CJ Niehaus Vitae

Selected Shows

2016

2016 Fall Gallery Show, Hambidge Creative Residency Program

AMOCA Ceramic Annual: Biomorphic, Mobilia Gallery

Redefining the Vessel, Mobilia Gallery

    • Invitational

Cup: The Intimate Object XII, Charlie Cummings Gallery

    • Invited artist

Steinfest: Present Day Interpretations, Claymakers Gallery

    • Invitational

CJ Niehaus, McHenry County College

    • Solo exhibit

CJ Niehaus - Reception with the artist, In Tandem Gallery

    • Featured Artist

Goudie Gallery, Galesburg Civic Art Center

    • Two Artist Show

In Vivo Anima, Charlie Cummings Gallery

    • Solo Show

14th Annual Orton Cone Box Show, Hilliard Gallery

Last Call, Companion Gallery

Potters Council 2016 Juried Show, NCECA Conference Resource Hall

18 Hands Gallery, NCECA Conference Gallery Expo

    • Invited Artist

9th Annual International Texas Teapot Tournament, CAMEO (Clay Art Museum) and 18 Hands Gallery

2015

Animalia, McLean County Art Center

    • Invitational

Clay Workers Guild of Illinois Members' Show, Old Courthouse Arts Center

    • Awarded Best Sculpture
    • Juried by Justin Schmitz

Cup: The Intimate Object XI, Charlie Cummings Gallery

    • Invited artist

Allons-y, MG Nelson Family Gallery, Springfield Arts Association

    • Invitational

Eat, Drink…, Northern Clay Center, Emily Galusha Gallery

18 Hands Gallery, NCECA Conference Gallery Expo

    • Invited Artist

Potter’s Council Juried NCECA Show, NCECA Conference Resource Hall

2014

14th Annual Clayworker’s Guild Show, Old Courthouse Arts Center

    • Awarded:
      • Best in Show
      • Best Surface Treatment
      • Peer Choice Awards
    • Juried by Paul Andrew Wandless

Fine Line Faculty Show, Kavanagh Gallery

    • Invited Faculty

Cup: The Intimate Object X, Charlie Cummings Gallery

Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Seiler Studio and Gallery

Spoon Me, Medalta

Shake It Baby!, Baltimore Clayworks

Shapes of Influence | Contemporary Ceramics, Springfield Art Association

Art and the Urban Garden, Lillstreet Gallery

    • Juried exhibition

ClayMirth "The Nature of Clay", Kavanagh Gallery

    • Invitational exhibit

Nature. Nurture., Yeiser Art Center

    • Solo exhibit

National Ceramics Invitational 2014, Paducah School of Art & Design

International Cup 2014, Clay Studio of Missoula

7th International Texas Teapot Tournament, 18 Hands Gallery

On the Surface: Clay Decoration, Morean Art Center

    • One of 24 artists accepted

Table of Contents: A Dinnerware Show, Clay Gallery

2013

A Juried Show of Ornaments, The Clay Studio

    • Juried by Naomi Cleary

Cup: The Intimate Object IX, Charlie Cummings Gallery

64 Arts 2013, Buchanan Center for the Arts

Paducah School of Art & Design Annual Faculty Show, Clemens Fine Art Center

Possession, Duluth Art Institute Morrison Gallery

10th Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Show, The Clay Studio

    • Juried by Marge Brown Kalodner and Naomi Cleary

Re-Collections, University Museum

    • Solo Exhibition

Mug Shots, LUX Center for the Arts

Houberbocken 24th Annual Teapot Show: On The Road Again

    • Curated by Joan Houlehen

Kent State University 12th Annual Juried Cup Show

"Drink This", Workhouse Gallery

2012

Art Over Easy 8, Surplus Gallery

"Perfect Plate", Lillstreet

C4 Exhibit, Surplus Gallery

Transformation, Surplus Gallery

2011

Art Over Easy 7, Surplus Gallery

First Year Chopping Block, Surplus Gallery

Experience

2015-

McHenry Community College

    • Adjunct Instructor for Ceramics I and II

2015-

Elgin Community College

    • Adjunct Instructor for ART 110 and Design II (3-D Foundations)

2015-

Elgin Community College

    • Adjunct Instructor for ART 110 and Design II (3-D Foundations)

2015-

Fine Line Creative Arts Center

    • Ceramics Instructor/Studio Manager

2013-2014

Paducah School of Art & Design

    • Resident artist (fall & spring)
    • Adjunct professor (fall & spring)
    • Sabatical replacement (summer)

2012-2013

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    • Ceramics Graduate Assistant, Teacher of Record

2012

Springfield Arts Association

    • Workshop Instructor

2010-2012

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    • Art History Graduate Assistant, Teacher of Record
    • Graduate Assistant to Director, AOE 8

2007-2010

Fine Line Creative Arts Center

    • Ceramics Instructor
    • Ceramics Technician

Education

MFA, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Thesis Committee:

BA, Xavier University