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
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
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.
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
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
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
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