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C.V.


Education


M.F.A. in Art, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2002

B.F.A. in Studio Art, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX, 1996

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (3D modeling courses), 2007


Teaching Experience


Associate Professor of Art, School of Visual Arts, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2018-present.


Assistant Professor of Art, School of Visual Arts, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 2011-2018.


Full-time faculty, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX, 2009-2011


Part-time faculty, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2006-2009


Ceramics Studio Coordinator, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2006-2009


Instructor, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists' Residency, Saugatuck, MI, 2007


Part-time faculty, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2007


Part-time faculty, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, 2004-2005


Ceramics Workshop Instructor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 2004


Co-lead teacher of Ceramics, Gallery 37 for the Arts, Chicago, IL, 2003-2006


Ceramics Instructor, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2003-2006


Art Instructor, After School Matters, Chicago, IL, 2004-2006



Selected Exhibitions


TEZ Art MTL 2024 (animation screening)

Clash Studios, Montreal, Canada, 2024


2nd Annual CIRCA Exhibition at CU Boulder

University of Colorado, Visual Arts Complex, Installation Galleries, 2023


Roberto Lugo: Village Potter

Grounds for Sculpture, Museum Building, Hamilton, NJ, May 22, 2022 — January 8, 2023


TEZ ART MTL 2023 (animation screening)

Clash Studios, Montreal, Canada, 2023


HOME/STUDIO: 2022 Penn State School of Visual Arts Faculty Show

Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, 2022


Over and Over Again

Penn State University, HUB Rbeson Galleries, 2022


Jonathan Keep & Tom Lauerman: Explorations and Collaborations in Computer-Aided Coil Building (two person)

NCECA, Sacramento, CA, concurrent exhibition at Blue Line Arts, 2022


CIRCA: Inaugural Symposium Exhibition

University of Iowa School of Art, 2022


Penn State Faculty Exhibition

Penn State School of Visual Arts, Zoller Gallery, 2021


Tomorrow I’m Going to Do Something Really Small (solo)

Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA, 2020 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)


Testing Ground

NCECA, Richmond , VA, 2020 (Cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic)


Keystone Clay: West

Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, 2019


Material Reconnaissance: Recent work by Tom Lauerman & Christopher Puzio (two person)

Sasaki Associates, Watertown, MA 2018


Supermud/Futuremud

NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA, concurrent exhibition at Union Project, 2018


Tactic III

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta GA , 2018


Tactic II

Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, 2017


Tactic I

NCECA, Portland, Oregon, Oregon Convention Center, 2017


Tom Lauerman: Recent Work (solo)

Clemson University School of Art, Lee Gallery, Clemson, SC, 2017


SoVA Faculty Exhibition

Penn State University, HUB Robeson Gallery, 2017


3D Printing Showcase

Penn State University, Stuckeman School of Architecture, Rouse Gallery, 2017


3D Additivist Cookbook: A compendium of Artists and theorists considering speculative futures of 3D Printing, initiated by Moreshin Allahyari and Daniel Rourke.

Exhibited at: Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Transmediate Festival, Berlin; Printed Matter, New York; the Victoria and Albert Museum's Digital Design Weekend; and the Hartware MedienKunstVerein in Dortmund, Germany. 2016


Cranbrook Ceramics +/- 25 Years

NCECA, Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO, 2016

New Mexico State University, University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM, 2016

Arizona State University, Ceramic Research & Brickyard Gallery, Tempe, AZ, 2016


Exploring the Digital Landscape

NCECA 2016, Kansas City, Artstream 2.0 mobile gallery, 2016


Minishots

Shamrock Hotel Studios, Dallas, TX, 2016


Expanded Practice

Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, University Park, PA, 2016


Tom Lauerman: Materialize (solo)

Purdue University Fountain Gallery, Lafayette, IN, 2015


Reformat: Digital Fabrication in Clay

Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2015


Tom Lauerman: Materialize (solo)

Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2014


Urban Environments

Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA, 2013


Floor Plan

Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO, 2013


I Like You and I Together

Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI, 2013


School of Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

Penn State University, Zoller Gallery State College, PA, 2013


Telegraph Art Collective: Conversations and Collaborations

The Clara Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, 2012


Tom Lauerman & Fabio Fernandez (Two person show)

Loyola University , Chicago, IL, 2012


Under The Table

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, TCU, Fort Worth, Texas, 2012


Respect: Artists Invite Artists

Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2012


Shifting, Transforming - Ideas, Shapes & Materials

Peel Gallery, Houston, Texas, 2012


Telegraph Art Collective: Opening Lines

Pavillion am Milchhof, Berlin, Germany, 2011


Studio Practice: Recent Work by SoVA Faculty

Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 2011


Telegraph Art Collective: Continuing Lines : Telegraph in Esslingen

K&K Entenmann, Esslingen, Germany, 2011


The Small Sculpture Show

Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 2011


Telegraph Art Collective

Free Museum of Dallas, SMU, Dallas, Texas, 2011


Sculptures in Love with Architecture, (two person)

Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA, 2010


Sculptures in Love with Architecture, (two person)

Peel Gallery, Houston TX, 2010


Ornament/Ornamental,

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2010


Living Room

Dallas Museum Of Art, Center for Creative Connections, Dallas, TX, 2010


Around the Campfire,

Artworks, Trenton, NJ, 2010


Tom Lauerman: Lexicology, (solo)

Mott Community College, Flint, MI, 2010


Design Fair 2010,

Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, 2010


SculptCAD Rapid Artists Project,

Society of Mechanical Engineers Rapid 2010 Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2010


Tom Lauerman and Fabio Fernandez, (two person)

Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI, 2009


Sculptures in Love With Architecture: Fabio Fernandez and Tom Lauerman, (two person)

Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA, 2009


Re-inventing Architectural Ceramics

Clayarch Museum, Gimhae, South Korea, 2008


Sculptures in Love With Architecture: Fabio Fernandez and Tom Lauerman (two person)

Sasaki Associates, Watertown, Massachusetts, 2008


Telegraph Art Collective: EMU as MUSE

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2008


Capricious and Mercurial Systems

Columbia College of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2008


Bridge: Shannon Goff and Tom Lauerman (two person exhibition)

Silo Project Space, Stoughton, WI, 2008


Telegraph Art Collective

Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, 2007


Winter Group Show

Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan, 2007


Jaywalking

Polish Museum of America, Chicago, Illinois, 2007


Tom Lauerman: Captured Dissipations (solo exhibition)

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, 2006


Art Chicago 2006

The Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois, 2006


Fresh: A Benefit Auction for the Renaissance Society

University Of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2006


The Literary Print in the 21st Century

Keller Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2006


Spring / Summer Group Show

Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan, 2006


Tom Lauerman: Field Guide to the Atmosphere (solo)

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 2005


Telegraph Art Collective: In Around and Through;

Observations and Interventions in the Built environment

The Urban Culture Project, The Bank Space, Kansas City, Missouri, 2005


NOVA Young Art Fair

Network of Visual Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2005


Chaos/Control

Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2004


The Literary Print

The Network Gallery at Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 2004


The Stray Show

Thomas Blackman Associates, Chicago, Illinois, 2004


Toronto Alternative Art Fair International (TAAFI)

The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, 2004


Lauerman, Lindahl, Prisble (3 person exhibition)

Open-End Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2004


Recent Pilchuck Hauberg Fellows and Emerging Artists in Residence Exhibition

Center On Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington, 2003


Ready For Circulation / Valmiina Kiertoon

Pieksamaki Cultural Center, Pieksamaki, Finland, 2002


Cranbrook Academy of Art 2002 Degree Show

Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 2002


The American Craft Museum 2001 Horizon Award Exhibition

Presented at SOFA New York, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, New York, 2001


Echo – Ryan Logan and Tom Lauerman

Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 2001


1998 Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Award Exhibition

Auckland Museum, Auckland, New Zealand, 1998


Selected Presentations, Lectures, & Workshops


Panel Discussion: "Robots and the Human Hand: from Automation to Improvisation in Digital Fabrication.", North-West Ceramics Foundation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2024


Lecture: “Multicolor 3D Printing in Clay” Tom Lauerman, National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). 2021


Visiting Artist Lecture: University of Arkansas School of of Visual Arts, 2021


Visiting Artist Lecture: Emily Carr University of Art & Design, 2021


Co-lecture: “Clay Computation, & Culture”, By Jonathan Keep and Tom Lauerman, National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Pittsburgh, PA. 2018


Presentation: “Shaping Code, Shaping Clay: Developing, Sharing, and Teaching via Open Source Tools and Techniques for 3D Printing in Clay”Digitally Engaged Learning Conference, London UK, 2017


Visiting Artist Lecture & 3D Printing Workshop, Clemson University, Clemson, SC


Presentation: "Art and 3-D Printing: The Possibilities of Clay"Penn State “Research Unplugged” - Schlow Library, State College, PA, 2017


Presentation: “Making for the Masses: An Inter-domain General Education course combining Art and Engineering”Penn State Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Symposium, University Park, PA, 2017


Presentation: “Technology and Art: The Creative Process Informs Innovation”Harrisburg Area Community College, Lebanon, PA, 2017


Presentation and panel discussion: “3D Printing in Art and Design”, National Forum on Additive Manufacturing Conference.  Penn Stater Conference Center, University Park, PA, 2016


Workshop: "Build Your Own 3D Printer", Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO, 2016


Panel Discussion: "3D Printing Roundtable" College Art Association, New Media Caucus, Chicago, IL, 2014


Panel Discussion: “Research in the Making: Creating a Language of Practice Across the Institutional Divide”Alliance for Arts In Research Universities (a2ru) Conference, Iowa State University, Ames IA, 2014


Workshop: "Architecture & Ornament", Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg TN, 2014


Visiting Artist Lecture, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2013


Panel Discussion: “Factory as Studio: The Kohler Arts Industry Residency", presentation at NCECA,

Houston, TX, 2013


Visiting Artist Lecture, Klaus & Katerine Entenmann Residence & Collection, Esslingen, Germany, 2012


Visiting Artist Lecture, Dallas Museum of Art, Center for Creative Connections, 2011


Visiting Artist Lecture, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX, 2010


Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Texas at Austin, 2010


Visiting Artist Lecture, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, 2010


Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington TX, 2010


Visiting Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2009


Visiting Artist Lecture, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX, 2009


Visiting Artist Lecture, California State University, Long Beach, CA, 2008


Visiting Artist Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2008


Visiting Artist Lecture, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2008


Visiting Artist Lecture, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, 2008


Visiting Artist Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2007


Visiting Artist Lecture, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI, 2007


Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2007


Visiting Artist Lecture, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, MI, 2006


Visiting Artist Lecture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, 2005


Visiting Artist Lecture, The John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, 2005


Visiting Artist Lecture, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, 2005


Visiting Artist Lecture, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL, 2005


Visiting Artist Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2004




Selected Collections


Museum of Art & Design, NY, NY;

ClayArch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae South Korea

Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Kohler Arts/Industry Collection, Kohler, WI

Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, Bloomfield Hills , MI

The Chicago Children’s Museum, Chicago, Illinois

The Rosewood Corporation, Dallas, Texas

Bob Pfannebecker Collection, Lancaster, PA

The Educurial Collection, (digital art, online), https://www.edicurial.com/collection-gallery-4/surface-02-tom-lauerman


Selected Awards, Grants, Residencies


Artist Residency, Vertical Crypto Art, 2023

National Science Foundation “EAGER:Maker” grant; Co-Primary Investigator, 2016-2019

Penn State University Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) 2016-2017 Fellowship, 2016-2017

Anderson Ranch Winter Intensive Artist-In-Residence, Snowmass Village, CO, 2015

SculptCad RapidArtists Residency, Van Duzen Inc., Dallas, TX, 2010

Artist Residency (with Shannon Goff), ClayArch Museum, Gimhae, South Korea, 2008

Artist Residency (with Shannon Goff), University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 2007

Nominee - Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, 2007

John Michael Kohler Art Center, Arts and Industry Residency, Kohler, WI, 2005

Illinois Arts Council Grant, 2004

Emerging Artist in Residency, Pilchuck Glass School, 2003


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