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School of Art and Design

Linda Darty

School of Art and Design
Jenkins Fine Arts Center
Mail stop: 502 School of Art
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Tel.# (252)328-6256 fax # (252)328-6441

Resume Highlights
1989        MFA, Metal Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1975        BS - Ceramics from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.

Professional Experience
1990-present    Professor, Head of Metal Design, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Permanent Collections
Victorian Albert Museum, London, England
Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, NY 2007
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Noteworthy Activities, Awards, and Honors
Author of The Art of Enameling, published by Lark Books, fall, 2004
Featured Artist – Craft Arts International Issue #68
Artwork featured in 500 Vessels – LarkBooks 2007
Artwork featured in 500 Brooches – LarkBooks  2004     
Keynote Speaker, International Enamelists Conference, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN
Featured in the book “The Nature of Craft and The Penland Experience” – published 2004
Presenter – Society for North American Goldsmiths Conference, St. Petersburg, FL  2004
Commissioned by Seymour Rabinowitch - an enameled “Fish Server” for his collection. 2004
Received “Lifetime Achievement Award” from The Interntional Enamelist Society  2003    
Invited presenter at the annual conference of The Enamelist Society, Seattle Washingon 2003
Featured in Metalsmith Magazine, “Exhibition in Print”, National Juried Publication 2003
Presenter – Society for North American Goldsmiths Conference, San Francisco, CA 2003
Ohio Arts Council, Individual Artist Grants Juror 2002
Outstanding “Scholar/Teacher” Creative Research Award, East Carolina University 2002, 2000
Presenter at the annual SNAG conference Society for North American Goldsmiths in Virginia. 2001  
Featured in Metalsmith Magazine, “Exhibition in Print”, 2001
Featured artist in Color on Metal, Book by Tim McCreight 2001
Exhibitor at SOFA Chicago 2004, 2005, 2006
Exhibitor at The Washington Craft Show at the Smithsonian Institution, 1986, 87, 90
North Carolina Board of Governor's Award for Teaching Excellence, 1995
East Carolina University Alumni Association Teaching Excellence Award, 1995
Presenter at the "National Conference for Women in the Craft Arts", National Museum for
Women in the Arts,  Washington DC

Selected Exhibitions and Competitions
Cheers! A MAD Collection of Goblets Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, 2007
Enameled Badges – International Jewelry Invitational –Hamburg, Germany  2007
American Metalsmiths,  Juried by Hiko Mizuno College in Tokyo, Japan 2007
Traveling throughout Japan to museums, galleries and international design centers in Itami, Sendai City, and Nagoya City
Fired up – The Scottish Gallery, Edinboro, UK
Jewelry Inspired by Art and Architecture, Mobilia Gallery,Cambridge, Ma. 2008
Goblets Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Ma,  2007
Metalisms – Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado  2006
Blue – Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 2005
Magnificent Extravagance:  Artists and Opulence, Racine Art Museum, Wi.  2005
Hard and Soft, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas, 05, 01, 00
Botanical Wonder – Penland Gallery, Penland, NC 05
Enamels Aaron Faber Gallery, NYC, NY, 2004
The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience, The Mint Museum,Charlotte, 04
Botanicals Show 2003 Aaron Faber Gallery, NYC, NY, 2003
Chess Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, California - 2002
Metal Under Glass, An Enamel Invitational– Nat. Ornamental Metals Museum, 02
Color + Reflections:  International Enamels 2001, Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Gatlinburg, Tenn.  International Exhibition Colour & Light: The Art of Enamel on Metal,New Delhi, India, 2001
Color on Metal, OXOXO Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, National Invitational  2001
American Enamels, Random Modern Gallery, Tacoma, WA National Invitational 2000
Distinguished Works by Innovative Minds, LewAllen Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 2000
Living With Form: The Horne Collection of Contemporary Crafts Ark. Art Center, Little Rock
Clay, Paper, Metal Fiber, Wood Octagon Art Center, Ames Iowa, National Juried, 1st place

Guest Artist Lectures and Workshops Taught

Revere Academy, San Francisco, Ca.
Touchstone Center for Crafts, Pennsylvania
Glassell Center for Art, Houston, Texas
Michigan Enamel Guild, Detroit Michigan
Arizona Designer Craftsmen Association, Phoenix, Az
North Carolina Art Education Association, Wilmington, NC
North Texas State University, Denton, TX
Master Artists Workshop – West Palm Beach, Florida
Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Appalachian Center for Crafts, Cookeville, Tennessee
Made In Metal Gallery, Baltimore, Md
Gould Academy, Bethel, Maine
Michigan Silversmiths Guild
Great Lakes Enameling Guild, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Miami Enamelist Guild, Miami, Fla.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Northern Illinois University, Illinois
League of NH Craftsmen, Manchester, NH
Florida Society of Goldsmiths, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Florida Designer Craftsmen, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey
North Country Studio Conference, Bennington College, Vermont
North Carolina Society of Goldsmiths, Chapel Hill, NC
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston Salem, NC
University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Alaska
Pratt Art Institute, Seattle, WA
John C Campbell Craft School, Brasstown , NC