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James McLeod

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Professor
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In addition to his academic degrees, James McLeod has studied at the Pilchuck Glass School and the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and has been the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards including the Saxe Award and the Corning Award. In 2003, McLeod was awarded a Fellowship at the Creative Glass Center of America. 

He has taught at San Jose State University, the California College of the Arts, New York University, and Public Glass. McLeod’s work has been featured numerous times in the New Glass Review and is in the collection of the Museum of American Glass and the Corning Museum of Glass.

Education: 
2016 - MFA, New York University; BFA, California College of Art
Professional Experience: 

Teaching Experience

  • 2008, 2010, 2012, & 2014 - East Meets West,  MCAD student travel program.
  • 2011 & 2013 - Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem Israel.
  • 2012 - Penland School of Crafts: Visiting Artist
  • 2010 & 2012 - Mimar Sinan University: Visiting Lecturer, Istanbul, Turkey

Exhibitions

Solo

  • 2014 - Public Artwork: Mass eye and Ear Hospital, Boston MA
  • 2011 - Public Glass, San Francisco, CA

Group 

  • 2015 - Selections, Bakalar and Paine Gallery
  • 2013 - Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
  • 2012 - Refusalon Gallery: Visions of Palestine, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012 - Invisible Cities: Society of Arts and Crafts
  • 2011 - Concepts in Glass: New Art Center, Newton, MA
  • 2011 - Invisible Cities: Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
  • 2010 - Mimar Sinan University: Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2010 - Parlour: Siena, Italy
  • 2009 - Basement Gallery: Oakland, CA
  • 2009 - Chappel Gallery: New York, NY

Commissions

  • 2016 - 2017 - Longfellow Bridge Lighting Commission
  • 2014 - 2015 - Tavitas restaurant South Station Commission
  • 2016 - Mounts Botanical Garden Public Art Commission

Residencies and Fellowships

  • 2013 - Sydney College of Art, Sydney Australia
  • 2013 - Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.
  • 2013 - Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2012 - Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
  • 2010 - Mimar Sinan University: Residency, Istanbul, Turkey.

Awards

  • 2014 - Foundation Fellowship Award: Mass College of Art and Design
  • 2011 - Development Grant: Turkish Cultural Foundation
  • 2009 - Professional development grant: Mass College of Art and Design

Publications

  • 2012 - Glass Quarterly: Floating World Projects
  • 2011 - Artscope: Concepts in Glass
  • 2010 - Hurriet: Turkish Daily News “Glass Artist Breaks Predjudices”
  • 2010 - Here There Everywhere / Trans Cultural Exchange: Panel Moderator
  • 2010 - California College of Art News
  • 2010 - Focus: MCAD Faculty spotlight

Collections

  • Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.
  • Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

Connect: lonestudio.com

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