Artists > Toubes

Meadow
2014
Untitled Head
47 x 22 x 22 inches
2014
Xavier Toubes
Untitled Head
47 x 22 x 22 inches
2012
Xavier Toubes
Abandon 2
Ceramic with glazes
23 x 12 1/2 x 11 inches
2012
Xavier Toubes
Morning of Drunkeness
Ceramic with glazes
19 x 7 1/2 x 7 inches
2012
Xavier Toubes
Common Nocturns
Ceramic with glazes
16 x 4 1/2 x 4 inches
2012
Xavier Toubes
Descriptions Luster
Ceramic
84" x 31" x 26"
2009
Jarras +Clouds
Ceramic, glazes, lustres
17 ½ x 13 x 14”
2011
Couples #3
Archival pigment print on (Hahnemühle) paper
21 x 15 ½”
2011
Couples  #2
Archival pigment print on (Hahnemühle) paper
21 x 15 ½”
2011
Couples  #1
Archival pigment print on (Hahnemühle) paper
21 x 15 ½”
2011

Xavier Toubes
A Coruna, Spain

Education
University of London Goldsmith’s College, 1974-1977
New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York 1980-1983, M.F.A.

Solo Exhibitions
1979 Galeria Sargadelos, Madrid . Spain
1979 Galeria Sargadelos, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.
1980,1982, Galeria Sargadelos, Madrid . Spain.
1985 Palacio de Exposiciones Kiosko Alfonso, A Coruña. Spain.
1988 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem .USA.
1989 New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York .USA.
1990 Galerie van Mourik, Rotterdam . The Netherlands
1991 Helen Drutt Gallery, New York USA.
1993 Galerie van Mourik, Rotterdam. The Netherlands.
1993 VB Galerie/Kunstuitkijk, Deventer. The Netherlands.
1995 Casa de Cultura y Juventud, Manises, Valencia. Spain.
1996 Galeria Abel Lepina, Vigo. Spain.
1996 R.A.I. Galerie De Witte Voet. Amsterdam. The Netherlands.
1996 Galeria Pardo Bazan , A Coruña. Spain.
1997 Casa da Parra. Santiago de Compostela. Spain.
P.Rieger, X.Toubes. Galeria Sargadelos. Madrid. Spain.
1998 P.Rieger, X.Toubes. Galeria Sargadelos. Santiago de Compostela. Spain.
1999 Galeria Marisa Marimón, Ourense. Spain
Vitte Voet Galerie, Amsterdam. The Netherlands
2001 Materia, Scotsdale, Az. USA.
2004 Perimeter Gallery. Chicago USA
IUN Gallery for Contemporary Art , Gary, Indiana USA
2005 Fundacion Luis Seoane. A Coruña. Spain
2006 Kunstforum, Solothurn, Switzerland
2007 Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea. Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 2008 Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst.
2008 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago.
2009 Instituto Cervantes. Chicago.
2010 Sala Luzán. Zaragoza, Spain catalog
2011 Factoria Compostela. Santiago de Compostela catalog
2012 Kunstforum, Solothurn, Switzerland
Perimeter Gallery. Chicago
2014 Galerie De Witte Voet. Amsterdam



Group Exhibitions
1977 "Qualifications". Midland Group, Nottingahm (GB)
1980 "Ceramica Actual Española". Escuela de Artes Aplicadas,Sevilla. E.
1981 "Ceramistas Españoles Contemporaneos".Casa de la Cultura,Zamora. E
"Medio Siglo de la Cultura Galega". Galeria Altex, Madrid . E.
"Ceramistas en Madrid". Museo Municipal de Madrid. Madrid . E.
"The Haystack Tradition: Art in Craft Media". Bowdoin College of Art, Bruwnswick ME; William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs (CT); Rose Art Museum,Brandeis University,Waltham (MA); Rhode Island School of Design, Providence,(RI);Sterling and Francine Clark Institute,(MA) USA.
1982 "Galicia Panorama del Arte Moderno".Banco de Bilbao, Madrid. E.
"Escultura Galega 82" Palacio Municipal, La Coruña . E.
1983 "Preleminar. I Bienal Nacional de las Artes Plasticas". E.
Museo Provincial de Zaragoza,Zaragoza; Caja de Ahorros de
Sevilla;Instituto Carlos Maside,A Coruña;Museo Municpal de
Bellas Artes,Santander;Palau Meca,Barcelona
University of North Carolina,C.H.Faculty Art Exhibition.
Ackland Art Museum.Chapel Hill USA
1985 "The Fith Biennal Paper and Clay National". Memphis State
University,Ten.USA.
1986 "First Internacional Ceramics Contest 86". Mino.Japon
"VIII Bienal de la Escultura Iberica Contemporanea".Zamora . E.
"Litoral" Palacio de Exposiciones Kiosko Alfonso,A Coruña . E.
Sociedad Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lisboa. Portugal.
"Dimensions 86" .Lenexa, Kansas . USA
"Panorama de la Ceramica Contemporanea". Museo Español de Arte
Contemporaneo, Madrid;Ayuntamiento de Valencia, Valencia. E.
“Clay USA 86". Radford University. Virginia USA
"Ceramistas para la Academia". Centro Cultural de la C.A.V. Valencia E.
“Celtic Vision". Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid;
Kiosko Alfonso,A Coruña;Espace Culture/Graslin,Nantes(F)
The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Llandudno,(GB);The Chapter
Arts Center Cardiff (GB);The Bede Gallery,Jarrow (GB);The
Hewlyn Orio Art Gallery,Cornwall (GB).
1986 "Ceramica Galega Actual". Casa de la Parra. Santiago de
Compostela. Travel :Galeria Duran Loriga, A Coruña E.
"II World Triennial Exhibition of Small Ceramics".Zagrev.
"North Carolina Arts Council Fellowships". Mint Museum. USA
1987 "East-West Contemporary Ceramics". The Korean Culture and Arts
Foundation Seoul Korea.
"The Coastal Exchange". Arts Council, Richmond;
The Athenaeum. Alexandria, USA
"Big Clay". North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh; St John's
Museum, Wilmington, USA .
"1988 Tampa Triennial". Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL. USA
1989 "Presente de la Ceramica Española".Keramion Museum,Frenchen Germany (D)
Academia Española de Roma,(I);Museo Gulbenkian,Lisboa,(P);
Museum of Modern Art,Kyoto(J);Museo de Arte
Contemporaneo,Mexico;Demarko Galery,Edinburg(GB);Casa de
España,Paris(F)
"Southeastern Seven". Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
Winston-Salem NC.;Knoxville Museum of Art,Tn.;The Virginia
Beach Art Center,V;The Norton Gallery and School of Art,
West Palm Beach,FL, USA
"North Carolina Artists"North Carolina Museum of Art. Raleigh USA
"Art on Paper" The Weatherspoon Art Gallery,Greensboro.NC, USA
1990 "UNC Faculty Artists".The Weatherspoon Art Gallery.Greensboro.NC;
Wake Forest University,Winston-Salem,NC , USA
1991 "National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts"
Arizona State University Art Museum,Tempe.AZ ;Ohio State
University,Athens,OH;North Carolina State University,Raleigh
Helen Drutt Galery, New York , USA.
1992 "Ceramica -Habitat" .Centre Cultural San Miquel,Castellon
Institut de Cultura J.G.Albert. Alacant. E.
Helen Drutt Gallery, New York , USA.
"Material Dreams". Ackland Museum of Art.Chapel Hill, USA)
"Allen-Mar". Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario, Santiago de
Compostela. E
1992 "Keramik Europas 1993". Westerwald Keramikmuseum. Höhr-
Grenzhausen (D).Museum het Princessehof,Leeuwarden (NL);
Maison de la Ceramique,Mulhouse (F); Bornholms Kunstmuseum,
Guchiem (DK).
1993 "Taipei International Exhibition of Ceramics 1994".Taipei Fine
Arts Museum.Taipei.Taiwan.Republic of China.
1995 "Biennale de Chateauroux", Chateauroux. France. (F)
"I Foro Atlantico de Arte Contemporaneo" Santiago de Compostela E.
Galeriaria Abel Lepina, Vigo (E).
"De Vlaardingse Boomgaard".Vlaardingen. NL.
"Bienal de Vilanova da Cerveira". Vilanova da Cerveira Portugal
Bienal Europea de Ceramica. Museo de Ceramica de
Manises.Valencia E.
1996 Cousas Casa da Parra. Santiago de Compostela E.
Garden of Delight .Vlaardingen. NL
K'96- International Ceramic Art .Etela-Karjalan Taidemuseo
Lappeeranta- Finland
1997 Coleccion Permanente Arte Galega, 1980-1997.Centro
Galego de Arte Contemporanea.Santiago de Compostela. E.
Garden of Delight 97. Vlaardingen. NL.
Brandend Zand.Museum Beelden aan Zee.Scheveningen NL
"De Asorey a los 90. Escultura Moderna en Galicia"
Auditorio de Galicia.Santiago de Compostela. E.
"Galicia Terra Unica- Galicia Exterior". Estacion
Maritima.Vigo. E.
"Galicia Terra Unica- Galicia 1900-1990". Hospital da
Armada. Ferrol. E.
"Orte-Plätze-Gegenden"Magdeburger Museen.Magdeburg D.
The Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art. Seoul. Korea
"KLEI". Witte Zaal.Gent. Belgium (B)
Colección de Arte CaixaGalicia. Casa das Artes. Vigo E.
1998 ARCO 1998 Madrid . Galeria Marisa Marimón. E.
AR-TV.Television de Galicia.Santiago de Compostela E.
Adquisicions recentes. Centro Galego de Arte
Contemporaneo.Santiago deCompostela. E.
Galerie De Vitte Voet. Amsterdam. NL.
Coleccion Permanente. Novas Incorporacions.Centro Galego
de Arte Contemporanea.Santiago de Compostela. E.
Novas adquisicions 96-98.Coleccion de Arte Caixa Galicia.
Estacion Maritima.A Coruña. E.
The 5th International Ceramics Festival'98 Mino, Japon.
1999 European Ceramics 99.Keramikmuseum Westerwald,
Hohr-Grenzhausen.D.
The Garden of Delight.Vlaardingen. NL
Frans Halsmuseum. Haarlem. NL
Foro International de Arte Contemporaneo, Pontevedra. E.
Ceramica Internacional Contemporanea. Posada del Potro. Cordoba. E
Loveed Fine Arts. New York. USA
Art Twente. Galery De Witte Voet. Hengelo. NL
2000 Illinois Ceramic Invitational.Parkland College.Champaign. ILL .USA
Pesado y Liviano Galeria Pardo Bazan. A Coruňa. E
25 Jaar . De Vitte Voet. Amsterdam
Escultura Contemporanea Gallega. La ceramica como punto de partida
Centro de Artesania y Diseňo, Lugo . E
Posada del Potro . Cordoba . E. Auditorio Principe de Asturias. Oviedo . E
Ceramics in Chicago. ARC Gallery. Chicago
Arte Twente. Hengelo. NL
SOFA . New York
Kunst RAI , Amsterdam
SOFA. Chicago
2001 Reunion.The Clay Studio. Philadelphia.
ARCO International Art Fair. Galeria Marisa Marimon. Madrid. E
Heethhofden. Princessehof. Leeuwarden . NL
SOFA. New York.
2002 Artists/Educators. Lill Street Art Center. Chicago. ILL. USA
ARCO International Art Fair. Galeria Marisa Marimon. Madrid. E
Escultura Contemporanea Gallega. La ceramica como punto de partida.
Casa de Galicia. Madrid . E
Evidence. Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art. Kansas City. MI. USA
Escultura Galega Contemporanea. Fundacion Llorens. Ferrol. E.
SOFA. New York. Galeria Materia.
SOFA. New York. Loveed Fine Arts.
Perimeter Gallery. Chicago. USA
European Ceramics Work Centre. ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The Netherlands.
2003 Espais Sagrats.Gresol Festival D’art. La Bisbal d’Emporda.Girona .Spain
Spanische Keramik, Galerie Handwerk, München, Germany
SOFA NY, Loveed Fine Arts & Perimeter Gallery
“NOW & NOW World Contemporary Ceramics”
The 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea.Invitational Exhibition
Icheon World Ceramic , Icheon. Spouth Korea. “Augenblicken”. Kunstforum Kirchberg, Kirchberg, Switzerland
SOFA Chicago. Perimeter Gallery & Dubhe Carreno Gallery
2004 "Künstlerinnen und Künstler des Kunstforums". Kirchberg. Switzerland
Perimeter Gallery. Chicago. USA
SOFA New York. Loveed Fine Arts
Santa Fe Clay. Santa Fe. New Mexico. USA
International Academy of Ceramics, Icheon World Ceramic Center, Korea.
Track House. Oak Park, Illinois. USA . Two person show.
2005 Galerie De Witte Voet. Amsterdam.
Northern Clay Center. Minneapolis.
Santa Fe Clay. Santa Fe.
Perimter Gallery. Chicago
Evansville Museum. Indiana.
Gallery Pahk, New York
Chicago Cultural Center.Chicago Tourist Center
Musée Ariana. Genéve.
2006 “Crossing Over: Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture and
Techno-Science” The Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas.
Art Chicago. Perimeter Gallery. Chicago.
Santa Fe Clay. Santa Fe. New Mexico
“La Ceramica Española y su integracion en el arte”
Museo Nacional de Ceramica. Valencia
Betty Rymer Gallery. The School of The Art
Institute of Chicago.
Art Salamanca. Salamanca. Galeria Marisa Marimon.
Forosur. Caceres. Galeria Marisa Marimon.
2007 Kunstforum, Solothurn, Switzerland
Escultura Cerámica Ibérica. Pazo da Cultura. Pontevedra. Spain
Travel : Centro das Artes. Caldas da Rainha. Portugal
Museo do Azulejo, Lisboa, Portugal
Shy Boy She Devil, and Isis: The Art of Conceptual Craft.
Selections from the Wornick Collection. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston
2008 Art 5 WORK, Gallery 2. Chicago.
Outra xeografia. Arte desde Galicia. Habana. Cuba.
Smaak en Kraak, Pottenbakkersmuseum/Centrum voor hedendaagse
keramiek, Tegelen, The Netherlands.
“Between the Ears- 3D portraits” Stedelijk Museum, Kampen, NL
Gresol. Madremanya. Girona
Collection Selections. Elmhurst Art Museum. Elmhurst. Chicago
Reflection, Kunstforum , Solothurn, Switzerland
Artistas e Intenciones. Galeria Pardo Bazan. A Coruña
2010 Galerie de Witte Voet. Favorites/Favorieten Amsterdam
Espectral. Obras das Coleccións do Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea.
Santiago de Compostela
Cao-Tun, Craft Museum. Taiwan. Cerámica Española para el Siglo XXI. catalog
Chinese and Spanish. Traveling: Kaohsiung Museum (2010)
Yingge, Ceramics Museum (2011). Taiwan
Sèvres Museum. Paris. Académie Internationale de Céramique catalog.
Kunstforum , Reflection 2, Solothurn, Switzerland
Traveling: Gallery Artworks, Belgium
Second European Triennial of Ceramic and Glass, Mons, Belgium catalog
2011 Reflectie. Galerie Bianca Landgraaf. Laren, The Netherlands
Curated by Melissa Muys
Espacio Atlántico. Vigo. Factoria Compostela
Art Chicago. Perimeter Gallery
Ceramics: The World's Most Fascinating Pastime. Julius Caesar Gallery. Chicago.
Praesent. Galerie Christoph Abbühl. Solothurn. Switzerland
2012 Reflection IV. Station 8. Zuzwill. Switzerland
Colección CaixaGalicia. Ourense. Spain
Evanston Biennale. Chicago.
100 Projects for Peace. Salón Luna Pizarro. Congreso de la Republica del Perú. Lima
No Rules: Contemporary Clay. Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst. Chicago
Earth & Alchemy, Bakalar + Paine Galleries,
Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Boston catalog
Sofa Chicago. Perimeter Gallery catalog
Red Dot Art Fair. Perimeter Gallery. Miami
2013 ArtWorks. Sullivan Galleries at SAIC, Chicago
Escultura extensa. Un percorrido complexo e vital. Centro Social
Novacaixagalicia, Ourense 2013.
Elena Colmeiro, Maestros de la Cerámica. Taller Escuela Cerámica Muel,Zaragoza catalog
Faculty Projects. Sullivan Galleries at SAIC, Chicago
Galeria Pardo Bazán. 25 Navidades. A Coruña. Spain.
2014 Kunstforum. Xavier Toubes. Second Space. Solothurn. Switzerland.
Auga Doce. Installation Augas 1997. Museo Centro Gaiás. Cidade da Cultura de Galicia.
Santiago de Compostela. Spain. catalog
Patricia Rieger, Xavier Toubes, Macau Sky & Earth
Ceramic Art Association Gallery, Macau, China catalog
Trėsor. Kunstforum. Solothurn. Switzerland.

Public Collections:
Woodman Study Collection, Department of Art and Art History, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ateliers d’Art de France
Museum of Art & Design, New York (promised gift from Gail Brown collection, Philadelphia)
CAI Sala Luzán, Zaragoza
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Chicago.
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina
Museu do Azulejo, Lisboa
Museé Ariana, Genéve
The Wornick Collection. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri
Jay Collection. Gyeonggi-do, Korea
Gresol. Girona
Centro Galego da Arte Contemporánea , Santiago de Compostela
Colección Nova Caixa Galicia
Fundación Coca Cola España
First National Bank, Columbia, Missouri
The Gallery of Art and Design. North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Etela- Karjalan Taidemuseo , Lappeeranta, Finland
Fundación Argentaria, Madrid
Fundación Caixa-Vigo
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China
Museu de Cerámica de Manises, Valencia
Art Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Banco de España, Madrid
Arizona State University Museum, Tempe
University of North Carolina Center for Public Television, Research Triangle
Park, Raleigh, North Carolina
European Ceramics Work Centre at the Kruithuis Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Xunta de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela
Harbourfront Studios, Toronto
Davidson College Art Gallery, Davidson, North Carolina
Museo Carlos Maside, Sada, A Coruña
New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York
Seminario de Estudios Cerámicos, Sargadelos, Lugo
Pinacoteca Municipal do Concello da Coruña, A Coruña
Ayuntamiento de Alcorcón, Alcorcón, Madrid


Awards - Selection
1975 Greater London Council,
1982 "II Certamen Nacional de Ceramica". First prize. Alcorcon. Madrid. E.
1983 Ministerio de Cultura. Madrid . Grant
1986 National Endowment for the Arts, Washington USA
The First International Ceramics, Mino. Japan -2 mentions
North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship USA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Foundation Fund,
1988 University of North Carolina Center for Public Television, commission
1989 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Fellowship, Winston- Salem, USA
1991 'National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Prize-award
Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ (USA).
1994 Bienal Europea de Ceramica. Premio Gallego Vilar
Museo de Ceramica de Manises.Valencia. E
1995 Premio da Critica Galicia 1995- Artes Plasticas.Vigo. E
1998 The 5th International Ceramics'98 Mino, Japan – 2 mentions

Visiting approintments / Workshops
1977 One year with Raymond Finch – Winchcombe
Pottery, Gloucestershire, UK
1979 Seminario de Estudios Cerámicos de Sargadelos,Lugo,
1986 Seminario de Estudios Ceràmicos de Sargadelos, Lugo,
1989 Keramisch Werkcentrum, Heusden,Paises Bajos, summer.
Workshop-Visiting Artist, The Banff Center School of
Fine Arts. Banff, Canadá.
Workshop-Visiting Artist, New York State College of
Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred , New York
1990 Workshop-Visiting Artist. "International Creators”
Harbourfront Studios,Toronto, Canadá.
Workshop-Visiting Artist.Southeastern Massachusetts
University, New Bedford, Massachusetts
1995 Workshop-Visiting Artist. Cranbrok Academy of Art. Bloomfields,Michigan
1996 Director of course-Centro de Investigacion y Servicios, Ferrol
1997 Workshop-Visiting Artist. Cranbrook Academy of Art. Bloomfields,Michigan
1998 Director of course: Dialogos sobre Ceramica.Convento del Carmen.
Casa de Cultura.Sangüesa. Navarra
1998 Workshop-Visiting Artist. Lousiana State University. Baton Rouge.
1999 Workshop-Visiting Artist. California State University at Long Beach.
2001 Visiting Artist. Cranbrook Academy of Art. Bloomfields. Michigan
Alfred Summer School. Artist in Residence. New York State College of
Ceramics. Alfred University. New York.
Teaching. International Ceramics.Castillo de Soutomaior. Pontevedra.
Workshop-Visiting Artist.
California College of Art and Crafts. Oackland. CA.
2002 Summer.-work period. European Ceramics Work Centre.
‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
2003 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth at New Haven, Mass. USA
2005/6/7 Royal College of Art. London. UK – External examiner

Conferences and Panels
1970 Cofundador del Grupo de Traballo Galego en Londres
1971 Coauhor de Plan Pedagoxico Galego. Edt. Xerais.Vigo.
1975 Glass workshop. Grant from Greater London Council.
1975 Assistant to Marylyn Dintenfass. Commission for sculpture
Benton and Bowles, Inc., New York
Televisión Española, Madrid, ceramic-presentation
"Ceramica Contemporánea Americana". Taller de Cerámica
Madrid Conference
The Ackland Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, Conference.
Elected member of Academie Internationale de la
Céramique, Geneve, Suiza.
1984 "Second North Carolina Pottery Conference"
Camp Caraway, North Carolina USA Conference
"Undergraduate Art Show" North Carolina Central
University Art Museum, Durham. USA curator.
Visual Arts Screening Panel (artist in residence)
North Carolina Arts Council.1987, 1988, 1989 juror
"North Carolina Fellowship and Writers'Panel" Mint
Museum ,Charlotte,Simposium
"New York, New Venue and North Carolina Artists"
Queens College, Charlotte, Simposium.
1985 The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art.Winston-Salem Conference.
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, Conference.
1992 The National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts,
Cincinnati Conference
International Academy of Ceramics . Edinburgh Conference
1992 The National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts,
Philadelphia Conference.
"Encuentros de Ceramica" Taller de Aia, S. Pedro de
Andatza,Gipuzkoa Conference
1993 Southern-Arts. Winchester Conference.
Museo de Cerámica de Manises. Valencia Conference.
1993 "International Association of Residential Arts
Centres and Networks".Barcelona.Simposium
1994 Fundación Cultural "Knecht-Drenth". Callosa d'en
Sarria. Alicant( representing the Ministery of
Culture- The Netherlands in the creation of cultural project )
1995 "Jingdezhen Kaolin International Ceramic Art
Conference"Jingdezhen,Jiangxi,China(United
Nations Development Programme in China)Simposium.
"Matrix 3D : Sculpture: Method: Research" The London
Institute. Central Saint Martins College,
School of Art,London. Simposium-conference
Bienal Europea de Ceramica. Escuela de Cerámica de
Manises Conference
Escuela de Artes Aplicadas, Valencia Conference.
1996 Etela- Karjalan Taidemuseo, Lappeeranta. Finlandia Conference
"Networks in Ceramics". University of Art and
Design. Helsinki.Finlandia Conference.
"Science and Art in Ceramics- University of
Manchester and UMIST" The Royal Institution of
Great Britain, London. Simposium- conference
The Artic Foundation. De Fabriek, Eindhoven,Conference
1997 "En Torno al barro- Ceramica y Lugar" Palacio Vallesantoro,Casa de Cultura,Sanguesa,Conference
1998 Escuela de Conservacion y Restauracion de Galicia.
Pontevedra Conference
Facultad de Bellas Artes. Pontevedra Conference.
Fundación Luis Seoane. A Coruña. Conference
Diputación Provincial de Lugo (Centro de Artesania e
Deseño de Galicia) Lugo.Conference
1999. Cardiff Institute. Cardiff. Conference
National Council on Education on Edutacion for the Ceramic Arts. Denver. Colorado. USA. Panel
Seminario de Estudios Ceramicos. O Castro. A Coruňa. E
2000 Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfields, Michigan. USA Panel
2001 Encontros Estivais de Sargadelos. Museo Carlos Maside. O Castro.
A Coruna.E Conference
New York State College of Ceramics. Alfred University.
Seminario de Estudios Ceramics de Sargadelos. Cervo. Lugo. E. Conference
Lill St. Art Center. Chicago. USA .Conference.
2002 Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation,. Baltimore, Maryland. USA . Panel.
2003 GroBer Sitzungssaal der Handwerks Kammer fur Munchen und Oberbayern.
Munich. Germany
“NOW & NOW World Contemporary Ceramics”.The 2nd World Ceramic
Biennale 2003 Korea .The 2nd International Ceramic Symposium.“Creativity”
2004 Kunsthogskolen i Bergen, Bergen, Norway. Conference.
Ceramic-Culture-Innovation. Europäisches IndustrieMuseum fűur
Porzellan. Selb-Plőβberg. Germany. Conference.
Ceramics Symposium Gmunden.Austria. Visiting Artist. Conference.
IUN Gallery for Contemporary Art. Indiana University Northwest,
Gary, Indiana. Talk
Espacios de Creacion Contemporanea. Santiago de Compostela. Conference
2005 Northern Clay. Minneapolis. Conference & Juror.
Hyastack Mountain School of Crafts. Deer isle, Maine, USA. Conference
Iberiona. Museu del Poble Espanyol. Barcelona. Spain. Conference.
Escuela de Arte Picasso. A Coruña. Spain. Conference.
2006 Royal College of Art. London. (February & May) External Examiner.
2007 Royal College of Art. London. (February & May) External Examiner.
2008 Elmhurst Art Museum. Elmhurst. Chicago. Talk
The Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series. University of Kansas. Lecture
Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design.
Stockholm, Sweden. Talk
2009 Instituto Cervantes. Lustre: Xavier Toubes. Chicago. Talk
2010 Xavier Toubes: thoughts about intuition and practice. Lecture.
National Conference on Education for the Ceramic
Arts. 2010, Philadelphia.
2011 Concordia University, Montreal. Canada.
Conference and workshop. Department of Studio Arts
2012 100 Projects for Peace. Quinua, Ayacucho, Peru. Lecture
Artist Now series, UWM PECK School of Arts
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lecture
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston. Lecture
Perimeter Gallery. Artist Talk
2013 Macau Science Center, organized by the Macau Sky & Earth Ceramic art
Association, Macau, China. Lecture
Department of Art and Art History, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder. Lecture
2014 Royal College of Art. London


1983-1993 Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
1991- 1999, Artistic Director of the European Ceramics Work Centre, ‘s-Hertogen The Netherlands
Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA