Resume Short 2020

Ken Turner -
Selected Experience
DigiPen Institute of Technology, Senior Lecturer Fine Arts Dept., Head of Ceramics
Dept. Instructor & Director, DigiPen’s Plastic Arts Lab, Redmond, WA 2012 – Present
Turner Pottery Sole Proprietor, Turner Pottery, Seattle, WA 1983 – Present
Burien Parks & Recreation Instructor, Mosher Art Center, Burien, WA 1994 – 2011 Bellevue College Ceramic Instructor, CE programs, Bellevue, WA 1997 – 2011
Bellevue Art Museum Ceramic Department Head, Bellevue, WA 2001 –2003
Antioch University Seattle Adjunct - Ceramic Instructor, Seattle, WA 2003 – 2011
Kirkland Art Center Ceramic Instructor, Kirkland, WA 2004 – 2011
Ceramic Technician and Dept. Supervisor, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA 1995
Selected Lectures & Presentations
ACS Potters Council Int. conference “Alternative Firing Surfaces” Minneapolis, MN 2013
“Breaking the Surface” American Ceramic Society Potters Council, Port Hadlock, WA 2007
Central Academy of Fine Art, Personal Ceramic Work, Beijing, China 2006
FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums & Fuping Pottery Art Village, Shaanxi, China 2006
Ceramics Factory One, Personal Ceramic Work, Yixing, China 2006
Fine Arts College of Shanghai University, Personal Ceramic Work, Shanghai, China 2006

Selected Exhibitions
Heritage in Clay, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA 2020
Currents 2020 Art exhibition and symposium, Schack Arts Center, Everett WA 2020
NWDC show and the Black & White Show Museo Gallery, Langly WA 2020
DigiPen Art Faculty Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA 2019
ICAN (International Ceramic Artists Network) NCECA Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN 2019
NWDC exhibition at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA 2019
NWDC STEM show at the Schack Art Center, Everett, WA 2019
NWDC Exhibition, Allied Arts - Gallery in the Park, Richland, WA 2019
UnWedged No. 8 National exhibition, Pottery Northwest, Seattle WA 2018 Tea Pot Show, Good Earth Gallery in Bellingham, WA 2018
Cup of Joy Show at the Trackside Gallery, Spokane, WA 2018
NWDC Exhibition, The Gallery Space Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA 2017
Northwest Designer Craftsmen Exhibition, Allied Arts, Richland, WA 2017
Potters Council Juried Exhibition, NCECA Kansas City, MO 2016
NWDC Exhibit at the South Lake Union UW Medical Buildings, Seattle, WA 2016
The Art Spirit Gallery of Fine Art, Coeru d’Alene, ID 2016
Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, “Ode to Bowls” Invitational, Spokane, WA 2016
Bilinear Art Consultants Gallery in the Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA. 2015
Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, “Cup of Joy” invitational, Spokane, WA 2015
Reaching Beyond: The NWDC at 60 Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA. 2014
Northwest Ceramics Invitational Trackside Art Gallery, Spokane, WA. 2013
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, “Uncommon Gifts” Spokane, WA 2012
Museum of Northwest Art, Tulipier Exhibition, La Connor, WA 2012
Maude Kerns Art Center, “Touchable” Eugene, OR 2012
Sanbao Ceramic Art Museum, Jingdezhen, China 2011
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA 2010-12
Robert Sperry Symposium Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA 2009
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA 2008
Jingdezhen China Ceramic Museum, International JingDeZhen Ceramic Fair, China 2007
Concept Exhibition of Post Imperial Porcelain, Palace Museum Beijing, China 2006-7
East Meets West International Art Exhibition, Sanbao Gallery, Jingdezhen, China 2006
Jingdezhen International Invitational Exhibition, Jingdezhen National Museum, China 2005
"Northwest Meets Southwest", Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico; juried show 1996
Evergreen Hospital plate collection, Kirkland, WA 1996
Safeco Corporate Art Collection thirteen platters, National 1993
Year of American Craft, Northwest Craft Center, Seattle, WA; juried show 1993
Sylvia Ullman American Crafts Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; invitational 1993
The Art of Craft, The Bon Marche, Seattle, WA; juried show 1992
Ellensburg Community Art Gallery, Ellensburg, WA; solo, 1992
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; juried show 1990
PANACA Gallery, Bellevue, WA; solo show 1977

Sammamish High School Bellevue, WA 1975, AA Peninsula Community College, Port Angeles, WA 1975 – 1977 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 1978 -1979 , Self educated through master workshops.

Selected Bibliography
Mastering Alternative Firing by Lindsay Oesteritter, Quarto Publishing. Pub.2019
500 Teapots Volume 2, Lark Crafts, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. 2013
Graceful Elegance by MM Gornell & Ken Turner, Art Design Mag., China, 2010
Surface Design for Ceramics by Maureen Mills, Lark Books, 2008
China Painting & Overglaze by Paul Lewing, American Ceramic Society, 2007
Works by Ceramic Artists from Around World Shanghai Fine Arts Pub., 2006                    
“500 Pitchers” Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form, Lark Books, 2006
The Extruder Book by Daryl E. Baird, 2000
The Spirit of Clay by Robert Pipenburg, 1995  
Pottery making Illustrated “Raku Firing” Mar./Apr. 2003               
The Seattle Catalogue, cover, 1999.                                          
The Seattle Catalogue, 1998.                                                                                                          
Eastside Weekly, "Work Hard, Clay Hard" Interview, 1997
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