Paula Winokur




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Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA B.F.A., B.S.Ed., 1958
State University of New York at Alfred, NY, College of Ceramics, Summer, 1958
l973-2003 Arcadia University, Glenside, PA (professor emerita)
2006 International Academy of Ceramics
2003-2014 Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Board of Trustees
l996-2001 President: Tyler School of Art, Alumni Association
l992-2001 The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Advisory Board, Chair, Lecture series
l979-l982 Board of Directors: National Council in Education for the Ceramic Arts
GRANTS & AWARDS (selected)
2011 Smithsonian Archives of American Artists, Oral History Interview
2005 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Visual Artists Grant
2004 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts SOS grant
  Certificate of Honor: General Alumni Assoc. Temple University
2003 Professor of the Year, Arcadia University
  Leeway Window of Opportunity Grant
  Faculty Development Grant Arcadia University
2002 Fellow: American Crafts Council
1998 Finalist: Pew Foundation in the Arts
  Faculty Development Award (China)
1993 Faculty Development Award (Hungary)
1988 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship
1986 Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, Craftsman's Fellowship
1983 Fellow: National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts
1976 National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship
COLLECTIONS (selected)
2015 Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
2013 Racine Art Museum, WI
2012 Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
  Museum of Arts & Design (MAD (NY)
2010 Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX
  Dina & Jerry Wind Collection, PA
2005 Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2004 Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2002 Nanette Laitman, NY
2000 Mint Museum of Craft & Design
  Marlin Miller, PA
1999 Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art
1998 Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Institute, China
1996 Mark Grainer, VA
1995 Arthur Williams, New York, NY
1994 National Museum of American Art (Renwick Gallery), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
1993 The International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary
1993 Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Montreal, Canada
1992 American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1990 Peat Marwick, New York, NY
1988 Mr. George Arnold, Philadelphia, PA
  Dr. & Mrs. Harry Wollman, VT
1987 Mr. & Mrs. Carl Frieden, Clayton, MI
1986 Sandi & Larry Deitch, Pittsburgh, PA
  Edna Beron, New Jersey & Florida (deceased)
  Diane & Igal Silber, CA
1985 Sanford Besser, Little Rock, AK
1984 Gwen Smits, Los Angeles, CA
  Helen & Jack Bershad Philadelphia, PA
1980 Jack Lenor Larson, NY
1979 Connecticut State College, Ceramic Collection, CT
  Daniel Jacobs, New York, NY
  Joan Mannheimer Collection, Des Moines, IA
1978 Arizona State University, Ceramics Collection, Tempe, AZ
1976 Utah Museum of Art, Salt Lake City, UT
1973 Alberta Potters Association, Calgary, Canada
1972 Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE, Permanent Collection
1970 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, Permanent Collection
1960 Witte Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
2014 Tiles for Tables, Peter Marino, Architects, NY
2013 Tiles for Bathroom, Peter Mario, Architects, NY
2009 Fountain Wall, for Peter Marino, Architects, NY
2005 Garden Wall (tile piece) for Peter Marino Architects, NY
2001 Entry Ledge: Nanette Laitman, New York, NY
2000 Fireplace Tiles: Peter Marino Architects/New York, NY
1997 Fireplace “surround”, private residence, VT
  Fireplace “surround”, private residence, PA
1993 Five wall pieces: presented to the recipients of the Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Pennsylvania, PA
  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
  Fireplace Surround DR & Mrs. David Miller, New Hope, PA
1990 Lintel Hawaii School for Girls, Honolulu, HawaiiI
  Fireplace Surround Elizabeth Harris, Lynchburg, VA
1988 Fireplace Surround Private residence, Philadelphia, PA
  Sakkara, doorway installation Monmouth Museum of Art & the Squibb Gallery, Princeton, PA
1985 Fireplace Surround Dr. D. Gorenberg, Philadelphia, (Lance Brown, architect)
  Patrons Plate: Museum of American Jewish History
1983 Fireplace Surround Barbara Sosson/Mary Didier, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Wildscapes: With Ivan Stojakovic, Christian Duvernois Gallery, NY
  Glacial Dimensions/ Art & The Global Ice Melt With Diane Burko, Kean University, Burger Art Gallery, Union, N.J.
2015 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Material Legacy in conjunction with “Craft Now “ Philadelphia, PA
  Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
2014 Lancaster Art Museum, Lancaster, PA
2013 Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA
2010 Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Miranda Fine Arts, Port Chester, NY
2008 The Schmidt Gallery, Goggleworks Art Center, Reading, PA
2006 Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
2005 The Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland ( May - September)
  The Whole Gallery, Baltimore, MD ( in conjunction with NCECA conference)
2004 The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2003 Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
2001 Philadelphia International Airport: Terminal C
1999 Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1995 Long Island University, Southampton, NY
1994 Dorothy McCrae Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1992 Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1991 Napa Valley College Gallery, March/April
1990 Helen Drutt Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1981 Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA
  Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
1980 College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
1979 Jackie Chalkley Gallery, Washington DC
  University of Akron, Akron, OH
1978 Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1976 Contemporary Crafts, Portland, OR
1974 Nostalgia Et Cetera Crafts Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1972 Prints, Objects & Things, MD
1971 The American Hand Gallery, Washington, DC
1969 Newark Gallery, Newark, DE
1968 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
  Gallery 252, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Fellowship in Craft: The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
(with Robert Winokur, Rudy Staffel & William Daley)
  Continuum in Clay: Haystack Faculty, Fuller Craft Museum, MA
  Casting Plus, San Diego City College, CA
2014 Old Hands in Clay: NCECA at University of Wisconsin, Parkside, WI
2013 Gifts From America, The Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg, Russia
2012 20 Years Strong: Women Working in clay, Woman Made Gallery Chicago, IL
  New World: Timeless Visions, 45th General Assembly of the International Academy of Ceramics, Santa Fe, NM
  Foregrounding the Palisades, Wave Hill, Glyndor Gallery, Bronx, NY
  Without Boundaries, transformations in American Craft, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2011 C3 Create, Collect, Connect /Main Line Center for Arts, PA
2010 Beyond Sublime: Changing Nature, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR
  NCECA Invitational: Earth Matters, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
  Three Person Exhibition during NCECA 2010, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2004 "Standing Room Only" 60th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Claremont, CA
2003 Poetics of Clay: Houston Center for Contemporary Crafts, TX
2002 Fellows Exhibition: Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 International Biennial, Ichon, Korea
2000   Color & Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics: LA County Museum, CA
l998  NCECA Honors & Fellows Exhibition, Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, TX
l997   First Yixing Ceramic Invitational, Yixing, China
  Ceramic Still Life: The Common Object!, CA
  Ceramics from the International Ceramics studio  (Kesckemet Hungary ) at: Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales 
l996 NCECA Endowment Exhibition, Strong Museum, Rochester, NY
  East & West & South: International Ceramics Symposium, Tolgyfa Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
  Architectural Clay: The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
l992 A Decade of Craft: Recent Acquisitions, American Craft Museum, NY
  From the Ground Up: Moore College of Art, PA
  Contemporary Ceramics, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA 
l990  Contemporary Philadelphia Artists: Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
l989  American Clay Artists: Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
l986   Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York and traveling throughout U.S.A.
l984 Porcelain '84 :  Liberty Gallery, Louisville, KY
l981  Dionyse International, Gent Belgium
l980    American Porcelain: the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute. Washington DC (traveling, 3 years)
l977  Women's Symposium Exhibition, Univ. Of Indiana, Terre Haute, IN
l976 Philadelphia: 300 Years of American Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
  l00 Artists Celebrate 200 years: Fairtree Gallery, NY
l975  National Porcelain Exhibition: Loch Haven Art Center, FL
l974   Baroque'74: museum of Contemporary Crafts, NY
  Opening Exhibition: Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
l973     Craftsmen '73: Philadelphia Civic Center, PA
  20 Potters: American Crafts Council/ USIA: Traveling to 4 Far Eastern Embassies     
l972 9th annual Corning Crafts Show (jury award), Corning, NY
l970    Crafts '70 American Crafts Council (NE. Region), Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
l968 Ceramic Invitational: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
l966 Craftsmen U.S.A. Contemporary Crafts Museum, NY (merit award)
l964 23rd Ceramic National, Everson Museum, NY
l962  Young Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NY
l958    Young Americans, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NY
BIBLIOGRAPHY (Essays, reviews and photographs of work published) (selected)
2015  Master's of Craft: Philadelphia's American Craft Fellows
(Catalog of exhibitions at The Clay Studio & Philadelphia Art Alliance pp. 130-137 & 78-83)
2013 DAO Clay Form (Chinese publication), #2/8
Robert & Paula Winokur, "Two Separate Paths", cover story pp. 5-67, front & back covers
2010 Makers: Koplas & Metcalf,  pp. 408-409 
2010 Article: Winokurs & Vavrek at Rosenfeld Gallery, Ceramics: Art & Perception
2008 Article: New Ceramics Magazine, March/April 2008
2007 Review: Sculpture Magazine, December 2007
2006  Review of Arcadia Exhibition, Philadelphia Inquirer, Ed Sozanski, 11/12/06
2005 Paula Winokur's Poetic Earth, Ceramics: Art & Perception, Gerard Brown, #59
  World Famous Ceramic Art Studios: BaiMing, Hebei Fine Arts Publishing, Beijing PRC
2004     Honolulu Weekly: Review, Marcia Morse, "Nature Embodied," 12/8/04
2002    Fellows of the ACC Article: American Craft Magazine, October/November
2000   Photo: Color & Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics (Rizzoli)
  Article about work, Robin Rice, American Craft Magazine, April/May   
  Review of Solo Exhibition: Ed Sozanski, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/2/2000
l995 The New York Times Art Review: Phyllis Braff, 4/23/95
l993   "Winokur Landmarks," Ivy Barsky, Ceramics: Art & Perception, #13,
  The City Paper, review of Architectural Ceramics, Robin Reis, January
l992 The Craft & Art of Clay, Susan Peterson, p. 290
l991   American Ceramics Magazine, Helen Drutt Gallery, Chritine Liotti, December
l988 The History of American Ceramics, Elaine Levin, Abrams, pp. 275/281
l987  Architectural Ornamentalism Jim Kemp and Robert Peron
l986 The New Ceramics: Trends & Traditions, Peter Dormer, Thames & Hudson
  Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical: Exhibition Catalogue
l984  Studio Ceramics: Peter Lane, Chilton, pp. 66, 245 & back cover
l983  Images in Clay Sculpture, Charlotte Speight, pp. 162, 202
l981 Porcelain- Traditions and New Vision, Axel & Mcready pp. 48, 71,73,75
l978  "American Ceramics", The Studio Potter, Paul Donhauser
JUROR (selected)
2007       Abstract Ceramics: Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2004   National Ceramics Exhibition: Wallingford Art Center
1997    The Philadelphia Art Museum Craft Show, PA Convention Center
  Colorado Clay Annual, The Foothills Art Center
  The Ceramic League of Miami, Annual Eshibition
1996      Fleisher At Memorial: Challenge Exhibitions
1991 Visual Arts fellowships, New England Foundation for the Arts
1990    Juried Members Exhibition, NCECA
1987 Lakeshore Festival for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
1986    National Ceramics Exhibition: Radford University, VA
1982   Fleisher Art Memorial: Challenge Exhibitions
1984     The Philadelphia Craft  Show: Philadelphia Civic Center
1976  The Philadelphia Craft Show, Memorial Hall, PA
2009 Hays State University, Hays, Kansas
2006    Renwick Gallery/ Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington
2005   Philadelphia Art Alliance, Lecture: Philadelphia Clay Artists
2004    Anderson Ranch summer workshop, Aspen, Co
2002     Penland School of Crafts, Penland, Nort Carolina (residency)
2000     California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA
1998     Annual conference: NCECA: Fort Worth, Texas, demonstration & lecture
1997   Ceramic League of Miami, workshop & lectures
1996       Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
  Millersville University, Millersville, PA
1995   Ecola della Bella Artes, Valencia, Spain
  LaNapouleFoundation for Arts, LaNapoule, France
1994  Visiting Artist, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  Lecture; International Ceramic conference, Dumfries, Scotland
  Lecture: Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
  International Ceramic Symposium, International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemt, Hungary (residency)
1992 Women in Ceramics - Panel discussion with 3 other artists.
  The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, January 12
  University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, Visiting Artist, March 31-April 3
  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Visiting Artist, April 3-6
1991 Napa Valley College, Napa, CA (lecture and workshop), March
1990 Kentucky Art & Craft Society at Northern Kentucky University (lecture & workshop), October
  NCECA Conference, Cincinnati, OH, (Panel Keynote), March
1989 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October
  Visual Arts Center, Maui, September
  Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts, September
1988 Notre Dame University, February
1987 Wallingford Potters Guild, Wallingford, PA, March
  The Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, June
  Central Michigan University, October
  Midland Craft Center, Midland, MI, October
1986 Greenwich House Pottery, New York, January
  The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, February
  Radford University, Radford, VA, March
  NCECA Panel: Towards a New Curriculum, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March
1985 Wichita Art Association, Wichita, KS, March r
  Montgomery County Community College, PA, March
  Southwest Crafts Center, San Antonio, TX, July
  SUNY at New Paltz, New York, Decembe
1984 Mankato State University, Mankato, MN, January
  Washington Kiln Club, Arlington, VA, February
  The Clay House, Santa Monica, CA, April
  Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX, June
  The Arts Foundation, Long Beach Island, NJ, August
1983 Glassell School of Art, Lamar University, Houston, TX
  Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
  Sun Valley Center for the Arts and Humanities, Sun Valley, ID
  Appalachian School of Crafts, Smithville, TN
1982 State University of New York at New Paltz
1980 Workshop/Lecture: 63rd Street Y, New York, NY
  Workshop/Lecture: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  Summer: 3 week session - Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
1979 ACC/Greenwood Gallery, Workshop at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD
  Panel Presentation: "Women in Clay" - Moderator for National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, Annual Meeting, March
  Workshop: University of Akron, Akron, OH
  Workshop: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1978 John Abbot College, Montreal, Canada, March Frog Hollow Craft Center, VT, April
  Philadelphia Guild of Craftsmen, May
  Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Summer
  Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT, Summer
  New Hampshire Potters Guild, University of New Hampshire
1977 Wesleyan Potters Guild, March
  American Crafts Council: Two Approaches to Porcelain, Workshop with visiting English potter Jackie Poncelet at Greenwich House Pottery, New York, June
  American Crafts Council, Montgomery County College, Rockville, MD, June
  National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, Annual Meeting at Greeley, CO - Panel Moderator: Porcelain: A Variety of Approaches
1976 Drake University, Iowa, March
  Portland Sate University, July, 2 week summer workshop
  Peters Valley Craftsmen, April
  Delaware Arts Council, May
  NCECA, Baton Rouge, LA, Annual Meeting-Panel: Away from the Wheel American Crafts Council, Southeast Regional Conference: Porcelain Workshop, November
1975 Massachusetts Association of Craftsmen at Boston University Baruch College, New York, NY
  Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, FL
  Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY YMCA/Scarsdale, NY
1974/76 Peters Valley Craftsmen, Layton, NJ, Summer workshops
1974 Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ
1973 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA, Summer
  Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, Extended workshops
1972 University of Delaware, Newark, DE
1971 Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, Summer workshop 1970 Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
1967 W allingford Potters Guild, W allingford, PA
1966 Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, Summer