Resume

AMBER ANNE PALO

CONTACT AmberAnneArt@yahoo.com
865-323-2251
www.AmberAnnePalo.com

BORN Vacaville, California; 1975

RESIDES Sevierville, Tennessee


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Emotional Connections, Solo Exhibition
Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment
Huntsville, Alabama, May – July 2017

Featured Artist
Art Market Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee, June 2017

Featured Artists in Clay
Art Market Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 2017

18th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – March 2017
Distinguished Media Award: Sculpture

New Member Featured Artist
Art Market Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee, November 2016

Featured Artist, Mahogany House Gallery, Waynesville,
North Carolina, June 2015

17th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – March 2015
Distinguished Media Award: Mixed Media
Purchase Award: “Barren”

16th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – March 2013
Distinguished Media Award: Hand Built Ceramic

15th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – February 2011

14th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – February 2009
Distinguished Media Award: Sculpture

Fountain City Art Centers Juried Show
Fountain City, Tennessee, 2010

The Sevier County Invitational Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee January – February 2008
Invited Artist

Fountain City Arts Center Terra Madre Show
Fountain City, Tennessee, March – April 2008

13th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January – February 2007
Distinguished Media Award: Hand Built Ceramics

The Art Market Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition
The Art Market Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee, February 2003

Vacaville Annual Juried Art Show
Solano County Arts Council, Vacaville, California, April 2002
Award of Merit

Emotion, Evolution, Extinction, Group Exhibition
Doiron Gallery, Sacramento, California, October – November 2001
Emotion, Evolution, Extinction, Solo Exhibition
The Vacaville Art Gallery, Vacaville, California, August 2001

Vacaville Annual Juried Art Show
Solano County Arts Council, Vacaville, California, May 2001
Clay & Cello
Artistic Touch Gallery, Davis, California, May 2001

Art and Wine Stroll
Studio 9, Vacaville, California, September 2000

AWARDS

ARTIST AWARD
Dogwood Arts Festival, Knoxville, Tennessee, April 2017

DISTINGUISHED MEDIA AWARD Sculpture, January 2017
18th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

DISTINGUISHED MEDIA AWARD Mixed Media
PURCHASE AWARD “Barren”
17th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January 2015

DISTINGUISHED MEDIA AWARD Hand Built Ceramic
16th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January 2013

DISTINGUISHED MEDIA AWARD Sculpture
14th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January 2009

DISTINGUISHED MEDIA AWARD Hand Built Ceramics
13th Sevier County Biennial Juried Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, January 2007

AWARD OF MERIT
Vacaville Annual Juried Art Show
Solano County Arts Council, Vacaville, California, April 2002

PUBLISHED

Tennessee Craft Fall Art Fair Chosen Artist for all Publications relating to Fall Fair, September 2016

Somerset Studio Gallery, Summer 2013
Stampington & Co.

Somerset Studio, July/August 2012
Stampington & Co.

Somerset Studio, September/October 2012
Stampington & Co.

Art Doll Quarterly, Winter 2007
Stampington & Co.

Somerset Home, 2006
Stampington & Co.

Somerset Studio Gallery, Summer 2006
Stampington & Co.

Somerset Studio, May/June 2006
Stampington & Co.


ART EDUCATION

Symposium – Figurative Association – The Human Form in Clay
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, October 2010

Self Taught, and studied under:

Lindsay Rogers, Wheel Throwing
Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, North Carolina, Summer 2015

Laura Jean McGlaughlin, Figurative Clay
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Spring 2006

Mark Lancet, Sculpting the Human Figure
Solano Community College, Suisun, California, Spring 2002

Scott Parady, Art of Raku
Solano Community College, Suisun, California, Spring 2002


AFFILIATIONS

Art Market Gallery, Artist Cooperative Juried Gallery
Knoxville, Tennessee: 2016 - Present

Tennessee Craft
Nashville, Tennessee: 2015 - Present

Foothills Crafts Guild
Knoxville, Tennessee: 2015 - Present

Great Smoky Mountain Arts & Crafts Community Member
Gatlinburg, Tennessee; 2003 – 2017

Terra Madres
Knoxville, Tennessee; 2008 - 2010

The Vacaville Art League and Gallery,
Vacaville, California; Vice President 2000-2002

Fairfield Visual Arts Association,
Fairfield, California; Member 2000-2002

Mankas Potters at the Clay Station, Artist Cooperative
Suisun, California, 2002


SHOWS

Dogwood Arts Festival, Juried, Knoxville, TN, April 2017

Peninsula Covenant Health, Artsclamation!, Juried, Knoxville, TN, November 2016

Kentuck Art Festival, Juried, Northport, AL, October 2016

Tennessee Craft East Art Show, Juried, Knoxville, TN October 2016

St. James Court Art Show, Juried, Louisville, KY, October 2015, 2016

Tennessee Craft Fall Art Fair, Juried, Nashville, TN, September 2016
*Chosen Artist for Fair Publications and Promotions.

Tennessee Craft Spring Art Fair, Juried, Nashville, TN, May 2016, 2017

Webb School of Knoxville, ArtXtravaganza, Juried, Knoxville, TN, March 2016, 2017

Great Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community Thanksgiving and Christmas Shows, Gatlinburg, TN, November – December, 2004, 2010 - 2015

Peter Anderson Art Festival, Juried, Ocean Springs, MS,
November 2013 - 2015

Foothills Craft Guild, Member Show, Knoxville, TN, November 2015

Berea Craft Festival, Juried, Berea, KY, July 2012 – 2015

Dunwoody Art Festival, Juried, Dunwoody, GA May 2015

John C. Campbell Fall Festival, Brasstown, NC, October 2012, 2014

Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival, Juried, Lenoir City, TN 2013

The Art Walk at Trillium Cove, Juried, Spring & Fall 2011 - 2012

Smoky Mountain Pottery Festival, Juried, Townsend, TN,
June 2008 - 2012

War Eagle Fall Art Fair, War Eagle, AR, Juried, October 2009

Mountain Fest
Gatlinburg, Tennessee, June 2006

Solano County Fair, Vallejo, California, July 2001

Art and Wine Stroll
Chamber of Commerce, Main Street, Vacaville, California, May 2001

Art On The Vine
Volkhardt Winery, Green Valley, California, May 2001