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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
1984-1989 BA International Affairs, American University - Washington, D.C.
1998-2001

MFA Glass/Glass Sculpture, School of American Craft, at Rochester Institute of
Technology - Rochester, NY
Studied under Michael Taylor, Robin Cass and Frantisek Janak


TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Jan 2005 – Present

Artist in Residence, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

2002-2004

Adjunct Professor/Glass, Rochester Institute of Technology Glass Classes-Blowing, Casting, Sculpture
Technician for Glass Studios (Hot and Cold)

1999-2001

Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Rochester Institute of Technology Glass Dept., Glass Classes
Technician for Glass Studios (Hot and Cold)

1999-2001

Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Rochester Institute of Technology 3-D Foundations - Class coverage on a regular basis
Technician for 3-D Shop operations: Wood, Metal. Plaster


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Jan 2005 – Present

Artist in Residence, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

May 05 - June 05 Pilchuck Glass School, Casting shop coordinator

2002-2004

Michael Rogers, Studio Assistant
Fabricating, Assembly, Production Management Installation

April 04- June 04 Pilchuck Glass School, Wood / Metal shop coordinator
April 03- June 03 Pilchuck Glass School, Wood / Metal shop coordinator
April 2002-July 2002 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, W A - Wood, Metal Shop Coordinator
December 2001-March 2002 Rochester Institute of Technology, Resident Artist

August 2001-September 2002

Albert Paley studios, Studio Assistant

April2001-July 2001

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA - Wood, Metal Shop Coordinator

July 2002-February 2002

Phoenix Street Glass, Canandaigua, NY - Glass Blower

April 2000-July 2000

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA - Wood, Metal Shop Coordinator
May 1996-May 1998

SKAB Commerce & Industry, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - Director of Central Shops Direct Supervision of more than 70 employees including interior decorators, upholsterers, cabinetmakers, aluminum technicians, welders. Complete responsibility for all aspects of workshops operations, training, quality control scheduling, procurement and budgeting.

July 1991-May 1996 LBH & Associates, Washington, D.C. - Designer/Project Manager
Worked on and headed several interior design and renovation projects from concept through completion both residential and commercial. Designed and fabricated several fumiture projects from multi-piece commercial installations to one of a kind functional pieces.

EXHIBITIONS
March 2007

ACC Atlanta

February 2007

ACC Baltimore

December 2006

Artrider NY park ave.

November 2006

ACC Charlotte

June 2006 Group show Worcester center for crafts
February 2006 ACC Baltimore
December 2005 Artrider Park Ave.
November 2005 ACC Charlotte
June 2005 Artist in Residence Group Show, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
April 2005 Philidelphia Furniture & Furnishings Show
March 2005 ACC Baltimore
June 2004 Pilchuck Staff  Show - Windows on the World Gallery- Camano Island, WA
June 2003 Pilchuck Staff  Show - Windows on the World Gallery- Camano Island, WA
June 2002 Pilchuck Staff  Show - Windows on the World Gallery- Camano Island, WA
December 2001 Solo Show-Davison Gallery, Roberts Wesleyan College - Rochester, NY
June 2001 Pilchuck Staff  Show - Windows on the World Gallery- Camano Island, WA
April 2001 Graduate Thesis Show - Bevier Gallery RIT - Rochester, NY
March 2001 James Renwick Alliance Auction - Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C
April 2000 Passion Afire Auction - Seattle, WA
March 2000 James Renwick Alliance - Winner, Best in Show - "Windows onto the 21 st Century"
June 2000 Staff Show - Pilchuck Glass School - Stanwood, WA
May 2000 Pilchuck Staff  Show - Windows on the World Gallery- Camano Island, WA
April 2000 Gallerie Marie Baetier - The Vase Project - Rochester, NY
September 1999 Honors Show - Bevier Gallery RIT - Rochester, NY
April 1999 Museum of Luminous Phenomena - Outdoor Light Exhibition - Alfred, NY