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Artist Resume


2006-2010 Bethel High School, Bethel Ct

2010-2014 Virginia Wesleyan College

2013 Studied Abroad at FUA, Florence University of the Arts

2012-2014 Two Semester long Glass Blowing classes at the Chrysler Museum Glass Studio in Norfolk, Va

Selected Exhibitions

2012 Exhibition in Fish bowl Gallery at Virginia Wesleyan

2013 Featured in Photo Exhibition in Gonzo Restaurant Gallery in Florence, Italy

2013 Photo in print for FUA Gonza Exhibition Magazine

2013 Photo framed in international studies office at Virginia Wesleyan College

2014 Group Exhibition in Hofhimer gallery at Virginia Wesleyna College

2014 Group Exhibition in the Vestibule of the Chrysler Glass Studio

2014 Exhibition and Award in FishBowl gallery at VWC

2014 work in Peninsula Glass Guild Show Hampton. Va 

2015 [Forthcoming] Solo Exhibition in Vestibule 102 at Chrysler Museum glass studio

Awards & Scholarships

2003 Award for 1st place in Poetry Contest

2003 Award for 3rd place in Essay Contest

2010 Award for painting at the BHS Art show

2010 Award for digital Art at BHS Art show

2010 Award for Principles choice at the BHS Art show

2010-2014 Scholarship to VWC for Art and Academic Achievments

2013 Scholarship to Study Abroad from VWC

2014 Award in FishBowl gallery at VWC Teaching Experience

2007 Teachers Assistant at Parks and Recreation - Bethel Ct

2008-2013 Teachers Assistant at Camp Playland - New Canaan, CT

2009-2010 Student Internship in Elementary Art class - Bethel, CT

2014 Teachers Assistant in Video and Glass class at Chrysler Museum Glass Studio - Norfolk, Va