SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2013 Handbuilt, Claymakers Gallery, Durham, NC

2013 Flight, Craven-Allen Gallery, Durham, NC

2012 Things with Wings, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2012 April Flowers, New Ceramics, one person show, NC Crafts Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2011 National Teapot Show VIII, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC

2011 For the Birds, Light Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

2011 Black to White An exploration of art using only black and white. Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

2010 Birds, Visions Gallery, Morehead City, NC 

2007 One Person Show, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC.

2006 New Ceramic Wall Works, North Carolina Crafts Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2005 The Power of Excellence, Piedmont Craftsmen Members, Sawtooth Center for NC Art, Winston-Salem, NC

2005 Hope…New ceramics, North Carolina Crafts Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2004 Through Women's Eyes, Chapel Hill, NC

2003 Chaotic Symmetry, Theatere Art Galleries, High Point, NC

2003 New Members Show, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

2002 An Imagined Eden, One Person Show, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2001 New Work, Sizl Gallery, Carrboro, NC

2001 Guild.com, Featured Artist Holiday Catalog

2000 From These Hands, NC State University Craft Center, Raleigh, NC

1999 Two Person Feature Show, Tyndall Galleries, Durham, NC

1998 Spotlight Southeast, American Craft Council Southeastern, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

1997 The Designed Object, Duke Museum of Art, Durham, NC

1996 The Commonwealth Collects: Reaching Across our Borders, Virginia Center for the Arts

1996 The Colorist an Exhibition of Daring Color, Craven Arts Council, Wilson, NC

1995 New Members Show, Carolina Designer Craftsmen, NC State University Craft Center, Raleigh, NC

1994 San Angelo Museum 8th Annual National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo, TX

1993 Southern Connection, Moyer Gallery, Green Bay, Wisconsin

1993 Sculpture Invitational, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL

1992 Faculty Art Show, Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

1992 The Garden Art Show, New Morning Gallery, Asheville, NC

1991 The Triangle Clay Show, Artspace Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1990 Two Person Show, Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

1990 Claytopia: North Carolina Clay Artists, Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

1989 The Richmond Craft and Design Show, Richmond, VA

1989 Three Ceramic Artists on and Off The Wall, Gallery C, Raleigh, NC

1988 Collectors Choice, Collectors Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1987 Gone Fishin', Simms Gallery; New Orleans, LA

1987 Color & Clay, Nation Traveling Show, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA

1986 Dimensions '86, Sawtooth Center for Art, Winston-Salem, NC

1984 Two Person Show, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Park Nicollet Health Services, 22 Pieces, St. Louis Park, MN 

Project Compassion, Chapel Hill, NC

Frauenshuh Cancer Center, St. Louis Park, MN. 

University of North Carolina Campus Y, Chapel Hill, NC

Orange County Government art in government building program

University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

SAS Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC

Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC

Marriott Hotels, Hickory, NC

Central Carolina Bank, Charlotte, NC

AWARDS & COMMISSIONS

2012 Commission, 2 platters, Mayo Albert Lea Clinic, Austin Texas

2011 Commission, 10 Platters

2010 Park Nicollet Health Services, 12 platters, St. Louis Park, MN 

2009 3 wall platters for Frauenshuh Cancer Center ,St. Louis Park, MN. 

2009 6 platters, Fraunshuh Cancer Center, St. Louis Park, MN

2009 22 platters, 

2007 Commissioned to create 65 Prothonotary Warbler tiles for Audubon, NC

2007 Commissioned to create a series of commemorative plaques for the new Campus Y, University of NC

2005 Purchase Award, NC Arts Commission, ceramic triptych, Hillsborough, NC

2005 Duke Cardiology Pediatrics, Series of ceramic triptychs and panels purchased

2003 The Dino Read Award

2002 Commemorative Poster Award, Through Women's Eyes, By Women's Hands

2001 Second Place Award, Orange County Artists Guild, The Artcenter, Carrboro NC

1999 Tyndall Galleries Purchase Award, Carolina Designer Craftsmen Fair

2000 The North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, Commissioned to create the Award Tile

1998 Honorable Mention, The Women's Center Art Show

1998 Purchase Award, Centerfest Festival

1997 Second Place Award, Artsplosure Festival

1996 Best in Show Award, Artsplosure Festival

1995 Jurors Choice Award, Through Women's Eyes Art Show

1992 Two Purchase Awards, Centerfest Festival

1991 Best in Show Award, Centerfest Festival

1987 Solo Show Award, Durham Arts Council

1985 Second Place Award, Artcenter Gallery

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Jury Committee member for the monthly art shows at the historic Horace Williams House,

Chapel Hill, NC. 2005-2007

Juror Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild 2003

Co-chair Orange County Artists Guild 2001-2003

Jury Chairman, Orange County Open Studio Tour 2001-2004

Co-founder Sizl Gallery 1999-2001

Juror Apple Chill Fair 1998

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Exhibiting Member Carolina Designer Craftsmen

Exhibiting Member Piedmont Craftsmen

Exhibiting Member American Craft Council Shows

Exhibiting Member Artspace Artists Association

Orange County Artists Guild

TEACHING AND WORKSHOPS

Durham Arts Council, Ceramics Instructor 1985-1999

Chapel Hill Parks, Ceramic Instructor 1983-1994

 
My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon.  -Mizuta Masahede/Japan/17th century

My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon.  -Mizuta Masahede/Japan/17th century