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Education:

  • MFA Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, 2005
  • West Virginia University, China Summer Ceramics Program, 2004
  • Post Graduate Studies Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1999
  • BS Liberal Arts, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 1998

Work:

2010-Present
Teaching Staff (art labs in Ceramics, Sculpture, Design, Architecture, Digital Photography & Computer Animation), Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
2006- Present
Lab Technician, Studio Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

Group Exhibitions:

2015

3rd Clay and Glass Biennial, Brea Art Gallery, Juror Lana Wilson

2014

  • 4th annual Central Time Ceramics, Bradley University Gallery, Juror  Don Pilcher

2013

  • Visions in Clay 2013, LH Horton Jr Gallery, Juror: Peter Held
  • America’s Clayfest, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Juror: Richard Shaw
  • Less is More: Small Works in a Great Space, The Mitchell Gallery, Jurors: Joann G. Moser and Jack Rasmussen

2012

  • Deluce Clay National, Northwest Missouri State University, Juror: Pete Pinnel
  • 19ᵗʰ Annual San Angelo Clay National, San Angleo Texas Jurors: Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio
  • Ink & Clay 38, Pomona, California, Kellog Art Gallery, Juror Carol Sauvion
  • Central Time Zone Ceramics, Bradley University Gallery, Peoria, Illinois, Juror Delores Fortuna

2011

  • ACGA National Juried Competition, City of Brea Gallery, Brea California Juror Jo Lauria

2010

  • Dining In III: An Artful Experience, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston Texas
  • Red Heat Contemporary Work in Clay, Alexandra Hogue Gallery, Tulsa Oklahoma Juror Adrian Arleo)

2009

  • From the Ground Up XXIV, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Juror Blair Meerfeld
  • University of Dallas Regional, Dallas Texas, Juror Dick Hay

2008

  • Jersey Shore Clay National, Surf City, New Jersey, Juror Dan Hammon
  • 17ᵗʰ Annual San Angelo Clay National, San Angelo, Texas, Juror Anna Harris
  • TCAA Annual Six Pack Group Exhibition, Coop Gallery, San Angelo, Texas

2007

  • AMP Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas, Group Expo
  • Amarillo Biennial 600:Clay, Amarillo, Texas, Juror Marilyn Zietlin
  • Feats of Clay XX, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, California Juror Sherman Hall
  • Silent Conversations, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri, Juror Stefanie Kirkland

2006

  • Attachments Six Pack Show, Chicken Farm Art Center, San Angelo, Texas
  • Faculty Exhibit, Robert A. Peck Fine Arts Gallery, Central Wyoming College

2005

  • Visual Arts Society of Texas, National Juried Fine Arts Exhibit, Meadows Gallery Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas

2004

  • Visual Arts Society of Texas, 36ᵗʰ Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit, Denton, Texas
  • Attachments 2004, 6ᵗʰ Annual Texas Clay Arts Association , Member’s Show, Cactus Hotel, San Angelo, Texas
  • Voertman’s Juried Art Show, West Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

2003

  • Thematically Challenged, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
  • Art Alliance, East Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
  • Voertman’s Juried Art Show, West Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

2002

  • Art Alliance, East Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas

1999-2002

  • Processes of Art, University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

1999

  • People’s Choice Awards, University Museum, Southern Illinois, University, Carbondale, Illinois

1998

  • One Grain of Sand, One Drop of Water, Longbranch Coffee House, Carbondale, Illinois

1997

  • Metal-Glass-Clay, Art Alley, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Solo:

2014
  • It was a small country, everyone was famous, University Gallery Porter Hall, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg Kansas
2012
Sarofim School of Fine Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
2005
A View to Remember, The Center is Missing, West Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
2003
Commodity Fetishism Vs. The Fine Art of Craft, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
2002
Finding Balance Installation, Patio Building Courtyard, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
1997
Recent Works, Vergette Gallery, Southern Illinois University

Lectures:

2004
China: Ming Dynasty porcelain and modern day blue and white wares in Jingdezhen, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
2004
Stories: Ceramic Narrative, Symbol and Text, West Fine Arts Gallery Texas Woman’s University, Denton Texas
2003
Women Playing with Fire, East Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
2003
Brown Bag Art Chat, West Fine Arts Gallery, Texas Woman’s University
1998
Woodfired Work and Techniques, Meramec Community College, St. Louis

Awards:

2012
Central Time Ceramics, First Place, (Dolores Fortuna, Juror)
2010
Red Heat: Contemporary Work in Clay, Honorable Mention, (Adrian Arleo,Juror)
2007
Feats of Clay XX, Purchase Award, (Sherman Hall, Juror)
2005
Voertman’s Award, VAST 37ᵗʰ Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibit (Jesus Morales, Juror)
2004
J.Brough Miller Ceramic Scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
2004
Graphix Incredible Art Product Award, VAST, 36ᵗʰ Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit, (Carol Benson, Juror)
2003
2ⁿᵈ Place, Graduate Division, Voertman’s Juried Art Show, (Bettye Hicks, Juror)
2002
Texas Public Education Grant
1996
Scholarship Recipient, Project Achievement, St. Louis
1995
Scholarship Recipient, Missouri State Highway Patrol

Bibliography:

1999
Ceramics Monthly, October, 1999, Clay Cup VI

Volunteer:

2006-
Present Toma Mi Corazon, La Pena
2002-
Present Empty Bowls participant