Curriculum Vitae, Jeff Thompson

Position

Thompson Studio

-Independent artist creating sculptures in hot glass for collectors and art galleries, 2001-present

-Personally designed & built modern hot glass studio in 2001:  350 lbs. of liquid glass in a freestanding molybdenum element electric furnace & all associated studio equipment.

-Oregon Art Beat Alumni,  October 2007, episode 906


Education

-Master Class Batching Colored Glasses, 2013

-Pilchuck Glass School, 2009

-Eugene Glass School, 2003

-Pratt Fine Arts School, 1998

-Maude Kerns Art School, 1997

-University of Oregon, Undergraduate Studies 1995-1997


Selected Exhibitions

  2014 -Oregon Art Beat Alumni Show, featured artist, Portland, Oregon

           -Kittrell/Riffkind Gallery, Dallas Tx, featured artist

  2013 -Tacoma Museum of Glass, Red Hot Party, featured artist

           -Kittrell/Riffkind Gallery, Dallas TX, featured artist

   2012 -Kittrell/Riffkind Gallery, Dallas TX, featured artist

      

  2010 -Tacoma Museum of Glass Red Hot Party, featured artist

           -Maui Art Glass Invitational, Wailea Beach Marriott Resort, Maui, Hawaii

           -The Bender Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina, featured artist

           -Carlyn Galerie, Dallas Texas “Glass Invitational”

           -Elements Gallery, Bellevue Washington, featured artist

           -RNS Showhouse, Ocean City New Jersey, featured artist

   

  2009 -Carlyn Galerie, Dallas Texas “Glass Invitational”

           -Rotunda Gallery, Central Oregon Community College

    

  2008 -High Desert Museum, Bend Oregon, “Desert Visions”

            -Ice Fine Jewelry, Bend Oregon, Featured Artist

           -Betty Gray Gallery, Sunriver Oregon, “Rock and River”


   2007 -Betty Gray Gallery, Sunriver Oregon, “Celebrations”

-Tower Theatre, Bend Oregon, Fall Art Hop

-Sunriver Library, Bend Oregon, Featured Artist

-Tower Theatre, Bend Oregon, Spring Art Hop

   

  2006 -Barclay Gallery, Sisters Oregon, “Art in the Dark”

-Tower Theatre, Bend Oregon, Fall Art Hop

-Oxygen Urban Art Gallery, Bend Oregon, “Grand Opening”

-Barclay Gallery, Sisters Oregon, “A Touch of Red”


  2005 -Ernst & Ernst Gallery, Cannon Beach Oregon, “Spring Unveiling”

           -Carlyn Galerie, Dallas Texas, “Pearls of the Sea”

            -Alder Gallery, Coburg Oregon, “La Petite XII”

            -Contemporary Crafts Museum, Portland OR, “Drinking Glass Competition”

 

  2004 -Oregon State University, Corvalis Oregon, “Handmade in Oregon”

           -Ernst & Ernst Gallery, Seaside Oregon, “Totems and Waves”

   

  2003 -IceFire Gallery, Cannon Beach Oregon, “Spring Unveiling”


  2002 -Firehouse Gallery, Vancouver WA, “Inspirations from the Sea”


Television

  2007 -Oregon Art Beat, Oregon Public Broadcasting, October, episode 906


Selected Publications

  2006 -Cascade Arts and Entertainment Magazine, featured artist

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