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CURRICULUM VITAE

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Curriculum Vitae


 

Emily J. Fruth

emilyjfruth@gmail.com

 

Education

Present-2016

  • Owens Community College, Toledo, Ohio 43551

           Falcon Express Dual Enrollment program

Present-2011

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

            Bachelor of Fine Arts program

2010-2008

  • University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46806

            Bachelor of Fine Arts program


 

Experience

2016

  • Visiting Artist and Instructor, Enameling Workshop, Holgate Local Schools, Holgate, Ohio 43527
  • Visiting Artist and Instructor, Viking Knit Workshop, Holgate Local Schools, Holgate, Ohio 43527

2016-2015

  • Vice President, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

2015

  • Director of Education, Louisa Strock School for the Arts, Henry County Arts Council, Napoleon, Ohio 43545
  • Set Up and Sales Committee for Arts Xtravaganza, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • Set Up and Sales Committee for the Black Swamp Arts Festival, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

2015-2012               

  • Studio Monitor at Bowling Green State University School of Art, Metals Department, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

2014

  • Set Up and Sales Committee for Arts Xtravaganza, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • Set Up and Sales Committee for the Black Swamp Arts Festival, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • 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

  • Set Up and Sales Committee for Arts Xtravaganza, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • Set Up and Sales Committee for the Black Swamp Arts Festival, Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • 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

  • 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
  • Athena Award, Art Award Competition, Athena Art Society, Toledo, Ohio 43620
  • 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, NOWOH 7: The 7th Annual Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, Bowling Green State University, 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

 

Exhibition Record

2017

  • Best of 2017: Ohio Designer Craftsmen, traveling exhibition, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio 43212, Southern Ohio Museum of Art, Portsmouth, OH 45662

2016

  • Small Works Exhibition: Roy G Biv, Columbus, Ohio 43212
  • Seared Collaborations: Go Big or Go Home: Zoom Symposium Exhibition, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

2015

  • Best of 2015: Ohio Designer Craftsmen, traveling exhibition, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio 43212, The Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662, The Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio 44906
  • 64th Annual Undergraduate Exhibition: Bowling Green State University, School of Fine Art, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
  • Identities in Metal: Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

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

 

Extended Education

2017

  • (Upcoming) Nexus: A Connection of Ideas: Society of North American Goldsmiths biennial conference, The Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

2016

  • SNAGnext: Asheville 2016: Society of North American Goldsmiths first biennial SNAGnext conference, multi-venue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801

2015

  • Impact: Looking Back, Forging Forward: Society of North American Goldsmiths 44th annual conference, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts 02116
  • Seared!: Enameling Symposium with Ken Bova, Mi Sook Hur, Andrew Kuebeck, and Barbara Minor, Pocosin Arts, Columbia, North Carolina 27925

2014

  • From Grains To Gold: Society of North American Goldsmiths 43rd annual conference, Hilton Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

2013

  • Benchtop Mokume Gane by Torch, Hand, and Hammer: workshop with James Viste, Michigan Silversmiths Guild, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 48202
  • 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 94105
  • Meta-Mosaic: Society of North American Goldsmiths 42nd annual conference, Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3
  • Mokume Gane: class with Hans Rubel, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio 43620

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

2016

  • Seared Collaborations: Go Big or Go Home: exhibition catalogue, Zoom Symposium Exhibition, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201

2014

  • Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths Around the World, online exhibition, The Ganoksin Project,  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 55403  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYTQuFTIp5w
  • Audio Tour Participant, Best of 2014, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio 43212
  • 2014 SNAG Conference Program, Page 26, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

 

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
  • Piercing and sawing
  • Planishing
  • Riveting (standard, tube)
  • Sewing
  • Silver soldering
  • Spiculum forming
  • Viking knit

                     

Professional Memberships

Present-2016

  • Roy G Biv, Columbus, Ohio

Present-2013

  • Society of North American Goldsmiths
  • Ohio Designer Craftsmen

2015-2013

  • Medici Circle of Friends of the School of Art
  • Student Metal Arts Council, Bowling Green State University

2015-2014

  • Athena Art Society 
  • Michigan Silversmiths Guild

2010-2009

  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • Art Student League, University of Saint Francis

2009-2007

  • Blanchard River Arts Guild