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ceramic artist

Anne Elizabeth Hirondelle, American ceramic artist. Recipient 1st place awards, 1989; National Endowment for Arts visual artist fellow, 1988.


Hirondelle, Anne Elizabeth was born on July 8, 1944 in Vancouver, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of John Wayne and Alice G. (Tokola) Harvey.


Bachelor in English, University Puget Sound, 1966. Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Stanford University, 1967. Postgraduate School Law, University Washington, 1973.

Student ceramics program, Factory of Visual Art, Seattle, 1974. Postgraduate, University Washington, 1976.


Associate director, U. Washington Young Men’s Christian Association, Seattle, 1967-1969; director, U. Washington Young Men’s Christian Association, Seattle, 1969-1972. Lecturer, artist-in-residence, workshop leader Pacific Lutheran U., Tacoma, 1980, Multnomah Art Center, Portland, 1982, Brookhaven College, FarmersBranch, Texas, 1988, International Clay Seminar, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1989, Sonoma State College, Santa Rosa, California, 1990, Emily Carr School Artand Design, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1990, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1991, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1991, Newport Hari Singh Gour, Bellevue, 1992, Arrowmont School Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1993, Boise State University, 1993, Craft Students League, New York City, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • One person shows include Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, 1980, Seattle Center, 1985, Lawrence Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1986, 88, Foster/White Gallery at Frederick & Nelson, Seattle, 1986, Martha Schneider Gallery, Highland Park, Illinois, 1987, Franklin House Gallery, Port Townsend, Washington, 1985, 87, 90, Garth Clark Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1990, Maveety Gallery, Salishan, Oregon, 1991, Schneider-Bluhm-Loeb Gallery, Chicago, 1992, Joanne Rapp Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1991, 93, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, 1991, 94, Garth Clark Gallery, New York City, 1992, 94, Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, 1987, 89, 90, 93, 95. Exhibited in group shows Oregon School Arts and Crafts, Portland, 1979, Sussler Gallery, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1980, Henry Gallery, University Washington, Seattle, 1981, Lawrence Salishan Gallery, Gleneden Beach, Oregon, 1982, Hockaday Center for Arts, Kalispel, Missouri, 1983, Bellevue (Washington) Art Museum, 1984, Tacoma Art Museum, 1984, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, 1985, 87, 93, Gallery Eight, La Jolla, California, 1986, 87, 93, Martha Schneider Gallery, Chicago, 1986, 90, Safeco Plaza, Seattle, 1986, Garth Clark Gallery, New York City, 1986, 87, 88, 89, 91, 92, Susan Cummings Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, 1987, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, 1987, Athenaem Museum, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988, Lawrence Gallery, Portland, 1988, Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, 1988, 91, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Art, Utah State University, Logan, 1989, Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, North Carolina, 1989, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Rohnert, California, 1990, Moira-James Gallery, Green Valley, Nevada, 1990, 91, Swidler Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1989, 90, 91, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990, American Craft Museum, New York City, 1991, Conterprary Crafts gallery, Portland, 1991, Pro Art Gallery, St. Louis, 1992, 93, Kirkland (Washington) Arts Center, 1992, MacKenzie Fine Arts Ctr, Dearborn, Michigan, 1993, The 1004 Gallery, Port Townsend, Washington, 1993, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, 1993, 94, Ferrin Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1993, Art Center Gallery Seattle Pacific University, 1993, Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York City, 1994, Galleries of Department Art Texas Technology University, 1994, Artworks Gallery, Seattle, 1994. Represented in numerous public and private permanent collections including American Craft Museum, Arizona State University Art Museum, Boise State University, Gateway Tower, Newark Museum, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Art, Pacific Lut.

      University, Oregon Arts Commission, University Iowa Museum Art, The White House, Charles A. Wustum Museum Fine Arts, others. Featured in numerous professional journals, art magazines, magazines and newspapers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.


Married Robert Lee Schwiesow, August 26, 1967.

John Wayne Harvey

Alice G. (Tokola) Harvey

Robert Lee Schwiesow