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Betsy Lewis C.V.

Education

2019       MFA Candidate - State University of New York at New Paltz

2016       BFA - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

 

Exhibitions

2019 Meta-Formation: Experiments and Rituals - Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, Tennessee*

2018 Denizen - Hotel Chelsea, New York, New York

Cross Pollination - Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York 

Please Read Instructions Before Using - State University of New York at New Paltz       

Raw/Refined - Society of North American Goldsmiths, Portland, Oregon

Fun House - Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

120˙ Intercollegiate Regional Exhibition - The Arts Center, Troy, New York

commonSENSE - Slayer Gallery, slayergallery.com

2017   Nine Points of Departure - The Sojourner Truth Library, SUNY New Paltz, New York

2016   80x80: Young Affiliates Art Exhibition - The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina

Texas National Competition & Exhibition - Stephan F. Austin University Galleries, Nacogdoches, Texas

BFA Thesis Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2015   CraftForms - Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania

From Where I Stand - uBe Art Gallery, Berkeley, California

BFA Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Forge, Form, Fabricate - University Museum, University of Southern Illinois Carbondale

Faceted: Aspects of Contemporary Jewelry - Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

The Kinsey Institute Juried Exhibition - Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University

The Juried Exhibition-Art at the Center - Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, Overland Park, Kansas

28th Annual Women’s Works Show - Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, Illinois

Starting Point - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2014    BFA Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Geospective - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Nothing Major - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2013    Nothing Major - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

BFA Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

 

Professional + Studio Experience

2018 Visiting Artist - The Williston Northampton School, Easthampton, Massachusetts      

Instructor of Record, Introduction to Studio Art - State University of New York at New Paltz

Internship to Teaching with Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, Metal Forming - State University of New York at New Paltz

Exhibiting Artist Lecture - Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York

2017    Internship to Teaching with Suzanne Stokes, Design: Form - State University of New York at New Paltz

2016    Visiting Production and Fabrication Assistant - MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts

Gallery Assistant - Ornamentum Gallery, Hudson, New York

2015    Studio Assistant to Kyle Patnaude - Portland, Maine

Contributing Writer - JewelryUnder30.com

Jewelry and Metalsmithing Instructor - Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

Visiting Instructor, Adult Continuing Studies Course - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Metal Studio Monitor - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Teaching Assistant to Kyle Patnaude, Metal 101 - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2014    Work Study: Gallery Assistant to Daniel Fuller - Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine

Co-Curator, Nothing Major - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine  

2013    Presenter on Student Internships - Artists at Work,  Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Work Study: Studio Technician Assistant to Cat Bates - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Assistant Bench Jeweler - Janice Grzyb, New York, New York

Studio Assistant - Brooklyn Metalworks, Brooklyn, New York

2012    Visual Display Intern - David Yurman, New York, New York

2011     Studio Intern - Giles & Brother, New York, New York

 

Recognition + Scholarships

2018    David ‘05 and Sara ‘10 Walton Metal Thesis Support Fund - State University of New York at New Paltz

Graduate Student Research and Creative Project Award Grant - State University of New York at New Paltz

BLOOOM Award Nominee- Warsteiner, Dusseldorf, Germany

Matriculated Student Scholarship - Peter's Valley School of Craft, Layton, New Jersey

Lenore Tawney Foundation Scholarship - Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine

2016    Honorable Mention, The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition - Agora Gallery, New York, New York

Third Place, Texas National Competition and Exhibition - Stephan F. Austin University Galleries, Nacogdoches, Texas

2015    Windgate Fellowship Nominee

Juror's Award, Craft Forms - Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania

Third Place, BFA Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

First Place, Form, Forge, Fabricate -University Museum, University of Southern Illinois Carbondale

Matriculated Student Scholarship - Peter's Valley School of Craft, Layton, New Jersey

Windgate Partial Scholarship - Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

Student Work Exchange Scholarship - Society of North American Goldsmiths, Boston, Massachusetts

Student Spotlight - Metalsmithing and Jewelry Department, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2014    Matriculated Student Scholarship - Peter's Valley School of Craft, Layton, New Jersey

Honorable Mention, BFA Exhibition - Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

2013    Matriculated Student Scholarship - Peter's Valley School of Craft, Layton, New Jersey

2012    Maine College of Art, Challenge Scholarship

 

Publications

2016    Maine Home + Design Magazine, May Issue

 

*Forthcoming