Résumé ANTHONY DAVENPORT
131 East Chestnut Street
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Fax: (740) 653 9811
1998 to present:
Art tour Leader for Hammond Harkins Gallery. Have led week to two week long
art focused trips to various European destinations including: Amsterdam and Cologne;
Paris, Normandy and the Loire Country; Rome, Sienna and Florence; Prague and
Dresden. A Greek trip is planned for 2004.
1984 to present: Director of Northwood Europe.
Duties include lecturing on European culture and history and organizing a yearly
"Term in Europe" for forty students from Northwood University, Midland, Michigan.
Students earn academic credit for four courses while touring six to eight European
1977 to present: Art teacher, Ohio University-Lancaster.
Courses include Ceramics, Sculpture, Figure Modeling, Three Dimensional
Design. Duties include responsibility for ceramics and sculpture studio. Other activities
have included being Associate Director of the Visual Arts Gallery, committee work,
conducting various workshops including kiln building, giving lectures, slide shows and
demonstrations for various community groups, and writing reviews for Dialogue, the
Ohio arts magazine.
1981 to 1984: Artist in Residence for the Ohio Arts Council Artists in Education
program. Numerous two and four week residencies in libraries, elementary schools and
high schools throughout the state.
Summer 1978: Guest Instructor, teaching ceramic mural making and pottery at
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York.
1976: Instructor, Basic Ceramics, State University of New York, New Paltz.
1971 to 1973: Draftsman and designer for architects Georges Noel, 6 rue Saint
Amand, Paris, and Nicholas Matveef, 1 rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, Paris.
Summer 1978: Instructor in Conversational English, special summer program at
Beppu University, Japan.
Other work experience has included framing and finish carpentry, box office manager at
Temple Music Festival (Philadelphia), tutoring in French and English, translations, skiing
EDUCATIONAL AND RELATED EXPERIENCES
1979 - 1983:
Three Ohio University Faculty Research Grants in support of the following
1982-1983: Stone Carving
1980-1981: "Continuum", a site specific installation in three phases.
1979-1980: Creating Architectural Murals from expanded polystyrene billets.
1978 - 1979:
Louis Comfort Tiffany Apprenticeship Grant to study with ceramic Sculptor
Claude Horan in Kahaluu, Hawaii.
M.F.A. State University of New York at New Paltz.
B.A. Architecture, Princeton University.
1957 - 1967:
French Education Nationale. Lycee Pasteur, Paris.
Born 1950, New York, New York. Early childhood in Honolulu, adolescence in
Paris, France. Married to Kathleen Davenport, four children.
Languages: fluent French and English; working knowledge of Italian, Spanish,
German; some Greek.
Extensive and frequent travel throughout Europe. Summer 1970: Two months
extensive study of sites in Japan, visits to important sites in and near Bangkok, New
Delhi, Teheran, Isfahan, Istanbul.
SOLO AND SMALL GROUP SHOWS:
Hammond Harkins Galleries, Columbus , Ohio: Winter 2003 and Fall 2001, with selected
Lanning Gallery, Columbus, Ohio: March 19 - May 1, 1999
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii: June 28 - July 31, 1988, with painter
Gallery 200, Columbus, Ohio:
February 6 - March 15, 1991. Four person show
January 17 - February 14, 1988, with painter Shun Endo
January 25 - February 15, 1987, with painter Roselle Davenport.
June 12 - July 10, 1983
June 7 - July 3, 1981.
Midland Arts Center, Midland, Michigan: May 30 - July 5, 1987, with painter Rselle
Smith Limited, Cincinnati, Ohio: April 9 - May 7, 1982.
Visual Arts Gallery, Ohio University, Lancaster, Ohio:
April 16 - May 30, 1990. May 3 - 14, 1987.
April 6 - 26, 1986. April 29 - May 24, 1984.
February 27 - March 20, 1983. February 14 - March 7, 1982.
November 16 - December 3, 1980. May 6 - May 20, 1980.
SELECTED LARGE GROUP SHOWS
Worthington Arts Council, Worthington, Ohio: October 1-31, 1986.
Gallery at the Old Post Office, Dayton .Ohio: January 14 - February 6, 1986.
Kettering Tower, Dayton, Ohio: January 14 - 26, 1985: "Artists: Papier/Paper/Papyrus".
Nationwide Gallery, Columbus, Ohio: September 10 - October 4, 1984:
"Focus Central Ohio".
Fairfield County District Library, Lancaster, Ohio. July 12 - August 7, 1981.
Best of Show.
Artreach Gallery, Columbus, Ohio: June 7 - 28, 1980.
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, New York: August 21 - October 15, 1978:
Retrospective Faculty Show.
Salernes-en-Provence, Var, France: August 3 - 30, 1977.
Theo Portnoy Gallery, New York, New York: August 5 - 25, 1977, Six person show.
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas: May 8 - 28, 1977:
XXIIIeme Salon Art Sacre, Paris, France, Fall 1973.
NOTEWORTHY COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS:
Ohio School Employees Retirement System, Columbus, Ohio
Mosler Safe Company, Cincinnati, OH
Bremco Corporation, Lancaster, Ohio.
Mr. Edward Mayer, Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. Henry Falken, Lancaster, Ohio.
J.C. Penney Memorial Capel, Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Mr. and Mrs. Burke Wilkinson, Washington, D.C.
The Lee Blaffer Trust, New Harmony, Indiana.
Fisher College of Business of the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.