Mary Lee Hu

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Mary Lee Hu: Brooch #36, In twined 18k and 22k yellow gold. 4 x 2.25 x 0.25"
Brooch #36
In twined 18k and 22k yellow gold. 4 x 2.25 x 0.25"
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2014
Item is available Available ($6450.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #217, In twined 18k and 22k gold. 2 x 1.5 x 0.25"
Earrings #217
In twined 18k and 22k gold. 2 x 1.5 x 0.25"
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2014
Item is available Available ($4300.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #218, In twined 18k and 22k gold. 2.25 x 0.75 x 0.25"
Earrings #218
In twined 18k and 22k gold. 2.25 x 0.75 x 0.25"
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2014
Item is available Available ($4300.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Choker #93, Necklace in twined 18k and 22k gold. 20" in length. Central element measures 3 x 4.5"
Choker #93
Necklace in twined 18k and 22k gold. 20" in length. Central element measures 3 x 4.5"
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2014
Item is available Available ($47300.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #192, 18k and 22k yellow gold earrings. Each earring measures approximately 2 x 0.75"
Earrings #192
18k and 22k yellow gold earrings. Each earring measures approximately 2 x 0.75"
Item is available Available ($5483.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #202, 18k and 22k yellow gold earrings. Each earring measures approximately 2 x 1"
Earrings #202
18k and 22k yellow gold earrings. Each earring measures approximately 2 x 1"
Item is available Available ($5483.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #211, Earrings in 18k and 22k gold. 1 1/2" tall.
Earrings #211
Earrings in 18k and 22k gold. 1 1/2" tall.
Item is available Available ($5160.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #209, 18K and 22K twined gold. Approx 1.25" tall
Earrings #209
18K and 22K twined gold. Approx 1.25" tall
Item is available Available ($4515.00)
Mary Lee Hu: , Bracelet #66 in 18k and 22k twined gold. Approx 2" width.
Bracelet #66 in 18k and 22k twined gold. Approx 2" width.
Item is available Available ($18275.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Trillium Brooch, Brooch #35 in 18k and 22k gold. Approx 8 1/2" x 3 3/4".
Trillium Brooch
Brooch #35 in 18k and 22k gold. Approx 8 1/2" x 3 3/4".
Item is available Available ($8063.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #203, In 18K and 22K gold.  Approx 1" diameter.
Earrings #203
In 18K and 22K gold. Approx 1" diameter.
Item is available Available ($5536.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Earrings #204, In 14k and 22k gold.  Approx 1.25" diameter.
Earrings #204
In 14k and 22k gold. Approx 1.25" diameter.
Item is available Available ($5160.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Brooch #34, In 18k and 22k gold. Approx 2.5" x 2".
Brooch #34
In 18k and 22k gold. Approx 2.5" x 2".
Item is available Available ($7525.00)
Mary Lee Hu: Brooch #20, 18k and 22k yellow gold brooch. 3.25 x 1.5"
Brooch #20
18k and 22k yellow gold brooch. 3.25 x 1.5"
Item is available Available ($6773.00)
Mary Lee Hu: 2008 "Brooch #33", In 18k and 22k gold. 3.5 x 4.5 x 0.75"
2008 "Brooch #33"
In 18k and 22k gold. 3.5 x 4.5 x 0.75"
Exhibit: Celebrating 70
Please inquire about availability Please inquire
Mary Lee Hu: Ring., 18k and 22k gold, twined and fabricated. Size 3.5 (cannot be sized)
Ring.
18k and 22k gold, twined and fabricated. Size 3.5 (cannot be sized)
Item is available Available ($3333.00)

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Biographical Information for Mary Lee Hu:


Residence: Washington


Education

1967 M.F.A. Metalsmithing, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1965 B.F.A. Metalsmithing, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI



Grants and Awards

2008
The National Metalsmiths Hall of Fame, Artist/Arts Educator category. The Arts Center,St. Petersburg, Florida

The Irving and Yvonne Twining Humber Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement from Artist Trust of Washington.

2006
Voted Professor Emeritus of the University of Washington upon retirement December 15,2006.

Lifetime Achievement Award, Seattle Metals Guild

2004 Invited to donate my papers to start a Mary Lee Hu research collection at The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

2002 Donald E. Peterson Endowed Fellowship for Excellence, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington

2001-02 Flintridge Foundation Award for Visual Artists

1999 Elected "Master of the Medium" (metals), James C. Renwick Alliance, the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, DC

1996 Elected a Fellow of the American Crafts Council

1992 N.E.A. Crafts Fellowship

1988 Alumni Achievement Award, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

1984 N.E.A. Crafts Fellowship

1979 All-University Research Grant, Michigan State University

1978 All-University Research Grant, Michigan State University

1976 N.E.A. Crafts Fellowship

1975 Best in Show, Best in Metals, Outstanding Craftsman of the North Central Region, Purchase Award, "Beaux Arts Designer/Craftsman '75", Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH



Work Represented in Public Collections

Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH
Goldsmith Hall, London, England
Illinois State University
Museum of Arts & Design (formerly American Crafts Museum), New York City
Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, Washington DC
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
University of Indiana Art Gallery, Bloomington, IN
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT



Solo, International and Other Major Exhibitions


2007
"Jewelry By Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection", Museum of Fine Arts Boston. May22, 2007-March 5, 2008.
"Craft in America: Expanding Traditions" National tour:
Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK, April 13-June 24
Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, July22 - September 23
Mingei International Museum, San Diego, CA, October 20 - January 27, 2008
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, February 22 - May 4.
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, June 8 - September 14.
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, October 11 -January18, 2009
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA, February 21 - May 25.

2004
"The Art of Gold" continuing US tour.
The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
The Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC
Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
"Korean & American Metalsmithing Exhibition", Kepco Plaza Gallery, Seoul, Korea.

2003
"The Art of Gold", organized by the society of North American Goldsmiths and toured by Exhibits USA Crocker Art Museum

2002
Summer Arts Festival Mirabela Arts Exhibit, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, University of Washington
"Exuberance", Two-person exhibition at Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle (with Kevin Glenn Crane)

2001
"Flet/Braid", Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark

2000
"Curves Revisited", Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

1997
"Celebrating American Craft", Kunstindustrie Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

1994
Retrospective, "Mary Lee Hu: Master Metalsmith", National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

1993
Retrospective, "Documents Northwest: 6 Northwest Jewelers" Seattle Art museum, Seattle, WA

1993-96
"Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalworking", Organized by the Ft. Wayne (IN) Museum and touring nationally.

1992
"Design Visions, The Second Australian International Crafts Triennial". Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
"Helen Williams Drutt Collection", Helsinki, Finland

1991
"The 20th Anniversary Show", Electrum Gallery, London, England

1989
Solo, "Mary Lee Hu: Goldsmith", The Merrin Gallery, New York, NY

1989-93
"Craft Today USA", Organized by the American Crafts Museum, New York, and touring Europe.

1988
Solo, Concepts Gallery, Carmel and Palo Alto, CA
"Korean-American Contemporary Metalwork Exhibition 1988", Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea.

1987-90
"The Eloquent Object", organized by The Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK, and touring the US and Japan.

1986-88
"Craft Today, Poetry of the Physical", organized by the American Craft Museum, New York, and touring nationally.

1985-87
"American Jewelry NOW", organized by the American Crafts Museum, New York, and touring Asia.

1985
"Barbara Rockefeller Associates Collection", Anatole Orient Gallery, London, England
"Masterworks of Contemporary American Jewelry: Sources and Concepts", The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
"International Jewelry Invitational", Rudolf Dentler Gallery, Ulm, Germany

1984
Solo, The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

1984-85
"Jewelry USA", organized by the American Crafts Museum, New York, and touring
nationally.

1983
Solo, University of Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
Invitational of American Jewelry, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Traditional Industry,
Kyoto

1982
Solo, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

1981-85
"Good as Gold: Alternative Materials in American Jewelry", organized by the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, and touring.

1981
Solo, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
"Tenth anniversary Exhibition", Electrum Gallery, London, England
"The Golden Thread-Textures in Gold", Touring International Competition

1980
Solo, Arts & Crafts Center of Pittsburgh, PA
"International Jewellery 1900-1980", Kunslerhaus, Vienna

1979
"Fourth International Jewellery Art Exhibition", Japan Jewellery Designers Association, Mikimoto, Tokyo

1979-81
"Society of North American Goldsmiths", organized by SNAG and touring Europe

1979
Solo Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University Gallery, Richmond, KY

1978-82
"Silver in American Life", organized by Yale University Art Museum from pieces in their collection and touring.

1978
"Modern American Jewelry Exhibition", Mikimoto & Co., Tokyo
"American Crafts at the Vatican Museum", Vatican City
4-person exhibition, Goldsmith Hall, London (Harper, Scherr, Seppa)

1977
Two person exhibition, Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH (Wahling)
Solo, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
"Creative Jewelry", Design Center, Manila, Philippines

1976
Solo, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
"6 Contemporary American Jewellers", Electrum Gallery, London

1975-76
"Forms in Metal-275 Years of Metalsmithing in America", organized by the Museum of
Contemporary Crafts, New York.

1975
"Contemporary Crafts of the Americas: 1975", International competitive exhibition organized by Colorado State University and touring nationally.
"Beaux Arts designer/Craftsmen '75", Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH.
1974
Solo, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

1974-77
"Goldsmith/74", organized by the Renwick Gallery and the Minnesota Museum of Art.
1974
"World Silver Fair", International competition, Taxco and Mexico City, Mexico
"Profile 1974", Humber College, Rexdale, Ontario, Canada - June 8-30.

1970-72
"Goldsmith '70", organized by the Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN

1969
"Young Americans '69", national competition organized by the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC.

1967
Solo, Crafts Alliance Gallery, St. Louis, MO - September 1-31

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