Education

 2020    MFA (candidate) – Ceramics, Ball State University. Muncie, Indiana

 2017    BFA - Ceramics, Indiana University Southeast. New Albany, Indiana 

 2011    BA – Writing, Indiana University Southeast. New Albany, Indiana 

 Exhibitions

 2019    Last Call IV, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, Tennessee. Juried by Carol Epp

Think Outside the Jar: 100 Years, 100 Artists,NCECA Concurrent Exhibition,

            Minneapolis, Minnesota. Curated by AMACO (forthcoming)

 2018   Serving: Ice Cream,Made in Muncie Pottery, Muncie, Indiana 

            First and Second Year MFA Candidate Showcase,Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie,

Indiana   

Ceramicidal Tendencies: The Intersection of Punk and Clay.Concurrent Exhibition with the National

Council for Education of Ceramic Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Cup The Mug, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs New York. Juried by Melissa Weiss

 Cup IV: Vessel, Icon, Canvas, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Columbia Missouri.

           Juried by Ayumi Horie

Pots Save America, Indy Clay Co-Op Gallery, Indianapolis Indiana. Invitation

 2017   The Cup, The Mug, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs New York. Juried by Peter Pincus

  Annual Holiday ShowEdwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville Illinois. Invitational 

           Images on ClayClay Arts Vegas, Las Vegas Nevada. Juried by Jason Burnett

           Juried Student ExhbitionIndiana University Southeast, New Albany Indiana

  Bread and Roses: Recent Works from Indiana University Southeast Ceramics, The Arts Council, New

Albany, Indiana 

2016    Ten Four: Curated Cargo, Exhibition of 2017 Indiana University Southeast Graduating BA and

BFA Students, 24’ Budget Rental Box Truck, New Albany, Indiana (mobile show with two locations)

  Out of the Ashes, Morean Center for Clay, St. Petersburg, Florida. Juried by Matt Schiemann

            Surface: Beyond the Form, AA Clay Studio and Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky

Nebraska National Undergraduate Juried Art ExhibitionEisentrager-Howard Gallery. University of

Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.  Juried by Shoko Teruyama 

  Drink Me: Cups, Mugs and Tumblers, Mariani Gallery. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley,

Colorado. Juried by Sebastion Moh

             IUS Student Juried Exhibition, Barr Gallery. Indiana University Southeast. New Albany, Indiana

            Connect, Blackburn Gallery, Mary Anderson Art Center. Floyds Knobs, Indiana. Organized by Indiana

University Southeast Ceramics Program

 2015   Sam Chumley and Michael Kopp, SpaceLab, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 2014   IUS Student Juried Exhibition, Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany,Indiana

 2011   IUS Student Juried Exhibition, Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 Residencies

 2019    Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, January 6-12

 Academic Research/Presentations

 2016  “Ceramics of Monte Alban and the Zapotec Culture”, Undergraduate Research Conference, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 2011  “Street Art: Evolving in Context”, Undergraduate Research Conference, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 Scholarships/Grants

 2019    Aspire Travel Grant,Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

 2018    Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship, 3RdFigurative Association Symposium. Gatlinburg,

            Tennesee, Arrowmont University Fellowship.Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

 2016    Rebecca Jennings Scholarship. Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 2014    Undergraduate Creative Research Fellowship Grant: Clay Body Formulas for Wood Firing. Under

guidance of Chanda Zea. Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 Awards

 2017    Juror’s Choice Award. The Cup, The Mug, Mainstreet Arts Juried by Peter Pincus

 2016    Studio Award: Ceramics.Indiana University Southeast Student Juried Exhibition, Barr Gallery, Indiana

University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

  Outstanding Oral Presentation Award: “Ceramics of Monte Alban and the Zapotec Culture”,

Undergraduate Research Conference, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 2014    Studio Award: Ceramics.Indiana University Southeast Student Juried Exhibition, Barr Gallery, Indiana

University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

 2011     Fundamental Studio Award: Drawing.Indiana University Southeast Student Juried Exhibition, Barr

Gallery. Indiana University Southeast. New Albany, Indiana

  Outstanding Oral Presentation Award: “Street Art: Evolving in Context”, Undergraduate Research

Conference. Indiana University Southeast. New Albany, Indiana

Press/Publications

Arrowmont Blog, “Arrowmont Fires New Kiln” August 22nd, 2017,

https://www.arrowmont.org/arrowmont-fires-new-kiln/

  News and Tribune, “Beauty in Work” January 19th, 2017, 

http://www.newsandtribune.com/news/beauty-in-work-bread-and-roses-exhibit-at-arts-council/article_d4066116-dde7-11e6-87ed-97be6e2ee83d.html

Studio Potter“Pots for Membership featured artist” August 2017

 Workshops/Lectures (attendee)

 2018    National Figurative Association Symposium,Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,

            Gatlinburg, Tennessee

            Jason Burnett: Graphic Clay, Artist Workshop, Ball Sate University, Muncie, Indiana

            Gabriel Craig: Hot Forging with Bronze and Copper,Artist Workshop, Ball State University, Muncie,

Indiana

            Harris Deller: Form and Surface,Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop, Ball State

            University, Muncie, Indiana

 2017     Seth Green: Visiting Artist Workshop, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

  Artist Presentation: Sam Chumley: First Year MFA Candidate Presenstation, Ball State University,

Muncie, Indiana

 2016    Malcom Mobutu Smith: Visiting Artist Workshop, Indiana University Southeast, New

            Albany, Indiana 

            Martha Grover: Visiting Artist Workshop, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

Chase Gamblin: Visiting Artist Workshop, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana

2014    Art History Lecture: Sam Chumley: Body Adornment, Indiana University Southeast, New 

Albany, Indiana

 Kristen Kieffer: Artist Lecture, Mount St. Francis, Floyds Knobs, Indiana

           Adam Field: Artist Lecture, Mount St. Francis, Floyds Knobs, Indiana

Matt Long: Artist Lecture,Mount St. Francis, Floyds Knobs, Indiana

 2013  Theo Uliano: Visiting Artist Workshop, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, 

            Indiana

 Professional Experience

 2018    Wood Firing Intensive: Exploring Regular and Reduction Cooled Processes, workshop

            assistant to Ted Neal

 National Council for Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 2017    Inaugural firing of Arrowmont train kiln with Ted Neal

  National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts Conference Portland, Oregon 

 2016    Methods and Techniques for Applying Imagery on Clay: Workshop with Sam Chumley,

Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana  

  National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts Conference Kansas City, Missouri

           Private Studio Critique with Mallory Weatherell

            Private Studio Critique with Malcolm Mobutu Smith

  Private Studio Critique with Martha Grover

            Private Studio Critique with Lauren Herzak-Bowman

 2015   National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts Conference Providence, Rhode Island 

 2014   National Council for Education of the Ceramic Arts Conference Milwaukee, Wisconsin

            Studio Critique with Blake Williams

Studio Critique with Adam Field

 2013   Studio Critique with Theo Uliano

 Technical Experience

 2018   Assisted construction of sprung arch wood kiln in Woodstock, Virginia

  Ceramics Studio Technician for Ball State Ceramics Department

 2017    Ceramics Studio Technician for Ball State Ceramics Department

             Assisted construction of Ball State mini train kiln

            Assisted construction of Ball State salt kiln

 2016    Assisted with Indiana University Southeast soda kiln construction

 2014 – 2016 Coordinated semester firings of Indiana University Southeast Anagama

 2014    Constructed Onggi style kick wheel

 2013    Assisted with Indiana University Southeast Anagama kiln construction

 Teaching Experience

 2019    Introduction to Ceramics, Spring Semester, Ball State University

 2018    Teaching Assistant to Ted Neal, Intro to Ceramics and Hand-building, Ball State University

             Teaching Assistant to Vance Bell, Throwing 1, 2, 3, Ball State University

 2017   Teaching Assistant to Ted Neal, Throwing 1,2,3, Ball State University

 Technical Skills

 Electric kiln loading, firing, and repair, kiln building, reduction gas firing, atmospheric firing, wheel throwing, hand-building, mold making, materials stocking, clay mixing, clay formulation, glaze calculation, coating and exposing silk screens, screen printing with ceramic materials, imagery transfer techniques, drawing, tattooing, basic Photoshop and Lightroom skills, photograph documentation, gallery installation and lighting, basic power tool operation, hydraulic and manual wood splitting, skid steer operation, welding, soldering, hot forging, metal forming