David Kordansky Gallery

  • Liverpool Fountain, 2016, bronze, patina, copper piping, length: 590 1/2 inches (1499.9 cm), Liverpool Biennial 2016, George’s Dock, Liverpool, England, Installation view
  • Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic, 2016, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England, Installation view
  • Betty Woodman, 2015, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy, Installation view
  • The Summer House, 2015, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, acrylic paint, canvas, wood, 338 1/2 x 94 1/2 x 12 inches (859.8 x 240 x 30.5 cm)
  • Aztec Vase and Carpet #8, 2015, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, laquer, paint, canvas, 36 1/4 x 54 3/4 x 43 inches (92.1 x 139.1 x 109.2 cm)
  • The Yellow Room, 2015, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, canvas, 90 1/2 x 86 x 14 inches (229.9 x 218.4 x 35.6 cm)
  • Kimono Ladies, 2015, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, laquer, acrylic paint, fabric, dimensions variable
  • Vase Upon Vase: Bianca, 2011/2015, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, wood, 68 x 22 x 18 inches (172.7 x 55.9 x 45.7 cm)
  • Piattaia, 2014, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, canvas, wood, 65 x 60 x 12 inches (165.1 x 152.4 x 30.5 cm)
  • Tanzania, 2014, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, laquer, paint, cement, 34 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (87 x 43.8 x 6.4 cm)
  • Tanzania, 2014, (alternate view) glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, laquer, paint, cement, 34 1/4 x 17 1/4 x 2 1/2 inches (87 x 43.8 x 6.4 cm)
  • Green Checks, 2014, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, canvas, wood, 62 x 43 x 11 inches (157.5 x 109.2 x 27.9 cm)
  • Betty Woodman: Roman Fresco/Pleasures and Places, 2010, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Installation view
  • Betty Woodman: Roman Fresco/Pleasures and Places, 2010, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, Installation view
  • Vases and Girls, 2010, glazed earthenware, 33 x 93 x 8 1/2 inches (83.8 x 236.2 x 21.6 cm)
  • Vases and Girls, 2010, (alternate view) glazed earthenware, 33 x 93 x 8 1/2 inches (83.8 x 236.2 x 21.6 cm)
  • House of the South, 1996, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 159 x 246 x 9 1/2 inches (403.9 x 624.8 x 24.1 cm); The Art of Betty Woodman, 2006, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Installation view
  • Aeolian Pyramid, 2001/2006, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, installation dimensions approximately: 150 x 168 x 100 inches (381 x 426.7 x 254 cm); The Art of Betty Woodman, 2006, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, Installation view
  • Bronze Bench #2, 2002, patinated bronze, 41 x 40 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (104.1 x 102.9 x 36.8 cm)
  • His/Hers Vases: River Viewing Studio Screen, 2004, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 29 x 72 x 9 1/2 inches (73.7 x 182.9 x 24.1 cm)
  • The Portugese in Japan, 2000, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 34 x 60 x 9 inches (86.4 x 152.4 x 22.9 cm)
  • Il Giardino Dipinto, 1993, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 108 x 420 inches (274.3 x 1066.8 cm)
  • Rose et Noir Pillow Pitcher, 1989, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 32 x 26 x 22 inches (81.3 x 66 x 55.9 cm)
  • Tea Ceremony: 4 Parts, 1984, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 10 1/2 x 30 x 9 1/2 inches (26.7 x 76.2 x 24.1 cm)
  • Tang Letter Holder, 1978, glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer, paint, 5 1/2 x 30 x 10 inches (14 x 76.2 x 25.4 cm)
  • Italian Pillow Pitcher, 1977, terra sigillata, 15 x 30 x 15 inches (38.1 x 76.2 x 38.1 cm)
  • Folded Tri-part Vase, 1975, salt-glazed stoneware, 8 x 25 x 8 inches (20.3 x 63.5 x 20.3 cm)
  • Earthenware Vase, 1973, glazed earthenware, 8 x 7 x 9 3/4 inches (20.3 x 17.8 x 24.8 cm)
  • Joined Vases, 1972, porcelain, 10 x 23 x 11 1/2 inches (25.4 x 58.4 x 29.2 cm)
  • "Etruscan" Vase, 1966, earthenware, 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (19.1 x 21.6 x 19.1 cm)
  • Small Green Lidded Jar, 1951, stoneware, 5 x 5 x 3 inches (12.7 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm)

Biography

born 1930, Norwalk, CT
lives and works in New York, NY and Antella, Italy


EDUCATION
1950
Alfred University, The School for American Craftsmen, Alfred, NY


SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, Brussels, Belgium


2016
Kiki Smith, Betty Woodman, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, Rome, Italy
*Betty Woodman: In The Garden, curated by Patterson Sims, Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills, NJ
Dialogue: Betty Woodman / Sol LeWitt, James Barron Art, Kent, CT
*Betty Woodman: Breakfast at the Seashore Lunch in Antella, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY
*Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic, curated by Vicenzo de Bellis, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England

2015
*Betty Woodman, curated by Vincenzo De Bellis, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy
Betty Woodman, Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Brazil
Illusions of Domesticity, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Interior Views, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland

2013
CONTRO VERSIES CONTRO VERSIA: an inaccurate history of painting and ceramics, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL
Of Botticelli, Galeria Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
Windows, Carpets and Other Paintings, Salon 94, New York, NY

2012
Betty Woodman, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

2011
Roman Fresco/Pleasures and Places, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY
Betty Woodman: Front/Back, Salon 94, New York, NY
Betty Woodman: Places, Spaces & Things, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, Canada

2010
Three Kilns Occupied by Three Pieces, Tuscia Electa Arte Contemporanea, Impruneta, Italy
Betty Woodman: Roman Fresco/Pleasures and Places, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
Betty Woodman: Ceramics and Works on Paper, Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO
Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO
Paintings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Betty Woodman: L’allegra vitalità delle porcellane, Museo Delle Porcellae, Palazzo Pitti, Giardino di Boboli, Florence, Italy
Galleria Bagnai, Florence, Italy

2008
Betty Woodman: Trois Grandes Dames III, Galerie Besson, London
Rooms and People, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Betty Woodman: Memories, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinatti, OH
Betty Woodman: Transcending Boundaries, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

2006
Somewhere Between Denver and Naples, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
The Art of Betty Woodman, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Betty Woodman, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Theatres of Betty Woodman, Ariana Museum, Geneva, Switzerland

2005
Theatres of Betty Woodman, Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Lisbon, Portugal
Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Il Giardino Dipinto, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Recent Work, Frank Lloyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Souvenirs, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

2002
*Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO
Two Bronze Benches and Four Ceramic Pictures of Korean Paintings, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

2001
Betty Woodman, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Betty Woodman & Robert Barni: due e vasi, Centro D’Arte La Loggia, Monterfiridolfi, Italy
Pots Paper Prints, Mizel Arts Center at the JCC, Denver, CO
Clay, Bronze, Paper, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
A Conversation with Pat Steir, Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY
Works from the 1980s, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY

1999
*Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA
Recent Work of Prints and Vases, Bethel College, St. Paul, MN
*Betty Woodman: Glass, CIRVA, Marseille, France

1998
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
*Betty Woodman, Provincial Museum voor Museum Kunst, Oostende, Belgium

1997
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
*Betty Woodman, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal; Musée d’Art Contemporain, Dunkerque, France

1996
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
*Betty Woodman, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1995
International Museum of Ceramics, Faenza, Italy

1994
Carin Delvourt van Krimpen Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Max Protetch Galllery, New York, NY
Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
Il Giardino Dipinto, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France

1993
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Il Giardino Dipinto, Het Kruithuis Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

1992
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
*Somewhere Between Naples and Denver, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1991
Betty Woodman: Works in Clay, Johnson County Community College, Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS
*Opera Selecta: The Work of Betty Woodman, 1975-1990, Musée des Arts Modernes, Aix-le-Bain, France

1990
Francesca Pia Gallery, Bern, Switzerland
Recent Work, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
*Opera Selecta: The Work of Betty Woodman, 1975-1990, Het Kruithuis Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

1989
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Unique Porcelains, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

1988
*Somewhere Between Naples and Denver, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Recent Work, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco

1987
Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, Boulder, CO
Carlton College, Northfield, MN
*Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1986
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Susan Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1985
*The Ceramics of Betty Woodman, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
Presenting Food, FabricWorkshop, Philadelphia, PA
Italian Vases, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

1984
The Aspen Garden Room, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
*Douglas Drake Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

1983
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Houston Room, Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, Houston, TX
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

1982
Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
An Interior Exchanged, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

1981
A Cloistered Arbor Room, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Tabor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
Okun-Thomas Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Helen Drutt Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1980
Amalgam Art Limited, London, England
*Galleria Pirra, Torino, Italy
Canvas Constructions and Painted Pots, Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, New York, NY
Mostly Italian Pots, Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, New York, NY
*Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN

1979
Art Latitude, New York, NY
Hills Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1978
Casper College, Casper, WY
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
Lyda Levi Gallery, Milan, Italy

1977
Honor Exhibit, Colorado Women’s College, Denver, CO
Kansas State College, Emporia, KS
*United States Information Service Gallery, Milan, Italy

1976
Clay and Fiber Gallery, Taos, NM

1975
Nelson-Fosdick Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR

1974
One Hundred Italian Pots, Boulder, CO

1972
Raku, Kunsthandel Ina Broerse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1970
Salt Glaze, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE

1969
Salt Glaze, Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
Une maison de verre – Le Cirva, Centre international de recherche sur le verre et les arts plastiques, Musee Cantini, Marseille, France
Les Unes Avec Les Autres, Galerie Du 5E, Marseille, France
Ref•er•enced, Danese/Corey, New York, NY
Domestic, Truth and Consequences, Geneva, Switzerland
Victors for the Arts, Part 2: Abstraction, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI


2016
A Round About, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
Clay Revisited: Traditions in Shards, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
HOVAB@Macky: Shark’s Ink, BMoCA at Macky, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
The Natural Flow of Events, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Lorcan O’Neill, Rome, Italy
*Liverpool Biennial 2016, Liverpool, England

2015
*CERAMIX: Art and Ceramics from Rodin to Schütte, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands; Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, France; La Maison Rouge, Paris, France

2014
Tangents 2 Body/Colour, Stedilijk Museum, s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
What Would Mrs. Webb Do?, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Craft Matters, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Annual 2014: Redefining Tradition, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
BIACI – 1st Bienial Internavional de Arte Contemporáneo Cartagena de indias, Colombia, Cartagena, Colombia
Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hofmann’s Legacy Today, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY

2013
Spectrum Suite, Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, New York, NY
Vessels, The Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY
The Four Woodmans, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2012
La Demuere Joyeuse, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Playing House, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
The Woodmans, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

2011
Postmodernism: Style and Subversion, 1970-1990, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
*Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections, Auckland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

2010
Betty, Charlie, Francesca & George, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Sèvres, Porcelaines Contemporaines, The Menshikov Palace, The Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Interactions, organized by The Clay Studio, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Connecticut, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY

2009
Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Carla Acardi, Sol LeWitt, Betty Woodman, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy
The Legend of Bud Shark and his Inedible Ink, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
*The 184th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, The National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Hot Stuff from the Hothouse: Floral Images from RAM’s Collections, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
*Dirt on Delight: Impulses that Form Clay, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; Walker Art Center, MN

2008
Shark’s Ink, Revisited, Foster Gallery, Eau Clair, WI
*Conversations in Clay, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
*The 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, The National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Outsider, Galleria Alessandro Bagnai, Florence Italy
Contemporary Ceramic Art: A Survey, Harvey/Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO
*Concreta, Palazo Pretorio, Certaldo, Italy
Multi Part Art: Contemporary Art in the Collection, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI
New, Novel and Never Shown Before 2008: Recent Gifts to the Collection (Part 1), Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

2007
*Marseille Artistes Associés 1977-2007, La Vieille Charité, Marseille, France
*The Woodman Family, Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence, Italy
Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft, Selections from the Wornick Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
An Art of Our Own: Women Ceramicists from the Permanent Collection, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

2006
Hot Off the Press Prints of 2006 From New York Printshops, The Grolier Club, New York, NY
The Bong Show or This is Not a Pipe, Leslie Tonkonow Gallery, New York, NY
*Couples Discourse, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
International Architectural Ceramics, Gimhae Culture Foundation Clayarch, Gimhae, Korea
Great Pots: The Vessel as Art, 1900-2000; 20th Century Ceramics from The Newark Museum, The USB Art Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collections of Stanford University Alumni and Friends, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Art for a Landmine Free World, Vietnam Veteran’s of America Foundation, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY

2003
Skowhegan: Faculty Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine, College of Art, Portland, Maine
Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum, Denver,
Floating Time 2003-Lethe, River of Forgetfulness, Stedelijk Museum voor Hedendaages Kunst, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
*The Legacy of Modern Ceramic Art, Part II: Modern Ceramic Art from an International Perspective, Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan
*Shared Passion: Sara and David Lieberman Collection of Contemporary Ceramics and Art, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona
Clay Works: American Ceramics from the Everson Museum of Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

2002
*Contemporary American Ceramics, 1950-1990: A Survey of American Objects and Vessels, Aichi Preferctural Ceramic Museum, Aichi, Japan. Travels to National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Iberaki Prefectural Ceramic Museum; Nilgata Prefectural Museum of Art; Setagaya Art Musem, Tokyo; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
*Gifts in Honor of the 125th Anniversary, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

2001
*Ceramic Continuum: 50 Years of the Archie Bray Influence, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana
A Snake in the Garden: Contemporary Approaches to Slipware, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, University of Wales, Wales, England
*World Ceramic Exposition, World Ceramic Centre, Ichon, Korea
USA Clay, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
*Le Cirva à 15 ans, Galerie d’art Conseil Génèrale des Bouches-du-Rhone, Aix-en-Provence, France

2000
*Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
*Elbows and Tea Leaves: Front Range Women in the Visual Arts (1974-2000), Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO; travels to Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO
*Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection, Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
Gallerie Beaubourg, Chateau Notre-Dame des Fleurs, Vence, France

1999
Glass on Site, Urban Glass, New York, New York
*Choice from America, Modern American Ceramics, Het Kruithuis Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Contemporary Art From the Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason Collection, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA
Dish, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
*The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco
Clay into Art: Selections from the Contemporary Ceramics Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

1998
La Geste et la Couleur, Une Poetique Ceramique, Biennale Internationale de Ceramique Contemporaine, Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France
Vaselle d’Autore per il Vino Novello, Torgiano, Italy
What’s Hot at Shark’s, Foster Gallery at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

1997
Image, Plate, Vessel, Andrew Lord, Ken Price, Betty Woodman, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
*The View From Denver, Museum Moderne Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria

1996
Tuscia Electa, Comune di Greve in Chianti, Italy
Working Proof: 20 Years of Prints from Shark’s Inc., University of Colorado Art Galleries, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1995
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

1994
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Staten Island Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, NY
*Working in Other Dimensions: Objects & Drawings II, The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

1993
In Touch, Olympic Winter Games, Lillehammer, Norway

1992
DeVore, Turner, Woodman & Volkos, Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Investigations 1992, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
*5×7, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

1991
*The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki-yaki, Japan
The Painted Vessel, Oriel Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, England

1990
Vessels from Use to Symbol, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Featured Artists from the Max Protetch Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Par Hazard: A Changing Installation of Recent Acquisitions, Douglas Drake Gallery, New York, NY

1989
Max Protetch Gallery: 20 Years, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Craft Today USA, Musée des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Six Master Craftsmen, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Pots: Focus on Function, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Fragile Blossoms, Enduring Earth: The Japanese Influence On American Ceramics, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

1988
A Fine Place to Work: The Legacy of the Archie Bray Foundation, The Arkansas Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
Power Over the Clay: American Studio Potters, Detroit Art Institute, Detroit, MI
*A Decade of Pattern, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Olympic Arts Festival, Seoul, Korea

1987
*American Ceramics Now: The 27th Annual Ceramic National, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Feats of Clay, Newhouse Gallery, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
*A Decade od Pattern, The Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
*Four Americans at Sévres, American Center, Paris, France
*Contemporary American Ceramics, The National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
A Group Exhibition: Andrew Lord, Ron Nagle, Ken Price, Peter Voulkos, Betty Woodman, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
*Clay Revisions, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Homage: 1986 NEA Artist Fellowship Recipients, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986
*Architecture of the Vessel, Bevier Art Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
*American Potters Today, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Painted Volumes: Ceramics by Twelve Contemporary Artists, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
*The Fabric Workshop: A Tradition Continued, Goldie Paley Gallery, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
McIntosh-Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.
*The Poetry of the Physical, American Crafts Museum, New York, NY

1985
High Styles: Twentieth-Century American Design, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
*Tradition + Innovation: Decorative Art by Castle, Chihuly, Paley, Woodman, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX
Mary Heilmann/Janice Tchalenko/Betty Woodman, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY
Architectural Ceramics: Eight Concepts, American Crafts Museum II, New York, NY
Clay, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
Dillingham, Turner, Wood, Woodman, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
*Architectural Ceramics, Gallery of Art, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida
Adornments, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY

1984
*Contemporary American Clay, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Masters in American Clay, Gallery One, Toronto, Canada
Rituals of Tea, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
*1 + 1 = 2, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
Forms that Function, Katonah Gallery, Kotonah, NY
Image/Vessel/Image, Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY
Then and Now, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983
*Who’s Afraid of American Clay, Het Kruithuis Museum, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
*Ornamentalism, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
*Ceramic Echos, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Wellesley College of Art Museum, Wellesley, MA
Clay Invitational 1983, DBR Gallery, Cleveland, OH

1981
Maya Behn Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
*The Vessel, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas, TX
For Tea, Detroit Gallery of Contemporary Crafts, Detroit, MI
*The New Fauves, Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, Houston, TX
Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, New York, NY
*Ritual and Function, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI
*Usable Art, Myers Fine Arts Gallery, State University College of New York, Plattsburgh, NY

1980
Exhibition of Ceramic Arts, Ceramics at the Eighth Annual Chunichi International, Nagoya and Tokyo, Japan
*For the Tabletop, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Crafts/Sculptures, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
*Robert L. Pfannebecker Collection, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Contemporary Ceramics: A Response to Wedgewood, Museum of the Philadelphia Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA
*American Porcelain, Renwick Sculpture Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
*Contemporary American Potters/New Vessels, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

1979
Thrown Pottery, Amalgam Art Limited, London, England
*Colorado Women in the Arts, Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO
Clayworks Studio International, with Cynthia Carlson, Clayworks Studio, New York, NY
*A Century of Ceramics in the United States, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Colorado Crafts/Seventeen Views, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Landscapes, Hills Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
International Ceramic Exhibit, Faenza, Italy

1978
Faculty Show, University of Georgia, Cortona, Italy

1977
American Crafts ‘77, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Fiber, Metal, Clay: A Contemporary View, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI
National Ceramic Educators Conference Invitational, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Functional Ceramics, Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1976
Eight Professional Potters, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

1974
Christmas 1974 Exhibition, American Crafts Council, New York, NY

1973
Objects for Preparing Food, The American Craft Museum, New York, NY; Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

1972
Salt Glaze International, The American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1968
Ceramic Annual, Scripps College, Claremont, CA


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2014
Gold Medal for Consummate Craftsmanship, The American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN
Etti Prize for Sculpture, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2010
National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

2009
Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2008
Lifetime Achievement Award, Brooklyn Museum/Modernism Design Award, Brooklyn, NY
National Academician, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
Dunwiddle Prize, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York, NY

2007
Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

2006
Doctor of Fine Arts Honoris Causa, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2004
Premio Internazionale Vietri sul Mare, Fondazione Museo Artistico Industriale, Salerno, Italy

2000
Honorary Fellow, National Council of Educators in Ceramic Arts

1998
The Visionary Award of The American Craft Museum, New York, NY

1995
Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Bellagio Study Center, Bellagio, Italy

1993
Distinguished Research & Creative Lectureship, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

1987
Governor’s Award in the Arts, CO

1986
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1980
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1966
Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to Florence, Italy


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2016
*Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic, edited by Vincenzo de Bellis, texts by Vincenzo de Bellis, Suzanne Hudson, Stuart Krimko, and Betty Woodman with Katharine Stout, Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2016
Valacchi, Maria Chiara, “Critics’ Picks,” Artforum.com, November 2016
Milner, Catherine, “‘Thinking Outside The Pots,” Financial Times, November 16, 2016, pp. 98-104
Neuendorf, Henri, “Gallerist David Kordansky on Today’s Market, and the LA Art Scene,” Artnet.com, People, October 26, 2016
Dietz, Claire, “Imagination In Clay And Light For Black Box,” Daily-Iowan.com, October 13, 2016
Zuccaro, Alexandra, “Betty Woodman: In The Garden,” ModernMag.com, Exhibition, October 10, 2016
Agostini, Sara Dolfi, “Expo Chicago, porta principale della cultura afroamericana,” ArtEconomy24.ilsole24ore.com, October 3, 2016
Hennessy, Christina, “Making her imprint: Greenwich collector elevates the art of creating and cultivating ceramics,” CTPost.com, October 3, 2016
Sumpter, Helen, “Liverpool Biennial 2016, Various Venues, Liverpool, 9 July-16 October,” ArtReview, September 2016, pp. 130-1312
Valacchi, Maria Chiara, “Betty Woodman and Kiki Smith,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Picks, Rome, September 2016
Sardina, Jessie, “Fresh Art,” CS Modern Luxury, September 2016, p. 46
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, “See What Dealers Are Bringing to Frieze London,” Artnet.com, Art Fairs, September 29, 2016
Gottschalk, Molly, “What Sold at EXPO CHICAGO,” Artsy.net, Artsy Editorial, September 26, 2016
Tully, Judd, “Healthy Sales but Less Chest Thumping at Expo Chicago,” BlouinArtInfo.com, September 25, 2016
“Expo Chicago: First Impressions,” Randian-Online.com, September 23, 2016
Neuendorf, Henri, “See The Top 10 Booths at EXPO Chicago,” Artnet.com, Art Fairs, September 23, 2016
Sargent, Antwaun, “The Art in the Smithsonian’s New African-American Museum Gives a Powerful, Nuanced Portrait of Black Experience,” Artsy.net, September 22, 2016
Indrisek, Scott, “Get Ready for Expo Chicago,” BlouinArtInfo.com, Visual Arts, Fairs, September 22, 2016
Heckel, Aimee, “121 years of Boulder art on view at BMoCA, other venues,” DailyCamera.com, September 22, 2016
Bin, Valentina, “Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic,” ArtReview.com, August 23, 2016
Gierhart, Ben, “Art & Craft: Redefined,” Voice-Tribune.com, August 11, 2016
Bui, Phong, “Betty Woodman with Phong Bui,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2016, pp. 67-69
Sherlock, Amy, “Feel More,” Frieze, No. 177, March 2016, pp. 124-129
Whitney, Kathleen, “Betty Woodman: The Ultimate Still-Life Object,” Ceramics Monthly, March 2016, pp. 48-51
“Betty Woodman,” The Artist Project, MetMuseum.org, February 2016, video
Shurvell, Joanne, “Marion Wagschal at Canada Gallery and Betty Woodman at the ICA,” DeMagazine.co.uk, February 29, 2016
“Review of Betty Woodman: The Theatre of the Domestic at ICA, London,” AestheticaMagazine.com, February 20, 2016
Frank, Priscilla, “How Betty Woodman Became The Queen Of Ceramics,” HuffingtonPost.com, February 9, 2016
Bazhenova, Ekaterina, “Betty Woodman ‘Theatre of the Domestic’ Exhibition at ICA, London,” Purple.fr, February 8, 2016
Sharp, Rob, “As “The Great Pottery Thrown Down” Grips Britain, 85-Year-Old Betty Woodman’s Experimental New Ceramics Go on View in London and New York,” Artsy.net, February 5, 2016
Buck, Louisa, “The Buck Stopped Here: Betty Woodman on full throttle at the ICA–aged 85,” TheArtNewspaper.com, February 4, 2016
Allsop, Laura, “Talking Pottery and Magic with Betty Woodman,” AnOtherMag.com, February 4, 2016
“Ceramicist Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domesitc, ICA,” CultureWhisper.com, Visual Arts,
February 3, 2016
Farrell, Aimee, “Betty Woodman’s Cheery Ceramics Come to London,” NYTimes.com, Art, February 3, 2016
“Sculptor Betty Woodman at the ICA: ‘Ceramics was always a macho world’,” FlyNewsOnline.com, February 3, 2016
“Betty Woodman: Exhibition, ICA, London, UK.,” DamnMagazine.net, February 3, 2016
“Exhibitions of works by Betty Woodman opens at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London,”
ArtDaily.com, February 3, 2016
Ellis-Petersen, Hannah, “Sculpture Betty Woodman at the ICA: ‘Ceramics was always a macho
world’,” TheGuardian.com, February 3, 2016
Stout, Katharine, “Betty Woodman: Theatre of the Domestic at the ICA,” LuxuryLondon.co.uk, February 3, 2016
Roux, Caroline, “Betty Woodman and her vast body of work in ceramics”, FinancialTimes.com, Visual Arts, January 29, 2016
“Betty Woodman Breakfast At The Seashore Lunch In Antella”, Artforum.com, Must See New York, January 21, 2016

“Betty Woodman ‘Breakfast At The Seashore Lunch In Antella’,” NYArtBeat.com, January 2016
2015
“Our Favorite Pot-Themed Exhibitions Since 2013,” CFileOnline.org, December 30, 2015
Moss, Richard, “The best art exhibitions to see in London in 2016,” Culture24.org.uk, December 22, 2015
“ICA Celebrate Their 70th Anniversary With Programme Of Multidisciplinary Experimentation,” ArtLyst.com, November 17, 2015
“Betty Woodman at Museo Marino Marini, Florence,” MousseMagazine.it, November 4, 2015
“Firenze: Museo Marino Marini,” Mousse, October-November 2015, Nº 50, Diary, p. 304
Yablonsky, Linda, “Young at Art,” W Art, May 2015, pp. 76-79
Hudson, Suzanne, “Los Angeles, Betty Woodman, David Kordansky Gallery,” Artforum, Reviews, April 2015, pp. 256-257
Mishan, Ligaya, “Agnes Gund’s Most Treasured Cooking Tool,” The New York Times, April 29, 2015, p. D7
Indrisek, Scott, “Marjolijn de Wit’s Future Archaeology,” BlouinArtInfo.com, April 29, 2015
Rinaldi, Ray Mark, “Denver’s The Art hotel books big-name artists to fill its walls,” DenverPost.com, April 22, 2015
Mizota, Sharon, “Review, Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2015
Yablonsky, Linda, “Soft Focus,” WMagazine.com, March 2, 2015
Berardini, Andrew, “Comic Strip Gaze, Cosmic Ship Grays, Ceramic Slip Gaze: From Henri Matisse to Betty Woodman,” Mousse, No. 27, February 2015
Federico, Florian, “Tom of Finland and Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” CuraMagazine.com, February 16, 2015
“The Week in Craft: February 11, 2015,” CraftCouncil.org, February 11, 2015
“Exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman opens at David Kordansky Gallery,” ArtDaily.com, February 2, 2015
Singer, Jill, “Saturday Selects, Week of January 26, 2015,” SightUnseen.com, January 31, 2015
Hoffman, Ali, “The 30 Best Things To Do In L.A. In February,” Refinery29.com, January 30, 2015
Paul, Mona, “Betty Woodman: Illusions of Domesticity,” WideWalls.ch, January 30, 2015
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter, “Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery,” KCRW.com, February 5, 2015
“Exhibition | Betty Woodman: Color, Light, Form and Unrelenting Ambition at David Kordansky,” CFileOnline.org, February 4, 2015
Johnson, Christopher, “Book Review | Betty Woodman, 2014,” CFileOnline.org, February 4, 2015

2013
*Jhaveri, Shanay, ed. Western Artists and India: Creative Inspirations in Art and Design. Mumbai: The Shoestring Publisher, 2013.
Casadio, Mariuccia, “Clay Molds,” Vogue Italia, August 2013.
Rossetti, Chloé, “Critics Picks: Vessels,” Artforum, June 28, 2013.

2012
Freudenheim, Tom. “When Artists Take On Museums,” The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2012, p. D6.

2011
Dixon Guy. “The View Through Betty Woodman’s Window,” The Globe and Mail, March 25, 2011.
Panicelli, Ida. “Betty Woodman: Salon 94,” Artforum, Summer 2011, p. 405.

2010
*Fichner-Rathus, Lois. Understanding Art. Boston: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2010.
*Marzio, Peter C. American Art & Philanthropy: Twenty Years of Collecting at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2010.
Betty Woodman: A Visit to Rome. Mageefilms, 2010. Video.

2009
*Bortolotti, Paola, David Caméo, Ida Panicelli and Oliva Rucellai. Betty Woodman – L’Allegra Vitalità delle Porcellane. Florence, Italy: Palazzo Pitti, Museo delle Porcellane, 2009.
*Panicelli, Ida, Mieke Bal, Massimo Minini, Giorgio Verzotti, and Barry Schwabsky. Betty Woodman. Brescia, Italy: Galleria Massimo Minini, 2009.
Chinese Pleasures by Betty Woodman, U.S. Embassy Beijing. CScottfilms, 2009. Video.

2008
Taylor, Alex. “Reviews: New York, Betty Woodman,” Artnews, May 2008, p. 147.
Ciappi, Andrea. “Betty Woodman regina della ceramica,” La Nazione, May 24, 2008, p. XI.

2007
Cesana, Simona, “Betty Woodman,” Ceramica, no 104, 2007.
Cesana, Simona, “Betty Woodman: Le Felici Trasgressioni della Ceramica,” Artigianato, April/June 2007.
Drake, Cathryn. “Form and Fantasy,” Ceramic Review, Volume 223, January/February 2007, pp. 30-35.
Castro, Jan Garden. “Betty Woodman,” Sculpture, January/February 2007.
Cohen, David. “Prints of 2006 From New York Printshops,” The New York Sun, January 25, 2007.
Reichl, Ruth. “Breaking the Mold,” Gourmet, January 2007.

2006
*Koplos, Janet, Arthur C. Danto, and Barry Schwabsky. Betty Woodman. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2006.
*Rich, Sara K. Couples Discourse. University Park: Palmer Museum of Art: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006.
Puryear, Martin. “Shaping the Future of Craft,” 2006 National Leadership Council, American Craft Council.
“Readings on Color,” Studio Potter, Volume 35, no. 6, December 2006, pp. 62-65, 94.
Duncan, Michael. “Woodman’s Decorative Impulse,” Art in America, November 2006, pp. 102-109.
Piché, Thomas Jr. “At the Met: Betty Woodman,” American Craft, October/November 2006, pp. 44-47.
d’Albis, Antoine. “La Manufacture de Sèvres, De Vincennes à Woodman: histoire d’un clin d’œil,” La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, 150, September/October 2006, pp. 20-27.
Sims, Patterson. “A Kind of Wonderful Aesthetic Continuum,” Ceramics Magazine, Europe 28, August/September 2006, pp. 30-35.
Andrean, Carole, “Betty Woodman: More is More”, July/August 2006.
Atkins, Nigel. “Betty Woodman: More is More,” La Revue de la Céramique ed du Verre 149, July-August 2006, pp. 30-38.
MacMillan, Kyle. “Met Exhibit Glazes Artist’s Career,” The Denver Post, June 11, 2006, pp. 1F, 5F.
Goldman, Edward. “Gulity as Charged,” transcript from Art Talks on KCRW 89.9, June 6, 2006.
Richard, Frances. “Betty Woodman,” Artforum, May 2006.
Brenner, Julie. “One Good Urn Deserves Another,” Art News, May 2006.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Decoration Myths: Betty Woodman’s Ceramics,” The New Yorker, May 15, 2006, pp. 89-90.
Gardner, James. “Betty Woodman,” The New York Post, May 5, 2006.
Ayers, Robert. “The AI Interview: Betty Woodman,” Art Info, May 3, 2006.
Glueck, Grace. “The Humble Vase Shows Its Colors and Its Versatility,” The New York Times, April 28, 2006, pp. E33, E36.
Budick, Ariella. “Glaza and Haze: Mastering Clay Pots and Rooftop Smoke,” Newsday, April 28, 2006, B21.
“An American Picasso,” John Perreault’s Art Diary, April 27, 2006.
Loos, Ted. “Yes, They’re Clay, But Don’t Dare Call Them Ceramics,” The New York Times, April 23, 2006, p. AR31.
Chandler, Mary Voelz. “Met Exhibit Honors Artist’s Feats of Clay,” Rocky Mountain News, April 22, 2006, pp. 1D, 6D.

2005
*Drake, Cathryn, Paulo Henriques, Patterson Sims, and Roland Blaetter. Teatros Théâtres Theaters. Milano: Skira Editore, 2005.
Vivas, Antonio. “Betty Woodman: Fuciones y Ficciones,” Revista Internacional Ceramica, no. 99, 2005, pp. 79-80.
Erbacher, Kathy. “Ceramist Creates Joyful Clay, Paper Worlds Betty Woodman’s Art Invites Exploration,” CSA Journal 27, June 2005.

2004
*Galusha, Emily, and Mary Ann Nord. Clay Talks: Reflections by American Master Ceramists. Minneapolis: Northern Clay Center, 2004.
*Ming, Bai. World Famous Ceramic Artists’ Studios. Hebei: Hebei Fine Arts Publishing House, 2004.
Ravagli, Antonella. “Ceramics from New York,” Tile Fashion. March 2004
Miles, Christopher. “Report From Santa Monica II: Tracking Patterrns,” Art in America, 92, no. 2, February 2004, pp. 77-81.

2003
*Adlin, Jane. Betty Woodman at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Ceramics, Vol. 14 No. 2, 2003.
*Clark, Garth, and John Pagliaro, eds. Shards: Garth Clark on Ceramic Art. New York: D.A.P. and Ceramic Arts Foundation, 2003.
*D’Albis, Antoine. Traité de La Porcelain de Sèvres. Dijon, France: Editions Faton, 2003.
Cunningham, Caroline. “Ceramicist Betty Woodman Sets the Table for Two Collectors,” House & Garden, September 2003.
Ollman, Leah. “Seeing the Pattern,” Los Angeles Times, September 21, 2003, p. E46.
Finn, Joan. “Korean Paintings Are Inspiration for Betty Woodman’s Ceramic Art,” The Montclair Times, January 23, 2003, p. B1.

2002
*Ramljak, Suzanne. Crafting a Legacy: Contemporary American Crafts in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, and New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2002.
Bischoff, Dan. “Reveling in the Joy of Clay,” The Star-Ledger, December 20, 2002.
Nash, Margo. “Jersey Footlights: Do Touch This Art,” The New York Times, November 24, 2002, 14NJ14.
“Betty Woodman: Useful Fictions,” kerameiki techni: International Ceramic Art Review, April 2002, pp. 31-36.

2001
*Princenthal, Nancy. Betty Woodman. Sedalia, Mo.: Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002.
Netzer, Sylvia. “Betty Woodman,” American Ceramics, 14, no. 1, Winter 2001, p. 54.
Princenthal, Nancy. “Betty Woodman at Max Protetch,” Art in America, 89, no. 11, November 2001, pp. 153-154.

2000
*Natalini, Arabella Brunton. Nelle Ceramiche C’è Tutto. La Loggia, Italy: Centro d’Arte La Loggia, 2000.
*Vincentelli, Moira. Women and Ceramics: Gendered Vessels. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 2000.
Perryman, Jane. “Rites of Passage,” Ceramic Review, May/June 2000.
Eden, Victoria. “Baroque Splendor,” Ceramic News, May/June 2000, pp. 34-37.
Schwabsky, Barry. “Review,” American Craft, April/May 2000, pp. 65-67.
“Review,” The New York Times, February 4, 2000, p. E33.
Danto, Arthur C. “Sessualità, banalità, identità,” Tema celeste/arte contemporanea, January/February 2000, pp. 70-71.
“Betty Woodman Pushes the Envelope,” New York Arts, 5, no. 1, January 2000.
Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics 1950-2000, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art with New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2000. Video.

1999
*Berlind, Robert. Betty Woodman: Between Sculpture and Painting. Fort Dodge, Iowa: Blanden Memorial Art Museum, 1999.
*Eden, Michael, and Victoria Eden. Slipware: Contemporary Approaches. London: A + C Black, and Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

1998
Williams, Jerry. “The Painted Garden: An Interview with Betty Woodman,” Studio Potter, 27, no. 1, December 1998, pp. 44-65.
“Inspiration from Past Times and Distant Places,” The New York Times, October 18, 1998, 14NJ15.

1997
*Hall, Julie. Tradition and Change: The New American Craftsmen. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977.
“Engine of Delight,” Keramik Magazin, November/December 1997, pp. 22-24.
Lutticken, Sven. “Betty Woodman: Stedelijk Museum,” Flash Art, March /April 1997, p. 128.
“Betty Woodman: The Joys of Negative Space,” Review, January 15, 1997, p. 26.

1996
*Danto, Arthur C. Betty Woodman. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1996.
*Guichon, Françoise, and Elizabeth Woodman. Betty Woodman: Glass. Marseille: CIRVA, 1996.
“Revelations in Clay,” House & Garden, September 1996.

1995
*Higby, Wayne. 5×7: Seven Ceramic Artists Each Acknowledge Five Sources of Inspiration. Alfred, NY: New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, 1993.
Garten, Cliff, Janet Koplos, and Betty Woodman. “What’s Clay Got to Do with It: Criticism and the Ceramic Arts,” Studio Potter, 24, no. 1, December 1995, pp. 1-12.

1994
Berlind, Robert. “Betty Woodman at Max Protetch and the Musée des Arts Decoratifs,” Art in America, 82, no. 12, December 1994, p. 110.
“From the Pedestal to the Wall: Works on Paper by Betty Woodman,” American Ceramics 11, no. 4, Fall 1994, pp. 40-43.

1992
Plaganis, Margaret. “Putty in Her Hands,” The Hartford Advocate, June 18, 1992, p. 23.
McNally, Owen. “Museum Show Embraces As Art Ceramic Work Once Called ‘Craft’,” The Hartford Journal, May 28, 1992, pp. A8, A12.

1991
*Houston, John. The Abstract Vessel: Ceramics in Studio. London: Bellew Publishing, 1991.
*Stroud, Marion Bolton, ed. An Industrious Art: Innovation in Pattern and Print at The Fabric Workshop. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, Inc, 1991.
“Keramicos,” International Ceramics Magazine, February 1991, p. 63.
Betty Woodman: Thinking out Loud. A production of Charles Woodman Video, 1991. Video.

1990
*Conway, Patricia. Art for Everyday: The New Craft Movement. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1990.
*Lynn, Martha Drexler. Clay Today: Contemporary Ceramists and Their Work. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1990.
*Miller, R. Craig. Modern Design in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1890-1990. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
*Staal, Gert, Janet Koplos, and Peter Schjeldahl. Opera Selecta: Betty Woodman. ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands: Het Kruithuis Museum, 1990.
Ceramics: Art and Perception, no. 2 (1990): 74-75.
Koplos, Janet. “From Function to Form,” Art in America, 78, no. 11, November 1990, pp. 166-71.
Koole, Corine. “De aarzelende vazen Betty Woodman,” Beelding, no. 7, September 1990, p. 9.
“Review,” The New York Times, April 20, 1990, p. C28.

1989
*Clark, Garth, Robert A. Ellison, and Eugene Hecht. The Mad Potter of Biloxi: The Art and Life of George Ohr. New York: Abbeville Press, 1989.
*Woodman, Elizabeth. American Ceramics: Everson Museum of Art. New York: Rizzoli International 1989.
“Review,” The New York Times, April 7, 1989, p. C21.
“Betty Woodman,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, Spring 1989, p. 109.
Hammel, Lisa. “Good Cheer in Dainty Porcelain,” The New York Times, March 23, 1989, p. C1.

1988
*American Ceramics 1876-Present. New York: Abbeville Press, 1988.
*Kuspit, Donald. Somewhere Between Naples and Denver. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1988.
*Rosenthal, Mark and Charles F. Stuckey. A Decade of Pattern: Prints, Pieces and Prototypes from the Fabric Workshop. Philadelphia: The Fabric Workshop, 1988.
Brenson, Michael. “Betty Woodman,” The New York Times, April 22, 1988, p. C33.
Lippard, Lucy R. “Visual Arts / Betty Woodman,” Boulder Daily Camera, February 1988, p. 15.

1987
Kazanjian, Dodie. “Portrait of the Artist,” Artsreview, 1987, p. 40.
Harris, James R. “Betty Woodman,” The Greenberg Gallery, May 1, 1987.

1986
*Clark, Garth and Oliver Watson. American Potters Today. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1986.
*Dormer, Peter. The New Ceramics: Trends and Traditions. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1986.
*Perrone, Jeff. The Ceramics of Betty Woodman. Reading, Pa.: Freedman Gallery, Albright College, 1985-86.
“Pick of the Week,” The Village Voice, December 2, 1986, p. 64.
Smith, Roberta. “Review,” The New York Times, November 14, 1986, p. C28.
Miro, Marsha. “History Inspires Superb Potter,” Detroit Free Press, July 22, 1986, p. 3F.
White, Cheryl. “Vessels: The Human Connection,” Artweek, April 19, 1986, p. 3.

1985
Cobb, James B. “Betty Woodman,” American Ceramics 3, no. 4, Fall 1985, pp. 68-69.
Higby, Wayne. “The Vessel is Like a Pot,” American Ceramics 3, no. 4, Fall 1985, pp. 38-41.
Perrone, Jeff. “Let Them Eat Cake,” The Village Voice, February 5, 1985, pp. 88, 93.

1984
Sikes, Gini. “Pattern and Place,” Metropolis, October 1984, pp. 17-19, 26.
“In Search of the Cutting Edge,” Studio Potter, 12, no. 2, June 1984, pp. 1-20.
Glueck, Grace. “Review,” The New York Times, January 20, 1984, p. C1.

1983
“The Italian Experience,” Studio Potter, 11, no. 2, June 1983, pp. 10-12.
Levin, Kim. “Review,” The Village Voice, February 8, 1983, p. 58.

1982
*Jensen, Robert, and Patricia Conway. Ornamentalism: The New Decorativeness in Architecture and Design. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1982.
*Wechsler, Susan. Low Fire Ceramics. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1982.
“Review,” American Ceramics, 1, no. 1, Winter 1982, p. 53.
McTwigan, Mich. “An Interior Exchange: Cynthia Carlson and Betty Woodman in Collaboration,” Arts Magazine, May 1982, pp. 134-35.
“Fear of Clay,” Artforum, no. 8, April 1982, pp. 70-71.
Frank, Peter. “New York Reviews,” Artnews, March 1982, p. 214.
“The Pattern with Exchange,” SoHo Weekly News, March 9, 1982, p. 52.

1981
*American Potters: The Work of Twenty Modern Masters. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1981.
*Axel, Jan, and Karen McCready. Porcelain: Traditions and New Visions. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1981.
Perreault, John. “Usable Art,” Portfolio, July-August 1981, pp. 60-63.

1980
*Lane, Peter. Studio Porcelain. London: Chilton, 1980.
*Parks, Dennis. A Potter’s Guide to Raw Glazing and Oil Firing. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1980.
“Betty Woodman-New York,” Ceramics Monthly, November 1980, pp. 40-43.
Woodman, Elizabeth, and George Woodman. “Ceramist’s Odyssey of Clay: Italy,” Craft Horizon, May 1980, pp. 18-19.

1979
*Caruso, Nino. Ceramica Viva. Milan: Hoepli, Ulrico, S.p.A, 1979.
*Clark, Garth. A Century of Ceramics in the United States, 1878-1978. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1979.
“Twelve Colorado Potters,” Studio Potter, 4, no. 1, December 1979, pp. 13-27.
“About Pots,” Decade, February 1979, pp. 44-47.

1978
*Donhauser, Paul. History of American Ceramics: The Studio Potter. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 1978.
Wechsler, Susan. “Oggetti Utile per la Casa,” Cucina Italiana, March 1978, p. 27.
DeVore, Richard. “Ceramics of Betty Woodman,” Craft Horizon, Volume 38, no. 1, February 1978, pp. 28-31.

1977
*Troy, Jack. Salt-Glazed Ceramics. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1977.
Review,” The New York Times, January 17, 1997, p. C27.

1976
“Role of the Potter,” Studio Potter, 2, no. 2, December 1976, pp. 8-12.

1975
*Tyler, Christopher, and Rick Hirsch. Raku. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1975.

1972
“Salt Glaze: Twenty Approaches to the Technique,” Craft Horizon, April 1972, p. 29

1971
McKinnell, J., “Review-Student Union Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,” Craft Horizon, August 1971, p. 44.

1969
Woodman, Elizabeth. “Teapot Construction,” Ceramics Monthly, March 1969, pp. 12-15.

    Selected Press

  • Frieze
    2016
    Feel More
    Amy Sherlock
  • Ceramics Monthly
    2016
    Betty Woodman: The Ultimate Still-Life Object
    Kathleen Whitney
  • TheGuardian.com
    2016
    Sculptor Betty Woodman at the ICA
    Hannah Ellis-Petersen
  • NYTimes.com
    2016
    Betty Woodman's Cheery Ceramics Come to London
    Aimee Farrell
  • TheFinancialTimes.com
    2016
    Betty Woodman and her vast body of work in ceramics
    Caroline Roux
  • W Art
    2015
    Young at Art
    Linda Yablonsky
  • Artforum
    2015
    Betty Woodman, David Kordansky Gallery
    Suzanne Hudson
  • The Los Angeles Times
    2015
    Review, Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery
    Sharon Mizota
  • Mousse
    2015
    Comic Strip Gaze, Cosmic Ship Grays, Ceramic Slip Gaze: From Henri Matisse to Betty Woodman
    Andrew Berardini
  • KCRW
    2015
    Betty Woodman at David Kordansky Gallery
    Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
  • C File
    2015
    Exhibition | Betty Woodman: Color, Light, Form and Unrelenting Ambition at David Kordansky
  • Artforum.com
    2013
    Vessels
    Chloé Rossetti
  • T Magazine
    2013
    On View | Betty Woodman's Playful Ceramics
    Pilar Viladas
  • The Globe and Mail
    2011
    The view through Betty Woodman's window
    Guy Dixon
  • Sculpture
    2007
    Betty Woodman, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Max Protetch Gallery
    Jan Garden Castro
  • Art in America
    2006
    Woodman's Decorative Impulse
    Michael Duncan
  • The New Yorker
    2006
    Decoration Myths
    Peter Schjeldahl
  • The New York Times
    2006
    The Humble Vase Shows Its Colors And Its Versatility
    Grace Glueck
  • Newsday
    2006
    Glaze and haze: Mastering clay pots and rooftop smoke
    Ariella Budick
  • The New York Times
    2006
    Yes, They're Clay, but Don't Dare Call Them Ceramics
    Ted Loos
  • Betty Woodman
    2002
    Betty Woodman: Useful Fictions
    Nancy Princenthal
  • Art in America
    1990
    From Function to Form
    Janet Koplos
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