exhibitions

2015
“Bowls”, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. 
“Cups”, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. 
*“McGowan Porcelain Studio Sale”, Concord, NC. 
"Thrown Together Sale”, Charlotte, NC. 
“Spring Into Arts”, Concord Downtown Development, Concord, NC. 
“Thrown Together Home Sale”, Charlotte, NC. 
“Assemblage” Pottery 101, Salisbury, NC. 

2014
Current Exhibition, Sundae Art Gallery, Concord, NC. 
National Teapot Show IX, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmoor, NC. 
“Embellished Surface: Image and Pattern on Clay”, National Invitational for NCECA conference, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL.

2013
“The Tailored Surface”, SOLO show of Handbuilt Porcelain by Allison McGowan Hermans, LUX Gallery, Lincoln NE. 
“McGowan Porcelain Grand Opening”, with Amy Sanders, and Jennifer Mecca, Concord, NC. 
“deluxe Gala”, LUX Gallery, Lincoln, NE. 
“May Flowers: Thrown Together-A Group of 6 NC Potters”, Nature Gallery at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. 

2012
“Blooming, New Work for Spring”, LillStreet Art Center, Chicago, IL. 
“Collectors Choice”, Greenhill Center for NC Art, Winter Show. Greensboro, NC. 

2011
Archie Bray “2011: From the Center to the Edge-60 yrs of Creativity and Innovation at the Archie Bray Foundation
Winter Show, Greenhill Center of NC Arts, Edy Carpenter, Greensboro, NC. 
Table Manners, Lark&Key Gallery, Curators Amy Sanders,Jennifer Mecca, Charlotte, NC. 

2010
“Black and White Show”, Curator Lin Barnhardt, The Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC. 
“Thrown Together”, Pottery Sale and Exhibition, guest artist, Dade St. Charlotte, NC. 
“Table Manners”, Lark and Key Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 
“Midwest Clay Project Gallery Night”, Midwest Clay Project, Madison, WI
“MOMS Show” Turman Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT. 
“Porcelain,” Mudfire Clayworks & Gallery, invitational, Decatur, GA. 
“Cousins in Clay”, Johnston Gentithes Art Pottery, Sale and Exhibition, guest artist, Seagrove, NC. 
“Of This Century: Residents, Fellows and Select Guest Artists of The Clay Studio, 2000-2010.” NECEA 2010 The Clay Studio, PA. 
“Celebrating Ten Years 2000-2010”, NCECA, MT Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ. 
“Off the Wheel: A showcase of Slab-built pots for the table and home”, curator and invitation by Cheyenne Chapman Rudolph, NCECA Philadelphia, PA
“La Mesa”, Santa Fe Clay NCECA Philadelphia, PA. 

2009
“For Real? Art of Deception”, featured artist in gallery shop, The Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC. 
“20 Below- 32 Above”, Rolland Dille Gallery, Minnesota State University Moorhead, MN. 
“Yunomi”, AKAR GALLERY, Iowa City, IA. 

2008
“Pot POURri: Pots that Pour”, Invitational, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY.

2007
“Gifted”, Holiday Invitational, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 
”Winterfest 2007”, Holiday Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. 
"2nd Annual National Invitational Show", Washington Street Gallery, Lewisburg, VA. 
“Table Tops Invitational”, LBIF, Loveladies, NJ
“Grand Opening”, Ashlyn’s Boutique, Concord, NC. 
“La Mesa (The Table)”, NCECA hosted by Santa Fe Clay, Louisville, KY
“Artist of the Month”, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN. 
“Yunomi”, AKAR GALLERY, Iowa City, IA. 
“Flower Power: Vessels of Containment”, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
“The New Aesthetics of Ceramics”, Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington University, Huntington, IA. 
“37th Annual Ceramics Exhibition”, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 
Cups Coming Together, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY. 

2006
Claybash, Invitational, Galley 31 North, Lebanon, NJ. 
Annual Holiday Exhibition, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, Il. 
Artist Invitation, AKAR GALLERY, Iowa City, IA. 
“Tea”, University of Miami, Myrna & Sheldon Gallery, Coral Gables, FL. 
“Extravagance of Salt and Pepper: Containers/Shakers/ Concepts”, Invitation by Gail Brown, Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD. 
“Inspired Utility: Exceptional Ceramic Vessels”, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA. 
“Westchester Art Workshop Ceramics Invitational”, Invitation by Harriet Ross, Westchester Community College, White Plains, NY. 
“Bowls”, Invitational curated by John Glick and Anthony Schaller, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio and Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN. 
“Tactile Appeal” , NCECA, Woolley at Wonder Gallery, Portland OR
“La Mesa (The Table)”, NCECA hosted by Santa Fe Clay, Portland, OR

2005
“The Art of Fine Craft, University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE. 
“Feast”, Harvey/ Meadows Gallery, Aspen CO. 
“Mastery Exhibition,” Fourteenth Annual Auction, The Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 
“Cups, Cups, Cups”, Santa Fe Clay, Invitational Santa Fe, N.M. 
“Contemporary Functional Ceramic: Transcending Utilitarian Concerns. ”, Invitational by Charlie Cummings, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN. 
“Cup”, University of Miami, Myrna & Sheldon Gallery, Coral Gables, FL. 
SOLO “Recent Work”, MT Burton Gallery, Surf City NJ. 
The Social Life of Pouring Pots” Invitational, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
“Bonefolder and Brush/Paper and Pulp”- Instructor Exhibit, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC. 
“Culturing Surfaces”, Invitational by Tina Gebhart, NCECA- Homewood House Museum, Baltimore, MD. 
Art-Stream Baltimore, MD, NCECA 2005. 
“Mid-Atlantic Potters”. NCECA 2005, Invitational by Matt Burton, Whitehall Gallery, Annapolis, MD. 
“The Clay Studio: Thirty Years ”, NCECA 2005, School 33, Baltimore, MD. 
American Craft Council Baltimore Craft Fair, Wholesale and Retail, Baltimore, MD. 

2004
Holiday Sales: Northern Clay Center, Philadelphia Clay Studio, and Perkins Center for the Arts, Chester Springs Studio, and M.T. Burton Gallery, Phoenix Village Art Center. 
“Carl’s Coffee Klatsch”, Cervini Haas Gallery - Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ. 
“Functional Ceramics”, Cervini Haas Gallery Gallery Materia, Scottsdale, AZ.
“One & Only Gifts made by hand”, Artspace, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI. 
“TCS 30th Anniversary Benefit Auction”, TCS, Philadelphia, PA. 
SOLO “Featured Shop Artist”, TCS, Philadelphia, PA. 
“30X5”, AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA. 
Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Chester Springs Studio, Yellow Springs, PA. 
“Thirteenth Annual Auction”, The Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 
“CUP”, The New Gallery University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. 
“Celebrate the Object”, Utilitarian Clay IV Invited Artists, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. 
“The Textured Pot” Featured Shop Artist, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 
“Duets!” Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, KY. 
“Service: An Unconventional Approach”, curator/ exhibitor, CSS Chester Springs, PA. 
“From the Garden: Forms, Images and Ideas”, NCC Minneapolis, MN. 
“Art for the Table”, ARTSTREAM, Texas Tour, April 2004. 
“Art for the Table”, ARTSTREAM Midwest Tour, March 2004. 
“Handle it”, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA. 

2003
Rowan University Faculty Exhibition, Westby Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ. 
“23rd Annual July 4th Exhibition, juror Hiroshi Sueyoshi, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC. 
“Eleventh Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”, Market House
Holiday Sales: Northern Clay Center, Philadelphia Clay Studio, and Perkins Center for the Arts, Chester Springs Studio, and M.T. Burton Gallery. 
“Winterfest 2003”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD. 
“Mastery ”, Auction Benefit, The Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 
“Collaborations”, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. 
Solo- “Tailored Texture”, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN. 
Utilitarian x 9, Merwin and Wakeley Galleries, Illinois Wesleyan Univ., Bloomington, IL. 
Clay Invitational, The Art Spirit Gallery, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. 
Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Chester Springs Studio, Yellow Springs, PA. 
Faculty and Staff Exhibition, The Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 
Archie Bray 2003 Auction, ABF, Helena, MT. 
“23rd Annual July 4th Exhibition, juror Hiroshi Sueyoshi, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC. 
Craft Center, juror Wayne Higby, Lancaster, PA. 
“Art-Stream Gallery”, NCECA 2003 San Diego, California. 
“Generations: Impending Lineage”, The Art and Industry Gallery, 2003 NCECA, San Diego, California. 
“Dinner is Served”, Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA.

2002

CUP: The Intimate Object, juror Dick Lehman, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Ft. Wayne, IN. 

"4 Potters", Eastern Kentucky University: Giles Gallery, invited by Julia Galloway, Richmond, KY. 

“Mastery in Clay: New Works”, Auction Benefit The Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 

“Exhibicion Internacional de Ceramica: Un Mundo de Barro”, Galaria de la Escuela de Artes Plasticas Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

“Philadelphia Clay Studio Residents Show”, Wheaton Village, NJ. 

“Chester Springs Faculty Exhibition”, Chester Springs Studio, PA. 

“Summer Residence Show”, Warehouse Gallery, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT. 

“Tenth Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”, juror Jack Troy, Lancaster, PA. 

“The Clay Studio, Associate and Resident Artists”, La Galeria de ArteUniversidad de Puerto Rico. 

SOLO “In the Niche”, TCS, Philadelphia, PA. 

“The MFA Gloryhole Collection: Selections from the Last Ten Years”, Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, NYSCC, Alfred University, NY.

2001
“Craft Forms 2001”, Juror, Michael W. Monroe. Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA. 
“Le Grand Buffet.” TCS. Philadelphia, PA. 
“Transitions”, TCS, (2nd Floor Gallery), Philadelphia, PA. 
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY. 
“2001: American Craft Odyssey Student Competition”, chosen by Alfred faculty to represent Alfred’s MFA program, James Renwick Alliance, Arlington, VA. 
“Porcelain 2001", juror Kent Swanson at Esmay Art Gallery, Rochester, NY.

2000
“MFA at Alfred”, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY. 
“Student Show” Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY. 
Whitewares Research Center Conference, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

1999
“19th Annual July 4th Exhibition, juror Leah Leitson, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC. 
“10th Annual California Clay Competition”, juror John Toki, The Artery, Davis, CA. 
“Emerging From the Bay”, Hiersoux Gallery, Berkeley, CA.

1998
“New Pots”, TRAX Gallery, Berkeley, CA. 
“Grand Opening Show”, Gwinnett Council for the Arts Gallery, Gwinnett, GA.

1997
“Eight on Haight”, Soft Touch Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

1995
“Senior Show”, Cary Street Gallery, Richmond, VA.


2015
Collectors Circle, Cabarrus Arts Council, Concord, NC.

2012
1 day Handbuilding Workshop at CPCC to Carolina Claymatters Potters Guild Charlotte, NC.

2010
3-Day Community College Art Symposium, Minnesota State University Moorhead, MN.

2009
Handbuilding Workshop, Clayworks Studio and Gallery, Charlotte, NC.

2007
2-Day Workshop, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

2006
2-Day Workshop, University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, Whitewater, WI.

2005
1-day Workshop, MT Burton Gallery, Surf City, NJ. 
“Cups- I hope you can Handle it”, Westchester Community College, White Plains, NY. 
Penland Spring Concentration, with Alleghany Meadows, Mike Connelly, Penland, NC.

2004
2 1-day Workshops, The Clay Arts Center, Port Chester, NY. 
Day Workshop, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL. 
2-Day Workshop, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH. 
Weekend Texture Workshop, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 
Handbuilding Workshop, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold MD. 

2003
Summer 5 day Handbuilding Workshop, Long Beach Island Foundation, Loveladies, NJ.

2002
Spring “Hands on Texture Workshop”, at Westchester Community College, White Plains, NY. 
Slide Lecture, Hudson River Pottery, Clay Arts Center, White Plains, NY. 
Slide Lecture, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ. 
Slide Lecture, Philadelphia Clay Studio, PA. 

2001
Summer Handbuilding Workshop, State University of New York, Alfred, NY. 
Weekend Handbuilding Workshop, Perkins Center For the Arts, Moorestown, NJ. 

2000
Summer Raku Workshops, Camp Oneata, All Girls Camp, Oneata, NY. 

workshops