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Farraday Newsome Works Biography

Farraday Newsome

Education
MA, Art, Ceramics Emphasis, San Francisco State University, 1987 BA, Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1977

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Farraday Newsome: Unseen Drift, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
2012 Farraday Newsome: Emotional Terrain, Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Kean University Art Galleries, Kean University, Union, New Jersey
2008 CentralArizonaCollege,Coolidge,Arizona
2005 Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2003 Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida
2002 Embracing Night, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona 1999 Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida
1998 Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Twist, Portland, Oregon
1997 Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida

Florabundance, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 1996 Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

Winfield Gallery, Carmel, California

Platters, Twist, Portland, Oregon
1995 Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1994 Majolica, New Work, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California
1993 Majolica, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1992 New Works in Polychrome Terra Cotta, Javier Puig Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1991 Contemporary Majolica, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Selected Group and Two-Person Exhibitions

2017 Paintings and Ceramic Work of Farraday Newsome and Jeff Reich, ARC Contemporary Fine Art and Manheim Gallery, Cottonwood, Arizona
38th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2017, Portland, Oregon

2016 Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome: In the Fullness of Time, Phoenix College, Phoenix, Arizona Tempe Center for the Arts 2016 Biennial: Clay, Tempe, Arizona
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2016, Kansas City, Kansas
37th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona

The Simple Cup, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, Washington

The Art of Tea, Yavapai College Verde Art Gallery, Cottonwood, Arizona 2015 Birds of a Feather, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, Arizona

Seven Cs of Arizona, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
36th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Providence, Rhode Island

2014 50 From 6: Contemporary Ceramic Art From Six Rocky Mountain States, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah

SOFA Chicago, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Makers: Past, Present, Future, Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2013 Phoenix: A Creative Oasis, Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art, offices of Phoenix Mayor Greg

Stanton

The Spirit of a Craft Collection, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona Small Works Exhibition, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson Arizona

Tea for Two, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Birds, Blooms and Bugs, Phoenix Airport Museum,
2012 Collecting Arizona, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona

Gallery Invitational, Gallery Five15, Roosevelt Arts District, Phoenix, Arizona
Farraday Newsome and Jeff Reich: Compatible Visions, Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2012, Seattle, Washington
Contemporary Ceramics, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
The Artisan Cup and Mug Invitational: Consider the Cup, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton,

Massachusetts
2012 Annual Art Auction, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2011 Not So Still Life, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
Potters for Peace Exhibition, NCECA 2011, Tampa, Florida
La Mesa, NCECA 2011, Santa Fe Clay, Tampa Florida
La Mesa in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sharing the Stage: The Contemporary Vase 2011, Artisan Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts 2011 Annual Art Auction, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado Contemporary Forum 2011 Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

Night Moves – After Dark Images, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

The Artisan Gallery Cup and Mug Invitational: Consider the Cup 2010, Artisan Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts
2010 31st Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

Strange Brew: The Gerry and Daphna Cramer Teapot Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, Arizona

A Midsummer Eve: An Exploration of Color and Surface, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore, MD Narrative Animal Imagery, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, California Arizona Designer Craftsmen 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa,

Arizona
20 Years in Retrospect: Northern Clay Center’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Northern Clay

Center , Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Artisan Gallery Cup and Mug Invitational: Consider the Cup 2010, Artisan Gallery,

Northampton, Massachusetts

2009

Contemporary Forum 2010 Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
SOFA WEST Santa Fe, Cervini Haas Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Farraday Newsome & Jeff Reich: New Forms in Clay, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale,

Arizona
Compatible Visions: Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome, Phoenix College Art Gallery,

Phoenix, Arizona
Masterworks from the Collection , Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Food: Feast for the Eyes, from the Collection”, Arizona State University Art Museum,

Tempe, Arizona
Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Imprints: A Survey of Ceramics Faculty at the Mesa Arts Center, Mesa Contemporary

Arts, Mesa, Arizona
30th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona Contemporary Arizona Ceramics, Phoenix Airport Museum Collection, Phoenix, Arizona La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2009, Phoenix, Arizona
Firing a Legacy: David Kuraoka and San Francisco State University, Pence Gallery,

Davis, California
2008 SOFA Chicago, Cervini Haas Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

National Invitational Cup Exhibition, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico Red, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Contemporary Ceramics Survey, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona Table Manners, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona

National Invitational Cups and Mugs, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts 2007 Mastery in Clay 2007, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Spotlight: Arizona Artists, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Tea, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
100 Teapots, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
Dinnerworks, Louisville Art Association, NCECA 2007, Louisville, Kentucky Teapot Triennial, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

Platters Salon, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania
Promise of the Garden: Farraday Newsome and Cynthia Miller, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
Maiolica Invitational, in conjunction NCECA, Cerlan Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky Sea of Cortez, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
Consider the Cup, national invitational, The Artisan Gallery,Northhampton, MA

2006 Lidded Boxes, SOFA Chicago 2006, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Birds, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Portland, Oregon
The Mad Hatter’s Tea, Oregon Potter‟s Association, NCECA, Portland, Oregon

Ink and Clay, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona California An Extravagance of Salt and Pepper, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland Surface Intrigue, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

2005 Arizona Artists: Past, Present, and Future, St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Missouri

Cups, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Tea, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
Magnificent Opulence, Wustum Museum of Art, Racine, Wisconsin
The Informed Surface: Contemporary Majolica, Baltimore Clayworks, Maryland

2004 The Artist and the Garden, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, Arizona Dinner Services, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
Tea, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Steamin’, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

Here I Am, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
Vivid, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Functional Ceramics, Cervini Haas Gallery/Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

2003 Eat, University of Alabama at Little Rock, Gallery II, Little Rock, Arkansas
Arizona Artists, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona
International Tea Bowl Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Arizona

2002 Collector’s Choice II, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona All Arizona Clay, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona
SOFA, Ferrin Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
International Maiolica, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001 Teapots Transformed, Ferrin Gallery, New York Ceramics Fair, New York, New York Contemporary Maiolica, The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas s 2000 Seduced by Colour: Contemporary International Maiolica Ceramics, George R. Gardiner

Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada
Plate and Platter Show, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
Celestial Seasonings: A Loose Interpretation V, Gallery at Celestial Seasonings,

Boulder, Colorado
Teapots Transformed, Ferrin Gallery, SOFA, Chicago, Illinois Tureens, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

1999 1999 National Ceramic Competition, Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence, Alabama

Bowls, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona
The Fine Art of Craft, A National Craft Show, Mitchell Gallery of St. John‟s College, The

Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maryland ’99 Cups, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona
National Teapot Show, Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

1998 20th Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona
Tempe Tea Party, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona
Contemporary Teapots: A National Survey, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts Ceramics, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, Maine

1997 Ceramics Invitational, Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
On the Surface: An Exhibition of Painterly Clay, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus,

Ohio
Domestic Pottery, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1996 Celestial Seasonings: A Loose Interpretation, Ferrin Gallery, Massachusetts SOFA Miami, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
International Ceramics Exhibition II, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

1995 SOFA Miami, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Diversity in Clay, Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Maiolica, Northern Clay Center, St. Paul, Minnesota
Arizona Spotlight – Virginia Dotson and Farraday Newsome Sredl, Tempe Arts Center,

Tempe Arizona
1994 First International Ceramic Exhibition, Cesky Krumlov, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Functional Art Forms, Dorothy McCrae Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

SOFA Chicago, Twist, Portland, Oregon
1993 Maiolica, The Farrell Collection, Washington, DC

On the Surface, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan
1992 48th Scripps Ceramics Annual, Scripps College, Claremont University, California 1991 Fish Out of Water, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, California

Small Treasure: Collected with Passion, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona 1988 Surface Intrigue, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona
New Work in Clay, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California

1987 Vessels, an Eclectic View, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1986 American Ceramic National IV, Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, California 1985 American Ceramic National III, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California 1984 American Ceramic National II, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California

Collections

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, University Art Gallery, Pomona, California Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Arkansas Arts Center Museum of Decorative Arts, Little Rock, Arkansas City of Phoenix, Sky Harbor Airport Collection, Phoenix, Arizona

City of Mesa Contemporary Arts Collection, Mesa, Arizona
Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona Phoenix College, Phoenix, Arizona
Agency of Czech Ceramic Design, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic Kamm Teapot Foundation

Professional Activities

Santa Fe Clay 2015 Summer Series Workshop Presenter

Art Award piece commissioned by the Arizona Commission for the Arts for Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano to present as a 2008 Governor’s Art Award

Visiting Professor, Mesa Community College at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona, 2006 Pottery Instructor, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona, 2000 to 2015
Artist’s Advisory Board, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum,

Tempe Arizona, 2001- 2003
Host Studio Site, Arizona State University Art Museum Annual Ceramics Studio Tour, 2002 to present Artist Workshop, Scottsdale Museum of Art, Teen Vision Program, 2014
Artist Workshop, Southern Arizona Ceramic Artists, Tucson, Arizona, 2009
Artist Workshop and Lecture, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2005
Artist Lecture, Arizona State University Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona, 2002
Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 2000
Artist Lecture, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000
Artist Lecture, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, Oregon, 1998
Artist Lecture, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona 1996
Artist Lecture, Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona, 1996
Guest Artist, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1989
Guest Presenter and Panelist, International Ceramics ’97, Calgary, Canada, 1997
Juror, 21st Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona, 1998
Juror, Sky Harbor International Airport Ceramic Murals Project, Phoenix Arts Commission, Public
Art Program, Phoenix, Arizona, 1998
Juror, Containers/Containment, National Society of Arts and Letters, Scottsdale, Arizona

Selected Publications

“Farraday Newsome: Unseen Drift”, American Art Collector, No.115, May 2015, pages 186 -187, 50 From 6: Contemporary Ceramic Art from Six Rocky Mountain States, Southern Utah University

College of Visual and Performing Arts, Paragon Press, Utah, page 35
In the Potter’s Kitchen, Sumi van Dassow, American Ceramics Society, 2014, pages 3, 7, 15, 85, 113 Ceramics Art and Perception, “Hard Edges and Soft Curves: The Ceramics of Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome”, by Linda Kuehne, pages 85-89, issue 93, 2013
The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade In Clay, Lark Books, 2012, page 34
Maiolica: Ceramics Handbooks, Daphne Carnegy, A&C Black Publishers, London, 2011, pages 24, 73-

75
Ceramics for Beginners: Surfaces, Glazes & Firing, Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2010, page 18 Surface Design for Ceramics, Maureen Mills, Lark Books, 2008, pages 110, 137

500 Vases, Lark Books, Ray Hemachandra editor, juror Julia Galloway, page 340
500 Tiles, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, juror Angelica Pozo , 2008, pages 315, 332 500 Animals in Clay, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, juror Joe Bova, 2006, pages 86, 90 500 Pitchers, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, 2006, page 173
500 Cups, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, jurors Tom and Elaine Coleman, 2005, pages 38, 121, 194
Teapots: Makers and Collectors, Dona Meilach, Schiffer Books, 2005, pages 46-48
Making and Installing Handmade Tiles, Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2005, pages 26, 47 Sexpots: Eroticism in Ceramics, Paul Mathieu, Rutgers University Press, 2003, page 196 -197 Working with Clay, second edition, Susan Peterson, The Overlook Press, 2002, page 92
The Contemporary Potter, Angela Fina, Chris Gustin, and George Fairbanks, Rockport

Publishers, 2000, page 56
Teapots Transformed, Leslie Ferrin, Guild Publishing, 2000, page 36
The New Maiolica, Matthias Ostermann, A&C Black Publishers, London, 1999, page 128
The Best of Pottery II, Angela Fina and Chris Gustin, Rockport Publishers, 1998, page 14
“Hard Edges and Soft Curves: The Ceramics of Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome”, by Linda Kuehne,

Ceramics Art and Perception, No. 93, 2013, pages 85-89,
“Dinnerworks: An American Original”, by Sarah Roberson Yates, Ceramics Art and Perception, page 103, No. 67, 2007

Cover photo, ClayTimes, Vol.12, No.4, July/August 2006

“International Ceramics Conference”, by Sandra Black, Contact, Winter 1997/98, pages 24,26 “Collecting Teapots”, American Style, December 2003
“Notes from Turin and Arizona”, Art in America, December 2002, page 47
“Exhibition of Soup Tureens”, Ceramics Monthly, April 2001, page 18

“Contemporary Maiolica in Toronto”, Alexandra Copeland, Ceramics Technical, No. 11, 2000, page 17

“Gallery”, American Craft, February/March 2000, page 102
“Farraday Newsome Sredl at Twist, Portland, Oregon”, Ceramics Monthly, January 1999, p.18
“Best of the West”, Southwest Art, May 1996, page 28
“Gallery”, American Craft, June/July 1994, page 75
“Desert Fruit”, Ceramics Monthly, September 1993, pages 40-44
“Gallery”, American Craft, October 1992, page 68 “48th Scripps Annual”, Ceramics Monthly, June/July/ August 1992, page 54
“Gallery”, American Craft, June/July 1991, page 77
“Eclectic Vessels”, Ceramics Monthly, September 1988, page 48
“Portfolio: ArtQuest „87”, Ceramics Monthly, November 1987, pages 37, 39, 44, 46
“American Ceramic National “, Ceramics Monthly, December 1986, page 30

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