University of Denver, BA, MFA
Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism Evanston, Illinois
Resident, Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, Baltimore, 2013-2017.
Oral History Interview with Nan McKinnell, June 2005, for the Archives of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Visiting Faculty/Artist, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, May, 2005.
Presenter, 5th Annual International Symposium, Avellaneda Center, Buenos, Aires, Argentina, May, 2001.
Presenter, Anatolia University International Symposium, Eskisehir, Turkey, October, 2000.
Invited Artist, Encuentro: Todo Ceramica 1999, Nueva Gerona, Isla dele Juventud, Cuba, November/December 1999.
Visiting faculty, Central College of Art and Design, Beijing, China, October/November 1999.
Co-ordinator of Littleton Workshops and International Exhibitions for NCECA, March 2000. Includes Wasaburo Takahashi workshop and exhibition; Archie Bray Foundation Exhibition; Encuentro: works from Cuba and International; Rocky Mountain Region Co-ops: from the Rocky Mountain States and
Curator, Colorado Clay Sculpture: On and Off the Wall, Colorado Gallery of the Arts, Littleton, Colorado,
Resident Artist, Ars Lubecae, Lubeck, Germany, May/June, 1991, June, 1995.
Visiting Artist, University of Puget Sound and Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, Washington, May, 1993.
Guest Artist, University of Colorado at Denver, Post Modern Seminar, July, 1990.
Visiting Artist, Large Scale Site Installation, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Art Week, March, 1990.
Visiting Faculty, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, March, 1989. Group project with design, sculpture, and architecture students.
Resident Artist, International Experimental Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, Summer, 1988. Invited artist, working with artists from Germany, Holland, Japan, Hungary.
Visiting Faculty, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada, June, 1987. Collaborative site specific project, working with artists from U.S., Canada, Japan, England, Hungary, and Indonesia.
Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana, Summer, 1985. Completed three site specific installations.
Juried Participant, Omaha Brickworks Project, Nebraska, May, 1983. Site specific installations.
Visiting Artist, Corpus Christi State University, Texas, July, 1983. Salt low-fire workshop.
Visiting Artist, at the Rosen Pottery, Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, January, 1986.
Four Bromo Tower Women, Baltimore Clayworks, 2014
West Side Story, Top Of The World, World Trade Center, 2014
Solo Exhibition, Bromo Tower, Baltimore, 2013
Continental Divide, Invitational, Arvada Center of the Arts and Humanities, Colorado, Fall, 2009
Verisimilitude, Colorado Community College System Faculty Exhibition, Traveling, 2009-10.
Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute, at The Redline Gallery, Denver, March 2009.
“Higher Ground,” Metro Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, March, 2000
Archie Bray Foundation, Colorado Gallery of the Arts, March, 2000
“Works from Cuba,” Littleton Historical Museum, Colorado, March 2000
International Artists’ Group, Yu You Gallery, Beijing, China, November, 1999
Visiting Artist Exhibition, Central Academy of Art and Design, Beijing, China, October, 1999.
One woman show, Ars Lubecae Gallery, Lubeck, Germany, November, 1995
International Artists’ Group Exhibition, Tokyo Museum of Fine Arts, Fall 1993
Three person show, Ars Lubecae Gallery, Lubeck, Germany, November, 1992
Two person, Drawing/Painting Exhibition, Kunstgarten Gallery, Cologne, Germany, June, 1992
Washington Potter's Association Guest Artist, Seattle, Washington, April, 1992
One woman painting show, Ars Lubecae, Lubeck, Germany, May, 1991
"From Dust to Stone," Colorado College, Colorado Springs, February, 1991
"Eduardo Andaluz/Kathryn Holt/Peter Kruger," Kunst and Rahm Gallery, Cologne, West Germany, September, 1990
"Bray Exhibition," Mahveety Gallery, Portland, Oregon, August, 1990
"Contemporary Myth," Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, July, 1990
"A Common Language: Kruger, Germany; Gyorffy, Hungary; Holt, USA," Colorado Gallery of the Arts, January, 1990
One Person Drawing exhibition, at The Young Artists Association, Budapest, Hungary, May, 1989
"Enigmatic Clay," Iowa State University, Ames, January-March, 1989
Drawing exhibition, two-person show, with Peter Kruger, Berlin, East Germany, January, 1989
"New Perspectives," Bwana Gallery, Denver, May, 1988
Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, Associates Exhibit at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Spring,1987
Two person exhibit, at the West Nebraska Art Center, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, July, 1986
Solo exhibit at Juan Martin Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico, April, 1986
MEDIA and PUBLICATIONS
Artworks, featured artist, WMPT, Baltimore, 2014
Baltimore Internet Radio Interview, 2013
“Remembering Jim McKinnell,” Studio Potter, December, 2005, written by Holt
“Encuentro: Todo Ceramics 1999,” Studio Potter, June, 2000, written by Holt
Multiple articles, Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post, March 2000
“Tojiki Symposium,” Ceramics Monthly, March, 1995, written by Holt
“Agano Ceramics,” Fukuoka International Exchange Foundation, Spring Magazine, 1994, written by Holt
Cover artwork for the Progenitor, art and literary magazine, Arapahoe Community College, Colorado, 1992
Exhibition Review, Lubeck Daily, Lubeck, Germany, June, 1991
Ceramics: Mastering the Craft, Richard Zakin, Chilton Books, 1990
"First Thursday Honors the Bray Foundation," The Oregonian,” Portland, August, 1990
"Grammar Lessons," Westword on "A Common Language," Denver, Colorado, January 24, 1990
"UCCS Art Community Gathers for Art Week," The Scribe, Colorado Springs, March 19, 1990
International Ceramics Studio: 1985-1988, museum catalog, Kecskemet, Hungary, published 1990
"Temporary Sculpture Offers Chance for Art Appreciation," Iowa State Daily, Ames, Iowa, March 7, 1989
"Internationale Kunstler-Kolonge in Kecskemet," Bildende Kunst, Germany, February, 1989
Portfolio, Studio Potter, January, 1987.
"Site Specific at AFB," Ceramics Monthly, February, 1986
"Ceramic Creativity," "Independent Record," Helena, Montana, August 23, 1985
Clay: Beyond Function, show catalogue, Colorado Gallery of the Arts, January, 1985
"Rocky Mountain Women's Institute," Muse, Denver, October/November, 1984
"Seeing Double," Westword, September 5, 1984
"Mostly Clay," Pueblo Star, Pueblo, Colorado, February 19, 1984
American Ceramics, "Omaha Brickworks," February, 1984
Craft Range Magazine, November/December, 1983; July/August, 1983
"The Denver Post," August 14, 1983; September 2, 1984; Max Price, exhibit review, November 7, 1984
"News," Corpus Christi State University, August 8, 1983
Aso Business College, Fukuoka, Japan
McDonald's Corporation, Lubeck, Germany
Federal Drug Administration, Head Offices, Ames, Iowa
United States Air Force, Buckley AFB, Denver, Colorado
International Bank, Englewood, Colorado
Computer Technology Associates, Englewood, Colorado
Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana
Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, Denver, Colorado
Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada
Mark Hopkins Elementary School, Littleton, Colorado
South Suburban Park and Recreation Center
Museion, Kecskemet International Ceramics Studio, Hungary
University of Anatolia, Eskisehir, Turkey
Avellaneda Instituto Ceramica, Argentina
American Crafts Council
National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts
Colorado Art Educators Association
National Art Educators Association
Colorado Artist Craftsman, programs coordinator, 1986-88
Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, Associate, 1984-85, continuing to present
Colorado Gallery of the Arts, Advisory Council, 1987-90
Town and Gown, ACC, President 1998-99
Waring Foundation, President 1997-2005
Dean, School of Arts, Music, Design, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arapahoe Community College, 2010-2012. Includes managing 125 full time employees, 400 part time employees, $6M budget, facilities management for 30,000 square foot Art and Design Center, plus performance and production music facilities.
Professor, Distinguished Faculty, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, Colorado,
1978-2010. Teaching coursework that includes ceramics, design/drawing, art appreciation; managing adjunct faculty, Colorado Art Educators Association, Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, 1997-98.
Arapahoe Community College Foundation Board Member, 1996-2010. Established McKinnell Ceramics Endowment, Art Faculty Scholarship.
Art Department Chairman, Arapahoe Community College, 1989-91; 1995-98.
Instructor, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada, Colorado, 1983-87, teaching, studio management, coordinator national workshop program, 1986-87.
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