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Laurel Fulton was born and raised on the front range of Colorado. She received her BA in photography and art education at the University of Northern Colorado. She then taught high school art in Colorado for several years before pursuing her own art making endeavors at Pocosin School of Fine Craft in Columbia North Carolina as a resident artist. After ending her residency she began graduate school at University of Georgia Athens where she completed her studies in May of 2020

Education

2017-2020
Master of Fine Arts Degree, University of Georgia, Athens GA

2011
BA in Art and Design Emphasis: Photography and Education, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley CO

Teaching Experience

2020
Instructor of Record, Jewelry, University of Georgia, Athens GA

Beginning & Intermediate Jewelry & Metals, Maymester (Canceled due to COVID-19)

2020
Instructor of Record, Jewelry, University of Georgia, Athens GA

Beginning Jewelry & Metals, Spring

2019
Instructor of Record, Jewelry University of Georgia, Athens GA

Beginning Jewelry & Metals, Fall

2019
Instructor of Record, Jewelry, University of Georgia, Athens GA

Intermediate Jewelry: Mechanisms, Spring

2018
Instructor of Record, Jewelry, University of Georgia, Athens GA

Beginning Jewelry & Metals, Fall

2016-2017
Instructor: Jewelry and Metalsmithing

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

Courses Taught:

-Adult Metalsmithing Classes

-After School Youth Classes

-Youth Summer Art Camp

-High School one day workshops

2013-2016
High School Art Teacher

Horizon High School, Thornton CO

Courses Taught:

Drawing and Painting levels 1,2,3

AP Drawing and 2D Portfolio

2012-2013
High School and Middle School Art Teacher

John Mall high School, Walsenburg CO

Courses Taught:

-Drawing/ painting

-Ceramics

-Printmaking

-Sculpture

Teaching Assistantships

2020
Teaching Assistant, Demi Thomloudis “Surface-Color-Solid”

Haystack School of Craft (Canceled due to COVID-19)

2019
Teaching Assistant, Autumn Brown

UGA Cortona Study Abroad Program, Cortona Italy

2018
Teaching Assistant, Mary Hallam Pearse “Jewelry Narratives: Collecting to Casting”

Penland School of Craft, Penland NC

2017
Teaching Assistant, Bob Ebendorf “Lost and Found”

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

2016
Teaching Assistant,Tim McCreight “Tool Making”

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

2016
Teaching Assistant, Marlene True “Tin Workshop”

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinsburg TN

2016
Teaching Assistant, David Clemons “Pewter”

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

2016
Teaching Assistant, Anne Havel “Torch Fired Enamels”

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

Artist Residencies

2018
2- Week Open Studio Residency

Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle ME

2016-2017
Artist in Residence

Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

Awards

2020
ODC Board of Trustees Emerging Craftsman Award

Best of 2020

Ohio Craft Museum

2019
First Place Award Overall

Cross-Sections

MFA Online Exhibition

2019
Willson Center for Humanities and Arts Graduate Research Award

University of Georgia, Athens GA

2019
Kenneth Kase Support Fund Jewelry and Metalsmithing Award

University of Georgia, Athens GA

2019
Cortona Study Abroad Scholarships

-Rick Johnson Art in Cortona Scholarship

-Cortona Experience Alumni Scholarship

-John D. Kehoe Cortona Program Scholarship

2019
SNAG Student Conference Scholarship

SNAG, Chicago IL

2018
Mary Rosenblatt Scholarship

University of Georgia, Athens GA

2017
Frierson Graduate Fellowship

University of Georgia, Athens GA

2017-2020
Graduate Assistantship and full tuition waver

University of Georgia, Athens GA

2016
SNAG Conference Scholarship

SNAG, Asheville NC

Exhibitions

 

2020
UGA MFA Thesis, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens GA (canceled due to COVID-19)

Best Of 2020, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus OH

American Craft Council Atlanta, Atlanta GA (canceled due to COVID-19)

Mad for Hoops, Gallery 2052, Chicago IL

UGA MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens GA

2019
Cross-Sections, MFA Online Exhibitions

Suspended, Cine Film House, Athens GA

GOOO DAWGS, SIC ‘EM, WOOF WOOF!, Adorned Spaces SNAG, Chicago IL

Handle with Care, American Craft Council, Atlanta GA

Ringer: Contemporary Portraiture, Athica Gallery, Athens GA

Between Here and There, Glass Gallery, Athens GA

Metal, Glass Gallery, Athens GA

Articulating Craft, Nazareth College, Rochester NY

Making Masters, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville GA

2018

 

2018
Rub Your Arms Together Until They Are Red, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta GA

Corporeal Anthology, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens GA

SNAG Student Show, Portland OR

Trifecta, Trio Gallery, Athens GA

2017
Quadrennial: Four Years of Spectacular Buckles from the U.S. and Abroad, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg PA

2016
Handcrafted Juried Exhibition, The Imperial Centre, Rocky Mount NC

Resident Artist Show, Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

Subtext, Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

2015
Afterlife Exhibition, East Carolina University, Greenville NC

2014
Edge Annual Gala, Edge Gallery, Denver CO

Delusions of Memory, Edge Gallery, Denver CO

Publications

2020
Cynosure Magazine

2020
Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS)

Society of North American Goldsmiths

2018
Jewelry and Metals Survey (JAMS)

Society of North American Goldsmiths

Curatorial Projects

2019
Exhibition Co-Curator, Adorned Spaces UGA Show, SNAG Conference, Chicago IL

2019
Exhibition Co-Curator, Handle With Care, American Craft Council, Atlanta GA

2018
Exhibition Co-Curator, Corporeal Anthology, Cube Gallery, Athens GA

Workshops, Artist Lectures, Leadership

2020
UGA Three Minute Thesis Competition, Athens GA

2020
Artist Lecture, Athens Metal Arts Guild, Athens GA

2019
Boy Scouts Workshop for Metalsmithing Badge

2018
Artist Lecture, Penland School of Craft, Penland NC

2018
Artist Lecture, Haystack School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME

2017-2020
Head Advisor, Phi Beta Heata Metals Guild, University of Georgia, Athens GA

2017
Artist Lecture, Cabin Fever Reliever, Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

2017
Private one on one Adult Workshop, Pocosin School of Fine Craft, Columbia NC

 

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