Simplicity of shape and quality of materials.

 

EXHIBITIONS & PUBLICATIONS

2018                Thomas Fire Artists' Recovery Exhibition. Porch Gallery. Ojai, CA

                        CUPful. Cedar Creek Gallery. Creedmoor, NC

2017                SOLO SHOW – “Small Images”. Plinth Gallery. Denver, CO

                             CAST: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process

                             Yunomi Invitational. AKAR, Iowa City, IA

              ACGA Clay and Glass Show. Palo Alto, CA

              Unique Market. Los Angeles, CA

2016               Small Favors VIII. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                            Yunomi Invitational. AKAR, Iowa City, IA

              Beverly Hills Art Show. Beverly Hills, CA

              ACGA Clay and Glass Show. Palo Alto, CA

                            American Craft Council Show. San Francisco, CA

                            Cup: The Intimate Object XII. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

                           Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA

2015              Distilled Essences III. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                           Yunomi Invitational. AKAR, Iowa City, IA

             Contemporary Crafts Market. Santa Monica, CA

             The Slip Cast Object Revisited. Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO

                           American Craft Council Show. San Francisco, CA

                           Cup: The Intimate Object XI. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                           Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA

2014                 Women’s Work. Freehand Gallery. Los Angeles, CA

                           Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA

                           Cup: The Intimate Object X. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                           Strictly Functional Pottery National. Best of Show & Purchase Award Lancaster, PA

                           KC Clay Guild Teabowl National. Best of Show. Kansas City, MO

                           Ready Set: Contemporary Tableware. Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL

                           American Craft Council Show. San Francisco, CA

             Contemporary Crafts Market. Santa Monica, CA

2013                     Contemporary Crafts Market. Santa Monica, CA

                                 Cup: The Intimate Object IX. Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                           Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA

                           10th Annual Ceramics Show: All cups 2, McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, CA

                           Contemporary Crafts Market. Santa Monica, CA

             Sixth Biennale of Functional Ceramics. Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico, D.F, Mexico.

             Small Favors VIII. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

             500 Prints on Clay. Lark Books, USA.             

             A Thousand Hours: Time and Experimentation. Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2012                 Westmont College Holiday Ceramic Show and Sale. Santa Barbara, CA                  

             Contemporary Crafts Market. Santa Monica, CA         

             Small Images. First Place 3D. Juried by Sarah Cunningham. Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

             Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA                  

             The DeLuce Clay National. Juried by Peter Pinnell. Maryville, MO. Included in Ceramics Monthly, Nov. 2012.             

The Creative Community Radio Program. Guest Artist. Santa Barbara, CA 

Contemporary Art Forum, smArt Talks. Guest Artist. Santa Barbara, CA              

The 19th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition. Merit Award & Museum Purchase. Juried by Garth Clark & Mark Del Vecchio. San Angelo, TX.     

Chromatic Edge. NCECA 2012. Seattle, WA.                 

Featured Artist. Santa Barbara Museum of Art Store. Santa Barbara, CA 

Open House. Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum Satellite @ Indigo. Santa Barbara, CA

International Cup 2012. Best of Show. Juried by Jayson Lawfer & Emily Schroeder Willis. Clay Studio of Missoula. Missoula, MT. 2011              

Ojai Art Detour. Ojai, CA                  

Small Images, 2nd Place in 3D category. Juried by Miki Garcia. Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

2007                 Third Biennale of Functional Ceramics. Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico, D.F, Mexico.

2006                 Small Images. Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

2005                 Second Biennale of Functional Ceramics. Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico, D.F, Mexico.

                            500 CUPS. Lark Books, USA.

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2002 –2004        Santa Barbara City College, Professional volunteer, Ceramic Studio. Santa Barbara, CA.

2003                       Studio Pieter Stockmans, Apprenticeship with Pieter Stockmans. Genk, Belgium. 

       Ridley Tree Education Center, Ceramics Instructor, summer camp. Ceramic Technician. Santa Barbara, CA.

       Pat Kenny Studio. Studio Assistant. Santa Barbara, CA

EDUCATION

Apr. 2004 – Aug. 2004      International Ceramic Studio, Artist in Residence. Kecskemet, Hungary.

December 2002             Manos de Oaxaca, Oaxacan Clay Workshop. Oaxaca, México.   

July 2002                      Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Summer School.  Jingdezhen, China

Aug. 2001 – May 2002  Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

                                     Santa Barbara City College Continuing Education, Santa Barbara, CA

                                      UCSB Kilns Workshop, Santa Barbara, CA

1999 - 2001                    Alberto Diaz de Cossio Ceramic Workshop, México City

 

1997 – 1999                                  Master in Business Administration. ITAM-, Mexico, D.F.

1989 – 1993                                  Bachelors of Arts, Architecture. ITESM-  Monterrey, N.L. Mexico