Curriculum Vitae

Education

1983
2015

BA, French, Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
8-week Spring Concentration with Cynthia Bringle, Penland School of Crafts

 Assistantships

2006-2008

Studio Assistant, 2 Year Assistantship Program, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

Experience

2009 – Present
2008 – Present
2017
2007 – 2012
2006 – 2008
2005 – 2006

Ceramic Artist, Atlanta, GA – Owner, Lora Rust Ceramic Designs
Instructor, All-Level Wheel Course, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Instructor, All-Level Wheel Course, Spruill Center for the Arts, Dunwoody, GA
Instructor, All-Level Wheel Course, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA
Studio Assistant and Substitute Instructor, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GAStudio Monitor, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

Selected Exhibitions

2017

Cups in Common, Clayworks, Charlotte, NC
Cup: The Intimate Object XII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC (Invitation)
The 2nd Juried & Invitational Cup Show, The Hudgens Center, Duluth, GA
SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show, Savannah Clay Community, Savannah, GA
Clay on the Hill – Favorite Forms by the Maker, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL; The Kiln Studio, Fairhope, AL
American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA
Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2016

American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA

2015

The 1st Juried & Invitational Cup Show, The Hudgens Center, Duluth, GA (Purchase Award)
Medalta International Tool Show, Medalta Yuill Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada
Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2014

Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA
Alabama & Neighbors Juried Ceramics Exhibit – Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Auburn, Al
American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA
Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

2013

Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA

2012

Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation,Watkinsville, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA

2011

Georgia Clayworkers – Museum of Contemporary Art of GA, Atlanta, GA
Perspectives GA Pottery Invitational–Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA
National Juried Cup Show – Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
GA Artists, A Juried Exhibit – Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA

2010

Perspectives Georgia Pottery Invitational – Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA
Abernathy Arts Center, Instructors’ Show, Sandy Springs, GA

2009

Featured 3-D Artist, “Enhancing the Flow”, Gallery at Macon Arts, Macon, GA
Perspectives – Pottery Line-Up Exhibition, Watkinsville, GA
Macon Arts, Fired Works – Regional Ceramics Exhibition and Sale, Macon, GA
Artist’s Studio, Open House & Exit Show, “Down the Road: Callanwolde to Zonolite”, Atlanta, GA

2008 & Previous

Southworks 2008 Art Exhibition, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
National Juried Cup Show, Kent State University, OH
Abernathy Arts Center, Instructors’ Show, Sandy Springs, GA
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Pottery Show, Assistants and Instructors, Atlanta, GA
Mudfire Clayworks, Holiday Studio Sale, Decatur, GA

Workshops – Pushing the Surface of the Clay

2017
2016

2015
2013
2012

2011

Roswell Clay Collective, Roswell, GA; Crooked Creek Art Center, Chapin, SC; Natchez Pottery, Natchez, MS
The Kiln Studio, Fairhope, AL; Spruill Arts Center, Atlanta, GA; Terra Madre, Knoxville,TN;
GA Clay Council, Canton, GA; Potters of Rockybrook, Opelika, AL; Natchez Pottery, Natchez, MS
Macon Mud, Macon, GA
The Art Place, Marietta, GA; Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, GA; Zen and Now Studio,Tucker, GA
The Kiln Studio, Fairhope, AL
Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, GA; Johns Creek Arts Center, Johns Creek, GA

Publications
In the Potters Kitchen, American Ceramics Society, 2014
500 Vases, Lark Books, 2010
500 Plates & Chargers, Lark Books, 2008

Collections
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
The Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, GA

Representation
Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA
The Bascom, Highlands, NC
Ember Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Gallery at Macon Arts, Macon, GA
Mark of the Potter, Clarkesville, GA
Mudfire Clayworks Gallery, Decatur, GA
The Kiln Studio & Gallery, Fairhope, AL