Joyce St. Clair Voltz



Master of Fine Arts – Ceramics, 2014

Wichita State University, Wichita KS

Bachelor of Fine Arts – Ceramics, 2011

Bachelor of Arts – Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies, 2011

University of North Texas, Denton TX, summa cum laude



2015 – “Emerging Artist” Ceramics Monthly, May 2015

2011-2014 Clayton Staples Fellowship, Wichita State University

2011 Student Government Association Special Research Scholarship, Wichita State University

2007 Excellence II Scholarship, University of North Texas


Professional Experience:

Long Term Artist in Residence

Iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio, Cedar Rapids IA, September 2017 - present

Long Term Resident

Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge MT September 2015-July 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Art and Design, August 2011-May 2014

Wichita State University, Wichita KS

Workshop Assistant, Brenda Lichman, June 2014

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada CO (2 day)

Private Throwing Instructor, Envision Inc, May 2013-September 2013

Wichita, Kansas 67213   

Personal Assistant, Elmer Taylor, Regents Professor of Studio Arts January 2011-May 2011

University of North Texas, Denton TX

Hourly Lab Assistant, UNT Studio Ceramics Department January 2010-January 2011

University of North Texas, Denton TX


Solo Exhibitions:

2014 “Celebration: MFA Thesis Exhibition”

Diver Studio presented by WSU Shift Space, Wichita KS

2007 “Betwixt: BFA Exhibition” UNT Cora Stafford Gallery

University of North Texas, Denton TX


Group Exhibitions:



"2017 Bienal de Curitiba" 

Curator: Dr. Royce Smith, Dean, College of Arts and Architecture, Montana State Universit, Bozeman MT

Botanique Cafe, Curitiba, Brazil

"Joyce St. Clair Voltz and Lars Voltz: Volumes and Gestures" 

University of Northern Colorado, Oak Room Gallery, Greely CO

"Rocky Mountain College Presents: RLCC Long Term Residents" 

Rocky Mountain College, Billings MT

"Beyond the Brickyard"

Juror: Josh DeWeese The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena MT



- "Primary: Color in Ceramics"

The Ceramics Center, Cedar Rapids IA

- "2015-2016 Resident Exhibition"

Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge MT


Capsule Gallery, Houston TX

- "4th Annual Juried Cup Show"

Jensen Arts Center, Corvallis OR

- "Bowls: A National Juried Exhibition" 

Juror: Julia Galloway, Guildford Arts Center, Guilford CT

- "Different Perspectives" 

NorthWest Gallery, Northwest College, Powell WY

- Rocky Mountain College Presents: Red Lodge Clay Center Long-Term Residents

Ryniker-Morrison Gallery, Billings MT



- “Feast of Cultures: Montana Ceramic Artists Showcase”

Lewistown Art Center, Lewistown, MT

-“CERAMIC COLOR: the endless pursuit”

Juror: Josh DeWeese, Carbondale Clay Center Gallery, Carbondale CO



- “Create. Innovate. Play. A Showcase of Excellence in the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries at Wichita State University” 

Curtis Statehouse Building, Topeka KS

-“Artworks Presents: Lars Voltz, Joyce St. Clair and Eric Carbrey”

The Gallery at Artworks, Wichita KS

-“Pots at Water Walk” Water Walk Plaza, Final Friday, Wichita KS

Curator: Kate Van Steenhuyse, Director Harvester Arts

-“WSU MFA Thesis Exhibition”

Ulrich Underground: Grafly Gallery, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita KS 2

Curator: Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art



- “Graduate Salon Style” WSU Project Space, Wichita State University, Wichita KS

- “Form and Function” Karg Art Glass Gallery, Karg Art Glass, Kechi KS

Curator: Sherry Waters, Gallery Director

- “ARTAID” The Cotillion Ballroon, Wichita KS

Curator: Cody Patton, Executive Director: Positive Directions, Jones Gallery

- “Back to the Park” Fairmount Park Association Community Outreach, Wichita KS

- “A Common Goal II” The Fibers Studio, Wichita KS

- “Moving Fingers: WSU Graduate Student and Faculty iPad Research Projects”

WSU Shift Space, Wichita KS

- “Materials Hard and Soft” Meadows Gallery, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton TX

Juror: Jean W. McLaughlin, Penland School of Crafts



- “Negotiating Body and Space: WSU Graduate Show” WSU Shift Space, Wichita KS

Juror: Joseph Keehn, Curator of Public Programs, Salina Arts Center

- WSU Ceramics Guild Exhibition, Jones Gallery at Positive Directions, Wichita KS

- “Art 4 Life Art Show” The Cotillion Ballroom, Wichita KS

Curator: Cody Patton, Executive Director: Positive Directions, Jones Gallery



- “Murderin’ the Second Degree: Graduate Exhibition” WSU Shift Space, Wichita KS

- “Earthwurx” UNT Union Gallery, University of North Texas Denton TX

Juror: Jerry Austin, Director College of Visual Art and Design

- “Presenting Advanced Ceramics” UNT Lightwell Gallery, Denton TX



- “Nineteen Cubed” UNT North Gallery, Denton TX

- “Advanced Ceramics” UNT Lightwell Gallery, Denton TX



- “A South Texas Ceramic Showdown: Beyond the Vessel” South Texas College, McAllen TX


Demonstrations/Artist Lectures:


Rocky Mountain College, Billings MT, Demonstration and Artist Lecture, January 2016


Fired Earth Pottery, Appleton WI,  Demonstration and Artist Lecture, February 2015


Artist Lecture and Studio Tour – Senior Wednesday, Ulrich Art Museum, Wichita KS, May 2014

Workshop – Trinity High School, Euless TX, March 2014


Gallery Throwing Demonstration, Karg Art Glass, Kechi KS, October 2013

Back to the Park Event – Throwing Demonstration, Fairmount Park, Wichita KS, May 2013



Ceramics Monthly, May 2015 – Emerging Artist: Joyce St. Clair, page 70


Research Travel:

2011 Yokohama Triennial, Yokohama Japan - Oct. 20-Nov. 4, 2011

2012 Havana Biennial, Havana Cuba - June 4-June 18, 2012

2012 Sydney Biennial, Sydney Australia - July 17-August 3, 2012