ALEX ZABLOCKI

alexmzablocki@gmail.com

www.alexmzablocki.com


Educational History

2015- 2017  Master of Fine Arts - The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

2011-2012  Post-Baccalaureate Program in Ceramic Arts - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO.

2010-2011  Post-Baccalaureate Program in Ceramic Arts - University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE.

2004-2008  Bachelor of Fine Arts - Finlandia University International School of Art and Design, Hancock, MI.

2006-2007 International Exchange Program - Kuopio Academy of Design Akatemia, Kuopio, Finland.


Teaching and Experience

2018  Visiting Artist, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO

Ceramic Instructor - Intermediate wheel and hand building, Fort Collins Pottery Studio, Fort Collins, CO. 

2017  Workshop Instructor - Thrown and altered, Smokestack Pottery, Fort Collins, CO.

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Junior Pottery ll, The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

2016 Kiln Facilities Coordinator - The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Hybrid Vessel, The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred   University, Alfred, NY.

          Workshop Leader - Soda Firing, Smokestack Pottery, Fort Collins, CO.

          Artist Assistant - Kang-Hyo Lee, Alfred Ceramics Summer School Program, Alfred, NY

2015 Graduate Teaching Assistant - Intro to the Wheel, The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

2009 Studio Technician - Quandary Antiques Cabin, Breckenridge, CO.

          Studio Technician, Colorado Mountain College, Breckenridge, CO.


Artist in Residence

2013 Artist in Residence Program - Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.

2012-2015 Resident Artist - Smokestack Pottery, Fort Collins, CO.


Scholarships

2013  Full Scholarship to the Anderson Ranch Art Center summer workshop program - Snowmass, CO.

2009 Bob and Peggy Culbertson Full Scholarship to Penland School of Crafts - Penland, NC.


Awards

2013   Best Bowl Set - Juried Exhibition, Battle of the Bowls, The Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA.

2011   Honorable mention - 3rd Annual National Juried Cup Show, The Lux Center, Lincoln, NE.

2009 Up and coming artist award - Art for All, Iron Mountain, MI.


Group Exhibitions

 

2018  Pocosin Arts Spring Invitational, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC.

         Contemporary Clay 2018, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO.  

         Stratum, Cross Mackenzie Gallery, Washington D.C.

         Trestle Draw: An Alfred Ceramics Graduate Survey, NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA.

         Stain, Red Lodge Clay Center, Curated by Matt Kelleher, Red Lodge, MT.

2017  Red Lodge Clay Center Juried National 4 – Juried by Sunshine Cobb, Red Lodge, MT

2016  Sheng a group Exhibition of Vessels - CC Gallery, New City Taipei, Taiwan.

2015   Cups - The Bean Cycle, Fort Collins, CO.

2014  Bray Beyond the Brickyard - Juried Exhibition, Juried by Tony Marsh, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT.

2013  Witchcraft - Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO.

         5th Annual National Juried Cup Show - Juried by Eddie Dominguez, The Lux Center, Lincoln, NE.

Battle of the Bowls - Juried by Mike Jabbur, The Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA.

“Drink This!” -  Juried by Linda Arbuckle, The Workhouse International                                           Ceramic Cup Show , WAC Lorton, VA.

2011  3rd Annual National Juried Cup Show - Juried by Julia Galloway, The Lux Center, Lincoln, NE.

The Ink Spot - Parish Studios, Lincoln, NE.

2009 Alumni Exhibit - Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, MI.

2008  BFA Thesis Show - Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, MI.

2007  Student Exhibition , Taitemia Gallery, Kuopio, Finland.


Solo Exhibitions

2017  Alchemy Juice - Turner Gallery, The New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2010  Objects of Use - Breckenridge Theater Gallery Breckenridge, CO.


Collections

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum ACAM. Alfred, NY

John & Andrea Gill Private Collection. Alfred, NY

Robert L. Pfannebecker Private Collection. Lancaster, PA