Presented by the Placer County Foundation
The Sierra College Art Department is honored to present a lecture by visiting artist, Tip Toland. The lecture is free and the community is welcome to attend.
Tip Toland (American, born 1950) resides in Vaughn, Washington. She received a BFA in Ceramics from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1975, and a MFA in Ceramics from Montana State University in 1981. She has had numerous solo exhibitions including the Bellevue Art Museum, Washington; Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon; Barry Friedman LTD, New York; Pacini Lubel Gallery, Seattle; and Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York. View some of her work here.
Toland has been featured in 80 national and international group shows since 1980 and has received notable awards including: the Jean Griffith Fellowship Artist Award, Pottery Northwest, Seattle; Artist Trust, Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship Award; Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant, First Place Award; GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle; and a Visual Arts Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts. Her work is held in numerous public and private collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Art and Design, New York; Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Arizona State University, Tempe; and the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana. Toland has been awarded residencies at the Association of Israeli Decorative Arts, Israel; Centrum, Port Townsend, Washington; Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana; and U-Cross Foundation, Wyoming.