sculpture and drawings





2016     "Double Visions", Art Museum Complex, Duxbury, MA

2015      “Continuum of Innovation: Haystack Clay Selects”, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2015       "Narrative of Fire", Gustin Ceramics, New Bedford, MA

2014      "Mavericks, Misfits and Heretics”, NCECA Conference Milwaukee, WI

2013      "Narrative of Fire-Survey of Contemporary Wood Fired Ceramics”  Artworks Gallery, New Bedford, MA

2013      “Stumps”, solo show, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY

2012/13  "German Mettlach Ware 1850-1915 & Present-Day Translations", American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

2012      “Modern Times” Lesley Heller Gallery, New York,NY

2011       "Barry Bartlett - New Works", solo show, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY

2009      "Beer Steins and Buddhas” , solo show, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY

2008      Rummaged Beliefs”, solo show, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY    

2004/05  Installation of new work, Hubspot Co., Jericho, NY

               "Memory and Material- habitats and dwelling”, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

2002      “Barry Bartlett-New Works”, solo show, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York, NY

2001       “Silicate”, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltmore, MD

               “Inner Child”, Islip Art Museum, Islip NY, Catalog

1999      “Clay Bodies”, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY, catalog

               “Split/Shift,”  Mass MOCA, MA - group exhibition

               “Synergy”, Usdan Gallery, Bennington ,VT

1998      “Barry Bartlett” solo show, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

               “LoFi Baroque”, Threadwaxing Space, New York, NY, catalog

1997      “Chester Springs Art Center, Invitational”, Chester Springs, PA

               “Salt & Pepper: Shake & Grind”, Arcadia Gallery, Clay Studio, Philadelphia & University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

               “Tradition and Recent Departures”, Gallery 12, Guilford, CT           

1996      “Sum”, Revolution Gallery, Ferndale, MI

               “Eccentric Object”, Shaw-Guido Gallery, Pontiac, MI

               “Organic Matters”, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA

               “American Ceramists”, Azuma Gallery, New York, NY

1995      “Contemporary American Ceramics”, Azuma Gallery, New York, NY

1994      “Potent Matter/Pertinent Material": Contemporary Ceramic Sculptors, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL                                                                          

               "Barry Bartlett - A Dialogue in Clay", solo show, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY

               “Watershed Artists: A Survey”, Maine Coast Artists Gallery, Rockland, ME

1993      “Contemporary Ceramics”, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1992      “Artists On Their Own”, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY

               “National Conference on Education of the Ceramic Arts”, Cheltenham Center, PA

1991      “Ceramics”, Julian Scott Gallery, Johnson State College, VT

1990      “Residency Show”, Arco Center for the Arts, Lisbon, Portugal

1986      “National Endowment for the Arts Recipients”, Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, MI

               “Ceramics Residence Fellow Show”, Principal Gallery, Altos de Chavon, Dominican Republic

1985      “The Kansas City Art Institute's First Century”, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

               “Ceramics”, The Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY

1984      “Platter and Related Forms”, Esther Saks Gallery, Chicago, IL

               “Platter and Related Forms”, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL

               “Personal Imagery-Clay, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

1982      “Group Show”, Stavaridis Gallery, Boston, MA

               “Ceramics Barry Bartlett “, solo show, Paul Mellon Art Center, Wallingford, CT



2015      Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, CO, two week workshop, "Inside, Outside"

2014      New Hampshire Institute of Arts, lecture          

2012      Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, 25th year celebration invitee, lecturer                        

2010      Bowling Green State University, workshop, lecturer

2000      Greenwich House Center for the Ceramic Arts, workshop, New York, NY

1999      Greenwich House Center for the Ceramic Arts, workshop, New York, NY

1996      University of the Arts, Summer MFA Lecture Series, visiting artist/lecturer

1994      The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, visiting artist/lecturer, Chicago, IL             

               Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Artists Invite Artists & Architects - Bricks in Building and Sculpture; collaborative    research, North Edgecomb, ME          

1992      Rhode Island School of Design, lecturer, visiting artist; Providence, RI

               New York University, lecturer, visiting artist; New York, NY

               Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Artists Invite Artists, residency, North Edgecomb, ME

1990      Arco-School, Center for the Arts, lecturer, residency, critic, Lisbon, Portugal

1986      Altos de Chavon School of Arts, residency, Altos deChavon, Dominican Republic

               Altos de Chavon Ceramic Factory; Technical Advisor, La Ramana, Dominican Republic

               Alfadom Ceramic Factory, invitational residency, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic      



               Art and Perception, May 2015, review by Anthony Merino, Narrative of Fire - Bodies and Clay, Artworks Gallery          

               Art and Perception, Dec 2010, review by K E Gover, Serious Play - New Work by Barry Bartlett, John Davis Gallery

               New York Times, July 1999, review of Clay Bodies, Neuberger Museum of Art

               Review Magazine, Feb 1998, review of Lo-Fi Baroque, Threadwaxing Sapce           

               Ceramics Monthly, Oct 1997, review of Tradition and Recent Departures

               American Ceramics, 1994, review by Sylvia Netzer, Jane Hartsook Gallery

               Ceramics Monthly, 1992 NEA Recipients, review            

               Ceramics Monthly, 1982 NEA Recipients, review



               1990/91 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship; Visual Arts

               1982/83 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship; Visual Arts



               American Museum of Ceramic Art

               Alfred University Permanent Collection

               Greenwich House Pottery Permanent Collection

               Kansas City Art Institute

               Rhode Island School of Design

               Arco School of Art, Lisbon, Portugal



               1987 – present, Bennington College, Bennington, VT   

               1979            Camberwell College of Art, London, England



               MFA:  Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY                       

               BFA:  Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO and Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI