Resume

Education

1997      The Kinkaid School, Highschool Diploma, Houston, TX
2001      Pitzer College, B.A. Studio Art, Claremont, CA
2002      The Crucible, selected jewelry fabrication classes, Oakland CA
2004      The Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, jewelry technician intensive, San Francisco, CA

Selected Employment History

2002      Mesa Technical, Photographers Assistant, Berkeley, CA
2004      Studio 311, Goldsmith, Petaluma, CA
2005      Belle Brooke Designs, Inc., Owner, Los Angeles CA, Boulder CO, and
Taos NM.

Selected Jewelry Exhibition

2012      Design Works Gallery, Winter Contemporary Jewelry Show, Galveston TX
2011      Design Works Gallery, Winter Contemporary Jewelry Show, Galveston TX
2010      Goldesberry Gallery, Winter Invitational, Houston TX
2009      IMEC Winter Exhibition, Albuquerque NM
2009      Langman Gallery Winter Show, Willow Grove PA
2008      Taboo Studio, New Artists New Directions, San Diego CA
2007      Goldesberry Gallery, Winter Invitational, Houston TX
2007      Cervini Haas Gallery, Art Jewelry Invitational, Scottsdale AZ
2007      Couture Awards and Show, Pratt Mansion, New York NY
2007      Sculpture to Wear, Salon de Artistes, Santa Monica CA
2007      Aaron Faber Gallery, The Necklace Show, New York NY
2007      ACCI Gallery, National Juried Craft Exhibition, Berkeley CA
2006      Goldesberry Gallery, Winter Invitational, Houston TX
2008      First Annual Kinkaid Alumni Art Exhibition, Houston TX

Awards

2012      Best of Show, Boulder Open Arts Festival
2012      Spectrum Awards Winner, Business Daywear
2012      Spectrum Awards Winner, Fashion Forward
2012      Niche Awards Finalist, Gold with Stones
2009      Niche Awards Finalist, Silver with Stones
2008      Jewelers of America Mort Abelson New Designer of the Year, Winner
2008      AJDC New Talent Competition, Honorable mention
2008      Niche Awards, silver with stones, Winner
2007      Halstead Bead Business Development Grant for Bridge Jewelry, Winner
2007      Niche Awards, Finalist, Gold with Stones
2007      Niche Awards, Finalist, Silver with Stones

Certifications

2004      Jewelers of America, Certified Bench Jewelry Technician

Associations

CJDG    Contemporary Jewelry Design Group
SNAG    Society of North American Goldsmiths
AGTA    American Gem Trade Association