Professional Academic Experience

Present -2010 University of Arkansas: Chair, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville, AR

Present -08 University of Arkansas: Associate Professor, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville, AR

2008-02 University of Arkansas: Assistant Professor, Department of Art: Ceramics, Fayetteville, AR

2002-00 Florida Atlantic University: Visiting Artist, Ceramic Technician, and Lecturing Studio Faculty, Boca Raton, FL 

Solo Exhibitions 

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

Made in the U.S.A.” solo exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX                               

2012 Made in the USA” 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

bi products,” solo exhibition, Race Street Gallery, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Exhibitions

 2012 Department of Art Faculty Show,” Fine Arts Center 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

“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

Margins: A Nontraditional Approach to Clay,” curator Brian Gillis, Ice House Gallery during (NCECA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, in Phoenix, Arizona

“Regional Sculptural Invitational” curator Garry Holstein, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville AR

2008 Material Transcendence: Clay As Commentary,” curated by Benjamin Schulman, NCECA Pittsburg, PA

Material Transcendence: Clay As Commentary,” curated by Benjamin Schulman, in conjunction with Crafting Content Ceramics Symposium 2008. University of Arkansas

2007 Clay Mechanics,” Charlie Cumming Clay Studio, Fort Wayne ,IN.

  The Post-Millennium Exponent,” NCECA Louisville, KY curated by Blake Williams and Jen Poeymirou

2006 The Post-Millennium Exponent,” University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

  Department of Art Faculty Show,” Fine Arts Center Gallery University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Keep the Promise,” PRIDE Silent Art Auction benefit Washington CO HIV Clinic and NWA REACH

2005 LSU Ceramics 1970-2005 Alumni,” Louisiana State University Shaw Center Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

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, Fayetteville, AR

  River Market Regional 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition,” Mallin&Charno Galleries, Kansas City, MO

Third Annual National Juried Exhibition” Co-Best of Show Award, Art Source Gallery,          Boise ID

Dimensions 2004,” Honorable Mention, Associated Artists Winston- Salem, Winston-Salem, NC

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

  Exploring Gender,” Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

2003  Digesting Consumerism: McCall for Entries,” www.postpicasso.com

  2-3-4Dimensional 5th International Juried Exhibition” Period Gallery Omaha, NE www.periodgallery.com

National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 2003,” Jurors Choice Award Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA        

  Summer Artist Series,” Market Street Gallery, Lockport, NY

2000 Nine-Fold,” Group Show, Houston Community College Central, Houston, TX

Curated Projects

2010 Drawing the Line: Utilitarian Pots”” Fine Arts Gallery, Fayetteville, AR in curatorial collaboration with UA ceramics faculty and students.

Present-06 “University of Arkansas Pottery Teaching Collection”, 37 artists and 50 pieces Fayetteville, AR

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

2009 “Casting Taiwan,” Fulbright Research Award Alternate 2009-2010, no funding, (only 16 artists were awarded out of 800 US Scholars)

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

Artists and Concerts Grant University of Arkansas, support for “Crafting Content,” Ceramics Symposium

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art support for “Crafting Content,” Ceramics Symposium 

2007/06 Fulbright College 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 Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2004 Honorable Mention Award for work in Dimensions 2004,” Winston-Salem, NC

Jurors Choice Award, with work in the “National Spring Open Juried Exhibition 2003,”Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2003 2nd in Best of Show, in “Third Annual National Juried Exhibition,” at the Art Source Gallery, Boise, ID

Residencies, Invited Lectures, Gallery Talks, and/or Workshops

2009 Current work” a 3 month residency at the Graduate Institute of Applied Arts, Tainan National University of The Arts, Tainan, Taiwan

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

Moberly Area Community College, gallery lecture, Moberly, MO

“Crafting Content” 2008 Paper presentation and Panel Discussion, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in Pittsburg, PA

“Crafting Content” 2008 Paper presentation and Panel Discussion, Ceramic Symposium University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2007 Nostalgia: Plastic to Porcelain,Charlie Cumming Clay Studio, 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

2011 Arkansas Times October 11th, 2011 “Eye Candy,” Leslie Newell Peacock www.arktimes.com

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

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)

500 Ceramic Sculptures: Contemporary Practice, Singular Works Editor Suzanne Tourtillott, Juror Glen Brown, Lark Books: 2009. p. 192. (Sited on merit but now published)

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 issue

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

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