CONTACT

                   iren.tete@gmail.com

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EDUCATION

2016-19    Master of Fine Arts, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE                
2015-16    Post-Baccalaureate Student, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2013-14    Post-Baccalaureate Student, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

2009-13    Bachelor of Science – BS, Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Art Minor, 

                  College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

           
2019-20    Alberta University of the Arts, Calgary, AB
                 Visiting Faculty in Ceramics

                 “Ceramics 101,” “Intermediate Ceramics (Handbuilding, Moldmaking, Casting)”
                 “Introduction to Ceramic Processes,”4th Year Ceramic Seminar”

 2019         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

                 Graduate Instructor of Record, Spring

                 3D Design
2018         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE  
                 Graduate Instructor of Record, Fall

                 3D Design

2018         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE  
                 Graduate Teaching Assistant to Professor: Elizabeth Ingraham, Spring
                 3D Design
2017         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE  
                 Graduate Teaching Assistant to Professor: Margaret Bohls, Fall
                 Ceramics for Non-Majors: Handbuilding

2017         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

                 Graduate Instructor of Record, Spring

                 Ceramics for Non-Majors: Wheel throwing and Handbuilding
2016         University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

                 Graduate Instructor of Record, Spring

                 Ceramics for Non-Majors: Wheel throwing and Handbuilding


 

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2017         DAAP Summer Camp Instructor, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH  
2015-16    Ceramics Instructor, Manhattan Arts Center, Manhattan, KS
2015-16    Gallery Associate, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

2014-15    Exhibitions Assistant, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
 

 

RESIDENCIES

2018         Collaborative Residency, Zentrum fur Keramik, Berlin, Germany
2017         Summer Residency, University of Cincinnati – DAAP, Cincinnati, OH
2014-15    Anonymous Artist Fellowship, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019          This is Just to Say, Thesis Exhibition, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery, University of     

                  Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2018          Where the Present Ends and the Shadows Begin, The Lee Dam Art Center for

                  Fine Art, Marysville, KS

                  New Shadows, Medici Gallery, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2019         C3: Cultivating Ceramic Collaboration, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

                 (upcoming)

                 Its Construction Conceals, Ghost Gallery, Omaha, NE

                 (upcoming)  

                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition /jurors Linda Lopez and Steven Young

                 Lee/, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
                 First Hand, Olive DeLuce Art Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville,   

                 MO

2018         Benefit, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
                 The Ideal Image, Fold Gallery, Lincoln, NE
                 Art and Art History Alumnae Exhibition, Andrews Gallery, College of William &

                 Mary, Williamsburg, VA
                 Strike, Invitational, Kansas City Urban Potters, Kansas City, MO

                 22nd San Angelo National Ceramic Competition /juror Peter Held/, San Angelo

                 Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
                 Artist Feature, Chapin Gallery, Lincoln, NE

                 Concurrence, The Lee Dam Art Center for Fine Art, Marysville, Kansas
                 Last Call III, Invitational, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN
2017         Flux, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln,  NE
                 Functional Relationships, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New

                 Harmony, IN
                 Red Lodge Juried National IV /juror Sunshine Cobb/, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red

                 Lodge, MT
                 New Chicks on the Block, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

                 College Collective /jurors Ben Carter, Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, and Adrian Octavius

                 Walker/, Flower City Arts Center, Rochester, NY
                 11th Yunomi Invitational, Akar, Iowa City, IA
2016         The Cup, The Mug /juror Peter Pincus/, Main Street Arts, Clifton      Springs, NY

                 The Intimate Object XII, Invitational, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Apex. NC

                 Around the Corner, University of Missouri Alumni Invitational, The Beggar’s Table, 

                 Kansas City, MO
                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibitions /jurors Lee Somers and Liz

                 Quackenbush/, Kansas City, MO

                 Fogelberg, Red Wing, Anonymous Potter Exhibition, Northern Clay Center,

                 Minneapolis, MN

2015         Strictly Functional Pottery National /juror by Matt Long/, Market House Craft

                 Center, Lancaster, PA
                 The Intimate Object XI, Invitational, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL
                 Steelville Arts Council Clay Symposium, Invitational, Zeke Gallery, Steelville, MO

                 Members Juried Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                 Teapots VII, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2014         Winterfest, Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

                 The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL
                 The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas, George Caleb Bingham Gallery,

                 University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
                 Art We Use, Dairy Barn Arts, Center, Athens, OH
                 Small Favors IX, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
                 Mug Shots National Juried Cup Exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
                 NCECA National Juried Student Exhibition /jurors Tara Wilson and Jeffrey      

                 Mongrain/, Milwaukee, WI

 

 

ARTIST TALKS & LECTURES


2019         Artist Talk, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2018         Artist Talk, The Ceramics Forum, Grand Valley State University, Grand Valley, MI
2016         Resident Artist Talk, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015         Guest Speaker, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

 

 
SERVICE

2018         MEDICI Exhibition, Donation of Artwork, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery,

                 University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2017-18    President, Clay Club, Student Organization, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2017         MEDICI Exhibition, Donation of Artwork, Eisentrager–Howard Gallery,

                 University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
                 Undergraduate Applicants Art Portfolio Review Committee, College of

                 William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
2016-19    Graduate Member, Visual Artists in Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2016         LUX Auction, Donation of Artwork, LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE 

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2019          Francis William Vreeland Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2018          Hixson-Lied Student Materials Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
                  Hixson-Lied Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant,     

                  University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2017          Hixson-Lied Student Study Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

                  Graduate Research and Creative Activities Award, University of

                  Nebraska-Lincoln
                  Anderson Ranch Workshop Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center,

                  Snowmass Village, CO  
2016          ACC Scholarship, Conference Scholarship, American Craft Council, Minneapolis,    

                  MN
2016-19     Full Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln