The McGuffey Art Center, Studio SIX
201 2nd Street NW, Charlottesville, VA 22902
1995-97 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA. MFA Ceramics.
1987-91 Smith College, Northampton, MA. BA Anthropology. Concentration in religion and the arts.
1989-90 Friends World College, Machakos, Kenya. Conducted fieldwork on indigenous ceramics.
1985-87 Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH.
2006-present McGuffey Art Center, Studio #6, Charlottesville, VA. Artist and Teacher – Ceramics, Sculpture, Design.
2006-present Piedmont VA Community College, Charlottesville, VA. Adjunct Associate Professor – Studio Art
Design Fundamentals, Drawing, Sculpture, Art Appreciation/Art History (online).
2006 Germanna Community College, Locust Grove, VA. Adjunct Instructor – Ceramics.
2001-2005 St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA. Adjunct Professor/Sabbatical replacement (03-04) – Ceramics.
2003 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Instructor – Ceramics Master Class. Summer term.
2002-2005 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Lecturer – Ceramics.
2001-2005 The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Department Coordinator and Lecturer – Ceramics.
1999-2001 The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ. Ceramics Instructor.
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Ceramics Instructor.
1999 University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. Instructor – Advanced ceramics. Summer term.
1992-95 Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Curatorial Assistant.
2010, 09 Heymann Foundation, Charlottesville, VA.
Grant for mobile clay program for the Adult Learning Center and Girl Scouts.
2008 Artisans Center of Virginia and S.H.E.A. Center, Charlottesville, VA.
Grant for coordination of mobile clay program for Boys and Girls Clubs of Charlottesville.
2003 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artists Fellowship.
2002 The Leeway Foundation Window of Opportunity Grant. For creation of an interactive sound sculpture.
2001 American Ceramic Circle Research Grant. For video documentation of ritual Balinese terracotta.
2001 Independence Foundation Fellowship. For research of ritual Balinese terracotta.
1999-04 Artist in Residence. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Five year ceramic art residency.
1998 Fulbright Fellowship – Indonesia. Java, Bali, Lombok. Researched indigenous ritual ceramic vessels.
1995-97 Graham Fellowship. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
2013-present The McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Executive Council member. President since July 2014.
2011-present Mobile Art Share Initiative (supported by the Artisans Center of VA). Director.
2010 Piedmont Council of the Arts, Charlottesville, VA.
Panelist for screening/discussion of film, Who Does She Think She Is?
2005-present The McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Resident Artist.
2003 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. "Cultural Traditions" – course.
McCall Lecturer – Balinese Ritual Terracotta: Past, Present and Future.
2001 The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD. American Council for Southern Asian Art.
Symposium Presenter – Balinese Ritual Terracotta: Past, Present and Future.
2001 Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ.
Invited Participant for "Project Serving Artists" funded by the N. J. State Council on the Arts.
2000 Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Visiting Artist.
1999 Napa Valley College, Napa, CA. Visiting Artist.
2014 The McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Open Threads.
2008 Hunt Gallery, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA. White Works +.
2008 The Artisan Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA. Suite Belle Blue.
2007 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. Absorption and Flow.
2007 The McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. The Softer Side of Silica.
2004 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Pretties and Simples.
2004 St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN. New Work.
2002 Gallerie Deja Vu, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Nuansa Bali.
2002 The Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ. into into.
2001 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Interstices.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Pigment. Color/Design/Furniture, Charlottesville, VA. Porcelain and Leather.
2013 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA. 35th Anniversary Portfolio Commission.
2010 Fox Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Declarations (in conjunction with NCECA).
2007-14 Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA. Faculty Show.
2009 University of Richmond, Richmond, VA. Third Practice Festival, Suspension No. 3: Open Threads.
Interactive sound and video on sculptural porcelain screen.
2006 The Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. World Women: On the Horizon.
2006 The Washington Street Gallery, Lewisburg, WV. Annual Ceramics Invitational.
2006 Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA. Triple Vision.
2006 The Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton, VA. Amazing Clay.
2006 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Small Favors.
2006 Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. Group Ceramic Exhibit.
2005 The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Penn State Alumni. Curator: Chris Staley.
2005 Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs, PA. The Blue Plate Special. Curator: Gail Brown.
2004 Lipscomb Gallery, Greenville, SC. Group Ceramic Exhibit.
2004 Lancaster Museum of Art, Main Line Art Center, Erie Art Museum. In our own Backyard.
2004 Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN. Residents of The Clay Studio.
2003 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. The House of Sound. (Installation of interactive sound sculpture).
2003 Harrisburg Community College, Harrisburg, PA. Divergence: Contrasting Views in Clay.
2003 The Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Collaborations in Clay.
2003 Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. Hundreds of Cups.
2002 Gallery of American Craft, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ. Resident Artists Group Show.
2002 The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA. Our Cups Runneth Over.
2002 Noyes Art Museum, Oceanville, NJ. Craft Concepts.
2002 Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI. Less is More: Ceramics with a Minimal Aesthetic.
2002 Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Wallworks. Juror: Michael Sherril.
2002 La Galeria de Arte, University of Puerto Rico.
2002,01 Morpeth Gallery, Hopewell, NJ. The Hopewell Ceramic Show. Curators: Jim Jansma, Ruth Morpeth
2002,99 Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Winterfest 1999: A National Exhibition of Clay Art.
2001 West Chester University, West Chester, PA. Group Show.
2001 Public Library of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC. Emergence Theory – NCECA 2001.
2001 Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury Center, VT. Two Views of the Cup.
2000 HAP Pottery, Beijing, China. New Qingci Show.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, 9.7.06, p. D1. Review (by Ruth Latter) of PVCC group exhibition: Triple Vision.
The Hook, 9.21.06, p. 52. Review (by Laura Parsons) of PVCC group exhibition: Triple Vision.
The Hook, 1.12.06, p.48. Review and image of exhibition pieces at The McGuffey Art Center: New Members Show.
WRTI, Philadelphia "Creatively Speaking", September, 2004. Interview on exhibition at The Clay Studio: Pretties and Simples.
The Craft Digest, December 2002. Review of exhibition pieces at The Society of Arts and Crafts: Our Cups Runneth Over.
Clay Times, January, 2003. Review of exhibition pieces at The Society of Arts and Crafts: Our Cups Runneth Over.
Detroit Free Press, October 6, 2002. Review and image of exhibition pieces at Pewabic Pottery: Less is More.
NJN (NJ Public Television), April, 2002. Documentary of Perkins Center "Project Serving Artists" noborigama firing.
Art Matters, March 2001, p.8. Photo Mention of exhibition at The Clay Studio: Interstices.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 23, 2001, p.15. Review (by Edward Sozanski) of exhibition at The Clay Studio: Interstices.
Studio Potter Network News, March 1999. Article (by Rebekah Wostrel) "Clay Pots, Ritual Vessels: A Potter’s Journey into Bali."
Boston Intercontinental Hotel, Boston, MA.
Pennsylvania State University, School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA.
Philip and Margaret Kalodner, Philadelphia, PA.
Stan and Bunny Shapiro, Philadelphia, PA.
John Meyerhoff, Baltimore, MD.
Ichi Hsu, Beijing, China.
Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA.
The McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA.
Flatrocks Gallery, Gloucester, MA.