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EDUCATION

2016 – MFA Sculpture – State University of New York at Albany

2013 – BFA Sculpture – Winthrop University- College of Visual and Performing Arts

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017- Present: Full Time Faculty- Rowan Cabarrus Community College

  • Continuous Academic Advising and Degree Planning
  • Member of Faculty Association
  • NASAD Committee Member
  • Consultant to the Salisbury Public Art Committee
  • Member of the Salisbury Public Art Selection Committee
  • Facilitates Student Engagement Outside Contract Hours

2016- 2017: Adjunct Faculty- Rowan Cabarrus Community College

  • Inventoried sculpture facilities
  • Led Interdepartmental S.T.E.M. project
  • Made organizational upgrades to studio spaces

2014-2016: Teaching Assistant- SUNY Albany Department of Fine Art

  • Welding and Foundry classes- Instruction and Safety
  • Intermediate and Advanced Sculpture- Woodshop support

2009-2013: Welding Studio Monitor- Winthrop University- CVPA

  • Safety and Instructional Support
  • Equipment Maintenance

 

 

ASSISTANTSHIPS

August 2013: Studio Assistant- Roxy Paine

  • Studio Facility Repairs
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Metal Finishing Processes
  • Allocation of Sculpture Materials

2009-2013: Studio Assistant – Shaun Cassidy

  • Metal Fabrication and Finishing
  • Artwork Delivery and Installation
  • Rigging and Packing

August 2012: Studio Assistant- Benjamin Wolf

  • Fabrication, Rigging, and Installation of works for 2012 Democratic National Convention. Charlotte, NC.

 

 

COMMISSIONS, AWARDS AND EXHIBITIONS

 

2017: Presenter at NCCC Fine Arts Conference, Sculpture, Salisbury NC

 

2016: RCCC Faculty Exhibition, Clearwater Artist Studios-Concord NC

 

2016: MFA Thesis Exhibition, SUNY Albany Art Museum- Albany NY

 

2015: Albany Center Gallery – Members Exhibition- Albany NY

 

2014: Grandma Moses Public Art Grant- Finalist – Albany NY

 

2012: “Anew” – Sculpture Commission- Winthrop University- Rock Hill SC

 

2012: “The Machine”– Best In Show- Winthrop University Juried Undergraduate Show- Rock Hill SC

 

2011: “Bike Rack”– Commission- City Of Rock Hill, SC

 

2011: “A Repetition of Form”– Commission- Winthrop University- Rock Hill SC

 

2010: “Shell”– Commission- City of Rock Hill, SC- Main Street Sculpture Garden

 

 

 

FABRICATION EXPERIENCE

P.M. Fabrication Inc., Concord NC — Lead Fabricator

Aug 2016 – Jan. 2017

Responsible for welding operations, estimating job costs, and executing fabrication and repair jobs. Worked in conjunction with machinists.

Springer Welding Works, Albany NY — Welder/Fabricator

2015 – 2016

Responsible for mobile welding processes, set up and break down in Port of Albany working aboard cargo vessels. Worked in shop and made repairs / fabricated assemblies.

Warren Adams Contracting, Albany NY — Repair Welder

Winter 2013

Responsible for welding repair on commercial snow removal equipment, with minor mechanical assembly/disassembly. Equipment operation performed when necessary.

 

 

SKILLS

  • Skilled Welder (MIG,TIG,Stick Oxy-Fuel in Steel,Stainless, Aluminum)
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Wood Working (Carving, Fabrication, Fine Art Frame Building)
  • Hand Built and Wheel Thrown Ceramics
  • Rhino 3D Modeling and PLA/ABS 3D Printing
  • Manual Machining
  • HVLP Paint Systems

●  Forklift Certification- CTA Inc.  Charlotte NC : Expires 8/19

  • Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Web Building Platforms