Kevin Cieplensky

Sculpture + Design


Curriculum Vitae


Education

2016
-Post-Baccalaureate: Ceramics | State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2015
-Bachelor of Fine Arts: Ceramics | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

Employment + Professional Experience

2017-Present
-Ceramic Production Manager: Nervous System, Inc. | Somerville, MA

2016-17
-Artist in Residence: Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Production Assistant: Materia Designs | Accord, NY
-Personal Assistant to Anat Shiftan | New Paltz, NY

2015
-Landscape Designer: CRC Landscaping | Highland, NY
-Personal Assistant to Jeff Shapiro | Accord, NY
-Assistant Studio Technician in Ceramics: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2014
-Short-term Apprentice to Jeff Shapiro | Accord, NY
-Assistant Studio Technician in Ceramics: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2013
-Studio Technician in Ceramics: Columbia-Greene Community College (CGCC) | Hudson, NY

Exhibitions  + Events +  Awards

2017
-Intangible Roots | Saratoga Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Vertices | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-6x6x2017 | Rochester Contemporary Art Center | Rochester, NY

2016
-Upstate Artists | The Laffer Gallery | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Fall Craft Fair & Exhibition: Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Juried by Anat Shiftan | ArtCentro | Poughkeepsie, NY
-SUNY Student Exhibition Series | *Best in Show* | Albany, NY
-Student Exhibition | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Open Studios: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2015
-SUNY Student Exhibition Series | Albany, NY
-Student Exhibition | Hunter College | New York, NY
-Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition: Harmonic Geometry | New Paltz, NY
-Open Studios: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2014
-Student Exhibition: Insight / On-Site | New Paltz, NY
-Student Exhibition: Printing on Ceramics | New Paltz, NY
-Student Exhibition: Printing on Ceramics | Bacchus Restaurant | New Paltz,NY
-Open Studios: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2013
-Student Exhibition | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Open Studios: SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2012
-Student Exhibition | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Student Exhibition | Columbia-Greene Community College| Hudson, NY

2011
-Student Exhibition | Columbia-Greene Community College| Hudson, NY

Workshops  +  Lectures  +  Publications  +  Misc.

2017
-Create! Magazine | September, 2017
-Teaching Assistant to Jill Kovachick | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY

2016
-Assistant to Visiting Artist: Steven Hill | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Demonstrator: Schuylerville Fall Festival | Schuylerville, NY
-NCECA 3D FabLab: Assistant to Bryan Czibesz | Kansas City, MO
Introduction to Slip casting and Mold-Making (Process Demonstration) | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2015
-NCECA Presenter: Insight / On-Site | Providence, RI
-Delta 3D-Printer Building Workshop: Assistant to Bryan Czibesz
-Introduction to Slip casting and Mold-Making (Process Demonstration) | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

Teaching Experience

2017-Present
Instructor, Introduction to Wheel Throwing | Indigo Fire Studio | Belmont, MA

2016
-Instructor, Assorted Private Lessons | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Instructor, Ladies Night Out | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Instructor, Kids & Clay | Saratoga Clay Arts Center | Saratoga Springs, NY
-Teaching Assistant, Basic Ceramics | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Art | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2015
-Teaching Assistant, Printmaking & Clay | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Teaching Assistant, The Object as Multiple | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Art | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2014
-Teaching Assistant, Basic Ceramics | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY
-Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Art | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2013
-Teaching Assistant, Basic Ceramics | SUNY New Paltz | New Paltz, NY

2012
-Teaching Assistant, The Figure in Clay | CGCC | Hudson, NY