About

I'm a maker of prints, books and ceramics, with a passion for traveling. 

Artist Statement

I share the joy of food and sweet treats with paper, ink and clay. My work celebrates the mundane experiences in life that we often overlook and take for granted. Color and playful imagery captures the joyous moments of food and drink, to focus your attention on the present memory. I draw from my numerous experiences in studying abroad, reflecting how I found happiness and joy in new environments and cultures. My exploration of relief- and screen-printed ice cream has directly spawned from my travels, as I could always find a cone to brighten even the most home-sick of days. The ritual and memory of food is a powerful bridge for us across cultures and backgrounds, and that I continue to explore with printmaking and ceramics.

Awards and Grants

2018   Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Work Study Program

2018   IUPUI Top 100

2017   Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

2017   IUPUI Top 100

2016   James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship

Shows

2018   “Home/Abroad” May 6 - June 29, Cultural Arts Gallery at IUPUI Campus Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

2017   “Found In Translation” November 24 - December 2, Mufei Gallery at The Pottery Workshop Jingdezhen, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China

Education

2018   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Herron School of Art & Design, IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana

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Traveling

In my four years of undergrad at IUPUI, I was incredibly fortunate to study abroad on four programs that have taken me across Europe and China. I worked at the IUPUI Study Abroad Office my junior year, and now I'm a life-long advocate of study abroad. Check out the Go Abroad tab for resources!

A Few of the Places I've Been

2017   Jingdezhen, Shanghai, Xi'an & Beijing, China

2017   Venice, Trieste & Rome, Italy

2016   Aix-en-Provence, France

2016   Vienna, Austria

2016   Prague, Czech Republic

2016   Berlin & Dresden, Germany