Tammie Rubin

tammierubin@gmail.com

tammierubin.com

EDUCATION

2003       

M.FA. Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1999        

B.F.A. Ceramics, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, IL

B.F.A.  Art History, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, IL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Present

Assistant Professor, Sculpture & Ceramics, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX

2008 - 2015   

Assistant Professor, Ceramics & Foundations, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, IL

2003 - 2008

Academic Advisor, The Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA

2003 - 2006

Instructor, The Art Institute of Seattle, WA

2002 - 2008

Ceramics Instructor, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

Spring 2003

Artist Resident, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, Art Outreach at the African American Academy

2002 - 2003

Ceramics Instructor and Technician, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

2001 - 2003

Graduate Assistant, School of Art Academic Advising and Student Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Before I Knew You, I Missed You, de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART Gallery, Austin, TX

2015

I Am an Island, John C. Hutcheson Gallery, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

To Wonder & Wander, Rogers Gallery, Berea College, Berea, KY

2014

Lingering and Longing, The William & Florence Schmidt Arts Center, SWIC, Belleville, IL

Neverwhere and Nowhere, The Gallery at Penn College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA

2013

Tiny Messengers, Lone Star College-North Harris Fine Arts Gallery, Lone Star College-North Harris, Houston, TX

Another World, David & Jacqueline Charak Gallery, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO

2012                

Come in Close & Still, Spiva Art Gallery, Missouri Southern State University, Joplin, MO

Nevermore, Salisbury University Art Gallery, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

I Dwell in Possibility, Parkland Art Gallery, Parkland College, Champaign, IL

2011                         

I Dwell in Possibility, Sarah M. Hurt, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

He Is Gone, imagined contraptions for last communications, Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2009                         

Silence! Magical Thinking in Progress, Pottery Northwest Gallery, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

He Is Gone, imagined contraptions for last communications, Wakeley Gallery, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

2008                         

The Aviary, Helen S. Smith Gallery, Green River Community College, Auburn, WA

2007                         

The Aviary, Gallery4Culture, Seattle, WA

2003                         

Slight, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

The People's Gallery 2017, Austin City hall People's Gallery, Austin, TX

2016

Take Ten, The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport, PA

2015

TASA One Foot Exhibition 2015, Texas Tech University Satellite Gallery at LHUCA, Lubbock, TX

UseIt A Show of Functional Ceramics, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL

2014                        

Somatic, Armstrong Gallery, McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, Il

Biomorphic, Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

Hot Tea: 13th Biennial Teapot Exhibition, Delmar Loop Gallery, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO 

2013 

Orton International Cone Box ShowNational Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts 2013 Conference (NCECA), Houston, TX

Functional/Dysfunctional, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL 

2013  ACGA National Clay & Glass Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

2012                         

Lavish & Lush, Wakeley Gallery, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

56th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN 

2012 Orton International Cone Box Show, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS    

Lavish & Lush, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Clay EVV, National Juried Small Scale Ceramic Sculpture, The Arts Council of SW Indiana, Evansville, IL 

2012 Rockford Midwestern, Rockford Art Museum, Washburn University, Rockford, IL

Crafts National 2012, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS Juror: Gail M. Brown

19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, Laredo, TX 

Lavish & Lush, NCECA On The Edge 2012 Conference, Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA

Clay Lives Here!, Pottery Northwest, NCECA On The Edge, , Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA

Extreme, Extraordinary, Exquisite, Teapots on the Edge, NCECA On The Edge 2012 Conference, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA

 2012 Back to the Future Exhibition, Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

ClaySpace: Clay3,  Gallery 107, ClaySpace Ceramics Arts Studio, Warrenville, IL                            

3rd Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Heuser and Hartmann Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

All Steamed Up at Millikin, Perkinson Gallery, Millikin University, Decatur , IL

2011                         

All Steamed Up, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL    

Small Works, Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA

River 2 River, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

Visions In Clay, LH Horton JR Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

Flashback, Pottery Northwest Gallery, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

Craftsmanship:Concept:Innovation, Bi-Annual Juried National, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge. MT

Two by Two Small-Scale Ceramic Sculpture Biennial, EWU Art Gallery, Eastern Washington University,            Cheney, WA

12X12, Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Mursfreeboro, TN          

2010

Illinois Clay - 2010: No ‘S’ in Illinois, Lillstreet Gallery, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

Body and Soul, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2010 International Orton Cone Box Show, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS                             

Last Call, The Tim Salen Gallery, St. Petersburg Clay Company, St. Petersburg, FL

Visions In Clay, LH Horton JR Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA      

64 Arts National Juried Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, IL

Eighteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

2nd Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Heuser and Hartmann Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Gimme Fiction, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL

2009

Curious Species, Burien Art Gallery, Burien Arts Association, Burien, WA

School of Art + Design Faculty Art Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Spoon It! Fork It! Cut It Up!, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT,

2008     

School of Art + Design Faculty Art Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Feats of Clay XXI, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA

THE NATURE OF GROWTH, Gallery Space, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA

Clay? II, Kirkland Gallery, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

2007                         

Clay on the Wall: 2007 Clay National, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX

Molded Earth, Target Gallery, Torpedo Art Center, Alexandria, VA, Juror: Judith Weisman

RED, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Red Heat: Contemporary Work in Clay, Alexander Hogue Gallery, Tulsa, OK

MasterMinds, Kirkland Gallery, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

2006                         

The Other Side of the Grassy Knoll: Four Memories of Natural Worlds, Kirkland Arts Gallery, Kirkland, WA

Clay?, Kirkland Gallery, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

Teach, Pottery Northwest Gallery, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA,

2005          

Inertia, Tacoma Contemporary: Urban Art Installations, Tacoma, WA

2004                         

Necessary Compulsions, the Burnley Gallery, The Art Institute of Seattle, WA

2003                         

MFA 2003, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Selections, University House, Issaquah, WA

 Caffe con Leche, Cinema Gallery, Urbana, IL

2002                         

Art Show, University of Washington Rome Center, Rome, Italy

Freque Show, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

4 Frequencies CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

BILIOGRAPHY

2016

Kate Green, "Critic Picks Tammie Rubin,' Art Forum, November, 2016

Jeanne Caire Ryzin, "Sculpting one's self," Austin American-Statesman, October 27, 2016

2014

Bill Mauro Jr., "Breathing life into everyday objects," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, April 3, 2014.

2013

Richard Chang, "Clay, Glass Elevated in Brea," Orange County Register, February 2, 2013, 6.

2012                         

Judy Seckler, “On the Teapot Trail, Bellevue College Art Gallery Teapot Survey,” Ceramics Art and Perception Issue 90 (2012): 11. This published article includes reproduced image of artwork.

Laura O’Donnell, “Tammie Rubin Messages,” Ceramics Art and Perception Issue 89 (2012): 38-41. This published article includes reproduced image of artwork.

Ursula Ehrhardt,  “Exhibit makes familiar objects fantastic,” Daily Times (Salisbury),  September 2.2012, D3. This published article includes reproduced image of artwork.

Melissa Merli,  “Studio Visit: Tammie Rubin,” The News-Gazette, July 1, 2012.

2011   

Episode #11 Interview, Art Now!, Public Arts Program, Urbana Public Television

2010                         

Eighteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, exhibition catalogue, 16 April – 20 June 2010, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX.

2nd Biennial Central Time Ceramics, exhibition catalogue, 4 March – 2 April 2010, Heuser and Hartmann Galleries, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, page 22 & 23.

2009                         

Beyond the Brickyard, exhibition catalogue, 31 January – 15 March 2009,Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT, page 9.

2008              

Kangas, Matthew. “Tammie Rubin’s Aviary.” Ceramics Monthly May. 2008: 50-53.

2007                         

Clay on the Wall – Clay National, exhibition catalogue, 1 December 2007 – 17 February2008, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University School of Art, Lubbock, TX.

2006                         

Robin Avni, “Kirkland Arts Center,” 425 Magazine, Winter. 2006/2007: 72 (Image).

John Froschauer, “One-Hour Pottery.” King County Journal, July 17, 2006.

Matthew Kangas, Molding a New Generation of Ceramic Artists,” The Seattle Times, June 16. 2006.

2005                         

Alec Clayton, “Forward Art,” Weekly Volcano, February 24, 2005. 

HONORS, AWARDS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2017

Austin Critics Table Solo Gallery Exhibition Award Winner 2016-2017,“Tammie Rubin: Before I Knew You, I Missed You,” de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART, Austin, TX

Presidential Excellence Grant, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

Resident, C.R.E.T.A Rome Center for Ceramics, Austin, TX

2016

Presidential Excellence Grant, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

2015

Presidential Excellence Grant, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

2013

Neverwhere and Nowhere, UIUC Campus Research Board Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Scholars’ Travel Fund, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                         

Jeanne Bowman Ellenstein Purchase Award and Evansville Museum Contemporaries Purchase Award, 56th Mid-States Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts History & Science, Evansville, IN

2012

Purchase Award, 2012 Orton International Cone Box Show, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS                  

Lavish & Lush, College of Fine and Applied Arts Creative Research Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL                                                      

2011

Scholars’ Travel Fund, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign         

Juror’s Award First Place, 12X12, Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, TN, Curator: Hamlett Dobbins  

Individual Artist Support Initiative – Artist Project Grant, Illinois Arts Council, IL                                      

2010

Tilts, Shifts, and Other Precarious Kiln Activities, UIUC Campus Research Board Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL   

2009

Scholars’ Travel Fund, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

He Is Gone, College of Fine and Applied Arts Creative Research Award, University of  Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL                          

2008

Anthony E. Stellaccio Award, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

Grants for Artist Projects (GAP), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

Jurors’ Award, Third Prize, Clay? II, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA,

2007                         

Juror’s Award Honorable Mention, Molded Earth, Target Gallery, Torpedo Art Center, Alexandria, VA, Juror: Judith Weisman

Residency, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA                                  

LECTURES, PANELS, WORKSHOPS & JUROR

2017

Panelist, 14th annual People’s Gallery Exhibition at City Hall, City of Austin, Austin, TX

Panelist, Artist INC Live Austin, City of Austin, Austin, TX

2016

Before I Knew You, I Missed You, Lecture, de stijl | PODIUM FOR ART, Austin, TX

Juror, Wisconsin Artists Biennial 2016, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

2015

Pylon Showcase Artist, Fine Austin Ceramic Arts, Austin Bergstrom Airport, Austin, TX

I Am an Island, Lecture, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

2014

Biomorphic, Gallery Talk, Claypool - Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, KY

Ceramic Casting Construction and Surface, Workshop, Department of  Art & Design, Morehead State University, KY

2013                         

Science Fiction Literature and Arts Research at Illinois, Panelist, Writing Another Future: Science Fiction Symposium, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Another World,  Lecture, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Creating Sculpture through Slip-Casting Techniques, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO (April 6, 9am – 4pm)

2012                

Nevermore, Salisbury University Art Gallery, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD    

Embellishment: The Textural Possibilities of Casting Slip, Workshop, Department Fine and Applied Arts, Parkland College,  IL 

2011  

 Both Alien and Familiar: Ornamental Mythologies and the Recognizable Object, Artist Lecture, Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Lincoln University, PA

Embellishment: The Textural Possibilities of Casting Slip, Master Class, Lincoln University of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Lincoln University, PA 

He is Gone, Imagined Contraptions for Last Communications, Artist Lecture & Graduate Studio Visits, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2010                         

Artist Lecture & Graduate Studo Visits, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2009                         

Gallery Talk, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

Flatlands: Middle America and the Pastoral Sublime, Panelist, Inland Visual Studies Symposium, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Decorative Surfaces & Ornament, Workshop, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

Silence! Magical Thinking in Progress, Artist Lecture, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA 

He Is Gone, Lecture & Gallery Talk, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

2008                         

Sculpture Through Slipcasting, Workshop, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

Visiting Artist, Lecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL  

2005 

 Gallery Talk & Lecture, Green River Community College, Auburn, WA     

Your Arts Education: A Working Guide, Panelist, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2004

Applying for Graduate School in the Visual Arts, Panelist, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

EXHIBITIONS CURATED 

Fountain, curated by Tammie Rubin, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX

Lavish & Lush, curated by Tammie Rubin and Erin Furimsky, traveling exhibition

  • NCECA On The Edge 2012 Conference, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA
  • Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomingotn, IL

COLLECTIONS

University of Texas Warfield Center Art Collection, Austin, TX

Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Evansville, IN