Joe Wood

Title: Professor


Degrees: BS, SUNY College at Buffalo; MFA, Kent State University

Exhibitions  Feed - Invitational show of computer inspired art, Baklar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, October 2004; Joe Wood – New Work The Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI October, 2002; Inventing Contemporary Ornament: A National Invitational Exhibition Fine Arts Center Galleries, Bowling Green State Unifversity, Bowing Green OH, August, 2002; Markers in Contemporary Metal Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY January, 2002; Schmuck 2001, Munich, Germany, March, 2001; Color, Martina & Company, Providence RI, Invitational exhibition, March 30, - April 30, 2000; Surface Ecstatic, Facere Gallery, Seattle WA. Invitational exhibition, March 23, - April 13, 2000; New Work by Joe Wood, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA. One person exhibition of recent contemporary jewelry objects. March 9 - April 1 1999; Contemporary Metals, Maryland Institute College of Art, Gomez Gallery, Baltimore MD. Invitational exhibition of contemporary metalwork. November 28, 1998 - January 4, 1999; Signals: Late 20th Century American Jewelry, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Invitational Exhibition, Curated by Gary Griffin, Nov. 96 - Jan. 97 then, traveling until Jul. 97; Jewelry in Europe and America: New Times, New Thinking, The Craft Council, London, England, Sept. - Nov. 96, National Museum of Wales, Dec. 96- Mar. 97. Contemporary American Jewelry, Invitational Exhibition, Curated by Charon Kransen Touring Europe, Aug. 96 traveling until July 97. Joe Wood: One Person Show, Exhibition of recent work, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, September 9 to October 14, 1995; Schmuckszene 95, Invitational exhibition of contemporary jewelry, Internationale Handwerkmesse, Munich, Germany, March 1995; ‘93 The Art of Jewelry, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, International touring exhibit of contemporary jewelry work, September - December 1993; Sculptural Concerns, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne IN. Touring exhibit of contemporary American metalwork, May 1993 until April 1996; Design Visions: The Australian International Crafts Triennial, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia;  International invitational exhibit of contemporary jewelry and metalwork August through October 1992; Americk’Y Sperk, Prague, Czechoslovakia, invitational exhibit of contemporary jewelry, June 1991; Schmuckszene ‘91, Internationale Handwerksmesse, Munich, Germany, international exhibit of contemporary jewelry, March 1991; OrnamentaI, Phorzeim, Germany, international exhibit of contemporary jewelry objects, September 30 - November 19, 1989

Collections/Client Work Public Collections: Renwick Gallery Collection, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts. Private Collections: Daphne Farago; Margret Craver Withers; Robert Lee Morris

Publications Metalsmith, Vol. 17 No.1, Spring, 1997, Joe Wood, The Manifest Idea, Interview article by Patricia Harris and David Lyons, pp. 12-19, color photos. Jewelry in Europe and America, New Times, New Thinking, Ralph Turner, Thames and Hudson 1996, page 95, color photo. The New Jewelry, Trends & Traditions, Peter Dormer and Ralph Turner, Thames and Hudson Ltd. 1994, page 191 photo. One of a Kind: Art Jewelry Today, by Susan Grant Lewin; Abrams publications, 1994. Featured artist with text and portfolio; pp. 212-215, color photos. Ornament, VOL. 16, No 3, Spring 1993, “Joe Wood: Layers of Curiosity”, interview article by Carol A. Benson, pp. 60-65, color photos. American Craft, VOL. 52, No. 4, August / September 1992. Exhibition review of Crossroads, at Artwear Gallery by Andrea Dinoto, pp. 50-53 color photo. Ornament, VOL. 15 No. 3, Spring 1992, Article on Brooches by Cynthia Quadra, pg. 35, color photo. Ornament, VOL. 13 No. 4, Summer 1990, exhibition review by Daniel Jocz, pp. 15, 78, color photo. OrnamentaI, Internationale Schmuckkunst, Prestel-Verlag, Munchen, 1989, catalog for the exhibition of contemporary jewelry art, pp. 218, 219

Grants Society of Arts and Crafts Biennial Fellowship Award: 1994. Massachusetts Arts Council Fellowship Finalist: 1991. National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship: 1990

Other Joe Wood is currently the program coordinator for the Metals Department at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, MA. He has been teaching Jewelry, Metalsmithing, Computer techniques for object-makers and other classes at MassArt since 1985. He has taught workshops at The Royal College of Art in London, Silpakorn University in Bangkok Thailand, Haystack, Penland, Arrowmont, Seattle Metals Guild and other places. Many exhibitions of work include Schmuck 2001, Munich Germany, Signals: Late 20th Century American Jewelry, Cranbrook Museum of Art. Work is in the public collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine WI and the private collection of Daphne Farago. His work has been published in catalogs, books and magazine articles

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