Resume / Curriculum Vitae

Samantha Purze

3843 Hiawatha Drive Michiana Shores, IN 46360 | 219-210-7904 | s.purze@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATION

2019 (Present) Post Baccalaureate Ceramics Indiana University Southeast

 2019 BFA Ceramics Southern Illinois University Carbondale                                                                                                                                          

EXHIBITIONS

2019

May 5 - May 10 - Pinch Print Plot Solo BFA Thesis Exhibition - Vergette Gallery – Carbondale, IL

April 1 - April 6 - Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award Finalist Exhibition - Surplus Gallery - Carbondale, IL

January 16 - February 22 Plate and Platter National Juried Ceramics Exhibition Juror Chandra DeBuse - Artspace 304 - Carbondale, IL

February 6 - February 9 Love At The Glove 19th Valentines Day Exhibiton - Glove Factory Gallery - Carbondale, IL

2018

November 4 - November 10 Merge Collaborative Ceramics Exhibition - SIUC and SIUE - Surplus Gallery - Carbondale, IL

October 30 - November 3 - C4 Critical Forum 12th Annual National Juried Exhibition - Juror Brian Jobe - Surplus Gallery - Carbondale, IL

October 8 - November 1 - Clay Cup IV 4th Annual Ceramics Exhibition - Juror Ayumi Horie - George Caleb Bingham Gallery University of Missouri - Columbia, MO

September 27 - October 27 - Forge, Form, Fabricate National Juried Exhibition - Juror Tobias Birgersson - University Museum Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL

February 25 - March 3 - The Cone Pack: Inside The Box Member Exhibition Vergette Gallery - Carbondale, IL

February 15 - Juried Pop-up exhibition: Roll The Dice - Juried by Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker - Pulliam Hall Carbondale, IL

2017

April 18 - April 26 - C4 Critical Forum 11th Annual National Juried Exhibition - Juror Chris Webbena - Surplus Gallery - Carbondale, IL

November 2 - Juried Pop up exhibition: The Shinning - Juried by Mark Pharis - Pullium Hall - Carbondale, IL

AWARDS

 2019

Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award Récipient/Winner - Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Undergraduate Research Grant Windgate Charitable Foundation                                                                             

2018

People's Choice-  Juried Pop-up exhibition: Roll The Dice - Jurors: Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker

 2017

1st place / Best in Show - C4 11th Annual Juried Exhibition - Juror Chris Webbena

Best Double Walled Vessel - Great Pottery Throw Down - Judges: Pattie Chalmers and Jeremy Brooks                                                           

            

    

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2019

Workshop Instructor Hand Building With Coils - Art Barn School of Art - Valparaiso, IN (July 8 – July 19)

Ceramics Instructor Adult Pottery Workshop  Dunes Art Foundation - Michiana Shores, Indiana  (July - August)

Secretary Critical Forum  - Southern Illinois University Registered Student Organization - Carbondale, IL (January – May)

2016 - Present

Ceramics Instructor Kids Clay Camp Dunes Art Foundation - Michiana Shores, Indiana  (July - August)

Member at Large Dunes Arts Foundation Official Board - Michigan City, IN (January – December)

Studio Technician Clay Cabin at the Dunes Art Foundation - Michiana Shores, Indiana  (May 31st - August 1st)

2018

 Co-Curator Inside The Box - The Cone Pack exhibition - Ceramics Registered Student Organization (February)

Art Director Michiana Women's Club - Community House - Michiana Shores, Indiana (June 20th- August 8th)

2016 - 2018

Undergraduate President The Cone Pack Ceramics Registered Student Organization - Carbondale, Illinois (August - December, January - May)

2016

Summer Visiting Artist Dunes Art Foundation  Michiana Shores, Indiana (May 1st - August 31st)

CHARITY, DONATION, AND VOLUNTEER WORK

2019 Dunes Art Foundation Silent Auction Donation and Volunteer - Michiana Shores, IN

2016 - 2019 Southern Clay Works Cup Sale- Neighborhood Co-Op and Grocery -Carbondale, IL

2018, 2019 Cup Donation NCECA                                                                                              

 2015 - 2019 Holiday Ceramics Sale Pullium Hall - Southern Illinois University Carbondale IL

2016 - 2018 Southern Illinois Metalsmithing Society Conference  17th Street Barbeque Murphysboro, IL 

2015 - 2019 Empty Bowls Ceramic Donation and Sale Neighborhood Co-Op and Grocery Carbondale IL

2016, 2017 Southern Illinois University Sculpture Department Iron Pour SIU Art Foundry Carbondale, IL

  2010-2014 Clay for a Cause Chesterton High School  Chesterton, IN

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Gas Kiln operation (Reduction and Oxidation)

Soda Kiln operation

Hostess 

Server

Farm, Barn and Field Cleaning / Maintenance 

Construction

Landscaping

Lawn Maintenance 

Nanny

Interior and Exterior Home Painting

Metal Casting and Chasing

Mig and Oxyfuel Welding 

Stagecraft / Theater Set Building 

Writing Editor and Proofreader 

Woodshop

Fabshop