Born 1984. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


2012 MFA 3 Dimensional Studies, Studio Glass

        Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois

2006 BFA 3 Dimensional Studies, Studio Glass

        Alfred University, Alfred, New York

2006 BA German Language

        Alfred University, Alfred New York

2005 Semester Exchange Abroad Junior Year in Munich

        Ludwig Maximilian’s University, Germany

2001 Workshops 2 and 3 Dimensional Studies 

        Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Awards - Residencies

 2012 34th Anual Student Artwork Purchase Award Grand Prize

         Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

2009 - 2012 Graduate Assistantships 

         Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

2009 Kiln Casting Artist in Residence 

        North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland

2007 Cueno - Bernstein Scholarship 

        The Night Fisherman film, Prague, Czech Republic

2005 International Internship Award to Franz Mayer of Munich

        Alfred University, Alfred New York

Professional Experience

2018 - Project Manager 

          Mayer of Munich - Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt, Munich, Germany

2016 + 2017 Project Coordinator 

          Skyline Design, Chicago, Ilinois

2015 + 2016 Glass Production 

          West Supply, Chicago, Illinois

2015 + 2016 Hot Glass Equipment - Design and Build 

          Firehouse Art Studio, Chicago, Illinois

2012 - 2015 Cold and Kiln Studio Manager 

          Ignite Glass Studios, Chicago, Illinois

2011 + 2012 Cold Shop Coordinator 

          Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington

2011 + 2012 Glass Studio Technician Graduate Assistantship

          Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2008 Fabrication Shop Coordinator 

        Otto Design Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2007 + 2008 Art Handler ceramic sculptures, S.O.F.A. New York and Chicago

        Lacoste Gallery, Concord, Massachusetts

2007 Miniatures and Set Construction for sci-fi film 

        The Night Fisherman, Prague, Czech Republic

2006 + 2007 Glass Furnace and Kiln Technicians Assistant 

        Alfred University, Alfred, New York

2005 Studio Internship - Glass painting

        Mayer of Munich, Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt, Munich Germany

2004 Production Glassblowing 

        Fellerman and Raabe Studio, Sheffield, Massachusetts

2001 Assistant to the Studio Technician 

        Hot Soup Glass Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


2013  -  2015 Instructor Hot Projects: Glass Production Workshop

        The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2012 + 2013 Teaching Assistant for instructor Jiyong Lee

        Explorations in Cold Working Glass, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

2011 + 2012 Instructor of Visual Arts

        Foundations Program, Sculpture and 3D Design, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois

2010 Teaching Assistant to Hank Adams

        Hot Casting Workshop, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois

2007 + 2008 Glass Casting and Engraving

        GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, Pennsylvania

Selected Exhibitions

2020     ImPossible Futures, Galerie Christoph Dürr, Munich, Germany

2019     Die Kunst Verbindet alle Welt, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany

2015     Fictional Technologies, group show, Firehouse Art Studio, Chicago, IL 

2014     Ceramics and Glass, group show, Ukrainian Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois

2012     Gradient Surface, MFA Thesis, Carbondale, Illinois

2011     Review, Third Degree Glass Factory, St. Louis, Missouri

2011     Advancing Perspectives, Third Degree Glass Factory, St. Louis, Missouri

2010     Oxford Art Alliance Showcase, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

2010     Glass at 40, University Museum, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2009     Residents, North Lands Creative Glass Gallery, Lybster, Scotland

2007     Gallery in the Garden, Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania

2007     Festival Dozinky, Museum of Agriculture, Prague, Czech Republic

2006     Ethereal Volumes, BFA Thesis, Robert Turner Gallery, Alfred, New York

2006     New Castings, Sculpture Box Gallery, Alfred, New York

2005     Inverse Forms, Rooftop Architectural Neon Installation, Harder Hall, Alfred, New York

2005     JYM Illustrated, glass engraving, JYM Program Office, Munich, Germany