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Education

 

2002        MFA Summa cum Laude            Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM

                                                               Tyler School of Art,  Temple University    

 

2000        BFA Magna cum Laude              Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM with Teaching Certification

                                                               Tyler School of Art, Temple University                                

1998                                                        Temple University

                                                                Rome, Italy

 

Experience

2002-       Assistant Professor in Visual Art  Pennsylvania  State University Altoona

present             

 
2002         Instructor                                  Tyler School of Art, Temple University   

                                                                Tyler Metals Workshop England-Scotland

                               

2001-       Teaching Assistantship                Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2002                                                          Instructor of Record Senior Metals and Plastics

 

   Assistant to Faculty                    Tyler School of Art, Temple University

                                                                Junior Metals and Plastics

                               

2000-       Instructor                                    Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001                                                         Weekend Art Workshop

                                                                Computer Animation

 

1999-       Instructor                                   Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2000                                                         Weekend Art Workshop Program

                                                                Jewelry

 

1999        Student Teacher                         Philadelphia Public School District

                Frankford High School

                               

                Internship                                  Philadelphia Public School District

                                                                Decatur Elementary School

                         

Awards

 

2001-                                                        Graduate Teaching Assistantship

2002                                                         Tyler School of Art, Temple University

 

                                                               Research Travel Award

               Tyler School of Art, Temple University

 

2000                                                        University Fellowship

                                                               Tyler School of Art, Temple University

 

                                                               Niche Magazine Student Award Finalist

 

                                                   Excellence in Art Education

                                                               Tyler School of Art, Temple University

 

                                                               Frei and Borel Student Award

               

1998                                                        Lenten Art Competition

               Old First Reformed Church, Philadelphia PA

 

                                                               Induction to Golden Key National Honor Society

 

1996                                                        Dean’s Merit Scholarship

                                                               Tyler School of Art, Temple University

 

Exhibitions/Panels

 

2002                                                         Spring Collection

                                                                Third Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

                                                                Five Degrees in Cold Storage

                                                                CAA Regional MFA Exhibition

                                                                315 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

 

                Hopscotch: Associative Leaps in the Construction of                 Narrative

                                                                In association with CAA Annual Conference

                                                                Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

                                                               

2001                                                        Siggraph Intersculpt 2001

                                                                Panelist “Digital Craft”

                Presentation of Research: Rapid Prototyping: The                 Major Processes

                Engine 27 Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000                                                        Telesculpture 2000

                                                                http://telesculpture.prism.asu.edu/

                                                                PRISM Lab, Arizona State University

 

                                                                I/O Explorations- Computer Generated Jewelry

                                                                Tompkins College Center Gallery, Allentown, PA

 

                                                                Rosen Show Student Exhibition

                                                                Philadelphia Convention Center, PA

 

1998-                                                       Tyler Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM Web Site

Present                                                    www.temple.edu/crafts.htm

 

Technical Skills

 

Computer                                  Macintosh and Windows operating systems

Programs including (abridged): Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Flamingo, Martin Hash Animation Master, Magics RP, Microsoft Front Page, NuGraf, Pinnacle, Quick Time, Rhinoceros 3D Modeling, ULead GIF Animator.

 

Bench Work                              Metal: soldering, riveting, hinging, stone setting, polishing, casting, anodizing, sinking, raising, scoring and bending, inlaying, etching, hydraulic press forming, sand/bead blasting

Plastics: heat forming, gluing, laminating, dying, vacuum forming, embossing, casting and carving.

 

General                                     Painting: Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor

            Printmaking techniques including: lithography, etching, screen-printing, and mono printing

Drawing

Glass: cutting, slumping, raking, and casting

Ceramic: throwing and hand building.

Wood: cutting, joining, gluing, and finishing

 

Professional Memberships

 

2001-                                        College Art Association

Present                                                   

 

2000-                                        Society of North American Goldsmiths

Present                   

                                                ACMET-L Academic Metalsmith List-serve