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curriculum vitae


2011 - 2014
dental technology advanced diploma, george brown college, toronto

2005 - 2009
bachelor of design, jewellery + metalsmithing, ontario college of art and design, toronto, graduated top of program


stainless steel fabrication workshop, shao design studio, toronto

introductory enameling course, jewel envy, toronto
rhino 4.0 training level one, ontario college of art and design, toronto

chasing + repousse two day workshop, jeff deboer, metal arts guild, toronto

lapidary stone cutting workshop, david mcaleese, toronto

selected shows + exhibitions 

queen west art crawl, trinity bellwood park, toronto

whodunit? silent auction, OCAD University, toronto
cabbagetown arts and crafts, riverdale park, toronto
square foot show, AWOL gallery, toronto
toronto outdoor art exhibition, nathan phillips square, toronto
one of a kind spring show - OCAD showcase, direct energy centre, toronto
metal explorations, cedar ridge creative centre, toronto

whodunit?, OCAD University, toronto   
out of the shadows, *new* gallery, toronto 
nuit blanche, metal arts guild, toronto
square foot show, AWOL gallery, toronto
unity and diversity - canadian pavilion, cheongju international craft biennale, south korea
award winners, ontario crafts council, toronto
94th Annual Graduate Exhibition: Discover OCAD+, OCAD University, toronto
materialized, lennox contemporary, toronto 
one of a kind spring show - OCAD showcase, direct energy centre, toronto
secret identity, OCAD student gallery, toronto

shadowboxes, XPACE, toronto
come eat with us, OCAD University, toronto
93rd annual student exhibition: evolving DNA, OCAD, Toronto

metal arts guild - year of the craft, OCAD University, toronto

selected awards + recognition
proficiency award for the most outstanding first year student in Dental Technology, George Brown College, Toronto

lawrence rea memorial award for excellence in Jewellery, OCAD, Toronto carol rapp award for excellence in Jewellery, OCAD, Toronto
gallery 76 award for excellence in the Arts, Honourable Mention, OCAD, Toronto
the women’s association of the mining industry scholarship for jewellery design, Ontario Crafts Council
student volunteer recognition, OCAD, Toronto

george a. reid award nomination for Best Essay in Liberal Studies, OCAD

salutatorian, NDSS, Brampton, ON
royal bank artistic achievement award for outstanding achievement in the arts, brampton arts council, ON

2nd place for atmosphere and decor design – Caribbean Pavilion/Carabram, brampton, ON

professional experience
2013 - present CAD/CAM Dental Technician, Shaw Group of Dental Laboratories, Toronto
2011 - 2014 Advanced Jewellery/Enameling Instructor, Organic Metal Gallery, Toronto
2010 – 2014  Jeweller/Shopkeeper, Organic Metal Gallery, Toronto 
2008 – 2010 Jewellery Studio Class Assistant/Monitor, OCAD, Toronto
2010 Assistant Art Teacher, Clinton Public School, Toronto
2010 Sale Coordinator, Material Art and Design Valentine’s Day Sale, OCAD
2009 Contract Jeweller, Sugar Beads Co., Toronto
2009 Contract Studio Assistant, Dennis Lin Studios, Toronto
2009, 2010 Material Art + Design Representative, Choosing Your Major Information Session, OCAD, Toronto
2008 – 2009 Fundraising Committee Executive, Material Art and Design, OCAD, Toronto
2007 Contract Studio Assistant, O’Dee Display Graphics Corporation, Markham
2006 Volunteer, City of Toronto Banner and Mural Program, Toronto
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Artist Talks, Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School, Brampton
2004, 2005 Set Designer + Creative Manager, Caribbean Pavilion – Carabram, Brampton  

“The Nature of Diamonds,” MAGazine, Spring 2009, p. 25

Featured in the Ontario Craft Council’s 2009 Annual Report, Ontario Crafts Council, 2010
Featured in the awards and scholarships pamphlet, Ontario Crafts Council, 2010
Sketch, Winter 2010, p. 20
Cheoungju International Craft Biennale Exhibition Catalogue, Misul Munhwa Publishing, 2009, p. 251, 273
“206 Artworks at the 2009 Biennale,” press release, Canadian Crafts Federation, 2009
Featured by Elisabeth Heidinga, MAGazine, Spring 2009, p. 12
Material Art + Design Thesis Catalogue, Magnum Printing, 2009, p. 66-67
Featured on Secret Identity invitation, OCAD Student Gallery, 2009