C.V.

 

Education

 

M.F.A. in Ceramics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

B.A. in Studio Art, cum laude, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois

 

Professional Experience

  • Professor Emeritus, College of William and Mary, 2013 - present 

  • Professor of Ceramics, College of William and Mary, 1974-2013

  • College of William and Mary in conjunction with Southern Connecticut State                   University, Study Abroad Program, Urbino, Italy, summers 1993-2000

  • University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy:                                           Artist-in-Residence, Fall 1990                                                                                      Visiting Professor of Ceramics, summer 1988

 

Selected Other Professional Experience

  • Nominations Committee, NCECA, 2013

  • Juror, McKnight Fellowship Awards, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2012

  • Exhibitions Committee, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia, 1997-2002

  • Curator, "Table Manners", exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia, 1997

  • Art Issues Committee, The Hand workshop Art Center,Richmond, Virginia, 1996-1997

  • Board of Directors, The Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, Virginia, 1995-1996

  • Juror, Small Works Exhibition, Hermitage Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1993

  • National Council on Education in the Ceramics Arts: 

           Fellow of the Council, awarded in 1989

           Executive Board, Programs Chair, 1987-1988

           Executive Board, Treasurer, 1983-1987

           Director-At-Large, 1981-1983

  • Nominator, Awards in the Visual Arts, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1984   

 

Recent Published Images, Catalog, and Article

 

  • Photo and statement in "The Open Door, Warren MacKenzie", American Craft,         Dec./Jan. 2015

  • Teapots, Vol. 2, Lark Books, 2013, two works, juried by Jim Lawton

  • Marlene Jack: A Journey In Clay, catalog to accompany solo retrospective                 exhibition, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia, 2011

  • 500 Vases, Lark Books, 2010, juried by Julia Galloway

  • 500 Plates And Chargers, Lark Boks, 2008, juried by Linda Arbuckle

  • Cover, Ceramics Monthly, featured artist, December 2005

  • "A Balanced Hand", article, Ceramics Monthly, December 2005

 

Selected National and Regional Invitational and Curated Exhibitions

2016

     "Role Models", Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

     "Role Models", Belger Arts Center, NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri

     "Shapers of the field: NCECA Honors and Fellows", Leedy-Voulkas Art Center,                NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri

2015

     "Pouring Arts Invitational 2015", NCECA, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River,            Massachusetts

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Providence, Rhode Island

     "Virginia Earth: Ceramic Arts", Portsmouth Museum of Art and Cultural Center,                Portsmouth, Virginia

     "Simple Cups Show 2015", Kobo Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2014

     "Passing It On: From Bernard Leach to Jeff Oestreich to the Midwest and Beyond",        Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, California

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013

     "Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, four-person exhibition, Asheville, North Carolina

     "Duets", national invitational, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Houston, Texas

2012

     "Yunomi Invitational", AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Seattle, Washington

     "Beyond Form: Exploring the Ceramic Surface", curated, Peninsula Fine Arts                   Center, Newport News, Virginia

2011

     "Marlene Jack: A Journey In Clay", solo retrospective, Muscarelle Museum of Art,          Williamsburg, Virginia, with accompanying catalog

     Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Tampa, Florida

     "Yunomi Invitational", AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

2010

     "American Pottery Festival", Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     "Cups", Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina

     "P4/Paintings, Photograhs, Pottery, and Prints: New Work by Crain, Gehman, Jack,        and May", Tidewater Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

     "Porcelain", Mudfire Gallery, Decatur, Georgia

     "Portrait of the Artist", curated, Charles Taylor Arts Center, Hampton, Virginia

2009

     "MacKenzie Legacy", invitational, San Francisco folk Art Museum, San Francisco,           California

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Phoenix, Arizona

     "Yunomi Invitational", AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

2008

     "Cups", Red Star Studios, Kansas City, Missouri

     "Strictly Functional National Exhibition", Market House Craft Center, Lancaster,               Pennsylvania

     "Transformations: 6X6", national invitational, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New             York

     "Sip, Slurp, Gulp", national invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

     "PotPOURri: Pots That POUR", invitational, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New                York

     "Yunomi Invitational", AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

     "Voices From The Earth", invitational, Old Dominion University, Norfol, Virginia

2007

     "Studio Pottery Invitational: A Legacy of Influence", Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville,         North Carolina

     "Eat With Your Eyes", Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

     "15th Strictly Functional National Juried Exhibition, Market House Craft Center,               Lancaster, Pennsylvania

     "Craft Invitational Exhibition", curated, Charles Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Virginia

     "7th Annual National Juried Cup Show", Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

     "Yunomi Invitational", AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

     "Serving The US: Master Kiln Builders Invitational", NCECA Louisville Glassworks           Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Louisville, Kentucky

2006

     "At Your Service", invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

     "Forms and Shapes: The Teapot", juried, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

     "Winterfest National Invitational", Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

     "Cup: The Intimate Object V", Charlie Cummings Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Portland, Oregon

2005

     "13th Annual Strictly Functional Ntional Exhibitioin", Market House Craft Center,               Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Purchase Award for the Permanent Collection                       of Ceramics Monthly

     "La Mesa", Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Baltimore, Maryland

     "Pots: Objects of Virtue", national juried, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California,         Purchase for Permanent Collection of Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center

2004

     "For The Table", invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

     "Women: A Century Of Art", curated, Peninsula fine Arts Center Newport News,              Virginia

     "Barnes, Demeo, Jack and Peak", invitational, Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth,               Virginia

2003

     The Works Gallery, two-person exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

     "Functional Pottery Invitational", Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

     "Forms And Shapes: The Cup", national, AKAR Design, Iowa City, Iowa

     "2003 Functional Review", national, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula,                     Montana.  Award.

     "Hundreds of Cups", invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2002

     "Centering: Clay And The Midwest Influence", curated, Free Hand Gallery, Los               Angeles, California

     "For The Table", invitational, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

     "Fourteenth San Angelo National Ceramic Competition", San Angelo Museum of             Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

     "Feats of Clay XV", national, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Gladding McBean

      Factory Studio, Lincoln, California.  Purchase Award.

     "10th Annual Strictly Functional National", Market House Craft Center, Lancaster,           Pennsylvania

2001

     "Winterfest 2001 Invitational", Baltimore Clayworks Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

     "25 Select 25", invitational, Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

     "Ewers", national, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit Michigan

     "To Have And To Hold" curated, Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

     "The 5th Element", national, Peck Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

     "The Clay Cup VIII", national, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois

     "Ceramics 2001", national, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, Connecticut

2000

     "Focus On function National Juried Ceramics Exhibition", Katherine Nash Gallery,           University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.  Purchase Award for the Permanent                     Collection of the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts.

     "Ceramics USA 2000", national School of Visual Arts Gallery, University of North             Texas, Denton, Texas

     "Altered Images", two-person exhibition, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Galesburg, I         Illinois

     "Strictly Functional National Juried Exhibition", Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster,       Pennsylvania

     "Utilitarian Ceramics National", Nichols State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana.               Juror's Award of Recognition.

1999

     "Rendeous '99", national curated and invitational, Museum of Nebraska Art,                    Kearney, Nebraska

     "Underwraps", curated, d'Art Center, Norfolk,Virginia

1998

     "NCECA 1998 Honors and Fellows Exhibition", invitational, Modern Art Museum of

      Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

     "Art From Earth", curated, Arts Council of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia

1997

     "Content/Containment: Directions in Contemporary Crafts", curated, Second Street         Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia 

     "The Flourishing Tradition: One Mentor Ten Paths", invitational, Visual Arts Center           Gallery, Gresham, Oregon 

1996

     "First Class: Sibley, Jack, Daley", three solo exhibitions, Tidewater Visual Arts                 Center, Portsmouth, Virginia 

     "Virginia Invitational '96: Clay", Center For The Visual Arts, Longwood College,               Farmville, Virginia

     "Southeast Invitational Exhibition", curated, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair,         Florida

     "Southeast Invitational Exhibition", curated, DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, Florida

1995

     "Private Eyes", solo exhibition, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia

     "Borderline Clay: Alumni Exhibition", invitational, University of Minnesota, NCECA,          Minneapolis, Minnesota

     "Garden Books", solo exhibition, CharlesTaylor Art Center, Hampton, Virginia

1994

     "The Art of the Book", curated, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, Virginia

     "Virginia Women Artists", curated, Falk Art Gallery, Newport News, Virginia

1993

     "Incognito", solo exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

1992

     "Virginia Women in Clay", curated, Parnell Gallery, Sweet Briar, Virginia

     "Clay Sculpture Invitational", Old Dominion University Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia

     "Introspections", curated, Virginia Beach Arts Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia

     "Dream House", curated, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

     "Virginia Clay Invitational", Southeast American Crafts Council Conference,                     Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia 

1991

     "MacKenzie Legacy Exhibition", invitational, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild,                   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1990

     University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program Exhibition, Cortona, Italy

     "New Art Forms", juried, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia

1989

     "Tributary: 3000 Years in the Course of Art", The Peninsula Fine Arts Center,                   Newport News, Virginia

     "Group Invitational Exhibition", The Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia

1988

     "Group Invitational Exhibition", The Hand Workshop, Richmond, Virginia

1987

     "Tea Party", invitational, Craft Company Gallery, Rochester, New York

     "Virginia Clay Now", invitational, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

     "Featured Artist", for November/December, Pro Art Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

      Four-Artist Invitational Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News,                 Virginia

1986

     "Dinnerware", invitational, Pro Art Gallery, St.Louis, Missouri

1985

     "La Grange National", juried, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, Georgia.                       Purchase Award.

     "Objects Invitational Exhibition", Reynolds-Minor Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

1984

     "Tea Bowl National Invitational Exhibition", Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

     "Contemporary Works: Clay, Fiber, Glass and Metal", juried, Sawhill Gallery,                   Harrisonburg, Virginia

     "NCECA Juried Members Exhibition", School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston,           Boston, Massachusetts

     "Ceramics: Southeast Regional Exhibition", juried, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center,             Belleair, Florida

     "Clay USA 1984 National Exhibition", juried, Radford University, Radford, Virginia

1983

     "Southeastern Ceramics Invitational", Virginia Tech University Gallery, Blacksburg,         Virginia

     "The Next Juried Show", Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

     "Eighth National Clay Exhibition", juried, Millersville State College, Millersville,                 Pennsylvania

     "Selected Artists From The Marietta College Crafts National", juried, Elements                 Gallery, New York, New York

     "Cups And Saucers: Second Annual National Invitational", By Design Gallery,                 Minneapolis, Minnesota   

1982 

     "The Great American Bowl", Art Association of Newport, Newport, Rhode             I           Island

     "Ceramics Southeast '82", University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

     "Potters: 1982 National Exhibition", Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois

     "Cups And Saucers National Invitational", By Design Gallery, Minneapolis,                      Minnesota 

     "Spotlight '82: Southeast Crafts", Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg,         Tennessee, in conjunction with the Southeast Regional Conference of the                     American Craft Council

     "Marietta College Crafts National", Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio

1981

     "The Animal Image: The Contemporary Object and the Beast", curated by Michael         Monroe, Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian                     Institution, Washington, D.C.

     "Interiors/Exteriors", NCECA, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas

     "SECAC Ceramic Invitational", University Museums, University of Mississippi, in             conjunction with the Regional Conference of the College Art Association

     "Lake Superior '81 5th Beinnial National Craft Exhibition, Tweed Museum of Art,             Duluth, Minnesota

1980

     "Southern Exposure Exhibition", Hanson Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

     "Virginia Craftsmen Exhibition", Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

1979

     "The May Show", The Cleveland Museum of Arts, Cleveland, Ohio

1978

     "37th Annual Cedar City National Exhibition", Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Cedar           City, Utah

     "The May Show", The Cleveland Museum of Arts, Cleveland, Ohio

1977

     "10th Biennial El Paso Designer Craftsmen Exhibition, El Paso Museum of Art, El             Paso, Texas.  Honorable Mention Award.

     "Virginia Craftsmen Exhibition:, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

     "11th Annual Central Pennsylvania Crafts Exhibition, Museum of Art, State College,       Pennsylvania

1976

     "Raku '76 National Exhibition", City of Industry, California

     "Virginia Craftsmen Exhibition", Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

     

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

     

       

 

     

     

 

 

 

 

 

  

     

 

 

 

 

           

    

 

Photo by Hernan Navarette