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EXHIBITIONS: SOLO, DUAL & SMALL GROUP (selected)

2019            David Crane, Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio, Cedar Rapids, IA            

2018            Pattern & Design, Crane, Karner, Scott, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI

2017            David Crane, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

          Never Static, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI

David Crane, Matrix Gallery, Blacksburg, VA

Borgeson & Crane, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2015            Ceramicists and Sculptors in 2D, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

2014            David Crane & Jose Sierra, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

2013            David Crane-Working at the Edge, Plinth Gallery, Denver , CO

Granatelli & Crane, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA 

2012            2X2, Crane & Niewald, Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

2011            Potters of 16 Hands, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA 

                    Pattern & Decoration, Trax Gallery, Berkley, CA

2010            David Crane, Concord University, Athens, WV

                    American Masters Biennial, MudFire Gallery, Decatur, GA 

2009            Gallery “All Stars”, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2008            Crane, Lindsay, Ross, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2007            Craft: Tradition and Use, SECCA, Winston–Salem, NC

                    Contemporary Ceramics, Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens OH

2006            Masters of the Art, Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, NY

2005            Niewald & Crane, Over the Moon Gallery, Floyd, VA

2003            Sense Of Place, Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

                    Crane & Shankin, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA 

                    David Crane - Recent Work, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1999            David Crane, Piedmont Craftsman Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

1998            Niewald & Crane, Reynolds Homestead, Critz, VA

1995            Vessel and Wall, Perspective Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1993            Niewald & Crane, Longwood College, Farmville, VA

1991            Schneider, Loeb, Blume Gallery, Chicago, IL

1989            Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, IL

1988            Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1987            Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, IL

1986            The Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1985            Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, IL

1984            Elements Gallery, New York, NY

                    Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 

1982            Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1981            Hills Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                    Sprague Art Gallery, Joliet Junior College, Joliet, IL

1979            Synopsis Gallery, Winnetka, IL

                    Callanwolde Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA

 

EXHIBITIONS: GROUP INVITATIONAL (selected)

2019            Ron Meyers at 85 Invitational, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI

2017            Cups, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                    Bolster, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI

                    La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Portland, OR

                    Splendid Table, Sagebrush Art Center, Sheridan, WY

                    National Teapot Show X, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                    Thanksgiving Table, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                    Simple Cups, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA

                    Americanos, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2016            Our Cups Runneth Over, The Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA

                    Americanos-5x30, Akar Gallery, Iowa City , IA

                    Contemporary Redux, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA 

                    La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Kansas City, MO

                   10x100,  Clay Studio Philadelphia, NCECA, Kansas City, MO

                   REDHot Shop, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

                   Yunomi Invitational, Akar Gallery, Ioxa City, IA

                   To Set the Table,  31st Alabama Clay Conference, Gadsden, AL

2015           New Ceramics in the Old Dominion: Virginia Faculty, Du Pont Gallery, 

                          University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

                   Virginia Earth, Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, VA

                   Cups: Hundreds of Cups, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                   Americano, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2014           Raku Ceramics: Impact and Contemporary Expression, Sedona Arts Center, AZ

                   Embellished Surface, NCECA, Lake College, Grays Lake, IL

                   8 Fluid Ounces, Glassel Gallery, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA

                   Born of Hand-The Evolving Era, Womble Carlyle Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

                   5x30 Sushi,  Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                   Salt, Soda, Wood Virginia, Lynchburg School of the Arts, Lynchburg, VA

2013           Reunion: Highlights from the Collection, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

                   Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                   Plates and Platters, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                   La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Houston, TX

                   5X30 Invitational, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                   Piedmont Craftsmen - 50 Years, Blue Spiral I Gallery, Asheville, NC

2012           Yunomi Invitational 2012, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                  Dessert Plates: Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                  Guerrilla Mug Assault, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                  Art of the Cup: Functional Comfort, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

                  Handle with Care, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2011          Black & White, Red Star Gallery, Kansas City, MO

                  35th Anniversary Invitational, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                  2011 American Pottery Festival Exhibit, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

                  Yunomi Invitational 2011, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                  La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, NCECA, Tampa, FL

                  National Teapot Invitational 8, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                  Dessert Plates: Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                 VERTICAL: Wall Platter Invitational, Sagebrush Art Center, Sheridan, WY

                 Cups & Coffee, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2010         The Vase and Beyond: Swidler Collection, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA

                 La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA

                 Featured Artists, Red Lodge Clay Gallery, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA

                 Yunomi Invitational 2010, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                 Containers, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

                 Small Treasures, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                16 Hands, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

                 La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009        Simply Formal, Museum of Anthropology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

                La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, NCECA, Phoenix, Arizona

                Yunomi Invitational 2009, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                Boxes, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC

                Ron Myer’s 75th Birthday Show, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

                Cups, Cups, Cups!, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                Art of the Cup: Functional Comfort, Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

2008        The Art of Dining, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

                National Teapot Invitational 7, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                Yunomi Invitational 2008, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

               Out of the Box, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston Salem, NC

2007        La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay Clay, Louisville, KY

                Plates & Platters, Pewabic Pottery Gallery, Detroit, MI  

                For the Table, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                Yunomi Invitational 2007, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

2006        30/30, Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, IL

                La Mesa, NCECA, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Portland, OR

               100 Teapots, Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005        Old School Art Center Pottery Invitational, Demarest, NJ

                Mid-Atlantic Potters, White Hall Gallery, Annapolis, MD

                GAS IT UP: Salt,Soda,Slip, The Baltimore Potters Guild, Baltimore, MD

                Southern Highlands 75th Anniversary Exhibit, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN

                La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, NCECA Conference, Baltimore, MD

                Bottled Spirits, Kentucky Museum of Art & Design, Louisville, KY

                National Teapot Invitational 6, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                The Box, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

                The Narrative Vessel, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA (w/ Janet Niewald)

2004        For The Table Top, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

               16 Hands, Piedmont Arts Center, Martinsville, VA

                Splendid Table, Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design, Louisville, KY

                Duets, Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design, Louisville, KY

                Show of Bowls, Red Star Gallery, Kansas City, MO

                5 by 30, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA

                Small Treasures, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                The Power of Excellence, Piedmont Craftsmen, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC

2003        Cups, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

                CLAY: Ceramic Masters, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

2002        HOT / ICE III: Teapots & Pitchers, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

                National Teapot Show 5, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

                Strength In Numbers, Green Hill Art Center, Greensboro, NC

                For the Tabletop, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

                Plates & Platters, Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, NC              

2001        From Shoulder to Foot, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, GA

               16 Hands, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                To Have and To Hold, Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, NC

                Warehouse Pottery Exhibit, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

                National Clay Invitational, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC

                Clay/Wood/Fire/Salt, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

                Functional Ceramics 2001, Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH

2000        Bistro 1615, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

                Clay/Wood/Fire/Salt, Southern Highland Craft Guild Gallery, Asheville, NC

                CUP Exhibition 2000, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

                Utilitarian Ceramics III: Celebrate the Object, Arrow Craft Gallery, Gatlinburg, TN

                Cups, Cupboards & Cabinets, Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1999        To Have and to Hold,  Astra Design, Richmond, Virginia

                MATES,  Bedford Gallery, Longwood College, Farmville , VA

                International Teapot Invitational, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC

1998        West Virginia University, Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Morgantown, WV

                International Ceramics- Silber Collection, Laguna Art Museum, CA

1997        Old Favorites New faces, Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA

                Southeastern Crafts Invitational, Florida Gulf Coast Arts Center, Belleair, FL 

                Recent Acquisitions,  Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA

1996        Teapots by Southern Artists, Artwork, Lenox Square, Atlanta, GA

                Virginia Ceramics, Longwood College, Farmville, VA

1995        The Spirited Vessel, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC

1994        For The House and Garden, Pewabic Pottery, Grosse-Pointe, MI

1993        Clay from the River Valleys, Radford University, Radford, VA.

                International Ceramics Exhibit, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

                Handmade in Virginia: a Celebration of Craft, Roanoke College, Salem, VA

                Ceramics Invitational, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

1992        Virginia Clay Invitational, Bedford Gallery, Longwood College, Farmville, VA 

1991        Bindley Collection: Ceramics of the 80's, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, WI

1990        Uncommon Vessels, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL

1989        Awards in the Visual Arts, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

                New Art Forms Exposition , Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago International 

1988        New Art Forms; Virginia, Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia

                American Ceramics, Clay AZ Art,  Retretti  Museum, Helsinki, Finland

                The Vessel Form, The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut

                Ten Years of Southeast Seven, SECCA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 

1987        American Ceramics, Clay AZ Art, Crafts Museum, Helsinki, Finland

                Sculpture Show,  Gallerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana

                American Ceramics, Clay AZ Art, Gummesons Art Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

                Southeast Seven 9, Baumgardner Center of the Arts, Clearwater, Florida

                Contemporary Southeastern Art, New Visions Gallery, Ithaca, New York

                Virginia Clay Now, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

1986        SECCA Seven, Gallerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana

                Clay Az Art, Northern Arizona University Art Gallery, Flagstaff, Arizona

                Clay Az Art, Int. Ceramic Conference, ARABIA, Helsinki, Finland

                Southeast Seven 9, SECCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina

1985        Objects, Reynolds-Minor Gallery, Richmond, Virginia.

                Two Centuries of Virginia Potters, Belle Grove, Middletown, Virginia

1984        Southeastern Ceramics Invitational, SECCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina

                Ceramics Invitational , Crossman Gallery, Univ. of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI

                Tea Bowl- National Invitational, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

1983        Crafts Invitational Exhibition, SECCA, Winston Salem, North Carolina

                Earthenware Invitational Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

                Low Fire Invitational, The American Hand, Washington, D.C.

1982        Small Works, Elements Gallery, New York, New York

                Clay Invitational Show  1982, DBR Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1981        Fifteen Plus Five Crafts Exhibition, Signature Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

                The Vessel, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                Vessel Oriented Sculptural Works, The Elements Gallery, New York, New York

                36th Annual National Ceramic Invitational, Scripps College, Claremont, California

1980        New Work: Crane, Fuchs, Garrett, Lichterman, Elements Gallery,    Connecticut

1979        The Art of the Bowl, Florence Duhl Gallery, New York, New York

                Georgia Crafts, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

1978        Clay and Fiber: 15 Viewpoints, Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin

 

EXHIBITIONS: COMPETITIVE JURIED (selected)

2017    2017 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics- Finalist, Zanesville, OH

2015    2015 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics- Finalist, Zanesville, OH

2012    Best of 500 Ceramics, Lark Books 

2011    Strictly Functional National 19 , NC Twain, Market House Crafts, Ephrata, PA

2010    Clay on the Wall: National, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX, Award of Distinction

            500 Vases, Lark Books, 2010, (2 reproductions), national competition

            500 Raku, Lark Books, 2010, (1 reproductions), national competition

2009    Clay National Biennial Exhibition 2009, NCECA, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2008    500 Plates & Chargers, Lark Books, 2008, pgs.6, 58, 90, 91 (4 reproductions)    

2005    Clay on the Wall: National, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2000    Strictly Functional Pottery National 8, Lancaster Art Museum, Lancaster, PA    

1997    Spotlight 1997- Southeastern Crafts, ACC, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

1996    Ceramics USA 1996, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton TX    

1995    From These Hills, William King Arts Center, Abingdon, VA

1994    Current Directions, N.A.U. Museum & Shemer Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ. 

1991    Clay USA, Flossie Martin Gallery, Radford VA & Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA 

1981    Earthenware USA: New Directions, Hand and the Spirit Gallery,     Scottsdale, AZ

1979    Biennial Exhibition of Piedmont Crafts, The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC

            Ceramics Southeast, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

            Illinois Crafts '79, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois

1978    Marietta College Crafts National, Grover Herman Fine Arts, Marietta, Ohio

            Young Americans Clay/Glass, ACC, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, and Museum of Contemporary                         Crafts, New York, New York

 

HONORS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS:

2018    Professor Emeritus, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech

            Lifetime Contribution Award, CAUS & SOVA, Virginia Tech

2014    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Professional Artist Fellowship, Richmond VA

2011    Career Achievement Award, CAUS & SOVA, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

2010    Award of Distinction, Clay on the Wall: National, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX 

1997    Distinguished Alumni Award, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

1992    Virginia Museum Arts Fellowship, Honorable Mention, Richmond, VA

1989    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Award, Richmond, VA

1988    Virginia Commission for the Arts, Honorable Mention, Richmond, VA

1985    SECCA-Seven Artist Fellowship Award, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC

 

ARTICLES, MONOGRAPHS AND BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS:

Crane, D., Faceted Forms, Geometric Glazing, Pottery Making Illustrated, Nov./Dec. 2018, pgs 12-14

100 Artists-1000 Cups,  The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 2016, pgs.43-44

American iPottery, Kevin Hulch, eBook, 2013

Best of 500 Ceramics, Lark Books, 2012 

La Mesa Invitational: Image Box, Santa Fe Clay, 2011, Santa Fe, NM

500 Raku, Lark Books, 2011, Pg. 32 

500 Vases, Lark Books, 2010

500 Plates & Chargers, Lark Books, 2008, pgs.6, 58, 90, 91 

Handbuilt Tableware, Kathy Triplett, Lark Books, 2001, pgs.5, 118, 124 

The Art of Contemporary American Pottery, Kevin Hulch, Krause Publications, 2001 

Images in Clay Sculpture , Charlotte F. Speight, NY, NY: Harper & Row, 1983, p.8, 1 –10, 

Low-Fire Ceramics: A New Direction of American Clay, Susan Wechsler, NY, NY: Watson-Gutpill, 1981 

Niewald, J. & Crane, D., Donna Polseno, American Ceramics, II, No. 1 Winter 1983, pp. 66-67.

Low-Fire--Other Ways to Work in Clay, Leon Nigrosh, Boston, MA: Davis, 1980

 

COLLECTIONS:  (selected)

• Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ             • Illinois State University, Normal, IL

• Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA            • Fort Howard Paper, Green Bay, WI

• Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI            • IBM Corporation, Charlotte, NC

• Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ        • Southern Progress Corp., Birmingham, AL

   Marer Collection of American Ceramics, LA, CA    • Sovran Bank, New York, NY

• WTTW Television Corporate Collection, Chicago, IL    • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

  • Rosenfield Contemporary Ceramics, Dallas, TX      Ron Gallas Cup Library, St. Olaf College, MN

 

2005  Ceramic Wall Compositions: Commission, 2@4’ x 12’ wide The Inn At Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: EXHIBITION REVIEWS AND ARTICLES  (selected)

Green, Joshua, Ceramics Art & Perception, No.97-Fall 2014, pg.20-23 

Redman, Colleen, Sixteen Hands Group: Mentoring a New Generation of Potters, Clay Times, Fall 2010

Merino, Tony, 2009 NCECA Biennial, Ceramics Art & Perception, Issue 78, 2009, pg. 110

Davis, Jamie, The Reach of 16 Hands, Ceramics Monthly, March 2006, pg. 44-47

Anderson, Ian, 16 Hands, Clay Times, September/October 2003., pg. 49-50

J. Riggs, Granatelli and Crane Workshop, Clay Times, March/April 1999, pg.32-36

Fariello, Anna, Janet Niewald and David Crane, New Art Examiner, September 1995, pg.50-51

Boyd, Julia, From These Hills, William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, Va., 1993.

Mathews, Patricia, David Crane, American Ceramics, May, 1988

Gerry Williams, Potters of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Studio Potter, Vol. 13 No. 2, Page 63.

Erikson, Mark, Sophisticated Clay, The Virginia Gazette, August 29, 1984.

Hammel, Lisa, The Expanding World of American Crafts, The New York Times, June 28, ‘84, Section C.

Mathews, Patricia, Crafts Invitational, Art Papers, March/April 1984, p.22.

Spotlight-David Crane, NCECA Journal 1983, Publication, NCECA, Vol. 4, pg. 38, 1983.

Degener, Patricia, Earthenware Show, St. Louis Post- Dispatch, April 17, 1983.

Dillingham, Rick, The Vessel, Exhibition catalog, Delahunt Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1981.

Kutner, Janer, Ceramists Far Beyond Usable Vessels, Dallas Morning News, Jan. 7, ‘81, sec.C, p.1.

Ruff, Dale, Ceramic Renewal, Art Week, March 22, 1980.

Siegel, Roslyn, Reinterpreting the Classic Bowl, The New York Times, December 13, 1979.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: PHOTOGRAPHIC REPRODUCTIONS (selected)

Ceramics Monthly, December 2014, Exposure- pg.16

Ceramics Art & Perception, No.97-Fall 2014, pg.20-23 (7 images)

Ceramics Monthly, September 2014, Exposure- pg.18

Ceramics Monthly, March 2006, pg. 47, “The Reach of 16 Hands”, Davis, Jamie

Clay Times, September/October 2003, pg. 49

Clay Times, March/April 1998, The Gallery, p.41

Ceramics Monthly, October 1996,  “Virginia Clay”, p.55

Ceramica, March 1991, "Uncommon Vessels," Madrid, Spain.

American Ceramics, May 1988, "David Crane," by Patricia Mathews

Southern Accents, April 1987, "Honoring American Artists," by Laura C. Lieberman, p. 74-82

PACE, Piedmont Airlines Magazine, June, 1986, "Gallery- David Crane," p. 3,9-11 

Studio Potter, Vol. 13, No. 2, 1985, p. 63.

American Craft, April/May 1985, Page p.72.

Art Papers, March/April 1984, p. 22.

American Crafts, Volume 42, number 3, December 1982, p. 66. 

American Crafts, Volume 42, number 3, June/July 1982, p. 61. 

American Crafts, Volume 41, number 5, October/November 1981, p. 64.

Ceramics Monthly, Volume 28, number 5, May 1980, p. 69.

Ceramics Monthly, Volume 26, number 2, February, 1978 (Cover Photograph).

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: CATALOG PHOTOGRAPHS (selected)

Embellished Surface: Image and Embellishment on Clay, Wright Art Gallery, College of Lake County, IL

Clay on the Wall: National, exhibit catalog 2010, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Clay National Biennial Exhibition Catalog 2009, NCECA, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ 

Contemporary Ceramics, Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, Ohio, 2007

Functional Ceramics 2001, Wayne Center For the Arts, Wooster, Ohio, 2001

Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, 2000

6Th Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, Ephrata, PA p.9, 1998

International Contemporary Ceramics from the Silber Collection, Laguna Art Museum, CA, 1998

Spotlight ‘97, American Craft Council/Southeast, Hickory Museum of Art, NC.,1997

Clay From the River Valleys, University Galleries, Radford University, 1993

From These Hills, William King Regional Arts Center, Abingdon, Virginia, 1993

Uncommon Vessels, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, Florida, 1990

New Art Forms, Hand Workshop and Philip Morris Corp., Richmond, Virginia 1987

Clay U.S.A., Radford University, Radford, Virginia, 1984

The Vessel, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 1981

National Paper and Clay Show, Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee, 1978

Indiana Crafts 1978, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1978

 

 

PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS: (selected)

Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio, Cedar Rapids, IA    

Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO 

American Pottery Festival, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN

Concord University, Athens, WV

East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 

Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

Radford University, Radford, VA

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, North Carolina 

Virginia Clay Conference, Front Royal, Virginia

Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

Finch Pottery Workshop, Bailey, North Carolina

Alfred University, Alfred, New York

Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia 

University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

University of North Carolina -Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina

Spotlighting Polseno & Crane, NCECA,Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

Callanwolde Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia

Once Fired, NCECA & Super-Mud, Pennsylvania State University

Mercer University, Macon, Georgia

Museum of Northern Arizona Art Institute, NEA, Flagstaff, Arizona

 

EDUCATION:     MFA - Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

                          BFA - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE:

2018 - Present    Studio Artist 

2018    Professor Emeritus, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1980 - 2018    Professor of Art- Ceramics, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

2013 – 2015    Program Chair of Studio Art, School of Visual Arts, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1995 - 2000        Chair, Department of Art & Art History, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1990 - 1993    Director, Armory Art Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1978 - 1979    Artist-in-Residence, Ford Foundation, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

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