RESUME


EDUCATION

BFA___Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
MA
____Montclair University, Montclair, NJ
MA
____Pratt/New School, New York, NY

RECENT SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS AND MUSEUM SHOWS

2016 ___GO FOR BAROQUE: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2015 ___OUT OF THIS WORLD! Jewelry in the Space Age, Carnegie Mus of Art, Pittsburgh PA
2014 ___A RE-VISIONING:New Works in Polymer, HF Johnson Gallery, Kenosha, WI
2013 ___OUT OF THIS WORLD! Jewelry in the Space Age, The Forbes Gallery, New York, NY
2012
___TERRA NOVA: Polymer Art at the Crossroads, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2011 ___AMERICAN CRAFT Magazine, feature article, Oct/Nov 2011 issue
2011 ___NEW JEWELERY IN A NEW MEDIUM, Mingei International Museum, San Diego CA
2011       SOFA: CHICAGO, Chicago, IL
2011       LOOT! MAD for Jewelry, Museum of Art & Design, NY
2010       SOFA: CHICAGO, Chicago, IL
2010 ___MAKE ME SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
2010 ___SOFA:NEW YORK, New York, NY___
2010 ___RUFFLES on the Runway during fashion week, Feb 2010, New York, NY
2010 ___HEIRLOOMS OF THE FUTURE, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2009 ___SOFA:NEW YORK, New York, NY
2009       NJ ARTS ANNUAL, Noyes Museum, NJ
2009       CRAFTFORMS 2009, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, Bruce Pepich, juror  
2009       SOFA: CHICAGO, Chicago, IL
2009 ___SCULPTING COLOR, Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA,
2009 ___MATERIALS: HARD AND SOFT, GDAC, Denton, TX, Jo Lauria, juror
See an unabridged list of Exhibitions and Shows or a current calendar of Upcoming Events.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

2012 __METALSMITH Magazine, June issue
2011 __interview essay and featured artist in the book
___ ___TERRA NOVA: Polymer Art at the Crossroads, Bryn Morgan Press, 2011
2011 __AMERICAN CRAFT Magazine, feature article, Oct/Nov 2011
2011 __ARTFUL ADORNMENT: Jewelry from the MFA Boston, MFA publishing
2011 __MASTERS:: Major Works by Leading Artists in Polymer, cover, Lark Publishing
2009 __ART JEWELRY TODAY 3 Schiffer Publishing, 2011
2009 __COLOR INSPIRATIONS, cover, Randon House Pub.
2009 __ORNAMENT magazine, Elise Winters: The Essential Lightness of Being”
2008__ ART JEWELRY TODAY 2, cover, Schiffer Publishing
2007
___Established Polymer Art Archive documenting historic development of polymer art
2006
___CRAFT REPORT magazine, cover and profile article
2005
___Golden Artist Colors commissioned 3 brooches for their corporate collection
2003-10
.NICHE AWARD and finalist

 

PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

MFA Boston, Boston MA
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA
Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,, PA
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Golden Artist Colors, New Berlin, NY

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Joan Bieleford, Baltimore, MD
Marcia Docter, New York, NY
Norman and Suzanne Cohn, Philadelphia, PA

Richard and Joan Freedman, Worchester, MA
Ellen Goodman, Brookline, MA
Jeffrey and Carol Horvitz, Beverly Farms, MA
Giselle and Ben Huberman, Potomac, MD
Gwen Ifill, Washington, DC
Susan B. Kaplan, Brookline, MA

Jo Lauria, Sherman Oaks, CA
Robert Liu and Carolyn Benesh, San Marcos, CA
Yvonne Markowitz, Framingham, MA
Karen S. Rotenberg, Boston, MA
Cynthia Rowley, New York, NY
Joyce Scott, Baltimore, MD
Barbara Waldman, San Francisco, CA

 

CURATOR AND JUROR

2009___Polymer Collection Project
2007___Progress and Possibilities, Intl. Polymer Clay Guild, print and online exhibit
2003___Moves in Polymer Clay, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
2001___Illuminating a Medium, Polymer Retrospective, Bryn Mawr College, PA
1999___Invitational Polymer Exhibition, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
1999___8 x 10 In Polymer Clay, Haworth, NJ
1998___8 x 10 In Polymer Clay, Haworth, NJ
1997___Master’s Invitational Polymer Clay Exhibition, TASOC, Demarest, NJ

INNOVATIONS, INVENTIONS AND RESEARCH

Thin sheet construction in polymer, published 1995
Hollow bead construction, published 1995
Tube bead cutter design, published 1996
Tumble polishing polymer beads, published 1996
Lattice cutter construction, published 1999
Adhesive compatibility with polymer, published 1998
Acrylic paint compatibility with polymer, published 2000
Metal casting from polymer models, published 2001
Compound color mixing system with template, published 2007
See an unabridged list of Publications


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Craft Council
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Art Jewelry Forum
Association for the Study of Jewelry and Related Arts


TEACHING AND LECTURING

POLYMER: The Journey to a New Terrain, Racine Art Museum Symposium, 2011
Art League School, Alexandria VA
National Polymer Clay Guild conferences, 1997, 2001, 2008
Mid-Atlantic Fiber Artists conference, Towson, MD
92 Y Art School, New York, NY
OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ
Ravensdale Conferences, 1996, 1998, 2000
Guilds across America


GALLERIES

Work sold through fine craft galleries and wearable art boutiques across the country
See a complete list of Galleries


SHOWS

Regular participant at fine craft shows including SOFA:Chicago, SOFA:New York, Philadelphia Museum Fine Craft Show, American Craft Exposition in Evanston, Washington Fine Craft Show, Crafts at the Castle, Craft Boston, ACC Baltimore and San Francisco.