Resume

TROY NORTON                                                                                                                                                                                                    troynortonart.com

407-929-6074 • troynortonart@gmail.com

 

 

Award-Winning Artist Skilled in Numerous Media

Specializing in Sculpture

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

Bachelor of Arts in Art, Stetson University, DeLand, FL                                                                                                                                               May, 2013

  • Minor: Business Administration

    • Business Courses:  Accounting; Professional Communications; Ethics and Law; Statistics; Human Relations, Leadership & Teamwork

  • Art GPA: 3.851 · Business GPA: 3.835 · Cumulative GPA: 3.750 (Magna Cum Laude)

 

 

EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS/HONORS:

 

Casselberry Art House Ceramic Show, Casselberry, FL                                                                                                                                                        2013

ICMEA Emergin Ceramic Artist Competition, Fuping, China                                                                                                                                                2013

Vallauris Institute of Arts, Crazy Teapot Echibition, Vallauris, France                                                                                                                                2013

Troy Norton's Senior Art Exhibition, Deland, FL                                                                                                                                                                    2013

  • Dan Gunderson's (head of the 3-D department at Stetson University) best student of my career award

Stetson University Udergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium                                                                                                                     2013

  • Maris (first) Prize

23rd Stetson University Juried Student Art Exhibition                                                                                                                                                          2012

  • Award of Distintion

Fifth International Big Fish, Small Pot, Teapot Competiton, Pomona, CA                                                                                                                         2012

  • First Prize

22nd Stetson University Juried Student Art Exhibition                                                                                                                                                         2011

  • Ann Hall Best of Show, Friends of Art Purchase Award, Student's Choice Award                   

21st Stetson University Juried Student Art Exhibition                                                                                                                                                           2010

  • Ann Hall Best of Show

20th Stetson University Juried Student Art Exhibition                                                                                                                                                          2009

  • Katherine Hansen Award

SCPS AP Student Art Exhibition, AAA Building, Heathrow,FL                                                                                                                                               2009

AP Student Exhibition, Casselberry Art House, Casselberry, FL                                                                                                                                          2009

Lake Mary Heathro Festival of the Arts Student Exhibition, Heathrow, FL                                                                                                             2009, 2008

Maitland Art Festival Student Exhibition, Maitland, FL                                                                                                                                               2009, 2008

  • Third Prize; Award of Merit

Great Day in the Country Student Exhibition, Oviedo, FL                                                                                                                                          2009, 2008

  • First Prize; Honorable Mention

Altamone Chapel SCPS Student Exhibiton, Altamonte, FL                                                                                                                              2009, 2008, 2007

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

Dean' Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                                             2009-2013

Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholarship                                                                                                                                                              2009-2013

Carroll E. Lewis Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                            2011-2013

We Believe in You Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                        2009-2012

 

HONORS:

 

Deans List                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2009-2013

Magna Cum Lauda                                                                                                                                                                             Upon Graduation May 2013

 

 

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE/ RESIDENCIES/ WORKSHOPS/REPRESENTATION:

 

Assistant, Dan Gundeson (head of the 3-D department at Stetson University)                                                                                     May 2013-Sep 2013

  • Assisting with the engineering, preparing, and building of art works  

Assistant to Stetson Universities' Gallery Director, Deland, FL                                                                                                                 Aug 2009-May 2013

  • Assisting with curatorial processes of on campus and off campus gallery openings

    • Maintaining, configuring, installing, and lighting

Teacher Apprentice, Department of Art, Stetson University, Deland, FL                                                                                                Aug 2009-May 2013

  • Mix, formulate, re-constitute and test several types of clay, slip, and glaze

  • Load and fire several types of kilns incuding: high fire gas, high fire salt/soda, programbe and cone fired electric kilns

  • Serve as teacher's class assistant (TA) for all ceramic and sculpture classes

Assistant, Becky Baldwin (Professional Potter), Deland, FL                                                                                                                        Jan 2012-May 2012

  • Assist with production throwing

  • Mixing and re-constituting new and existing glazes

  • Wax, dip, and fire production pottery

  • Organize, clean, and maintain studio space and kiln room

Kiln Loader, Clay Pigeons Pottery, Deland, FL                                                                                                                                          March 2012-Sep 2013

  • Double dip, wipe, and load all bisque and glaze ware using stilts

  • Program and fire electric kilns

  • Organize, clean, and maintain kiln room

 

RESIDENCIES:

 

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Pre-session, New Castle, ME                                                                                                  May 2012-June 2012

 

WORKSHOPS:

 

Architectural Handbuilt Forms by: Troy Norton, Stetson University, Deland, FL                                                                                                 March 2012

 

REPRESENTAION:

 

The Artistic Hand, Oviedo, FL                                                                                                                                                                              Feb 2014-Present

Da Vinci Design and Studios, DeLand, FL                                                                                                                                                         May 2014-Present