CAROL KLIGER
carol.kliger@gmail.com
CarolKliger.com

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics 1975
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Bachelor of Arts Education, Emphasis in Ceramics 1972
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Il

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016 Mountain Standard Clay. Foothills Art Center, Golden CO Juror: Peter Held
2016 Small Favors. The Clay Studio, Philadelphia PA Juror: Jennifer Zwilling
2016 Twin Cups. Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph MO Juror: Bede Clark
2016 History of the Visual Arts in Boulder. Boulder CO Juror: Jennifer Heath
2014 Colorado Clay. Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO Juror: Doug Casebeer
2014 Transit of Venus: Four Decades, Front Range Women in the Visual Arts RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO
2012 Flashpoint: International Wood Fire Exhibition, Plinth Gallery, Denver, CO
2005 In Honor of Betty Woodman. Boulder Public Library, Boulder, CO
2000 Colorado Clay. Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
1991 Colorado Clay. Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
Nature…Artists Respond. Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO
1990 Fifth Annual Monarch Tile National Ceramic Competition. San Angelo Museum, San Angelo, TX
Art Erotique. Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO
1989 Books in Mind. Invitational, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO
Spectaculum Botanica. Invitational, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO
1988 Chicago New Art Forms Exposition. Navy Pier, Chicago, Il
Significant Colorado Women Artists of the 20th Century. Women’s Museum, Washington, DC
Beyond the Self: Reflecting Form. Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO
1987 Through the Looking Glass. Joan Robey Gallery, Denver, CO
Small Works. University of Denver Invitational. University of Denver, Denver, CO
Arts-’87. Statewide juried, all-media exhibition. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
1986 Ceramic Invitational. Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Il
Communication ’86. Mountain Bell Foundation, Denver, CO
Clay Works. (Solo) The Gallery Within, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Boulder, CO
1984 Colorado Clay Invitational. Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
Colorado Craftsman Annual Exhibition. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Arts, Boulder, CO
Emerging Talent. Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, Il
Crafts ’84. Colorado Springs Crafts Biennial, Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
1983 Colorado ’83. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
National Cup and Saucer Invitational. By Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1980 All-Colorado Show. Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1978 Ceramics Invitational. St. Charles on Wazee Gallery, Denver, CO
1976 Faculty Show. Red Rocks Community College, Denver, CO
Marietta Ceramic Invitational. Marietta College, Marietta, OH
1975 All-Colorado Show. Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1972 Colorado Crafts. Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

RESIDENCIES
1990 Kohler Arts Industry Program, Sheboygan, WI
1988 Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY

GRANTS/AWARDS
1991 Colorado Clay. Juror’s Award. Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
1990 OYO Five-state, all-media exhibition. Juror’s Award. Sangre de Christo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
1989 Neodata Endowment for the Arts and Humanities. Grant. Boulder, CO
1988 Emerging Talent Panel/Slide Presentation. Honorarium. National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Kansas City, MO
1987 Arts-’87. Juror’s Award. Statewide, all-media exhibition. Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
1986 State of Colorado, Art in Public Places Program. Purchase Award.
1974 Teaching Assistantship, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1972-74 Graduate Assistantship, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
2014 Throwing Off-Center with Mr. Strawn, Studio Potter, Winter/Spring
2014 Exhibition Catalogue, Transit of Venus: Four Decades, Front Range Women in the Visual Arts. RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO

COLLECTIONS – PUBLIC
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Ucross Foundation, Ucross, WY
Mesa College, Department of Higher Education, Grand Junction, CO

SELECTED COLLECTIONS – PRIVATE
Michele Barale, Amherst, MA
Cheri Belz, Washington, D.C.
Gail Goldman, Granby, CA
Purnee McCourt, Golden, CO
Nancy McIllvain, Chicago, Il
Joan Robey, Santa Monica, CA
Simon Zalkind, Denver, CO

TEACHING
Adults
2003 Handbuilding with Clay Molds. City of Boulder Pottery Lab, Boulder, CO
1989 The Clay Mold. Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO
1985 Primitive Pottery. Denver Historical Society, Denver, CO
1982-84 Sewall Academic Program, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1976-77 Primitive Pottery. Colorado Women’s College, Denver, CO
1975-76 Handbuilding. Red Rocks Community College, Denver, CO

Children
2003-05 City of Boulder Pottery Lab, Boulder, CO
1982-84 Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO
1973-79 City of Boulder Pottery Lab, Boulder, CO

TEACHING RESIDENCIES
Artist-in-Residence Program, Colorado Council for the Arts and Humanities
1988 Ben Franklin Elementary School, Littleton, CO
1988 Sedalia Elementary School, Sedalia, CO
1986 Mission Viejo Elementary School, Aurora, CO
1984 Sunset Park Elementary School, Pueblo, CO