Artists

Jamie Walker

Born in 1958 in Houston, TX

EDUCATION

1983        MFA in Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1981        BA in History, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

                 BFA in Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1999        Artist Talk, Fresh Flowers, Bellevue Art Museum
                 Workshop, Steward Park Art Studio, Seattle, WA
1998        Visiting Artist, Emily Carr College of Arts and Design, Vancouver, Canada
                 Juror, Washington Potters Association Annual Exhibition, Seattle, WA
1997        Art Fair '97 Seattle, panel discussion, Legacy of the Vessel
                 Artist Talk, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
                 Artist Lecture, University of Peugeot Sound, Tacoma, WA
1995        Artist Lecture, William Traver Gallery
                 Juror, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair
                 Workshop and Lecture, Bush Barn Art Center, Salem, OR
1994        Artist Lecture, Kirkland Arts Center
                 Artist Lecture, Focus on Fire Conference, Bellevue Community College
1991        Visiting Artist, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
                 Visiting Artist, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, CA
1989        Discussion Facilitator for Topical Discussions at NCECA '89, Contemporary Alternatives to the Vessel and Figure,

                 Kansas City, MO
1988        Lecturer, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
                 Visiting Artist, Walnut Creek Art Center, Walnut Creek, CA
1987        Lecturer, Summer Quarter, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1986        Artist-in-Residence, Arts/Industry Program, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Kohler, Co., National Endowment for the

                 Arts, Sheboygan, WI  
                 Visiting Artist, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
                 Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
                 Visiting Artist, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1985        Berkeley Academy Workshop, Supported by the California Arts Council and Studio One, Oakland, CA
                 Visiting Artist, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
                 Guest Lecture, Emidio Galassi Summer Workshop, Faenza, Italy
                 Lecturer/Visiting Artist, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1983        Wheel Thrown Pottery, Rhode Island, School of Design, Providence, RI    
                 Continuing Education, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008        Observations, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2005        William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2003        Sight and Sound, Suzzallo Library, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2002        Flowers, The Works Gallery, Philidelphia, PA
2000        Pause, William Traver Gallery, Millenium Series, Seattle, WA
1998        Lou Cabeen and Jamie Walker, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1997        William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Passage, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
1996        Jim Melchert and Jamie Walker/ Affinities, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995        William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1992        Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991        William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Shirley Scheier/ Jamie Walker, Tenure Review Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1990        Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989        William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1988        Jamie Walker, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco,CA
1987        Ceramic Sculpture, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
1986        Jamie Walker/ Ceramic Work, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985        Jamie Walker/ Ceramics, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Kay Walkingstick/ Jamie Walker, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1984        Jamie Walker/ Ceramic Installation, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981        Jamie Walker/ Recent Work, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008        The Nature of Growth, Purser Art Gallery, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA

                  No Joke: Selections from the Pruzan Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2007        Visual Artists Collective, 3 Person Show, Boise, ID

                  Circle, Triangle, Square, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

2006        The Politics of Place, Clackamas Community College Gallery, Portland, OR

2004        Forms: Clay Invitational, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina
2002        Material Speculations, NCECA Invitational, H&R Block Artspace Gallery, Kansas City, MO

                  Fundamentally Clay: Ceramic Abstraction 2002, Scripps Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College,

                  Claremont, CA

                  25th Anniversary Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA            
2000        Ceramic National 2000, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, traveling
                  1/2: Looking Forward, Looking Back, Seattle Art Museum, curated by Trevor Fairbrother, Seattle, WA
                 The Wood Show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1999        25th Anniversary Show, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
                 The Pouring Vessel, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
                 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
                 Fresh Flowers, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1998        A Fire for Ceramics:  Contemporary Art from the Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason Collection, Hand Workshop Art Center,

                 Richmond, VA
1997        Studio Days 97, Chester Springs Studio, Chester Springs,PA
                 Wit and Wisdom, Susan Leslie curator, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland, WA
                 20th Anniversary Show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1996        Clay:  A Continuing Tradition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Fifty Years/ Fifty Artists, 50th Pacific Northwest Arts Fair, Bellevue Art Museum
                 A Million Pounds of Clay: Thirty Years of Pottery Northwest, Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle, WA
                 Magic Mud Northwest Invitational, Traveling exhibition, Curated by John Takehara, Gallery by the Lake, Coer d'Alene, ID;

                 College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID;  Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID;  University of Idaho,  Moscow, ID
1995        Influence and Introspection, Pacific Northwest Ceramics, Willamette Ceramics Guild and Salem Art Association, Oregon
                 Invitational Teapot Exhibition, MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA
1994        Teapot Invitational, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                 Clay Collaboration:  Eva Kwong, Paul Martinez, Jamie Walker, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA
                 The Cup, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Cups 1994, Artworks Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Clay Selections, Dorothy Weiss Gallery", San Francisco, CA
1993        Clay 1993:  A National Survey Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Cup Invitational, Artworks Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Teapots, The Farrell Collection, Washington, D.C.
                 Clay National, NCECA Juried exhibition, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, catalog, traveling
                 Mug O Month Alumnus Show, Pannikan Coffee, San Diego, CA
                 Howard Kottler Legacy, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
1992        Teapots, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 12x12x12, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Artistic Generations: Jacquie Rice & Her Students, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Spirit of the West, Traveling exhibition sponsored by West One Bank, Boise, ID
                 A Constellation of Cups, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA
1991        Salon Show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 War in the Gulf, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Clay With An Attitude, Peter Kirk Gallery, Kirkland, WA
1990        Uncommon Vessels, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Bellair, FL
                 Teapots, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1989        Four Artists, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
                 Art on the Table:  Crafts Designed for Use, The Society for Art in Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA
                 Teapots, Lee Sclar Gallery, Morristown, NJ
                 Dorothy Weiss Gallery, Chicago New Art Forms Expo, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
                 Mermaids and Creatures of the Sea, 440 South Hope Street Lobby Gallery, Olympia and York/O'M&M Associates,

                 Los Angeles, CA
                 California Artists Who Are Educators, Arts Commission, San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA
                 Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup and Vase, Scottsdale Museum of Art, Scottsdale, AZ
1988        Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup and Vase, the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
                 Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup and Vase, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
                 Tea and Ceremony, Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, CA
                 1988 Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
                 University of Washington School of Art, 1975-1988, Safeco Insurance Companies, Seattle, WA        
                 Clay and Glass, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Tea for Two, National Juried Exhibition, Grove Gallery, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
                 The Aesthetic Edge, Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR
                 Functional Ceramics and Beyond: Inspiration From the Vessel Aesthetic, Union Gallery, Louisiana State University,

                 Baton Rouge, LA        
                 Beyond Function, Washington Square Building, Washington, D.C., Catalog  
1987        Clay Revisions: Plate, Cup, Vase, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
                 Birthday Cakes/20th Anniversary Show, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
                 Cups, By Design, Minneapolis, MI
                 RISD Faculty and Alumni Show, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1986        Jamie Walker/Michael Lamar, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Teapots:  New Boundaries, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                 Clay for the Tabletop, Netsky Gallery, Coconut Grove, FL
                 National Ceramics, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX    
                 West Coast Clay, Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1985        Primary Color, Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
                 Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, California State University, Hayward, CA
1984        The Teapot, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                 American Ceramics National Exhibition, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA           

                 Teapots 1984, Gallery Eight, La Jolla, CA
                 Clay 1984, A National Survey Exhibition, Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA
                 Cup Invitational, Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, IL
1983        CUPS, By Design, Minneapolis, MN
1981        The June Show, Whitebird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR
                 Works on Paper and Clay, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
1980        May Show, Gail Chase Gallery, Bellevue, WA
                 Dedication Exhibition, Ura Senke Tea House, United Nations, New York


PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS AND COLLECTIONS

Ann and Steven Walrod, CA
ATT Gateway Tower, Seattle, WA    
Becky and Jack Benaroya, Seattle, WA    
Betty Lou and Irwin Treiger, Seattle, WA
Bogle and Gates, Seattle, WA
Dan Jacobs, NY
Dorothy and George Saxe, CA    
Elaine and Joseph Monson, Seattle, WA
Fred and Ellen Elsas, Birmingham, AL
Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup, WA
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Herb and Lucy Pruzan, Seattle, WA
Herman Sarkowsky/North Creek Building, Bothell, WA
Hyatt Regency at Gainy Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ    

International Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
Jack Lenor Larsen, NJ
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Metropolitan Park Tower, Seattle, WA
Nancy and Steven Oliver, CA
Nordstrom stores, TX, NC, FL, HA
Paul Allen Foundation, Seattle, WA
Paul and Debbie Brainerd, Seattle, WA
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Robert Pfannebecker, PA
Safeco Corp., Seattle, WA                        
Saks Fifth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Sherry and Larry Benaroya, Seattle, WA
Steven Walrod, CA
Washington Mutual Corporate Training Center, Auburn, WA

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2008            Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

                     Jack and Grace Pruzan Faculty Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2006            Arts Education Champion, Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, City of Seattle, WA

2005            Flintridge Foundation, Visual Artist Grant, Pasadena, CA
2002            Royalty Research Fund grant, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2000            Jack and Grace Pruzan Faculty Fellow
1992            GSF Grant, UW of Washington Graduate School, Seattle, WA
1986            Craft Artist of the Year, Art Guild of the Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1985            Merit Award, Art Quest '85, catalog and video, Los Angeles, CA
1980            Artist-in-Square Award, Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Bellevue, WA
                     Ford Foundation Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
                     Tuition scholarship, Lloyd Nordstrom Art Scholarship Fund and Lambda Rho Fund, University of Washington,

                     Seattle, WA
1978            Ford Foundation Travel Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
                     Ford Foundation Scholarship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1999-pres. University of Washington, School of Art, Professor, Seattle, WA    
1989           University of Washington, School of Art, Associate Professor, Seattle, WA
1986           San Francisco Art Academy, Guest Instructor, San Francisco, CA
1984           Richmond Art Center, Ceramics Instructor, Richmond, CA
                    Studio One, Ceramics Instructor, Oakland, CA
1983           Haystack School of Crafts, Teaching Monitor, Deer Isle, ME

PUBLICATIONS


2005           Zelevansky, Lynn, edited by Karen Jacobson. Flintridge Foundation Awards for Visual Artists.
                    Riggert, Paula. "Reviews." Artweek (June 2005): 20.
2004           University of South Carolina, McMaster Gallery, FORMS: Clay Invitational
2003           Brown, Glen R. "La Natura Morta." Ceramics Art and Perception, Australia 52.
2002           Brown, Glenn and Donald Kuspit.  "Material Speculations," NCECA Invitational, H&R Block Artspace Gallery,

                    Kansas City, MO.
                   "Fundamentally Clay", 2002 Scripps College 58th Ceramic Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College,

                    Pomona, CA
2000           Ceramic National 2000, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
1999           Zakin, Richard. "Ceramics:  Ways of Creation." Krause Publications 201-208.
1998           Speight, Charlotte and John Toki. "Make it in Clay." Mayfield Publishing Co.
                    Zakin, Richard. "Hand Formed Ceramics," photograph.  Chilton 1st Edition.
1996           Kangas, Matthew. "Reviews", review and photograph. Sculpture (December 1996): 58.
1995           Glowen, Ron. "West Coast Clay," interview. Artweek (May 1, 1995).
1994           Zakin, Richard. NCECA JOURNAL Volume 14 (1993-1994): 93, 94.
1993           Kangas, Matthew. "Reviews". Sculpture Magazine (Nov-Dec 1993): 57.
1991           "Uncommon Vessels," Ceramica, Madrid, Spain 39
1990           White, Cheryl. American Ceramics 8/4: 51.
1989           Lewinson, David. "Four Artists," review. Los Angeles Times 7 April 1989, late ed. 21B.
                    "Portfolio". American Craft (October/November).
1987           Halper, Vicki, "Clay Revisions:  Plate, Cup, Vase". Seattle Art Museum catalog.
                    Kangas, Matthew. "Puritan Beneath the Surface." The Weekly Seattle, WA (May).
1984           Cover photograph, Ceramics Monthly (December 1984)
                    Tarzan, Deloris, "CLAY: 1984," Seattle Times 6, 8 April 1984.

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