Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, 2009
Honor Student

Duke University, Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude), Visual Arts and Spanish & European Studies, 1999
Graduation with Distinction in Visual Arts, Dean’s List with Distinction


Vagabond Time Killers (upcoming), The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

IN:SITE, Century House Historical Society, Rosendale, NY
RISCA Fellowship Exhibition, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

Sustenance, Ghost Town, Telluride, CO
Deep End, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Aftershock: Sampling Impact, with Shura Baryshnikov, Brown University, Providence, RI
NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Memorial Hall Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI
RISD Biennial Faculty Exhibition, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI

Tink's House, Los Angeles, CA
Formed, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, CT

Breaking Even, solo exhibition curated by Ian Alden Russell, David Winton Bell Gallery / Cohen Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

Return to Rattlesnake Mountain, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Wanted Design (with Eduardo Benamor Duarte), The Tunnel at Terminal Stores, New York, NY

VICINITY, Keeseh Studio, Providence, RI
On and Off the Wall, Imago Gallery, Warren, RI
RISD Faculty Biennial Exhibition, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
Benefit Exhibition for The Wassaic Project, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Ceramic Art, Contemporary Urban Centre, Liverpool, United Kingdom

13 by Seven at Islington Mill, NICE Festival, Manchester, United Kingdom
The Solitude of Good Company, Museum of International Ceramic Art–Grimmerhus, Middelfart, Denmark
Project Network, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

The Wassaic Project Summer Festival, Wassaic, NY
RISD Graduate Ceramics Exhibition, Imago Gallery, Warren, RI
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
One Nation (Under God?), Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
Dwelling Places, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence RI

Featured Artist, Welcome dinner for President John Maeda, RISD, Providence, RI
RISD Ceramics Department Biennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence RI
Resident Artist Exhibition, Global Arts Village, New Delhi, India
Gallery Objet, Kitakyushu, Japan
Gallery WALD, Fukuoka, Japan
Honors Thesis Exhibition, Bivins Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC


Project Consultant & Fabrication Assistant, Sameer Farooq, Toronto, Canada

Commission, Tula Plants & Design, Brooklyn, NY

Project Consultant, Wafaa Bilal, New York, NY
Graduate Thesis Advisor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2014 & 2015
Faculty, RISD, Mindful Making in Japan (a four-week study abroad course in Nara Prefecture, Japan)

Faculty, RISD Continuing Education, Ceramics Studio: The Cup,
Studio Assistant, Eduardo Benamor Duarte (architect & designer), New York, NY
Mindfulness Educator, RISD, Spatial Dynamics

Faculty, RISD, Mindful Making: Contemplative Practice & Creativity in Clay
Independent Study Tutor, RISD
Mindfulness Educator, RISD
Studio Assistant, Lawrence Bush (ceramic artist), Providence, RI

Studio Assistant, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

Teaching Assistant, RISD, Clay in Context (taught by Larry Bush)

Interpreter and Teaching Assistant, RISD, Japan: Workspace/Dreamspace (a six-week travel & studio course in Nara Prefecture, Japan, taught by Larry Bush)
Instructor of Record, RISD, Wheel Pottery

Teaching Assistant, RISD, Ceramic Sculpture (taught by Linda Sormin)

2006 & 2008
Staff Manager, Yoga Teacher Training Program, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Lenox, MA

Certified Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Kripalu Center, and independently

Apprentice, Tozangama Ceramics Studio, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

English Teacher, Japan Exchange & Teaching Program, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


Artist-in-Residence, ID Pool, Vista Alegre Atlantis, Ílhavo, Portugal

Alternate, Bemis Center Artist-in-Residence Program, Future of Food, Fall 2015, Omaha, NE
Performer/Contributing ArtistThinking the Earth, ISES, Brown University, Providence, RI

Juror, Visual Arts Department Annual Student Exhibition, Brown University, Providence, RI
Participant, Contemplative Pedagogy Workshop, Brown University, Providence, RI
Visiting Artist, Department of Jewelry + Metalsmithing, RISD, Providence, RI

Artist-in-Residence, Studio La Grane, Puycelci, France
Artist Talk, The Wassaic Project Summer Festival, Wassaic, NY
Guest Critic, RISD, Spatial Dynamics, Division of Foundation Studies, Providence, RI

Guest Critic, RISD, Spatial Dynamics, Division of Foundation Studies, Providence, RI
Contemplative Education Group, RISD, Providence, RI
Dancer, An Arcade Project, Providence, RI
Performer, Mercy Brown and the Devil’s Footprint, Providence, RI

Visiting Artist, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, United Kingdom
Project Network Residency, Guldagergaard ICRC, Skaelskor, Denmark
Founding Member, 13 by Seven (international artist collective)

Dancer, Mandala by Maureen Fleming, Brown Festival of Dance, Brown University, Providence, RI & La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival Benefit honoring Harvey Lichtenstein and Deborah Jowitt, New York, NY

Guest Critic, RISD, Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI

Artist-in-Residence, Global Arts Village, New Delhi, India


2016                 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship in New Genres

2015                 Paddy Johnson, “Gloom, Doom, and Glory at the Wassaic Project,”, June 18, 2015

2013                 Cate McQuaid, “An Installation with an Arresting Presence,” The Boston Globe, July 3, 2013

                         Bill Van Siclen, “Displaying the Fruits—and vegetables—of Her Labor,“ Providence Journal, June 16, 2013

2012                 Linda Marston-Reid, “Wassaic Project Summer Exhibit a Must-See,”, June 21, 2012

2010                 Danmarks Nationalbanks Jumilæumsfond (artist grant), Denmark                         

                         Ceramic ReviewThe International Magazine of Ceramic Art and Craft, Jul/Aug 2010

2007–2009    Graduate Fellowship & Assistantship, RISD, Providence, RI

1995–1999      Endowed Scholarship, Duke University, Durham, NC