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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2011            Gods and Monsters, Gallery at the Piano Factory, Boston, MA

2007            Decadence, Art Department, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

2006            Memorial Butterfly Garden, Lowenstein Park, Lee’s Summit, MO

2004            Island Situation, The Haydon Museum of American Samoa, Pago Pago, AS

2002            MFA Exhibition, The Snite Museum, The U. of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

2001            100 jumps into a pool, ISIS Gallery, The U. of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015           Art in the Park, Wheel Arts Administration, Worcester, MA

2014           N.D. Alumni: Sculptors & Professors, Snite Museum, Notre Dame, IN

2014           Inspirations, Cape Cod Art Assoc, Photography Center, Barnstable, MA

2011            Sculpture Key West, Key West, FL, Curator Lily Wei

2010            DreamCycles, Aurora Art Commission, Aurora, IL, Curator Renee J. Church

2010            Let’s Talk About Love, Baby, (traveling exhibition), Curator Chido Johnson

2010            Violence Transformed 2010, MA State House, Curator Jonathan Shirland

2010            Drawing on Sculpture, Haggerty Gallery, U. of Dallas, TX, Curator P. Shore

2010            Sculpture Key West Invitational, Key West, FL, Curator Lilly Wei

2008            Art Faculty Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University

2008            The Fields Project, Oregon, IL

2008            A New Perspective in Politics, Artworks!, New Bedford, MA

2007            10th An. Peace Arch Park Exhibition, U.S./Canada Border, Blaine, WA

2007            State of the Art Exhibition, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

2006            Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure Studios, San Francisco, CA

2006            Sculpture Key West: By Land, Sea and Sky, Key West, FL

2005            Open Sculpture Exhibit 2005, Sacramento Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

2005            Freedom: Response, Gage Gallery, Roosevelt University, Chicago IL

2005            Melt Exhibition, Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco, CA

2003            Fiafia Exhibition,The Haydon Museum of American Samoa, Pago Pago, AS

2003            The 17th Rosen Outdoor Sculp. Comp., Appalachian State U., Boone, NC

2003            Living Art 3.0, Center Space Gallery, Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

2002            Sketchy, The Hokin Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2002            Gadgets, Gizmos and Games Exhibition, The Art Center, Duxbury, MA

2002            IV Exhibition, The Box Factory Gallery, St. Joseph, MI

2001            Empire/Fulton State Park Sculpture Exhibition, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY

2001            Sculpture in the Park, Indiana White River State Park, Indianapolis, IN

2001            Landscape 2001 International Juried Exhibit, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

2001            Confusion: Disorder and Synthesis­,Dept. of Art History, U. of Chicago, IL

2000            12th Annual Lawrence Downtown Sculpture Ex., LAC, Lawrence, KS

2000            U. of Notre Dame Grad Student Exhibit, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1999            Elkhart Regional Exhibition, Midwest Museum of Art, Elkhart, IN

1998            National Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Spfd. RHD, Springfield, MO

1998            MO Teachers Art Exhibition, Downtown Gallery, MO State U., Spfd, MO

 

 

 

 LECTURES/CONFERENCES

 

2012            Presenter. “Foundations in Design: Studio to Child.” Best Practices, Design Issues Group, National Convention, National Art Education Association, New York City, NY

2011            Chair. Environmental Issues, Visual and Performing Arts, 2nd Annual International Conference, Atiner, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece

2009            Presenter. Establishing Service Learning Courses in Three College Departments, 20th National Service-Learning Conference, National Youth Leadership Council, Nashville, TN

2008            Co-Emcee. Critical Thinking: The Next Generation of Teachers, 2008 Massachusetts Education Forum II, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA

2004            Visiting Artist, Art Department, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2003            Lecture. Drawings, Sculptures and Ideas, Art Department, American Samoa Community College, Pago Pago, AS

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2012            McNeil, Charlene. “DINO-MITE: T. Rex Emerges at Easton Children’s Museum,” Norton Mirror, April 13, 2012.

2011            Kichuk, Victoria.“Of Gods and Monsters,” South End News, Boston, MA, August 11, 2011, Vol. 32, No. 30. 1, 8, 9.

2009            Scarpatti, Jessica. “A Lost Art?” The Sunday Enterprise, Brockton, MA (May 10, 2009): 1,4.

2008            Johnson, Chris. “Artists Descend on Ogle County.” Ogle County News, Ogle County, IL (June 26,2008): A1-A16.

2007            Kryzanek, Michael. “Sculpture.” Bridgewater Review, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA(December 2007) volume 26, number 2: 15-18.

2007            Nelson, Tara. “Sculpture Explores U.S./Canadian Border Relations,” The Northern Light, Blaine, WA (May 10-16).

2006            Krummenacher, Victor. “Full Court Press,” The San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco, CA (March 8-14, 2006): volume 40, number 23, 7.

2005            Scheer, Anne. “Park Board Approves Butterfly Garden Artwork” Lee’s Summit Journal, Lee’s  Summit, MO (June 24, 2005): 1, 2.

2004            Chen, B. “Local Artist John W. Hooker” Samoa News, Pago Pago, AS (July 7, 2004): 14.

2003            “The 17th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition” Sculpture 22.6, Advertisement (July/August 2003): 65.

2002            Cohen, Ed. “Notre Dame News: For His Graduate Thesis” Notre Dame Magazine, South Bend, IN (Summer 2002): 14.

2002            Coppens, Julie. “Alternative Art Breaks Out in the Box Factory” The South Bend Tribune, South Bend, IN (January 20, 2002): E1, E4.

2001            Aurther Fournier. “Confusion: Disorientation and Synthesis” The University of Chicago Chronicle, Chicago, IL (March 29, 2001): volume 20, number 13.

 

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

 

2011           Travel Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching, Bridgewater State University

2010           Adrian Tinsley Program Course Embedded Grant, Bridgewater State University

2010           Teacher-Scholar Summer Institute, Bridgewater State University

2010           Travel Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching, Bridgewater State University

2009            Travel Grant, Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching, Bridgewater State University

2003            First Place, The 17th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Appalachian State University

2002            Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, Kaneb Center, The University of Notre Dame

1999            Full Graduate Scholarship, The University of Notre Dame

 

 

 ART EXPERIENCE

 

2002-2003            Woodshop Manager, Art Department, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2002                      Metalwork Fabricator, Great Lakes Art Studio, Chicago, IL

1991-1998            Jewelry Designer, Eskew’s Fine Jewelers, Lee’s Summit, MO

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012-present  Associate Professor, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

2013-2015      Graduate Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching in Creative Arts, Bridgewater, State University, Bridgewater, MA.

2006-2012       Assistant Professor, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA. Sculpture, Tanzania Study Tour, Three-Dimensional Design, Two-Dimensional Design, Drawing I, Painting I, Teaching Strategies for Art, First Year Seminar: Art as National Identity, Art Across Curricula, Student Teaching Supervisor

2005-2006       Instructor, The Crucible, Oakland, CA. Mold making intensive adult education courses in a non-profit    organization collaborating art, industry and community in the fine and industrial arts

2004-2006       Teacher, Children’s Day School, San Francisco, CA. Kindergarten, Second Grade

2003-2004       Teacher, South Pacific Academy, Pago Pago, AS. Visual Art, K-12th Grade

2002-2003       Substitute Instructor, Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Three-Dimensional Design

2002-2003        Instructor, Gallery 37, Chicago, IL. Connections Program, Department of Cultural Affairs

2000-2002        Graduate Assistant, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. Sculpture, Instructor of Record

1999-2000        Teaching Assistant, The University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN. Three-Dimensional Design

1998-1999        Teacher, Blue Springs South High School, Blue Springs, MO. Visual Art, 9-12th Grade

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2002              Master of Fine Art in Sculpture, U. of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

1998              Bachelor of Science in Art Ed., K-12, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

1997              Study Abroad, Center for the Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart, AUS