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Background:

Born: 1947

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Education:

1965-1967, 1968-1969 Bemidji State University; B.A. (Studio Art)
1967-1968 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1969-1971 Apprenticeship, The Bernard Leach Pottery, St. Ives, England

Solo Exhibitions:

2012      Akar, Iowa City, Iowa
               “77 X 77”, The Leach Pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall, England
               Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, Michigan
2011      Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, North Carolina
               Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, Michigan
2010     18 Hands Gallery, Houston, Texas
2009      Bradley University (“Pots: Pleasure in Details”) Peoria, Illinois
               Trax Gallery, Berkeley, California
2008      The Works Gallery
                Red Lodge Clay Center
                Harvey/Meadows Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2007       Red Lodge Clay Center (“59 1/2”), Red Lodge, Montana
               Earth and Fire, Leesburg, Virginia
               Celadon Gallery, Water Mill, New York
               Talley Gallery, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
2006      Green Gallery, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand
               Santa Fe Clay (Jeff Oestreich and Mark Pharis), Santa Fe, New Mexico
2005      Green Gallery, Waiheke Island, Auckland, New Zealand
                Akar Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa
                Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan
2004      The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2002      North Harris Community College, Houston, Texas
2001      The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
                B15 Gallery, Munich, Germany
                St. Ives Ceramics Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall, England
                Albany Village Gallery, Albany, New Zealand
                Red Star Studios, Kansas City, Missouri
                Pinch, Northampton, Massachusetts
1999      The Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
               Clay Art Center, Port Chester, New York
               Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1998      Contemporary Ceramics, London, England
               Albany Village Gallery, Albany, New Zealand
1997      Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
               Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
               Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri
1996      The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
               Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
               Trax Gallery, Berkeley, California
1995      Avante Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
               The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
               Albany Village Pottery, Albany, New Zealand
1994      The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
               Pots at Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
1993      Galeria Barro y Fuego, Caracas, Venezuela
1992      Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
1991      Garth Clark Gallery, New York, New York
1990      Garth Clark Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
               The Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
1989      Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan
                Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
                Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, California
                Jackson County State Bank, Kansas City, Missouri
1988       Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
                Garth Clark Gallery, New York, New York
1987       Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
1986       Alfred University, Alfred, New York
                Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, California
                Lodestone Gallery, Boulder, Colorado
                Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri
1985       Hamline University, St. Paul, Minnesota
                St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, Missouri
                Ree Schonlau Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
1984       Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
1983       Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
                 Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
1981       Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota
1980       Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, Colorado
1979       Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois
                Osborne Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
                Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
                Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
                Lakewood Community College, White Bear Lake, Minnesota
1987      Memphis Academy of Art, Memphis, Tennessee
               Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minnesota
1977      Rainy Lake Community College, International Falls, Minnesota
                Art Lending Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1976      Art Lending Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1974      Smith Park Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
1973      West Bank Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1972      Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
               Smith Park Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
1971      Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota

Public Collections:

Wolfson College at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota College of Design, St. Paul, Minnesota
The Gardiner Museum of Art, Toronto, Canada
The Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum Taipei, Taiwan
Ichon World Ceramic Center, Korea 
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales
Bermuda National Gallery, Bermuda
Mashiko Municipal Ceramic Museum, Mashiko, Japan
The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
Arizona State University Museum of Art, Tempe, Arizona
Arkansas Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas
Nerman Museum of Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin
City Gallery, Gold Coast City, Australia
College of Fine Arts, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Design, New York City, New York
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Arkansas Fulbright College Ceramics Collection, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
Huntington Museum of Art, West Virginia
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
La Trobe Univeristy, Shepparton, Australia
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, California
Margaret Harlow Collection, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minnesota Historical Society
University of North Dakota
Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey
Nottingham City Museum, Nottingham, England
Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Southwestern State University, Marshall, Minnesota
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, Republic of China
The Auckland Museum of Art, Auckland, New Zealand
The Corshaw Collection, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York
Utah State University, Logan, Utah
Victoria Ceramic Group, Melbourne, Australia
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Ross C. Purdy Museum of Ceramics, Westerville, Ohio
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California
ASU Museum of Anthropology, Tempe, Arizona
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota

Awards:

2001  Career Opportunity Grant, Minnesota States Art Board

            Honorable Mention: “The 1st World Ceramic Biennial 2001 Korea International Competition”, Korea

1999   Minnesota State Arts Board Assistance Fellowship Grant
            Purchase Award: “Ceramics Monthly International Competition”, Columbus Convention Center, Ohio

1998   McKnight Artist Fellowships for Ceramic Artists
            Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant

1996   ECAC McKnight Individual Artist Grant
            Juror's Choice Award: “The Fourth Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National Exhibit”,
            Lancaster, Pennsylvania

1994  Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Assistance Fellowship Grant

1993  Project Directors Award: “The First Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National Exhibit” Pennsylvania

1991  Double Award of Merit: Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, Auckland, New Zealand

1990  Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship Grant

1986  National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Award

Publications:

Books and Catalogues:

American Ceramics, 1989. The Collection of the Everson Museum of Art, New York, Rizzoli
Berman, Rick. 1980. Teapots, Atlanta, Georgia
Burleson, Mark, 2001. The Ceramic Glaze Handbook, Lark Books
Clark, Garth R. 1987. American Ceramics, 1876 to the Present, New York, Abbeville Press.
Clark, Garth R. 1995,. The Potter’s Art:A Complete History of Pottery in Britain, Phaidon, London
De Waal, Edmund, 1999. Design Sourcebook: Ceramics, New London Publishers (UK) Ltd.
Fairbanks, Jonathan and Fina, Angela. 1996. The Best of Pottery I, Quarry Books
Ferrin, Leslie. 2000. Teapots Transformed: Exploration of an Object, Guild Publishing
Fina, Angela and Gustin, Christopher. 1998. The Best of Pottery II, Quarry Books
Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth: The Japanese Influence on American Ceramics, 1989. Everson Museum of Art, New York
Hopper, Robin. 2000. Functional Pottery: Form and Aesthetic in Pots of Purpose, Krause Publications, 2nd edition
Hluch, Kevin A, 2001. The Art of Contemporary American Pottery, Krause Publications
Illian, Clary. 1999. A Potter’s Workbook, University of Iowa Press
Lauria, Jo. 2000. Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Rizzoli International Publications
Levin, Elaine. 1989. The History of American Ceramics. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Mansfield, Janet. 1992. Salt-Glaze Ceramics: An International Perspective, Pennsylvania Chilton Books
Minogue, Coll and Sanderson, Robert. Wood-Fired Ceramics: Contemporary Practices, A & C Black
The Penland Book of Ceramics,2003, Lark Books
Peterson, Susan, 2000. Contemporary Ceramics, Laurence King Publishing, London
Rhodes, Daniel. 2000. Clay and Glazes for the Potter, Krause Publications
Rogers, Phil. 2002.  Salt Glazing, A & C Black, London
Rogers, Phil. 2000. Throwing Pots, A & C Black, London
Smith, Paul J., 2002. Objects for Use/ Handmade by Design, Harry N. Abrams, Inc, Publishers
Whybrow, Marion. 1996. The Leach Legacy, Bristol, England, Sansom & Company
Wood, Karen Ann. 1999. Tableware in Clay, The Crowood Press
Zakin, Richard. 1999. Ceramics: Ways of Creation, Krause Publications
Nichols, Gail, 2006, Soda, Clay and Fire, The American Ceramic Society
Hopper, Robin. 2004. Making Marks: Discovering the Ceramic Surface. Krause Publications
Lauria, Jo and Fenton, Steve. 2007. Craft in America. Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Daniels, Diana L and Drexler Lynn, Martha. 2010. The Vase and Beyond: The Sidney Swidler Collection of the Contemporary Vessel, Crocker Art Museum, California

Periodicals and Reviews:

Savage, Joy. “A Gentle Giant From Minnesota”, National Ceramics (South Africa) no. 94 Summer 2010).
Riddle, Mason. “Pastoral Pottery”, St. Paul Pioneer Press (Express Section), Tuesday, (May 7, 2002).
Riddle, Mason. “St. Croix Valley Potter’s 10th Annual Studio Tour”, Ceramics Monthly 50, no.5 (May 2002).
Anders, K.T. “Transitions From Wheel to Table”, Clay Times 7, no.4 (July/August 2001).
“15 Minnesota Potters”, Studio Potter 4, no. 2.
“Approaches to Function”, Ceramics Monthly 29, no. 7 (September 1981).
“Art, Money, and the NEA”, Ceramics Monthly 35, no. 2 (February 1987).
“Edge: Identity and Change”, Pottery in Australia, no. 3 volume 37 (September 1998).
“National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships 1986”, American Craft 46, no. 6 (December,1986).
“News and Retrospect”, Ceramics Monthly 35, no. 6 (June/July/August 1987).
“News and Retrospect”, Ceramics Monthly 35, no. 7 (September 1987).
“Portfolio and Functional Forms”, Studio Potter 13, no. 2 (June 1985).
“Portfolio”, American Craft 39, no. 4 (August/September 1979).
“The Studio Potter 20th Anniversary Collection”, Studio Potter 20, no. 2.
“Up Front”, Ceramics Monthly 40, no. 5 (May 1992).
“Up Front”, Ceramics Monthly 47, no. 1 (January 1999).
“Up Front”, Ceramics Monthly 48, no 5 (May 2000).
“Wood Firing in America”, Ceramics Monthly 33, no. 7 (September 1985).
Buckle, Sue. “Clay x 4”, Pottery in Australia, no 3 volume 38 September 1999.
Casson, Mick. “An International Potter’s Festival in Wales”, Contact, no. 110 Autumn 1997.
Chalke, John. “Jeff Oestreich: Sensual Clay”, Ceramic Review, no. 166 (July August 1997).
Clegg, Emma. “Jeff Oestreich: Contemporary Ceramics London”, Ceramic Review, issue 175 January/February 1999.
Crane, Tim. “Speakeasy”, New Art Examiner (September 1985).
Festivals, Ceramic Review, no. 167 ( September October 1997).
Garcia, Chris. “1997 International Potters Festival in Wales”, Clay Times, no. 6 November/December 1997.
Geraghty, Helen. “Minnesota’s Skillful Potters”, The New York Times (Travel Section) Sunday, June 28, 1987.
Glasgow, Andrew. “Utilitarian Clay: Celebrate the Object”, Ceramics: Art and Perception, no. 10. (1992)
Harris, Jim. “Jeff Oestreich: Studio Potter”, American Ceramics 7, no. 3 (July,1989).
Hluch, Kevin. “Minnesota Invitational”, Ceramics Monthly 31, no. 2 (February 1983).
MacKenzie, Warren. “Minnesota Pottery: A Potter’s View”, Ceramics Monthly 29, no. 5 (May 1981).
Mongrain, Jeffrey. “Exhibition Review”, American Ceramics 12, no. 2 (June 1996).
Mosley, Linda. “The Leach Tradition”, Ceramics Monthly 36, no. 3 (March 1988).
Murphy, Terri. “Jeff Oestreich, Potter”, Ceramics Monthly 29, no. 7 (September 1981).
Oestreich, Jeff, “Developing Form”, Ceramics Monthly 48, no 6 (June 2000).
Oestreich, Jeff. “Ceramic Artist Jeff Oestreich”, The Design Magazine (Korean Publication), no. 10 (October 1987).
Oestreich, Jeff. “Change”, Ceramics Monthly 36, no. 5 (May, 1988).
Oestreich, Jeff. “Glazes-Honoring the Past and Celebrating the Present”, Studio Potter 48, no 1.
Oestreich, Jeff. “Redefining Security”, Studio Potter 18, no. 1 (December 1989).
Oestreich, Jeff. “Some Thoughts on Studio Pottery”, Ceramics Monthly 31, no. 8 (October 1983).
Osgood, Philip. “Jeff Oestreich: Functional Potter”, Ceramics: Art and Perception, no. 23. (1996).
Schlinkman, Lynne. “Fourth Strictly Functional Pottery National Exhibit”, Clay Times, no. 5 (September October 1996).
Simon, Sandy. “The Mingei-sota Movement”, Ceramics:Art and Perception, no. 21.
Tipton, Barbara. “A Utah Symposium”, Ceramics Monthly 31, no. 8 (October 1983).
Williams, Howard. “Jeff Oestreich: Albany Village Gallery”, New Zealand Potter, no.1 volume 40 (1998).
Wilson, Lana, Clay Times, (November/December 2005),
“Up Front”, Ceramics Monthly 54, no.3  (March 2006).
“Up Front”, Ceramics Monthly 55, no. 6 (June/July 2007).
Oestreich, Jeff. “The Potter’s Life: Choosing Solitude”, Ceramics Monthly 56, no. 6 (June/July/August 2008).

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