B.F.A.     Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing, Ceramics     Miami University of Ohio

             Thematic Sequence: Interactive Media Studies



Student Tech Fee Grant, Digital Initiative in Studio Arts: Digital Fabrication

Co-Authored, annual competitive grant process, $33,000 awarded for implementation of rapid prototyping equipment in the studio


Undergraduate Summer Scholars International Program: Art and Design in Bohemia

University-wide competition, 100 awards annually, $2,600 fellowship award, 12 credit  hour international research experience



Summerfair Cincinnati Emerging Artist

Selected among fellow students at Miami University and local Cincinnati, OH schools



Exhibition in Motion: Pomp and Swagger, SNAG, Phoenix, AZ


Foundations in Stone, Lee Gallery, Hiestand Hall, Miami University, Oxford, OH

2-Person, retrospective exhibition of research done in the Czech Republic

Oxford Kinetics Festival, Oxford Community Arts Center, Oxford, OH

Group, public art exhibition featuring kinetic and interactive art to the local community

One Elf Left, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Group, senior capstone exhibition


Emerging Artist Exhibition, Anderson Center, Cincinnati, OH

Group, exhibition showcasing finalists in Summerfair Cincinnati award competition

Interactive Art Exhibition, Hiestand Hall Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Group, public exhibition promoting interactivity with works of art


Multiple Strategies, The Covington Artisans Enterprise Center, Covington, KY

Group, public exhibition presenting artists that work in multiple mediums

Professional Experience


Teacher of Record Art 160, Miami University Rowan Art Center, Oxford, OH

Full instruction, grading

Jewelry and Metals Studio Monitor, Miami University Hiestand Studios, Oxford, OH

Informal instruction, ensure general safety, studio cleanup, tool repair and maintenance


Ceramic Apprenticeship, Lawrence Kearns Pottery, Reily, OH

Production wheel throwing, kiln firing, glaze formulation, inventory management, sales

Miami University Jewelery Sale, Miami University Metals, Oxford, OH

Marketing manager, annual sale, entrepreneurial practicum

Professional Skills


Welding (stick, MIG), brazing, wood working, wood turning, mold making (plaster, alginate, urethane, sand, investment, latex, rtv, silicone), electrical skills, casting (bronze, aluminum, centrifugal, cuttlefish)


Soldering, low-temperature soldering, forging, casting, piercing, etc.


Hand building, slab building, wheel throwing, glaze formulation, clay formulation, kiln firing, kiln building, etc.


Rhinoceros (CAD/CAM), Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Processing, Arduino



SNAG Metalsmith Conference, Phoenix, AZ

Buyer’s Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA

Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL

One of a Kind, Chicago, IL


Studio Visit, Crucial Detail, Chicago, IL

Studio Visit, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, NY


Travel Abroad Museum Tour, Milan, Italy

Travel Abroad Museum Tour, Budapest, Hungary

Studio Visit, Lhotský Glass Studio, Pelechov, Czech Republic

Travel Abroad Museum Tour, Czech Republic

Gallery Forum, Malton Gallery, Cincinnati, OH


Sculptural Objects and Functional Art, Chicago, IL

Current Employment

2012 – Present

Studio Manager, Crucial Detail LLC, Chicago, IL

Professional Organizations

Graduate Critique Organization

Society Of North American Goldsmiths

Chicago Metal Arts Guild