Jani Hileman
Sculptor

Jhileman@mica.edu | janihileman.com | (717) 826 - 4095
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     Education
2018     Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Bachelor's of Fine Art

     Work Experience
2017 - 2018    Studio Assistant at Two Bolts Studios, Baltimore MD
                           - Wood and Metal Shop Fabrication Skills
2017 - 2018    Film & Ceramics Collaboration Project for the Walters Museum, Baltimore MD
                           - MICA Undergraduate Ceramics and Graduate Film Students Collaboration, to produce two videos for an Exhibition at the Walters Museum
2014 - 2018    Studio Assistant at MICA Ceramics Department, Baltimore MD
                            - Kiln Loading & Firing (Gas, Electric & Wood)
                            - Glaze Kitchen Maintenance, Glaze Mixing & Testing
                            - Clay & Casting Slip Mixing, (Solder Clay & Shar Slip Mixers)
2016 - 2017    Art Market Committee Member for MICA Ceramics, Baltimore MD
                            - Marketing, Display, Pricing, and Selling for Ceramics Department, Customer Service and Cashiering
2016 - 2017    Front Desk Assistant for MICA Residence Life
                            - Student Security & Emergency Assistance, Public Relations
2015 - 2017    Resident Assistant for MICA Residence Life

    Teaching Experience
2017     Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for MICA Sculpture Class, Body World Machine
2016     Teaching Assistant Resident Counselor for MICA PreCollege, Ceramics Core and Raku     Workshop Studio Intensives 

     Solo Exhibitions

2018    Terra Firma, 2018 Commencement Exibition, MICA Brown Center, Baltimore MD
2018    Home & Hearth, MICA Pinkard Gallery, Baltimore MD
2017    Flesh Is Earth, MICA Gateway Gallery, Baltimore MD 

     Selected Group Exhibitions
2018    Ceramic Senior Show, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore MD
            Pot-Bellied, Main O Gallery, Baltimore MD
2017    Anagama Exhibition, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore MD
            Centennial of the Everyday, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum,  Alexandria VA (Collaborator) 
            Juried Ceramics Undergraduate Show, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore MD
            Not Just Function, Main O Gallery, Baltimore MD
            Figuring Bodies, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore MD
2016   MICA Juried Undergraduate Show, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore MD
           Juried Undergraduate Ceramics Show, Middendorf Gallery, Baltimore MD
           Parameters, MICA Brown Center, Baltimore MD
2015   A State Of Mind, Main O Gallery, Baltimore  MD
           Juried Foundation Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore MD
2014  Art in a Box, Demuth Museum, Lancaster PA

     Grants & Residencies

2018    Creative Alliance Resident Artist
2017    MICA Ceramics Department Nominee for Windgate Fellowship
            MICA Meyerhoff Internship Fellow
            MICA Alumni Scholarship


    Visiting Artist Studio Critiques
2018    Seth Payne, Tom Schmidt, Kala Stein (MICA NEA Architectural Terracotta Residents)
2017    Anthony Stellaccio
           Ian Macdonald
           Morel Doucet

     Visiting Artist Workshops
2017     Anthony Stellaccio
2016    Matt Weidel
            Stuart Kestenbaum


     Selected Fabrication Skills
Clay:   Slip Casting, Mold Making
           Firing Gas, Electric and Wood Kilns
           Clay, Glaze, Slip Mixing & Testing   

Wood:  Planer, Joiner, Drum Sander
             Table Saw, Chop Saw, Band Saw, 
             Drill Press, Basic Hand Tools

Metal:  Iron, Bronze & Aluminum Casting
            Ceramic Shell, Rubber Mold Making
            Oxyacetylene Welding
            Angle & Die Grinding