EDUCATION

MASTERS OF FINE ARTS - 3- DIMENSION ART May 1998

UW- MADISON Madison, WI

 

MASTER OF ARTS - CERAMICS May 1996

UW- MILWAUKEE Milwaukee, WI

 

BACHELOR OF ARTS - CERAMIC SCULPTURE May 1994

UW- MILWAUKEE Milwaukee, WI

RECIPIENT

• Finalist in United States Artist Fellowship 2016

• Museum of Wisconsin Art Best in Show category Sculpture, 2014

• AOP Fellowship 1994

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

INVITATIONAL:

2017  Culture Jam Six MKE- True Lies: RedLine Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2017 Milwaukee Culture: Alpha Bang Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2016 Culture Jam Five MKE- Revolution: RedLine Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2016 Swan: RedLine Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2015 Her Story: Live Artist Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2014 Culture Jam Two MKE: Easily Discarded, Milwaukee, WI

2014 228 Summer Series, Milwaukee, WI

2014 Milwaukee Clay, NCECA, Milwaukee, WI

2012 Indecent: Studio 203, Milwaukee, WI

2011 The Structure of Balance: Keller Building, Milwaukee, WI

2010 Balance and Tension: Uihlein Peters Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2009 Painful Paradox: Alverno College Art and Cultures Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2000 Raw/Silica: R.A.W. Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2000 Wisconsin Goes West; NCECA: Sunrise Artworks, Denver, CO

2000 Dysfunctional/Function: R.A.W. Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

 

JURIED:

2017 Water: James May Gallery, Algoma, WI

2017 Swan exhibition: Redline Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2017 Feminism: Var Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2016 Waysides: John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2015 Culture Jam Four MKE: Truth be Told, Milwaukee, WI

2015 Folktales & Legends: John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2015 Culture Jam Three MKE: Guns and Money, Milwaukee, WI

2014 Scope Art Expo, Miami, Fl

2014 SeeMe Times Square Digital Show, NYC, New York

2014 Biennial Racine Vicinity Show 2014: RAM’S Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI

2014 Quartz Inversion, NCECA: Concordia University, Mequon, WI

2013 Scope Art Expo, Miami, Fl

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

• 2017 featured Artist Shepherd Express http://touch.npaper-wehaa.com/shepherdexpress/2017/01/19#story?id=2865189

• 2016 radio talk show:Water Crisis https://m.soundcloud.com/riverwestradio/07-00-00-thesubtle-forces-26

• 2016 featured Artist Milwaukee Journal http://www.jsonline.com/story/entertainment/arts/artcity/

• 2016 featured Artist in the book: Her Story

• 2014 featured in Museum of Wisconsin Art

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACHEIVEMENTS

• Present-2011 Empty Bowl Community project

• 2013 Developed the DMZ Gardens and LaFollette Community Project with Poet Dan Vaughn which garnered publicity on WTMJ TV, 88.9 radio and a exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum

• Initiated The Dave Drake Project: with LaFollette School, The Chipstone Foundation and the Theaster Gates Project. Featured on Art Babble

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CERAMIC INSTRUCTOR 2016 - Present

MURRAY HILL POTTERY Milwaukee, WI

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE April 2016 - Present

WOODLAND PATTERN Milwaukee, WI

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE September 2008 - June 2015

ARTIST WORKING IN EDUCATION Milwaukee, WI

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE SCULPTURE June 2010 - August 2012

MILWAUKEE PUBLIC SCHOOL SUMMER PROGRAMMING Milwaukee, WI

 

ASSOCIATE CERAMIC INSTRUCTOR September 2006 - January 2007

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN- PARKSIDE Racine, WI

 

ART INSTRUCTOR August 2007 - June 2009

MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM Milwaukee, WI

 

CERAMIC INSTRUCTOR May 1994 - December 2005

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN- MILWAUKEE CRAFT CENTER Milwaukee, WI