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BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION:

1999
MFA Metals, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
'95 Metals Techniques and Applications, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland

1969
BFA Garment Design, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2003-3006
Art of Gold, National Traveling Exhibition, Michael Monroe

2002
Transformation, Sculpture To Wear @ Bergamot Station Art Center, Santa Monica, California - (September / October, Solo exhibition).

Of the MATERIAL BODY, Sculpture to Wear @ Bergamot Station Art Center, Santa Monica, CA- group exhibition, Kathleen Lamberti -curator

INNOVATIVE TOOLS FOR PERSONAL USE, Center for Visual Arts, Denver, CO
"Tiaras - A History of Splendor"
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK.

2000
Tiaras Will Be Worn, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, California

Structure, Symbol, & Substance, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Party: A PartyŠMobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1999
Crossing Boundaries in Adornment, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Emerging Artists - Botanical Metals, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston Massachusetts

1998
Works on Paper and Small 3-D, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Outstanding MFA / Tri-State Area, Allied Arts Gallery, Richland, Washington

Seattle Metals Guild Biennial Exhibition, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington

Works in Progress, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle, Washington

Tradition and Transformation / Enamel, Canadian Clay and Glass Works, Waterloo, Canada

Transformation, Enamels at the Millennium, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

1997
International Enamellist Exhibit, Gray Gallery, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Expressions in Glass on Metal, Target Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia
Art House Gallery, Basalt, Colorado

1996
Maryland Designer Craft Exhibition, Bethesda, Maryland

Washington Guild of Goldsmiths Biennial Exhibition, Washington, DC

1994
North American Juried Student Exhibition, SNAG / Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1993
Gallery of the Americas, Bethesda, Maryland

COLLECTIONS:
The Richard C. and Betty Hedreen Collection, Seattle, Washington

PUBLICATIONS:
Jewelry Now! Dona Meilach, Schiffer Publishing, 2003
Metalsmith Magazine, Fall Edition, commission section, 2002
Tiaras: Past and Present, Geoffrey C. Munn, London 2002
Virtual Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry, CD-ROM, UK 2001
World Diploma Works of Design & Craft, South Korea

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS:

2000
Fulbright Scholarship short-listed, France

1999
Fulbright Scholarship short-listed, France

Fellow, Foreign Language & Area Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington1999Study Grant, The American Society of Jewelry Historians

The Marilyn Werby Rabinovitch Award for Metals, University of Washington

Special Grants Project, University of Washington

1998
Allied Arts Award for Outstanding First Year MFA Student in the Tri-State (Washington, Oregon, Idaho)1998Nordstrom Award, School of Art, University of Washington

Gonzales Award for Academic and Studio Achievement, School of Art, University of Washington
1997 Recruitment Award, School of Art, University of Washington
1997 WJA / Womenıs Jewelry Association Award, Northeastern United States
National Enamellist Guild Award, Study Grant

PROFESSIONAL AFFILATIONS-MEMBERSHIPS:
Society of North American Goldsmiths
American Society of Jewelry Historians
Seattle Metals Guild
Washington Guild of Goldsmiths, Washington, D.C.
North American Enamellist Guild
American Craft Council

REPRESENTATION:
Sculpture to Wear, Bergamot Station Arts Center
Leslie Craze Gallery, London, UK
Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Electrum Gallery, London, UK
Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA