Exhibitions and Curatorial Work                                                         

2019 -(forthcoming), Lugano Switzerland

2018                -CNC, Forte dei Marmi, Tuscany, Italy

                        -Yeah Maybe 25, Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, MN

2017                -Long Drive Home, solo exhibition, CASP Studio D, Lubbock, TX

                        -That Was Epic!!!! (Curator), Collar Works, Troy, NY

2016                -Glory Holes, Solo exhibition, Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY

2015                -Hop on Let’s Ride, Big Rock Sculpture Park, Little Rock, AR  

                        -Howdy Doody, Leona Christie-curator, Collar Works Gallery Troy, NY

2014                -ScupltFest (Guest Curator), Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT

                        -Liquidation, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY

                        -Juried Skidmore Student Exhibition (Juror), Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

                        -The Juried Show (Juror), The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

2013                -17th Annual Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN

                        -New Abstraction, Ann Street Gallery, Newburg, NY

                        -Working/Drawing, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY

2012                -Site specific installation, Albany International Airport Concourse-B, Albany, NY

                        -The Bayesian Network, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        -Observations: Michelle Harris + Sanford Mirling, Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

                        -Artists of The Mohawk Hudson Region (Nato Thompson, juror) University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

2011                 -RSVP (John Vick, juror), NWAA- Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE                  

                        -Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                        -Member’s Only, Collar Works, Troy, NY 

2010                -Mohawk Hudson Regional (Charles Desmarais, juror), The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY

                        -Mortise Collars Tenon, Union College, Schenectady, NY

                        -VOX VI (William Powhida and Jennifer Dalton, jurors), Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

                        -Mortise Collars Tenon, Barn II Gallery, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

                        -Fence Show- Select (Ian Berry, juror), The Arts Center of Capital Region, Troy, NY

                        -MFA Thesis Exhibition, University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

                        -Launch-11, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

                        -Launch-11, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas

                        -Off The Grid, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2009               -International Sculpture Center Award for Outstanding Student Achievement, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

                        -Deschanel, Collar Works, Troy, NY

                        -Vivid Wonders of a Startled Imagination, Gallery 51, North Adams, MA

                        -Dis-Location, Feast Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008               -Storefront Project, Mary Elizabeth Exhibition, Troy, NY

                        -Warfood, 271 Lark Street, Albany, NY

                        -SUNY Artist collective, 271 Lark Street, Albany, NY

2007               -The Wedge Gallery, University at Albany, NY

2006               -Twelve by Twelve, The AAG, Minneapolis, MN

                        -Annual Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN

2005               -Five and a half large, first floor gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

                        -Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital Sculpture Park, St. Paul, MN

2004               -USDAN Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

                        -Silo, Contemporary Art Center, North Adams, MA

                        -Annual Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

2003               -Strange Fruit, President’s Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

                        -Annual Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

  Collections                                                                                           

-Bennington College, Bennington, VT

-Bethesda Rehabilitation Hospital, St. Paul, MN

 

 Visiting Artist & Public Lectures                                                                           

2019                -Visiting Artist, State University of New York, Plattsburg, NY

2018                -Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota, MN

2016                -Visiting Artist, University at Albany, NY

2012                -Artist Talk, Saratoga Art Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

                        -Artist Panel, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY

 Grants, Fellowships & Academic Awards                                             

2018                -The Digital Stone Project Residency Program at Garfagnana Innovazione, Tuscany, Italy

                        -Digital Liberal Arts Fund, Middlebury College, VT

                        -Faculty Professional Development Fund, Middlebury College, VT

                        -International Travel and Research Fund, Middlebury College, VT

2017                -Faculty Professional Development Fund, Middlebury College, VT

2015                -Faculty Professional Development Fund, Middlebury College, VT

2014                -Visiting Artist Residency, Pulaski Technical College, Little Rock, AR

                        -Artist Resident, Freehold Artist Exchange, Freehold, NY

2013                -Artist Fellow, Franconia Sculpture Park, MN

2012                -Juror’s Award, Mohawk Hudson Regional, University at Albany Art Museum

2011                 -Juror’s Award, Mohawk Hudson Regional, The Hyde Collection

                        -Juror’s Select, Fence Show

2008-10          -Teaching Assistantship, University at Albany, NY 

2009               -International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement Award

                        -American Academy of Arts and Letters, nominee

2006               -Merit Fellowship, University of California Davis, CA

2003               -Intern-Artist Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, MN        

 

  Professional Experience                                                                       

Present            Assistant Professor, Middlebury College, VT- Intro to Sculpture, Sculpture I, Sculpture II, Advanced Studio Seminar

                         MFA Studio Advisor, Maine College of Art

Co-founder, Collar Works, Troy, NY

2011-15             Visiting Assistant Professor, Middlebury College, VT- - Intro to Sculpture, Sculpture I, Sculpture II, Advanced Studio Seminar,                               Intro Drawing, Unconventional Drawing, Experimental Material Lab

                         Director, Collar Works: non-profit gallery and art space, Troy, NY

2010-11             Adjunct Professor, University at Albany, NY- Intermediate Sculpture, Advanced Sculpture, Topics in Sculpture

2010                 Adjunct Professor, University at Albany, NY (Summer)- Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art

2008-10           Instructor of Record, University at Albany, NY- Introduction to Three-Dimensional Art

2007                Teaching Assistant, University at Albany, (Spring)- Figure Modeling

2006                Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis (Fall) -Introduction to Sculpture and Assistant Shop Technician

2004-06          Park Manager, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN

                         Teaching Assistant, Minnesota College of Art and Design (in conjunction with Franconia Sculpture Park) (Summer)- 3-D                               Summer Intensive

2000-04          Studio Assistant, Jon Isherwood, Hudson, NY

2003                Studio Assistant, Sir Anthony Caro, Camden, England

2002-03          Studio Assistant, Mia Westerlund-Roosen, Buskirk, NY  

 

 Bibliography                                                                                       

-Jaeger, William. “Not Exactly What We Were Expecting” Times Union 21 September 2017.

-Jaeger, William. “Collar City Works delivers solid show based on joint artistic dialogues” Times Union 18 December 2015.

-Gerrits, Melissa Sue.  “Hop on let’s ride” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 28 January 2015

- Plummer, Gwendolyn.  “This Year’s Juried Art Reception: Getting to know the artists” Skidmore News 28 Feb. 2014

- Meador, Ron. “Franconia Sculpture Park prepares a party for 40 new pieces of art outdoors” MINNPOST 26 Sept. 2013

- Grondahl, Paul. “At the airport, an uplifting experience” Times Union 21 June 2012.

- Giffin, Amy. "Collar Works Gallery Aims to Shake up Region." Times Union 28 Mar. 2012.

- Studio Visit, Vol. 16 2011

- Bjornland, Karen. “Another Impressive Collection” Daily Gazette 9 Oct. 2010

- Kane, Tim “Well-known artists the highlight of this year's uneven Mohawk-Hudson Regional” Times Union 31 Oct. 2010

- Fallon, Roberta.  “Vox VI: The sixth annual emerging-artist show is extra loud this time around” Philadelphia Weekly 20 July 2010

- Rosof, Libby“Vox VI: Object of Desire” Theartbolg.org 15 July 2010

- LaDuke, Sarah The Roundtable, Northeast Public Radio, May 2010

- Clark, Ehren. “Launch-11” Salt Lake City Weekly 31 March 2010

- Staff. “Outstanding Student Achievement Award” Sculpture Magazine October 2009

- Petrova, Ariel. “Vivid Wonders at MCLA Gallery 51” Berkshire Fine Arts 17 March 2009  

-Densmore, Bill. Greylock News online 24 March 2009

-Staff. “Curating Careers” MCLA Beacon 24 April 2009

-Silo, A Bennington College Annual Journal of Arts and Letters 2004

-Gordon, Glen. “Franconia, End of Summer” Minnesota Artists 27 September 2003

 

  Service                                                                                                

2018                -Committee Member, the Committee on Art in Public Places, Middlebury College, VT

                        -Committee Member, the Administration Committee, Middlebury College, VT

2016                -Artistic Director/ Curator, Collar Works, Troy, NY

                        -Board Member, Big Rock Sculpture Park, Little Rock, AR

2010-15           -Board Chair, Collar Works (non-profit gallery and arts space), Troy, NY

2011                 -Arts Committee Member, Midd-Challenge, Middlebury College, VT

2007-08          -Alumni Advisory Board Member, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN

 

  Education                                                                                            

M.F.A.             University at Albany, State University of New York, NY

B.A.                 Bennington College, Bennington, VT

                        Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (Summer Studio Program)

                        Winchester School of Art, Winchester, England (International Student Exchange)