Kathy KoopKoop throwing a tall jar


MFA, Ceramics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1969

BS, Art Ed., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 1965



1973 - 2010: Westminster College, Professor of Art, New Wilmington, PA

1995 - 96: Institut Teknologi Mara, Visiting Professor, Shah Alam, Malaysia

1987,1989 summers: Western Carolina Univ., Visiting Scholar, Cullowhee, NC

1969 - 70: Elmira College, Instructor of Art, Elmira, NY



AMOCA: American Museum of Contemporary Art, Pamona, CA

American Embassy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

California Polytechnic Institute, San Luis Obispo, CA

Chamber of Commerce: IWCAT, Tokoname, Japan

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

Fred Marer Contemporary Ceramic Collection, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Institut Teknologi Mar, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Japanese Consulate, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park, Shigaraki, Japan



“Down to Earth” Sartore Collection, Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, IN 2009

“Woodstoke Presenters” Penryn Gallery Invitational, Penryn, CA 2008

“Japanese Threads” Morgan Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 2008

“Woodworkers Invitational” Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO 2008

“Table of Elements” Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh, PA 2008

“Standing Room Only” 60th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Claremont, CA 2004

“Raw Rustic” solo show Cuttress Gallery, Pamona, CA 2003

“Koop’s Clay-Mates” Hoyt Fine Art Institute, New Castle, PA 1999

Mary Baskett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 1997

“Alternative Printmaking” Petronas Galerii, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1996

“Malaysia-Japan Ceramic Artist Exchange Exhibit” Japan Cultural Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1996

“Expressions of Islamic Art” Galerii Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1996

“A Malaysian Diary” solo show Seni Gallery, ITM School of Art and Design, Shah Alam, Malaysia 1995

“Resident Artist Exhibit” Shigaraki Ceramic Museum, Shigaraki, Japan 1994

“29th Ceramic National” Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY 1993

“Tokoname Series II” solo show Cepica Gallery, Tokoname, Japan 1993

“Functional Ceramics” Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, OH 1992

“NCECA Clay National” Nelson Art Museum, Tempe, AZ 1991



“International Yakimono Symposium” Tokoname, Japan 1998

“Project Amazonia” Ceramic Consultant, Rio Orosa, Peruvian Amazon 1997

“International Ceramic Workshop” Shah Alam, Malaysia 1996

“Shigaraki Ceramic Culture Park: International Resident” Shigaraki, Japan 1994

“International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname” Tokoname, Japan 1992

Scripps College Guest Artist, Claremont, CA 1991

“Potters as Printmakers” Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA 1991

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