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EDUCATION

M.F.A.                        2000    Ceramics University of Oregon
B.A.                             1996    Art University of Puget Sound
B.A.                             1992    Philosophy/Mathematics  University of Puget Sound

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 – Present  - Full-time Instructor of Ceramics, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR.

2008 – 2018     - Associate Professor of Ceramics, West Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah, KY. 

2006 – 2008    - Full-time Instructor of Ceramics and 3-D Design, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

2005 – 2006    - Studio Manager and Ceramics Instructor, University Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.

2004 – 2005    - Artist-in-Residence/Ceramics Instructor, Worcester Center for the Crafts.

2002 – 2004    - Artist-in-Residence/Adjunct Faculty Ceramics, Armory Art Center.

2000 – 2002    - Adjunct Faculty 3-D Design/Ceramics, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

1998 – 2000     - Ceramics Teaching Graduate Teaching Fellowship (instructor of record), University of Oregon. Six        terms.

1998                - Ceramics Firing Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon.

                        - Teaching Assistant, North Eugene High School.

2008 – Present   - Associate Professor of Ceramics, West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Paducah, KY.

2006 – 2008       - Full-time Instructor Ceramics and 3-D Design, Dept. of Art, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

2005 – 2006       - Studio Manager and Ceramics Instructor, University Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.

2004 – 2005       - Artist-in-Residence/Ceramics Instructor, Worcester Center for the Crafts, Worcester MA.

2002 – 2004       - Artist-in-Residence/Adjunct Faculty Ceramics, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Fl.

2000 – 2002       - Adjunct Faculty 3-D Design/Ceramics, Department of Art, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

1998 – 2000       - Ceramics Teaching GTF (instructor of record), University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. 

1998                   - Ceramics Firing GTF, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

                           - Teaching Assistant, North Eugene High School, Eugene, OR. 

SELECTED HONORS

2018         -Juror, Annual OMAS Juried Student Exhibition, Murray State University, Murray, KY.

                   -Juror, LowerTown Art and Music Festival, Paducah, KY.

2017          -Curator, Paducah School of Art Ceramics Invitational, Paducah, KY.

2015          -Soda Firing, workshop presenter, Peters Valley, Layton, NJ.

2014         -Finis Sargent Phelps and Florence Grubbs Phelps Award for Excellence in Teaching, WKCTC, Paducah, KY. 

                   -Curator, Paducah School of Art Ceramics Invitational, Paducah, KY.

2013          -International Resident Artist, Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China.

                   -Juror, Shrode Fine Art and Craft Competition and Exhibit, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL.

2012          -Curator, Paducah School of Art Ceramics Invitational, Paducah, KY.

2011           -Board of Directors’ Award, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

                   -Juror, 76thAnnual Art Show of Paducah, Paducah, KY.

                    -Curator, Paducah School of Art Ceramics Invitational, Paducah, KY.

2010          -Best of Show; Sculpture, Paducah Art and Music Festival, Paducah, KY.  Juror: Vance Farrow.

2009         -Demonstrating artist for the Paducah Art and Music Festival, Paducah, KY.

2009         -Juror, Wood-O-Rama, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

2007          -Juror, Kansas Regional Student Exhibition, Neodesha, KS.

2002 – 2004 -Greenfield Fellow; Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL.

2004         -First Place Three Dimensional; Artists of Southport July National Exhibition, Franklin Square Gallery, NC. Juror: Susan Filley. 

EXHIBITION RECORD

2018

o   Paducah School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Bill Ford Gallery, Paducah, KY.

o   Two-Artist Exhibition with Tanya Neitzke,  Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery, Murray, KY.

o   Made in Paducah, Two-Artist Exhibition with Lily Liu, 5thStreet Gallery, Paducah, KY.

2017

o   Paducah School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Bill Ford Gallery, Paducah, KY.

2016

o   Paducah School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Bill Ford Gallery, Paducah, KY.

o   America’s Clay Fest IV Open Division, Blue Line Arts Coker Family Gallery, Roseville, CA, Jurors: Sergei Isupov and Leslie Ferrin.

2015

o   Gallery of Internationally Shown Artists: A Ceramic Triad, Gallery Solaro, Quincy, IL.

o   Cedarhurst Creative Cup Challenge, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL.

o   Looking Back, The Krikorian Gallery, Worcester, MA.

2014

o   State of Clay, ArtsPlace Gallery, Lexington, KY.

o   University of Puget Sound Alumni Ceramics Exhibition, Art Center Gallery, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, OR. 

2012

o   Project Wide West, Imperial Palace, Innsbruck, Austria.

o   Two-Artist Exhibition with Lily Liu, Jefferson Street Studio, Paducah, KY.

2011

o  Exhibiting Member, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

o   The Affordable Art Show, Philosophy Gallery, Paducah, KY.

o   Exhibiting Artist, The Craft Gallery, Worcester, MA.

o   Artist in Residence Alumni Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL.

2010

o   Two Artist Exhibition with Lily Liu, Jefferson Street Studio, Paducah, KY.

o   The Affordable Art Show, Philosophy Gallery, Paducah, KY.

o   Paducah Art and Music Festival, Paducah, KY.

o  November Noel, Gallery 1025, Paducah, KY.

o  Exhibiting Member, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.


2009

o  Two Artist Exhibition with Alison Hahn, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY.

o  Paducah Art and Music Festival, Paducah, KY.

o   Paducah School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Clemens Fine Arts Center, Paducah, KY.


2008

o  Hanging by a Thread, Carnegie Library, Pittsburg, PA.

o  Two Artist Exhibition with Lily Liu, Wichita Center for Crafts, KS.

o   Paducah School of Art Faculty Exhibition, 409 Gallery, Paducah, KY.


2007

o  Drink It In, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester, MA.  Juror Candace Casey.

o  Wichita National 2007, Wichita Center for Crafts, KS.  Juror Bede Clark.

o  Jersey Shore Clay National, M. T. Burton Gallery, NJ. Juror Doug Casebeer.

o   Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.


2006

o  26thAnnual July National Exhibition, Southport, NC. Juror Charles Riggs.

o  Hikarigama Potters: 1995-2005, Hillsboro Cultural Art Center, Portland, OR.

o  6THAnnual National Juried Cup Show, Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH. Juror Jason Hess.

o  Featured Artist, Artisan Retail Gallery, New Bedford, MA.

o   Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, KS.


2005

o  Worcester Artist-in-Residence Show, Krikorian Gallery, MA.

o  Exhibiting Artist, The Craft Gallery, Worcester, MA.

o  Artistry Holiday Sale, New Bedford, MA.

o  Featured Artist, Artisan Retail Gallery, New Bedford, MA.


2004

o  Winterfest 2004 (invitational), Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD.

o  Solo Exhibition, Greenfield Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL.

o  New Faces, New Classes, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester, MA.

2003

o  Armory Art Center Faculty Show, Armory Art Center Gallery, FL.

o  Two Artist Exhibition with Barbara Schwartz, North Palm Beach City Hall, FL.

o  St. Petersburg Clay National 2003, Highwater Clay, FL. Juror: Don Reitz.

2002

o   Armory Art Center Faculty Show, Armory Art Center Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL.

o   Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

Selected ESU Faculty Show, Swogger Gallery, Emporia, KS.

2001

o   Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

2000

o   MFA Exit Show, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR.

o  Ceramics Group Show, Clay Works, LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, 

                  Eugene, OR.

o   Asian Art Festival, Lane County Fairgrounds, OR.

o   Feats of Clay XII, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln CA.  Juror: Catharine Hiersoux.  

1999

o   Ceramic MFA Show, LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

o   Ceramics Group Show, LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

o   Stupa #2, Eric Washburn Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

1998

o   Ceramic MFA Show, LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

o   Ceramics Group Show, LaVerne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

1997

o  Flux Us, Flux You, and Flux Them, Laverne Krause Gallery, University of Oregon, OR.

1996

o   University of Puget Sound Student Show, UPS Gallery, Tacoma, WA.  Juror: Benjamin K. Meeker.

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

2016

  • Visiting Artist Lecture, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Il. 

2013          

  • Visiting Artist Lecture, Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China.

2011

  • Demonstrating artist for the Paducah Art Guild of Paducah, Paducah, KY.

2009                

  • Demonstrating artist for the Paducah Renascence Alliance, Paducah, KY.

2003                

  • Demonstrating artist Ceramics League of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL.

2002

  • Demonstrating artist Highland Community College, Highland, KS.

  • Demonstrating artist Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • KCTCS Faculty Senate Chair for the 16 KCTCS Colleges (2016-2017)

  • WKCTC Faculty representative to the KCTCS Faculty Senate. (2013 – 17)

  • Faculty advisor for the PSAD Student Art Club

  • Faculty advisor for the PSAD Ceramics Club 

  • Faculty Chair of the Curriculum Committee at the Paducah School of Art

  • Faculty Chair of the Paducah School of Art and Design Facilities Committee

  • Digital Photo Faculty Search Committee at PSAD

  • General Education Outcomes Committee at WKCTC

  • Professional and Organizational Development Committee at WKCTC

  • Web Services Manager Search Committee at WKCTC

  • Recruitment Committee at PSAD

  • Facilities Committee at Paducah School of Art

  • Honors Committee at WKCTC

  • Art Department Facilities Committee at ESU

  • Faculty advisor for Alpha Rho Theta (the student art club) at ESU

  • Mid-Program Portfolio Review Committee at ESU

TECHNICAL ABILITIES

  • Firing of cone ten downdraft and updraft gas kilns

  • Firing of cone ten salt and soda kilns

  • Firing of raku kilns

  • Wood kilns

  • Studio maintenance 

  • Kiln construction 

  • Mold making and slip casting 

  • Electric kiln repair

  • Glaze mixing and calculation 

  • Laser cutting

  • 3D ceramic printing

  • Set up of ceramics and 3-D studios

  • Welding 

  • Certified Forklift Operator