SHOWS

·         2016 Baltimore American Craft Council Retail Show, Baltimore, MD

EXHIBITIONS

2015

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Distilled Essence III”, invitational

·         Lisa Orr’s Studio, Austin, TX, “Art of the Pot”, invitational

·         AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA “2015 Yunomi Invitational”

·         NC Pottery Center, Seagrove NC, “Prized Pieces: The Makers Collection”, invitational

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Cup: The Intimate Object XI”, invitational

·         Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC, “Clay”, invitational

 

2014

·         Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, “Southern Hospitality”, invitational

·         Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC, “The Orient Express”, invitational

·         AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA “2014 Yunomi Invitational”

·         Ackland Museum Store, Chapel Hill, NC “Conversations in Clay: Deborah Harris, Gillian Parke & Evelyn Ward”

·         Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC “National Teapot Show IX”, invitational

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Cup: The Intimate Object X”, invitational

·         18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX,  “Shino On”, invitational

·         Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD, “Winterfest”, invitational

 

2013

·         Lone Star College, North Harris, TX, “Endless Variations II: A Shino Extravaganza”, NCECA Concurrent, Independent Exhibit

·         AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA “2013 Yunomi Invitational”

·         Claymakers, Durham, NC, “Copper, Kaolin and Cobalt”, curator and participating artist

·         Kirby Gallery, Roxboro, NC,  “Clay3: Works by Deborah Harris, Gillian Parke, & Evelyn Ward”

·         The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids, IA, “River to River”, invitational

·         Claymakers, Durham, NC, “Steinfest 2013”, curator and participating artist

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Cup: The Intimate Object IX”, invitational

·         FRANK Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC “Artful Giving”, invitational

·         Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC, “Winter Show 2013, invitational

·         Alamance Arts Council, Graham, NC, “Christmas at Captain White’s: 26th Annual Gift Invitational”

 

2012

·         The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, “Small Favors VII”, invitational

·         The Ceramic Guild of the Lexington Arts& Craft Society, Lexington MA, “State of Clay”

·         Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC, “By Example: NC Potters and their Mentors

·         American Museum of Ceramic Arts, Pomona, CA, “German Mettlach Ware (1850-1915) and Present Day Translations”, invitational

·         Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC “Politically Charged: Art Celebrating American Democracy”, invitational

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Cup: The Intimate Object VIII”, invitational

·         The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA, “Our Cups Runneth Over”, invitational

·         FRANK Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC “Stone Metal Light”, invitational

·         Claymakers, Durham, NC, “Claymakers Holiday Showcase”

 

2011

·         The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, “Small Favors VI”, invitational

·         Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC, “National Teapot Show VIII”, invitational

·         Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, “The Summer Swan Invitational: Contemporary Southern Pottery and Handmade Objects”, invitational

·         Carbondale Clay, Carbondale, CO,  “Decalicious invitational”

·         Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC, “Interpreting the Cup: Process, Influence and Intent”

·         Lark and Key, Charlotte, NC, “Table Manners-Functional Pottery for Your Table, A Feast for Your Eyes”, invitational

·         Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainsville, FL, “Cup: The Intimate Object VII”, invitational

·         The Preservation Society of Chapel Hill, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC, “Color and Conflict: Work by Lisa Stroud and Gillian Parke

·         Claymakers, Durham, NC, “Season of Lights Holiday Sale”

 

2010

·         Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM, “Decalcomania” - invitational

·         Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC, “Contextures…Ceramics by Ronan Kyle Peterson and Gillian Parke”

·         The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, “Small Favors V”, invitational

·         Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY, “Shino Redux 2010”, Curator - Malcolm Davis, invitational

·         Claymakers, Durham, NC, “Claymakes Invites: Holly Garriott, Gillian Parke, & Emily Reason”

·         Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Greenville, NC, “Erica Stankwytch Bailey & Gillian Parke”

·         The Bascom, Highland, NC, “American Craft Today”

·         Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, “Little Things Mean a Lot”, invitational

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

Exposure, Ceramics Monthly, February 2014

Guest Presenter, NC Museum of Art Iris Porsche Biergarten, Raleigh NC, 2013

The Art of the Beer Stein, by Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan, The Durham Herald Sun, 4 Oct 2013

Additions to Clay Bodies, by Kathleen Standen, A&C Black, 2013

Exposure, Ceramics Monthly, December 2012

Ceramics Monthly Annual Poster, 2009, 2010

Workshop Presenter, Mudfire, Decatur, GA, May 2009

The Contrasts of Gillian Parke, by Kathy Norcross Watts, Ceramics Monthly, Feb 2009 (cover artist)

Guest Presenter, Triangle Potters Guild, Raleigh NC, September 2008

Emerging Artists 2008, Ceramics Monthly, May 2008

“An Artist’s Perspective” series, Gallery Talk at Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC, 2007

500 Pitchers, Juror Terry Gess, Lark Books, 2006

 

AWARDS

Durham Arts Council 2008-2009 Emerging Artists Grant Recipient, Durham, NC

2006 - 1st Prize, 3-D artwork at 33rd Annual Centerfest Arts Festival, Durham, NC

 

COLLECTIONS

Rebecca Sives Collection

David and Louise Rosenfield Collection

San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo TX

 

EDUCATION

2004 - Completed one year of graduate studies for MFA-ceramics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

1993 - BA, American Chemical Society Accredited, Chemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA

Workshop experience includes Linda Christenson, Ruthann Tudball, Susan Filley, Brad Tucker, Fong Choo, Malcolm Davis, Jeff Oestrich, Rimas VisGirda, John Britt

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Claymakers, Durham, NC                                                   “Steinfest” Invitational Curator, 2013-Present

Durham VAMC/Institute for Medical Research                  Lab Manager, 2004 to Present

Claymakers, Durham, NC                                                    Instructor, 2011-2014

Pitt and Durham County Arts Councils, NC                       Emerging Artists Grant Panelist in Craft, 2010