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									                                  Carola Nan Roach

EXPERIENCE:
1998-2003     Feng Shwa Glass
              Los Angeles, California
              Owner
              Responsibilities included all aspects of building, maintaining, and operating a hot glass studio, as well
              as designing and creating a unique line of glass art for wholesale and retail markets.

2000-2003     Feng Shwa Glass Gallery
              Big Bear City, California
              Co-owner/Manager
              Managed gallery, developed class schedules, content, and taught classes in glass, ceramics, and
              drawing.

1995-2001     Art Center College of Design
              Pasadena, California
              Instructor of Art
              Taught sculpture classes using a variety of materials including; metal, plaster, wood, ceramics, Plexiglas
              etc. The class also covered basic mold making and casting methods. The class title was “Nature of
              Materials”and encouraged lots of experimentation with many different methods and materials.

1994          Artist-in-Residence at Artpark
              Lewiston, New York
              Working Artist and Instructor of Art
              Maintained all aspects of hot glass shop, including building a 160 lb. Pot furnace. Classes taught in a
              wide variety of glass techniques; casting, solid off-punty sculpture, kiln-cast, slumped and fused glass.
              Also taught a one week Elderhostal hot glass workshop for students over 50 years old.

              Artist-in-Residence Terra Studio
1993          Fayettville, Arkansas
              Design and creation of high-end blown glass production line.

              Pilchuck Glass School
1992          Stanwood, Washington
              Teaching Assistant to Makito Ito, intermediate and advanced blown glass.

1991-1992     New Orleans School of Glass Works
              New Orleans, Louisiana
              Instructor; all levels glass blowing courses, private lessons, and public demonstrations.



1991          Pilchuck Glass School
              Stanwood, Washington
              Teaching Assistant to Hiroshi Yamano, hot glass course.

1990-1991     University College, Tulane University
              New Orleans, Louisiana
              Instructor; intermediate and beginning blown glass courses.

1990          Tulane University
              New Orleans, Louisiana
              Instructor; summer workshop in pate de verre and sandcasting glass.
1984                Pilchuck Glass School
                    Stanwood, Washington
                    Teaching Assistant to Therman Statom and Dick Marquis, hot glass course.

WORKSHOPS:
1996                Tulane University
                    New Orleans, Louisiana
                    Instructor hot glass workshop, individual critiques of advanced and graduate student art works and slide
                    lecture.

1994                Buffalo State College
                    Buffalo, New York
                    Demonstration of solid glass sculpting, off-punty techniques, and slide lecture.

1991                Tokyo Glass Art Institute
                    Tokyo, Japan
                    Slide lecture and sculptural blown glass demonstration.

REVIEWS & AWARDS:   “Bajo El Mismo Sol” 1998, a joint project sponsored by The Los Angeles Cultural Department and Casa De La
                    Cultura in Tijuana, Mexico, bringing together six artists from each city to collaborate for three weeks, culminating
                    in an exhibition in downtown Los Angeles.

                    “Putting The Art Back in Artpark”, Richard Huntington
                    THE BUFFALO NEWS-6/12/94
                    Buffalo, New York

                    “Hearts of Glass”, Leza Lowitz
                    ASAHI EVENING NEWS, 8/3/91
                    Tokyo, Japan


EDUCATION:             MASTERS OF FINE ART, 1990
                       Tulane University
                       New Orleans, Louisiana
                       Major: Sculpture / Glass
                    
                       Bachelor of Fine Art, 1984
                       California College of Arts and Crafts
                       Oakland, California
                       Major: Sculpture / Glass
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  Po Box 11854
  Reno, NV 89510
  Web Site: www.carolananroach.com
  E-Mail; carola42@sbcglobal.net
                                        Carola Nan Roach
                                        Exhibitions and Reviews

Selected Solo Exhibitions;
   Art Share – 2000
   The Warehouse Gallery
   Los Angeles, California

   Sublime Artifacts – 1998
   Angels Gate Cultural Center
   San Pedro, California

   “Earth, Spirit, Trap” – 1994
   Art by Law
   New Orleans, Louisiana

   Big Spring – 1993
   Lyons Matrix Gallery
   Austin, Texas

   Jazzy Glass – 1992
   New Orleans School of Glassworks Gallery
   New Orleans, Louisiana

   Frozen Moments – 1991
   Gallerie Pousse
   Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

   Current Glass Sculpture – 1991
   Art by Law
   New Orleans, Louisiana

Selected Group Exhibitions
   Art Tour 2005 / 2006
   North Tahoe Art Center
   Tahoe City, California

   Downtown Lives ’96 – 1996
   DADA
   Los Angeles, California

   Bay Area Glass Invitational – 1995
   Lyons Matrix Gallery
   Austin, Texas

   Art Texas ’93 International – 1993
   Dallas, Texas
Art in Bloom – Invitational – 1992
New Orleans Museum of Art
New Orleans, Louisiana

Pilchuck Glass Exhibit – 1992
Port of Seattle, Sea Tec Airport
Seattle Washington

Artist’s on War – 1992
Contemporary Art Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Annual Pilchuck Benefit – 1992
Helander Gallery
Palm Beach, Florida

Art Vivant Seibu – 1992
Tokyo, Japan

Innovations in Glass Sculpture – 1991
Masur Museum of Arts
Monroe, Louisiana

Gallery Artists Exhibit – 1991
Gulf Shore Gallery
Naples, Florida

25th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show – 1991
Joseph A Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Luis Jimenez – Juror
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, Texas

Exquisite Additions – 1990
Miriam Walsley Gallery
New Orleans, Louisiana

Artists Against Aids – Artist’s Ornaments – 1990
Contemporary Art Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

In Our Own Backyard – 1990
Place St. Charles Common Street Gallery
New Orleans, Louisiana

2nd Annual Pilchuck Staff Art Exhibit - 1990
History of the World, Part III Gallery
New Orleans, Louisiana

24th National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show - 1990
Joseph A Cain Memorial Art Gallery, James Surls – Juror=
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, Texas
     The Southeastern Juried Exhibition 1990 – 1990
     The fine arts Museum of the South, Guest Curator – Roy Slade
     Mobile, Alabama

     Breaking Traditions III - 1989
     Place St. Charles Common Street Gallery
     New Orleans, Louisiana

     Artists Against Aids – 1989
     Arthur Roger Gallery
     New Orleans, Louisiana

     Glass Show – 1989
     Eastern Shore Art Association
     Fairhope, Alabama

     Breaking Traditions II – 1988
     Place St. Charles Common Street Gallery
     New Orleans, Louisiana

     CCAC Glass Show – 1984
     California College of Arts and Crafts
     Oakland, California

     Variations in Fibers – 1983
     Artist’s Gallery
     Oakland, California

     Let There Be Light – 1983
     Exhibition / Conference, San Francisco Civic Auditorium
     San Francisco, California

     Works On Paper – 1982
     Isabel Percy West Gallery
     California College of Arts and Crafts
     Oakland, California

     Photographs on a Theme – 1981
     Isabel Percy West Gallery
     California College of Arts and Crafts
     Oakland, California

Reviews and Awards;

     Cover of “Perspectives” Magazine - 2006
     Placer County, California

     Cover of “The Action” Magazine – 2005
     Lake Tahoe, California

     *Putting the Art Back in Artpark*, Richard Huntington
     The Buffalo News – 6/12/94
     Buffalo, New York
     *Hearts of Glass*, Leza Lowitz
     Asahi Evening News. 8/31/91
     Tokyo, Japan

     Artpark – 1994
     Artist-in-Residence
     Lewiston, New York

     Individual Grant – 1989
     Pilichuck Glass School
     Stanwood, Washington

Education;

     Master of fine Arts, 1990
     Tulane University
     New Orleans, Louisiana
     Major: Sculpture / Glass

     Bachelor of Fine Arts – 1984
     California College of Arts and Crafts
     Oakland, California
     Major: Sculpture / Glass

								
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