elizabeth jade rodak

artist + art educator

 

3021 MONTANA AVE. CINCINNATI, OHIO 45211

419.205.0327     elizabethrodak@gmail.com      

E D U C A T I O N .
2011- 2015 University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
Bachelor of Fine Arts and Art Education License, Dean’s List 2011-2015, Graduated with Magna Cum Laude

Educator State ID OH3236764

W O R K  E X P E R I E N C E .
2016                Robin Imaging, Mounting and Framing Apprentice. Cincinnati, Ohio
                        Art Academy of Cincinnati, Admissions Receptionist and Applicant Outreach Lead. Cincinnati, Ohio
                        The Art Workshop, Pottery Teacher. Cincinnati, Ohio
                        Private Ceramic Classes, Teacher. Cincinnati, Ohio.
2012- 2014      Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Library, Student Assistant. Cincinnati, Ohio
2014                Wesley Chapel Mission Center, Youth Leader. Cincinnati, Ohio

K - 12   T E A C H I N G  E X P E R I E N C E .
2015                School for Creative and Performing Arts, Student Teacher for 4th-7th grade art. Cincinnati, Ohio.
                        Robert A. Taft IT High School, Student Teacher for 8th-12th grade art. Cincinnati, Ohio
2014                DAAP Saturday Art, Co-Taught 6th-7th graders. Cincinnati, Ohio.

K - 12   A R T   E X H I B I T I O N S .
2016                 Cincinnati Public Schools Community Collage, Assistant. DAAP University of Cincinnati. 
                         Taft Art Gala, Student Teacher. Taft High School. 
2015                 Mini Masterpieces, Student Teacher. SCPA.
                         Best of Boards, Student Teacher. SCPA.

L E A D E R S H I P  E X P E R I E N C E .
2016
Over-the-Rhine Community Council, Communications Lead. Cincinnati, Ohio.
2015
Over-the-Rhine Community Council, Communications Lead. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Fine Arts Association. President, University of Cincinnati.
Ceramics Club. Fundraising Chair, University of Cincinnati.
2014
Fine Arts Association. Vice President, University of Cincinnati.
Ceramics Club. Recruitment Chair, University of Cincinnati.
2013
Fine Arts Association. Treasurer, University of Cincinnati.

S E L E C T E D  A R T  E X H I B I T I O N S .
2015
Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Jr. Reed GalleryDAAP WorksUniversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.
840 Gallery, ORIGINS. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Solo exhibition with Linnea Campbell. 
Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Jr. Reed Gallery, Dry Run ShowUniversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.
2014
Clay Street PressHandmade in China. Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.
Niehoff Urban StudioDAAP Cares. Cincinnati, Ohio. Group event.
840 Gallery, Dubai. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.
Essex Studios Art Walk. Cincinnati, Ohio.
840 Gallery, [un]limited. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.
The Pottery Workshop Mufei GalleryOne Person One Horse. Jingdezhen, China. Group exhibition.
Dorothy W. and C. Lawson Jr. Reed GalleryNational Association of Schools of Art and Design Show. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Juried group exhibition.
Hall GalleryClay & Glazes. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Group exhibition.
2013
Red Tree GalleryCommunity. Cincinnati, Ohio. Juried group exhibition.
American Sign MuseumNeon Dreams. Cincinnati, Ohio.Group exhibition.                             
840 Galleryprocess: a collaboration. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.         
Essex Studios Art Walk. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hall GalleryCeramics. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. Group exhibition.

R E S I D E N C I E S .
2013
The Pottery Workshop. Jingdezhen, China. three week art residency.
Watershed Summer Session Residency. Newcastle, Maine.

O T H E R   E X P E R I E N C E .
2014
Rock, Paper, Scissors. Vendor. Cincinnati, Ohio.
2013
Pop-Up Ludlow Project. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Open Wings Gallery. Summer Vendor and Apprentice. Munising, Michigan.
Childrens Hospital. Commission with Kolar. Cincinnati, Ohio.
Freelance photography, editing, and design with local music artist Jacob Fortner. Cincinnati.

I N T E R N A T I O N A L  T R A V E L . 
2014
Independent Study. London and Scotland. (upcoming summer)
Mobility, Architecture & Urbanism. France. self-initiated research. (upcoming summer)
The Sky’s the Limit. United Arab Emirates. art research.
2013
The Pottery Workshop. Jingdezhen, China. three week art residency.
2010
International Baccalaureate Program. traveled to China for cultural classes.
2006
Research and Touring Abroad. traveled Paris and London.

G R A N T S + A W A R D S .
2015                Jean Tatengorst Travel Grant, one student chosen based on merit, artwork, and essay in order to travel.
2014                Sophomore Review Award, two sophomores were chosen based on artistic abilities.
2013                Bronson Arroyo Sculpture Grant, two students were chosen for a show at the Sign Museum based on their project ideas.

A R T - R E L A T E D   L E C T U R E S .
2014                Handmade in China

P U B L I C A T I O N S .
2014                Students Abroad in China, University of Cincinnati News
2013                The Pottery Workshop, Mufei Gallery Spotlight, Jingdezhen, China News
 

S K I L L S .
ceramic: wheel throwing, hand building, mold making, making clays and glazes, firing gas and electric kilns, some kiln maintenance
wood: furniture creation, miter saw, table saw, band saw, router table, hand router, hand sander, angle grinder, etc.
other: welding, book binding, sewing and alteration, leather working, knitting, gardening, photography, adobe design and editing software, microsoft office 2003-2011
ability to teach: ceramic wheel throwing and hand building, sculpture, fiber art, social practice or community art, mixed media