Dr. Margaret Carney

Ceramic Art Historian

World Ceramics: Neolithic through Contemporary

margaretcarney@sbcglobal.net

 

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EXHIBITIONS  CURATED:  A SELECTION

 

From Spark Plugs to Tiles:  Flint Faience, Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, September 24 - November 28, 2005.

 

Visual Perspectives:  14 Years of  the Virginia A. Groot   Awards, exhibition curated  for the Virginia A. Groot Foundation, two Chicago venues including Navy Pier during the S.O.F.A. (Sculpture, Objects, and Functional Art) Chicago International Art Exposition, and 215 West Superior Street, Chicago, October 24-27, 2002.

 

Unforgettable Dinnerware, exhibition guest curated for the Corning Incorporated Gallery at Steuben, Madison Avenue, New York City, May–August 2002 (cancelled due to Gallery closing related to September 11, 2001 events).

 

Acquisitions from A to Z, The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, October 9, 2001 – February 28, 2002.

 

Glidden Pottery,  the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, April 12 – September 27, 2001.

 

David Shaner:  the gifts he has made,  S.O.F.A. Chicago Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, November 205, 2000 and the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, November 9, 2000 – January 18, 2001.

 

The Binns Medalists, the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic  Art, New York State College of Ceramics,  Alfred, New York, April 8 – October 19, 2000.

 

Jack Earl Ceramics,  the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, January  13 – March 30, 2000.

 

The Alfred Asia Connection:  The Asia Alfred Reflection, exhibition shared by the Taipei Gallery, New York City, May 13, 1999 - June 18, 1999, and the International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, New York, September 18 - December 16, 1999. 

 

Not Just Another Library:  The Arthur E. Baggs Memorial Library Collection at the Ohio State University, exhibition curated for the Baggs Memorial Library at Ohio State University, the Department of Ceramics at the O.S.U. and the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference March 17-20, 1999, Columbus, Ohio.

 

Lost Molds and Found Dinnerware: Rediscovering Eva Zeisel's Hallcraft, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, February 11 - September 9, 1999.

 

Premeditated Function:  The Corsaw Collection of American Ceramics, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, September 24, 1998 - February 4, 1999.

 

The Stonewares of Charles Fergus Binns:  Father of American Studio Ceramics, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, April 18 - July 23, 1998, and then traveling to the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., September 11, 1998-January 3, 1999; The Museum of Arts & Sciences in Macon, Georgia, January 24-March 14, 1999; the Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa, April 11 - June 27, 1999; the Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, September 12 - November 2, 1999; and the Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, August 20-October 8, 2000.

 

The Students of Binns, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, March 18 - September 18, 1998.

 

Ted Randall:  Works from Five Decades at Alfred,  the International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, January 29 - March 11, 1998.

 

Ted Randall:  Works from Five Decades at Alfred, S.O.F.A. Chicago, (Sculpture Objects and Functional Art), Chicago Navy Pier,  October 17-19, 1997.

 

Wall-to-wall Wesp, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, March 13 - June 13, 1997.

 

Handle With Care, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, October 19, 1996 - February 14, 1997.

 

Selection from the MFA Gloryhole Collection, the International Museum of Ceramic Art, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York, October 10, 1996 - 2001.

 

Alfred Teaches Ceramics, 1900-1996, the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York, March 14 - September 15, 1996.

 

Teaching Tools:  the Museum Collection at Alfred, the International Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York, March 14, 1996 - 2001.

 

What You Give Away You Keep Forever:  The Vivika and Otto Heino Retrospective, exhibition and catalogue, the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York, October 19 - December 10, 1995.

 

White Whitewares, special exhibition in conjunction with the Whitewares Conference, the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York, July 6 - September 17, 1995.

 

Casual Collection, 1960-1980 -- the Robert Turner Gloryhole Collection, a special exhibition at the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York, January 1995 - June 12, 1995.

 

About Face!(figuratively speaking),  a special exhibition focusing on a world view of the face as a  visual image in clay, at the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, September  1994-December 1994, the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York.

      

Ceramics Just Uncrated!, special exhibition of new acquisitions at the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University,  Alfred, New York, April 7 - June 20, 1994.

 

Fifty Years of MFA Ceramic Art at Alfred, 1943-1993,   special exhibition for Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Chicago Navy Pier,        October 7-10, 1993, and the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, Alfred, New York, January  20, - March 28, 1994.

 

Asian Ceramics in Alfred Collections,  January 28 - June 11, 1993, exhibition at the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York.  Illustrated catalogue accompanied the exhibit.

 

Charles Fergus Binns Stonewares:  A Chair Must Invite the Sitter,  January 15 - June 14, 1992,  exhibition at the Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred, New York State College of Ceramics  at Alfred University, Alfred, New York.  Illustrated catalogue accompanied the exhibit.     

 

Special exhibition for Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, The Museum of Ceramic Art at Alfred:  Still New After Ninety Years, Chicago Navy Pier, September 19-22, 1991.                    

Iowa Collects Asian Art,  an exhibition showing the depth and breadth of Asian art in Iowa's museums and private collections, presented at Blanden Memorial Art Museum and the University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, Iowa, Fall 1990 - Spring 1991.  Illustrated catalogue accompanied exhibition.

 

Year of the Horse, an exhibition featuring the horse in art, shown during the Chinese calendar Year of the Horse, year 4688.  Exhibit focused on the   horse as subject matter in art from 12 cultures and utilizing more than 14 different media.  Shown at Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, April 29 through May 27, 1990.

 

Born in Fort Dodge:  Five Artists,  an exhibition featuring the artwork of five important artists, all of whom were born in Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Focus on the work of Daniel Rhodes, Tom Savage, Edna Hogan, Corita Kent, and James Butler.  Shown at Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, April 1 - 29, 1990.

 

Chinese Dailies,   an exhibition of objects from daily life in China, Neolithic times to 1989, including objects used in daily life from the emperors on down to the peasants.  Exhibited at Blanden Memorial Art        Museum, April 30 - June 18, 1989.

 

Collecting Art:  A Personal View  (The Charles P. Helsell Collection), an exhibition organized to highlight one Blanden donor's collection of prints, drawings, photographs, and paintings.  Exhibited at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, August  28 - September 25, 1988.

 

Color Fictions:  The First Decade of Daniel Smith Paintings,  a prospective rather than retrospective exhibition of paintings by Iowan Daniel Smith. Exhibited at the Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa, November 6 - December 11, 1988.

 

 

 

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