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Education

2016-19 MFA, Sculpture, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2005-10 BS, Safety Sciences, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Residencies/Awards/Scholarships

2019 International Sculpture Center Residency, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2019 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, International Sculpture Center
2019 Juror’s Award, Three Rivers Juried Visual Arts Exhibition
2019 Emerging Artist Scholarship, Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival
2018 School of Graduate Studies & Research Professional Development Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2018 Second Place Award, Graduate Scholars Forum Juried Art Exhibition, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017 First Place Post-Secondary Division, Turning to the Future, American Association of Woodturners
2017 Workshop Scholarship, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship
2017 Workshop Scholarship, Anderson Ranch
2017 School of Graduate Studies & Research Professional Development Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017 College of Fine Arts Merit Award, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2016 Windgate Scholarship, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2015 Workshop Scholarship, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship

Professional Experience

2019 – Present Craftsman, Gardner Woodworking, Murrysville, PA
2018 Teaching Assistant, Sean Derry, Beginning Sculpture, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017-18 Graduate Assistantship, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017 Teaching Assistant, Sean Derry, 3-Dimension Design, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2017 Teaching Assistant, Sharon Massey, Jewelry and Metals, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2016-17 Graduate Assistantship, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2016 Teaching Assistant, BA Harrington, Woodworking: Function & Form, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Exhibitions

2019 Sculpture X: Material | Immaterial, Contemporary Art Toledo, Toledo, OH
2019 ISC Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards Exhibition, Littman Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2019 Three Rivers Juried Visual Arts Exhibition, Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2019 A Man, Stands Alone…, Annex Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA (solo show)
2018 The End, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, FrameHouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2018 Scholars and Fellows Exhibition, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME
2018 Exhibition 280, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV (Curator: Laura Roulet) (catalog)
2018 After the Pedestal, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH (Curator: Cathleen Chaffee)
2018 Hoyt Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Arts & Education at the Hoyt, New Castle, PA (Curator: Reto Thüring)
2018 Scholar’s Forum Exhibition, KCAC, Indiana University of Pennsylvania,Indiana, PA
2017 Just Say’n, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Bottle Works, Johnstown, PA (Curator: Jill Larson)
2017 Speak for Yourself, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, FrameHouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2017 AAW Turning to the Future, AWFS Fair, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
2017 Three Rivers Juried Visual Arts Exhibition, Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2017 GoggleWorks 11th Annual Juried Exhibition, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading, PA (Curator: Lisa Trempor Hanover) (catalog)

Publications

2019 Sculpture Magazine, September/October 2019 – vol 38 no 5, Publication of the International Sculpture Center, Jersey City, NJ
2018 Pittsburgh Current, October 2018 – Newspaper, Pittsburgh, PA
2017 American Woodturner, December 2017 – vol 32 no 6, Magazine, St Paul, MN
2017 New Growth Arts Review, 2017 – vol 37, Book, Indiana, PA

Workshops Attended

2017 Live-edge Tables, Bob and Tor Erickson, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME (June 19 – June 30, 2017)
2017 Wood Carving Form, Berthold and Niki Haas, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO (June 12 – June 16, 2017)
2015 Next Steps in Carving I, Chris Pye, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME (August 10 – August 15, 2015)
2015 Woodturning Intensive, Beth Ireland, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME (January 5 – March 27, 2015)
2014 Windsor Chair, Brian Cunfer, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC (January 19 – January 25, 2014)
2013 Practical Woodworking, Jeff Lohr, JD Lohr School of Woodworking, Schwenksville, PA (December 9 – December 14, 2013)

Professional Organizations

International Sculpture Center (ISC)
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP)
Furniture Society (FS)

References

Sean Derry, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Department of Art, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705
Phone: 412.680.8951 Email: sean.derry@iup.edu

Beth Ireland, Woodturner/Sculptor, Lead Instructor of the Turning Intensive, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, ME 04856
Phone: 617.519.5022 Email: beth@bethireland.net