Resume

Education

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.   “Mise en Place,”  John De Wit, 2009

Haystack Mountain School Of Craft, Deer Isle, ME.   Advanced Italian Technique,   Lino Tagliapietra, 2007

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA.  Form beyond the Furnace, Lienors Torre, 2006

Alfred University, Alfred, NY.  New York State School of Ceramics, Art and Design. Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2001

TAFE College of Ceramics, Brisbane, Australia. Associates of the Arts, 1997

Professional Experience

2003-Current

Owner Ethan Stern Design, Seattle, WA

2013 

Visiting Instructor University of Washington. 3D4M program. ART233- Intro to Glass.

Instructor “Form and Surface II – Another Anatomy Lesson” Corning Museum of Glass Studio

2012 

Instructor “Form and Surface – An Anatomy Lesson” Corning Museum of Glass Studio

Trustee Pilchuck Glass School. Chair of the Artistic Program Committee, Seattle, WA

Cold Worker Lino Tagliapietra Inc. Seattle, WA

2011

Instructor ” Out of the Round” Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Interm Instructor Spring Concentration, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

2010

Instructor “The Hot and Cold Context” The Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

2009

Instructor “The Unexpected Object” Pilchuck Glass School Sess. 5

2008

Artistic Program Advisory Committee, Scholarship Juror

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2005-2006

High School Glass Instructor / Production Team Supervisor

Hilltop Artist in Residence / Wilson High School, Jason Lee Middle School, Tacoma, WA

2003-2005

Hot Shop Technician / Artist in Residence/ Workshop Instructor Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

Interim Glass Technician Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, WA

2002-2008

Instructor Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

1999-current

Summer Staff, Pilchuck Glass School.

Driver, Night watch, Casting Shop/Hot shop Coordinator, Cold Shop Coordinator

Publications

Pilchuck at 40, Intro by Suzanne Beal. American Craft, Pg. 46 February/March 2011

Best Of American Glass Artists, (Cover art) & Pgs. 229,230 Kennedy Publishing, Virginia, 2010

Contemporary Glass, Forward by Andrew Page, Pg.46,47 Black Dog Publishing, London, 2008

New Glass Review 26,28,29,30 The Corning Museum of Glass

500 Glass Objects, Forward by Maurine Littleton, Pg.112,138,203 Lark Books NY, 2006

American Craft, Gallery, P.72 August/September 2005

American Style, ”News From The Gallery Front.” C.K. p.22 V.11#2 December, 2004

Worth; Financial Intelligence, Amy Goldwasser, “Capturing the Light” Art Glass, 2000

Awards

2011

Mary B. Bishop and Francis S. Merritt Technical Assistance Grant, Haystack School, Deer Isle, ME

5 Day residency, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA

2010

Best Emerging Artist Award, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

“Jurors choice” Bay Area Glass Institute Fine Art Auction, San Francisco, CA

Visiting Artist, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma WA

Commission/Permanent Collection. “Allure of the Seas” Royal Caribbean Cruises, Finland

2009

The George and Dorothy Saxe Award, Full Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Commission/Permanent Collection. “Oasis of the Seas” Royal Caribbean Cruises, Finland

2008

Purchase Award, Soho Myriad, Ritz Carlton, Shenzhen, China

Fellow, Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Millville, NJ

Artist in residence, Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, AB Canada

2007

Finalist, Young Glass 2007 Exhibition, Eboltoft Glass Museum, Eboltoft, Denmark

2006

Pilchuck Glass School Staff Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2003-05

Artist in residence, Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN

Lectures/Visiting Artist

2013    

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Chronicle Glass Studio, Wanganui Glass Festival, Wanganui, New Zealand

2012 

Artist is residence, Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan

Centre College, Danville, KY

Artist in Residence, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo OH

2011

Visiting Artist/residency, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Visiting Artist/residency, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

2010

Visiting Artist, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Visiting Artist, Anderson university, Anderson, IN

2008

Lecturer “The Diamond Life,” Glass Art Society conference, Portland, OR

University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI,

University of Texas at Arlington, Dallas, TX,

Alfred University, Alfred, NY,

Illinoise State University, Bloomington-Normal, IL

Reviews

American Craft, “Reviewed, Sofa Chicago”, P.84 Feb/Mar 2008

Matthew Kangus, Glass Quarterly No. 101, Reviews. Pg.61. Winter ’05-’06

Kurt Shaw, Pitsburgh Tribune Review. “From Texture to Tension” December 23, 2002

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012

“Surface, Light and Volume” Toyama Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan

“Object Disposition” Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“In Urbanism” LewAllen Gallery, Sante Fe, NM

2010

“Zoom” William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008

“Marked” William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Surface Content” Chappell Gallery, New York, NY

2007

“Texture Mapping” William Traver Gallery, Oct. Tacoma, WA

2006

“In the surface” William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Making The Mark” Chappell Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2005

“New Drawings” Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA

2004

“Introducing Ethan Stern” Chappell Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013

“Wheaton Glass: The Art of the Fellowship” Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

“Seattle Six” Dane Gallery, Nantucket, MA

“Glass Canvas” curated by Sarah Traver, The Schack Art Center, Everett, WA

2012

“Duality” with Nancy Callan, Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH

“Gallery Artist Group Exhibition” Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“50/50″ Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

“Hot Glass 2012″ Toledo Arts Commission, Toledo, OH

2011

“Pilchuck Faculty Show” Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Clear and Present: Works in Glass by 12 Artists” LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

“CGCA Alumni Exhibition” Wheaton Arts and Culture Center, Millville, NJ

“Glass Quake” Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA

“10x10x10” Pittsburgh Glass Center Gallery, Pittsburgh PA

2010

“Glass Uprising” Swanson Reed Gallery & Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

“Volition” Morgan Contemporary Glass, Pittsburgh, PA

“Glass Quake” Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge MA

“New Glass” Sunny Stewart Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL

2009

“Rising Stars” Museum of American Glass, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ

“SOFA” New York & Chicago rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

“Glass Weekend” Wheaton Arts Center, Millville, NJ

“Fragile Domains” LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

“Look Forward” & “Inspired By” William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2008

“King Street Concentric,” curated by Benjamin Moore. Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

“Now: Glass on the Cutting Edge” William Traver Gallery, Tacoma, WA

“SOFA” New York & Chicago rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

2007

“Glass Invitational” Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

“SOFA” Lecturer- “The Surface Contains” New York City, rep. Chappell Gallery

“Young glass” Ebeltoff Glass Museum, Ebeltoff, Denmark

“Start” Prism Contemporary Glass, Chicago, IL

“Pilchuck Exhibition” William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Palm Beach 3” West Palm Beach, FL rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

2006

“Convergence/Divergence” Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

“Anniversary Invitational” Prism Contemporary Glass, Chicago, IL

“SOFA” New York & Chicago rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

“Palm Beach 3” West Palm Beach, FL rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

2005

“Glass Weekend” rep. Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Millville, NJ

“SOFA” New York & Chicago rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

“The Appalachian Center For Craft: Faculty and Artists in Residence” Belmont University. The Lue Gallery, Nashville, TN

“Artist In Residence Exhibition” Appalachian Center Craft Gallery, Smithville, TN

“Palm Beach 3” West Palm Beach, FL rep. Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

2004

“November Showcase” Prism Contemporary Glass Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Apercu” Prism Contemporary Glass Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Fall for Glass: 04″ Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

“Summer Faculty Exhibition” Appalachian Center For Crafts Gallery, Smithville, TN

“Artist In Residence Exhibition” Appalachian Center For Craft Gallery, Smithville, TN

2003

Emerging Artist showcase, Linda Greene Contemporary Glass, Dallas, TX

“Young Americans”, Chappell Gallery, New York City, NY

“Glass Surface”, Chappell Gallery, Boston, MA

2002

“International Glass” Global Art Venue, Seattle, WA

The Ithaca Commons, permanent sculpture installation, Ithaca, NY

“Art in the Heart of the City”, outdoor public sculpture exhibition, Ithaca, NY

2001

“Walking Bridge Light Exhibition”, G.A.S. Conference, Corning, NY

2000

“Fuego de la Forma”, Pamil Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico


Permanent Collections

Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Toyama, Japan

Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

Eboltoft Glass Museum, Eboltoft, DK

Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

Palm Springs Contemporary Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA