SEQUOIA MILLER

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Arts, Summa cum Laude, 1988-92
Russian Cultural Studies Major, with High Honors

MOSCOW STATE PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Moscow, USSR, 1990
Studies in Russian Art History, Language, and Culture

MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, Middlebury, VT, 1989
Russian Language Immersion

CERAMICS EDUCATION

HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL of CRAFTS, Deer Isle, ME, 1999, 1995
Technical Assistant for Michael Simon, Chris Staley.

ARCHIE BRAY FOUNDATION, Helena, MT, 1997
Noborigama wood-fire workshop with Jeanette Rakowski and McKenzie Smith.

PENLAND SCHOOL of CRAFTS, Penland, NC, 1995, 1994
Study with Douglass Rankin & Will Ruggles, McKenzie Smith and Terry Gess, Technical Assistant for Linda Christianson & Nick Joerling.

GREENWICH HOUSE POTTERY, New York, NY, 1994
Study with Michael Simon, Bruce Winn, Matt Nolen.

PARSONS SCHOOL of DESIGN, New York, NY, 1993
Study with Woody Hughes.

INVITATIONAL & JURIED EXHIBITS

2003
ARTWALK, Childhood's End Gallery, Olympia, WA
NCECA CLAY NATIONAL, R.B.Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
STRICTLY FUNCTIONAL POTTERY NATIONAL, Lancaster, PA
HUNDREDS OF CUPS, Santa Fe Clay, NM
TEAPOT SHOW, Northwest by Northwest Gallery, Canon Beach, OR

2002
SOLO SHOW, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
SOLO SHOW, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA
MINGEI IN THE NORTHWEST, Glenn Richards (gallery), Seattle, WA
CUP INVITATIONAL 2002, Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, OR
FOR THE TABLE Dinnerware Invitational, Santa Fe Clay, NM
FUNCTIONAL CERAMICS 2002, Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH (catalog)
POTS PRESENTED, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
STONEWARE FOR DAILY RITUALS, Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO
INTERNATIONAL CONE BOX SHOW, Baker Univ., Baldwin City, KS & traveling
TEA PARTY INVITATIONAL, Bainbridge Arts & Crafts, Bainbridge Is, WA
ARITST TRUST BENEFIT EXHIBIT, Bank of America Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001
SOLO SHOW, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
SOLO SHOW, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
SOLO SHOW, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
INVITATIONAL & JURIED GROUP EXHIBITS
SEQUOIA MILLER & SAM TAYLOR, IOWA ARTISANS GALLERY, Iowa City, IA
CERAMICS NORTHWEST INVITATIONAL, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, MT
STRICTLY FUNCTIONAL POTTERY NATIONAL, Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
LE GRAND BUFFET, Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
INAUGURAL INVITATIONAL, Seward Park Art Studio/Columbia City, Seattle, WA
INCARNATIONS, Gayle Willson Gallery, Southampton, NY
PLATE & PLATTER INVITATIONAL, Lill St. Gallery, Chicago, IL
HONORING THE MUG, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
FACULTY EXHIBIT, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA
MINGEI IN THE NORTHWEST, Glenn Richards (gallery), Seattle, WA

2000
SOLO SHOW, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
SOLO SHOW, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA
FOCUS ON FUNCTION, Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (catalog)
NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
CRAFT NATIONAL 34, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA
VESSELS THAT POUR, Vermont Clay Studio, Waterbury Center, VT
WINTERFEST 2000, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
25th ANNIVERSARY CUP INVITATIONAL, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
FINE & USEFUL, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
GALLERY ARTISTS NCECA SHOW, MacLaren/Markowitz Gallery, Boulder, CO
CONTAINERS, Texas Technical University, Lubbock, TX
ATMOSPHERIC POTS, Santa Fe Pottery, Santa Fe, NM
INTERNATIONAL CONE BOX SHOW, Baker Univ., Baldwin City, KS & traveling

1999
SOLO SHOW, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME
CERAMICS MONTHLY INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, Columbus, OH (catalog)
NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
BIENNIAL REVIEW OF NW ART & CRAFT, Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR
NATIONAL TEAPOT INVITATIONAL V, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC
WINTERFEST, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD
PACIFIC TIDES Influence of the Pacific Rim on Contemporary US Ceramics, Lancaster, PA
WASHINGTON POTTERS' ASSOCIATION ANNUAL INVITATIONAL, Seattle, WA
WORK OF THE HAND, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
Curator, BEYOND THE NORTHWEST TEAPOT INVITATIONAL, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA

1998
SOLO SHOW, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, WA
SOLO SHOW, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
A DECADE OF POTTERS, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
TEAPOT INVITATIONAL, Artique Gallery, Anchorage, AK
POTTERY INVITATIONAL, Glenn Richards (gallery), Seattle, WA
TEXAS TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY CERAMICS INVITATIONAL, Lubbock, TX
ORTON INTERNATIONAL CONE BOX SHOW, Baldwin City, KS & traveling

COLLECTIONS

NOYES MUSEUM Of CLAY & GLASS, Naples, ME
RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL, Washington, DC
KIRKLAND HOSPITAL CENTER, Kirkland, WA
SEWARD PARK ART STUDIO, Seattle, WA

GRANTS & HONORS

BEST FUNCTIONAL PURCHASE AWARD, Washington Ceramics Showcase, 2001
BISHOP & MERRITT SCHOLARSHIP GRANT, Haystack School Of Crafts, 1999, 1995
JUROR’S CHOICE, Best Of Show, Washington Potters Association Annual Invitational, 1998
MEMBERS' CHOICE, 2nd Prize, Washington Potters Association Annual Invitational, 1997
OLYMPIA ARTS COMMISSION & CITY OF OLYMPIA GRANT, 1997
SCHOLARSHIP GRANT, Penland School Of Crafts, 1995, 1994
PHI BETA KAPPA, Brandeis University, 1992
FORD FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP For Brandeis Undergraduates, 1991

TEACHING

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA, 2000-present
"SEQUOIA MILLER", Mosier Art Center, Burien, WA, 2003
VISITING ARTIST, Green River Community College, Auburn, WA, 2002
CERAMICS INSTRUCTOR, OPAS Pottery School, Olympia, WA, 1996-2001
VISITING ARTIST, Maine College Of Art, Portland, ME, 2001
"SEQUOIA MILLER", West Seattle Pottery School, WA, 2001
"THROWN & ALTERED POTS", Palo Alto Art Center, CA, 2001
VISITING ARTIST, Summit Arts Magnet K-12, Seattle, WA, 1999, 2000, 2001
"THROWN, ALTERED & ASSEMBLED POTTERY", So. Seattle Community College, WA, 2000
"ALTERED JARS & BOXES”, Seward Park Art Studio, Seattle, WA, 2000

PUBLICATIONS

"NCECA National", Clay TImes, March/April, 2003
"Sequoia Miller", Up Front Feature, Ceramics Monthly, January, 2003
Working with Clay, 2nd ed, Susan Peterson, Thames & Hudson, Fall 2002
“Pots Presented” By Leigh Taylor Mickelson, Ceramics Art & Perception, June 2002
Smashing Glazes, Susan Peterson, Guild Publishing, 2001
The Art of Contemporary American Pottery, Kevin A. Hluch, Krause Publishing, 2001
Cover, Strictly Functional Pottery National Catalog, Spring 2001
"Making A Great Getaway" By Astrid Cerny, UW Daily, October 17, 2002
"East Meets West" By Lee Lawrence, American Style, Spring 2001
"Sequoia Miller" Profile By Sara Cormeny, Ceramics Monthly, November 2000
"Sequoia Miller At Kobo Gallery", Calendar Feature, The Olympian (WA), October 6, 2000
"25th Anniversary Cup Exhibit At Lill Street Gallery", Clay Times, July/August 2000
"National Teapot Invitational", Up Front, Ceramics Monthly, February 2000
"Talent Shows On King Street", Southern Living, February 2000
"Dulce Et Utile" By A. McCollum Algeo, Calendar Feature, Casco Bay Weekly (ME), March 25, 1999
"Potter Shows His Global Awareness" By Ken Greenleaf, Maine Sunday Telegram, April 4, 1999
"Museum Shops..." By Ray Westbrook, Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal, August 21, 1998
"Pottery Invitational", Calendar Feature, The Olympian (WA), April 24, 1998
"Quick: Some Good Art..." By Philip Isaacson, Maine Times, August 1996

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