PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE​​​​​​​
Boston Latin School Boston, MA.
After School Arts Instructor 2018 - present
Taught the general afterschool arts program and the ceramics afterschool arts program in a public high school.

Stonybrook Fine Arts Boston, MA
Art Instructor 2018 – present
Taught the Mold Making and Metal Casting Class in a small creative space.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Boston, MA.
Adjunct Professor Summer 2017
Taught the college level Foundry Processes class for the Continuing Education Department.

Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp New Milford, CT
Sculpture Head of Shop 2007-2010, 2015, 2016
Instructor: Taught middle school and high school aged campers welding, fabrication, blacksmithing, and foundry in
 a Montessori style educational environment.
Supervised and managed a staff of 3 other instructors.
Shop Maintenance: Kept the Sculpture Shop functional and in compliance with fire codes. Built and/or repaired 
anything that might have been needed or saw that they were fixed by a professional (electrician, repairmen, etc.) if 
the job was beyond my skills.
Purchasing: Bought anything that was needed: supplies, consumables, tools, etc.

Sculpture Shop Staff 2006, 2011-2014, 2017-2018
Instructor: Taught middle school and high school aged campers welding, fabrication, blacksmithing, and foundry 
in a Montessori style educational environment.

Brandeis University Waltham, MA.
Studio Art Technician 2010 – 2016
Student resource: Used my knowledge and experience to help students accomplish their goals.  When the 
occasion arose, taught proper skills and techniques to students.  This included instruction on tool use and aid 
during and outside of class, and specifically scheduled stretcher bar building workshops at the professor’s 
request.
Post Baccalaureate supervisor: Instructed and trained the Post Baccalaureate Teaching Assistants, monitors, and 
student techs to use them as assistants in safety, keeping order, and helping undergraduate students.
Gallery Shows: Assisted with, and facilitated the transportation for, and the installation of the 6 yearly shows in the 
Dreitzer Gallery.  
Safety: Created a safe environment from both physical and chemical hazards.  Instructed students on proper 
safety with regard to tools, waste, and any other hazards.
Building Management and Maintenance: Kept art Studio buildings, functional and in compliance with fire codes. 
 Ensured that waste was properly disposed of, built storage racks, furniture or anything else that might have been 
needed.  Fixed tools, furniture, or any other broken things or saw that they were fixed by a professional 
(electrician, repairmen, etc.) if the job was beyond my skills. 
Purchasing: Bought anything that was needed: class supplies, consumables, tools, food for openings, capital 
improvement materials, etc.  Worked with Academic Administrator to ensure necessary allocation of funds.  Kept 
accurate and detailed records of every expenditure.

Ross Art Studio Hyde Park, MA.
Studio Assistant 2007 - 2010
Used wax-working, mold making, welding, fabrication, kiln operation and maintenance skills to assist in the 
creation of lost wax glass castings for clients.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Teaching Assistant 2002 - 2018
Iron Casting and Foundry Processes with Marjee Levine 2 semester.
Beginning Metalsmithing with Joseph Wood 1 semester.
Foundry Processes with George Greenameyer and Matthew Hincman 5 semesters.
Welding with Mike Newby and George Greenameyer 5 semesters.
Concepts and Processes with Mike Newby 1 semester.

Founder and Head of the MassArt Iron Corps 2005 - 2008
Wrote budget proposals to obtain the funds, then made all purchases necessary to conduct iron pours.
Recruited, organized, and instructed other students in the iron casting process.
Planned, organized, promoted, and ran iron pour performances on campus.

Student Government Association Sculpture Representative 2005 - 2007
Attended weekly Student Government meetings and was the voice of the Sculpture Department.
Wrote budget proposals to obtain the funds, then made purchases, planned events and trips for the Sculpture 
Department.

EDUCATION
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Masters of Teaching in Art Education, Dec 2017

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, May 2008
Graduated with Distinction and Departmental Honors

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, May 1995

EXHIBITIONS
2018 "Swarm" Solo Show, Mankiw Gallery, Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall, Waltham, MA.
2017 MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2012 MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2011 MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2011 Emerging Artists in Massachusetts, 2nd Floor Balcony Gallery Massachusetts State Transportation Building, 
Boston, MA.
MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2010 MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2009 Jon Koppel and John Saia: Selected Works, The Atelier Gallery of the Griffon Museum at the Stoneham 
Theater, Stoneham, MA.
MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Buck's Rock Camp NYC Art Exhibition, Art Director's Club, New York, NY.
2008 Senior Show, Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
All School Show Awards Show, Student Life Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Sculpture All School Show, Student Life Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2007 MassArt Annual Benefit Auction, Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Sculpture All School Show, Godine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Metals All School Show, Brandt Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2006 Sculpture All School Show, Crackatorium, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Metals All School Show, Brandt Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Jon Koppel and Case Randall: Recent Works, Tower Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2005 "While We Weren't Setting Fire to the School": Iron Guild Show, Tower Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Sculpture All School Show, Godine Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Metals All School Show, Brandt Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Aquatica, Installation Station, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2004 Iron Guild Show, Crackatorium, MassArt, Boston, MA.
Global Environment Show, Tower Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA.

PUBLICATIONS
2009 500 Knives, Larkbooks, “Goosewing Battle-Axe”, page 96.
2008 www.blademag.com, “Crustacean Blades”, Featured blades in the July Custom Corner.

NOTABLE COMMISSIONS
2018 "Herons" at Chapel Hill Chauncy Hall
2016 "Veggie Patch" at Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp
2009 MassArt Alumni Award
2009 12 bronze plaques set into the sidewalk to mark the landmarks of the Stoneham Historic Walk
2008 MassArt Alumni Award
2008 On the team that designed and built a 100 ft long steel fence at the Denis C. Haley Elementary School
2006 Commemorative sculpture for the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity fund raiser

AWARDS
2008 Book Award, Sculpture Department, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2008 All School Show Award, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2007 Auction Foundation Award, Sculpture Department, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2006 Book Award, Metals Department, MassArt, Boston, MA.
2005 Book Award, Metals Department, MassArt, Boston, MA.
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