Exhibits and Recognition
Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL, An invitational group exhibition highlighting emerging and established glass artists from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio. The featured artists include James Wilbat, Janet Kelman, Eric Slawson, Matthew Urban, Paul Messink, and Steve Immerman.
March 7th- April 12th, 2014.
Hymenoptera V won Honorable Mention in this juried art exhibit, LE Phillips Public Library, Eau Claire, WI Feb 23-April 4th, 2014.
|National Creativity Network
Comissioned to create the first-ever Sir Ken Robinson Award for Leadership in Creativity, to be given in November 2013.
2013 "Cardinal" juried into to the annual charity auction.
|Volume One Magazine, Eau Claire, WI: 2013 First Place Winner "Favorite Local Visual Artist"
|Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL, kilnformed glass exhibit with Richard Parrish, September 6-November 3rd, 2013.
|Heyde Center for the Arts, Chippewa Falls, WI. Multi-artist show, "A Gathering". September 6th-29th, 2013.
|Temple Arts Festival, Nashville TN. April 20-21st.
Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley, votes Clearwater Glass Studio 3rd place as "Favorite Local Visual Artist", 2012.
2012 "Distance" juried into to the annual charity auction.
|Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein, September 29, 2012 through January 6, 2013. I will have one piece in this show ("Harmony") as a student of Steve Klein.
|Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, "Not Just For The Office", April-May-June 2012, multiple artists.
|Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Featured Artist Series 2012, showcasing new work by Margery Pearl Gurnett, Jeff Thompson, Steve Immerman, Jeremy Popelka, and Kay Thomas. June 9th - July 7th.
Bay Area Gallery: ACT 2 The Glass Track.
A group show of kilnformed glass created during residencies by artists in the second stage of their careers. Co-curated by Kathleen Moles, Steve Klein and Richard Parrish. Curated for touring by Lloyd Herman, Director Emeritus, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum. May 12 – July 28, 2012. Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area, 4514 Hollis Street, Emeryville, California
Hours: Tuesday–Friday 10am–6pm, Saturday 10am–4pm
2011 "Germination" juried into to the annual charity auction.
L.E Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. December 4, 2011-January 10, 2012 "Kiln Formed Glass and Tales of Weathered Wood", two person show with the digital photography of Sandra Cress.
Gallery Cygnus, La Conner, WA, July-August 2011, and November -December 2011:
March 27-April 8th, 2011, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, WI. Opening reception March 3rd 7-8:30. "The Blues" will be on display. This year, 93 artists from 17 communities submitted 162 works to be judged for entry into the show. The juror for the exhibit was Andrea Myklebust, a working sculptor and former Executive Director of Lake Pepin Art & Design Center, a not-for-profit community arts organization based in Pepin, Wisconsin. Ms. Myklebust selected 52 pieces for the exhibit, representing 48 artists.
Northwest Museum of Art, La Conner, WA
Act 2: The Next Track. March 12, 2011 - June 12, 2011 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 12, 2011.
A group show of kilnformed glass created during two summer residencies at Pilchuck Glass School by artists in the second stage of their careers. Many of the artists have worked successfully in other fields and have come to glass later in their lives, producing works of great variety and range. The exhibition is co-curated by Steve Klein, Richard Parrish, and Kathleen Moles. To see a beautiful brochure created by Bullseye for this event, click here. For an article on the show in The Glass Quarterly Hot Sheet. click here. For a video of the exhibit, click here.
2010 "Exposure 24" juried into to the annual charity auction.
Katie Gingrass Gallery
2010 "Multiple Facets", three person show, April 2010, Milwaukee, WI.
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2010 "Exposure 23" received honorable mention in this juried exhibition.
2009 "Exposure 18" juried into to the annual charity auction.
Work on display by Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
The Wisconsin Foundation for the Arts connection, including "Axxcept" on display November 2008-January 2009.
Governor's Awards: In support of the Arts - A 25 year Retrospective
Shown together for the first time, a collection of twenty-five commissioned works by Wisconsin artists given as the annual Governor’s Award in Support of the Arts. "Axxcept " on display.
"Aerial" was chosen as a finalist in this international kilnforming competition. For images of all the finalists, click here.
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2008 "Azure Lamella" was selected as a finalist in this juried exhibition consisting of all areas of artwork.
2007 "Arctic" selected for this charity auction.
Wisconsin's Executive Residence
"Poppy" placed in the permanent collection of the Wisconsin Governor's Mansion, June 2007. For photos, click here.
2006 "Crimson Axxcept" sold in live auction to benefit Pilchuck Glass School.
2006 Multiple artist show, 207 E Buffalo St, Ste 130, WI, Milwaukee, WI 53202, July 28th, 2006.
Hidden River Art Festival
2006 Juried, eighty artist show at the Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts, Received Honorable Mention. Featured artist at opening night member's reception.
"Visiting Abstraction" Group Art Show
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire, WI, June 7- September 6, 2006.
Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts
"Expressions in Glass" Commissioned artist to make the 2nd annual Eddy Award, Brookfield, WI. June 2006. This award was given to Christine Harris, United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) president for her commitment to regional collaboration in the arts.
The Chase/Freedman Gallery at the Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center , 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, multiple artist show. November 17 through January 8, 2006.
"Sculptural Glass" at the Ironwood Gallery, Ridgefield, CT.
2005 Lisa Allen • Jackie Beckman • Judith Finn Conway • Steve Immerman • Martin Kremer • Concetta Mason • Elizabeth Ryland Mears • Nancy Nicholson • Kevin O’Toole • Alyssa Oxley • Gilles Payette• Delores Taylor • Els VandenEnde • Helena Van Nuys • William Zweifel. October 28-December 4, 2004.
"Expressions in Glass"
2005 Five artist glass exhibit in The Gallery in the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, October 7th - November 4th, 2005.
Eau Claire Regional Arts Center Gallery Show
2005 Two person gallery Show at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center Gallery with Brian Marse, mixed media artist from Madison, WI. Feb 2nd through March 1st. Eau Claire Leader Telegram feature article in Entertainment section, titled "Mixing it Up", by Ann Barsness about the show.
Pilchuck Auction 2004
2004 "Rainforest" accepted into Pilchuck Auction.
2004 "Polaris" was one of 35 entries selected out of 516 submissions in this international, juried, kilnformed glass, competition sponsored by Bullseye Glass in Portland, OR. "Polaris" was on display at The Bullseye Connection Resource Center from October 1st - December 11th, 2004. A gallery of the finalists can be viewed here.
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2004 This is the 25th year of the Wisconsin Arts West exhibition. "Bamboo Forest" was selected as a finalist in this juried exhibition. Fifty four works of art were selected out of 226 entries in all areas of artwork.
Legacy at BECon
2003 "The Twinkie Plate" was on display from July 29 to September 6, 2003 at the Bullseye Connection Gallery. Legacy is an exhibition of 50 works by teaching artists and their students; working artists and their apprentices; and various other pairings of established and emerging artists. I was invited to be part of this exhibition as the "student" with Avery Anderson, as my long time teacher and mentor.
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2003 My pieces "Garden" and "Cobalt Triangle Bowl" were both accepted into the juried competition of the Wisconsin ArtsWest 24 show. There were 213 entries submitted, and 68 works were selected by the juror for this exhibition. To view an article on this exhibit, click here.
WarmGlass at Bullseye II (WG@BE2)
2002 "China Black" finalist in juried warmglass competition, October 2002. Displayed at the Bullseye Connection Resource Center, Portland, Oregon October 3rd- December 9th, 2002. Then, displayed at Seymour Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC. December 11th - January 6th, 2002.
Dunn County Artists Tour
2002 Works displayed in Bob Giede Design Studio, Menomonie, Wisconsin. June 2002.
The Glassworks, Eau Claire, Wisconsin
1996 First prize in the hot glass category for fused and slumped 9" irid bowl with stringers, 1996.