Education

  • 2006 Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 1997 Bachelor of Science, Business, University of New Hampshire

Exhibition Record

  • 2019 Impact, Barrington Public Library, Barrington, RI

  • 2019 Growth, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA                                     

  • 2019 Truth Stories, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA                          

  • 2019 CAST: Art and Objects, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA                                            

  • 2018 8 Visions, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

  • 2018 Wishes, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA                                 

  • 2018 Max 12, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket, RI                                         

  • 2018 Member’s Show, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

  • 2017 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2017 Revelations, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2017 Figuratively Speaking, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Gallery, Fall River, MA

  • 2016 Timeline: Celebrating the Narrows, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA

  • 2016 Silent Auction, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2015 Art/Word, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2015 deadWEST: Place and Identity, Lakeside, TX

  • 2015 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2014 Night Swimming, (Solo Show), Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2014 Art/Word, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2013 Raw Potential, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO

  • 2013 12x12, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2012 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2012 The Art of Handmade Paper, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs, MA

  • 2012 Beyond Rodin:New Directions in Figurative Sculpture, Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

  • 2012 Haiku, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2011 Rock Paper Scissors, Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT

  • 2010 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2009 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2009 Delicate Terrestrials, Babson College, Babson Park, MA

  • 2008 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2008 Glimpse, (Solo Show), Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA

  • 2008 Fusion, The Spot, Providence, RI

  • 2008 Pulp Function Traveling Exhibit, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA

  • 2007 Creative Showcase, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2007 Pulp Function Traveling Exhibit, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

  • 2007 Women of Influence, Wedeman Gallery, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2007 Faculty & Staff Art Show, Three Rivers Commuity College, Norwich, CT

  • 2006 50th National Juried Exhibit, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT

  • 2006 Little Girl in A Grown up World, MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA

  • 2006 Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

  • 2006 MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA

  • 2006 Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, North Dartmouth, MA

  • 2006 Sculpture Survey, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

  • 2006 Bronze Exhibit, CVPA Campus Gallery, North Dartmouth, MA

  • 2005 Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, North Dartmouth, MA

  • 2005 ReWork, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

  • 2004 Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, North Dartmouth, MA

Relevant Experience              

  • 2014-Present Assistant Professor of Art, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2006-2014 Lecturer in Studio Art, Lasell College, Newton, MA

  • 2006-2009 Adjunct Professor of Studio Art, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI

  • 2006-2007 Adjunct Professor of Studio Art, Three Rivers Community College, Norwich, CT

  • 2003-2006 Instructor of Record, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Graduate Assistant Gallery Coordinator, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 2000-2002 Sculpture Instructor, School of the Arts High School, San Francisco, CA

  • 2001-2002 Mural Instructor, Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center, San Francisco, CA

  • 1999–2000 Artist In Residence, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Workshops/Artist Talks 

  • 2016

  • 2009 Visiting Artist, Workshop & Lecture, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA

  • 2009 Artist Talk, Delicate Terrestrials, Babson College, Babson Park, MA

  • 2008 Artist Talk & Studio Visits, Glimpse, Lawrence Academy, Groton MA

  • 2008 Artist Talk, Pulp Function, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

Recognition

  • Sept 2012 Article, Martha’s Vineyard Times, “Show to highlight many personalities of handmade paper”

  • Aug 2013 Article, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, “Commonly a canvas, paper becomes the art itself”

  • Dec 2011 Article, Greenwich Time, “Forces of nature inspire artists in 'Rocks Paper Scissors' exhibition”

  • April 2009 Article, Morning Call, “Michener show gets creative with paper”

  • Sept 2008 Article, Lawrence Academy Website, “Impressions of an Artist”

  • Feb 2008 Article, Fall River Spirit, “'Pulp Function display at Narrows Center finds fiber transformed into art”

  • Aug 2007 Picture, American Style Magazine

  • June 2007 Article, The Providence Journal, "You'll never look at the paper quite the same way"

  • April 2006 Article, The Standard Times, “UMD MFA thesis works are stellar”

Awards & Honors

  • 2004-2006 Teaching Assistantship, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 2005 Dedalus Foundation Scholarship Nominee

  • 2003-2006 Graduate Assistantship, Gallery Coordinator, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 2003-2005 Graduate Assistantship, Provost’s Office, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth