Resume/CV

Selected Professional Experience

2017 – Founder, Owner and Operator – Ghost Pepper Glass, Inc.

2015-2017 – Project Employee – Corning Museum of Glass

2015-2016 – Glass Blower – Dallas Glass Art/Carlyn Ray Designs

2014 – Tech Apprentice/Instructor – Pittsburgh Glass Center

2013 – Teaching Assistant to Tom Rowney – Pilchuck Glass School

Teaching Assistant to Gabriella Bisetto – Pilchuck Glass School

Poleturners’ Union Centerpiece Production Team – Pilchuck Glass School

2011-2012 – Glass Design Associate – JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design

 

Education Experience

2008-2010 – Illinois State University Undergradute Glass Program

Unclassified Student (Non-Degree Seeking)

2006-2010 – University of Illinois Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Music (Ethnomusicology)

Bachelor of Science (Media Studies) 

 

Workshops

2014 – Lino Tagliapietra – The Pittsburgh Glass Center

Adam Holtzinger + Nate Cotterman – “Goblets, The Essence” – Pittsburgh Glass Center

2012 – Lino Tagliapietra – The Canberra Glassworks

Tom Moore – “Character Driven” – JamFactory

Tom Rowney – “ Cups with Cane” – JamFactory

Andrew Baldwin – JamFactory

2011 – Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz – “A Foundation for Success” – JamFactory

Andrew Baldwin – JamFactory

Tom Rowney – “ Cups with Cane” – JamFactory

Ben Edols & Kathy Elliot – JamFactory

2010 – Marc Petrovic & Ross Richmond – Penland School of Craft

Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen & Jasen Johnsen – The Studio @ CmoG

Nick Mount – “Form & Color” – The Studio @ CmoG

Tom Moore – “Small, Fast & Funny” – Pilchuck Glass School

2009 – Tom Rowney – “Cups with Cane” – Pilchuck Glass School

Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski-Allen – Pilchuck Glass School

2008 – Matt Urban – Chicago Hot Glass

Cork Marcheschi – “Illuminating the Process” – Pilchuck Glass School

Gabriella Bisetto – “Working ‘round with Glass – Pilchuck Glass School

 

Exhibitions/Commissions

2019 – Artworks Gallery – Austin, TX

2016 – “Constellation” – 1000 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

2015 – 3D@MCG – Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2013 – Sculpture For Sight – Adelaide, SA

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize Finalist – South Australian Museum, Adelaide, SA

2012 – Generate ’12 – JamFactory Gallery One, Adelaide, SA

2011 – Generate ’11 – South Coast Regional Art Centre, Goolwa, SA

Generate ’11 – JamFactory Gallery One, Adelaide, SA

Premier Food Awards – Convention Centre, Adelaide, SA

Premier Food Awards Commission

2010 – Martinis for Marcfirst – Station 220, Normal, IL

Illinois State University Show – Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Media & Publications

2012 – Marmalade – Issue No. 1 – “Looking Back, Looking Forward”

The Advertiser – THU 20 DEC 2012 – “Blow-in Shapes Up” by Louise Nunn

“From Fire” – Short Film Documentary Directed by Robert Domanski

2011 – Generate 2011 – Exhibition Catalog

SA Life – Dec 2011/Jan 2012 Volume 9, #1 – “Jampacked” by Lance Campbell

Adelaide Matters – Issue 141 December 2011 – “On Reflection”

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