Michael Ceschiat
Queen Creek, AZ

1996                    University of New Mexico, M.F.A. in Sculpture, Albuquerque, New Mexico        
1990                    Columbus College of Art and Design, B.F.A. Ceramic Sculpture, Columbus, Ohio

Group Exhibitions
2018                     MUD WORKS MMXVIII, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
2017-16               Celebrating Our Own, Chandler Gilbert Community College Art Gallery, Chandler, AZ
2016                     I Am Become Death, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
2015-13               Minatures and More, Albuquerque Museum of Art
2015-10               Belen Art League Annual Spring Show, Harvey House Museum, Belen, NM
2015-97               UNM Valencia Faculty Exhibition, UNM VC Fine Arts Gallery, Los Lunas, NM
2012                     Boom Blooms Bugs and Blossoms, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                             Beauty in the Beast, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
2008                     Flower Power: a Subversive Botanical, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
2007                    Amarillo Biennial 600: Clay, Amarillo Museum of Art, Texas
2006                    Clay and Fiber, Hands and Heart Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2005                    War and Peace, RioBravoFineArt, Inc., Truth or Consequences, NM
                            Summer Regional Invitational, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
                            Entanglement, Arte Loca Gallery, Bernalillo, NM
                            Sensual or Erotic, Katrina Lasko Gallery, Bernalillo, NM
2004                     Bugs and Blooms, Arte Loca Gallery, Bernalillo, NM
                             Hikidashi Bugs, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                             Clay and Fiber, Belen Art League Gallery, Belen, NM
                             Hikidashi Fire Show, UNM VC Fine Arts Gallery, Los Lunas, NM
                            Bugs, Bombs and Blooms, Harvey House Museum, Belen, NM
2003                     UNM Valencia @ UNM Gallup, Faculty Exhibition, UNM Gallup, Gallup, NM
                            Outlaw’s Inc. Fire Show, UNM VC Fine Arts Gallery, Los Lunas, NM
2002                    Yasato to World, World to Yasato, Yasato City Hall, Japan
                            The Vase, Peck Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
                            Style New Mexico, Sheraton Old Town, Albuquerque, NM
                             River of Fire Woodfired Ceramic Works, Mudfish Pottery, Albuquerque NM
                             Shakers and Movers, Maravilla Gallery, Taos, NM
2001                     Past and Present, UNM VC Fine Arts Gallery, Los Lunas, NM             
1999                    ANAGAMA, Porcelain Studio Rio Grande, Albuquerque, NM
1996                    Garden Rockets Installation, Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque, NM
                             Alert, Offsite Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
                             New Mexico Contemporary 96, New Mexico State Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                             11th Annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo, Texas
                             Annual Juried Graduate Student Exhibition, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1995                     Confusion and Belief, Fitzgerald Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
                             New Mexico/Arizona, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
                             Pima Arts Council Community Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
                             Sculpture Project, The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
                             Rapid Growth, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1994                    New Mexico Ceramic Artists, KIMO Theater Gallery, Albuquerque, NM                  
                             Juried Graduate Student Exhibition, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
                             New Graduate Exhibition, Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1993                    Distans/igzistans, Spiral Garden, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan            
1992                    The Wall-1992 Exhibition, Awajicho Gallery, Tokyo, Japan                        
                             Two Man Exhibition, La Belle Gallery, Kashiwa, Japan                                     
1991                    Clay Plus One, ART SPACE JONAISAKA, Mashiko, Japan                    
                             Small Goods Exhibition, ART SPACE JONAISAKA, Mashiko, Japan
1990                    Three Man Exhibition, ROY G. BIV Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

Solo Exhibitions
2004                     Bugs and Pokers, Bradley Gallery, T or C, New Mexico
2002                     WILDFLOWERS BULLSEYES BOMBS, ART SPACE JONAISAKA, Mashiko, Japan
2000                     Gigantic, Fantastic Flowers in Clay, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1997                     New Works, Miriam’s Well, Santa Fe, NM
                             A New Spring, Mariposa Old Town Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1996                     M.F.A. Exhibition, Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM      
1995                     Outdoor Sculpture Installation, U.N.M. Los Alamos, NM
1992                     Cosmic Totems, ART SPACE JONAISAKA, Mashiko, Japan 

Select Publications
American Craft Magazine, June/July 2012
500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books 2009
Pasatiempo, February 2008
El Palacio, Spring 2008
Mira Magazine, 2005
Around 505, October/November 2004
THE Magazine, December 1998

Permanent Collections
New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM
Zanesville Art Center, Zanesville, OH

Teaching Experience
2016-present       Resident Faculty, Chandler Gilbert Community College
                            -currently teaching Ceramics I and II, Studio Arts Ceramics

1997-2016           Lecturer III, University of New Mexico Valencia
                            -courses taught Introduction to Art, Art History I and II, Ceramics I and II, Clay and Glaze Calculation,
                            3D Design, Sculpture I, Photography I and II, Digital Imaging, Introduction to Electronic Art, Graphics Animation

1998-2002           Adjunct Faculty, University of New Mexico
-courses taught Ceramics II, Ceramics Clay and Glaze Calculation, Ceramic Sculpture   

1993-96               Teaching Assistant, University of New Mexico
-courses taught Ceramics I and II, Ceramics Clay and Glaze Calculation, 3D Design, Shop Foundations

Assistant Experience
2012                     Slip casting, glazing and firing for Judy Chicago's "Heads Project"
2006                     Sculpture Firing for Judy Chicago's "Cats Project"
1996                     Studio Assistant for Gina Bobrowski and Triesch Voelker, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC  
                             Program Assistant for Casas Grande Program with Bill Gilbert and Juan Quezada, Mata Ortiz, Mexico
1992-91                Studio Assistant for Yoshiji Onuki, Motegi, Japan
1990                     Student of Ichizo Mori, Kuwana, Japan
1990-87                Studio Assistant for Ban Kajitani, Columbus, Ohio