Education

 

Masters of Fine Arts. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. 2013.

 

Bachelors of Fine Arts. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 2008.  

 

 

Art Related and Teaching Experience

 

2016-present: Assistant Professor, University of the Incarnate Word, SanAntonio, TX. 

                        Department of Art. I teach all levels of sculpture, 3D, and other courses as needed.

 

2013-2016: Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. Department

                   of Art, Art History, and Graphic Design. Taught all levels of Sculpture and 3D

                   Foundations.

 

2012-2013: Graduate Instructor/Beginning Sculpture Instructor, Southern Illinois University,

                   Carbondale, IL. Department of Art and Design. Taught two sections of Beginning

                   Sculpture.

 

2012: Exhibition Co-curator, C4 (Critical Forum) Members Exhibition. Jacoby Gallery. Alton, IL.

 

2011: Exhibition Co-curator, C4 (Critical Forum) Members Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern

         Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.

 

2010-2012: Graduate Assistant/Foundry Technician, Southern Illinois University Department of

                   Art and Design, Carbondale, IL. Maintained foundry equipment and assisted students

                   in the execution of their work.

 

2009-2010: Adjunct Faculty/Three Dimensional Foundations, Oklahoma State University,

                    Stillwater, OK. Taught three sections of 3D Foundations.

 

2006-2010: Maintenance Technician/ Studio Assistant/ Teaching Assistant, Oklahoma State

                    University Art Department, Stillwater, OK. Maintained most equipment and shared

                    studio spaces in the art department. Worked with professors and students to make

                    the studios run better, installed new equipment, and demonstrated the use of

                    equipment to students in the sculpture facilities. Supervised students and gave

                    necessary instruction. Constructed requested structures such as storage solutions,

                    kilns, pedestals, etc.

 

2008: Exhibition Assistant, Helen O’Leary, Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University,

          Stillwater, OK.

 

           Exhibition Assistant, Stan Welsh, Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater, OK.

 

2007: Exhibition Assistant, Bean Finneran, Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University,

          Stillwater.

 

2006: Collaborative Exhibition, Robert Raczka, Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University,

            Stillwater, OK.

 

           Lab Technician, Three Dimensional Design Studio, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater,

           OK.

 

 

Experience and Specialties

 

I have a wide range of experience in different art making techniques. Before studying art, I was a carpenter and consider my knowledge of wood working and construction techniques to be at a high level. I have also developed a high level of knowledge of casting processes and metal fabrication in my artistic career. In addition to my knowledge of traditional processes, I have participated in and organized art installations, performances (video/live), organizations, and community programs.

 

 

Wood Working

  • Table saw, band saw, miter saw, radial arm saw, panel saw

  • Belt sanders, drum sanders, etc.

  • Drill presses

  • Joiner and planer

  • Nail guns and other Pneumatic tools

  • CNC Router (Shopbot)

  • Carving

  • Various hand tools

Foundry

  • I have run gas and cupola furnaces and taken part in running induction furnaces as well.

  • Experience in casting bronze, aluminum, iron

  • Mold making in ceramic shell, bonded sand, loose sand, green sand, and traditional investment

  • Finishing tools such as grinders, pneumatic cut off tools, die grinders, needle scalers, abrasives, etc.

  • Polishing tools and techniques

  • Various hand tools

 

Ceramics

  • Hand building

  • Slip casting

  • Kiln operation (electric, gas, salt, wood)

  • Glaze creation, testing, and application

  • Kiln construction and maintenance

 

Metal Fabrication

  • MIG, TIG, ARC, and oxy acetylene welding, brazing and soldering techniques

  • Cutting techniques: plasma cutter, oxygen acetylene, hydraulic sheer, horizontal and vertical band saws, cold saws

  • CNC Plasma cutting (Torchmate)

  • Various bending/shaping techniques and equipment

  • CNC mill

  • Drill presses

  • Finishing tools such as grinders, pneumatic cut off tools, die grinders, needle scalers, abrasives, etc.

    • Finishing/Etching techniques

    • Experience fabricating with sheet aluminum, bronze, copper, steel, and stainless steel

    • Various Blacksmithing techniques

 

Miscellaneous

  • Rhino, Sketch Up, Various CAD programs used for CNC routers and plasma cutters

  • Video production and editing

  • Art exhibition organization and curation

  • Film and digital photography. Darkroom experience

  • Plaster, latex, and rubber molds

  • Casting of body parts

  • Carving (plaster, wood, stone, foam)

  • Pattern making for casting

  • Additive and subtractive techniques


 

Exhibitions

 

2019: 89th Annual Juried Artist Exhibition, San Antonio Art League and Museum, San Antonio,

          TX.

 

2018: Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI.

 

          Art of the Sacred Texas Springs, Kelso Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX.

          

          88th Annual Juried Artist Exhibition, San Antonio Art League and Museum, San Antonio,

          TX.

 

          Faculty Exhibition, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX.

 

2017: Artprize, Grand Rapids, MI

 

          Inspire Annual Juried Art Show, Inspire Community Arts Center, San Antonio, TX.

 

          Garden Sculpture, San Antonio Art League and Museum, San Antonio, TX.

 

2015: Annual Faculty Exhibition, Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

          

          Active Art Installation, OSU Campus: Orange Grove. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

 

2014: Annual Faculty Exhibition, Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

   

          Garden Sculpture, Oklahoma Botanical Garden. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

 

2013: Annual Faculty Exhibition, Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

 

          Artprize. Grand Rapids Museum of Art. Grand Rapids, MI.

 

          Seeds of Discontent (Thesis Exhibition). Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale.

 

2012: C4 (Critical Forum) Members Exhibition. Jacoby Gallery. Alton, IL

 

          Second Year Graduate Student Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale.

    

          C4 (Critical Forum) Juried Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale.

 

2011: C4 (Critical Forum) Members Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

         Carbondale,IL.

 

          First Year Graduate Student Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale, IL.

          

          C4 (Critical Forum) Juried Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale, IL.

 

2010: C4 (Critical Forum) Members Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern Illinois University,

          Carbondale, IL.

 

2008: Studio Capstone Exhibition. Gardiner Art Gallery. Stillwater, OK.

 

           Unnatural Selections. Group exhibition. Exhibit One Gallery. Stillwater, OK.

 

           Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater, OK.

 

           Oklahoma State University Student Exhibition. Exhibit One Gallery. Stillwater, OK.

 

           Research Week Award Gala. Conoco-Phillips Alumni Center. Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater, OK.

 

2007: Oklahoma State University Student Exhibition. Gilcrease Museum: Osage Gallery. Tulsa,

          OK.

 

           September Group Exhibit. Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) Gallery. Oklahoma City,

           OK.

 

           Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater, OK.

 

           Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Downtown Airpark

           Gallery. Oklahoma City, OK.

 

2006: Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Gardiner Art Gallery. Oklahoma State University,

          Stillwater,OK.

 

 

Awards & Recognition

 

2013: Top 100 of 2600 Artists at Artprize 2013. Grand Rapids Museum of Art. Grand Rapids, MI.

 

2012: Honorable Mention: C4 (Critical Forum) Juried Exhibition. Surplus Gallery. Southern

          Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.

 

2008: 3D Departmental Award: Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Oklahoma State

          University, Stillwater, OK.

 

           Purchase Award: Research Week Sculpture Competition. Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater,OK.

 

           Honorable Mention: Research Week Sculpture Competition. Oklahoma State University,   

           Stillwater,OK.

 

2007: Honorable Mention: Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Oklahoma State University,

          Stillwater,OK.

 

           Honorable Mention: Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Oklahoma State University,

           Stillwater, OK.

 

           Honorable Mention: Momentum Art Exhibition. Oklahoma City, OK.

 

2006: Honorable Mention: Annual Juried BFA Student Exhibition. Oklahoma State University,

          Stillwater, OK.

 

 

 

Bibliography

 

2019: San Antonio Express News/mySA, April 11th, 2019

                 (https://www.mysanantonio.com/entertainment/article/13-things-to-see-and-do-this-weekend-in- San-13761201.php#photo-17213592)

 

2013: The Southern Illinoisan, Carbondale, IL. September 15, 2013.

 

2008: O’ Collegian, Stillwater, OK. February 11, 2008.

 

 

2007: IAO Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK. September 2007.

                (http://www.iaogallery.org/visual/2007/sept.htm)

 

          The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OK. January 12, 2007.

 

 

Public Collections

 

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

 

The Botanic Garden, Stillwater, OK

 

San Antonio Art League and Museum, San Antonio, TX         

 

© 2017

ADAM MULDER

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