Brooks Bowman Oliver

Residencies

2014-
Long Term Resident
Archie Bray Foundation - Helena, Montana
2011-2012
Post Bacheloriate Studies in Ceramics
Syracuse University - Syracuse, New York

Education

2014
MFA, Studio Art, Concentration Ceramics
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, Pennsylvania
2010
BFA, Studio Art, Concentration Ceramics
Southern Methodist University - Dallas, Texas

Related Work Experience

2011-2012
Teaching Assistant for Peter Beasecker’s Intro Throwing Class, Syracuse Universtiy
2010-2011
Teacher of Debate and Technical Theater, Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas
2011
Guest Lecturer in Ceramics, Art, and Stagecraft Classes, Jesuit College Prepatory of Dallas
2008-2009
Documenter and Photographer, The Rosenfield Collection (Ceramics)
2008-2009
Assistant to Peter Beasecker, Syracuse University
2006-2007
Ceramics Instructor, St. Marks Summer Camps, Dallas, Texas
2007, 2009
Assistant to Camp Coordinator, St. Marks Summer Camps, Dallas, Texas

Exhibitions

2012
(Take) Home for the Hollidays, RO2 Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011
November Group Show, RO2 Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
September Group Show, RO2 Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Uptown Opening, RO2 Art Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Group Show, The McKinney Art Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2010
Mercedes Daimler Chrysler Exibit, Ft. Worth, Texas
Container Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Group Show, The McKinny Art Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Jesuit Artquest Show, Dallas, Texas
SMU Artist Show, Alcove Wine Bar, Dallas, Texas
Student Art Association Show, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Taos Exibition, SMU, Taos, New Mexico
2009
Entry into Daimler Chrysler Exibit, Ft. Worth, Texas
Art for Darfur, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Junior Exhibition, Doolin Gallery, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Meadows at the Meyerson, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas
Container Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
2008
Advanced Ceramics Fall Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Advanced Ceramics Spring Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Art for Darfur, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Container Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Foundations Metal Forms, Doolin Gallery, SMU, Dallas, Texas
2007
Advanced Ceramics Fall Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Art for Darfur, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Container Show, Owen Fine Arts Center, SMU, Dallas, Texas

Supplemental Education

2011
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Tampa, Florida
2010
New York Colloquium Class
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
2009
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Phoenix, Arizona
2008
Utilitarian Clay Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Workshop with Julia Galloway, Craft Guild, Dallas, Texas
Workshop with Ryan McCurly, Craft Guild, Dallas, Texas

Grants, Awards and Honors

2011
Commisioned by SMU Provost to create retiring faculty gifts (second time)
2010
Visiting Artist, Southwestern Community College, Dillsboro, North Carolina
Outstanding Senior Award (Studio Arts Department Meadows School)
Outstanding Senior Man Award Nominee, SMU (Meadows School Representative)
Entry into the Free Museum of Dallas, SMU
Entry into the Empty Bowls silent auction, North Texas Food Bank
Commisioned by SMU Provost to create retiring faculty gifts (first time)
2009
Zelle Grant, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Entry into the Rosenfield Collection, Dallas, Texas
Entry into the Jesuit Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Entry into Daimler Chrysler exibit, Ft. Worth, Texas
Academic Scholarship, SMU, Dallas, Texas
2008
First Place, Artquest Juried Competition, Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, Texas
2007
Academic Scholarship, SMU, Dallas, Texas
Engineering Scholarship, SMU, Dallas, Texas