Education

MFA, 2011
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Concentration: Ceramics

MA, masters with distinction, 2009
California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA
Concentration: Studio Art

BA, summa cum laude, 2008
California State University Northridge, CA
Concentration: Studio Art

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, Ceramics Area Head, Department of Art, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM: August 2013 – Present

Visiting Lecturer in Ceramics, Department of Art, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH: August 2012 – May 2013

Adjunct Faculty in Ceramics, Department of Art, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI: Fall 2011
Taught an Intermediate ceramics class, as well as an upper level special topics class for ceramics majors.

Ceramics Teacher, Belvoir Terrace, Lenox, MA: Summer 2010
Duties include creating/implementing curriculum, maintaining/preparing studio, and firing projects for around 40 children ages 8-16.

Art Teacher, Children’s Institute Inc., Los Angeles, CA: 2007 – 2009
Duties include preparing/implementing weekly curriculum for a class of 6-12 students.

Ceramics Teacher, Creative Fire Studios, Granada Hilla, CA: Fall 2008
Duties include implementing curriculum for students from 1st to 4th grade.

Ceramics Department Teaching Assistant, California State University Northridge, Northridge, CA: 2007 – 2008
Duties include assisting teacher and maintaining/preparing the studio.