Chris Archer
CV

Christopher Archer
603.205.4441
chrisarcherartist@gmail.com 
carcher@nhia.edu 


Education

2008
Master of Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studio Arts
Maine College of Art ▪ Portland, Maine

1992
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics w/ K-12 Art Education Certification
SUNY Alfred, College of Ceramics, School of Art and Design ▪ Alfred, NY

1988 – 1990
Colgate University ▪ Hamilton, NY


Professional Experience
2014 -- present 
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH 
Director of Community Education

2013 -- present 
New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
MFA Faculty and MAAED Faculty

2003 -- present 
New Hampshire of Art Institute; Manchester, NH
BFA Faculty 

2003 -- present 
Archer Studio; Manchester, NH
Studio Artist

1998 -- present 
New Hampshire of Art Institute; Manchester, NH
Ceramics Continuing Education Faculty

1994 – present 
Chris Archer Workshops
Presenter

2011
International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange at Tokyo Gedai; Tokyo, Japan
Presenter, Panel Member, Exhibitor and Lecturer

2003 – 2010
New Hampshire of Art Institute; Manchester, NH
Ceramics Studio Manager

2001 – 2002
University of New Hampshire; Durham, NH
Guest Lecturer 

1997 – 2002
The Mud Room LLC; Rye, NH
Owner, Studio Artist, and Teacher

1994 – 1997
Exeter Center for Creative Arts; Exeter, NH
Art Instructor

1993 – 1997
Great Bay Pottery; Rye, NH
Studio Manager, Production Potter, and Teacher


Organizations/Memberships
2013-present
Potters Council, Member and Committee Member

2002 - present 
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, State Juried Member

2000 - present 
New Hampshire Potters Guild, Member

2002 – 2004
New Hampshire Potters Guild, Vice President


Publications
2013
500 Teapots: Volume 2; Lark Books

2010 
“Call As Response”, Studio Potter Magazine, Vol. 38, No. 2, Summer Issue

2008
Surface Design for Ceramics, Maureen Mills

2008
500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style; Lark Books

2006
500 Pitchers; Contemporary Expressions of a Classic Form; Lark Books



Collections
Permanent Collection, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX


Solo Exhibitions
2011 
“Chris Archer - New Work”, Community Gallery, Currier Museum of Art; Manchester, NH

2010 
“Of Disposition & Impulse”, Essex Art Center, Beland Gallery; Lawrence, MA

2010 
“Call As Response”, Jill Coldren Wilson Gallery, Kimball Jenkins Estate; Concord, NH


Invitational Exhibitions
2014
“Acceleration of Mass”, Pettit National Ice Center (NCECA); Milwaukee, WI

2013
“Ceramic Spectrum”, Jamestown Art Center; Jamestown, RI
 “Mentoring the Protégé”, Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

2012
“Espresso Art Invitational Exhibition”, Studio 550; Manchester, NH

2011
“International Society for Ceramic Art Education & Exchange Exhibition”, Tokyo Gedai, Japan

2008-2011
“Experimental Geography”, Collaboration w/ Spurse, Traveling ICI Exhibition 2008 – 2011
Locations: DePauw University; Greencastle, IN
Rochester Art Center; Rochester, MN
Albuquerque Museum; Albuquerque, NM
Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, PA
Colby College Museum of Art; Waterville, ME
Museum London; London, Ontario
Bishop’s University; Sherbrook, Quebec

2009
“Abstract Rhythm: Chris Archer, Peter Dixon & Lauren Pollaro”, PEA Lamont Gallery; Exeter, NH
“Blue Hammer”, Collaboration with Creative Materials Group, Whitney Art Works; Portland, ME

2008
“MFA Thesis Exhibition”, Institute of Contemporary Art; Portland, ME

2005
“Unearth/Emerge: New Hampshire’s Rising Potters”, PEA Lamont Gallery; Exeter, NH
“Contained: Open Studio Project Exhibition”, Manchester Art Association; Manchester, NH

2002
“Our Cups Runneth Over Invitational”, Society of Arts and Crafts; Boston, MA

1997
“Artists in Residence Exhibition”, Holderness Academy; Holderness, NH

1996
“Clay Futures Summer Exhibition”, Village Books Bookstore; Shapleigh, ME

1995
“Artists in Residence Exhibition”, Holderness Academy, Holderness, NH

1993
"Emerging Artists", Farmington Art Guild; Farmington, CT *


Juried Group Exhibitions
 2014
“San Angelo National”, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts; San Angelo, TX
“Drink! National Juried Cup Show”, Silpe Gallery, University of Hartford; Hartford, CT
“On The Rocks”, Spot 5 Art Center; Louisville, KT

2013
“National Juried Cup Show”, Gallery 138, Kent State University; Kent, OH
“Coffee, Tea, Or…”, Terra Incognito Gallery; Oak Park, IL
 “In Bloom”, Studio 550; Manchester, NH

2012
“Clemson Ceramics National Juried Exhibition”, Lee Gallery, Clemson University; Clemson, SC
“Flashpoint: International Woodfire Exhibition”, Plinth Gallery; Denver, CO
“Will’s Creek Survey National”, Saville Gallery; Cumberland, MD
“Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas”, University of Missouri; Columbia, MO
 
2009 
“Clay & Context”, Indiana State University Art Gallery; Terre Haute, IN *
“Materials: Hard & Soft”, Denton Arts Center; Denton, TX

2007
“Sense of Place 2007 Exhibition”, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art; Augusta, GA *
“Will’s Creek Survey 2007”, Saville Gallery; Cumberland, MD
“Red Heat: Contemporary Work in Clay”, University of Tulsa School of Art; Tulsa, OK
“25th League of NH Craftsmen Members’ Juried Exhibition”, University of NH; Durham, NH
“National Cup Show”, Gallery 138, Kent State University; Kent, OH

2006
“San Angelo National”, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts; San Angelo, TX *
“National Cup Show”, Gallery 138, Kent State University; Kent, OH
 
2005
“Cup: The Intimate Object IV”, Charlie Cummings Gallery; Fort Wayne, IN
“Strictly Functional Pottery National”, Market House Craft Center; Lancaster, PA
“New Hampshire Potters Guild Biennial”, League of NH Craftsmen Gallery; Concord, NH

2004
“National Ceramics Biennial”, New Hampshire Institute of Art; Manchester, NH
“Jersey Shore National”, MT Burton Gallery of Contemporary Ceramics; Surf City, NJ *
“National Juried Cup Show”, Gallery 138, Kent State University; Kent, OH
“National Juried Exhibition 2004”, Marin Society of the Arts; Ross, CA
“Continuing the Tradition”, League of New Hampshire Craftsmen; Concord, NH

2003
“National Cup Show”, Gallery 138, Kent State University, Kent, OH
“New Hampshire Potters Guild Biennial”, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH *

2002
“Galex 36: National Ceramic Exhibition”, Galesburg Civic Art Center; Galesburg, IL

*Honors awarded

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