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2009            Masters of Fine Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2003            Post Baccalaureate, University of NSCAD, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

2001            BA in English, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

Current Work

Artist Development Coordinator at Springboard for the Arts, St. Paul, 


2015            Artist Initiative Grant – Minnesota State Arts Board, MN

                   Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation Award — Northern Clay Center, MN

2014            McKnight Mid Career Public Art Project Grant Finalist — Forecast Public Art, MN

2013            Jerome Foundation Travel Grant – Jerome Foundation, MN

                    Artist Initiative Grant – Minnesota State Arts Board, MN

                    Best in Show - “Best Served Hot” Lillstreet Art Center, IL

2009          Jerome Foundation Project Grant – Forecast Public Art, St. Paul, MN

                   Mini Grant for Watershed Projects– Minnesota Watershed Management Organization, Minneapolis, MN


2015            The Landmark Center of MN - Permanent Public Art Installation, Summer Arts Discovery Residency, St. Paul, MN    

2009            St. Anthony Falls Heritage Society, Temporary Installation for Mill City Museum, Minneapolis, MN

Solo Shows

2015            “Emergence” The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

                    “A Living River” Concordia Gallery, Concordia College, St. Paul

2013            “Lit”, Gallery 360, Minneapolis, MN(5’ x 5’ Feature Show)

2009           “Mississippi River Story Boats” – Mill City Museum, Railway Corridor, Minneapolis, MN

2008            “Navigating Our River Communities” - Homewood Studios, Minneapolis, MN

2007            “Liminal Spaces”, University of Wisconsin, Wausau, WI

Selected Group Shows/Exhibitions

2016            Fogelberg, Red Wing and APS Artists Exhibition - Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

2014            “A Sustainable Table”, NCECA Concurrent Independent Exhibition, Milwaukee, WI

2013            “Best Served Hot: Ceramics for the Coffee Ritual”, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicagoo, IL

                    “April Artist of the Month”, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                    “Penokee: Explore the Iron Hills”, Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, WI

2012            “Women and Water Rights:  Concerning Water”, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

                   “Precipice Earth”, NCECA Concurrent Independent Exhibition, Seattle, WA

2011            “Seeing the Common Good:  Artists Creating for Social Change”, United  Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, MN

2010            “Water Matters”, Rochester MN

                     “Earth Matters” 2010 NCECA Invitational, Philadelphia, PA

                     “La Mesa,” NCECA 2010, Philadelphia, PA

                     “Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Rejuvenation”, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota.  Curated by Lucy Lippard.  

2009            “SixthAnnual Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition” – The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                     “Making Home” - University of Minnesota MFA Thesis Show

Collaborative work and Public Art Projects

  • 2015            “Letters to Landmark” — permanent installation in the MN Landmark Center of MN, supported by the MN Landmark Center’s Summer Art Residency Program. In collaboration with members of the MN Landmark Center’s audience and the general public.
  • 2014-current        “Pop-up Pollinator Picnics” — Supported by the MN State Art BoardArtist Initiative Grant and in collaboration with the Beez Kneez and Pollinate MN.
  • 2014            “Water Stories” — Supported by MN State Arts Board Arts Learning Grant and in collaboration with Carrie Christianson, Forecast Public Art and Glacier Hills  Elementary School 4th graders
  • 2013-14        “A Living River” — Supported by the MN State Art Board Artist Initiative Grant and in collaboration with Wilderness Inquiry, Upper Mississippi Academy, and Folwell Elementary School
  • 2011            “Family Meals” — Supported by the Northern Clay Center Outreach Program and the Community Design Center of MN and in collaboration with families affiliated with the East Side Conservation Youth Corps
  • 2009            “Thursday Nights Out” — Supported by the Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Project Grant administered by Forecast Public Art and in collaboration with Grace Davitt and Redeemer Lutheran Church.
  • 2008            “Mississippi River Stories” Supporting partners included: Graduate Research Project Partnership Grant through the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts, Mississippi Watershed Management Organization, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, National Parks Service and the Community Design Center of Minnesota.  In collaboration with youth from the Mississippi River Green Team in Minneapolis and from the Community Design Center of Minnesota in St. Paul.    
  • 2007-08        “East Side Gateway Rain Garden” — with support from the City of Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation, the Lower Phalen Creek Project. In collaboration with Toby Sisson, Laura Corcoran, Jamie Winter Dawson, Christine Baeumler, the East Side Conservation Youth Corps

Other Work Experience

  • 2009:  Sales Gallery Assistant, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2004-2005:  Studio assistant for Betty Woodman, Antella, FI, Italia
  • 2004-2005:  English program coordinator, studio and office manager La Meridiana, International Center for Ceramic Arts in Tuscany, Certaldo, FI, Italia
  • 2001-2003:  Studio Assistant for Silvie Granatelli, Floyd, Virginia

Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Co-owner, art curator and marketing manager for online art marketplace Gather Art Registry, Minneapolis, MN (


  • 2014            Mold Making Workshop, The Donkey Mill, Holualoa, HI
  • 2013            Visiting Artist Lecture and one-day workshop, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
  • 2011            “Screen Printing on Clay” Lecture and Demonstration, MNWCA Winter                             Workshop, Rochester, MN
  • 2010            Visiting Artist Workshop and Lecture, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA Visiting Artist and Lecturer
  • 2010           The Nature Conservancy - Minnesota Chapter, Minneapolis, MN  
  • 2010           Visiting Artist Workshop and Lecture, The Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture, Holualoa, HI
  • 2008           Panel Discussion – “Art of the Mississippi River,” Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
  • 2008           Visiting Artist and Lecture, College of St. Benedict and St. Johns University, St. Cloud, MN
  • 2007           Visiting Artist and Lecture, University of Wausau, Wausau, WI

Artist Residencies            

2014            The Donkey Mill, Holualoa HI with funding from the Jerome Foundation Travel fund

School Residencies

  • 2014            Glacier Hills Elementary School, Eagen, MN - 4th grade residency in collaboration with Carrie Christianson and Forecast Public Art    
  • 2012-13        Anne Sullivan Elementary School, Minneapolis, MN - after school “Beacons” program facilitated by the Northern Clay Center 

Authored Publications

  • 2015            Teaching Artist Journal ed 13(4): Review of Crafting Creativity & Creating Craft -                    Craftivism, Art Education, and Contemporary Craft Culture


  • 2011            Issue Environment edited by Jan Estep
  • 2010            The State We’re In, Reflections on Minnesota History edited by Annette Atkins and Deborah L Miller, “Telling River Stories” by Patrick Nunnally; 2010  Minnesota Historical Society Press.
  • 2009            Reach Magazine, The University of Minnesota, College of Liberal Arts Magazine, 
  • Spring 2009, “Navigating River Communities”    
  • 2001            Clay Times, May/June, 2001, “NCECA 2001 Evolving Legacies”

Private Collections        

Redwing Collectors Society Foundation


Exhibitions Curated 

2014            “A Sustainable Table,” Concurrent Independent Exhibition, NCECA, Milwaukee, WI

2012            “Precipice Earth,”  Concurrent Independent Exhibition, NCECA,  Seattle, WA

Professional Organizations

  • Current    Member    MNWCA – Minnesota Women’s Ceramic Artists
  • NCECA - National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts
  • ACC - American Craft Council