Education

 

Colorado State University  

Bachelors of Fine Arts cum laude with a concentration in drawing,   May 2014

Santa Chiara Study Center

Semester Abroad,  January to May 2012

University of Colorado Boulder

Classes in electrical engineering and physics, 2008 to 2010

 

Experience

 

Colorado State University Art Department Wood Shop 
Shop technician     

August 2013 to May 2014, Fort Collins, CO

I assisted students and faculty safely and effectively use wood shop and digital fabrication tools.

I aided in classes as teaching assistant in troubleshooting software and technical design problems.

In the shop I performed general cleaning and maintenance of tools.

Digital Fabrication Course 
Teaching Assistant 

August 2013 to December 2013, Fort Collins, CO

I helped students in Del Harrow’s class design objects for the CNC mill, laser cutter,

and 3D printer and to trouble shoot technical problems in Rhinoceros CAD modeling software.

Colab The Lory Student Center Marketing Shop  
Graphic Designer

December 2012 to August 2013 , Fort Collins, CO

I worked in various teams consisting of designers, copywriters, social media and

marketing experts to construct innovative marketing plans for clients in the

Lory Student Center and partnered businesses in Fort Collins.

University of Colorado Precision Instrument Shop
Machinist 

August 2008 to May 2010, Boulder, CO

I creating precision parts and simple assemblies for university employees from

a variety of materials while operating manual and computer controlled milling machines.

Beyond client work I performed shop projects and general upkeep.

Grace Design    
Assembly Technician

June 2006 to August 2008, Boulder, CO

I worked assembling high end professional audio recording equipment, machining

tasks related to assembly, and packing equipment for shipping.

 

Skills

 

Tools & Techniques 

CNC Mill, 3D printer (FDM plastic and extruded ceramics), 3D scanner, laser cutter, water jet cutter, wood shop, precision machine shop, MIG and TIG welding, small electronics soldering, digital multimeter, plaster mold making and casting, stone carving, classical rendering in drawing media, intaglio print making, digital SLR, traditional rendering

Software

Rhino, Grasshopper (Kangroo, Lucnhbox, Hoopsnake, Kangaroo, Galapagos, Weaverbird), Flamingo nXt, Rhino Cam, Visual Mill, VCarve, Mach 3 inch, Adobe Creative Suite, Corel Draw, Blender, NextEngine ScanStudio, 123D Make, 123D Catch, Microsoft Office

Design

 Branding, illustration, print pre-press production,visual problem solving, efficient material usage, modular armature construction, sketching and visual communication of concepts, mechanical assembly design, annotated technical drawings

Personal

strong written and verbal communication ability, organized, detail oriented, collaborative work ethic, valid drivers licenese and clean driving record

Awards and Honors

 

Honorable Mention in CSU Art and Science Exhibition 2014

Highest Honors in CURC Art Exhibition 2013

People’s Choice Award in Sutherland design Gallery Auction 2011

 

Exhibitions

 

CSU Art and Science Exhibition, Hatton Gallery, Fort Collins, CO 2014

CSU All Student Art Exhibition, Curfman Gallery at the Art Lab, Fort Collins, CO 2014

Iterations with Steve James Jackson Meyers, Colorado State University (CSU), CO 2013

Exploring Spaces, The Loveland Feed and Grain, Loveland, CO 2013

Scaling Systems, CSU Mini Gallery, Fort Collins, CO 2013

Perplexing Encounters, In the Meantime Gallery, Loveland, CO 2013

Psy.glo.syn.tru.phic, Historic Carnegie Building, Fort Collins, CO 2013

INSTALL: story, Loveland Feed and Grain, Loveland, CO 2013

Opiate Gallery March Exhibition, Opiate Gallery, Fort Collins, CO 2013

CURC Art Exhibition, CSU, Fort Collins, CO 2013

Advanced Drawing Open Studio Spring Show, CSU, Fort Collins, CO 

Work display in TILT building, CSU Fort Collins, CO 2013-2014

Work display in Johnson Hall, CSU Fort Collins, CO 2013-2014

Investigations in Drawing, Art Lab, Fort Collins, CO 2012 (solo)

Experimental Cinema, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO 2012

Advanced Drawing Open Studio Fall Show, CSU, Fort Collins, CO 2012

Art Doing it’s Part, Private Residence, Fort Collins, CO 2012

Sutherland design Gallery Auction, Fort Collins, CO 2011

Undergraduate Art Exhibition, CSU, Fort Collins, CO 2011

Collections

 

Colorado State University figure drawing teaching collection, Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University print making teaching collection, Fort Collins, CO

Private collection, Fort Collins CO

Private collection, Boulder  CO

Publication

“Drifting Thoughts” and “Hands,” Greyrock Review, 2014

“Fishing for Thoughts,” Greyrock Review, 2013