Currently working towards a Master of Fine Arts, Fort Hays State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS.
2006 to 2011
Graduated December 2011
Associate of Arts at Barton Community College. Graduated with honors Ellinwood High School, Summa Cum Laude.
Art Instructor @ Pratt Community College. Pratt, KS. 2019-Present
2016-2019 Smoky Hill River Festival Fine Art Show, Salina, KS
2016-2019 Art in the Park, Columbia, MO
2018-2019 Arvada Arts and Ales, Arvada, CO
2018-2019 Paseo Art Festival, OKC, OK
2019 The Women's Fair, Wichita, KS.
2018 Breckenridge Main Street Art Festival, Breckenridge, CO
2018 Affordable Arts Festival, Littleton, CO
2018 Art and Book Fair, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
2015-2016 Festival of the Arts, Iowa City, IA
2016 Festival of the Arts, OKC, OK
2015 Gathering At The Great Divide Art Festival, Breckenridge, CO
2015-2018 Summit Art Festival, Lee's Summit, MO
2015-2018 Autumn and Art Festival, Wichita, KS
2019 Midtown Gallery, Clayworks, Hutchinson, KS.
2019 Materials Mastery KACA Exhibition, Ottawa, KS.
2019 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS.*
2019 Lovely Bits and Pieces, Deines Cultural Center, Russell, KS.
2019 National Biennale Invitational Show, Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt, KS.
2018 Hidden Treasures, Lincoln Art Center, Lincoln, KS
2018 "Faculty, Friends, and Acquaintance Show, Shafer Gallery, Great Bend, KS
2017 Bethany College, Demo and Show, Mingenback Art Center, Lindsborg, KS
2017 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS*
2017 "Friends and Acquaintance Show, Shafer Gallery, Great Bend, KS
2014 Three Potter and Three Painters, Deines Cultural Center, Russell, KS
2014 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS*
2014 "Faculty, Friends, and People We Hardly Know Show," Barton Community College, Great Bend, KS.
2014 "Disturb NCECA," Hilton Hotel Room 930, Milwaukee, WI.
2014 Mark and Bambi Freeman Exhibition, Longwell Museum Crowder College, Neosho, MO.
2013 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS * Cash Prize
2013 Lineage: A Ceramic Tradition, Barton Community College, Great Bend, KS
2012 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS *Cash Prize
2012 "Grow Where You Are Rooted", Mark and Bambi Freeman Collaborative Show, Union, MO
2012 "Postnuptial Offspring", Mark and Bambi Freeman Collaborative Show, Hays, KS
2011 "InORGANIC MATTERS: A Collection of Ceramic Elements", Salon 10 07, Hays, KS
2011 Russell's Original Art Review, Russell, KS *Cash Prize
2011 "Fort Hays State University Honors Exhibition, Hays, KS *
2010 "Containment Within: ceramic figures and vessels", Salon 10 07, Hays, KS
2010 "Fort Hays State University Honors Exhibition, Hays, KS *
2009 "Fort Hays State University Honors Exhibition, Hays, KS
2008 "The End: BFA show", Moss Thorns Gallery, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS
2008 "Fort Hays State University Honors Exhibition, Hays, KS *
2008 "Vessel Exploration", Salon 10 07, Hays, KS
2007 "Fort Hays State University Honors Exhibition", Hays, KS *
2006 "Barton County Community College Student Juried Art Exhibition", Great Bend, KS *
2005 "Barton County Community College Student Juried Art Exhibition", Great Bend, KS *
2004 "Barton county Community College Student Juried Art Exhibition", Great Bend, KS *
Astrix indicates an award won.
MARK AND BAMBI FREEMAN WORKSHOPS:
Demo Artist and Keynote Speaker KACA, Ottawa, KS 2019
East Central College @ Union Missouri 2018, Throwing Demo and Show.
2017 Bethany College @ Lindsborg, KS Demo and Show.
Barton Community College @ Great Bend, KS 2014, Throwing and Surface Decoration Demo with lecture, sales.
Salina Central High School @ Salina, KS 2014, Throwing Demo with lecture.
Ellinwood High School @ Ellinwood Kansas 2013, Throwing Demo.
East Central College @ Union Missouri 2012, Throwing, Bookmaking Demo, and Show.
Central Junior Senior High @ Burden Kansas 2013, Throwing, Handbuilding Demo with lecture.
Ted Neal Soda Kiln Build @ FHSU 2019
Steven Hill @ Salina, KS 2016
Brenda Lichman @ BCC 2016
Kevin Snipes @ FHSU 2013
Arthur Gonzalas @ FHSU 2011
Tom Coleman Workshop Assistant @ FHSU 2010
Tom Coleman @ FHSU 2010
Gerit Grimm @ FHSU 2010
Rob Weidamoir @ FHSU 2010
Holly Hanessian Workshop Assistant KACA @ FHSU 2009
Kansas Arts and Crafts Association @ FHSU 2009
Paula Winokur @ FHSU 2009
Conrad Snider @ FHSU 2008
Susanne Stephenson @ FHSU 2008
Patti Warashina @ FHSU 2007
Jim Romberg @ FHSU 2007
David Harris @ FHSU 2006
Danny Meissinger @ FHSU 2006
Ester Maher @ BCCC
Shimpo Ceramics 2014 Calendar
Shimpo Ad in Ceramics Monthly 2014
KACA Ottawa, KS 2019
NCECA member 2009, 2011-2014, 2016-2019
4-H Jolly Workers Volunteer 2012- 2016, St. John, KS
Community and Surrounding Area Involvement:
Rice County Fair Visual Arts Judge 4H 2019
Empty Bowls Wichita Donation 2017-2018
Pratt Art/Music Walk, Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt, KS. 2018
Czech Festival Arts and Craft Show, Wilson KS, 2013-2015
Christkindlmarket, Ellinwood, KS 2013-2015
FBLA Great Bend Craft Fair, Great Bend, KS 2013-2019
The Peddler's Market, Ellinwood, KS, 2013
Larned Holiday Craft Fair, Larned KS, 2010,2012-2019
K96 June Jaunt Antique and Unique Market, Ellinwood KS, 2013
Ellsworth Cow Town Days, Ellsworth KS, 2013
San Diego California, 2007
Phoenix Arizona, 2009 NCECA
Tampa Florida, 2011 NCECA
Seattle Washington, 2012 NCECA
Union Missouri, 2012 Freeman Pottery Workshop
Chicago IL, Gold Coast Art Fair 2013 Carol Long Pottery
Denver CO, Cherry Creek Arts Festival 2013, Carol Long Pottery
Houston Texas, 2013 NCECA
Carefree Arizona, Carefree Fine Arts and Wine Festival 2013, Carol Long Pottery
Ocean Springs MS, 2014 Carol Long Workshop
Pass Christian MS, Nettles Pottery, 2014 Carol Long Workshop
Milwaukee MN, 2014 NCECA
St. Paul MN, 2014 American Craft Council Show, Carol Long Pottery
Kansas City, MO 2016 NCECA
Portland, OR 2017 NCECA
Pittsburgh, PA 2018 NCECA
Minneapolis, Minnesota 2019 NCECA
Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt, KS
Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS
Gather, Ellinwood, KS
Courtyard Gallery, Lindsborg, KS