Resume

Education

2011     University of the Arts: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania     Masters of Fine Arts

1998     Towson University: Towson, Maryland     Art Education Certification Program

1991      Maryland Institute College of Art: Baltimore, Maryland     Bachelor of Fine Arts

1989     Derbyshire College of Higher Education: Derby, England     MICA mobility program fall semester

 

Selected Exhibitions

2014     Work on Paper Group Show, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2014     Hording Amassing Excess, NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, IL

2013     Fuller & Grand, Quad City Art Center Gallery, Rock Island, IL

2013     Fuller & Grand, Prairie Meadows Gallery, Grand View University Des Moines, IA

2013     Group Show, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2013     Encountering Nature, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University

2012     Big and Little, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012     Miniatures and More: Elements Ltd., ArtStop 2012, Des Moines, IA

2011     MFA Thesis Exhibition: Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts,   Philadelphia, PA

2011     Masters of the Visual Universe: MFA Biennial Exhibition 2011,DCCA

2011     29th Annual Juried Exhibition of the Emirates Fine Arts Society: Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, U.A.E.

2010     Future Excavations, Gallery 224, Philadelphia, PA

2010     Graduate MFA WIP Show: Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009     Graduate MFA WIP Show: Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008     First Annual Juried Iowa Metals Guild Show: Russian State Pedagogical University, College of Art

2008     Two Person Juried Show: Quad City Arts @ the Airport, Quad City International Airport, Moline, IL

2006     New New 3: Karolyn Sherwood Gallery, Des Moines IA

2001     AL2O3-SiO2-2H2O Ceramic Invitational: Dundalk Gallery CCBC Dundalk; Baltimore, MD

1998     Views of Paris, Solo Exhibition: Zanzibar Café Des Moines, IA

1998     Views of Paris, Solo Echibition: The Tuttle Gallery, Mc Donogh School; Mc Donogh, MD

1997     Sculptors’ Inc. Juried Group Exhibition: The Liriodendron Mansion, Bel Air, MD

1997     Metaphors of the Tower of Babel: Norman and Sarah Brown Art Gallery JCC, Baltimore, MD

1997     Undergraduate Juried Group Exhibition: Towson University, Towson, MD

1997     Views of Paris, Solo Exhibition: Ze Mean Bean Café; Baltimore, MD

1991     Senior Thesis Photography Group Exhibition: Maryland Institute College of Art; Baltimore, MD

1991     Senior Group Exhibition: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1991     Two Person Show: Student Space Gallery; Maryland Institute College of Art; Baltimore, MD

 

Bibliography

2012     Gary Soulsman, “Masters of the Visual Universe: Show gives exposure to new talents in conceptual art,” The News Journal, Jan. 27, 2012 http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2012201280302

2011     The DCCA Art Blog, “Masters of the Visual Universe Following the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 2011 Biennial,” Archives for posts with tag: Gretchen Hupfel Prize for Contemporary Art  http://thedccaorg.wordpress.com/tag/gretchen-hupfel-prize-for-contemporary-art/

2011     Maiza Hixson, “Masters of the Visual Universe MFA Biennial,” The DCCA Art    Blog, 2011 http://www.thedcca.org/MFAartists

2011     Joe Girandola, “Still Melting…,” Still Melting Blogspot, 2011                           http://stillmelting.blogspot.com/2011/01/still-melting.html

2006 Jim Duncan, “Thou Art: The Best of 2006,” Iowa Artist Blogspot, 2006           http://iowaartists.blogspot.com/2009/07/art-in-des-moines-2006.html

 

Professional

2003-2012     Ankeny Community School District, Ankeny, IA

2003                Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholar; Sponsored and administered by the Japanese government

1998-2003     Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District, Grimes, IA

1992-1996       The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American Art,

 

Licensure

2011-2016       State of Iowa Standard License K-8 Art 5-12 Art

 

Memberships / Committees

2012     College Art Association

2012     International Sculpture Center

1998-2014     National Education Association

1998-2014     Iowa State Education Association

2003-2014     Ankeny Education Association

2014     Ankeny CSD Art Curriculum Review Committee

2008     Society of North American Goldsmiths

2004-2006     Ankeny High School Art Department Chair

2006-2009     Ankeny High School Staff Development Committee

2003     National Art Education Association

2003     Iowa State Art Education Association

1998-2003     Dallas Center-Grimes Education Association

2000-2002     President: Dallas Center-Grimes Education Association

2001-2003     Dallas Center-Grimes Education Association Negotiations Team Lead Negotiator 2003

2001-2003     Dallas Center-Grimes CSD Professional Development Committee

2001-2003     Dallas Center-Grimes CSD Superintendent’s Advisory Committee

2000-2001     Dallas Center-Grimes CSD Student Handbook Review Committee

2002     Midwest Regional NEA Leadership Conference

 

Honors

2011     Gretchen Hupfel Prize for Contemporary Art; The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, 2011 MFA Biennial

2011     MFA Sculpture Faculty Award; University of the Arts

2011      Nominee: International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award

1997     Baltimore Woodworker’s Guild Award for Sculpture; Towson University

1996-1998      Sculpture Coalition; Towson University

1989-1990     Three Arts Club of Homeland Award; MICA