Resume

Crista Matteson

Represented by Bender Gallery, Asheville, NC.

http://www.bendergallery.com   (828)505-8341

http://www.cristamatteson.com

cristamatteson@gmail.com  (206) 399 – 2798

instagram: crista_matteson facebook: Crista Matteson Artist

Education:

1982 – 1986

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles,

California College of Art, San Francisco, CA

2018 – 2019

Pilchuck Glass School

Stanwood, WA

2015 2016

Gage Academy of Art, Figure Sculpting Atelier

Seattle, WA

1998 – 2011

Bronze and Glass Casting, Welding, Forging, Painting

Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

Exhibits:

2019

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Habatat’s Glass 47 International Award Winners

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

2019

Habatat’s 47thAnnual International Invitational Glass Exhibition

Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

2019

Mesa Contemporary Art Museum’s Annual Contemporary Craft Exhibit

Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ

2019

Museo Gallery’s Annual Garden Show

Langley, Whidbey Island, WA

2019

Art of the Garden, group exhibition

Schack Art Center Gallery, Everett, WA

2018

Mesa Contemporary Art Museum’s Annual Contemporary Crafts Exhibit

Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, Mesa, AZ

2018

By Hand, International Fine Craft Competition

Blue Line Arts, Roseville, CA

2017

What Goes Bump In The Night

Vegas Clay Center, Las Vegas, NV

2017

For the Love of Glass invitational group show of artists working in glass

Marietta Cobb Museum, Marietta, GA

2017

Slash and Burn, Invitational a exhibit of artists who use cutting and fire in their art practice

Samamish City Hall, Samamish, WA

2017

Northwest Designer Craftsmen

Koch Gallery, Vashon Island, WA

2017

City Arts Magazine’s Awards Exhibition

Soul Repair, Seattle, WA

2016

Solo exhibit, Can you Smell The Rain?

Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2016

The Contemporary Figure,Invitational Sculpture Exhibition

Sculpture Northwest, Bellingham, WA

2016

Then and Now

Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2016

Best of Gage Academy

Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA

2015

Solo exhibit, Finding Humor in the Dark

Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015

Northwest Designer Craftsmen at North Wind

North Wind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

2014

Reaching Beyond: 60 Years of Northwest Designer Craftsmen

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

2014

Solo exhibit, It Just Grew That Way

Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014

Schack Gallery’s 19thJuried Art Exhibit

Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2014

KAC 2014 Artists Exhibition

Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA

2009-2014

Pratt Annual Juried Art Auction

Seattle, WA

2013

Art of the Garden

Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2012

New Works: Glass and Ceramic Sculpture

Blue Heron Gallery, Vashon, WA

2012

Solo Exhibit, Hidden, Then Seen

Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2012

Earth and Fire: Materials and Methods,a ceramic and glass show during the GAS Conference

Pratt Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, WA

2011

Glass Art Society Student Show

Pratt Fine Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011

Wax Poetic, Invitational show of artists working in Encaustics

Nicholas Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2011

Solo Exhibit, Encaustic Sculpture and Painting

Northwest Encaustics, Seattle, WA

2009-2011

Kent Summer Art Exhibit

Centennial Center Gallery at City Hall, Kent, WA

2010

Poncho Scholarship Recipients, group Exhibition

Pratt Art Gallery at the Tashiro Kaplan Building, Seattle, WA

2010

Solo Exhibit, Hidden, Then Seen

Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA

2009

Annual Juried Art Exhibition and Environmental Art

The Gallery at Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA

2009

Free Range

Blue Heron Gallery, Vashon Island, WA

2007

Solo Exhibit, Art and Dirt

University Unitarian Church, Chapel Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006

Solo Exhibit, My Utopia

Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

Awards

2019                Collectors Choice Award, Habatat’s 47thInterenational Glass, MI

2018                Juror’s Award, Mesa Contemporary Art Museum Crafts Exhibit, AZ

2017                City Arts Magazine’s Exhibition, 3rd place award, Seattle, WA

2016                Best of Gage, 3rd place Sculpture Award, Gage Academy, Seattle, WA

2015                Gage Academy of Art’s Atelier Merit Scholarship Award,Seattle, WA

2014                Juror’s Grand Prize, Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2011                Shirley Merit Glass Scholarship Award, Pratt Art Center, Seattle, WA

2011                Juror’s Choice Award, Pratt Fine Art Center Annual Auction Seattle, WA      

2009                Poncho Artist in Residence Merit Scholarship, Pratt Arts Center, Seattle

2009                Juror’s Choice Award, Annual Fine Art Exhibit, TCC Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2009                Juror’s Choice Award, Environmental Exhibit, TCC Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2008                Mayor’s Purchase Award, Centennial Center City Hall, Kent, WA

Related Professional Experience:

2018                Corning Museum of Glass, Assistant Instructorfor 2 week

Workshop teaching Kiln Cast Glass, Corning, New York

2016                Pratt Fine Art Center,Assistant Instructorfor workshop,

                        Teaching Kiln Cast glass, Seattle, WA

1988 – 2000    Crista Ann, limited edition home accessories

Designed and produced my own line of mixed media

Chandeliers, picture frames, mirrors, light switch plates

Sold nationwide and in Canada

1988 – 1990    Production Manager for Silk Works

Hand silk screened and painted silk upholstery fabrics

Oakland, CA

1986-1989       Head of Crafts Department at Berkeley Repertory Theater

                        Constructed hats, shoes, jewelry, masks, and custom dyed fabrics

Berkeley Repertory Theater, Berkeley, CA

1986-1989       Freelance Costume Accessories

                        Santa Cruz Shakespeare Festival, Santa Cruz, CA

Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA

San Jose Repertory Theatre, San Jose, CA

Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, Palo Alto, CA

 

Publications:

2018                Ceramics Monthly, March Issue, sculpture featured in Exposure

2014                Reaching Beyond: NWDC at 60 Exhibition Catalog

                        Whatcom County Light Catcher Museum

2007    Charlie and Mary Jane painting reproduced on T-Shirts and Tote Bags sold to promote The Phinney Farmer’s Market.

 

Professional Affiliations:

 

2018-2019       Bender Gallery, Asheville, NC

2012-2018       Northwest Designer Craftsmen

            Served as a board member for one year and was part of the Hospitality Committee.

2011-2016       Pratt Studio Renter: Cold Shop and Metals Shop, Pratt Art Center, Seattle, WA

2006-2019       Artist Trust Member, Seattle, Wa

 

 

 

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