April. D. Felipe

aprildfelipe@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2010  Master of Fine Arts, Ohio University, concentration in Ceramics

2003  Bachelor of Fine Arts, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University

2000  School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY (Summer Session)

 

AWARDS

2016    Juror Award, All Ohio: Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Yan Sun Art Museum,

             Zanesville, OH

             Kiln God Award, Watershed center for the ceramics arts, Newcastle, ME

             Invited Artist, Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

             Public Art, Athens Art Outside the Box, Athens ,Oh

2015     Juror Award, 10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Teton, WA

2014     Juror Award, Shapes of Influence, MG Nelson Gallery, Springfield, IL

2013     Juror Award, OH+5, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

 

EXHIBITIONS

2017   This is Now, The Columbus Metropolitan Library, ColumbusOH ( May)

             People of Color. People of Clay, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD (May)

             Small favors: Think inside the Box, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2016    Colloquy, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH

             Ohio University Art and Design Faculty Biennial Exhibition, Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH

             All Ohio: Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Yan Sun Art Museum, and Zanesville, OH

             Southern Miss Ceramics National, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

             American ClayFest IV, Blue Line Art Gallery, Roseville, CA

             The Best of 2016, The Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, OH, 

             Fine Arts Center Gallery, Bowling Green State University, OH

             Richard M. Ross Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, OH

             Beyond the Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation North Gallery, Helena, MT 

              OH+5, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

2015    CUPS, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA

             The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Zanesville Museum   of Art, Zanesville, OH

              Fresh Perspectives, The Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, OH

              10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Teton, WA

              Workhouse: Clay National, Vulcan Gallery at the Workhouse Arts Center,    Lorton, VA

              American ClayFest III, Blue Line Art Gallery, Roseville, CA

              Folktales& Legends Exhibition, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

             The 3rd Biannual Clay & Context International, Halcyon Gallery at Swope Museum, Terre Haute, IN

             Time: Present, Past, and Future, Women’s Caucus for Art, nationalwca.org

             Association of Clay& Glass Arts of California 3rd Clay& Glass Biennial Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2014    New Hampshire Institute of Art, Ceramics Biennial Exhibition, Amherst Street                        Gallery, Manchester, NH

            The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Seilers Gallery, Zanesville, OH

            Animal MagnetismMajestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH

             Visions in Clay, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, CA

             Shapes of Influence, MG Nelson Gallery, Springfield, IL

             Twin Cups: National Ceramics ExhibitionMissouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

2013     A Hoard of, Casa Nueva, Athens, OH

             OH+5, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

             Clandestine, Work-Detroit Gallery, Detroit, MI

2012    Visiting Artists and Lecturers Exhibition, Swing Space Gallery, Columbus, OH

             Pffft, Buck Buck Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2011     IMPACT: a Conversation on Immigration, Swing Space Gallery, Columbus, OH

2010    Soft Fiction, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens OH, (solo exhibition)

2009   Terminal Degree, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, OH

2008    A World So Full, Siegfried Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

             Composite: new works by Ohio University Faculty and Graduate students, NCECA concurrent exhibition, Borelli Edwards Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2007    Sumptuous, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2006   Clay Festival, Saint Athony’s, SOHO, New York, NY

2004    Made in Clay, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

2003    She Went, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, (BFA exhibition)

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016 “Exposure”, Ceramics Monthly, February 2016.16.

           Exhibition catalogue, Beyond the Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2015  Exhibition catalogue 10x10x10xTieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Teton, WA

          Exhibition catalogue,  America’s ClayFest III, Blue Line Art Gallery, Roseville CA

2014  Exhibition catalogue, Zanesville prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Seilers Gallery, Zanesville OH

 

PUBLICATIONS/MEDIA online

2015 “Art Review: Ceramics Shine in America’s Clayfest lll in Roseville” Victoria Dalkey, The Sacramento Bee, April 30th, www.sacbee.com

         “Halcyon host International Juried Ceramics exhibition” Tribune Star April 9, www.tribstar.com

2014 Broad & High: Zanesville prize, Honey Farm and Apple Pie Mead”, PBS WOSU, originally Aired November 12th, www.pbs.org/video/2365367170/

         Clay Artist Seek prize of 20,000 in first Zanesville prize for Contemporary ceramics, Allison Ward, The Columbus Dispatch, September 27th,           n    _____www.dispatch.com

 

ARTIST TALKS

2015 Lecture/Presentation, She Wrapped Them With Yesterdays and Tomorrows, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH

2012 Lecture/Presentation, Upward Bound, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2009 Panel Speaker, Design Process & Implementation, and Capturing Imagination: The Shawnee 7.0 Conference, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Current)

2016  Function, This is a cross-disciplinary studio art Foundations course emphasizing how similar concerns and principles can be applied to a variety of forms, materials, and traditions. Students will gain experience and direct knowledge from hands-on exploration through a variety of ways of thinking about and applying function

2010-    Artist Instructor, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

Present Responsible for content creation and Instruction for multiple arts enrichment programs servicing students K- 8th in Athens County, Logan Hocking, Vinton County, and Trimble Local Schools.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Instructor of Record)

2013 Introduction to High Fire, Ohio State University, Columbus OH

As an introductory level studio course to High Fire clay bodies, the emphasis of the curriculum is strongly focused on a tactile approach to the various modeling techniques hand-built and thrown that explore issues of form, content, surface and design.

2012 Introduction to Low Fire, Ohio State University, Columbus OH

As an introductory level studio course to low Fire clay bodies, the emphasis of the curriculum is strongly focused on a tactile approach to the various modeling techniques hand-built and thrown that explore issues of form, content, surface and design.

2009   Three-Dimensional Studies, Ohio University, Athens OH

2010Introductory level art course using a variety of methodologies and media allowing students to be introduced to formal visual language, conceptual thinking, and problem solving in both the physical and conceptual realms.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Teaching Assistant)

2010 Figure & Surface, Ohio University, Athens OH

Assisted Tom Bartel

This course explored the human form, within a Historic and Contemporary framework via the following approaches: Practice (studio production), Research and Technical (experimenting with surface in order to strengthen an understanding of ceramics). 

Introduction to Ceramics I, Ohio University, Athens OH

2009 assisted Brandon Boan

2008 assisted Mike Jabbur

2007 assisted Andrea Keys

Course content explores three-dimensional form using additive and

Subtractive hand building construction processes. Simple engobe, slip,

washes and clay-body formulations. Tasks included clay mixing, glaze mixing, and Kiln loading.

2007 Intermediate Hand-building, Ohio University, Athens OH

assisted Deborah Schwartzkopf

Expanded knowledge of Hand built ceramic techniques. Exploring conceptual ideas expressed in clay.

2003 Ways of Seeing: Freshmen Foundations, Alfred University, Alfred NY

(Assisted Brian Arnold)

Image and composition development. Exploring concepts and ideas of camera less photography.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 Designer /Illustrator, Athens Community Music School, Athens OH,

Tee shirt design for a children's summer camp.

2013 Designer /Illustrator, EJC Guitars, Albany OH

Created images and layout for promotional goods.

2011 Designer /Illustrator, Hanlyn Farms, Athens OH

Created designs for product labels and tags

2009 Lead Artist for Rhythmatics, Brown Bag Games/Sports, Athens OH

Designed visuals for an interactive phone application, all digital and non-digital imagery for the application and animation.

 

RELEVENT WORK EXPERIENCE

2003-2007 Student Liaison, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

Assisted students with administrative and studio concerns.  Handled registration and light office work.

Gallery Assistant, Jane Partook Gallery, New York, NY  

Preparatory work for shows, handle artwork, and deal with sales of work

Instructor, Tuttle Art Senior citizen Program, Greenwich House, New York, NY

2003 Art Director, Camp Integrity: summer camp, South Hampton, NY

2002

1999

2000- 2002 Assistant to the manger, Clay store, Alfred University, Athens, NY

1999 Freelance sculpture, Lorelei Guffman Design studio, New York, NY