A. Jeffrey Zigulis



Born: June 8th, 1954 at Oak Knoll Naval Base, Oakland, California

Raised and lived in Mountain View, California until 1981.

Studio and residence:

Mountain View 1978-1981

Prunedale, Monterey Co. California 1981-88

Sebastopol, Sonoma Co. California 1988-2006

Camano Island, Washington 2006-present


Married to Nancy Darang Zigulis, July 11, 1981

Our son Matthew David Zigulis, born March 14, 1987.

Student and Soccer player at Western Washington University



Attended Foothill College Los Altos, California 1972-73, 1975-76

San Jose State University 1976-79   BA in Art 1979   

MFA Program 1980


Teaching experience:

Ohlone College, Fremont, California 1979-81

Foothill College, Los Altos, California 1979-81

Sebastopol Center for the Arts 1991-93


Workshops & Lectures:

Foothill College, 1979 & 1988

Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center 1980 & 1990

University of California At Santa Cruz, 1981

San Jose State University, 1982

De Anza College, 1983

The Clay Studio, Dallas, Texas 1984

Mendocino College, 1991

Los Altos School District, Art Docents, 1991

Santa Rosa Junior College, 1993

Santa Rosa Art guild, 1994

Rochester Institute of Technology, 1994



Association of California Ceramic Artists, 1985

Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County, “ArTrails” Open Studio Tour 1991

American Crafts Council, Wholesale and Retail Shows, 1982, 1991, 1993

County of Marin, Taeem Gallery, Mixed Media, Mill Valley, Ca. 2001



California Museum of Art @ The Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, California

        “Fine American Crafts” 1991

   A visual dialog of “Art” versus “Craft”



Board of Directors:


Cultural Arts Council of Sonoma County

“ArTrails” Co-Chair, Open Studio Tour 1990


Sebastopol Center for the Arts

Board Seat, 1990-1994

Auction Chair, 1991, 1992, 1993


The American Craft Council, New York City

Board of Trustees, 1993 – 1999

Chair, Show Committee 1996 – 1999

Nominating Committee 1994-95

Finance Committee 1998-99

Personnel Committee 1997-98











Galleries and Shows:

Over 50 group and one man shows

U.S.A., Austria, Australia, Singapore, Korea


On going representation in over 60 galleries throughout the United States

Retail and Wholesale shows, American Craft Council, Bellevue Museum Show, numerous other shows throughout my career




Museum of Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

Holy Names College, Oakland, California

Prieto Collection, Mills College, Oakland, California

Leslie’s Ceramic Collection, Berkeley, California

Hare, Brewer & Kelly, Palo Alto, California

Denver National Bank

Federal Reserve Bank, Denver, Colorado

Club Sports, Las Vegas, Nevada

Ethan Allen Corporation

Bemidji State University, Harlow Collection, Bemidji, Minnesota

Bank of Westminster

Central Bankcorporation

Central Bank of Aurora

McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft

Armstrong World Industries

U.S. West Corporation

Pepsi Cola South

The Bill Graham Collection

Sally Jessy Raphael

Robert Wagner/Jill St. John

Diahann Carroll

…many other private and public collections



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