Curriculum Vitae


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

Past Curfew, Fair State Brewing Cooperative, Minneapolis, MN

Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

The Hudgens Cup Show Invitational, Hudgens Center for Art, Duluth, GA


Raise a Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal Shaped Vessels in the Ancient World, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Reliant Objects, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

Concurrent/Conventions, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA

Currents 2018, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

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




Adam Shiverdecker: Dead Reckoning, Lecture and Workshop, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC


ARTAXIS Conversations, Live internet streaming event in coordination with National Clay Week


Recent Work, Workshop and Lecture, Reedley College, Reedley, CA


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


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

Clay Crosses Over, Panel discussion, College Art Association

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


Fracture: Clay Under Pressure, Lecture, NCECA

Transitions, Panel discussion, NCECA


Presenter, Michigan Mud Clay Conference

Adam Shiverdecker: Recent Work, Lecture, University of Michigan


Recent Work, Lecture, University of Toledo

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

 Experimental Practices, Two-day workshop, Lakeside Upper School


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



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



Distinguished Alumni Award, University of South Carolina School of Visual Art and Design, 2019

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


Assistant Professor, Spatial Art [Sculpture], Program Area Coordinator, 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


MFA, Studio Art, University of South Carolina, 2009

Visiting Researcher, Australian National University, 2007

B.Ed., Visual Arts Education, University of Toledo, 2005