Seattle Studio Potter: Deborah Schwartzkopf

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Education

Seattle Works-  The Bridge Board Training & Bridge 201 Board Leadership Training  Seattle, Washington, 2014
Pennsylvania State University- MFA, State College, Pennsylvania, 2005-03
San Diego State University- Independent Study, San Diego, California, 2003-2002
University of Alaska Anchorage- BA, Anchorage, Alaska, 2002-1999

Awards

Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair, Bellevue, Washington 2015
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle Washington 2014
Artist Trust Fellowship, Seattle, Washington, 2012
Faculty Professional Development Fund, Ohio University, 2007
Montana Arts Council Professional Development Grant, 2007
Lilian Fellowship Recipient, Archie Bray Foundation, 2006
Rocky Mountain Gear Store Award of Merit, Starbrick Clay National, 2006
Juror’s Choice: John Glick, Strictly Functional Pottery National, 2006
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, NCECA, 2006
International Artist Residency, San Bao Ceramic Art Institute Jingdezhen, China, 2004
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, China, 2004
Waddel Biggart Graduate Fellowship, Penn State, 2004
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, NCECA, 2004
AMACO Award of Excellence 
NCECA, Regional Juried Student Exhibition. Indianapolis, IN, 2003
Naomi I. Becker Scholarship Haystack Mountain School of Art and Craft, Deer Isle, ME, 2002

Professional Experience

Founder-Director
Rat City Studios- Seattle Washington-Present-2013

Founding Member
Objective Clay- An Artist Collective, resent-2012

President- 
Washington Clay Arts Association (WCA), Seattle, Washington, 2016-2014

Instructor
Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington-  Majolica/ Low-fire Ceramics 10 Week Class, 2015, 2016
Moshier Art Center, Burien, Washington- Beginning Wheel
Seward Park Clay Studio, Seattle, Washington-Present-2009

Professor
The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program Cortona, Italy, Fall Semester 2013

Artist in Residence/ Instructor Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington- 2012-2010

Professor
University of Washington Seattle, Washington- 2011

Guest Artist in Residence The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Winter 2010

Professor Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Spring/ Summer 2009

Instructor Harvard for the Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts- Fall 2008 

Artist in Residence & Instructor Mudflat, Somerville, Massachusetts- 2008-2009

International Residency Ceramics Workshop, Berlin Germany, June/ July 2008

Visiting Assistant Professor Ohio University, Athens Ohio- 2007 to Present

Artist in Residence The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana 2007-2005

International Residency- SanBao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China, May/June 2005

Graduate Teaching Pennsylvania State University 2005-2004

Instructor Jamul Elementary School, 2002

Graduate Studio Assistant Pennsylvania State University 2004-2003

Museum Internship Pennsylvania State University, Palmer Art Museum 2003

Lab Technician Mesa Community College, San Diego, California, 2002

Studio Assistant San Diego State University, San Diego, California, 2002

Potter’s Studio Assistant
Peter Brondz, functional production potter, Bird Creek, Alaska, 2002-2001
Kris Bliss, Anchorage, Alaska, 2001-2000

Workshops

2016       
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
California State University, California
Clay Fest Northwest Demonstrator, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington
Watershed: Objective Clay Workshop, Newcastle, Maine
Mount Pleasant Potters Guild, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
AMACO Demonstrator, NCECA, Kansas city, Missouri
NCECA Process Room, Kansas City, Missouri
Red Star Clay Center, Pitchers: Functional Form, Sculptural Presence, Independence, Missouri
Edmonds College, two day, hands on- Edmonds, Washington
Greenriver College, one-day hands-on/ lecture- Auburn, Washington       
Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, Virginia, three-day, hands-on/ lecture
Florida Heat: Surface Design 2016, St. Petersburg, Florida, four day symposium
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, two day, demo/lecture
Flagstaff Potter’s Guild, Flagstaff, Arizona, 2-day, demo/ lecture

2015              
Annette Bellamy Studio, Halibut Cove, Alaska
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Richmond Potters Guild, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Odyssey Clay Works, Asheville, North Carolina- one week , hands-on
Hawaii Potter’s Guild, Honolulu, Hawaii, three day

2014
Cone 6 Glazes and Hand Building, Home Studio, Seattle, Washington
Gaya Ceramic and Design, Ubud, BALI, Indonesia
Delta Potters Guild, British Columbia, Canada
Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
AMACO Booth, NCECA, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, Texas

2013  
Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nevada
Claymakers Durham North Carolina
Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts, Victoria, BC, Canada
Boulder Potters Guild, Boulder, Colorado
Baker Creek Studios, Bellingham, Washington
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana            
Gonzaga University, Spokane Washington
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
San Diego State University, Sand Diego, California
Grossmont Community College, El Cajon, California
Southwestern Community College, Chula Vista, California
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

2012          
Utilitarian Clay Symposium Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Mudfire Studios, Decatur, Georgia
Snow Farm, Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Rural Arts, Lopez Island, Washington
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
Moshier Arts Center, Burien, Washington
Fusion Ontario Clay and Glass Association, London, Ontario, Canada
Ann Arbor Clay Guild, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Art of the Pot, Austin Texas
18 Hands Gallery- Houston, Texas
Springborad, Post-NCECA Workshop- March, Seattle, Washington
Winter Workshop- Bird Creek, Alaska

2011          
NCECA Demonstrator, Tampa, Florida, Conference Presenter
William and Mary- Williamsburg, Maryland
ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center: Jan Fisher Memorial Lecture Series
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Portland Community College: Rock Creek, Portland, Oregon
Oregon College of Art and Craft- Portland Oregon
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Boulder Mountain Clay Center, Ketchum, Idaho
Craft Alliance, St Louis, Missouri
Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO
Dallas Craft Guild, Dallas Texas- Week long workshop
University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada

2010          
Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
Seward Park Clay Studio, Seattle, Washington
University of Alaska: Fairbanks. Fairbanks, Alaska
Kirkland Arts Center Kirkland, Washington
Taos Clay, El Prado New Mexico

2009          
Walnut Creek Arts Center, Walnut Creek, California
University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee-
Millersville University- Pennsylvania
Armory Arts Center West Palm Beach, Florida

2008          
Mudflat Studios, Somerville, Massachusetts
St. Louis Community College, St Louis, Illinois
Illinois State UniversityYbor Art Center, Ybor, Florida

2007          
Bowling Green State University, Ohio

2006          
Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington

2005          
University of Montana, Missoula, Montana

2003          
Coronado High School, San Diego, California