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Tony Marsh




1988        New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, MFA

1978- 81 Shimaoka Pottery, Mashiko, Japan

                 Assistant to Mr. Shimaoka (Named Living National Treasure 1996)

1978        California State University, Long Beach, BFA


Visiting Artist - Workshops and Invited Lectures   2016 - 1987

Closing Lecture NCECA / Minneapolis  2019

Everson Museum of Art, Funk to Punk Symposium, Syracuse, NY

Seward Park Studios, Seattle, Experimental Workshop “The Hand” w/ Tip Toland

University of Notre Dame, Ceramic Art Collaborative, South Bend

NCECA Panel Moderator: Transcultural Hybrid, Contemporary Korean Ceramics

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2015, Invited Lecture / S. Korea

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2015, Invited Lecture / S. Korea

Seoul Woman’s University, S. Korea

Reedley College, Fresno CA

Rhode Island School of Design 

University Colorado Boulder

University Georgia, Athens

NCECA 2014 Milwaukee  

Archie Bray Foundation

CCACA Conference Davis, CA

San Diego State University

Fresno State University

University Southern California

El Camino College

University Nebraska Lincoln

Rhode Island School of Design

Anderson Ranch, Colorado

University Missouri, Columbia

Northern Clay Center  Minn, MN

University Georgia Athens/Cortona, Italy Studies Abroad Program

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minn

San Jose State University

Tainan Graduate School of Ceramic Art, Taiwan

Santa Fe Clay, New Mexico

Haystack School of Craft,  Deer Isle Maine

Anderson Ranch, Colorado, Summer Workshop 03

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto 2/03

Rochester Institute of Technology Fall 03

Seoul National University

Oakland Museum, Panel Discussion

Foshan International Ceramics Conference, China

Foothills Art Center, Golden Colorado

Michigan State Univ. Lansing

Chicago Art Institute

University Colorado, Boulder, Colorado SP/

Idyllwild Center for the Arts

NCECA,  National Conference for Education on the Ceramic Arts, Panel   Moderator, Denver  

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 

Ceramics Millennium Conference, Amsterdam, Lecture,

Alfred University, College of Ceramics, Summer Session Faculty

Nova Scotia School of Art & Design, Halifax, Canada

Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Laguna Beach Museum of Art

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Cortona, Italy, via University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

New York University, New York, NY

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Alfred University, New York, NY

Hunter College, New York, NY

Kent State University, OH

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Pomona College, Pomona, CA

Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ

Santa Rosa Community College, Santa Rosa, C

Hong-Ik University, Seoul, South Korea

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Institute for Creative Studies, MI

Penland School of Crafts, NC

Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR

Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MO.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

Idyllwild School of Music and Art, Idyllwild, CA

California State University, Hayward, CA

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

California State University, Long Beach, CA

American Ceramic Society, Los Angeles, CA

El Camino College, Los Angeles, CA

Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA

Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA

Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA

Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

Foothill Creative Arts Group, Pasadena, CA




Selected Public Collections

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

Museum of Art & Design, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary International Ceramic Art, Inchon, S. Korea

The Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

San Jose Museum of Art

Boise Art Museum, Idaho

Oakland Museum of Art

The Archie Bray Collection, Helena, Mo

Minneapolis Institute for the Arts

Taipei Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

Maher Collection, Scripps College, Claremont

Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto

Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

ASU Art Museum  Tempe, Arizona

Foshan Museum of Contemporary Art, Foshan, China

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Daum Museum, Missouri

Cranbrook Museum of Art

Resnik Collection of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado

Mendocino Art Center

General Mills Corporation

Alfred University

Monterey Museum of Art

Napa College

Walnut Creek Art Center

Takumi Folk Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 JINRO Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea

Hong-Ik University, Seoul, South Korea

Palo Alto Cultural Center

Downey Museum of Art

Anderson Consulting, Los Angeles

AT&T Headquarters Cerritos, CA




Residencies / Panels / Honors

2019    NCECA, Invited Closing Address

2017    Invited Juror, Zanesville Prize 2017 Ohio

2016    Invited Juror, NCECA Emerging Talent

2015    Cheongju International Craft Bienale, Korea

2013    Archie Bray Foundation, Invited Voulkos Fellow Resident

             A.I.D.A Isreal, Invited Artist Lecture demonstration Annual Conference


2012    Invited International Juror,  GICB Icheon, Korean Bienalle

2010    Invited faculty  UGA Cortona Italy Study Abroad

2008    Orange Coast College

2005    Northern Clay Center Minn, MN  Artist in Residence

             Invited Curator: Scripps 61st National Ceramics Exhibition

             Invited Speaker, 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

2004    Panel participant, Southern California Ceramics, Oakland Museum

2000    Panel Moderator, “How Value Is Created” NCECA Conference, Denver

1998    Individual Artist Fellowship, Public Corporation for the Arts, Long Beach

             Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award, CSULB


1997    Guest Faculty, Cortona, Italy - via University of Georgia, Athens, GA

1996    Drockman Distinguished Alumni Award, Alfred University, New York, NY

1994    4th Annual Jinro Ceramics International

             Artist Workshop, Seoul, South Korea

1994    Artist and Creativity

             Panel Discussion, Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

1994    Contemporary American Ceramics

             Panel Discussion, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, South Korea

1991    Ceramics Now,  Invited Juror, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA      



Solo Exhibitions

2019  Lora Reynolds Gallery, Ausin, Texas

           Koenig & Clinton, New York

           The Pit Gallery, Los Angeles

2018  Peter's Projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           Harvey Meadows Gallery Aspen, CO

           Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

2015   Pierre Marie Giraud Gallery  Brussels

2014   Harvey Meadows Gallery , Aspen              

            Hedge Gallery,  San Francisco

2012   Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels

            Hedge Gallery, San Francisco

2009   Frank Lloyd Gallery Los Angeles                                                                                     

2008   Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud  Brussels                                                                                            

2007   Frank Lloyd Gallery Los Angeles                     

2006   Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen                                                                                     

2004   Frank Lloyd Gallery,  Los Angeles                                                                                     

2002   Garth Clark Gallery, New York                                                                                                                 

            Chosun Gallery, Seoul, Korea                                               

2001   Frank Lloyd Gallery, Los Angeles                                                                                     

2000   Garth Clark Gallery, New York                                                                                     

1998   Frank Lloyd Gallery, Los Angeles                                                                                     

1997   Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY                                                                                     

1996   Frank Lloyd Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                 

            Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY                         

1995   Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY                                                                                       

1994   Winfield Gallery, Carmel, CA                                                                    

            Toh-Art Space, Seoul, Korea                                                                                       

1993   Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Group Exhibitions

2019   Patricia Sweetow Gallery SF

2018   Steve Turner Gallery, LA

2017   Funk to Punk, Everson Museum of Art

2016   Santa Fe Clay 3 Person Exhibit

2015   Harvey Meadows Gallery  3 Person Exhibit

2015   Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2015

2015   Lefebvre & Fils, Paris  “West Coast” 7 LA Artists

2015   Design Miami / Basel, Design Basel

2014   Design Basel 2014,  Design Miami 2014

2013   Design Miami , Miami Beach, Pierre Marie Giraud, USA 

            Design Miami/Basel, Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, SWITZERLAND

2012   Légèreté, Maison Particulière, Brussels, BELGIUM 2011 

            Design Miami , Miami Beach, Pierre Marie Giraud, USA

            Design Miami/Basel , Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, SWITZERLAND

2010   Design Miami/Basel , Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, SWITZERLAND

            TEFAF Showcase , Maastricht, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, THE NETHERLANDS

2009   Pavillon des arts et du design , Paris, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, FRANCE

            Variations of White , Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, Brussels, BELGIUM

            Design Miami/Basel , Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, SWITZERLAND

2008   Pavillon des arts et du design , Paris, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, FRANCE

            Design Miami/Basel , Basel, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, SWITZERLAND

            Design Art London , Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, UNITED KINGDOM

2007   Pavillon des arts et du design , Paris, Galerie Pierre Marie Giraud, FRANCE

2005   Frank Lloyd Gallery  3 Person Invitational Santa Monica

            Japan/USA,  “A Cross Cultural Exchange” Invitational Santa Fe Clay

           “Contemporary Ceramics”  San Jose Museum of Art

             Trans Ceramic Art / 3rd World Ceramic Biennale S. Korea

            “Mostra”,  Piazza Casali, Cortona,  Italy

            “Organic Abstraction”  Garth Clark Gallery, NY

             “Perforations”  Invitational, Northern Clay Center, Minn, MN

2004   Scripps 60th Annual Exhibition, Claremenot, CA

2002   Foshan Museum of Contemporary Art, Foshan, China

            Garth Clark Gallery, Blue & White Radical Group Invit.

            Group Invitational, Sherry Leedy Gallery Kansas City

             The Artful Teapot, Traveling Exhibition 4 venues

             New Acquisitions, Newark Museum of Art, New Jersey

             New Acquisitions, Daum Museum of Art, MO

             Idyllwild Art Center Guest Faculty, Idyllwild, California

2000    Defining Moments In Contemporary Ceramics” LA County Museum

             Travels to:  Kemper Museum, Tucson Museum, Memorial Art Gallery Rochester, NY

1999    California Craft: Laguna Beach Museum of Art,   Invited 

1997    The Splendor of Porcelain, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

             The Power of the Centre,  PewabicPotttery, Detroit, MI

             The Building of a Collection, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI

             50 Years of Southern California Ceramics, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA

             Southern California Ceramic Art: A Survey,  Pasadena City College

             Faculty / Resident Artist Exhibition, Cortona, Italy

1996    Vessels, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

              Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1995     The Essential Object, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

              Scripps 52nd Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

1994     Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

              Nature, Revolution, Detroit, MI

1993     California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA

1992     New and Notable Acquisitions, Cranbrook Academy of Art,  Bloomfield Hills, MI

              Swidler Gallery, Detroit, MI





Reviews and Publications


Garland Magazine Issue 1  “A Korean Sensibility: Something to Prove”

Published Lecture


C-File Weekly  2/25/15  Hedge Gallery  Exhibition  Review, Garth Clark

THE VASE and BEYOND  The Sidney Swidler Collection, Crocker Art Museum, publicatiuon 2011


American Ceramics Magazine, 14/4  pg. 31,  Feature Article  w/image pg. 36,37   by G. Melrod

Ceramic Art / Taiwan , Feature Article, Winter, 2004, pg 109, by Lisa Lee

Ceramics Monthly, Feature article, Summer 2003, pg.60.  by Thomas Butler

Ceramic Art & Perception, Issue 48 2002:  Interview with Tony Marsh & Kurt Wieser


Ceramics Monthly, Summer Issue 2003, feature Article Pg. 60-63 W/images by T. Butler


The Artful Teapot, Book, Thames & Hudson 2001


Postmodern Ceramics, Book, Thames & Hudson, 2001


Color and Fire, Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, Book, Rizzoli, 2000


Contemporary Ceramics, Book, Susan Peterson, Watson-Guptil, 2000


Contact Magazine, Tony Merino Exhibition Review, Spring 98, pg. 21


Ceramics Art and Perception, Janet Mansfield Exhibition Review, 1998, Issue #31,   pg. 33

American Craft, Acquisitions, April/May 1997, pg. 31


New Art Examiner, Exhibition Review, Steve Hohenboken, Summer 1996, pg. 44


Kerameiki Techni,  Panorama, Exhibition Notice, Summer 1996


San Gabriel Valley Weekly, Exhibition Review, Jim Cavener, January 26, 1996, pg. 10


Artweek, “West Coast Clay,” May 1995, Vol. 26, No. 5


American Ceramics, Exhibition Review, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pg. 56


Korean Monthly Art Magazine, “Interview with American Artist Tony Marsh,”

August 1994, pg. 142


Artweek, Exhibition Review, October 17, 1993, Vol. 24, No. 19


Ceramics Monthly, “Juror’s Statement, Tony Marsh; Ceramics Now / 91 Exhibit,” 1991, pg. 24


 The Detroit News, Exhibition Review, Joy Hakanson Colby, March 8, 1991, pg. 2D


Clay Today Contemporary Ceramists and Their Work, Martha Lynn Drexler,

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Chronicle Books, San Francisco


Studio Potter, “Bay Area Potters,” Winter 1985


Los Angeles Times, Exhibition Review, Calendar Section, Robert L. Pincus,

February 3, 1984, pg. 13


Monterey Peninsula Herald, Review, Irene Lagorio, August 14, 1983, pg. 7B


Mendocino Beacon, “Building a Ceramics Program at the Mendocino Art Center,”





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