Curriculum Vitae

Education

1994 Master of Fine Arts/Sculpture
California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
1985 Master of Arts/Sculpture
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
1977 Bachelor of Arts/Sculpture and Painting
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

 

Gallery Affiliations

Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

ArtCube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

MainStreet Gallery, Pomona, CA

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions

2016 “Lingering at the brooding rim,” Quad Gallery, Riverside, CA
2013 “Measure of Duration,” Cuttress Fine Art, Pomona, CA
2012 “Of times and days”, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2010 “Mythos of Being”, Art Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2010 “Celestial Contemplations”, L Gallery, Asuza, CA
2009 “Another Realm”, Edge Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007 “Experience-Memory-Reflection-2 Decades”, Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA
2007 “Ongoing Corrosion (the surface of memory)”, Heritage Art Gallery, Azusa, CA
2005 Figurative Sculpture, William DeBilzan Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
2001 “On the eve of winter”, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA
2000 Figurative Sculpture, William DeBilzan Gallery, Sante Fe, NM
1999 “sharedsufferingspirit”, Southern California Artist’s Gallery, Arts Colony, Pomona, CA
1999 “Shared Sufferings”, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1999 Irvine Valley College Gallery, Irvine, CA
1997 Recent Figurative Sculpture – J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 “out of the darkness” – Biola University Gallery, La Mirada, CA
1989 “The Spirit Within” – Runes Gallery, Tucson, AZ

 

Museum Shows

2015 “Inland Empire & Beyond”, Inland Empire Museum of Art Permanent Collection, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA
2015 “Figuratively Speaking”, Chaffey Community Museum of Art, Ontario, CA
2012 “Of times and days”, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2010, 2011, 2012 kilnopening.edu – American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2006 International Competition, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, Korea
2005 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, Korea
April 23-June 19, 2005
Ceramic National 2000 Traveling Exhibition
2002 Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 14 April 2002-23 June 2002
2002 Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, 12 January 2002-17 March 2002
2001 Samuel P. Harn Museum, Gainsville, FL, 27 May 2001-18 November 2001
2000 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 6 October 2000-11 February 2001
1998 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
International Contemporary Ceramics from the
Igal and Diane Silber Collection, 28 March-13 September, 1998


Reviews and Publications

2016 “Lingering at the brooding rim,” Catalogue with essay by Critic John Seed
2013 “Measure of Duration,” Catalogue with essay by LA Times Critic, David Pagel and a 35 year exhibition history, Cuttress Fine Art, Pomona, CA
2012 “Artist Spotlight” Riverside Press Enterprise, August 30, by Celia Cudiamat and Jill Jones
2012 “Look Into The Mirror: To create is to affirm our shared humanity.” CIVA Seen
2012 “Making Art (takes a long time)” Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art volume 1 number 3
2012 “Of Times and Days” Catalogue, American Museum of Ceramic Art with essays by: Christy Johnson, Museum Director and Daniella Walsh, Orange County Art Critic
2010 “Mythos of Being”, Orange ‘/county Register, Roberta Carasso
2008 “Rock and Sling”, A Journal of Literature, Art and Faith, Summer 2008
2005 Faith + Vision, 25 years of Christians In the Visual Arts, Editerd by, Cameron Anderson, Sandra Bowden, Square Halo Books
2004 “William Catling…”, Artscene, October 2004, by Daniella Walsh
2003 “Journey Within” Pomona Daily Bulletin, Sunday, August 3, 2003
2000 “William Catling: Shared Suffering” by Roberta Carasso, Ceramics Monthly, December 2000, Volume 48, Number 10
1999 “New Pomona Artists’ Gallery Features Multi-Media Art Pieces” by Lois Evezich, The San Gabriel Valley Examiner, December 20-26, 1999
1999 “Androgynous Clay” by D.B. Walsh, The Blade, November, 1999
1999 “Appealing directly to artistic senses” by Daniella Walsh Orange County Register, 10/10/99
1999 “Catling’s ‘Shared Sufferings’ recycle Earth’s goodness” by Lydia E. Ringwald, Laguna Post, 9/30/99
1999 “A Life With Clay” – Ceramics, Art and Perception, Issue # 35(Spring)
1999 Coast Magazine, Tabletop Art, September 1999
1999 American Ceramic Society of So Cal Newsletter, Lynette Yetter, September 1999
1998 “The Dance” – So. Ca. Women’s Caucus for Art, Summer issue
1998 “Art For Heart’s Sake” – Orange County Register, March 23
1998 “Black Sun Crucifixion” – Christianity Today, Vol. 42, No. 4, April 6
1998 International Contemporary Ceramics Catalogue, Laguna Art Museum
1996 Faculty Profile – APU Life, Summer 1996
1994 STATE OF THE ARTS – The Orange County Register, July 15


Museum Collections

2015 Inland Empire Museum of Art, Rancho Cucamunga, CA
“Searching the Stillness/one” 2008, Ceramic, wire and wood
Sculpture Donated to the permanent collection of the museum
2005 Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, Korea
“And dreams come rustling in the night” 2002, Stoneware, paper & wire
Sculpture donated to the permanent collection of the museum
2001 Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
“And I go, keeping my endless sorrows” 1997, Oil stain on ceramic and wood
Sculpture donated to the permanent collection of the museum
1996 Musee Memorial du Martyr Juif Inconnu, 17 rue Geoffroy-l’Asnier, Paris, France
“Partial ecstasy, partial horror, which flesh cannot endure” 1994, Ceramic with wood and barbed wire
Sculpture placed in the permanent collection of the museum


Selected Two or Three-Person Exhibitions

2009 “Journey of the Spirit”, Art Projekts, Laguna Beach, CA
2004 “Journeys” – Orange County Center of Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
2003 “Journey Within” – Cuttress Gallery, Arts Colony, Pomona, CA
2003 “Collaborative Language” – University Art Gallery, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
1999 “Ancient Voices” – Keller Art Gallery, Point Loma Nazarene U., San Diego, CA
1998 “Hushed Voices” – Grand Canyon University Art Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
1996 “Voices” -J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 “within the shadow” – Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 “Epitaphs-What dreams may come” Biola University, Whittier, CA
2016 “Sculpture in the Garden” Maloof Foundation, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2015 “The Nature of Sculpture” Loas Angeles County Arboretum, Arcadia, CA
2014 “Sculpture in the Garden” Maloof Foundation, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2012 “The Rose Show” – Main Street Gallery, Pomona, CA
2012 Gallery Artists – Main Street Gallery, Pomona, CA
2012 Selected Gallery Artists – Art Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2011 Gallery Artists – Main Street Gallery, Pomona, CA
2011 Flag Show 911 – Main Street Gallery, Pomona, CA
2011 Chain letter –Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010 kilnopening.edu – American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2008 “Gallery Artists” – The Edge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001 “Difficult Subjects”, art sites gallery, Greenport, NY
2000 “Material: Earth – Size: Small – Ceramic Sculpture”, Kunstforum Kirchberg,
Kirchberg, Switzerland, 6/18 – 9/24, Curators: C. Abbuhl and H. Dahler
1999 “Common Clay”, William Catling, Philip Cornelius, Patrick Shia Crabb, Barbara
Hoshimoto, Susan Rawcliffe, Angels Gate Cultural Center Gallery, San Pedro, CA
1999 “Common Threads”, Diane Nelson Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1998 “Five Sculptors” – Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
1998 “International Contemporary Ceramics” -Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1997 “Small Works” – J.J. Brookings Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996 “19″ – The Gallery Downstairs, Pasedena, CA
1994 STATE OF THE ARTS – City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
1994 Searching For The Hidden – Queens College, Cambridge, England
1993 Black and White – Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA
1992 “Walking The Line” – Biola University Gallery, La Mirada, CA
1991 Religious Art Festival – Santa Monica, CA Juror: Ruth Weisberg
1991 “Stuck in the Mud” – Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
1990 Ceramic Sculpture Show – Gallery House, Palo Alto, CA
1990 “Seeking Refuge” – Arts Council of San Mateo Gallery, San Mateo, CA,
Curator: Angela Kirkner
1989 Bay Arts 89 – Arts Council of San Mateo Gallery, San Mateo, CA
Juror: Ruth Braunstein
1989 Juried Exhibition – Gallery House, Juror: Joe Zirker
1988 Sculpture on the Avenue of the Arts – 1870 Gallery, Belmont, CA
1982 Hayward Area Forum for the Arts – Hayward, CA, Juror: Ruth Asawa


Professional Academic Experience

2005 – 2014 Director, MFA in Visual Art, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
2003 – 2014 Chair, Department of Art & Design, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
1991 to Present Professor of Art, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
1991 to 1997 Adjunct Art Professor, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
1980 to 1990 Art Instructor, Bridgemont High School, San Francisco, CA

 

Lectures/Workshops/Awards

2016 “Lingering at the brooding rim,” Sabbatical Lecture, APU, Azusa CA
2014 “Art+Re/Search,” Keynote Speaker, The Verge Conference, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
2014 Building a University Studio Art Program, Judy Chicago Symposium, Penn State
2013 “Personal Mythology: An Artist’s Narrative,” The Verge Conference, Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia, Canada
2012 “Natural Rhythms” Artist lecture, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2011 “Sustaining a Thriving Studio Practice as an Arts Administrator,” National Association of Schools of Art and Design Conference, Cincinnati, OH
2008 Art and Meaning, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY
2007 Art and Meaning, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
2007 Life and Art, “Ongoing Corrosion”, Heritage Art Gallery, Azusa, CA
2002 Art and God, So Pasadena Christian Church, So Pasadena, CA
2000 Artist Lecture Series: Art and Faith, Riverside, CA
1999 The Artist and the Sacred Life, Workshop, First Congregational Church Los Angeles, CA
1998 Santa Ana College Lecture Series – Artist Talk, Santa Ana, CA
1998 “Clay Today” – Panel Discussion, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1998 Focus Series Guest Artist – Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1996 Faculty of the Year(student selection), Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
1996 Teaching Excellence/Leadership Award, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA


In The Collection Of (partial listing)

Igal & Diane Silber Ceramic Art Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
Howard and Roberta Ahmanson Collection, Corona Del Mar, CA
Arthur Williams Ceramic Art Collection, New York, NY
Judith Schwartz Ceramic Art Collection, New York, NY
Gerald Buck Collection, Laguna Hills, CA
Lloyd Abrams Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Lynne and Andrew Grossman Collection, Minneapolis, MN
Atinsky Collection, Santa Barbara, CA
Baue Collection, Blue Bell, PA
Birnholz collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Brown Collection, Salt Lake City, Utah
Cadrecha Collection, Berkeley, CA
Eakins Collection, Palo Alto, CA
Ferman Collection, El Cerrito, CA
Fine Collection, Redding, CT
Herrick Collection, San Francisco, CA
Hill Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
Jordan Collection, Mesa, AZ
Malinchoc Collection, Scarsdale, NY
Mathews Collection, Oregon, OH
Michalowski Collection, Tucson, AZ
Newman Collection, Laguna Beach, CA
Ney Collection, Glendora, CA
Parks Collection, Sierra Madre, CA
Smith Collection, La Habra, CA
Sperling Collection, San Francisco, CA
Woodard Collection, Dallas, TX
Zucker Collection, Berlin, Germany