Terri Kern

1310 Pendleton Street • Studio 511 • Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 • terrikernstudios@gmail.com • (513) 702-2861 • terrikern.com

OCCUPATION

2019-1995Sole Proprietor, Terri Kern Studios, Cincinnati, OH Specializing in the creation and sale of original artwork through national and regional juried arts events, gallery exhibitions, lectures, workshops, freelance design and illustration work.

EDUCATION

1991Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Ohio University, Athens, OH
1987Bachelor of Arts, Ceramics, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

GRANTS

2012-2013Cincinnati Art Ambassador Fellowship, Cincinnati, OH
2009Individual Artist Grant, Summerfair, Inc., Cincinnati, OH
1994Individual Artist Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women, Louisville, KY
1991Individual Artist Fellowship, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, OH

NOMINATIONS

2017United States Artists Fellowship Nominee, Los Angeles, CA
2011United States Artists Fellowship Nominee, Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH
2013Humler & Nolan, Cincinnati, OH
2011Fifth Street Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010Funke Fired Arts, Thomas J. Funke Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2009Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH
2005The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY Enjoy the Arts/START, Cincinnati, OH
1999The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY
1998Nordheim Gallery, Covington, KY Thomas Moore College, Crestview Hills, KY
1997Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
1996Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2016“Jewels of the Crown”, LongTan Park, Liuzhou, People’s Republic of China
2014“ReArt”, Barbacoa, Cuba; Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Middletown Art Center, Middletown, OH
2012“Inspired by Japan”, Yu Yu Gallery, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
2009“Triangular Drawings: Three Cities, Three Continents”, Goethe Institute, Munich, Germany; Municipal Gallery, Liuzhou, People’s Republic of China; Xavier University Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2006“A Change in Perspective”, Amerikahaus, Munich, Germany; Freiburg Municipal Gallery, Freiburg, Germany; UC Galleries on Sycamore, Cincinnati, OH
2005“Le Lien/The Bond”, M.J. Pichon Center, Nancy, France; Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati, OH
2000“Heim und Handwerk 2000”, Cincinnati Studio Artists Group, Munich, Germany

JURIED AND INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018“Made of Clay…”, The Gallery of Lakeland Community College, Kirkland, OH “Inspirado”, Caza Sikes, Cincinnati, OH “Renew: Reveal”, Women’s Art Gallery, YWCA, Cincinnati, Ohio
2017“The Skull and Skeleton in Art V: Folk Art to Pop Culture”, The Gallery of Lakeland Community College, Kirkland, OH “Biophilia, Standing Witness, Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery, Mount St. Joseph University, Delhi, OH
2017-2016“Eggs Hatching Across Ohio”, traveling exhibition: Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV; Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH; Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center, Portsmouth, OH; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; Massilon Museum, Massilon, OH
2016“Redefining the Vessel”, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA “from Woman X…Created by women, of women and about women”, The Gallery of Lakeland Community College, Kirkland, OH
2014“Contemporary Narrative”, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2013“6 x 6 x 30”, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX “Prints for Peace and Justice”, Art Academy, Cincinnati, OH “Confluence”, San Giuseppe Art Gallery, College of Mount St. Joseph, Delhi, OH “Prints for Peace and Justice”, Art Academy, Cincinnati, OH “Wild Things”, Kennedy Heights Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
2012“Ohio Potters Today”, The Clay Place, Standard Clay, Carnegie, PA “The Chromatic Edge”, NCECA Conference, Seattle, WA “Nine”, Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY “The Joyce Clancy Legacy”, Kennedy Heights Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
2011“Contemporary Ceramics”, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA
2010“The American Dream: A Juxtaposition”, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010“For the Birds”, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY
2009“American Spirit 2009”, Cincinnati Art Galleries, Cincinnati, OH
2008“Fire Fusion”, Thomas J. Funke Gallery, Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH
2007“Avant Gardens”, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, OH
2005“Artist Exchange”, College of Mount St. Joseph, Delhi, OH
2005“A Nurturing Spirit”, Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY
2004“NCECA” Conference Exhibition, Gallery North, Bloomington, IN
2003“Recent Works”, Two Person Exhibition, Millworks Gallery, Akron, OH
2002“Home”, KZF Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2002“Points of Contact”, Millworks Gallery, Akron, OH
2001“Three Women in Clay”, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH
2001“New Directions”, Three Person Exhibition, Only Artists Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2000“Contemporary Narrative Ceramics”, Milton Hershey Performing Arts Center, Hershey, PA
1999“Ohio Ceramic Showcase”, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH
1996“In Pursuit of Ceramic Excellence”, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

PUBLICATIONS

2018Aeqai, “The Clay Alliance”, by Laura Hobson
2017Aeqai, “Biophilia, Standing Witness”, Review, by Jane Durell
2016Cincinnati Home, “Designs with a Difference”’, by Brent Coleman, Spring 2016
2013Aeqai, “Balance: an Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics by Terri Kern”, by Sara Pearce, September 22, 2013
2012The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Artists Make Case for Wider Use of Clay as Medium”, by Karen S. Chambers, November 25, 2012 Soapbox Cincinnati, “Pendleton Artist Wins City Grant to Serve as Arts Ambassador”, by Stephanie Kitchens, on-line publication, October 30, 2012 The Auctions at Rookwood, [catalog], June, December 2012
2011Ceramic Arts Daily 2011 Poster Ceramics Monthly, “Depth of One Thousand Strokes”, by Gil Stengel, November 2011 The Auctions at Rookwood, [catalog], June, December 2011
2010Xavier Cross Roads, ”President’s Report 2010” The Auctions at Rookwood, [catalog], June, December 2010
2009City Beat, “Revisiting Rookwood: New Space in Over-the-Rhine, Same Dedication to Artistic Quality”, by Christine Mersch, July 8, 2009 For a Better World: Poems and Drawings on Peace and Justice, edited by Saad Ghosn, Ghosn Publishing 2009
2008Clay Times, “Earthenware with a Painterly Flair”, by Collin Taylor, Volume 14, September 2008 Soapbox Cincinnati, “Limited-Edition Rookwood Tiles Support OTRCH Mission”, by Kevin LeMaster, on-line publication, November 18, 2008
2007The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Inspiration Blooms for Artists”, by Beth Burwinkel, January 6, 2007 Arts and Crafts Homes and the Revival, “Rookwood Reincarnated, by Linda Vaccariello, Spring 2007
2006Housetrends, “Two Nations One Love: Local Clay Artists Foster Global Art Exchange”, by Barbara E. Cohen, Volume 5, Issue 5, September 2006 A Change of Perspective/Perspektivenwechsel, [bilingual catalogue with images], by Traude Linhardt,Gabriele Huber-Thoma, Gabriele Stolz, 2006
2005City Beat, “Rich Life, Rich Art”, by Christine Mersch, August 3-9, 2005 Inspired By…Celebrating Sixteen Extraordinary P&G Brands, [catalogue with image], Proctor & Gamble, publisher 2005
2004The Stevenson Color Company Calendar, June 2004 The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Superstars of Art Highlight Carnegie Birthday Auction”, by Jim Knippenberg, November 7, 2004 Gifts & Decorative Accessories, “Red Carpet Studios Debuts First Licensed Collection Introducing Artist Terri Kern”, December, 2004
2002Xavier Cross Roads, “Master of Art: Crafting Clay”, by Lisa J. Mauch, Fall 2002
2001Summerfair Select, [catalogue with images], Summerfair, Inc. Publisher 2001
2000The Post, “Downtown’s Art Mall: Rich Diversity Thrives at Pendleton Art Center”, by Jerry Stein, January 26, 2000
2000The Cincinnati Post, Timeout Magazine, “Art by Hand”, by Connie Yaeger, June 1, 2000
1999The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Smallest Sculptures Steal Show”, by Owen Findsen, June 28, 1999
1998Cincinnati Magazine, “The Goods”, by Eric Hunter, June 1998
1996Functional Ceramics 1996, [catalog], by Phyllis Blair Clark, curator, Tope Printing Incorporated, 1996 The Columbus Dispatch, “Craft museum’s ceramic pieces range from amusing to disturbing”, by Kay Koenninger, December 1, 1996

LECTURES

2019-2018Xavier University, The Art Experience, Cincinnati, OH
2018 – 2006Xavier University, Freshman Seminar, Cincinnati, OH
2019 – 2001Morehead State University, Senior Capstone Seminar, Morehead, KY; semiannual
2015Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH Xavier University, Women’s Art History Class, Cincinnati, OH Mount St. Joseph University, “Selections 2015” Keynote Speaker, Delhi, OH
2012Mount St. Joseph University, Women’s Art History Class, Delhi, OH Juror’s Lecture, Ohio University, Athens, OH Mount St. Joseph University, Art and Writing Class, Delhi, OH
2010Mount St. Joseph University, Women’s Art History Class, Delhi, OH
2008Mount St. Joseph University, Women’s Art History Class, Delhi, OH
2006Mount St. Joseph University, Women’s Art History Class, Delhi, OH Northern Kentucky University, Freshman Seminar, Highland Heights, KY Mayesville Arts Association, Mayesville, KY
2005Mount St. Joseph University, Women’s Art History Class, Delhi, OH
2004 – 2003“Artists Reaching Classrooms”, Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
2002Ohio University, Graduate Seminar, Athens, OH
2002 – 2001“Artists Reaching Classrooms”, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

TEACHING/WORKSHOPS

2018“Exploring the Detailed Surface”, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
2017“Exploring the Detailed Surface”, Buckeye Ceramic Supply, Hilliard, OH “Narrative Ceramics”, Rovin Ceramics, Ann Arbor, MI
2016“Narrative Ceramics”, Queen City Clay, Cincinnati, OH
2015“Contemporary Narrative Ceramics”, McHenry Community College, Lake City, IL “Art RX”, ArtWorks, Inc., Cincinnati, OH
2014“The Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics”, Zanesville, OH
2012“Contemporary Narrative Ceramics”, CraftSummer, Miami University, Oxford, OH “Family First Saturday”, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2010“From the Navajo to Frida Kahlo: Art as a Visual Language”, Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH, lecture and workshop
2008“Surface Design and Finish”, Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH)—
2006Artist in Residence, St. Dominic’s Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH
2005“Surface Design”, OAEA, Southwestern Teachers Division, Cincinnati, OH
2002“Sculptural Ceramics”, Carolina Clay Guild, Greensboro, NC
1999“Introduction to Ceramics”, Thomas Moore College, Crestview Hills, KY
1997“Sculptural Ceramics”, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
1994 – 1995“Introduction to Ceramics”, “Art Appreciation: Art History Survey”, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
1993 – 1994“Introduction to Ceramics”, Ursuline Academy, Cincinnati, OH

JUROR SERVICE

2018Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH, all media categories
2019 – 2014Summerfair Select, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2013Middletown Area Art Show, ceramics category, Middletown Arts Center, Middletown, OH
2012Student Art League Exhibition, all media categories, Ohio University, Athens, OH
2011Autumn Air Art Fair, Cincinnati, OH, all media categories
2010Autumn Air Art Fair, Cincinnati, OH, all media categories
2009Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH, all media categories
2006The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Covington, KY, all media categories
2004“Earth in Balance”, Regional Ceramics Arts Exhibition, Dayton, OH Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH, all media categories
2001Scholastics Arts Awards, Portfolio and Individual Works for Ohio and Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH; Florence, KY Kentucky Foundation for Women, Panel juror awarding Individual Artist and Organizational Grants, Louisville, KY

FREELANCE 3/D DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION/CONSULTING

2019 – 2003Magis Award, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
2017Coloramics, underglaze color consulting, Hilliard, OH
2015 – 2007Rookwood Pottery Company, prototype design, Cincinnati, OH
2011“Year of the Horse”, Kentucky Struts, Cincinnati, OH
2009United Church of Christ, Global Mission logo design, Design Mill, Cincinnati, OH
2006 – 2004Red Carpet Studios, prototype design, Cincinnati, OH
2005Essentials of Managerial Finance, [cover illustration], by Scott Besley and Eugene F. Brigham, Thomson South-Western Publisher Lives of the Poem: Community & Connection in a Writing Life, by Richard Hague, Wind Publications, 2005

AWARDS

2015Outstanding Project Manager, ArtWorks Inc., Cincinnati, OH
2013Best of Show, “Prints for Peace and Justice”, Art Academy, Cincinnati, OH Juror’s Award of Distinction, “Wild Things”, Cincinnati, OH
2011Best of Show, Hyde Park Art Show, Cincinnati, OH
2009Innovation Award, Sister Cities International Annual Conference, Belfast, Ireland
2008Honorable Mention Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH
2007Second Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH Judges Selection Award, Ceramics, Cain Park, Cleveland, OH
2006Award of Distinction, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL Honorable Mention Award, Ceramics, Hyde Park Art Show, Cincinnati, OH
2005Best of Show, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH First Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair,Cincinnati, OH
2005Award of Distinction, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival,Orlando FL
2004Best of Show, Ceramics, Centerville Fine Arts Market, Centerville, OH Second Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH Third Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL Judges Selection Award, Ceramics, Cain Park, Cleveland, OH
2003First Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL Second Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH
2002First Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL
2002First Place Award, Ceramics, Hyde Park Art Show, Cincinnati, OH Award Of Distinction, Ceramics, Mt. Dora Arts Festival, Mt. Dora, FL
2001Best of Show, Ceramics, Hyde Park Art Show, Cincinnati, OH First Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH Second Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL Merit Award, Ceramics, Kentuck Festival of the Arts, Tuscaloosa, AL
2000Second Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL
2000Collector’s Award, Ceramics, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Miami, FL
1999First Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH Award of Distinction, Ceramics, Craft Art, St. Petersburg, FL Award of Merit, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL
1998Third Place Award, Ceramics, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH Third Place Award, Ceramics, Winterpark Sidewalk Arts Festival, Orlando, FL Honorable Mention Award, Ceramics, Wyoming Art Show, Cincinnati, OH
1997Award of Merit, Ceramics, Master Crafts Festival, Charlotte, NC
1996Honorable Mention Award, Ceramics, Hyde Park Art Show, Cincinnati, OH
1995Honorable Mention Award, Ceramics, Penrod Arts Festival, Indianapolis, IN Best of Ceramics, Salem Arts Festival, Salem, OR Best Overall Body of Work, Ceramics, Crafts Affair, Cincinnati, OH

COMMUNITY SERVICE/OUTREACH

2019 – 2017Education and Community Outreach Director, Clay Alliance, Cincinnati, OH
2019 – 2011“The Joyce Clancy Legacy Fund”, Supporting Ceramics Programs at Not for Profit Institutions, Founder and Fundraiser, Cincinnati, OH
2019 – 2000“Empty Bows” Fundraiser, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2013“Art In Action”, Community Outreach Visual Art Program, Co-Founder, Pendleton Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
2010“First Annual Clay Alliance Holiday Pottery Fair”, Committee Co-Chair, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2007 – 2004Board President, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2005“A Nurturing Spirit”, Committee Chair, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2003 – 2002Board Vice President, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2001Member at Large, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2000By-Laws Committee, Clay Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

COLLECTIONS

Works are held in numerous private collections across the United States and in France, Germany, China and Japan.
2016City of Liuzhou, People’s Republic of China
2015McHenry Community College, Lake City, IL Ronald McDonald House, Cincinnati, OH
2014City of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2012Hisao Miyake, Setouchi City, Okayama, Japan Riley Humler, Humler & Nolan, Cincinnati, OH
2011Jeff Engle, Humler & Nolan, Cincinnati, OH
2010Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH
2010Coloramics, LLC. Hilliard, OH
2009Riley Humler, Humler and Nolan, Cincinnati, OH
2007Martin and Marilyn Wade, Cincinnati, OH
2005Proctor and Gamble, Cincinnati, OH
2005Summerfair Inc., Cincinnati, OH
2003The Bindley Collection, Middleton, WI
2002Peter Frampton, Cincinnati, OH
2000The Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA
1999Pinellas County Arts Council, St. Petersburg, FL
1997Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN