EDUCATION

 

 

MASTERS OF FINE ART, CERAMICS

Fort Hays State, Hays Kansas

 

MASTERS OF SCIENCE, ART EDUCATION

Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, ART EDUCATION

Friends University, Wichita, Kansas

                                                              TEACHING AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

 

Friends University Adjunct Professor 2018 -Present​

  • Instructor of Ceramics

 

Maize High School Art Teacher 1989 – 2018

  • Instructor of Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Drawing

  • Was Chair of Art Department – 20 years

  • Sponsor of Art Club – 5 years

  • Sponsor of at risk students in Special Someone Program – 20 years

  • Tutoring students with various needs in One-on-One Setting

 

Derby High School Art Teacher 1981-1989

  • Instructor of Drawing, Painting,  Ceramics and Art I Classes, Sponsor of Art Club, Secretary of Library Science Committee and Sponsor of the Junior class

 

Member of NCECA (National Ceramics Education  Association), NEA (National Education Association), KAEA (Kansas Art Education Association) and KACA (Kansas Artists and Craftsman Association)- Currently serving as Treasurer

                                                                          GALLERIES AND EXHIBITIONS

THE INVITATIONAL AT MCPHERSON COLLEGE FOUR APART /  McPherson College / McPherson, Kansas / May-July 2018

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND FACULTY EXHIBIT/ Wichita, Kansas. / April 2018

 

HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR ART EXHIBITION (Featured Artist) McPherson College / McPherson, Kansas / March 2018

MUGSHOT 1Mojo Coffee Gallery / Minneapolis, Minnesota / December 2017 

WICHITA NATIONAL CERAMIC INVITATIONAL / Reuben Saunders Gallery / Wichita, Kansas / September 2017

 

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY ALUMNI SHOW / Riney Fine Arts / Wichita, Kansas / September 2017

 

SPLASH (Featured artist) / Carriage House Factory / Newton, Kansas / May-June 2017

 

NEW WORK (Featured artist) / The Fiber Studio / Wichita, Kansas / July 2017

 

CONVERNGENCE (Featured artist) / Gallery 12 / Wichita, Kansas / July 2017

KACA EXHIBITION MASTERY EXHIBIT / Hesston Community College / Hesston, Kansas / November 2016

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS ART EXHIBITION / NOTO Art Center / Topeka, Kansas / October 2016

VISIT WICHITA / CLAY CARTEL / FINAL FRIDAY / /Wichita, Kansas / May 2016

 

REUBEN SAUNDERS GALLERY / Wichita, Kansas / 2016

 

STRECKER/NELSON GALLERY / Manhattan, Kansas / November 2015-present

 

TESSERE FINE ART GALLERY /  CLAY CARTEL / FINAL FRIDAY / Wichita, Kansas / Sept-Nov / 2015

 

CLAY WITH A CAPITAL T / CLAY CARTEL / Newman University / Wichita, Kansas /  August 2015 

COMPASSIONATE CLAY AT BETHEL COLLEGE- MFA EXHIBIT / Newton, Kansas / August 2015

 

COMPASSIONATE CLAY AT THE FIBER STUDIO- MFA EXHIBIT  /  Wichita, Kansas / July 2015

 

COMPASSIONATE CLAY AT FORT HAYS - MFA EXHIBIT /  Hays, Kansas / June 2015

 

MADE IN CERAMICA, CLAY CARTEL / Bethel College / Newton, Kansas / March 2015

 

21ST ANNUAL EL CORAZON ART EXHIBITION / Bath House / Dallas, Texas / February 2015

 

SMALL WORKS, CLAY CARTEL-FIBER STUDIO / Fiber Studio / Wichita, Ks. /December 2014

KACA EXHIBITION MASTERY EXHIBIT / Moss -Thorns Gallery / Hays, Kansas / October 2014

 

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS EXHIBITION / NOTO Art Center / Topeka, Kansas / October 2014

 

SMOKY HILLS ART EXHIBITION / Hays Arts Council / Hays, Kansas / April 2014

 

DAY OF THE DEAD EXHIBIT / Go Away Garage / Wichita, Kansas / October 2013

 

WICHITA NATIONAL ALL MEDIA CRAFT EXHIBITION / Center for the Arts / Wichita, Kansas / 2013

 

SMOKY HILLS ART EXHIBITION / Hays Arts Council / Hays, Kansas / April 2013

 

DAY OF THE DEAD EXHIBIT / Go Away Garage / Wichita, Kansas / October 2012

 

KACA EXHIBITION / Topeka, Kansas / September 2012

 

INTERFAITH MINISTRIES / Wichita, Kansas / July 2012

 

SUMMER ART WALK / Hays, Kansas / June 2012

                                                                                      AWARDS

 

BEST OF SHOW - CASH AWARD / Dia De Los Muertos Exhibition / NOTO Art Center / October 2014

 

TEACHING AWARDThe Potter’s Council / NCECA / March 2014

 

HONORABLE MENTIONSmoky Hills Art Exhibition 2014 CASH AWARD

 

The Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibitions / August 2013 / Wichita, Kansas / CASH AWARD

 

CASH AWARDSmoky Hills Art Exhibition / 2013

 

AMERICAN VISIONS CASH AWARD FOR TEACHING - National Level Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, NYC

 

2012 CELEBRATING EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD - Maize High School / 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

DEBI COX

CERAMIC ARTIST