I am honored to have been recently selected by Ceramic Arts Network, Ceramics Monthly, and Pottery Making Illustrated as the 2020 Ceramic Artist of the year.
I’ve been invited to participate in the 28th Annual St. Croix Pottery Tour! I will be selling pots May 8, 9, 10 at Jeff Oestrich’s stop. Hope to see you at this phenomenal event!
Join me for an afternoon workshop at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony, MN on Saturday, October 5th. We will look at ways to interpret and incorporate nature into our work in the ceramic studio. The leaves will be turning and it should be a beautiful and engaging afternoon in the park!
“The Democratic Cup: Land of 10,000 Stories,” featured at the NCECA Conference this past spring will be highlighted again in Winthrop University’s “The Democratic Cup Exhibition.” Come join Ayumi Horie, Nick Moen, and me for a panel discussion and exhibition opening September 19 & 20.
My work is currently featured in “The Secret Lives of Books” on display at the Wangensteen Historical Library. There is a fantastic online version of this exhibition with images and videos.
The 2019 MN NICE class is graduating! Their graduate exhibition will be up November 17 – Dec 29, 2019 in the Emily Galusha Gallery at Northern Clay Center. Please come see their fabulous work, like this watering can by Clarice Allgood!
Earthly Paradise is up during the NCECA Conference March 25-30 at Joe Christensen’s Studio, 10895 Excelsior Blvd, in Hopkins, MN. Jennifer Rogers and I are showing work created in response to William Morris’ epic poems which evoke a bittersweet longing for perfection.
In Service: Engaging and Connecting through Clay, a show I curated, is currently up at Northern Clay Center in the Main Gallery. It features six artists and organizations who use ceramics to effect social change, including The Democratic Cup (featured in photo), Potter’s for Peace’s Water Filter Project, Powderhorn Empty Bowls, Northern Clay Center’s Seward Neighborhood Outreach, and artists Warren MacKenzie and Jeff Schmuki. The exhibition is on view March 8 – April 28, 2019.
The Vine Art Center presents Ideal Made Real: MN NICE, featuring the work of Alumni and Affiliate Artists of the MN NICE Program. This exhibition celebrates MN NICE’s 5th Anniversary and embodies the Claytopia theme of the 2019 NCECA Conference held in Minneapolis this March. The exhibition will be up through April 7, 2019.
New work, made possible by a 2018 Arts Initiative Grant through the Minnesota State Arts Board, is on view at the American Swedish Institute through May 5, 2019. Two new pieces combine data visualization and decorative techniques to illustrate invasive species in Minnesota.