Erica Lynn Hood

 

Education

2014 BFA 3D/Ceramics,  Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

 

Professional Work Experience

2019

Professor. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Courses: Intro to Ceramics

Instructor. Chases Garage. York, ME. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate, Surface Design

 

Instructor. The Umbrella Community Arts Center. Concord, MA. 

Courses: Thrown & Altered Pots

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate 

Visiting Artist: Emmanuel College 

2018

Teaching Assistant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Professor: Megumi Naitoh Course: Image and Clay

Instructor. Chases Garage. York, ME. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate, Surface Design, Image Transfer

Raku Workshop Instructor. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Alumni Trip

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate 

2017

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate 

Instructor. Wells Ogunquit Adult Community Education.

Course: Handbuilding 

2016

Raku Workshop Instructor. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Alumni Trip

 

Instructor. Feet of Clay, Brookline, MA.

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding

 

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding, Intermediate 

 

2015

Resident Artist. Feet of Clay, Brookline, MA.

 

Raku Workshop Instructor. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Alumni Trip

 

Ceramics Instructor at Summer Time Arts Camp. Waynflete School. Portland, ME.

 

Part Time Instructor. Shore Country Day School. Beverly, MA.

Course: Wheelthrowing.

 

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA. 

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding

 

Teaching Assistant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Professor: Janice Jakielski Course: Handbuilding

Professor: Ben Ryterband Course: Mold Making and Casting

 

2014

Instructor. The Clay School. Lynn, MA.

Courses: Wheelthrowing, Handbuilding

 

Instructor. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Alumni Trip

 

Teaching Assistant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Professor: Ben Ryterband Course: Wheelthrowing

Professor: Janna Longacre Course: Ceramic Design

Professor: Sarah Williams Course: Image and Clay

Professor: Janice Jakielski Course: Surreal Clay

 

2013

Teaching Assistant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA.

Professor: Ben Ryterband Course: Ceramic Handbuilding 

 

2012

Teaching Assistant. Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA.

Instructor: Evelyn Rydz Course: Visual Language I 

 

Installation Assistant for J.J. McCracken, Earth and Alchemy Exhibition,

Stephen Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Stories, Feet of Clay, Brookline, MA.  

 

Selected Exhibitions

2016

All Fired Up, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA.

2015

What  Goes Bump in the Night, Clay Arts Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.

Eclectic Traditions, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA.

2014

Senior Show, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

All School Show Awards Show, Presidents Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

All School Show, Presidents Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Twin Cups, MWSU Clay Guild National Ceramics Exhibition, St. Joseph, MO.

Swap, North Crackatorium, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2013

Lutaceous, Student Life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Student Show, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA.

Of the Sea, Phoenix Fired Art, Joplin MO

All School Show Awards Show, Presidents Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

All School Show, Presidents Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2012

Clay; Metamorphosis, Student Life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2011

Ceramics Collective, Student Life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Studio Foundation Award Exhibition, Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

 

Honors and Awards

2014

Ceramics Department Honors Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Academic Honors, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

Honorable Mention, Helen Blair Crosbie Sculpture Award

Carl Bersin Memorial Award

All School Show Exhibition Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2013

Honorable Mention, Of the Sea, Phoenix Fired Art, Joplin Missouri

All School Show Exhibition Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2011

Studio Foundation Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

 

Publications

2018

"Meet Trailblazer Erica Hood", Boston Voyager.

2015

"Kummerspeck", Meat for Tea: The Valley Review

Inside the mind of Erica Hood- Wells ceramic artist, York County Coast Star

2014

All School Show Catalog, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.

2013

All School Show Catalog, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA.