Margaret Kenway Haydon
Associate Professor, Ceramics
Art Department PO Box 3138
University of Wyoming
Laramie Wyoming 82071-3138
307 766 5465-office
303 720 9474-cellular
mkhaydon@uwyo.edu
www.margarethaydon.com

Education

1989          Master of Fine Arts Degree—Ceramics
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

1977          Bachelor of Arts Degree—English Literature
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.

Professional Experience

2008-         Associate Professor of Art
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

2002-07     Assistant Professor of Art
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

2001          Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

2000-01     Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado.

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2015          Sturgeon: Crossing Over
Goodstein Art Gallery, Casper College, Casper, Wyoming.

                  Margaret Haydon: New Work in Porcelain
William Havu Mezzanine Gallery, Denver Colorado. (solo scheduled)

2011          Sturgeon Exhibition in conjunction with the 4th Annual Sturgeon and Paddlefishes Conference
Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC Canada. (two person)

                  Philosopher Fish
Port Moody Art Center, Port Moody, BC Canada. (solo)

2010          Ghost Fish: homage to the sturgeon
International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary. (solo)

                  Sturgeon Exhibition, Two Person Exhibition with Gordon Edmondson Collection
Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo British Columbia, Canada.

2007          Philosopher Fish: new sculpture and drawings based on the sturgeon
ASUW Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie Wyoming. (solo)

2006          Margaret K. Haydon: recent work (in conjunction with NCECA 2006)
White Sturgeon Gallery, Vancouver, Washington. (solo)

2005          Margaret K. Haydon: new sculpture
Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas. (solo)

                  Contemporary Odyssey: Two Artists Working in Clay
O'Sullivan Art Center, Regis University, Denver, Colorado

2004          Headwaters: New Work in Ceramic
Snook Gallery, Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado. (solo)

                  Headwaters: New Work in Ceramic (in conjunction with NCECA 2004)
Harrison Center for the Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana.  (solo)

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016          In the Company of Animals  (curator, organizer, exhibitor) concurrent exhibition 2016 NCECA conference
Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri.

2015          7th Annual Beyond the Brickyard Exhibition
Archie Bray Foundation, Helena Montana.

2014          First Wyoming Ceramics Invitational
Sagebrush Art Center, Sheridan, Wyoming.

                  Western Cast Iron Art Conference Exhibition
Visual Arts Main Gallery, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

                  4th International Triennial of Silicate Arts
Kecskemet Cultural and Conference Center, Kecskemet, Hungary.

                  From Heaven to Earth (in conjunction with the 2014 NCECA conference)
Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

                  5 Artists in Clay
Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, Wyoming.

                  Process and Place: Recent Work from The University of Wyoming Art Faculty.
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming.

                  Faculty Exhibition
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming.

2013          Fletcher Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art
Tipton Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City Tennessee.

                  Craft Forms 2013
Wayne Art Center, Wayne Pennsylvania.

                  2013 NCECA and Arvada Earth Moves: Shifts in Ceramic Art and Design National Exhibition
Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, Colorado.

                  Ancients Among Us an exhibition in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Sturgeon
Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, BC Canada.

                  Two x Two: small-scale ceramic sculpture biennial
Eastern Washington University Art Gallery, Cheney, Washington.

2011          Fish Stories
Custer County Art and Heritage Center, Miles City, Montana.

                  University of Wyoming Faculty Exhibition
                  University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming.

2009          Endangered
Gloria Kennedy Gallery, New York, New York.

                  International Clay Biennial
Arizona State University, Terre Haute, Arizona.

                  Clay In Context: National Juried Competition
Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana.

                  Out of the Fire: A Tribute to David Kuraoka
Pence Gallery, Davis, California.

2008          Faculty Exhibition
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, Wyoming , and Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming.

2007           Soundings: Aesthetic Interpretations of the Environment
Exhibitrek a Gallery, Boulder, Colorado.

                  Alumni Faculty Exhibition
Snook Gallery, Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado.

                  National Juried Ceramic Competition
Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas.

                  Ink and Clay 33
Kellogg University Art Gallery, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

 

Workshops and Lectures

2014          Lecture and Workshop
Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, Colorado

                  “Chimera” Lecture and Workshop
Summer Teaching Institute, Laramie, Wyoming.

2013          A Curious Old Wisdom
Paper given at the
7th International Symposium on Sturgeon, (Sturgeon as a Heritage Fish session)
International Centre for Sturgeon Studies, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC Canada.

2012          Speaker: Never Drink Downstream: Factual Tales and Artful Musing on Wyoming Water
University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie Wyoming.

                  Mold Making/Slip Casting Workshop
Boulder Potter’s Guild, Boulder, Colorado.

2010          Visiting Artist Lecture: Aesthetic and Volunteer Work with Sturgeon
Scientific Days at HAKI: Institute for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Irrigation, Szarvas, Hungary.

                  Artist Lecture
Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC Canada.

                  Lecture: Soundings: Aesthetic Interpretations of the Environment
ReVisioning the (W)hole Conference, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

2008          Artist Lecture:  The Summer Teacher Institute
University of Wyoming, Laramie Wyoming.

                  Artist Talk
Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming.

2007          Interdisciplinary Lecture, with Conservation Art Photographer Joe Riis
ReVisioning the (W)hole Conference, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.          

Awards

2012-13     International Travel Grant
University of Wyoming, Laramie Wyoming.

2008          Seibold Professorship 2009-2010
University of Wyoming, College of Arts and Sciences, Laramie, Wyoming.

2006          Burgess Award
North American Sculpture Exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado.

2005          Extraordinary Merit Award for Research
University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences, Laramie, Wyoming.

                  Purchase Award
Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition, Wyoming State Museum, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

 

Galleries  

                  William Havu Gallery
1040 Cherokee Street, Denver Colorado 80204.
www.williamhavugallery.com

Collections

                  International Centre for Sturgeon Studies
Nanaimo, BC Canada.

                  HAKI  Research Institute for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Irrigation
Szarvas, Hungary.

                  Governor's Capitol Art Collection
Cheyenne, Wyoming.

                  Loveland Visual Arts Commission
Loveland, Colorado.

Related Activities

2013          Artist in Residence:  Medalta
Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada.

                  Volunteer tagging lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Saskatchewan River with Owen Watkins, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

2012          Attendance and speaker at the 7th International Symposium on Sturgeon
International Centre for Sturgeon Studies, Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC Canada.

2011          Attendance at the 4th Annual Sturgeon and Paddlefish Conference
Nanaimo BC Canada.

2010          Presenter at ReVisioning the Whole III interdisciplinary event
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.

                  Artist in Residence:  International Ceramics Studio
Kecskemet, Hungary.

2009          Volunteer Work, with White Sturgeon, International Centre for Sturgeon Studies
Nanaimo, British Columbia,  Canada.

                  Visiting Artist, Department of Art and Design, Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

                  Volunteer Work, with Pallid Sturgeon Recovery
 Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks,
Glendive, Montana.