Education:

2013 Anderson Ranch Arts Center: Michael Sherrill, June/July
1997 MFA Otis College of Art and Design
1995 Anderson Ranch Arts Center: Ron Nagle and Richard Shaw July/August
1993-4 Otis College of Art and Design: Portfolio Year
1988-92 California State University Long Beach: Ceramic course work

Most Recent Shows:

2016 Annual Open Studio Show and Sale, Long Beach, CA, December 10
2016 Los Angeles Pottery Show, Pasadena Convention Center, February 13-14
2015 Annual Open Studio Show and Sale, Long Beach, CA, November 21
2015 Contemporary Crafts Market, Pasadena Convention Center, Nov. 13-15
2015 Otis Revisited, West Los Angeles College, September 3 – October 8
2015 Contemporary Crafts Market, Pasadena Convention Center, June 5-7
2015 Ped-a-gog-ic Clay II, Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College, Jan. 28 – Feb. 26
2015 Glass + Ceramics, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA, Nov. 1, 2014 – Jan 11, 2015
2014 Patchwork Show, Santa Ana, CA, Nov. 30
2014 Annual Open Studio Show and Sale, Long Beach, CA, November 8
2014 Contemporary Crafts Market, Pasadena Convention Center, Oct. 31- Nov. 2

Juried Shows/Exhibitions:

2013 Dining In VI: An Artful Experience, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX Aug 3 – Sept. 1
2013 Annual Open Studio Show and Sale, Long Beach, CA,  November 30, 11:00-4:00
2012 “Fifth International Small Teapot Competition and Show,” American Museum of Ceramics Arts, Pomona CA, April 14 – June 30
2010 Dining In III: An Artful Experience, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX
2010 “Form and Function: Ceramic Artists of California,” Westmont Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, November 18 – December 28
2007-8 “Orange County Contemporary Ceramics,” Vi Smith Concourse Gallery, John Wayne Airport, Thomas R. Riley Terminal, Costa Mesa, CA, October 26 – February 18
2008 “Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual,” Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA, January 12-February 24, 2008
2007 Feats of Clay XX, Gladding McBean, Lincoln California, April 28 – May 27
2006 Second International Small Teapot Show, Saddleback College Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, California, February 16 – March 9
2006 Ink and Clay 32, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Jan 17 – Feb. 25, Cal Poly, Pomona
2005 Feats of Clay XVIII, Gladding McBean, Lincoln, California,  April 23 – May 22
2005 Annual Florida Teapot Show, In Bloom Gallery, March 13 – April 26, Fort Myers, Florida
2005 The Slip-Cast Object,” Denver International Airport, January 11 – April 11, Denver, Colorado
2004-5 “The Slip-Cast Object,”  The Depot, Nov. 12 – Jan. 9 Steamboat Springs, CO, juror: Richard Notkin
2004-5 “The Naked Truth: 2004 International Juried Woodfire Exhibition,”  Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Sept. 16 – January 9, 2005, Cedar Rapids, IA jurors: Janet Mansfield, Don Reitz, Ryoji Koie
2004 Visions in Clay 2004, University of the Pacific, August 3 – Sept. 4, Stockton, CA, Juror: Robert Bradey
2004 Clay Mechanics, @ NCECA, March 17 – 20, Fort Wayne, Indiana
2004 Starbrick Clay National, Starbrick Clay, Feb. 27 – March 31, Nelsonville, Ohio
2003 AMERICANA, Burbank Municipal Gallery, Nov. 7 – Nov. 28, Burbank, CA
2003 Long Beach Museum of Art, selected for Museum Shop in conjunction with The Artful Teapot exhibit, June 22 – Sept. 14, Long Beach, CA
2003 Ashes to Art, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California,  Jan. 30 – Feb. 2
2001 Ashes to Art, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, California, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2
2001 Feats of Clay 2001,  Gladding McBean, Lincoln, California, May 5 – May 27
2000 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, selected for Museum Shop in conjunction with Color & Fire exhibit, Los Angeles, California
1997 MFA Exhibition, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA May 16 – June 14
1997 LA-LV-LA, Donna Beam Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada

Bibliography:

2013 Feature in Frankie Magazine, Issue 62, page 17, Frankie Press, Australia
2007 “The Look”, Orange County Home Magazine, January, 2007 page 36
2005 “Treasure in Earthen Vessels,” Westmont Magazine, Summer, Santa Barbara,    CA
2005  “The Slipcast Object,” Ceramics Monthly,  May, 2005, The American Ceramic Society, Westerville, Ohio
2004 Hootman, Gary et all, The Naked Truth: 2004 International Juried Wood Fire Exhibition, Cedar Rapids, IA: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.
2004 Dupree, Judith Deem, By Their Fruit, San Diego, CA: Ad Lib Christian Arts

Awards:

2006 Honorable Mention, International Small Teapot Competition
2004 A.C.T. Annual Juried Competition, 2nd Place, Artist Career Training
2001 Merit Award, Lincoln Arts Culture Foundation
1998 Public Arts Competition, First Prize, California State University, Long Beach
1997 Pasadena Art Alliance Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design
1996 Pasadena Art Alliance Scholarship, Otis College of Art and Design