Resume

EDUCATION

  • 2009
    • M.F.A. Visual Arts | Washington University in St. Louis, MO
  • 2004
    • B.A. Studio Art & Geography, magna cum laude | Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • 2002-2003
    • Study Abroad, Printmaking, Painting, Photography, Aboriginal Art History, and Wilderness Studies | University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
  • 1999
    • Summer School, Photography, Architecture History | Harvard Secondary School, Cambridge, MA

EXHIBITION RECORD

  • 2012
    • GO Open Studio, Organized by the Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010
    • Beyond Bicycles, Rock Paper Scissors Collective | Oakland, CA
    • Crafting Place, sUgAR: University of Arkansas Gallery | Bentonville, AR
    • The Annex LA April Exhibition, The Annex LA | Los Angeles, CA
    • National Wet Paint Exhibition, Zhou B. Art Center, Curated by Sergio Gomez | Chicago, IL
  • 2009
    • Faculty Show, California State Summer School for the Arts, CalArts | Valencia, CA
    • MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum | St. Louis, MO
    • Runneth Over: MFA Thesis Exhibition Complement, CBC High | St. Louis, MO
    • Undefined, Desotorow Gallery | Savannah, GA
    • Black & White, The Luminary Center for the Arts | St. Louis, MO
  • 2008
    • MISC: Video and Performance, New York Studio Gallery | New York, NY
    • Calculating Art: Mathematics in the Visual Field, Therese A. Maloney Gallery: College of Saint Elizabeth | Morristown, NJ
    • MFA First Year Exhibit: Part 1, Des Lee Gallery | St. Louis, MO
  • 2007
    • Non-Geologic Maps of Mars, Stain Bar | Brooklyn, NY (solo)
    • Living Gallery Art Party, 128 W. 72nd, Curated by Heather Christensen | New York, NY
    • Big Art Show, Laila Lounge | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2006
    • Rebecca Potts, Kush Café, Curated by Dmitry Gubin | Brooklyn, NY (solo)
    • Playing In Fields, Grand Central Bar | Brooklyn, NY (solo)
    • Big Art Show, The Cinema | Philadelphia, PA
    • SONYA Stroll Prelude Exhibit, ElevenTen Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
    • La Poisson d’Avril, Frying Pan: Pier 63 | New York, NY
  • 2005
    • The Ramble, Draker Solar | Burlington, VT (solo)
    • Shitcopter, Sputnik | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2004
    • We Stole Her Portfolio, The Waiting Room | Burlington, VT (solo)
    • Waddamana, Community Justice Center | Burlington, VT (solo)
    • The Ramble, Rose Street Gallery | Burlington, VT
    • The Blues, LoFo Gallery, Middlebury College | Middlebury, VT
  • 2003
    • Voluminous, Entrepot Gallery: University of Tasmania Centre for the Arts | Hobart, Australia
  • 2000
    • Rebecca Potts, Eye of the Beholder Gallery | Missoula, MT (solo)

TEACHING & EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

  • 2014—pres
    • Teacher, International School of Music & Fine Arts | Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2013—2014
    • Arts in Education Manager, Brooklyn Arts Council | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2012—2013
    • Arts in Education Coordinator, Brooklyn Arts Council | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2010—2012
    • Education Director, The Bronx River Art Center | Bronx, NY
      Manage interdisciplinary arts & environmental education programming for ages 8-adult
  • 2004—2014
    • Member, Interviewer, Alumni Admissions Committee, Middlebury College
  • 2009
    • Teaching Assistant, California State Summer School for the Arts | Valencia, CA

      • Printmaking courses with Lee Altman
      • Design courses with Anthony Ryan and Karen Ruenitz
  • 2007—2009
    • Graduate Teaching & Technical Assistant, Washington University | St. Louis, MO

      • Graduate Technology and Website: Teaching & Technical Assistant
      • Urban Books: Imag(in)ing St. Louis: Environments with Jana Harper and Zeuler Lima: Teaching & Technical Assistant
      • 2-D Design with Michelle Oosterbaan, Teaching Assistant
      • Printmaking Elective: Themed & Boxed with Tom Huck: Teaching Assistant
  • 2005—2007
    • Partnership Coordinator, The Academy of Business & Community Development (ABCD), Middle School/High School 336 | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2004—2005
    • Campus & Community Organizer, NJ Community Water Watch | Camden, NJ
  • Jan 2004
    • Workshop Instructor, Creative Bookbinding, Middlebury College | Middlebury, VT
  • 2004
    • Advisory Board Member, Careers in the Common Good: Middlebury College | Middlebury, VT (volunteer)
  • 2003—2004
    • Teacher’s Assistant, Otter Creek Child Center | Middlebury, VT

GALLERY & CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2008—2011
    • Visual Arts Editor, www.climatechangeeducation.org | Online
  • 2009—2010
    • Studio Assistant, Kenneth Ober & Renee A. Fox Studios | Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009
    • Museum Liaison, MFA Thesis Exhibition Preparation | St. Louis, MO
    • Co-curator, Runneth Over: MFA Thesis Exhibition Complement | St. Louis, MO
  • 2008
    • Web Consultant, Mary Pomerantz Fine Art | Los Angeles, CA and Online
  • 2008—2010
    • Gallery Assistant, Frank Pictures Gallery | Santa Monica, CA
  • 2003—2004
    • Mural Service Learning Leader, Youth Environmental Summit: Association of Vermont Recyclers | Fairlee, VT
    • Mural Volunteer Coordinator, Incarceration in Question | Rutland, VT
    • Curator, Project Director, Science Makes Art | Middlebury, VT

DESIGN EXPERIENCE

  • 2007—pres
    • Web Designer & Consultant, Freelance
      Create, update, and revamp websites for creatives, non-profits, and galleries
  • 2002
    • Design Intern, Spiker Communications | Missoula, MT
  • 2001—2002
    • Marketing/PR Intern, Frog Hollow State Craft Center | Middlebury, VT

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • 2009
    • Finalist in the Lulu mini-book contest for the book Blue Gold Thaw
  • 2007—2009
    • Laura & William Jens Scholar | Washington University in St. Louis
  • 2004
    • Committee on Art in Public Places Award | Middlebury College Museum of Art
  • 2000
    • Discover Card Tribute Award | Scholarship to attend Middlebury College

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Society for Photographic Education Midwest Regional Conference:Freeze/Thaw: Cycles in the American Heartland, Oct 2009, Minneapolis, MN, Lecture: “The Blue Gold Thaw.”
  • “Artist and Society” panel discussion participant. Moderated by Carmon Colangelo. Mildred Lane Kemper Museum, St. Louis, MO, May 2009.
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, 2009 MFA Thesis Exhibition Catalogue. May 2009.
  • Interviewed for Kemper Art Waves. Prod. Kimberly Singer, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. KWUR, St. Louis. April 28, 2009.
  • Jana Harper, “Artists’ Books 2.0: DIY with POD.” The Blue Notebook, Vol. 2, No. 2. 2008.