Ovidio Giberga Resume

EDUCATION

1996 Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
   
1991 Bachelor of Science, Studio Art. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
   
1990

Foreign Studies Program, Florida State University. Art and Architecture of the Italian Renaissance. Florence, Italy. August- December.
   
1988 Associate of Arts. Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Florida.

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2014  Contemporary Latino Art. Texas A&M Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, TX. Invitational.
  Calculated Efforts. South Texas College. McAllen, TX. Invitational.
   
2013  Slight of Hand. Northwest Vista College, San Antonio, TX. Solo show.
  From Yellow Clay to Black Gumbo. Pollock Gallery, SMU University, Dallas, TX. Invitational.
  Texan’s and Ex’s. Winter Street Gallery. NCECA, Houston, TX. Invitational.
  Earth Movers in the Lone Star State. Winter Street Gallery. NCECA, Houston, TX. Invitational.
  From the Ground Up XXVI. Las Cruces Museum of Art, NM. Juried.
  Vases and Teapots. Southeastern Louisiana Univ. Hammond, LA. Invitational.
   
2012  Signal to Noise. Southwest School of Art. Russell Hills Roger Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Solo show.
   
2011  Home in San Antone. Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, TX. Invitational.
  Ovidio Giberga and Merrie Wright. Goldesberry Gallery, Houston, TX. Two-person show.
  Material Matrix. Tempus Gallery, Tampa, FL. NCECA conference. Curated.
  Resonance. The Studio @620. Tampa, FL. NCECA conference. Curated.
  Beyond Shared Language. Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi. Curated.
   
2010  Turbid Space. Sattelite Space, San Antonio TX. Solo Show.
  San Angelo National Ceramic Competition. San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. TX. Juried.
  IV International Ceramic Tile Triennial. Centro Cultural Leon Jimenez. Dominican Republic. Invitational.
  Regional Expressions in Vitrified Clay. Texas Tech University Gallery, Lubbock, TX. Held in conjunction with the 2010 TTU Ceramics Symposium. Invitational.
  Fill-adelphia. Show of Hands Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Held in conjunction with NCECA 2010. Juried.
  Thoughts About Tea. Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Juried. Best of Show.
   
2009  Beyond Shared Language: Contemporary Art and the Latin American Experience. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. Curated.
  Art of the Pot. Austin, TX. Invitational.
  The Exotic Table. Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Juried. Best of Show.
  Beyond the Brickyard. Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT. Juried.
  Beyond the Vessel. South Texas Collage Art Gallery. McAllen, TX. Invitational.
  Body Perspectives. Funke Fired Arts Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. Invitational.
  Teapots; Functional, Formal, Narrative. Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Curated.
   
2008  Ovidio Giberga. Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, Gallery 4, San Antonio TX. Solo Show.
  SAPG 15th Annual Juried Show, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Juried.
  Surface, Form & Substance. Amaco/Brent Contemporary Clay Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. Invitational.
  NW Connections: Contemporary Works in Clay. Esvelt Gallery, CBC. Pasco, WA. Curated.
  New Art/Arte Nuevo. UTSA, 1604 Gallery. San Antonio, TX. Juried.
   
2007  CraftForms 2007. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Juried.
  Red Heat: Contemporary Work in Clay. Alexandre Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa, OK. Juried.
  Fired Forms. The Art Gallery, Collins County Community College, Plano, TX. Invitational.
  Visions and Voices. Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY. Invitational.
  Amarillo Biennial 600: Clay. Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX. Juried.
  Texas Uprising. UTSA, 1604 Gallery, San Antonio, TX. Curated.
  From the Ground Up. Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM. Juried. 1st Place Award.
  NCECA Clay National Biennial Exhibition. Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville. KY. Juried.
  Figures in Clay. AMACO Contemporary Clay Gallery. Indianapolis, IN. Invitational.
   
2006 History in the Making. Genesee Gallery, Rochester, NY. Juried. 2nd Place Award.
  CraftHouston 2006. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX. Juried.
  Local Loteria. R.H.R. Gallery, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX. Invitational.
  Ink and Clay 32. Kellogg Art Gallery, California State  Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA. Juried.
  Viewpoint: Ceramics 2006. Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA. Juried.
   
2005

Pygmalion’s Gaze Reimagined; The Figure in Contemporary Ceramics. Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD. In conjunction with American Crafts Council Fair, and N.C.E.C.A. Invitational.
   
2004 Slipcast Objects. Steamboat Springs Arts Center, Steamboat Springs, CO. Juried.
  ANA 35. Holter Museum of Art. Helena, MT. Juried.
  Ceramic Form. Huneke Gallery, Spokane Art School, Spokane, WA. Invitational
  Former Archie Bray Residents Red Sky Gallery. Spokake, WA. Invitational.
  Gigantic: Ceramic Figurines. Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA.  Juried.
   
2003 48th Annual Central Washington Artists Exhibition. Larson Gallery, YVCC, Yakima, WA. Juried.
  Archie Bray Foundation. Warehouse Gallery. Helena, MT. Invitational.
  Generations: Impending Lineage. Arts and Industry Gallery. In conjunction with N.C.E.C.A. Invitational.
   
2002

47th Annual Central Washington Artists Exhibition. Larson Gallery, YVCC, Yakima, WA. Juried. Award.
   
2001 46th Annual Central Washington Artists Exhibition. Larson Gallery, YVCC, Yakima, WA. Juried.
  Clay Rocks. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL. Juried.
  Collections. Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT. Invitational.
   
2000 47th Florida Craftsmen. St. Petersburg Art Center. St. Petersburg, FL. Juried.
  Flora & Fauna. Curated by Cary Esser. Traveling Exhibition; Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida,
  Karl Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State College, New Hampshire. H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida.
   
1999 Old Faces / New Places. Focus Gallery. University of Florida, Gainesville. Group show.
   
1998 Tragic Heroes. Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT. Solo Show.
  Archie Bray Foundation Resident Artist Exhibitions: NCECA "98", Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Texas. Beall Park Gallery, Bozeman, Montana. A.B.F. Gallery, Helena, Montana.
  Ceramic Viewpoint "98". Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA. Juried.
   
1997 Standard Operating Procedure. Myrna Loy Center, Helena, MT. Solo Show. 
  Archie Bray Foundation Resident Artist Exhibitions:  NCECA "97", Las Vegas, Nevada. A.B.F. Gallery, Helena, Montana. Whitefish Gallery, Whitefish, Montana. North Cut Gallery, M.S.U., Billings, Montana.
  Sculpture Commission. Capital High School. Helena, MT.
   
1996

Monarch National Ceramic Competition. Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence, AL. Juried.  Merit Award.
   
1995 New Voices. California State University, Chico, CA. Juried.
  Dysfunctional Clay. College Gallery. Okaloosa-Walton Community College, Niceville, FL. Group show.
  Herencia Hispana. The Gallery. J.W.Reitz Union, University of Florida, Gainesville. Group show.
  Florida National, Combined Talents. Fine Arts Gallery. Florida State University, Tallahassee. Juried.
  Juried Student Exhibition. University Gallery. University of Florida, Gainesville. Outstanding Achievement Award.
  Suwannee Valley Regional. Art Center. Lake City Community College, Lake City, FL. Juried.
  Identity.  Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL. Solo Show

GRANTS & AWARDS

2010 Best of Show Award. "Thoughts About Tea". Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
   
2009 Best of Show Award. "Exotic Table". Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
   
2007 1st Place Award. "From the Ground Up". Las Cruces Museum of Art, NM.
   
2006 2nd Place Award. "History in the Making". Gallery at Genesee Pottery, Rochester, NY.
  Merit Award. "CraftHouston 2006". Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX.
   
2004 Faculty Travel Grant. College of Arts and Humanities, Central Washington University
  Summer Scholarship/Creativity Grant. College of Arts and Humanities, Central Washington University
  Kiln God Award. Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Fully funded residency.
   
2003 Faculty Travel Grant. College of Arts and Humanities, Central Washington University
   
2002 Bloxom Artist Appreciation Award. "47th Central Washington Artists Exhibition".
  Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA.
   
1996 Merit Award. "Monarch National Ceramic Competition". Kennedy-Douglas Arts Center, Florence, AL.
  Monitor/Assistant Award. Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME. Partially funded residency.

SELECT WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

2014 Art and Ecology Forum. UTSA. Interdisciplinary forum; anthropology, ecology and art. TX.
   
2013 Northwest Vista College. Lecture and one-day workshop. San Antonio, TX.
   
2012 Russell Hill Rogers Gallery, Southwest School of Art. Artist lecture. San Antonio, TX.
   
2011 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Two-week workshop on figure sculpture. Deer Isle, ME.
South Texas Ceramic Symposium. Two day workshop and lecture. South Texas College, McAllen, TX.
Art Museum of South Texas. Artist lecture and demonstration. Corpus Christi, TX.
   
2010 TTU Ceramics Symposium. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Artist lecture.
Glassell School of Art. Houston, TX. Artist lecture.
Curator for "Relative Distances". UTSA Satellite Space Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
   
2009 Curator for "Familiar Unknown". Blue Star Contemporary Art Center. San Antonio, TX.
  University of Miami. Coral Gables, FL. Artist lecture.
  Curator for "New Works; UTSA Ceramics". Justiceworks Studio, San Antonio, TX.
   
2006 Southwest School of Art and Craft. San Antonio, TX. Artist slide lecture.
   
2003 Wenatchee Valley Community College. Wenatchee, WA. Artist’s slide lecture.
  Princess Cruise Lines Scholarship at Sea Program. Island Princess,  Alaska’s Inside Passage. Three week workshop. Artist’s slide lectures and demonstrations.
   
2002

Alfred University. Alfred, NY. Slide lectures; "The Narrative Figure", "Contemporary Figurative Ceramics" and artist’s work.
  Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA. Workshop and slide lecture. "Figurative Clay sculpture and Armatures". Artist’s slide lecture.
   
2001 California State University, Chico, CA. Artist’s slide lecture.
   
2000 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. Artist’s slide lecture.
   
1999 University of Florida, Gainesville. Two-week workshop constructing soda kiln.
   
1998 University of Hartford Connecticut. Five-day workshop constructing a gas fired soda kiln.
University of Montana, Missoula. One day workshop. “Ceramic Sculpture”, Artist’s slide lecture.
   
1997-
1998

Workshop Assistant. Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts. Helena, MT. "Large Scale Installation Workshop", Marilyn Lysohir. "The Figure in Porcelain",  Beth Lo. "Salt Glaze Workshop", Rick Pope.
   
1997 Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT. Artist’s slide lecture.
   
1996

Workshop Assistant. "Ceramic Sculpture", William Parry. I demonstrated paperclay process and building techniques. Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 500 Figures in Clay, Vol. 2. Juror: Nan Smith. Lark Books, NY, 2014. Pages 136, 144. Color images.
   
  Irvine, Alex. Ceramic Sculpture: Making Faces. Lark Books, NY. 2014. Pages 120, 121. Color images.
   
2013 Molanphy, Brian. From Yellow Clay to Black Gumbo. Exhibition catalogue. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
   
2012 Giberga, Ovidio. “Signal to Noise”. 16 page color exhibition catalogue and essay. Published by SWSA, San Antonio, TX
   
2011 Hanessian, Holly. “Material Matrix” exhibition catalogue (Tempus Gallery, Tampa, FL.). Published by FSU Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL.
   
2010 Giberga, Ovidio. Curators statement for "Relative Distances" exhibition catalogue. UTSA.
   
2009

Bohls, Margaret. "Ruminations on the Teapot", Curatorial statement for exhibition Teapots; Functional, Formal, Narrative. University of Wisconsin-Euu Claire. Mention, color image.
   
  Exhibition catalogue for "Beyond Shared Language; Contemporary Art and the Latin American Experience", Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. Mention, artist statement, resume, color images.
   
  Giberga, Ovidio. "Familiar Unknown". Exhibition catalogue and curatorial essay. Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX.
   
  Giberga, Ovidio. Artist interview online. Produced by Amaco/Brent, Indianapolis, IN.
20 min. http://www.amaco.com/artist-interview-videos/
   
  Goddard, Dan. "Potters Guild breaks with tradition for Exotic Table". San Antonio Express News, 2/22/2009, p, 4G. Review, image
   
2008

Northway, Paul. "Finding the Balance; Recent Sculpture by Ovidio Giberga". Ceramics Monthly, April 2008. Feature article, color images. Pgs. 36-39.
   
  Stuckman, Ralph, Dr."Cultural Differences Beyond Roots Broadens Artist’s Works". Art-to-Art Palette, Potter’s Shed Section. Ohio City, OH. October 2008 Issue. Feature article, color images. Pgs. 61 & 99.
   
  Ramos, Melisa, J. "San Antonio Report: Ovidio Giberga at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center". New York Arts Magazine, New York. Vol. 13 No. 7/8. July 2008. Review, color image. Pg. 28.
   
 2007

Heilenman, Diane. "Media Mix". The Courier Journal, Arts and Leisure, Louisville, Kentucky. July 1, 2007. Mention and color image.
   
  Goddard, Dan. "Indoor sculptures often fool the eye". San Antonio Express News, SA Life, Visual Arts, San Antonio, Texas. June 2007. page 10. Mention and color image.
   
2005

Toutillott, Suzanne. Editor. "The Figure in Clay." Lark Books, Ashville, NC. 2005. Citation and color photograph.
   
  Poellot, Jennifer. "The Slip-Cast Object." Ceramics Monthly Magazine, May, 2005. Statement and color photograph. pg. 39.
   
2004

Hackett, Regina. "Gigantic: Ceramic Figurines" Seattle Post, March 8, 2004. Review. pg. D8.
   
2002

Wilbur, Wynne. "Evolving a Tradition." Ceramics Monthly Magazine, May, 2002. Citation and color photograph. 39.
   
2001


Held, Peter. Editor. "A Ceramic Continuum; Fifty Years of the Archie Bray Influence." Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT. and University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA. 2001. Citations and photograph. p. 59 & 177.
   
1997

Sikes, Toni Fountain. "Monarch National." Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 28. 1997. Citation and color photograph. p. 75.
   
Sikes, Toni Fountain. "The Best of New Ceramic Art." Hand Books Press, Madison, WI, 1997. Color photograph and artist statement, p. 42.
   
Goldstein, Mark. "Teeth of Clay." The Independent Record, Helena, MT. June 13, 1997. Feature article and color photographs.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES / APPRENTICESHIPS

2004 Artist in Residence. Artists Invite Artists Session. Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. Edgecombe, ME.
   
1998-
1998
Artist in Residence. Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts. Helena, MT

   
1994 Graduate Research Assistantship. Studio Assistant to Professor Nan Smith for sculpture project funded by Southern Arts Federation / N.E.A. Fellowship, and University of Florida.
   
1991-
1993
Apprenticeship. Anthony Stoneware, Tallahassee, FL. Assisted in all aspects of studio ceramics production.

   
1991

Artist in Residence. Sem Ghelardini, Pietrasanta, Italy. Marble Carving Studio. Practiced traditional marble carving techniques; macchinetta & compassi.

RECENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2005-
present
Assistant Professor of Art, University of Texas at San Antonio.
   
2001-
2005
Assistant Professor of Art. Central Washington University. Ellensburg, WA.
   
2002 Visiting Assistant Professor.  Alfred University. Alfred, NY. Summer session.
   
2002 Visiting Assistant Professor. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, NM. Fall Semester.