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

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

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