Resume


Stephanie Sanders

Stephaniesanders25@gmail.com



Education

    BFA with concentration in Ceramics, December 2015

    Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA

    Summa Cum Laude

    GPA: 3.81

    Dean’s List: Fall 2013-Fall 2015

    Presidential Scholar: 2013-2014 Academic Year

 

    Savannah College of Art and Design; Savannah, GA; Fall 2010-Spring 2012

    Deans List Fall 2010-Spring 2012

 

Related Experience

Production Potter at Chicago Ceramic Center, Chicago, IL, July 2018-Present

Studio Assistant at Chicago Ceramic Center, Chicago, IL, January 2018-Present

  • Schedule, load, and fire all kilns for classes and independent study students

Whitefish Pottery Apprenticeship, Whitefish, MT, August 2016-August 2017

  • Pull handles, sand and fire greenware, and perform a variety of other tasks associated with production pottery

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Savannah's Clay Spot Internship, Savannah, GA,  January 2016-August 2016

  • Mix glazes, clean studio, and assist with children's wheel throwing classes and summer camps

   

New Propaganda, Armstrong State University, Savannah, GA, Fall 2015

  •     Created several ceramic pieces to display in senior exhibit

  •     Co-led student group with eight other members

 

Ceramic Studio Monitor, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, September 2011-April 2012

  •     Cleaned and locked up studio daily

  •     Opened studio on weekends

  •     Mixed glazes and assisted with loading/unloading kilns

 

Art Shows and Exhibits

SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show, February 2018; Savannah Clay Community’s inaugural exhibition featuring over 200 functional ceramic mugs, yunomi, pour-overs and more from clay artists from Savannah and across the country

Discovering Systems, August 2017; Solo exhibition of work made throughout the year as an apprentice at Whitefish Pottery in Whitefish, Montana

 SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show, February 2017; Savannah Clay Community’s inaugural exhibition featuring over 200 functional ceramic mugs, yunomi, pour-overs and more from clay artists from Savannah and across the country

Student Art Exhibit, Summer 2016-March 2017; Three ceramic pieces displayed with other student work on the Armstrong State University campus in an exhibit open to the public

 Starland Café, January-April 2016; Nine ceramic pieces displayed at a local café in Savannah, GA; Reception as part of the monthly First Friday Art March on February 5, 2016

 2016 Student Juried Exhibition, January 2016; Annual juried exhibition of student work

 SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show, February 2016; Savannah Clay Community’s inaugural exhibition featuring over 100 functional ceramic mugs, yunomi, pour-overs and more from clay artists from Savannah and across the country

 New Propaganda, November 2015; Student-organized senior group show

 Annual SCAD Student Ceramics Show, May 2012; Student-organized group show

 

Honors and Activities

2016 Student Juried Exhibition, 1st Place

2016 Student Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place

2016 Student Juried Exhibition, Jury's Choice Award

The Charles F. Jensen Memorial Ceramics Sculpture Award,  January 2016

The Noell Lemmen Ceramics Award, January 2016

Myrna L. Bezdek Award for Ceramics, February 2015

Award for Research Presentation at the 2015 Annual Women in the Arts Symposium, February 2015

Annual Women in the Arts Symposium, Activism is Sew Worth the Wait, April 2015

Student Scholars Symposium, Activism is Sew Worth the Wait, April 2015

HOPE Scholarship, Fall 2013-Summer 2015

Vice President of Ceramics Club, Fall 2011-Spring 2012

 

Articles

Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Sanders, August 26, 2016

New Propaganda: A Review, December 7, 2015

 

Other Employment

Production Potter, Chicago Ceramic Center, Chicago, IL, July 2018-Present

Studio Assistant, Chicago Ceramic Center, Chicago, IL, January 2018-Present

Apprentice, Whitefish Pottery, Whitefish, MT, August 2016-August 2017

Intern, Savannah's Clay Spot, Savannah, GA, January 12, 2016-August 2016

Shift Leader, Leopold’s Ice Cream, Savannah, GA, April 2012-June 2016

Ceramic Studio Monitor, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, September 2011-April 2012