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Barbara Sebastian - Resume


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1985 Master of Fine Arts, Plastic Arts/Sculpture, San Jose State University, CA
1982 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1966 Standard Lifetime Teaching Credential, University of California, Berkeley
1965 Bachelor of Arts, Phys. Educ./ Mathematics, U.C. Berkeley, CA
2015 One-Person Ceramics Show at Roscoe Ceramics Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014 Best- of- Category (Ceramics) Award from La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA
2013 Ceramic Teapot included in 500 Teapots, 2nd Ed., book
2012 Invited to participate in SOFA Art & Design Show, Chicago, with John Natsoulas Gallery
2011 Best- of- Category Award (Ceramics) from Southwest Arts Festival, Indio, CA
Cups included in 75th Anniversary of Golden Gate Bridge new store, San Francisco, CA
2010 The Smithsonian Craft Show, National Building Museum, Washington D.C.
2009 Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival Award of Excellence
2009 El Camino Medical Center commissioned ceramic wallwork titled: "Canyon Dreams", Mountain View, CA
2009 Permanent Collection in AMOCA (American Museum of Ceramic Art), Pomona, CA
2009 Los Angeles County Museum of Art project (Raven Teapots) for Members
2008 Museum of Craft+Design Show: "Birds+their Dwellings", San Francisco,CA
2008 BEST OF SHOW, Saratoga Rotary Art Festival, Saratoga, CA
2008 MURAL, Fit City, Wenatchee, Washington
2007 BEST of SHOW, Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA
2006 MURAL, City Athletic Club, Alamogordo, New Mexico
2005 The 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, HONORABLE MENTION, Icheon, Korea
2005 Sausalito Art Festival, BEST OF SHOW, CERAMICS, Sausalito, CA
2004 Palo Alto Art Center ACGA Special Exhibition, DIRECTORS AWARD
2004 Almaden Valley Athletic Club, MURAL, San Jose, CA
2003 14th Annual California Clay Competition, LESLIE CERAMICS AWARD, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA
2002 Clay Times Magazine, Cover and article
2000 One-Person Exhibition, Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple, Hacienda Heights, CA
2000 SAS Institute, Lobby Mural, North Carolina
1999 10th Annual California Clay Competition, CREATIVE CERAMICS AWARD, The Artery, Davis, CA
1999 California Design '99, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, CA
1996 Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award Exhibition, Takapuna, New Zealand
1996 Quantum Art Exhibit, BEST OF SHOW, Milpitas, CA
1993 "Year of the American Craft" Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
1991 "Monoprint/Monotype" Arts Council of San Mateo County, Belmont, CA
1990 American Craft Museum Library, New York
1989 Joanne Chappell Gallery, One–Person Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
1988 "Figurative Ceramic Constructions" Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1988 "Explorations in Paper and Clay" Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1987 43rd Ceramics Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1986 "West Coast Clay" Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1985 Perception Gallery, Fort Mason, CA
1984 "Painted, Tinted, Tainted Sculpture" San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
1984 "Contemporary American Heritage" Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco
1983 "Beyond Words" San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Association of Clay and Glass Artists, ACGA, President
Women's Building Craft Advisory Committee, Celebration of Craftswomen
American Craft Council, New York, New York
Sunset Artist's Society, San Francisco, CA
ARTSPAN, past member Art Advisory Council, San Francisco, CA

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