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Ken Turner - 12643 12th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98168, Work: kturner@digipen.edu Personal:kenturnerpottery@comcast.net Website: http://www.kenturnerpottery.com 206.660.8464

Selected Experience
DigiPen Institute of Technology, Senior Lecturer Fine Arts Dept., Head of Ceramics
Dept. Instructor & Director, DigiPen’s Plastic Arts Lab, Redmond, WA 2012 – Present
Turner Pottery Sole Proprietor, Turner Pottery, Seattle, WA 1983 – Present
Burien Parks & Recreation Instructor, Mosher Art Center, Burien, WA 1994 – 2011 Bellevue College Ceramic Instructor, CE programs, Bellevue, WA 1997 – 2011
Bellevue Art Museum Ceramic Department Head, Bellevue, WA 2001 –2003
Antioch University Seattle Adjunct - Ceramic Instructor, Seattle, WA 2003 – 2011
Kirkland Art Center Ceramic Instructor, Kirkland, WA 2004 – 2011
Ceramic Technician and Dept. Supervisor, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA 1995
Selected Lectures & Presentations
ACS Potters Council Int. conference “Alternative Firing Surfaces” Minneapolis, MN 2013
“Breaking the Surface” American Ceramic Society Potters Council, Port Hadlock, WA 2007
Central Academy of Fine Art, Personal Ceramic Work, Beijing, China 2006
FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums & Fuping Pottery Art Village, Shaanxi, China 2006
Ceramics Factory One, Personal Ceramic Work, Yixing, China 2006
Fine Arts College of Shanghai University, Personal Ceramic Work, Shanghai, China 2006


Selected Exhibitions
Reaching Beyond: The NWDC at 60 Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA. 2014
Northwest Ceramics Invitational Trackside Art Gallery, Spokane, WA. 2013
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, “Uncommon Gifts” Spokane, WA 2012
Museum of Northwest Art, Tulipier Exhibition, La Connor, WA 2012
Maude Kerns Art Center, “Touchable” Eugene, OR 2012
Sanbao Ceramic Art Museum, Jingdezhen, China 2011
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA 2010-12
Robert Sperry Symposium Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA 2009
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA 2008
Jingdezhen China Ceramic Museum, International JingDeZhen Ceramic Fair, China 2007
Concept Exhibition of Post Imperial Porcelain, Palace Museum Beijing, China 2006-7
East Meets West International Art Exhibition, Sanbao Gallery, Jingdezhen, China 2006
Jingdezhen International Invitational Exhibition, Jingdezhen National Museum, China 2005
"Northwest Meets Southwest", Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico; juried show 1996
Evergreen Hospital plate collection, Kirkland, WA 1996
Safeco Corporate Art Collection thirteen platters, National 1993
Year of American Craft, Northwest Craft Center, Seattle, WA; juried show 1993
Sylvia Ullman American Crafts Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; invitational 1993
The Art of Craft, The Bon Marche, Seattle, WA; juried show 1992
Ellensburg Community Art Gallery, Ellensburg, WA; solo, 1992
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA; juried show 1990
PANACA Gallery, Bellevue, WA; solo show 1977


Education
Sammamish High School Bellevue, WA 1975, AA Peninsula Community College, Port Angeles, WA 1975 – 1977 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO 1978 -1979 , Self educated through master workshops.