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Artist's Background

Education:

(2005-2014) The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY

(2005) Alfred University: NYSCC School of Art & Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts - Alfred, NY         

(2001) Chenango Forks High School, Art Regents Sequence - Binghamton, NY

 

Work Experience:

(2005-present) Studio Glass Artist and Artist Assistant – Corning, NY

  • Making artwork for display and sale at Arts Festivals, Craft Shows, Museums and Galleries.

  • Assistant to independent and resident glass artists: Dan Mirer; Ethan Bond-Watts; Jackie Pancari; Erica Rosenfeld; Andrew Erdos; Nick Leonoff; Dan Sherlock; Rob Scavuzzo; Chris Lydon; Christian Thirion; Christine Barney, Claire Kelly; Sherri Mendelson; Jill Allen; Moshe Bursuker; Emma Stein; etc.

(2005 - 2017) The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY

  • Instructing: Glassblowing classes; the “Make Your Own Glass” and “Fun with Glass” workshops

(2015) Hawke + Axel Glass – Corning, NY

  • Assisting with the making of handcrafted awards, with customized designs and engravings

(2013-2014) Education Department, The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass – Corning, NY

  • Scheduling and coordinating school or scout group reservations, Museum tours and glass activities

(2012) Red Newt Winery & Bistro, Tasting Room Server- Hector, NY

  • Informing visitors about wine, its craft and the Finger Lakes region.

(2010-2011) Corning Children Center, Teaching Assistant – Corning NY 

  • Creating an environment for children to develop emotional, social, and physical skills.

(2005) “The Hot Glass Show”, of The Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY

  • Narrator and gaffers assistant during public glassmaking demonstrations

(2004 - 2005) The ART Mission, Volunteer Gallery Assistant - Binghamton, NY

  • Greeting gallery visitors; packing and unpacking glass; set-up and tear-down of art displays.

(2004) Fellerman-Raabe Glassworks, Studio/Gallery Internship - Sheffield, MA

  • Hot and cold glass working assistant; packing and shipping glass orders.

(2003) TeamWorld, Commercial Silk-Screen Printer - Binghamton, NY

 

Exhibitions:

(2016) Fire in the Gallery, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes - Corning, NY

(2015) Southern Tier Biennial, Jamestown Community College’s Center Gallery – Olean, NY

(2012) Fire Arts, The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes - Corning, NY

(2011) Roberson Regional Art Exhibition, The Roberson Museum – Binghamton, NY

(2009/2010) Glass-on-Glass Exhibition I/II: Regional NY Glass Makers -Corning, NY

(2007)  Fire and Form: The Magic of Glass, The Glass Menagerie Gallery - Corning, NY

Cutting Edge Houghton Gallery, 171 Cedar Arts Center - Corning, NY

 (2005)  Rude & Bold Woman: Visual & Performance Art, “First Friday” - Binghamton, NY 

            Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis, Alfred University - Alfred, NY

Awards:

(2017) The Artist Development Grant Recipient, The Arts Council of the Southern FLX - Corning NY

(2016; 2011; 2007) The Christopher John Kammerer Memorial Scholarship Recipient – Corning, NY

(2015-2008) 1st-3st Place in Glass, The Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival - Norwich, NY

(2005) BFA Thesis awarded Divisional Honors by Fine Arts faculty at Alfred University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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