CONTACT

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EDUCATION

2016-19    Master of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE                

2009-13    Bachelor of Science – BS, Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Art Minor, College of William and Mary,

                 Williamsburg, VA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

2024          TBD, Union University, Jackson, Tennessee (forthcoming)
2023          TBD, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL (forthcoming)
2021          Porous Thoughts & Fragile Moments, Parallelogram Gallery, Tampa, FL

                  Phosphene, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
                  Just Before, Gallery 371, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Canada
2019          This is Just to Say, Thesis Exhibition, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln,

                  Lincoln, NE

2018          Where the Present Ends and the Shadows Begin, The Lee Dam Art Center for Fine Art, Marysville, KS
                  New Shadows, Medici Gallery, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2023         TBD, Kouri + Corrao, Santa Fe, NM (forthcoming)
2022         University of Iowa Ceramic Exhibition, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA   

                 Art Aspen, Aspen, CO /showing with Galleri Urbane/

                 Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX /showing with Galleri Urbane/

                 Archie Bray Show, Mills Station Arts & Culture Center, Sacramento, CA
2021         Officine Saffi Biennale, Milan, Italy

                 3rd Latvian Biennale, Martinsons Award, Daugavpils, Latvia 

                 Resident Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
                 Archie Bray Resident Artist Exhibition, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA

2020         UNTITLED, ART, Miami Beach, FL /showing with Galleri Urbane/

                 Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX /showing with Galleri Urbane/

                 October Exhibition, Sager Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO

                 Summer Exhibition, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX
                 The Ceramics Forum: 10 Years Towards the Dialogue, Concurrent Exhibition, NCECA, Richmond, VA   
2019         Gift Edit, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

                 Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

                 C3: Cultivating Ceramic Collaboration, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

                 Its Construction Conceals, Ghost Gallery, Omaha, NE

                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
                 First Hand, Olive DeLuce Art Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2018         Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
                 The Ideal Image, Fold Gallery, Lincoln, NE
                 Art and Art History Alumnae Exhibition, Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
                 Strike, Invitational, Kansas City Urban Potters, Kansas City, MO

                 22nd San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

                 Concurrence, The Lee Dam Art Center for Fine Art, Marysville, KS
                 Last Call III, Invitational, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN
2017         Flux, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln,  NE
                 Functional Relationships, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, IN
                 Red Lodge Juried National IV, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT
                 New Chicks on the Block, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

                 College Collective, Flower City Arts Center, Rochester, NY
                 11th Yunomi Invitational, Akar, Iowa City, IA
2016         The Cup, The Mug, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY

                 The Intimate Object XII, Invitational, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Apex. NC

                 Around the Corner, University of Missouri Alumni Invitational, The Beggar’s Table, Kansas City, MO
                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibitions, Kansas City, MO

                 Fogelberg, Red Wing, Anonymous Potter Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015         Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA
                 The Intimate Object XI, Invitational, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL
                 Steelville Arts Council Clay Symposium, Invitational, Zeke Gallery, Steelville, MO

                 Members Juried Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                 Teapots VII, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2014         Winterfest, Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

                 The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                 The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
                 Art We Use, Dairy Barn Arts, Center, Athens, OH                            
                 Small Favors IX, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
                 Mug Shots National Juried Cup Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI

 

RESIDENCIES

2023         Resident Artist, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA (forthcoming)
2022         Resident Artist, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia

2021         Resident Artist, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana
2020-21    Visiting Artist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
2018         Collaborative Residency, Zentrum fur Keramik, Berlin, Germany
2017         Summer Residency, University of Cincinnati – DAAP, Cincinnati, OH
2014-15    Anonymous Artist Fellowship, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

 
GRANTS & AWARDS

2022         Research Incentive Award, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2021         Rudy Autio Fund for Creative Initiatives, Archie Bray Foundation
2020         Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist
                 Hopper Prize Shortlist
2019         Francis William Vreeland Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2018         Hixson-Lied Student Materials Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                 Hixson-Lied Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017         Hixson-Lied Student Study Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                 Graduate Research and Creative Activities Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                 Anderson Ranch Workshop Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO  
2016         ACC Scholarship, Conference Scholarship, American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN
2016-19    Full Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

ARTIST LECTURES & DEMOS


2022         Demonstrating Artist, Ceramics Symposium, University of Iowa, IA
                 Visiting Lecture, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2021         Visiting Artist, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN
                 Visiting Artist Lecture, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
2020         Artist Demo, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                 Artist Talk, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                 Artist Talk, North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada
                 Artist Talk, Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Canada

2019         Artist Talk, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2018         Artist Talk, The Ceramics Forum, Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley, MI
2016         Resident Artist Talk, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015         Guest Speaker, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2022         Ceramics Now, Contemporary Ceramics Magazine, Research Profile (digital)
2021         Bradley Marshall: Porous Thoughts and Fragile Moments, Show Review (digital)

2020         Ceramics Monthly, 2020 Emerging Artist (print)
2019         Friend of the Artist, Volume 10 (print)
                Create Magazine, Issue 17 (print)

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2021-23    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                 Visiting Assistant Professor

2020-21    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                 Adjunct Assistant Professor & Visiting Artist
2019-20    Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
                 Visiting Faculty in Ceramics

2016-19    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

                 Graduate Instructor of Record

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

                 Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

 

COLLECTIONS
 

                 Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, Canada

                 Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

                 Sager Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO

                 Jo Lauria Private Collection