Education 

2019-2021      Master of Fine Arts candidate in Jewelry + Metalsmithing

                         Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI 

 

2018                Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design     

                         School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  

 

2018                Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

                         School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN                                                                                 

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2019                I was, I am, I will,

                        Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

2018                Looking forward, Looking back

                        Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

Exhibitions  

2019                (Upcoming) Finalist of Profile' 19 Awards + Exhibition

                        Sydney, Australia 

 

                        (Upcoming) Brooching: Identity and Gender

                        Ton Pottery Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

 

                        Trunk Show

                         Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                         In Residence

                        Group exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                        Nuance: Craftsmanship, Imagination and Innovation

                        Juried exhibition, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, NJ

 

                        Chicago Chandeliers

                         Juried exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

                        Lillstreet Metals

                        Juried exhibition, Adorned Spaces, SNAG, Chicago, IL

 

                         SNAG Conference Trunk Show

                        The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL

 

2018                College Invitational Exhibition Artwork Manifest

                        Juried Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

                        National Society of Arts & Letters Exhibition  

                        Juried Exhibition, Ivy Tech John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Society of North American Goldsmiths Student Exhibition 

                        Juried Exhibition, SNAG MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage Conference,               Portland,                         OR

 

                        Indiana University BA Fashion Show

                        Indiana University Memorial Union, Bloomington, IN

 

2017                 Forge Form Fabricate

                        Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois Metalsmith Society, Carbondale, IL

 

                        Finalist of Niche Award

                        American and Canadian Fine Craft

 

                        BFA Area Show

                        Group Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery, Bloomington, IN

 

                         Lineage as Legacy 

                        John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

 

                        BA Fashion Show

                        Indiana University School of Art, Architecture + Design, Bloomington, IN

 

2016                Pervasive Pollution Traveling Exhibition

                        Lewandowski Student Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC; Asheville                                                               Museum of Art, Asheville, NC; Fuller Projects, Indiana University School of Art,                                                         Architecture + Design, Bloomington, IN

           

                        BFA Area Show

                        Group Exhibition, Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

          

                        “WHY” Group exhibition

                         i-Fell Gallery, Bloomington, IN

 

                         Indiana University BA Fashion Show

                        Indiana University Memorial Union, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Elsa Peretti Show

                        Indiana University School of Art, Architecture + Design, Bloomington, IN

 

 

Awards, Fellowship & Scholarships 

2019                Graduate Fellowship

                        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

                        Edward Holbrook Scholarship

                        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

                        Tiffany & Co. Foundation Scholarship, 

                        Tiffany and Co., New York, NY

 

2018                Hutton Honors Professional Experience Internship Grant

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Hutton Honors College Creative Activity Grant

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Hutton Honors College/ School of Fine Arts BFA Capstone Award

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Alma Eikerman Memorial Award in Visual Arts,

                        The National Society of Arts and Letters, Bloomington, IN

 

2017                Executive Dean’s List of the College of Arts and Science

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design Area Award

                        Indiana University, School of Art, Architecture + Design, Bloomington, IN

 

                        School of Public Health Dean’s List

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

                        Indiana University Holiday Award - Pygmalion's Award

                        School of Art, Architecture + Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

2016                School of Public Health Dean’s List

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

                        Executive Dean’s List of the College of Arts and Science

                        Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

Professional Experience 

2019                Program Assistant in Jewelry + Metalsmithing  

                        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2018-2019      Local Shipping Liaison & Digital Student Slide Show Coordinator  

                        Society of North American Goldsmiths, Eugene, OR

 

2018-2019      Artist in Residence, Instructor in Metalsmithing, Jewelry& Glass  

                        Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, iL                 

 

2017-2018      President 

                        Metalsmithing & Jewelry Guild at Indiana University  

 

2016-2017      Secretary           

                        Metalsmithing & Jewelry Guild at Indiana University                                                

 

Lectures 

2018                Artist Talk, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

 

Publication 

2018                Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, spring, Page 64-67

                       Union Board, the Indiana Memorial Union   

2015                Canvas Creative Arts Magazine, fall, Page 40

                       Union Board, the Indiana Memorial Union

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