EDUCATION

2005 San Francisco State University, MFA Ceramics, San Francisco, CA

2001 San Francisco State University, Bachelor of Art, San Francisco, CA

1987-89 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


TEACHING

2007 - 2019 Adjunct Instructor, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA

2014 - 2019 Adjunct Instructor, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA

2013 - 2019 Adjunct Instructor, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA

2008 - 2016 Adjunct Instructor, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

2011 - 2013 National Institute for Artists with Disabilities (Niad),Richmond, CA

2009, 2014 Adjunct Instructor, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2007 Adjunct Instructor, Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA Ceramics Studio

2005-2007 Technician / Instructor Pottery and Hand-Building, ASUC Art Studio University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2006 - Present Chronicle for Higher Education

2003 - Present CAA, College Art Association

2000 - Present NCECA, The National Council on the Education for Ceramic Arts CCACA, California

1999 - Present Conference for Advancement of Ceramic Art


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2017 Curator, InterChange, NCECA Concurrent Exhibition, Portland, OR

2015 Curator, Socially Conscious Abstraction, SMAart Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curator, Charged Abstraction, University Art Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

2013 Co-Curator, Seismic, War'Hous Visual Studios Gallery, Houston, TX, (in conjunction with NCECA)

2009 Co-Curator, Ultra-Chroma, Roosevelt Grow House, Garden & Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (in conjunction with NCECA)


SELECTED SOLO AND 2-3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS

*denotes solo

2019

Jennifer Brazelton, Joseph Kowalczyk, Fred Yokel, Epperson Gallery, Crockett,CA

Transgressive Terra(tory), Transmission Gallery, Oakland, CA

2018

Spindles, The Smaart Gallery, San Francisco, CA *

2017

Jennifer Brazelton-Constructed Cartograms - The Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (solo show curated by John Natsoulas)*

Sculpture and Surface Design Invitational, The Potters Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2016

Jennifer Brazelton- Pinched and Pulled, Louise Meager Art Gallery, Fremont, CA*

2015

Jennifer Brazelton- Bumpy Terrain, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA *

2014 


Jennifer Brazelton-New Cartographic Constructions, Founders Room at the Bankhead Theater, The Bothwell Art Center, Livermore, CA *

2013


Jennifer Brazelton, David Komar, and Joe Strickland, Shimo Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2012

Jennifer Brazelton-New Work, Roscoe Ceramic Gallery, Oakland, CA *

New Cartographic Constructions, Ruby’s Clay Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA *

2010

Organical, Ruby’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009

Puddles in the Garden, Madusalon Gallery, San Francisco, CA *

Pieces of What..., Ruby's Gallery, San Francisco,CA *


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Fall Fusion: Annual Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

Dome Open Studios, Oakland, CA

2018

Visions in Clay, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, Stockton, Ca

30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Resilience, Resurrect, Oakland, CA

Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

Dome Open Studios, Oakland, CA

2017

Interchange, Cascade Paragon Gallery, Portland, OR (a NCECA concurrent exhibition) 

30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

2016

50 Women, American Jazz Museum, Kansas City, MO, In conjunction with NCECA

30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Politically Charged, Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA

Passing the Baton 2: Ceramic Educators, Ridley Gallery, Rocklin, CA

Las Cadre Presents: La Nino, SMAART Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Gift-Invitational, Studio C2 Gallery, Petaluma, CA

Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

Pence Gallery Art Auction Exhibit and Gala Invitational, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2015

Socially Conscious Abstraction, SMAart Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Curator)

Charged Abstraction, University Art Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA (Curator)

30 Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Passing the Baton: Ceramic Educators, Ridley Gallery, Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

Plates and Totems Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

2014

Kilnopening.edu 2014, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

America’s ClayFest, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

Bark, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Clay: A chancy act of prolonged engagement, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

Transmigrational Ceramics, Gallery 621, Benicia, CA

Plates and Totems Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

2013

Seismic, War'Hous Visual Studios Gallery, Houston, TX, In conjunction with NCECA (Co-Curator)

Ceramics Annual of America, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA

Artificial Landscapes, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

John Natsoulas Gallery, Expo Hall Exhibition, Houston, TX, In conjunction with NCECA

Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens Memorial Exhibition: Artists for Peace and Common Understanding Between the People of the Middle East and the United States, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, In conjunction with CCACA

Bark, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Plates, Totems, and Teapots Invitational, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2013 Clay & Glass Invitational, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

Deep in the shed/A studio sojourn, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

Faculty Show, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

Inspiration: Richmond Art Center Faculty Show, Richmond Art Center Gallery, Richmond CA

2012

Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason Pavilion, San Francisco, CA

California Clay Competition Exhibit, The Artery, Davis, CA

Trading Spaces, Niad Art Center Gallery, Richmond, CA

Deja View: Art onto Clay, SMAART Gallery & Studio, San Francisco, CA

Pence Gallery Art Auction, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, California State East Bay, Hayward, CA

2011

Sculpture Slam, San Luis Obispo Art Museum, San Luis Obispo, CA

Ceramics Annual of America, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Inspiration-Faculty Show, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2011 California Clay Competition, The Artery Gallery, Davis, CA

The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

100 Artists: Plate it Up, Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR

California State East Bay Faculty Show, University Art Gallery, Hayward, CA

Totems and Plates: Ceramics Invitational & Competition, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA

2010

Ceramics Annual of America, Herbst Pavilion at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

Puddles in the Garden, Benefit for Haitian Earthquake Relief January 30, 2010, Madusalon Gallery, San Francisco, Ca

Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

Placas de Artistas, Paso de los Libres, Argentina

Art Auction 2010: Art is Not an Extra, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

Las Cadre: 21st Century Groove, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA

Ceramics Now, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

2009

Las Cadre, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

From our Studios: Recent Work by Faculty and Visiting Artists, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA

Ultra-Chroma, Roosevelt Grow House,Garden & Gallery, Phoenix, AZ (in conjunction with NCECA) Firing A

Firing A Legacy: David Kuraoka & San Francisco State University, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA

2008

Faculty Show, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA 

Las Cadre Presents: Miniatures, Ruby's Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Art and Politics, Santa Cruz Art League Gallery

2007

Art Work, Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA

Las Cadre Presents: Almost 3-D, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio, Berkeley, CA

From Our Faculty: Artwork from the Teachers of the Richmond Art Center, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2006

Pink Week Exhibition, Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA

Community Virology: 4th Infection, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA

Variegated Strata, ASUC Berkeley Art Studio Gallery, Berkeley, CA

East Bay Open Studios Preview Exhibition, Oakland, CA

2005

San Francisco State University MFA Show 2005, San Francisco, CA

Fletcher Laboratory Gallery Annual Invitational, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Kaplan Gallery Davis 05, Kaplan Gallery, Davis, CA

2004

The 2004 International Orton Cone Box Show, NCECA 2004, 2005. Baker University Baldwin City, KS

Feats of Clay XVII, An annual show juried in 2004 by Richard Notkin. Lincoln, CA

La Petite XI", Alder Art Gallery, Coburg, OR

Emergence 2004: A collection of rising SFSU artists, The Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003

Feats of Clay XVI, Juried in 2003 by Joe Mariscal. Lincoln, CA

Stillwell Student Show, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Art of Clay-Bay Area Emerging Artists, The Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Microcosm, Artisans Gallery Mill Valley, CA

Ceramics 03, Davis, CA

2002

Two Artists, City of San Mateo Gallery, San Mateo, CA

2001

Feats of Clay XIV, Juried in 2001 by Paul McCoy, Lincoln, CA

Art and Community, Gensler, Corporation Gallery invitational show San Francisco, CA

California Clay Competition, The Artery, Davis, CA

Arts on Fire V, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA

Belcher Artists Group Show, Belcher Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA


LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

2016

Pots and Prints Visiting Artist, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

Artist Demonstration, Mill Valley Potters Studio, Mill Valley, CA

2015

Visiting Artist, Digital presentation and workshop, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA

Panel member discussing Charged Abstraction at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Artist Lecture, Bumpy Terrain, Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany,

2014

Artist Demonstrator, California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, CA

2013

Visiting Artist, Digital presentation, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Visiting Artist, Digital presentation and workshop, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

Visiting Artist, demonstration and digital presentation, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

2009

Panel member at CCACA Davis, discussing "Firing A Legacy: David Kuraoka & San Francisco State University"

2006

Visiting Artist, Rossmoor Ceramic Arts Club, Rossmoor, CA

2004

Artist lecture, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2002

Artist lecture, Art Kauai Organization, Kauai, HI

Artist lecture and demonstration, Kauai Community College, Kauai, HI

Artist lecture and demonstration, Hanalei Gift House Studio, Kauai, HI


PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS

Glaze: The Ultimate Ceramic Artist's Guide to Glaze and Color by Brian Taylor and Kate Doody, pages 108-109 https://amzn.to/2NxVSaZ

Art meets Science: Views of the Arab World by Benjamin Hennig, Phd. http://www.viewsoftheworld.net/?p=2171

Weight and Whimsy The California Sculpture Slam gets weird and wonderful at the SLOMA by Anna Weltner http://www.newtimesslo.com/art/6549/weight-and-whimsy/

Blue Line Arts May 2013 http://issuu.com/bluelinearts/docs/mayissue

Persistence of Vision (POV): Jennifer Brazelton by Michelle Gaines http://mentalbits.wordpress.com/2011/05/21/persistence-of-vision-pov-jennifer-brazelton/

Politics of Perception: Post-Foucauldian Ceramics [Kindle Edition] Anthony Merino. https://amzn.to/2NLNDs7

500 Raku: Bold Explorations of a Dynamic Ceramics Technique, Lark Books, Page 270. https://amzn.to/2KXWAfZ

Jennifer Brazelton: Essential Structures by Susannah Israel

https://www.susannahisrael.com/jennifer-brazelton-essential-struct

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