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Education

2002-2006 West Virginia University, M.F.A. in Ceramics, Morgantown, WV

2004 Fall Semester West Virginia University and Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute International Ceramic Studio, Certificate of Completion, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P. R. of China

1999-2002 The Ohio State University, B.F.A. in Ceramics, Columbus, OH

1997-1999 Otterbein College, Emphasis in Ceramics, Westerville, OH

Teaching and Professional Experience

2015 Lecture/Slide Talk, Soda Firing, Flint Hill School, Oakton, VA

2015 Throwing Demonstration/Lecture, Bradley B Pottery, Kiln Club, Lee Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2014-current Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA

2010-2013 Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Hood College, Fredrick, MD

2012-2013 Technical Coordinator, Department of Art and Archaeology, Hood College, Frederick, MD,

2012 Fall Semester Acting Director of Graduate Ceramic Arts Program, Hood College, Frederick, MD

2011 Ceramic Instructor, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2010 Lecture/Slide Talk, WVU/Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute Ceramic Program, Kiln Club, Lee Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2010 Ceramic Instructor, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2009 Ceramic Instructor, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA?

2009 Lecture/Slide Talk, Point of Passage, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2008-2009 Visiting Artist/Studio Technician, West Virginia University/Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute International Ceramic Studio, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China?

2008 Slide Talk and Throwing Demonstration, WVU/Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute International Ceramic Studio, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2008 Ceramic Instructor, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA

2006-Present Kiln Repair & Potter, Bradley B Pottery, Manassas, VA

2006 Fall semester Studio Assistant/Technician, W.V.U. Production Studio, Morgantown, WV

2006 Summer Semester Adjunct Professor, Non-majors Ceramics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2005-2006 Teaching Associate/Assistant (Instructor of record), Beginning Ceramics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2003-2006 Gallery Assistant, Mesaros Galleries, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2004 Fall Semester Wood Kiln Building, W.V.U.-Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2003-2004 Summer Production Assistant, W.V.U. Production Studio, Morgantown, WV

2003 Slide Talk and Throwing Demonstration, Craft Center, W.V.U., Morgantown, WV

Grants and Awards

2008 Workshop Grant, Appalachian Regional Commission’s Enhanced Distressed Counties and the Tamarack Foundation business, Beckley, WV

2008 Equipment Grant, Tamarack Foundation, Beckley, WV

2008 Impact Grant, Steptoe & Johnson – Cyndi Jones and Arts Monongahela, Morgantown, WV

2003-2006 Full Tuition Scholarship, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2004 Global Education Opportunity Award, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2004 Travel Grant, College of Creative Arts, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

2003 Student Award, Niche Magazine, Philadelphia, PA

Exhibition Record

“Solo” shows marked by asterisk *

2015 Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center, “3rd Annual Art Show,” Annandale, VA

2015 Ceramics Gallery, “Drink This!: Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show,” Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

2013 Market House Craft Center, “Strictly Functional Pottery National,” East Petersburg, PA

2012 Beck Gallery, “Featured Artists Exhibit,” The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, Frankfort, MI

* 2012 Gallery 831, “Sacred Vessels”, Columbus, OH

2011 Manassas Clay, “Wood Fire Exhibition”, Manassas, VA

2011 Hodson Gallery, “Junction,” Hood College, Fredrick, MD

* 2010 Zig Zag Gallery, “Sacred Relationships,” The Plains, VA

2010 Red Dot Gallery, “Steep,” Birmingham, AL

2010 Craftsman House Gallery, 4th Annual Craftsman House Invitational Teapot Show, St. Petersburg, FL

* 2009 Manassas Clay, Wood Fire Show, Manassas, VA

* 2009 c2 Gallery, “Sacred Relationships”, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2009 Gallery One, “Hope for Ceramics”, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2009 I Art Bank Gallery, International Ceramics Exhibition, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, P.R. of China

2008 Robert P. Anderson Gallery, WVU/JCI/NCECA Art Exhibition, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, P.R. of China

2008 Washington St. Gallery, WVU Former Grads, Lewisburg, WV

2008 Ice House Gallery, “Fire Works: A Celebration of Wood-Fired Ceramics,” invitational exhibition, Berkley Springs, WV

2008 Gallery 423, “Spouting Off, Again”, invitational exhibition, Columbus, IN,

2008 Strictly Functional Pottery National, juried exhibition, Lancaster, PA

2007 Arts Monongahela Gallery, Art Tour ’07, Morgantown, WV

2007 Artisan Gallery, “Consider the Cup”, invitational exhibition, MA

2007 Washington St. Gallery, National Exhibit, invitational exhibition, Lewisburg, WV

2007 Mellwood Art Center, “Influential Journeys”, NCECA invitational exhibition, Louisville, KY

2006 Baltimore Clayworks, 100 Teapots III, juried exhibition, Baltimore, Maryland

2006 Strictly Functional Pottery National, juried exhibition, Lancaster, PA

* 2006 Laura Mesaros Gallery “Functional Evolution,” M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Morgantown, WV

2005 Zenclay Galleries, Invitational Mug Show, Morgantown, WV

2005 Paul Mesaros Gallery, “What You Will, “ Morgantown, WV

2004 Laura Mesaros Gallery, Graduate Exhibition 2004, Morgantown, WV

2003 Tonique Trilogy, Art Tour ’03, Morgantown, WV

2003 Zenclay Galleries, “Ceramics”, invitational exhibition, Morgantown, WV

Bibliography

2009 Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing. Lark Books.

2008 500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style. Lark Books.

2005 500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form. Lark Books.

Juried Art Shows

2010 American Craft Council (ACC) Show, Juried/Retail, Atlanta, GA

2010 Buyers Market of American Craft (Rosen Group), Juried/Wholesale, Philadelphia, PA,

2009 Mountaineer Week Arts and Craft Show, Juried/Retail, Morgantown, WV

2008 Arts on the River, Juried/Retail, Morgantown, WV

2008 Sugarloaf Craft Festivals, Juried/Retail, Chantilly, VA

2008 American Craft Council (ACC) Show, Juried/Retail, Atlanta, GA

2008 Buyers Market of American Craft (Rosen Group), Juried/Wholesale, Philadelphia, PA,

2007 Mountaineer Week Arts and Craft Show, Juried/Retail, Morgantown, WV

2007 Buyers Market of American Craft (Rosen Group), Juried/Wholesale, Philadelphia, PA

Gallery Representation

Amano, Birmingham, AL

Appalachian Spring Gallery, D.C.

Artisans Gallery, Lahaska, PA

Craftsman House Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

Clay and Paper Gallery, Dunedin, FL

Dry Dock, Stonington, ME

Fallingwater Gallery, Mill Run, PA

Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, IA

Kitchen Table, Walnut Creek, CA

Left Bank Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

Manassas Clay, Manassas, VA

Mountainmade, Thomas, WV

New Discoveries, Chicago, IL

Plum Nelly Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

Potters Wheel, Huston, TX

Pringles Fine Crafts, Chapel Hill, NC

Purple Cow Co, Wakefield, RI

Quicksiliver, Eureka Springs, AR

Silver Fox Gallery, Hendersonville, NC

Sparrow House, Plymouth, MA

Stewart’s Village Gallery, Waxhaw, NC

There‘s Room, Duluth, MN

The Artisans, McLean, VA

The Art Store, Charleston, WV

Washington Street Gallery, Lewisburg, WV

West Wind Potters, Harper’s Ferry, WV

Zig Zag, The Plains, VA

Current

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