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Sharon McCoy
4000 W. Co. Rd. 4.5 N. Monte Vista, CO 8114 (719) 852-5806
s h a r o n m c c o y a r t s @ y a h o o . c o m /
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E d u c a t i o n


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


E m p l o y m e n t  H i s t o r y


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 / Muddpuppyʼs 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 Universiy / Alamosa, CO - 2003
Art Educator / Sargent High and Middle School / Monte Vista, CO / 2000 - 2002
W o r k s h o p s G i v e n
“Volumetric Forms in Clay” / Colorado Art Teachers Association / Breckenridge, CO / Masters Class / Workshop
! Presenter / 2011 - 2016
“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


S o l o  E x h i b i t i o n s


Featured Artist: "New Work Sharon McCoy"/ The Stricker Nelson Gallery/ Manhattan, KS / 2016
Featured Artist: "New Work Sharon McCoy" / Firedworks Galley / Alamosa, CO / 2016
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
Featured Artist / Strecker-Nelson Gallery / Manhattan, KS / 2013
“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


J u r i e d  G r o u p  E x h i b i t i o n s


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
ʻMilwaukee 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


P u b l i c a t i o n s


NCECA NJSE 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


C o l l e c t i o n s


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


G a l l e r y R e p r e s e n t a t i o n


Strecker/Nelson Gallery / Manhattan, KS / www.strecker-nelsongallery.com
Royal Contemporary Gallery / Florence, CO / www.royalcontemporary.com
Firedworks Gallery / Alamosa, CO / www.firedworks.com
Quiller Galley / Creede, CO / www.quillergallery.com
Pinion Hill Pottery Gallery and Studio / La Veta, CO / www.pinionhillpottery.com
R e s i d e n c i e s
New Taipei City Yingge Ceramic Museum / Taipei, Taiwan / Artist in Residence / 2016
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


W o r k s h o p s A t t e n d e d


“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! !