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JOSEPHINE COPPINGER

Owner | Josephine Mae Design

2022 to Present, Sole-Proprietor of Josephine Mae Design. Women Owned Business, Small Batch Ceramics, Handmade in Boston. Watertown, MA 

Artist Assistant

2020-2021, Studio Assistant, Lawrence McRae, Handmade finely crafted ceramics, Boston, MA

2020-2021, Studio Assistant, Jill Rosenwald, Customize Ceramics. Shape. Pattern. Color. Boston, MA 

 

Education

2020 BA. Wheaton College, Visual Art, and Sociology, Norton, MA

2017 Semester in the City, College for Social Innovation, Boston, MA

 

Professional experience 

2020 Studio Assistant, The Bright Angle, Ceramic Company, Asheville, NC

2018 Artists Assistant, Belle Ceramics, Naturally Inspired Ceramic Design, Asheville, NC 

 

Teaching experience

2020 to Present, Ceramic Teacher, Indigo Fire Studio, Belmont & Watertown, MA

2020-2021, Ceramic Instructor and Studio Assistant, New Arts Center, Newton, MA

2019-2020 Ceramics Club President, Wheaton College Arts, Norton, MA

2020 Ceramic Instructor, Wheel Throwing and Hand-building for Teens, New Arts Center, Newton, MA

2016-2017 Teachers Assistant, Pinecroft Elementary School, Rehoboth, MA

2015-2016 Independent Ceramics Study, Hannah Hartl, Amherst Regional High School, Amherst, MA

 

Workshops

2020 Jan-Feb Student, Wheel Throwing, Odyssey Clayworks, Asheville, NC. 

 

Exhibitions

2020 Mar-Aug, Featured Artist, “Many Frequencies, Equal Intensity”, Senior Visual Art Majors Exhibition, Wheaton College, Norton MA. 

2019 Sept, Featured Artist, Enormity Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA

2017, Artist, Softwood Seat, Wheaton College Campus, Permanent Collection, Norton MA

2017-2020, Artist, Chalkboard Designs, Wheaton College Campus, Norton, MA

 

Awards

2016 Art Department Book Award, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA

2015 Gold Key for Excellence in Visual Arts, Sculpture, Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Boston MA

2015 Honorable Mention for Excellence in Visual Arts, Ceramics & Glass, Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Boston MA

2015 Art Department Accomplished in their Own Right Award, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA

2014 Gold Key for Excellence in Visual Arts, Printmaking, Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

2014 Gold Key for Excellence in Visual Arts, Sculpture, Boston Globe Scholastic Art & Writing Awards 

2014 Art Department Outstanding Creativity, Enthusiasm, Effort & Growth, Amherst-Pelham Regional High School, Amherst, MA

 

Publications

2020 Featured Artist, “Many Frequencies, Equal Intensity” Visual Catalog, Wheaton College, Norton MA,

2020 Artist Presentation, Virtual Thesis Presentation, Arts at Wheaton Virtual Gallery. 

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