Education

Expected graduation 2017

Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA.

MFA Craft and Material Studies

2013

Maryland Institute College of Art. Baltimore, MD.

BFA Fiber Major, Experimental Fashion Concentration.

2011

Parsons Paris. Paris, France.

Paris, France. Semester abroad.

2006-2008

School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

Pre-College Program.

Teaching Experience

2015-2016

Virginia Commonwealth University, Teaching Assistant, Richmond, VA.(current)

2015

Craft Alliance Center of Art and Design. Faculty/ Instructor, St. Louis, MO.

Classes include: Weaving with Found Objects, Imagery on Fabric, Natural Dying, Shibori, and Introduction to Fiber.

2014

Studio Be. Instructor. St. Louis, MO.

Introduction to Fiber course as part of an outreach program that partnered with M-SLICE (Metro St. Louis Coalition for Inclusion and Equity) and Ithemba Design Ethik.

2013

CRE8 Workshop. Instructor. Deerfield, IL.

Taught students craft projects on an individual and group basis. Managed and organized the studio.

Mount Royal Elementary School. Baltimore, MD. 2009

Weekly Art lessons for 3rd grade students though The Maryland Institute College of Art Community Arts Partnership.

Professional Experience

2016- current

Studio Assistant, Leigh Suggs, Richmond, VA.

Studio Assistant, Sonya Clark, Richmond, VA.

2013

Studio Assistant to Artist Piper Shepard, Baltimore MD. 2013

Rooms Gallery (Todd and MArrakesh Fruguia). Costume Maker. Chicago, IL.

Commission Work

2015

Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

Designed an  interactive activity, “Weaving with Found Objects”  for visitors in conjunction with “Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art” Exhibition.

2014

The Clover. St. Louis, MO.

Window display.

Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design. St. Louis, MO

Designed and constructed a 15 ft x 6 ft weaving.

Retail Representation

2016- Current

Quirk Gallery. Richmond, VA.

2014- Current

Skif International. St. Louis, MO.

Clothing.

The Clover. St. Louis, MO.

Jewelry.

Residencies

2016 Acre Residency, Steuben, WI. 

2014 Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, Fiber Artist-in-Residence, St. Louis, MO.

2014 Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring MD.

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA. (upcoming)

2017 Acre, Chicago, IL. (upcoming)

2017 Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA. (upcoming)

2016 Practice, Artspace, Richmond VA.

2016 Just Put Your Number in My Phone, Otion Front Studio, Brooklyn, NY.

2015-2017 Mindful: Exploring Mental Health through Art. (traveling exhibition)  

2015 Society For Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA. 

2016 Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH, 

2016 Daura Gallery, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, VA.

2017 Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. 

       Kaddatz Galleries and Lake Region Arts Council, McKnight, Gallery, Fergus Falls, MN.

        Fuller Craft Museum Brockton, MA.

2015 Art 314, Contemporary Art Museum Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO.

2015 This Just In, The Depot Gallery Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

2015 Artist-in- Residence Exhibition, Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, St. Louis, MO.

2014 My November Valentine, Reese Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

2014 FABRIC, St. Louis Fashion Week, Public Media Commons, St. Louis, MO.

2013 Manneqart, Howard County, MD.

2013 Off the Rack , Benefit Fashion Show for Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Fillmore Theater, Washington, DC.

2013 Slight-Mag, The Bun Shop, Baltimore, MD .

2013 R.I.P. V.I.P Experimental Fashion Event, 2640 (St. Johns Church) Baltimore, MD.

2012 The Big Day Reopening of the Contemporary Wing, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2012 Cloth of Action Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD.

2011 Genuine Articles Annual Benefit Fashion Show, Falvey Hall, MICA, Baltimore, MD. 2010 Freshman Foundation Show Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore MD.

Lectures

2015 Artist Talk, Craft Alliance Center of Art+ Design, Saint Louis, MO.

Publications

2017 Surface Design Association, "Crafting Community: SDA 2016 Inaugural International Exhibition in Print."

2016 American Craft Council, “Voices.” 

2016 Huffington Post, “‘Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art’ Premieres at Pittsburgh’s Society For Contemporary Craft, Explores Mental Health Through Lens of Contemporary Craft.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marthe-weyandt/mindful-exploring-mental-_b_9212680.html

2015 St. Louis Magazine “Grace Kubilius: Fiber Artist” July Issue.

2015 Alive Magazine, “My Style” March Issue.

2014 Imagine Magazine, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, “Art and Architecture” Vol.21 No.5 May/June 2014, Choosing Art, pg 40.

2013 Slight-Mag, "Out of the Dark" Issue 1, Unravel and Decay, p11-19. Tête-à-Tête, pg 47-51.

Honors and Awards

2016 Haystack Summer Conference, awarded by Virginia Commonwealth University Craft and Material Studies Department.

2016 Outstanding Student Award, Surface Design Association.

2015-2016 Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Richmond, VA.

2013-2009 Deans List, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2010 Returning Student Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Amanda Butkovich Memorial Scholarship, La Grange, IL.MICA, Baltimore MD.

Lectures

2016 Anti-Fashion Fashion: The Art and Style of Grace Kubilius, Missouri History Museum, Saint Louis, MO.

2015 Artist Talk, Craft Alliance Center of Art+ Design, Saint Louis, MO.

Publications

2016 American Craft Council, “Voices” (upcoming)

2016 Huffington Post, “‘Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art’ Premieres at Pittsburgh’s Society For Contemporary Craft, Explores Mental Health Through Lens of Contemporary Craft.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marthe-weyandt/mindful-exploring-mental-_b_9212680.html

2015 St. Louis Magazine “Grace Kubilius: Fiber Artist” July Issue.

2015 Alive Magazine, “My Style” March Issue.

2014 Imagine Magazine, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, “Art and Architecture” Vol.21 No.5 May/June 2014, Choosing Art, pg 40.

2013 Slight-Mag, "Out of the Dark" Issue 1, Unravel and Decay, p11-19. Tête-à-Tête, pg 47-51.

Honors and Awards

2016 Haystack Summer Conference (student award), awarded by Virginia Commonwealth University Craft and Material Studies Department.

2016 Outstanding Student Award, Surface Design Association.

2015-2016 Graduate teaching assistant award, Richmond, VA.

2013-2009 Deans List, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD.

2010 Returning Student Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Academic Excellence Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art , Baltimore, MD.

2009 Amanda Butkovich Memorial Scholarship, La Grange, IL.