Curriculum Vitae


Education

2014 Master of Arts in Art Education, College of Education, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2005     Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
1998     Professional Printers’ Certificate, Tamarind Institute, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico Albuquerque, New Mexico
1997     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Printmaking, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico
​1993     High School Diploma, Sandia Preparatory School, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Teaching Experience


2013-2014 Teaching Artist at Harwood Summer Arts Camp, Esquela del Sol and The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2014     Elementary Art Teacher, K-5th, E.G. Ross Elementary and APS Fine Arts Program, Albuquerque, New Mexico 2013      Student Teaching: K-5th Grade, E.G. Ross Elementary and APS Fine Arts Program, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2012      Student Teaching: Kindergarten, UNM Art in the Elementary School, La Mesa Elementary School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Fourth Grade After School Art Program, UNM Arts at La Mesa Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico Cooperative Teaching: Studio Art, Valley High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2005      Instructor of Record: Art Foundry, Atlanta College of Art, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia 2002-2004     Staff Instructor for the School of Art: 3D Design, Sculpture, Lithography, University of Alabama at Birmingham
1999-2001     Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Instructor of 3D Design School of Art and Design, Georgia State University 2000              Instructor of Metal Fabrication Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia
Professional

2012-2013     Graduate Assistant to The Masley Gallery Art Education Program, College of Education, University of New Mexico 2006-2012     Founder, Owner and Managing Member, Aidan Architectural Ironworks, LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico 2004-2006     Welding Foreman and Fabricator, Stolisma Inc., Birmingham, Alabama 2001-2003     Artist in Residence and Metal Arts Coordinator Sloss Metal Arts, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark Birmingham, Alabama 2000-2001     Assistant Facilities Manager for the Sculpture Department, Atlanta College of Art, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia 2001              Emerging Artist in Residence Sloss Metal Arts, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama 1998-2001     Graduate Assistantship, Studio Technician for the Sculpture Department, School of Art and Design, Georgia State University

Service Commitments
2013-2014       President, UNM Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association 2013-2014       Pre-Service Representative, Board of Directors for the New Mexico Art Education Association 2012-1013       Member At Large, UNM Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association 2012-2014       Member, Board of Directors for The Friends of Montessori Foundation 2012-2014       Volunteer, AYSO Soccer Coach and Referee, AYSO Region 104 
Awards and Fellowships

​2000                Dean Dreyer Juror’s Award, School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Outstanding Graduate Sculpture Student Award, School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia The Sloss Emerging Artist in Residency Grant, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama 1997                Lorraine Shula Scholarship for the Visual Arts, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico