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EDUCATION 

2014 Master of Fine Art (System & Service Design), School of Visual Arts, Product Design, New York, NY

2012 Art Education, Continuing Education, The Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Bachelor of Fine Art Ceramics, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH 

2006 Ceramics Exchange Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

WORK EXPERIENCE

Managing & Consulting

2019 Program Coordinator, Greenwich Free Library, Greenwich, NY

2018 - 2013 Curriculum & Program Director, Beam Camp, Strafford, NH & Brooklyn, NY

2018-2016 Ceramic Technician, Art Shack Brooklyn, NY 

2016 Grant Designer & Advisor, XQ Grant for Baxter Academy, Portland, ME 

2016 - 2013 Program Curator, Beam Center, New York, NY  

2015 - 2014 Design Research & Intervention, Zago & Camden Coalition, Camden, NJ 

2012 - 2008 Ceramic Department Manager/ Technician. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

 

Teaching 

2019 Ceramic Instructor, HS & 7grade , Salem Art Works, Salem, NY  

2019 After school Instructor,6 - 10 yrs, Salem Courthouse, Salem, NY 

2019 & 2018 Ceramic & Textile Instructor,1st grade, LLP at the Salem Courthouse, Salem, NY 

2018 Social Studies & Wood-shop Substitute,1st, 3rd, 5th grade, Ethical Culture Fieldston, New York, NY 

2018 - 2016 Ceramics Instructor, Adults & kids, Artshack, Brooklyn, NY 

2017 - 2013 Fundamentals Instructor,10 - 17, Beam Camp, Strafford, NH 

2016 Social Studies & Wood-shop Substitute,1st, 3rd, 5th, Ethical Culture Fieldston, New York, NY 

2015-2014 After School Teaching Artist, 2nd - 6th grade, Beam Center, Brooklyn, NY 

2012 - 2008 Visiting Instructor, Undergraduate & Graduate, 9-12 yrs olds, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

 

RESIDENCIES

2014 Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, Long Island City, NY 

2011 The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China 

EXHIBITIONS

2013 ALSO! @ WANTED, NYC x DESIGN, New York, NY 

2012 Scented Illusions, S&S Project Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2011 Obsessions, Calvin Morris Gallery, New York, NY 

2010 Form Follows Food, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY 

2010 An Act of Mischievous Misreading, International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY 

2010 City Scape, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY 

2009 Dome Colony X, X- Initiative, New York, NY 

2009 Objective Affection, BOFFO, Brooklyn, NY 

2009 Vox V, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA 

2009 Model Citizen Design Exhibition, Exit Art, New York, NY 

2009 Obsession Collective, MEM Gallery, Osaka, Japan 

2008 30 Years of CIA Ceramics, Convivium Gallery, Cleveland, OH 

2008 Give and Take, Live and Make, Heights Art Gallery, Cleveland, OH

PRESS 

Moon, Freda. “In Oregon, a Little Hotel to Bring out Your Inner Artist”, New York Times. (Oct. 28, 2017) 

Lasky, Julie. “Going for the Remix”, New York times. (May 22, 2013) 

Horton, Gwendolyn.”ALSO! at NYC x Design”, Design Within Reach.( May 18, 2013) 

Trebay, Guy. "Boardwalk? Try Catwalk",New York Times. (June 20, 2012)

VanZanten,Virginia “A BOFFO Party”, W editors Blog. July 20, 2011

Hoffman, Barbara and Salinger, Calla. “Be Apart of the Art”, New York Post. (June 19, 2010) 

Bowen, Alison. Looking at, and Questioning Nature, “City Room” New York Times. 

Schneid, Orna. “Nisha” Israeli Design Magazine. Issue #89 (June 2009):p. 15 

Fornasari, Francesc. “Tendenze Green Therapy” Style.It (Italian). (May 2009) 

AWARDS 

2020 LARAC Individual Artist Grant 

2012 SVA Products of Design Academic Scholarship 

2008 Design*Sponge Scholarship Finalist (national competition) 

2008 Mary Ann and Jack Katzenmeyer Award for Excellence in Craft 62nd SIE 

2007 Annette Macneli Watson Scholarship 

2007 George Clements Traveling Scholarship 

COLLECTIONS 

2010 John Zorn 

2008 Mort Mandel 

2007 Australian National University 

Technical Abilities & Knowledge 

Ceramics 

Tools:

Extruder (manual) 

Airbrush/Spray booth 

Pug mill operation 

Clay Mixer operation 

Sandblasting 

Basic Handtools 

Skills:

Glaze Calculation 

Clay development(includes adapting local clays) 

Image transfer techniques 

Throwing, kick/electric 

Slab construction 

Kiln Maintenance 

Firing all temperature ranges: 

Low, Mid, High Decal,Luster 

Electric (All models) 

Raku 

Pit Firing 

Mold Making & Slipcasting 

Other Media

Tools:

SLR Camera (Cannon)

Nail/Brad Gun Table/Band/Jig/Circular/Scroll/ Miter

Saw Adoble Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, Bridge,Premiere

Garage band (audio editing)

Word/Pages

Powerpoint/Keynote Excel

Serger & Sewing Machines

Skills:

Mold Making & Casting Silicon,

Alginate & resins

Screen Printing, Ink & Ceramic

Lino Cutting Paper

Making

Sewing & Quilting

Naturally Dying Textiles

Herbal Home-good creation

Growing & Harvesting Foods

Flower Gardening

Foraging