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education

2006 MFA | Virginia Commonwealth University, VCUarts, Department of Craft and Material Studies, Concentration in Ceramics, Richmond, VA

1999 BFA | Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Department of Craft, Major in Ceramics with teaching certification, Philadelphia, PA,

1996 AFA | Keystone College, La Plume, PA

 

exhibitions

2018 Mother’s Memory, storycorps style workshop in partnership with Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

2017 Mother’s Memory, storycorps style workshop in partnership with MCV’s opening of the   New Mothers Unit, Richmond, VA

2017 Think Small 9, Art Space, Richmond, VA

2017 Mother’s Memory, storycorps style workshop as an extension of 1708 gallery’s 3×3  summer series, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017 Mother’s Memory, storycorps style workshop, VCU’s Cabell Library Richmond, VA

2017 Cabin Fever, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017 Now See Us Hear Us, Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017 Within Reach, ArtSpace Gallery, Richmond, VA

2017 Tasmeem 2017 Analogue Living in A digital World, VCUQatar/VCU Richmond, Doha, Qatar

2016 RVAclay Tour, Location: VCUarts FAB Building, Richmond, VA

2016 VCUhall, pop-up VCUarts clay exhibition at 2016 NCECA, Kansas City, MO

2016 Bling it Out!, Iridian Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016 Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016 Toast, Depot Gallery, Richmond, VA

2015 New Ceramics in the Old Dominion, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

2015 Think Small 8, Art Space, Richmond, VA

2015 VCUhall pop-up VCUarts clay exhibition at 2015 NCECA, Providence, RI

2014 Exquisite Corpse, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2014 We Brought This in a Mini Van (VCUarts at NCECA), Gallery 218, Milwaukee, MI

2014 Visual Textures, FCCA Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2014 Miles to Go Before I Sleep, co-lab with Sonya Clark at her Reynolds Gallery solo exhibition, Richmond, VA

2013 Small Works, The Shirt Factory Gallery, Glenn Falls, NY

2013 Think Small 7, Art Space, Richmond, VA

2013 Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012 Sphere of Influence, Linder Gallery, Keystone College, LaPlume, PA

2012 Contemporary Clay Invitational, J. Ferguson Gallery, Farmville, VA

2012 Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2011 Tacit, True F. Luck Gallery, Richmond, VA

2011 Think Small 6, Art Space, Richmond, VA

2011 Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 My Country Loves Me and Someday I’ll be President, Solo Show, Quirk Gallery Vault, Richmond, VA

2010 Tyler School of Art Ceramic Alumni, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Monster Drawing Rally, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2009 Happy Birthday, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2008 Spatial Relationships, FFA Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2008 Turned for Use II, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

2008 From the Ground Up, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2008 VCU Clay Alumni Show, Slaughterhouse Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2007 Hush/Lush, Piedmont Art Center, Martinsville, VA

2007 Undone, Art6 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2007 Master Quirks 2007, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006 Unrest, Solo Show, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA

2006 No Face – No Show, One Night Stand Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Amazing Clay Three, Staunton Arts Center, Staunton, VA

2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006 Group Exhibition, Gallery Five, Richmond, VA

2006 Select Works VCU Graduates, Capitol One, Richmond, VA

2006 The W/E Exchange, Clarmount University, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Marge Brown Kalodrner Graduate Student Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

 

special awards/residencies

2017 Soaring Gardens Residency, Ora Lerman Trust, Montrose, PA

2016 Distinguished Faculty Service Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, VCUarts, Richmond, VA

2016 MFA Sculptor in Residence in connection with the Rodin Exhibition, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

2015 Soaring Gardens Residency, Ora Lerman Trust, Montrose, PA

2013 F. Lommat Belin Arts Scholarship Finalist, Waverly, PA

2012 F. Lommat Belin Arts Scholarship Finalist, Waverly, PA

2006-2007 Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Tuition Scholarship, VCUarts

2006 F. Lommat Belin Arts Scholarship Finalist, Waverly, PA

2005-2006 Graduate Assistantship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2004 Teaching Assistantship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2002–2004 Visiting Artist in Residence, Keystone College, La Plume, PA

 

invited lectures/interview/colloquia

2017 Lecture, Glenn Allen High School, Glenn Allen, VA

2016 Assembler, led conversation around Molly Lowe’s exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2016 Participating on a MFA Panel held by VCU’s Graduate Student Planning, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2015 Lecture, Glenn Allen High School, Glenn Allen, VA

2012 AP Studio Art Faculty Colloquium, AP College & University Services, Chicago, IL

2006 Gallery Talk, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA

2006 WVIA, a PBS and NPR affiliate, interview with Erika Funke, Scranton, PA

 

exhibition catalogs

2015 New Ceramics in the Old Dominion Catalog (Cover), University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

2012 Contemporary Clay Invitational Catalog, J. Ferguson Gallery, Farmville, VA

2011 Tacit Catalog, True F. Luck Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010 Quirk Gallery Vault Space Catalog, Richmond, VA

2007 Hush/Lush Catalog (Cover), Piedmont Art Center, Martinsville, VA

 

web portfolios

Artaxis.org, Juried Contemporary Clay Database

Ceramicsnow.orgInvitational Contemporary Clay Database and Journal