Resume

Education

2010 NYSCC at Alfred UniversityAlfred, NY • MFA, Ceramic Art
2005-2008 California State University • Long Beach, CA • Post Baccalaureate Student
2004/2002 Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL • BFA, Ceramics/BA, Studio Art

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Collection: Sex, Death, and Expectation, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
2016 Unknown (Backbone), Arc Gallery, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
2015 On Migrating, International Gallery of Art, Anchorage, AK
2012 Habitat • Fellowship Exhibition, ABF • Helena, MT
2011 Animal Presence • Mclean County Arts Center • Bloomington, IL
C.C.C. Resident Artist Exhibitions, Alanna DeRocchi • ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Jillye, South Korea
2010 (Un)Natural History • MFA Thesis Exhibition • Fosdick-Nelson Gallery • NYSCC at Alfred University • Alfred, NY

Group Exhibitions

2019 Of Stone • 2 Person Exhibition • Kenai Fine Art Center • Kenai, AK
Souvenirs in Stone • 2 Person Exhibition • The Shop AK • Homer, AK
Seize The Clay • Girdwood Visual Arts Center • Girdwood, AK
Art of Repetition • Gallery One Visual Arts Center • Ellensburg, OR
Made in Stone • 2 Person Exhibition • Arc Gallery • Anchorage, AK
Aiviq and Nanuq: Sea Horse and Sea Bear of the Arctic • Anchorage Museum at Rasmusen Center, Anchorage, AK
2018 Anthropocene • NCECA Concurrent Exhibition • Unsmoke Systems Artspace • Pittsburgh, PA
Erudite Antics, UAA Faculty Exhibition • Kimura Gallery • Anchorage, AK
Arrowmont Figurative Symposium Exhibition • Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts • Gatlingburg, TN
2017 Permanent Collection Alaska Gallery Opening Exhibition • Anchorage Museum • Anchorage, AK
UAA Faculty Art Exhibition • Kimura Gallery • Anchorage, AK
Archie Bray Foundation Silent Auction • ABF • Helena, MT
2016 UAA Faculty Art Exhibition • Kimura Gallery • Anchorage, AK
Archie Bray Foundation Silent Auction • ABF • Helena, MT
2015 My Mother • International Gallery of Contemporary Art • Anchorage, AK
Hugh McPeck • International Gallery of Contemporary Art  • Anchorage, AK
2014 A Clay Bestiary • Hunterdon Art Museum • Clinton, NJ
9th Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition • University of Alaska, Anchorage
Flora and Fauna • Brinton Museum • Big Horn, WY
Archie Bray Foundation • NCECA Conference • Milwaukee, WI
Humor in Craft  • Kendall College of Art and Design • Grand Rapids, MI
2013 Spectrum: Contemporary Ceramics • Brazosport College, TX
Biota • Motherdog Studios • NCECA 2013 • Houston TX
Archie Bray Foundation • 18 Hands Gallery • NCECA 2013 • Houston, TX
Hot Rookie • Gyeonggi International Ceramics Competition • Icheon, South Korea
2012 Humor in Craft • Society for Contemporary Craft • Pittsburgh, PA
What Is A Rabbit? • John Natsoulas Gallery • Davis, CA
Table of Content • NCECA • Foster White Gallery • Seattle, WA
Archie Bray Summer Exhibition • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2011 The Bray at Kolva-Sullivan • Spokane, WA
Archie Bray Foundation Residents and Visiting Artists 2010 • NCECA • Tampa, FL
Big Ceramics • Holter Museum of Art • Helena, MT
2010 The Bray at Kolva-Sullivan • Spokane, WA
Recent Acquisitions of the Permanent Collection • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2010 Resident Exhibition • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2009 Alfred Grads at AcerS • MS&T Conference • Pittsburgh, PA
The Unconventional Pedestal • Turner Gallery • Alfred University • Alfred, NY
2008 Cal State Long Beach Student Exhibition • CCACA Conference • Davis, CA
A Recollection of Dreams For A Red Letter Day • SCA Gallery • Pomona, CA
Solo Exhibition • Merlino Gallery • CSULB • Long Beach, CA
2007 Figuratively Speaking • Irvine Fine Arts Center • Irvine, CA
Solo Exhibition • Marilyn Werby Gallery • California State University • Long Beach, CA
2006 CSULB Annual Student Art Awards Show • University Art Museum • Long Beach, CA
2005 29th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition • Rock Island, IL
2004 B.F.A. Senior Exhibition • Solo Show • Macomb, IL
2004-2002 WIU Annual Juried Student Exhibition • Macomb, IL
2003-2002 Sullivan Taylor Annual Juried Student Art Show • Macomb, IL
2003 WIU Art Gallery Permanent Collection Ceramic Exhibition • Macomb, IL

Professional Experience

2013-Present Term Instructor of Art and Technician in Ceramics • University of Alaska, Anchorage

2018- 2014

Present-2014

Member of Board of Directors • ArtAxis.org

Member of University of Alaska • Anchorage Student Union Art Gallery Advisory Board

2011 Instructor of Ceramics • Public School Education Class at Holter Museum • Helena, MT
Instructor of Ceramics/English Language Class • ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Gyeongsangnam-do Jillye, South Korea
2010 Adjunct Professor-Fall Sabbatical Replacement in Ceramics • Grand Valley State University • Allendale, MI
2009-2010 Graduate Teaching Assistant • NYSCC at Alfred University • Ceramic Sculpture • Two Semesters
2008-2009 Graduate Teaching Assistant • NYSCC at Alfred University • Wheel-throwing • Two Semesters
2005-2008 Ceramics Studio Lab Technician • CSU Long Beach • Long Beach, CA
2006-2007 Art/Ceramics Instructor for Children • NorthStar Learning Center • Long Beach, CA
2006 Teaching Assistant, Summer Ceramics Session • Penland School of Crafts • Penland, NC
2002-2005 Ceramics Studio Lab Technician • Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL
2004 Attended Summer Ceramics Session • New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred, NY
2002 Attended Summer Ceramics Session, Work Study Scholarship • Haystack Mountain School of Crafts • Deer Isle, ME

Awards

2019 Alaska State Council on the Arts Career Opportunity Grant • Anchorage, AK
2017 Rasmusen Individual Artist Project Award • Anchorage, AK
2014 UAA Faculty Development Grant  • Anchorage, AK
2012 Windgate Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2011 Speyer Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2008 Travel Scholarship • Peruvian Amazon • CSU Long Beach
2007 Travel Scholarship • Korea and China • CSU Long Beach
2006 Travel Scholarship • Korea and China • CSU Long Beach
Merit Award • University Art Museum Annual Juried Student Art
Awards Show • CSU Long Beach
2005 People’s Choice Award • 29th Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition • Rock Island, IL
2002-2004 Talent Grant/Tuition Waiver • Western Illinois University • Macomb, IL
2004 Scholarship • Western Illinois University To attend summer program at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2000-2004 National Dean’s List of Scholars
2003 Work Study Scholarship • To Attend Haystack Mountain School of Crafts • Deer Isle, ME
2002-2003 3rd Place • Sullivan Taylor Annual Juried Student Art Show • Macomb, IL
2003 Honorable Mention and Purchase Award • WIU Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition • Macomb, IL
2002 Art Department Graduating Scholar • Western Illinois University

Residencies

2018 June Artist in Residence, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
2016 Visiting Artist, Winter Residency, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2011-2013 Long-Term Resident Artist, Windgate/Speyer Fellowship • Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2011 Artist in Residence: Clay Arch Gimhae Museum • Gyeongsangnam-do, Jillye, South Korea
Visiting Artist for Spring Semester • University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh • Osh Kosh, WI
2010 Summer Resident Artist: Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT

Visiting Artist Workshops

2019 Kenai Fine Arts Center (Summer)• Kenai, AK
University of Alaska Fairbanks •
Fairbanks, AK
Kenai Fine Arts Center (Fall) • Icheon, South Korea
2018 Kenai Fine Arts Center, Fall • Kenai, AK
2017 “Animal as Object”, Santa Fe Clay • Santa Fe, NM
Visiting Artist Workshop: Anchorage Clay Arts Guild • Anchorage, AK
2015 Oregon College of Art and Craft • Portland, OR
Gyeonggi International Ceramics Workshop • Icheon, South Korea
2014 Visiting Artist Workshop: University of Alaska, Southeast  • Juneau, AK
2012 Bray Days WorkshopUniversity of Montana-Missoula • Missoula, M
2011 Summer Visiting Artist: Grand Valley State University • Allendale, MI
Visiting Artist Demonstrations: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities • Minneapolis, MN

Artists Lectures

2019 University of Alaska, Fairbanks • Fairbanks, AK
2018 Kenai Fine Arts Center • Kenai, AK
Anchorage Museum at Rasmusen Center • Anchorage, AK
2017 Santa Fe Clay • Santa Fe, NM
Anchorage Clay Arts Guild • Anchorage, AK
2015 Oregon College of Art and Craft • Portland, OR
International Gallery of Contemporary Art • Anchorage, AK
Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale • Icheon, South Korea
2014 University of Alaska, Southeast  • Juneau, AK
2013 Eastern Oregon University • LaGrande, OR
2012 Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
University of Montana-Missoula • Missoula, MT
Tyler School of Art at Temple University • Philadelphia, PA
2011 Mclean County Arts Center • Bloomington, IL
Grand Valley State University • Allendale, MI
ClayArch Gimhae Museum • Jillye, South Korea
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities • Minneapolis, MN
University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh • Osh Kosh, WI
Lawrence University • Appleton, WI
2010 Archie Bray Foundation • Helena, MT
2008 Incoming Graduate Student Lectures: Alfred University • Alfred, NY

Bibliography

2014

“Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist’s Guide to Glaze and Color.” Kate Doody and Brian Taylor. Barron’s Educational Series. 320p.

“7th Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale”, Ceramic Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyer’s Guide, Ceramics Monthly, January 2014 issue.

“Resident Artists”, Ceramic Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyer’s Guide, Ceramics Monthly, January 2014 issue.

2013 “Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artists” • Ceramics Monthly, May Issue 2013.
2012 “Ceramic Excellence-ABF Fellowships”. Tanya Hartman.  Booklet. Brigitte Martin. Schiffer Publishing. 156p.
2011 “Humor in Craft”. Brigitte Martin. Schiffer Publishing. 156p.