The tools to create nature inspired ceramic art

Education

Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

Bachelor of Fine Art, Graphic Design, 1985

Select Juried Group Exhibitions

 

2021

Sculpture in the Garden  |  The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA

That Which Surrounds You  |  Asya Abdrahman, Juror  |  Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

Height by  Width by Depth  |  Charles Sherman, Juror  |  SCORE, Encino, CA

Beauty or Truth  |  Chandra Cerrito, Juror  |  Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

Patterns & Symmetry  |  Hillary Olcott, Juror  |  SFWA Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Crocker Kingsley  |  Carrie Lederer, Juror  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

2020

Golden Hour  |  Kim Eagles-Smith, Juror  |  O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA

Absract Only!  |  Codie E. King, Juror  |  Wailoa Center, Hilo HI

     2nd PLACE

Off Center  |  Jason Walker, Juror  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

Pandemic Transformations  |   Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA

Focus On: Textures  Sculpture, Ceramics & Fiber Arts  Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT

California Clay Competition  |  Scott Parady, Juror  |  The Artery, Davis, CA

Artist's Vision  |  Carol Tarzier, Juror  |  Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA

2019

Table Testaments  |  Juan Miguel Santiago, Juror  |  Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

Abstract  |  Warren Bellows, Juror  |  Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA

Ceramic Sensibilities  |  Bill Abright, Claudia Tarantino, Jurors  |  Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

Clay3  |  Jonathan Pacheco, Joey Knox, Deborah Venezia, Jurors  |  ClaySpace Ceramic Arts Center, Lisle, IL

Clay Center’s ‘Sculpture National’  |  Zemer Peled, Juror  |  Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Double Yellow  |  Candace Loheed, Juror  |  Orangeland Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Black-White & One hint of Color  |  Rik Olson, Sally Briggs, Jurors  | 

     Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA 

     MERIT AWARD

Map It Out  |  Museum of Northern California Art, Chico, CA

Off Center  |  Joshua Green, Juror  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

Ceramic Wall Works  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA 

New Currencies  |  Jennifer Perlmutter, Juror  |  Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery @ the Bank, Lafayette, CA

Elements  |  Gail Morrison, Betsy Kellas, Jurors  |  Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael, CA

 

2018

In The Fields: Botanical Lore  |  Jennifer Perlmutter, Juror  |  Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA 

Green, Verde, Vert  |  Molly Casey, Juror  |  Women’s Caucus for Art/Colorado, Denver, CO 

Green  |  Chester Arnold, Kevin Elston, Jurors  |  Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA 

Off Center  |  Michelle Gregor, Juror  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

Bay Area Masters  |  Kristen Benson, Andra Norris, Jurors  |  San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA

California Clay Competition  |  Tiffany Schmierer, Juror  |  The Artery, Davis, CA

Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition  |  Claudia Schmuckli, Juror  |  Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

delecTable  |  Marty Fielding, Juror  |  Art Students League of Denver, Denver, CO

 

2017

Migration  |  Emily Kuhlmann, Juror  |  Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

Art Farm  |  Frank Ordaz, Juror  |  Gallery 625, Woodland CA

Sculpture in the Garden  |  The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA

Blue  |  Karen Sjoholm, Juror  |  Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA

 

2016

Your Landscape  |  Sukey Bryan, Juror  |  Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA

     AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

2015

States of Matter  |  Driftwood Salon Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

California Now: A Juried Exhibition of Clay, Glass & Enamel Art

     Beth Ann Gerstein, Mary Bayard White, Deborah Lozier, Jurors  |  Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

America’s Clayfest III  |  Tip Toland, Peter Held, Jurors  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

Southern Migration: Ruby’s @ AMOCA
     Nancy M. Servis, Juror  |  American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

Shapes and Edges  |  Charlie Barboni, Juror  |  Frances Young Gallery, Ross, CA

 

2014

Making the Everyday Unique:  Functional Clay & Glass from ACGA  |  Lafayette Art Gallery, Lafayette, CA

America’s Clayfest II  |  Candace Groot, Juror  |  Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

curriculum vitae CERAMIC SCULPTURE