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EDUCATION

2023               Fort Hays State University, Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Hays KS

2020               Doane University, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Professional Practices and Ceramics, Crete NE

AWARDS

2023                Outstanding Student Leader of the Year, Student Engagement Awards, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Earl O & Winona M Field Art School Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Graduate Scholarly Experience (GSE) Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

                           Diversity Program of the Year: Figurative Symposium with Joey Quiñones and Jonathan Caballero,

                           Student Engagement Awards, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

1st Place Graduate Art, SACAD, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2nd Place Graduate Art, SACAD, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

3rd Place Graduate Art, SACAD, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Earl O & Winona M Field Art School Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2022                Earl O & Winona M Field Art School Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2021                Graduate Scholarly Experience (GSE) Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Best of Show, Sunflower Biennial, Salina Art Center, Salina KS

2020                Graduate Scholarly and Experience (GSE) Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Earl O & Winona M Field Art School Grant, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

2017                Best 3-Dimensional Work in Show, Student Juried Show, Doane University, Crete NE

SOLO EXHIBITION

2024                Everything Changes, Rall Gallery, Crete, NE

2023                Everything Changes, Nothing Dies, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Fort Hays State

                                University, Hays KS

2020                The Emotional Response, Solo Senior Exhibition, Rall Gallery, Doane University, Crete NE

GROUP EXHIBITION

2023                 Graduate Student Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Hays KS

18th Annual John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day Exhibition (SACAD), Hays, KS

2022                 Iridescence, invitation, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Jana’s Campaign: Sexual and Domestic Violence Awareness, Styles Dance Studios, Hays KS

17th Annual John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day  (SACAD), Hays KS

Fortitude and Persistence (traveling show), Hays Arts Council, Hays KS

Emotions - 2021, virtual exhibition, Gallerium Arts

2021                 Five State Photography Exhibition, Hays Arts Council, Hays KS

harmony + tension, Hays Public Library, Hays KS

Fortitude and Persistence (traveling show), Lincoln KS

FHSU Graduate Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Hays KS

Fortitude and Persistence (traveling show), Prairie Museum of Art and History, Colby KS

MONA Biennial Exhibition, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney NE

Inside The Box, 2021 Installation Workshop Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Hays KS

Summer Art Walk's Graduate Exhibition, Hays Arts Annex, Hays KS

2021 Nebraska Artist Biennial, Gallery 1516, Omaha NE

16th Annual John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day Exhibition (SACAD), Virtual, Hays KS

FHSU Art and Design: Fortitude and Persistence, Hays Arts Council, Hays KS

Sunflower Biennial, Salina Art Center, Salina KS

2020                Connect Exhibition, Virtual, Hays KS

                          Orton Cone Box Show, Virtual, NCECA

2019                Student Juried Show, Rall Gallery, Crete NE

2017                Student Juried Show, Rall Gallery, Crete NE

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2024                Volunteer Director of Programs, The Arts Center at Gray Photography Studio, St. John, KS

                          Invitational Judge, Academic Olympics: Art Category, Pratt Community College, Pratt, KS

2022                Researcher under Judith Schwartz, Museum of Ceramic Art - New York, virtual

Ceramica Clay Club (C3) President (second term), Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Installation Assistant, Human Nature, Shafer Gallery, Barton Community College, Great Bend, KS

Winter-term Residency, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

2021                Ceramica Clay Club (C3) President, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA), Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Assistant Graphic Designer, FHSU Alumni Association, Hays KS

2020                Winter Residency under Linda Ganstrom, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Iron Pouring Assistant, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Virtual Event Designer, FHSU Alumni Association, Hays KS

Teaching Assistant (TA) to Eric Stearns, 3D Design, Doane University, Crete NE

2019                Gallery Installation Assistant, Lauren Baird Exhibition, Rall Gallery, Crete NE

Summer Intern, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE

Fellowship, winter term, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE

Private Instructor, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE

Teaching Assistant (TA) to Eric Stearns, 3D Design, Doane University

2018                 Gallery Installation Assistant, Eric Stearns Exhibition, Rall Gallery, Crete NE

WORKSHOPS CONSTRUCTED

2023                 Handbuilt Functional Ceramics, Ceramica Clay Club, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

2022                Constructing Conceptual Ideas, Hoisington High School, Hoisington KS

Sculpting The Figure, FHSU High School Art Day, Hays KS

2021                Colby Pit Firing Workshop Assistant, Prairie Museum of Art and History, Colby KS

Ceramica Clay Club: Clay Play, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Functional Handbuilding, Ceramica Clay Club Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Solid to Hollow: A Guide to Carving Solid Work, FHSU High School Art Day, Hays KS

2020                 Plaster Body Casting, Doane University, Crete NE

Non-Traditional Apparel, 3D Design, Doane University, Crete NE

2019                 Introductory Ceramics, age 6-15, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE

Animal Painting, LUX Center for the Arts

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2023                Clayton Keyes, Figures and Flowers, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS      

Bede Clarke, Surfacing Workshop, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2022                Joann Quinones and Jonathan Caballero, Figurative Symposium, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Andrea Keys Connell, Hollow Building a Bust: Head, Shoulders, Neck and Face, Virtual Workshop

                    sponsored by Pocosin Arts

Carolyn Mimbs, slip transfer workshop, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

2021                Nan Smith, studio visit, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Marshall Maude, wood fire workshop, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Delvin Goode & John Hamilton III, Tiger Flow workshop, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Jamie Bates Slone, ceramic figurative sculpture workshop, Fort hays State University, Hays KS

Carol Guthro, Print Transfers, virtual

2020                Ted Neal, train kiln wood fire, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Richard James, Figurative Ceramics workshop, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

Justin Zielke, studio visit, Fort Hays State University, Hays KS

2019                Linda Ganstrom, Figurative Perspective workshop, Doane University, Crete NE

Jessica Brandl, ceramics workshop, Doane University, Crete NE

Heather Bryant, printmaking workshop, Doane University, Crete NE

2018                 Karen Kunc, printmaking workshop, Constellation Studios, Lincoln NE

2017                 Karen Kunc, printmaking workshop, Constellation Studios, Lincoln NE

2017                 Matthew Cross, Chiaroscuro workshop, Doane University, Crete NE

PUBLICATION

2022                The Book of Arts, Discover The Artist media & Art Publications Network

2021                Composition 101: Photography, FHSU High School Art Day

                           Lines Journal FHSU

2020                The Doane Owl

COLLECTIONS/COMISSIONS

Mantra Cora, Hays, KS

Joyce Jilg, Hays, KS

Dianna Unrein, Hays, KS

MEMBERSHIP

Fort Hays State University Honors Society

Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

National Council on the Education of the Ceramic Arts

The Ceramic Arts Network

The Ceramic School

Ceramic Clay Club FHSU (C3)

Nebraska Ceramic Artist Guild

American Institute of Graphic Arts, Doane University

COURSES INSTRUCTED

2023                 ART360_FALL: Throwing (Graduate Instructor)

ART260_SPR: Intro to Ceramics (Graduate Instructor) 

2022                 ART260_SPR: Intro to Ceramics (Graduate Assistant)

ART460_SPR: Advanced Ceramics (Graduate Assistant)

ART260_FALL: Intro to Ceramics (Graduate Assistant)

ART460_FALL: Advanced Ceramics (Graduate Assistant)

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