Curriculum Vitae 2017

RUTH EASTERBROOK

www.rutheasterbrook.com

508/274-3260

rceaster@gmail.com

STUDIO POTTER // ARTIST

Education

2017-present   MFA of Ceramics (Candidate), New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY. (Graduating May 2019)

2011                Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification, Bridge TEFL, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Certification Excellent.

2003-2007       BFA in Ceramics, Syracuse University, School of Visual and Performing art, Syracuse, NY.

 

Residencies // Scholarships

2016                Artist in Resident, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO.

2015                Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, instructor Josh Deweese.

2014                Scholarship/Work-study, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, spring concentration with instructor David Eichelberger.

2007                Scholarship/Work-study, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, NC, instructor Chris Staley.

 

Apprenticeships // Assistantships

2016                 -Fall Intern. Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Make.Eat.Think with Allegany Meadows. Snowmass Village, CO.

-Artstream Intern and Harvey/Meadows Gallery Assistant, Aspen, CO.

2015                -Summer and Fall Ceramics Department Intern. Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO.

2009-2010       -Studio Assistant, Whitney Smith Pottery, Oakland, CA.

2006-2009       -Production Thrower, Apprentice, Hoyman-Browe Studios, Ukiah, CA.

 

Exhibitions

2019

·      Clay as Foundation/La Arcilla como Fundamento, Campos de Gutiérrez,               Medellin, Colombia. International Show.

2018   

·      Trestle Draw, NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA. Student-organized, Faculty Juried.

·      Small Scale Bake Scale, Shipping Container University Show at Standard Ceramics, NCECA. Pittsburgh, PA. Student-organized, Faculty Juried.

·      Painting <3 Ceramics, Robert C. Turner Gallery, School of Art and Design at Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Organized and Juried by the Alfred Painting Club.

2016   

·      Ceramic Intern Exhibition: Mentoring Artistic Excellence at Anderson Ranch Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO, Curated by Doug Casebeer, July 2016.

·      Renegade Craft Fair, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, CA.

·      Maker’s Fair, SF Bazzar, Juried Craft Fair, San Mateo, CA.

·      Urban Air Market, Juried craft fair, San Francisco, CA.

·      At Your Service, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD. Juror Linda Arbuckle.

2015   

·      Featured Artist for October, Arts Council of Mendocino County, Ukiah, CA.

·      The Urban Epicurean. Juried food and craft festival, San Francisco, CA.

·      Featured Local Artist at West Elm Makers Market Pop-up, Oakland CA 2015

·      Urban Air Market, Juried Craft Shows, San Francisco, CA.

·      Possibl. Juried makers market, Pier 35, San Francisco, CA.

·      Featured Artist, Artist Invitational, Healdsburg Community Gallery. Healdsburg, CA.

2014   

·      Penland Spring Concentration Showcase: New Work by Ruth Easterbrook, Featured Artist, The Mercantile, Healdsburg, CA.

·      Sisters, Ukiah Valley Cooperative Gallery, Ukiah, CA.

 

Teaching Experience

2017

·      Liberal Arts Beginning Ceramics, School of Art and Design in New York School of Ceramics at Alfred University. Fall Semester. Alfred, NY.

2011   

·      Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Pensaris, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

·      Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Ingles X Nativos, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Presentations // Demonstrations

2019

·      Presenter at the Cultural Exchange Presentations and Discussion Panel at the Archaeological Museum Casa del Marqués de San Jorge. Bogota, Colombia.

·      Presenter at the Cultural Exchange Presentations and Discussion Panel at Museo de Arte Moderno. Medellin, Colombia.

2018

·      Presenter at the 10th Grand Valley State University Ceramics Forum. GVSU Ceramics department, Allendale, MI.

·      Guest Demonstrator Junior Advanced Sculpture, School of Art and Design in New York School of ceramic art at Alfred University. Alfred, NY. Instructor Linda Sormin.

·      Demonstration/presentation, Summer School at the School of Art and Design in New York School of Ceramics at Alfred University. June-July. Alfred, NY.

2017   

·      Visiting Artist Demonstration, Marin Academy, Senior class, San Raphael, CA.

2015               

·      Visiting Artist Demonstration, Ojai Pottery and Clay School, Ojai, CA.

 

Published Writing:

“Ceramic Watercolor Surfaces”, Pottery Making Illustrated, Nov/Dec. 2014.

 “9 Makers Share Secrets for Staying Creative on the Daily” Brit+Co, By Cortney Cliff, Sep, 16 2014.

 “Ruth Easterbrook’s New Love”, The Penland Sketchbook, blog-post May 2014.