Professional and Teaching Experience
1978-present Studio Potter
I have taught many general clay and colored clay workshops and classes of different lengths and skill levels including the following:
2006-present Adjunct faculty at New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH.
2007-2013 4 day Ceramics Workshop for Art Educator’s Conference, New Hampshire Institute of Art Manchester NH
2012 Textured slab workshop at The Maine Art Educators Conference at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.
2011 2 day workshop, Handbuilding with Textured slabs, Purple Sage Pottery, Merrimac Ma.
2005 Spring Semester. Porcelain, co-taught with Jean Silverman. NH Institute of Art, Manchester NH.
1999&2003 2 day Colored Clay Workshop at NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH.
1996&1998 Week long Elder Hostels and Intensives at Horizons Craft School, Sunderland, MA.
1992 Clay monitor for a 3 week session with Mary Law: Thrown and altered forms, soda and reduction firing. Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.
1992 Organized and co-taught a two day colored clay workshop with Deborah Freed and Naomi Lindenfeld at University of NH, Durham, NH.
1990 & 1991 14 week classes in colored clay pots and jewelry at Mudflat Studios, Somerville, MA.
Member: 1990-present Juried Member: League of NH Craftsmen ,
Member: American Crafts Council, Potters Council, NCECA
Member: New Hampshire Potters Guild: Offices held: Secretary 1992-1995, Treasurer 1997-1999, VP and workshop coordinator 1999-2002.
500 Teapots. Juror: Jim Lawton. Lark Books 2013
500 Vases. Juror: Julia Galloway. Lark Books 2010
Surface Design for Ceramics by Maureen Mills. Lark Books 2008
The Teapot Book by Steve Woodhead. Univ. of Pennsylvania Press 2005
Handbuilt Ceramics by Kathy Triplett. Lark Books 1997
Accent Home and Garden Magazine. Nov./Dec. 2004
New Hampshire Magazine. March 2003
Studio Potter Magazine Dec. 1994
1977 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, concentration ceramics
University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA.
Partial list of workshops and courses attended:
2013 Debra Fritts 1 week Workshop. Arrowmont School of Crafts. Gatlinburg, TN.
2012 Micheal Sherrill 4 day workshop. North country Studio Workshops, Bennington College, Bennington, VT.
2011 Randy Johnston workshop. New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
2010 Ken Matsuzaki workshop. New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
2009 Handbuilding Conference: Workshop demonstrators, Sandi Pierentozzi, Lisa Naples, Holly Walker, Hayne Bayless. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA.
2009 Julia Galloway Workshop. North Country Studio Workshops. Bennington College, Bennington VT.
2007 Sylvie Granatelli Workshop, North Country Studio Workshops. Bennington College, Bennington VT.
2002 Mary Barringer workshop, Phoenix Reunion Workshops, Dunbarton, NH.
2000 Toshiko Takezu workshop, Phoenix Reunion Workshops, Dunbarton, NH.
1999 5 day intensive in low fire with Eddie Dominguez. North Country Studio Conference, Bennington College, Putney, VT.
1996 Barbara Knutson- Handbuilding workshop. NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH.
1995 4 day intensive with Curt Benzle in colored clay. Haystack, Deer Isle, ME.
1993 5 day intensive with Bill Daley in large scale handbuilding. North Country Studio Conference, Enfield, NH.
1992 3 week session as monitor for Mary Law in thrown and altered forms and soda and reduction firing. Haystack, Deer Isle, ME.
1987-1990 Advanced ceramics courses with Makoto Yabe, Office for the Arts at Harvard, Harvard University, MA. and at Decordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA.
1989 1 week intensive with Mary Roehm on form and woodfiring. Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH.
1986 1 week Color and Porcelain workshop with Gerry Williams, Phoenix Workshops ,Dunbarton, NH
Partial List of Exhibits
2013 Beauty in Use, The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, Gloucester, MA.
2007-2013 Annual Faculty Exhibit, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
2011 International Ceramics Exhibition, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2011 and 2012 Ynomi Show, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
2010 Hold Everything! George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME
Six by Six, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
5 potters: 5 Approaches to Clay, Jill Wilson Gallery, Kimball Jenkins Estate, Concord NH.
2009 Inspired Creations, Wentworth Gardner Museum, Portsmouth NH
ColorPlay, The Design Gallery, Burnsville NC
Newburyport Tea Party, Bridge Gallery, Newburyport MA
2008Ceramics Biennial. Juror: Lucy Breslin, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
2007 League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s 25th Biennial. The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire, Durham NH.
2006 Ceramics Biennial. Juror: Mary Barringer, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
International Cone Box Show. Purchase award. Holt/ Russell Gallery. Baker University, Kansas, MO
2004 Ceramics Biennial. Juror: Chris Gustin, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester NH
International Cone Box Show. Purchase award. Holt/Russell Gallery. Baker University, Kansas, MO.
Abstractions for Everyday. Thoreau Gallery. Franklin Pierce College, Rindge NH
2003 Insideout. Jurors award: Juror: Phil Rogers. New Hampshire Institute of Art. Manchester NH
2001 Disclosures. Center Art Gallery, Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI
Off The Table. The Art Gallery, University of NH, Durham, NH
2000 Neriage, Nerikomi and Beyond – Color In Clay, Lynn Tendler Brignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT