CV / Resume


• 2006 M.F.A. Ceramics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.
• 1995 B.A. Spanish, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Concentrations in Ceramics and Economics
• 1993 – 1994 University of Barcelona, One year foreign studies

Skills Summary

• Experienced in handbuilding, wheelthrowing and extruding; conversant in alternative making methods.
• Proficient in glaze formulation, clay bodies, and slips for various firing temperatures and atmospheres.
• Familiar with kiln operations including gas, salt, primitive, raku and electric.
• Well versed in ceramic studio and classroom management, operations, and safety.
• Knowledgeable in ceramic art history, including functional pottery and sculpture, and in contemporary art issues and practices.
• Fluent in both written and spoken Spanish.

Professional Experience

Fine Arts Teaching Assistant, The Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School
Chicago, Illinois
August 2021 – Present

Adjunct Faculty, Harold Washington College, City Colleges of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
January 2013 – 2015, January 2019 – August 2021

Teaching Artist, ArtReach at Lillstreet (now Firebird Community Arts)
Chicago, Illinois
August 2011 – 2013

Adjunct Faculty, South Suburban College
South Holland, Illinois
August 2008 – December 2010

Adjunct Faculty, Knox College
Galesburg, Illinois
January 2008 – June 2010

Instructor, Lillstreet Art Center
Chicago, Illinois
July 2008

Graduate Assistant, Office of Student Financial Aid, Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Indiana
2004 – 2006

Partner and Key Accounts Manager, Dimension Design, Inc.
Northbrook, Illinois
2002 – 2003

Key Accounts Manager, Project Manager, Estimator & Receivables Manager, Studio Stitchers, Inc.
Evanston, Illinois
1998 – 2001


Lillstreet Art Center
Chicago, Illinois
January 2008 – August 2008
Studios Midwest
Galesburg Civic Art Center
Galesburg, Illinois
Summer 2007

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