Born: Dallas, Texas, May, 1954
Location: Established Pine Mills Pottery in May, 1979
1976-1978 Apprenticeship with Michael Leach, David Leach, Jean-Louis Gaudin and Marcos Illeas
in England, France and Greece.
1972-1976 B.F.A., School of Visual Arts, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
1972 Graduated, Bryan Adams High School, Dallas, Texas.
EXHIBITIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Daphne Roehr Hatcher has participated in over two dozen 1- and 2-person shows, as well as over 150 group shows in the past forty years, beginning in 1972 as a high school senior under the guidance of Marty Ray, in the Texas High Schools Art Competition at the Dallas Museum of Art where she received an award. She has been invited to participate in, and her work has been juried and curated into ceramic and craft exhibitions by such diverse craft luminaries as Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio, Susan Peterson, Karen Karnes, Phyllis Blair Clark, Cynthia Bringle, Wayne Higby, Don Reitz, William Daley, Jason Hess, Sherman Hall and Avra Leodis, among many others. Daphne has received awards in these shows on many occasions. Daphne has had 2-person shows with her partner in clay, Gary Hatcher, at the Goldesberry Gallery in Houston, the Tyler Museum of Art in Tyler, TX, and at Baylor University, as well as many other venues.
In recent years, she has been included in the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts National Ceramics Competition in 2008, 2010 and 2012, as well as their regional show in 2011. Also regionally, her work was shown at Craft Houston 2007, and she received an award at the 2011 Regional Juried Ceramic Competition at the Haggerty Gallery in Dallas, TX at UD. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art shows and sells Daphne’s work, in Fort Worth, TX.
Nationally, Daphne has been in Functional Ceramics 2011 at the Wayne Center for the Arts in Wooster, OH, Utilitarian Clay V: Celebrate the Object 2008 in Gatlinburg, TN, at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 100 Wood Fired Cups at POTS Gallery in Seattle, WA, in 2012, Infusion 10 x 10, at the Craft Alliance gallery in St. Louis MO, and Women Clayworkers, at Chester Springs Studio, PA.
WORKSHOPS, LECTURES AND TEACHING EXPERIENCES
Daphne has shared her experience with clay in over 50 workshops and lectures for groups as small as a few individuals in a classroom to large seminars of over 500 participants. In recent years she has given workshops at the Fort Worth Pottery and Sculpture Guild, at Utilitarian Clay V at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, and in Flagstaff Arizona at Northern Arizona University at the International Wood Fire Conference: 20 + 1 Years of the Tozan Kilns symposium, and in Maui, HI at the Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center.
Daphne’s work appears in Lark Books’ 500 Platters, Plates & Chargers, The Craft and Art of Clay, by Susan & Jan Peterson, Functional Ceramics, by Robin Hopper, Clay and Glazes for the Potter, by Daniel Rhodes and Robin Hopper and Woodfired Stoneware and Porcelain by Jack Troy, and has been featured in articles in Ceramics Art and Perception and in Ceramics Monthly among many other books and magazine articles.
AWARDS AND COLLECTIONS
In 1999, Daphne was awarded The University of North Texas 1999 President’s Citation. This award is given to individuals who have given extraordinary service and support to the University of North Texas either in enhancing its reputation or in helping the university accomplish its mission.
Daphne’s work is in the public and private collections of Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, Midwestern State University Collection, Wichita Falls, Texas, American Airlines Corporate Collection, Dallas, Texas, Ceramics Monthly Collection, Westerville, Ohio, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts Permanent Collection, AMOCA, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California, and the collection of John and Darlene Williams, among many others.