​RESUME

Education

2012 BFA with a Major in Sculpture and a Minor in Printmaking, University of Toledo, Department of Art Toledo, Ohio

2015 MFA with a Masters in 3D Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio

 

Professional Activities in Art

2018-Present Curator/Director, Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo, OH

2016- Present Adjunct Professor, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (courses taught: 3D Foundations, 2D Foundations, F.A.S.T.(Fundamentals of Art Studio Technology)

2015-2016 Adjunct Professor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (courses taught: Intro to 3D Foundations)

2014-2015 Instructor of record, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (courses taught: Modeling and Mold Making. Intro to 3D Foundations)

2013-2015 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green Ohio, Graduate Assistant in the sculpture and ceramic studios.

2013-2014 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Ohio, Sculpture teacher, creating sculptural art projects that make use of the museum collection, Classroom instruction.

2012-2013 University Of Toledo Department Of Art, Toledo Ohio, 3D Studio Technical Assistant, Maintain all tools, Ordering supplies, Studio Safety, Assist Students

2012-2014 Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo Ohio, Assisting in gallery operations.

2001-Present LaBay Signs, Toledo, Ohio, Owner and Operator Logo Design and consulting, operating CAD software Flexisign, Operating Vinyl Cutter, Applying Vinyl Lettering and Logos to substrates and vehicles

2012 Assisted in the bronze casting of Tom Otterness’s sculpture

2011 Marc Leone, Center for Sculptural Studies, Assistant to the artist Marc Leone with his workshop

2008-2012 Center for Sculptural Studies, University of Toledo, Department of Art, Toledo, Ohio. Sculpture Student Assistant Manage power tools, Design Consultant, Assisting Students,

2010-2011 Center for Visual Arts, University of Toledo, Department of Art , Printmaking Lab Toledo, Ohio, Student Assistant Operating printing press, mixing acids for etching, Design Consultant, Assisting Students

2009 Laurie Spencer, Urban Carne, Center for Sculptural Studies, Assistant to the artist in the production of the Urban Carne

2009 Traveling Art Workshop, Toddler Tech , Holland, Ohio and Little Explorers, Maumee, Ohio designing, organizing and instructing art projects for children ages pre K through 5th

 

Exhibition List

2018 All Together Now, Rachelle Evanoffs Fine Art Gallery, Toledo OH, Solo Exhibition

2018 Presidential Collection, President of the University of Toledos Home, Toledo OH, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2018 Interactive, Momentum Art Festival, Toledo OH, Grant Awarded, Juried Exhibition

2017 Presidential Collection, President of the University of Toledos Home, Toledo OH, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2017 MILESTONES: Dorthy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2016 Confluence, Dublin Arts Council Gallery, Dublin, OH, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Dorthy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH

2014 Ology Extended, Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo Ohio, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2014 ARText, Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo Ohio, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2013 Overtrue II, Le So Gallery, Toledo Ohio, Juried

2013 Between Blisters and Blue Skies, Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo Ohio, Juried

2013 Cocoon, Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo Ohio, Solo Exhibition

2012 Esoteric Fragments, 1st Floor Secor Galleries, Toledo Ohio, Group Exhibition

2012 BFA Final Thesis Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for The Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio,

2012 Contextual, Northern Kentucky University Art Gallery, Kentucky, Juried

2012 Brown, LaBay, LaValley, Yeager, Parkwood Gallery, Toledo Ohio, Juried

2011 Tis The Secor, 6th Floor Secor Galleries, Toledo Ohio, Group Exhibition

2011 Go Tiny or Go Home, Secor Galleries, Toledo Ohio, Group Exhibition

2011 Reclaiming Toledo, 1st Floor Secor Galleries, Toledo Ohio, Juried

2011 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Ohio, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2011 South of The Border, Mary grove College, Detroit, MI, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2011 Student Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio, Juried

2011 Catherine Eberly Center, Toledo, Ohio, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2010 Tis The Secor, 6th Floor Secor Galleries, Toledo, Ohio, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2010 Rock Star Posters, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, Invitational

2010 Student Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for The Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio, Juried

2009 Tis The Secor, 6th Floor Secor Galleries, Invitational, Group Exhibition

2009 Student Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for The Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio, Juried

 

Publications

2018 The City Paper

2018 UT News

2018 The Toledo Blade

2018 The Truth

2013 The City Paper

2012 UT News

2011 UT News

2011 The City Paper

2010 UT News

 

Grants

2018 Toledo Arts Commission, Interactive Public Art, Momentum Art

2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Grant Creative Activity Project

2011 University of Toledo Travel Grant

 

Awards

2012 Outstanding Student Award in the college of Visual and Performing Arts, University Of Toledo

2012 Toledo Museum of Art Merit Award

2011 1st place , Juried Student Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for The Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio

2010 University of Toledo Honors Award for Creative Expression

2010 Best of Show, Juried Student Exhibition, CVA Gallery, Center for The Visual Arts, Toledo, Ohio

 

Scholarships

2009-2010 Susan Clement, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2010-2011 Walbridge, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2011-2012 Walbridge, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

 

Commissions

2018 Toledo Arts Commission, Toledo Ohio

2014 Dublin Arts Council, Dublin Ohio

2013 The Happy Badger, Bowling Green Ohio

2011 Children’s Intensive Care Unit, Sylvania, Ohio

2011 J Foster Jewelers, Westfield, Toledo, Ohio

2007 J Foster Jewelers, Fallen Timbers, Waterville, Ohio

 

Volunteer

2018 Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo, OH

2017 Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo, OH

2013 Artomatic, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2012 Art Workshop, Boy Scouts of America, Maumee, Ohio

2011 Art workshop, Women In the Outdoors, Whitehouse, Ohio

2011 Artomatic, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

2009-2010 Family Center, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

 

Skills

Manage and run most power tools, CNC Router, Plotter, Laser Engraver, 3D Printing, Mold Making, Metal Casting, Welding, Fabricating, Painting and Drawing techniques, Stone Carving, Book Binding, Paper Making, Screen Printing, Photoshop, Rhino, Microsoft Office, Sewing, Clothing design, Pattern making, Adobe Illustrator, Etching, Operating a printing press, Chemistry for developing photos and processing film, Operating a kiln, Making Clay, Sign making, Framing, Curatorial Duties, Designing and Hanging Exhibitions, Superior Attention to Detail, Grant Writing, Packaging and Shipping of Artwork, Great Passion for Artifacts, Researching and Writing Skills, Creating Presentations and Works well in groups