Curriculum Vitae

Education

2014- Present Masters of Fine Art Candidate, University of Florida, Gainesville, F.L, USA

2013 Bachelors of Fine Art, Ceramics and Art History, ova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2010 Ceramic Exchange, Australian National University, Canberra, A.C.T, Australia

2006-2008 Diploma in Clay, Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College, Nelson, B.C., Canada

2005-2006 Selkirk College, Castlegar, B.C., Canada

Work Experience

2015 H.O.T Clay, Student Organization, Vice President, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.

2015 MISSA Young Artist Advisory Council, MISSA: Metchosin International Summer School of

the Arts, Victoria, B.C., Canada

2015 Technical Assistant (3D Printer, Decal printer, Die Cutter) University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.

2015 Teaching Assistant, Advanced Ceramics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.

2014- 2015 Workshop for Art Research and Practice Graduate Assistant, University of Florida, Gainesville, F.L., USA

2014 Coordinator, Stevo-Reno’s Mug Wall, Outreach Initiative, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2014 Curator, Edible Provisions, Anna LeonOwens Gallery, Port Loggia, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2014 Ceramics Instructor, Nova Scotia Craft and Design Council, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2013-2014 Ceramics Instructor, Findlay Community Center, Dartmouth, N.S. Canada

2008-2014 Sustainable Resource Development, Forest Tower Observer, A.B. Canada

2013 Teaching Assistant, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S., Canada

  NSCAD Hungry Bowls, Event Coordinator, Halifax, N.S., Canada

Made Fresh, Social Media Co-ordinator, NSCAD,  Halifax, N.S., Canada

2011-2012 Secretary, Board of Directors, The Kootenay Gallery of Art and History, Castlegar, B.C.,

Canada

2011 Website Technician/Programer, BC Potter’s Guild, Vancouver, B.C.,Canada

2009-Present     Sole Proprietor, B Practical Pottery

2007-2008 Ceramic Studio Technician, KSA at Selkirk College, Nelson, B.C., Canada

Professional Development

2015 University of Florida Guest Lecture Participant: Julia Galloway, Gainesville, F.L., USA

2015 Harn Museum of Art,  Sunday Lecture Series, Presenter, State of the Art: Ceramics,

Gainesville, F.L., USA

2015 Mug Lending Library Initiative, founder and coordinator, Architecture and Fine Arts Library, University of Florida, Gainesville, F.L., USA

2015 Trade Share Internship, Swallowtail Farm, Alachua, F.L. USA

2015 Mariko Patterson Shake and Bake workshop, scholarship student, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Victoria, B.C., Canada

2015 Sunshine Cobb Exploring Handbuilt Forms workshop, Technical Assistant, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, ME, USA

2015 Heather Mae Erickson Breakaway Molds Workshop, scholarship student, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gaitlainburg, T.N., USA

2015 NCECA Lively Experiments, Providence, RI., USA

2015 Digital Fabrication Foundations class, University of Florida, Gainesville, F.L.,USA

2014 University of Florida Guest Lecture: Akiyama Yo Worshop, Peter Christian

Johnson,  Paul Andrew Wandless, Chris Staley, Gainesville, F.L., USA

2014 One of a Kind Show, Craft Community of Canada, Toronto, O.N., Canada

2014 NCECA Symposium, Material World, Milwaukee, W.I., U.S.A.

Crafters, Juried , Halifax, N.S., Canada

2013 Art Schools Collaborative Conference, NSCAD representative, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, M.E., U.S.A.

2012 NCECA Push Play , Seattle, W.A., USAs

2010-Present B Practical Pottery Blog, Writing and Education

2011 Ministry for Casual Living, Artist Residency, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

2011 Soda Kiln Project, Designer, Muskeg Tower, A.B., Canada

2010 Clay Energy International Ceramic Conference, Gulgong, N.S.W., Australia.  Co-Curator, All in Blue, Australia National University , A.C.T., Australia

2008-2010 It Ain’t Easy: Craft in Canada, radio show, Kootenay Co-op Radio, Nelson B.C., Canada.

2009 Resident Artist, Maison Des Metier D’art De Quebec, Quebec City, Q.C., Canada

2009  Aspotagan Arts and Crafts Group, Hubbards N.S., Canada.

2008  Keynote Speaker, Togo Craft Talk, Selkirk College, Nelson, B.C., Canada

  Travel to Togolese Potting Community, Togo, Africa.

2007  Surfacing, Canadian Clay Symposium, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby B.C., Canada.

Exhibitions

2015 The Intimate Object, Charlie Cummings Gallery, FL, USA

2015 Art and Tech, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville, F.L., U.S.A.

2014 1 of 3, Invitational, 4Most Gallery, Gainesville, F.L., U.S.A.

Perpetuate/DISH, group exhibition, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, F.L., U.S.A.

2014  The Food Experience, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, F.L., U.S.A.

2014  Edible Provisions, National,  Anna LeonOwens Gallery, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2013 Potworks, Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton, A.B., Canada

2013 Made Fresh, NSCAD University, Halifax, N.S., Canada

2012 Passages, Invitational, Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton, A.B., Canada

  NSCAD Ceramics Show, Halifax , N.S., Canada

2012 Mug Shots, Juried, Gallery of BC Ceramics, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2011 The Distill Cup, Juried, The Distill Gallery, Toronto O.N., Canada.

2011 Spottery, BC Potter’s Guild, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2010 Art From Memory, Juried, Gallery 44 Wide, Toronto O.N., Canada

2011 Coming Up Next, Juried,  Alberta Craft Council Gallery, Edmonton A.B., Canada

2011 Home Away From Home, Australia National University, Canberra, A.C.T., Australia

2011 Australian National University Showcase, Clay Energy Conference, Gulgong, N.S.W., Australia

2009 Black and White, Juried, BC Potter’s Guild, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2009 The Distill Cup, Juried, The Distill Gallery, Toronto O.N., Canada.

 2009  Are You Experienced?, Spring Show, NSCAD University, Halifax N.S., Canada.

2009  Mug Wall Guest, Oso Negro Cafe, Nelson B.C., Canada.

2009 Pottery Ambitions, Solo Exhibition, Anna LeonOwens Gallery, NSCAD

University, Halifax N.S., Canada.

2009 Works in Process,  Anna LeonOwens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax N.S., Canada.

2008 One of a Kind Show, Art Schools of Canada, Toronto, O.N., Canada 

2008  Stretched But Not Far Fetched, Kootenay Co-op Bakery, Nelson B.C., Canada.

2008  Function Function, The Only Bagel Bakery, Nelson B.C., Canada.

 2008  Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College Gradate Showcase, Touchstones Museum of Art and History, Nelson B.C., Canada.

Publications

2013 Free Coffee, Art Catalog, NSCAD University

2013 Ji Yeon’s Think Tank, Guest writer, Musing About Mud by Carole Epp

2012 Passages, Alberta Craft Council Gallery Publication, Edmonton, A.B., Canada

2010 Featured Artist, Musing About Mud by Carole Epp

2009 “Patterns in Time: Residency in Quebec City”,  Potters Guild of B.C. February Publication.

2009 “Record Breaking Tip”. Potters Guild of B.C.,  Dec/Jan Publication.

2009 “In Togo”, Potters Guild of B.C. March Publication.

2009 “Pottery on the Airwaves”, Potters Guild of B.C. September Publication.

2009  Interviewed regarding NSCAD, CBC TV, Halifax N.S..

2008 “Kootenay School of the Arts: Clay Exhibit”, Articulate, Fall/Winter Publication.

2008  “A 20-Something Guide to Crafts in Canada Tackles Survival”, Suite101.com

by Simone Keiran, Nov 14.

2008 “Stories From the Shard Pile”, Potters Guild of B.C. April Publication.

 Organizations

Crafts Association of British Columbia, Canada.

Potters Guild of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, A.B., Canada

West Kootenay Regional Arts Council, B.C., Canada.

Touchstones Museum of Art and History, Nelson B.C., Canada.

Kootenay Gallery of Art History and Science, Castlegar B.C., Canada

Aspotagan Arts and Crafts, N.S., Canada.

Craft ACT, Canberra, A.C.T., Australia.

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