Alfred University NYSCC, Alfred, New York
Graduated Cum Laude, May 2009
Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Art History Minor
- Sculpture Technician & Teaching Assistant
May 2014 to Present. Union College, Schenectady, NY. union.edu
Manage and maintain Visual Arts department’s metal fabrication, carpentry and plaster studios. Work directly with sculpture professor to develop lesson plans and protocol for proper studio practices and procedures.
Participate in student critiques and directly engage students to establish a strong technical and conceptual grasp of sculptural principles.
- Off-Season Grounds Manager
December 2013 to April 2014. Salem Art Works, Salem, NY. salemartworks.org
General maintenance of facilities, including all studios and equipment, sculpture park, and living spaces.
- Over-Hire Installation & Fabrication Crew
October to December 2013. Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA. massmoca.org
Deinstallation of Xu Bing: Phoenix Project. Installation of Izhar Patkin: The Wandering Veil, including the
construction of several rooms using numerous theater style flats to exhibit the artist’s printed fabric veils.
- Art Handling & Transport
Spring/Summer 2013. The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild. Woodstock, NY. woodstockguild.org
Packing, transporting and installing works exhibited at the BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts.
- Over-Hire Installation & Fabrication Crew
October to December 2012. Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
Installation of Xu Bing: Phoenix Project, involving un-crating and rigging two 100’+ Phoenixes to the existing
architectural structure via chain falls. Packed and crated two- and three-dimensional works previously exhibited in the 60,000-square-foot gallery space.
- Artist Internship Program Coordinator
Summer/Autumn 2011 and 2012. Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
Organized and managed artist interns. Provided active coordination of exhibition installation and deinstallation, sculpture park and grounds maintenance, capital improvement projects, large-scale event planning, weekly organized critiques, and a variety of artist workshops and lectures.
- Studio Manager
December 2011 to April 2012. Stones on Fifth, New Rochelle, NY
Managed work-flow of artisan stone carving studio, including project scheduling, material orders, and creative input on the design and execution of marble and granite product lines.
- Assistant Artist Intern Coordinator
January 2010 to May 2011. Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
Assisted program coordinator in day-to-day oversight of artist intern program.
- Foundry Shop Monitor
January to May 2009. Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Ensured student safety, proper studio protocol, and general facility and tool maintenance at Alfred University’s nationally accredited foundry.
Summer 2015. Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN. franconia.org
Hot Metal Residency. A four-week residency culminating in the casting, fabrication, and installation of a large scale cast iron sculpture.
Autumn 2013. West Rutland Art Park, West Rutland, VT. westrutlandartpark.com
Participated in the inaugural International Artist Symposium. Assisted artists full-time in the construction and installation of large scale, site specific installation; working primarily with steel fabrication and marble sculpting.
Autumn 2009. Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
Three-month Artist Internship. A thirty hours per week work exchange on 119-acre sculpture park and arts compound in exchange for studio space and exhibition opportunities.
Autumn 2018. Solo Exhibition, Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts, Union College, Schenectady, NY
Summer 2017. Summer Sculpture Trail, Cherry Valley, NY
Summer 2017. NBOSS North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show, North Bennington, VT
July 2015. Sculpture in Open Spaces, Ipswich, MA
February 2015. Nomad. STRIPES Studio, Tannersville, NY
Summer 2014. Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Salem Courthouse, Salem, NY
March 2013. Tierra: Earth, Land, Spirit. STRIPES Studio, Tannersville, NY
August 2012. First Fridays Exhibition Series. The Pember Library & Museum, Granville, NY
July 2012. US/UK Iron Symposium Exhibition. Hunter College, Manhattan, NY
February 2012. SAW/ROTA Exhibition. ROTA Gallery, Plattsburgh, NY
Autumn 2010. Mortise, Column, Tenon. Union College, Schenectady, NY
Summer 2010, 2011 & 2012. Annual North Bennington Art Park Show. North Bennington, VT
Spring 2009. Senior Thesis Exhibition. Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Spring 2008. Annual Best of SUNY Exhibition. University of Albany, Albany, NY
Mr. Softee (2017), The Harwood Hill, Bennington, VT
Pop Mop (2015), Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN
Shuttlecock (2014), SUNY Adirondack, Queensbury, NY
Excelsior (2015), Totem in Aisle 8 (2013), Labor (2012), Salem Art Works, Salem, NY
- Three years’ experience as a teaching assistant for collegiate level sculpture courses.
- Nine years’ metal casting experience with a focus on parted resin-bonded sand molds, ceramic shell, and silicon rubber molds.
- Experienced in building and operation of coke-fired and propane gas furnaces.
- Proficient in metal fabrication techniques including welding, cutting, and finishing.
- Proficient in general carpentry including use of hand and power tools.
- Well versed in Adobe graphics programs including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
- Experienced in curating and coordination of multidisciplinary arts exhibitions.
- Experienced in managing groups of individuals in a multitude of large-scale projects.