Theresa Clowes



MFA     Cranbrook Academy of Art /Broomfield Hills, MI/1996

BFA      Kansas City Art Institute/Kansas City, MO/1992

 Professional Experiences

Department Head/Faculty

            Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design/Denver, CO/2017-Present

            Head of the Art Education Department. Full Professor in Art Education and Fine Arts. Student Teacher Evaluator for state teacher licensure.

Department Chair/Faculty      

            Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design/Denver, CO/2010-2017

            Chair of the Art Education Department and Chair of the Fine Arts Department. Full Professor in Art Education and Fine Arts. Student Teacher

            Evaluator for state teacher licensure.

Teaching Artist

            Think 360 Arts Complete Education/Denver, CO/2010

            Collaborated with classroom teachers, arts specialist, and/or teacher teams to provide hands-on workshops for students relating to school or district

            curriculum goals.

Senior Art Instructor

            Colorado Academy/Denver, CO/1999-2009

            Designed and implemented classroom curriculum. Organized and directed interim studies, community service programs, and annual All-School Art

            Exhibitions. Mentored and advised students in 6 -12th grade. Initiated and launched cross-curriculum global art lectures.

Resident Artist

            RedLine/Denver, CO/2010-2012

           Two year resident artist. EPIC arts artist-in-schools collaborator.

Art Director

            Summer Arts Academy/Colorado Academy/Denver, CO/2002-2011

            Hired staff, outlined and approved curriculum and schedules, drafted and   reconciled budget and financials, created marketing materials.


            Anderson Ranch Art Center/Snowmass, CO/1997-1999

          Adjunct art instructor for grades K-8 in the RE-2 school district, funded in part by     an Aspen Foundation grant.


            Oregon College of Art and Design/Portland, OR/1997


Salina Biennial: Contemporary Art from the Mountain-Plains Region/Salina Art Center/Salina, KS/2017

10X - 10th Anniversary Exhibition/RedLine/Denver, CO/2017

Faculty Show/Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design/Denver, CO/2017

Contemporary Fiber Exhibition 2016/Knoll Gallery/Denver, CO/2016

Outdoor River Installation/RedLine/Denver, CO/2016

Buell Theater/Meandering/Denver, CO/2016

Faculty Show/Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design/Denver, CO/2015

Collaborative Exhibition/Vertigo Gallery/Denver, CO/2014

Thread Studio/Denver Art Museum/Denver, CO/2011

In the Rafters/Denver Biennial of Americas/Wonderbound/Denver, CO/2014

Forge for Lace/Center for Visual Arts/Theory Loves Practice/Denver, CO/2013

Material Exchange/RedLine Resident Artist Exhibition/Denver, CO/2012

AU:Exchange/RedLine Resident Artist Exhibition/Denver, CO/2011

A Shared Experience in Art: RedLine + BNC/Denver, CO/2011

Displaced/IceCube Gallery/Denver, CO/2011

Design for the Other 90%/RedLine/Denver, CO/2010

Resident Artist Exhibition/RedLine/Denver, CO/2010

Grey/Re(a)d/PlatteForum (July)/Bonfils-Stanton Gallery (August)/Denver, CO/2008

Architectural Textiles/Vertigo Gallery/Denver, CO/2007

Intersections/Philip J. Steele Gallery/Denver, CO/2005

Architectural Columns/Edge Gallery/Denver, CO/2000

Faculty Exhibition/Anderson Ranch Art Center/Snowmass, CO/1999

Solo Exhibition/The Weekend Gallery/Houston, TX/1998

Odd Arrows/David Floria Gallery/Woody Creek, CO/1998

Flowing/Folding/The Art League of Houston/Houston, TX/1997

The Roaring Fork Art Exhibition/Aspen Art Museum/Aspen, CO/1997

Alterations/El Dorado Gallery/Kansas City, MO/1997

Artist in Resident Exhibition/The Hoffman Gallery/Portland, OR/1997

Introduction Artist/Solo Exhibition/The Weekend Gallery/Houston, TX/1996

Cranbrook Academy Alumni /John Wilson Center Gallery/Washington, D.C./1995

New Tools Exhibition/Littman/White Gallery/Portland, OR/1995

Student Degree Show/Cranbrook Art Museum/Bloomfield Hills, MI/1995



Design for the Other 90%

(CPR) -

A Shared Experience in Art

(CPR) -

Denver Art Museum - Layered Landscape