EDUCATION

 

2015   B.F.A., Sculpture, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL 

2012   A.A., Brevard Community College, Melbourne, FL 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS 

2015             Honorable Mention, South by Southlight, Juried Exhibition, Jacksonville, FL

2009-2015   Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

2013             University of North Florida President’s List 

2009-2011   Brevard Community College Dean’s List 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016    UNF Art + Design Student Juried Annual Exhibition, UNF Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, FL, Juror, Julie Dickover

2016    3rd Street Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2016    Monroe Gallery, Jacksonville, FL

2015    UNF Sculpture Senior Exhibition, Unity Plaza: UP commUNITY Center & ArtGallery, Jacksonville, FL

2015    Northeast Florida Sculptors Juried Exhibition, UNF Gallery of Art, Juror, Andrew Smith

2015    South by Southlight, Northeast Florida Juried Exhibition, South Gallery, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2015   UNF Art + Design Student Juried Annual Exhibition, UNF Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, FL,  Juror, Sarah Alexander

2014   Through the Fire 2014, CoRK Arts District East Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, Juror,  Courtenay McLeland

2014   The Art of Nature, Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

2014    Looking Lab Exhibit B: Spaceshifts, Collaborative Site-Specific Installation, Jacksonville  City Hall Windows, Jacksonville, FL
2013   UNF Sculpture Guild Exhibition, Severine Photography Studio, Jacksonville, FL 

2013   Jacksonville Zoo Lights, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL 

2013   The art of Nature, Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL 

2012   UNF Art + Design Student Juried Annual Exhibition, UNF Gallery of  Art, Jacksonville, FL, Juror, Joe Forkan

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2014-2015    Treasurer, University of North Florida Sculpture Guild 

2013-2015     Sculpture Student Lab Assistant, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL Operational and safety knowledge: 

    •    Metal fabrication, welding—oxy acetylene, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) 

    •    Foundry, casting—iron, bronze, aluminum, resin, plaster, wax 

    •    Mold-making—resin-bonded sand, ceramic shell, plaster, alginate, silicone 

    •    Wood-working 

    •    Stone carving 

    •    Fiberglass

 

2014    Concept Design, Exhibit B: Spaceshifts, Collaborative site-specific installation with Jacksonville University Dancers 

2014   OneSpark Festival, Hemming Plaza, Jacksonville, FL, Student collaboration in creation of large-scale sculpture “Sgt.Crackers” Commission from Wayne Wood


 PUBLICATIONS

2014   The Art of Nature, The Florida Times Union: B-4 Photo documentation by Christina Kelso,  (November 11)

2013    UNF Sculpture students prepare for Jacksonville Zoo Lights, The Florida Times Union: B1  photo documentation by Bob Self, (October 18)

 

COLLECTIONS 

2015   Josephine Sculpture Park, Frankfort, KY

2013   Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL

 

CONFERENCES AND FESTIVALS ATTENDED

 

2015   National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art and Practices, Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

2014   One Spark Festival, Downtown Jacksonville, FL

2014   Art Basel, Miami, FL, via University of North Florida Art and Design Department, 3 day  travel to art festival and concurrent fairs

2013    One Spark Festival, Downtown Jacksonville, FL

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2013-2016 Northeast Florida Sculptors Group

2012-2015 University of North Florida Sculpture Guild 

2012-2014 University of North Florida Potters Guild