Steve’s Resume


Arkansas State University, Jonesboro Arkansas; BFA 1985,

Graphics and Ceramics

Westark Community College, Fort Smith, Arkansas; Fine Art, 1977-82

Professional Experience

2014 to Present          Mills & Zoldak: Potters, Operating a home studio in Portsmouth NH

2013-present             Pottery Teacher, Portland Pottery, Portland, ME

1987- 2014:               Mills & Zoldak: Potters at Strawbery Banke, located at Strawbery Banke

                                  Historical Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

1985-1986:                Potter, Silver Dollar City, Branson, Missouri

1985:                         Ceramics instructor, Jonesboro Fine Arts Council, Jonesboro, Arkansas

1983-1985:                Ceramics Studio Assistant, Arkansas State University

1980-1983:                Graphic designer, Trophy Sportswear, Fort Smith Arkansas

Shows, Exhibitions

October 2010            Common Thread, George Marshall Store Gallery, York ME, Mary Harding, Curator

1995-2012                 Paradise City Arts Festivals, Marlborough MA, Northampton MA

1989-present             League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair, Newbury NH

 1995 to Present       Waterford Home Tour and Craft Fair, Waterford VA

2009                          Variations on a Theme, Exhibition with Maureen Mills, Cincinnati OH

1990-1994:               Participant, Living with Crafts Exhibit, League of NH Craftsmen Foundation. Concord, New Hampshire

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

August 2007             Blackstone Volunteer Award, from the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen

March 2000               Juried Member Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen

1997- 2007                Member of Standards Committee of League of NH Craftsmen Foundation;

Chair 2001- 2007

1991-Present:           Member, American Craft Council

1989-Present:           Juried member, League of NH Craftsmen, Concord, NH

1993:                          Honorable mention, NH Potter’s Guild Annual Show, Manchester Institute of         Art, Manchester New Hampshire

Best in Ceramics Award, Living with Crafts Exhibit, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Foundation, Concord, New Hampshire

Community Service

1998- 2007:               Board of Trustees, League of NH Craftsmen Foundation, Concord, NH, Chairman of the Standards Committee

1993- Present:          USA Soccer Federation State Referee, New Hampshire

Vice President, Board of Directors, New Hampshire Seacoast Youth Soccer League

1997-1999:                Board of Directors, Portsmouth City Soccer Club, Portsmouth, NH