Curriculum Vitae

Danny Meisinger

Spinning Earth Pottery, 102 E. Elm St., Gardner Kansas 66083 (913) 626-6028



1989 – Present, Full time studio potter, Spinning Earth Pottery

1997 – Present, Gallery Owner/Director Spinning Earth Pottery


Professional Service

Board Positions

2009-2017 NCECA Expo- In charge of set up and tear down

2009-2013 NCECA- Big Pot wheel demonstrator for AMACO

2009 NCECA- Fabrication of Expo

2003-2009 Hidden Glen Art Festival (artist advisor)

2000-2005 Accessible Arts (a non profit advocating for arts for people with disabilities)

1998-2005 Waldorf Association of Greater Kansas City (a private school with arts and experiential based education)

Exhibitions & Shows

2018 Alternate Endings (Invitational), Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, PA

2018 Ikebana at Project Space NCECA, Pittsburgh, PA

2017 Mark Arts Kansas Invitational Exhibition, Wichita, KS

2017 Strecker Nelson West Gallery, SNW Presents 2017

2016 Phoenix Gallery (Final Friday Artist for February)

2015 Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan KS

2011 Southwest Missouri State

2010 Mississippi State National invitational cup show

2008-2018 NCECA Gallery Expo

2009 Firehouse Art Center (solo show), Oklahoma City

2008 Blue Stem Gallery (solo show: Master of Scale)

1996 Lawrence Art Center (solo show)



1984 Gardner High School

University of Kansas



Sprint World Headquarters

American Century Investments

Baily Ceramic Collection

Wichita Center for the Arts

Pact Development



2011 500 Vases (Lark Press)

2008 Ceramics Monthly, January Issue (Intent and Serendipity)

2006 Ceramic Industry, February Issue (Practical Pottery)


Professional Activities

Ad for Peter Pugger

Ad for AMACO Glazes


Awards and Honors

2011 Marion Art Fair, Second Place Overall

2011 Prairie Village Art Fair, Best In Clay

2010 West Port Art Fair, Second Overall

2009 West Port Art Fair, Best Of Show

2009 Natchez Fellowship Award

2006 Old Town Art Fair, Second Place 3-d

2002 Hidden Glen, Best of Show

1998 Town Center, Best of Show


Teaching Experience

2000-Present, Workshops at Universities and Clay Studios

2007-Present, Spinning Earth Pottery Apprenticeship Program, Spring Hill, KS

Created a program to help young artists learn the business of a studio artist and develop their own voice.

1998-2006 Instructor, Lake Farm School

1994-1995 Instructor, Kansas School for the Deaf


Lectures and Workshops

2016 Khnemu Studio, Fennville, MI Fall Workshop, October 22-23

2015 Sierra Nevada College, Summer Art Workshops: Glazing, Firing, and Throwing Large

2015 Lawrence Potter’s Guild

2012 Bracker’s Good Earth Clays, Second Saturday Artist Series December

2009 Firehouse Art Center 2-day workshop, Oklahoma City


Gallery Representation

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

Phoenix Gallery, Lawrence, KS

Plinth Gallery

Legacy Gallery