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Carrie Anne Parks
809 Brynwood Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415
caparks@epbfi.com


CURRENT POSITION                          Studio Artist

                                                             Adjunct Instructor, Handbuilding Courses, Scenic City Clay Arts, Chattanooga, TN, since February 2017
    
                                                             Professor of Art and Design, 1982-2015
                                                             Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                             Teaching Areas: ceramics, sculpture, drawing, and 3-D design.  

 

EDUCATION                                        M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, May 1981. Area of Concentration: Ceramic Sculpture

                                                             Apprenticeship with potter Takeo Sudo, Mashiko, Japan 1977 - 1978

                                                             B.F.A., Wesleyan College, Macon, GA, May 1976. Majors: Ceramics and Drawing

 

FURTHER STUDY                               Digital Media Course, Alma College, May 2003
                                                            Technology Workshops, Alma College, June 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008    
                                                            Blacksmithing Workshop, May 1999, with Terry Baillargeon, Alma, MI    
                                                            Blacksmithing Workshop, July 1998, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
                                                            Raku Firing Workshop, June 1992, Ox-Bow School, Saugatuck, MI
                                                            Bronze Casting Course, September - December 1985, Central Michigan University, Mt.  Pleasant, MI
                                                            Welding Course, June - August 1982, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, TN
                                                            Printmaking Workshop, January - May 1979, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
                                                            Weaving Workshop, July 1973, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

 

GRANTS/AWARDS                             Arts Midwest/NEA Regional Visual Arts Fellowship Award, 1993-94
                                                            Faculty Barlow Award, Alma College, 2009 and 2015   
                                                            Posey Award for Faculty Excellence, Alma College, 2001
                                                            Lilly Grant for Teaching, Alma College, 1990
                                                            Crafts Department Fellowship, VCU, 1980 - 81 

 

MEMBERSHIPS                                  Michigan Ceramic Artists’ Association (current)
                                                           Tile Heritage Foundation (current)
                                                           National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts (current)
                                                           International Sculpture Center
                                                           American Crafts Council
                                                           Mid-America College Art Association
                                                           Artist-Blacksmiths Association of North America
                                                           Michigan Artist Blacksmiths’ Association


      
LISTINGS                                           Visual Artists Fellowship Archive, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

 

 

EXHIBITIONS/ JURIED SHOWS

The Art of Being Southern, The Johnson Center for the Arts, Troy, AL, 2017 (Juror's Award)

Handmade Here 2017, Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga, TN, 2017 (Best in Show Award)

Ceramic Tile 2016, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2016

Handmade Here, Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga, TN, 2016

Michigan Ceramics 2014, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI (October 17 – December 30, 2014);
     Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI (January 24 – May 16, 2015)

20th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX , 2014
     (April 11 – June 29, 2014)

History In The Making: Ceramic Traditions, Contemporary Objects, Firehouse Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2013

Michigan Ceramics 2012, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, 2012
Fifth International Small Teapot Exhibition, Museum of American Ceramics, Pomona, CA, 2012  (Honorable Mention)
19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, 2012

Feats of Clay XXIV 2011, Lincoln Arts and Cultural Foundation, Lincoln, CA, 2011
22nd Annual Teapot Exhibit, Chiaroscuro Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2011

Regional Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Marshall Fredericks Museum, Saginaw, 2010
Michigan Ceramics 2010, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2010  (Award of Merit)

32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 2009 (Award of Merit) 

19th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2008

18th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2007

Great Lakes Drawing Biennial ’06, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2006
17th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2006

The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju Crafts Hall, Cheongju, Korea, 2005  (Special Citation)
16th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2005
Border to Border National Drawing Exhibition, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, 2005

15th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, 2004   (Tile Prix Premo Awawrd)
15th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2004

Bradley National Print And Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, 2003 (Purchase Award)                                                                                                                      

Clay National Exhibition, (March 27 – 22, Exhibition concurrent with the National Council on
     Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference, San Diego, CA, March 12 – 15, 2003)
14th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, Il (Apr. 10 – May 16, 2003)

MPA 2002 Ceramics Show, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, Oct. 18 – November 15, 2002;
     Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI, Dec. 8, 2002 – March 2, 2003
Earth in Balance: A Regional Clay Competition, Rosewood Gallery, Kettering, OH, 2002 (Award of Excellence)
13th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 2002

The 2nd Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju Arts Hall, Cheongju, Korea, 2001  (Special Selection Award)
Border to Border 8: National Drawing Competition, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN, 2001
12TH Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL 2001                                                                                                                                                                           

Michigan Ceramics 2000, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI; Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI; Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI, October 2000 – March 2001
Spaces: Interior and Exterior, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
11th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, 2000 

Crafts National 33, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA, 1999                                                                                                                                                            

 1999 National Ceramic Competition, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, AL, 1999
Michigan Ceramics ‘98/99, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI; Grand Valley State University,
     Allendale, MI; and Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, Sept. 1998 – June 1999

Tiles, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 1998
Twelfth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, TX, 1998
9th Annual Teapot Show, The Oconomowoc Gallery, Oconomowoc, WI and Chiaroscuro Galleries, Chicago, IL, 1998

Creating Women, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, 1997

Fifth Biennial Regional Juried Exhibition, Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, IL, 1996

Monarch National Ceramic Competition, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, AL, 1995
10th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, TX, 1995                                                                                                                      

 Michigan Ceramics '95, Habitat-Shaw Gallery, Pontiac, MI, 1995 (Award of Merit)
Clay Does It All National Competitive Exhibition, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 1995

Crafts National 28, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 1994

Drawings Coast to Coast, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, MD, 1993

7th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, TX, 1992
American Drawing Biiennial III, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA, 1992
Rutgers National '92 Works on Paper, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, 1992

Works in Clay VII, Wichita Falls Museum, Wichita Falls, TX, 1991 (First Place Award )
Fifth Annual Great Lakes Show, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1991 (Second Place Award)
Figurative Clay: National Juried Exhibition, Georgia State University Art Gallery, Atlanta, 1991
Great Lakes States Works of Clay, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 1991
Fifth Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1991
Cimarron National Works on Paper, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1991
6th Greater Midwest International Exhibition, Central Missouri State University, Warensburg, 1991

Drawing 1990, Brigham Young University Gallery, Provo, UT, 1990
American Drawing Biennial II, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1990
20th National Works on Paper Exhibition, Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minot State University, ND, 1990
Great Lakes States - Works on Paper, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI, 1990
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, MI, 1990  (Honorable Mention)

Greater Midwest International IV, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, 1989
Realism, Pontiac Art Center, Pontiac, MI, 1989

Rutgers National Works on Paper 87/88, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ, 1988 (Purchase Award) 
15th Biennial Michiana Regional, South Bend Art Center, South Bend, IN, 1988

National Biennial Drawing Competition, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, TN 1987
Chicago and Vicinity Clay VI, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1987
Midwest Drawing Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Artspace, Fort Wayne, IN, 1987 (Award) 
The Anderson Winter Show, Anderson Fine Arts Center, Anderson, IN, 1987
29th Mid-Michigan Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, 1987

Chicago and Vicinity Clay V, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1986
7th Annual Auburn Works on Paper Exhibition, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, 1986  (Purchase Award )
Midwest Regional Works on Paper Competition, Kendall School of Design, Grand Rapids, MI, 1986                                                                                                              

Positive/Negative II, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1986  (Second Place Award)
Juried Alumnae Art Exhibit, East Gallery, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA, 1986, (Award of Merit)

22nd University of Delaware Biiennial, University of Delaware Gallery, Newark, DE, 1985 (Award Of Merit )
Clemson National Drawing and Print Exhibition, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 1985  (Purchase Award )
Michigan Fine Arts Exhibition, Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, MI, 1985
National Works on Paper, 100% Realart Gallery, Spokane, WA, 1985 (Award)
6th Michigan Artists Competition, The Art Center of Battle Creek, Battle Creek, MI, 1985
14th Print and Drawing Exhibition, Dakota Northwestern University, Minot, ND, 1984

25th Mid-Michigan Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, 1983 (Award)
Drawings, Collage, Assemblage, Brainerd Art Gallery, State University College, Potsdam, NY, 1983
6th All-Michigan Drawing Competition, Central Michigan University Gallery, Mt.  Pleasant, MI, 1983
Watkins Institute Drawing Exhibition, Parthenon Gallery, Nashville, TN, 1978
Hunter Annual Juried Exhibition, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN, 1974 (First Place Award)

 

INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

One Year Anniversary Show for Members and Faculty, Scenic City Clay Arts, Chattanooga, TN, March 2018

Tennesse Craft Southeast Chapter Members' Show, Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga, TN, June 2017

Opening Exhibit for Members' and Faculty, Scenic City Clay Arts, Chattanooga, TN, 2017

Tennessee Craft Southeast Chapter Members' Show, Chattanooga Workspace, Chattanooga, TN, 2016

For The Love Of Animals, The Clay Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2014 

Presenters’ Exhibition, MCAA Conference, Delta College Art Center, University Center, MI, (October 2013)
Solo Show: Ceramic Sculptures and Drawings, Munroe Gallery, Albion College, Albion, MI, 2013
On the Road Again: Teapot Show, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, 2013
 
Something To Crow About, Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, June – 
     December 2012; Delmarva Discovery Center, Pocomoke, MD, March – May 2013
Women With A(rt) Purpose, Gallery 515, Clare, MI, 2012

Fable Into Form, Baber Room, Charles V. Park Library, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2010

Steeped in Tradition: 22nd Annual Teapot Show, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI (November 2009)
Presenters’ Exhibition, Handmade Tiles and Mosaics Conference, Edina Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2009
The Ohio-Michigan Game: Teaching Ceramics, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2009

Steeped in Tradition: 20th Annual Teapot Show, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 2007
Domesticizing: Interior and Exterior Relations, Works by Wendy Walgate and Carrie Anne Parks, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2007

Laying the Foundation: American Art Tile, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, 2005
Michigan Mud 2005: Visions From the Fire, Albion College, Albion, MI, 2005

Michigan Contemporary Ceramics Invitational, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI, 2004
Remarkable Women Exhibition, Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, 2004

Locale, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 2003
Tiles on the Edge, Centennial Exhibition, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2003
17th Annual Teapot Show, Arianna Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 2003

Eccentric Objects, Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, MI, 2002

Artists' Tiles: Beyond Tradition, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 2001  
Figure/Figurine, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2001

Steeped in Tradition: the Contemporary Teapot, Arianna Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 2000
Two Person Show: Kent Kirby and Carrie Anne Parks, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, 2000

Let It Pour: Teapots Large and Small, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, 1999

Eleventh Annual Teapot Exhibition, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 1998

Form From Fragment: Four Contemporary Tile Makers, South West Crafts Center, San Antonio, TX, 1997

10th Annual Teapot Show, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 1996
Solo Show, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, 1996
Sculpture 1996: Michigan Faculty Artists, University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 1996
Two Person Show: Carrie Anne Parks and Kent Kirby, Bobbitt Visual Arts Center, Albion College, Albion, MI, 1996

Private Views: Works on Paper, Carrie Anne Parks and Kent Kirby, Saginaw Valley State University
     Art Gallery, Saginaw, MI 1995

SOFA (Sculpture, Objects, Functional Art) Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 1995

Three Person Show, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL, 1994

Figurative Clay (Three Person Show with Mark Chatterly, Susan Beiner), Adrian College Gallery, Adrian, MI, 1993

Beyond Tradition (Two Person Show), Objects Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1992
Chicago International New Art Forms Exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 1992

Joint Ventures, UAW - GM Human Resource Center, Auburn Hills, MI, 1989

Chicago Now, South Bend Art Center, South Bend, IN, 1988
Sculpture and Drawings (Solo Show), Creative Arts Gallery, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 1988

Path (Solo Show), Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 1984
Drawing with Space: Invitational Exhibition, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, 1984
Drawings (Solo Show), Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, 1984

8th Michigan Biennial Invitational Exhibition, Kresge Art Gallery, Michigan State University,  East Lansing, MI, 1983

Ceramic Sculpture and Drawings (Solo Show), The College of Wooster Art Gallery, Wooster, OH, 1982

Dwelling (Graduate Thesis Exhibition), Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA, 1981

Celebration (Student and Faculty Invitational), Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA, 1980

Annual Exhibition - Takeo Sudo and Students, Matsuzakaya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1977

Special Spaces: Students' Sculpture Show, East Gallery, Wesleyan College, Macon, GA, 1976

 

ALMA COLLEGE

Faculty Biennial Exhibitions, Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma College, 1982, '84, '86, '88, '90, '92, '94
 ‘96, ‘98, 2000, ’02, ’04, ’06, ’08, '10, ’12, ‘14

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

BOOKS

Hale, Julie, ed. 500 Figures In Clay Volume 2. Lark Books, 2014 ( photographs, Migration p. 244 and Doctors’ Doll: Muscular System p. 172)

Pozo, Angelica. 500 Tiles, Lark Books, (January 2008) (photographs on pp. 232, 382-383)

Meilach, Dona Z., Teapots: Makers and Collectors, Schiffer Publishing, 2005 (photograph on page 93)

Pozo, Angelica, et. al., The Penland Book of Ceramics. Lark Books. Spring 2003. (photograph on p. 17)

King, Peter. Architectural Ceramics for the Studio Potter. Lark Books, Fall 1999. (photograph on p. 22)

Peters, Lynn. Surface Decoration for Low-Fire Ceramics, Lark Books, Spring 1999. (photograph on p. 126)

Rich, Chris, ed., The Ceramic Design Book, Lark Books, Fall 1998. (photograph on p. 81) 

Clayton, Peirce, The Clay Lover's Guide to Making Molds, Lark Books, Spring 1998. (photograph on p. 60)

Triplett, Kathy, Handbuilt Ceramics,  Lark Books, Spring 1997. ( photographs on pp. 23 and 141)

Giorgini, Frank, Handmade Tiles, Lark Books, 1994. (photographs on pp. 24 and 113)

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Barry Courter. "Tennesse Craft Creates Regional Chapter Here". Chattanooga Times Free Press. July 3, 2017.

       (photograph of At Home With a Black Bird)

Tack, Daniel. “Leading by Example”. Accents (Alma College Alumni Magazine). Issue 3, Fall 2013

Taylor, Joe. “Performance Scores for Alma College”. Tile Heritage Foundation E-News Summer 2013. July, 2013  (photographs of Eddy Music Building Tiles)

White, Sue. “New Marshall Fredericks Exhibition Spins Visual Energy”. Saginaw News. March 15, 2010. 
        (photograph of Migration)

Author Unknown. “Domesticizing: Interior/Exterior Relations“. Ceramics Monthly. March 2007. (photograph on page 26)

Parks, Carrie Anne. “26th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition”. Journal of the Print World. Winter 2007.

Parks, Carrie Anne. “25th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition”. Journal of the Print World. Winter 2006.

Parks, Carrie Anne. “24th Annual Alma College Statewide Print Competition”. Journal of the Print World. Spring 2005.

Parks, Carrie Anne. “Henry Tanaka”. Ceramics Monthly. March 2004, p. 16.

Parks, Carrie Anne. “23rd Annual Alma College Statewide Print Exhibition”. Journal of the Print World. Volume1, Winter 2004.

Parks, Carrie Anne. “Kent Kirby and Collotype”. The Journal of the Print World. Volume 4, Fall 2003.

Parks, Carrie Anne, "Artist's Statement", Tile Heritage Journal, Vol. 11, No. 2, Fall 1995. (photograph)

Jones, Vanessa E., "Clay Does It All", The Memphis Commercial Appeal, March 31, 1995. (photograph)

Independent Publishers' Catalog, Fall 1994. (color photograph on cover, Legumes)

"Carrie Anne Parks", Ceramics Monthly, 41, March 1993. (photograph)

Gleason, Amy Brower, "7th Wichita Falls National", Ceramics Monthly, 40, 1992, pp. 25 - 27.  (photograph)

Leonard, Paula Blume, "Figurative Clay: a National juried Exhibition", The Art Papers Nov. - Dec.,1991. (photograph)

"Flood was Inspiration for Alma Prof s Exhibit", The Morning Sun.  October 15, 1988. (photograph)

Donohoe, Victoria, "Drawing Exhibition Has a Personal Touch", The Philadelphia Enquier, March 19, 1988.

Ryniak, Jackie, "Art Works Capture Turmoil", CMU Life, January 22, 1988.

Martineau, Janet I., "Flood of 1986 Inspires Artist", Saginaw News January 14, 1988.

Parks, Carrie Anne, "Functional Ware at Alma College", Ceramics Monthly.  May 1987.

"Boundaries", The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, March 6, 1987. (photograph)
Mead, Diane, "Sketchbook", Macon Telegraph and News, November 9, 1986.
Hawkins, Margaret, "Trends in Clay Show Fit Mold", Chigago Sun Times, May 16, 1986.

Cope, Penelope Bass, "Expanded Horizons: Wider Eligibility Improves University Delaware Show", Sunday News
     Journal.  January 19, 1986.

"Path Across a River"(Cover Drawing), Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibition Catalog Spring 1985.

Carter, Susan, "Clay Invitational Place of Introspection, Discovery", Midland Daily News, March 10, 1984.

"Five Area Artists Display Works at Midland Show", The Morning Sun, October 28, 1983.

Spitler, Clare, "Eighth Michigan Biennial Art Show", Ann Arbor News, March 27, 1983.

Smith-Shafts, Karen, "Carrie Anne Parks: Ceramic Sculpture and Drawings", Dialogue, Sept.-Oct. 1982.
Edmonds, John, "A Round Peg in a Square Hole", The Commonwealth Times, September 23-29, 1980.
"The Eight Faces of Carrie Anne", The Atlanta Joumal.  May 8, 1975.

Ozmer, Marianne, "Annual Area Show Full of Vibrant New Life, Work", Chattanooga Times, November 3, 1974.

 

VISITING ARTIST/SPEAKER/JUROR

Demonstrator - "Face Tiles", Hamilton County Art Teachers' In-Service Day, Scenic City Clay Arts, Chattanooga, TN, January 5, 2018

Presenter, Michigan Ceramic Art Association Conference, Delta College, University Center, MI, October 2013
Juror, Jack Pine Conference Student Art Competition, Gallery 515, Clare, MI, Spring 2013
Juror, 2013 Art Scholarship Alert Competition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, March 2013

Juror, Sculptures for Discovery Art Contest, Discovery Museum, Mt. Pleasant, MI, Summer 2011

Presenter, Regional Handmade Tiles and Mosaics Conference, Edina Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, September 18-20, 2009                                                                                   

Visiting Artist, Tile Mural Project, 2nd Grade Classes, Mayfield Elementary School, Cleveland, TN, April 2009

Juror, Social Discourse Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2008

Presenter, Michigan Mudd Conference, Albion College, Albion, MI, October 7, 2005
Juror, Art Scholarship Alert Competition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, May 2005
Juror, Annual Student Art Competition, Newago County Community Services Gallery, Fremont, MI, 2005

Juror, Adrian College Student Show, Fall 2002 (Slide Lecture, October 17, 2002)

Tilemaking Workshop Leader, Hillcrest School’s Science Day, Alma, MI, January 2001

Juror, Annual Small Colleges Art Competition, Adrian College, February 1998

Visiting Artist, Pine Avenue School, Alma, MI, May 1997
Visiting Artist, Senior Show Critique, Adrian College, Adrian, MI, April 1997

Panel Member, "Small College Art Departments: Realistic Problems and Solutions", Mid-America College Art Association Conference,                                                          

      Indianapolis, IN, October 1995

Tile Painting Workshop for Summer Reading Group, Seville Township Library, July 1995                                                                                                                                                 

Slide Talk (with Kent Kirby), "Herculaneum and Pompeii", Gratiot County Historical Society, June 1995                                                                                                                            

Slide Talk, "Grandmothers: Four Artists" for Alma College Women's Advisory Council, April 1995

Visiting Artist, Central Michigan University, Mt.  Pleasant, MI, November 1994, March 1999 

Presenter, Michigan Mud Conference, Oakland Community College, Royal Oak, MI, October 1994                                                                                                                        

 Opening Speaker, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, September 1994
Juror, 13th Annual All-Media Show, Left Bank Gallery, Flint, MI, April 1994

Visiting Artist, Delta College, Bay City, MI, November 1993
Visiting Artist and Juror for Student Show, Morehead State University, Morehead, MN, May 1993
Juror, Women’s Work, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI, March 1993

Juror, Area Artists' Exhibition, Creative Arts Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt.  Pleasant, MI, January 1992

Visiting Artist, Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI, October 1989

 

PUBLIC TILE WORKS                                    Eddy Music Building, Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                                       Hillcrest Elementary School, Alma, MI
                                                                       Heather Room, Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                                       Clack Art Center, Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                                       Pine Avenue School, Alma, MI
                                                                       Dow Science Center (with sculpture students), Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                                       Mayfield Elementary School (with Susan Parks), Cleveland, TN


SELECTED  COLLECTIONS                         The Tile Heritage Foundation, Healdsburg, CA
                                                                      Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
                                                                      Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
                                                                      Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
                                                                      Clemson University, Clemson, SC
                                                                      Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, MI
                                                                      Alma College, Alma, MI
                                                                      Edwin Slipek, Richmond, VA
                                                                      Virginia Commonealth University, Richmond, VA
                                                                      Hope Palmer, Huntington Woods, MI
                                                                      Frank Piku, Grosse Point Woods, MI
                                                                      Ann Kuffler, Royal Oak, MI
                                                                      Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
                                                                      The Kamms, Los Angeles, CA
                                                                      Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                                                                      Ellen Johnson, Bethlehem, PA


PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT                          Adjunct Faculty, Department of Crafts Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Summer 1981.
                                                                     Graduate Teaching Assistant, VCU Department of Crafts, August 1979 - May 1981.
                                                                     

                                                                     Draftsman, Tennessee Valley Mapping Chattanooga, TN, 1976 - 1977; 1978 - 1979; 1981 - 1982.