Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania, MFA in Sculpture    |   2002
Philadelphia, PA
Critics include: John Moore, Terry Adkins, Robert Slutzky, Alfred Leslie, Robert Storr, Susanna Jacobson and Jackie Tileston.

Hampshire College, BA in Fine Arts    |    1993
Amherst, MA 

Hantverkets Folkhögskola, Scandinavian Seminar Exchange Program       |    1993
Leksand, Sweden

AWARDS

COLUMBIA AVENUE CONNECTOR PROJECT,  Finalist   |   2012
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, Philadelphia, PA

SOLO SERIES Solo Exhibition   |   2010
Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

CHALLENGE AWARD Major Exhibition, prominent gallery   |   2008
Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

NATIONAL JURIED SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION, Honorable Mention   |   2007
Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA

LEEWAY FOUNDATION, Window of Opportunity Grant   |   2004
Philadelphia, PA

TEACHING FELLOWSHIP, College of General Studies   |   2001
University of Pennsylvania

ROBERT ENGMAN AWARD Financial support for work in any media   |   2001
University of Pennsylvania

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR    |   2004-Present
West Chester, PA

Teaching a range of courses including:
Beginning Drawing, ART106
Fundamentals of 3D Design, ART220
Advanced 3D Design, ART221
Beginning Sculpture, ART222
Intermediate Sculpture, ART321
Advanced Sculpture, ART322
Figure Modeling, ART324
Independent Project Sculpture, ART325
Art History, ARH101
Basic Design, ART111

MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY, ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR    |   Fall 2005 – Spring 2006
Millersville, PA

Sculpture I, ART282
Sculpture II, ART382, 482, 582

DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, INSTRUCTOR   |   Fall 2003 – Spring 2005
Media, PA

3D Design, GRA121

BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, INSTRUCTOR   |   Fall 2002 – Fall 2003
Newtown, PA

3D Design/Principles, ARTF130

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, INSTRUCTOR   |   Fall 2001
Philadelphia, PA

Sculpture I: Materials and Techniques

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ASSISTANT to Elizabeth Doering   |   Spring 2002
Philadelphia, PA

3D Design

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ASSISTANT to Elizabeth Doering   |   Fall 2002
Philadelphia, PA

3D Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

STUDIO ASSISTANT   |   1994-2002

CHARLES PARKS STUDIO   |   Wilmington, DE

Work activities include: clay modeling, photography, patination of bronze sculptures, resin casting, mold making, bookkeeping, website design, sales, and promotion
ART TEACHER Grades K-8   |   Sept. 1995 – June 1998

ST. HEDWIG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL   |   Wilmington, DE
ART TEACHER Grades 1-8   |   Sept. 1996 – June 1998

ST. MATTHEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL   |   Wilmington, DE
WORKSHOP LEADER “Containers for the Soul”   |   October 1997

CONFERENCE ON RELIGION AND THE ARTS
GALLERY MANAGER   |   1994

HARDCASTLE GALLERY   |   Yorklyn, DE
GALLERY COORDINATOR’S ASSISTANT   |   1990 – 1993

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE GALLERY   |   Amherst, MA
TEACHING ASSISTANT Intro Sculpture Course   |   Sept. – Dec. 1993

HAMPSHIRE COLLEGE   |   Amherst, MA

EXHIBITIONS

“FLUTTER” Site Specific Sculpture   |   July 2014 – Jan. 2015

Philadelphia International Airport    |   Philadelphia, PA
EXODUS: Canaries Fleeing the Coal Mine” Site Specific Aerial Sculpture   |   August 2013

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts    |   Wilmington, DE
CHESTER COUNTY SCULPTURE TRAIL Invitational Exhibition   |   April 2013

Oxford Arts Alliance    |   West Grove, PA
“MOVE IT: A KINETIC SCULPTURE EXHIBITION” Invitational Exhibition   |   August 2011

The Art Trust    |   West Chester, PA
“HANDS-ON: PROCESS OF SCULPTURE” Invitational Exhibition   |   Nov. – Jan. 2012

Delaware College of Art & Design    |   Wilmington, DE
KNAUER GALLERY Faculty-Student Exhibition   |    Jan. – April 2011

West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
VERVE” Temporary Site-Specific Installation   |   Jan. – Aril 2011

Federal Courthouse   |   Northern District of West Virginia   |   Wheeling, WV
SOLO SERIES Solo Exhibition   |   Sept – Nov. 2010

Abington Art Center   |   Jenkintown, PA
“A WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE” Juried Group Exhibition   |   October 2009

Abington Art Center   |   Jenkintown, PA
“TALES AND FAIRYTALES” Juried Group Exhibition   |    March – July 2009

Lafayette Mill Gallery   |   North Kingstown, RI
“VISUAL CONTACT POINTS” Cultural Exchange Faculty Exhibition   |   June – Sept. 2008

Guizhou University Gallery   |   Guizhou, China

West Chester University  |   West Chester, PA
RAPUNZEL’S LONGING” Solo Exhibition   |   Feb. 2008

Fleisher Art Memorial   |   Challenge Exhibition   |    Philadelphia, PA
SCATTER” Solo Exhibition   |   Sept. 2007

McKinney Gallery  |   West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION National Juried Exhibition    |   Summer 2007

Carlisle Arts Learning Center   |   Carlisle, PA
FLOCK” Solo exhibition   |   Jan. – Feb. 2007

Sykes Gallery   |   Millersville University   |   Millersville, PA
KNAUER GALLERY Faculty Exhibition   |    Fall 2006

West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
“GROWING THE ARTS” Invitational Exhibition   |    Summer 2006

Chester County Art Association   |   West Chester, PA
LONG GALLERY Faculty Exhibition   |    Summer 2006

West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS International Faculty Exchange Exhibition   |   Sept. 2005

West Chester University Department of Art   |    West Chester, PA

Capital Normal University   |   Beijing, China
SYKES GALLERY Faculty Exhibition   |    Sept. 2005

Millersville University   |   Millersville, PA
Invitational Group Exhibition   |    Sept. – Oct. 2005

Delaware Center for Horticulture   |   Wilmington, DE
“CIRCUS OF THE SUBLIME” Solo Exhibition   |    March – July 2005

Beckler Family Members Gallery   |   Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
“MINI-GOLF OPEN” Invitational Group Exhibition   |    Aug. – Nov. 2004

Interactive exhibition of artist-created miniature golf holesDelaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
Annual Invitational Gala Exhibition   |    Nov. – Dec. 2003

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition   |    Nov. – Dec. 2003

Bucks County Community College   |   Newtown, PA
MAIN CAMPUS GALLERY Annual Open Juried Show   |    Nov. – Dec. 2003

Delaware County Community College   |   Media, PA
“NESTING IN HEARTLANDS” Two Person Show   |    Feb. 2003

Blue Streak Gallery   |   Wilmington, DE
2002 MFA THESIS EXHIBITION Group Exhibition   |    May 2002

Matthew Freedman – Curator

Old City   |   Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA SCULPTORS GROUP Regional Emerging Sculptors   |    May 2002

Leslie Kaufman – Juror

Philadelphia Convention Center   |   Philadelphia, PA
FOX FAMILY EXHIBITION Juried Group Exhibition   |    April 2002

UPenn Art Faculty – Panel Jury

Fox Gallery   |   Philadelphia, PA
Annual Juried Exhibition   |    Feb. – April 2002

Ann Landi – Juror

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
“SIX DEGREES IN COLD STORAGE” Regional MFA Exhibition   |    Feb. 2002

315 Arch Street   |   Philadelphia, PA
Annual Invitational Group Exhibit and Auction   |    October 2001

Chester County Art Association   |   West Chester, PA
“THE FUTURE IS NOW” Regional MFA students   |    Sept. – Oct. 2001

Didi Young – Curator

Delaware Center for The Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
“OTHERWISE” MFA Sculpture Exhibit   |    March 2001

Meyerson Gallery   |   University of Pennsylvania   |    Philadelphia, PA
Annual Juried Exhibition   |    Feb. – March 2001

Judd Tully – Juror

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
Class of 2002 MFA Exhibition   |   January 2001

Meyerson Gallery   |   University of Pennsylvania   |    Philadelphia, PA
Annual Juried Exhibition   |    Nov. 1998 – July 1999

April Gornik – Juror

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
FEATURE ART LOOP ARTIST Solo Exhibit of Garden Sculptures   |    June 1997

Sandy Hollow Herb Company   |   Wilmington, DE
Selected Wall Sculptures   |    June – August 1996La La Land   |   Rehoboth Beach, DE
Grand Opening Group Show   |    April – June 1994

Hardcastle Gallery   |   Yorklyn, DE
Solo Show   |    March 1994

Big Shout Magazine Gallery   |   Wilmington, DE

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

ENTRANCE PLAZA SCULPTURE    |    in-progress

Biggs Museum of American Art   |   Dover, DE
GATEWAY SCULPTURE    |    in-progress

Abington Art Center   |   Jenkintown, PA
“PASSING THROUGH”   |   July 2011

Private Home and Garden   |   Elkins Park, PA
MONARCH RABBLE” Large Permanent Sculptural Installation   |    August 2011

Schrader Environmental Education Center    |   Wheeling, WV
AUGURY” Large Permanent Sculptural Installation   |    May 2011

Abington Art Center Center    |   Jenkintown, PA
“LEARNING TREE” Educational outdoor sculpture that interacts with the environment   |    2010

Funded by a SPARK Grant. Collaboration with Henry LoustauTender Care Learning Center    |   Pittsburg, PA
PERCENT FOR ART COMPETITION Three Steel Sculptures   |   2009

Funded by The Federal Transit Administration. Collaboration with Henry Loustau 52nd Street El Station    |   Philadelphia, PA
Wall Mural and Sculptural Installation   |   2009

Green Library   |   West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
THE FARM Raised copper weather vane   |   2009

1601 Pughtown Rd.    |   Kimberton, PA
Raised copper rooftop finials   |   2001

Bancroft Construction Co.   |   Concord Pike    |   Wilmington, DE
Sculptural rooftop sign project   |   1997

Coffee Creations   |   Concord Pike    |   Wilmington, DE

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, “A Captivating Array at Abington’s ‘Solo Series'”, by Victoria Donohue    |   Sept. 24, 2010
WHAT’S NEW IN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS?, “Mural Project”, Office of the Provost, West Chester University    |   Oct. 19, 2009
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, “A Touch of Melancholy and Reflection”, by Edith Newhall    |   March 7, 2008
PLUS FIVE, catalogue published by PENNDESIGN with forward by Matthew Freedman    |   2007, pg. 32
SCULPTURE MAGAZINE, “Circus of the Sublime” at the DCCA by Lassiter Williams    |   Sept. 2005, pg. 68
LANCASTER SUNDAY NEWS, “Sculptor takes wing with ‘Flock'”, by Kelly L. Watson    |   Jan. 7, 2007 sec. H1, H5
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, “Circus of the Sublime” at the DCCA by Victoria Donohue    |   June 12, 2005 pg. L03
GREENVILLE COMMUNITY NEWS, “Must See Sculpture”, by Paula Shulak    |   June 14, 2005 pg. 19
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, “Talented Membership”, by Edward Sozanski    |   March 30, 2001 pg. W28
CHANNEL 2, “Legislative Report with Rep. Chris Ross: Local Artist Interviews”   |   March 2001
BIG SHOUT MAGAZINE, “Outcroppings”, Feature Artist of the Month Profile    |   May 1994, vol. 6, no. 3, pg. 10
CHANNEL 2, “Feature Artist of the Month Profile”    |   May 1994

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

DELAWARE CENTER FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS   |   Member since 1998

Wilmington, DE
INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CENTER   |   Member since Jan. 1994

Hamilton, NJ
COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION   |   Member since 2001

New York, NY

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Artist Lecture   |    Nov. 2011

Delaware College of Art and Design   |   Wilmington, DE
Artist Lecture: Fine Art Senior Seminar   |    Spring 2010, Spring 2012

West Chester University   |   West Chester, PA
Juror: Review of Applications for Solo Exhibitions   |    June 2005

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts   |   Wilmington, DE
Delaware Technical and Community College Certificate in Website Design   |    Feb. 1999
Alumni Admissions Associates Program   |    Active since 1994

Hampshire College   |   Amherst, MA
West Grove Area Daycare Board President   |    Since 2008

West Grove, PA

SKILLS

Drawing
Mold Making
Welding
Metal Smithing & Fabrication
Painting
Resin Casting
Patination
Wood Carving & Fabrication

 

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