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EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Fine Arts

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 2010

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, 2000

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

2011- Present       Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

CERM 835/435 Kiln Design and Construction: Designing and Building Kilns for firing pottery and sculpture

CERM 432 Advanced Ceramics 3: The Installation, Exhibition, Professional Practice

CERM 431 Advanced Ceramics 2: Project Design, Artist Statement, Source Presentations

CERM 332 Advanced Ceramics 1: Introduction to Casting with slip and Building with the Multiple, Glaze Design and Formulation

CERM 331 Intermediate Ceramics 2: Continuation of 232 with Firing Leadership, Glaze Testing and the Development of Surface

CERM 232 Intermediate Ceramics 1: Introduction to the Vessel, High firing, Wood Firing, Salt and Soda Firing and Electric Firing

CERM 231 Beginning Ceramics: Introduction to Hand Building and Wheel Throwing for Art majors

CERM 131 Ceramics for Non-Majors: Introduction to Hand Building and Wheel Throwing for non Art majors

ARCH 141B Visual Literacy: Speculative Drawing: Introduction to Image Construction, Principles of Design, Symbolism

ARTP 151 Three Dimensional Design: Introduction to 3D design concepts and studio practice for Art Majors

ARTP 150 Studio Foundations: Introduction foundations, resources, and studio practices for Art Majors

 

2010- 2011      Lecturer of Art, Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia

(1 Year Full Time Appointment)

Art 406 Ceramics Studio I: Advanced Level Ceramics

Art 213 Ceramics I: Introduction to hand building with slabs, coils, pinch, and molds

Art 214 Ceramics II: Introduction to throwing on the pottery wheel

Art 381 Sculpture I: Introduction to sculptural forms and materials and video

Art 223 Three Dimensional Design: Introduction to Three Dimensional Design Principles

Art 120 Two Dimensional Design: Introduction to Two Dimensional Design Principles

Committee Work: Recruitment and Retention; Curriculum Development

 

GRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Instructor of Record)

Drawing: System and Color, Foundations Design, Ohio University, 2010

Introduction to Wheel Throwing, Ohio University, 2008-2009

Three Dimensional Studies, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, 2008

 

OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Visiting Artist; Louisiana State University; 3 Day Workshop; 2014

Visiting Artist; Southern Indiana University Southeast; 2-Day Workshop; 2012

Guest Lecturer; Virginia Commonwealth University, Advanced Wheel Throwing, 2011

Visual Arts Faculty, Ceramics, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Summer 2010

Intermediate Ceramics: Materials, Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, 2010

Introduction to Hand Building, Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, 2008

Advanced Ceramics, Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, 2008

Wheel Throwing, Introduction, Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, 2007

Visiting Artist, Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska, 2006

Youth Mentor, Arts Educator, AmeriCorps, McCarthy Alternative Education Center, Crescent City, California, 2002-2003

 

EXHIBITIONS

Upcoming Exhibitions:

aut-kem; Cellar Door Projects, NCECA, Providance Rhode Island, 2015

Yunomi Invitational; AKAR Design, Iowa City Iowa 2015

Medici Exhibition; Eisentrager Howard Gallery, Lincoln Nebraska 2015

Faculty and Staff Exhibition; Eisentrager Howard Gallery, Lincoln Nebraska 2015

Students and Faculty of the Midwest; Filley Art Museum, Pratt, Kansas 2015

CUPful, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor North Carolina, 2015

Spring Sale: Kansas City Urban Potters; Kansas City, Missouri, 2015

Lincoln Clay Tour; Gail Kendall Studio, Lincoln Nebraska, 2015

Ceramic Color: Clay National X; Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale Colorado, 2015

 

Exhibitions

•  Mark Cole Pottery, Solo Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln Nebraska 2014

•  Paper/Plate, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence Kansas, 2014

• deLUX, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska 2014

•  HandCrafted: Whiskey, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2014

• Serve it Up, Clayarts Vegas, Las Vegas Nevada 2014

• The ABC’s of Dinnerware, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe New Mexico 2014

• Pairings, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale Colorado, 2014

• Midwest Educators and Students, Lillstreet Art Center Expo, NCECA 2014

• National Teapot Invitational; Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor North Carolina 2014

• Curator: 8 Fluid Ounces, Glassell Gallery, Louisiana State University, 2014

• Nacho Mountain, This Train Never Stops, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska 2014

• Steinzeugkrug: Present Day Interpretations, Claymakers, Durham, North Carolina, 2013

• deLUX, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska 2013

• American Pottery Festival, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2013

• Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013

• Gifted: The Clay Studio’s Annual Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Philadelphia,    Pennsylvania, 2012

• 30×5 The Dessert Plate, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2012

• Gifted: The Clay Studio’s Annual Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, 2012

• External Views, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO, 2012

• La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Seattle, Washington, 2012

• Cups and Coffee, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, NCECA, Seattle, Washington, 2012

• The World is Your Oyster, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland, 2012

• Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2012

• Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition, The Eisentrager-Howard Art Gallery, Lincoln Nebraska, 2012

• Changes: UNL Ceramics 1987 – 2011, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2011

• Gifted: The Clay Studio’s Annual Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, 2011

• Featured Artist, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2011

• Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2011

• The Party of the Centuries; Longwood Center for the Visual Arts; Farmville, VA, 2011

• La Mesa in Santa Fe; Santa Fe Clay; Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2010

• 18th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National; East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, 2010

• Steins, Pints, Plates; Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado, 2010

• Bowl Me Over; Lillstreet International, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2010

• The Elaboratous; MFA Thesis Exhibition, Solo Show, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, 2010

• A La Carte, NCECA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010

• La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010

• Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2010

• Cups, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2009

• 30×5, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa, 2009

• Gifted: The Clay Studio’s Annual Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, 2009

• Terminal Degree: Ohio University Ceramics Graduate Students, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009

• 13th Annual Resident Artist Benefit Cup Auction, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana, 2009

• La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Phoenix, Arizona, 2009

• Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Starbrick Clay, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2009

• Gifted: The Clay Studio’s Annual Holiday Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, 2008

• Cups for Comfort and Joy, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 2008

• Cup Auction, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado, 2008

• International Workshop for the Ceramic Arts at Tokoname Exhibition, INAX Museum, Tokoname, Japan 2008

• International Workshop for the Ceramic Arts at Tokoname Exhibition, Tokoname Ceramic Festival, Tokoname, Japan, 2008

• In Collaboration, Tara Wilson Invitational, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2008

• 16th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, 2008

• Composite: Works by Ohio University Faculty and Graduate Students, Borelli-Edwards Gallery, NCECA, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, 2008

• Evolution: Nine with One, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana, 2006

• Cup: The intimate Object V, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 2006

 

RESIDENCIES

 

International Workshop for Ceramic Arts at Tokoname, Tokoname, Japan, 2008

Resident Artist, Umdang Ceramics, Nakhon Ratchisima, Thailand, 2002

Assistant to John Glick, Plum Tree Pottery, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 2001

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Mark Cole. “The Self Serve Pottery Kiosk.” Clay Times Summer. 2013: pgs 32-33.

Mark Cole. “Turn Up The Volume.” Pottery Making Illustrated November/December. 2011: pgs 35-38.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Ceramics Monthly.  Exposure. September 2013. Pg 26

Yunomi Invitational 2012. AKAR Design. April 2012, p.11

L. Kent Wolgamott. “LUX Exhibition Showcases the Work of UNL Ceramics Faculty.” Lincoln Journal Star December 11, 2011 Arts and Culture: pg. 1

Clay Times. Autumn 2010. Volume 16. Issue 88; cover inset

Ceramic Arts 2012: Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide Transitions: Who Went Where. pg 36

Clay Times. Upfront: Evolution: Nine with One. April 2007, p. 24

 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS

 

Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge Montana, www.redlodgeclaycenter.com

The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, www.theclaystudio.org

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Presenter, NCECA Process Room, Milwaukee Wisconsin 2014

Artist Lecture, American Pottery Festival, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN 2013

Graduate Recruitment Liaison, Ceramics, Ohio University, 2008

Archie Bray Foundation Clay Business Intern, Helena, Montana, 2004-2006

Workshop Assistant, Steve Godfrey & Ayumi Horie, Helena, Montana, 2005

Assistant Technician; Shaner Studio, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana, 2005

Ceramic Technician, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, 2003-2004

Kiln Technician, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, Michigan, 2002

Traveling Clay, A Dual International Slide Lecture, Interlochen, Michigan, 2002

Art Area Assistant, Macomb Community College, Clinton Township, Michigan, 2000-2001

Ceramics Assistant, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, Michigan, 1998-2000

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

Hixon-Lied Faculty Develoment Grant, University of Nebraka Lincoln, 2014

Hixon-Lied Faculty Develoment Grant, University of Nebraka Lincoln, 2013

Woods Travel Award, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2013

Woods Travel Award, University of Nebraska Lincoln, 2012

Hixon-Lied Faculty Travel Award, University of Nebraska, 2011

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Ohio University, 2010; 2009; 2008

Graduate Student Travel Award, Ohio University, 2009; 2008

Graduate Student Senate Travel Grant, Ohio University, 2008

Service Learning Grant, AmeriCorps Mural Project, Crescent City, California, 2003