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Resumé
Olive Nudibranch
Olive Nudibranch 2002
Cabazon Cordial
Cabezon Cordial 2000
Drifters
Drifters (detail) 1999
Beaded Anemone Cordial detail
Beaded Anemone Cordial Set (detail) 1999
Awash I
Awash I (Wedding Cake Topper) 2006

Education:
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, BA, Studio Ceramics
MFA University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska MA

Solo Exhibitions:
1993 · Triad, Main Street Gallery, Ketchikan, AK
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
2010 · Am I Here? Thesis Exhibit, Eisentrager Howard Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska
2010 · Porcelain, Bunnell Street Gallery, Homer, Alaska

Group Exhibitions:
1996 · Alaska Juried Clay Exhibit, Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK
· 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
· The Doll Show, International Gallery, Anchorage, AK
·
Clay Four Ways, MTS Gallery, Anchorage, AK

Awards:
1999 · Jurors’ Award, Earth, Fire & Fibre XXII
2001 · Jurors’ Award, Earth, Fire & Fibre XXIII
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
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
Decker/Morris Gallery Permanent Collection, Anchorage, AK
Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK
U of A Museum Of The North, Fairbanks, AK
Sandy Besser Collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sara and David Lieberman Collection, Paradise Valley, Arizona
The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana

Related Experience:
1993-2006 · Ketchikan, AK, Committee Member, Set designer and artist, KAAHC Annual Wearable Art Gallery Exhibit and Runway Fashion Show.
2001-2002 · 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 Project with Ray Troll and Roberto Salas
2010 · Invited Guest Artist, CSULB Summer Work Intensive

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, Beg. and Int. Ceramics, spring and fall semesters
1996-2001 · Ketchikan, AK, Private school for children and adults, Mess Hall Arts
1999 · Ketchikan, AK, Instructor, KAAHC Summer ARTScool, Ketchikan, AK
2000 · Kodiak, AK, Two week artist in residence program at Kodiak High School (The Kodiak residency was selected as the model project for Arts in Education a program of the Alaska State Council on the Arts)
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.

Representation:
Soho Coho, #5Creek St., Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 (907)225-5954
Bunnell St. Gallery, 106 West Bunnell, Suite A Homer, Alaska 99603 (907)235-2662
Archie Bray Foundation, 2915 Country Club Ave, Helena, Montana 59602 (406)443-3502

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