Louis Reilly

 

Education

 

MFA   2013    Ceramics                     Utah State University

 

BFA    2009    Ceramics / Sculpture   University of Missouri-Columbia     

 

Teaching

 

2015-   Benedictine College, Adjunct Professor, Ceramics, Atchison, KS

 

2015-   Ceramics Instructor, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

 

2013    Lecturer in Art, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA

 

2013    Graduate Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Utah State University

           

2012    Graduate Instructor, Intermediate Ceramics – Handbuilding, Utah State University

            Graduate Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Utah State University

            Ceramics Instructor, Lifespan Community Class, Logan, UT

            Ceramics Instructor, Global Academy, English Immersion Program, Logan, UT

 

2011    Graduate Instructor, Introduction to Ceramics, Utah State University

            Graduate Instructor, Three-Dimensional Design, Utah State University

 

2010    Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Ceramics, Utah State University

            Teaching Assistant, Three-Dimensional Design, Utah State University

            Ceramics Instructor, Lifespan Community Class, Logan, UT

           

2009    Ceramics Instructor, Access Arts, Columbia, MO

 

Professional Experience

 

2015-   Studio Coordinator, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

 

2014    Artist in Residence, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

 

2013    Ceramics Studio Technician, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015    Artist in Residence Exit Show, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

 

2014    Made in Huntingdon, Huntingdon County Arts Council Gallery, Huntingdon, PA

 

2013    Of Form and Fire, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Utah State University, Logan, UT

 

Juried Exhibitions

 

2016    Domestic Design, Architecture Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

            UNF International Ceramics Exhibition, University of N. Florida, Jacksonville, FL

            KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Kansas City, MO

 

2015    KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Kansas City, MO

 

2014    The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas, Columbia, MO

            National Juried Ceramics Exhibition, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

            Drink This! Cup Show, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA

            Beyond the Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT (catalogue)

 

2013    Strictly Functional Pottery National, East Petersburg, PA (catalogue)

            Functional / Dysfunctional, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

            Beyond the Brickyard, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT (catalogue)

            NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, Houston, TX (catalogue)

           

2012    100 Teapots VI, Baltimore, MD

            The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas, Columbia, MO

            Strictly Functional Pottery National, Purchase Award, East Petersburg, PA             (catalogue)

            Tea: Ceramics Exhibition, Alexandria, VA

            San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo, TX (catalogue)

 

2011    Cups of Fire, Honorable Mention, Ann Arbor, MI

The Artful Teapot, Award for Excellence, Tequesta, FL        

            Strictly Functional Pottery National, East Petersburg, PA (catalogue)

Cafecito, A Juried Exhibition of Espresso Cups, Tampa, FL

            Bi-Annual Juried National, Red Lodge, MT (catalogue)

 

2009    SUPB Art Competition, Columbia, MO

           

2007    Figuratively Speaking Juried Exhibition, Columbia, MO

 

International Exhibitions

 

2013    International Chawan Expo, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (catalogue)

           

Invitational Exhibitions

 

2016    Around the Corner, Beggar’s Table Gallery, Kansas City, MO

           

            Vision & Persistance: 30 Years of Ceramic Excellance at Utah State University, Nora         Eccles Harrision Museum of Art, Logan, UT

 

            Makers as Mentors: KC Clay Guild Members, Bredin-Lee Gallery, Kansas City, MO

 

2014    Glazed by Fire: Atmospheric Invitational, Taos Clay, Taos, NM

 

2013    Jack Troy’s Pottery Sale, Troy Pottery, Huntingdon, PA

 

            Wood Fire Invitational, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT

 

Gallery Representation

 

Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

 

Bibliography

 

2013    Lawton, Jim.  500 Teapots Volume II.  Lark Crafts, 2013.

           

Awards

 

2012    Graduate Instructor of the Year, Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University

 

            Noni E. Harrison Scholarship

 

Collections

 

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT

 

Technical Abilities

 

Kiln construction

 

Experience with the maintenance and operation of manual and computerized electric kilns, gas-fired kilns, wood fired kilns, soda firing, and salt firing.

 

Certified for MIG welding of mild steel up to 1 inch thick.  Experience with oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, stick welding, MIG welding of silicon bronze, TIG welding (mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum) and plasma cutting.

 

Experience with wood shop tools and carpentry techniques.