EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts in sculpture. Arizona State University. May 2006.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art (sculpture and ceramics).
University of Kentucky. May 1998.

Assistant Professor of Art: Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington
August 2006 – Present.
Head of the 3D area in the School of Arts and Communication.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
Chair, Art Department: Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington
June 2007 – June 2009.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2010. Earth Matters. NCECA Invitational, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA.
2009. Arizona State University MFA Alumni Exhibition. ASU Performing and Media Arts, Prism Theater, Tempe, AZ.
2009. No Limit. Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2008. Global Positioning China. Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China.
2007. University Gallery, PLU. Tacoma, Washington.
2007. Faculty Showcase. University Gallery, PLU, Tacoma, WA.
2007. City of Tacoma Slide Slam. Rialto Theater, Tacoma, WA.
2006. I Dream of Clear Water, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2006. Arizona Artist Guild 2006. Art One Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
2006. Fresh. Step Gallery. Tempe, AZ.
2005. Nathan Cummings Graduate Travel Fellowship Exhibition. Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2005. Telesculpture 2005. Prism Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2005. The Gun Show. Rezzurection Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2005. Last of the Iconoclasts. Rezzurection Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2005. The Digital Hand. Prism Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2005. The Suitcase Show. Rosen Group Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2005. Melting Point: a Cold War flash-forward. Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
2004. Neon: 20th Anniversary Exhibit. Rezzurection Gallery, Tempe AZ.
2004. Mixed Messages. Window Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
2004. Metroscapes. Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.
2004. Collective Inferno. Rezzurection Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
2004. Desert Alchemy. Dolphin Papers Gallery, Indianapolis, IN.

COLLECTIONS
Dr. Ed Inch, Tacoma, WA.
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute Museum, Jingdezhen, China.
Mrs. Irmgard Knaack, Orting, WA.
American Society of Metals, Phoenix, Arizona.
Mr. and Mrs. Roxy Davis, Lexington, Kentucky.
Mr. Morgan Smith, Portland, Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Haugen, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada.

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS
2009. Freeman Grant China Seminar participant, Pacific Lutheran University.
2007. Regency Advancement Award, Jingdezhan Ceramics Institute, China. Pacific Lutheran University.
2006. Arizona Artist Guild Scholarship.
2006. Graduate Professional Student Association travel grant.
2006. Herberger College Student Enrichment grant.
2005 – 2006. H.H. Harris Foundation Foundry Scholarship.
2005 – 2006. ASU School of Art Special Talent Scholarship.
2005. Nathan Cummings Travel Fellowship.
2005. Herberger College Student Enrichment grant.
2004. Herberger College of Fine Arts Dean’s grant.
2004. Herberger College Student Enrichment grant.
2003 - 2004. Katherine K. Herberger Fine Arts Scholarship, ASU.

PUBLICATIONS
2008, “The Experience of Co-Chairing an Academic Department”, American Council
on Education web site. Leadership Programs, Portland, OR.
2008, Scene Magazine, “Teach Tech”. Barbara Clements, Fall edition, 2008.
2007, Tacoma Weekly, “Art Installation Transforms Gallery Into Museum Of
Dreams”. Matt Nagel, February 8th, 2007.
2005, May. ASM International Newsletter. ASM Bowl Trophy.
2004, December. Arizona News Channel 3. Neon Art.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS
National Council On Education For The Ceramic Arts (NCECA).

 

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