DESIGNER & EDUCATOR

PRODUCT, FURNITURE, DIGITAL DESIGN, & SCULPTURE

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

 

Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing

Computer Numeric Controlled Machining, 3D/4D Printing, and Robotics

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Biomimicry Design

EDUCATION

 

Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island | 2007 - 2009

Master of Fine Arts, Furniture Design

 

Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2003 - 2007

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Furniture Design

EXPERIENCE

 

Oregon State University | Bend, Oregon | 2021 - Present

Outdoor Products Instructor

University of Oregon | Eugene, Oregon | 2014 - Present

Product Design Instructor

 

Ruth Fore | Bend, Oregon | 2007 - Present

Contract Designer

 

Oregon State University | Corvallis, Oregon | 2016 - 2019

Wood Science and Engineering / Renewable Materials Instructor, Beaver Classic Wood Products Manager, Academic Wood Shop and Digital Fabrication Lab Manager

 

University of Oregon | Eugene, Oregon | 2014 - 2015

College of Design Wood Shop and Digital Fabrication Technician

 

Ringling College of Art and Design | Sarasota, Florida | 2011 - 2013

Visiting 3D Design Professor

 

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College | Perkinston, Mississippi | 2010 - 2011

Art and Design Instructor

 

Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island | 2007 - 2009

Furniture Design Teaching Assistant

 

Working Class Studio | Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2007

Product/Graphic Design Intern

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

TallWood Design Institute | Corvallis, Oregon | 2019 - 2020

www.tallwooddesigninstitute.org

Course Content Designer

Certification Program in Mass Timber Manufacturing and Construction

Course content: Introduction to CNC for Mass Timber

 

Nick Clark Design | Philomath, Oregon | 2016 - 2017

www.ncdesignkitchens.com

CAD Designer

Projects: Interior, furniture, and exhibition design

 

Showtime | New York, New York | 2008

www.showtime.com/dexter

Product Designer for Dexter Series

Project: Dexter body part earrings

 

G-Speak with Oblong & Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island | 2009

www.oblong.com

Product Interaction Designer

Project: Interactive objects for the digital environment

 

Blik & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2007

www.whatisblik.com

Graphic Designer

Project: Decorative vinyl wall decals

 

Coca-Cola & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2007

www.coca-cola.com

Product/Graphic Designer

Project: Branded tableware

 

Civvies & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2006

www.civviesonbraughton.com

Furniture Designer

Project: Retail store seating

 

Wilson Art Laminate & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2006

www.wilsonart.com

Furniture Designer

Project: Seating for advertising campaign

 

Smalto & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2006

www.smalto.com

Furniture Designer

Project: Boutique seating

 

Hickory Business Furniture & Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, Georgia | 2006

www.hbf.com

Furniture Designer

Project: Contract seating

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

PD 101: Introduction to Product Design | 4 Credits | Studio

Fall 2015, On campus, Instructor

Fall 2014, On campus, Instructor

PD 301: Introduction to Design Studio | 4 Credits | Studio

Winter 2021, 2 Sections, Online, TA

PD 302: Introduction to Design Studio II | 4 Credits | Studio

Spring 2021, 2 Sections, Online, TA

 

PD 330: Computer Assisted Design | 4 Credits | Studio

Summer 2020, Online, Instructor

Fall 2019, Online, Instructor

Fall 2019, Online, Instructor

PD 340: Design for Use | 4 Credits | Lecture

Spring 2021, Online, TA

 

PD 399: Rhino and VRay | 4 Credits | Studio

Summer 2019, Online, Instructor

 

PD 406: Independent Senior Studio | 1 to 8 Credits | Hybrid Studio

Spring 2018, Hybrid, Instructor

 

PD 410: Design with SolidWorks | 4 Credits | Lecture

Fall 2018, Hybrid, Instructor

Spring 2017, On campus, Instructor

 

PD 430: Computer Assisted Design & Production | 4 Credits | Studio

Spring 2021, Online, TA

Winter 2021, Online, TA

Summer 2020, Online, Instructor

Spring 2020, Online, Instructor

Winter 2020, Online, Instructor

Summer 2019, Online, Instructor

Spring 2019, Hybrid, Instructor

Fall 2018, Hybrid, Instructor

Spring 2018, Hybrid, Instructor

Fall 2017, On campus, Instructor

Spring 2015, On campus, Instructor

 

PD 484: Senior Studio II | 4 Credits | Studio

Winter 2018, On campus, Instructor

Winter 2017, On campus, Instructor

Winter 2015, On campus, Instructor

PD 488: BFA Senior Studio III | 6 Credits | Studio

Spring 2021, Online, Co-Instructor

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON GRADUATE COURSES:

 

PD 410: Computer Aided Design for Sports Design | 2 Credits | Studio

Fall 2017, Online, Instructor

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

OP 301: Outdoor Products Process Connections | 4 Credits | Lecture

Fall 2021, On campus, Instructor

OP 360: Outdoor Products Branding, Merchandising, and Sales | 4 Credits | Lecture

Fall 2021, On campus, Instructor

WSE 250: CAD: Computer Aided Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Fall 2018, Flipped class, Instructor

Fall 2017, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 350: Secondary Product Design and Manufacturing | 3 Credits | Studio

Winter 2018, On campus, Instructor

Winter 2019, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 351: Advanced CAD: Computer Aided Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Spring 2018, Flipped class, Instructor

Spring 2019, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 352: CAM for the CNC Router and Laser Engraver | 3 Credits | Studio

Fall 2018, Flipped class, Instructor

Fall 2017, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 373: Wood Machining I | 3 Credits | Lecture/Lab

Fall 2016, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 374: Wood Machining II | 3 Credits | Lecture/Lab

Winter 2017, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 375: Wood Machining III | 3 Credits | Lecture/Lab

Spring 2017, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 450: Entrepreneurial Product Development I | 3 Credits | Studio

Winter 2018, On campus, Instructor

Winter 2019, On campus, Instructor

 

WSE 451: Entrepreneurial Product Development II | 3 Credits | Studio

Spring 2018, On campus, Instructor

Spring 2019, On campus, Instructor

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE PROGRAM AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT:

 

Master of Design in Product Science and Creative Design

College of Forestry, Department of Wood Science and Engineering

 

WSE 517: Advanced CAD/CAM and Robotics | 4 Credits | Hybrid Studio

 

WSE 550: Entrepreneurial Product Development I | 3 Credits | Studio

 

WSE 551: Entrepreneurial Product Development II | 3 Credits | Studio

RINGLING COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

DSNA 113: Drawing and 3D Design I | 3 Credits | Studio

Fall 2011, 2 Sections, On campusProfessor

Fall 2012, 2 Sections, On campusProfessor

 

DSNA 123: Drawing and 3D Design II | 3 Credits | Studio

Spring 2012, 2 Sections, On campusProfessor

Spring 2013, 2 Sections, On campusProfessor

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

ART 1113: Art Appreciation | 3 Credits | Lecture

Fall 2010, On campus, Instructor

Spring 2011, On campus

 

ART 1313: Drawing I | 3 Credits | Studio

Spring 2011, On campus, Instructor

 

ART 1453: 3D Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Fall 2010, On campus, Instructor

RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

FD 502: Introduction to Woodworking for Furniture Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Summer 2008, On campus, TA

 

FD 2503: CAD Modeling for Furniture Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Spring 2009, On campus, TA

 

FD 2510: 2-D Drawing for Furniture Design | 3 Credits | Studio

Fall 2007, On campus, TA

GUEST LECTURER

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

 

PD 301: Introduction to Design Studio

Winter 2021, Lecture: Digital Design with SolidWorks, Rhino, Vray, and KeyShot

PD 302: Introduction to Design Studio II

Spring 2021, Lecture: Digital Design

PD 340: Design for Use

Spring 2021, Lecture: Digital Design

PD 430: Computer Assisted Design & Production

Winter 2021, Lecture: Digital Design with SolidWorks, Rhino, Vray, and KeyShot

OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

WSE 210: Renewable Materials Technology and Utilization

Fall 2018, Lecture: Digital Design for Manufacturing

 

WSE 414: Art and Design Capstone

Winter 2017, Lecture: Professional Practices

Winter 2018, Lecture: Professional Practices

Winter 2019, Lecture: Professional Practices

 

WSE 415: Renewable Materials in the Modern Age

Fall 2018, Lecture: Digital Design for Manufacturing

 

WSE 425: Timber Tectonics in the Digital Age

Fall 2017, Lecture: Digital Design

Fall 2018, Lecture: Digital Design

SKILLS

 

Design

Computer Aided Design (CAD), Digital Product Rendering, CAD Simulation and Structural Product Analysis, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Prototyping, Ergonomic Design, Universal/Adaptive Design, Exhibition Design

 

Fabrication

Wood Machining, Wood Working, Wood Vacuum and Steam Bending, Metal Machining, Metal Casting, Metal Welding, Blacksmithing, Ceramics Hand Building, Ceramics Wheel, Ceramics Glazing/Firing, Ceramics 3D Printing, Sewing

 

Production Processes

Elastomer/Polymer Manufacturing, Thermosetting/Thermoforming, Multi-Part Mold Construction, Multi-Axis CNC Routing, Chip Load Testing, Laser Engraving/Cutting, Water Jet Cutting, 3D Printing Systems: Gantry and Suspended Bowden Extruders, 3D Printing Processes: Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)/Stereolithography (SLA), Product Testing

 

Education

Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum/Program Development

SOFTWARE

 

Computer Aided Design

SolidWorks, Rhinoceros, SketchUp

 

Computer Aided Manufacturing

RhinoCAM, SolidCAM, VCarve, Cura, NetFabb, MeshLabs

 

Rendering

KeyShot, VRay, SolidWorks, Rhinoceros

 

Photography, Graphic, Layouts

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign

 

Animation, Film, Audio

Adobe Character Animation, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Audition, Camtasia

 

Office

iWork Suite, Microsoft Office Suite

 

Educational Platforms

Canvas, Blackboard

 

Social Media Platforms

Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, TikTok

CERTIFICATIONS

 

SolidWorks, Dassault Systèmes | 2021

Associate Mechanical Design

Young Entrepreneurs, U.S. Small Business Administration | 2020

ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS

 

Western Hardwood Association, Oregon State University, & University of Oregon | 2017 - 2019

www.westernhardwood.com

Student Project: Furniture and home products

 

The Arts Center & Oregon State University | 2018

www.theartscenter.net

Student Project: Pedestal/exhibition designs

 

United Way & Oregon State University | 2018

www.unitedwayblc.org

Student Project: Office furniture and artwork

 

Smith and Fong & Oregon State University | 2016

www.plyboo.com

Student Project: Furniture and home products

 

MakeUp in New York & University of Oregon | 2015

www.makeup-in-newyork.com

Student Project: Makeup packaging

 

GroovyStuff & University of Oregon | 2015

www.groovystuff.com

Student Project: Furniture and home products

INDUSTRY DONATIONS

 

Festool | Oregon State University | 2018

Equipment Donation, Value: $2500

 

Western Hardwood Association | Oregon State University & University of Oregon | 2017 - 2019

Material Donation, Value: $11,000

 

Anonymous Donor | Oregon State University | 2017

Digital Fabrication Lab Equipment Donation, Value: $2000

 

Smith and Fong | Oregon State University | 2016

Material Donation, Value: $18,000

 

GroovyStuff | University of Oregon | 2015

Material Donation, Value: $4500

GRANT FUNDING

 

Mentored Employment Program | Oregon State University | 2016 - 2018

Value: $3000

 

Learning Innovation Grant | Oregon State University | 2017

Value: $7053

 

Ecampus Program Development | Oregon State University | 2017

Value: $7500

 

Learning Innovation Grant | Oregon State University | 2016

Value: $9870

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers Fair | Las Vegas, Nevada | 2017

Oregon State University Representative

 

High Point Furniture Market | High Point, North Carolina | 2015

University of Oregon Representative

 

Ringling Faculty Leadership Team for the STARS Program | Sarasota, Florida | 2013

Ringling College of Art and Design Representative

 

Partnership for Academic Leadership in Sustainability Conference | Chicago, Illinois | 2012

Ringling College or Art and Design Representative

 

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts | Deer Isle, Maine | 2006

Blacksmithing Studio, Summer Session

 

Furniture Assistantship | San Diego, California | 2005

Furniture Society Conference Demonstrator Assistant

AFFILIATIONS

 

The Paulines | Oregon State University, College of Forestry | 2018 - 2019

Mentor for gender minorities

 

Mentored Employment Program | Oregon State University | College of Forestry 2016 - 2018

Mentor for undergraduate students

 

American Association of Woodturners | Portland, Oregon | 2018 - 2019

Member

 

Mid-Willamette Woodworkers Guild | Corvallis, Oregon | 2016 - 2017

Member

 

The Furniture Society | 2004 - 2007

Member

ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

TallWood Design Institute Hiring Committee | 2019

Oregon State University / University of Oregon

 

College of Forestry Computing Committee | 2018 - 2019

Oregon State University

 

Wood Science and Engineering Recruiting Committee | 2017 - 2019

Oregon State University

 

College of Forestry Safety Committee | 2016 - 2019

Oregon State University

 

Wood Science and Engineering Safety Committee | 2016 - 2019

Oregon State University

 

Sustainable Campus Initiatives Committee | 2012 - 2013

Ringling College of Art and Design

 

Design Foundation Curriculum Development Committee | 2011 - 2013

Ringling College of Art and Design

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

 

Oregon High School Connection | 2017 - 2019

Attendees: Oregon high school teachers

Host: Oregon State University

Presentation Topic: Digital Design for Manufacturing Workshop

 

Girls STEM Outreach Workshop | 2018

Attendees: Hanby Middle School students

Host: Oregon State University

Presentation Topic: Digital Design for Manufacturing Workshop

 

Wood Science and Engineering Seminar Series | 2015

Attendees: Wood Science and Engineering faculty, staff, and students

Host: Oregon State University

Presentation Topic: Design for Manufacturing

 

Eugene Home Show | 2015

Attendees: Local residents

Host Booth: University of Oregon Product Design Department

Presentation Topic: Student Design Exhibition

 

RCAD PreCollege | 2012

Attendees: National and international high school students

Host: Ringling College of Art and Design

Courses: Space Design, 3D Design

 

Performing and Arts Workshop | 2010 - 2011

Attendees: K-12 students

Host: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Presentation Topic: K-12 Art Workshops

PUBLISHED DESIGNS

 

Urban Gardens | 2013

Urbangardensweb.com

Design Article

 

Times Picayune Inside Out (Cover Feature) | 2010

New Orleans, Louisiana

Featured Design: Bracts

 

Chairs Studio Series | 2010

Lark Books Publications

Featured Design: Vroom

 

Mix Magazine: Issue 18 | 2009

United Kingdom

Featured Design: Parasites

 

Design Blogs | 2009

Contemporist, Fast Company, Design Boom, Elle Décor, Inhabitat, Core77

Featured Design: Crochet Crochet

 

500 Chairs | 2008

Lark Books Publications

Featured Design: Vroom

BROADCASTS

 

Innovation Series: G-Speak | 2009

Bloomberg Television

Premiere: October 30, 2009

EXHIBITIONS

 

RCAD Faculty Exhibition | 2011

Ringling College of Art and Design

Selby Gallery

Sarasota, Florida

 

Botanical Garden Exhibition | 2010 - 2011

New Orleans Botanical Gardens

New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Parasitic Mutations | 2009

Solo MFA Thesis Exhibition

Providence, Rhode Island

 

RISD Graduate Exhibition | 2009

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

 

Immaterialize International Contemporary Furniture Fair | 2009

Jacob Javits Center

New York City, New York

 

Furniture Honoring John Maeda | 2009

Knoll Showroom

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Dexter Showroom | 2009

Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House

New York City, New York

 

Furn Dept | 2008

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

 

Furniture Design Senior Show | 2007

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah, Georgia

 

Furniture Exhibition | 2006

Gallery 1600

Atlanta, Georgia

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

College of Forestry Dean’s Award | 2018

Oregon State University

For fostering student success.

 

The Charlotte Perriand Award | 2009

Rhode Island School of Design

For emulating the high ideals and standards of Madame Perriand and demonstrating a virtuosity in bringing ideas for furniture alive and out of the blank page.

 

Best of Student Design Elle Décor and Metropolitan Home | 2009

Recognizing the nation’s top design schools and the students that push the limits of material, form, function, and beauty.