MICHAEL WHITEHEAD
MICHAEL WHITEHEAD

MITCH IBURG

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

 

2007-2011

B.A. Fine Art, Coe College - Cedar Rapids, IA

 

 

Professional Experience

 

2017

Established Personal Studio - Saint Paul, MN

Visiting Artist, College of Saint Benedict - Collegeville, MN

Workshop Assistant, Kevin Lips & Herve Rousseau - Penland, NC

 

2016

Artist in Residence, Cobb Mtn. Art & Ecology Project, Loch Lomond, CA

 

2015

Artist in Residence, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

 

2014

Artist in Residence, Guldagergård, Skælskør, Denmark

Artist in Residence, The Rochester Folk Art Guild, Middlesex, NY

Studio Manager, The Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA

 

2013

Studio Assistant, John Jessiman, Appomattox, VA

 

2011

Artist in Residence, The Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA

 

 

Exhibitions (Solo)

 

2017

North Coast Range Series, Iowa Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

 

 

Exhibitions (Invitational and Group)

 

2017

Spectra, A Survey of American Wood Fired Ceramics

Morean Center for Clay, St. Petersburg, FL

Artful Ambiance: Contemporary Sake Vessels

with Character Schaller Gallery, Saint Joseph, MI

Neoteric Ignition, TEAplusART Gallery, Houston, TX

Top Soil, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

 

2016

Our Cups Runneth Over, Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA

Earth Skin, Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Steinbeisser: Experimental Gastromony,

Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA

Clayfest Northwest, 50th Anniversay Celebration,

Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

Cub Creek: Current and Past Residents,

Academy of Fine Art, Lynchburg, VA

Wood Fired Ceramics, Ren Brown Collection Gallery,Bodega Bay, CA

Arrowmont Utilitarian Clay,

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

Cub Creek Foundation, Lillstreet Art Center,Chicago, IL

 

2015

Enflamed: New Ceramics, Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, NY

Darren Cockrell & Mitch Iburg, Spun Smoke, Oakland, CA

Wood Fire Invitational, The Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, MT

18th Chawan Expo, International Exhibition

Middle Tennessee University, Murfreesborough, TN

 

2014

CRAFTED, Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

Pre Conference Residency Exhibition: 2nd European Wood Fire Conference Guldagergård-Intl.

Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

Presenters Exhibition: 2nd European Wood Fire Conference

Guldagergård-Intl. Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

 

2013

CRAFTED, Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

Tea Bowls: A Contemporary Approach, Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY 

Atmospheric Perspective, Saratoga Clay Art Center, Schuylerville, NY

16th Chawan Expo: International Exhibition, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

 

 

2012

 

Cub Creek 'Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,'

Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntingdon, PA

Imperfect Beauty: Contemporary Expression In The Wabi Sabi Spirit, Tao Evolution Gallery, Scheung Wan, Hong Kong

 

 

 

Exhibitions (Juried)

 

2014

 

UNF National Juried Ceramics Exhibition University of North Florida Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, FL

'Pour' 2014, Terra Incognito Studios, Oak Park, IL

International Cup Exhibition, Clay Studio Of Missoula, Missoula, MT

 

2013

Artifacts From The Inferno, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD

Tea Bowl National, Kansas City Clay Guild, Kansas City, MO

ICMEA Symposium: Emerging Ceramic Artist Competition, 

Fuping, China

Juried National II, Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT 

Coffee, Tea, or... #2 'Drinking Vessels,' Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

 

2012

Flash Point: An International Wood Fire Exhibition,

Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO

Clemson Ceramics National, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 

The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas George Caleb

Bingham Gallery: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Tea Bowl National, Thornhill Gallery at Avila University, 

Kansas City, MO

Mug Shots: National Juried Cup Show, Lux Center for the Arts,

Lincoln, NE

Daily Companions: Cups, Mugs, Teabowls,

Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Cups of Fire: National Ceramic Cup Competition,

The Clay Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

The Cub Creek Foundation: Current Resident Artwork,

City Clay Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

 

 

2011

Traces of Process: Senior Thesis Exhibition,

Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA

College Clay Collective, Genesee Pottery, Rochester, NY 

Third Annual National Juried Cup Exhibition,

Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

Area College Student Art Exhibit,

Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

2010

Cedar Rapids, IA, New York, NY

Area College Student Art Exhibit,

Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA

 

 

Panels/Workshops/Lectures

 

2017

North Coast Range Series, Iowa Ceramics, Cedar Rapids, IA 

Center Artist in Residence Series,

Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

 

2016

Wood Fire Workshop, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA 

Train Kiln Construction,    Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

 

2015

Working With Local Clay, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

 

2014

Wood Fire Now, 2nd European Wood Fire Conference Guldagergård-Intl. Ceramic Research Center, Skælskør, Denmark

 

2012

Current Resident Workshop,

The Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA

 

 

Publications

Materialization, The Log Book, Issue 60, Dec 2014