CG Sculpture and Jewelry

EDUCATION
1996 BFA    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, with one semester at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, Cortona, Italy
1999-2000    Steel fabrication at South Seattle Community College and Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017         The Skin Within, Traver Gallery - Seattle, Washington
2010-2011    Lick,  Traver Gallery - Seattle, Washington and The Annex at Allen Priebe Gallery - Oshkosh, WI
2008-2009    Dig, Traver Gallery - Tacoma, Washington
2005         Constructing Deconstruction, William Traver Gallery - Seattle, Washington
2001         The Black Box Series, William Traver Gallery - Seattle, Washington

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017        Elemental Sculpture, Confluence Gallery, Twisp, WA
2016        Metalmorphosis, Bellevue Art Museum biennial, Bellevue, WA
                Bling it On, CoCA, Seattle, WA
                Moldmade, N Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
                Naples Downtown Festival of the Arts, Naples, FL
2015        Hollowware, Metal Museum (store gallery), Memphis, TN
                Cultivate, temporary public installation for Duwamish Revealed, Seattle WA
                Urban Craft Uprising, Seattle, WA
2014        Reaching Beyond, Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 60, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
                Naples Downtown Festival of the Arts, Naples, FL
2013        East West, The Hammered Metal Object, Velvet Da Vinci, San Francisco, CA, Waterstone Gallery and
                Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
                Biomorph, Contemporary Metals Invitational, UW La Crosse Art Gallery, La Crosse, WI
2012        Jeweled Prosthetics - Jewelry as Extension of Self, (two person show with Lauren Kalman) De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara CA
                Making Mends, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA
2010        10 x 10 x Tieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Tieton, WA
                Chased + Repousse, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009        Connect – Installation window, Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA
                Creatures Great and Small, Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY
                Metal Magic, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA
                Home, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA
                Metal-Urge, Traver Gallery, Tacoma WA
2008        Small/Big Metals, Pratt faculty exhibition, Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, WA
2007-2008    Art and Soul in Contemporary Metalwork, SNAG juried exhibition, The Gallery at the Airport, Eugene, OR
2006-2007    Seattle Metals Guild Biennial 2007, Seattle/Tacoma Airport, Seattle, WA
                Material and Space, An Exhibition of Contemporary Metalwork, traveling exhibition
                4/7 - 4/28/06 Missouri State University Art and Design Gallery, Springfield, MO
                6/11 - 8/28/06 Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
                9/17 - 10//29/06 Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
                11/16 - 1/27/07 Kentucky School of Craft Gallery, Hindman, KY
2006        All That Glitters, Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, RI
                Nature Calls, University Gallery, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, La Crosse, WI
                Snap, Emerson Gallery – 3rd place Juror’s award, St. Louis, MO
                Building Allegory, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA
2005        Holiday Exhibition, Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2004        Six in the City – Pratt (juried) Faculty Show, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA
2003        New Works in Metal, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002        Steel City, Contemporary America in Metal, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO
                Northwest Documta I, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR
2000 & 2002    SOFA (Sculptural Object, Functional Art), New York and Chicago via Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI
               New Metal, Emerging Views, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR

AWARDS and HONORS
2015        CityArtist Grant, Office of Arts and Culture, Seattle, WA
2014        Martha Stewart American Made Awards, finalist
2000 & 2009     Artist Trust Gap Grant- Seattle, WA
2006        CityArtist Grant, (collaboration with Darin Montgomery) Mayor’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Seattle, WA
2003        Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship - Seattle, WA
2003        Artist Trust, EDGE career development grant - Seattle, WA
2000        Poncho Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Art Center - Seattle, WA
1998        Student Silversmiths Competition, Honorable Mention - Society of American Silversmiths
1995        Royal Marcher Scholarship, Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017        Art Ltd. Magazine, Mar/Apr 2017 - "The Skin Within" - review by Matthew Kangas
2014        The Seattle Times, December 23, 2014 - “Great Gifts”, holiday gift guide by Bree Coven Brown
2012        The Seattle Times, May 18, 2012 – “In ‘Making Mends’ at BAM, works tell stories of loss and of healing“, by Gayle Clemans
                The Stranger, April 11, 2012 – “Contextual Healing“, Making Mends review by Jen Graves
                Crosscut, March 9, 2012 – “‘Making Mends’ at BAM, Healing and More“, review by Judy Lightfoot
2011        Sculpture Magazine, volume 30, number 3 - “Lick”, review by Suzanne Beal
                Metalsmith Magazine, volume 31, number 2 - “Lick”, review by Matthew Kangas
2006        Northwest Home and Garden, September/October issue - “Custom Made”
2004        Metalsmith Magazine, volume 24, number 2 - “New Works in Metal” review by Matthew Kangas
2002        Metalsmith Magazine, volume 22, number 2 - “The Black Box Series” review by Matthew Kangas
2001        Metalsmith Magazine, volume 21, number 4 - Exhibition in Print; Contemporary Holloware
2000        American Craft Magazine, April issue - “New Metal, Emerging Views”

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Reaching Beyond, Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 60, exhibition catalog, 2015
East West, The Hammered Metal Object, exhibition catalog, 2013
10 x 10 x 10 x Tieton, exhibition catalog, published by Marquand Books, 2010
Lick, Images from Lick series accompanied by writings by various authors, self published, 2010
Chasing and Repousse, Methods Ancient and Modern, by Nancy Megan Corwin published by Brynmorgen Press, 2009
500 Metal Vessels, Contemporary Explorations of Containment published by Lark Books, 2007

COLLECTIONS
Portable Works Collection, City of Seattle Arts Commission - Seattle, WA
Etta’s Restaurant - Seattle, WA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2000-present    Teaching:  Holloware - Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA
2017        Keynote speaker: SMG Passing the Torch, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
2016        Lecture: slide presentation of art and business, Seattle Metals Guild winter lecture series, Seattle, WA
                Panelist: presentation and discussion of business in art, Northwest Designer Craftsmen, Seattle, WA
                Lecture: Slide presentation of art and business, North Seattle College, Seattle WA
2113        Lecture and workshop - University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
2011        Lecture: slide presentation about Lick and guest critic for students at Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
2007        Teaching: Holloware workshop, slide lecture and guest critic for graduate students at San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
2006        Teaching:  Metal jewelry for middle school age youth through Coyote Central
                Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA
                Lecture:  slide presentation about my work - Seattle Metals Guild winter lecture series, Seattle, WA
2002        Lecture:  Slide presentation about my work - SMG Jewelry and Metals Symposium, Seattle, WA
2001        Teaching: Beginning Jewelry - Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA
2000        Teaching:  Beginning Jewelry - Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
2001-present    William Traver Gallery, Seattle, Washington