Resume/CV

Caroline Stran

Resume


Education

2015 - 2019 Bachelor in Fine Arts Candidate, Ceramics and Art History, Kansas City Art Institute,                                         Kansas City, MO

2018                  Mastercourse: Porcelain A-Z: China Painting, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary

Mastercourse: Porcelain A-Z: Model, Mouldmaking, Slip Casting and Assembly, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemét, Hungary

2017 Assemblage: Putting it All Together, Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck, WA



Honors and Awards

2018 McKeown Special Project Award, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Mo

2017 Partnership scholarship with Pilchuck Glass School and Kansas City Art Institute

2015 Merit scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Most Outstanding Student: Art, Batavia High School, Batavia, IL

Honorable Mention, Illinois high school art exhibition, Rockford High School, Rockford, IL

Gold Key, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Community High School, West Chicago, IL

Silver Key, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Community High School, a West Chicago, IL

2015 Honorable Mention, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Community High School,    A A West Chicago, IL

Best in Show, AP Art Annual, Batavia, IL

2014 First Place, Sculpture, Illinois Upstate 8, North Aurora High School, Aurora, IL

Second Place, Ceramics, Illinois Upstate 8, North Aurora High School, Aurora, IL

First Place, Rock the Runway, Fusion, Batavia High School, Batavia, IL

Scholarship recipient, BHS 2014 Rock the Runway, Batavia High School, Batavia, IL



Experience

 

Exhibitions

 

Publications

 

Collections

 

Skills

2018-present Intern for the Shepherd’s Center Senior Companion Program, Kansas City, MO

Organizing artistic activities and leading group discussions

Creating and leading a gallery showcase of group work

Teaching Assistant for artist Rain Harris, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Assist with loading, unloading and firing student work

Organize necessary materials for class needs

Advise students about ongoing class projects

2017-present Glass studio lab technician/Teaching assistant for Christen Baker, Kansas City Art        a            Institute, Kansas City, MO

Load, unload and program all glass kilns

Supervise students and equipment during open studio hours

Advise students about ongoing class projects

2017 Teaching assistant for artist Margaret Kinkeade, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Assist with loading, unloading and firing student work

Organize necessary materials for class needs

2016 Teaching assistant, School of Art Chicago, Geneva, IL

Puppet making summer camp, children ages 6-11

Basic drawing course, children ages 3-8

Creative Marketing Intern, School of Art Chicago

     Compiled checklist for organization and exhibition brochure

2015 Future Fashionistas Mentor, Batavia High School, Batavia, IL

Helped young students design, create and model their own wearable art, children ages 10-13

PR director/Board Member, National Art Honors Society, Batavia, IL

Attended all board meetings to discuss community outreach possibilities

Manage advertising and social media

Perform Community service work






2018 Fine Mesh, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2017 Modus Operandi,  Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Transmute, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2016 Polymorph, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2015 Emerge, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL

Illinois High School Art Exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL

Batavia Fine Arts Festival, Batavia Fine Arts Center, Batavia IL

Where the Wild Things Art, Limestone Gallery, Batavia, IL

AP Art Annual Show, Batavia Fine Arts Center, Batavia IL

Illinois Upstate 8, Bartlett Art Center, Bartlett, IL

Rock the Runway: Legends, Batavia Fine Arts Center, Batavia, IL

Batavia Fine Arts Festival, Batavia Fine Arts Center, Batavia IL

2014 Rock the Runway: Fusion, Batavia Fine Arts Center, Batavia, IL



2015 “Artist Showcase” an article about local artists written for the Kane County Magazine, a a Kane County, IL.  July 2015 Edition




2017 Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection, Kansas City, MO



Clay & glaze formulation, mold making, electric and gas kiln firing, glass blowing, kiln form glass formation, “coldwork” glass treatment, carpentry, Adobe photoshop, illustrator and premier, and digital modeling and fabrication skills including 3D printing and cnc milling operations.