Professional Experience
Owner & Artist
Annabelle Jones Jewelry
Denton, Texas
May 2009 to
Design and fabricate jewelry; manage business and web presence
present
Adjunct Professor
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
Fall 2011
Teaching Metalwork and Jewelry design to undergraduate students in the College of Visual Arts and Design
Fall 2012
Adjunct Professor
Dallas County Community College
Eastfield Campus
September 2008
Teaching Metalwork and Jewelry design to undergraduate students in the Fine Arts program
to Present
Adjunct Professor
North Central Texas College
Gainesville Campus
January 2007
Taught Metalwork and Jewelry Design and Art Appreciation. Managed, maintained and expanded the Metals Studio.
to May 2009
Model Builder & Design Intern
HKS Architects
Dallas, Texas
October 2007
Built architectural models for presentations and design studies. Assisted in design of buildings and preparation of
presentation materials, primarily in Hospitality Division.
to February 2009
Teaching Fellow & Teaching Assistant
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
2006
Taught Drawing I to undergraduate students in the UNT Art Core curriculum program.
 
AutoCAD Technician
NeoRX Corporation through Aerotek
Denton, Texas
2005
Produced plans and diagrams of an existing building for radioactive decommissioning.
 
Teaching Assistant
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
2001 to 2002
Supported lecturing instructor of Art History Survey through grading, presenting exam reviews, and assisting students.
 
Education
   
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
2005 to 2006;
MFA in Metalwork and Jewelry Design.
2001 to 2002
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
2002 to 2004
Graduate studies in Masters of Architecture first professional degree program.
 
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
1998 to 2000
BFA in Metalwork and Jewelry Design with secondary focus in Sculpture.
 
Parsons School of Design
New York, New York
1997 to 1998
Foundation studies including Design, Drawing, and 3-D Design.
 
Skills
Metalwork
Skilled in tools and techniques relating to non-ferrous metals including but not limited to: soldering, forming, casting, fabrication, and stone
setting. The primary focus of my work is on crochet, knitting, and fusing of metal.
Non-metal Fabrication
Model building skills incorporating use of laser cutter, hotwire foam cutter, table saw, band saw, power sanders and other shop equipment.
Computer Programs
AutoCAD, SketchUp (3-D modeling), Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Microsoft Office, and Excel.
Exhibitions
 
Celebrate Studio Jewelry
DesignWorks Gallery
Galveston, Texas
2011
2011 Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition
UNT Art Gallery
Denton, Texas
2011
Faculty Art Exhibit
Gallery 219 at Eastfield College
Mesquite, Texas
2010
Faculty Art Exhibit
Gallery 219 at Eastfield College
Mesquite, Texas
2008
Materials Hard & Soft
juror Georgia Gough
Greater Denton Arts Council
Denton, Texas
 
2nd Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition
Gallery 100
Tempe, Arizona
2007
Polished: 30 Years of Metal at UNT
UNT ArtSpace
Fort Worth, Texas
 
Denouement
Cora Stafford Gallery
Denton, Texas
 
Voertmans Annual Student Art Competition
juror Rainey Knudson
UNT Art Gallery
Denton, Texas
 
Annual Student Art Competition
juror Holly Johnson
University Union Art Gallery
Denton, Texas
 
Tapped
Environmental Sciences at UNT
Denton, Texas
2005
Voertmans Annual Student Art Competition
juror Paul Bloodgood
UNT Art Gallery
Denton, Texas
1999
Shows and Fairs
   
Love, Life, Wrapping Fundraiser
McKinney, Texas
December 2010
Sunflowers Market
Dallas, Texas
October &
November 2010
Chi Omega Christmas Market
Dallas, Texas
November 2010
Urban Bazaar 11
Dallas, Texas
October 2010
Urban Bazaar 10
Dallas, Texas
April 2010