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Candy Austin

candyaustinceramics@yahoo.com
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EDUCATION
M.F.A. 2007 Ceramics University of Dallas

M.A. 2005 Ceramics University of Dallas

B.F.A. 2003 Ceramics University of Oklahoma (Academic Distinction)
Minor: Art History

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Responsibilities         
•create syllabi
• create beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of ceramic, sculpture, and drawing studio assignments
• create and give Power Point lectures on art history, art theory, and technical and historical aspects of ceramics
• teach students multiple ceramic creation, glazing, firing techniques, various sculptural techniques, and drawing techniques
• lead class discussions and critiques of student work, evaluate and grade student work, create and evaluate tests


Adjunct Professor at North Lake College, Irving, TX
• Three-Dimensional Design Fall 2009-present
• Sculpture I, II, Advanced Fall 2009-present
• Art Appreciation Fall 2008-present
• Art History, Survey I Fall 2007

Adjunct Professor at Tarrant County College North West, Fort Worth, TX
• Art History, Survey I Fall 2015-Spring 2020
• Ceramics I, II, and Advanced Students Fall 2008-Fall 2019

Adjunct Professor at Texas Christian University
• Ceramics I Spring 2018

Adjunct Professor, Richland College, Dallas, TX
• Ceramics I, II Fall 2009-Fall 2010

Adjunct Professor at Tarrant County College Trinity River, Fort Worth, TX
• Drawing I, II Spring 2010
• Art Appreciation Fall 2009-Spring 2010

Adjunct Professor at Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX
• Ceramics I, II, and Advanced Ceramics Fall 2008-Spring 2010
• Art Appreciation Summer 2007
• Three-Dimensional Design Spring 2006-Spring 2008

College for Kids Instructor at Tarrant County College South, Fort Worth, TX
• Ceramics Summer 2008

Adjunct Professor at Tarrant County College South, Fort Worth, TX
• Art Appreciation Fall 2007, Fall 2008

College for Kids Instructor at Tarrant County College, Euless, TX
• Art Sculpture Summer 2007
• Ceramics Summer 2008
• Cartooning Summer 2009

Ceramics Teacher at the Fire House Arts Center, Norman, OK
Fall 2003-Spring 2004

OTHER STUDIO MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Responsibilities
• maintain/organize ceramics studio,
      o maintain equipment including kilns, wheels, slab rollers, and coil extruders
      o load and fire electric, gas, wood, and salt kilns
      o mix glazes, test new glaze recipes
      o implement and maintain safety standards
      o repair kilns
• assist university art department faculty, assist teaching university classes
• assist undergraduate students, teach adult clay classes, assist studio artists
• help customers in gallery, assist with exhibition installs and deinstalls 


Ceramics Lab Technician, Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX 

Spring 2008-Fall 2009

Graduate Assistant at the University of Dallas, Irving, TX
August 2004-May 2005

Apprentice to Collin Rosebrook (owner/director of Paseo Pottery, Oklahoma City, OK)
May 2003-August 2004

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Depressurvive
         Art Space, Tarrant County College North West, Fort Worth, TX

2011 Candace Austin: New Work
         Art Space, Tarrant County College North West, Fort Worth, TX

2010 Splendid Isolation
         Coco Andre, Dallas, TX


2008 Reaction
         Art Guild of Frisco, Frisco, TX


2007 Enteract, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition

          Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX


2006 Inner-Relate

          Tree Top Gallery, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX


2005 Relate, Master of Arts Thesis Exhibition
           Upper Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019


Paint Can Fly IX
Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX

Faculty Invitational
Tarrant County College North West, Ft Worth, TX

2018


Paint Can Fly IX
Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX

2017


Faculty Invitational
Tarrant County College North West, Ft Worth, TX

2015


University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition
Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

2013


University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition
Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

2012


Art Faculty Exhibition
North Lake College, Irving, TX

Faculty Exhibition
Tarrant County College North West, Ft Worth, TX

2011


Material Mastery
Norman R. Eppink Gallery, Emporia, KS
Juror: Elaine O. Henry

KACA Members Exhibition
Emporia Arts Council Gallery, Emporia, KS
Juror: Elain O. Henry

2010


Red Heat
University of Tulsa Alexandre Hogue Gallery, Tulsa, OK
Juror: Adrian Arleo

Featured Artist
Eighteen Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

2009


From the Ground Up
Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM
Juror: Blair Meerfeld

Art Show @ DMS Architects
DMS Architects, Fort Worth, TX
Juror: Kerrie Conover

New Texas Talent
Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX
Juror: Charissa Terranova

Faculty Exhibition
Tarrant County College North West, Ft Worth, TX

d’ART Center 19th Annual Mid-Atlantic Exhibition
d’ART Center, Norfolk, VA
Juror: F. Lennox Campello

1+1
Terra Incognito Studios and Gallery, Oak Park, IL
Juror: David Toan

2008


Spatial Relationships: Visual Dialogues and Discussions
Funke Fired Art, Cincinnati, OH


Outside the Lines 8
Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
Jurors: Marty Ray, Elizabeth Mellot-Carreon, Mary Morgan, Dahlia Woods

Content
F6 Gallery, Arlington, TX
Juror: Kerrie Conover

Kamadeva and Psyche
The Van Ditthavong Gallery and Studio 832, Dallas, TX

2007


Transcendence, Installation by Chris Blackhurst and Candy Austin
Studio 832, Dallas, TX

Saturday Night Fever
500X, Dallas, TX

Walking Tracks
Studio 832, Dallas, TX

Alternative Firings: First National Clay Invitational
G Gallery, Houston, TX

Journeys in Clay
Mountain Top Gallery, Windham, NY
Juror: Ruth Sachs

University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition
Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX.
Juror: Val Cushing, Professor Emeritus, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred

2006


Southworks 2006
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Juror: Carla Hanzal

26th Annual July National Exhibition
Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC
Juror: Alex Powers

Eleven
University of Dallas, Irving, TX

First Biennial Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition
Concordia University, St. Paul, MN
Jurors: Marko Fields, Mika Negishi-Laidlaw, Keith J. Williams

2005


Art of Flowers
The Thompson Fine Arts, Dallas, TX

Annual Yuletide Show
Paseo Pottery, Oklahoma City, OK

Haute Arte ‘05
Art Centre of Plano, Plano, TX


2005


Developments
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Advanced Drawing Exhibition
University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

Paseo Festival
Paseo Pottery, Oklahoma City, OK

2004 Annual Yuletide Show
Paseo Pottery, Oklahoma City, OK

2003

Paseo Festival
Paseo Pottery, Oklahoma City, OK


Red Show
Arts and Scraps, Norman, OK

LECTURES/DEMONSTRATIONS/JUROR

2017 Juror for Clay, Fire and the Creative Spirit, Fort Worth, TX

2017 Speaker at the Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild, Fort Worth, TX

2012 Speaker at the Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild, Fort Worth, TX

2007 Demonstration at Tarrant County College Northeast, Euless, TX

2006 Speaker, Mountain View College, Dallas TX

         Demonstration, Charter School, Dallas, TX

2005 Speaker, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

EXHIBITION CURATOR

2007 Assistant Curator: University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition
Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX.
Juror: Val Cushing

2006


2006 Alumni Art Exhibition
Logia Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

2005


Developments
Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

Concentrations 2005
Upper Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX

BIBLIOGRAPHY
• Alternative Firings, G Gallery, “The Front Row,” Megan Hendly, Interview, KUHFnRadio, Houston, Texas, August 6, 2007.

COLLECTIONS
• University of Oklahoma Permanent Print Collection, Norman, OK

AWARDS
The New Normal: An Artist’s Response to Covid19, Fine Line Group Grant, 2020
• Full Tuition Scholarship, University of Dallas, 2004-2007
• University of Oklahoma Award of Excellence Scholarship, 1999-2003
• Conoco Leadership Scholarship, 1999-2003
• Ponca City Art Association Scholarship Award, 1999

COMPUTER SKILLS
• Adobe Creative Suites
• Microsoft Office 360
• Blackboard
• Soft Chalk