Gina Freuen Pottery & Design
 
  1. SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:  Feature, Invitational & Juried


  2. 2014  Four Ravens Gallery, Missoula, Montana, Feature Exhibit month of August

  3. 2014 Feature at Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery, Spokane, WA, June

  4. 2014 Ceramics Invitational: Whitworth Art Department, Lied Art Center, Spokane, WA

  5. 2013/14 Curator and Exhibitor, Northwest Ceramics Invitational. 29 artists representing 3 states, Spokane Region, Archie Bray, LH Project, and Seattle Region. Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery and Kolva Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA  December/ January

  6. 2013  “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry,” Bainbridge Arts & Crafts Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA, Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

  7. 2013  Washington Clay Arts Annual Ceramics Exhibition, Seattle Design Center, Seattle WA, April 18 to May 24, 2013

  8. 2013  Tradition and Transformation, Jundt Art Museum, Collection Exhibit of Alums, Faculty, Students and NW Artists, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA  January 22 - March 28, 2013

  9. 2012   Northwest Designer Craftsmen Exhibit, “The Clay Edge,”  NW Gallery of Fine Woodworking, March 20 – April 8,

  10. NCECA 2012/ WCA Annual Members Show, Artstop Gallery, Tacoma, WA, March 3 – April 13, 2012

  11. Extreme, Extraordinary, & Exquisite: Teapots Extraordinaire, Bellevue Community College Gallery, Bellevue, WA, March 7 – April 6, 2012

  12. 2012  Here and There: Contemporary Nordic American Ceramics Exhibition, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA, March 9 – May 6 2012

  13. 2012   “Eight Wood-Fired Kilns in the Northwest.”  Pots Gallery, Curated Exhibit, March 26 - 31, 2012, Seattle, WA

  14. 2012  “Touchable” Northwest Designer Craftsman Juried Exhibit, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, Oregon, May 25 to June 29.

  15. 2012   Fifth International Juried Small Teapot Competition. Big Fish, Small Teapot V, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, April 14 - June 30, 2012 

  16. 2011    Northwest Atmospheric Ceramics Invitational, Gonzaga University Jundt Museum, Spokane, WA Jan. 21 – April 1

  17. 2011    The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Sisters, Kay O’Rourke and Gina Freuen, Feature exhibition

  18. 2009   New Works by 12 Artists, Celebrating our 100th Show, The Art Spirit Gallery of Fine Art, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

  19. 2008   Intersections:  K. O'Rourke & G. Freuen, Kress Gallery, Sponsored by the MAC, (Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture) Spokane, WA

  20. 2008   Tea Pots: from Craft to Art, Grant’s Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon,   Feb. 1 – Mar. 28

  21. 2008   A Path of Flame, Invitational, Gallery Madera, Tacoma, WA Feb. 9 – Mar. 29

  22. 2007   Drawn to the Wall,  Jundt Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA 

  23. 2006   DECADE, Potters of Hikarigama, 1995 - 2005, Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Arts Center, in conjunction with NCECA, Portland Oregon, March 2006

  24. 2005   Yuma Art Museum, Yuma Symposium Guest Artists, Yuma, AZ

  25. 2005   Looking Forward, Glancing Back, Northwest Designer Craftsmen @ 50 Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA, Exhibit traveled for the next 2 years.

  26. 2004   Washington Potters’ Association Retrospective Exhibition, The Gallery, Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA

  27. 2003    Major Works in Clay: 12 Artists, Karin Clarke Gallery, Eugene, and Oregon.

  28. 1999   Art Equinox, A Regional Survey of Contemporary Art, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT

  29. 1995   ANA 24, National Juried Arts Exhibition, Lloyd Herman/Juror, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

  30. 1994   “Totally Teapots”, National Invitational, Gango Gallery, Portland, OR

  31. 1991   Rockies to Rainier and Back Again, Boulder, Colorado

  32. 1991   Spirit of the West, “Best of the West,” traveling exhibition of artists from Idaho, Utah & E. Washington sponsored by West One Bank

  33. 1990    Pacific Northwest Juried Arts & Crafts, Professional Division, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

  34. 1989    Washington Crafts, Then and Now, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA 1989 Surface and Substance, an exploration of texture in craft, the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Mass.

  35. 1988   Big Sky Biennial V/Crafts, Idaho State University, John B. Davis Gallery, Pocatello, Idaho

  36. 1985   San Diego Museum of Natural History, Animal and Dinosaur Teapot Exhibition, San Diego, California

  37. 1980    Governor’s Crafts Invitational, State Museum, Olympia, WA

  38. 1977    Northwest Invitational Drawing Exhibit, Olin Art Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

  39. 1976    Ten State Bicentennial Art Show, Charlie Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT


  40. SELECTED AWARDS:

  41. 2005   Best of Show, Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival, Sun Valley, Idaho

  42. 2000   City of Spokane Arts Awards, Individual Artist recipient

  43. 1997   Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Pacific Northwest Arts Fair, Bellevue, WA

  44. 1996   Washington State Artist Trust “GAP GRANT”

  45. 1989   Visual Arts Award, Pacific Northwest Arts & Crafts Fair Juried Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

  46. 1974    Allied Arts Award, Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Annual Juried Arts Exhibition, Spokane, WA


  47. SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  48. Books:  E.Ashley Rooney. 100 Northwest Artists. Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2013

  49. Books: Lark Books 500 Teapots, New York, NY, \ Lark Books, Sterling Publishing, 2013

  50. Exhibition Catalogue, 2006 Decade, Potters of the Hikarigama 1995- 2005, Glenn & Viola Walters Cultural Art Center, Hillsboro, Oregon, 2006

  51. Books: “Teapots, Makers & Collectors,” Author: Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., June of 2005

  52. Books: "Tea Time, Five Artists," Artisan Northwest, the magazine of Northwest Art and Artists, Spring (2005) 20 - 25

  53. Books: “500 Cups, Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design”, New York, NY, Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Inc., 2005

  54. Exhibition Catalogue: “Looking Forward, Glancing Back, Northwest Designer Craftsman @ 50,” NWDC / Whatcom Museum of History and Art. 2003

  55. Books: “500 Bowls, Contemporary Explorations of a Timeless Design”, New York, NY, \ Lark Books, Sterling Publishing Inc., 2003

  56. Books: The Contemporary Potter, Rockport, Mass, Rockport Publishers, 2001

  57. Books: The Best Of Pottery, Rockport, Mass, Rockport Publishing, 1996

  58. Books: Modernism & Beyond:  Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest,  Brunsman & Askey


  59. TEACHING, COMMITTEES, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & ART FESTIVALS:

  60. 2014 – 1996 Non-tenure track faculty, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA

  61. 2013 - 2006  Management committee and participant, Little Spokane River Artist Studio Tour, Spokane, WA  www.LittleSpokaneStudios.com

  62. 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2000 – 02, 1995 – 98, 1988-90, 1983 – 85, Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair, Bellevue, WA

  63. 2012, & 2006   Gonzaga in Florence, Florence, Italy, summer term, May 15 - June 30

  64. 2012  Faculty / Staff Pro Seminar, Lecture / Presentation to staff and invited guests, “Maiolica,”  Gonzaga in Florence Study Abroad Program, Florence, Italy campus

  65. 2011  Workshop Presenter:  Master Potter Workshop:  Moshier Community Art Center, Saturday, March 24 2011 

  66. 2011  Curator for Northwest Atmospheric Ceramics Invitational, Gonzaga University Jundt Museum, Spokane, WA

  67. 2010   Juror, ArtFest, Northwest Museum of Arts and Crafts / the MAC, Juried Arts and Crafts Festival, Spokane, WA

  68. 2008   Juror, Artist Trust Gap Grant Applications, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

  69. 2009 Workshop Presenter, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA

  70. 2006   Workshop presenter, Mosier Community Art Center, Burien, WA

  71. 2005   Guest presenter and demonstrating artist, Yuma Symposium, Yuma, AZ

  72. 2004 & 5   Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival, Sun Valley, Idaho

  73. 2004   Art on the Pearl, Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Portland, Oregon

  74. 2007 thru 1987 Management Committee and participant for Inland Craft Warnings, a juried craft exhibition and sale held annually in Spokane, WA

  75. 2002   Workshop, Wenatchee Valley Community College, Ceramics Program, Wenatchee, WA

  76. 1995 thru l985 Director - Artfest: Spokane, a five state juried Arts and Crafts Fair sponsored by Cheney Cowles Museum and the Spokane Art School

  77. 1986   Juror - Washington State Juried Craft Exhibition, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA  1986 - l981 Served on the art committee for Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum,