Curating, Teaching and Speaking
JUROR, ALBUQUERQUE METRO YOUTH 2002 & 2003
Ceramics juror for Albuquerque's annual Metro exhibition, featuring the Albuquerque Public School System's finest youth artists. This spring exhibition exemplifies the best techniques, experimentation, and originality of our community's youth.
DIRECTOR, NEW MEXICO CLAY 2000
Directed a statewide-juried ceramics exhibition featuring the finest contemporary ceramics in New Mexico. Increased entries by 500% over previous year, received national, state and local press, and broke sales and attendance records for all previous exhibitions. 1999-2000
DIRECTOR, CLAY MONTH AT THE HARWOOD
Directed a month-long series of exhibitions, lectures and symposia geared towards the general public and ceramics enthusiasts. Lectures included technical presentations on kiln design and construction, clay and clay bodies, Arita porcelain in New Mexico, and a guided 50-person downtown architectural ceramics bus tour with professional speakers, August 2000.
PIT FIRING WORKSHOP PRESENTER
Weekend New Mexico Potters Association workshop for 20 participants, covering the basics of pit firing, colorants and fuels, April 1999.Ceramics Hand Building Lecture and DemonstrationPresented as a companion gallery event to the Rock, Paper, Scissors nationally juried fine craft show at A Hunger Artist Gallery, Winter 1998.
COLLECTING FINE ART PANELIST AND SPEAKER
University of New Mexico Continuing Education class, Winter 1998. Discussed the relationship between gallery, collector and artist and presented my personal body of work to fine art collectors. A Hunger Artist Gallery, Winter 1998.