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Education

Masters of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska,  2011-2014

Non-Degree Seeking Special Student, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 2008-2010

Bachelors of Fine Arts, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, 2004-2008 cum laude

Professional Experience

Artist in Residence/Fellow, Sandhills Institute, Rushville, Nebraska, 2015

Artist in Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska, 2014

Sheldon Student Advisory Board, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Vice President), 2013-2014

Artist In Residence, A.I.R. Vallauris, Vallauris, France, 2013

 Graduate Student Association, Department of Art and Art History Representative, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011-2013

Hixson-Lied Graduate Student Advisory Board, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011-2013

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Awards and Distinctions Committee Member, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011-2012

Studio Art Shop Technician for Sculpture and Ceramics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2008-2011

Internship, Suzanne Lukacs-Ringel, Zwiefalten, Germany 2010

Artist in Residence, The Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute of Jingdezhen,Jingdezhen, China 2009

Artist in Residence, Ingram Studio Art Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 2008

Apprentice, Thanos A. Johnson, Professor Emeritus, College of  Marin, California, Marble, Colorado 2000-2001

Awards and Honors

2014

Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly

MFA UNL-Bemis Center Residency Prize, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Bemis Center for Contemporary Art.

Hixson-Lied Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Peterson Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2013

Hixson-Lied Study Support Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Ceramic Art and Perception/Technical Award at the National Student Juried Exhibition, Houston, Texas

2012

Hixson-Lied Student Presentation of Scholarly/Creative Activity Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Packing and shipping artwork to St. Petersburg, Russia)

Hixson-Lied Student Presentation of Scholarly/Creative Activity Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (packing and shipping artwork to Houston, Texas)

2011

Edgren Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

Centennial Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

2010

First Prize, Throwing Competition, 21st Annual Potters Market, Gmunden, Austria

Baden-Wurttemberg Stipendium for Vocationally Qualified People, The State Foundation of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

2009

Sponsored Resident Artist:  The Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen China

2008

Windgate Fellowship Award Recipient: Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, North Carolina

2007

Bacchanal Scholarship Recipient:  Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee

International Exhibitions/Competitions

2014

Lineage: The Art of Mentorship (Counselor, Coach, Leader, Friend), Clay Art Center Gallery, Port Chester, New York (Curator: Gail Kendall).

Box Pot: The Contained Container, The Susan B. Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts.

Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut. (Juror: Garth Clark). *Prize Winner

Clay Studio National, The Clay Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Juror: Garth Johnson).

2014 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Jurors: Tara Wilson and Jeffrey Mongrain.

Iterations, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. *Solo

2013

Ceramic Top 40/2013, Red Star Studios at Belger Crane Studio, Kansas City, Missouri (Curator Leslie Ferrin).

The Second Sanbao International Modern Ceramic Art Exhibition, Sanbao Gallery, Jingdezhen, China.

Homage au Maitre, Association of Vallauris for the Expansion for Ceramics, Vallauris, France.

Exposition A.I.R. Vallauris, le Cabanon, Vallauris, France.

Small Art Object, Salle Jules Agard, Golfe-Juan, France.

America’s Clayfest, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, California (Juror: Richard Shaw).

5th Annual Beyond the Brickyard, North Gallery, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana (Juror: Andrea Gill).

2012

Not a Pot:  Young Ceramicist Exhibition, Art Object Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia (Jurors: Isabella Beliat, Anatoliy Zaslavskiy, Ekaterina Ominina).

2010

Delegates Exhibition, The First European Wood Fire Conference, Florian-Vogelfrei Hall, Broilin, Germany.

2009

2009 International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair, Jingdezhen, China Ceramic Museum, Jingdezhen, China (Curator Zhu Legeng, Color Catalogue).

Solo Exhibition China-Jie, Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China.

Selected United States Exhibitions/Competitions

2015

Prizewinners Show: Thomas Edwards, The Susan B. Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut. * Solo show.

Selected Works from Thomas Edwards, Bloomington Clay Studio, Bloomington, Indiana. *Solo show.

Providence Art Club All Media Juried Exhibition: Earth Elements, Dodge House Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island (Juror: Allison Lee Newsome).

Nebraska Artists Juried Exhibition, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska (Juror: Teliza Rodriguez).

2014

Bemis Center Resident Artist Exhibition, Gallery 72, Omaha, Nebraska.

Lineage: The Art of Mentorship (Counselor, Coach, Leader, Friend), Clay Art Center Gallery, Port Chester, New York (Curator: Gail Kendall).

Box Pot: The Contained Container, The Susan B. Hilles Gallery, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Connecticut. (Juror: Garth Clark). *Prize Winner

Clay Studio National, The Clay Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Juror: Garth Johnson).

2014 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Jurors: Tara Wilson and Jeffrey Mongrain).

Iterations, Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. *Solo show.

2013

2013 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, The Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas (Juror: Bonnie Seeman, Kevin Snipes).

2012

How Much Can We Control?: Regional MFA Exhibition, Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas (Juror:  Robert Bubp).

Ecumene:  Global Interface in American Ceramics, Visual Arts Gallery, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Jurors:  Linda Ganstrom, Clark Baughan, James Marshall, Jane Sauer).

2010

Solo Exhibition Heartbeat of Jingdezhen Art Exhibition, Delmonaco Winery and Vineyards, Baxter, Tennessee.

What Are They Doing in There?:  Recent Works by the Department of Art, Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Cohen Memorial Hall, Nashville, Tennessee.

2009

Holiday Art Festival Group Exhibition, Gallery Two, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee (Curator Gail Looper).

Annual Workshop Faculty Exhibition, Gallery One, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, Tennessee.

2008

Fifteenth Annual Autumn Art Exhibit, Heydel Fine Arts Center, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee (Juror: Timothy Weber). *Merit Award.

Solo Exhibition Automaton, Space 204, Ingram Studio Arts Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

2007

Solo Exhibition Automaton, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville Tennessee.

Big Muddy, Quigley Galley, Clarke College, Dubque, Iowa (Juror Paul Sacaridiz).

Collections

A.I.R. Vallauris Permanent Collection of Resident Artists

Tennessee State Museum, Nashville Tennessee (Institutional Collection)

Sanbao International Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen China (Museum Collection)

Ingram Studio Arts Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee (Department Collection)

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Nashville, Tennessee (Corporate Collection)

Reviews

Crowe, Justin, “Thomas Lowell Edwards | Pots for Social Change,” Cfileonline.org, November 2014.

Howe, Liz, “2014 National Student Juried Exhibition,” Ceramics Monthly, September 2014: 64-68.

Exhibition | ‘Box Pot: The Contatined Container’ Garth Clark Jury Results,” Cfileonline.org, June 2014.

Appel, Allen, “Call it the Jimmy Hoffa Approach to Art,” New Haven Independent, May 30, 2014

Emerging Artist Feature: Thomas Lowell Edwards,” Ceramics Monthly, May 2014: 60

Hoel, Hannah. “Ecumene: A Global Interface in American Ceramics.” THE Santa Fe’s Magazine for and of the Arts, November 2012: 43. Print and online.

Johnson, Garth. “Wearing Different Hats, The 2013 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition.” Ceramics Monthly, September 2013: 50-55

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