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IGS 2021: Ave Clara / Polevsko

Datum narození: *27. 9. 1968

Země původu: Kanada
Země současného pobytu: Kanada


foto: Fahim Kassam

Experimental forms/ Experimentální formy

Light/ Světlo
foto: Alyia Zafar

Alium bulb
foto: Jeff Curtis

Vzdělání

2015
University of Victoria, department of Heritage, Cultural and Museum Studies Building - Community Relationships/ oddělení dědictví, kulturních a muzejních studií - Komunitní vztahy
2012
“Hot sculpting” Scott Darlington, Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, B.C., Canada
2000
Intermediate Glassblowing/ Foukání skla, Randy Walker, Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A.
1999
Glassblowing/ Foukání skla - The Vessel, Tyler Rock, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada
1992-1996
Five Year Traditional Apprenticeship under Robert Held

Stáže

2015
Visiting Artist, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
2014
Artist in Residence at the Pittsburg Glass Center. Pittsburg, PA., USA
2013
Visiting Artist, Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A.
Panel member for Juror for Emerging Artist in Residence for Pilchuck Glass School
2009
Visiting Artist, Berengo studio, Murano, Italy
Visiting Artist, Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA, USA
2007
Artist in residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma,Wa, U.S.A.
2006
Visiting artist, Museum of Glass, Tacoma,Wa, U.S.A.
2005
Visiting artist, Museum of Glass,Tacoma, Wa, U.S.A. | Visiting artist, Pilchuck Glass
School, open house, U.S.A. | Gaffer for centerpiece project, Ann Whalstrom designer,
Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A. | Visiting Artist, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary,Canada
2004
Artist in residence, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada

Pracovní zkušenosti

2021
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design, Vancouver/Berlin
Board Member, Berlin Glas, e.V. non-profit glass center, Berlin
Board Chair, Terminal City Glass Co-operative
Visiting Artist, University of Alberta Design Department
Co-Instructor with Michiko Sakano, Light, Pilchuck Glass School(cancelled due to Covid)
2020
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design, Vancouver/Berlin
Board Member, Berlin Glas, e.V. non-profit glass center, Berlin
Board Chair, Terminal City Glass Co-operative
Visiting Artist, University of Alberta Design Department
Co-Instructor with Michiko Sakano, Light, Pilchuck Glass School(cancelled due to Covid)
Instructor, Advanced Design Conceptualization, FOCI Arts Center, Minneapolis.(cancelled due to Covid)
2019
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design, Vancouver/Berlin
Board Member, Berlin Glas, e.V. non-profit glass center, Berlin
Board Chair, Terminal City Glass Co-operative, Vancouver
Instructor, Lightbulb: Idea Generator, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY
2018
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design, Vancouver/Berlin
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Guest Judge on Netflix glassblowing show “Blown Away”
2017
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design
Vancouver/Berlin Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Artist in Residence, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
2016
Manager of Material Exploration, Bocci Design, Vancouver/Berlin
Educational Coordinator, Pilchuck Glass School
Presented Lecture “The Future is Now, Pilchuck’s legacy and future” to Educational Symposium at The China Academy of Art in Hong Zhau, China
Instructor, Combinations + Connections, Pilchuck Glass School
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin
2015
Juror, International Student Exhibition, The Glass Art Society
Instructor, “Surface, form and texture” Royal Copenhagen School of Art and Architecture. Bornholm, Denmark
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Board Member, The Township Community Arts Council Victoria. B.C. Canada
Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Victoria, B.C. Canada
2014
Board member of the Glass Art Society Membership committee for GAS., Moderator of Panel discussion “After graduation, life in a professional Arts Capacity” Ethan Stern, Natali Rodrigues, Jan Smith and Eric Meek. GAS Conference, Chicago, IL. USA
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Honorary Chair of the Pittsburg Glass Center Annual Auction. Pittsburg, PA., USA
Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, B.C. Canada
2013
Vice-president of the Glass Art Society Media committee for GAS, rebranding and website redesign and launch
Membership committee for GAS
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Design consultant for Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, BC, Canada
Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Victoria, B.C. Canada
2012
Demonstrating Artist, European Glass Context, Bornholm, Denmark
Instructor, “Surface, form and texture” Bornholm School of Design. Denmark
Instructor, “Form and Intent” Brooklyn Glass, NY, USA
Visiting Artist, Sheridan College, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Live Auction, Glass Art Society auction
Vice-President of the Glass Art Society
Media committee for GAS, rebranding and website design
Membership committee for GAS
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Gaffer and design consultant for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cold worker for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Design consultant for Shockwave Glassworks,Duncan, BC, Canada
2011
Craftsperson in residence, third session, Bruce Mau, Catherine Chalmers,
artists in residence, Pilchuck glass school. USA
Instructor, “Confessions of a Gentleman Gaffer” Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle. USA
Instructor, “Confessions of a Gentleman Gaffer” Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, Canada
Panel member, “Hired Guns” The Glass Art Society, Seattle conference, USA
Board of Directors, Glass Art Society
Media committee for GAS Membership committee for GAS
Board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Gaffer and design consultant for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cold worker for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Design consultant for Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, BC, Canada
2010
Gaffer and project manager for centerpiece project, designer Chuck Vanetta, Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A
Craftsperson in residence, third session, Mildred Howard, Joe Davis, artists in residence, Pilchuck glass school, U.S.A
Instructor, “Object, Design” Pittsburgh Glass Center, U.S.A.
Gaffer and design consultant for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cold worker for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Design consultant for Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, BC, Canada
Cold worker for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Board of Directors, Glass Art Society
Media committee for GAS | Membership committee for GAS | Board member, Berlin
Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
Member of Pilchuck Auction and Audience Development committee
2009
Craftsperson in residence, third session, Barbera Cooper, Heather Oakson artists in residence, Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A
Gaffer and project coordinator for centerpiece project, Jiri Harcuba designer, Pilchuck GlassSchool, Wa, USA
Gaffer and design consultant for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Cold worker for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
Design consultant for Shockwave Glassworks, Duncan, BC, Canada
Founding board member, Berlin Glas,e.V. non-profit glass studio, Berlin, Germany
2008
Gaffer and design consultant for Miramontes Glassworks, Victoria, BC, Canada
“Snow - not the only cool stuff that comes from Canada” Panel discussion, SOFA
Chicago, U.S.A. with Canadian Consulate
Instructor, “Object, Design”, Pittsburgh Glass Center, U.S.A.
Instructor, visiting artist, “Design” Bay Area Glass Institute, U.S.A.
Craftsperson in residence, third session, Xu Bing, Angelo Filimeno artists in residence, Pilchuck Glass School, U.S.A.
2007
Co-Instructor with AnnWhalstrom,“Look around”,Pilchuck Glass School, Wa, U.S.A.
Gaffer for centerpiece project, Michael Fox designer, Pilchuck Glass School, Wa, U.S.A.
Instructor, “Object, Design”, Espace Verre, Montreal, Que, Canada
2003
Teacher Assistant, “Design”, Preston Singletary, Katherine Grey, Pilchuck Glass School,U.S.A.
2002
Teacher Assistant, "Intermediate Glassblowing”, Randy Walker, Pilchuck Glass School.
2001- 2007
Glassblower, Gaffer. Starfish Glassworks, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
2001-2004
Instructor, "Introduction to Glassblowing", Starfish Glassworks, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1999 - 2001
Instructor, "Introduction to Glassblowing", Andrighetti Glassworks,Vancouver, B.C.Canada
2000 - 2002
Pilchuck Auction setup team volunteer. , U.S.A.
1999 - 2001
Glassblower, Shop tech. Andrighetti Glassworks. , Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1999
Poleturner for Pilchuck Glass School, Chuck Vanetta designer, U.S.A.
1998 - 2001
Glassblower/Educator. Totally Amazing Glass Show. , Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1996 -1998
Glassblower, Robert Held Art Glass, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1998
Exhibitions Director, Treasurer, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1997
President, Exhibitions Director, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1996
Exhibitions Director, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1995
Secretary, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
-1996
Apprentice Glassblower, Shop Tech. Robert Held Art Glass, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Samostatné výstavy

2017
“Featured Artist” with Ian Tan Gallery
2016
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | ‘Pilchuck Staff Group Show”, Pilchuck Glass School Gallery, Seattle WA
2015
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | Group show, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
2014
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Featured Artist” Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Seattle WA, USA
2013
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | ”Glass in all it’s forms, From antiquity to today” Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, Canada | “Group Show” Nadania Idriss Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2012
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “35 Years, Elena Lee
Gallery” Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Group Show” Nadania Idriss Gallery, Berlin,
Germany | “50x50” Juried show. Piece used for promotion. Muskegon Museum of Art, MI. USA
2011
“New Work” Solo show at Gallery Elena Lee, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Superpostion”
Juried show in Seattle WA. U.S.A. | “The Nature of Glass” Curated by William Traver, The
Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA | “SOFA New York” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
2010
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Formal Considerations”
Solo show, Traver gallery, Seattle, W.A., U.S.A. | “SOFA New York” with Option Art,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Expertease” group show, Morgan Contemporary Glass
Gallery, Pittsburg, USA
2009
“Of all these things” Solo Show, Nadaina Idriss Gallery, Berlin, Germany | “Toronto
International Art Fair” Marsha Rafelman Fine Arts, Toronto, Canada | “SOFA Chicago”
With Option Art, Montreal, Quebec | “Weaton Village Collectors Weekend” with Morgan
Contemporary Glass Gallery, USA | “Inspirations” Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA |
“SOFA New York” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Collect, London” with
Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2008
“SOFA Chicago” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada | “Phototropism” Solo show,
Traver gallery, Seattle, WA, USA | “Teapots, steep in thought” Morgan Contemporary
glass gallery, Pittsburg, PN, USA | “Palm Beach 3” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec,
Canada | “Gesture and cadence” Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburg, PN,
U.S.A. | “Old techniques seen new” Gallery Elena Lee, Montreal, Quebec, Canada |
“SOFA New York” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2007
“SOFA Chicago” with Thomas Riley Gallery, U.S.A. | “A Space Between” Solo show.
William Traver Gallery, U.S.A. | “Wheaton Village Collectors Weekend” with Morgan
Contemporary Glass Gallery, U.S.A. | “SOFA New York” with Option Art, Montreal,
Quebec, Canada | “Palm beach 3” with Option Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2006
“SOFA Chicago” with William Traver gallery, U.S.A. | “Blown Away’ Morgan Contemporary
Glass Gallery, Pittsburg, PN, U.S.A. | “The Garden” Solo show at William Traver gallery,
Tacoma, WA, U.S.A. | “The Pilchuck Exhibition” William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
2005
"Pilchuck Exhibition" at William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, U.S.A. | "Point/counterpoint"
Solo show at Ian Tan Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | "Toronto International Art Fair"
represented by Sandra Ainsley Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada | “Second Annual World
Glass Exhibition” at William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, Seattle, U.S.A.
2004
"Toronto International Art Fair" represented by Sandra Ainsley Art Gallery, Toronto,
Canada | “Fresh” Solo show at William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
2003
“Form and Intent” solo show at Verti International during the GAS Conference, Seattle,
U.S.A. | “The Sum of Parts” show with Mel Munsen at Portfolio Gallery, Vancouver, B.C,
Canada | “Canadian Glass Exhibition” Group show at Sandra Ainsley Gallery, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada
2002
“Fomulations: Balance, Tension, Form” Solo show, Starfish Glassworks Gallery,
Victoria, B.C., Canada | “A Gather of Glass” Group exhibition, Ariana Gallery, Royal Oak,
Mich, U.S.A | “Empty Bowl Project” Group exhibition, Canadian Craft and Design Museum,
Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Invitational Goblet Show” Group show in conjunction with The
Victoria Wine Festival at Starfish Glassworks, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2001
“Formulations” Solo exhibition at Portfolio gallery, Vancouver B.C., Canada | Curated “The
White Exhibition” Portfolio gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Essence” Starfish
Glassworks, Victoria, B.C., Canada
2000
“B.C. Glass Arts Association 2000 Biennale Exhibition” B.C. glass arts association in cooperation with Simon Fraser University, Burnaby B.C., Canada | “Baker’s Dozen” Solo
exhibition at Portfolio Gallery. Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Raise a Glass” B.C. Crafts
Association in co-operation with The Vancouver International Wine Festival, Vancouver,
B.C., Canada | “Empty Bowl Project”, The Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, B.C.,
Canada | “Essence” Starfish Glassworks. Victoria, B.C, Canada.
1999
“Glass Art Eleven” B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Dieci”,
Andrighettii Glassworks, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “6th Annual Invitational Glass
Exhibition” Ontario Crafts Council, Toronto, Canada | “Unexpected Collaborations”, The
Canadian Craft Museum, Vancouver, B.C, Canada | “Essence” Circle Craft Gallery,
Vancouver, B.C. and Starfish Glassworks, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1998
“Inner Light”, Cosmoplis, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Amomatik”, Galerie Elena Lee/ Verre
D’Art, Montreal, Canada | “Canadian Glass Show”, West End Gallery, Victoria, B.C,
Canada | “B.C. Glass Arts Association Biennale Exhibition”, Simon Fraser University
Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Essence II”, Circle Craft Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.,
Starfish Glassworks, Victoria, B.C., Canada
1997
“Glass Art IX”, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “Essence”, Circle
Craft Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
1996
“Glass Art VIII”, B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada | “B.C. Biennial
Exhibition” Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver, B.C, Canada
1995
“Glass Art VII” B.C. Glass Arts Association, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Ceny

2016
United States working “O” Visa granted for sustained international excellence
2008
Canada council mid-career artist grant
2004
Design selected for first annual Washington state wine commission awards
2003
Nominated for The Saxe Award for excellence as a TA at Pilchuck Glass School
2002
Nominated for The Saxe Award for excellence as a TA at Pilchuck Glass School
2000
Nominated for The Corning Award for excellence as a student at Pilchuck Glass School | Awarded The Tiffany Glass Scholarship to attend Pilchuck Glass School
1999
Award of Merit, “Glass Art Eleven”, B.C. Glass Arts Association Best in Show, “Essence”, Circle Craft, Vancouver, B.C. and Starfish Glassworks, Victoria

Veřejné sbírky

Foreign Affairs Canada
Montreal Museum of Art
Boston Museum of Fine Art
Elton John's collection
Bronfman's Clairidge Collection
Museum of Glass Collection
Bronfman’s Clairidge Collection

Sympozia

2013
Decorative Art Symposium, panel, Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria B.C., Canada

Nejnovější publikace

2006
"500 Glass Objects," Lark Books
2003
"Form and Intent", GAAC newsletter
2002
"Striking a Delicate Balance", Esquimalt News
2001
"The White Show," Province
"The White Show," The Courier
Front cover image CABC annual report
2000
Arts Reel, CBC television. June 16th spotlight on Baker's Dozen solo show
"A Baker's Dozen," review, GAAC Glass Gazette, Fall issue
1999
"Designing Minds," feature article, Fashion, November pg. 79-80