Residencies & Exhibits

Selected Exhibits, Collections, Ceramic Residencies, Teaching, Grant, Published Ceramics, and Highlights of My Illustration Career

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Selected Exhibits

2022 – Newport Museum of Art, Newport Biennial 2022 – HOPE
Celebration of Black Storytelling – Collaboration between my friend Jamaal Eversley and myself New Art Center, Newton, MA

2022 – R.E.A.L. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. several artist collaborations created with Jamaal Eversley

2021 – – international organization of ceramic artists-new juried member on-line updates

2021 – Digital Fire Website by Tony Hanson:  my lithophanes.

2021 – International Museum of Dinnerware Design, Ann Arbor, MI – Exhibition: “Breakfast” The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, MA.

2021 – Small Favors – Baa Baa Light Sheep, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA,

2021 – The State of Clay

2020 – Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA “Speak Up” group exhibit 

2020 Beacon Gallery, Boston, MA “Friends” honoring my friend Jamaal Eversley

2020 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA “100 Women 100 Years” celebrating women’s right to vote

2020 – Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Schuylerville, N.Y.  “Lip Service”

2020 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA-“Small Favors “Lexington Arts and Crafts, Lexington, MA: The State of Clay-Massachusetts Ceramic Artists

2019 – The Blair Museum of Lithophanes – All About Eggs – Solo Exhibition Toledo Blade Review

2019 – Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp, Belgium: Rootszoekers – translation: Rootseekers featuring my family immigration story from Antwerp to Ellis Island, with my ceramic tiles.

2019 – Mugshots, during NCECA conference Minneapolis, MN at Mojo Coffee Gallery

2019 – Cato Institute, Washington DC: Freedom: Art as the Messenger

2019 – Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp, Belgium – Immigration Tile and Exhibit about my dad’s immigration on a red Star Line Ship to Ellis Island

2018 – Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, Elmore, ohio – Turtle Landscape Lithophane

2018 Ignite – Fuller Craft Museum- invited artist – slide show sharing my Lithophane technique

2018 Fuller Craft Museum Juried Members Exhibit, Brockton, MA

2018 Sweet Suggestions – Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

2018 San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, Texas

2018  Contemporary Clay 2018 – Western  Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO

2018 Revolution in the Making: The Pussyhat Project – Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA – January 21 – May 20, 2018

2018 delecTABLE: The Fine Art of Dining-Fourth Biennial National Functional Ceramics

2018 Art Students League of Denver, CO

2018 Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2018 International Ceramic Artists Network Exhibition, National Ceramic Educational Conference, Pittsburgh, PA

2018 State of Clay : 10th Biennial, Lexington Arts and Crafts, MA

Farenheit 2018 American Museum of Ceramic Art AMOCA – Patti Warashina juror – Pomona, CA – March 10 – Ju​​ly 22, 2018

2018 International Cup 2018, Clay Studio, Missoula, MT

2018 On the Rocks, Pewabic Gallery, Detroit, MI

2017 Small Favors: Think Inside the Box – juried by Michael C. McMillan The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, PA

2017 AccessCeramics – Juried on-line resource of ceramic artist works

2017 ArtsyShark Featured Artist

2016 Cake Exhibition – Heather Anne Leavitt, Juror – The Dinnerware Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2016 At Your Service – Linda Arbuckle, Juror – Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

2015 Art in Clay: Origins – Juror, Judith Schwartz – Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn. N.Y.

2015 Clay In A Certain Kind Of Way: A Tribute to Stanley Rosen – my first ceramics professor at Bennington College – Peekskill Clay Studios, Peekskill, NY

2015 Providence Art Club Group Show curated by Allison Newsome
Turtle Dinnerware – Honorable Mention – Providence, R.I.

2015 ClayFest III – Jurors: Tip Toland and Peter Held – Lincoln, CA

2015 Beyond the Brickyard – Juror Mark Hewitt – Annual Juried Exhibition, Archie Bray Foundation, North Gallery, Helena, MT

2015 State of Clay – Pushing Boundaries Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2015 The Diverse Vessel – Juror Steven Branfman – Ten Massachusetts
Clayworkers Share Their Expression – Gorse Mill Gallery, Needham, MA

2014 The Art of High Chair Fine Dining, Dinnerware Museum, Ann Arbor, MI
Second Place Award 

2014 Harvard Ceramic Program – Holiday Show and Sale, Allston, MA

2014 State of Clay – Linda Arbuckle, juror
Amaco Prize – American Art Clay Co., Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA

2014 Small Favors IX – The Clay Studio – Juror Garth Johnson – Philadelphia, PA

2014 America’s ClayFest II – Candice Groot, Juror – Lincoln, CA

2014 20th San Angelo National Ceramics Competition – Juror, Leopold Foulem – San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

2014 Ceramic World Cup Tournament HYART Gallery, Madison,WI

2014 Small Favors VIII – An invitational and Juried Exhibition of works that fit inside a 4″ x 4″ x 4″ cube, Garth Johnson, Juror The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2009 – Present – Resident Artist Ceramics Program Office for the Arts at Harvard

2013 Silver City Clay Festival, Silver City, New Mexico
Public PröJECT: A screening of images from the collaborative murals at the Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

2013 America’s ClayFest, Roseville, California

2012 Silver City Clay Festive, Silver City, NM Tile Art Award

2012 Big Fish, Small Pot – Teapot show at AMOCA (American Museum of Ceramic Art), Pomona, California

2012 State of Clay, Lexington, MA

2011 Ceramics Studio Show and Sale – Program Office for the Arts at Harvard University

2010 Salt National V – Clay Studio Gallery, Missoula Montana
Honorable Mention Award juried by Julia Galloway

2010 Heritage Foundation Show: “Tell-Tale Tiles & Fractured Fantasies” – Philadelphia Magic Gardens, Pennsylvania

2007 Stars in the Heavens – donated mini famous figures Watershed Gala at Art Institute of Chicago

2007 Roots & Branches – Gallery/Torpedo Factory Art Center – Alexandria, Virginia

2006 Clay Squared to Infinity Gallery, Minneapolis, MN – “One Square Foot” juried tile show

2006 Looking Back, Looking Forward Craft Museum, Brockton, MA – “” The State of Clay in Massachusetts

2006 Crafts National Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA juried by Gretchen Keyworth

2006 La Petite XIII Alder Gallery, Coburg, OR

2005 Craft USA – 2005 National Craft Triennial – Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT – curator by Gail Brown

2005 Family Matters national juried show, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

2001 – 2006 Ceramics Studio Show and Sale
Ceramics Program Office for the Arts at Harvard Allston, MA – December and May studio show and sale

2004 The State of Clay, Massachusetts’s Ceramic Artists and Crafts Guild, Lexington, MA

2003 Boston Symphony Orchestra Shop, Boston, MA ceramic Violin and French Horn tiles


2022 – International Museum of Dinnerware Design, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bluebird Teapot in their Teapot collection.

2017 Needham Historical Society, Needham, MA
The Barber of Seville in My Home Town – a stage design inspired by the Longwood Opera Company production, cast with young opera singers

2017 International Museum of Dinnerware Design, Ann Arbor, MI
Lithophane Turtle Dinnerware for Children – plates and cups

2017 – new juried member

2016 The International Ceramics Center
Kecskemét, Hungary – Porcelain Lithophanes

2015 Statue of Liberty National Monument Ellis Island Museum
My Family Odyssey: Voyage to America on the S. S. Finland

2014 International Museum of Dinnerware Design, Ann Arbor, MI
Ba Ba Blue Sheep Dinnerware for Children

2013 Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Architectural Ceramic Mural Celebrating Life with Children : “It’s a Wonderful World” 

Ceramic Artist-In-Residence & Teaching

2017 The International Ceramics Center, Kecskemét, Hungary
Second Ceramic Artist-In-Residence

2016 The International Ceramics Center, Kecskemét, Hungary
Ceramic Artist-In-Residence

2014-2018 Ceramics Program for the Arts at Harvard University
Resident Artist – 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

2014 Medalta Ceramics, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

2012 Guldagergaard Ceramic Research Center , Skælskør, Denmark
Artist-In-Residence, September and October
Print Symposium with Paul Scott

2011 Guldagergaard Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark
Ceramic Artist-In-Residence

2006 – 2012 Babson College, Wellesley, MA
Manager/Ceramic Instructor to students from Babson, Olin and Wellesley Colleges
Ceramic Artist-In-Residence 2006 – 2008 Wellesley, MA

2006 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine
Artist-In-Residence Kiln God Award

2007 Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Teaching clay hand-building workshops


2012 BOW Mellon Presidential Project Grant – Spring Semester
Created bas-relief tile murals with students from Babson and Wellesley Colleges, Sustainability Theme on their campuses.
Babson College Ceramic Studio, Wellesley, MA.

Published Ceramic Work

2022 – Ceramic Monthly Magazine, A New Path to Lithophanes

2021 – Tile Artistry Coloring Book ~ by Ceramic Tile Education Foundation & Tile Heritage Foundation Tile Heritage Foundation Art Tile America ~ From Sea to Shining Sea

2016 Uppercase Magazine – article about me and my Performance Art

2015 Cover Design for Tile Heritage Foundation Directory

2013 “500 Prints on Clay”, Lark Publications

2008 “500 Tiles”, Lark Publications

2007 “500 Animals in Clay”, Lark Publications

2006 “500 Pitchers”, Lark Publications

Book Illustration Career Highlights 1972 – 1999


1999 Henson Productions and Workman Publishers, New York, NY Big Book of Muppet Crafts –
500 line art drawings for 101 Projects”

1998 Rodale Press – Perennials for Every Purpose

1998 Simon & Schuster –“ Complete Book of Small Breads” B. Clayton, Jr.

1996-98 Wildlife Conservation Society Newsletter, Bronx Zoo, NY

1993-94 New York Daily News editorial still-life illustration Wednesday food pages

1993 Ovations Electric Guitars – a series of ads for this guitar making company

1992 Doubleday Publishers cookbook “Working a Duck” scratchboard endpaper

1992 Warner Books “Faye Levy’s International Chicken Cookbook“

1992 Simon and Schuster – book cover for “The Moosewood Kitchen Garden”

1991-94 Boston Globe – food pages several articles in pen and ink illustration

1991 Random House – “Adventures in the Kitchen with Wolfgang Puck“

1982 Knopf Publishers – “Cooking With Lydie Marshall” French cookbook

1982 Simon and Schuster -“The Complete Book of Soups and Stews”, B.Clayton, Jr.

1982 Nova and WGBH – animation work on nature film

1981 Little Brown & Co. Publishers “Drinking Straw Construction“, B. Zubrowski, The Boston Children’s Museum, Boston, MA

1981 WGBH and Little Brown & Co. “This Old House,” by Bob Villa

1980 Harper Collins Publishers -“All About Eggs,” by Millicent Selsam ©illustrations by Stephanie Fleischer Osser
NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AWARD “Outstanding Science Books for Children” in 1980.

1979-80 New York Times Magazine – Sunday Food Page – 7 articles
Full color still-life food illustrations and step-by-step instructional line drawings

1976–80 Horticulture Magazine, Boston, MA, illustration for articles

1980 UNICEF Artist for their Calendar – my illustration Blackfoot Native American Baby Carrier made of leather and intricate beading pattern from my work at the University of Montana Anthropology Department collections

1974-79 Staff Illustrator for The New England Aquarium, Boston, MA B & W line drawings of fish for identification over each aquarium exhibit

1972-73 Illustrator for Graduate student thesis work in fields of Anthropology & Wildlife, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana – my first illustration job while a graduate student there in ceramics, studying with Rudy Autio

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