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Academics . Ceramics . Faculty . William Brouillard

Ceramics

William Brouillard

William Brouillard

Title Professor
Department Ceramics
Phone 216.421.7353

Courses  Ceramics: Architectonic Clay + Ceramic Sculpture | Ceramics: Image, Pattern + Surface in Clay | Ceramics: Majolica, The Painted Pot | Ceramics: Multiples/Moldmaking | Ceramics: Raw Materials | Ceramics: Table for Two: Evolving Rituals of Food | Ceramics: The Potter's Wheel/Utility + Production

Nationality: American, born in Madison, Wisconsin

Education: BA, State University of Wisconsin, Stout, at Menomonie, WI.

Post Baccalaureate studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.

M.F.A., Ceramic Art, SUNY, at Alfred, NY

Professional Practice:

Studio Potter, Brouillard Studios, 2662 W. 14th St. Cleveland, OH 44113

Resident Craftsman at Penland School, Penland, NC, 1976-1978

Teaching:

Professor of Art, Ceramics, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, From 1980

Instructor, Ceramics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. 1978-1979

I began my work in clay, studying with John Perri at the State University of Wisconsin, at Menomonie, Wisconsin. After serving in the armed forces I returned to Wisconsin to study with Don Reitz at The university of Wisconsin, Madison. I completed a MFA at Alfred University in 1976 and traveled to North Carolina and was a resident craftsman at the Penland School. After several years as a studio potter I taught ceramics at ETSU for a year and then returned to Penland School where

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Nationality: American, born in Madison, Wisconsin

Education: BA, State University of Wisconsin, Stout, at Menomonie, WI.

Post Baccalaureate studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI.

M.F.A., Ceramic Art, SUNY, at Alfred, NY

Professional Practice:

Studio Potter, Brouillard Studios, 2662 W. 14th St. Cleveland, OH 44113

Resident Craftsman at Penland School, Penland, NC, 1976-1978

Teaching:

Professor of Art, Ceramics, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, From 1980

Instructor, Ceramics, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. 1978-1979

I began my work in clay, studying with John Perri at the State University of Wisconsin, at Menomonie, Wisconsin. After serving in the armed forces I returned to Wisconsin to study with Don Reitz at The university of Wisconsin, Madison. I completed a MFA at Alfred University in 1976 and traveled to North Carolina and was a resident craftsman at the Penland School. After several years as a studio potter I taught ceramics at ETSU for a year and then returned to Penland School where I worked and taught till 1980.

I currently live and work in Cleveland, Ohio. I have a studio in the old steel-making district and have taught ceramics at Cleveland Institute of Art with Judith Salomon for the last 34 years. I divide my week between teaching at the CIA and making pots and doing commission work in my Tremont studio.

Creative Work Fellowship Award from The Cleveland Public Arts Commission, 2010-2011

Cleveland Arts Prize, 2009

Individual Excellence Award, Ohio Arts Council Grant, March, 2007-Dec.2007

Schreckengost Award for Teaching, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2006

McKnight Grant. Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN 2003-2004

Best of 2001, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ceramics Monthly Magazine, purchase award, Apr. 2001

Ohio Designer Craftsmen, purchase award, Best of 92 exhibition, Columbus, OH. 1992

Excellence in Design Award Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Best of 92 Exhibition, 1992

American Craft Museum, Design Award, for Excellence in Design, in conjunction with the "Designed and Made for Use” Exhibition, at The American Craft Museum, NY 1986

Collections Represented By:

  • Hahn Loesser Collection, Cleveland/Akron
  • Richard Zellner, Cleveland, OH
  • Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Nara National Museum, Nara Japan
  • Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo , Japan
  • Tom Judy Collection, Washington DC
  • The Detroit Museum of Art [DIA], Detroit MI
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland OH
  • The Millard Collection, St Louis, MO
  • The Sinker Collection, Detroit, MI
  • The Vincent Lim Collection, Philadelphia, PA
  • The American Museum of Ceramic Arts Permanent collection, San Francisco, CA
  • The Pfannebecker Collection, Lancaster, PA
  • University of Southern Illinois
  • Ohio Designer Craftsman, Columbus, OH
  • Ceramics Monthly, Columbus, OH
  • The Cleveland Art Association, Cleveland, OH
  • Alfred University, Museum of Ceramics, Alfred, NY
  • The Crocker Museum, Sacramento,CA, Sidney Swidler Collection
  • The Charles Meyer Collection, Sandusky, OH
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Lerner Tower, Cleveland, OH
  • Kaiser Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
  • Dixon Long Collection, San Anselmo, CA
  • The Mark Basset Collection, Private collection, Cleveland, OH
  • The David and Louise Rossenfield Collection, Private collection, Dallas, TX www.Rosenfieldcollection.com

Degree MFA, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University; BA, State University of Wisconsin-Stout at Menomonie; State University of Wisconsin at Madison

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