BETHANY PELLE

Newport, KY  

CURRICULUM VITAE

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EXHIBITIONS

2017         The Good Feelings – Site Specific Installation – East Row Garden Walk – Newport, KY
                 Faculty Exhibition – Main Gallery – School of the Arts, NKU – Highland Heights, KY

2014          Natural Forces/Forces of Nature – Schafler Gallery – Pratt Institute – Brooklyn, NY

2013          Faculty Exhibition – Milton J. Weill Art Gallery – 92Y – New York, NY

2012          Faculty Exhibition – Milton J. Weill Art Gallery – 92Y – New York, NY
                  Give the Cat a Name, Solo MFA Thesis Exhibition – Temple Gallery – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
                  BANG – Power Plant Productions –  Philadelphia, PA
                  Alumni Exhibition – C.A.S. Gallery –  University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

2011          Jambalaya – Elkins Tyler Galleries – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
                  Four from Philly – Lachaise Gallery – Cedar Crest College – Allentown, PA
                  National Juried Student Exhibition, NCECA – Centre Gallery – University of South Florida – Tampa, FL

2008          Put you on a Pedestal – Dorsch Gallery – Wynwood, FL

2007          Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition – C.A.S. Gallery – University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
                  Regional Student Juried Exhibition, NCECA – Schneider Galleries – University of Louisville – Louisville, KY
                  Annual Juried Student Exhibition – Lowe Art Museum – University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

2006          Raw, Hot, New, Awesome, Young, Emerging Talent – Dorsch Gallery – Wynwood, FL

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WORKSHOPS / PRESENTATIONS / LECTURES

Lecture and Presentation of Current Work, 11/2016 – Advanced Spatial Arts, Northern Kentucky University – Highland Heights, KY
Technical Workshop for PhD Candidates, 05/2013 – Archeology Department, New York University – New York, NY
Artist Talk, 01/2011 – Lachaise Gallery, Cedar Crest College – Allentown, PA
Belonging(s): Seminar on Material Culture, Community and Desire, 10/2010 – Critical Dialogues, Tyler School of Art – Philadelphia, PA
Lecture and Presentation of Current Work, 09/2010 – Crafts Seminar, Tyler School of Art – Philadelphia, PA

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EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, 2012    GPA: 3.95  
Tyler School of Art, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Coursework, Printmaking, 2008    
University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, 2007  GPA: 3.938
Minors: Art History and Anthropology  
University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor, 01/2017 to Present  
Northern Kentucky University – Highland Heights, KY
         Advanced Spatial Arts: ARTS-460, Spring 2017
         Senior Thesis Committee, Spring 2017
         Art Appreciation: ART-100, Scheduled for Fall 2017

Visiting Assistant Professor, 06/2012 to 07/2015        
Pratt Institute – Brooklyn, NY
         Ceramics I: SCJ-207, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
         Ceramics II: SCJ-208, Fall 2012
         Graduate Ceramics:  FA-641-01, Summer 2015
         Developed syllabi for: Undergraduate Ceramics Seminar and Professional Practices for Ceramics Majors
         Regularly participated in faculty meetings and student exhibitions, reviews & critiques.

Ceramics Faculty, 01/2013 to 07/2015        
92Y – New York, NY
         Ceramics for Beginners: Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Summer 2015
         Handbuilding & Wheel Basic: Spring 2013 through Spring 2015    
         Handbuilding & Wheel Intermediate: Winter 2014
         Private Instruction: Summer, Fall 2013; Winter, Fall 2014; Summer 2015
         Sculpture and Pottery Intensive for Teens: Summer 2013
         Getting Started with Ceramics: The Next Step: Spring/Summer 2014
         Special Topics: Cups and Flasks: Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015
         Special Topics: Thinking Through Tiles: Summer 2015

Instructor of Record, 08/2011 to 05/2012        
Tyler School of Art, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
         Beginning Ceramics : TA-CRFT-2151, Spring 2012
         Introduction to Beginning Ceramics for Non-Tyler BFA Majors: TA-CRFT-2152, Fall 2011

Summer Camp Instructor, 05/2006 to 08/2007    
Ceramics League of Miami – South Miami, FL

Teaching Assistant, 2006    
Santa Fe Clay – Santa Fe, NM
         Bonnie Seeman Worksop

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TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Ceramics Specialist, 12/2013 to 08/2015  
Tom Sachs Studio – New York, NY

Ceramics Technician, 02/2013 to 10/2014    
92Y – New York, NY

Artist Assistant, 10/2013 to 02/2014    
Nicolás Guagnini – New York, NY

Graduate Studio Assistant, Ceramics, 08/2011 to 05/2012    
Tyler School of Art – Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Studio Assistant, Printmaking, 08/2007 to 02/2008    
University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

Artist Assistant, 05/2006 to 05/2008    
Bonnie Seeman – Coral Gables, FL

Summer Intern, 05/2004 to 08/2005    
St. Petersburg Clay Company – St. Petersburg, FL

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AWARDS

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Ceramics, 2011 to 2012 – Tyler School of Art, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Studio Assistantship, Ceramics, 2011 to 2012 – Tyler School of Art, Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
Temple University Academic Fellowship, 2010 to 2012 – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
Graduate Teaching Assistantship Offer, 2010 – Ohio State University – Columbus, OH
Graduate Assistantship, Printmaking, 2007 to 2008 – University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
Undergraduate Award for Excellence, 2007 – Regional Student Juried Exhibition, NCECA – Louisville, KY
Printmaking Award, 2007 – Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
Full Scholarship, 2006 – Woodfire Workshop, Penland School of Crafts – Spruce Pine, NC
Schnellar Art Scholarship, 2004 to 2007 – Art and Art History Department, University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
Florida Academic Scholars Award, 2003 to 2007 – The State of Florida
Foote Academic Fellowship, 2003 to 2007 – College of Arts and Sciences, University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL
Bowman Foster Ashe Academic Scholarship, 2003 to 2007 – University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL

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PUBLICATIONS AND PRESS

Pelle, Bethany, and Tom Sachs. "Recipe." In Tom Sachs – Chawan: Volume I. Edited by Tom Sachs, 4-5. Minneapolis, MN: Avery Group, 2014. Print.

Pelle, Bethany, ed. This Must Be the Place – The St. Claire Magazine. Issue XVI. Fall 2014. Print and Web.
http://the-st-claire.com/0215/STCLAIRE_issue_xvi_.pdf

Pelle, Bethany. "You Belong to Me." Poganatz, Hilmar. Nido Magazine. June 2013: 110. Print.

Pelle, Bethany. "The Game." Nicola Midnight St. Claire Magazine. Issue IX. March 2012. Web.
http://the-st-claire.com/0312/0312_index.html

“Bethany Pelle – Give the Cat a Name”, Undercoat Blog. 13 September 2012. Web.
http://www.undercoat.net/bethany-pelle-give-the-cat-a-name/

Sexton, Courtney. “Tyler MFA Thesis Exhibitions: Bethany Pelle and Erica Prince.” Philadelphia City Paper. 23 Mar. 2012. Print and Web. http://mycitypaper.com/Blogs/CURATOR-Nostalgic-photography/

Rosenblum, Lauren. “Bethany Pelle”, Tyler MFA 2012 Graduate Catalog. Feb. 2012: 78-81. Print. https://tyler.temple.edu/sites/tyler/files/m/MFA_AH_Catalog_2012.pdf

Hurst, Steph. “Art Capsules: Put You on a Pedestal.“ Miami New Times. 31 Jan. 2008. Print and Web. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2008-01-31/culture/art-capsules/

Houdek, Alesh. “January Artwalk”, Critical Miami Blog. 16 Jan. 2008. Web.
http://criticalmiami.com/2008/01/16/january-artwalk    

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COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE    

Member, 01/2017 to Present
East Row Garden Club – Newport, KY
         Sculpture Garden Host to 21st Annual East Row Garden Walk.

Assistant Editor, 05/2011 to 12/2014    
The St.Claire – Philadelphia, PA
         Article selection, fund-raising, operations and strategy for project-based arts organization and online journal stationed in
         Philadelphia.  

         Co-Curation. Local Instruction, Living as Form (Nomadic Version), 2013. The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, 
         Philadelphia, PA.

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PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Student-Centered Pedagogy, Conceptual and Theoretical Frameworks, Curriculum Development, Clear Communication of Complex Ideas, Cultural Sensitivity

Power tools, aluminum brazing, ceramic shell, basic woodworking, silkscreen, dry point, etching, photolithography, Chine-collé, installation, leatherwork, bricolage, handling, packing, shipping, installing, and lighting artwork.

Microsoft Word, Outlook, Blackboard, Learning Management System, Google Docs, Squarespace, Wix, Adobe Photoshop, Windows, iOS, Mac OS X, iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Pinterest