EDUCATION

1996

Master of Fine Arts Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Bachelor of Fine Arts, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA


 
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010

Distance, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA


2009

Layers, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA


2008

Elements, The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI


2006

Stripes, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA


2005

Elements, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

Balance, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA


2003

Straight Up, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA


2000

Common Threads, The Queen Emma Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii


 
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

Fifty by Fifty, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
50 Years of Studio Glass, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft in Louisville, Kentucky

 

2011

 

Dual Nature, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA

2010

Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin, Berlin, Germany


2009

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

Inspiration, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

Italian Influence, Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Studios


2008

Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL


2007

Annual Pilchuck Glass Exhibition, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

Behind Glass: Creativity and Collaboration, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL


2006

Studio glass (Decorative and Functional objects), Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

Museo, Whidbey Island, WA


2004

SOFA Chicago, Penland School of Crafts, Chicago, IL

Glass Artists of Hawaii Annual Exhibition, Honolulu, HI

Everyday Transparencies, St. Petersburg, FL


2002

Fire to Form, the glass artists of Hawaii, Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Hawaii


2001

Objects for Use, The American Craft Museum, New York, New York

Beginner's Mind, The Queen Emma Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

30 Years of Collaboration: Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, WA


2000

Made in Washington: Glass at the Millennium Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, WA


1999

SOFA Chicago, Elliott/Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA

Vetri International Glass, Featured artist with Walter Lieberman, and Anna Skibska, Seattle, WA

Northwest International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

Diversity: The True Colors of Art, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA


1998

Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship Exhibition, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

The Havdalah Spice Container: Philip & Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize, Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL

Summer Group Show, Elliott/Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA

R.I.S.D. Works, Elliott/Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA


1997

Pilchuck Invitational, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

Pratt Glass Invitational, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


1996

MFA Exhibition, The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


1995

Glass Biennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Skin, Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA


1993

California Design, Contract Design Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA


1992

California Design, Contract Design Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA


1991

California Design, Contract Design Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Material Voices, Hawaii Craftsman 1991, Amfac Plaza, Honolulu, HI

Pilchuck Staff Show, Lynn McAllister Gallery, Seattle, WA

Traveling Light, Kukuihaele 1991, sponsored by Glass Artists of Hawaii

Pauahi Tower Gallery, Honolulu, HI


1989

Glass from Pilchuck Invitational, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts


 
 

AWARDS

2011

 

Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Art Museum Fair, Bellevue, WA

2005

Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


2002

Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Art Museum Fair, Bellevue, WA


2000

Poncho Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1999

Northwest International Art Competition, jurors award. Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA


1997

Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Corning Award, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1996

Award of Excellence II, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Saxe Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1995

Award of Excellence I, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


1992

Kitazawa Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1991

Kukuihaele 1991: Traveling Light, 3-D Award, Honolulu, HI

Saxe Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1990

Kukuihaele 1990: Traveling Light, Glass Award, Honolulu, HI


 
 

RESIDENCIES

1992

The Creative Glass Center of America, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ

San Jose State University, Spring ‘92 artist-in-residence, San Jose, CA


 
 

TEACHING

2012

California State University Fullerton visiting artist, Fullerton, CA
GlassRoots, Newark NJ
East Falls Glassworks, Philadelphia, PA
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2011

Rochester Institute of Technology visiting artist, Rochester, NY
The University of Nebraska Kearney visiting artist, Kearney, NB
JamFactory, Adelaide, Australia
Australian National University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Canberra, Australia
Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

 

2010

California College of the Arts visiting artist, Oakland, CA
Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA
Aya Glass Studio, Kawasaki, Japan
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC


2009

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada


2008

Toyama Glass Art Institute, Toyama, Japan

Korea National University of the Arts, Seoul, Korea

Kookmin University Seoul, Korea

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Third Degree Glass Factory, St Louis, MO


2007

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine


2006

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

The University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI


2005

The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


2004

The Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

The University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Visiting Lecturer for Spring Semester Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC


2003

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


2002

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Tennessee Technological University (Appalachian Center for Crafts), Smithville, TN

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

Kanazu Forest of Creation, Kanazu, Japan

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA, Winter quarter, Work it Hot!

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Public Glass, San Francisco, CA


2001

Firehouse No. 12, Vancouver, WA

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Tennessee Technological University (Appalachian Center for Crafts), Smithville, TN

Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


2000

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA


1999

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA, Winter quarter, Independent Projects in Glass


1998

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


1997

Teaching Assistant to Pino Signoretto, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Teaching Assistant to Ginny Ruffner & Steve Kursh, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Teaching Assistant to Michael Scheiner, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME


1994

Teaching Assistant to Kiki Smith and Tom Farbanish, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Teaching Assistant to Flora Mace and Karen Willenbrink, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME


1992

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA


1991

Teaching Assistant to Dante Marioni, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1990

Teaching Assistant to Kirkpatrick & Mace, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


1989

Teaching Assistant to Kirkpatrick & Mace, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA


 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2001

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glassblower In Residence (Gaffer) with Michael Schunke


2001-1989

Assistant to Joey Kirkpatrick & Flora Mace. Seattle, WA

2000

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glass Blower in Residence (Gaffer) with Nadege Desgenetez


1998

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glassblower In Residence (Gaffer) with Randy Walker


1996

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glassblower In Residence (Gaffer) with Karen Willenbrink


1994-95

Glass Art Society Board Member


1993-94

Gaffer for Kiki Smith, Lauren Ewing, Donald Lipski and Jana Sterbak at Rhode Island School of Design

Graduate Administrative Assistant to Bruce Chao (Glass Department Head) Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


1993

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glassblower In Residence (Gaffer) with Randy Walker, Glassblowing Assistant to William Morris


1991

Visiting Artist at San Jose State University, San Jose, California


1990

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA. Glassblower In Residence (Gaffer) with Paul DeSomma


1989

Glassblowing Assistant to Rick Mills (Glass Department Head), University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI


1987

Hot Shop Supervisor, Punahou High School, Honolulu, HI


 
 

PUBLICATIONS

2006

Glass, Spring 2006


2001

The Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 22. Neues Glas, p. 93.


2000

Glass, Spring 2000


1999

The Corning Museum of Glass, New Glass Review 20. Neues Glas, p. 100.


1998

Spertus Museum/Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies. (1998). The Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize, The Havdalah Spice Container. Chicago: Spertus Press.


1992

San Francisco Examiner, Habitat section, April 15th

San Francisco Showcase Networker, January 31st


1991

Showplace Square News, Winter 1991


 
 

COLLECTIONS

Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI

Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI

Tacoma Museum of Glass Tacoma, WA

Toyama Glass Art Institute Toyama, Japan