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E d u c a t i o n

1995- present MFA Candidate.
Tyler School of Art/Temple University Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

1994 BFA
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

S k i l l s

Benchwork
Fabrication, Lost Wax Casting, metalsmithing, stonesetting, lapidary, forging, blacksmithing, welding, machine tool processes, chasing/repouse, plastics, and production processes.

Computer
CAD/CAM
Rhino Beta, XCAD, *AutoCAD r13, *AutoDesk Mechanical Desktop, *SurfCam, Inspire 3D

WEB Authoring FrontPage98, *Web Media Publisher Pro, *Netscape Gold v3.01, Page Mill 2.0 (Macintosh Platform)

Word Processing Microsoft Word97, Microsoft Works, *Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher 97

Audio Sound Blaster Wave Studio 32, Cool, *SoundEdit 16 (Macintosh Platform)

Presentation Media PowerPoint, LView Pro, Hijack Pro, Adobe Acrobat, *Adobe PhotoShop (PC & Macintosh Platforms)

* Programs I have familiarized myself with to accomplish various tasks.

P r o f e s s i o n a l   E x p e r i e n c e

1998
Part Time Teaching Position- Blacksmithing
Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Instructor of Jewelry- Saturday Jewelry Program
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA

Instructor of Jewelry- Beginning/Intermediate & Intermediate/Advanced Jewelry
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA

Instructor of Jewelry-Camp Sessions I- IV in Jewelry
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, PA

1997
Part Time Teaching Position- Stonesetting and Lapidary
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

Instructor of Jewelry- Beginning/Intermediate Jewelry
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, Pennsylvania

Instructor of Jewelry- Camp Sessions I- IV in Jewelry
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, Pennsylvania

Graduate Technical Assistant- Fall of 1996 through the Spring 1997
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

1996
Instructor of Jewelry-Camp Sessions I- IV in Jewelry
Main Line Center of the Arts, Haverford, Pennsylvania

Part Time Faculty- Instructor of Metalsmithing,
Tyler School of Art/Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

1995
Assistant Instructor of Drawing
Samuel L. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1993
Assistant, Technician, and Product Line Sales for Anthony J. DiRienzi
DiRienzi Designs, Metalsmiths
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Internship
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1992
Metals Summer Shop Technician
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Saturday Program- Teaching Assistant
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Benchworker for Michael Grass Jewelers
Medford Lakes, New Jersey

E x h i b i t i o n s

1997
SNAG Juried Student Slide Exhibition
Albuquerque, New Mexico

1996
2nd Commemorative Exhibition Honoring Earl Pardon
Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, New York

Conversations ’96 Student Exhibition
New Paltz, New York

1995
Noeware Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Maidie Franklins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1994
B.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
Noeware Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1993
National Sterling Competition
Baltimore, Maryland

1991- 93
Student Exhibitions. The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

P u b l i c a t i o n s

1997
SNAG Juried Student Slide Exhibition, Presentation Catalog

"A Real-life Expedition Through Virtual Craft," by Noelle Backer. The Crafts Report, January 1997.

Design, March 1997. Korea.

A w a r d s

1996
2nd Prize, 2nd Commemorative Exhibition Honoring Earl Pardon, presented by Todd Pardon
Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY

1994
The William Kellmer Award, Presented by Kellmer Jewelers, to a graduating senior in the Jewelry/Metals program at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania