Molly J. Burke

44 Winner Ave. Columbus, OH 43203 // 614.804.7992


The Ohio State University, MFA

August 2009

Pilchuck Glass School

2009 Session 4, Instructor Preston Singletary

Columbus College of Art and Design, BFA

May 2006

Academic Administrative Experience:

Admissions Officer//Admissions Consultant//Graduate Admission Officer

June 2006 – Sept 2007//Sept 2009 – Present · Columbus College of Art and Design · Columbus, OH

  • ·Manage, track and correspond with MFA applicants to the college · Counsel graduate and undergraduate students through the admissions process with portfolio development.  Also correspond with and counsel students with unaccepted portfolios and low GPA’s. · Manage large volume of data entry and processing tasks · Travel nationally to recruit prospective students and give presentations about the college to high schools and programs throughout the country. · Work as part of a team at large events such as Orientation, Information days, open houses and Awards Ceremonies · Act as a representative of the college at local and national events. · Reorganized and manage online digital portfolio submission process.

Instructor of Record//Visiting Lecturer

September 2007 – August 2008//September 2009-Present · The Ohio State University · Columbus, OH

  • ·Created syllabi and class projects for Beginning Hot Glass Classes, Kiln forming, Cold Glass Construction, Beginning Handforming and Wheelthowing courses· Run lectures, demonstrations and workshops for students in the glass and ceramics department · Monitor and maintain glass shop with the building tech.

Gaffer at Franklin Park Conservatory

August 2009 – January 2010 · Franklin Park Conservatory · Columbus, OH

  • ·Instructed 10 week class for beginning hot glass and one night workshops (Hot Nights) · Demonstrated glassblowing to visitors at the conservatory, creating glass objects from start to finish, explaining the process throughout. · Worked closely with Curatorial Assistant to maintain and run the facility.

Graduate Assistant//Artist Assistant for Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil

September 2008– August 2009 · The Ohio State University · Columbus, OH

  • ·Work with Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil to handle their project fund, The Living Culture Initiative. ·   Correspond with and arrange schedules and itinerary for visiting artists and lecturers to The Ohio State University through project fund. ·   Handle purchasing for travel arrangements and events for visiting artists.  ·  Work on various projects for Ann Hamilton Studio.

Project Manager: CCAD Design Group Viewbook + Admissions Marketing

August 2007-May 2008 · Columbus College of Art and Design · Columbus, OH

  • ·Coordinate and manage schedules for Viewbook and Admission’s marketing Design Group students.  · Help students through the design and printing process to create major marketing pieces for the college, while maintaining the overall educational message of the college. · Maintain fulfillment of printed pieces for the CCAD’s admissions office.

University Teaching Experience:

The Ohio State University: Columbus, OH

ART 330: Introduction to Glass Blowing (AU07, WI08, SU08)

ART 331: Introduction to Glass Construction (AU09, WI10)

ART 332: Introduction to Glass Forming (SP08)

ART 340: Fundamentals of Ceramic Art: Handforming (SP10)

ART 342: Fundamentals of Ceramic Art: Wheelthrowing (SP10)

Columbus College of Art and Design//Columbus Museum of Art//Franklin Park Conservatory

Educator’s Workshop: Installation Art (Oct 09)

Columbus College of Art and Design

Portfolio Development Series (Jul 2010/Aug 2010/Sep 2010)



Sonya Berg and Molly Burke • ROY G BIV • Columbus, OH • Jurors: Catharina Manchanda, Senior Curator of Exhibitions, Wexner Center for the Arts; Jennifer Bedford, former Senior Editor of the Bibliography of the History of Art at the Getty Research Institute; Mary Jo Bole, Professor of Art at OSU

Savage Gardens • Franklin Park Conservatory • Columbus, OH • Juror Jean Pittman, Educator for Youth Programs, Wexner Center for the Arts.

ARTillery Invitational • ARTillery@ The Gateway • Columbus, OH

Glass Invitational • Hocking College • Nelsonville, OH

One Night: Absolutely Absurd • Ohio Art League • Columbus, OH

99th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Fort Hayes Shot Tower • Columbus, OH • Juror: Ron Pizzuti, internationally renowned art collector


Begged, Borrowed and Stolen • Group MFA Show • OSU Urban Arts Space • Columbus, OH • Curators: Christopher Bedford, Curator of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts with Jennifer Wulffson Bedford

Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition • Glass Art Society Conference • Corning, NY

98th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • OAL • Columbus, OH • Juror: David Pagel, Associate Professor of Art Theory and History and Chair of the Art Department at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California

Pilchuck on Display: An International Exhibition of Glass Art • 31st Annual Juried Auction • Seattle, WA

Rate of Exchange • Red House Glass Cone • Wordsley, Stourbridge, England, UK


Shift F7 • First Year Graduate Show • Hopkins Hall Gallery • Columbus, OH

Cataloging and Collection • Ohio Art League• Columbus, OH

University Exchange • Tyler School of Art • Philadelphia, PA


Some Assembly Required • The Schumacher Gallery at Capital University• Columbus, OH

96th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Fort Hayes Shot Tower • Juror: William D. Barnes, Professor of Art, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA


95th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition • Columbus Museum of Art • Columbus, OH • Juror: Claudine Ise, Associate Curator of Exhibitions, Wexner Center for the Arts

Columbus College of Art & Design 127th Annual Art Exhibition Columbus, OH

Growth and Separation • Ohio Art League • Columbus, OH

Growth • BFA Exhibition • Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH

Curated Exhibitions:

Seeps • Artist: Justin Cramer • OAL • Columbus, OH

Process and Image • Artist: Megan Mathie • OAL • Columbus, OH

Public Collections:

The Ohio State University • The Ohio Union • Columbus, OH

Columbus College of Art & Design • Columbus, OH

Huntington Bank Building • 88 E Broad St Columbus, OH 43215

BoMA Gallery • Columbus, OH


Available upon request


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