Actuating creativity and communication through hand crafted objects, sound, spaces and events.

Work and Education timeline summary

Masters of Fine Art, University of Gothenburg, Steneby Konsthantverk och Design, Sweden 2012

AutoCAD Drafting Series, North Seattle Community College, Seattle WA 2005

B.A. in Communication, Minor in German, Western Washington University 1996-2001, Bellingham, WA, USA

 

1998-2000    ASP Special Events Director, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, USA

2001              Marketing, events, program development, Whatcom Crisis Services, Bellingham, WA, USA

2002-2010    Collaborator and assistant to artist, architects, engineers, designers, and metal smiths in the US  and Germany.

2005-2006    AutoCad drafting series, North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, USA

2007-2008    Structural design and aesthetics, Sahale LLC, pedestrian cable and static bridge design, Seattle, WA, USA

2010               Moved to Sweden

2010-2012    MFA, HDK Steneby, Göteborg Universitet, Sweden

2013              Started Porcarelli Studio in Sweden

2013-2017    Artist, event organizer and project leader at Not Quite art collective, Fengersfors, Sweden

 

Selected Projects

2018 Currently working with Art as a Space for Action, New Patrons Project, Göteborg, Sweden

2018 Currently working as Artist in Residence at Järnhallen, Göteborg, Sweden

2017 Public sculptural commission, Skövde kulturfabriken, entrance environment, Skövde, Sweden

2017 Soniferous Mingle, Think Tank Transbaltic, invitational pilot workshop on public space, Ronneby, Sweden

2017 Visiting artist, College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA

2017 Epifytiska sällskapet, group exhibition, Botaniska Trägård, Göteborg, Sweden

2016 Performance collaboration, Ljudessä with Magnus Haglund, various locations, Sweden

2016 Project leader for Not Quite, Klangbotten, with Elsbeth Bergh, Gerlesborgsskolan, Borås and Skövde art halls and Röda Sten, Sweden

2016 Project leader Earth to Sky, drawing and local material residency project with Steve Johnson, Fengersfors, Sweden

2016  Participant, HDK Steneby„Alumni“  exhibition, Elingaard, Halden, Norway

2015  Soniferous Mingle, interactive installation, Magnet New Music Festival, Vara Concert house, Sweden

2015  Solo exhibition, Dust to Dust, a sketch journal of visual fascinations, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

2015  Material in Motion, Group exhibition, Dalslands Konstmuseum, Upperud, Sweden

2014  Selected participant, Re(S)on-Art, Center of Architecture and Design, Stockholm, Sweden

2014  Collaborator, KRUMT, interactive, durational, performance/ installation, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

2014  Group Leader of a Sound Workshop, Kalas Utan Gränser, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

2014  Participant, 20-14, Group exhibition, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

2013  Solo interactive installation, Linking Motion in the Act of Sound,  Konstepidemin Gothenburg, Sweden

2013  Selected Project for the NEU/NOW Festival,  international online exhibition

2013  Project Leader and Contributor, Knycklebruket, Sound installation tour, Not Quite, Fengerfors, Sweden

2013  Participant, Interdisciplinary Involvement in Community Spaces( IICS), Cork, Ireland

2013  David Bowie Museum, Steelmation video contribution for Marble Fauns, Gothenburg, Sweden

2013   End User Design Team, Leklab, Not Quite, Fengersfors, Sweden

2013  Curator, University of Gothenburg, HDK open house Steneby exhibit, Gothenburg, Sweden

2012   Forecast, Penland Gallery, Penland, North Carolina, USA

2012   Lekrum, Not Quite, various sites, Fengersfors, Sweden

2012   Konstnatten, Kulturarena Tomtens Kalkbrott, Falköping, Sweden

2012   Next Stop, Vasa Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden

2012   Collaborative Installation, Grus I Mackineriet, Not Quite Utställningshall, Fengersfors, Sweden

2012   9. Biennale der Schmiede in Kolbermoor, Germany

2012   Blod, Aska, Te och Pengar, Trägårdsföreningen, Gothenburg, Sweden

2012    MFA Examination Exhibit, Steneby, Dals Långed, Sweden

2011    Outdoor Sound Installation, Nääs Slott, Floda, Sweden

2011    Hypothesis, Steneby Iron and Steel MFA students, Dals Långed,

2010   8. Biennale der Schmiede in Kolbermoor, Germany

2010   Spring Northern Light Metal Exhibit, Penland, NC

Selected Teaching, and Workshops 

2017  Material, Sight and Sound, sculpture workshop, College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA

2015  Instructor, Illuminating Sound in Metal, Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, USA

2015  Collaboritive workshop with Karl Hallberg, Made objects as tool for public engagement, Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia

2013  Lecture and Workshop, Making Sounds, Gravity Lecture Series, Hereford College of Arts, Hereford, England

2012   Lecture,  Sound and Steel, Dialog with Material Seminar, University of Gothenburg, HDK  Steneby, Sweden

2012   Presenter, Sound and Metal, 9. Biennale der Schmiede in Kolbermoor, Germany

2011   Sound Workshop Coordinator, Norwegian Blacksmith Organization meeting, Odda,  Norway

2010  Co Teacher, Steneby Metal Instrument and Sound Workshop, Dals Långed, Sweden

2010   Assistant Teacher, Texture and Form, Nathan Blank, Penland School of Craft, USA

2008   Assistant Teacher, Architectural Forging, Maria Cristalli, Penland School of Craft, USA

Additional Selected Activities

2016   Jury memberTransition, traveling metal arts exhibition with Ypres international blacksmithing event, Belgium

2010   Donator to Penland Spring Auction, Orville and Pat Chatt Memorial Scholarship

2010   Awarded the Advanced Studies Scholarship, Northwest Blacksmith Organization

2009   1st place international artistic forging competition in Bern, Switzerland

2009   Awarded the Al Bart Grant, Northwest Blacksmith Organization