Ceramics Program at Napa Valley College
(For links to pages with illustrations of each instructor's work, click on names.)
Scott Parady began working in clay at Napa Valley College in 1990. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1995 and Masters of Fine Arts from Pennsylvania State University in 1998. Scott taught part-time at both Napa Valley College and Solano Community College from 1998 until 2003, when he was hired as a full time instructor at Sacramento State University. He will undoubtedly continue to work in his studio in Pope Valley when he has time. In 1999 he was a speaker at the International Woodfire Conference in Iowa City. His works have been exhibited and collected internationally and they can be seen at the Trax Gallery in Berkeley, the Dai Ichi Arts Gallery in New York, and the Infinity Gallery in Boston, among others.
Carolyn Broadwell was the full-time instructor in the ceramics program at Napa Valley College from 1980 to 2001; then taught part time for the next three semesters. She studied Fine Arts at San Jose State University (B.A., 1954), the University of Northern Colorado (M.A., 1969), and did postgraduate work at the University of Colorado, the University of Hawaii, and U.C Davis. She has traveled extensively and done research on various aspects of the ceramic arts, and has written and published articles reflecting these experiences.
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