Professional Experience

2003 - Present Associate Professor, Elmira College, New York
2000 - 2003
 Assistant Professional Specialist, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
1997 - 2000
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture , University of Notre Dame, Indiana
1995 - 1997
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Technician of Art Department, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
1995
Sculpture Instructor, Herron School of Art, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana


Education

Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture
University of Notre Dame, Indiana

Honors European Art History, Summer Studies in Italy
Indiana University, Indiana

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Furniture Design/Woodworking
Herron School of Art, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana


Awards

2016 - 2017 E. L. Doctorow Competition and Commission Award for Outdoor Public Monument, New York

2016 People's Choice Purchase Award, Virginia


2008 The Coat Project, New York State Council of the Arts Grant and The Arts of the Southern Finger Lakes Award, New York

2007 Strategic Opportunity Stipend, New York Council of the Arts

2007 Joseph Stein Teaching and Scholarship Award, Elmira College, New York

2002 - 2003 Lily Faculty Fellows Award, Lilly Endowment Inc.

2002 - 2003 Indiana Individual Artist Program Grant, Indiana Arts Council

2003 Kaneb Teaching Award, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

1997 - 1998 Michiana Arts and Science Council Fellowship and National Endowment for the Arts Grant

1996 Denmark Memorial Award, Northern Indiana Arts Association

1996 Museum Purchase Award, South Bend Regional Museum of Art

1996 Museum Merit Award, South Bend Regional Museum of Art

1994 Beardsley Best of Show, University of Notre Dame

1993 Best of Sculpture Award, Midwest Museum of American Art

Fellowships


2016 - 2017 Second Annual Williamsburg Virginia Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition

2015 - 2016 First Annual Williamsburg Virginia Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition

2014 International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, Middle Tennessee State University

2014 Beyond the Face of Substance Exhibit A Gallery, Corning New York

2009 - 2010 Kingsport Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Kingsport Tennessee

2009 - 2010 23rd Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Appalachin State University, Boone North Carolina

2008 - 2010 SUNY Geneseo Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition, Geneseo New York

2008 - 2009 Not Your Father's Furniture, M. T. Burton Gallery, Surf City New Jersey

2008 - 2009 Syracuse Technology Gardens, Syracuse New York

2008 Amnesties II Exhibition, Spool Gallery, Binghamton New York

2008 In Their Studios Exhibition, West End Gallery, Corning New York

2008 Elmira College Faculty Exhibition, Elmira New York

2007 - 2009 Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition, State University of New York at Geneseo

2007 Regional Juried Show, State of The Art Gallery, Ithaca New York

2007 One Person Exhibition, Art Mission, Binghamton New York

2007 Roberson Art Museum Biennial, Juror Philip Pearlstein, Binghamton New York

2006 One Person Exhibition, 171 Cedar Art Center, Corning New York

2006 Art on the Water Outdoor Exhibition, Lockwood New York

2006 Elmira College Faculty Exhibition at SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo New York

2005 One Person Exhibition, Corning Community College, Corning New York

2005 The Art Educator Reshaping the Thinking of Our Community, Avenue Art Gallery, Endicott New York

2005 What Is Art Exhibition, 32 West Market Street, Corning New York

2005 Elmira College Faculty Exhibition at SUNY Brockport, Brockport New York

2005 Kingston Biennial Preview, Three Person Exhibition, Coffey Gallery, Kingston New York

2004 "Dwelling" A New Leaf Gallery, Juror Steven Oliver, Berkeley California

2004 Art In The Heart Outdoor Exhibition, Ithaca New York

2003 Diversity Group Exhibition, Hartell Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca New York

2002 - 2003 Sculpture on the Second, Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition, Cedar Rapids Iowa

2000 - 2002 River Walk Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Peoria Illinois

2000 Pier Walk, International Sculpture Exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois

1998 Pier Walk, International Outdoor Public Sculpture Exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois

1997 Outdoor Public Sculpture Tour, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan

1996 Third Annual International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art, SOFA, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois

1995 Second Annual International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art, SOFA, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois

Exhibitions


City of Williamsburg, Virginia

City of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Elmira College, Cowles Hall, Peterson Chapel, New York

South Bend Christian Reform Church, Indiana

Saint Michael's Episcopal Church, Indiana

Dr. Charles Mitchell, New York

Memorial Hospital of South Bend, Indiana

Indiana University Purdue University, Indiana

South Bend Regional Museum of Art, Indiana

Dr. Jan Reinke, Indiana

Dr. Carlton Lyons, Indiana

Dr. Roberta Johnson, New York

University of Notre Dame, Indiana

University of Michigan, Michigan

Mr. Robert C. Braun, Indiana

Mr. James Lauck, Indiana

Mr. and Mrs. Rex Fleenor, Arizona

Collections


2016 - 2017 E. L. Doctorow Outdoor Public Memorial Sculpture Installation, New York

2015 Michal Niedzielski Residence, Design and Fabrication for Stairway and Railing, New York

2014 Comprehensive Physical Therapy, Design and Fabrication for Railing, New York

2010 - 2012 Cowles Hall Chapel Furniture Commission, Forty-One Seating/Pews and Modes Panels, New York

2009 Steele Memorial Library, Design, Fabrication, and Installation of 8 Tables and 32 Chairs, New York

2009 Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network and the City of Elmira, Fabrication of Wayfinding Kiosk, New York

2008 Town of Winona Lake Permanent, Outdoor Public Sculpture for Heritage Trail Art Project, Fabricated stainless steel and cast bronze. Indiana

2006 Dining Room Table Design and Fabrication, Dr. Roberta Johnson, New York

2004 University of Michigan, Liturgical Furnishings: Table, Pulpit, Baptismal Font, Michigan

2003 Liturgical Furnishings: Table, Pulpit, Baptismal Font, Processional Cross, South Bend Christian Reform Church, Indiana

2003 Saint Michael Bronze Sculpture, Saint Michael's Episcopal Church, Indiana

2002 Children's Memorial at St. Joseph Cemetery, Knights of Columbus 553, Indiana

2000 Outdoor Public Sculpture University of Notre Dame, The Visitation Hammes Bookstore, Indiana

Commissions


2010 Summer, 2010, 500 Cabinets, Lark Books

2009 Spring, 2009, 500 Tables, Lark Books 

2008 May, 500 Chairs, Lark Books 

2007 August, American Art Collector, Something From Nothing, John O'Hearn

2005 Investing In Art Good Life Magazine, Contributing Writer

2005 January, Designer Benches Sought, Star Gazette

2004 Art In The Heart Outdoor Exhibition Catalogue

2002 November, A Place For Reflection, South Bend Tribune, Becky Belling

2000 - 2002 Sculpture at the Airport, Exhibition Catalogue, Indiana

2000 September Faculty Exhibition, South Bend Tribune, Julie York Coppen

2000 University of Notre Dame Faculty Exhibition Catalogue

2000 Pier Walk 2000, The World's Largest International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue

1998 Pier Walk 1998, The World's Largest International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue

Publications