123 Borland Hill Road, Nobleboro, Maine 04555



BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree:Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1973

MFA Master of Fine Art Degree: New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, New York 1976

M.Ac. Master of Acupuncture Degree: Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Gainesville, Florida 2000



“Building Arts Grant” 1981  National Endowment for the Arts

“Emerging Artists’ Grant” 1982  National Endowment for the Arts

“Artists Fellowship” 1986  National Endowment for the Arts

Maine Arts Commission Grant: Art in Alternative Settings: 2014/5



30 Percent for Art projects in the state of Maine; 1985 to 2003

P.S. 181. New York Public School System “Percent for Art” commission. 1995 

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Georgia 2004



Portland Museum of Art 2015 Biennial“You Can’t Get There From Here” Portland, Maine

Yvette Torres Fine Art, Rockland, Maine 2015

Mark Pharis and George Mason: Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA. 2015 

Georges River Land Trust: Year Long Artist Residency: Summer Installation August 2015

 Susan Maasch Fine ArtSolo. July 2015, Portland, ME

 Naga Gallery Boston, MA 2015

 Kismet Artist Residency: Romancing History. Yarmouth Historical Center, ME, 2015

Kismet Artist Residency: Process. Yarmouth Library Gallery, ME, 2015

 Hidden Valley Nature Center Residency and Installation. Jefferson, ME, 2014

 Color, Line & Form: George Mason & Tim Rowan. Lacoste Gallery, Concord 2014

 Beech Hill Preserve: Installation at the Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Rockport, Maine July 2014

Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation. 40th Anniversary Retro. Kohler Art Center 2014

Merrimack College Solo Show , N. Andover, Ma. October 2013

The Maine Jewish Museum, (Solo) Portland, Maine May 2013

Watershed 25th Anniversary Founder’s Show  Damariscotta Mills, Maine 2012

Multiples; Mason, Johnson, Pelisser. Coleman Burke Gallery, Brunswick, Maine 2011

Pieced: George Mason and Gabriella D’Italia Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2011

Companion Pieces: Salt Bay Chamberfest 2011 to 2015 Damariscotta, Maine

Conversations: R&F Gallery, Kingston,N.Y. 2011

Rich for the Vitals: George Mason Gallery Damariscotta, Maine 2010

Fusion: The Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Maine 2007

Cranbrook to Lancaster and Back; Contemporary Works in Clay, Fiber and Metal from the Robert Pfannebecker Collection 

Cranbrook Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 2005 

Tile: Matter & Motif: Baltimore Clayworks 2004

Artistry in Tile: Greater Reston Arts Center, Virginia 2002

Connections With Antiquity. (one person show): Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine 1997

Collaborative Drawings: Scott Chamberlin & George Mason: Rule Modern, Denver 1995

Makers ’93: Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine 1993

Three Artists; O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, Maine 1991

10: Porland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine 1988

13th Chunichi International: Exhibition of Ceramic Arts, Nagoya, Japan 1985

Faculty Exhibition: Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel 1983

Group Show: Haber-Theodore Gallery, New York 1982

Group Show: Nina Freudenhein Gallery, Buffalo, New York 1982

New Works in Clay III: Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York 1981

American Porcelain: The Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. 1980. 

Architectural Ceramics: Dimock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. 1980

The Work of George Mason (one person show) Exhibit A, Chicago, Illinois. 1980

Michigan Art Faculty: Flint Art Institute, Flint, Michigan 1979

Young Americans Clay/Glass: The Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY 1978

The Work of George Mason (solo): The Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine. 1978

Large Works by George Mason(solo): Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York. 1977



Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 1978-1979

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Fall Semester 1979

College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York. 1981-1982

Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel.  1982-1983

Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine 1985

NoNova Scotia College of Art & Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia 1985 

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine 1985

National Ceramic Research Center and I.T.B. and I.K.S. Universities, Java, Indonesia 1985

Maine Public Schools: Numerous residencies 1987-1995

Radcliff College Ceramics Studio Boston, MA (workshop)

Southwest Craft Center, San Antonio, Texas 1993 (workshops)

Brookdale College, New Jersey 1995 (workshop)

Santa Fe Clay, New Mexico, 1997 [workshop]

Maine Teacher’s Workshop, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Maine 2004

University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 2008 



Edgecomb Eddy School, Edgecomb, Maine 2003

Bangor Public Library, Bangor, Maine 1997

Herman High School, Herman, Maine 1996

Ellsworth High School, Ellsworth, Maine 1996

University of Maine at Orono 1996

P.S. 181, Brooklyn, New York, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects 1995 

Hanson Elementary School, East Lebanon, Maine, Foster & Ingalls Architects 1995

Gorham High School, Gorham, Maine, Portland Design Team 1995

Crescent Park Elementary School Bethel, Maine, Rea Associates 1994

Guilford Middle School, Guilford, Maine 1994

Oak Hill High School, Sabattus, Maine, Sasaki Architects 1994

Garland Street Middle School, Bangor, Maine, Allied Architects 1993

Hope Elementary School, Hope, Maine, Moore/Wenrich Architects 1993

Winslow Elementary School, Winslow, Maine, Harriman Associates 1992

DOT, The Consolidated Motor Vehicle Facility, Augusta, Maine, T.F.H. Architects 1992 

Greely High School, North Yarmouth, Maine, Terrian Architects 1992

Manchester Elementary School, Manchester, Maine, Steven Blatt Architects 1992

Readfield Elementary School, Readfield, Maine, Steven Blatt Architects 1992

Oxford Elementary School, Oxford, Maine, Moore/Weinrich Architects 1991

Searsport Elementary School, Searsport, Maine, Steven Blatt Architects 1991

Fort Fairfield Elementary School, Fort Fairfield, Maine, Steven Blatt Architects 1991

Nobleboro Central School, Nobleboro, Maine, Terrian Architects 1991

Buckfield High School, Buckfield, Maine, Steven Blatt Architects 1990

Leeds Elementary School, Leeds, Maine, Rea Associates 1990

Biddeford Primary School, Biddeford, Maine Portland Design Team 1989 

Scarborough High School, Scarborough, Maine, Portland Design Team 1989 

Union Elementary & Gaul Junior High School, Union, Maine, Rea Associates1989

Limington Elementary School, Limington, Maine, Rea Associates 1988

Jordan Small School, Raymond, Maine, Terrian Architects 1988

Margaret Chase Smith Elementary School, Sanford, Maine 

Moore/Weinrich Architects 1987


Artist in Residence: The Kohler Company, Wi. 1976-1977 

Artist in Residence: Clayworks Studio Workshop, NYC. 1978 and 1980

Artist in Residence: Syracuse Clay Institute, N.Y. 1980

Designer: Design Technics, New York, NY. 1978-1994

Founding Board Member: Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Edgecomb, Maine 1986


Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York

Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan


Spiral A Literary Magazine, “Casar Devi”, 1991

Ceramics Monthly “Portfolio: George Mason”, June, 1980