CV
 

Work Experience

2020     Art Instructor at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, Salisbury, NC
 

2019     Studio Assistant for Judy Pfaff at Judy Pfaff Studios, Tivoli, NY

2018     Teaching assistant, instructor of record at State University of New York at  New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2017     Art instructor for Thomasville Center for the Arts summer camp, Thomasville, GA
 

Education

 

2019     MFA. State University of New York at New Paltz. Sculpture. New Paltz, NY

 

2016     BFA. Florida State University. Studio Art. Art history minor. Tallahassee, FL

 

Internships

 

2017     State University of New York at New Paltz sculpture department student-teacher intern, New Paltz, NY

 

2016     Judy Pfaff Studio. Prepare for up and coming fall shows, de-install at CR10 Gallery, and prepare materials for Judy Pfaff. Tivoli, NY                                                           

Residencies
 

2019     Artist in Residence for Mineral House Media, digital. 
 

2017     Teaching Artist in Residency for Studio 209, Thomasville, GA

 

Volunteer

2020     COVID-19 Mask making. About 200 masks sewn. Coral Springs, FL

 

2017     Habitats for Artists installation. Woodstock, NY

 

2014     Lady Bits Fundraiser. Creator of craft fundraiser  for Florida State Women StudentUnion. Proceeds went to Rape Awareness Week, 
             Tallahassee, FL

 

2013     Asian American Student Union. Designed event flyers. Tallahassee, FL

 

Honor, Awards, and Prizes

 

2018     First place in the Sculpture Space Sculpture Jam. A collaboration with Emily Puthoff,  Maxine Leu, and Joseph Katou. Utica, NY

 

2016     Recipient, FSU Art Exceptional Opportunity Award: Ben Bivins and Elece Harrison, Tallahassee, FL

 

2015     Student design chosen to remodel section of store, SHQ The Vault, Tallahassee, FL

 

2014     Guest speaker for Florida State University's Rape Awareness Week, Florida State University’s Woman Student Union, Tallahassee, FL

 

2012     Recipient, Marlene Methelis Memorial Scholarship, Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

             Recipient, Scholastic Art Awards, Fort Lauderdale, FL

 

             Nominee, Broward Silver Knight Award, Miami, FL

 

             Winner, Mural Artist, J.P. Taravella High School, Coral Springs, FL

 

2011     Winner, La Rondine, Student Cover Artist, Florida Grand Opera, FL

 

             Winner, Luisa Fernanda, Student Cover Artist, Florida Grand Opera, FL

 

             Winner, Rigoletto, Student Cover Artist, Florida Grand Opera, FL

 

             Winner, Romeo and Juliet, Student Cover Artist, Florida Grand Opera, FL

 

Exhibition

 

2019     2019 Group Residency Exhibition, Fluorescent Gallery, Knoxville, TN

            "Listen to them.", Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

             Now: Press Play, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

             Outside the Lines, Mildred I. Washington Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY

2018     Open Studio Tour Preview Show, the Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY

 

             Ultra Violet, The Rotunda, New Paltz, NY

 

2017     Human Rights Hope and Change Pop Up, Salon Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

 

             Can't Believe It's Not Paint!, Phyllis Strauss Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

 

             The Goddess Lounge, SOUP Experimental, Tallahassee, FL

 

             Due South, Studio 209, Thomasville, GA

 

             Beauty and the Biotch, Olgesby Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

 

2016     Made In Florida Thesis Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

 

             BFA Advancement, Phyllis Strauss Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

 

             Experimental Drawing: Kafka, Fine Arts Building, Tallahassee, FL

 

2015     FLAUNT!, Thomasville Center for the Arts, Thomasville, GA

 

2014     Drawing II '14, The Plant, Tallahassee, GA

 

            Tallahassee Art Invitational, Phyllis Strauss, Tallahassee, FL

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2016     Sharpened Lines, The Plant, Tallahassee, FL   

 

Publication

2019    Laurels & Bells, Issue 1, Ellie Lamothe
            https://ellielamothe.wixsite.com/laurelsandbells/issue1

            The Jade Plant Project, Issue 4, Danielle Owensby
            http://www.danielle-deo-owensby.com/the-jade-plant-project

            A5 Zine, #27, United Kingdom

 
2017     3 Pieces You Must See at the “FSU Beauty and the Biotch Exhibition”, Anacarla Sanchez
             https://www.hercampus.com/school/fsu/3-pieces-you-must-see-fsu-beauty-and-biotch-exhibit

 

2016     Made In Florida, Clear Creek Press, Edition of 100 Exhibition Catalogs, November, Tallahassee, FL

 

2011     Florida Grand Opera Guide (4 times)

 

Curating

 

2018    Intro to Sculpture, The Rotunda, New Paltz, NY

 

            What’s Next? Group curation at Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY
 

Special Skills

 

Fluent in Spanish

Mig welding

Basic foundry, primarily aluminum and copper

Understanding of wood tools

Model building

Fire-breathing

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