Resume

Contact: genelady@nc.rr.com


Articles & Publications


NIEHS Scientist Adds an Artistic Touch, NIH Record, November 2001

Glass Artist Fuses Art and Science, News & Observer, September 2007

Cover Art for British Columbia Medical Journal, May 2011

Featured Artist in book Sculpture and Design with Recycled Glass by Cindy Ann Coldiron, October 2011

Featured Artist in book ART GLASS TODAY 2 by Sandra Korinchak, May 2016

 

Selected Exhibitions


Since 2001, my artwork has been on display at Clear-Vue Glass in downtown Durham, North Carolina and at Carolina Stained Glass in Durham. Since then I have also exhibited at many local arts and craft fairs, as well as fairs in Morehead City, NC, Rockville, MD and Annapolis, MD. I am a member of the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild, the Durham Art Guild, and the Glass Art Society. In 2015, I joined Pleiades Gallery in Durham, and I have also exhibited at Glass Wheel Studio in Norfolk, VA and at GLAS Gallery in Raleigh, NC

1999
Raleigh Fine Arts Society juried art show; Durham Art Guild juried art show, Durham, NC.

2000
Durham Art Guild juried art show, Durham, NC.

2001
Durham Art Guild juried art show; Southern Women’s Show, Raleigh, NC (collaboration w/ metal artist, Mathew Curtin).

2002
Durham Art Guild juried art show; Sculpture on the Green, Chapel Hill, NC (collaboration w/ metal artist, Ken Maynor).

2003
Durham Art Guild juried art show, Durham, NC.

2004
Durham Art Guild juried art show, Durham, NC.

2005
Raleigh Fine Arts Society juried art show, Raleigh, NC.

2006
Raleigh Fine Arts Society juried art show; Solo exhibit at Galloway Ridge Retirement community, Pittsboro, NC.

2007
Carolina Designer Craftsmen show, Raleigh, NC.

2008
Carolina Designer Craftsmen show, Raleigh, NC; Solo exhibit at Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC; Juried fine contemporary craft show at Raleigh Art Space.

2009
Carolina Designer Craftmen show, Raleigh, NC.

2010
Expo29 Winner Exhibit, March, bjspoke gallery, Huntington, NY (juror C. Seckler, pub. Art Times); Solo exhibit at Mayor’s Office, Durham, NC.

2011
Solo exhibit at Century Building, Carrboro, NC. Juried art show at Gallery West, Alexandria, VA. May, 2011 issue cover art for British Columbia Medical Journal on Mitochondrial Diseases. Featured Artist (November, 2011) at Saxapahaw Artists Gallery, Saxapahaw, NC. Featured Artist in book, Sculpture and Design with Recycled Glass, by Cindy Ann Coldiron, published October 2011.

2012
Solo or featured artist exhibits at United Arts Council, Raleigh; “Wildlife” Exhibit at Block Gallery, Raleigh, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, and Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh.

2013
Durham Art Guild juried art show, Durham, NC; Visual Art Exchange NEW juried show, Raleigh, NC; Raleigh Fine Art Society juried show; Duke Eye Center 2 month solo show, Durham, NC; Carolina Designer Craftmen show, Raleigh, NC.

2014
Carolina Designer Craftsmen Show, Raleigh, NC.

2015
Joined Pleiades Gallery in Durham,NC; Carolina Designer Crafstmen – Artisan Craft Market, Raleigh, NC

 

Awards & Honors


1975
Won SLR Minolta camera in photography contest from Manpower, Inc.

2007
3rd place award at Centerfest Art Fair, Durham, NC.

2012
Winner of Dino Read Foundation Award at Carolina Designer Craftsmen Fair, Raleigh, NC.

 

Teaching Experience


Since 2004, I have taught fused glass techniques at Carolina Stained Glass in Durham, NC (three to four 6-week classes per year). In addition, I have taught advanced workshops in stamping and quilting glass tiles, glass pattern bar creation, powder printing, and controlling flow during glass fusing.

 

Education


1966
Duke University, Bachelor of Science, Botany

1970
Duke University, Masters of Science, Microbiology

1987
Classes in stained glass & glass fusing at George Danser’s studio, Durham, NC.

1993
4 day workshop with well-known fused glass artist Dan Fenton of California.

1997
4 day fused glass workshop with Dan Fenton.

2004
4 day fused glass workshop with Dan Fenton.

2005
2 day workshop with Brad Walker of Warmglass.com.

2007
4 day fused glass workshop at Hot Glass Horizons in Corning, NY.
4 day Kiln casting workshop with Dan Fenton.

2009
BeCon09, 3 day advanced kiln casting symposium in Portland, OR.

2010
5 day Masterclass with Kirstie Rea of Australia at Urban Glass in Brooklyn, NY.

2011
BeCon11, 3 day material exchange symposium, Portland, OR.

2013
1 week Masterclass with Kirstie Rea and Klaus Moje in Canberra, Australia.
BeCon13, 3 day CHROMA-CULTURE Symposium, Portland, OR.

2014
2 week workshop on glass powder printing with Stacy Smith at Penland, NC.

2015
1 week workshop on glass casting with Dean Allison at Penland, NC.
2 week workshop on glass casting with Richard Whiteley at Penland, NC.
10 day artist retreat at North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Scotland.

2017
1 week workshop with Mark Peiser and Susie Silbert at Penland, NC.
BeCon17, 3 day Symposium, Portland, OR.