Education

2014    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - Art History/Anthropology

2007 MFA -  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA - Material Studies / Metalsmithing

2003 BFA -  Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Metalsmithing

2001    London College of Fashion, London, UK

Solo Exhibition

2017 Ritual, Gordy's Fine Art, Muncie IN

2008  In Memoriam, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2007  A History Revealed: The Inventions of Minnie Eureka Young,  Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA

2003  The Captive Dove Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY

Selected Group Exhibition

2016   STAFF : Photography at the University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Charles Addams Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015    Body/Body, Philomathean Society, Philadelphia, PA

2014   Totem, BOOM Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2013   Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania Charles Addams Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011    Dual, Travers Gallery, Seattle, WA

            Tacit, Virginia Arts Center, Richmond, VA

2010   Artspace Fine Contemporary Craft Exhibition, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

             Social Skin, Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA

             Le Petite Mort: The Little Deaths Show, Shadow Space Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009   Paradox Now! Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

              ReVolution: 105 Years of Teaching at UARTS, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

              Jewelry in Motion, SNAG 2009, Philadelphia, PA

              Women’s Wear/Women’s Ware, University of Michigan, Ford Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

2008   White Hot, BahdeeBahdu, Philadelphia, PA

              Dances of Vice II, Montauk Club, Brooklyn, NY

              Marlboro Gallery Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Prince George Community College, Largo, MD   

              School to Work, ACC Exhibition, Baltimore, MD

2007    11th International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

              Introductions 3, Irvine Contemporary Gallery, Washington, DC 

              Combined Talents: Florida International Exhibition, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts,         

             Tallahassee, FL

              Driven, SNAG Annual Student Slide Show, Memphis, TN

             MFA Biennial Exhibition, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

             Visual Art Society of Texas 39th Annual Spring Exhibition, Visual Art Society of Texas, Denton, TX

             Radical Jewelry Makeover: Richmond Edition, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

             We and Us, PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

2017   Artist in Residence, The Common Press, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2012    Artist in Residence, Berman Art Museum at Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

            As part of “Workshopping The Everyday” semester project, in conjunction with the departments of sculpture, history, creative writing and photography.

2009   Visiting Artist, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

2008  Kari Beims Sculpture Award for Best in Show

           Marlboro Gallery Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Prince George Community College, Largo, MD 

2007  Invited Juror, Peachtree Awards, Virginia Commonwealth University

            Fine Artist of the Year, Honorable Mention, CQ Journal

            Gold Medal Award for Fine Art, CQ Journal, Issue 6

            Juror’s Award, Visual Art Society of Texas 39th Annual Spring Exhibition, Visual Art Society of Texas,

            Denton, TX

             Presenting Artist, VCU Foundation, Richmond, VA

Publications &  Credits

2012    Art Jewelry Forum: The Commonwealth Series: David McFadden Lecture Review

2010    Artist Interview: 10 Questions Series, Brooklyn Art Project Blog, Sept. 6, 2010

              Dreams from a Petrified Head, Short Film by Dan Ouellette featuring several sculptural works, New York, NY

2009   Jewelry Designer, Changing the Game, Feature Film, directed by Rel Dowdell, Philadelphia PA

2008    New York Wave, NHK Japan TV Documentary Featured Artist, New York, NY

               Air Date, September 6, 2009, Japan

2007     CQ Journal, Issue 6, Images, National

               Style Weekly, December 20, 2006, Volume XXIV No. 51, “Hot and Sold”  Editorial, Richmond, VA