1626 Ulloa Street San Francisco, CA 94116
Corabbott@aol.com
(415) 661-0330

Education

1988

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
MFA Ceramic Sculpture

1984

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
BA Fine Art, cum laude, with highest distinction


Professional Experience

2011, 2018, 2019

Nanjing University or the Arts, Nanjing, China
Ceramics Instructor, Ceramic Sculpture

2013

Jingdezhen Ceramics University, Jingdezhen, China
Ceramics Instructor, Ceramic Sculpture and Pottery, Fall Semester

2008

University of California, Berkeley
Art Practices, Sculpture, Lecturer

2008 & 2009

City College of San Francisco
Adjunct Ceramics Faculty

1995–2017

Civic Arts Education, Walnut Creek, CA
Ceramics Instructor

1995-1999, 2005-2017

Museo ItaloAmericano, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
CIAO Instructor, Children’s Italian Art Outreach

2002, 2004, 2018

The Pottery Shed, Kodaikanal, India
Consultant, ceramic production, form and surface

1985-2008

Hayward Park and Recreation, Adobe Art Center, Castro Valley, CA
Ceramics Instructor

1987-1993

California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA
Curator, Fine Arts

1987-1993

ASUC- University of California, Berkeley, CA
Ceramics Instructor

1986-1988

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Ceramics Instructor, Extension Program and Teaching Assistant

1988

Lucas Films, San Francisco, CA
Location Assistant, “Tucker”


Publications

2019

Ceramics Monthly Magazine
Chinese Fast Fire, April 2019


Visiting Artist and Lectures

2019

Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture: Becoming a Medium of Integrity, Lecture
The Potter’s Studio, Berkeley, CA

2019

Seminar, Fast Fire/Raku
Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China

2016

Interesting, Lecture
Civic Arts Education, Walnut Creek, CA

2014

Museum International Ceramics, Faenza, Italy
Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture, Lecture

Ceramika Maltija, Villa Bologna, Attard, Malta
2 Workshops,: Ceramic Sculpture, Throwing  Big Pots and 3 public lectures

2013

Pottery Workshop, Jingdezhen, China
“Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture”, Lecture

2009

Society of Art and Commerce, Valletta, Malta
“Power of the Object”, Lecture and Workshop

2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2002, 2000

Workshops: Cremation Urn: “Pots to Die For”, Low-Fire Techniques
Throwing Large Pots
Civic Arts Education, Walnut Creek, CA

2006

Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO
Low-Fire Techniques, workshop

2004

Studio Apap, Mdina, MaltaWorkshops and Lecture:
Sculptural Techniques, Throwing Large Pots

2003

California College of Art, Oakland, CA
Sculpture, Guest Lecturer

1999

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
The Altered Figure, Guest Lecturer

1994, 1998

Instituto Statele D’Arte Ceramica, Faenza, Italy
Guest Lecturer

1995

The School of the Fine Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Guest Lecturer

1994

Arts and Discussion Association, Buskett, Malta
Ceramic Sculpture, Three Week Workshop and Lecture

1989

University of California, Berkeley, CA
Ceramic Sculpture, Guest Artist

1989

University of California, Davis, CA
Guest Artist, Department of Design


Selected Exhibitions

2019

Resident Artists Exhibition
Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA

2018

Mobile Museum
Kingmo Mall, Exhibition and Lecture
Nanjing, China 

2016

California Clay Competition
The Artery, Davis, CA
Leslie Ceramics Award

Google Exhibition Space
Google, San Francisco, CA

2015

Small Works
Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA

2014

Group Show
Lafayette Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2008

The Art You Need
Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA

Ashes to Art
Funeria Gallery, Napa, CA

45th Anniversary Exhibition
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2006

Clay, Color and Curiosities
Two Person Exhibition
Commonwheel Artists, Manitou Springs, CO

2005

Pots: Objects of Virtue
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2005

Old Spokes
Commonwheel Artists, Manitou Springs, CO

2003

California Plates
Tierra Solida Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2003

Footprints Lost in the Sand
Video projection (dissolving “Sitting With Someone”) choreography by Takami
Theater Yugen, Noh, San Francisco, CA

2003

Shadelands Gallery Exhibition
Civic Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

1999

Faculty Exhibition
Mount Diablo Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

1996

Group Exhibition
Foothills Art Center, Russell, OH

1995

Fine Art Juried Exhibition
Chagrin Valley Art Center, Chagrin Falls, OH

1994

Group Exhibition
Valetta Museum of Art, Valetta, Malta

1992

Arts Invitational, KTEH
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1991

New Work
Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991

Pro Arts Annual
Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

1988

Chain Reaction IV
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988

Artists at the Rock Project
Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, CA

1988

Master of Fine Arts Exhibition
San Francisco Art Institute, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

1987

Spring Show
Walter Emanuel/Athol McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute
*1st Place in Ceramic Sculpture Award

1985, 1986

Two Person Exhibition
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984

Fine Arts Juried Exhibition
Commonwheel Artists Gallery, Manitou Springs, CA
*1st Place in Sculpture Award

1982

Colorado Springs Biennial
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, CO
*Best of Medium Award

1981

Own Your Own Annual
Sangre De Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
*Two Honorable Mentions