Lecturer I, University of Michigan Flint. Flint, Michigan.
2004 - 2006
MG Systems and Welding, Marketing Analyst, Graphic and Web Design, tradeshows.
2002 - 2005
Lecturer / Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies Program (SPS). Carthage College,
2001 - 2004
FPA Inc./Hy-Safe Technology, Graphic and Web Designer.
Lectures and Visiting Artist Events
Raku workshop at Crossings Gallery Zumbrota in April and May.
Two Demonstration Workshops with Gallery Talk at University of Wisconsin Parkside, Beginning Ceramics section and Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics section on carving, texture, and incoroporation of non-traditional materials.
Artist Demonstration, A Taste of Arts and Life event, Arts Council of Greater Lansing.
Visiting Artist Demonstration and Lecture: Ceramics, Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan.
EDGES Conference, Suitcases: Global Exchange with UDESC Brazil and MSU MFA Candidates. Michigan State University College of Arts and Letters.
Artist Panel, Evanston Art Center, Heating Up exhibition, Evanston, Illinois.
Lecture, National Association of Researchers in Plastic Arts, Universidad do Estado de Santa Catarina, at Suitcases. Florianopolis, Brazil.
Selected Bibliography and Media
Article in the Kenosha News, January 28th, 2013.
Show announcement on Parkside Gallery News, http://parksidegallerynews.com
Off 90, Episode #207. Austin, Minnesota PBS artist feature. Youtube link http://www.youtube.com/ksmq.
Local Artist Lisa Truax Utilizes Creative Workspace. Winona 360 website feature by Jennifer Westman.
Global Warming Art: Personal, Not Political. Evanston Review / Sun Times News Group. October 28th. By Robert Loerzel. Evanston, Illinois.
EAC Showcases Eco-Inspired Art. The Daily Northwestern. By Lara Takenaga. Evanston, IL.
Art, Inspired. Noise, May 14-21. p. 14-17. By Christian Czerwinski. Lansing, Michigan.
Any Shape You Want. The State News, February 27. Faces and Places, p. 4B., with multimedia feature, www.statenews.com/multimedia. By Georgia Rhodes. East Lansing, Michigan.
Art Season Blooms Downtown. The State News, May 17. p. 1-2A. By Sarah K. Norris. East Lansing, MI.
Honors and Awards
MSU College of Arts and Letters Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Tinker Foundation Field Research Grand for travel and exhibition in Brazil.
Graduate Student Research and Graduate Student Travel Grant, completed in China.
2006 - 2009
Graduate Assistantship at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.