Owner, Art Design Fabrication

A private company specializing in the fabrication of artworks for gallery, museum, art fair and public art venues. Art Design Fabrication utilizes CNC technology and traditional fabrication processes to realize 2D, 3D and 4D artworks.

 Founder, Director of Digital Fabrication Residency

A residency program concentrated on providing artists with the opportunity to learn fabrication techniques through project based learning. The program began in September 2014 has grown into a full privately operated facilities housing the residency and full fabrication services for the production of art.

Founder of Knotwe 

An online hub for fibers, textiles and surface design and host of the Fiber Textiles Surface Design Registry

EDUCATION:

2008-2010 Graduated Master of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York

2005-2008 Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Departmental Honors, Southern Connecticut State        University, Studio Arts degree with concentration in Sculpture.

2000    Completed Foundation Year, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, New York, New York

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2012-2014 Teaching Soft Sculpture, BFA Fine Arts SVA NYC
  • 2010-2014 Teaching Foundation Sculpture, BFA Fine Arts SVA NYC
  • 2012-2014 Teaching Fibers Craft Workshop, MFA Art Practice, Summer Semesters
  • Independent Study Courses, SVA NYC
  • 2008-2010 Teaching Assistant to 11 Foundation Sculpture Courses and Summer Intensives. SVA NYC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/CREATIVE ACTIVITY

 

2013                            “International Textile Arts Show”, Art Factory, Paterson, New Jersey

 

“SVA All-Staff Art Show”, curated by Minah Kim, SVA Gallery, 209 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010

 

2011                            “From Alpha to Zeta”, curated by Suzanne Anker and Michael Rees, Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th fl., New York, NY, February 4-15

                       

2010                            “Plus One” curated by Dan Cameron, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, 527 West 23rd Street, New York, NY, Spetember 10-18

 

“That’s Just It”, curated by Stephen Maine, Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th fl., New York, NY , July 6- August 14

 

                                     “Thanks, but its actually on purpose” curated by Augusto Arbizo, Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th fl., New York, NY, February 26-March 13

 

SVA MFA Open Studios, Spring Semester

 

2009                            SVA MFA Open Studios, Spring Semester and Fall Semester

 

2008                            SVA MFA Open Studios, Fall Semester       

 

CWOS: Put Together, Artspace , New Haven Connecticut curated by Jeffrey Walkowiak of the Sara Meltzer Gallery, 525-531 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

 

2007                            Nominated by Juror  Jeffrey Walkowiak of Sara Metzler Gallery for City Wide Open Studios Best-of –Show, New Haven, Connecticut

 

Participated in City Wide Open Studios Alternative Space Exhibition, New Haven, Connecticut

 

SCSU Disability Resource Center Gallery, Engleman Hall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut

                                   

SCSU Counseling Services Center Gallery, Engleman Hall, Southern Connecticut        State University, New Haven, Connecticut

 

Invasion, of Student Arts League Spring Juried Exhibit at the Earl Hall Gallery, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2008    Nominated for 2008 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, ISC

                                    Awarded the Olafs Zeidenbergs Sculpture Award at SCSU

Nominated by Southern Connecticut State University to Yale Norfolk Summer Art Program for drawing and painting

Nominated for the CSU Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award and the Jack Kent Cook Foundation Graduate Scholarship