SARAH VAUGHN 
www.sarahvaughnglass.com | svaughn.glass@gmail.com 

 

EDUCATION

2014                 MFA Glass / Rochester Institute of Technology

2007                 BFA Glass Sculpture, Minor in Art History / Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2004                 Associates Degree in Liberal Arts / Olney Central College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-present    Adjunct Faculty / Old Dominion University / Norfolk, VA

                         Adjunct Faculty / Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Faculty / Governor’s School of Art / Norfolk, VA

2018                 Program Supervisor / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

                         Studio Building Coordinator / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

                         Cold Shop Assistant / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

2017                 Educational Display Design and Fabrication for Lalique Exhibition/ Chrysler Museum of Art / Norfolk, VA

                         Visiting Artist Assistant / Amie McNeel / Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Studio Building Coordinator / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

2016                 Teaching Assistant / Stacy Lynn Smith / Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Studio Building Coordinator / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

                         Board Assistant to Alex Bernstein / Glass Art Society Conference / Corning, NY

2015-16            Artist Assistant / Robin & Julia Rogers

                         Artist Assistant / Charlotte Potter

                         Visiting Artist Assistant / Rik Allen, Tom Moore / Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

2015                 Teaching Assistant / Robin Rogers & Julia Rogers

                         Teaching Assistant / Charlotte Potter

2013-14            Artist Assistant / Robin Cass

                         Artist Assistant / David Schnuckel

2012-14            Graduate Assistantship / Rochester Institute of Technology / Rochester, NY

                         Teaching Assistant / Michael Rogers

2012                 Pole Turner / Pilchuck Glass School / Stanwood, WA

2010-12            Glass blower / Noble Glass / Eugene, OR

2007-11            Instructor / Third Degree Glass Factory / Saint Louis, MO

 

RESIDENCIES, VISITING ARTIST, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017                 Visiting Artist / DH McNabb (In)between 8-weel concentration / Penland School of Craft

2015-2017        Resident Artist/ Glass Wheel Studio / Norfolk, VA

2015                 MFA Traveling Assistant Residency / Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Visiting Artist / Forest Park Community College, St. Louis, MO

                         Visiting Artist / East Richland High School / Olney, IL

2011                 Visiting Artist / Glass Axis / Columbus, OH

                         Artist in Residence / The WORKS / Newark, OH

2010-11            Artist in Residence / University of Oregon / Eugene, OR

 

EXHIBITIONS

2018                 Virginia Glass Guild 31st Anniversary Exhibition / Charles H. Taylor Arts Center / Hampton, VA

                         Faculty Show / Gordon Art Center / Norfolk, VA

                         Illustrious Expressions: An Exploration of Imagination and Reality / Vereen Gallery / Moultrie, GA

                         Arbitrary Systems: The Collaborative Practice of Caitlin Blomstrom and Sarah Vaughn / Vestibule 102 Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Milano Vetro-35 / Castello Sforzesco / Milano, Italy

2017                 Act TWO: Featuring the Resident Artist of Glass Wheel / Glass Wheel Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         3rd Annual Workhouse Glass National Exhibition / Workhouse Art Center / Lorton, VA

                         Got Glass!!! Convergence / Sebastopol Center for the Arts / Sebastopol, CA

                         Virginia Glass Guild 30th Anniversary Exhibition / Charles H Taylor Arts Center / Hampton, VA

                         A New Year / Origins Gallery / Norfolk, VA

                         Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland 2017 / Gallery 924 / Indianapolis, IN

                         2017 Rawls Museum Arts National Juried Exhibition / Rawls Museum Arts / Courtland, VA

                         Trompe L’oeil / Glass Wheel Gallery / Norfolk, VA

                         Now Arriving / Norfolk International Airport / Norfolk, VA

                         Snapshots in Glass / Vestibule 102 Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Reminiscence / Ken Saunders Gallery / Chicago, IL

                         Homeward Bound / Taubman Museum of Art / Roanoke, VA

                         Teapots! 11th Invitational / Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery / Pittsburgh, PA

                         Embracing Narrative / Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center / Portsmouth, VA

2016                 Act ONE:  Featuring the Resident Artist of Glass Wheel / Glass Wheel Gallery / Norfolk, VA

                         Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland / Atrium Gallery Ball State University / Muncie, IN

                         Just Between Us / Glass Wheel Gallery / Norfolk, VA

2015                 Virginia Glass Guild 26th Annual Juried Art Exhibition / Charles H. Taylor Art Center / Hampton, VA

                         Weather-Worn Memories / Vestibule 102 Chrysler Museum Glass Studio / Norfolk, VA

                         Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland / Indiana Art Center / Indianapolis, IN

                         Original Voices/ Ken Saunders Gallery / Chicago, IL

2014                 Out of Town – Open USA: 44 American Glass Artists / Contemporary Glass Society / Great Britain

                         Convergence: 3rd Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Symposium Exhibition / University Gallery / Rochester, NY

                         Reconstructed Memories: MFA Thesis Exhibition / Art and Vintage on Main / East Rochester, NY

                         Unexpected Imagery / Gallery R / Rochester, NY

2013                 Arts Cultural Council’s Student Showcase / Arts and Cultural Center / Rochester, NY

                         Glass Art Society On-line International Student Exhibition Juror’s Selection

2012                 Emerge 2012 / Bullseye Gallery / Portland, OR

2011                 A Display of Works / the Works Gallery / Newark, OH

2010                 Glass at 40: Southern Glass Works Alumni Show / University Museum / Carbondale, IL

                         Finding Balance / Third Degree Glass Factory / Saint Louis, MO

                         Transition / Springfield City Hall Art Gallery / Springfield, OR

2009                 Artist of the Studio / Third Degree Glass Factory / Saint Louis, MO

                         Missing / Longbranch / Carbondale, IL
2008                 Emerge 2008 / Bullseye Resource Gallery / Portland, OR

2007                 New Beginnings:  Featuring Graduates of the SIUC Glass Program / Third Degree Glass Factory / Saint Louis, MO

                         Rickert-Ziebold Award Trust Competition / Surplus Gallery, Glove Factory / Carbondale, IL

                         Common Elements BFA Thesis Exhibition / Surplus Gallery, Glove Factory / Carbondale, IL

                         C-4 1st Annual Juried Art Exhibition / Surplus Gallery, Glove Factory / Carbondale, IL

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS

2018                Juror’s Choice / Virginia Glass Guild 31st Anniversary Exhibition / Juror: Hank Murta Adams

                        2nd place / Virginia Glass Guild 31st Anniversary Exhibition / Juror: Hank Murta Adams

                        Jurors Choice Honorable Mention / Pilchcuk Auction Gala / Seattle Washington

2017                Honorable Mention / 3rd Annual Workhouse Glass National Exhibition / Juror: Charlotte Potter

                        Virginia Glass Guild Scholarship / Virginia Glass Guild / Juror: Dr. Jutta Page

                        Best in Show / Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland 2017 / Jurors: Stephen Dee Edwards and Gerry King

                        2nd Place / Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland 2017 / Jurors: Stephen Dee Edwards and Gerry King

                        2nd Place / 2017 Rawls Museum Arts National Juried Exhibition / Juror: Angela Meron

                        Windgate Scholarship / Penland School of Crafts

2016                Scholarship / Pilchuck Glass School

2015                Honorable Mention / VGG 28th Annual Exhibition / Juror: Diane Wright

2014                Scholarship / Pilchuck Glass School

                        Summer Scholarship/ Corning Museum of Glass

                        1st Place / Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition

                        Scholarship / Glass Art Society / Chicago, IL

                        Winter Scholarship/ Corning Museum of Glass

2013                Research and Creativity Grant / Rochester Institute of Technology

                        Summer Scholarship / Corning Museum of Glass

2008                Academic Award / Emerge / Bullseye Glass

2007                Scholarship / Pilchuck Glass School

                        Rickert-Ziebold Award Trust / Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

PUBLICATIONS

2018                Milano Vetro-35 / Comune di Milano / pg. 42

2017                Reminiscence / Ken Saunders Gallery

2016                The Glass Wheel Studio:  Keeping the Creative Wheels Turning / Distinction Magazine / February 2016, pg.  54-58

2015                Original Voices / American Art Collector Magazine / May 2015, pg. 184-85

                        Original Voices / Ken Saunders Gallery / pg. 74-87

                        Artist to Know / Where Magazine Chicago / April 2015, pg. 19

2014                Reconstructed Memories: A Master’s Thesis / Rochester Institute of Technology

2013                Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition Jurors Selection / pg. 27

2012                Emerge 2012 / Bullseye Glass / pg. 39

2008                Emerge 2008 / Bullseye Glass / pg. 20-21

 

PERMANENT PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2016                Capital One / Richmond VA

2015                Northlands Creative Glass Center. / Lybster, Scotland

2011                The Works / Newark, OH

2009                Third Degree Glass Factory / Saint Louis, MO

2003                East Richland High School / Olney, IL

 

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

2018               Cast in Sand / Cat Burns / Penland School of Crafts

2017               Ceramic Shell Bronze Life Casting / D.W. Martin / Penland School of Crafts

2016               The Hunt is Sweeter than the Kill / Anna Mlasowsky & Matthew Szösz / Pilchuck Glass School

2015               Flame Working: Cause and Effect, Carmen Lozar / Appalachian Center for Craft

                       Between Reality and Illusion, Kathryn Wightman / Bullseye Resource Center

                       Highland Inspiration: Location and Self / Jane Bruce / Northlands Creative Glass Center

2014               From Research to Refinement / Carrie Iverson / Pilchuck Glass School

                       Make Your Own Pate De Verre Vessel / Sin-ichi Higuchi / Corning Museum of Glass

                       Problem Solving for Casting / Danial Clayman / Corning Museum of Glass

2013               Engraving and Printmaking/ April Surgent and Marshall Hyde / Corning Museum of Glass

2008               A Day with Boyd and Lisa / Boyd Sugiki and Lisa Zerkowitz / Third Degree Glass Factory

2007               Cane, Carving, and Color / Claire Kelly and Anthony Schafemeyer / Pilchuck Glass School

                       From Page to Pedestal / Debra Horrell / Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2006               Introduction to Kiln Casting / Mel George / Southern Illinois University Carbondale

2005               Painting with Light / Jeremy Lepisto / Southern Illinois University Carbondale