Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Gallery Manager                                                              August 2016 - May 2018

Apartment Earth Gallery

Charleston, WV

Studio Technician

Ceramics / Computer lab / Printmaking

August 2015 - Present

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

Gallery Assistant 

June 2018 - August 2018 

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

Gatlinburg, TN

Installation Assistant

Jerry’s Map by Jerry Gretzinger

April 2016

Taylor Books

Charleston, WV

Installation Assistant

August 2015

World of the Willing by Michael McKowen

Della Brown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

Potters Assistant - Josh Copus 

Josh Copus Pottery | Marshall, NC

August 2019 - April 2020

INTERNSHIPS

Properties Intern

Summer of 2016 & 2017

Contemporary American Theater Festival

Shepherdstown, WV

Graphic Design Internship

August 2015 - December 2015  

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

Mural Workshop Intern

2015

Mark Licari Mural Workshop

Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of WV

Charleston, West Virginia

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Clay Camp Intructor 

June  2018

Taylor Books 

Charleston, WV

EDUCATION

President

2015 - 2017

Motivational Organization for New Artists

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

President

2013 - 2014

Philosophy Club

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

 Bachelors

 West Virginia State University

 Studio Art - Graphic Design / Ceramics / Painting

 December 2018 

 Institute, WV 

WORKSHOPS

 Colorful Slips 

 Eva Kwong 

 August 2018 

 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

 Gatlinburg, TN

Trash to Treasure 

Julia Gartrell 

July 2018 

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

Gatlinburg, TN

Woodfired Ceramics 

Ted Neal 

June 2018 

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

Gatlinburg, TN

 Metal / Paper / Print

 Lynn Batchelder 

 June 2018 

 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

 Gatlinburg TN

Hand and Machine: Experimentation and Provocation 

Andy Brayman 

Huntington Museum of Art 

Huntington, WV 

AWARDS

Tamarack Foundation Emerging 

Artist Fellow

2020

West Virginia 

Featured Artist

2016

Visions and Shadows

Oglebay Institute Stifel Fine Arts Center

Wheeling, WV

3rd place

2014

Sorrow and Rapture

Downtown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Charleston,WV

MEDIA

Arrowmont school of Arts and Crafts Blog 

Featured work-study

https://www.arrowmont.org/craft-as-vehicle-for-community-the-faces-of-arrowmont-2/

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

Spirits of Halloween

2016

Downtown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Charleston,WV  

Sight of Sound

2016

Della Brown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

WVSU Faculty Exhibition

2015

Downtown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Charleston,WV  

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

Visions & Shadows - Featured Artist

2016

Oglebay Institute Stifel Fine Arts Center

Wheeling, WV

3rd Annual Juried Exhibition

2018

Apartment Earth Gallery

Charleston, WV

Sorrow & Rapture - 3rd place

2014

West Virginia State University

Downtown Gallery

Charleston,WV

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Senior Exhibition

December 2018

Della Brown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Institute, WV

Charleston Art Walk

2017

Romano & Associates

Charleston, WV

Hello My Name is…

Group Show and Open Studio

2017

Downtown Gallery

West Virginia State University

Charleston, WV

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Reliquaries 

2018

Guilded Age Tattoo Shop

Charleston, WV

Reliquaries 

2018

Apartment Earth Gallery

Charleston, WV

REFERENCES

  Josh Martin

  Chair of the Art Department at West Virginia State University

  martinjd@wvstateu.edu

  (304) 747-8115

  Molly Erlandson

  Ceramics & Traditional Photography Professor at West Virginia State University

  erlandms@wvstateu.edu

  (304) 881-5200

  Kelsey Dillow

  Gallery Manager
  kdillow@arrowmont.org
  865-436-5860 ext. 22

  Chase Molden

  Properties Master/Supervisor at the Contemporary American Theater Festival

  cmolden@shepherd.edu

  (740) 973-8158

  Katelin Ashcraft

  Assistant Props Master, Contemporary American Theater Festival

  Assistant Props Master, Actors Theater of Louisville

  kashcraft@actorstheatre.org

  (520) 271-1820

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