The Education of an American Jade Carver
1987, Columbia University, NY, MFA in Sculpture
1977, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BFA in Sculpture
Eight years in jewelry model making and bench work for designer jewelers in New York.
Thirty years handling priceless objects while making mounts and installing exhibitions in art museums.
Twenty years designing and carving jade jewelry and sculptures.
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS, FINE CRAFT SHOWS
2021, MAD About Jewelry, Exhibition and Sale, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2018 and 2019, CraftBoston Holiday, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
2019, Cluster Crafts Jewellery, London, UK
2014 through 2019, Zigang Bei International Jade Exhibition, annual invitational exhibition in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.
2019 and 2020 American Craft Show, American Craft Council, Baltimore, MD
2018, CraftBoston Spring, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
2018, 2019, Art Providence, Providence, RI
2018, 2019, Portland Fine Craft Show, Portland, ME
2013, “Good Enough to Eat: Food as Subject for Craft,” Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA
AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS
2014 through 2019, Zigang Bei International Jade Exhibition, Three gold awards, one silver award, one bronze award. Award winning jade sculptures published in exhibition catalogs.
2019, Zigang Bei Symposium, presentation “The Winthrop Jades at the Harvard Art Museums- A Carver’s Inspiration.”
2006, “Peter Schilling- A Passion for Jade,” Ornament Magazine, vol. 30, no. 1 http:/www.ornamentmagazine.org/volume-301