Education

2010   Master of Fine Arts in Artisanry-Fibers (summa cum laude), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2006  Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles (magna cum laude), East Carolina University

 

Professional Employment

2017-       Operations Manager, The New Bedford Port Society: Seamen’s Bethel & Mariner’s Home, New Bedford Massachusetts

2017-       Administrative Assistant, the Art Drive, Southeastern Massachusetts       

2015-       Faculty, Continuing Education at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2013-17Studio Manager for mid-career sculptor/installation artist, Rochester, MA

2015-16    Lead Curator, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA         

2012     Artist/Instructor, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2012     Instructor, private residence, Little Compton, RI

2011      Fibers Instructor for Art ASPIRE, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA               

2010-11  Manager /Creative Director, the Presidio Motel & Supply Room, Santa Barbara, CA

2008-10Manager, Morton’s Fork Catering, New Bedford, MA

2008-9 Teacher of Record, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2008     Curatorial Intern, the New Bedford Whaling Museum

         

Professional Experience

2016-17  Visiting artist in residence, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Fiber department

2016-17  Juror, first and second annual Cuttyhunk Plein Air Festival, Cuttyhunk, MA

2015       RISD portfolio reviewer

2013       Visiting artist, Artspace Loveland, Loveland, CO

2013       Commission to build an interactive sculptural mummy for children’s learning exhibit, The Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY

2011-12   Visiting artist in residence, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2010       Artist in residence, I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2009      Guest panelist, the Fabulous “C” Word Road Show, New Bedford, MA

2008      Teaching assistant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME    

 

Selected Exhibitions

2017       Drawn Threads, Beard & Weil Galleries at Wheaton College, Norton, MA

2017       Crossing Generations, SDA 40th Anniversary exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR

2017         Limen (collaborative installation), Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

2017         These Things Are Tangible, GOCA at UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO

2016         Stateless, University Gallery at UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

2016       Talent! In conjunction with New York Textile Month, Governors Island, NY

2015       Tactile Textiles, Massachusetts Convention Center, Boston, MA

2015       Fiber Show, Alison Wells Fine Art Studio, New Bedford, MA

2015         Bound(ary) Crapo Gallery, UMass Dartmouth CVPA at Star Store, New Bedford, MA

2015         Jodi Stevens, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA

2014         Artist Under Glass, NB Open Studios at New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA

2014         Holding the Line, University Gallery at Star Store, New Bedford, MA

2014       Group Show, Chazan Gallery at Wheeler, Providence, RI

2014       Materiality, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

2013       Elements, The Loveland Feed and Grain, Loveland, CO

2013       Delicate Impact, The Coalition for Buzzards Bay Conference Room, New Bedford, MA

2013         That Elusive Feeling, artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2012       Here, There, and Back Again, CVPA Campus Gallery, UMass Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

2012       release reaction result, ArtWorks!, New Bedford, MA

2012       Small Favors VII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2011        2011 School of Art and Design Alumni Exhibition, East Carolina University

2010       Out of Order, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA

2010         Masters Thesis Exhibition, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

2010         Drawing in Thread: Contemporary Embroidery, Mount Ida College, Newton, MA

2009        Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University, Boston, MA

2009        Contenantcontenu (international juried exhibition) , The Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, QC, Canada

2008      Common Threads, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

2008        Women of the Cloth, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA