Education
            
2014	MFA Sculpture/Dimensional Studies
		Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2009	MA Glass with Distinction on US-UK Fulbright Postgraduate Award
		University of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom

2008	BFA Spatial Arts
		San Jose State University, San Jose, CA


Exhibitions

solo

2008	Bay Area Glass Institute Featured Artist, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA	
		
		Same Coin, Gallery 8, San Jose, CA
	
		What Now…?, Black Gallery, San Jose, CA

2007	Immaterial, Gallery 5, San Jose, CA

2006	Selected Drawings, Black Gallery, San Jose, CA

2005	Apathy Affirmation, Black Gallery, San Jose, CA


group

2016	Planning the Impossible, Sketching the Improbable, Washington Street Art, Somerville, MA 

2015	Oogly Boogly, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Huntsville, TX

		Spectrum, Anno Domini, San Jose, CA

2014	Something Esoteric Found in a Thesaurus, Turner Gallery, Alfred, NY

		GAS International Student Exhibition, Palmer House, Chicago, IL

2013	The Boat Show: Not for Sail, CUBE Gallery, Alfred, NY

		Hornell Picture Show, Hornell Arts Center, Hornell, NY

2009	The Ten, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, United Kingdom

		GAS International Student Exhibition (Honorable Mention), Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY

		Under the Sea, Tynemouth Station Bridge, Tynemouth, United Kingdom

2008	Out of the Fire, City Windows Gallery, San Jose, CA

2006	Guilded Show, Gallery 3, San Jose, CA

		GAS International Exhibition, Millennium Hotel, St. Louis, MO

2005	Cream/Clear, Herbert Sanders Gallery, San Jose, CA


Academic Experience

teaching

2017 	Lecturer, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
		(Digital Photography I, Photographic Concepts, Spring semester)
	
2016	Lecturer, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 
		(Digital Photography I, Performance and Video Art, Photographic Concepts, Fall semester)

		Lecturer, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 
		(Digital Photography I, Photographic Concepts, Studio Practices I, Spring semester)

2015	Lecturer, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX 
		(Digital Photography I, Performance and Video Art, Photographic Concepts, Fall semester)

		Adjunct Professor, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 
		(Advanced Glassblowing, Introduction to Glass, Spring semester)

2014	Adjunct Professor, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 
		(Introduction to Glass, Issues and Debates, Fall semester)

2013	Instructor of Record, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
		(Beginning Glass Studio, Spring semester)


assistant

2014	Teaching Assistant, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 
		(Introduction to Glass, Spring 2014)

2013	Teaching Assistant, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 
		(Foundations, Fall 2013)

2012	Teaching Assistant, Alfred University, Alfred, NY 
		(Introduction to Glass, Fall 2012)

2009	Teaching Assistant, University of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
		(Image for Glass and Ceramics)

2005-08	Teaching Assistant, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
		(Advanced Glass and Introduction to Glass)


Non-Academic Experience

2010-11	Studio Technician/Artist Assistant, Delphine Lucielle, San Jose, CA
		(setup, maintained, and prototyped work in glass enamel print studio)

2007-12	Instructor, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA
		(courses taught: Glassblowing 1A, 1B, and 2)

2010-11	Instructor, Sunnyvale Community Center, Sunnyvale, CA
		(Beginning Glass Fusing) 
 
2006	Teaching Assistant, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
		(Graphic Collisions with Glass)


Awards

2016	Finalist
		Dave Bown Projects 12th Semiannual Competition [link]

2011	People’s Choice Award & Juror’s Choice Award
		Bay Area Glass Institute Great Glass Exhibition

2009	General Student Scholarship
		Glass Art Society

2008	US-UK Fulbright Postgraduate Award
		Design Category

2007	Artist Workshop Scholarship
		Bay Area Glass Institute

2006	Professional Development Lottery Fund Grant
		College of Humanitites and the Arts @ San Jose State University, CA

2005	Partner Scholarship
		Pilchuck Glass School, WA


Visiting Artist Lectures

2015 	Lecture/Presentation, The Art Department, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, October 29.

2012 	Lecture/Presentation, Spatial Arts Program, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, March 20.

2008 	Lecture/Presentation, Featured Artist Series, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA, July 17.


Lecture/Demonstration

2015 	"Water Jet - Tips, Tricks, and Applications," Glass Art Society 44th Annual Conference,
 		Interface: Glass, Art, and Technology, San Jose, CA, June 7.


Press

2015	Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 36

2009	Christopher Collett, “Art Review”, Metro UK, July 27, 2009

		Sylva Petrova, “Glass in Sunderland”, Fjoezzz, No. 4, page 9

2007	Mark Fox Morgan, “White Cube Review”, Spartan Daily, February 20, 2007


Organizations

2009-14	Member, College Art Association

2006-15	Member, Glass Art Society

2006-07	President, SJSU Glass Artist’s Guild

2005-06	GAS Student Liason, Glass Art Society

2004	Treasurer, SJSU Glass Artist’s Guild