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Sharon McCoy

350 Dennis St.  Monte Vista, CO  81144 (719) 850-5806

 sharonmccoyarts@yahoo.com/ www.sharonmccoyarts.com

Education

                         

Master of Fine Arts (Ceramics) / Fort Hays State University / Hays, KS  / 2014

Master of Arts (Mixed-Media Sculpture) / Adams State University / Alamosa, CO / 2002        

Alternative Teaching Certification / BOCES / Alamosa, CO / 2001    

Bachelor of Arts(Art), (Summa Cum Laude) Adams State University / Alamosa, CO / Emphasis: Ceramics and Printmaking / Focus: Art History / 1997

Employment History

                                                         

Adjunct Professor / Art History / Adams State University / Alamosa, CO - 2019

Adjunct Professor / Ceramics / Adams State University / Alamosa, CO - 2015

Art Educator / Sargent High and Middle School / Monte Vista, CO / 2010

Coffee House and Gallery Owner / Muddpuppy’s Coffeehouse / Monte Vista, CO / Owned, ran and operated coffeehouse, gift store, gallery and book store / 2004 - 2006

Sargent Elementary School / Monte Vista, CO / Initiated and designed elementary art program / 2003 - 2004 

Adjunct Professor / Art Appreciation / Adams State University / Alamosa, CO - 2003

Art Educator / Sargent High and Middle School / Monte Vista, CO / 2000 - 2002

Workshops Given

                                              

“Volumetric Forms in Clay” / Colorado Art Teachers Association / Breckenridge, CO / Masters Class / Workshop Presenter / 2011 - 2013 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017

“Whimsical Teapot Workshop” / Southern Arizona Ceramic Association / Tucson, AZ / Workshop Presenter / 2013

“Whimsical Teapot Workshop” / Pinion Hill Gallery / La Veta, CO / Workshop Presenter / 2011 - 2012 - 2013

“Volumetric Forms in Clay-Teapots” / Colorado Art Teachers Association / Breckenridge, CO /  Workshop Presenter / 2010 

Solo Exhibitions

                                      

Featured Artist: New Works by Sharon McCoy” / Firedworks Gallery / Alamosa, CO / 2018 - 2019

Featured Artist: New Works by Sharon McCoy” / La Veta Gallery on Main / La Veta, CO / 2015

Propel, New Works Sharon McCoy” / Cloyde Snook Gallery / Adams State University / Alamosa / CO  / 2015 

Featured Artist: Propelled Sharon McCoy” / Strecker-Nelson Gallery / Manhattan, KS / 2014

Propelleré Sharon McCoy MFA Thesis Exhibition” / Moss-Thorns Gallery / Fort Hays State University / Hays, KS / 2014

Adjunct Professor / Ceramics / Adams State University / Alamosa, CO

“Propelled Sharon McCoy” / Kris Kuksi Fine Art Gallery / Hays, KS / 2012

Featured Artist / 18 Hands Gallery / Houston, TX / 2011- 2013

Featured Artist  / Pinion Hill Gallery / La Veta, CO / 2011

“Isolated Journeys Sharon McCoy” / Togei no Mori at Shigaraki Cultural Ceramic Park / Shigaraki, Japan / 2010

“Sharon McCoy New Works” / Luther Bean Museum / Alamosa, CO / 2010 

Juried Group Exhibitions

                                                                     

“Contemporary Encaustic” / Juror: Susan Gibbons / Royal Contemporary Gallery / Florence, CO / 2015

Awards - Third Place and Peoples Choice

“Out of Round” / Jurors: Marie Gibbons and Bob Smith / Arvada Center Arts Guild / Arvada, CO / 2015

 “Workhouse NationalsClay Juried Exhibition” / Juror: Richard Nokin / Lorton, VA  / 2014

“NCECA 2014 National Student Juried Exhibition” / Jurors: Jeffery Mongrain and Tara Wilson / Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design / Milwaukee, WI / 2014

“Colorado Clay 2014 Exhibition” / Juror: Doug Casebeer /  Foothills Art Center / Golden, CO / 2014

Milwaukee On the Road Teapot Show” / Katie Gingrass Gallery / Milwaukee, WI / 2013 

“ASU Alumni Exhibition 1996 - 2012 BA and BFA Graduates” / Cloyde Snook Gallery / Alamosa, CO  / 2013

“Straight Up” / Juror: Jonathan Kaplan / Spanish Peaks Arts Council / La Veta, CO / Awards: First Place Sculpture / 2013 

“Arte de Descartes XII” / Jurors: Terri Hancock Mangat, Lynda Jasper Vogal and Ed Heffernan / Stables Gallery / Taos, NM / 2012

“Recycled Show” / Hays, KS / 2011

“Anderson Ranch and Plinth Gallery A Ceramic Collaboration” / Juror: Jonathan Kaplan and Doug Casebeer / Plinth Gallery / Denver, CO / 2011

“Clay Continuum 6” / Juror: Nancy Utterback / Space Gallery in The Park / La Veta, CO /Awards: First Place Sculpture and Peoples Choice / 2011

“From the Ground Up XXV” / Juror: Kurt Weiser / Museum of Art / Las Cruces, NM / 2011

“Ink and Clay 37” Juror: Kevin Wallace / California Polytechnic University / Pamona, CA / 2011

“On the Road Again; 22nd Annual Teapot Show” / A. Houberbocken Inc. Chiaroscuro Gallery / Chicago, IL / 2011

“Zoomorphism” / Juror: Max Rain / The Myers Gallery / Santa Ana, CA / 2010

“Artist In Dreamland” / Juror: Kat Midland / Pudre River Arts Center  / Ft. Collins, CO / Awards; Peoples Choice / 2010       

“Clay Continuum V” / Juror: Sumi Van Dawson / Space Gallery / La Veta, CO / Awards: Best of Show / 2010

“Contemporary Clay Biannual 2010” / Juror: Pete Pinell / Colorado Center for the Arts / Grand Junction, CO / 2010

“On the Road Again; 21nd Annual Teapot Show” / A. Houberbocken Inc / Chiaroscuro Gallery / Chicago, IL / 2010

“Colorado Art Education Association Exhibition” / Juror: Laura Murphy / Luther Bean Museum / Alamosa, CO / 

Awards: Best of Show / 2010

“Evelyn Spouse Rowe and Sharon McCoy” / Wildethyme Gallery / Monte Vista, CO / 2010

“Art Teacher Show 2010” / ASC Community Partnership / Alamosa, CO / 2010

“From the Ground Up XXIV” / Juror: Blair Meerfield / Museum of Art / Las Cruces, NM / 2009

Publications

                                  

NCECA Website Banner / “Help with Flying” /  www.nceca.net / 2014

What If? / McCoy, Sharon / WestBow Press / Bloomington, IN / 2014

Institute of Art and Design 2014 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition / Jeffery Mongrain and 

Tara Wilson  / USA  / p.p.3, 27 & 38 / 2014

International Contemporary Artist vol. VII / Eva Lemonigou / ICA Publishing / Athens, Greece / p 421 / 2013

500 Prints on Clay / Paul Andrew Wandless / Lark Books / p 220 / 2013

Alamosa Art Walk Features Local Art” / Lauren Krizansky / Valley Courier / April 17, 2012 / vol. 86. NO 76 / p.p. 1 & 7 / 2012

Humor in Craft / Martin, Brigitte / p.p. 18, 19, 115 & 233 / 2012

“Food for the Soul: A Summer Residency in Shigaraki” / Studio Potter / Mary Barringer / McCoy, Sharon /  

Winter/Spring / vol. 39, N1 / p.p. 77 - 81 / 2011

"Mixed Bag: Baggage by Sharon McCoy"/ Ceramics Monthly / Sherman Hall / Benke, Katherine / Jan. 2005. p.p. 78 and 79 / 2005

"Student's Work Shows True Talent" / Kyle MacMillan / The Denver Post / Jan. 17, 2003 / p. FF-20 / 2003         

Collections

                                     

Yingge Ceramics Museum / New Taipei City, Taiwan

Silka Craft Collection / Nüremberg, Germany

Hadley Foundation Art Collection / Hays, KS

Fort Hays State University / Hays, KS

Kamm Teapot Museum / Sparta, NC

Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park / Shigaraki, Japan

Luther Bean Museum / Alamosa, CO

Adams State University / Alamosa, CO

Gallery Representation

                                                     

Hands in Time / Lindsbrough, KS / www.handsintime.com

Firedworks Gallery / Alamosa, CO / www.firedworks.com

Residencies

                                         

Yingge Ceramics Museum / New Taipei City, Taiwan / Artist in Residency / 2016

Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park / Shigaraki, Japan / Artist-in-Residence / 2010

Sargent Elementary School / Monte Vista, CO / Artist-in-Residence / Initiated and designed an art program / 2004

Workshops Attended

                         

“Debra Fritts: Getting to the Core Workshop” / Santa Fe Clay / Santa Fe, NM / 2012

"Kevin Snipes Workshop" / Santa Fe Clay / Santa Fe, NM / 2012

NCECA Volunteer / Seattle, WA / 2012

"Judith Condon" Assistantship / Santa Fe Clay / Santa Fe, NM / 2012

"Figurative Ceramics Workshop with Esther Shimazu" Scholarship / Anderson Ranch Art Center / Snowmass, CO / 2010

"Figurative Ceramics Workshop with James Tisdale" / Santa Fe Clay / Santa Fe, NM  - 2009