Curriculum Vitae

Courtney Long


2004 Syracuse University, Master of Fine Art
1999 West Virginia University, Bachelor of Fine Art- Ceramics, Minor Art History

Additional Studies



Surface Techniques, Susan Feagin, Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC

Hand-building, Liz Summerfield, Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC

2010 NC REAL Certification, University of Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007 Craft in the Building Industry Certificate, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, NC
2006 Art School of the Aegean, Samos Greece
2005 Low- fire Earthenware, Lisa Orr, Atlantic Beach Pottery, Jacksonville, Florida
2004 Wood-fired Ceramics, David Pinto, Jeff Oestrich, Doug Casebeer, Trelawney, Jamaica
2003 Soda-fired Porcelain Workshop, Matt Long, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 Paul Soldner Workshop, Paul Soldner, Syracuse, New York – wheel throwing assistant
2000 Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, , Porcelain and Decorating Certificate, Jingdezhen, China
1999 Penland School of Crafts, George Bowes, Penland, North Carolina
1998 Xiangyang Light Institute, Wheel throwing stoneware and carving, Xiangyang, China

Professional Experience & Publications

“A House Built for Butter, “Pottery Making Illustrated Magazine, March/April 2017
Kitchen Pots, Bakers, and Serving Dishes, (Ceramic Arts Select Series), Edited by Sherman Hall
Wheel Throwing Techniques, (Ceramic Arts Handbook), Edited by Bill Jones


“The Spouted Batter Bowl,” Pottery Making Illustrated Magazine,  May/June 2014

The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cones 4-7 , Lark Crafts, by John Britt

2013 Historic Preservation Grant, Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC
Grant Writer, preservation and reuse of College’s Historic Silo Barns
2011-12 Grassroots Grant, Exploring Joara Foundation, Morganton, NC
Grant Writer, workshop and exhibition coordinator
2010-14 Founder, Joara Pottery Festival, Morganton North Carolina
Festival founder, coordinator
2009 Blue Ridge Heritage Grant, Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC
Grant Writer, administrator, workshop coordinator
2006-17 Professional Crafts Visiting Artist Lecture Series, WPCC, Morganton, North Carolina
Workshop, lecture series founder, Coordinator
2005 Professional Crafts Clay Club, WPCC, Morganton, North Carolina Founder of Student Organization
2004-05 Atlantic Pottery Supply, Jacksonville, Florida
Resident Potter, Studio Assistant, Hand-building teacher, Slip caster
2004-05 Episcopal High School, Jacksonville Florida
Studio Technician
2004 Margie Hughto Studio, Fayetteville, New York
Studio Assistant
2004 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York “National High School Ceramic Exhibit”
Co-coordinator, Juror, Art Handler
2003 Ceramic Decorator Conference, Nashville, Tennessee
Artist Lecture
2004 Doug Casebeer Soda Kiln Building Workshop, Syracuse, New York
Workshop Coordinator, Builder, Instructor of firing procedures
2003 Simon Levin Anagama Kiln Building Workshop, Syracuse, New York
Workshop Coordinator, Builder
2002 Paine Webber Gallery, New York, New York “Clay Works,” American Ceramics
From the Everson Museum of Art
Co-curator of Exhibition, Researcher, Label writer
2002 West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Demonstrator, Exhibitor
2002 Syracuse University Human Resources Department, Syracuse, New York
Artist Commission: Exemplary Achievement Awards
2001-02 Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Studio Manager, Glaze Technician, Kiln Technician
2001 West Virginia University Production Pottery Studios, Morgantown, West Virginia
Production Potter and Decorator

Teaching Experience



Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, North Carolina
Professional Crafts Clay Studio, 20th Century Crafts History, Art History, Art Appreciation

Wild Acres Retreat, Little Switzerland, North Carolina
Wheel-thrown Altered Pottery,  Workshop Instructor




Workshop Demonstrator, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York

Art School of the Aegean Samos, Greece
Assistant to Kathy Skaggs, Instructor

2006 Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua, New YorkVisiting Professor, Ceramics Instructor
2005 Episcopal High School, Jacksonville, Florida
Substitute Art Teacher
2004 Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York
Wheel throwing and hand-building instructor
2001 Cheat Lake, Westwood Middle Schools, Morgantown, West Virginia
Kaleidoscope Art Teacher
1999 Zen Clay Gallery, Morgantown, West Virginia
Ceramics Instructor
1999 The Craft Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

Gallery Representation

Gallery of the Mountains, Grove Park Inn and Spa, Asheville, North Carolina
Hamilton Williams Gallery, Morganton, North Carolina
Taupe Gallery, Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Alamance County Arts Council, Graham, North Carolina



2014, 16

Western Piedmont Foundation Faculty Grant
Arrowmont School of Crafts, Animal Sculpture with Nan Jacobson

North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Grant Award

2010 GlaxoSmithKline Faculty Fellow, Institute of Emerging Issues, NC State University
2008 Regional Artist Grant Award
2005 Atlantic Pottery Supply residency
2001-04 Syracuse University, Graduate Assistantship
2003 Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorators Scholarship
2000 Phil J Fiana Study Abroad Scholarship
2000 Production Pottery Scholarship, West Virginia University
1999-00 Performance Grant, West Virginia University
1999 Penland School of Crafts Work study Scholarship
1998 Production Pottery Scholarship, West Virginia University