This page features a complete background and resume of James A. Jones, a ceramic sculptor residing in Tucson, AZ. It includes his educational, professional experience, and awards he has received.

Resume

EDUCATION: M.F.A., Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois 1989

B.F.A., Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 1980

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Instructor in Ceramics and Sculpture
Clatsop Community College
Astoria, Oregon, 1999-2001
Courses Taught: Introduction and Intermediate Ceramics,
Introduction and Intermediate Sculpture, Atmospheric Firing

Administrative Appointment in Ceramics
Pima Community College
Tucson, Arizona, 1998 - 1999
Courses Taught: Ceramics I and II

Adjunct Faculty in Ceramics
Pima Community College
Tucson, Arizona, 1996 - 1998
Courses Taught: Ceramics I and II

Instructor in Ceramics
Tucson Parks and Recreation Department
Tucson, Arizona, 1994 - 1998
Courses Taught: Basic Pottery Introduction,
Beginning Wheel Throwing, Handbuilding in
Clay, Pottery II, Dinnerware, Pottery III,
Sculpture in Clay, Pottery Surface Decoration

Instructor in Ceramic Handbuilding
Northern Illinois University, 1988

Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Drawing
Northern Illinois University, 1987

SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND GRANTS:
1995 Tucson-Pima Arts Council Fellowship
Tucson, Arizona

1993 Artist-in-Residence
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

1991 Visual Arts New Work Award
Wisconsin Arts Board
Madison, Wisconsin

1989 Banff Centre Scholarship, Studio Artist
Banff Centre School of Fine Arts
Banff, Alberta, Canada

1988 Assistantship
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Gatlinburg, Tennessee

1985 Jerome Foundation Fellowship
Jerome Hill Foundation
St. Paul, Minnesota

1979 Tuition Waiver/Scholarship
Blossom School of Art
Kent, Ohio

 


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