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John Hamilton / johnrhamilton3@gmail.com / © 2018 All Rights Reserved / Use of images permitted with proper citation

ARTIST ResumÉ

EDUCATION 

  • Fort Hays State University (FHSU) 3.55 CGPA Diploma 2012

BFA – Ceramics
BA - Art Education
Dean’s List 2008-2012

  • Colby Community College 3.44 CGPA Diploma 2007
    AA Art


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2012- PRESENT

Employee - Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities - Instructor, Artist In Residence (2015), Arvada, CO

  • 2016

Bryan Hopkins Workshop - Wheel Thrown Altered, Slip Cast
​ Stephen Young Lee Workshop - Wheel Thrown Altered and Carved

  • 2013

Employee - Reynolds Advanced Materials - Materials Specialist, Denver, CO
Willie Eggerman Workshop - Altered Slab and Wheel Thrown Vessels, Arvada, CO
Aces Pottery Sale - Arvada Center For the Arts and Humanities Arvada, CO

  • 2012

Western Cast Iron Art Conference, FHSU, Mold making, Iron casting, Hays, KS
Student Teaching, Kennedy Middle School, Art Education, Hays, KS

  • 2011

Julia Galloway Workshop, FHSU, Personalization, Altered Wheel Throwing, Wax Techniques, Hays, KS
Tom Coleman Workshop, FHSU, Altered Wheel Throwing, Hays, KS

  • 2010

Gerit Grimm Workshop, FHSU, Wheel Thrown Figures, Hays, KS

  • 2009

Holly Hanessian Workshop, FHSU, Porcelain Letters, Books, Installation, Hays, KS
Jennifer Nolan Workshop,FHSU, Hays, KS
Karrie Simpson Voth Workshop, FHSU, Book Making, Hays, KS
Malcolm Davis Workshop, FHSU, Carbon Trapped Shino, Hays, KS
Anne Pierce Workshop, FHSU, Drawing, Mixed Media, Hays, KS
Paula Winokur Workshop, FHSU, Porcelain Hand Building, Texture, Hays, KS

  • 2008

“Shared Journeys,” Lectures, Demos, Tours, Sculpture in JCI Permanent Collection, Jingdezhen, China
Conrad Snider Workshop, FHSU, Tiles, Large Vessel Coil and Wheel Thrown, Hays, KS
Suzanne Stephenson Workshop, FHSU, Low Fire Slips, Engobes, Slab and Wheel, Hays, KS
Student Pottery Sale (Visiting Artist Fundraisers), FHSU, Spring 2008 – Fall 2011, Hays, KS

 

EXHIBITIONS/ FESTIVALS

  • 2018

"in Situ; Chair Auction" (Ceramic Chair) Arvada, CO
Denver Potters Association Spring Pottery Sale, Denver, CO
Omaha Summer Arts Festival, Omaha, NE
Horseshoe Spring Art Market Denver,CO
Art Market of Estes, Estes Park, CO
Cheesman Park Arts Festival, Denver, CO
Kimball Arts Festival, Park City, UT
Arts and Ales, Arvada, CO
Stanley Arts Festival, Aurora, Co
Denver Modernism Show, Denver, CO
Summit Arts Festival, Lee’s Summit, MO​

  • 2017

"Cherry Creek at Stanley" Denver, CO "Commonwheel Arts Festival" Manitou, CO
"Summit Art Festival" Lees Summit, MO
"Summerfest" Evergreen, CO
"Affordable Arts Festival" Denver, CO
"Art on the Rockies" Edwards, CO
"Salida Arts Festival" Salida, CO
"Sugarplum Bazaar" Denver, CO
"Ridgeway Rendezvous" Ridgeway, CO
"Colorado Springs Art and Music Festival" Colorado Springs, CO

  • 2016

"Cherry Creek Arts Festival" Denver, CO
"Mancraftival" Ink Lounge, Denver, CO
"Winterfest" Evergreen, CO
"Loveland Sculpture Invitational" Loveland CO

  • 2015

"Mancraftival" Ink Lounge, Denver, CO
"Denver Modernism Show" Denver, CO
"Mancraft" Denver, CO

  • 2011

"Heavy Things And Paintings" Sculpture and Painting - Robbins Center Hays, KS
“Playful Heroism” Solo Exhibition - Hays Public Library, Hays, KS

  • 2010

“BFA Student Exhibition” - Hays Arts Council, Hays, KS
“Beyond Protected Beauty” Ceramic Exhibition - Cheyenne Bottoms Research Center, Great Bend, KS
“Contained Within” Ceramic Exhibition - Salon Ten O Seven, Hays KS
FHSU Student Honors Exhibition - Moss Thorns Gallery Hays, KS

  • 2009

“Earthmovers and Glazers” Ceramic Exhibition - Salon Ten O Seven Hays, KS
FHSU Student Honors Exhibition - Moss Thorns Gallery Hays, KS 

  • 2008

Russell Original Art Review Exhibition (R.O.A.R.) - Russell, KS
“BIG” Hays Arts Council Summer Ceramic Exhibition - Hays, KS

 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

  • 2017

NCECA Conference Portland, OR - Lectures, Demonstrations, Cup Sale Participant

  • 2009

NCECA Conference Phoenix, AZ - Lectures, Demonstrations, Cup Sale Participant

  • 2008

“Shared Journeys” Jingdezhen, China - Lectures, Demonstrations, Tours Sculpture in JCI Permanent Collection

 

AWARDS

  • 2018

Artsweek Golden – Best of Show 3-D
Kimball Arts Festival – Best of Show Ceramics

  • 2016

Ridgeway Rendezvous - 3rd Place Ceramics

  • 2009

FHSU Student Art Exhibition - Scholarship Recipient

  • 2008

Andrea Powers Memorial - Travel Scholarship Recipient (China)