Marc Leuthold

Marc Leuthold is a dual-national citizen of the United States and Switzerland and lives in Shanghai, China and New York. Leuthold is a Professor at the State University of New York and an International Professor at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts. He has previously taught at Princeton University, Parsons School of Design in New York City and Tsinghua University (China’s Harvard) in Beijing. Leuthold is a lifetime elected member – one of 700 world-wide, of the International Academy of Ceramics, a UNESCO organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. His artwork is in the permanent collections of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Smithsonian Museum of Art in Washington, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Museum of Art and Design in New York City and the Brooklyn Museum, also in New York City. The artist creates objects, videos, and mixed media installations that create a dialogue between cultures, history, social justice, and the senses. Leuthold has exhibited artwork at PS1-MoMA of New York City and the China Art Museum in Shanghai. His upcoming September exhibition “Hand and Machine” with artist Li LiHong, will be at Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai’s most respected modern art gallery. The artist has been invited to lecture, exhibit and create art in many locations world-wide.


Born in USA


MFA; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

AB, Fine Arts; College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia


Visiting Professor, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, (JCI), Jingdezhen, China

2018 – present
International Professor, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Shanghai, China
Head of International Cultural Inheritance and Innovation Studio, SIVA, China
Visiting Professor, Pindingshan University

2011 – present
Professor of Art; State University of New York, Potsdam, NY
Head of Ceramics, teach 2-D Foundations

2010 – present
Recipient of support from Ceramic Faculty Excellence Fund,
State University of New York, Potsdam, NY

2016 - 2019
Visiting Professor, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Shanghai, China

Visiting Professor, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (declined)

Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2005 - 2006
Vis. Associate Professor of Art; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

2004 – 2011
Assoc. Prof. of Art; State University of New York, Potsdam, NY

1997 - 2004
Asst. Prof. of Art; State University of New York, Potsdam, NY

Vis. Associate Professor of Art; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

1994 – 1997
Adjunct Professor, Ceramics; Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1992 - 1993
Visiting Lecturer, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC


Hand and Machine, Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai, China (2-Person)

Meeting of the Minds, Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Saratoga, USA (2-Person)

Back and Forth, Bates College Museum, Lewiston, Maine, USA (2-Person, catalog)

Incubator, Les Manning Gallery Project Space, Medalta, Medicine Hat, Canada (2-Person)
Icon/Muse, Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

Marc Leuthold, Sculpture, 1995-2010, Daum Museum, Sedalia, Missouri, USA (catalog)

Faute, Maya Guidi Gallery, Parcours Ceramique, Geneva, Switzerland

Four times, Schein-Joseph Museum, Alfred University, Alfred, New York (catalog)

Marc Leuthold, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York (catalog)


Reveal, Saratoga Civic Center, New York, USA
Blanc de Chine Award winners exhibition, 798 Gallery District, Beijing, China
SIVA Master Artists, University of Tokyo Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Spirit and Soul, Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York, USA

Faculty Exhibition, China Art Museum, Shanghai, China
New Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
World Ceramic Survey, Tsinghua University Art Museum, Beijing, China
Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York, USA
Winter Antiques Exhibition, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA
Orientalia in conjuction with IAC meeting, Yinge Museum, Taiwan
Exhibition of Ceramic Works by Foreign and Domestic Teaching Faculty at Institute of Pindingshan, Henan Museum of Art, Zhenzhou City, Henan, China
Brennpunkt Keramik Zeitgenossiische Unikatkeramik der Sammlung Hannelore Seiffert, Stadtischen Galerie/Museum Im KULT Kulturzentrum, Neunkirchen, Germany
North Country Educators, Lake Placid Center of the Arts, Lake Placid, USA
New Acquisitions, Jingdezhen International Ceramic Center, Jingdezhen, China

Roemhild International Symposium Artworks, Rheinsburg Castle, Rheinburg, Germany
Wood Fire Artworks, Douyunxuan Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
Blanc de Chine Award Exhibition, Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France
2nd Wood Fire Festival, Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, Shanghai, China (catalog)
1st Celadon Modern Shangyu international Ceramics, Shangyu Museum, Shangyu, China
10th Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Swiss/Global Pavilion, Cheongiu, Korea

Marc Leuthold and Peter Callas, Marianne Heller Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany
National Ceramics Invitational, View Art Center, Old Forge, NY
Exhibit of Permanent Collection, Museo de Cerámica Internacional de la Facultad, National University of Misiones, Oberá, Misiones, Argentina
International Ceramics Biennial, Yingge Art Museum, Yingge, Taiwan
Permanent Collection Exhibit, Hanguang Porcelain Museum, Jingdezhen, China

Portrait, Oldenburg State Museum of Art and Culture, Oldenburg, Germany
Marianne Heller Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany
Municipal Art Museum, Uzice, Serbia
Pilgrimage to Dun Huang – 1st International City Sculpture Exhibition, DunHuang City, GanSu Province, China
George Billis Gallery, Chelsea, New York, USA

Red Lodge Art Center, Red Lodge, Montana, USA
IAC Members’ Exhibit, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland (catalog)

Torture, Research Gallery, College of Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Art From the Cloister of Clay, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary
New Work, George Billis Gallery, New York, USA
Golcuk Municipal Art Gallery, Golcuk, Turkey
Kaohsiung Fine Arts Museum, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Postmodern Ceramics, Herzer Palace, Museum of Verazdin, Verazdin, Croatia

New Work, Australia National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
National Ceramics Invitational, Clemens Fine Arts Gallery, Paducah, Kentucky
American Visions, Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Accumulations, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York, USA
Dawn Clements New Work with Sculptures by Marc Leuthold, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Marc Leuthold, George Billis Gallery, Chelsea, New York, USA
IAC New World: Timeless Visions, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Watershed Legends: 25th Anniversary Exhibit , Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Maine, USA
IX Internationale Keramiks Symposium, Museum Schloss Gluecksburg, Germany

Bechyne Symposium Artists, Museum of Applied Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
Alumni Clay Exhibit, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

IAC Members’ Exhibit, Musée de Sèvres, Sevres, France (catalog)
American Ceramics, Dao Artspace, Xian, China

Irrational Profusion, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, New York, USA

4th International Biennale, World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Icheon, Korea

World Clay, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
Renwick Alliance Benefit Fundraiser, Renwick Museum, Washington, D.C., USA

Artists-in-Residence in Seto 2002-5, Seto City Museum, Seto, Japan

Ceramique Contemporaine, Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland
Artists-in-Residence in Seto 2002-5, Gallery 1, Tokyo, Japan
Jack Lenor Larsen: Creator and Collector, Museum of Art & Design, New York, USA

USA Clay, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C., USA

Clay into Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA


Ateliers d'art de France (gift to Musée de Sèvres), France
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock Arkansas
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pasadena, California
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina
Bates College Art Museum
Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Cheongju Craft Biennale Permanent Collection Exhibition Hall, Cheongju, South-Korea
Daum Museum, Sedalia, Missouri
Dokuz Elul University, Symposium Art Collection, Izmir, Turkey
Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York
FuLe International Ceramic Museums, Fuping, China
Ireland State Collection, Dublin, Ireland
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute Museum, Jingdezhen, China
John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Mint Museum of Art, Alan Chassanoff Collection, Charlotte, North Carolina
Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland
Museum of Art & Design, New York, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.
Seto City Cultural Center, Seto City, Japan
Shangyu Museum, Shauxing City, China
Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts Museum, Shanghai, China
World Ceramic Center, Icheon, South Korea
Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Yishu-8 Foundation, Beijing, China


Artists’ Fellowship, Taoxichuan International Art Center, Jingdezhen, China

Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China

2nd Prize, Blanc de Chine International Competition
Blanc de Chine Fellowship Residency, Dehua, China
Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Shangyu International Ceramic Center, also 2016

Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Visiting Artist Fellowship, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana, USA
Visiting Critic, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA, also 2014

Portrait Artist, International Ceramics Fair, sponsors: Oldenburg, Museum, Werkschule – Werkstatt fur Kunst und Kulturarbeit, Oldenburg, Germany
XX International Fine Art Colony of Ceramics, Zlakusa 2015, Uzice, Serbia

Visiting Research Fellow, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia
Kocaeli University, 3rd International Ceramic Symposium, Turkey

IX International Ceramics Symposium, Roemhild, Germany

24th International Symposium of Ceramics, Bechyne, Czech Republic

Les Ateliers Ceramique de la Fondation Bruckner, Artist Fellowship, Geneva, Switzerland

Robert M. McNamara Foundation, Artist Fellowship, Westport Island, Maine, USA

Edward F. Albee Foundation, Artist Fellowship, Montauk, New York, USA
I-Park Artists’ Enclave, Artist Fellowship, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA, also 2002

Spec. Prize, World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, 2nd Biennale, Korea

Dokuz Eylul University, International Ceramic Symposium, Izmir, Turkey
Watershed Center, Artist Fellowship, New Castle, Maine, USA, also 1998 and 1995

Institut fur Kunstlerische Keramic, salt glaze project, Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany
Crafts Alliance of New York, Artist’s Grant, Syracuse, New York, USA

New York Experimental Glass Workshop (Urban Glass) Fellowship, New York, USA

JINRO Ceramic Workshop Kyungnam University, Guest Artist, Korea

Arts/Industry, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Artist Fellowship, Wisconsin, USA

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist Fellowship, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Chateau de la Napoule, La Napoule Foundation Fellowship, La Napoule, France


Stadttopferei Neumunster, Germany

Australia National University, Canberra, Australia

NCECA funded International Residency with Medalta, Alberta, Canada

Maison Des Metiers D’Art de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada
Tajimi City, Japan

International Ceramic Studio, Keskemet, Hungary

FLICAM American Ceramics Art Museum, Fuping, China

Seto City, Seto, Japan

Seto City, Seto, Japan

Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada