Resume

 

 

EDUCATION
2004-06          University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. MFA                 
2001                  Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australia. Post-Baccalaureate
1996-00            University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. BFA
1997                   Alfred University, Alfred, New York.

 

SOLO & SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017                  Ceramics, Bard College at Simons Rock, Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

2016                  Now & Then, Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, Missouri.

2016                  Objective Clay, Bull Center for the Arts, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania.

2015                  Negotiated Relationships, Ralph Arnold Gallery, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois.

2014                  Breakfast, Bonovitz Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014                  Tactile Meditations, Wheaton College Gallery, Wheaton, Illinois.

2013                  Finger to Thumb, Clay Center of Missoula, Missoula, Montana.

2013                  21st Century Sketchbook, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana.

2012                  Utilitarian Clay VI, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

2012                  Objects of Certainty, The Nevica Project, Chicago, Illinois.

2012                  Subtle Change, Parklane Gallery, Kirkland, Washington.

2011                  Summer Preview Exhibition, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2011                  Sensual Ceramics, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado.

2010                  In Search of Something Ordinary, 371 Gallery, Calgary, Canada.

2009                  Contemporary Minnesota Voices, Minnesota Historical Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

2006                  Conscious/Unconsciousness, MFA Thesis Exhibition, CU Art Museum, Boulder, Colorado.

2004                  Three Person Exhibition with Beth Lo & Kowkie Durst, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2003                  Solo Farewell Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation Pottery Gallery, Helena, Montana.

2002                  Jerome Fellowship Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

                                   

GROUP EXHIBITIONS - INVITATIONAL
2017         Moravian Mud, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida.

2016         Potsketch, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana.

2016         100 Cups, hosted by The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Kansas City, Missouri.

2016         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.

2015         Simple Cup, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2015          Winterfest, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland.

2015         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Providence, Rhode Island.

2014         Simple Cup, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2014         Paper/Plate, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, Kansas.

2014         The Makings, Willock & Sax Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

2014         Taming Nature, curated by Paul Donnelly, Pritzlaff Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2014         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2014         The Cup II, Robert T. Wright Gallery, Grayslake, Illinois.

2013         Disaster, Relief and Resilience, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, North Carolina.

2013         Hide’ n’ seekah. Curated by Adam Field in conjunction with NCECA Conference, Houston, Texas.

2013         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Houston, Texas.

2013         Untitled (Universal Solvent), curated by Dustin Yaeger, Soap Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2013         Pairings, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado.

2013         Duets, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York.

2012         One and Only, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

2012         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Seattle, Washington.

2012         The Cup: 50 Artists, 250 Interpretations, curated by Ben Bates, Robert T. Wright Gallery, Grayslake, Illinois.

2012         Wit, Fun and Functional, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan.

2011         The Makings II, Willock & Sax Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

2011         Cup: The Intimate Object VII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, Florida.

2011         TEA, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Illinois.

2011         Harvest: a Ceramics Invitational, curated by Charity Davis-Woodard and Melody Ellis, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, Illinois.

2011         Interpreting the Cup, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, North Carolina.

2011         Ceramics Exhibition & Sale, A.L. Swanson Gallery, Helena, Montana.

2011         Archie Bray 60th Anniversary Auction, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

2011         Pairings, Carbondale Clay, Carbondale, Colorado.

2011         La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Tampa, Florida.

2010         Winterfest, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland.

2010         Gifted, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2010         La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2010         Illinois Clay Invitational, There is no “S” in Illinois, curated by Dan Anderson, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois.

2010                  Archie Bray Cup Auction, hosted by the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

2010                  Small Favors V, hosted by the Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

2010                  Faculty Exhibition, Illingsworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada.

2010                  La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2009                  1,000 Miles Apart Exhibition, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada.

2009                  La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Phoenix, Arizona.

2009                  Small Treasures IV, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2009                  Teapots; Functional, Formal and Narrative, curated by Margaret Bohls, Foster Gallery, Eau Claire,                   Wisconsin.

2008                  Faculty Exhibition, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Sip, Slurp Gulp, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2008                  La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

2008                  Jerome Fellowship Retrospective, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2007                  Drinking Vessels, curated by Dan Anderson, Main Street Art Gallery, Edwardsville, Illinois.

2007                  La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.                 

2007                  Small Treasures II, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2007                  Salt & Pepper, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2007                  La Mesa, hosted by Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.

2007                  One Nightstand, Factory on 5, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2006                  Exchange: A Critical Discourse, UNL Student Art Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2006                  Salt and Pepper, Baltimore Clay Studio, Baltimore, Maryland.

2006                  Visualizations Without Borders, Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Xochomilco, Mexico.

2005                  Cup, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2005                  White, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2005                  Flowers in Spring, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2005                  The Contemporary Cup, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois.

2004                  Utilitarian Clay IV, Invited Artist, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gaitlinburg, Tennessee.

2004                  Tea, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2004                  For the Table, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2003                  Teapots & Cups, Pitchers & Tumblers, Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, Oregon.                                   

2003                  Hundreds of Cups, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2003                  Snowbirds, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2002                  Clay Invitational, Art and Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

2002                  For the Table, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

2002                  Ceramics, Sutton West Gallery, Missoula, Montana.

2001                  Annual Cup Show,                  Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

2001                  Made in Canberra, Back to Back Gallery, Newcastle, Australia

2000                  B.F.A. Exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2000                  Resident Artist Show, Archie Bray Warehouse Gallery, Helena, Montana.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS – JURIED
2012         Containment – Clemson Ceramics National Exhibition, Juror: Frank Martin, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.

2012         DeLuce Clay National, Juror: Pete Pinnell, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri.

2011         Strictly Functional Pottery National, Juror: Mary Barringer, Lancaster Art Museum, East Petersburg, Pennsylvania.

2011         River2River, The Ceramics Center, Jurors: Bunny McBride, Sanjay Jani and JoAnn Schnabel, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

2010         Made For Each Other, Cleveland County Arts Council, Juried by Suze Lindsey, Shelby, North Carolina.

2010                  Third Lillstreet International; Bowl Me Over, Juror: Steve Lee, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois.

2010                  Second Annual National Cup Show, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2009                  Continental Divide, Sponsored by NCECA, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado.

2008                  Boulder Open Studios, Boulder Public Library, Boulder, Colorado.

2007                  Boulder Open Studios, Boulder Public Library, Boulder, Colorado.

2006                  ME Bike, Gallery Chiellerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2005                  Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2003                  Strictly Functional Pottery National, Juror: Wayne Higby, Lancaster Art Museum, East                   Petersburg, Pennsylvania.

2001                  Strictly Functional Pottery National, Juror: Linda Christianson, Lancaster Art Museum, East                   Petersburg, Pennsylvania.

2000                  Focus on Function, Jurors: Linda Sikora and Sandy Simon, Katherine E. Nash Gallery,                   Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2000                  Clay Bodies by Student Bodies, Juror: Verne Funk, Schaeffer Gallery, Saint Peter, Minnesota.

                 

RESIDENCIES
2016                  Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine.

2014                  Artist in Residence, University of Montana, Missoula.

2009                  Artist in Residence, Zentrum für Keramik Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2001-03                  Artist in Residence, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

2000                  Summer Artist in Residence, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

        

DEMONSTRATIONS, WORKSHOPS & LECTURES
2016         Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts: Salad Days, Newcastle, Maine. Demonstration.

2016         Fine Line Creative Center, St. Charles, Illinois.  Demonstration.

2014         Rovin Ceramics, Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Demonstration.

2014         Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Demonstration and Lecture.

2014         Peninsula School of Art, Door County, Wisconsin.  Demonstration.

2014         University of Montana, Missoula. Demonstration and Lecture.

2014         Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois.  Lecture.

2013         School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois.  Lecture.

2013         Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.  Demonstration.

2013         Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.  Demonstration and Lecture.

2013         Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan. Demonstration.

2012         Lee Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia.  Demonstration and presentation.

2012         Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Presenter and demonstrator for the Utilitarian Clay Conference VI.

2012                  Visiting Artist Workshop, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky.  Demonstration and lecture.

2011                  Summer Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Demonstration and lecture.                 

2009                  North Mount Pleasant Art Centre, Calgary, Canada.  Lecture and demonstration.

2009                  Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada.  Lecture and demonstration for the 1,000 Miles                   Apart Conference.                                      

2008                  Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Denver, Colorado. Demonstration for the Jefferson County                   Art Workshop.

2007                  Metropolitan State University, Denver, Colorado.  Lecture.

2007                  University of Wyoming, Laramie, Laramie, Wyoming. Visiting Artist.

2004                  Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minnesota. Visiting Artist.                 

2002                  University of Montana, Missoula, Missoula, Montana. Visiting Artist.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2014-16                  Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

2013                  Maternity Leave Replacement, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois.

2012                  Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois.

2010                  Instructor, Beginning Wheel Throwing, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada.

2010                  Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada.

2009                  Instructor, Intermediate Wheel Throwing, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada.

2009                  Instructor, Advanced Ceramics Seminar, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada

2008-09                  Adjunct Professor, Ceramics II, III & IV, Red Rocks Community College, Denver, Colorado.

2008-09                  Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Ceramic Sculpture, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design,                   Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Processes of Ceramics – Wheel Throwing, Rocky Mountain                   College of Art + Design, Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Ceramics, University of Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Adjunct Professor, Ceramics Workshop, University of Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Adjunct Professor, Foundations of Art, University of Denver, Colorado.

2006                  Instructor, Introduction to Handbuilding, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2006                  Instructor, Foundations of Art, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2005                  Teaching Assistant, Ceramics, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2002-03                  Adult Ceramics Community Class Instructor, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

2001                  Studio Technician, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, Minnesota.

 

Other Professional Experience

2010-12                  Director of Artist Programs, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois.

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
2010                  Best in Show, Second Annual National Cup Show, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska.

2008                  Faculty Development Grant, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design Denver, Colorado.

2008                  Finalist for the German Chancellor’s Fellowship, Berlin, Germany.

2006                  Dean’s Award, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2006                  Nancy Fedou Getzelman Scholarship, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2004                   Alumni Association Fellowship, University of Colorado, Boulder.

2001                  Jerome Grant, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2001                  Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowship, National Council for the Education of the                   Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Charlotte, North Carolina.

2000                  Purchase Award, Minnesota Historical Society, received in Focus on Function Exhibition, Saint                   Paul, Minnesota.

2000                  Sage Scholarship, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

2000                  Excellence in Functional Work Award, Received in Clay Bodies by Student Bodies Exhibition,                   Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, Minnesota.

1999                  MacKenzie-Brown Scholarship, University of Minnesota.

1997                  Ceramic Art Scholarship, Alfred University.

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
BK Antiques, New York, New York
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, North Carolina
Objective Clay, website
Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana
 

PUBLICATIONS
2015         Universal Statuary, Ceramics Monthly. January 2015, pages 52-54.  Review of Chicago Cultural Center exhibition of Matthew Groves work by Emily Schroeder Willis.

2014         Studio Visit, Ceramics Monthly. October 2014, pages 26-29 and 116.

2013         No Rules: Contemporary Clay, Ceramics Monthly.  April 2013, page 52 – 56.  Review of Elmhurst Art Museum Exhibition by Emily Schroeder Willis.

2013         Pinched Pitchers, Pottery Making Illustrated.  March/April 2013, page 17 – 21. Demonstration article by Emily Schroeder Willis.

2012         Generational Shift: Spotlight of Emily Schroeder Willis, Ceramics Monthly.  December 2012, page 80.

 
BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015         Handbuilding Techniques, edited by Bill Jones, American Ceramics Society 2015, pages 1-5.

2015         Electric Kiln Ceramics, by Richard Zakin and Frederick Bartolovic

2014         Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color by Brian Taylor & Kate Doody, August 2014.

2014          The Art of American Pottery, by Kevin Hluch. On-Line Ceramics Book.  August 2014.

2013          "The Decorated Surface." In Pinch Pottery, by Susan Halls, New York: Lark Books, 2013.  Page 65.

2012         Review Gallery, Ceramic Review.  November/December 2012, page 23.

2012         Dishing it Up, Pure Green.  January 2012, pages 8-9.

2011         In Review: Exhibition Spotlight Image, Ceramics Monthly.  September 2011, page 16.

2010         Review of Continental Divide exhibition, by Liz Howe Ceramics Monthly, January 2010, Pages 22-23.

2006         CU Artist Profile: Emily Schroeder, The Campus Press , November 17, 2006.   http://media.www.thecampuspress.com/media/storage/paper1098/news/2006/11/17/WeeklyFeatures/Cu.Artist.Profile.Emily.Schroeder-2468080.shtml

2001         Review of Three Jerome Artists at the Northern Clay Center, Pulse of the Twin Cities, 2001. http://www.pulsetc.com/beforejune/V5I42/film.html

 

COLLECTIONS
Alberta College of Art + Design
Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts
Australia National University
Flint Institute of Arts
Minnesota Historical Society
Philip & Marge Kalodner
Louise Rosenfield
Robert Taunt