KATTIE JONES

kattiejones.art@gmail.com  . (412)-294-2167 . kattiejones.creations.com  

 

EDUCATION

2020     Post-baccalaureate in Metalsmithing-Jewelry. Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA.

2019     BFA in Studio Arts with a concentration in Jewelry and Metalsmithing and minor in Illustration and Sculpture. Edinboro                                                       University, Edinboro, PA.

EXHIBITIONS

2021     CRAFTING OUR COMMUNITY. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

             CITIES OF STEEL CITIES OF RUST. Collaborative Exhibition.

             BATTLE OF THE RINGS 2021. Alternate. Danaca Design Gallery, Seattle, WA.

2020     IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION. Juried Exhibition. JV Collective, https://www.jv-collective.com/.

             KEEPSAKES. Group Exhibition. Emerge Gallery, Greenville NC.

2019     GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION. Group Exhibition. Bates Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

             HANDMADE ARCADE. Vendor/Group Exhibition. David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh PA.

             ATTENDEE POP-UP  EXHIBITION. Group Exhibition. Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington PA.

             GRADUATE ART EXHIBITION. Group Exhibition. Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA.

             2019 GRADUATING SENIORS. Group Exhibition. SNAG//Space. Snagspace.org/exhibitions.

             AMALGAM. Invitational. Adorned Spaces, Society for North American Goldsmiths. The Palmer House Hilton. Chicago IL.

             OUT OF HAND. Donation. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA.

             THE ALLEGHANY METALS COLLECTIVE. Group exhibition. Society for Contemporary Craft Studio. Pittsburgh PA.

             ECHOES. Juried Solo Exhibition. Bates Gallery. Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

             METALS 2019. Invitational. Wayne State University, Detroit MI.

2018     CHIMERA. Edinboro University juried student exhibition. Erie Art Gallery, Erie PA.

             FORGE FORM FABRICATE. Southern Illinois Metalsmith Society National Juried Exhibition. Juried by Tobias Birgerson. Southern Illinois                       University Carbondale, IL.

             DISCOVERING SFEM. Group exhibition. Bates Gallery. Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

             TINKER. Group exhibition. Bates Gallery. Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

             LOCAL ERIE ART. Group exhibition. Erie Art Gallery, Erie PA.

             DEPICTIONS IN THE ABSTRACT. Juried by ArtErie. Brew HaHa at the Colony, Erie PA.

2017     SFEM SHOW. Group exhibition. Bates Gallery. Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

2016     CHIMERA. Edinboro University juried student exhibition. Erie Art Museum, Erie PA.

             700 ART SHOW. Lakeside Commons, Edinboro PA.

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2021             Instructor: Hammer Forming Skills. 2-day workshop. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA.

2020-2021   Jeweler's Apprentice: Jared, Pittsburgh PA.

                     Splop Design Featured artist.

2019             Metals Studio Monitor: Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

                     Instructor: Liquid to Solid. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA.

                     Volunteer: greeter. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA.

                     Model: SNAG Exhibition in Motion. Chicago, IL.

2018             Internship: sales. Society for Contemporary Craft Store, Pittsburgh PA.  

                     Secretary: Edinboro University Metals Club, Edinboro University, Edinboro PA. 

2017-2020    Sculpture Studio Monitor: Edinboro University, Edinboro PA.

2013-2014    Volunteer: Art Therapy: Elroy Elementary School, Pittsburgh PA.

AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS

2021     “In-School Suspension.” JV Collective, 2020, Pg. 23.

2019     “Artist Reflects on Life’s Fragility.” The Spectator: The Arts [Edinboro, PA], Vol. 118(19)

             Chimera team “Chimera XVI Artists & Writers Journal.”  Printings Concepts, Inc.  

2018     The "Edinboro University Jewelry & Metals Scholarship."

2016     Chimera team “Chimera XIV Artists & Writers Journal.”  Printings Concepts, Inc.

2014     Honorable Mention. “An Artistic Discovery: The Congressional Art Competition for Highschool Students”, Pittsburgh PA.

PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL

2019    SIXTH ANNUAL ALCHEMIST PICNIC, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington PA.

            TOUCHSTONE OPEN HOUSE, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington PA.

             SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN GOLDSMITH'S 48TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE THE LOOP: COMING FULL CIRCLE, Chicago, IL

             ECU: MATERIAL TOPICS SYMPOSIUM, Jenkins Fine Arts Center, Greenville NC.

2018     KEYSTONE METALS FORUM, Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington PA.

             THINKCRAFT SYMPOSIUM, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland OH.

             SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICAN GOLDSMITH’S 47TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE MADE: MAKER ACROSS DISCIPLINES ENGAGE,               Portland OR.

2016     26TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE CONFERENCE: SCULPTURE IN CONTEXT, Pittsburgh PA.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2021    The Alleghany Metals Collective

            SNAG: Society of North American Goldsmiths

            Ethical Metalsmiths

2020    The Alleghany Metals Collective

            SNAG: Society of North American Goldsmiths

            Ethical Metalsmiths

2019    The Alleghany Metals Collective

            Graduate Art Association

             Ethical Metalsmiths

             SNAG: Society of North American Goldsmiths

             Edinboro University Metals Club

2018     SNAG: Society of North American Goldsmiths

             Edinboro University Metals Club

             Edinboro University Sculpture Fibers and Extended Media Club

2017     Edinboro University Metals Club

             Edinboro University Sculpture Fibers and Extended Media Club

Specialized Skills

Experienced in Small Metals and Foundry Casting, Polishing, Wax, Riveting, Soldering, Filing, Sanding, Raising, Hammer Forming, Dyforms, Stone Setting, Powder Coating, Welding, Forging, Ring Sizing, Chain Repair, Chain Making, Chasing and Repousse, Enameling, Hinges, Fold Forming, Alternative Materials, Illustration, Wood, Molds, and 3D Printing.