ABOUT ARTIST

EDUCATION


2005

Graduate course in majolica techniques/Penland/Linda Arbuckle


1982-2015

Studio at home


1981-1982

Graduate courses in Kiln Building and Glaze, Calculation at the University of Iowa with Bunny MacBride and Chuck Hindes

Workshops with Karen Karnes, Betty Woodman, John Mason, Sandy Simon, Linda Arbuckle, Toshiko Takaezue, Kent McLaughlin and wood fire conferences.


1980-1981

Workshop with Ruth Duckworth in Chicago, Illinois


1977-1981

Part owner of River City Pottery Davenport, Iowa


1975-1977

Worked at the Boulder Coop Pottery Shop in Boulder, Colorado


1974-1975

Teaching aboard tall ships Te Vega-te Quest, Flint School


1970-1974

Pottery courses at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and B.S. Education (K-12)


1969

Apprentice for Karl Christianson at The Davenport Museum in pottery studio



EXHIBITIONS


Westwind Gallery, Lyons, Colorado

Catilin Calling, East Davenport, Iowa

Moline Art Gallery, Moline, Illinois

Women at Work, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois

Studio 15, Davenport, Iowa

Quad City Arts, Rock Island, Illinois

Artworks, LeClaire, Iowa

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Rock Island Library, Rock Island, Illinois

I Wireless Center, Moline, Illinois

Midcoast Finearts Gallery, LeClaire, Iowa

Akar Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, Yunomi Invitational 2014 Show

David Smith Gallery, Geneseo, Illinois



ANNUAL FAIRS


Muscatine Art Fair Muscatine, Iowa

Riverssance Art Fair Davenport, Iowa

Iowa City Thieves Market Iowa City, Iowa

Riverbank Art Fair Iowa City, Iowa

Summer Festival of the Arts, Iowa City, Iowa


1977-2015

Beaux Arts Fair Davenport, Iowa, Dubuque Open Art Fair, Boulder Art Fair Boulder, Colorado



MURALS


2014

Mural for Acadia National Park 
Mural for Central High School, Davenport, Iowa (tentative)


2013

William Wundram Mural, Davenport, Iowa


2012

Frances Willard School, Rock Island, Illinois 140 sq. ft.


2011

Camp Onaway, Hebron, New Hampshire 70 sq ft


2006-2007

Neil Armstrong School Bettendorf, Iowa 262 sq ft

2005
Mural and workshop for Anderson Ranch Children's Studio, Aspen, Colorado


1993-1994

McKinley School Davenport, Iowa 100 sq ft


1992-1993

Mark Twain School Bettendorf, Iowa 180 sq.ft.


1986

St Katharine’s School Bettendorf, Iowa 75 sq ft


1980

Gierke Robinson Co Davenport, Iowa 50 sq ft



TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2005, 2014, 2015, 2016

Children’s Workshop at Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, Co

1996-2015

Bettendorf Public School Long Term Substitute Teacher


2000-2007

Wheel and hand building instructor Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa


1994-1995

Augustana College Kaleidoscope Children’s Program, Rock Island

MISCELLANEOUS

2016
Workshop Instructor at Anderson Ranch Art Center, Aspen, Co.
Artist in residence at Cape Cod National Seashore

2015
Peoples Choice award at Riverssance Festival of the Arts

2014
Acadia National Park Mural, Schoodic Center for Education, Winter Harbor, Maine


2013

Commission for William Wundrum Parkway Mural, Davenport, IA

Artist in residency at Acadia National Park, Maine (second invite)


2012

Mural for Frances Willard Elementary School

St. Croix Watershed Research Center, Marine on the St.Croix, MN Artist in Residency

Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona Artist in Residence


2011

Midcoast Gallery Show (Two Person) LeClaire, Iowa


2010

Hot Springs National Park-Artist in Residence

Arrowmont School of Art-Scholarship Recipient


2009

Two Person Show-I Wireless Center, Moline, Ill.

Great Sand Dunes National Park-Artist in Residence


2008

Two Person Show- Quad City Arts, Rock Island, Ill. 

Show of Hands- Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

Acadia National Park Artist in Residence

The Acorn Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree Show-Rock Island

2007

awarded Iowa Arts Council Grant for Artist in Residence Mural

awarded Isabel Bloom Foundation Grant for Mural (work in progress)

Buffalo River National Park: Artist in Residence


2006

Vessel Show –Quad City Airport

Truro Center for the Arts Show (Truro, Ma.)


2005-2006

Davenport, Iowa Davenport One: Sculpture on 2nd : Juror


2005

Penland, NC Scholarship Recipient at Linda Arbuckle Workshop

Faculty Art Show at the Figge Art Museum

Cape Cod National Seashore: Artist in Residence


1998
Scholarship Recipient at John Mason Workshop at Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado