Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL, Special Student: Ceramics, Aug 12-Present
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, BFA Studio Arts: Ceramics, Aug 99-May 01

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Ceramics Instructor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Jan 07-Present
Ceramics Instructor, ClaySpace, Warrenville, IL, Mar 12-Jul 12
Soda Program Coordinator, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, June 09-June 10
Teaching Assistant/Monitor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Jan 06-Dec 06 & Nov 01-Aug 02
Instructor, University of Wisconsin Craft Center, Milwaukee, WI, Spring 03
Arts and Crafts Specialist, Camp Chen-A-Wanda, Thompson, PA, June 00-Aug 00 & June 99-Aug 99

SELECTED EXIHIBITIONS

The Gift Shop at the End of the War, Western Illinois University Annex Gallery, Macomb, IL, Apr 16
NCECA Gallery Expo, Lillstreet Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Mar 16
Earth > Water > Fire, Phoenix Gallery, Lawrence, KS, Mar 16
Cup: The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, Oct 15
Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, OH Sept 15-Oct 15
Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA, Sept 15-Oct 15
Use It, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL, Jun 15-Aug 15
Let There Be Light, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Dec 14-Jan 15
Biennial Cup Show, Morean Center for Clay, St. Petersburg, FL, Oct 14-Nov 14
Cup: The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, Oct 14
Featured Artist, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Sept 14
Art and the Urban Garden, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Apr 14-Jun14
Let There Be Light, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Nov 13-Dec 13
Carbon, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL, Apr 13-Jun 13
Let There be Light, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Nov 12-Dec 12
Big Fish, Small Pot, AMOCA, Pomona, CA, Apr 12-Jun 12
Coffee, Tea, or...?, Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL, Mar 12-Jun 12
Cups of Fire, Clay Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan 12-Mar 12
8 Fluid Ounces, Glassell Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan 12-Feb 12
All Steamed Up, Perkinson Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Jan 12-Mar 12
All Steamed Up, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL, Dec 11-Jan 12
Yunomi: The Other Tea Vessel, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY, Jul 11-Aug 11
100 Teapots V, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, Jan 11-Feb 11
Chung & Chaney, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, Jan 10-Feb 10
Re/claim: Overlooked and Forgotten Structures, Solo BFA Exhibition, DeKalb, IL, Apr 01-May 01

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

How to Get the Most out of Your Wood-fire Opportunities,  July 14
5 Day Workshop w/Dick Lehman, Peters Valley School of Craft, NJ
Art Educator Scholarship Recipient

Paul Eshelman – Slip asting workshop, Spring 15
Chris Gustin – Thrown and hand built workshop, Fall 14
Trevor Dunn and Stephen Heywood – Thrown and hand built workshop, Spring 14
Coll Minouge and Robert Sanderson – Mini train kiln building workshop, Spring 14
Ted Neal – Wheel throwing workshop, Fall 13
Kenyon Hansen – Soda fired wheel thrown and hand built workshop, Spring 13
Judith Duff – Wood fired hand building and wheel throwing workshop, Fall 12
Rimas VisGirda – Hand building workshop, Spring 12
Gerard Justin Ferrari – Hand building workshop and lecture, Spring 01
Paul McCoy – Hand building workshop and lecture, Spring 01
Virginia Scotchie – Hand building workshop and lecture, Fall 00
Lou Xiaoping – Chinese hand building workshop and lecture, Spring 00
Patrick Dougherty – Site specific stickwork installation and slide lecture, Fall 99
Water Wu – Traditional Chinese ceramics hand building technique, Fall 99

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Ceramics Teacher Workshop, Naperville Central HS, Naperville, IL May 15
Student Art Show
, Judge, Willowbrook HS, Villa Park, IL, May 08, 09, 12 & 13
Art Almuni Day,
Willowbrook HS, Villa Park, IL, Dec 09
Empty Bowls,
Lillstreet Art Center/First Slice Café, Chicago, IL, Dec 08
Grenaissance,
Elk Grove High School, Elk Grove, IL, Apr 08
Empty Bowls,
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Mar 00

MEMBERSHIPS

Member, National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts, Current

COLLECTIONS

Waubonsee Community College Permanent Art Collection

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