EDUCATION

1995

Master of Arts in Art Education, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

1990

Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA.

 
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Untitled, Museo, Langley, WA

2008

Untitled, Museo, Langley, WA

2006

Untitled, Museo, Langley, WA

2005-06

Growth, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2004

In The Shade of Green, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

2002

Landscape, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001

Reverie, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

New Sculpture, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1999

Playgrounds, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

 
 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012

 

2009

Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft in Louisville, Kentucky

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA

2008

Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA

World Glass Exhibition, Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

2007

SOFA Chicago, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

Behind Glass: Creativity and Collaboration, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL

2005

Rhythms: Six Women Sculptors in Glass, Art6 Gallery, Richmond, VA

RISD Alumni Show, Trudy Labell Fine Art, Naples, FL

Spring Flirtations II, Tapestry Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

8th Annual Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA

2003

San Francisco Art Fair, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Small Works, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002

San Francisco Art Fair, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Small Works, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Show, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

2001

SOFA Chicago, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Introductions South, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

5th Anniversary Celebration, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

2000-01

Living in the Moment: The Celebration of Jewish Time, Skirball Museum, NY and Cincinnati

Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, NY

Pilchuck Emerging Artists, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2000

North American Glass 2000, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

Selected Works, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

7th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery

1999

Realism Meets Abstraction, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Pilchuck Artists, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998-99

The Havdalah Spice Container: Philip & Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize, Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL

Emerging Glass Artists, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

1998

Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA

A Gathering of Glass, Sable V Fine Art Gallery, Wimberley, TX

Pilchuck Emerging Artists, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle, WA

1994

Graduate Show, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

1990

University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara

 
 

AWARDS

2011

Carol Duke Award of Excellence, Bellevue Art Museum Fair, Bellevue, WA

2009

2006

Pilchuck Glass School Tuition Scholarship, Stanwood, WA

Pilchuck Glass School Tuition Scholarship, Stanwood, WA

2005-06

Glass Eye Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2000-01

Jon & Mary Shirley Glass Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2000

Artist Trust GAP Award (Grants for Artist Projects), Seattle, WA

Outstanding Emerging Glass Artist of 2000, Hilbert Sosin Fund of the Florida Glass Art Alliance

Third Prize, North American Glass 2000, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, CT

Niche Award Winner

Pilchuck Glass School Tuition Scholarship, Stanwood, WA

1999-2000

Pentheroudakis Scholarship in Printmaking, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Charles Anders Memorial Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

1999

Niche Award Finalist

1995

Pilchuck Glass School Tuition Scholarship, Stanwood, WA

1993

Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Assistantship, Providence, RI

 
 

RESIDENCIES

2009

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2002-03

PONCHO Artist-in-Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2001

Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN

1997

Emerging Artist-in-Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

 
 

PUBLICATIONS

 

The Arts Center. (2008). Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque. St. Petersburg, FL.


The Arts Center. (2007). Behind Glass: Creativity and Collaboration. St. Petersburg, FL.


Goodman, L. (February, 2005). Top Ten Picks. Art Forum.


Bullis, Douglas. (2003). 100 Artists of the West Coast. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.


Tacoma Art Museum. (2000). Clearly Brilliant, A Decade of Pilchuck Glass School's Emerging Artists in Residence. Tacoma, Washington.


Birke, J. (June 25, 2000). Elusive glass is revealed, exquisitely. New Haven Register, Arts section, p.B1


The University of Hawaii Art Gallery. (2000). The 7th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition. Honolulu, Hawaii.


Kangas, M. (1999). Lisa Zerkowitz at Bryan Ohno Gallery Seattle. Glass, 75, 53.


Spertus Museum/Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies. (1998). The Philip and Sylvia Spertus Judaica Prize, The Havdalah Spice Container. Chicago: Spertus Press.


Kangas, M. (August 27, 1998). Facets in Glass. Seattle Times, Visual Arts section, p.24.


Hackett, R. (July 3, 1998). Northwest Annual at BAM is a nice surprise. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, What’s Happening section, p. 20.


The Corning Museum of Glass (1998). New Glass Review 19. Neues Glas, p. 70-99.

 
 

VISITING ARTIST ENGAGEMENTS

2012

2011

 

 

California State University Fullerton visiting artist, Fullerton, CA

Rochester Institute of Technology visiting artist, Rochester, NY

The University of Nebraska Kearney visiting artist, Kearney, NB

Australian National University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Canberra, Australia

2010

2009

2008

California College of the Arts visiting artist, Oakland, CA

Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada

Korea National University of the Arts, Seoul, Korea

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

2007

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

2006

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2005

Emporia State University, Emporia, KS

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2001

Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN

 
 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2012

 

 

 

 

2011

 

 

2010

 

 

 

Instructor: GlassRoots, Newark NJ

Instructor: East Falls Glassworks, Philadelphia, PA

Instructor: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Instructor: The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Instructor: Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Instructor: JamFactory, Adelaide, Australia

Instructor: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Instructor: The Studio of The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Instructor: Aya Glass Studio, Kawasaki, Japan

Instructor: Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA

Instructor: Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Instructor: Penland School of Crafts, Asheville, NC

2009

Instructor: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2008

Teaching Assistant: Toyama Glass Art Institute, Toyama, Japan

Teaching Assistant: Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea

Teaching Assistant: Third Degree Glass, St. Louis, MO

Teaching Assistant: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2007

Instructor: Pittsburgh Glass School, Pittsburgh, PA

Instructor: Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA

Teaching Assistant: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Haystack, ME

2006

Teaching Assistant: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2005

Teaching Assistant: Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

2004

Instructor: Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Teaching Assistant: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

Teaching Assistant: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Teaching Assistant: Glass Furnace, Istanbul, Turkey

2002

Teaching Assistant: California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

Teaching Assistant: Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

2001

Teaching Assistant: Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

Teaching Assistant: Firehouse No. 12, Vancouver, WA

Teaching Assistant: Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

1998-2000

Teaching Assistant: Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

1997

Instructor: Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Instructor: Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

1996

Teaching Assistant: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

1993-96

Instructor: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1995

Instructor: Attleboro Art Museum, Attleboro, MA

Instructor: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1994

Teaching Assistant: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI