EDUCATION

2017                        Masters of Fine Arts in Metal Design

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2011                        Bachelor of Arts in Art Education, Cum Laude           

                                School of Art, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California

                                Concentrations in Drawing and Painting and Metals and Jewelry

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017                        Instructor – Metals and Jewelry

                                Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Greenville, North Carolina

2016                        Teacher of Record – Intro to Metals and Jewelry

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2015-2017              Graduate Assistant – Fabrication Lab

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                Graduate Assistant – Metal Design

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                Graduate Assistant – Sculpture

                                 School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2015                         Teacher’s Assistant – Metal Design

                                 School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

 

SELECTED ACTIVITY

2017                         Artist Assistant, Barbara Minor

                                 Pocosin Arts, Columbia, North Carolina

                                 Artist Assistant, Marissa Saneholtz

                                 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

                                 Artist Assistant, Don Friedlich

                                 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

                                 8th Annual Material Topics Symposium: Crafting Connections

                                 School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                Assistant to Melanie Bilenker, Technology Chair

2016                        Artist Assistant, Barbara Minor

                                Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

                                Guest Artist

                                Sixty minute talk about my work in a CAD class, including question and answer portion.

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                Speaker, Brunch & Learn 

                                National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee

                                Speaker, Gallery Talk

                                National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee

                                7th Annual ECU Metals Symposium, Material Topics: In Flux – Chair

 

THESIS EXHIBITION

2017                        Fragile: Handle with Care, Wellington B. Gray Gallery

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

 

INVITATIONALS

2016                        Inches to Earth, National Ornamental Metal Museum

                                Memphis, Tennessee

 

INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017                        Alchemy 4, Enamelist Society 12th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Traveling

                                Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Summer 2017

                                National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee, Fall 2017

2015                        Alchemy 3, Enamelist Society 11th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Traveling

                                Montserrat Collage of Art, Beverly, Massachusetts, Summer 2015

                                Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, Massachusetts, Fall 2015

                                NH League of Craftsman, Concord, New Hampshire, Winter 2016

                                McGowan Gallery, Concord, New Hampshire, Winter 2016

                                Student Prize Winner

 

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2016                        It Came From Under the Bench, Burroughs Welcome Gallery

                                School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                Curator

 

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2017                        So Fresh + So Clean 2017

                                Online Exhibition, https://emstudents.org

                                 Nexus, 2017 SNAG Student Exhibition

                                 SNAGneXt Conference

                                 New Orleans, LA

                                 Out of 240 entries, 30 pieces were chosen from 25 artists.

                                 Nasty Women Exhibition, Knockdown Center

                                 Maspeth, NY

2016                         Rebel 59, Emerge Arts Council

                                 Greenville, North Carolina

                                  First Place Winner. One of four artists selected from category.

                                  9th Annual Joyner Library Graduate Student Art and Design Exhibition, Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery

                                  School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                  Winner of the College of Fine Arts & Communication Dean’s Merit Award

                                  NatureBody

                                  School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                  Unconventional Mediums, Mendenhall Student Center

                                   School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                   Into View, 2016 SNAG Student Exhibition

                                   SNAGneXt Conference, Ashville, NC

                                   Two pieces selected. Out of 248 entries, 25 pieces were chosen from 19 artists.

                                   Momento, Burroughs Wellcome Gallery

                                   School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                   8th Annual Joyner Library Graduate Student Art and Design Exhibition, Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery

                                   School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2015                           Beauty in the Dark, Overland Gallery

                                   Kinston, North Carolina

                                   First Place Winner

                                   Sculpture Exhibition, Mendenhall Student Center

                                   School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                    Four Hands are Better than Two, Burroughs Welcome Gallery

                                    School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2014                            Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast, Artspace

                                    Raleigh, North Carolina

                                    Tales from the Toolbox, Crafthaus

                                    Online: http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/tales-from-the-tool-box-chapter-one

                                    7th Annual Joyner Library Graduate Student Art and Design Exhibition, Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery

                                    School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                    Made in Metal, Mendenhall Student Center

                                    School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                    Insights, University Art Museum

                                    School of Art, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California

                                    One of two undergraduates selected to represent department

                                     Flux, Gatov Gallery

                                     School of Art, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013                            Bittersweet, Dutzi Gallery

                                    School of Art, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California           

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2016                             1st Place, Masters of Fine Arts Oral Presentation, Research and Creative Activity Week, East Carolina University

                                     Hannah Graduate Scholarship, East Carolina University

2015                             1st Place, Masters of Fine Arts Oral Presentation, Research and Creative Activity Week, East Carolina University

                                     Hannah Graduate Scholarship, East Carolina University

                                     John Satterfield and Jenni K. Jewelry Scholarship, East Carolina University

2014                             Barbara McFadyen Merit Scholarship in Metals, East Carolina University

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2014-present            Metal Arts Guild

                                 School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                 Arranged Visiting Artist Casey Sheppard

2014-2015                Visual Arts Forum - Co-President

                                  School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

                                 Arranged visiting Artist Rose B. Simpson, designed lounge in School of Art and Design

                                 Society of North American Goldsmiths

                                 Eugene, OR 97440 USA

                                 Enamelist Society

                                 Norcross, GA 30010

 

MEDIA AND CATALOGUES

2017                        Rebel 59

                                Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox, Mark Fenn.

2016                        Featured Artist – March. Society of North American Goldsmiths.

                                Fredric Koeppel, “’Inches from the Earth’ at Metal Museum explores human links to nature”, The Commercial                          Appeal. http://www.commercialappeal.com/entertainment/arts/visual/art-review-inches-from-the-earth-at-metal-museum-explores-human-links-to-nature--304d265e-0a0a-6399--375451661.html

                                 Inches From the Earth Press Release

                                 http://www.metalmuseum.org/pdfs/PressKitInchesFromtheEarth.pdf

2015                        “ECU Metal Design Faculty And Students Win Awards At Alchemy 3, The 15th Biennial Juried International Enamel Exhibition” https://blog.ecu.edu/sites/soad/2015/08/25/ecu-metal-design-faculty-and-students-win-awards-at-alchemy-3-the-15th-biennial-juried-international-enamel-exhibitionn/

                                 Alchemy 3, Enamelist Society 11th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Catalog

2013                         Glenn Zuchmann. “Hosanna Rubio, Bittersweet” Mixedreality.me/hosanna-rubio:                                                 blog and video interview

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