Wichita, KS  trisha.coates@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

 

2015 Masters of Fine Arts: Ceramics, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

2005 BFA Studio Art: Ceramics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020

Salina Biennial, Salina Art Center, Salina KS (1st place)

2019

"Faculty Biennial." E.B. White Gallery, Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS

"Form-Fire-Flux," Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS

"The New Cool," Mark Arts, Wichita, KS

"Clay Currents Invitational," Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

2018

“Stilled Life,” Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS (solo exhibition)

"The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational 2018," Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS

“Affair,” Fiber Studio, Wichita KS

“All,” Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY (two person exhibition with Novie Trump)

2017

"The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational," Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS

"386,552: Art for Wichita," Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

"Faculty Biennial," E.B. White Gallery, Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS

2016

"The Art of Stalling Time," Riney Gallery at Friends University, Wichita, KS"

"Empty Bowls Invitational," Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS, (3rd Place, Juror: Amy Santoferraro)

"Trisha Coates and Cal Shi," Harvester Arts, Wichita, KS (Invited Response Artist)

"Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change. The 2016 NCECA Invitational," The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

"Form-Fire-Flux," Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS

"Fabricated," Erman B. White Gallery, El Dorado, KS

 

2015

"Arts Council Annual Juried Show," (Best in Show) City Arts, Wichita, KS

"The Marge Brown Kolodner Graduate Student Exhibition," The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

"We're Not in Kansas Anymore," Arts Council of Southwest Indiana, Evansville, IL 

"The Impermenance of Memory," Reuben Saunders Gallery (solo exhibition), Wichita, KS

“Ulrich Underground: MFA Thesis Exhibition,” Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

“Memento Memori: MFA Thesis Exhibition,” (solo exhibition), WSU Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita, KS

“2015 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition,” Rhode Island School of Art and Design, Providence, RI

 

2014

“Empty Bowls”, Cadman Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, Best of Show-Student, Juror: Steven Young Lee

“Expo: 2014 Graduate Student Exhibition,” ProjectSpace, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

“Monument to Memory,” (solo exhibition), ProjectSpace, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

“2014 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition,” Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

“4th Biennial Central Time Ceramics,” Bradley University, Peoria, IL

 

2013

"Form and Function," Karg Art Glass, Kechi, KS

“Moving Fingers,” WSU Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

“Exposure 2013,” Rhatigan Student Center Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

“A Common Goal 2,” Fiber Studio, Wichita, KS

 

2012

"Lives Transformed: A Celebration of Marvin Sweet and his Students," Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA

“Negotiating Body and Space,” WSU Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, Juror: Joseph Keehn, Curator of Public Programs, Salina Arts Cente

 

2011

“ReView: Recent Work by UNH Alumni,” University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH, Juror: Gary Haven Smith 

 

2010

“It’s the Real Thing,” Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, MA

“Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture: A National Juried Show,” Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT, Juror: Lisa Wilkow

 

2006

“The 16thSan Angelo National Ceramic Competition,” San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

“The Yixing Effect: Echoes of the Chinese Scholar,” Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

 

2005

“Unearth/Emerge: Works by New Hampshire’s Rising Potters,” Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH Juror: Gerry Williams 

“East to West,” Artstream Gallery, Rochester, NH

“NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition,” The Fox Gallery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

“BFA Student Exhibition,” University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, NH

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2016-          Instructor, Butler Community College, El Dorado, KS  

 

2013-2015  Instructor, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2012-2013  Graduate Teaching Assistant, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2010-2012   Instructor, Sanctuary Arts, Eliot ME

 

2010-2011   Instructor, Exeter Center for the Creative Arts, Exeter, NH


GRANTS/AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2014

Ester V and Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University

First Place: Color Film, Black and White Film, “Exposure 2014,” Juried Photography Exhibit, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2013

Best Poster Presentation College of Fine Arts, Graduate Research and Scholarly Project Symposium, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Ester V and Clayton H Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Second Place: Black and White Film, “Exposure 2013,” Juried Photography Exhibit, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2012

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Ester V and Clayton H Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2011

Individual Artist Grant, New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, Concord, NH

 

2006

Dolan Tools Award for Excellence, NCECA Regional Juried Student Exhibition, The Fox Gallery, The University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

 

2005

Ceramics Fellowship, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS/RESIDENCIES

2019 

Clay Currents (panel discussion with Ted Adler and Pattie Chalmers), Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

2018

Visiting Artist, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2017

Invited Guest Artist, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

Art Chatter, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

2015

Artist Lecture, Senior Wednesday, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

 

2014

“Revealing the Changing Trends of Intimacy and Consumption Through the Visual Language of the Contemporary Still Life,” Graduate Research and Scholarly Project Symposium 2014, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS.

 

2013

“Reproducing Produce: Food in Age of Mechanical/Digital Reproduction," Graduate Research and Scholarly Project Symposium 2013, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

 

2011

Gallery Talk, ArtBreak, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

McKenzie, Heidi, "Unconventional Clay," Ceramics Monthly, November 2016.

McKenzie, Heidi. "2015 National Student Juried Exhibition." Ceramics Monthly. September 2015.

Howe, Liz. “2014 National Student Juried Exhibition.” Ceramics Monthly. September 2014.

Sweet, Marvin. The Yixing Effect: Echoes of the Chinese Scholar. Foreign Language Press: Beijing, China. 2006.