Education

 

B.A. Studio Fine Art with a secondary emphasis in Education and Museum Studies, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, 2010

 

 

Experience

 

Ceramics Studio Supervisor and Wood Kiln Manager, Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs, January 2015-present

Instructor,  Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs, 2015- present

Studio Technician,  Wayne Art Center, 2014-2017

Member, The Potters Guild, Wallingford, PA, 2014-present

Resident Artist, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA, 2014

Demonstrating Artist, Amherst County High School, VA, 2014

Demonstrating Artist, Swarthmore College, 2013

Studio Assistant, Sugar Maples Center for the Creative Arts, Maplecrest, NY, Summer 2013

Studio Technician/Artist in Residence, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, 2011-2013         

Head Painter, Mural for Huntingdon County Arts Council , Huntingdon, PA, Summer 2012

NCECA, (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) Attendee and Member, 2010,2011,2013

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2017

The Hudgens 2nd National Juried and Invitational Cup Exhibition, Juried by Garth Johnson, Duluth, GA

First Annual Mug Show, Juried by Renee LoPresti, Dog’s Eye Gallery, San Marcos, TX

Ceramic Innovations, Juried by Chris Gustin Wayne Art Center, PA

Yellow Springs Art Show, Historic Yellow Springs, PA

 

2016

Yellow Springs Art Show, Historic Yellow Springs, PA

Drink Me, juried by Sebastian Moh, University of Northern Colorado, School of Art and Design, CO

 

2015

Visions in Clay, juried by Lisa Reinertson, LH Horton Jr Gallery, Stockton, CA

8th Annual Gulf Coast State College Cup Show, Juried by Martina Lantin, Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL

Teapots, Vessels, Flagons, and Flasks Exhibit, Juried by Hayne Bayless, Guildford Art Center, CT

Twin Cups, Juried by Steven Hill, Missouri Western State University, MO

Mural Training Program Exhibition, The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, PA

 

2014

Biennial Cup Show, Juried by Matt Schiemann, Morean Center for Clay, St. Petersburg, FL

The Clay Cup, Vessel, Icon, Canvas, Juried by Linda Arbuckle, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

The Potters Guild, 50th Anniversary, National Invitational Exhibition, Wallingford, PA

KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Juried by Delores Fortuna and Bill Farrell, Kansas City, MO

Tabletop, Juried by Tony Clennell, The Art League, Alexandria, VA

The Human Figure, Locality Gallery and Workshop, Bedford, PA

Mud, Group Show, Locality Gallery and Workshop, Bedford, PA

 

2013   

Electric Wood Love, Group Show, Salon 1522, Philadelphia, PA

Strictly Functional Pottery National, Juried by Jim Connell, Lancaster, PA

Artifacts from the Inferno, Juried by Jack Troy, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

The Battle of the Bowls, Juried by Mike Jabbur, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA

Tabletop, Juried by Linda Christianson, The Art League, Alexandria, VA      

Bloom; a ceramic celebration of spring, Studio 550 Art Center, Manchester, NH

The Sixth International Texas Teapot Tournament, Juried by Piero Fenci, Houston, TX

 

2012

Pour, Juried by David Toan, Terra Incognito Studios, Oak Park, IL

The Battle of the Bowls, Juried by Jon Jessiman, Academy of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA

Strictly Functional Pottery National, Juried by Jack Troy, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA

Daily Companions, Juried by Linda Christianson and John Wilson, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore,  MD

 

 

2011   

Lore Degenstein Third National Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibition, Juried by Cindy Stockton Moore, Selinsgrove, PA

 

 

2010   

Senior Capstone Show, Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA

Juniata College Liberal Arts Symposium Art Exhibition, Huntingdon, PA

Student Exhibition, Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA

 

 

Solo Shows

 

Works in Paint and Clay, Huntingdon County Arts Council, PA          2013

 

Awards

 

Best of Show, Lore Degenstein Third National Figurative Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibition, Juried by Cindy Stockton Moore, Susquehanna University, 2011

Vila Gardner Metzger Art Award, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, 2010                                         

1st Place, Juniata College Liberal Arts Symposium Art Exhibition, Huntingdon, PA, 2010

Matt Wren​

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MATT WREN

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