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Education:

The Ohio State University, MFA, 2009

Columbus College of Art & Design, BFA, 2006

 

Exhibitions­­:

2018

Vessels Capital University Schumacher Gallery • Columbus, OH

Further • Sherrie Gallerie • Columbus, OH • Upcoming April 2018

Expanding Waste Line II• Troppus Gallery • Kent, OH • Upcoming Summer 2018

Get In Line • Kent State University – Stark Campus • North Canton, OH • Upcoming Fall 2018

 

2017

Expanding Waste Line Ohio State University Hopkins Hall Gallery • Columbus, OH

Reminisce Urbana University Miller Center • Urbana, OH

 2017 Biennial Juried Exhibition Riffe Gallery • Columbus, OH

 

2016

The Whiteness of the Whale· Columbus Cultural Arts Center · Columbus, OH

Interrupted· Ashland University · Ashland, OH

Better Than Art· Modern Makers· Cincinnati, OH

 

2015

The Inaugural Juried Exhibition· Juried by: Tyler Cann, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Petra Kralickova, formerly of Ohio University, Athens; and Marilyn Simmons, SPACES, Cleveland · Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery · Columbus, OH

Fresh Perspectives· Curated by Betty Talbott · Ohio Craft Museum · Columbus, OH

 

2014

TAA Exhibition· Curated by Halona Westbrook, Juried by Christopher Knight · Toledo Musuem of Art · Toledo, OH

Repetition and Isolation: The Abundance Within · City Center Gallery, Urban Arts Space · Columbus, OH

All Fired Up · Jurors Ronda Schaer & Wendy Gilvey · Gallery 66 · Cold Spring, NY

ODC Best of 2014, traveling exhibition· Jurors Namita Gupta Wiggers, Director and Chief Curator and Nicole Nathan, Curator of Collections at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR · Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH; The Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH; The French Art Colony, Gallipolis, OH

 

2013

2013 Juried Exhibition · Juror John Yau· The Center for Contemporary Art · Bedminster, NJ

In Loo · Curated by Kimberly Webb · Columbus College of Art & Design · Columbus, OH

 

2012

ROY at Shadowbox Live · Shadowbox Live · Columbus, OH

Small Works Exhibition · ROY G BIV Gallery · Columbus, OH

 

2011

Friends of ROY· Invitation Only Exhibition · The Gangway via ROY G BIV · Columbus, OH

CWAL · Recent works by Molly Jo Burke & Julie Morgan · 78th St Studios · Cleveland, OH

After the Pedestal · Juror Barbara Hunt McLanahan, Executive Director of the Judd Foundation  · The Sculpture Center · Cleveland, OH

 

2010

Echo · Recent works by Molly Jo Burke, Aimee Sones & Jessica Larva ·Wayne & Geraldine Kuhn Fine Arts Gallery · Marion, OH

Sonya Berg and Molly Burke • Jurors: Catharina Manchanda, Senior Curator of Exhibitions, Wexner Center for the Arts; Jennifer Bedford, former Senior Editor of the Bibliography of the History of Art at the Getty Research Institute; Mary Jo Bole, Professor of Art at OSU • ROY G BIV • Columbus, OH

Savage GardensJuror Jean Pittman, Educator for Youth Programs, Wexner Center for the Arts • Franklin Park Conservatory • Columbus, OH

ARTillery Invitational • ARTillery@ The Gateway • Columbus, OH

Glass Invitational • Hocking College • Nelsonville, OH

One Night: Absolutely Absurd • Ohio Art League • Columbus, OH

99th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Fort Hayes Shot Tower • Columbus, OH • Juror: Ron Pizzuti, internationally renowned art collector

 

2009

Begged, Borrowed and Stolen • Group MFA Show • OSU Urban Arts Space • Columbus, OH • Curators: Christopher Bedford, Curator of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts with Jennifer Wulffson Bedford

Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition • Glass Art Society Conference • Corning, NY

98th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • OAL • Columbus, OH • Juror: David Pagel, Associate Professor of Art Theory and History and Chair of the Art Department at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California

Pilchuck on Display: An International Exhibition of Glass Art • 31st Annual Juried Auction • Seattle, WA

Rate of Exchange • Red House Glass Cone • Wordsley, Stourbridge, England, UK

 

2008

Shift F7 • First Year Graduate Show • Hopkins Hall Gallery • Columbus, OH

Cataloging and Collection • Ohio Art League• Columbus, OH

University Exchange • Tyler School of Art • Philadelphia, PA

 

2007

Some Assembly Required • The Schumacher Gallery at Capital University• Columbus, OH

96th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Fort Hayes Shot Tower • Juror: William D. Barnes, Professor of Art, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

2006

95th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Columbus Museum of Art • Columbus, OH • Juror: Claudine Ise, Associate Curator of Exhibitions, Wexner Center for the Arts

Columbus College of Art & Design 127th Annual Art Exhibition Columbus, OH

Growth and Separation • Ohio Art League • Columbus, OH

Growth • BFA Exhibition • Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH

 

Curated Exhibitions:

Seeps • Artist: Justin Cramer • OAL • Columbus, OH

Process and Image • Artist: Megan Mathie • OAL • Columbus, OH

           

Public Collections:

The Ohio State University • The Ohio Union • Columbus, OH

Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH

Huntington Bank Building • 88 E Broad St Columbus, OH 43215

BoMA Gallery • Columbus, OH

 

University Teaching Experience

Columbus College of Art & Design; Columbus, OH

GRNP5001: Graduate Seminar

GRNP5070: Graduate Professional Practices

GRNP5007: Studio Projects I

GRNP5008: Studio Projects II

GRNP5099: Off Campus Mentoring or Practicum

GRNP6070: Thesis Projects I

FS1057: Foundation Studies – Design (2D & 3D)

CPS and Admissions Lecture Series: Portfolio Development

 

The Ohio State University: Columbus, OH

 

ART 330: Intro to Glass Blowing

ART 331: Intro to Glass Construction

ART 332: Intro to Glass Forming

ART 340: Ceramic Art: Handforming

ART 342: Ceramic Art: Wheel throwing

 

Lectures & Workshops:

2016 · MACAA Conference · University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH · Rethinking the MFA; Working and Teaching in Multidisciplinary Programs, Session Chair

2015 · SUNY Potsdam · Potsdam, NY · Growth, Repetition and Form, Artist Lecture

2014 · Urban Arts Space · Columbus, OH · Artist Lecture

2014 • SculptureX Symposium The Social Political Object • Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH • Co-Chair/Organized Conference

2013 • SculptureX Symposium Performative Objects and the Everyday Spectacular • Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH • Co-Chair/Organized Conference

2014 • Glass Axis • Columbus, OH • Demonstration

2013 • Otterbien University, Westerville, OH • Artist Lecture

2010 • Columbus College of Art and Design//Columbus Museum of Art//Franklin ParkConservatory • Educator’s Workshop: Installation Art

 

 

Professional Experience:

Assistant Director for Graduate Studies, Assistant Professor

Sept 2013 - Present · Columbus College of Art & Design · Columbus, OH

Assist with the daily administrative and academic operations of the graduate program · Coordinate and administer recruitment, marketing and admissions · Assist in organization and coordination of orientation of students in the MFA program · Manage group exhibitions throughout the school year and allocation and care of MFA exhibition spaces· Coordinate and facilitate visiting artist and scholars · Manage facilities and studios · Teach graduate seminar and manage off campus practicum course for students · Supervise graduate admissions officer and graduate assistant.

Admissions Officer//Graduate Admission Officer//MFA Program Coordinator                  

June 2006 – Sept 2007//Sept 2009 - 2013 · Columbus College of Art & Design · Columbus, OH

Manage, track and correspond with MFA applicants to the college · Coordinate and manage advertisement of the graduate program · Assist in organization and coordination of orientation for the MFA program · Counsel graduate and undergraduate students through the admissions process with portfolio development · Manage large volume of data entry and processing tasks · Travel nationally to recruit prospective students and give presentations about the college to high school and college programs · Work as part of a team at large events such as Orientation, Information days, open houses and Awards Ceremonies · Reorganized and managed online digital portfolio submission process.

Visiting Lecturer

July 2010 – 2013 · Columbus College of Art & Design · Columbus, OH

Create syllabi, class projects, demonstrations and slide lectures for graduate studies, foundation studies courses, continuing education and professional development workshops for the college · Run lectures and demonstrations for students in foundation studies · Work one on one with students to help them grow and develop art and design ability in both technique and concept.

Instructor of Record//Visiting Lecturer                                                                              

September 2007 – August 2008//September 2009-2011 · The Ohio State University · Columbus, OH

Created syllabi and class projects for Beginning Hot Glass Classes, Kiln Forming, Cold Glass Construction, Beginning Handforming and Wheelthowing courses· Run lectures, demonstrations and workshops for students in the glass and ceramics department · Monitor and maintain glass shop with the building tech.

 

Gaffer at Franklin Park Conservatory                                                                                 

August 2009 – January 2010 · Franklin Park Conservatory · Columbus, OH

Instructed 10 week class for beginning hot glass and one night workshops (Hot Nights) · Demonstrated glassblowing to visitors at the conservatory, creating glass objects from start to finish, explaining the process throughout · Worked closely with Curatorial Assistant to maintain and run the facility.

 

Graduate Assistant//Artist Assistant for Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil

September 2008– August 2009 · The Ohio State University · Columbus, OH

Work with Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil to handle their project fund, The Living Culture Initiative · Correspond with and arrange schedules and itinerary for visiting artists and lecturers to The Ohio State University through project fund · Handle purchasing for travel arrangements and events for visiting artists · Work on various projects for Ann Hamilton Studio.

 

Project Manager: CCAD Design Group Viewbook + Admissions Marketing              

August 2007-May 2008 · Columbus College of Art and Design · Columbus, OH

Coordinate and manage schedules for Viewbook and Admission’s marketing Design Group students · Help students through the design and printing process to create major marketing pieces for the college, while maintaining the overall educational message of the college · Maintain fulfillment of printed pieces for the CCAD’s admissions office.

 

Volunteer

President · ROY G BIV Non-profit Gallery for Emerging Artists· Columbus, OH; presently

Secretary, January 2012 – December 2014

Board Member, June 2011 – December 2011