Born:

August 27, 1978

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

 

 

Education:

Self-taught artist

Yampa High School

 

 

Teaching, Workshops, & Lectures:

 

2015-2016

June- August 2016 summer session at the Honolulu museum of art school

 

February- May 2016 Spring session, ceramic hand-building instruction at the Honolulu museum of art school

 

August- November 2015 ceramic hand-building instruction at Hawaii potters Guild

 

2013-2014

May 24, May31, and June 7 2014- Build a creature workshop at the Honolulu Museum of art school, Honolulu Hawaii.

 

2011-2012

March 2011-August 2012, Hawaii Potters Guild in slab hand building, painting and technique, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

March 2012- 2-day “Tiger” workshop, at Ala Wai community center. Honolulu Hawaii.

 

July 2011, Koi fish workshop at Hawaii Potters Guild. Honolulu Hawaii.

 

2009-2010

January 2009-December2010, sculpture instructor, painting, and finishing techniques, Seward Park Art Studio, Seattle, Washington.

 

August 2010, two-week ceramic sculpture instructor for kids’ summer camp, Seward Park Art Studio, Seattle, Washington.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Group/ Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016

Invited artist at the One Mile Gallery, Hudson Valley, Kingston New York Monsters of America exhibition

 

2015

Invited artist at the Hawaii Craftsmen’s 49th annual exhibition

 

2014

 

CLAY, Invited group Exhibition at Gallery Iolani of Windward Community College, October 24- November 23 2014. Kaneohe, Hawaii.

 

Nano Gallery, Honolulu Museum of art school, Installation of,  Simran The Sacred Jumping spider October 9- October 31 2014. Honolulu Hawaii

 

Spoon Me, Medalta International spoon inspired juried exhibit, September 1- November 2, 2014. Grand prize and purchase prizewinner, Alberta Canada

 

Accession, Hawaii State Art Museum, April 4, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

Natural, Unnatural, supernatural- The Honolulu Museum of Art, March 13- November 2 2014. Honolulu Hawaii.

 

Object: Spoon

a collaboration with Vipoo at

Harvard University, Boston MA

 

 

2013

“Maneki Neko” Japan’s Beckoning Cats- From Talisman to Pop Icon, Bellevue Arts Museum.  February 22- August 4, 2013, Bellevue Washington.

 

“Commitment to Excellence”,  35th Annual art exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School.  1st place three dimensional art recipient.  August 13-22, 2013, Honolulu, HI.

 

“Compassion”, Honolulu Museum of Art, First Hawaiian Center, Jan 30-May 17, 2013.

 

 

2012

“Birds, Cats, and Beasties”, Robyn Buntin of Honolulu.

 

“Contempo”, Nieman Marcus, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“A Colorful Life”, with Darius Homayounpour, The Gallery at Ward Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

UW at NCECA, Seward Park Clay Studio, 28-31 March 2012, Seattle, Washington.

 

2011

“Hawaii’s Modern Masters”, Coach, Luxury Row Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, commitment to excellence juried show, 2nd place prize in 3-D art, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2010

“Homeward-Bound”, solo exhibition Pacini Lubel gallery, Seattle, Washington. 

 

“Wild and Tame”, group show, Pacini Lubel gallery, Seattle, Washington.

 

2009

“Evolution”, solo exhibition, Pacini Lubel gallery, Seattle, Washington.

 

2008

Group show with Margaret Keelan, Pacini Lubel gallery, Seattle, Washington.

 

2007

Group show, at Pacini Lubel gallery, Body of work in the collection of Michael Heely, Seattle, Washington.

 

2006

“Mixed Media Miniature IX show”, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Out of the Sketch Book 2”, Balcony Gallery, Kailua, Hawaii.

 

“Match Box Plus”, Cedar Street gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

39th Statewide Annual Hawaii Craftsmen show, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Filmed for TV show “That’s Clever” on HGTV, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Collaborations”, with May Izumi, The Balcony gallery, Kailua, Hawaii.

 

 

 

2005

“A-Z”, Workspace Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Naked”, Workspace gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Bad Kitties, Three Eyed Horses, and…” The Balcony Gallery, Kailua, Hawaii.

 

Hawaii Craftsmen State wide 2005 annual show, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“No Strings Attached”, one night group exhibition at private Estate, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Match Box Plus”, Cedar Street gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Mixed Media Miniature VIII”, Koa gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2004

X-Mas Show, Workspace gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Mixed Media Miniature VII, Koa gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“One Nighter Show”, at private residence, Honolulu, Hawaii.  Piece purchased by Thurston and Sharon Twigg- Smith.

 

The 2004 Annual Hawaii Craftsman state wide juried exhibition, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

“Itsy Bitsy”, Workspace Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

2003

“Toyland Show”, “Day of the Dead” exhibition, Workspace Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Carpenter and Construction

 

Hawaii Carpenters Union – Carpenter/ cabinet installation with Summit Construction 2006-2007

 

Carpenter/cabinet installation with Inside Addition- 2002-2006

 

Restaurant work

 

2008

Food server at Hai Ky, Veitnamese restaurant, 1931 e oltorf, #b Austin Texas 78741

 

2009-2011

Food and liquor server at Boom Noodle, 1121 e Pike Street Seattle WA, 98122