Emily J. Fruth

Curriculum Vitae



Education


2011-Present        Bachelor of Fine Arts program, Bowling Green State University,  Bowling Green Ohio 43402


2008-2010             Bachelor of Fine Arts Program, University of Saint Francis, Fort  Wayne, Indiana, 46808



Experience


2015-2012             Studio Monitor at Bowling Green State University, School of Art, Metals Department, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2014                      Gallery Attendant, NOWOH 7: The 7th Annual Northwest Ohio  Community Art Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling  Green, Ohio, 43402


                               Pinning Committee for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition Opening, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43202


                               Hanging Committee for the Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2013                      Hanging Committee for the Holgate High School Student/Alumni Exhibition, Holgate, Ohio, 43527


2008                      Hanging Committee for the Holgate High School Student/Alumni Exhibition, Holgate, Ohio, 43527



Awards

    

2014                      Honorable Mention, NOWOH 7: The 7th Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, Bowling  Green, Ohio, 43402


                               Athena Award, Art Award Competition, Athena Art Society


                               Medici Circle Best of Show Award, “We Are The Church,” 63rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University School of Art, Bowling                                                     .                              Green, Ohio, 43402


                               First Place in Metals/Jewelry, “We Are The Church,” 63rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University School of Art, Bowling Green,  .                              Ohio, 43402


                               Honorable Mention in Metals/Jewelry, “Grandma’s Stargazer Lilies,” 63rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University School of Art, .                                                          .                              Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


                               Honorable Mention in Metals/Jewelry, “”It’s Not My Kitchen, It’s Yours And Grandma’s,” 63rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State                 .                              University School of Art, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2013                     Jane H. Zimmerman Award for Excellence for a Body of Work, Best of Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Columbus, Ohio, 43212


2008                     Juror’s Award, Focus Regional Show, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 43620


                              $1,000 grant, High School Exhibition, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808


                              First Place in Fiber Arts, High School Art Exhibition, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio, 43545


                              First Place, Patriotic Art Contest, VFW Ladies Guild


2007                    Second Place, Patriotic Art Contest, VFW Ladies Guild


                              First Place in Sculpture, High School Art Exhibition, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio, 43545



Exhibitions


2014                      NOWOH 7 Award Winners’ Invitational Exhibition: Bowling Green Arts Council, Myles Baker Street Gallery, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402

    

                               NOWOH 7: The 7th Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Bowling Green Arts Council, Bowling Green State University School of Fine Art,             .                              Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


                               Soulcology in Metal, Guilford Art Center, Guilford, Connecticut, 06437


                               Best of 2014, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, traveling exhibition, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 43212, The Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert,                                             Ohio, 45891


                               63rd Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Bowling Green State University School of Fine Art, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2013                      Student/Alumni Exhibition, Holgate High School, Holgate, Ohio, 43527


                               Inspired! Young Ohio Artists 2013, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 43212


                               Best of 2013, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, traveling exhibition, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 43212 Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio,                             .                              45662 Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Ohio, 45501


                               Metals 2013, Michigan Silversmiths Guild, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, 48202 


2012                      Intimate Conversations in Metal 2, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2011                      Intimate Conversations in Metal, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


2010                      Student Exhibition, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808


2009                      Student Exhibition, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808


2008                      Focus Regional Show, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 43620


                               Summer Art Exhibition, Blanchard River Arts Guild, Ottawa, Ohio, 45875


                               Student/Alumni Exhibition, Holgate High School, Holgate, Ohio, 43527

    

                               High School Art Exhibition, University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46808


                               High School Art Exhibition, 2008, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio, 43545


2007                      Summer Art Exhibition, 2007, Blanchard River Arts Guild, Ottawa, Ohio, 45875

 

                               High School Art Exhibition, 2007, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio, 43545


                               High School Exhibition,2007, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio, 43545




Positions Held


Fall 2014-Present             Student Assistant to the Medici Circle of Friends of the School of Art board




Extended Education


2014                    From Grains To Gold: Society of North American Goldsmiths 43rd annual conference, Hilton Minneapolis, Minnesota


2013                    Benchtop Mokume Gane by Torch, Hand, and Hammer: workshop with James Viste, Michigan Silversmiths Guild, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan


                             Cloisonné Enameling in the Round: Workshop with Harlan Butt, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402


                             Forging Entrepreneurs: Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Society of North American Goldsmiths symposium, Academy of Art, San Francisco, California


                             Meta-Mosaic: Society of North American Goldsmiths 42nd annual conference, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


                             Mokume Gane: class with Hans Rubel, January Toledo Museum of  Art, Toledo, Ohio


2012                   Lost and Found: Using Found Objects: Workshop with Bob Ebendorf,  Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio,               .                            43402


2011                   Daylight and Darkroom: Photographic Techniques for the Jeweler and Metalsmith: workshop with Andrew Kuebeck, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling                   .                           Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402



Presentations


2014                   Undergraduate Experience Presentation, Medici Circle of Friends of the School of Art, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 43402



Publications and Media Appearances


2014                    Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths Around the World, online exhibition, The Ganoksin Project,                                                                                                v                            http://www.ganoksin.com/exhibition/changing-hues


                              Alchemy in the Digital Age (Part 1): SNAG Student Slide Presentation, Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2014 SNAG Conference: From Grains to                          .                             Gold, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYTQuFTIp5w


                              Audio Tour Participant, Best of 2014, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio


                              2014 SNAG Conference Program, Page 26, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota 



Technical Skills and Abilities

        

                             Alginate molds

                             Bezel settings

                             Electroforming

                             Enameling (photo decal, champleve, plique-a-jour)

                             Etching

                             Fabrication

                             Handmade universal joints

                             Hand threaded mechanisms

                             Hydraulic die forming

                             Lost wax casting

                             Mokume Gane 

                             Planishing

                             Riveting (standard, tube)

                             Sewing

                             Spiculum forming

        

Professional Memberships


2014-Present        Athena Art Society


2013-Present        Medici Circle of Friends of the School of Art


                                Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University


                                Michigan SIlversmiths Guild


                                Society of North American Goldsmiths


                                Ohio Designer Craftsmen


2010-2009             Toledo Museum of Art


                                Art Student League, University of Saint Francis


2009-2007            Blanchard River Arts Guild, 2007-2009        

    

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