Vince Pitelka CV

Tennessee Technological University, Appalachian Center for Craft
1560 Craft Center Drive, Smithville TN 37166 – 931/372-6884, FAX – 615/597-6803,
Cell – 931/260-3323, wpitelka@tntech.edu, https:/sites.tntech.edu/wpitelka/

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Education

1988 – University of Massachusetts-Amherst, M.F.A. in Ceramics
1971 – Humboldt State University, B.A. in Art

Professional Experience

  • 1994 to the present – Professor of Art, Head of Clay Area, Tennessee Technological University, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN. Classes taught: Intro to Clay, Intermediate Handbuilding, Throwing, Advanced Clay Studio, Clay and Glaze Chemistry, Kilns and Firing Theory, Ceramic Surface Design, Ceramic History, 3-D Design.
  • 1991 to 1994 – Coordinator, Department of Visual Arts; Assistant Professor of Art, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. Classes taught: Intro, Intermediate and Advanced Ceramics, Survey of Western Art, Art Appreciation, Drawing, interdisciplinary course – “Spatial Conflict in Global Society.”
  • 1989-91 – Studio Manager/Technician, Ceramics Area, Univ. of Mass., Art Dept.
  • 1988-91 – Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern University, Department of Art and Architecture. Classes taught: 2-D Design, 3-D Design, Drawing, Color Theory.
  • 1987-91 – Instructor, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, Division of Continuing Education. Classes taught: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Ceramics, Primitive Ceramics.
  • 1971 to the present – Design/construction of ceramic kilns/equipment.
  • 1975-85 – Studio Potter, Railroad Stoneware, Blue Lake CA – wheel-thrown utilitarian stoneware.

Departmental/Community Service

2016 – Member, Search Committee for Craft Center Director
2015 – Chair, Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Metals
2015 – Member, Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Painting
2013 – Chair, Art Department Promotion Committee
2011-12 – Member, Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Art Foundations
2011-12 – Member, Search Committee for Assistant Professor of Painting
2006 to the present – Member, TTU College of Education Academic Misconduct Committee
2006 – Juror, “Positive/Negative” exhibition, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
2004 to 2009 – Chair, University Art Committee, overseeing the Joan Derryberry Gallery
2003-04 – Chair, search committee for Craft Center director
2002 – Juror, Spring Craft Show, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists, Nashville
2001-02 – Chair, search committee for Craft Center director.
2000-2002 – TTU – Member, Art Department Steering Committee
1999 – Juror, Spring Craft Show, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists, Nashville
1999 – Juror, Arts Alive Exhibition/Fair, Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence AL
1999 – Chair, search committee for tenure-track fibers faculty
1998 to 2009 – Member, TTU University Art Gallery Committee
1998 to the present – Appalachian Center for Craft – organize and oversee annual “Bowlathon” to make bowls for fundraiser for Putnam County Habitat for Humanity
1997 – Juror, Fall Craft Show, Tennessee Association of Craft Artists, Nashville and Chattanooga
1995 – Juror, Hamblet Visual Arts Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Art Department
1994 to 1996 – TTU – Member, Department of Music and Art Curriculum and Standards Committee
1992-94 – NDSU – Chair, faculty committee designing/teaching interdisciplinary course “Spatial Conflict in Global Society” 
1991-94 – NDSU – Member, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Student Progress Committee
1991-92 – NDSU Coordinator, Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists Network
1990 – Northeastern University, Dodge Gallery – Curator: “Art and Architecture” – NU art faculty exhibition
1986-88 – Univ. of MA – Member, Fine Arts Center Advisory Board

Workshops Conducted, Presentations, Guest Lectures, Consulting, Jurying

2016 – Chico Ceramic Center, Chico CA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2016 – Spring Island Arts Program, Spring Island SC – workshop: “Introduction to Clayworking”
2015 – Claymakers, Durham NC – workshop: “Coil-Building”
2015 – Studio 540, Nevada City CA – workshop: “Teapots: Thrown and Handbuilt”
2015 – Marjon Ceramic Supply, Phoenix AZ – workshop: “Coil Building”
2014 – Skaggit County Clay Guild, Anacortes WA – workshop: “Developing Ceramic Surface”
2014 – Mendocino Art Center – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2014 – Chico, CA – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2014 – Funk Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2014 – Pima County Recreation Department, Tucson, AZ – workshop: “Teapots: Thrown and Handbuilt”
2013 – “Handbuilt for CERF,” handbuilding symposium, presenter and demonstrator, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA
2013 – Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL – workshop, “Developing Ceramic Surface.”
2013 – Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2013 – DeCo Studio, Ferndale, WA – workshop, “Slab-Built Tableware”
2013 – Studio 540, Nevada City, CA – workshop, “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2013 – NCECA (National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts) Conference – presentation, “Sylvia Risman Hyman,” a memorial survey of her life and work
2013 – Visiting Artist and Juror, Gussman Juried Student Art Exhibition, University of Tulsa School of Art
2012 – Dunbar Studio, Gilbert, SC – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2012 – Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC – workshop: “Developing Ceramic Surface”
2012 – Thompson Valley Potter’s Guild, Kamloops, BC – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2012 – ArtiFacts Studio, Tucson, AZ – workshop: “Developing Ceramic Surface”
2012 – Broadway Clay, Frankfort, KY – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2011 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2011 – Studio 540, Nevada City, CA – workshop: “Developing Ceramic Surface”
2011 – Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2011 – Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2011 – Cascade Clay Artists, Anacortes, WA – workshop: “Coil Construction Techniques”
2011 – Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, SC – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2011 – East Tennessee State University – visiting artist in clay studio – slide lecture and two days of demonstrations
2010 – Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, BC – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2010 – Thompson Valley Potter’s Guild, Kamloops, BC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2010 – Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2010 – Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2010 – Oak Ridge Art Center, Oak Ridge, TN – workshop: “Coil Construction”
2010 – ArtiFacts Studio, Tucson, AZ – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2010 – The Potter’s Place, Stafford, TX – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2009 – Mudpie Potters, Leverett Artists and Craftsmen, Leverett, MA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2009 – Hellman Studios, Ouray, CO – workshop, “Slab-Built Tableware”
2009 – Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2009 – McDowell Studio, Ferndale, WA – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2008 – Callanwolde Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2008 – ArtiFacts Studio, Tucson, AZ – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2008 – Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby, BC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2008 – Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2008 – Fraser Valley Recreation, Fraser, CO – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2008 – John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2008 – Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2007 – Dokuz Eylül University , Izmir, Turkey – lecture: Experiments in Terra Sigillata, in conjunction with invitational workshop and symposium on terra sigillata
2007 – Lane Community College , Eugene OR – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2007 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2007 – Hummingbird House, Tucson, AZ – workshop: “Slab-Built Tableware”
2007 – Hellman Studio, Ouray CO – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2007 – NCECA Conference, Louisville , KY, panel discussion presentation – Electronic Resources for Ceramic Educators
2007 – Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada – Fusion (Ontario Clay and Glass Association) – Workshop, “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2006 – The Potter’s Place, Missouri City, TX – two workshops: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2006 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2006 – 1000 Parker Street Studios, Vancouver, BC – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2006 – Spring Island Trust, Spring Island, SC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2006 – Blossom Studio, Ithaca, NY – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2004 – Harrisburg Junior College, Harrisburg, PA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2004 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2004 – Mendocino Art Center – Mendocino, CA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2004 – Desert Dragon Studios, Phoenix, AZ – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2004 – Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope AL – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2003 – Cherokee County Art Center, Canton GA – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2003 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2003 – Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village NV, Summer Visiting Artist Series – workshop: “Form and Surface with Colored Clays”
2003 – John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2003 – Living Tree Studios, Summerfield NC – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2002 – California Association of Clay and Glass Artists, Civic Arts, Walnut Creek CA – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2002 – Living Tree Studios, Summerfield NC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2002 – Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope AL – workshop: “Colored Clays: Surface and Form”
2002 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2002 – American Ceramic Society Spring Conference, America’s Center, St. Louis MO – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade”
2002 – Francis Marion University, Florence SC – workshop: “Slab-Constructed Boxes”
2001 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshops: “Slab-Constructed Boxes,” “Ancient Clay: Handbuilding, Terra Sigillata, Bonfiring”
2001 – Ventura Potter’s Guild, Santa Barbara CA – workshop – “Colored Clay Imagery”
2001 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshops: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade,” “Slip Decorating Techniques”
2001 – Murrells Inlet Community Center, Murrells Inlet SC – workshop: “Handbuilding: Tricks of the Trade.”
2001 – Armory Center for the Arts, West Palm Beach FL – workshop: “Slip Decorating Techniques”
2001, 2002 – Volunteer consultant to the ceramic studio, Deuel Vocational Institute, California State Prison, Tracy CA
2001 – Interlaken School for the Arts, Stockbridge MA – workshop: “Form and Imagery with Colored Clays”
2000 – TTU Music/Art Appreciation class – gallery lecture: “TTU Faculty Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art and Fine Craft”
2000 – Florida Gulf Coast University, new Fine Arts Building, consultant on studio layout, equipment, and safety
2000 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshops – “Handbuilding, Tricks of the Trade,” “Ancient Clay”
2000 – Skagit Valley Potter’s Group, Sedro-Wooley WA – slide lectures: “Tool Doctors,” “Evolution of West Coast Clay”
2000 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshops: “Colored Clay Imagery,” “Raku Slab Masks”
2000 – Murrells Inlet Community Center, Murrells Inlet SC – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
2000 – NCECA (National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts) conference presenter – “Tool Doctors”
2000 – Alabama Clay Conference, featured presenter – “Ancient Clay and Bonfiring,” demo of large-scale coil construction.
1999 – Murrells Inlet Community Center, Murrells Inlet SC – workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1999 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
1999 – Ceramic Design Group, Steamboat Springs CO – workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1999 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshops: “Colored Clay Imagery,” “Ancient Clay”
1999 – Bellingham Museum of Art, Bellingham WA – slide lecture
1998 – Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN – slide lecture, demo: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1998 – Parker Street Studios, Vancouver B.C. – workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1998 – Millersville University, Millersville PA – slide lecture
1998 – Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby BC – slide lecture
1998 – Skagit Valley Potter’s Group, Sedro-Wooley WA – slide lecture: Ancient Clay
1998 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshops: “Ancient Clay,” “Slip-decoration”
1998 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
1998 – Lebanon Valley College, Annville PA – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1998 – Georgia Southern University, Statesboro GA – slide lecture
1997 – Virginia Technological University, Blacksburg – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1997 – McDowell Studios, Ferndale WA – workshop: “Ancient Clay”
1997 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshops: “Slab Construction with Colored Clays,” “Ancient Clay”
1996 – University of Tennessee-Martin – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1996 – Humboldt State University, Arcata CA – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1996 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshops: “Form and Surface in Colored Clays,” “Ancient Clay”
1996 – Austin Peay State University, Clarksville TN – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1996, ‘95, ‘94 – TTU Dept. of Music and Art, Art Appr. – lecture: “Contemp. American Ceramics”
1995 – Maryville University, St. Louis – slide lecture, workshop: “Colored Clay Imagery”
1995 – Appalachian Center for Craft – workshops: “Form and Surface in Colored Clays” “Ancient Clay”
1995 – Vanderbilt University Art Department, Nashville TN – slide lecture about my work
1994 – NDSU Architecture. Dept.- lecture: “3-D Form in Space”
1993 – NDSU Architecture. Dept.- lecture: “Sculptural Form”
1993 – Unitarian Fellowship, Fargo ND – lecture: “Censorship and Government Funding of The Arts”
1993, 1992 – NDSU History Dept., World Civilization – lecture: “Art in World Civilization”
1993, 1992, 1991 – NDSU Div. Of Fine Arts, Intro to Fine Arts – lecture: “California Funk Ceramics”
1992 – NDSU Chapter, American Inst. of Architecture Students – lecture: “The Formation of an Artist”
1992 – Plains Art Museum, Moorhead MN – lecture: “Contemporary American Ceramics”
1987-1991 – University of Massachusetts, workshops: “Primitive Ceramics”

Grants/Fellowships

1988-89 – National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist’s Fellowship

Publications

My Publications

2016 – Clay: A Studio Handbook, American Ceramic Society – completely rewritten second edition with all-new color images.
2011 – Article inclusion in The Intriguing Vision of Sylvia Hyman, Mansfield Press
2007 – “Electronic Resources for Ceramic Educators,” NCECA Journal, Volume #28
2007 to the present – “Super Refined Terra Sigillata,” online article at https://sites.tntech.edu/wpitelka/terra-sigillata/
2004 – “Is That Really Clay? The Trompe L’Oeil Ceramics of Sylvia Hyman,” Ceramics: Art and Perception, issue #56
2001 – “Super-Refined Terra Sigillata,” Ceramic Review, issue #91
2001 to the present – “Tool Times,” column for Clay Times, quarterly magazine, covering clay studio tools, fixtures, and equipment
2001 – “Making Bisque Stamps,” Pottery Making Illustrated, Spring 2001
2001 – Clay: A Studio Handbook, American Ceramic Society, 2001 (new printing in 2012)
2000 – “Finding, Improvising, and Making Clay Studio Tools,” NCECA Journal, Volume #21
1998 to the present – “Super Refined Terra Sigillata,” Digitalfire Website, a compendium of ceramic information compiled by Canadian ceramic chemist Tony Hansen
1990 – “Ex Post Factory: Images in Colored Clay Marquetry,” Ceramics Monthly October, 1990

Inclusion in Books and Articles by Other Authors

2012 – Baird, Darrel, From a Slab of Clay, American Ceramic Society
2008 – Shea, Larry, editor, 500 Plates and Chargers, Lark Publications
2007 – Connell, Jo, Color in Clay, A.C. Black
2004 – Hunt, William, editor, Twenty-First Century Ceramics, American Ceramic Society
2002 – “Clay: A Studio Handbook,” Ceramic Review, January/February 2002, review by Peter Lane.
2001 – “Clay: A Studio Handbook,” Pottery in Australia, Volume 40 #2, 2001, review by Frances Morgan
2001 – “Richard Behrens: A Tribute,” Tom Buck, Ceramics Monthly, March 2001 – photograph and sidebar
2001 – Creative Ideas for Clay Artists, edited by Anderson Turner, American Ceramic Society, 2001 – includes my article on colored clays in slab-built work
2000 – “Tennessee Clay Ways,” Susan Demay, Ceramic Art and Perception
1999 – “Ceramics at the Millennium,” “Up Front” section, Ceramics Monthly, November
1989 – “National Endowment Fellowships,” Ceramics Monthly February, 1989

Professional Memberships

Tennessee Association of Craft Artists
American Association of University Professors
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
American Ceramic Society Potter’s Council

Collections

Cooper Tea Company
Tennessee State Museum
Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey
Southern Connecticut State University
Susquehanna University
Karacasu Foundation, Izmir, Turkey

One-Person Exhibitions

2010 – “Pattern in Clay” 18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX
2004 – “Recent Work” Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope AL
2002 – “Patchwork Containment” Hyman Fine Arts Center Gallery, Francis Marion University, Florence SC
2002 – “Patchwork Containment” Gallery One, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville TN
1999 – “A Pattern of Clay” Art Center of Cannon County, Woodbury TN
1998 – “New Ceramic Work” Ceramics Gallery, Millersville University, PA
1998 – “Recent Ceramic Work” Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
1996 – “The Color of Clay” Fine Arts Center Gallery, University of Tennessee, Martin
1995 – “Recent Ceramic Work” Maryville University Art Gallery, St. Louis
1990 – “The Industrial Revelation” Hampden Gallery, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
1989 – “Ex Post Factory: Industrial Shards” Ferrin Gallery, Northampton MA
1988 – “Recent Work” FAC Gallery, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA
1988 – “Machine-Scapes” Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MFA thesis exhibition)
1987 – “Desert Dreams/Night Machines” Wheeler Gallery, University of Massachusetts 

Select Group Exhibitions

2015 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition,” Appalachian Center for Craft
2014 – “Surface and Volume,” Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN – two person exhibition with Jeanne Brady
2014 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition,” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2014 – “Lineage: The Art of Mentorship,” Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
2013 – “Handbuilt in Pennsylvania,” Fine Arts Center Gallery, Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA, in conjunction with Handbuilt for CERF Conference
2012 – “Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Biennial,” Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN
2012 – “National Ceramics Invitational,” Clemens Fine Arts Center Gallery, Paducah School of Art, Paducah KY
2011 – “Appalachian Center for Craft Faculty and Resident Artists,” Vanderbilt University Art Department Gallery
2011 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition,” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2011 – “Contemporary Ceramics Invitational,” Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University
2010 – “Crafting Contemporary Art: Studio Crafts in Appalachia,” Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University – invitational of contemporary studio crafts in the Appalachian region
2010 – “Constructed,” Mudfire Gallery, Atlanta, GA – invitational exhibition of handbuilt work
2010 – “Fill-adelphia,” Show of Hands Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, juried exhibition in conjunction with 2010 NCECA Conference
2010 – “Dokuz Eylül University Clay Symposium Retrospective,” Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition,” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2009 – “21st Century Iconographic Clayworks,” Linfield College Gallery, invitational exhibition curated by Nils Lou
2009 – “9th Annual National Invitational Cup Show,” Kent State University Gallery, Kent, OH
2009 – “International Contemporary Teapot Exhibition,” French Thompson Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, invitational exhibition held in conjunction with 2009 NCECA Conference
2009 – “East Tennessee Potters,” Hambidge Center for the Arts, Rabun Gap, GA
2009 – “Craft Center Faculty Exhibition,” Appalachian Center for Craft main gallery
2008 – “Summer Visiting Faculty Exhibition,” Sierra Nevada College Gallery, Incline Village, NV
2008 – “Muchachos,” Invitational Ceramics Exhibition coinciding with NCECA, Standard Ceramic Supply Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 – “Terra Sigillata Symposium Exhibition,” Attaturk Museum of Culture, Izmir, Turkey
2007 – “Cyberclay,” Janjobe Gallery, Louisville, KY
2006 – “The Art of the Teapot,” Kalamazoo Institute for the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
2006 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition,” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2006 – “CeraMix,” Ingram Studio Arts Center Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2006 – “Appalachian Center for Craft,” Southern Highlands Craft Guild Gallery, Asheville, NC
2005 – “Appalachian Center for Craft: Faculty and Resident Artists,” Leu Art Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville TN
2005 – “Clay Times Magazine 10th Anniversary Exhibition,” NCECA, Baltimore, MD
2004 – “Tennessee Performing Arts Center Fundraiser Exhibition,” TPAC Gallery, Nashville TN
2003 – “Twenty-First Century Ceramics” Columbus College of Art and Design. Invitational, curated by Bill Hunt
2003 – “Summer Visiting Artist Exhibition” Sierra Nevada College Gallery, Incline Village NV
2003 – “Workshop Faculty Exhibition” John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC
2003 – “Art Faculty Exhibition” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2003 – “Tennessee Performing Arts Center Fundraiser Exhibition” Hermitage Hotel Ballroom, Nashville TN
2002 – “Masterworks” – invitational exhibition – Madison Art Center, Madison TN
2002 – “Summer Workshop Faculty Exhibition” Appalachian Center for Crafts
2001 – “Craft Center Faculty Exhibition” Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery, Nashville TN
2001 – “The Fiber Initiative” Interlaken School of Art, Stockbridge MA
2001 – “Summer Workshop Faculty Exhibition” Appalachian Center for Crafts
2001 – “Visiting Faculty Exhibition” Armory Center for the Arts, West Palm Beach FL
2000 – “TTU Art Faculty Exhibition” Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University
2000 – “National Ceramics Invitational” Texas A&M University, Commerce
2000 – “Colored Clay” Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
2000 – “Revisions and Reformations: New Work from Old Traditions” The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA – traveling exhibition
2000 – “Presenters Exhibition” Alabama Clay Conference, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
2000 – “Summer Workshop Faculty Exhibition” Appalachian Center for Crafts
1999 – “Tennessee Clay Invitational” Austin Peay State University, Clarksville TN
1999 – “Armory National Invitational” Armory Center for the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
1999 – “Ceramics at the Millennium” Colorado Mountain College, Glenwood, CO
1997 – “Holiday Exhibition” Appalachian Center for Crafts
1997 – “TTU Art Faculty” Appalachian Center for Crafts
1997 – “Banking on the Arts” Cookeville, TN
1996 – “Art for the Table” Appalachian Center for Crafts
1996 – “Banking on the Arts” Cookeville, TN
1995 – “Artists Abound” Causeway Gallery. Nashville International Airport
1995 – “TTU Art Faculty” Appalachian Center for Crafts
1994 – “TTU Art Faculty” University Center Gallery, Tennessee Technological University
1994 – “Honorable Mentors” Woodbury Art Center, Woodbury, TN
1994 – “25th Midwestern Invitational” Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN
1993 – “NDSU Art Faculty” Memorial Union Gallery, North Dakota State University
1993 – “University of Massachusetts Ceramics Alumni” Center Gallery, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke MA
1992 – “23rd Midwestern Invitational” Rourke Art Gallery, Moorhead, MN
1992 – “NDSU Art Faculty” Memorial Union Gallery, North Dakota State University
1991 – “Crafts National 25” Zoller Gallery, Penn State University
1990 – “Art and Architecture” Northeastern University Gallery, Boston, MA
1990 – “Treasure Boxes” Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, MA
1989 – “Bewitched by Craft” American Craft Museum, New York NY
1989 – “Clay/Mixed Media” Warwick Museum, Warwick RI
1989 – “Surface and Substance: an Exploration of Texture in Craft” The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield MA
1989 – “House” Northfield-Mount Herman Academy Art Gallery, Mount Herman MA
1988 – “New Directions in American Crafts” Leverett Art Center, Leverett MA. Catalog
1988 – “ArtQuest ‘88” Los Angeles, CA. Catalog
1988 – “Color and Clay” The Hand Workshop, Richmond VA
1986 – “Gradworks” University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
1984 – “Best of Clay” Candy Stick Gallery, Ferndale, CA
1984, 1983 – “Northern California Ceramic Exhibition” Humboldt County Cultural Center, Eureka, CA
1978-85 – Annual two-person exhibitions – Candy Stick Gallery, Ferndale, CA