KAIT RHOADS

Kait Rhoads in Stockbridge, 2016, photo: Lisa Vollmer

Kait Rhoads in Stockbridge, 2016, photo: Lisa Vollmer

Kait Rhoads received her BFA in Glass from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1993, and her MFA in Glass from Alfred University, NY in 2001. She has been an Artist in Residence at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, WA, and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Doug and Dale Anderson Scholarship, The Anne Gould Halberg Award, and a Fulbright Scholarship for the study of sculpture in Venice, Italy. She has worked as an instructor at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, the Penland School of Crafts, the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Alfred University, and the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, where she was a teaching assistant for Lino Tagliapietra.

Education

 1999-01 MFA in Glass, Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY.

1989-93 BFA in Glass, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI.

1985-89 Atrium Baccalaureate in Creative Arts, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.

Public & Private Collections

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.

Glasmuseum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

Museum of Glass International Center for Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA.

Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA.

New Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood, CA.

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.

Toyama Institute of Glass Museum, Toyama, Japan.

  

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Salmon School Ambasadors, Schack Arts Center, Everett WA.

Solo Show, Scheipers Gallery, Hasselt, Belgium. 2018

Glasstastic, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.

NO GLASS Ceiling! Women working in Glass, Part 1 Palm Springs Art Museum, CA.

Making our Mark, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.

2017 Selections from the Anne Gould Hauberg Collection. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA. Revering Nature, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge, WA.

Into the Deep, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. 2016 LifeForms

2016, Pittsburg Glass Center, Pittsburg PA.

LifeForms 2016, Ceder Gallery, Corning, NY.

Into the Deep, Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA.

The Nature of Glass, Chesterwood, Stockbridge MA.

2015 All Natural, Curator and participant, The Schack Arts Center, Everett, WA.

Sculpture Walk – Wandering Diatoms, Temporary public art, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. 2014 Lake Effect, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI.

Tidal, Chihuly Collections, St Petersburgh, FL.

Shattered: Contemporary Sculpture in Glass, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, MI. Accreted Terrane, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA.

2013 The Cutting Edge, Racine Art Museum, WI.

Fluid Reformations, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY. 2012   50 Years of Studio Glass, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY.

2011   Contemporary Glass, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA.

2010   Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN.

2009   12th Annual Whidbey Island Glass Invitational, Museo, Langley, WA.

           BIGG:  Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass Exhibition, OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH.

           As Below, So Above, Northwest Museum of Art, LaConner, WA.

           Beautifully Crafted, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK.

           Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Northwest Art, LaConner, WA.

           Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Western Gallery at Western

           Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

2008   Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA.

           Beautifully Crafted, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK.

           Glorious Glass: Translucent and Opaque, the Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL.

           A Clear Mind: Glass Invitational, Figge Art Museum, IL.

  2007   Shattering Glass, New Perspectives, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.

           Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.

           Viva Vetro! Glass Alive! Venice and America, 1950-2006, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.

           Behind Glass:  Creativity and Collaboration, The Arts Center, St Petersburg, FL.

           Glass Lover's Weekend, Milleville, NJ.

           SOFA Chicago, New York and PB3.

2006   Brilliant: Celebrating Pilchuck Glass, Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, WA.

2005   Brilliant: Celebrating Pilchuck Glass, Sea-Tac International Airport, Seattle, WA.

2004   Italian Influence in Contemporary Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY. 

           Vetri. Nel mondo. Oggi, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arte, Venice, Italy.

2003   20/20 Vision, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ.

2002   Peacock Vessels, Vetri International Glass, Seattle, WA.

           Under 40, Scuola del Vetro Abate Zanetti, Murano, Italy.

2001   Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

           Visionary Women, Bausch & Laumb, Rochester, NY.

           Distractions, 171 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY.

2000   Solo Show, Northwest Museum of Art, La Conner, WA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


 

Charles Parriott has collaborated with his concept, original composition and art direction with Master Engraver, Pavlina Čambalova from Železny Brod, Czech Republic since 2015.

Charles Parriott has collaborated with his concept, original composition and art direction with Master Engraver, Pavlina Čambalova from Železny Brod, Czech Republic since 2015.