1970         Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1971         Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts    B.A. cum laude
1974         Apprentice to Malcolm Wright, Marlboro, Vermont
1977         Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois    M.S. in Ceramics


1978         “Young Americans: Clay/Glass” Tuscon Museum of Art, 

 Tuscon, Arizona; Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 
                 New York, New York.
1980         “Westwood Clay National” Otis Art Institute, 
                 Los Angeles, California
1980         “American Porcelain” Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1982         “Scripps College 38th Ceramic Annual” Scripps College,
                 Claremont, California
1982         “Westwood Clay National 1982” Downey Museum of Art, 
                 Downey, California
1983         “Masterworks - Glass, Wood, Clay, Fiber” Jesse Besser Museum,
                 Alpena,   Michigan
1985         “Ceramic Invitational” The Lawrence Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1986         “Designed and Made for Use” American Craft Museum, New York,
                 New York
1986         “International Ceramics Festival '86, Mino” Tajimi City, Japan
1990         “Art That Works: Decorative Arts of the Eighties, Crafted 
                 in America” Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina and
                 13 other cities
1992         “American Crafts: The Nation’s Collection” Renwick Gallery of 
                 the National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
1995, 96   “The White House Collection of American Crafts” National 
                 Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C., also Rochester,
                 N.Y.; New York, N.Y. ; Springfield, Mass.; Los Angeles, Calif.; 
                 other cities
1995         “International Ceramics Festival '95, Mino” Tajimi City, Japan
1998         The Fletcher Challenge, Auckland, New Zealand
1998         “Re:FORM,” Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Mass. 
2000, 04   “Armory National Ceramics Invitational” Armory Art Center, 
                 West Palm Beach, Fla. 
2003         “Vessels, Boxes and Baskets” Function + Art, Chicago, Il.
2003         “21st Century Ceramics in the United States and Canada”
                 Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
2003         “The Power of Design and Art” The Museum of Modern Ceramic 
                 Art, Tajimi City, Japan 
2004         “San Angelo National Ceramic Competition” San Angelo Museum     
                 of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas
2004         “Creations in Clay: Contemporary New England Ceramics” 
                 Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, N.H. 
2005         “Ceramics Invitational 2005,” Texas A&M University, Commerce, 
2011         “International Ceramics Festival '11, Mino” Tajimi City, Japan

SOLO AND GROUP SHOWS (selected list)

1981, 83        The Jackie Chalkley Gallery, Washington, D.C.    solo show
1981              Holstein Galleries, Palm Beach, Florida  “Porcelain Invitational”
1982              DBR Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio  “Clay Invitational 1982”
1982, 83, 84  The Clay Pot, Brooklyn, New York    solo show
1983, 85        Venture Gallery, Lathrup Village, Michigan    solo show
1984              Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, California    solo show
1984              Swan Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania    solo show
1985              Benchmarks Gallery, Washington, D.C.    “Malcolm Wright and 
1987              Lawrence Gallery, Portland, Oregon    solo show
1988, 91, 93  Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, Connecticut   solo 
                      show, group clay show
1995              Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona    feature
1999              Gallery W.D.O., Charlotte, N.C.   three person show
1999              Zazen Gallery, Belleville, Wis.      group show
2001              Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, N.M.    solo show
2003              Gallery W.D.O., Charlotte, N.C.    solo show
2004              Guadalupe Arts Center, Austin, Texas   “The Fine Art of 
2004, 05        Haddad Lascano Gallery, Great Barrington, Mass.    group show, 
2004              St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, “Coloured 
2005              St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, “100 X 2, 10 
                      Years St. Joseph Galerie” 
2005              Rufford Craft Centre, Newark, Nottinghamshire, U.K. “Naked 
2005              Sherrie Gallerie, Columbus, Ohio    solo show
2006              Lascano Gallery, Great Barrington, Mass.    group show, 
2007              Kasten Fine Art, Great Barrington, Mass.    group show, paintings
2007              Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, N.Y.    group show, paintings
2009              Armstrong’s Gallery, Pomona, Calif.    “Patchwork”, group show,
2009              The Gallery at Bevere, Worcester, UK    “Out of America”, three 
                      person show, ceramics
2009, 10, 11, 13-16, 19, 20 

                      Hoadley Gallery, Lenox, Mass.     solo and group shows, paintings

2011              "New England Collective II", Galatea Fine Art, Boston, Mass., painting
2012              “PSA National Ceramics Invitational”, Paducah School of Art,
                      Paducah,  Kentucky
2014              Cape Ann Ceramics Festival, Gloucester, MA

National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina
The White House, Washington, D.C.
Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Tajimi City, Japan
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa
MCI Collection, Washington, D.C.
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

Henry Ford College, Dearborn, Michigan


1981        Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Finalist
1981        Philadelphia Craft Show - Judges’ Award, Craftsmen’s Award
1982        Philadelphia Craft Show - Judges’ Award
1985        Massachusetts Artists Fellowship, The Artists Foundation, Boston,
1985        American Craft Museum Design Award, “Designed and Made for 
                Use” competition 
1986        International Ceramics Festival ‘86 Mino, Tajimi City, Japan - 
                Honorable Mention
1988        Philadelphia Craft Show - Franklin Mint Ceramics Award
1989        The Washington Craft Show - Award of Excellence
1989        Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Finalist
1990,92   National Endowment for the Arts. Visual Artists Fellowship
1993        Porcelain Bowl chosen by Joan Mondale to be shown in the U.S. 
                Ambassador’s residence in Tokyo 
1993        Large Porcelain Bowl chosen to be part of the first permanent 
                White House Craft Collection  
1995        International Ceramics Festival ‘95 Mino, Tajimi City, Japan - 
                Japan Bronze Award
2011        International Ceramics Festival '11 Mino, Tajimi City, Japan -
                Special Judge's Award


1981        American Porcelain, New Expressions in an Ancient Art. Lloyd E. 
                Herman, Timber Press, Forest Grove, Oregon 
1981        Porcelain, Traditions and New Visions. Axel and McCready, 
                Watson Guptil, New York, N.Y. 
1982        “American Ceramics” Harry Dennis, pub. issue 1/4
1983        American Crafts: A Sourcebook for the Home. Katherine 
                Pearson, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, N.Y. 
1983        “Ceramics Monthly” Spencer Davis, pub. cover photo 9/83
1984        “American Craft” A.C.C. pub. portfolio Aug./Sept.
1985        Moldmaking for Ceramics. Donald E. Frith, Chilton Book Co., 
                Radnor, Pa. 
1986        “The New York Times Magazine - Home Design” April 13,
1986        “American Pottery,” Paula Deitz
1988        Ceramic Form, Design and Decoration. Peter Lane, Rizzoli, New 
                York, N.Y. 
1990        Clay Today. Martha Drexler Lynn, Los Angeles County Museum 
                of Art and Chronicle Books, San Francisco, Calif. 
1990        Art That Works. Lloyd E. Herman, University of Washington 
                Press, Seattle,  Wa.
1993        The Complete Potter’s Companion. Tony Birkes, Conran Octopus 
                Ltd. London, GB 
1994        The Complete Potter: Porcelain. Caroline Whyman, University of 
                Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pa. 
1994        “The Studio Potter.” Gerry Williams, pub. Colored Clay section. 
               “Pattern and Color” by Thomas Hoadley. 12/94. 
1995        Contemporary Porcelain. Peter Lane, Chilton Book Company, 
                Radnor, Penn. 
1995        The White House Collection of American Crafts. Michael Monroe, 
                Abrams, New York, N.Y. 
1998        Colour in Clay. Jane Waller, Crowood Press Ltd., Ramsbury, GB
2001        Ceramics, Mastering the Craft, 2nd Ed. Richard Zakin, Krause 
                Publications, Iola, Wis. 
2002        The Ceramic Surface. Matthias Ostermann, A&C Black, London, 
2002        The Power of Design and Art. Edited and published by Museum of
                Modern Ceramic Art, Tajimi City, Japan 
2003        21st Century Ceramics. Bill Hunt, The American Ceramic Society, 
                Westerville, Ohio 
2003        Contemporary Studio Porcelain,2nd Ed. Peter Lane, University of
                Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pa.
2004        Making Marks, Discovering The Ceramic Surface. Robin Hopper, 
                Kraus Publications, Iola, Wis. 
2004        Naked Clay, Ceramics Without Glaze. Jane Perryman, University of
                Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, Pa. 
2004        Electric Kiln Ceramics, 3rd Ed. Richard Zakin, Kraus Publications, 
                Iola, Wis.
2010        "Berkshires Week". August 5, "Abstractions recall earth and archeology".
                Keith Shaw
2010        The Vase and Beyond, The Sidney Swidler Collection of the       
                Contemporary Vessel. Diana L. Daniels, Martha Drexler Lynn, 
                Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

2023        Studio Guide to Modern Ceramic Art. Yanze Jiang, People's Fine Art Publishing, 

                Beijing, China