Art & Art History Program

Sarah Gross

Assistant Professor, Director, Ceramics Apprenticeship Program

Danforth, Room 1A Ceramic Studio
CPO 2128

Office Hours:
Ceramics Studio: M/W 4:50-5:50pm
Art Building: Tues 9-11

Phone: 859-985-3849
Fax: 859-985-3541


At Berea College since 2011


  • Master of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Rhode Island School of Design, 2009
  • Certificate in Collegiate Teaching, W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University, 2009
  • B.A., Studio Art, Carleton College, 2002

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Visiting Artist in Ceramics, Berea College, Berea, KY
  • 2010 Ceramics Artist in Residence, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI; Emerging Artist, Ceramics Monthly
  • 2009 Resident Artist, Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS 1st Prize, Architectural Ceramics, Mudstone Gallery, Warren, RI Summer Artist Residency, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY Graduate Fellowship and Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Affiliations College Art Association (CAA) National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)


  • College Art Association (CAA)
  • National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

Papers and Publications

  • 2012 “DeLuce Clay National” Northwest Missouri State University Maryville, MO
  • 2012 “Biennial Cups Exhibition” Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS
  • 2012 “Earthly Messenger” Berea College Berea, KY  [Solo Exhibition]
  • 2012 “Small Favors” The Clay Studio Philadelphia, PA
  • 2011 “Travel Size” Southwestern College Art Gallery Chula Vista, CA
  • 2011- “Pattern Play,” Florida Craftsman Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
  • 2011- “Arabesques,” Red Star Studios, Kansas City, MO
  • 2010- “Alike in Dignity,” Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
  • 2010- “Form Follows Food,” Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
  • 2010- “Cup: A National Invitational,” Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
  • 2010- “The Street Where You Live,” Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
  • 2010- “Second Annual Juried Cup Exhibition,” Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE
  • 2009- “Architectural Ceramics,” Mudstone Gallery, Warren, RI
  • 2009- “Common Ground Faculty Exhibition,” Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence, KS
  • 2009- “RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition,” R.I. Convention Center, Providence, RI
  • 2009- “RISD Connects,” Imago Gallery, Warren, RI
  • 2009- “The Market is Fine, Everything is Fine,” Risties, Providence, RI
  • 2009- “One Nation (Under God?),” Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
  • 2009- “Facing Expectations,” Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
  • 2009- “Starbrick Clay National Cup Show,” Starbrick Gallery, Nelsonville, OH
  • 2009- “Not Just Pots,” Waterman Gallery, Providence, RI
  • 2008- “New Hampshire Institute of Art Ceramics Biennial,” Manchester, NH
  • 2008- “8th Annual National Juried Cup Show,” Kent State University, Kent, OH
  • 2008- “NCECA Regional Juried Student Exhibition,” Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2007- “Ceramics Department Biennial,” Providence, RI
  • 2007- “Works by Sarah Gross,” Alison Palmer Pottery, Kent, CT
  • 2005-“Featuring Sarah Gross,” The Creamery Gallery, Canton, CT
  • 2002- “Current Work by Sarah Gross,” Kreeger Pottery, Harwichport, MA


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