2000 Louisiana State University, Master of Fine Art, Ceramics
1997–1996 Louisiana State University, Post Baccalaureate, Ceramics
1995 Kansas City Art Institute, Bachelors of Fine Art, Ceramics
Present–17 University of Arkansas: Associate Dean of Fine Arts, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Fayetteville, AR
2017–2018 University of Arkansas: Interim Director of the School of Art, Fayetteville, AR
2017–10 University of Arkansas: Chair, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville, AR
Present–08 University of Arkansas: Associate Professor, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville
2008–02 University of Arkansas: Assistant Professor, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville
2002–00 Florida Atlantic University: Visiting Artist/Ceramic Technician, and Lecturing Studio Faculty, Boca Raton, FL
2015 Gibberish: Sapient Fool’s Gold, solo exhibition, GRIN Gallery, Providence, RI
2014 “Made in the U.S.A. Tryke Series, solo exhibition, 21C Museum Hotel, Bentonville, AR
2014 Made in the U.S.A., solo exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2012 Made in the U.S.A., solo exhibition, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR
2009 Made in Taiwan, solo exhibition, Tainan National University of The Arts, Tainan, Taiwan
2008 Innocent Play, Fine Arts Gallery, Moberly Community College, Moberly, MO
2005 bi products, solo exhibition, Zone Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2005 bi products, solo exhibition, Race Street Gallery, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
2005 Sculpture Installation, solo exhibition, Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, NY
2004 gender rendering: bi products, solo exhibition, Central Gallery, Houston Community College Central Campus, Houston, TX
2003 by, bi, buy product, solo exhibition, Fine Arts Center Gallery University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2001 trans mutation, solo exhibition, Ritter Art Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
2000 s/he, solo exhibition, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
1996 Gardening the Human Form, solo exhibition, Dirt Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Curious Topographies at the University of the Ozarks’ Stephens Gallery in Clarksville, AR, curated by Dawn Holder
2017 Artist invite Artists Residency, group exhibition, Red Lodge Clay, Red Lodge, MT
2017 BOTH ARTIST and MOTHER, group exhibition, Red Lodge Clay, Red Lodge, MT, curated by Kate Fisher
2017 Faith and Futility, group exhibition of ceramics faculty from the University of Arkansas, Belger Crane Yard Gallery, Kansas City, MO, curated by Michael Baxley and Mathew McConnell
2016 Coupled, group exhibition, New Harmony Gallery, curated by Garry Holstein, New Harmony,IN
2016 Generations, group exhibition, Filipino Cultural Center, Overland Park, KS, curated by Jeff Johnston and Keith Ekstam during (NCECA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, in Kansas City, MO
2015 BOTH ARTIST and MOTHER, group exhibition, Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown, RI, curated by Kate Fisher
2015 Vox Femina, Art Center of the Ozarks, group exhibition, Springdale, AR, curated by Eve Smith/Autumn Brown
2014 Ceramics educators in the State of Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR curated by David Smith and Brad Cushman
2013 University of Arkansas: Ceramics during (NCECA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, in Houston, TX
2012 Department of Art Faculty Show, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2011 More than a Mold, a curated group exhibition, at the Baum Gallery at University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
2011 Some Like it Hot during (NCECA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, in Tampa, FL
2009 Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition, Jingdezhen Ceramic Museum, The China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, China
2009 Margins: A Nontraditional Approach to Clay, curator Brian Gillis, Ice House Gallery during (NCECA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, in Phoenix, AZ
2009 Regional Sculptural Invitational, curator Garry Holstein, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville AR
2008 Material Transcendence: Clay As Commentary, curated by Benjamin Schulman, NCECA Pittsburg, PA
2008 Material Transcendence: Clay As Commentary, curated by Benjamin Schulman, in conjunction with Crafting Content Ceramics Symposium 2008 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR
2007 Clay Mechanics, Charlie Cumming Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN
2007 The Post-Millennium Exponent, NCECA Louisville, KY curated by Blake Williams and Jen Poeymirou
2006 The Post-Millennium Exponent, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS curated by Blake Williams and Jen Poeymirou
2006 Department of Art Faculty Show, Fine Arts Center Gallery University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2006 Keep the Promise, PRIDE Silent Art Auction benefit Washington CO HIV Clinic and NWA REACH, Fayetteville AR
2005 LSU Ceramics 1970-2005 Alumni, Louisiana State University Shaw Center Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2005 Hot Stuff/Clay Tigers: LSU Ceramics 1970–2005 Signature Shop, Atlanta GA
2004 Faculty and Staff Art Exhibition, Anne Kittrell Art Gallery, University of Arkansas,
2004 River Market Regional 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Mallin & Charno Galleries,
Kansas City, MO
2004 “Third Annual National Juried Exhibition” Co-Best of Show Award, Art Source Gallery,
2004 Dimensions 2004, Honorable Mention, Associated Artists Winston- Salem,
2004 NJCVA International Juried Show, Juror: Charlotta Kotik, Curator/Chair of Contemporary Art Brooklyn Museum of Art (NY), New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
2004 Exploring Gender, Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2003 Digesting Consumerism: McCall for Entries, www.postpicasso.com
2003 2-3-4Dimensional 5th International Juried Exhibition, Period Gallery Omaha, NE www.periodgallery.com
2003 National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 2003, Jurors Choice Award Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2003 Summer Artist Series, Market Street Gallery, Lockport, NY
2000 Nine-Fold, Group Show, Houston Community College Central, Houston, TX
1995 Graduating Student Exhibition, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Present–06 “University of Arkansas Pottery Teaching Collection”, 55 artists and 78 pieces Fayetteville, AR
2017 “Arkansas Arts Roundtable: Why the Arts are Essential in Northwest Arkansas,” Co-organizer with Lana Hallmark, Arkansas Department of Education, and Joy Pennington, Arkansans for the Arts supported by Americans for the Arts and the State Policy Pilot Program, Faulkner Performing Arts Center in Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2010 “Drawing the Line: Utilitarian Pots” Fine Arts Gallery, Fayetteville, AR in curatorial collaboration with UA ceramics faculty and students.
2008 “Crafting Content,” University of Arkansas Symposium 2008 Fayetteville, AR in curatorial collaboration with Benjamin Schulman, Assistant Professor of Ceramics Drury University
2006 “Three Methods: Walsh, Emami, Rush,” University of Arkansas Symposium 2006 Fayetteville, AR
Grants and Awards
2019–2018 “Material Solutions: Collaboration in Artistic and Industrial Processes with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,” US Fulbright Scholars Program, Ghana, Africa, 2018–19 to support research, materials, travel, lodging, family support, and salary support, individual grant writer.
2018–2003 Travel Grant, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, AR
2017 “Material Solutions: Collaboration with KNUST, Ghana,” Fulbright Research Award Alternate 2017–2018, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, no funding
2016 “Provost Collaborative Research Travel Grant,” University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, $1500, Co-Collaborator with Adam Posnak
2013–12 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program, chosen as one of four campus future leaders to represent the University of Arkansas.
2009 “Casting Taiwan,” Fulbright Research Award Alternate 2009-2010, no funding,
2009 Kiln God Summer Artist and Residency grant for Summer residency Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME. “Individual Collector’s Partial Funding Award”
2008 Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission, $7500.00 support for “Crafting Content,” University of Arkansas Ceramics Symposium 2008, Fayetteville, AR
2008 Artists and Concerts Grant University of Arkansas, support for “Crafting Content,” Ceramics Symposium, Fayetteville, AR
2008 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art support for “Crafting Content,” Ceramics Symposium 2008, Fayetteville, AR
2007–06 J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Incentive Grant University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2005 Robert C. and Sandra Conner Endowed Faculty Fellowship awarded for exceptional teaching, research, and service J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Residencies, Invited Lectures, Gallery Talks, and/or Workshops
2017 Visiting Artist and lecture, Department of Industrial Art in Ceramics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana
2016 Visiting Artist and lecture, Department of Industrial Art in Ceramics at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana
2014 Panel discussion, artist lecture and workshop, “Made in the U.S.A.” Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
2012 “Made in the U.S.A.” Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR
2009 “Made in Taiwan” a three-month residency at the Graduate Institute of Applied Arts, Tainan National University of The Arts, Tainan, Taiwan
2009 “Crafting Content” Artists Invite Artists Session, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
2008 Louisiana State University, workshop and public lecture, Baton Rouge, LA
2008 Moberly Area Community College, gallery lecture, Moberly, MO
2008 “Crafting Content” 2008 Paper presentation and Panel Discussion, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in Pittsburg, PA
2007 “Nostalgia: Plastic to Porcelain,” Charlie Cumming Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
2006 University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
2005 Pratt at Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute, Utica, New York
2004 Houston Community College at Central Campus, Houston, TX
2003 University of Central Arkansas, Department of Art, Conway, AR
Publications and Reviews
2018 The Idle Class, The Artist Behind the Expansion” 2018 Artist Issue 1/3, April 2018.
2018 Newswire, “School of Art Faculty Show Their Artistic Side at Walker Stone House,” May 7th, 2018
2016 TAKE, “GRIN Reapers: Two young gallerists expand Providence’s contemporary art scene,” image reproduction, Issue 2 Volume 2 April/May 2016
2015 Hyperallergic.com: Sensitive to Art & its Discontents, "A Ceramicist Captures Nature Fragility," Benjamin Sutton, April 28, 2015 http://hyperallergic.com/202496/a-ceramicist-captures-natures-fragility/
2015 I Saw This Thing, "Furry Little Critter," Benjamin Sutton, April 25, 2015 http://bhsutton.tumblr.com/post/117348156977/furry-little-critter-from-jeannie-hulens
2015 Artsy.net, "Inspired by Motherhood: A Ceramics Artist turns Babytalk into Art," Bridget Gleeson, April 3, 2015 https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-inspired-by-motherhood-a-ceramic-artist-turns-babytalk
2015 University of Arkansas Newswire, "Art Professor Explores Relationships Between People, Nature in Rhode Island Solo Exhibition," Darinda Sharp, March 26, 2015 http://news.uark.edu/articles/27031/art-professor-explores-relationships-between-people-nature-in-rhode-island-solo-exhibition
2012 University of Arkansas Newswire, "Art Professor's Exhibit on Display at Walton Arts Center," Erica Trotten, January 25, 2012 http://news.uark.edu/articles/17632/art-professor-s-exhibit-on-display-at-walton-arts-center
2010 Ceramics Art and Perception, "The Margins: A Theory of Resistance in Contemporary Ceramics: An Independent Review," Adam Welch, March-May 2010 No. 79 issue, p. 45–47
2009 Catalogue “Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition,” Jingdezhen Ceramic Museum, The China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair in Jingdezhen, China
2009 “The Margins” Editors: Nathan Betschart and Brian Gillis, Essayists: Glen Brown, Katherine Ross, and Ezra Shales 2009. p. 64–65 (Text and image of art works)
2009 “500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practice, Singular Works” Editor Suzanne Tourtillott, Juror Glen Brown, Lark Books: 2009. p. 192.
2008 NCECA Journal 2008, “CONFLUENCE: Innovation, Community, Environment: Crafting Content” Volume XXIX Page:47–49
2008 Ceramics Monthly, “Upfront Review: Material Transcendence,” Bethany Springer, May 2008
2008 “Crafting Content,” University of Arkansas Ceramics Symposium 2008 printed catalogue, catalogue editor, Page: 1,2,10 Fayetteville, AR
2005 Kansas City Star October 29, 2005 “Zone Gallery show breeds deep thoughts” Robin Trafton Section: Features Page: F3 Kansas City, MO
2005 The Pitch Oct 6, 2005 “Night & Day” Kansas City, MO
2004 Winston-Salem Journal May 9, 2004 “Something Different” Sunday Arts Section, Winston-Salem, NC
Teaching, Advising, and Recruitment
2018 Fall Art Festival, Taoxichuan Foundation $5,000 grant for faculty and students to attend the Fall Art Festival in the Taoxichuan Ceramic Art Avenue, Jingdezhen, China
2018–2016 Advisor and Workshop, University of Arkansas Admissions recruitment team
2018–2007 School (Department) of Art Summer Advisor
2018–2006 Development and Recruitment of Graduate, Post Baccalaureate and Undergraduate students at the National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts. The ceramics area rents a table to advertise the University of Arkansas.
2018–2004 Ceramics Student attended the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference annually, funding provided by the student organization ACE: 2017 fifteen students attended NCECA Portland, OR; 2016 twenty-five students attended NCECA Kansas City, MO; 2015 eleven students attended NCECA Providence, RI; 2014 eleven students attended NCECA Milwaukee, WI; 2013 six students attended NCECA Houston, TX, MFAs and faculty national exhibition at NCECA; 2012 thirteen students attended NCECA in Seattle, WA; 2011 fifteen students attended NCECA in Tampa, FL; 2010 twelve students attended in Philadelphia, PA; 2009 thirteen students attended in Phoenix, AZ; 2008 fifteen students attended Pittsburgh, PA
2018–2016 Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Arkansas and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Student and Faculty Exchange program in art, one KNUST student attended UA summer 2018
2018–2002 Sponsorship of Visiting Artists- 2016 Margaret Meehan, and Matthew Kelleher; 2015 Ryan McKerly, Bryce Brisco, and Sean OConnell; 2013 Pattie Chalmers; 2011 gwendolyn yopolo, Mark Dion, sponsorship by Art and POAC; 2010 Bede Clark, Blake Williams, Jason Briggs, Jane Shellenbarger, Kendall Buster, Sponsorship by Art, Architecture, POAC; 2009 Kurt Anderson; 2008 Benjamin Schulman, John Perreault, Nicholas Kripal, Tanya Batura, David East, Jeanne Quinn, Brian Gillis, Missy McCormick, and Stephanie Lanter
2018–2002 Faculty Advisor to RSO Association of Ceramic Enthusiasts (ACE) Activities Include: Public exhibition and sale of student work each semester. On average the sales total $2000-4000. 50% of the sales go to the club to support visiting artists, subscriptions to magazines, money for advertising, and funds to support student trips.
2017–2013 School of Art Portfolio Day- Portfolio day on campus for the purpose of community engagement and service through critiquing high school student’s portfolios, actively engaging in freshman recruitment and touring the students around to our facilities. Event attendance increased annually and many students have decided on UA as their choice because for this event above their interests in major Art institutions like Rhode Island, Chicago, Memphis, and Kansas City.
2018–2011 Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Arkansas and Tainan National University of the Arts (TNNUA) in Taiwan, Graduate Student Exchange program in ceramics, six University of Arkansas students and six TNNUA student exchange over nine years
2012–2011 Portfolio Day hosted by AETN, Arkansas's public television network and Arkansas Art Educators (AAE) in Conway, AR, met with nearly 40 high school students from around the state critiquing portfolios and recruiting
2011 Boys and Girls Club of Benton County Sponsorship by Art and Ceramics to teach summer ceramics class to 10–15 high school students, culminating with an exhibition this past summer in the Fine Arts Gallery.
2009–2007 J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Science Summer Advisor
2008–2002 Ceramics Area coordinator- Equipment Maintenance of the of 8000 square foot facility with large and small complex equipment and technical, chemical and dry material inventory of over 100 dry chemicals and clays totaling around 30,000lbs.
2017 “Windgate Art and Design District Gift,” Windgate Charitable Foundations, Siloam Springs, AR, $40,000,000, to build the School of Art’s Studios, Design classrooms, and Public Gallery off of Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Hill Ave
2017 “School of Art Endowment and Gift,” Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation, Bentonville, AR, $120,000,000, to endow a School of Art, and fund part of the Fine Arts Center renovation, primary writer of the grant
2017–2015 University of Arkansas’s Campaign Arkansas, Development support, research and writing the two largest gifts for the University of Arkansas’s Campaign Arkansas
2016 First ever fundraiser for the Department of Art “Artisans at the Depot: Kiln to Table,” a successful collaboration with Arsaga's at The Depot, Chef Patrick Lane, Marty Maxwell Lane’s Graphic Design students, my Ceramics students, around $10,000 of funds generated from this event went to support students in the summer to attend studio art residencies, art programs in the country and abroad, and art history and graphic design internships, all over the world.
2015–2014 Windgate Charitable Foundation Grant, Siloam Springs, AR, $2,064,000.00 for equipment, capital support and student travel grants to the Department of Art, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas
2012–2009 sUgAr: Raised annually over $41,000 to start a student-run gallery in Bentonville, Arkansas.
Committees and Service
2018–2011 Chair/Director, Budget increase from an annual operating budget around $1,000,000 in 2011 to around $3,200,000 annual operating budget in 2018 for the (Department) School of Art; secured an additional $3,500,000 over the next five years from the University of Arkansas to match the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation gift to the School of Art
2018–2013 NASAD-Worked with the faculty in Art to begin the process of accreditation in 2013 through the National Association of Schools for Art and Design, Associate Membership granted in 2017
2018–2011 Served as a outside evaluator for a tenure and promotion cases for individuals going up for promotion each year
2018–2011 Building Executive for the Fine Arts Center
2018–2017 Artspace.org Fayetteville Core Committee for Northwest Arkansas, Walton Family Foundations funded preliminary study for the region.
2018 “Living Learning Community,” Task Force Committee, Professional Development Sub Committee, University of Arkansas
2018 “Integrated Design Lab,” Advisory Board Member, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR
2018 “Northwest Arkansas Maker Ecosystem,” Advisory Board member, Scott Family Amazeum, Walton Family Foundation supported San Francisco Bay Area Research and Development Trip
2018 Mount Sequoyah http://www.mountsequoyah.org core committee to advise for the campus to become an Artist in Residency.
2018 Fayetteville’s Cultural Arts Corridor Steering Committee Meeting, invited by Mayor Lioneld Jordan
2018 AIGA.org Arkansas Committee, determine how we can model national programs to impact K–12 efforts in Arkansas; partnerships with Art leaders in Adobe, Microsoft, and Amazon to increase diversity in the continuum from K–12 to College
2017 Advisor on early stages of the 3/60 https://www.maaa.org/introducing-artists-360/ to Liz Alsina, Senior Program Officer of Individually Directed Program, Walton Family Foundation; and Committee participant for the Walton Family Foundation Artist Roundtable for 3/60.
2017 On call Architects search committee for FAMA
2017 Fulbright College Dean’s Office representative for the Graduate School Council meetings
2017 “Arkansas Arts Roundtable: Why the Arts are Essential in Northwest Arkansas,” Co-organizer with Lana Hallmark, Arkansas Department of Education, and Joy Pennington, Arkansans for the Arts supported by Americans for the Arts and the State Policy Pilot Program, Faulkner Performing Arts Center in Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. There were people from all over the region and state who attended as well as some campus people. The Provost and Fulbright Dean spoke at the events.
2016–2014 Advisor to Chancellor, Gearhart, Jane Gearhart, and Judy Schwab for the curatorial and acquisition of Art works for the Fowler House. This includes several visits to Artists Studios and research on reputable Arkansas Artist for the collection piece for the Fowler House among others.
2016–2010 University of Arkansas Public Arts Oversight Committee, active and spearheading member engaged in all decisions at the administrative level with Chris Wyrick, Kellie Knight, and Brad Choate; facilitated the communication on the Hillside Auditorium building with Willie Cole, Chakaia Booker, and Leonardo Drew; Champion Hall building (Although most of the credit for artwork in the building goes to Marc Mitchell) Allison Kudla, Lenore Thomas, Allan McCollum, Hank Willis Thomas, and Carson Fox
2016 New Mexico State University, Department of Art, Served as Lead Program External Reviewer, Las Cruces, NM
2016 University of Arkansas Provost Search- I was not on the search committee although I had a supporting role in taking the Provost candidate’s spouse to coffee to discuss Art in the region.
2016 State Art Education meeting, Organized a meeting between all the higher education Art Education faculty and Chairs of Departments for the state of Arkansas to discuss the “State of higher education/Art Education in the state of Arkansas,” with the members of and at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
2016 Juror, Congressional Art Competition for the Third Congressional District, Stephen Womack House of Representatives in Washington, DC One of three jurors of high school student’s artwork in the district to be awarded top five and the top award was sent to hang in the hallways of Congress for the year.
2015-2014 Met with WolfBrown of San Francisco to discuss Northwest Arkansas’s Art culture and future, funded by the Walton Family Foundation. Walton Family Foundation, Arts Convening meeting with key Arts leaders in the NWA community with WolfBrown of San Francisco to discussion about the Northwest Arkansas’s Art culture and future.
2015 University of Arkansas Chancellor Search- I was not on the search committee although I had a supporting role in taking the Chancellor candidate’s spouses to CBMAA and 21C and discussing Art in the region.
2014–2013 University of Arkansas Rome Center Committee, revitalized the Art in Rome program after 4 years and created new course system that would support two Art faculty a year, and funded 10 scholarships for Art students to attend.
2014–2013 Fulbright College Dean’s Search Committee
2013 Juror for Annual Carat Awards for the Arkansas Jewelers Association, Bella Vista, AR
2012 Wrote the nominating Letter for Alice Walton’s Honorary Degree granted May 2012
2012 Member of the Honors College 2012 Fellowship Application Review Committee
2011-2002 Building Executive for the Ceramics Studio facility
2011 Juror for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville
2011 60th Anniversary events for the Edward Durell Stone Fine Art Center, spearheaded programing and funding for all the Art events, a shared event with Theatre, Music and Art, University of Arkansas Board of Advisors October meeting
2009–2008 Graduate Coordinator and Co-coordinator in 2009
2009–2008 Invited member of 50 Young Friends session at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
2009–2006 University of Arkansas, Nominating & Elections Coordinating Committee
2009 Juror, Students F1rst Diversity Art, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
2009 Juror, Bentonville Fine Arts Walk, Bentonville, AR
2008–2002 Environmental Health and Safety for the Ceramics Studio
Administrative Speaking Engagements
2018 Panel for Go Forward Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, met with UAPB Danny Campbell and Tommy May’s team, as well as K–12 Art teachers, discussion on Pine Bluff partnership with the School of Art
2017 Arkansas Executive Forum (AEF), managed by the Walton College of Business Keynote Speaker. This is a group of the most important business leaders in the state of Arkansas that have been meeting for the past 25 years, once a year. I was invited by Walton College of Business to be one of the Keynote speakers.
2017 Arkansas Art Educators Conference in Little Rock, Keynote Speaker of the event “School of Art: Transforming Arkansas Through Art Education”. I spoke to the 300 attendees about the School of Art and its future impact on art education in the state.
2015 Attended and spoke at a lunch in Honor of George Dombeck, with key administrators.
2014 Invited by Students for Gender Equality, to be on a Panel discussing Women in the academy and their experience as role models.
2014 Attended and spoke at Chancellor House dinner in Honor of George Dombeck
2013 Attended and spoke at Chancellor House dinner in Honor of Anita Huffington December 2013
2012 Silas Hunt Memorial Sculpture Dedication-Remarks and Introduction for Bryan Massey
2012 Conner Faculty Fellow Reception- Remarks thanking Bob and Sandra Conner for the Endowed Faculty Fellowship
Articles on the School of Art Gifts
2018 TB&P, “Report: Arts and culture activity grows in Arkansas, nationwide,” Jennifer Joyner, March 6th, 2018
2018 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, “UA School of Art gallery planned at historic house in downtown Fayetteville,” Stacy Ryburn, February 20th, 2018
2018 Arkansas Online, “UA endowment rebounds 10.8%; increase to $996M total lifts school to 101st place in rankings,” Jaime Adame, January 29th, 2018 http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jan/28/ua-endowment-rebounds-10-8-20180128/
2018 Arkansas Online, “UA plans art district, finds room to grow it, Land purchase advanced by trustees,” Jaime Adame, January 26th, 2018 http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jan/26/ua-plans-art-district-finds-room-to-gro/
2017 Arkansas Online, “$40M gift to fund new arts facilities at UA,” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, December 13th, 2017
2017 Arkansas Business, “Windgate Foundation Donates $40M for Art District at UA,” Sarah Campbell-Miller, December 13th, 2017
2017 Arkansas Time, “Windgate Foundation's $40 million to create UA art and design district,” Leslie Newell Peacock, December 13th, 2017
2017 Arkansas Online, “$40M donation to boost visual arts at UA; foundation helping to build artistic district near campus,” Jaime Adame, December 14th, 2017
2017 Fayetteville Flyer, “UA plans new Art & Design District in south Fayetteville,” Dustin Bartholomew, December 14th, 2017
2017 Northwest Arkansas Dem Gazette, “$40M donation to boost visual arts at UA; foundation helping to build artistic district near campus,” Jaime Adame, December 14th, 2017
2017 KUAF, “School of Art Receives Millions,” Kyle Kellams, December 14th, 2017
2017 The Free Weekly, “Multi-million-dollar donation to boost visual arts at UA,” Jaime Adame, December 15th, 2017
2017 News, “Visionary Gift Creates School of Art, Transforms Access to Art in Arkansas,” August 23rd, 2017
2017 5News, “University of Arkansas Receives $120 Million Gift from Walton Foundation to Establish Art School,” Shawnya Meyers, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Fayettevilleflyer,” Walton group donates $120 million for UA School of Art,” Todd Gill, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Arkansas Times, “Walton’s give UA $120 million to establish School of Art,” Max Brantley, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Talkbusiness, “Walton group donates $120 million to University of Arkansas to create a school of art (Updated),” Jennifer Joyner, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Nwahomepage, “$120 Million Walton Gift Establishes UA Art School,” August 23rd, 2017
2017 Artnet, “The Walton Family Pledges $120 Million to Establish the First University Art School in Arkansas,” Henri Neuendorf, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Katv, “Walton group donates $120 million to University of Arkansas to create a school of art (Updated),” Talk Business & Politics, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Magnolia reporter, “FayettevilleFlyer.com: Walton gift to University of Arkansas largest art school grant in U.S. history,” Todd Gill, August 23rd, 2017
2017 Art forum, “Arkansas to Establish First University Arts School with $120 Million Gift,” August 23rd, 2017
2017 UALR public radio, “Foundation Gives $120 Million to Establish UA School of Art,” Jennifer Joyner, August 23rd, 2017
2017 The Randle Report, “Walton Group Donates $120 Million to University of Arkansas to Create a School of Art (Updated),” Shelly Jo Jacobs, August 23rd, 2017
2017 SECU, “University of Arkansas Receives $120 Million Gift from Walton Foundation to Establish Art School,” August 23rd, 2017
2017 Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, “Walton money creates UA School of Art,” August 23rd, 2017
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2017 Arkansas Times, “Walton’s' UA gift requires stepped-up arts spending by university,” Max Brantley, August 24th, 2017
2017 Observer, “Walmart Family Foundation Gives $120M to Establish Arkansas' First Art School,” Alanna Martinez, August 24th, 2017
2017 4029tv, “Walton family gives $120M for University of Arkansas Art School,” Katie Davidson, August 24th, 2017
2017 Arkansasonline, “$120M gift aids UA art efforts,” Jaime Adame, August 24th, 2017
2017 Philanthropy news digest, “Walton Family Charity Gives $120 Million for School of Art,” August 24th, 2017
2017 Art & Education, “Arkansas to Establish First University Arts School worth $120 Million Gift,” August 24th, 2017
2017 Wealth-x, “Walton Family Donates US$120 Million to University of Arkansas,” ARTnews, August 24th, 2017
2017 Arkansas Alumni, “School of Art,” Jeannie Hulen, August 24th, 2017
2017 Art & Education, “Arkansas to Establish First University Arts School worth $120 Million Gift,” August 24th, 2017
2017 THV11, “U of A donation pushing art education in Arkansas,” Meredith Mitchell, August 25th, 2017
2017 Arkansas Business, “Walton Family Gives $120M to Start School of Art at UA,” Arkansas Business Staff, August 25th, 2017
2017 Inside Philanthropy, “Beautiful Alignment: Walton Family Millions for an Art School with Global Ambitions,” Mike Scutari, August 29th, 2017
2017 The Arkansas Traveler, “Students, Faculty Excited for School of Art, Bew Additions,” Alex Nicoll, September 5th, 2017
2017 Artnews, “University of Arkansas to Establish New School of Art With $120 M. Gift from Walton Family Foundation,” Carolyn Twersky, September 23rd, 2017