Selected Exhibitions

2016

LifeForms 2016, Pittsburg Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA.

Into the Deep, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.

The Nature of Glass, Chesterwood, Stockton MA.

Fictitious Fibers, Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe NM.

Habatat Galleries 44rd International Glass Invitational Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI.

 

2015

Matter of Material, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Parallel Frequencies Seattle, Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Parallel Frequencies, Cohen Gallery , Alfred, NY

Molten Magic, Saugatuck Center For The Arts, Saugatuck, MI.

Habatat Galleries 43rd International Glass Invitational Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI.

 

2014

Tidal, Chihuly Collections, St Petersburg, FL

Accreted Terrane, Northwest Museum of Art, LaConner, WA

Game changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Lifeforms, National Liberty Museum, Philidelphia, PA

Lake Effect, Saugatuck Center For The Arts, Saugatuck, MI

 

2013

The Cutting Edge, Racine Art Museum, WI

Fluid Reformations, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

Reopening of:  Hall Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

Group Show, Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle ME

Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI

 

2012

Surrealism in 2012, Goggleworks, Reading, PA.

Strong Presence, Hodgell Gallery, Sarasota, FL.

Garden Show, Museo, Langley, WA.

50 Years of Studio Glass, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY.

15th Annual Whidbey Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA.

Fifty by Fifty, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI.

 

2011

Contempory Glass, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA.

Pysis, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Glass Quake, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

ABeCeDarian, Facere Art Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Hot, War, and Cold, Pratt Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Glass Weekend, with Stewart Fine Art, from Boca Raton, FL at Wheaton Village, NJ.

 

2010

LOOT GALA BENIFIT, Museum of Art and Design, NY,NY

13th Annual Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA.

Women in Glass, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN.

Group Show, Museo, Langley, WA.

SOFA NY, NY

 

2009

12th Annual Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA.

BIGG:  Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass Exhibition, OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH.

Floral Essence; Expressionsin Glass, Chappell Gallery, NY, NY.

As Below, So Above, NorthWest Museum of Art, LaConner, WA.

Beautifully Crafted, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK.

Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA.

Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Western Gallery at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

SOFA, NY, NY, Glass Weekend at Wheaton Village

 

2008

Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Phidelphia, PA.

Beautifully Crafted, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK.

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

Corallum, Chappell Gallery, NYC, NY.

A Clear Mind: Glass Invitational, Figge Art Museum, IL.

SOFA, NY, NY and Chicago, IL.

 

2007

Shattering Glass, New Perspectives, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.

Murrini Mystique, Pismo Fine Art Glass, Denver, CO.

Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, 1950-2006, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.

Submerge, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.PB3, West Palm Beach, FL.

Pilchuck Glass Exhibition, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.SOFA, NY.

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

Glass Lover's Weekend, Milleville, NJ.

SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

 

2006

Arbor, Chappell Gallery, NYC, NY.

Group Show, Museo, Langley, WA.

Making Sense, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY.

Brillant: Celebrating Pilchuck Glass, Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, WA.

SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

 

2005

Undulation, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA.

Plumage, Chappell Gallery, NYC, NY.

Ebb and Flow, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

Brillant: Celebrating Pilchuck  Glass, Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, WA.

 

2004

Italian Influence in Contemporary Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

Warp and Weft, William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA.

Vetri. Nel mondo. Oggi, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arte, Venice, Italy.

Material Vision: Post Historical Glass, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT.

SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

 

2003

20/20 Vision, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.

The Glass Surface, Chappell Gallery, Boston, MA.

The Eye of the Peacock, Chappell Gallery, NYC, NY.

SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

 

2002

Peacock Vessels, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA.

Under 40, Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti, Murano, Italy.

 

2001

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

Visionary Women, Bausch & Laumb, Rochester, NY.

Distractions, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY.

 

2000

Solo Show, NorthWest Museum of Art, La Conner, WA.

Textiles, Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

 

1999

Shelter, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Influences In Contemporary Glass, Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, WA.

Glass America 1999, Heller Gallery, NY, NY.

Vessels: A National Glass Invitational Exhibition, Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa,TX.

 

1998

1998 Venezia Aperto, Venice, Italy.

Glass Art:  The New Wave,  Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge, WA.

1998 Pacific Northwest Annual Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.

RISD Works, Elliott Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Skins and Shelters, solo show, William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

RISD Alumni Invitational, Elliot Brown Gallery, Seattle, WA.

 

1997

20th Annual Pilchuck Exhibition, The William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA.

The Ripple Effect in Glass, The Gallery of American Craft at Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ.

Transformation, The Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA.

Young Glass 1997, Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

 

1996

The Art of Glass, Paxton Gallery, University of Montana, MT.

Artist In Residence Exhibition, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.

 

1995

Triple Vision, Bubba Mavis Gallery, Seattle, WA.

Pilchuck Emerging Artists in Residence Exhibition, Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA. Pratt Instructor’s Exhibit, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA.

Pilchuck 25th Anniversary, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA.

Emergents:  A Survey of Contemporary Glass, Hall Barnett Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

 

1994

Mirrors - Jazzfest, Gallery IO, New Orleans, LA.

Hot New Tricks, New Orleans School of Glass Works, New Orleans, LA.

Food For Thought, Gallery IO, New Orleans, LA.

 

1993

Recent Paintings and Sculpture, Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI.

Invitational Group Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.

Grand Opening, Tierra Gallery, Block Island, RI.

 

1992

Toyama International Craft Festival Exhibition, Toyama, Japan.

4 in Glass, Eilene Kremen Gallery, Fullerton, CA.

 

1991

Glass Bi-Annual, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.

 

1989

EXPOSED, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL.

Awards

2016

Artist in Residence, Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA.

 

2014

Hauberg Residency, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

 

2013

Guest Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

 

2012

Guest Artist, University Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

 

2011

Visiting Artist, Toledo Museum of Art, the Glass Pavilion, Toledo, OH.

 

2009

Artist in Residence, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.

 

2008

Demonstrating Artist, Toledo Museum of Art, the Glass Pavilion, Toledo, OH.

Artist in Residence, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA, collaboration with Scott Darlington.

The Corning Museum of Glass, the Studio Residency, Corning, NY.

The Creative Glass Center of America, Fellowship, Millville, NJ.

 

2007

Merit Award, Transformation 6, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

2006

Pilchuck Professional Artist-in-Residence program, Stanwood, WA.

 

2005

Pilchuck Professional Artist-in-Residence program, Stanwood, WA.

 

2004

Artist in Residence, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.

Dale and Doug Anderson Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

 

2001-02

Fulbright Scholarship for study of sculpture in Venice, Italy.

 

2001

First Prize, Glass Art Society Student Award at Corning, NY.

 

1998

Anne Gould Hauberg Award, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge, WA.

 

1997

Jon and Mary Shirley Scholarship in Glass, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle WA.

The PONCHO Scholarship (full), Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

The Creative Glass Center of America, Fellowship, Millville, NJ.

 

1996

Doug and Dale Anderson Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

 

1995

Artist in Residence, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

 

1994

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

Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

 

1993

Honorable Mention, Glass Art Society, Student Exhibition, Toledo, OH.

 

1992

Scholarship, Toyama International Craft Festival, Toyama, Japan.

 

1991

Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

 

1989

Purchase Award, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL.

 

1986-1988

Albin Polasek Foundation, Scholarship, Winter Park, FL.

Public Collections

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.

Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA.

New Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, CA.

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA.

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.

Shanghai Museum of Glass, Shanghai, China.

Toyama Institute of Glass Museum, Toyama, Japan.

Publications

2016

Fictitious Fiber Curated by Jane Sauer, Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe NM.

How Seattle Artists Are Responding to the endless Nightmare that is this Election Season, Jen Graves,The Stranger Oct 26, 2016, Seattle WA.

MOG’s ‘Into the Deep’ takes visitors on a submarine fantasy ride, Dave R Davison, the Tacoma Weekly, 13 October 2016, Tacoma WA.

 

2015

Glass Quarterly, #140 Reflection: Collaborative Practice in Glass, Mary Drach McIness, NY.

 

2014

Tampa Bay Times, Chihuhly Collections Adds New Diverse Glass Selections, by Lennie Bennett, St Petersburgh FL.

 

2011

Catalog for Soft Sculpture coinciding with opening for Physis, William Traver Gallery, 2011.

New Glass Review, #32, Published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2010.

 

2010

Masters:  Blown Glass (Lark Books), Susan Rossi-Wilcox, curator, Lark Books, Ashville, NC, 2010.

New Glass Review, #31, Published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2010.

 

2009

New Glass Review, #30, published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2009.

Review of As Below so Above, Victoria Josslin, Urban Glass Quarterly, Summer 2009 issue 115.

 

2008

Journal Portland Oregon, the Glass Art Society pgs 69-71 + 90. Seattle, WA, 2008.

New Glass Review, #29, published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2008.

The Chuhuly Effect, St Petersburg Times, sc L, St Petersburg, FL, November 30th, 2008.

Catalog "Kait Rhoads" co-published by the artist and Chappell Gallery, NY

Interview with Tina Oldknow, Amy Rueffert and myself.

 

2007

Shattering Glass, New Perspectives, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, 2007.

Transformation 6, published by the Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg, PA, 2007.

New Glass Review, #28, published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2007.

 

2006

25 Years of New Glass Review, by Tina Oldknow, published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 2006.

500 Glass Objects, Lark Books, 2006.

Corning New Glass Review  #27, 2006.

 

2005

Catalog, “Kait Rhoads”, co-published by the artist and Chappell Gallery, NY, foreword by Tina Oldknow, essay by Alice Chappell, 2005.

Corning Glass Review, Curators Choice, 2005.

 

2004

Art & Antiques, Glass Acts, by Nancy A. Ruhling, pg. 42-49. May, 2004.

Material Vision, Catalog, Ironical Glass, by Donald Kuspit, 2004.

 

2003

20/20 Vision, show catalog, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ, 2003.

 

2002

Corning Glass Review #23, 2002.

Gazette, Quando l’arte moderna sposa il vetro, 4/5/02, Venezia, pg XXII.

Brochure for Under 40, Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti, Murano, Venice.

 

2001

Visionary Women, catalog for show at Bausch & Laumb, Rochester, NY. 

The Glass Art Society 2001 Journal, Student Awards, pg. 27.

 

2000

Glass Magazine #80, A New Paradigm, Matthew Kangas, pg. 24-29.

 

1999

Corning Glass Review #21, Some Reflections on the Competition, Melissa G. Post, 

pg. 104-111.

Nouvel Object IV, pg. 196-199.

 

1998

International New Glass 1998, Venezia Aperto, pg. 113.

American Craft Magazine, Portfolio section, pg. 78, Aug/Sept.

Vetro, A Murano Legacy by Tina Oldknow, pg. 12 - 21, July 1998.

 

1997

Young Glass 1997, Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

Seattle Times, review of 20th Annual Pilchuck Invitational, Dec. 11, 1997.

Teaching

2015

Instructor, Public Glass, San Francisco, CA.    

2014

Instructor, Ox Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

 

2013

Visiting Artist, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

 

2012

The Zen of Bowls and Cane, June 25-29th Ox Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

 

2011

Fall Semester, Art 130 and Art 400, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

Beyond the Reticellodome,  August, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Island, ME.

Pratt fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA. May.

 

2010

Fabulous Bowls November Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

Marvelous Murrine September Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

The Zen of Bowls and Cane, June 20-26th Ox Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

 

2009

Instructor, Ox Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI.

 

1995-2010

Faculty, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

 

2008

Murrine Alive!  Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Visiting Artist, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

 

2006

Instructor, Beyond Archetypes of Pattern, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.

Instructor, Painting with Italian Patterning Techniques, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

2005

Instructor, Advanced glass, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

Lecturer, Latest Works, The Art Center, St. Petersburg, FL.

 

2004

Instructor, History and Practice, Abate Zanetti, Murano, Italy.

Guest Artist, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS.

 

2003

Instructor, Fall Concentration, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

 

2001

Instructor, Advanced Blowing Class, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

 

2000

Instructor, Junior Glass Blown Sculpture, Alfred University, Alfred NY.

 

1999

Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME.

 

1998

Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

Instructor, Beginning Glassblowing, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY.

Instructor, Hot Glass and Paint, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

 

1997

Faculty, workshop at Toyama Institute of Glass, Toyama, Japan.

 

1995-2005

Faculty, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

 

1996

Teaching Assistant for Lino Tagliapietra, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA.

Education

1999-01

MFA in Glass, Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY.

 

1989-93

BFA in Glass, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

 

1985-89

Atrium Baccalaureate in Creative Arts, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.

Press

 

Meet the Artist, Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA, 2016.

The Creative Process 2015 Habatat Galleries Annual Award Exhibition International Glass Invitational, Royal Oak MI.

Press for Nature of Glass, Stockbridge MA, 2016.

Press for Parallel Frequencies, Alfred NY, 2015.

Chihuly Collection adds new, diverse glass selections, Tidal, Tampa Bay Times, October 8, 2014.

Video of Panel Discusion at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park from Shattered, 2013.

Proceed to 19:32 minutes into the talk to hear me speak about Cascade.

Video of Hollow Murrine Process