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EDUCATION

University of California Davis,  Davis,  CA.
MFA,  Studio Art,  1992.

Rhode Island School of Design,  Providence,  R.I.
BFA,  Ceramics,  1990.

Pratt Institute,  Brooklyn,  N.Y.
Foundation Program,  1985-1986.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1993-2009     Bunnies By The Bay, Anacortes, WA.
            Illustrator- children’s books, fabrics, retail displays,
               and packaging.
2009-20012    Hutch Studio, La Conner, WA.
               Director & Curator

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1993-2012     Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA.
    Adjunct Faculty- Beginning & Advanced Ceramics

1992-1993        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
   Visiting Professor- Object/Idea In Clay
                     - Clay For The Table
        -  Figure In Clay

1990-1992       University of California, Davis, Davis, CA.
   Teaching Assistant- Ceramics I
        -   Advanced Figure Drawing
        -   Figurative Sculpture
        -   Photo I
        -   Drawing I

1989        Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
  Teaching Assistant- Ceramics Summer Program

1988-89         Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I.
  Ceramic Technician Assistant

HONORS AND AWARD

2009    Featured Artist, Ideal: Carefully Curated Goods,
        Bellingham, WA.
2007    Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Puget Sound,
        Tacoma, WA.
1992    Visiting Artist Lecture,  University of Connecticut,
        Storres, Connecticut
1992    Visiting Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design,
        Providence, R.I.           
1992    Visiting Artist Lecture, CCACA, Davis, CA.
1992    Honorable Mention, Fine Crafts At Matrix, Sacramento, CA.           
1991    Skowhegan Scholarship Nominee, Skowhegan, Maine
1991    Jurors Award, UCD Graduate Art Exhibit, Davis, CA.
1991    Best In Show, Earthworks, South County, R.I.
1989    Providence Journal Scholarship Recipient
1987    Alumni Scholarship Recipient, RISD, Providence, R.I.
1986    Merit Scholarship Nominee, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y.
           

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS




Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA.

University of California, Davis, Davis, CA.

Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection
The Mint Museum, Charlotte, N.C.

Betty Asher Ceramic Collection
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA.

PUBLICATIONS

Ceramics Monthly, June, July, August, 2012
Hand Building, author, Shay Amber, 2008
RISD Works,1989
Ceramics Monthly, December, 1991
Artweek, April, 1993
Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection, 2000

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013       Upcoming-Red Star Ceramic Center, Kansas City.
2000        Revealing Confrontations
         Esther Claypool Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1995        Me And The Guise
            Skagit Valley College Foundation Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA.
1992        MFA Exhibition
            Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis,
            Davis, CA.
1990        BFA Exhibition
            Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, R.I.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012      Black and White
          Simon Mace Gallery, Port Townsend, WA.

2012        Fairytales, Fantasy, & Fear
            The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
2012        Cacadia Now (2012 NCECA)   
            Fancy, Seattle
2012        Embracing the Edge(2012 NCECA)
            Schack Art Center, Everett, WA
2012        Tasting Menu, Second Course
            Simon Mace  Gallery, Port Townsend, WA
2012        Locally Grown
            Matzke Fine Art and Sculpture Park, Camano Island, WA
2012        Water’s Edge(2012 NCECA)
            Allied Arts Of Whatcom County, Bellingham, WA
2011        Art’s Alive Invitational
            Maple Hall, La Conner, WA
2011        Objectification 4
            Smith and Vallee Gallery, Edison, WA
2010        Objectification 3
                     Smith and Vallee Gallery, Edison, WA
2009        Biennial Juried Ceramics Exhibition
            Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
2009        International Cup 2009
            The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT.
2009        Beyond the Brickyard
            Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT.
2008        Craft USA ’08 National Craft Triennial
            Silvermine Gallery, New Canaan, CT.
2008        Ceramic Biennial Exhibition
         New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH.
2008        Masters Of Disguise
            Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC.
2007        Claire Johnson/Tom Foolery/Chris Theiss
            Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound,
            Tacoma, WA.
2006        Crafts National 40
            Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA.
2006        16th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
            San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts,  San Angelo, Texas
2006        Ink and Clay
            Kellogg Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA.
2005        Art Faculty Exhibition
            Skagit Valley College Foundation Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA.
2004        What’s Art Got To Do With It?
            The Other Roadside Attraction Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA.
2003        Art Faculty Exhibition
            Skagit Valley College Foundation Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA.
2000        Selections From The Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection
            Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, N.C.
1999        Bob Arneson & Friends
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1999        Anacortes Arts Festival Invitational Exhibit
            Port Of Anacortes, Anacortes, WA.
1998        Eighteenth Annual Northwest International Art Competition
            Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA.
1997        Anacortes Arts Festival Juried Fine Art Show
            Port of Anacortes,  Anacortes, WA.
1996        Sixteenth Annual Northwest International Art Competition
            Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA.
1995        Thirty Ceramic Sculptors
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1994        Sacramento Valley School: Landscapes and Still Lifes
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1993        Clay 1993: A National Survey
            William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1993        Thirty Ceramic Sculptors
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1993        West Coast Clay: The New Breed
            California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA.
1992        Revolt Against Tobacco- Conference Exhibition,
            The Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, CA.
1992        All Creatures Great and Small
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1992        CCACA Exhibition
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1992        Thirty Ceramic Sculptors
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1992        Fine Crafts at Matrix ‘92
            Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1991        Jennifer Pauls Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
1991        Thirty Years of TB9- A Tribute to Robert Arneson
            John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA.
1991        Earthworks- A Juried Exhibition of R.I. Artists Working In Clay
            South County Art Association, R.I.
1990        The Biannual Ceramic Show
            Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, R.I.