Work Bio

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  • Penland School Of Crafts. Penland, NC. Studied with Ethan Stern. Glass Full Scholarship awarded. Summer 2014
  • Penland School Of Crafts. Penland, NC. Studied with the De La Torre Brothers. Glass Full Scholarship awarded. Summer 2013.
  • Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, WA. Studied with Ross Richmond. "In the Details" course. Summer 2011.
  • Scottsdale Community College. Scottsdale, AZ. Two years of Art Jewelry, Drawing, 2D, 3D, Sculpture. GPA 3.5. 1997-1998.
  • Saguaro High School. Scottsdale, AZ. Four years of Metal Smithing and Jewelry. GPA 3.45. 1993-1996.
  • Savannah College of Art and Design. Savannah, GA. Glass Blowing. 2004-2005.
  • Atlanta College of Art. Atlanta, GA. Glass Blowing. 2000-2005.
  • Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA. Glass Blowing. 2000-2005.
  • Spruill Center for the Arts. Dunwoody, GA. Glass Blowing. 2000-2005.
  • Kennesaw State University. Kennesaw, GA. Glass Blowing. 2000-2005.
  • Janke Studios. Atlanta, GA. Glass Blowing. 1999-2006.
  • Small Metals Casting Jewelry. Independent Course. 2005.
  • Art at Work. Instructor for Fulton County Youth Prevention Program. 2000-2001.
  • Assistant. Viccolo Glass Studio. Van Nuys, CA. Assisted and produced Viccolo line of glass. 2006-2007.
  • Assistant. Janke Studios, Inc. Atlanta, GA. Assisted and produced Janke line of glass. 1998-2006.
  • Artist. Christopher Moulder Lighting. Atlanta, GA. Assembling and building Moulder Designs. 2005.
  • Sculptor. Ward Sculptural Arts. Canton, GA. Only figurative sculptor casting in bronze. The only employee for four years. Also worked with mold making, casting, wax gating, chasing and investing and metal chasing. 1999-2001.
  • Assistant to Tim Poe. Atlanta, GA. Glass line. 2000.
  • Assistant to Jim Shoematte. Atlanta, GA. Glass line. 1998-2000. Assistant to Newt Grover. Scottsdale, AZ. Glass line. 1998.

Bronze foundry casting, mold making, lost wax casting, wielding, glass blowing, designing glass blowing equipment and tools, electrical, fabricating metal, woodworking, foundry casting, and jewelry.

  • Phoenix Home & Garden, October, 2014.
  • Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. 2010.
  • Arcadian Lighting. "Bathroom Lighting Fixtures Gone Wild." 2010.
  • Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine. 2005.
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle. 2005.
  • Atlanta Home Magazine. 2004.
  • Piedmont Review. 2004.
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution. 2004.
  • Home & Garden TV. "Do It Yourself." 2003.
  • Glassart3.biz. 2011.
  • Theeyedropper.com.
  • Dieselpunks.com. 2009.
  • Tumblr.com.
  • FFFound.com.
  • Semi-finalist for Ashville public art Biltmore Plaza Parking Garage (3 semi-finalists). Asheville, NC. 2014.
  • Watermarks. Metro Nashville Public Art. Antioch Community Center. 2013.
  • Bike Rack Design For Metro Nashville Public Art. 2013.
  • Dana Foundation (Full) Scholarship Penland School Of Crafts. 2014.
  • Richard Ritter (Full) Scholarship Penland School Of Crafts. 2012.
  • Glassville. 2015.
  • Janke Hot Glass Festival. 2007.
  • Trinity School Spotlight on Artists. Atlanta, GA. 2004.
  • Susan Bridges Christmas Show. 2004.
  • Market on Main Street. 2003-2004.
  • King Plow Arts Center. Atlanta, GA. 2004.
  • Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport. Atlanta, GA. 2002.
  • Urban Market. Atlanta, GA. 2001-2003.
  • Convention Center Trade Fair. 2003.
  • Dogwood Festival. 2003.
  • Piedmont Park Festival. 2002.
  • Fashion Square Art Market. 2000.
  • Edge Wood Art Market. 2001.
  • Be Original Art Gallery. Buckhead, GA.
  • Eclectic Electric. Roswell, GA.
  • Willis Gray Gallery. Decatur, AL.
  • Matildas Cottage. Alpharetta, GA.
  • Chrysalis Gallery. GA.
  • Clay's Gallery. Atlanta, GA.
  • Janke Gallery. Atlanta, GA.
  • Altered Space Gallery. Venice, CA.
  • Leiper's Creek Gallery. Franklin, TN.

MLB Baseball Player in the Phoenix Area; VP and Board of Director Member of the High Museum In Atlanta Bert Rayle; Lisa and Nick Hoffman; Wendy Bassett; Stacy and Darr; Michelle Clery; Rhonda Bush; Jody Cobb; Michael Overstreet; Bill Harbor; Ryan Cameron; Steve Steury; Marty Ivey; Bob Levy; Jodie Hammersfahr; Barbara Reid; Judith Arnold; Scott Edlime; Jodi Fleischer; Neil Livesey; Matthew Divenere; Maryann Demster.

Mix Bar & Grill; Haven Restaurant.