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MALLORY WESTON

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

malloryweston@gmail.com

Education

2013   MFA, Jewelry + Metalsmithing, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI.

2009   BFA, Crafts: Jewelry & Metalsmithing, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Of Ophidia, Sienna Patti Contemporary, Pulse Miami Beach, Lenox, MA/Miami, FL.

2014  Emerging Artist Platform: Mallory Weston, Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA.

2013  Spotlight: Mallory Weston, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

  • (Upcoming) Zooanthropia, Design et Nature, Paris, FR.
  • (Upcoming) Icons at Play, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY.
  • (Upcoming) Interwoven: Art Meets Nature, Highfield Hall & Gardens, Falmouth, MA.
  • Repetition+Hyperbolic+Illustration+Absurdity+Seduction: SNAG Early Career Artist’s Exhibition, Adorned Spaces, 2017 SNAG Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Wearable Art, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, NC.
  • Spectrum, Lillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL.
  • Touchy Feely, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MA.

2016

  • CULT, Stedelijk Museum’s Hertogenbosch, Hertogenbosch, NL.
  • Gateway Drugs, Punchbowl Projects, Velvet DaVinci & The Hotel Wilshire, San Francisco, CA/Los Angeles CA.
  • Department of Art + Design Faculty Biennial, Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, MD.
  • Repeat, UWM Union Art Gallery, Zoom Symposium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Art Unleashed 2016, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • #F*UNKED, Dodge Painting Building Gallery, 50th Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO.
  • American Gothic, super+CenterCourt, Munich Jewellery Week 2016, Munich, DE.

2015

  • Forms of Adornment: Flesh and the Erotic, Plaza Gallery, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Craft + Material Studies Faculty Exhibition, Hamilton and Arronson Galleries, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • From Minimal to Bling, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA.
  • Making It: Alumni Work 05′-15′, Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • C’est Ne Pas Une Brooch, Platforma for SNAG 2015, SNAG Conference 2015, Boston, MA.
  • Placement: Art Jewelry + Street Art Collide, The Gallery at Reinstein Ross, New York, NY.
  • Collective Design Fair, Sienna Patti Contemporary, Skylight Clarkson Square, New York, NY.
  • Art Unleashed 2015, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Trophies // In the Reign of Coyote, Jagd und Fischereimuseum, Munich Jewellery Week 2015, Munich, DE.
  • Deflowered, Exit Skate Shop, Philadelphia, PA.
  • FOG Design + Art, Sienna Patti Contemporary, Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA.

2014

  • On the Horizon, {x} Collaborations at Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY
  • Craft & Bling Bling- Fake, Depot Basel x Current Obsession, Basel, CH.
  • Wordsmith: A Meeting of Jewelry and Literature, Magers and Quinn Booksellers, SNAG Conference 2014, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Art Unleashed 2014, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Blossom, La Basílica Galería, Barcelona, ET.
  • School of Art Faculty Exhibition: Part 1, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Suspended In Green (Traveling Exhibition)
  • Galerie V&V, Vienna, AT.
  • Gabi Green Studio, Schmuck 2014, Munich, DE.
  • Lesley Craze Gallery, London, UK.
  • Objects of Power, Status, and Adornment: Part II, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2013

  • International Graduate Jewellery Show 2013, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, NL.
  • Siamese Connection, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Seams Seems, MADA Gallery, Monash University, Victoria, AU.
  • Bead Bash Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ.
  • Earrings Galore, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
  • Selections: 2nd Year Graduate Work, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
  • Beyond Borders, Juried Digital Student Exhibition, 2013 SNAG Conference, Toronto, CA.
  • Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI.
  •  Jewel Thieves: I Thought You Said You Made Jewelry?, RISD Jewelry + Metalsmithing Graduate Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI.
  •  KIM KELLY IS MY FRIEND, RISD Exposé, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
  • Fabricated: An Exhibition Of Wearable Art, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA.
  • Object Rotterdam, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, NL.
  • Suspended In Pink (Traveling Exhibition)
  • The Atrium, The School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK.
  • Gabi Green Studio, Schmuck 2013, Munich, DE.
  • Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE.
  • Galerie V&V, Vienna, AT.

2012

  • Art For the Ear, Art of the Ring, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  •  RISD Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department Triennial Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
  •  Re-Fresh, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Personal Culture, Gelman Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.
  • The Teapot Redefined 2012, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  • Exhibition In Motion: Pomp & Swagger, 2012 SNAG Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Metamorphic: SNAG 2012 Juried Digital Student Exhibition, 2012 SNAG Conference, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Alloy Symposium Exhibition, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA.
  • Art Unleashed 2012, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2011

  • The Teapot Redefined 2011, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  • Objects of Power, Status, and Adornment: The Studio Jewelry Movement 1950-2011, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  • Art Unleashed 2011, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2010

  • The Teapot Redefined 2010, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  • Put A Ring On It, Zuzu Studio Gallery, Collingswood, NJ.
  • Contain: Vessels and the Arts of Containment, Luke and Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
  •  Art Unleashed 2010, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Heirlooms of the Future, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.

2009

  • The Teapot Redefined 2009, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
  • Annual Member’s Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ.
  • On The Rise: Work from the Crafts Department at UARTS, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.
  • Present/Represent: SNAG 2009 Juried Digital Student Exhibition, 2009 SNAG Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Out of Hand: 2009 Crafts Senior Exhibition, Solmssen Court, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Art and Design at 50 Expo/Sale, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

2008

  • New Growth, Gallery One, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Scholarships, Awards, Recognition

2013   Marzee Graduate Prize

2013   RISD Jewelry + Metalsmithing Club Grant

2012   Edward Holbrook Scholarship

2012   RISD Graduate Fellowship

2009   Best In Show, Awarded to the piece Survival Bag for the 2009 Annual Member’s Exhibition at the Hunterdon Art Museum.

2009   Windgate Fellowship Nominee

2009   Florence Whistler Fish Award For Student Excellence, Awarded to One Senior Student in the College of Art and Design at The University of the Arts.

2009   Harmony Lodge #52 Award.

2009   William E. Ridgeway Memorial Award in Jewelry-Metal Design.

2006   Crozier Award for Excellence During Foundation Year.

2005   UARTS Promising Artist Scholarship.

Residencies

2017 Haystack Open Studio Residency, Deer Isle, ME.

2016  MAD Artist Studios, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY.

Publications & Press

  • Jeweler’s Hub, Samantha Melamed, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Winter 2017.
  • Of Ophidia: An Interview with Mallory Weston, Ahna Adair, Art Jewelry Forum, Winter 2017.
  • Don’t Be Boring, Jillian Moore, Metalsmith Magazine, Vol.36/No.2, Spring 2016.
  • Uglier, Dirtier, Nastier, Nosier, Tamara Santibañez, Fall, 2015.
  • (Upcoming) Trophies // In the Reign of Coyote, Exhibition Catalog, Steven Gordon Holman, Spring 2015.
  • On The Horizon, Exhibition Catalog, Mariah Tuttle, Fall 2014.
  • Ugly Dirty Nasty Noisy, Tamara Santibañez, Summer 2014.
  • Interview with Mallory Weston, SSISSTERSS Webzine, Elizabeth Scott, Issue #2, Summer 2014.
  • Craft & Bling Bling- Fake, Current Obsession Magazine, Issue #3, Summer 2014.
  • Suspended In Green, Exhibition Catalog, Laura Bradshaw-Heap, Winter 2013.
  • Marzee Magazine, Issue #89, Summer 2013.
  • Not Not Awesome Magazine, Issue #2, Summer 2013.
  • Seams Seems, Exhibition Catalog, Marian Hosking, Summer 2013.
  • RISD Graduate Book 2013, Summer 2013.
  • Suspended In Pink, Exhibition Catalog, Laura Bradshaw-Heap, Winter 2013.
  • YTB: RISD/MICA Collab Zine Issue #3, Alice Taranto, Fall 2012.
  • 500 Silver Jewelry Designs: The Powerful Allure of a Precious Metal, Marthe Le Van & Talya Baharal, Lark Books, Spring 2011.
  • Mallory Weston’s Metal Teapots, Elizabeth Ryan, American Craft Council, Summer 2011.
  • A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Their Graduation, Kevin Riordian, Philadelphia Inquirer, Fall 2011.
  • Saturated: Metal and Color, Metalsmith Magazine Juried Exhibition in Print, Fall 2009.
  • Out Of Hand, The University of the Art’s 2009 Senior Craft Exhibition Catalog, Spring 2009.
  • The Mace Project: Craft Practice For the 21st Century, Sharon Church, Summer 2008.

Collections

  • Stedelijk Museum ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Hertogenbosch, NL.
  • CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, NL.

Lectures & Panel Discussions

2017 Early Career Artist Presentation, NEXUS: A Connection of Ideas, 2017 Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, New Orleans, LA.

2015 Women In Arts Initiative Discussion Panel, Class of 49′ Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2015 Future Jewellery Icons,Contemporary Jewellery Symposium 2015, Schmucksymposium Zimmerhof, Baden-Werttenberg, DE.

Visiting Artist

  • 2017, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD.
  • 2015, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY.
  • 2014, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2013, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • 2010, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, January 2014-Present, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. School of Art, Department of Craft + Material Studies: Introduction to Jewelry & Metals, Enameling, Compliance & Rebellion, Body As Art/Body As Site, Creative Practices, Discipline Fundamentals, Junior Projects Discourse, Studio Practices.

Adjunct Professor, August 2016-Present, Towson University, Towson, MD. Department of Art + Design: Introduction to Jewelry & Metals.

Adjunct Professor, January 2016-Present, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA. Department of Fine Arts: Jewelry Concepts, Introduction to Jewelry & Metals, Senior Thesis Advisor

Adjunct Professor, January 2016-Present, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ. Department of Art: Introduction to Jewelry/Metals.

Instructor, August 2014-Present, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Department of Continuing Studies: Jewelry & Metals Design, Pre-College Summer Intensive, Pre-College Summer Institute, Saturday School, Ring Design Workshop.

Instructor of Record, 2011-2013, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Department of Jewelry + Metalsmithing: Introduction to Jewelry.

Teacher’s Assistant, 2008-2009, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA.

Class Instructor, 2005-2009, Extraordinary Beads, Clinton, NJ.

 

Studio Experience

Jewelry Fabricator, 2015-Present, Stacey Lee Webber, Philadelphia, PA.

Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department Shop Monitor, 2011-2013, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Freelance Jewelry Fabricator to Ford & Forlano, 2009-2011, Philadelphia, PA.

Studio Assistant to Bruce Metcalf, August 2009, Philadelphia, PA.

Assistant Shop Supervisor, 2007-2009, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

Professional Affiliations

  • Art Jewelry Forum, 2014-2017.
  • Klimt02, 2012-2013.
  • Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2008-2017.

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