Master of Fine Arts, Light Metals/Jewelry, 1984, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Bachelor of Science, Arts Education, 1977, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
CRA-LA Public Commission: 54 Arts District Medallions, permanent installations, Los Angeles, CA 2013
Smithsonian Craft2Wear Exhibit Best in Jewelry Award, Washington, DC. 2014
Oakland Museum of Fine Arts, Oakland, CA; collection
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI collection
American Crafts Council, Award of Excellence, ’99
Ornament Magazine, 1st Place Award, '84
and indiviual private collections in USA
SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2017 Yun Gee Park Fine Art, 4 person exhibit, "East Coast, West Coast & South Korea", Tucson, AZ
Imagine Peace Now, anti violence traveling exhibit and book; Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston; E. Carolina University Greenville
Alchemy 4, Int’l Enamels Exhibit , The Enamelist Society, traveling show, brochure; Arrowmont Schoolof Art, TN; Metals Museum, Memphis, TN
Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, "Wearable Expressions 17"; int'l juried exhibit, Catalog
2016 Freehand Gallery, ‘Landscape’ 6 person exhibit, art jewelry and objects.
Yun Gee Park Fine Arts, Tucson, AZ and traveling Korean Exhibits, Ahwon Gongbang Gallery
2014 Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA “Thirty Years West”, 2 person show w S. Enterline
2013 Peninsula School of Art, Door County, WI “The Nature of Jewelry” catalog
DeNovo Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 6 person show
2012 National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN, “13th Biennial Int’l Enamel Exhibit”
Craft in America Study Center, "California Women Jewelers", Los Angeles, CA
Taboo Gallery, San Diego, CA " Color and Form"
District Gallery/LaDADspace, Los Angeles, CA curated/exhibit 5 person group "Object D'art' exhibit
2011 Arrowmont School of Art, TN; Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, “13th Biennial Int’l Enamel Exhibit”, catalog.
2010 Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA , “Brooching the Subject”
2009 Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, “Craft In America”, and in ’07 Mingei Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
2008 Cranbrook Art Museum, MI, ‘Craft in America’, 8 museum touring exhibit and book
Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “New West Coast Design”
Oakland Museum of Art Collectors Gallery, CA, NCEG Exhibit “Transformed by Fire”
2007 Mingei Museum of Art, San Diego, CA "Craft in America" touring exhibit
Centre for the Arts, Pico Rivera, CA "Sculptural Metalsmithing" 4 person exhibit
MJ HIggins Gallery, The Landscape show, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Aaron Faber Gallery, NYC "Investigating Space"
2005 Gallery Suum, Seoul, Korea "Artful Jewelry"
Racine Art Museum, Racine WI "Magnificent Extravagance.."
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinberg, TN "Metamorphosis" Int'l Enamel Society
SELECT ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2004 Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, "Bridging, Structure to Form"
2003 IMEC Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2000 Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
1998 Nancy Sachs Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1997 Jewelerswerk Galerie, Washington, DC; "Force of Nature"
Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, 12 yr. retrospective
1993 Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, KY and 1992
1992, 1986 Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA;
South Bay Contemporary Museum of Art, Torrance, CA
1985 The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1979 Artworks Gallery, Hartford, CT "Shining-Jewelry From My Environment"
SELECTED GROUP EXHBITS:
2003 Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA "The Art of California Gold”; SOFA/Chicago, SNAG/Exhibition in Print
2002 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA "Functional Fine Art"
2000 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA "Structure, Symbol & Substance"
Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA. 4 person show
Paula Brown Gallery, Toledo, Ohio. 2person show
1999 Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA. "California Metalsmiths.."
1997 Mobilia Gallery,Cambridge, MA"Three Generations..."
Galeria Hipotesi, Barcelona, Spain "New Jewellery From the USA" and Lesley Craze Gallery, London England
Susan Cummins Gallery, "Jewelry for the Opera"; '96 "Issues/ Intent: American Metalwork”
1996 Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA"The Art of Taking Risks", '95 "Art Jewelry: Historical View"
Brand Gallery, Santa Ana, CA "2nd Annual Sculpture 4 person exhibit"
Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland"Contemporary American Jewelery
1995 Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI"Double Vision", Natl. Ornamental Museum andWeisman Museum. Catalog
Mobilia Gallery, MA "One of a Kind, American Art Jewelry Today"
1994 The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA"Jewels and Gems: Collecting California Jewelry"
Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA"California Jewelers"
1993 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL. "American Jewelers" and Racine Art Museum, WI, brochure
1992 Gallery Tiller, Vienna, Austria "Jewelry of the New World"
1990 Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, CA. "Progressive Metals"
1987 Gallery Kunsthandwerk, Berlin, W. Germany "Hals Arm Ohr; 25 x Junger Schmuck Int'l."
1996 Long Beach Museum of Art, CA. "Enamels International", brochure
1984 Int. Handwerksmesse, Munich, W. Germany "Schmuck und Gerat 1959-1984", catalog
Craft in America, Lauria, Jo; Fenton, Steve. 2007:Potter Pub. book
One of a Kind: American Art Jewelry Today, Lewin, Susan Grant.1994: HarryAbrams, Inc. book
The Art of Jewelry Design, Kruprenia, Debra.1997: Quarry Books/Rockport Pub. book
500 Enamelled Objects, 2009, Lark Books
500 Pendants, 2008, Lark Books
Metalsmith magazine, ExhibitionIn Print, vol.23 (4) 2003; Review-Spring 1999, 45;
Exhibition in Print, Spring 1995, 53; Spring 1994, 46
American Craft magazine, July 1999, 74-75 Focus; Sept. 1995, vol.55 (4), 66, review
Art Week newsmagazine, Nov. 1995, article " Body Art"
Ornament magazine, Features -vol.33(3) 2010, 38-41; vol.12(4) 1989, 50-55.
Reviews -vol.21(2) 1997, 19; vol. 15(4) 1992, 33; vol.12(1) 1988, 13.
Articles -vol.17(2) 1993, 73; vol. 5(1) 1991, 39; vol.8(1)1984, 60
944 Magazine, Art& Architecture issue, Oct. 2009, 19
GZ European Jeweler magazine, Nov. 1992, 80
Los Angeles Times Sunday Magazine, Oct. 8, 1989, 28-29, feature
Los Angeles Downtown News, weekly, Dec. 2, 2002, feature
Alchemy, catalog to 13th Biennial Int’l Juried Enamel Exhibition, 2011, The Enamelist Society, and 2017
ART RELATED EMPLOYMENT:
In addition to exhibitions and commissions:
2007-17 Pasadena City College, CA, Adjunct Assistant Professor, 3D Design and 2D Design;
2017 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA; Adjunct Faculty, Metals/Jewelry
2010-11 FIDM, Adjunct Faculty, Jewelry& Metals, Los Angeles, CA
2012-17 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, invited artist/design challenge, juror
2006 Curator/Coordinator of Fine Craft/Design exhibition Grand Avenue Festival, L.A.
1997 Pasadena City College, CA, Adjunct Faculty, Jewelry I & II
1985-98 Barnsdall Art Center, Los Angeles, PT Jewelry Instructor, design, metalsmithing and casting.
1998 Arrowmont School of Art, TN, Instructor, summer workshop in electroforming and jewelry
1995 Int'l Bead Conference, Washington, DC, slide lecture/panel speaker
1994-95 Mendicino Center for the Arts, CA, Metals Instructor, summer workshop
1992 California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, slide lecture/presentation