Current Gallery Representation
2016 Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley, MN
2016 Regla De Oro, Minneapolis, MN
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
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
2016 Whittier Farmers Market, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Menomonie Farmers Market, Menomonie, WI
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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