Katrina Chaytor ~ Ceramics
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Education:
New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Master of Fine Art, 1984 - 1986  
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Art, 1980- 1983  
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Off-Campus Program (NSCAD) 1983  


Space Saver: Stacking Condiment Pots with Salt and Pepper, hand-built stoneware; Decoration: mac command key and circuitry patterns
Date of Birth: May 13, 1962
Place of Birth: St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Email: katrina.chaytor@icloud.com

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                                        Teaching Appointments:

                 2001-2017      Professor Emeritus - Ceramics, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
                 2001               Instructor, Craft at Sheridan/Summer Course, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON 
                 2000               Instructor, Summer Session, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
                 1994/95          Ceramics Visiting Artist/Instructor, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
                 1990/91          Sessional Instructor, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB 
                 1988               Instructor, Summer Ceramics Program, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS 

                                        Residencies and Workshops:

                 2015               Workshop - "Off The Ground II" Professional Development Workshop Series for Ceramic Artists, The Clay Studio, 
                                        Craft Council of NL, St. John’s, NL
                 2014               Guest Artist and Lecturer, Earth and Sky Ceramics Association, Macau, China
                                       “From Flat to Form” Workshop, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL
                 2013               Artist Presentation, “Pots and Pattern; A Decorative Practice”, Northmount Pleasant Arts Centre, Calgary, AB
                                        Instructor, ACAD Art Educators Institute, Extended Studies, ACAD, Calgary 
                 2012               Ceramics Visiting Artist in Residence, (October-November), Red Deer College Visual Arts, Red Deer, AB
                                        Guest Artist and Lecturer, “Potober”, Ceramics Arts Association of Western Australia, Perth, WA
                2010               “From Plaster to Pots”, Week Workshop, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC
                2009                Workshop, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, B.C.
                                        Workshop, Calgary Clay Arts Association 
                2007                Invited Participant, Canadian Ceramic Artists, Fule International Ceramics Art Museums (FLICAM), FuPing, Shaanxi,                                                       China
                                        Guest Artist/Presenter, FUSION Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
                                        Workshop, Boulder Mountain Clayworks, Sun Valley, Idaho
               2006                 Presenting Artist, NCECA Pre-Conference, “The Ceramic Surface-Four Approaches”, Lane Community  College,                                                             Eugene, OR                 
               2005                “Plaster to Pots; Handbuilt Tableware”, Week Workshop, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts,                                                                     Metchosin, BC
              2003/02             Workshop, The Clay Studio, Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council, St.John’s, NL 
                                       “Handbuilt Tableware”, Week Workshop, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC
              2001                  Tile Making Workshop, Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts, Metchosin, BC
                                        Workshop, Yellowknife Potters’ Guild, Yellowknife, NWT
              2000                  Instructor, “Introductory Tile-Making”, SERIES 2000, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                                        Artist in Residence, Medalta International Artists in Residence 2000 Program, Hycroft and Medalta Potteries,                                                                   Medicine Hat, AB
                                        Workshop, Ceramics Department, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
             1999                   Workshop, Saskatoon Potters’ Guild, Saskatoon, SK
                                        Workshop, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
             1998                   Instructor, “Dare to be Square - Ceramic Tiles”, Faculty of Extensions, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
                                        Workshop, Moose Jaw Potters’ Guild, Moose Jaw, SK
                                        Workshop, St. Albert Potters’ Guild, St. Albert, Alberta and Parkland Potters’ Guild, Stony Plain, A
                                        Instructor, “Handbuilding Pots”, SERIES ‘98, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
            1997                    Instructor, “Introductory Tile-Making”, SERIES ‘97, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                                        Workshop, Alberta Potters’ Association - Outreach Program, Grande Prairie, AB
            1996                    Instructor, “Handmade Tiles”, Leisure Learning Program - Calgary Board of Education
                                        Workshop, Vernon Potters’ Guild, Vernon, BC
            1995                    Instructor, “An Introduction to Tile-Making”, SERIES ‘95, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                                        Workshop, Medicine Hat Potters’ Guild, Medicine Hat, AB
            1993/94.              Instructor, Introductory Ceramics’ courses, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
            1993                   “Artists Invite Artists”, Summer Residency, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Edgecomb, Maine
            1992                    Instructor, “Architectural Ceramics”, SERIES ‘92, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
            1988/89               Artist in Residence, Ceramics Summer Program, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB

                                        Related Professional Research and Activities:

             2017                   Presenter, 7th (Triennial) Canadian Clay Symposium: “R:evolution>tradition>technology”, Doris Shadbolt Centre, 
                                        Burnaby, BC
             2013                   Research residency (short term) 3D printing/Clay Printer Residency, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat, AB
             2012                   Research project – 3D rapid prototyping, RDC Centre for Innovation in Manufacturing, Red Deer, AB
             2010                   External Examiner, MFA Candidate Defense Committee, Department of Visual Arts, University of Regina, SK  
             2009                   Lecture, “A Decorative Practice”, North West Ceramics Foundation, Vancouver, B.C.
                                        Masters Glaze Course, with Robin Hopper, Metchosin International Summer School for the Arts, Metchosin, BC
             2007                   Volunteer Coordinator, Invisible/Visible Craft Conference, Alberta College of Art + Design
             2006                   Assessor, Mackenzie Art Gallery exhibition, Regina Clay; Worlds in the Making, interactive website
                                        Masters Glaze Course with Robin Hopper, Metchosin Summer School for the Arts, Metchosin, B.C  
                                        Invited Respondent, “Genius Loci- the Criticality of Place”, Liberal Studies Department Symposium, Alberta College 
                                        of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
             2005                   Guest Speaker, “Museum for Lunch Series”, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
                                        Presenter, “A Re-Position on Decoration”, - paper, “Decoration and Ornament: Aspects of Practice” Symposium, Alberta                                                   College of Art + Design, Calgary
             2004                   Invited Lecturer, Artists Lecture Series, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
             2003                   Guest Evaluator, Fire and Earth on-line exhibition website, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, ON
             2002                   Guest Lecturer, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, NS
                                        Invited Artist, “Aesthetics of Skill” Ceramics Conference, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
             2000                   Mexico-Canada Ceramics Exchange, Phase One, URIARTE Talavera Pottery Factory, Puebla, Mexico
             1999                   Artist Presentation, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB 
             1998/02              Commission - ‘Man of Vision’ Mural and Branded Donor Brick Wall, Western Heritage Centre, Cochrane, AB
             1997/96              Greek/ Canadian Intercultural Ceramics Symposium – Phase I, Banff Centre and Calgary, AB; 
                                        Phase II, Athens and Crete, Greece
             1997/98              Programming and Exhibitions Committee, “Fireworks”, International Biannual Ceramic Conference, University of
                                        Alberta, Edmonton, AB 
             1995                   Editorial Board, CONTACT Magazine, Alberta Potters’ Association, AB
                                        Artist Presentation, “Emerging Talent ‘95: Borderline Clay”, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
                                        Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN
             1994                   Guest Lecturer, “Fireworks ‘94”, International Ceramics Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
             1993                   Co-Curator, “CLOISTERS” exhibition for M.A.W.A. Inc., St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, MB 
             1992/93              Mentor, 92/93 Advisory Program, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Inc., Winnipeg, MB
             1991                   Board of Directors, Manitoba Crafts Council, Winnipeg, MB
                                        Guest Juror, Sixth Annual Juried Spring Exhibition, Craftspace Gallery, Manitoba Crafts Council, Winnipeg, MB 
             1989                   Guest Lecturer, S.L.I.P. Conference, Ceramics Department, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

                                        Solo/Duo Exhibitions: 

              2015                 Come Home, Craft Year 2015, Annex Gallery, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL
              2008                 The Decorative Device, with Rory MacDonald, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB
              2007                 Solo show, Boulder Mountain Art Gallery, Ketchum, Sun Valley, Idaho
              2005                 Domestic, with Greg Payce, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
              2001                 Days of Wine and Roses, Electrum Design Studio, Edmonton, AB
              2000                 New Pots, Electrum Design Studio, Edmonton,Alberta
              1999                 Katrina Chaytor - Recent Ceramics, Electrum Design Studio, Edmonton, AB
                                       K.Chaytor - Clay, Generations Gallery, Stony Plain, AB
              1995                 Solo Exhibition, Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
              1994                 Dryburgh - PAPER/ Chaytor-Rozman – CLAY,  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
              1991                 Solo Exhibition, Galerie Franklin Silverstone, Montreal Quebec

                                       Selected National Group Exhibitions:

              2016                Annual Members exhibition, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, Devon House, St. John’s, NL
              2015                Under Cover, Jonathon-Bancroft-Snell Galleries, London, ON
                                      Calgary: Outside the Box, invitational, Toronto Design Offsite Festival, Toronto, ON 
                                      15 on 35, group invitational, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
              2014                Made In Calgary: The 2000’s, curated by Katherine Ylitalo, Glenbow Museum, Calgary
                                     Continuum, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB 
              2013               May Cup, Willock and Sax Gallery, Banff, AB
                                     3D Printing at Medalta, Yuill Gallery, Medalta Potteries, Medicine Hat
                                     Comfort and Joy 2013, Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John’s, NL
              2012               Feast of Pottery III, curated by Alexis Templeton, Quidi Vidi Plantation Village, St. John’s, NL
              2011               The Recipients Show-ACC 2011 Awards, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
                                     Feast of Pottery II, curated by Alexis Templeton, Geo Centre, St. John’s, NL 
                                     A Matter of Clay III, Jonathon-Bancroft-Snell Galleries, London, ON
                                     The Makings, Willock and Sax Gallery, Banff, AB
              2010               Clay 2010, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
                                     West Meets East, curated by Ann Roberts, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON  
                                     The Art of Craft; Selected Works of Unity & Diversity, Cultural Olympiad, Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
                                     Comfort and Joy 2010, Newfoundland and Labrador Craft Council, St. John’s, NL
             2009                Teapots…No Drips Allowed, group exhibition, Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery, London, ON
                                     Masterpiece Contemporary 2009, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
             2008               Trio: 3, Alberta Craft Council at Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB 
                                    The Recipients exhibition, Alberta Craft Council Awards, ACC Gallery, Edmonton, AB
             2007               Affinity: Alberta Ceramics, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB
                                    Brew Ha-Ha, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
             2006               A Matter of Clay II; Repeats and the Occassional Pots, Jonathon-Bancroft-Snell Galleries, London, ON
                                    Contemporary Canadian Ceramics, Invitational Group exhibition, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB
             2005               Studio Ceramics in Canada, invitational, ACC members in Studio Ceramics in Canada, Gail Crawford, Alberta Craft
                                    Council Gallery, Edmonton
                                    In the Margins; Canadian Women Working in Clay, curator: Alexandra McCurdy, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS
                                    and Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, London, ON
                                   Guilty Pleasure, curator: Melanie Egan, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, O
            2004               Tea and Roses, curated by Evelyn Grant, Leighton Art Centre, Calgary, AB
            2003               Genius Loci, invitational, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
                                   Mugs and Jugs; Vessels of Libation, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
            2002               1000 Miles Apart, Allied Arts Centre, Red Deer, AB
                                   Virtuosity, participant exhibition, “Aesthetics of Skill” conference, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                                   2001  Tea Party III, Prime Gallery, Toronto, ON
                                   Ceramica del Norte, The Works Visual Arts Festival, Edmonton, AB
                                   2000  Air- O- Dynamics, Medalta Residency Program, Medicine Hat Public Library, Medicine Hat, AB
                                   Renewal,  Electrum Design Studio, Edmonton, AB
           1999                Legacies, Medalta International Artists in Residence Program’s AIR Show 99, Medicine Hat, AB  
                                   Curio, York Quay Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON  
           1998                Faculty Exhibition, Faculty of Extensions- Fine Arts, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB 
                                   Keramos, The Works- A Visual Arts Celebration, Edmonton, AB
           1997                Blast from the Past, Past Artists’ in Residence of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB
                                   Another Group of Seven, Newzones Art Gallery, Calgary, AB
                                   Vessels in Celebration, Alberta Potters’ Association 25th Commemorative Exhibition, Medicine Hat Museum, 
                                   Medicine Hat, AB 
          1996                 Vessels in Celebration, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario and Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
                                   Paperclay, group exhibition,Greek/ Canadian Intercultural Ceramic Symposium, Phase I, Banff Centre on 8th
                                   Gallery, Calgary, AB
                                   Walter Ostrom – The Advocacy of Pottery, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS 
         1995                  Ground Connection, Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Inc., St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre, Winnipeg, MB
                                   North by Northwest; Clay in Canada, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary and Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
         1994                  Containment- The Space Within, The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo, ON
         1992                  North; Hot Clay from Cold Climates, selected artists from Alaska/ U.S.A., Finland, Sweden, Norway, Latvia,
                                   Estonia, Russia, Lithuania and Canada, The Works Arts Festival, Edmonton, AB
                                   Selected Artists of Franklin Silverstone Gallery, at Olga Korpur Gallery, Toronto, ON

                                    International Exhibitions: 

          2012                  Ceramics from Four Continents, The Studio Gallery, Yallingup, Western Australia
                                    Potober, Ceramic Arts Association of Western Australia, Showcase Gallery, North Perth, WA 
          2009                  Unity and Diversity, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, (organized by Canadian Crafts Federation and Alberta  
                                    Craft Councils for Alberta section), Cheongju, Korea
          2008                  International Biennial of Contemporary Teapots, invitational, Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum, Shanghai, China 
          2006                  30/30, Invitational, Lill Street Art Center, Chicago, IL
                                    The Ceramic Surface- Four Approaches, Opus 6ix Gallery, Eugene, OR
                                    Tea: Engaging the Senses-From Cuppa to Ceremony, Teapot Invitational, White Lotus Gallery, Eugene, OR
                                    Clay Lane, Lane Community College Gallery, Eugene, OR
          2004                  Canadian Potters, Red Star Sudios, Kansas City, Missourri
          2001                  Cup 2001, Fifth Element Gallery, Portland, OR
          2000                  Mexico/ Canada International Ceramics Exchange Exhibition, Museo Poblano de Arte Virreinal, Puebla, Mexico
          1998                  Teapots, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, Maine
          1997                  Labyrinth, The Center for Contemporary Art, Rethymnon, Crete
                                    Another Group of Seven, Community College of Southern Nevada, NCECA Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
          1995                  Ground Connection, Wyman Building, N.C.E.C.A. ‘95; Borderline Clay Conference, Minneapolis, MN  
          1993                  Clay North: 10 Artists from the Canadian Prairies, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona
          1991                  A House of Clay, Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
                                    Kanadisk Keramik; Canadian Ceramics, Galleri Aktvel Kunst, Oslo, Norway

                                     Publications and Bibliography:

           2017                “Delighting the Eye” and cover image, Pottery Making Illustrated, Ceramic Arts Network, Nov./Dec. 2017
​           2017                 Relational Learning: ACAD Ceramics Visiting Artists—The First 3 Decades, co-coordinators Julia Krueger and  
                                    Katrina Chaytor, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD, 2017
           2016                 Made in Calgary: An Exploration of Art from the 1960s to the 2000s, editors: Moir, Lindsay and Kjorlien, Melanie,
                                    contributors: Laviolette, Mary-Beth and Moppett, Ronald; Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB, pub. 2016
           2015                 East Coast Living, Fall 2015, “Currents”, p. 12-13
           2014                 Hulch, Kevin A. American iPottery; interactive ebook
           2013                 500 Teapots, second edition, Lark Books, Asheville, NC
                                    Catalyst, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, AB
           2012                 The Best of 500 Ceramics, Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina 
           2011                 A Matter of Clay III, catalogue, Jonathon-Bancroft-Snell Galleries, London, ON
           2010                 500 Vases, Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina
                                    Tipton, Barbara. “The Language of Pattern”; Ceramics Review, London, England, Issue 241
                                   “Katrina Chaytor in Practice: Making a Teapot”, Ceramics Review, London, England, Issue 241
                                   "Clay 2010", colour catalogue, Alberta Craft Council, Edmonton, AB
                                   "Unity and Diversity", colour catalogue, Canadian Crafts Federation
                                    Roberts, Anne. West Meets East, colour brochure, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, ON
          2008                 "Masterpiece Contemporary 2009", colour catalogue, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB 
                                    den Hartog, Kristen. “Canadians in China”, Ceramics Technical, Wyoming, No.27 (2008)
                                    Gogarty, Amy. “Relational Ceramics”, Cahiers métiers d’art Craft Journal, Volume 1, # 2
          2007                 “Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”, catalogue with essay by Amy Gogarty, foreward by curators Joanne Marion and 
                                    Les Manning, invitational, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, AB
                                    Dana Plasse, Sabina. “Beauty and Function Make History”, Idaho Express, 06/20/2007
         2006                   Pederson, Susan. “Ceramic Riches”, Eugene Weekly, 03/23/2006  
                                    Gogarty, Amy. “Contemporary Canadian Ceramics”, Galleries West, online review
         2005                   Crawford, Gail. Studio Ceramics in Canada, Goose Lane Editions, Fredricton, NB, in association with Gardiner
                                    Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, ON, p.p 218, 220
                                    Salahub, Dr. Jennifer E., “Chaytor and Payce; Domestic”, FUSION, Ontario Clay and Glass Association, Winter/05
                                    SHAW TV, Arts and Entertainment, for “Domestic” exhibition, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
        2004                    Hopper, Robin. Making Marks; Discovering the Ceramic Surface, kp Books, Iola, Wisconsin
        2002                    500 Teapots, Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina
        2001                    Hopper, Robin. The Ceramic Spectrum, second edition, Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin
        1997                    Chaytor, Katrina. “ Marching on to a Distant and Unwrinkled Land”, INTouch, Alberta Potters’ Association Newsletter, 
                                    December. 1997, (title - quote from poet Odysseus Elytis, Axion Esti; Psalm XVIII), 
                                    Garneau, David. “Ceramics in the Post Art Age”, , FFWD Weekly, Calgary
        1996                    The Best of Pottery, Rockport Publishers, Rockport, Massachusetts
                                   "Walter Ostrom - The Advocacy of Pottery", exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
                                    Gogarty, Amy. “Ground Connection”, Ceramic Art and Perception, Issue 26
        1995                   “Emerging Talent,” NCECA 1995 Journal; BORDERLINE CLAY, National Council on Education for the Ceramic
                                    Arts, Key Connections, Carbondale, Illinois, Volume 16/95 
                                    Gogarty, Amy. "Ground Connection", exhibition catalogue, Mentoring Artists’ for Women’s Art Inc., Winnipeg, MB
                                   "Changing Artitudes", Muttart Public Art Gallery Publication, Calgary, Alberta, Volume 7, Issue 3, May/June 95 
                                   “Up Front,” Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, Ohio, Volume 43, #4, April/95 
        1994                   “A Playful Notion of Function,” CONTACT Magazine, Alberta Potters’ Association Publication, Spring Issue, #96 
                                   "Mary Dryburgh - Paper/ Katrina Rozman - Clay", exhibition catalogue, Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
                                    Roberts, Anne. "Containment; The Space Within", Exhibition catalogue, Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery,Waterloo  
        1991                    The Claridge Collection, Claridge, Montreal, Quebec
        1990                   “Profile,” CONTACT Magazine, Alberta Potters’ Association Publication, Calgary, Alberta, Summer Issue, #81 
        1989                   “The Duality of Earthenware,” CONTACT Magazine, Alberta Potters’ Association, November Issue, # 70


                                    Selected Grants and Awards: 

        2012                                   Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
        2010                                   Award of Honour, Alberta Craft Council Awards, Edmonton, AB
        2007                                   Alberta Foundation for the Arts Grant
        2012/10/06/05/04/03/02     ACAD Professional Development and Research Grant
        2001                                   Crafts B Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts
        2000/1997                          Travel Grant, The Canada Council for the Arts
        1997                                   Alberta Potters’ Association Scholarship
        1999/1997                          Visual Arts Project Grant, Alberta Foundation for the Arts
        1994/1992                          Crafts Grant, Manitoba Arts Council
        1993/1990 and 1989          Short Term Project Grant, Manitoba Arts Council 


                                  Public, Coporate and Major Private Collections: 
        3M Canada Inc.  
        Comcheq
        Alberta Foundation For the Arts  
        Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
        Visual Art Bank - Manitoba Arts Council  
        Burlington Art Centre
        The Canada Council Art Bank  
        Claridge Collection
        Art Gallery of Nova Scotia  
        New Brunswick Museum
        Raphael Yu – major private collection  
        The City of Calgary Civic Art Collection
        Shanghai Arts and Crafts Museum, Shanghai, China
        Canadian Ceramic Artists Charter Ceramics Collection, Fule International Ceramics Art Museums, FuPing, Shaanxi, China