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EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYMENT

  
Charles Wright AcademyUpper School Visual Art, Boys Golf Coach2014-current
University of WashingtonVisiting Artist and Lecturer2012-2013
Pocock Rowing FoundationRowing Coach2012-2014
Archie Bray FoundationCommunity Instructor2010-2012
Red Lodge Clay CenterCommunity Instructor2009-2010
Ohio UniversityTeaching Associate2006-2009

EDUCATION

  
Ohio UniversityMFA: Ceramics2006-2009
University of AlaskaPost-Baccalaureate2004-2005
University of WashingtonBFA: Ceramics2001-2004
 BA: Interdisciplinary Visual Art1997-2001

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

  
Archie Bray FoundationHelena, Montana2010-2012
Red Lodge Clay CenterRed Lodge, Montana2009-2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Paper Portraits (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Digital Photography (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Color Theory (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Advanced Ceramics (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Intermediate Ceramics (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Beginning Ceramics: Slipcasting (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Beginning Ceramics: Handbuilding (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Beginning Ceramics: Wheel Throwing (Instructor of Record) Charles Wright Academy; Tacoma, WA – Ongoing
Intermediate Ceramics (Instructor of Record), Univ. of Washington; Seattle, WA – Summer, 2013
Intro Ceramics (Instructor of Record), Univ. of Washington; Seattle, WA – Summer, 2013
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Instructor of Record), Univ. of Washington; Seattle, WA–Spring, 2013
“Slip and Slide” 5-day Hands-On Workshop, Pottery Northwest – Seattle, WA, Fall 2013
“Prototype to Product ” 6-day Hands-On Workshop, Arrowmont SofC- Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Spring 2013
Utilitarian Clay Conference VI, Presenter, Arrowmont School of Crafts – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
“Become a Master of Plaster”, 3-day Hands-on Workshop, Archie Bray Foudation – Helena Montana
Studio and Kiln Technician, Archie Bray Foudation, Helena Montana, 2011 – 2012
Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics, Archie Bray Foudation, Helena Montana, Summer 2011
Intermediate Wheel Thrown Ceramics, Archie Bray Foudation, Helena Montana, Winter 2011
Beginning Ceramics, Muddy Lamb Studio, Fishtail Montana, Spring 2010
Community Instructor, Red Lodge Clay Center, Fall 2009, Winter 2010, Spring 2010
Visiting Artist, Bogedon Cultural, Los Vilos Chile, Summer 2009
Intermediate Wheel Throwing (Instructor of Record), Ohio University, Spring 2009
Drawing II: Color and Systems (Instructor of Record), Ohio University, Winter 2009
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Instructor of Record), Ohio University, Fall 2008
3-D Design (Instructor of Record), Ohio University, Spring 2008
Intermediate Ceramics: Mold Making (Graduate Assistant), Ohio University, Winter 2008
Beginning Wheel Throwing (Instructor of Record), Ohio University, Fall 2007


RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2014 
2013NCECA BiennaleHouston Center for Contemporary Craft, NCECA Conference – Houston, Texas
 Arrowmont Instructors ExhibitionArrowmont School of Crafts – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2012Coming To The TableYellowstone Art Museum – Billings, Montana
 ‘Tis a GiftNorthern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Don’t Box Me InSignature Contemporary Craft – Atlanta, Georgia
 PlatedRed Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana
 Biennial Cups ExhibitonLawrence Arts Center – Lawrence, Kansas
 Utilitarian Clay Conference VIArrowmont School of Crafts – Gatlinburg, Tennessee
 Prototypes, Red Lodge Clay Center – Red Lodge, Montana
 Tablescapes, Jens Gallery and Design – Billings, Montana
 Resident Artist Farewell Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
 Artist of the Month, Northern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Resident Artists, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana Washington
 Artist Focus, Lillstreet Gallery – Chicago, Illinois
 NCECA Emerging Artist Exhibition, Gallery NEXPO, – Seattle, Washington
 National Porcelain Invitational,NCECA, Seattle Design Center – Seattle, Washington
 SteinsThe Elysian Brewery, NCECA – Seattle, Washington
 La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay – Seattle, Washington
 Table of Content, Foster/White Gallery, NCECA – Seattle, Washington
 Functional ReDesign, Northern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 The Theater of Repetition: Slip Cast Ceramics, The Society of Arts and Crafts – Boston, Massachusetts
 Yunomi Invitational, AKAR – Iowa City, Iowa
 Tea for Two, Santa Fe Clay – Santa Fe, New Mexico
 CRC Biennial Gala Fundraiser, ASU Art Museum – Tempe, Arizona
2011Holiday Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
 ‘Tis A Gift, Northern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Pursuing Perfection, Solo Exhibition, MudFire Gallery – Decatur, Georgia
 Interpreting the Cup, Crimson Laurel Gallery – Bakersville, North Carolina
 Cups and Coffee, The Clay Studio – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 New Gallery Artists Preview, Northern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Bray Residents at Kolva-Sullivan, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery – Spokane, Washington
 Fellowship Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
 Decorum, Santa Fe Clay – Santa Fe, New Mexico
 Resident Artists and 2011 Artists to the Edge, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
 Ceramics: Post-Digital Design, American Museum of Ceramic Art – Pomona, California
 The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Bellevue Art Museum Store – Bellevue, Washington
 The Casting Party, Red Star Studios – Kansas City, Missouri
 Yunomi Invitational, AKAR – Iowa City, Iowa
 ABF Residents and Visiting Artists from 2010, NCECA, The Train Station – St. Petersburg, Florida
 Pouring Permanence, NCECA, Interior Motives – St. Petersburg, Florida
 La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay – St. Petersburg, Florida
 Lawrence Arts Center Benefit Art Auction, Lawrence Art Center – Lawrence, Kansas
 La Mesa in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Clay – Santa Fe, New Mexico
 accessCeramics, Juried Online Catalog of Contemporary Ceramic Artists
2010Holiday Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
 Gifted I + II, The Clay Studio – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 ‘Tis A Gift, Northern Clay Center – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery – Spokane, Washington
 Steins, Pints, and Plates, Carbondale Clay Center – Carbondale, Colorado
 Gallery Night, The Midwestern Clay Project – Madison, Wisconson
 BAM Biennial, Bellevue Art Museum – Bellevue, Washington
 Residents’ Farewell Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center – Red Lodge, Montana
 La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 NCECA Gallery Expo, Red Lodge Clay Center – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 Containment, Crimson Laurel Gallery – Bakersville, North Carolina
 Yunomi Invitational, AKAR – Iowa City, Iowa
 Art Axis, Juried Online Catalog of Contemporary Ceramic Artists
 Functional Relationships, Mississippi University for Womem – Columbus, Mississippi
 31st Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts – Mesa, Arizona
 Altitude, Baltimore Clayworks – Baltimore, Maryland
 Beyond The Brickyard II, Archie Bray Foundation – Helena, Montana
2009Objects of Virtue, Bedford Gallery – Walnut Creek, California
 Cups, Santa Fe Clay – Santa Fe, New Mexico
 30 x 5, AKAR – Iowa City, Iowa
 Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition, Wichita Center for the Arts – Wichita, Kansas
 f(x), MFA Thesis Exhibition, Trisolini Gallery – Athens, Ohio
 La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay – Phoenix, Arizona
 Handcrafted, Rocky Mount Arts Center – Rocky Mount, North Carolina
 International Cup, Clay Studio of Missoula – Missoula, Montana

AWARDS

Emerging Artist Award, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Seattle Conference
Rudy Autio Technology Grant, Archie Bray Foundation
Matsutani Fellowship, Archie Bray Foundation
West Coast Travel Fellowship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Summer Conference
Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly
Bedford Gallery Guild Artist Cash Award, Objects of Virtue, Bedford Gallery
Pocono Choice Award, Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center
HACC Student Award, Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center
Director’s Purchase Award, Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition, Wichita Center for the Arts
NICHE Finalist, Ceramics: Functional, Student Category
Ohio University Professional Development Grant
Ohio University Graduate Teaching Assistantship

PUBLICATIONS

 
Ceramics MonthlyJune/July/August 2013 – “Spotlight: Objective Clay”
Ceramics MonthlyJune/July/August 2013 – “Exhibition Review: 2013 NCECA Biennial Exhibition”
Ceramics MonthlyFebruary 2013 – “A Fine Line”
Archie Bray FoundationAugust 2011 – Fellowship Color Catalog, Essay by Susannah Isreal,
The Practice of Perfection
American CraftJune/July 2011 – “Push It – At Archie Bray, tradition means innovation”
Ceramics MonthlyApril 2011 – “From the Center to the Edge, The Archie Bray turns 60”
Ceramics MonthlyApril 2011 – “Matthew Kangas Review of BAM Biennial 2010”
Ceramics MonthlyMay 2010 – “Emerging Artist”
Ceramics MonthlyApril 2010 – “Upfront” section
Diablo MagazineMarch 2010 – “Kitchen Art”
Diablo MagazineDecember 2009, D-Blog – “Much More Than Pots”
Ceramics MonthlyDecember 2009 – “Focus on Functional Pots”
Ceramics Arts DailyNovember 11th, 2009 – “Let’s Talk Function: Two Potters Discuss Making Handmade Pottery for Use”
The PostOU Campus Newspaper –“Grad Student Exhibition Examines Consumption”
Ceramics MonthlyNovember 2007 – “MFA Factor, Ohio University”