Resume

              Carla Potter    529 3rd St.  Helena, Montana 59601    (406)461-1194

Email  carla@carlampotter.com      Website  www.carlampotter.com

 

Education:

Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, BA, Studio Ceramics

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, MFA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

1996  Contemporary Reverence, SoHo CoHo Gallery, Ketchikan, AK

1998  Bull (kelp) In a China Shop, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK

1999  New Work, Decker/Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK

2002  Making Points, SoHo CoHo Gallery, Ketchikan, AK

2003  Deviant Biology, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

2006-2007  Shaping Desire, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK, Tongass Historical Museum,

Ketchikan, AK, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, Alaska

2010  Am I Here? Thesis Exhibit, Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska

2010  Porcelain, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, Alaska

2017  Carla Potter Porcelain, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer , Alaska

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

1996  Alaska Juried Clay Exhibit, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK and Decker/Morris Gallery,

Anchorage, AK

1999  Earth, Fire & Fibre XXII, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

Carla Potter/Evon Zerbetz, New Work, Soho Coho Gallery, Ketchikan, AK

“TABLE” National Invitational Exhibition, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK

2000  Invitational 7, Decker/Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Alaska Juried Clay Exhibition 2000, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK

2001  Earth, Fire & Fibre XXIII, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

2002  Spirit of Alaska, the Inner Landscape, Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center, Kenai, AK

Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK

2003  Earth, Fire & Fibre XXIV, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

Sculpture Invitational, Decker/Morris Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Wetlands, Invitational, Pratt Museum, Homer, AK

2004  Celebrating Nature, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California

2005  Earth, Fire & Fibre XXV, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

Resident Artist Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Archie Bray Foundation Residents, Kolva Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA

2006  Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA

“2005 at the Bray”, Lewis and Clark College, Smith Hall, Portland, Oregon

Taking It Outside, 18 Alaskan Artists, Gallery 7126, Portland, Oregon

Cooper, Howe. Potter, Al Swanson Gallery, Helena, Montana

Archie Bray International Show, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Shaping Desire, Farewell Exhibit, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Out of The Box, Invitational, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK

2007  Fresh Clay, Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Ladies In White, Goodall Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky

Objects of Desire, Haydon Art Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

2008  The Greatest Show on Earth, 3 Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Clay Four Ways, MTS Gallery, Anchorage, AK

2011  NCECA Biennale, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Florida

Red Lodge Juried National, Red Lodge Montana

The Genuine Article, The June Gallery, Helena, Montana

Figuration, Function and Architectural Form, the Clay Studio Gallery, Missoula, Montana

2012  Black & White, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, Montana

Featured Artist, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

2013  Forms From Nature, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, Montana

Texas Teapot Tournament, Juried Exhibition, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, Texas

2014  Big Fish, Small Pot VI, Juried Exhibition, AMOCA, Pomona, CA

The Teapot Show, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana

2015 All About Porcelain, Juried Exhibition, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana

MAM Triennial, Missoula, Montana

2016  Small Works From a Big State, Community Christian Church, Kansas City Missouri

Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana and Paris Gibson Square, Great Falls, MT

2016  Fool’s Paradise, Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena¸ Montana

AIA Group Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana

 

 

Awards:

1999 Jurors Award, Earth, Fire & Fibre XXII, Anchorage Museum of History and Art

2001 Jurors Award, Earth, Fire & Fibre XXIII, Anchorage Museum of History and Art

2004 Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship

2005 Archie Bray Foundation, 2 Year Residency

2008 RJSE Graduate Student Award

 

Public/Private Collections

Tongass Historical Museum, Ketchikan, Alaska

The Pratt Museum, Homer, Alaska

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK

University of Alaska, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK

Sara and David Lieberman Collection, Paradise Valley, Arizona

The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Mindy Solomon Collection, Tampa, Florida

Kamm Teapot Foundation, Encino, CA

Collection of Midge and Jerry Golner, Phoenix, Arizona

Birchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, New York

 

Related Experience:

1993-2006 Ketchikan, AK, Committee Member, Set designer and artist, KAAHC Annual Wearable Art Gallery Exhibit and Runway Fashion Show

2001-2006 Juneau, AK, Wearable Art Show

2002 Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, Jellies In Art; Mural Project with Ray Troll and Roberto Salas

2003 Alaska Dept of Fish and Game Mobile Classroom Mural with Ray Troll and Roberto Salas

2006 Guest Artist, Presenter, Arts and Education Conference, The State Museum, Juneau, Alaska

2010 Invited Guest Artist, CSULB Summer Work Intensive, Long Beach, California

2013-present, Holter Art Museum Board member, Helena, Montana

 

Teaching Experience:

1992-2001 Ketchikan AK, Artist in Residence Program, Instructed workshops in clay, drawing and design annually for K-6 grades in all Ketchikan elementary schools.

1995 Ketchikan, AK, Instructor UAS, Beginning and Intermediate Ceramics, spring and fall semesters

1996-2001 Ketchikan, AK, Mess Hall Arts, Private school for children and adults,

1999 Ketchikan, AK, Instructor, KAAHC Summer ARTScool, Ketchikan, AK

2000 Kodiak, AK, Two week artist in residence program at Kodiak High School

2003 Seldovia, AK, One week artist in residence, Seldovia Boys & Girls Club

2005 Helena Montana, Archie Bray Foundation, community class instructor

2006 Juneau Alaska, Alaska Arts in Education Conference, Guest Speaker, workshop presenter

2007 Seward Park Clay Studio, Seattle, WA;  Spokane Falls Community College, Convoluted

Clay, a Work Shop Series.

2009-2010 Graduate Assistant, Art in the Community, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

2011 Clay Studio of Missoula, Hand building with Porcelain,