Curriculum Vitae

allisonfloresceramics@gmail.com 


EDUCATION 

2017 

BFA, Ceramics Major, Photography Minor, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Teacher/Artist/Mentor, Samuel S. T. Chen Fine Arts Center, CCSU, New Britain, CT

63rd Annual Exhibit and Sale, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT 

2017

Atmospheric Commentary, Senior Thesis Exhibition, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2015, 2017

Goldfarb Juried Student Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2015- 2018

Annual Holiday Exhibition and Sale, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School,  University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 - Present

Social Media Intern, Wesleyan Potters, Middletown, CT

Content creator working to create a cohesive and engaging social media presence that is

representative of the artists, students, and teachers that make up this non-profit in its 70th successful year. 

2018

Resident Artist, Windsor High School, Windsor, CT 

Created a body of new work amongst the students of the WHS art department. Taught wheel throwing.

Assistant instructor to Marjorie Renno in demos, firings, and critiques of student ceramic and 2D artwork.

Guest juror for 2018 Juried Student Art Show.

2016

Teaching Assistant, Introductory Ceramics - Walter Hall, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

Responsible for firing of all student work, mixing slips and glazes, performing demos,

aiding in instruction and troubleshooting work with students, and participating in critiques.

2014 - Present

Photographer’s Assistant/Photographer, Positive Images Photography, New Milford, CT

Photograph and assist lead photographer during photo shoots,

develop relationships with regular clients, and follow organizational procedures.

2013 - 2017

Work Study - Ceramics Department, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT 

Assisted studio technician in daily studio upkeep, inventory, and ordering of materials.

Helped repair kilns and equipment as needed, cleaned facilities and studio equipment regularly.

Created organizational systems to improve work flow for the studio at large.

Worked closely with students and professors to assess needs and create solutions.

AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS

2013 - 2017

University of Hartford President’s Scholarship, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT 

University of Hartford University Grant, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

Roberta B. Willis Scholarship, Hartford, CT

2017

Honorable Mention by Juror Chiraag Bhakta in Alexander A. Goldfarb Juried Student Exhibition

2016

Matriculated College Student Scholarship, Peter’s Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ

Student Scholarship to attend a Peter’s Valley School of Craft Workshop, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT 

2013

2D Design Award, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT

Gold Key Portfolio, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

MEMBERSHIP

2015 - Present

NCECA, The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, member