Born Atlanta, Georgia, USA 1983
 
Education:

2012       University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
              
Masters of Fine Arts- Ceramics
 
2007      Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
              
Bachelors of Fine Arts – Ceramics
 
PUBLICATIONS:
 
2013       Daily Serving: An International Publication for
               Contemporary Art

               The Distance Between Two Lovers: An Interview with Chase Folsom
               By: Carmen Winant, Published January 2nd

2010        Project Q, www.projectqatlanta.com , Web post May 28, 2010
                  
                Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, Magazine, Vol. 29, No. 6, June                       2010, page 30
 
2009        WonderRoot and People TV Interview, Channel 4, Aired                               November 2009-December 2009, Atlanta, GA
 
RESDIENCIES, ASSISTANTSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS:

2015        Robert C. Turner Teaching Fellow
                
New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2013-      The Clay Studio, Resident Artist, Philadelphia, PA
2015                      

2011       Zentrum für Keramik – Berlin, Artist-in-Residence
               
June 1 – August 1, Berlin, Germany
 
2010       Hambidge Center, Artist-in-Residence
              
Rabun Gap, GA

2009       Penland School of Crafts, Studio Assistant for MaPo Kinnord-                    Payton, Penland, NC
 
2008       Penland School of Crafts, Studio Assistant for Kristine Michael                  Penland, NC
 
2007       Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Two-Year Residency
              
Atlanta, GA
 
SOLO* AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
 
2017      Solo Exhibition*, Alfred Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY

2016     Hard*, Kitchen Table Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 
             Anything Can Be A Pond*, The ClayStudioPhiladelphia,                                PA                         

2014     Forever In a Way*, Dateline Gallery, Denver, CO

2012     Sensitive and Emotional, Vertigo Art Space, Denver, CO
 
2009     Conversion*, WHITEspace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
             Young Audiences of Woodruff Arts Center Presents:Kelcy Chase                Folsom: An Exhibition
             Woodruff Arts Center @ Center Space, Atlanta, GA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2016     No More Empty Vessels, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO
 
             Hambidge Center Benefit Auction, Curated by Carr McCuiston,                      MOCA GA, Atlanta, GA
 
             Planning the Improbable, Sketching the Impossible
             Walker Street Gallery, Curated by Mitch Shiles, Boston, MA
 
             Now and Then, CIE Exhibition, NCECA Conference
             Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, MO
 
             Welcome, New Faculty Exhibition, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery
             NYCC at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2015     Still Life: The Potential of the Picturesque, NCECA CIE Exhibition                Krause Gallery, Providence, RI

2014     All of the Above, Below, and In Between
             
Curated by Ashley Jonas,
The Blue House, Dayton, OH
 
             Roving Room, Curated by Cori Williams and Kelly                                        Kaczynski Habersham Mills, Demorest, GA
 
             Immersive Spaces, Curated by Joe Page, NCECA CIE Exhibition                    Milwaukee, WI
 
             The Clay Studio 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Curated by Garth                Johnson and Naomi Cleary
             NCECA Conference, Milwaukee, WI

2013     Hello/Goodbye, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
 
             Biennial of the Americas, First Draft: Curated by Cortney Stell                  McNichols Space, Civic Center, Denver, CO

2012     9th Annual Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Show 
            
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
 
             National Juried Exhibition, Frame Up Gallery, Longmont, CO 
 
             MindPool, Curated by Kara Duncan, NEXT Gallery, Denver, CO
 
             LADYBOY Presents: Do Not Disturb, NCECA Conference,                             Seattle,WA                             
 
             Findings, Illiterate Gallery, Denver, CO

2011     LADYBOY Presents: ROOM SERVICE, NCECA Conference, Tampa, FL
 
             MA)chi(N)e(MADE), Vertigo Art Space, Denver, CO
 
2010     LAUNCH: The Works of Kelcy Chase Folsom and Kaye Thomas,                  The Signature Shop Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
             Queer It!, The Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
 
             Material, Beep Beep Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
2009     Photosapian, Aurora, Atlanta, GA
                                   
             Art Visions, The Paideia School Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
2008    CLAY-TL, Mudfire Studio and Gallery, Currated by Eric Haagensen,                     Decatur, GA
 
            LE FLASH, Castleberry Hill Art District, Curated by Stuart Keller and                 Cathy Byrd, Adrene’s Boutique, Atlanta, GA
 
            Georgia Lawyers for the Arts Benefit
            
Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
            Art Visions, The Paideia School Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
2007   Spring BFA Exhibition, Ernest G. Welch Gallery
           Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
                                   
            NCECA Regional Juried Student Exhibition, Allan R. Hite Art                        Institute Gallery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
 
            SILVER: Atlanta AIDS Survival Project, Ernest G. Welch Gallery,                  Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2006    Lowe Gallery Selects: Juried Student Exhibition
            
Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2005   Mudfire Holiday Show, Mudfire Studio and Gallery, Decatur, GA
 
           Marcia Wood Gallery Selects: Juried Student Exhibition
           
Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Atlanta, GA
                                                     
           Dad’s Garage Feature Artist, Dad’s Garage Theatre, Atlanta, GA
 
2004  Atlanta AIDS Survival Project, Silent Auction
          Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
                 
Curated Exhibitions:

2017   Reel Real, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2014   Still Life: The Potential of the Picturesque, NCECA CIE Exhibition,                Providence, RI

Honors & Awards:

2013    Biennial of the Americas, Project Grant, Grant $1300

2012    CU Boulder Graduate School, Gift of Neuman Family, Grant $1500

2011    CU Boulder Graduate School, Gift of Fine Arts Advisory Support               Council, Grant $1300

2010    CU Boulder Graduate School, Travel Grant $275
 
            AT&T Georgia Pioneers Scholarship, Volunteer Scholarship, $2000

            WonderRoot Artist Profile for November, Atlanta, GA
 
2007    Andrew West Scholarship
            
Dept. Nomination from Georgia State University College of Art and                     Design, Atlanta, GA
                 
2006    Faculty Award, Lowe Gallery Selects: Georgia State University College             of Art and Design Juried Student                                                                     Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
 
            BINDERS Art Supplies Award, Lowe Gallery Selects
            Georgia State University College of Art and Design                                           Juried Student Exhibition, Atlanta, GA

2005    Faculty Award, Marcia Wood Gallery Selects: Georgia State University             College of Art and Design Juried Student Exhibition, Atlanta, GA                                                  
 Teaching Experience:
 
                  2017                            New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Spring, Junior Systems (mold-making), Alfred, NY
                                                     
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Spring, Senior Advisor, Alfred, NY
 
                  2016                            New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Sophomore Hand Building, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Special Topics: How to be Funny: Humor in Contemporary Art, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Spring, Sophomore Wheel Throwing, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Spring, Junior Hybrid Vessels, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Sophomore Hand Building, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Special Topics: How To Be Funny (Juniors/Seniors), Alfred, NY
 
                  2015                            New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Sophomore Hand Building, Alfred, NY
 
                                                      New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
                                                      Faculty, Fall, Junior Systems (mold-making), Alfred, NY
                                                     
                                                      University of the Arts
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Summer, Introduction to Ceramic Tile and Mosaics, Philadelphia, PA
 
                                                      Corcoran College of Art and Design
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Summer, Introduction to Ceramics: The Wheel- thrown Form, Washington, DC
 
                                                      Maryland Institute College of Art
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Fall, Introduction to Ceramics: The Hand Built Form, Baltimore, MD
 
                                                      The George Washington University
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Fall, Introduction to Ceramics: The Wheel-thrown Form, Washington, DC
 
                                                      The Clay Studio
                                                      Beginning Wheel Instructor, Philadelphia, PA
 
                  2014                            Maryland Institute College of Art
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Fall, Introduction to Ceramics: The Hand Built Form, Baltimore, MD
 
                                                      The George Washington University
                                                      Adjunct Faculty, Fall, Introduction to Ceramics: The Wheel-thrown Form, Washington, DC
 
                                                      The Clay Studio
                                                      Beginning Wheel Instructor, Philadelphia, PA
 
                  2013                            University of Colorado Boulder
Adjunct Faculty, Summer, Ceramics for Continuing Education, Boulder, CO
 
2012                            University of Colorado Boulder
                                    Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Fall, Ceramics for Continuing Education, Boulder, CO
 
University of Colorado Boulder
                                    Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Spring, Foundations 1020/3D Design, Boulder, CO
 
                  2011                            University of Colorado Boulder
                                    Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Fall, Foundations 1020/3D Design, Boulder, CO
 
University of Colorado Boulder
Teaching Assistant for Matt Wedel, Fall, Introduction to Wheel Throwing, Boulder, CO
 
University of Colorado Boulder
                                    Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Spring, Foundations 1020/3D Design, Boulder, CO
 
                  2010                            University of Colorado Boulder
                                                      Teaching Assistant for Kim Dickey, Fall, Introduction to Hand Building, Boulder, CO
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 
                  2014                            Jeanne Quinn Studio, Assistant to Jeanne Quinn, Philadelphia, PA
 
                                                      Virgil Marti Studio, Assistant to Virgil Marti, Philadelphia, PA
 
                  2013                            LGBTQ Resource Center, Assistant Director, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
 
 
 
2010                            AMerican Craft Council Show, Presenter, Atlanta, GA
 
WonderRoot, Instructor and Studio Coordinator, Atlanta, GA
                                                     
                  2009                            Ladyboy pRESENTS, Collaborative Group, Co-founder
 
                 
 
                  2007                            Student League of Independent Potters and Sculptors
                                                      Ernest G. Welch School of Art, Georgia State University, President, Atlanta, GA
 
Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Gallery Intern, Cathy Byrd: Gallery Director, Atlanta, GA
 
2006                            Mudfire Studio and Gallery, Summer Workshop Instructor, Decatur, GA       
                 
2005                            Mudfire Studio and Gallery, Summer Instructor, Decatur, 
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