Resume

 

James Cody Kroll

1115 East Main St. Box 6, Rochester, NY 14609 | 585.820.2638 | codykroll@gmail.com


Education


M.F.A.  University at Buffalo S.U.N.Y., Buffalo, NY, May 2003   
B.F.A.  Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, December 1998
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. 1994-1995
Certified K-12 Art Teacher - Hawaii, New York, Texas




Exhibitions


2013                Ock Hee Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
                       S.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Rochester, NY
                       Shop One2, Global Village, R.I.T., Rochester, NY
                       Spectrum Gallery, Rochester, NY

                       "Flux-Annual" Group Exhibition, Hungerford Urban Artists, Rochester, NY, March

2012                Kansas City Tea Bowl National, Juried Exhibition, Kansas City, MO, August
                       Ock Hee Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
                       S.C. Fine Arts Gallery, Rochester, NY 
                      
Shop One2, Global Village, R.I.T., Rochester, NY
 
                             Spectrum Gallery, Rochester, NY
 
                             "Flux-Annual" Group Exhibition, Hungerford Urban Artists, Rochester, NY, March

2011                History in the Making IV, Genessee Center for the Arts, Rochester, NY, September

Dios De Los Muertos,  El Museo, Buffalo, NY, October

  Resident Faculty Exhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery, August

               Solo Show, Studio Space 214, Hungerford Build., Rochester, NY, April

                       "Flux" Group Exhibition, Hungerford Urban Artists, Rochester, NY, February

2010                Resident Faculty Exhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery, August

2009                Solo show of drawings, Boulder Gallery, Rocheter, NY, August


                       Resident Faculty Exhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery, August

2008                International 6 X 6 Exhibition, Rochester Contemporary Museum, Rochester, NY

Resident Faculty ERxhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery, August  

2007                Resident Instructors Exhibition, Genesee Pottery, Rochester, NY

                       Resident Faculty Exhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery

2006                Resident Faculty Exhibition, U of R Memorial Art Gallery

2005                Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, October

2004                Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, October
                       Resident Artist Show, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY, May

2003               Day of the Dead Show, El Museo, Buffalo, NY, November
                       Faculty Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, October
                       Resident Artist Show, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY, May

2002               Self-Portraits, Solo exhibition, Spot Gallery, Buffalo, NY, October
                       Effigy, M.F.A. Thesis exhibition (solo), Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY, June

2001               UB Grad 2, Department of Art Gallery, University at Buffalo, Buffalo,NY, November
                       Graduate Student Exhibition, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, March

2000               Annual Juried Exhibition, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY, Fall

1998               Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University,     
                       Richmond, KY
                      
                       Annual Juried Student Show, Giles Gallery, E.K.U, Richmond, KY

1997               Annual Juried Student Show, Giles Gallery, E.K.U, Richmond, KY

1996               Juried Exhibition, Richmond Area Arts Council, Richmond, KY

                       Ritual, Group Exhibition, Sacred Earth Gallery, Richmond KY

                       Annual Juried Student Show, Giles Gallery, E.K.U, Richmond, KY

1995               Annual Juried Student Show, Giles Gallery, E.K.U, Richmond, KY


Professional Experience


2011-Present   Owner/Operator Kumagama - Clay Studio & Gallery, Rochester, NY & Honolulu, HI
2010-2012       Director, Rochester Sculpture Center, Rochester NY
2003-2005       Director, Upton Gallery, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
2003               Technical Director/Consultant, Nyingma Institute, Odiyan Temple Casting 
Project,
                      Cazadero, CA
2001-2003       Project Leader, Foundry Technician, Casting Institute, University at Buffalo
2001-2003       Team Leader, Rumsey Restoration and Casting Project, Rumsey Foundation,

                      University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
2001-2003       Artist in Residence, Live Body Project, Medical Department, University at Buffalo
2001               Foundry Technician, 155th New York Volunteers Regiment Memorial,
                      Naval Park,
Buffalo, NY
2000-2003       Preservationist, Doughboy Restoration Project, V.O.A. , Connecticut Armory,
                      Buffalo, NY
1999               Ornamental Iron Work Commission, President’s Residence, E.K.U., Richmond, KY
1995-1998       Studio Assistant, Professor Dennis Whitcopft, Sculpture, Eastern Kentucky
                      University, Richmond, KY
1994-1998       Gallery Technician, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
1994-1998       Gallery Technician, Heike Pickett Gallery, Lexington, KY
1994-1998       Slide Library Assistant, Professor George Civey, Art History,
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY
1994-1998       Lab Assistant, Professor E.C. Hale, Photography, Eastern Kentucky University,

                      Richmond, KY
1997               Artists Commission, St. Mark’s Catholic church, Richmond, KY
1997               Technical Consultant, Nigerian Government Bronze Commission, 

                      Professors E.C. Hale and Mike Hale, Richmond, KY
1997               Visiting Artist, Sculpture Seminar, St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Richmond, KY
1996               Artist in Residence, Blacksmithing, Fort Boonsesbourgh State Historic Park, KY


Presentations
/ Workshops

2013               Sculpture Workshop, Rochester Folk Art Guild, Middelsex, NY

2012               Chadogu (tea utensils) Workshop, Kuma Gama - Clay Studio, Rochester, NY
2011               Artist's Lecture, Radford University, Radford, VA 


2010               Sculpture Workshop, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

2009               Artist’s Lecture, University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

2004               Artist’s Lecture, Buffalo State College, Fine Arts Department, Buffalo, NY
2002               Slide Forum, University at Buffalo, Department of Art, Buffalo, NY

2001               Representative, U.B., International Sculpture Conference, Pittsburgh, PA


 

Teaching Experience

2009-2014       Art Instructor K-12 - R.C.S.D., Certified Teacher, Rochester, NY
2010-2012       Faculty - Rochester Sculpture Center, Rochester, NY
2006-2011       Adjunct Faculty - Sculpture, Figure Sculpture, Drawing, University of Rochester,  
                      Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
2006-2008       Art Instructor 5-8 - Rochester Prep Academy, Rochester, NY
2005-2007       Adjunct Faculty - Genesee Pottery, Rochester, NY
2003-2005       Adjunct Professor - Sculpture & Figure Sculpture (Under Grad./Grad.),
                       Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY

2001-2003       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sculpture I (instructor of record),
                      University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 
                      Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sculpture II (instructor of record),
                      University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
 
   Sculpture Instructor, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, NY                             

2002               Instructor, Sculpture Workshop for Fisher-Price Toys, University at Buffalo



 

 Honors & Awards      


2003               Sculpture Award, Best in Show, El Museo, Buffalo, NY, November

2002               Honorable Mention, Best Sculptor in Buffalo, Art Voice, Buffalo, NY, July

1998               Graduating Senior award in Sculpture, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

1998               Graduating Senior award in Art History, Eastern Kentucky University,Richmond, KY

1997-1998       President’s List, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

1995-1998       Dean’s List, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

1995-1997       Juried Student Award 3-D, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY