Brandon Lowery

 937.602.5673  • blowery001@gmail.com • brandonlowery.com

 

Education        

Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Miami University, 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, University Of Dayton, 2012

 

Teaching Experience

 

2022

•  Adjunct Faculty, ART341: Ceramics:Using The Wheel, Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati OH.

•  Adjunct Faculty,  Art 105: 3D Design, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.  

•  Adjunct Faculty,  Art 119: The Potter’s Wheel, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.  

 

2021

•  Adjunct Faculty, ART341: Ceramics:Using The Wheel, Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati OH.

•  Adjunct Faculty,  Art 105: 3D Design, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.  

 

2020

•  Sabbatical Replacement, Ceramics I, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH. 

•  Sabbatical Replacement, Ceramics, Wright State University, Dayton OH. 

•  Sabbatical Replacement, Art 105: 3D Design (two sections), Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.  

 

2019

• Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics, Wright State University, Dayton OH.  

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 105: 3D Design, Xavier University, Cincinnati OH.  

 

2018

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 111: Design and Composition, Miami University, Oxford OH. 

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 104: Problem Solving, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 104: Problem Solving, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

 

2017

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 111: Design and Composition, Miami University, Oxford OH. 

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 103: Creative Technology, Miami University, Oxford, OH. 

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 104: Problem Solving, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 104: Problem Solving, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 103: Creative Technology, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

 

2016

• Adjunct Faculty, Art 103: Creative Technology, Miami University, Oxford, OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 104: Problem Solving, Miami University, Oxford, OH. 

 

2015

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

 

2014

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.

2013

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH.  

• Instructor of Record, Art 160: Beginning Ceramics, Miami University, Oxford OH. 


 

Exhibitions 

2022

• Mount St. Joseph University (Faculty Show)                    Cincinnati, Ohio

• Xavier University (Faculty Show)                                     Cincinnati, Ohio

 

2021

• Dutioit Gallery Member Show                                          Dayton, Ohio

• Ceramic Exhibition (Juror Chase Gamblin)                      Virtual

• HWD (Juror Matt Distel)                                                   Dayton, Ohio 

• Rituals (solo show)                                                            Dayton, Ohio 

• Earth:Transformed (part of NCECA Conference)             Dayton, Ohio

 

2020

•  Dutoit Gallery and Guest Exhibition                              Dayton, Ohio

      (Group Exhibition) 

•  In The Void, Dayton (Group Exhibition)                        Dayton, Ohio

•  Works on Paper (Group Exhibition)                               Kettering, Ohio 

•  Xavier University (Faculty Show)                                  Cincinnati, Ohio 

2019

•  Art Ed (Group Exhibition)                                                 Kettering, Ohio

•  Animals (Juried Group Exhibition)                                   New York, New York

•  Art on the Commons (Group Exhibition)                          Kettering, Ohio

•  Adjunct Yard Sale (Group Exhibition)                              Dayton, Ohio

•  Hysteria (Juried Group Exhibition)                                  Chicago, Illinois

2018

•  Place Value 2 (Group Exhibition)                                Dayton, Ohio

• This Is not for you (Curated three person show)          New York, New York

• All Ohio Contemporary Ceramics Biennial                  Zanesville, Ohio

    (Group Exhibition) 

• Place Value (Group Exhibition)                                      Dayton, Ohio

• Tales From the Gut (Juried Group Exhibition)               Boston, Massachusetts 

• Millennials show (Juried Group Exhibition)                   Dayton, Ohio

• Raw (Juried Group Exhibition)                                       Kokomo, Indiana

 

2017

• This is Now (Juried Group Exhibition)                             Columbus, Ohio

• MUGSHOTS (Juried Group Exhibition)                           Portland, Oregon

• Pop Art (Juried Group Exhibition)                                    Mason, Ohio       

• Chautauqua School of Art Annual Exhibition                   Chautauqua, New York

  (Juried Group Exhibition)

• Don’t Tap on the Glass (Group Exhibition)                      Chautauqua, New York

 

2016

• Masculine Vulnerabilities and Intimate Anxieties              Oxford, Ohio

      (solo show)

 

2015 

• Strange Figurations, (Juried Group Exhibition)              Hudson, New York

• America’s ClayFest III, (Juried Group Exhibition)         Roseville, California

• Word | Image | Object (Juried Group Exhibition)           Cincinnati, Ohio

• Locked-in team 2 (with Nathan Foley and Jesse Thayer) Yellow Springs, Ohio

 

2014

• Fresh Material (Group Exhibition)                                     Oxford, Ohio

• Tales Told (Juried Group Exhibition)                                 Cincinnati, Ohio

 

2012

• Horvath Exhibition (Juried Group Exhibition)                    Dayton, Ohio

Won Horvath Award 

• Celebration of the Arts (Juried Group Exhibition)              Dayton, Ohio

• Fin (Group Exhibition)                                                        Dayton, Ohio

• Everything But the Kitchen Sink (Group Exhibition)         Dayton, Ohio

• Young Nobodies (Group Exhibition)                                   Dayton, Ohio

• Urban Nights (Group Exhibition)                                        Dayton, Ohio

•  Third Shift Artisan Hours (Juried Group Exhibition)         Dayton, Ohio

Received top prize out of ten Dayton artists 

 

 

2011

• Horvath Exhibition (Juried Group Exhibition)                   Dayton, Ohio

• Displayed in Roesch Library (Group Exhibition)               Dayton, Ohio

• Stander Symposium (Group Exhibition)                             Dayton, Ohio

 

Artist Lectures

2020

• Artist talk for Earth:Transformed reception at Rosewood Art Centre  

• Visiting artist lecture in sculpture at the University of Indianapolis 

• Art and Art History’s  Lunchtime Lecture Series, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, Oh, February 5th

 

Residencies

2017 

• Chautauqua Institution School of Art (seven week)

 

Galleries

2020

• Dutoit Gallery, Dayton, Ohio



 

Commissions

• 2014 Collaborative permanent outdoor Metal Sculpture for Freedom Summer Memorial (Miami University)


 

Permanent Collection

2015  Yellow Springs Arts Council permanent collection


 

Related Experience

 

Ceramic Coordinator- Rosewood Art Center (2018-present)

•  Supervised and maintained ceramic studios. Assist all ceramic studio users and instructors with questions and concerns. Organize workshops for visiting artists. Assist and fire work for our Artist in Residence.  Repaired, maintained and fired electric kilns and gas kiln. In charge of budget, ordering clay and supplies for studios.  Repair and maintain ceramics wheels.  Develop and  mix all the glazes used in the studio.

 

Studio Assistant for Doug Peltzman- Rosewood Art Center (2019)

 

Sculpture Technician- University of Dayton (2018-2019)

•  Supervised student activities in sculpture studio as well as woodshop and welding room, maintained safety protocols, room upkeep, assisted sculpture professor in classroom, and general maintenance on tools and equipment.   

 

Graduate Assistant in Ceramics - Miami University (2013-2016)

•  Supervised student activities in ceramics, mixed all clay necessary for beginning ceramic classes, maintained safety protocols, room upkeep, fired gas kilns, and performed general kiln maintenance and repairs.  

 

Teaching Assistant - Miami University (2013-2016)

•   Acted as TA for Design Fundamentals, introduced students to the elements and principles of design, and their application in visual communication. Ideas were developed and designs created using both

traditional and digital media, focusing on manual skill development and on the introduction of professional design software.

 

Ceramic Technician at Cornell Studio Supply

•  Repaired Kilns, mixed glazes, and gave information on clay bodies.

 

Studio Assistant - Penland School of Crafts (Summer 2012)

•  Assisted Kyle and Kelly Phelps in teaching Ceramics at Penland School of Crafts, focusing on alternative firing processes in clay and mold-making. 

 

Sculpture Studio Assistant for the University of Dayton (2011-2012)

•  Maintained wood & metal shop equipment and helped students with safety and design.




 

Mentor - University of Dayton’s Office of Student Success (2010-2012)

•  Helped retain students.  I was a peer mentor for freshmen who needed help adjusting to college. I was also responsible for reaching out to students and parents to ensure satisfaction, security, and long-term success.

 

Publications 

 

2020 Alex Budzynski and Kevin Thomas, “Faculty art exhibition is cause for introspection” The Xavier Newswire, January 30th, 2020 

 

2018 Jason Franz, Manifest Exhibition Annual Season 10, Cincinnati, OH: Manifest Press

 

2017 Adrianna Jereb “Students at VACI’s School of Art open their studios to visitors” The Chautauquan Daily, August 6th, 2017

 

2016 Danker, S., & Baer, S. Significant Spaces of Freedom Summer: Recognizing the Power 

of Community Art as the Inbetween. In L. N. Hersey & B. Bobick (Eds.), Handbook of 

Research on the Facilitation of Civic Engagement through Community Art. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

2015 

Whitney Vickers, “YSAC to presents Locked In: Team 2”, Fairborn Daily Herald, October 29th, 2015

Diane Chiddister, “Unlocking the Muse Locked In”, The Yellow Spings News, November 19th, 2015

Whitney Vickers, “Locked In and Left to Create”, Xenia Gazette, November 18th, 2015

 

2014 Miami University’s Effusions

2011 University of Dayton Arts Calendar

 

Awards

2019 People’s Choice, Art Ed, Rosewood Gallery Kettering, Ohio

2016 Parents Fund Grant Oxford, Ohio

2016 Career Services Professional Development Grant   Oxford, Ohio

2012 Best of Show, Third Shift Artisan Hours Dayton, Ohio

2011 Horvath Award, University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio

 

Skills

 Repair both kiln sitter and computer kilns •  Firing High Fire Gas Kilns •  Firing low-fire electric kilns  • Handbuilding and wheel throwing techniques •  Glaze Chemistry •  Clay mixing  •  Welding • 

Adobe Creative Suite proficient •  Ability to balance focus on detail and big-picture • Fast Learner • Microsoft Office proficient  •  Event organization •  Grant writing  • Carpentry

 Sincere interpersonal skills