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C.V.

 

Born in Santa Monica, CA, 1943

EDUCATION
1978- 1982 BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Out of My Hands, Gallery NAGA, Boston, MA
Perchance, William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014
HAP
, Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Soft, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011
New Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008
Relics, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Cheryl Ann Thomas, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Recent Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Cheryl Ann Thomas, Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2005
Featured Artist, del mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Vessels, Museum of Ventura County and Art’s Albinger Museum, Ventura, CA
2003
Conflicting Evidence, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2002
Showcase, Ojai Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2001
Jungle Music, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA
2000
In Progress, The Upstairs Gallery, Ventura, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
ceramATTACK, Duane Reed Gallery, St Louis, MO
Art Palm Springs art fair, William Siegal Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
Women on the Rise, Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA
Matters at Hand, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT
Contemporary Ceramics, Mouvements Modernes, Peninsula Palace Hotel, Paris, FR
2016
First Central China International Ceramic Biennale, Henan Museum, Zheng Zhou, China, curator Wendy Gers
Devotion/Destruction: Craft Inheritance, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2015
Taking Form: Quality in Clay, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Meredyth Knows Ceramics,
NAGA Gallery, Boston, MA
Nature, Sculpture, Abstraction and Clay: 100 Years of American Ceramics, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Phyllis Sullivan and Cheryl Ann Thomas, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
2014
Summer, Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NY
Three Ceramic Artists, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
PAD- Le Pavillon des Arts et du Design, Mouvements Modernes, Paris, FR
Décors a vivre, Les Arts Decoratifs, Paris, FR
2013
Mesmerized, Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art, Springs, TX
Precious Objects, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
High Low Art Exhibition, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
2012
Art in the Age of Globalization, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Frank’s IHOC (International House of Ceramics), Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Repetitive Nature, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Primed, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, CA
Journeys: Westmont Alumni Artist’s Invitational, Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA
Studio Channel Islands Alumni Now, Studio Channel Islands Art Gallery, Camarillo, CA
2011
Contemporary Ceramics, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
Overthrown: Clay Without Limits, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, CATALOG
No Object is an Island, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, CATALOG
Exposed: Sculpture and Promised Gifts from the Permanent Collection, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
Collector’s Council Exhibition, Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
2010
Fables Contemporaines, Mouvements Modernes, Paris, FR
Basins, Baskets and Bowls: Women Explore the Vessel, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Fertile Ground, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
2009
Transformation, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Gallery Artist’s Group Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
Adventures of the Fire, invitational exhibit, 5th World Ceramic Biennale, Korea, CATALOG
2008
Celebrating Ceramics: The Freida K. Bradsher Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
The 8th International Ceramics Festival, Mino, Japan
Celebrating California Clay, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2007
Black and White, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SOFA New York, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, Ny
SOFA Chicago, Jane Sauer Gallery, Chicago, Il
One Work/ One World, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
2006
SOFA Chicago, Jane Sauer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Beatrice Wood Ceramic Annual, Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, CA
City of Ventura Grant Recipients, Artist’s Union Gallery, Ventura, CA
2005
Made By Heart, Defined By Desire, Xiem Clay Center, Pasadena, CA
Eccentric Vessels, Ventura College Art Gallery, Ventura College, Ventura, CA
2004
Cheryl Ann Thomas and Masuo Ojima, Xiem Clay Center, Pasadena, CA
Ink and Clay 31, Henry Hopkins, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
A Classic Competition, First Place, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
One Vision, Buenaventura Gallery, Ventura, CA
City of Ventura Grant Recipients, Artist’s Union Gallery, Ventura, CA
2003
Ink and Clay 30, Hollis Goodall, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
President’s Show, American Ceramics Society, First Place, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
Dust is Also Buddha, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA
2002
Ink and Clay 29, President’s Purchase Award, Toby Camp, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
President’s Show, American Ceramics Society, Second Place, Judson Studios, Highland Park, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Artist Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, MI, Fall 2009
Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art,Mi, Spring 2010
Invited Artist, Summer Intensive II, California State University at Long Beach, CA, 2010
Artist Lecture, Northern Clay Center, MN, Spring 2011
Artist Lecture, Northern Clay Center, MN, fall 2012
Symposium Presenter, Women Working With Clay, Hollins University, VA, Summer 2013
Presenter and exhibitor, Central China International Ceramics Biennale, Winter, 2016

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Oxnard, CA
City of Ventura Municipal Art Collection, Ventura, CA
Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura, CA
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Frankel Foundation for the Arts, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada
Henan Museum, Zhengzhou City, China
Minneapolis Institute for Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Mobile Art Museum, Mobile, AL
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Ventura County, Ventura, CA
Roro Company, Toki City, Japan

GRANTS
Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grant, 2013
City of Ventura Artist’s Grant, 2006
City of Ventura Artist’s Grant, 2004