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EDUCATION

2014        BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA , History of Art and Fibers

EXHIBITIONS

2016        Standard Incomparable, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena California
2016        The Small Show, Godine Gallery, Boston, MA
2016        Warp/Weft, Allison Wells Fine Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA
2015        Fiber Topographics: A Survey of Sculptural Fiber, West End Bakery, Asheville, NC
2014        Terroir, North Crackatorium, Boston, MA
2014        Senior Exhibition, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Boston, MA
2014        Fibers All School Show, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
2014        Five Girls, One Show, North Crackertorium, Boston, MA
2014        Theresa-India Young, President’s Gallery, Boston, MA
2014        The Theresa Show, Harriet Tubman Gallery, Boston, MA
2013        36”, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
2013        Fibers All School Show, Arnheim Gallery, Boston, MA
2012        Ravel: A Fibers Show, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA

HONORS AND AWARDS

2014        Haystack Mountain School of Craft Summer Conference Scholarship
2014        Graduation with Honors, History of Art, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2014        Graduation with Honors, Fibers, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2014        Academic Honors, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2014        Marylin Pappas Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2013        Barbara L. Kuhlman Foundation Scholarship
2013        Theresa India Young Weaving Scholarship
2011-13     Massachusetts College of Art and Design Presidential Scholarship

EXPERIENCE

2016-       Textile Reproduction Fabricator, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA
2015-       Head of Collections and Administration, Nichols House Museum, Boston MA
2014-15    Textile Conservation Technician, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2014         Contract Weaver, Clementine Baby Wraps, Boston, MA
2014         Gallery Assistant, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
2014         Guest Fabricator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA
2013-15    Special Projects Assistant, Nichols House Museum, Boston MA
2013-14     Fiber Studio Monitor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
2013         Textile Conservation Intern, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Boston MA
2012         Collections Intern, Nichols House Museum, Boston MA
2011-14     Technical Services Assistant, Morton R. Godine Library, Boston MA
2007-10   Design Assistant, Mine Hill Jewelry, Southbury CT
 

CURATORIAL

2017        Maker's Marks, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA (Upcoming - April 2017)
2016        Why Deprive the State of Her Service?, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA
2014        Terroir, North Crackertorium, Boston, MA
2014        The Artist, The Scholar and The Athlete, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA
2013        36”, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA


LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2015         Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA
2015         Guest Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA
2014         Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA
2014         Neighborhood Nights Artist, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA