Curriculum Vitae


February 2013 – Present
Kiln Technician (full time) Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI
Firing and Maintenance of Kilns (electric and gas), Preparing, Loading and Unloading Stock, Organization of Internal and External Orders, Packaging and Delivery of Outgoing Orders, Quality Control, Tile Pressing and Production, Cleaning

August 2010 – February 2013
Vessel Maker (full time) Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI
Production of Ceramic Vessels, Clay/Slip Mixing and Reconstitution, Tile Pressing and Production, Kiln Firing (electric), Event Assistance, Transportation of Product and Supplies, Heavy Lifting, Cleaning, Light Maintenance

May 2008 – August 2008
Studio Assistant (part time) Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Heavy Lifting, Glaze mixing, Cleaning, Light Maintenance, Clay Reconstitution.


September 2006 – June 2010
BFA Art and Design University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Achieved Dean’s List, founded the Ceramics Club, Graduated with BFA

February 2009 – June 2009
Fine Arts Curriculum University of Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
Semester abroad at the La Universidad Del Pais Vasco in Bilbao.

September 2002 – May 2006
High School Graduate Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, MI


• Founded the Ceramics Club at the University of Michigan and served as its President for two years

• Studied under Kay Yourist, ceramic artist, including multiple classes and workshops

• Studied under Laura Korch of Trout Ceramics while at the Ann Arbor Art Center

• Assisted with multiple Ceramic Workshops, including the outreach program Ways of Seeing, supervised by Sadashi Inuzuka, ceramic artist and professor at the University of Michigan

• Worked with John Leyland, Ceramics Studio Coordinator at the University of Michigan School of Art and Design, concerning the use and management of the University of Michigan School of Art and Design Ceramics Studio

• Worked with Ken Shenstone, ceramic artist, while assisting with the annual firing of the Albion Anagama, a 960 cubic foot wood-fired kiln.


• November 2012 Work for sale
Pewabic Pottery Gallery, 10125 E. Jefferson Ave Detroit, MI

• November 2011 Work for sale
City Bird, 460 W. Canfeld St. Detroit, MI

• May 2010 Rusty Gestures (solo show)
Espresso Royale Coffee, 214 S. Main St. Ann Arbor MI

• April 2010 Wanderlust: the 2010 Senior Show
Slusser Gallery, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd. Ann Arbor MI

• April 2010 Cups Cups Cups
Slusser Gallery, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd. Ann Arbor MI
Working with the Ceramics Club at the University of Michigan

• November 2009 Empty Bowl Sale
Slusser Gallery, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd. Ann Arbor MI
Raised $2000 for SOS Community Services with the Ceramics Club

• December 2008 Art in the Barn
The Yellow Barn, 416 Huron, Ann Arbor, MI

• November 2008 School of A & D All Student Exhibition
Work Ann Arbor, 306 State Street, Ann Arbor, MI


• The Breakfast Program at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Food Distribution to the Homeless
• Interfaith Hospitality Network at Alpha House
Donation and Construction of a Tool Shed (With the Boy Scouts of America)
• CARITAS Española
Child Care Services, Face-Painting


• Eagle Scout Rank from the Boy Scouts of America
• Michigan Merit Award Recipient (Scholarship)
• Nominated for the North Campus Spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Student Recognition Award

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