Jon Kevin Blackburn
Born: July 25, 1956
Newport Beach, California
Orange Coast College, CA. 1976-78
Univ. of Washington, WA. 1978-81 BFA
Univ. of Ca., Irvine, CA. 1984-85 Teacher Education



1978- Group show, Orange Coast College, CA.

1978- American Ceramic Society College show, LA Valley College, Los Angeles, CA.

1981- “Salt of the Earth” Greenwood Gallery, Seattle WA.

1981- Bellevue Square Fine Arts show, Bellevue, WA

1998- Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild juried art show, Stanwood, WA.

1998- Everett Arts Center 11th annual juried art show, Everett, WA.

1998- "Sacred Places"  Solo Show- Francis Anderson Arts Center, Edmonds, WA

1998- First Invitational show, Main Gallery, Studio Art, Everett, WA

2001- “Evidence of the Body” NWDC invitational Exhibition,

            Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.

2010- “Start with Art II” Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA.

2018- “Off Center” International Ceramics Competition. Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA.

2019- “Clay Matters” Epperson Gallery, Valona, CA.

2019- “Arts at the Port” Anacortes Arts, Anacortes, WA.

2019- "NWDC" Allied arts Center, Richland, WA.

2020- "Three Dimensions"  Blue Whole Gallery, Sequim, WA.

2020-" Imagery and Illustration" Clay Center of New Orleans "NOLA" New Orleans, LA.

2020- "Currents 2020" National Craft Exhibition and Symposium, Shack Art center, Everett, WA.



Honors and Awards:


1978- Design division award, American Ceramic Society, LA Valley College

1981- Ford Foundation Scholarship Award, Seattle, WA.

1981- Purchase prize award, Bellevue art show. Bellevue, WA.

1998- Honorable mention, Everett Arts council, Everett, WA.

1998- Merit award, Frontier Bank



Gallery Affiliations:


Whitebird Gallery, Cannon Beach, OR

Childhoods End Gallery, Olympia, WA.

Northwest Crafts Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Greenwood Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Studio Art, Everett, WA.

Everett Council for the Arts Gallery, Everett, WA

Souvenirs of the Soul, Stanwood, WA.

Covered tripod vessel on fir pedastal with distressed paint. c. 1995

Ceremonial tripod vessel with Purple heart accents, fir cover on fir pedastal. c. 1996

Ceremonial tripod vessel with fir lid, gold leaf on fir pedastal with distressed paint. c. 1997

Honor Temple, clay, recycled straight grain fir, distressed paint, stains and glass. c. 1996

Honor Temple, clay, recycled straight grain fir, distressed paint, stains and glass. c. 1996



Vapor and wood fired stoneware and porcelain

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