The Space Between exhibition view, Ithaca College
Born 1973, Midland, MI (Michigan), USA
Lives and works in Columbia, SC and Colorado Springs, CO
TEACHING + RELATED ACTIVITIES
Aug 2023 - Present: Associate Professor of Studio Art, Sculpture and Fibers
Aug 2016 – July 2023: Assistant Professor, Sculpture and Fibers
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
2014 – 2016
Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, and Drawing
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Visiting Assistant Professor: 3D Foundations and Sculpture
The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Gallery Coordinator & Studio Technician: The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Adjunct Instructor: Drawing I and II, Ceramics
Macomb Community College, Center Campus, Clinton Township, MI
Art Lab Aide (10/2004 – 08/2008)
Gallery Director (10/2004 – 05/2009)
Instructor: Collage, Fibers Workshops
Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, MI
Instructor: Ceramics, Fibers, Conceptual Art
The Roeper School, Middle & Upper School, Birmingham, MI
Summer 2004 and Summer 2006
Instructor: Junior and Intermediate Ceramics, Junior Drawing
Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, MI
2003, MFA in Studio Art, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1998-2000, Post-Baccalaureate Study in Sculpture, Portland State University, Portland, OR
1996, BFA in Studio Art in Ceramics and Sculpture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Research Initiative Grant, University of South Carolina.
Center for Teaching Excellence Teaching Innovation Grant, University of South Carolina.
Provost’s Visiting Scholars Grant, “Reciting Sites,” Co-Principal Investigator, with Tanya Wideman-Davis and Thaddeus Davis, University of South Carolina.
University Teaching Project Grant, The College of William & Mary.
Garnet Apple Award for Teaching Innovation, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
SECAC Award for Teaching Excellence
SELECTED ARTWORK AWARDS
Juror’s Choice / Best in Show for Don’t Fence Me In, “MSA Select: Interdisciplinary Sculpture Exhibition”, Juried by Jean Shin, DAAP Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
Honorable Mention for Greener (Weeds), “2D National Exhibition”, Armstrong Gallery of Fine Art, Georgia Southern University-Armstrong, Savannah, GA.
Second Place for Recall(ed) Quilt, “New Fibers 2012”, Susie Brandt, Juror, Sculpture and performance, University Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
a moment from now…, sculpture/installation, collages, assemblages, Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina-Aiken, Aiken, SC.
What kind of times are these…, projected cyanotypes, and video, Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA.
Boundings, Sculpture, Gallery 406, Arts West, Elon University, Elon, NC.
Disco Avalanche, Solo exhibition, Juried, Sculpture and installation, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.
t/here, Juried, Sculpture and interactive installation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.
[…] the space between, Sculpture, collages, Creative Space Gallery, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.
Fall Solos 2012, Juried by, Sculpture and performance, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA.
SELECTED TWO- and THREE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS & COLLABORATIONS
(postponed from 2020) Terra Incognita, collaborative sculpture and sound installation with Greg Stuart, 701 Center for Creative Arts, Columbia, SC.
Interstitial Interruptions: The Work of Naomi J. Falk, Amy Sacksteder and Brooks Harris Stevens in Conversation, Three-person exhibition, Detroit Center for Design + Technology, Lawrence Technical University, Detroit, MI.
a line through the earth, Two-person exhibition, Collaborative sculpture and sound installation with Greg Stuart, Richland County Library, Columbia, SC.
Borders, Two-person exhibition with Lauren Greenwald, Sculpture and interactive, collaborative installation, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
MSA Select: Interdisciplinary Sculpture Exhibition, Juried by Jean Shin, DAAP Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
Approaching Maximum: The Climate Crisis Now, Invitational, Curated by Ant Lobo, VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.
Lost in the Weeds: Climate Change and Human Nature, (postponed from 2020), Curated by Craig Coleman, sculpture, ATHICA, Athens, GA.
MSA Select: House on Fire, Juried by Alicia Henry, Sculpture/installation, Pam Miller Art Gallery, Lexington, KY.
TSA_PDF 012: Drawing Districts, Invitational, curated by Suzanne Dittenbar, embroidery pattern/print, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, online, printable, multiple sites. https://www.tigerstrikesasteroid.com/tagged/drawingdistricts
Repercussions, Invitational, cyanotypes, Kruglak Art Gallery, MiraCosta College, Oceanside, CA, online. https://kruglakgallery.weebly.com/repercussions.html
SPACE, Juried by Hannah Israel, digital collage, ATHICA, Athens, GA. https://athica.org/updates/space-2020-juried-exhibition/
South Carolina Biennial 2019, Juried, Sculpture, 701 Center for Creative Arts, Columbia, SC.
Beyond Despair, Juried, Embroidery/sculpture, National Humanities Center, VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC.
Climate, Juried, Sculpture, SCENE Metrospace, East Lansing, MI.
Fiber Options, Juried by Jeanne Medina, Embroidery/sculpture, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD.
The Carrie Furnace National Invitational Exhibition, curated by Shoji Satake, Sculpture, Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, Carrie Furnaces, Rankin, PA.
Utopia/Dystopia, Juried, Embroidery/Sculpture, Gallery 2, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.