PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
SNAG Board of Directors, 2012-2016
--SNAG Community Liaison--
Proud team member of SNAG's PDS (Professional Development Seminar Committee) since 2010 (with Andy Cooperman and Harriete Estel Berman)
Member American Craft Council
Published April 28, 2012
Foreword by Andrew Wagner.
Gail M. Brown: "You must be kidding...",
Garth Johnson: "Funk's Not Dead",
Kathryn A. Lichti-Harriman: "Taking the Piss: Mistakes and Irony in Scottish Craft Groups",
Marjorie Simon: "Wandering Thoughts: What's so funny?"
The Humor book has its own website listing author engagements (book signings, public appearances etc.) as well as reviews, interviews and exhibitions.
Creator & Organizer: Craft Think Tank
Bringing together leaders of American craft organizations, makers from all fields, business and marketing executives and other creative minds for in-depth discussions about the future of craft.
Craft Forward-ing: Conversations on Innovation and Entrepreneurship,
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.
Symposium Speaker and Panelist.
In collaboration with the American Craft Council, March 2, 2013
"What do we laugh at?" - Artist Talk and Book Signing
With special guest Rob Rogers, Pittsburgh Post Gazette Editorial Cartoonist.
Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, Sep. 22, 2012
"Forging Entrepreneurs: Tools and Skills For Business Success"
SNAG's inaugural business symposium for independent jewelers and metalsmiths running small businesses. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. August 26, 2012
Artist Talk and Book Signing "Humor in Craft" Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, July 14, 2012
"Forging Communities", Symposium
What does Success Look Like in the Jewelry World? (Panelist.)
Symposium sponsored by the Metal Arts Guild of San Francisco, CA
November 12, 2011
"Communities: Hybrid and Hyphenated", Symposium , Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA
“FERROUS” - A cooperative exhibition between Velvet da Vinci Gallery and crafthaus
crafthaus project grant
crafthaus project grant
"Co:Operation Tableware" (Group Show, Fancy Gallery Seattle, 2011)
Craft Boston 2011 (Spring and Winter Shows)
AltCraft San Francisco (American Craft Council Show)
"No Boundaries" SNAG Student Exhibition, Houston Conference
Ferrous A Cooperative Exhibition between Velvet da Vinci Gallery and crafthaus
Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, March/April
18 Karat, Toronto, Canada, April/May
Humor in Metal, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, AZ
Humor in Craft, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
"Cooperation Tableware", Fancy Gallery, Seattle WA (collaboration with Sarah Abramson) An exhibition of collaboratively created tableware by craft artists who typically work in different media.
"Vessels and the Art of Containment" (Group Show)
"Hybrids" (Solo Show: Ana Lopez)
"Two of a Kind" (Enamels: Tricia Harding and Michael Romanik)
"Ceramic Expressions", Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh (Diem Chau, Laura Jean McLaughlin, Joseph Gower)
"Pittsburgh Metal" (Group Show)
"Repel-Allure-Adapt" (Solo Show: Christine Bossler)
"Wearable Nostalgia: Deconstructing Barbie and Ken" (Solo Show: Margaux Lange)
"Paper or Plastic?" (Group Show)
"New American Furniture and Tableware" (Solo Show: Brian Ferrell)
"Metal Bloom" (Solo Show: Chihiro Makio)
"Evolution" (Solo Show: Michelle Pajak-Reynolds)
"Fibers Expanded" (Group Show)
"Double Vision" (Group Show)
"Theater of the Mind" (Solo Show: Benedict Oddi)
"Laughingstock: Humor in Art & Craft" (Group Show)
"Lost Spaces" (Solo Show: Artemis Herber)
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