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Selected Exhibitions:

2013    Cycles of Life, Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture, Holualoa, HI Feb. 12-Apr.6
             Bark! John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Feb. 6-Mar. 2
             Dynamic Narratives, Winter Street Studios, (Cocurrent Show with NCECA),Houston, TX. Mar. 18-24     
             Maquette Show (on-line), Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Mar. 6- Apr. 27
             30 Ceramic Sculptors, CCACA (Calif. Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Apr. 26-28 

             Teapots!  7th Annual Exhibition, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.  Apr. 5-June 10
             Tanks, Transmission Gallery, Oakland, CA. Aug. 2-Sept. 14
             Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI Sept. 19-Nov. 24
             
46th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct.10-Nov. 2  

             Ceramics Annual of America, Civic Center, San Francico, CA Oct. 18-20

             SOFA Expo (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art), Navy Pier, Chicago, IL Nov. 1-6

             Hawaii's Modern Masters, Luxury Row, Honolulu, HI Nov. 3-Dec.4 
 Matchbox Plus IX, Cedar St. Galleries, Honolulu HI Nov. 22, 2013-Jan. 5, 2014

2012   Solo Exhibition: Out of the Mouths of Babes, Roscoe Ceramic Gallery , Oakland, CA. Jan 6-27
            Occupy Art, Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture , Holualoa, HI. Jan. 10-Feb. 11   
            Solo Exhibition: 2011 Year of the Rabbit: 364 Rabbit Heads, Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. Feb. 1-25

            
Bark! John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Feb 1-25
            
NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Washington State Convention Center,Seattle, WA. Mar. 28-31
            
On the Edge (Concurrent show with NCECA), Patricia Cameron Gallery,Seattle, WA. Mar. 26-Apr. 27
           
Watershed's Kiln God Show, Baltimore Clayworks, , Baltimore, MD. May 19-30
           
30 Ceramic Sculptors, CCACA (California Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts),Natsoulas Gallery , Davis, CA. Apr. 27-June 2
           
Fantasy & Figuration, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA June 8-July 14
            
What is a Rabbit?Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA. July 11-Aug. 4
           
Santorini Biennale of Arts, Pyrgos Old Venetian Castle, Santorini, Greece, Aug.1-Sept.30
            45th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Aug. 30-Sept. 20
            Museum of Art and History,The Contemporary Figure: Past Presence, Lancaster, CA. Sept. 6- Nov.24
            Ceramics Annual of America , Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA. Sept. 14-16
            SOFA Expo, (Sculptural Objects & Functional Art), Navy Pier, with John Natsoulas Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. 2-4
            Un-Wedged, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA., Nov.3-30

 2011  Bark! John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA Feb 2-26
            East meets West: Invitational Teapot Exhibition, Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture , Holualoa, HI. Feb. 24-Apr. 16
            Hot Tea! ,Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. April 2nd-20th
            30 Ceramic Sculptors, Natsoulas Gallery,   CCACA (California Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Davis, CA. April 20-May 28
            22nd International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY. June 28-July 16
            Animal Craft Exhibition , Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY. June 26-July 26
            Workhouse Clay National , Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA. Aug. 3-28
            CAA (Ceramics Annual of America), Fort Mason Center , San Francisco, CA. Oct. 7-9
            44th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition , Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct. 9-Oct.31
            SOFA Expo (Sculptural Objects & Functional Art), with Del Mano Gallery and John Natsoulas Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov.4-6
            The QRt Show, Twin Oaks Gallery, San Marcos, CA. Dec 8-Jan 8
2010   Mastering Raku,Jared Branfman Memorial Gallery , Gorse Mill Studios, Needham, MA. Feb. 1-Mar. 19
            NICHE Buyers Market of American Craft, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. Feb. 12-15
            Hot Tea!, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. April 24-May 29
            30 Ceramic Sculptors, CCACA (California Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts),Natsoulas Gallery , Davis, CA. May 30-June 2
            Flora and Fauna , Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. July 31-August 8
            SOFA West Expo (Sculptural Objects & Functional Art), with Del Mano Gallery , Santa Fe, NM. July 8-11
            CAA (Ceramics Annual of America), Fort Mason Center , San Francisco, CA. Sept. 10-Sept. 12
            43rd Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition , Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct. 9-Oct.31
            Rare Affairs (Two person show), The Basement Gallery, Boise, ID. Oct. 23- Nov. 27
            SOFA Expo, (Sculptural Objects & Functional Art), Navy Pier, with John Natsoulas Gallery, Chicago, IL . Nov.5-7

2009   NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. April 7-11
            30 Ceramic Sculptors, Natsoulas Gallery, CCACA (California Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts), Davis, CA . May 1-3
            Small Works, Natsoulas Gallery , Davis, CA. July 8-Aug. 22

            American Women Artists National Juried Exhibition , South Street Art Gallery, Easton, MS. Oct. 10-Nov. 8
 

2008    Hot Flashes: Solo Exhibition,Volcano Art Gallery , Volcano National Park, HI. June 7-July 20
             41st Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition , Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct. 10-Oct.31

2007    Ti or Chi? : 4 artist show, Pauole Art Gallery, Holualoa, HI. Oct. 25-Dec. 31
             40th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Sept. 29-Oct.28 

2006    Kona Coffee Cultural Festival , Drawing  used for official poster, t-shirt, and buttons, Kailua Kona, HI. November 3 -12
2005   16th Annual Teapot Show: On the Road Again, Chiaroscuro Galleries , Chicago, IL. April 3-May 15
            Artists of the Big Island Annual Juried Art Show , Firehouse Gallery, Kamuela, HI. May 6-27

            38th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition , Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct. 6-30
            Gevalia Kona Coffee Art Exhibition
, Keauhou, HI. November 11-12

2004   Ink and Clay 30 Exhibition, Kellogg Art Gallery , Cal Poly University,Pomona, CA. Jan. 8-Feb.14
            Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Cambridge, MA. May 4-June 24
            Greensboro Artists League Gallery Clay Lovers Calendar Show , Greensboro, NC. July 2-July 20
            37th Hawaii Craftsmen Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition , Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI. Oct. 7-31
            Northwest Cultural Council Self Portraits Exhibition, Rolling Meadows, IL. Nov. 1-Dec. 31
            Gevalia Kona Coffee Art Exhibition , Keauhou, HI. Nov 10-11
            War, Peace & Civil Liberties , Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA. Nov. 14-Dec. 18

 
            

Awards and Honors:
2013     NCECA/Benyamini Center for Contemporary Ceramics, Tel Aviv, Israel, Awarded a funded one month residency
              Potters Council Sculpture Calendar-2013, photo for the month of June
              NICHE Buyers Market of American Craft , Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. - Winner Professional Handbuilt catagory
2012     NICHE Buyers Market of American Craft , Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. - Finalist
2011     NICHE Buyers Market of American Craft , Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. - Finalist
              International Ceramics Studio , Keskemet, Hungary, One month residency

2010   Potters Council Sculpture Calendar-2010, photo for the month of April
            Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME. Kiln God Award fully funded residency
            NICHE Buyers Market of American Craft, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA.-Finalist
            Puffin Foundation, Ltd.  Teaneck, NJ. Grant funded for Cultural Victimizations in War
2008   41st HawaiI Craftsmen Statewide Juried Annual Exhibition, HI. The ONeill Award of Excellence  
2005   Gevalia Kona Coffee Art Exhibit, Keauhoe, HI. 1st place, , 2nd place and People's Choice Award
2004   Gevalia Kona Coffee Art Exhibit, Keauhoe, HI. 1st place, ,2nd place and People's Choice Award
            Ink and Clay 30 Exhibition, Pomona, CA. Presidents Purchase Award       
     
2003   Gevalia Kona Coffee Art Exhibit, Keauhoe, HI. 1st place,2nd place and People's Choice Award
 
Education:
1996    San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, M.L.I.S. &Teaching Credential in Library Info. Science
1990   
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, M.A.-Art Education
1987    San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Teaching Credential in Fine Arts
1981    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, BFA, Ceramics
    

Collections:
Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv, Israel-Permanent Collection
Santorini Biennale, Santorini, Greece-Permanent collection
Judith S. Schwartz , NY-Private Collection
International Ceramics Studio, Kecscemet, Hungary-Permanent Collection
Mark Friedman, Sacramento, CA-Private Collection
Sonny Kamm, Los Angeles, CA-Private Collection
Kellogg Art Gallery, Cal Poly University,  Pomona, CA- Permanent Collection
Marc Grainer, Alexandria, VA-Private Collection

 
Published Sources:
Potters Council Sculpture Calendar-2013, photo for the month of June
Naked Raku and Related Bare Clay Techniques , 2012, American Ceramic Society, chapter on Naked Fauxku p. 84-95
Amber Aguirre , 2012, John Natsoulas Press
Pottery Making Illustrated , Jan/Feb 2012, (article on Naked Fauxku) p.40-42
Humor in Craft , 2012, Brigitte Martin, Schiffer Publishing, p. 22 & 205
30 Ceramic Artists , 2012, John Natsoulas Press
Clay Times , Vol. 17, issue 90, Spring 2011, p. 34
30 Ceramic Artists , 2011, John Natsoulas Press, p.16-17
Best of America: Sculptors vol 2 , 2010, Kennedy Publishing Co., p. 1-2
30 Ceramic Artists , 2010, John Natsoulas Press, p. 14-17
Niche Magazine , Winter 2010, p. 46
Potters Council Sculpture Calendar-2010, photo for the month of April
Clay Times , Vol. 15, issue 84 Nov/Dec 2009, p. 42
30 Ceramic Artists , 2009, John Natsoulas Press, p. 16-17
Mastering Raku , Steven Branfman, 2009, Lark Publishing Company, p. 156
American Style Magazine , April, 2009 p. 14
Hawaiian Style Magazine , Vol. 6, #1, 2009 p. 35