Education
2011 Masters in Art, Style and Design, University of Glasgow, London, UK
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Crafts- concentration in jewelry/metalsmithing and fibers, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                                                                   

Related Education

2018 Moscow Mule Cups, raising techniques, Metalwerx, Waltham, MA, Instructor: Adam Whitney, friends of Metalwerx scholarship

2018 Winter residency, Penland School of Crafts, Asheville, North Carolina
2017 Being a Jeweler, Things they don't teach you in art school, Metalwerx, Waltham, MA, Instructor: Andrea Zatarain, friends of Metalwerx scholarship
2013 Blacksmithing “crab lock” construction, Instructor: Peter Ross, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME (full scholarship)
2008 Certificate in wax carving and design techniques for jewelry production, Gemological Institute of America, NYC
2003 Metalsmithing techniques, Instructor: Alan Scharff, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2002 Shibori and cyanotype methods for fabric, Instructor: Nicole St. Pierre, Peter’s Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ (half scholarship)                                                                                                                                

Juried Craft Shows

2018 Art Providence Holiday Show, Providence, RI

2018 Philadelphia Holiday Art Star Craft Bazaar, Philadelphia, PA

2017 Berkshires Art and Cultural Festival, Lenox, MA
2017 Art Star Craft Bazaar, Philadelphia, PA
2016, 2017, Holiday Festival of Crafts, The Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
2016 Seconds Sale, Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, MA
2015 StART on the Street, Worcester, MA
2015 stART at the Station, Worcester, MA
2017, 2016, 2015 and 2009 Art Unleashed, to support the Sam S. Mckeel Promising Young Artist Scholarship Fund, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                              

Exhibitions
2016 Safety Pins, By the People for the People, Sienna Patti Gallery, Lenox, MA

2016, 2018, 30 Plus Faculty Biennial, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
2016 Various Artists, Various Media, Sprinkler Factory, Worcester, MA
2004 Identifying Now, Nexus Gallery, Senior Thesis Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Ornament and Armament, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
Banquet of Illumination and Shadow, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Banquet of the Seven Deadly Sins, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Banquet of Coney Island of the Mind, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Teaching Experience

February 2019- From Metal to Textile, Weaving Fused Chains, Metalwerx, Waltham, MA

March-April 2018- Beginner jewelry making, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

August 2017-Metal Jewelry Bootcamp for Beginners, Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, MA
July 2016-2017 summer program for High School students, jewelry and metals instructor, Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program, Williamsburg, MA
2005-current, Beginner, intermediate and advanced jewelry making, special topics, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

Publications
2010 Buttons, Beads, and Blisters, reviewed by Ariana Shuris, Pulse Magazine, Worcester, MA

Professional Memberships

Since 2018 Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman
Since 2015 Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG)
Since 2017 American Craft Council (ACC)