Education

  • 2008 BFA, University of North Texas Ceramics

  • BFA, University of North Texas Metalsmithing and Jewelry

  • 2005 –2008 University of North Texas (Honors)

  • 2004 AAS (Fine Art degree) Onondaga Community College,

  • Syracuse, NY (Honors)

Honors/Awards

  • June 2018 - 2nd place in Precious Jewelry Category - New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair, Albuquerque, NM

  • June 2017 - 2nd place in Precious Jewelry Category - New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair, Albuquerque, NM

  • May 2017 - "Best in Jewelry Category" - Allen Artfest, Allen, TX

  • 2008 Outstanding Academic Undergraduate Studio Art - Visual Art Department, University of North Texas/ Scholarship Award

  • 2007 Texas Arts and Crafts Fair Scholarship award for Jewelry and Metalsmithing

  • 2004 2nd Place Winner in 3D Category for Ceramics piece

  • Vineyard Art Exhibition, Syracuse, NY

  • 2003 1st Place Winner in 3D Category for Ceramics , Vineyard Art

  • Exhibition, Syracuse, NY

Exhibitions

  • 2014 "VAST" 125 Mile Art Exibition (Denton,TX) Award

  • 2013 "VAST" 125 Mile Art Exibition (Denton,TX) Award

  • 2013 "VAST" Annual Art Exibition (Denton, TX) Award

  • 2011 Michigan Society of Gold and Silver Smiths Exhibition

  • 2011 Earthly Pleasures Exhibition (Crafthaus)

  • 2011 NICHE Finalist

  • 2009 125 mile Show (Denton TX) Award

  • 2008 P. A. N. T. S. Show

  • 2008 3rd Annual Jewelry and Metalsmithing Student Exhibition (Arizona State University; Cataloged)

  • 2008 SNAG Conference 2008 (Savannah, GA)

Employment

  • 2011 - Current      Vandeman Metalsmithing & Jewelry / Vandeman Studios

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