BFA Fine Metals, May 2014
4.0 G.P.A. in major
Studied Enameling under James Malenda
Gemological Institute of America
Jewelry Design and Technology Diploma
Staff Artist, The Vermont Studio Center; 2014-2015.
Shop Assistant, German Auto Specialists; 2008 to 2009.
Residencies and Workshops
2014: Vermont Studio Center; Artist in Resident
2013: Haystack School of Craft; Mark Making and Enameling with Helen Carnac
2012: Apprenticed with the “Kiln Design Studio” during the summer of 2012. I learned how to
spin copper forms on a lathe, as well as other forming techniques and furthering my knowledge
2008-2011: Apprenticed with Dawn Bergmaier as a production assistant and also took her
college level courses and received high school credit.
2003-2007: Apprenticed with Kristen Urffer. She taught me the basics and metalsmithing, as
well as helped me learn the finer points of design through critical thinking in regards to my own
Awards and Scholarships
Jacques Ferber Award – Juried Current Students Show at the Main Line Art Center
Gemological Institute of America On-Campus Full Time Scholarship
Philadelphia Museum Craft Show 2012- My furniture was on display with Kutztown University
Philadelphia Museum Craft Show 2013- My enameled decorative tableware was on display with Kutztown University
Berks Guild Craft Show Fall/Spring 2012, 2013 Spring 2014
Thorncraft Equestrian Society Spring Benefit 2013, 2014
Taste of Kutztown Street Fair 2013
The Vermont Studio Center: Gallery II 2015
“Copper In The Arts”; March 2013. Print and Online with video.
“The Reading Eagle” Newspaper; front page of the Lifestyle section in April 2013.