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Born 1954, USA

Education

1985-87
1983-84
1983
1981
1975
1974-75
 

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle
Tennessee Tech, Smithville,TN
College of Siskiyous, Yreka, CA
Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz, CA
Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA
 

Professional Experience

1994-95

1992
1990

1989
1987
1987
1986-87
1986

1985
 

Consultant for Arcata Recycling Center's "Fire and Light" Glass Tile Project
   Advisor for the future "Fire Arts Center" Community Arts Center, Arcata, CA
Founder of H.A.G.S.: Humboldt Art Glass Society
Glass Casting and Equipment Technician and consultant for Creative Glass
   Center of America
, subsidiary of Wheaton Industries, Millville, NJ
Guest Speaker, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
Workshop Instructor, Glass, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Guest Speaker, Tri-State Sculptors Conference, Asheville, NC
Glass Studio Coordinator, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Guest Lecturer, Design Graduates of UNC Greensboro, Representing The
   Piedmont Craftsmen Inc, Winston-Salem, NC
Studio Resident, Glass, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
 

Fellowships, Grants and Awards

1992
1991
1988
1987

1986
1985-88
 

First Place, Humboldt County Fair, CA
Grand Prize, "Black and White Ball," Ink People, Eureka, CA
Artist in Residence, Artpark, Lewiston, NY
Honorable Mention, "North Carolina Artist's Exhibition," Fayetteville Museum of Art,
   Fayetteville, NC
Project Grant, Artist in Residence, Artpark, Lewiston, NY
Resident Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
 

Studied With

1984-86

Stephen Dee Edwards, Paul Marioni, Charles Parriot, Sonja Blomdahl, Walter Lieberman, Fritz Driesbach, Audrey Handler, Dick Huss, Dudley Giberson, John Cook, Vernon Brejcha, Michael Pavilk, Gary Beecham, Rob Levin, Billy Bernstien, Mark Peiser, Richard Ritter, Jack Schmidt, Jimmy Nadal, Michael Taylor, Paul Stankard, Mick Meilland, Sybren Valkema, Finn Fyngard, Stephen Dale Edwards.
 

Solo Exhibitions

1989


1988


1987

 

Judy Youens Gallery, Houston
Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC

Habatat Gallery, Chicago
Waterworks Gallery, Salisbury, NC

Artful Hand Gallery, Boston
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
 


Group Exhibitions

1995

1994    







1993





1992












1991





 

"Best of Cast Glass, '95," Bell Gallery, Memphis, TN; Harbor Springs, MI

Group Shows: Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC
       Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
       Atlee & Atlee, Eureka, CA
       Candystick Gallery, Ferndale, CA
       Rookie-To, Boonville, CA
       Penland Benefit Auction, Penland, CA
       Ink People Benefit, Eureka, CA

Group Shows: Humboldt Arts Council, Eureka, CA
                       Atlee & Atlee, Eureka, CA
                       Candy Stick Gallery, Ferndale, CA
"The Self Portrait", Ink People, Eureka, CA
"Winter Show," Greenhill Center for NC Arts, Greensboro, NC

Group Show, Atlee and Atlee Gallery, Eureka, CA
"Sculpture Invitational," Ink People Gallery, Eureka, CA
"Penland Overlook," Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC
"Winter Show," Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
"National Glass Month Show," Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC
"2 Person Show," Storefront Gallery, Arcata, CA
"Sacred Image," AIDS Benefit, Atlee and Atlee Gallery, Eureka, CA
"Penland Auction," Penland School, Penland, NC
KEET TV Auction, Eureka, CA
Planned Parenthood Benefit Auction, Ink People Gallery, Eureka, CA
"Glasstravaganza:  Multiple Disciplines in Glass," Piedmont
Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC

"International New Art Forms Exhibition," Navy Pier, Chicago, Marks Gallery
"Glass Show," Northern Indiana Arts Association Center for the Visual
and Performing Arts, Munster, IN
"Penland Overlook," Traveling Exhibition, Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC
"12th International Exhibition," Glass Art Gallery, Toronto
"Overview of Glass," Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
 

1990










1989

















1988













 

"The Cutting Edge: North Carolina Art Glass," Cedar Creek Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Cast Glass Exhibition," Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
New Art Forms Exhibition," Navy Pier, Chicago
11th International Exhibition," Glass Art Gallery, Toronto
Group Exhibition," Peden Gallery, Raleigh, NC
17th Annual International Invitational," Habatat Gallery: Detroit, MI
Invitational Exhibition," Marx Gallery, Chicago
Winter Show," Albertson-Peterson Gallery, Winter Park, FL
NC Glass," New Bern Arts Council, New Bern, NC
International Exhibition," Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

"Les Univers de la Transparence," Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de
   Lausanne, Suisse
Festival of Light," Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD
NC Glass," University of North Carolina, Cullowee, NC. Travels to:
Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC; Hickory Art Museum,
Hickory, NC; and Glaxo, Inc, Raleigh, NC
New York Experimental Glass Workshop Benefit Auction," Christies, New York
Seventh Annual International Glass Invitational," Habatat Gallery, Lathrup Village, MI
Penland Benefit Auction," Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Fire and Ice," Piedmont Craftsmen Inc, Winston-Salem, NC
"Maker's mark: Around Penland," University of North Carolina Gallery, Charlotte, NC
"Arts Festival of Atlanta Exhibit," Atlanta
"New Artforms Exhibition," Navy pier, Chicago, Represented by The Glass Art
   Gallery, Toronto
"Winter Exhibition," Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
"Glass Exhibition," Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
"Three Person Show," Glass Art Gallery, Toronto

"A Glass of Wine," New York Experimental Glass Workshop, New York City
"Three Person Show," Snaske Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland; Angela Hollings Gallery,
   Hamlin, Germany; Galaerie Rob van del Doel, Granhage, Netherlands
"Spotlight '88," Southeast/Southwest Crafts, American Crafts Council Conference,
   Kentucky Museum, Northport, AL
"The New Aesthetic," Habatat Galleries International Exhibition, Boca Raton, FL
"Nationals," Habatat Gallery, Detroit, MI
"Glass Invitational," Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD
"Annual Glass Exhibit," Craft Alliance, Saint Louis
"NC SiO2," Community Council for the Arts, Kinston, NC
"Three Person Show," Albertson Peterson Gallery, Winter Park, FL
 Invitational," Artforms, Red Bank, NJ
"Glass Invitational," Banaker Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
"North Carolina Invitational," Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
 

1987

















1986




















1985



1984
 

"Glass Exhibit '87 in Japan," Japan Arts and Crafts Association, Tokyo
"New Artforms Exhibition," Navy Pier, Chicago, Represented by Habatat Gallery
"Glass Exhibition," Ann Jacobs Gallery, Atlanta
National International Invitational," Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
"Salute to Penland," Signature Gallery, Atlanta
North Carolina's Clear Difference," Raleigh Contemporary Gallery, Raleigh, NC
"Winter Show," Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
"Fifteenth Annual National/International Invitational," Habatat Gallery,
   Lathrup Village, MI
"Liquid Light," Piedmont Craftmen Inc, Winston-Salem, NC
"NC Glass," Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC
"Radiant Objects," Habatat Gallery, Lathrup Village, MI
"Illumination Transformation," Skilbeck Gallery, Charlotte, NC
"Annual Glass Invitational," Craft Alliance, Saint Louis
"New Invitational," Eileen Kremen Gallery, Fullerton, CA
"Three Artists," East Gallery, Greenville, NC
"North Carolina Artist's Competition," Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

"Wood and Glass Exhibition," Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
   Winston-Salem, NC
"View Beyond Crafts for a New Age," Piedmont Craftmen Inc, Winston-Salem, NC
"Annual Invitational," Jentra Art Gallery," Freehold, NJ
"Resident Artists of Penland School," Burke Arts Council and Jailhouse Gallery,
   Morganton, NC
"Winter Show," Greenhill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
"1986 Invitational Exhibition," Kornbluth Gallery, Fairlawn, NJ
"New members Show," Piedmont Craftmen Inc, Winston-Salem, NC
"Annual Invitational," Vesperman Gallery, Atlanta
"Summer Celebration," East Gallery, Greenville, NC
"Illuminating Fantasies," Lee Gallery, Washington, DC
"Design Glass and Paint," Eileen Kremen Gallery, Fullerton, CA
"Heat Wave," Down on the Farm Gallery, Moodus, CA
"The Bowl," Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
"Good Glass," Arts Council of Wilson, Wilson, NC
"The Penland Experience," Waterworks Gallery, Salisbury, NC
Gaston County Museum of Art, Dallas, NC
Milton Rhodes Gallery, The Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC
The Crafts Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

"North Carolina Glass," Galerie Rob van Doel International Glascentrum,
   IS-Granhage, Netherlands
"Penland Resident Artists," Durham Arts Council, Durham, NC

"The Great Tiki Torch Competition," Penland, NC
"The Artists of Pratt," Greenwood Gallery, Seattle
 


Publications

 

 Expressions En Verse II, Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de Lausanne, 1989
 25 Years of Contemporary Glass, Ferd Hampson, 1989
 1987 New Glass Review, Corning Museum of Glass
 Glass '87 in Japan, Japan Glass Artifacts Association
 Glass State of the Art II, Ferd Hampson, 1988
 


Permanent Collections

 

White House, Washington, DC
Musée des Arts Décoratifs de la Ville de Lausanne, Suisse
Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Unitarian Universalist Church, Arcata, CA
RJ Reynolds Corporation, Winston-Salem, NC  
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
American Express Corporation, Greensboro, NC  
Harvey K. Littleton Collection
Irvin Borowski Collection
Isaac Luski Collection

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