EDUCATION

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Studied under: Lino Tagliapietra, Venetian Master

Dino Rosin, Venetian Master

Pino Signoretto, Venetian Master

Petr Novotny, Czech

Alfred University, Alfred, New York, B.F.A.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2014    Museum of Glass, Visiting Artist

2013    Artist’s Choice Award, Museum of Glass

Juror’s Choice Award, Museum of Glass

Museum of Glass, Visiting Artist

2010    Museum of Glass, Summer Artist Series, Featured Artist

2006    New Glass Review, Emerging Artist

1994    Deans List, Alfred University, six semesters

Certificate of Merit, Alfred University Senior Exhibition

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014    Mistakes Will Be Made, installation, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA  In My Neck of the Woods, installation, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

2013    When Things Go South, Solo Exhibition, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2012    G8, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA  Fifty by Fifty, Muskegon Museum of Art,  Muskegon, MI

2011    Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, NY

2010    The Secret Language of Animals, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA  My Summer Vacation, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2009    Garden of Delights, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA    Butter Eaters Exhibition, Pots Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008    Gather Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005    Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama City, Japan

2004    Priceless Works Gallery, Seattle, WA, Exhibition with Richard Marquis

2003    Cassandria Blackmore Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999    Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama City, Japan

1995    Centre Européen de Formation aux Arts Verriers (Le RFAV),  Vannes Le Châtel, France

1995    Bubba Mavis Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994     Alfred University, Alfred, New York, Glass Art and Engineering Forum (Juried)  Studio Inferno, New Orleans, Louisiana, Kinetics in Glass

1992    Alfred University, Alfred, New York, NY, Student Summer Show (Juried)

 

PERFORMANCE ART

 2013    Butter Eaters performance   Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2005    Butter Eaters performance art workshop   Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta Canada

1999    Butter Eaters performance art workshop   Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama City, Japan

 

REVIEWS

2011    Glass Quarterly Magazine, Summer

2010    The Seattle Times, “My Summer Vacation” review.

The News Tribune, “Hear from the animals at TAM exhibit.”

2009    Glass Quarterly Magazine, Winter,

2009    Glass Quarterly Magazine, Spring

2008    Glass Quarterly Magazine, Fall

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant to; Lino Tagliapietra, Preston Singletary Debora Moore, Josiah McElheny, Richard Marquis, Ginny Ruffner, Dale Chihuly, and Richard Royal