Thomas J Lane

Contact Me

tlane@umn.edu
612-625-3220

Art Department
E271 RegisCtr

405 21st Ave S

Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • ceramics
  • neon
  • relief sculpture
Courses Taught
  • ArtS 1101 - Drawing
  • ArtS 3444 - Major Project
  • ArtS 3801 - Ceramics: Wheel Throwing
  • ArtS 3803 - Ceramics: Mold Making
  • ArtS 5830 - Advanced Ceramics: Mold Making
  • ArtS 8800 - Ceramics: Theory and Practice
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Ceramic workshop, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield, IA: 1997
  • Plaster Mold workshop, Northern Clay Center, St. Paul, MN: 1994
  • National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Kansas City, MO: 2002
  • National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference, Barcelona, Spain: 2000
  • Member, College Art Association:
  • Consultant for the design of a Sthapatya monastery in Menomonie, WI: 1998
  • Board of Directors, Northern Clay Center, St. Paul, MN: 1994
  • Member, BFA Review Committee, Art Department, University of Minnesota: 1999 - 2002
  • Member, Curriculum Committee, Art Department, University of Minnesota: 2000 - 2001
  • Member, Katherine Nash Advisory Board, University of Minnesota: 1993 - 1999
  • Chair, Scholarship Committee, Art Department, University of Minnesota: 2002

Creative

  • Juried exhibition: "Plates 02," Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA: 2002
  • Invitational exhibition: "9/11," Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN: 2002
  • Exhibition: "The Foot in the Door 2000," Minnesota Artists Exhibition Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN: January 2000 - April 2000
  • Exhibition: "The Big Bang 2000," Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN: 2000
  • Exhibition: "Show Off," University of Minnesota Faculty Exhibition, Creative IQ Space: 2000
  • Exhibition: "Tom Lane: Recent Ceramic Paintings and Vessels," Maharishi University of Management, School of Art, Unity Gallery, Fairfield, IA: 2000
  • Exhibition: "U of M Art Faculty Exhibition," Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN: 2000
  • Exhibition: "Annual Fine Arts Exhibition," Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN: 2000
Awards
  • Best of Show, Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN, 1997
  • Second Place, Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul, MN, 1993
  • Graduate School Grant-in-Aid of Research, University of Minnesota, 1993
  • Summer Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 1993