Curriculum Vitae

 

Education                                                                                                                                                           

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, BFA Ceramics, Art History minor            2012

Current Position

Instructor at Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

Carpenter at Cinespace Studios, Chicago, IL

 

Awards & Honors  

                                                                        

2015   

 

2nd Place Award, 3rd Annual Bridgeport Art Competition, Bridgeport Arts Center, Chicago, IL. Juried by

Amanda Williams and Monika Wulfers

 

2012

 

Provost Scholarship. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

 

2011

 

Provost Scholarship. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

 

Student Juried Award. Laumeier Sculpture Art Showcase. Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

 

2nd Place Award. Sculpture on Campus, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL. Juried by Karyn Olivier

 

2009

 

Award Of Excellence. Student Art Showcase, Joliet Junior College, IL. Juried by Mark Swain

 

Selected Exhibitions                                                                                                                                       

2016

Sculptures presented by GCADD, (Curated Exhibition) Granite City Art & Design District, Granite City, IL

Multiplicity: Repetition in Contemporary Art, (Curated Exhibition) Edwardsville Arts Center, Edwardsville, IL

Genesis of Sound, (Solo Exhibition) Governor French Academy, Belleville, IL

Pieces of Eight: Contemporary Works by 8 Millenial Artists, (Curated Exhibition) Gallery Pink, Oak Park, IL

 

2015   

Of Maintenance & Making: 2015 Residents Show, (Group Exhibition) Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

 

3rd Annual Bridgeport Art Competition, (Juried Exhibition) Bridgeport Arts Center, Chicago, IL

 

2014

 

Animate Earth, (Solo Exhibition) Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY

 

Resident show, (Group Exhibition) Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

 

2013

From the Earth, (Group Exhibition) Gallery 501, St. Charles, MO

Spot 5 Annual Regional Spring Exhibition(Juried Exhibition) Frankfort, KY

2012  

3rd Biennial Central Time Ceramics Exhibition, (Juried Exhibition) Bradley University, Peoria, IL

        

Undergraduate Exhibition, (Juried Exhibition) Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

        

Now and Then Exhibition, (Curated Exhibition) Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL
 

BFA Exhibition, (Group Exhibition) Morris University Center, Edwardsville, IL

2011  

Undergraduate Exhibition, (Juried Exhibition) Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
        
Student Success Show,
(Juried Exhibition) Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
        
Laumeier Student Art Showcase,
(Juried Exhibition) Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

Sculpture on Campus,
(Juried Exhibition) Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

NASAD Review, (Curated Exhibition) Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

2009  

Student Art Showcase, (Juried Exhibition) Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL
        
Casa Italia, (Curated Exhibition) Italian Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

Workshops

 

Drum building Workshop, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY

 

Whistle Workshop, Broadway Clay, Frankfort, KY

 

Commissions



Sculpture on Campus, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL, 2011.

Collections

 

Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL.

 

Private collection, Winged Harp and Aerophone

 

Private collection, Stone Fiddle

 

Publications

 

2015

2015 Ceramic Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide: Supplement to Ceramics Monthly

 

2014

 

Balousek, Zach. "Emerging Artist: Zach Balousek" Blog post. Ed. Carole Epp. Musing About Mud, 29 March 2014. <http://musingaboutmud.blogspot.com/2014/03/emerging-artist-zach-balousek.html>.

 

2014 Ceramic Arts Yearbook and Annual Buyers Guide: Supplement to Ceramics Monthly

 

2011

Balousek, Zachary M. "Saving Our Seed." Web log post. Ed. Becky Finfrock. Corn Corps, 28 Oct. 2011. <http://corncorps.wordpress.com/2011/10/28/saving-our-seed/>.

Activities

 

 

2016-2017

Space Architects & Constructors, St Louis, MO

          Lead Fabricator & Shop Manager

2013-2015

 

Resident Artist at Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

          Resident Coordinator
 

2012-2013

Society of Edwardsville Glass Artists, SEGA, Edwardsville, IL     
          Vice President

 

2010-2013

Wagner Potter’s Association, WPA, Edwardsville, IL                  
          Secretary

 

2010-2012

Sculptures at Wagner, SAW, Edwardsville, IL                                      

2009-2010 

Southern Clay Works, SCW, Carbondale, IL                                                              
 

 

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