EDUCATION

California College of Arts and Crafts
Oakland, CA, 1996 – 1999, Ceramic Emphasis

Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL, June 1975, B.A., Art with Concentration in Ceramics

EXHIBITIONS

Resident Artist - Studio Two Zero Two, Walla Walla, WA, April 2013 - Present

Small Work Show - Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR, August 2017

Small Works Show - Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, November - January 2017

Featured Artist - Wenaha Gallery, Dayton, WA, July - August 2016

Penny Michel Backroom Show - Eutectic Gallery, Portland, OR, January 2016

Solutionaries - Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, March - April 2015,

Art Squared - ArtWalla, Walla Walla, WA, September 2014 and September 2013

Slip Slab Coil Pinch Press Throw - Eutectic Gallery, Portland, OR, November -December 2013

Juried Show 2013 - Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, August – October 2013

 

Kiln Angels and Devils - International Ceramic Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary, June 2012

 

Spirit of the Man - Paradise Ridge Winery, Santa Rosa, CA, May 2012

 

Penny Michel and Mike Tinney - Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, August – October 2011

 

Penny Michel Sculpture, Permanent Exhibit - Corliss Winery, Walla Walla, WA, 2010 - Present

 

Arise - Petaluma Arts Center - Petaluma, CA, September - October, 2008

Thirty Ceramic Sculptors - John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA, April - June 2008

CIVIC ART WALK Sculpture Program - City of Santa Rosa - City Hall, Santa Rosa, CA, August 2007 - August 2010

ACCI Gallery - ACCI National Fine Craft Exhibition - Berkeley, CA, July 13 - August 18, 2007

Art Garden, Featuring the work of Penny Michel - Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma CA, April - July 2007

Penny Michel and Harley - Hammerfriar Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, March - April  2006

The Family of Clay: CCA, Ceramics 1950 – 2005 - California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA, January - February, 2006

Spectrum Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit - Paradise Ridge Winery Sculpture Exhibit, Santa Rosa, CA, 2005

Convolution, Solo Exhibit - Labyrinth Gallery - Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, CA, 2004 - 2005

Ceramics Today A Survey, Bay Area and Beyond - A New Leaf Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2000

GALLERIES

Studio Two Zero Two, Walla Walla, WA 2014 - Present, Resident Artist

Eutectic Gallery, Portland, OR, 2013 - Present

Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR, 2013 - Present

Hammerfriar Gallery
Healdsburg, CA, 2006 - Present

Quicksilver Gallery
Forestville, CA, 2004 - 2009

A New Leaf Gallery
Sonoma, CA, 2000 - 2009

Virginia Breier Gallery
San Francisco, CA, 1999 - 2006

Lill Street Gallery
Chicago, IL, 1990 - 1995
Studio Member- Participated in various group exhibits and shows

COLLECTIONS

Lorna Meyer Collection, San Francisco, CA 2010

Kryste Seryozha Collection, Sea Ranch, CA 2009

Judy and Al Voight Sculpture Collection, Geyserville, CA, 2006

Rene di Rosa Collection, The di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA, 2005

The Louise Newquist Collection, Napa, CA, 2004

NEWS PAPER ARTICLES and PUBLICATIONS

Ancient Art in Good Hands of Modern Day Walla Walla Clay Sculptor, Walla Walla Union Bulletin, July 21, 2016

Ceramics Today by Jeffrey B. Snyder, 2012, Shiffer LTD

Artmakers: New Wonders of the Ancient World by Carline Ponti, Walla Walla Lifestyles, March 2011

Sculpture Beckons the Curious to Mesopotamian-inspired Labyrinth by Miriam Silver, The Press Democrat, Santa Rosa CA, 2004

RESIDENCIES

Center for Ceramics of Berlin: Berlin, Germany, September - October 2018

International Ceramic Studio:  Kecskemet, Hungary, May 2012