Abbreviated Resume
JOHN JESSIMAN

In 2006 my house was totally destroyed by fire. With it I lost all records. This list is of the most important professional activities reconstructed with as much accuracy as possible.

 

Education:

1963 M.F.A. College of Ceramics, Alfred

1961 B.S. Ball State University, B.S. studio art

 

Teaching experience:

1962 Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Ceramics, Alfred

1962 and 1963 Summer School Instructor, College of Ceramics, Alfred

1976 Summer Session Instructor, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT.

1963 - 1996 Professor of Art, New York State University, Cortland, N.Y.

2001 to the Present, Founder and Resident Director, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA.

 

Selected National and International Exhibitions:

2017 “Shino Spendid” DC Clay Connection – Washington DC

2017 The Academy of the Arts – Lynchburg, VA

2016 Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2016 “A Life in Clay” Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2014 Lil Street Art Center, Chicago, IL

2013 Tea Bowl exhibit – Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY

2012 “CCF Group Exhibit” – Juniata College, Huntington, PA

2012 Wood Fire International, Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO

2012 Tea Bowl International, KC Ceramics, Kansas City, MO.

2012 Tea Bowl Invitational, Pots Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012 “Invitational” Portsmouth Muaeum, VA

2012 “CCF Anniversary Exhibit” Earlham College, Richmond, IN

2010 “On the shoulders of Giants” Western Georgia University, GA

2010 “Coe College exhibit” Cedar Rapids, IO.

2009 “Cub Creek Exhibition” Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA.

2007 “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wood” Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA.

2006 “Clay Annual” Wad Clay Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

2006 “The Useful Teapot” Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA.

2006 “Hotchkiss Invitational” Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT.

2006 “National Wood Fire / Salt Glaze Exhibition” PLAC, Newport News, VA.

2004 “International Wood Fire Exhibition” Cedar Rapids, IA.

2003 “Five American Potters” Tho Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2001 “River of Fire” Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

1996 “Munson Williams Proctor” Utica, NY

1995 “Four Decades of Alfred Ceramics” (one person selected from each decade) Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1995 “National Ceramics Exhibition, Hazelton, PA.

1993 “National Ceramic Invitational, Farrell Gallery, Washington, DC.

1981 “Six American Ceramic Artists, Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1980 “National Juried Ceramic Exhibition, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC.

1979 “Material Images” Four person Exhibition, Arts Latitude, New York, NY.

1979 “National Invitational Salt Glaze Exhibition, Craftsmans Gallery, Scarsdale, NY.

1976 “Invitational Exhibit” Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1976 “Radial 80” Xerox Corporation Gallery, Rochester, NY.

1971 “Arts in Other Media” Rockford Museum, Rockford, IL.

1971 “Scripps Annual” Scripps College, Claremont, CA.

1971 “Arts USA II” Northern Illinois University, IL.

1971 “Skidmore Invitational” Skidmore College, NY.

1967 “Syracuse National” Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY

1965 “Syracuse National” Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY.

1965 “Invitational Craft Exhibition” Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

1963 “Syracuse National” Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY.

1961 “Young Americans” Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY.

 

One and Two Person Exhibits:

2010 Two Person - Gandee Gallery, Fabius, NY

2006 One Person - Chameleon Gallery, Cazenovia, NY.

2004 Two Person - Ball State Gallery, Muncie, IN.

2003 Two person - Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, Cortland, NY.

1998 One Person - Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY.

1980 One Person - Hanover Square Gallery, Syracuse, NY.

1979 Two Person - New State Arts Council Arts Council Gallery, NY.

1976 One Person - G.W. Bliss Gallery, Skaneatles, NY.

1975 Two Person - Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, Cortland, NY.

1969 One Person - Hawthorne Gallery, Skidmore College, NY.

1969 One Person - Artists Gallery, Binghamton, NY.

 

Workshops and Lectures:

2016 Lecture- Columbia College, Columbia, MO

2015 Workshop- Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2015 Workshop- Lil Street Art Center, Chicago, IL

2012 Workshop - Eastern Tennessee Univ. Johnson City, TN

2012 Workshop - Earlham College, Richmond, IN

2010 Workshop - Western University of Georgia, GA

2008 Workshop with Don Reitz (The Don and John Show) at Western NC University,

2007 Workshop - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.

2006 Workshop - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2004 Workshop - Virginia Museum School, Richmond, VA

2004 Workshop - International Wood Fire Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA

1996 Workshop - Munson Williams Proctor” Utica, NY

1994 Wood Fire Workshop, University of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, AZ

1983 Lecture “Egyptian Red Figured Vases” Cortland NY

1981 Workshop - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1976 Wood Fire Workshop at Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT

1974 Workshop at University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1970 Workshop at Skidmore College, NY