Education

2014 MFA Eastern Michigan University, Summa Cum Laude
2011 BFA Eastern Michigan University, Studio Art - Metalsmithing concentration
2007 BA Eastern Michigan University, Urban Planning and Anthropology, Magna Cum Laude


Solo/Two-Person Exhibitions

2015 Lacuna: Life Through Death // Chin-Azzaro Gallery, Ypsilanti MI
2014 Die/Grow Grow/Die Thesis Show // Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI
2013 Jessica Tenbusch & Suzanne Boissy // Bona Sera, Ypsilanti MI


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Thinking With Animals // River House Arts, Toledo OH (Upcoming)

2017 Emergent Effect // Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI
Sacred Spaces // Higher Art Gallery, Traverse City, MI
Gathering: A Venison Magazine Retrospective // Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA

2016 Alter+Combine // (SCENE) Metrospace, Lansing MI
Borders // Walter Terhune Gallery, Owens Community Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Perrysberg OH
Never Not Broken // Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI
Re: Formation, dual-site exhibition // Toledo OH & Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI
Echoes, Ypsi Alloy Studios Group Show // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI
 
2015 CLOSER // (SCENE) Metrospace, Lansing MI
Potato, Potahto: Sides of Midwestern Life // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI
Forage: A Collection of Honey Bee Inspired Art // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI
 
2014 Master Pieces // Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH

2013 The 91st Annual All Media Exhibition // Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Rodin Spring Show // Rodin, Detroit MI
Metals 2013 // Walter B. Ford Building, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
 
2012 Embodiment // Jean Paul Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2011 Emergence 11 // Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI
Real People 2011 // Old Court House Art Center, Woodstock IL


Curation and Professional Activities

2017 - Present Owner/Operator : Ypsi Alloy Studios // Ypsilanti MI
2018 Curator : Thinking With Animals // River House Arts, Toledo OH (Upcoming)
2017 Juror : Forage V // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI (Upcoming)
Curator/Juror : Chimera // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI (Upcoming)
2016 Curator : Echoes, Ypsi Alloy Studios Group Show // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI
Juror: Forage IV // 22 North Gallery, Ypsilanti MI


Publications

2016 Venison Magazine, Summer Issue, 2016 [link]
Alter+Combine // Group Show Catalog, (SCENE) Metrospace, Lansing MI
2015 CLOSER // Group Show Catalog, (SCENE) Metrospace, Lansing MI
2014 MANIFEST Gallery, Season 10 Manifest Exhibition Annual Catalog
 

Awards and Honors

2016 Second Place Award // Borders, River Arts Gallery, Perrysberg OH
2013 Teaching Assistantship // Eastern Michigan University, 3D Design
2012 - 2013 Arthur Rockall Scholarship
2011 - 2014 Graduate Assistantship // Eastern Michigan University
2011 - 2012 Dorothy Lamming Graduate Student Scholarship
Arthur Rockall Scholarship
Fellowship Award for Symposium Participants