Curriculum Vita

Education

2020                Post-bac, Ceramics, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2019                BFA, Major in Ceramics, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

                        BFA, Major in Sculpture, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

                        BFA, Minor in Art History, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2015                High School Diploma, South Windsor High School, South Windsor, CT

 

Professional Experience

 

2018               Teaching Assistant, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT (courses taught: Intro to Ceramics                           [Matthew Dercole], Summer 2018) Responsibilities: Assist in the teaching of techniques to

                        students, hand-building, throwing, glazing, and firing kilns for student work

2016                Full-time Faculty, Life Church New England, Granby, CT

                        Responsibilities: Teaching students how to use polymer clay, and acrylic paint

2013                Full-time Faculty, South Windsor Public Library, South Windsor, CT

                        Responsibilities: Teaching students how to use polymer clay, wire and tinfoil to create figures

Residencies

 

2021                Artist in Residence in Ceramics, Truro Center for the Arts, Castle Hill, Truro, MA

Grants and Scholarships

 

2020                Artists of Color COVID Relief Grant, Hartford Performs, Hartford, CT

2015-2019      University Funded Merit Scholarship, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

                        Federal Pell Grant, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

​​Exhibitions

2021                Residency Solo Exhibition, Castle Hill Residency Exhibition, Castle Hill, Truro, MA

2020                “The People”, Juried Exhibition; Artspace Hartford, 555 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT

2019                “From the Ground Up”, Ceramics Senior Thesis Show, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford,

                        West Hartford, CT

                        “Today is a Work Day”, Sculpture Senior Thesis Show, Slipe Gallery, University of Hartford,

                        West  Hartford, CT

                        Goldfarb Student Exhibition, Juried Exhibition; Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford,

                        West Hartford, CT

2018                Hartford Open Studios, Group invitational exhibition; Colt Building, Hartford, CT

2016                Alumni Art Exhibition, Group invitational exhibition; South Windsor Public Library,

                        South Windsor, CT

2015                Freshman Foundations Show, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, CT

                        High School Senior Show, South Windsor Public Library, South Windsor, CT

2009                Solo Exhibition, South Windsor Public Library, South Windsor, CT

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