Education
 

2015

MFA, Studio Art, Installation Concentration, City College, New York, NY  

 

2010

BFA, Studio Art, Ceramics Concentration, City College, New York, NY

 

2007

AA, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

 

2004

Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA (Environmental Toxicology courses)
 

College Level Teaching
 

2017-Present

Adjunct Associate Professor, Art 100 (Art History), Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY

 

2016-Present

Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY

 

2015

Adjunct Professor, Ceramic Design, City College, New York, NY
 

Teaching Experience

2016-Present

Faculty, Beginning Wheel Throwing, Advanced Handbuilding, and Teen Wheel, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

 

2016-2017

Instructor, Drawing (Hike and Draw), Art Students League, New York, NY

 

2015-2016

Wheel Throwing Instructor, Alice Goldsmith Studio, Brooklyn,   NY

 

2015-2017 

Art Instructor, “Seeds” The Art Students League, New York, NY

 

2015

Co-teaching, Ceramics Handbuilding (Spring) with David Gibson City College, New York, NY
Teaching Assistant, (Spring) with Mary Sweeney, City College, New York, NY (introduction to ceramics)

 

2014

Teaching Assistant, (Fall) with Sylvia Netzer, City College, New York, NY (introduction to ceramics)

 

2013

Teaching Assistant, (Spring) with Sylvia Netzer, City College, New York, NY (introduction to ceramics)

 

2012

Art Teacher, Sculpting in polymer clay, The Butterfly People at Unique, Paterson, NJ

 

2008

Visiting Instructor, Third Street Music School Settlement, New York, NY

 

Related Work Experience

2015

Studio Technician, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

 

2013-2015

Studio Laboratory Assistant, City College, New York, NY

 

2010-2013

Owner, The Butterfly People at Unique, Paterson, NJ

2004-2009

Manager of wholesale accounts, Mariposa Gallery, New York, NY

 

Exhibitions

2017

Grown This Way, The Primary Essentials, Brooklyn, NY

 

Focus on Clay, Graficas Gallery, Nantucket, MA

 

Screenpunch, ConArtist Collective, New York, NY

 

Eco-Art Show II, UMC Madison, Madison, NJ

 

Living Pots, Bklyn Clay, Brooklyn, NY

 

Images on Clay, Clay Arts Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

 

Nature: Surface, Form, Content, The Clay Studio of Missoula,  
Missoula, MT

 

Victory Garden, Planthouse, New York, NY

 

2016

A Thousand Rainy Days, Planthouse, New York, NY

 

Badass Botanicals, ConArtist Collective, New York, NY

 

Eco-Art Show, UMC Madison, Madison, NJ

 

2015

GHP Faculty and Staff Exhibit, Jane Hartsook Gallery  New York, NY

 

America's Clay Fest III, Art Center Gallery, Lincoln, CA

 

New Work New York, 695 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY
(curated by Kat Griefen)

 

Solo Exhibition, Synthetic Nature MFA Thesis Exhibition,   Compton Goethals Gallery, New York, NY

 

Time Lab, MFA Group Exhibition, Compton Goethals Gallery, City College, New York, NY

 

2014

Fall 2014, MFA Group Exhibition, Compton Goethals Gallery, City College, New York, NY

 

2013

National Juried Exhibition, First Street Gallery, New York, NY (juried by Donald Kuspit)

 

2012

Members Exhibition, Jane Hartsook Gallery  New York, NY

 

2009

Ceramic Exhibition, Compton Goethals Gallery New York, NY

 

Annual Salon, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery,  New York, NY

 

2008

Ceramic Exhibition, Compton Goethals Gallery New York, NY

 

2006

Directions 06, KBCC Gallery Brooklyn, NY

 

2005

Directions 05, KBCC Gallery Brooklyn, NY

Residencies 

2018

Winter Workspace Resident Artist

Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Awards

2014

Connor Award, City College, New York, NY   Third Place Award

 

2006

Scholarship, Peters Valley, Layton, NJ (was not able to attend)

 

2006

Gallery Award, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

 

2005

Presidential Purchase Award, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY


 

Publications

2015

ARC Magazine, March issue

 

Commissions

2007

Non Profit Commission, Kenneth Cole Award, small-scale figurative sculpture, Living Beyond Belief foundation, Presented at the National Arts Club, New York, NY


Artist Talks/Lectures and Workshops

 

2017

Black Ceramic Artists - The Unsung Heroes of the Clay World
Bklyn Clay, Brooklyn, NY

 

Decal Intensive 

Bklyn Clay, Brooklyn, NY 

 

Black Ceramic Artists - The Unsung Heroes of the Clay World
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY


2016

Artists Talk - Living Pots

City College, New York, NY

 

Artists Talk - Living Pots

Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

 

How Ceramics can Save People
WBAI Radio, Brooklyn, NY

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