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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae------Resume Karla Ricker
January 2 2012

Education:

2003- 2005;     University of New Mexico, College of Fine Arts

                         Albuquerque, NM; B.F.A. in Art Studio/Ceramics

1989-1993;      University of Brighton, Brighton, England

                         B.F.A.- Alternative Practice/ photography emphasis 

 

Teaching and Related Experience:

Pottery Instructor, La Mano Pottery, New York City, NY. Teacher of wheel throwing 2008

Pottery Instructor, Coyote Clay Studios, Albuquerque, NM. Teacher of wheel throwing and hand building since 2000 to 2005. Other responsibilities for the studio include: Kiln firing (electric, soda and up and down draft gas kilns, raku). Kiln maintenance, including replacing coils in both manual and digital electric kilns. Studio supervisor. Prepare glazes for sale in retail store.

Substitute Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools, Albuquerque, NM; positions include a long term teaching assignment in a high school ceramics class.

Potters Liaison for Full Hearts Filling Empty Bowls 2004. Empty Bowls is a fund raiser for Project Share, a local organization to feed the homeless in Albuquerque, NM. Liaison helps organize bowl throwing/making parties both private and public events to sell at the fund raiser.

President UNM Ceramic Club, member since 2003. President fall semester 2004.Club brings in visiting artists every semester. Past artists include Mel Jacobsen and Kurt Weiser. We also help students to attend workshops and the NCECA conference.

 

Publications:

500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form, Lark Books, 2005

 

Shows:

2004    

Texture in Skin: Explorations of the Female Body, Solo Show/ B.F.A. exit show, Art Student Assoc. Gallery, Student Union Bldg. University of New Mexico

Art of the Soul, juried group show, Student Activities, Student Union Bldg. Ballroom, UNM

Art, Body, Politics, juried group show, ASA Gallery, UNM

Fuse, New Mexico Wood Fire Association, Cerrillos, NM

UNM Ceramics Club Silent Auction, Albuquerque, NM                                                                    

Coyote Clay Annual Exhibition, Coyote Clay Studios, Albuquerque, NM

2003    

Mountain Gardens Craft Show, Mountain Gardens Nursery

Fuse, New Mexico Wood Fire Association

Coyote Clay Annual Exhibition, Coyote Clay Studios

2002    

Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Show, State Fair Grounds, Albuquerque, NM

Coyote Clay Annual Exhibition, Coyote Clay Studios

2001    

New Mexico Arts and Crafts Show, State Fair Grounds, Albuquerque, NM

Coyote Clay Annual Exhibition, Coyote Clay Studios

                  

Honors:

2011    Recovery Poster Contest, Boscov's Department Store, Scranton, PA 1st Place at local store, honorable mention at corporate level

2004    National Dean List, University of New Mexico

           Art of the Soul, 1st Place prize

           Private Collection, Sandy Besser, Santa Fe, NM

1997    National Dean List, Marywood University

 



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