Work of OCAC Alum SHILOH GASTELLO Featured in 2 Exhibits in Conjunction with NCECA Conference

March 21, 2019

OCAC MFA in Craft Alumni; 2016


One of Shiloh's “Rock and Crag Ware” mugs will be featured in the “Common Grounds” Exhibition which occurs concurrently with Claytopia: NCECA ‘s 53rd Annual Conference, March 27–30 in Minneapolis, MN! This exhibition is a fundraiser for the Art Shape Mammoth Organization, at Seen The Future.

Additionally, one of Shiloh's teapots will be featured in the “You Am I: A Celebration Of Modern Identity” exhibition at the Veronique Wantz Gallery for Juxtaposition Arts. This fundraising exhibition is sponsored by and will occurr in conjunction with the 2019 NCECA Conference in Minneapolis, MN. The opening reception for this exhibition will be occurring Friday, March 29th, 5 pm to 8 pm.

SHILOH GASTELLO is a ceramic artist and instructor who resides in Portland, OR. He earned his MFA In Craft at the Oregon College of Art and Craft in Spring of 2016. He has been working with clay since 2009, exploring functional and sculptural methods of making work inspired by combining Victorian, Chinese and Japanese aesthetics.

Gastello has exhibited in numerous national exhibitions including Akar Art in Iowa City, IA, The Charley Cummings Gallery in Gainesville, FL, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA, the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, CA, and the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts in San Angelo, TX. Gastello has been published in Clay Times Magazine, chosen as a National Niche Awards Finalist, and received an Emerging Artist Award for his work in the Art In The Pearl Fine Arts and Crafts Festival in Portland, OR.