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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

2017       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

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

Baylor University

Brigham Young University

Lafayette College

Lingnan University, Hong Kong

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Scripps College

Stanford University

The Art Mill Museum, Szentendre, Hungary

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Florida

University of Iowa

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Yale University

 

MEMBERSHIPS

American Printing History Association

College Book Art Association

Fine Press Book Association

Ladies of Letterpress

Southern Graphics Council

Southern Highland Craft Guild

  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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     Research Assistant for Tim Barrett, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

                         Graduate Research Assistant, grant funded through Institute of Library and Museum Services

2005 – 2006     University of Iowa Main LibraryConservation Lab, Iowa City, IA

                         Conservation Student Assistant II

2001 – 2004     Northeast Document Conservation Center, Olmsted Archives Lab, Springfield, MA

                         Senior Preservation Technician

1998 - 2001      E. Carolina Univ. Joyner Library, Preservation & Conservation Dept., Greenville, NC

                         Student employee: Book Repair Technician

                         Faculty position: Visiting Instructor (2001)

 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

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 2011

             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