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Sara Truman

4215 NW 32nd Street

Gainesville, Florida 32605

sbtruman@gmail.com

270.996.7789

Education

2009-2012        Master’s of Fine Arts, Ceramics, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

2008-2009        Post-Baccalaureate Studies, Ceramics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1999-2007        Bachelor’s of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Painting, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Academic Appointments

2018-2019        Department Chair, Visual and Performing Arts, Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Florida

2014-present    Ceramics Instructor, Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Florida

2013-2014        Visiting Instructor, Ceramics and Drawing, Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, Florida

2012-2013        Adjunct Instructor, Ceramics and Printmaking, Doane College, Lincoln, Nebraska

2010-2011        Ceramics Instructor, Beginning Ceramics, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

Professional Experience

2016-present    Owner, Studio T/M Pottery and Clay, Gainesville, Florida

2018               Visiting Artist, Demonstration, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida

2016               Studio Assistant, Lisa Naples, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

2014               Visiting Artist, Lecture and Demonstration, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

2012-2013        Resident Artist, The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln Nebraska

2011               Visiting Artist, Lecture and Demonstration, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

2010               Teaching Assistant, Summer Sessions, Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, Asheville, North Carolina

                      Studio Assistant, Jerilyn Virden, Bakersville, North Carolina

                    Studio Assistant, Bandana Pottery, Bandana, North Carolina

Solo Exhibitions

2013            Folsom Gallery, The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, Luminous Harvest

2012            Gallery 130, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, Liminal Space Sara Truman MFA Thesis Exhibition

2011            Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Gallery, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Family Valentine

Juried and Invitational Exhibitions (selected)

2018          Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY, Almighty Cup,juried by DJ Hellerman

                Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, CUP: The Intimate Object XII, invited artist

                Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA, 26th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, juried by Ben Carter

                LBI Foundation for the Arts, Loveladies, NJ, Plates, Platters, Nothing Else Matters, juried by Roberto Lugo

               KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO, KC Teabowl National 2018, juried by Kevin Snipes

               James May Gallery, Algoma, WI, Working Pots III, juried by Liz Pechacek

               Eye of the Dog Art Center, San Marcos, TX, Second Annual Mug Show, juried by Kurt Anderson

               Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC, Wear/Ware, juried by Doug Peltzman

              Threadbare Cider and Mead, Pittsburgh, PA, Palliative Pour, juried by Chris Gustin

              Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Geaux Cups, juried by Andrew Galliat

              Savannah Clay Community, Savannah, GA, SIP, juried by Ben Carter

             Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT, International CUP 2018, juried by Sue Tirrell

             Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Clay as a Canvas, juried by Chandra DeBuse

             Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, On the Rocks, juried by Pete Pinnell

2017      Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs, NY, The Cup, the Mug, juried by Peter Pincus

             District Clay Center, Washington D.C., Beer Drinking Vessel Invitational, juried by Kenyon Hanson

             Flower City Art Center, Rochester, NY, Good Things…, juried by Tim See

             Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, CUP: The Intimate Object XI, invited artist

             Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN, Conductivity, juried by Dick Lehman

             CLAY AKAR, Iowa City, IA, Yunomi Invitational, invited artist

             Savannah Clay Community, Savannah, GA, SIP, juried by Kimberly Riner & Keith Smith

            Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN, Last Call II, juried by Jen Allen

            MWSU Art Gallery, Saint Joseph, MO, Off the Table: Clay for the Wall, juried by Margaret Bohls

            LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE, 40 for 40, invited by Bri Murphy

2016     Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, CUP: The Intimate Object X, invited artist

            CAP Arts, Jacksonville, FL, Narrative Works, Invited by Tiffany Whitfield Leach

2015     Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, CUP: The Intimate Object XI, invited artist

           Centered Earth Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, KC Clay Guild Teabowl 2015 National, juried by Lisa Orr.

           Maverick Potter, Salida, Colorado, Maverick Potter Invitational, invited by Eva Champagne

           4Most Gallery & Studio, Gainesville, Florida, Post Baccs are Back! curated by Cheyenne Chapman Rudolph

           The Morean Arts Center, 7 In 7 Out Invitational, curated by Melissa Yungbluth

2014    Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, CUP: The Intimate Object X, invited artist

           LH Horton, Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA, Visions in Clay, juried by Garth Johnson

2013     The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, Wrappable Holiday Invitational, invited by Susan Stark-Johnson

           The Local, Goshen, Indiana, The Cup: An Interpreted Object, Juror: Dick Lehman, Studio Potter, Elkhart, Indiana

2012    The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, Wrappable Holiday Invitational, invited by Stephanie Leach Vendetti

          The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, Lux Center for the Arts’ Fourth Annual National Juried Cup Show, Juror: Gail Kendall, Professor Emeritus University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska.

          Baltimore Clayworks Main Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, Daily Companions, Jurors:  Linda Christianson, Studio Potter, Minnesota, and John Wilson, Baltimore, Maryland.

          Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 8 Fluid Oz. National Juried Cup Show 2012, Juror: Kristen Kieffer, Studio Potter, Worcester, Massachusetts.

2011    Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio, Starbrick Clay National Cup Show 2011, Juror: Kristen Kieffer, Studio Potter, Worcester, Massachusetts.

           Gallery 130, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, Summer Student Juried Show, Juror: Cliff Tresner, Associate Professor of Art, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana

           The LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska, Lux Center for the Arts’ Third Annual National Juried Cup Show, Juror: Julia Galloway, Department of Art Chair, The University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

Publications

2018     Ceramics Monthly Magazine, February 2019, “Chutes and Ladders”

            Studio Potter, Fall 2018 Issue, Article “Rebuilding a high school ceramics program.”

            Pottery Making Illustrated, May/June 2018 Issue,  Article “Teabowls”

            Ceramics Monthly Magazine, February 2018 Issue, Exposure Section, Image

2017     Conductivity Show Catalog, Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN

            Last Call II Show Catalog, Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN