Jeff Reich


Selected Exhibitions

Material Impulse, Group Ceramic Exhibition,GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico,June 2017

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

Arts, Cottonwood, Arizona, January - April, 2017

In the Fullness of Time, two-person show with Farraday Newsome, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona,         September 2016

Tempe Center for the Arts Juried Biennial:Clay,Group ceramic show, Tempe, Arizona, September 2016

Jeff Reich: Recurrent Edges, solo exhibition, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona, February 2016

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

Contemporary Ceramics, Tohono Chul Park Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

Potters for Peace Exhibition, NCECA 2011, Tampa, Florida, March 30- April 2, 2011

Governor’s Arts Awards 2011, artwork selected as an award, Arizona Commission for the Arts,     Phoenix, Arizona, April 2011

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

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 2010

Narrative Animal Imagery, The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, California, October 2010

31st Annual Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona, January 2010

Strange Brew: The Gerry and Daphna Teapot Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, Arizona, December 2009 - March 2010

Compatible Visions, 2-person show with Farraday Newsome, Phoenix College Art Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2009

SOFA West Santa Fe, Cervini Haas Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 2009

SOFA Chicago, Cervini Haas Gallery , Chicago , Illinois, November 2008

Fantasy Teapots from the Arthur Goldberg Collection, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts, October 2008

Ceramics Invitational, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, March 2008

Table Manners, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona, March 2008

Contemporary Forum Art Auction, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, February 2008

29th Annual Contemporary Crafts,  Mesa Contemporary Arts, Mesa, Arizona, March 2008

Teapot Triennial, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, August 2007

Hand + Spirit + Art, Arizona Designer Craftsman, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, March 2007

Serving the US, Invitational NCECA exhibit at Louisville Glassworks, Louisville, Kentucky, March 2007

Spotlight on: Arizona Artists, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, December 2006

Agaves and Yuccas in Art, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, September 2006

Ink and Clay, Kellogg University Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, January 2006

Carpe Argillum - 2006 All Arizona Clay, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona, January 2006

Cups, Cups, Cups national invitational, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 2005

20 year Anniversary Invitational, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, November 2005

Collaborative works with Farraday Newsome, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 2005

In Hot Water Teapot Invitational, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, January 2005

Functional Ceramics, Cervini Haas/Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona, December 2004

The Artist and the Garden, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, March 2004

Steamin’, invitational teapot exhibition, Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona, July 2004

Here I Am, invitational exhibition, Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, July 2004

International Tea Bowl Exhibition, Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona, November 2003

Steeped in Tradition: The Contemporary Art of Tea, Mesa Contemporary Art sand Phoenix Sky Harbor Art Gallery, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona and Phoenix, Arizona, October 2002

Embracing Night, collaborative work with Farraday Newsome, Ceramics Research Center, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, August 2002

Accent on Ceramics, Selections from the Contemporary Arizona Ceramics Collection at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, February- August 2002

Wood-fired New Work, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, July 2000

NCECA Exhibit, Arizona Designer Craftsmen, Rotunda Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1991

Fired, Baked and Fried, invitational Arizona Clay exhibition, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, January-March, 1989

Feats of Clay, nationally juried clay exhibition, received a purchase award, juror Ron Nagle, Lincoln Arts Center,

Lincoln, CA, June-July, 1998

Southwest By Northwest, contemporary ceramics by fourteen artists from  Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon and Washington, International Gallery, San Diego, CA, July- August 1988                                                                                                                             



Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Education, University of Arizona, 1984

Gallery Representation

ARC Contemporary Fine Art, Cottonwood, Arizona, 2017-present

Plinth Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2012-present

Cervini Haas Gallery/ Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2004-2013

Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts, Detroit, Michigan, 1985-1987

Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, 2004-present and 1985-1987

Mind’s Eye Crafts, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1986–1987 and 1990-1998

Tucson Museum of Art, Crafts Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, 1986-1995

Ratliff-Williams Gallery, Sedona, Arizona, 1990-1992

International Gallery, San Diego, California, 1988

Cello Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, 1986- 1987

Eleanor Jeck Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, 1986-1991

Yuma Arts Center, Yuma, Arizona, 1989- 1991

Tempe Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona, 1989- 1992

Art Find, Sedona, Arizona, June, 1990-January, 1992

The Gallery at Tucson Mall, Tucson, Arizona, 1984- 1986

House Works, Tucson, Arizona, 1985- 1988


San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

Kamm Teapot Foundation, The Teapot Museum, Sparta, North Carolina

Northern Clay Center, collaborative with Farraday Newsome, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Center, Tempe, Arizona 

Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, Arizona

Contemporary Arizona Ceramics Collection, Sky Harbor Art Program, City of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

Arts in Mesa, Boeing Corporation, Mesa, Arizona

City of Mesa Contemporary Art Collection, Mesa, Arizona

Professional Activities

Pottery Director, 1987-2014, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona

Visiting Adjunct Professor, Mesa Community College at the Mesa Arts Center, 2006-2008, Mesa, Arizona Artist Slide Lecture, Arizona Clay, Ceramics Research Center at Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, September 2002

Chairman/President of Artist Advisory Committee of Ceramics Research Center at Arizona State University Art Museum, 2002

Artist Lecture, Simon Fraser University, B.C., Canada, 2000

Workshop, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, 2000

Curator, Wood Spirits, national wood fired ceramics exhibition, Galeria Mesa, 1991 NCECA Conference


Hard Edges and Soft Curves, article by Linda Kuehne, Ceramics Art and Perception, 2013 issue 93

The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay, Lark Books, 2012, page 119

Ceramics for Beginners: Surfaces, Glazes & Firing, Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2010, pages 15, 109

500 Tiles, editor Suzanne Tourtillot, Lark Books, 2008, pages 380, 396

500 Cups, editor Suzanne Tourillot, Lark Books, 2004, page 293

Ceramics Monthly,  “A Moving Experience: The New Mesa Arts Center Pottery Studio,” by Jeff Reich, June/   July/August 2005, featured author, pages 60-63.

Clay Times, The Gallery, March/April 2005, Volume 11, number 2

Ceramics Monthly, “ASU Ceramics Research Center 2003 Studio Tour”, January 2004, page 64-67.

Ceramics:  Art and Perception , “Wood Spirits” exhibition curatorial review by Jeff Reich, 1991

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