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Education

M.F.A.

2004

Ceramics

San Diego State University, CA

B.A.

1999

Painting

San Francisco State University, CA

 

Selected Exhibition Record (*Solo Shows)

2011

Oakwilde Estates, Ongoing Permanent Installation, Oakwilde Sculpture Ranch, Valley Springs, CA

2010

New Faculty Exhibition, Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

2009

Small Works, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Community Clay, College of Marin Art Gallery, Kentfield, CA

San Diego State Alumni Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ

2008

Objections, Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2007

Ruburbs & Other Spaces In Between: Land Use and Environmentalism, ATHICA: Athens

Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA

NCECA 2007 Clay National Exhibition, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

Faculty Exhibition, Horton Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

2006

Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramic Exhibition, Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton,

Victoria, Australia, Catalog

War Fair, Gallery 114, Portland, OR

NCECA 2006 Invitational: The New Utilitarian, The Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art,

  Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR, Catalog

Ink and Clay 32, Kellogg University Art Gallery, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA

2005

Multiplicity, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Urban Influence, College of the Mainland Art Gallery, Texas City, TX

Visions in Clay: 2005, Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

California Clay, The Artery, Davis CA, Catalog, Award

NCECA 2005 Clay National Exhibition, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of

Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, Catalog, Award

2004

*Simay Space Gallery, San Diego, CA

*Wish you where here...Order and The American Landscape, Master of Fine Art Thesis 

Exhibition, Jackson Gallery, San Diego State University, CA

Transformation: Contemporary Work in Ceramics, Society for Contemporary

   Craft Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA; 2005, Alcazar Gallery, Baltimore, MD (NCECA 2005), Catalog

Viewpoint: Ceramics 2004, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

2003

2003 Juried Biennial, Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA, Award

Visions in Clay: 2003, Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, Award

Disclosed: SDSU Graduate Exhibition, Jackson Gallery, San Diego, CA

The Art of Design: Habitat and Structure, San Diego State University Community Gallery, CA

Generations: Impending Lineage, Art and Industry Gallery, San Diego, CA

Midpoint: San Diego State University Graduate Ceramics, Joseph David Gallery, San Diego, CA

2002

Red Heat, Alexandre Hogue Gallery, University of Tulsa, OK

From Earth to Fire - 21st Century Tiles, Minneapolis, MN

Ride: SDSU Graduate Exhibition, Jackson Gallery, San Diego, CA

14th National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX,  Catalog

Feats of Clay XV, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA

Viewpoint: Ceramics 2002, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA, Award

 

Public Art Commissions

2011

Delta College Information Services Building, Stockton, CA

2008

Traffic Barrier Tiles, Stockton, CA

2001

Juliga Woods Memorial, Boorman Park, Richmond, CA,

2001

Habitat Medallions, The Randall Children’s Discovery Museum, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Community Art Installations

2004

Rosa Parks: Courageous Hero, Rosa Parks Elementary, San Diego, CA

2003

Garden Carpet, Rosa Parks Elementary, San Diego, CA

2001

Worlds of Stone, 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

2000

Youth Voices, 16th Street BART Station, San Francisco, CA

1999

Eyes on the Road, My Heart is My Home, Chaplaincy to the Homeless, Berkeley, CA

 

Selected Teaching and Residencies

2007-Present

Professor, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA

2009

Workshop, Peters Valley Craft Center, NJ

2004-2006

Ceramics Instructor, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

1999-2001

Artist in Residence, California Arts Council, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

1998-2001

Art Director, Urban ArtWORKS, St. John’s Educ. Thresholds Center, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Bibliography

Judith S. Schwartz, Confrontational Ceramics: Artists Critique Society, A & C Black, 2008

500 Tiles, Lark Books,  Asheville, NC, 2008

Beth Sale, For the Earth, Flagpole, April 18, 2007

Ann Wolfe and Lucy Lippard, Suburban Escape: The Art of California Sprawl, San Jose Museum of Art

  and The Center for American Places, San Jose, CA, 2006

Paul Wandless, Image Transfer on Clay, Lark Books,  Asheville, NC, 2006

500 Animals in Clay, Suzanne Tourtillott, Editor, Lark Books,  Asheville, NC, 2006

Angelica Pozo, Tile Making and Installing, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 2005

Jim Weaver, Upfront, Ceramics Monthly, February 2004

Alice Winn, Earth and Fire, Pittsburgh Pulp, January 8, 2004

Carolyn Jones, Putting the Art in BART, San Francisco Chronicle, October 25th, 2003

Kristin Peck, The Art of Handmade Tile, , Krause Publications, Iola, WI, 2002

 

Publications

Making Tiles: An Ancient Technique Meets the 21st Century, Pottery Making Illustrated, Jan/Feb 2003