Curriculum Vitae

Katherine M. Chandler

Summary

  • A diverse background in two and three-dimensional art via academic work and experience.
  • Graduate studies in ceramics at Montana State University and Wichita State University.
  • Experience in organizing and teaching curriculum for classes in ceramics as well as college level 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional foundations classes.
  • Experience in organizing and curating art exhibitions.
  • Management of ceramics classroom studio and kiln firings. 
  • Troubleshooting and brainstorming processes in multiple mediums and design situations.

Education

  • 2004 B.A. Ceramics & Sculpture: Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO
  • 2005 Graduate Student, Ceramics: Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
  • 2006 Graduate Student, Ceramics: Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Professional Experience

  • 2016-2018 Ceramic Production Artisan: RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, IA 
  • 2012-2016 Ceramics Gallery and Studio Owner: Common Clay Studio Elkader, IA
  • 2010-2012 Education Coordinator and Instructor, Artisan: RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, Des Moines, Iowa
  • 2002 & 2003 Production Potter: Silver Dollar City, Branson, MO
  • 2002-2003 Ceramics Lab Tech: Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, Mo.

Related Work Experience

  • 2005-2007 Teaching Assistant in Foundations: Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • 2004-2005 Teaching Assistant in Foundations: Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
  • 2000 Gallery Assistant: Graceland University, Lamoni, IA

Exhibition Record

2012

  • All Fired Up: Works in Clay: Heritage Gallery, Des Moines, IA

2007

  • Graduate Ceramics Exchange: UNT Art Gallery, Denton, TX
  • WSU Graduate Ceramics: Ratigan Student Gallery, Wichita, KS

2006

  • Fire Born: Waller-Yoblonksy Gallery, Bozeman, MT
  • MSU Ceramics: Invitational, Bray International Art Walk, Helena, MT
  • Trial By Fire: Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery, Bozeman, MT
  • New Works: Joint Show, Waller- Yoblonsky Gallery, Bozeman, MT
  • Graduate Group Show: Copland Gallery, Bozeman, MT

2005

  • Graduate Review: Waller-Yoblonksy Gallery, Bozeman, MT
  • Finished Unfinished: Waller-Yoblonksy Gallery, Bozeman, MT  

2004

  • B.A. Senior Exhibit: Spiva Gallery, Joplin, MO
  • Art League Group Show: Spiva Gallery, Joplin, MO

2003

  • Spiva Membership Show: Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO
  • Go Figure: Invitational, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO

2002

  • 4 State Salon: Juried Exhibition, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO

2001

  • Southern Showcase: Juried Exhibition, Spiva Gallery, Joplin, MO

2000

  • Graceland Student Exhibition: Juried Exhibition, Shaw Gallery, Lamoni, IA

Lectures

  • 2007 National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts: “Current Graduate Work”, Louisville, KY
  • 2006 Invited Guest Lecturer: “Current Work” Foundation Lecture Series, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Publications

  • 2013 500 Prints on Clay, Lark Books (photo)

Travel Abroad

  • 2003 — Greece and Italy

Honors, Achievements, and Awards

  • 2007 Esther & Clayton Staples Fellowship: Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • 2004 Katherine L. Hyde Art Scholarship: Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO
  • 2003 Second Place: Spiva Membership Show, Joplin, MO
  • 2002 Honorable Mention: 4 State Salon, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO — Juror: Mac Hornecker
  • 2001 First Place: Southern Showcase, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO