Education
2016         
        MFA, Clemson University; Clemson, SC
2013        
        BFA Magna Cum Laude, Ceramics; Armstrong University, Savannah, GA
2007        
        Savannah College of Art and Design; Savannah, GA 

Related Experience

2017        
        Resident Artist, STARworks Center for Creative Enterprise, Star, NC

2016        
        Studio Assistant, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC. 
        Figure in Clay workshop w/Esther Shimazu

        Graduate Teacher of Record, Clemson University, Clemson, SC               
        Introduction to Ceramics, Fall 2016                                                              
        Introduction to Ceramics, Spring 2016

2015        
        International Symposium on Ceramic Arts Education and Exchange (ISCAEE) 
        Jingdezhen, China. Presenter

        Graduate Teaching Assistant, Clemson University, Clemson, SC                           
        Introduction to Ceramics, Fall 2015
        Advanced Wheel Throwing, Spring 2015

2014        
        Graduate Teaching Assistant, Clemson University, Clemson, SC                                 
        Survey of Art and Architecture I, Fall 2014

        Ceramics Instructor, The Arts Center Clemson, Clemson, SC                         
        Adult Wheel Throwing Class

2011-2013          
        Ceramics Lab Assistant, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA

Awards/Grants

2016        
        Studio Assistant Scholarship: “Clay with a Life of its Own” 
        Figure Building Workshop w/ Esther Shimazu
        Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC. Summer Session 4 2016

        Professional Enrichment Grant (PEG) Recipient for Travel/Research in Iceland
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Summer 2016

        Professional Enrichment Grant (PEG) Recipient for Travel to NCECA, Kansas City, MO
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC. Spring 2016

        Community Supported Art, Selected Artist: Spring 2016, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Jerry Jackson, Deputy Director of The Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2015        

        Jeanette Dreskin Fund Recipient for Travel to China
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  Fall 2015

        Art Department Scholarship Recipient for Travel to China
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  Fall 2015

        Professional Enrichment Grant (PEG) Recipient for Travel to China
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  Fall 2015
    
        Community Supported Art, Selected Artist: Fall 2015, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Stephanie Moore, Executive Director of The Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC

        Community Supported Art, Selected Artist: Spring 2015, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Alan Ethridge, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Arts Council Greenville, SC

        Professional Enrichment Grant (PEG) Recipient for Travel to NCECA, Providence, RI
        Clemson University, Clemson, SC.  Spring 2015

2013        
        Kay Regan Award for Excellence in Ceramics, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA

        Charles F. Jensen Award for Leadership in Ceramics, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA

Exhibitions

2017        
        ArtFields 2017, Lake City, SC.

        Juncture: Resident Artist Showcase, STARworks Center for Creative Enterprise, Star, NC.

2016        
        Solastalgia, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC.

        Clay Different Ways: Spirits in Clay, The Arts Center Clemson, Clemson, SC. 
        Invitational

        Addition Over Subtraction, Osher Life Long Learning Institute at Patrick Square
        Charles K. Cheezum Education Center, Clemson, SC. 
        Curated by Palmetto Curatorial Exchange

        The Last Best Dream: Surrealism Here and Now, Radius Gallery, Missoula, MT.
        Invitational

        Twin Cups: National Ceramics Exhibition, Missouri Western State University, ST. Joseph, MO. 
        Juror: Bede Smith

        Connections and Conversations, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Patrick Square, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Alexia Timberlake-Boyd, Greenville Museum

2015        
        ISCAEE Members Exhibition, Wuxi Institute of Art and Technology, Yixing, China

        The 2015 Art Center of Clemson's Juried Exhibition, The Art Center Clemson, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Frank McCauley, Assistant Director and Chief Curator

2014        
        Any Way You Want To Shake It, The Art Center Clemson, Clemson, SC
        Juror: Daniel Bare

2013        
        Student Instructor Staff Exhibition, Gallery S.P.A.C.E., Savannah, GA

        Nature of the Beast: Senior Thesis Show, Ashmore Gallery, Savannah, GA

2012        
        Student Juried Show, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA
        Second Place Printmaking, Honorable Mention Ceramics

2011        
        Student Juried Show, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA
        First Place Computer in Art

2010        
        Student Juried Show, Armstrong University, Savannah, GA
        First Place Computer in Art

2007        
        Foundation Studies Juried Show, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
        Purchase Award