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EDUCATION


2011
  M.F.A., University of Nebraska – Lincoln
2007
  Post-Baccalaureate, University of Wisconsin – Madison
2002
  B.S. – Art Education, University of Wisconsin – Madison



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & INSTALLATIONS         *juried

2014
  *Slower and Lower, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin three-person
  Forming Topographies, Hot Pop Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin solo
  Watermark, Dexter Library Gallery, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin two-person
  
*La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference Milwaukee
  Generations: Paoli Family Show, J Nikolai Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (invitational)
   Brian Kluge & Allison Craver, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, Wisconsin two-person
   From Wheel to Wall, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, Wisconsin (invitational)
   Ring of Fire, Sugar River Gallery, Verona, Wisconsin (invitational)

2013
  *The 28th Annual Tallahassee International, FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Florida
     (j. Allys Palladino-Craig and Carolyn Henne)
  Naturalization, Spring Street Studios, NCECA CIE, Houston, Texas (invitational)
  *We Who Are Clay, Fuller Art Center, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  cross – cut, Majestic Galleries, Athens, Ohio (invitiational)
  Elemental New Mexico, Las Cruces Museum of Art, New Mexico (invitational)
2012
  *Un-Wedged, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington (j. Steven Lee)
  *DeLuce Clay National, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri
     
(j. Pete Pinnell)
  Human After All, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico  solo
  [un]structured, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico (c. Avra Leodas)  two-person
  *Back to the Future, Texas A&M International University Art Gallery, Laredo, Texas
      (j. Bruce Helander)
  Names of Places I’ve Never Been, Isaacs Gallery, Roswell, New Mexico
  A deLUX Art Gala, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska (invitational)
2011
  Here and There, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana (invitational)
  *Lines Into Shape, Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, Colorado
  *Material Mastery II, Norman R. Eppink Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
     
(j. Elaine O. Henry)
  *River to River, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  Drawing the Line: Next Generation, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska (invitational)
  Measured Chance, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska, solo
2010
  *Material Mastery, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas
      (j.Glen R. Brown and Dylan Beck)
  *KACA 2010 Members Exhibition, Chapman Gallery, Manhattan, Kansas (j.Hoss Haley)
  *Red Heat, The University of Tulsa, Oklahoma (j. Adrian Arleo)
  Focus, Noyes Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska (invitational)
2009
  Boxed, City Campus Union Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska
  Exhibit B, City Campus Union Rotunda Gallery, University of Nebraska
  Equilibrium, Wilderness Park, Lincoln, Nebraska (outdoor public installation)
  Entropic Block, Richards Hall Crit Space, University of Nebraska (installation)
2008
  Arbor Mandala, City Campus, University of Nebraska (outdoor public installation)
  Code Red 2, Peru State College Art Gallery, Peru, Nebraska (invitational)
  Stacked & Others, Gallery 7, Unversity of Wisconsin - Madison  solo


BIBLIOGRAPHY


2011
  “The Shape of Criticism: Questions, Themes, and Observations from CRITICAL Santa Fe,”
      published on NCECA’s website
2010
  “Sustainable Studio Ceramics Practice” Ceramics Monthly, Focus on Education, March


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


2013
  “Exhibit Features Cross Section of American Art,” Dateline, WOUB – Ohio University, Feb. 2013
2012
  “2012 Emerging Artists,” Ceramics Monthly, May issue
  “Human After All,” exhibition catalogue, published by the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art
      in cooperation with the Roswell Museum and Art Center
  “Brian Kluge,” Vision magazine, June 7, 2012 issue, pp.19-20 (cover image)
  “Drawn to Sculpture,” Albuquerque Journal North, pp. S6 & S4 June 1, 2012 issue
  “Exhibitionism,” Pasatiempo, p. 58 (image), June 1 issue


PUBLIC LECTURES


2014
   Artist Lecture, Dexter Library, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin
2013
   Visiting Artist Lecture, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington
2012
  “Human After All,” Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
2011
  “The Shape of Criticism: Questions, Themes, and Observations from CRITICAL Santa Fe,”
      University of Nebraska
2008
  “Slide Jam,” Visual Artists in Practice, University of Nebraska


RESIDENCIES


2012
  Roswell Artist-in-Residence Foundation, Roswell, New Mexico
2011
  The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska


COLLECTIONS


  Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
  Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, New Mexico
  The Kathy and Robert Duncan Collection, Lincoln, Nebraska
  Sandhill Publishing, Lincoln, Nebraska


REPRESENTATION

  
  Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  Anderson O’Brien, Omaha, Nebraska


AWARDS, GRANTS, & SCHOLARSHIPS

2011
  Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, University of Nebraska
2008-2011
  Full Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska
2009-2011
  Albert K. Murray Fine Arts Grant (six grants awarded), Albert K. Murray Foundation
2010
  CRITICAL Santa Fe Scholarship, National Council for the Education of Ceramic Arts
2010
  Travel Grant, Department of Art and Art History, University of Nebraska
2009
  Office of Graduate Studies Fellowship, University of Nebraska
  Hixson-Lied Creative Presentation Grant, University of Nebraska
  Presidential Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, Colorado
2008
  Centennial Fellowship, University of Nebraska


SELECTED TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013-2014
   Teaching Fellow, Head of Ceramics, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin
   Community Classes, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, Wisconsin
2013
  Visiting Critique, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2012
  Workshop: Press Molds and Color, Roswell Museum and Art Center, New Mexico
2011
  Adjunct Professor: Doane College, Lincoln, Nebraska
       ART221, Ceramics, fall 2011
  Lecturer: Instructor of Record, University of Nebraska
       CERM 131/231, Intro to Ceramics and Beginning Ceramics, summer semester
  Workshop: Sculpting Solid Clay Forms, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
  Ceramics Instructor: Community Classes, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska
2010
  Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Record: University of Nebraska
       CERM 232/331, Intermediate Ceramics I & II, fall semester
       CERM 131, Introduction to Ceramics, spring semester
2009
  Graduate Teaching Assistant, Instructor of Record: University of Nebraska
       CERM 231, Beginning Ceramics, fall semester
  Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Peter Pinnell, University of Nebraska
  Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Eddie Dominguez, University of Nebraska
  Workshop Assistant to Sequoia Miller, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008
  Graduate Teaching Assistant to Prof. Gail Kendall, University of Nebraska


SELECTED RELATED EXPERIENCE

2014
  Studio Manager, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, Wisconsin
2013-2014
   NCECA On-Site Liaison 2014 Conference, Madison Area, Wisconsin
2012
   Legacy Artist, Roswell Independent School District, New Mexico
2010
   NCECA Green Task Force Volunteer, NCECA Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2007-2008
   Curatorial Assistant, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
2005-2006
   U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, U.S. Peace Corps – Malawi