VITAE

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECTS

2013                      Visiting Artist, Yellow Springs National Bronze Sculpture Symposium

                              Yellow Springs, OH

2008-15                 Visiting Artist, Arctic Fire Bronze Symposium, Palmer, Wasilla, and Kenai, Alaska

1999-2015             Director, Mesalands Community College Annual Iron Pour Workshop, Tucumcari, NM

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016                     Susan Byrnes, Letter From The Mother Road, AEQAI, April 2016 Edition

                              http://aeqai.com/main/2016/04/letter-from-the-mother-road/

2008                      L.F. Thornton, Introducing: Sculptress D’jean Jawrunner, New Mexico Magazine, October 2008 Edition

2002                      Kay Whitney, Sculpture Magazine, April 2002 Vol. 21 No. 3
 

COMMISSIONS

2017                      “High Plains Drifters”, Whitfield Wildlife Conservation Area, Art In Public Places 2016-

                               2017 Purchase Initiative, Santa Fe, NM

2015                       “High Plains Drifters”, Museum of International Folk, Art In Public Places 2015-2016

                               Purchase Initiative, Santa Fe, NM

2013                       “Chollas”, National Sculpture Trail, Yellow Springs, Ohio

2004                       Untitled, Tucumcari Police department, Tucumcari, NM.

2003                       Untitled, Natural History and Science Museum of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2002                       Untitled, Natural History and Science Museum of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

                               Untitled.  New Mexico Public Arts, Quay County Exhibition Center, Tucumcari, NM

                               “Here and Now”, New Mexico Public Arts, Clovis Community College, Clovis NM

                               “Walk Away Blues”, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

1992                       “Porpoise Trinity”, Gate House, Ashby Magna, England

 

SELECTED INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2003-04                 Japan Shippo  Juried Exhibition, Syosenky Rope-way Shippo Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2002                       Fourth International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art Fire to FORM-

                               CAST IRON 2002, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

2001                       Dalsouple Design Competition, Keenthorne Garge, Sumerset, England

1997                       French Fantasy, La Napoule Art Foundation, La Napoule, France

                               2 Men and 2 Women, Guildia Masterova Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

1995                       International Iron Sculpture, Kastellaannimaja, Gallerii, Tallinn, Estonia

 

SELECTED NATIONAL AND REGIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2018                       Solid Gone, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes Barre, PA

                              “Fe!” Collective Experiences in Iron, Cloyde Snook Gallery, Adams State University, Alamosa, CO

                               Regional Faculty Show, Eula Mae Edwards Gallery, Clovis Community College, Clovis NM

2017                       HOT IRON, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM

2012                       IRON TRIBE “12”, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2010                       AMoA ALLIANCE RECYCLE ART FESTIVAL, Amarillo Museum of Amarillo, Amarillo, TX

                               The Object Gallery, Solo       Show, Amarillo, TX

2008                       Flower Power: A Subversive Botanical. Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

                               Taking a Pulse, 516Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

                               Occupying Forces, Adams State College Art Gallery, Alamosa, CO

2007                       Solo Show. New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

                               NM Committee of National Museum of Women in the Arts Original 2007, Taos NM

2005                       Explorations in Bronze: Degas and New Mexico Sculptors, Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM      

                               “Fe” 2005, Grove Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2004                       West by Southwest Invitational, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM

2003                       Keen Foundry Invitational Symposium 2003, Houston, TX          

                               REFINED: Small Forms in Precious Metals, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2002-3                    Ruidoso Annual Invitation Art Exhibition, Ruidoso, NM

2001                       Visionary Artist, Kinston Art Center, Kinston, NC

                          Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO

                               Project Sculpture 2001-1 College Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

1999                       Las Vegas Arts Council 9th Annual Faces of Woman, Las Vegas, NM

1998                       ECU National Exhibition of Outdoor Sculpture, Greenville, NC   

1996                       20th Annual Arts Festival, Ayden, NC, Sculpture Award 3rd place

1995                       ECU National Exhibition of Outdoor Sculpture, Greenville, NC

                                Rebel Competition, Greenville, NC, Sculpture Award 1st place and Drawing Award 2nd place,

                                Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1997-2018              Mesalands Community College, Tucumcari, New Mexico

                               Professor and Bronze Foundry Director

 

EDUCATION

                               Master of Fine Art in Sculpture, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

                               Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC

                               Associate Business, University of Cincinnati, OH