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Currently a Professor at:
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.
California College of the Arts, OAK/SF.
Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting ProfessorCCA, OAK/SF.

 

   Edith Garcia edith(@)edithgarcia.com     Currently Professor at: University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA. California College of the Arts, OAK/SF. Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professor, CCA, OAK/SF.     Education 2012     MPhil Research Degree, Royal College of Art, London, UK 2004    Master of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts (CCA), OAK/SF. CA USA 1998     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art Design, Mpls. MN. USA 1998     Instituto d ’Arte in Porta Romana, Florence, Italy 1997     Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Xochimilco, UNAM, Mexico, D.F.       Professional Experience | (Selected List) 2018 NCC Residential, Works from the Permanent Collection, Northern Clay Center, Mpls. MN. USA Author of Crowdfunding, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, February Issue, 2018, pg. 42-44    2017 Author of Behind the Hidden Hare, Russell Wrankle, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, December 2017, pg. 44-47 Home from Home, Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, Group Exhibition, London, UK Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. USA forgotten words, Guest Curator at Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA. USA Visiting Lecturer, Ohio State University, Graduate Art Department, OH. USA Body Continuum, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA. USA Visiting Lecturer, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Aberystwyth, Wales. UK    2016 Author of Clay Culture: London Blue, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, November 2016, pg. 22-25 elemental shifts: innocence in the fire, Transmission Gallery, (Solo Exhibition) Oakland, CA. USA Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professorship, California College of the Arts, Oakland/San Francisco. USA Across the Table, Across the Land, NCECA, (CCA student exhibition working in the field of social practice) curated by Namita Gupta Wiggers and Michael Strand), KS. USA Profit Margin, Charlie Cummings Gallery, (Group Exhibition) Gainesville, FL. USA    2015 Two Cents Worth, Pro Arts, developed and organized a Professional Development Series, Oakland, CA. USA Rocks, Silica, Soap Box, California College of the Arts, Oakland CA. USA Invited Mentor for Hothouse the Crafts Council's Professional Development Program, UK Author of The Figure as a Map to Human Experience, Ceramic Art and Perception, Mar./Jun. 2015, pg. 40-45 Not Too Funky: New Bay Area Ceramics curated by Christa Assad at DVC Art Gallery, CA. USA    2014 Unbreakable: Selections from the CCA Ceramic Alumni of the New Millennium, Arts Benicia (Exhibiting and Panel Participating Artist), Benicia, CA. USA The Figurative Association: Human Form Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,  (Symposium Guest Writer and Closing Speaker), Gatlinburg, TN. USA Invited Lecturer for Hothouse, Crafts Council's Professional Development Program, UK Artists Selector, 2015 International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales Invited Speaker, Professional Arts Practice Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Pulso, Kendall Galleries: Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. MI USA    2012 to 2013 Wonderland Exhibition, Curator at Milton Keynes Arts Centre, MK, UK Richard Slee: Revolution in the Rain, Guest Curator at Milton Keynes Arts Centre, UK BCB Award 2013, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, UK Made in MK, Artist Commission, MK Arts & Heritage Alliance, MK. UK Four McKnight Artists, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA (Touring Exhibition) Stories in the Making, Ceramic Narratives + Dialogue, Made North Gallery, Yorkshire Art Space, Sheffield, UK Invited Hothouse Lecturer, Crafts Council, London, UK Author of Reporting on Residencies, Ceramic Review Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013, Pg. 19 McKnight Fellowship, Artist in Residence, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Winona State University, Minnesota, USA Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Carleton College, Minnesota, USA James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art, Gimpel Fils, Group Exhibition, London, UK Author of Ceramics and the Human Figure for A&C Black Publishing, UK and USA Distribution Manor Oaks Studios, Artist in Residence, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield, UK The Body is Thinking the Head: Edith Garcia, Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 85, Pages 61-65    2010 to 2011 Naughty and Nice, Lillstreet Art Center, Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL. USA Shortlisted Artist Bursary Award, MK Community Foundation, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK From the Center to the Edge, Archie Bray Foundation, Silent Auction, Helena, MT. USA RCA Research Show 2011, Royal College of Art, London, UK Featured 2011 NCECA Biennial Review, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, June 2011, Pg.63 NCECA, 2011 Biennial Exhibition, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. USA Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK The Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts,  (Exhibition and Conference Panel) Gatlinburg, TN. USA Project Space in conjunction with Andrew Lord, Milton Keynes Gallery, MK, UK 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Mpls, MN. USA Made at The Clay Studio, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. USA Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, UK Transcending the Figure: Contemporary Ceramics, Dairy Barn, OH. USA    2008 to 2009 International Guest Artist-in-Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA Invited Demonstrator, International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, Wales.  Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast. Ireland Contemporary Monsters, Guest Curator, Northern Clay Center, (with Catalogue), Mpls. USA Featured in 500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, USA Feature in Confrontational Ceramics, A&C Black, UK Confrontational Ceramics, Westchester Arts Council, USA, Curator: Judith Schwartz The Grand Ceramics Theatre, MIAAO, International Museum of the Applied Arts Today in association with UIA 23rd World Congress of Architects, Torino, Italy Visual Arts Scotland, [Invited Artist] Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland Terra Incognita: The Unknown Earth, Baltimore Clayworks, USA University of Ulster, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Belfast, Ireland     Westminster University, Harrow Campus, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK Camberwell College of Arts, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK    2006 to 2007 MU Gallery, VJ Audio-Visual Art + VJ Culture, Book Presentations, NL Profiled in Breaking the Mould, Black Dog Publishing, London UKUniversity of Ulster, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Belfast, Ireland Westminster University, Harrow Campus, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK Barbican Centre, Contemporary Monsters Installation, London UK Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, UK Six McKnight Artist, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN USA (Touring Exhibition) Portland Community College, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, OR. USA Northern Clay Center, Jerome Fellowship (Juror), MN. USA Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, London, UK Northern Clay Center, Artist-in-Residence, McKnight Fellowship, MN. USA    2004 to 2005 Reading College, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer and Tutorial, Reading, UK The Fragmented Figure Conference, Things of Nature Unknown [Paper], UWIC, Wales New Designers, One Year On, Craft Council Exhibitor, London, UK Appledore Visual Arts Festival, Artist in Residence, Appledore, Kent, UK Contemporary Ceramics: Plants and Planters, Winokur Pottery, PA, USA British Council, CD artwork and design, Europa 25, Brussels Kunstradio, Double Fold, live video performance, Vienna, Austria ISEA, screening of Double Fold film, Helsinki, FI    2002 to 2003 Mills College, Independent Study, Oakland, CA Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Solo Exhibition, Bideford, UK St. Ives International Ceramica an International Festival of Clay Gallery 291, Collaboration with artist Scanner, London, UK The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Arts, Helena, MT, USA Artist Residency Program- Sage Fellowship Recipient     2000 to 2001 Walker Art Center, Education Department, Teen Programs Assistant, MN, USA Jerome Visual Artist Travel Grant, Mpls, MN, USA El Colegio, Artist Educator with CreArte, Mpls, MN, USA Saint John’s Pottery, Artist Residency Program Saint John’s, Collegeville, MN, USA Minnesota State Arts Board, Visual Artist Fellowship, St. Paul, MN, USA Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan Led three-day ceramics workshop, MI, USA OX-BOW, Saugatuck, Michigan Artist Residency, MI, USA Recipient of William Carr Olendorf Fund Split Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota, MN, USA Artist-in-Residence -Recipient of Split Rock Arts Program Scholarship Fund Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, USA Artist-in-Residence-Recipient of Kottler Kiln God Residency  Publications | (Selected List) 2018    Author: Crowdfunding, Beth Cavener and Kelsey Bowen, Ceramics Monthly, Feb/2018 pg. 44-47 2017    Author: Behind the Hidden Hare, Russell Wrankle, Ceramics Monthly, Dec/17 pg. 44-47 2016    Author: Clay Culture: London Blue, Ceramics Monthly, (November) pg. 22-25 2015    Author: Ceramic Art and Perception, The Figure as a Map to Human Experience (Mar/Jun.) pg. 40-49 2014    Author: The Figure as a Map to Human Experience (Symposium Catalog)            Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA 2013    Author: Ceramic Review Magazine, Reporting on Residencies, Jan/Feb 2013, pg. 19 2012    Author: Ceramics and the Human Figure, A&C Black Publishing, Global Distribution 2011     Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 85, The Body is Thinking the Head: Edith Garcia, pg. 61-65 2011     Ceramics Monthly, June/August 2011, NCECA Review 2011, pg. 62-63 2009   500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, USA 2009   Contemporary Monsters Exhibition Catalog, Northern Clay Center, Mpls. MN. 2009   Minneapolis Star Tribune, ‘Creature Feature’, Arts Section, Minneapolis, MN, Mar 19. Cover Page    2009   Vitamin Online Magazine, ‘Contemporary Monsters’, http://www.vita.mn 2008   Confrontational Ceramics, Westchester Arts Council, USA, Curator: Judith Schwartz 2007   New Direction in Ceramics, Black Dog Publishing, London UK  Publications | (2005 to 2006) Neue Keramik/New Ceramic: Profile: Nov/Dec 06, DK Ceramics Art and Perception Magazine: Profile: The End of Otra Vez Series, Nov/Dec 06, AU Time Out London, Nov 8-15, Pg. 158 Issue 1890, UK Six McKnight Artist Catalogue, Sept. 06 ISBN: 1-932706-11-9, USAClay Times: Gallery Section, October 06, USA Nature of Things Unknown - Edith Garcia [http://www.interpretingceramics.com] Creative Week Newspaper: Bespoke: Profile on Edith Garcia, October 06, UK Ceramics Monthly, Gallery Section, October 06, USA Ceramic Review Magazine, Sculptor and Figure by Jo Dahn, May/June 06, UK Interpreting Ceramics On-Line Journal, Speak for Yourself, [www.interpretingceramics.com] Ceramic Monthly, Up Front Section, April/May 06, USA American Craft Magazine, Gallery Section, April/May 06, USA Ceramic Review Magazine, Profile: Edith Garcia, Things of Nature Unknown, March 06 UK Star Tribune, Arts Section, Edith Garcia on the Go by Mary Abbe, Feb 06, MN, USA. City Pages, A-List, City Pages Magazine, Feb 06, MN, USA A-N Magazine, News Section, Feb. 06, UK KultureFlash, Issue 129, [kultureflash.net] London, UK 2006   Invited Guest Artist & Speaker | (Selected List) 2017      Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. USA Visiting Lecturer, Ohio State University, Graduate Art Department, OH. USA Visiting Lecturer, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Aberystwyth, Wales. UK    2014 to 2016 A Life in Sculpture, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Wales, UK November 2016 Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture, My Life in Sculpture, CCA, Oakland. October 2015 Closing Speaker and Guest Writer, The Human Form Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA Lecturer at Hothouse, Crafts Council’s Professional Development Program, Nottingham, UK Artists Selector, 2015 International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales Invited Lecturer at Professional Arts Practice Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK  2011 to 2013      Lecturer at Hothouse, Crafts Council’s Professional Development Program, Sheffield, UK Lecture on Artist Residencies and Professional Development, Winona State University, MN. USA Lecture on The Human Form in Figurative Ceramics, Carleton College, MN. USA Lecturer on Ceramics and Museum Interventions, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK Conference Panel, The Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay,  Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA  2008 to 2009 International Guest Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA Invited Demonstrator and Lecturer, International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, Wales.  Master-class Artist and Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast. Ireland Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Westminster University, UK Guest Lecturer on The Business of Art, Camberwell College of Arts, UK Master-class Artist and Lecturer on Sculptural Ceramics, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland  2006 to 2007    Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Westminster University, UK Contemporary Figurative Ceramics and Business Practice, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Portland Community College, OR. USA Visiting Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, Northern Clay Center, McKnight Fellowship, MN. USA Visiting Artist, Guest Lecturer and Workshop, Reading College, Reading, UK Visiting Lecturer, St. Ives International Ceramic an International Festival of Clay, St.Ives, UK       Awards, Artist in Residencies and Fellowships 2017 California College of the Arts, Faculty Travel Grant, OAK/SF. CA. USA  2015 Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professorship, California College of the Arts, OAK/SF. CA. USA Awarded a year-long professorship leading courses in Craft Theory hands on courses  2012 Northern Clay Center, McKnight Fellowship Artist in Residence, Minneapolis, MN. USA Yorkshire Artspace, Manor Oaks Studios, Artist in Residence, Sheffield, UK  2009 Royal College of Art, MPhil Research Bursary, London. UK  2004 to 2008   RCA Bursary, Ceramics and Glass, Applied Arts School, London. UK Interpreting Ceramics, Speak for Yourself Competition [Paper], UWIC, Wales Crafts Council Development Award, Craft Council, London, UK Finalist for Fulbright Fellowship, USA Exhibitions Fellow, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA (2002-4), USA Visual Artist Study and Travel Grant, Jerome Foundation, Mpls, MN, USA Sage Fellowship, Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT, USA Visual Artist Fellowship, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN, USA  2000 Split Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota, MN, USA Artist Residency-Recipient of Split Rock Arts Program Fund, USA OX-BOW, Recipient of William Carr Olendorf Fund, Saugatuck, MI, USA Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Kottler Kiln God, Newcastle, ME, USA Jerome Artist Grant, Northern Clay Center, Mpls, MN, USA


Edith Garcia
edith(@)edithgarcia.com


Currently Professor at:
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.
California College of the Arts, OAK/SF.
Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professor, CCA, OAK/SF.


Education
2012     MPhil Research Degree, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2004    Master of Fine Arts, California College of the Arts (CCA), OAK/SF. CA USA
1998     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art Design, Mpls. MN. USA
1998     Instituto d ’Arte in Porta Romana, Florence, Italy
1997     Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas, Xochimilco, UNAM, Mexico, D.F.

 

Professional Experience | (Selected List)
2018
NCC Residential, Works from the Permanent Collection, Northern Clay Center, Mpls. MN. USA
Author of Crowdfunding, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, February Issue, 2018, pg. 42-44

2017
Author of Behind the Hidden Hare, Russell Wrankle, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, December 2017, pg. 44-47
Home from Home, Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, Group Exhibition, London, UK
Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. USA
forgotten words, Guest Curator at Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA. USA
Visiting Lecturer, Ohio State University, Graduate Art Department, OH. USA
Body Continuum, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany CA. USA
Visiting Lecturer, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Aberystwyth, Wales. UK

2016
Author of Clay Culture: London Blue, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, November 2016, pg. 22-25
elemental shifts: innocence in the fire, Transmission Gallery, (Solo Exhibition) Oakland, CA. USA
Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professorship, California College of the Arts, Oakland/San Francisco. USA
Across the Table, Across the Land, NCECA, (CCA student exhibition working in the field of social practice)
curated by Namita Gupta Wiggers and Michael Strand), KS. USA
Profit Margin, Charlie Cummings Gallery, (Group Exhibition) Gainesville, FL. USA

2015
Two Cents Worth, Pro Arts, developed and organized a Professional Development Series, Oakland, CA. USA
Rocks, Silica, Soap Box, California College of the Arts, Oakland CA. USA
Invited Mentor for Hothouse the Crafts Council's Professional Development Program, UK
Author of The Figure as a Map to Human Experience, Ceramic Art and Perception, Mar./Jun. 2015, pg. 40-45
Not Too Funky: New Bay Area Ceramics curated by Christa Assad at DVC Art Gallery, CA. USA

2014
Unbreakable: Selections from the CCA Ceramic Alumni of the New Millennium, Arts Benicia
(Exhibiting and Panel Participating Artist), Benicia, CA. USA
The Figurative Association: Human Form Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 
(Symposium Guest Writer and Closing Speaker), Gatlinburg, TN. USA
Invited Lecturer for Hothouse, Crafts Council's Professional Development Program, UK
Artists Selector, 2015 International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales
Invited Speaker, Professional Arts Practice Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Pulso, Kendall Galleries: Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University. MI USA

2012 to 2013
Wonderland Exhibition, Curator at Milton Keynes Arts Centre, MK, UK
Richard Slee: Revolution in the Rain, Guest Curator at Milton Keynes Arts Centre, UK
BCB Award 2013, British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Made in MK, Artist Commission, MK Arts & Heritage Alliance, MK. UK
Four McKnight Artists, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA (Touring Exhibition)
Stories in the Making, Ceramic Narratives + Dialogue, Made North Gallery, Yorkshire Art Space, Sheffield, UK
Invited Hothouse Lecturer, Crafts Council, London, UK
Author of Reporting on Residencies, Ceramic Review Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013, Pg. 19
McKnight Fellowship, Artist in Residence, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. USA
Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Winona State University, Minnesota, USA
Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Carleton College, Minnesota, USA
James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art, Gimpel Fils, Group Exhibition, London, UK
Author of Ceramics and the Human Figure for A&C Black Publishing, UK and USA Distribution
Manor Oaks Studios, Artist in Residence, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield, UK
The Body is Thinking the Head: Edith Garcia, Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 85, Pages 61-65

2010 to 2011
Naughty and Nice, Lillstreet Art Center, Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL. USA
Shortlisted Artist Bursary Award, MK Community Foundation, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK
From the Center to the Edge, Archie Bray Foundation, Silent Auction, Helena, MT. USA
RCA Research Show 2011, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Featured 2011 NCECA Biennial Review, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, June 2011, Pg.63
NCECA, 2011 Biennial Exhibition, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. USA
Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
The Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 
(Exhibition and Conference Panel) Gatlinburg, TN. USA
Project Space in conjunction with Andrew Lord, Milton Keynes Gallery, MK, UK
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Northern Clay Center, Mpls, MN. USA
Made at The Clay Studio, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. USA
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, UK
Transcending the Figure: Contemporary Ceramics, Dairy Barn, OH. USA

2008 to 2009
International Guest Artist-in-Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
Invited Demonstrator, International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, Wales. 
Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast. Ireland
Contemporary Monsters, Guest Curator, Northern Clay Center, (with Catalogue), Mpls. USA
Featured in 500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, USA
Feature in Confrontational Ceramics, A&C Black, UK
Confrontational Ceramics, Westchester Arts Council, USA, Curator: Judith Schwartz
The Grand Ceramics Theatre, MIAAO, International Museum of the
Applied Arts Today in association with UIA 23rd World Congress of Architects, Torino, Italy
Visual Arts Scotland, [Invited Artist] Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland
Terra Incognita: The Unknown Earth, Baltimore Clayworks, USA
University of Ulster, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Belfast, Ireland    
Westminster University, Harrow Campus, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK
Camberwell College of Arts, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK

2006 to 2007
MU Gallery, VJ Audio-Visual Art + VJ Culture, Book Presentations, NL
Profiled in Breaking the Mould, Black Dog Publishing, London UKUniversity of Ulster,
Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, Belfast, Ireland
Westminster University, Harrow Campus, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, UK
Barbican Centre, Contemporary Monsters Installation, London UK
Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Six McKnight Artist, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN USA (Touring Exhibition)
Portland Community College, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer, OR. USA
Northern Clay Center, Jerome Fellowship (Juror), MN. USA
Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, London, UK
Northern Clay Center, Artist-in-Residence, McKnight Fellowship, MN. USA

2004 to 2005
Reading College, Visiting Artist | Guest Lecturer and Tutorial, Reading, UK
The Fragmented Figure Conference, Things of Nature Unknown [Paper], UWIC, Wales
New Designers, One Year On, Craft Council Exhibitor, London, UK
Appledore Visual Arts Festival, Artist in Residence, Appledore, Kent, UK
Contemporary Ceramics: Plants and Planters, Winokur Pottery, PA, USA
British Council, CD artwork and design, Europa 25, Brussels
Kunstradio, Double Fold, live video performance, Vienna, Austria
ISEA, screening of Double Fold film, Helsinki, FI

2002 to 2003
Mills College, Independent Study, Oakland, CA
Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Solo Exhibition, Bideford, UK
St. Ives International Ceramica an International Festival of Clay
Gallery 291, Collaboration with artist Scanner, London, UK
The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Arts, Helena, MT, USA
Artist Residency Program- Sage Fellowship Recipient

2000 to 2001
Walker Art Center, Education Department, Teen Programs Assistant, MN, USA
Jerome Visual Artist Travel Grant, Mpls, MN, USA
El Colegio, Artist Educator with CreArte, Mpls, MN, USA
Saint John’s Pottery, Artist Residency Program Saint John’s, Collegeville, MN, USA
Minnesota State Arts Board, Visual Artist Fellowship, St. Paul, MN, USA
Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan Led three-day ceramics workshop, MI, USA
OX-BOW, Saugatuck, Michigan Artist Residency, MI, USA
Recipient of William Carr Olendorf Fund
Split Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Artist-in-Residence -Recipient of Split Rock Arts Program Scholarship Fund
Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, USA
Artist-in-Residence-Recipient of Kottler Kiln God Residency

Publications | (Selected List)
2018    Author: Crowdfunding, Beth Cavener and Kelsey Bowen, Ceramics Monthly, Feb/2018 pg. 44-47
2017    Author: Behind the Hidden Hare, Russell Wrankle, Ceramics Monthly, Dec/17 pg. 44-47
2016    Author: Clay Culture: London Blue, Ceramics Monthly, (November) pg. 22-25
2015    Author: Ceramic Art and Perception, The Figure as a Map to Human Experience (Mar/Jun.) pg. 40-49
2014    Author: The Figure as a Map to Human Experience (Symposium Catalog)
           Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA
2013    Author: Ceramic Review Magazine, Reporting on Residencies, Jan/Feb 2013, pg. 19
2012    Author: Ceramics and the Human Figure, A&C Black Publishing, Global Distribution
2011     Ceramics: Art and Perception No. 85, The Body is Thinking the Head: Edith Garcia, pg. 61-65
2011     Ceramics Monthly, June/August 2011, NCECA Review 2011, pg. 62-63
2009   500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, USA
2009   Contemporary Monsters Exhibition Catalog, Northern Clay Center, Mpls. MN.
2009   Minneapolis Star Tribune, ‘Creature Feature’, Arts Section, Minneapolis, MN, Mar 19. Cover Page   
2009   Vitamin Online Magazine, ‘Contemporary Monsters’, http://www.vita.mn
2008   Confrontational Ceramics, Westchester Arts Council, USA, Curator: Judith Schwartz
2007   New Direction in Ceramics, Black Dog Publishing, London UK

Publications | (2005 to 2006)
Neue Keramik/New Ceramic: Profile: Nov/Dec 06, DK
Ceramics Art and Perception Magazine: Profile: The End of Otra Vez Series, Nov/Dec 06, AU
Time Out London, Nov 8-15, Pg. 158 Issue 1890, UK
Six McKnight Artist Catalogue, Sept. 06 ISBN: 1-932706-11-9, USAClay Times: Gallery Section, October 06, USA
Nature of Things Unknown - Edith Garcia [http://www.interpretingceramics.com]
Creative Week Newspaper: Bespoke: Profile on Edith Garcia, October 06, UK
Ceramics Monthly, Gallery Section, October 06, USA
Ceramic Review Magazine, Sculptor and Figure by Jo Dahn, May/June 06, UK
Interpreting Ceramics On-Line Journal, Speak for Yourself, [www.interpretingceramics.com]
Ceramic Monthly, Up Front Section, April/May 06, USA
American Craft Magazine, Gallery Section, April/May 06, USA
Ceramic Review Magazine, Profile: Edith Garcia, Things of Nature Unknown, March 06 UK
Star Tribune, Arts Section, Edith Garcia on the Go by Mary Abbe, Feb 06, MN, USA.
City Pages, A-List, City Pages Magazine, Feb 06, MN, USA
A-N Magazine, News Section, Feb. 06, UK
KultureFlash, Issue 129, [kultureflash.net] London, UK 2006


Invited Guest Artist & Speaker | (Selected List)
2017     
Visiting Lecturer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. USA
Visiting Lecturer, Ohio State University, Graduate Art Department, OH. USA
Visiting Lecturer, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Aberystwyth, Wales. UK


2014 to 2016
A Life in Sculpture, Cardiff School of Art and Design, Wales, UK November 2016
Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture, My Life in Sculpture, CCA, Oakland. October 2015
Closing Speaker and Guest Writer, The Human Form Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA
Lecturer at Hothouse, Crafts Council’s Professional Development Program, Nottingham, UK
Artists Selector, 2015 International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales
Invited Lecturer at Professional Arts Practice Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

2011 to 2013     
Lecturer at Hothouse, Crafts Council’s Professional Development Program, Sheffield, UK
Lecture on Artist Residencies and Professional Development, Winona State University, MN. USA
Lecture on The Human Form in Figurative Ceramics, Carleton College, MN. USA
Lecturer on Ceramics and Museum Interventions, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
Conference Panel, The Figurative Association: Celebrating the Human Form in Clay, 
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. USA

2008 to 2009
International Guest Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, USA
Invited Demonstrator and Lecturer, International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, Wales. 
Master-class Artist and Guest Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast. Ireland
Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Westminster University, UK
Guest Lecturer on The Business of Art, Camberwell College of Arts, UK
Master-class Artist and Lecturer on Sculptural Ceramics, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland

2006 to 2007   
Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Westminster University, UK
Contemporary Figurative Ceramics and Business Practice, University of Ulster, Belfast, Ireland
Guest Lecturer on Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Portland Community College, OR. USA
Visiting Lecturer and Artist-in-Residence, Northern Clay Center, McKnight Fellowship, MN. USA
Visiting Artist, Guest Lecturer and Workshop, Reading College, Reading, UK
Visiting Lecturer, St. Ives International Ceramic an International Festival of Clay, St.Ives, UK

 

Awards, Artist in Residencies and Fellowships
2017
California College of the Arts, Faculty Travel Grant, OAK/SF. CA. USA

2015
Viola Frey Distinguished Visiting Professorship, California College of the Arts, OAK/SF. CA. USA
Awarded a year-long professorship leading courses in Craft Theory hands on courses

2012
Northern Clay Center, McKnight Fellowship Artist in Residence, Minneapolis, MN. USA
Yorkshire Artspace, Manor Oaks Studios, Artist in Residence, Sheffield, UK

2009
Royal College of Art, MPhil Research Bursary, London. UK

2004 to 2008  
RCA Bursary, Ceramics and Glass, Applied Arts School, London. UK
Interpreting Ceramics, Speak for Yourself Competition [Paper], UWIC, Wales
Crafts Council Development Award, Craft Council, London, UK
Finalist for Fulbright Fellowship, USA
Exhibitions Fellow, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA (2002-4), USA
Visual Artist Study and Travel Grant, Jerome Foundation, Mpls, MN, USA
Sage Fellowship, Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT, USA
Visual Artist Fellowship, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN, USA

2000
Split Rock Arts Program, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
Artist Residency-Recipient of Split Rock Arts Program Fund, USA
OX-BOW, Recipient of William Carr Olendorf Fund, Saugatuck, MI, USA
Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Kottler Kiln God, Newcastle, ME, USA
Jerome Artist Grant, Northern Clay Center, Mpls, MN, USA