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PICKETT, GEOFF
PICKETT, GEOFF
GEORGIA
Education
1983-1985
Master of Fine Arts, ceramics
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
1974-1977
Bachelor of Arts, three dimensional design
Bath Academy of Art, Wiltshire, England
1973-1974
Foundation course in art and design
Bideford School of Art, Bideford, Devon, England

Experience
1990-Present
Owner of Farmington Pottery, Farmington, Georgia
1988-1990
Resident Studio Potter, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

1982-1983
Artist in Residence, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee

1977-1980
Thrower at Truro Pottery, Truro, Cornwall, England
1973-1977
Part time pottery apprenticeship under Harry Juniper, Bideford, Devon, England
Selected Exhibitions
2006
“Keeping the Fire, Georgia Wood Firing Potters”Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, La Grange, Georgia

“Perspectives Georgia Potters and Collectors”Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, Georgia

“Georgia Potters: Then and Now”
Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, Georgia
“Fired Works” Ceramics Exhibition and Sale
Macon Arts, Macon, Georgia
2005
“Perspectives Georgia Potters and Collectors” Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, Georgia

“National Teapot Show VI”
Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina
“Wood Fired Pottery”
Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina

2004
“Serve This” invitational
Mudfire Pottery Center, Atlanta, Georgia
“Wood – Fired Clay” invitational

Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, North Carolina
“Perspectives Georgia Potters and Collectors”Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation , Watkinsville, Georgia

“Teapots-A-Go-Go 2 National Teapot Exhibition”
Mudfire Pottery Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2003
“Potters of Georgia and North Carolina” invitationalThe Bascom- Louise Gallery, Highlands Visual Arts Center, Highlands, North Carolina

“Perspectives – Georgia Potters and Collectors”
Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, Georgia

“Clay” invitational
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

“Hundreds of Cups” national invitational
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2002
“From Shoulder to Foot” invitational
Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, Georgia

2001
“Potters of Georgia and North Carolina” invitational
The Bascom Louise Gallery, Highlands Visual Arts Center, Highlands, North Carolina

2000
“Handles and Spouts: Teapots by Contemporary Southern Artists” invitational
Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Chester Springs Studio,
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

“Southern Exposure – Ceramic Artists from Georgia” invitational
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

1999
“National Teapot Show IV” invitational
Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina

1997
“Common Borders” invitational
Rudolph E. Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

1996
“Utilitarian Clay II: Celebrate the Object” national invitational
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

1995
“Steeped in Tradition: The Contemporary Teapot” national invitational
Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

“From Hand To Mouth: an Exhibition of Ceramic Cups and Mugs” national invitational
Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1994
“Holiday Invitational”
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

“30th Anniversary Holiday Show” national invitational
Craft Alliance Center for the Visual Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

“National Teapot Invitational”
Craft Alliance Center for the Visual Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

1993
“Holiday Invitational”
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

“National Teapot Invitational”
Craft Alliance Center for the Visual Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

“The J.H. Webb Gallery: Pots IV” invitational The J.H. Webb Gallery, Macon, Georgia

“Ceramics Southeast: Former Students of Ron Meyers” University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1992
“Holiday Invitational”
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
“National Teapot Invitational”
Craft Alliance Center for the Visual Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

“Utilitarian Clay: Celebrate the Object” national invitational Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

“For The House and Garden” invitational
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

‘Spotlight 1992 Exhibition” regional juried exhibition
Virginia Hand Workshop; Center for Craft Arts, Richmond, Virginia

“First Cup of the Day : Beauty Through Use” national invitational Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1991
“Holiday Invitational”
Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

“The Expressive Teapot” national invitational Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

“Ceramics Southeast” invitational University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

“On the Table, on the Wall, the Platter” national invitational Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

“Clay as Utilitarian Object” national juried exhibition
Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, Florida

“Third Annual Teapot Show” national juried exhibition The Upper Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1990
“The Expressive Teapot” national invitational
Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

“National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts” Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

“Fish Images” national juried exhibition
Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

“The 30th Anniversary Mid-States Craft Exhibition” juried Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, Indiana

“Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky

“N.C.E.C.A. Juried Members Traveling Exhibition”
Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Form and Function Teapots II” national juried exhibition Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri

“12th Annual Vahki Exhibition” national juried exhibition Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona

“Studio Ceramics, national invitational”
Berea College, Berea, Kentucky

“Oxidation Rediscovered” invitational in conjunction with N.C.E.C.A. College of Mt. St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio

1986
“Crafts as Art Image” invitational
Quinlan Art Center, Gainesville, Georgia

“Georgia Clay” invitational
J.H. Webb Gallery, Macon, Georgia

1984
“Ceramics Southeast” Invitational traveling exhibition of wood fired pottery
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
1978-1980
Cornwall Crafts Association, annual juried exhibitions (work shown annually)
Cornwall, England

1974-1981
Bideford Art Society, annual juried exhibitions (work shown annually)
Bideford, Devon, England