GLAMFA

KELLY NYE

knye@csulb.edu
614 668 8350


Felt My Buns,
Necklace, hand dyed felted wool, waxed linen,
2 ½ x 1 ½ x ¼’, 2007
Photo by Mariann Marcum

 

 


Choking on Donuts,
Electroformed copper, silicone rubber, candy sprinkles,
15 x 1 ½ x 4’, 2007
Photo by Mariann Marcum

 


Black Pearls,
Necklace, party taffeta, hand dyed doilies, polyester stuffing,
4 x 2 ½ x ¼’ 2007
Photo by Mariann Marcum


BIOGRAPHY
Kelly Nye has exhibited her wearable sculptures at several group shows within the Southern California area. Ms. Nye has also exhibited her production jewelry at The Wexner Center for the Arts gallery store in Columbus, Ohio. She is the 2008 recipient of the Meehyang Fishkin Scholarship in the Metals Department at CSULB. She has been published in The Art of Jewelry : Paper Jewelry, 35 Creative Projects  and The Art of Jewelry: Fiber, both by Marthe Le Van and is currently teacher interning under the direction of Susanna Speirs.

Kelly Nye was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1981. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus Ohio. She is currently studying for her Master's degree at California State University, Long Beach with an emphasis in metals.

 

RESUME

Born Columbus, Ohio 1981

Exhibitions
2008  
Feed,
Graduate Sculpture Show, Gatov Gallery, California State University Long Beach
INSIGHTS 2008: The Annual Juried Student Exhibition,
University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach
CSULB Graduate Advancement Show, Gatov Gallery, CSULB
Squared: AFiber Collective, Dutzi Gallery,CSULB
CSULB Graduate Student Exhibition, Pine Avenue Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Metal Matters, Dutzi Gallery, California State University Long Beach,

2007  
Deeeeesire
, Gatov Gallery, California State University Long Beach
The Foundry’s Quarterly Art & Music Showcase, The Fourth Cycle
Warehouse, Fullerton, CA
CSULB MFA Open Studios
MASSC’s Emerging Voices Student Exhibition, Chemers Gallery, Tustin, CA
Disconnected: Nature and Technology, Gatov Gallery ,
California State University Long Beach
The 2007 Evva S. Vale Memorial Exhibition, Alpert Jewish Community
 Center, Long Beach, CA

*2006            
Fake Milk
BFA Thesis Show, Canzani Gallery,
Columbus College of Art & Design

2005  
Selected for Annual Student Exhibition, Columbus College of Art & Design

2004  
Selected for Annual Student Exhibition, Columbus College of Art & Design

2003  
Selected for Annual Student Exhibition, Columbus College of Art & Design
(* Solo Shows)

Production Exhibitions
2006-07 Production Line displayed at The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

Professional Exhibition
2006   Winter Park Arts Festival, Winter Park Florida

Awards and Honors
2008   Recipient of The Meehyang Fishkin Scholarship for Metals

2007   Honorable Mention Award, MASSC’s Emerging Voices Student Exhibition, 
2006   Graduated Cum Laude, Columbus College of Art & Design

Bibliography
Le Van, Marthe. The Art of Jewelry: Fiber. Asheville: Lark Books, 2009.
Franklin, Erika. “Long Beach Student Creates Art You Can Wear.”
The Daily Forty-Niner 24 March 2008: 1.
Adams, James, ed. CSULB MFA Open Studios Catalog, 2007.
Le Van, Marthe. The Art of Jewelry : Paper Jewelry, 35 Creative Projects.
Asheville: Lark Books, 2006.
Radcliff, Kathleen L. "Mother, Daughter Graduate Together." The Booster
7 June 2006: 1-2.

Professional Membership
2006-08 Society of North American Goldsmiths
  Metal Arts Society of Southern California
2005-06 Ohio Art League

Teaching Practicum
2008   Teaching Intern for Susanna Speirs, Beginning Metals & Jewelry,
Spring Semester, California State University Long Beach
            Metal Department Laboratory Technician, CSULB, Spring Semester
2005   Community Based Art Education, Lifelong Learning, Upper Arlington High
School, Columbus, Ohio

Education
2009   Master of Fine Arts Degree, California State University, Long Beach

2006   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, Ohio