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Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, Metals. M.F.A.
Studied with Brent Kington and Richard Mawdsley
Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa. History. B.A.
Penland School of Crafts, North Carolina, Metals Core Student
Ongoing. Craft Alliance. St. Louis, MO. 2014 - present.
Workshop, WC Chapter, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Bradenton, FL. 2014
3 Workshops, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL. 2013.
Metals Week, IdyllwildARTS, Idyllwild, CA. 2012. & 2015.
Workshops, The Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA. 2011, 2013.
Workshop, The Bead House, Bristol, RI. 2010
Workshop, NE Chapter, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Deland, FL. 2010
Winter Workshops, NE Chapter, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Daytona Beach, FL. 2010.
Manatee Art Center, Bradenton, FL, 2008 - 2013
Arizona Designer Craftsmen, Tucson, AZ, 2008
Metalwerx, Waltham, MA, 2007, 08
American Craft Council – Southeast Conference, Gatlinburg, TN, 2007
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, 2005, 08 - 11, 2013, 2014.
North Carolina Society of Goldsmiths, Pittsboro, NC, 2005
Adjunct Professor, Eckerd College Experienced Learners, St. Petersburg, FL, 1999-02
Florida Craftsmen 48th Craft Conference, Ft. Myers, FL, 2001
NW Chapter, Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Tallahassee, FL, 2001, 02, 04, 05 & 06
Florida Society of Goldsmiths, Wildacres, Little Switzerland, NC, 2001, 09
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 1987, 92-93, 95-96, 98, 99, 01, 02, 07, 2010, 2015.
The Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL, 1999 - 2014.
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC, 1997, 99, 01, 05 - 12, 2014.
Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL, 1993-1998
Artist in Residence, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL, 1990-92
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS *- Invitational
Biennial Faculty Exhibition. Craft Alliance. St. Louis, MO.*
Generations. Museum of Fine Arts. Florida State University. Tallahassee, FL.*
Collections:Celebrating the Art of Craft. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.*
From the Ridiculous to the Sublime. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.*
Out of Hand. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.
Closet Artists: Art to Wear. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.
Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft and Traditional Art.
Southern Arts Federation, Atlanta, GA. Traveling.*
Necklust and the Chocolatier. Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.
2006 Visual Art Fellowship Exhibition, Lighthouse Center for the Visual Arts, Tequesta, FL. Traveling.*
Florida Craftsmen, Lighthouse Center for the Visual Arts, Tequesta, FL.*
Jewelry Invitational, LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts, Tallahassee, FL*
One of a Kind: Tom McCarthy, Marlene Rose & Barbara Watler, Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL.*
Rings, Gallery of Art and Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC*
Tom McCarthy: The Art of Adornment, Florida Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL*
Introducing Tom McCarthy, Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, LA*
2 Hands/2 Minds/1 Object: Artist's Collaborations, Penland Gallery, NC*
Alida to Zack, 28 years of Penland's Core Program, Penland Gallery, NC*
NON-function, Objects of Contemplation, Penland Gallery. Penland, NC*
CraftMobile, Art Made by Hand, Travelling Exhibit Pinellas County Schools, FL*
Southeast Fine Craft Biennial II, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL*
Undercurrent/Overview, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL*
Adornment, The Jeweler's Art, Penland gallery, Penland, NC*
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
Florida Craftsmen Inc., St. Petersburg, FL
St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, FL
Fox, Connie. Maker Magic: How to Develope Your Voice Designing Art Jewelry. Self Published.
pp. 82, 105, 136-37. http://www.jatayu.com/maker-magic-book-by-connie-fox/
Art Jewelry Magazine, Gallery. November. Page 42.
Image. Heat, Color, Set & Fire. Mary Hettmansperger. Asheville, NC: Lark Books. P.24
Author, "Re-imagining Technique", Penland Book of Jewelry, Marthe Le Van, Ed., Asheville, NC: Lark Books.
Metalsmith Magazine, Review of Rings, winter, vol. 25 p 52.
1000 Rings, Marthe Le Van, Ed., Asheville, NC: Lark Books
St. Petersburg Times, Lennie Bennett "Humble Beginnings." June 13, E8 http://www.sptimes.com/2004/06/13/Floridian/Humble_beginnings.shtml
St. Petersburg Times, Lennie Bennett, "Artful Adornments." March 18, W 36-37 http://www.sptimes.com/2004/03/18/Weekend/Artful_adornments.shtml
Lapidary Journal, "Banking on the Arts" , May, pp. 274 - 275
State of Florida, Individual Artist’s Fellowship, 2006
Pinellas County Arts Council, Artist Resource Grant, 1992, 97, 2003
Michele Tuegel Contemporary, St. Petersburg, FL