Curriculum Vitae 2017

RUTH EASTERBROOK

www.rutheasterbrook.com

508/274-3260

rceaster@gmail.com

STUDIO POTTER // ARTIST

Education

2017-2019   MFA of Ceramics, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY.

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

2019-2020 Artist in Resident at the Ceramics Program at Harvard University, Allston, MA.

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

·      2019 Juried National V, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT. Juror Mike Helke.

·      Pitcher Perfect, Good Earth Pottery, Bellingham, Washington. Juror Deborah Schwartzkof.

·      Efflorescence, MFA Thesis Exhibition. Robert C. Turner Gallery, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY.

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

2018   

·      Trestle Draw, NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA. Student-organized, Alfred University 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

2019-Present

  • ·      Instructor for Combined Methods and Introduction to Wheel at Office of the Arts Ceramics Program at Harvard University, Combined Methods and Introduction to Wheel. Allston, MA.

  • ·      Adjunct Professor at Lesley College of Art and Design, Fall Semester Introduction to Wheel. Cambridge, MA.

  • . Adjunct Professor at Massachusetts College of Art (MassArt), Junior Glass and Ceramic Seminar, Fall Semester, Boston, MA.

  • ·      Instructor for multi-level classes at The Clay School, Lynn, MA.

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.