Resume

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts: Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2010-2013
Post-Baccalaureate Program: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2007-2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Ceramics: University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002-2007
General Engineering – Civil: Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 2000-2001

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director of Residencies and Adult Education: Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2015-present
Studio Manager: Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
Publicity Design: Ceramics Department, Ohio University, 2011-2012
Concept Designer- Digital Media: Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, Michigan, 2010-2011
Long-term Resident: Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2009-2010
Technician: Andy Brayman, Easy Ceramic Decals / Matter Factory, Kansas City, Kansas, 2008-2009
Studio Assistant: Gail Kendall, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2008
Gallery Manager: Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006-2007
Assistant Gallery Manager: Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005-2006

RESIDENCIES

Open Studio Residency (2 weeks): Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine, 2016
Long Term Resident: Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2013-2014
Resident Artist (2 months): Guldagergaard, Skaelskor, Denmark, 2013
Long Term Resident: Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2009-2010
Summer Resident: Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana, 2009
Summer Resident: Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana, 2008

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor: First Time Potter, Returning Potter, Ceramic Surface, Animals and Pots, Beginning Drawing, Lawrence Arts Center, Fall 2013- Summer 2016
Teaching Associate: Image, co-taught with Brad Schwieger, Ohio University, Spring 2013
Instructor of Record: Introduction to Ceramics II- Wheel, Ohio University, Spring 2011

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Teaching Assistant)

Introduction to Ceramics II- Wheel, assisted Brad Schwieger, Ohio University, Fall 2012
Introduction to Ceramics II- Wheel, assisted Brian Dieterle, Ohio University, Winter 2012
Intermediate Ceramics I- Hand-building, assisted Alex Hibbitt, Ohio University, Fall 2011
Introduction to Ceramics III- Wheel, assisted Bryce Briscoe, Ohio University, Spring 2011
Introduction to Ceramics II- Wheel, assisted Bryce Briscoe, Ohio University, Winter 2011
Introduction to Ceramics II- Wheel, assisted Brad Schwieger, Ohio University, Fall 2010
Summer Glaze Calculations, assisted Bill Carty, Alfred University, New York, Summer 2007
Introduction to Wheel Throwing, assisted Steve Godfrey, University of Alaska Anchorage, Spring 2007

AWARDS AND GRANTS

• Graduate Assistant: Ohio University, 2010-2013
• Full Tuition Scholarship: Ohio University, 2010-2013
• Harry and Grace Foster Memorial Scholarship: Ohio University, 2011
• Chancellor’s List: Spring Semester, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
• Juror’s Selection Award: Student Juried Art Show, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
• Student Travel Grant: USUAA Travel Board, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
• Juror’s Selection Award: Student Juried Art Show, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005
• Clay Body Club NCECA Scholarship: University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005
• Chancellor’s List: Fall Semester, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004

EXHIBITIONS (SOLO SHOWS DENOTED WITH *)

• *A Quiet Cadence, 2016 Main, Kansas City, Missouri, 2016
Across the Table, Across the Land, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, 2016
Heartland Table, Tom’s Town Distillery, Kansas City, Missouri, 2016
701 Louisiana, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2016
Holiday Exhibition, Wonderfair, Lawrence, Kansas, 2015
Rotation, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2015
Emergence, 2016 Main, Kansas City, Missouri, 2015
Cider Holiday Show, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
Let there be Light, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2014
Winterfest X, Baltimore, Maryland, 2014
Cup: The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, 2014
Laces, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
• *Waggle Dance, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
NCECA Gallery Expo, Lillstreet Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2014
Ceramic House Christmas Show, The Ceramic House, Brighton, United Kingdom, 2013
Nu Er Det Nok, Bruuns Hjorne Gammeltorv, Skaelskor, Denmark 2013
• *Inflorescence: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Trisolini, Athens, Ohio, 2013
Functional/Dysfunctional, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida, 2013
Pour 2012, Terra Incognito Studios & Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois, 2012
Clemson Ceramics National Juried Exhibit, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson,
South Carolina, 2012
Mug Extravaganza, Walnut Gallery, Gadsden, Alabama, 2012
From Here and There, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, 2012
5th Annual Lillstreet International: The Perfect Plate, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
Starbrick Clay National: Salt & Pepper Shaker Show, Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2012
Drawing Clay, Central Michigan University Art Gallery, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 2012
Craft Forms 2011, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania, 2011
Cup: The Intimate Object VII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, 2011
Making Thinking, Ohio University Art Gallery, Ohio University, 2011
Clay Studio of Missoula Retrospective, Clay Studio of Missoula, Montana, 2011
NCECA Gallery Expo, Schaller Gallery, Gainesville, Florida, 2011
Strength in Numbers, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, 2011
Athens Bloc, Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, 2011
Winterfest, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010
National Ceramics Invitational, Weatherhead Gallery, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne,
Indiana, 2010
In three, two, one… Esther Allen Greer Museum Gallery, Rio Grande, Ohio, 2010
Flora, Schaller Gallery, www.schallergallery.com, 2010
Residents’ Farewell Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2010
Contemporary Clay, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, Colorado, 2010
NCECA Gallery Expo, Red Lodge Clay Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010
Baked Goods, Northwest College, Powell, Wyoming, 2010
Eight Fluid Ounces, LSU School of Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2010
Pour, Terra Incognito Studios & Gallery, La Grange, Illinois, 2010
Altitude, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, 2010
Clay Studio of Missoula, Whitefish Pottery, Whitefish, Montana, 2009
Influences, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009
• *Kyla Strid: Ceramics, Songbird Café, Kansas City, Kansas, 2009
National Juried Cup Exhibition, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2009
Residents Past and Present, Clay Studio of Missoula, Montana, 2009
Eight Fluid Ounces III, LSU School of Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2008
Voyeurs, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, Alaska, 2007
3-D Student Invitational, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2007
• *BFA Thesis Exhibition: Fitting In, Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
Student Juried Art Show, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
3-D Student Invitational, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006
Eight Fluid Ounces II, LSU School of Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2006
2006 Regional Student Juried Exhibition, NCECA, Portland, Oregon, 2006
Flux: Contemporary Ceramics, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005
Student Juried Art Show, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005
Emerging Visions, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004
Student Juried Art Show, Campus Center Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004
2-D Student Invitational, Campus Center Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

Curator: Paper | Plate, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
Co-curator: Laces, Cider Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
Curator: Machined Botany: Del Harrow, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2012
Co-curator: Flora, Schaller Gallery, www.schallergallery.com, 2010
Curator: Flux, Student Union Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005

LECTURES and WORKSHOPS

Lecture: “Building Communities / Expanding Opportunities”, NCECA, Providence, Rhode Island, 2015
Lecture and demonstration: Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, 2015
Lecture and workshop: Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, 2015
INsight Talk: John Younger and Kyla Strid: Gournia, Crete, Lawrence Arts Center- Main Stage, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
INsight Talk: Paper | Plate, Lawrence Arts Center- Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
INsight Talk: Waggle Dance, Lawrence Arts Center – Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 2014
Artist Talks: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2013
Lecture and demonstration: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 2013
Artist Talk: Lawrence Arts Center, Main Stage, Lawrence, Kansas, 2013
Artist Talk: Art 110- Seeing and Knowing the Visual Arts, Ohio University, 2011
Artist Talk: Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2009
Artist Talk: Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana, 2009
Lecture and demonstration: Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana, 2008
Artist Talk: Foundations class, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 2008
Artist Talks: Ceramics Classes, Robert Service High School, Anchorage, Alaska, 2006

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Administrator: ARTIST INC, Lawrence, KS, 2016
Consultant: Minoan Pottery- Archeological dig, John Younger, INSTAP, Gournia, Crete, 2014
Study Abroad: Art History in Italy, Marilyn Bradshaw, Ohio University, 2011
Gallery Attendant: Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2008
Summer Class: Animal Imagery and Meaning- Joe Bova, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado, 2008
Publicity Design: Clay Club, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007-2008
Treasurer: Clay Body Club, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2004-2007
Summer Class: Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, 2005
Installation Assistant: BREAKUP III, Kat Tomka, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska, 2003
Assistant Director: The Misanthrope, Tom Skore, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2003
Associate Field Engineer: Fiber Optic Cable System- Alyeska Pipeline, General Communications Inc., Alaska, 2001