EDUCATION

 

Current            PhD in Design student, North Carolina State University

2013-2016        North Carolina State University, Masters of Art + Design

2009-2010      Polk State College, Educator Preparation Certification

1999-2003       Flagler College, Bachelor of Fine Arts

2002                Flagler College, Summer Study Abroad Italy


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Current            North Carolina State University, Teaching Assistant

2015-2016       North Carolina State University, Lead Teaching Assistant

2014-2015       North Carolina State University, Teaching Assistant

2013-2015       North Carolina State University, Research Assistant

2008-2013      Rochelle School of the Arts, Arts Educator

2004-2008     Colquitt County Arts Center, Arts Educator


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

 

2016   Arquetopia: Natural Pigments of Mexico, Elsa Sanchez Diaz

2015   Arrowmont School of Art and Craft: Printing on Cotton, Catharine Ellis

2014   Shakerag Workshops: Natural Dyes, Natural Words-Dyeing Colors + Inventing a Color Language, Ellis + Fraiser

2013   Arrowmont School of Art and Craft: Etextiles and Paper Computing: How to Animate Your Fibers, Lynne Bruning

2013   Penland School of Crafts: Permission to Quilt, Luke Haynes

2012   Arrowmont School of Art and Craft: Drawn to Stitch, Rebecca Ringquist

2012   Polk Museum of Art:  Silk Painting and Dyeing, Vickie Luffman

2012  Penland School of Crafts: Writing and Illustrating for Children’s Books, Peg Gignoux + Susie Wilde

2011   Penland School of Crafts: Mapping the Rhythm of Attention, Sherri Lynn Wood


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

2016   Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Assistant Artist, ME

2016   Arquetopia, Resident Artist, Oaxaca/Puebla, Mexico 

2016   North Carolina State University, Indigo 1,2,3 + Natural Dyes Workshop, Professor S. Brandeis

2016   North Carolina State University, Design Thinking, Guest lecturer

2016   North Carolina State University, Guest lecturer, Dr. Cecilia Mouat

2015   Made/Aware Conference, Assistant Artist, Gatlinburg, TN

2015   NCSU First Year Experience Lecture Series, Assistant Artist, Raleigh, NC

2015   North Carolina State University, Junior Review Mentor, Raleigh, NC

2015   North Carolina State University, Guest lecturer, Dr. Cecilia Mouat and Dr. Traci Temple

2015   Common Thread Symposium, NCSU, College of Design, Instructor

2014   North Carolina State University, Indigo Workshop, Professor S. Brandeis

2014   North Carolina State University, Junior Review Mentor, Raleigh, NC

2014   North Carolina State University, Guest lecturer, Dr. Cecilia Mouat and Dr. Traci Temple

2013   North Carolina State University, Junior Review Mentor, Raleigh, NC

2013   Penland School of Crafts, Artist Assistant, Penland, NC

2011    Florida Arts and Educators Conference Presenter, FL


EXHIBITIONS

 

2016  Surface Design Association, Inaugural International Exhibition in Print

2015    Common Thread Symposium Exhibition, NCSU, College of Design

2015    Resident + Exhibiting Artist, The Pink Building, Raleigh, NC

2015    A2W Trunk Show Exhibitor, NCSU/Cotton Incorporated, Raleigh, NC

2015   Cotton=High Tech + High Design, NC Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences,Raleigh, NC

2015    North Carolina State, Graduate Symposium Poster Presenter, Raleigh, NC

2014   “In Progress”, Fish Market, College of Design, NCSU, Raleigh, NC

2014   Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeastern US, Raleigh, NC

2014   Spotlight on Fiber Trends 2014, Southeastern Fiber Arts Alliance/Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries, UGA

2013   A2W Trunk Show Exhibition, NCSU, Raleigh, NC

2012   Member’s Show, Arts on the Park, Lakeland, FL

2012   Celebrating Agriculture, Platform Art 5, Lakeland, FL

2011    Member’s Show, Arts on the Park, Lakeland, FL

2008   Solo Exhibition, Colquitt County Arts Center, Moultrie, GA

2006   Colquitt County Community Art Show, Moultrie, GA

2006   Southern Artist League Exhibition, Valdosta, GA

2006   Summer Showcase, Thomasville, GA

2004   Colquitt County Community Show, Moultrie, GA

2003   Carrera Art Gallery, St. Augustine, FL

2003   Stained Glass Exhibition, St. Augustine, FL

2003   Ormond Beach Museum and Garden, Ormond Beach, FL

2002   Carrera Gallery, “Summer in Italy”, St. Augustine, FL


AWARDS

 

2016   Surface Design Association, Outstanding Student Award

2016   North Carolina State University, Excellence in Art and Design Award

2016   North Carolina State University, Academic Excellence Award

2015   Cotton=High Tech + High Design, NC Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Honorable Mention, Raleigh, NC

2015   NCSU Art2Wear Cotton Incorporated Award Recipient, NCSU, NC

2014   Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship, Gatlinburg, TN

2012 . Rochelle School of the Arts, Art Teacher of the Year, Lakeland, FL

2012   Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Friends of Arrowmont Scholarship, Gatlinburg, TN

2012   Penland School of Crafts, Work-study Scholarship, Penland, NC

2011   Penland School of Crafts, Work-study Scholarship, Penland, NC

2003 Ormond Beach Museum and Garden, Honorable Mention, Ormond Beach, FL