EDUCATION

2012   M.F.A. Ceramics, The University of Colorado, Boulder

2009    Post Baccalaureate in Ceramics, The University of North Texas, Denton

2008    B.F.A. Ceramics (Magna Cum Laude), The University Of North Texas, Denton

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Everything Belongs To You, Denison Artspace, Newark, OH
2013
- Joanna Powell: A Little Less Embarrassed, Showpen Gallery, Denver, CO
2009
- Cake: New Works by Joanna Powell, North Gallery,      University of North Texas, Denton, TX

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
- No More Empty Vessels, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO
- Now and Then, Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, MO
- Sight Unseen: Rigorous Improvisations in Contemporary Ceramic Practices: Kansas City Convention Center,Kansas City, MO
- The Archie Bray Resident and Visiting Artist Exhibition, Belger Crane Yard Studios, Kansas City, MO
- La Mesa, Central Exchange, Kansas City, MO

2015
- Midwest Lifevest, Walker Art Gallery, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE
- Hope, Terror, Promise, Rage: Contemporary Perspectives on the Past, Montana Territorial Prison Exhibit,  Deerlodge, MT
- Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
- Archie Bray Second-Year Fellowship Exhibition, The Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
- Self as Subject, The Blue House Gallery, Dayton, OH
- Montana Triennial, Missoula Art Museum(MAM), Missoula, MT
- NCECA Emerging Artist Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
- Still Life: The Potential of the Picturesque, The Krause Gallery, Providence, RI

2014
-  Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Finalist, Zanesville, OH
- The Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
-  Archie Bray First-Year Resident Artist Fellowship Exhibit, The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
-  Resident Artist Summer Exhibition, The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
-  The Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, Milwaukee Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI
-  On The Horizon, St. Pete Clay, St. Petersburg, FL

2013
- The Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
- Small Favors VIII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2012
- The Night was Like Fire, M.F.A Thesis Exhibition, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO

RESIDENCIES & ASSISTANTSHIPS
2016
- Artist in Residence, Denison University, Granville, OH
- Open Studio Residency, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2015
- Artist in Residence, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2013-2015
- Long-Term Artist in Residence, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
2012
- Technical Assistant for Holly Walker, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME 
2009
- Summer Work-Study, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN 

AWARDS

2015
-   The Autio Endowment for Creative Initiatives, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
-   NCECA Emerging Artist, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Providence, RI
2014
-   Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics, Honorable Mention, Zanesville, OH
-   The Autio Endowment for Creative Initiatives, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Mt
-   Windgate Fellowship, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2013
 -  Matsutani Fellowship, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2012
 -   Getzelman Endowment, The University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
 -   Graduate Travel Grant, The Graduate School, The University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2011
 -  Leap Award Finalist, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA
 -  Brooks Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
 -  Graduate Travel Grant, The Graduate School, The University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
2009
 -   Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly, May 2009
 -   Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Scholarship  

LECTURES
2017
-  New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
- The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

2016
- Denison University, Granville, OH
- Pacificic Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
- The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR​
- The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
- Beach Museum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

2015
- Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
- The University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE

Collections
The Betty Woodman Teaching Collection, The University of Colorado, Boulder
The Archie Bray Permanent Collection, Helena, MT
Bruce George Linderman
Jim Kolva and Pat Sullivan

 
 
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