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

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


Selected Employment

2017                       Administrative Assistant, the ART drive, Southeastern Massachusetts                 

2015-2016              Lead Curator, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA

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

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

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

2008-9                    Teacher of Record, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2008                        Curatorial Intern, the New Bedford Whaling Museum


Selected 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

2015-16               Extensive travel (New York, Maine, Western Massachusetts, etc.) to research and recruit new artists for gallery exhibitions

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, sponsored by the Fuller Craft Museum

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


Selected Exhibitions

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


Publications and Media

2010                       Surface Design Journal                                                                                                                     

2009                     Fiberarts Student Showcase                                                                             

2009                        Rodriguez, Miguel. Interview: student representative in promotional video, Fuller Craft Museum                     

2009                     Powers, Aaron.  “The Makers.”