RESUME

Frank Gaydos

510 Gerritt St.

Philadelphia, Pa. 19147

EDUCATION

1974 BS Art Education Edinboro Univeraity, Pa.

EMPLOYMENT

1974 – 2013         Art Department Community College of Philadelphia.

2013-Present       Retired

EXHIBITIONS

2018

“Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters”

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences.

Loveladies, NJ

National, Juried Show

"LOOKING FORWARD"

DAVINCI ART ALLIANCE

Philadelphia, Pa.

Members show

"NEW NOW: InLiquids Newest Members"

InLiquid Art + Design

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Members show

2017

“Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters”

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences.

Loveladies, NJ

National, Juried Show

“Art + Science: Glaze Focus”

The Clay Studio

Philadelphia, Pa.

Invitational

"17th annual Silent Auction & Benefit"

InLiquid Art + Design

Philadelphia, Pa. 

Invitational 

“ 25th Strictly Functional Pottery National”

Market House Craft Center

Lancaster, Pa.

National, Juried Show

2011

“Plate It Up!”

100 Artists fund raiser.

Mary Lou Zeek Gallery

Ceramics Invitational

Salem Or.

2010

“Abstract Clay: Form and Surface”

Philadelphia, Pa.

NCECA, Juried Show

“30 Years of Clay: Community College of Philadelphia”

2008

“16th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”

Lancaster, Pa.

National, Juried Show

1999

“Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival”

Westmoreland County Comm. College

Latrobe, Pa.

National, Juried Show

1998

“6th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”

Market House Craft Center

Ephrata, Pa.

National, Juried Show

“Functional Ceramics”

Wayne Center for the Arts

Wooster, Ohio

National, Invitational Show

1997

“USA Craft Today”

Silvermine Guild Arts Center

New Canaan, Ct.

National,Juried Show

“5th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National”

Market House Craft Center

Ephrata, Pa.

National, Juried Show

“Clay Today”

Main Line Art Center

Haverford, Pa. National, Juried Show

“Materials: Hard and Soft”

Greater Denton Arts Council

Denton, Texas

National, Juried Show

“Clay on the Wall”

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

National, Juried Show

1996

“Celebration of American Crafts”

Creative Arts Workshop

New Haven, Ct.

National, Juried Show

“Crossroads in Clay”

Middletown Fine Arts Center

Middletown, Ohio

National, Juried Show

AWARDS

Awards of Distinction

"Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival" Latrobe Pa.

"Crafts 15" Central Pennsylvania Festival of Arts

"Rhythm and Rhyme" Gallery Ten, Ill.

"Clay Today" Main Line Art Center, Pa.

Purchase Awards

"Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival" Latrobe, Pa.

"LaGrange National Biennial '96" LaGrange,Ga.

"Feats of Clay II", Lincoln, Ca.

"Vessels Aesthetic", Downey Museum of Art, Ca.

COLLECTIONS

William Green Federal Building, Philadelphia, Pa. (Public Corridor one, FBI floor)

LaserLink Comm.Inc.-Media, Pa.

Uniform Code Council-Princeton NJ.

Wilmington Port Authority-Wilmington, De.

Merrill Lynch-Jenkintown, Pa.

Wells Fargo-Wilmington, De.

Unisys Headquarters-Blue Bell, Pa.

LaMar Dodd Art Center-LaGrange, Ga.

NCO Financial-Blue Bell, Pa.

Philadelphia Energy Solutions-Philadelphia, Pa.

PUBLICATIONS

Ceramics Monthly, May 1990, P.34

Clay Times, March 1999, 'Gallery'

Clay and Glazes for the Potter, Text Book,

Third Edition, Daniel Rhodes/Robin Hopper, page 162.

"500 Plates, Platters and Chargers", Lark Books. 2008 page 61, 98

Two images of large platters.The Best of 500 Ceramics: Celebrating a Decade in Clay (500 Series)Hardcover– September 4, 2012, page 304

Lark Books, Ceramics For Beginners series, SURFACES GLAZES & FIRING, page 95 Gallery Section