Carol Ann Wedemeyer

carol@carolwedemeyer.org  |  www.carolwedemeyer.org  |  (415) 216 5380

Education

BFA  Magna Cum Laude  Eastern Michigan University

Teaching Degree in Art, K-12

Solo Exhibits

2010     In With the Tide, Ruby’s Clay Studio and Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008     The Ocean Rockers,  Design Quarters, San Francisco, CA

2007     Tea Creature, City Hall Rotunda, Orlando, FL

2005     Recycle Motion, Ruby’s Clay Studio and Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002     Good Thing,  Palace of Fine Arts Theater, San Francisco, CA

2001     Slice,  Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA

2000     Shapes in Clay,  Ruby’s Clay Studio and Gallery, San Francisco CA

Awards

2009     American Museum of Ceramic Arts (AMOCA) permanent collection  Pomona, CA

2005     Judges Award  California Art Exposition  California State Fair           Sacramento, CA

2002     Leslie Ceramics Cash Award  California Clay Competition  Davis, CA

2001     Feats of Clay  Lincoln, CA  Merit Award

Feats of Clay  Lincoln, CA  Purchase Award

TRAX Award, Excellence in Function  California Clay Competition  Davis, CA

2000     Judges Award, California Clay Competition            Davis, CA

Judges Award, California Small Works  Santa Rosa, CA

Juried, Group, and Invitational Exhibits

2014     Submerged, SMAart Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013     John Fluevog Tea Pot Shoes and Shoe Tea Pots, San Francisco, CA

Tea For Two, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaulkee, WI

On The Road Again: Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

Dinning Inn; An Artful Experience, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX

Ceramics Annual of America, Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, CA

California Clay Competition, The Artery,  Davis, CA

America’s Clayfest at the Blue Line Arts Gallery,  Roseville, CA

ACGA National Clay and Glass Exhibition, City of Brea ART Gallery,  Brea,  CA

2012     The Tea Pot Reinterpreted, Mobilia Gallery,  Cambridge,  MA

BCG 40th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit, Quarta Madera,  CA

The Last Hurrah,  Quicksilver Mine Co. , Forestville CA

Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason,  San Francisco, CA

Eight at Davis Art Center,  ACGA @ CACCA

Good Company, ACGA retrospect to present.  Petaluma Art Center,  Petaluma, CA

2011

Marin Art Festival,  Marin, CA

To Go,  Mendiceno Art Center,  Mendiceno, CA

Boxed Inn: a small works show, Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA

Ceramics:Post Digital Design  AMOCA, Pomoana, CA

Material at Play,  Baulines Craft Guild,  Art Works Downtown  San Rafael,  CA

Falkirk 2011 Annual Juried Exhibition, San Rafael, CA  juror: Virginia Breier

2010

Let’s Table This, AMOCA’s selections from the Permanent Collection  Pomona, CA

Association of Clay and Glass Artists,  Museum of Art and History  Santa Cruz, CA

Paths in Studio Craft,  Baulines Craft Guild at Marin Community Foundation

16th Annual Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition,   Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA

The Art of the Doll,  Petaluma Council for the Arts, Petaluma, CA

Takes on Money  Rothman-Reimer Private Collection, Oakland, CA

2009

Baulines Craft Guild at Berkeley Mills, Berkeley, CA

Weather Report, Petaluma Council for the Arts  Petaluma, CA

CODAChrome: a Snapshot of Craft in America  Gallery of the American Woodturner  St. Paul, MN

ACGA@PARC: Clay and Glass Exhibit  Palo Alto, CA

Friends Along the Journey              Baulines Craft Guild at Art Works Downtown  San Rafael, CA

Out of the Fire:  Clay and Glass from ACGA,  Falkirk Cultural Center  San Rafael, CA

Small Works: Miniatures & Maquettes,  John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis, CA

Beyond the Function: National Teapot Exposition,  NCECA French Designer Jewelry, Scottsdale, AZ

NAU Art Museum, National Biennial Ceramics Exhibition, Flagstaff, AZ

2008     Show of Money, Rothman-Reimer private collection (DHR Investment Council) Oakland, CA

2008

Exploring the Surface  ACGA, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

The Parlor of Earthly Delights,  Baulines Craft Guild  Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, Ca

Mass Consumption,  Mesa Contemporary Arts  Mesa, AZ

2007

Beyond Fiction,  ARTwork  49Geary  San Fraincsco, CA

ACGA Group Show,  Art Object   San Jose, CA

All Fired Up,  Santa Clara City Hall  Santa Clara, CA

National Fine Craft Exhibition , ACCI Gallery Berkeley, CA

Arts on Fire,  Sanchez Art Center  Pacifica, CA

Creatures of Magic and Myth, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art  Sonoma, CA curator: Virginia Breier

Sophia Project Gala,  Fort Mason Art Center  San Francisco, CA

Follow the Line,  The Pence Gallery  Davis, CA

13th Annual Ruth Bancroft Garden Sculpture Show,  Walnut Creek, CA

ACGA Palo Alto Clay and Glass Festival  Palo Alto, CA

Ocean Tales,  Museum of Craft and Folk Art window display  San Francisco, CA

“And I Have Loved Thee, Ocean!”  Aurora Colors Gallery  Petaluma CA

2006    

By The Hand,  Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

The Cup,  Sacramento International Airport Terminal B  Sacramento, CA

The Teapot: Form and Function,  Skutt Show Room  NCECA  Portland, OR

La Mesa, (Santa Fe Clay)  The Hilton  NCECA  Portland, OR

Get Fired: Hot Ceramics,  The Pence Gallery  Davis, CA

2005

California Art Exposition,  California State Fair  Sacramento, CA

Clay Pride,  Ruby’s Clay Studio  San Francisco, CA

Clay (re)Emerge 2005,  Red Ink Studios  San Francisco, CA

ACGA Comes to Oakland,  Craft and Cultural Arts Gallery  Oakland, CA

2004

International Cup,  The Clay Studio of Missoula  Missoula, MT

Pacific Rim Sculpture Group Winter Show,  600 Townsend  San Francisco, CA

2003

Cup: Intimate Object II,  Charlie Cummings Clay Studio  Ft. Wayne, IN

Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Outdoor Show,  600 Townsend  San Francisco, Ca

2002

Clay Cup VIII,  Carbondale, CA

The Art of Collecting  S-MOVA  Santa Rosa, Ca

Galleries

2014      Pele Signatures,  Honolulu HI (2011-14)

2013      Mobilia,  Cambridge, MA

2012      Gem and Jetsam,  San Francisco, CA

Show Room Berkeley Mills  Santa Monica, CA (2009-11)

Circle n’ Square Gallery  San Francisco, CA (2009-12)

Quicksilver Mine Co.  Forestville, CA  (2006-12)

Dimensions Galleria  Petaluma CA              (2009-2011)

2010     Janice Rowell Gallery  Pacifica, CA  (2008-2010)

2006     Studio 7  Pleasanton, CA

ACCI Gallery  Berkeley, CA

Virginia Breier Gallery  San francisco CA  (2002-06)

Verdigris Clay Studio & Gallery  San Francisco, CA

Christensen-Heller Gallery  Oakland CA

2002     Palo Alto Art Center  Palo Alto, CA

Exploding Head Gallery  Sacramento, CA

Publications

2014      500 figures in clay,  Vol. 2,  Lark Books,  pg.194

2013      New Ceramics ; A European Ceramics Magazine,  vol.2 2013

500 Tea Pots Vol. 2,  Lark Books

2012      American Art Collector 2012, Alcove Books, pg 26

ACGA 2012, by Bill Geisinger and ACGA team, pgs W (alphabetical)

2011      Studying Technological Change: A Behavioral Approach (FIA)  by Michael Brian Schiffer ; pg 99

2010      500 Vessels,  Lark Books,  pgs 41, 250

Ceramics Monthly,  April issue

2008      500 Plates, Platters, and Chargers,  Lark Books, pgs 9, 127, inside cover

2007      Best of Pottery and Woodwork,  Kennedy Promotions

American Art Collector,  Vol 3, Book 4,   Alcove Books pg 229,  back cover

2006      Clay Times,  May issue

Ceramics Monthly,  Nov. issue

American Art Collectors,  Vol 3, book 1, Western States,  Alcove Books, pg 136

500 Pitchers,  Lark Books, pg 309

The Davis Enterprise, Sept. issue

publications continued….

2005      Teapots Today,  Schiffer Publications

500 Cups,  Lark Books, pgs 34, 222

American Art Collector,  Vol. 2, book 1, Western States , pg 142

2004      Julia Gallaway lecture on the History of Cups, award winning Tooth Cup image shown

Where Magazine,  Bay Area Featured Artist

Teaching, Lectures and workshops

2013     Western Michigan University, Ceramic workshop instructor / guest lecture, Kalamazoo, MI

Cabrillo College Clay department demonstration and lecture, Santa Cruz, CA

Petaluma Arts Center, clay construct; sculpting for function, Petaluma, CA

Ruby’s Clay Studio instructor,  Thursday night hand building, San Francisco, CA

RAC ; Richmond Art Center;  Hand built with clay; Richmond, CA

Menlow Park High,  One day workshop on building a tea pot.  Menlow Park, CA

Sharon Arts Golden Gate Park,  Guest teacher on clay techniques, San Francisco,  CA

2012      College of Marin, Guest demonstrator,  Marin,  CA

The LOFT elementry art program,  San Geronimo, CA

2011       Rossmoor Art Center,  Clay Structures Hand Building,  Rossmoor, CA

2010     Hand building demonstration,  Foothills College  Los Altos, Ca

Baulines Craft Guild Junior Apprentice Program, one to one teaching and training in art (2007-10)

Two day workshop in Clay Compositions  Rossmoor Ceramics Club  Walnut Creek, CA

The Clay Chair workshop  Sonoma Community Center  Sonoma, CA

2009     San Hose City College Guest Artist

2007     Figuratively Teaching  Marin Youth Center  after school enrichment  San Rafael, CA

Hand Building Workshop  Ruby’s Clay Studio and Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Put Together, hand building workshop, Foster City Recreation Center, Foster City, CA

2006     Ceramic Instructor, Adult Education,  Foster City Jewish Community Center,  Foster City,  CA

2006     Whizz-bang one day; slides; hand building; mini-bust group project.  Clay Planet, Santa Clara, CA

Clay Heads,  guest artist at Glen Park Elementary School, San Francisco,  CA

2005     Hand building Workshop,  Village Pottery,  Plymouth,  MI

Guest Demonstrator,  Rossmoor Ceramic Center,  Walnut Creek,  CA

2003      Slide Lecture and Sculpture Demonstration,  San Jose City College,  CA

2002     Clay Instructor,  Redwood Community Education Memorandum Adult Ed, Redwood City, CA

2001     Guest  Lecture,  Eastern Michigan University Clay Department