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Steven Thurston


The Neutrality of Order

Castable clays, slip, beeswax
16"x 32"x 32"


STEVEN MARK THURSTON P.O. Box 561 Castine, Maine 09421-561 (207) 326 08~8 EDUCATION Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills,Michigan: High Honors, May 1992 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics University of Michigan; Ann Arbor,Michigan: Magna Cum Laude: December 1989 Transfer Credits in the Liberal Arts Muskegon Comrnunity College; Muskegon, Michigan: May 1983-1985 RELATED EMPLOYMENT Assistant Studio Manager; Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts; Edgecomb, ME Maine: June 1993 - September 1993 Duties: Maintain and operate electric equipment Clay Modeler, Contract Labor for Modern Engineering; CDI Corporation; GM Technical Center; Warren Michigan: November 1992 Clay Modeler, Design Staff; General Motors; GM Technical Center; Warren, MI: November, 1992 Kiln Technician, Teaching Assistant: Ceramics Department; Cranbrook Academy of Art; Bloomfield Hills, Michigan: September, 1991-May 1992 Museum Installation Assistant; Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum; Bloomfield Hills, MI: September 1990-March 1991 Ceramic Apprentice; John H. Stephenson; Ann Arbor, Mtchigan: January 1990-August 1990 Assistant Laboratory Technician: Ceramics Department; University of Michigan School of Art; Ann Arbor, MI: January 1990- August 1990 AWARDS -Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant New York, NY; 1993-94 -Alternative Worksite/Bemis Foundation Award Omaha, NE; December 1992-May 1993 -John Offut Cranbrook Fellowship -Poplack Fellowship Award Cranbrook Academy of Art; 1991-92 -Alice Simsar Award University of Michigan; 1989 -Guy Palazzola University of Michigan; 1988 -Tagge University of Michigan; 1988 -Robert D. Richards Memorial Fund University of Micigan; 1988 SELECTED EXHIBITIONS -Watershed: the Historical Present Rockport, ME; 1994 -The Bemis Foundation; The Benefit Show The Alternative Worksite, Omaha, NE; 1993 -New Ceramics Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT; 1993 -Cranbrook Academy of Art Summer Show Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bllomfield Hills, MI; 1992 -Cranbrook Academy of Art Thesis Show Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bllomfield Hills, MI; 1992 -BBAA Fine Arts Competition Bloomfield,Birmingham Arts Association, Birmingham, MI; 1992 -New Work Kingswood Gallery, Kingswood School, Bloomfield Hills, MI; 1992 -Self Re-Cord Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI; 1991 -Michigan Potters Association, The Garden Show The Galleria, Detroit, MI; 1991 -Michigan Potters Association Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI; 1990 -Progressions Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI; 1990

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