Education

2012-2015  Masters of Fine Arts, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2011-2012  Post Baccalaureate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2004-2008  Bachelors of Liberal Arts, Studio Art and Biology, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

Awards and Scholarships

2015                Caine College of the Arts Graduate Researcher of the Year, Utah State University, Logan Utah

2014                Masters Fellowship, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2013                Charles and Rae Perkins Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

 Dan and Manon Russel Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2012                Charles and Rae Perkins Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

 Dan and Manon Russel Scholarship, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2008                Joy Lorraine Hayhurst Award, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

2007                Hewlett Faculty/Student Collaborative Research Grant, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

 Guldagergaard Artist in Residence Award, Skælskør, Denmark

Professional Experience

2017              Ceramics Studio Manager, Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah

                           Studio Manager,  Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology Project, Middletown, California

                           Visiting Artist for Arts Week,  Sacramento State University, Sacramento, California

2016               Artist in Residence, Cobb Mountain Art and Ecology Project, Middletown, California

2015-2016 Artist in Residence: Ceramics, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, Tennessee

Instructor of Record, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee

2014                Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Instructor of Record: Intro to Ceramics

Instructor of Record: Intermediate Handbuilding

 Graduate Studio Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

 Pre-Conference Artist in Residence, European 2nd Annual Woodfire Conference at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

2013                West Virginia University China Ceramics: Semester Abroad, Jingdezhen China

 Exhibition Coordinator, Artists Without Borders, the Pottery Workshop Jingdezhen, Jingdezhen, China

 Instructor, Global Academy at Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Instructor: Beginning Ceramics for International Students

 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Instructor of Record: 3D Design

 Graduate Studio Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2012                Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

3D Design Graduate Teaching Assistant

Intro Ceramics Graduate Teaching Assistant

 Ceramics Studio Work Study, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2011                Educational Assistant Coordinator/Campus Liaison, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 Studio Intern/Assistant Kitchen Manager, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

 Exhibition Coordinator, Emerging Arrowmont: Behind the Scenes, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2010                Kitchen Intern, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2009-2010  Resident Artist, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, Virginia

2009                Work Study, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2008                Work Study, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2007                Resident Artist and Assistant to Professor Heidi Preuss Grew,
                            Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

2006-2008  Intern with Professor Heidi Preuss Grew, Salem, Oregon

 Studio Assistant (workstudy), Willamette University, Salem, Oregon

Exhibitions

2017               Concatenation, Tippetts Gallery, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Beyond the Brickyard 2017 , Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

2016               Prime Ceramics, Invitational Exhibition, Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona

                            Workhouse Clay International 2016, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton Virginia

                            Appalachian Center for Craft AIR Exiting Exhibition, ACC Gallery, Smithville, Tennessee

                            Cub Creek Residents: Past and Present, Academy Center for the Arts, Lynchburg, Virginia

                            The Clay Way: 2016 Invitational, Clay Lady Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

                             Appalachian Center for Craft AIR Exhibition, ACC Gallery, Smithville, Tennessee

                             Makers Moxie: the Impact of the Craft School Experience, Peters Valley Gallery, Layton, New Jersey

                              Vision and Persistence: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellence at USU, Nora Eccles Museum of Art, Logan, Utah

                             John Jessiman: A Life in Clay, Atrium Gallery at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

2015                Repetition of Touch, MFA Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, Utah

Reflex Blue: Juried Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, Utah

2014                Graduate Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, Utah

Resident Exhibition, Algade 37, Skælskør, Denmark

Embla Firing, Bruuns Hjorne, Skælskør, Denmark

Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition: 5, Concordia University St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota

Glazed By Fire, Taos Clay Studio Gallery, El Prado, New Mexico

Twentieth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, Texas

UtahTies Juried Show, Central Utah Art Center Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

UNF National Juried Ceramics Exhibition, University Northern Florida Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida

2013                Artists Without Borders, Mufei Gallery, Jingdezhen, China

Disaster, Relief, and Resilience: Cup Show, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, North Carolina

Artifacts from the Inferno: Contemporary Wood-fired Ceramics, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, Maryland

Graduate Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, Utah

Woodfire Invitational Exhibition: This is Where the Sauce is At, Clay Studio Missoula Gallery, Missoula, Montana

Mug Shots, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska

2013 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas

Functional/Dysfunctional National Ceramics Juried Competition, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

2012               Ceramics Biennial Exhibition 2012, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire

Graduate Exhibition, Gallery 102, Logan, Utah

The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

2011               Emerging Arrowmont: Behind the Scenes, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Arrowmont Staff Exhibition, Arrowont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2010               Batten: Recent Works by Dana Cowley and Shasta Krueger, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

In the Beginning…, Chroma Projects Art Laboratory, Charlottesville, Virginia

2009               Cub Creek Open House, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, Virginia

2008               Art and Art History Senior Show, Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Salem, Oregon

2007               Work in Porcelain, a Solo Exhibition, Willamette University Art Department, Salem, Oregon

Collaborative Relations, Apple House Gallery, Skælskør, Denmark

Permanent Collections

2015               Black Haloed Jar, Nora Eccles Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

2014               Lidded Vessel, University Northern Florida Department of Art and Design, Jacksonville, Florida

2007               Collaborative #2, Guldegergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

Bibliography/Lectures

2017               Artist Panel, California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, California

2014               Artist Lecture, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør Denmark

2013               Artist Lecture, Artist Lecture, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Artist Lecture, Artist Lecture, the Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China

Ceramics Monthly: Exposure, work pictured, November 2013, Vol 61 No. 9

NCECA Student Juried Exhibition Catalog, work pictured Houston, Texas

2010               Recent Works, Artist Lecture, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

2008               Collaborative Relations: An Exploration of Porcelain Abroad, presentation, NCECA Graduate Forum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2007               Artist Lecture, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør Denmark

Research in Royal Copenhagen Porcelain with Hewlett Faculty/Student Collaborative Research Grant, presentation, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon