EDUCATION

University of Missouri , Columbia Missouri                                                                                                   Currently in Progress

MFA.SCULPTURE

Columbia College, Columbia Missouri

BFA.ART

Manga Cum Laude                                                                                                                              2014

JOB EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistantship (Student Teacher)

·          University of Missouri                                                                                            2016-Present

                                           I.            Introduction to Art

                                          II.            Beginning Sculpture

 

 

 

 

Videographer, Editor, Assembler                                                                                                                 11/2014 to 8/2016

●      GAMMILL– Columbia, MO

Capture video/photography and audio needed for the company such as dealer conferences or tutorials

for software or in house stock photos.

Produce and edit videos

Assemble and test parts for the computerized quilting machines such as the Statler Stitcher

 

Apprentice                                                                                                                                                      06/2014 to 07/2014

●      MONARCH JEWELRY– Columbia, MO

Designed and repaired jewelry pieces under the instruction of Master Jeweler, Kenneth

Greene.

 

AWARDS

George M. Madden Memorial Art Award awarded by Columbia College

Honorable mention in Mid MO VISION PHOTO contest. –Orr Street Studios                                                    2014

 

 

PUBLISHED WORK

       National Exhibition Work

·          ROOTED, REVIVED, REINVENTED: BASKETRY IN AMERICA –University of MO                                    2016                           Contributions to the labels, captions, and content.

 ART RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

Set Designer/Costume designer                                                                                                                  June 2015 – August 2015

●      PERFORMING ARTS IN CHILDRENS EDUCATION (PACE)

Designed and assisted in the construction of sets and props for different shows. More info available upon request.

        Commissions                                                                                                                                             

●      FAUX TOPIARY CONSTRUCTION                                                                                                                                         

I created 3 topiary statues, a man, woman, and an elephant for                                                                        2017                        Columbia College’s production,  Secret Garden out of fiberglass and plastic shrubbery.

●      TIGERS ON THE PROWL                                                                                                                                                      

Was recruited by the Primrose Hill Tiger Team to sculpt and construct a cub that had to also be                                                         fitted to the modified mother tiger’s mouth.

     This was a charity event and our tiger took 1st place and sold for $12,000. (Money went to Primrose Hill)     2015

 

 

 

 

Design Consultant                                                                                                                                      June 2015-July 2016

●      COLUMBIA COLLEGE

Provided feedback and assistance to the master carpenter during construction, and managed a team of high school students to paint the set for You’re a good man Charlie Brown. Was in charge in the design and build team for Audrey II in Little Shop of horrors. More info available upon request.

AFFILIATIONS

Artistic Sponsor for Art for Autism                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

●      Thompson Center