Art Resume

· Participated in juried shows and exhibitions
· Leadership roles in art organizations
· Experienced in teaching art workshops
· Educated in workshops and extensive classes with both local artists and masters in glass

Wayne State University, Detroit , MI 48202
Master of Library Science – M.L.S.
Received full Graduate-Professional Scholarship for 1996/1997
Graduated with a 4.0 GPA – May 1997

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti , MI 48197
Bachelor of Science – Psychology, major: Social Work, minor
Graduated with a 3.56 GPA –April 1995

Workshops Attended
Lucio Bubacco – Venetian Techniques in Lampwork - Sep. 2010, Murano, Italy
Doug Remschneider - Getting the most Color in Boro - Nov. 2008, Dearborn, MI
Emilio Santini – Venetian Techniques in Lampwork – Oct. 2007, W. Michigan Glass Society in Kalamazoo, MI
Jonathon Winters – Using Metals in Lampwork – June 2007, Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, WI
J.C. Herrell – Enamel Use with Lampwork - April 2007, Kollectibles by Kathleen in Berkley, MI
Loren Stump – Face Murrini, Paperweight, and Floral Lampwork Techniques – Nov. 2006,    Kollectibles by Kathleen in Berkley, MI
Marc Vandenberg – Off the Mandrel Lampwork Techniques - July 2006, University of Michigan     Dearborn in Dearborn, MI
▪ Susan Lenart Kazmer – Resins and Found Object Jewelry Techniques - April 2006, Kollectibles by    Kathleen in Berkley, MI
Susan Lenart Kazmer – Etching Metals - June 2005, Bead and Button Show in Milwaukee, WI
Jeri Wahrfatig – Sandblasting Glass Beads – June 2005, Bead and Button Show in     Milwaukee, WI
Stevi Belle – Various Lampwork Techniques – Oct. 2004, Kollectibles by Kathleen in Berkley, MI
Robert Jennik, Spiral Lampwork Technique – June 2003, Bead and Button Show, Milwaukee,   WI
Jill Hamilton –Sculpting Doll Heads – Feb. 2003, Plymouth, MI
Donald Miller - Beginning Beadmaking – Fall 2002, University of Michigan Dearborn, Dearborn, MI
Val Oswald - Beginning Beadmaking – Mar. 2001, Delphi Glass in Lansing, MI
Deborah Flanagan - Jewelry Making – Spring 1998, Ann Arbor Art Center in Ann Arbor, MI

Honors / Awards
2006 ISGB Bead Pen Contest – 2nd place
2006 Delphi Glass Month – 2nd place in both jewelry and lampwork categories
2006 Lapidary Journal Bead Award – 2nd place in glass bead category
2005 ISGB Bead Pen Contest – 1st place
Bibliography Trajectories Exhibit Catalogue, 2007.
Lapidary Journal Magazine, “Bead Arts Awards”, October 2006, p. 53.
▪ Bead and Button Magazine, “Your Work, Bead Dreams”, October 2006, p. 40.
Bead Release, “Artist’s Spotlight: Joy Cichewicz”,Spring 2006, (feature article) p. 14-15.

Southeastern Michigan Glass Beadmakers, 2002-2007 – President (2004-2006), Webmaster (2006-    2007), Show Chair for Winter Wonders Holiday Glass Show (2003-2007)
International Society of Glass Beadmakers, 2005-2010
Glass Art Society, 2007
Brighton Art Guild, 2004

Our Town, Community House, Birmingham, MI, 2010
Little Things Mean A Lot, Lawrence Street Gallery, Ferndale, MI, 2007
Our Town, Community House, Birmingham, MI, 2007
Berkowitz Gallery, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, 2007, Open Competition and Exhibit (Joe Marks, Curator), Dearborn, MI
Trajectories, 2006-2007, Touring exhibit sponsored by the International Society of Glass    Beadmakers and The Bead Museum, AZ
Bead Dreams Exhibit (Bead and Button Show), 2006, Milwaukee, WI

Galleries / Distributors
Arts Afire Gallery, 2005-2011, Alexandria, VA
Kittrell Riffkind Fine Art Glass Gallery, On the Wild Side Exhibit, 2011, Dallas,TX
Pismo Fine Arts Glass Gallery, Invitational, 2011, Denver, CO
Kahn-Fagan Distributers, 2007-2008, shows on the West Coast

Workshops Taught/ Presentations
Best Bead Show - Tucson, Spring, 2011, Zigzag Bracelet workshop (original design of lampwork beads and silver wire) and Animal Attraction workshop (lampwork workshop to make animal head beads)
Beadfest Philly, 2009, Zigzag Bracelet workshop (original design of lampwork beads and silver wire) and Animal Antics workshop (lampwork workshop to make animal head beads)
Beadfest Miami , 2008, Zigzag Bracelet workshop (original design of lampwork beads and silver wire)
Winter Retreat, 2008 (sponsored by SMGBG) Will teach 2 sessions of Animal Attraction, a lampwork class creating sculputured animal heads
Beading for PreTeens, 2007 (sponsored by Brighton District Library) taught earring workshop for 15 preteens.
Beadfest Philadelphia, 2007, Taught 2 sessions of Zigzag Bracelet workshop (original design of lampwork beads and silver wire)
Findings Bead Store 2007, Ann Arbor, MI - Taught Zigzag Bracelet workshop (original design of lampwork beads and silver wire)
Winter Retreat, 2007 (sponsored by SMGBG), Taught 1 session of Zigzag Bracelet workshop    (lampwork beads and silver wire)
SMGBG Meetings, have done many lampwork and wire working demos from 2004-2010
▪  WomenFest, 2003, Earring making workshop, Brighton, MI

Shows Organized 
Winter Wonders Holiday Glass Show, 2003-2009, 25 artists, show of members of the Southeast    Michigan Glass Beadmakers Guild, held at the Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Windows on the Arts, 1998-2000, 7-9 artists, show/fundraiser held at the Fred C. Fischer    Library    in Belleville, MI

Recent Job History
Ypsilanti District Library, Downtown Branch Manager
Ypsilanti, MI  48111
August 2008-present
Brighton District Library, Head of Automated Services
Brighton , MI, 48116
December 2002-August 2008
Brighton District Library, Electronic Services Librarian
Brighton , MI, 48116
April 2000-December 2002
Michigan Electronic Library (MEL), Social Issues & Social Services Selector and Libraries; Information Science Co-Selector
Library of Michigan, Lansing
December 2000 – May 2003
University of Michigan , Learning Communities Librarian
Ann Arbor , MI, 48109-1185
August 1997 – April 2000
University of Michigan, School of Information Adjunct Lecturer
Ann Arbor , MI, 48109
August 1998 – April 1999
▪ UAW/Chrysler Technology Training Center, Librarian
Detroit, MI
Librarian; June 1997-August 1997
▪ Fred C. Fischer Library, Library Aide
Belleville, MI  48111