2018“Anthro/Botanical” Solo Show, Adele Kassab Gallery, Francis Marion University 2017“Anthro/Botanical” Solo Show, Thompson Art Gallery, Furman University 2017“Tierras Coloridas/Colorful Lands” Hughes Main Library, Greenville, SC 2017“SC Festival of Flowers Juried Art Show”, Greenwood, SC, Juried by Erin Glaze Nathanson 2017“Artistsphere Artists of the Upsatate”, Greenville, SC, Juried Exhibition, Kathleen Thum 2017“Argillaceous Earth: Contemporary Ceramics”, Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona, MN 2017“Possibilities: GCCA Ceramics Invitational”, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC 2016“Visions in Clay” San Joaquin Delta College, CA, Exhibition Juror: Liz Quackenbush 2016“Teachers as Artists, Artists as Teachers”, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC 2016Faculty Exhibition, SCGSAH Lipscomb Gallery, Greenville, SC 2016Carbondale Clay National XI, “The Intimacy of Scale” Carbondale, CO, Juried by Chris Gustin 2016“Artistsphere Artists of the Upsatate”, Greenville, SC, Juried Exhibition, Kathleen Thum 2016“Menagerie” Baltimore Clayworks, MD, Juried by Jenny Mendez 2016“De La Naturaleza” Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, OH 2015“SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Exchange” Vandiver Gallery, Anderson University, SC 2014 “Un-Natural Nature,” SciArt Center, New York, NY 2014Faculty Exhibition, SCGSAH Lipscomb Gallery, Greenville, SC 2014“In Full Bloom” Baltimore Clayworks, MD, Juried by Leigh Taylor Mickelson, director of Clay Art Center, NY 2014"The Light of the Moon" Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, Gatlinberg, TN Juried by Namita Gupta Wiggers, Director and Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Craft PNCA 2013“The Bone Show” Industria Studios, Tucson, AZ 2013Columbia College’s Annual Art Educators Invitational, Goodall Gallery, SC 2012Faculty Exhibition, SCGSAH Lipscomb Gallery, Greenville, SC 2012Solo Exhibition, Luigart Studio and Gallery, Lexington, KY 2011“The Unsettled,” University of Deleware Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA 2011“Resident Artist Show”, LexVC, Lexington, KY 2010“Crystilization” SAFinc, Lexington, KY (solo show) 2010“ARTillery Invitational” ARTillery, Columbus, OH 2010“Searching for God” OSU at Marion, Marion, OH 2009“Promethean Ambitions,” Philadelphia, PA 2009“In Limbo” Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2009“Transgressions” OSU, Columbus, OH 2008“Worlds Greatest Best,” Philadelphia, PA 2008“XXXXY” Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 2007“From One State To Another” FAB Gallery, Curated by Gregory Volk, Richmond, VA 2007“Latino Art Exhibit” School District Administration Building, Philadelphia, PA 2007“Elaine Quave: Photography and Sculpture” (solo-show) Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH, Greenville, SC 20072nd Annual South Plaza Sculpture Exhibit, Curated by Wim Roef, Dillon, SC 2006“What’s you Body Image?” Lee Gallery, Celmson University, SC 2006Upstate Ceramics Exhibition, Warehouse Theater, Greenville, SC 2006Faculty Show, Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH, Greenville, SC 2006Faculty and Staff Show, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA 2006“Makeup” (solo-show) Clemson University MFA Gallery, SC 2005 ”New Voices” Medialia Rack and Hamper Gallery, New York, NY 2005"Forward” (curator) Lipscomb Gallery, SCGSAH, Greenville, SC 2005“New Work in Medallic Sculpture” Traveling Exhibition, Philadelphia, Portugal, Brazil, Organized by New Approach, Inc. NY, (traveling through 2007
Elaine Quave received a BFA in crafts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and an MFA in ceramics at Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She currently teaches ceramics at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH), where she was a graduate of the inaugural program of the residential high school. In addition to experience as a 3-D and ceramics instructor at Tyler, SCGSAH, and the Greenville County Museum of Art in Greenville, SC, Mrs. Quave has also assisted for workshops at North Carolina’s Penland School of Craft and Pilchuck School of Glass in Washington. Elaine Quave is the 2015 recipient of the Regina Brown Teacher Development Award through the National K12 Ceramic Exhibition. Mrs. Quave's work has been exhibited nationally at venues including the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Baltimore Clayworks, the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Lee Gallery of Clemson University, and Thompson Gallery of Furman University.