Born in San Francisco, California

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from San Francisco Art Institute, 1970
Master of Arts in Design, emphasis on ceramics from University of California at Berkeley, 1971 Additional studies:  University of California at Davis, California State University at Sonoma College of Marin, Kentfield California


Instructor, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Drawing and Composition, Design, Ceramics and
    Materials and Techniques
Lecturer, San Jose State University, CA,Ceramics
Lectured, San Jose, CA, City College
Lectured, Fresno State, CA, University:  Ceramics
Lecturer, University of California at Santa Cruz: Ceramics
Guest Instructor, Palo Alto, CA, Cultural Center
Resident Instructor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village CO: Ceramics, 1974
Conducted 5-day live-in workshop at Big Creek Pottery, Davenport, CA, 1975
Two-Month Lecturer tour, Australia,1987
Work Included in Art in Modern Handcrafts, Verona Council of Arts, PA 1981
Feature Article, CERAMICS MONTHLY, January, 1983
Work included in HANDS IN CLAY, Charlotte F. Speight, Alfred Publishing, 1979


Entry and Awards Juror:  Marin Society of Artists Annuals, 1975 and 1979
Entry and Awards Juror:  San Francisco Civic Arts Festival, 1975 and 1978
Co-Juried Clay and Glass 1977 Conference and Exhibition with Peter Voulkos and Marvin Lipofsky
Entry and Awards Juror:  Sausalito, CA, Art Festival, 1979
Membership Juror:  Association of Ceramic and Glass Artists of California, 1974 and 1975
Show Installation:  Marin Society of Artists, CA,  1977
Show Installation:  College of Marin Gallery, Ceramics and Sculpture Annual, 1978
One person Show Installations: Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA., for Allister Dillan and Alice Corning, 1978


California State Fair and Exhibition, Bronze Award, painting, 1965
Media 66, Walnut Creek, CA, Civic Arts League CA,  Merritt Award, 1966
Marin County, CA. Art and Garden Fair,  First Place, sculpture, 1967
Media 67, Walnut Creek, CA, Civic Arts League CA,  Purchase Award, 1967
Concord Art Association 6th Annual Art Show, Concord CA, First Place, 1969
San Francisco Potter's Association Fall Annual,  Award 1972
Pottery III, California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, CA, Purchase Award, 1973
San Francisco Civic Arts Festival, Purchase Awards (2)  1973 and 1974
Richmond, CA, Designer/Craftsman, Purchase Award, 1973
Marin County Fair, CA, Honorable Mention, 1974
Oakland Museum, Clay and Glass, Oakland, CA, Purchase Award, 1974
Mill Valley, CA, Fall Art Festival: Potter of the Year, 1974
San Francisco Potter's Association/College of Marin, Clay and Glass 75: Exhibition Award
California State Fair and Exhibition, Bronze Metal. 1975
Marin County, CA, Fine Crafts, Award, 1975
Sausalito, CA,  Art Festival, Award, 1980
National Cone Box Show, Purchase Award, 1981
Marin County, CA, Society of Artists, Dan S. Wood Award, 1981
California State Fair,Craft  Award, 1981
Marin County CA, Fair, Best in Class (Ceramics), 1983
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA Celebration of Clay and Glass, Purchased Award
    Oakland Museum, CA, For Permanent Collection, 1984
State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, Artist Enhancement Grant, 2007


Ames Gallery, One person show, Berkeley, CA. 1971
University of California Medical Center, One person show, San Francisco, CA, 1972
Fairtree Gallery, New York, NY,  1973
Galleria del Sol, 4 Person show, Santa Barbara, CA, 1973
College of Holy Names, 3 Person show, Oakland, CA, 1974
Los Robles Galleries, Palo Alto, CA, 1974
Marcia Rodell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1974 Two person show with Phillip Cornelius
Temple Emanu-el, One person show, San Francisco, CA, 1974
The American Hand, San Francisco, CA, 1974
Marin, CA, Society of Artists, First Invitational Exhibition, 1974
Palo Alto, CA, Cultural Center, Statement in Sculpture, 1974
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Clay and Glass – 4 person  show, 1975
Ninth Circle, One person show, Palo Alto, CA, 1975
San Francisco Art Commission/San Francisco Museum of Art Sculpture Exhibition at Capricorn
    Asunder Gallery, 1975
Scripps College, CA, 31st Annual Invitational Ceramic Exhibition, 1975
Richmond Art Center, 4 Person Show, Richmond, CA, 1976
Touchstone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1977
Association of San Francisco Potters, Clay and Glass Conference, 1977
Thiel College, PA, 100 Tea Pots, 1979
Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Bay Area Ladies - A Clay Exhibition, 1979
Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, Ceramic Forecast, 1978
Meyer, Breier, Weiss Gallery, San Francesco, CA, Functional Forms, 1980
California State University, Seven Women No Adam. Fresno, CA, 1981
Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA, 1981
California State University at Fresno, Seven Women – No Adam, CA, Clay Exhibition, 1981
The Young Gallery, 7 Person show, San Jose, CA, 1981
The Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1984
Santa Rosa Community College Gallery, Clay, Fiber, Metal and Wood, Santa Rosa, CA, 1984
Oakland Museum, CA, Collector's Gallery, 1984          
Santa Barbara, CA,  Museum of Art, Containers of Culture, 1984
Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1984
Santa Rosa, CA, Community College, 1984
College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Three person show, 1984
Santa Barbara, CA, Museum of Art, Containers of Culture of Four Continents, 1984
The Gallery, Burlingame,One person show, CA, 1985
Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Cups, 1985
Marin Arts Council San Rafael, CA, Art Feast, 1984 and 1985
Designer's Showcase, Hillsborough, CA, 1986
Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, West Coast Clay, 1986
Artisan's Gallery, Mill Valley, CA, Tea Party, 1987
Upcountry Gallery, Waimea, HI, 1993
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI, Pacific Rim Sculpture Exhibition, 1994
The Art Center at Mauna Lani, One person show, Kohala Coast, HI. 1994
Studio 7, 1001 Pots, 7 Person show, Holualoa, HI, 1995
Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Sana Cruz, CA, 2011


Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, Painted Flower Show, 1962
California State Fair and Exhibition, Sacramento, CA., 1965
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, Ceramic 73, 1967 and 1973
Walnut Creek Civic Art Association, Media 68, Walnut Creek. CA 1968
Santa Barbara Art Association, Santa Barbara, CA, Small Image Exhibition, 1969
American Crafts Couincil, Objects, San Francisco, CA, 1971
Cal. Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, Pottery I, II, III, IV and V, 1970 - 1974
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT., Object Makers,1971
Richmond (CA.) Designer Craftsman, 1967, 1971, 1973 and 1975
San Diego, CA, National Small Sculpture and Drawing Exhibition, 1972
Corning, (NY,  Southern Tier Arts and Crafts, 1973
Marin Society of Artists 28th Annual, Kentfield, CA 1974
Triton Museum, Clay and Glass, Association of California Ceramic Artists, featured work, Santa
   Clara, CA, 1977
Thiel College, 100 Teapots, Greenville, PA, 1978
University of Kansas, Third National Cone Box Traveling Show, 1979
Palo Alto, CA,  Cultural Center, Clay and Glass, 1979
Third National Cone Box traveling show, University of Kansas, 1979
Cal Poly, Pomona, CA, Ink and Clay VII, 1981
15th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Corpus Christi, TX, 1981
Taft College and Downey, CA,  Museum of Art, Vessels Aesthetic, 1981
College of Holy Names, Oakland CA., For Function-Clay and Glass, 1982
Marin Society of Artists, Kentfield, CA, Fire and Fiber, 1984
A Celebration of Clay and Glass, Calif. Crafts Museum, Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, 1984
San Jose, CA, Convention Center, A Spectrum of Clay and Glass, 1984
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA, Dimensions.1985
Civic Arts Gallery, West Coast Clay, Walnut Creek, CA, 1986
Starbrick Clay National Cup Show, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2013
14th Annual National Juried Cup Show, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, 2014


Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Center for Ceramic Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
International Museum of Dinerware Design,, New York,NY
American Museum of Ceramic Art - Pomona, CA
Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Scripps, College, Claremont, CA
City of Walnut Creek, CA.
City of San Francisco, CA.
Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.
College of Holy Names, Oakland, CA.
Purdue University, IN
Bemidji State University, Margaret Harlo Collection, MI.
Leslie Ceramics, Berkeley, CA. Toki Collection
Kaiser-Permanente, Administrative Office, San Francisco, CA
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, FL
Rosenfield Collection
Robert Fritz, San Jose, Ca.
Paul E. Soldner, Aspen, CO.
Jean P. Yates, Santa Rosa, CA.
Peter Voulkos, Berkeley, CA.
Tom Collins, Napa, CA.
Elizabeth Fortner, Santa Barbara, CA
Eleanor Bender, Great Neck, NY.
Elio Benvenuto, San Francisco, CA.
Dora De Larios, Venice, CA.
Eleanor Bender, Santa Fe, MN.
Eleanor Rapp, Santa Fe, NM.
Bruce and Marcia McDougal, Davenport, CA.
Catherine Hirsoux, Kensington, CA.
Alice Corning, Mill Valley, CA.
Jan Schachter, Portola Valley, CA.
William Albright, San Anselmo, CA.
Doris De Lario, Culver City, CA.
Nordstroms, Costa Mesa, CA.
Ihilani Resort and Spa, Kapolei, HI.
Bank of Hawaii Land Trust Department, Honolulu, HI.
Bianchi, Engle, Keegin & Talkington, San Rafael, CA
Jeffery Sturgis, Sarasota, FL