Education

2005-2007    M.F.A. Ceramics, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2007              Summer Workshop, Temple University Japan, Tokyo, Japan

2001-2004    B.F.A. Ceramics/Glass, Cum Laude, Cal State University, Fullerton, CA

1998-2001     A.A., Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

Teaching Experience

Aug16'-Present  Assistant Professor - Ceramics, and Art Department Co-Chair, Saddleback College, CA

Aug’15-May'16    Adjunct Faculty- Ceramics and 3D Design, Chapman University, CA

Aug’15-May'16    Adjunct Faculty- 3D Design, Santa Ana College, CA

Aug'14-May'16    Adjunct Faculty -Ceramics, Art History & Appreciation, Coastline College, CA

Aug’09-May'16   Adjunct Faculty- Ceramics, Ceramics Sculpture and Mixed Media, Chaffey College, CA

May’12-Dec'15     Contract Instructor, Irvine Fine Arts Center, CA

Jan’10-May'15      Ceramics Instructor, Fountains at Sea Bluffs, CA

Aug’08-Dec’12     Ceramics Instructor, Muddy’s Studio, CA

Aug- Dec’11           Adjunct Faculty- Ceramics, Orange Coast College, CA

Jan- May’11           Adjunct Faculty- Ceramics, Whittier College, CA

July- Aug ‘07        Arts and Crafts Director, KenMont & KenWood Camps, CT

Aug’06- May’07   Instructor of Record - Ceramics, Tyler School of Art of Temple University, PA

Sept-Dec’05        Ceramics Instructor, Tyler School of Art Weekend Workshop, PA

Aug-Dec’04          Art Instructor, All the Arts for All the Kids (Nonprofit Art Organization), CA 

Feb’03-Aug’04    Youth Art Program Instructor, Irvine Fine Arts Center, CA

Jan-Mar‘03           Ceramics Instructor (contract), Advanced Education Programs, CA

Exhibitions & Commissions

2017    Past and Present, Saddleback Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA

2016    Biomorphic, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

            BIRDIE Invitational, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

2015   SFO|SNA, City College Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SFO|SNA, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

                        Commissioned sculptures for Red Rocks Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV

                        Pedagogic Clay 2, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

2014    Faculty Show, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

 FARM| 2 fork, Coastline Art Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

 January’s Featured Artist, Art Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2013    Commissioned sculptures for Harrah’s Hotel & Casino, Rincon, CA

2011    Commissioned Chess Set lobby sculpture for Marriot, Warner Center, CA

2010    Commissioned sculpture for Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV

 Temples, Merz Hall, Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion, PA

2009    *Macrobiolgy, Solo Exhibition, Dutzi Gallery, Cal.State Univeristy, Long Beach, CA

2008   Commissioned permanent installation for Aliante Station Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

 Selections from the Sixth Bureau: an exhibition of works by alumni of  Tyler School of Art (invitational), Sullivan Hall at Temple University,      Philadelphia, PA

2007–08 Wind Challenge Exhibitions (juried), Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2007     M.F.A. Biennial (juried), D.C.C.A., Wilmington, DE

    Tyler School of Art Summer Workshop, ZAIM Art Center, Yokohama, Japan

    *Convection, Solo Exhibition, Tyler School of Art Penrose Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

    *Confabulation: A Field Guide to Electromagnetic Mycelia, Solo Exhibition, Big Jar Books, Philadelphia, PA

    Constructions, CAA New York MFA Exhibition, Juror: Christian Rattemeyer,  Hunter College/ Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

2006    *Wholey Installation, Freeman Yoga, Fullerton, CA

2005    7 Muses Open House, 7 Muses Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    Ceramics Show, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2004    Kiln Opening 2004 Invitational, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

    *Punch & Pie, Solo Exhibition, CSUF Exit Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    Get It Off Your Chest, Women in the Arts Group Show, CSUF Exit Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    CSUF Student Art Show (juried), CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    Something Organic, CSUF Exit Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    *One 1/2 Pots, Solo Exhibition, CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2003    You Break It, You Bought It Again, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

    CSUF Student Art Show (juried), CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2003    Earth, Fire, & Ashes, CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

    *The Wholey Pots, Solo Exhibition, Ristrow/Miller Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

    Endangered Masses, Santa Ana Art Village, Santa Ana, CA

    CSUF Student Art Show (juried), CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2002    Good Things Come In Small Packages, CSUF Center Gallery, Fullerton, CA

2001    Orange Coast College Student Art Show (juried), Costa Mesa, CA

2000    Clay Academia 2000 Invitational, Tustin Renaissance Gallery, Tustin, CA