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Portland, Oregon, 97206


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1995     Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, New York.
1991     Master of Divinity, World Religion, Southern Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
1984     Bachelor of Arts, French/Art, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City,                                                                                                         Tennessee.                         
2010                OCAC /PNCA, MFA in Applied Craft and Design Program. Mentor

2009-10           PCC, Portland, Oregon.  Adjunct Faculty
2008-10           Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon. Adjunct Faculty
2007-8             Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington.  Associate Professor
2004-6             University of Louisville.  Visiting Artist/ Professor
2003                Eastern Michigan University.  Visiting Professor
2002                Siena Heights University in Michigan.  Visiting Professor
2001                James Madison University in Virginia. Visiting Professor
2000                Boston Center for Adult Education
2000                Northern Arizona University.   Visiting Professor


2015-present      Director, Clay in Education, Oregon Potter's Association
2011-17              Production Manager, Mudhsark Studios, Portland, Oregon
2008- 10             Technician, Mt. Hood Community College
2004-7                Studio Artist,Corydon, Indiana   
2003-4                Arts and Industry Residency, Louisville Stoneware
2000-1                Facilities Manager, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, Virginia
1998                   Participant, Folk Pottery Tour of China

1996-99              Associate Director, Ceramcis At Byrdcliffe, Woodstock, NY.

1992-3                Resident, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana 
1991-2                Working Apprenticeship with Byron Temple, Louisville, Kentucky 
1988-92              Creative Manager, Sarah Frederick Pottery, Louisville, Kentucky


2017           Residency,  International Ceramic Art Museums, Shaanxi, China
2008-9        Artist in Residence, Mt. Hood Community College
2006           Artist in Residence, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
1998           Central Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2010    Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon

2010    George Fox University, Newburg, Oregon
2008    Art Beat, Portland, Oregon 2005    Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan 
2003    Centre College, Danville, Kentucky 
2003    Shorter College,  Rome, Georgia

2002    Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, Oregon
2002    Sienna Heights University, Adrian, Michigan
2002    Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, Michigan

1998    University of Georgia,
1997    Western Illinois University 
1997    Indiana University at Bloomington 
02/96   University of Central Florida 


2015        Pit Firing, Sitka Center arts and Ecology, Otis, Oregon

2014        Soda Firing for Color and Content, PSAD, Paducah, Kentucky
2009        Soda Fire Workshop, Mt. Hood Community College
2006/07   Soda Fire Workshops, Big Indian Creek, Corydon, Indiana 
2002        Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, New York 
2002        Cascade Community College, Portland, Oregon
2002        American Pottery Festival, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2002       
2001        Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia 1996