Bobbie McMillan

Melbourne, Florida 32935 321-213-4019

bobbiemcmillanart@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

MA, Ceramic Art, Hood College, Fredrick, MD

BFA, Ceramics, Minor Art History, University of Houston, Houston, TX, Magna Cum Laude

MA Studies in Art History, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

MS Studies in Education, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN   

MA Studies in Humanities, California State University, Dominquez Hills, CA

 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

2017 Yatsushiro, Japan: hands-on pottery workshop at Kodayaki Pottery; Takeo,Japan: hands-on workshop with master potter Koga; Mishiko, Japan: international Japanese female ceramist hosting tour of Hamada workshop; Shigaraki Cultural Ceramics Center pottery demonstration with master potter Kanzaki Masumitsu; Seto, Japan: hands on workshop with master potter; Tokyo, Japan: National Museum of Modern Art: exhibition “The Cosmos in a Tea Bowl” 11 generations of the Raku family.

2010 Beijing College, Beijing, China: Ceramic tour and demonstrations Yixing University, Yixing, China: Ceramic demonstrations and lectures with Master Ceramic Artists Zhenhong Zhang and Professor Hui Wang Xian University of Arts and Sciences, Xian, China: hands-on Xian tea pot workshop, ceramic art studios demonstrations, (tour Terra Cotta Warriors) Fuping Pottery Art Village, Fuping, China: hands-on pottery workshops, tour International Exhibitions

2001 Crete; ancient and current pottery locations

2000 Lima, Peru; archeological museums, ancient and current pottery sites

1999 Athens and Lesvos, Greece; ancient and current pottery locations

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1992 – Present Adjunct Instructor, Eastern Florida State College, Melbourne, FL

1990 – 2020 Ceramics Instructor, Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

2002 – 2012 Museum School Director, Foosaner Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

1998 – 2002 Studio Program Director, Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourne, FL

2006 - 2007 Brevard Community College Outstanding Adjunct Award

2007 - 2011 Brevard Cultural Alliance Art in Public Places Advisory Board, 2010 Chair

1984 – 1989 Adjunct Ceramics Instructor, North Harris County College, Houston, TX

 

ACHIEVEMENTS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

2013 National Council Education Ceramic Arts

2003 Consultant for Florida International Volunteer Corps; onsite assignment: kiln building project for Rio San Juan, Dominican Republic

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 ”Me Myself and I and Maybe You”, Whitaker Gallery, Hood College, Fredrick, MD

1996 "Ten Years in Clay," The Eau Gallerie, Melbourne, FL

1988 "Bobbie McMillan, An Osmotic Pilgrimage" sponsored by the Houston Council for the Visual and Performing Arts, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018-2019 National Art Encounter 2018-19, Naples Art Association, Naples, FL

2018  Strange and Abnormal Figures Show, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL,

           Second place cash award

2018  Aqua Art Miami Preview Exhibit,Gallery at Avalon Island, Orlando, FL

2018  “X”, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Ft. Myers, FL

2018  Invitational, “Just a Thought”, Studios of Cocoa Beach, Cocoa Beach, Fl, Merit Award

2013 Nude Nite Juried Exhibition, 639 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL

1992 - 2016 BCC/Eastern Florida State College Art Faculty Exhibition, King Center, Melbourne, FL

1995 "The Florida Competitive," Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL, Purchase Award

1995 "Reigning Myths," Gallery 1, Artists Unlimited, Tampa, FL

1994 Artists' Forum Juried Exhibition, Brevard Art Center and Museum, Melbourne, FL

1993 Invitational, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, FL

1992 Invitational, Charles Studio and Gallery, Melbourne, FL

1991 Instructor's Exhibition, Foosaner Educational Wing, Melbourne, FL

1990 Artists' Forum Juried Show, Brevard Art Center and Museum, Melbourne, FL

1989 "Literary Invitational," Archway Gallery, Houston, TX

1988 "Women Artists 88," Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

1988 North Harris County College Faculty Exhibition, Pfister Gallery, Houston, TX

1988 "McMillan and Light," Archway Gallery, Houston, TX

1988 Houston International Festival Invitational, First Republic Bank Building, Houston, TX

1988 "Self Expressions in Black and White," North County College Fine Art Gallery, Houston, TX

1988 Texas Sculpture Association's Membership Show, LTV Center, Dallas, TX

1987 "Black and White Exhibition," Houston Art League, Houston, TX

1987 "Introductions 87," Archway Gallery, Houston, TX

1987 "Austin Annual," Arts Warehouse, Austin, TX

1987 "East End Show," Lawndale Art & Performance Center, Houston, TX

1987 Humble Art League Annual Juried Competition, Humble, TX,

1986 Woodlands Harvest Festival, Woodlands, TX, Best of Show

1986 Houston Festival, Houston, TX, Award of Distinction

1985 Humble Art League Annual Juried Competition, Humble, TX,

1985 Clay Artisans of Houston Annual Juried Show, U.C. Gallery, Houston, TX

1985 "Created by Hand," AAO Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1985 "Twentieth Annual Juried Exhibition," Jewish Community Center of Houston, Houston, TX

1985 "University of Houston Juried Student Show," Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX First Place Cash Award

1985 "North Harris Ex," North Harris County College, Houston, TX

1984 Clay Artisans of Houston Annual Juried Show, Houston, TX, Third Place Cash Award

1983 North Harris County College Student Show, Houston, TX