CV

Education

M.F.A.    2004        Sculpture        Queens College
B.F.A.    1998        Sculpture        Atlanta College of Art

Areas of Specialization:

  • Professional Practices- artist statements, documentation, website development
  • Sculpture-mold-making, foundry, figure sculpting, 3-D design
  • Ceramics- slip casting, advanced hand building

Professional Experience

2006-2010

  • Adjunct Professor - Introduction to Figurative Sculpture, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia

2009

  • Instructor- Developing your digital portfolio, Eyedrum, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Adjunct Professor – Special Topics in Art: Watercolor, Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ceramics Monitor- Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

2008   

  • Ceramics Monitor- Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

2007   

  • Instructor- Introduction to Mold-making, C3 Glass Studio, Duluth, Georgia
  • Instructor- Advanced Mold-making, C3 Glass Studio, Duluth, Georgia

2006   

  • Adjunct Professor - 3-D Design Section 01 and 02, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia

2002-04   

  • Teaching Assistant, Tyrone Mitchell’s modeling from Life class, Queens College, Flushing, New York
  • Teaching Assistant, Jolyon Hofsted’s  Ceramics 1and 2, Queens College, Flushing, New York
  • Teaching Assistant, Jolyon Hofsted’s  Ceramics 3 and 4, Queens College, Flushing, New York

2003-04   

  • President MFA Student Union
  • Vice President MFA Student Union, Queens College, Flushing, New York (Responsible for scheduling visiting artists, writing grant proposals and budgeting for MFA events)

2002   

  • Sculptor’s Assistant- Tom Otterness Studio, Brooklyn, New York (Mold-maker, wax preparation for foundry, bronze finishing, and patina)

Selected Exhibition Record

(*curated/ Solo)

2010   Callanwolde Pottery Show and Sale

2009   “Re-mem-brance” FCAC invited exhibition, Abernathy Art Center, Georgia
2007    "Suckers and Biters" AdHoc Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2004    “Cast Shadows” Solo Exhibition, Queens College, New York
2003    *“The Monster Project” Group Show, WAX, Brooklyn, New York
           “Brave Destiny” WAH Center, Brooklyn, New York
           “Characterism: Pop Culture Art in USA and Japan”  WAH Center, Brooklyn, New York
2001    “Baby Small” Solo exhibition, Ballroom Studios, Atlanta, GA
           “21st Suffragettes Art + Performances by Women” Figure Works, Brooklyn, NY
2000    “The Shed Space” Shed 4 / Ballroom Studios, Atlanta, GA
           “Group Show” Figure Works Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
1999    “Studio Works 1” group exhibition, Ballroom Studios. Atlanta, Georgia
           *“Ten Hands” group exhibition, Ballroom Studios. Atlanta, Georgia
            “The Atlanta List” Fay Gold Gallery. Atlanta, Georgia
            “Any Figure” Allied Factory. Atlanta, Georgia
            “Milk” Solo exhibition Gallery 100. Atlanta, Georgia

Professional Service

2004-09    Director and Co-Founder of  PortfolioAtlas.com
                 PortfolioAtlas is a subscription based online artist website creation tool
2008         Fulton County Arts Council Artist Residency Juror
2007-08    Grant Park Co-operative Preschool Board Member
2005-09    College Art Association Member
2005-09    International Sculpture Center Member
1998-04    Co Founder and board member of the BALLROOM STUDIOS, Atlanta, Georgia and          Brooklyn, NewYork

Technical Abilities

* artist website development
* foundry (preparation, casting, finishing)
* mold-making (multi-part plaster, silicone and urethane rubber mold, box mold)
* ceramic techniques (slip casting, throwing, hand building, kiln loading and firing) 
* life casting
* anatomical drawing
* welding
* figurative sculpture

Visiting Artist Lectures (lectures/workshops/critiques)

2010    Mold Making and Slip Casting Workshop, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

2006    Studio, Slip Casting and mold-making workshop
2004    Queens College Graduate Mold-Making workshop
2003    Undergraduate Figure modeling class, Queens College
2002    Assisted sculptor Tom Otterness
           Queens College Undergraduate sculpture lecture
2001    Instructed Intern Katy Malone in figure modeling, mold making and casting
2000    Atlanta College of Art, Guest Artist, Professional Practices lecture
1999    Oglethorpe University Drawing students, Professional Artist lecture
           Forsyth High School, Printmaking workshop
1998    Atlanta College of Art Pre-college Students, Pre-college student lecture

Artist Residencies

2010-2012 Callanwolde Fine Art Center, Cereamic Studio Assistant

2004    Hambidge Art Center, 3 week Artist Residency, Georgia

Selected Grants / Awards

RabunGap-Nacoochee School Teaching Fellowship
Chatam Valley Grant
Coca Cola Scholarship

Selected Bibliography

“Ballroom’s babies bring strong response” Atlanta Journal Constitution, Catherine Fox. Friday, April 27, 2001
“Where do babies come from?” Creative Loafing: page 50, Felicia Feaster. April 25, 2001
“A haven for artists” Atlanta Journal Constitution: page JD7,  Tinah Saunders. February 1999
“Don’t ask Don’t tell: Runaway garden at the High Museum” Creative Loafing, Cathy Byrd, 1998
“Ten Hands decorate the Ballroom” Poets, Artists, and Madmen: page 12, Christina Kline. February 1999
“Homegrown talent: Fay Gold Highlights Local Artists” Atlanta Journal Constitution, Cathy Byrd 1998
“Women’s Work Double-X art in ‘96” Creative Loafing, Cathy Byrd 1996