RESUME' - Clay Burnette

EXHIBITIONS:

CURRENT:
2017-2020
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, National Basketry Organization and the University of Missouri,
+1/28/17 - 5/14/17  University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archeology, Columbia, MO
+6/2/17 - 7/17/17  108 Contemporary Gallery, Tulsa, OK
+8/22/17 - 11/12/17  Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, MS
+2/2/18 - 5/6/18 Whatcomb Museum, Bellingham, WA
+6/1/18 - 8/5/18  Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
+2/2/19 - 4/28/189  Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
+5/18/19 - 8/18/19  Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
+9/21/19 - 12/14/19  Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL
Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America book by Kristin Schwain and Josephine Stealey available from Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atglen PA


2019
+Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibition, National Basketry Organization Conference, Western Kentucky University, Bowling, Green, KY
+SC Arts Awards Luncheon and Art Sale, SC Arts Commission, Columbia, SC
+2019 Arrowmont Instructors Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

2018
+Celebrating American Craft - Southern Style, Sarrat Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
+SC State Museum's 30th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+Members in Print: Vessels - A Juried Exhibition of Innovative Work in Basketry, National Basketry Organization -  national basketry.org
+SC Arts Awards Luncheon and Art Sale, SC Arts Commission, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention & Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2017
+2017 Arrowmont Instructors Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
+All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century, National Basketry Organization
--7/20/17 - 8/26/17 American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
--9/16/17 - 10/29/17 Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ
--3/29/18 - 6/9/18 Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, MA
+2017 NBO Instructors Exhibition, American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
+More to Consider 2 - 2017 NBO Conference Open Exhibition Invitational, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
+SC Fellows Part 1 Retrospective, SC Arts Commission, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Progression: 50th Anniversary of the SC Arts Commission Fellowship Awards, Arthur Rose Museum, Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC
+Eclipsing 50: The State Art Collection 1967-2017, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention & Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2016
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention & Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2015
+Carolina Makers, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+Summer Salon, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC
+2015 Arrowmont Instructors Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
+All Things Considered VIII, National Basketry Organization, 
--Grand Hand Gallery, St. Paul, MN, 
--Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention and Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2014
+Clay Burnette: A Stitch in Time, Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
+Forming: The Synergy between Basketry and Sculpture, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+All Things Considered VII, National Basketry Organization, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention & Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2013
+All Things Considered VII, National Basketry Organization, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN (awarded Best in Show, basket image used on cover of catalog)
+Tradition/Inovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, South Arts, Atlanta, GA (final year of 6-year Southeast tour)
--Courthouse Galleries, Portsmouth, VA
--The Morris Museum of Art, Augusta GA
+One South Carolina, Riley Institute, Hilton Head Island, SC
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Unearth: A Celebration of Naturally Inspired Art, Saluda Shoals Part, Columbia, SC
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Crafty Feast, Columbia Convention & Visitors Center, Columbia, SC

2012
+Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, SouthArts, Atlanta, GA (year 5 of Southeast tour)
---Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Danville, VA
---Walter Anderson Museum, Ocean Springs, MS
+Columbia Design League Selects, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Organics - Clay Burnette, Erika Diamond, Kim Keats, Arts Council of York County, Rock Hill, SC
+A Sense of Place: Getting' Fresh, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Unearth: A Celebration of Naturally Inspired Art, Saluda Shoals Part, Columbia, SC
+Sustainable Holidays, Sustainable Midlands, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

2011
+Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, SouthArts, Atlanta, GA (year 4 of Southeast tour)
---Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA
---Appleton Museum, Ocala, FL
+Art in Embassies Program, USC Embassy - Dakar, Senegal, US Department of State, Washington, DC (3 year exhibition)
+Gatos Locos! Cats on a Leash - Still Crazy after 26 Years, Gallery 80808, Columbia, SC
+Under an August Moon, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Triennial Revisited, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
+Unearth: A Celebration of Naturally Inspired Art, Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia, SC
+Paths of Least Resistance - Jeri Burdick and Clay Burnette, Gallery 80808, Columbia, SC
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

2010
+Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, SouthArts, Atlanta, GA (year 3 of Southeast tour)
---Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
---Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
---Hattiesburg Historic Train Depot, Hattiesburg, MS
+Unearth: A Celebration of Naturally Inspired Art, Saluda Shoals Park, Columbia, SC
+Featured SC Artists, SC Book Festival, SC Humanities Council, Columbia Convention Center, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+SC Arts Gala, SC Arts Foundation, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
+Summertime, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC

2009
+Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, SouthArts, Atlanta, GA (year 2 of Southeast tour)
---Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
---Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
---Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
+Sculpting Nature: Clay Burnette, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
+Fall Heritage Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+eARTh, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
+Spring for Art, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, 

2008
+Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art, SouthArts, Atlanta, GA (year 1 of 6-year Southeast tour)
---Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA
---Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
---Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
+Carolina Collects, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
+Spring for Art, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+SC Arts Foundation's 40th Anniversary Benefit Auction, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
+SC State Museum's 20th Anniversary Exhibition, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+The Gift, Summit One Gallery, Highlands, NC

2007
+Cats on a Leash: Three Decades at Play, Gallery 80808, Columbia, SC
+Interwoven: Contemporary Baskets, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
+The Art of Basketry, National Basketry Organization, Fine Art Center -Bascom-Louise Gallery, Highlands, NC
+A Fool for Art, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

2006
+ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
+USC Alumni Exhibition, USC McMaster Gallery, Columbia, SC
+A Fool for Art, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

2005
+ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
+All Things Considered III, National Basketry Organization, Tahoe City, CA
+Third Contemporary Basket Invitational, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA
+A Fool for Art, USC McKissick Museum, Columbia, SC
+Congaree Arts Festival, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

2004
+Basket Trends: A Showcase of Contemporary Basketry, The Dairy Barn, Athens, OH
+ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Atlanta, GA
+ACC Charlotte Craft Show, American Craft Council, Charlotte, NC
+Cats on a Leash - Celebration of 20 Years, Carol Saunders Gallery, Columbia, SC


2003

*Clay Burnette: Pine Needle Baskets, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

*ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

*ACC Charlotte Craft Show, American Craft Council, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

*Sumter Collects, Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC

*Baskets to Behold: Baskets by Master Basket Weavers Bille Ruth Suddeth and Clay Burnette, Summit One Gallery, Highlands, NC

*Second Contemporary Basket Invitational, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA

*Fine Arts Exhibition, South Carolina State Fair, Columbia, SC


2002

*Clay Burnette, Solo Exhibition, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC

*Contemporary Basket Invitational, American Art Co., Tacoma, WA

* Fine Arts Exhibition, South Carolina State Fair, Columbia SC


2001

*ACC Charlotte Craft Show, American Craft Council, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

*Contemporary Baskets 2001, delMano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

*SOFA - New York 2001 (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), via Katie Gingrass Gallery, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, NY

*SOFA - Chicago 2001 (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), via Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

*Extending the Tradition: Craft of the Carolinas, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA


2000

*Contemporary International Basketry, Craft Council, Manchester, England (traveled the UK 4/99  -9/00)

*Fiber 2000, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

*Craft: Selections from the State Art Collection, SC Arts Commission, NationsBank Plaza, Columbia, SC

*100 Years/100 Artists: Views of the 20th Century in South Carolina Art, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

*Clay Burnette / Laura Spong, Carol Saunders Gallery, Columbia, SC


1999

*SOFA - Chicago 1999 (Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art), via Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

*National Artists' Auction, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

*ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

*Southeastern Basket Invitational, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC

*Fine Arts Exhibition, South Carolina State Fair, Columbia, SC


1998

*To Have & To Hold: Artist-Made Vessels and Containers, Spruill Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

*ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

*Spotlight '98: Southeast Crafts, Arrowmont Gallery, Gatlinburg TN, Naples, FL

*The Many Faces of Contemporary Fiber, Haywood Mall, Greenville, SC

*Fine Arts Exhibition, SC State Fair, Columbia, SC


1997

*ACC Atlanta Craft Show, American Craft Council, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA

*Contemporary Art Baskets 1997, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

*Spotlight '97: Southeast Crafts, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

*Fine Arts Exhibition, SC State Fair, Columbia, SC


1996

*From the Longleaf Pine: The Baskets of Clay Burnette, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

*Clay Burnette - Artist of the Month (11/96), Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

*Southeast Fine Arts & Crafts Juried Exhibition, Art Station, Stone Mountain, GA

*Fine Arts Exhibition, SC State Fair, Columbia, SC

*Salon des Refuse's: Artists des Triomphe, Lewis and Clark Gallery, Columbia, SC


1995

*Men Making Baskets, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA

*Woven Vessels, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO (traveled throughout US 1991-1995)

*Southeastern Arts and Crafts Exposition, Columbia Museum of Art, USC Carolina Coliseum,  Columbia, SC


1994

*The Woven Vessel: Contemporary Interpretations of Baskets, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

*Burdick/Burnette, Carol Saunders Gallery, Columbia, SC

*Centennial Celebration Exhibition, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

*Southeastern Arts and Crafts Exposition, Columbia Museum of Art, USC Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, SC


1993

*The White House Christmas Tree Ornament Collection - Celebration of the Year of American Craft, The White House, Washington, DC

*Piedmont Crafts Fair, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

*Seven after Seven: Cats on a Leash, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

*Handmade: The Year of American Craft in SC, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC


1992

*Focus: American Baskets, Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

*Piedmont Crafts Fair, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

*The Art of Craft, SC Crafts Association, Museum of York County, Rock Hill, SC

*SC Arts Commission's Triennial '92 Exhibition, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC, Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC, Stanback Museum, SC State College,, Orangeburg, SC

*New Acquisitions, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC


1991

*Baskets, Appalachiana Gallery, Bethesda, MD

*Basketry Spectrum, Rome Art Center, Rome, NY

*Holiday Exhibit, Crafts Alliance, St Louis, MO

*Piedmont Crafts Fair, Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

*Focus: American Baskets, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI


1990

*Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

*Philadelphia Craft Show, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

*New Art Forms Expo, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

*A Matter of Face: Traditions & New Works, Craft Alliance, St Louis, MO

*Focus: American Baskets, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Santa Fe, NM, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA

*Cats on a Leash, Carol Saunders Gallery, Columbia, SC

*Life Begins at 40 - Guild of SC Artists, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

*SC Arts Commission Visual Arts & Crafts Fellowship Retrospective, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC


1989

*Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

*Philadelphia Craft Show, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

*New Art Forms Expo, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

*Focus: American Baskets, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee WI, Santa Fe, NM, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA

*SC Crafts Association Annual Exhibition, SC State Museum, Columbia, SC

*SC National Bank Collects, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC


1988

*Smithsonian Craft Show, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

*Philadelphia Craft Show, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

*Focus: American Baskets, Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Santa Fe, NM, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, CA

*Material Matters, Ruth Eckert Hall, Clearwater, FL

*South Carolina Surfaces, Gallery 300, Atlanta, GA

*SC Arts Commission Invitational, SC State College, Orangeburg, SC



1987- 1980
Additional exhibitions/venues - complete list by year available upon request.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

BOOKS:
+Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America - Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA, 2017
+500 Baskets - Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 2006
+Beautiful Things: Original Art from the Artists of Guild.com, -  Guild Publishing, Madison, WI, 2000
+Baskets: Tradition and Beyond - Leier, Peters, Wallace, Guild Publishing, Madison, WI, 2000
+Baskets: A Book for Makers and Collectors -  Billie Ruth Suddeth, Hand Books Press, Madison, WI, 1999
+Contemporary International Basketmaking - Mary Butcher, Craft Council, London, Merrell Holberton Publishers, London, UK, 2000
+Craft in America: Celebrating the Creative Work of the Hand - Phyllis George, Summit Group, Fort Worth, TX, 1993
+The Traveler's Guide to American Crafts: East of the Mississippi - Suzanne Carmichael, Penguin Books, NYC, NY, 1990

MAGAZINES, CATALOGS:
+Members in Print: Vessels - A Juried Exhibition of Innovative Work in Basketry - National Basketry Organization magazine, Issue 71, Summer 2018
+SC Fellows 1976-2018 - SC Arts Commission catalog, Columbia, SC, 2017
+All Things Considered 9 - Basketry in the 21st Century - National Basketry Organization catalog, 2017
+Coiled for the Future - Columbia Living Magazine, Jan/ Feb 2017
+All Things Considered 8 - National Basketry Organization catalog,, 2015
+Clay Burnette: Pine Needle Basketry - National Basketry Organization magazine, Fall 2014
+2015 Masters of Art: Clay Burnette - Jasper Magazine, Columbia, SC 2015
+All Things Considered VII - National Basketry Organization catalog, 2013 (awarded Best in Show, cover photo)
+Clay Burnette: Inspired by Nature - Jasper Magazine, Columbia, SC 2012
+Contemporary Baskets 2001 - del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2001
+Clay Burnette: Master Basket Weaver - Rachel Haynie, SC Homes & Gardens magazine, Camden, SC, Jan/Feb 2001
+Pining for Coiled Baskets - Crafts Report, January 1999
+From the Longleaf Pine: The Baskets of Clay Burnette - John Michael Kohler Arts Center catalog, Sheboygan, WI, 1996
+Patience and Pine Needles: Clay Burnette creates Masterpieces from the Longleaf Pine - Liz Seymour, Southern Accents Magazine, Birmingham, AL, November 1990
+Handmade: The Year of American Craft in South Carolina - SC Arts Commission, Columbia, SC 1993
+Cats on a Leash: Fine Crafts Group - R L Bryan Company, Columbia, SC 1987
+Contemporary Baskets: A Portfolio - FiberArts Magazine, No1, 1988

TEACHING VENUES:

UPCOMING
+7/19 - Educator Week, Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN
+10/19 - Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

PREVIOUS:
+3/18 - Columbia Art Center, Columbia, SC
+7/17 - National Basketry Organization Conference, Tacoma, WA
+10/17 - Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg TN
+9/15 - Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN

COLLECTIONS:
+ The White House Christmas Tree Ornament Collection, Washington, DC
+Southern Progess (Southern Accents Magazine), Birmingham, AL (5 pcs)
+Binney & Smith, Inc. (Crayola Crayons), Easton, PA
+Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
+NationsBank, Charlotte, NC
+Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC (3 pcs)
+Kaiser Permanente, Atlanta, GA
+AGL Resources (Atlanta Gas & Light), Atlanta, GA
+Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
+SC History Center, Columbia, SC
+SC State Art Collection, SC Arts Commission, Columbia, SC (2 pcs)
+SC State Museum, Columbia, SC
+University of South Carolina - Sumter, Sumter, SC
+Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
+Wachovia Bank, Columbia, SC
+Springs Industries, Lancaster, SC
+Carolina First Bank, Columbia, SC
+Numerous Private Collections



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