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ISABELLE COPPINGER

Current Positions

2017 to Present, Artist, Belle Ceramics, Naturally Inspired Ceramic Design, 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 and Nahual School, Marlow NH and Pifo Ecuador 

Current Representation 

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

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

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

2022 - Present, Featured Artist, Hillary Whitaker Gallery, Ponte Vedra FL 

2024 - Present, Featured Artist, Walker Fine Art, Denver CO

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 Fire Studios, New Orleans LA

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

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

2015 Workshop Assistant, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg TN  

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

2014 Assistant Teacher, Orinoco Elementary School, Orinoco Nicaragua

2014 Assistant Teacher, Elementary School, Arequipa Peru

Workshops

2019 Student, Foundations Business Planning, Mountain BizWorks, Asheville NC

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 Big Island HI

Exhibitions

2024 March, NCECA - Coalescence, Gallery Expo, Richmond VA 

2023 March, NCECA - Current, Cincinnati OH

2022 December, Art Basel - Red Dot Miami, Miami FL 

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, NCECA - Murmurations, Solo Show, The Highpoint Gallery, Richmond VA

2019 - 2020, Featured Artist, From Here and Far Gallery, Asheville NC

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 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 Exhibition, 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, New York NY

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

Publications 

2023 Louisiana Life Magazine, River Current, October Issue

2022 Key Official City Guide, Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, June Issue 

2022 The World Of Interiors, Condé Nast, London UK, May Issue 

2022 River City Lifestyle Magazine, Memphis TN, April Issue

2021 Cary Magazine, Mayton Hotel, Cary NC, November Issue 

2021 Amazing Glaze, Recipes and Combinations, by Gabriel Kline                                            

2017 Mica and Micaceous Clay, Undergraduate Research, WWC Auspex Literary and Visual Magazine 

     

Private Installations

2017 "Terra" Senior Show. Huxley. Asheville, NC   

2018 "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   

2019 "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 

2020 "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 

2021 "Terra flos" Dimengo. Nashville, TN 

2021 "Innuit"Tambor. Asheville, NC 

2021 "Pluma" Mann. Metairie, LA 

2021 "Terra flos" Davilla. Raleigh, NC

2021 "Terra flos caeruleum" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Terra flos imbre" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Terra flos rosea" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Ovale" Taravella. New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Florets" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Florets" Private Client, FL

2021 "Florets circulos" New Orleans, LA

2021 "Pluma caeruleum" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Viridi unda" New Orleans, LA 

2021 "Florets" Wellford. Memphis, TN

2021 "Terra flos"Goethe. Memphis, TN 

2021 "Terra flos" Hankins. Memphis, TN 

2021 "Burst" Record. Charlotte, NC 

2022 "Caeruleum aspargo" New Orleans, LA 

2022 "Rota flores" MacLean. Copenhagen, Denmark 

2022 "Caeruleum unda" Cincinatti, OH 

2022 "Terra flos" Cincinatti, OH 2022 

2022 "Florets" Goetze. Memphis, TN 

2022 "Florets" Mann. Houston, TX 

2022 "Florets" Ehret. Asheville, NC 

2022 "Floret Scatter" Private Client. Cincinnati, OH 

2022 "Album silva" Williamson. Memphis, TN 

2022 "Novum fluxus" Watler. Franklinton, LA 

2022 "Caeruleum aestus" Private Client. New Orleans, LA 

2022 "Florets" Private Client. Ponte Vedra, FL 

2023 "Foliis crescente" Owen. Memphis, TN 

2023 "Magnus Alias A" Private. New Orleans, LA 

2023 "Centrum folia" Spencer. The Hamptons, NY 

2023 "Duo flores terrae" Private Client. Memphis, TN  

2023 "Pluma" Private Client. New Orleans, LA 

2023 "Terra flos" Private Client. Memphis, TN 

2023 "Pluma" Private Client. New Orleans, LA

2024 "Circum follium" Private Client, New Orleans LA

Commercial Installations

2023 "Circum follium" Private Office Space. Cincinnati, OH 

2022 "Caeruleum unda duo" La Boulangerie. New Orleans, LA 

2022 "Veni et vade" Roper St. Francis Women’s Hospital. Charleston, SC 

2021 "Fluere urbana" The Roxboro. Durham, NC 

2021 "Lata alas" The Mayton Hotel. Cary, NC 

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

2019 "Flos missio" Mission Hospital. Asheville, NC 

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

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

 

 

 

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