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					                                        JANE MASTERS

     1962    London, England. English/ French nationality. American citizenship in 1995.
     1992    M. F. A., Sculpture, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
     1990    B. F. A., Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
     1986    B. A., Liberal Arts, Major in Art & Art History, Minor in Psychology, College of William
             and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
     1981    Levels in French Literature, English Literature, European History and Fine Art. Le Lycee
             Francais Charles de Gaulle, London, England

SOLO SHOWS

     2005    “Burned Drawings”, Lenore Grey Gallery, Providence RI
     2004    “Oops!” Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
     2002    “Recent Drawings”, Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
     2001    "Jane Masters: Wall to Wall", Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, NY
     2000    "Jane Masters: Recent Drawings". Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York, NY
     1999    "Jane Masters: Systems". The Art Gallery of the College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
             "Jane Masters: Recent Work". Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
             "Drawing and Sculpture", Miraflores Galeria De Arte, Instituto Cultural Peruano
             Norteamericano, Lima, Peru
     1998    "The Project Space". The Center for Sculpture, Bretton Hall, University of Leeds,
             Yorkshire, England
     1997    "Black and White Morphia ", No. B.I.A.S., North Bennington, VT
             "Jane Masters: Some Recent Works on Paper". The Fashion Group International Space,
             New York, NY
     1996    "Jane Masters: Works on Paper", Sophie's, Bennington, VT

GRANTS & AWARDS

     2000    "Painters and Sculptors' Grant'", Joan Mitchell Foundation
     1999    "Artists' Resource Trust Grant", Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
     1999    "Opportunity Grant'", Vermont Arts Council
     1986    "Award of Excellence", Virginia Peninsula College Juried Exhibition

GROUP SHOWS

     2003    "Lines, Dots and Culicues, " Miller Block Gallery, Boston, MA
     2000    "The Mechanics of Fine Art". The Arts Center Gallery at the Saratoga County Arts
             Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
             "Repetition and Remembrance: New Work by Jane Masters and Beverly Rayner",
             The Thompson Art Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
             "Organic Geometry", Firehouse Center for the Visual Arks, Burlington, VT
             "Drawing from Tradition". The Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
     1999    "Synergy: Artists Invite Artists", Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
             "Works on Paper", Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO
             "1999 Stratton Art Festival". Stratton Mountain, Stratton, VT
             "New England Artists' Trust Congress Fifth Juried Show", (juror: Dan Cameron),
             Creative Arts Workshop, Hilles Gallery, New Heaven, CT
             "Contemporary Drawing", (Juror. Jene Highstein), Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY
     1998    "1998 Stratton Arts Festival" , Stratton Mountain, Stratton, VT
             "Window Works", Vermont Arts Exchange, Bennington, VT
             "The Bennington Connection ", The Contemporary Artists' Center, North Adams, MA
             "Border Crossings". James Baird Gallery, St Johns', Newfoundland, Canada
     1997    "Vault Series: Sculptors". New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
             "Fifty Five RPM: Sculpture and Drawings". Faculty Project Series (a collaboration with
             faculty member Dean Snyder), Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
     1996    "Pulse: Works on Paper", No. B.I.A.S. , North Bennington, VT
             "The Mobius Group", Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
      1995   "Drawing into Sculpture: an Exploration by Six Artists". No. B.I.A.S., North
             Bennington, VT
      1993   “1693-1993: Tercentenary Homecoming Alumni Exhibition". College of William and
             Mary, Williamsburg, VA
             "Transitions: Emerging Artists". San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
      1992   "Out on a Limb", (Graduate Thesis Show), San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
      1991   "Painting and Beyond". Humboldt State University, Humboldt, CA
      1990   “Teatime: a Show of Teapots", Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
      1989   “The Archie Bray Foundation", Summer „88, N.C.E.C.A. 1989, Kansas City, MO
      1988   "Ceramics at the Archie Bray Foundation". The Arts in Company Gallery, Kalispell, MT
      1987   "Jacques Marchand et Jane Masters: Ouevres en Terre". La Galerie de Poterie, Nernier,
             Haute-Savoie, France
      1986   "1986 Peninsula College Juried Exhibition", Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News,
             VA

RESIDENCES & FELLOWSHIPS

      1998   Triangle Artists' Workshop, The World Trade Center, New york, NY (one of twenty six
             international participants in an intensive workshop fellowship)
             The Pouch Cove Foundation, Newfoundland, Canada, (nominated for a one-month residency)
             The Henry Moore Foundation & The Center for Sculpture, Bretton Hall, University of Leeds,
             Yorkshire, England, (a one month international fellowship)
      1991   Humboldt State University, Humbldt, CA, (a Summer intensive two week painting
             workshop)
      1988   The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Mt., (a three month international ceramics
             residency)
      1983   La Sorbonne, L'Universite de Paris, Paris, France, (a ten week cultural immersion
             program of French Language, Literature and Art History, conducted and written in
             French.)

GUEST ARTIST VISITS AND LECTURES

      2000   San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
      1999   Bennington College, Bennington, VT
             The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
             Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
             Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
      1998   Central St. Martins School of Art, London, England
             Bretton Hall, University of Leeds, Yorkshire, England
      1997   Hoosick Valley High School, North Adams, MA
             Wilmington High School, Wilmington, VT
      1996   Mount Anthony Union High School, Bennington, VT
             University of California, Berkeley, CA
             San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
      1995   Williams College, Williamstown, MA

COMMISSIONS

      Chambers, a hotel, 15 West 56th Street, New York, N.Y.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

      The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Bronx, N.Y.
      Progressive Insurance, Albany, N.Y.
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

     Teaching
     1999 Art Department Adjunct Faculty, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY
     1998 Art Department Winter Term Faculty,Williams College, Williamstown, MA
     1991-92 Art Department Teaching Associate, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
     1988-89 Saturday high school student ceramics instructor, Kansas City Art Insititute,
             Kansas City, MO
     1986-87 After school activities ceramics instructor, children K-12, Mugi Studio, New York, NY
     1985-86 Big Sister to a minority child, The Big Brother/ Big Sister Program, Williamsburg, VA
     1983-84 Art activities coordinator, Eastern State Hospital (a home for troubled adolescents),
             Williamsburg, VA

     Other Art-Related Employment
     1996-97 Research Department junior staff member, Wildenstein and Co. Inc., New York, NY
     1995-96 International artist's office assistant, Jenny Holzer, Hoosick Falls, NY
     1993-95 Museum Preparator, Williams College Museum of Art, Willamstown, MA
     1993-94 Artist's office and studio assistant, Jene Highstein, Salem, NY
     1991-92 Artist's studio assistant, Tom Holland, Berkeley, CA
     1989    Preparator/ Exhibition Designer for 1989 conference of the National Council on the
             Education of the Ceramic Arts, held in Kansas City, MO
     1985/86 Summer production potter and sales manager, La Tournerie du Chablais,
              Bon-en-Chablais, Haute-Savoie, France
     1985-86 Apprentice, Jamestown Island Pottery, The Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg
     1984    Graphic Design Intern, Publications Department, National Center for State Courts,
             Williamsburg, VA

     Volunteer Work
     Volunteer Vice-President of No B.I.A.S. , (1997 -1999), an independent, not-for-profit,
     contemporary artists's space, Water Street, North Bennington, VT

     Occasional free-lance review writer
     Art New England, April/ May 1998, vol.19, no. 3, p. 46, "Regional reviews: Vermont, a
     National Juried Competition".
     Ceramics Monthly Feb. 1990, pp. 42-46, "Taking Chances: Wood Firing with John Balistreri",
     (Co-written with Ken Ferguson)

				
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