Faculty Profile

Brooks Oliver

Brooks Oliver

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Studio Art
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, Pennsylvania State University, 2014.
Major: Art
BFA, Southern Methodist University, 2010.
Major: Studio Art

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 3105.501, Intermediate Ceramics: Material Studies, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 5015.701, MFA Project In Lieu of Thesis Research, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ASTU 5001.501, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ASTU 5020.701, MFA Project in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2021
ASTU 4100.501, Senior Ceramics Studio, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2021
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 8W2 2021
ASTU 2102.501, Beginning Ceramics: Throwing, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3105.501, Intermediate Ceramics: Material Studies, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5015.701, MFA Project In Lieu of Thesis Research, Fall 2020
ASTU 5001.501, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 5020.701, MFA Project Exhibition, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 4100.501, Senior Ceramics Studio, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3105.501, Intermediate Ceramics: Material Studies, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5015.701, MFA Project Research, Fall 2019 Syllabus
ASTU 5001.501, Praxis: Rotating Topics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2019 Syllabus
ART 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2019 Syllabus
ASTU 4050.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4051.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio I, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4052.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio II, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4053.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio III, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5050.501, Ceramics Studio, Spring 2019 SPOT
ASTU 3055.501, Intermediate Ceramics : Handbuilding, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5020.701, MFA Exhibition, Spring 2019 SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 8W2 2019
ART 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
ASTU 4050.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4051.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio I, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4052.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio II, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 4053.501, Advanced Ceramics Studio III, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5050.501, Ceramics Studio, Fall 2018 SPOT
ASTU 5015.701, Creative Project, Fall 2018 SPOT
ASTU 3055.501, Intermediate Ceramics : Handbuilding, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018
ART 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018
ASTU 4050.502, Advanced Ceramics Studio, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 2050.503, Beginning Ceramics, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5050.502, Ceramics Studio, Spring 2018 SPOT
ASTU 5015.701, Creative Project, Spring 2018
ASTU 5020.701, MFA Exhibition, Spring 2018
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2018
ART 4910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2018
ASTU 2050.506, Beginning Ceramics, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 5050.501, Ceramics Studio, Fall 2017
ASTU 3055.503, Intermediate Ceramics : Handbuilding, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2017
ART 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2017

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Oliver, B. (2018). Anderson Ranch Arts Center - 38th Annual Art Auction and Community Picnic 2018. 27,33.
Oliver, B. (2018). Supermud / Futuremud - The Pennsylvania State University Alumni Ceramics Exhibition. 40. Penn State College of Arts and Architecture.
Catalogue Essay
Oliver, B. (2019). Vessel Re-imagined. 1-24. Concord, MA: Lacoste/Keane Gallery. https://www.lacostekeane.com/exhibitions/vessel-re-imagined-group-show-curated-by-brooks-oliver
Conference Proceeding
Oliver, B. (2019). Ikebana International 18th North & Central American Regional Conference. 38. Dallas, Texas:.
Exhibition Catalog
Oliver, B. The Eloquent Vessel. Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, School of Visual Arts.
Journal Article
Oliver, B. (2018). 2017 Emerging Artist Brooks Oliver. blog.nceca.net/2017-emerging-artist-brooks-oliver
Oliver, B. (2018). Anderson Ranch Arts Center - Summer Workshops 2018. 32.
Oliver, B. (2018). Anderson Ranch Arts Center - Summer Workshops 2019. 5,6.
Oliver, B. (2018). Haystack Mountain School of Crafts - Open Studio Residency, Workshops, & Summer Conference. 26,27.
Oliver, B. (2017). "Why Clay? Why Now?". 12,48,49. Western Carolina University Print Shop.
Oliver, B. (2017). “2017 Emerging Artists.”. 30, 31. Western Carolina University Print Shop.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Oliver, B. (2019). Clay CurrentsClay Currents – The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational. Wichita, Cansas: Ulrich Museum of Art.
Oliver, B. (2019). Dallas Arts District - Official Visitor's Guide 2019/2020. (2019/2020), 40-41. Dallas, Texas: Dallas Arts District.
Oliver, B. (2019). 5 Ways to Not Hate Valentine's Day. D Magazine. 46(#2 /February, 2019), 23. Dallas, Texas: D Magazine Partners, LP.
Oliver, B. (2018). Holiday Gift Guide: For the Trendsetters. Texas Monthly. www.texasmonthly.com/style/holiday-gift-guide-trendsetter/
Oliver, B. (2016). Ceramics Arts 2016 yearbook and annual buyers guide. 47.
Poster
Oliver, B. (2019). Clay CurrentsClay Currents – The Wichita National Ceramics Invitational. Wichita, Kansas:.
Oliver, B. (2018). Anderson Ranch Arts Center - Create Change - Summer Faculty.
Press Release
Oliver, B. (2019). Lacoste/Keane Gallery - Press Release. https://www.lacostekeane.com/attachment/en/5b7c888b6aa72c622d8b4567/TextTwoColumnsWithFile/5d5d68098ddb50d32950a479
Recorded Artist Interview - Video
Oliver, B., J. B., Eames, M. (2020). Carbondale Clay Center. https://vimeo.com/460795998
Video and Audiovisual Material
Oliver, B. (2018). Watch NCECA: Brooks Oliver, 2017 Emerging artist. www.youtube.com/watch?v=gST9PsMl0no&feature=youtu.be
Webpage
Oliver, B. (2020). Kent State University. Kent, Ohio: School of Art Collections and Galleries. https://www.kent.edu/galleries/event/kent-state-national-ceramics-invitational-2020
Oliver, B. (2017). “NCECA Emerging Artists 2017.”. blog.nceca.net/nceca-emerging-artists-2017.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Oliver, B. (Principal), "MJD Fellowship and residency," Sponsored by Archie Bray Foundation, International, $40000 Funded. (September 2014October 2016).
Grant - Research
Oliver, B. (Principal), "Small Research Grant," Sponsored by College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas, $978 Funded. (January 26, 2021 – Present).
Oliver, B., "RAFT," Sponsored by Rosenfield Art Foundation of Texas, State, $6000 Funded. (20172017).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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