Education

Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Fine Arts; Sculpture & Extended Media, 2015-2017

Winthrop University, Bachelor of Fine Arts; Printmaking and Ceramics, 2007-2011

 

Experience

2014-Present      Performance Artist and Durational-Performance Producer

Project Coordination and Development, Concept Development, Talent Recruiting, Management of large collaborative team of Artists, Performers, and Musicians, Stage Design, Set Design, and Construction, Lighting, Sound, and Video Installation, Developing Sensorially-Immersive Performative ‘Worlds’ made for and by Queer, Trans, and Femme folx.

2017-Present       Head Baker, The Owlery Vegetarian Restaurant, Bloomington, IN

Responsible for daily production of cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and other baked goods. Concoct Recipes and Produce high quality Vegan Baked Goods.

2015-17                 Teaching Assistant, Basic & Intermediate Sculpture and Performance, VCU

Assisted Professor in Daily Classroom Management, Performed Basic Wood and Metal Shop Demos to Undergraduate Students. Facilitated Classroom Discussions in Theory and Critical Studies. Mediated students during Critique.

2014-15                Associate Instructor, Basic Sculpture, Indiana University

Prepared Classroom Syllabi and Curriculum for incoming Sculpture Undergraduates, Led daily classroom activities and discussion, Assigned Art Theory Readings and Facilitated critical classroom discussion, Performed Demos for all WoodShop and Metal Shop tools. Designed four creative and challenging projects per semester, Mentored Undergraduate Students and Assigned grades.

2014                      Visiting Artist, Kendall School of Art and Design

Prepared and Conducted an Artist Lecture on my personal Practice for both Undergraduate and Graduate Students at Kendall School of Art & Design.

2013                      Visiting Artist, Ceramics, Georgia Regents University

Prepared and Conducted an Artist Lecture on my personal Practice for both Undergraduate and Graduate Students at GRU. Organized and Led a Ceramics Demo based on my particular approach to hand-building and hand-painting of porcelain.

2011-12                 Gallery/Exhibition Coordinator, Loading Dock Gallery Rock Hill, SC

Acted as an Artist Liaison, Managing all aspects of Gallery and Exhibition operation, including Curating and Organizing
 Exhibitions, Installation, Repairs and Maintenance to Gallery Space.

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