Education

2009-2012                     Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, MFA

2008-2009                     University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, Post Baccalaureate

2000-2005                     University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, BFA

Solo Exhibitions

2017                               Flextime, 3S ArtSpace, Curated by UNH Museum of Art, Portsmouth, NH

                                               Structure & Growth, Nature Lab, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI      

2015                                    Reimagined Structure, Arch Contemporary Ceramics, Tiverton, RI

2014                                    Connections, Peeler Art Center, De Pauw University, Green Castle, IN

                                               David Katz: Recent Works, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

                                               Visiting Artist: David Katz, Spacelab Gallery, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

2013                                    Every Which Way, Glassel Studio School, MFA Houston, Houston, TX       

2012                                    Systemic Expansion, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

                                               Mediated Landscape, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2011                                    Boundaries, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018                                 Found Again, Manchester Craftsmen Guild, Pittsburgh, PA

                                               Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, Providence, RI

                                               Faculty Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum, Providence, RI

2016                                    Prime Ceramics, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

                                               Materiality, Methodology, Metamorphosis, Studios Inc, Kansas City, MO

                                               From Here to There, Marietta Building, Kansas City, MO

                                               Ceramic Selections from 25 Years of Arrowmont Artist-in-Residence Program,

                                               Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, MO

2015                                    The Uncommon Object, University Gallery, UMass Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

                                               State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries, Fuller Museum of Craft, Brockton, MA

                                               Constructed, Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR

                                               RISD Faculty Biennial, Museum of Art, RISD, Providence, RI

2014                                     State of Clay, Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, Lexington, MA

                                        Reclaimed: Installation, Performance & Site-Specific Works, One Wall Gallery,   

                                               online platform: onewallgallery.com      

                                               20th San Angelo Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

                                               Small Favors IX, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2013                                    NCECA Projects Space, Houston Convention Center, Houston, TX

                                               Connections & Directions, Art League Houston, Houston, TX

                                               Annual AIR Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                                               Resident Exchange, Appalachian Center for Craft, Cookeville, TN

2012                                    Across the Divide, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

                                               The American Dream, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

                                               Small Favors VII, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2011                                    Keramic-Biennale 2011, Varazdin, Croatia

                                               Land + Scape, Schacht Gallery, Saratoga Clay Art Center, Schuylerville, NY

                                               Inside-Out, Internationale Keramik-Biennale 2011, Kapfenberg, Austria

                                               Experimental Escapades, The Fuller Project, Bloomington, IN

                                               Imagined Communities, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

                                               International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Cifrapalota, Kecskemét, Hungary

                                               Fernisering: Inhabitation, 68 Square Meter Art Space, Copenhagen, Denmark

                                               Small Favors VI, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

2010                                    Staff Exhibition, Haystack Mountain, Deer Isle, ME

                                               Under The Influence: CAD/CAM Production, The Fuller Project, Bloomington, IN

2009                                    5th World Ceramics Bienalle Korea, World Ceramics Center, Icheon, Korea

2008                                    Made in Clay, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

Teaching Experience

2017-2018                        Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

                                                         Crafting Community – collaborative class with Interior Architecture and Art History in Fez, Morocco

                                                         Object as Idea in Clay

                                                         Ceramic Sculpture

                                                         Ceramic Material Science

                                                         Advanced Projects

                                                         Acequias – collaborative class with Landscape Architecture including a trip to NM

                                                         Introduction to Ceramics for Industrial Design Majors

2016-2017                        Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

                                                         Object as Idea in Clay

                                                         Ceramics Sculpture

                                                         Ceramic Material Science

                                                         Introduction to Ceramics for Design Majors

                                               Adjunct Faculty, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI

                                                         Two-Dimensional Design

                                               Adjunct Faculty, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

                                                         Senior Seminar: Professional Practices

2015-2016                        Assistant Professor of Ceramics, Interim Department Head & Graduate Program Director of Ceramics,

                                               Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

                                                         Object as Idea in Clay

                                                         Ceramic Sculpture

                                                         Advanced Pottery & Production

                                                         Clay in Context – Co-Taught with Architecture Department Faculty

                                                         Introduction to Ceramics for Design Majors

2014-2015                        Visiting Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

                                                         Introduction to Ceramics for Design Majors

                                                         Object as Idea in Clay

                                               Instructor of Record, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

                                                         Upending Clay: Non –Traditional Methods

                                                         Clay Formulation

                                                         Glaze Chemistry

                                                         Kiln as a Tool

                                                         The Language of Material and Process through Analog/Digital Investigation

2013-2015                    Ceramic Technician, Bennington College, North Bennington, VT

                                                         Responsible for mentoring students, maintaining facilities and equipment, support classes, & firing all kilns

2010-12                             Associate Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

                                                         Ceramics I

                                                         Intro to Studio Arts

Professional Activities

2017                                    Presenter, Earth, Itself Conference, Brown University, Providence, RI

                                               Visiting Artist, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

2016                                    Artist Lecture, Ceramics Research Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2015                                    Commission, 8 Large Scale Sculptures, Pao Huei Tower, Taichung City, Taiwan 

                                               Outside Expert. Senior Thesis Committee, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

2014                                    Visiting Artist, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

                                               Commission, Large Scale Turkish Vessel Installation, Raffles Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey

                                               Commission, Wall Mounted Sculpture, Pao Huei Tower, Taichung City, Taiwan 

2013                                    Commission, 7 Sculptures, Raffles Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey      

                                               Instructor, Beginning & Intermediate Ceramics, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY                                   

                                               Visiting Artist, School of the Museum of Fine Art Boston, Boston, MA

                                               Visiting Artist, Appalachian Center for Craft, Cookeville, TN

                                               Visiting Artist, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA.

                                               Presenter/Organizer, Life in the Arts – Residency Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2012                                     Installation Workshop, Glassel Studio School, MFA Houston, Houston, TX

                                               Visiting Artist Lecture, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

                                               Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

                                               Lecture: Landscape of Intervention, Landscape, Space, and Place Conference, Bloomington, IN

2011                                     Artist Lecture, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN

2010                                     Studio Assistant, Chris Gustin Ceramics, Dartmouth, MA

                                               Visiting Artist, Heron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

                                               Teaching Assistant, Haystack Mountain, Deer Isle, ME

2009-2010                          Graduate Assistant, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2007-2008                          Ceramic Instructor, Hand Building, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

Residencies

 

2016                               Arizona State University Museum International Residency Program, Tempe, AZ

2014                               Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

2012-2013                     Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2011                               Guldagergaard, International Ceramic Research Center, Skaelskor, Denmark

2006-2008                     Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY

Awards & Scholarships

2017                               RISCA Fellowship in 3-Dimensional Arts, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, RI 

                                        Academic Enrichment & Kyobo Fund Grant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2014                               Best In Show, State of Clay, Lexington Arts & Crafts Society, Lexington, MA,

                                               Merit Award, 20th San Angelo Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX, Juror: Leopold Foulem

2012                               Best In Show, Across the Divide, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2009                               Honorable Mention, World Ceramics Bienalle Korea, Icheon, Korea

 

Selected Publications & Acknowledgements

 

2017                                    A Clay Date With Found Objects, Take Magazine, Poornima Apte

                                               Katz’s Push-Pull: The Reality of Impermanence, Artscope Magazine, Linda Chestney

2015                               Biomorphic Clay Installations By David Katz, CFile.org, Justin Crowe

                                               Conference|NCECA: The Ceramic Clan Gathers in Providence, CFile.org, Justin Crowe

                                               Faculty Biennial opens at RISD Museum: A look at three artists, Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclen

2014                                    Reclaimed: Installation, Performance & Site-Specific Works, One-Wall-Gallery & ArtAxis.org

2013                                    A Walk Through Art League’s Four-Part Ceramics Shows, HoustonPress.com, Meredith Deliso