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Artist: Lana Wilson


Artist: Lana Wilson
Lana Wilson, CALIFORNIA
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I definitely love to make stuff. For two decades I handbuilt pieces adding images, layers and some movable parts. I was greedy for complicated textures, drawers that worked. With my abiding interested in unusual surfaces and ritual ethnic objects, I made altars, sculptural teapots and multi-layered mosaics.

Currently I am interested in patterns of color on functional ware. I paint three layers of different colored slip on soft slabs, sgraffito through the layers and use a rolling pin to flatten the surface and spread the colors. Sometimes I carve out bits, turn them upside-down and inlay them. These painterly slabs are used to make plates, bowls, cups, vases and teapots. Occasionally I do simple black and white.

Previous phases in my four decades of clay work have included reduction gas firing for thrown functional stoneware, metallic salts on porcelain, saggar firing utilizing eggshells and kept, electric fired lichen like surfaces, and glaze testing that produced unusual ceramic colors that were toxic, non-functional and undependable but, thanks goodness, very interesting. My current work is functional, plus microwave and dishwasher safe. Is this what happens when you become a grandmother?

RECENT EXHIBITIONS
2013
"Allied Caftsment Today", Mingei International Museum, San Diego
"Winter Show 2013", GreenHill, Greensboro, NC
"Containment IV, All Stars", Crimson and Laurel, Bakersville, NC
2012
"Prismatic", Solo Show, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, Michigan
Signature Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
"Artist Plates", Penland Gallery, Penland, North Carolina
"Mint Julep Cup Invitational", Louisville, Kentucky
"Figure It Out", Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
"Artist Plates", Penland Gallery, North Carolina
2011
"Lana Wilson Invites" Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
"Containment", Crimson and Laurel, Bakersville, North Carolina
2010
"Lana Wilson: Solo Exhibition", Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, Michigan
2009
"Teapots, Object to Subject", Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, California
"Aattention to Detail", Two person show with Lorna Meaden, Ohr O'Keefe Museum, Bilioxi, MI
"Handuilt National", Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania
"Art of the Pot", Austin, Texas
"Under Cover" Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
"Box" Red Lodge Clay Art Center, Red Lodge, Montana
"Our Cups Runneth Over" The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
"From Tradition to Innovation: Enriching Lives Through Art", Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, GA
2008
"PotPOURI: Pots that Pour", Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
"All Fired Up - A Celebration of Clay in Westchester, New York", Julia Galloway, curator, Lyndhurst National Trust, Tarrytown, New York
"Ceramix Pittsburgh, NCECA" Pittsburg
"Muchachos", NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA
"Surface, Form and Substance", Potters Council Exhibit and Conference, Indianapolis, IN
"Inviting the Stars: An Exhibition of Local and National Ceramic Art", Augusta State University
"La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay at NCECAA", Pittsburgh, PA
"Table of Elements", NCECA, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
"Muchachos", NCECA, Carnegie, PA
"Nola Fired Up! Invitational", New Orleans, MI
"American Masters 2008", MudFire Gallery, Decatur, GA
"Another Cup?" Baltimore Clayworks, Invitational, Baltimore, Maryland
"Red", Santa Fe Clay, Invitational, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007
"Fahrenheit 1940: Exploring Low Fire" Baltimore Clayworks Invitational, Baltimore, Maryland
"La Mesa", Santa Fe at NCECA, Louisville, Kentucky
"In My Own Words" Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
"Cups Coming Together", Clay Art Center, national invitational, Port Chester, New York
2006
"San Diego Design: New Work from Allied Craftsmen", Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California
"Tea Time: The Art of the Teapot", Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan
"Sculpture Invitational", Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, Montana
"Teapots-A-Go-Go", Mudfire Clayworks and Gallery, Decatur, Georgia
2005
"Particles and Passion: The Art of Clay", Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland
"Interpreting the Chanukah Menorah", Invitational show, San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, La Jolla, California
"The Inside Story", two person show with Carole Austin, Trios Gallery, Solana Beach, California
"Day of the Dead", Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
"International Exhibition from National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts", Taipei Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2004
"Tea for Two!", Kentucky Museum of Arts and Design, Louisville, Kentucky
"National Teapot Exhibition and National Ceramic Exhibition", Cerlan Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky
"Art Auction", Oceanside Museum, Oceanside, California, exhibition and auction
"Tea", Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
"The Big Show", NCECA show, 4 Star Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana
"The Loving Cup", Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
2003
"Hundreds of Cups", Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
"Generations: Impending Lineage", Art and Industry Gallery, San Diego, California
"California Clay and Glass Association", Alexander Gallery, La Jolla, California
"Breaking Boundaries", ACI Gallery, San Diego, California
"Ceramics in its own (W)rite - The World Made Clay", Invited artist for show juried by Richard Shaw, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
"Allied Craftsmen 2003", The Next Door Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Blue", Mesa College, San Diego, CA
2002
"Four Hands, Two Ideas, One Object", Penland Gallery, North Carolina
"Teapot XII" Gallery Alexander, La Jolla, CA
"17th Annual Benefit Auction", Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
“ Silent Auction,” National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts, Kansas City, Missouri
“Amaco/Brent Invitational 2002 at NCECA.” Kansas City, Missouri
“CLA Invitational Silent Auction,” Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
2001
“Holiday Show,” Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
“National Clay Invitational,” Blue Spiral, Asheville, North Carolina
“Mendocino Gegnome Project,” California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA
“Invoking the Source,” Worcester Center for Crafts,” invitational, Worcester, MA
“Celebrating Passover with Contemporary Ceramic Judaica,” Finegood Art Gallery, curator Elaine Levin, West Hills, CA
2000
“Persistent Memories,” Mira Costa College,, two person show, Oceanside, CA
“Clay Academia 2000.” Tustin Renaissance Gallery, invitational, Santa Ana, CA
“First 20 Years: Then and Now,” Baltimore Clayworks, invitational, Baltimore, MD
“Reliquaries for America,” San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, CA
“International Cone Box Show,” Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas
“Gimme Shelter,” Folk Tree Collection, Pasadena, CA
1999
“Sensuous Surfaces,” featured artist, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
“American Masters; Artists from the Santa Fe Clay Workshop Program,” Santa Fe, New Mexico
“National Ceramics Invitational,” Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
“National Teapot Show,” Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina
“Summer Show,” Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York
“Hands for CERF,” Craft Emergency Relief Fund collection of hands by 26 artists, raffle at SOFA Chicago
“Rendezvous 99,” Kearney Art Museum, Kearney, Nebraska, invitational
1998
“Cups of Kindness,” Craft Emergency Relief Fund collection of cups, raffle at SOFA Chicago
Guest Artist for “Thirteenth Annual San Angelo Ceramic Competition,” San Angelo, Texas
“1998 Cup & Goblet Invitational,” Margo Jacobson Gallery, Portland, Oregon
“Spinning Tales,” invitational exhibition at Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina
Sierra Nevada College Art Gallery, faculty exhibition, Incline Village, Nevada
“Night of One Hundred and One Cups,” Corinth Ceramics Studio, Los Angeles, an auction for Ceramics Arts Foundation’s project with Garth Clark to produce Ceramic Millennium in Holland
“Current Clay and Fiber,” Oceanside Museum of Art, CA, invitational exhibition
1997
“Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Awards,” Auckland, New Zealand
"Traditions in Transition," The Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina
"Shoe Mania," Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, California
"Contemporary American Ceramics," Loveland Museum, Loveland, Colorado
"Clay Times," Los Angeles Harbor College Gallery, Wilmington, California
"Day of the Dead," Next Door Gallery, San Diego, California
"Ornaments and Adornments VI," The Folk Tree Collection, Pasadena, CA
“Annual Monarch National Ceramic Competition,” Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, Alabama
“4th Annual Exhibition of Ceramic Works, San Antonio Potters Guild,” guest artist, Keene Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
“Visiting Artist Exhibition,” Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, Texas
1996-1997
“Mesa College Honors Ceramics,” Trios Gallery; Solana Beach, CA, juried show of my Honors class and my work
1996
“Annual Monarch National Ceramic Competition,” Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, Alabama, Third Place Award
“Survey of Contemporary Ceramics,” Tustin Renaissance, Tustin, CA, curated by Dr. Igal Silber
“1996 International Orton Cone Box Show,” Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, Purchase Award
“Cedar Creek National Teapot Show III,” Creedmoor, North Carolina
“Standing Room Only: An Exhibition of Miniature Chairs,” The Folk Tree Collection, Pasadena, CA
“International Clay Cup Invitational,” Daniel Arvizu Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
“Bowl Me Over,” Next Door Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Whimsy and Wonder,” Trios Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
“Encore,” Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
1995
“19th Annual Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Awards,” Auckland, New Zealand, purchased for the James Wallace Arts Trust
“Around About 125,” No. 5 Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
“1995 Monarch National Ceramic Competition,” Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, Alabama
“Take Time for Tea,” Carlyn Galerie, Dallas, Texas
“To A House,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
“Allied Craftsmen of San Diego,” Trios Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
“Vessels & Flowers,” Catherine Hiersoux Gallery, Berkeley, CA
“The Tenth Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition,” San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas
1995-1996
Virginia Breier Contemporary & Traditional Crafts, San Francisco, CA
Patricia Williams Gallery, Gleneden Beach, Oregon
1995-1997
“Teapots,” Gallery Alexander, La Jolla, CA
1994
“18th Annual Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Awards,” Judge’s Commendation Award, New Zealand
“Totally Teapots,” Gango Gallery, Portland, Oregon
“1994 International Orton Cone Box Show,” Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, Purchase Award
“Myths: New Form/New Function,” juried, Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts,
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
1993-1994
Maveety Gallery, Gleneden Beach, Oregon
1993-1996, 2000-2001, 2003, 2005, 2009
Arrowmont Faculty Show,” Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg
1993
“Fletcher Challenge Ceramic Awards,” Auckland, New Zealand, 1993, photo of piece in catalogue and for January, 1994 article in Ceramics Monthly
“Tea Party,” invitational, Ferrin Gallery/Pinch Pottery, Massachusetts
Arrowmont Permanent Collection, Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Idyllwild Faculty Show, Todd Exhibition Center, Idyllwild School of Music and Arts, Idyllwild, CA
“Cedar Creek National Teapot Show II,” Creedmoor, North Carolina
NCECA “Ceramics ‘93,” invitational, Golden West College, Huntington Beach
NCECA “Ceramics of the Allied Craftsmen,” Brushworks Gallery, San Diego, CA
NCECA “Earth and Fire,” juried, Bravo Gallery, San Diego, CA
NCECA “Fireworks,” Signature Gallery, invitational, San Diego, CA
NCECA “International Invitational Traveling Ashtray Exhibition,” Town and Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA
NCECA “Southern California Community College Exhibition,” juried, Mesa College, San Diego, CA
1992-1993
Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, Maine
Tesoro Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1992
“Ceramic Vessels,” three person show, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, New York
“Personal Vision,” Art Resource Group, Laguna Beach, CA
Mendocino Art Center Showcase Gallery, Mendocino, CA
“The Seventh Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition,” sponsored by Monarch Tile, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas, 1992, chosen for traveling exhibition, bought by Director of Museum for his personal collection
Winfield Gallery, Carmel, CA
“Artisans Showcase,” Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Beach, CA
“Current Clay,” San Diego, CA, guest artist
Mendocino Art Center Gallery, Mendocino, CA
“Everything But the Kitchen Sink,” Arrowmont School of the Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, piece chosen for Arrowmont’s permanent collection
“Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Awards,” Auckland, New Zealand, photo of piece in catalogue
1991
Following Sea, Honolulu, Hawaii
“Clay's the Thing,” Signature Gallery, San Diego, CA
“The Clay Continuum, A Community College Perspective,” Chaffey Community Art Association, Museum of History and Art, Ontario, CA
Art Options, Santa Monica, CA
1990
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Image II, Hilo, Hawaii
“Teapots,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
“High Tea,” Moira James Gallery, Green Valley, Nevada
1990-1991
“Tea x 2 Plus,” Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, CA
1989
“Allied Craftsmen Exhibition,” Gwydion Gallery, La Jolla, CA
“A Spot O' Tea – 5,” The Clayhouse, Santa Monica, CA
“Ceramics – On and Off the Wall,” Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Focus,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
“Drawings and Three Dimensional Works,” Bourbeaux Gallery, San Diego, CA
M.C. Anderson Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Media Gallery/Enterprises, Garnett, Kansas
“Furniture,” Bourbeaux Gallery, San Diego, CA
1988-1991
“ArtWalk,” Allied Craftsmen, San Diego, CA
1988
“Tea and Ceremony,” Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Tea for Two - National Juried Exhibition,” Grove Gallery, University of California at
San Diego, Craft Center, La Jolla, CA
“Allied Craftsmen Juried Exhibition,” Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego, CA
“Sculptural Ceramicists,” Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego, CA
1987
“Artists by Themselves,” Sushi, Inc., San Diego, CA
“National Craft Exhibition - Market House ‘87,” Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA
“Luckenbach Mill Gallery Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts,” Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, PA, Award of Excellence
“Ron and Lucille Neeley and Carol Harmon Collections,” Mesa College, San Diego, CA
“Small Images,” Studio 29, San Diego, CA, Purchase Award
1986
“Summer's Journey,” Reflections, La Mesa, CA
1985
“A Spot O' Tea,” The Clayhouse, Santa Monica, CA
“Cups,” Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Cob Cottage Pottery, Brightwater, New Zealand
“Exhibit of Women’s Art,” Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
1984-1986
A. R. T. Beasley Gallery: Allied Craftsmen, San Diego, CA
1984
“Ceramic Educators,” Grove Gallery, University of California at San Diego Craft Center, La Jolla, CA
“Smoke and Fire,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
“For the Bride and Groom,” Carol Hooberman Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
“Teapots,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
1984-2002
Faculty Show, Mesa College, San Diego, CA
1982-1987
Faculty Show, UCSD Craft Center, La Jolla, CA

ONE-WOMAN SHOWS
2010
“Nip, Tuck, Collage,” Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI
2001
“Fragments of Memory,” Firehouse Art Center, Norman, Oklahoma
1991
“Ceramic Vessels,” Neally Library foyer, Rancho Santiago College, Santa Ana, CA
1983
“Chairs,” Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA

ARCHITECTURAL COMMISSIONS
1994
Table for Living Room for Rice family, Berkeley, CA
1992
Strohbehn Fireplace and Bathroom, La Jolla, CA
1983
Wave Crest Time Share Condominiums Fireplace, Del Mar, CA
1982
Backus Fireplace, La Jolla, CA
1978
Arnold Fireplace, Del Mar, CA

ARTICLES AUTHORED
“Beneath the Surface,” a regular column in Clay Times, since March 1996, on topics such as Developing a Style, Critiques, Dealing with Discouragement, Handles, Stamps, etc.
“Assignment Handbook NCECA, A Handbook of Ceramic Assignments,” organized by Anne Shatus, University of Illinois, 2nd Edition, March 1998
“Layered Cone 6 and Cone 06 Glazes,” Ceramics Monthly, June/July/August, 1995, pps. 56-59
“Innovative Glaze Development – Cone 6” NCECA Journal 1993-94, Volume 14, Pacific Rim, San Diego, p. 21
“Lichenlike Surfaces,” Ceramics Monthly, February, 1990, p. 50
“Charcoal and Metallic Salts,” Ceramics Monthly, October, 1987, pps. 36-37

BOOK AUTHORED
“Ceramics: Shape and Surface,” eighty seven page book (revised 2006) with three full color pages, sections on faster glaze development systems, twenty pages of cone 6 and 06 electric glaze formulas,ways to pursue a personal form, analysis of shapes, drawings of making unusual handles, discussion of lips, feet, and issues of creativity, time and dealing with discouragement, available through the author or at ceramic supply stores, reviewed in Contact, Ceramics from a Canadian Perspective, Summer, 1996, p. 34

WORKSHOPS & SLIDE LECTURES
2013
Shakerag, Swanee, Tennessee
2012
Craft Summer, Oxford, Ohio
Fraser Valley Potters, Vancouver B.C. Canada
Jekyl Island, Georgia
4th and Clay, Berkeley, CA
2011
Peters Valley, New Jersey
The Clay Art Center, Portchester, New York
Yuma Art Symposium, Yuma, Arizona
Penland, North Carolina
Three Days of Clay, Michigan
2010
Louisville, Kentucky
Odyssey, Asheville, North Carolina
MISSA, Victoria, B.C.
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Callanwolde, Atlanta, Georgia
2009
Spring Island, South Carolina
Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Brackers Good Earth Clays, Lawrence, Kansas
Ohr O’Keefe Museum, Biloxi, Mississippi
The Ceramic Guild, Ceramic Guild, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA
2008-2009
Aarrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN
2008
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN
Penland School, Penland, N.C.
Odyssey, Asheville, North Carolina
Flatrock Clay, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Karen Van Price Studio, Prescott, AZ
2007
Potters Council, Berkeley, CA
Del Mar Foundation, slide lecture
The Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Pocosin Cabin Fever Reliever, Columbia, North Carolina
2006
Clayfolk, Ashland, Oregon
Clayworkers’ Guild of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
Hot Clay, Idyllwild Arts, CA
Marco Island Art Center, Marco Island, Florida
Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
2005
Ann Arbor Potters Guild, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Mother Earth, Sunnyvale, California
Steamboat Springs, Ceramic Design Group, Colorado
Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California
City of Torrance Cultural Services, Torrance, California
2004
Charleston ClayWorks Studio & Gallery, Charleston, NC
2003
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, Mississippi
NCECA Simultaneous Demonstrator, San Diego, CA
Yukon Art Society, Whitehorse, Canada, workshop
2002
Baltimore Clayworks, Saint Michaels, Maryland, workshop
Midland College, Midland, Texas, Workshop
2001
Clay Connections, Front Royal, VA, workshop at conference
The Potters’ Guild, Wilmington, PA, workshop
Architectura, Yelm, Washington, glaze workshop team taught with Richard Burkett
Firehouse Art Center, Norman, Oklahoma, workshop
Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York, workshop
Menifee Clay Club, San Jacinto Community College, workshop
Ceramic League of Miami, Miama, Florida, workshop, I also juried their annual exhibition
Clay Matters Guild, Charlotte, North Carolina, workshop
2001, 2003
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee
2000
El Camino College, Torrance, CA, workshop
Virginia Beach Potters Guild, Virginia Beach, VA, workshop
Clay Matters, Charlotte, NC, workshop
Clayways Potter Studio and Gallery, Austin, Texas, workshop
Peters Valley, Layton, New Jersey, workshop
“Fusion,” Ontario Potters conference, Toronto, Ontario, workshop
Fort Worth Potters Guild, Fort Worth, Texas, workshop
1999
Architectura, Yelm, Washington, workshop
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York, workshop
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico, workshop
Potters Guild, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, workshop
Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, workshop
Phoenix Potters Guild, Phoenix, Arizona, workshop
Santa Cruz Potters Guild, Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA
1998
Thirteenth Annual San Angelo Ceramic Competition, San Angelo, Texas, workshop and part of symposium
SERTOMA, Raleigh, North Carolina, workshop
Ventura Potters Guild, Oxnard, California
Georgies, Portland, Oregon, workshop
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada, workshop
Sawtooth Center for the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, presenter at a Congress of administrators, teachers and students involved in non-degree granting art institution
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, workshop
Roswell, New Mexico, workshop
1997, 2002
Penland, North Carolina, workshop
Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts, Victoria, B.C. Canada, workshop
San Antonio Potters Guild, San Antonio, Texas, workshop
1997
Hood College, Maryland, workshop
“Cone 6: Four Distinct Views,” National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts, panel Indiana University, workshop and individual critiques for graduate students, Bloomington, Indiana
Infusion Workshop sponsored by University of North Alabama, Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts, Monarch Tile Inc., Florence, Alabama, workshop
1996
Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek, California, workshop
1995
City of Orlando Community and Youth Services, Orlando, Florida
Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts, Victoria, Canada, workshop
Mira Costa College, Solana Beach, CA, workshop
Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand, workshop
Auckland Studio Potters, Auckland, New Zealand, workshop
Davens Ceramic Supply, Atlanta, Georgia, workshop
“Art Forum,” slide lecture, Rancho Santiago College Art Department, Santa Ana, CA
The San Joaquin Clay Association and California State University, Fresno, CA, workshop
1993-1996, 1998-2001, 2003
Arrowmont School for Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, workshop
1994
Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, workshop
1993
Idyllwild School of Music and Arts, Idyllwild, CA, workshop
Radcliffe Studio for Ceramics, Cambridge, Massachusetts, workshop
Old Church Cultural Center School of Art, Demarest, New Jersey, workshop
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, workshop
Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA, workshop
Sharon Art Studio, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA, workshop
“Innovative Glaze Development - Cone 6,” panel moderator, NCECA Conference, San Diego, CA
Potters and Sculptors Club, Leisure World, Laguna Hills, CA, workshop
1992, 1994, 1996
Mendocino Art Center, resident one or two week workshop, Mendocino, CA
1992
University of California at Berkeley, Art Department, Berkeley, CA, workshop
1991
Rio Hondo College, Los Angeles, CA, workshop
American Ceramic Society-Design Chapter, Los Angeles, CA, workshop
Hawaii Loa College, Oahu, Hawaii, workshop
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center, Nashville, Tennessee, workshop
1990
South Kona Educational Association, Honaunau, Hawaii, workshop
Mohave Community College, Kingman, Arizona, workshop
1989
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, slide lecture
1989, 1992, 1996
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA, workshop
1989
Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada, workshop
Bernadette Reed's Studio, Rancho Bernardo, CA, workshop
1988
Palomar College, San Marcos, CA, workshop
Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA, workshop
1986
Capetown Potters' Association, Capetown, South Africa, workshop
Gallery Eight, curator of show on New Zealand Potters and informal talk, La Jolla, CA
1983, 1988, 1995
Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA, workshops

TELEVISION APPEARANCES
1999
Discovery Channel, Cable TV, Lynette Jennings Design, I demonstrated making a teapot in my studio with Lynette, first aired November 23, 1999
1998
Discovery Channel, Cable TV. Interior Motives with Christopher Lowell, demonstrated making a teapot and showed my work in his TV studio, first aired in 1998
1984
P. M. Magazine visited my Mesa College classroom for a talk on saggar and alternative firing class, San Diego, CA

PHOTOGRAPHS OF WORK PUBLISHED IN BOOKS & MAGAZINES
Aimone, Steven, “Design! A Lively Guide to Design Basics for Artists & Craftspeople,” LarkBooks, Sterling
Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 2004, p. 55
Tourittillott, Suzanne, “500 Cups,” Lark Books, New York, 2004, p. 116
Tourittillott, Suzanne, “500 Teapots,” Lark Books, New York, 2002, p.200, 255
van Dassow, Sui, “Exploring Electric Kiln Techniques, Articles from Ceramics Monthly
The American Ceramic Society, Westerville, Ohio, 2002, p.114 – 117
Hopper, Robin, “The Ceramic Spectrum, Second Edition,” Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, 2001, p. 21
Hopper, Robin, “Making Marks,” kp books, Iola, WI, 2004, p.94 – 96, 101,293
Nelson, Glenn C. and Richard Burkett ,”Ceramics A Potter’s Handbook,” Wadsworth Thomson Learning, United States, 2002, p.237
Rhodes, Daniel, revised and expanded by Hopper, Robin, “Clay and Glazes for the Potter, ”Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, 2000, pp. 235, 236
Burleson, Mark, “The Ceramic Glaze Handbook,” Lark Books, A Division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc., New York, 2001, pp. 60, 90, 107
Gamble, Harriet, “Shape and Surface: An Interview with Lana Wilson,” Arts and Activities, February, 2000, pp.33-35 and p.47 with six photographs
Fina, Angela and Gustin, Christopher, “The Best of Pottery, Volume 2,” Rockport Publishers, 1998, p. 123
Triplett, Kathy, “Handbuilt Ceramics,” Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina, 1997, pp. 5, 30, 73, 144
Fairbanks, Jonathan and Fina, Angela, “The Best of New Pottery,” Hand Books, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1996, p. 101
Ceramic Art Monthly, color photographs in Korean ceramic magazine, September, 1996, January, 1997
“International Cone Box Show,” Ceramics Monthly, January, 1995, p. 29
Arts Link for the Performing Visual and Literary Arts, Central Florida’s Voice of the Arts and Artists Newspaper, 1995, October, Issue 14, p. 15
Gibbs, Peter, “1994 Fletcher Challenge Award,” Ceramics Monthly, November, 1994, p. 45
Gibbs, Peter, “Fletcher Challenge,” New Zealand Potter, Volume 36, Number 2, August, 1994, p. 13
Lange, Peter, “17th Fletcher Challenge Award,” Ceramics Monthly, January, 1994, p. 51
“San Diego Sixteen,” The Studio Potter, December 1992, Volume 21, Number 1, p. 84
Conrad, John, “Advanced Ceramic Manual,” Falcon Co., Publishing Division, San Diego, CA, 1987, p. 73
Cowles Mountain Journal, Grossmont College and Cuyamaca College, Spring, 1992, p. 15
Flight, Graham, “Introduction to Ceramics,” Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1991, pp. 10, 54, 184, 240
“In View,” Ceramic Review, London, England, May/June, 1991, p. 13
Lange, Peter, “15th Fletcher Challenge Exhibition,” Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, Ohio, December, 1991, p. 48
Neue Keramik, West Berlin, Germany, July/August, 1991, p. 670
Visions 1991, Grossmont College Art Department, catalogue, p. 38
Zakin, Richard, “Ceramics: Mastering the Craft,” Chilton Book Co., Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1990, pp. 58, Zakin, Richard, “Electric Kiln Ceramics, A Guide to Clay and Glazes,” Second Edition Chilton Book Co. Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1994, p. 92
Zakin, Richard, “Hand-Formed Ceramics Creating Form and Surface,” Chilton Book Co. Radnor, Pennsylvania, 1995, p. 143 and plate 85

VIDEO/DVD
2003 NCECA Demonstration, San Diego, DVD or video, available through National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
“Soft Slab Techniques with Lana Wilson,” reviewed in Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, Ohio, 1993

EDUCATION
1983
Goddard Graduate Program, Masters of Arts in Ceramics
1966
California College of Arts and Crafts, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting
1963
Occidental College, Bachelor of Arts

TEACHING
Mira Costa College, San Elijo campus, CA, Fall Semester, 1985, Fall Semester, 1999 to 2005
Mesa College, San Diego, CA, 1981 to 1997, Honors Seminar, spring semesters: 1993 to 1997
Mesa College Employment Training Institute, San Diego, CA, 1997 to 2002
Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA, January 1987 to May 1999
City College, San Diego, CA, Fall Semester, 1986

ORGANIZATIONS
2009-Present
Penland Board of Trustees, Penland, North Carolina
1995-2001, 2003-2009
Craft Emergency Relief Fund, on board of directors
1986-Present
Allied Craftsmen of San Diego, various positions on board or member
2009-2013
Penland School Board of Trustees, Penland, North Carolina

JUROR
2013
California Glass and Clay Artists, Davis Art Center, Davis, CA
2012
Fraser Valley Potters Guild, Vancouver B.C. Canada
2006
Clayworkers’ Guild of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
2003
K - 12 Exhibition for NCECA, San Diego, CA
“Breaking the Boundaries,” ACI Gallery, San Diego, CA, curator
“Figurative Work in Clay and Glass from Members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California, Gallery Alexander, La Jolla, CA
2001
Ceramic League of Miami, Miami, Florida, juror for annual show


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