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Selected Exhibitions

2017

Small Monuments, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL       
Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, NCECA, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR & The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2016

Sense of Place, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL                                                                                      Small Monuments, James May Gallery, Algoma, WI, two person exhibition, October 2016   
Twenty-First San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
Small Favors X, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
5th Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Heuser and Hartmann Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL    
Small Monuments, ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI (solo show)    

2015

River2River Juried Show, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA   
Small Favors X, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2014

22nd Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL   
Small Favors IX, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA        
Twentieth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX    

2013

River 2 River Juried Show, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA  
The Potent Object, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
3rd Annual Workhouse Clay National, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
Small Favors VIII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA        

2012

3rd Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Heuser and Hartmann Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL   

2011

River 2 River Juried Show, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA  
Ephemera, DeLuce Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO    
Magic Dirt, Baron and Ellin Art Galleries, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA    

2010

Soda Salt National V, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT  
30 Small Works, Gallery Up, Rock Hill, SC
Feats of Clay XXIII, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA    

2009

Clay3, Clayspace, Warrenville, IL (Honorable Mention)       
30 Small Works, Gallery Up, Rock Hill, SC (Best in Show)
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa Ciy, IA    

2008

Ceramics Biennial Exhibition, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH   
Soda Salt National IV The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT
Feats Of Clay XXI, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA (Purchase Award)
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA        

2007

Clay on the Wall: 2007 Clay National, Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX     Germans In Mind, Sharpenberg Gallery, Dank-Haus, Chicago, IL    
Forms & Shapes: Inspired by Architecture, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Visual Arts Society of Texas 39th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Denton, TX    
Materials: Hard and Soft, Center for Visual Arts, Denton, TX    

2006

Vessel/Non-Vessel, Freeark Gallery, Riverside Art Center, Riverside, IL   

2005

4th Annual Soda/Salt National, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT   
Carbondale Clay National II, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO    
New Work: Fragments, Departures and Meditations, ArtSpace Collective, Oshkosh, WI

2004
Form Follows Function, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL   
Everyday, Freeark Gallery, Riverside Art Center, Riverside, IL
 

Awards

Purchase Award, 3rd Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Bradley University, Peoria, IL    2012
Tuition Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO    2009
Honorable Mention, Clay3, Clayspace, Warrenville, IL
Best in Show, 30 Small Works, Gallery Up, Rock Hill, SC
Purchase Award, Feats of Clay XXI, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA    2008
CAAP Grant, Chicago Artists Assistance Program Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs    1998
Vreeland Award, University of Nebraska, College of Fine and Performing Arts    1995
Trickey Scholarship, University of Nebraska, Department of Art and Art History    1994
Juror Award, San Diego Art Institute 40th Annual National Juried Exhibition
 

Education
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, MFA    1995
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, BFA    1992