Résumé

EDUCATION

1980 M.F.A., Woodworking and Furniture Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
1974 A.B., Environmental Design/Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, CA

EXPERIENCE

2014 Member, New Hampshire Furniture Masters Assoc., Concord, NH
2013-2015 Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2012-2013      Assistant Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2011 Board of Directors, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, NC

Instructor, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC (2010, 2007, 2005)
Instructor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO (2009, 2001)
2009-2010 Director of Programs and Development, The Furniture Society, Asheville, NC
2008-2009 Adjunct Instructor, Western Piedmont Community College, Morganton, NC
2009 Curator: “Makers Without Borders”, Penland Gallery, NC
2006-2009 Board of Trustees, The Furniture Society
2006 Instructor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2002 Juror, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Instructor, Mark Adams School, Franklin, IN
Instructor, Haystack Mountain School, Deer Isle, ME
1993-2001 Program Director, Furniture and Wood Turning Programs, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
2000 Lecturer, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1998 Visiting Lecturer, North Bennett Street School, Boston, M
1996 Visiting Artist, Art Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1980-1988 Instructor, Woodworking and Furniture Design, California College of Arts

EXHIBITIONS

2014 Solo Exhibition, Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
NHFMA Exhibition, NH Historical Society, Concord, NH
“Schools of Thought”, New Hampshire Craft Gallery, Concord, NH
2012 NCArts Council Fellowship Exhibition, The Turchin Center, App State University, Boone, NC
2011 “Furniture Divas”, Fuller Craft Museum, Boston, MA
“Wood Moving Forward”, Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
2008 The Seat”, Gallery Ho, Seoul, Korea
2001 “Roaring Fork Open”, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
2000 “Women and the Art of Furniture“, Leo Kaplan Modern, New York, NY 
1995 Opening Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1994 “Recent Acquisitions“, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
1992 “Iron & Steel”, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY 
“Wood: Form and Function”, CA Crafts Museum, San Francisco, CA
“New Acquisitions“, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA
1989 “Beyond the Tradition of Rocking Chairs”, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
1988 “Gardens, Real and Imagined”, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
“Pioneering Women Furniture Designer/Makers“, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, NY
1987 “Poetry of the Physical“, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
Two Person Exhibition, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1985 Two Person Exhibition, Elaine Potter Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 “Design Book Three”, Workbench Gallery, New York, NY
1980   Graduate Thesis Show, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY

AWARDS + GRANTS

2014 Faculty Professional Development Grant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2013 Nominee, Faculty Award of Excellence, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Artist in Residence Award, Furniture Program, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
2010 North Carolina Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship
2010 Glen Rock Depot Public Art Project, Asheville, NC
2007 Tom Blake Memorial Sculpture, Snowmass Village, CO
1996 Sacred Site Project, Aspen, CO
1992 Firestorm Memorial Sculpture, Berkeley/Oakland Hills, CA
1998 Visual Arts Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts

COLLECTIONS + COMMISSIONS

Fuller Craft Museum, Permanent Collection, Brockton, MA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Permanent Design Collection, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum, Permanent Collection, Oakland, CA
Stanford University, Memorial Chapel Collection, Stanford, CA
AIDS Memorial Grove, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Firestorm Memorial Park, Berkeley/Oakland Hills, CA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2012 NCArts Council Fellowship Exhibition Catalog
2009 Makers Without Borders, Exhibition Catalog, Penland School, NC
2006 Furniture Studio: Focus on Materials, J. Kelsey, Cadmium Press, Newton, CT
2001 “The Rise of Women Furniture Makers”, Woodwork Magazine, April, 2001
Women Designers in the USA: 1900-2000, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT
1997                        Furniture Studio: The Heart of the Functional Arts, John Kelsey & Rick Mastelli, Cadmium Press, Newton, CT
1995 “Woodwork as Design”, Sojourner Magazine, 1995 ed., Aspen, CO
1992 The Rocker, Rizzoli Publishing Co., New York, NY
1991 Art for Everyday, Patricia Conway, Random House Publishers
1990 Modern Sculpture, Cedco Publishing Co., San Rafael, CA
1989 Gardens: Real and Imagined, Exhibition Catalog, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
“Focus Design Awards”, San Francisco Focus Magazine, San Francisco, CA
“Revising the Rocking Chair”, Metropolis Magazine, New York, NY
1988 Pioneering Women Furniture Designer/Makers, Exhibition Catalog, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York, NY
1987 New Interiors, Exhibition Catalog, Mills College, Oakland, CA
1984 Design Book Three, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT