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Education

2009   B.S. Biology, Southern Connecticut State University

2011   B.S. Studio Art- Concentration Sculpture, Southern Connecticut   State University

Professional Experience

2012-present Exhibitions Coordinator and Registrar,  Yale School of Architecture Gallery, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT.  Responsible for the coordination of the exhibitions production, including managing the installation team, maintaining the office and shop space, maintaining inventory of on site and off site storage, coordinating shipping and receiving of artwork and materials, overseeing in the fabrication of exhibition materials, scheduling of the guards, development forms for accessions, working closely with the director, students, and guest curators to incorporate design into production along with hands on exhibition construction and development, and also working closely with Manuscripts and Archives to acquire and safely store accessions of artwork related to the exhibitions.  As Registrar I am responsible for the inspection and data collection of artworks originating here and on loan to the gallery, producing condition reports or maintaining the files accompanying the artworks on loan.

2011-2012 Acting Exhibitions Coordinator, Yale School of Architecture Gallery, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT.   Responsible for the coordination of the exhibitions production, including managing the installation team, maintaining the office and shop space, maintaining inventory of on site and off site storage, coordinating shipping and receiving of artwork and materials.

2011 Conservator, ConservArt, Hamden, CT.  Monument and sculpture conservation using techniques such as wax removal and application, cement and epoxy injections, patina applications and cleaning for stone and metals, primarily zinc and bronze.

2007-2011 Museum Technician, Yale Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT.   Responsibilities include receiving, unpacking, packing and shipping of artwork and materials, painting, fabrication of mounting hardware, acquisition of materials, installation of artworks and ephemeral, cleaning and organizing of installation equipment and environment, as well as working closely with the registrar while condition reports were conducted.

2010-2011 University Assistant, Sculpture Lab, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT.

2010 Steel Forging, Steel Fabrication, Erich Davis Aesthetics, Hamden, CT.

2010 Artist’s Assistant for Robert Taplin.  Sanding and finishing of plastic casts.

2010 Artist’s Assistant for Erich Davis.  Furniture construction, sanding, finishing, and metal work.

2008-2010 Student Worker, Sculpture Lab, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

2009 Artist Assistant for Stefanie Nagorka.  Built/ installed masonry sculpture for “World’s Away” exhibition at Yale Architecture Gallery, New Haven, CT.

2009 Rehabilitator, Smallcorp, Assisted in the Rehabilitation and Conservation of the Bronze cabinetry at the Beineke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library, Yale.

2008 Volunteer, Peabody Museum, Volunteer, Preparation of avian skins for educational studies.

2005-2006 Restorations, Lyric Hall, New Haven, CT.  Antique restorations, gilding, rebuilding and refinishing of cabinetry and frames.

2001-2003 Zookeeper, Predator Section, Beardsley Zoological Gardens, Bridgeport, CT.

Awards and Recognitions

February 2011 Nomination for the International Sculpture Center’s 2011 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.

May 2010 Olaf Zeidenberg Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sculpture.

May 2010 Folio Art, Second Place.

Solo Exhibitions

12/2008 Earl Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT.

10/2011 CWOS, New Haven, CT.

Group Exhibitions

2010 SCSU Ceramics Gallery, Earl Hall, New Haven, CT.

2010 Earl Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT.

2011 House Interpreted Pardee –Morris House, New Haven, CT.

2011 CWOS Festival Exhibition, New Haven, CT.

2012 Local Builders: An Anthology of Connecticut Sculptors, West
Cove Gallery, West Haven, CT.

2012 House ReInterpreted Pardee-Morris House, New Haven, CT.

2013 No Hope,  Salon 1522, Philadelphia, PA

2013 SHOW Pardee–Morris House, New Haven, CT.

2015

2015 Open Studios, Caldera Arts Center, Sisters, OR

Projects

2013 Silkscreens for the cover of Ephemeroptera: 3rd Edition, limited print of 50.