School of Art + Art History
College of Fine Arts
University of Florida
P.O. Box 115801
Gainesville, Fl 32611-5801
Decorated pottery, particularly lowfire. Specialization in majolica glazing techniques.
1983 MFA Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1981 BFA Ceramics, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
Key Professional Appointments:
Elected membership International Academy of Ceramics
2009 Juror, Currents, Focus Gallery, University of FL, Gainesville, FL. Sponsored by H.O.T. Clay.
2008 Symposium panelist, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts international symposium, Shared Journeys: Chinese/American Ceramic Art and Education, panel Teaching Pedagogy, with Val Cushing, Liu Pinchang, and Juo Zahen. Jingdezhen, China.
Juror and Awards Judge, Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House, PA. Closing Speaker, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
Closing Speaker, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
2007 Curator, Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Speaking Low: Surfaces in Earthenware. Juror, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 500 Plates, Platters, and Chargers. Publication 2008.
2008-9 Selected artist, Spirit of Ceramics, video archive of significant “mature” clay artists, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Interviews to be done at NCECA conference 2008, filming proposed for 2009.
2008 University of FL 2007-8 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. One of 5 recipients.
2007 Elected to membership. International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland. University of FL College of Fine Arts Doctoral Dissertation/MFA Advisor/Mentoring Award. Recognition of Service, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, presentation at annual Gala event in honor of professional service to Clayworks. Certificate of Appreciation and Gratitude, The National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition Foundation, Incorporated.