Man oh man, we have some awesome students here at Edinboro University!  Listed below is only a handful of the amazing accomplishments!  Enjoy!


Graduate Student DIDEM MERT has the Cover and an article entitled; Hand-Crafted Cuisine: by Didem Mert, Pottery Making Illustrated, pages 10-12, Westerville, Ohio., January 2016 

Didem Mert is also on cFile’s list of Potters to Watch (only 15 cited, nationally)  in 2016,

Didem Mert's Pottery

A September 2015 Ceramics Monthly article included work by Graduate Ceramics students Sara Morales-Morgan, Marge Gormley and Sara Catapano

NCECA Student Show:
Edinboro Ceramics Graduate Students ASHLEY BEVINGTON and HANNAH PIERCE along with Undergraduate Ceramics student Matt George have work included in this year's 2016 National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) annual national juried student show.  This show will be held in Kansas City during the March 2016 NCECA conference, and will be viewed by the 5000+ attendees.
Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition", Clay Studio, Philadelphia; June-August 2015
Edinboro Graduate Ceramics Students Ben Lambert, Austin Wieland, Didem Mert, Sara Morales-Morgan and Ashley Bevington had work included in this national exhibition at Clay Studio in Philadelphia.  5 of the 25 students chosen nationally were from Edinboro.  Plus, two Edinboro undergraduate ceramics alumni currently in Grad schools were also included, Chris Drobnock (U of Arkansas) and Mark Arnold (Southern Illinois U). 

Work by Sara Morales-Morgan

Keystone Collegiate Exhibition at Brockway Center for Arts & Technology, Brockway, PA
Graduate students Didem Mert, Ashley Bevington, Royce Hilderbrand,  Neil Simak, Sara Catapano and Hanah Pierce along with undergraduate Ceramic students Pat Bell and Steven Rossini are included in this juried exhibition in March, 2016

Clay Place Exhibition
Edinboro’s Clay Club held a show of current student work in Pittsburgh at the Standard Ceramic’s Gallery, Clay Place.  The show included 6 Graduate and 6 Undergraduate ceramics students with both ceramics faculty,  December 2015.

Graduate Student Didem Mert was included in the 2015 juried exhibitions:
*Cup: The Intimate Object XI, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, Florida
*Strictly Functional Pottery National, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA.  
*The Hudgens 1st National Juried & Invitational Cup Exhibition, Duluth, Georgia,
*Artists Under 30, Gallery One One, Cincinnati, Ohio
Didem Mert’s upcoming 2016 shows include: 
*Planes (invitational), AKAR, Iowa City, Iowa. 
*Featured Artist at Companion Gallery (July), Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN.
*Featured Artist at Studio KotoKoto, San Diego, CA.
*Shippensburg University Ceramics Invitational, Shippensburg, PA. 
 *Pottery in the Gallery Expo at NCECA with Lillstreet Gallery, Kansas City, MO.
Didem Mert’s upcoming 2016 activities include:
*Artist talk at Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY. 
*Pottery featured in an AMACO advertisement, AMACO, Indianapolis, IN.
*Assistant at Penland School of Crafts to Tracy and David Gamble, Penland, NC.
*Camp David Residency, The Clay Lady Campus, Nashville, TN

Graduate student Sara Morales-Morgan was a resident artist in January 2016 at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg Tennessee and had work included in:
* "Beyond the Brickyard" juried exhibition in Helena, Montana;  January-April 2016
* "Profit Margins" invitational exhibition in Gainesville, Florida;  January 2016
* "Workhouse National" juried exhibition; Lorton, Virginia September, 2015

Graduate student Neil Simak has exhibited work at:
 *”Solo Show”, Brockway Center for Arts & Technology, Brockway, PA August, 2015
*“October Evenings” juried exhibition, MCA’s Heeshen Gallery,  Meadville, Oct. 2015
*“Clay and Fibers” exhibition, MCA’s Heeshen Gallery,  Meadville,  Nov. 2015

Graduate student Sara Catapano was a teaching Assistant at Haystack School of Crafts in June, 2015 and had work exhibited in the “Masters 9” juried exhibition at the Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio in September, 2015 

Graduate Student Jason Piccoli has exhibited work in;
*“October Evenings” juried exhibition, MCA’s Heeshen Gallery,  Meadville, Oct. 2015
*“Clay and Fibers” exhibition, MCA’s Heeshen Gallery,  Meadville,  Nov. 2015

Graduate student Hannah Pierce has exhibited work at:
* 2015 “States of Matter”, juried exhibition, San Francisco, CA
* 2015 “Arcata/ Eureka Airport Art Exhibition VIII”, Arcata, CA

Undergraduate student Stephen Rossini has the following 2015 exhibitions:
*”23rd Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”; Lancaster, PA
 *”Teapots: Annual Three Wheel Studio Ceramic Show”; Providence, RI
 *”Shippensburg University Ceramics Invitational”, Upcoming February 2016

Work by Stephen Rossini