Judith Duff Pottery

Wood Fired and Shino Ceramics

 

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EDUCATION:
 
Production Crafts Clay Program - Haywood Community College, Clyde, NC
BFA in Painting - Wesleyan College, Macon, GA
BS in Biology - Wesleyan College, Macon, GA
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
 
                             
INTERNATIONAL INVITATIONAL WORKSHOPS AND EXHIBITIONS:

International Invitational Ceramic Festival in Sasama, Japan
       November 25-29, 2011

2011 Naori International Ceramics Exchange Exhibition, Taean South Korea
       November 17-24, 2011

La Borne l'amour du feu (Love of Fire)
        International invitational wood fire collaboration in La Borne,
        France with 19 invited potters from Asia, Australia, Europe, and
        North America.  September 20 - October 11, 2010.    


International Workshop for Ceramic Art in Tokoname (IWCAT), Tokoname,  
         Japan
 
 
 
GUILDS AND ORGANIZATIONS:
  
Center for Craft Creativity and Design - Past Board Member
American Craft Council
Piedmont Craftsmen Inc.
Southern Highland Craft Guild
Transylvania County Arts Council –Past Board Member
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COLLECTIONS:

Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Arkansas Art Center Museum, Little Rock AR
The Mary and Bruno Moser Collection, West Lafayette, IN
Tokoname Museum Collection, Tokoname, Japan
Icheon World Ceramic Center Museum, Gwango-Dong, South Korea
Kasper-Hansen Ceramic Collection
Kamm Teapot Foundation, Sparta, NC
Dwight Holland, Seagrove, NC
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
 
 
GRANTS:

North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship Grant, 2004-2005
 
 
CURATOR:

"Quiet Inspiration: The influence of Japanese Ceramics on North
Carolina Potters”, North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC

February 7 - May 16, 2015

Soft Beauty of Traditional Shinos: Momoyama Era, Concord University, Athens, WV,
August 2009 and travelling to The Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta, GA
and Bridgemont Community and Technical College, Montgomery , WV.
Click here to see Curator Statement and list of artists.

Wood-Fired Clay From the NC Mountains, Hand in Hand Gallery, Flat Rock, NC ,
October 2008  

Architectural Echoes in Clay An International wood fire exhibition in conjunction
with Nina Hole residency sponsored by Center for Craft Creativity and Design in
Hendersonville, NC. Exhibit at CCCD and Appalachian State University,
Boone, NC, September 2006

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JUROR:

Feats of Clay XIX - Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA, April 2006

Blue Ridge Fine Craft Exhibition - Transylvania County Arts Council (TCARTS),
Brevard, NC, September, 2006 (Juried with Gabe Cyr)

 
 
LECTURES AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Friends of the Mint Museum Series, The Mint Museum,
Charlotte, NC, January 17, 2014

European International Wood Fire Conference, Brollin, Germany,
September 2-5, 2010.  Topics: Historic Groundhog Kilns of NC and
Train Kilns: The Pollution Solution for Wood Firing

2006 International Wood Fire Conference, Flagstaff, AZ
Topic: The Train Kiln

2004 International Wood Fire Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA
Topic: Women in Wood
 
 
GALLERIES:

Signature Shop - Atlanta, GA
Weyrich Gallery - Albuquerque, NM
 
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TEACHING:

Winthrop University, Rockhill, SC
Central Piedmont Community College
Alt Gaarz, Germany, at the studio of Markus Böhm, sponsored by
     the Kalkspatz Association
La Meridiana International Center of Ceramics in Tuscany
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Peter Callas Studio, Belvidere, NJ
The Kiln Studio and Gallery, Fairhope, AL
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Haywood Community College, Clyde, NC
Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD
University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
Surry Community College, Dobson, NC
Cub Creek Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Appomattox, VA
Odyssey Center for Ceramic Art, Asheville, NC
Concord University, Athens, WV
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA
Mudfire Pottery Studios, Decatur, GA
Wood Fire Workshop, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
Mid-Atlantic Clay Conference, Front Royal, VA
Lee Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Touchstone Center for Arts, Farmington, PA
Rerun Gallery, Yamomoto, Japan
Wood firing for Haywood Community College
Claymatters, Tryon Place, Charlotte, NC
Ceramic Guild, Scope – Torpedo Factory, Washington, DC
Sawtooth Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
 
 
EXHIBITIONS:
 
 
  2016 "Blast From the Past", Transylvania Community Arts Council, Brevard, NC
"Flower Power: Pottery and Plants", North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
 
  2015 “This Functional Family: Potters of Western North Carolina”,
       Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

“Asian Pottery Exhibition”, with Shozo Michikawa and Seungho
        Yang, Judith Duff Pottery Studio, Brevard, NC
"Quiet Inspiration: The influence of Japanese Ceramics on North
        Carolina Potters”, North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
 
  2014

"Elements: Women Sculpting Animisim", Cavin Morris Gallery,
        New York, NY

"Shino On!", 18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX

"Making It In Crafts II", Art Museum of Greater Lafayette,
         Lafayette, IN
"The Artwork of Carol MacAllister & Judith Duff",
         Transylvania Community Arts Council, Brevard, NC
Winter Show, GreenHill - A Space for NC Art, Greensboro, NC
"The Great Road: Contemporary Wood-fired Ceramics", Taubman
         Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA
ZEN Exhibition, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

 
  2013 "Narrative of Fire", Artworks!, New Bedford, MA
Winter Show, GreenHill - A Space for NC Art, Greensboro, NC

Exhibition with Seungho Yang and Sunkoo Yuh, Signature
         Contemporary Craft Gallery
, Atlanta, GA
"Fueled by Wood",  Exhibition with John Dix, Jack Troy, and
          Nick Schwartz, Trax Gallery, Berkeley, CA
"The Unique and Unusual", Weyrich Gallery One-Person Exhibition,
          Albuquerque, NM

"Container Exhibition", Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC
Southern Highlands Craft Guild Members Exhibition, Appalachian
         Regional Commission, Washington, DC
Cub Creek Foundation 10th Anniverary Exhibit, Lynchburg Academy
         of Fine Arts, Lynchburg, VA, Travelling to Earlham College,
         Richmond, IN, and to Juniata College, Huntington, PA
Naori Ceramic Festival Exhibit, Hanhyanglim Ongki Museum, Heyri Artists'
         Village, near Seoul South Korea

Endless Variations: A Shino Extravaganza, Lone Star College,
          Houston, TX, in conjunction with NCECA
Strength in Form, The Kiln Studio and Gallery, Fairhope, AL
 
  2012 Shuki: the Intimate Vessels of Sake, Vessels Gallery, Boston, MA
2 Person Show with Ron Meyers, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA         
Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
"A Spout, No Doubt", The Kiln Studio and Gallery, Fairhope, AL
Gallery hu, Nagoya Japan. Travelling show from 2011 International
        Ceramics Festival in Sasama, Japan        

Teabowls and Sake Cups: A Kindred Spirit, Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA
Cousins in Clay, Bulldog Pottery, Seagrove, NC
Tea Bowl Invitational, Sella-Granata Gallery, University of Alabama,
         Tuscaloosa, AL
"Friends and Fire-mates"
, a celebration and exhibition of matchboxes and
         their contents, a Tribute to Nina Hole, Danmarks Keramikmuseum
         Grimmerhus
2012 Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Design Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
World in a Cup, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA, In conjunction with NCECA
NCECA Chawan Invitational, Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA
100 Wood Fired Cups, POTS Gallery, Seattle, WA, In conjunction with NCECA
Vasefinder International Invitational 2012, on-line exhibition
Generosity of Spirit, The Gifts of Penland Artists, Fund Raising Exhibit,

         The Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta, GA
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  2011

Interpreting the Cup: Process, Influence and Intent, Crimson Laurel Gallery,
          Bakersville, NC

Unexpected Edge,
Cavin Morris Gallery, New York City

Prequel to the Unexpected:  New Artists and New Works
. Cavin-Morris Gallery,
          New York City
Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

Two Person Show with Shozo Michikawa, Signature Shop, Atlanta, GA

The Elusive Tea Bowl, Lacoste Gallery. Concord MA

The Penland Show, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX
Containment II, The Inside Story, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

Cedar Creek Gallery National Teapot Show VIII, Cedar Creek Gallery,
          Creedmoor, NC
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Atmosphere: A Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Lighthouse ArtCenter
        Museum & School of Art
, Tequesta, FL

 
  2010 Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Wood Fire Exhibition, Centre for Contemporary Ceramics, LaBorne France
Wood Fire Tea Bowl Show. Roswell Art Center West Gallery, Roswell, GA
Coe College Exhibition, University of Iowa, Cedar Rapids, IA
30 x 5 Invitational Show, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Studio Potter Invitational, Trace Gallery, Athens, GA
Two Person Show with John Dix, Signature Shop, Atlanta, GA
Wood Fire Exhibition, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
AKAR Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Handmade: The Western North Carolina Craft, Architecture &
      Design Expo, NC Arboretum, Asheville, NC
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  2009 Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Wood-Fired Clay, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
Form Follows Function or Does It?, University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
     Little Rock, AR
Ron Meyers 75th Birthday Exhibition, Red Lodge Clay Center,
     Red Lodge, MT
"Pottery Line-Up", Perspectives 2009 Georgia Pottery Invitational, Oconee
     Cultural Arts Foundation
, Watkinsville, GA
Mudfire - Mug Shots, Mudfire Pottery Center, Decatur, GA

Mint Museum Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

AKAR Yunomi Invitational, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Artists of Scenic 276, Transylvania Community Arts Council, Brevard, NC

Birth of A Notion, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
20 Below - 32 Above, Rolland Dille Gallery, Minnesota State University
     Moorhead, Moorhead, MN
Exhibit with Akira Satake, Barbara Zaretsky, and Brian Boggs, Asheville
     Arts Council, Asheville, NC
Two Person Show, Signature Shop Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 
  2008

Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Simple Cup 2008 Invitational, Seward Park Clay Studio and KOBO Gallery,
     Seattle, WA
Japanese Threads, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA,
     (NCECA)
Table of Elements, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Pittsburgh, PA, (NCECA)
Yunomi Invitational, AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Women's Voices: Different Approaches to Atmospheric Kilns, Roswell
     Art Center West
, Roswell, GA
Infusion 10 x 10 - 11th Biennial Teapot Invitational Exhibition, Craft Alliance,
      St Louis, MO
Painting with Fire:Wood Fired Ceramics, Lakewood Center for the Arts,
     Lake Oswego, OR
American Masters 2008 Invitational, Mudfire Clayworks Gallery,
     Decatur, GA
45 Years of Inspired Design, Sawtooth Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC and
     traveling to Sparta Teapot Museum, Sparta, NC
National Teapot Show Invitational, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC
Mint Museum Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Blue Spiral I Invitational, Asheville, NC
Design Gallery Cup Show, The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC
         

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  2007 Mark of Fire - Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Two Person Show - Featuring Shozo Michikawa and Judith Duff, Christa
     Faut Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Forms & Shapes: Architecture - AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
Spotlight 2007 - Arrowmont Center for Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Ceramics 2007 - Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT
Strictly Functional - Market House Craft Center. East Petersburg, PA
Clay National Biennial Exhibition (NCECA) - Kentucky Museum of Art
     and Craft, Louisville, KY (Wood Fire Merit Award)
Bourbon Bottles in the Blue Grass (NCECA) - Louisville Stoneware,
     Louisville, KY
National Juried Wood Fired Exhibition (NCECA) - Thrown Together,
     Louisville, KY
Ceramics 2007 - Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT
Wood Fired Invitational 2007 - The Clay Place, Carnegie, PA
 
 
2006

Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Program Celebrates 30 Years,
     Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC
NCAC Visual Artist & Film/Video Art Exhibit - Asheville Museum of Art,
     Asheville, NC
Atlanta Teapot Festival - Signature Shop Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Tea Time: The Art of the Teapot Invitational - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,
     Kalamazoo, MI
Forms and Shapes: The Useful Teapot - AKAR, Iowa City, IA
Jersey Shore Clay National 2006 - M. T. Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ
Crafts National 40 - Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Zoller Gallery,
     University Park, PA
International Cup - The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT
Women Artists of Western North Carolina '06 Exhibition - Turchin Center
     for the Visual Arts
, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Wild Clay: exhibiting the influence of using local materials - American
     Folk Art Gallery, Asheville, NC
Bowl Show Invitational – Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI
NCECA Invitational Wood fire Exhibition – Lawrence Gallery,
     Portland, OR
Big Fish Small Pot
: An International Small Teapot Competition –
     Saddleback College Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA
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2005


Feats of Clay XVIII – Lincoln Arts Center, Lincoln, CA
Strictly Functional Pottery National – Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA
     (Directors Award for Form & Function)
National Teapot Show VI – Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
In our Cups – Lockhart Gallery McClellan House, Geneseo, NY
18th National Juried Art Exhibition – South Cobb Arts Alliance, Mableton, GA
     (Honorable Mention)
Southern Accents Showcase Community, Preserve at Little Pine, Asheville, NC
The Clay Cup X – Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Crafts National 39 – Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Southern Highland Craft Guild 75th Anniversary Exhibition - Arrowmont School of Arts
     and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
Greater Midwest International Exhibition XX – Central Missouri State University Art
     Center Gallery, Warrensburg, MO
Red Heat – Contemporary Work in Clay – The University of Tulsa School of Art,
     Tulsa, OK
Endless Variations: Shino Review 2005 – Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Earth, Wheel, and Fire – International Museum of Art & Science, McAllen, TX
Galex 39 – Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL

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2004

Naked Truth International Invitational Wood Fired Exhibition, Coe College,
     Cedar Rapids, IA
100 Teapots 2, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
Greater Midwest International Exhibition XIX, Central Missouri State University,
     Warrensburg, MO
Invitational, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL
14th Annual Natl Arts Competition, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
Functional Ceramics Exhibition 2004, Wayne Center for Arts, Wooster, OH
Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center,
     East Petersburg,  PA (Director’s Choice Award)
Out of the Fire, The Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
Two Person Show, Kawalabanya Gallery, Seto, Japan
July National Exhibition, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC (2nd place)
Steam’en, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ
Gallery Kyouei-Gama, Tokoname, Japan
Wood-Fired Ceramic Exhibition, Blue Spiral, Asheville, NC
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2003
 

Two Person Invitational, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea (CEBIKO) International Competition,
     Icheon World Ceramic Center, Gwango-Dong, South Korea
Women in Clay Invitational, Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, NC
Crafts National 37, Penn State University, State College, PA
Origins in Clay III, San Antonio Potters Guild, Ingram, TX
Color and Form: Art and Craft Invitational, Brevard College, Brevard, NC
 National Art Competition, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
Sydney Teapot Invitational Show, Inner City Clayworkers Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Ceramics USA Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
MatrixArts Space International Exhibition, MatrixArts Gallery, Sacramento, CA
 
 
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2000


45th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Rocky Mount Arts Center,
     Rocky Mount, NC
Crafts National 36, Zoller Gallery. Penn State University, University Park, PA
CHIC Spring Art Show, Kobe, Japan
Rerun Gallery, Yamomoto, Japan
Aesthetics 2002, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsburg, KS (First Place)
Feats of Clay XV, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA (Second Place)
Galex 36, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg IL
Stoneware: For Daily Rituals, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO 

American Shino Exhibition, Babcock Galleries, New York, NY
Clay/Wood/Fire/Salt, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
Artist of the Month, Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Feats of Clay XIV, Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA
One Person Show, Autumn Song Gallery, High Point, NC
Ceramics 2001,Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

Crafts National 34, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA
Clay/Wood/Fire/Salt, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
Feats of Clay XIII, Lincoln, CA (Purchase Award)
An Innovative Spirit, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
Focus Gallery, Two Person Show, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Guilford Handcraft
     Center, Guilford, CT
2000 Crafts National 34, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA
Clay/Wood/Fire/Salt, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
Feats of Clay XIII, Lincoln, CA (Purchase Award)
An Innovative Spirit, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
Focus Gallery, Two Person Show, Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
International Ceramic WorkshopExhibition, Three Legged Dog Gallery, Key West, FL
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Cera Gallery, Tokoname, Japan
National Crafts 1999, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
Handmade For The New Millennium: A National Craft Invitational, Grantham, PA
Freedom ofFire: A National Ceramics Invitational, Brevard, NC
Feats of Clay XII, Lincoln, CA (Purchase Award)

Fanciful & Functional - Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
3rd Annual Best in America - Stones Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Craftforms ‘97 - Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA
Monarch National - Kennedy Douglass Center for the Arts, Florence, AL
Strictly Functional Pottery National - Epharata, PA
Spotlight ‘97 - Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC
North Carolina Crafts Gallery - Carrboro, NC (One person exhibition)
TFACE - Brevard, NC

Westmoreland Art Nationals - Youngwood, PA
Feats of Clay IX - Lincoln, CA (Merit Award)
TFACE - Brevard, NC - 2nd place
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JURIED SHOWS:

Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
Potter's Market Invitational, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
American Craft Expo, Evanston, IL
Piedmont Craftsmen Fair, Winston-Salem, NC
American Craft Council Shows, Atlanta (Merit Award), Baltimore, Charlotte,
Chicago, St. Paul, Tampa
Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL (First Place Clay)
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair
  
 
 
PUBLICATIONS:

Wood Fired Ceramics - 100 Contemporary Artists, Amedeo Salamoni,
    Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 2013
Lark Books 500 Teapots, 500 Plates and Chargers,
     500 Cups, 500 Pitchers
Ceramics Technical, Issue 29, December 2009
Ceramics Monthly, Summer 2004
Studio Potter, Summer Issue, 2002
The Log Book, August, 2002
American Shino: The Glaze of a Thousand Faces, Published in 2001 by
     Babcock Galleries, New York, NY, 2001
Ceramics Monthly, September 1998  
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FEATURED:

WNC Magazine, May 2010
Smoky Mountain Living, Summer 2004
Clay Times, Cover and article, November/December 2003
The Discovery Channel, Home Matters Show
Transylvania County Arts Council’s evening conversation series, Artspeak, 2003

 
 

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