Preserving the artist's heritage

Paula Winokur

Interviewed in 2008
Sponsored by Temple University, Tyler School of Art
Emily Howard, Intern
Chandler Simms, Videographer
Jeanne Pond, Advisor

Selected Collections:
Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland, 2005
Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2004
Mint Museum of Craft & Design (Charlotte, North Carolina) 2000
Los Angeles County Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999
Jingdezhen Ceramic Art Institute, China, 1998
National Museum of American Art (Renwick Gallery), Smithsonian Institution,
Washington D.C., 1994
The International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, 1003
Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts, Canada, 1993
American Craft Museum, New York City, 1992
Jack Lenor Larson Collection, New York, 1980
Connecticut State College, Ceramic Collection, 1979
Joan Mannheimer Collection, Des Moines IA, 1979
Arizona State University, Ceramics Collection, Tempe, 1978
Utah Museum of Art, Salt Lake City, 1976
Alberta Potters Association, Calgary, Canada, 1973
Delaware Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, Wilmington, 1972
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Permanent Collection, PA, 1970
Witte Museum of Art, San Antonio TX, 1960

Selected Commissions/Installations
Pennsylvania Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, five wall pieces
awarded to recipients, 1997
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, 1993
Hawaii School for Girls, Lintel,  Honolulu, HI, 1990
Monmouth Museum of Art & the Squibb Gallery, “Sakkara” Entry I,
Princeton NJ, 1986
Museum of American Jewish History Patron’s Plate, limited edition,
Philadelphia PA, 1983

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
The Schmidt Gallery, Goggleworks Art Center, Reading PA, 2008
Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside PA, 2006
The Design Museum, Helsinki, Finland, 2005
The Whole Gallery, Baltimore MD, 2005
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu HI, 2004
Clay Art Center, Port Chester NY, 2003
Philadelphia International Airport: Terminal C, 2001
Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, 1999, 1992, 1088, 1982, 1978
Long Island University, Southampton NY, 1995
Napa Valley College Gallery, CA, 1991
Helen Drutt Gallery, New York NY, 1990
Chatham College, Pittsburgh PA, 1981
Dickinson College, Carlisle PA, 1981
College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA, 1980
University of Akron, OH, 1979
Contemporary Crafts, Portland OR, 1976
The American Hand Gallery, Washington DC, 1971
Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1968
Gallery 252, Philadelphia PA, 1968

Selected Group and Juried Exhibitions:
Confrontational Ceramics, Curator: Judith Schwartz, West Chester Arts Council,
Grand Banking Room, White Plains, NY  October – December, 2008
Particles & Passions, The Art Academy, Easton MD, 2005
Standing Room Only, 60th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Clarmount CA, 2004
Designed by War, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland OR, 2003
Poetics of Clay, Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland, 2002
World Ceramic Biennale 2001, Korea International Competition, Ichon,
Korea, 2001
USA Clay, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Washington DC, 2001
Spaces:  Interior & Exterior, Clay Studio, Philadelphia, 2000
National Invitational Metal & Clay, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1999
NCECA:  Honors & Fellows Exhibition, Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art,
TX, 1998
First Yixing Ceramic Invitational, Yixing, China, 1998
Ceramics from The International Ceramics Studio at Aberystwyth Arts Centre,
Wales, 1997
Menorah Exhibition, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco CA, 1996
Four Score, Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA, 1995
KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Craft gift to the Renwick Gallery
of theSmithsonian Museum, Washington DC, 1994
Soup Tureens, Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 1993
A Decade of Craft:  Recent Acquisitions, American Craft Museum,
New York NY, 1992
The Teaparty, American Crafts Museum, New York NY, 1991
American Clay Artists, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia PA, 1989
Selected Works: 1987-88, Helen Drutt Gallery at the Clark Gallery,
Boston MA, 1988
Court of Honor, American Crafts at the Armory, New York NY, 1987
Contemporary Art: An Expanding view, Wellesley College, MA, 1986
Botanically Inspired Ceramics, NCECA & Missouri Botanical Gardens,
St. Louis MO, 1985
Soup, Soup, Beautiful Soup, Campbell Museum, Camden NJ, 1984
American Clay Artists, Philadelphia PA, 1983
Beaver Faculty Exhibition, Beaver College, Glenside PA, 1982
Dionyse International, Gent, Belgium, 1981
Art for Use, Winter Olympics, Lake Placid NY, 1980
Invitational Ceramics Exhibition, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
LA, 1979
Joint Exhibition with Robert Winokur, The Potato Gallery, Sun Valley Center,
ID, 1978
The Philadelphia Craft Show, Philadelphia Museum of Art & Memorial Hall,
Philadelphia PA, 1977
Philadelphia:  300 Years of American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, 1976

Selected Grants & Awards:
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Visual Artists Grant, 2005
Certificate of Honor:  General Alumni Association, Temple University, 2005
Professor of the Year, Arcadia University, 2003
Leeway Window of Opportunity Grant, 2003
Fellow:  American Crafts Council, 2002
Finalist:  Pew Foundation in the Arts, 1998
Faculty Development Ward, China, 1998
Faculty Development Award, Hungary, 1993
National Endowment for the Arts, visual Arts Fellowship, 1988
Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, Craftsman’s Fellowship, 1986
Fellow:  National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, 1983
National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowship, 1976

Teaching Experience:
1979-2003:  Ceramics/Fine Arts (Professor Emerita) Arcadia University,
Glenside PA,
1997 Fall:  Acting Chair, Fine Arts Department, Beaver College            
(now Arcadia University)
1987 Summer:  Art Workshop in Scotland, Glasgow School of Art
1987 & 1982 Summer/1982 Fall:  Tyler School of Art, Temple University,
Elkins Park PA
1968-69:  Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) PA,

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia PA, B.F.A., B.S.Ed., 1958
State University of New York at Alfred NY, College of Ceramics, Summer, 1958

Paula Winokur
435 Norristown Road
Horsham PA 19044