Jane Dillon

ceramics, textiles, drawing

Jane Dillon

email: janedillonceramics@gmail.com website: https://janedillonart.com

Curriculum Vitae 2019

Education

MAT Teaching + Learning in Art + Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

MFA University of Colorado, Boulder: Ceramics

BFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence: Ceramics

Teaching Experience

2017-2019

Instructor, Wheel Throwing and Clay+Glaze Calculation, The Steel Yard, Providence

2018-2019

Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Rhode Island College, Providence

2017-2018

Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

2016

Teacher of Record, Nowell Leadership Academy, Providence, RI

2013-2016

Program Director, Mobile Studio, RiverzEdge Arts, Woonsocket, Rhode Island

2012-2013

Long Term Substitute Teacher, Providence and Tiverton Public Schools, RI

2005-2011

Assistant Professor, Ceramics + Art Survey, Salve Regina University, Newport

2009

Adjunct Instructor, Ceramics, Rhode Island College, Providence

2005-2006

Adjunct Instructor, Community College of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College

2000-2005

Assistant Professor of Ceramics and Design & Department Head of Ceramics, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley

1990

Fall Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

1990 Spring

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

1987-1990

Assistant Professor and Department Head, Ceramics, Tennessee Technological University, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee

1984-1994

Public Relations + Advertising; Ceramics, Painting,and Children’s Programs Assistant, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

Areas of Specialization

Teaching and curriculum development in the visual arts

Cross-cultural approaches to teaching ceramics, art history, design, and multimedia arts

New ceramics facility design, operation, and safety

Hands-on and digital teaching and learning in ceramics, art history, design, and multimedia arts

Digital documentation and design of portfolios, PR materials, and visual arts programs

Leadership, management, and fundraising for non-profit educational programs in the visual arts

Community Service

2016-18

Ceramics Program Fellow, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI

Volunteer, The Steel Yard, Providence, RI

2009

Volunteer Instructor, North American Family Institute, Alternatives High School In-Patient Program, Butler Hospital, Providence

2007-2008

Member, Alumni Board, Lincoln School, Providence

2007

Workshop Presenter, International Women’s Day Conference, Lincoln School, Providence

2006-2007

Food Bank Volunteer, First Unitarian Church, Providence

Exhibitions-Juried

2017-2019

Shows + Sales at Nicholson File Studios, Providence, RI

2017-2018

Shows + Sales at The Steel Yard: Iron Pour, Fire Camp, Summer and Holiday Sales

“SAMFest at the Slater Mill” Pawtucket, RI

“Vessel Variations” Peekskill Clay Studios, Peekskill, NY

2016

"RISD Holiday Art Sale" Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence

"Winter Marketplace at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum" Bristol, RI

2015

"Modern Heirlooms" Machines with Magnets Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

2013

“The State of the Arts in Rhode Island” University of Rhode Island Feinstein Gallery, Providence Campus

2012

"Creative Feminism" University of Rhode Island Feinstein Gallery, Providence Campus

2007-2011

"The State of the Arts in Rhode Island" URI Feinstein Gallery, Providence Campus

2009

“Living Fully” URI Feinstein Gallery, Providence Campus

2008

“Yunomi” AKAR Gallery, gallery@akardesign.com, Iowa City, Iowa

Recognition Award: “Earthworks” South County Art Association Gallery, Kingston, RI

2007

“Forms and Shapes Inspired by Architecture” AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

Recognition Award: “Earthworks” South County Art Association Gallery, Kingston, RI 2005

Invitational: “25th Anniversary Exhibition” Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee

Invitational: “Cups, Cups, Cups” Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“Family Matters” Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

2005

Invitational: “Sub Zero” Redbrick Art Center, Beverly, Massachusetts 2004

Invitational: “re:Invented: Contemporary American Ceramics” Sangre de Christo Arts Center, Pueblo, Colorado

2003

Invitational: “Women in Clay: Pots for Daily Use” Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, Asheville, North Carolina

Invitational: “For the House and Garden” Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan 2002

Invitational: “NCECA Benefit Auction” Kansas City, Missouri

Invitational: “A Hands-On Affair” Baltimore Clayworks Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

Invitational: “The Feast” Mendocino Arts Center Gallery, Mendocino, California

Invitational: “The Cup” Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, Oregon

Invitational: “Extemporaneous” Extemporaneous Gallery, Boulder, Colorado 2001

Solo Exhibition: “Parturition” Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, Oregon

“Centennial Arts and Crafts Exhibition” Providence Art Club, Providence, Rhode Island

“Pots, Presented” Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

“Le Grand Buffet” The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“For the House and Garden” Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

“Colorado Women in Clay” Artists on Santa Fe Studio and Gallery, Denver Colorado

Professional Development Activities

2010

Project Grant recipient, VSA Arts of RI, North American Family Institute, Alternatives High School In-Patient Program, Butler Hospital, Providence

2009

Certificate of Completion, State of RI Teacher Assistant Program, Community College of RI

2008

Certificate of Completion, Expressive Arts Institute, Salve Regina University

2004

Textbook Reviewer: Art Fundamentals, Wadsworth Publishing, Ft. Worth, Texas

Instructor: “Spin, Stack, Press, Paint, Fire!” Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, California

2003

Juror, Wyoming Council on the Arts Grant Competition, Cheyenne, Wyoming

Juror, Utah Arts Council Grants in the Applied Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah

Instructor: “Mountain Ocean Tea Party” Donkey Mill Arts Center, Holualoa, Hawaii

2001

Juror: "Dairy Center for the Arts 2001 Exhibition Competition", Boulder, Colorado

Visiting Artist: Ceramic Department, University of Colorado, Boulder

Panelist: “The Arts in Service to Humanity: Multiculturalism in Art” Annual Symposium on the Humanities, University of Colorado, Boulder

Invited Artist: RISD Ceramics Summer Session, Providence, Rhode Island

Textbook Reviewer: Hands in Clay, 5th Edition, Charlotte Speight and John Toki, McGraw-Hill, NY

Instructor: “Up the Stage Lights! Pots in Sets” Sierra Nevada College, Nevada

Instructor: “Serve a Painting for Supper!” Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, California

2000

Visiting Lecturer: Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, Oregon

Visiting Lecturer: Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming

Instructor: “Parts into Pots” Mendocino Arts Center, Mendocino, California

Visiting Artist: Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming

Visiting Artist: Ceramic Department, University of Colorado, Boulder

Collections

The Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland, New Zealand

Arrowmont School of Art, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

University of Tennessee Art Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee

University of Northern Colorado Collections