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Artist: Jade Lewis


 

 

Jade Lewis, IOWA

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Bio:

Jade Lewis is a ceramic artist from small town, Indian Lake, Ohio. She received a BFA in Ceramics and a BA in Classical Civilizations from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She is currently a resident artist at the Iowa Ceramics Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She also works part-time at Akar Gallery in Iowa City. Jade creates wheel thrown and sculptural ceramic work influenced by artifacts so far removed from current reality. Her work highlights a connection between the figure, human behavior, and how they change through time.

 

CV:

Education                                                                                                              2018-2022       Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art: Ceramics at Ohio University, Athens, OH (Studied with Brad Schweiger, Tom Bartel, and Alex Hibbitt)

2018-2022       Bachelor of Arts and Science in Classical Civilizations at Ohio University, Athens, OH (Studied with William Owens, Ruth Palmer, James Andrews, and Neil Bernstein)

2019                21st Century Leadership Certificate, at Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

Experience

2022                Resident artist at the Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio, Cedar Rapids, IA

2022                Retail associate at AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2021-2022       Studio assistant under Brad Schwieger, Athens, OH

2021-2022       Manage student led gallery, Cube 4, Athens, OH

2018-2021       Gallery Assistant, Ohio University, Athens, OH

 

Exhibitions

2022                Creating in Community, Janalyn Hanson White Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

2022                Resident Artist Introductory Exhibition, Chadima Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA

2022                Sintered: Fragmented Artifacts, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH

2022                Salon: Pop-Up Exhibition, Cube 4, Athens, OH

2022                OH+5 Exhibition, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH

2021                Annual Juried Exhibition, Majestic Gallery, Nelsonville, OH

2021                The Senior Experience Exhibition, Cube 4, Athens, OH

2021                Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH      (Deans Choice Award)

2020                7:41pm One Night Exhibition, Cube 4, Athens, OH

2019                Self, Alden Library, Athens, OH

2019                Foundations, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens, OH

 

Awards and Honors

2022                Summa Cum Laude, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2022                Provost Undergraduate Research Fund, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2021                Sina Sidwell Rogers Prize in Fina Arts, Ohio University, Athens, OH  (Awarded by Dr. Matthew Shaftel, Dean College of Fine Arts)

2018-2022       OHIO Distinction Scholar Award, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2018-2022       OHIO Focus Award, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2019-2022       Special Talent Award, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2018-2022       Fine Arts Enhancement Award, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2022                Francis M Paulson Art Scholar, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2020-2022       Octa J Kincade Latin Scholar, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2018-2022       Dean’s List, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2018-2020       OHIO Pathway Scholar, Ohio University, Athens, OH

2018-2019       Ohio Township Association Scholar

2018-2019       Springfield Foundation Scholar

 

Memberships

2021-2022       Manager, Student Led Gallery, Cube 4, Ohio University

2020-2022       Eta Sigma Phi Academic Fraternity, Ohio University

2020-2022       Ohio University Ceramics Club (President, Member)

2020-2022       Undergraduate Art League, Ohio University (President, Member)

2018-2022       School of Art and Design Art Ambassador (Member)          

 

Technical Skills

Sculpture, Hand Building, Wheel-Throwing

Clay, Slip, and Glaze Mixing

Teaching ceramic classes in wheel and handbuilding

Fire Electric, Gas, and Atmospheric Kilns

Painting and Drawing

Foreign Language; Ancient Greek (Intermediate)


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