Man Ho Cho

1637 Aber Ave Apt #10

Iowa City, IA 52246

                                                                                

 (515) 835-0547 | Man-ho-cho@uiowa.edu | www.billychoceramics.com

                                                                                   

Educational History

 2017                                         -University of Iowa

                                             Master of Fine Art

2012                                         -University of Iowa

                                              Post-Baccalaureate

2009                                         -Northwest Missouri State University

                                              Bachelor of Arts

2007                                         -Iowa Central Community College

                                              Associate in Arts

 

Course Highlights

-Fabrication and Design: Hand Built Bicycle I and II: Through the fabrication of a bicycle I applied knowledge of metal technology, concept development, fabrication geometry and design, metal properties, tool selection, brazing and TIG welding, jig setup and use, and mitering.

-3-D Computer-Aided Design: 3D prototyping using 3D printing process and CNC mill.

Professional Experience

 2014 – 2017                 Research Assistant of Record, Hand Built Bicycle

                            The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

                            Curriculum development, course planning, exhibition                                  planning, AutoCAD drawing.

 

2014Summer/2015Summer Internship at Black Sheep Bikes

                            Black Sheep Bikes, Fort Collins, CO   

                            AutoCAD drawing, fabrication on titanium, repairs                                           different types of bikes, fully building up bike, custom                             finish on titanium, tube bending.

 

'09 – 2013                  Professional Studio Artist/Manger

                            Produce Station Gallery/Studio, Webster City, IA                                       Management of the Gallery/ Studio space.

 

 

Teaching Experience

 2011                         Beginner Pottery Class, The Produce Station Pottery,                                Webster City, IA 

2010                         Night Adult ceramics session, Iowa Central Community                                   College, Ft Dodge, IA

2010                         Curriculum development, course planning, full teaching                              and grade book drawing, 2-d design under supervision of                               Maureen Seamonds (MFA- University of Iowa), Rusty                                    Farrington (MFA-University of Iowa),

                            Iowa Central Community College, Ft Dodge, IA

2010                          Professional Studio Artist, Webster City, IA

 

Organization

 2012-2015                 -Clay society, University of Iowa, Iowa city, IA

2007-2009                  -Clay Club, Northwest Missouri State University,                                     Maryville, MO

2005 – 2007               -Art Club, Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge,                                IA

2005 – 2007               -Clay Club, Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge,                       IA

 

Juried Exhibitions, and awards

 2017

-MFA Group show, Drewelowe Gallery Visual Arts Building,                              University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

-2017 Yunomi Invitational, Akar Desgin, Iowa City, IA

-Bespoked The UK Handmade Bicycle Show, Bristol, United                                     Kingdom

-National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts

      2017 National Student Juried Exhibition, national juried exhibition      Portland, OR (Jurors: Linda Arbuckle and Justin Novak)

-North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2016

-Missed Translations, Visual Arts Building, University of Iowa,                                   Iowa City, IA

-2016 30 x 5: Americano Invitational, Akar Desgin, Iowa City, IA

-Philly Bike Expo, Philadelphia, PA

-NCECA 2016 Concurrent Exhibition- From There to Here,                                   Kansans City, MO

-National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts

       2016 National Student Juried Exhibition, national juried exhibition                    Kansans City, MO (Jurors: Liz Quackenbush and Lee Somers)

-North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Sacramento, CA

 

2015   

 -North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Louisville, KY

-2015 30 x 5: The American Coffee Cup, Akar Desgin, Iowa City, IA

-Recent Grads/Grads, Northwest Missouri State Univerity, Deluce Art                               Gallery, Maryville, MO

 

2014

 -Ceramics Gradate Student Group Show ,University of Iowa,                                         Drewelowa Gallery, Iowa City, IA

-2014 30 x 5 Sushi and Me, Akar Desgin, Iowa City, IA

-2014 Yunomi Invitational,Akar Desgin, Iowa City, IA

-Visions in Clay 2014, LH Horton Jr. Gallery.  Stockton,                                        CA. (Juror: Garth Johnson)

 

2013

 -River2River Juried Show, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA                                (Jurors: Clary Illian, Matt Rude, Delores Fortuna)

-KC Clay Guild Tea bowl National 2013, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City,                        MO (Juror: Doug Jeppesen)

-Visions in Clay 2013, LH Horton Jr. Gallery.  Stockton, CA. (Juror:                                 Peter Held)

-Red Lodge Juried National 2, Red Lodge Clay Center. Red Lodge,                                 MT. (Juror: Dan Anderson)

-6th Annual Texas Teapot Tournament, 18 Hands Gallery. Houston,                                    TX.

 

2012     

 -Small work show, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, Iowa (Juror:                         Chelsea Jacobs)

-The DeLuce Clay National juried ceramics exhibitions, The DeLuce                             Gallery of Northwest Missouri State University. Maryville, MO.                                (Juror: Peter Pinnell)

-Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center. East                       Petersburg, PA (Juror: Jack Troy)

- Ecumene: Global Interface in American Ceramics, Santa Fe                                           Community College School of Art and Design’s Visual Arts Gallery.                     Santa Fe, NM. (Juror: Jane Sauer, Clark Bughan, James Marhsall)

-Visions in Clay 2012, LH Horton Jr. Gallery.  Stockton, CA.

       (Juror: Joe Bova)

-MUG Shots: Fourth Annual National Juried Cup Exhibition, LUX                              Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE. (Juror: Gail Kendall)

-CUPS AND COFFEE International Juried Cup Show (during                                      NCECA), Fuel Coffee Seattle. Seattle, WA

-Clay3, Clay Space, Warrenville, IL (Juror: Steve Hill)

 

2011

 -It’s Only Clay, Bemidji Community Art Center, Bemidji, MN (Juror                               Guillermo Cuellar)

-Un-Wuged, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA (Juror: Chris Staley)

-Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville,                                OH

-DINING N: AN ARTFUL EXPERIENCE, 18 Hands Gallery,                                     Houston, TX

-Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East                        Petersburg, PA (Juror: Mary Barringer)

-River2River Juried Show, The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA                                (Jurors: Bunny McBride, JoAnn Schnabel, Sanjay Jani)

-Evolutionaries: Art & Healing, Consultants for Arts & Culture,                              Houston, TX

-KC Clay Guild Tea bowl National 2011, KC Clay Guild, Kansas City,                       MO

-Cafecite (during NCECA), Café Hey, Tampa, FL

 

2010

 -Alumni Art Show, Iowa Central Student Art Exhibition, Fort Dodge

-Visions in Clay 2010, LH Horton Jr. Gallery.  Stockton, CA.

 

2009

-Window to my World, Iowa Central Community College, Fort Dodge,                   IA

-Northwest Missouri State University Student Art Show, Maryville,                            MO

 

2008     

- Northwest Missouri State University Student Art Show, Maryville,                                 MO

-13th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Kansas City, MO

 

2006

- Iowa Central Community College Art Exhibitions, Fort Dodge, IA

 

Solo Exhibition

 

2017

-Solo MFA Exhibition “Connection/Disconnect”, Levitt Gallery Art Building West       University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

2010

-Solo Exhibition, Albert Lea Art Center, Albert Lea, MN

 

2009

-Solo Exhibition, BA thesis show, North West Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

 

Presentations

 2015

-Artist talk

 Cornell College, Mt Vernon, IA

 

-Grads panel presentations

  Edgewood College, Madison, Wisconsin

 

-“Recent Grads/Grads” panel presentation

  January 26, 2015

  Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

 

Other Work Experience

 

2014-2016

-Job title: Wood Shop Monitor The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA Description of responsibilities: As a wood shop monitor, I help organize and maintain the wood shop, check and make sure equipment working properly, assist student who need help in during use the wood shop.

 

 

Juried Art Festivals

 

2014            

-American Craft Council 2013, St. Paul, MN

 

2013            

-Des Moines Art Festival, Des Moines, IA

-Artapalooza, Cedar Falls, IA

-American Craft Council 2013, St. Paul, MN

 

2011 2012

-Waterloo Holiday Art Festival, Waterloo Center for Art, Waterloo, IA

-Octagon Art Festival, Ames, IA

-Art in the Park, Okoboji, IA (2012 Got First Place)

 

2012            

-River Loop Art Festival. Waterloo, IA

-Holiday Thieves Market. Iowa City, IA

-Heart Fest A Fine Art Show, Des Moines, IA

 

Collection

 

2012     

-Ceramics Lager Round Vase for Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA

 

2010     

-Ceramics Round-form Vase and doubled-form Vase for Waterloo Center for Art, Waterloo, IA

 

2010

-Ceramics Round-form Vase for Albert Lea Art Center, Abert Lea, MN

 

2009

-Ceramics Vase for Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

 

2009            

-Ceramics Vase for Laura Kukkee, Maryville, MO

 

2009            

-Ceramics Vase for Glenn Williams, Maryville, MO

 

Publications

 

2017

- University of Iowa “Two Disciplines. Two wheels. One elite program.”

April 2017 https://now.uiowa.edu/2017/04/hand-built-bicycle-class?utm_source=UIhomepage&utm_medium=slideshow&utm_campaign=camp04bike

Tricia Brown, uiowa.edu

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

- Ceramics art Daily “NCECA’s National Student Juried Exhibition”

January 2017 http://ceramicartsdaily.org/ceramics-monthly/article/ncecas-national-student-juried-exhibition/

Sarah McNutt, Ceramcartdaily.org

Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, Ohio

 

2016

- NCECA Blog “2016 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition”

  2016, http://blog.nceca.net/2016-nceca-national-student-juried-exhibition/

  Sara Morris, NCECA.net

 

2014

- Ceramics Monthly

   Ceramics Publication Company/ Exposure

   Page. 16. Publish Date December, 2014

   600 Cleveland Ave, Suite 210, Westerville, Ohio 43082

 

2012

- Ceramics Monthly

   Ceramics Publication Company/ Exposure

   Volume 60, No.9, Page. 21. Publish Date Novmber, 2012

   600 Cleveland Ave, Suite 210, Westerville, Ohio 43082

 

-Ecumene: Global Interface In American Ceramics

  P.10 – P.11,  2012, Publish Date September 9, 2012

  NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) (Standard Copyright License)

 

Technical Abilities/Skills

 

Language

-Chinese Cantonese/Mandarin, English

 

Metals working/ Fabrication

-Problem Solving in Bike Design

-Metal fabrication (traditional and digital tools)

 

TIG Welding

-Steel, Titanium, Bronze, Aluminum

 

Mold making

-Plaster, Wax, Silicone and Resin

 

Hot metal casting

Bronze, Aluminum, Ceramics Shell

 

Woodshop

-Stationary power tools, hand power tools, manual tools, shop maintenance and safety

 

Computers

- Software PC and mac platforms, autoCad, 3DS Mix, Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop, CNC lathe, CNC plasma cutter, CNC router, CNC laser cutter, CNC plotter