HISTORY

EDUCATION
2015 Cast Glass Forms, Foundry apprenticeship with master mold-maker Hugh MacKay, Spencer IA
1983 Rietveld Academie, Post Graduate Studies, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Glass)
1982 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
1981 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (Glass & Metal)

EXHIBITIONS
2017 Arts North- American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, MN
2017 MN States Arts Board – Artist Initiative Exhibition, St. Paul, MN
2017 FOCI MN Center for Glass Arts, Artist Talk and Exhibition, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Arts In Harmony International Show, Blaine, MN
2016 Artist Talk, “A Career In Glass: Pivotal Moments & Inspiration”, Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN
2015 Visual Arts Minnesota – 15th Annual Essential Art Exhibition & Celebration, Paramount Theater, St. Cloud, MN
2014 Midwest Contemporary Glass Art Group, Annual Exhibition, Karen Echt Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Faculty Exhibition, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN
2012 Art of the Garden, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN
2011 Judith Ryan Williams Nature & Wildlife Exhibit, STAAA, St. Augustine, FL
2011 Inaugural Naples International Juried Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, Longstreth Goldberg Gallery, Naples, FL
2006 Good Things, Small Packages, San Francisco Center for Glass Arts, San Francisco, CA
1981 Glass Art Society Member Exhibition, New York, NY

AWARDS
2017 Arts In Harmony – First Place Glass
2016 Minnesota State Arts Board – Artist Initiative
2016 Central Minnesota Arts Board – Career Development Grant
2015 Central Minnesota Arts Board Individual/Emerging Artist Award
2014 Midwest Contemporary Glass Art Group – Emerging Artist Award
2011 Judith Ryan Williams Nature & Wildlife Exhibit, STAAA Honorable Mention, St. Augustine, FL
1991 Steuben Design Competition Award, Glass Art Society, Corning Museum Collection, Corning, NY
“Geode” created by Steuben Glass and Donna Rice in the Corning Museum Collection
1987 Absolut Frabel, Absolut Vodka National Ad Campaign, Design and Production
1981 Glass Art Society Member Exhibition, Best of Show, New York, NY. Published in the 1982 G.A.S. Journal.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017 Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, “Sculpting with Crystal”
2016 FOCI MN Center for Glass Arts, Minneapolis, MN “Casting with Crystal”
2016 Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, “Cast Crystal Balance Stones”
2015 Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN, “Cast Glass Sculpture and Pate de Verre”
2014-Present Private Glass Casting Instruction, DJR Glass Studio, Delano, MN
2012-14 Minnetonka Center For The Arts, Wayzata, MN