CATHERINE SCHMID-MAYBACH
 
EDUCATION
 
 
MFA
MA
BFA
1988
1986
1980
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco State University
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
 
 

2009     “ Maati, An exploration in Contemporary Terracotta”  Visual Arts Gallery,  Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

2006     “Metrospective”, Alliance Francaise,  New Delhi, India
             "Women’s World”, Art Junction, Intercontinental Hotel, New Delhi, India
             “Swallowing Delhi”, Global Arts Village, Ghitorni, India
    
2005     
"IX Beca Alfonso Ariza", Museo Casa Alfonso Ariza, La Rambla, Spain

2003     "Northern California Clay", NCECA Conference, San Diego, CA
             "Beyond the Embargo", Tres Gallery, San Diego, CA

2002     Terracota 2002, Taller Cultural, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2001     "A Cuatro Manos; Catherine y Walfrido", Elvira Cape, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2000     Faculty Art Show, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

1999     "Resident Artists Selections", The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
             Terracota '99, Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

1998     
"Art of Remembrance; Day of the Dead" Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, CA
             30 Ceramic Sculptors, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1997     "Clay Introductions", SoFo Gallery 2, Santa Rosa, CA
             "Feast on Art", Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
             "The Evocative Object", Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
             Bucheon Gallery, Two-Person Show,   San Francisco, CA
             53rd Scripps Ceramic Annual Exhibition, Williamson Gallery, Claremont, CA

1996     Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
             "Patterns, Repetition, Textures", Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA

1995     "California Clay Competition" The Artery, Davis, CA

1994     Bucheon Gallery, Two-Person Show, San Francisco, CA    

1991     Branson Gallery, Ross, CA  
             Marin Theater Company, Mill Valley, CA

1990     California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA

1989     View Points Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA             
             "California Works", California State Fair, Sacramento, CA        
             "Discovery '89", California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA

1988     Marin Theater Company, Mill Valley, CA
             Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA             
             Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
             "Feats of Clay", Gladding McBean Company, Lincoln, CA             
             Auburn Art Center, Auburn, CA
             Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1986     Galería Mesa, Mesa, AZ

 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
 

GLOBAL ARTS VILLAGE, NEW DELHI, India
Artist in Residence
Feb-May 2006

BECA ALFONSO ARIZA, LA RAMBLA, Spain    
Grant Recipient for Residency
2005

INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS STUDIO, KECSKEMÉT, Hungary  
Artist in Residence
2005

TALLER CULTURAL, SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba,  
Artist in residence
2002

XIII ENCUENTRO INTERNACIONAL TERRACOTA, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba  
Invited Participant, attended 3 years
1999-2002

SCRIPPS COLLEGE, Claremont, CA
Panelist: Narrative Ceramics
1997

DEEP SPRINGS COLLEGE, Deep Springs, CA
Visiting Artist
1996

MARIN VENTURES, San Rafael, CA
Art Assistant to Grant recipient day program for severely developmentally disabled adults
1992

ENTERTAINMENT RESEARCH GROUP, San Rafael, CA
Freelance Sculptor
1989

   
AWARDS
 
 

Grant, "The George Sugarman Foundation", Novato, CA  2005

Grant, "Beca Alfonso Ariza", La Rambla, Spain  2005

First Prize, "35th Annual Regional Juried Art Show, Fairfield, CA  1997

Jurors' Award, "California Works," California State Fair, 1989

Purchase Award, "Feats of Clay," Gladding McBean, 1988

Honorable Mention, "Auburn Arts '37", 1988

Purchase Award, "Clay Forte", Galeria Mesa, 1986

 
PUBLIC PROJECTS
 
 


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1995   

Ceramic Fountain
Café Palmares, Santiago de Cuba, figure 3’x2.5’
Part of a cafeteria renovation project. With Walfrido Hau

Ceramic Mural
Banco Popular de Ahorro, Santiago de Cuba;   9m x2m                                                        
With Walfrido Hau
Worked on aspects of design, execution and installation.

Ceramic Tile Mural                 
Foyer of Condominium, 10' x3'; 419 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA                 
Designed and executed the piece.

School Tile Project
Cleveland School, 2nd Grade, Athens Street, San Francisco, CA                             
In class project with the students drawing into and painting on moist clay slabs.
These were mounted onto planter boxes at the entrance to the school.

Ceramic Structure Project
Marin Ventures, San Rafael, CA                                                                                               
Ceramics facilitator for grant project.                                                          
Day center for severely developmentally disabled adults.
The project entailed making extruded clay tubes for the clients to work with.
These were fired and assembled into a three-sided structure.     

 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
 

BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Davie, Florida 2003
Adjunct Art Instructor

SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE, Santa Rosa, California 1999-2003
Ceramics Instructor

EXCEL PROGRAM AT SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, Rohnert Park, CA. 1999-2000
Summer Ceramics Teacher, grades 4-10

TALLER CULTURAL, SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba. 2002
Ceramics Instructor

NONESUCH SCHOOL, Sebastopol, CA. 1997-2001
High School Ceramics Teacher

RICHMOND ART CENTER, Richmond, CA. 1995-96
Ceramics Teacher

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ART AND DISABILITIES, Richmond, CA.   1996
Substitute Ceramics Teacher

MARIN ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL, San Rafael, CA. 1991-99
Ceramics Teacher, Middle School

MARIN CHILDREN'S ART CENTER, Mill Valley, CA. 1990-94
Art Teacher

SAN FRANCISCO CHILDREN'S ART CENTER, San Francisco, CA. 1987-90
Art Teacher

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, San Francisco, CA. 1986-88
Ceramic Graduate Assistant       

 
PUBLICATIONS
 
 

“Catherine Schmid-Maybach, The Allegory of the Chair” by Maria Rode, New Ceramics/Neue Keramik,  July/Aug. 2009 p.16

The Ceramic Design Book,
Lark Books, Ashville, North Carolina, 1998, p.86

"Die neue Keramik in den Galerien der Welt", Neue Keramik, Jan/Feb 1998, p.42

"Sixth Annual California Competition", Ceramics Monthly, September 1995, p.40