Anat Shiftan Studio                   

244 Leggett Rd. High Falls, NY 12440

shiftana@newpaltz.edu

 

Education:

Degree Date                             Institution & Location                                                                  Major Field

MFA          1986         Cranbrook Academy of Art and Design, Bloomfield Hills, MI                                        Ceramics

MA            1984         Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI                                                                        Ceramics

BA             1980        Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel                                                                               English Literature/ Philosophy

 

Professional Experience:

Year                             Institution                                                    Title/Activity        

 2009-                       SUNY NP Art Department                            Associate Professor                                 

2007 - 2009             SUNY NP Art Department                            Graduate Coordinator                             

2005/6                      Art Department                                             Associate Chair                                         

2003 -2009              SUNY NP Studio Art Department                 Assistant Professor                                  

2002 -2003              College for Creative Studies,                       Visiting Professor

2002 - 2003             University of Michigan                                  Adjunct professor                   

                                  Art School, Ceramics

1999- 2002               Bezalel Academy of Art &                            Associate Professor                          

                                  Design, Ceramics, Israel       

                                                                                                                              

1985- 1999            Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, Michigan:

                                                                                 1994 - 1999    Director of Education                                       

                                                                                 1990 - 1993    Head of Design and Product Development

                                                                        1988 - 1989    Clay and Glaze Development                       

                                                                                 1986 - 1987    Instructor, Education Program                     

Selected Shows

2016:

Group

  • Design Miami / Sofa Chicago /The Salon Art + Design NYC/ Fog, San Francisco / Hostler Burrows NYC gallery
  • Hot Pots, Port Chester Clay Art Center, NY.

 2015

One Person

  • Thomas Hunter Projects: Nature Reconsidered, NYC, NY.

 2014

Group:

One Person

  • Le Jardin: The Ceramics of Anat Shiftan, Vessels Gallery, Boston, MA.

Two/Four Person

  • Old Westbury Gardens / Nassau County Museum, Floral panels by Nancy Lorenz and floral porcelains by Anat Shiftan
  • Tracery, Gallery PS 209, Stone Ridge NY: Anat Shiftan, Jenny Kemp, Noah Post, Suzy Sureck

2013

Two Person

  • Naturally, Clay Art Center, Schacht Gallery, Saratoga, NY.

Group

  • Dorsky Museum, new Paltz NY.
  • 2013 Art Shanghai, April 18th. Shanghai Spring Art Salon Co.Ltd.
  • Small Favors, VIII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia.
  • Roos Arts Exhibition, Bowls and Platters, WSW.

2012

One Person

Group

  • Blue and White, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Faculty of Wayne State Ceramics Program: 1990-2012, Detroit, Michigan.
  • Wave Hill, NYC, NY (Group Show): The Wild Garden http://www.wavehill.org/arts/
  • Small Favors, VII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia.
  • Watershed Kiln God Show, Baltimore Clayworks, Biltmore.

Commission

  • Tile relief walls for W Hotel, Singapore, Installed June 2012.

2011:

Group

  • Queens College, NYC. (Group Show) Ceramics Material and Material Culture, Curated Sin Ying Ho.
  • Westchester Art Center, eARTh, curated by Leigh Mickelson.
  • Jingdezhen Contemporary International Exhibition 2011, The 1st Kaolin Cup China International Ceramic Art Contest and Exhibition, Honorable Mention Award.
  • Schick Art Gallery Schick Art Gallery: Mercurial Objects: Luxuriant Obsession.
  • Small Favors VI, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia.
  • The Gift of Art, Vessels Gallery.
  • Peekskill Clay Studios, Teaching Artists.

2010:

One Person

  •      Stilled Life, Greenwich House Pottery
  • Anat Shiftan New Work: The Clay Studio

Group

  • Visual Translations, Philadelphia.
  • Small Favors V, The Clay Studio.
  • Re-objectification, Leslie Ferrin Gallery, SOFA NYC and Leslie Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, NY.
  • The Things Themselves Pelham Art Center, NY.
  • Earth, Rockland Center for the Arts, NY.

·       The 4th Annual Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition October, Great China Museum, Jingdezhen, China.

2009

Group

  • Group: University of Alaska Anchorage, Curated by Steve Godfrey, March.
  • Group - Jingdezhen Contemporary International Ceramics Exhibition in Jingdezhen
  • 2009 Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, University.
  • Group - Made In Clay, Greenwich House Pottery 2009
  • Group - Small Favors IV, The Clay Studio, May 2009.
  • Group - 2009 International Printmaking Exhibition. Sanbao, China

2008

One Person

  • Anat Shiftan, Recent Works of Still Life

                  Pewabic Pottery, Detroit Mich.

                  Lecture in connection with this event at Pewabic Pottery.

  • Anat Shiftan, Digital Art, WAW Peekskill Extension Center Gallery.

Group

  • 5th. Israeli Biennale, Invited Artists.
  • Tercet, Anelle Gandellman Fine Art, Larchmont, NY.
  • All Fired Up, Clay Art Center.
  • Buckham Gallery, Flint MI. 
  • Made in Clay, Greenwich House Pottery.
  • Small Favors II, The Clay Studio.

2007

  •  Craft Forms, 2007, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA, Curator: Mark Leach, Chief Curator Mint Museum of Craft + Design. -Mastery in Clay, The clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • Visual Israeliness, The 23rd. Annual Conference of The Association of Israel Studies, The Dorothy Rothschild Open University Campus, Curator: Elik Mishori.                                                                    
  • History in the Making, The Gallery at Genesee Pottery, Juried by Professor Val Cushing, Honorable Mention Award.
  • Visual Israeliness, The open University of Israel, Department of Literature, Language and the Arts. Curator: Alik Mishori,
  • Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA,
  • Art and Soul, Discovering the Artist Within, Art Center of the Capital Region,
  • Made in Clay, Greenwich House Pottery, Curated by Liz Zawada.
  • Ceramic Abstraction, Exploration and Evidence in Contemporary ceramics, Juried: Paula Winokur, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT.
  • Cups Coming Together, The Clay Art Center. 

2006

  • Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA, Craft Forms 2006, juror Gretchen g. Heyworth, Chief Curator/Fuller Craft Museum.
  • Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Israel, The Fourth Biennale for Israeli Ceramics,
  • Lydia Zabetsky Gallery, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, one person.
  • Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY, one person.
  • Mastery in Clay, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA (group).
  • The Art Center of the Capital Region in Troy, 2006 Ceramic Regional: Down to earth
  • The Clay studio, Philadelphia, PA, Two Dimensions/Three Dimensions, (4 person).
  • Ellenville NY, 10 x 10 x 10, Curated by Judy Sigunick, (group).
  • M.T.Burton Gallery, Surf City, New Jersey, Jersey Shore Clay National,
  • The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, Small Favors, (Group).
  • Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz: Second Nature,

2005

  • Pleminitas’, Croatia, Zagreb, Artist in Residence Exhibition: The XII International Raku Symposium, (group).
  • Toby Rosenberg Gallery, Portland Maine: Five Israeli and Five American Ceramic Artists.
  • Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Israel, The Third Biennale for Israeli Ceramics.
  • Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD, Tile Matter and Motif, (Group).

2004

  • Mott Community College’s Fine Arts gallery, Flint, MI, 2004, One Person, Ceramics and Digital Drawings.
  • Dutches Community College Art Gallery, An Exhibition of Works of Art Faculty from --Purchase College SUNY and SUNY New Paltz, (group).

2003

  • Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, Mi, Regional Drawing Exhibition,
  • Union Media Gallery, U of MI, (one person): Color Perception in Time: A Video of Digital Drawings.

2002

  • Center Gallery, Detroit MI, (group).

1999

  • Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI. (2 person).
  • -University of MI, Residential College, Ann Arbor (group).

1992

  • Habatat/Shaw, Southfield, Mi (2 person).

1991

  • Kresge Art Museum Biennial Exhibition, MI State University, East Lansing.
  • Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI, (3 people).

1990

  • University of MI Museum of Art Ann Arbor, “Sculpture On The Floor”.
  • Great Lakes Gallery, Chicago Il.  (4 people).
  • Slusser Gallery, University of MI School of Art, Ann Arbor: Clay Ten + Ten.

1989

  • Great Lakes Gallery, Chicago Il. (group).
  • Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI, Ten Year Anniversary Show, (group).

1988

  • Chicago Il, Navy Pier, Chicago Fire 2 (Contemporary Ceramics).
  • Willis Gallery Detroit, MI,  (one person).

1987

  • Eastern MI University, Ypsilanti MI, (Invitational).
  • Detroit Focus gallery, Detroit, MI, (4 people).
  • Eye Media, Ann Arbor, MI,  (2 people).
  • Artist Association Ann Arbor, MI, (one person).
  • Detroit Focus, Detroit MI, (4 people).
  • Detroit Institute Of Art, Detroit MI,  “All But Oil”, (group).
  • Detroit Institute Of Art, Detroit, MI, “Outside”, (group).

1986

  • Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw MI. “Contemporary Ceramics”.
  • Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI. (outdoor installation).
  • Michigan Gallery, Detroit, MI,  (group).
  • Lill Street Gallery, Chicago Il, (Juried).
  • Radford University, Radford VA, Clay USA (Juried).

 

Guest Lectures and Visiting Artist

2015       

  • Guest lecture, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design.

2011       

  • Guest lecture: Skidmore College, Queens College.

2010        

  • SOFA2010: Panel Discussion: Re-Objectification in Postmodern Ceramics.
  • NCECA 2010, lecture: A Post Production Moment. In connection with an exhibition I organized for this event: A Post Production Moment: On Appropriation and Authenticity, Works of 5 artists from 5 continents.

2008

  • Why Clay? A Ceramics symposium, Panel Discussion Moderator. Oct. 26. 
  • NCECA 2008, New Work Category: Anat Shiftan: A new body of work, completed within the last three years, March 14.
  • Hudson River Potters, Clay Art Center, Guest lecture, May 15.

2007

  • NCECA Conference 2007, Leaders of Topical Discussions on: Ceramics in the Context of Political Conflict: How ceramics has and can be used to bridge deep differences. March 2007.

2006

  • Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, November(lecture).
  • Wayne State University, Ceramics Program, May.
  • College for Creative Studies, Ceramics Program, May.

2005

  •  Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY. December(Workshop, Lecture).
  • XII International Raku Workshop, at OLR-Plemenitas’, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Watershed, Center for the Ceramic Arts, “Artists Invite Artists” an Israeli American Residency Session, Maine, USA.
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, spring (lecture and critiques)

2003

  •   Guest Artist lecture, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, Jan 14.
  • Guest Artist Lecture, Mott Community College, Flint, MI, March 24.

 Residencies:

2005

  • XII International Raku Workshop, at OLR-Plemenitas, Zagreb, Croatia.     
  • Watershed, Center for the Ceramics Arts, “Artists Invite Artists” an Israeli /American Artist Residency Session, Maine, USA.

Workshop:

2008

  • Peter’s Valley, Summer 2008.

Conference Planning:           

  • Contemporary Issues in Clay: A British Perspective, (2006)
  •  Why Clay? (2008)
  • Beyond Hand Made (2008),

 Curatorial Projects:

  • NCECA Conference 2010: On Appropriation and Authenticity.

 Fellowships Grants and Awards

2016-2017                                 Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2015-2016                                 Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2014-2015                                 Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2013-2014                                 Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

 

2012-2013                                 Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2011-2012                                  Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

20010-2011                                UUP Professional development Award, SUNY New Paltz

2009-2010                                Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2008-2009                               Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2007-2008                               Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz

2006-2007                               Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Palt

2006                                         UUP/SUNY, Dr. Nuala McGann Drescher Award

2006                                         UUP Professional Development Award, SUNY New Paltz

2005-2006                               Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz                                   

2004-2005                               Research and Creative Projects Award, SUNY New Paltz                 

2004-2005                               UUP Professional Development Award, SUNY New Paltz

1990 and 1988                          Michigan Council For The Arts, Grant for Individual Artist

1987                                           Arts Foundation of Michigan Awar

1986                                          Cranbrook Academy of Art, Tuition Grant

                 

Press Reviews

2014                          Studio Potter, Thoughts on Authenticity & Interpretation Volume 42 #2

2010                          Ceramics Art and perception: On Earth, Issue #83.

2008                         Ceramics Technical, Porcelain Still Lifes

2008                         Ceramics Monthly, Volume 56 #7: Enjoying the Still Life.

2007                         American Craft Feb/March

2004                         Clay times, Volume 10 #5   

2004                         Flint Journal, One-Person Art exhibition, March 22

1986                          Detroit Free Press 2. 22. 1991/ 1.27.1987/ 7.28.1987/ 1.5. 1986

1987                          Birmingham Eccentric            7.23.1987

1987                          Detroit Metropolitan              7. 1987

 

Books and Catalogues

2016                          Review: http://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/we-want-from-design-miami/3569

                            2012                          Tending Towards the Untamed, Artists Respond to the wild Garden, Wave hill, Glyndor Gallery. 

                            2011                          The 1st. Kaolin Cup, China International Ceramic Art Contest and Exhibition.

                                  Ceramics Art and Perception, Issue # 83: On Earth, pp70-73.

                                  Printers and Potters: Creative Exchange, 2nd. China Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition, pp. 20.

                                  Mercurial Objects, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College pp21, 23 and 28.

2010                International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen China                                          International Fair

2009               Printers and Potters: Creative Exchange, West Meets East @ Sanbao, 2009                            International Contemporary Ceramic exhibition, Jingdezhen China                                                  International Fair

2008                The Fifth Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel, Museum, Tel Aviv: Design,                                        Art, Design PP. Hagai Segev.

2008                Angelica Pozo, 500 Tiles, An Inspiring Collection of International                                             Works, Lark Books, NY, NY.

2007                  Elik Mishori, Visual Israeliness, catalogue, Exhibition in the Framework of the 23rd. Annual Conference of The Association for Israel Studies, The Dorothy Rothschild Open                               University Campus, Raanana June-July, The Open University of Israel, Dept. of Literature, Language and Arts. 2006 – 2007     

                        Knafo, David, Catalogue, Territory and Identity- Between Ceramics and Architecture

                       The Fourth Biennial for Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel, Museum, Tel Aviv: Design, Art, Design PP. 214-215.

2006              Pozo, Angelica. Hand Made Tiles, A Lark Ceramics Book, A Division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. NY, NY,Pp, 36.

 

2004-2005  Cecula, Marek, The Third Biennial for Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel, Museum Tel Aviv: Design, Art, Design PP. 93.                                                     

2004             Walt, Irene, Sera, Grace, Monogram, Art in the Stations, The Detroit People Mover Detroit: Art in the stations. Art In The Stations. Pp. 14,15,72.