Stephanie Brohman

700 Carriage Hill·Apt 4·Iowa City, IA 52246

847-209-2820·stephaniebrohman@gmail.com

      

Education

 

M.F.A: Jewelry and Metal Arts

With a Minor in Sculpture

          The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

          May 2016

          GPA: 3.91

Graduate Certificate: University of Iowa Center for the Book (UICB)

         Focusing on papermaking and book binding

         The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

          May 2016

 MA: Jewelry and Metal Arts

With a Minor in Sculpture

          The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

          May 2014

          GPA: 3.83

 B.F.A : Metals and Jewelry

              Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia

              May 2010

              GPA: 3.61

                                  

Teaching Experience

 

June 2016

Iowa Arts Festival, Iowa City, IA

Demo of stamping and texturing on metal

 August 2012-May 2016

Instructor of Record, University of Iowa

Fall 2014-Spring 2016: Intro to Jewelry and Metal Arts

Fall 2012-Spring 2014: Elements of Jewelry and Metal Arts

  April 2015

Art Share Workshop, University of Iowa

Co-taught an etching on metal and bracelet making workshop for Middle school and Elementary school students from the Johnson County school district.

August-December 2014

Teaching Assistant, University of Iowa

Fall 2014:  Mold Making

April-May 2014

Makers Space, Cedar Rapids, IA

Cold Connections Jewelry Course

June-July 2006

Lehman’s School of Dance, Northfield, IL

Taught students from ages 5-10 how to make beaded and other mixed media jewelry and fashion accessories.

April-May 2006

Blue Buddha Boutique, Chicago, IL

Taught students how to make chainmaille jewelry.

                

Professional Experience

 

August 2012-May 2016

Metals Shop Monitor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Supervised the Metals Studio during open studio hours. Encouraged and enforced proper usage of tools and equipment. Assisted Students with questions and helped problem solve.  Reported damaged equipment, disposed of chemical waste properly, etc.

March 2011- November 2011

Julia Failey: Eco Friendly Jewelry, Chicago, IL

Beadwork, repaired castings, finalized production pieces. Conducted store research and sent line sheets to prospective stores.

September 2010-July 2012

Blue Buddha Boutique, Chicago, IL

Consignment jump ring maker, coiled, cut, and polished aluminum jump rings.

December 2008- May 2011

Allison Schiller, Jewelry Designer, Glencoe, IL

Assisted in designing and beading jewelry, occasionally some bench work/organic stone setting. In charge or keeping inventory of jewelry and repairing beaded items. Did store research as well as sent out promotional materials to prospective stores.

November 2009

Special Topics Fossil Watch Project                    

Designed watch and presented to Fossil

        

Awards and Honors

 

Fall 2012 –Spring 2016

Teaching Assistantship

Fall 2012 – Spring 2016

Jewelry Scholarship 

Fall 2014 –Spring 2015

SIF Fellowship

August, 2008- 2010

Junior Artist Honorable Mention, Port Clinton Art Festival

May 2010

Cum Laude, Savannah College of Art and Design 

February 2006- May 2010

Dean’s List ,  Savannah College of Art and Design

May 2006-2010

Portfolio Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design

April 2006

Honorable Mention Art Award, Wilmette Arts Guild, Necklace

George E. Noyes Community Spirit Award

Girl Scout Gold Award

      

Solo Exhibitions

 

April 2016

“(Self) Preservation: MFA Solo Exhibition,” Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

December 2013

“Interplay: MA Solo Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 

Juried Exhibitions

 

September-October 2014

“Metal Extinction: Using Metal to Honor and Make Permanent our Vanishing World,” Saddleback College Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA

August-September 2014

“The Brooch Show,” Racine Arts Council, Racine, WI  

March 2014-Ongoing

“Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths Around the World,” Online Exhibition

August-September 2011

“Explorations: New Works by New Artists,” The Art Center, Highland Park, IL

June 2011

Accepted “Fine Fiber Exhibition,” Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair, Grayslake, IL

May 2011

“Fluxuation,” SNAG Student Juried Show, Seattle, WA

April 2010

Juried Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah, GA

February 2009

SJTA student competition and exhibition, Atlanta Jewelry Trade Show, Atlanta, GA     

 

Group Exhibitions

 

May 2016

“MFA Graduation Exhibition,” Levitt Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2016

“Metal and Jewelry Arts: Graduate Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

February 2016

“UICB Certificate Show,” K.K. Merker Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2015

“Metal and Jewelry Arts: Graduate Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 

January 2015

“Crafting Connections,” Participation Exhibition of the 2015 ECU Metals Symposium,  East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

April 2014

“2014 SNAG Student Slide Show: ‘Alchemy in the Digital Age,’” Minneapolis, MN

“MA Graduation Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

“Metal and Jewelry Arts: Graduate Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

March 2014

“President Fund Raising Show,” Levitt Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

October 2013

“Ctrl + A: Attendee Exhibition”  Zoom Symposium, Fine Arts Building, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN

August- September 2013

“President Fund Raising Show,” Levitt Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

April 2013

“Metal and Jewelry Arts: Graduate Exhibition,” Eve Drewlowe Gallery, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

May 2010

SCAD School of Design Show, River Club, Savannah, GA

SCAD Style Week Show, Alexander Hall, Savannah, GA        

Bijoux in Bloom, Metals and Jewelry Department Trunk Show, Kennedy Pharmacy, Savannah, GA 

SCAD Exhibit in Taiwan

April 2010

“Eclectic” Senior Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah, GA

      

Publications

 

November 2014

Featured in the 2014 Lewton Brain Fold Forming Competition

http://cs.jewelrymakingmagazines.com/art/bonus/m/2014-lewton-brian-foldform-competition/default.aspx

July 2011

Featured in “Art Round Up”, Blue Buddha Boutique’s Blog

http://www.bluebuddhaboutique.com/blog/2011/07/

 

             

Workshops and Conferences Attended

 

 May 2016

SNAG neXt , “An Interchange and Exchange of the Many Facets of Making a Living in the Field”,  Asheville, NC 

May 2015

SNAG, “Impact: Looking Back, Forging Forward”, Boston, MA

April 2014

SNAG, “From Grains to Gold”, Minneapolis, MN

October 2013

Zoom Symposium, “Examining the Future of Craft”, Bloomington, IN

May 2011

SNAG, “Flux”, Seattle, WA

March 2008

SNAG, “Crosscurrents: Diverse Solutions in a Global Environment”, Savannah, GA

 

Organizations and Activities

 

May 2015

SNAG Conference, Boston, MA

 Volunteer      

May 2013-2015

Arts Fest, University of Iowa

September 2012-May 2016

Metals Coterie, University of Iowa

January 2008- Present

Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) Member

November 2011

SOFA Chicago                                                                                                                  

Volunteer for SNAG, staffing the table and providing

information about SNAG

October 2011

Chicago Marathon                                                                

Volunteered for the Kidney Cancer Association in support of the runners

April 2010

“Eclectic” Senior Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah, GA

Organized show and postcards

June 2009- 2012

Chicago Metal Arts Guild Member (CMAG)

March 2008

SNAG Conference, Savannah, Georgia                                                                  

Volunteered at the Wedding Ritual Exhibition, sold programs

for the exhibition and greeted guests

September 2008-May 2010

SCAD Metals and Jewelry Student Association (MJSA)

June 2005-2012

The Art Center Member (TAC), Highland Park IL

               

Technical Skills

 

¨     Metalsmithing                                         

¨     Limited Goldsmithing

¨     Enameling

¨     Casting

¨     Forming and Raising

¨     Mold Making

¨     Keum Boo

¨     Chainmaille

¨     Plastics

¨     Silicone

¨     Crocheting

¨     Knitting

¨     Felting

¨     Reticulation

¨     Rhino

¨     CNC Mill

¨     Laser Cutter

¨     PhotoShop

¨     Bookbinding

¨     Western Papermaking

¨     Asian Papermaking

¨     Beading