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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2011- 2015         Bachelor of Fine Art with Distinction (Glass & Mixed Media), Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB

 

2013                    Rhode Island School of Design, International Exchange Program, Glass Program, Providence, Rhode Island, USA 

2002-2007          Bachelor of Education with Distinction (Art, French & Physical Education), University of Alberta, Edmonton


        

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

2019                  Contestant on Season One: Blown Away, Glassblowing TV Show, Netflix & Marble Media
                           Glassblowing Assistant at Amokura Glass Studio, Rotorua, New Zealand


2018                  Glassblowing Assistant at Amokura Glass Studio, Rotorua, New Zealand
                           Resident Artist at the Museum of Ancient Glass, Zadar, Croatia
                           Artist Assistant to Tony Dunne & Fiona Raby at Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, USA
                           Production Glassblower & Coldworker at Lava Glass, Taupo, New Zealand

2017                   Glassblower & Coldworker, Lava Glass, Taupo, New Zealand

                            Artist and Event Coordinator, Smash Art Painting Events, Edmonton, AB
                            Glassblowing Assistant to Cory Porterfield, Norm’s Garage Glass Studio, Calgary, AB
                            Glassblowing Assistant to David Blankenstyn, Okotoks Hot Glass Studio, Okotoks, AB

2016                    Artist and Event Coordinator, Smash Art Painting Events, Edmonton, AB  
                            Studio Technician & Glassblowing Assistant to Julia Reimer & Tyler Rock, Firebrand Glass Studio, Black Diamond, AB
                            Artist Assistant to Darren Petersen, Sparrow Glassworks, Red Deer, AB
                                
2015                    Production Manager at ChoChoMa Glass Studios, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
                             Glassblowing Assistant to Julia Reimer & Tyler Rock, Firebrand Studio

                                

2014                    Glassblowing Assistant to Beekingdom Glass Collective, Calgary, AB
                             Artist Assistant to Robert Lewis, Glass Artist, Calgary, AB

2013                    Glassblower at Bocci Design Company, Vancouver, BC

                             Artist Assistant to Robert Lewis, Glass Artist

2012                    Artist Assistant to Robert Lewis, Glass Artist

2011                    Bilingual Art Educator, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
                             Art Instructor, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
                             Art Instructor, Alberta Health Services’ Youth Drug Rehabilitation Program, Edmonton, AB

2009-2011         Teacher (Art, Design & French), Edmonton Catholic School District           

                            Teacher (Art, Design & French), Edmonton Public School District
                            Teacher (Art, Design & French), Black Gold Regional Schools, Alberta

                   
2007-2009         Art Program Coordinator & Teacher, Youth With a Mission, Aalesund, Norway

EXHIBITIONS
 

2019                   Museo Del Vetro, Site-specific glass installation for the Museum of Glass garden, Murano, Italy

                            Coming Up Next, Alberta Craft Council: Alberta Craft Gallery in Calgary & Edmonton Discovery Gallery in Edmonton, Canada
                            Blown Away: Glassblowing Comes to Netflix, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA
                            The Colab Members Show, New Zealand Society of Artists in Glass & Auglass Conference, Whanganui, New Zealand


2018                   Young & Loving. S12 Gallery, Bergen, Norway

2017-2018         Young Glass 2017. Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (Denmark), The Glass Factory (Sweden), & The National Glass Center (Sunderland, UK)

 

2016                   Etsy At Glenbow. Glenbow Museum Shop. Calgary, AB

2015                   Graduation Show. Alberta College of Art & Design. Calgary, AB

 

2014                   Glass Students Year End Exhibition. Alberta College of Art & Design.
                           Glass Arts Society (GAS) International Student Online Exhibition Juried Selection. Honorable Mention.
                           <http://issuu.com/glassartsociety/docs/2014_int_l_student_online_exhibit_c/1>
 

2013                  5D: Conversations in the Material and Immaterial. Alberta College of Art & Design, School of Craft and Emerging Media

2011-2014        Show and Sale. Main Mall, Alberta College of Art and Design

2011-2012        Administration Art Exhibition. Administration Area, Alberta College of Art & Design

2010                  Artist as Teacher, Teacher as Artist. Education Gallery, Singhmar Center for Art Education, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

 


RESIDENCIES

2019                  Pilchuck Glass School/Autonomy Residency Program, Site-specific Installation for the Museo Del Vetro, Murano, Italy   
    

HONORS

2017                  Young Glass 2017 – Exhibition nominee and acceptance into 2nd round of competition, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark
                           Alberta Foundation for the Arts -Visual Arts & New Media Individual Project Grant, Canada
                           Calgary Arts Development Opportunity Grant, Calgary, AB.
                           Pilchuck Glass School Partnership Scholarship, GAAC - Glass Art Association of Canada.
                           Pichuck Glass School Full Scholarship Recipient, Stanwood, WA, USA.

2015                  ACAD Board of Governors’ Award for Glass, Alberta College of Art & Design
 

2014                  Tyler Stanford Perrott Innovative Projects Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design

                           Barbara + John Poole Family Scholarship Fund, Alberta College of Art & Design

                           Ignac + Karla Herskovic Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design

                           Pilchuck Glass Partner Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design
                           Mobility + Exchange Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design

2013                   Student Travel Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada

2012                   Student Travel Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design
                            Louise McKinney Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design
                            First Year Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design

2011                   Student Travel Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design                      
                            Emerging Artist Scholarship, Red Deer College Summer Series, AB, Canada
                            Glass Student Endowment Fund, Alberta College of Art & Design 
                            Advanced Standing Entrance Scholarship, Alberta College of Art & Design

 

LECTURES

2011                   Visual Literacy and Visual Thinking Skills. Greater Edmonton Teacher’s Conference Association, Art Gallery of Alberta,
                           Edmonton, Canada. Workshop Speaker.
 

PUBLICATIONS

2017                   GAAC - Glass Art Association of Canada February Member Interview. Web published.
                            < http://www.glassartcanada.ca/public/news/index/category/GAAC%20Programs>
 

2014                   Nuit Blanche Calgary. Critical Essay. Web published.


 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2017                  Transcoding Glass, Glassblowing, Hot Casting, Kiln Forming, Graphic Programming, Interactive Video & Sound with Noisefold,
                           Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, USA

2014                   All You Need to Know of the Mold, Melted Glass and Its Processes. Kilnworking & Coldworking with Frantisek Janak.
                           Glass Art Center (Cesty Sklaways of Glass), Sazava, Czech Republic

                            Plasma Neon: Interactive Light. Experimenting with hot glass, flameworking & plasma neon, with Patrick Collentine.
                            Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

 

2013                   Workshop with Jin Hongo. Glassblowing Techniques, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada

                            Workshop with Janice Vitkovsky. Murrini with Bullseye, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada

                            Workshop with Scott Darlington. Sculpting with Hot Glass. Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada

                            Gone Bowling. Venetian Cane & Bowls with Nancy Callan and Katherine Gray, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pennsylvania, USA
        
2012                    Sculpting with Glass. Sculpting and Assembling Hot Glass with Rik Allen & Shelley Muzylowski Allen,
                             Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, USA

                             Advanced Glass Blowing for Beginners. Glassblowing Technique with Jeff Holmwood, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada

                             Workshop with John Brekke. Glass Graal formation and engraving, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary, Canada

2011                    Workshop with Robert Lewis. Red Deer College Summer Series, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada

                             Advanced Glass Blowing for Beginners. Glassblowing Technique with Jeff Holmwood, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada

2010                    Advanced Glass Blowing for Beginners. Glassblowing Technique with Jeff Holmwood, Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada



OTHER SKILLS
 

7 years Glass Coldworking Experience