CV/Resumé

EDUCATION

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and Tufts University, Medford, MA       Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art.  (May 2010)

Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
A.B.
in Visual and Environmental StudiesSumma cum Laude(June 2005)

AWARDS

  • Recipient of a Merit Award scholarship through the Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2007-2010)
  • Recipient of the John Finley Fellowship, funding a year of post-college international travel. Traveled throughout Europe studying religious artwork and the relics of saints (Harvard College,  2005-6)
  • Awarded the David McCord Prize for achievement in Visual Arts (Harvard College, 2005)
  • Recipient of the John Harvard honorary scholarship each semester for academic achievement, (Harvard College 2001-2005)

EXHIBITIONS

  • Spring 2013: Installation with collaborators Danielle Freiman and Andrea Zampitella included as part of the “Alphabet of Inspiration” series. Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, MA
  • August-September 2013: Artist in Residence at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA.
  • Winter 2013: Video included in “META” group show at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  • June-September 2012: Artist in Residence at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA. Residency work exhibited in “Deciphered Space”, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA.
  • May 2012: Work included in “Artist Members’ Exhibition”, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  • May 2012: Work included in “Proof of Purchase”, Samsøn, Boston, MA
  • Winter 2012: Solo show of sculpture and paintings, “Things We Live With” presented at Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  • Summer 2011: Painting included in “Chain Letter” show, Samsøn, Boston, MA
  • Spring 2011: Sculpture shown in “30 Under 30” exhibition, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
  • Summer 2010: Sculptures included in “Boston Young Contemporaries” show, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Spring 2010: MFA thesis exhibition presented at Tufts University Aidekman Art Galery, Medford, MA
  • Spring 2009: Sculpture included in Graduate Student Show, SMFA, Boston, MA
  • Summer 2008: Video included in “Boston Young Contemporaries” show, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Fall 2007: Sculpture shown in New Student Show, SMFA, Boston, MA
  • Spring 2005: A.B. thesis work presented at “Unplaced”, Carpenter Center, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.  Collaborated with fellow students to curate and publicize show.
  • Spring 2004 and 2005: Showed books and sculpture in “River Show”; assisted in curating exhibition. Eliot House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Spring 2004: Work exhibited in Harvard College juried Student Show. Carpenter Center, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA
  • Fall 2004: Sculpture included in “Artificial Organic” student-curated show. Adams House, Harvard   University. Cambridge, MA
  • Winter 2003: Books included in “Artists Books” show. Carpenter Center, Harvard University. Cambridge, MA

SELECTED WORK and VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow.  Designed and taught Intermediate Sculpture, a studio course where students pursue the application of technical and material skills, including wood, metal, mold making-as well as other found or appropriated materials-toward the realization of concepts and issues that comprise contemporary sculpture. (Fall 2010)

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow.  Designed and taught a new course for undergraduates, Undergraduate Critique Seminar.  The course provided an opportunity for undergrads to engage in rigorous critique of each other’s work and gain experience expressing their own ideas; to discuss general critique strategies; experiment with different critique styles; read, write and edit artist’s statements; and see presentations on some of the themes and ideas that contemporary artists are exploring. (Spring 2011)

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.   Assisted Professor Barbara Gallucci in her 4 Sculptor’s Lecture Seminar.  Arranged travel and accommodations for visiting artists.  Created and distributed posters and press releases to advertise each artist lecture.  Prepared images for class slideshows and collected press articles, essays for student reading packets (Fall 2009- Spring 2010)

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Assisted Professor Joyce McDaniel in her undergraduate sculpture class, Material a Week.  Created and delivered weekly Powerpoint presentations on a series of contemporary art topics; communicated with students about assignments; digitally documented and archived student work.  (Fall 2008)

Tufts University, Medford, MA: Worked under the Tufts University Program Director of Disability Services.  Answered phones and maintained email correspondence with students and faculty. Drafted letters to professors regarding student accommodations and disabilities; Coordinated and proctored exams for students with certain accommodations and provided students with necessary support;  Maintained a database of students being served by the office; Worked independently to correct database errors and prepared statistical reports using Excel each semester.  Scanned and converted texts into audio formats for certain students. (August 2009-July 2010)

 Studio Assistant: Intern and studio assistant for Rachel Perry Welty.  Provided assistance for Ms. Welty during the creation of her piece “Wall” for the opening of the new Boston Institute of Contemporary Art.  (May-August 2005)

Gately Summer Art Program, Cambridge, MA. Art Teacher and Counselor. Developed and taught a seven week curriculum to teach middle school students techniques of printmaking and drawing while expressing themselves creatively. Supervised children during other classes and camp activities, free time, pool time, meals, and fieldtrips.  Helped children design and paint a community mural and plant a garden. (June – August 2005)