1986 Master of Fine Arts, Metals and Jewelry Design,
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
1984 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Jewelry & Metals and K-12 Teaching.
University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI.
University Teaching Positions
2002-2018 Professor, Oklahoma State University (OSU) Art Department, Stillwater, OK.
2009-2012 Department Head, OSU Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History, Stillwater, OK. 2008- 2009 Interim Art Department Head, OSU Department of Art, Stillwater, OK.
2008 Visiting Professor, University of Georgia, 2-month Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy.
1999 Visiting Artist/Professor, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. Metals and Jewelry
1995-2002 Associate Professor, OSU Art Department, Stillwater, OK.
1990-1995 Assistant Professor, OSU Art Department, Stillwater, OK.
1989-1990 Visiting Assistant Professor, Purdue Univ. Creative Arts Department, W Lafayette, IN.
1988-1989 Visiting Assistant Professor, Univ. of Illinois School of Art and Design, Champaign-Urbana, IL
1987-1988 Instructor, LaGuna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX.
1987 Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 1986-1987 Visiting Assistant Professor, OSU Art Department, Stillwater, OK.
1984-1986 Teaching Assistant, Texas Tech University Art Department, Lubbock, TX.
Awards (select list)
2018 Hargis Fellow, OSU Doel Reed Center, Taos, NM.
2016-2017 Tulsa Artist Fellowship, Artist Fellowship, Tulsa, OK.
2015 Artist-in-Residence, Crater Lake National Park, OR.
Regents Distinguished Teaching Award, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Far Lookout Residency, Portland, OR.
2013 Open Studio Residency, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.
Outstanding Higher Educator of the Year, Oklahoma Art Education Association, Oklahoma.
2008 USArtist Grant, honored nominee, one artist selected per 50 states.
Witt Fellowship, University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI.
2006 Artist-in-Residence, Acadia National Park, Maine.
2003 Oklahoma Visual Arts Award of Excellence, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition.
2002 OSU College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, Stillwater, OK.
1998 Sabbatical, Marble Carving in Pietrasanta, Italy, Studio in Portland, ME. 1994 Artist-in-Residence, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR.
Artist Recognition Award, Oklahoma City Art Museum, OK.
1993 Mid-America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Crafts.
Exhibitions (select list)
2017 Metal+, Invitational, Lilstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL.
20/20, Sue Amendolara Collaboration, Marion Cage Gallery, New Orleans, LA.
(Up)Setting the Stone, Online Juried, Society of North American Goldsmiths
2016 Syncretic: Tulsa Artist Fellows Exhibition, Contemporary 108, Tulsa, OK.
Recalling, Three-person, Univ. of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX.
2015 Art on the Rim, Crater Lake National Park, OR.
Meditations in Stillwater, One-Person, TU Zarrow Center/Smith Family Gallery, Tulsa, OK.
2014 Meditations In Stillwater, One-Person, Oklahoma State Museum of Art, Stillwater, OK.
ArtNow, Invitational, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK.
Image and Meaning, Invitational, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
2013 Metal Inkorporated, Invitational traveling, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
Small Wonders, Juried, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD.
2012 Crafting Ritual and Identity, Invitational, Brady Craft Alliance, Tulsa, OK.
Refined VII: Inspiration, Juried National, S.F.A. University, Nacogdoches, TX.
2008 American Art Jewelry, Curated International, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Lineage and Legacy, Curated, Savannah College of Art and Design, GA.
2006 Object Lessons: Collecting, Display & Art Practice, I-Space, Chicago, IL.
Unconventional Craft, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA.
Lectures and Workshops presented (select list)
2016 University of North Texas, College of Visual Art and Design, Lecture/workshop, Denton, TX
2015 University of Tulsa, Zarrow Center/Smith Family Gallery, Lecture/workshop, Tulsa, OK.
Philbrook Museum of Art, Public Art Project, Tulsa, OK.
Del Mar College, Juror, Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, lecture. Corpus Christi, TX.
2014 East Carolina University, Metals Symposium lecture/workshop, Greenville, NC.
Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Lecture, Stillwater, OK.
2013 Kansas State University, Lecture/workshop, Manhattan, KS.
Del Mar College, Lecture on my artwork, Corpus Christi, TX.
2008 University of Georgia, taught 2-month Jewelry making Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy.
2007 University of Michigan School of Art, critiques and lectures, Ann Arbor, MI.
2006 Penland School of Crafts, Two-week workshop, Penland, NC.
UMass-Dartmouth, Critiques and lecture. New Bedford, MA.
Southwest School of Arts and Crafts, PMC Workshop, San Antonio, TX.
2005 Kansas State University, Master metalsmith lecture and repair days, Manhattan, KS.
2004 Etruscan Metalsmithing lecture, Mabee-Gerrer Museum, Shawnee, OK.
2003 Penland School of Crafts, Two-week metals & media workshop, Penland, NC.
Humboldt State University, Lecture on my artwork, Arcata, CA.
University of Illinois, Workshop and lecture, Champaign-Urbana, IL.
University of Indiana, Workshop and lecture, Bloomington, IN.
2000 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. 3-week metals and media workshop, Deer Isle, ME.
1999 Maine College of Art, Lecture on my artwork, Portland, ME.
Glasgow School of Art, Lecture on my artwork, Glasgow, Scotland.
Publications (select list)
2016 Artwork from the Collection of the University Hospitals, Trudy Weisenberger, cover art.
2015 Metalsmith, Summer, Vol.35, No.3, author Dr. Glen R. Brown,
“Collect, Compose and Contemplate”,pp.44-51. article including images of artwork.
2014 Contemporary Artists of the Southwest, Schiffer Publishing, Pp. 154-155.
2009 Found Object Art 2, Schiffer Publishing. Pp.174-76. Images of artwork.
2008 500 Metal Vessels, Contemporary Containment. Pp.80,163,385. Images of artwork.
2006 American Craft, Oct./Nov., Review of Exhibition, artwork in print.
2004 Penland Book of Handmade Books: Lark Books, pp. 27 and 31. Images of artwork.
2003 Metalsmith, Spring.Vol. 23, issue 2, pg. 43. Commission section, review and photo of work.
2002 Exhibition in Print, Fall. Vol. 22, issue 4, pg. 44. Special juried edition of Metalsmith.
2001 Novel Objet VI, pp.138-140. Design House Publications, Seoul, Korea. Images of artwork.