In addition to sculptor, I am a community psychologist, professor, writer, and researcher
ART IN THE COMMUNITY
2008- present | FOUNDING MEMBER, pARTiculars: Lafayette Art Market.
2008 | FOUNDER, Art for a Cause (www.art-for-a-cause.org)
- Local artists and non-profits host a mutually beneficial art event/ art sale.
2008 | BOARD MEMBER, East Boulder County Artists (www.ebcacolorado.org)
2002–2008 | RESIDENT ARTIST, Boulder Journey School
- Weekly work on sculptures with children six weeks to six years.
ART IN THE ACADEMY
2002-2004 | COMMUNITY COORDINATOR, University of Colorado with local middle schools.
- Facilitated effort to increase school engagement through art and computers.
2001-2003 | PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, University of Colorado with Greater Park Hill Community, Inc.
- Directed project to build youth social capital through photography.
1999 | INSTRUCTOR, Union Institute.
- Taught graduate seminar entitled, “Creativity and Social Change.”
2006-2009 | East Boulder Country Artists Studio Tour, Louisville, CO
2008, 2009 | Boulder Arts and Crafts Coop Holiday & Miniatures Shows, Boulder CO
2008-2009 | Madison and Main Gallery Winter Lights& Garden Shows, Greeley, CO
2009 | Bead Lounge, Longmont, CO
2009 | National Center for Atmospheric Research Library, Boulder CO (Solo Show)
2006-2008 | East Boulder County Artists Holiday Shows, Lafayette and Longmont CO
2008 | Lafayette Community Art Show Lafayette, CO (Best of Show Award)
2008 | Arvada Art Market, Arvada Center, Arvada, CO
2008 | Louisville Library, Louisville, CO (Solo Exhibition),
2008 | Art for a Cause presents The Patchwork School Grand Opening, Louisville, CO
2008 | The Art Underground, Louisville, CO
2006 | Great Frame Up, Longmont, CO
1999-2001 | Middle Fish Gallery, Boulder, CO,
1997-1999 | Lawrence Gallery, McMinnville, OR
1997-1999 | White Bird Gallery, Cannon Beach OR
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Rudkin, J. K., & Davis, A. (2007). Photography as a tool for understanding youth connections to their neighborhood. Children, Youth and Environments, 17 (4), 107-123.
Rudkin, J. K. (2004). Young children’s work with clay. Presentation at the Boulder Journey School Summer Conference, Boulder, CO.