M.F.A.                                                                                            The University of Iowa, 2010.

M.A.                                                                                               The University of Iowa, 2009.

Post Baccalaureate Ceramics                                                     The Ohio State University, 2001-2002.

B.A.                                                                                                Earlham College, Richmond, IN, 2000.   




Vibrant Things, Jane Hartsook Gallery New York, Oct/Nov, 2017.

Tresor Contemporary Craft 2017, Basel, Switzerland, exhibition with Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Sept 21-24, 2018.

Cynthia Corbett Gallery Exclusive Online Summer Exhibition, Visibile at

Intimate Abstractions, curated by Nancy Selvin, Patricai Sweetow Gallery, Oakland, CA, July 2017.

Small Art Objects, Aqui Siam Ben Gallery, Vallauris, France, July, 2017.

Young Masters Finalists Exhibition, Gallery 8, with Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Lodon, UK, June/July, 2017.

Andrew Casto and Louise Hindsgavl, Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium, June, 2017.

Piles, Stacks, Lumps & Mounds, Sight Unseen Offsite, NYCxDesign, Design Week, New York City, May, 2017.

Method Accumulation: Studies in Materiality and Existence, Pacific Northwest College of Art, concurrent NCECA 2017 exhibition, March, 2017.

Sloppy Late Night Pop Up, group exhibition at Double Dragon PDX, Portland, OR, March, 2017.

Revelatory Dérive, solo exhibition at Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, March/April, 2017.

Form Over Function: Ceramic Sculptures by Andrew Casto, Steve Lee, Jeffry Mitchell, Zemer Peled, Kim Simonsson and Dirk Staschke, March 4 - April 8, 2017. 

Small Favors, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, February, 2017.

Art Palm Springs, Winston Wäcther Fine Art, Florida, February 2017.


Small Treasures, Santa Fe Clay, December, 2016.

4x4 Midwest Invitational, Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO, September, 2016. *Awarded grand prize.

Seattle Art Fair, Winston Wächter Fine Art, August, 2016.

Market Art+Design, Art Market Hamptons, Mindy Solomon Gallery, July 2016

April Color, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, April, 2016.

Materiality, Methodology, Metamorphosis: Invitational Concurrent NCECA exhibition, self-curated and organized, Kansas City, MO, 2016.

Accessibility by Design: Invitational Concurrent NCECA exhibition curated by Susan Beiner, Kansas City, MO, March, 2016.

From There to Here: Invitational Concurrent NCECA exhibition curated by Kwok-Pong Tso, Kansas City, MO, March, 2016.

The 72nd Scrips College Ceramic Annual: Invitational exhibition currated by Susan Beiner, Claremont, CA, Jan-Apr, 2016.

Recent Assemblages: *Solo international exhibition at Galleria Salvatore Lanteri, Milan, Italy, Jan-Feb, 2016.


Midwest Life Vest, Recent work by Andrew Casto, Joanna Powell, Amy Santoferraro, and Jesse Ring. Walker Art Gallery, The University of Nebraska-Kearney, Sept./Oct, 2015.

Three Wheel Studio Ceramics Annual Exhibition, *Invited artist, Providence, RI, Oct, 2015.

The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Finalists Exhibition, Zanesville Museum of Contemporary Art, Zanesville, OH, Sept 2015-Jan 2016.

Contemporary Ceramics 2015, Invitational exhibition at The Dairy Barn Arts Center curated by Brad Schweigger and Chuck McWeeny, Sept, 2015.

The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, June 2015.

Recent Work by Andrew Casto, Eutectic Back Room Gallery, Portland, OR, June, 2015.

Recent Work: Solo invitational exhibition at Olive Deluce Gallery, Northwest Missouri State Universtiy, March, 2015.

2015 NCECA Emerging Artists Exhibition, Providence, RI, March, 2015.

All About Porcelain, juried exhibition at The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT, Feb, 2015.

Constructed, Invitational exhibition, Eastern Oregon University, Feb, 2015.

Clay Center: Students and Faculty of The Midwest, Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt, KS, Jan, 2015.


Kansas State University Ceramics Faculty and Student Exhibition, Garden City Community College, Garden City Kansas, Nov, 2014.

VII Bienalle De Ceramica Winner's Exhibition, El Vendrell, Spain, Oct, 2014.

Mixed Company, 2 person exhibition with Liz Howe, Eutectic Gallery, Portland, OR, Aug/Sept, 2014.

The Clay Studio of Philadelphia Juried National, March 7-30, 2014.


Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, Sept 7 –Dec 7, 2013, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Washington, Jan 30-April 20, 2014; Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho, May 17-Aug 10, 2014; Fort. Wayne Museum of Art, Fort. Wayne, Indiana, Sept 13-Dec 21, 2014, Nora Eccles Museum of Art, Utah State University Logan, Utah Jan 30-April 15, 2015, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Houston, Texas, May 30-Aug 30, 2015. 

The VII Bienalle De Ceramica, El Vendrell, Spain, Oct-Nov, 2013. 

Visions in Clay, San Joaquin Delta College LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, California.                                 

Archie Bray Foundation Resident and Visiting Artists Exhibition, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX, NCECA 2013.                                              


The Fourth International Festival of Postmodern Ceramics, Ceramica Multiplex, Verazdin, Croatia, and Vienna, Austria, Aug-Dec, 2012. 

We Met in Iowa: Recent Work by Graduates and Faculty of the University of Iowa Ceramics Department. Pittsburgh State University, Pittsburgh, Kansas, and Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana.

An Exercise in Fluidity, Solo exhibition at The Janalyn Hanson White Gallery, Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, October 2012.

Nobody’s Darling, Fellowship exhibition of completed works at The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana, Aug-Sept, 2012.

2012 Ceramic Sculpture National, *invited artist, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO. Summer, 2012. 

UNICUM International Ceramics Trienale: Ljubljana, Slovenia, Summer, 2012.

Biennale la Ceramique d’Andenne, Andenne, Belgium, May, 2012.

Clay? IV: Kirkland Arts Center, Seattle, Washington, March, 2012.

Table of Content: Foster White Gallery, Seattle, Washington, March, 2012.

Helen E. Copeland Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, Feb, 2012.

Backspace Gallery, Peoria, Illinois, Feb, 2012.


Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, The Emerson Art Center, Bozeman, MT, Nov-Dec, 2011.

Archie Bray Artists in Residence Exhibition, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, Washington, Oct-Nov, 2011.

Craftsmanship, Content, Innovation: Red Lodge, Montana, May 2011.


The University of Iowa MFA Experience, The Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, IA, June-Aug, 2010.

UN-wedged, November, 2010, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA. *Voted Honorable Mention.

The Weight of Knowing is Lighter than Air, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Eve Drewelowe Gallery, Iowa City, IA, March 2010.

ICMEA Ceramics Competition, Fuping, Shaanxi Province, China, *first round selection, awarded FuLe Prize, Oct, 2010.

The Lasting, two person exhibition at The Quad Cities International Airport, Moline, IL.


New Work, two person exhibition at The Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, IA, July-Aug, 2009.

Displacement, 12 artists at The Quad Cities International Airport, Moline, IL, May-June, 2009.


International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan, First Round Selection, March, 2008.

Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA.




Springfield Museum of Art 4x4 Midwest Invitational Grand Prize Award.


NCECA and Windgate Charitable Foundation Emerging Artist grant. 


2nd Prize, 7th Bienalle of Ceramics, El Vendrell, Spain.

2nd Place juror’s selection, Visions in Clay, San Joaquin Delta College, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, California.


Research grant, Rudy Autio Fund for Creative Development.

3rd place jurors selection, Kirkland Arts Center juried national, Clay? IV, Kirkland, WA, March, 2012.


MJD Fellowship, The Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Art, Helena, MT.


FuLe Prize, ICMEA (International Ceramics Magazine Editors Association) International Emerging Artist Competition, Fuping, China, 2010. Awarded one-month residency in Fuping Pottery Art Village.

Honorable Mention, Pottery Northwest’s UN-wedged international juried exhibition, Seattle, WA.


Permanent Collections

Regidoria de Cultura, El Vendrell, Spain.

The Arizona State University Museum of Art Ceramics Research Center.

Centre Culturel d’Andenne, International Ceramics Collection, Andenne, Belgium.

Foundacio Apelles Fenosa, Terragona/Catalonia, Spain.

UNICUM International Collection, Carinthian Gallery of Fine Arts, Gradec, Slovenia.

The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana.

FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum, DAO Art Space, Fuping, China.

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, USA.

Maruchu Gallery, Toki City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan.



2016-present                     Assistant Professor of Art, Ceramics, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2014-2016                          Assistant Professor of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. 

2012-2014                          Assistant Professor of Art, Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA.

2010-2011                           Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. 

2011                                    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL. 

2011                                    Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art, Knox College, Galesburg, IL. 

2007-2010                         Instructor of Record, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.


Lectures, Symposiums, Workshops 


Artist Lecture/Gallery Talk: Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, New York, Oct, 2017.

Artist Lecture and Workshop, Kent State University, March, 2017.


Panel Discussion, Springfield Museum of Art 4x4 Midwest Invitational, Oct, 2016.

Visiting Artist Lecture, The University of Iowa, February, 2016.

Artist Lecture/Gallery Talk, The Salvatore Lanteri Gallery, Milan, Italy, January 16th, 2016. 

Artist Lecture, The University of Iowa, February, 2016.


Artist Lecture, The University of Nebraska-Kearney, Oct, 2015.

2015 NCECA Emerging Artists Lecture, Providence, RI, March, 2015.

2015 NCECA Panel Discussion: Maintaining an Original Voice, Providence, RI, March, 2015.

 Artist Lecture and Workshop, Northwest Missouri State University, April, 2015.


Artist Lecture, C.R.E.T.A. Artist Residency Center, Rome, Italy, Oct, 2014.

Artist Lecture, 7th Bienale De Ceramica, El Vendrell, Spain, Oct. 2014.

Artist Lecture, The Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Sept. 2014

Visiting Artist Lecture and workshop presenter, The University of Kansas.

Artist Lecture, Kansas State University.


Artwork included from the permanent collection of Arizona State University’s Ceramics Research Center in the exhibition, symposium, and catalog for Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, September 2013.


Artist Lecture, Earlham College, Richmond, IN.

Artist Lecture, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS.

Artist Lecture to coincide with the solo exhibition An Exercise in Fluidity, Mount Mercy University, Nov, 2012.

Artist Lecture, The University of Iowa, Oct, 2012.

Artist Lecture, The Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, Montana, July, 2012.

Artist Lecture, Mount Mercy University, April, 2012.

Visiting Artist Lecture and Student Critiques, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, March, 2012.

Invitational Workshop Demonstrator and Artist Lecture, Archie Bray Days, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT, Feb, 2012.


Exhibition curator: We Met in Iowa: Pittsburgh, KS, and Richmond, IN, 2012-13.


Image Presentation, graduate image forum, NCECA national ceramics conference, Philadelphia, PA, April, 2010.


Panel Discussion and Image Presentation, Coe College, November 2009.

Image Presentation, Graduate Image Forum, NCECA national ceramics conference, Phoenix, AZ, April, 2009.


Ceramics Workshop Artist Presenter, Luther College, Decorah, IA, October 2008. 




A.I.R. Vallauris, Vallauris, France.


Arists invite Artists Residency, Process and Metamorphosis, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, NewCastle, Maine.


MJD Fellow and long term Artist in Residence, The Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Art, Helena, Montana.


Iowa Arts Fellowship, The University of Iowa.


Artist in Residence, The Institute of Storytelling, Iowa City, Iowa.




49th Annual NCECA Journal, “The Poetics of Growth” (personal narrative and images).


Art Axis, contemporary ceramics artist resource, online profile visible at

Access Ceramics, contemporary ceramics image resource, online profile visible at


Photo credit: Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Oct, 2011.

Photo credit: 45th Annual NCECA Journal, March, 2011.


The Weight of Knowing, The University of Iowa Press, May, 2010.


Comment Feature, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, April, 2007. 




Wall Street International, Art Section, April, 2017 aceeible via

The Seattle Times Three Don’t Miss Art Art Exhibitions Around Seattle, March Ed. March, 2017, accessible via


TL Mag, Featured as upcoming artist at Puls Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, December, 2016.

Ceramics at a Breakthrough Art Fair, Editor’s Roundtable, by Matthew Kangas, Visual Art Source.

Art LTD, March/April, 2016 "Beyond the Object: The 72nd Scripps Ceramic Annual" pg. 24.

Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Image feature, February, 2016.


New Ceramic Magazine, September/October 2015 issue, "But Why Ceramics?" pg. 46-47.

Exhibition Review, Constructed (Exhibition at Eastern Oregon University) in CFile, online journal,

Ceramics Now Magazine, interview and images, Issue 3, June, 2015.


Seventh Bienale De Ceramica, catalog, article by Marius Domingo, critic and juror.


Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, edited by Peter Held and Heather Sealy-Lineberry, The University of North Carolina Press and Arizona State University.

Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Image featured, Dec, 2013.

Ceramics Monthly Magazine, Oct, 2013, exhibition image from Visions in Clay 2013.


Ceramic Excellence, featured artist monograph produced via The Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Art, in conjunction with The Jentel Critical Writing Residency Program, written by Tanya Hartman.


DAO Clayform, 2010 no.2, Published by Fuping Pottery Art Village, Fuping, China.


Gallery Representation

Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, Florida

Plus Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, Washington

Galleria Salvatore Lanteri, Milan, Italy