JAKE ALLEE
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Jake Allee

 

Education

2003                       M.F.A., Ceramics, The University of North Texas, Denton, TX

1999                       Special Student, Utah State University, Logan, UT

1998                       B.F.A., Ceramics, The University of Iowa Iowa City, IA

1996                       A.A., Visual Art, Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA

 

Professional Experience

 

2009-2013               Assistant Professor of Art, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO

2005-2009               Professor of Art, Tyler Junior College, Tyler, TX

2004-2005               Adjunct Instructor, McLennan Community College, Waco, TX

2004                        Adjunct Instructor, Yavapai Community College, Clarkdale, AZ 

2004                        Summer Assistant, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

2003-2004               Studio Assistant, Don Reitz, Clarkdale, AZ

               

Travel Abroad        

                                Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Korea,

                                Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, Venezuela 

Exhibitions Abroad 

2012                       "Ceramica Multiplex",  Kerameikon Association

                                City Museum, Verazdin, Croatia

                                KulturZentrum Kapfenberg, Austria        

                                "International Exposition of Pottery and Ceramic of La Rambla 2012", Cordoba, Spain 

2011                        “7th Muammer Caki International Ceramic Competition”, Anadolu University, Turkey 

                                International Exposition of Pottery and Ceramic of La Rambla Spain 2011”,Cordoba, Spain  

2009                        "International Exposition of Pottery and Ceramic of La Rambla 2009", Cordoba, Spain

2008                                    "International Ceramics Competition” Ceramics Park, Mino, Japan                      

                “Be Creative Group Exhibition”,  Dubai Ladies Club, Dubai,United Arab Emirates

                “International Exposition of Pottery and Ceramic of La Rambla 2008”, Cordoba, Spain

                “International Ceramic Magazine Editors Association Emerging Artist Exhibition,

                FLICAM Museum, Fuping, China

                “International Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition”, Victoria Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2007                        “The Cup and Saucer Show”  Where I Fell in Love Gallery, Warwickshire, England

 

Exhibitions in the United States

 

2013            "University of Dallas Regional Ceramic Competition", University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

                     "Akar Yunomi Invitational" Akar Gallery Iowa City, IA 

                     "Stoked in Texas" UT Tyler Gallery, Tyler, TX

                                        Winter Street Studios, NCECA 2013 Conference, Houston, TX

                     "Texas and Exes", Winter Street Studios, NCECA 2013 Conference, Houston, TX

                     "Collective Energy", Lonestar North Harris Campus Gallery, NCECA Conference, Houston, TX

                     "TCAA Six Pack Show", Live Oak Art Center, NCECA 2013 Conference, Houston, TX

                     "Coffee, Tea, Or... ",  Terra Icognito Gallery, Oak Park, IL

                     "Ocean of the Desert Sea of the Forest", Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO 

               

2012            "Akar Yunomi Invitational" Akar Gallery Iowa City, IA

                     "Contemporary Clay Biennial", Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

                     "CMU Faculty Exhibition, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

                     "Dinner Works", Louisville Art Association, Louisville, KT

                     "National Teabowl Invitational" Sella Granata Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuskaloosa,AL

                     "Carbondale Clay Center Cup Auction", Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

                     "Strictly Functional Pottery National", Leighman Pottery, Lancaster, PA

                     "Taking Denver", Studio 12 Gallery, Denver,CO

                     "Clayful Settings", Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale,CO               

2011            "Annual Porcelain Cup Show", Pottery West, Las Vegas, NV

                     "Vasefinder Online National", Fernley, NV

                     "Ink & Clay 37", Cal Polytechnic University, Pamona, CA

                     "Arts in Harmony", Elk River Arts Alliance, Elk River, MN

                     "Topeka Competition", Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS

                     "University of Dallas Regional Ceramic Competition",

                                        University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

                                        Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX

                     "10th Annual All Media Exhibition",  Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

                     "Cafecito", Cafe Hey, Tampa, FL

                     "A Show of Hands, Ceramics from the Collection, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

                     "Annual Kent State Cup Show, Kent, OH

                     "Clay Continuum 6" La Veta, CO

                     "Anderson Ranch Collaborative Exhibition", Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO

                     "Recent Drawings" Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX

                     "UNT Ceramics Alumni",

                                        Taylor Made Gallery, Ketchum, ID

                                        College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

                     "Feature Artist", Redlodge Clay Center Loft Gallery, Redlodge, MT

                     "Brush Work", CMU Art Gallery, Grand Junction, CO              

2010             "Arts In Harmony", Elk River Arts Alliance, Elk River, MN

                     "Texas Teapot Tournament", Houston Potters Guild, Houston, TX

                     "The Art of Food", 6th Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA

                     "Vasefinder Online National", Fernley, NV

                     "4th International Small Teapot Show", Saddleback College, CA

                     "10th Annual Cup Show", Kent State University, Kent, OH

                     "Porcelains and Celadons",  Meyer's Gallery at Muddy's Studio, Santa Ana, CA

                     "Stretch: Clay Houston", Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

                     "Fill-A-Delphia",  Show of Hands Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                     "Contemporary Clay Biennial", Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

                     "Eighteenth San Angelo Ceramic Competition",  San ANgelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

                     "TCAA Six Pack Show",  Coop Galley, San Angelo, TX

                     "Recent Works", Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

                     "Fireworks", Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

                     "12th Painting, Drawing, Photography and Print Exhibition",  Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE 

                     "Feats of Clay Retro Show",  Lincoln Clay Arts, Lincoln, CA

                     "What What?",  Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

                     "3rd Annual Cup Show", Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL

2009             “Annual All Media National Juried Exhibition” Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

                     “Arts in Harmony”, Elk River Arts Alliance, Elk River, MN

                     “University of Dallas Regional Competition”, Haggerty Gallery, Dallas, TX

                     “Texas Teapot Tournament”, Houston Potters Guild Gallery, Houston, TX

                     “Vasefinder Online National”, Fernley, NV 

                    "Mid-Atlantic Exhibition" d'Art Center, Norfolk, VA  “Beauty, Decoration and Ornament”,

                     Eastern New Mexico University, Roswell, NM

                    “Western Colorado Center for the Arts Art and Craft Show”, Grand Junction, CO

                    “Clay 3”, Clay Space, Warrenville, IL 

                    “Continental Divide, NCECA Regional”, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO

                    “Carbondale Clay National V”  Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale CO

                    “From the Ground Up” Las Cruses Museum of Art, Las Cruses, NM

                    “Strictly Functional”  Market House Craft Center, East Petersburg, PA

                    “The Sketchbook Project” , Art House Gallery Atlanta, GA       

                    “Indian Hills Alumni Ceramics Exhibition”, Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA                       

                    "Ink and Clay", California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA 

2008             “35th Annual Toys Designed By Artists” Arkansas ArtCenterLittle Rock, AR 

                     “Ceramic Symposium Presenting Artists Exhibition” Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

                     “Recent Works from the Edom Wood Fire” Montgomery College, Houston, TX

                     “Organics Group Exhibition” Riverton Community College, Riverton, WY

                     “Texas Teapot Tournament”, Houston Potters Guild Gallery, Houston, TX

                     “Constructivist Utility”,  18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

                     “Arts in Harmony”, Elk River Arts Alliance, Elk River, MN

                     “Spring Forth”, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

                     “Contemporary Clay Biennial”,  Western Colorado Arts Center, Grand Junction, CO

                     “17th Annual San Angelo Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

                     “Feats of Clay”,  Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA

                     “Mid Atlantic Exhibition”, d’Art Center, Norfolk, VA

                     “The Jersey Shore National”, M.T. Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ

                     “28th Annual Associated Artists of Southport National Exhibition”,  Franklin

                     SquareGallery,Southport, NC

                     “Teapot Forms”,  Red Sky Gallery, Charlotte, NC

                     “8th Annual National Juried Cup Show”, Kent State University, Kent, OH

                     “South Texas Showdown”, South Texas College, McAllen, TX

                     “Red White or Blue”, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA 

                     “New Hampshire Institute of Art Ceramics Biennial”, Manchester, NH

2007             “49th Annual Delta Exhibition” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

                     “University of Dallas Regional Competition” Haggerty Gallery, Dallas, TX

                     “Bowls: Empty Spaces” Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

                     “Topeka Competition 28” Sabatini Gallery, Topeka KS

                     “Line to Volume” National Council for the Education of Ceramic  Art, Louisville, KY

                     “Biennial Exhibition of North American Clay” Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT

                     “Feats of Clay”  Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA

                     “Clay, Applied Art vs. Fine Art” Gloria Kennedy Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY

                     “Strictly Functional”  Market House Craft Center, East Petersburg, PA

                     “From the Ground Up”  Las Cruses museum of Art, Las Cruses, NM          

                     “Outside of the Box”  K Space Contemporary Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

                     “South Works National” Oconee Cultural Arts

                     “7th Annual National Juried Cup Show” Kent State University, Kent, OH

                     “Jersey Shore National”, M.T. Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ

                     “Red Heat”, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

                     “Carbondale Clay National”, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

                     “Drink It In!” , Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

                     “History in the Making”, Genesse Art Center, Rochester, NY

                     “Vasefinder Online National”, Fernley, NV

                     “Out of The Earth”, Hanson Galleries, Houston, TX

                     “Bowls 2007”, Cultural Arts Gallery, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC

                     “It’s Just Clay”, Bemidji Art Center, Bemidji, MN

2006             “Strictly Functional” Market House Craft Center, East Petersburg,  PA

                     “Coming of Age, 21 Years of Ceramics at Utah State University”

                     National Council for the Education of Ceramic Art, Portland, OR

                     NoraEcclesHarrisonMuseum of Art, Logan, UT

                     “Much, Much Coffee” Coffee Future Studio, Los Angeles, CA

                     “New Works” Solo Exhibition, Tarrant County Community College, Ft. Worth, TX

                     “All-Media National Juried Exhibition” 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL

                     “Madison National” Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA

                     “Snapshots 2006” Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

2005             “10 Years of St. Pete Clay” St. Pete Clay Company,  St. Petersburg, FL

                     “Jersey Shore National” M. T. Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ

                     “Pots, Objects of Virtue” Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

2004             “From the Ground Up” Las Cruses Museum of Art, Las Cruses, NM

2003             "International Tozan Tea bowl Invitational” NAU Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ

2000             “Nichols State Utilitarian National”, Tibodaux,LA

                     “Relics From The Couch” Solo Exhibition, Rebis Gallery, Denver, CO

1999             “Functional Fire” Wood Fire Cup Show, Iowa Artisans Gallery, Iowa City, IA  

 

 

 

Grants and Awards

 

2011-13                   "Fellow", Coleman Foundation Grant for Student Entrepeneurship

2010                        "Merit Award", 8th Annual Color Bold Subtle Exhibition, Upstream Gallery, Juror: Lawrence Bradshaw

                                 "1st Place Functional", Clay Continuum 6, La Veta, CO,  Juror: Nancy Utterback

2009                        "Classic Beauty Award", Beauty Adornment and Decoration, University of New Mexico, Roswell

                                  Juror: Miranda Howe

                                 "Best Teapot", Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, Jurors: SFPN Directors

2008                        “Merit Award”, Arts in Harmony, Elk River Arts Alliance, Jurors: Lin Nelson-Mayson and Paul Benson

                                 “Best Fuctional Ceramics”, Clay Houston Festival, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Juror: Lisa Ohr

                                 “Cari Rock Memorial Ceramics Award”, Elk River Arts Alliance, Jurors: Lin Nelson-Mayson and Paul  Benson

                                 “Purchase Prize”, Feats of Clay, Lincoln Arts Foundation, Lincoln, CA

                                 “Honorable Mention”, 28th Annual Associated Artists of Southport National Exhibition,  Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC

                                 “2008 Excellence in Teaching Award”, Clay Times Magazine

2007                         Exhibition Proposal for “Line to Volume”, NCECA, Louisville, KY 

                                “Award of Merit”, University of Dallas Regional Competition, Juror: Val Cushing

                                “$200 Juror’s Award”, Topeka Competition 28, Juror: Robert Ebendorf

                                “Best of Show”, Feats of Clay, Juror: Sherman Hall

                                “Museum Purchase Award”, From the Ground Up XXIII, Las Cruses Museum of Art

                                “3rd Place” , Vasefinder Online National, Juror: Elaine Coleman

                                “2nd Place” Thinking Outside of the Bowl Competition, Pottery Making Illustrated Magazine

2006                        Recognition Star Award, Professional Development, Tyler Junior College, Tyler TX

2005                        Faculty Travel Grant, McLennan Community College, Waco TX

2002                        Graduate Student Travel Grant, University of North Texas, Denton TX

1997                        Award of Excellence, Indian Hills Art Festival, Ottumwa, IA

 

Publications

2013                       500 Teapots, Lark Books, New York

2012                       ASSEMBLY REQUIRED INSTRUCTIONAL DVD, The Ceramic Publications Company, Columbus, OH

                               The Craft and Art of Clay 5th Edition, Lawrence King Publishing

                               Surface,Glaze,Form, Pottery Techniques, American Ceramics Society, OH 

                               Pottery Making Illustrated, "Cracking the QR Code", Mar/Apr

                               AKAR YUNOMI INVITATIONAL, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2011                       Pottery Making Illustrated, "Instructor's File", May/June

                               500 Raku, Lark Books, New York

2010                       NCECA Journal 2010, Volume 31, Interconnectivity and Ceramic's Outward Looking Glass,

                               Pottery Making Illustrated, "Instructor's File" Jan/Feb

2009                       Creative Quarterly Magazine, Professional Category Merit Award, 4X4 Publishing, NY

                               Pottery Making Illustrated, “Instructor’s File”  May/June

2008                       Ceramic Arts Daily, Seven Great Pottery Projects,

                                American Ceramics Society, OH

                                Ceramic Surface Decoration, Lark Books, New York

                                Clay Times Magazine, “The Gallery” Sept/Oct

2007                        Ceramics Monthly, “Up Front” March

                                Ceramics Monthly, “Focus/Emerging Artists”  May

Clay Times Magazine, “The Gallery”  Jan/Feb

California Homes Magazine, “Feats of Clay” July/Aug

Pottery Making Illustrated Magazine, “Stilted Bucket” Nov/Dec

The Best of Pottery and Wood, Kennedy Publishing, VA

2002                        Clay Times Magazine, “Hotter than a Texas Wood Fire”  Jan/Feb

2000                        Clay Times Magazine, “Wood Fire Cup Show”  Mar/Apr

 

 

Collections

Indian Hills Gallery Permanent Collection, Ottumwa, IA

San Angelo Museum of Art Permanent Collection, San Angelo, TX

Northern Arizona University Tozan Ceramics Collection, Flagstaff, AZ

Cultural Activities Center Permanent Collection, Temple, TX  

Coffee Future Studio Art Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS

Indiana University Southeast Permanent Collection, New Albany, IN

Las Cruses Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Las Cruses, NM

University of Tulsa Art Gallery Permanent Collection, Tulsa, OK

FLICAM Museum, Fuping, China

Bemidji State University Harlow Collection, Bemidji, MN

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

Private Collection of Robert and Louise Arnold, Lubbock, TX

Lone Star Montgomery College, Houston, TX

Central Wyoming Community College, Riverton, WY

Tajimi Office of Sabo and National Road, Tajimi, Japan