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Education

1980 :: BFA STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT NEW PALTZ, Printmaking

 

Honors and Awards

2008 :: JENTEL FOUNDATION ARTIST RESIDENCY, Banner, WY
2007 :: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, THE BALLINGLEN ARTS FOUNDATION, Ballycastle, Ireland
2005 :: FINALIST FOR RAPHAEL FOUNDER’S PRIZE, SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT Pittsburgh, PA
2005 :: CRAFT BOSTON, BEST OF SHOW, Boston, MA
2003 :: NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS, ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT IN CRAFTS
2002 :: JENTEL FOUNDATION ARTIST RESIDENCY, Banner, WY
1993 :: MACDOWELL COLONY ARTIST RESIDENCY, Peterborough, NH
1990 :: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, ART PARK, Lewiston, NY
1984 :: BOOK GRANT, NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL OF THE ARTS, Women Studio Workshop

 

Collections

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM, New York, NY
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Washington, DC
BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Brooklyn, NY
NEUBERGER MUSEUM, Purchase, NY
THE ARKANSAS ART CENTER, Little Rock, AK
PRINTED MATTER, New York, NY
O.K. HARRIS FINE ART GALLERY, New York, NY
CAROLYN CORRE GALLERY, Paris, France
BERNICE STEINBAUM GALLERY, New York, NY
MARILYN WILSON GALLERY, Chicago, IL
WUSTUM MUSEUM OF FINE ART, Racine, WI
GALLERY OF ART & DESIGN AT NC STATE, Raleigh, NC
BALLINGLEN ARTS FOUNDATION, Ballycastle, Ireland

 

Solo Exhibitions

2011 :: CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY, Hudson, NY
2010 :: GARRISON ARTS CENTER, Garrison, NY
2008 :: THE BE GALLERY, High Falls, NY
2008 :: THE WORKS GALLERY, Philadelphia, PA
2007 :: NO SPACE GALLERY, Rosendale, NY
2006 :: THE SIGNATURE SHOP GALLERY, Atlanta, GA
2006 :: THE BE GALLERY, High Falls, NY
2005 :: THE WORKS GALLERY, Philadelphia, PA
2004 :: THE SIGNATURE SHOP GALLERY, Atlanta, GA
2003 :: THE WORKS GALLERY, Philadelphia, PA
2002 :: THE GALLERY AT R&F, Kingston, NY
2001 :: CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY, Hudson, NY
2001 :: LORRAINE KESSLER GALLERY, Poughkeepsie, NY
2001 :: CATSKILL MT. FOUNDATION GALLERY, Hunter, NY
2000 :: ART AWARENESS GALLERY, Lexington, NY
1997 :: MUROFF KOTLER GALLERY, Ulster County Community College, Stone Ridge, NY
1997 :: SOFA CHICAGO, AU KURANT, Chicago, IL
1995 :: UNISON GALLERY, New Paltz, NY
1994 :: MIA GALLERY, Seattle, WA

 

Publications

LE VAN, MARTHE, 500 NECKLACES, Lark Books
FACERE JEWELRY ART, SIGNS OF LIFE, CONTEMPORARY JEWELRY ART AND LITERATURE, 2006
LE VAN, MARTHE, FABULOUS JEWELRY FROM FOUND OBJECTS, Lark Books, 2005
HERMAN, LLOYD,TRASHFORMATIONS EAST, Fuller Craft Museum, 2005
LE VAN, MARTHE, 500 BROOCHES, Lark Books, 2005
TAYLOR, TERRY, ALTERED ART, Lark Books, 2004
SPENCER, DOROTHY, FOUND OBJECT ART, Schiffer Publishing, 2002
HANSSON, BOBBY,THE FINE ART OF THE TIN CAN, Lark Books, 1996
TIREY, BRENDA, WORKING IN OTHER DIMENSION, OBJECTS & DRAWING II, Arkansas Art Center, 1994
SPENCER, DOROTHY, RECYCLE, REUSE, RECREATE, United States Information Agency, 1994
CARTER, CURTIS, DOLLS IN CONTEMPORARY ART, A METAPHOR OF PERSONAL IDENTITY, Marquette University, Madison,WI, 1993

 

Selected Exhibitions

2011 :: BIRD BY BIRD, Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2010 :: AN ELEMENT OF SURPRISE: ARTIST WORKING WITH TIN – Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL; Helen Copeland, Gallery at Montana State University, Boseman, MT;  East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; College of the Albemarle, Manteo, NC
2010 :: TWO PERSON SHOW WITH TOM HILL – The Signature Shop & Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2010 :: CELEBRATING 70 -Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 :: JUJU MAGIC – Facere Jewelry Art, Seattle, WA
2009 :: FOUND OBJECT ART – Snyderman Works Gallery Philadelphia, PA
2009 :: SECOND NATURE – Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
2009 :: DELICATE BEAUTY – Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2009 :: STATE OF THE ART -Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2009 :: FROM MINIMAL TO BLING – Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
2008 :: 10X10, WINDOW INSTALLATION – Ellenville, NY
2008 :: REIMAGINING THE DISTAFF TOOLKIT – Traveling Exhibition in USA
2008 :: BROOCHES – DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2007 :: IMAGES FROM NORTH MAYO – Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
2007 :: OLD AND NEW -Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2007 :: KINGSTON SCULPTURE BIENNIAL – Kingston, NY
2007 :: PALATES AND PALETTES – Lyndsay McCandless Contemporary, Jackson,WY
2007 :: MARCH SHOW – Obsidian Gallery,Tucson,AZ
2006 :: THE OTHER – Mary Lou Zeek Gallery, Salem, OR
2006 :: ANXIOUS OBJECTS – Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
2006 :: SIGNS OF LIFE – Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 :: 100 BROOCHES – Velvet DaVinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005 :: ENCAUSTIC WORKS 2005 – Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
2004 :: NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART – Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 :: SMITHSONIAN CRAFT SHOW – The Building Museum, Washington, DC
2003 :: MONTAGE – Catskill Mountain Foundation, Hunter, NY
2003 :: THE FIGURE AS OBJECT – Southern Highland Craft Guild, Asheville, NC
2003 :: GO FIGURE -Obsidian Gallery,Tucson,AZ
2003 :: CHARMED LIVES: JEWELRY AS MEMENTO, Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 :: RECREATION/RECREATION – Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
2002 :: A MODERN BESTIARY – Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
2002 :: BEING HUMAN:THE FIGURE EXPRESSED -The Signature Shop & Gallery,Atlanta, GA
2001 :: THE OBJECT OF ART – Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
2000 :: FIGURES ALONE AND TOGETHER – Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2000 :: ATTITUDES AND ACTIONS, NORTH AMERICAN FIGURATIVE JEWELRY – Birmingham, England
2000 :: INSTALLATIONS AND SCULPTURE IN RECYCLED MATERIALS – Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
2000 :: WHO KNOWS WHERE OR WHEN: ARTISTS INTERPRET TIME AND SPACE – Wustum Museum, WI
2000 :: NOT POLITICS AS USUAL – Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000 :: RELIC MAKERS – Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000 :: SOFA NEW YORK AND SOFA CHICAGO – Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999 :: BEACONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY – Nancy Sachs Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1999 :: SOFA NEW YORK AND SOFA CHICAGO – Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1999 :: PRIMARILY METAL – Goldsberry Gallery, Huston,TX
1999 :: THE END IS NEAR; ARTIST LOOK AT THE TWENTIETH CENTURY – Wustum Museum, Racine, WI
1998 :: FINDERS KEEPERS -OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1998 :: SOFA CHICAGO – Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1997 :: METAL PAPER METAL PAPER – OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1997 :: HUNG OUT TO DRY – Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
1997 :: FOUND OBJECTS SHOW, IMAGES – Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY
1997 :: RECYCLED -Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1996 :: WALL HUNG SCULPTURES – Unison Gallery, New Paltz, NY
1996 :: TWENTIETH CENTURY HEROES – Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley CA
1994 :: RECYCLE, REUSE, RECREATE, USIA TRAVELING EXHIBITION – Africa, USA
1994 :: WORKING IN OTHER DIMENSIONS: OBJECTS AND DRAWINGS II – Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
1994 :: WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP XX YEARS – State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
1994 :: THE OBJECT REDUX, RE-USED, RE-NEWED, RE-INVENTED – Wustum Gallery, Racine, WI
1993 :: WORKING IN OTHER DIMENSIONS: DRAWINGS AND OBJECTS – Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
1993 :: DOLLS IN ART: A METAPHOR OF PERSONAL IDENTITY – Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
1992 :: FACES GROUP INVITATION EXHIBITION – Clark Gallery, New York, NY
1991 :: “SOLON DE MAY” – O.K. Harris, New York, NY
1990 :: RAW VISION – Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
1990 :: PICCOLA PITTURA – Owen-Patrick Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1990 :: BIRD IMAGERY – Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1990 :: SUMMER SHOW – Nancy Margolis, Portland, ME
1990 :: ICONIC IMAGE – Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA
1989 :: GROUP SHOW – Summerstown Gallery, Somers, NY
1989 :: GROUP SHOW – Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA
1989 :: SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION – New York University, New York, NY
1988 :: BOOKS, ART, BOOK ARTS – Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
1988 :: SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION – New York University, New York, NY
1987 :: GROUP SHOW – Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
1986 :: OF BOOKS AND BEAST – Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1986 :: INSKIRTS EXHIBITION – Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
1984 :: SOLO EXHIBITION – Hunter Public Library, Hunter, NY
1983 :: COLLECTED VISION – National Traveling Exhibition