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Selected Exhibitions

 

"Transparency Exhibition" - Museum of Glass, Nov.  2019 - Nov. 2020, Tacoma, Washington

 

“Cast and Cold Glass Exhibition” - Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art, Dec. - Jan, 2018

 

“Stanislav Libensky Award Exhibition” Third Place Winner- September, 2018, Prague Gallery of Czech Glass, Czech Republic, Sept. - Nov., 2018

 

MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Texas at Arlington main gallery, Apr. - May, 2018

 

“Faced with Gravity” Exhibition - Two Person Show, Gallery 7012, Fort Worth, TX., Apr. - May, 2018

 

“Temporary Collective” MFA Regional Exhibition, April, 2018

 

“Underbelly MFA Group Show” - Gallery West, Arlington, Texas - Nov. 13 - 20, 2017

 

“CUFT” Group Exhibition - Univ. of Texas at San Antonio Terminal 136 Gallery - Nov. 2 -18, 2017

 

“Art Melt Exhibition” - Louisiana State Museum Capitol Park Museum - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - July-August 2017

 

Selected for the “29th Annual Juried Exhibition“ - Texarkana Regional Arts & Humanities Council - Texarkana, Texas - July - August 2017

 

“MFA Summer Exhibition” - University of Texas at Arlington Main Gallery - Arlington, Texas - Summer 2017

 

“Please to Meet You” Juried Exhibition - Open Space Gallery - Dallas, Texas - May- June 2017

 

“CUFT”  Group Exhibition - Gallery West - Arlington Texas - April 2017

 

“Transparency” Group Exhibition - National Liberty Museum - Philadelphia, PA - June-September 2017

 

“Solo Works” - Gallery 343 - Arlington Texas - February 2017

 

897 Square Sixth Annual Juried Exhibition - Gallery 76102 - Fort Worth, Texas - Summer 2016

 

General Malaise  MFA Group Exhibition - Gallery West, Arlington, Texas - April 2016

 

Temporary Collective MFA Group Exhibition - 500 Singleton, Dallas, Texas - April 2016

 

530 Collective Group Exhibition - 755 Magazine, New Orleans, Louisiana - March, 2016

 

ARTi(Fiction) Group Exhibition - Studio Inferno Gallery - Arabi, Louisiana - January 2014

 

Glassification Group Exhibition - 755 Magazine, New Orleans, Louisiana - March 2014

 

Clear Aspects: Conversations in Glass Group Exhibition - OCH Gallery - New Orleans - April 2014

 

Student Juried Exhibition - Tulane University’s Carroll Gallery -November 2013 

 

Selected as one of 6 artists to exhibit at the New Orleans Museum of Art for the Art In Bloom Exhibition– 2012

 

Education / Training 

 

Master of Fine Arts Degree - Concentration in Glass and Sculpture - University of Texas at Arlington, May 2018 

 

Visiting Artist Class with Megan Biddle - University of Texas at Arlington - Fall 2016

 

Visiting Artist  Class with Boyd Sigiki & Lisa Zerkowitz - University of Texas at Arlington - Spring 2016

 

Artist in Residency - Washington School of Glass - Summer 2015

 

Studied under Aesa Bjork at Pilchuck Glass School - 4th Session - Summer 2016

 

Visiting Artist Class with Mick Milan - Tulane University - Advanced Glass - Spring 2015

 

Studied under glass artist Weston Lambert - Tulane University - Advanced Glass - Spring 2015

 

Studied under glass artist Jeffrey Stenbom - Tulane University - Foundations of Art: Glass - Fall 2014

 

Studied under glass artist Weston Lambert - Tulane University - Advanced Glass - Fall 2014

 

Course with David Gillies - YaYa Creative Glass - Kiln Casting - Summer 2014

 

Visiting Artist Class  with Giles Bettison - Tulane University - Fall 2014

 

Visiting Artist class with Eoin Breadon - Tulane University - Fall 2013

 

Studied under glass artist Weston Lambert - Tulane University - Advanced Glass - Fall 2013

 

Studied under glass artist Gene Koss - Intermediate Glass - Tulane University - Spring 2013

 

Studied under glass artist James Vella at YAYA Creative Glass – Summer 2012

 

Studied under glass artist Mitchell Gaudet - February 2012 – July 2015

 

Maintained a 4.0 GPA for all course work at Tulane University from 2012 to 2014

 

Studied under glass artist Ben Wright at YAYA Creative Glass - Summer 2011

 

Collections

 

Permanent Collection  - National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

 

Awards, Recognitions & Publications

Stanislav Libensky Award 2018 Third Place Winner, Prague, Czechoslovakia,  2018

 

Harvey & Bess Littleton Full Scholarship - Penland School of Craft - Studies with Joe BenVenuto & David Walters - Summer 2017

 

Scholarship from Pilchuck Glass School - Kiln Studies with Aesa Bjork - Summer 2016

 

Visionary Scholarship - Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass - 2016

 

Scholarship for MFA Program, University of Texas at Arlington. 2014 - 2018

 

Joan Mitchell Scholarship Recipient – Glass studies with glass artist Ben Wright - 2014

 

Articles in Louisiana Life Magazine, Dallas Advocate, New Orleans Magazine and Shreveport Forum

 

 

Teaching & Professional Experience

 

Teaching Sculpture Course, University of Texas at Arlington, Sprint 2018

Served on Artist Panel, “Seeking Meaning in Art,” University of Texas at Arlington - Fall 2017

Artist Talk at University of Dallas - Onward Forward Exhibition, Dallas, Texas Summer 2017

 

Artist Talk at Nave Museum in Victoria, Texas - 2017

 

Curate Texas Contemporary Glass Exhibition at the Nave Museum in Victoria, Texas - 2017

 

Teaching 3D Design Course at University of Texas at Arlington - 2016 - 2017

 

Teaching Sand Casting Course for Advanced Glass Students - University of Texas at Arlington - Fall 2016

 

Artist Talk at University of Texas at Arlington - Advanced Glass Students, Arlington, Texas - 2016

 

Curated the 530 Collective Group Exhibition - 755 Magazine, New Orleans, Louisiana - March, 2015

 

Curated the Glassification Group Exhibition - 755 Magazine, New Orleans, Louisiana - March 2014

 

Teaching Assistant (Glass Blowing) - University of Texas Arlington - 2015-16

 

Directed the Metropolitan Contemporary Glass Group’s New Orleans Tour of area glass studios and to view a demonstration by Gene Koss at Tulane University.

 

 

Memberships

 

Glass Art Society March 2012 - Present

Arts Council of New Orleans January 2015 - Present

Shreveport Regional Arts Council September 2016 - Present

 

Community Service & Activities

 

Attended the 2016 Glass Arts Society Conference at Corning Museum of Glass

President of M.A.C.H.I.N.E. - MFA student organization at the University of Texas at Arlington,  2016

Member of Grants Review Panel for Arts Council of New Orleans, 2014

Guest Lecturer at Loyola University, Tulane University and Louisiana State University, 2009 -2014

Member of Grants Review Panel for Louisiana Division of the Arts, 1986

Guest Lecturer for Arts Council of New Orleans - “Arts Marketing” 2010-2012

 © 2018 by Eric Hess

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