Curt Benzle Resume

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Curtis  Benzle
706 Randolph Ave.
Huntsville, AL   35801



Born:  April 20, 1949
Lakewood, Ohio

  • Hillsdale College – 1967-1969
  • The Ohio  State University – B.F.A. 1972
  • Rochester Institute of Technology/
  • School for the  American Craftsmen
  • Graduate studies in glass 1973
  • Northern Illinois University
  • M.A. 1978
  • CERF+ : Board of Trustees.  2012-2015
  • Huntsville Arts Council, Huntsville, AL : Board of Trustees2010-2015
  • Alabama Clay Conference 2009 : Chair
  • American Crafts Council : Board of Trustees1993-96
  • American Craft Assoc. : Chair 1994-95
  • American Craft Retail Assoc. : Board of Directors(1990-92)
  • National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts
  • Ohio Designer Craftsmen : President(1985-87)
  • Ohio Citizens Committee for the Arts
  • The Crafts Report :  Editorial Advisory Board (1990-92)
  • The Year of American Craft 1993 : National Committee
  • The Professional Crafts Journal : Editorial Advisory Board (1995-97)
  • Columbus College of Art and Design,
    • 1982-
    • Chair Dimensional Studies 2001-2007
    • Professor Emeritus 2007-
  • Syracuse University 1998, Visiting Artist
  • Arrowmont School of Craft, 1983, 85, 88
  • Savannah College of Art and Design, 1979-80
  • Sea Pines Academy, 1978-79
  • The University of South Carolina,1978-79
  • Monte Sano Art Festival; Huntsville, AL
    • 2012-14.  Director
  • Ohio Designer Craftsmen: Columbus, Ohio
    • 1996-99, Executive director.
  • Creative Spirit Workshop, Columbus, Ohio
    • 1996-2000, owner; retail store
  • Applied Arts, Hilliard, Ohio
    • 1988-, owner; produce porcelain lighting and  accesories,
  • Benzle Porcelain Co., Hilliard, Ohio
    • 1978-, owner; produce porcelain jewelry
  • Sea Pines Summer Arts; Hilton Head, South Carolina
    • 1974-76, director, summer crafts school
  • Oz Crafts; Hilton Head, South Carolina
    • 1972-76, owner; produced printed textiles, functional pottery


Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York City, NY

Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum
Taipei, Taiwan

Cultural Center

Seto, Japan

The National Collection of American Art/Smithsonian Institution

Washington, D.C.

Museo Internazionale Delle Ceramiche

Faenze,  Italy

The White Collection of Contemporary Crafts/ The White House

Washington, D.C.

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona, CA

Columbus(OH) Museum of Art/ Hilton Hotel Collection

Columbus, Ohio

Kitakyushu Folk Art and Craftsman’s Village

Kitakyushu, Japan

Wellingstraat Museum

Ghent, Belgium

The Cleveland Museum  of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art(LACMA)

Los Angeles, California

The Everson Museum

Syracuse, NY

Arizona State University Art Center, Ceramics Research Center

Tempe, Arizona

Crocker Museum of Art

Sacramento, CA

Tucson Museum of Art

Tucson, AZ

The Illinois State Museum

Springfield, Illinois

Indianapolis Museum of Art

Indianapolis, Indiana

The Mint Museum  of Art

Charlotte, North Carolina

San Angelo Museum of Art

San Angelo, Texas

Miami University/The Ohio Designer Craftsmen Permanent Collection

Oxford, Ohio

The Ohio Arts Council

Columbus, Ohio

School for the American Craftsman

Rochester, New York

The Arrowmont School of Crafts

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Canton Art Institute

Canton, Ohio

San Angelo Museum of Fine Art

San Angelo, Texas

Dayton Art Institute

Dayton, Ohio

Evanston Hospital

Evanston, Illinois

Topeka Public Library

Topeka, Kansas

The Ritz-Carlton

Washington, D.C.

Firestone Corporation

Akron, Ohio

Price Waterhouse

Columbus, Ohio

Mt. Sinai Medical Center

Pepper Pike, Ohio

First Bank of Savannah

Savannah, Georgia



Biennial 2015

Johnson Center for the Arts, Troy, AL

“2115 Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellowship Recipients”

ASCA Gallery, Montgomery, AL

SOFA (w/ Gingrass Gallery) 2014

Chicago, IL

Gingrass Gallery,  2014

Milwaukee, WI

Alabama-the Year of the Pot, 2014

Alabama Power Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Arrowmont Faculty Exhibit, 2013

Gatlinburg, TN

Sanggam, Korea Craft and Design Foundation , Invitation

Seoul, Korea, 2010

Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale 2011

Republic of Korea, 2011

Crocker Museum of Art- Swidler Collection, curated

Sacramento, CA  2010

Sherrie Gallerie, Solo Exhibition

Columbus, OH 2009

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale

Taipei, Taiwan, 2008

1,000 Pounds of Alabama Clay

Kentuck Art Center(traveling-AL Arts Council),  2008-09

Gingrass Gallery, Group Exhibitioin

Milwaukee, WI, 2007

Tucson Museum of Art, An Eclectic Eye; Selections from the Dan Leach Collection

Tucson, AZ  2007

Alabama Artists-Alabama council on the Arts Gallery–Curated

Montgomery, AL

Capital University, Group Exhibition

Columbus, OH.  2007

Springfield Museum of Art,  Curated Exhibition

Springfield, OH 2006

Santa Fe Clay, Group Exhibition

Santa Fe, NM 2006

SOFA Chicago, Intl. Expo

Chicago, IL 2005, 2006

Huntsville Museum of Art, Red Clay Survey

Huntsville, AL 2005

Seto Center for Ceramics and Glass, World Expo

Aichi, Japan  2005

Canton Museum of Art, Solo Show

Canton, OH 2004

Sherrie Gallery, Solo Show

Columbus, OH 2004

St. Joseph Gallerie, Invitational

Netherlands,  2004

River Gallery, Solo Show

Chattanooga, TN, 2002

Capital University, Group Show

Columbus, OH, 2001

CCAD Faculty Show

Columbus, OH, 2001

Seto Center for Ceramics and Glass, Group Show

Seto, Japan,  2001

Heim und Handwerk”, Group Show

Munich, Germany, 2000

Kentucky Art & Craft Foundation, Group Show

Lexington, KY, 1999

Brookfield Craft Center, Group Show

Brookfield, CT, 1999

Columbus College of Art & Design, Faculty Show

Columbus, OH 1999

Zazen Gallery, Group Show

Madison, WI, 1999

Ohio Wesleyan University, Three Person Show  Deleware, OH 1998

del Mano Gallery, Solo Show

Los Angeles, CA, 1997

Maple Hill Gallery, Group Show

Portland, ME 1997

Ferrin Gallery,  Group Show

Northampton, MA 1996

Daniel Arvizu Gallery,  Group Show

Santa Ana, CA  1996

del Mano Gallery,  Group Show

Los Angeles, CA  1996

Functional Ceramics,  Wooster College Invitational

Wooster, OH 1996

The National Museum of American Art, The White House Collection

Wahington, D.C. 1995

The Warehouse, Contemporary Porcelain/Group Show

London, England 1995

Spokane Arts School, Group Show

Spokane, WA 1995

Ohio Craft Museum, Group Show

Columbus, Ohio 1994

The Joann Rapp  Gallery, Group Show

Scottsdale, AZ 1993

The White House, Group Show

Washington, DC 1993

Mendleson Gallery, Group Show

Washington Depot, CN, 1992

Museum Voor Sierkunst,”Frank Steyaert, Hommages”

Gent, Belgium, 1992

Olsen/Larson Gallery, Group Show

DesMoines, IA, 1991

New Artforms Expo (Schneider/Blume Gallery)

Chicago, IL, 1991

Gallery Eight, Group Show

La Jolla, CA, 1991

Tsukushi Art Gallery, Solo Show

Kitakyushu, Japan, 1991

Sawtooth Center for Art, Presentor’s Exhibition

Winston-Salem, N. C., 1991

Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Group Show

Columbus, OH, 1991

Mendleson Gallery, Group Show

Washington Depot, CN 1991

Akasaka/Green Gallery, Solo Show

Tokyo, Japan, 1990

New Art Forms Expo (M.C. Gallery)

Navy Pier,  Chicago, IL, 1990

Swidler Gallery, Two person Show

Detroit, MI, 1990

International Ceramics Festival ‘89, Invitational and Juried sections

Mino, Japan, 1989

Concours Interational de Ceramique Decoree, Juried

Carouge, Switzerland, 1989

Ohio Designer Craftsmen,  Pacesetter(solo)

Columbus, OH,1989

University of Nebraska, Group Invitational

Lincoln, NE, 1989

New Artforms Expositiond(M.C. Gallery)

Chicago, IL, 1989

San Angelo Museum of Art, Invited Artists, Monarch Tile Exhibition

San Angelo, TX, 1989

Martha Schneider Gallery, Solo Show

Chicago, IL, 1989

Zanesville Art Center, Solo Show

Zanesville, OH, 1988

New  Artforms Exposition (Martha Schnieder Gallery)

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 1988

MC Gallery, Solo Exhibition

Minneapolis, MN, 1988

Maple Hill Gallery, Group Invitational

Portland, ME, 1988

Limoges Creative Porcelain Invitational, 1988

Limoges, France

Arrowmont School, Faculty Invitational

Gatlinburg, TN, 1988

Running Ridge, Two Person Show

Santa Fe, NM, 1988

Galerie Barbara Silverberg, Group Invitational

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1988

Lawrence Gallery, Group Invitational

Portland, OR, 1988

Katie Gingrass Gallery, Group Invitational

Milwaukee, WI, 1988

Banaker Gallery, Group Invitational

Walnut Creek, CA, 1988

American Crafts(Sylvia Ulman), Three Person Show

Cleveland, OH, 1988

Clay Place, Group Invitational

Pittsburg, PA, 1988

New Artforms Exposition(Martha Schnieder Gallery)

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, 1987

Akasaka Green Gallery, Solo Show

Tokyo, Japan, July, 1987

Ceramic National, Everson Museum of Art

Syracuse, NY, 1987

NCECA Exhibition, Eureka Crafts

Syracuse, NY, 1987

Kyoto Craft Competition International

Kyoto, Japan, November, 1986

Martha Schnieder Gallery, Solo Show

Chicago, IL, October, 1986

Running Ridge Gallery, Solo Show

Santa Fe, NM, June, 1986

Lawrence Gallery, Solo Show

Portland, OR, June, 1986

Pewabic Pottery, Invitational

Detroit, MI, May, 1986

Olsen/Larsen Gallery, Invitational

DesMoines,IA, April, l986

Elaine Potter Gallery, Two Person Show

San Francisco,CA, March, 1986

Craft Alliance Gallery, Invitational

St. Louis,MO, March, 1986

Mather Gallery, Invitational

Cleveland, OH, March, 1986

Worthington Art’s Council, Solo Show

Worthington, OH, February, 1986

Christie’s, Auction

London, England, December, 1985

Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Invitational

Toronto, Canada, October, l985

Governor’s Residence Art Collection

Columbus, Ohio, August, l985

Dayton Art Institute, The Ohio Selection

Dayton, Ohio, August l985

Craft Company No. 6, Solo Show

Rochester, New York, April l985

Hanson Galleries, Solo Show

Houston, Texas, March l985

Craft Alliance Gallery, 20th Anniversary Invitational

St. Louis, Mo. February l985

The Canton Art Institute Invitational

Canton, Ohio, January , 1985

Martha Schneider Gallery, Two Person Show

Chicago, Ill. January l985

  1. Corcoran Gallery, Solo Show

Muskegon, Michigan, January l985

Liberty Galleries, Solo Show

Louisville, Kentucky, August l984

Venture Gallery, Solo Show

Detroit, Michigan, November l984

Nationwide Gallery, Two Person Show

Columbus,  Ohio, October, l984

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Solo Show

Indianapolis, Indiana, August l984

International Art Competition (in conjunction with the Los Angeles

Olympics) traveling Los Angeles area, July-Sept, l984

Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Solo Show

Louisville, Kentucky, April, l984

Suntory Art Museum, American Porcelain

Tokyo, Japan, April l984

Columbus Museum of Art, Annual Exhibition

Columbus, OH, 1984

The National Museum, American Porcelain

Jakarta, Indonesia, November l983

Carol Shapiro Gallery, Invitational

St.  Louis, Missouri, November, l983

Venture Gallery, Solo Show

Detroit, Michigan, November, l983

Rodell/Retreat Gallery, Invitational

Los Angeles, California, October l983

Craftsmen’s Gallery, Invitational

Scarsdale, New York, September,  l983

Helen Winnemore Gallery, Solo Show

Columbus, Ohio, July, l983

College of Wooster, Functional Ceramics

Wooster, Ohio, April l983

Columbus Museum of Art, May Show

Columbus, Ohio, April, l983

Renwick Gallery/Smithsonian Institution, Featured Artist

Washington, D. C., January, l983

Martha Schneider Gallery, Solo Show

Chicago, Illinois, l982

Carol Hooberman Gallery, Solo Show

Detroit, Michigan, l982

International Competition of Artistic Ceramics

Faenza, Italy, l98l and l982

Craft and Folk Art Museum, Invitational

Los Angeles, CA, 1982

The Herron School of Art, Invitational

Indianapolis, IN, 1982

Wooster College, Functional Ceramics Invitational

Wooster, OH, 1982

Craftsmen’s Gallery, Invitational

Scarsdale, NY, 1982

  1. Corcoran Gallery, Two Person Show

Muskegon, MI, 1982

Branch Gallery, Invitational

Washington, DC, 1981

Marcia Rodell Gallery, Invitational

Los Angeles, CA, 1981

Contemporary Artisans, Invitational

San Francisco, CA, 1981

Baldwin/Wallace College, Invitational

Cleveland, OH, 1981

Cleveland Museum of Art, Annual

Cleveland, OH, 1980

Ohio Foundation on the Arts, Traveling Exhibition

Columbus, OH, 1980

Smithsonian Institution/Renwick Gallery, American Porcelain

Washington, DC, 1980

Clemson University, South Carolina Biennial

Clemson, SC, 1980

Columbus Cultural Arts Center, ODC Annual Exhibition

Columbus, OH, 1980-1986

Columbus Museum of Art, Beaux Arts

Columbus, OH, 1979

Mint Museum of Art, Biennial

Charlotte, NC, 1979

Georgia Designer Craftsmen, Invitational

Atlanta, GA, 1979

University of South Carolina, Solo Show

Beaufort, SC, 1979

Pensecola College, Juried Exhibition

Pensecola, FL, 1979

Cleveland Museum of Art, Annual

Cleveland, OH, 1979

Illinois State Museum, Illinois Crafts Exhibition

Springfield, IL, 1979

Marietta College, Crafts National

Marietta, OH, 1979

Peters Valley Center, Juried Exhibition

Layton, NJ, 1978

Memphis State University, Juried Exhibition

Memphis, TN, 1978

ARC Gallery, 4 X 4 Invitational

Chicago, IL, 1978

Center for the Visual Arts, Juried Exhibition

Normal, IL, 1977

Columbia Museum of Art, Annual

Columbia, SC, 1974, 1975

Cleveland Museum of Art, Annual

Cleveland, OH, 1973

Marietta College, Crafts National

Marietta, OH,  1972

Sloan/O’Stiky Gallery, Invitational

Cleveland, OH, 1972

Cleveland Museum of Art, Annual

Cleveland, OH, 1971



Workshop: Porcelain: Color and Light  October 2014

International Clay Art, Athens, Greece.

Workshop, “Porcelain: Color and Light”,  August 2014

Kiln Studio, Fairhope, AL

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”, April, 2014

La Meridiana School of Ceramics, Certaldo, Italy

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”, Oct., 2013

Workhouse Art Center, Lofton, VA

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”, August, 2013

Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN

San Diego Potters Guild/ Making a Living as an Artist, 2013

San Diego, CA

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”. Jan, 2013

92nd Street Y, NYC, NY

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”, 2012

La Meridiana School of Ceramics.  Certaldo, Italy

Workshop  “Porcelain: Color & Light”. 2011

Metchosin School of Art, Victoria, B.C. Canada

Alabama Clay Conference, Feb. 2008

Univ. of Alabama,  Tuscaloosa, AL

Alabama Teacher Seminar, April, 2007

Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

Lecture/Demonstration, April 2005

World Expo Aichi, Japan

Lecture, “Jobs &  Fine Arts”,  November, 2004

Ohio Art Educators,  Columbus, OH

Lecture, “Life in the Arts”, College Day, 2001

CCAD, Columbus, OH

Lecture, December 20, 2000

Seto Cultural Center, Seto, Japan

Lecture, March 19-20, 1999

Kentucky Arts Council, Lexington, KY

Lecture, Jun 11, 1999

Riverbend Art Center, Dayton, OH

Lecture, November 23, 1998

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Lecture, September 19, 1998

Craft Business Institute, Baltimore, MD

Lecture, May 27, 1998

Riverbend Art Center, Dayton, OH

Lecture, October 25, 1997

Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

Lecture September 13, 1997

Craft Business Institute,  Baltimore, MD

Lecture, April 12, 1996

Functional Ceramics Workshop, Wooster College,  Wooster, OH

Workshop, May 18-21, 1995

Haystack School, Deer Isle, ME

Symposium September 16-18,1994

The Craft Business Institute, Cascade, MD

Workshop, May 8, 1994

Ceramic Guild of Cleveland, Cleveland,Ohio

Symposium,  October, 1993

Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN

Lecture and Workshop, October, 1992

Mesa Art Center, Phoenix, AZ

Workshop, May, 1992

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, May, 1991

The Ontario Clay and Glass Assoc./Univ. of Toronto, Erindale, Ontario

Workshop, April, 1991

Sawtooth Center for Art/ Color Symposium, Winston-Salem, NC

Lecture, July, 1990

Kentucky Art & Craft Foundation, Frankfort, KY

Lecture and Workshop, March, 1990

Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA

Lecture and Workshop, January, 1989

Minnesota Crafts Council, Minneapolis, MN

Lecture and Workshop, March, 1989

New Brunswick Craft Center, New Brunswick, Canada

Lecture and Workshop, April, 1989

San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

Lecture and Workshop, July, 1988

Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN

Lecture and Workshop, January, 1988

Clayfactory, Tampa, FL,

Lecture and Workshop, July,  1987

Karita Craft School, Tokyo, Japan

Lecture and Workshop, March, 1987

University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Lecture and Workshop, July, 1986

Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Lecture And Workshop, April, 1986

Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, Conn.

Lecture and Workshop, September, 1985

Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, January, l985

Canton Art Institute, Canton, Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, February l985

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, March, l985

Toledo Potter’s Guide,  Toledo, Ohio

Two Week Workshop, July, l984

University of Miami, Oxford, Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, May, l984

Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, Connecticut

Lecture and Workshop, March, l984

A.R.T.,  Chicago, Illinois

Lecture, November, l983

Venture Gallery, Detroit, Michigan

One Week Workshop, August, l982 and August, l983

Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Slide Lecture, February, l983

College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio

Slide Lecture, July, l983

Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

Slide Lecture and Demonstration, May, l982

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Lecture and Workshop, April, l982

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina




STUDIO  POTTER: Winter 2007 vol 36. “Making Art or Making Artists”, pp 41-43.

CERAMICS MONTHLY:October 2007, “Lithophanes; Contemporary Approach”,

p 5(illlus.) & 48.

CERAMIC REVIEW: July/August 2007  “Caressing Light”, Brian Miller, pp 46-49

AMERICAN CRAFT: June/July, 2005, Review of Canton Museum of Art show.

CERAMICS MONTHLY: February, 2004,”The Phoenix Lives” Margaret Armbrust, pp65-68

STUDIO POTTER: June, 1998, P48.



STUDIO POTTER: December, 1994, p 36.

CERAMIC MONTHLY: December, 1993, “Robert Eckels” pp40-42.


NICHE: Spring, 1991, p. 51

CERAMICS MONTHLY: March, 1991,p. 18

ORNAMENT: Winter, 1990, p. 29




CRAFTS REPORT: December, 1988, p 8

CERAMICA(SPAIN): January, 1989(#32), pp.52-53.

CERAMICS MONTHLY: October, 1988, pp. 38-39.

ART GALLERY INTERNATIONAL: March/April, 1988, pp. 20-25.

CERAMICA(Spain): January, 1988 cover, p 17.

CREATIVE IDEAS FOR LIVING: January, 1988, pp12-13.

TOSETSU(Japan), 1987

HONOHO GEIJUTSU(Japan): 1987, pp 184-187

THE GEIJUTSU-SHINCHO(Japan) 1987, p. 80.

LA REVUE DE LA CERAMIQUE ET DU VERRE(France) 1987, pp 19 & 22.

CERAMICS MONTHLY: “American Clay at Christie”s, p61, January, 1987

CRAFTARTS(Australia): “American Ceramics”, p37 January/March, 1985


DIALOGUE: November/December, l984

POTTERY IN AUSTRALIA: November/December, l984

STUDIO POTTER: Summer l984 “Cutting Edge”, pp. 4-5

AMERICAN CRAFT:”portfolio”, February/March, l984


AMERICAN CERAMICS: Curtis and Suzan Benzle/Exhibitions

June, l983, 2/2, pp. 50-5l by Janet Koplos

CERAMICS MONTHLY: March, l983, pp. 77, 79, 8l

STUDIO POTTER : Winter issue, l983

THE CERAMICS: (Japanese Periodical) August, l982

METROPOLITAN HOME: August, l982, p. 78

David Leach: Curtis Benzle

DIALOGUE, February, l982

Craft Aesthetic: Curtis Benzle

DIALOGUE, March, l98l

Edible Art: Curtis Benzle

SCHOOL ARTS, pp.  50-5l , February, l980







Lark Books, Ashville, NC  2009

“LITHOPHANES”,  Margaret Carney

Schiffer, Atglen, PA  2008

“COLOURING CLAY”, Jo Connell, MacMillan, Basingstoke, UK, 2007

“MASTERS; PORCELAIN”, Richard Burkett, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 2007

“CLAY IN ART: INTERNATIONAL”, Kostas Tarkasis, Clay Art-International, Nea             Smyrni, Greece  2005

“MAKING MARKS; DISCOVERING THE CERAMIC SURFACE”; Robin Hopper,              Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin. 2004


“CLAY AND GLAZES FOR THE POTTER”: Robin Hopper, Krause Publications, Iola,        WI,   2000

“CERAMIC FORM: DESIGN AND DECORATION: Peter Lane, A&C Black(London),                                                                                                            Rizzoli(New York),1998

“COLOUR IN CLAY”: Jane Waller, Crowood Press, 1998.

“HANDBUILT CERAMICS”: Kathy Triplett, Lark Books, 1997,  pp 25,60.

“CONTEMPORARY PORCELAIN”: Peter Lane, A&C Black, 1995, pp 55, 102, 109,           161, 162.

“ELECTRIC KILN CERAMICS”: Richard Zakin, Chilton, 1994, cover illus., pp 17, 161.

“CRAFT IN AMERICA”: Phllis George, The Summit Groupk, 1993,pp 180-181.

“ART THAT WORKS”: Lloyd Herman, Univ. of Washington Press, 1990, pp.23, 90

“CLAY TODAY”: Martha Drexler Lynn, Chronicle Books, 1990, p. 173

“CERAMICS/ MASTERING THE CRAFT”, Richard Zakin, Chilton, 1990, p. 35

“CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS FOR THE HOME”: Bill Kraus, Kraus/Sikes, 1990, pp            15,90-91

“POTTERY FORM”: Peter Lane, Collins, 1988


“AMERICAN CERAMICS NOW”: Everson Museum of Art, 1988

“CLAYWORK”: Leon Nigrosh, Davis 1986, p 139.

“THE CERAMIC SPECTRUM”:Robin Hopper, Chilton l983

“STUDIO CERAMICS”: Peter Lane, Collins l983, pp. l35, l82,  l83


“PORCELAIN, TRADITIONS AND NEW VISIONS”:Axel and McCready; pp. 59, 86,

88, ll9, Watson-Guptill, l980




Alabama State Council on the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship, 2014

Professor Emeritus: Columbus College of Art & Design

Residency; Seto Center of Ceramics and Glass,  2000

Greater Columbus Arts Council Individual Fellowship Grant


Ohio Arts Council Individual Fellowship Grant

l98l, l983, l984, 1988, 2005

Chosen to Design the Ohio Youth Art Award/State of Ohio


The National Endowment for the Arts Craftsmen Fellowship Grant


Xerox Academic Grant,   l972