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Blue Join, Hand Built Ceramic Double Bowl Vessel Organic Sculptural Art Object



This vivid blue vessel is totally built by hand and kiln fired. The clay is glazed in cobalt blue and the surface is textured with variation throughout. Jerilyn Virden Blue Join Handbuilt earthenware, hollow construction, glazed & sandblasted Measures: 7 H x 18.50 W x 12 D in 17.78 H x 46.99 W x 30.48 D cm Jerilyn Virden Selected Exhibitions 2012 SOFA NY, Ann Nathan Gallery, New York, NY 2011 SOFA Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL 2009 Simply Formal, Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology, Tempe, AZ. Abstraction, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC. Penland: Great Artists, Great Teachers, Habatat Gallery, Tysons Corner, VA. 2009 Yunomi invitational, Akar, Iowa City, IA. 2008 Possibilities: Rising Stars of Contemporary Craft, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC. 38th Annual Ceramics Show, Crossman Gallery, U of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI. SOFA New York, SOFA Chicago, and Palm Beach³, Ann Nathan Gallery. Red, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. New, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC. Fellowship Exhibition, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC. 2007 SOFA New York, Chicago, and Palm Beach 3, Ann Nathan Gallery Core Sample, James Patrick Gallery, Wiscasset, ME. By Six, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NC. Cup of Tea, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC. 90 Teapots (More or Less), Xen Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Perspectives on Containment, TRAC Gallery, Burnsville, NC. Coming Up Down South, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC. Winterfest 2007, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Potluck 2007—Artists Invite Artists, The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC. Potters of the Roan, Washington Street Gallery, Lewisville, WV. Potters of the Roan, Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC. La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay at NCECA, Louisville, KY. 2006 SOFA Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL SOFA New York Ann Nathan Gallery, New York, NY Art Chicago in the Mart, Merchandise Mart, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL Palm Beach³, Ann Nathan Gallery, Palm Beach, FL 2005 SOFA Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL SOFA New York, Ann Nathan Gallery, New York, NY Art Chicago in the Park, Butler Field, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL Palm Beach³, Ann Nathan Gallery, Palm Beach, FL 2004 SOFA Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL Penland School of Crafts: Contemporary Traditions, SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL SOFA New York, Ann Nathan Gallery, New York, NY Penland Resident Artists 2004 Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC. Two Views of a Mentorship, Granatelli Studio, Floyd, VA 2003 Winterfest 2003, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. Resident Artists 2003 Penland Gallery, Kathryn Gremley, curator. NCECA 2003 Clay National, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA. 2002 Cup: The Intimate Object, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN. Texas Mud, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX. Born of Fire III: The Art of Ceramics and Glass, The Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC. R.S.V.P. The Dinnerware Invitational Penland Gallery, Penland, NC. Penland At VCU, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 2001 Our Last Christmas at Atherton Mill, WDO Gallery, Charlotte, NC. In Transition, Penland Gallery, Katheryn Gremley, Curator, Penland, NC. VanOrden and Virden, Corning Community College, Corning, NY. Voices in Clay, Visual Arts League, Victoria Loe Hicks, Curator, Lewisville, TX. 2000 Emerging Voices, 500X Gallery, Fred Herbst, Curator, Dallas, TX. 1998 Fourteenth Annual Holiday Gift Show, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA. Selected collections: Lynn and Howard Halpern, Atlanta, GA Colleen Sullivan, Chicago, IL Robert Wislow, Chicago, IL Steve Abend, Kansas City, MO Roy Essakow, Los Angeles, CA Joan bergere, Highland Park, IL Dr. John Thomas, Fort Wayne, IN Harold Pote, New York, NY Robert Silberberg, Brooklyn, NY Paula Cramer, Marion, PA Paul Street, Riverside, CT Gerald Bertuna, Staten Island, NY Philip Kolodner, Gladwyne, PA Sharon Malcomson, Tucson, AZ Mike Witt, Boston, MA Natasha Nicholson, Milwaukee, WIResidencies and Work Experience 2004 - present Studio Artist, Bakersville, NC. 2001 - 2004 Artist- in- Residence, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC. Awards & grants: 2006 Visual Artist Fellowship Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC. 2004 Regional Artist Project Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, Asheville Area Arts Council, Madison County Arts Council, Avery County Arts Council, and Toe River Arts Council. 2003 NCECA 2003 Clay National Purchase Award, San Diego, CA. 2001 Rigsby Grant, Meadows School of the Arts. Publications: 2008 “Possibilities: Rising Stars of Contemporary Craft in North Carolina, by Kate Dobbs Ariail, American Craft, Oct/ Nov 2008. 2006 “The Tei Tei Project,” by Louise Rosenfield, Ceramics Monthly, February 2006. 2004 “Twenty One Young American Potters,” Studio Potter, Volume 32 No. 2. 2003 “500 Bowls” Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott, Ed., Published by Lark Books. Education: 2001 MFA, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. 1997 BFA, Ceramics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.


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