María G. Albornoz

EDUCATION

 

2013-2015     Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics. Tyler School of Art

                       Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2006-2009   Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio Art concentration in Ceramics.

                         University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

2001-2005     Associates in Arts concentration in Ceramics

                          Saint Petersburg College, Clearwater, Florida    

                                                 

TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2019-2018   Community Engagement Teaching Artist, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia,  PA

                      Work with Claymobile, The Clay Studio Outreach program

                      Teach Five-Week Sampler, adult class at the Clay Studio

                      Ceramic Sculpture (Summer 2017)

                      Kids and teens summer camp

2015-2018    Teaching Artist, Claymobile, The Clay Studio's outreach program, Philadelphia, PA

                      6 week residencies

                      Teaching Artist, Philly Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

                      Teach ceramics at their Queen Village and Fairmount locations

                      Ceramic Technician, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

                      Maintain Ceramic department, load kilns, mixes glazes, etc.

2015-2017   Teaching Artist, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

                      Teach wheel-throwing for kids 9-12 yrs

2016              Decal and Image Transfer Workshop, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

                      This workshop focuses on ceramic surface decoration using decals, silk-screen decals, stencils and

                      block embossing.

2015              Teaching Artist, Philly Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

                      Beginning drawing class for adults at their Queen Village and Cherry Hill locations.

2014-2015    Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                      Instructor of Record: Beginning Ceramics

                       Ceramic Technician Assistant, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                      Studio maintenance, manage firing schedules and fired kilns for the department.

                       Substitute Teaching, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

                       Substitute teaching ceramics for Drew Ippoliti and Nick Lenker during Spring 2014 and Fall 2015

2007-2010    Ceramic Technician Assistant, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

                       Volunteer position, I assisted in studio maintenance, load/unload and firing kilns for the department.

 

EXHIBITIONS

2019   Ware/Wear, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC

           Twin Cups National Ceramic Exhibition 2019, MWSU Clay Guild, Saint Joseph, MO

           InLiquid Benefit, Philadelphia, PA

           MUGSHOT2, Biennial International Juried Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN

           Small Favors 2019, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA (upcoming)

           Ceramic Centric, Foundry Art Center, Saint Charles, MO (upcoming)

           Artist Shocase, Basin Street Gallery, Norristown, PA (upcoming)

 

2018   Claymobile Teaching Artist, Group Show, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

           Artist Showcase, Basin Street GAllery, Norristown, PA

           76ers, Tyler Group Exhibition, NCECA 2018 conference, Pittsburgh, PA

           Our Community,Group Show, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2017    Faculty Exhibition, Group Show, Abington Art Cente, Jenkintown, PA

            Tangled Loop, Solo Exhibition, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

            Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2015    Small Favors X, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

            How I long to Make Good from Far, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

            No Meat in Team, Crane Arts Icebox, Philadelphia, PA

            Process: CASTING III, PSG Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2014    Beware of False Prophets Who Come unto you Dressed in Sheep's Clothing and Underneath

             they are Ravening Wolves, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

             Lengua Materna, Art &History Museums, Maitland, FL

             Fresh Batch, Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

             Small Favors IX, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

             Off My Wall, Hatchway Gallery, Tampa, FL

2013      Tableaux, Metaphors and Passages: Environments by Maria Albornoz, Jack King and Randall Smith

               Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, FL

2012     Five by Five, fundraising exhibition for the Arts Council. 2012 Art After Dark series,

              Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

              Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art’s 10th anniversary fundraiser, Tarpon Springs, FL

              Saint Petersburg College Alumni Exhibition, Crossroads Gallery, St. Pete College, Clearwater, FL

2011      Between Here and There, Salt Creek, Concurrent Independent Exhibition, NCECA, Tampa, FL

2010     El Recorrido del Inmigrante, Solo Exhibition, Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2009     Pompous Circumstance, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, FL (BFA Art Show)

2008     Connect/Disconnect, Center Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

              2nd Annual BFA/BA National Juried Exhibition, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

              32nd Annual Juried USF Student Art Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL      

2007     Exploring Ideas, Interacting Spaces, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

               Salon des Filberts, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2006     Esperanza, Gala Corina, Artists Collective, Tampa, FL

2005     Ceramics and Printmaking Show (Juried Exhibition,) Crossroads Gallery, St. Pete College, Clearwater, FL

 

Art Festivals

2019    Art Star Craft Bazaar, Philadelphia, PA (upcoming)

2012     Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts

2011     Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, Emerging Artist Programs

             CraftArt

             Ybor City Arts in the Park    

 

CORPORATE,  PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

2012      Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

               Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

2011      Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Collection,  Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 2011 Purchase    

              Dr. Gregoire and Michelle Bergier

2006     Crossroads Gallery, Saint Petersburg College, Fine Arts Department’s Private Collection

2005     Saint Petersburg College –Provost    

             

AWARDS

 

2013      Future Faculty Fellowship Award  

2012      Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 2012 Purchase Award

2011      Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 2011 Purchase Award

2006     Fine Arts Student of the Year Award, Saint Petersburg College                          

               Fine Arts Merit Award for a painting contest, Saint Petersburg College    

2005     Fine Arts Scholarship based on portfolio, Saint Petersburg College

 

INTERNSHIP

2009     Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

              Assisted the associate director of the Institute for Research and Art. Also, assisted on the break-down of                

              Teresita Fernandez exhibition and the installation of Diana Al-Hadid's New Weather exhibition.

 

A complete employment history is available upon request.