Education:

1995 MFA, University of Washington Washington, Seattle, WA​

1991-92  University of Washington, metals department, Seattle, WA
1974 B.A. Art Education, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
1970 Burnley School of Professional Art, Seattle, WA
        Cornish School of Allied Arts, Seattle WA

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​Selected Exhibitions:
2014 Reaching Beyond:  Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 60, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

        Tangible Evidence, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2013 East and West: The Hammered Metal Object, Museum of Contemporary Crafts & Waterstone Gallery, Portland OR; Velvet           da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

        Seattle Metals Guild Biennial, Seattle Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2011 Seattle Metals Guild Biennial, Seattle Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2010 Chased & Repoussé, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
2009 Metal Magic, Faceré Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Northwest Designer Craftsmen at Museo, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA
         Not Just Any Bowl, Yaw Gallery/SOFA, Birmingham, MI
2007 Crossroads and Connections 2007, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, WA
2006 Artist Trust Exhibition, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA
2005 Looking Forward Glancing Back; Northwest Designer Craftsmen at 50, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
         Metals 2005, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2004 Seattle Metals Guild Biennial, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
         Building Traditions, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA
2003 Northwest Designer Craftsmen, Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, WA
2002 Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2000 Seattle Metals Guild Biennial, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
         Penland Gallery, Penland, N.
         Materials Hard & Soft, The Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX

1998 Torch Songs, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
        Sculptural Hollowware, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
        Contemporary Silver Servers, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
        Seattle Metals Guild Biennial, Seattle Convention Center, Seattle, WA
        The Functional Vase Project, Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI
        Materials Hard & Soft, The Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX 
1997 Symbiosis, MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA  (solo exhibition)
        Materials Hard & Soft, The Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX
1996 Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1995 Botanicals, MIA Gallery (solo exhibition), Seattle, WA
1994 The Telling of Stories, Narrative Jewelry, curated by Gail Brown; Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
        National Student Sterling Design Competition, traveling exhibition
        Op Art:  Eyeglasses by Jewelers, traveling exhibition curated by Deb Stoner
1993 Screams with Laughter: Storytelling in Northwest Craft, curated by Lloyd E. Herman, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA
        2nd Annual Jewelry Exhibition, MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA
        Gender Specific, MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA
1992 Art to Wear, Larson Gallery, Yakima, WA
        Mia Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo exhibition)
1991 11th Annual Northwest International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
        The Metal Vessel, Artworks Gallery Invitational, Seattle, WA
1990 MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo exhibition)
        Wichita National, Wichita Art Association Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
1989 Hats, Helmets, and Other Headgear, Faith Nightingale Gallery, San Diego, CA
1988 Jewelry '89, MIA Gallery, Seattle, WA
        NW Crafts '88, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1987 Paris Ateliers D'art Show, Paris, France

        Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Active Arts, Bellevue, WA
        American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD
1986 Metals:  Production/One of a Kind, Reese Bullin Gallery, Humbolt State University,  Arcata, CA
        American Craft Council, West Springfield, MA and San Francisco, CA
        Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Active Arts, Bellevue, WA
1985 American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD, Dallas, TX, and West Springfield, MA

        Goldman’s, Seattle, WA. (solo exhibition)
1984 Jewelry USA, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
        American Craft Council, West Springfield, MA
1983 Goldman’s, Seattle, WA. (solo exhibition)
        Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Active Arts, Bellevue, WA
1982 Artwear, The Precious Adorned Object, Virginia Beach Arts Center, Virginia    Beach, VA
        Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Active Arts, Bellevue, WA

​Awards:
2006 Artist Trust Gap Grant
2001 Artist Trust Gap Grant
1998  Niche Award Winner, Metal Hollowware
1997 Materials Hard & Soft, Juror's Award, The Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX
1996 Pacific Northwest Annual, Juror's Award, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
        Felissimo Design Awards, Recognition Prize, Felissimo, NY, NY
1992 Artist Trust Fellowship
1991 11th Annual Northwest International Art Competition, Juror's Award, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
1984 Ornament Magazine International Competition, Honorable Mention
        Pacific Northwest Arts and Craft Fair, Craft Exhibition Award, Bellevue, WA
1983 Pacific Northwest Arts and Crafts Fair, Active Arts Award, Bellevue, WA
1982 Pacific Northwest Arts and Craft Fair, Craft Exhibition Award, Bellevue, WA

​Collections:
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Tacoma Art Museum, Enduring Traditions, Tacoma, WA

​Washington State Arts Commission, Art in Public Places


Commissions:
1997  Contemporary Servers, Seymore Rabinovitch
1991  St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tacoma, WA
 

​Publications:
2013  The Hammered Metal Object

2011  Metalsmith, Chased and Repoussé review, Vol. 31, No. 1

2009 Chasing and Repoussé, Methods Ancient and Modern, by Nancy Megan Corwin
         Crossroads and Connections, Central Washington University Art Alumni Exhibition, Washington State University Press
2000 Contemporary Silver: Commissioning, Designing, Collecting by Rabinovitch & Clifford
1996 Metalsmith, Exhibition in Print
        Metalsmith, review, winter issue
1993 American Craft, Portfolio, Dec./Jan. issue
1986 Washington Magazine, Sept./Oct. issue
        Metalsmith,  "Reactive Metals", review, winter 1986
1984 Ornament Magazine, International Competition, fall issue

​Professional Experience:
1982-present:  Self employed artist

2012-2013: Chasing workshops, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA
2011-2012: Metals instructor, North Seattle Community College, Continuing Education 

2005, 2002, 2000,  Hollowware instructor, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC 
1995  Jewelry instructor, Continuing Education, University of Washington, Seattle
1991 Jewelry TA, summer quarter, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 
1980-1982 Fine jewelry manager, Frederick and Nelson, Seattle, WA 
1974-1976 Substitute art teacher, K-12, Northshore, Seattle & Bellevue, WA SchoolDistricts