Chicago based sculptor, designer, illustrator
Trying to find the intuitive content within the rational that turns space into place.
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Exhibitions and Publications
2014: Krasl Art Center Biennial Sculpture Invitation, St Joseph, Benton Harbor Michigan
2014: Permanent installation ‘Bridge’, Skokie, Illinois
2013: Chicago Sculpture International Exhibition 2013, Bridgeport Art Center Gallery, 1200 W. 35th Street, Chicago, IL
2013: Chicago Sculpture International, CPD Sculptures on the Boulevards Exhibition - ‘We’, California and 24th Street, Chicago, IL
2013: 12th annual Chicago Sculpture Exhibition ‘Traveler,’ Lill and Halsted - Chicago, Illinois.
2012: 11th annual Chicago Sculpture Exhibition ‘We,’ Barry and Broadway - Chicago, Illinois.
2012: Permanent installation ‘Being There/ There Being,’ Lakeview - Chicago, Illinois
2012: Permanent installation 'Bridge,' Northeastern Illinois University Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center
2011: Installation 'Intent,' Northeastern Illinois University Salme Harju Steinberg Fine Arts Center
2010: Six month display of ‘Bridge’, Seneca Hotel, 200 East Chestnut St. Chicago, Illinois
2010: First place in juried exhibition Earth curated through Northeastern Illinois University
2010: Art Calendar Magazine’s ‘Outstanding Art Students from Around the US’ bulletin, March 2010 issue.
2010: 9th annual Chicago Sculpture Exhibition ‘Being There/ There Being,’ Lincoln, School and Marshfield - Chicago, Illinois
2009: Photograph submissions, Capture My Chicago, Pediment Group Inc. in collaboration with CBS channel 2 Chicago.
2009: International student exchange exhibition curated through Northeastern University 东北大学, Shenyang China
2009: Merit award for 3D work in Juried exhibition curated through Northeastern Illinois University
2009: Third place in Juried exhibition Air curated through Northeastern Illinois University
2009: 8th annual Chicago Sculpture Exhibit ‘Bridge,’ Lincoln Lincoln Park- Chicago, Illinois
2005: Chinese cultural exchange program through Luxun Acadamy of Fine Arts in Shenyang, China. Works include a permanent outdoor group environmental installation in the Shenyang botanical gardens and an ephemeral environmental installation involving river-clay figures and trees.
2004 - 2014: Bar tender, bar manager, whisky buyer and social media director for The Grafton Pub and Grill
2010: Commission to design and build the main Sakyamuni alter image for the Rinzai Buddhist Korinji Monastery
2003: Interior glass design and etching for The Galway Arms, Chicago, IL
2002-2003: Font and logo design, glass design and etchings, and murals for The Grafton Pub and Grill, Chicago, IL
1999-2014: Private commissions to build and create several pieces including murals, paintings, glass etchings, and sculptures
1998-2003: Architectural Model Maker, Columbia Model and Exhibit Works, Chicago, IL
1997-1998: Professional Illustrator, Books of Wonder’s Publisher, New York, New York
1994-1997: Sales Associate, Gallimaufry Gallery, Chicago, IL
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