Steven Montgomery (American, )

Timeline

1954
Born in Detroit, USA
1976
Bachelor of Philosophy, Grand Valley State College, Allendale, MI
1978
Master of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Lives and works in New York City
Awards
2004 Gold Prize, Ceramic Sculpture, Taipei County Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
2003 Gold Prize, Ceramic Sculpture, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, South Korea
2003 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artists Fellowship
1998 The Pollock Krasner Foundation Inc.
1991 The 20th Ceramic National Exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
1990 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artists Fellowship

Exhibitions

2011
Failing Grace, Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2011
Modern, Phillips de Pury, New York, NY
2011
New York Foundation For The Arts 40th Anniversary Benefit, Prince George Ballroom, New York, NY
2010
Interactions, NCECA, Philadelphia, PA
2009
Selections from OK Harris, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan
2008
Permanently MAD: Revealing The Collection, Museum of Arts and Design, NY
2008
The American Vision: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2007
Here’s The Thing/ The Single Object As Still Life, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
2006
NCECA Invitational, College of Lewis and Clark, Portland , OR
2004
Kaoshuing Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
2004
Taipei County Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
2003
Twenty Fifth Anniversary, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2003
Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, South Korea
2003
Facets, Macalester Gallery, Macalester College, Minneapolis, MN
2003
Subject: Object, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2003
USA Clay, Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2000
Expanded Visions, Ceramic Art in the 1970s–80s from the Collection of Daniel Jacobs and
2000
Derek Mason, Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Richmond, VA
1998–1999
Clay into Art: Selections from the Contemporary Ceramics Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, ny1998 Realists, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York
1998
San Francisco International Art Exposition, Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997
Forms, Transformations, Queens Borough Public Library Gallery
1997
Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996
Design Brooklyn, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1994
Late 20th-Century Ceramics from the Everson Collection, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
1994
Dada Ball, Webster Hall, New York, ny (curated by Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio).
1994
Drawings ’94, Sheraton Art Center, Kutztown University. Kutztown, PA
1993
Invitational, OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY
1992
New Abstraction, Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY
1992
The Eccentric Teapot (curated by Garth Clark), The Museum of Shigaraki Ceramics
1992
Art Center and Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan; Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1990
Organic Abstraction, Garth Clark Gallery. New York, NY
1990
The 20th Ceramic National Exhibition: Clay, Color, Content, Purchase Award, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
1990
The Manhattan Project, ARTACT Gallery, Miami, FI
1988
Selections 41, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1986
Drawings, Gallery Casas Toledo Oosterom, New York, NY
1986
Reconstruction: Six Young New York Sculptors, Carlson Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
1986
The Conspicuous Consumption Show, ABC NO RIO Gallery, New York, NY
1986
Beyond Clay, Queens College Gallery, New York, NY
1984
A Passionate Vision: Selections from the Collection of Daniel Jacobs, Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1984
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1984
Art and Ego, New York Academy of Arts Building, New York, NY
1984
New York City Artists, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
1983
New York Artists Who Teach, City Gallery, New York, NY
1983
Contemporary Ceramics; Selections from The Collection of Daniel Jacobs,Hecksher Museum, Huntington, NY
1982
The New Fauves, Hadler-Rodriquez Gallery, Houston, TX
1981
The Monumental Art Show, Gowanus Memorial Art Yard, Brooklyn, NY
1981
ONWARDISLAND, Public Sculpture at Ward’s Island, New York, NY
1981
Philadelphia Clay: 1980, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1978
Young Americans, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, az; Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York

Public Collections

National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, South Korea
Taipei County Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, ny
Smithsonian Institutions, American Museum of Art, Renwick Gallery, Washington dc
Museum of Art and Design, New York, ny
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, ny
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, mo
Racine Museum of Art, Racine, wi
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, nc
Long House Reserve, East Hampton, ny
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, nj
The Museum of Shigaraki Ceramics Art Center and Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan

Literature

“Play, Passion Revealed in Ceramics” by Robert Taylor, Boston Globe, April 23, 1984.
“Stalking the Wild Sculpture” by Kay Larson and Carrie Rickie, The Village Voice,June 14, 1980.
“Wards Island” by John Perreault, Soho News, June 14, 1980
“Vasilike Ware: An Early Bronze Age Pottery Style” in Crete Chapter 2, by Dr. P Bentacour, S. Montgomery, Publisher PA Forlag Lund, Sweden.
Young Americans,” Ceramics Monthly, September 1979.
Oversea Contemporary Ceramic Art Classics, by Bai Ming, p. 56–61.
“Fantasy Machines from Technology’s Dark Side,” by Rita Reif, The New York Times, Art/Architecture, Sunday December 6, 1998.
“Steven Montgomery” by Mark Daniel Cohen, Review Magazine, pp. 14–16,December 1998.
“Steven Montgomery,” Ceramics Monthly (cover story) p. 38–39, March 2000.
“From the Studio” by Rose C. S. Slivka, The East Hampton Star, Sec. 3, p. 5,August 3, 2000.
“Steven Montgomery’s Entropic Machines” by Robert C. Morgan, American Ceramics, February 1997.
“Montgomery’s Machines” by Sherry Chayat, Syracuse Herald American, June 6, 1998.
“The 20th Ceramic National” by Robert Ellison, American Craft, July 1990.
The Eccentric Teapot, by Garth Clark, Abbeville Press, 1989.
“Steven Montgomery” by Mark Shannon, American Ceramics, March 1986.
“Steven Montgomery” interviewed by Wolfram Ladda, Neue Keramic,January/February 2005, pp. 8–13.
“Steven Montgomery” interviewed by Ronald A. Kuchta, Kerameiki Techni,December 2004, pp. 59–68.
Cover Photograph, Neue Keramic, March/April 2004.
“Review of Exhibitions: Steven Montgomery at OK Harris,” Jonathan Goodman, Art in America, September 2004, p. 134.
“Reviews: New York; Steven Montgomery, OK Harris,” Cynthia Nadelman,ARTnews, June 2004, p. 114.
“Big Apple Clay; Is There a New York School of Ceramics?” John Perreault, American Ceramics, (Vol. 14., No.2), 2003, p. 16–17, 19 (cover photograph), 2003.
“Interview: Steven Montgomery,” Pravine Sathe, New York Arts Magazine,June 2004, p. 65–66.
“Interview: Steven Montgomery,” Justin Ladda, Neue Keramik, Apri, 2004, p. 46.
Post Modern Ceramics, by Mark Del Vecchio, Thames & Hudson, 2002, p. 176, 184, 208.
The Artful Teapot, by Garth Clark, Watson Guptill, 2002, p. 97, 99, 239.