Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Updated: 2017-11-22 12:23:41

RESUME

Ben Skiba

benskiba@gmail.com

www.benskiba.com

(715) 417-0761

 

Education

2016                

Emerging Artist Mentorship Program, Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

2015               

 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI                                                                                

 

Experience

2017                

Ceramic Studio Tech, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR (current)

2016                

Studio Tech/AssistantAsh Street Project, Portland, OR (current)

Artist Assistant, Ted Vogel, Portland, OR (current)

Artist Assistant, Whitney Lowe, Portland, OR

Installation Assistant, Ray Grimm Legacy Project Exhibition, Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

Installation TechSeattle Art Fair (Mindy Solomon Gallery) Seattle, WA

Workshop AssistantGerit Grimm, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Volunteer, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Kansas City, MO

2015              

Studio AssistantBrian R. Jones, Portland, OR

Studio Employee, Mudshark Studios LLC, Portland, OR (2015-2017)

Assistant, Suzanne Torres, “Something onto Something Else” Greymatter Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Workshop AssistantChrista Assad, University Wisconsin – Madison, WI

Assistant, Suzanne Torres, “Liminal Grounds” Public Library 3rd Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

2014              

President, University of Wisconsin – Madison Student Clay Collective (until 2015)

Assistant, Neil Forrest and John Roloff, Concurrent Exhibition for NCECA Pritzlaff Building, Milwaukee, WI

Coordinating Assistant, Habitat for Humanity, “The Souper Bowl”, Madison, WI

2013              

Studio Internship, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, WI (until 2015)

Volunteer, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Milwaukee, WI

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017               

“Knuckle Cracks and Toe Taps” Rainmaker Residency Gallery, Portland, OR

2016               

“Chair, Chair, Chair” Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

Ben Skiba” Margarine Gallery, online exhibition

“Possibly Everything, Possibly Nothing” Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

2015               

Studio Structures: Works in Process” Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

2014               

If You Can’t Laugh at Yourself…” Gelsey Verna Gallery, Madison, WI

“Static/Flow” Allen Centennial Gardens, Madison, WI

2013               

“Holeness of a Fissure” Gelsey Verna Gallery, Madison, WI

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2017              

“10 Years in the Making” Bison Building, Portland, OR

“Facing Forward, Giving Back” Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR

2016               

“Faculty and TA’s” Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

“8x8” Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

Suede Boots on a Wooden Floor” Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

2015               

“2015 Emerging Artist Entrance Exhibit” Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

“49th Annual Student Juried Exhibition” Fowler-Kellogg Gallery, Chautauqua, NY

“Manifestations” Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2014               

“BFA Review Show” Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

“Gallery Opening” Yellow Rose Gallery, Madison, WI

“Madison Gallery Night” Yellow Rose Gallery, Madison, WI

“Tiny Hands on a Rubber Suit” Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

“Can’t Do” Gallery 7, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

 

Residencies

2015                

Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Summer Residency, Chautauqua, NY

 

Awards

2015               

Tom Beardman Scholarship, Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

Jackson Kuhn Ceramics Scholarship, Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

2014               

Workshop Tuition Scholarship, Mark Skudlarek: Throwing Big Pots, Adamah Clay Studio, Dodgeville, WI

 

Public Lectures

2017              

Gallery Talk, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, OR

2016              

TA Artist Talk, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Artist Lecture, Ash Street Project, Portland, OR

 

Publications

2015              

365 Artists/365 Days Project, “Ben Skiba – Madison, WI”, blog, April 8  

Illumination: University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Undergraduate Journal for the Arts, Madison, WI, Spring 2015

2014              

Illumination: University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Undergraduate Journal for the Arts, Madison, WI, Spring 2014

 

Workshops Attended

2015              

Christa Assad: Object Reproduction and Professionalism” 2015 Brittingham Scholar, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2014              

“Mark Skudlarek: Throwing Big Pots” Adamah Clay Studio, Madison, WI




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