Education:

2016        BFA Art Studio, University of Kentucky,  Lexington, KY

2015        Universidad de Belgrano, Argentina (Fall Semester)

2014        Kentucky Institute of International Studies, Italy (Summer Session)

2013        Shanghai University, Shanghai, China (Summer Session)

 

Honors:

2017

Windgate Fellowship Recipient, Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Asheville, NC

HL Lyons III Memorial Scholarship Fund, Community Foundation, Louisville, KY

2016   

First Place, Oswald Research and Creativity Competition, University of Kentucky Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY

Scholarship, Theophilia Joan Oexmann Original Art Award, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Best in Show, Open Studio, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Scholarship, Student Arts Board Competition Viewer’s Choice Award, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

2015

Scholarship, College of Fine Arts Achievement Award, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Scholarship, Artist Bill Fischer Memorial Scholarship Fund (2nd year recipient), Community Foundation, Louisville, KY

Scholarship, Thaddeus Colson & Isabelle Saalwaechter Fitzpatrick Scholarship Fund, Community Foundation, Louisville, KY

2014    

Scholarship, Theophilia Joan Oexmann Original Art Award, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Scholarship, Laura Lee Sipes Memorial, Community Foundation, Louisville, KY

Scholarship, Artist Bill Fischer Memorial Scholarship Fund, Community Foundation, Louisville, KY

2013

Scholarship, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar, US Department of State/Institute of International Studies, Houston, TX

Scholarship, University of Kentucky Confucius Institute, Lexington, KY

Exhibitions:

2018

SYNChronicity, SYNC Gallery, Denver, CO

2017

Nod to Mod, Dab Art, Ventura, CA

Giving Time, Bolm Studios, Austin, TX

2016      

Young Artists Exhibit, Peace Gallery, Lexington, KY

Iron Exhibition, Sculpture Trails, Solsberry, IN

Synthetic Natural Solo Exhibition, Bolivar Gallery, Lexington, KY

Open Studio, Bolivar Gallery, Lexington, KY

University Open, Arts Place Gallery, Lexington, KY

2014   

Extruding ARTifacts, Tuska Gallery, Lexington, KY

Carrie Ellis, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, KY

Iron Pour Exhibition, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, KY

FotoFocus Biennial, Findlay Project Space, Cincinatti, OH

Kentucky Institute of International Studies Exhibition, Morrison Gallery, Elizabethtown, KY

2013

Foundations, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, KY

Abroad Exhibition, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

China Exhibition, Barnhart Gallery, Lexington, KY

Sculpture: Past, Present, and Future, Rasdall Gallery, Lexington, KY

Medal of Honor Convention, Frazier History Museum, Louisville, KY

Congressional Exhibition, Water Tower Place, Louisville, KY

Professional Experience:

2018

Marpha Foundation Residency, Marpha, Nepal (upcoming in March)

2017

3D Printing Instructor, TechShop, Austin, TX

Makerspace Technician, First Build, Louisville, KY

Workshop Participant, Richard Whitely's Casting Voids, Corning, NY

Workshop Participant, Lisa Zerkowitz's Glass Casting Course, Pratt Center, Seattle, WA

2016

Internship, Sculpture Trails, Solsberry, IN

Workshop Instructor, 3D Printing and Process, 4H Camp, Lexington, KY       

2015

Workshop Assistant to James Wade, 3D Printing, Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, Alabama

2014

Internship, Artist Assistant & Gallery Assistant, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

Art Editor, SHALE Literary Magazine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Extracurricular:

2017-18

Volunteer, Big Medium, Austin, TX

2016

Volunteer, University of Kentucky Health Services, Kreative Katz (Art Therapy)          

2015

Volunteer, TECHO, Buenos Aires, Argentina