Resume (Abbreviated)

Education

Formal/Informal/Private Training

2012 Paper and Book Intensive (PBI), Oxbow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

2008 Paper and Book Intensive (PBI), Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2002 Timeless Tech, Santa, ID. An invitational conference for conservators and book-related professionals organized by Jim Croft and Gary Frost.

2002 Paper and Book Intensive (PBI), Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

2001, 1998, 1997 Technology of the Medieval Book, Old Ways, Santa, ID. Courses focusing on methods of production by hand, including harvesting and processing raw flax fiber for spinning and papermaking, preparation of wooden covers, fabrication of metal clasp closures.

2000 BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2000 By Leaf Book and Paper Conservation, Cow Bay, Nova Scotia. Internship with conservator Joe Landry

1998-1999 Binding studies with Larry Yerkes, Bookbinder/Conservator, Iowa City, IA

1998-2001 The University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

1997 Dawson Printshop, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Courses in bookbinding and letterpress printing.

1996 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Course in Book Works.

1995 Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME. Course with Keith Smith on Non-adhesive Binding Structures.

Related Experience

2015 Exhibitor, CODEX V Book Fair & Symposium, Richmond, CA

2013 Artist in Residency, OxBow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI

Exhibitions

2015 "A,B,C: Assemblage/ Book Art/ Collage", Southern Utah Museum of Art, Cedar City, UT

2014 “Mini Medieval Book Binding” University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013 “Fifth International Artists’ Book Exhibition”, The King St. Stephan Museum, Szekesfehervar, Hungary

2011 “Extreme Bookbinding” University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009 “On Building: Jim Croft, Daniel Essig, Shanna Leino” University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009 “ Shakerag Faculty Show”, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School, Sewanee, TN

2009 “ Art of the Book”, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA

2008 “Modest (In Scale)”, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO

2008 “Celebrating the Sculptural Book: the Challenge of Structure”, Dodd Research Center Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

2008 “Performing the Book”, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2008 “Book as Art”, Donna Seager Gallery San Rafael, CA

2008 “La Mostra” The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2007 “La Mostra”, The University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

2007 “Visions & Voices”, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

2007 “La Mostra”, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2006 Instructor Show, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 2006 “Bookopolis II”, Bookworks, Asheville, NC

2006 “La Mostra”, The University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

2006 “La Mostra”, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2005 “La Mostra”, The University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

2005 “Bill Anthony: Lineage of a Master”, Iowa Artisan’s Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2005 “Bookbinding Across Time and Culture”, The University of Iowa Main Library, Iowa City, IA

2005 “Celebration of the Book 2005”, Winona State University, Winona, MN

2001 “Repetitive Motion,” College of Visual Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2000 “Tradition and Innovation,” Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2000 MatrixArts, Sacramento, CA

2000 “Book Explorations,” The New Art Forum, Kingston, MA

1999, 2001 “Multiple Talents,” Arts Iowa City, Iowa City, IA

Teaching

2016 "Bone Tool Making", University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

2016 "Bone Tool Making", The Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH

2016 "Bone Tool Making", Minnesota Center for Book Arts

2014 “Bone Tool Making”, Boston University, Boston, MA

2014 “Bone Tool Making”, Guild of Bookworkers, Potomac Chapter, Silver Spring, MD

2014 “Bone Tool Making”, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013 “Bone Tool Making”, Boston University, Boston, MA

2013 “Tool making for Book Artists”, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2012 “Bone Tool Making”, Helen Warren DeGolyer Bookbinding Competition, Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

2012 “Steel & Bone Tool Making”, Paper and Book Intensive (PBI), Oxbow School, Saugatuck, MI

2012 “Bone Tool Making”, Boston University, Boston, MA

2011 “Ethiopian Binding with Leather Cover”, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011 “Bone Tool Making”, The University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

2011 “Byzantine Binding”, Private Work shop, Chicago, IL

2011 “Metal Working for Book Artists”, The University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

2009 “ Metal Working for Book Arts”, Valley Ridge Art Studio, Muscoda, WI

2009 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, North Benett Street School, Boston, MA

2009 “Late Coptic Bookbinding” Shakerag Workshops, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School, Sewanee, TN

2009 “Bone Tool Making”, North Benett Street School, Boston, MA

2009 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Southwest School of Arts and Crafts, San Antonio, TX

2009 “Limp Vellum Binding” Private Workshop, Harrisville, NH

2009 “Late Coptic Bookbinding” Delaware Valley Chapter, Guild of Book Workers, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008 “Ethiopian binding with Leather Carrying Case”, Valley Ridge Art Studio, Muscoda, WI

2008 “Bookbinding: The Beginning” Wells College, Aurora, NY

2008 “Armenian Bookbinding”, Paper and Book Intensive, Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

2008 “Bone Tool Making”, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

2008 “Bone Tool Making”, The University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

2008 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Southwest Center for Arts and Craft, San Antonio, TX

2007 Fall Semester, Book Arts and Papermaking, The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

2007 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

2007 “Ethiopian Binding”, Dartmouth College Library, Hanover, NH

2007 “Bone Tool Making”, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2006 “Book Arts Picnic” with Jim Croft, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2006 “ Late Coptic Bookbinding” Scrub Oak Bindery, Salt Lake City, UT

2006 “Late Coptic Bookbinding” Wells College, Aurora, NY

2006 “Ethiopian Binding”, Garage Annex School for Book Arts, Easthampton, MA

2006 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, The New York Center for Book Arts. New York, NY

2006 Spring Semester, Book Arts and Papermaking , The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

2005 Fall Semester, Book Arts and Papermaking, The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

2005 “Ethiopian Binding” The New York Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, NY Academy of Medicine Conservation Lab, New York, NY

2004 “Ethiopian Binding: Leather-Covered Wooden Boards”, Garage Annex School for Book Arts, Easthampton, MA

2004 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, The New York Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2004 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, The University of Alabama , Tuscaloosa, AL

2003 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL

2003 “Ethiopian Bookbinding “, The New York Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2003 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2003 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, The New York Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2003 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, The University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, IA

2002 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, for the New York Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, New York Academy of Medicine Conservation Lab, New York, NY

2002 “Early decorative leatherworking techniques”, Timeless Tech, Santa, ID

2002 “Late Coptic Bookbinding”, Paper and Book Intensive (PBI), Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME