Paige Wright-Resume

EDUCATION

2012             M.F.A., Emphasis Ceramics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

2007             Post Baccalaureate, Emphasis Ceramics, The University of Washington, Seattle, Washington,

2006             B.F.A. Emphasis Ceramics, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana,

 

TEACHING/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner/Facilitator-The Wright Clay LLC. Portland, Oregon. Ceramic specific consultant and manufacturer combined with a creative space that conducts classes, private lessons and group events for kids and adults. 2016-Present

Production Manager/TechnicianMazama Wares, Portland, Oregon. Manager of employees and the process of handcrafting high-end, design focused functional ceramic drinking vessels in tandem with maintaining materials, tools and machines for ceramic production. 2013-16

Adjunct Art Faculty- Clark College. Vancouver, Washington. Instructor of Record for beginning ceramics and beginning drawing classes. 2017-Present 

Ceramic Adjunct Faculty-Oregon College of Arts and Crafts. Portland, Oregon. Instructor of Record for beginning and advanced hand building in ceramics and independent study students in the post-baccalaureate level. 2016-Present           

Sabbatical Replacement- Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan. Introduction to Ceramics: Hand building, Intermediate Ceramics: Hand building and Advanced Ceramics, 3-D Seminar, Ceramics BFA Junior Review Board. 2012

Ceramics Instructor-The Dairy Barn Arts Center. Athens, Ohio. Teaching teens and kids summer camp ceramics classes. 2012

Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana. Adult hand building and wheel throwing, Children’s hand building, Special Needs Adult Hand-building, Outreach Clay Program. 2008-09

Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale Colorado. Children’s clay class: Hand building and Wheel throwing, Abused Teen Out Reach Program. 2007-08

Graduate Teaching Assistant-Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Instructor of Record for Introduction to Ceramics: Hand Building, Foundations: Color and Systems, Foundations: Descriptive Drawing. 2010-12

Gallery Assistant- Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana. Retail of high-end Ceramic art, assisting in gallery curatorial work, product photography and shipping and handling of artwork. 2008-09

 

SOLO/TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017           People and Places, Solo show, Lewistown Arts Center, Lewistown, Montana

                    My Friend Mark, Solo show, Jailhouse studios, Portland, Oregon

                    Zone In, with Nastasha Dikareva, Oregon's Finest, Portland, Oregon

2015            (re) Constructed Hero, The Gallery at the Jupiter Hotel, Portland, Oregon

2012            A Built Understanding: MFA Thesis Exhibition, Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

2007            Growing With Urban Culture, C.M.A. Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

2007            Comic Relief, Hecklewood, Portland, Oregon,

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

• Invited Lecturer, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 2016

• Ceramic Figure Workshop, Renolds Learning Academy, Fairview, Oregon 2016

• Invited Artist Demo and Lecture, Kendall Collage Of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2012

• Guest Lecture, The International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary, 2011

• Invited Artist Demo and Lecture, Grand Valley State, Allendale, Michigan, 2011

• Ceramic Figure Workshop Assistant: Bustin’ Out, Tom Bartel, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 2010

• Invited Artist Demo and Lecture, Northwest Collage, Powell, Wyoming, 2009

• Invited Artist Demo and Lecture, Montana State University, Billings, Montana, 2009

• Artist in Residence Group Demo, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red lodge, Montana, 2008

• The Figure in Clay Workshop, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado, 2008

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AND STUDY ABROAD

2014/15     Forest For The Trees Mural Project, Portland, Oregon

2013            Project Network, Guldagergaard: International Ceramics Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

2011            Ohio University Study Abroad, International Ceramic Studio, Kesckemét, Hungary

2009            Long Term Resident, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

2008            Long Term Resident, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, Colorado

2003            Study Abroad Glass Program, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, England

 

PUBLICATION/PUBLIC WORKS

·  Ceramics Monthly, Publication, January 2016, page 18

·  500 Figures Volume 2, publication, Lark Books

·  R.A.C.C. Public Art Program, Public Mural, 12th and S.W. Stark st., Portland, Oregon 2015

·  F.F.T.T.N.W. Public Art Program, Public Mural, 23rd and SE Morrison st., Portland, Oregon 2014

·  Original Drawing, Dirt Rag Bike Magazine, Issue Date: May 2008 Issue #135, November 2007,

Issue#132, July 2007 Issue #129, May, 2007 Issue #128, March 2007 Issue #127, February 2007 Issue #126, November 2006 Issue #125

 

 AWARDS AND HONNORS

• Graduate Assistantship, Ohio University, 2009-2012

• Tuition Scholarship, Ohio University, 2009-2012

• Professional Activity Award, Ohio University College of Fine Arts, 2010, 2011 and 2012

• Anderson Ranch Workshop Scholarship, Anderson Ranch, 2008

• Senior Leadership Award, The University of Montana, 2006