Professional Positions

2008- Present          Clay Instructor at East Bay Center for Performing Arts.

2007 – Present         Clay and ceramics instructor for children at the Piedmont   Recreation Center. Regular sessions and Summer Camps.

2008 – Present         Lecturer for Potter’s Council Conference.

2002 – Present         Private clay instructor for children and adults at the BPG.  

1985 – 1991            Teacher of Arts and Crafts and manager of Ceramic’s Department at Pioneer’s House of Art School for Children, Moscow, Russia.

1988 – 1991            Member of the Young Artist’s Association of the League of Artists of the USSR.


1993 – present        Russian Tea Ceremony – Design and production of ceramic and porcelain sculptures, vases and teaware.

1992 – 1994            Gallery Manager – Turn of the Century Fine Arts, Berkeley, CA.


2005 – 2006            Graphics and electronic publishing coursework, Cal State University, East Bay, Hayward, CA.

1980 – 1985            Strogonov Academy of Art, Department of Pottery and Ceramic Sculpture, Moscow, Russia. Graduate Top Degree Program (Ph. D Equivalency).

1976 – 1980            Central Art College Named After The Revolution Of 1905, Department of Oil, Fresco, and Tempera Painting Restoration, Moscow, Russia.

1970 – 1976            Krasnyoprasnya Art School for Youngsters, Moscow, Russia.

Grants, Awards And Residency

1993 – 1994            Accepted for position as Resident Artist in special school program by North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, North Carolina.

1993                        Residency at The Millay Colony for the Arts, Inc., New York, New  York.

1991                        Awarded the Soros Foundation Grant through SPARC, Venice, California.

1989 – 1990           Resident in Experimental Factory of Applied Art, Moscow, Russia.


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