EDUCATION

1984 M.F.A., Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California, USA
1980 B.F.A., Edinboro State University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Transitory Waterscape, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
2014 Water Cycle, Kulturraum Lubeck, Germany
2009 “Wetlands”, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California
2004 “Inherent Processes,” Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California

2003 Galerie b15, Munich, Germany
2003 Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, California
2001 b. sakata garo, Sacramento, California
2000 Davis Art Center, Davis, California
1999 “Durchlässigkeit”, Wasserturm Eutin, Eutin, Germany
1996 City Gallery, San Jose City College, San Jose, California
1992 Galerie am Lambertihof, Oldenburg, Germany
1991 Galerie Hoch Die Tasse, Neumünster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1991 Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1988 Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, California
1987 Creative Arts Gallery, College of the Redwoods, Arcata, California
1985 Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1984 Gallery C, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California
1983 Mendocino Art Center Gallery, Mendocino, California

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2015 Circum-Nagitators, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

2013 Two Geologies: Stephen DeStaebler and Danae Mattes, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Schneider Art Museum, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
1997 Two Person Show, Artworks Foundry, Berkeley, California
1997 Two Person Show, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
1988 WORKS/San Jose, San Jose, California

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Hello Goodbye, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco CA
2012 “Under Water”, University Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

“Terrain”, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California; Danae Mattes, Christel Dillbohner, and Jenny Bloomfield (catalogue)

2005 “Bodies of Clay,” Evansville Museum of Arts, History, & Science, Evansville, IN

2001-04 “KuKu Ru KuKu; A Ceramic Dialogue Between Two Continents,” Brunswiker Pavillon, Kiel, Germany; Galerij Marc Van Meensel, Selem-Halen, Belgium; Schlossmuseum Landeck, Landeck, Austria

2001 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2001 “Watershed,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, California

2000 Texas Woman’s University, Denton,Texas

2000 Thirteenth  San Angelo National Ceramic Competition,

2000 San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

1999 John Elder Gallery, New York, New York

1999 b. sakata garo, Sacramento, California

1999 Ashtabula Art Center, Ashtabula, Ohio

1999 Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, California

1998 “Kunst, –Made in Schleswig–Holstein,” Alte Papierfabrik, Neumünster, Germany

1996 Galerie Les Années Folles, Four Person Show, Maastricht, Holland

1996 Taller Huara-Huara Group Exhibition, Catholic University, Santiago, Chile

1996 Studio Galerie Wasserman-Gierend, Lothringen, France

1996 Ceramics in Northern California, Bedford Gallery, Award, Walnut Creek, CA

1995 Landesshau Schleswig–Holstein, Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig, Germany

1995 First Street Gallery, Claremont, California

1994 Landesschau Schleswig–Holstein, Stadtgalerie Brunsbüttle, Germany

1994 “Leuchtende Ideen,” Galeriewerkstatt Gisela Sievers, Kiel, Germany

1994 “Maquette Exhibit,” Travelling Exhibition, San Francisco; Val d’ Aosta,

1994 Italy; Bermen, Germany; Copenhagen, Denmark

1993 Art in Technology, Contract Design Center, San Francisco, California.

1992 “Keramik aus Schleswig–Holstein,” Holstenhalle, Neumünster, Germany

1990 Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Lauenburg/Elbe, Schleswig–Holstein, Germany

1989 “The Clay Connection: Long Beach Ceramic Artists,” Roberts Gallery Santa Monica, CA

1984 “Ink and Clay, VIII,” California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California

1980 NCECA, National Conference on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Group

1980 Invitational, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1977 “Local Clay Deposits,” Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2001 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
1996 European Ceramic Work Center, s’Hertogenbosch, Holland
1995 Artist in Residence/Workshop, Taller Huara-Huara, Santiago, Chile
1992 “Plateau Series”, Kultusministerin des Landes Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
1992 Elbstrasse 41, Studio Sponsorship, City of Lauenburg/Elbe, Germany
1991 Artist in Residence, One Year Grant, Künstlerhaus Lauenburg, Kultusministerin des Landes Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

COMMISSIONS

1994 Mühlenstrasse 9, Mölln, Germany
1993 Firma Abel, Büchen, Germany
1992 City of Launburg/Elbe, Germany
1989 Redwood City Public Library, Redwood City, California
1988 Forum Country Club, Tokyo, Japan

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2001-2003 California College of Arts & Crafts, Graduate Independent Studies, Oakland, CA
2000 Ceramic Sculpture, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
2000 Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado
1993-94 Ceramic Sculpture, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
1989-90 Program Manager, Creativity Unlimited, San Jose, California
1989-90 Art Instructor, Metropolitan Adult Education, San Jose, California
1989-90 Art Instructor, Creativity Unlimited, San Jose, California
1987-88 Ceramic Instructor, Mission College, Santa Clara, California
1986-87 Ceramic Instructor, Terra Del Sol, Sunland, California
1985-86 Ceramic Instructor, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California

GUEST LECTURES

2009 Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California
2003 California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, California
1997 Guest Artist Lectures, Alfred University, Alfred, New York
1996 Slide Lecture, Long Beach State University, Long Beach, California
1995 Slide Lecture, Taller Huara-Huara, Santiago, Chile
1995 Slide Lecture, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
1995 Slide Lecture, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
1989 Slide Lecture / Portfolio Preparation Workshop, Humbolt State University, Arcata, California
1989 Slide Lecture, San Francisco City College, San Francisco, California
1988 Slide Lecture, Cabrillo College, Aptos, California
1987 Slide Lecture, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
1987 Slide Lecture, San Jose State University, San Jose, California
1983 Lowfire Lecture and Workshop, Goldenwest College, Huntington Beach,CA
1983 Slide Lecture and Workshop, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, California

SELECTED PRIVATE & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Schlossmuseum Landeck, Landeck, Austria
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Virginia Groot Foundation, Evanston, Illinois
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, California
City of Lauenburg, Lauenburg, Germany
Mike and Foster Beigler, Santa Rosa, California
Andreas Meixger & Jacqueline Piotaz, Hirzel, Switzerland
Thomas Schröder-Berkentien, Lübeck, German

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