Steven Montgomery  (American, 1954) 

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Steven Montgomery Biography
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
Selected 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
Selected 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.