Woodfire ceramic artist and director/owner of The Beyond Gallery.

BRIEF RESUME

Education

MFA Candidate Montana State University

2016 – Present

 Studio Assistant for Beth Cavener

Approximately 2yrs in total

 Pottery Apprenticeship with Martin Tagseth

Lake Lenore SK

2009-2010

 West Virginia University

Post Baccalaureate studies in Ceramics

includes semester in China

2008-2009

Bethany College

Bethany West Virginia   Bachelor of Art: Music Vocal and Classical Guitar, Minor in Visual Art 2008

University of Georgia

Study Abroad     Cortona Italy     Summer 2007

concentrated in ceramics and bronze casting.

 Additional Course Work/Study

Metal Sculpture     Bronze Casting     Painting

Ceramic Chemistry

 Residencies

Red lodgeClay Center - July 2018

Related Work Experience

Laguna Clay Company

Byesville, OH

Lab Technician 

2014-2016

 

Owner/Director of The Beyond Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guest Artist/Demonstrator:

Bethany College (Bethany WV)

Bentworth School District (Bentleyville, PA)

Pioneer Days (Perryopolis, PA)

Route Forty National Pike Days (Scenery Hill, PA), 

Lockbridge Pottery (WV)

Exhibitions

2018

NCECA “Ripple Effect”

Pittsburgh, PA

“Sweet Pea Festival”

Bozeman, MT

 

Montana State University – “Upstream of the Confluence”

 

2017

Archie Bray Foundation – “MSU/U of M Show”

Helena, MT

 

Clay Arts Vegas – “Serve it Up”

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Emerson Center – “Sweet Pea Show”

Bozeman, MT

 

2016

 

MSU

Student Shows

 

 

NCECA

Laguna Clay Co. Booth

 

 

 

2008

NCECA Jingdezhen Symposium Student Exhibition

Jingdezhen China 

 

2008

UGA STUDIES ABROAD REUNION SHOW Athens, GA

WHEELING ARTISAN CENTER   NCECA Invitational

 

2007

UGA CORTONA ITALY EXHIBITION Cortona, Italy

ME BIKE Amsterdam

BETHANY FALL ANNUAL Bethany, WV 2nd Place and Merit award

ART BLAST ON THE MON II   Art Festival   Greensboro, PA

 

2006

ANNUAL SPRING SHOW Steubenville Art Association Steubenville, OH

Merit Award

BETHANY FALL AND SPRING ANNUAL Bethany, WV

165 POTS IN 165 MINUTES Bethany College 165thAnniversary

ART BLAST ON THE MON Art Festival Greensboro, PA

 

2005

ANNUAL SPRING SHOW Steubenville Art Association  Steubenville, OH Honorable Mention

 

  

Laguna Clay Company

Byesville, OH

Lab Technician 

2014-2016

 

 

Archie Bray Clay Business

Helena, MT

Clay Production Manager

2012-2014

  

Beth Cavener Studio

Garfield, Washington

intern/studio manager

approximately 2 yrs