Resume

Jessica Adamson website resume.doc

jessiadamson71@yahoo.com

Education:

2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Studio Art Ceramics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

1998 Associate of Arts, Cum Laude, Art History, Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN

Professional Art Experience:

2016-present, Instructor, Intro to Wheel Thrown Ceramics, Levan Institute, Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA

2007-2009 Artist in Residence, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2008 Instructor, “Throwing Teapots”, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2007 Ceramics Instructor, “Fall Children’s Workshops”, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2006-2007 Independent Study, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2006 Ceramics Instructor, “Fall Children’s Workshops”, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2006 Teaching Assistant, Inner City Grade School Art Field Trip, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Gallery Representation:

2016-2017 Bakersfield Art Association, Bakersfield, CA

2006-2012 Mendocino Art Center Gallery, Mendocino, CA

2008-2011 Boone Gallery, Rogersville, TN

2003-2007 Adamson Artworks, Englewood, FL

Juried Exhibitions:

2009 Members Juried Exhibition, Main Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA

2008 Infusion 10 x 10, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO

2008 Members Juried Exhibition, Main Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2006 Pretty in Porcelain, 1010 Studios, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2002 Student Art Exhibition, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2001 Student Art Exhibition, Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (Materials Award)

Group Exhibitions:

2011 Mendovernacular, NCECA, The Heights Waterfront, Tampa, FL

2010 Mendocino Art Center Clay CCACA, Regency Square, Davis, CA

2010 Made in Mendo, Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, CA

2009 Mendocino Clay, Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, CA

2009 Mendocino Art Center Clay CCACA, Teen Center, Davis, CA

2009 Phoenix Rising (Renegade Clay), Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

2009 Mendonesian AIR, Main Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2008 Transformations, Nichols Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2008 Emerging Artists, Mendocino Clay, Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, CA

2008 Mendocino Art Center Clay CCACA, Teen Center, Davis, CA

2008 9 Months, Main Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2008 Teapots (Renegade Clay), Pittsburgh Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2008 College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking Exhibition, (Pottery displayed in Cabinets), Town Hall, Fort Bragg, CA

2008 Come and Get It, Nichols Gallery, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2007 Artist in Residence Exhibition, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2007 Louisville Sluggers (Renegade Clay), Louisville Convention Center, Louisville, KY

2006 Chamber Pots (Renegade Clay), Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR

2006 Something Different, Adamson Artworks, Englewood, FL

2006 Student Art Exhibition, The Cookie Aytes Elliott Art Education Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2005 Student Art Exhibition, The Cookie Aytes Elliott Art Education Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2003 Sisters, Studio 1010, Two Person Exhibition, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,TN

Sales Events:

2017 Bakersfield College Ceramics Sale, Bakersfield, CA

2017 Bakersfield Jazz Festival, Bakersfield, CA

2011-13 Oregon College of Art and Craft, Spring Sale, Portland, OR

2009 Mendocino Art Center Chili Bowl Fundraiser, Mendocino, CA

2008-09 Mendocino Art Center Summer Fair, Mendocino, CA

2007 Stone Soup Charity Bowl Donation, Mendocino, CA

2006-08 Mendocino Art Center Thanksgiving Sale, Mendocino, CA

2002-06 UT Potters Biannual Sales, Art and Architecture Atrium, University of Tennessee, Knoxville,TN

Memberships:

2006-10 Mendocino Art Center

2004-12 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

Conferences Attended:

2012 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Seattle, WA

2011 California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Davis, CA

2010 California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Davis, CA

2010 Nation Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009 California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Davis, CA

2009 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Phoenix, AZ

2008 California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Arts, Davis, CA

2008 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2007 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Louisville, KY

2007 College Art Association, New York City, NY

2006 National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts, Portland, OR

2006 College Art Association, Boston, MA

2004 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Indianapolis, IN