holly walker ceramics

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SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Studio potter 1979 to present.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. New Works- retreat, fall, 2012.

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, Funded Residency, 2012, 2007, 1996.

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Educational Outreach Coordinator 1997 to 2000.

Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Edgecomb, ME, Executive Director 1990-1995.

Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT, 1982.

EDUCATION

MFA Ceramics, minor in painting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 1990.

BFA Painting, Ohio University, Athens, OH. Magna cum laude. 1974.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

MFA Ceramics, minor in painting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 1990.

BFA Painting, Ohio University, Athens, OH. Magna cum laude. 1974.

SELECTED PERSONAL AWARDS

Frog Hollow Vermont Craft Association Artisan Grant Program, 2016 recipient.

Vermont Art Council development grant, 2010.

SELECTED TEACHING, WORKSHOPS, AND LECTURES

Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO. Workshop, June, 2019.

Southern Methodist University Meadows School of Art, Dallas, TX. Visiting Artist, April, 2019.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. “Open Door”, 2017.

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, MA. Workshop, August 2017.

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. Co-Lecturer, fall, 2013.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. Instructor, 2012.

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. Visiting Artist, fall, 2011.

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Co-teacher, spring, 2011.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Hicks, Candice Methe, and Leanne McClurg Cambric. fall, 2019.

AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA. Solo exhibit, spring, 2019.

Dallas Pottery Invitational, Dallas, TX, spring, 2019.

TRAX Gallery, Berkeley, CA. Fall 2017 exhibit.

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC. Solo Exhibit, Focus Gallery “Abecedarium”, summer, 2017.

Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. “Pottery Invitational” weekend-long forum and pottery exhibition of 22 New England potters, spring, 2016 as co-curator, 2015, 2014, 2013.

National Conference of Education in the Ceramic Arts, various locales, “La Mesa” Santa Fe Clay invitational exhibition, annually 2016 through 2005.

LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln NE. Solo exhibit, Folsom Gallery, winter, 2015.

Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA. “Mazurka” Solo wall exhibitor, Winter, 2014.

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. “Exquisite Pots II: Red Handed” Exhibit of collaboration between eight earthenware artists. fall, 2013.

COLLECTIONS

Gail M. Brown, NM. 2018.

John Bullard Collection, 2016.

David and Louise Rosenfeld Collection, Dallas, TX, 2016.

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR. 2013.

San Angelo Museum of Fine arts, San Angelo, TX. 2011.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Mastering Handbuilding”, Sunshine Cobb, 2018.

“Inspired: Life in Penland’s Resident Artist and Core Fellowship Programs”, Featured artist, images and interview. 2016.

“Graphic Clay”, Jason Bige Burnett, 2015.

“Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist’s Guide to Glaze and Color” Brian Taylor and Kate Doody, 2014.

“American iPottery”, Kevin Hluch, 2014.

“Exquisite Pots II: Red Handed” Northern Clay Center catalogue, 2013.

“Visual Translations: relationships between Drawing and Form” The Studio Potter, Summer/Fall, 2010.

“Masters Earthenware” Matthias Ostermann, 2009.