Résumé

EDUCATION

Notkin Moldmaking Institute, Helena, MT, 2011

Center for Creative Imaging, Camden Maine, 1993

Shigaraki Center for Ceramic Studies, Shigaraki, Japan, 1991

MFA in Ceramics, The University of Michigan, 1972

BFA in Ceramics, The University of Michigan, 1969

Centro Internazionale di Ceramica, Rome, Italy, 1980-81

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1975-77

Summer Study, The University of Wisconsin, 1968

Diploma, Interlochen Arts Academy , 1966

 

CURRENT APPOINTMENT

Professor of Art, the Residential College and the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Director, The University of Michigan Honors Program in Florence, Spring 2007
Director, The University of Michigan Program in Florence, Winter Programs 2003, 2007
Director, The University of Michigan Program in Florence, Summer Programs 2001, 2002

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Associate Professor of Art, the Residential College and the School of Art & Design,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004–2012

Lecturer III in Art, The Residential College, The University of Michigan, 1972-2004
Lecturer in Art, The University of Michigan Program in Florence, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003
Director, Residential College Art Gallery, 2000-2002, 2004-2006 (Rotating Directorship)

Visiting Instructor, Interlochen Center for the Arts , 2001

Director, Residential College Art Program, (Rotating Directorship), 1972-Present

Academic Advisor, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan, 1986–1996

Academic Advisor, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Michigan, 1986-1996
Instructor in Ceramics, The Ann Arbor Potters Guild, 1984-85, 1971
Instructor in Drawing, Artspace, Ann Arbor, MI  1982-83
Instructor in Drawing, Adrian College, Adrian, MI 1970-71

 

RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS

Artist in Residence, Azule, Hot Springs, NC, 2017

Artist in Residence, Glen Arbor Art Association, Glen Arbor, MI, 2015

Resident Artist, Jingdezhen Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China, 2011

Notkin Moldmaking Institute, Helena, MT, 2011

Artist in Residence, Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark 2011

Resident Artist, The Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011

Visiting Artist, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2010
Resident Artist, Banff Center for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2006
Visiting Artist, Istituto Statale d’Arte, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy 2003
Visiting Artist, Art Amane, Kunitomi, Japan, 1997
Artist in Residence, Miyazaki International College, Miyazaki, Japan, 1996-7
Guest Artist and Critic, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 1995

Center for Creative Imaging, Camden Maine, 1993
Ceramic Constructions, Ox-Bow, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1992

Shigaraki Center for Ceramic Studies, Shigaraki, Japan, 1991

Instructor and Visiting Artist, Pewabic Pottery, 1989
Sculpture and Clay Workshop, Interlochen Arts Academy, 1982
Clay Workshop, Labro Pro-Loco, (Rieti, Italy), 1981

Centro Internazionale di Ceramica, Rome, Italy, 1980-81
Guest Artist, Louisiana State University, 1978
Porcelain Workshop, The Ann Arbor Collaborative, 1978
Porcelain Workshop, The Ann Arbor Potters Guild, 1977

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1975-77

 

SELECTED SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Hidden Worlds, Solo Exhibition, Alden P. Dow Gardens, Midland, MI, 2017

Hidden Worlds, Solo Exhibition, Matthei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor MI, 2016

Botanica Ceramica, Botanical Center of Providence, RI, 2015

Faculty Exhibitions, The University of Michigan School of Art and Design, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004

“(re)PRODUCE)d,”  Solo Exhibition, The Residential College Art Gallery, University of Michigan,2011

“(re)PRODUCE)er,”  Solo Exhibition, The CC Gallery, Jingdezhen, China, 2011

“(re)PRODUCTION,” Solo Exhibition, The Apple Gallery, Skælskør, Denmark, 2011
31st and 33rd Annual Small Works National Exhibitions, Harper College, Palatine, IL , 2011, 2009

“Biomorphography,”  ARC Gallery,  Chicago, IL  2011

DaLian International Exhibition of Small Sculpture, DaLian, China, 2010
“Creators Collect,” The University of Michigan School of Art and Design, 2010
“Resonance,” Dual Exhibition with Larry Cressman, Stubitz Gallery, Adrian, MI, 2010
“Material Matters,” Chelsea River Gallery, Chelsea, MI 2010
 “The Michigan-Ohio Game,” Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 2009
Invitational Exhibition, Interlochen Center for the Arts, 2009
31st Annual Small Works National Exhibition, Harper College, Palatine, IL, 2009
Matrix Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI 2008
River Gallery Group Exhibition, Chelsea, MI 2008
Clay 10 at the River Gallery, Chelsea, MI 2006
"Oneiric Artifacts", The Residential College Art Gallery, University of Michigan, 2007

Solo Exhibitions, Residential College Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007, 2002, 1998
Guest Artist, The Washington Street Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 2005
“Sound Madness”, The Banff Centre for the Arts,  2005
“Gifts of Art”, University of Michigan Hospitals, 2004
"Body Language", The Residential College Art Gallery, University of Michigan, 2003
Exhibition of Works in Progress, the Banff Centre for the Arts, Alberta, Canada 2001
"Clay/10 Again", BBAA, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2001
Center for Research on Women in Gender, Lane Hall, 2000-2001
"Out the Fire" Ceramics Invitational, Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, 2000
Italian Influences/American Artists, The Ann Arbor Art Center, 1999
"Secret Spaces of Childhood," University of Michigan, 1998
University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998
Solo Exhibition, Gallery Kuu, Miyazaki, Japan, 1997
Clay/Society/Culture:  Art and the World Wide Web, 1996

Michigan Potters Association Juried Exhibitions, various venues, 1995, 1991, 1989, 1983
Solo Exhibition, Rebecca Berman Pelletier Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995

Solo Exhibition, Ubu Gallery, Venice, Italy, 1994
Invitational Exhibition, Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI, 1994

"Race and Gender", Rutgers University School of Art, New Brunswick, NJ, 1994

"Race and Gender", Raritan Valley Community College, N. Branch, NJ, 1994

Clay/10, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI 1993, 1989
Solo Exhibition, Gallery Four Fourteen, Ann Arbor, MI, 1992

Group Exhibitions, Pewabic Pottery: Detroit, MI, 1992, 1991, 1989, 1980, 1979, 1978

National Cup Exhibition, Artworks Gallery, Seattle, WA, 1991
"Artists Respond", Henry Ford Community College, 1992
Great Lakes State Works of Clay, Buckham Fine Arts Project, Flint, MI, 1991
"Artists Choose Artists", Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI 1991

"Earthen VI", "Earthen VII", The Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI  1989, 1991

Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, 1990, 1991

"Clay Viewpoint", Delta College, Midland, MI, 1990
Clay/10, The Machine Shop, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Slusser Gallery, U-M School of Art, 1990
Lafayette Art Association, Lafayette, LA 1989
2-Person Exhibition, The Quorum Gallery, Mackinac Island, MI 1989
"The Drinking Vessel:  Cups by 50 American Ceramists", Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 1989
Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1988

Clay/10 Annual Exhibitions, Various Venues, 1988, 1987, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981
Eastern Michigan University, 1987
"Women and Memory", 1986-87, Rackham Galleries, Detroit Artist Market
Ann Arbor Potters Guild Anniversary Exhibition, 1985
NCECA Exhibition at St. Louis Conference, 1985
The University of Michigan Art Alumni, Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI 1984
Solo Exhibition, Stubnitz Gallery, Adrian College, Adrian, MI, 1984
Detroit Focus Gallery, 1983
Dimensions in Art, Lansing, MI  1983

Alumni Exhibition, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, M1, 1993

Ann Arbor Art Association Ceramics Invitational, 1982

Solo Exhibition, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, MI 1982

Polly Friedman Gallery:  Lansing, MI, 1982
Labro Pro-Loco:  Rieti, Italy, 1981
Solo Exhibition, Gallery Renaissance:  Detroit, MI, July 1980
Women's Work in Clay, Marygrove College:  Detroit, MI, February 1980
NCECA Conference Exhibition:  Michigan Alumni, Union Gallery:  Ann Arbor, MI, March 1980
Garden Exhibitions, Detroit Artists Market June 1979, July 1980
"The Enchanted Object", Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Association:  Birmingham, MI, March 1980


COLLECTIONS

The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009

 

MAJOR INSTALLATIONS

Koo ‘Foundation Sunyat Sen Cancer Center, Taipei, Taiwan, 2010
Residence of Governor Jennifer Grandholm and First Gentleman Daniel Mulhern:  Lansing, MI
Children’s Hospital of Detroit, 2005
Taubman Medical Center, The University of Michigan Hospital, 2004

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, 2011
Dean's Fund for Research Abroad, School of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, 2006, 2010, 2011
Dean's Fund for Research Abroad, School of Art and Design, University of Michigan, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011

Rackham Graduate School, The University of Michigan, Travel Grant, 2006

Lecturer's Professional Development Grants, University of Michigan, 1997, 1999, 2003

Dean's Development Grants, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan, 1997, 1999, 2001
University of Michigan, Office of the Vice President for Research, 1993, 1998
Grant for Research in Japan, University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies, 1996
Grant for Research in Japan, Univ. of Mich. Institute for Research on Women and Gender, 1996

Award for Teaching Excellence, The University of Michigan, 1995
Merit Award, Michigan Potters Association, 1995
University of Michigan, International Institute, grant for study and travel in Japan, 1991
Great Lakes States Works Of Clay, 1991
Individual Design Grant in Architectural Ceramics, The National Endowment for the Arts, 1983
Creative Artist Grant, Michigan Council for the Arts, 1982-83
Fulbright-Hays Grant for Study abroad in Architectural Ceramics, (Italy), 1980-81

 

SELECTED MEDIA, PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Residential College Chatauqua, 2016
“Stalking Immortality,” Jeff Mortimer, Michigan Today, 2016

“The Power of Observation” in Studio Potter, v. 42, Spring 2014

Public Lecture:“Influences and Investigations,” The Pottery Workshop Lecture Series, Jingdezhen, China, 2011

Public Lecture: “Sculptural Development through Ceramic Process,” The International Center for Ceramic Research, Guldagergaard, DK, 2011

Lecture: “Architectural Ceramics And Sculpture In Italy,” The Alumni Association of the
University of Michigan Italy Tour, 2011
Lecture: “The Development of Maiolica in Italy,” The Alumni Association of the
University of Michigan Italy Tour, 2011
Lecture: “Italian Influence on Artistic Projects,” Tainan National University of the Arts,
Tainan, Taiwan, 2010
Lecture: “The Use of Ceramic Art for Cancer Patients and their Families,” Sunyat Sen
Cancer Center, Taipei, 2010
“Material Matters,” Artist's Gallery Talk, Chelsea River Fine Art, Chelsea, MI, 2010
Slide Presentation, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada, 2006
Slide Presentation, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada, 2005

“I Compianti sul Christo Morto:  Large-Scale figurative Terra Cottas in 15th Century Northern Italy”, presented at the National Conference on Education in the Ceramic Arts  (and published in the NCECA Journal), 2005
"Michigan Potters" - Studio Potter, 2002
Slide Presentations, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2001
"Women Potters of Kyushu"—Visualize, The University of Michigan School of Art and Design, 1998
"An Artist's Year in Japan", Lecture at the University of Michigan Residential College, 1998
"Marie Woo:  Conscious Unselfconsciousness"--Ceramics Art and Perception, 1996
Piepenburg, Robert.  The Spirit of Clay  (Farmington Hills, MI, The Pebble Press) 1996
"Contemporary Women Ceramists in Japan"---NCECA Journal, 1995
"Ceramic Vessels and Corporeal Origins"---Dimensions 9, Univ. of Mich. School of Architecture, 1995
"Toward a Unified Theory of Craft"---Studio Potter, 1994
"Criticizing the Critics Criticizing the Critics"---NCECA Journal, 1994
"A Life in Clay:  Susanne and John Stephenson"---Ceramics Art and Perception, 1994
Panel Discussion, "Contemporary Craft and its Context"---American Craft Council, Detroit, MI , 1994
Lecture: "Clay and the Body Politic"---Women and the Craft Arts, Washington, D. C., 1993
"The Ceramic Narrative:  Old Format, New Stories"---NCECA Journal, 1993
"Crossing a Line"---The Ann Arbor News, December 16, 1992
"Susanne and John Stephenson"--Exhibition Catalogue, Grand Valley State University, 1992
"The Ceramic Narrative"(panel)--National Conference on Education in the Ceramic Arts, 1992
"Graham Marks" --Ceramics Art and Perception, 1992
"Reflections on the Feminist Aesthetic"--Studio Potter, 1992
"Gender and Aesthetics"--National Conference in Education in the Ceramic Arts, 1991
"John Foster"  -- Ceramics Monthly, 1991
"Toshiko Takaezu" -- Review for The New Art Examiner, 1990
"Art, Art Criticism and Values" -- University of Michigan School of Art, 1989
"Issues in Criticism" -- Panel discussion at The Detroit Institute of Art, 1989
"100 years of Women in American Ceramics" - a lecture at The University of Michigan, 1989
"Architectural Ceramics of Italy" -- Journal of The Michigan Potters Association, Winter, 1989
"Architectural Ceramics of Italy" -- a lecture for The University of Michigan School of Art, 1988
"The Issue of Appropriation in Twentieth Century Art" -- a lecture given at The University of Michigan School of Art, 1986
"Tile Stoves in Contemporary Architecture" -- a paper presented at the national meeting of the American Crafts Council, Oakland CA, 1986
"Tile and Masonry Stoves" --a panel organized and moderated for the National Conference on Education in the Ceramic Arts in St. Louis, 1985
"Kachelofen" --LS&A Magazine (published by The University of Michigan) 1985
"Is There a Difference Between Influence and Derivation?" for the Ann Arbor News, February 20, 1983
"L'Arte della Ceramica" - assisted Nino Caruso in a 10 part series for Italian Educational Television RAI 3, 1980-81

 

 




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