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Adel deValcourt    Ceramic Artist and Teacher


 EDUCATION


 Gallery Management AAA (2013)  Santa Fe Community College, New Mexico

 Alternative Teaching Certification, K-12 (2008)  University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics  Minor in Geology  (2006)  University of Louisiana at Lafayette



ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE


2014-Now Hand Star Clay Studio, Owner/ Creative Director

2009-Now Hand Star Designs

2009-2013 Substitute Teacher for Santa Fe Public Schools

2009-2014 Continued Education Ceramic Instructor, Santa Fe Community College

2013 Volunteer- ART Santa Fe

2012 Internship, PJ Smutko, Collections Dept. Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM

2012 Volunteer- ART Santa Fe

2011 Volunteer- FACT, Native Treasures Art Festival, ART Santa Fe

2011 Auction Donation- Little Wing, FACT, Corazon

2011 Henna Artist, Estrellas Moroccan Spa, Santa Fe, NM

2011 Sculpture Restoration for Inn at Loretto, Santa Fe, NM

2010-2011 Internship, Joanne Lefrack, Education Dept. SITE Santa Fe, NM

2010 Volunteer, Festival International de Louisiana

2010 Auction Donation- Children’s Museum of Acadiana

2008-2013 Studio Assistant, Maggie Beyeler, NM    (Ceramics)

2009 Volunteer- Thirsty Ear Music Festival, International Folk Art Market

2008 Summer Staff, Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM  (Ceramics)

2005 Summer Staff, Philmont Boyscout Ranch, NM   (Leather, Ceramics)

2002 Studio Assistant, Joel Cottet, OR             (Ceramics)

2002 Studio Assistant, Stephen Gerould, OR           (Ceramics, Lamp Production)

2001 Studio Assistant, Bruce Odell, LA           (Raku)

2001 Studio Assistant, Marie des Jardiens, LA         (Metal,  Jewelry Production)

2000 Summer/Fall Staff, Omega Institute, NY

1999 Studio Assistant, Dianne Pecnik, LA          (Ceramics)

1998-2002 Continued Education Instructor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

1998-2000 Resident Studio Manager, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

1997 Work Study, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC   (Ceramics, Papermaking, Marbleing)

1996 Studio Assistant, Fiasco Studios, LA          (Ceramics)


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2018 26th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Purchase Award, Pennsylvania.

2017 Festival Acadien et Creole, Girard Park, Lafayette LA

2017 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM

2016 Festival Acadien et Creole, Girard Park, Lafayette LA

2016 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM

2015 ACA, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Featured Artist

2015 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM

2015 Lafayette Art Association, Eye of the Beholder, Award of Distinction

2015 Arts and Fleas, Lafayette, LA

2015 Palmer Park Market, New Orleans, LA

2014 Railyard Artisan Market, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Railyard Artisan Market, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Pojoaque River Valley Studio Tour
2013 Santa Fe Artists Market

2012 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM
2012 Common Ground Exhibition, Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery, NM
2012 Volo Gallery, Santa Fe Galleria, NM
2012 Santa Fe Artists Market, NM
2011 Fuller Lodge Arts Fair, Los Alamos, NM
2011 Celebration of Clay, Sandia Park, NM
2011 Contemporary Clay Fair, Santa Fe, NM
2011 Matrix Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2010 One Caroline Place, Santa Fe, NM
2010 Whoojoo Glass, Lafayette, LA
2010 Du Mois Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2009 One Caroline Place, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Southern Open, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA, Juror – Peter Frank (publication)
2007 The Heymann Historic Ceiling Tile Art Exhibit, Gallery 912 and Galerie, Lafayette, LA
2007 Best of Show and Award of Distinction, Eye of the Beholder XX, Annual Regional Juried Competition,
           3-D Category, Lafayette Art Association Art Gallery