Steve Kelly

Education

University of Montana, Missoula MT, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Apprenticeship Potter, Buckcreek Pottery, Nelson County, Virginia

Ceramic Exhibitions

2015                            Dwell Magazine’s Monogram Modern Home Exhibit (Traveling Exhibit)

2015                            Faculty Exhibit, Multnomah Art Center Portland OR

2015                            Oregon Potters Association Gallery Exhibit

2014                            Faculty Exhibit, Multnomah Art Center Portland OR

2014                            The Art of Tea, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland OR

2014                            Oregon Potters Association Gallery Exhibit

2013                            Tea Bowl National, Kansas City MO

2013                            Faculty Exhibit, Multnomah Art Center Portland OR

2013                            Oregon Potters Association Gallery Exhibit

2013                            Street of Dreams, Design Exhibition

Workshops and Demonstrations

Guest on the PottersCast September, 2015

Two-Day Visiting Artist at St. Louis Community College 2015

One Day Visiting Artist at South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia Washington 2014

OPA Ceramics Showcase Live On-Stage Demonstrations2013, 2014, 2015

Ceramics Career

Owner, Kelly Pottery                                                                                                                               2010 - Present

·     operates a growing wholesale and retail pottery

·     Designs website and all marketing materials

·     Cultivates and serves a large list of wholesale clients

·     Exhibits work in local galleries and craft shows

Ceramics Instructor, Multnomah Arts Center                                                                                       2013 - Present

·     Teaching ceramic techniques to adults and children

·     Wheel and Hand Building

·     Cone ten ceramics, Raku, Pit fire, etc.

·     Deliver and design weekend workshops

 

Clients and Representation

The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland OR

Eutectic Gallery, Portland OR

Take Heart, Austin TX

Alder & Company Portland OR

Hilary Horvath Floral, Portland OR

Tilde, Portland OR

The Tao of Tea, Portland OR

Oko, Portland OR

Flora, Portland OR

Rejuvenation Lighting and Hardware, Portland OR

Kiriko, Portland OR

Farm Spirit (Restaurant), Portland OR

Luetke Flowers, Vancouver WA

Ink and Peat, Portland OR

 

Employment History

 

2010-Present              Owner and Potter, Kelly Pottery, Portland OR

2010-2013                   Workplace Giving Coordinator, Work for Art, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland OR

2006-2010                   Program Director, St. Cecilia Academy, St. Louis MO

2003-2006                   Production Manager, KDHX TV, St. Louis MO

2002-2006                   Arts Educator, COCA, St. Louis MO

1999-2002                   Co-Owner, River City Media, Missoula MT

1998-2000                   Baker, Le Petit Outre, Missoula MT

1997-1998                   Baker, Bernice’s Bakery, Missoula MT

1996-1997                   Gallery Director, COCA, St. Louis MO

1996-1997                   Program Director, Arts Connection, COCA St. Louis MO

1994-1997                   Arts Educator, COCA, St. Louis MO

Interests/Affiliations

Member (former board member) Oregon Pottery's Association

Filmmaker

Co-Producer and Director of Photography on a number of nationally recognized documentary films

“This Means Something” shown nationally at film festivals

“Stan Kann: The Happiest Man in the World” shown nationally at film festivals and screened on St. Louis PBS

"Tour de Donut: Gluttons for Punishment" shown nationally at film festivals