Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
MFA, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, 2007. Rhode Island School Of Design, Providence, RI
Certificate In Collegiate Teaching, Sheridan Center for Teaching And Learning, 2006 Brown University, Providence, RI
BFA, Sculpture and Printmaking, 2002. Alfred University, Alfred, NY

TEACHING AND ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE
Program Director, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI. 2013 – Present.
Communications Director and Volunteer Coordinator, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI. 2011 – 2013.
Gallery Director, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI. 2007 – 2012.
Instructor, Introduction to Jewelry, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI. 2009 – Current.
Instructor, Wax Working Techniques, RISD Continuing Education Department, Providence, RI. 2009 – 2013.
Instructor, Common Object, Uncommon Adornment, RISD Continuing Education Department, Providence, RI. 2008.
Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Intermediate, RISD Continuing Education Department, Providence, RI. 2007 – 2012.
Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Basics, RISD Continuing Education Department, Providence, RI. 2008 – 2013.
Instructor of Record, Introduction to Jewelry, RISD, Providence, RI. 2005 – 2007.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND TALKS
Newport Art Museum, Art After Dark: Gave an informal gallery talk to museum goers regarding my creative practices. 2016.
RISD Professional Practices Class:
 Participated on a panel discussing how to artistically engage in the field of teaching, as well appropriate and professional methods for self-promotion. 2013.
The Museum School Jewelry Department: Gave an artist talk on the genesis of my artistic career, and how to nurture ones creative endeavors beyond the sphere of academia. 2013.
RISD Professional Practices Class: Gave a slide show and talk discussing my creative practice, and how to create a community of peers beyond the educational environment. 2011.

EXHIBITIONS
Natural History, AS220 Project Space, Providence, Rhode Island, 2014
Repurposed, Welch School Gallery, Georgia State University. Curated exhibition, 2011
Costume Costume, Sienna Gallery, Lennox, Massachusetts and Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Curated by The Opulent Project, 2011.
Material Desires, Craftland Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 2010.
Reclaim, Reuse, Renew, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 2009.
Haiku To Metal, Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, Georgia, 2009.
Stimulus, Sienna Gallery, Lennox, Massachusetts, 2009.
Fibers Expanded, Luke & Eloy Gallery, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, 2009.
Green Works, The Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island, 2009.
Social Fabrics, The Leonardo Education Forum and the University of Texas, Dallas, Texas, 2008.
First Thursdays, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2007.
Prolific Arts, New Urban Arts, Providence, RI, 2007.
International, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2007.
Thesis Exhibition, Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI, 2007.
Hi Res, RISD ID Gallery, Providence, RI, 2007.
Say Hello Again, One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI, 2007.
Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, 2006.
Inter(re)action, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2006.
Skandal, Gallery Sztuki w Legnicy, Legnica, Poland, 2006.
All That Glitters, RISD Museum, Providence, RI, 2006.
Body Focus, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, 2006.
Fidelity Investments, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI, 2006.
Inhorgenta 2006, New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany, 2006.
Concrete Jungle, One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI, 2005.
Rebels With Walls, One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI, 2005.
Influence Of Rock, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH, 2005.
Jewelry, One Way Gallery, Narragansett, RI, 2004.
Exhibition 2003, South County Art Museum, Kingston, RI, 2003.
Thesis Exhibition, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 2002.
Summer Student Exhibition, Fosdic-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY, 2001.
Summer Student Exhibition, Fosdic-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY, 2000.
Alternative Line, Artsite, Wellsville, NY, 2000..
Summer Student Exhibition, Fosdic-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, New York, 1999.

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE
Industrial Evolution: The Art of the Steel Yard’s Public Projects, The Cohen Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 2013.
Chromophilia, Craftland Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 2010.
OBJECTIFIED: the domestication of the industrial, Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC, anticipated 2010.

AWARDS AND HONORS
Emerging Designer Award, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2007.
Award of the Marshall of the Province of Lower Silesia, 15th International Silverart Competition, 2006.
Academic Honor Roll, Rhode Island School of Design, 2005 – 2007.
Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2006.
Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2005.
Art on Campus Purchase Award, Alfred University, 2002.

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
Providence Monthly. “The Art and Science of Adornment,” by Elyena De Goguel, January 2016.
Metcal, Bruce (Juror). Showcase 500 Rings. New York, NY: Lark Crafts. 2012
Skowood, Heather. Jewelry From Found Objects. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books. 2011.
Providence Phoenix, Reviewed: ’10 Most Endangered Houses’ and ‘Chromophilia’, by Greg Cook, October 1st, 2010.
Art New England, Providence, The Artists’ Nest by Doug Norris, Sept/Oct 2010.
Washington Post, Honfleur Gallery and Mexican Cultural Institute exhibits pit art against design, by Jessica Dawson, June 18th, 2010.
BrightestYoungThings: Slightly Overexposed, OBJECTIFIED @ Honfleur Gallery by Meredith, 4 June 2010. Web. 20 Sept. 2010.
Leonardo Magazine, Social Fabrics: Wearable + Media + Interconnectivity, Volume 42, Issue 2, April 2009.
Respond Design, HI RES, Rhode Island School of Design, 2007.
Goldschmiede Zeitung Magazine, Germany. Review of Skandal at the Sztuki w Legnicy, Poland, 2006.
Narragansett Times, Local Jewelry Artist Makes it to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, July 28-29, 2005.

PRESS
Haute Mess, Vogue Italia, No. 739, Page 426, March 2012.
Fashionable Friend, Design Bureau Magazine, Page 54, December 2011.

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
Collection of Contemporary Art Jewellery, Galeria Legnica II, Legnica, Poland.
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.
Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

PROFESSIONAL REPRESENTATION
Please contact me to inquire about representation.