Mark Arnold

714 N. Kansas St. Edwardsville, IL 62025. arnold8511@gmail.com (412) 901-0443

 

Education

2014 – 2017              M.F.A. in Ceramics. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

2010 – 2013                B.F.A. With a Concentration in Ceramics. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

2008 – 2010                Transfer Program of Art. Community College of Allegheny County, Monroeville, PA

 

Teaching Experience

Fall 2015                     Instructor of Record. 202c Beginning Ceramics Class. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2012 – 2014                Ceramics Instructor. Erie Museum Clay Space, Erie, PA

 

Honors and Awards

2016                            Graduate Student Travel Grant. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

                                    Martha Holden Ceramics Award. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2015                            Graduate Student Travel Grant. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 

2013                            Ella Rue Merganser Award of Merit. Starbrick Gallery National Cup Show

                                    Fully Funded Kiln God Scholarship. Watershed Center For The Arts. Newcastle, ME

2012                            Best in Show. 14th Annual Clarion Cup Show. Clarion, PA

2011                            1st Place. 13th Annual Clarion Cup Show. Clarion, PA

2010                            Wooster Functional Ceramics Scholarship, Wooster, OH

                                    Donna Nicholas Ceramic Scholarship. Edinboro University

                                    2nd Place. 12th Annual Clarion Cup Show, Clarion, PA

                                    Honorable Mention. CCAC Student Art Show. Community College of Allegheny College

 

Affiliations

2016- Present             Art Axis, (Member-Juried Database) www.ArtAxis.org

2010-Present            National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, Member

 

Exhibitions

2016                            “Lineage: 41 Years of SIUE MFAs Invitational” Morton Ball Room, Kansas City, MO

                                    “2016 NCECA National Student Exhibition” Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City, MO

                                    “Graduate Student Show” Art and Design West Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                                    “Last Call” Juried by Matt Schiemann. Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

2015                            “Annual Holliday Show Invitational” Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

                                    “Small Works Show” Wood River Museum. Wood River, IL

                                    “The 12th Annual Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition” The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                                    “The Mobile Anagama Invitational” Odyssey Clay Center, Asheville, NC

                                    “Graduate Student Show” Art and Design West Gallery, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

                                    “100 Best Potters Invitational” Pots on Wheels Mobile Gallery at NCECA, Providence, RI

2014                            “Small Works Art Show” Wood River Museum, Wood River, IL

                                     “Cups of Plenty Invitational” Land of Plenty Gallery, Akron, OH

                                      “Glazed by Fire” Ceramic Invitational. Taos Clay Gallery, Taos, NM

2013                            “Starbrick Clay National Cup Show” Juried by Lorna Meaden. Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, OH

                                     “Drinking Vessel Invitational” Stonewall Gallery, Edinboro, PA

                                     “Sixth Annual Cup Show: Form and Function” Juried by Ben Carter. The Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL

                                     “Edinboro Annual Student Show” Juried Exhibition. Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University

                                     “NCECA Energy of The Future” Juried by Kristen Kieffer and Bruce Cochrane. Norma R. Ory Gallery, Glassell School of Art,

                                      Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

                                      “6th Annual Texas Teapot Tournament” Juried by Piero Fenci. 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

                                     “Gmitter Scholarship Show” Juried by Edinboro Faculty. Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University

2012                            “14th Annual Clarion Cup Show” Juried Exhibition. Michelle’s Gallery, Clarion, PA

                                     “Drink This! The Workhouse International Cup Show” Juried by Linda Arbuckle. Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA

                                    “Chimera 10” Juried Exhibition. Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

                                     “Fifth Annual Cup Show: Form and Function” Juried by Tammy Marinuzzi. The Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL

                                     “38th Annual October Evenings” Juried Exhibition. Meadville Council of the Arts, Meadville, PA

                                    “Edinboro Annual Student Show” Juried Exhibition. Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University

                                    “Ceramic Exhibition” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

                                     “6-10-Soda” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

2011                            “13th Annual Clarion Cup Show” Juried Exhibition. Michelle’s Gallery, Clarion, PA

                                    “37th Annual October Evenings” Juried Exhibition. Meadville Council of the Arts, Meadville, PA

                                    “Clay Club Exhibition” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

2010                            “Ceramic Exhibition” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

                                    “Functional Pottery for Functional Alcoholics” A Show of Whiskey Cups and Bottles. Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

                                    “12th Annual Clarion Cup Show” Juried Exhibition. Michelle’s Gallery, Clarion, PA

                                    “Clay Club Exhibition” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University

                                    “CCAC Juried Art Show” Student Gallery, Monroeville, PA

 

Gallery Representation

                                    Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

                                    Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL

                                   

Publications

2013                            “Chimera 10” Journal of Art and Literature. Erie, PA

 

Related Experiences

2014 – Present            Research Assistant. Wood Shop Technician. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Summer 2015             Summer Assistant. Paul Dresang. Primitive Firing Techniques. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

                                    Summer Assistant. Joe Page. 3-D Printing and Ceramic Mold Making. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Fall 2014                     Research Assistant. Ceramic Studio Technician. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2013 - 2014                 Ceramic Studio Technician. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania        

2013                            Assistant Curator. “Ceramic Invitational” Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University

2012                            Throwing Demonstration. Lee Rexrode. Albion County Fair

                                    Raku Workshop. Edinboro University

2011 – 2013                Clay Mixer and Ceramic Tutor. Edinboro University

2010 -2013                  Semester Long. Topic Classes In Glaze Calculation, Kiln Building and Mold Making/Slip Casting. Edinboro University

2010                            Study Abroad. 4 -Week Art History Course in Barcelona, Paris and Rome

 

Leadership Positions

2015 – Present            Treasurer, Wagner Potter Association. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2012 – 2013                President, Clay Club. Edinboro University

2011 - 2012                  Treasurer, Clay Club. Edinboro University

2009 - 2010                Vice-President, International Club. Community College of Allegheny County.

                                    President, Art Club. Community College of Allegheny County

 

Permanent Collections

Society of Contemporary Arts, Houston TX