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EDUCATION
2017 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art / Fibers
2013 Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art / Drawing, Cum Laude
2012 Universität Duisberg-Essen, Essen, Germany; Summer study abroad

EXPERIENCE
2016 (current)
Gallery Assistant & Catalogue Designer; Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ
Research Assistant; Adriene Jenik, Professor and Director, School of Art, ASU, Tempe, AZ

2016
Research Assistant; Erika Lynne Hanson, Assistant Professor, Fibers and Socially Engaged Practices, ASU, Tempe, AZ

2015
Instructor of Record, ART 113: Color; ASU, Tempe, AZ

2014
Studio Assistant; Kris Kuksi, Lawrence, KS

2013
Business Manager; Global 3D Arts, Hays, KS
Hays Arts Center Intern; Hays Arts Council, Hays, KS
Book Design Teaching Assistant; Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2012-2013
Editor-in-Chief; The University Leader, Hays, KS
Project Manager; Global 3D Arts, Hays, KS

2010-2012
Managing, Opinions, and Copy Editors; The University Leader, Hays, KS

AWARDS
2017
Graduate Education Completion Fellowship

2016
HGA Award & First Place Small Expressions
Selma Sigesmund Memorial Endowment Fellowship
Juror’s Choice Award Noticing Nature
Handweaver’s Guild of America Scholarship
Surface Design Association Creative Promise Award
Juror’s Choice Award Force of Nature
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Full Tuition Scholarship
Eirene Peggy Lamb Scholarship
Arizona State University School of Art Special Talent Award

2014
Katherine K. Herberger Scholarship

2013
Student Honors Exhibition Scholarship Award
Fort Hays State University Deans Honor Roll

2012
Student Honors Exhibition Scholarship Award
American Democracy Project Art & Issues 2nd and 3rd Place
Robert L. Thompson Scholarship
Fort Hays State University Deans Honor Roll  

2011
Fort Hays State University Deans Honor Roll

2010
Hays City Silver Award
Fort Hays State University Academic Opportunity Award in Art
BP Hugoton Field Scholarship
Pioneer Electric Scholarship
Haskell County Conservation District Scholarship
Billie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship
Haskell County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Dale McClain Memorial Scholarship

EXHIBITIONS
* denotes juried exhitions ** denotes solo or dual exhibitions
2017
The physical features of place; Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ**
Materialize; Herberger Theater, Tempe, AZ
Nasty Women; Grand Arthaus, Phoenix, AZ
Knitting Women; Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ

2016
Systemic; Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ**
Support: Something that holds up structure; Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ**
Fibrous Matters; ASU School of Art, Tempe, AZ
STEAM; Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
STEAM II; United States Post Office, Tempe, AZ
Molly Koehn and Crystal Gale Phelps; Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ**
Small Expressions 2016; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI*
Nathan Cummings Travel Grant Exhibition; Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Open Studios Pop Up Exhibition; Grant Street Studios, Phoenix, AZ
Sustenance; Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ
37th Annual Contemporary Crafts; Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, AZ*
Noticing Nature; Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO*

2015
Eventually, everything will collapse.; Fine Art Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ**
Incept; {9} the Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
DESOLATION; Roosevelt Row Shipping Containers, Phoenix, AZ**
Never Exhibited Works (N.E.W.); Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC*
Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts 1st International Juried Members Exhibition; Sandra J. Blain Galleries, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN*
Botanica: All Things Plant Life; Bently Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA*
Force of Nature; Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ*
SO HOT RIGHT NOW; Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ*
Summer MFA Juried Exhibition; Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ*
Latest; Tempe Museum of Contemporary Art, Tempe, AZ
Map(ping) Working Proof IV; Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2014
Arizona Surface Design Association Explorations; Vision Gallery, Chandler, AZ*
New Grad Student Exhibition; Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ
chromoFEELia; Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ*
Finding Balance, National Group Invitational; Deines Cultural Center, Russell, KS
Make More Love; The Percolator, Lawerence, KS

2013
Expanse;1010 Gallery, Hays, KS**
Advanced Drawing and Printmaking under Gordon Sherman; Kris Kuksi Fine Art, Hays, KS
Studio 653: An Exhibition of Works by Fort Hays State University Studio Art Majors; Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS
Support; Thirsty’s Brew Pub & Grill, Hays, KS**
Student Honors Exhibition; Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS*
Boundaries & Structures; 1010 Gallery, Hays, KS
Heart & Hands Book Art Exhibition; Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Criss Library, University of Nebraska-Omaha, NE*
12th & Main Temporary Public Art Installation; Spring Gallery Walk, Hays, KS

2012
Student Honors Exhibition; Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS*
American Democracy Project Art & Issues; Cafe Semilino, Hays, KS*

2011
Summer Gallery Walk; 1010 Gallery, Hays, KS
Student Honors Exhibition; Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS*

CURATORIAL
2016
It Took a While; Works pertaining to time, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2015
Somewhere Between Black and White; An exhibition of the gray area in textiles, Harry Wood Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2013
Timeless; Works form the Fort Hays State University permanent collection, Hays Arts Center, Hays, KS

PUBLICATIONS
2016
Support Systems; Works by Molly Koehn with an essay by Grant Vetter
Shuttle, Spindle, and Dyepot; Volume XLVII No. 4, Issue 188 Winter 2016
7x17: An Art Publication; Issue 1, June 2016
Expose, Next Generation of Artists; Special Edition, April 2016
Arizona State University Master of Fine Arts Program 2015/2016; Catalogue
“In Case You Missed: Systemic at Step Gallery”; Gallery Reviews, The Arts Beacon
“13 Free Art Show You Should See in Metro Phoenix this Week”; Phoenix New Times
“Join Us, It’s July First Friday!”; Downtown Phoenix Journal
“Don’t Miss These 10 Art Shows in Phoenix This Week”; Phoenix New Times
“Molly Koehn + Crystal Gale Phelps at Modified”; Gallery Reviews, The Arts Beacon
“May Third Friday Find You Well”; Downtown Phoenix Journal
“11 Free Art Shows You Should See in Phoenix This Week”; Phoenix New Times

2015
Shuttle, Spindle, and Dyepot; Volume XLVI No. 4, Issue 184 Fall 2015
Surface Design Journal; Vol. 40, No. 1
Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts; Surface Design Association Members’ Juried Catalog
“The Best Art Shows in Metro Phoenix in 2015”; Phoenix New Times
“15 Favorite First Friday Artworks Seen in September in Downtown Phoenix”; Phoenix New Times
“RAW Program: In Case You Missed, Somewhere Between Black and White”; Gallery Reviews,The Arts Beacon
“5 Free Art Shows in Downtown Phoenix on Third Friday, August 21”; Phoenix New Times
“7 Free Art Shows on Third Friday, October 16, in Downtown Phoenix”; Phoenix New Times
“Incept at {9} the Gallery”; Gallery Reviews, The Arts Beacon

2013
Lines From the Middle of Nowhere; Issue 24

WORKSHOPS & DEMOS
2017
Bookbinding Workshop; Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ
Bookbinding Workshop; Arizona Fiber Arts Retreat, Arcosanti, AZ

2016
Eco-printing Workshop; ART 377 Surface Design, ASU
Eco-printing Workshop; ART 478 Advanced Surface Design, ASU
Eco-printing Workshop; Surface Design Assocaition, Tempe, AZ
Card“bird” Loom Workshop; Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
Bookbinding Workshops (2); Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ
Yarn-spinning Demonstration; ART 294 Textiles Survey, ASU
Bookbinding Workshops (5); Fiber Factory, Mesa, AZ

2015
Yarn-spinning Demonstration; Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, ASU, Tempe, AZ
Various Demonstrations; Arizona State Fair, Phoenix, AZ
Bookbinding Workshops (2); Fiber Factory, Mesa, AZ
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Educationional Space Weaving Collaboration in Conjunction with Afghan War Rugs Exhibition, Scottsdale, AZ

2014
Yarn-spinning Demonstration; ART 479 3D Fibers: Construction & Content, ASU

2013
Weaving Workshop, Kansas Artists Craftsmen Association Conference; Dodge City, KS

ARTIST TALKS
2017
ART 478 Advanced Surface Design, ASU, Tempe, AZ

2016
Sun City West Weavers’ Guild, Sun City, AZ
Desert Weavers’ Guild, Glendale, AZ
ART 276 Fibers I, ASU

ACTIVITIES
2016
Tempe Satalite Galleries Exhibition Judge, Tempe, AZ
Handweavers Guild of America Membership Committee
Fiber Arts Network Vice President, ASU
The Art Grads Member, ASU
Surface Design Association Member
Handweavers Guild of America Member

2015
Boys and Girls Club National Fine Arts Exhibition Judge, Scottsdale, AZ
Map(ing)Working Proof IV Student Collaborator, ASU
Camp Counselor at Phoenix Center for the Arts Youth Art Summer Camp, Phoenix, AZ
Fiber Arts Network Vice President, ASU
The Art Grads Member, ASU
Surface Design Association Member
Handweavers Guild of America Member

2014
Pinwheel Farm Volunteer, Lawrence, KS
Elizabeth Ballard Center Volunteer, Lawrence, KS

2013
Judges’ Assistant for Fort Hays State University High School Art Day
Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Journalism Competition Judge, Hays, KS
Good Samaritan’s Alzheimer’s Unit Volunteer, Hays, KS
Creative Arts Society Member, Fort Hays State University
Tiger Media Network Copy Editor, Fort Hays State Univerisy 

2012
Assistant Director for The Orange Party with Artist Joseph Keehn, Hays, KS
USD 489 Preschool Art Day Volunteer, Hays, KS
Judges’ Assistant for Fort Hays State University High School Art Day
Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Journalism Competition Judge, Hays, KS

2011
Food Bank of the Rockies Volunteer, Denver, CO

2010
Denver Rescue Mission Volunteer, Denver, CO
Operation Christmas Child Volunteer, Aurora, CO