Scott Bennett Bio and CV

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Scott received a Masters of Fine Art in Ceramics at Ohio State University in 1989. He stayed in Columbus, Ohio after school, and was a prototype designer for Bath and Body Works and White Barn Candle Company for 7 years. He won the Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in 1998. He also exhibited his ceramic sculpture at galleries, museums, and art centers around the country. 

In 2004 Scott moved to Birmingham, Alabama where he opened Red Dot Gallery with painter, Dori DeCamillis. He continues to exhibit his work nationally, and won the Alabama Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship in 2011. In 2012 he became the director of the Alabama Craft Council and was the director of the Alabama Clay Conference for 3 years. He is also a current member of Ceramic Monthly Magazine's advisory board. 

Scott Bennett CV

Born 1962, Moundsville, West Virginia - Lives in Birmingham, Alabama - Attended Glenville State College, West Virginia 1980-81 - West Liberty State College, BS 1984 - Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, MA Ceramics 1986 - Ohio State University, Ohio, MFA Ceramics 1989

Selected Exhibitions (look back for more recent updates)


Alabama Originals: Expanding Perspectives, Alabama Artist Gallery, Montgomery, AL

The Grammar of Ornament, Sherrie Gallery, Columbus, OH

Alabama: Nature, Industry, Art, Julie Collins Smith Museum, Auburn, AL

NCECA Clay National, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY

Bourbon Bottles in the Bluegrass, Louisville Stoneware, Louisville, KY

National Juried Woodfired Exhibit, Thrown Together Clay Center, Louisville, KY


Between Form and Function, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Ohr Rising: Gulf States Juried Exhibition, Gulfport, MS

Comtemporary Alabama, Alabama Council on the Arts Gallery, Montgomery, AL

Just A Head: A Survey of Ceramic Heads, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL

100 Teapots, The Signature Shop and Gallery, Atlanta, GA


Many Splendored Things, Red Dot Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Blue Plate Special, Chester Springs Studio Gallery, Chester Springs, PA

Visions In Clay, University of The Pacific, Stockton, CA

Beyond Dolls, The Dairy Barn, Athens , OH


Amaco/ NCECA exhibit, Indianapolis, IN

Teapots a Go-Go 2, Mudfire Studios, Atlanta, GA


Figures of Speech, The Ohio State University Mairon Campus, Marion, Ohio

Wall Works, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD


Tastefully Tawdry, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Our Cups Runneth Over, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Show Us Your Undies, OXOXO Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ, Baltimore, MD
 Gemantics, Carnegie Art Center, Leavenworth, KS
Humble Origins, Artspace/Lima, Lima, OH


NCECA Clay National, Winthrop University Glalery, Rockhill, SC

Baltimore 25, ACC Anniversary Exhibit, Baltimore, MD


New Artists in Craft, Charles Wustum Museum of Art , Racine, WI

Evolution of the Common Cup, Hall of Fine Arts Gallery, West Liberty, WV

Earth and Mystic, Dublin Arts Council Gallery, Dublin, OH


Pacific Tides, Lancaster, PA

New Work: Julie Byrne, Scott Bennett, Waldo's, Columbus,

NCECA Clay National, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


Scott Bennett: Sculpture, Burke Gallery, Denison University, Granville, OH

Art As Play, Pearl Conard Galery, Ohio State University-Mansfield, Mansfield, OH


Works on Walls, Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV

Works off Walls, Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV


Works off Walls, Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV 


500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books

Image Transfers on Clay, Lark Books

500 Cups, Lark Books

Craft On Craft by Glen Brown, January Ceramics Monthly