Summary

Nancy McCroskey is currently Associate Professor of Art, at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is represented by Denise Bibro Fine Art in New York City.

Awards and Honors

2010 Tile Heritage Award, “Feats of clay XXIII, Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA
2007 Indiana Arts Commission: Individual Artist Grant
1992 Summer Research Grant, Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1990 Individual Artist Master Fellowship, Arts United, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1988 The Mile High Ceramic Award, The North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, Colorado
1985 Indiana Arts Commission Grant
1984 Thieme Award, Fort Wayne Museum of Art to study contemporary Southwest American Indian pottery
1982 Thieme Award, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, to study raku firing at Penland School of Art, Penland, North Carolina

Commissions

2007-2008

“Tribute,” Tile Murals for Central Insurance Company in Van Wert, OH

2001-2004

“IPFW Commemorative Tile,” Office of the Chancellor, Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana

2000 “Tre Fanciulli,” tile wall mural for JM Cellars, Kirkland, Washington
“Rose Tiles,” fireplace tile, Seattle, Washington
1999 “Four Seasons Oak Leaf Panels ” fireplace tile, Angola, Indiana
1998 Decorative floor tile for entry foyer, Freeland Farm, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1995 "Harmony in Three Parts," Class gift of l988, Fine Arts Building, IPFW, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1990 "Aerial Rhythm," national competition for a public work, Whetstone Elementary, Gaithersburg, Maryland
1989 "Riverrun," regional competition for a public work, Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1986 “Holocaust Memorial,” Acduth Veshlom Temple, Fort Wayne, Indiana

Reviews, Articles and Reproductions

2008 McCroskey’s Tribute November/December Tile Heritage ENEWS
2007 "500 Tile", Lark Books, Angelica Puzo Juror
2000 Mastering the Craft: Ceramics, 2nd edition, by Richard Zakin
1999 Architectural Ceramics for the Studio Potter, by Peter King, P.131, reproduction of “Suite in Black, White and Grey”
Nancy McCroskey Hrehov at Denise Bibro, exhibition essay by Gerrit Henry
1996 NCECA Journal, Vol.17/No.30, p.54-58, “Ceramic Tile: Part to Whole”
1994 Handmade Tiles, Frank Giorgini, Chapter 11, p.93, Lark books, 1994
1993 American Ceramics, Winter 1993, Vol.10/No.3, p.49, Review by Gerrit Henry
1992 American Craft, June/July 1992, Vol.52/No.3, p.71

Arts Indiana, February 1992, Vol.14/No.1, p.14

1990 American Craft, August/September, 1990, Vol.50/No.4
Arts Indiana, February 1990, Vol.12.no. 1, pgs. 22-24, “Nancy McCroskey: Dual Relationships
Mural has new home at Whetstone
by D. Gill Sperlein
The Montgomery Village News, November 30, 1990. Vol. XXI, No. 23, p.1
1989 The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Sunday, August 13, 1989, “Mural artist captures city, coming and going” by Dell Ford
1986 Remembering death, preserving faith -- Holocaust sculpture both, somber, hopeful
By Troy Cozad
The Journal Gazette, May 16, 1986

Reviews & Articles by Nancy McCroskey

2003 Ceramics Monthly, Vol.51/No.5, P. 61-64, “Rebecca Coffman’s Spirited Vessels
2002 Ceramics Monthly, Vol.48/No.5, P.59, “Jean Barile, playful teapots parody society”
1999 Clay Times, Vol. 5/No.1, P. 50-51, “Living With Tile”
1997 Ceramics Monthly, Vol.45/No.8, P. 65-69, “Viktor Schreckengost’s Architectural Terra Cotta”
Tile Heritage, Vol.III, No.2, p. 11, “Regional Reflections”
1996 Viktor Schreckengost, Three Terra-Cotta Commissions, Friends of Terra Cotta News Letter, December, 1996
Education

Nancy McCroskey received her MFA from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in 1980, and her BFA Cum Laude, from the Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland in 1976

Exhibitions

2010

“ART .OL.O.GY,” The Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

  “Feats of Clay XXIII,” Historic Gladding McBean, Lincoln, CA
  “Clay on the Wall: 2010 Clay National, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  “Cultured Gardens Art Show,” Fort Wayne, IN
2009 “Cultured Gardens Art Show,” Fort Wayne, IN
2007 "Earth and Sky," Mellwood Arts Center, NCECA, 41st Annual Conference, Louisville, Kentucky
2006 “Summer Group Exhibition,” Denise Bibro Fine Art, NY, NY
 

“Thinking in 3D,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

  “Art Miami,” Denise Bibro, Miami, Florida
2005

Ceramic Botanica
Denise Bibro Fine Art, Inc.

2004 “Summer Group Exhibition,” invitational, Denise Bibro, New York, New York
“A Sense of Identity; Contemporary Ceramic Art, University of Indianapolis and NCECA 38th Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana
“A Sense of Identity; Contemporary Ceramic Art, Indiana University Purdue University, Visual Arts Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana
“Local Treasures,” Gordy Fine Arts Gallery, Muncie, Indiana
“Past and Present, Ceramics by Indiana University, Bloomington Alumni,” SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
“Past and Present, Ceramics by Indiana University, Bloomington Alumni,”Mavris Building, Indianapolis, Indiana and NCECA 38th Annual Conference,
2003 “The Northeast Indiana Clay Invitational,” Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, Indiana
2002 “Broome Street Gallery Invitational,” New York, New York
“Celebrating Tile and Mosaic Art,” Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“Gallery Artists, an Invitational,” Denise Bibro, New York, New York

2001 “Summer Invitational,” Denise Bibro, New York, New York
2000 “Indiana Artists,” University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
1999 “Small Packages II,” Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
“Nancy McCroskey, Ceramic Mosaics,” Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, New York
1998 “Impressions; Work by John Hrehov and Nancy McCroskey,” Morrison Gallery, Elizabethtown, Kentucky
“Tiles,” National Juried Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
“Fort Wayne Museum of Art l998 Regional Biennial Exhibition,” Fort Wayne, Indiana
“Glazed Expressions,” The Gallery at Studio B, Lancaster, Ohio
1997 “Nancy McCroskey, Ceramics,” Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, Illinois
“A Decorative Approach, Recent Work by Nancy McCroskey and Ned Krouse,” Huntington College, Huntington, Indiana
1995 "Indiana University Regional Faculty Exhibit," SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
1992 "Arts United Fellowship Recipients," two person exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1990 "Border Crossings: Women and Art in Indiana," Gallery of Frame Design, Indianapolis, Indiana
1988 “Clayfest,” Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
“The Second Annual Great lakes show,” Lill Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
“Crafts 22,” Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania
“The North American Sculpture Exhibition,” The Foothill Art Center, Golden, Colorado, award recipient
1987 “Layers, Actual and Illusionary,” two-person exhibition, St. Mary of the Woods College, St. Mary of the Woods, Indiana
“Clay and Ink,” Fort Wayne Musuem of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
“Wichita National,” Wichita Art Association, Inc., Wichita, Kansas
“Hard and soft,” Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas
“Luckenbach Mill Gallery Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts,” Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
“52 Annual Tri Kappa Regional Artist Exhibition,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana
1986 “Clay and Paper,” The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames, Iowa
“Raw Works,” Artlink Contemporary Artspace, Fort Wayne, Indiana
“Recent Work,” three-person show, First Presbyterian Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana

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