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Born: Harlingen, Texas




2012 - HARD & SOFT exhibit at Santa Fe Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM 


2009, Sept 18 - Dec 24 - HARD & SOFT: Works From New Mexico's Ceramic and Fiber Studios, Santa Fe Convention Center Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2009, Aug 23 - Oct 11 - DOWN TO EARTH: The Philip Sartore Collection, Richmond Art Museum, IN


2008, April 1 - May 13 - ON THE ROAD AGAIN, 19th Annual Teapot Show, Chiaroscuro Galleries Chicago, IL




2005 - DYNAMIC DUOS, Vessel Gallery, PA


2004 - TEAPOTS NATIONAL, Artisan Gallery, Madison, WI


2002 - HAUTE ART 2002, ArtCentre of Plano,Plano, TX


2001 - TEAPOTS: FEATURED ARTIST, Jayne Gallery,

Kansas City, MO


2000 - FUNCTIONAL CERAMICS, Wayne State University, Wooster, OH


1999 - ASAGES AND APHORISMS, Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


1998 - A SALUTE TO CLAY, Jayne Gallery, Kansas City, MO


1997 - A LOOSE INTERPRETATION, Celestial Seasonings Gallery, Boulder, CO


1996 - NEW MEXICO CLAY IN SEATTLE, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA


1995 - THIRD ANNUAL STRICTLY FUNCTIONAL, Market House, Lancaster, PA


1994 - CRAFTS BIENNIAL, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR


1993 - DISCOVERY AWARDS, Art of California Magazine, *SILVER MEDAL


1992 - CHAUTAUQUA 35TH EXHIB. OF ART INVIT., Chautauqua Galleries, NY


1991 - GALEX 25, Galesburg, IL, *1ST PLACE PURCHASE AWARD


1990 - AESTHETICS '90 NATIONAL, McPherson College, McPherson, KS


1989 - BLACK & WHITE INVITATIONAL, Red Poppy Gallery, Georgetown, TX


1988 - ARTISTS' LIASON, Del Mano Gallery, Pasadena, CA


1987 - INVITATIONAL AUTO, Skera Crafts Gallery, Northampton, MA


1986 - 3RD INTERNAT'L HUMOR, Beasley Gallery, San Diego, CA



Dr. Sven Redsun

Gulf Atomic, La Jolla, CA

August Busch, St. Louis, MO

Delta Airlines Corporate Collection, Seattle, WA

Pannikin Corporate Collection, La Jolla, CA

Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Patchet, Milwaukee, WI

Concise Concepts, La Jolla, CA

U.S. Bancorp, Portland, OR

Talia Shire, Los Angeles, CA

Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA

Dr. Francis Crick, La Jolla, CA

Skutt Kilns, Portland, OR

Julia Child, Boston, MA



1996-present - Barker•Meyer Ceramic Art Studios, Santa Fe, NM


1972-1996 - Master Potter & owner, The Sunstone Gallery, La Jolla, CA


1969-1972 - Full-time studio potter, Orion Craft Gallery, San Diego, CA



(Award Winner*)

2015 Best in Show, Fourth Street Festival of Arts and Crafts, Bloomington, IN*

2015 Ruidoso Art Festival prize* 
2015 Mayor's Award, Midwest Salute to the Arts*
2013 Featured Auction Artist, Woodlands Art Festival 

2012 Award Salem Art Fair & Festival*

2011 Award Cincinnati Winterfair*

2011 Award Colorado Artfest at Castle Rock*

2010 Best of Show The Woodlands

Art and Air, Webster Groves, MO

Columbus Winterfair, Columbus, OH**

Castle Rock ArtFest, Castle Rock, CO*

Art on the Square, Madison, WI*

Artigras, Orlando, FL**

Cherry Creek Art Festival, Denver, CO**

Old Orchard Craft Festival, Skokie, IL*

Main Street, Fort Worth, TX***

St. Louis Art Festival, Clayton, MO

Port Clinton Art Festival, Highland Park, IL*

Golden Triangle, La Jolla, CA

Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, FL

Mill Valley Arts Festival, Mill Valley, CA*

Southwest Art Festival, Albuquerque, NM**

Columbus Arts Festival, Columbus, OH

Handworkshop, Richmond, VA

Park City Art Festival, Park City, UT

Mt. Dora Art Festival, Mt. Dora, FL

Contemporary Crafts Mkt., Santa Monica, CA

Rest of the Best, Bellevue, WA

Contemporary Crafts Mkt., San Francisco, CA

Sidewalk Festival, Winter Park, FL

Art and Apples, Rochester, MI*

Affaire in the Garden, Beverly Hills, CA

Dallas 500, Dallas, TX

Fourth Street, Bloomington, IN***

Brentwood Art Festival, Brentwood, CA

Smoky Hill River, Salina, KS

Chicago Botanic Garden, IL

La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA**

Sausalito Art Festival, Sausalito, CA

Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX

Scottsdale Art Festival, Scottsdale, AZ***

Bayou Art Festival, Houston, TX

Fiesta, San Antonio, TX

Pacific Palisades, CA*

Lakefront Art Festival, Milwaukee, WI*

Detroit Art Festival, Detroit, MI

Cottonwood, Richardson, TX

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