Stover Ceramics, Philadelphia, PA Maker and Seller of Custom Ceramics 2/2015- present
This past year I started a full-time business with my ceramics. I have been selling at various Craft Markets around the city and currently have my work in 2 stores in Philadelphia. Future shows are lined up for 2016 as well as sell directly from my website and Etsy.
The Haverford School, Haverford, PA Substitute Teacher grades PreK-5, Art Substitute grades 6-12, 9/2015-present
Long term substitute teacher for Art K-3 in 2015/16 as well as Kindergarten 2017/18. Substitute throughout the lower school in all subjects and grades PreK- 5. Art Department substitute for grades 6-12.
Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, PA Art Department Substitute Teacher, 9/2015- present
Substitute Teacher for the whole Art Department in the Upper and Lower schools, grades 6-12. Most regularly Middle School general art and High School Painting, Sculpture and Ceramics.
Work Exchange, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA 1/2016-present
As a work exchange at The Clay Studio I contribute 40 hours a month to the general functions and processes of the Gallery, Shop, Studio School and the Community Outreach Claymobile. This program trains me in the inner workings of a multifaceted community studio and school as well as the operations of a uniquely ceramics-based gallery.
Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA Ceramics Art Teacher, Camp Counselor 8/2015- present
Currently teach a weekly adult ceramics and wheel throwing class. In the past, I taught ages 7-12 Art in Nature projects and direct studies of wheel throwing, glazing and general pottery techniques.
GALLERY & JURIED SHOWS
Doyelstown Art Festival, September 2016
Poconos State Craft Fair Featured Artist, August 2016
Antique Car Show & Craft Fair, Philadelphia, PA July 2016
West Elm Featured Local Artist Pop-Up, Philadelphia, PA July 2016
Manayunk Arts Festival, Emerging Artist, Philadelphia, PA June 2016
Max Burton Studio Summer Art Opener, Long Beach Island, NJ June-July 2016
Historic District, Craft Phila, Featured Artist, Philadelphia, PA May 2016
Art Star Spring Fair, Philadelphia, PA May 2016
The Clay Studio, Small Favors Show, Philadelphia, PA May June 2016
The Crafted Cup at Meadowsweet, Philadelphia, PA March, 2016
New Jersey Clay College, 22 Shades of Clay, Millville, NJ January 2016
The Clay Studio, Community Show, Philadelphia, PA January 2016
Crafty Balboa, Philadelphia, PA November 2015
East Falls Autumn Fest, Philadelphia, PA October 2015
Historic District Craft Phila, Featured Artist, Philadelphia, PA October 2015
Art Star 2nd St. Craft Bazar, Philadelphia, PA August 2015
Antique Car Show Craft Fair, Philadelphia, PA July 2015
Poconos State Craft Fair Featured Artist in Promotional Materials Print and Online, Summer 2016
Philadelphia Weekly 5.19-5.25 Issue, Featured Artist in Craft Phila Show Article with Interviewed short bio and full color image of work. Print, Spring 2016
Craft Phila’s Featured Artist in Promotional Materials. Online, Spring 2016
Craft Phila’s Featured Artist Online, Fall 2015
Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 2005-2009
Major in American and New England Studies
dual concentration in Sociology and Gender Studies
Minor in Fine Arts
Study Abroad in Prague, CZ, Fall 2007
Study of Czech history, language, culture and art
Penland School of Crafts, Spruce Pine, NC, Fall 2009
8 wk Concentration in Wood-Fired Ceramics with Tara Wilson
BARCC: Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, Bosotn, MA 2006-2009
Certified Rape Crisis Counselor and Public Educator
I was a certified Rape Crisis Counselor and Public educator for the Rape Crisis Center of Boston, MA. I gave lectures, lessons and did corporate events on sexual harassment, myths and facts of rape and rape culture and community outreach events for the Center.