R e s i d e n c i e s   a n d   W o r k   E x p e r i e n c e   

2011-present         Studio Artist, Greensboro, VT.

2004-2011               Studio Artist, Bakersville, NC.

2001-2004               Artist- in- Residence, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC.

 

E d u c a t i o n

2001                        MFA, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.

2000                        Sculpture in the Landscape, SMU-in-Taos, Fort Bergwin, Taos, NM (Summer).

                                New York Colloquium, New York, NY.

1997                        BFA, Ceramics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

1996                        International Ceramic Symposium, Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China (Summer).

           

P u b l i c a t i o n s

2010                        “The Evolution of a Form,”  by Robin Dreyer, Ceramics Monthly Feature Article, October 2010.

2010                        Ceramics Monthly, April 2010 "Up Front" section, page 16.

2008                        “Possibilities: Rising Stars of Contemporary Craft in North Carolina, by Kate Dobbs Ariail, American Craft, Oct/ Nov 2008.

2006                        “The Tei Tei Project,” by Louise Rosenfield, Ceramics Monthly, February 2006.

2004                        “Twenty One Young American Potters,” Studio Potter, Volume 32 No. 2

2003                        “500 Bowls” Suzanne J. E. Tourtillott, Ed., Published by Lark Books.

2002                        “Jerilyn Virden” Ceramics Monthly “Up Front” Section, March 2002.

 

G r a n t s /   A w a r d s

2014                        Society of Arts and Crafts Artist Award, Boston, MA.

2006                        Visual Artist Fellowship Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC.

2004                        Regional Artist Project Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, Asheville Area Arts Council, Madison County Arts Council, Avery County Arts Council, Toe River Arts Council.

2003                        NCECA 2003 Clay National Purchase Award, San Diego, CA.

2001                        Graduate Council Grant, Meadows School of the Arts.

2000                        Rigsby Grant, Meadows School of the Arts.

 

T e a c h i n g   E x p e r i e n c e /  V i s i t i n g   A r t i s t

2014                        “Ceramic Cups and Bowls” Riverarts, Morrisville, VT.

2013                        Visiting Artist, 3 day workshop, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.

                                “Jerilyn Virden” 2 day workshop at Wolf Creek Pottery, Watkinsville, GA.

2011                        “Sculptural Vessels: Hollow Forms,” One Week Workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                                “Women Working With Clay Symposium,” Presenter, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA.

                                Brookhaven College School of the Arts, Visiting Artist, Dallas, TX.

2010                        “Sculptural Vessels: Hollow Forms,” One Week Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM.

2009                        “Sculptural Pottery” Fall 8 week concentration, Penland School of Crafts.

                                “Checking In” Southern Methodist University, visiting artist workshop, Dallas, TX.

2008                        “Sculptural Bowls: Interior Spaces” Two week workshop, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

                                Appalachian State University, visiting artist workshop, Boone, NC.

2006                        “Beginning Handbuilding” Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC, teacher.

                                University of Louisville, visiting artist workshop, Louisville, KY.

2004                        “Pinching Together” Paulus Behrenson and Jimmy Clark, Penland, NC, visiting artist.

2002                        Virginia Commonwealth University,  In conjunction with “Penland at VCU”, visiting artist.

2000                        Community Education, Basic Ceramics, Meadows School of the Arts, teacher

 

 

A s s i s t a n t s h i p s

1999- 2001              Teaching Assistant, ceramics for Peter Beasecker and drawing for Mary Vernon, Meadows School of the Arts.

 2000                       Studio Assistant, Utilitarian Clay III Conference, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. Assisting Julia Galloway, Scott Goldberg, Sam Chung, Ron Meyers, Lisa Orr, and Matt Nolen.

                                Studio Assistant, Robert Turner, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

1999                        Studio Assistant, Nicholas Joerling and Silvie Granatelli, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

1997- 1999              Studio Assistant, Silvie Granatelli, Floyd, VA.

 

S e l e c t e d   E x h i b i t i o n s   a n d   J u r i e d   S a l e s

2014                        “SAC 2014 Artist Awards” Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA.

2013                        “Jerilyn Virden” solo exhibition, Signature Gallery, Athens, GA.

                                SOFA Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery.

2012                        “Focus on: Jerilyn Virden” solo exhibition, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC.

                                “20 Years Strong: Women Working in Clay” Women Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                                SOFA New York and Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery.

                                Architectural Digest Home Design Show, New York, NY.

2011                        SOFA New York and Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery.

                                “Instructor Exhibition,” Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.

                                “Through The Years, Penland Ceramic Artists,” 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX.

2010                        “Cristina Cordova and Jerilyn Virden: Contiguous” Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC.

                                “New Work”  Exhibition with Cristina Cordova, Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME.

                                “Summer Workshop Preview Exhibition” Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM.

                                “The Weight of Black” Penland Gallery, Penland, NC.

                                “Penland School of Crafts Artist’s Exhibition”  Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, NC.

                                “Around The Campfire”  Artworks of Trenton, Trenton, NJ.

2009                        SOFA New York and Chicago, Ann Nathan Gallery.

                                “Ceramics: Southeast,” McMaster Gallery, University of South Calrolina, Columbia, SC.

                                “Winter Show 2009” Green Hill Center, Greensboro, NC.

                                “Abstraction” Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM.

                                Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC.

                                “Penland: Great Artists, Great Teachers” Habatat Gallery, Tysons Corner, VA.

                                “2009 Yunomi invitational” Akar , Iowa City, IA.

2008                        “Possibilities: Rising Stars of Contemporary Craft” Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC.

                                “38th Annual Ceramics Show” Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

                                SOFA New York, Chicago, and Palm Beach 3, Ann Nathan Gallery.

                                “Red” Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM.

                                “New” Penland Gallery, Penland, NC.

                                “Fellowship Exhibition” Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC.

2007                        SOFA New York, Chicago, and Palm Beach 3, Ann Nathan Gallery

                                “Core Sample” James Patrick Gallery, Wiscasset, ME.                                

                                “By Six” Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NC

                                “Cup of Tea” Penland Gallery, Penland, NC.

                                “90 Teapots (More or Less)” Xen Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

                                “Perspectives on Containment” TRAC Gallery, Burnsville, NC.

                                “Coming Up Down South” Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC.

                                “Winterfest 2007” Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD.

                                “Potluck 2007—Artists Invite Artists” The Design Gallery, Burnsville, NC.

                                “Potters of the Roan” Washington Street Gallery, Lewisville, WV.

                                “Potters of the Roan” Rocky Mount Art Center, Rocky Mount, NC.

                                “La Mesa”  Santa Fe Clay at NCECA, Louisville, KY.