Theo Darling (b. 1988)

Currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area | 


2015      BFA, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA 
2011      Edison Community College, Piqua, OH (ceramics courses)

Studied under:

Erik Scollon
Arthur Gonzalez
Nathan Lynch
Ben Belknap
Nancy Selvin
Stephanie Beiser


2015     CCA Baccalaureate group exhibition, Campus Center Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2015     True Believer, BFA exhibition, College Avenue Galleries (North Gallery), Oakland, CA
2015     Group exhibition, California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art ion), Davis, CA
2015     Purposeful Pottery (juried exhibition), WestPark Workshop Gallery, Roseville, CA  
2015     CCA Ceramics Guild group exhibition, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014    "Dead," Said Mr. Samsa, "Let Us Thank God For That." Treadwell Hall, Oakland, CA
2014     Site-specific group installation, Treadwell Lawn/CCA Gardens, Oakland, CA
2014     Fine Arts Junior Review, Oliver Center for the Arts, Oakland, CA
2013     Group exhibition, A21 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012     Superflat (group exhibition), A2 Café, Oakland, CA
2012     Group exhibition, A21 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2012     Time Capsule (group exhibition), A21 Gallery, Oakland, CA
2011     Group exhibition, Piqua Public Library, Piqua, OH
2010     Group exhibition, Piqua Arts Council, Piqua, OH
2010     Group exhibition, Edison Community College, Piqua, OH


"Divination Cups - Theo Darling," Swan Children Magazine, Issue Three, July 2014.

Awards and Grants

2015               Clyde & Co. Community Art Project
2012-2015     CCA Faculty Honors Scholarship

Retail Experience

2017           CCA Holiday Fair, Oakland, CA
2016           CCA Holiday Fair, Oakland, CA
2016           CCA Spring Fair, San Francisco, CA
2016           Friday Nights @ OMCA featuring CCAMade, Oakland, CA
2015           Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios, Berkeley, CA
2015           CCA Holiday Fair, Oakland, CA
2015           American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, CA
2015           CCA Spring Fair, San Francisco, CA
2014-18     Online retail at
2014           East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest, Berkeley, CA
2014           CCA Holiday Fair, Oakland, CA
2013           Renegade Craft Fair, San Francisco, CA
2013           CCA Spring Fair, Oakland, CA
2010           Cloud Nine Creations, Covington, OH
2009-12     Yellow Springs Street Fair, Yellow Springs, OH
2009-12     Holiday Fair, Edison Community College, Piqua, OH   

Teaching and Volunteer Experience

2014-15     CCA Ceramics Guild, California College of the Arts
2014           CCA/Oakland International High School mural collaboration
2012           Guest instructor, Troy-Hayner Cultural Center
2011-12     Clay Club secretary, Edison Community College

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