Resume

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Education

May 2014  Master of Fine Arts.  Arizona State University.  Summa Cum Laude

                                                   Committee:  Nancy Serwint (chair), Mary Neubauer, Kurt Weiser, John Tzelepis

                                                   Thesis:  Bioremediation of Industrial Abandonment

                                                             

May 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metals.  Arizona State University.  Summa Cum Laude

 

 

Work Experience

2015 – Present Department Head of Glass Program.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

                                                                                     ~Responsible for coordination and implementation of class program

                                                                                     ~Development of new classes, syllabus, and workshops

                                                                                     ~Curator of 2-4 yearly exhibitions

                                                                                     ~Juror of 2 out of area exhibitions

                                                                                     ~Research and Development of techniques

                  

2014 – Present Owner:  Blink Gallery.  Scottsdale, AZ

                                       ~Sole Proprietor. 

                                       ~Responsible for all business operations.

 

1998 – Present Owner.  Ingrid Donaldson Design.  Chandler, AZ

                                       ~Sole Proprietor. 

                                       ~Responsible for all business operations.

 

2003 – 2011     Resident Artist Glass Program.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

                   

2008-2010        Owner: The Blink Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

                                      ~Daily business operations

                                      ~Development of managed growth opportunities

                                      ~Curator of exhibition and installation

                                      ~Management of artists

                                      ~Marketing

 

Teaching Experience

2015 – Present.  Department Head: Glass Program.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

2014 – Present.  Adjunct Faculty.  Scottsdale Community College.  Scottsdale, AZ

2014 – Present.  Ingrid Donaldson Design.  Teaching Studio.  Scottsdale, AZ

2014 – Present.   Resident Artist of Metals.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2012 – 2014 Instructor of Record.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

2005 – 2014 Hot Sand Glassworks, Teaching Studio.  Chandler, AZ

 

2012 – 2013 Resident Artist/Metals.  Mesa Arts Center.  Mesa, AZ

2011 – 2012 Master Teacher/Glass.  Mesa Arts Center.  Mesa, AZ

 

2009 – 2010 Glass Instructors.  Shemer Art Center and Museum.  Phoenix, AZ

 

 

Teaching Skills:  Metalsmithing and Sculpture

Alternative Casting Methods     Arc Welding     Blacksmithing     Casting     Chasing and Repoussé     Chain making     Damascus Steel     Design Principles     Electroforming     Enameling     Etching     Fabrication     Filigree     Fold Forming     Forging     Fusing     Granulation     Keum Boo     Mig Welding     Mokume Gane    

Oxy/Acetylene Welding     Overlay     Patination     Powder Coating     Piercing     PMC     Resin     Reticulation     Riveting     Soldering     Surface Manipulation                                       Tool Making & Modification

 

Teaching Skills:  Glass Working

Ariel     Carving     Casting     Cold Work     Design Principles     Embossing      Etching     Fusing     Kiln Maintenance     Lampwork     Mold Making     Pattern Bars                                 Pate de Verre     Printmaking     Recycling     Slumping     Sandblasting     Verre Eglomise     Weaving

 

 

Workshop and Demonstration Experience

2015  Keum Boo:  Private Reservation.  Students Traveling- Las Vegas.  Blink Gallery.  Scottsdale, AZ

            Metal Manipulation with the Hydraulic Press.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ.

            Filigree:  2 Day Experience.  Blink Gallery.  Scottsdale, AZ

            Keum Boo.  Blink Gallery.  Scottsdale, AZ

           

 

2014  Filigree Lecture and Demonstration.  Leisure World.  Mesa, AZ

            Patination and Surface Manipulation.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

            Photographing Your Work.  Arizona Designer Craftsmen.  Chandler, AZ

            Focus On Filigree.  Hesson Iron Works, Tucson, AZ

            Keum Boo Intensive.  Mesa Arts Center.  Mesa, AZ

            Hand Fabricated Chains. Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

            Filigree and Granulation.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

            Keum Boo Workshop.  Gold Fusion onto Fine Silver.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phx, AZ

 

2013  Keum Boo Workshop.  Gold Fusion onto Fine Silver.  Arizona Designer Craftsman. Tucson, AZ

                 ~Developed new surface combinations:  gold/silver on steel

                                                                                         gold/silver on copper, brass, bronze

            Patination and Surface Manipulation.  Scottsdale Welders Group.  Mesa, AZ

                ~Developed new color combinations for steel based on nonferrous methods

            Keum Boo Demonstration.  Metalink.  Phoenix, AZ

            Lampwork Demonstration.  Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ

            Chasing and Repoussé Demonstration.    Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ

 

2012  Enamels, Paints and Powders.  Glass Manipulation Workshop.  Mesa, AZ

            Woven Glass Techniques.  Mesa, AZ

            Troubleshooting:  Kiln maintenance and repair.  Mesa, AZ

 

 

Residencies

2014 - 2015  Invitation.  Metals Department.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ 

         

2012 - 2013  Invitation.  Glass Department.  Mesa Arts Center.  Mesa, AZ 

 

2006 - 2011  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

 

Conference Presentations

2013 “Coalesce” Panel Participant.  SLSA Conference. Univ. of Notre Dame. South Bend, Indiana

 

2012  Technique Discussion.  Reverse Casting Method.  Arizona SciTech Festival.  Phoenix, AZ

 

 

Awards

2014 InFLux Honorarium Finalist.  Scottsdale Public Art.  Scottsdale, AZ

          Completion Fellowship Award.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

 

2013 Student Enrichment Grant

    Rudy Turk Award in History of American Craft. Arizona State University

    Special Talent Scholarship Award.  Arizona State University

 

2012 Eirene Peggy Lamb Scholarship. Arizona State University.

    University Grant.  Arizona State University

 

2011 Deans Fellowship Scholarship.  Arizona State University.

 

Honors

2012 First Place Craftsmanship. Juried. Arizona Designer Craftsmen. Scottsdale, AZ

 

2011 Featured Artist.  Montage Gallery.  Tempe, AZ

 

2010 Second Place. Juried.  Cutting Edge. Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2008 Best of Show. Juried Metals Invitational. Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

 

Invitations

2015 Love I Am—Heart and Soul.  Congenital Heart Families Benefit.  Scottsdale, AZ 

           Juror.  “Young at Art”.  Mesa Public Schools.  Sculpture, 3-D, Mixed Media, Mesa, AZ

           Arizona School for the Arts benefit.  Free Arts of Arizona/ underprivileged children.  Phx, AZ

           Mayor’s Art Awards.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2014 Lecture.  Amend: Bioremediation of Industrial Abandonment. Arizona State University.  Tempe

           Elected to Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. 

           Juror.  Mesa Public Schools High School Exhibition. Mesa, AZ

           Juror.  Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

           Why William Morris Matters. (1 of 7 artist chosen) Hayden Library, Special Collections. Tempe, AZ

 

2013 Featured Artist Article.  Arizona Art Alliance.  Scottsdale, AZ

           Lecture/Presentation.  Arizona Artist Guild, Sculptors Group.  Scottsdale, AZ

           Juror.  Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

           Juror.  Mesa Public Schools High School Exhibition. Mesa, AZ

 

2013  Book Review.  Inside the Mind of a Jewelry Designer.  Alene Geed 

           Lecture/Presentation.  Arizona Designer Craftsman/Metalink.  Tucson, AZ

 

2003 Glass Master/Teacher Intensive.  Bullseye Glass Company.  Portland, Oregon

           Dan Schwoerer,  Nathan Sandberg, Ted Sawyer, Erik Whittemore, Jeremy Scidmore

 

 

Professional Development and Related Education

2014 Forging Flowers.  Blacksmithing.  Grizzly Iron.  Phoenix, AZ

           Collagraph Prints.  Wendy Willis.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

           Roy Talahaftewa, Hopi Tribe.  “Overlay Technique”.  Tucson, AZ

 

2013 Preparing Future Faculty.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

           Presidents Leadership Meeting.  Arizona Art Alliance.  Scottsdale, AZ

           CV Preparation I and II. Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

           Andy Cooperman “Surfaces”.  Manipulation and Fusing Techniques.  Tucson, AZ

           Kevin O’Dwyer “Box Construction for Hollowware”.  Fabrication and Methods.  Mesa, AZ

           Wayne Potratz.  Tatara Building and creating high carbon steel.  Tempe, AZ

 

2012  Fred Zweig.  “Damascene”.  Tucson, AZ

           David Huang.  “Vessel Chasing with Microcrystalline Wax”.  Mesa, AZ

           Caitie Sellers.  Steel Soldering Techniques.  Mesa, Arizona

 

2012  Cody Copper. “Stone Setting”.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

           Course and Syllabus Design.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

            Active and Cooperative Learning.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

 

2010, 2009, 2008 Master Glass Training:  Nationally/Internationally renowned Instructors

           Glass Graft Conference.  Las Vegas, Nevada

            Milon Townsend, David Alcala, Peter McGrain, Peggy Pettygrew Stewart, Filip Vogelpohl,

            Michael Dupille,  Ruth Dobbins, Janet Zambai

 

2007, 2006, 2005 Master Glass Training:  Nationally/Internationally renowned Instructors

           Hot Glass Horizons Conference.  Portland, Oregon

           Peter McGrain, Gil Reynolds, Michael Dupille, Philip Teefy, Tony Glander, Patty Gray,

            Kent Lauer, David Alcala

 

 

Exhibitions

2015  Arizona Designer Craftsmen.  Juried.  Phoenix Center Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2014  Art of Planetary Science, The Exhibition.  University of Arizona.  Tucson, AZ

          Amend.  Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

 

2013  Institutional Shenanigans.  Icehouse.  Phoenix, AZ

          Bound and Rebound.  Handmade Artist Books.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

          10 x 10 Benefit Show & Sale.  Mesa Contemporary Arts Gallery and Museum.  Mesa, AZ

          Transient States.  Sculpture Exhibition.  Icehouse.  Phoenix, AZ

          ASU Art Museum Store.  Juried.  Tempe, AZ

          President’s Gala.  Juried Show and Sale.  Arizona State University.  Tempe, AZ

          Nathan Cummings Exhibition. Harry Wood Gallery. Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ

          Yuma Symposium Student Show.  Yuma, AZ

          Sculpture: Drawings & Maquettes.  Art Annex.  Arizona State University. Tempe, AZ

 

2012  Flow.  Juried Exhibition.  Mesa Arts Center Gallery and Museum.  Mesa, AZ

          Arizona Designer Craftsmanship. First Place.  Juried Exhibition.  Scottsdale, AZ

          MFA Summer Juried Exhibition.  Harry Wood Gallery ASU.  Tempe, AZ

          Crucible.  Juried Exhibition.  Mesa Arts Center Gallery and Museum.  Mesa, AZ

          Invitation to Exhibit as a Featured Artist.  Montage Gallery.  Tempe, AZ

          Metals and More. Juried.  Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Museum.  Phoenix, AZ

          Featured Artist Interview.  Arizona Midday Live, Channel 12.  Phoenix, AZ

          A Glass Perspective. Invitation to Exhibit.  Bragg’s Pie Factory Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

          33rd Annual Contemporary Craft National Juried Exhibition.  Mesa, AZ

 

2011  Invitation to Exhibit.  Montage Gallery.  Tempe, AZ

          Yuma Symposium Student Exhibition.  Yuma, AZ

  

2011  From the Earth Exhibition. Juried.  Harry Wood Annex.  ASU. Tempe, AZ

          New Graduate Exhibition.  Harry Wood Gallery.  ASU.  Tempe, AZ

 

2010   Cutting Edge. Juried.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

           5th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition. Juried.  ASU.  Tempe, AZ

           Homecoming Exhibit, ASU.  Tempe, AZ

           BFA Exhibition.  Gallery 100, ASU. Tempe, AZ

           Barriers, Bridges, Boundaries:  Invitation to Exhibit.  ASU West. Phoenix, AZ

           Resident Artist Exhibition.  Phoenix Center for the Arts. Phoenix, AZ

 

2010  Canvas Project.  Art House Gallery & Brooklyn Library of Art.  Brooklyn, NY

 

2009  4th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition. Juried.  Gallery 100, ASU.  Tempe, AZ

          Invitation to Exhibit.  Quantum Art Gallery.  Chandler, AZ

          Shemer Art Center and Museum Biennial Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

          ASU Undergraduate Student Ceramics Exhibition. Juried.  Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, AZ

 

2008  Blue Plate Special.  Lords of Art Town Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

          Invitation to Exhibit.  Quantum Art Gallery.  Chandler, AZ

          Juried Metals Exhibition. Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

          Invitational Exhibit.  Lords of Art Town Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

          Third Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition.  Gallery 100. ASU.  Tempe, AZ

 

2007  In Memoriam.  Lords of Art Town Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

          But it’s a Dry Heat.  Art on Boston Gallery.  Chandler, AZ

          ISDA Exhibit.  Quantum Art Gallery.  Chandler, AZ

 

 

2006  Invitation to Exhibit.  Sincerely Yours Gallery.  Gilbert, AZ

          Innovations Gallery. Phoenix, AZ

         One with Glass Gallery.  Scottsdale, AZ

 

2005  Art of Light Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

          Sincerely Yours Gallery.  Gilbert AZ

 

Collections

2014 HerdBeast Project.  Future of Fleece Traveling Exhibition. 19 bells.  Phoenix AZ  

 

2012 Boysen Private Collection.  Dragonflies; necklace and earrings.  Izmir, Turkey

 

2009 One with Glass Gallery Collection.  Cast glass, 14 pieces.  Scottsdale, AZ

 

2005 Sincerely Yours Gallery Collection.  Sterling silver, 3 pieces.  Gilbert, AZ

 

 

Curatorial Experience

2014 Explorations in Haute Couture Jewelry.  Scottsdale Community College.  Scottsdale, AZ

 

2008-10 Owner Blink Gallery.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2010  African Vibes.  Multi-Media Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

          Intuition and Influence.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2009 Glass Exhibition.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2008  Formed of Fire.  Phoenix Center for the Arts.  Phoenix, AZ

 

Print Media and Publications

2013  Lark Book.  500 Handmade Books.  Juried International Competition.

          A Glass Perspective Exhibition Catalogue.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2012 Featured Artist Interview.  Arizona Midday Live, Channel 12.  Phoenix, AZ

         New Times.  Arizona Science & Technical Festival.  Exhibition Review.

         In Conjunction with the Blink Gallery.  Fine Art Review Magazine, Timothy Rees.

         Superstition Review.  Arizona State University.  Online Literary & Art Review

 

2010 5th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition Catalogue

 

2009 4th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition Catalogue

 

2008 Be Noticed Magazine:  Arizona’s Emerging Artists. Volume II

         Blue Plate Special Exhibition Catalogue

 

2007 New Times Best of Phoenix Edition:  Best of Phoenix: Art Classes

 

2005 Shards of Sand.  Review.  Best of Phoenix: Classes.

 

Professional Affiliations

Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts

International Sculpture Center

Enamellist Society

Society of North American Goldsmiths

Arizona Art Alliance

Arizona Designer Craftsmen:  President Central Chapter

Metalink

 

 

Service

2013-2015 President:  Central Chapter Arizona Designer Craftsmen

                   Assisted Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Juror.  Phoenix, AZ

                   Volunteer.  Metals Department Studio Monitor

                   Assisted Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Juror.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2012            Metalink Director Central Chapter and Program Coordinator

                    Blacksmithing Studio Monitor

                    Assisted Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Juror.  Phoenix, AZ

2013            Juror.  Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2012            Juror.  Veteran’s Association Exhibition.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2011            Exhibition Set-up and Display for Veteran’s Association.  Phoenix, AZ

 

2007            Boy scout Merit Badge Workshop

 

 

References

 

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