Curriculum Vitae

CHRISTOPHER J. LONGWELL

Experience

2006-2015 Elmira College, Elmira, NY
Gallery Director and Visiting Lecturer

As Visiting Lecturer:
• Courses: Art History Survey, Asian Art History Survey, Ceramics I, II, III and Advanced Ceramics, Raku Ceramics, Papermaking, Printmaking I and II, Art Criticism,
Drawing from Nature.
• Responsible for glaze and clay body development, kiln design and construction and
general studio maintenance.

As Gallery Director
• Curatorial selection and installation of seven exhibitions per academic year.
• Supervision of 7-10 student workers.
• Promotion of all shows: postcard design, media notification etc.

2005 – 2006 Naglee Fine Arts Elmira, NY
Fine Arts Handler
• Prepare, move and store fine art pieces from national museums,
galleries and private collections.

2004-2005 Erie Art Museum Erie, PA
Ceramics Instructor
• Advanced ceramics course.
• Responsible for studio maintenance, glaze development and
kiln firing.

Education

Graduate

2005 Edinboro University Edinboro, PA
• MFA – Ceramics
• Cum Laude

Undergraduate

1991 Alfred University Alfred, NY
• BFA
• Cum Laude
• Functional Design Award, Junior Year

Professional Activity

Publications:

Lark Books, "500 Tea Pots", 2013
Ceramics Monthly May, 2008 pg 18
Lark Books, “500 Cups”, 2005
Lark Books, “500 Pitchers”, 2006
Ceramics Monthly, “Edinboro Ceramics”, 2005
Ceramics Art and Perception, “Interview With Kirk Mangus”, 2005

Awards:

"Longwell-McClure Award for Advocate of the Year, " Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler County, October 2012
"Arts Partnership Award," ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, Corning, NY, November 2012

Other:

Visiting Artist, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, April 2-5, 2013
Visiting Artist, Northern Ohio Clay (N.O.C.) at Hectic Studios, Cleveland, OH, September 2012
Board of Directors, Tanglewood Nature Center, Elmira, NY
Panelist for the Scholastic Art Awards, Arnot Art Museum, 2011, 2012
Panelist for NYSCA regional grant awards, 2007, 2008, 2010
Visiting Artist/ Lecturer, Juniata College April, 2008
Awards Judge, Keuka Lake Art Show, July, 2008
Awards Judge, Elmira Sidewalk Painting Festival, July 2008

Selected Exhibitions:

Gallery Gala, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, 2012
Mint Julep Cup Invitational, Mary Anderson Center, Louisville, KY, 2012
"Personal Treasures," 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY, 2012
Elmira College Faculty Exhibition, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Solo Exhibition “Recent Work”, Clayscapes, Syracuse, NY, 2011
Invitational, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY, 2011
“Framed”, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, June 2010
Dinnerware Exhibition, Geode Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, May 2010
"Merge", curated by Stephanie Craig at The Fawick Gallery, Berea, OH
Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2009
SUNY Albany Exhibition Series Featuring Corning Community College, State University Plaza Gallery, Albany, NY, 2009
Art/Ground, Elmira Sidewalk Painting Festival / Storefront Exhibit, Elmira, NY, July 2009
Pop Up Show, Tioga Point Museum, Athens, PA, November 2009
Alumni Invitational, Pitt. PA Alcoa Headquarters, March 2008
“Recent Refinements”, Group Exhibition, Ellis School Armory at Pitt. NCECA, March 2008
“Strictly Functional”, Juried Exhibition, 2007
Corning Community College Ceramics Invitational, Atrium Gallery, Corning, NY, 2006-2007
Keuka Lake Art Show, First Place Ceramics, Cash Award, July 2006
Francis Marion University, “Skin Deep”, juried exhibit, January 2006
    Honorable Mention, Cash Award
Charlie Cummings Gallery, “Cup: The Intimate Object”, November-January 2006
Elmira Open Studio Tour: Aleatoric Theatre, Elmira, NY October 2005
The Clay Studio of Missoula’ “ 4th Annual Soda/Salt National”, Missoula, Montana, juried exhibit,
September 2005
“In Our Cups” National Ceramics Exhibition, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo,, NY, juried exhibit, August 2005
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Chris Longwell,
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