Résumé

EDUCATION

2015

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Master of Fine Arts with Metalwork/Jewelry Emphasis

2013

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
Master of Arts with Metalwork/Jewelry Emphasis
and Museum Studies Certificate

2009

University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Minors in Cinema Studies and Chemistry

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EXHIBITIONS

2014

TOP Jewels National Jewelry Design Exhibition 
Durango Arts Center, Durango, Colorado

Luminarts Visual Arts Competition 
Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois
Finalist

TEN° 
Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

2013

HUMIFUSE (solo)
Gallery 215, DeKalb, Illinois

4th Year Anniversary Show 
Water Street Studios, Batavia, Illinois
Honorable Mention, Juror: Glenn Wexler

Confluence: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition 
In conjunction with the Society of North American Goldsmiths annual conference, Toronto, Canada
Jurors: Cheryl Fraser and Robert Longyear

ANTHROTROPISM, solo
Brauer Gallery, Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb, Illinois

Annual Juried Blick Art Materials Ars Nova Exhibition 
Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
Second Place (Graduate Category), Juror: Philip Soosloff, Professor of Art at Rockford College

Love Under Funnel Cake and Vengaboys
Space Club HQ, Chicago, Illinois
Curators: Carrie Ann Schumacker and Bogumil Bronkowski

2012

Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Arts Competition
Union League Club, Chicago, Illinois
Finalist

Exhibition in Motion: Pomp & Swagger
Runway Exhibition at the SNAG annual conference, Phoenix, Arizona
Jurors: Joe Churchman, Michelle Pajak-Reynolds, and Michael Dale Bernard

Fusion: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition
Society of North American Goldsmiths annual conference, Phoenix, Arizona
Jurors: Michael Parrett, Lynn Cool, and French Thompson

collected.
Group exhibition with Elyse and Jaime Sawka
Ellwood House Visitors Center, DeKalb, Illinois

Differences Unite Us
ganoksin.com (international online exhibition)
Curator: Beth Wicker

2011

2011 Annual Juried Grad Show
Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
Second Place, Juror: Jeff Crisman, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University

Multiples
Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

On the Body and in the Hand
NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, Illinois
Curator: Jamie Obermeier, Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University

SIMS’ (Southern Illinois Metalsmiths Society) 4th Annual
Form, Fabricate, Forge

Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, Illinois
Juried

2010

2010 Annual Juried Grad Show
Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
Juror: Carol Jackson

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PUBLICATIONS

2012    Towers Magazine
NIU Student Publication, DeKalb, Illinois
 Pieces selected for publication

2011    Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art
Exhibition Catalog, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
 Graphic design and editing

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CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2014

New Acquisitions: Furniture from the Jacob Haish Mansion
Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb, Illinois
Curatorial Assistant, Design, and Installation

2013

ŏn-sŏm’ bel: The Chair and What You Wear
Water Street Studios, Batavia, Illinois
Invited as Guest Gallery Director to install exhibition

ARCHEOLOGIA A SALEMI: dalla scienza alla collezione (in progress)
Palazzo dei musei, Salemi, Sicily, Italy
Lead Consultant for exhibition and museum

2012

ARCHEOLOGIA A SALEMI: dalla terra alla storia
Palazzo dei musei, Salemi, Sicily, Italy
Part of five person team invited to organize exhibition through grant given by the Salemi community

2011

Tattoo: An American Evolution (traveling exhibition)
Co-Curator with Peter Van Ael

More Than Just Metal: Works by NIU Faculty and Graduate Students
Gallery 214, DeKalb, Illinois
Curator

Inked: Tattoo Imagery in Contemporary Art
Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois
Co-Curator with Peter Van Ael & Installation
Received IAM Certificate of Superior Achievement in Exhibits (2012)

Music to My Eyes: Musical Instruments as Visual Art
NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, Illinois
Group Curated Exhibition & Installation
Received IAM Certificate of Excellence in Exhibits (2011)

2010

Tattoo: An American Evolution
Gallery 214, DeKalb, Illinois
Group Curated Exhibition & Installation
Received IAM Certificate of Excellence in Exhibits (2011)

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