SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021     Sacred Silence, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas

2021     Connecting Heaven and Earth, Dishman Art Musem, Beaumont, Texas

2020     Mindscapes, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
2018     Ceramics Exhibition, Galveston College, Galveston, Texas
2015     Journey From Within: Ceramics by Linnis Blanton,
             Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
2011     Earth Song II, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, Texas
2010     Earth Song I, Ice House Museum, Silsbee, Texas
2000    Out of the Blue, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
1994    Journey Within, Gulf Coast Museum, Port Arthur, Texas

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS


2015    Lamar Faculty Exhibition, Beaumont, Texas
2014    Sacred Art Show, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
2014    Sculpture Invitational, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
2014    Lamar Faculty Exhibition, Beaumont, Texas
2013    Lamar Faculty Exhibition, Beaumont, Texas
2012    5th International Texas Teapot Tournament, Houston, Texas
2007    Regional Ceramic Competition, University of Dallas, Irving Texas
             (Juror: Val Cushing)
2006    Fire and Ice, Ice House Museum, Silsbee, Texas
            Invitational Exhibition, Texas Artists Museum, Port Arthur, Texas
            Captured Intentions, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
            Lamar University Faculty Exhibition, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont,     Texas
2005    Lamar University Faculty Exhibition, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
2004    Lamar University Faculty Exhibition, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
2003    Three Person Show, Megnet Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
            Lamar University Faculty Exhibition, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
2002    Lamar University Faculty Exhibition, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
2001    Two-Person Show, One Allen Center, Houston, Texas
2000    Two-Person Show, One Allen Center, Houston, Texas
            Members Show, Texas Clay Art Association, San Angelo, Texas
1997    Family and Friends, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, Texas
1994    Art Studio Exhibition, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
            (Juror: James Surles)
1992    Between the Mind Thoughts, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
1990    Artist/Teacher Show, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
1989    Five State Art Exhibition, Service League, Port Arthur, Texas
            (Juror: Michael Auping)
1987    The Ugly Art Show, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
1986    Yellow Dog Art Exhibition, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
1984    Silent Space, The Art Studio, Beaumont, Texas
1980    Tri-State Exhibition, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
            (Juror: Harry Ashysen)
1979    Tri-State Exhibition, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
1978    Tri-State Exhibition, Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, Texas
1972    Exhibition, Baytown, Texas

PUBLICATIONS


2008     Tourtillott, Suzanne J.E. 500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function
              and Style. New York: Lark Crafts, 2008.
2000      Reed, Harry. “Beneath the Surface.” Ceramic Monthly
              (June, July, August, 2000):73.  

       

AWARDS/HONORS


2014    Teacher of the Year, Southeast Texas Arts Council, Beaumont, Texas
2013     Judge, 6th International Texas Teapot Tournament,
             18 Hands Gallery, Houston, Texas
1990     2nd Place Award, Artist/Teacher Show, Lamar University,
             Beaumont, Texas

EDUCATION


1976     B.F.A. Studio Art, Lamar University Beaumont, Texas
1972     B.S. Art Education, Lamar University Beaumont, Texas

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


2002-Present    Adjunct Instructor, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
1973-2003         Art Teacher, Port Arthur Independent School District, Port Arthur, Texas