Ben Jordan                                                                           

100 Elk Springs Rd.

Belgrade MT 59714

(928)-607-4903

benjordanceramics@gmail.com

 

Education                                                                                                  ­­­    

 

2016     Masters of Fine Art, Virginia Commonwealth University

2013     Bachelors of Fine Art, Ceramics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

2013     Sculpture Certificate, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

2013     Bachelors of Science, Sociology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

 

Work & Related Professional Experience

 

2017     Artist in Residence, Cub Creek, Appomattox, VA

2017     Juror, Wilmington Arts Council Juried Exhibition. Wilmington, NC

2017     Juror, Dare County 39th Frank Stick Memorial Art Exhibit, Manteo, NC

2016     Mold making workshop, Clay Works Studio, Edmonton, Canada

2016     Artist in Residence, Pocosin Arts, Columbia North Carolina

2016     Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Virginia Commonwealth University.

2015     Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Virginia Commonwealth University.

2015     Graduate Teaching assistant, Blair Clemo, VCU

2015     Graduate Teaching assistant, Andrea Keys Connell , VCU

2014     Artist in Residence, The Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge MT.

2011     Studio Assistant Hanneke’s Ceramics, Groningen, Netherlands

 

Exhibitions                                                                                                    

 

2017     Objective Clay, NCECA "Sneak Peak" Exhibition, Portland, Oregon.

2017     The Archie Bray, Beyond The Brickyard Exhibition, Helena, Montana.

2016     Craft Forms 2016 Wayne Art Center, Wayne Pennsylvania. Honorable Mention

2016     Southern Miss Ceramics National, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Second Place Award.

2014     NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Post-Baccalaureate, Milwaukee Inst. of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

2014     International Cup Juried Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT

2014     Artists Invite Artists Exhibition, Coconino Center for The Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2013     NCECA Exhibition, Earth Moves, Shifts in Ceramic Arts and Design. Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO

2013     Its Elemental Juried Multi-Media Exhibition, Best in Show: Mixed Media, Coconino Center for The Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2013     Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Beasley Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ

2012     Its Elemental Juried Multi-Media Exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2011     Second Biennial Juried Ceramics Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

2011     Beasley Art Gallery Juried Student Exhibition, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

 

Bibliography

 

2013     Kristen Beub, “Earth Moves, Shifts in Ceramic Art and Design. NCECA.  Pgs. 48,89.

2013     Muller, S “Forged, Fused, Whittled, Cut.” Flagstaff Live November Vol. 19 issue 48: pgs. 14,15.

2013     Muller, S “NAU Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibit Makes Lasting Impression," Arizona Daily Sun. April 21, 2013. Pgs. 12,13.

2012     Claire Rose, “Before The Form.” The Noise. December 2012. Vol. 139. Pgs. 17,18.

 

Awards                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

2017     “Honorable Mention” Craft Forms 2016 Wayne Art Center, Wayne Pennsylvania.

2016     “Second Place” Southern Miss Ceramics National, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

2014     “Emerging Artist” 2014 Viola Award Winner, Flagstaff, AZ

2013     “Best in Show: Mixed Media” It’s Elemental Juried Exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2012      Dick Beasley Memorial Scholarship, Northern Arizona University

2011       Harold And Marion Elliot scholarship for Art Education Northern Arizona University