1970 Philadelphia University of the Arts, BFA in Ceramics with William P. Daley, Philadelphia, PA
1973 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale MFA in Ceramics with Nicholas Vergette, Carbondale, IL
1985 Fulbright Senior Scholar Post-Doctoral Research Award to research Spanish Folk Potters
1987 National Endowment for Humanities Summer Seminar, Fordham University, The Bronx, NY
1994 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award combining teaching and research, Tashkent Institute of the Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2011 Visiting Lecturer, Ceramics and Art History, UT Brownsville, Brownsville, TX
2008 Interim Director, Brownsville Museum of Art, 8 months, Brownsville, TX
2008 President of Potters Council, American Ceramics Society, now ICAN
2005 Program Director of Ceramics, Spring Semester, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI
2000 Professor Emerita awarded by the Montana Board of Regents, Montana State University-Billings,
1975-2000 Faculty Position at Montana State University-Billings, Twenty-five years 1975-2000, Billings, MT
1997-2004 Technical Staff, Ceramics Monthly Magazine
1990-1991 Director-at-large, National Council for Education of Ceramic Art (NCECA) Board Member
2017 Effect by Fire, International Competition, A.I.R. Vallauris, France
2015 From the Ground Up, Rocky Mountain Time Zone, Las Cruces Art Museum, Las Cruces, NM
2015 Motion, International Competition, A.I.R. Vallauris, France
2013 Rockport Art festival, Rockport, TX
2011 Seapots, Teapots, Portugal
2018 Diagonal 11, Wood-fire Symposium at La Meridiana Presentations and Exhibition in Faenza, Italy
2016 Diagonal 11, Ceramic Symposium, E Tor, Barcelona, Spain
2015 CRETA-Rome, Rome, Italy Oct 31-Dec. 16, 2015
2012 Artist in Residence, Vallauris, France Sept. 11-Oct. 19, 2012
2009 Resident Artist and workshop presenter, Hui No’eau Arts Center, Makawao, Maui, HI
2008 Mary Anderson Center for Creative Arts, Mount St. Francis, Indiana
2004 La Meridiana, Bagnano, Italy
2003 The Clay Studio, Guest Resident Artist, Philadelphia, Pa.
2002 Archie Bray Foundation, Summer Resident, Helena, Montana,
2000 Straumur Artists Commune, Hafnjorfordor, Iceland
1993 Banff Center for Creative Arts, Fall Semester, Banff, Alberta, Canada,
1993 National Ceramics Factory, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Guest of the Uzbek Artists Union
1992 National Ceramics Factory, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Guest of the Uzbek Artists Union
1991 Dzintari Artists Commune, Jurmala, Latvia, Guest of the Soviet Artists Union
1971-1972 Potter-in-Residence, The Grail, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
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