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 & 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

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.