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TAYLOR FENTZ

Johnstown, PA, 15901, United States

 765.808.3700

www.taylorfentz.com, TaylorFentz@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2019-2020           MFA Candidate, Concentration in Metals, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

2018                      BFA, Metals Program, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018                 Human Nature, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 We Are SNAG Anthology, Juried, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Virtual Exhibition and Catalogue

2020                Open House Exhibition, Invitation Exhibition, Touchstone Center For Craft

Grit to Gold, Student Exhibition, Juried, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Eugene, OR

                          Mad For Hoops, Juried, Gallery 2052, Chicago, IL

                           Keepsakes, Invitational Exhibition, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2019                 The Haul, Juried, Curated by The Secret Identity Project, Chicago, IL

                          Earrings Galore, Juried, Traveling Exhibition, Heidi Low Gallery, Rehoboth, DE

                          Chicago Chandeliers, Juried, Lillstreet Gallery, Lillstreet Arts Center, Chicago, IL

                          Front of The House, Back of The House, Juried, Traveling Exhibition, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth, DE

2018                 Adorned Spaces, Society of North American Goldsmiths, International Conference, Portland, OR

                          Collective Voices, Material Topics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2017                 Adorned Spaces, Society of North American Goldsmiths, International Conference, New Orleans, LA

                          Deconstruct/Reconstruct, Material Topics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

                          Annual Student Art Show, Ball State University, Juried, Muncie, IN

2015                 Annual Student Art Show, Ball State University, Juried, Muncie, IN

HONORS

2020                 Student Scholarship, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA

2019                 Award, Outstanding Senior Art Student In Metals, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2018                 Nomination for Windgate Fellowship, Ball State University, Muncie, IN      

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2020-Current      On-site Manger and Program Developer, Creator Square, Johnstown, PA

2020 Resident Artist, Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

Intern, Small Metals Studio Technician, Touchstone Center For Crafts, Farmington, PA

                           Host and Moderator, SNAG In Conversation With Students, Bi-Monthly virtual meeting,                         Society of North American Goldsmiths, Zoom

                          Project Coordinator, Keepsakes, Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC

2019-2020       Graduate Assistant in Sculpture, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

                          Graduate Assistant in Metals, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

2019                  Vender, Trunk Show, Society of North American Goldsmiths Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

                           Studio Assistant, Jessica Calderwood, Muncie, IN

2018                  Vender, Trunk Show, Society of North American Goldsmiths Annual Conference,                                 Portland, OR

2017-2018        Metals Studio Assistant, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

2017                  Head of Metals, Camp Micah, Bridgton, ME

2016                  Studio Assistant, Nancy Lee Designs, Indianapolis, IN

2015                  Bench Jeweler, Heidi J Hale, Muncie, IN

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

2019- Present American Craft Council

2017-Present  Society of North American Goldsmiths

PUBLICATIONS

2020                  Jewelry And Metals Survey, Juried, Society of North American Goldsmiths, ed. 3

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2020 – Current    B. Campbell Gallery, Touchstone Center For Crafts, Farmington, PA

Gallery and Store Front, Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA