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Education:        

 

2019           MFA in Socially Engaged Studio Art

                    Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

2014           BFA in Fine Art

                    Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

  •    Student Council – Fine Arts Representative

  •    Dean’s List – Spring 2014

 

Professional Experience:

 

10/19 – Present           

            Screen Printer & Print Shop Manager

            Philadelphia Printworks, Philadelphia, PA

 

6/19 – Present           

Assistant to Artist, Caroline Woolard

  • Organize and manage professional documents and files in order to create an index of the artist’s work, prepare for upcoming exhibitions, and aid in production of publications

  • Complete forms and contracts

  • Assist with research

  • Edit images by utilizing Adobe Suite programs

  • Update artist’s websites and manage social media accounts

1/19 – 5/19             

Assistant to Inaugural Walentas Fellow, Caroline Woolard
Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

  • Organized and managed professional documents and files in order to create an index of the artist’s work

  • Assisted artist with events and workshops

  • Created various objects for upcoming projects by utilizing woodworking and ceramics skills

  • Updated artist’s websites and social media accounts

 

8/18 – 1/19                

Graduate Assistant for Academic Honors Program
Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

  • Collaborated with Academic Dean on creating co-curricular events for 15 Academic Honors students to enhance their learning experience

  • Planned trips for students to see contemporary artwork outside of the college to broaden their experiences

  • Scheduled meetings after artist talks and opening receptions so students could further discuss the events as a group and to develop their critical thinking skills

 

5/16 – 2/17         

Gallery Director, Curator, and Events Coordinator

           Fulton Streets Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

  • Curated and installed exhibitions for the gallery

  • Organized events that correlated with themes related to current exhibitions in order to attract more visitors

  • Designed and produced print material for events and exhibitions

  • Distributed print material and managed social media platforms

 

4/15 – 4/16          

Studio Assistant

           Fulton Streets Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

  • Assisted director with the handling and installation of artwork

  • Set up and monitored sound equipment for live music events

  • Acted as the supervisor of the space during receptions and events when the director was absent

 

6/13 – 8/13          

Gallery Supervisor and Assistant to the Curator

           Marketview Arts, York, PA

  • Assisted curator with the handling and installation of artwork

  • Independently supervised upstairs gallery

  • Insured that visitors were welcomed and informed of special events

 

Teaching Experience:

1/23 - 5/23

           Adjunct Professor, Painting the Figure: Contextual Approach

           Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

8/18 – 12/18        

Teaching Assistant, Foundation Drawing I
Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

  • Supported 15 students in their development of drawing skills, and encouraged their exploration and implementation of new tools

  • Created and taught lesson plan related to course that successfully introduced a new medium to students and developed their drawing skills

 

8/14 – 12/14       

Teaching Assistant, Stone Lithography

           Millersville University, Millersville, PA

  • Assisted sponsoring faculty with elective class consisting of 12 students

  • Supported students in their development of new skills

  • Encouraged students to practice critical thinking during critiques

 

1/14 – 4/14          

Teaching Assistant, Youth Studio

           Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

  • Supported teacher with weekend class of 20 5th and 6th grade students

  • Encouraged students to utilize new methods of art making in order to expand their creative thinking skills

Curated Exhibitions:

 

2018            Moore Inclusion: noncisgender students at a women’s college

                     Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

2016            Matter of Printsiple

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

                     ST.ART

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

                     Get a Grip

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

                     Spring Cleaning

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

                     Third Wave: Feminist Art Show

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

2015            Mixed Media: Fine Art Show

                     Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

2012            Synthesis

                     Expressly Local, Lancaster, PA

 

Residencies:

 

8/14 – 4/15         

Emerging Artist-in-Residence, Focus on Printmaking

           Millersville University, Millersville, PA

  • Assisted Sponsoring Faculty with elective class, Stone Lithography

  • Participated in culminating group exhibition

  • Presented lecture during closing reception of exhibition

 

Group Exhibitions: 

 

2022                    Open Studios: Alumni Show

                             Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

2021                    Collections: Art We Love

                             The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia, PA

2019                    Open Diaries

                             Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

 

      MFA Thesis Exhibition

      The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia, PA

 

2018                    SATED (The Food Container Project)

                            James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

                            MFA In Progress

                            Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

2017                    24-Hour Monument, Monument Lab

                            Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

2016                    Untitled Lancaster

                            Sunshine Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

 

                            Third Wave: Feminist Art Show

                            Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

 

                            Pop-Up: Works on Paper

                            Sunshine Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

 

2015                    Decked Out

                            The Parliament, York, PA

 

                            Self Made, Juried Show

                            Sunshine Art and Design, Lancaster, PA

 

                            Mixed Media: Fine Art Show

                            Fulton Street Arts Cooperative, Lancaster, PA

               

                            Her(e)

                            Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

   

2014                    Senior Show and Exhibition

                            Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

 

2013                    Dis Consensus

                            Annex Gallery, Lancaster, PA

 

                            Exploring the Theme of Reflections, Juried Show

                            Chestnut Space, Lancaster, PA

 

2012                    Synthesis, Pop-Up Show                                                                   

                            Expressly Local, Lancaster, PA

 

                            Synthesis, Pop-Up Show                                                                   

                            Lancaster, PA

 

Artist Talks, Presentations, and Lectures:

 

4/19          How Feminists Created Social Change Through Rhizomes and Self-Publication, Thesis                          Oral Defense, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

3/19          Queer Representation in Popular Culture: The 90’s and 00’s, lecture,

                  Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

11/18        Life After BFA, panel discussion, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

4/18          Qualifying Review, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA

 

4/15          Artist Talk, Sykes Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

 

4/14          Senior Artist Lectures, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

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