HONORS

 

Selected Exhibitions and Honors
   
2016 Signs of Life (October 19 - November 9, 2016)
Facere Jewelry Art Gallery
Seattle, Washington
A contemporary jewelry art exhibition and companion show catalog/literary journal, October 19 - November 9, 2016 . The show features work by nine artists. The catalog/literary journal pairs these jewelry artists with nine writers in a unique publication that celebrates both jewelry and the literary arts.
2015 Public Selects  (June 27 - Oct 4, 2015)
Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
Nearly 100 Albuquerque-area artists opened their studios to the public in March. The top 12 artists, carefully selected by over 2000 visitors, are now included in New Mexico’s first crowdsourced exhibition. They represent a wonderfully disparate array of styles and media, and each demonstrates the vitality of contemporary art in the region.
2015 Protective Ornament (October 18, 2014 - February 1, 2015)
National Metal Museum (Memphis, TN) and Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma, WA)
In conjunction with publication of the book, On Body and Soul: Contemporary Armor to Amulets (My work, Eye Pendant, is featured on the cover). Suzanne Ramljak, current editor of Metalsmith Magazine and former editor of Sculpture Magazine, is the author and curator of the show. 
2013 Luscious: A Solo Show of New Work (October 2013)
Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2013 Invitational Exhibition (October 2013)
Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Found Object Festival
Thomas Mann's Jewelry School & studioFLUX:  New Orleans, LA
2010 New Work (October 2010)
Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2010 Albuquerque Now: Spring
Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque, NM
2009 City of Albuquerque Public Art: Purchase
2009 The Landfill Art Project
2009 Kentuck Fest
Kentuck Park, Northport, AL
2009 The $ Show: Invitational
Thomas Mann Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA
2008 Finding a Pulse
516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
2008 Engendered Spaces
SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
2008 The Stimulus Package!: Invitational
Jennie Cooley Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2008 L'art Pour L'art : Invitational
Thomas Mann Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA
2007-
2008
Beloved: Solo Exhibit
Illinois Amish Interpretive Center, Arcola, IL
2006-
2008
HURRICANE Brooch Show: Thomas Mann's Storm Cycle Exhibition traveling to:
    Pennsylvania State Museum of Art, Harrisburg, PA
Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA
Fuller Museum of Craft, Brockton, MA
Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC
Made in Metal, Baltimore, MD
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
2005-
2008
Transformation 5: Contemporary Works in Found Materials: Raphael Prize Finalist
Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA (Jurors: Robert Ebendorf & Lloyd Herman) Traveling to:
    Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
Artspace Gallery, Jackson, WY
2007 Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival
El Museo Cultural, Santa Fe, NM
  Anti-War Medals: Invitational
Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA
  A Midsummer Night's Dream: Invitational
Obsidian Gallery, Tuscan, AZ
2006 Martini Show: Invitational
Altered Space Gallery, Venice, CA, Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA,
Zaruba Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  Toys designed by artists
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR (Juror: Robert Ebendorf)
2004-
2006
Anti-War Medals: Invitational
Curated by Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
2005 Secret Identities: Made in Metal
Baltimore, MD (Juror: Tim McCreight)
  Transitions
516 Artspace, Albuquerque, NM (Juror: Laura Steward Heon)
2004 sELECTIONS
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
  Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival: 3rd Place
Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
2003 Thomas Mann's Gallery I/O Invitational: 1 of 100 artists selected
New Orleans, LA
2002 Ornametal: Invitational
Exhibits in NYC, San Francisco, Tucson, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Los Angeles
  Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival: 2nd Place & Best in Show
Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
2001 Flora & Fauna: Invitational
Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  The New Mexico Jewelry Show: New Directions Award
Traditions! A Festival Marketplace, Algodones, NM
2000 Picnic & BUGS: Invitational
Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
  Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival: Best of Show
Sweeney Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
1999 Playful Intent
Craft Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1997 Alumni Exhibition
Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green, OH
1995 Icons & Altars
The New Art Center, Newton, MA
  With Hammer in Hand: 1995 Massachusetts Jewelry Exhibition
Welles Gallery, Lenox, MA
1994 HOT!HOT!HOT! A Multicultural Celebration
Artists Unlimited Gallery, Tampa, FL
  Earth Art
Sawtooth Builging Galleries, Winston-Salem, NC
1993 Hands at Work
Institute for the Book Arts, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
1991 Of Times and Places
Montana Institute of the Arts, Great Falls, MT
1990 Humor in Craft
Vista Fine Crafts, Middleburg, VA
1989 Ritual Possessions
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT
1986 Connecting: Women Artists: Best of Show
Seagate Gallery, Toledo, OH
1985 Fifth Annual Selected University Metalsmiths Exhibit
Norman Eppink Gallery, Lawrence, KS