Education

2010     MFA, Jewelry/Metalsmithing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX      

2007     BFA, Visual Studies (art education) cum laude, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2005     Summer Courses, Experimental and Advanced Problems in Painting, Study Abroad, Florence, Italy

 

Professional Experience

2016-    Studio Manager and Professor of Metals: Foundations I ⅈ Metals 1000 and 2000

present    (BFA); Lost Wax Casting, Advanced Metal Studio Projects, Basic Metal Skills 1 and 2, Etching on Metal, Stone Setting (community)

            Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

 

2011-    Co-director and Resident Artist

2017      Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

            Curator: Intersecting Boundaries: works by Kat Cole, Sarah Holden, Tova Lund, and Renee Zettle-Sterling

            Adorned Spaces at SNAG New Orleans

 

Exhibitions

2018       Refined; Reavley Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX; Juror: Perry A. Price

VisionMakers 2018; 108 Contemporary, Tulsa, OK; Juror: Emily Zibler

Not-So-Lone Star Studios: A Gathering of Texas Makers; Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, TX

Fifth Annual Artspace 111 Regional Juried Exhibition; Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX; Juror: Christina Rees

Objects of Protection; MADE 2018 SNAG Conference, Portland OR

Red Dot; Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX

Women’s Works; Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

2017       Craft Action: Genre Bending; Media Lounge, New York, NY; Curators: Marilyn Zapf and Gupta Wiggers

               Handcrafted 2017; Maria V, Howard Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC

               Crossing Borders: Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

               Critical Mass; Russell Hill Rodgers Gallery, The Southwest School of Art, San Antonio< TX

               Interconnectedness; Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2016      Spirit and Matter; Jung Center, Houston, TX; Juror: Andy Cooperman

 Mélange: New works by Annie Pennington, Jillian Palone and Sarah T. Roberts; Clamp Light Artist Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 One-Night Stand; The Lullwood Group, San Antonio, TX

 Exhibition in Motion; SNAG Conference, Asheville, NC

 #Clamplife: works by Clamp Light Resident Artists; Freight Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 In Line (two person exhibition); Gallery 20/20, San Antonio, TX

 On and Off Fredericksburg Exhibition; Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

               Something from Another (solo exhibition); Freight Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2015      Art Jewelry: Strong Voices; Dedee Schattuck Gallery, Westport, MA; Jurors: Kerianne Quick, Renee Zettle-Sterling, Elizabeth Williams

 All School Exhibition; Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

 To Raise the Darken’d Veil (solo exhitibion); Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 Ocho; Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA

 On and Off Fredericksburg Exhibition; Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

2014       Dia de los Muertos; Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX

  I am what you want me to be (solo exhibition); Clamp Light Gallery, San Antonio, TX

  Works by Three; St. Mary’s University, San Antonio TX Curator: Brian St. John

  Clamp Light @ Fl!ght; Fl!ght Gallery, San Antonio, TX

  Seven Minutes in Heaven; The Fox Motel, San Antonio, TX

  On and Off Fredericksburg Exhibition; Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

2013        Art-Hunger Group Show; Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX

  All-School Exhibition; Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX

  Something from Another (solo exhibition); PS102, San Antonio, TX Curator: Jessica Garcia

  Clamp Light Resident Artists Exhibition; Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

  On and Off Fredericksburg Exhibition; Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

2012         Fray (solo exhibition); Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 Fourth Annual Bracelet Show; Kathleen Sommers Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 Bare: A Three-Woman Show; Comminos Studios, San Antonio, TX

 Memories and Remembering (solo exhibition); Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 Gardens of the Pitti Palace: Southwest School of Art Exhibition and Gala; Coates Chapel, Southwest School of Art, San  Antonio, TX

                   Back from Loveland; Betz Art Gallery, Houston, TX Curators: Lori Betz and Jessica Jacobi

 Contemporary Art Month Clamp Light Resident Artist Exhibition; Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery, San Antonio, TX

 On and Off Fredericksburg Exhibition; Bihl Haus Arts, San Antonio, TX

2011       La Noche del Broche; Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX Curators: Alejandro Sifuentes and guest artists Jillian Palone, Gary Schott, and Laura Wood

2010       5th Biennial Ashes to Art; The Gallery at FUNERIA, Graton, CA

  Real People; Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock IL, Juror: Greg Hertzlieb, Director/Curator of the Brauer Museum of Art,    Valparaiso, IN

  Self-Searching: The Art of Self-Portraiture; On-line Gallery Annex, Vermont Photography Workplace, Middlebury, VT; Juror: Aline Smithson

  Framed: An exhibition of fairly innocent jewelry; Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX

  when at home alone I sit: MFA Thesis Exhibition; Landmark Arts Studio Gallery, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX, solo exhibition

  eXtremities: Exploring the Margins of the Human Body; SNAG Conference, Jung Center, Houston, TX, Juror: Andy Cooperman

   No Boundaries: SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition; SNAG Conference, Glassel School, Houston, TX, Jurors: Brigitte    Martin, Director of Luke & Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh and Founder-Editor of online social network Crafthaus; and Lena Vigna,  Curator, Miami Museum of Art, Miami, Ohio

  .emergence: TTU MFA Group Exhibition; Carr EFA Building, Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas

 

Publications

2017    KLRN Arts, PBS KLRN ARTS videos. April 13, 2017

2015    Graham, Page; Kegley, Tami. “Southwest School of Art All School Exhibition.” Glasstire, August 9, 2015.

2014    KLRN ARTS. ARTS. PBS. KLRN, San Antonio. March 21, 2014.

2013    Silva, Elda. “For Metalsmith, Art is a way to hold on and let go.” San Antonio Express News 15 February 2013: F1. Print.

2011    Rowe, Alan. Art Buzz The 2011 Collection. Art Buzz Publishing, p 98.

2010    Vermont Photography Workplace. Self-Searching: The Art of Self-Portraiture, Middlebury, VT: Blurb Books, 2010. p. 61

  To give something so much away (6). 2010. Season of the Arts. Fall 2010. p. 5

  I remember sometimes. 2010. 002houston magazine.  Fall 2010. p. 8

 

 

Professional Service

2017    UTSA Summer Teacher Workshop Presenter

             SNAG Conference Attendee; New Orleans, LA

2016    Workshop presenter at St. Mary’s Hall Arts Festival

            Accepted Student’s Day discussion panel

            Volunteer and demonstrator at the Fiesta Arts Fair

            ALLOY student art show Assistant Coordinator

            Demonstrator/workshop coordinator 50th Anniversary Weekend Celebration

2015    Foundations Assessment Committee

            Selling of Student Artwork Committee

            Safety Volunteer

            BFA Open House demonstrator

            Artist’s lecture, demo, and workshop for Winston high school students

            Volunteer and demonstrator at the Fiesta Arts Fair

2013-   Exhibitions Committee

2014    Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX

2011    High School Portfolio Review, Texas Tech University, School of Art, Lubbock, TX

 Portfolio Reviewer/Recruiter, Texas Tech University

 VASE Scholastic Competition, Houston, TX

2011    Artwork Donation, 5 x 7 Fundraiser; Texas Tech University, School of Art, Lubbock, TX

2010-   Saturday Morning Art Project

2006    Texas Tech University, School of Art, Lubbock, TX