Education


Bachelors of Fine Arts | Fiber and Art History
Kansas City Art Institute
2017

6-Week Study Abroad | Florence, Italy

Studios Art Center International
Summer 2015

1-Week Jacquard Weaving Class
Fondazione Arte Della Seta Lisio
Summer 2015

Experience


Technician and Studio Coordinator
Fiber Department | Kansas City Art Institute
Fall 2017–present

Chef
Ox-Bow School of Art
Summer 2018, 2019

Curator | Missouri Regional Scholastic Exhibition
Scholastic Art and Writing
Spring 2018, 2019, 2020

Commissioned Writer | ¿Que Pasa USA?
Charlotte Street Foundation
Fall 2017

Durwood Intern
Exhibition Design | Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Fall 2016

Curatorial Intern
Architecture, Design, and Decorative Arts
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Fall 2016

Special Projects Work Study
Fiber Department | Kansas City Art Institute
Fall 2014–2017

Writing Tutor
Fiber Department | Disability and Academic Support
Fall 2014–2017

Teaching and Programming


TC2 Jacquard Weaving Workshop
David T. Beals III Studios for Art and Technology
Kansas City Art Institute
Fall 2017

Screen-printing Teaching Assistant
3-day workshop
Continuing Education | Kansas City Art Institute Fall 2017  

Guest Programmer | Mitered-Square Knitting
Saugatuck-Douglas Library
Summer 2017

Guest Programmer |Weaving and Frame Loom Poetry
H&R Block Artspace
Spring 2017

Weaving Teaching Assistant | 1-week workshop
Continuing Education | Kansas City Art Institute
Summer 2015

Awards & Honors


VisionMakers2018 Hogan Award for Art | Craft Dialogue
108 Contemporary
2018

Leroy Neiman Foundation Fellowship
Ox-Bow School of Art
2017

Student Commencement Speaker
Kansas City Art Institute
2017

Selected Speaker Art History Symposium
“Enticing Fortune and Entrapping Evil: Interpreting Coptic Motifs”
Kansas City Art Institute
2017

Annual Meeting Student Scholarship
Friends of Dard Hunter
2016

Merit and Work Scholarship
Ox-Bow School of Art
2016

Karen Gould Award - $1,000 Scholarship
Fiber Department | Kansas City Art Institute
2016

Selected Speaker Art History Symposium
“Lenore Tawney and Magdalena Abakanowicz: Redefining Fiber and Fine Art”
Kansas City Art Institute
2016

Susan Lordi Marker Award of Excellence in Fiber
Fiber Department | Kansas City Art Institute
2016

Exhibition Record 


First Date
G-CADD and Open House
St. Louis, Missouri | Kansas City, Missouri
2019

Fantastic Fibers 2019
Yeiser Art Center
200 Broadway Paducah, KY 42001

VisionMakers2018
108 Contemporary
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Fall 2018

Smoke Before Fire
Ox-Bow School of Art
Saugatuck, Michigan
Summer 2018

Casting Shadows: 2017 Kansas City Art Institute Biennial
H&R Block Artspace
Kansas City, Missouri
Fall 2017

Don’t hate the player
Ox-Bow School of Art
Saugatuck, Michigan
Summer 2017

Behind the Facade, Beneath the Surface
Mid-America Arts Alliance
Kansas City, Missouri
Spring 2017

KCAI BFA Show
H&R Block Artspace
Kansas City, Missouri
Spring 2017

First Cut
KCAI Crossroads Gallery
Kansas City, Missouri
Winter 2017