Cynthia Consentino Resume
1997, MFA Ceramics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
1986, BFA Sculpture, The Cooper Union College of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY.
2008, Ferrin Gallery, Pitttsfield, MA.
2007, 2006, Dubhe Carreño Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2001, John Elder Gallery, New York, NY.
2000, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox. MA. New Work.
2000, Koussevitzky Gallery, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA.
1998, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Emerging Artist Exhibition.
1997, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Girl Story.
2008, Northern Clay Center, Contemporary Monsters: Surrealism in the Ceramic
Arts, Minneapolis, MN.
2008, Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA. 2 person exhibit.
2007, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Women Ceramic Sculptors Pomona, CA.
2007, Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2007, Dubhe Carreno Gallery, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL.
2007, Santa Fe Clay, In My Own Words, Agape, Summer Preview, Santa Fe, NM.
2007, Studio Place Arts, The Gun Show, Barre, VT.
2007, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA.
2006, Dubhe Carreno Gallery, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL.
2006, Fuller Craft Museum, The Perfect Collection 2, Brockton, MA.
2006, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Life InSIGHT: The Human Experience,
2006, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA.
2006, James Patrick Gallery, IDEAlog, Wiscasset, Me.
2006, Mobile Museum of Art, Poetic Expressions of Immortality: Figurative
Ceramics from the Porter-Price Collection, Mobile, Alabama.
2006, Santa Fe Clay, Nature/Culture, Santa Fe, NM.
2006, Baczek Fine Arts, Animal Kingdom, Northampton, MA.
2006, Baltimore Clayworks, An Extravagance of "Salt and Pepper", Baltimore,
2005, Dubhe Carreno Gallery, Chicago, IL. SOFA Chicago
2005, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA. Pretty Sweet: The Sentimental Image
in Contemporary Art.
2005, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, A Tale to Tell, Sheboygan, WI.
2005, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Things Your Mother Said, Boston, MA.
2005, The Signature Shop and Gallery, Stories and Visions of Nature in Clay,
2005, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. Man's Best Friend.
2005, Ferrin Gallery, Portraiture; SOFA New York, House of Wonder, Lenox,
2004, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. Grimm's Fairy Tales Reinvented.
2004, The Society for Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA. Grimm's Fairy Tales Reinvented.
2004, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, MA. Salutations: New Art, New Space.
2004, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA. (2 person show.)
2004, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM. Natural Selection.
2004-2003, Ameringer Gallery, Boca Raton, FL.
2003, Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI.
2003, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Mastery in Clay.
2003, Galerie Blanche, Chateau de La Napoule, La Napoule-Mandelieu, France.
2003, The Pottery Workshop Gallery, Hong Kong. Contemporary Ceramic Pillow
2003-1996, Ute Stebich Gallery, Lenox, MA.
2002, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA. The 2002 DeCordova
2002, John and Maxine Belger Foundation, Kansas City, MO. Confrontational
2002, Russell Hill Rogers Gallery, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San
Antonio, TX. Big Head.
2002, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Le Grand Buffet.
2002, September Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland.
2002, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Telling Tales.
2002, MatrixArts, Sacramento, CA. Many Different Sides.
2002, Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA. Massachusetts Cultural Council
Craft Grant Recipients.
2002, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Montpelier, VT. Confrontational Clay.
2002, American Craft Museum, New York, NY. Confrontational Clay.
2001, The Lamont Gallery, Exeter, NH. Confrontational Clay.
2001, Museum of Art, Springfield, OH. Confrontational Clay.
2001, The Society for Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA. Massachusetts Cultural
Council Craft Grant Recipients.
2001, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. Massachusetts Cultural
Council Craft Grant Recipients.
2001, Flint Institute of Art. Flint, MI. Confrontational Clay.
2001, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ. Confrontational Clay.
2000, John Elder Gallery, New York, NY. Dolls.
2000, The Society for Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA. Our Cups Runneth Over.
2000, Odyssey Gallery, Asheville, NC. Politiclay.
2000, Augustana College Art Gallery, Rock Island, IL. Confrontational Clay.
2000, Decorative Arts Museum at the Arkansas Arts Center. Little Rock, AR.
2000, Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Naples, FL. Confrontational Clay.
2000, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. Confrontational Clay.
2000, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL. Confrontational Clay.
2000, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT. Women's World: A Work in Progress.
2000, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. Political Clay.
2000, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA. Works on Paper.
2000, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. Confrontational Clay.
1999, Alternative Museum, New York, NY. National Showcase Exhibit.
1999, Riley Hawk Gallery, Columbus and Cleveland, OH. Looking in the Mirror:
Aspects of Figurative Ceramics.
1998, Fulton Street Gallery, Albany, NY. Body Image.
1998, The Society for Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA. 1998 Artist Awards.
1998, Springfield College Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield, MA. Fire and
Form: A Clay Sculpture Invitational.
1997, Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA. Western Massachusetts
1997, The Society for Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA. Emerging Artists - Clay.
1996, Nazareth College Gallery, Rochester, NY. NCECA Student Exhibit.
1995, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Graduate Exhibition.
1995, Gallery of Fine Arts, Eastern Washington University, Cheney. Clay on
1995, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Ceramics Northeast.
1995, Federal Bank of Boston Gallery, Boston, MA. Sculpture at UMASS.
1995,Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Midway
1994, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, MA. New Artist's Tea Party.
1993, Downtown Eugene, OR. Outside Art.
1989, Creations Gallery, Taos, NM.
Awards and Residencies
2007, Massachusetts Cultural Council Award in Craft
2006, The George Sugarman Foundation Artist Grant.
2004, Blanche E. Colman Award. Massachusetts grant for fine artists.
2003, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan.
2003, La Napoule Art Foundation Artist-in-Residence Program, Mandelieu-La
2002, American Craft Council Artist Award, New York, NY.
2001, Massachusetts Cultural Council Professional Development Award, Boston,
2000, Oregon College of Art and Craft Junior Artist Residency in Ceramics,
1999, Blanche E. Colman Award. Massachusetts grant for fine artists.
1999, Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant. Finalist Award in Crafts.
1998, John Michael Kohler Arts/Industry Program. Artist Residency in Cast
Iron Sculpture. Kohler, Wisconsin.
1998, The Society for Arts and Crafts Artists Award. Boston, Massachusetts.
1997, Second Prize. Western Massachusetts Juried Works Exhibition. Northampton,
1993, Outdoor Sculpture Honorarium. City of Eugene, OR.
2004-05, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI., Artist Designed
2004, Porter-Price Collection.
2002, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA.
2000, National Liberty Museum , Philadelphia, PA.
1998, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
1998, Kohler Company, Kohler, WI.
2007, Santa Fe/North, Feats of Clay, Hollis Walker, p. S8.
2007, Chicago Reader, Mix and Match, Fred Camper, February 23.
2006, Immortality: Figurative Ceramics from the Porter-Price Collection,
Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama, exhibition catalogue.
2006, American Craft , Gallery, p. 68, June/July.
2005, Studio Potter, Cynthia Consentino, pp. 18-19, December.
2005, The Figure in Clay: Contemporary Sculpting Techniques by Master Artists,
pp. 120, 174.
2005, Art New England, New Art in Western, MA Galleries, Jonathan Fardy,
p. 13, October/November.
2005, American Craft , p. 40-1, October.
2005, Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, Cast in Clay, Mary Louise Schumacher, p.
1E, 8E, August 17.
2005, Pretty Sweet: The Sentimental Image in Contemporary Art, Nick Capasso,
Alexandra Novina, Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park Exhibition Catalogue,
2004, 500 Figures In Clay: Ceramic Artists Celebrate the Human Form, Veronika
Alice Guner, Editor, pp 335, 364-65.
2004, The Providence Sunday Journal, Fuller than Ever, Bill Van Siclen, pp.
E1, 8, November 14.
2004, The Women's Times, The Long Haul: Two Artists Talk About the Business,
pp. 1, 6, July.
2004, The Boston Globe, Storybook Conclusions at a Craft Exhibition, Christine
Temin, May 12.
2004, The Magazine, Juried Group Show: Natural Selection, Zane Fischer, Santa
Fe, NM, May.
2004, Arts Media, Tradition and Transgression to the West, Leon Nigrosh,
2003, The Providence Phoenix, Dream Weavers: Suspended Narratives Explores
Extra Dimensions, Bill Rodriguez, October 31-November 6.
2003, Providence Journal, p. 22, October 23-26.
2003, Coventry Courier, Suspended Narratives: Provocative Works on Display
in Kingston", p.11, October 23-24.,
2002, Sculpture, San Antonio, "Big Head Ceramic Sculpture on a Heroic Scale",
p.78, Vol. 21, No. 9, November.
2002, American Craft, Portfolio: Cynthia Consentino", p. 63, Vol. 62, No.
2002, Worcester Magazine, Oh Art, Where Art Thou?, Leon Nigrosh, p. 17, July
2002, Boston Phoenix, Mixed Blessings: The Decordova's 13th Annual Exhibit,
Christopher Millis, pp. 11-12, June 21.
2002, The Boston Globe, Decordova Annual is Full of Surprises, Cate McQuaid,
pp. D1, 6, June 19.
2002, Boston Sunday Herald, Opposites Attract at Annual DeCordova, Joanne
Silver, June 16.
2002, Ceramics Monthly, Cynthia Consentino, by Frank Ozereko, pp. 18, 20,
2001, Sunday Republican, Western Massachusetts, Artful Crafts, pp. 1, 2E,
2001, The Flint Journal, Acceptable Art: 'In Your Face' Exhibit Gets Strong
Reviews, Carol Azizian, pp. A1, A2, Saturday, April 7.
2001, The Flint Journal, Art with Issues, Carol Azizian, pp. A1, A2, Friday,
2001, Associated Press, Ceramic Exhibit Gets-in-Your Face, February 8.
2001, Boston Herald, Grace is in the Details at Craft Exhibit, p. S10, Friday,
2001, The Boston Globe, Showing the Public Publicly Funded Art, pp. F1, 10,
2001, The Ceramics Glaze Handbook, Mark Burleson, Lark Books, p. 91.
2000, Ceramics Monthly, Not Politics as Usual, pp. 12, 13, Vol. 48, No. 10,
2000, The New York Times, Putting Forth a New Face on Reality, Fred B. Adelson,
Arts and Entertainment Section, pp. 13, 14, Sunday, December 10.
2000, The Boston Globe, Creativity is Their Cup of Tea, December 6.
2000, Mountain Xpress, North Carolina, Promises, Promises, pp. 1, 32, 33,
2000, The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Illinois, "Confrontational
Clay"Artist Molds Message in Medium, p. B6, October 12.
2000, The Crafts Report, Philadelphia Galleries Get Political, Noelle Backer,
p. 10, Vol. 26, No. 294, October.
2000, The New York Times, Sometimes the Darkness Just Creeps In, William
Zimmer, p. 24, Sunday, September 10.
2000, Quad-City Times, Illinois, Art Attack: "Confrontational" Works Fill
Augustana Gallery, David Burke, pp. H1, H6, Sunday, September 10.
2000, The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Illinois, In-Your-Face Art,
p. H1, 5, September 3.
2000, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Looking in the Mirror: Aspects of Figurative
Ceramics, J. DeBoos, p. 55, Vol. 40.
2000, Housatonic Weekend, A Dramatic Weaving of Women's Lives, Carol Ann
Wilcock, p. 9, September 1.
2000, The Advocate, Greenwich Time, A Women's Place..., Beth Cooney, Arts
Section, p. 1, Sunday, August 27.
2000, American Craft, Confrontational Clay: The Artist As Social Critic,
Jane T. Paine, pp. 80-81, Vol. 60, No. 4, August/September.
2000, Weekend, Fairfield, Westport, CT, Artists in Craft Center Exhibition
Focus on Women's Issues, August 25-31.
2000, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Clay Hard, "Confrontational Clay: The Artist
as Social Critic", p. 3W, Friday August 4.
2000, Neue Keramik, Die Neue Keramik in en Galerien Der Welt, p. 302, May.
2000, Chatham Courier, Hudson Valley Newspapers, "Visual Metaphrase" on Exhibit,
p. 11, Thursday, April 6.
2000, Confrontational Clay: The Artist as Social Critic, Judith Schwartz,
catalogue for exhibit, p. 20.
1998, Boston Globe, Winning Ways: Crafty Imagery, Technique, with a Macabre
Flair, pp. F1, 7, July 22.
1998, Times Union, Rensselaer, Unflinching 'Body Image' at Troy, Albany,
Galleries, p. 18, June 12.
1998, Sunday Republican, Western Massachusetts, Ceramic Sculpture Elevated
in Form, p. F2, January 25.
1997, Handbuilt Pottery, Kathy Triplett, p. 111, Altamont Press.
1997, Boston Globe, Society Celebrates Its Past and Present, p. F1, April
1997, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Through a Child's Eyes, pp. W1, 4, May 31-
1997, Philadelphia Weekly, New This Year: Black and Decker Dali, p. 37, December
2007, Santa Fe Clay Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
2007, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
2006, Worcester State College, Worcester, MA.
2006, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX.
2004, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA,
2000, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland.
2000, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL.
1999, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.,
1998, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay.
1999-present, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke, MA., Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics
I, Drawing, Basic Design, Introduction to Art History
2002-2004, Guild Studio School, Northampton, MA., Instructor, Figurative
Sculpture; Hollow Clay Construction
2001, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston., Adjunct Faculty, Fall 2002,
Large-Scale Ceramic Sculpture
1997-2000, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA., Adjunct Faculty,
2D Design, Introduction to Studio, Ceramics I, Sculpture I