Education

  • 2006         Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • 1997          Bachelor of Science, Business, University of New Hampshire

Exhibition Record

  • 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
  • 2004         Artists Who Can, Teach, CVPA Campus Gallery, 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