Education

2014 - Current - University of Florida; Gainesville, FL Post- Baccalaureate Student, Ceramics

2014 - Tennessee Technological University; Cookeville, TN Post- Baccalaureate Student, Certificate in Art Education K-12

2010 - 2013 - Appalachian Center for Craft; Smithville, TN Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Cum Laude

Select Exhibitions

2014 – The Food Experience, WARPhaus Gallery, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2014 - Arts in the Airport Juried Exhibition, “Award of Merit” Knoxville Airport; Knoxville, TN

2013 - Pop the Kettle on Solo Thesis Exhibition, Appalachian Center for Craft; Smithville, TN

2012 - Student Juried Exhibition Appalachian Center for Craft; Smithville, TN

2011 - Windgate Scholarship Recipient Show, Tennessee Technological University; Cookeville, TN

2010 - The Art of Clay, Appalachian Center for Craft; Smithville, TN

2009 - Mighty Mud Clay Invitational Show, Knoxville, TN

Professional Experience

2014 - Current - Ceramics Instructor, Arts and Crafts Center, J. Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2014 - Studio Assistant; Penland School of Craft, NC Dinner Plans, Instructor - Elisa Difeo

2014 - Art Education Intern, Powell Middle School, Knoxville, TN

2014 - Art Education Intern, Beaumont Magnet Arts Academy, Knoxville, TN

2014 - Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Roane State Community College, Knoxville, TN

2014 - Studio Assistant; St. Ives, United Kingdom Leach Pottery

2013 - Studio Assistant/Sales Associate, Knoxville, TN Mighty Mud Clay

2012 - 2013 – Instructor, Appalachian Center for Craft Youth Programing, Ceramics and Fibers

2011 - Ceramics Work Study, Penland School of Craft, NC, Pottery Inside and out, Instructor – Emily Reason

Honors

2011 - Bacchanal Scholarship Recipient

2011 - Windgate Scholarship Recipient

Associations

2014 - Current - Member - Hand-built or Thrown (H.O.T Clay) The University of Florida

2013 - Current - Member - National Art Education Association (NAEA)

2010 - Current - Member - National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

2014 - Current - Member - Arts and Culture Alliance, Knoxville, TN

2012 - President - Visual Arts Society of Tennessee Technological University