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BORN: 1939 Antigo, Wisconsin

EDUCATION: University of Wisconsin- Madison 1957-1962, B.S., M.S. - Art and Art Education

TEACHING: 1963-67 Professor of Art, Wisconsin State University, Whitewater, WI (Ceramics)
1968-1996 - California State University, Hayward, CA 1968-1996 (Currently Professor Emeritus of Ceramics)

CURRENTLY: Artist/ sculptor represented on the internet by: www.claytonbailey.com

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

1967 "Clayton Bailey". Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI (Catalog)
1967 "Bailey", Zanesville Art Institute, Zanesville, OH (Catalog)
1974 "Clayton Bailey and Harold Schlotzhauer", Candy Store Gallery, Folsom, CA
1975 "Wonders of the World", M.H. DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA Phoenix Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981 "Robot Sculpture", Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA (Catalog)
1982 "Dr. Gladstone's Museum", Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA
1983 Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA Redding Museum, Redding, CA
1983 "Science Fiction Sculpture", Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA (Catalog)
1984 Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, ID
1984 Monterey Peninsula Museum, Monterey, CA
1984 Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985 Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR
1985 Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1986 University Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
1989 Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989 John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA (Catalog)
1990 "Return of Bigfoot", Redding Museum, Redding, CA
1991 "Robot Sculptures", Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
1993 "Kaolithic Wonders of the World",University of San Diego, San Diego, CA Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994 "Handgun Hand-Out"-Joseph Chowning Gallery, S.F., CA
1995 "Robot Wars", Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
1999 "Robot Sculptures", Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
2009 "Robot Sculptures". Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2010 "Gun Show Artillery, A440 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 "Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders", A 50 year retrospective, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (Catalog)
2013 "Bailey Art Museum", Crockett, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

    1960 "Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen", Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI (Award) ,(Catalog)
    1963 "Mississippi River Craft Show", Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN (Catalog)
    1966 "Southern Wisconsin Ceramic Invitational", Milton College, Milton, WI (Catalog)
    1966 "Wisconsin State Fair Art Exhibition", Milwaukee, WI (Catalog)
    1966 "Wisconsin Salon of Art",University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (Award), (Catalog)
    1966 "Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen", Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI (Award), (Catalog)
    1966 "Biennial of Painting and Sculpture", Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Mn (Catalog)
    1966 "Ceramic Arts-USA", I.M.C. and Smithsonian Institution, Skokie, Ill (Catalog)
    1967 "People Figures", Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY (Catalog)
    1968 "Chicago & Vicinity Artists", Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
    1969 "Objects U.S.A.", Smithsonian Traveling Art Exhibit (Catalog)
    1969 "Pacific Dimensions/ California Crafts", Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (Catalog)
    1970 "A Show of Hands", California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA (Catalog)
    1971 "Master Craftsmen", University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY (Catalog)
    1971 "Face Coverings", Museum of Contempoary Crafts, New York, NY (Catalog)
    1971 "Clayworks :20 Americans", Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY (Catalog)
    1972 "Food- A Survey Exhibition", Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA (Catalog)
    1973- "A Decade of Ceramic Art", (R.J. Monson Collection) S. F. Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (Catalog)
    1973 "Super Ceramics", Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
    1974 "The Sensitive Cup Show, Hokkoku Shimbun, Korinbo, Japan
    1974 "Clay", Whitney Museum- Downtown Gallery, New York, NY (Catalog)
    1975 "California Ceramics", Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
    1975 "Master Craftsmen", Carborundum Museum, Niagara Falls, NY
    1975 "First Artists Soap Box Derby", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,San Francisco, CA (Catalog)
    1976 "Soup Tureens", Campbell Museum, Camden, NJ (Catalog)
    1977 "Ceram-O-Rama", San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
    1977 "Viewpoint: Ceramics", Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA (Catalog)
    1977 "Hands in Clay", Chadron State College, Chadron, NB (Catalog)
    1978 "Clay From Molds", J.M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)
    1978 "Civilizations", J.M. Kohler Art sCenter, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)
    1978 "Artists Soap Box Derby", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,San Francisco, CA (Catalog)
    1978 "Objects of Play", Penn State University, University Park, PA (Catalog)
    1979 "Arts/ Industry '1979", J.M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)
    1979 "A Century of Ceramics In America", Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
    1979 "West Coast Clay Spectrum", Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
    1980 "American Porcelain", Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. (Catalog)
    1980 "Maximum Coverage-Wearables by American Artists", J.M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)
    1980 "Five Decades of Art Department Alumni", Elvehjem Museum, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI (Catalog)
    1981 "The Animal Image", Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C (Catalog)
    1981 "Welcome to the Candy Store", Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA (Catalog)
    1982 "Northern California Art of the 1960's", De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA (Catalog)
    1982 "Sculptors at U.C. Davis- Past and Present", Nelson Gallery, U.C. Davis, Davis, CA (Catalog)
    1983 "The Robot Exhibit", American Crafts Museum, New York, NY (Catalog)
    1983 "Narrative Sculpture", Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA (Catalog)
    1983 "American Clay Artists", Clay Studio Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (Catalog)
    1984 Crime & Punishment, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA (Catalog)
    1984 SF/SF - San Francisco Science Fiction, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1984 "Group Show", Clocktower Gallery, New York, N.Y.
    1985 "Fantastic", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Catalog)
    1985 "Future World Expo '1985", Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA (Poster)
    1985 "California Art, 1945-1985", Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (Catalog)
    1985 "Artists Forum- Selected Artists of CSUH Faculties ",Cal State University, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
    1986 Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Catalog)
    1986 "Robot Sculptures", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (Catalog)
    1986 "The Museum of Museums", Waregem, Belgium, (Catalog)
    1987 "Contemporary Teapots", Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Ill (Catalog)
    1988 "Four Decades of Assemblage Art", Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
    1989 "Possessions", Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT
    1989 "The Tool Show", San Francisco International Airport, S.F., CA
    1989-" Bay Area Artists, 1950-1966", Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA
    1990 "Pseudo-Scientific Sculpture", Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA
    1990- "Artists of Contra Costa County", Hearst Gallery, St. Marys College, Moraga, CA (Catalog)
    1990 "Bay Area Sculptors of the 1960's- Then and Now", Braunstein/Quay Gallery, S.F., CA (Catalog)
    1990 "Artist Made Machines", Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
    1991 "All Salt"- National Exhibition of Salt-Glazed Ceramics, Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.
    1991 "Sculptural Perspectives for the Nineties", Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA (Catalog)
    1992 "Automates et Robots", Institut Francaise de Thessalonique, Greece (Catalog)
    1992 "500 Years Since Columbus", Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA (Catalog)
    1993 "Face Vessels", San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
    1993 "Pacific Rim Ceramic Sculptors", Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI
    1993 "30 California Ceramic Sculptors", Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
    1993 "The Sculptors of Cal. State-Hayward", Hayward Arts Commission, CA
    1993 "Pets- an American Obsession", Wustum Museum, Racine, WI (Catalog)
    1994 "Year of American Craft", Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (Catalog)
    1994 "Here and Now; The Rene di Rosa Collection", Oakland Museum, CA (Catalog)
    1994 "The Chair Affair", Oakland Museum of Art , Oakland CA (Catalog)
    1994 "Sculpture 1994", Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1994 "Robert Arneson- A Tribute", Kingsborough College, Brooklyn, NY
    1995 "Robot Wars", Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA
    1995 "The Figure", John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
    1996 "Generations- Lines of Influence in Bay Area Art", Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (Catalog)
    1996 "Reincarnation- 30 Artists", Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
    1996 " Superbowl Ceramics Collection", Millard Sheets Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1996 "Twisted Tea- Eccentric Teapots", Twist Gallery, Portland, OR
    1997 "Ceramic Still Life: The Common Object", California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1997, (Catalog)
    1997 "Hello Again", Fashion Institute of Technology, FIT, New York, NY
    1997 "Hello Again", Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1997 "Trashformations", Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA (Catalog)
    1997 "Ceramic Still Life -The Common Object", California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
    1998 "Feats of Clay", Lincoln (CA) Art Center, Juror, (Catalog)
    1998 "NCECA Honors and Fellows Exhibition", Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX (Catalog)
    1998 "Sculptural Perspectives for the New Millennium", The Lef Foundation, St. Helena, CA
    1998 "30 Ceramic Sculptors", John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
    1998 "The Toki Collection of Ceramics", Pence Gallery, Davis, CA (Catalog)
    1998 "Sculptural Perspectives for the New Millennium" Lef Foundation, St. Helena, CA
    1998 "Smith Anderson Editions", Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (Catalog)
    1998 "Self Expression 1998", Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
    1999 "Radios - ON THE AIR"- San Francisco International Airport, September 1999 - January 2000
    1999 "What Is Art ?", Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (Curated by William Wiley)
    2000 "Nest Egg Omlette", Linc Real Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2000 "Bay Area Figuration", Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, KS,
    2000 "Confrontational Clay",Curated by Judith Schwartz, Exhibits USA Touring Exhibition, (Catalog)
    2000 "Bay Area Figuration", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, Sept. 3, 2000- November 26, 2000
    2000 "Sheen of Silver- Weight of Air", Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
    2001"Confrontational Clay", American Craft Museum, NYC, (Catalog)
    2002 "The Pilot Hill Collection", Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
    2002 "Return Engagement", Copia: The American Center for Wine Food and the Arts, Napa, CA
    2003 "Sci-Fi Western", 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco, CA, (Catalog)
    2003 "Short Stories: Narrative Ceramic Art", Center For Ceramic Arts, Berkeley, CA
    2003 "The Other Side", B. Sakata Garo, Sacramento, CA
    2003 "21st Century Ceramics in the United States and Canada", Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus Ohio, (Catalog)
    2004 "Humor, Irony and Wit: Ceramic Funk from the Sixties", Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, (Catalog)
    2004 "Multiples- A Clay Invitational", Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, CA
    2004 "Selected Works From The diRosa Preserve", Kreeger Museum, Washington DC, traveling- (Catalog)
    2005 "A Century of Northern California Ceramics", Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramernto, CA
    2005 "The Toki Collection", Diablo College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA (Catalog)
    2005 "30 Ceramic Sculptors", Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA (Catalog)
    2005 "A Cup-Sized History of West Coast Ceramics", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    2005 "Face To Face", Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
    2005 "Fired at Davis- Figurative Ceramic Sculpture", The Ross Turk Collection, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (Catalog)
    2006 "30 Ceramic Sculptors", Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
    2006 "Menagerie" - Artists Look at Animals", Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
    2007 "California in Connecticut", Joanne and Wm. Rees Collection, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT (Catalog)
    2007 "30 Ceramic Sculptors", Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA
    2007 "California Collections: Ted and Ruth Nash Collection "- Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    2007 "Nor-Cal Clay", Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
    2007 "The Diane and Sandy Besser Collection", DeYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA (Catalog)
    2008 "California Funk", Il Gran Teatro Ceramico- Bau + Miaao. San Filippo Neri, Torino, Italy
    2008 "Bay Area Ceramic Sculpture", diRosa Preserve, Napa, CA, March - May 2008
    2008 "Good Doll, Bad Doll", Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, March - June 2008
    2008 " The Amalgamists", Solano College Gallery, Fairfield, CA
    2008 "Robots: Evolution of an Icon", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.
    2008 "Masters of Disguise", Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, N.C.
    2008 "Eccentric Imagery", Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA.
    2008 "Clayton Bailey and Chris Botta", American River College Gallery, Sacramento, CA.
    2008 "You Are What You Eat", MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
    2008 "Out of This World!", San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, CA (Brochure)
    2009- "In Our Time and Place", The diRosa Collection", Cal. State University Gallery, Sacramento, CA
    2009- "California State Fair- Golden Bear Award" - Fine Arts Exhibition, Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
    2010- "40th Annual Faculty and Alumni Ceramics Exhibit", Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI
    2010- "Robots, Evolution of a Cultural Icon", Boise Art Museun, Boise Idaho
    2010- "California Dreamers", Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
    2012- "Around the Bend and Over the Edge", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    2013- "Farfetched", Gregg Museum of Art and Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC (Catalog)
    2014- "Fertile Ground- Art and Community in California", SFMOMA and Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    2014- "Ruth Braunstein, Focus on Clay", Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA- June 2014
    2014- "Good Dog", Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, CA, January- April 2014 (Catalog, John Harper)
    2014- " Arts/Industry- Collaboration and Revelation", John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI (Catalog)
    2014- " Pretty Interesting Characters: Works from RAM's Collection", Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
    2014- "Transmigrational Ceramics", Benicia Museum of Art, Benicia CA
    2015- "Contemporary Ceramic Teapots", Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
    2015- "California Hand Made", Maloof Foundation, Alta Loma, CA (Catalog)
    2015- "Beyond Craft", (the Lea and Mel Eagle Collection), Canton Museum, Canton, Ohio, (Catalog)
    2015- " Unorthodox", The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (Catalog)
    2015- "Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends", California State University, Fullerton, CA (Catalog)
    2015- "Hearsay: Artists Reveal Urban Legends", Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA (Catalog)
    2015- "Ceramic Mind Field" , Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
    2016- "NADA", New York, NY, (The Landing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA)
    2016- "Fired-up: Monumental Clay",(Installation), Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA
    2017-"Teapots from the RAM Collectio n", Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
    2017- "Unique and Multiple", Smith Anderson Editions, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA
    2017- " Group Exhibition"' Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
    2017- "Nut Art", Parker Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    2017- "We the People-Serving Notice", AMOCA,American Museum of Ceramic Art", Los Angeles, CA
    2017- "B.C. to B.C.- Ceramic Sculpture from Baja California to British Columbia", San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

HONORS AND AWARDS:

1963 American Craft Council Grant
1963 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
1979 National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipient
1982 Fellow N.C.E.C.A. (National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts)
1984 U.S. Patent #4440390 issued to Clayton G. Bailey for a "Novelty Squirting Cup"
1990 Panelist, California Arts Council, Artists Fellowship Program
1990 National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipient
1998 Celestial Seasonings, Inc. - "A Loose Interpretation III," Boulder, CO, Received Honorable Mention- for creation of Celeste, the Robot Teabag
2009 "Golden Bear Artist of the Year"- Award and Commendation from the California Arts Council and the Lt. Governor of the State of California

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