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EDUCATION


M.F.A. Johnson State College, VT./ Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT., 2000

B.F.A.  Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

1995 International Travel Scholarship Winner

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Summer 1998

Oxbow, The Body and Its Excesses, Barbara DeGenevie, Summer 1996

Slowlab Design Workshop, Holland, 2009


AWARDS AND HONORS


H.H. Powers Faculty Travel Grant , Amsterdam 2009

Progressive Collection, 2008

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship (Design) 2005

Stichting Kaus Australis Artist in Residency, Rotterdam, Holland, Summer 2003

Myers School of Art Part-time Faculty Grant, Fall 2001, Spring 2002, Fall 2002

International Travel Scholarship Award, awarded by faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Art to the top eight graduating seniors in recognition of outstanding BFA  exhibitions,1995

Carl Gaertner Memorial Painting Award, awarded in recognition of achievement in painting, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1994

Honorary Scholarship, awarded in recognition of outstanding studio and academic performance, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1994.


TEACHING CHRONOLOGY


OBERLIN COLLEGE, OBERLIN, OH

        Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, (2003-Present)

        Visual Concepts and Processes-Drawing

        Problems in Drawing

        Mixed Media Drawing and Painting

        Vis Pro Painting- Color Theory

        Problems in Painting: Mixed Media

        Senior Studio Thesis

UNIVERSITY OF AKRON, AKRON, OH

        Part-time Faculty - Introduction to Drawing, Life Drawing, Drawing II

        2D Design and Color Theory

        Fall 2000-Spring 2003

OBERLIN COLLEGE, OBERLIN, OH

        Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Visual Concepts and Processes-Drawing

        Fall 2002

SUMMER MIXED MEDIA DRAWING WORKSHOP, AKRON, OH

        Instructor/Curator  (Akron and Kent students)Summer 2002,2003

URSULINE COLLEGE, PEPPERPIKE, OH

        Visiting Professor of Art, Visiting Artist (Senior Fine Art Critiques)

        Spring 2001, FALL 2007

JOHNSON  STATE COLLEGE, JOHNSON, VT

        Adjunct Professor - Introduction to Drawing/Life Drawing

        Spring 2000

JOHNSON STATE COLLEGE, JOHNSON, VT

        Assistant to Marie Shurkus--Contemporary Art Seminar/Senior BFA Students New York Trip, Spring 2000

JOHNSON’S ISLAND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, OH, Teaching Assistant/ Dr. David Bush

        Summer 1999

SPACES OUTREACH

        Teaching Assistant / Education Project/Building Sculpture

        Laila Voss 1997

URSULINE COLLEGE, PEPPERPIKE, OH

        Artist/Curator-Coalition Against Neglect and Abuse-Public Awareness Campaign

        1996-’98

CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF ART, CLEVELAND, OH

        Teaching Assistant/Jan Cunningham/Yale

        1993

CHAUTAUQUA PEACE CONFERENCE TO THE USSR

        Artist/Participant

        Delegate from the United States; participated with delegates from the Soviet Union on  artistic, environmental, economic, educational, and gender issues, 1988

ACHIEVEMENT CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS, CLEVELAND,OH   

        Development Committee of Board of Trustees- Selected to serve on Development Committee; participated in fund raising and panels. Radio speaker/consultant on

        issues of disability awareness; selected to work with Liggett Stashower to change name from Society for Crippled Children, 1988

94142 EQUAL EDUCATION ACT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, DENVER, CO

        Actively worked with legislature to pass bill to improve educational opportunity for children with disabilities

        Lobbyist, 1974


EXHIBITIONS


William Busta Gallery, Solo Invitation, Cleveland, OH, Upcoming exhibition, June, 2012

Baron Gallery, Faculty Invitational, Oberlin College, April, 2012

Maltz Museum, Cleveland, OH ,The Right of Being Different, Progressive Colledtion, Spring –Summer , 2011

Zygote Press, Print Invitational , December 2010

Side by Side, Invitational, MOCA Cleveland, publication, January 2007

Solo Invitational, Lifeboxes, Raw and Co. Gallery, Tremont, OH, November 2006

Here and Elsewhere, Invitational, B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, August 2006.

Small Monuments, Invitational, Willard Wankelman Gallery, Bowling Green State University, November 2005

Tiny Works Invitational, Project Gallery, Wichita, KA, November 2004

Solo Invitational Exhibition, FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, March 2004

Group Show, Sky Lounge, MOCA Cleveland, February 2004

Eight Hour Drawing Invitational, Allegheny College, Allegheny, PA , August 2004

Group Show, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA, March 2003

NO ACCESS, Solo Exhibition, SpaceLab, Spaces, Cleveland, OH,  2002

One and Twenty Eight, Solo Exhibition, Millworks, Akron, OH, March 2002

Women’s Tenth Annual Invitational, Wasmer Gallery, Ursuline College, 2001

Faculty Show, Mary Myers School of Art , University of Akron, 2000,2001,2002

Attachments, Solo Exhibition, Johnson State College, VT 2000

Zygote Press, Group Show, 1999


CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS


SLOW DESIGN WORKSHOP, CAROLYN STRAUSS, AMSTERDAM, TERSCHELLING, HOLLAND, 2009

MELISSA SMEDLEY VIDEO WORKSHOP- OBERLIN COLLEGE, Oberlin, Oh, 2005

DIVERSITY SEMINAR, CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, Oh, 2004

13th BIONEERS  CONFERENCE, Restoring the Earth, San Rafael, California. October, 2002

PSCHOANALYSIS/ CONTEMPORARY ART, Marie Shurkus, Johnson State College, VT,1999

ERICA BATDORF PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP, Johnson State College, VT,1998

IRENE FROLIC GLASS CASTING SEMINAR, Pilchuck Glass School,Stanwood, WA, 1998

VIDEO WORKSHOP, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, 1998

ART/ACTIVISM WORKSHOP, Mel Chin, Lucy Lippard, Susanne Lacy, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, 1995

MEL CHIN, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1995

EDGAR HEAP OF BIRDS WORKSHOP, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1995

KAY WALKINGSTICK, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1995

MICHAEL SIMON CERAMIC WORKSHOP, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1994

MARY BETH EDELSON WOMEN’S WORKSHOP, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art,, Collaborator, 1993

JAN CUNNINGHAM PAINTING WORKSHOP, Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, 1993

STEPHEN BROWN ADVANCED PAINTING WORKSHOP, Chautauqua Institution, Chatauqua,

New York, 1988


COLLECTIONS

PROGRESSIVE COLLECTION, CLEVELAND, ANDERSEN CONSULTING, CLEVELAND, COLUMBUS, OHJANE BRUCE-CANBERRA SCHOOL OF ART, CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA

Private Collections, CLEVELAND, OHIO, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, LOS ANGELES AND SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, PORTLAND, OREGON, MONHEGAN, MAINE.

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