Tom Kendall

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Professional Experience

Workshop, Single Fired Porcelain, Monroe Community College, Monroe, MIchigan, 2007
Award, State Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, 2005
Workshop, Single Fired Porcelain, Michigan Mud Conference, 2005
Workshop, Single Fired Porcelain, Ella Sharp Museum, 2004
Workshop, Single Fired Porcelain, Kalamazoo, Institute of Arts, 2004
Workshop, Single Fired Porcelain, KVCC, MI 2003
Juror, On-Site, Ann Arbor Summer Fair, 2000, 2001
Juror, Kalamazoo Valley Community College Student Exhibition, 1999
Juror, Midwest Museum of Art, Art Fair, 1996
Advisory Panel: Education for the Arts, KVISD. 1994-1996
Chair, Financial Affairs Committee, Kalamazoo Ballet Company, 1991
Co-Owner, Karen Kendall Gallery, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1990-1994
Coordinator, Summer Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1988-1995
Instructor, WMU Summer Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995
Workshop, Lansing Potters Guild, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Workshop, Merimac College, St Louis, 1990
Wheel Throwing Demonstration, Michigan Potters Association Conference, 1990
Juror, Youth Exposition, Fine Arts Division, Battle Creek, MI, 1987-1990
Visiting Artist, Penland School of Crafts, NC, 1985
Juror, Bronson Park Art Fair, MI, 1984, 1985
Visiting Artist, Castle Hill Center for the Arts, Mass, 1984, 1985
Workshop, Art Institute of Chicago, 1984
Author, "Computer Glaze Calculation", Ceramics Monthly, 1984
Author, "Glaze Calc", computer program for glaze calculation, CR 1983
Instructor, Penland School of Crafts, NC, 1983
Workshop, Eastern Illinois University, 1983
Workshop, Central Michigan University, 1982
Curator, "Contemporary Ceramics: The Artist's Viewpoint"
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,1977
Workshop, Michigan State University, 1976
Juror, Fine Arts Division, Indiana State Fair, 1976, 1977
Juror, St Joseph Art Fair, MI, 1975
Ceramics Workshop, Valparaiso University, 1974

Collections
Carnegie Collection of Decorative Art, Smithsonian Institute, New York
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts Permanent Collection
Pharmacia Upjohn Corporate Collection
Citicorp Corporate Collection
Humphrey Products Corporate Collection
State of Michigan Collection
State of Illinois Collection
Illinois State University Collection
Bob and Pat LaMothe, Private Collection
Bill and Ann Hunt, Private Collection
De Tocqueville Award Commission
Bronson Hospital Commission, architectural scale sun dial , 2000
Richland Community Library, Tile Panel, 2003

Selected Exhibitions * denotes award
Teapot Exhibition, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI 2006
Teapot Exhibition, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 2006
Teapot Exhibition, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak. MI, 2005
Vessels Exhibition, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI 2004
Invitational Dinnerware Exhibition, Charlie Cummings Studio, Ft Wayne, IN 2004
American Craft Council Craft Market, Atlanta, GA, 2005
American Craft Council Craft Market, St Paul, MN, 2005, 2007
Sculptural Vessels, Holland Arts Council, MI 2004
State Street Area Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Award, 2005*
Royal Oak Clay and Glass, Merit Award, 2003
Earthly Treasures, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit MI , 1999-2004
Strickly Funtional National Competition, Ephrata PA, 1999 * People Choice Award
Alternative Firing Exhibition, Krasl Art Center, St Joseph MI, 1999
The Garden Party, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit MI, 1999-2005
Kalamazoo Art Fair, MI 1999 * 2nd Place Award
St Joseph Art Fair, MI 199-2005
Fountain Square Art Fair, IL 1998, 1999
Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia PA, 1998-2008
American Craft Council Craft Market Springfield MA, 1999, 2000
American Craft Council Craft Market, Baltimore MD, 1999-2007
American Craft Council Craft Market, Chicago IL 1998-2001
Solo Exhibit, W.R Monroe Museum MI, 1998
Invitational, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit MI, 1997
The Bowl Show: Mindscape Gallery, Evanston Il, 1997
Holiday Exhibit, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond,VA 1997
Invitational Exhibit: "The Artful Cup", Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 1996
Solo Exhibit, Carnegie Center for the Arts MI, 1994
Solo Exhibit, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts MI 1993
Raku Exhibit, Karen Kendall Gallery MI 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Pewabic Pottery Holiday Exhibit, Detroit MI, 1987-1994
Invitational Exhibit, Utilitarian Ceramics, Craft Alliance, St. Louis MO, 1989
KIA Traveling Faculty Exhibit, Art Source Gallery, Flint MI, 1988
Invitational, Battle Creek Art Center MI, 1988
Kalamazoo Area Show, MI: 1998, 1990,1989, 1987, 1986, 1985*, 1983, 1980, 1979, 1978
Invitational, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit MI, 1988
Porcelain and Raku, DeMatt Gallery, Lansing MI, 1986
Invitational Exhibit, Early Members of the Craft Alliance, St. Louis MO,1985
Michigan Ceramics Competition, 1984, 1985*
Kalamazoo Insitiute Arts Festival, 1972-2001
Dinnerware Invitational, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, 1984
Solo Exhibit, 617 Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI, 1984
Invitational, "Crafts in the Carnegie Mansion", New York, NY, 1981*
Functional Ceramics, Invitational, Wooster College, OH, 1980
Invitational, Eastern Michigan University, 1979
Raku V, National Competition, Peters Valley, N.J., 1979
Beaux Arts, Competition, Columbus, OH, 1979, 1975
Marietta Craft National, OH, 1978
Park Forest Art Festival, 1969-1978 *
Ceramics Invitational, Calvin College, 1977
Michigan Art Competition, Midland, MI, 1975
Mid-Michigan Competition, Lansing, MI, 1976*
Craft Commitment: Clay, Competition, Rochester MN, 1974
Invitational, Young Professionals, Craft Alliance Gallery, MO, 1973
Midwest Craft Biennial, Evanston IN, 1970

Education
Bachelor of Science, Ceramics, Illinois State University, 1971
Master of Science, Ceramics, Illinois State University, 1973

Work Experience
Studio Potter, 1973-present
Executive Director, Hand Workshop Art Center, 1996-1997
Director of the School, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1980-1996
Chair, Ceramics Department, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 1973-96
Instructor, Kalamazoo College, MI, 1986, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999

 
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