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Group Exhibitions

2019   Art on the Farm 5thAnnual Sculpture Exhibition, Barnard, VT
           Messages for the Future,Juried Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
           Kira’s Garden Sculpture Exhibition, AVA, Lebanon, NH
           Bente Torjusen West Sculptural Studies Building, Lebanon, NH
           Sculpture Fest 2019, Woodstock, VT
2018   Art in Nature, The Fells, Newbury, NH
           Sculpture Fest 2018, Woodstock, VT
           Kira’s Garden, AVA, Lebanon, NH
           Bente Torjusen West Sculptural Studies Building, Lebanon, NH            
2017   AVA’s Holiday Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
           Local Color, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
           LandARTLab, King Farm, Woodstock, VT
           Kira’s Garden, AVA, Lebanon, NH
           Bente Torjusen West Sculptural Studies Building, Lebanon, NH
          Sculpture Fest 2017, Woodstock, VT
          10” x 10” Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
2016   AVA’s Holiday Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
           Small Works & 50@50, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
           Local Color, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
           Art on the Farm 2nd Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Barnard, VT
2015   MUD, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
2014   Small Works – less is more, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
           Local Color, ArtisTree Gallery, South Pomfret, VT
           MUD, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
2012   Fine Works in Miniature, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
           AVA’s Holiday Salon, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
           The Gift of Mountains Walking, Hartland public library, Hartland, VT
           Local Color, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
           Post-Obsolescence (The Mailbox Project), ArtisTree, Woodstock, VT
           Sculpture Fest/Poetry on the Land 2012, King Farm, Woodstock, VT
           19th Annual Juried Summer Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
2011    Fine Works in Miniature, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
            Local Color: Reflections, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
            Songlines, Hartland public library, Hartland, VT
            Sculpture Fest 2011, Prosper Rd and King Farm, Woodstock, VT
            18th Annual Juried Summer Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH
2010    Sculpture Fest 2010, Woodstock, VT

Craft shows
2012    Fine Works in Miniature, ArtisTree Gallery, Woodstock, VT
            Shades of Autumn, Brownsville, VT
            Wild & Woolly Weekend, Proctorsville, VT
2011    Annual Holiday Sale and Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, NH

Fellowships
2000 Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Education
2000 Bachelor of Arts – Sculpture
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI – Conferred with Honors

Work Experience
2011             Assistant Coordinator – for Charlet Davenport, Sculpture Fest 2011 Woodstock, VT

2004 – 2011  President and Co-Owner of Keen Jaacks LLC. Management of a five-unit  live/work artist loft residence in Providence, RI

2000 – 2002  Studio Manager for Glass Artist Daniel Clayman – Rumford, RI. Management of 4 fabricators daily schedule to maintain shows deadlines. Lead fabricator of original wax pieces, mold making, and finish work of both cast glass & bronze sculptures. Also, planned three solo gallery show layouts with the Artist.

1998 – 2000  Lead Fabricator for Sculptor Jay Coogan – Providence, RI. Responsible for the fabrication of a sculpture commission for Fidelity Investments included extensive aluminum TIG welding. Wax working, bronze finishing and wood fabrication.

1999            Contractor for First Night Providence, Inc. Preparation for First Night 2000.

1999            Sculptor and Gallery Assistant for Peter Diepenbrock & Jeweler Didi Suydam – Newport, RI. Multiple tasks involved in gallery preparations and opening receptions. In addition to the metal finish work of Peter’s sculptures.

1996 – 1998  Assistant Coordinator for Bob Rizzo, Director of Cultural Affairs – Providence, RI. Job responsibilities ranged from review and organization of Artist’s proposals for Convergence International Art Festival, the meet and greet of selected Artists, sculpture set-up, event coordination, public relations, archival documentation and general office management. (First showing of WaterFire, by Barnaby Evans)

1998            Symposium Facilitator for Reimagining Ecology a symposium hosted by The Rhode Island School of Design in association with The Orion Society – Providence, RI. Responsibilities included; preparation for the series of panel discussions, slide presentations and lectures, involving organization of the stage “look” and set-up, and providing clear details to all the participants. (400 attendees)

1997            Gallery Installation Assistant for Woods Gerry Gallery, at the Rhode Island School of Design – Providence, RI

1997            Figure Modeling Tutor for an adult illustration student simplifying ways of seeing and creating the human form in 3-Dimensions – Providence, RI

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