Exhibits

Exhibits and Recognition
  • Artswest 36, “Midwestern Glass”, Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL, An invitational group exhibition highlighting emerging and established glass artists from Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio. The featured artists include James Wilbat, Janet Kelman, Eric Slawson, Matthew Urban, Paul Messink, and Steve Immerman. March 7th- April 12th, 2014.
  • Artswest 35, Hymenoptera V won Honorable Mention in this juried art exhibit, LE Phillips Public Library, Eau Claire, WI Feb 23-April 4th, 2014.
  • National Creativity Network: Commissioned to create the first-ever Sir Ken Robinson Award for Leadership in Creativity, to be given in November 2013.
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2013 “Cardinal” juried into to the annual charity auction.
  • Volume One Magazine, Eau Claire, WI: 2013 First Place Winner “Favorite Local Visual Artist”.
  • Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL, kilnformed glass exhibit with Richard Parrish, September 6-November 3rd, 2013.
  • Heyde Center for the Arts, Chippewa Falls, WI. Multi-artist show, “A Gathering”. September 6th-29th, 2013.
  • Temple Arts Festival, Nashville TN. April 20-21st.
  • Volume One’s Best of the Chippewa Valley, votes Clearwater Glass Studio 3rd place as “Favorite Local Visual Artist”, 2012.
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2012 “Distance” juried into to the annual charity auction.
  • Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Balancing Act: The Glass Sculpture of Steve Klein, September 29, 2012 through January 6, 2013. I will have one piece in this show (“Harmony”) as a student of Steve Klein.
  • Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, “Not Just For The Office”, April-May-June 2012, multiple artists.
  • Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass, Featured Artist Series 2012, showcasing new work by Margery Pearl Gurnett, Jeff Thompson, Steve Immerman, Jeremy Popelka, and Kay Thomas. June 9th – July 7th.
  • Bay Area Gallery: ACT 2 The Glass Track: A group show of kilnformed glass created during residencies by artists in the second stage of their careers. 2012. Bullseye Glass Resource Center Bay Area, Emeryville, California
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2011 “Germination” juried into to the annual charity auction.
  • L.E Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, Wisconsin. December 4, 2011-January 10, 2012 “Kiln Formed Glass and Tales of Weathered Wood”, two per son show with the digital photography of Sandra Cress.
  • Gallery Cygnus, La Conner, WA, July-August 2011, and November -December 2011:
  • Artswest 32: 2011, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, WI.  “The Blues” was juried in to this art exhibition.Opening Reception: Saturday, March 12, 2011.
  • Museum of Northwest Art: Act 2: The Next Track: A group show of kilnformed glass created during two summer residencies at Pilchuck Glass School by artists in the second stage of their careers.
  • Pilchuck Auction: “Exposure 24″ juried into to the annual charity auction. 2010.
  • Eau Claire Regional Arts Council:  2010 Jubilee, Featured Artist, Eau Claire, WI.
  • Katie Gingrass Gallery: 2010 “Multiple Facets”, three person show, April 2010, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Wisconsin ArtsWest 31: 2010 “Exposure 23″ received honorable mention in this juried exhibition.
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2009 “Exposure 18″ juried into to the annual charity auction.
  • SOFA Chicago: 2008. Work on display by Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum: November 2008-January 2009. Governor’s Awards: In support of the Arts – A 25 year Retrospective
  • e-merge 2008: “Aerial” was chosen as a finalist in this international kilnforming competition.Polaris Emerge, 2004
  • Wisconsin ArtsWest 29: 2008 “Azure Lamella” was selected as a finalist in this juried exhibition.
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2007 “Arctic” selected for this charity auction.
  • Wisconsin’s Executive Residence: “Poppy” placed in the permanent collection of the Wisconsin Governor’s Mansion, June 2007.
  • Pilchuck Auction: 2006 “Crimson Axxcept” sold in live auction to benefit Pilchuck Glass School.
  • Grava Gallery: 2006 Multiple artist show, Milwaukee, WI, 2006.
  • Hidden River Art Festival: 2006  Received Honorable Mention. Featured artist at opening night member’s reception.
  • “Visiting Abstraction” Group Art Show, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, WI,  2006.
  • Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts: “Expressions in Glass” Commissioned artist to make the 2nd annual Eddy Award, Brookfield, WI. 2006.
  • The Chase/Freedman Gallery at the Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center , West Hartford, multiple artist show,  2006.
  • “Sculptural Glass” at the Ironwood Gallery, Ridgefield, CT,. 2005.
  • “The Governor’s Awards in Support of the Arts”: nominated as Commissioned Artist for the 2005 Wisconsin “Governor’s Award in Support of the Arts”.
  • “Expressions in Glass”: 2005 Five artist glass exhibit in the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, 2005.
  • Eau Claire Regional Arts Center Gallery Show: 2005 Two person gallery Show at the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center Gallery.
  • Pilchuck Auction 2004: 2004 “Rainforest” accepted into Pilchuck Auction.
  • e-merge: WG@BE3: 2004 “Polaris” was one a finalist in this international, juried, kilnformed glass, competition sponsored by Bullseye Glass in Portland, OR.
  • Wisconsin ArtsWest 25: 2004 This is the 25th year of the Wisconsin Arts West exhibition. “Bamboo Forest” was selected as a finalist in this juried exhibition.
  • Legacy at BECon: 2003 “The Twinkie Plate” was on display at the Bullseye Connection Gallery. I was invited to be part of this exhibition as the “student” with Avery Anderson, as my long time teacher and mentor.
  • Wisconsin ArtsWest 24: 2003 My pieces “Garden” and “Cobalt Triangle Bowl” were both accepted into the juried competition of the Wisconsin ArtsWest 24 show.
  • WarmGlass at Bullseye II (WG@BE2): 2002 “China Black” finalist in juried warmglass competition.  Displayed at the Bullseye Connection Resource Center, Portland, Oregon October 3rd- December 9th, 2002. Then, displayed at Seymour Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC. December 11th – January 6th, 2002.
  • Dunn County Artists Tour: 2002 Works displayed in Bob Giede Design Studio, Menomonie, Wisconsin. June 2002.
  • The Glassworks, Eau Claire, Wisconsin: 1996 First prize in the hot glass category for fused and slumped 9″ irid bowl with stringers, 1996.