Education: 

2007 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

M.F.A. Honors, 3-D Art

 

2001 University of California, Davis, CA

B.A. Studio Arts – Golden Key International Honor Society

 

1994 – 1999 Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

 

 

Teaching Experience:

2009-Present

Diablo Valley College, San Ramon/Pleasant Hill, CA

Art – Ceramics Beginning and Advanced

Instructor of Record

 

2015-Present

Walnut Creek Community Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Art – Ceramics Beginning and Advanced

Instructor

 

2018-Present

Red Ox Clay Studio, Concord, CA

Art – Ceramics Beginning and Advanced, Hand building and Wheel

Instructor

 

2018-Present

Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

Art – Ceramics Wheel Throwing

Instructor

 

2016-2017

Ohlone Community College, Fremont, CA

Art – Ceramics Beginning and Advanced

Instructor of Record

 

2013

Berkeley Potter’s Studio

Art – Ceramics Beginning and Advanced

Instructor

 

2007

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

School of Art – Drawing Foundations

Instructor of Record

 

2006

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

School of Art – Ceramics I

Instructor of Record

 

2000

University of California, Davis, CA

The Craft Center – Beginning Ceramics

Instructor

 

2000

University of California, Davis, CA

ArtsBridge – Anderson Elementary School, Dixon, CA

Ceramic Arts Instructor

 

 

Professional Experience:

2009-Present

Diablo Valley College, San Ramon, CA

Studio Technician – 3-D Arts

 

2015 – 2018

Walnut Creek Community Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

Ceramics Workshops – Carving, Throwing, Throwing Intensive, Glaze Application, Honing Skills/Wheel

 

2005-2007

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Graduate Art Student Organization (GASO)

President

 

2006

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Graduate Student Enhancement Program (GradStep)

Art Department Development Leader

 

2005-2006

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

3-D Arts, Small Metals/Ceramics

Graduate Studio Assistant

 

2001-2005

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

3-D Arts, Ceramics/Sculpture

Instructional Assistant

Duties: Co-rebuilt sculpture studio including a new metal fabrication studio, a new cast iron cupola and facility, and a new jewelry-smithing facility.

 

2000, 2001, 2010

Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

Summer Arts Workshop Assistant

 

2000

University of California, Davis, CA

Art Department, TB-9 Ceramics

 

2000

Woodstoke Workshop. Penryn, CA

Workshop Assistant

 

1998-1999

Leslie’s Ceramics Supply, Berkeley, CA

Retail

 

1997-1999

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

3-D Arts, Ceramics/Sculpture

Student Assistant

 

Exhibition:
2017 The Artery, Juried CCACA exhibition, Davis, CA
2016 Dahlin Invitational, Shapes to Space, Pleasanton, CA
2015 Diablo Valley College, Adjunct Art Faculty Show, Pleasant Hill, CA
2014 Paintings, New Seasons Market, Hillsboro, OR
2013 Art Murmur, 25th st Collective, Oakland, CA
2013 Ashinaga no Kai, Pleasanton, CA
2012 Ashinaga no Kai, Pleasanton, CA
2011 Sweet, Fourth and Clay, Berkeley, CA
2011 Baked Goods, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA
2011 Sierra Nevada College, Summer Visiting Artists, Incline Village, NV
2010 Fifty Gravy Boats, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
2010 Summer Visting Artists, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV
2008 Guardino Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 All Fired Up Sculpture Exhibition, City Hall, Santa Clara, CA
2007 Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, School of Art, Bowling Green State University, OH
2006 Artomatic 419, Toledo, OH
2002 Sebastian Ward Gallery, Open Studios. Berkeley, CA
2000 Juried Student Art Show, Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
1996-1999 Student Art Exhibition, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA