Fine Porcelain
Oakland, CA


B.A. Visual Arts, Concentration in Ceramics
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 1986
Penland School Of Crafts, Fall, 1984


ACGA National, National Juried Competition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea California, 2011
Form and Function, Ceramic Artists in California, Invitational Group Exhibit, Westmont Museum of Art,
Santa Barbara, Ca., 2010
"Weather Report," Sonoma Art Center, Sonoma, CA 2009
"ACGA @ Pence" Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 2006
For the Love of Flowers, National Invitational, Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, KY, 2005
From the Fire, Invitational Exhibit, Alameda Art Center, Alameda, CA, 2004
Whimsy, Group Exhibit, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2003
Adornment, Group Exhibit, Baulines Craft Guild, San Rafael, CA, 2003
The Enduring Hand/Design for the New Century, Baulines Craft Guild, San Francisco, CA, 2003
Organic, Group Exhibit, ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2002
Craft Showcase II, Invitational Exhibit, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA, 2002
Contemporary Perspectives, Invitational Exhibit, Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA, 2000
Lafayette Art Association Craft Exhibit, National Juried Exhibit, Lafayette, LA, 2000
National Crafts 1999, National Juried Exhibit. Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, 1999
The Fine Art of Craft, National Juried Exhibit, The League of Maryland Craftsmen and The Maryland Federation of Art, 1999
USA Craft Today 99, National Juried Biennial, Silvermine Guild Art Center, New Canaan, CT, 1999
The State of Clay, Juried Biennial, Lexington Arts and Craft Society, Lexington, MA, 1999
The Artist Interprets, NJ. Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, 1999
Scents and Non-Scents, National Invitational Exhibit, Signature Gallery, Boston, MA, 1998
Faculty Exhibit, NJ. Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, 1998
Discover Craft America, World's Fair, Seville, Spain, 1992
Rites of Spring, National Juried Exhibit, Jentra Gallery, Freehold, NJ, 1991
Thirteen in Clay, Brickbottom Gallery, Somerville, MA, 1991
Lafayette Art Association Craft Exhibit, National Juried Exhibit, Lafayette, LA, 1989
Emerging Artists, Marcus-Bloom Gallery,New Rochelle, NY, 1989
Seven Craftspeople, Sacramento St. Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 1989
Gifts That Inspire, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, 1987


Niche: The Show, Las Vegas, 2011
Acre Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 2010
Berkeley Artisan Open Studios, Berkeley, CA, 2006, 2007, 2008
Affaire in the Gardens, Beverly Hills, CA, 2006
King's Mountain Art Festival, Woodside, CA, 2006, 2007
La Quinta Art Festival, La Quinta, CA, 2006
Hunter's Point Fall Open Studios, San Francisco, CA, 2005
San Francisco Clay and Glass Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2005, 2006
San Francisco Style Festival, San Francisco, CA, 2005
Mill Valley Fall Art Festival, Mill Valley, CA, 2005, 2006
Bellevue Art Museum Art and Craft Fair, Bellevue, WA, 2005, 2007, 2009
Marin Art Festival, Marin, CA, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
East Bay Open Studios, Oakland, CA, 2005
ACC Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, 1991, 2003, 2004, 2005
Crafts at the Castle. Boston, MA, 2003, 2004
Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2011
ACC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2003
American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL, 2002
Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival, Palo Alto, CA, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelpia, PA, 2001
ACC, San Francisco, CA, 2001
Contemporary Craft Market, San Francisco, CA, 2000, 2006
Contemporary Craft Market, Santa Monica, CA, 2005,2006
Celebration of Craftswomen, San Francisco, CA, 1999, 2005, 2010
Lifestyles Exhibit,Tokyo, Japan, 1992
WBAI Holiday Craft Fair, New York, NY, 1990, 1991
ACC Baltimore, 1991, 2004, 2005
ACC San Francisco, 1990, 2001, 2003
ACC Springfield, 1990, 1991
Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA, 1986, 2003, 2004


Best of Show, Marin Art Festival, San Rafael, CA, 2010
Carol Duke Artist Award for Excellence in Craft, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA 2009
Best of Artists Awards, National Competition, Kennedy Promotions, winner, 2007
Best of Artists Book Awards, California State Competition, Kennedy Promotions, Honorable Mention, 2007
Sausalito Art Festival, Second Place Ceramics, 2003


Anawalt Ceramics, Concord, CA. 2007-2008 Anawalt is a custom sink company. Constructed and glazed custom sinks.


DeAnza College, 2011, carving lecture and demonstration
Orchard Valley Clay Arts Guild, 2011, carving lecture and demonstration
Walnut Creek Civic Arts , 2008 to present
Beginner and Advanced Classes in throwing and handbuilding

The Little House, Dorchester, MA, Instructor, Community Day Care Center, 1986-1988

MIT Student Art Association, Technical Instructor, 1986-1993

NJ Center for the Visual Arts, Faculty Member, 1997-1999
All levels of hand building and wheel throwing for adults and children

Rossmoor Ceramics Studio, Walnut Creek, CA, 2001, 2011

City of Orlando, Orlando FL, City Parks and Recreation Department, 2004
Two-day intensive carving workshop

U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, ASUC Arts Studio, 2004 and 2005
Two-day intensive carving workshop; 2004
One-day intensive Carving Workshop
One-week summer camp course, Explorations in Clay; Taught children ages 10-12; 2005
Six-week courses in wheel throwing for adults; 2005

Palo Alto Cultural Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA, 2005

Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA, 2005

City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2006

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, 2007
Carving workshop


Niche Magazine, 2011
500 Vases, Lark Books, 2010
California Home and Design, 2010
California Home and Design, 2005
Ceramics Technical, May, 2004
American Collector, 2003, Alcove Books
Clay Times, March, 2003
Craft of Northern California, 2002, Alcove Books
Ceramics Monthly, Sept. 2002
Clay Times, Jan. 1999
Sculpting Clay, 1992, Leon Nigrosh
Claywork; Form and Function in Ceramic Design, 1995, Leon Nigrosh
Esprit Magazine, Dec. 1989
The Worcester Monthly, May 1989