CV • JESSICA TODD

EDUCATION
2014
Master of Fine Arts, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling
    Kent State University, Kent, OH under Kathleen Browne
2009
Diploma of Hispanic Studies, Superior Level
    University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2008
Bachelor of Arts in Art, Concentration in Metal Art and Technology; International Arts minor
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA under James Thurman

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
2014-present
Residency Manager, Rauschenberg Residency, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, FL
2013-2014
Temporary Assistant Professor, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling Program, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Instructor of Record for:
    Introduction to Jewelry/Metals I, Spring 2014
    Computer-Aided Design (CAD) for Jewelry, Fall 2013
2011-2013
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling Program, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Instructor of Record for:
    Introduction to Jewelry/Metals I, Spring 2012 and Spring 2013
    Jewelry Concepts and Techniques, Fall 2012
2011
Studio Assistant, Fine Metals, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
2007
Studio Assistant, Art Glass Center at Glen Echo, Glen Echo, MD

RELATED EXPERIENCE
2017
Judge, Dream Worlds exhibition, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
Judge, 24 Hour Festival, Ghostbird Theatre Company, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, FL
2016
Workshop Instructor, Locket Workshop, full-day workshop, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Cape Coral Arts Studio, Cape Coral, FL
Guest Lecturer, Jewelry/Metals Student Co-op, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2015
Guest Lecturer, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Judge, Macro-Micro exhibition, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
Guest Artist, Lee Arts Educators Association, Fort Myers, FL
2014
Exhibitor, Kent State Maker Faire, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Presenter, Graduate Research Symposium, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Curator, Synthesis: Integrating the Digital, Painting Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2013
Presenter, Graduate Gathering, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Workshop Instructor, Selling Your Craft Online, full-day workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
Lecturer (in conjunction with solo exhibition Home), Kent State University at Stark, Stark, OH
Workshop Instructor, Etsy Workshop, full-day workshop, Kent State University, Kent, OH

EXHIBITIONS
2016
Touched with Fire
    Juried Exhibition, Kaviar Forge & Gallery, Louisville, KY
Halstead Kinetic Design Challenge
    Juried Competition, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC
      • Runner-Up
Material Girls
    Invitational Exhibition, Brockway Center for Arts and Technology, Pittsburgh, PA
Ring of Fire
    Members Exhibition, Cape Coral Arts Studio, Cape Coral, FL
      • Third place award
2015
Naughty Narratives: Lives Revealed
    Juried Exhibition, Art Avenue, Greenville, NC
Material Matters: Process to Product
    Juried Exhibition, Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC
It's Hot, It's Cold, It's Color
    Juried Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
      • Fifth place award
2014
Little Boxes
    Solo Exhibition, Painting Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
The Digital Hand
    Invitational Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Art at the Farm
    Juried Exhibition, Barberton Community Foundation, Barberton, OH
ASM International Art Exhibition
    Juried Exhibition, ASM International Headquarters, Materials Park, OH
      • Piece chosen for the Permanent Collection
Material Matters: Making Connections
    Juried Exhibition, Art Avenue, Greenville, NC
2013
Buckle Up: Belt Buckles Beyond Function
    Juried Exhibition, online, Crafthaus
Home
    Solo Exhibition, Main Hall Art Gallery, Kent State University at Stark, Stark, OH
2013 Graduate Student Exhibition
    Juried Exhibition, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Hudson, OH
Mythical Genitalia
    Juried Exhibition, Gallery 1010, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
ASM International Art Exhibition
    Juried Exhibition, ASM International Headquarters, Materials Park, OH
World Championship Belt Buckle Competition Finalist
    Juried Exhibition, online
Home
    Solo Exhibition, Sculpture Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Student Annual Exhibition
    Juried Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
KSU MFA 2013
    Invitational Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2012
Annual Small Works Competition
    Juried Exhibition, Downtown Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
American Craft Today
    Juried Exhibition, The Bascom, Highlands, NC
Student Annual Exhibition
    Juried Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2011
6th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition
    Invitational Exhibition, Step Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Annual Small Works Competition
    Juried Exhibition, Downtown Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Small Works
    Juried Exhibition, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
28th Biennial Exhibition of the Creative Crafts Council
    Juried Exhibition, Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda, MD
      • Second Place award in the category of Mixed Media
All-Media Exhibit
    Juried Exhibition, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Remains
    Juried Exhibition, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2008
Reclaiming the Souvenir
    Solo Exhibition, Patterson Gallery, University Park, PA

PUBLICATIONS/WORKS CITED, REVIEWED OR REPRODUCED
2017
CAST: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity's Most Transformational Process, Jen Townsend and Renée Zettle-Sterling (co-authors), Schiffer Publishing
2014
Fabric Printing at Home, Julie Booth (author), Quarry Books
2012
Humor in Craft, Brigitte Martin (author), Schiffer Publishing

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
2013
Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship
2011-2013
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2012, 2013, 2014
Graduate Student Senate Domestic Travel Grant, Kent State University, Kent, OH
2011
Summer Studio Assistantship, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ

WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES ATTENDED
2017
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Nexus, New Orleans, LA
Thomas Mann studioFLUX, New Orleans, LA
    Flush Setting Workshop with Wayne Werner
2015
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Impact, Boston, MA
2014
ECU Metals Symposium
    Material Topics: Image and Meaning, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2013
Rhino Teacher Training, Kent State University, Kent, OH
    3-D Modeling Workshop with Bruce Weirich
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Meta Mosaic, Toronto, Canada
2012
Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
    Casting Runs Rampant with Preston Jones
Rhino Teacher Training, Ontario High School, Ontario, OH
    3-D Modeling Workshop with Bruce Weirich
Summer 2012 Kent Blossom Art, Kent State University, Kent, OH
    Connections with Renee Zettle-Sterling
    Hunter or Gatherer? with Mary Hallam Pearse
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    The Heat is On, Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ
2011
Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
    Hand Engraving with Andrea Kennington and Les Bryant
    Kinetic Jewelry with Sarah Doremus
    Soldering Strategies with Stacey Lee Webber
Summer 2011 Kent Blossom Art, Kent State University, Kent, OH
    Patterning with Linda Threadgill
    Incorporeal (Body Ornamentation) with Kristin Beeler
2010
Creative Metalworks School of Design, Kensington, MD
    Jewelry Fabrication with Michael Schwartz
The Art League School, Alexandria, VA
    Workshops with Brian Kirk, Gretchen Raber, Nick Barnes, Tina Chisena, Linda Hurt and Julie Booth
2009
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Revolution, Philadelphia, PA
2008
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Crosscurrents, Savannah, GA
2007
Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA
    Quick Rings with James Thurman
Society for North American Goldsmiths annual conference
    Directions Unknown, Memphis, TN

ORGANIZATIONS
Crafthaus
Florida Society of Goldsmiths
Society of North American Goldsmiths