VENUES

GO FOR BAROQUE: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art 
Racine Art Museum
May 22 – Sept 4, 2016
441 Main St.
Racine, WI
info at: www.ramart.org
catalog available: RAM Gallery Guide

BIJOUX! 2015
Norton Museum of Art
February 26 – March 1, 2015
West Palm Beach, FL
info: www.norton.org

OUT OF THIS WORLD! Jewelry in the Space Age
Carnegie Museum of Art
2015 dates TBA
Pittsburg, PA
catalog available: Elyse Karlin curator

A RE-VISIONING: New Works in Polymer
H.F. Johnson Art Gallery
September 9, 2014-October 25, 2014
Kenosha, WI
catalog available

OUT OF THIS WORLD! Jewelry in the Space Age
The Forbes Gallery
Mar 16 – Sept 7, 2013
62 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street
New York, NY
catalog available: Elyse Karlin curator

METALSMITH Magazine, June issue 2012


AMERICAN CRAFT magazine, feature article

October/November issue, 2011

COLLECTORS INTERVIEW with Damian Skinner, Art Jewelry Forum
February, 2012

TERRA NOVA: Polymer Art at the Crosswords
Racine Art Museum
October 21, 2011 – Feb 5, 2012
441 Main St.
Racine, WI
info at: www.ramart.org
catalog available: RAM Store


POLYMER: The Journey to a New Terrain
, Symposium Speaker
Wingspread Campus, Johnson Foundation
October 21- 23, 2011
Racine, WI
info at: www.ramart.org

NEW JEWELRY IN A NEW MEDIUM
Mingei International Museum
Dec 17, 2011-Jun 17, 2012
San Diego, CA
Info at: www.mingei.org

LOOT! 2011!: MAD about Jewels
Museum of Art and Design
October 11 – 14, 2011
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY
info at:  www.madmuseum.org

SOFA: CHICAGO
Nov, 2011
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
Info: www.sofaexpo.com

ARTFUL ADORNMENT: Jewelry from the MFA Boston
by Yvonne Markowitz, jewerly curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
MFA Publications, 2011

RUFFLES on the Runway during Fashion Week, Feb 2010, New York, NY

Cover of MASTERS: Polymer Clay, Major Works by Leading Artists, by Rachel Carren

Cover of COLOR INSPIRATIONS by Lindly Haunani and Maggie Maggio

Featured artist in ORNAMENT magazine, Vol. 32 No. 3, Spring 2009

Invitational and Juried Exhibitions & Shows

2016 – GO FOR BAROQUE: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art,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

2011 – TERRA NOVA: Polymer At the Crossroads, Racine WI

SOFA:Chicago, Chicago, IL

New Jewelry in a New Medium, Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA

LOOT! 2011!: MAD about Jewels, Museum of Art and Design, NY

GlassWeekend, Wheaton Glass Center, Millville, NJ

2010 – SOFA:Chicago, Chicago, IL

Make Me Something Beautiful, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Craftsforms 2010, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA

Heirlooms of the Future, Mobilia, Cambridge, MA

Materials: Hard & Soft, Jo Lauria, juror, GDAC, Denton, TX

Niche Award finalist: Sculpture to Wear

Niche Award finalist: Polymer

SOFA:New York, New York, NY

ACC Baltimore Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

CraftBoston, Boston, MD

2009 – SOFA:Chicago, Chicago, IL

Craftsforms 2009, Bruce W. Pepich, juror, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA

SOFA:New York, New York, NY

New Jersey Arts Annual: Craft, juried, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

One of A Kind, juried, New York, NY

Sculpting Color, Invitational, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Adornment Adored, Invitational, Baltimore, MD

Wheaton Arts Fine Craft, Invitational, Millville, NJ

ACC Baltimore Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

CraftBoston, Boston, MD

2008 – SOFA:Chicago, Chicago, IL

Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA

Craftforms 2008, Michael Monroe, juror, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Materials: Hard & Soft, Marilyn da Silva, juror, The Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX

Transformations, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

ACC St. Paul Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

ACC San Francisco Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

CraftBoston, Boston, MD

Ithaca Fine Craft Show, Ithaca, NY

Wearable Craft, Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ

2007 – American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL

ACC Baltimore Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

Jewelry and Metal Arts Invitational, Guenzel Gallery, Fish Creek, WI

Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA

Fine Furnishing & Fine Cart Show, Providence, RI

CraftBoston, Boston, MA

Artwear Unlimited, Highland Park, IL

2006 – Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA

Crafts Park Ave, New York, NY

Paradise East, Marlborourgh, MA

Production Jewelry: Color & Mixed Media, Vale Gallery, Chicago, IL

ACC Baltimore Fine Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

2005 – 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Weill Art Gallery, Art Center at 92nd St. Y, New York, NY

Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA

West Palm Beach Craft Show, Palm Beach, FL

Morristown CraftMarket, Morristown, NJ

Paradise East, Marlborourgh, MA

2004 – Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC

Westchester Craft Show, White Plains, NY

West Palm Beach Craft Show, Palm Beach, FL

An Exploration of Polymer Clay, Kentucky Museum of Arts + Design, Louisville, KY

50<>50: The Craft Continuum, Brookfield Craft Center Gallery, Brookfield, CT

Crafts Park Ave, New York, NY

Morristown CraftMarket, Morristown, NJ

2003 – Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

Atelier Designers, New York, NY

Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA

Westchester Craft Show, White Plains, NY

Springtime in Paradise, Northhampton, MA

Crafts Park Ave, New York, NY

2002 – The Freed Bead, Valerie Hector, juror, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Seeing Spots, Stephen Ford, curator, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

Moves in Polymer Clay, curator, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT

Beauty and Function, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair NJ

Seeing Spots, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

Philadelphia Museum of Art Fine Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA

National Clay Jewelry Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Clay and Colors, Park Avenue Gallery, RiverEdge, NJ

Magic with Metal, Lori Bacigalupi, curator, Firehouse Art Center, Norman, OK

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

Atelier Designers, New York, NY

Morristown CraftMarket, Morristown, NJ

Expo 2002, Guilford, CT

2001 – National Clay Jewelry Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Illuminating a Medium, curated, Bryn Mawr College Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Old Traditions, New Directions, Faculty exhibit, MAFA Conference, Towson, MD

Craft Concepts 2001, Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ

Incredible Clay: Feats of Polymer, The Bead Museum, Glendale, AZ

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

2000 – Polymer Clay Invitational, curated, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Millennium Material, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL

National Clay Jewelry Invitational, Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Wearable Wonders, Francisco Gallery, Layton, NJ

Small Works, Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ

Polymer Clay Invitational, Gallery Five, Tequesta, FL

POP: Panorama of Polymer, Business of Art Center, Manitou, CO

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

1999 – In Praise of Plastic, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH

Polymer Clay Update, Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, OH

Eight by Ten in Polymer, Haworth, NJ

Patterns of Nature, Embellishments, Portland, OR, award winner

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

1998 – Small Works, Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ

Small Wonders, Embellishments, Houston, TX

Eight by Ten in Polymer, Haworth, NJ

New Jersey Designer Craftsman Invitational, Core Pavilion, New Brunswick, NJ

Overview in Polymer, Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA

Artful Presence, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ

Mitsukoshi Gallery Tokyo, Japan

Faculty Exhibition, OCCC School of Art, Demarest, NJ

1997 – New Jersey Arts Annual, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

New Solutions, Fine Arts Gallery, Laramie College, Cheyenne, WY

New Jersey Art Educators as Artist, Westby Gallery, Glassboro, NJ

AENJ Collation, Markheim Art Center, Haddonfield, NJ

Polymorphs, Tory Hughes, curator, Centre Des Arts Visuels, Montreal, Canada

Masters’ Invitational Polymer Clay Exhibition, Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ

1996 – Design Festa, Tokyo, Japan

Polymer Clay Art Exhibition, Kamiji Kakimoto, Tokyo, Japan

New Art Form, Main Street Gallery, Annapolis, MD

The Art of Polymer Clay, Ravensdale, Seattle, WA

Manchester Design Center Manchester, UK 1995

Personal Ornaments, Beadworks, Boston, MA

Center Craft, Center Gallery, Demarest, NJ

AENJ Network, Nabisco Gallery, East Hanover, NJ

Art jewelry & fine craft galleries and wearable art boutiques

Bellagio, Asheville, NC

Deva, Winston-Salem, NC

Dreamweaver, Edgartown, MA

The Eclectic Collector, Katonah, NY

Fleury Fine Jewelry, Houston, TX

Forma, Ann Arbor, MI

From The Ruins, Key West, FL

Gallery 5, Tequesta, FL

Gallery 8, La Jolla, CA

Heart of the Home, New Hope, PA

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

Imagine Artwear, Alexandria, VA

Julie: Artisans’ Gallery, New York, NY

Left Bank Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

Linkages, Washington, DC

M.A. Doran, Tulsa, OK

Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

MIO, San Francisco, CA

Mobilia, Boston, MA

Morgan Ballou, Woodstock, VT

Nelson-Atkins Museum Store, Kansas City, Missouri

OXOXO Gallery Baltimore, MD

Pavo Real, Boston, MA & Chicago, IL

Perceptions, Concord, MA

ArtWorks, Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA

Portland Museum of Art Portland, ME

Racine Art Museum Store, Racine WI

Ragazzi’s Flying Shuttle Seattle, WA

Red Sky Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Sansar, Bethesda, MD

Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Speigelgasse 8, Vienna, Austria

Spirit of the Earth, Sante Fe, MN

Symmetry Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY

Tanjibar, Baltimore, MD

Topeo, New Hope PA

Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago,IL

Wardrobe, Austin, TX

Widney Moore Gallery, Portland, OR

WOW, Newton Highlands, MA

Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC

Books featuring Elise’s Work

Carren Rachel, Bruce W. Pepich and Lena Vigna

TERRA NOVA: Polymer Art at the Crossroads, Racine Art Museum, 2011

Carren Rachel. Masters: Polymer Clay, Major Works by Leading Artists, 2011 (cover)

Markowitz, Yvonne. ARTFUL ADORNMENT: Jewelry from the MFA Boston, 2011

Snyder, Jeffrey B. Art Jewelry Today 3, 2011

Haunani, Lindly. Color Inspirations, 2009 (cover illustration)

Snyder, Jeffrey B. Art Jewelry Today 2, 2008 (cover illustration)

Kato, Donna. The Art of Polymer Clay: Creative Surface Effects, 2007

Diffendaffer, Grant. Polymer Clay Beads, 2007

Aimone, Katherine Duncan. The Art of Jewelry: Polymer Clay, 2006

Belcher, Judy. Polymer Clay: Creative Traditions, 2006

Polymer Clay Designs, Lark Books, 2004

Fago & Sargeant. Polymer Clay:Exploring New Techniques & New Materials, 2002

McGuire, Barbara. Foundations in Polymer Clay Design, 1999

Ashcroft, P & Haunani, L. Artists at Work: Polymer Clay Comes of Age, 1998

Masters’ Invitational Polymer Clay Exhibition: The Cutting Edge in Polymer Clay, 1997

Ford, Steven and Dierks, Leslie. Creating with Polymer Clay, 1996

Periodicals and Articles featuring Elise and her work appear in

2012 – METALSMITH Magazine, June issue 2012

ORNAMENT magazine, Vol. 35 No. 3, New Jewelr

2011 – Feature in AMERICAN CRAFT magazine, October/November 2011

AMERICAN STYLE magazine, fall 2011

Jewelry Craft magazine, summer, 2011

ORNAMENT magazine, Vol. 34 No. 4, A modern Medium Comes of Age

2010 – Featured artist in Get Creative magazine, February 2010

2009 – ORNAMENT magazine, Vol. 32 No. 3, “Elise Winters: The Essential Lightness of Being”

JEWELRY ARTIST magazine, September 2009, artist profile