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EDUCATION

 

   

2003

M.F.A.

Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM
    Tyler School of Art, Temple University
    Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
     

2001

B.F.A. Summa Cum Laude Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM
    Tyler School of Art, Temple University
    Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
     

2000

  Tyler Metals Workshop - England/Scotland Program
    Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

 

   

1999

  Temple University Rome Program
    Rome, Italy
     

TEACHING

     
2003-Present Assistant Professor Stephen F. Austin State University
  of Metals and Jewelry  
     
2003 Instructor of  CAD I Tyler School of Art, Temple University
     
2002 Instructor of                         Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  Senior Metals and Plastics  
     
2001-2002 Studio Technician Tyler School of Art, Temple University
     
2000-2001 Instructor of Jewelry Weekend Art Workshop, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
     
     
RELATED EXPERIENCE
     
2002-2003 Webmaster Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM area website
     
2001-2002 Mentor Germantown Academy High School Scholar's Program
     
2000-2003 Teaching Assistant to Faculty Tyler School of Art, Temple University
     
2000 Co-President Craft Association of Tyler Students
     
1999-2003 Studio and Computer Lab Tyler School of Art, Temple University
  Monitor  
     
1999-2001 Assistant Debra Adelson Design and Metalwork,
    Philadelphia, PA
     
1997-1999 Jeweler, Sales Associate Family Jewelers, Marlton, NJ
     
     
SELECTED EXHIBITION/LECTURES/PANELS
     
2003   CAD/CAM/RP: Redefining the Handmade Object
    Panel Discussion
    American Society for Aesthetics
    Eastern Divisional Conference, Philadelphia, PA
     
2002   Wearable Art through Computer-Aided Design
    Herndon Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH
     
    Gallery Lecture
    Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
     
    Lecture to Art Jewelry Forum, Philadelphia, PA
     
2001   Collab Annual Student Design Show
    Philadelphia, PA
     
    Telesculpture 2001
    Prism Lab at Arizona State University & Virtual Gallery Exhibition
     
2000-Present   Tyler Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM website
     
2000   Tyler England-Scotland Workshop Exhibition
    Tyler School of Art
     
     
AWARDS    
     
2002-2003   Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Teaching Assistantship
     
2001-2002   Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Technical Assistantship
     
2001   Collab Annual Student Design Competition
    3rd Place
    Sponsored by the Collab Design Initiative, Philadelphia Museum of Art
2001    
    Herman Gundesheimer Award for Academic Excellence
    Awarded to graduating BFA student with the highest GPA
     
    Bruce Silver Outstanding Achievement Award
    Presented to the student, who, on the judgment of Tyler School of Art faculty, has shown the most motivation, who has benefited the most from his or her education, and who has unique talent
     
    President's Scholar, Temple University
     
1997-2001   Temple University Academic Scholarship
     
     
TECHNICAL SKILLS
     
Computer Macintosh and Windows operating systems
  Rhinoceros 3.0, Flamingo Rendering System, Nugraf, L-View Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Go-Live, Adobe Image Ready, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Front Page, Microsoft Publisher, Materialise Magics RP, Thumbs Plus, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Pinnacle Studio, Ulead GIF Animator, BView, SPI Modelworks, Macromedia Flash
 
 
 
  Familiar with: Auto-CAD, Quark X-Press, 3dStudio Max, FormZ, Maya Complete
     
Bench Skills Anodizing Aluminum, Niobium, and Titanium, Chain-Making, Enameling, Etching. Fabrication, Forging, Hydralic Press Forming, Jewelry Photodocumentation, Kum-Bo, Lost Wax Investment and Casting, Machine Tool Processes, Patination, Pearl Stringing, Plastic Fabrication and Lamination, Production Fabrication, Raising, Sinking, Stone Setting, Vacu-Forming, Vacuum Casting, Wax Carving
 
 
     
Other Skills Carpentry, Digital and Analog Photography, Drawing, Glassblowing, Painting, Ceramics