Curriculum Vitae/CV

Lynn Anne Verbeck 

2771 Old Erie Pike, West Decatur, PA 16878 

814.321.2385

lynnanneverbeck@gmail.com

Education

2011 MFA in Ceramics, The Graduate School at SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY 

1995 BA in Film & Video Production, Penn State University. University Park, PA 

Grants/Fellowship

2014-15 Project Stream Grant, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Harrisburg, PA 

2009-10 Andrah Foundation Ceramics Fellowship, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

Teaching Experience

2017-Current Ceramics Instructor, LA Clay Studio, West Decatur, PA 

2015-Current Ceramics Instructor, The Makery, State College, PA 

2012-Current Teaching Artist, Galaxy Arts in Education, CIU #10, West Decatur, PA 

2015-2017 Ceramics Instructor, The Art Alliance, State College, PA 

2011-2017 Ceramics Instructor, Lavaclay Ceramics, Philipsburg, PA 16866 

2011-2013 Substitute Teacher, Philipsburg and State College, PA 

Fall 2010 Instructor of Record, Introduction to Ceramics, SUNY, New Paltz, NY 

Fall 2009 Teaching Assistant, Drawing: Visual Thinking 1, SUNY, New Paltz, NY 

2000-2001 Ceramics Instructor, The Melting Pot, Brooklyn, NY 

1996-2008 Ceramics Instructor, Lavaclay Studios, Brooklyn, NY

Experience

2012-Current Member, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 

2011-Current Owner, Lavaclay Ceramics/ LA Clay Studio, West Decatur, PA 

2011-Current Anagama-firing with Jack Troy, Huntingdon, PA 

2015-2018 Juried Artist, The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA 

2018 Juror, The 20th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts, Youngstown, OH 

2012-2018 Member, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania Potters Guild, Lemont, PA 

2012-2015 President, Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania Potters Guild, Lemont, PA 

2009-2010 Anagama-firing at SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

2009-2011 Ceramics Department Graduate Assistant, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

2009-2011 Ceramics Department Firing Team, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

2010 Representative, Ceramics Department, Student Art Alliance, SUNY New Paltz New Paltz, NY 

2009 Clay Club Member, SUNY New Paltz Ceramics Department, New Paltz, NY 

2006-2009 Ceramics Dept. Studio Assistant, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 

1995-2009 Wood-firing with Roger Baumann, Lake Peekskill, NY 

1995 Workshop with Peter Volkous, Paul Soldner and Jun Kaneko 

The Peter Callas Studio, Belvedere, NJ 

1994 Workshop with Chris Gustin, “Thrown and Altered Forms” 

The Greenwich House

POTTERY

Presentations

2010 Anagama: Cutting the Umbilical Cord, Breaking from Tradition 

NCECA 44th ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Philadelphia, PA 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Interstices; The Space Between, The Bellefonte Art Museum, Bellefonte, PA 

2017 Vase Series, Flow,The Bellefonte Art Museum, Bellefonte, PA

Invitational Exhibitions

2020 Camaraderie: A Group Wood Fire Exhibition, BAU Gallery, Beacon, NY 

2020 ArtistWORKS, Art Alliance Gallery Downtown, State College, PA 

2019 Form and Fire, Art Alliance Gallery Downtown, State College, PA 

2019 A Season for the Senses, SC Framing Company & Gallery, State College, PA 

2018 Woodfireworks II, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL 

2018 Capturing the Rhythms of Nature in Painting and Pottery, Atrium Gallery, Lemont, PA 

2018 Fired Up Down in Huntingdon, The Green Drake Gallery, Millheim, PA 

2017 Mother's Day Show, The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 

2017 Woodfireworks, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 

2016 Mother's Day Show, The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 

2016 Art Alliance Instructor's Show, Schlow Library, State College, PA 

2016 Germination Series, Bellefonte Art Museum, Tea Room Gallery, Bellefonte, PA 

2016 Expressing Nature's Rhythm in Painting and Ceramic Art, Atrium Gallery, Lemont, PA 

2015 Mother's Day Show, The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 

2015 Art Alliance Exhibition, Juniper Village, State College, PA 

2015 Art Alliance Instructor's Show, Schlow Library, State College, PA 

2014 Capturing the Rhythms of Nature in Painting and Pottery, Atrium Gallery, Lemont, PA 

2013 Color and Pattern in Hand Felting and Clay, Atrium Gallery, Lemont, PA 

2013 Annual Member's Show, The Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania, Lemont, PA 

2011 The Way to Center, MFA Thesis Show, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY 

Juried Exhibitions

2019 Cup: The Intimate Object XV, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL 

2019 KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Kent, OH (Juror:Pete Pinnell) 

2018 Cup: The Intimate Object XIV, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL 

2018 Palliative Pour, NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA (Juror: Chris Gustin) 

2017 KC Clay Guild Teabowl National, Kent, OH (Juror:Chandra DeBuse) 

2017 Cup: The Intimate Object VIII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 

2016 24th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA (Juror: Simon Leach) 

2016 Cup: The Intimate Object VII, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC 

2014 5th Biennial Concordia Continental Ceramics Competition, Concordia University 

Saint Paul, MN (Juror: Lazare Rothach) 

2014 The National Juried Bowl Show: The Battle of the Bowls 

The Academy of Fine Art, Lynchburg, VA (Juror: Kevin Crowe) 

2014 22nd Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, Lancaster, PA (Juror: Christa Assad) 

2014 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Third Place, Schlow Centre Library 

State College, PA (Juror: Patricia House, Director BAM, Bellefonte, PA) 

2013 12th Annual National Juried Cup Show, The KSU, Kent, OH (Juror: Kirk Mangus) 

2012 20th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National Lancaster, PA (Juror: Jack Troy) 

2011 College Art Association NY Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College 

Times Square Gallery, New York, NY 

2011 Niche Awards Competition, Ceramics Finalist, Buyer’s Market of American Craft 

Pennsylvania Convention Center. Philadelphia, PA 

2010 Raw and Unleashed, Rotunda Gallery at SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY 

2010 Salon des Refuse, NCECA 2010: 44th ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Philadelphia, PA 

2010 Layers, Rotunda Gallery at SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 

2010 Art Along the Rail Trail: Ceramics at the Water Street Market 

Best in Show Award, New Paltz, NY 

2008 11th Annual Tokyo-New York Friendship Ceramics Competition, Nippon Gallery, New York, NY 

2007 Clay: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, Xiem Gallery, Pasadena, CA 

(Juror: Paulus Berensohn) 

2007 Naked Clay, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL (Curated by Mary Stoppert, and Carmen M. Perez) 

Gallery Representation

2019-Current Art Ala Carte, Bellefonte, PA 

2017-Current Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL 

2017-Current State College Framing Company and Gallery, State College, PA 

2016-Current The Charlie B. Gallery, Carson City, NV 

2012-2019 The Gallery Shop, State College, PA 

Artistic Background

1996-2009 Co-Owner and Decorative Painter, Leo and Raf Custom Painting, Brooklyn, NY 

• Executed classic painted finishes and murals throughout the tri-state area  

1993-2001 Member, Ceaser Pink and The Imperial Orgy, Brooklyn, NY 

• performed, held art events, and created art installations in New York City 

• created and produced documentary shorts, experimental films, The Imperial 

Orgy Show, music videos and films for video projection. 

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©2020 by Lynn Anne Verbeck Ceramics.

(814) 321-2385