Education
2016    Master of Fine Arts, West Virginia University, West Virginia
2012    Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Hawaii at Manoa
2008   Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa
2006   Associate of Arts, University of Hawaii Windward Community College, Hawaii

Professional Experience

2017-2018     Artist In Residence, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach Florida
2016-2017     Adjunct Professor and Ceramics Department Technician, Marshall University
2015-2016     Gallery Assistant, Mesaros Galleries, West Virginia University
2013-2016     Instructor of Record, West Virginia University
2012-2013     Teaching Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Ceramics Department, Honolulu, Hi
2011-2005     Lab Technician: Kiln firing, making studio clay, glaze making and calculations, building maintenance, Windward Community College,                            Kaneohe, HI, Teaching Assistant, Windward Community College, Kaneohe, HI

Workshops / Lectures
2017   "Nate Ditzler: Artist Presentation", Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
2013   “Nate Ditzler: Artist Presentation”, The Pottery Workshop: Sculpture Factory, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Provence,China
2012    Pecha kucha, Bachelor of Fine Arts Capstone, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
2011    “Nate Ditzler: Artist Presentation”, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute – West Virginia University International Studio, Jingdezhen, China
2011     Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, Shaanxi Provence, China

Awards and Achievements

2017    National Endowment for the Arts: West Virginia Artist Grant, West Virginia Division of Culture and History
2015    Shelton Gorelick Scholarship: Penland School of Crafts Full Scholarship, Juror's Choice, Juried Student Exhibition, West Virginia University
2014    Pat Bibbee GPS Student Travel Award: Intermedia Studies in Chile, Pat Bibbee GPS Student Travel Award: Art and Environment in Hawaii,                 Faculty-Student Mentored Graduate Research Award 2nd Place, Juror’s Choice, Juried Student Exhibition, West Virginia University
2013    Full Academic Scholarship West Virginia University, Master of Fine Arts, Pat Bibbee GPS Student Travel Award: Ceramic Study in                                 Jingdezhen, China
2013    The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce: Commitment to Excellence, Recognition Award, (Purchase by Hawaii State Foundation for               Culture and the Arts: Art in Public Places Program)
2012    Stella O. Lee Scholarship, Aha Hana Lima, Hawaii Craftsmen, Honolulu, HI
2011     The Luce Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship for study at Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute - West Virginia University International Studios
2011     Stella O. Lee Scholarship, Aha Hana Lima, Hawaii Craftsmen, Honolulu, HI
2005   Chancellors Award, Hawaii Community College Statewide Juried Exhibition, Windward Community College, Paliku Gallery, HI

Solo Exhibition

2016    A Case of the Mundanes: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, West Virginia University
2014    The Waikiki Parc Features Nate Ditzler Solo, Waikiki Parc Hotel, Honolulu, HI

Juried Exhibitions

2017    Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach Convention Center, Florida
2017    Give Me Some Space! 6th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Carroll Gallery in Huntington, Marshall University, West Virginia
2015    Juried Student Exhibition, West Virginia University
2014    Juried Student Exhibition, West Virginia University
2013    The Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce: Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu HI
2012    45th Annual Hawaii Craftsman Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
2011     Ceramic Art Exhibition, With Clay, With Friendship, With World, Online Exhibition, Seoul, Korea
2010    Ceramic Art Exhibition, With Clay, With Friendship, With World, Online Exhibition, Seoul, Korea,
2010    43rd Hawaii Craftsman Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI,
2010    Raku Ho’olaulea Annual Juried Exhibition, The Arts At Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI
2009   42nd Annual Hawaii Craftsman Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI,
2009   Raku Ho’olaulea Annual Juried Exhibition, The Arts At Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI
2007   40th Annual Hawaii Craftsman Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI,
2007   Raku Ho’olaulea Annual Juried Exhibition, The Arts At Marks Garage,Honolulu, HI
2006   Hawaii Statewide Community College Juried Exhibition, Windward Community College, Paliku Gallery, Kaneohe, HI 

Invitational Exhibitions

2018    40 Years of Excellence, West Virginia Alumni Exhibition, Standard Ceramic Supply Co., NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA
2018    Artist In Residence Exhibition, East and Greenfield Gallery, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
2018    Invitation X3: Theatre Lab, Parliament Hall, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton Campus, Florida
2017    New and Now, Greenfield Gallery, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida
2016    Surroundings, Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University
2013-16 Confluence, Artist Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA                                                                                                                             
2013    Artists Without Borders, The Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Provence China,
           The Waikiki Parc Features Nate Ditzler Solo, Waikiki Parc Hotel, Honolulu, HI                                                                                                            2012   Render: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Art Building, Manoa, HI
2011    Hangzhou Ceramic Exposition, Hangzhou, Jiangxi Provence, China,
2011    Jingdezhen Comprehensive College Exhibition, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Provence, China, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute
2011    International Student Exhibition, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Provence, China,
2011    Claymates 3, The Gallery at Ward Center, Honolulu, HI,
2011    Bridge: A Ceramic Exhibition, The Arts At Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI,
2011    East West Ceramics Collaboration V (Assistant Exhibition), Commons Gallery, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI

Works Published
2011     Badao Art, China Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industries Exposition Catalog

Public Collections
2017   Flint Institute of Art: Contemporary Ceramics and Glass Wing: The Dr. Robert and Deanna Harris Burger Collection, Flint, Michigan
2013   The Hawaii State Foundation for Culture and the Arts: Art in Public Places Program, Honolulu, HI.
2012   The Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts: Art in Public Places Program, Honolulu, HI
2011    Guan Ying Ge Buddhist Temple, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Provence, China (Gift) Present