Education

2013    MFA, Ceramics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2008    BFA, Ceramics, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
2006    Three Year Diploma in Craft, Art and Design Specializing in Ceramics, Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College, Nelson, BC
1999    BA, Comparative Religion, Concordia University, Montreal, PQ

 

Exhibitions

2018
Pneuma: Maggie Jaszczak and Chris Colville, John and Robin Horn Gallery, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC
Americano Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
15th Annual Ceramics Invitational, Abel Contemporary, Paoli, WI
American Pottery Festival, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Mint Museum Potters Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Collaboration, Abel Contemporary, Paoli, WI
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Materials: Hard + Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

2017
Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour, Mark Pharis and Wayne Branum, Roberts, WI
Tom Jaszczak and Maggie Jaszczak, In Tandem Gallery, Bakersville, NC
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Surface and Structure, Abel Contemporary, Paoli, WI
Tom Jaszczak and Maggie Jaszczak, Troika Contemporary Crafts, Floyd VA
Objective Clay Emerging Artists, NCECA, Portland, OR
16 Hands Pottery Tour, Ellen Shankin and Brad Warstler, Floyd, VA

2016
Current Effects: Contemporary Ceramics in Western North Carolina, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC
Maggie Finlayson and Tom Jaszczak, Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, NY
Americano Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Utilitarian Clay VII (Invited Artist), Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Boundary Lines: Maggie Finlayson and Tom Jaszczak, Trax Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Penland Clay: Shaping North Carolina Ceramics, North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
Cannon River Clay Tour, Northfield, MN
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Functional Ceramics, Artisan Gallery, Paoli, WI
Lines, AKAR, Iowa City, IA

 2015
Residency, FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Simple Cup Show 2015, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Barns: Resident Exhibition, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC
12th Annual Ceramics Invitational, Artisan Gallery, Paoli, WI
From the Belly of the Archie Bray, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Hope, Terror, Promise, Rage: Contemporary Perspectives on the Past, Old Montana State Prison, Deer Lodge, MT
Anniversary Exhibition, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT
Chris Riccardo and Friends, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, ID
Maggie Finlayson and Jerry Iverson, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT

    2014    
The Archie Bray in Spokane, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
Resident Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Resident Artist Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
Faculty Exhibition, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

     2013     
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Awards and Scholarship Exhibition, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

     2012     
Resident Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
C-Scapes, Quarter Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2011
Then and Again, Faculty with selected former student, Marion Art Gallery, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY

     2010     
U/Ceramics, Graduate and Faculty Exhibition, Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

     2009     
Service: Dinner for Strangers, Bilton Contemporary Art, Red Deer, AB

2008
Resident Artist/Faculty Exhibition, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO       
KSA Out There, 12-Person Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, Gallery of BC Ceramics, Vancouver, BC
      Coming Up Next: Exhibition of Emerging Artists, Discovery Gallery, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
ACAD Graduate Exhibition, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

     2007     
Clay Dynamics, Medicine Hat Public Library, Medicine Hat, AB     
distill cup 2007, distill gallery, Toronto, ON        
Craft Year 2007: Base Elements, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

      2006     
Touchstones Nelson Inaugural Exhibition, Nelson Archives and Art Gallery, Nelson, BC      
am was, Langham Gallery, Kaslo, BC        
Beyond Borders International College Art Competition, VU Gallery, Bellingham, WA        
Springboard: Kootenay School of the Arts Graduating Show, Kootenay Gallery, Castlegar, BC
International Orton Cone Box Show, NCECA, Portland OR, traveled to Baker University, Baldwin City, KA
Niche Awards, student finalist, Philadelphia Buyers Market, Philadelphia, PA

 

Teaching Experience

2018
Red Clay Every Way, two month Ceramics Concentration with Tom Jaszczak, Penland School of Craft,
Penland, NC

2016
Workshop Instructor with Tom Jaszczak, Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, NY
Workshop Instructor with Tom Jaszczak, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA;  College of Marin, Kentfield, CA;  Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

     2013-14    
Instructor, Ceramics and Sculpture, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

         2013        
Instructor of Record, ARTS 1801 Introduction to Ceramics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

         2012        
Instructor of Record, ARTS 3490 The Ceramic Surface, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN      
Graduate Teaching Assistant, ARTS 1801 Introduction to Ceramics and ARTS 3802 Advanced Hand-Building, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

 2011
Instructor of Record, ARTS 1801 Introduction to Ceramics (Summer and Fall Sessions), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN   
Graduate Teaching Assistant, ARTS 1801 Introduction to Ceramics and ARTS 3801 Advanced Throwing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

      2010     
Graduate Teaching Assistant, ARTS 1801 Introduction to Ceramics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,  MN

  2006-08
Instructor, Ceramics and Visual Arts, Wildflower Arts Center, Calgary, AB

 

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

   2015-18
Resident Artist, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC 

       2016     
Resident Artist, Yingge Ceramics Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan

        2015 (Summer)    
Interim Gallery Manager, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

  2014-15
Gallery Assistant, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2014
Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

             2013-14            
Resident Artist, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

     2013     
Summer Resident, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL 

     2012     
Summer Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

     2010     
Technical Assistant to Kristen Morgin, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

      2008     
Resident Artist, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO

2007
Resident Artist, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, AB   

2006-07
Assistant Coordinator, Marion Nicoll Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB

 

AWARDS

2014
Windgate Scholarship, Archie Bray Foundation

2013
Beds to Bowls Fellowship, Armory Art Center

2012
Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship, University of Minnesota
Joel and Aja Ceramics Fellowship, University of Minnesota
Windgate Scholarship, Archie Bray Foundation

2008
Board of Governors’ Award, Alberta College of Art + Design

2007
British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship (Senior Award), British Columbia Arts Council
Illingworth Kerr Travel/Study Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design
Dr. Frederick G. Pedlar Memorial Award, Alberta College of Art + Design
Dr. J.C. Sproule Memorial Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design

2006
ACAD Advanced Standing Entrance Scholarship, Alberta College of Art + Design, Ceramics Program
Niche Student Awards Finalist, Niche Magazine

2004
British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship (Junior Award), British Columbia Arts Council

 

PUBLICATIONS

‘MFA Factor’, Ceramics Monthly, Oct 2011
Surface Design for Ceramics, Lark Books, July 2008
Ornamentvm Magazine, Spring 2008
Niche Magazine, Spring 2006