Education

2004-2006                       Master of Fine Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York

1996-2004                       Post-Baccalaureate work: Ceramics, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

1994-1996                       Teacher Certification: K-12, Florida International University, Miami, Florida  

1982-1986                       Bachelor Of Fine Arts: Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

1985-1986                       Scholarship Recipient, Alliances of Independent Colleges of Art, New York, New York

1979-1981                       Special Student, Corcoran School of Art, Washington D.C

Exhibition

2013                                 “On the Surface: Clay Decoration” Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

2011                                  Queenshead Gastro Pub, “5 Generations of Women in Clay”, St. Petersburg, Florida

2009                                  John McCoy & Friends, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

2006                                  Fosdick – Nelson Gallery, MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York

2003                                  Florida Atlantic University President’s Office Permanent Display, Boca Raton, Florida

2002                                  Featured Artist, Florida Atlantic University Potters Guild Show Boca Raton, Florida

1999-2003                       Potters’ Guild Annual Show & Sale, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

2000-2001                       Juried Student Exhibition, Florida Atlantic University,Boca Raton, Florida

2000                                  Great Plate Affair, Coral Springs Museum of Art,Coral Springs, Florida     

Awards and Grants

2007                                  The William Goodman Ceramic Foundation Award, Berkeley, California

2000                                  John McCoy Scholarship Award for Ceramic Excellence, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

                                            The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters Student Juried Annual Exhibition Award, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Publications

2004                                  500 Cups, Lark Books

2002                                  Honorable Mention, Sun Sentinel and Palm Beach Post

Professional Experience

2015                                  Spring Semester, Intermediate Wheel,  Florida Atlantic University,Boca Raton, Florida

2012 to Present              Ceramic Studio Technician: Maintaining Graduate and Undergraduate Ceramic Studio Facilities, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

2010                                  Spring Semester, Intermediate Wheel,  Florida Atlantic University,Boca Raton, Florida

2009 to Present              Studio Potter, Oakland Park, Florida

2005                                  Facilities and Staff Coordinator, Alfred Summer Session, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York

2005                                  Kiln Facilities Coordinator, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University,Alfred, New York

2004-2006                      Teaching Assistance, classes include: Beginning/Intermediate Wheel and Mold Cast Design, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York

1999-2001                       Visiting Artist Workshop Committee, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

1999-2000                       President, Florida Atlantic University Potters’ Guild, Boca Raton, Florida

1997-1999                       Substitute Teacher: K-12, Broward County Public School System,Oakland Park, Florida