news, updates and interesting misc.
-Move to Rutland Massachusetts
I'm looking forward to updating you soon with new information and offerings from our new home in MA.
-Workhouse Arts Center - Directors Collection & Collectors Showcase
Directors Collection award in 2015 and 2106 from 100 artists, who "stand out with a strong understanding of craft, technique, creativity and artistic merit." Collectors Showcase Best of Show 2015, 2nd place 2016 - yearly event showcasing the work of 100 WAC resident artists.
-Creative Crafts Council Biennial
"Waters Edge" won 2015 Juror's award. Traveling showcase 2015/2016 at Strathmore Mansion; Gray Gallery, Glen Echo Park and Baltimore.
-Big Fish Small Pot Biennial
International juried exhibition of teapots (presented at AMOCA and Saddleback College Galleries). Juried into all five shows, 2nd place in 2008.
-President of the Kiln Club of Washington DC
Served 2015 and 2016 term for a regional group of ceramic artists - from MD,VA and Washington DC. www.kilnclubwdc.com
-Wes Martens... for photographing all my work, and helping keep iokapottery.com photos fresh. (And being the best husband ever) www.wesmartens.com
-Joe Brier... for your time and patience as my technical advisor www.thehappycoupleonline.com
-Workhouse Arts Center... for providing incredible studio space where a a resident artist I can create, teach, enjoy - and thrive. www.workhousearts.org