Resumé

Education

  • Leadership and Transformation, Facilitator Track 2013, Two-year program with the Hendricks Institute, Ojai, California
  • MFA 2006 Fibers Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • BA 1999 Art History Colorado State University, Fort Collins (cum laude)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2014  Contemporary Fiber Art Invitational (catalog), Helikon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
  • 2014  Scythia: 10th Contemporary Fiber Biennial (catalog), Kherson, Ukraine
  • 2014  Faculty Exhibition, Mariani Gallery, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
  • 2013    Northern Colorado Invitational, Fort Collins Museum of Art, Colorado
  • 2013    Threads of Change, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado
  • 2012-13 Home For The Holidays, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
  • 2012 Creative Capitol: Works by Colorado’s Higher Education Faculty, Colorado State Capitol, Denver
  • 2011 Fabrications: Fiber / Wax / Metal, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 2011 The Collegiate Show, Madison and Main Gallery, Greeley, Colorado
  • 2010-11 American Tapestry Biennial 8, American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA, and Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan       University, Lincoln. Juror: Rebecca A.T. Stevens, Consulting Curator for the Textile Museum, Washington D.C. (catalogue)
  • 2010 Patterns, Tointon Gallery, Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, Colorado
  • 2009 Here On Earth, Two-Person Exhibition, Fibers and Painting, Mariani Gallery, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
  • 2009 Selected Faculty and Alumni Invitational, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • 2008 Blue Ridge Handweaving Show, John M. Crawford Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina
  • 2007 Small Stitches Invitational, Tointon Gallery, Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, Colorado
  • 2006 Faculty Exhibition, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, Colorado
  • 2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition: Thresholds (solo), Directions Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • 2006 Cutting Edge, East End Applied Arts, Aurora, Colorado, Commendation
  • 2006 Schacht Student Showcase, Kendell College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Honorable Mention
  • 2006 Material Witness, Coburn Gallery, Colorado College, Colorado Springs
  • 2006 President of Colorado State University Residence Exhibition, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 2005 Between One and One, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2005 Between One and One, Colorado State University Gallery, Pueblo
  • 2004 Celebration of American Craft, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
  • 2003 Material/Immaterial, Only Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • 2003 Fiber Celebration 2003, Estes Park Art Center, Estes Park, Colorado, Best of Show
  • 2003 Celebration of American Craft, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut
  • 2001 Landscape Legacies, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, Colorado

Publications / Written Work

  • 2010 “Stitched Vistas,” Fiberarts Magazine, Summer issue
  • 2009 “Ilze Aviks: Expanding the Circle,” Surface Design Journal, Volume 34, No.1.
  • 2008 “Patti Roberts-Pizzuto: Intimacy and Immensity,” Fiberarts Magazine, April/May issue
  • 2007 “Rebecca Vaughan: Lure,” Fiberarts Magazine, April/May issue
  • 2006 “Post MFA: Coming Full Circle,” Fiberarts Magazine, November, December
  • 2006 “Dustin Wedekind: Icons and Archetypes, Re-imagined,” Fiberarts Magazine, September/October
  • 2006 Review: randall sinner’s 38 of 50—Capital Embroidery,” Fiberarts Magazine, September/October
  • 2005 “The Captivating Circle,” Fiberarts Magazine, November/December
  • 2005 “Review: No Boundaries: Fiber + Art at the Denver Art Museum,” Fiberarts Magazine, April/May
  • 2005 “Decked Out and Down To Earth,” Fiberarts Magazine, January/February
  • 2004 “Layers of Meaning,” Fiberarts Magazine, Summer
  • 2003 “Larissa Brown: Office Work,” Fiberarts Magazine, November/December

Teaching Experience

  • 2007-Present Adjunct Instructor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
  • 2006 Adjunct Instructor, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, Colorado
  • 2004-05 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fibers; Instructor of Record, Visual Form (Foundations); Colorado State University, Fort Collins