Saturday, December 8, 2012

New Website

Hi Everybody, Sorry for the outdated nature of this website. I have a new site in progress at this link.
Any inquiries can be directed to my email at jshoe421@gmail.com   Thank You!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Resume

                                                              J o h n S h o e m a k e r
           
                             2317 East Harold Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 717-818-6298(c) jshoe421@gmail.com


Experience

   
Work Experience

January 2012 Cold-worker for Nicholas Kripal's Museum Of Glass Concoction Series, exhibited at Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington
January 2012- Present Glassblowing Assistant to Daniel Petrais, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
August 2011- Present Glassblowing assistant to Bohyun Yoon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
January 2010- Present Artist’s Assistant to David King, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spring 2011- Present Glassblowing Assistant And Cold-worker for Jonathon Cohn, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
August 2011- December 2011 Glassblowing Assistant to Daniel Cutrone, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Experience

August 2011-December 2011 Teaching Assistant to Amber Cowan, Intro to Glassblowing, Tyler School of Art
August 2010-May 2011 Teaching Assistant to Bohyun Yoon, Intro to Glassblowing, Tyler School of Art
January 2011-May 2011 Teaching Assistant to David King, Intro to Glassblowing, Tyler School of Art
March 2010-April 2010 Teaching Assistant for Joshua Cole, Intro to Glass, Crefeld School, Philadelphia, PA
January 2010-May 2010 Teaching Assistant for Amber Cowan, Intro to Glassblowing, Tyler School of Art

Education

August 2007-Present Bachelors of Fine Arts in Glass, expected, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
June 2010 Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, Advanced Glassblowing with Boyd Sugiki

Exhibitions

April 2012 Escapement Two-person Exhibition, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsyvania
September 2011 Secret Life of Sand Group Exhibition, The Hatchatory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Contributed work to Curators David King and Victoria Ahmadizadeh
April 2011 Tyler School of Art's All-school Juried BFA Exhibition.
April 2010 Tyler School of Art's All-school Juried BFA Exhibition.

Awards

May 2011 Excellence in the Studio Award, Tyler Glass Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spring 2008 – Spring 2011 University Scholarship, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spring 2008 Dean's List, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Spring 2008 University Grant, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fall 2008 Dean's List, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Skills

Glassblowing, Hot Glass Casting, Glass Cold-working, Wood-turning, Carpentry, Mathematics, Metal Fabrication, Knot-tying

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Escapement





Glass, Black Copper Oxide, Thread, Ink, Beech, Wormy Maple, Sealed Bearings      (Kinetic)

Balance 7





Glass Murrine, Flame-worked Soft Glass, Thread, Ink, Beech

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Balance 6



Glass Cane, Hot sculpted Glass, Black Copper Oxide, String, Ink, Wormy Maple

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Suspense: Balance 3



 Blown Glass, zanfirico cane, cast glass, carved, rope, wood lathe shavings, found pulley, wormy maple, beech

Suspense (Balance) 2




 Suspense (Balance) 2 and 3(foreground) installation view
Pulley detail

Suspense 2: Hot Sculpted Glass, batuto technique, Blown Glass, murrine technique, Maple, carved and fire-carved, Wormy Maple, Jatoba, Rope, coal/ash from fire-carving

Suspense 4



Hot Sculpted Glass, Wire, Beech, Laminated Wormy Maple, Fire carved with hot glass

Friday, April 8, 2011

More Production Items

Helix Cane Bowls

Helix Cane Bowl

Retticello Bowl

Twisty Cane (Zanfirico) Bowl

Twisty Cane Bowl

Cane Goblet

Twisty Cane Bowl


Twisty Cane Bowl

Friday, March 25, 2011

Gyroscope

Bubinga, Maple, Sealed Bearings, Blown Glass
Filmed by John Shoemaker March 2011