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CYNTHIA EID

P.O. Box 750007
Arlington Heights, MA 02475
U.S.A.
Telephone and fax: 781-863-0140
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web site: www.cynthiaeid.com

Statement

The paradox that “soft”, fluid-looking metal has evolved from flat, stiff rectangles though force, determination, and tenacity enchants me. I am entranced by the metal’s progressive transformation --- through hammering, persuasion, and struggle --- from a lifeless plane of metal toward an object of vibrancy, unity and fluidity.

Experimentation, serendipity, a sense of play, and a surrealist use of the subconscious mind determine the forms of my work. The forms have their roots in my gardens, and my meanderings through the woods and along the water’s edge. It is difficult for me to take a walk without lining my pockets with rocks, shells, leaves, and twigs. These souvenirs fill the windowsills of my studio. In my work, the allusions to nature are intentionally ambiguous, to encourage interactive response and contemplation by the viewer.

Education

M.F.A. in Jewelry, Design, and Metalsmithing, Indiana University, Bloomington 1980
B.S. in Art Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1977

Awards and Honors

Niche Award - Jewelry: Sterling with Stones 2005
Heikki Seppa Scholarship in Metal, Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine 2005
Finalist, Hollowware, Saul Bell Design Competition, Albuquerque, NM 2004
Winning designer of the SNAG Honorary Membership Award Design Competition 2003
Finalist, Hollowware, Saul Bell Design Competition, Albuquerque, NM 2003
Finalist, Judith Altman Memorial Judaica Competition, Elkins Park, PA 2002
Director’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award – Silver,
De Cordova Faculty show, Francesca Anderson Gallery Lexington, MA
2002
Hollowware/Metal Formation Award, Millennium Metal 2001, SNAG-Richmond,VA 2001
Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant 2001
Niche Awards - 2 categories: Jewelry-Silver, and Teapots 1999
Niche Finalist – Judaica 1999
Fold Forming Award - Metalsmithing in the New Millennium, Portland, ME 1998
Third Silverhawk Fine Crafts Internet Exhibition - Primary Winner (web page) 1998
Second Silverhawk Fine Crafts Internet Exhibition - Metal award (web page) 1997
Juror’s Award, Crafts National 31, Pennsylvania State University 1997
Silverhawk National Fine Crafts Competition - Primary Award: Jewelry/Metal 1996
Silverhawk National Fine Crafts Competition - Secondary Award: Meta 1996
Honorable Mention, MJSA SAVE Jewelry Design Competition 1996
Finalist, Spertus Judaica Prize 1996
Flatware Award, Sterling Silver Design Competition, New York 1980
Metal Award, Beaux Arts Designer Craftsman, Columbus, OH 1979
Third Prize, Sterling Silver Design Competition, New York, NY 1978
Judge's Award, Containers, Bloomington, IN 1978
Ford Foundation Grant 1977
Best in Show, Wisconsin Union Craft Exhibition, Madison, WI 1975

Articles and Manuals Authored
Jewelry Artist, August, “Hammer and Anneal” with Betty Helen Longhi 2009
MJSA Journal,
Feb“Clean Cut-Testing Fox Germany’s Champion Cup Burs in the Shop” 2008
Art Jewelry,
August, “Road Testing Argentium Sterling Silver” 2006
SNAG News,
Summer, “ Argentium Sterling Silver” 2005
Instructional manuals: Microfold Brake, Bonny Doon Synclastic Former I and II,
Knew Concept Saw, Precision Saw Guide II 2005-8
Metalsmith,
Spring, Exhibition Review of Alyssa Dee Krauss 2003
Lapidary Journal,
July – Step-by-step article 2003
Metalsmith,
Fall, Studio Visit with Jeffrey Herman 2003
SNAG News,
December, “Successfully Photograph Your Metalwork” 2000

 

Publication of Work
Doer’s Profile, Lapidary Journal, June 2009
Fold Forming, by
Charles Lewton-Brain 2008
Art Jewelry Today 2, by Jeffrey B. Snyder
2008
Jewish Women Artists Around the World,
Cover photo and December photo
Wall calendar by Hadassah-Brandeis Institute 2008
500 Wedding Rings
, Lark Books 2008
500 Pendants and Lockets
, Lark Books 2008
MJSA Journal, “
My Secret Weapon”, April 2008
Silver Magazine,
“On Collecting”, Nov/Dec 2007
Ornament,
June – feature article by Elizabeth Frankl 2007
Art Jewelry,
September – Artist Profile 2007
500 Earrings
, Lark Books 2007
500 Vessels
, Lark Books 2007
The Artisans Quarterly,
Summer 2007
Hydraulic Die Forming For Jewelers & Metalsmiths,
4th edition, by Susan Kingsley 2007
The Art & Craft of Making Jewelry
, by Joanna Gollberg 2006
Accent on Lifestyle,
October/November 2006
Rio Grande News and Product Review
, “Design Horizons” Spring 2006
Lapidary Journal
, February 2006
Teapots - Makers and Collectors
, by Dona Z. Meilach 2005
Metalsmith, Exhibition in Print
2005
Metalsmith,
Spring, Studio Visit: Cynthia Eid 2005
Niche Magazine, Autumn,
What’s New: Hollowware 2005
InStore, August
2005
Lapidary Journal,
July, Favorite Tool, and Facets 2005
Professional Jeweler,
March 2005
Welding Journal,
March 2005
Niche, Spring –
Niche Awards 2005
AJM, May
-Niche Awards 2005
Lapidary Journal,
March (article about Metalwerx) 2005
1,000 Rings
, Lark Books 2004
AJM Magazine,
December, AJM Innovation Awards, by Glen Beres 2004
AJM Magazine,
June, Technology and Design, by Suzanne Wade 2004
Ornament,
Vol. 27, no. 2featured in ad for Rio Grande 2004
Metalsmith,
spring– featured in ad for Rio Grande on back cover 2004
Who’s Who of American Women 2004-5
Calendar 2004-5, Bank Leumi, NY, CA, FL, IL 2004-5
Featured on TV program, New England Dream House, NECN, June 13 2004
(part of interview with Karen Christians about Metalwerx)
Jewish Herald-Voice, Houston, TX, August 5, 2004
CRART, Korea's monthly craft and art magazine, February 2003
Art Jewelry Today
, by Dona Z. Meilach 2003
Lapidary Journal,
July - Cover photo, feature article, and step-by-step 2003
Metal Corrugation: Surface Embellishment and Element Formation for the Metalsmith
, by Patricia McAleer 2002
Judaic Artisans Today: Contemporary Judaica in the United States and Those Who Created it
, by Kathryn Morton 2002
Allgemeines Kunstlerlexicon
, dictionary of artists (German) 2002
The Santa Fe Symposium on Jewelry Manufacturing Technology
2002
Rio Grande Tools
Catalog 2003
Rio Grande Tools
Catalog 2002
The Ring
, exhibition catalog 2002
Lapidary Journal,
December 2001
AJM-Magazine,
June 2001
Hadassah Magazine,
May 2001
Jewish Woman,
Spring 2001
Silver Triennial 13, catalog, Hanau, Germany 2001
Contemporary Silver: Commissioning, Designing, Collecting
by B. Seymour Rabinovitch and Helen Clifford 2000
SNAG News
, December, article, Successfully Photograph Your Metalwork 2000
News and Product Review
, Rio Grande Tools and Equipment, Winter 2001
Niche,
Winter 2000
AJM
, March 1999
American Craft,
August/September 1999
1998 Metalsmith Exhibition in Print
1998
American Style,
Winter 1998
The Functional Vase Project: 1998,
exhibition catalog 1998
American Style,
Summer 1998
American Silversmith
, 1997 annual 1997
Metalsmith,
Fall 1997
Jewelers Circular Keystone,
April 1997
SNAG News,
Vol.5, No.4 1997
SNAG News,
Vol.5, No.3 1997
The Reporter, Women’s American ORT,
Summer 1997, Vol. 48, No.2 1997
Boston Globe,
Sunday, April 13 1997
Artisans in Silver: Precious Illuminations,
Exhibition catalog 1997 Lexington Minuteman, April 10 and April 17 1997
1997-1998 Calendar Diary,
Women’s League for Conservative Judaism 1997
Crafts National 31
, exhibition catalog 1997
Realm Between Realms,
exhibition catalog 1997
Artisans in Silver: Judaica Today,
Exhibition catalog 1997
The Handbook,
by the Guild 1997
Arts Rag,
October 1996
Chain Gang
(CD-ROM catalog), link is pictured on back cover and in catalog 1996
SNAG News
, Vol. 4, No. 4 1996
American Silversmith
, Summer (front cover) 1996
Spertus Judaica Prize
, Exhibition catalog, and the October calendar cover 1996
Metal Arts Source Book II
, (CD-ROM) by Bob Mitchell 1996
Contemporary Craft Sourcebook III
, The Guild 1996
Who’s Who of American Women
1997-8
The DAC - The National Directory of Artists and Craftsmen
1996
1995 Metal Arts Source Book
, (CD-ROM) by Bob Mitchell 1995
Artisans in Silver: The Vase
, Exhibition catalog 1995
American Craft,
June/July 1995
The Crafts Report
, July 1995
Memphis
, July 1995
American Craft,
August/September 1992
Designing for the Table
, by Michael Wolk 1992
1992 Jewelry/Metalwork Survey
, edited by David LaPlantz 1992
Metalsmith,
Spring 1991
Society of American Silversmiths Journal,
Spring 1991
Metalsmith
, Winter 1986
American Craft
, December/January 1985-86
Reflections: A Tribute to Alma Eikerman, Master Craftsman
1985
Honored for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Design, 1981
in Compendium, by Women in Design International
Illustrated Anthology of Jazz Violin Styles, by David Reiner 1981
Illustrated Anthology of Fiddle Styles, by David Reiner 1979
Jeweler's Circular Keystone
, September 1980
Goldsmiths' Journal
, Vol . IV., No. 4, August 1978 Indianapolis Star, June 24 1978 Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, November 24 1975

 

Permanent Collections and Commissions
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, permanent collection
Broad-bladed silver server collection of B. Seymour Rabinovitch, Seattle, WA
Copia– The American Center for Food, Wine, and the Arts (museum), Napa Valley, CA
Spoon Collection
Ronald Abramson, New York, commissioned cake server
Sonny and Gloria Kamm, California, two teapots in the Kamm collection
Lee Marshall, Bonny Doon Engineering, California
B. Seymour Rabinovitch, wine goblet for personal collection
Eternal Light, menorah, and wall sculpture for Temple Beth Abraham, Nashua, NH
Presentation Kiddush Cup for retiring Director of Education of Temple Isaiah, Lexington, MA
Mezuzah for main entrance doors, Temple Sinai, Urbana, IL
Eternal Light for Temple Beth-El in Northbrook, IL
William Hood Jr., M.D., flatware collection
Numerous private collections and commissions for wedding rings, jewelry, and hollowware

Exhibitions
2009 All That Glitters, Cahoon Museum, Cotuit, MA
2009 Functional and Sculptural Teapot Exhibition, JRB Art at the Elms, Oklahoma City, OK
2009 Craft Show Lexington, Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA
2009 The Art of Opening: Corkscrews & Bottle Stoppers, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Japan Jewelry Design Association’s Biennale exhibition—traveling in Japan
The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
The Museum of Arts and Craft- ITAMI, Itami city, Hyogo Prefecture
Sendia Mediatheque Gallery, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
Design Gallery, 4th Floor of the International Design Center, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
Mitsubishi Artium Imz, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
2007-8 Silver Triennial 15, Goldschmeidhaus, Hanau, Germany and traveling Europe: Messe Ambiente, Galleria, Frankfurtt, Rosenthal Studio Haus, Moscow (RUS) Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Porzellanhaus Franzen, Düsseldorf, Museum Kunstgewerbesammlung, Huelsmann, Bielefeld, Museet På Koldinghus, Kolding (DK), Ninaber van Eijben, Den Haag (NL), Wasserschloss Klaffenbach, Chemnitz, Die Neue Sammlung Staatliches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Design in der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
2008 Contemporary Crafts, Invitational at JRB Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2008 Master Metalworkers MegaMingle, Pabst Gallery, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2008 The Tattoo, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2007 2007 Exhibition 3, Taboo, San Diego, CA
2007 Celebrating the Art of Adornment, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2007 250 Earrings, Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Enlightened Judaica, Boulder Arts & Crafts Gallery, Boulder, CO
2007 Faculty Exhibition, DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA
2006 Reinterpreting the Vessel, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Feminine Adornment, Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL
2006 "Parameters of Preciousness" Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage
2006 SOFA – Chicago, Exhibition in Print and Mobilia Gallery
2005 Celebrating the Necklace, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2004-5 Silver Triennial 14, Goldschmeidhaus, Hanau, Germany and traveling Europe
2004 Solo exhibition at Fleury Gallery, Houston, TX
2004 Connections, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2004 National Metal Arts Invitational: Vessels and Jewelry, Montgomery College, MD
SNAG Collection 2003 – Body Geometrics: Earrings, benefit auction for SNAG at SOFA
SOFA – Chicago, represented by Mobilia Gallery and Function + Art
Vessels, Boxes, and Baskets at Function + Art, Chicago, IL
2003 SOFA - NY, represented by Mobilia Gallery and Yaw Gallery
Metal and Jewelry Exhibit, Natalie Paul Gallery, Geneva, WI
2003 Visiting Artists Exhibit – No Limits to Discovery, Worcester Center for Crafts, MA
2003 Refined: Small Forms in Precious Metals, S.F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
2003 Faculty Exhibition, DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA
2001-2003 The Ring, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA and traveling to The Wustum Museum, Racine, WI, The Art Center in Colorado Springs, CO, Main Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Texas at El Paso, The Gallery in Ruthin, Wales
2001-2002 Silver Triennial 13, Hanau and Gotingen, Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Sheffield, England; Antwerp, Belgium; Prague, Czechoslovakia; Kolding, Denmark
2002 SOFA Chicago, represented by Mobilia Gallery
2002 Steel City: Contemporary America in Metal, Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO
2002 Metals: The Colorado Connection at Denver International Airport, Denver, CO
2002 Mechanics of Innovation, Object Design, Denver, CO
2002 "Judaic Artisans Today", Kane Marie Fine Arts Gallery, Virginia Beach, VA
2002 Jewelry in Painting, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2002 Judith Altman Memorial Judaica Competition, Temple Judea Museum, Elkins Park, PA
2002 Faculty Exhibition, De Cordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA
2001 Metal Departures, St. Louis, Mo
2001 SOFA – New York, represented by Mobilia Gallery
2001 Tevet to Av: Celebrating Contemporary Judaica, Gallery of Design, UW-Madison
2001-2002 Encountering the Second Commandment. American Jewish Museum, JCC, Pittsburgh; Nathan D. Rosen Museum Gallery, JCC, Boca Raton, FL; Starr Gallery, JCC, Newton, MA
2001 Enhancements: Handcrafted Functional Objects. Touring to: Museum of the Southwest, Midland TX; Del Rio Council for the Arts, Del Rio, TX; J Wayne Stark University Center Galleries, College Station, TX; Perspective Gallery, Blacksburg, VA
2001 Millennium Metal 2001, SNAG, Artemis Gallery, Richmond, VA
2000 Vessel Invitational 2000, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
2000 Living in the Moment, Brookdale Center, Hebrew Union College, NY, NY and Cincinnati, OH
2000 Exhibition in Motion, S.N.A.G. Conference, Boston, MA
2000 Refined II: Containers in Metal, Nacogdoches, TX
2000 SOFA New York represented by Yaw Gallery
2000 The Table Illuminated, Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2000 50 Years of Studio Jewelry, Mobilia, Cambridge, MA
2000 Annual Faculty Exhibition, Peters Valley Craft Education Center, Layton, NJ
2000 This is Not Paul Revere’s Silver, Cambridge Artists’ Coop, Cambridge, MA
2000 Heaven on Earth, Goldman Art Gallery, JCC of Greater Washington, Rockville, MD
2000 Metalheads, N.W. Barrett Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
1999 Magic and Ritual: Hanukkiahs Through Contemporary Eyes, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, NY, NY
1999 SOFA Chicago (Mobilia Gallery and I Space)
1999 Enduring Traditions Through the Next Millennium, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
1999 Talismans for the Coming Millennium, Washington U. Gallery of Art, St. Louis, MO
1999 Holidazzle 1999, Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY
1999 Self Portrait: Postures in Metal, Center of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
1999 Containment, Center Art Gallery, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and I space, Chicago, IL
1999 The Functional Vase Project, Thomas Mann, New Orleans, LA, and at J. Cotter Gallery, Vail, CO
1999 Metalhead Society Exhibition, N.W. Barrett Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
1999 Raising Miriam’s Cup, JCC of Greater Baltimore, MD
1999 Contemporary Metalsmiths 1999, Young and Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, VT
1999 Teachers’ Show, Metalworkers’ Guild, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, MA
1998 12th Silver-Triennial 1998, Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany
also: Pforzheim, Budapest, Prague, Schoonhoven, Antwerp
1998 Silver Servers, Collection of S. Rabinovitch, Seattle Art Museum
1998 SOFA - Chicago (represented by Mobilia, Yaw Gallery, and SNAG Exhibiton in Print)
1998 Metalsmithing in the New Millennium, Danforth Gallery, Portland, ME
1998 EyeCon: National Eyewear Exhibition, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN
1998 Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes , CA
1998 SOFA - New York, represented by Yaw Gallery
1998 Raised from Tradition: Hollowware Past and Present, Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, WA
1998 Pearls, Philip Monroe Jewelers, Seattle, WA
1998 The Functional Vase Project, Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI,
1998 Refined, N. American Metalsmithing Competition, S.F. Austin State U., Nacogdoches, TX
1998 Crafts National 32, Penn State University, Pennsylvania
1998 Contemporary Fine Judaica, Perkins Gallery, Striar J.C.C., Stoughton, MA
1998 Metalhead Society Exhibition, N.W. Barrett Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
1997 Solo show - Undulations: Hammered Metalworks, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
1997 SOFA - Chicago (represented by Mobilia Gallery)
1997 Mentor/Mentee, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
1997 Realm Between Realms, Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Washington, D.C.
1997 Crafts National 31, Penn State University, Pennsylvania
1997 The Teapot Redefined, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
1997 Materials Hard and Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
1997 Precious Illumination, Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
1997 Scents and nonScents, Signature Gallery, Boston, MA
1997-8 Artisans in Silver: Judaica Today -- National Ornamental Metal Museum,
Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, Yeshiva University Museum, Chrysler Museum of Art, Mitchell Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art
1997 Forge and Gorge, N.W. Barrett Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
1997 Start of the Summer: New Work, Pritam and Eames, East Hampton, NY
1996 Materials Hard and Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX
1996 S.N.A.G. Chain Gang, Joanne Rapp Gallery, AZ, Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI, The Works Gallery, Philadelphia PA
1996 Spertus Judaica Prize, Spertus Institute, Chicago, IL
1996 Indiana University Alumni Self-Portrait Exhibition, Bloomington, IN
1996 Exhibition of American Silver, Shreve, Crump, and Low, Boston, MA
1996 Spertus Judaica Prize, Spertus Institute, Chicago, IL
1995 SOFA Miami l995, Miami, FL (represented by Donald Brecker Gallery)
1995 Put a Lid on It!, containers exhibit, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
1995 Artisans in Silver 1995: The Vase, National Ornamental Museum, Memphis,TN
The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, The Newark Museum, NJ
1995 With Hammer in Hand: 1995 Massachusetts Jewelry Exhibition, Lenox, MA
1995 Setting the Place: Art for the Table, Cambridge Artists’ Coop, Cambridge, MA
1995 Jewelry for Lovers and Friends, Signature, Boston, Chestnut Hill, MA
1994 The Contemporary Silversmith, American Silver Museum, Meriden, CT
1994 Contemporary Metalsmithing-American Masters, Donald Brecker, Miami, FL
1994 Teachers’ Show, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA
1994 Scents and nonScents ‘94, Signature, Boston and Chestnut Hill, MA
1994 Artisans in Silver 1994, National Ornamental Museum, Memphis, TN,
Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA, Muscarelle Museum, Williamsburg, VA
1993 Forge and Gorge: Eight Women Jewelers, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston
1993 Contemporary American Silversmithing, Tesoro Gallery, Los Angeles
1993 Artisans in Silver 1993, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
Georgia State University Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1992 A Sterling Exhibition, Pritam and Eames, East Hampton, NY, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN, Worcester Center for Crafts, MA
1992 Vessels, Upper Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
1992 Crafts for Special Occasions, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
1991 The Dining Experience, Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
1991 Cups, Signature, Boston, MA
1990 Metals Now, Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA
1990 The Glorified Goblet, Signature, Boston, Brookline, and Hyannis, MA
1989 Forge and Gorge, Hoadley Gallery, Lenox, MA
1988 S.N.A.G. Earring Competition, Joan Michlin Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Exhibition of Handmade Jewelry, The Goldsmith at Copley Place, Boston,
1987 Invitational Pewter Exhibition, Tulsa. OK
1987 Forge and Gorge, Signature, Boston and Hyannis, MA
1986 Pewter Show, The Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1985 Reflections: A Tribute to Alma Eikerman; A Retrospective Exhibition of Alma Eikerman and 40 Indiana University Alumni Metal-Artists, I.U. Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
1985 Ornaments, The Goldsmith at Copley Place, Boston
1984 Seven Massachusetts Jewelers, Ten Arrow Gallery, Cambridge, MA
1983 Annual Art Show, The Rivers School, Weston, MA
1982 41st Annual Cedar City National Art Exhibition, Cedar City, UT
1982 Make it New: Crafts by New England Artists, Durham, NH
1982 Three-Person Show, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
1982 Metal Invitational, University of Wisconsin, Stout, WI
1981 Rings and Earrings Invitational, Artistic Sass, Hilton Head Island, SC
1981 Crafts 15, Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, State College, PA
1981 Metalsmith '81, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
1980 Sterling Silver Design Competition, Lever House, New York, NY
1980 Young Americans - Metal, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1980 Master of Fine Arts Show, Indiana University Fine Arts Museum
1980 Indiana University Graduate Metalsmithing Invitational, De Pauw University
1979 Beaux Arts Designer Craftsman, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
1979 Sterling Silver Design Competition, Lever House, New York, NY
1979 Indiana University Metalsmithing Exhibit, Bloomington National Bank, IN
1979 Exhibition 280, Huntington Galleries, Huntington, VA
1979 Metalsmithing Invitational: I.U., Anglo-American Art Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
1979 All That Glitters...Metals Invitational, Lafayette Arts Center, Lafayette, IN
1978 Saenger National Jewelry and Small Sculpture Show, Hattiesburg, MI
1978 Sterling Silver Design Competition, Lever House, New York, NY
1978 Indiana Crafts, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1978 Containers, The Gallery, Bloomington, IN
1976 Intent '76: Jewelry/Metal, Edinboro, PA
1976 Wisconsin Union Craft Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1975 University of Wisconsin Student Art Show, Madison, WI
1975 Madison Sidewalk Art Show, Madison, WI
1975 Wisconsin Union Craft Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1975 Undercover: Bookmaking at the University of Wisconsin, Kohler Art Center
1974 University of Wisconsin Association of Undergraduate Artists, Madison, WI
1974 Wisconsin Union Craft Exhibition, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

 

Teaching Experiences
Instructor, Metalwerx 2006-present
Advanced Silversmithing & Jewelry Instructor, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA 1995-present
Freelance and Custom Jeweler and Metalsmith 1985-present
Jewelry and Metalsmithing Instructor, Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, MA 1992-1994
Jewelry and Metalsmithing Instructor, Adult Education, Lincoln-Sudbury HS 1985
Modelmaker/Designer/Production Supervisor, gold jewelry factory, Brookline, MA 1982-85
Designer/Goldsmith, Neal Rosenblum, Worcester MA 1981
Designer/Goldsmith, Joel Bagnal, Goldsmith, Wellesley, MA 1980-81
Associate Instructor, Crafts and Design, Indiana University 1978-80
Intern Art Teacher (K-12), Fort Atkinson, WI 1976

 

Workshops (highlights):

U.S Workshops include:
Masters Symposium, Revere Academy, San Francisco, CA
Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine
Peters Valley, NJ
Rio Grande’s Education in Motion, Tucson, AZ
Post-SNAG workshop, Bonny Doon, CA
The Armory, West Palm Beach, FL
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
North Benett Street School, Boston, MA
MASSC – Metal Arts Society of Southern Cal.
Tucson Parks and Recreation, Tucson, AZ
Metals Edge, Scottsdale, AZ
Worcester Crafts Center, Worcester, MA
Metalwerx, Woburn, MA
MAKER 2004 and 2005, Pescadero, CA
Houston Metal Arts Guild, Glassell School of Art
Michigan Silversmiths Guild, Detroit, MI
Florida Society of Goldsmiths, NE Beach, FL
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, MA
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Craft Guild of Dallas, Dallas, TX
League of NH Craftsmen, Hanover, NH
Chicago Metal Arts Guild, IL
Metalmorphosis, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
Chicago Metal Arts Guild
North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA
Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX
International workshops:
School of Jewellery, University of Central England, Birmingham, England
Asociation of Contemporary Jewelers-Bristol, England
Private workshop, Girona, Spain
Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Private workshops for International students from:
Israel
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Wales
Japan



Lectures and Presentations

Demonstration: Torch Techniques with Argentium Sterling Silver, SNAG Conference 2008
Design by Committee: The Challenges and Rewards of Commission Work,
SNAG Conference 2007
Creating with Argentium Sterling Silver,
MJSA Expo, New York, NY 2007
Creating with Argentium Sterling Silver,
MJSA Expo, Providence, RI 2007
Moving Metal,
Clasp Convergence, Nashville, TN 2006
Argentium Sterling Silver,
Clasp Convergence, Nashville, TN 2006
Deep Drawing,
Ornamental Turners International, Portsmouth, NH 2006
Numerous Lectures at workshops

Affiliations

American Crafts Council
American Guild of Judaic Art
Forge and Gorge
Society of American Silversmiths
Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
Society of North American Goldsmith

 

 
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