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Amy Pruzan

2803 W Elmore Pl                                                                                                                          206-291-8682

Seattle WA, 98199                                                                                              amy@blownawayglass.net

 

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Education

2009   EDGE, Professional development program, Artist Trust, Seattle WA

2008   Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck WA

            Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle WA (2000- 2011)

2007   Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck WA

2006   Cornish College of the Arts, BFA

2004   Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck WA

2002   Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck WA

2000   Alexander Muss, Tel Aviv Israel

1999   The Overlake School, Seattle WA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010 “Reflections” Amy Pruzan with Ansel Adams, Kimball Arts Center, Park city UT

2007   Solo Show, Viscosity Gallery, Seattle WA

2006   Blue Heron Gallery, Solo Show, Vashon Island, WA

 

Group Exhibitions

2010   “Memories” Evergreen Washelli center, Seattle WA

            “Bemis Building art collective” Juried exhibition, Seattle WA

            “A Look Back” Viscosity Gallery, Seattle WA

2009   “Artbridge” Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle WA

            “Vetri/Alt:Alturnative Glass, The Gordon Art Gallery, ODU, Norfolk, VA

            “Educational exhibition” Scholarship winners, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue WA

            “Expanded Narrative” Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

2008   “Glass and transparency” G.A.S. Conference, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver WA

            “Melting Pot” ArtEast Collective Works, Issaquah, WA

            “2007-2008 scholarship winners exhibition”, Pratt Fine Arts, Seattle WA

            “36th Glass Invitational” Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

            “New Directions” Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle WA

            “Seattle Art Museum Emerging Artists” DeLille Winery, Seattle WA

            “Take a Seat” Drop City Gallery, Seattle WA

2007   “ISC; Sculpture Alumni Invitational, Cornish Gallery, Seattle, WA

            “Fillette” Viscosity Gallery, Seattle WA

2006   “Fred Hutch Exhibition”, Arnold Center, Seattle WA

            “Fresh Perspectives” University House Galley, Seattle WA

           

 

 

            Cornish B.F.A. Exhibition, Seattle WA,

            Friends of the Conservatory, Seattle WA

            Beyond Borders, VU Gallery, Bellingham WA

            Glass Art Society Student Exhibition, Seattle WA

            “Through the Eyes of an Artist”, Seattle WA

 

Honors & Awards

2009   EDGE professional development program scholarship, Artist Trust

2008   Artbridge Scholarship, Pratt Fine Arts center

            Pilchuck Partner Scholarship, Tacoma Glass Museum

2007   Corning Award Nominee, Pilchuck Glass School

            George Tsutakawa Scholarship via Pratt Fine Arts Center

            Pilchuck Partner Scholarship via Pratt Fine Arts Center

            GAS emerging artist nominee

2005   FOC Photo Contest, 3rd Place, Honorable mention

2004   Laura Bickerstaff Scholarship via University of Oregon

            Corning Award Nominee via Pilchuck Glass School

            Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship via Cornish College of the Arts

            Magnolia Chamber of Commerce Art Festival, 1st place

            “Through the Eyes of an Artist” Guest speaker, Seattle WA

2003   Glass Furnace Scholarship via Cornish College of the Arts          

2002   Kenmore Art Show, Honorable Mention

            Magnolia Chamber of Commerce Art Festival, 2nd place

 

Work Experience

2012   Studio Manager to Ginny Ruffner (2006-2012)

2010   Pilchuck Glass School, Artist in residence assistant

            SOFA Chicago, Maurine Littleton Gallery

2008   Assistant to Martin Blank (2007-2008)

            SOFA Chicago, Hawk Gallery

2005   Assistant to Mary Van Cline (2001-2005)

            SOFA Chicago, pilchuck Glass School

2003   Assistant to Sonja Blomdahl (2002- 2003)

            SOFA Chicago, Leo Kaplan Modern Gallery

 

Publications

2010   “Art for the Soul” The Park City record, Nov,

2010   Patric McNally, “Columbarium Galleries, The Daily undertaker, June

2009   Betsy DiJulio, “Alternative Glass,” Veer Magazine, June 15th 2009, pg 26

2008   Luci Masredjian, “Are you sitting down?,” Seattle Home & Lifestyles, March 2008, pg 71           

2006   Jenn Reidel, “Visual Arts” Island View, Vol.11, No.10, November 2006 pg6 /back cover

            Blue Heron Gallery, Art Access, Vol.15, No.9, November 2006 pg.38    


Amy Pruzan

2803 W Elmore Pl                                                                                                                          206-291-8682

Seattle WA, 98199                                                                                              amy@blownawayglass.net

 

Artist Biography                                       

 

            Amy Pruzan works in a variety of media, but maintains a strong focus on glass, metal and photography.  She earned her B.F.A degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Cornish College of the Arts in 2006, with triple majors in sculpture, print, and photography.  Pruzan has studied at institutions such as Alexander Muss in Israel, Pilchuck Glass School, and Pratt Fine Arts Center. Her work resides in several permanent collections including the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Pruzan has worked along side many Prominent Local artists, such as Sonja Blomdahl, Ginny Ruffner, and Martin Blank. Recently this Seattle Native has been honored with both the Corning award nomination form Pilchuck Glass School, and the Art Bridge Scholarship from Pratt Fine Arts Center.

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