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EXHIBITIONS:

2011

Ode, Invitational Show, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2010

Sculptures At Six Mile, Six Miles Sculpture Works, Conference Exhibition, Granite City, IL

Recent Work, Robbins Center, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Tone Deaf, Collaborative Exhibition with Noah Kirby, Peter Youngers Fine Art Gallery, Northeast Junior College, Sterling, CO

St. Louis Community College at Wildwood Invitational Sculpture Park Exhibition 2010, St. Louis Community College at Wildwood, Wildwood, MO

Tone Deaf, Collaborative Exhibition with Noah Kirby, Gallery 130 in Meek Hall, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

2009

Home From Work To Find Your Spaniel Turned Into A Wolf – Solo Exhibition, Good Citizen, St. Louis, MO

Holga Polka Invitational, Invitational Exhibition, Regional Arts Commission, St. Louis, MO

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

Iron Professionals, in Conjunction with the National Conference on Cast Iron Art, PowerHouse Gallery, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Site, Birmingham, AL

XX/4, Invitational Exhibition, Fisch House Gallery, Wichita, KS

2008-2009

Iron Tribe 09, Traveling Invitational Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art in Fort Hays State University's Department of Art, Hays, KS, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, AZ
and
Burris Hall Gallery, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Summer Workshop Faculty 2009, Appalachian Center For Craft, Smithville, TN

2008

Approved, Invitational Exhibition, Good Citizen, St. Louis, MO

Contemporary Cast Iron II, Invitational Exhibition, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

Iron Tribe, Invitational Exhibition in conjunction with Western Conference on Cast Iron Art, Taxi Gallery, Denver, CO

Saw Blade Show, Invitational Exhibition, The Paper Warehouse Gallery, Hattiesburg, MS

Hard Knox, The Critical Aesthetic of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Gallery FAB, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

2007

Regional Faculty Exhibition, Showcase of College Faculty in St. Louis Region, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO

Iron Tribe 07, Invitational Exhibition, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

2006-2007

Outside, Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, The Harveyville Project, Harveyville, KS

2005-2006

Contemporary Cast Iron, Invitational Exhibition, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

2005

Iron Tribe, Invitational Exhibition, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Venus Envy St. Louis, Juried Exhibition, St. Louis, MO

Photographic Educators In Art Exhibition, Invitational Exhibition, St. Louis Community College, Florissant Valley, in conjunction with the MidWest Regional SPE Conference

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

Erga Topika II, Invitational Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Thomas Jefferson School, St. Louis, MO

2004 - 2005

St. Louis Spatial Synergy, Washington University School of Medicine 3rd Annual Exhibition, Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

2004

String Invitational, String Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

Hot Topic: Contemporary Cast Iron Art, Invitational Group Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska at Kearney

2003

Trophy Wife and Other Stories, Solo Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson School, St. Louis, MO

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles County Community College, St. Peters, MO

2002

Honor Awards 2002, Invitational Group Exhibition, Art St Louis, St. Louis, MO

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles County Community College, St. Peters, MO

2001

Inside Out; Images of Suburbia, Art Farm, Memphis, TN

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles County Community College, St. Peters, MO

Outside The Frame, Juried Group Exhibition, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

2000-2001

Arousal, Invitational Group Exhibition, Monkey Building, St. Louis, MO

2000

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles County Community College, St. Peters, MO

Art Cookers 2000, Art Cookers 2000, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

1999

Annual Faculty Exhibition, St. Charles County Community College, St. Peters, MO

1998-1999

The Thames Art Gallery 1998 Juried Exhibition, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Ontario, Canada

1998

Collective Consciousness, Invitational Group Exhibition, Isaac Delgado Gallery, Delgado College, New Orleans, LA

5th Annual Mask Show, Invitational Group Exhibition. Tomato Head, Knoxville, TN

Borders, Juried Group Exhibition, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham, Ontario, Canada

As It Seems To Be, Invitational Group Exhibition, Pekao Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Traveling Sideshow, Solo Exhibition, Wm. H. Thompson Gallery, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

4th Annual Mask Show, Invitational Group Exhibition, Tomato Head, Knoxville, TN

1996

Hair, Print Show and Portfolio Exchange, 25th Conference of the Southern Graphics Council, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

1996

Sideshow, M.F.A. Thesis Show, A-1 Art Space, Knoxville, TN

1994

Old City Inner Space, Group Exhibition of Site Specific Installations, Knoxville, TN

1993

Southwest Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

"Grade A" Group Exhibition – 1010 Gallery, Knoxville, TN

B.F.A. Graduate Exhibition, Lebel Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The GNP, Group Photography Exhibition, The Atrium at the Odette Building, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Defense Mechanisms, Solo Exhibition, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The Red Show, Group Exhibition, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

1991

Did You Know That 43.9% Of All Compact Camera Users Finish Off Their Roll Of Film With A Crotch Shot? The One Hour Photo Show, Invitational Exhibition, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

The Big Picture, Mural Sized Photo Works, The Atrium at the Odette Building, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Windsor Postcard Project, Artcite, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

1990

Hand and Eye, Juried Student Drawing Show, Center Gallery, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

 

EDUCATION

1996

M.F.A. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1993

B.F.A. University of Windsor, Windsor, Ont., Canada

 

EMPLOYMENT

2010 – Present

present Co-Founder Six Mile SculptureWorks, and 50 Bricks Artist Residency Program, Granite City, IL

1999 – Present

Faculty St. Charles Community College, Art Program, St. Peters, MO
Rank of Full Professor as of August 2010

2001 - 2008

Art Program CoordinatorSt. Charles Community College, Art Program, St. Peters, MO

2007 - 2008

FacultyWashington University, Sam Fox School of Art, High School Portfolio Plus Program, St. Louis, MO

1999 - 2000

Iron Caster Together with a partner, conceived of project and operated the facility City Museum Ironworks, a weekly art casting demonstration for the City Museum, St. Louis, MO

1998 - 1999

Assistant Professor (sabbatical replacement) University of Southern Mississippi, Fine Arts Department, Hattiesburg, MS

1998

Adjunct Professor Roane State College, Department of Art and Communications, Harriman, TN

1996 -1998

Professional Darkroom Technician Lensay Mills Professional Color Lab, Inc., Knoxville, TN

1996 -1997

Adjunct Professor Knoxville College, Department of Art & Humanities, Knoxville, TN

1993 -1996

Graduate Teaching Associate University of Tennessee, Department of Art, Knoxville, TN

1991 -1993

Teaching Assistant / Darkroom Lab Technician University of Windsor, Department of Art, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

1990 -Present

Freelance Photographer

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010

Six Mile Sculptureworks Iron Pour - Granite City, IL

Guest Artist Lecture - Northeast Junior College, Sterling, CO

Guest Artist Lecture and Studio Visits – University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS

Steering Committee – International Conference on Cast Iron Art, Kidwelly Industrial Museum, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, UK

2009

Iron Conference – National Conference on Cast Iron Art, Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

Panel Co-Chair – "You Built the Furnace, Now What?", National Conference on Cast Iron Art, Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

Conference Iron Pour – National Conference on Cast Iron Art, Sloss Furnaces, AL – brought students to conference and poured molds from conference mold workshops.

Workshop Instructor – Iron casting and mold-making workshop, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

Enameling Workshop – Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Instructors: Kelly Draper & Jan Hessel.

Rubber Mold Workshop for Small Pieces – Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Instructors: Kelly Draper and Jan Hessel.

2008

Artist Residency – Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeen, Scotland

Guest Artist Lecture – Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Resin Inlay Workshop – Metalwerx, Waltham, MA
Instructor: Karen Christians

Iron Conference – 1st Annual Western Conference on Cast Iron Art, Denver, CO

Curator – Meat Meet Metal: Art Cookers 08, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

Iron Pour – Participated in Iron Pour at University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Prong Setting Workshop - Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Instructor: Metalsmith Adam Foster

Tube Setting and Uncommon Variations Workshop – Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Instructor: Metalsmith Adam Foster

2007

Iron Pour – Participated in Iron pour at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Workshop Instructor – Iron casting and mold-making workshop, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

Workshop Instructor – Iron casting and mold-making workshop, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

Juror, Metal Art Exhibition – Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO

Guest Artist Lecture – New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

Symposium Panelist - Iron Tribe Conference, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2006

Mokume Gane Workshop – Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN
Instructor: Metalsmith and Professor of Fine Metals, Robert Coogan

ABANA - Attended and worked behind the scenes as a volunteer at 2006 Artist's Blacksmith's Association of North America conference, Seattle, WA

2005

Instructor - Parted Mold Workshop, Southern Conference on Cast Iron Art, SLOSS Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

Panelist - Digital Slide Libraries in Academia: The Challenges of Copyright, Hardware, Software and Delivery, Midwest Regional SPE Conference, St. Louis, MO

Rings! Rings! Rings! Workshop – Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN
Instructor: Metalsmith and Professor of Fine Metals, University of New York, New Paltz, John Cogswell

Iron Pour at Mosaics Art Festival – Foundry Art Center, St. Charles, MO – conducted casting demonstration in collaboration with other artists and colleagues.

2004

Juror – St. Peter's Cultural Arts Center Juried Photography Exhibition.

ABANA - Attended and worked behind the scenes as a volunteer at 2004 Artist's Blacksmith's Association of North America conference, Richmond KY

Repoussé Workshop – Ozark School of Blacksmithing, Potosi, MO
Instructor: Christina Habermann

2003

CanIron V– Attended Canadian Blacksmithing Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Basic Blacksmithing (Hofi Style) Workshop – Attended 1 week workshop at the Ozark School of Blacksmithing, Potosi, MO
Instructor: Blacksmith, Bob Patrick

Committee Member – Dean of Arts and Humanities Search Committee, St. Charles Community College, St. Peters, MO

Cloisonné Workshop – Thompson Enamels, Newport, KY
Instructor: Bob Ellis

Precious Metal Clay Class – St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO
Instructor: Clare Taylor

2002

Iron Pour at Mid-America College Art Association Conference – Worked with 4 other sculptors to coordinate and carry out Iron Pour and panel discussion, Lincoln, NE

Foundry Mold-Making Workshop – Conducted resin-bonded sand mold-making workshop at Washington University in St. Louis, Art Department

Commission – Commissioned with Artist Noah Kirby to build set of armor consisting of 10 steel breastplates and 10 steel shields for theatre troupe, Purple Theatre Company, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Blacksmithing Workshop - Blacksmith's Association of Missouri Forge Building Workshop - Blacksmith's Association of Missouria

Guest Lecturer & Studio Visits – Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

2001

Metals Conference - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Presenter - Community College Humanities Association National Conference, Portland, OR. Made presentation on photography exhibition in association with Faces of America and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Hydraulic Die Forming Workshop - Peters Valley School of Arts and Crafts, Layton, NJ
Instructor: Metalsmith and Professor of Fine Metals at Towson University, Jan Baum

St. Louis Regional Arts Council's People Project - Assisted, and advised a group of students at St. Charles Community College with design and execution of public sculpture.

Iron Pour - Participated in Iron casting demonstration at the International Sculpture Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

Iron Pour – Participated in Iron Casting Demonstration at Greene County Pioneer Festival, Green County, PA

Blacksmith's Association of Missouri Annual Conference - Warrenton, MO

2000

Blacksmithing Workshop - Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC
Instructor: Blacksmith Jeffrey Funk

Juror - Mastodon Regional Art Fair, Jefferson, MO

Iron Pour - Participated in April Iron Pour at SIU Edwardsville.

1999

Artist Lecture & Studio Critique Visits - Washington University School of Art, Sculpture Department, St. Louis, MO

Southern Conference on Cast Iron Art - Attended conference and participated in Iron Casting demonstration with team from University of Alabama, SLOSS Furnaces, Birmingham, AL

1997

Curator - Intriguing, Student Art Exhibition, Kress Building Gallery, Hattiesburg, MS

Iron Day – Lauren Rodgers Museum, Laurel, MS. Iron casting demonstration.

Mold Workshop – April 1998, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Gave students demonstrations and instructions in resin set sand mold making.

Iron Pour – University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Participated in the 3rd Annual Group Iron Casting Event sponsored by the Georgia Sculptor's Society

Artist Lecture – March 1997, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Iron Pour – University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Participated in 2nd Annual Group Iron Casting Event sponsored by the Georgia Sculptor's Society.

Fabricator – For Toronto Artist Mark Jeffrey. Fabricated small cast bronze branches.

1996

Metal Caster – Cast small bronze parts for Atlanta artist Pam Longobardi.

Grinder/Sandblaster – Worked on Knoxville artist Dennis Peacock's sculpture Other (Voices), a commission for Winston –Salem State University in Winston-Salem, NC

Metal Caster – For Davidson, Chandler and Associates, Jackson, TN. Worked with other artists to model and cast 3 eighteen-inch aluminum figures for the Madison County Industry Awards.

Iron Conference – University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Attended conference and participated in cupola driven group iron casting event.

Iron Pour – University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Participated in 1st Annual Group Iron Casting Event held at the UGA Sculpture Complex.

Metal Caster – For Col. Wm. F. Slayden, Knoxville, TN. Molded and cast small bronze busts of gentleman and his wife.

1995

Anodizing Workshop – Laughing Eye Studio, Charlotte, NC. Attended Workshop.

Freelance Photographer – Shot photo appearing in September/October 1995 issue of ART PAPERS, Atlanta, GA. (pg. 69).

Freelance Photographer – Darkroom work for Knoxville artist Phillip Livingston, as well as Windsor artist Iain Baxter, and Toronto artist Sylvie Belanger. Produced photo documentation for exhibits in THE MOURNING SHOW, at the East Tennessee Historical Museum, Knoxville, TN.

1992

Juror – ANNUAL STUDENT PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION. Was one of two jurors for this annual exhibition for the University of Windsor's Art Department.

1991

Curator – The Red Show, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

 

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