ARTIST CV

Personal details

Jonathan Davis, (b. 1981, US)

jonathan@locallygrownart.com|www.locallygrownart.com|

jonathan@jonathanmichaeldavis.com |www.jonathanmichaeldavis.com|

919.200.1957

Education

2001-2003 Carolina Glass Arts Studio Apprenticeship

2006 NC State Lapidary class

2008 Private Study under Emilio Santini

2010 Furnace Glassblowing, Sally Resnik Thermal lab

Selected Exhibitions 

2013 Windows on Chapel Hill, Town of Chapel Hill public art exhibit, NC

2013 Crank Arm Brewery, Raleigh, NC lighting pendants with Nate Sheaffer

2008-2014 Chatham Studio Tour, Chatham Artists Guild, Pittsboro, NC

2014 Sculpture in the Garden, Chapel Hill Botanical Gardens, NC

2014 Tupelo Honey Café, Raleigh, NC, Collaboration with Matt Mcconnell Studios

2014 Fabricator for Laura Belem’s 1,000 bells project, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC

2015 The Ritz Music hall , Raleigh, NC lighting collaboration with Nate Sheaffer and Louis st. Lewis

2015 IX Art Park, Charlottesville, VA lighting installation

2015 Sculpture in the Garden, Chapel Hill Botanical Gardens, NC

2015 Tupelo Honey Café, Nashville, TN Collaboration with Matt Mcconnell Studios

2015 City Tap Bar Outdoor lighting Installation, Pittsboro, NC

2016 Shimmer The Art of Light, Illumination installation, Carrboro, NC

2016 Sculpture Visions, Public Art Installation, Chamber of Commerce, Chapel Hill, NC

 

Bibliography

Chatham Living Magazine, cover, p.22-26, 2008 edition

Forrest Greenslade, Chatham County Line, cover, Vol. 8, issue 10

Gerry Broome, “NC artists burns glass into sculptures” Associated Press, September 23, 2014

Texts

Jonathan Davis, “Borosilicate Sunflower Pendant Tutorial” The Annealer Magazine, Vol. 3, Winter 2008, p. 27-30

Teaching

2002-2003 Durham Arts Council, lampworking, Session Instructor

2003, Cirque du Soleil, lampworking workshop, Instructor

2010 Jesse Sanderson High School, Visual Art Honors Class, lampworking, Guest Instructor

2007-2015 North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics mini-term, Session Instructor

 2008- 2011 Central Carolina Community College, Introduction to lampworking Continuing Education, Session Instructor

2011 North Carolina State University, School of Business Management, team building workshop, Instructor

2011 UNC Charlotte Art Club, lampworking workshop, Instructor

2011 High Point University Art Club Introduction to lampworking, Instructor

2012-2016 North Carolina State University Craft Center Introduction to borosilicate, Session Instructor

2013 High Point University Introduction to lampworking workshop, Instructor

2014 Siemens team building event, Introduction to lampworking workshop, Instructor

2014 University North Carolina Charlotte Art Club, Introduction to lampworking workshop

2014 North Carolina State, School of Architecture, Alternative materials workshop, Guest Instructor

2014 North Carolina State University, School of Business Management, Team building workshop, Instructor

 

Awards

2010 Chatham Artists Guild, Studio Tour Showcase “Honorable Mention”  Judge Dan Gottlieb, The North Carolina Museum of Art Director of Planning and Design

2012 Chatham Studio Tour, Studio Tour Showcase “Best in Show” Award

2014 Botanical Gardens, Sculpture in the Garden show, “Merit Award”  Judge Carolyn Putney, Chief Curator of The Toledo Museum of Art

2015 Botanical Gardens, Sculpture in the Garden show, “Merit Award” Judge Jennifer Edwards, Bechtel Museum of Modern Art

 

Residencies

2016 G.A.P.P. Artist Residency The Toledo Museum of Art