Curriculum Vitae


Carlson Pottery

Current - Since 2013 Owner/Instructor/Program Developer/Designer

Prince George, BC

Since the doors opened, we have taught over 300 classes. We have 2 studios, 10 wheels and 10 kilns including Pit, Raku, Soda, electrics, test kiln.



Program Developer and

Instructor for 4 School Programs in Prince George, all of which were awarded BC Artstarts Awards

2018 and 2020

BC Arts Council Research and Creation Projects focused on learning in Jingdezhen China. Both projects were awarded grants.

2014 Huang Fei Tour.Organized a 3 month tour/residency for a visiting artist from JIngdezhen

China, For this project I partnered with 3 Colleges and 5 Potters guilds to bring Huang

Fei and his Qing Hua classes to students across Canada including Sheridan College

ON, Red Deer College AB as well as Nova Scotia School Of Art and Design

2020(current) Organized a one month Huang Fei follow up tour for BC and Alberta.

2013-17 Prince George Arts Council Governing Board member including 2 years as President

2010-2014 Instructor and Executive Board Member Prince George Potters Guild including

2 years as President

2011 “Believe” program. A program I developed in partnership with the Community Arts

Council funded by the City of Prince George for recovering addicts

2008 – 2011 “Artist’s in the Schools” Prince George Community Arts Council

2005-2008 Beginner/intermediate wheel throwing and handbuilding Prince George Potter’s Guild

2005 Legacies - Instructor Childrens Ceramic Camp Mackenzie B.C.

Awards, Recognitions and Exhibitions

2019 British Columbia Arts Council - Research and Creation Grant

“A Change in Perception: The Healing of the Broken Bowl“

2019 British Columbia Artstarts Grant

“Ceramic Arts: Creating a Clay Culture Together”

2019 Solo Exhibition Heguang Gallery, Nanjing China

“The Fish Meets the Shore”

2018 China Ceramics Valley, Global Artist Village Invitational Tour

Award - “Honorary Villager” Liling, Hunan Province, China


2018 British Columbia Arts Council Artstarts Grant

“Pottery Project - Exploring Identity”

2018 British Columbia Arts Council - Research and Creation Grant

“Giant Tiles of Jingdezhen”

2018 Exhibition “Road Trip” Fort St. John BC Canada

2017 British Columbia Arts Council Artstarts Grant

“Clay and Pottery Around the World”

2017 British Columbia Artstarts Grant

“Clay and Pottery a Global View”

2016 Las Vegas International Juried Art Competition “The Red Room” First Place Award Ceramics

2015 Winter/Spring Represented in Clay Times Magazine - “A Potters Clay”

2013 December “Drink and Love, Four Potters Exhibition from Three Countries”

Nanjing, China. he guan tao she 和光陶社

2013 January to March Exhibition “New Depths, New Heights” Studio 2880, Prince George, BC Canada

2012 September “Potential” Solo Exhibition Peace Gallery North, Fort St John BC

2012 August Award - Best in Sculpture

Award - 2nd in Functional Clayfest “Profiles” Prince George BC

2012 March Potter’s Council Alternative Firing Calendar

2012 Ridley Terminals Art Initiative

Purchase Award 2 Pieces

2010 Arts North "A Potter's Clay" Article

2010 August Feature Gallery at Studio 2880 with Anne-Rose Gorgenson

2008-2011 Two Rivers Gallery “Artists in the Garden” 2008 – 2011

2006 Northern B.C. Clayfest

2005 “BC in a Box” traveling shared exhibition

2004 “Carlson and Carlson” Peace Gallery North, Fort St. John


Qing Hua Mentorship-Huang Fei,

2018 - 10 weeks

Jingdezhen China

Residency - Red Deer College

2014 - 7 week


Residency - Pottery Workshop

2013 2 Months

Jingdezhen, China

Wood fire Workshop

2012 NCECA Seattle Washington, Michael Mccullough

2012 - Kathryn Koop Advanced Throwing

Summer Residency Medalta

2011 - one month

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Josh Deweese

2011 Bibi Clement Fired Wood/Salt kiln

2008 Meira Mathison Throwing, altering, and Spraying glazes

2006, 2009, 2012 Northern B.C. Clayfest Prince George B.C.

2005 Les Manning Throwing and Ergodynamics

2005 Masters Workshop, Parksville, B.C., Canada

2004 Cathi Jefferson Wheel throwing/altering/decorating

2004 Peter Flannigan Prince George, B.C.

2003 “Form and Process

Les Manning

Developing a personal signature

2002 Thomas Kerrigan

Handbuilding with Soul

Red Deer Summer Series

1996 Throwing advanced forms Jim Etzkorn

1994 Saggar firing

Robert Young

1991-1993-Northern Lights College

Ceramics Program

Fort St. John Heather Hannaford