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RESUME/CV

Amy Uthus : CV. For resume, please open PDF.
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PRESENT

Independent artist, Des Moines, IA, area.
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EDUCATION
2012 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA
MFA Artisanry-ceramics.

2011 International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
International Student Residency, Fall Semester.

2007 North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
BA art and English, magna cum laude.
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 

Veritas: Mills Gallery, Pella, IA.

2015
Prairie: Traces: Wesley House - Drake University, Des Moines, IA.
2014
Sentinel: Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines, IA.
Passage: Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL.
2012
Amy Uthus: North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
2011
Invincible Summer: 139 Union Street, New Bedford, MA.
2010
Potential: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.

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TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019

Fluid Ground: Olson Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA.

2018

Amy Uthus & Jessica Quinn: Urbandale Public Library Art Gallery, Urbandale, IA.

2017

Compilation: Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA.

2016

Iowa Women's Art Exhibit: Office of the Lieutenant Governor, State Capitol, Des Moines, IA.

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Fall Gallery Night: Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA.

Greater Des Moines Exhibited XXV: Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA.

2016

Small Works Show: Olson-Larsen Gallery, West Des Moines, IA.

Celebration of Iowa: State Historical Museum, Des Moines, IA.

Horizontal Grandeur: Stevens County Historical Museum, Morris, MN.

2015
Faculty of the Des Moines Art Center Art Exhibition: Adrienne and Charles Herbert Gallery, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA.
2014
SOFA CONNECT: Navy Pier, Chicago, IL.
What Are You Thinking?: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth CVPA Gallery, North Dartmouth, MA.
2013 
Love and Light: Loveland Feed and Grain, Loveland, CO.
2012 
Glass Fiber Stone: Loveland Feed and Grain, Loveland, CO.
Culmination: Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA.
MFA Show: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.
On the Wall, UMassD MFA Ceramics: Thomas Hunter Projects, Hunter College (City University of New York), New York, NY.
2011
East Meets West: 106 Williams Street, New Bedford, MA.
2011 Juried Student Exhibit: Judith Klein Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
Great Grad Swap Show: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.
Sierra Mists: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.
2010
Great Grad Swap Show: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.
Faculty & Technical Assistants: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.
2nd Annual National Juried Cup Show: Linda Arbuckle, Juror, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE.
2009
Grad Swap Show: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.
Day of the Dead Altar Show: Crapo Gallery, New Bedford, MA.
Glimpse Exhibition: Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA.
2008-11
Arts Dakota Juried Traveling Show: North Dakota Art Gallery Association, various locations in ND.
2007
Cups: Baccalaureate Show: Reineke Visual Arts Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
2007
Billboard Show: Renaissance Hall Gallery, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. Winner - photo of bowl displayed on full-size billboard in Fargo, ND.
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PUBLICATIONS
2016

Leonard, Dr. Bob. In Depth: Ceramic Artist Amy Uthus, 18 minute KNIA/KRLS radio interview, Sept. 30.
Gifford, Jody. Delicate Strength, DSM Magazine, January/Februrary 2016, p. 8 and pp. 84-90.
2013
Johnson, Kelsey. Slow Down, Art Beacon Des Moines, artbeacondesmoines.com, November 25.
2012
Clark, Anika. Art and Stories at MFA 2012 Exhibition, SouthCoastToday.com, April 7.
2010
Leger, Desiree. Exhibit Reveals 'Potential' in You, The Torch, December 2, page 9.
Hall, Sherman, Ed. MFA at a Glance: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Ceramics Monthly, November, page 55.
Uthus, Amy. Response to ‘The New Factory,’ Ceramics Monthly, February, page 80.
2008
Tobin, Paulette. Serious About Ceramics, Grand Forks Herald, June 13, pages C1 and C3.

Ongoing

accessceramics.org
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COLLECTIONS

Farm Bureau Financial Services, West Des Moines, IA.

Williston Community Library, permanent installation of 7-piece suite, Williston, ND.
Private Collection, Des Moines, IA (2015).

Private Collection, Des Moines, IA (2017).

Private Collection, Old Hickory, TN.
International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary.
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RESIDENCIES & VISITING ARTIST SELECTIONS
2012-2014

Artist-in-Residence/Education Coordinator: RDG Dahlquist Art Studios, Des Moines, IA.
2014
Visiting Artist: North Dakota State University Ceramics Department.
2012
Visiting Artist: North Dakota State University Ceramics Department.
Artist-in-Residence: Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark.

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SLIDE PRESENTATIONS & GALLERY TALKS

2016

Artist Talk: Creative Capital Workshop, Des Moines, IA.
2014
Gallery Talk (Sentinel): Viaduct Gallery, Des Moines, IA. 
Slipcasting: Large: North Dakota State University and community, Fargo, ND.
2012
Residencies and Work: North Dakota State University and community, Fargo, ND.
Artist talk: Guldagergaard International Ceramics Research Center, Denmark.
Hungary: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and surrounding community, New Bedford, MA.
2011
Porcelain and Landscape: International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary.
Sources: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and surrounding community, New Bedford, MA.
2010
Technical Assistants, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and surrounding community, Deer Isle, ME.
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GRANTS, AWARDS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2016

Scholarship to attend Present Tense Conference: American Craft Council.

Celebration of Iowa Agriculture Art Award, 3rd place: Iowa Arts Council.

2015
Project Grant: Iowa Arts Council.
2014
Alumni Achievement Award (Horizon Award): North Dakota State University.
2012
Professional Development Grant: North Dakota Council on the Arts.
KickStarter Project (titled 1500) funded successfully.
Scholarship: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Ceramics Club (faculty awarded).
Grant: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Travel Grant: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Office of Graduate Studies.
Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities designation.
2009-2012
University Scholarship: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2011
Grant: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Office of Graduate Studies.
Grant: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Scholarship: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Ceramics Club (faculty awarded).
2010-11
Elected President: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Ceramics Club.
Graduate Teaching Assistantship: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2010
Technical Assistantship: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.
2009-10
“Super” Graduate Assistantship: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2009
Third Place – Ceramics/Pottery Division, Pekin Days Art Show: Walter Piehl, Jr., Juror, Pekin, ND.
Professional Development Grant: North Dakota Council on the Arts, Bismarck, ND. 
2008
Professional Development Grant: North Valley Arts Council, Grand Forks, ND.
Workstudy Scholarship: Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.
Selected for North Dakota ArtUp! Initiative: Buyer's Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA.
Emerging Artist: Grand Cities' Art Fest, Grand Forks, ND/East Grand Forks, MN.
2007
Professional Development Grant: North Dakota Council on the Arts, Bismarck, ND. 
2004
DII Track and Field All-American.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016

Instructor: Various children's workshops, Johnston Community Education, Johnston, IA.
2015
Instructor: Various children's workshops, Johnston Community Education, Johnston, IA.
Instructor: Various children's classes, Starfish Academy, Des Moines, IA.
Instructor: Ceramics, After School Art Program (elementary school age), Des Moines, IA.
Instructor: Children's and teens' clay camps, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA.
Instructor: Adult Intro to Clay, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA.
2014
Instructor: Intro/Intermediate Wheelthrowing, Intermediate/Advanced Wheelthrowing, Special Topics, Critique Yourself, Intro to Handbuilding, various child and adult one-day workshops: RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, IA.
Instructor: Ceramics, ASAP, fall session, Des Moines, IA.
Instructor: Various children's workshops, Johnston Community education, Johnston, IA.
2013
Instructor: Intro/Intermediate Wheelthrowing, Intermediate/Advanced Wheelthrowing, Beyond Glazing (traditional and non-traditional surface treatments for ceramics), Families in Clay, Special Topics, Intro Plaster Moldmaking and Slipcasting, Moldmaking for Handbuilders and Throwers, various child and adult one-day workshops: RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, IA.
2012
Instructor: Intro/Intermediate Wheelthrowing, Intro Moldmaking and Slipcasting, Families in Clay, Special Topics: RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, IA.
2011
Teacher of Record: Wheelthrowing I: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2010
Teacher of Record: Wheelthrowing I: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
2007
Teaching Assistant: High School Wheelthrowing: Muddy Waters Clay Center, Grand Forks, ND. 
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OTHER EDUCATION
2010
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
Workshop, Technical Assistant to Steven Heinemann and Tom Spleth.
2008
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Spring Concentration with Kent McLaughlin.
2007
Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
Workshop with Gail Nichols.
2006
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Workshop with Lisa Orr.