Xavier Toubes (Francisco Javier Toubes Vilariño)
A Coruña, Spain


Visiting appointments / Workshops
1977 One year with Raymond Finch – Winchcombe Pottery, Gloucestershire, UK
1978 Paul Sena Pottery, Worthington, MA
1979 Seminario de Estudios Cerámicos de Sargadelos, Lugo
1986 Seminario de Estudios Ceràmicos de Sargadelos, Lugo
1989 Keramisch Werkcentrum, Heusden, Paises Bajos, summer
1989 Workshop-Visiting Artist, The Banff Center School of Fine Arts. Banff, Canada
1989 Workshop-Visiting Artist, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
1990 Workshop-Visiting Artist, "International Creators”
1990 Harbourfront Studios,Toronto, Canada
1990 Visiting Artist, Southeastern Massachusetts University, New Bedford, MA
1995 Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfields, MI
1995 Director of course-Centro de Investigacion y Servicios, Ferrol
1995 Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art. Bloomfields, MI
1995 Director of course: Dialogos sobre Ceramica.Convento del Carmen, Casa de Cultura, Sangüesa, Navarra
1998 Visiting Artist, Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1998 Visiting Artist, California State University at Long Beach, CA
2001 Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfields, MI
2001 Alfred Summer School, Artist in Residence, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, NY
2001 Teaching, International Ceramics, Castillo de Soutomaior, Pontevedra, Workshop-Visiting Artist
2001 Visiting Artist, California College of Art and Crafts, Oakland, CA
2002 Summer, work period, European Ceramics Work Centre, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
2003 University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth at New Haven, MA
2005/6/7 External examiner, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2005 Teaching – Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
2005 Visiting Artist Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
2005 Visiting Artist, Northern Clay, Minneapolis, MN
2010 Named member of the council of the International Academy of Ceramics, Genève, Switzerland. Resigned in 2011.
2011 Visiting Artist, Department of Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2012 100 Projects for Peace Project Ruraspanshis Yachanchis (We Learn by Doing), Quinua, Ayacucho, Peru. A week Workshop
2012 Visiting Artist, Artist Now series, UWM PECK School of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI
2013 Macau Science Center, organized by the Macau Sky & Earth Ceramic art Association, Macau, China
2013 Visiting Artist and artist in residence, Department of Art and Art History, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO

Conferences, Panel, etc.
1970 Co-founder Grupo de Traballo Galego en Londres
1971 Co-author 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
1975 Televisión Española, Madrid, ceramic-presentation
1975 "Ceramica Contemporánea Americana", Taller de Cerámica, Madrid Conference
1975 The Ackland Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, Conference.
1975 Elected member of Academie Internationale de la Céramique, Genève, Switzerland
1984 "Second North Carolina Pottery Conference", Camp Caraway, North Carolina USA Conference
1984 "Undergraduate Art Show" North Carolina Central, University Art Museum, Durham. Curator.
1984 Visual Arts Screening Panel (artist in residence), North Carolina Arts Council. 1987, 1988, 1989 Juror
1984 "North Carolina Fellowship and Writers' Panel" Mint Museum, Charlotte. Simposium
1984 "New York, New Venue and North Carolina Artists", Queens College, Charlotte. Simposium.
1985 The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art. Winston-Salem Conference.
1985 Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem. Conference.
1992 The National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts, Cincinnati. Conference
1992 International Academy of Ceramics . Edinburgh. Conference
1992 The National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts, Philadelphia. Conference.
1992 "Encuentros de Ceramica" Taller de Aia, S. Pedro de Andatza,Gipuzkoa . Conference
1993 Southern-Arts. Winchester. Conference.
1993 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.
1995 "Matrix 3D : Sculpture: Method: Research" The London Institute.
      Central Saint Martins College, School of Art, London. Simposium-conference
1995 Bienal Europea de Ceramica. Escuela de Cerámica de Manises . Valencia. Conference
1995 Escuela de Artes Aplicadas, Valencia. Conference.
1996 Etela- Karjalan Taidemuseo, Lappeeranta. Finland. Conference
1996 "Networks in Ceramics". University of Art and Design. Helsinki.Finland . Conference.
1996 "Science and Art in Ceramics- University of Manchester and UMIST" The Royal Institution of
      Great Britain, London. Simposium- conference
1996 The Artic Foundation. De Fabriek, Eindhoven, Conference
1997 "En Torno al barro- Ceramica y Lugar" Palacio Vallesantoro,Casa de Cultura, Sanguesa. Navarra. Conference
1998 Escuela de Conservacion y Restauración de Galicia. Pontevedra. Conference
1998 Facultad de Bellas Artes. Pontevedra . Conference.
1998 Fundación Luis Seoane. A Coruña. Conference
1998 Diputación Provincial de Lugo (Centro de Artesania e Deseño de Galicia) Lugo. Conference
1999 Cardiff Institute. Cardiff. Conference
1999 National Council on Education on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Denver. Colorado. USA. Panel
1999 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 Coruña. Conference
2001 New York State College of Ceramics. Alfred University. New York.
2001 Seminario de Estudios Ceramicos de Sargadelos. Cervo. Lugo. E. Conference
2001 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
2003 “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.
2004 Ceramic-Culture-Innovation. Europäisches IndustrieMuseum fűur Porzellan. Selb-Plőβberg. Germany. Conference.
2004 Ceramics Symposium Gmunden. Austria. Visiting Artist. Conference.
2004 IUN Gallery for Contemporary Art. Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana. Talk
2004 Espacios de Creación Contemporanea. Santiago de Compostela. Conference
2005 Northern Clay. Minneapolis. Conference & Juror.
2005 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Deer isle, Maine, USA. Conference
2005 Iberiona. Museu del Poble Espanyol. Barcelona. Spain. Conference.
2005 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
2008 The Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series. University of Kansas. Lecture
2008 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. Philadelphia.
2011 Concordia University, Montreal. Canada. Conference and workshop. Department of Studio Arts
2012 100 Projects for Peace. Quinua, Ayacucho, Peru. Lecture
2012 Artist Now series, UWM PECK School of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lecture
2012 Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston. Lecture
2012 Perimeter Gallery. Artist Talk
2013 Macau Science Center, organized by the Macau Sky & Earth Ceramic art Association, Macau, China. Lecture
2013 Department of Art and Art History, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder. Lecture