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Leah Waldo

Education

2012-2015          College for Creative Studies Bachelor of Fine Art, Ceramics and Glass, Detroit, Michigan, USA

2010                 Eastern Michigan University Bachelor of Science, Hospitality Management, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

2008-2009        Kansai Gaidai University Asian Studies Program, Osaka, Japan

2006-2008        Schoolcraft College Associate Degree, Culinary Arts, Livonia, Michigan, USA

Awards

2014-2015           Michigan Ceramic Arts Association Emerging Artist Award

2015                   Detroit Artist Market Scholarship Awards & Exhibition – First Place

2015                   Featured artist in the Detroit Artists Market’s “Dream in Color” promotional video

2015                   Penland School of Crafts Scholarship

2014                   Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Scholarship

2014                   Anderson Ranch Arts Center Scholarship

2014                   Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship

2014                   Glass Art Society Conference Student Scholarship

2013                   Ox-Bow School of Art Fellowship

2013                   David Robert and Sylvia Jean Nelson Foundation for Arts and Letters Scholarship

2012                   College for Creative Studies Scholarship

2009                  Eastern Michigan University Women’s Commission Scholarship

2009                  NEWH Scholarship

2008                  Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

2007                  Schoolcraft College Trustee Award

Selected Exhibitions

2018                    ANIMA (Solo Exhibition), General Motors Design Gallery, Warren, MI, USA

2018                    Michigan Ceramics 2018, Michigan Ceramic Arts Association, Allendale, MI USA

2018                    BIG HP Art Show, 333 Midland, Highland Park, MI, USA

2018                    Alumni Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2018                    CCS/DAM Scholarship & Alumni Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, USA

2017                    Alumni Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2017                    Biennial Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition, , Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, USA

2017                    Detroit International Wine Auction, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2016                    100×100 Exhibition, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, MI, USA

2016                    Atmospheric Creations, Live Edge Artisan Gallery, Royal Oak, MI, USA

2016                    BIG Sculpture Exhibition, 333 Midland, Highland Park, MI, USA

2016                    Biennial All Media Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI, USA

2016                    Detroit International Wine Auction, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2016                    Presidential Collection, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2015                    Annual Student Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2015                    Scholarship Awards & Exhibition, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, USA

2015                    Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition, Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, USA

2015                    Detroit International Wine Auction, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2015                    Presidential Collection, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2015                    Michigan Ceramic Arts Association Biennial Exhibition, Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI, USA

2014                    Michigan Ceramic Arts Association Biennial Exhibition, Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI, USA

2014                    Midwest Contemporary Glass Art Group Annual Exhibition, Ken Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2014                    Annual Student Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2014                    Presidential Collection, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2014                    Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition, Chicago, IL, USA

2013                    Fall Into Art Group Show, Next Step Studios & Gallery, Ferndale, MI, USA

2013                    Firepower Exhibition, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI, USA

2013                    Presidential Collection, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2013                    U245 Gallery, Detroit, MI, USA

2013                    Annual Student Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2013                    Touched Exhibition, Fourteen-Eighty Gratiot Gallery, Detroit, MI, USA

2012                    Presidential Collection, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

2012                    Annual Student Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, USA

Bibliography

12/2015                Detroit Artists Market/Mindfield Productions, “Dream in Color- DAM Profiles Artist Leah Waldo”, (video interview) https://vimeo.com/185886223, Detroit, MI

2/2015                 Dalia Reyes, “Detroit Artists Market Announces its 2015 College for Creative Studies Annual Scholarship Awards and Exhibition Program”, DAM Press Release, Detroit, MI

6/2014                 Lee DeVito, “Leah Waldo mixes ceramics and glass to create her own style” Detroit Metrotimes, Detroit, MI

Lectures

3/2015                 Gallery Talk, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

Experience

2015-present        Clay Sculptor, General Motors Company, Warren, Michigan, USA

2013                    Teacher’s Assistant, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, USA

2013                    Clay Sculpting Intern, General Motors Company, Warren, Michigan, USA

2012-2013             Wood Shop Technician, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, USA

2012                     Auction Intern, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, USA

2012-2013             Artist Representative, Jeffery VonBuskirk, Detroit, Michigan, USA