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EDUCATION

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, Master of Fine Arts- Ceramics, present
Clay Club President

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts, August 2013 – June 2013
Post-Baccalaureate

Ohio University, Athens, OH, College of Fine Arts, January 2013 – June 2013
Post-Baccalaureate

John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, College of Arts and Sciences, June 2012 – December 2012
M.Ed. Program

Ohio University, Athens, OH, College of Arts and Sciences, June 2012
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences- History


teaching experience

Instructor of Record, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

            On and Off the Wheel, Beginning-Intermediate Ceramics, Fall 2017

Teaching Assistant, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts,

            Exploring Soda Firing, Fall 2017

Visiting Instructor, The Clay School, Lynn, Massachusetts

            Thrown and Altered, Fall 2017

Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 131 Ceramics for Non-Majors, Spring 2017

Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 131 Ceramics for Non-Majors, Fall 2016

Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 131 Ceramics for Majors, Spring 2016

Teaching Assistant to Mark Cole, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 435 Kiln Design and Construction, Fall 2015

Teaching Assistant to Margaret Bohls, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 331 Intermediate Ceramics, Spring 2015

Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

            CERM 131 Ceramics for Non-Majors, Fall 2014


Residencies

Archie Bray Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Eric Myhre Summer Scholarship, Helena, MT, Summer 2017

Watershed Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, Summer 2015

Salad Days Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, Summer 2014


Visiting Artist

Visiting Artist, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, May 2017

Visiting Artist, Iowa Ceramics Center, Des Moines, IA, May 2017

Visiting Artist, Wittenburg University, Springfield, OH, January 2018


awards/grants

Warren MacKenzie Advancement Award, Northern Clay Center, 2015

Aardvark Clay Purchase Award for Liquor Set, NCECA, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, March 2015

Graduate Teaching AssistanceshipUniversity of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2014-2017

The Donald Walters Miller Scholarship, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2014-2017

Phyllis Clark Award for Excellence in Functional CeramicsThe Best of 2014 Show, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, 2014


exhibitions

Medici Invitational,  University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, November 2018

Worchester Center for Crafts 2018 Pottery Invitational,  Worchester Center for Crafts, Worchester, MA, May 2018

Warren Mackenzie Advancement Award Exhibition, 2017 Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN, May 2018

A Sense of Place: Recent Work by Stuart Gair, Whittenburg University, Springfield, OH, Janauary 2018

AKAR Americano Invitational, AKAR Clay, Iowa City, IA, November 2017

A Modern Farmhouse Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2017

Kolva-Sullivan Exhibition, Kolbva-Sullivan Gallery Spokane, WA, October 2017

Wichita National Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Reuban Sanders Gallery, Wichita, KS, September 2017

Resident Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, North Gallery, Helena, MT, June 2017 

Recent Works – Solo Exhibition, Iowa Ceramics Center, Iowa City, IA, June 2017

Best of Ohio 2017, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, May 2017

Yunomi Invitational 2017, Clay AKAR, Iowa City, IA, May 2017

La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Exhibition, Exchange Ballroom, Portland, OR, March 2017

2017 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, The Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR, March 2017

Small Favors, The Clay Studio, NCECA, Portland, OR, March 2017

Lillstreet Art Center NCECA Invitational, Portland, OR, March 2017

Lillstreet Holiday Invitational, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL December 2016

The Clay Studio Artist Highlight, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, December 2016

Lux Holiday Invitational, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, December 2016

AKAR Americano Invitational, AKAR Clay, Iowa City, IA, November 2016

Medici Invitational, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE, November 2016

Mugshot Monday, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, November 2016

Clay and Atmosphere: Selected works by Stuart Gair, Simon Levin, Amy Smith, Tom JaszckakLux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, October 2016

AKAR Artist Highlight, Clay AKAR, Iowa City, IA, September 2016

Strictly Functional, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA, September 2016 

Domestic Design, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, May 2016

The Clay Studio National, Reed and Smith Galleries, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, May 2016 

Best of Ohio 2016 Exhibition, Traveling Exhibition, Ohio Craft Museum / Southern Ohio Museum / Mansfield Art Center, OH, May 2016

Yunomi Invitational 2016, Clay AKAR, Iowa City, IA, May 2016

Objecthood, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, March 2016

Across the Table, Across the Land, NCECA, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

The Heartland Table, NCECA, Tom's Town Distillery, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

2016 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Exhibition, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

The Clay Studio: 100 Cups, NCECA Exhibition, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

Lillstreet Art Center NCECA Invitational, Kansas City, MO, March 2016

Medici Invitational, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE, February 2016

Beyond the Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Bray North Gallery, Helena, MT, January, 2016

Let There Be Light, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, December 2015

Gifts of the Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, December 2015.

Artisan Showcase: The Materials Collection, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE, November 2015

Cup Show Invitational, Studio 550 Art Center, Manchester, NH, November 2015.

Wrappable, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, November 2015

Thrown and Built, Gallery of Art and Design-Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE, October 2015

Fresh Perspectives, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, September 2015.

Salad Days, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, July 2015

Fresh Perspectives, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, September 2015

Watershed Invitational, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, July 2015

For You For Me, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, May 2015

Best of 2015 Exhibition, Ohio Craft Museum, Southern Ohio Museum, Mansfield Art Center, Columbus, OH, May 2015

2015 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI, March 2015

Salad Days Alumni Exhibition, NCECA, New Bedford Art Museum, Providence, RI, March 2015

The Enigmatic Table, Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln, NE, March 2015

La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Exhibition, Providence, RI, March 2015

Selections from UNL Hixon-Lied Graduates, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, March 2015

An Exploration of Placement, solo exhibition, Medici Gallery, Lincoln, NE, February 2015

Recent Work 2015, solo exhibition, Rocketship Gallery, Lincoln, NE, February 2015

Functional Ceramics 2015, Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH, February 2015

Winter Exhibition 2014, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, NE, December 2014

Wrappable: Art for Giving, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, December 2014

Holiday Exhibition 2014, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, December 2014

Holiday Exhibition: Selections from UNL Graduates, Gallery 9, Lincoln, NE, January 2015


Seventh Annual Cup Show: Form and Function, Amelia Center Main Gallery, Panama City, FL, February 2014

Red Clay, Rall Art Gallery, Crete, NE, October 2014

Carbondale Clay Center Cup Auction, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO, October 2014

Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH, October 2014

Making History, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE, December 2014

Material Presence, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE, November 2014

Plate: A Celebration, Mudfire Gallery, Atlanta, GA, November 2014

NASAD Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE, October 2014

Best of 2014 Exhibition, Ohio Craft Museum, Phyllis Clark Award for Ceramics, Columbus, OH, June 2014

Shapes of Influence, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois, July 2014

Best of 2014, Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH, August 2014

Selections from the Best of 2014, The French Art Colony, Gallipolis, OH, September 2014

Winterfest 2014, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore Maryland, November 2014

Watershed Summer Exhibition, Watershed Center for the Arts, Newcastle, ME, August 2014.

Contemporary Crockery- solo exhibition, Moose Gallery, Knight Fine Arts Center, Hudson, OH, August 2014

Teabowl National 2014, Kansas City Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO, September 2014

Let There Be Light, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago Illinois, November 2014

Art We Use, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH, June 2014

Lillstreet Gallery, NCECA Exposition, Milwaukee Wisconsin, March 2014

Medici Gallery Solo Exhibition, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
January 2014

Cube 4 Solo Exhibition, Ohio University, Athens, OH
June 2013

Juma Gallery 300 & Under, Shaker Heights, OH
November 2012 – February 2013


publications

Ceramics Monthly, Emerging Artist, Awards, May 2017

Ceramics Monthly Yearbook, Awards, October 2016

Ceramics Monthly Yearbook, Awards, October 2015


Ceramics Monthly, 2015 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, September 2015

Functional Ceramics Catalog, May 2015

Ceramics Monthly, exposure section, December 2014

Ceramics Monthly, exposure section, September 2014


representation

Archie Bray Foundation Sales Gallery, Helena, MT, 2017-present

Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2016-present

AKAR Art Gallery, Iowa City, IA, 2016-present

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2016-present

ArtAxis, artaxis.org, 2015-present

Home and Closet, Lincoln, NE, 2015-present

Hutch Modern, Omaha, NE, 2015-2016

Lux Art Center, Lincoln, NE 2014-2015-present