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Condensed Vitae

930 Hilltown Pike , Hilltown, PA  l8927            (2l5) 822 3365

BORN; l939, Cleveland, Ohio
MFA, 1965;   BFA, 1963;  Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Professor of Art, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pa, since 1970, Retired 2003

AWARDS   (selected)
National Endowment for the Arts, Craftsmen Fellowship, l977
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Fellowship in Crafts, 1999, 1989, 1985, 1983

The List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, 2016
The Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 2015
The Ortlip Art Gallery at Houghton College, Houghton, NY, 2008
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1983
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2014, 2010, 2008, 2005, 1994, 1992, 1985, 1984, 1982, 1980, 1977
The Clay Studio, Harrison Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1998
Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury Center, VT, 1999

The Clay Studio National, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2016
The Clay Studio: 40 Years,
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA , 2014
Ceramic Abstraction, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT 2007
Inside + Out / Big & Small, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA 2006
Back to the Future—Connections in Clay, Wilson Art Center, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio 2005
The Clay Studio: Thirty Years of Excellence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2005
The Clay Studio: Thirty Years, NCECA Show, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD, 2005
Bonsai inSites, Collaborations Between Tree and Container, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, 2002
Philadelphia Sculptors, Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton, NJ, 1998
20th Anniversary Celebration Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 1994
29th Ceramic National Exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 1993
Contemporary Philadelphia Artists, Philadelphia Musem of Art, Philadelphia, PA, l990
American Clay Artists--1989, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia,PA, 1989
A Survey of Slab Ceramics, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA, 1986
Clay for Walls, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1983
Soup Soup Beautiful Soup, Cambell Museum, Camden, NJ, 1983
Contemporary Ceramics: A Response to Wedgewood, Civic Center Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 1980
Landscape: New Views, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithica, NY, 1978
Contemporary Ceramics: The Artists Viewpoint, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Michigan, 1977
Soup Tureens: 1976, Cambell Museum, Camden, NJ,1976
The Plastic Earth, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI, 1973
A Decade of Ceramic Art: 1962-1972, From the Collection of Prof. and Mrs. R. Joseph Monsen,                      San Francisco Museum of Art, CA, 1972
Clayworks: 20 Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY, 1971

COMMISSIONS   (selected)
Korman Commercial Properties            ARA Services
Trammell Crow Inc.            The Photo Lab

COLLECTIONS   (selected)
Fu Le International Ceramic Art Museums, Fuping, Shaanxi, China
Philadelphia Museum of Art            Cleveland Museum of Art
Milwaukee Art Center            Arizona State University Art Museum
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art            Kalamazoo Institute of Art
IBM            Widener University Law School

International Ceramics Symposium, Memphis Academy of Arts, Tennessee, 1973
Co-founder and Advisory Board Member, The Clay Studio, a non-profit studio, gallery and school,             Philadelphia, PA, founded 1974.


Pictorial Abstractions
Sculptural Abstractions
Desert Period
Raku Firings
China 2007