2013-Present Northern Illinois University- DeKalb, IL Master of Fine Arts Candidate
2010-2013 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Ceramics Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
2007-2010 Associates Degree Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
2015 “Vicinity”- Norris Gallery, St. Charles Peter Olson, Assistant Director of NIU Art Museum.
2013 “Distorted”- Arterie Fine Arts Nelson Ghorbanian, Critique of Artwork
“Rejuvenate” – FIRE Art Studios &Gallery Adrienne Rosen, Professor at Meramec Community College
“Introspect” – FIRE Art Studios & Gallery Joanna Pinsky, Painter
“Feel” – FIRE Art Studios & Gallery Teresa Parker, Professor at Fine Arts Benedictine University
2nd Juried Spring Student Exhibition Christopher Cannon, Teachers at College of DuPage and Illinois Institute of Art
2015 “Zoetrope”- Gallery 215, DeKalb IL. Featuring Korkut Akacik.
2013 “Underwater”- July 22nd - 27th, Fire Arts and Gallery- Naperville, IL
2013 Prelude- Gallery 215 Dekalb, IL.
Emerging Artists – Morpho Gallery, Chicago IL.
2012 Art @ the Café – Elmhurst College
Spring Capstone – Elmhurst College group B.A /B.F.A. Show
10th annual Elmhurst College Research and Performance Showcase
ArtNight- Springhill Suites, Elmhurst, IL.
2011 ArtNight- Springhill Suites, Elmhurst, IL.
The Nature Project- Brickton Art Center, IL.
2007 Monmouth College Student Art Show
2016 "Kishwaukee College Art Faculty Show"- Kishwaukee Art Gallery, Malta, IL.
2015 “At the Back Yard”-THE FRANKLIN, Chicago IL.
“11th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition”-Elmhurst, IL.
2014 “10th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition” – Elmhurst College, IL.
“8th Annual Paradise Pour”- Columbus, Indiana. Curated by David Kadelec
“A Home for Joe”- Fawick Gallery, Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio.
“Traces of Life”- Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, IL.
“Practice+Process”- Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, IL. Featuring Allen Moore.
2013 “Ninth Annual 2013-14 Alumni Art Exhibition” Elmhurst College, IL.
DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3D ArtShow, DuPage IL.
2012 DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3D ArtShow, DuPage IL.
2011 DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3D ArtShow, DuPage IL.
2015 Lester K. Smith Scholarship, Northern Illinois University
2014 Jonathan Ryan Lee Scholarship, Northern Illinois University
2014 1st Place Annual Juried (Sergio Gomez) Blick arts materials ARS NOVA Exhibition at Jack Olsen Gallery, DeKalb, IL
2013 Graduate Student Assistantship Scholarship, N.I.U.
2013 1st Place FIRE Art Studios & Gallery – ‘Feel’, Naperville, IL
2012 2nd Place College Students – DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3D Show, DuPage, IL
2012 Honorable Mention – 1stJuried Spring Student Exhibition, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
2011 1st Place College Student -DuPage Invitational Sculpture and 3D Show, DuPage, IL
2009 1st Place – Dragon Competition at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
2009 Fan Favorite – Dragon Competition at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL
2007 Honorable Mention – Monmouth College student Art Show
2016 Instructor of record, ART 212 (3D Foundations) at Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL.
Art Teacher, Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors, Geneva, IL.
Juried "High school Invatational"- Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
2015-2016 Instructor of Record, ART 103 (3D Foundations) at Northern Illinois University
Visiting Artist at Long Beach Elementary School
2014 "Professional Practices" seminar with Allen Moore and Ian Welch, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL.
"Extra Crit Fridays" opportunity for art students with Ian Welch, N.I.U., DeKalb, IL.
2013-2016 Art Dept. T.A. for Advanced Ceramics at NIU
North Central Junior Conference- Visiting Artist Talk/Demo
2011 Assistant Art Teacher- Maine West High School, Des Plaines, IL
2015 Graduate Representative on the Foundations Advisory Committee at N.I.U.
2013 Member and Treasure (2014-Present) of Graduate Arts Association
Member and Treasure (2014-Present) of Ceramics Arts Organization
Marijo and Manny Bustos
Macol and Jose Cerda
Elmhurst College Student Collection
April and Dustan Creech
Carol and Charles Gurke
Edra Soto and Dan Sullivan