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Education

Central Michigan University

Bachelor of Applied Arts: 3D Concentration

Art History Minor

Graduation Date: December 2014

 

Ceramic Skills

        Glaze mixing

        Throwing

        Mixing and wedging clay

        Knowledge of electric, gas, wood, and soda kilns

   Helped built a car kiln and a centenary arch soda kiln

        Proper safety procedures

 

Sculpture Skills

        Wood working: table saw, miter saw, drill press, electric              sander, band saw, hand tools

        MIG and TIG welding experience

        Bronze: lost wax technique along with two bronze pours                experiences

        Wood finishes: stain, sandblasting, paint, wax, linseed                oil, patina, and other types of finishes

 

Work Experience

North Art Studio, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant,    Michigan

Student Assistant, September 2011 - December 2014

 

Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

Instructor, November 2013

 

Internships

Justin Rothshank, Goshen, Indiana

    Studio Assistant, August 2015 - Present

Goertzen Pottery, Goshen, Indiana 

    Studio Assistant, May 2015

Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
    Student Studio Technician, May 2013 - August 2013

 

Exhibitions

2016

     "Irons in the Fire", Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

2014

“Thematically Challenged, Visually Enhanced”, BAA Exhibition, CMU, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

 

Vagabond, “New Road Ahead”, Mount Pleasant Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, MI

 

Vagabond, "Muddy Shoes", Mount Pleasant Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, MI

 

One Little Artist, "Zipcode", Mount Pleasant Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, MI

 

2013

Primary Visions Foundations Student Art Exhibition, CMU, Mount Pleasant, MI

Final clay body test, 2014

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