• 2014-2015   Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE): Northern Clay Center

  • 1999   BA in International Relations and Italian: University of Minnesota (Magna Sum Laude)

  • 1997-1998   Bologna Cooperative Studies Program: Bologna, Italy (Katherine Sullivan Scholarship)

selected workshop

  • 2015   Innovations Paper Clay: Experimental Sculptural Construction - A Versatile Approach (Rebecca Hutchinson, Graham Hay, Jerry Bennett): The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2014   Forecast Public Art's Workshop Series, Making it Public: Lowertown Sessions: St. Paul, MN

  • 2007   Peter King & Zia Marin Architectural Ceramics Workshop: Pensacola, FL

  • 2001   Cooperativo Mosaico di Ravenna: Italy (Mosaic Workshop /Directed Study)

solo exhibitions