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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (*Solo shows)

2013

In Cold Blood
Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA

 

The Summit Faculty Exhibition: 32nd International Calligraphy Conference
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

 

Alchemy II: 14th International Enamelist Society Conference
The Carnegie, Covington, KY

2011-12

Alchemy: 13th Juried International Exhibition
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg; Knoxville Art Museum, Knoxville;
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

 

The Letter, the Word, the Book
New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM

2011

Great Sand Dunes
Visitors' Center, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO

2010

Drawing On Nature
New Mexico Museum of Natural History, Albuquerque, NM

 

Creative Capitol
Denver International Airport And Colorado State Capitol, Denver, CO

2007

Grand Canyon Artists-in-Residence
Kolb Studio, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

2002

Word, Text, and Story
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo, CO

2000

Artesia: an invitational show of 50 of the region’s most influential artists
Business of Art Center, Manitou Springs, CO

1998

Something New: 3 contemporary regional artists
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

1997 Crafts National 31, 1997
Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA
Beyond the Surface
International Marblers’ Conference, Istanbul, Turkey

1995

Great Expectations: 5th Enamelist Society Juried Exhibition
D’Art Gallery, Norfolk, VA, and Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1994

*Landscapes of the Heart
The Downtown Studio Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO

1992

*The Matter of Spirit
Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

1991

Rhino Rock Wildlife
Bonham's, London, England

1988-2012

Group exhibitions in 10 galleries & museums
Pikes Peak Region, CO

1985

Sixty Alphabets (traveling exhibition)
Exeter, England;  Reykjavik, Iceland; New York City, Chicago, Denver, USA

1983

Chicago Calligraphy 83
Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

1982

Lettering in Enamel
Central School of Art and Design, London, England

SELECTED COMMISSIONS

Colorado Council on the Arts/Art in Public Places program

2003

Enameled copper and steel murals
Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO

2001

Enameled murals, pierced- steel fences
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

1998

Enameled mural and courtyard design
Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO
In collaboration with Gernot Heinrichsdorff, landscape architect

Selected other commissions

2009

Enameled copper entrance sign
Benet Hill Monastery, Colorado Springs, CO

2003

Enameled copper donors' mural
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO

1998

Enameled copper donors’ mural
Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO
Concrete animal-sculpture bench
Starsmore Discovery Center, Colorado Springs, CO

1995-1996

Enameled copper signs; concrete animal-sculpture benches
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO

1995

Enameled steel interpretive signs
Great Sand Dunes National Monument, CO
In collaboration with The Porcelain Company, Seattle, WA

1992

Enameled copper and steel murals
Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

1983

Tabernacle panel and cross in enameled copper and carved oak
De La Salle Novitiate, Dublin, Ireland

1982

Enameled steel illustrated herb garden signs
Michelham Priory, East Sussex, England

RESIDENCIES

2011

Artist-in-Residence
Petrified Forest National Park, AZ

2007

Artist-in-Residence
Rocky Mountain Land Library, Salida, CO

2006

Artist-in-Residence (click here for details)
North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

1992

Artist-in-Residence
Fairmont State University, Fairmont WV

EDUCATION

1980

M. Phil.
Central School of Art & Design, London, England

1973

B. A.
Reed College, Portland, OR

Advanced Studies:

 

Enameling
Patrick Furse, Central School of Art & Design

 

Calligraphy/Letterforms
Berthold Wolpe, City & Guilds of London School of Art
Lloyd J. Reynolds, Portland Art Museum School

 

Palaeography
Dr. T. Julian Brown, University of London

TEACHING

2013

Lettering In Enameling
The Summit International Caligraphy Conference, Colorado Springs, CO

Since 2007

Adjunct Faculty
Visual Dynamics, Colorado State University-Pueblo, Pueblo, CO

1992-2012

Adjunct Faculty
Arts/Humanities, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado Springs, CO

2009

Mentor
"Form And Pattern In Nature", Prescott College Distance Learning B. A. Program

2006-2007

Adjunct Faculty
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO

1986-1990

Art Teacher
The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs, CO

1983-1985

Instructor
Bemis Art School, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

1980-1983

Visiting Lecturer
Central School of Art & Design, London, England

Since 1983

Workshop presentations in design, enameling, & calligraphy
Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2012

"Galway's Public Lettering"
Research project and essay, "Living Irish Letterforms"
Supported by a grant from the Irish Heritage Council in collaboration with Brigitte Schuster

2001-2002

Artist member, Design Team
West Meadow Drive Streetscape Project, Vail, CO

Since 2001

Co-founder and Board Member, 
A New Deal for the New Deal Association
New Deal mural conservation project supported in part by grants from
El Pomar Foundation and Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado

1999-2004

Member, Steering Committee
America the Beautiful Millennium Legacy Trail Art Bench Project: Project supported in part by grants from
The National Endowment for the Arts and The Colorado Council on the Arts

1999

Participant, Enamelist Society Delegation to People’s Republic of China
Participation supported in part by a grant from The Colorado Council on the Arts

1998-2001

Art Commission of the Pikes Peak Region
Chair, 1999—2001

1980

Curator, “From Penstroke to Print”
Irish lettering exhibition, in conjunction with A Sense of Ireland, City-wide festival, London, England
Sponsored by the Irish American Cultural Institute

SELECTED LECTURES / PUBLIC SPEAKING

2013

“Calligraphy And Illustrations For Mountain Mother Goose"
Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, WV

2011

Calligraphic Trails
Illuminating the Word lecture series, New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM

2008-2010

“Artist's Letters From The Great Depression”
Colorado College, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, and 8 other venues, Colorado

2007

"Triangulations"
Rocky Mountain Land Library, Salida, CO

 

“The Manitou Post Office Mural”
Denver Westerners, Colorado Springs, CO

2005

“Bringing 'Em Back From The Dead”
Southwest Art History Conference, Taos, NM

2002

“Text and Image”
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, Pueblo, CO

2000

“A Sense of Place: The Voice of the Land in Southwest Art”
Southwest Community Colleges Humanities Association, Santa Fe, NM

1999

“Public Art at Pikes Peak”
Southwest Art History Conference, Taos, NM

1994

“Celtic Art"
SW Community Colleges Humanities Association, Colorado Springs, CO

1992

“The Matter of Spirit”
Fairmont State College/City of Fairmont, WV

1988

“Illustration & Storytelling”
National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, MO

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2013

Illustrator, Mountain Mother Goose: Child Lore Of West Virginia, ed. Judy P. Byers
Fairmont State University Press, Fairmont, WV

2010

“Worlds Within The Waters"
Camas, Winter 2010-2011

 

“Troglodytes"
Whole Terrain

2005

“American Beauty”
Orion,  March-April

2001

“Chaos, Creation, Collaboration and Cactus”
Writing Nature

1999-2000

“Making Something Light Up”
Orion Afield, Winter

1999-2000

“You Are Here”
Monthly art / heritage column, The Colorado Springs Independent

1998

“The View from Above”
The Colorado Springs Independent, November

 

“Infinite Nature: Architectural Enameling with Landscape Architecture”
Glass on Metal, April

1991

“The Battle to Save the Burren”
Irish America, September

1981

“Celtic Calligraphy” (co-author, Liam Miller)
The Celtic Consciousness, ed. R. O’Driscoll, Dublin

PUBLISHED REFERENCES

2013

The Briem Report, ed. G SE Briem
Operina LLC, Emeryville, CA

2012

The Murals Of Colorado
Mary Motian-Meadows and Georgia Garnsey, Johnson Books, Boulder, CO

2009

500 Enameled Objects
Lark Books, New York/London

1986

Sixty Alphabets, GSE Briem
Thames & Hudson, London

1985

A Practical Guide to Lettering, Rosemary Sassoon
Thames & Hudson, London

1984

The Irish Hand, Tim O’Neill
Dolmen Press,  Dublin

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