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Resume                                                                                   Elaine Olafson Henry

Box 33

Big Horn, Wyoming 82833 USA

elaineolafsonhenry@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2017– present               Graduate Student, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming – MA, English

1992–1995                     Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois - MFA, Art (Ceramics)

1990–1992                     University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming – BFA, Art (Ceramics)

 

PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS

2018      Interview, Taiwan Public Television.

2017–   "Postcard from Wyoming, a regular quarterly column for Ceramics: Art and Perception, Australia.

     2018

2015     New Ceramics, The European Ceramics Magazine. "A review of Flora and Fauna, an exhibition at The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming," curated by Elaine Olafson Henry.

2014     “Somo lo Mismo: La Obra de Elaine Henry,” Revista Internacional Ceramica, Volume 134, p 26.

2014     New Ceramics: The European Ceramics Magazine. “We are the Same: The Work of Elaine O. Henry.” July/August 2014.

2012     Members’ Exhibition. Catalog. International Academy of Ceramics 45th General Assembly, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2012     “Elaine O. Henry: International Vision” by Shao Ting-ju. Taiwan Crafts, volume 46.

2011     Zibo International Macsabal Silkroad Woodfire Conference Catalog. Zibo, China

2010     Members’ Exhibition. Catalog. International Academy of Ceramics 44th General Assembly, Paris, France.

2010     Introduction to Zhejiang Kiln International Ceramic Art Exhibition of 2010. China (Hangzhou)  Cultural Creation Industry Expo.

2010     Ceramics and Contemporary Sculpture by LvPinChang.

2009     The American Ceramic Art Museum at FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums (FLICAM). Fuping, China.

2008     Members’ Exhibition. Catalog. International Academy of Ceramics 43rd General Assembly, Xi’an, China.

2008     China Ceramic Artist, edited by Bai Ming. Volume 3.

2008     “Complementarity in Conflict,” by Glen R. Brown, Ceramics: Art & Perception #73.

2007     Topeka Community Foundation Video Broadcast, Channel 49/9, Topeka, Kansas

2006     Works by Ceramic Artists from Around the World, edited by Fu Ziying

2006     Surface Matters, Exhibition Catalog

2005     Interview, Jingdezhen  CCTV Television, Jingdezhen, China

2005     World Famous Ceramic Artist Studios, an eight-volume set of books by  Bai Ming, Beijing, China

2003     The Studio Potter, “NCECA International Residency Program in China,” p. 83, Summer 2003

2003     Chinese Potters Quarterly, “The NCECA Annual Meeting in San Diego,” p. 4, Spring 2003

2002     The Studio Potter, “Foshan International Ceramic Workshop 2002,” p. 85, December Issue

2002     Interviews:  CCTV, Foshan Radio and Guangzhou News

2002     Exhibition Catalog:  Invitational Exhibition of International Ceramics, China Foshan International Exposition, ISBN 962.8211.22.6

2002     International Ceramic Art, Lecture: Value and Worth:  A Public Issue in American Ceramics, China Foshan International Ceramics Conference, ISBN 962.8211.27.7

2001     Ceramics: Mastering the Craft, Second Edition, by Richard Zakin, ISBN 0.87341.867.0

2000     Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection, 224 Page Catalog

1999     The Studio Potter, Feature Article, p. 86, June/July

1998     The Ceramic Design Book, Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina, ISBN 1.57990.058.5

1996     Ceramics Monthly, Feature Article “Beyond Graduate School,” pp. 65-67, November

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS       

2018     50 Bowls/50 States/50 Woodfires, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, Pennsylvania.

2017     Art321, Casper, Wyoming

2014     Featured Artist, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

2013     Guardians of the Secret, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming

2009     Sentinels, College of the Ozarks, Branson, Missouri

2003     Excess and Constraint, Emporia Arts Center, Emporia, Kansas

2002     Sculptures by Elaine Henry,  Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas, Brochure

1999     Garden City Community College, Garden City, Kansas

1998     Barton County Community College, Great Bend, Kansas

1996     Emporia Arts Council, Emporia, Kansas

1995     MFA Thesis Exhibition, Associated Artists Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

1994     Rend Lake Community College, Ina, Illinois

1993     Vergette Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

1992     BFA Thesis Exhibition, UP Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie

1991     UP Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2018     o  The Brinton 101, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming

2017     o  The Brinton 101, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming

2016     o  Small Works, The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming

              o  Summer Residents’ Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

              o  Shapers of the Field: NCECA Honors and Fellows Exhibition, Leedy Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

2016     o  2016 Master Series Exhibition, Paducah School of Art, Paducah, Kentucky

2015     o  Watershed Auction, Maine

2015     o  Bembel Exhibition, Westerwald Ceramics Museum, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany.

2014     o  IAC Members’ Exhibition, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

              o  Retrospective Group Exhibition, Sagebrush Gallery, Sheridan, Wyoming

2013     o  Elaine Henry, featured artist at Red Lodge Clay Center, Montana

2012     o  Emporia State University Annual Faculty Exhibition

              o  IAC Members’ Exhibition, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2011     o  Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, The Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University,

                Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, US

2010     o  International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) Members’ Exhibition, Museum of Sevres, France

              o  Down Under China, Kiwis+, Auckland, New Zealand

              o  International Ceramics Exhibition (IAC), Shanghai, China

2008     o  Another Cup, Invitational Exhibition, curated by Deborah Bedwell, Baltimore Clayworks

              o  Down Under China, Five Kiwis + One, The ArtHouse Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

              o  International Academy of Ceramics Members’ Exhibition, Xi’an, China

              o  NCECA Invitational Exhibition, Shanghai and Jingdezhen, China

              o  International Invitational Ceramics Exhibition, Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, Jingdezhen, China

2007     o  Ceramic Art Museum of the United States of America Inaugural Exhibition, FuLe International

                  Ceramic Art Museums, Fuping Pottery Art Village, Fuping, Shaanxi, China

              o  Kansas Masters Exhibition, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan

              o  Kansas Governor’s Inauguration Invitational Exhibition, Topeka, Kansas

              o  Amazing Women, ArtSpring Gallery, Salina, Kansas

              o  2007 NCECA Conference Honorees’ Exhibition. Louisville, Kentucky

2006     o  Intellectual Gnomes, Invitational Exhibition, Westerwald Ceramics Museum, Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany

              o  Kansas City Artist Coalition Members’ Juried Exhibition, Kansas City, Missouri

              o  Kansas Artist Craftsman Association, Members’ Juried Exhibition, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas.  Juror:  Paul Smith, Former Director, American Craft Museum.                      Juror’s Award

              o  Concordia Clay, National Juried Exhibition, Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota

2005     o  Strecker-Nelson Gallery, La Femme, Manhattan, Kansas

              o  Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Members’ Exhibition, Topeka, Kansas

              o  Paper, Scissors, Rock Gallery Exhibition, Baltimore, Maryland

2004     o  Prairie Fire Group Exhibition, Indianapolis, Indiana

              o  1000 Years of Porcelain Invitational Exhibition, Jingdezhen, China

2003     o  Wichita National All Media Crafts Exhibition, Wichita, Kansas

              o  Department of Art Faculty Exhibition, Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Kansas

              o  Invitational Group Exhibition, Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, Alabama

              o  Prairie Fire – Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

              o  Prairie Fire Exhibition, Spiva Gallery, Joplin, Missouri

              o  Invitational Exhibition of International Ceramics, China Foshan International Ceramics Exposition, Foshan, China (color catalog)          

              o  “The Art of Fine Craft,” Elder Gallery, Rogers Center for Fine Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska

              o  Emporia State University Faculty at Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas

              o  “Prairie Fire:  Artists Working in Clay,”  Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, Missouri

              o  “Out of Academe:  Clay Artists Who Teach,” Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, Kansas

              o  “Kansas Connections,” Traveling Exhibition, University of Kansas, Lawrence; Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas; Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas

              o   East/West Clay, Invitational Exhibition, Filipino Cultural Center, Overland Park, Kansas

              o  “Canvas.Paper.Clay.Glass,” Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas

2001      o   Two-Person Exhibition, Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

              o  “Prairie Fire Exhibition,”  Eleanor Hays Gallery, Tonkawa, Oklahoma (Poster)

              o  “Hot Midwest Clay,” The Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, Missouri (Color Announcement)

              o  “Art Yard 2,” (outdoor sculpture) The Jewish Community Center, Charlotte, North Carolina

              o  Archie Bray Foundation 50th Anniversary Benefit Auction and Exhibition, Helena, Montana

2000     o  “Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection Exhibition,” Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte

             o  “MOAK 4 State Regional Exhibition,” Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri

             o  “Kansas Connections,” Invitational Exhibition, Dodge City, Kansas

             o  International Cone Box Show, Two-Year Traveling Exhibition

             o  “Suited to a Tea,”  Invitational Exhibition, Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo, Iowa

             o  Karon Dohorty Memorial Invitational Exhibition, Denver, Colorado

             o  Archie Bray Foundation Residents’ Invitational Exhibition, Longmont, Colorado

1999    o  “Suited to a Tea,” Invitational Exhibition, Sioux City Art Center, Iowa, Catalog

             o  Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association Juried Members’ Exhibition, Eppink Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas.  Juror:  Sherry Leedy

             o  “Archie Bray Foundation Summer ‘99 Exhibition,”  Helena, Montana

             o  “Altered Traditions,” The Columbian Theatre, Museum and Art Center, Wamego, Kansas

             o  “Expectation and Realization,” Butler County Community College, El Dorado, Kansas

             o  “Lighten Up,” National Invitational Candlestick Exhibition, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus

1998    o   Salina Art Center, Regional Juried Exhibition, Salina, Kansas (Juror’s Award)

             o   Innovations Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado

             o  “Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal & Wood,”  National Juried Exhibition, The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa. Juror: Kenneth Trapp, Curator-in-Charge, Renwick                               Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

             o   Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas - Catalog

             o   Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Juried Exhibition, Wamego, Kansas

1997    o  “Contemporary American Ceramics,” National Invitational Exhibition, Loveland Museum,  Colorado                     

             o  “Clay and Metal,” Invitational Exhibition, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield

             o  “Mindscapes” Colorado Clay Invitational Exhibition, Manitou Springs

             o  “Summer Invitational Art Exhibition,” Shafer Gallery, Barton County Community College, Great Bend, Kansas

             o   Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Juried Exhibition, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas         

             o  “Topeka Competition,” Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, Kansas, Purchase Award, Catalog

             o   Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas - Catalog

1996    o   “Rendezvous,” National Invitational/Invitational Exhibition, Museum of Nebraska Art, University of Nebraska, Kearney - Poster and Catalog

             o  “Handle, Spout, Story, Shrine,” Regional Invitational Ceramics Exhibition, University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Poster

            o   Two-Person Exhibition, Gilson Room, Emporia State University, Kansas

            o   Faculty Exhibition, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

1995    o   Steamboat Arts Council, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

            o   “A Home for Joe,” Invitational Group Exhibition, the Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio

1994    o   ACME Annual Juried Metalsmith Exhibition, Art Alley, Carbondale, Illinois – Energy Award

            o   MFA Preview Exhibition, University Museum, Carbondale, Illinois

            o  “Ten Views,”  Associated Artists Gallery, Carbondale, Illinois

1993    o   ACME Annual Juried Metalsmith Exhibition, Art Alley, Carbondale

            o   “Clay Out West,” National Invitational Exhibition, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming

1992    o  “Anticipation ‘92,” New Art Forms  Emerging Talent Exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago                          

             o  “The Haunted Plains,” Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, One West Contemporary Art Center, Fort Collins, Colorado

             o   Juried Student Exhibition, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie

1991     o   Juried Student Exhibition, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

November, 2018         Lecture, "The Neltje Center: A Living Museum," Heritage Tourism: From Scot-land to Disney-land, University of Wyoming

July, 2018                     Lecture, Wyoming Clay Festival, Art321, Casper, Wyoming

April, 2018                   Master Presenter, Clay Push Gulgong, Australia

August, 2017                "Teaching and Learning Creativity," Sitka Center for Arts and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

July, 2016                      Powerpoint presentation, “It’s Never Too Late,” Mark Rothko Arts Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

March, 2016                 NCECA Panel Presenter, “Changes in Communications and Travel to China”

August, 2015                 Three-day Workshop, “Finding Your Unique Aesthetic,” Sitka Center for Arts and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

October, 2015               “International Ceramics Design,” International Ceramics Design Symposium, Jingdezhen, China

September, 2014          “Trends in International Ceramics.” Ceramics Ireland Festival 2014.

May, 2014                     “The Depth and Breadth of Contemporary International Ceramics.” The Art Center of Grand Junction.

September 2013           Lecture and Workshop, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, California

June 2013                      “Remembering Janet Mansfield,” International Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, Wales

May 2013                       Panel: “Writing and Publishing,” Panel: “Memories of Janet Mansfield,” and Opening Comments at 2013 Gulgong Masters and Presenters Exhibition,

                                       Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia

March 2013                   “Remembering Janet Mansfield,” NCECA Conference, Houston, Texas

February 2013               Panel: “Pathways to Professionalism,” Wyoming Arts Council CLICK Conference, University of Wyoming, Laramie

May 2011                       Lecture and Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri

March 2010                   Lecture, North Carolina Potters Conference, Asheboro

September 2010           Lecture, International Ceramics Festival of Ireland, Kilkenny

October, 2009               Lecture, SERES ’09 Ceramics Conference, Eskisehir, Turkey

                                       Lecture, Haceteppe University, Ankara, Turkey

September, 2009          Lecture, Texas Tech University, Lubbock

October, 2008                Lecture, “Ceramics Education in the US and China,” Shared Journeys, NCECA Symposium, Jingdezhen, China Workshop and Lecture, Florence, Oregon

March, 2008                  Lecture, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana

February, 2008              Lecture, The Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

August, 2006                  Lecture, Australia National University, Canberra

October, 2006                Lecture, China, Kansas Art Education Association Annual Conference

January, 2006                 Curator, Surface Matters, a national invitational ceramics exhibition, Norman Eppink Art Gallerym, ESU, Emporia, Kansas

September, 2005           The Pottery Workshop Experimental Factory, Jingdezhen, China

September, 2004           Lecture, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, European Ceramics, at the Westerwald Preis, Frankfurt, Germany

August, 2004                   Lecture, First International Conference of Ceramics Publishers, “ FuPing, China

May, 2004                       Lecture, 1000 Years Celebration of Porcelain, Jingdezhen, China, “The Spirit of NCECA”

February, 2004               Tainan National College of Art, Tainan County, Taiwan, Slide Lecture

February, 2004               Taipei County Yingge International Ceramics Symposium, “Tradition: Benefit or Burden,”  Taipei County Yingge International Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

October, 2002                 Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas

October, 2002                 Lecture, International Ceramic Workshop, China Foshan International Ceramics Conference, Value and Worth: “An Issue in Ceramics in America”

September, 2001           Workshop, Vincennes University, Vincennes, Indiana

July, 2001                        Presenter/Participant, Kansas State University Faenza Symposium, Faenza, Italy

June, 2000                      Slide Talk, International Ceramic Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

February, 2000               Visiting Artist, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas

June, 1999                      Slide Talk, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

March, 1999                   Gallery Talk, Columbian Theater and Art Center, Wamego, Kansas

March, 1999                   Visiting Artist, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

February, 1999               Visiting Artist, Garden City Community College,  Garden City, Kansas

February, 1999               Visiting Artist, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas

January, 1999                 Gallery Talk, Salina Arts Center, Salina, Kansas

July, 1998                        Visiting Artist, Fort Collins City Pottery, Colorado

July, 1998                        “High-Fire Workshop,” Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig

June, 1998                      Presenter, 1998 Int’l Ceramic Symposium, Shui-Li Historic Kiln Site, Taiwan      

June, 1998                      “Three-Dimensional Design,” Alliance of Nebraska Art Clubs, Valentine

March, 1998                   Workshop, Barton County Community College

July, 1997                       “Glaze Calculation,” Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

2016     Mark Rothko Arts Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

2014     National Collection of Ireland

2012     San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, Texas

2012     Musée ARIANA, Geneva, Switzerland

2007     Ceramic Art Museum of the United States of America, FuPing, China

2006     Westerwald Ceramics Museum, Hohr-Grenshausen, Germany

2005     Yixing Ceramics Museum, Yixing, China

2004     Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China

2003     Guang Dong Fotao Group, Shiwan Artistic Ceramic Company, Shiwan, China

2002     Shiwan Art Museum, Shiwan, China

             Orton Ceramic Foundation, Westerville, Ohio

2001    Istituto d’arte Ceramica, Faenza, Italy

            Nora Eccles Harrison Art Museum, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

            Dr. Morris Prigoff, Dallas, Texas

            Thomas G. Prater, MD, and Kimberley Alexander Prater, MD, Springfield, Missouri

2000    International Ceramic Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

            The Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, North Carolina (The Chasanoff Collection)

1999    Archie Bray Foundation Collection, Helena, Montana

1998    Mr. & Mrs. David Dietemann, Fort Collins, Colorado

            Tony Yeh, Taipei Ceramics Magazine, Taiwan

            Shyu, Yeong-Shiuh, Taipei, Taiwan

1997    Thomas G. Prater, MD, and Kimberley Alexander Prater, MD, Springfield, Missouri

1997    Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, Kansas

1997    Mr. & Mrs. Erik Henrichsen, Hillerod, Denmark

1996    Dr. & Mrs. Harold Young, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

1996    Ms. Akemi Komukai, Japan

1995    Mr. Paul Angiolillo, Boston, Massachusetts

1995    Dr. & Mrs. Parviz Sanjabi, Carbondale, Illinois

1995    Dr. & Mrs. Gary Austin, Carbondale, Illinois

1995    Mr. & Mrs. Andre Heijnen, Mount Vernon, Illinois

 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

September 2008 to 2017   Editor/Publisher, Ceramics: Art & Perception/TECHNICAL

2007 to 2008                       Associate Editor, Ceramics: Art & Perception/TECHNICAL, Sydney, Australia

July 2001 to Dec 2007        Associate Professor, Department of Art, Emporia State University

July 2000 to Dec 2007        Chair, Department of Art, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

Fall 1996 to 2001                Assistant Professor, Ceramics, Sculpture, Three-Dimensional Design, Basic Drawing Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

Spring 1996                         Visiting Lecturer, Ceramics, Sculpture, Three-Dimensional Design, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

Fall 1995                              Adjunct Faculty, Beginning Ceramics, Colorado Northwestern Community College, Craig, Colorado

1992 to 1995                       Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Graduate Assistant

Spring 1994                        Graduate Teaching Assistant, Two-Dimensional Design, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

Fall 1993                             Graduate Teaching Assistant, Beginning Ceramics, School of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

July 1992                             Guest Instructor, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wy           

Summer 1992                    Instructor, Elder hostel “Summer Sceniors” Ceramics Course, Univ. of Wyoming

1986 to 1990                      J & J Awards/Ad Concepts, Gillette, Wyoming-Owner/Manager

1984 to 1986                     Campbell County Chamber of Commerce, Gillette, Wyoming– Marketing Director

1982 to 1984                     Self-Employed, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Gillette,Wyoming, Marketing Consultant

Fall, 1983                           Guest Lecturer, Univ. of Minnesota, School of Landscape Architecture

1979 to 1982                     Cannon Design Inc., Architects, Engineers, Planners, Grand Island, New York – Marketing Coordinator

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019                              Honorary Membership, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

2018                              Wyoming Governor's Arts Award

2018                              Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship

2015                              Spirit of Sheridan Award (with Richard Garber), Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce

2007                              Kansas Governor’s Arts Award, Individual Artist, Visual Arts

                                      Fellow, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

2006                              Juror’s Award, Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Members’ Exhitition. 

                                      Juror:  Paul Smith, Former Director, American Craft Museum, New York

                                      Who’s Who of American Women

2005                             Residency, The Pottery Workshop Experimental Factory, Jingdezhen, China

                                      Artist of the Year, Emporia Arts Council

                                      Who’s Who of American Teachers

2003                             Who’s Who in America

2001                             Who’s Who in America

2000                             Who’s Who of American Women:  Millennium Edition

2000                             Summer Residency, International Ceramic Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

1999                             Summer Residency, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

1999                             Recipient, Summer OOE Faculty Research Grant, “Atmospheric Firing”

1998                             Juror’s Award, Salina Art Center Regional Juried Exhibition

1997                             Recipient, Summer OOE Faculty Research Grant, “Clay-to-Bronze Vessels”

1997                             Purchase Award, “Topeka Competition,” Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library

1994–1995                  Graduate Fellowship Recipient, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

1990–1992                  President’s List, University of Wyoming

1991–1992                  Recipient, Academic Scholarship, University of Wyoming

1990                             Paul Stock Grant-In-Aid, University of Wyoming

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2018                            Regional Curator (North and South America), 60th Faenza Prize, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza                           

                                     Curator, Splendid Table: An Exhibition of Dinnerware, SAGE Arts Center, Sheridan, Wyoming

2017                             Lifetime Member, International Ceramics Magazine Editors Association (ICMEA)

2016                             Juror, Peteris Martinsons Ceramic Award and International Exhibition, Mark Rothko Arts Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia

2014                             Chair, Department of Art Advisory Board, Sheridan College, Sheridan, Wyoming.

2013–2016                  President, International Ceramics Magazine Editors Association.

2013                             Juror, Annual Ceramics Exhibition, Tony Natsoulas Gallery, Sacramento, California

2011                             Juror, Kansas Artist Craftsman Association Annual Exhibition

                                     Curator, Vertical: Platters on the Wall, Sagebrush Community Art Center, Sheridan, Wyoming

                                     Catalog Essay, Les Manning: Common/Opposites, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

                                     Author, “A Pictorial Perspective: A tour of the ceramics facilities at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts,” Ceramics TECHNICAL #32, May–Oct, 2011. P 56–59

2010                             Juror, Clay on the Wall, Texas Tech University, Lubbock

                                     Author, “Margaret O’Rorke,” Ceramics TECHNICAL, Issue 30, May–October 2010. Pp 101–104

2009                             Juror, Westerwald Preis, Höhrgrenzhausen, Germany

                                     Juror, NCECA K-12 National Exhibition, Phoenix, Arizona

                                     Author, “Louis Sullivan’s Symphony of Colour,” Ceramics TECHNICAL, Issue 28, May–October, 2009. Pp 66–70.

2008                             Juror, Mulvane Art Fair, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas

2007–present             Member, International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland

2007–2008                  Juror, ArtSplash, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa

2005                             Juror, Smokey Hill River Festival Art Exhibition, Salina, Kansas

2005–present             Advisory Board, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Sydney, Australia

2004–2006                  Past President, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

2003–2004                  Juror, Taipei County Yingge International Ceramics Biennale, Taiwan

2003                             Member, Board of Directors, Kemper Contemporary Art Museum, Education Committee, Kansas City

2002–present             Advisory Board Member, Jingdezhen 1000 Years of Porcelain Conference, Jingdezhen, China

2002–2003                  Advisory Board Member, Zhujiajiao Ceramic Art Center, Zhujiajiao, China

2002–2004                  President, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

2000–2002                  President-Elect, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

2000                             Member, National Council of Art Administrators

1998–1999                  President, Kansas Artist Craftsman Association

1997–1999                  President, Emporia Arts Council, Emporia, Kansas

1997–1999                  Director-at-Large, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts                                                    (

                                      NCECA), Nominating Committee and Chairman, SOFA Silent Auction

1996–1998                  Member/President-Elect, Kansas Artist Craftsman Association

1996–1999                  Member, Board of Directors, Emporia Arts Council, Emporia, Kansas

1994–1996                  Student Director-at-Large, NCECA Board of Directors

1992–present             Member, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

1991–1993                  Member, Toastmasters International, Competent Toastmaster Award 1992

1986–1990                  Member, Board of Directors, Campbell County Chamber of Commerce

1985–1990                  Member, Campbell County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors

1986–1988                  Member, Board of Directors, Wyoming State Business Rendezvous

1982–1984                  Professional Affiliate, Minnesota Society of the American Institute of Architects     

 

SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2018                             International Academy of Ceramics General Assembly, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

2016                             International Academy of Ceramics General Assembly, Barcelona, Spain.

2014                             Ceramics Ireland Festival 2014, Thomastown, Ireland.

2014                             International Academy of Ceramics, Dublin, Ireland.

2013                             Graduate, the CiViC Project, Sheridan, Wyoming.

2013                             International Ceramics Magazine Editors Association, FuPing, China.

2013                             “Clay Push Gulgong 2013,” Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia.

2012                             “Subversive Clay.” International Ceramics Triennale, Adelaide, South Australia.

2012                             International Academy of Ceramics General Assembly, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2011                             Tasmania Woodfire Conference, Tasmania, Australia

                                      Archie Bray Foundation 60th Anniversary Celebration, Helena, Montana

2010                             International Biennial Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, Wales.

                                      International Academy of Ceramics General Assembly, Paris, France

                                      Ceramics Festival of Ireland, Kilkenny.

2008                             International Biennial Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, Wales.

                                      International Academy of Ceramics General Assembly,

2006                             Archie Bray International Event, Helena, Montana

2005                             Creativity Workshop, New York, New York

                                     Waste Management Workshop for Colleges and Universities, Manhattan, Kansas

2000                             Mold-Making, Andrew Martin, Firehouse Center for the Arts, Norman, Oklahoma

2000                             Full-Metal Bookbinding, Minnesota Center for Book Arts; Daniel Kelm, Instructor

1996                             Blacksmithing, Old Cowtown Museum, Wichita, Kansas

1992 to present           NCECA Annual Conferences

November 1994          Alfred Symposium, University of Illinois, Champaign

March, 1994                NCECA Pre-conference, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Fall, 1993                     Workshop, SIUC, Facilitators:  Emma Lewis and Delores Lewis

Spring, 1992                Workshop, LCCC, Cheyenne, Wyoming: Adrian Arleo                     

1992                             Workshop, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming: Facilitator:  Arnold Zimmerman

1991                             Workshop, “Metaphor and Meaning,” Anderson Ranch Arts Center: Christina Bertoni

1986                             Seminar, Billy Burton’s School of Memory (It may have been 1985, I don’t remember.)

 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

2017                             Leadership Team, Dementia Friendly Sheridan, Sheridan Senior Center, Sheridan, Wyoming

2016–present             Advisory Board, Center for a Vital Community, Sheridan, Wyoming

2014–present             Chair, Advisory Board, Sheridan College Art Department, Sheridan, Wyoming

2012–2015                  Member, Sheridan Public Arts Committee, Sheridan, Wyoming.

                                      Member, Sheridan Artist Guild, et al (SAGE), Sagebrush Art Center Gallery Committee

                                      Member, Empty Bowls Committee, Volunteers of America, Sheridan, Wyoming

2010–present              Treasurer, American Association of International Ceramics

                                      Member, Planning Committee, International Academy of Ceramics 2012 General Assembly, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2009–2011                  Member, Development Committee, NCECA

2008                             Board of Directors, Plumb Place Center for Women, Emporia, Kansas

2005–2007                  Hazardous Waste Committee, Celebration of the Arts Committee, Council on Teacher Education, Women’s Center Advisory Board, College of Liberal Arts and                                               Sciences Dean Search Committee, First Year Experience Committee, Community/University Emporia Artist in Residence Program Committee

2004–2005                  Facilities Committee, President’s Evaluation Committee, First Year Experience Committee, Hazardous Waste Committee, Graduate Council

2003–2004                  Search Committee, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

                                      Search Committees:  (ESU)  College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Screening Committee; Assistant Director of Residential Life; Career Services Counselor

2002–2007                  Graduate Council, Emporia State University

2001–2006                  New Initiatives Committee, Emporia State University

1999                             Grant Evaluator, Salina Arts & Humanities Council, Salina, Kansas

1999–2000                  Dean’s Advisory Council, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Emporia State University

Fall, 1997–1999          Faculty Senate/Faculty Affairs Committee, Emporia State University

1997–2007                  NASAD Accreditation Committee (Chair), Scholarship Committee (Chair) and                                       

                                      Long Range Planning Committee (Chair, 1998-99), Division of Art, Emporia State University

1996–1998                  Faculty Advisor, Alpha Rho Theta Student Art Club, Emporia State University

Fall, 1993                     Director Search Committee, School of Art and Design, SIU-Carbondale