July 19 – September 1st, 2024

Join printmaker Toru Sugita, ceramist Liza Riddle, and me for this exhibit at the wonderful Ren Brown Collection in Bodega Bay.

Opening on Saturday, July 20, from 2-4pm.

1781 Coast Highway One, Bodega Bay, California, USA

October 18 – November 17, 2024

What an honor to have my Laminar Flow II objects accepted into the Mino Ceramics Competition!

I’ll be attending the opening at The Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Ceramics Park Mino, on October 18 – hope to see you there!

“The International Ceramics Competition Mino is the main event of the International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan held to contribute to the development of the ceramics industry and the promotion of culture through the international exchange of ceramics design and culture. This year marks the 13th edition since the first edition was held in 1986. In recent years, there has been a demand for new development in the field of ceramics, with new materials, new technologies, and the borderless nature of the field. We look forward to seeing innovative proposals and works that will open the door to the future of ceramics!”

January 13 – March 31, 2024

“In response to the recent ceramics renaissance in the contemporary art world, California Clay features an intriguing mix of functional and aesthetic works that highlight the versatility of the medium, and celebrate ceramics as both functional and fine art, showcasing the talent and creativity of contemporary ceramicists.”

Participating Artists:

Robert Brady, Sara Bright, Reniel Del Rosario, Christopher Fortin, Mark Goudy, Phyllis Green, Kat Hutter & Roger Lee, Mary Law, Ahn Lee, YehRim Lee, Brandon Lipe, Cathy C. Lu, Mary Alison Lucas, Nathan Lynch, YehRim Lee, Brandon Lipe, Cathy C. Lu, Mary Alison Lucas, Nathan Lynch.

Participating Artists:

Robert Brady, Sara Bright, Reniel Del Rosario, Christopher Fortin, Mark Goudy, Phyllis Green, Kat Hutter & Roger Lee, Mary Law, Ahn Lee, YehRim Lee, Brandon Lipe, Cathy C. Lu, Mary Alison Lucas, Nathan Lynch, YehRim Lee, Brandon Lipe, Cathy C. Lu, Mary Alison Lucas, Nathan Lynch.

October 14, 2023 – May 8, 2024

Blanc De Chine – Hangzhou, China

What a happy surprise to discover my work “Wave Forms” received a Blanc De Chine Jury Prize! Sending my deep gratitude to the esteemed ICAA jury for the honor.

“The Blanc de Chine International Ceramic Art Award (ICAA) is an international competition for ceramic art normally held every two years, aiming to bring together the world’s outstanding ceramic artists, and to rethink, define and extend the dimensions and depth of ceramic art with their vision, creativity and artistic techniques. Innovative white porcelain works at the forefront of contemporary ceramic art will be awarded according to the selection and evaluation of the jury committee.”

September 1st, 2023

The September issue of Ceramics Monthly magazine features an article about my ceramics practice: A Pure Visual Beauty Born From Logic” by Ting Ju Shao.

I owe this honor to ceramist and author Ting Ju Shao – many thanks for your creative and poetic writing!

Read, and listen to(!), the article here.

“Goudy has transformed the codes of cosmic mysteries and wonders into his new creations.” —Ting Ju Shao

Originally appeared in the September 2023 issue of Ceramics Monthly and used with permission of The American Ceramic Society.

June 1st, 2023

The focus of Studio Potter‘s June 2023 issue is contemporary ceramics design, and I’m honored to be included with an article about my process and design approach, entitled Mathematics in Porcelain.

Sending special thanks to editor and curator Randi O’Brian for her help and support…

“At a conceptual level, my current work is essentially math made physical or mathematics in porcelain.” —Mark Goudy

September 22 – November 5, 2023

For the 20th year, Abel Contemporary Gallery is hosting an invitational of new works by ceramicists from across the country. The show is available in person and online, featuring work of artists:

Rickie Barnett, Tom Bartel, Lisa Belsky, Wesley T Brown, Sandra Byers, Winthrop Byers, Rob Cartelli, Kelly Connole, Chase Gamblin, Daniel Garver, Mark Goudy, Lynne Hobaica, Tom Jaszczak, Kyle Johns, Kate Marotz, Marlene Miller, Rachelle Miller, Ryan Myers, Charlie Olson, Matt Repsher, Liza Riddle, Katie Bosley Sabin, Juliane Shibata, Timea Tihanyi.

August 1-26, 2023

Thank you Antoinette Badenhorst for curating the Ceramics Invitational at the Gumtree Museum of Art in Tupelo, Mississippi.

This exhibit is part of the 2nd annual Mississippi Clay Conference taking place over the weekend of August 24-26 in Tupelo.

Sponsored by MS Clayworks.

Februrary 1 – April 30, 2023

I’m thrilled to have been asked to show my work at the Crocker Art Museum along with six other artists from the Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition (see below.) Sending my appreciation to Curator of Ceramics, Rachel Gotlieb, and Chief Curator Scott Shields for the selection.

December 3, 2022 – January 14, 2023

The biennial Crocker-Kingsley art competition continues a tradition that began in 1926 through a collaboration between the Crocker Art Museum and the Kingsley Art Club. This year marks the 81st iteration of the competition. The exhibit is curated by Emma Saperstein, Chief Curator and Director of Education at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art.

My entry for this competition is my largest and most convoluted “Wave Form Object” to date. This particular design uses a sine wave cycle ratio of 4 against 5, which in musical terms would be a major third. The oscillations line up at the bottom, and again at the rim, but in between the ridges and valleys cast unexpected patterns of light and shadow across the curved form.

November 4 – December 17, 2022

A few years ago I spent the better part of a year experimenting and working on a series of balancing sculptural kilnformed dot-field glass objects. I’m really happy to be showing this work again, this time locally at Manna Gallery in Oakland.

“Warm Glass” is an exhibition of work by five artists working in kilnformed glass: Sylvia Chesson, Mark Lightfoot, Bruce Pizzichillo, Mark Schatz, and me.

Opens for the 1st Friday Oakland Art Murmur November 4, with the artist reception Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 2-4pm.

I am extremely honored to be awarded the Kito Prize in the JICB exhibition in Jingdezhen, China. The award comes with an invitation for a residency at the International Studio at Jingdezhen Ceramic University for up to 3 months, sometime in the next 2 years. Very exciting!

August 5 – October 29, 2022

“The word “intention” comes to mind when observing the ceramic work of Mark Goudy and Liza Riddle. While each artist’s ceramics are diametrically opposed and stylistically different, their work exudes intentionality: It is deliberate, purposeful, and highly engaging.” —Jonathan Kaplan, Plinth Gallery

Click to see all of Liza’s and my work and from our Symbiosis exhibit.

October 1, 2021 – April 30, 2022

I’m really gratified that my origami series work Counterpoint, received an honorable mention at the Korea International Ceramic Biennale!

I had planned to be at the Museum for the opening in October, but alas the virus had other ideas…

Origami vessels.

March 12-19, 2022

Concurrent with NCECA 2022 in Sacramento, artists around the greater Bay Area opened their studios for the community and conference goers as part of East Bay Clay Roots.

Selvin Studios featured an exhibit and open studio showing the works of Nancy Selvin, Liza Riddle, and Mark Goudy.


September – December, 2021

Words Without Translation – DZINE Gallery

Words Without Translation, a two-artist exhibition featuring works of photography by Davey Whitcraft and ceramic art by Mark Goudy.

“Light, space, and form are central concerns for both artists, while both of their processes incorporate technological invention in creating a visual language of new representations and forms. These artists share a unified conceptual vision of the role of the mind in experiencing a work of art: what is translated in the mind through spatial memory and what cannot be translated in naming a complex idea and emotion.” —Philip Bewley, curator.

Photo by Ekatarina Izmestieva.

March 7 – April 22, 2021

Liza and I were super excited to return to our favorite place, Galerie du Don, this time showing with some of our all-time heroes: Arnold Annen, Curtis Benzle , and Joan Serra!

This was my first showing of a whole new body of work from my pandemic project – the shell series, the waveform series and the origami series.

Our exhibit in the main gallery is over, but our works are still on display and available for sale at Galerie du Don.