education

1995Brown University, Providence, RI - Masters of the Arts of Teaching (MAT) in English

1994Brown University, Providence, RI - BA in English and American Literature

oawards/scholarships

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20120John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Residency, Sheboygan, WI

20100Professional Development Grant, RACC, Portland, OR

20090Short-listed, Zelli Porcelain Award 2009, Zelli Porcelain, London, UK

0Best of Show, Feats of Clay 2009, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA

0Winner, Ceramics: Hand-built/Molded, 2009 NICHE Awards, Philadelphia, PA

20080Visionary Award of Excellence, CraftForms 2008, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

0First Prize, Honorable Mention, Viewpoint: Ceramics 2008, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

0Best of Show, Clay? II, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA

20070Individual Merit Award, 2007 Craft Biennial, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

02nd place, Oregon Potters Association Ceramics Showcase, Portland, OR 

0Bob & Peggy Culbertson Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

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0Kiln God Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

osolo exhibitions

2013Fragile Endurance, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

2008After Eden, Beet Gallery, Portland, OR

Window Project II, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR  

oselected group exhibitions

2013Texas Contemporary Art Fair, group exhibit with Mindy Solomon Gallery, Houston, Texas

Body & Soul: New International Ceramics, group exhibit Museum of Arts and Design, NYC

Responsibility, group exhibit with Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Switzerland

Art Paris Art Fair, group exhibit with Galerie Vanessa Quang Paris, France

SCOPE New York, group exhibit with Patrajdas Contemporary Gallery, NYC

2012Texas Contemporary Art Fair, group exhibit with Mindy Solomon gallery, Houston, TX

German Mettlach Ware & Present-Day Translations, AMOCA, Pomona, CA

Earth & Alchemy: Contemp. Ceramic Sculpture, Stephen D. Paine Gallery, MassArt, Boston

The solo project Basel 2012, w/ Marina de Caro, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Basel, Switzerland

Detailed Information, small group exhibit with Mindy Solomon gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Natural Macabre, group NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Seattle Design Center

Earth Precipice, group NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Seattle Design Center

SCOPE New York, group exhibit with Patrajdas Contemporary gallery, New York, NY

2011SCOPE Miami, B-39, group exhibit with Patrajdas Contemporary gallery, Miami, FL

SCOPE Miami, C-21, group exhibit with Mindy Solomon gallery, Miami, FL

Night Scented Stock, group exhibit with Marianne Boesky gallery, NYC, NY

Shadowside, Part II, group exhibit with bo.lee gallery, London, UK

Vernisage, group exhibit with Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France

Art Chicago, group exhibit with Patrajdas Contemporary gallery, Chicago, IL

Florida Souvenirs, group exhibit with Mindy Solomon gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

London Art Fair, group exhibit with bo.lee gallery, London, UK

2010Find me a gift, group exhibit with Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France

Art London, group exhibit with bo.lee gallery, London, UK

Animal Instinct, John Micheal Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

DIY: A Revolution in Handicrafts, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

BAM Biennial 2010: Clay Throwdown!, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA

ArtHamptons, group exhibit with Mindy Solomon Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

Shadowside, bo.lee gallery, Bath, U.K.

Art in the Kitchen, artKitchen and Gallery A, Art Amsterdam Fair, Netherlands

NEXT Chicago, Patrajdas Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Café Endlager, exhibition and technology museum, Stuttgart, Germany

Bright and White, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Earth Matters, NCECA Invitational, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

CERAM-A-RAMA, Ceramics Research Center auction/exhibit, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

Corporeal Manifestations, Mutter Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2009Sitka Art Invitational, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

Proverbial Porcelain, Zelli Porcelain, London, UK

Art Fest of Clay and Fire, Sapporo Contemporary Museum, Sapporo, Japan

CURIOSITIES, four person exhibition, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Feats of Clay 2009, Lincoln Arts and Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA

A Mixed Bag of Small Ceramic Wonders, Crossman Gallery, U of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI

2009 NICHE Awards, Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA

2008CraftForms 2008, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Envisioning a Future, South Seattle Community College Gallery, Seattle, WA

Sculpted Green, 2008 Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue City Hall, Bellevue, WA 0

Viewpoint:Ceramics 2008, Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA  

Clay? II, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA  

2007Supernatural, PICA TBA:07, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

2007 Craft Biennial, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

Oregon Potters Association Ceramics Showcase, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR 

The Figure: transcribing the human form, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR 

oselected publications

2013Zoom on Fashion Trends (Milan), "Clarity" issue, no. 52, Nov. 2013, cover art

Boston Globe, "Arts Wednesday", Oct. 13, p. G3

Ceramics: Art & Perception, "Earth & Alchemy" by Janet Koplos, issue #93, Sept., pp. 70-75

Hey! Modern art & Pop Culture (Paris), "Kate MacDowell" by Anne & Julien, #14, pp. 54-63

Little Thing Magazine (China), "Interview with Kate Mac..." by O. Elephant, #30, pp. 66-69

American Craft, "More Than Human" by Julie K. Hanus, April/May, Vol. 73, no. 2, p. 33

2012The Best of 500 Ceramics, Celebrating a Decade in Clay, Lark Crafts

Dark Stories by Dark Artists (UK), by Nie Youjia, China Youth and CYPI Press, pp. 188 - 195

Creator Magazine (UK), Tu Tu Much Media, issue 05, pp. 10-19

Migrate (South Africa), "Kate MacDowell: Change the World" Viva! 015, pp. 20-25, cover

Ceramics Ireland (Ireland), "Natural Macabre" issue 29, pp. 18-20

2011Rooms Magazine (UK), “Kate MacDowell...”, by Adan Jerreat-Poole, pp. 12-19, issue #7

SKULL STYLE: Skulls in Contemporary Art and Design (New York), by Farameh Media LLC

Tomorrow's World, cd and single cover art designed by Tom Hingston for Erasure album

Kult Magazine (Singapore), "Animals" issue

Bioephemera, "Kate MacDowell: Bloodless Bodies", by Jessica Palmer, Sept 7

Doppelganger: Images of the Human Being (Berlin), by Gestalten: exploring visual culture

American Craft, "Craft's New Consciousness", by Savannah Schroll Guz, Feb/Mar, pp. 26-27

2010Ceramics: Art & Perception, "Corporeal Manifestations", by Colette Copeland, Dec #82

Dark Inspiration: grotesque illustrations, art and design (Hong Kong), viction:ary, pp. 46-55

American Style, "Kate MacDowell", 2010 Emerging Artists, issue 74, Nov

Ms. Use (Israel), Eco Sex, vol. 2, summer

BANG Art (Italy), Speciale Animali, "Amabilichimere", by Rosa Maria Albino, pp. 74-75, #7

Quotation: Worldwide Creative Journal (Japan), by Daisuke Nishimura, p. 51, no. 8, summer

Western Humanities Review, cover art and multiple photo illustrations, Vol. LXV, no. 2

Creative Review Magazine (U.K.), “Hi-Res” pp. 20-21, June

Bear Deluxe Magazine, The Creative Nonfiction Issue, “Independent Art”, #30, p. 3

2010 NCECA Invitational Earth Matters Catalog, essays by Nichole Burisch and Glen Brown

Hi-Fructose Magazine, "Cross-sectioning Ghosts with Kate MacDowell”, Jen Pappas, Vol 15

Spraygraphic (blog), "Spraygraphic Interview with Artist Kate MacDowell"

O.K Periodicals (Netherlands), Vol. 4, “Curiosities”, p. 80

Calle20 Magazine (Spain), "Escultures de Sueños”, Luisa Bernal, pp.18-23, No. 46

New York Times Sun. Magazine, "Is There an Ecological Unconscious? ", photo illustrations

notcot, streetanatomy, formfiftyfive, abduzeedo, paulbaines, treehugger, juxtapoz and others

2009Lobster and Canary (blog), “6 + 1 Interview: Kate D. MacDowell”, by Daniel A. Rabuzzi

Ceramics Monthly, "Curiosities", Upfronts section, September, p. 18

The: Santa Fe’s Monthly Magazine for the Arts, "Curiosities", by Marin Sardy, August, p. 56

500 Ceramic Sculptures, Juror: Glen R. Brown, Editor Suzanne Tourtillott, Lark Books

2008 425 Magazine, "Sustainable Sculptures - Seeing Green in Bellevue", Jenny Lynn Zappala

oteaching experience

2010Transforming the Natural World, summer workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

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