CRYSTALLINE GLAZE & PORCELAIN POTTERY RESOURCE


SPIRAL


 STUDIO

Resume, William Melstrom

EDUCATION:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts with Highest Honors, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1993.
- Rice University, Houston, Texas, Architecture Major, 1975-1979.

AWARDS:
- Honorable Mention, "Super Bowls 2005," Vessel Gallery of Contemporary American Crafts, Huntingdon Valley, Pa. January, 2005.
- Selected as a Top 5 Artist, and as Postcard Artist, Artists Harvest, Austin Texas, October, 2000.
- People's Choice Award, Texas Clay Arts Association Member Show, April 2000.
- First Place, Tenth Annual San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts National Ceramics Competition, 1995.
- First Place, Merit Awards Scholarship Competition, The University of Texas at Austin, ceramics, 1994.
- Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society, University of Texas at Austin Chapter, inducted April 1993.
- Honorable Discharge and Good Conduct Award, United States Navy, February 1985.

COLLECTIONS:
- San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas.

PUBLICATIONS:
- Ceramics Monthly, June/July, 2006, "Lattice Structures."
- Pottery Production Practices, February, 2006, "Harnessing the Power of Air."
- Ceramics Monthly, June 2005, "Up Front."
- Gifts & Dec, October 1999, "Philly Craft Show Draws Buyers."
- Ceramics Monthly, March 1996, "Up Front."

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
- "Abenteuer Kristallglasur," Villeroy & Boch Ceramic Museum, Mettlach, Germany, Invitational International Crystalline Glaze Exhibition, March 6 to June 8, 2008.
- "Krystallos 2007," Bill Campbell's Stonewall Gallery, Cambridge Springs, PA, Invitational International Crystalline Glaze Exhibition, September 15 to October 14, 2007.
- "New Crystalline Glazes," St. Joseph Gallery, The Netherlands, Invitational International Crystalline Glaze Exhibition, April 22-June 3, 2006.
- "Lattice Structures," Invitational International All-Crystalline Event, Red Star Studios, Sept. 2-25, 2005.
- "Crystallines 2005," International Exhibit of Macro-Crystalline Glazes, Valluris, France, April 2 to May 8, 2005.
- "Porcelain 2001," Esmay Fine Art, Rochester, N.Y., February-March, 2001.
- "Attachments 2000," San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, April, 2000.
- "Attachments 1999," Austin Visual Artists Gallery, December, 1999.
- "The Sacred and the Profane," Alternate Current Artspace, Austin, Texas, March 14 - April 13, 1997.
- "The Fountain Show," Gallery Lombardi, Austin, Texas, December, 1996.
- "Intuition: The Direction in Craft," Artifacts Gallery, Daytona Beach, Florida, September - October 1994.
- "The Ubiquitous Bowl II," Vermont State Craft Center, Manchester, September - October 1994.