Carol Gouthro

resume.pdf     Artist's Statement.pdf


Education

BFA, With Honors, University of Manitoba, Canada June 1976

Awards and Honors

2015City Arts Award, Art Walk Awards, Finalist, Third Place
2014/2009Artist Trust Grant for Artists Projects Grant
2013Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, invited by Patti Warashina for a two week invitational guest residency, New Castle, Maine
2010/2013Nominated by Shanghai Workers Center for International Exchange
as a Cultural Exchange Leader on ceramic artist tour to China,
Bejing, Xian, Jindezhen, Shanghai
2009Best in Show, Runner-up, Kirkland Art Center 2009 Member Exhibit, Stefano Catalani Juror
2002Ceramics Monthly cover contest-finalist
1998Ceramics Monthly cover photograph and feature article
1997Washington State Arts Commission, Art in Public Places Program ,Purchases of Art Work ( Also 1991,1992,1993, 1994, 1995 and 1998)
1988Finalist, ceramics, Art Quest/88, New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles (Juried)
1987Third place ceramics, Art Quest/87, Art Institute of Boston (Juried)
1982Second place, Crafts/82, Tacoma Art museum, (juried)
1977Canada Art Council Grant (national competition for Federal grant)
1978Manitoba Art Council Grant, Project Grant (Provincial competition)

Solo Exhibitions

2015Gallery IMASeattle, Washington
2008Pacini Lubel Gallery (also 2006)Seattle, Washington
2001Foster White Gallery (also 1997, 1998, 2000)Seattle, Washington
1994Galeria Barbara Silverberg (also 1991)Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1993Artworks Gallery (also 1990)Seattle, Washington
1991Gallery 500Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
1991White Bird Gallery (also 1981, 1983-85, and 1989-90)Cannon Beach, Oregon
1988Virginia Breier GallerySan Francisco, California
1987Francine Seders Gallery (also 1980-82)Seattle, Washington
1983The Clay OccasionSeattle, Washington
1979Thomas GalleryWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1978Pottery Northwest GallerySeattle, Washington
1976Young Designers GalleryWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Group Shows

2016 Function, Form and Fantasy: Ceramics from the DR. Robert and Deanna Harris Gerger Collection
Flint Institute of Arts , May —August 2016, Color Catalogue, essay by Janet Koplos
Flint , Michigan
2016 Bellewether Sculpture Exhibition : Confluence. Bellevue, Washington
2016 Gallery IMA10th Anniversary Show. Seattle, Washington
2015 Oct-Dec Monstrous. 4 person show, Kirkland Art Center Kirkland, Washington
2015 June-July Mrs. Goldberg, Kirkland Art Center Kirkland, Washington
2015 Greenscapes, Of/In/From the Garden, Clay Art Center. Port Chester, New York
2014 Oct Galerie Glasst, Carol Gouthro introductory showing and reception. Istanbul, Turkey
2014 Sept/Jan Reaching Beyond, Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 60 Whatcom Museum, Ben Mitchell curator Bellingham, Washington
2014 Mar-April Exotic Terrane, Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. Curator Robin Anderson Director. Port Angeles, Washington
2014 Northwest Ceramics Invitational,Gina Fruen cureator. Kolvo Sullivan Gallery Spokaine, Washington
2013 Internationl Invitational Snake Teapot Exhibiton, Nobel Seafood Restaurant. Curator Jeng-daw Hwang Shanghai, China
2013 The Eternal Taste of Love Exhibition, Isik Gencoglu curator, Istanbul Concept. Istanbul, Turkey
2012 "Kolvo/Sullivan Ceramic Collection Exhibit", Seattle Convention Center, NCECA Seattle, Washington
2012 "Extreme, Extraordinary, & Exquisite: Teapots on the Edge", Bellevue College Bellevue, Washington
2012 "The Clay Edge", Northwest Designer Craftsman exhibit for NCECA Seattle, Washington
2012 "The Potter and the Urn", Greg Lundgren Monuments Gallery Seattle, Washington
2012 "50 States Fired Up", Margaret Harwill Art Museum Poplar Bluff, Mo
2010 "Bam Biennial 2010" Bellevue Arts Museum,
(Stefano Catalani, Akio Takamora, Namita Wiggers, Bif Brigman, jurors)
       Bellevue, Washington
2010 "Unwedged", Pottery Northwest Gallery,
(Andy Nasisse juror)
Seattle, Washington
2010 "Unwrapped", Columbia City Gallery,
(Sam Davidson, Marita Dingus,Jen Graves jurors)
Seattle, Washington
2010 "Depth of Field",Kirkland Arts Center,
curated by Tim Cross
Kirkland, Washington
2010 "Mesa Contemporary Arts 31st Annual Contemporary Crafts"
(Jane Sauer, juror)
Mesa, Arizona
2010 "Craft Forms 2009",
Wayne Art Center 15th Annual International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft,
(Wayne Pepich,juror) Director Racine Art Museum
Wayne, Pennsylvania
2009 "Touch", Columbia City Gallery Juried Exhibit
(Suzanne Beal, Lisa Harris, Jeffry Mitchell jurors)
Seattle, Washington
2009 Kirkland Arts Center 2009 Member Exhibit,
(Stefano Catalani, juror)
Kirkland, Washington
2009 "Modern Ceramics and Contemporary Jewelry", Pacini Lubel Gallery Seattle, Washington
2009 "Containers, Containment & Contents", Arts Council of Snohomish County Everett, Washington
2008 "Northwest Connections: Contemporary Works in Clay", Esvelt Gallery, Columbia Basin College Pasco, Washington
2008 "The Nature of Growth An Invitational Clay Show", Bellevue Community College, Purser Art Gallery. Bellevue, Washington
2008 "Red",Baltimore Clay Works, Juried competition
(Richard Notkin juror)
Baltimore, Maryland
2007 "Intelligent Design",Kirkland Arts Center, invitational Kirkland, Washington
2006-2009 "The Yxing Effect", Holter Museum of Art, invitational Helena, Montana
2006 Washington Potters Association at NCECA Portland, Oregon
2005-2006 "Looking Forward Glancing Back, Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50", Bellevue Arts Museum Bellevue, Washington
2005 "The Simple Cup" at Kobo at Higo Seattle, Washington
2005, April "Group Ceramic Exhibition", Pacini Lubel Gallery Seattle, Washington
2004, September Northwest Designer Craftsmen at Richland Allied Arts Richland, Washington
2004, Feb-May "Robert Archambeau, Artist, Teacher, Collector", The Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2003 "The Circle", Group Show, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Bainbridge Is, Washington
2002 Group Show, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Bainbridge Is, Washington
2000-2002 "Ceramic National 2000",
(two-year traveling invitational)
Samuel P. Harn Museum Syracuse, New York
Everson Museum of Art Gainseville, Florida
Chicago Cultural Center Chicago, Illinois
Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, California
2002, April "The Vase", Peck Gallery (juried) Providence, Rhode Is
2001, December "From Paper to Form", Foster White Gallery Kirkland, Washington
2000, November "Our Cups Runneth Over", The Society of Arts and Crafts Boston, Massachusetts
1999, May "Below 2000", Portland Center for Contemporary Craft (juried) Portland,Oregon
1998, October "A Decade of Potters", Whatcom Museum of History and Art Bellingham, Washington
1998, February "Color, Pattern and Form", Foster White Gallery Kirkland, Washington
1998, January "Fabulous Fifty", Bainbridge Arts and Crafts Bainbridge Is, Washington
1997, December "Second Annual Cup and Goblet Invitational", Margo Jacobsen Gallery Portland, Oregon
1997, November "Mentors", A Show of Women, Janet Laurel Gallery Seattle, Washington
1996, August "Pacific Northwest Annual", Bellevue Art Museum (juried) Bellevue, Washington
1996, August "Twisted Tea", Twist Gallery Portland, Oregon
1996, July "Magic Mud Northwest Invitational", Gallery by the Lake, Herrett Center, College of Southern Idaho Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
1996, May "A Million Pounds of Clay/Thirty Years of Pottery Northwest" Seattle, Washington
1996, May "The Table is Set", Bona Keane Gallery Portland, Oregon
1996, April "4th Annual Teapot Exhibition", Craft Alliance St Louis, Missouri
1996, March "Contemporary Teapots at SOFA Miami", Ferrin Gallery (also 1995) Miami, Florida
1996, Janurary "Celestial Seasoning", Ferrin Gallery, National Teapot Invitational Boulder, Colorado
1995, December "4th Annual Ceramic Cup Show",Artworks Gallery (also 1992, 1993, 1994) Seattle, Washington
1995, December "National Teapot Invitational", Mia Gallery Seattle, Washington
1995, November ""The Narrative Teapot SOFA Chicago"", Ferrin Gallery Chicago, Illinois
1995, June "Canadian and American Teapots", Galerie Barbara Silverberg Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1995, July "Teapot 6", Gallery Alexander La Jolla, California
1995, May "11th Annual Northwest International Art Competition",Whatcom Museum of History and Art (juried) Bellingham, Washington
1994, November Kirkland Arts Center Annual, (juried) Kirkland, Washington
1994, September "The New Artist's Tea Party", Ferrin Gallery Northampton, Massachusetts
1994, April/May "The Teapot: Common/Uncommon Forms", Joanne Rapp Gallery/ The Hand and the Spirit Scottsdale, Arizona
1994, December "Table Top Exhibition", The Works Gallery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1993, January "The Framed Teapot", ProArt Gallery St Louis, Missouri
1992, August "A Constellation of Cups", curated by Joyce Moty, Kirkland Arts Center Kirkland, Washington
1992, January "48th Scripps Ceramic Annual", Scripps College (invitational) Claremont, California
1991, August "The Dining Experience/A Craft Expression", Lukenvbach Mill Gallery (juried) Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1990, September "Contemporary West Coast Images", curated by Virginia Breir San Francisco, California
1990, September "Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition", (juried) Chicago, Illinois
1990, August "Summer Invitational", Elizabeth Fortner Gallery Santa Barbara, California
1989, June "Washington Crafts: Then and Now", Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma, Washington
1989 "9th Annual Northwest International Art Competition", Whatcom Museum of History and Art (juried) Bellingham, Washington
1989, August "Everyday Objects D'Art", Bumbershoot Festival of Art Seattle, Washington
1989, April William Traver Gallery, group show Seattle, Washington
1988, December Tory Folliard Gallery, group show Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1988, May "Third Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition", San Angelo Museum of Fine Art (juried) San Angelo, Texas
1988 "ArtQuest'88" (juried finalist) Seattle, Washington
1988, April "Color a Ceramics Show",Shaiman Gallery Seattle, Washington
1988, March "Columns", Artworks Gallery Seattle, Washington
1987 "ArtQuest'87", Gallery East Art Institute of Boston (juried) Boston, Massachusetts
1986, August "Crafts/86", Tacoma Arts Museum (juried) Tacoma, Washington
1986, August "Contemporary Cups", national invitational, Bush Gallery and Salem, Oregon
  the two-year traveling exhibition, 1987-1988, under auspices of the visual Arts Resources of the University of Oregon Museum of Art U.S.A. and Canada
1986, April "The Bowl", invitational, Elizabeth Fortner Gallery Santa Barbara, California
1986, March "12x12", Seattle Design Association Art Auction (juried) Seattle, Washington
1985, December Artist Resource Bank Open Competition, Washington State Arts Commission Olympia, Washington
1983, November "Regional Crafts: A Contemporary Perspective", curated by Lamar Harrington, Bellevue Arts Museum Bellevue, Washington
1982, July "Crafts/82", Tacoma Art Museum (juried, 2nd place) Tacoma, Washington
1981, July Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair (juried) Bellevue, Washington
1980, July Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair (juried) Bellevue, Washington
1979, May Festival of Art and Food, invitational, Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1977 National Ceramics Exhibition, The Glenbow-Alberta Institute (juried) Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Bibliography

2016 Carol Gouthro at Gallery IMA,article by Matthew Kangas, pages 34-36/May issue
2015 Vanguard, Seattle Art, Fashion and Culture, review of Monstrous at Kirkland Art Center by Sarah Cardoza
2013 Ceramics Art and Perception Issue 94, profile article Carol Gouthro Biorhthms by Judy Seckler pages 30-33
2013 Seattle Times review "Seattle Design Center becomes art-gallery magnet" , March 29 , page 27 by Michael Upchurch. 2012
2013 Ceramics Illustrates Monthly Issue 02, Interview and color photographs pages 102-107
2012 Ceramics: Art and Perception Issue 90, On the Teapot Trail by Judy Seckler, color photo and text
2012 Ceramics Now Magazine, winter 2011-12 interview, Pages 28-29, color photos.
2008 "500 Plates and Chargers", Lark Books, color photographs pages. 169, 200
2008Surface Decoration: Ceramic Arts Handbook", Carol Gouthro Mastering the Surface pages 125-128, color photos
2007Ceramics Monthly, feature article "Carol Gouthro's Futuristic Artifacts" by Judy Wagonfeld pages. 47-49, August-September
2006The Yixing Effect, Marvin Sweet, photos and text,pages 133, 188, 88, color catalogue to accompany 3 year traveling exhibition
2005"The Teapot Book", Steve Woodhouse, AC & Black, London England, Colors photos and text
2004"500 Cups", Lark Books, Color photos pages 163, 197
2004Winnipeg Free Press, Life and Arts Section, Ceramic Celebration, Winnipeg Art Gallery Exhibition, color photo
2002"500 Teapots" ,Lark Books, Color photos pages 250, 292, 348
2002Bainbridge Review, Arts and Leisure Section. article and photograph
2002Ceramics Monthly, cover contest finalist, color photo page 34
2001"Handbuilt Table Ware", Lark Books, color photograph and text page 115
October, 2000"Everson Ceramic National 2000", Color catalogue, photo and text
April/May, 2000"American Craft", Gallery (June/July 1988, Augugust/September 1989, April/May 1992, June/July 1993, August/September 1997, february/March 1999
1999Contact Ceramics, "A Canadian Perspective",News and Views, photo and text. page 43
1999"Surface Decoration for Low-Fire Ceramics",Lark Books, color photos and text, Title page and pages 72. 74, and 91
June/July/August, 1998Ceramics Monthly, Cover photograph and article pages 68-72
1998"The Ceramics Design Book", Lark Books, color photograph and text page 135
1998"Wheel Thrown Ceramics", Lark Books, color photograph and text page 98
May/June, 1998Decoration Residences, France. Color photograph and photos pages 50, 53
March, 1998Ceramics Monthly, "Up Front", color photograph (also Deccember 1997)
October, 1996Ceramics Monthly,"The Table's Set", Page 34
August, 1991American Ceramics, review by Matthew pages 65
June/July, 1089American Craft, portfolio, pages 56-57
December, 1989L.A. Style, color photo, page 148.
Winter 1989Seattle Home & Garden, Table Talk, pages.33-34
Summer, 1989Tacoma Art Museum Quarterly Museum Notes, featured photograph
November, 1987Ceramics Monthly, "Reinterpreting the Vessel", "ArtQuest" '87 Portfolio, pages 38-40

Professional Experience

1991-2016 Kirkland Art Center, and Seward Park Clay Studio , Ceramics InstructorSeattle, Washington
4 classes per week ,advanced & beginning handbuilding /surface design , 22 years
2015 The Glass Furnace, two week workshop, Exuberant Clay, Segment MoldsIstanbul, Turkey
2015 Southern Arizona Clay Artists, Two Day Workshop, Form and SurfaceTucson, Arizona
2015 Japan Tour, leader for 19 people on 2 week cultural tour of JapanJapan
2015 Tacoma Community College, One Day Workshop, Handbuilding and Surface DesignTacoma, Washington
2015 South Seattle Community College, Instructor, two day workshop ,also 2013,2010,2008,2004Seattle, Washington
2015 Sculptor‘s Workshop, Two Day Workshop, Image TransferEdmonds, Washington
2015 Deco Ceramics Studio, Two Day Workshop, Image TransferBellingham, Washington
2014 Istanbul Concept, Exhibition preview, Image presentation and DemonstrationIstanbul, Turkey
1991-2014 Kirkland Art Center and Seward Park Clay Studio, Ceramics InstructorSeattle Washington
2014 Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts,, Lester b. Pierson College, Ceramics instructor, five day workshop on Handbuilding/Surface DesignVictoria, British Columbia, Canada
2014 Red Deer College,, Ceramics instructor, five day workshop on Handbuilding and Surface DesignRed Deer, Alberta, Canada
2014 Old Man River Potters Guild, 2 day workshop, Handbuilding and Surface DesignLethbridge, Alberta, Canada
2014 Snow Farm, The New England Crafts Project four day workshop, Handbuilding and Surface DesignWilliamsburg, Massachusetts
2014 Sculptor's Workshop, One day workshop, Handbuilding and Surface DesignEdmonds, Washington
2014 Hawaii Potter's Guild, Two day Image Transfer WorkshopHonolulu, Hawaii
2014 South Seattle Community College, Instructor One day workshop, also 2013,2010,2008,2004Seattle, Washington
2014 Port Angelis Fine Arts Gallery,Image Presentation and DemonstrationPort Angelis, Washington
2014 Deco Ceramics Studio, Two day Workshop Handbuilding and DesignHonolulu, Hawaii
2013 Northwest Designer Craftsmen Assn., Image talkSeattle, Washington
2013 Moshier Art Center , Image Transfer Workshop, one day workshop,Seattle, Washington
2013 Boulder Clay Art Works, 3 day workshopSun Valley, Idaho
2013 Juror for the Washington Clay Artists Association annual show, Seattle Design CenterSeattle, Washington
2013 Hawaii Craftsmaen Assn, Aha Hana Lima , 3 day workshops Oahu, Maui
2013 South Seattle Community College, One day workshop, also 2004,2008,2010Seattle, Washington
1991-
2013
Ceramics instructor, Kirkland Art Center, and Seward park
Art Studio
Seattle, Washington
2012 Guest Curator "Tulipieres: The Tulip Vase Revisited" Museum of Northwest Art,Ceramic invitational with 33 artists March 24-June 10thLa Conner,
Washington
2012 July Instructor, 5 day workshop, Metchosin Summer School or the Arts, Lester Pierson CollegeVictoria B.C. Canada
2013/2010 Cultural Exchange Leader on ceramic artist tour to China, returning 2013Jingdezhen, China
Nominated by Shanghai Workers Center rot International Exchange Shanghai, Beijing
2011 Five day mouldmaking & handbuilding/surface design workshop, Red Deer CollegeRed Deer, Alberta, Canada
2011 Artist Escort on three week arts and craftt tour of India, also 2006, 2004, 2008India
2009-2012Ceramics Instructor, Moshier Arts CenterBurien, Washington
2009, 2007Workshop and slide presentation, University of Puget SoundTacoma, Washington
2005-2010Member, Northwest Designer Craftsmen AssociationSeattle, Washington
2009, 2007Workshop and slide presentation, University of Puget SoundTacoma, Washington
2008Workshop, South Seattle Community CollegeSeattle, Washington
2008Slide presentation and lecture for Washington Clay Artist AssociationSeattle, Washington
2008, 06 & 04Artist Escort on three weeks arts and crafts tour of IndiaIndia
2005Keynote speaker, Jubilee's Women's Center Gala AuctionSeattle, Washington
2005Gallery Talk,Pacini Lubel Gallery, for the Watershed Center for the Ceramic ArtsSeattle, Washington
2004Workshop, Tucson Museum of Art for Southern Arizona Clay Artist AssociationTucson, Arizona
2004Workshop, University of Manitoba School of ArtWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2004Slide presentation and workshop, Moshier Art CenterSeattle, Washington
2004Two-day workshop, South Seattle Community CollegeSeattle, Washington
1991-2006Ceramics instructor, Kirkland Art Center, and Seward Park Art StudioSeattle, Washington
2003Workshop and slide lecture, Spokane Falls Community CollegeSpokane, Washington
2003Slide lecture and demonstration, Sehome High SchoolBellingham, Washington
2002Workshop and slide lecture, Green River Community CollegeKent, Washington
2002Art Out Loud Lecture Series slide presentationSeattle, Washington
2001-2002Artist Escort on a two-week art and ceramic tour or ChinaChina
2001Guest Artist Presenter, 22nd Annual Yuma Art SymposiumYuma, Arizona
2000Slide lecture for Tucson Visiting Artist Consortium,Workshop for The Southern Arizona Clay Artists AssociationTucson, Arizona
2000Slide lecture and demonstration at Central Washington UniversityEllensberg, Washington
1996 Workshop, Low Fire Glaze and Surface DecoratingEnumclaw, Washington
1993-1998Workshop, Mold Making for Ceramics, Seward Park Art Studio,Kirkland Arts Center, Enumclaw Ceramic StudioWashinhgton
1994Slide presentation at University of Manitoba, CanadaWinnipeg, Manitoba
1993Chaired panel, "The Palace Pot", a discussion on the vessel, Northwest Clay Symposium, University of WashingtonSeattle, Washington
1993Juror, ceramic entries for the Northwest Folklife FestivalSeattle, Washington
1992Workshop, Glaze Decoration, Seward Park Art StudioSeattle, Washington
1991Workshop, Glaze Decoration, Pottery NorthwestSeattle, Washington
1987PNAC Clay Tour, under the sponsorship of the Seattle Art Museum; studio tour and slide presentationSeattle, Washington
1982-1984Ceramics instructor, handbuilding and low-fire techniques, Pottery NorthwestSeattle, Washington
1983Slide presentation and demonstration of majolica techniques, Northwest Designer Craftsmen AssociationSeattle, Washington
1982Lecture and slide presentation on raku techniques, Factory of Visual ArtsSeattle, Washington
1977-1979Ceramics instructor, Winnipeg School Division of Adult Education and Winnipeg Parks and Recreation DepartmentWinnipeg, Manitoba

Collections

Racine Art Museum
Sonny/Gloria Kamm Collection
Dr. Robert and Deanna Harris Berger Ceramic Collection
Washington State Arts Commission
Key Bank Tower Collection, Seattle, Washington
Kolvo/Sulllivan Ceramic Collection, Spokane Washington
Harborview Medical Center Ceramic Collection
University of Washington Medical Center
Evergreen Hospital Collection, Bellevue, Washington
Crawford Long Hospital Collection, Atlanta, Georgia