Résumé

Current Positions

’03 to present Studio Potter, Kieffer Ceramics, Baldwinville, MA
’02 to present Workshop Presenter and Lecturer
’01 to present Ceramics Instructor, Worcester Center for Crafts, MA

Education

1998-2001 Ohio University, Athens, OH
MFA in Ceramics, Summa Cum Laude
1993-1995 N.Y.S.C.C. at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
BFA in Ceramics, Magna Cum Laude
1990-1993 Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
Associate Art Degree in Studio Arts with Honors

Professional Experience

2010-2013 Adviser, Studio Potter Magazine
2007-2010 Member Board of Directors, Studio Potter Magazine
2009 Adjunct Instructor, Summer session, Harvard University Arts, Boston
2008 Artists-Invite-Artists Resident,
Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
2007-2008 Ceramics Instructor,
DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
2007 Co-Juror, Regional Undergrad/Grad Student Juried Exhibition
for NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 Resident Artist, Guldagergård,
Museum of International Ceramic Art, Skælskør, Denmark
2001-2003 Resident Artist & Workshops Coordinator,
Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
1998-2001 Teaching Associate & Assistant, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1997-1998 Resident Artist, Ceramics Instructor, Gallery Assistant, and Visiting Lecturer, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Sevier County Schools, TN
1996-1997 Resident Artist and Assistant to John Glick,
Plum Tree Pottery, Farmington Hills, MI
1995-1996 Pottery Intern,
Greenfield Village at the Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI

Permanent Collections

Taipei County Yingee Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Guldagergård, International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
AKAR Design Gallery & Architecture, Iowa City, IA
Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA
Nidec-Shimpo America Corporation, Itasca, IL
Union University, Jackson, TN
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Clay Times, Waterford, VA
John Folse Culinary Institute, Thibodaux, LA
Southern Pottery Equipment, Thibodaux, LA
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

Published & On-line Mention

“Kristen Kieffer: The Impact of Daily Elegance,” Ceramics Monthly cover with article by Lauren Karle, pp. 40-43, Sept issue 2012.
The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay. Lark, pp. 60 & 61.
“In Vogue”, Cottages & Bungalows, January issue, Volume 5, No. 1, p. 29, 2011.
“La Mesa Exhibition: A Review by Antoinette Badenhorst”, Ceramics Art and Perception, Vol. 20, Issue 4, p.92, 2010.
Featured on the cover, Clay Times, Jan/Feb, Vol 16, Issue 85, 2010.
500 Vases: Contemporary Explorations. Lark, pp. 227, 373 & 405.
“2009 NCECA Biennial, The Clay National: An Independent Review by Anthony Merino”, Ceramics Art and Perception, Volume 19, Issue 4, p.110, 2009.
Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing. Emily Reason. Lark Books.
Surface Design for Ceramics. Maureen Mills. Lark Books.
500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style. Lark Books.
500 Tiles: An Inspiring Collection of International Work. Lark Books.
“Kristen Kieffer’s Ceramics: Tailoring Wheel-Thrown Forms Into New Profiles”, New England Craft Connoisseur, Volume. 10, Issue. 3.
Ceramics with Mixed Media. Joy Bosworth. U. of Penn Press.
“West Meets East: A Contemporary Pottery Show”, Clay Times, May, Vol. 12.
500 Pitchers: Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form. Lark Books.
500 Cups: Ceramic Explorations of Utility & Grace. Lark Books.
“Starting Out” article series, by Kristen Kieffer, et al, Studio Potter, Dec Vol. 33
“Of Mind & Body: The Work of Kristen Kieffer”, CriticalCeramics.com.
Making Marks: Discovering the Ceramic Surface. Robin Hopper. Krause.
“Emerging Artists 2003”, Ceramics Monthly, May issue, Vol. 51.
“Kristen’s Secret: The Lingerie Connection”, Clay Times, by K. T. Anders, Jan/Feb.
500 Teapots: Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design. Lark Books.
The Art of Contemporary Pottery. Kevin Hluch. Krauss Publications.
The Ceramic Design Book: A Gallery of Contemporary Work. Lark Books.

Workshops & Lectures

2 0 1 2
Bracker’s Good Earth Clays, Workshop Instructor/Two Days, Lawrence, KS
Sugar Maples Center, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Hunter, NY
Louisiana State U, Visiting Artist/Two-day workshop & lecture, Baton Rouge, LA
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Workshop Instructor/Two Days, Troy, NY
2 0 1 1
Edinboro University, Visiting Artist/Two-day workshop & lecture, Edinboro, PA
Plinth Gallery, Workshop Instructor/Two Days, Denver, CO
Santa Fe Clay, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Santa Fe, NM
Long Beach Island Foundation, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Loveladies, NJ
Arrowmont, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Gatlinburg, TN
MudFire, Workshop Instructor/Three Days, Decatur, GA
Wesleyan Potters, Workshop Instructor/Two Days, Middletown, CT
2 0 1 0
Kansas State & KACA Conference, Workshop Instructor/Two-Days, Manhattan, KS
Porcelain II Conference, The Potters Council, Workshop Presenter with Erin Furimsky, Lorna Meaden, and Jennifer McCurdy/Two-days, San Diego, CO
Waubonsee Community College, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Sugar Grove, IL
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Workshop Instructor/Five-days, Smithville, TN
Penland School of Crafts, Workshop Instructor/Two-weeks, Penland, NC
Brooklyn Potters, Visiting Artist/lecture, Brooklyn, NY
South County Art Association, Exhibition Juror and Workshop Instructor/One-day, Kingston, RI
2 0 0 9
South County Art Association, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Kingston, RI
Plymouth State U., Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop and crits, Plymouth, NH
Wayne Center for the Arts, Functional Ceramics Workshop Instructor with Dick Lehman, Karl Borgeson and Kristen Kieffer/Three-days, Wooster, OH
Montgomery College, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop, Blue Bell, PA
Hartford School of Art, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop and crits, Hartford, CT
Jackson Pottery Guild/Ella Sharpe Museum of Art, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Jackson, MI
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Visiting Artist/One-day lecture, Manchester, NH
2 0 0 8
Mass College of Art, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop & Lecture, Boston, MA
Baltimore Clayworks, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Baltimore, MD
Montgomery College, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop, Rockville, MD
Greenwich House Pottery, Workshop Instructor/Three-days, New York, NY
Southwest School of Art, Workshop Instructor/Three-days, San Antonio, TX
Harvard University, Extravagance & Drama Symposium Participant/Lecture and Demo in conjunction with A Taste of Power exhibition and Tables of Content symposium at the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, MA
Armory Art Center, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, West Palm Beach, FL
Northern Michigan University, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop and Crits, Marquette, MI
2 0 0 7
University of Wisconsin, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop and crits, Oshkosh, WI
New Hampshire Potter’s Guild, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Hampton, NH
Peters Valley Craft Center, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Layton, NJ
UMass Dartmouth, Visiting Artist/One-day lecture & crits, New Bedford, MA
Longwood University, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop, Farmville, VA
Mud Flat Studio, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Somerville, MA
2 0 0 6
Rhode Island School of Design, Visiting Artist/One-day Lecture & crits, Providence
FUSION: The Ontario Clay & Glass Association, Toronto Potters and Pinetree
Potters Guild
, Workshop Instructor/Two Days, Toronto, Ontario
Sierra Nevada College, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Incline Village, NV
Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Asheville, NC
Union University, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop, Jackson, TN
2 0 0 5
Hofstra U/L. I. Craft Guild, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, Hempstead, NY
Mendocino Art Center, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Mendocino, CA
Ceramic Supply Craft Education Center, Workshop Instructor/One-day, Lodi, NJ
Fort Hays State University, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop, Hays, KS
NCECA Conference, Gender & the Vessel Panel Participant, Baltimore, MD
Kansas State U, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop and Crits, Manhattan, KS
Emporia State U, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop & Lecture, Emporia, KS
2 0 0 4
Georgia State U, Visiting Artist/Two-day Workshop and Crits, Atlanta, GA
Arrowmont, Workshop Instructor/Five Days, Gatlinburg, TN
2 0 0 3
92nd Street Y, Workshop Instructor/Two-days, New York, NY
Napa Valley College, Visiting Artist/One-day Workshop, Napa Valley, CA
2 0 0 2
University of Hartford, School of Art, Visiting Artist/Lecture & Demo, Hartford, CT

Select Exhibition Record since 2000

2 0 1 2
19th Annual San Angelo Nat’l Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, Museum Purchase and Merit Award, JURORS: Garth Clark & Mark Del Vecchio, San Angelo, TX
Material: Water & the Ceramic Cup, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC
Teapots/Covet, Invitational, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
The Perfect Plate, Lillstreet Art Center, JUROR: Sandy Simon, Chicago, IL
Pots At Rest, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Three Cups: Vessels for Tea, Invitational, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO
Shirts & Skins: Arrowmont Surface Forum Exhibition, Baltimore Clayworks, MD
Potluck, Invitational, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT
Pottery Invitational IV, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Artist Plate, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
The Ceramic Surface, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
Mint Julep Invitational, Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, Mt. St. Francis, IN
2 0 1 1
Lovely Intangibles Solo Exhibition, Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO
Alchemy: From Dust to Form, JURORS: Kathy King & Nan Smith, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL NCECA
Tea Time Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Thrown Altered, Robert Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL
Dessert Plates Invitational, AKAR Design, Online and Iowa City, IA
Sixth Annual Simple Cup Invitational, KOBO Gallery at Higo, Seattle, WA
Home Thrown Tableware Exhibition, Pinch Gallery, Northampton, MA
White, Invitational, Schaller Gallery, Online and Benton Harbor, MI
Interpreting the Cup, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC
Sharing the Stage: The Contemporary Vase, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA
2 0 1 0
Plates & Platters, Invitational, Little Gallery, Lynn, MA
Cup: A National Invitational, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, KS
Clay Invitational, Steven Hill Pottery & Center Street Clay, Sandwich, IL
Porcelain, MudFire Clayworks & Gallery, Decatur, GA
Contemporary Clay Biennial 2010, Western Colorado Ctr. for the Arts, Best of Show Award, JUROR: Pete Pinnell, Grand Junction, CO
Encore, Baltimore Clayworks Invitational, Baltimore, MD
Sumptuous Elegance, Schaller Gallery, Invitational, Online
Salad Days Pottery Invitational, Watershed Center for the Ceramics Arts
Studio Pottery, Ferrin Gallery/Philadelphia Marriot Downtown, Philly, PA NCECA
Artaxis.org Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA NCECA
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay/Philadelphia Marriot Downtown, Philly, PA NCECA
Strictly Functional—Then & Now, Marriot Courtyard, Invitational, Philly, PA NCECA
National Ceramic Tile Invitational, Kimura Gallery, U. of Alaska, Anchorage
Celebrating Ten Years Invitational, m.t. burton gallery, Surf City, NJ
Made in Clay: Sustainable Sweets, Invitational, Greenwich House Pottery, NYC
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, IA
Eight Fluid Ounces, Glassell Gallery, LSU School of Art, Baton Rouge, LA
Faculty Exhibition, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
2 0 0 9
Adorned, Invitational, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Gifts from the Hand, Invitational, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
2009 Studio Pottery Invitational, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
Adornment Adored, Jewelry Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Think Outside the Box, Invitational, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
The Animal Within, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA
Small Favors IV, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
NCECA Clay National Biennial Exhibition, Arizona State University Art Museum, Ceramics Research Ctr, NCECA Purchase Award, JURORS: Jeanne Quinn, Chris Staley and Christy Johnson, Phoenix, AZ
Made In Clay Invitational, Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, NY
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, IA
1st Annual Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, JUROR: Patti Warashina, Helena, MT
Teapots: Functional, Formal and Narrative, Foster Gallery, U. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI
The Infinite Teapot, Ohio Craft Museum, Invitational, Columbus, OH
2 0 0 8
Flora Show, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
20/20 Vision, Alaska State Museum, Invitational, Juneau, AK
Cup Invitational, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Bottles, Lawrence Arts Center, Invitational, Lawrence, KS
The Artful Tabletop, Lyndhurst, Julia Galloway curator, Tarrytown, NY
The Body in Pots, Nick Joerling curator, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO
Sip, Slurp, Gulp, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
Go Green and Duets Invitationals, Dow Studio, Deer Isle, ME
Cups Invitational, Red Star Studios, Lynn Smiser Bowers curator, Kansas City, MO
La Mesa, Westin Convention Center/Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Pittsburgh, PA NCECA
Made In Clay, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Invitational, Greenwich House Pottery, NYC
Porcelain Now—The Alfred Connection: Kristen Kieffer, Andy Shaw & Albion Stafford, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA
Potters Juxtaposed: Many Hands, Many Visions, Maude Carter Gallery, Cushing Academy, Ashburnham, MA
Second Annual Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, IA
2 0 0 7
Enduring Legacy: Highlights from “New in the Collection 2006-2007″, Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA
Gifted, The Clay Studio, Invitational, Philadelphia, PA
Holiday Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
90 Teapots That Pour, Xen Gallery, Invitational, St. Louis, MO
The Tea Party Revisited: Focus on Function Invitational, P!NCH, Northampton, MA
For the Table, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
Drink It In, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Ctr. for Crafts, Invitational, Worcester, MA
Consider the Cup Invitational, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, MA
Kristen Kieffer: In the Niche, The Clay Studio, Solo Invitational, Philadelphia, PA
National Pottery Invitational, Washington Street Gallery, Lewisburg, WV
Faculty Show, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Ctr. for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Table Tops, L. B. I. Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Invitational, Loveladies, NJ
Evolution—John Glick & 9 Former Assistants, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge
La Mesa, Louisville Marriot Downtown/Santa Fe Clay, Invite, Louisville, KY NCECA
Ohio University: 1990 Until Now, River Bend Winery, Louisville, KY NCECA
Placing Importance, Invitational, Louisville, KY NCECA
Flower Power: Vessels of Containment, The Clay Studio, Invitational, Philadelphia
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design, Iowa City, IA
The New Aesthetics of Ceramics Invite, R. Wilson Gallery, Huntington U., Huntington, IN
2 0 0 6
Box It Up!, exploding head gallery, Invitational, Sacramento, CA
Artists’ Market, The Store at DeCordova Museum, Invite, Lincoln, MA
Winterfest National Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
The Teapot Exhibition Invitational, College of Arts Gallery, U. of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Tea cups & Tumblers, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Invitational, Portland, ME
For the House & Garden, Pewabic Pottery, Invitational, Detroit, MI
Looking Back, Looking Forward, Fuller Craft Museum, Ceramic Invitational, Brockton, MA
100 Teapots, S®K Gallery, Ceramic Invitational, Gualala, CA
West Meets East, Montgomery College, Ceramic Invitational, Rockville, MD
Tactile Appeal, Mark Woolley Gallery, Ceramic Invitational, Portland, OR NCECA
ArtStream Invitational Tour, Airstream Nomadic Gallery, Portland, OR NCECA and Northwest Tour
At Your Service, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
An Extravagance of Salt & Pepper: Containers/Shakers/Concepts, Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Bowls, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Ceramic Invitational, Fort Wayne, IN
Affinity for the Cup II, exploding head gallery, Invitational, Sacramento, CA
Art of the Pot Reunion Exhibiton, ClayWays Pottery & Gallery, Invitational, Austin, TX
2 0 0 5
Diverse Domain—Contemporary North American Ceramic Art, Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, NCECA Invitational Exhibition, Museum Acquisition, Taipei, Taiwan
The Art of Fine Craft, Elder Gallery, JUROR: Glen R. Brown, Third Place Award, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
Visions in Clay, Reynolds Gallery, JUROR: Adrian Saxe, Corporate Award, U. of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
16 Women: 16 Perspectives, Red Star Studios, Invitational, Kansas City, MO
4th Annual Soda/Salt National, Clay Studio of Missoula, JUROR: Gail Nichols, Missoula, MO
The Box, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
Contemporary Functional Ceramics: Transcending Utilitarian Concerns, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Invitational, Fort Wayne, IN
Teapots, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Ceramic Invitational, Fort Wayne, IN
The Contemporary Cup, LillStreet Art Center, Invitational, Chicago, IL
Gender & the Vessel: Perceptions of Masculinity & Femininity, Ceramic Invitational, Craig Flinner Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore, MD (NCECA)
Cups, Cups, Cups, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
Kristen Kieffer, Ayumi Horie and Delores Fortuna, LillStreet Art Center, Invitational, Chicago, IL
13th Annual Strictly Functional, Lancaster Museum of Art, JUROR: John Glick, Lancaster, PA
Cross-Currents, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee Gallery, Ceramic Invitational, Sewanee, TN
2 0 0 4
30th Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, Old Church Cultural Ctr., Demarest, NJ
Small Treasures, Lill Street Art Center, Clay Invitational, Chicago, IL
All Fired Up, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Invitational, Dunedin, FL
Forms & Shapes: The Box, AKAR Gallery, JUROR: Maren Kloppman, Iowa City, IA
Six Potters By the Sea II, Stewart-Kummer Gallery, Ceramic Invitational, Gualala, CA
Butter Dish, Odyssey Gallery, Clay Invitational, Odyssey Ctr. for Ceramic Arts, Asheville,NC
A Show of Bowls, Red Star Studios Ceramics Center, Invitational, Kansas City, MO
Gather ‘Round the Table, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Ceramic Invitational, Charlotte, NC
Cup, C.A.S. Gallery, Multi-media Invitational, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
4th Annual National Juried Cup Show, Gallery 138, Best of Show Award, JUROR: Janet Buskirk, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Art of the Pot, First Annual, Studio tour & sale, Invitational, Austin, TX
The State of Clay, Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, JUROR: P. Beasecker, MA
excellence in ceramics, exploding head gallery, Clay Invitational, Sacramento, CA
Service: An Unconventional Approach, Chester Springs Studio, PA
The Big Show, Four Star Gallery, Clay Invitational, Indianapolis, IN NCECA
Power of Pottery Invitational Exhibition, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, Dunedin, FL
2003
29th Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, Old Church Cultural Ctr., Demarest, NJ
Faculty Biennial, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Ctr. for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Functional Pottery Invitational, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Women in Clay: Pots for Daily Use, Odyssey Gallery, Invitational, Asheville, NC
Fresh A-I-R, Krikorian Gallery, W.C.C., Artists-In-Residence Exhibition, Worcester
Kristen Kieffer & Sam Morgan: New Work in Porcelain, Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, OR
Hundreds of Cups, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, National Invitational, Santa Fe, NM
Contemporary Ceramics: Kristen Kieffer & Vincent Burke, Napa Mill, Napa, CA
Form + Function: New Work by Kristen Kieffer & Sam Chung, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
NCECA Clay National Exhibition, David Zaph Gallery, Tradition of Excellence Purchase Award, JURORS: Jeff Oestreich, Patty Warashina & Joe Bova, San Diego, CA
An Affinity for the Cup, exploding head gallery, Invitational, Sacramento, CA
DinnerWorks Exhibit, Louisville Art Assoc., Invitational, Louisville, KY
DessertWorks ’03, Ronald Barr Gallery, IU Southeast, Invitational, New Albany, IN
2002
28th Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, Old Church Cultural Ctr., Demarest, NJ
Mastery in Clay: New Work, The Clay Studio, Invitational Exhibit/Auction, PA
Red Heat: Contemporary Work in Clay, JUROR: Richard Notkin, Tulsa, OK
North American Dishmakers, Airstream Nomadic Gallery, Fall Tour/East Coast
RSVP: The Dinnerware Invitational, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
4 Hands/2 Minds/1 Object: Artists’ Collaborations, Penland Gallery, Invitational w/ Joe Bova, Penland, NC
Fresh A-I-R, Krikorian Gallery, W.C.C., Artists-In-Residence Exhibition, Worcester
10th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, JUROR: Jack Troy, Lancaster, PA
The Vase, Peck Gallery, JUROR: Jacquelyn Rice, Providence, RI
NCECA Silent Auction, Endowment Invitational, Kansas City, MO
Utilitarian Ceramics National, Ameen Gallery, JUROR: Ron Meyers, Thibodaux, LA
Prevailing Winds, Young & Constantin Gallery, Ceramic Ex., Wilmington, VT
2001
Faculty Biennial, Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Ctr. for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Le Grand Buffet, The Clay Studio, Invitational Exhibit/Auction, Phila., PA
Ceramic Trends, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Wichita, KS
Annual Holiday Show, The Clay Studio, Invitational Exhibition, Phila., PA
Ostensibly Ornate, MFA Thesis Exhibition (solo), Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH
10 Years of Clay—Arrowmont Resident Artists, Charlotte, NC NCECA
Six Degrees, Trish Higgins Fine Art, Ceramic Invitational, Wichita, KS
The First Ten Years Exhibition: Arrowmont’s Artist-In-Residence Program, TN
2000
Winterfest 2000, Baltimore Clayworks, Ceramic Invitational, Baltimore, MD
Impressions In Clay, Chester Springs Studio, Juried Ceramics Exhibition, JUROR: Linda Christianson, Chester Springs, PA
Couplets: Duality in Clay, The Clay Studio, Invitational, Philadelphia, PA
Utilitarian Clay III: Celebrate the Object, Invitational Ex. & Symposium, TN
8th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Juror’s Choice Award, JUROR: Ken Ferguson, Lancaster, PA
A Touch of Porcelain, Red Rocks Community College, Invitational, Denver, CO NCECA
artsinterface2000, Fine Arts Center, Ceramics Exhibition, Camden, SC
Chef John Folse Culinary Inst. 2nd Annual Utilitarian Ceramics National, Ameen Art Gallery, Nicholls State U, Purchase Awards (2), JUROR: Bill Griffith, Thibodaux

Honors & Awards

2012
Museum Purchase, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
Merit Award, 19th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
2010
Best of Show Award, Contemporary Clay Biennial
2009
NCECA Purchase Award, NCECA Clay National Biennial Exhibition
2008
Kiln God Residency Scholarship, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts
2007
Museum Purchase, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
Crafts Finalist, Massachusetts Cultural Council
2005
Museum Purchase, Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum,Taipei, Taiwan
Corporate Award, Bailey’s Pottery Equipment, Visions in Clay
Third Place Award, The Art of Fine Craft
2004
Best of Show, 4th Annual National Juried Cup Show
2003
Tradition of Excellence Purchase Award, NCECA Clay National Exhibition
2002
Professional Development Grant, Massachusetts Cultural Council
Local Cultural Council Grant, Worcester Cultural Commission
2000
Juror’s Choice Award, 8th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National
Purchase Awards (2), Utilitarian Ceramics National
98-01
Tuition Assistantships for Graduate study, Ohio University
1997
Juror/Merchandise Award, 5th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National
1996
Certificate of Merit in Ceramics, National Ceramics Competition Exhibition
First Place, Container/Containment
1993
Toshiye Tanada Ceramic Scholarship, Montgomery College

Teaching Experience

2001- present Ceramics Instructor
Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
Instructor for Beginning, Advanced Wheel-throwing, Soda-firing, Mold-making and Porcelain classes; Beginning Hand-building and Wheel-throwing for Adult Education Programming and MA students through Fitchburg State College and Qunsigamond Community College
2007-08 Ceramics Instructor
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Beginning and Advanced Wheel-throwing; Beginning Hand-building for Adult Education Programming
1998-01 Teaching Assistant & Associate
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Instructor and Assistant for Beginning/Advanced Wheel-throwing, and 3-D Design
1997-98 Ceramics Instructor & Guest Lecturer
Arrowmont School of Art and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Instructor for Adult and Children’s Beginning and Advanced Wheelthrowing

Craft Shows

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Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton Fairgrounds, Juried/Retail, Northampton, MA
Paradise City Arts Festival, Royal Plaza Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Marlborough, MA
2 0 0 8
Paradise City Arts Festival, Northampton Fairgrounds, Juried/Retail, Northampton, MA
The American Craft Council (ACC) Show, Juried/Retail, Baltimore, MD
Paradise City Arts Festival, Royal Plaza Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Marlborough, MA
2 0 0 7
Paradise City Arts Festival, Royal Plaza Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Marlborough, MA
CraftBoston, Seaport World Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Boston, MA
2 0 0 6
Paradise City Arts Festival, Royal Plaza Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Marlborough, MA
CraftBoston, Seaport World Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Boston, MA
Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
2 0 0 5
Paradise City Arts Festival, Royal Plaza Trade Ctr., Juried/Retail, Marlborough, MA
0 2- 0 4
Karen Karnes’ Invitational Pottery Show & Sale, Old Church Cultural Ctr., Demarest, NJ

Gallery Affiliation

AKAR, online & Iowa City, IA
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, MA
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, IL
MudFire, Atlanta, GA
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
Red Star Studios Ceramic Center, Kansas City, MO
Red Lodge Clay Center Gallery, Red Lodge, MT
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI
Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA