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The Big Crafty

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

I am excited to announce that I will be participating in The Big Crafty . On December 1-2, 2018 in the US Cellular Center in downtown Asheville, 140+ vendors will be selling their wares and I am proud to be a part of this community. Please come out and support your local craftspeople…and stop by […]

Warped Wood at Arrowmont

Friday, July 6th, 2018

This is just a quick announcement that I’m headed to Gatlinburg, TN tomorrow for my one-week workshop entitled “Warped Wood” at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and I’ve asked Tony Delaurentis to be my assistant. We’re both looking forward to an exciting week of showing ten students from around the country how to steam-bend […]

Cameron Art Museum

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

I’m pleased to announce that the exhibition timeframe for the North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship Grant at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC has been extended! If you’re in that area between now and September 2nd, please check it out. Since 1980, the North Carolina Arts Council has awarded fellowships to artists in a […]

Link at REVOLVE

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

I’m participating in a group exhibition titled, Link at REVOLVE in Asheville, NC. Curated by Tom Ashcraft of Western Carolina University, three local sculpture instructors are included and have each invited one of their students to participate. It opened November 4th and runs through December 2nd. If you’re in the Asheville area, please check it […]

Work Ethic at Coastal Carolina

Friday, September 1st, 2017

I have a large solo exhibition coming up next month titled, Work Ethic in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. It will open October 16th and run through November 17th with an opening reception and artist talk Thursday, October 19th from 4:30-6:30pm. If you’re around the Myrtle Beach […]

Back to Work at Arrowmont

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

I’m pleased to announce I have a solo exhibition titled, Back to Work in the Geoffrey P. Wolpert Gallery at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. It opens today and will run through April 8th with an opening reception this Friday, February 17th from 5-7pm. If you’re in the Gatlinburg area, please check it out. […]

NC Arts Council Fellowship Grant

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

I’m so proud to announce that I am a recipient of a 2017 North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship Grant for the Visual Arts. Since 1980, the North Carolina Arts Council has awarded fellowships to artists in a variety of disciplines, who have been selected through a rigorous panel screening process. These grants support artists in […]

In-Transit at the WKMA

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

I just finished installing my sculpture for Out in the Open at the William King Museum of Art. I am one of three artists chosen by juror, Lauren Ross, curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art at VCU. My sculpture is titled In-Transit and consists of a steel and vinyl structure designed to fit around […]

Ascent at Penland

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

This past weekend I finished installing a new piece at Penland School of Crafts in their newly renovated Gallery and Visitors Center. The piece is titled and consists of seven juniper trees spiraling out from a central point within the garden courtyard. Vinyl mesh cones were fabricated in order to hold and embrace each growing […]

VSC 2015

Monday, December 21st, 2015

I just returned from the Vermont Studio Center where I had a 2-week residency. During my stay I made several small sculptures in a wide variety of media, including fabric, bronze, glass and clay. To view the work I created click on the following links: DBS, ITE, WMCP, WMOM, LZ and S. To view my […]