Candy Coated

formerly Candy Depew                          candycoated.org                     candy@candycoated.org 

 

EDUCATION

2017

Vegetarian/Vegan Chef Apprentice, Green Gulch Zen Center & Organic Farm

2013

Doctorate of Divinity, The Universal Life Fellowship, CA

2002

The London Consortium at the Tate Modern, London, UK

Pre-Doctoral Candidate Humanities


1995-1997

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

MFA, Ceramics

1994-1995

Newcomb School of Art, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

MFA Candidate

1988-1993

Kent State University, Kent, OH

BFA Ceramics. Minors Jewelry/Metals, Anthropology, French Literature

 

SELECTED AWARDS & GRANTS

2015

Award for Magic Carpet, Americans for the Arts Public Art Network

2010


Tattoo House, AIA award

2008

Pew Fellowship in the Arts GAP Grant

2007

American Representative, International Studio and Curatorial Program Residency, NYC

2004

Leeway Foundation Grant

Pew Fellowship in the Arts, Sculpture/Installation Project Grant

2002

Pew Fellowship in the Arts, Sculpture/Installation


Distinguished Alumni Award, Tyler School of Art

1999

Leeway Foundation Emerging Artist Grant

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 - 2016


Commissioned Mural Artist, with Mural Arts, Indego Bike Share, The City of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2013


Special Projects Artist Residency, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2011

Presenter, Mid-Atlantic Arts Museums Conference, Baltimore, MD


Presenter, Museum Round Table, Historic House Trust, Empire State Building, NYC

2009 & 2005


Artist Residency, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, NL

2008 - 2015


Founder/Director, the CandyCoated Center and Studio School, Philadelphia, PA


2004

Artist Residency, Arts/Industry, Kohler Factory, Sheboygan, WI

2001


Resident Artist, The Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA


1998 - 2002


Apprentice Coordinator/Master Printer/Artist Project Coordinator, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1998 - 2003


Resident Artist, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS/ PRESENTATIONS

2018

Diamonds Drip from Serpents Lips, Curated Storefront and Knight

Foundation, Akron, OH

2017

Crystallized Stardust, Studio Residency presentation, Napa, CA

2014

Magic Carpet, Eakins Oval, The Public Art Association, Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, and The City of Philadelphia, PA


2013

CandyCoated Wonderland, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA


2010

Putting-Out!, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


VANITAS, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA


NCECA Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


2009


Welcome House, LOVE Park, Philadelphia, PA


china doll, European Ceramic Work Center, NL


housing project, The Design Center, Philadelphia, PA


2008


dark to light, Icebox Space, Philadelphia, PA


2007

Dig, H&H Fine Art, Washington, DC


Tourist Visa, International Studio and Curatorial Program, NYC


2006


Between Worlds, The Physics House Museum, Philadelphia, PA



2005


Past and Present, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM


Never Never Land, European Ceramic Work Centre, NL


Thirty Years of Excellence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


2004


New Prints, International Print Center, NYC


Philadelphia Invitational Portfolio, Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2003

NOT TEAPOTS, University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV


Climbing Mountains, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2002


Portfolio, Philadelphia Print Collaborative, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Making Pictures...Seeing Things, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA


Reflecting Pond, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA


Petals from the Same Flower, Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia, PA

2000


Studio Visit; Artists at Work, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA


Island/Oasis/Mirage, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA


1999


Celebrating Leeway Foundation Grant Recipients, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA