Resume

Education

 

  • 2009: San Diego State University, San Diego, CAMasters in Fine Art in Furniture
  • 2008: Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, MEBlacksmithing Intensive
  • 2000, 2004: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TNWood & Ceramics Intensives
  • 2002: California College of Arts, San Francisco, CAB.F.A. (with Distinction) Major: Wood/Furniture
  • 1997-1999: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MDMajor: General Sculptural Studies -Dean’s List Standing
  • 1997: Overlea High School, Baltimore, MDNational Honor Society/ National Art Honor Society -Honors Diploma

 

Teaching Experience

 

  • 2008-2009: Teaching Assistant, Digital Fabrication Techniques & Intro to Wood/   Furniture w/ Professor Matthew Hebert, San Diego State University, School of Art, Design and Art History, San Diego, Ca.
  • 2006-2007:  Teaching Associate, Art 103- 3D Design & Art 101- 2D Design and Color  Theory San Diego State University, School of Art, Design and Art History, San Diego, Ca.

 

Professional Experience

 

  • 2005-present: Rebecca Goodman Fine Art, BonHommeDesigns.com, Custom furniture, sculpture, and performance
  • 2005-present: Founder/ Performer, Unifier (Dance and Performance Company),  San Diego, CA
  • 2005-2009: Shop Assistant, Henry Chang, San Diego, CA &  MZ3D, Solana Beach, CA  Design, fabrication,and installation of art and custom furniture
  • 2002: Production Assistant,The Fisherman’s 3 Sons, San Francisco, CA     Helped design and build props and puppets for Nightletter Theater’s production at Intersection Theater, Sydney Carson  (510) 841-7808

 

Selected Exhibitions Record (*Solo Exhibition Catalog)

 

2011

  • Portal, collaboration with Gary Stadler, public art project for Burning Man, Black Rock Desert, NV
  • Infinite Pulse, interactive public art project for Fuente Eterno Festival,  Mexico, Lightning in Bottle Festival, CA, & Wanderlust Festival, CA
  • Garden of Earthly Delights, performance and installation, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
  • Drop/Rise, public art project for The Water Conservation Garden, El Cajon, CA

 

2010

  • The Quest, co-director, choreographer, and costume designer/ builder    for Unifierʼs production at Elysium Midsummer Festival,  La Jolla Indian Reservation, CA
  • Synergy Art Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, performance and installation,     San Diego, CA
  • Persistent Illusions, performance and installation, San Diego Fine Art     Society, San Diego, CA

 

2009

  • Tree Chant, performance at Fuente Eterno, Guadalupe Canyon, Mexico and Elysium, La Jolla, CA
  • Cabinets of Curiosity, SDSU booth at the International Contemporary Furnishing Fair, New York, NY

 

2008

  • *Somnial Lucidity, MFA thesis exhibition, Everett Gee Jackson Gallery at  SDSU, San Diego, CA
  • RAW: 10 Year Retrospective, Califonia College of Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Art Council Award Show, Atheneaum, San Diego, CA

 

2007

  • A Night of Dance, SDSU, San Diego, CA
  • Rituality, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
  • Barkchitecture, Muttropolis, San Diego, CA
  • *Elevation, Installation Gallery at SDSU, San Diego, CA
  • *Resonance, Gallery 1243, San Diego, CA

 

2006

  • The Space Between: Ritual Transformations, traveling show sponsored by the SANA foundation, Escondido, CA (catalog), San Diego, CA
  • Show Us Your Drawers, Juried Exhibition sponsored by Furniture Society (catalog)
  • Selections, Zazou Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

Publications

 

  • *“500 Cabinets, A Showcase of Design & Craftsmanship.”  Lark Crafts,
  • London, 2010, 78.
  • *Contributing Writer and art editor, “The Space Between: Ritual Transformations” (catalog), 2006.
  • *Gallery “Wornick Scholarship Winners,”
  • Woodwork Magazine, Vol. 67, February 2001, 38.
  • *Contributing Writer, “The Fifth Annual Furniture Society Conference,”
  • Woodwork Magazine, Vol. 71, October 2001, 68.