2007-2010        M.F.A. - Ceramics, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth                                   

2002-2006       B.F.A. – Ceramics, University of South Carolina, Magna Cum Laude

Professional Experience                                                                                                                     


Assistant Professor of Art, Head of Ceramics, University of Nebraska at Kearney                                               Teaching All Levels of Ceramics, Studio Technician, Advising, Committee Work, Exhibition Advisor 


Adjunct Professor, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN                                                   

Foundation Studio Drawing, Introduction to Studio Art, Foundation 3D Design


Adjunct Professor, Jefferson Community & Technical College, Louisville KY                                           Introduction to Art & Art Appreciation - Lecture & Activity Based                               

2011, 2013                                                                                                                                                        

Adjunct Professor of Ceramics, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA                                           

Introduction to Ceramics - Majors / Throwing & Handbuilding, Introduction to Ceramics - Non-Majors / Throwing & Handbuilding


Gallery Coordinator, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2017    Nebraska Now:  Mallory Wetherell, Solo Show, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE   (Invited by Curator Teliza V. Rodriguez)                                                                                                          

2017    Mallory Wetherell:  Communion, Solo Show, Mills Gallery at Central College, Pella, Iowa  (Invited by Gallery Director Treva Reimer)                                                                                                      

2016      Lived in: Recent works by Emily Sheehan and Mallory Wetherell, Gallery Room 912, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN                                                                                                                                             

2015      Side by Side: Mallory Wetherell & Matt Ziemke, Arch Contemporary, Tiverton, RI                             

2014      Mallory Wetherell & Heesoo Lee, Schacht Gallery, Saratoga, NY                                                         

2013      New Works: Mallory Wetherell, Bonovitz Space, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                         

2008      Recent Work, Solo Exhibition, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA                                                                 

2006    Human Nature, BFA Exhibition, McMaster Gallery, Columbia, SC

Selected Exhibitions


Adornment, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE  (Invited by Curator Teliza V. Rodriguez)

 Give & Take, Public Space One Gallery, Iowa City, IA (Invited by Heidi Casto)       

 Spirit:  A Celebration of Art in the Heartland, Museum of NE Art (Invited by Gina Garden, Marketing Coordinator)                

Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA (Invited by Director Jennifer Zwilling)              

Subversive Flower, NCECA, Concurrent Exhibition, Pittsburg, PA


Taking Shape, Studio Oh! Chicago, IL (Invited by curator/owner Erwin Overes)                                      

Ceramics Invitational, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, SC (Invited by Elaine Quave)


Biomorphic, American Museum of Ceramics Arts, Pomona,CA (Juried by CJ Jilek, Assistant Studio Director)                                                                                                                                                        

America's Clayfest IV, Blue Line Arts Center, Roseville, CA (Juried by Sergei Isupov (artist) & Leslie Ferrin, director of Ferrin Gallery in Boston)                                                                                                                 

Arte Corporis: Exploring the Anatomical Body, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina (Curated by Dr. Andrew Graciano & Shannon Lindsey, Gallery Director)                                                                                       

Man and Made, NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Kansas City, MO (Selected Proposal)                                    

Support Structures, Marxhausen Gallery of Art, Nebraska, Invitational                                                         

Small Favors, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA  


The Uncommon Object, with Richard Notkin, Star Store Gallery, New Bedford, MA  (Jurors:  Jim Lawton, Rebecca Hutchinson, UMassD Ceramic Professors)                                                           

Drawn, Drawing, Bridgewater State University Library, Bridgewater, MA (Curators:  Seth Rainville, Jay Block)                                                                                                                                                                     

Small Favors, Invitational, The Clay Studio @ NCECA Expo, Providence, RI                                                        

All About Porcelain, The Clay Studio of Missoula, MT   (Juror:  Beth Lo, Artist & Professor)


Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Zanesville, OH  (Jurors:  Sherman Hall, Brad Schweiger, Angelica Pozo)                                                                                      

UNK Faculty Exhibition, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE                                                                       

Indiana University Regional Faculty Show, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN                                               

Small Favors VIII, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                       

Bray Residents, NCECA, Milwaukee, WI


Ornament (online), Invited Artist, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                   

Kova-Sullivan Exhibition, Spokane, WA  

Resident Artists, Bray Warehouse Gallery, Helena, MT                                                                                 

Science as Muse, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                  

Survey of Ceramics, Invited Artist, Elizabethtown College, PA (Kathryn Narrow, curator)                             

Bloom, Franny Koelsch Gallery, NCECA, Houston, TX (Co-Curated by myself and Rebecca Hutchinson)   

Our Community III, Juried Show, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


Big & Little, Invitational, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                            

Un-wedged, Pottery Northwest Juried Exhibition, Seattle, WA (Steven Lee, juror) Juror’s Choice Award Here,

There and Back Again, Invited Artist, University Art Gallery, Star Store, New Bedford MA         

Sculptural Ceramics, Clay National VIII, Carbondale Clay Center, CO (Invited Artist by jurors Tyler Lotz & Erin Furimsky)


Human Form:  An Enduring Inspiration, Invitational, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY (Curator, Virginia Walsh)                                                                                                                                                                        

Our Community, Juried Show, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                          

Small Favors VI, Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA                                                                        

Craftsmanship:Concept:Innovation, Red Lodge Juried National, Montana (Brad Schweiger, juror)


National Juried Student Exhibition, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA (Erin Furimsky, Matt Long, Jurors) Graduate Student Award of Excellence- 3rd Place                                                                                                           

MFA Thesis Exhibition, University Art Gallery, New Bedford, MA


Selected Ceramics, Braitmayer Art Center, Invitational, Tabor Academy, Marion, MA                             


LO! A Collection of Secreted Tales & Objects of Wonder, Machines with Magnets Gallery, Pawtucket, RI (Lauren Holt, Curator)                                                                                                                                               

Graduate Student Annex Show, Mixed-Media Exhibition, 200 Union Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts 

Why We Teach, Mixed-Media Invitational Exhibition, Art Works! New Bedford, MA

Scholarships & Awards

2016    Research Service Council Collaborative Grant, UNK, Aquaponics: Growing Local Foods

2015    Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly Magazine

2015    New Frontiers, Faculty SpotLight, UNK

2014    Research Service Council Seed Grant, UNK Faculty Award (Co-wrote a grant with M. Ziemke for a DeltaMaker 3D Printer)

2013    Windgate Scholar, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

2012    Juror’s Choice Award, Un-wedged, Pottery Northwest, Juror Steven Lee

2010    Graduate Student Award of Excellence – 3rd Place, NCECA

2009    Lois Rosenthal Memorial Scholarship, Haystack School of Crafts

2007-2010Graduate Assistantship & University Scholar, UMass-Dartmouth

2006    Magna Cum Laude Graduate Honor

2005    Penland Partnership, Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina

Residencies, Lectures, & Workshops

2017      Artist Lecture & Demonstration, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2017      Pentaculum, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, TN

2016      Artist Lecture & Demonstration, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2016      Artist Lecture & Demonstration, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN

2013- 2014         Visiting Artist & Faculty, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2013      Artist Lecture:  Mallory Wetherell, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

2013      Artist in Residence, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT (Windgate Scholar)

2013      From Form to Surface, Workshop with Mallory Wetherell, The Clay Studio, PA

2013      Artist in Residence, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2013      Artist Lecture:  Mallory Wetherell, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2009      Artist Lecture:  Mallory Wetherell, Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts

2009      Artist Lecture:  Mallory Wetherell, Star Store, New Bedford, MA

Curatorial Experience

2016      NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Man and Made, co-curated with M. Ziemke

2015       Midwest Life Vest, Walker Art Gallery, NE, curated exhibition featuring the work of Amy Santoferraro, Andrew Casto, Joanna Powell, & Jesse Ring

2013      Wind Challenge Invited Panel Juror, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

2013      Bloom, NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, co-curated with R. Hutchinson, Houston, TX

2012      Clay In Mind Solo Juror, New Jersey High School Ceramic Exhibition

2010-2013    Gallery Coordinator, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2008-2010    Gallery & Visiting Lecturer Committee Member, UMass-Dartmouth

2007-2008    Community Outreach & Collaborative Activities Coordinator, New Bedford

Service Experience

2016    Academic Program Review for UNK Theatre and Dance Program, Served as Dean’s Advisory Committee Representative

2016 - Continuing

·    Graduate Council, Policies & Procedures, University of Nebraska at Kearney

·    Research Service Council, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Fine Arts Rep.

2015 - Continuing            

·       Educational Policy, College of Fine Arts & Humanities Committee, University of Nebraska at Kearney

2014 – Continuing

·       Gallery, Displays, & Acquisitions, Department of Art & Art History Committee, UNK

·       Graduate Program Committee, Department of Art & Art History Committee, UNK

·       Departmental Assessment, Department of Art & Art History Committee, UNK

·       Sophomore Portfolio Review, Department of Art & Art History Committee, UNK

·       Recruitment Committee, Department of Art & Art History Committee, UNK

·       Clayworks Ceramics Club, Faculty Advisor, UNK

·       UNK Art Society, Faculty Advisor, UNK

 Selected Publications

2017      “Reflection of Self,” The Kearney Hub, June 29, 2017, (Rick Brown)

2016      “Wetherell, Ziemke Make Art of Collaborations,” The Kearney Hub, Aug.18, (Andrew Hanson)

2015      “New Artistic Direction,” The Kearney Hub, Aug.18, (Josh Moody)

2015      “Emerging Artists,” Ceramics Monthly, p.69, May 2015

2014      “Bloom,” Review by Anthony Merino, Ceramics: Art & Perception (#96), July 2014

2014    “Fascinating Textures and Surfaces into Sculptures by Mallory Wetherell,” PatternPrintsJournal, by Birbaluna, Jan. 10, 2014

2013      “Variety, Function, and Experimentation at The Clay Studio,” Knight Arts Challenge(Chip Schwartz), May 16, 2013,

2012      “First Friday Ceramics Expedition,” Cassandra Hoo, Feb. 15, 2012

2010      “MFA Candidates Show Impressive Work.” Standard Times, (David Boyce). April 15.

2010      “MFA Factor.” Ceramics Monthly, Vol.58, No.9.  November, 2010.