EDUCATION 

2015-Present   Master of Fine Arts- Sculpture (Candidate) Washington University in St. Louis, MO 

2014                  Bachelor of Fine Arts -Sculpture; Minor in Art History University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015                 Sculpt Siouxland, Group Exhibition, Sioux City, Iowa            

                         Chris Vance + Sculpture, Group Exhibition, Des Moines, Iowa          

                         Avera McKennan SculptureWalk, Indoor Sculpture Group Exhibition, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 

                         SculptureWalk, Outdoor Sculpture Group Exhibition, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

2014                Art on the River, Outdoor Sculpture Group Exhibition, Dubuque, Iowa

                        Quad City Arts, Outdoor Sculpture Group Exhibition, Rock Island, Illinois

                        SPACETIME, BFA Exhibition, University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, Iowa

2012               Space Exploration, Waterloo Center for the Arts, Waterloo, Iowa

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-Present      Fabrication Assistant, Public Art Incubator, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

2014                   Fabricator, “Roto Vane” Sculpture Restoration, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

    Artist Assistant to Tom Stancliffe, Celtic Cross for Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rockford,  Illinois

   Lead Fabricator / Technical Assistant, Special Olympics 2014 National Games Torch, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

                           Fabricator/ Installation Assistant, Workiva Headquarters Entrance Sculpture, Ames, Iowa

2013                   Artist Assistant to Dan Perry, “Alidade” sculpture, City of Coralville, Iowa

2012                   Sculpture Lab Assistant, University of Northern Iowa. Maintenance and monitor

                           Assistant to Lynn Basa, “Bower” sculpture. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa

                           Artist Assistant to Jiawgi Kong, UNI Gallery of Art. Documented installation through videos                

 

AWARDS/ HONORS

2015                 Art on the River, Viewers Choice Award, Dubuque, Iowa

2014                 Art on the River, Jury’s Honorable Mention, Dubuque, Iowa

2009-2014      Department of Art In-House Scholarship, University of Northern Iowa

2011                  Harry and Rita Guillaume Memorial Scholarship, University of Northern Iowa

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jones, Tia. "Iowa Arts Council in Dubuque." www.thonline.com. October 4, 2014.

Rushing, Tiffany. "UNI Students Building Special Olympics Cauldron." The Des Moines Register, June 4, 2014.

Elmer, MacKenzie. "UNI Crafts Torch for 2014 Special Olympics." Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, June 3, 2014.