Mason Murer Fine Art

Rick Berman

Education: 1973 University of Georgia MFA 1971 Georgia State University BVA 1972, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996, 2004, 2007 Studied with and documented potters of Ahmednagar, India Positions: Art Faculty, Pace Academy, 1998-present Instructor, Georgia State University, Summer Quarter 1999 Instructor, State University of West Georgia, Summer Quarter 1998 Co-Owner, Berman Gallery, 1981-1998 Instructor, Penland School, 1987 Instructor, Georgia State University, Summer 1985 Instructor, University of Georgia, Summer Quarters 1973 and 1983 Artist-in-Residence, South Carolina Arts Commission, 1981 Artist-in-Residence, The Hambridge Center, 1981 Director, Ceramics Department, Callanwolde Arts Center, 1973-1980 Professional Organizations: Atlanta Art Workers Coalition, Board of Directors National Council for the Education of the Ceramic Arts The Hambidge Center, Board of Directors Atlanta Gallery Association, Vice President, 1989 Georgia Designer Craftsmen, President, 1977-1978 American Craft Council, Georgia Representative, 1977-1978 Recent Awards: Bob Owens Endowed Chair of Art North Georgia College and State University, 2000,2001, and 2002 Pace Academy Yearbook Dedication, 2002 Pace Academy Teacher Award of Excellence, 2001 Workshops and Lectures: Workshop and Lecture: Raku Ho’olaule’a-Hawaii, Oahu, HI,1999 Workshop and Lecture: University of Hawaii, Honalulu, HI, 1999 Workshop: One Million Ideas for Decorating Plates and Bowls, Georgia Independent Schools Association, Woodward Academy, Atlanta, GA, 1998 Workshop: Kiln Building, Waterford, VA, 1996 Workshop: Salku, Coleman Clay Studio, Las Vegas, NV, 1996 Lecture: Salku, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1996 Lecture: American Studio Ceramics, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA, 1996 Lecture: Salku, Penland School, Penland, 1996 1st Virginia Clay Conference, Fort Royal, VA, 1995 Newquist Studios, The Plains, VA, 1991-1995 American Craft Council Southeast Regional Conference, Sawtooth Center, Winston Salem, NC, 1994 National Council for the Education of the Ceramic Arts, New Orleans, LA, 1994 James Madison University, Harrisburg, VA, 1992 Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1990 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1990 Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, 1989 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1989 John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, 1988 Penland School, Penland, NC, 1987 Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY, 1986 The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, 1975, 1984, 2001, 2002 Greenville Museum, Greenville, SC, 1980 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1980 University of North Carolina at Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, 1980 Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN, 1979 Armstrong College, Savannah, GA, 1978 Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT, 1978 Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL, 1978 East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1978 University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, 1977 Columbia Museum, Columbia, SC, 1976 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1976 Mercer University, Macon, GA, 1976 Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA, 1975 Curator: “CLAY” The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, 2003 “Ron Meyers—30 Years” Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, 1995 “Georgia Clay ‘92” Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA, 1992 “Rick Berman and Friends” Callanwolde Art Center, Atlanta, GA, 1979 Juror : Executive Director, Search Committee, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, 1992 Southern Homes Magazine, “Visual Arts for the Home,” Atlanta, GA, 1989 National Kidney Foundation, Atlanta, GA, 1986 Piedmont Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA, 1979, 1987 Waccamaw Art Guild, Myrtle Beach, SC, 1981 Ringling Museum Arts Festival, Sarasota, FL, 1979 Allied Arts Council, Mobile, AL, 1978 Craftsmans Fellowship Panel, South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, SC, 1978 Roswell Arts Festival, Roswell, GA, 1976 Florida Designer Craftsmen, The Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL, 1976 Scholastic Art Awards National Exhibition, New York, NY, 1975 Publications: Raku by Steven Branfman 2001 Smashing Glazes by Susan Peterson 2001 Working With Clay 2nd Edition by Susan Peterson 2001 “Victoria Christen Interview” Clay Times Magazine, 2000 “Seth Cardew Interview” Clay Times Magazine, 1999 “CLAY Exhibition Curators Statement” Clay Times Magazine, July-August 2003 “Collecting Contemporary Ceramics,” The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Catalog Essay for Contemporary Ceramics from Georgia Collections, Macon GA, April 10-September 20, 1999 “Contemporary Ceramics from Georgia Collections” Clay Times Magazine, July-August 1999 “The Making of an Artist: An Interview with Rick Berman” Ceramics Monthly, by Joel Betancourt, May 1999 Working With Clay by Susan Peterson 1998 “Seth Cardew Interview” Clay Times Magazine, January-February 1998 “Don Reitz Interview” Clay Times Magazine, April 1995; January 1996 “Peter Voulkos Interview” Clay Times, November-December 1996 “Ron Meyers—30 Years” Catalog Essay, Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, 1995 “Andy Nasisse Review” American Ceramics, 1994 “Jack Earl Interview” Ceramics Monthly, 1992 “Ceramics Monthly (Cover)” Ceramics Monthly, January 1990 “A Gallery View” Studio Potter Magazine, 1989 “Andy Nasisse” Ceramics Monthly, January 1989 Studio Clay in Georgia 1969-1989, Contemporary Studio Works Catalog Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, 1989 “Romancing the Raku” Southern Homes Magazine, by Lynn McGill, 1988 “An Oxidation Studio” Ceramics Monthly, February 1984 “The Village Potters of Ahmednagar” NCECA Journal, 1983 Great Ideas for Potters Edited by Barbara Lipton, 1983 Teapots Rick Berman, 1980 “Ceramics Southeast 1979” Ceramics Monthly, 1979 “An Indian Pottery” Ceramics Monthly, 1979 Ceramic Glazemaking (Cover) By Richard Behrens, 1976 “Northeast Georgia Potters” Studio Potter Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1975 One Man Shows: Chastain Art Center Gallery, “Rick Berman: New Work,” Atlanta, GA, 2003 The Signature Shop and Gallery, “Rick Berman: Raku + Salku ” Atlanta, GA, 2003 The Signature Shop and Gallery, “Rick Berman: Recent Work” Atlanta, GA, 2001 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 1999 The Signature Shop and Gallery, “Rick Berman: New Work,” Atlanta, GA, 2000 The Signature Shop and Gallery, “Rick Berman Teapots,” Atlanta, GA, 1999 State University of West Georgia, “Rick Berman: New Work,” Carrollton, GA, 1998 Ceramics Southeast, “Rick Berman: Salku,” University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1996 Coleman Clay Studio and Gallery, “Rick Berman: Salku,” Las Vegas, NV, 1996 Berman Gallery, “Rick Berman: Salku,” Atlanta, GA, May 18-31, 1996 Berman Gallery, “20 Years,” Atlanta, GA, 1988 Jefferson Davis College, Brewton, AL, 1986 J. H. Webb Gallery, Macon, GA, 1986 Augusta College, Augusta, GA, 1984 Athens Botanical Gardens, Athens, GA, 1983 CD/FS Gallery, Syracuse, NY, 1983 The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, 1983 Armstrong College, Savannah, GA, 1978 Callanwolde Arts Center, Atlanta, GA, 1978 Mercer University, Macon, GA, 1977 University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, 1977 Center for Modern Art, Micanopy, FL, 1976 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 1976 Signature Shop, Atlanta, GA, 1975 Two Man Shows: The Westminister School Gallery, “Rick Berman and Andy Cunningham,” The Westminister School, Atlanta GA, August 20-September 20, 1999 Recent Group and Invitational Exhibitions: “21st Century Ceramics in the United States and Canada” Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH, 2003 “Potters of Georgia and North Carolina” Bascom-louise Gallery, Highlands Visual Arts Center, Highlands, NC, 2003 “Perspectives-Georgia Potters and Collectors” Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA, 2003 “Third Annual Sul Ross State University Ceramic Invitational” Alpine, TX, 2001 “Teapots” The Swan Coach House, Atlanta, GA, 2000 “LaGrange National” Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA, 2000 “Salt Fired: Form and Surface” Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT, 1999 “Salt Fired” Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT, 1998 “Beyond Serving: A Contemporary Platter Invitational” Jessie Metcalf Gallery, University of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, 1998 “35th Bay Annual Art Show” Visual Arts Center of Northeast Florida, Panama City, FL, 1997 Third Place/Three Dimensional Category “Clay Az Art 18 International” Northern Arizona University Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ, 1996 “Ceramics USA” Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 1996 “LaGrange National Biennial” Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA, 1996 $1000.00 Purchase Award “Hammond’s National” Monet Gallery, Grayton Beach, FL, 1995 $1000.00 Purchase Award “ORTON Cone Box National Exhibition” Baker University, Baldwin City, KS, 1995 $100.00 Purchase Award “Hot Pots Exhibition” Roswell Potters Association, Roswell, GA, 1995 Jurors Award “Teapots: Interpretations by Southern Artists” Lenox Square Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1995 “Alabama Clay Conference 1” Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, 1986 Private and Corporate Collections: (Partial Listing) Albany Museum, Albany, GA Bayle Museum, Roanoke, VA Bob Brady/Sandy Simon, Berkeley, CA Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL Tom and Elaine Coleman, Las Vegas, NV Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA Greenville Museum, Greenville, SC Harriet Tubman Museum, Macon, GA The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI The High Museum, Atlanta, GA Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA Mehera Irani, Ahmednagar, India Jim Melchert, Berkeley, CA Penland School, Penland, NC John Portman, Atlanta, GA Andres Serrano, Brooklyn, NY Peter Voulkos, Oakland, CA Takasago Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan Shunsaku Ueda, Tustin, CA State University of West Georgia, Carrolton, GA The University of Georgia, Athens, GA Franz Wildenhain, Rochester, NY Xu Xing Thao, Suzhou, China Yo Yo Ma, Boston, MA Jane Fonda, Atlanta, GA