Jewelry, Metal Arts and Mixed Media DisciplineDimensional Practice AreaUniversity of Iowa School of Art and Art HistoryCurrent and Former Student Images and Records of AccomplishmentsContact:Head of Dimensional Practice Steven McGuire [email protected] Kee-ho Yuen [email protected] Chunghi Choo [email protected]

Alonso, Beth (alonso [email protected])Education MA and MFA, Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2001-2002)Advanced Stone Setting, Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, CA (2002)Pearl and Bead Stringing Course, Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, CA (1997)Goldsmith Apprenticeship with Jeffrey Everett, Fairfield, IA (1997-1998)BA, major in Art and minor in Spanish, Maharishi International University (1988)Professional Experience Taught Beginning Metals, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2001-2002)Member of the Society of North American Goldsmiths (2000-2005)Glass Painter, and Graphic Design (2004-2005), Bovard Studio Stained Glass, Fairfield, IA (1997-1999, 2003-2004, 2007-2009)Goldsmith Internship, Henry Dunay Designs, New York, NY (2001)Pre-Press/Layout, MIU Graphics Dept, Fairfield, IA (1986-1988)Assistant to sculptor Dale Divoksy, MIU Graphics, Fairfield, IA (1985-1986)Awards/Honors 1st Place, Design Competition for Functional Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2001) 1st Place, Lois Jecklin Flatware Competition, Iowa City, IA (2000)Collections Many private

Exhibitions “SNAG National Student Juried Exhibition and Slide Show,” Denver, CO (2002) and Richmond, VA (2001);“Metalsmith 2001 Exhibition,” Arts Iowa City, Iowa City, IA (2001); Solo Show, Studiolo, Iowa City, IA (2000,2001)Arai, CheikoBenjamin, Jane D. ([email protected])Education Special Student in Metalsmithing and Jewelry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (19881989); Metals Summer Class by C. Choo, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deere Isle, ME (2000)BFA, Metals, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH (1995)MA, Ed and MSW, Washington University, St Louis, MO (1980)BA, Social Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (1977)Professional Experience Instructor, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA (20012005)Instructor, Decordova Museum, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Lincoln, MA (2001-2005)Private Practice, Dalliance Design, Boston, MA (1997-present)

Awards/Honors Massachusetts Cultural Council Professional Development Grant (2002); Ohio Arts Council IndividualArtist Fellowship (1996); Felissimo Design Award, Felissimo, NYC (1996); Second Place Award, ArtisansCenter of Virginia, VA (2008); Juror’s Award, Concord Art Association, MA (2001); Juror’s Award, Gallery onthe Square, KY (2000); Juror’s Award, Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, AZ (1999); Second Place Award,Stephen F. Austin State University, TX (1998); The Best of 1996, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio CraftMuseum, Columbus; Bowling ; Green State University Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green, OH (1996); TheSecond Agnes Gund Memorial Scholarship, Cleveland Institute of Art (1995)Collections Museum of Arts and Design (formerly American Craft Museum), New York, NY Many private collectionsPublicationsMany include: Boston Herald, June/2003 American Craft Magazine, Dec ‘99/Jan ‘00Exhibitions “Eat Drink Art Design”, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC (2012-2011); “Craftforms”,Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA (2002, 2008); Artisans Center of Virginia, Waynesboro, VA (2008); “AnnualContemporary Crafts”, Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ (2001, 2007, 2008); “The Art of Tools”,The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA (2007); “Fine Contemporary Crafts”, Artspace, Raleigh, NC(2007); “Shelter Me”, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL (2006); “Educators/Educated: Jewelry and Metals inOhio”, Ohio Art Council’s Riffe Gallery; The Butler Institute of American Art; Cleveland Institute of Art, OH(2004-2005); Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA (2004); “Botanicals”, The Society of Arts and Crafts,Boston, MA (2003); “Fun and Games: A Playful Look at Fine Craft”, Artisans Center of Virginia,Waynesboro, VA (2003), “Clean Your Plate”, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT (2002); “What Inspires Us”,Concord Art Association, Concord, MA (2002); “Materials: Hard and Soft”, Greater Denton Arts Council,Denton, TX (2002); “Contemporary Metalsmiths”, Young and Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, VT (1999,2000); “’99 Cups”, Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ (1999); “High Tea”, MetalWerx, Woburn, MA(1999), “Iowa Artists in Time and Space”, Ames, IA (1998), “Refined: A North American MetalsmithingCompetition”, Nacogdoches, TX (1998); “Drawn Together”, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH (1997);Christmas Archives Collection Museum, Hakodote City, Japan (1997); “Felissimo Design Award Winners’Exhibition”, Felissimo, New York, NY (1996); “Class of ’95”, Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK (1995) and moreBrunson, Alison ([email protected])

Education MA, Jewelry and Metal Arts (2003), MFA, major in Jewelry and Metal Arts and minor inSculpture, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2004) BA, Studio Art, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2001)Professional Experience Faculty, Metals Arts Department and Language Center, Seoul National University ofTechnology, Seoul, South Korea (2006-2010)Designer, Dan Peligrad, New York, NY (2004-2005)Teaching Assistant, taught solo Introduction to Metalsmithing and Jewelry, School of Artand Art History, University of Iowa, IA (2002-2003)Awards/Honors Silver Prize, Metalworks Category, “The 4th Cheongju International Craft Competition,” Cheongju City,South Korea (2005); Second Place Award, “Sam Gassman’s Smithing and Art Materials,”University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2004); First Place Award, Ring Division, “Jewelry Arts Awards,” NationalCompetition, Lapidary Journal (2003); First Place Award, “Lois Jecklin Metals Competition,” University ofIowa, Iowa City, IA (2003); Third Place Award, Graduate Division, Community College Gallery, Mason City,IA (2003); Member, Golden Key Honor Society (2001); Dean’s List (2001)Collections National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN (2004)PublicationsInclude: 1000 Rings, Lark Books Publishers (2004) Lapidary Journal, “Jewelry Arts Awards Winners,” Sept/2003ExhibitionsInclude: “The First Iowa Metals Guild Exhibition,” Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St Petersburg,Russia (2008); “Universal Design,” International Art and Design Invitational Exhibition, Bul-Am Gallery,Seoul National University of Technology, Seoul, South Korea (2007); “Our Family Silver,” PermanentCollection Exhibition,” National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN (2005); “Topeka Competition27,” (2005) and “Topeka Competition 26,” (2004), 13 state annual juried exhibition, Alice C SabatiniGallery of Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS ; “Jewelry with Purpose,” national juriedonline exhibition, (2004); “The University of Iowa and Kyung-Geum Metalsmith’sAssociation,” international invitational exhibition, Kepco Plaza Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (2004);“Creativity, Craftsmanship, Innovations,” University of Iowa Jewelry and Metal Arts Program Exhibition, TheChait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA (2004); “SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths) 2003:Making it in Metal,” national annual juried student exhibition and slide show, California College of Arts andCrafts, San Francisco, CA (2003) and more

Bucheit, Elizabeth ( BFA, Metalsmithing and Jewelry (1982), MA, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, University ofIowa, Iowa City, IA (1986)Raulandsakademiet, Rauland, Norway (1999, 2005)Michael Good – Brian Clarke’s School of Metalsmithing, Wicklow, Ireland (2004)Professional Experience Instructor, North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN (2002-present)Instructor, Studio Arts Academy, Rochester, MN (2002)Instructor, Vesterheim Museum Handverk School, Decorah, IA (2001-2006)Chair, Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Grant Panel (2008-present)Board Chair, Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN (2007-2009)President, Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, Rochester, MN (2006-2008)Member, Women’s Jewelry Association Twin Cities Chapter (2005-present)Panelist, Minnesota Percent for Art, St Paul, MN (2005)Board Member, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, St Paul, MN (2003-2005)Exhibition Curator, Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN (1998-2001)Visual Arts Expert, Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (1998-present)Design Consultant, Paisley Park Productions, Chanhassen, MN (1993-1995)Private Practice, Designer/Goldsmith, Crown Trout Jewelers, Lanesboro, MN (1995present)

Awards/Honors Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship Finalist (2010); First Place Award, Lapidary Journal Jewelry Arts Awards(2006); Minnesota State Art Board Artist’s Initiative Grant (2005, 2007, 2009); Rising Star Award, Women’sJewelry Association (2003); Honorable Mention, Diva Design Jewelry Competition (2003); Top Finalist,World Gold Council’s Gold Virtuosi Design Contest, Vincenza, Italy (2002); Minnesota State Arts BoardCareer Opportunity Grant (2001); QTV Public TV, “Venture North,” Crown Trout Jewelers, Austin, MN(2000); Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council Original Works Grant (1999, 2001, 2002); Sons of NorwayHeritage and Culture Grant (1999); Dayton Hudson Artist Loan Fund (1992); Ford Foundation Grant (1992)Collections Numerous private collections include: Prince, U-2, Cher, Billy Idol, Barbara RockefellerContributions to the Field (technical and/or conceptual) Reintroduction of the Scandinavian “bridal crown”. Researched on silversmithing techniques in Norway.Publications 500 Gemstone Jewels, Schiffer Publishing (2010); Twin Cities Luxury Magazine (2010); Modern JewelerMagazine (2009); Cien Fuegas Magazine (2009); Art Jewelry 2 – Jeffrey B Snyder, Schiffer Publishing (2008);Inspired Magazine (2007); Ornament Magazine Apr 30th/2007; Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist MagazineSep/2006; Iowa Alumni Magazine Apr/2006; Snapshot, KSMQ Public Television, Feb/2001; Viking Magazine,Nov/2000 and Sep/2007; Rochester Post-Bulletin, Nov/1999; St. Paul Pioneer Press, Oct/1999; LanesboroRepublican Leader, Oct/1999Exhibitions “Bridal Splendor,” Vesterheim Museum, Decorah, IA (2000)“Art in Bloom,” Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN (1996)“Precious Objects,” Cornucopia Art Center, Lanesboro, MN (1996)“Capitola Artists,” The Metalworks, Capitola, CA (1987)“Design 89,” 510 Club, Minneapolis, MN (1986)Berntsen, Rene

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Education MA and MFA, Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (graduatedwith commendation) (2001-2002)BFA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (graduated cum laude, president’s anddean’s list) (1999)Spring Workshop, Stuller Settings International Headquarters, Lafayette, LA (2007)Professional Experience Assistant Professor, Metalwork and Jewelry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette,Lafayette, LA (2002-2009)Jewelry Designer, Stuller Inc, designing and 3D computer modeling includingcommercial production jewelry, Lafayette, LA (2009-present)Awards/Honors Honorable Mention, “29th Annual Materials: Hard and Soft,” Greater Denton ArtsCouncil, Denton, TX (2009); Second Place Award, “2008 Annual Southern Open Exhibition,” AcadianaCenter for the Arts, Lafayette, LA (2008); BORSF (Board of Regents State Funds) Grant by Louisiana Boardof Regents, found 93,000 (2007); American Craft Council Southeast Regional Award, “Spotlight 2006,”Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN (2007); UL Lafayette Summer Research Award,Advanced Stonesetting and Jewelry CAD/CAM (2007); STEP (Student Technology Enhancement Proposal)Grants, funded by the University of Louisiana-Lafayette Student Government Association ( 7300 in 2006 and 6000 in 2004); Honorable Mention, Society of American Silversmiths Student Silver Competition (2001);Merit Award, “Crafts National 34,” Zoller Gallery of Penn State University, University Park, PA (2000); IowaArts Fellowship, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa ( 17,000 each year for 1999, 2000)Collections National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN (2005) Many private collections and commissionsContributions to the Field (technical and/or conceptual) Pioneered composite construction (carbon, fiberglass and aramid reinforcement with epoxy and polyestermatrices) in producing art objects. Casting platinum with the CAST/T centrifugal casting system and usingthe Starweld Jewelry Laser Microwelder and Stuller Master Carver for CAD/CAM jewelry applications.CNC machining (Micropronto and Centroid), rapid prototyping (Stratasys Dimension FDM), and varioussoftware programs (Rhino, Matrix, CounterSketch, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Deskpronto 4.0,Visualmill 5.0, Dreamweaver) to produce artworks.

PublicationsFive publications of Lark Books by Altamont Press: Wrap, Stitch, Fold and Rivet-Making Designer Jewelry (2008) 500 Pendants and Lockets: Contemporary Interpretations of Classic Adornments (2008) 500 Metal Vessels: Contemporary Explorations of Containment (2007) The Art of Jewelry: Paper Jewelry (2007) 500 Necklaces: Contemporary Interpretations of a Timeless Form (2006)and many more including multiple newspapers and exhibition cataloguesExhibitions “Art for Arts Sake,” Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, LA (2009); “Iowa Metals Guild Exhibition,” invitationalgroup show, Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, IA (2009); “Southern Open Exhibition,” competitive regional,Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA (2007, 2009); “Continuum,” solo show, Side Gallery Series:Southern Open Award, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA (2009); “29th Annual Materials: Hardand Soft,” competitive national, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX (2009); “Excogitation,” solo show,Gallery Lafayette, Lafayette, LA (2008); “UL Lafayette Faculty Show,” Paul and Lulu Hilliard University ArtMuseum, Lafayette, LA (2005, 2008); “Compositus,” two person show,