Biographical Information:

Born: September 6, 1967; Topeka, KS

Current Residence: Albuquerque, NM

Education: B.A. Anthropology; University of Kansas

                  Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

                  The Studio at Corning Glass; Corning, NY

                  Studio Assistant to Emily Brock; 1999-2000

I spent 2 ½ years working in Washington, D.C. as a political analyst. I moved to Albuquerque, NM in 1992 and continued working in politics. In 1998, I began working with glass. Currently I work in my own studio on my designs.                              


Selected Group Exhibitions:

1999            Reflections

            Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

7th Annual Jewelry Invitational

            Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery: Dallas, TX


2000     Voyage

            Mariposa Gallery; Albuquerque, NM

            Let There Be Light

            Mariposa Gallery; Albuquerque, NM

Trunk Shows             

            Neiman Marcus; Atlanta, GA

8th Annual Jewelry Invitational    

            Kittrell Riffkind Art Glass Gallery; Dallas, TX


2001    Colors of Summer-Four Artist Show

            Mariposa Gallery; Albuquerque, NM


2002     Manifestations: Form and Function

            Denise Bibro Fine Art; New York, NY


2003    The Beautiful Bead

            Symmetry Gallery; Saratoga Springs, NY

            Visionaries Among Us

            Jett Gallery, Santa Fe, NM


2004     Invitational Exhibition

            International Society of Gold and Silversmiths; 2004 PMC Conference

            The Beautiful Bead

            Symmetry Gallery; Saratoga Springs, NY

             3 Artist Show

            Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

            1 Person Show-Spring

            Glass Expressions; Topeka, KS

            1 Person Show - Fall

            Glass Expressions; Topeka, KS

2005   River of Glass
          Kentucky Museum of Craft, Louisville, KY

2009   2009 Taos Art Glass Invitational   "40 Years of the Studio Art Glass Movement"

           "Walking on Glass" - FX-18 Gallery, Taos, NM

2010  Convergence

         Ohio Glass Museum in Lancaster, Ohio

         Bead&Button Show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

         Windisch-Hunt Fine Arts Gallery in Coconut Grove, Florida 

          Curator - BAUBLE

          Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2012  IPHONEOGRAPHY Updated Visual Dialogs

          The Lunch Box Gallery, Miami, FL

Featured in the Following Publications:

500 Beaded Objects: A New Dimension of Contemporary Beadwork-Lark Books

1000 Glass Beads: Innovation and Imagination in Contemporary Glass Beadmaking- Lark Books

Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet: Making Designer Metal Jewelry - Lark Books

Beads of Glass: The Art and The Artists-Cindy Jenkins

Bead Unique Magazine

Crafts Report Magazine

Passing the Flame, Volume 1: Hollow Beads and Vessels-Corina Tettinger


Current Venues

Mariposa Gallery  (Silver work)      Albuquerque, NM       Mariposa-Gallery.com

La Mesa Gallery                        Santa Fe, NM

Past Venues

American Craft Museum                       New York, NY

Denise Bibro Fine Art                           New York, NY

Neiman Marcus                                   Atlanta, GA     

Museum of Contemporary Art               Chicago, IL
Freehand                                             Los Angeles, CA

Glass Expressions                              Topeka, KS

Kitrell Riffkind Art Glass                        Dallas, TX

La Mesa of Canyon Road                      Santa Fe, NM

Mariposa Gallery                                  Albuquerque, NM