Resume

  • Education

BFA Crafts/Jewelry, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2007

  • Experience

Jewelry and Enameling Instructor, Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, 2010-Present   

Teaching Assistant, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, 2012  

Visiting Lecturer, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2012  

Coordination Committee,  Exhibition in Motion, SNAG Conference, Seattle, WA, 2011   

Production Manager, Smersh Design Jewelry, Seattle, WA, 2007-2009    

Production Manager, Kimberly Baker Jewelry, Seattle, WA, 2007-2009    

Co-curator, "Collision", Heidi Lowe Jewelry Gallery, Rehoboth, DE, 2007    

Gallery Intern, Heidi Lowe Jewelry Gallery, Rehoboth, DE, 2007    

Teaching assistant, Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth, DE, 2007    

Studio Assistant, Olga Ganoudis Jewelry, Wilmington, DE, 2002-2006   

Jewelry and Enameling Instructor, Walden for Girls, Denmark, ME, 2005    

 

  • Awards & Honors

2010 The Emerging Artist Award for Artistic Excellence, The Bellevue Arts Museum

2007 The Mel Someroski Memorial Award, The Enamelist Society

2007 The Addie Grossman Award in Jewelry Design and Creation, The University of the Arts

 

  • Exhibitions

2014

  • 3x2, Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012

  • Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • ArtUnleashed, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011

  • Costume Costume, Sienna Gallery, Lenox, MA

2010

  • Vivarium: An Original Jewelry Installation by Dixie Darling & Stephanie Tomczak,       
  • Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA
  •  Duality: New Jewelry by Stephanine Tomczak & Midori Saito,  
  • Zuzu Studio Gallery, Collingswood, NJ
  • Put a Ring on it, Zuzu Studio Gallery, Collingswood, NJ
  • Earrings Galore, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth, DE
  • Art Unleashed: Alumni Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA and Zuzu Studio Gallery, Collingswood, NJ

2009   

  • The Enamel Show, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
  • Decorative Resurgence, SNAG conference, Rowan University Art Gallery

2008   

  • Night of the Stud, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth, DE

2007   

  • Collision, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth, DE
  • Fusion, Enamelist Society Conference, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH
  • Driven: SNAG Student Slide Show, SNAG Conference Memphis TN
  • Misterios, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA and The Cathedral of the Saviour, Philadelphia, PA      
  • Meet Your Maker, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

 

  • Press & Publications

Fresh: Juried Exhibiton in Print 2011, Metalsmith Magizine,  Vol. 31/ No.4, 2011
New Rings: 500+ Designs from Around the World, Thames & Hudson, Barcalona Spain, 2011
Ocean Inspired Jewelry (interview), LoveToKnow.com
Stlye Spotlight Artists’ Life, American Style Magazine, Issue 72, 2010
The Enamel Show, Ornament Magazine, Volume 32, No.5, 2009
500 Enameled Objects, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, 2009
Enamored with Enamel (interview), The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH, August 23, 2007
Misterios: An Extraordinary Evocation of the Creative Impulse and the Profound Enigma of Art, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2007