CURRENT

 

1993 - Present Studio Potter, Paula West Pottery LLC, San Juan Island, WA

 

EDUCATION

 

1981-1985         BA Studio Art, University of New Hampshire,  Durham, NH    

1984                  Ceramics Fellowship Grant, University of New Hampshire                                

1987-1989         Potters Assistant, Eve Lurie Porcelain & Stoneware, Oakland, CA

 

SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS

 

2017         SIP: A Ceramic Cup Show, Savannah Clay Community, Savannah, GA

                 Twin Cups: National Ceramic Exhibition, MWSU Clay Guild, Saint Joseph, MO

                 Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

                 Images on Clay, Clay Arts Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

                 For Pitcher or Pourer: Pouring Vessel Show, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA

2016        Cup: The Intimate Object Xll, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

                Arts at The Port, Juried Exhibition, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA

                Coffee & Clay: Exhibition of Coffee Cups & Coffee-Related Ceramic Ware, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

                delecTABLE: The Fine Art of Dining - Third Biennial Juried Exhibit of Functional Ceramics, Art Students League

                 of Denver, Denver, CO  

2014         Un-Wedged 2014, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA        

2013         Best Served Hot: Ceramics for the Coffee Ritual, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL

                 Tabletop, The Art League, Alexandria, VA

                 Cup: The Intimate Object IX, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL                    

2012          Un-Wedged, Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA

2010          From Mud to Magic, Friday Harbor,  WA  -  “Best in Show” Award 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016           SJIMA Artists’ Registry Show, San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA  

2015           IMA Islands Artists’ Registry Show, San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA      

2014           Unveiling: The Best of the IMA Artists’ Registry, San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA  

2013           Black and White: Paintings and Pottery, Paula West and Dana Roberts, Jaime Ellsworth Studio, Friday Harbor, WA

2012           Winter is the King of Showman, San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, WA