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Artist's Resumé

Mariah Armstrong Conner





2018              MFA in Studio Art, California State University, San Bernardino, (expected June 2018)


2007              BA in Art, Business Language and Culture, and Spanish, Cum Laude, The College of Idaho,

                      Caldwell, ID



Additional Education/ Workshops


2017              Pilchuck Glass School Materiality and Spirituality with Scott Darlington and

                      Shunji Omura Session 4. Stanwood, WA


                      Urban Glass Utilizing Limbo with Rob Lewis, Brooklyn, NY

2016              Pilchuck Glass School Compozicione Completo with Davide Salvadore, Shelley Allen, Pietro and                                 Ricardo Ferro, Session 3. Stanwood, WA

2015              Glass Sculpting with Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, San Jose, CA


2013              Glass Sculpting with Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, San Diego, CA


2010-2013    Palomar College, San Marcos, CA (glass blowing and foundry courses)


2018             College Art Association MFA Exhibition: Sustainability and Public Good, Los Angeles, CA

2017             4th Clay & Glass Biennial, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA


                     SoCal MFA, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA

                     Existential Waste Land, MFA Second Year Exhibition, VA 106 Gallery,

                     California State University, San Bernardino, CA

2016              Alumni Exhibition, Rosenthal Gallery, The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID

                      MFA Biennial Exhibition, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

                      Vetri, Verre, Vidrio: The Universal Language of Glass, Front Porch

                      Gallery, Carlsbad, CA


2015              Art Glass Association of Southern California Group Exhibition, Mission

                      Valley Library, San Diego, CA

2013              Palomar College Annual Student Exhibition, San Marcos, CA

2012              A Drop in the Ocean (solo exhibition) Gallery 204, Vista, CA

2007              Connections College of Idaho Thesis Exhibition, Caldwell, ID


Teaching Experience

2018              Instructor (Teaching Associate), Beginning Glass, California State University, San Bernardino

2017              Teaching Assistant to Matthew Poole, Freshman Seminar: Art & Society I, California State 

                      University, San Bernardino, Fall quarter


                       Teaching Assistant to Aya Oki Salinas, Beginning Glass, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA


                       Teaching Assistant to Karen Willenbrink-Johnsen, Workshop at Pittsburg

                       Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA


                       Teaching Assistant to Katherine Gray, Beginning Glass, California State University,

                       San Bernardino, Winter quarter


2016-2017     Teaching Assistant to Ashley Blalock, Art History: Pre-Historic to Middle Ages, California State                                      University, San Bernardino, Fall, Winter & Spring quarters


2016              Art Instructor, Boys and Girls Club, California State University, San

                      Bernardino Community Based Arts Program, Spring quarter

2015              Teaching Assistant to Michael Hernandez, Beginning Glass, Palomar

                      College, San Marcos, CA, Spring semester


Professional Experience


2017              Assistant Lab Technician, Department of Art, California State University, San Bernardino


                      Assistant to Artist in Residence Turi McKinley, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Session


2011-2016     Glass Blowing Instructor and Hot Shop Assistant, Stone and Glass, San Diego, CA



Honors and Awards

2018            SSI Culminating Project Grant, California State University, San Bernardino 


2017            Sam and Beverly Maloof Art Scholarship, California State University, San Bernardino

                    Visionary Scholarship, Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Dallas TX


                    Urban Glass Partnership Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY

                    Student Research and Travel Grant, California State University, San Bernardino




2017              Artist Talk, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

                      Artist Talk, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA


2016-2017    Meeting of the Minds Conference, California State University, San Bernardino


2016              Artist Talk, CSUSB Community Based Arts/Prison Arts Collective,                                   

                      Chino Institute for Men, Chino, CA






2016-2018    President, Graduate Studio Art and Design Club, California State University, San Bernardino


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