Sinclaire Marie was born in the Navajo Nation in northern Arizona, Sinclaire moved and now lives in Northeastern Kentucky. Sinclaire graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Art, specializing in ceramics. She was awarded the W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Scholarship for Study in Fine Arts and received recognition as Outstanding Freshman, Sophomore, and Senior in Art and Design. Sinclaire also served as an Undergraduate Research Fellow at the Golding-Yang Gallery, gaining experience as a gallery assistant. 

Sinclaire is a recipient of the KY Great Meadows Foundation Artist Professional Development Grant. She received Best in Show at the Rowan County Spring Showcase and exhibited at the Lexington Art League’s PRHBTN, the Team Kentucky Gallery located in the Kentucky State Capital, featured in a group exhibition “Fire and Clay: A Celebration of Wood Fired Ceramics”, Marshal School of Art and Design, The Craft FARE of NCECA 2023, Tri-State Arts Association Biennial Exhibition, Huntington Museum of Art, and Emerging Artists Exhibition, Appalachian Artisan Center. Sinclaire was published in the Inscape Literary and Visual Arts Journal (2021 and 2022). 

In addition to her artistic pursuits, Sinclaire held the position of Director of Education & Lead Curator at the Gateway Regional Arts Center, highlighting her community pottery classes and pottery workshops taught in the Montgomery County Regional Jail. She has also been a visiting artist and workshop presenter at Morehead State University and the Gateway Regional Arts Center. 

Resume/CV

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE

2024

Director of Education & Lead Curator, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mount Sterling, Kentucky

2023

Education and Events Manager, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mount Sterling, Kentucky

2022

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

AWARDS AND HONORS

2024

Artist Professional Development Grant, Great Meadows Foundation

2022

Second Place, Everything Considered, MSU Art and Design Senior Exhibition, Morehead, Kentucky. “Ties”

Outstanding Senior in the Department of Art Award, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

2021

Best in Show, Rowan County Spring Showcase, Rowan County Art Center, Morehead, Kentucky. Regionally juried. “Rib”

First Place, Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Morehead, Kentucky “Yellow”

First Place, 23rd Annual Morehead State University Fall Student Art Exhibit, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Morehead, Kentucky. Regionally juried. “Can You See Me?” 

2020

Outstanding Sophomore in the Department of Art Award, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky 

First Place, Gateway Regional Arts Center, 22nd Annual Morehead State University Fall Student Art Exhibit, Morehead, Kentucky. Regionally juried. “Self-Portrait”

2019

Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Golding-Yang Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

Outstanding Freshman in the Department of Art Award, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky 

Honorable Mention, Rowan County Spring Showcase, Rowan County Art, Center, Morehead, Kentucky. Regionally juried.

2018

W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Scholarship for the Study in Fine Arts, four-year scholarship. Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky 

EXHIBITION RECORD

2024

Wood & Fire: A Celebration of Wood Fired Ceramics, Marshall University Art & Design Center, Huntington, WV

2023

Craft FARE of NCECA, Cincinnati region, Cincinnati, Ohio

2022

Tri-State Arts Association Biennial Exhibition, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia

Emerging Artists Exhibition, Appalachian Artisan Center, Hindman, Kentucky

University Open 2022, ArtsPlace Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

BFA Thesis Exhibition, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

Everything Considered, MSU Art and Design Senior Exhibition, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky

Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Morehead, Kentucky

2021

Team Kentucky Gallery, Kentucky State Capital, Frankfort, Kentucky

PRHBTN, Lexington Art League, Group invitational. Lexington, Kentucky 

Spring Showcase, Rowan County Arts Center, Morehead, Kentucky

Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Morehead, Kentucky

2020

In Front of the Scenes, Rowan County Arts Center, Morehead, Kentucky

Spring Showcase, Rowan County Arts Center, Morehead, Kentucky

Works in Progress, Golding-Young Art Gallery, Morehead, Kentucky

2019

Spring Showcase, Rowan County Arts Center, Morehead, Kentucky

20th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

2018

19th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition, Gateway Regional Arts Center, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

COLLECTIONS

2022 BFA Thesis, Raku Series, Ceramics. Private Collector. 

2020 Yellow, Oil on Canvas. Private Collector. 

2018 Green Sheets, Pastel. Private Collector. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2022 Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Morehead, Kentucky

2021 Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal, Morehead, Kentucky