I consider myself fortunate to spend my adult life making mudpies and setting fires, part of a traditionI cherish. To me, pots seem like seeds sown long ago which germinate and grow at unexpected times and in unexpected places. They emerge from the kiln, transformed, reflections of my own passage.
GINNY MARSH 18619 Highway Allen R. Hite Art Institute Borden,, IN 47106 University of Louisville Phone 812/967-3928 Louisville, KY 40292 Born August 13, 1945, Sherman TX raised in Omaha, NE Education: DePauw University A.B. 1967 Greencastle, IN Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board The Ohio State University MFA 1969 Columbus, Ohio University Fellow with stipend, 1967-68 Graduate Teaching assistant with full course responsibility, 1968-69 Studied with Paul Bogarty and Margaret-Fetzer as well as with Kenji Kato. -Worked collaboratively with Tom Marsh from marriage in 1968 to his death in 1992. I have six children and six grandchildren. -Adjunct Assistant Professor of Fine arts, University of Louisville, Louisville KY,1975-1991 -Assistant Professor of Fine Arts (full time), University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, since 1992 -Artist-in-Residence at the Banff Centre Schcool of Fine arts, Banff Alberta, Canada; winter, 1984 -Consulting Editor, Chilton Book: Company, since 1980 My work has been in local, regional and international exhibitions, including the Bendigo Pottery International Award, Melbourne, Australia and the Concorso Internazionale del Arte Ceramica, Faenza, Italy. Joint Exhibition in 1990 with Tom Marsh and Karl Martzat Earlham College. Numerous solo exhibitions including Greenwich HousePottery in New York city; and Images Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY. My work is represented in permanent collections, including the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. Architectural Commissions include: -Interface Chapel and Our Lord Woods, New Harmony Inn, New Harmony, IN -First Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY -Mt. St. Francis Conventual Friary, Mt. St. Francis. IN -Douglas Boulevard Christian Church, Louisville, KY (1992 Fine Arts Commission) Workshops Include: -Functional Ceramics Conference and Exhibition -Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN -Greenwich House Pottery, New York City, NY -Ceramic Seminar, Calgary College of Art and Design and Leisure Learning Services of Alberta.. Calgary, Alberta, Canada -Banff Centre School of Fine Art, Banff, Alberta, Canada
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