EDUCATION

1990 M.F.A.  University of Georgia, Ceramics
1970 Cleveland Institute of Art,The Sorbonne, Paris, France
1969 B.F.A. University of Florida, Painting and Printmaking
1969 Teachers Certification in Art Education

WORK EXPERIENCE

1984-Present Professional Artist, operating full time studio.
1992-2000 Adjunct Ceramics Professor Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw Georgia
1969-1983 Director of Pottery Department, Chastain Art Center, City of Atlanta, Bureau of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.

AWARDS

1998 Urban Design award from the City of Atlanta for the Ben Hill Recreation project
1997 AIA design award for “The Healing Line of Light”, at the Medical Center MARTA Station, Atlanta, GA
1994 City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs Individual Artist Grant
1994 Fulton County Arts Council Individual Artist Grant
1994 Fulton County Arts Council Human Needs Grant with Cafe 458
1993 Georgia Council for the Arts Grant to Curate “NonFunctional Crafts” exhibition
1992 Georgia Council for the Arts Individual Artist Grant
1990 Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, University of Georgia.
1987 Merit Award, Pieceworks II, Southern Arts Federation Traveling show.
1976 Merit Award, Arts Festival of Atlanta.

SPECIAL COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC ART

2005 Permanent Site Sculpture, Robert E. Fulton Regional Library, Fulton County Arts Council, Atlanta,Ga
2004 Permanent Site Sculpture “A Gift of Peace” , Tamarack Conference Center, Beckley, West Virginia
2003 Permanent Site Sculpture, “Serpentine Wall” at Harmony Park, Decatur, Ga
2002 Permanent Site Sculpture and Park, The 1898 Memorial, Wilmington, NC
2001 Permanent Site Sculpture Southwest Arts Center, Fulton County Arts Council, Atlanta,Ga
1997 Permanent Site Sculpture Ben Hill Recreation Center, City of Atlanta Parks and Recreation, and the Bureau of Cultural Affairs
1996 Permanent Site Sculpture Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), The Medical Center Station, Atlanta, Georgia.
1996 "Fracturing the Facade” Temporary Site Sculpture for the Arts Festival of Atlanta
1995 Artist Residency and Show at Newcastle upon Tyne, England
1994 Permanent Site Sculpture “The Wall” 400 carved bricks at Cafe 458, Atlanta, Ga
1994 "Connecting Walls” New Visions Gallery, Site Specific Sculpture, Atlanta, Ga
1993 “Money Changes Everything: Or Seeking the Souk”, The Atlanta Arts Festival, Site Specific Sculpture
1992 "Crafty Stills: :Cinematic Objects”, The City Gallery Site Specific Sculpture, Atlanta Ga

ONE PERSON SHOWS

2004 “Emotions in Brick” Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta,Ga
1998 "Games People Play” NationsBank Plaza, Atlanta, Ga
1996 The Red Door Gallery, Anderson, South Carolina
1995 "Safe Places” Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
1994 1994 "Gazing Back-Reaching Forward” Retrospective, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia
1993 "Realities?”, West Georgia College Gallery, Carrolton, Georgia.
1990 "Dualities”, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia.
1990 University of Georgia Visual Arts Gallery, Athens, Georgia.
1988 “New Forms”, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1988 Moon Gallery, Berry College, Mt. Berry, Georgia
1988 Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, Georgia
1986 "Power Totems”, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
1986 del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
1985 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
1975 Storehouse, Dallas, Texas

INVITED AND JURIED EXHIBITS (selected)

2006 “Miniatures” The Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2006 “100 Teapots” The Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2006 “Teapots: Universal Adoration”, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
2006 “The Ben Show” Spruill Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2004 “Miniatures” The Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2003 “Clay” The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia
2002 “Miniatures” The Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2000 “Mugs and Cabinets” The Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2000 “Teapots” The Swam Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2000 “Manipulation of Clay” The Art Walk at Lenox, Atlanta, Georgia
1999 “The Bi-Annual Teapot show” Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1999 “Earth and Fire” The Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1998 “Containers and Vessels” Spruil Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
1997 “Spotlight 98” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
1998 “Spotlight ‘98” Venice Art Center, Venice, Florida.
1997 "Spotlight 97” Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina
1996 "Condition/Response” Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia
1994 "With Our Own Eyes” The Georgia Artists Registry presents at The City Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1993 "The Clay Body”, Kennesaw State College, Marietta, Georgia
1992 "Southern Women”, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1992 "Georgia Clay ‘92”, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
1992 LaGrange National XVII, LaGrange, Georgia
1992 "Contentious and Precious”, NEXUS Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia.
1991 LaGrange National XVI, LaGrange, Georgia.
1991 Spotlight ‘91, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi.
1990 "Idiomatic Objects”, Great American Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
1990 "By the Hand: Twentieth Century Crafts”, High Museum of Art, Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta GA
1990 "Mostra”, Palazzo Vagnotti, Cortona, Italy.
1989 "Georgia Clay: Contemporary Studio Work”, Museum of Arts and Science, Macon, Ga.
1989 "Georgia Crafts”, Chastain Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
1989 Fourth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum, San Angelo, Texas.
1989 "Ceramics Southeast”, University of Georgia , Visual Arts Gallery, Athens, Georgia.
1989 LaGrange National XIV, LaGrange, Georgia.
1988 "Old Traditions: New Visions”, Anderson County Arts Council, Anderson, S.C.
1988 LaGrange National XIII, LaGrange, Georgia.
1988 Spotlight ‘88, The Moody Gallery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
1987 Pieceworks II, Southern Arts Federation, Traveling Show.
1987-1986 "Visual Arts for the Home”, Sponsored by Southern Homes Magazine, Atlanta, Ga.
1986 Spotlight ‘86, University of Florida Gallery, Gainesville, Florida.
1986 Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
1986 The Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, North Carolina.
1985 Spotlight ‘85, Bedford Gallery, Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia.
1985 LaGrange National X, LaGrange, Georgia.
1985-1969 Arts Festival of Atlanta.
1984 Mixed Media Invitational Show at the Columbia Museum, Columbia, S.C,
1983 Spotlight ‘83, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
1982 Mixed Media Invitational Show at the Columbia Museum, Columbia, S.C.

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS (selected)

The Macon Museum of Art and Sciences, Macon, Georgia
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
The Coca Cola Company, Central Reception Building, Atlanta, Georgia.
Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia
Emanuel Gerard Collection, New York, N.Y.
Contel Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia.
Monarch Tile Company, San Angelo, Texas.
Olen Mills Photography, North Carolina
Hunter, MacLean, Exley and Dunn, P.C., Savannah, Georgia
Flight International, Newport News, Virginia.
The State of Georgia Office Building, Atlanta, Georgia.
Bondurant, Mixson, and Elmore, IBM Tower, Atlanta, Georgia.
The Hardin Company, Atlanta, Georgia.
Fort Lauderdale Airport Hilton, Dania Florida.
Afco Realty, Galleria, Atlanta, Georgia
Alston & Bird, Atlanta, Georgia.
Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta, Georgia.
McKinsey and Company, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia.,
Hansell and Post, Atlanta, Georgia.
Post Properties, Atlanta, Georgia.
Bank South, Atlanta, Georgia

PUBLICATIONS

2006 December The Atlanta Jewish Times
2005 November The Atlanta Jewish Times
2004 September Atlanta Journal and Constitution
2001 December Sculpture Magazine Vol.20. No. 10
2001 September Atlanta Journal and Constitution
2001 October Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1999 Architectural Ceramics, Peter King, Lark Publication, page 138
1999 The Ceramic Design Book, Val Cushing, Lark Publication, page 41
1999 January Ceramics Monthly
1998 November/December Clay Times
1998 February Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1997 May Creative Loafing
1997 March Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1996 The Best of Pottery, Works Selected by Jonathan Fairbanks and Angela Fina:  page 69
1996 June Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1995 April/May American Craft.
1995 April/May Art Papers
1995 March Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1995 March The Craft Report
1994 November/December Art Papers
1994 September Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1994 September Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1994 February Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1994 March Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1993 April Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1992 December Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1992 April Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1989 Understanding Art,Second Edition, Lois Fishner Rathus, Page 206, Illustration 9-7.
1989 May/June Southern Homes Magazine.
1987 July/August: Art Papers.
1987 August: The Atlanta Jewish Times.
1986 December: Ceramics Monthly.
1986 October/November: American Craft.
1986 October: Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1986 April: Ceramics Monthly.
1986 January: Winston-Salem Journal
1985 May: Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1984 May: Cover of Southern Accents.
1981 March: Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1980 July: Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1977 September: Redbook Magazine, outstanding women in Art
1976 May: Atlanta Journal and Constitution
1975 January: Ceramics Monthly.
1973 September: Ceramics Monthly.
1973 September: Browns Guide to Georgia.

MEMBERSHIPS/PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Crafts Council, Georgia Representative for the Southeast Region
High Museum of Art
Kennesaw State University, Visual Arts Advisory Board


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