news, updates and interesting misc.
The Directors Collection is a select group of Workhouse Arts Center artists that "stand out with a strong understanding of craft, technique, creativity and artistic merit"
-2015 and 2016 Collectors Showcase
2015 "Best of Show" award in yearly event showcasing the work of 100 Workhouse Arts Center resident artists. 2016 won 2nd place award.
-Creative Crafts Council 2015/16 Biennial, and traveling exhibition
"Waters Edge" won juror's Kiln Club award. Showcasing at Strathmore Mansion in Bethesda, MD; Gray Gallery in Fredericksburg, VA, Glen Echo Park in VA, Baltimore Clay in MD.
-Big Fish Small Pot Biennial
International juried exhibition of teapots that hold less than 16 oz. liquid. Juried into all five shows, since 2006
President of the Kiln Club of Washington DC
I'm serving as president for the 2015 and 2016 term for a regional group of ceramic artists - from Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington DC
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