Seattle Studio Potter: Deborah Schwartzkopf

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Education

2018, NW Business Impact, Square-One Online Webinar
2017, ArtsFund-  Advanced Board Leadership Workshop, Seattle, Washington
2014, Seattle Works-  The Bridge Board Training & Bridge 201 Board Leadership Training  Seattle, WA
2005-03, Pennsylvania State University- MFA, State College, Pennsylvania
2003-2002, San Diego State University- Independent Study, San Diego, California
2002-1999, University of Alaska Anchorage- BA, Anchorage, Alaska

Awards

2018, CERF: Get Ready Grant
2017, Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair, Bellevue, Washington
2015, Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair, Bellevue, Washington
2014, GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle Washington
2012, Artist Trust Fellowship, Seattle, Washington
2007, Faculty Professional Development Fund, Ohio University
2007, Montana Arts Council Professional Development Grant 
2006, Lilian Fellowship Recipient, Archie Bray Foundation,
Rocky Mountain Gear Store Award of Merit, Starbrick Clay National
Juror’s Choice: John Glick, Strictly Functional Pottery National
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, NCECA
2004, International Artist Residency, San Bao Ceramic Art Institute Jingdezhen, China
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, China
Waddel Biggart Graduate Fellowship, Penn State
Penn State University Graduate Travel Grant, NCECA
AMACO Award of Excellence 
2003, NCECA, Regional Juried Student Exhibition. Indianapolis, IN,
2002, Naomi I. Becker Scholarship Haystack Mountain School of Art and Craft, Deer Isle, ME

Professional Experience

Present-2010, Artist-Owner Rat City Studios- Seattle Washington
Present-2012, Founding MemberObjective Clay- An Online Artist Collective
Present-2016, Board Member Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington
2016-2014, Board President- Washington Clay Arts Association (WCA), Seattle, Washington
2018-2009, Instructor Pottery Northwest, Seattle, Washington
2016-2009, Instructor Seward Park Clay Studio, Seattle, Washington
2016-2015, Instructor Moshier Art Center, Burien, Washington

2013, Professor The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program Cortona, Italy, Fall Semester
2011, Professor University of Washington Seattle, Washington
2010, Guest Artist in Residence The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2009, Professor Massachusetts College of Art and Design
2008, Instructor Harvard for the Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2008-2009, Artist in Residence & Instructor Mudflat, Somerville, Massachusetts
2008 Summer, International Residency Ceramics Workshop, Berlin Germany
2007-2008, Visiting Assistant Professor Ohio University, Athens Ohio
2007-2005, Artist in Residence The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana
2005 Summer, International Residency- SanBao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China,
2005-2004, Graduate Teaching Pennsylvania State University
2002, Instructor Jamul Elementary School
2004-2003, Graduate Studio Assistant Pennsylvania State University
2003, Museum Internship Pennsylvania State University, Palmer Art Museum
2002, Lab Technician Mesa Community College, San Diego, California
2002, Studio Assistant San Diego State University, San Diego, California
2002-2001, Potter’s Studio Assistant Peter Brondz, functional production potter, Bird Creek, Alaska
2001-2000, Potter’s Studio Assistant Kris Bliss, Anchorage, Alaska

Workshops & Presentations

2019           
Gaya Ceramic and Design, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Penland School of Craft, Penland, North Carolina

2018    
Clay Studio of Missoula, Missoula, Montana
Rat City Studios, Jennifer Allen & Deb Schwartzkopf, Seattle, Washington
Rat City Studios, The Great Glaze Exchange taught with studio assistants, Seattle, Washington              
Women Working in Clay Symposium, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia,
Baker Creek Clay Studio, Bellingham, Washington
West Virginia University, Jen Allen & Deb Schwartzkopf, Pre-NCECA Demonstration, West Virginia
Cornell Art Center, Layton, Ohio

2017                
Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Louisville Clay, Louisville, Kentucky
Archie Bray Foundation, With Objective Clay Residency, Helena, Montana
Mt Hood Community College, NCECA Pre Conference with Randy Johnston, Portland, Oregon
Idyllwild: Hot Clay, Idyllwild, California

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

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