2016 

Abundance (solo). Invitational. ArtNxT Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2015 

Boundless (two-person). Invitational. Barr Gallery, New Albany, IN

Timeless (two-person). Curated by Darlene Carroll. Pewabic Gallery, Detroit, MI

2011

Administered Geometry (two-person). Curated by Jill Foote-Hutton. Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

2009 

re-Collection III (two-person collaboration). Invitational. Pottery Workshop Gallery, Shanghai, China

2008 

re-Collection (two-person collaboration). Project Gallery, Standard Ceramics, Pittsburgh, PA; Juried in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

2007 

Ossuary Projects: October Series (solo, traveling exhibition). Invitational. Delta College, University Center, MI

Ossuary Projects: October Series (solo, traveling exhibition). Invitational. Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

Between (two-person). Invitational. Visual Arts and Design Center, Mott Community College, Flint, MI

Winter Dwellings (two-person). Juried by Leah Stoddard and Second Street Gallery Advisory Committee. Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2006 

Jae Won Lee and Blake Williams (two-person). Invitational. Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery, Alma College, Alma, MI

2005 

Remnants/Relics (solo). Invitational. Goodyear Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Recent Work (two-person). Rose Lehrman Art Center Gallery, Harrisburg, PA

2004 

Sustenance (solo). Fuller Project Gallery, Bloomington, IN; Invitational in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Pre-Conference

2003 

Slow Healing (solo). Gallery 114, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2002

Traces (solo). Invitational. Bry Art Gallery, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA

Liminal Recollection…Between Memory and Reality (solo). MFA Thesis Exhibition, Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2017

(*denotes exhibition catalog)

Michigan Ceramics 2017 Exhibition Juried by Richard Notkin. Valade Family Gallery, Detroit, MI

Argillaceous Earth: Contemporary Ceramics Invitational. Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, Winona, MN

2017 Materials: Hard + Soft* Juried by JoAnn Edwards. Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX

Mudlucious Invitational. Glassel Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA

2016

East Meets West (five-person). Curated by Tamar Aldrich. Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

2015

This Became That: Romantic Robots Collaborate (six-person). “Armory Expo,” Pawtucket Armory, Pawtucket, RI. Juried in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Tidal Shift: Department of Art, Art History, and Design Faculty Triennial.* Curated by Christina Chang. Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

Perspectives (five-person). Curated by Diana Pancioli. Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Michigan Ceramics 2014 (traveling exhibition). Juried by Andrea Gill. Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI

2014

Michigan Ceramics 2014 (traveling exhibition). Juried by Andrea Gill. Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Romantic Robots Return: This Became That. Invitational. Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

In Full Bloom. Invitational. Juried by Leigh Taylor Mickelson. Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2013

2013 2nd China Kaolin Grand Prix for International Ceramic Art.* Juried by an International Review Committee. Jingdezhen International Exhibition Center, Jingdezhen, China

Perspectives (five-person). Curated by Diana Pancioli and Gregory Tom. Eastern Michigan University Art Gallery, Ypsilanti, MI

Longing for Repetition: Ceramics in Multiples (Invited Artist). Juried by Heather Mae Erikson. Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO

Biota. Curated by Debbie Kupinsky and Peter Morgan. Mother Dog Studios, Houston, TX. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

HERstory. Curated by Mallory Wetherell. The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2012

No Rules: Contemporary Clay. Curated by Aaron Ott. Elmhurst Museum, Elmhurst, IL

Nineteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition.* Juried by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

A Feast of Beads Curated by Gail M. Brown Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; NCECA Concurrent Exhibition

Small Favors VII. Invitational. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Tapped 2.* Juried by Manifest Gallery. Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH

2011

Beyond Useful and Beautiful: Rethinking Domestic Craft. Curated by Anna Walker. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

Romantic Robots and Other Life Forms. Curated by Tom Pyrzewski. Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI

Lagniappe: An Exhibition of LSU Ceramics MFAs. Curated by Michaelene Walsh and Andy Shaw. Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

2011 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Biennial Exhibition* Juried by Glen R. Brown, Julia Galloway, and Arthur Gonzalez. Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

Method: Multiple. Curated by Debbie Kupinsky and Valerie Zimany. C. Emerson Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

2010

The 4th Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition.* Juried by International Review Committee. Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Gallery, Jingdezhen, China

Michigan Ceramics Art Association Juried Biennial Exhibition. Juried by Michaelene Walsh. Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

MSU Studio Art Faculty Biennial. Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

Dis/Arming Domesticity. Curated by Gail M. Brown. Duke Gallery, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Multiples of Five (five person). Organized by Casey McDonough. Amber Street Studios, Philadelphia, PA. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Atmosphere (traveling exhibition). Curated by Kimberly Greene and Merrie Wright. James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Atmosphere (traveling exhibition). Curated by Kimberly Greene and Merrie Wright. Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, NE

2009

Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition.* Juried by International Review Committee. Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Gallery, Jingdezhen, China

Michigan Mud Conference Exhibition. Invitation. Calder Art Center, Allendale, MI

Objective Affection.* BOFFO, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY

The Ohio/ Michigan Game: Teaching Ceramics. Juried by BOFFO. Pewabic Pottery Gallery, Detroit, MI

Mold Made. Curated by Norwood Viviano and Mary Fortuna. Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

Atmosphere (traveling exhibition). Curated by Kimberly Greene and Merrie Wright. H.F. Johnson Gallery, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

Multiformity (six person). Organized by Craig Clifford. Mesa College, Phoenix, AZ. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Spoon It! Fork It! Cut It Up! A Salon Show of Ceramic Implements. Curated by Gail M. BrownBaltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Obsession. Curated by Jae Won Lee and Cristen VellikyGallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

From Margin to Center: A Mixed Media Invitational (four-person). Curated by Anne GouchenourUniversity Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

2008

MSU Studio Art Faculty Biennial Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

Nature’s Survey: Contemporary Paintings and Installations (four person). Curated by Tina Sell. Piedmont Arts Association, Martinsville, VA

Relics/ Rituals (two person collaboration). Font Festival of New Trumpet Music, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

Material (four-person).Curated by Sidonie Villere and Mia KaplanJonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA. In conjunction with the New Orleans Louisiana Fired Up Ceramics Conference

2007

Visions from Voices. Curated by Brion ClinkingbeardThe Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville, KY

Storage Space. Curated by Kate Budd. SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts 2007 Clay National Biennial Exhibition.* The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft in Louisville, KY

BLUE. Curated by Jill Foote-HuttonEast Central College Gallery, Union, MO

Post Millenium Exponent* (traveling exhibition).Organized by Jen Poueymirou and Blake Williams. Barr Gallery, New Albany, IN. Juried in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

2006

Fire and Mud Statewide Ceramics Competition. Juried by Mark Chatterley. Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

Clay? Contemporary Uses of Clay. Juried by Akio Takamori, Jamie Walker, and Doug Jeck. Kirkland Arts Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA

MSU Studio Art Faculty Biennial. Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

40 Years of Clay. Invitational.Northwest Craft Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

Collaborations. Curated by Craig Clifford. Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

Clay? Contemporary Uses of Clay Kirkland Arts Center Gallery, Kirkland, WA

200

LSU Ceramics 1970-2005, Hot Stuff/ Clay Tigers (traveling exhibition). Invitational. Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA. Shaw Center Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

Women Playing With Fire. Curated by Colby Parsons. Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

12 Women. Curated by Gina Dominique. Delta College, University Center, MI

White on White* (traveling exhibition). Curated by Jae Won Lee. Sub-Basement Artist Studios, Baltimore, MD. Juried Invitational in conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

2004

White on White* (traveling exhibition). Curated by Jae Won Lee.Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI

Left Brain – Right Brain: Text in Visual Art. Invitational. Lemon Street Gallery, Kenosha, WI

Note-Think-Process (four-person).Curated by Julia Morrisroe. University Art Gallery, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

2002

MSU Studio Art Faculty Biennial. Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

Recent Ceramic Graduate Students. Juried by Pewabic Pottery Gallery. Pewabic Pottery Gallery, Detroit, MI

14th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition. Juried by Jimmy Clark. Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

2001

Stretch National Invitational. Juried by Rick Crowley and Rick Parsons. Afro-American Cultural Center, Charlotte, NC. In conjunction with the annual National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference

Ceramics 2001. Juried by John Glick. The Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

The Ninth Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National* Juried by Linda Christianson. The Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

Baton Rouge Juried Exhibition. Juried by Linda Christianson. Juried by Bill Jensen. Foster Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA 2001

2016

Kendall College of Art and Design, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI. Research lecture, critiques with students

2015

Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN. Research lecture, critiques with students

2012

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI. Research lecture, demonstrations of ceramics techniques, critiques with students

2010

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Research lecture, demonstrations on ceramics techniques, critiques with undergraduate and graduate students

2009

Michigan Mud Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. Research lecture on creative work

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI. Research lecture, critiques with undergraduate students

2008

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Research lecture, critiques with graduate students

Ohio University, Athens, OH. Public performance of Relics/Rituals and research lecture, critiques with graduate students

2007

Delta College, University Center, MI. Research Lecture

Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX. Research lecture, lecture and demonstrations on ceramics techniques including Egyptian paste workshop

Mott Community College, Visual Arts and Design Center, Flint, MI. Research lecture

2006

Alma College, Alma, MI. Research Lecture. Research lecture

2005

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. Research lecture

Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA. Research lecture, demonstrations on ceramics techniques

2004

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI. Research Lecture

2003

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ. Research lecture, demonstrations on ceramics techniques

Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI. Research lecture, demonstrations on ceramics techniques

2002

University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA. Research lecture, demonstrations on ceramics techniques

2016 – present

Featured Artist. ArtNxT Gallery: artnxt.net

2013 – present

Board Member At Large. Michigan Ceramics Art Association, Novi, MI

2009 – present

Juror for ArtAxis.org. Nationally juried and invitational website cataloging contemporary ceramics artists

2016

Museum Lecture. The Art of Jeff Blandford & Trends in Contemporary Ceramics. Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Exhibiting Artist. Invitation, Kimberly Fischer, Director of ArtNxT. Rivage Day Spa, Birmingham, MI

Invited Artist, Session V Residency: Alone Together. Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

Gallery Talk. ArtNxT, Birmingham, MI

Artist Demonstration and Talk: The Artist’s Process. Coffee & Collecting: Emerging Collector Series. ArtNxT Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2015

Gallery Talk and Studio Visits. Barr Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Artist Workshop: Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

Invited Artist: Pots on Wheels (POW!) Exhibition Fundraiser. 2015 National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference. Providence, RI

2014

Invited Artist: Pots on Wheels (POW!) Exhibition Fundraiser. Based in Winchester, MA

Invited Artist: Undergraduate Senior Seminar Skype Meeting. Presentations on Personal Research, MSU MFA Graduate Program, and Professional Development, included Q&A. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI

2011-2014

Represented Artist. Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

2013

Invited Artist: Annual Holiday Sale (Petal Confetti Series). Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2010 – 2013

Vice-President: Michigan Ceramics Association. Novi, MI

2012

Award Juror. Delta College, University Center, MI

Artist Lecture. Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

Artist Invite: Artist Residency (Host Artist). Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

2009-2010

Board Member At Large. Michigan Ceramics Art Association. Novi, MI

2010

Clay: Material Transformation (Three-person exhibition). Angie Newman Johnson Gallery, Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA

2009

Re-visit/Reveal (solo exhibition). Lower Gallery, Cranbrook Kingswood High School, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Visiting Artist:Cranbrook Kingswood High Schools, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Four public research lectures, visits with students

2008

Visiting Artist: Greater Lansing Potter’s Guild, Lansing, MI. Slide lecture on thrown and altered forms, pottery demonstrations

2007

Garden Noir. SPACES Annual Benefit & Silent Auction, Cleveland, OH

2006

On-site Award Juror. East Lansing Art Fesitval, East Lansing, MI

Jingdezhen Ceramics Museum, Jingdezhen, China

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Gallery, Jingdezhen, China

Various Private Collections

2015

Special Travel Fund Award. Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2014

Special Travel Fund Award. Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2013

Special Travel Fund Award. Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Honorable Mention Award. 2013 Second Kaolin Grand Prix for International Ceramic Art. Jingdezhen International Exhibition Center, Jingdezhen, China

2012

Special Travel Fund Award. Department of Art, Art History, and Design. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2009

College Fund for International Travel Award. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Special Foreign Travel Fund Award. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2007

Research Enhancement Award. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2006

Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant (IRGP). Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Honorable Mention Award. Fire and Mud Statewide Ceramics Competition. Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI

2004

Research and Development Grant. Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

ArtAxis.org Digital catalog of contemporary ceramics artists

Sharp, Sarah Rose. “Two Ceramicists Craft Domestic Intricacies.” Hyperallergic. 14 Oct. 2015

Sharp, Rosie. “Detroit pottery center uses ceramics to build community and push boundaries in contemporary art.” KnightBlog. 22 Sept. 2015

Bartolovic, Frederick, Zakin, Richard, Electric Kiln Ceramics: A Guide to Clays, Glazes, and Electric Kilns. Ohio: American Ceramic Society, 2015. 9, 21, 30. Print

Logan, Kristina. 1000 Beads. New York: Lark Crafts, 2014. 21, 199. Print

Marquis, Andrea, “HERstory.” Ceramics Monthly October 2013: 44-47

Willis, Emily Schroeder. “No Rules: Contemporary Clay.” Ceramics Monthly April 2013: 52-56

Miller, Chris. “Review: No Rules: Contemporary Clay/Elmhurst Art Museum.” New City Art. 30 Oct. 2012

Updike, Robin, “A Feast of Beads” Ornament Magazine 35.4 (2012): 30-31

“Exposure.” Ceramics Monthly January 2012: 18

Sorkin, Jenni, “Making Ourselves at Home.” American Craft December/ January 2012: 35

Deliso, Meredith, “The Most — and Least — Useful Items in ‘Beyond Useful’ at the Center for Contemporary Craft.” Art Attack. Houston Press Blogs, 11 Oct. 2008

“Exposure.” Ceramics Monthly March 2011: 20

Stuckman, Ralph, “Potter Asks.” Art-to-Art Palette.com November 2008

Bookhardt, D. Eric, “The Clay Menagerie.” Gambit Weekly [New Orleans, LA] 18 March 2008

Thomas, Mary, “Contemporary Clay Conference Offers Opportunities to Add Ceramic Artwork to the Home.” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 22, 2008

Young, Christopher R., “Boxes and skulls evoke similar imagery at MCC.” The Flint Journal 27 September 2007

Cosentino, Lawrence, “State ceramic show serves up sumptuous intellectual feast.” City Pulse [Lansing, MI] 26 July 2006

Kangas, Matthew, “Molding a New Generation of Ceramic Artists.” The Seattle Times, June 2006

“Beyond Boundaries.” The Morning Sun [Mount Pleasant, MI] February 2004

Berman, Laura, “Unnatural Materials.” Review [Kansas City, MO] September 2003: 60-65

2011- present

Associate Professor, Ceramics. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Aug 2014

Faculty, Week 7. Wheel Throwing Course, Critiques with Resident Students. Chautauqua Institution, School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

Dec 2014

Thesis Committee Member for Tamar Aldrich. Low-residency MFA Studio Art Program. University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Jul – Aug 2013

Wheel Throwing Course, Critiques with Resident Students. Chautauqua Institution, School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

MFA Studio Mentor for Tamar Aldrich. Low-residency MFA Studio Art Program. University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

July 2012

Faculty, Week 6 & 7. Wheel Throwing Course, Critiques with Resident Students. Chautauqua Institution, School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

July 2012

Faculty, Week 5. Wheel Throwing Course, Critiques with Resident Students. Chautauqua Institution, School of Art, Chautauqua, NY

2005 – 2011

Assistant Professor. Ceramics. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2004 – 2005

Visiting Assistant Professor. Ceramics and Sculpture. Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2004

Lecturer. Summer Ceramics. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

2002-2004

Visiting Assistant Professor. Ceramics, Sculpture, Foundations. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

2000-2002

Instructor of Record. Ceramics, Sculpture, 2D Design, 3D Design (taught one semester of each course). Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

1997 – 1999

Instructor. Ceramics (included hand building and throwing classes, instructed one class per session). Pottery Nothwest, Seattle, WA

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Concentration: Ceramics and Sculpture
MFA: Aug 2002

New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Concentration: Ceramics
BFA: Aug 1996.

Academic CV available upon request.