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2006-2007 | Master of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2004-2006 | Master of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1972-1976 | Bachelor of Science-Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


2014| Arts/Industry 40th Anniversary: Collaboration and Revelation, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2014| Species and Specimens, Villa Terrace Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013| Feast, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2012| Wisconsin Visual Art 2012, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Gallery, Kenosha, Wisconsin

2012| Continuum 2012, Art & Design Alumni Exhibition, UWM Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2012| Our Gardens Inside and Out, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2012| Passionibus Mulierum Curandorum, James Watrous Gallery, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Madison, Wisconsin

2012 | Back to the Future, Texas A&M International University Art Gallery, Laredo, Texas

2011 | Food for Thought, Gallery 224, Port Washington, Wisconsin

2011 | The Winter Chapel, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2011 | Formed, Villa Terrace Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010| Art of the Table, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010| Annual Members Show, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010| Inside/Outside, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Inside/Outside was the inaugural showfor a series in which           artists are to create work for both the inside gallery space and the sculpture garden.

2010|Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin

2010| Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee,Wisconsin. A juried exhibition of Wisconsin artists

2010| Eight Counties Regional Exhibition, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2009| 2009 Manifestations, Elaine Erickson Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2009| 2009 Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Rahr-West Art Museum, An exhibition of Wisconsin artists juried by Mark Pascale of the Art Institute of Chicago

2008| All Fired Up: Contemporary Wisconsin Ceramics, Museum of Wisconsin Art,West Bend, Wisconsin. A juried exhibition of Wisconsin ceramic artists

2008| China Unfolded, Special Collections of the University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeGolda Meir Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2008|  Beyond Titillation, Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2007| Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2007| China Cuts, Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China

2007| One From Wisconsin, Solo exhibition, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin

2006| Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2006| Second Skin, Inova/Arts Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2006| Continuum 5(0), Inova/Arts Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

2006| Clay Bodies for Student Bodies, Juried ceramic exhibition, Gustavus Aldolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota

2005| Woodfire Milwaukee, Gallery Paradiso, Milwaukee, Wisconsin



2016-present| Foundation Council member at SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016-present | Taking classes at Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2015 | Adjunct faculty at Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014 | Co-curated The Mingei Tradition in the Midwest: Warren MacKenzie and Beyond, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014 | Collaboration with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Education Institute: Living Matter

2013 | June 2013-May 2014 – Artist in Residence at the Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013 | Taught ceramics at Murray Hill Pottery Works, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2011 | January – March 2011. Selected for Arts/Industry residency program at the  John  Michael Kohler Arts Center

2010-present | WPCA (Walker’s Point Center for The Arts)

2010 | June 23, 2010, (Lecture at Discovery World Museum in conjunction with the 2010 Wisconsin Triennial.)

2010 | July 25, 2010, Artist talk at the Lynden Sculpture Garden

2010 | Spring 2010, Volunteer for AWE (Artists Working in Education)

2008-present | WVA (Wisconsin Visual Artists)

2006-present | ISC (International Sculpture Center)

2004-present | NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts)



2010 | Friends of the Charles Allis Grand Prize Forward: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010 | John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 12th Eight Counties Exhibition Award, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2009 |2009 Wisconsin Visual Artists Biennial Award

2005 | Layton Professional Development Award from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

2005 | John Michael Kohler Art Center, Eight Counties: Exhibition Award, Sheboygan, Wisconsin