Education

 

· 2010: MFA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln NE

· 2005: Post Baccalaureate studies at NYSCC @ Alfred University, Alfred NY

· 1998: B.S. Biology, Art and Chemistry minors, Gonzaga University, Spokane WA

 

Employment

 

· 2013-14: Artist Representative, LH Projekt, Joseph OR

· 2010-14: Program Director, LH Project, Joseph OR

 

Artist Resident

 

· 2015 (Jan-March) Terra Cotta Artworks, San Simon, Pampanga, Philippines

· 2013 (Oct-Nov) Tolne Gjaestgivergaard, Tolne, Denmark

           (April) Caldera, Sisters OR

· 2012 (Sept) Porcelana Inaczej, Walbrzych, Poland 

           (Jan-March) Gaya Ceramic Art Center, Ubud, Bali

· 2011 (Dec) Da Wang Culture Highland, Shenzhen, China

· 2010 (June-Aug), 2011 (Jan) USCLB invited artist, Long Beach CA

· 2009 (July-Aug) LH Project, Joseph OR

· 2006-2007 (Sept-Aug) LH Project, Joseph OR

· 2004 (May-Dec) Archie Bray Foundation, Helena MT

 

Assistant

 

· 2013 (Feb-March) Chris Antemann, Meissen Art Campus, Meissen Germany

· 2008 (June-Aug) Enrique Martinez Celaya, Santa Monica CA

· 2006 (July-Aug) Haystack, Deer Isle MN

           (July & Aug) Kohler, Kohler WI

           (Jan-May) Professor Assistant MSU, Bozeman MT

· 2005 (March-May) Penland Spring Concentration, Penland NC

· 2004 (June) Archie Bray Foundation, Helena MT

 

Lecturer

 

· 2015 (March) Indiana University, Bloomington IN

· 2014 (May) PCC’s Art Beat, Rock Creek and Cascade campuses, Portland OR

· 2012 (Sept) Porcelana Inaczej, Walbrzych Poland

           (Jan) Gaya Art Center, Ubud, Bali

· 2011 (Oct) Eastern Oregon University, La Grande OR

           (Feb) Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland OR

· 2010 (Sept) North Dakota State University, Fargo ND;

                      Valley City State University, Valley City ND

                      University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln NE

           (July) University of Southern California Long Beach, Long Beach CA

· 2006 (Oct) University of Idaho, Moscow ID

 

Instructor

 

· 2013 (Oct-Dec) Joseph Charter School, Intro to clay, Joseph OR

· 2012 (Jan-Feb) Gaya Art Center, Two 3 day workshops, Ubud, Bali

· 2011 (Oct) Eastern Oregon University, Wood kiln build, La Grande OR

· 2010 (Jan-June) University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Ceramics 131, Lincoln NE

· 2008-2009 Doane College, Intro to Ceramics, Lincoln NE

· 2004 (Sept-Dec) Archie Bray Foundation, Community classes, Helena MT

· 2002-2003 Paris Gibson Museum of Art, Community classes, Great Falls MT

 

Shows

 

· 2015  (March)  “Suspended States,” Manifesto Gallery, City of Makati, Manila, Philippines

              (February) "Constructed," Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon U, La Grande OR

 

· 2014 (March) “Flow: The 2014 NCECA Ceramic Arts Invitational,” Milwaukee Art                                         Museum, Milwaukee WI

· 2013 (Dec) “Northwest Ceramic Invitational,” Kolva Sullivan Gallery, Spokane WA

            (Oct) “Caldera’s the Ford Family Foundation Golden Spot Artist in Residence                                 Awardees 2011-2013,” Bend OR

            (Sept-Oct) “East Meets West Residents,” Caldera, Portland OR

            (July-Aug) “Introductions,” Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis MO

            (March)“Big Red Exhibition,” O’Kane Gallery, Houston TX

            (Jan-May) “NCECA Biennial,” Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston                                     TX

            (Feb-March) “Porcelana Inaczej,” Galeria Szkla I Ceramiki, Wroclaw Poland

            (Jan-Feb) “Terra Linear,” Archer Gallery, Vancouver WA 

· 2012 (Oct) “XXXVI Porcelana Inaczej,” Museum Walbrzych, Walbrzych Poland

            (August) “East Meets West,” Blackfish Gallery, Portland OR

            (June-August) Bilinear Art Consulting, Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA

            (March) “LH Project: A Decade of Distinction,” Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA               (Feb-April) “Shooting Planes,” Da Wang Culture Highland, Shenzhen China                         (March-May solo) Gaya Ceramic and Design, Ubud Bali

· 2011 (May-June) “12th Annual Clay Invitational,” Coeur d’Alene ID

            (June) “The Genuine Article,” Helena MT

· 2010 (May solo) “Abstention and Opposition,” Eisentrager Howard Gallery, UNL,                                              Lincoln NE

· 2008 (May-June) “9th Annual Clay Invitational,” Coeur d’Alene ID

· 2007 (June, solo collaborative) “Whimsy Marries Function,” The Clay Studio of                                                                         Missoula, Missoula MT Gallery

 

Representations

 

· Galerie Wolfsen, Aalborg Denmark, http://galeriewolfsen.dk/

· Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis MO, http://www.duanereedgallery.com/

 

Collections

 

· 2013 Washington State Arts Commission, Peninsula College, Port Angeles WA

· 2011 Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach CA Awards

· 2014 Oregon Arts Commission, Individual Artist Fellowship Oregon Arts Commission,                  Career Opportunity Grant

· 2012 Oregon Arts Commission, Career Opportunity Grant

· 2010 Vreeland Award: given to the most outstanding graduating MFA student as                          determined by faculty vote.

 

Awards

 

· 2014:  Oregon Arts Commission, Individual Artist Fellowship

             Oregon Arts Commission, Career Opportunity Grant

· 2012:  Oregon Arts Commission, Career Opportunity Grant

· 2010:  Vreeland Award:  given to the most outstanding graduating MFA student as                         determined by faculty vote.

© 2014 by Ryan LaBar.