Resume

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Studio Metalsmith, building unique objects, custom, commission and exhibition pieces with an emphasis on jewelry.

  • Professional Development Seminar:  Committee member, planning and organization, Society of North American Goldsmiths.

  • Annual Northwest Jewelry and Metals Symposium:  Planning Committee member, writer and master of ceremonies.  

 

EDUCATION:           

  • STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE AT ONEONTA,  Oneonta,  NY.  B.A.  Studio Art.   B.A.  English.  1981  

 

SELECTED TEACHING & LECTURING  EXPERIENCE:

2019

  • Bellevue Arts Museum. Bellevue WA. Lecture for incoming docent class.

  • California College of Art. Oakland,CA. Visiting Artist and Lecturer.

  • Cabrillo College. Aptos, CA. Visiting Artist and Lecturer.

2018

  • 9th Materials Topics Symposium East Carolina : Deconstruct/Reconstruct. Keynote Presentation.

  • Craft Council of British Columbia: Art of Craft. Featured presenter 

2017

  • Arizona Designer Craftsmen. Lecture: The Rabbit Hole.

  • Charisma Design Studios, Houston TX. Lecture.

2016

  • Oregon College of Art and Craft.  Visiting Artist and Lecturer.

  • Stephen F. Austin State University. Visiting Artist and Lecturer.

  • North Seattle College.  Featured lecturer.

  • Passing the Torch. Keynote Presentation. Spring 2016.

  • International Society of Glass Bead Makers. Keynote Presentation. Summer 2106.

2015

  • California State University Long Beach.  Visiting Artist and Lecturer.

  • Minneapolis Jewelry Arts Guild. Featured (inaugural) lecturer.

2014.

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths. Annual conference, Grains to Gold. Minneapolis MN. 

       Presenter/Lecturer.

  • Colorado Organizatio of Metal Artists. Annual conference.   Salida, CO.  

        Presenter/Lecturer. 

  • University of North Texas.  Visiting Artist, Core Program, Department of Visual Arts.

2013.      

  • Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI. Visiting artist and lecturer.      

  • Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH. Visiting Artist and Symposium Presenter.      

  • Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD. Visiting Artist. 

2012.                      

  • University of Arkansas. Little Rock, Arkansas. Visiting Artist.                                

  • Goshen University. Goshen, Indiana.  Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist for 2011-12

2011.                      

  • Boise State University.  Boise, Idaho. Visiting Artist.

2010.                     

  • Southern Indiana University, Edwardsville.  Edwardsville, Indiana. Visiting Artist.

  • Edinboro University.  Edinboro, PA. Visiting Artist.

2009.            

  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Dartmouth College.  Hanover, New Hampshire. Visiting Artist, Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio.

2008

  • Virginia Commonwealth University.  Richmond, VA. Visiting Artist.

  • Eastern Carolina University. Greenville, NC.  2007.

2007 

  • Oregon College of Art and Craft.  Portland, Oregon.

  • California College of Art.

2006

  • Kendall College.  Grand Rapids Michigan .        

  • University of Washington. Visiting Lecturer: 2006-2008  

2004.             

  • Central College. Pella, Iowa.   Allison B. Allen Visiting Artist.

  • Edinboro University.  Edinboro, PA. Visiting Artist.

2003              

  • Professional Practices Program.  Society of North American Goldsmiths. San Francisco, CA. Presenter/Lecturer.

2002            

  • University of Washington.  Seattle, WA. Visiting Lecturer.                                                                         

  • 2001 

  • COMA Conference: “Semimelt”.   Salida, CO.  Presenter/Lecturer. 

  • 1999.

  • YUMA  XX .  Annual arts symposium.  Yuma, AZ.  Presenter/Lecturer.                                                                                                                                

ADDITIONAL VENUES (partial list):                        

  • Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. 

  • Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinberg, TN.

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

  • California College of Art. Oakland, CA.

  • Craft Alliance.  St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME.

  • Maryland Institute of Art College (MICA).  Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Mendocino Art Center, Mendocio, CA.

  • Metalwerx, Waltham, MA.

  • Metropolitan State College of Denver Miami University, Oxford, OH.

  • Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.

  • Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts, San Francisco, CA.

  • Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX. Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA.

 

AWARDS, COMMISSIONS & COLLECTIONS:

  • Winner: First Place in Alternative Materials, 2017 Saul Bell Award

  • Goshen College.  Goshen Indiana. Purchase for Permanent Collection.

  • Renwick Alliance, Smithsonian Museum.  Piece purchased as presentation award.

  • Victoria and Albert Museum.  London, UK.  Permanent Collection. Central College. Pella , Iowa.  Purchased for Permanent Collection.

  • Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma, WA. Permanent collection. (Promised Gift).

  • Chosen by jury to design and manufacture the WASHINGTON STATEGOVERNOR’S ARTS AND HERITAGE AWARD medallion.  This award is presented by  the governor to six recipients each year.

  • WESTAF/NEA REGIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOR VISUAL ARTISTS.   Recipient

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