Doric T. Jemison-Ball ll » CV

DORIC T. JEMISON-BALL ll

FORMAL TRAINING:
Salzburg, Austria 1953-54: Drawing, colored pencil. Mostly German Expressionist owls and other birds.
Verona, Italy 1955-56: Ceramics, mostly abstract expressionist tiles. Drawing with an emphasis on perspective.
Junction City, Kansas 1957-58: Formal instruction in all facets of drawing, pencil, charcoal, ink, etc. Figure drawing. Clay and plaster figure sculpture, casting. Sculpture of minimalist modern style approaching abstract.
Oakland, California, 1966-68: two year intensive study of ceramics, ceramic sculpture, glaze formulation. 
 
STUDIOS:
San Francisco, CA 1968-1970: Haight Street Studio-maquette for life size crucifix. Panel for replica Cenninno Cenninni crucifix.
Los Angeles, CA 1993-2000: 3rd Avenue Studio: Ceramics, commissioned dolls, sculpture.
Gualala, CA 2008-2011: Gualala Court Studio: Ceramics, sculpture, acrylic painting.
Gualala, CA 2010 to present: Gualala Arts Center Clay Arts Studio: Ceramics, sculpture.
Gualala, CA 2012-present: Bayview Drive Studio: Ceramics, sculpture, acrylic painting.

AWARDS:
First Place, Ceramics Art in the Redwoods, 2009 [Vessel]
Juried In: May Show 2009, [Cartoon Pot]
Best Local Work, Art in the Redwoods, 2011 [AF-PAK Dead Duck IV]
Juried In: May Show 2011 [He Chose Nails, Dysfunctional Teapot ll, Pig]
First Place, Ceramics,  Art in the Redwoods, 2012 [She Who Must Be Obeyed]
Judges Award in Sculpture, Art in the Redwoods 2012 [Abstract Expressionist Tic-Tac-Toe]
Juried In: Gualala Salon 2013 [Modern Art, Gnarly Pitcher]
George Hellyer Ceramics Award, Gualala Salon, 2013 [Gnarly Pitcher]
Judge's Honorable Mention, Gualala Salon, 2013, [Gnarly Pitcher]
Third Place, Collage, Mixed Media and 2-D Assemblage, Art in the Redwoods 2013 [Mondrian with Hair"
Juried In: Remastered, 2014, Blue Line Gallery, Sacramento, CA [Mondrian with Hair]
Juried In: 2014 Lottery for the Arts, Blueline Gallery, Sacramento, CA [Rex Mus IV]
Juried In: America's ClayFest Teapot Show, 2014, Alpha Fired Arts Sacramento [Dysfunctional Teapot II]
Juried In: Membership Medley, 2014 Blueline Gallery, Roseville, CA [Burial Urn with Promise of Immortality]
Juried In: Shifting Paradigms - An Exhibit of Contemporary Altars, 2014, Dianne Neuman Gallery, Gualala, CA [Study for Golgotha I]
Juried in: Small Wonders, 2014, Dianne Neuman Gallery, Gualala, CA [Covered Vase with Cherubs]
First Place, Clay and Mosaic Awards: ART IN THE REDWOODS 2014, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["Covered Jar with Toad"]
Juried In: Gualala Salon 2014 [Predator Van, Vessel with Two Stoppers]
Juried In: Jan Haag One Day Installation/Exhibition, MB Abram Galleries, Los Angeles, CA ["Abstract Expressionist Tic-Tac-Toe"]
Gualala Arts, The Sea Ranch Foundation, and Gualala Rotary Club Creative Writing Contest - Poetry: Third Place "Pale Horse, Pale Rider" May 2015
First Place, Clay and Mosaic Awards, ART IN THE REDWOODS 2015, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["Oaxacan Dog #2"]
Best Local Work, Art in the Redwoods, 2015, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["Siamese Twin Stirrup Pot"]
Juried In: Gualala Salon 2015 [Ruota Fortuna]

EXHIBITIONS:

ONE MAN SHOWS
One Man Show-Ceramics, 1969, Generation ll Gallery, Berkeley, CA
One Mouse Show, 2011, Jack's Gualala Pharmacy and Art Center, Gualala, CA

GROUP SHOWS
Peralta College District Students Show 1969, Oakland, CA.
Shrines and Altars 2009, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Confrontational Art 2011, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Portraits, 2011,Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Living on the Edge, 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
All Ceramics and Nothing But Ceramics, 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Warps and Wefts, 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Return of the Mouse, 2012, Jack's Gualala Pharmacy and Art Center, Gualala, CA
Memento Mori, 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Birdhouses 4, 2014, Kondos Gallery, Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA
Jan Haag One Day Installation/Exhibition, MB Abram Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
Celebration of Home, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["If a Man's Home is His Castle....", "Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat", "Every Home Needs a Tub"]  May 2015
The Portrait Project, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. [Susperman, Portrait of the Artist by Bad Picasso" "Day and Night",  "Shepard Fairy Mael"] May 2015
FLOODED, Nature and the Human Spirit, September-November 2015, Community Memorial Museum of Sutter County, Yuba City, CA

GROUP SHOWS-Judged
Judged by your Peers 2009, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2009, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
You Be The Judge, 2010, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2010, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2011, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2013, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Art in the Redwoods 2014, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
SHAMELESS!, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["Who Says You Can't Crucify Santa"] December 2014
Small Works, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. ["Humpty Dumpty, All Together Again", "Hands Up! Don't Shoot!", "Hands Up! Don't Shoot! - Red, White, and Blue" February, 2015
The Sea Ranch Chapel Challenge, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA. [Putti #1, Putti #2, "Crucified Smurf"] April 2015
Art in the Redwoods 2015, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA

GROUP SHOWS-Juried and Judged
May Show, 2009, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
May Show, 2012, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Gualala Salon, 2013, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Remastered, 2014, Blue Line Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2014 Lottery for the Arts, Blueline Gallery, Sacramento, CA
America's ClayFest Teapot Show, 2014, Alpha Fired Arts Sacramento
Membership Medley, 2014 Blueline Gallery, Roseville, CA
Shifting Paradigms - An Exhibit of Contemporary Altars, 2014, Dianne Neuman Gallery, Gualala, CA
Small Wonders, 2014, Dianne Neuman Gallery, Gualala, CA
Gualala Salon 2014, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA
Gualala Salon 2015, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA

GALLERIES:
DISCOVERY GALLERY Preview Show for Studio Discovery Tour 2013, 6/29/2013-9/15/2013
Point Arena Pier POP-UP Gallery 2013-2016
UPSTAIRS GALLERY, Gualala, CA 9/16/2013-6/15/2014.
DISCOVERY GALLERY Preview Show for Studio Discovery Tour 2014, 6/27/2014-9/15/2014
UPSTAIRS GALLERY, Gualala, CA 9/27/2014-7/5/2015
MB Abram Galleries, Los Angeles, CA JAN HAAG EVENT 11/13/2014
DISCOVERY GALLERY Preview Show for Studio Discovery Tour 2015, 7/10/2015-9/16/2015
UPSTAIRS GALLERY, Gualala, CA 9/25/2015-7/5/2016.

MUSEUMS
COMMUNITY MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF SUTTER COUNTY, Yuba City, CA "FLOODED, Nature and the Human Spirit" 9/11-2015 to 11/14/2015

TEACHING:
Presbyterian Medical Center Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit: Volunteer instructor in ceramics program for Psychiatric Inpatients, part time, two days a week, 1974-75.
Volunteer Grand Boo-Hoo [Director] Gualala Arts Clay Arts Center, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, CA, 2010 to present.
Volunteer Art instructor, Horicon Elementary School, Annapolis, CA September and October 2015

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