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Born Chapel Hill, NC
Lives and works in Chatham County, NC

1996          MFA Ceramics and Combined Medias, Hunter College, NYC
1992          BFA with Honors, Ceramics and Painting,  UNC- Chapel Hill, NC

2015   Unmapped, Gateway Arts Center, Brentwood, MD
        Transformed Viewpoints, A.I.R. Gallery. Brooklyn, NY
2014-5 Refreshed, National Traveling Exhibition of Selected A.I.R. Gallery Artists
    Liminal Communities, curated by Lucy Li. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013      Solo Exhibiton , Unfound: Glass Rains of Azure, Gallery C
                  National Liberty Museum Invitational Auction, Philadelphia,PA
                  Emerge Art Fair, Represented by Gallery C, Washington,DC
                  Ox-bow School of Art Invitational Auction, Sagautuk, MI
2010          Sally Resnik Rockriver, Mothers of Abstraction, Gallery C, Raleigh NC
2009          Solo Exhibiton , The Joyfull Jewel, Pittsboro, NC
                  Winter Invitational, Greenhill Center for the Arts, Greensboro, NC
                  Small Works Invitational, Elon College Gallery, Elon, NC
2008          Regrowth, Greenhill Center for NC Arts, Greensboro, NC
                  Small Works Invitational, Elon College Gallery, Elon, NC
2007          Planetary Formations, Studio Exhibit, Resnik Thermal Lab, NC
2006          New Planets, Studio Exhibit,  Resnik Thermal Lab, NC
2004          Thermal Formations,  Studio Exhibit,  Resnik Thermal Lab, NC
2003          Completed By Nature, Gallery The, Brooklyn NY
2002          Solo Exhibition, Geochemical Formations, Rome Arts, Brooklyn, NY
     Gender Play, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, NY
                  The Synthesis Project, UNC Chapel Hill Art Department Gallery 
                  Frozen Moments,  Studio Exhibit, Resnik Thermal Lab, NC
2000          Geochemical Prizes, Virtual Circus, Revolving Museum, Boston
                  Geochemical Artifacts, Sandbox Bang, Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
1999          Thermal Discoveries, Solo Exhibiton, Braddigins Art Gallery, Hillsboro, NC
                  Take Back the Streets, ABC No Rio, NYC
                  Let's Make it Dirty, 42nd Street, NYC
1998          Durham Arts Council Juried Exhibition, Durham, NC
                  NC Arts Gallery, Carrboro, NC
                  Process, Baby Jupiter, NYC
1997          Future Visions, Velvet, NYC
1996          Zine World, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC
                  Sandbox Performers: Fate and Chance, Flamingo East, NYC
                  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Science and Ceremony, Hunter College, NYC
                  Selected Exhibitions from the Deviant Playground, T.E.S. Conference, NYC
1995          Rites of Spring, Installations in Gardens of NYC
                  Sandbox, Shelter Eclectic, NYC
                  Deviant Playground, Suffolk Schoolhouse, NYC
1994          Landmark Music and Arts, Brooklyn, NY
1993          Fountains, NC Crafts Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
1992          BFA Honors Thesis Solo Exhibition, Glass Gallery, U.N.C.-Chapel Hill, NC


2015     Art Review, Washington Post, Feb. 6th 2015.
          Hidden Treasures Art Magazine (London)
2014   "3 Questions For Sally Resnik Rockriver", Glass Quarterly: Urban Glass Hotsheet, Andrew Page.
      "Glass, Ceramics, and Geology", Geology In Art, Andrea Baucon.

2013                  Geochemical Glassblower:PIoneering the UnIverse Sally Resnik Rockriver Retrospective Blurb Publications
2011                  The Best of America Glass, Select, Kennedy Publications
2008-10    Six International Artists Combining Glass and Ceramics, Jessamy Kelly,
                                                                 PHD at University of Sunderland, England
2007                  The Best of America Glass, Kennedy Publications
2006         The Best of North Carolina Artists, Kennedy Publications
2005         Encyclopedia of Ceramics , Steven Goldate; Australia
                 Ceramics Today, Artist of the Week, Steven Goldate
2004         Making Marks, Robin Hopper, KP Books
                 Ceramics Monthly, Cover Article, Thermal Formations,
                                                                  Sally Resnik Rockriver, March
2002         New York Times: Art in Review, Roberta Smith, April 12th     
                 American Style Magazine, Chatham County Artists, Charlotte Richardson
2001         In-Shows-NYC.  July 19,  Sandbox #9,  Amy Shapiro
1999         Art and Craft of Clay, Susan Peterson, Prentice-Hall
1998         Working with Clay, Susan Peterson, Overlook Press             
                 Sandbox Magazine, Geochemical Sounds, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson

                 Feature Articles in Local Newspapers:
                                                                        Durham Herald, Chapel Hill Herald, Durham News and Observer,                                                                                  Chapel Hill News, Sanford Herald, Daily Tarheel, Burlington Times                                                                         News, Raleigh News and Observer, Chatham Record, Carrboro Free Press             
                 Sandbox Magazine, Place Yourself Outside, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson
                 Sandbox Magazine, Process, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson
1997         Sandbox Magazine, Art Review, Christiaan Koop: Jain/Myerson
                 Sandbox Magazine, Game of Life, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson
1996         Sandbox Magazine, Reflection Site, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson
1995         Sandbox Magazine, Play or Pray, Sally Resnik: Jain/Myerson
                 New York Post, Pic of the Week, Review of Deviant Playground
                 New York Magazine, Gotham, Review of Deviant Playground


2012         Ox-Bow School of Art "Beyond the Limits" Summer Instructor, Ox-Bow, MI

1999 –PRESENT:  Director: Resnik Thermal Lab.
2000-1     Visiting Scholar: Art Department, UNC-Chapel Hill                                       
2000        Lecturer: National Science Foundation Workshop,  Millersville University, PA
                Materials Science Lecturer: Glass and Ceramics Lab, UNC-Chapel Hill
1996-8     Head of Ceramics: Assistant Professor, MN State University,
                           Moorhead, MN
1995-6     Adjunct Ceramics Instructor, Hunter College, NYC
1996        Artist in Residence, public demonstrations, American Craft Museum, NYC
                Ceramics Studio Manager, MFA building Hunter College, NYC

2015   Guest Artist- Glassblowing Demonstration: DC Glassworks, (DC suburbs).
2014   International Award for Art and Design (Germany)
2008         Chatham County Studio Tour, Second Place Award
2006         First Place in Ceramics: Best of North Carolina Artists  
                           Kennedy Publications
                  Honorable Mention Sculpture: Best of North Carolina Artists  
                           Kennedy Publications
2001                Scholarship to The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass:
                           Study with          Harumi Yukutake        
2000         Research at National Science Foundation Workshop on Chemistry and Art,
                            Millersville University, PA
     Funding for Preparation of Articles on Geochemistry with Dr. Brian Stoner, UNC-Chapel Hill
1999         Co-Investigator Materials Fund:
                           Zinc Silicate Project, Material Sciences Department at UNC-Chapel Hill
1987         Scholarship: Studies in Genetic Engineering, N.C. Science Camp,
                           UNC- Wilmington


    2000     Glass Plus One: Harumi Yukitake, the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass,                 Corning, NY
    2001      Hot Glass Sculpture: Karen Willenbrink, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 2001     Glass Blowing: Nick Mount, the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass,                         Corning, NY

1996-8      Glass Blowing and Construction: Jon Offut, Moorhead State University, MN
1993         Anagama Woodfiring: Chuck Hindes, Arrowmont School of Arts,
                            Gatlinburg, TN
1992         Glaze Chemistry: Val Cushing, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1990         Woodfiring: Ken Sedberry, Penland, NC
                 Altering Pots: Mary Law, Penland, NC
                 Drawing: Clarence Morgan, Penland, NC
1989         Salt Firing: Kirk Mangus, Penland, NC