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Artist: Suze Lindsay


Suze Lindsay
Suze Lindsay, NORTH CAROLINA
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I focus on creating and interpreting altered pottery forms that function well. Working with stoneware clay, I subtly suggest figure and character by manipulating forms after they are thrown. I also roll out clay slabs and use them to hand build elements that are then assembled with thrown parts to create pieces that have a personality of their own. An integral part of my work includes surface decoration to enhance pottery form by patterning and painting slips and glazes for salt firing. I make things to entice the user to take pleasure in everyday activities, inviting participation, promoting hospitality. These personal rituals create a place for pots whether it is for your morning cup of coffee, for a celebratory dinner party, or for freshly picked flowers.

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:
San Angelo Museum Of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA
Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
Kennedy Museum of American Art, Athens, Ohio.
North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC.
George E Ohr Museum, Biloxi, MS.
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
Lancaster Museum of Art, East Petersburg, PA.
Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC.
The Angie Newman Johnson Gallery, Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA


TEACHING EXPERIENCE / WORKSHOPS / LECTURES:
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. 1995, 1997. 2004, 2018, 2019
Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC. 1993, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2011, 2015, 2018, 2019
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts,Gatlinburg,TN 1996, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010,2011,2013,2017, 2019
Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge MT 2019
Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids MN 2019
Paramount Center for the Arts, St. Cloud, MN 2018
Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC 2018
Glenn Echo Pottery, Glenn Echo, MD 2015, 2017

University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.2017
Idyllwild Arts Summer Program, “Hot Clay”, Idyllwild, CA.2017
OHR-O'KEEFE Museum of Art, Biloxi, MI. 2016
The Alison Palmer Studio, South Kent, CT. 2016
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL. 2016
Greenbelt Community Center, Greenbelt, MD. 2016
Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO. 2001, 2002, 2011, 2016
G. E. Ohr Art Center, Biloxi, MS. 2000, 2016
Odyssey Center for Ceramic Art, Asheville, NC. 1996, 2000, 2003, 2006.2008, 2012, 2016
Sugar Maples Center For Creative Arts, Windham, NY. 2015
Annapolis Pottery Guild, Annapolis, MD. 2015
Jekyll Island Pottery Guild, Jekyll Island, GA. 2015
Hollins University, Roanoke, VA. 2014
Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH. 2014
Surry Community College, Dobson, NC. 2014
San Diego Potters Guild, San Diego, CA. 2012
Terra Madre, Knoxville , TN 2013
Curaumilla Art Center, Curaumilla, Chile 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013
University of Wisconsin- Stout, Menomonie, WI, 2013
Potter’s Council Conference, “Altered Approach to Clay”, Nashville, TN, 2013
University Of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 2011
Lorton Art Center, Lorton VA 2011
Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, VA, 2010
Mayland Community College and Penland School, Dual Credit classes for Mitchell High School,2007,2010
A Potters Place, Houston, TX 2010
Ceramic League of Miami, Miami. FL 2010
Mid- Atlantic Clay Conference, Front Royal VA 2009
Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX 2009

El Camino College, Los Angeles, CA 2009
Greensboro Clay Guild, Greensboro, NC 2009
Pocosin Arts Folk School, Columbia, NC 2008
Tsung-Yeh International Ceramics Festival, Tainan, Taiwan 2008
Greater Lansing Potters Guild, Lansing, MI 2008
American Crafts Council SE Conference, Gatlinburg ,TN 2007
Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN 2007, 2010
University of Nebraska, Lincoln NE 2007, 2019
Angelo State University Ceramic Symposium, San Angelo, TX 2007.
Carolina Clay Matters, Charlotte, NC 2007.
Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA 2007.
College of the Mainland, Houston, TX 2007,2008
Lane Community College, Eugene, OR, 2006.
Ceramic Designers Association, Virginia Beach, VA 2006.
Manchester Craftsman Guild, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.
The Art League School, Alexandria, VA, 2006.
North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC, 2006.
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute and West Virginia University Fall Program, Jingdezhen, China, 2005.
Metchosin International Summer School of The Arts, Victoria, BC, Canada, 2005.
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 2005.
North Country Studio Workshops, Bennington, VT, 2005.
Utilitarian Clay Conference, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN, 2004.
Alabama Clay Conference, Mobile, AL, 2004.
92nd Street Y, New York City, NY, 2004.
Fusion-Ontario Clay and Glass Association Conference, Toronto, Canada, 2004.
St. Andrew's Sewanee School, Sewanee, TN, 2004, 2009
The Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2004:
Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax, NS. Canada, 2003.
Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 2003.
St. Petersburg Clay Company, St. Petersburg, FL, 2003.
Laloba Ranch Clay Center, Steamboat Spring, CO, 2003.
Lee Art Center, Arlington VA, 2003
John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC. 2002, 2003.
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY. 2002.
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. 1999.
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. 1995.
Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Residency, Newcastle, ME. 1996
Tulane University, Ceramics Department, Fall Faculty, New Orleans, LA. 1992.


NOTABLE ACTIVITIES:
Artist in Residence,/ guest lecturer Special appointment, School of Art, Art History and Design
University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Spring semester 2019
Juror, McKnight Fellowship, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. 2011
Curator, National Biennial Ceramic Invitational, Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign, IL, 2011
Ohio University, Ceramics Department, Fall Faculty, Athens, OH. 1997.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT “ Featured Artist” 2019
AKAR, Iowa City, Iowa, 2005, 2008, 2011
Soda Chicks- Parallel Paths in Clay” Lorton Art Center, Lorton VA 2011
18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX, 2010
Roswell Art Center, Roswell GA, 2009
Manchester Craftsmans Guild, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006.
North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC, 2000
Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 2003.
St. Petersburg Clay Company, St. Petersburg, FL, 2003.
Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta GA 2002.
Andrews Gallery, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 2000
Gallery 1021 : Lill Street, Chicago, IL 2000.
Birke Art Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV 1997.
Focus Gallery, Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Asheville, NC 1997
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO 1996
Expressions Gallery, Blowing Rock, NC 1996
Cone Center Gallery, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC 1995.
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA 1995.
Boulder Arts and Crafts Cooperative, Boulder, CO 1995

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016:
“Santa Fe Clay Presents: La Mesa,” NCECA, Kansas City, MO
“Anderson Ranch Legacy: Mentoring Artistic Excellence,” NCECA, Kansas City, Missouri
“At Your Service,” Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
“24th Annual Saint Croix Valley Pottery Tour,” Harris, MN
Annual Yunomi Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
“Penland Clay: Shaping North Carolina Ceramics,” North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
Mint Museum Potters Market Invitational, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
“Still Crazy—After All These Years,” Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
“For The Tabletop,” James Renwick Alliance, Bethesda, MD


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2017:
“Major Mud”, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
“REVISIT: The Boneyard”, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
“Imaginary Border: Ceramics as a Trans-cultural Language”, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis and Clark College, Portland OR
“Santa Fe Clay Presents: La Mesa”, NCECA, Portland OR
“American Pottery Festival”, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
“All About Atmosphere”, Gallery 224, Allston MA.
“For the Table”, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus OH
“Splendid Table: An Exhibition of Dinnerware”, SAGE Community Arts, Sheridan, WY
“2017 Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition”, Sandra Blain Gallery, Gatlinburg, TN
“Lineage”, Weizenblatt Gallery, Marshall University, Marshall, NC
“A Culture of Pots: 25th Anniversary of St Croix Pottery Tour”, Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis,MN
“CUPS”, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2018:
“Southern Table”, Mason-Schartenstrin Museum of Art, Demorest, GA
“Roses Are Red, Pots Are Brown, “ Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019:
“The Language of Flowers”, Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL
“Lincoln Clay Tour”, Lincoln NE


PUBLICATIONS:
Handbuilt Dinnerware, by Kathy Triplett. 2001.
Ceramics Monthly, Feature story, January 1999.
The Ceramic Design Book, by Val Cushing, 1998, Lark Books, p.-147.
Creative Pottery, by Michelle Coakes, 1998, Rockport Publishers, p.-74,76
Best of Pottery 2, Selected by Angela Fina and Christopher Gustin, 1998, Rockport Publishers.
Lagniappe, The Times Picayune, March 1994.
Asheville Citizen-Times, Critical Review of Eight From Penland,
Metropolitan Home, March/April 1993.


AWARDS:
Open Studio Artist Residency, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 2017
Emerging Artist, National Council on Education of Ceramic Art, Denver, CO. 2000.
Juror’s Choice Award, Linda Christenson, juror, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Spring, PA 2000
Merit Award, Ceramics USA 2000, Denton TX
Award of Excellence in Three Dimensional Design, Laumeier Contemporary
Art Fair, St. Louis, MO. 1997.
Emerging Artist Program Grant, Arts Alliance and NC Arts Council. 1996.
Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for Ceramic Art, Newcastle, ME. 1996
Artist in Residence, Penland School of Crafts Penland N.C. 1993-1996
Schwarzchild Jewelers Award For Functional Art, Richmond Craft And Design Show, Richmond, VA. 1993.
Best of Show, First Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA. 1993.

EDUCATION:
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Master of Fine Arts. 1992
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, CORE Fellowship, Ceramics Department. 1987-89.
Montessori World Educational Institute, San Luis Obispo, CA. Montessori Certification. 1984.
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. Bachelor of Science. 1980.


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