Heather Mae Erickson
Heather Mae Erickson is beginning a new position in August 2014. Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina.

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Two works by Heather Mae were recently acquired by the Museum of Art and Design. New York, NY

Heather Mae is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, the main organisation representing the interests of ceramists worldwide. Its membership consists primarily of individual makers, supported by writers and critics, private collectors, museumand gallery curators, educational institutions and ceramic centres.

Heather Mae was recently chosen as 1 of 31 finalists for the 2013 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder's Prize by the Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

Robert Turner Teaching Fellowship Exhibition Catalogue from Alfred

Heather was the juror for Lillstreet’s 7th annual juried ceramics exhibition which is dedicated to the art of setting the table.

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions


"Transformation 9: Contemporary Works in Ceramics, the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founders' Prize"
Society for Contemporary Craft. Pittsburgh, PA
Exhibition Dates: April 14-August 23, 2014

Upcoming Solo Exhibition at Penland School of Crafts. Bakersville, NC
"Pick Mix / All Sorts Collection" (Sept 19-October 16, 2014)

Cup: The Intimate Object X. Charlie Cummings Gallery. Gainsville, FL

“Crafted,” The Society of Contemporary Craft. Pittsburgh, PA


Untitled Exhibition in the works, curated by Molly Hatch. Red Star Belger Center. Kansas City, MI (Oct 2015-Jan2016)

Gallery Expo at upcoming NCECA Portland convention for Clay Art Center (Port Chester, NY)

Highlighted Artist in Book and Magazines

Upcoming Book 2015:
New Ceramic Surface Design Handbook, 2015, Molly Hatch

Ceramics Monthly Magazine. February 2014 Spotlight on The Intersection of Studio Ceramics with the Design World.

American Craft Magazine. Revolve Place Setting.

Ceramic Bible, Tools and Techniques for Contemporary Maker, Louisa Taylor, September 2011 (pg 100-101)

Upcoming Workshops & Intensive College Courses

Arrowmont School of Crafts. Mold Making Workshop. Gatlinburg, TN
May 31-June 6, 2015