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EDUCATION

2009     Graduate Certificate in Book Studies, University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA
2008     MFA in Printmaking, Minor in Drawing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2008     Certificate in Typecasting, Linotype University, Denmark, IA
2006     MA in Printmaking, Minor in Drawing, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2000     BFA in Sculpture, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

 

SOLO & SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2016
“Beasts of Burden”     Starfangled Press Gallery, Brevard, NC
“Forest for the Trees”     Harvey Wooten Gallery At Emerge, Greenville, NC

2014
“Weirdness Threshold”     Downtown Books & News Gallery, Asheville, NC

2013
“The Adventures of Prudence and Patience”   Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
New Prints     Early Girl Eatery, Asheville, NC

2011
“Storyline: Narrative Works on Paper”  
Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2010
“It’s Not Hellfire”
   Twist Gallery, Nashville, TN

2008
“The Bad Sparrow”     
Art Building West Gallery, University of Iowa, IA
“Never Mind the Bears”     The Soap Opera, Iowa City, IA

2006
“Common Ground”   
Arts Iowa City Gallery, Iowa City, IA
“Squirrels, Bunnies, & Other Evil Creatures”   Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2003
“Stripped”   
The Papercut, Easthampton, MA

2002
“Paper and Iron” 
  Eileen’s of Gasoline Alley, Springfield, MA

1999
“Candy Coated Kitty”  
Zoom Gallery, Raleigh, NC

  

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Warren Wilson College Invitational, Tryon Painters and Sculptors Gallery, Tryon, NC

2017
"Ink + Imagery: Print Invitational", Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
"Mama Made", Elizabeth Holden Gallery at WWC, Swannanoa, NC
Regional Women Printmakers Show, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

2016
Southern Highland Crafts Guild showcase, Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington, D.C.

2015
“Southern Exposure: Academic Book Arts in the New Millenium”, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Charlotte, NC

2014
“Bound and Beautiful”     Book Arts Invitational, Watson McRae Gallery, Sanibel, FL
Art Dept Faculty Exhibition     Elizabeth Holden Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC
BookOpolis 2014     Asheville Bookworks, Asheville, NC

2013
“Confluence”     Letterpress Invitational, Cullis Wade Depot Gallery, MSU, Starkville, MS

2012
“The Dog Show”     
Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
“Funny Papers”     Upstairs Art Space, Tryon, NC
“Aqueous”     Black Mountain Center for the Arts, Black Mountain, NC
“Posted”     Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ

2011
“Art of the Book”   
UNC Asheville Blower’s Gallery, Asheville, NC 
“Il Libro: Art of the Handmade Book”   Barton Art Galleries at Barton College, Wilson, NC
“Word Processing”   Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC

2010
“Memory Palaces - BookOpolis 2010”   
Asheville BookWorks, Asheville, NC
“Regionalism: New Art by North American Printmakers”   DIVACenter, Eugene, OR
“Hands Prompt the Mind”   Instructors Invitational, Asheville BookWorks Gallery, Asheville, NC
“The Illustrated Accordion”   Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI
“The Book as Vessel”  University of North Florida Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, FL

2009
“Bridges”  
Em Space Gallery, Portland, OR
“The Printed, The Bound, The Finale”   Arts Iowa City Gallery, Iowa City, IA
“Monumental Ideas In Miniature Books”   Columbia College, Chicago, IL
CBAA Members’ Show   Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2008
“Turning the Page”   
Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts, Rockville, MD
“Higher Power”   Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, Texas
“Is That Supposed To Be Funny?”   Penland Gallery, Penland School of Crafts, NC

2007
Action/Interaction: Book/Arts Conference 2007 
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
UIowa Graduate Printmakers Exhibit   Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, IA
In The Crosshairs: Intersections Between Art and War   ABW Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2006
“Graduate Printmakers: New Works”  
Eve Drewelowe Gallery, UI, Iowa City, IA
“Revolution No. 10”   Luther College, Decorah, IA

2005
“Book + Art = ?”  
Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
4th NA Juried Book Arts Competition  Word & Image Gallery, Brighthill Center, Treadwell, NY
“Parts Seen Within The Background Of The Whole” University of Memphis Art Museum, Memphis, TN
“Volume One”   Gallery 203, University of Memphis, TN
“Pulp Fiction”   Paper art invitational, Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, OH

2004
“Lost: Aura”   
Gallery 203, University of Memphis, TN
3rd NA Juried Book Arts Competition  Word & Image Gallery, Brighthill Center, Treadwell, NY
“An Open Book” Int’l Juried Exhibition   Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH

2003
“I See London, I See France”  
Barnes Gallery, Leverett Arts & Crafts Center, Leverett, MA

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2018     Hip Pop Emerging Artist Award, American Craft Council
2016     Hip Pop Emerging Artist Award, American Craft Council
2014     Warren Wilson College Faculty Development Grant
2013     College Book Arts Association Project Grant
2010     Printer-in-Residence, The Fetters Book and Print Center at Studio 150, Gordo, AL
2009     Grabhorn Fellows
2008     James F. Jakobsen Award, First Place in Fine & Performing Arts
2006      Leola Bergmann/Iowa Print Group Graduate Fellowship
2005      Leola Bergmann/Iowa Print Group Graduate Fellowship
2003     Individual Artist Grant, Easthampton Cultural Council
2000     Thomas W. Rivers Scholarship
1999     Taeylor Scholarship and Award

 

PUBLICATIONS

Letterpress Now: A DIY Guide to New & Old Printing Methods: Lark Crafts, 2013
Ladies of Letterpress: A Gallery of Prints with 86 Removable Posters: Princeton Architectural Press, 2015

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Art Institute of Chicago, Flaxman Library
Baylor University, Crouch Library
Brigham Young University, Lee Library
East Carolina University, Joyner Library
Lafayette College, Skillman Library
Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Scripps College, Ella Denison Library
St. Ambrose University Library
Stanford University Arts Library
The Art Mill Museum, Szentendre, Hungary
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
University of California, Los Angeles, Arts Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Florida, Smathers Library
University of Iowa Special Collections
University of Louisville, Bridwell Art Library
University of Otago Library, Dunedin, New Zealand
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Special Collections
Vanderbilt University, Heard Library
Yale University Arts Library

 

MEMBERSHIPS

American Printing History Association
Fine Press Book Association
Ladies of Letterpress
Southern Graphics Council
Southern Highlands Craft Guild
Wood Engravers Network

  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 - current    Professor of Printmaking at Warren Wilson College
2009 - 
current   Owner/proprietor, Little Phoenix Press and Heroes & Criminals Press
2010 - current  Workshops: Variations in Relief, Drum Leaf and Stiff Leaf Binding, The Printed Book, Letterpress I, II, and III, Gelatin Prints and Two Ways to Bind Them, Decorative Long & Link Binding
2010 - 2016     Adjunct Faculty at Warren Wilson College: Papermaking, Book Art, Drawing
2013 - 2014     Adjunct Faculty at Western Carolina University: Introductory Printmaking
2007                 Co-founder, Ladies of Letterpress (Co-director 2007-2015)
2007 – 2009     Graduate Research Assistant for Tim Barrett, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2005 – 2006    Conservation Student Assistant II, University of Iowa Main LibraryConservation Lab, Iowa City, IA
2001 – 2004    Senior Preservation Technician, Northeast Document Conservation Center, Olmsted Archives Lab, Springfield, MA
1998 - 2001     Student employee: Book Repair Technician, Faculty position: Visiting Instructor (2001), E. Carolina Univ. Joyner Library, Preservation & Conservation Dept., Greenville, NC

 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2018
Exhibitor at the American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Organized and coordinated the 3rd Asheville Zine Fest, Asheville, NC

2017

Exhibitor at the American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Organized and coordinated the 2nd Asheville Zine Fest, Asheville, NC
Guest Speaker, Governor's School West, Salem College, NC

2016
Exhibitor at the American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Organized and coordinated the 1st Asheville Zine Fest, Asheville, NC
Guest Speaker, Governor's School West, Salem College, NC

2015
Organized and coordinated the 4th Ladies of Letterpress Conference, Mt. Pleasant, IA
Taught printing and book binding workshop at Virginia Arts of the Book Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Exhibitor at the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, Asheville, NC

2014
Exhibitor at the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, Asheville, NC
Exhibitor at Oak Knoll Fest XVIII
Taught Introduction to Letterpress workshops at High Point University

2013
Organized and coordinated the 3rd Ladies of Letterpress Conference, Mt. Pleasant, IA
Taught printing and book binding workshop at Virginia Arts of the Book Center
Taught Letterpress Intensive Workshop at Asheville Bookworks

2012
Organizer and coordinator for 
Ladies of Letterpress Conference 2012
Panelist speaker at Letterpress Fest, AIGA Charlotte, Charlotte, NC
Letterpress Printing Demonstration at SheVaCon, Roanoke, VA

2011
Organizer and coordinator for 
Art & Industry: Ladies of Letterpress Conference
Meet the Ladies of Letterpress talk at San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
Gallery coordinator and curator for Asheville BookWorks, Asheville, NC

2010
Resident Artist, Fetters Book Art Center at Studio 150, 
Gordo, AL
Taught papermaking class at the  Broad River Academy, Asheville, NC

2009
Grabhorn Fellowship  
Arion Press, San Francisco, CA
Letterpress Printing Demonstration   CONvergence 2009, Minneapolis, MN
Presenter, “Old Systems, New Media”  College Book Arts Assoc. Biennial Conf., Iowa City, IA

2008
Presenter, James F. Jakobsen Conference  
University of Iowa, IA
Printer and compositor at the Homestead Historical Print Shop   Homestead, IA

2007
Hand Papermaking Magazine’s Limited Edition Portfolio Number 8, “Calligraphy 
and Handmade Paper”, collaboration with Cheryl Jacobsen
Provided handmade paper for the University of Iowa Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program’s gift to NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson, taken to and displayed on the International Space Station for one year
Moderator, James F. Jakobsen Conference   University of Iowa, IA
Printer and compositor at the Homestead Historical Print Shop   Homestead, IA