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2017     Bachelors of Fine Arts with emphasis in Art Education (BFAAE)

            Studio Art emphasis in Ceramics

2013     High school Diploma from Lane Technical College Prep. High school

2013     Graduate of the Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy

            Graduate from EMT-B Licensure program

Grants / Awards

2013-2017          SAIC Distinguished Scholars Merit Scholarship

2014-2017          SAIC Leadership Award


2017     Spring BFA Show, SAIC Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2016     CreatiVets: Healing Through Art, Zhou Brothers Art Center, Chicago, IL

2016     Charlie Horse, Gallery 1922, Chicago, IL

2016     CreatiVets, National Veteran Art Museum, Chicago, IL

2016     CreatiVets Summer Exhibition, LeRoy Neiman Center Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014     All Dogs Go To Hell, The Parlor Gallery, Chicago, IL


SAIC Art Education Department, Adolescence: A State of Mind, 2016

Elizabeth Kendig, WHIM, 2015

E.T.A. Estimated Time of Arrival, 2014

SAIC Contemporary Practices, FIRST Catalog, 2014

Quail Bell Magazine, Seven Sins, 2014

Work History

2017-Present     Art Educator

·       Chalmers School of Excellence, 2743 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608

·       Grades Pk – 8th

2017     Co-curator for CreatiVets: Warrior Brain + Artist Mind Art Exhibition

·       Gallery organization and display

·       Artwork repair / maintenance

2017     Summer School Art & Design Instructor

·       Adlai Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Dr, Lincolnshire, IL 60069

·       Art & Design Curriculum – (Drawing, Painting Ceramics)

2014-2017          Studio Assistant at SAIC (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)

·       Manual Gas Kiln Firing

·       Electric Kiln Firing / Programming

·       BLAUW Automatic Gas Kiln Programming / Firing

·       Clay Mixing, Glaze Mixing, Material Supply Management

·       Studio Equipment Maintenance and Repair

·       Kiln Maintenance and Repair

·       Class Preparation; Resource Demonstrations

·       Loading / Unloading Student Work

·       Misc. furniture construction

·       Office Organization

·       Kiln Firing Scheduling

·       Operating Resource Checkout

2013 - 2017        M*A*S*E* (Medical and Safety Engineering, Inc.)

·       Administering first aid

·       Patient assessment and transportation 

·       Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

·       Emergency birth assistance

2016     Curator for CreatiVets: Healing Through Art Exhibition

·       Gallery organization and display

·       Artwork repair / maintenance

2016     Teacher’s Assistant for CreatiVets Summer Course

·       Studio equipment demonstrations

·       Glaze mixing and application demonstrations

·       Hand-Building technique demonstrations

·       Wheel throwing demonstrations

·       Plaster mold making demonstrations

·       Kiln loading/unloading and firing demonstrations

·       One on one meetings and artwork critiques

·       Leading group critiques / discussions

Related Experience

2017     Summer School Art & Design Instructor at Adlai Stevenson High School

2017     Student Teacher at Niles North High School

2017     Student Teacher at William J. Onahan Elementary

2015 - 2017        President of ceramic artist group Vitrified

2015     Visiting Art Education Lesson at Benito Juarez Community Academy (9th-12th)

2015     Visiting Art Education Lesson at Telpochcalli Elementary School (PreK/K/1st)


·       Professional Educator License (PEL) with endorsements in Visual Arts

·       Mental Health First Aid USA

·       Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certified 

·       Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Certified

·       Department of Children and Family Services: Mandated Reporter


·       National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts

·       National Art Education Association

·       Illinois Art Education Association

·       National Veterans Art Museum



Available upon request.