Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

September 2014
Visiting Artist, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

June 2013
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., Distinguished Artist Lecture Series

November 2010
Visiting Artist, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2005 - Present
Firehouse Glass, Vancouver, WA

2002 - 2005
Central Coast Glass Artists’ Studio, Atascadero, CA, founding member

September 2002
Advanced Venetian Technique with Elio Quarisa 

1999 - 2002
Phoenix Studios, Harmony, CA; apprentice to Carl Radke

1995 - 2002
California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo; B.S. Studio Art with George Jercich and Michael Miller 

1994 - Present
Seaview Art Glass, apprentice to Fred Cresswell

Select Galleries, Exhibitions and Shows

2016
"Refraction Monologue", Installation, Front of House Gallery, Portland, OR
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award recipient
FOG Fair, represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), San Francisco, CA
Collective Design Fair, New York, NY, May. Represented by Wexler Gallery. 

2015
SOFA Chicago Expo, represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), Chicago, IL
"Crafted: Objects in Flux", Group Show, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
"The State of Oregon Craft", Group Show and "Transference" Installation w/Ethan Rose, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Visiting Artist Talk, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2015 Dorothy Saxe Invitational, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Art of Fire: Glass Art from the WAM Collection, Wichita Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

2014
The SALON Art + Design Fair, New York, NY
SOFA Chicago Expo, represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), Chicago, IL
"Indefinite Sum" solo exhibition, Natalie and James Thompson Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
"Supercool Glass" group exhibition, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT
Collective 2 Design Fair, New York, NY, May. Represented by Wexler Gallery. 
“Fragile Force” solo exhibition, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013
SOFA Chicago Expo, represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), Chicago, IL
Transference, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Glass/Sound Installation with Ethan Rose, Portland, OR
Collective Design Fair 1, Trade show, Represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), New York, NY
SOFA Chicago Expo, represented by Wexler Gallery (PA), Chicago, IL
Creel and Gow, NY, NY
40 Under 40: Craft Futures, Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

2012
Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, “Wild Nature”, Group Show
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, “Transference”, with Ethan Rose
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award nominee

2011
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, “Transference”, w/Ethan Rose
Lotte Hotel Lobby, Moscow, Russia

2010
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland OR, “Transference”, Glass/Sound Installation with Ethan Rose
Goldbug Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2009
Church Boutique and Showroom, Los Angeles, CA
Elements Glass, Portland, OR, “Studio Artist Invitational”
Splendorporium, Portland, OR, with Elliot Wall
Museum of Outdoor Art, Englewood, CO, “Cabinets of Curiosity”
Glazen Huis, Lommel, Belgium, “Anima Mundi- the Hidden Alchemy of Glass”
Kittrell/Riffkind Gallery, Dallas, TX
Twist, Portland, OR
The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, “Emergent Forms” group show

2008
Manette Gallery, Portland, OR

2007
The American Craft Council Retail Show, Baltimore, MD, Searchlight Artist
North Bank Gallery, Vancouver, WA
Guardino Gallery, Portland, OR, with Smith Eliot

2006
Bergdorf Goodman, NY, NY, Holiday windows
Neiman Marcus, Dallas
Contemporary Craft Museum Gallery, Portland, OR
Busacca Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Michelle O’Connor Gallery @ Blue Studio, San Francisco, CA, “A.S.A.P.”

2005
Harry Winston Diamonds, NY, NY, Holiday windows
Barney’s NY; D.L. & Co., “Momento Mori”
Barney’s NY; D.L. & Co., “Swing Shop,”
Michelangelo Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
Steynberg Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2004
L.H. Selman Ltd., The Glass Gallery II, Santa Cruz, CA
Michelle O’Connor Gallery @ Blue Studio, San Francisco, CA, “Arcane”
Paxton Gate, San Francisco, CA

2002
“In Suspension,” Cal Poly, SLO, CA

2001
Pence Gallery, Davis, CA; “The Fine Art of California Craft,”

1994 - Present
Seaview Art Glass, Cazadero, CA

Press

Hi Fructose Magazine #37, Feature by Eva Glettner, p. 36, October 2015
art ltd., "New Directions in Glass", Sarah Margolis-Pineo, p. 50, May/June 2015
Glass Magazine #135, “Wrought” Feature by Robin Rice, p. 20-27, cover. Summer 2014
Modern Magazine, “Contemporary Glass Goes Global”, By Brook S. Mason, p. 66. Spring 2014
Maison & Objet Paris Inspiration Book; Vivant: Nelly Rodi “Renaiscience”, January, 2013
Gray Magazine, “Notes of Noir”, Rachel Gallaher, December 2012
40 UNDER 40: CRAFT FUTURES, Nicholas R. Bell. Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., publisher. 2012
American Craft Magazine, “Dark Arts” by Joyce Lovelace; “40 Under 40”, By Monica Moses, November 2012
New Glass Review 32, The Corning Museum of Glass, p.38, 2011
MAKE Magazine, “Made on Earth”, p.22 , Apr/May 2011
Wired UK Magazine, Tech-Culture, p.59, July 2010
American Craft Magazine, Product Placement, p. 12, Apr/May 2010
LUXE Magazine, “Style Makers”, Pac. NW issue, p. 115, Spring 2010
FRAME Magazine, “Heart of Glass”, By Amara Holstein, p. 218, Mar/Apr. 2010
Glass Magazine, Review by Victoria Josslin, p. 44, Spring 2010
The Oregonian, “Pushing the Concept of Craft Deep Into the Imagination”, p.B1, Nov. 30, 2009
Portland Mercury, “Transference” review, p.38. Nov. 26, 2009
New Glass/Neues Glas, “Anima Mundi” review, May 2009
New Glass Review 30, The Corning Museum of Glass, p. 36, 2009
Oregon Art Beat, featured artist, OR Public Broadcasting, November 2008
CONTEMPORARY GLASS, Black Dog Publishing, p. 70-71, Fall 2008
Spin-off Magazine, “As the Whorl Spins”, p. 14, Summer 2008
Glass Magazine, Review by Richard Speer, p.61, Winter 2007-2008
LUXE Magazine, Chicago, p. 177, Fall 2007
Willamate Week, Vol. 3 Is. 2 p. 57, Review: “Heart of Glass”, May 2007
ELLE magazine, Elle Shops, p.166, 170, Dec 2006
House and Garden Magazine, “Gothic Splendor,” p. 152-159, Nov 2006
LUXE Magazine, Colorado, Spotlight, p. 35, Fall, 2006
W Magazine, “Mr. Little’s Big Break,” p. 120, Oct. 2005
Departures Magazine, “Perfect Little Things,” Sept 2005.

Public and Private Collections

Dorothy Saxe, San Francisico, CA
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS
The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Chazen Museum, Madison, WI
Sherri and Lewis Wexler, Philadelphia, PA
Fleur Bresler, Rockville, MD
The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Jim Palotta, New York, NY
Kat Von D, Los Angeles, CA
Jordan Schnitzer, Portland, OR
Lotte Hotel, Moscow, Russia
Ken Shores, Portland, OR
Glazen Huiz Museum, Lommel, Belgium
Paul and Heather Haaga, La Canada, CA
Allen and Debbie Alley, Portland, OR
Nissan Corporation, Sapporo, Japan
Sanyo Corporation, Sapporo, Japan
Glenelly Glass Museum, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Film and Television

2012
Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter, Co-produced by Tim Burton

2011
Portlandia - The Mayor is Missing

2009
Cold Souls, Directed by Sophie Barthes, “Soul Extractor” crew