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Sculpture & Installation Resume


Solo Exhibitions
2010  Contingency East Central College, Saint Louis, MO; exhibition and artist talk; January
2009  Tidal Biblio Gallery, Syracuse, NY; May 2008 
           Scope Limestone Gallery, Syracuse, NY; Exhibition and artist talk; January
2004  Common Ground The Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, Webster University, Saint Louis, MO; February – March
2001  W/ash Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL; June – July
2000  Glisten Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL; October
           Thirst Callahan Art Studios, Chicago, IL; February


Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 Boffo Show House New York, NY; curated by Andrew Yes; May – June
         Secret Garden Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA; April
2009 Nein-Nine Outdoor city-wide installations in Berlin, Germany and Vienna, Austria; August
          Found Art Site Gallery, Riverhead, NY; exhibition and panel discussion; curated by Andrea Cote; July
          MFA Exhibition New York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY; catalog; July
2008 The Object and Beyond Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; curated by Edward Winkelman; June
2007 Absence/Excess/Loss Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY; curated by Sarah E. Webb & Marni Shindelman; catalog; April
          Matrilineage Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY; March
          Irk Coyne Gallery, Syracuse, NY; February
2006 Wound Up Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL; curated by John Brunetti; March
2004 Combine: Mixing Media Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL; curated by Karen Lebergott; October – November
          Expanding the Boundaries Martin Gallery, New Orleans, LA; curated by Dan Tague; June – August
          24-30 Chicago Radford University Gallery, Radford, VA; curated by Logan Bay; March
          Invitational Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; April
2003 Guest List Gescheidle; invitational exhibition, invited by Mike Lash
          Industrial Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL; curated by Karen Lebergott; January – February
          The Architecture of Memory The Three Arts Club, Chicago, IL; curated by John Brunetti; January – February
          Coming to Terms with the Everyday SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; curated by Dana Sperry; October – November; catalog
2002 Art Chicago/Stray Show Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL; December
          Push/Pull Pullman Gallery, Chicago, IL; curated by JB Daniel; October
          Abnormal Abstraction: Transcending the Common Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL; July
          Natural History Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL; May
2001 Chicago and Vicinity, With a Bias Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL; November – January; catalog
          Found A.S.A.P. Gallery, curated by Jessica Peterson and Francine Affourtit; Chicago, IL; October
          Forward Open End Art; Chicago, IL; October
          Beast Heaven Gallery; Chicago, IL; September
          Department of Space & Land Reclamation around Chicago and at the Butcher Shop, curated by Nato Thompson; April
2000 Multiples Bodybuilder & Sportsman/NFA Space; Chicago, IL; December – February
          Heavy Petting animal-themed, inaugural show at Joymore; Chicago, IL; September
          ATC Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL; juried by Hamza Walker and Dominic Mollon
          Office Products Sweet Spot Gallery; Chicago, IL; September
          Egg Shell Sweet Spot Gallery; Chicago, IL; July
          Resurrection Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art and Yello Gallery; exhibition about the life of death, curated by Olga Stefan; Chicago, IL; May – June
1999 Baby Cheeses The Butcher Shop; Chicago, IL; Christian icon show; December
          COA School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s G2 Gallery; Chicago, IL; November
          Dementia Center for Contemporary Art; Omaha, NE, juried by Alan Pilkington; July
1998 Neurotica M5, Chicago, IL; show about erotica & obsession; March
          Seamless M5, Chicago, IL; fashion implements show; November
          May-December Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus, OH; December


2008 Creative Opportunity Grant, Syracuse University
          Installation/exhibition Funding, Syracuse University
2007 Summer Fellowship, Syracuse University
          Critical Studies Award, Syracuse University

2006 Full Tuition Graduate Scholarship, Syracuse University
2005 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship
2000, 2001, 2004 Community Artists Assistance Program Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
1998, 1999, 2000 ATC Curator’s Choice Award

Lectures/Panel Discussions
2008 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse,NY
          University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
          Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2007 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
          Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
          University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
2006 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2004 Webster University, Saint Louis, MO
2002 University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
          The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Curatorial Experience 
2002 Blueblood/Blue Collar Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL; March
          Curatorial assistant to Paul Klein/Klein Art Works
2000 Future Home of Luxury with Steve Anderson, Andrew Falkowski and Marie Walz in lot between buildings at 1452 Milwaukee Avenue,
          Chicago, IL; September

2008 Dufort, Jon  “Empire Halls”  Syracuse New Times (newspaper); review
          Rushworth, Katherine  “2008 Everson Biennial Stellar” Syracuse Post-Standard (newspaper); review
2007 Dawson, Shirley  “Meditations on Mourning”  Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (newspaper); review
          Matthews, Patricia   Absence.Excess.Loss exhibition catalog essay
          Ritchie, Nathan  Dialogue Magazine, Coming to Terms with the Everyday; review
          Brookhardt, D. Eric  Best of New Orleans; review
          McCash, Doug  “Logical Objects” New Orleans; review
2003 Depaul University Press Arts Magazine Mille-Feuille
          Irvin, Jessica  IDS Newspaper; review
2002 Cassidy, Victor  “Prairie Smoke”; review
2001 Lumpen Magazine; images used in layout
          TenByTen Magazine;  images used in magazine editorial
2000 Bulka, Michael   New City (newspaper) “Hello, Kitty”  review
          Mikkalo, Erika   Gravy Magazine, Heavy Petting at Joymore; review
1999 Camper, Fred   Chicago Reader (newspaper) “Less Is More” review


2009-2010 Adjunct Professor; University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Sculpture and Digital Design
          Adjunct Professor; Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY; Design Fundamentals
2006-9 Teaching Assistant; Syracuse University, Syracuse NY; Fiber and Material Studies
2005 Instructor and Independent study moderator; Academy of Design, Chicago
2004 Mentor for intern at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2011  Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY: Textile/Surface Design A.A.S.; magna cum laude
2009  Syracuse University: Fiber & Material Studies/Sculpture M.F.A.
2003  The Art Institute of Chicago: Fiber & Material Studies; scholarship

           Loyola Univerity Chicago: Visual Communication



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