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212 7th Ave NW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314

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Jeffrey Harris

Education: Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, May 2010

Study Abroad: Rome from Caesar to Mussolini in Rome, Italy, March 2009

 

Artist in Residence. The Ceramics Center

Cedar Rapids, IA, January 2010 - August 2012

• Teach classes and workshops for 8-15 students.

• Assist with loading, firing, and unloading of kilns.

• Upkeep of studio including mixing glazes and clay, cleaning and organizing studio space, keeping office hours, etc.

 

AmeriCorps. United Action for Youth

Iowa City, IA, September 2012 - August 2013

• Plan, prepare, and organize weekly art workshops in schools around the city.

• Teach students according to my own curriculum, using artwork created by me.

• Lead daily hangout sessions with youth at the youth center by overseeing art workshops, keeping youth orderly, and planning activities.

 

Gallery Hand. Cornell College Luce Gallery

Mount Vernon, IA, September 2007 - May 2010

• Maintain lighting equipment for the gallery.

• Light the gallery for every incoming show.

• Help Gallery Director with general upkeep, hanging exhibits, advertising for exhibits, etc.

 

Art Solo Exhibitions:

• Senior Thesis: Home Sweet Home, Luce Gallery, May 2010.

 

Group Exhibitions:

• Group Exhibit, Gallery Off First, January – May 2011

• Doug Hanson Legacy Show, Luce Gallery, September 18 – October 21,

2011.

• Resident Exhibition, Iowa Clay Conference, September 2011

• Resident Exhibition, Iowa Clay Conference, September 2013

 

Permanent Collections:

• Untitled, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, 2011

 

Articles:

• The Daily Palette (dp.uiowa.edu)

• Brick by Brick: Building a Catenary Arch

(http://symposium.cornellcollege.edu/2010/04/08/brick-by-brick-building-acatenary-

arch/)

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Dinnerware for Cobble Hill Restaurant, Cedar Rapids

  • Dinnerware for P's Pizza, Le Mars, Iowa