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Edna Madera 

ednamadera.com

 

EDUCATION

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

2001 MFA in Metalmithing, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

2004 BFA in Metalsmithing, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL.

 

AWARDS

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

2002 Teaching Assistanceship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

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

 

EXHIBITIONS

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

 

JURIED ART SHOWS

2014 Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO

2008 Buyers Market of American Craft, Philadelphia, PE

2007 Rockbrook Art Fair, Omaha, NE

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

2006 Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO

 

PRINT MEDIA

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

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

Jewelry Designer + Design Assistant, Silpada Designs, Lenexa, KS - February 2010-May 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