ISABELLE COPPINGER

Current Positions

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

Education

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

2015 LEAPYEAR, Transforming Education, Calistoga, CA

2013 Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

2011 Kroka Expeditions, Where Consciousness Meets Wilderness, Marlow, NH

Professional Experience

2017 - 2021, Resident Artist, Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville NC

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

2015 - 2017 Studio Assistant, Warren Wilson College Ceramic Studios, Asheville, NC

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

Teaching Experience

2017 - 2021, 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 Studio Assistant, 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

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

2014 Student, Botanical Crafts Workshops, Kalani Retreat Center, Pahoa, HI

Exhibitions

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

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

2021 - Present, Featured Artist, Goetze Art & Design, Memphis TN

2019 - Present, Featured artist, From Here and Far Gallery, Asheville NC

2021 April-May, Chroma: A Dip in Color, Solo Show, Cole Pratt Gallery, New Orleans LA

2021 Jan-April, Joint Show, Ananda West, Asheville NC

2020 Mar-Aug, Murmurations, Solo Show, The Highpoint Gallery, Richmond, VA

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

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

2017 - 2018 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

Private Installations

"Terra" 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. Ridgeland, MS   2019

"Plume 2" Gay. New Orleans, LA   2019

"Albuscreta floresco 2"New Orleans, LA   2019

"Crescente arbore" New Orleans, LA  2019

"Pluma" Neusetzer. Lafayette, LA 2019

"Pluma" Gay, Nashville TN 2020

"Terra floresco 2"Jackson, MS 2020

"Circum Follium"New Orleans, LA 2020

"Terra flos" Lester. Memphis, TN 2020

"Caeruleum Unda" Sonnier. New Orleans, LA 2020

"Crescente arbore" FL 2020

"Floreo pervigeo" Richmond, VA 2020

"Terra flos" Dimengo. Nashville, TN 2021

"Innuit"Tambor. Asheville, NC 2021

"Pluma" Mann. Metairie, LA 2021

Commercial Installations

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

"Viridi Unda" Freret Beer Annex. New Orleans, LA    2019

"Flos missio" Mission Hospital. Asheville, NC  2019

"Pluma folium" North West Medical Center Sahuarita, AZ 2020