> (2010 - 2012), New York Studio School
Masters in Fine Art ： Sculpture
> (2005 - 2009), SUNY Purchase School of Art+ Design
Bachelors in Fine Art : Sculpture
Magna Cum Laude
2015 " Raw Works" upcoming solo show ,Salem
Art Works, Salem NY
2014 "Paths" ROCA Sculpture Park, Rockland County,
"Portsmouth Museum Sculpture Exhibit" , Portsmouth Museum,
Annual Sculpture in the
Garden at North Carolina Botanical Garden” ,
at Chapel Hill (Merit Award
“Placemaking “ , Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY
Exhibit”, Keene Arts, Keene, NY
Sculpture Park A & A, Residency. Pabience,
Public Sculpture for permanent inclusion to the
“MFA Thesis Exhibition”, NY Studio School New York,
“ Modern Art & The Romantic Landscape:
Outdoor Sculpture at
Historic Site, Rhinebeck,
“Sculpture On & Off the Walls”, Arts Westchester, White
“Craig Usher : Small Imaginings” ( solo
Ossining Public Library, Ossining,
2011 “Sculpture For
Leonia” Leonia, NJ ( new
inclusion to the sculpture park)
Sculptors on Hudson/ Emerging Forms: Craig
Usher and Malcolm MacDougall, A
Public Art Exhibition Curated by Jim Bergesen” Hastings on Hudson ,
“SRAM Part Project ” Chicago, IL/ Las Vegas, NV
Center Residency (Sculpture), Partial Fellowship, Johnson, VT
Holden Scholarship (Stone Carving), Summer Workshop,
The Carving Studio
and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Art Society of Kingston”
“Modern Art & the
Romantic Landscape: Outdoor
Sculpture at Wilderstein” Wilderstein
Historic Site, Rhinebeck, NY
Usher ; Sculptures” (solo
show of 10 works), cast concrete and
bronze figures. Greenburgh Public
Lyme Art Association.
Old Lyme , CT
Show of Heads” Limner
92 ‘Others’ Art Show”
Pier 92, New
“183 Annual Invitational Exhibition of
American Art” National Academy Museum. New York , NY
Selected Honors/ Awards/ Residencies
SHANGYUAN ART MUSEUM
International Residency Program , Beijing
Visiting Artist Lecture , CAFA Central Academy of Fine Arts,
Visiting Artist Lecture and Panel
, Chengdu Academy
of Art and Music,
Visiting Artist Lecture and
Winthrop University, NC
Visiting Artist Lecture and
University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro , NC
Merit Award Winner , North Carolina Botanical Garden Sculpture
Honored International Sculpture Residency at European
2011 Vermont Studio Center Residency ,
Partial Stipend, VT
Troy and Holden Stone
Carving Scholarship , VT
MIG, TIG, stick, gas; torch and
plasma cutting; metal finishing, grinding and
cutting; blacksmithing (
competent in running a full metal shop);
Foundry metal casting (5 years
experience foundry work, able to
maintain and run professionally a casting
set up); Woodworking and
construction including tables saw, circular saw,
sanding operations, (
competent in running and maintaining a complete wood
making including plaster, rubber, investment, ceramic
traditional clay and wax modeling portraiture; Masonry work
concrete forms and casting; Sculpture Handling and installation
including transportation and on site assembling. Machine repair and
Light Electrical Repair.Print Making : Woodblock,
Screenprint, Litho Experience. Painting
: Professional Scene
experience, oil, acrylic, resin, compound experience. Custom
Spray Gun, and Sandblasting Operations. (Glass , Sand,
Grit, etc.) Ceramics: (competent to run full ceramic shop) mix glazes,
run+ repair kilns, clay construction/adobe ,
> Lander Art Center (Jan 2015 - Jun 2015), Teacher/ Gallery Assistant
Taught Sculpture Classes to Adults.
Maintained kilns, firings, and ceramic
Taught ceramic workshops.
Assisted with Gallery and
> Black Walnut (Oct 2014 - Jan 2015), Fabricator
Assistant to Carpenters and Foreman.
Handled Distribution of materials and
Assisted with building of sets , packing/shipping dept.
with Painting Department to create scenery backdrops using custom finishes.
> Benny English (Feb 2014 - Sep 2014), English Language Teacher
Created Curriculum for students age 6-20
Assisted with Management of
Taught English Language classes to large student groups
> Penland School of Crafts (2010 - 2012 Summer Sessions -June-July-August), Teaching Assistant
Assisted metal sculpture classes held for students aged 18-55
instructors to implement new technique studies and class demos.
Material Distribution and shop maintenance.
> Sultz Fabrication (Sep. 2012 - Mar. 2014), Foreman/ Head Fabricator
Head foreman for custom metal shop.
Fabricated and finished various art
Managed Purchase orders and Shop maintenance.
> SUNY Purchase Continuing Education Program (Sep 2008 - Sep 2013), Teaching Assistant
Assisted Bronze Sculpture Casting Class
Maintained safety and material
Assisted Lesson Planning and implementation.
Equipment necessary for programming.
Worked with students individually on
safe tool usage procedure.
> Snow Farm New England Craft Program ( - 2009 Summer Session), Art Instructor
Taught Daily sculpture class to high school students. ( 20 per
Planned and created exciting and educational art lessons.
the distribution and maintenance of materials and shop space.
> New York Studio School (Sep. 2010 - May 2012), Ceramic Technician Assistant
Oversaw Kiln Firings and maintenance.
Assisted with Sculpture Equipment
repair and relocation.
Maintained Supply logs for professors.
with a variety of students, instructing them on kiln usage and
> New Projects L.L.C. (May 2009. - Oct 2009), Fabricator
Fabricated and built various museum backdrops.
Followed advanced plans for installation working with other
team members and museum staff
> RB Scrap and Iron (Sep. 2005 - Sep. 2006), Assistant Manager
Welding duties for equipment repair.
Managed Oxy- Propane Equipment and
Diesel generators/ welders.
Assisted Customer Interaction .