Resume

Education

2010 Masters of Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2007 Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2004 Bachelors of Fine Art, Summa Cum Laude, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2001 Associates of Arts, High Honors, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, FL


Awards & Honors

2013 Crystal Apple Award Nominee, Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce

2012 Teacher of the Quarter, New Smyrna Beach High School

2011 Teacher of the Quarter, New Smyrna Beach High School

2010 Teacher of the Quarter, New Smyrna Beach High School

2010 Gulnar Bosch Travel Award, Southeast College Art Association

2008-10 The University of the Arts Graduate Award

2004 University of South Florida Talent Grant


Selected Exhibitions 

2013 Ring Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL (gallery representation 2011-2013)

2012 Florida Art Educators Association Virtual Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL

Volusia Art Educators Exhibition, ArtHaus, Port Orange, FL

Teachers Hang it Up! Peabody Auditorium’s Rose Room Gallery, Daytona Beach, FL

(Solo Exhibition) Christine Colby, Ormond Beach Regional Library, Ormond Beach, FL

SPEED, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL

Mind’s Eye, James Harper Fine Art & Art Affair Gallery, Ormond Beach & Sanford, FL

2011 Florida Art Educators Association Virtual Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL

Surf’s Up, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL

Florida’s Finest, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

Recurring Currents, 102 Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2010 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

It’s Complicated, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Show, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2009 (Two Person Exhibition) Specimen or Souvenir, Atlantic Center for the Arts Harris House Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Blow Up: National Juried Graduate Ceramics Exhibition, ShiftSpace Gallery at Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

College Clay Collective, Genesee Center for the Arts, Rochester, NY

2008 Quintessential, ArtHaus, Port Orange, FL

Works in Progress, University of the Arts’ Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Surf’s Up VI, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL

2007 8X8, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 Pretty in Porcelain II, Gallery 1010, Knoxville, TN

Volusia County Art Educators Exhibit, Art League of Daytona Beach, FL

2005 Vessels: Celebrating the Use of Containers as Subjects in Art, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL

2004 (Solo Exhibition) Confection Perfection Collection, BFA Thesis Show, Lemon Gallery & Studios, Tampa, FL

Group BFA Exhibitions: part 2, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2003 Milagro, Gala Corina, Tampa, FL

This is Ceramics?  Yes, it is, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

Va-va-voom, Covivant Gallery, Tampa, FL

2002 Surf's Up IV, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, FL

26th Annual Juried USF Student Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL


Bibliography

Arbuckle, Linda. 500 Plates and Platters. Asheville: Lark Publishers.

Bobbitt, Marcia.  “Art teacher is still a student, too.” The Daytona Beach News-Journal 15  November 2009: 1N,3N.

“Exhibitions: The Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition.” Ceramics Monthly Oct  2010: 18.

Groom, Kelle. “Three New Exhibitions Open at ACA.” The Observer 3 September 2009: 8.

Mackey, Maureen. Experience Clay (Second Edition). Worcester: Davis Publications.

“Volusia teachers ‘Hang it Up’ at Peabody.” Hometown News 13 July 2012: B1-B2.

“Volusia teachers ‘Hang it Up’ at Peabody.” The Daytona Beach News News-Journal 19 July 2012: 8C.

Webb, Terri.  “Hidden Treasures.”  Island Life November/December 2009: 39-47.

Williams, Arthur. Beginning Sculpture (Second Edition). Worcester: Davis Publications. (publication date 2014)


Professional Experience

2010 Gone but Not Forgotten, Panel Discussion, Southeastern College Art Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University

2008 Judge, Florida Future Educators Association Annual Conference, Volusia County Chapter, Port Orange, FL

2006 Judge, Art in the Park, Casements, Ormond Beach, FL

2004 Curator, Pretty in Porcelain, Centre Gallery, Tampa, FL

Curator, Inaugural Invitational, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL



Employment

2012-13 School Board of Miami-Dade County, Test Item Writer. Grant-funded position (as part of the Race to the Top Initiative) for “Hard to Measure” subject areas’ End of Course Exams

2005-present School of Visual and Performing Arts, New Smyrna Beach High School, New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Ceramics, Sculpture, Advanced Placement 3/D Studio Art

© Christine Colby 2014