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Kevin T. Russell
174 Hardman Drive                                                          Email: ktrussell61@hotmail.com
Galloway, Ohio 43119                                                        Web site: kevinrussellclay.com


OBJECTIVE

To obtain a Art Teaching position focusing in three dimensional art while increasing public awareness and enabling
student success of Ceramics, Sculpture, and Drawing.

TEACHING AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Art Teacher, South-Western City Schools, Galloway, Ohio                                         1998-Present

Teach general ceramics, sculpting, drawing, painting, and advanced ceramics grades 9-12.
Teach General Art to behaviorally challenged students in grades K-12.
Responsible for all aspects of firing, glazing and clay formulation.

The Oliver Art Center Workshop, Frankfort MI                                                                   2012                                             
Developed an after school ceramics program for students                                          1997-2012  
Ohio Governors Youth Art Exhibition, student work “Top 300” of state                        1998-201
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National Scholastic Art Awards, student art work                                                2000, 2006- 2009                                               
Central Ohio Scholastic Art Awards, student art work                   1998-2002, 2004, 2006-2009
Feats of Clay Columbus Ohio; student participants                                                      1999-2
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Ohio Capital Conference Art Invitational, Co-Director                                                    2000-2008
Ohio Capital Conference Art Invitational, student participants                                     1998-2012                                   
Ohio Governors Youth Art Exhibition, student work “Top 25” of state                          1998-2004
Feats of Clay Columbus Ohio, Director                                                                 2001, 2009- 201
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Feats of Clay Columbus Ohio, Assistant Director                                                          1999, 2000                                           
Exhibition 2000,
Youth Art Celebrating Peace and Nonviolence For Children, student work                         2000
Throwing Demonstration and Lecture, Upper Arlington, Ohio                                                2000
National Council on Educators on Ceramic Arts, student art work                                        1999                                             
                                                      
Adjunct Professor of Ceramics                                                                                           2001-2003
Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio                                                                

Taught Ceramics to undergraduate students.
Taught; Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Ceramics.
Lectured / Demonstrated Hand Building, Wheel Throwing, and Ceramic Art History.
Responsible for all firing and glaze formulation.
Worked with students to find their “Voice in Clay” of their Ceramic art work.
Helped students to develop careers in teaching, or with placement in graduate programs.


Art Teacher, Dublin City Schools, Dublin, Ohio                                                                1997-1998

Taught drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, and advanced ceramics to students in grades 9-12.

Graduate Lab Technician/ Teaching Assistant in Ceramics                                        1995-1997
Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas

As Head Graduate student supervised two graduate and three undergraduate students.
Designed and built Raku and Wood firing kilns.  
Maintained kilns.
Responsible for clay and glaze formulation.

Substitute Art Teacher, South-Western City Schools, Galloway, Ohio                                  1995                                 

Ceramics Instructor, Art Space, Lima, Ohio                                                                   1994-1995  

Ceramics instructor for adults and children.     

Demonstration Workshop, Harden County Schools, Ada, Ohio                                           1995

Throwing techniques demonstrations.

Undergraduate Lab Technician in Ceramics,                                                                1991-1994                                  
University of Findlay, Findlay Ohio      

Taught Raku workshops.
Taught encounters class for undergraduate students.
Built Raku kiln.
Responsible for clay and formulating glazes.   

TEACHING AWARDS

Teacher of a National Scholastic Gold Recipient                                   2007,2008

Teacher of a National Scholastic Silver Recipient                                            2009

Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition,                                                      
Recognized as a teacher of a “Top 25” student.                           1998,1999,2000
                                                                                            ,2001,2002,2003,2004

EXHIBITIONS SERVED AS JUROR

University of Findlay Undergraduate Art Exhibition, Findlay, Ohio                 1999
Barton County High School Art Show, Barton County, Kansas                      1996

EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS

Arts In The Alley, Grove City -3d 1st place                                                                2010,2011,2012    
2008 Art Educators Art Show                                                                                      2008
Zen Clay Drinking Vessel Invitational, Morgantown, West Virginia                      2006
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio                                           2001 Honorable Mention
Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio                                           2000
Arts in Alley, Grove City, Ohio                                                                                      1999 Second Place
The Twenty Eight Annual Smokey Hill Art Exhibition, Hays KS                            
1997                                                                                    
Twenty-Third Annual Prairie Art Exhibition, McPherson, Kansas                         1997
1997 International Collegiate Ceramic Competition, Santa Anna, CA               1997  Best of Show        
1996 International Orton Cone Box Show, Baldwin City, Kansas                        1996
Twenty-Second Annual Smoky Hill Art Exhibition, Hays, Kansas                        1996
Twenty-Second Annual Prairie Art Exhibition, Hays, Kansas                                1996
1996 San Angelo National Ceramics Competition, San Angelo, Texas            1996
Topeka Competition 20, Topeka, Kansas                                                                1996
Russell’s Original Art Review, Russell, Kansas                                                     1995
Barton County Community College, Barton County, Kansas                               1995
Findlay Art League, Findlay, Ohio                                                                               1994
Arts In The Alley, Grove City, Ohio                                                                               1994
Ohio State Fair, Columbus, Ohio                                                                                1994

EXHIBITION GALLERIES
Clay Space/ Gallery 831    
                                  Solo show 2013                         2012-present
Zanesville Pottery   Zanesville ,Ohio                                                                       2011-Present
Shoe Box Gallery  Columbus ,Ohio                                                                         2009-2010
Copeland Fine Art Gallery, Columbus, Ohio                                                         2004-2009
Show of Hands Galleries, Ohio Designer Craftsmen                                         2001-2003
Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Ohio                        
Hays Art Council, Garden City, Kansas                                                                 1996-1997
Grant Avenue Gallery, Garden City, Kansas                                                         1995-1997
Art Space, Lima, Ohio                                                                                               1995-1997
Fifth Avenue Galleries, Grandview, Ohio                                                               1993-1999
Mill Run Art & Frame, Upper Arlington, Ohio                                                        1994-1995
PM Gallery,  Columbus, Ohio                                                                                  1994-1999

ART FESTIVALS
Kelleys Island Homecoming   Kelleys Island ,Ohio                                            2010 ,2011
Arts In the Alley    Grove City , Ohio                                                                          2010,2011,2012
Art In The Park    Yellow Springs   Ohio                                                                  2010,2011
Zaneville Pottery Festival    Zanesville ,Ohio                                                         2011
London Srawberry Festival   London ,Ohio                                                            2011
Kelleys Island 34th Homecoming                                                                           2009
MidSummer’s Fair, Marion, Ohio                                                                             2001
MidSummer’s Fair, Marion, Ohio                                                                             2000
Findlay Arts Festival, Findlay, Ohio                                                                          1999
Grandview Arts Festival, Grandview, Ohio                                                             1999
MidSummer’s Fair, Marion, Ohio                                                                             1999
Folk Art Celebration, Westerville, Ohio                                                                   1999
Findlay Arts Festival, Findlay, Ohio                                                                          1998
Grandview Arts Festival, Grandview, Ohio                                                             1998
Hilliard Arts Festival, Hilliard, Ohio                                                                          1998
Bexley Arts Festival, Bexley, Ohio                                                                             1998
Dublin Arts Festival, Dublin, Ohio                                                                            1994
Findlay Arts Festival, Findlay, Ohio                                                                          1994
Islandfest, Kelly’s Island, Ohio                                                                                 1994
Lancaster Arts Festival, Lancaster, Ohio                                                                1994

CONFERENCES                

Ben McDonald, Columbus, Ohio                                                                             1999
Yoshiro Ikeda, Garden City, Kansas                                                                       1997
Tom Coleman, Liberal, Kansas                                                                              1997
Michael Smith, Hays, Kansas                                                                                  1997
Adrian Arleo, Hays, Kansas                                                                                      1997
Clay As Art/Wood Firing Conference, Flagstaff, Arizona  
Assistant for Jim Leedy for conference                                                                  1996
Pete Pinnel, Hays, Kansas                                                                                       1996
Paul Soldner, Barton, Kansas                                                                                  1996
Jim Leedy, Barton, Kansas                                                                                       1996
Rudy Autio, Columbia, Missouri                                                                               1995

PUBLICATIONS , ART IN PRINT, and VIDEO

Channel 6 and fox Morning program  Interview  Featured Art Work                                2009
This Week Paper-National Student Award, Columbus, Ohio                                          2009
This Week Paper-National Student Award, Columbus, Ohio                                          2008
-Interview
Westside Messenger- Feats Of Clay Columbus Ohio, Columbus, Ohio                      2003
-Interview                                            
Columbus Dispatch- 2001 Ohio State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Columbus, Ohio      2001
-Art Work Photograph
This Week- Lazy Daze Arts Festival, Grandview, Ohio                                                      1999
-Interview
International Collegiate Ceramics Competition, Santa Anna, CA                        1997-1998
-Promotional Poster
Master of Fine Arts Publication, Fort Hays State University, Fort Hays, Kansas          1997
-Altered States M.F.A. Publication/Catalog
Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas                          1996-1997    
-Promotional Poster
Undergraduate Senior Exhibit University of Findlay, Findlay Ohio                                  1994
-Catalog/Promotional Poster


EDUCATION

Columbus College of Art and Design -Continuing Education
Summer 2011, Summer 2009, Fall 2009

The Ohio State University- Continuing Education
Summer 2013,Fall 2000, Fall 2001, Spring 2001, Fall 2005, Fall 2006 ,Fall 2007

Fort Hays State University- M.F.A., Ceramics
1995-1997

University of Findlay -B.A., Art Education
1990-1995
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