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EDUCATION

MFA Candidate: Visual Arts, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

MA Candidate: History of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

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


EXHIBITIONS

2018        Natural Reaction, Aviary Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA

2018        Made, Remade, Made New, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2017        Trust Fall, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2017        American G*rl, Richard and Dolly Maass Gallery, Purchase, NY

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

2018        Professor of Record, Special Topics Colloquium: Fibers, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2018        Teaching Assistant, Design History, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 

2017        Teaching Assistant, Materials and Methods, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

2017        Nichols House Museum, Head of Collections and Education, Boston, MA

2016-       Textile Reproduction Fabricator, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston MA

2015-16    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

2018        Made, Remade, Made New, Purchase College, Purchase NY

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

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017         Makers Marks: Art, Craft and the Fiber of Change, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

2017         Makers Marks: Art, Craft and the Fiber of Change, Annual Meeting, Nichols House Museum, Boston, MA

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