Resume

Education
2006-2009 University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Art
Master of Fine Arts
1995-1997 New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, School of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramic Art
1996 University of Wolverhampton, School of Art and Design, Wolverhampton, England.
One semester of study abroad. Major: Ceramic Art
1991-1993 School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
Major: Painting and Illustration

Academic Positions, Invited Lectures, and Workshops
2014 - 2018 Unity College, Unity ME
Adjunct Professor of Art - Ceramics (& Drawing 2016)
Manager of Ceramics Facility and Studio Technician
2012 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland ME
Adjunct Professor of Ceramics
Hartwick College, Oneonta NY
Adjunct Professor of Ceramics & Resident Artist
Visiting Artist Presentation & Demonstration
2015 Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
Visiting Artist, two-day workshop & presentation.
2009 Pecha Kucha night, Camden Opera House, Camden ME
Presenter.
2008 Akal Exchange, Amizmiz, Morocco.
Presenter at three day workshop. http://akalexchange.blogspot.com/
2007 University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Lincoln, NE
Invited Lecturer.
2005 Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME.
Panelist. Discussion on pouring vessels to compliment Teapot Invitational.
2003 Nantucket Island School of Design & the Arts, Nantucket MA.
Ceramics Instructor & Co-Manager of Ceramic program and studio.
Clayworks North, St. George ME.
Workshop Instructor, Surface decoration: sprigs, and slip.
2002 The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA.
Invited Artist. Slide presentation and Demonstration.

Related Experience
2001-present Ceramic Artist & Sole Proprietor of Autumn Cipala Ceramics
2011 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle ME
Mudmobile instructor.
2006 - 2009 Great Plains Art Museum, Lincoln NE
Curatorial & Research Assistant.
Manager of Research Library collection
2006 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle ME
Organizer and Instructor for Mud Season, Clay in the Community program
2001-2002 Linda Sikora and Matt Metz Studio, Houston MN
Artist residency
2000-2003 Miranda Thomas Pottery, Bridgewater VT
Potter. Performed all aspects of making & firing in a small production pottery
1999 Juniata College, Huntingdon PA
Studio assistant to Jack Troy
Resident Artist, & Studio Technician

1998 Pine Mills Pottery, Mineola TX
Apprentice to Gary and Daphne Hatcher

Select Exhibitions
2019 Worcester Center for Crafts Pottery Invitational, Worcester MA
Curated by Jerilyn Verden & Sarah Heimann
The Lay of the Land: A Story of Pottery and Place, NCECA 2019, Minneapolis, MN
Concordia Gallery, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN.
Curated by Janet Koplos
Pottery Exhibition and Sale, The Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, David City NE
2018 Teapots: Real and Imagined, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland ME
Worcester Center for Crafts Pottery Invitational, Worcester MA
Curated by Sarah Heimann & Holly Walker
2017 Salad Days Invitational Pottery Sale, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
Table Matters, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland ME
Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2016 CRAFTED: Ceramic Tableware, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
UNL Ceramic Alumni Exhibition, Eisentrager Howard Gallery, Lincoln NE
In Bloom, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland, ME
2015 Vessels, Prescott Gallery, Lincoln NE. Two-person exhibition with Melissa Haviland
CRAFTED: Ceramic Tableware, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
What Are You Serving?, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle ME
2014 The December Show, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA
Juror: Christa Assad
Create. Educate. Inspire. National Invitational Exhibition of The Potters Guild,
Duke Gallery, Wallingford, PA
Drawing on the Surface - Intimate Connections, CRAFT Gallery, Rockland, ME
Generation: Ceramic Art and the UNL Legacy 1999-2013,
LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE
Curated by Gail Kendall
2013 Investigating the Vessel: An Exhibition of Contemporary Craft,
The Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
Curated by Stephanie Rozene
The 37th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia PA
Serving Bowl Exhibition, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
UNL Alumni Exhibition, NCECA, University of Houston Gallery, Houston, TX
Curated by Margaret Bohls
Worcester Center for Crafts Pottery Invitational, Worcester, MA
Curated by D. Hayne Bayless and Hannah Niswonger
2012 GIFTED, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Consider the Cup 2012, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Seattle, WA
MUG SHOTS: National Juried Cup Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
Watershed Showcase, Vessels Gallery, Boston, MA
2011 37th Annual Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, the Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ
Curated by Karen Karnes
Cup: The Intimate Object VII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL
Dallas Pottery Invitational, Janette Kennedy Gallery, Dallas, TX
NCECA 2011 Biennial Exhibition, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Jurors: Julia Galloway, Arthur Gonzalez, and Glen R. Brown
Alchemy: From Dust to Form, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida
Gainsville, FL
Jurors: Kathy King and Nan Smith
Mad Hatter Tea Party Invitational Exhibition, Armory Art Center,
West Palm Beach, FL
2010 36th Annual Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, the Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ
Curated by Karen Karnes
Best Foot Forward, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL
Salad Days Invitational Pottery Sale, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
3rd Biennial Contemporary Juried / Invitational Exhibition: Contemporary Clay 2010,
The Art Center, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO
Juror: Pete Pinnell
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA
Watershed Showcase & Sale, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Objects of Virtue, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Juror: Julia Galloway
Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA
Juror: Pete Pinnell
New Masters and Mentors, Tugboat Gallery, Lincoln, NE
catch shadow, hold light, MFA Thesis exhibition, solo. Eisentrager-Howard Gallery, Lincoln, NE
NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
Jurors: Michaelene Walsh and Geoffrey Wheeler
2008 Akal Exchange Presenters Exhibition, Ensemble Artisana, Marrakesh, Morocco
Akal Exchange Presenters Exhibition, Chez Dominique, Amizmiz, Morocco
From the Earth, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
2018 Artists in Their Studios Photography Project, Maine Crafts Association, ME
2014 Good Idea Grant, Maine Arts Commission, Augusta, ME
2012 Best in Show, MUG SHOTS: National Juried Cup Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
2009 Rodger Lang Award of Student Excellence.
NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
2008-2009 Research Assistant Fellowship, Center for Great Plains Studies,
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2008 NCECA Graduate Student Fellowship, funding for research of historic ceramics in the Freer &
Sackler Galleries at the Smithsonian Institute, & the Nelson Atkins Art Museum.
College Travel Grant, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2006-2007 Kimmel Grant, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Edgren Graduate Fellowship, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2003 Juror’s Choice, Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA
2002 Best Teapot, Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA

Publications
2018 Working with Porcelain, Edited by Neukamm, Ash (2018). Making a Teapot, by Autumn Cipala,
pp. 98-103. Westerville, OH, The American Ceramics Society.
Ceramics Monthly, Exposure, May 2018, p. 14
Down East Magazine, Good Things from Maine, Steep Thoughts, by Virginia M. Wright,
May, 2018, pp. 43-45
2017 Pottery Making Illustrated, All Details Considered, by Autumn Cipala, July/August 2017,
cover photo & pp 22-26.
2015 Maine Home + Design, Style Room, BLUE AND BOLD. by Jen Derose. September 2015. p. 47
The Free Press, art current: A Studio Visit with Autumn Cipala, by Britta Konau, June 3, 2015.
2014 American iPottery, Edited by Hluch, Kevin A (2014). Autumn Cipala, pp. 155-157, Apple Books.
Portland Press Herald, Art review: At June Fitzpatrick Gallery, craft-as-art a comfortable fit,
Daniel Kany, December 21, 2014.
Journal Star, On View -- UNL M.F.A. graduates ceramics in "Generation" at LUX,
L. Kent Wolgamott, April 5, 2014.
2012 Journal Star, Cups, cups, some tumblers and a tea bowl in 'MUG Shots',
L. Kent Wolgamott, April 28, 2012.
2011 Ceramics Monthly, Exposure, November 2011. Vol. 59 no. 9, p. 22.
Ceramics Monthly, 2011 NCECA Biennial by Liz Howe. June/July/August 2011.
Vol. 59 no. 6, pp. 62-63.
NCECA Journal 2011, Vol. 32. pp. 16 and 138.
2011 NCECA Biennial: A Delicate Matter, by Anthony Merino, p. 14-16
NCECA 2011 Biennial exhibition catalog, p. 35.
2010 Northern Valley Suburbanite, Pottery show returns for 36th year, Amanda Baskind,
November 25, 2010.
The Martha Blog, The Fabulous Maine Craft Guild Show. August 31, 2010,
images 15 & 16. www.themarthablog.com/2010/08/the-fabulous-maine-crafts-guild-show.html
Portland Press Herald, ‘Clay by Women’ features an array of styles, August 22, 2010.
2009 Ceramics Monthly, The Akal Exchange: from our hands to yours, by Linda Hillman.
December 2009. Vol. 57 no. 10, p. 80.
Ceramics Monthly, 2009 NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, September 2009.
Vol. 57 no. 7, p. 45.
The Reader, Pretty in Porcelain, Nancy Petitto, May 21, 2009.
Journal Star, Exhibition at Tugboat Gallery is spare, stunning. L. Kent Wolgamott, May 3, 2009.
The Daily Nebraskan, Everything In Its Right Place, Anthony Troester, April 20, 2009.
NCECA Journal 2009, Vol. 30, p. 145.
NCECA poster and mail brochure/poster, 2009.
2007 Ceramics Monthly, The MFA Factor, August - September 2007