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Katelyn Gettner 636.209.7117 katelyngettner@gmail.com katelyngettner.com

Education 2015

BFA Graduate Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Professional Experience 2015-Present

2015-Present

2014 2013-2015

2014

2011-2009

Awards

Studio Assistant to Rain Harris and Wanda Wolmar, Random Labs, Kansas City, Missouri Etsy Order Processing Inventory organization and preparation Mold Making Slip Casting and trimming Glaze preparation and glazing Digital Decaling Studio maintenance Library Page, The Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, Missouri Procedures include; maintaining stacks through grooming, shifting, and shelving Retrieval of items for in-library patrons as well as the Document Services department and pre-pulls Receiving and proper check-in of library patrons upon arrival Monitoring the Reference Desk switchboard for incoming calls, interlibrary calls, deliveries and pick ups Support for the Reference Librarians Weekly Main Desk Reception Participant in the study abroad program with the Kansas City Art Institute, The International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary Library Student Assistant, Kansas City Art Institute Jannes Library Building, Kansas City, Missouri Maintain proper stacks inventory Operating front desk procedures Assisting students with locating and checking out books as well as operate inter-library loan Processing and jacketing new library arrivals Processing and mending including rejackets, spine rebuilds, tip-in pages, and complete cover rebuilds Intern for Meredith Host, Professional Ceramic Artist in Kansas City, Missouri Assisted with daily studio tasks such as preparing work for shipment, packing and labeling ceramic works for delivery to various locations. Assisted with loading and unloading kilns. Drafted a personal bio for the artist as well as implemented and aided in the production and design of the artist’s new website through squarespace platform Organized and applied digital decal patterning to be fired onto both the artists personal work as well the commercial line of repurposed restaurantware Folded Pigs Senior Girl Scout Member, Hillsboro, Missouri Summer Camp Activities Director for the Art and Nature class which included organizing a visiting artist for painting activities and the organized production of sun prints. Cafeteria organization and meal planning. Acting mentor to a Junior Girlscout Troop.


2013

The Warwick Society Award, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Petitioned and received funding to travel to the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York. Visited the museum to view the collection for two days with 6 additional days of library research at the Rakow Library, Corning , New York in the spring of 2014

2011-2015 2011

Merit Award Scholarship, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Dean’s List, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Exhibitions 2015 2015 2014 2013 2012

Every Semester: Collecting KCAI Ceramics 1995-2015, The Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, Missouri Modulation, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri BFA Exhibition, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Missouri Terraform, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri ADDMIX, Stern Ceramics Building. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Objectivity, Stern Ceramics Building, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Hot Box, Stern Ceramics Building. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri Flux, Stern Ceramics Building. Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Skill Sets Professional Skills

-Knowledge of Library Call Numbers and the Sierra Program -Stack Inventory and maintenance, locating Books, assisting with library resources -Locating and Repairing Damaged Books through jacket mending re-jackets, and spine rebuilds. -Book processing including jacketing and proper application of all standard processing information as well as alarm stripping -Patron customer service -Working knowledge of Microsoft word and Mac Keynote and some knowledge of Excel -Digital: Corel Painter X, RHINO 3D modeling -Illustration oriented skills: drawing, painting, rendering

Ceramic/Glass Skills

-Ceramic Forming: Handbuilding, Slip Casting, Wheel Throwing -Ceramics Surfaces: China Paint, Luster, Underglaze, Digital Decals -Glaze and Clay Body Formulation -Plaster Wheel, Advanced Mold Making Techniques, Plaster-Silicate Mold Making for Glass Casting -Glass Forming: Fusing, Slumping, Casting, Flameworking -Firing Methods: Electric, Gas Reduction, Wood Kiln firing

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