Ashley Buchanan CV

EDUCATION
2009                        BFA Jewelry and Metalwork, The University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, Georgia
2007                        The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

 AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2015                        Honorable Mention, Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee, WI
                                  Emerging Voices Award Finalist, American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN
2014                        Award of Excellence, American Craft Council Show, San Francisco, CA
2013                        LEAP Award Finalist, The Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
                                  NICHE Awards Finalist, Jewelry: Fashion, NICHE Magazine, Baltimore, MD
                                  Show Directors’ Award, American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
2012                        Contemporary Design Award, Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA
                                  Best in Category, Manayunk Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA

                                  Merit Award, TACA Spring Festival, Nashville, TN
2010                        Norm and Gloria Schulman Work-Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts
                                  Windgate Fellowship Award Nominee
2004-2008            The Georgia HOPE Scholarship

 PUBLICATIONS
2015                        Metalsmith Vol. 35 No. 5

                                 American Craft Magazine Vol. 75 Issue 3
2013                        Showcase 500 Art Necklaces
2012                        Ornament Magazine Vol. 36 no. 1
                                 Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry

 EXHIBITIONS
2016                        Assemble: A Collection of Contemporary Jewelry, Penland Gallery, NC

                                  Retro/Future, Edwardsville Art Center, Edwardsville, IL
                                  Color Me This, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC
                                  ArtHamptons, Donna Schneier Fine Art, Bridgehampton, NY
                                  Typeset: Art Jewelry in a Literary Setting, ZOOM Symposium, Milwaukee, WI
                                  BIJOUX, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
                                  Art Palm Beach, Donna Schneier Collection, West Palm Beach, FL
                                  Contemporary Classics, Metal Museum Store, Memphis, TN
2015                        Emergence: Craft + Technology, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
                                  
Reflect, The RAL Art Studios, Lewes, DE
                                  Art to Wear, Signature Shop, Atlanta, GA
                                  METAL V, LIGHT: Art & Design, Chapel Hill, NC
                                  SOFA Chicago, Donna Schneier Collection, Chicago, IL
                                  Create: Adorn, Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
                                  #This Is A Brooch, SNAG, Boston, MA

                                  Pearls, Chains and Silhouettes, Solo Show, Gifts of Art, University of Michigan
                                  BIJOUX, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
                                  Art Palm Beach, Donna Schneier Collection, West Palm Beach, FL
2014                        RED DOT, Donna Schneier Collection, Miami, FL
                                 Fine Contemporary Craft of the Southeast, Artspace, Raleigh, NC
                                 METAL IV, LIGHT: Art & Design, Chapel Hill, NC
                                 SOFA Chicago, Donna Schneier Collection, Chicago, IL
                                 BIJOUX Montreal, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
                                 Wear It Loud, Reinstein | Ross Gallery, New York, NY
                                 TOP Jewels, Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO
                                 Handmade Here, Emporium Gallery, Knoxville, TN
                                 BIJOUX, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
                                 50/50, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2013                        METAL, LIGHT: Art & Design, Chapel Hill, NC

                                 Sparkle Plenty, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
                                 REpresented, Valley Arts Firehouse Gallery, Orange, NJ
                                 LOOT 2013, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
                                 Monthly Multiple, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
                                 Black + White + Pearl, Enwave Theatre at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario
                                 COATED, The Studio, New York, NY
                                 Twenty-First Century Heirlooms, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
                                 Let’s Talk About Love, Printed Matter, Inc. New York, NY (traveling)
                                 Monochrome Noir, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
2012                        METAL, LIGHT: Art & Design, Chapel Hill, NC
                                 Kathleen Sommers Fourth Annual Bracelet Show, San Antonio, TX
                                  Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
                                 TACA Biennial: The Best of Tennessee Craft, TN State Museum, Nashville, TN

                                  SPLURGE, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2011                        METAL, LIGHT: Art & Design, Chapel Hill, NC

                                 La Noche del Broche, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX
                               
   Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
                                  Ear Candy, Alloy Gallery, Newport, RI
                                  Kathleen Sommers Third Annual Bracelet Show, San Antonio, TX

                                  Craftland, Providence, RI
                                  This is TACA, Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN
                                  20_3_30, Athens, GA
                                  20_3_30, Greenville, NC
2010                        20_3_20, Chicago, Illinois

                                  Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
                                  Best of 2010 Annual Juried Exhibition, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
                                  35th Annual Juried Exhibition, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
                                  A Presence of Thought, SNAG Conference, Houston, TX
2009                        Exit Strategies, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
                                  Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE

                                  Nuit Blanche, The Metal Arts Guild of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
                                  Crafting Romance, ATHICA, Athens, GA
                                  21st Annual Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Lamar Dodd, Athens, GA
2008                        Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, DE
                                  Body as Site, Thomas Street Gallery, Athens, GA
                                  La Mostra, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
2007                        La Mostra, Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca, Cortona, Italy
                                  Me Bike, Westergasterrein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 JURIED CRAFT SHOWS
2016                        Visual Arts Center of Richmond Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA

                                  Charlotte Contemporary, Charlotte, NC
                                  Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, MO

                                  Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
                                  Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO

                                  American Craft Council Show Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2015                        American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
                                 American Craft Council Show San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
                                 Lakefront Festival of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

                                 American Craft Council Show St. Paul, St. Paul, MN
                                 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
                                 American Craft Council Show Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2014                        One of a Kind Show, Chicago, IL
                                  Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC
                                  American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
                                  American Craft Council Show San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
                                  Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, MI
                                  Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, Reston, VA
                                  American Craft Council Show Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
                                  American Craft Council Show Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
2013                        CRAFTBOSTON, Boston, MA
                                 Visual Arts Center of Richmond Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA
                                  Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, NC
                                  Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
                                  American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
                                  SNAG Trunk Show, Toronto, Canada
                                  TACA, Nashville, TN
                                  American Craft Council Show Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
                                  American Craft Council Show Baltimore, SNAG Nominee, Baltimore, MD
2012                        One of a Kind Show, Chicago, IL

                                 Visual Arts Center of Richmond Craft + Design Show, Richmond, VA
                                 TACA, Nashville, TN
                                 Indie Craft Parade, Greenville, SC
                                 Artscape, Baltimore, MD
                                 Manayunk Arts Festival, Philadelphia, PA
                                 American Artisan Festival, Nashville, TN
                                 Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta, GA
                                 SNAG Trunk Show, Phoenix, AZ
                                 TACA. Nashville, TN
2011                        Renegade Craft Fair Holiday, Chicago, IL
                                 Indie Craft Experience, Atlanta, GA
                                 Crafty Bastards, Washington, D.C.
                                 TACA, Nashville, TN
                                 Sandy Springs Arts Festival, Sandy Springs, GA
                                 Piedmont Park Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA
                                 The Big Crafty, Asheville, NC
                                 TACA, Nashville, TN
                                  American Craft Council Show Atlanta, ALTcraft Artist, Atlanta, GA
                                  ATELIER, Athens, GA
2010                        BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular, New York, NY

                                  Holiday Market, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
                                  Becket Hitch, Baltimore, MD
                                  Featured Artist Trunk Show, Art and Light Gallery, Greenville, SC
                                  Chatty Crafty, Chattanooga, TN
                                  Indie Craft Parade, Greenville, SC
                                  Surreal Soiree, Featured Artist Trunk Show, Salvador Dali opening,
                                  The High Museum, Atlanta, GA

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016                        Powder Coating Workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
                                  SNAGspark Speaker, 2016 SNAG Conference, Asheville, NC

                                  Panel Discussion for Emerging Artists, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL
2015                        Co-curator REPEAT, ZOOM Symposium, UWM, Milwaukee, WI
                                  Exhibition Committee SNAG NeXT, SNAG 2016, Asheville, NC
                                  Panel Discussion, ECU Symposium, Greenville, NC
2014                        Co-curator Sparkle Plenty 9, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
                                  2015 American Craft Council Shows Juror, Minneapolis, MN
                                  Powder Coating Workshop, Love & Luxe, San Francisco, CA
                                  Panel Discussion for ACC, SNAG, Minneapolis, Minnesota
                                  Powder Coating Workshop, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
2013                        Panel discussion Entrepreneurship & the Arts, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

                                  Powder Coating Workshop, The Art League, Alexandria, VA
2008-2010             Studio Assistant to Mary Hallam Pearse, Athens, GA
2009                        Volunteer Workshop Leader, Boy Scouts of America Metalsmithing Merit Badge
Workshop, Athens, GA
2008-2009            Secretary of PHI BEATA HEATA, Student Jewelry Association, The University of Georgia
2008                        Volunteer Workshop Assistant, Boy Scouts of America Metalsmithing Merit Badge Workshop, Athens, GA
                                  Installation Assistant, The Ring Shows: Putting the Band Back Together, Georgia
Museum of Art,                                                       Athens, GA
                                  Display Construction, The Ring Shows: Putting the Band Back Together, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens,                                     GA
                                  Installation Assistant, Anya Kivarkis: White on White, Broad Street Gallery, Athens, GA

 MEMBERSHIPS
American Craft Council
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Tennessee Association of Craft Artists
The Society of Arts and Crafts
Art Jewelry Forum
Women’s Jewelry Association