WORK

HOOK POTTERY PAPER            LaPorte, IN

2018                                          Intern

Assisted in farm and professional paper and clay studio operations 


RAY TOMASSO STUDIO           Denver, CO 

2018                                         Apprentiship

Produced sculptural paper work along side professional studio artist 


EPIPHANY FARMS                    Bloomington, IL

Summer 2016                           Farm Hand

Worked on a team of five caring for a 90 acre “beyond organic” farm
Daily harvesting, cleaning, and packaging of over 30 varieties of vegetables and fruit
Helped with remodel of farm restaurant and barn

PINNACLE CONSTRUCTION    Bozeman, MT

2016                                         Carpenter

Worked on a team of two for a remodel and 1,600 sq. ft addition on a private home
Rough framing as well as finish carpentry experience
Used a variety of hand tools and stationary power tools

AMES CONSTRUCTION          Denver, CO

Summer 2013                          Laborer- Stormwater Management

Implemented creative solutions to properly manage storm-water
Recorded daily safety reports and equipment conditions
Replaced 36 inch concrete pipe in a 14 foot deep excavation
Received OSHA 10-Hour training card for Construction Safety and Health


EDUCATION

SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO          Chicago, IL

2016-2018                                BFA in Interdisciplinary Studio Art


UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO                                        Boulder, CO

2014-2015                                                Astrophysics/Chemistry

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN                                       Ann Arbor, MI

2013-2014                                                                         Business



ADDITIONAL

FINCA MORPHO                                    Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica 

2015                                                                               Farm Hand

Lived off the grid, growing an abundant variety of exotic and medicinal fruits and vegetables
Used traditional methods to build a wood fired stove, bamboo cabana, and a solar dehydrator

STUDENTS STOPPING STARVATION                        Ann Arbor, MI

2013                                                      Co-Founder and Treasurer

Started a thriving club at University of Michigan that holds an annual food drive in support of the local food banks
Raised over $1,500 in canned food during first operational year

EAGLE SCOUT TROOP 637                                          Denver, CO

2012                                                      Highest Honor in Scouting

Planned, supervised and instructed fellow scouts and friends in pouring a concrete pad,
installing a bench, and landscaping a 30’x20’ area at a local middle school







                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

































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