Maureen’s Resume

Education

MFA University of Nebraska, Lincoln Nebraska, 1987 in Ceramics and Drawing,
BA Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, Chemistry 1983

Employment, Teaching Experience

Selected Exhibition

Solo

November 2016              Maureen Mills: Ceramics, Sharon Arts Center Gallery, Peterborough, NH

October 2013                    Synonyms, Knox College Gallery Alumni Exhibition, Galesburg, IL

September 2012              Synonyms, George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME

August 2018                      Anecdotes, Arch Contemporary Ceramics, Tiverton MA

International

August 2019                      10th Gyeonggi International Ceramics Biennale, South Korea

July 2019                            ISCAEE Ceramics Exhibition, Dankook University, Icheon, South Korea

July 2017                            ISCAEE Ceramics Exhibition, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham England

Summer 2015                   ISCAEE Ceramics Exhibition, Jingdezhen, China

National

May 2020                           Lip Service, Saratoga Clay Art Center, Schuylerville NY

February 2020                 Last Call V, Companion Gallery, Humbolt, TN

February 2020                 Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

September 2019              Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster PA

June 2018                           Alumni Exhbition, Eisentrager Gallery, Richards Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

March 2016                       Orton Cone Box Show, Kansas City MO

April 2015                          9th Annual Invitational Teapot Show, Craftsman House Gallery, St Petersburg FL

December 2014               Old Church Cultural Center Potters Show and Sale, Demarest NJ, Invitational

Regional

October 2019                    Spin Me ‘Round, Thorne-Sagendorph Gallery, Keene State University, Keene, NH

October 2019                    Contemporary New England Potters, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME

May 2019                           Contemporary NH Folk Art, Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth NH

August 2018                      Everything Happens So Much, Kelly Stelling Gallery, Manchester NH

July 2018                            Cross Currents: Movements in Contemporary Ceramics Invitational; Falmouth, MA

October 2017                    Impact: Artist Advancement Grant 10 year Anniversary, Univ, of NH Museum of Art, Durham, NH

March 2015                       Friends of Fire Invitational, Gustin Gallery, South Dartmouth MA

March 2015                       Pouring Arts Invitational, New Bedford, MA

November 2013              The Narrative of Fire: Invitational Wood Fired Exhbition, Curator, Chris Gustin and Seth Rainville, ArtWorks, New Bedford, MA

October 2013                    Text & Texture, Sabbatical Exhibition, Peterborough Gallery, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Peterborough, NH

September 2013              On & Off the Page, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH;

September 2009              Strictly Functional Pottery National

 

Recent Workshops taught:

International

Summer 2019                   Texture on the Wheel, Dankook University, Gyongi-do, Republic of Korea

Summer 2017                   Slip and Surface Techniques, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham England

Fall 2015                             Surface Design, Wuxi School of Craft and Technology, Yixing, China

Fall 2011                             American Modernist Sculpture, University of the Arts, Tokyo Japan

National

Spring 2015                       Designing Form for Surface, Peters Valley Center for Craft, Layton NJ

Spring 2012                       From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Greater Lansing Potters Guild, Lansing MI,

Spring 2012                      From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Tucson Potters Guild, Tucson AZ

Regional

July 2019                            Exploring Surface, Mass Institute of Technology Ceramics Program, Boston MA

May 2019                           Glazing Techniques for Cone 6, Sharon Arts Center, Sharon NH

April 2019                          Designing for Surface, South Country Art Association, Kingston, RI

February 2019                 Glazes: From Glass to Dust, Chace’s Garage, York ME

August 2018                      From Clay to Glaze and Everything In Between, Chase’s Garage, York ME

February 2018                 Designing for Surface, Purple Sage Pottery, Merrimack MA

August  2016-19            Ongoing public demonstration and exhibition, League of NH Craftsmen’s Annual

Fair

Spring 2015                       Designing Form for Surface, Lexington Arts and Crafts Center, Lexington MA

Spring 2015                       Slip and Surface, Chases Garage, York ME

Spring 2014                       Transforming Your Work: Form and Surface Techniques; Emerson Umbrella Arts Center,        Concord MA

Spring 2014                       Visiting Artist Workshop, MudFlat Studio, Sommerville MA

Spring 2013                       From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough NH

Spring 2012                       Exploring Form and Surface Greater Lansing Potters Guild, Michigan

 

Honors, Grants & Awards

November 2019              Faculty Development Grant, New England College

April 2019                        Invited Juror:  Earthworks: Open Juried Clay Annual,  South Country Art Association, Kingston RI

Winter 2017                     Tomlinson Visiting Fellow Workshop, Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

April 2014                        Alumni Achievement Award in Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

March 2012                      Artist Fellowship recipient, New Hampshire Council on the Arts

September 2007              Best in Innovation Award, Biennial Members Juried Exhibition, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham NH

October 2004-05             Recipient of the Artist Advancement Grant from the NH Charitable Foundation Piscataqua Region. A $30,000 grant dedicated toward artistic development.

October 2003                    Best in Clay, Juried Exhibition, Colby-Sawyer College Art Gallery, New London, NH; Simon Pierce, Juror

July 2003                            Faculty Development Grant, from the NH Institute of Art for participation in a Peter’s Valley Workshop on Mold-making

April 2003                          American Art Clay Co. Award, Strictly Functional Pottery National; Wayne Higby, Juror

January 2003                    Juror’s Award, NH Potter’s Guild Show, New Hampshire Institute of Art,

Manchester, NH; Phil Rogers, Juror

October 2002                    Artist Development Grant Recipient, funded by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts

August 2002                      Scholarship Recipient, funded by the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen,

to attend the North Country Studio Conference, Bennington, VT with Jeff Oestreich

March 2002                       Honorable Mention, Vessels That Pour, Gallery Mia Tyson, Wilmington NC,

Hiroshi Sueyoshi, Juror

February 2001                 Most Creative Award, Teapot Show, Portland Pottery Gallery, Portland Maine

August 2000                      Best Collaboration Award with David Little, Blacksmith, Living with Crafts Exhibit, Newbury, NH

Publications and Presentations

Summer 2019                   Lecture: A Brief History of Text and Clay, Mass Institute of Technology Ceramics program, Boston MA

Summer 2019                   Lecture: The Workshop Experience: Mentor/Mentee, Article for Studio Potter Journal, written with Jennifer Markmanrud Presented at ISCAEE international Symposium, South Korea

Summer 2018                   Author Article The Workshop Experience: Mentor/Mentee, published for Studio Potter Journal, written with Jennifer Markmanrud ’19  https://studiopotter.org/workshop-experience-mentor-and-mentee

June 2017                           Lecture: Communication in Clay, University of the Creative Arts, Farnham England

September 2011              Lecture: “American Slipware”, University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Winter 2010                      Author article: More Than Money, for Studio Potter Journal

Summer 2008                   Release of Surface Design for Ceramics, author Maureen Mills, publisher, Lark Books, See http://www.larkbooks.com/catalog?isbn=1579908446  for more information

November 2005              “Creative Edge”, Boston Globe Magazine, written by Marilyn Slade

March 2004                       Author Article published in Clay Times magazine, Sliptrailing: Technique and Tradition

October 2003                    Author Article in NH Potters Guild Newsletter, POTLUCK; Moldmaking with Steve               Heinmann

March 2004       Author Article in NH Potters Guild Newsletter, POTLUCK; Inspirations and Explorations: The North Country Studio Conference with Jeff Oestreich

Affiliations and Community Service

2007- Present Board of Directors, Studio Potter, Acting Treasurer 2009-present
2001- 2005 Juror for the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, Concord, NH
1997-2004 Member, Fair Committee of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
1995-present Member, of the American Craft Council
1989-present Member, New Hampshire Potter’s Guild
1988-present Juried Member, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
1989-1995 Board of Directors, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen CSC,
Board Chairperson from 1990-1995