bridget koonce

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Education

2011-   Alfred University (AU), MFA Sculpture, May 2013: Alfred, NY
2013

2002-   Wichita State University (WSU), BFA Ceramics: Wichita, KS
2009

Exhibitions

2015    Upcoming//Catalyst: A Lasting Impression, Lore Degenstein Gallery: Selinsgrove, Pa

2014    Narrative Rewritten: West Texas View, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA)
               (solo exhibition): Lubbock, TX

2013    Precious Remnants, Turner Gallery (solo exhibition): Alfred, NY
            Electric Unicorn Loveland, LHUCA warehouse: Lubbock, TX

2011    Transitions: 2nd day day, Turner Gallery, Alfred University: Alfred, NY
           Cozy Spur, Naked City Gallery (two person exhibition with Erin Raux): Wichita, KS

2009    Topeka Competition 29, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery (Juror: Joyce Jablonski): Topeka, KS
           Art AID 16, Cotillion Ballroom (Benefit Auction): Wichita, KS 
           All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Eat, Heterotopia: Wichita, KS
           6 Man Gunfight, WSU Shift Space: Wichita, KS
           NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, NCECA 43rd annual conference: Phoenix, AZ
           Run A Way, WSU Shift Space (Fundraiser for WSU Shift Space): Wichita, KS

2008    Locution, WSU Shift Space: Wichita, KS
            Flicker, WSU Shift Space: Wichita, KS

2007    Participants, WSU Shift Space: Wichita, KS
           Run A Way, WSU Shift Space (Fundraiser for WSU Shift Space): Wichita, KS
           Art AID 14, Cotillion Ballroom (Benefit Auction): Wichita, KS
           Identity, Temporary Agency Collective, N. Washington Gallery: Wichita, KS
           Restrained Configuration, Rhatigan Student Center Gallery (solo exhibition): Wichita, KS

2006    Art AID 13, Cotillion Ballroom (Benefit Auction): Wichita, KS

Professional Experience

2012    Instructor of Record, Liberal Arts Sculpture, Alfred University: Alfred, NY 
           Teaching Assistant, Alli Hoag, Intro to Glass, Alfred University: Alfred, NY

2011    Teaching Assistant, Brett Hunter and Michelle Illuminato, Freshman Foundations,
               Alfred University:Alfred, NY
           Teaching Assistant, Diane Cox, Beginning Sculpture, Alfred University: Alfred, NY

2008-   Instructor, Derby Recreation Commission: Derby, KS
2011

2007-   Member, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
2011

2007-   Gallery Assistant, WSU Shift Space: Wichita, KS
2009

2006-   Instructor, Mold it Bold, Girl Scouts of America: Wichita, KS
2009                (Teaching basic ceramic skills to young Girl Scouts for clay badge)

2007-   President, Wichita State University Ceramics Guild: Wichita, KS
2008

2004-   Guild Member, Wichita State University Ceramics Guild: Wichita, KS
2009

2005-   Treasurer, Wichita State University Ceramics Guild: Wichita, KS
2007

2007    Lawrence Art Center Symposium, Assistant to Janis Mars Wunderlich, Michaelene Walsh,
           and John Balistreri: Lawrence, KS

Awards and Honors

2008    First Prize for Art, Mikrokosmos, Pg. 48: Wichita, KS
           Dean’s Honor Roll, spring, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Marjorie Lois Graham Scholarship, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Work Exchange Scholarship, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

2007    Dean’s Honor Roll, fall, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Marjorie Lois Graham Scholarship, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Anderson Ranch Scholarship, Wichita State University and Anderson Ranch Art Center joint scholarship

2006    Miller Trust Scholarship, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           James and Catherine Buck Charitable Trust Scholarship, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Dean’s Honor Roll, spring, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS
           Dean’s Honor Roll, fall, Wichita State University: Wichita, KS

Conferences/Workshops Attended

2009    National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Conference: Phoenix, AZ

2008    Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Summer Session of invited Artists: Newcastle, ME
           National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Conference: Pittsburg, PA

2007    Anderson Ranch Art Center, Summer Workshop with Virginia Scotchie and Chin Yuan
               Chang:  Snowmass Village, CO
           National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Conference: Louisville, KY
           National Juried Ceramics Exhibition and Symposium, Lawrence Art Center: Lawrence, KS

Bibliography

2014    Glasstire, Texas visual art: http://glasstire.com/
           http://glasstire.com/2014/09/27/a-recent-snapshot-of-lhuca-in-lubbock/

2011    Naked City, Wichita art magazine, Volume IV: Issue V, May 2011, Pg. 10-11: Wichita, KS

2008    Mikrokosmos, a literary journal for students, faculty, and staff of Wichita State
           University, Volume 54, Royce Smith review Pg. 85-86: Wichita, KS