Curriculum Vitae

My Artistic Journey

In progress Welding & Machining certification, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California
2016 BFA Sculpture with distinction, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
2011 AA Social and Behavioral Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California

Awards and Recognition
2016 Namaste Foundation Award
2016 Make-A-Thon Art Award
2015 Commence Sculpture Project Award

2017 Shared Spaces, ACAD, Alberta, Canada
2017 Juried Group Summer Art Exhibition, DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2017 The Next Generation Art Show, Arts Guild of Sonoma, Sonoma, California
2017 14th Annual National Arts Program Exhibition, Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks, Santa Rosa, California
2016 Emerging Artist Show, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, California
2016 Sisters Exhibition, Honey Badger Coffee, Rohnert Park, California
2016 BFA Exhibition, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, California
2016 Juried Student Show, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, California
2015 High Art, Sonoma Coast Surf, Petaluma, California
2015 Commence Sculpture Project, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

2016 Make-A Thon, Rohnert Park, California (Art Category Finalist/Winner)

2015/2016 Healdsburg Center of the Arts, Healdsburg, California

Artist Residencies
2017 Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park, New York
2017 Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Volunteer & Work Experience
2016/2017 Programming Coordinator & Head Welding/Metal Fabrication Teacher, Chimera Arts & Makerspace, Sebastopol, California
2016/2017 Volunteer Art Tech Assistant & Teacher Assistant, Art Department, Sonoma State University
2016 Collections Management Team, Image Winery Collection, Sonoma State University
2015/2016 Assistant Curator, “Geometric Reflections: Celebrating Ten Years of Voigt Family Sculpture,” Paradise Ridge, Santa Rosa, California
Sept/Oct 2015 Jury Team, “Secrets”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Marin, California
2007/2008 Photography Teacher Assistant, Ranch Cotati High School, Rohnert Park, California

Founder & Executive Director, Weld Like a Women

James Fortier, “Hot Stuff”, Insights Magazine, Fall 2016
Dan Taylor, “Creative Sonoma Announces 11 Finalists Vying for Artist Grants”, The Press Democrat, August 23, 2016
Jenna Fischer, “10 Things You Didn’t Know You can Do at SSU”, The Press Democrat, August 23, 2016
“Out of Sight, Out of Mind”, Work/Life/Green, North Bay Biz, The Best of North Bay Business 2016
Gustavo Vasquez, “Commencement sculptures showcased across campus”, Sonoma State Star, May 12-18, 2015
Meg McConahey, “Public art display at Sonoma State University”, The Press Democrat, May 4, 2015

SOMO Village, Public Art Collection
Sonoma State University, Public Art Collection
Chimera Arts Collection
Radke Collection
Zack Darling Collection