Education

2006-2008

 

Illinois State University College of Fine Arts, BA in Studio Glass. Normal, IL

2001-2003

 

Tokyo Glass Art Institute. Tokyo, Japan

1998-2000

 

Joshibi Junior College, Associate degree in Spatial Design Art. Tokyo, Japan

 

2011

 

Emilio Santini, The Studio: Corning Museum of Glass

2008

 

Kari Russell-poole, The Studio: Corning Museum of Glass

 

 

Michael Mangiafico, Penland School of Crafts

 

Experience

2010

 

Demonstration, Glass Art Society Conference. Louisville, KY

 

 

Demonstration, Illinios Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL

2009

 

Instructor Collaborative Residency with Matt Eskuche(instructor) and Christopher McElroy, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass. Corning, NY

 

Group Exhibitions

2011

 

A Touch of Glass 2, Cinema Gallery. Urbana, IL

2010

 

A Survey of Contemporary Flameworking, Illinios Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL

2009

 

Mid West Glass Artists, Represented by Cinema Gallery Urbana. Peoria IL

2008

 

Illinois Glass, Cinema Gallery. Urbana, IL

 

 

The Glass Show, Illinois State University: Transpace Gallery. Bloomington-Normal, IL

2007

 

Student’s exhibition, Marx Saunders Gallery. Chicago,IL

2005-2007

 

Holiday Show, Illinois State University. Bloomington-Normal, IL

2003

 

Graduation Exhibition, Kawasaki, Japan

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010

 

Night Walk, Illinios Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL

 

Publications

2011

 

New Glass Review 32, Corning Museum of Glass

 

 

The Glass Art Society 2010 Journal Louiville KY

 

Awards

2011

 

Partial Scholarship, Corning Museum of Glass

2008

 

Full Scholarship, Corning Museum of Glass

 

 

Full Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts

 

 

The College of Fine Arts, Illinois State University Dean’s List

 

 

Illinois State University College of Fine Arts School of Art, The Elizabeth Stein Award and Grant-In-Aid

2007

 

1st place Collector’s Choice Art Competition, Midwest Contemporary Art Glass Group

 

 

Illinois State University College of Fine Arts School of Art, The Elizabeth Stein Award, Friends of the Arts Talent Grant

2005

 

Parkland Community College, Student Fine Art Juried Exhibition Merit Award

2003

 

Kawasaki Mayor’s Choice Award in Japan