Education

2016

2012

2009

MFA Ceramics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 

BFA Ceramics, California State University of Long Beach, CA

 

AA Liberal Arts, Moorpark College, CA

Teaching Experience

2018 - Present

2019

2018 - 2019

2017

 

 

2014 - 2016

2013 - 2014

 

2012 - 2013

2009 - 2011

Full-Time Visiting Lecturer of Ceramics and Ceramics Facilities Coordinator, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN-Fall 2018 

 

Ceramics Instructor-Beginning/Intermediate Ceramic Sculpture South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN -Spring 2019

Adjunct Faculty and Studio Coordinator-Ceramics and Sculpture St. Louis Community College Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

Sabbatical Faculty Replacement-Ceramics and Sculpture St. Louis Community College Forest Park, St. Louis, MO-Spring and Summer Semesters 2017

Instructor of Record-Beginning/Advanced Ceramics, University of Notre Dame, SouthBend, IN

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant-Ceramics All Levels, University of Notre Dame, SouthBend, IN

 

Ceramics Instructor-Beginning Wheel Throwing, Echo Ceramics, Los Angeles, CA 

Ceramics Teaching Assistant and Studio Technician California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

Exhibitions

Solo:

2019

Group: 

2020

 

2019

 

 

2018

 

 

2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

2015

 

 

 

 

 

2014

 

 

2013

 

 

 

 

 

2012

 

 

 

 

2010

 

 

 

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

Circumstances of Whim, Iowa Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

Requiem, University of Notre Dame, IN

 

 

Royal West of England Academy 168th Annual Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, England

California Open Exhibition 2020, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

42nd Annual Elkhart Regional Exhibition, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN

 

Beyond the Brickyard 2020, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT (Curated by Chris Staley)

 

7th Central Time Ceramics Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (Curated by Doug Jeppesen)

 

Galex 54 Exhibition, Galesburg, IL

 

Very Cool, 229 N. Lafayette Gallery, South Bend, IN

 

Unwedged, Pottery Northwest Gallery, Seattle, WA

(Curated by Tip Toland)

 

Blue, Webster Arts Gallery, St. Louis, MO

 

Anew,Intersect Arts Center, St. Louis, MO

A.I.R Vallauris Resident Artist Group Exhibition, Vallauris, France

 

Here//Now, Intersect Arts Center, St. Louis, MO

 

STLCC Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, St.Louis, MO

 

Identi-TEA: 16th Biennial Teapot Exhibition, Craft Alliance Center,St. Louis, MO

 

Los Angeles Open Exhibition 2018, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

California Open Exhibition 2017, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA-Awarded Honorable Mention

 

Rabbit Hole, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

 

Trois, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

  

STLCC Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

The Pop Up 2017, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

 

Beyond the Brickyard 2016, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

Replication/Consumption, Masters Thesis Exhibition Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

 

Part Two, Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

 

Solarium 2015, Solarium Gallery, University of Notre Dame,

South Bend, IN

LAMCCA Annual Exhibition, LAMCCA, Los Angeles, CA

 

New Faces, Isis Gallery, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

 

Built, CALB Bungalow Galleries Downtown Long Beach,

Long Beach, CA

INSIGHTS 2012, University Art Museum,

Cal State Long Beach, CA

 

Darkly, BFA Senior Exhibition, Max L. Gatov Gallery,

Cal State Long Beach, CA

 

24/7 International Ceramic Exhibition, Max L. Gatov Gallery,

Cal State Long Beach, CA

Phresh Crop, Moorpark College Art Gallery, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA

 

Moorpark College Phyllis Arnold Scholarship Exhibition,

Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA

 

Buenaventura Art Association Group Exhibition,

Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA

 

Moorpark Arts Festival Annual Exhibition, Moorpark, CA

 

Buenaventura Art Association Group Exhibition,

Harbor Village Gallery, Ventura, CA

 

Buenaventura Collegiate Scholarship Exhibition, Ventura, CA

Westlake Village Annual Art Exhibition 2007, Westlake, CA

Residencies

2018

 

 

 

 

2014

 

2012

A.I.R Vallauris International Ceramics Residency, Vallauris, France- Summer 2018

 

St. Louis Community College Forest Park, St. Louis, MO-Fall 2018

 

LAMCCA, Los Angeles, CA-Summer 2014

 

California State University Long Beach, Long Beach,

CA - Summer and Fall 2012

Awards and Honors

2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

 

2018

 

2017

2016

 

 

2015

 

 

2013

 

 

 

2011

 

 

 

 

 

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

Artist Talk and Workshop: Austin Community College -

Highland Campus, Austin, TX

 

Artist Talk: Webster University, Webster Groves, MO

 

Grant Awarded: Visiting Artist Lecture/Exhibition Series, University of Notre Dame Presents: Matt Wedel-Ceramic Sculptor

 

 

Grant Awarded: Visiting Artist Lecture/Exhibition Series,

University of Notre Dame Presents: Emily Elliott-Sculptor

 

Grant Awarded: Materials Restoration Grant for New Ceramics Kiln Shelves and Potters Wheels-University of Notre Dame

Publication: Ceramics Monthly, March 2018, page 18

 

St. Louis Community College Forest Park Culinary Arts Gala Commission

Juror: St. Louis Community College Forest Park Annual Student

Art Competition

 

Featured Artist/Performance Sculpture: The Will Flores Fund,

St. Louis, MO

 

Ceramics Workshop: Wheel Throwing Techniques-Fall 2017, University of Notre Dame, IN

 

Nomination: University of Notre Dame Teacher of The Year

Juror: Sunflower Art Festival, La Porte, IN


Full Graduate School Tuition Scholarship Awarded:

University of Notre Dame, IN

 

Recipient of CSULB Ceramic Arts Italy Travel Scholarship:

Rome, Florence, and Venice

 

Michael Capinegro Fine Arts Project Commission, Long Beach, CA

 

 

Publication:Moorpark College Review Magazine: www.moorparkcollege.edu/review

 

Excellence Award:Phyllis Arnold Scholarship Exhibition,

Moorpark, CA

 

1st Place: Moorpark Arts Festival, Moorpark, CA

 

Honorable Mention/Scholarship Award: Buenaventura Art Association Collegiate Competition, Ventura, CA

 

 

Honorable Mention: Westlake Village Art Guild Competition, Westlake, CA