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Teabowl Exhibition

It is a pleasure to be exhibiting in The Teabowl: East and West, being held at Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA. This exhibition showcases an international grouping teabowls, and runs from March 01 – 30, 2018. These are the two wood fired kurinuki chawan I have in this show… 

Tea Bowl Lecture

Last evening (03-01-2018), Dr. Bonnie Kenske (UK), artist, writer, and author of “The Tea Bowl: East and West”, presented the first of several gallery lectures here in the US at Lacoste Gallery (Concord, MA). I was unable to attend, but did watch it on the live Face Book stream, and what a pleasant surprise to see my chawan flash up on the screen!

San Angelo National

The wood fired "Bud Vase" shown below was selected for exhibition in the 22nd San Angelo (TX) National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, which runs April 20th - June 24th, 2018. The juror, Peter Held, selected 111 works by 103 artists from a total of 865 pieces submitted.


Cavin-Morris Gallery, NYC

It is a great pleasure to now be associated with Cavin-Morris Gallery, located in the Chelsea district of New York City. This is a top-notch gallery for contemporary ceramics, both functional and non-functional, showing work by Western ceramic artists, as well as works by artists from Japan, Korea, and China. A link to my work that is currently available through the gallery is active in the News Heading above. 



The following wood fired pieces will be shown in TEA II, an exhibition of ceramic vessels used in the many aspects of making, serving, and drinking tea. It is being presented by Schaller Gallery, 210 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI, and will run February 5th - March 3rd, 2018.

International Cup

This wood fired kurinuki sake cup will be exhibited in International Cup 2018, being held February 4th - 23rd at the Clay Studio of Missoula, 1106 Hawthorne Street, Missoula, MT.



These two pieces will be in Spectra: A Survey of American Contemporary Wood Fired Ceramics at Morean Center for Clay. Curated by Seth Charles, this invitational exhibition will run December 5th, 2017 through January 30th, 2018. Exhibiting artists are: Peter Callas, Seth Charles, Linda Christianson, Trevor Dunn, Perry Haas, Stephen Heywood, Mitch Iburg, Bob Kirk, Lucien Koonce, Heidi Kreitchet, George McCauley, Dan Murphy, Ted Neal, Patrick Rademaker, Stephen Robison, Tim Rowan, Akira Satake, Matt Schiemann, Hitomi Shibata, Takuro Shibata, Lars Voltz, and
Tara Wilson.

Best in Show

This wood fired tea bowl was awarded Best in Show in Shino Splendor, District Clay Gallery, Washington, DC, an exhibition dedicated to showing the diversity of Shino glazes.  It will travel to the Japanese Information and Cultural Center, Embassy of Japan, Washington, DC, for a short engagement, running October 31st - November 09th. Afterwards it will return to the District Clay Gallery until the show's closing on November 26th, 2017.


Honorable Mention

It is an honor to have been awarded an Honorable Mention for my chawan in the Workhouse Clay International 2017 exhibition. Given the incredible quality and diversity of work in this show, as well as knowing the extremely high aesthetics bar that juror Chris Gustin sets, I am very humbled. There were only five awards given (Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and two Honorable Mentions), and its such a pleasure to have received one. This is the piece that was awarded, and was the only functional piece of the five...

Shino Splendor

This wood fired kurinuki tea bowl..."Chawan with Hobo Signs"... will be shown in Shino Splendor, an exhibition showcasing the beauty and complexity of Shino glazes. It will be held at District Clay Gallery, located in Washington, DC, from October 27th through November 26th, 2017.