Faith Connor

                                                                                                                                                                       Email: ficonnor@comcast.net

Website: faithconnorporcelain.com

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Cum Laude and a Common Wealth Scholar.  Along with multiple courses on hand building and wheel throwing, I have had classes specifically focused on glaze and clay formulation, mold-making, and kiln building.

Exhibitions

2018

The State of Clay - Parsons Gallery, Lexington MA. Juror: Emily Zilber

Atmospheric - Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans LA. Juror: Linda Christianson

Sweet Suggestions - Krikorian Gallery, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA. Juror: Nicole Aquilano

2017

Project Network Exhibition – Apple House Gallery, Skælskør DEN.

Strictly Functional Pottery National – Kevin Lehman’s Pottery, Lancaster PA. Juror: Linda Sikora.

Dish – Medalta, Medicine Hat CAN. Juror: Julia Galloway.

5th Annual Cup Show – Studio 550 Arts Center, Manchester NH. Juror: Martha Grover

Me, Myself and I – Clay Art Center, Port Chester NY. Juror: Kathy King

Small Works – Groundwork, New Bedford MA. Juror: Jake Ginga

Bowl Show – Gallery Store, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA. Juror: Candace Casey

The Gustin Woodkiln: Gifts from the Fire - Arch Contemporary Ceramics, Tiverton RI. Jurors: Chris Gustin and Shauna Cahill

Cup ShowGallery Store, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester MA. Juror: Candace Casey

2016

BFA Exhibition - the New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford MA. Juror: Jaime Uretsky.

Strictly Functional Pottery NationalKevin Lehman’s Pottery, Lancaster,PA. Juror: Simon Leach.

Friends of Fire – Chris Gustin Gallery, Dartmouth MA. Juror: Seth Rainville.

2015

Pre-NCECA - Gallery 65 in New Bedford, MA. Juror: James Lawton.

Solo exhibition; Myth and Fable - Gallery 244 at the Star Store in New Bedford, MA. Presented my honors thesis.  At this point I will have been the only undergraduate student to have been asked to have a solo exhibition at the gallery in 2015.  I was recommended to be able to do this both by my peers, as well as graduate students and professors with whom I have had the opportunity to work.

Other

Fall 2014-Spring 2016 – Vice president of Anagama Club. Duties for this position include preparing for firing the wood kiln on our campus, organizing fundraisers for the club (such as raku firings during family festivals), and participating in firing Chris Gustin’s Anagama kiln once a semester.

Fall 2015- Spring 2016 - Secretary of Ceramics Club, which included duties of emailing the club members about club opportunities and events, organizing fundraising for the club, and organizing the annual holiday sale for the Artisanry department.

I have been one of only two students chosen by James Lawton to work in his personal studio with glazing and prep (fall 2014, spring 2015, and summer 2016) and on his piece for the Slocum River Project (summer 2015).