Matt Jones

Jonesceramicart.com

7264 Plowsher Way

Morrison, Colorado

720-261-3231

jonesceramicart@gmail.com


Education

2015 Colorado State University | Fort Collins, CO | BA Ceramics and Art Education | Arts      

Administration Minor


Solo Exhibitions

2018 Next Gallery | Silent Observations | Lakewood, CO


Group Exhibitions

2018 Next Gallery | Small Works Gallery | Lakewood, CO

Gallery 66 | Same-Same | Juried Show | San Fidel, NM

2017 Next Gallery | Small Works Gallery | Lakewood, CO

Lakewood Cultural Center | Jefferson County Juried Teacher Show | Lakewood, CO

2016 Next Gallery | Small Works Gallery | Lakewood, CO

Art Lab | That One Show | Fort Collins, CO

2015 Merchant Room | Origins | Fort Collins, CO

2014 Electronic Art Gallery | Flows of Growth | Fort Collins, CO

Mini Gallery | Tailings | Fort Collins

Workshops

2018 Emily Schroeder-Willis | Pinching in Clay | Arrowmont School of the Arts

2016 Linda Swanson | 1-Day Workshop: Installation Art | Visiting Artist | CSU

Matt Metz & Sam Harvey | 1-Day Workshop: Wheel throwing, Surface design, Hand building | Visiting Artists | CSU



Representation

Next Gallery | Lakewood, CO

Sacred Thistle | Denver, CO

Luna’s Mandala | Conifer, CO

Diego Pellicer | Denver, CO

Employment & Related Experience

2018

Ceramics Teacher

Chatfield Senior High School

  • Taught 9-12 Beginning, Intermediate/Advanced, and AP Ceramics

  • Created curriculum to align with state and professional art standards

  • Budget Management

  • Ceramic Supply Purchasing

  • Fired electric and gas kilns

  • Maintained kiln functionality (grinding/washing shelves, installing elements)

  • Assisted in pit-firings

  • Glaze mixing

  • Clay recycling/reclaiming

  • Invited visiting artists

  • Curated student artwork for viewing

  • Studio Maintenance (equipment repair, sweeping, mopping, organizing tools)

  • Sponsor of the National Arts Honors Society


2016-2018

Member Artist

Next Gallery

  • Participated


2015-2018

Art Teacher (Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture)

Alameda International Jr/Sr High School

  • Taught 7-12 IB Art, Beginning and Advanced Ceramics, Beginning Drawing/Painting, Beginning and Advanced Sculpture

  • Created and implemented  the Creative Careers arts pathway class

  • Organized and curated student art shows in gallery spaces

  • Supply Purchasing

  • Organized art materials by category and class

  • Managed an after-school ceramics club

  • Ceramic Supply Purchasing

  • Organized student field trips

  • Introduced students to working and industry professionals

  • Clay and Glaze mixing

  • Studio Maintenance (equipment repair, sweeping, mopping, organizing tools)

  • Maintained kiln functionality (grinding/washing shelves, installing elements)


2013-2015

CSU Pottery Guild, President

Colorado State University

  • Managed supply sales

  • Organized Bi-Annual Pottery Sales

  • Invited Visiting Artists