SELECTED SHOWS + EXHIBITIONS

Ceramiche Nuove, Solo Show

La Bottega del Comune — Cortona, Italy

October  2017

 

Contact Collaborative Online Show

December 2016

 

Emerging Artist

Pottery on the Hill — Washington DC

October 2016

 

Kobo Cup Show

Seattle WA

November 2016, 2018

 

Emerging Artist

Pottery on the Hill — Washington DC

October 2015

 

Apprenticelines NCECA ‘15

www.apprenticelines.org

 

Group Show with Richard Truckle, Mieko Sagasaki, and Lucie Brisson

Noritake

Nagoya, Japan
May  2013

 

First Works, Solo Show

Tokoname, Japan
May 2010
 

RESIDENCIES

Artist in Residence

Penland School of Craft - Penland, NC

September 2018 to present

Summer Resident

Archie Bray Foundation - Helena Montana

May - September 2018

 

Artist in Residence

University of Georgia — Cortona, Italy
February 2017 – December 2017

Short Term Resident Artist

STARworks Ceramics — Star, NC
September 2016 – January 2017
  

TEACHING

Visiting Artist

Appalachian State University — Boone, NC
October 2016
Demonstrations,Slide Lectures, Student critiques and Q & A
 

CERAMIC TRAINING

Apprentice

Michael Hunt & Naomi Dalglish, Bandana Pottery — Bandana, NC
November 2013 – July 2016
Full Time Apprentice in a production pottery.  Intensive on the job training.  Dug local clay and processed it.  Milled local rock and feldspar for glazes.   Assisted in making  production work.  Loaded and fired kilns.  Assisted with workshops and many national exhibitions.   During this time developed my own work and began cultivation of my  market.
 

Assistant

Dan Finnegan Pottery — Fredericksburg, VA
January 2011 – October 2013
Assisted long standing studio potter in material processing, wood firings, as well as retail work at many national exhibition.  Assisted with kiln building and kiln building workshops.  During this time I studied wood-fired slip ware intensively and developed my own work.
 

Assistant

Winchcombe Pottery — Gloucestershire, England
June 2010 – October 2010
Mixed and processed clay, prepared wood kiln fuel, assisted in wood and gas kiln firings,  maintained a clean studio, made the tea and performed gallery duties for a historic production pottery.

Student

Mieko Sagasaki and Richard Truckle — Tokoname, Japan
March 2010 – May 2010
Initiated my education with wheel thrown forms, material processing, wood and gas kiln firing.  Assisted with a national gallery exhibition and gained a first hand knowledge of local Japanese ceramics.
 

EDUCATION

B.A. English

Belmont Abbey — Belmont, NC
1997 – 2001
 

REPRESENTATION

Penland Gallery, Penland, NC

American Folk Gallery — Asheville, NC

Gallery At Flat Rock — Flat Rock, NC

Archie Bray Foundation — Helena, MT

Details Gallery — Landrum, SC

STARworks Gallery — Star, NC