Curriculum Vitae


MFA, Studio Art, University of South Carolina, 2009

Visiting Researcher, Australian National University, 2007

B.Ed., Visual Arts Education, University of Toledo, 2006



Resident Artist, Greenwich House Pottery, 2013-14

Summer Resident, The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, 2009, 2011

Artist In Residence, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, 2009



Emerging Artist, National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), 2014

Victor Spinski Emerging Artist, NCECA, 2014

Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly magazine, 2010

Myhre Scholar, The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, 2009



On a Grecian Urn, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, NYC.  2014

The Banquet, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.  2013

Abaddon, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA.  2009

The Industrial Complex, Arts Depot, Union City, IN.  2009

Abaddon: Keepers of the Abyss, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.  2008

Adam Shiverdecker: Recent Work, Bears Mill, Greenville, OH.  2006




*Material Domestication, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA


Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Small Favors: Think Inside the Box, The Clay Studio at NCECA, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR

Groundbreaking: Innovations in Clay, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

Spatial Art Faculty Exhibition, Natalie and James Thompson Gallery, San José, CA


Unconventional Clay: Engaged in Change, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

PRIME Ceramics, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Cups Auction, Carbondale Clay Center, Carbondale, CO


Six Under Thirty-Six, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM

Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Contemporary Ceramics: A Dairy Barn Invitational, The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, OH


Souvenirs From the Future. A Survey of Contemporary Ceramics, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

Paper Plate, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS

Ceramic Top 40 (selected works), Gallery 224 at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Dark Matter, The 4th Palomar College Ceramics Biennial, San Marcos, CA

DRONES, Ann Arbor Arts Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Emerging Artists, Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI


Out of Necessity (Contemporary Ceramic Interventions), Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Ceramic Top 40, Red Star Studios with Ferrin Contemporary, Kansas City, MO

De-Natured, 69th Scripps College Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

DRONES, POW Detroit, Detroit, MI

Rendezvous, Art Association of Jackson Hole, Jackson, WY

The Unexpected, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

All-Ohio Ceramics Invitational, Heights Arts, Cleveland, OH

What Remains, Houston Community College, Houston, TX

Presenters, Delta College, University Center, MI


Prey/Captured, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA

Deviations From Comfort, Seattle Design District, Seattle, WA

Blue and White, Art Miami with Ferrin Gallery, Miami, FL

COVET: Teapots, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, MA

A Show of Cats, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

One 2 One, Florida Craftsman Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Open Storage, TAG Gallery, Pensacola, FL

Small Favors VII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Cups, Carbondale Clay Studio, Carbondale, CO


Dead Reckoning, The Pier, St. Petersburg, FL

3+3: A Clay Survey, Space 301, Mobile, AL

Bray Residents, Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA

USC Alumni Invitational, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

Roll Call, TAG Gallery, Pensacola, FL

Resident Artists, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT


Killing the Buddha, Galapogas Artspace, Brooklyn, NY

UWF Faculty, TAG Gallery, Pensacola, FL


University of Toledo Alumni Invitational, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Skate and Create, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

UWF Faculty, TAG Gallery, Pensacola, FL


String of Pearls, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC

Fictitious Characters, The Gallery at DuPre, Columbia, SC

20th Anniversary Juried Art Exhibition, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC

Enigmatic Orders, The Gallery at DuPre, Columbia, SC

Skate and Create, Gallery 80808, Columbia, SC



Recent Work, Workshop and Lecture, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, 2016

Forecasting Self-destruction, Lecture, SJSU School of Art & Art History, 2015

Clay Crosses Over, Panel discussion, College Art Association, 2015

Adam Shiverdecker: Recent Work, Lecture/workshop, Kingsborough Community College, 2015

Fracture: Clay Under Pressure, Lecture, NCECA, 2014

Transitions, Panel discussion, NCECA, 2014

Presenter, Michigan Mud Clay Conference, 2013

Adam Shiverdecker: Recent Work, Lecture, University of Michigan, 2013

Recent Work, Lecture, University of Toledo, 2012

Fracture, Two-day workshop, University of Alaska - Anchorage, 2012

Experimental Practices, Two-day workshop, Lakeside Upper School, 2012

Ceramics and China, ANU Artforum Panel discussion, Australian National University, 2007



Assistant Professor, Spatial Art, San José State University, 2015 - present

Instructor, Greenwich House Pottery, 2014

Assistant Professor, 3D Interdisciplinary Art / Ceramics, University of Toledo, 2012 - 2014

Visiting Lecturer, Area Head of Ceramics, University of West Florida, 2009-2012

Adjunct Instructor, 3D Foundations, Tyler School of Art at Temple University, 2009



Studio & Fabrications Manager, Greenwich House Pottery, 2014 - Summer 2015

Exhibitions Adjudicated:

  • Made In Clay, Greenwich House Pottery
  • College of Fine Arts Student Juried Exhibition, University of Florida
  • Pensacola Interstate Fair Art Exhibition, Pensacola Interstate Fair
  • Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival, Pensacola, Florida

Visual Arts Assistant, South Carolina Arts Commission

Artist Assistant, FuLe International Ceramic Art Museum (FLICAM), Fuping, China