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Jim Malenda
Education

S.U.N.Y. New Paltz, Gold & Silver Smithing, MFA 1975

Kent State University, Design & Crafts, BFA 1971
 
Professional Experience

Professor, Fine Metals, ECU Italy Intensive, Certaldo, Italy 2016

Professor Emeritus, Fine Metals, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania 2015 - present

Professor, Fine Metals, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania 1987 - 2015

Associate Professor, Metal Arts, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois 1976 - 1987
 
Selected Exhibitions

Alchemy Four
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee
2017

Goggleworks
Polish American Exhibition, Reading, Pennsylvania
2016

Little Dreams in Glass and Metal
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
2015

Relevant Influence
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
2014

TOP 10 AT 10
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
2013

KEAD EXHIBITION
Isna Art Center, Seoul Korea
2012

WORLD DESIGN INTERNATIONAL CRAFT, DESIGN EXHIBITION
Songshan Creative Cultural Center, Taipei, Taiwan
2011

RE-MAKE-RE-MODEL
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee
2010

7th ENAMEL FESTIVAL
Giraefe, Morez, France
2009

WEDDING RITUALS
Tong In Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2008

RING SHOW: THEN & NOW
National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis
2007

ONE-MAN EXHIBITION
Galerie Schmuck und Objekt Ute Wolff-Brinckmann, Erfurt, Germany
2006

METAMORPHOSIS
Sandra Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2005

NANCY YAW GALLERY
Birmingham, Michigan
2004

KOREAN ENAMELING ARTISTS ASSOCIATION EXHIBITION
Insa Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
2003

GEORGE OHR ART CHALLENGE
Ohr-O'Keefe Museum, Biloxi, Mississippi
2002

COLOR & LIGHT
National Handcraft Museum, New Delhi, India
2001

AMERICAN ENAMELS
Random Modern Gallery, Tacoma, Washington
2000

SOFA, NYC, CHICAGO
Nancy Yaw Gallery
1999

RAISED FROM TRADITION
Seafirst Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1998

BEGUILING & BRILLIANT BROOCHES
Studio Fusion, London, England
1997

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Selected Workshops & Lectures

Fabrication/Enameling workshop
Penland School of Arts & Crafts, Penland, North Carolina

Enamel workshop
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Enamel Workshop
Haystack, Deer Isle, Maine

Enamel workshop
J.C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, North Carolina

Fabrication and Enameling Institutes
KUVA, Kutztown, Pennsylvania

** Please check catalogue/websites of the individual schools above for course availability, and possible college credit


Enamel workshop
Azuay University, Cyenca, Equador

"American Enamel" lecture
Buckinghamshire Chilterns University, High Wycombe, England

Enamel workshop
Art Zone, Bellevue Community College, Seattle

Enamel workshop
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey

Enamel workshop
Pennsylvania Society of Goldsmiths

"American Enamels" lecture
China Central Art and Craft College, Bejing, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, China

Enamel workshop
International Enamel Symposium, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Cloisonné workshop
Enamel Society Convention, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg

Fabrication for 3-D Enamel Forms workshop
Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

"Retrospective & Survey of Contemporary American Enamels" lecture
Queens Road College, Bristol, England

Fabrication for 3-D Enamel Forms workshop
National Enamelist Guild, Washington, D.C.

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Awards & Grants


Thompson Enamel Award

House of Humor & Satire, Sculpture Award, Gabrovo, Bulgaria

Artists' Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council

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Collections & Commissions

MAD/Museum of Art and Design, New York City

Charles A. Wunstun Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin

Nordenfjeldske Kunstrindustrimuseum, Trondheim, Norway

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