EDUCATION :

 

       2007 - 2010               

 

 

 

2001 - 2006

2000 - 2001

Graduate, Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art (Jewelry & Metals), 

Towson University, Towson, Maryland

Graduate, Magna Cum Laude, Bachelor of Fine Arts

(Jewelry / Metals / Enameling)

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Student, Art Education, Mount Union College

Alliance, Ohio

SPECIALIZED TRAINING :

2012

CCBC Fab Lab Training

School of Applied Technology

The Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore, Maryland

           Epilog Laser Cutter

           UPrint 3D Printer

           ShopBot

           Roland Vinyl Cutter

2012

DIGITAL PROGRAMS : 

Object Lab Equipment Training

Towson University, Towson, Maryland

           Roland MDX 40A, CNC Mill

           ZCorp, 3D Printer

           Object, 3D Printer

           Solidscape, 3D Printer

           NextEngine 3D Scanner

           Versalaser 2.30, Laser Cutter

 

 

Include : Rhinoceros 5.0, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, 

Autodesk 123D Series, Wordpress Publishing, Microsoft Office Suite

 

 

Include : Acetylene and Natural Gas Soldering, Gas Welding, Hollow Fabrication, Mechanism Fabrication, Hydraulic Press Die Forming, Electroforming, Lost Wax Casting, Plastic and Wax Injection Molding, Mold Making (Vulcanized, RTV, Plaster, Alginate), Sinking and Raising, Basic Stone Setting, Powder coating, Enameling (Kiln & Torch Fired), Cold Connection Techniques, Basic Woodworking Processes, CNC Milling, Additive 3D Printing, Machine Sewing

 

 

STUDIO

TECHNIQUES : 

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE :  

2016- present

2011- present

2011- present

2015-2016

Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Maryland

Form & Space Studio Manager

First Year Experience 

 

 

Heidi Lowe Gallery, Innovative Jewelry Studio

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Layout Designer

Digital and Print Marketing Materials

 

 

Towson University, Jewelry & Metals Department

           Administration Duties

               General Studio Maintenance

               Supply Inventory / Ordering

               Monitor Scheduling and Oversight

 

 

Hamilton Arts Collective

Baltimore, Maryland

Artist Member

 

 

2008-2015

2011-2016 

Megan Auman, Jewelry & Sculptural Objects

           Production Manager

               Production of Jewelry

               Production and Shipping Timelines

               Material Inventory

               Quality Control

           Cast Jewelry Line: 

               RTV Mold Making, Wax Injection, Lost Wax Casting, Fabrication,

               Finishing

           Welded Steel Jewelry Line:

               Wire Forming, Gas Welding, Assembly, Finishing

 

 

 

Towson University, Towson, Maryland 

           Adjunct Faculty

               Jewelry & Metals Department

               Foundations Department 

                    Jewelry & Metals I, Jewelry for Non-Art Majors, Digital      

                    Concepts: Image

 

 

 

2013

Dogeared Inc., San Diego, California 

           Freelance CAD work

               Design and modeling of charms

     

 

 

           

 

 

 

2007-

2010

Towson University, Towson, Maryland

           Jewelry & Metals Studio Technician

               General Studio Maintenance

               Equipment Maintenance and Research 

               Organization and Implementation of Monitor Schedule and Duties

               Blackboard

               Preparation for Professor Demonstrations

               Mediation and Resolution of Interpersonal Conflict

               Hazmat Safety Training Safety

               

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

2007

Alpha Micron, Tician Eyewear Line, Kent, Ohio

           Polisher, Fabricatior, CNC Milling

           

          

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

RETAIL SHOWS: 

2019

Charm City Craft Mafia's Holiday Heap

Baltimore, Maryland

December 6th

 

 

 

2011

Buyer's Market of American Craft

Baltimore, Maryland

July 11th-13th

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2010

Buyer's Market of American Craft

Baltimore, Maryland

Exhibited with Without Constant Supervision Design Collective

August 23rd-25th

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2009

Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair

Washington D.C.

October 3rd

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2007

Artscape Holiday Sale

Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

IN PRINT:

2016

American Craft Council Show

Baltimore, Maryland

February 16th - 21st 

 

 

 

2018

BMore Art Magazine

Issue Five: Beauty

Alternative Adornment : The Art Jewelry of Demitra Thomloudis, 

Mallory Weston, Katja Toporski, Elaine Zukowski and Amy Klainer

 

 

 

SELECTED

EXHIBITIONS:

2012- present

2018

Hamilton Gallery

Baltimore, Maryland

Wok shown monthly

 

 

 

Jewelry & Gender: Challenging the Norms

Kent State School of Art Gallery

Kent, Ohio

November 2nd - December 1st

 

 

2015

Reflect

The Rehoboth Art League 

Lewes, Delaware

December 4th 2015- January 10th 

 

 

 

2015

The Contemporary Jewelry Exchange

Online Exhibition and Book Project

International

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2014

Digital Hand

Kent State School of Art Gallery

Kent, Ohio

February 9th- 28th

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2013

Urban Identity 

Solo Exhibition

Heidi Lowe Gallery

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

April 13th- May10th 

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2013

Ferrous

Velvet da Vinci Contemporary Jewelry Gallery

San Francisco, California

March 1st- April 14th

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2012-

2015

Earrings Galore, (Annual) 

Heidi Lowe Gallery

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2010

New Directions in Craft

Delaware Center for Contemporary Art

Featured Artist Exhibition, Alternatives Musuem Shop

Wilmington, Delaware

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2010

Social Change

Towson Arts Collective

Towson, Maryland

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2009

STUFF: Jewelry for the People

Sub-Octo Gallery, Organized by Studio 4903

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

                

 

 

           

 

 

 

2008-

2009

Multiples, Annual Group Show

Heidi Lowe Gallery

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware