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MENDES, JENNY
MENDES, JENNY
OHIO
EDUCATION
1983-1985
Penland School of Crafts, Core Student Program, Penland, North Carolina
1978-1982
Washington University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, St. Louis, Missouri

RESIDENCIES
2011
Cite Des Arts, Paris, France
2010
Visiting Artist, California State University, Chico
5 International Symposium in Ceramic V-oglje, Slovenia
2008
Resen Ceramics Colony Resen, Maedonia
The McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, NC
2004-2007
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

AWARDS
2010
Craft and Design Show - Best in Show, Richmond, Virginia
Cain Park Arts Festival - Juror's Selection, Cleveland Heights, OH
2006
Smithsonian Craft Show, Artists Choice, Bronze Award
2004
Cain Park Arts Festival - Juror's Selection, Cleveland Heights, OH
2003
Park Arts Festival – Juror’s Selection, Cleveland Heights, OH
St. Louis Art Festival – Beth Ann Gertstein Juror’s Award, St. Louis, MO
Cain Park Arts Festival – First Place, Best in Show, Cleveland Heights, OH
Ohio Arts Council, Individual Artist Fellowship, Columbus, OH
2002
NCECA, Cups of Merit Award, Kansas City, Missouri
2001
Columbus Arts Festival, Jurors' Choice, 3-Dimensional, Columbus, OH
2000
Crafts At The Castle, Best in Ceramics, Boston, MA
St. Louis Arts Festival - Mel Watkin Juror’s Award, St. Louis, MO
1999-2002
Cain Park Arts Festival – Jurors Selection &, Directors Choice Awards, Cleveland Hts, OH
1998
Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, Columbus, OH
1996
Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, Columbus, OH

PUBLICATIONS
2012
Best of 500 Ceramics, Lark Books
2010
Techniques Using Slips, by John Mathieson, University of Pennsylvania Press
500 Vases Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Form, Lark Crafts, page 10
Ceramics for Beginners Surfaces, Glazes and Firing, by Angelica Pozo, page 94
2008
Ceramics Monthly, Cover and feature article by Katey Schultz, pages 32-35
500 Tiles An Inspiring Collection of International Work, Lark Books
2007
500 Dolls Handmade Dolls MOdern Explorations of the Human Form, Lark Books
Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion, February/March, page 60
2006
Mary Engelbreit's Home Compaion, November, pages 53, 54, 57
Ceramics Monthly, December, page 28
500 Animals in Clay, Contemporary Expressions of the Animal Form, Lark Books
Design Language, Interpretive Edition, by Tim McCreight, Brynmorgan Press
2005
500 Cups, Ceramic Explorations of Utility and Grace Lark Books 2005
Ceramics Monthly, March
Making and Installing Handmade Tile by Angelica Pozo Lark Books
2004
500 Figures in Clay, Lark Books
2003
500 Bowls, Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design Lark Books
Clay Times, January/February
2002
Ornament, Spring
Ceramics Monthly, March
2001
Hand built Tableware, by Kathy Triplett Lark Books
2000
Making Ceramic Sculpture by Raul Acero, Lark Books
At Home With Art, by Estelle Ellis Clarkson N. Potter
1998
Ceramics Monthly, September
American Style, Spring
1996
American Craft, “Portfolio” October/November

COLLECTIONS
American Greetings Corporation
Etsy, Inc.
Fuller Craft Museum
Resent Ceramics Museum, Resen, Macedonia
Museum of the Commune Sencur, Slovenia

TEACHING
2013
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Summer Workshop
2012
Penland School of Crafts, Fall 8 week clay concentration
Mudfire Clayworks, Atlanta, GA, Surface design workshop
2010
Penland School of Crafts, "Cross Pollination", hand building workshop with Alice Ballard
2009
Baltimore Clayworks, NEA Funded Art Teacher and Art Education Student Workshops
2008
Hallmark, Inc. Creative renewal workshop in clay for employees, Kansas City, Missouri
2007
Penland School or Crafts, hand building workshop, Penland, NC
Santa Fe Clay, hand building workshop, Santa Fe, NM

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2012
Crimson Laurel Gallery “Stories by Hand” Jenny Mendes & Shoko Teruyama Bakersville, NC
2010
Heights Arts solo show Cleveland Heights, OH
TRAX Gallery Bob Brady, Ron Meyers, Jenny Mendes Berkley, CA
2009
Red Clay Lodge Art Center featured artist Red Lodge, MT
Quirk Gallery The Vault Project Richmond, VA
Iota Gallery solo show Dallas, Texas
2008
Sherrie Gallery solo show Columbus, Ohio
AKAR Jenny Mendes and Michael Kline New Work Iowa City, IA
The Clay Studio: In the Niche Philadelphia, PA
2007
Signature Gallery Atlanta, GA solo show
2006
The Works Gallery Philadelphia, PA solo show
2004
Signature Gallery Atlanta, GA solo show

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011-2012
Annual Pottery Show and Sale at the Art School at Old Church, Demerest, NJ
2012
Artisan Gallery “Collaborations” with Betsy Youngquist Belleville, WI Saint Croix Pottery Tour Minnesota
The Clay Studio “Pots at Rest” Philadelphia, PA
Arrowmont Utilitarian Clay IV
Northern Clay Center “Self -(contained)” Minneapolis, MN
AKAR Gallery Yunomi Invitational Iowa City, IA
Penland School of Crafts “Studio Practice”
2011
Signature Gallery "Red Clay Menagerie" Atlanta, GA
AKAR Gallery Desert Plate Invitational Iowa City, IA
Lill Street Chicago, IL
Clay Art Center "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" Port Chester, NY
AKAR Gallery Yunomi Invitational Iowa City, IA
2010
Ogden Museum of Art "Functional Comfort" New Orleans, LA
Main Street Art Gallery "Liquid Measure" Edwardsville, IL
Mary Lou Zeek Gallery "Nourish and Sustain" Salem, OR
Art of the Pot Reunion Cup Exhibit Austin, TX
Lakeland Community College "From Woman II" Lakeland, Ohio
Roswell Art Center "Drink" Rosewell, GA
Saint Croix Pottery Tour, Minnesota
AKAR Gallery Yunomi Invitational Iowa City, IA
2009
Yokohama Art Fair Yokohama, Japan
Wayne Art Center “Handbuilt National” Philadelphia, PA
Brenau University “The Animal Within” Gainesville, GA
The Clay Studio “Small Favors” Philadelphia, PA
Baltimore Clayworks “Spoon It, Fork It, Cut It Up” Currated by Gail Brown Baltimore, MD
AKAR Gallery Yunomi Invitational Iowa City, IA
Clay Art Center “Under Cover” Port Chester, NY
Fuller Craft Museum Fantasy Teapots from the Arthur Goldberg Collection Brockton, MA
2008
Clay Art Center Transformations 6 x 6 Tile Show Port Chester, NY
Art Gallery at Lyndhurst Table Tops Exhibition Curated by Julia Galloway Tarrytown, NY
Old Dominion University “Stories From the Earth” curated by Richard Nickel Norfolk, VA
Baltimore Clay Works “Symbiosis” Curated by Berndadette Curan and Krista Grecco Baltimore, MD
Art of the Pot Austin, Texas
Ahead of the Need an invitational exhibition to benefit CERF - craft emergency relief fund
Curated by Lana Wilson and Anthony Schaller Red Lodge Clay Center Red Lodge, MT
Rockford Art Museum “Common Thread: Contemporary Craft” Rockford, IL
Still Life in G Gallery “The Shy Show” curated by Susan Andrew and Carolyn Fellman Bradenton, FL
Baltimore Clay Works “Another Cup” Baltimore, MD
2007
AKAR “Recent Ceramics: Silvie Granatelli, Jenny Mendes & Ron Meyers” Iowa City, IA
Baltimore Clay Works “Opposites Attract” curated by Nick Joerling Baltimore, MD
Penland School of Crafts “Tea” & “Resident Artists Show” Penland, NC
Santa Fe Clay “Agape” Feb/March “2007 Instructors Show” March/April Santa Fe, NM
Obsidian Gallery Tucson, AZ
The Clay Studio “Plates and Platters: Salon Style” Philadelphia, PA
2006
Signature Gallery “Intimate Rituals of Daily Life” Krista Grecco, Kathy King, Jenny Mendes, Janis Mars Wunderlich Atlanta, GA
Mary Lou Zeek Gallery “The Other” Curated by William Skrips Salem, Oregon
Poetic Expressions of Mortality, Figurative Ceramics from the Porter-Price Collection
Currated by Martha Connell, Mobile Museum of Art Mobile, Alabama
University of Montavallo “Just A Head: a Survey of Ceramic Heads” Calera, Alabama
Ohio Craft Museum “Stories in Clay” Columbus, Ohio
Baltimore Clay Works “An Extravagance of Salt & Pepper” Currated by Gail Brown Baltimore, MD
Society of Art and Crafts “ Our Cups Runneth Over” Boston, MA
Xen Gallery “Likeness/Human Form in Clay” St. Louis, MO
2005
Penland Gallery, "New Work from the Barns", Work by Penland's current resident Artists, Penland, NC
The Clay Studio “Mastery in Clay” Philadelphia, PA
Penland Gallery “Enclosed Within” Penland, NC
Obsidian Gallery “Recuerdos/Remembrances” Tucson, AZ
Santa Fe Clay “Cups Cups Cups” Santa Fe, NM
Blue Spiral 1 “Hot/Ice Tea IV” Asheville, NC
Society of Arts and Crafts “Things Your Mama Said” Boston, MA
Santa Fe Clay “Flowers That Bloom in Spring” Santa Fe, NM
Lucinda Gallery “Body Language the Figure in Clay” (in conjunction with NCECA) Baltimore, MD
Lillstreet “The Contemporary Cup” Chicago, IL
The Clay Studio “Bowled Over” Philadelphia, PA
Signature Shop and Gallery “Stories and Visions of Nature in Clay” Atlanta, GA
Florida Craftsman “Daily” St. Petersburg, FL
Santa Fe Clay “Man’s Best Friend” Santa Fe, NM
2004
The Clay Studio “Thirtieth Anniversary Auction” Philadelphia, PA
Society of Arts and Crafts “Our Cups Runneth Over” Boston, MA
Hodges Taylor Gallery “Gather Round the Table” Charlotte, NC
Red Art Studios “A Show of Bowls” Kansas City, MO
Obsidian Gallery “Here I Am" Invitational, multi-media theme show Tucson, AZ
Society of Arts and Crafts “Grimms Fairy Tails” Boston, MA
Santa Fe Clay “The Drawn Surface” Santa Fe, NM
Society of Arts and Crafts “Portraits” Boston, MA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania “Material Wealth” Indiana, PA
2003
Obsidian Gallery “Go Figure” A multi media exhibition exploring the human condition Tucson, AZ
Massillon Museum “With Reverent Hands” Massillon, OH
Obsidian Gallery “Icono-Clash” Tucson, AZ
Society of Arts and Crafts “Craft Boston” Boston, MA
Santa Fe Clay “Hundreds of Cups” Santa Fe, NM
Ferrin Gallery “Subject - Me - Object: Autobiographical Ceramic Sculpture” Lenox, MA
ArtGallery999 “27@999: A Teapot Invitational” San Diego, CA
Wayne Center for the Arts “Functional Ceramics 2003” Wooster, OH
Sandusky Cultural Arts Center “Blue” Sandusky, OH
The Odyssey Gallery “Beastiary” Ashville, NC
2002 - 2003
The Clay Studio “Mastery in Clay” Philadelphia, PA 2003 OXOXO Gallery “Doll Show” Baltimore, MD
2002
Obsidian Gallery “Annual Dia de los Muertos” Tucson, AZ Invitational
The Signature Shop & Gallery “Being Human: Figure Expressed” The Atlanta, GA 2002 OXOXO Gallery “Oops Our Undies Are Showing!” Baltimore, MD
Smithsonian Craft Show Washington, D.C.
Ferrin Gallery “Major Figures: A Group Show of Figural Lenox, MA Ceramics”
Ferrin Gallery “Teapots Transformed: A Group Show” Lenox, MA
Craft Alliance “Once Upon a Time” & “The Body in St. Louis, MO Clay”
Society of Arts & Crafts “Images on Clay” Boston, MA
The Arts Center “The Doll Show” St. Petersburg, FL
Sandusky Cultural Arts Center “Without Color” Sandusky, OH
2001
The Clay Studio “ Le Grande Buffet” Philadelphia, PA
The Clay Studio Featured Shop Artist Philadelphia, PA
Penland School of Crafts “Cup Show” Penland, NC
Sandusky Cultural Arts Center “(K)now Clay” Sandusky, OH
Society of Arts and Crafts “Our Cups Runneth Over” Boston, MA
2000 - 2001
Crafts at the Castle Boston, MA
Cherry Creek Arts Festival Denver, CO
2000 - 2002
St. Louis Art Fair St. Louis, MO
2000
Lake County Gallery “New Work” Pewaukee, Wisconsin
1999 - 2000
The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show Philadelphia, PA
1999
The Clay Studio “The Art of Pouring” Philadelphia, PA
Penland School of Crafts “Alida to Zack, 28 years of Penland’s CORE Program” Penland, NC
SOFA “Erotica in Ceramic” Ferrin Gallery New York, NY
Turtle Island Gallery “The Human Form” Ellison Bay, WI
NCECA Storefront Installation Project, Columbus, OH
American Craft Gallery, Cleveland, OH 1998 SOFA Ferrin Gallery Chicago, IL