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Christine Barney

Christine Barney
Rose Petals

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1989-Present: Studio Artist

1985-1987
Seguso arte Vetro, Murano, Venice, Italy. Two year apptrenticeship with Livio Seguso. Studied technique and theory in blown glass and solid form with maestro Livio Seguso. Completed extensive work in sculpture. Initiated freelance design commissions with Seguso Arte Vetro, Murano, Italy; La Morisa Vetreria, Mestre, Italy; Camer Glass, New York, New York. Created design series in production ware, table lamps and lighting fixtures.

1975-1983
Alfred University, Alfred, New York. Teaching and Technical Assistant. Taught Hot Glass Class. Coordinated and supervised daily operation of Glass department. Maintained and repaired equipment. Prepared weekly glass supply from raw materials.

1975-1983
Laurel Mountain Glass, Boswell, Pennsylvania. Owned and operated a handcraft production glass studio.
Produced hand-blown glass for the craft market. Developed retail and wholesale sales outlets. Created and designed product line.

Christine Barney
Orangerie, glass

EDUCATION:
Master of Art, 1988, New York University, New York, NY.
Bachelor of Art, 1975, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont.
Pilchuck Glass Center, 1979-80-81, Stanwood, Washington.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
2001 Art Elements Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2000 The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland.
1997 Portia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
1994 Vespermann Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
1990, 91, 92 Christy/Taylor Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida.
1991 Kavesh Gallery, Sun Valley, Ketchum, Idaho.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2002 Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY
2001 Morgan Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA. "Beaux Objets."
1999-2000-2001 Holsten Gallery, Stockbridge, MA, Summer Group Show.
1999-2001 "Hot and Cool - Contemporary Glass Works."
Touring Exhibit - Midwest States by Exhibits U.S.A., Mid-America Arts Alliance.
1997 The Morris Museum, Monistown, NJ, New Jersey Arts Annual: Crafts.
1995 Grohe Gallery, Boston, MA, "Bare Essentials."
1994 The Gallery at Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ, "Glass Analogies."
1993 Glass Midwest "93", Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
1992 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa "92," Kanazawa, Japan.
1990 Kanazawa Competition "90", The International Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa, Japan.
1989 The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, New Jersey Arts Annual.
1988-89 Spaso House, American Embassy, Moscow, Russia, Loan Exhibition from the Twentieth Century Collection, Coming Museum of Glass.
1988 80 Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY.
1985 Universitario di Architettura de Venezia, Venice, Italy. New York University Group Show.
1984 Querini Stampaglia Gallery. Venice, Italy. New York University Group Show.
1983 Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA.
1982 Traver-Sutton Gallery, Seattle, WA, Pilchuck Artists.
1980 M.C.C.N. Marietta College Crafts National, Marietta, OH.


Christine Barney
Wink

PUBLICATIONS:
American Style, Summer, 2001, "Conducting a Symphony in Glass."
American Style, Spring 2001, "Centered on Art."
Glass An from Urban Glass. edited by Richard Yelle, Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, Pennsylvania, 2000.
Vetro. JanuaryA4arch, 2000, "The Galleiy/Gallena
Who’s Who of American Women. 1999-2000, Marquis Who’s Who, New Providence, New Jersey.
New Glass Review 19. 1998, Corning Museum of Glass, Coming, New York.
New Jersey Country Roads. Autumn, 1998 "Glassmaking’s Glittering Heritage."
Washington Post. March 13, 1997, Washington Home, "Datebook."
Columbus Guardian. June 9, 1993, "Artist Profile."
WOSU - Channel 34. "D’Art" April 13, 1993. Artists in Glass, Columbus, Ohio.
New York Times. August 5, 1990. Review "Show by Fellowship Winners."
Matter. May, 1990 ‘The Glass Struggle."
New York Times. November 26, 1989. Review "Diversity of Works in Clay and Glass."
Art Today. Spring 1989, "American Craft at the Annory."
ARTS/NEW JERSEY. Autumn 1989, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Trenton, New Jersey.
New Glass Review 4. 1983, Coming Museum of Glass, Coming, New York.

LECTURES:
Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March, 2001
Washington Metropolitan Glass Club, College Park, Maryland. March, 1997.
Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio, April, 1994.

RESIDENCIES:
Guest Artist, Artpark, Lewiston, New York, Summers, 1992, 1994.
Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fall Semester, 1993.
Visiting Artist, Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio, May, 1992.
Artist-in-Residence, Golden Glass Studio and School, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1991-1992.

 

Christine Barney
Jazz Dancers, glass

AWARDS:
Patron's Choice Award, Oxford Gallery, 2002
Fellowship, Three Month Residency, Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, New Jersey, 1996.
Visual Artist Fellowship Grant, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1989-1990.
Finalist, Niche Awards, A Celebration of Excellence in American Craft. Niche Magazine, 1990.
Fellowship, Five Month Residency. Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, New Jersey, 1988.
Carnegie Institute Prize, First Place, Indoor Three-Dimensional, Three Rivers Arts Festival,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981.

PUBLIC/CORPORATE COLLECTIONS:
Coming Museum of Glass, Coming, New York.
Museum of American Glass, Millville, New Jersey.
Tropicana Products Inc., Bradenton, florida.
Centeon Pharmaceutical, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Merck + Co., Rahway, New Jersey

COMMISSIONS:
Conrad and Rosemary Arnolts - Centerpiece for dining room, Annandale, Virginia, 2002.
Abe and Ann Oster -Two dining room tables, Englewood, New Jersey, 2001
American Art Award, Whitney Museum of An, New York, New York, Crystal Components for Sculpture Designed by Tom Ottemess, 1998.
Apollo Theatre Foundation, "Up in Lights", Limited Edition Commemorative Awards, New York, New York. 1997.
Artpark Award, Sculpture presented to Harry Belafonte by Artpark, Lewiston, New York, New York State Council of the Arts and Mario Cuomo, Governor, New York State, in recognition of lifetime artistic and human rights achievement. 1993.
Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, North Brunswick, New Jersey, Arts in Achievement Awards. 1990-1994.

Christine Barney
Passage, cast glass sculpture with gold leaf

Christine Barney
Eclipse, Cast glass


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