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Born 

1955, El Paso, Texas, USA


Education

MA, Art, Ceramics Emphasis, San Francisco State University, 1987 

BA, Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1977 


Solo Exhibitons

2015 Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York

2008  Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Arizona

2005  Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2003  Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

          Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida

2002  Embracing Night, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona

1999  Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida

1998  Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

          Twist, Portland, Oregon

1997  Jill Spanbauer Gallery, Naples, Florida

          Florabundance, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

1996  Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

          Winfield Gallery, Carmel, California

          Platters, Twist, Portland, Oregon

1995  Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1994  Majolica, New Work, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California

1993  Majolica, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1992  New Works in Polychrome Terra Cotta, Javier Puig Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1991  Contemporary Majolica, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin



Selected Group and Two-Person Exhibitions

2017  Paintings and Ceramic Work by Farraday Newsome and Jeff Reich, Manheim/ARC Contemporary Fine

          Arts, Cottonwood, Arizona

          38th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona

          La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2017, Portland, Oregon

2016  Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome: In the Fullness of Time, Phoenix College, Phoenix, Arizona

          Tempe Center for the Arts 2016 Juried Biennial: CLAY, Tempe, Arizona

          37th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

          Artist Invitation Simple Cup Show 2016, Kobo Gallery, Seattle, Washington

          The Art of Tea, Yavapai College Art Gallery, Clarkdale, Arizona     

2015  36th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

          La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Providence, Rhode Island

          Birds of a Feather, Tempe Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona

         The Seven Cs of Arizona, Terminal 4 Gallery, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

2014  50 From 6: Contemporary Ceramic Art From Six Rocky Mountain States, Southern Utah

          University Art Museum, Cedar City, Utah

          La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013  SOFA Chicago, represented by Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

          La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA

          Gallery Invitational, Five15 Arts, Phoenix, Arizona

         Teapots, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2012  Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome: Compatible Visions, Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado

          Contemporary Ceramics, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

          La Mesa, NCECA 2012, Santa Fe Clay, Seattle, Washington

          Collecting Arizona: Selections from the ASU Art Museum, Arizona State University Art Museum,  

          Tempe Arizona

2011 Not So Still Life, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

          Potters for Peace Exhibition, NCECA 2011, Tampa, Florida

          La Mesa, NCECA 2011, Santa Fe Clay, Tampa Florida

          La Mesa in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

          Sharing the Stage: The Contemporary Vase 2011, Artisan Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

          2011 Annual Art Auction, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

          Contemporary Forum 2011 Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

          Night Moves - After Dark Images, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

          The Artisan Gallery Cup and Mug Invitational 2010, Artisan Gallery, Northampton,Massachusetts           2010  Narrative Animal Imagery, The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, California          

           31st Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

           Strange Brew: The Gerry and Daphna Teapot Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum

               Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, Arizona

           La Mesa in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           A Midsummer Eve: An Exploration of Color and Surface, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland

          The Artisan Gallery Cup and Mug Invitational: Consider the Cup 2010, The Artisan Gallery

                 Northhampton, Massachusetts

           Tohono Chul Park A- to-Z, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

          20 Years in Retrospect: Northern Clay Center’s 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Northern Clay Center,

                Minneapolis, Minnesota

2009   SOFA WEST Santa Fe, Cervini Haas Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico 

           Farraday Newsome and Jeff Reich: New Forms in Clay, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale,    

                Arizona             

           Compatible Visions: Jeff Reich and Farraday Newsome, Phoenix  College  Art Gallery,   

                 Phoenix, Arizona 

           Masterworks from the Collection , Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

           Food: Feast for the Eyes, from the Collection”, Arizona State University Art Museum,    

                 Tempe,  Arizona

           Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

           Imprints: A Survey of Ceramics Faculty at the Mesa Arts Center,  Mesa Contemporary 

           Arts, Mesa, Arizona

           30th Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona

           Contemporary Arizona Ceramics, Phoenix Airport Museum Collection, Phoenix, Arizona

           La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2009, Phoenix, Arizona 

           Firing a Legacy: David Kuraoka and San Francisco State University, Pence Gallery, 

                 Davis, California

2008   SOFA Chicago, Cervini Haas Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

           National Invitational Cup Exhibition, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           Red, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA 2008, Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania

           Contemporary Ceramics Survey, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

           Table Manners, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona

           National Invitational Cups and Mugs, The Artisan Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

2007   Mastery in Clay 2007, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

           Spotlight: Arizona Artists, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

           Tea, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           100 Teapots, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

           Dinnerworks, Louisville Art Association, NCECA 2007, Louisville, Kentucky

           Teapot Triennial, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

           Platters Salon, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

           Promise of the Garden: Farraday Newsome and Cynthia Miller, Tohono Chul Park     

           Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

           Maiolica Invitational, in conjunction NCECA, Cerlan Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

           Sea of Cortez, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

           Consider the Cup, national invitational, The Artisan Gallery,Northhampton, MA

2006  Lidded Boxes, SOFA Chicago 2006, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

           Birds, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

           La Mesa, Santa Fe Clay, NCECA, Portland, Oregon

           The Mad Hatter’s Tea, Oregon Potter‟s Association, NCECA, Portland, Oregon

           Ink and Clay, Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona California

           An Extravagance of Salt and Pepper, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland

           Surface Intrigue, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

2005   Arizona Artists: Past, Present, and Future, St. Louis Community College, St. Louis,

                  Missouri

           Cups, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           Tea, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

           Magnificent Opulence, Wustum Museum of Art, Racine, Wisconsin

           The Informed Surface: Contemporary Majolica, Baltimore Clayworks, Maryland

2004   The Artist and the Garden, Tohono Chul Park, Tucson, Arizona

           Dinner Services, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

           Tea, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

           Steamin’, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

           Here I Am, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

           Vivid, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

           Functional Ceramics, Cervini Haas Gallery/Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona  

2003   Eat, University of Alabama at Little Rock, Gallery II, Little Rock, Arkansas 

           Arizona Artists, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona

           International Tea Bowl Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Arizona       

2002   Collector’s Choice II, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona

           All Arizona Clay, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona

           SOFA, Ferrin Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

           International Maiolica, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001   Teapots Transformed, Ferrin Gallery, New York Ceramics Fair, New York, New York

           Contemporary Maiolica, The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Arkansas s

2000   Seduced by Colour: Contemporary International Maiolica Ceramics, George R. Gardiner              

                 Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada

           Plate and Platter Show, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

           Celestial Seasonings: A Loose Interpretation V, Gallery at Celestial Seasonings,

                  Boulder, Colorado

           Teapots Transformed, Ferrin Gallery, SOFA, Chicago, Illinois

           Tureens, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona 

1999   1999 National Ceramic Competition, Kennedy-Douglas Center for the Arts, Florence,

                   Alabama

           Bowls, Gallerymateria, Scottsdale, Arizona            

           The Fine Art of Craft, A National Craft Show, Mitchell Gallery of St. John‟s College, The

                    Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis Maryland

           ’99 Cups, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona

           National Teapot Show, Miller Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

1998   20th Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona

           Tempe Tea Party, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona

           Contemporary Teapots: A National Survey, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

           Ceramics, Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, Maine

1997   Ceramics Invitational,  Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

           On the Surface: An Exhibition of Painterly Clay, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus,

                    Ohio

           Domestic Pottery, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1996   Celestial Seasonings: A Loose Interpretation, Ferrin Gallery, Massachusetts

           SOFA Miami, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

           International Ceramics Exhibition II, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

1995  SOFA Miami, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

           Diversity in Clay, Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

           Maiolica, Northern Clay Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

           Arizona Spotlight Virginia Dotson and Farraday Newsome Sredl, Tempe Arts Center,

                    Tempe Arizona

1994    First International Ceramic Exhibition, Cesky Krumlov, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

            Functional Art Forms, Dorothy McCrae Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

            SOFA Chicago, Twist, Portland, Oregon

1993    Maiolica, The Farrell Collection, Washington, DC

            On the Surface, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan

1992    48th Scripps Ceramics Annual, Scripps College, Claremont University, California 

1991    Fish Out of Water, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, California

            Small Treasure: Collected with Passion, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

1988    Surface Intrigue, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Phoenix, Arizona

            New Work in Clay, Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, California

1987    Vessels, an Eclectic View, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania

1986    American Ceramic National IV, Art Works Gallery, Fair Oaks, California

1985    American Ceramic National III, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California

1984    American Ceramic National II, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, California



Collections

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, University Art Gallery, Pomona, California

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona

Wustum Museum of Art, Racine, Wisconsin

Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, Czech Republic

Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Arkansas Arts Center Museum of Decorative Arts, Little Rock, Arkansas

City of Phoenix, Sky Harbor Airport Collection, Phoenix, Arizona

City of Mesa Contemporary Arts Collection, Mesa, Arizona

Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum, Tempe, Arizona

Agency of Czech Ceramic Design, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Kamm Teapot Foundation

Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, MN

University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH

Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA



Professional Activities


Art Award piece commissioned by the Arizona Commission for the Arts for Arizona Governor    

   Napolitano to present as a 2008 Governor‟s Art Award  

Visiting Professor, Mesa Community College at Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona, 2006 to current

Pottery Instructor, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona, 2000 to current

Artist‟s Advisory Board, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona State University Fine Arts Museum,

Tempe Arizona, 2001- 2003

Host Studio Site, Arizona State University Art  Museum Annual Ceramics Studio Tour, 2002 to

present

Artist Workshop, Southern Arizona Ceramic Artists, Tucson, Arizona, 2009

Artist Workshop and  Lecture, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2005

Artist Lecture, Arizona State University Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona, 2002

Artist Lecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 2000

Artist Lecture, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 2000

Artist Lecture, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, Oregon, 1998

Artist Lecture, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona 1996

Artist Lecture, Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona, 1996

Guest Artist, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1989

Guest Presenter and Panelist, International Ceramics ’97, Calgary, Canada, 1997

Juror, 21st Annual Vahki Exhibition, Galeria Mesa, Mesa, Arizona, 1998

Juror, Sky Harbor International Airport Ceramic Murals Project, Phoenix Arts Commission, Public

Art Program, Phoenix, Arizona, 1998

Juror, Containers/Containment, National Society of Arts and Letters, Scottsdale, Arizona



Selected Publications

The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay, Lark Books, 2012, page 34

Maiolica (Ceramics Handbooks), Daphne Carnegy, A&C Black Publishers, London, 2011, pages 24, 73-75

Ceramics for Beginners: Surfaces, Glazes & Firing, Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2010, page 18

Surface Design for Ceramics, Maureen Mills, Lark Books, 2008, pages 110, 137

500 Tiles, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, juror Angelica Pozo , 2008, pages 315, 332

500 Animals in Clay, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, juror Joe Bova, 2006, pages 86, 90

500 Pitchers, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, 2006, page 173

500 Cups, Lark Books, Suzanne Tourtillot editor, jurors Tom and Elaine Coleman, 2005, pages  

38, 121, 194

Teapots: Makers and Collectors, Dona Meilach, Schiffer Books, 2005, pages 46-48

Making and Installing Handmade Tiles, Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2005, pages 26, 47

Sexpots: Eroticism in Ceramics, Paul Mathieu, Rutgers University Press, 2003, page 196-197

Working with Clay, second edition, Susan Peterson, The Overlook Press, 2002, page 92

The Contemporary Potter, Angela Fina, Chris Gustin, and George Fairbanks, Rockport 

  Publishers, 2000, page 56

Teapots Transformed, Leslie Ferrin, Guild Publishing, 2000, page 36

The New Maiolica, Matthias Ostermann, A&C Black Publishers, London, 1999, page 128

The Best of Pottery II, Angela Fina and Chris Gustin, Rockport Publishers, 1998, page 14

“Dinnerworks, An American Original”, Ceramic Arts and Perception, page 105, Issue 67, 2007

Cover photo, ClayTimes, Vol.12, No.4, July/August  2006

“Dinnerworks: An American Original”, by Sarah Roberson Yates, Ceramics Art and Perception,

Vol. 67, page 103

“International Ceramics Conference”, by Sandra Black, Contact, Winter 1997/98, pages 24,26

“Collecting Teapots”, American Style, December 2003

“Notes from Turin and Arizona”, Art in America, December 2002, page 47

“Exhibition of Soup Tureens”, Ceramics Monthly, April 2001, page 18

“Contemporary Maiolica in Toronto”, Alexandra Copeland, Ceramics Technical, No. 11, 2000,  

         page 17

“Gallery”, American Craft, February/March 2000, page 102 

“Farraday Newsome Sredl at Twist, Portland, Oregon”, Ceramics Monthly, January 1999, p.18

“Best of the West”, Southwest Art, May 1996, page 28

“Gallery”, American Craft, June/July 1994, page 75

“Desert Fruit”, Ceramics Monthly, September 1993, pages 40-44

“Gallery”, American Craft, October 1992, page 68 “48th Scripps Annual”, Ceramics Monthly, June/July/August 1992, page 54

“Gallery”, American Craft, June/July 1991, page 77

“Eclectic Vessels”, Ceramics Monthly, September 1988, page 48

“Portfolio: ArtQuest „87”, Ceramics Monthly, November 1987, pages 37, 39, 44, 46

“American Ceramic National “, Ceramics Monthly, December 1986, page 30





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