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MFA-candidate 2018, Georgia State University
BVA, Jewelry Design and Silversmithing /Sculpture, Georgia State University
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Artist, jeweler, teacher
Curator, Obsessed, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA , 2016 Curator, Material Witness, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA , 2013
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Bearing Witness, Gallery303, Georgia Southern University, April 2017
Obsessed, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2016
MORE, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA, 2013
100 at 100, Welch School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, 2013
Little Things Mean a Lot, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta. GA 2010
All Small Redux, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, 2009
Contemporary Studio Jewelry, The Signature Galley, Atlanta, GA, 2009
Occupation: Artist, E S Harper Gallery, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC, 2009
Explorations: Art and Science, Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro, GA, 2008
Pin up Show #4, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA, 2008
All That Glitters, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2008
Earth: A Microcosm, Ferst Center for the Arts, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, 2008
Arte Fresca, Facere Gallery, Seattle WA, 2008
Some Restrictions Apply, Shorter College, Rome, GA, 2006
Decatur Fine Art Exhibition, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA 2006
National Juried Show, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA, 2006
Pink Days Azure Nights, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA, 2006
Gender In Motion, WCA National Juried Exhibit, Atlanta, GA, 2005
Breadth, Survey of Southern Sculptors, Eyedrum Gallery, Atlanta, GA , 2002
Feminine Image of God, Columbia Seminary, Decatur, GA , 2000
City Metals 1981-1991, A Chronicle of Metalsmithing in Atlanta, Chastain Park Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1991
Against Oblivion: Vault Series VIII, Amnesty International / Democratic Convention, Atlanta, GA, 1988
AWARDS
1991 Purchase Award, sculpture, Decatur Fine Art Exhibit
1980 Coca Cola Purchase Award, Piedmont Park Art Festival, Atlanta, GA
BOARDS, MEMBERSHIP, SERVICE
Women’s Caucus for Art in Georgia, President, 2010 - 2013
Women’s Caucus for Art in Georgia, Vice President, 2005 – 2010
Decatur Arts Alliance, Board member 2004- 2009
Society of North American Goldsmiths - member
Metal Arts Guild of Georgia, member
Founding Board President, Oakhurst Community Garden, 1997- 2002
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Review, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Visual Arts & Architecture: Swan Show of Sparkles Also Shines, by Debra Wolf, April 6, 2008
Review, Creative Loafing, Visual Arts, All That Glitters: Razzle Dazzle – Swan Coach House Glams Up, by Felicia Feaster, March 19, 2008
Review, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Colorful mélange blends well, by Jerry Cullum, March 12, 2006 for Pink Days Azure Nights
Catalog, Gender In Motion, Woman’s Caucus for Art National Juried Exhibit , 2005
Review, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Gender In Motion, WCA National Juried Exhibit, 2005
Review of (S)he exhibit with photo, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Fragments of Reality, archetypes of fertility, by Jerry Cullum, May 26, 2000
Catalog, Piedmont Park Arts Festival, photo and essay, 1981
Review of Bathhouse exhibit in Art Papers, 1981
Review of Three Jewelers exhibit and interview in Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 1980