Clarissa Plank

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Clarissa Plank                     
2013    MFA         Printmaking                        State University of New York at New Paltz
2010    BA            Art Education                      Ithaca College, New York
                              Area of Specialization: Drawing and Painting.
                              Minors: Creative Writing, Humanities and Sciences Honors Program
Professional Experience

2018                  Concurrent Enrollment Instructor, Tompkins Cortland Community College. ART 115: Painting.
Fall 2018           Lecturer in Art, Ithaca College.
Introduction to Drawing. Fall 2018.
Fall 2016           Lecturer in Art, Ithaca College.
Introduction to Drawing. Fall 2016.
2015--Present   Art Teacher, TST BOCES.
 Art 2: Drawing and Painting; Art 3: 2D and 3D Design; Publication Design. Lansing High School, Lansing, NY. 

               Art Teacher, K-4. Long Term Substitute. Trumansburg Elementary, Trumansburg, NY. September 2014—Present.
                           Art Teacher, K-8. Long-term Substitute. Poland CSD, Poland, NY. May-June 2014.

                           Printmaker-in-Residence. Pratt Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY. August 2013—August 2014.
                           Taught a 4-week Portfolio Development Class for the Pratt Munson Williams Proctor Pre-College Program. Utica, NY.
                           Taught a Japanese-Style Woodcut workshop, The Ink Shop, Ithaca NY.
                           Frame Shop Assistant. Yorkville Frame and Gallery, Yorkville, NY.
                           Demonstrated Moku Hanga style printing, Utica Art Association, Utica, NY.
                           Designed and implemented activities for children based on museum exhibitions. Art Alive Family Day. Munson Williams Proctor Arts

                           Substitute, Relief Printmaking, Pratt Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.
2013                  Instructed Community Arts workshops including transfer techniques, papermaking,
                          mokulito, paper marbling, collagraph, and silkscreen. Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.
                          Community Education Instructor, Bookmaking and the Print, a 14-week class for teens at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute,                                     Taught a workshop on CMYK Silkscreen for Pratt Students at Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY. Instructed a                                             Mokulito  workshop  at the Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY.
                          Assisted Silkscreen Workshop. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY.
                          Visiting Artist Lecture and demo. Ceracche Art Center. Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.
2012           Instructor of Record, Introduction to Studio Art. State University of New  York, New  Paltz. Fall 2012.
                        Teaching Assistant. Art Seminar. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Fall 2012.
                        Adjunct Lecturer, Basic Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Summer Session 2012.
                        Adjunct Lecturer, Intro to Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Summer Session 2012.
                       Studio TechnicianGraduate  Student Assistant. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Spring--Summer 2012.
                       Intern to College Teaching: Drawing II. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Spring 2012.
2011              Intern to College Teaching: Basic Printmaking. State University of New York, New Paltz, NY. Fall 2011.
                       Mural Artist for Adults with Disabilities, Madison-Cortland ARC, Cortland NY, June 2010—June 2011.
                       Assistant Summer Camp Teacher, Ithaca Montessori School. August 2010.  Substitute, April 2011—June 2011.
                       Substitute, Cornell Child Care Center, Ithaca NY. August 2010—June 2011.
                       Art Substitute, South Seneca School District. Interlaken, NY. 2011.
                       Art Substitute, New Roots Charter School. Ithaca, NY. 2011
2010              Substitute, Ithaca City School District. Ithaca, NY. 2010
                       Intern, The Ink Shop Printmaking Center and Olive Branch Press, Ithaca NY, June—July 2010
2008-2009    Art Building Monitor, Cerrache Art Building, Ithaca College.
2007-2008    Ithaca College Community Service Art Room Aid, South Hill Elementary
                           Organizer, Community Art Show to benefit the United Way.  Montrose, Pennsylvania. Sept 23-24, 2005.
2013                David Lavallee Travel Scholarship. SUNY New Paltz.
2012                Graduate Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz
2011                SUNY New Paltz MFA Scholarship
2010                Graduated Ithaca College Summa cum Laude
2010                Ithaca College H&S Dean’s Award in Fine and Performing Arts
2006-2010    Ithaca College Humanities and Sciences Dean’s List
2009                 Class of 1984 Scholarship. Ithaca College
2009                 F.M. Gallagher Scholarship. Ithaca College
2009                 Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
2008                Dicker Family Scholarship. Ithaca College
2007                 Ithaca College Humanities and Sciences Honors Program Induction
2006                 Ithaca College Oracle Society Induction

Solo Exhibitions

2016          Homes & Possessions. Just a Taste Wine and Tapas Bar, Ithaca, NY.      
​                   Insect Series. Hopshire Farm and Brewery, Dryden, NY.

2015        What a House Can Say. Silky Jones. Ithaca, NY.

2014          Overrun. Community Arts Partnership Artspace. Ithaca, NY.
                   What a House Can Say. Waffle Frolic Gallery, Ithaca, NY.
Group Exhibitions
2018         Aesthetics + Pedagogy. Lansing Faculty Group Art Show. East Shore Gallery, Lansing, NY.
2017         HereThere: Poetics of Place, The Ink Shop, Ithaca, NY. Curated by Pamela Drix.
2016         Clarissa Plank and Christopher Loomis, Damiani Wine Cellars, Burdett, NY.
                  Open Show, Community School of Music and Arts, Ithaca, NY. Juror: Terry Plater.

2015          Interpretations of Water. The Atrium Gallery, Corning, NY. Curator: Allison DeDominick.
2014          Community Arts Education Faculty Show. School of Art Gallery, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.
                  Art in Windows. Project U Artists’ Group. Bleeker Street, Utica, NY
                  Artists-in-Residence Exhibition. School of Art Gallery, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY.
                  Members’ Show. The Ink Shop. Ithaca, NY.
                  Open Engagement Conference Exhibition. Queens Museum, NY.
                  Made in New York 2014. Schweinfurth Memorial Arts Center, Auburn, NY. Jurors: Michael Sickler and Kim Waale.
                  2014 College Collective. The Firehouse Gallery. Rochester, NY. Juror: Will Contino.
                  Formicidae: An Entomological Art Exhibit. Roy C. Moore Gallery, University of North Georgia, Gainsville.
2013         Artists in Residence Works in Progress Show. Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Student Gallery. Utica, NY.
                  Printmaking 2013. Lockhart Gallery. State University of New York at Geneseo.
                  CHAIRity Auction. Sculpture Space, Utica NY.

2013          Masters Thesis Exhibition. Samuel L. Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY.
2012          Diversity in Printmaking. McKenna Theatre Lobby, SUNY New Paltz, NY. Work selected for display at the home of University President Donald                               Christian. SUNY New Paltz, NY.
                   "Haunted." MFA Group Show. Bacchus, New Paltz, NY.
                    Celebration of the Arts Festival, Juried Gallery. New Paltz, NY. Jurors: Michael Asbill, Josephine Bloodgood, and Carl Van Brunt
                    5th Annual Mini Works Show, “Idiom.”  Unison Gallery at Water Street Market, New Paltz, NY. Curators: Kat Cappillino and Helen Gutfreund.
                    New Prints/Autumn 2012. International Print Center New York. Chelsea, NY; Austin, TX.
                    International Mini Print Exhibit. Ink Shop Printmaking Center, Ithaca, NY. Jurors: Minna Resnick, Andrea Inselmann.
                    8th International Print Exchange Exhibition. Juror: David Jones. Print Zero Studios, Seattle, WA
2011           Clothesline Show. Juried Exhibit. SUNY New Paltz, NY.
                    Paper Anniversary. The Yoga House, Kingston NY.
                     SUNY New Paltz Printmaking Club Group Show. Bacchus. New Paltz, NY.
                     Member’s Show. Ink Shop Printmaking Center.  Ithaca NY.
2010            Senior show, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca NY

            “A Coral Story.”  Reading. James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. April 8, 2008. Ithaca College, NY.
            Artist’s Book: “A Fairy Tale.” Collaboration with Professor Susan Weisend, Lisa Harris, and others. James J. Whalen Academic Symposium. April 8, 2008.             Ithaca College, NY.
            Ithaca Times, October 2014. Arthur Whitman.

            Print Zero Studios Exchange Eight Catalogue. 2012
            Awosting Alchemy Art & Literary Magazine. Nov 2011. Vol II. Issue 1.
            Crocuses. Photograph. Stillwater, Ithaca College Magazine. 2010
            End-less Mountains. Poem. WSKG “Off the Page” Online. 2011.
            Assorted Poetry. Graphite, Montrose HS Art & Literary Magazine. 2007-2010.
            WVIA Artist of the Month, Channel 44, 2005.
Teaching Portfolio
            Ithaca College Livetext Portfolio. Visit and enter the Visitor Pass code: 5D1FDA15
            New York State Initial Certification in Visual Arts K-12. September 2010
Professional Affiliations

            Southern Graphics Council Member, 2013.
            College Art Association, Member, 2012.
            New York State Art Teachers Association. 2011
            National Art Education Association, Member, 2009-2010.
            Phi Kappa Phi, Member since 2009.

Technical Skills
Operating Charles Brand Etching Press, Takach Floor Lithography Press, Silkscreen Vacuum Exposure Unit, large format HP printer and scanner, basic knowledge of woodshop tools, matting and framing, gallery hanging, digital photography, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Rhinoceros 4.0 Software, CPR , OSHA GHS training