CHUCK OWENS

chuckowensrco@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

2005 Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics

Thesis Advisor, John Balistreri

2003 Northern Arizona University (NAU), Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013-present Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Art Department, California State University, Sacramento

2014 Guest Lecturer, Ceramics, Art Department, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

2010-2014 Lead Production Artist/ Art Instructor, Southside Art Center, Auburn, CA

2008-2009 Production Coordinator/ Art Insrtuctor, Panama Pottery, Sacramento, CA

2007-2008 Lead Ceramic Artist, Southside Arts Center, Sacramento, CA

2007 Artist Residency Institute, Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, CA

2005-2006 Art Instructor, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR

2004-2005 Teaching Assistant/Instructor of Record, Bowling Green State University

2003-2004 Technical Assistant, Ceramics Dept., Bowling Green State University

AWARDS

2009 AFTOSA Award, California Clay Competition, Davis, CA

2005 Mayor's Choice Award, Mayor's Art Show, Eugene, OR

2005 Graduate Assistantship and Tuition Waiver, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

2004 Graduate Assistantship and Tuition Waiver, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH

2003 Award of Merit, Arizona Sculpture Competition

2003 KBH Merit Award, NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition

2002 Best of Show-Ceramics, Student Juried Exhibition, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ

2002 Don Bendel Ceramic Art Scholarship

2001 Best of Show-Ceramics, Student Juried Exhibition, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ

2000 Richard E. Beasley Memorial Scholarship

1999 Don Bendel Ceramic Art Scholarship

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2014 Intersections, Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA

2009 California Clay Competition, Davis, CA, juror Cathie Duniway

2008 Sculpture Competition, Panama Pottery, Sacramento, CA

2007 A Tension, The Vox, Sacramento, CA

2007 Transition, Panama Pottery, Sacramento, CA

2007 California Clay Competition, The Artery, Davis, CA, juror: James Melchert

2005 Good Bird/Bad Bird, Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery, Portland, OR

2005 Mayor's Art Show, Jacobs Gallery, Eugene, OR

2005 Matter of Spirit, MFA Exhibition, Uber-Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH

2005 Exchange: Ohio University Regional Ceramics Show, Athens, OH

2003 International Tea Cup Invitational, NAU, Flagstaff, AZ

2003 Arizona Student Sculpture Competition, Spanish Village Sculpture Garden,

Carefree, AZ

2003 NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, Flor y Canto and Everett G. Jackson

Galleries, San Diego, CA, jurors: Gina Bobrowski and Peter Pinnell

2003 NAU Student/Faculty Exhibition, Studio G, San Diego, CA

2002 Mixed Up Through Me, BFA Exhibition, Beasley Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ

2002 Bendel and Friends, Leedy Volkous Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2001 Out of the Fire, Kreft Center for the Arts-Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI