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Marsha's Résumé

Professional Experience
1980 Student assistant, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
1981 Core student, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
1983- Self-employed potter working out of own studio
1984-1985 Resident potter, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
1991 Pottery teacher, Penland School summer session
2011-2013 Pottery teacher, Claymakers, Durham, NC
2013- Pottery teacher, teaching private classes, Raleigh N.C. area
Selected Exhibitions
1985 "Penland Resident Artists" - Durham Arts Council, Durham, North Carolina
1988, 1989 American Crafts Enterprises Winter Market, Baltimore, Maryland (Juried Show)
1989 "National Teapot Show" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina
1991 "Functional Art: Forms in Porcelain" - Two-person show, Gallery A, Raleigh, North Carolina
1991 "Penland Overlook" -Asheville (N.C.) Art Museum, Fayetteville (N.C.) Art Museum; and Art Museums in Dallas, Texas; Vero Beach, Florida; and Virginia Beach, Virginia
1991-1999 Carolina Designer Craftsmen Show - Raleigh, North Carolina
1992 "Utilitarian Clay: Celebrate the Object" - National Clay Conference, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
1993 "North Carolina in New York" - National Arts Club, New York, New York
1995 "Setting the Place" - Penland Gallery, Penland, North Carolina
1996 Teapot Exhibition - National Museum of American Art in association with The Renwick Museum, Washington, D.C.
1996 "Third National Teapot Show" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
1996 Wood-Fire Show - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
1997 Juror's Choice Award, Strictly Functional Pottery National - Market House Craft Center, Ephrata, PA
1997 "Hot Ice II: A Tea Ceremony" - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
1997 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Symposium Show - Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC
1998 Juror's Choice Award, Strictly Functional Pottery National - Market House Craft Center, Ephrata, PA
1999 "Premeditated Function: The Corsaw Collection of American Ceramics" - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
1999 "The National Teapot Show IV" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
1999 "To Have and to Hold" - Astra Design Gallery, Richmond, VA
2000 "From These Hands" - Photographs of area potters by Michael Schwalbe with examples of the potters' works - NC State Crafts Center, Raleigh, NC
2000 Featured Artist at the Museum Store - Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC
2001 "Sum and Substance: Penland Clay Resident Artists" - Penland, NC
2001 "To Have and To Hold - An exhibit of recent works by North Carolina and Virginia Ceramic Artists" - Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2002 "Hot/Ice III: Teapots & Pitchers" - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
2002 "National Teapot Show V" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2003 American Craft Council - Southeast Region - "Spotlight 2003" - Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
2004 "Penland: Gather 'Round the Table" - Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2005 "Penland Resident Artists" - Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
2005 "National Teapot Show VI" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2005"Friends of Silvan: Pottery by Marsha Owen and Silvan Goddin" - Lyn Morrow Pottery, Pittsboro, NC
2006"EXPRESSIONS: A survey of spiritually based art in the Triangle" - Longview Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2006"Winter Show" - Green Hill Gallery, Greensboro, NC
2007"A Cup of Tea" - Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2008"Collaborative Work by Marsha Owen & Silvan Goddin" - Collectors Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2008"National Teapot Show VII" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2008"Salt and Pepper: Handmade Shakers" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2009"Wonderfully Functional" - Claymakers, Durham, NC
2009"Art of the State" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2009"Season of Light!" - Claymakers, Durham, NC
2009"Art of the Cup: Functional Comfort" - The Center for Southern Craft and Design, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
2010"Put a Lid On It" - Collectors Gallery, Raleigh, NC
2010"Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild: A Tradition of Excellence" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2011"Tea Time: Series I" - The North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
2011"National Teapot Show VIII" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2011"Through the Years: Penland Ceramic Artists" - 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX
2011"Dining with Frank" - Frank Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
2012"Paper Plate, Plastic Plate, White Plate, Artist Plate" - Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2012"Mentoring" - Claymakers, Durham, NC
2012"Strictly Functional Pottery National" - Market House Craft Center, East Petersburg, PA
2013"Bountiful Harvest: Handmade Fruit" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2013"Spring Ceramics Show" - outdoor garden show, Raleigh, NC
2014"National Teapot Show IX" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2014"Hops & Crafts: Mugs, Steins & Tankards by Regional Artists" - Grovewood Gallery, Asheville, NC
2015"Simple Cup Show" - KOBO Gallery, Seattle, WA
2015"Summer Still LIfe: A Collection of Vases and Pitchers" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2015"Spruce Pine Potters Market" - guest artist - Spruce Pine, NC
2016"Inside Out: Sculpture for Every Environment" - Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
2016"Penland Clay: Shaping North Carolina Ceramics" - North Carolina Pottery Center, Seagrove, NC
2016"Mint Museum Potters Market Invitational" - Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
2016"2016 Winter Show" - GreenHill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC
Education
1974-1975 Florida State University
1976-1977 Mississippi University for Women
1977-1979 North Carolina State University
1979,
1980,
1981
Penland School of Crafts - Eight-week spring concentration three consecutive years under the tutelage of: (1) Jon Ellenbogen and Becky Plummer; (2) Bill Brouillard;and (3) Steve Howell
1979-1991 Penland School of Crafts - Two- and three-week summer sessions each year, studying with Susan Parks, Chuck Hindes, Jeff Oestrich, Tom Turner, Bob Turner, Martha Holt, Michael Simon, Val Cushing and David Keator
Fall, 1992 Alfred University Ceramics Department, Alfred, New York. Study, with emphasis on glazes.

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