Dinah Snipes Steveni, Paintings & Ceramics

Born in Seattle
Lives and works in Mount Vernon, Washington

MA (Art Education) University of Central England, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
MFA, Mills College, Oakland, CA. 
BFA, San Francisco Art Institute


​2017   Skagit Artists juried Fall Show, La Conner, WA. (2D)

​           Summer Exhibition; Small Format Show Karla Matzke


2016    Small Format Show Karla Matzke Fine Art Gallery through January 15, 2017

           Summer Moments, Karla Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Yard, Camano Island, WA. July - August.  

2015     Shippensburg University Ceramics Invitational, Shippensburg, PA.
             Featured Artist February/March/April http://livinginskagit.com
             Small Format Exhibition, Karla Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Yard, Camano Island, WA.
          Arts at the Port Exhibition, Anacortes Arts Festival juried by Stephano Catalani, Bellevue Arts Museum 2D
             23rd Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National, juried by Matt Long, Lancaster, PA.
             Skagit Artists Together Studio Tour, juried, July. 2/3D work
             Rexville Grange Spring Show, juried, (3D)

             Washington Clay Arts Association Show The Stein, Dakota Arts Gallery, Bellingham. Aslan Brewer's    Choice Award,
                juried (3D)
            The Schack Arts Center, Everett; Invitational, Featured Artist Valentine's Themed Work (3D)

2014     Rexville Grange Holiday Show, (2-D)
             River Gallery, Mount Vernon, Small Works Show, September 2014 (2D)
             Embellish Exhibition, Mount Vernon Downtown Association Art Walk, August 2014 (2D)
            The Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA. Juried Summer Show, (3D)
            Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Juried Artists Series, Cascade Clay Artists, July. (3D)

 2013     Craft Forms 2013, Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA. Juried. (3D)     
              Skagit Artists Together members Exhibition, Arts Alive, La Conner, juried. (2-D work)         
              Skagit Artists Together Studio Tour, juried. (3-D)
              Cascade Clay Artists, Juried Artists Series, Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Bellingham.
              Washington Clay Arts Association, juried, Seattle Design Center.

 2012   Cup of Comfort, International Ceramic Biennial 2012, Swope Art Museum, Halcyon Art Gallery, Terre Haute,      Indiana. 11/02 – 12/04. Juror: Ray Chen.

The Clay Cup: Icon, Vessel, Canvas, George Caleb Bingham Gallery, Department of Art, University of Missouri, 9/17 – 10/4. Juror: Pete Pinnell.

 Embracing the Edge, The Schack Art Center, Everett, WA., ceramics juried, March through April.

Big Fish, Small Pot V: Fifth International Small Teapot Competition and Show, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA. April through June. Juror: Guangzhen Zhou.

 Earth and Air, Ceramics and Plein Air Painting, Brick Gallery, Edison, WA. March through April. Invitational.

 2011     Bountiful, juried, The Front Gallery, Mount Vernon Arts Commission, November.
              Decalicious, juried, Carbondale Clay Center, CO, September-October
              International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan, Gifu Prefecture, juried; September-October. Honorable Mention
            Bringing It Home, Human Rights Festival Art Exhibition, juried, Lincoln Theater Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA. March  2011. (2D)
             The Shoulders We Stand On, juried, Potters Council Exhibit, April 2011, Tampa, FLA
             10th Annual Recycled Art Show, Allied Arts of Whatcom County, Allied Arts Gallery, Bellingham, WA. (3D)

             Coefficient, Insights Gallery, Four person exhibition, May-June 2011, Anacortes, WA. (3D)

 2010     5th International Biennial, Ashes to Art, Funeria, juried, Graton, CA.(3D)
             Pacific Northwest Art School, 5th Annual Plein Air Painters’ U.S. Open, both entries accepted, juror Mitchell Albala of Gage Academy, Seattle.
              Dining In III, juried, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, Texas. (3D)
              Renewable Roundup, juried, Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA.(3D)
            Tea bowl National, Kansas City Clay Guild, juried by Pete PinneNew Directions, juried, The Depot Gallery, Anacortes, WA (2D)

 2009     Washington Clay Association Juried Annual Show, Art Stop Gallery, Tacoma, WA.
              Skagit Artists Together Studio Tour, juried, Skagit County, WA.

 2008     Skagit Artists Together Studio Tour, juried, Skagit County, WA.

 2007     Journeys: Inward and Outward, juried The Depot Gallery, Anacortes, WA.(3D)
              Nourishment: Clay for the Soul, juried, Northwest Craft Center, Seattle Center, WA.
              Oh Brave New World, solo exhibition, Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA. (3D)
              Let Them Hang, Washington Clay Arts, Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA.

 2006     Contain It, juried, The Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA.(3D)

 2005     Fine Craft Exhibition, juried, The Pen and Brush Gallery, Honorable Mention, New York, NY.(3D)
              Light Vibrations, juried, The Other Roadside Attraction Gallery, Mount Vernon, WA.(3D)

1986 - 2003       Dianthus Ceramics and Gallery, (Sole Proprietor) Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.

1999     The Tureen, juried by Jane Hamlyn, Grand Prix de Ceramique, Sarreguemines, France.


2015     Aslan Brewer's Award:  The Stein, juried, Dakota Arts Gallery, Bellingham.

2011     International Ceramics Festival, triennial,  Mino, Japan, Honorable Mention.

’78-’79  John D. Rockefeller 3rd Arts in Education Fellow. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Washington. Olympia, WA.

1964     Summer Residency at The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture awarded by The San Francisco Art Institute, Skowhegan, ME.


Karla Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park; Camano Island, Washington

Website: www.matzkefineart.com

Email: matzke@camano.net


Skagit Valley College, Community Education:

Clay Workshop, Wednesdays 6-9pm

Oil Painting Beginners to Advanced,  Tuesdays, 6-9pm