EDUCATION

2016-Present: University of California Los Angeles, MFA (ceramics)

2014-2016: California State University Long beach, Post-Bac (ceramics)

2010-2013: Humboldt State University, B.A. Art (Studio), Minor: Art History

Honors Ceramics Fall 2011 – Spring 2013

Honors Painting Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

2007-2010: City College of San Francisco, Transfer preparation, First ceramics class

1999-2004: Santa Monica College, A.A. Liberal Arts

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2016-Present: University of California Los Angeles, Work-study graduate studio technician

2016 Winter quarter: University of California Los Angeles, Teaching assistant

2015,2016 Summers: Tuscan Art Center, General volunteer and liaison to students

2015: California State University Long Beach, Teaching assistant

4/2013-4/2014: National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts, Student Director at Large

2009-2016: NCECA Green Task Force, Volunteer, Student Representative, Secretary, then Chair

2011-2013: Humboldt State University, Ceramics lab technician, Teaching assistant

2008-2009: City College of San Francisco, Ceramics lab technician

2008 (Spring-Summer): Potter’s Studio Berkeley, Member

2005-2006: Industrial Light & Magic, VFX Production Assistant

2004: Elephant Breakdown, (Monthly Art/Music club event) Co-Founder, Organizer, Booking

2001-2002 Chaki, Sherman Oaks, (Touring band) Booking/Road Manager

1999-2000 MediaTrip.com, Interactive Production Assistant

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016: Fragile Future, Gatov Gallery West, California State University Long Beach

2015: No Redemption Value, Gatov Galleries, California State University Long Beach

2014: Initial Exhibition, Gatov Gallery East, California State University Long Beach

2014: Insights, University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach

2013: Young Alumni, First Street Gallery, Eureka, California

2013: Left Edge (Juried), Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, California

2013: California Clay Competition, The Artery, Davis, California

2013: Reviewed Senior Show, Reese Bullen Gallery, Arcata, California

2012, 2013: HSU Honors Ceramics Show, CCACA, Davis, California

2012: Dragon Summer, First Street Gallery, Eureka, California

2012: All Honors Show, HSU Foyer Gallery, Arcata, California

2011, 2012: Juried Student Exhibition, Humboldt State University

2011: Summer Ceramics Invitational, Hunter Plaid Gallery, Sunny Brea, California

2009, 2010: Holiday Show and Sale, City College of San Francisco

 

RECOGNITION

2016: Various awards and scholarships (UCLA)

2014,2015: Travel Grant (CSULB)

2012: Alexander Cockburn purchase award

2011: Teacher Student Research Grant, Humboldt State University

2011: Phoenix Ceramics Award

2011: Martin Wong Scholarship (ceramics), honorable mention