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Paul Linhares

87 South Chestnut St.
Fredericktown, OH 43019
(740) 694-0975
linhares@earthlink.net
www.mudskipperpottery.com

Education
  • Master of Fine Art, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, May 2000
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, May 1991
Professional Experience
  • Sole Proprietor - Mudskipper Pottery, Fredericktown, Ohio, July 1993 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor of Art – Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio, September 2001 –Present
  • Visiting Ceramics Faculty – Chautauqua institute School of Art, Chautauqua, New York, June 2001 and July 2002
  • Production Potter and Glaze Technician - Millcreek Stoneware, Coshocton, Ohio, November 1993 - August 1997
  • Potter’s Apprentice - Jeff Reed and Sarah MacFarland, Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 1993 - July 1993
  • Production Potter - Three Rivers Pottery, Coshocton, Ohio, September 1991 - October 1992
  • Class Instructor and Clay Shop Technician - the Student Center Craft Shop, Carbondale, Illinois, July 1990 - May 1991
Solo Exhibitions
  • Tableware, Zen Clay, Morgantown, West Virginia, November 2008
  • Fresh Pots, Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, April 2000
  • Recent Works, Zen Clay, Morgantown, West Virginia, July 1999
Invitational Exhibitions
  • Cups of Comfort and Joy, Meridith Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, November 2008
  • National Teapot Show VII, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, North Carolina, June 2008
  • Chautauqua Ceramics Invitational Retrospective Exhibit, NCECA 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2008 and Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua, New York, July 2008
  • Functional Ceramics 2005, Wayne Center For The Arts, Wooster, Ohio, March 2005
  • Gifts of the Craftsmen, Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio, November 2004
  • Rambunctious Clay Ceramics With Attitude, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio, August 2004
  • Butter Dish, Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Ashville, North Carolina, October 2004
Juried and Group Exhibitions
  • 16th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, East Petersburg, Pennsylvania, May 2008
  • Form Follows Function, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Illinois, September 2004
  • 12th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April 2004
  • Big Fish, Small Pot: An International Teapot Competition, Saddleback College Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, California, March 2004
  • Earth In Balance, A Regional Clay Competition, Rosewood Arts Centre, Kettering, Ohio, December 2003
  • 58th May Show, , Mansfield Arts Center, Mansfield, Ohio, April 2003
  • Fall Members Show, Mansfield Arts Center, Mansfield, Ohio, October 2002
  • Artists React to 9-11, Logan Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York, August 2002
  • 57th May Show, Mansfield Arts Center, Mansfield, Ohio, April 2002
  • Faculty Art 2002, Fine Arts Chapel Building, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio, March 2002
  • Faculty Show, Logan Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York, August 2001
  • 9th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April 2001
  • Utilitarian Ceramics National, Ameen Art Gallery, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, February 2000
  • Continuing the Search, Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, May 1999
  • NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, Fort Hays Metropolitan Arts Center, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, February 1999
  • Formal Tease, Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, May 1998
  • Paul Linhares - Ceramics, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, Ohio, September 1997
  • International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, March 1994, work included in the traveling exhibition
  • Studio Artist Show, Manitou Gallery, Business of Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, August 1993
  • Atrium Gallery Show, Atrium Gallery, Business of Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 1993
  • Sculpture In Your Outer Space, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois April 1991
  • Student Center Purchase Award Show, Carbondale, Illinois, March 1991
  • Rickert-Ziebolt Trust Award Show, Allen Hall, SIU, Carbondale, Illinois, March 1991
Honors and Awards
  • Best Of Show, Earth in Balance, Rosewood Arts Centre, Kettering, Ohio, December 2003
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Tuition and Stipend, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, August 1997 - May 2000
  • Permanent Collection Purchase, Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, Thibodaux, Louisiana, April 2000
  • Permanent Collection Purchase, Pomerene Fine Art Center, Coshocton, Ohio, January 1996
  • Best of Show in Clay, Springfield Art in the Park, Springfield, Ohio, June 1994
  • Pacer Corporation Purchase Award, International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, March 1994
  • Honorable Mention Award, Sculpture In Your Outer Space, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois April 1991
  • Talent Scholarship Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, November 1990
Publications
  • 500 Plates and Chargers, Lark Books, 2008, p. 73, 142
  • 500 Cups, Lark Books, 2004, p. 275
  • Ceramics Monthly, “Earth In Balance”, April 2004, p. 46
  • Dayton Daily News, “Commentary on contemporary world gives edge to clay medium,” November 2, 2003
  • The Dominion Post, “Guatemalan coffee gift to community,” December 5, 1999
  • The Coshocton Tribune, “Affordable Art,” December 7, 1995
  • Ceramics Monthly, “International Orton Cone Box Show”, January 1995, p. 29
Professional Activites
  • Guest Lecturer on Hand-built slipware, The Ohio State University, Mansfield, Ohio, August 2004
  • Artist Lecture, Ceramics Studio, Chautauqua Institution School of Art, Chautauqua, New York, July 2002
  • Visiting Artist Demonstrations, The Craft Shop, Braxton Towers, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, April 1999
  • Artists’ Panel Discussion, NCECA Regional Student Juried Exhibition, Fort Hays Metropolitan Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio, March 1999
  • Visiting Artist Demonstrations, Mount Vernon Nazarene College, Mount Vernon, Ohio, September 1997
  • Visiting Artist Demonstrations, Meramec Community College, St. Louis, Missouri, May 1995
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