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Awards 

2015 First Place, Carolinas Got Art, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2015 Purchase Award, Delhom Service League and Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

2014 Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly Magazine

2010 Purchase Award, Delhom Service League/Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

2009 Emerging Artist, American Style Magazine

2008 Regional Artist Project Grant, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC

2008 Japan-US Artist Exchange Grant, Asian Cultural Council, New York

2006 Kiln God Scholarship, Laguna Clay Company, City of Industry, CA

2006 Purchase Award, Concordia Continental Biennial, St Paul, MN

 

Collections

Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

Laguna Clay Company, City of Industry, CA

Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC

 

Selected Exhibitions

2015 Ceramic Mind Field, West Palm Beach Armory, FL

2015 Earth and Water, FRANK Gallery, Chapell Hill, NC

2015 Fine Southern Clay, Eno Gallery, Hillsborough, NC

2015 Carolinas Got Art, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2015 Apprenticelines, Pawtucket Armory, NCECA, NJ

2014 Art (fuel), Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2014 Quiet Inspiration, North Carolina Pottery Center, Greensboro, NC

2014 Big Ideas, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastapol, CA

2013 High Heat, Red Bird Gallery, Columbia, SC

2013 Southern Hospitality, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, NC

2013 The Unexpected, Queens University, Charlotte, NC

2013 Yunomi Invitational, Akar Gallery, Iowa City, IA  

2012 Serendipity, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

2012 New Work, Gallery Sintra, Gothenberg, Sweden (solo)

2012 New Work, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC (three person)

2012 Kiln Gods,  Baltimore Clayworks, ML

2012 Cups, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2011 75 Years of Collecting, The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

2011 Interpreting the Cup, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

2011 Between Bones and Words, Anderson Obrien Fine Art, Omaha, NE (solo)

2011 Baltic Woodfired, Hjorths Fabrik, Roenne, Denmark

2011 A Quick Look at Function, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC (solo)

2011 Containment, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

2010 CreaBiz, University of Northern Denmark, Hjoerring, Denmark

2010 Wood Fire International, Gallerei Klosterformat, Rostock, Germany

2010 Ceramics, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2010 Studio Ceramics 2010, Signature Shop, Atlanta

2010 Constructed - A Handbuilt Review, Mudfire Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010 Shino Redux, Clayart Center, Port Chester, NY

2010 Eric Knoche - Recollection/Evolution, Roane State CC, TN (solo)

2009 Eric Knoche--New Work, Anderson O’brien, Omaha, NE (solo)

2009 Wood Fired Ceramics, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC

2009 Eric Knoche and Matt Jacobs, Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC

2008 Southern Highlands Craft Guild Exhibition, Appalachian Commission, DC,

2008 The Clay Space Co-op, Front Gallery, Asheville Area Arts Council, NC

2008 Fire and Light, Hand in Hand Gallery, Flatrock, NC

2008 Eric Knoche--Large Scale Work, Anderson-O’Brien, Omaha, NE (solo)

2008 Dale Huffman, Justin Rothshank and Eric Knoche Union Project, Pitts.

2008 Some Assembly Required, Asheville Area Arts Council,  NC (solo)       

2008 Concordia Continental Biennial Exhibition, Concordia Uni., St. Paul, MN

2007 Big Idea, Small Scale, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN

2007 Eric Knoche -- New Work, Anderson-O’Brien Fine Art, Omaha, NE

2007 Coming Up, Down South-Emerging Clay,Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC

2006 10th New York-Tokyo Friendship Ceramic Comp.  Nippon Gallery, NY, NY

2006 16th Annual Feats of Clay Exhibition, Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA

2006 Concordia Continental Biennial Exhibition, Concordia Uni, St. Paul, MN

2006 Big Idea, Small Scale, Concordia University, St. Paul, MN

2005 Voices in Ceramics, Yaeger Museum, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

 

Education

2008-09 Short Term Apprentice to Isezaki Jun, Living National Treasure

                 Bizen, Okayama, Japan

2004-06 Apprentice to Jeff Shapiro, Ceramic Artist, Accord, NY

2002 B.A. with High Distinction and Honors in Art, Anthropology, English         University of Minnesota, Morris, MN and Minneapolis, MN

 

Teaching and Lecture Experience

2015 Instructor, Hand Building Laboratory, Penland School of Crafts, NC

2015 Instructor, Hand Building Laboratory, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC

2015 Instructor, Large Works, Odyssey Clay Works, Asheville, NC

2014 Instructor, Pinch Pots, Odyssey Clay Works, Asheville, NC

2012 Guest Artist, Landshut Ceramic University, Bavaria, Germany

2011 Guest Lecturer Australian National Art  School, Sydney, Australia

2011 Invited Panelist, Wood Fire Tasmania Conference,  Australia

2010 Presenter, First European Woodfire conference, Bröllin, Germany

2010 Invited Panelist,  CreaBiz Ceramics Conference, Hjoerring, Denmark

2010 Demonstration, Gothenburg Folk University, Gothenburg, Sweden

2009 Visiting Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Jerilyn Virden, Penland, NC

2009 Kiln Building Instructor, Carolina Kiln Build, Copus Pottery, Marshall, NC

2008 Wood Kiln Building Instructor, Laurelville Camp, Mt Pleasant, PA

2007-8 Ceramics Instructor, Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC

2002-3 Instructor, Rajamangala University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

Other Experience

2012 Invited Artist, Kohila Ceramic Symposium, Estonia

2012 Curator, Serendipity, Crimson Laurel Gallery, NC

2009 Invited Artist, Int. Wood Fire Symposium, Carlow/Union Project, Pitts., PA

2006 Resident, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME

2006 Studio Assistant, Penland School,  NC Sana Musasama and Jon Keenan

 

Press

2012 Horizonline Films in Assoc. w/the NC Arts Council, 

Eric Knoche, Chris Gallaway

2012 The Laurel of Asheville, Eric Knoche, Paul Howey

2011 Ceramics Monthly, Points of Connection: Eric Knoche, Katey Schultz
 

2009 Omaha World Herald,  Beautiful Evocative Patterns Emerge from Hands of Ceramic Artist, John Pitcher








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