Carmen Lozar

Education
2001-2003    New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Master of Fine Arts  
1999              University of Illinois, Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Crafts

Solo Exhibitions
2011               Tailored Glass. Ken Saunders Gallery. Chicago, IL
                       Theme Song. Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006              Couture. D & A Fine Arts, Studio City, CA
2006              Stills. Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2003              Inner Activity. Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
                       Master of Fine Arts Thesis.  Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY
1999              Traces of Liquescence. Boneyard Gallery, Champaign, IL

Group Exhibitions
2016              SOFA Expo Chicago, Bender Gallery
                      Art Palm Beach, Bender Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
2015              SOFA Expo Chicago, Bender Gallery
2013              Lifeforms. The Hodge Gallery. Pittsburgh, PA.
                      Glass Weekend.  The Gallery  of Fine Craft. Wheaton Village, NJ
                      Best Dressed. Winston Wachter Fine Art. Seattle, WA.
2012              Strong Presence. Hodgell Gallery. Sarasota, FL
                      Vase as Voice. Mclean County Arts Center. Bloomington, IL
                      SELECT Fair. Manneken Press, Miami Beach, FL
                      Petit Tableaux. Winston Watcher Fine Art. Seattle, WA
                      Animal Nature. Racine Art Museum. Racine, WI
                      40th Annual International Glass Exhibition. Habatat Galleries. Royal Oak, MI
2011              Faculty Biennial. Illinois Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL
                      Incendiary Dreams. Hodgell Gallery. Sarasota, FL
2010             Beastly Delights. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI
                      Contemporary Glass. New Harmony Gallery. New Harmony, IN
                      HerStory. ART CHICAGO. Ken Saunders Gallery. Chicago, IL
2009             SOFA Chicago. Ken Saunders Gallery. Chicago, IL
2008             Big Ideas/Small Packages: Magnificent Glass Under 20. Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. WI
                      Hot & Cold – Works from Fire. Caldwell Arts Council. Lenoir, NC
                      SOFA NY. Marx-Saunders Gallery. Chicago, IL
                      Contemporary Flamework. Wheaton Arts. Millville, NJ
                      Narratives.  Marx-Saunders Gallery. Chicago, IL
2007             Cheers! A MAD Collection of Goblets. Museum of Arts & Design. New York, NY
                      Legacy. Cinema Gallery. Champaign, IL
                      Faculty Biennial. Illinois Wesleyan University. Bloomington, IL
                      20th Annual Michigan Glass Month. Ariana Gallery.  Royal Oak, MI
                      Glass Weekend. Morgan Glass Gallery. Wheaton Village. New Jersey
                      Ongoing Invention.  Fullerton Art Museum. San Bernardino, CA
                      Reverence.  Wakeley Gallery. Illinois Wesleyan University.  Bloomington, IL
2006             Teapots. Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery.  Pittsburg, PA
                      Toys Designed by Artists. Arkansas Arts Center. AR
                      The Other Side of the Grassy Knoll.  Kirkland Arts Center. WA
                      Still Life with Objects.  J. Crist Gallery.  Boise, Idaho.
                      Small Works with Powerful Presence. Tobin/ Hewett Gallery.  Louisville, KY
                      Compelled by Content II. Fraser Gallery.  Bethesda, MD
2005             L.A. Project. D & A Fine Arts, Studio City, CA.
                      Particle Theories.  Wheaton Village Gallery of Fine Craft.  Millville, NJ.
                      Figure it Out.  Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburg, PA.
                      Exquisite Corpse in Glass. Castellani Art Museum, Buffalo, NY.
                      Best in Show. National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia
2004             A Touch of Glass. Cinema Gallery, Champaign, IL
                      BarWare. Houston Society of Crafts.  Houston. TX
                      Portraits.  The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA
2003             FebruaryExhibition. Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
                      This is Not Glass Art.  SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002             Small Works.  Karen Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                      Alfred Cooks.  Chappell Gallery, Boston, MA
2001             Oscillating Perspectives.  Artsite, Wellsville, NY
                      SOFA. Karen Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Chicago, IL
                      Solar Culture Exhibit. Solar Culture, Tucson, AZ
1999             Imagery. Philabaum Gallery, Tucson, AZ
                      Gen X Glass. Marta Hewett Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                      Pilchuck Staff Show. History of the World Gallery, Stanwood, WA
1997              The Next Wave II. Portia Gallery, Chicago, IL
                      The Next Wave. Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

Publications
2003             New Glass Review, 100 artists selected to represent a year in glass
2005             Exquisite Corpse in Glass, catalog by Castellani Art Museum of Niagra University
                      The Flow, vol. 3, Issue 2. Glasscraft Emerging Artist Award
2006             Glass Art Magazine. March Issue
                      Glass Art Society Journal,.  Vignette
2007             New Glass Review, 100 artists selected to represent a year in glass
2008             Glass Art Magazine. Cover and article.  May/June
                      Glass: The Urban Glass Art Quarterly. Fall.
                      Glass Line. Aug/Sept 2008. Cover. article  written by Paul Stankard
2009             The Penland Book of Glass. Editor: Ray Hemachandra
2010             The Flow. Expanding Visual Concept through Drawing. By Caitlin Hyde Pg. 28
2011              New Glass Review, 100 artists selected to represent a year in glass
                      Carmen Lozar, Tailored Glass. Book created by Ken Saunders Gallery

Visiting Artist Lectures/Workshops
2013              Instructor. Pilchuck Glass School. Stawood, WA
2011              Instructor. Penland School of Craft. Penland, NC
                      Presenter, Glass Art Society Conference.  Seattle, WA.
2010             Presenting Artist, International Flameworking Conference. Carney’s Point, NJ
                      University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI
2008             Keynote Speaker and Artist, International Flameworking Conference. Carney’s Point, NJ
                      University of Miami. Miami, FL
2007             Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Rochester, NY
                      Flameworker’s Challenge.  Wheaton Village. Glass Weekend. NJ
                      Pittsburg Glass Center. Narrative Flameworking. Pittsburg, PA
2006             Presenter, Glass Art Society Conference. St. Louis, MO.
2005             Presenter, International Flameworking Conference. Carneys Point, NJ
2004             Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal, IL
                      Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
2003             University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

Residencies
2014             Horn Foundation Residency. Penland School of  Craft, NC 
2013             Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
2000            Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY


Related Work
2006-2007  Assistant Professor Illinois State University
2006-present Assistant Professor Illinois Wesleyan University

Collections & Awards
                      “Rising Star” Museum of American Glass 2013
                      Outstanding Emerging Glass Artist 2009-2010, Florida Glass Art Alliance
                      Finalist for the Bombay Sapphire Glass Prize 2007.  London, England
                      Castellani Art Museum of Niagra University.  Niagra, New York
                      Museum of Arts & Design. New York, NY

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