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Date and Place of Birth:
October 8, 1951; Pittsburg, Kansas
1973: B.F.A. from Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR.

Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX
Hand Artes Gallery, Truchas, NM

Raised, Assembled, Constructed: Texas Artists and Ceramic sculpture," The Gallery at U.T.A., 1997
The Best of Pottery, Rockport Publishers, 1996
"Independent Makers," Ceramics Monthly, September 1996
Ceramics, Art, and Perception, September 1994, Vol. 17.
"Clay Baskets and Electric Smoke Firing," Ceramics Monthly, Sept. 1990.
The Basketmaker's Art, Contemporary Baskets and Their Makers, Lark Books, 1986.
"Gallery," American Crafts, April/May 1985.
Gallery," American Crafts, Aug/Sept 1982.

American Airlines, Austin, Texas
Agency of Czech Design, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State University Museum, Jonesboro, Arkansas
First City Bank, Austin, Texas
Sprint Services: Austin, Texas; Independence, Missouri; Charlotte, North Carolina; Sacramento, California; and Baltimore, Maryland
Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX
The Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio


"Shake it Baby!", curators Bryan Hopkins and Lisa Orr. Baltimore Clay Works, Baltimore, MD.
"Art of the Cup: Functional Comfort", Invitational, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA.
"Stoked in Texas, Seventeen Firing with Wood", Ceramic Invitational exhibition curated by Gary Hatcher and Shane Tidmore. Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler, travelling to Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX, in conjunction with the N.C.E.C.A. conference.
"Art of the Pot Invites", Ceramic Invitational exhibition and symposium at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, San Angelo, TX featuring founders of Art of the Pot and their invited guests to celebrate 10 years of the annual Austin pottery weekend tours and lectures.

"Coming Together in Clay", Ceramic Invitational exhibition and symposium at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Art featuring Marian Haigh, Harris Dellar and Ed and Cornillia Gates. San Angelo, TX.
Founding Member of Art of the Pot. A Invitational studio pottery tour in Austin, Tx since 2004. A nationally recognized venue to showcase and celebrate the art of functional pottery.

"Body in Pots", Invitational, Red Star Studios, Kansas City Missouri, curator Nick Joerling
"Critters! Animals in Art", Invitational, Shelburne Art Center, Shelburne, VT
"An Ark of Animals Reimagined", Invitational, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI. Juror: Tara Robinson
"Twenty-Five Years of Collecting" Martin Museum and University Gallery, Baylor University, Waco,TX
Lecture: "Recent Works" at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Austin, TX
"Flet", Invitational, group exhibition of weaving and fiber techniques in all craft medium, Tonder Museum, Denmark.
"Four Women and a Wood Kiln", Invitational, Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME.

"Raised, Assembled, Constructed: Texas Artists and Ceramic Sculpture", Invitational, in conjunction with the N.C.E.C.A. conference in Fort Worth, TX. The Gallery at U. T. at Arlington. Curator: Nicholas W. Wood. Catalogue.

"1997 International Exhibition of Design," invitational, International Gallery of Ceramic Works, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.
"From the Ground Up" part two "Contemporary Clay in Texas," invitational, Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX. Curator: Jean Graham.
"Independent Makers: Recent Work by 10 Ceramic Artists," Seigfred Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH Curator: Chuck McWeeny. Catalog.
"Spirit Vessels," invitational, The Hand & The Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ. Part of a series of ten exhibitions nationwide to honor the 10th anniversary of The Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Maine.

"Exploring Along the Outer Edges," invitational, international exhibition and symposium, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Curator: Jane Sauer.
"The New Basket," 36 contemporary basket artists collected by Sanford and Diane Besser, Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR.
The Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Edgecomb, ME. Two-week residency.

"Earthen Vessel, Celestial Journey," three-person exhibition, University Gallery, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center, Baylor University, Waco, TX. Curator: Paul McCoy.
"Teapots/Teacups," The Farrell Collection, Washington, DC
"They Came by Boat," Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, New York, NY. Curators: Paul Bridgewater and Laura Kruger.

"New Works: Ceramic Vessels," one-person exhibition, Arkansas State University Museum, Jonesboro, AR.
"Marian Haigh: Review," one-person exhibition, Popularis, San Antonio, TX.
"Basket Weave '90," The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH. Touring exhibition with catalog.
"Insight: Basketry for the '90's," Clay and Fiber Gallery, Taos, NM. Curator: Michael Bailot.
"Baskets and Beyond," invitational, California Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA.

"Marian Haigh: Ceramic Basket Forms", two-person show at R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, TX.
"Art Form Is a Basket," invitational, Albertson-Peterson Gallery, Winter Park, FL.
"New Art Forms," Navy Pier, Chicago, represented by Barbara Okun Fine Arts.
"Basketry '88/Evolution Into Sculpture," Wita Gardiner Gallery, San Diego, CA.
"Basket Weave." "Best in Show" award, The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH. Jurors: Jane Sauer and Rachel Nash Law.
"Focus: American Basketry," Katie Gingrass Galleries, Milwaukee, WI, and Santa Fe, NM.
"The Art of Contemporary Baskets 1988," invitational, Artworks Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Completed a three week residency at Art Park, Lewiston, NY Built a circular, 7 ft. diameter wall collage from wood, handmade clay tiles, found objects of plastic, shell and metal.
"Texas Crafts" Slide lecture presented to graduate students and faculty in ceramics at the Royal College of Art, London, England, and the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam
"The New Basket: A Vessel for the Future," invitational multimedia basket show with catalog. Toured for two years. Brainerd Art Gallery, State University College, Potsdam, NY
"Other Baskets," national juried competition of multimedia baskets including clay, glass, fiber and metal, Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO. Participated in a panel discussion, "The New Basket: A Cultural Transformation." Juror: Nancy Newmann Press; Moderator:Rose Slivka.