A. E. SLYDEL

EDUCATION

2021 - MFA in Applied Craft and Design at Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR 97209

2018 - Bachelor of Fine Art with Sculpture Concentration at The University of North Carolina at Asheville, Undergraduate Research Scholar distinction, Asheville, NC 28804

2013 - Carrboro High School graduate, Carrboro, NC 27516


EXHIBITIONS

2021 - enbeing, MFA Thesis Exhibition, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, OR, 97209

2019 - Can You Unpack That? - group MFA AC+D exhibition, Glass Building, 2139 N. Kerby Ave, Portland, OR 97227

2018 - they/them – a sculptural exploration of gender fluidity, solo BFA exhibition, S.Tucker Cooke Gallery, Owen Hall, Asheville, NC, 28804

2018 - Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design Pop-Up Student Exhibition, 67 Broadway Street, Asheville, NC 28801

2018 - Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Asheville Area Arts Council, 207 Coxe Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801, Juror: Robert Tynes

2017 - Annual Juried Student Exhibition, S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, Owen Hall, Asheville, NC 28804, Juror: Dan Millspaugh

2014 - Annual Art Front Members’ Show, Intercultural Gallery Highsmith Union,

Asheville, NC 28804

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2021- East Creek Graduate Support Grant

2021- East Creek Art Golden Spot Residency

2020- PICA Covid-19 Artist Relief Fund

2019 - PNCA AC & D Graduate Merit Scholarship 

2018 - Undergraduate Research Scholar distinction and publication in the Journal of Undergraduate Research at The University of North Carolina at Asheville, Asheville, NC 28804


RELATED EXPERIENCE

2021 - OPA Member Pop-up Shop, Ceramics Northwest, Portland, OR

2019- present - Participant in anagama kiln firings at East Creek Art, LLC, Willamina, OR

2021 - Attendee of NCECA Rivers, Reflections, Reinventions, Virtual Conference

2019 - Attendee of NCECA Claytopia, Minneapolis, MN

2018 - Presenter of Senior Thesis at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Asheville, NC

2018 - Student attendee of NCECA CrossCurrents, Pittsburgh, PA

2018 - Volunteer with two anagama kiln firings, Asheville, NC

2018 - Volunteer with Student Art Sale, Asheville, NC

2017 - Presenter of research in Art History at the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Asheville, NC

2017 - Student attendee of NCECA Future Flux, Portland, OR

2017 - Volunteer with two anagama kiln firings

2017 - Volunteer with two Student Art Sales

2016 - Volunteer with three anagama kiln firings

2016 - Volunteer with two Student Art Sales

WORK EXPERIENCE

2020- present - Glaze Technician and Production Assistant at Pigeon Toe Ceramics, Portland, OR

2020- 2021 - Studio Manager at the Glass Building MFA Studios, PNCA, Portland, OR

2019- 2020 - Barista at Marigold Coffee, Portland, OR

2018- 2019 - Barista at Trade and Lore Coffee, Asheville, NC

2014- 2018 - Barista at Vortex Doughnuts, Asheville NC

2012- 2014 - Barista at Open Eye Cafe, Carrboro NC

2012- 2013 - Instructor and After-School Counselor at United Taekwondo Academy, Carrboro, NC    

REFERENCES

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