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also known as Jo Winship

artist , art educator

Jo Buffalo, American Artist, art educator. Recipient Museum Purchase Everson Museum Art, 1985; James Renwick fellowship National Museum of America Art, Smithsonian Institute, 1997. Member MENSA.


Buffalo, Jo was born on December 2, 1948 in Cleveland. Daughter of Richard Trevor Gross and Dolores Rice.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics, Syracuse University, 1973. Master of Fine Arts in Illustration, Syracuse University, 1985.


Surgical assistant Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital, Laurel, Maryland, 1970-1972. Instructor St. Lucys Raruowa, South Nyanza, Kenya, 1976-1979. Scientific illustrator, draftsman Centuries Research, Montrose, Colorado, 1979-1980.

Archeological technician, illustrator Nickens & Associate, 1980-1982. Instructor ceramics Syracuse (New York ) University, 1983-1986. Professor, director visual communications Cazenovia (New York ) College, 1986-1996, professor, since 2006.

Board directors Cultural Resources Council, Syracuse, New York, teaching artist, 1985-1991, vice president board, 1995-1996. Jurist New York State Fair, Syracuse, 1993, technical assistant installation A Century of Ceramics in the United States, 1878-1978 Everson Museum, 1979. Represented by Eureka Gallery, Syracuse, B.I. Block Gallery, Provincetown, Rhode Island, 2003, 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Featured in (exhibition catalogue) 13th Chunichi International Exhibition Ceramics, Nagoya, Japan, 1985, (Peter Dormer) The New Ceramics-Trends and Traditions, 1986, (book) American Ceramics The Collection of the Everson Museum, 1989 (book) Electric Kiln Ceramics, 2004. One-woman shows include International House, New York City, 1987-1988, White Light Gallery, New York City, Civil Defense/FS Gallery, Syracuse, 1984, Connelley Gallery, Binghamton, New York, 2004. Group exhibitions include Artificie Gallery, Syracuse, 1995, Altered Space Gallery, Syracuse, 1994, Chapman Gallery, 1993, Central New York Mensa, 1992, George Waters Gallery, Elmira, New York, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Gallery, Auburn, New York, 1990, Eureka Gallery, Syracuse, 1989, New York State School for the Arts, Fredonia, New York, 1987, Civil Defense/FS Gallery, Syracuse, 1985, 3th Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts, Nagoya, Japan, 1985, Nin Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, 1983, Adelle M Fine Art, Dallas, 1982, Human Arts Gallery, Dallas, 1982, Western Slope Artists Invitational, Denver, 1982, Meyer, Brier, and Weiss Gallery, San Frnacisco, 1982, James Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, 1982, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, 1982, The Clayworks Studio Workshop, Incorporated, New York York City, 1981, juried, Carved Vase Contest, 2010, Back from Sabbatical 2010, Three Person Exhibition, Cazenovia College Gallery, Cazenovia, New York, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, 2009.


Member MENSA.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skeet shooting.


Richard Trevor Gross

Dolores Rice