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Artist: Jillian Cooper


Jillian Cooper
Jillian Cooper, TEXAS
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EDUCATION:
2015 Master of Fine Arts - Ceramics
Texas Tech University: Lubbock, TX

2013 Master of Fine Arts - Jewelry/Metalsmithing
Texas Tech University: Lubbock, TX

2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Jewelry/Metalsmithing
Texas Tech University: Lubbock, TX

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2017
Adjunct Professor Pres Ceramics I & II Collin College

2015
Graduate Part Time Instructor Design II Texas Tech University

Jewelry Instructor Camp Fernwood Poland, ME

2014
Graduate Assistant to Von Venhuizen Design II Texas Tech University

Graduate Part Time Instructor Introduction to the WheelTexas Tech University

Jewelry Instructor Camp Fernwood Poland, ME

2013
Graduate Assistant to Von Venhuizen Introduction to Hand building
Texas Tech University

Graduate Part Time Instructor Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University

Jewelry Instructor Camp Fernwood Poland, ME


2012
Graduate Part Time Instructor Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University

Graduate Assistant to Rob Glover Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University

2011
Graduate Part Time Instructor Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University

Graduate Assistant to Rob Glover Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University

2010
Graduate Assistant to Nancy Slagle Introduction to Metal and Jewelry Design
Texas Tech University


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2015- Ceramics Lab Coordinator
Pres Collin College, Plano, TX

2014- 2015 Ceramics Studio Technician Texas Tech University

2013 Ceramics & Jewelry Studio Technician
Texas Tech University

2012 Graduate Coordinator Saturday Morning Art Project
Texas Tech University
Gallery Assistant Landmark Arts Gallery
Texas Tech University
Jewelry Studio Technician
Texas Tech University

2011 Assistant Graduate Coordinator Saturday Morning Art Project
Texas Tech University
Woodshop & Jewelry Studio Technician
Texas Tech University

2010 Jewelry Studio Technician
Texas Tech University


WORKSHOPS &PRESENTATIONS:
2018 Workshop & Presentation
Clay by the Bay
San Francisco, CA

2017 Workshop &  Presentation- “Conversations in Clay”
Jillian Cooper, Von Venhuizen, James Watkins
Hill Country University Center
Fredericksburg, TX

2016 Workshop &  Presentation-“West Texas Mud Slingers”
Jillian Cooper, Von Venhuizen, James Watkins, Jim Bob Salazar
Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
Lubbock, TX

2015 Lecture –“Research, Transitions & Development”
University of Texas-Permian Basin

2014 Lecture- “Pots as Proxy”
Thesis Presentation-Ceramics
Texas Tech University

2013 Lecture-“Dissecting Temperament”
Thesis Presentation- Jewelry Metalsmithing
Texas Tech University

Lecture- “Dissecting Temperament”
Jillian Cooper, Ryu-Hee Kim, Rebecca Beals
Texas Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing Symposium

2012 Lecture-“Attention to Surface”
Jillian Cooper, Zach Tate and Adam Redd
NCECA Conference- Seattle, WA

2011 Workshop and Presentation
Jillian Cooper, Zach Tate and John-Thomas Richard
Colorado Mesa University


EXHIBITIONS:
2019 "Collaborative Companions" Invitational
NCECA Exhibition,

2018 Solo Exhibition
Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

"Last Call III"
Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN
Juror: Brett Kern Award: Best sipper

“Collaborative Companions” Invitational
NCECA Exhibition, Union Project, Pittsburgh, PA


2017 “Conversations in Clay”
Jillian Cooper, Von Venhuizen, James Watkins
RS Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX

"Cup: The Intimate Object" Invitational
Charlie Cummings Gallery
Gainesville, FL

“Sentiment” Solo Exhibition
Conejo Gallery, Canadian, TX


2016 “West Texas Mudslingers”
Jillian Cooper, Von Venhuizen, James Watkins, Jim Bob Salazar
LHUCA Gallery, Lubbock, TX

“The Cup, The Mug: A National Juried Exhibition of Drinking Vessels”
Main Street Arts Gallery, Clifton Springs, NY
Juror: Peter Pincus

“4 th Annual Cup Show”
Studio 550, Manchester, NH
Juror: Courtney Murphy

“West, Far West” Invitational
Crowley Theatre Annex, Marfa, TX

“In Good Company” Invitational
Eastfield College, Plano, TX

“Irons in the Fire”
Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN
Juror: Justin Rothshank

“Tea Bowl National”
KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO
Juror: Jack Troy

“Texas Clay” Invitational
Collin College, Plano, TX
Curator: Chris Gray

“Last Call”
Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN
Juror: Matt Schiemann


2015 “Pots as Proxy” Solo Thesis Exhibition
Peachtree Gallery, Lubbock, TX

“Col.lab.o.rate”
5&J Gallery, Lubbock TX

“Clay on Everything”
University of Texas-Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

2014 “Belly Pots” Solo Exhibition
V2 Gallery, Slaton, TX

Featured Artist
Art Jewelry Forum (online)


2013 “Dissecting Temperament” Solo Thesis Exhibition
Buddy Holly Center, Lubbock, TX


2012 “Through the fire: Work from the 2012 wood-fire gathering”
West Texas A&M Mary Moody Fine Art Gallery, Canyon TX

“Through the fire: Work from the 2012 wood-fire gathering”
Landmark Arts Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX

“Brushed-Burnished-Bejeweled”
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

“Invitational Faculty and Graduate Show”
Landmark Arts Gallery, Lubbock TX


2011 “Texas Tech University MFA Candidate Show”
South Plains College Gallery, Levelland, TX

“Texas Tech MFA Students”
Watson Gallery, Texas A&M, Laredo, TX


2010 “Nomad Exhibition”
Nomadic Gallery, Marfa, TX

“Bring It”
Earnest G Wells School of Art & Design, Athens, GA


2009 “Toys Designed by Artists”
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Juror: Suzanne Ramljak

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:
Companion Gallery
Humboldt, TN
www.companiongallery.com


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