Kelli Damron

ceramic sculptor

Education

Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics, 2001
School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, 1995, cum laude
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

Selected Exhibitions

2007

Baker University Show, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS
Cups Coming Together, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2006

YEA! Young Emerging Artists, The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY
Thirty-Five Years of Ceramics at Northwest: The Russell Schmaljohn Alumni Collection and Exhibit, Olive DeLuce Gallery, Maryville, MO

2005

The Figure Manifest, Center Gallery at Old Church, Demarest, NJ
Enduring Legacy: The Richard Hirsch Influence, Schmidt Art Center, Bellville, IL
The Uncommon Denominator, The Whole Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Emanations, Cecil County Arts Center, Elkton, MD
Annual Members' Holiday Show, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2004

Art Objects Just a Little Off Center, Zoe & Floyd Gallery, Seymour, CT
The Uncommon Denominator, NTID Gallery, Rochester, NY; traveling show including NCECA 2005
Generations 04, AIR Gallery, New York, NY 2003
Sculpture Renaissance: the Figure, Yonkers Room Gallery, Yonkers, NY

2003

Clay Art Center in Labin, Gradska Galerija, Labin, Croatia
Potter's Gold, Belski Museum, Closter, NJ
Ceramic Visions, Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers, NY
Faculty Exhibition, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2002

Annual Members' Holiday Show, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Voluptuosity, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY Solo Exhibition
School for American Crafts Alumni Exhibition 2002, Bausch & Lomb Gallery, Rochester, NY
Between Art and Craft: Objects with Purpose, Gallery at Ontaru, Lewisboro, NY
Faculty Exhibition, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

2001

Annual Members' Holiday Show, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
A Legacy in Clay, The Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY
Beauty and the Bath, The Gallery Upstairs, Rochester, NY
Robust Ideals,Bevier Gallery, RIT, Rochester, NY

2000

Naked Truth, The Gallery Upstairs, Rochester, NY
Spiritual Art, Gallery R, Rochester, NY
School for American Crafts Honors Show, Student Alumni Union, RIT, Rochester, NY

Past

Annual Student Show, The Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC
GW Ceramics 25th Anniversary, The Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC, First Prize
Annual Awards Show, The Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC
Annual Student Ceramics Show, The Colonnade Gallery, Washington, DC
Annual Student Show, The Dimock Gallery, Washington, DC

Workshops/Lectures

2007

Guest Artist, De La Salle High School, Kansas City, MO

2006

Workshop & Slide Lecture, Hofstra University, Hampstead, NY

2004

Slide Lecture, Columbia Teachers College, New York, NY

2003

Workshop & Slide Lecture, Gradska Galerija, Labin, Croatia
Guest Critique Artist, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Workshop & Slide Lecture, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Demonstration & Slide Lecture, Hudson River Potters, Port Chester, NY

2002

Workshop & Slide Lecture, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY

Selected Publications

500 Figures in Clay, Leslie Ferrin, Lark Books, Publication Forthcoming
Character of Image and the Image of Character, Tenille Blair-Neff, “Ceramic Art and Perception”, September, 2004
Reviews, Ruth Berelson, “American Ceramics”, issue 14/3, 2004

Selected Collections

Mark Friedlander, Permanent Collection. Baltimore, MD
Judith and Martin Schwartz Permanent Collection. Armonk, NY
Julia Galloway, Permanent Collection. Rochester, NY
Dean Spong, Permanent Collection. Rochester, NY