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Edna Madera 

ednamadera.com

 

EDUCATION

2004 MFA in Metalsmithing, Rochester Institute of Technology- School for American Crafts, Rochester, NY

2001 BFA in Metalsmithing, Southern Illinois University - School of Fine Art, Carbondale, IL

1996 College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

1995 Eastfield Community College, Mesquite, TX

  

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2018 Scholarship, ELEVATIONLAB Growth Venture, Kansas City, MO

2010 Fellow, Artist INC Live Fall, Kansas City, MO

 
MEMBER

Crafting the Future 

 

AWARDS

2018 Finalist, THENEXTNOW, New York, NY

2018 Award of Excellence, American Craft Show, Baltimore, MD

2004 Annual Alumni Scholarship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2001 Richert-Ziebold Trust Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

 

INVITATIONS: WORKSHOPS | LECTURES | JUROR

2022  (forthcoming) Gold Fusing Workshop, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinbirg, TN


2021 Gold Fusing Workshop, Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina  

2019 Master Artist Workshop: Gold Fusing, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2019 Master Artist Lecture, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

2019 Juror, Art in the Park, Columbia, MO

 

JURIED ART SHOWS

2021  Fine Craft Show, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

2021  American Craft Council - Atlanta / Southeast Craft Week

2021  Brookside Art Annual 

2021  American Craft Council - Baltimore Craft Week

2018  Saint Louis Art Fair, St Louis, MO

2018  Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO

2018  American Craft Council Show, St Paul, MN

2018  American Craft Council Show, Atlanta, GA

2018  American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD

2017  Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild - Carolina Artisan Craft Market

2014  Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO

2008  Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PA

2007  Rockbrook Art Fair, Omaha, NE

2007  Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival, Fort Worth, TX

2006  Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO

 

EXHIBITIONS

2022

(Forthcoming) Instructor Exhibition, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN


2021

AdornAxis - International Curated Jewelry Exhibition, NYC X Design

 

2018

Ware/Wear - Pocosin Arts Gallery - Columbia, NC

 

2017

Ornament and Object - Hot Dog! - Chicago, IL 

 

2016

Society for North American Goldsmiths Invitational- American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD

 

2015

Society for North American Goldsmiths Invitational- American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, MD

 

2010

Rochester Institute of Technology Alumni Exhibition, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY

 

2004

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY

Emerging Artist Exhibition, Kunkook University. Seoul, Korea

Borderlands, Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY

 

2003

A Night of Performance and Media, The Atomic Eggplant, Rochester, NY

Evolutionary Girls Club, COWN2 Cultural Center REX, Belgrade, Serbia

Media Shower Show, Cora Stafford Gallery, Denton, TX

Evolutionary Girls Club Visual Art Show, (traveling), Agetsuchi Furei Hall, Matsumoto Japan and Kanazawa City, Japan

Emerging Artists, Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2002

Amalgamate (Invitational), Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN.

Southern Illinois Metalsmith Society Metals Show (juried), SIU Museum, Carbondale, IL

 

2001

Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award (juried/award recipient), Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, IL

 

2000

Purchase Awards (juried/honorable mention), SIU Art Alley, Carbondale, IL

 

1999

Southern Illinois Metalsmith Society Metals Show (juried), SIU Museum, Carbondale, IL

 

1998

Installations at the Glove, Glove Factory, Carbondale, IL

In a Box (juried), SIU Museum, Carbondale, IL

  

MEDIA

2021 VoyageKC, Meet Edna Madera -https://voyagekc.com/interview/meet-edna-madera-of-kansas-city/

2021 The Telegraph, Art is Back in Brookside -   https://martincitytelegraph.com/2021/09/17/art-is-back-in-brookside/


2018 Higher Education Channel (HEC-TV) Meet the Artist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPE9UheqQt4&feature=youtu.be

2018 "Baltimore Show Awards of Excellence" - https://craftcouncil.org/post/2018-baltimore-show-awards-excellence

2018 "New Brooches: 400+ Designs in Contemporary Jewellery"- Nicolas Estrada; Promopress.

2018 "JAMS Jewelry and Metals Survey 2017" - Society for North American Goldsmiths.

2007 THE KANSAS CITY STAR - Spring Fashion 2007 “Round and Round”

2006 THE KANSAS CITY STAR MAGAZINE - December 10, 2006 “Simple Silver”

 

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Visual Arts Faculty - Silversmithing, Pembroke Hill Upper School, Kansas City, MO - Spring 2021

Product Development Manager, Legacy Touch, Lee’s Summit, MO – July 2015-February 2018

Jewelry Designer + Product Development, Silpada Designs, Lenexa, KS - February 2010-September 2014

Bench Jeweler + Key Holder + Sales, The Polished Edge, Liberty, MO - May 2008-February 2010

Instructor + Studio Manager, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY - August 2002-May 2004

Shop Tech, Southern Illinois University - Metalsmithing Department, Carbondale, IL - August 2000-May 2001