Wednesday, January 25, 2012

RESUME


Name
Alexander M. Clinthorne

Address
3663 Miller Ann Arbor, MI
Phone
734.996.1631
Email
AC45763@gmail.com
Website
www.ClinthorneCeramics/blogspot.com

Education

BFA
2011
University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History (area of specialization – ceramic)

Residencies and Workshops


2011
Residency at the Shigaraki Ceramic Institute. Shigaraki, Japan


2011
Residency at Watershed “Wood Kiln Building with Markus Urbanik & Hunter Stamps” Watershed, Maine


2011
Hanes Bayless Workshop at Peter‘s Valley Craft Center “Fabulous Extruder Fabrications” Peter’s Vally, NJ


2011
Lisa Clauge Workshop at The Academy of Arts “Metal and Clay”, Honolulu, HI


2010
Student Residency at “The Pottery Workshop.” Jingdezhen. China


2010
Student Residency at the “Fuping Pottery Art Village.” Xian, China


2009
Bill Carty Workshop at Peter's Valley Craft Center “Ceramic Science for the Artist.” Peter's Vally, NJ


Profession Experience



2011
Ceramic Instructor, Ann Arbor Art Center


2011
Assistant Lab Manager at the Ann Arbor Art Center


2010
Apprenticeship and Woodfire Anagama Training with Ogino Jiro. Saitama, Japan


2009
Exhibition Installation Assistant, “Letters From Home” Ann Arbor, Michigan


2009-2011
Ceramic Club President, University of Hawaii at Manoa


2008
Ceramic Club Vice President, University of Hawaii at Manoa

International Exhibitions



2011
Playground.” Shigaraki Ceramic Institute Gallery. Shigaraki, Japan (solo invitational)




2011
Resident Spotlight.” Shigaraki Ceramic Art Market Display,. Shigraki, Japan (group invitational)




2010
ICMEA Juried International Emerging Artist Competition.” Fuping Pottery Art Village. Xian, China (group juried)




2010


2010 International Juried Orton Cone Box Show.” Exhibited at NCECA 2011. Tampa, FL

Local Exhibitions



2011
51st Annual Annual Open Juried Exhibition.” (Windward Artists Guild) Pauahi Tower Main Gallery. Honolulu, HI (group juried)




2011
Transformed: The Alternate BFA Show.” Hawaii Craftsmen at Arts at Marks Garage. Honolulu, HI (group invitational)




2011
Transform” (BFA exhibition). University of Hawaii at Manoa Main Gallery. Honolulu, HI (group invitational)




2011
Craving Carving.” Hawaii Hall-Dean’s office display case. University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI (group invitational)




2010
51st Annual Member Exhibition.” Ho’omaluhia Gardens, Kailua, HI (group invitational)




2010


Hawaii Craftsmen’s 43rd Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition.” Honolulu Academy Art Center, Honolulu, HI (group juried)


2010


50th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Windward Artists Guild.” Pauahi Tower Main Gallery, Honolulu, HI (group juried)


2010
Solo Retrospective of Alexander Clinthorne.” University of Hawaii Ceramics Studio Window Showcase. Honolulu, HI (solo invitational)


2009
Awards and Scholarship Exhibition.” University of Hawaii at Manoa Commons Gallery. Honolulu, HI (group invitational)


2009
Generations Show.” Sidedoor Gallery. Dexter, Mi (group invitational)

Awards and Honors


2011
Kiln God Award“ Partial funding for Residency at Watershed, Maine


2011
First in 3-D.” 51st Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Windward Artists Guild


2011
NCECA Regina Brown Fellowship Award” at NCECA. Tampa, FL


2011
Half Scholarship/Work Study” at Peter's Valley Craft Center. Pater’s Valley, NJ


2011
Outstanding Student in Ceramics Award.” University of Hawaii at Manoa. Honolulu, HI


2011
Full scholarship to Lisa Clauge workshop “Clay and Metal”, Academy of Arts. Honolulu, HI


2011
Partial Tuition Wavier Award.” at the University of Hawaii at Manoa


2010
The Coral & Malcolm Koga Emerging Artist Award of Excellence.” Hawaii Craftsmen's 43rd Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition


2010
First in 3-D.” 50th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, Windward Artists Guild


2010
Partial Tuition Wavier Award.” at the University of Hawaii at Manoa


2009
Faculty Book Award.” Ceramics Program, Department of Art and Art History University of Hawaii at Manoa




Half Scholarship/Work Study at Peter’s Valley Craft Center. Peter's Valley, NJ




2007-2011
Dean's List, University of Hawaii at Manoa


2007
Summer Language Institute Scholarship studying Arabic in Egypt funded by the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

International Collections


As of 2011
The Resident Artist Collection, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park. Shigaraki, Japan


As of 2010
The Emerging Artist Competition Museum, Fuping Pottery Art Villiage. Xian, China

Community Service

2011
Ceramic bowl fundraiser for countries without clean drinking water at St. John Lutheran Church. Kailua, HI.
ELCA.org/GoodGifts and ELCA.org/WorldHunger
2011
Volunteer Ceramics Studio Renovation at University of Hawaii at Manoa. Honolulu, HI
2009
Orientation Assistant for AFS (American Field Services) India Exchange Program Re-Entry Orientation helping Indian nationals readjust to Indian life after spending a year in the USA.
2008
Orientation Assistant for AFS Japan student Exchange Program Pre-Reentry Orientation for foreign students in Japan returning to home countries Volunteer Japanese and English Tutor.
2007
AFS Egypt Exchange Program Youth Ambassador, Leader of American Culture Presentations, Elementary School Painting and Cleaning during a six week study abroad.
2006-
2011
Orientation Assistant for AFS USA Exchange Program Arrival and Departure Orientations for incoming and outgoing students.
2005-2006
Participated in AFS Japan student Exchange Program American culture presentations and trash clean up and American culture seminars during a one year study abroad.
2004
Volunteer fundraising with AFS USA

Interviews

2011
April 22nd Episode of Tiny TV, Tiny Radio and webcast via www.OC16.tv

Professional Reference

Sharon Held
Exchange Program Coordinator, AFS Intercultural Programs
National Board Member
afs.sharon@gmail.com
Amy Blondin
Boss, Ann Arbor Art Center, Director of Programs
ablondin@annarborartcenter.org

Bruce Dehnert
Workshop Coordinator, Peter's Valley Craft Center
Ceramic Studio Department Head
 ceramics@petersvalley.org



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