Exhibition Experience

Current Gallery Representation

2016               Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN

2016               Regla De Oro, Minneapolis, MN

Exhibitions

 2016               Minneapolis Art Lending Library Exhibition, American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN    

2013                Solo Exhibition, Gravel Driveway, The Ledge, Minneapolis, MN

2013                Straight Trippin’, Altered Aesthetics, Minneapolis, MN

2012                Skisse, University of WI – Stout, Menomonie, WI

2011                Grand Opening Show and Open Studios, Denizen Gallery, Milepost 5, Portland, OR

2011                Open Studios, Troy Studio Building, Portland, OR

2009               Missing Dolls, Bard Coffee, Portland, ME

2009               The “F” Word, Sylvia Kania Gallery, Portland, ME

2007               Local Artist Showcase, ArtonWater Gallery, Northfield, MN

2006-08          Various Shows, Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

2006               Fall Art Sale, Buntrock Commons, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 

Art Tour/Festivals 

2010               Bayfield Festival of Arts, Bayfield, WI

2010               Apples and Arts Festival, Eau Claire, WI

2006               Dunn County Artist Tour, Mabel Tainter, Menomonie, WI

2004               Art Crawl, Chamber of Commerce and Zanzibar, Menomonie, WI

Farmers Markets

2016              Whittier Farmers Market, Minneapolis, MN

2009              Menomonie Farmers Market, Menomonie, WI

Collections

2014-Present   Minneapolis Art Lending Library (M.A.L.L.), Minneapolis, MN


Ceramic Work Experience

Glaze Laboratory Technician

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon                                                                                     2011

Ensured general maintenance, cleanliness, and flow of glazing laboratory. Followed environmentally conscious glaze waste recycling program, prepping glaze and heavy metals to be made into paver bricks. Restocked materials and mixed glazes. 

After School Instructor: Arts and Crafts, Photography, and Ceramics

Fast Program – People for Parks, Fairview, Oregon                                                                  2011

Designed course curriculum for three arts classes, coordinated materials, and taught arts activities to middle school-aged students. Educated students about art theory, materials, techniques and artists. Fired kilns and maintained cleanliness of environment. Curated end-of-session art show.

Pottery Apprentice

Eckels Pottery, Bayfield, Wisconsin Pottery Apprentice                                                            2010

Mixed porcelain and stoneware clays and glazes. Threw functional ceramic ware for pottery production studio and consignment. Fired gas and electric kilns. Provided instruction to visitors.

Student Ceramics Assistant

Ceramics Department, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota                                           2005-06

Mixed stoneware clay and glazes. Helped load and unload, and monitor gas and electric kiln firings of student work. Maintained cleanliness of mixing and glaze areas.

Ceramic Volunteer Experience

Teaching Assistant/General Assistant

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota                                                                         2013

Assisted the teaching artist in instructing wheel-throwing camp for young students. Provided general classroom support with materials, demonstrations, and ascertaining student's needs. Mixed engobes, distributed newsletters/flyers, and assisted gallery set-up for special events.

Pottery Apprentice

Supermud Pottery Studio, New York, New York                                                                      2008

Participated in self-designed ceramics class. Assisted with administrative tasks, opened and closed studio/gallery space, processed transactions, publicized studio at a community street fair and recycled clay. Instructed children on how to hand-build pitchers at birthday party.

Ceramic and Arts Education

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota                                                                2013-Present

MN New Institute for Ceramic Education                                                                                      2016-17

Additional Coursework: From Teapot to Yunomi, Advanced/Beginning Throwing, Handspring into Summer,

Imagery Your Way, What’s Your Function, and Beginner Wheel Throwing, Advanced Wheel Throwing

(Best of Kiln 11/15)

Powderhorn Park and Rec Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota | Adult Ceramics Class                            2014

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon | Graduate Program, Landscape Architecture; 4.0                  2011-12

Portland Pottery, Portland, Maine | Intermediate Wheel Throwing Class                                               2009

St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota | BA, Studio Art, ceramics; cum laude                                2004-08 

Høgskolen Telemark University College, St. Olaf Study Abroad, Bø, Norway                               2007

Arts in Manhattan, St. Olaf Interim Off-Campus, New York, New York                                        2006

Menomonie Senior High School, Menomonie, Wisconsin                                                    2000-04

Beginning, intermediate, and independent study coursework in ceramics.


Arts Administrative and Coordination Experience

Administrative Assistant

The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN                                                                     2015-16

Served as assistant to the Director in coordinating schedules, tracking data and composing correspondence. Managed donation and membership accounts and procedures in CRM. Created content and applied for sponsorships and grants. Planned fundraising events and museum programming. Coordinated art insurance and assisted in website development.

Rock the Ordway Assistant

     The Arts Partnership, St. Paul, MN                                                                                          2015

Coordinated details of timelines and logistics in the planning and execution of Rock the Ordway Gala and three-week series of performances celebrating the opening of the Concert Hall. Tracked expenses, liaised with committee members, and photographed events.

Interim Events Coordinator and Attendant

     Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN                                                                              2014-15

Communicated effectively with clients, staff and vendors to design clear event timelines and floor plans. Led building schedule meetings and managed Weisman's master event calendar and student staff schedule. Coordinated internal and external events and tracked budgets.

Facility Rental Associate

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                        2013

Oversaw logistics with client contacts, Walker departments and vendors from set-up to tear-down of events. Scheduled reservations in Walker building databases. Guided site-visits of event spaces to prospective clients. Processed billing and tracked event income.

Estimator Builder

Saatchi & Saatchi, New York, NY                                                                                            2008

Entered, revised and closed media agency project costs for purchase orders and project estimates. Analyzed vendor invoices, expenses and processed billing for clients of P&G.

Intern

Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany                                 2008

Digitized positive film, vintage and contact prints. Formatted arrangement of potential layout for exhibition catalogue. Executed research for upcoming exhibitions and translated speeches.

Museum Visitor Service Experience 

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                      2013-16

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Matisse/Terracotta Warrior Exhibits, Minneapolis, MN               2012-14

Acted as a liaison between constituents and departmental staff providing information on museum programming and processing sales. Provided support to Marketing Dept. Served as Team Lead.

Sales Experience: Walker Shop, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Shop, MOMA Store, MET Shop 

Volunteer Experience 

Committee Member of Galleri, Membership and Fram Committees          

Norway House, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                              2016

Volunteer Receptionist, One Yoga, Minneapolis, MN                                                                  2015-16

Volunteer Receptionist, Southpoint Acupuncture, Minneapolis, MN                                           2013-14

Other Arts Volunteer Experience: Art Shanty Projects, SPACE Gallery, NURTUREart Gallery