ISABELLE COPPINGER

Current Positions 

 

2017 to Present, Artist, Belle Ceramics, Naturally Inspired Ceramic Design, Asheville, NC 

2017 to Present, Resident Artist, Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville NC

 

Education 

 

2017 BA. Warren Wilson College, Ceramics and Sculpture, Asheville, NC

 

Professional Experience 

 

2017-2018 Internship, The Bright Angle, Ceramics Company, Asheville, NC

2015-2018 Studio Assistant, Warren Wilson College Ceramic Studios, Asheville, NC 

2016 Internship, Attention Design, Industrial Design Company, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Teaching Experience 

 

2017 to Present, Ceramics Instructor, Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville, NC 

2019 July - Sept, Youth Transformed for Life Group Instructor, Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville NC

2017 and 2019 July - Sept, Summer Kids Clay Camp Instructor at Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville NC 

2017 to 2018 Assistant Teacher, Earth and Fires Studios, New Orleans, LA 

2016-2017 Studio Assistant, Penland School of Craft, Bakersville, NC

2015-2017 Studio Assistant, Leah Leitson, Warren Wilson College, Asheville NC  

2015 Workshop Assistant, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN  

2014 Assistant Teacher, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, HI

2014 Assistant Teacher, Botanical Crafts Workshops, Kalani Retreat Center, Pahoa, HI 

 

Workshops 

 

2016 Student, La Meridiana, International School of Ceramics, Certaldo, Italy  

2015 Volunteer, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Kansas City, MO            

2015 Student, Leapyear, Transforming Education, Cob Building Workshop, Urubamba, Peru

 

Exhibitions 

 

2018 - Present, Featured Artist, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

2019 July-Aug, Sculpture National, Clay Center of New Orleans, LA

2017 - Present, Featured Artist, Odyssey Clayworks Gallery, Asheville NC 

2018 July-Sept, Joint Show with Carlyle Wolfe, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2017 - 2018 Featured Artist, Earth and Fire Studios, New Orleans, LA

2017 Slip & Pulp, Warren Wilson College Senior Exhibition, Asheville, NC

2016 - 2017 Student Art Show, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2015 Keep Your Eyes Open, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC 

2015 Warren Wilson College Art Exhibition, Asheville, NC 

2015 Art and Science, Warren Wilson College Science Department, Asheville, NC  

 

Awards

 

2017 Award in Excellence, Student Art Show, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2016 Honorable Mention, Student Art Show, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2012 Gold Key Award, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Ceramic Sculpture

2011 Honorable Mention, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Painting and Drawing 

 

Publications                                              

 

2017 Mica and Micaceous Clay Undergraduate Research, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC 

       Artist Presentation, Research Published in Auspex, WWC Literary and Visual Magazine 

 

Craft Markets 

 

2018 Portculture, Artisans Show and Market, Urban South Brewing Company, New Orleans, LA

2018 Magazine Street Art Market, New Orleans, LA

 

Private Installations 

"Senior Show" Huxley. Asheville, NC   2017

"Albuscreta floresco" Leathem. New Orleans, LA   2018

"Crescente arbore 1" Levin. Metairie, LA   2018

"Crescente arbore 2" Spencer. Mississippi   2018

"Terra flos 1,2 & 3" Spencer. New Orleans, LA   2018

"Circularis volu" Lewis. Metairie, LA    2018

"Pluma ramus" Wainer. Seaside, FL   2018

"Terra flos 4,5 & 6" Erhet. New Orleans, LA   2019

"Blue Wave" Legarde. Pass Christian, MS   2019

"Feather" Abernathy. Longview, TX   2019

"Pod 7" Yockey. New Orleans, LA   2019

"Pod 8" Magowan. West Palm Beach, FL   2019

"Plume 1" Berger. Memphis, TN   2019 

"Terra floresco" Saums. Ridgland, MS   2019 

"Plume 2" Gay. New Orleans, LA   2019 

"Crescente arbore" New Orleans, LA  2019

"Pluma" Neusetzer. Lafayette, LA 2019

Commercial Installations 

"Caeruleum Unda" La Boulangerie. New Orleans, LA   2018

"Green WaveFreret Beer Annex. New Orleans, LA    2019

"Flos missio" Mission Hospital. Asheville, NC  2019

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