Education

2010

Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2006-8

Post-Baccalaureate study in Ceramics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

2002

Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art: Ceramics, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

 

Teaching

Academic Teaching Experience

2011

Instructor of Record – Senior Project, ART 498 – Senior Project – professional practices, resume, artist statement, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

2009-10

Instructor of Record – Ceramics 1, ARTS 2710 - Ceramics 1 – handbuilding and wheel throwing, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2009

Graduate Teaching Assistant for Intro to Ceramics, Facilitated professor by giving wheel demos and throwing assessments, Bowling Green State University

Additional Teaching Experience

2014

Workshop Instructor - University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Workshop Instructor - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Workshop Instructor - Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

Workshop Instructor - University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2010 - Present

Community Class Instructor – Ceramics, Taught beginning and advanced level ceramics to non-degree seeking students ranging from college to retirement age, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

2010

Continuing Education Instructor – Ceramics, Taught all levels of ceramics to non-degree seeking students ranging from high school to retirement age, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

2007-8

Community Art Course Instructor, Taught themed pottery courses to college and adult students, Arts and Crafts Center, Gainesville, FL

2005-6

Adjunct Pottery Instructor, Taught adult students wheel throwing, glazing, and firing kilns, Blue Ridge Community College, Flat Rock, NC

2006

ArtReach Instructor, Taught wheel throwing to student groups ranging in age from 8 to 18, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2004

Clay Instructor, Taught handbuilding techniques to student groups ranging in age from 8 to 12, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

2003

Adjunct Throwing Teacher, Facilitated regular high school instructor by teaching wheel throwing techniques, Blake High School of the Arts, Tampa, FL

Artist Residencies

2015

Invited Artist: Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2014

Artist-Invite-Artist Resident, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

2004-6

Resident Artist, Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC
Loading, firing, and unloading kilns of student work, studio maintenance

2004

Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Prep and participation in group wood-firings, led group firings of salt kiln

2002-4

Artist-in-Residence, St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, FL
Loading, firing, and unloading of studio members work, demonstrations and tours for visiting student groups

Professional Experience

2011 - Present

Studio Manager, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO

Co-create and implement programming for youth and adult community education programs, direct staff in maintaining the studio facilities, coordinate visiting artists and workshops, direct the Artist-in-Residence program, assist in marketing materials for programming

2013

Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

2012

Artist Demonstrator, Kansas City Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

2011

Visiting Artist Lecturer, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2010

Studio Technician for Three Dimensional Studies, School of Creative Arts, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN
Maintained studio equipment for Ceramics and Sculpture departments, supervised work-study students, assisted exhibition installations

Studio Assistant to Figurative Association: The Human Form in Clay Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2009

Visiting Artist Lecturer, Wittenburg University, Springfield, OH

Workshop Assistant for Mitzuo Katutani, Toledo Zen Center, Holland, OH

2008

Technical Assistantship, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Workshop Assistant for John Balistreri, St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, FL

2007

Visiting Artist Lecturer, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

Workshop Assistant to Neal Patterson, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC

Workshop Assistant to Shozo Michikawa, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC

2005

Workshop Assistant to Suze Lindsay, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2004

Workshop Assistant to Josh DeWeese, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2003

Workshop Assistant to Josh DeWeese, St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, Fl

2002-4

Sales and Warehouse Associate, Highwater Clays of Florida, St Petersburg, FL

RESEARCH

Awards

2010

First Place in Three Dimensional Work, The Third Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Brian Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2009

Best of Show, The Second Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Brian Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH; Juror: Hiroshi Hayakawa, Associate Professor, Columbus College of Art and Design

2008

Central Florida Office Supply Award, Annual Student Arts Juried Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Juror: Maggie Cuesta

2007

Clay Champion of the World, First Annual Clay Games, Sponsored by Highwater Clays of FL, Craftsman House Gallery and Studio, St Petersburg, FL

1998

Artist Achievement and Promise Award, Chamberlain High School, Tampa, FL

1996

Eagle Scout Award, Troop 217, Gulf Ridge Council, Tampa, FL

Publications

2011

Kansas City Star, The Weight of the World, FYI Weekend Preview. p. 20. November 24, 2011

2010

Broadstrokes: Curatorial Interview, School of Creative Arts, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN, November 23, 2010

BG News, Interview for The Third Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, July 14, 2010, Volume 104, Issue 160

2009

Architrave Magazine, Designer Spotlight, University of Florida Architecture Magazine, Gainesville, FL, March 2009 Issue

2008

Ceramics Monthly Magazine, MFA Factor: Bowling Green State University, December 2008 issue

Solo Exhibitions

2014

Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.  reCent Work

2011

Highwater Clays of Florida, St. Petersburg, FL. Making Change

2010

Dorothy Uber Brian Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. Loot, Leverage, and the Pursuit of Haplessness: MFA Exhibition,

2007

Asbury University Art Gallery, Wilmore, KY. Ceramics: A 2002 Alum

2005

Highwater Clays, Asheville, NC. Tools I Use: Tommy Frank

2004

Tim Salen Gallery, St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, FL. Journeys and Generations: A Solo Show by Tommy Frank

2002

McCreless Gallery, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY. Life as Journey: Senior B.A. Show

Two-person Exhibitions

2014

Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY.  Taking Turns: Individual and Collaborative Work by Chandra DeBuse and Tommy Frank

Juried Exhibitions

2010

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Mahattan, KS. Material Mastery: KACA National Juried Exhibition. Jurors: Glen Brown, Professor of Art History, Kansas State University; Dylan Beck, Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Kansas State University

The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Show. Jurors: Marge Brown Kalodner, Collector; Michael Moore, Clay Studio Guest Artist in Residence; Jeff Guido, Artistic Director of The Clay Studio

2009

Museum of Northern Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. Biennial Juried Ceramics Exhibition, Art Museum. Juror: Kurt Weiser, Regents Professor, Herberger College School of Art at Arizona State University

2009

Focus Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Currents: Contemporary Florida Ceramics.  Jurors: Anna Calluori Holcombe, Director of School of Art and Art History, Univerisity of Florida; Holly Hanessian, Professor of Ceramics, Florida State University

2008

Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA.  16th Annual Strictly Function Pottery National.  Juror: Linda Arbuckle, Professor of Ceramics, University of Florida

2007

University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Annual Student Arts Juried Exhibition. Juror: Maggie Cuesta, Dean of the Visual Arts, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL

Louisville Stoneware, Louisville, KY. By The Ounce. Juror: John Neely, Professor of Ceramics, Utah State University, Logan, UT

2005

Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN. Cup: The Intimate Object IV. Juror: Linda Arbuckle, Professor of Art, University of Florida

Invitational Exhibitions

2016

Charlie Cummings Gallery, NC.  Cup: The Intimate Object

2015

The Maverick Potter, Salida, CO.

2014

Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, Mt. St. Francis, IN. Mint Julep Cup Invitational 2014

2013

FrontSpace Gallery, Missoula, MT. Conversance: A Sculptural Ceramics Exhibition

2012

The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.  Small Favors VII

2011

Belger Art Center, Kansas City, MO.  For Some Much Watch, While Some Must Sleep; So Runs the World Away

Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN. Clay and Surface Design

2010

John P. Weatherhead Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. National Ceramics Invitational

2010

John P. Weatherhead Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. Three Rivers Regional Exhibition

2009

Ann Miller Gallery, Koch Hall, Wittenburg University, Springfield, OH. Bowling Green State University Ceramics Faculty and Graduate Student Exhibition

John P. Weatherhead Gallery, School of Creative Arts, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. Ceramics and Printmaking Exhibition

Union Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. TransArt: Vision for Gender Diversity

2006

Tim Salen Gallery, St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, FL; Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts Gallery, Asheville, NC. 662.16 Miles: A Resident Exchange, Resident Artists from St Pete Clay and the Odyssey Center

Arts Center West, Roswell, GA. Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts: 2006 Resident Artist Exhibition

2004

Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA.  Current Archie Bray Residents

2003

Gallery 501, Blake High School for the Arts, Tampa, FL. Residents Rising: Residents of the St Petersburg Clay Company

Group Exhibitions

2015

Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.  The Resident Artists of Red Star Studios

2010

Dorothy Uber Brian Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. NOWOH: Third Annual Northwest Ohio Open Summer Art Show

2009

Dorothy Uber Brian Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. NOWOH: Second Annual Northwest Ohio Open Summer Art Show

Union Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. Intermission: The First Year Graduate Art Students of BGSU

2008

Asbury University Gallery, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY. Asbury University Alumni Show

The Gallery of the Wayne Reitz Student Union, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Visible Changes: 2008 Post-Baccalaureate Students of UF Ceramics

2007

Media Image Gallery, Gainesville, FL. With Our Two Hands: Ceramics Students of H.O.T. Clay

Focus Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. HOT Summer: Members of H.O.T. Clay Student Organization

Grove Arcade Arts and Heritage Gallery, Asheville, NC. An Odyssey Experience: 2006 Odyssey Resident Artists

2007

The Gallery of the Wayne Reitz Union, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Societal Reductions: 2007 Post-Baccalaureates of UF Ceramics

Cofrin Gallery, Oak Hall School, Gainesville, FL. *Ping*: HOT Clay Ceramics Student Organization2006

WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, FL. You Know You Want to Touch It: HOT Clay Student Organization

Black Mountain Arts Center, Black Mountain, NC. Clay Six Ways: Odyssey Center Resident Artists

The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT.  Odyssey Goes West

2005

Clingman Café, Asheville, NC. Odyssey Studio Residents

Sky People Gallery, Asheville, NC. Constant Flux: The Residents of Odyssey Studios

2004

The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT. The Archie Bray Foundation: Present and Past Residents

2003

The Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL. The A.I.R. Show

Permanent Collections

Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

Highwater Clays of Florida

David and Louise Rosenfield

St Petersburg Clay Company, St Petersburg, FL

SERVICE

2010

Committee Member - 13th Annual Halloween Party.  School of Creative Arts, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

Co-Curator – National Ceramics Invitational.  School of Creative Arts, University of St Francis, Fort Wayne, IN

President - GASO: Graduate Art Student Organization.  Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Sale Facilitator - Clay Club Ceramics Student Organization.  Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2009

Treasurer - GASO: Graduate Art Student Organization.  Bowling Green State University

Invited Regional Juror - Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition.  Bowling Green High School, Bowling Green, OH

2009

Recruitment Representative.  Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.  Sarah Schleicher, Undergraduate Recruitment, School of Art, BGSU

2008

Curator. Visible Changes: 2008 Post-Baccalaureate Students of UF Ceramics

2007-8

Sales Coordinator.  HOT Clay Ceramics Student Organization.  University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.  Linda Arbuckle, Overseeing Faculty