PAUL SCHWIEDER

 

BORN

Dec. 6, 1963, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

 

EDUCATION

1992 University of West Bohemia -Plzen, Czech Republic.

1987-1988 Orrefors Glass School - Orrefors, Sweden.

1984-1987 Sheridan College, School of Craft and Design - Mississauga, Ontario.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2004 Sandra Ainsley Gallery: Toronto

2003 Hawk Galleries: Columbus

2002 Barry Friedman Ltd.; New York

2000 Riley Hawk Galleries; Columbus

1999 Riley Hawk Galleries; Cleveland

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2009 Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas USA

2008 World Exhibition of Art Glass, Steninge Slott, Stockholm, Sweden

2006-2007 International Invitational; Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak ,Michigan

1996-2005 SOFA Chicago (Sculpture Objects Functional Art)

2001-02 SOFA New York (Sculpture Objects Functional Art)

1997 Glasmuseum, Young Glass ’97, Ebeltoft, Denmark

 

AWARDS

1999 &1990 Fellowship at the Creative Glass Center of America Millville, New Jersey

1987 Ontario Crafts Council grant

1986 Scholarship position Harbourfront Glass Studio.Toronto,Canada

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning,NY.

Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Present Glass Sculptor

 

2004 – 1995 Le Centre Des Métiers du Verre du Québec

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Position: Teacher: Glassblowing level 1 thru 4

 

August 1997 Red Deer College of Art

Red Deer, Alberta

Position: Teacher: Blown Glass Workshop

 

 

June 1997 Pilchuck Glass School

Stanwood, Washington

Position: Teachers Assistant: Louis Sclafani, blown /solid workshop

 

1994 Haparanda Glass Factory

Haparanda, Sweden

Position: Glassblower

 

1989-1992 Bayer Glass Studios

Crawford, Colorado

Position: Glassblower / Studio Manager

 

1988-1989 Robert Held Studios

Vancouver and Calgary studios, Canada

Position: Glassblower

 

1988 Goteborgs Glass Studio

Gothenburg, Sweden

Position: Glassblower

 

1986 Harbourfront Glass Studio

Toronto, Canada

Position: Glassblower: Summer scholarship recipient