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Curriculum Vitae

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  

Bibliography; Selsor’s Artwork featured  See Publications Page

2018   Vivas, Antonio. "Técnicas de la Ceramic; Coccion Foil Saggar con Sales Solubles". Revista Internacional Ceramica.

               Num. 150 pp 75-88 full-page photo p.83

2018   Vivas, Antonio. "Marcia Selsor, Obvara Raku, and Foil Saggar Firing". Revista Internacional Ceramica. Num. 147


2018   Making and Using Molds & Templates. "Over the Hump: Creating and Using Oval Drape Molds"   American

               Ceramics Society, Westerville,  Ohio.pp 7-10
2014   Chassier, Joyce. “Obvara” Ceramic Arts and Perception Technical
2013   Gault, Rosette. Paper Clay; the Art and Practice. University of Pennsylvania Press2018   Making and Using Molds &

2012     “Women’s Work”, Brownsville Herald Jan.14, 
2011     “500 Raku” Juried by Jim Romberg. Lark Books.
2010     “Red Bronze” Tried and True Raku Recipes, Ceramic Arts Daily.
2010      Jacobson, Mel. Twenty-first Century Kilns.
2009       Branfman, Steven. Mastering Raku, 27, 115 Lark Books 
2006   “Marcia Selsor; Ceramic Artist” The Montana Arts and Culture Magazine, Nov. 06 pp.4-5.
2005    “La Meridiana, The International Center for Ceramic Arts in Tuscany” in Ceramics Monthly, April, pp.50-53. 
2004    Watkins, James and Wandless, Paul Andrew. Alternative Firing Methods.  Lark Books, p.93.
2002    “Remembering 9/11; Bray Installs Sculpture to Honor Those Who Died in New York, Washington D.C. and

                   Pennsylvania Last Year” by. Lori Carey, The Independent Record, Helena, MT.
2001     Branfman, Steven. Raku; A Practical Approach   2nd Ed. Krause Press pp. 96, 104, 113.
2001     Beach, Polly. “Banff, A Place to Replenish the Soul” in Clay Times, May/June pp. 9-11.
2000    Baird, Darryl. The Extruder Book.  American Ceramics Society Westerville, Ohio, pp. 174, 182, 250.
1998     Ratliff, C.J. “Clayarters International” in Ceramics Monthly. March 1998 pp. 70-74 

Exhibitions catalogs 

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