Education

  • 2001
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, School For American Crafts, Rochester, NY
    BFA in glass and glass sculpture
    Robin Cass, Michael Taylor instructors in glass forming and sculpture

Work/Teaching Experience

  • 2002- present
  • Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
    Lead Gaffer/ Hot Shop Manager, public demonstrations, product design, and visiting artist support
  • 2013
  • Collaboration: Ideas to Execution, session 4 Pilchuck Glass School, teaching with Ann Wahlstrom
  • 2012
  • International Glass Symposium, Novy Bor, Czech Republic, demonstrating artist
  • The Glass Factory, Boda, Sweden, visiting artist
  • The Studio at Corning Museum of Glass, From the Sketchbook to the Blowpipe, one week workshop
  • 2011
  • Pittsburgh Glass Center, Getting It Done, one week workshop
  • 2008
  • Glass Art Society, Portland, OR
    Demonstration on Corning Mobile Shop
  • 2006
  • Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Gaffer session 1, for artist in residence Trimpin
  • 2005
  • Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA, teaching assistant for Robin Cass, Session 3, glassblowing
  • 2003
  • Glass Art Society, Seattle, WA, 2003
    demonstration on Corning mobile stage
  • 2002
  • Bacchus Glass, Sonoma,CA. 2002-present
    gaffer, and assistant to Frank Cavaz
  • California Glass Exchange, assistant to Robin Cass, demonstrator
  • The Studio at Corning, Corning,NY
    teaching assistant for Robin Cass, beginning glass blowing class
  • 2001
  • Glass Art Society Demonstration, Corning,NY
    assistant to Robin Cass, hot glass demonstration
  • 2000
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
    TA for Robin Cass, beginning glassblowing class
  • 1999
  • Blenko Glass Factory, Milton, West Virginia
    Assistant for Hank Murta Adams, hot glass casting
  • 1994- 1999
  • Thames Street Glass, Newport, RI
    Gaffer, assistant

Exhibitions

  • 2014
  • Natural Reflection, solo exhibition, Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, WA
  • Ethnobotany, Wright Park Conservatory, Tacoma, WA
  • Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art, La Connor, WA
  • 2013
  • Kaleidochromatic, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, OK
  • 2012
  • Twelve Hands, Sixty Toes, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2011
  • 10"x10"x10", a small works show, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2010
  • Teapots!, Morgan Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Natural Progression, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • 2009
  • Blue Room, Nadania Idriss Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • Looking Forward, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • Inspired By, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • 2008
  • SOFA, Chicago, IL, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Kinesthesia, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • New Work, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Gesture and Cadence, Morgan Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2007
  • Life Forms, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • Pilchuck Glass Exhibition; Each Year the Fire Burns Brighter, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Solo Exhibition, Marthas' Vineyard Glassworks, August 2007, Marthas' Vineyard, MA
  • Now- Glass on the Cutting Edge, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
  • 2006
  • SOFA, New York, represented by the Cervini Haas Gallery
  • Framework, solo exhibition, Vetri International Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Pilchuck Staff Exhibition, History of the World Gallery, Camano Island, WA
  • Focus on Glass, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Glass Invitational, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • 2005
  • Cocktails at Five, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2003
  • Bubba Mavis, Seattle, WA
    Artists of My Era, Area, working drawing show
  • 2001
  • Glass Art Society Student Exhibition, Corning, NY
  • Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester,NY,
    58th Finger Lakes Exhibition
  • Gallery R, Rochester, NY.
    sculptural glass exhibition
  • The Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY, May
    Senior Thesis Show
  • Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY, Dec.- Jan.
  • Niche Award Winner, glass, sculptural
  • James Renwick Alliance, annual gala and auction, second prize
  • 2000
  • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, August
    Haystack TA Exhibition
  • The Museum of Luminous Phenomena, Alfred, NY, April
    Outdoor Light Exhibition
  • 1999
  • Bausch and Lomb, Rochester, NY, June
    permanent installation

Publications

  • 2009
  • Kids Design Glass, (exhibition catalog) Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. Essay for the exhibition.
  • 2006
  • 500 Glass Objects, By Maurine Littleton
  • American Craft, portfolio section, October/ November
  • 25 Years of New Glass Review, By Tina Oldknow
  • 2002
  • The New Glass Review, number 23