Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

2006                       Master of Fine Arts, Metalsmithing Program

                                East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2003                       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metalsmithing Program,

                                RIT - The School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

Teaching Experience 

2016-Present        Adjunct Professor

                                Jewelry and Metals Design

                                Technological Institute of Monterrey

                                Guadalajara Campus, Guadalajara, Mexico

(classes and workshops)

2006-Present        Private Professional Classes and workshops covering:

                                Contemporary Jewelry and Metalsmithing techniques

                                Jesse Bert Studios, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

 

2020                      Etching with Salt-Water for Champlevé style Enamel

                               Tacoma Metal Arts Center, Tacoma, Washington

                               Tool making for Jewelers and Craftspeople

                               Tacoma Metal Arts Center, Tacoma, Washington

                               Small-scale sand Casting techniques (Zoom Class)

                               Pocosin Arts Folk school, Columbia, NC

                               Carving Hardwood Molds for small scale Sand Casting

                               Jewelry Center at the 92nd Street “Y”, NYC

2019                      Cold Connections, and use of Alternative Materials Workshop

                               The Armory Arts Center, West Palm Beach, FL

                               Small-scale sand Casting techniques

                               East Carolina University, Material Topics Conference, NC

                               Small-scale sand Casting, Tool making, and Electrolytic Etching

                               Escuela de Diseño y Joyeria, Bogota, Colombia

2018                       Small-scale sand Casting techniques

                                Creative Jewelry Workshop, Miami, FL

                                Mold Making and Form exploration for the Hydraulic Die-Press

                                Studio Squina, Madrid, Spain

                                Brooches and Cold Connections

                                Tincal Lab, Porto, Portugal

                                Alternative Materials Workshop

                                Technological Institute of Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico

                                Surface treatment techniques, tool making, and Rivets

                                Taller Pantagora, Bogota, Colombia

2017                       Tool making; Etching with Enamel; Carved wood for Contemporary Jewelry

                                2-week Intensive, Studio Squina, Madrid, Spain

                                Masters class for professors, Etching with Salt-Water

                                Escuela Massana, Barcelona, Spain

                                Etching with Salt-Water for Champlevé style Enamel

                                Studio Karen de Groof, Haarlem, Holland

                                Teaching assistant for Antique Jewelry Techniques by Prof. Carles Codina

                                Technological Institute of Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico

                                Hydraulic Die Form Exploration (Semana “I” workshop)

                                Technological Institute of Monterrey, Guadalajara, Mexico

2016                       Cold Connections and Etching with salt water

                                The Armory Arts Center, West Palm Beach, FL

                                Sand Casting techniques for jewelers

                                Thomas Mann Studio Flux, New Orleans, LA

                                Intensive 5-day Jewelry course

                                Technological University of Monterrey

                                Guadalajara Campus, Guadalajara, Mexico

                                Sand Casting techniques for jewelers

                                Pocosin Arts Folk school, Columbia, NC

                                Making hammers and Jewelers tools

                                Peters Valley School of Crafts, Layton, NJ

2015                       Sand Casting techniques for Jewelers

                               Metalled With Jewelry Studio, Boiling Springs, PA

                               Sand Casting techniques for Jewelers

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

                               Hydraulic Die Form Exploration

                               Silvera Jewelry School, Berkeley, CA

2014                      Etching with salt water

                               Clear Spring Mills, Dillsburg, PA

                               Etching with salt water

                               The Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

                               Etching with salt water

                               California University of Pennsylvania, Washington, PA

                               Salt-water Etching in copper for Champlevé enamels

                               Jewelry Center at the 92nd Street “Y”, NYC

                               Etching with salt water

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

2013                      Belt Buckles with cold connections, and Bezel techniques

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

                               Etching with salt water

                               Mares Taller, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

2012                      Cold connections with mixed materials and tool making

                               Studio Romero Gurman, Xochimilco, Mexico City, Mexico

                               Cold connections with mixed materials and tool making

                               Thomas Mann Studio Flux, New Orleans, Lousiana

                               Enameling with cold connections with mixed materials

                               Mares Taller, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

2011                      Cold connections with mixed materials

                               Pocosin Arts Folk school, Columbia, NC

                               Cold connections with mixed materials

                               College of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC

                               Enameling with cold connections with mixed materials

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

                               Cold connections with mixed materials and tool making

                               Cotantik, Guadalajara, Mexico

2010                      Cold connections with mixed materials

                               Centro de las Artes de San Agustin Etla, Oaxaca, Mexico

                               Basic jewelry techniques, and Polymer

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

2009                      Hydraulic die-press forming of sheet metal and tool making

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

2008                      Mixed materials and cold connections

                               Taller Tierra y Plata, Mexico City, Mexico

2006-2007            Cold connections with mixed materials and tool making

                               YAM Gallery, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

 

Publicationes

 

2014                      Behind the Brooch: By Lorena Angulo

2014                      New Earrings 500+ Designs: By Nicolas Estrada

2011                      Metal Artist’s Workbench: By Thomas Mann

2004                      The Art of Enameling: By Linda Darty

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2012                      En la tierra cercana, Tienda “Q”, Gallery, City of Oaxaca, Mexico

                               Metido en este tierra, Gallery Ismos, Mexico City, Mexico

2009                      La realizacion de los elementos esperados, Tienda “Q” Gallery, City of Oaxaca, Mexico

 

Exhibitions

2019                      Jewelry and the Anatomy, Tincal Lab Challenge 2019

                               Tincal Lab, Porto, Portugal

2018                      La Frontera, 2nd Edition:

                               Museum of Art and Design, NYC

2017                      Quadrennial: Spectacular Belt Buckles from around the world

                               Helen Copeland Gallery, Bozeman, MT

                               Halstead Design Challenge, Online exhibition

                               Society of North American Goldsmiths Convention, New Orleans, LA

2016                      Earrings Show #3, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                               Making Matters: Perspectives in Fine Craft, Peters Valley School of Craft, NJ

2015                      San Titulo, Mexico City, Mexico

                               The Power and the Beauty, Alchemy 9.2.5., Belmont, Mass.

2014                      Entre el subsuelo y el cielo, Homenaje a los Mineros, Real de Monte, Hidalgo, Mexico

2013                      Artificios, Palacio Iturbide, Mexico City

                               La Frontera, Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City and, Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012                      N Gallery, Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic

                               City Gallery BWA, Leszno, Polonia

                               Inhorgenta Fair, Munich, Alemania

                               Amber Fair, Gdañsk, Polonia

2011                      To Wed, Galeria I/O, New Orleans, Louisiana

                               Peace Now, Galeria 6, Mineral de Pozos, Mexico

                               Grad Alumni, Grey Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

                               Sexy, 20th Legnica international Jewellery Competition,

                               Legnica Gallery, Legnica, Poland

                               Gold Silver Time Fair, Warsaw, Poland

2010                      Metals Alumni, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY

2009                      Pendants, Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008                      Silver Moon, Private residence, Villa Hermosa, Tabasco, Mexico

 

Residencies

 

2019                      Master Workshop, Andreas Wilfer

                               5th Generation Cello and Double Bass Builders

                               Nauheim, Germany

2019                      Instrument Builder, Timothy Lyne

                               Lisburn, Pennsylvania

2016                      Workshop, Christopher Hentz (Professor Emeritus of Art)

                               Studio Jewelry Techniques

                               Baton Rouge, Louisiana

2014                      Haystack Mountain School of Crafts 2-week Artist’s Fellowship

                               Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

Honors

 

2005                      East Carolina University Student Scholarship

                               Summer Session course study at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2003                      Chasing and Repousse’ Workshop Scholarship

                               Direction of Master Metalsmith Valentin Yotkov, Brooklyn, NY

Work in Muesum Collections

 

                                 Racine Art Museum, 441 Main Street Racine, WI

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