Curriculum Vitae


Education


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2016


Professional Experience

Screen Print Instructor
Burlington City Arts, Burlington, Vermont 2017-Present
Introduce and teach students the printmaking technique of screen printing. Design lesson plans and projects that help build the foundation and understanding of layers and repetition within the medium. Assist students individually and as a class through demonstrations and critiques. Prepare demonstrations; 1-color, registration for multicolor, color interaction, digital application (using Adobe Photoshop for CMYK 4 color photo process), and apparel printing on 1-color t-shirt press.

Screen Print Production Assistant
New Duds, Winooski, Vermont, 2017-Present
Check production equipment to ensure proper 6-color manual/automatic press set up, registration, ink viscosity and color, adjust automatic press and dryer for optimum speed, registration and print quality. Repair, maintain and store production tooling and fixtures. Run, adjust and troubleshoot production equipment and machinery. Pre and post production tasks that include prepping screens and stencils for exposure, washing and reclaiming screens. Analyze products for quality control and prepare for shipment. Other tasks include cleaning duties and studio upkeep.


Lead Printer
Department of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014-2016
Coordinated and printed limited special edition print series, portfolio exchange prints, standard editions, and book covers and sleeves for Virgil Abloh, Prof. Faisal Abdu’Allah, Prof. T.L. Solien, Prof. Emily Arthur, Prof. Meg Mitchell, Prof. Allison Welch, Jennifer Barr, Luke Johnson, and Justin Gauthier.

Project Assistant
Department of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014-2016
Assisted with editioning prints, photography and video recording sessions, and MA/MFA student projects for Visiting Artist Prof. Karla Hackenmiller, Prof. Stephen Hilyard, Chris Maddox, Luke Johnson, Allison Welch, and Stephanie Lifshutz.

Neon Teaching Assistant
Department of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Summer 2016
Assistant to Jacob Fishman (Light Writers). Responsibilities included facility setup and maintenance, coordinating and conducting demonstrations, inventorying materials, and assisting students with installation and removal of work from gallery.

Etching and Monotype Teaching Assistant
Penland School of Craft, Bakersville, NC, Summer 2015
Assistant to Andy Rubin (Tandem Press). Responsibilities included facility setup and maintenance, coordinating and conducting demonstrations, inventorying materials, and monitoring class budget and supply closet.

Art Director
The Froth House, Madison, WI, 2014-2015
Reviewed and communicated with artists inquiring about displaying artwork; Prepared written contract to ensure artists were aware of venue's policies; curated works submitted for possible display; assisted artists with installation and removal of work; coordinated    purchasing of artwork.

Darkroom Technician
Department of Art University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013-2015
Communicated with faculty to ensure the darkroom was up-kept; mixed necessary chemistry for the development of black and white film negatives and black and white photographs; assembled and repaired enlargers for student use; maintained overall cleanliness of darkroom; and monitored depletion and replenishment of inventory and chemistry.


Solo Exhibitions

2016

A Moment of Hesitation, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI


Group Exhibitions

2017

South End Art Hop, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT

2016

MadVenture, Student Activity Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Soundtrack To Our Lives, Samba, Madison, WI
Criminal, Overture Center Gallery I, Madison, WI & Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
Xx, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Off The Foundations: An Advanced Printmaking Show, Gates of Heaven Synagogue, Madison, WI

2015

87th Annual Student Art Show,  Gallery 1308, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sculptural, Punctuate Space Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Manifestations: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition,  7th Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Biennial Light Show, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI
UW-Madison Illumination The Undergraduate Journal of Humanities Show, Helen C. White Open Book Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Amorphous Arrest, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Gang’s All Here: 70 Years of The Madison Mafia, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A Farewell Show, The Forth House, Madison, WI
Laika Boss, 100state, Madison, WI
Gallery Night, Artist and Craftsman, Madison, WI

2014

The Cute and The Crude, The Froth House, Madison, WI
Yours Is The Last House Before The Far Off, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Prints With Friends, The Froth House, Madison, WI
Really Big Prints, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, WI & The Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, WI
UW-Madison Illumination The Undergraduate Journal of Humanities Show, Helen C. White Open Book Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Light Amongst Shadow, Lakefront on Langdon Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison & Sassy Styles Salon, Madison, WI & The Froth House, Madison, WI
Baby Steamroller and The Inksters, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Blink, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Focal Points, Union Corners, Madison, WI & Sundance Cinemas, Madison, WI & Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
86th Annual Student Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Beyond The Horizon, Breathing Space Gallery, Mt. Lawley, Australia & Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

2013

UW-Madison Illumination The Undergraduate Journal of Humanities Show, Helen C. White Open Book Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
SKINS, Steepery Tea Bar, Madison, WI
Inked:Print City, 7th Floor Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Collections

Southern Graphics Conference International (2016)
Oregon College of Art and Craft Printmaking Department (2016)
University of Wisconsin-Madison Integrated Liberal Studies Department (2015)                                                                               Wisconsin Union Gallery Permanent Art Collection University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015)
Wisconsin Union Gallery Permanent Art Collection University of Wisconsin-Madison (2014)
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc, Manitowoc, WI (2014)


Technical Skills


Three-Dimensional: Neon glass bending, bookbinding
Two-Dimensional: Letterpress, Intaglio, Etching, Lithography, Relief Woodcut, Serigraphy,
Developing film negatives & black and white photographs
Technology: Arduino, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Prelude, Adobe Premiere, Powerpoint,
Keynote, Microsoft Word, Pages, Final Cut, iMovie, Square


Selected Honors, Grants and Awards


2014-16   School of Education Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014       Betty J. Frazier and John Perry Wiltgen Scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014       Steve Engle Art Purchase Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013-15   Lawton Minority Retention Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2012       WI Higher Education Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011-13    Hold Harmless Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011        UW-Madison Initiative Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011-15    WI Covenant Scholars Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Organizations


2014-16    Vice President, Fresh Hot Press Printmaking Club, University of Wisconsin-Madison (member 2013-2016)
2006-16   Owls, Foxes and Sebastian, Madison, WI    


Magazine and Video Publications


2015    Printmaking at UW-Madison Video Documentary on The Process of Screen Printing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2015    Rapport: The Artist Studio (Volume II) MODA Magazine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014    Illumination The Undergraduate Journal of Humanities (Fall Issue 2014) University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013    Illumination The Undergraduate Journal of Humanities (Fall Issue 2013) University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013    Jason Ocker, “Text, Trinkets and Tape: A RAWsome Good Time”, Project Famous Magazine (Issue #10 November 2013) Madison, WI