Resume

Brian Chen

Ceramic Artist and Potter

 

www.brianchenpottery.com

chenbrian96@gmail.com

(908) 420-9578

 

Education

 

2018

            -          BA, Organismal Biology and Ecology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO


 

Professional Experience

 

Work Experience

 

2021-2022     

            -          Resident Artist, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

2021               

            -          Workshop assistant, Simon Levin, Mill Creek Pottery, Shawano, WI

2019-2020     

            -          Apprentice to Simon Levin, Pawnee, IL

2020             

            -          Workshop assistant, Simon Levin, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

2019               

            -          Workshop assistant, Simon Levin, Mill Creek Pottery, Shawano, WI

            -          Workshop assistant, Simon Levin/Linda Christianson, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MO

2018               

            -          Workstudy, Tom/Maggie Jaszczak, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC 

            -          Workstudy, Matt Kelleher, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC


 

Workshops/Teaching

 

2019               

            -          Visiting artist, Bemis School of Art, Colorado Springs, CO (Ceramics, 2-day)


 

Exhibitions

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2020               

            -          Lineage, Millikin University, Decatur, IL

 

Juried Exhibitions 

 

2021               

            -          Hella Cups, Applied Contemporary, Oakland, CA

            -          Juried National VI, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

            -          Pitcher Perfect II, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham, WA

            -          Mug Madness 2021, Saltstone Ceramics, Seattle, WA

2017               

            -          The Skin I Live In, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, Colorado Springs, CO

 

Invited Exhibitions

2022               

            -          (Upcoming) Chroma, Saltstone Ceramics, Seattle, WA

2021             

            -          American Invitational, ClayAkar, Iowa City, IA

            -          Solo Feature, ClayAkar, Iowa City, IA

            -          Woodfireworks IV, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

            -          Yunomi Invitational, ClayAkar, Iowa City, IA

            -          Cup Invitational, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham, WA

2020               

            -          Yunomi Invitational, ClayAkar, Iowa City, IA

            -          American Invitational, ClayAkar, Iowa City, IA

Publications

2021

            -          Emerging Artist, May Edition pg 42, Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, OH

2020

            -          Exposure, January Edition pg 17, Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, OH

Gallery Representation

 

Curated Ceramics

 

Awards/Grants


2021               

            -          Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly

2019               

            -          Studio Potter 10,000 Grant