Education

2008 Master of Fine Arts, Fibers, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

2004 Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art, Emphasis in Textiles and Sculpture, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Select Exhibitions

2019 Glitter Dotted, Two Person Exhibition with Lael Burns, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

30x30x30 Exhibition, Juried Show, Var Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mother+Artist, Co-Curator, James May North Gallery, Algoma, Wisconsin

2018 Abstract Thoughts, Invitational Exhibit, The Wondermakers Collective, Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

The Art of the Needlewoman, Invitational Exhibition, Langdon Divers Community Gallery, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Artful Play, Invitational Exhibition, I.D.E.A. Museum, Mesa, Arizona

The Wondermakers Collective, The University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, Missouri

2017 Imaginary Friends, Solo Exhibition, The Jabberwock, Algoma, Wisconsin

Imaginary Friends: Kitchen, Solo Exhibition, Shelf Gallery, Fordham, Great Britain

Inspired by the Beatles, Juried Exhibition, The Pink Llama Gallery, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

Lovely Trees, Langdon Drivers Gallery, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Art in Circles, Juried Exhibition, The Art Garage, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2016 State of the Union, Juried Exhibition, Cole Arts Center, Nacogdoches, Texas

Imaginary Friends, Solo Exhibition, Studio 550, Manchester, New Hampshire

The Big Draw, Juried Exhibition, Beacon Arts, Beacon, New York

2015 Self Made: 15 Years of Eye Lounge, Group Retrospective, Vision Gallery, Chandler, Arizona

2014 Unbound, Juried Fibers Exhibition, The Hardy Gallery, Ephraim, Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin Colleges Faculty Exhibition, The Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin

2013 Childhood Explored, Fundraiser Exhibition, Eden Court, Inverness, Scotland

Exquisite Uterus Project, Collaborative Art Exhibition, Red Gym Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison,

Madison, Wisconsin

2012 Imagination Land, Solo Exhibition, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac,

Wisconsin

Exquisite Uterus Project, Collaborative Art Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Re-fuse/Re-Seen, Juried by Warren Seelig, Some Things Looming, Reading, Pennsylvania

Utopian Dream, Group Exhibition, Step Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

2011 Pink Week Exhibition, Invitational Exhibition, 407 Gallery, Green Bay, Wisconsin

More is More, Juried Exhibition, Lexington Arts League, Lexington, Kentucky

7 Deadly Sins, Juried Exhibition, Studio 659, Whiting, Indiana.

The Milkweed Project & Other Flawless Fibers, Group Exhibition, The Eclipse Gallery, Algoma, Wisconsin

2010 Our Tiny Friends and Foes, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin

Artists of Studio 210, Residency Exhibit, Neville Pubic Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Going Postal, Fundraiser Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England

6x6x2010, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York

Hungry, Group Exhibition, The Eclipse Gallery, Algoma, Wisconsin

One from Wisconsin, Solo Exhibition, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin

2009 Phoenix Wonderland, The Best of Phoenix 2009 New Times Invitational Exhibition, Merz Project Gallery,

Phoenix, Arizona

Eats and Treats, Two Person Exhibition with Mark Menjivar, Cole Arts Center, Nacogdoches, Texas

Art Walk, Group Exhibition, Vacant Gallery, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Love Letters, Invitational Exhibition, Modified Arts, Phoenix, Arizona

2008 Stitchalicious, Solo Exhibition, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

Stitchalicious, Master of Fine Arts Solo Exhibition, Harry Wood Art Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

Leftovers, Solo Exhibition, Eye Lounge Contemporary Art, Phoenix, Arizona

Table Manners, Invitational Exhibition, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona

MFA Juried Summer Exhibition, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, Arizona

Number One’s, Invitational Exhibition, LAS Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

Residencies and Awards

2019 Artist in Residence Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

2018 Artist Residency in Motherhood

2010 Artist in Residence, The Craft Alliance, Saint Louis, Missouri (June 2010)

Student Nominated Teaching Award Nominee, University of Wisconsin Green Bay

2009 Artist in Residence, Studio 210, The Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2008 Juror’s Award, “MFA Summer Exhibition,” Juror, Dennita Sewell

First Place Small Sculpture Award, National Society of Arts and Letters, Arizona Chapter

2007 Juror’s Award, “Craftsmanship: Arizona Designer Craftsman” exhibition, Juror Sandra Blain

School of Art Special Talent Award, Arizona State University

Honorable Mention, Art for Health Exhibition, Phoenix, Arizona

2004 Academic Deans Award, University of Wisconsin Green Bay

William Prevetti Memorial Scholarship, University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Select Professional Experience

2019 The Wondermakers Collective Collaborative Embroidery Workshop, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

2018 Visiting Artist, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri

2017 Visiting Artist, Heyer Elementary IDEA Club, Waukesha, Wisconsin

2015 Student, Studio 550 ten week intensive clay course, Manchester, New Hampshire

2014 Gallery Director, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac Art Galleries, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Juror, Waupaca Art Show, Waupaca, Wisconsin

2013 Gallery Director, University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac Art Galleries, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

2010 Felting Workshop Instructor, I AM ART, Iron Mountain, Michigan

Felting Workshop Instructor, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, Wisconsin

2008 Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, Felting, Stitching Workshops

Guest Lecturer, American Costume Institute, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

Art Made Feminist Panelist, Wisconsin Women’s Conference, Green Bay, Wisconsin, Lecture on the

Phenomenon of Martha Stuart and Home Crafting

Advisory Committee Member for “Radical Lace and Subversive Stitch” exhibition, Scottsdale Museum of

Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona

2007 Guest Lecturer, Oakmont Weaving Group, Sun City, Arizona

Curatorial Intern, Phoenix Art Museum, Fashion Design, Phoenix, Arizona Guest

Lecturer, Sun City Weavers Club, Sun City, Arizona

2006 Studio Assistant for Liz Cohen, Scottsdale, Arizona

Teaching Experience

2014 Associate Lecturer, Intro to Fibers and Textiles, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay,

Wisconsin

Associate Lecturer, Three Dimensional Design, Advance Three Dimensional Design, Intro to Fibers and Textiles,

University of Wisconsin Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

2013 Associate Lecturer, Design Methods, Intro To Fibers and Textiles, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay,

Wisconsin

Associate Lecturer, Three Dimensional Design, Advance Three Dimensional Design, University of Wisconsin Fond du

Lac, Fond du Lac,

2012 Associate Lecturer, Design Methods, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2011 Associate Lecturer, Design Methods, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2010 Associate Lecturer, Two Dimensional Design, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin

2009 Associate Lecturer, Design Methods, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin