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David Stabley

1582 G. Wagner Rd Muncy, PA 17756

570-594-6245 (cell)          




M.F.A  1984    Ceramics      University of Nebraska/Lincoln   Lincoln,NE

B.F.A    1981  Studio Art    University of Nebraska/Lincoln   Lincoln,NE

B.A       1980   Studio Art    Millersville University          Lancaster,PA


Professional Experience


2011-2022  Pennsylvania College of Technology. Full time Instructor. Ceramics, Wood Sculpture



2009    Pennsylvania College of Technology.  Adjunct Professor. Wood sculpture

           Nordonia High School. Macedonia, Ohio.  2 Day workshop


2008   Spring-Ford High School, PA   visiting artist for 2 day workshop and slide talk

                                                                Collaborative 15 panel wall composition.


2007   North Burlinton School District. PA  Visiting artist. 2 day workshop/Slide talk

Taught teachers and students


2004   Whitemarsh Art Center. PA                      Visiting artist. 2 day workshop/Slide talk


2003   South Williamsport High School.PA           Visiting artist. 3 Day workshop/Slide talk


2001   Art New England. Bennington College,VT     Visiting Artist.1 week workshop.


2000   Art New England. Bennington College, VT    Visiting Artist. 1 week workshop.


1999   York Suburban School District. PA              Visiting artist.  2 day workshop/slide talk

            East Stroudsburg University.  PA                  Visiting artist 2 day workshop/Slide talk

            Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts TN          Visiting artist. 1 week workshop/Slide talk


1998    Hand Workshop.  VA   Visiting artist  2 day workshop and slide talk


1997    Art New England. Bennington College, VT    Visiting artist. 1 week workshop.

            West Michigan Potters Guild. MI                    Visiting artist.  3 day workshop


1994    American Art Clay Company. IN                 Visiting artist 3 day workshop/slide talk

Owner and instructor at Creative Clayworks and More Studio. Danville,PA

Professional Experience Continued…



1987          Keystone Junior College. PA         Visiting artist workshop

                    Joyce Peter Gallery                       2 Day workshop and gallery talk

1985          University of Nebraska/Lincoln. NE         2 Day workshop


1983           Doane College. NE. 2 Day Workshop                                                                                                                                                                  


1981-1984    Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of Nebraska/Lincoln.  Instructor of record.


1978-1980    Franklin and Marshall College. PA    Ceramics instructor for Craft Center


1977-1980   Millersville University. PA         Ceramic Lab assistant.(full studio responsibilities)


1980          Manheim Township School District. PA.    1 Day workshop


1977          Pequea Valley School District. PA.    1 Day workshop





Related Professional Experience

2020              Outdoor Mosaic. Factory Works, Pajama factory. Williamsport, PA

2019             Outdoor Mosaic commission. Public Art Williamsport, PA

2017            Mosaic for Penn College. Indoor mosaic. Williamsport, PA


2015            Mosaic for Penn College, Large outdoor wall mosaic. Williamsport, PA


2014            Mosaic for Penn College, Large outdoor wall mosaic. Williamsport, PA


2013            Designed and worked on mosaic sauna. Bloomsburg, PA


2006             Concrete Sculpture Workshop. PA. Granicrete International


1990/1993   American Craft Council. NY.   Ceramics juror for all shows.


1983            Ceramic Kiln Building.  Design and construction of stoneware, wood   fired, salt and raku kilns.


1982            Nebraska State Historical Society.  Wall mural construction under Yankee Hill Brick Company.









Grants/Fellowships (Awards and Honors)


2010          Mount Gretna Art Show,  $200 Best in Clay Award.


2002          Philadelphia Furnishings Exhibition. PA   Hot materials award.


           1999          Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.     $5000 Merit Award

           1996            Monarch National Ceramic Competition. AL 


1994/             1996           Niche Award Finalist. PA  The Rosen Group.


          1989           Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.     $3000 Grant


          1984           Vreeland Award for Creative Excellence. University of  Nebraska/Lincoln


          1985           Promenade Art Show. NY.    1st Place sculpture award.


          1982           Summer Arts IX Regional Exhibit. SD  Jurors Award

                             ANAC Competition. NE   Purchase Award


          1981            National Cone Box Show. IN Purchase Award



Exhibition Record (* solo shows marked by asterisk)


2018    Two Person Show. Gallery 425 Williamsport, PA


2017    National Group Show. “Books Undone” PA College o Technology Williamsport, PA


2016    Two Person Show at Station Gallery   Lock Haven, PA

           Two Person Show at Artspace Gallery   Bloomsburg, PA

           Group Show at Artspace Gallery    Bloomsburg, PA


2015    Group Show at Artspace Gallery    Bloomsburg, PA


2014    Group Show – “100 Works” at The Gallery at Penn College  Williamsport, PA

            Group Show at Artspace Gallery     Bloomsburg, PA

            Two Person Show at Artspace Gallery  Bloomsburg, PA


2013    Susquehanna River Artist Group Show  Bloomsburg, Pa

            Susquehanna River Artist Group Show   Williamsport, PA


2012           Red Raven Art Gallery, Lancaster, PA Two person show

                    Artspace Gallery, Bloomsburg, PA. Two person show



2010            Butternut Gallery. Montrose, PA  Group Show

                    Mount Gretna Art Show. Juried Show. Mt Gretna, PA

                    Artspace Gallery. Bloomsburg, PA, 2 Person Show

                    VanGO. Harrisburg, PA Museum on Wheels.  Susquehanna Art Museum

                    Buyers Market of American Crafts. Philadelphia, PA


2009              Langman Gallery. Willow Grove, PA

                      Longs Park Art Show, Lancaster, PA

                      American Craft Council. Baltimore Wintermarket, Baltimore, MD

                      Waverly Art Show. Waverly, PA


2008             Wave Gallery, New Haven,CT.  “ A Starry Night”

                     Ann Arbor Street Art Fair.   Ann Arbor, MI

                     The Washington Craft Show.   Washington DC. Convention Center

                     American Craft Council Baltimore Wintermarket. Baltimore, MD


2006            Baltimore Clay Works.Baltimore,MD “Alterior Motives”  Invitational Exhibition

                    West Palm Beach Fine Craft Show. West Palm Beach, FL.


2005          * Langman Gallery.Willow Grove,PA


2004            Serendipity Gallery. La Conner,WA

                   *Good Goods. Saugatuck,MI

                    Langman Gallery. Willow Grove,PA. T-Pot Show


2003             Mary Lou Zeek Gallery. Salem,OR. Group Show


2002           *Creations Gallery Hockessen,DE

                    Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore,NC  T-Pot Show


2001             Hass Gallery. Bloomsburg University,PA

                     Gallery Alexander. La Jolla, CA. Invitation group show

                     Del Mano Gallery. Los Angeles,CA   2 person show


2000            * Lancaster Museum of Art. Lancaster, PA  Main Line Art Center.

                      Lycoming College. Williamsport,PA. 2 person show

                      Del Mano Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. “Hot Tea

1999               Baltimore Clay Works. Baltimore,MD “High Style/Low Fire”

                     *Mackerel Sky Gallery. East Lansing,MI.

                      Del Mano Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. “Hot Tea”

                      East Strousburg University. East Strousburg,PA  2 person show

         1998          Langman Gallery. Willow grove,PA    Holiday show

                       Adironte Gallery. New Orleans,LA    T-Pot Show


      1997          Gallery Alexandria. La Jolla,CA   T-Pot Show

                        River Run Gallery. Ketchum,ID    Group Show

                        Langman Gallery. Willow Grove,PA  Group Show

                        Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Show. Philadelphia,PA


      1996           Lil Street Gallery. Cicago,IL  “Hand in Hand”  Group Show

                        Sylvia Ullman Gallery. Cleveland,OH  “Sticks and Stones” Group Show

                        James Renwick Gallery. Smithsonian Institution. Washington DC.T-Pot show

                        Monarch National Ceramic Competition Florence,AL

                        Off The Wall Gallery. Sante Fe,NM   T-Pot Show

                        Del Mano Gallery. Los Angeles,CA   T-Pot Show


      1995        *ZYZYX Gallery. Bethesda,MD One person Show

                      *Boulder Artist Gallery. Boulder,CO  One Person Show

                       Langman Gallery, Willow Grove,PA.  Group Show

                      Helander Gallery, SOFA. Miami,FL      Group Show

                      Off The Wall Gallery. Sante Fe,NM       T-Pot Show


      1994        Margo Jacobsen Gallery. Portland,OR  National T-Pot Show

                      Nan Miller Gallery. Philadelphia,PA  “The Philadelphia Art Show”

                      Smithsonian Institution. Washington,DC. “The Washington Craft Show”


      1993        Art Options Gallery. Santa Monica,CA.  Group Show

                      Perspectives Gallery. Minneapolis,MN   2 Person Show

                      Moria James Gallery. Henderson,NV    2 Person Show


      1992         Kohler Art Center. Sheboygan,WI         Group Show

                       Masterworks Gallery. Highland Park,IL   “Contemporary Clay”


      1991         Community Art Gallery, Lancaster,PA      Group Show

                 Lee Slar Gallery. Morristown,NJ       “Fantastic Images”


1990          Janice Rudy Gallery. Houston,TX       Group Show

                  Incorporated Gallery, New York,NY    Group Show


1989          Crain Wolov Gallery. Tulsa,OK          Group Show


1988        *Everson Museum of Art. Syracuse,NY    One person show

                *Joyce Petter Gallery. Saugatuck,MI          One person show

               *Riley Hawk Gallery. Columbus Ohio       One person show

                Lee Slar Gallery. Morristown,NJ              Group Show



1887                 Del Mano Gallery. Los Angeles,CA            Group Show

                         G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery.  Baltimore, MD    Group Show

                         Lee Slar Gallery. Morristown, NJ                  Group Show


1986                 The Artisan Gallery.  Great Neck,NY           Group Show

                         Whichcraft Gallery. South Orange,NJ           Group Show

                         G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery.  Baltimore, MD    Group Show


 1984                 Millersville University Art Gallery. Lancaster,PA  Alumni Exhibition

                       *Sheldon Memorial Gallery. Lincoln,NE  MFA Thesis Exhibition.

                         Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha,NE   18th Joslyn Biennial


 1983                Elder Gallery. Lincoln,NE    “Bridges” Ten State Juried Show

                        Sioux City Art Center. Sioux City, Iowa  Soiux City Fall Biennial

                        Syracuse University Gallery. Syracuse, NY   Invitational Drawing Show

                        Weslyan Art Museum. Lincoln,NE    ANAC Competitive

                        Warren Lee Art Center. Vermillion,SD    Summer Arts X Art Exhibition

                         Environmental Design and Research Association. Lincoln,NE  Group Show


             1982                Elder Gallery. Lincoln,NE   “Fred Wells 7” Ten State Juried Show



            1981                 Purdue University Gallery. West Lafayette, IN  1981 National Cone Box Show


             1980                Lebanon Valley Museum of Art. Harrisburg,PA   Art Exhibition


             1985- 2010      Professional Ceramic Artist. Sold my work to over 75 galleries in the USA,

                         Canada and Europe




Ceramics Art Monthly.  Korean Magazine. Article April 2004 Pgs 66-68


Ceramics Monthly Magazine. Article “Married to Clay (and each other)” written by Deb Fleck-  Stabley    December 2003 pgs 44-48


 American Art Clay Company Catalogs. Cited Works  2008,2001


Making Ceramic Sculpture. By Raul Acero Lark Books 2001  Work cited Pg31 and 119


 Arts and Activities Magazine. Article “Developing images on Clay by Harriet Gamble December 1999 pgs39-41

Surface Decoration for Low Fire Ceramics. By Lynn Peters Lark Books 1999 work cited

Pg 130


The Ceramic Design Book  By Val M. Cushing  Lark Books 1998  Work cited Pg 157


American Art Collector. Juried Competition of New Work. Alcove Books Vol.! Book 3

Work cited  pg 88


The Best of Pottery Volume 2  byAngelena Fina and Christopher Gustin  Quarry Books 1998  Work cited pg33


The Best of New Ceramic Art. Featured winners of the Monarch National Ceramic Competition.  Hand Books, Inc 1997 pgs 60 and 67


Handbuilt Ceramics by Kathy Triplett   Lark Books. 1997` Work cited pgs 10 and 139


Arts and Activities Magazine.Article “Surface, Shape and Texture an interview with David Stabley” February 1993. pgs 26-2





Professional Service

Penn College Gallery Committee Member 2015 – Current. Williamsport PA


Factoryworks. Board member 2015 – Current    Pajama Factory Williamsport, PA


Soup and Bowls. Pa. Food cupboard fundraiser. Williamsport, PA


“Empty Bowls”  Helped with making and firing bowls for Bloomsburg area food cupboard


Founding member of Artspace Gallery,  a cooperative Gallery. Bloomsburg, PA


Helper for 16 site Artist Studio Tour in Greater Bloomsburg/Danville Pa 2004-2006


Danville Community Center  Danville, PA served on the board for 2 years 1995-1996


Columbia/Montour Arts Council.  PA Served on the board for 2 years

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