8/01-12/03 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO: MFA Ceramics Program, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
8/00-5/01 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA: Post-Baccalaureate Student

Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, Graduated Summa Cum Laude (with honors):
B.A. English, Professional Writing, B.F.A. Crafts: Ceramics Specialization

Artist Residencies and Assistantships

9/06-12/07 Ceramic Center, Berlin Artist in Residence, funded through the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship program. Mentors: Thomas Hirschler and Kaja Witt

Professional Experience

1/13-present Ceramic Publications Company, Westerville, OH: Managing Editor, Ceramics Monthly magazine, Associate Editor, Pottery Making Illustrated magazine
4/10-1/13 Ceramic Publications Company, Westerville, OH: Associate Editor, Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated Magazines
4/08-4/10 Ceramic Publications Company, Westerville, OH: Assistant Editor, Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated Magazines
1/08-5/08 Denison University Granville, OH: Visiting Assistant Professor of Ceramics
8/05-12/05 Mesa College San Diego, CA: Adjunct Professor, Introduction to Ceramics and Handbuilding Ceramics I
1/03-5/03 University of Colorado at Boulder Teaching Assistant, Ceramics Two, Wheelthrowing
8/02-12/02 University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate Part-Time Instructor, Ceramic Survey.
6/02-7/02 University of Colorado at Boulder Teaching Assistant, Summer Kiln Building course.


11/13-12/13 "Ornament" holiday group exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
10/13 "Art Salon" American Friends of the Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation conference for the German Chancellor Fellows Program, Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington, DC
9/13-11/13 "Earth Moves" group ceramics exhibition, Arvada Center for the Arts in collaboration with NCECA, Arvada, CO
8/13-9/13 Mir Fällt Etwas Ein" two person exhibition with Adrian French, City Art Center, Delaware, OH
3/13 "Bloom" group exhibition, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX
1/13 "Clay on the Wall" group exhibition, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
11/12 "Reunion: What Made You Start Again?" Group show of works by the 2003 MFA graduates of the University of Colorado, Boulder, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO
6/12 "From One Surface to Another" group exhibition, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX
5/12 "Small Favors" group exhibition of small works, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
4/12 "Cloud Patterns" (installation) part of the NCECA Projects Space exhibition, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
7/11 "Chain Letter" group exhibition, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
5/11 "Small Favors" group exhibition of small works, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA.
4/10 "2010: A Space Odyssey" group exhibition of installation works, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD.
3/10 "Donuts and Deviled Eggs" Exhibition of collaborative work in faculty show at Denison University, Granville, OH.
10-11/09 "Malleable Thought" group exhibition, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.
10-11/09 "Generously Odd:Craft Now" at Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2-3/09 "Couplets" group exhibition of collaborative work, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD.
12/07 “Keramik im Advent” group exhibition, Ceramic Center Berlin, Germany.
11/07 "Reflections" solo farewell exhibition, Ceramic Center Berlin, Germany.
8/07 "Sommer Garten Vasen Tage" Ceramic Center Berlin, Germany.
12/06 “Keramik im Advent” group exhibition, Ceramic Center Berlin, Germany.
6-7/06 “San Diego Design: New Work from Allied Craftsmen”, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA. Curator: Beth Smith.
10/05 “Art Auction: Hurricane Katrina Relief Fundraiser.” Jackson Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
6/05 “The Other Side: Large Works,” Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, CA (group show featuring collaborative piece created with Adrian French).
3-4/05 Allied Craftsmen Group Exhibition, Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA.
3/05 “UCSDSU,” University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA. Group show featuring work by UCSD and SDSU affiliated artists.
2/05 “Dialogues,” Collaborative exhibition with Adrian French, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.
2/05 “Its All About Love” exhibition, Clayton Staples Art Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. Third Prize received for work.
10-11/04 Allied Craftsmen Group Exhibition, Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego.
3/04 New Work, NCECA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Three artists’ show.
11/03 “What Made You Start Again?” MFA Thesis Exhibition, CU Art Museum; Boulder, CO.
2-3/03 “Priceless,” Dairy Center; Boulder, CO.
4/02; 4/03 Juried Exhibition, and “CU at Spark,” Spark Gallery; Denver CO.
5-7/02 Colorado Clay 2002, juried exhibition, Foothills Art Center; Golden, CO.
3-4/02 “2002 Synapse,” Galeria Corriente Alterna; Lima, Peru.
6-7/01 June Juried Exhibition, Shockoe Bottom Arts Center; Richmond, VA. Honorable Mention received for work.
8-9/00 Invited Artists Exhibition, Gallery 20; Reading, PA.
4-6/99 National Crafts ‘99 Exhibition, Lancaster Museum of Art; Lancaster, PA.

Honors and Awards

7/06-11/07 Recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Scholarship (one of ten U.S. scholars granted funding for a one year research stay in Germany along with ten Russian and Chinese scholars)
5/99 J.A. Pawling Senior Crafts Graduate Award, Kutztown University, PA
8/94-6/98 Honors Scholarship, Kutztown University; Kutztown, PA


10/13 Earth Moves exhibition catalog
1/2013 Clay on the Wall exhibition catalog
7/08 Feature article in Revista Ceramica no. 109 July/August 2008 by Silvana Suarez Cedeno (in Spanish)
11/07 “Porzellanblumen am Mauerstreifen” article and image about “Reflections” exhibition, Berliner Woche November 7, 2007, p. 10 (in German)
8/07 “Sommer Garten Vasen Tage” exhibition postcard- cover image.
7/07 Radio RBB, radio interview, conducted by Andrea Heinze with Kaja Witt about my artwork, and residency in Germany. (in German)
6/07 Radio RBB/Radio Multikulti, radio interview conducted by Andrea Heinze about the concept, inspiration and making of the Mauer Bluemchen installation. (in German)
5/07 “Auf der Suche nach fremden Gesichtern” installation and site-specific works described in an article about Heidi Preuss Grew, a fellow resident artist at the Ceramic Center Berlin. Berliner Woche (Pankow) May 2, 2007, p. 3  (in German)
4/07 “Mauerbluemchen” article and image, Berliner Zeitung April 18, 2007, Berlin section, p.21  (in German)
6/06 Allied Craftsmen Exhibition announcement, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles June 2006
2/05 It’s All About Love show announcement, Wichita Register, February 2005.
6/02 Colorado Clay Show Review, Denver Post Art Section, June 21, 2002.

Published Writing

5/11 "The Leach Pottery, 1952" Ceramics Monthly, Vol 59, Issue 5, p. 26, May 2011
5/11 "Tile, Tile, Everywhere" Ceramics Monthly, Vol 59, Issue 5, p. 28, May 2011.
7/11 "Pyrofoto" Pottery Making Illustrated, Vol. 14, Issue 3, p. 6-7, July/August 2011.
1/11 "All Weather Clay" Pottery Making Ilustrated, Vol. 14, Issue 1, p. 6-7, January/February 2011.
7/10 "Microwave Kilns" Pottery Making Illustrated, Vol. 13, Issue 4, p. 8-9, July/August 2010.
7/02 “Rebecca Hutchinson: Working with the Dilemma” Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue 48, July 2002.


untitled arrangement thumbnail image arrangement 35  thumbnail image touch  thumbnail image
tug  thumbnail image seven days  thumbnail image social benches  thumbnail image
mirror number 3  thumbnail image contrived contemplation  thumbnail image in limbo installation detail  thumbnail image
arrangement number 32  thumbnail image san diego state university exhibition view untitled vase for tulips
seven days variable vases  thumbnail image mirror number 1