Roberta & David Williamson

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Roberta & David Williamson: Botanical Necklace, Necklace, sterling and fine silver, quartz crystal, paper, 19" x 1 1/2" x 1/2".
Botanical Necklace
Necklace, sterling and fine silver, quartz crystal, paper, 19" x 1 1/2" x 1/2".
Exhibit: A Meeting of Minds
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Roberta & David Williamson: It
It's Just A Little Story
Brooch in sterling silver, brass antique Whist Marker, quartz crystal, and paper vintage playing card. 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.5"
Exhibit: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Item is available Available ($1021.00)
Roberta & David Williamson: Stuff I Love, Earrings in sterling silver. 2.5" in length
Stuff I Love
Earrings in sterling silver. 2.5" in length
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($269.00)
Roberta & David Williamson: Lover
Lover's Eye
Pendant in copper, sterling silver, glass, and paper. 3 x 3 x 1/2" drop. Approx 15" neckwire
Exhibit: Holiday Show
Item is available Available ($1935.00)
Roberta & David Williamson: Papillion de Nuit, Brooch in copper in etched copper. 3 3/8 x 1 1/4"
Papillion de Nuit
Brooch in copper in etched copper. 3 3/8 x 1 1/4"
Item is available Available ($161.00)
Roberta & David Williamson: Roberta & David Williamson, "The Third Person Between Us" Necklace/Pendant in sterling silver, copper, baroque pearl, and antique glass dome. Pendant measures approx 4 1/4 x 2 1/2". Chain measures 20" long.
Roberta & David Williamson
"The Third Person Between Us" Necklace/Pendant in sterling silver, copper, baroque pearl, and antique glass dome. Pendant measures approx 4 1/4 x 2 1/2". Chain measures 20" long.
Exhibit: Tilling Time / Telling Time
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Roberta & David Williamson: 1948 "25,550 Days of Memories", Brooch in sterling silver, copper, vintage mirror, and vintage pin-back button. 4.5 x 2.25 x 0.25"
1948 "25,550 Days of Memories"
Brooch in sterling silver, copper, vintage mirror, and vintage pin-back button. 4.5 x 2.25 x 0.25"
Exhibit: Celebrating 70
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Roberta & David Williamson: I am never alone in my garden, Necklace. Sterling silver, quartz crystal, antique lithograph, rubber ball.
I am never alone in my garden
Necklace. Sterling silver, quartz crystal, antique lithograph, rubber ball.
Exhibit: Signs of Life 2005
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Biographical Information for Roberta & David Williamson:



Berea, Ohio

EDUCATION:

David:
Northern Illinois University, 1967 - 1972, Bachelor of Fine Arts, DeKalb, Illinois
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1974 - 197, Richmond, Virginia, Studied with noted ceramicist Jack Earl

Roberta:
Bachelor of Science in Education- Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1967-1971 (Art Education)
Graduate Work, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1973
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 1974-1976 (Jewelry & Metalsmithing)


PUBLICATIONS (selected):

METALSMITH IN PRINT , October, 2013
ORNAMENT, Vol. 36, #1, November 2012
METALSMITH, the Look section, Vol. 32, #5, 2012
SHOWCASE: 500 RINGS, Lark Books, 2012
ORNAMENT, Vol. 34, #3, 2011
21st CENTURY JEWELRY, Best of the 500 Series, Lark Books, 2011
ORNAMENT, Vol. 34, 2010
CELEBRATING 70: 70 Years by 70 Artists, Lorene Publication, 2010
THE STUDIO JEWELER'S HANDBOOK, Brandon Holschuh, Quarry Books, 2009
ORNAMENT, Vol. 32, #1, 2008
JEWELRY ARTS MAGAZINE, March, 2008
MARY ENGELBREIT'S HOME COMPANIO, May/June , 2008
500 WEDDING RINGS, Lark Books, 2008
500 PENDANTS and LOCKETS , Lark Books, 2008
CRAFT IN AMERICA, Jo Lauria and Steve Fenton, Clarkson/Potter, 2007
ORNAMENT, Vol. 31, #1, 2007
METALSMITH EXHIBITION IN PRINT, Framing: The Art of Jewelry, 2007
500 METAL VESSELS, Lark Books, 2007
THE ART AND CRAFT OF JEWELRY MAKING, JoAnna Goldberg, Lark Books, 2006
CHALLENGING THE CHATELAINE! Curated by Helen Drutt, Design Museo, Helsinki, Finland, 2006
500 NECKLACES, Lark Books, 2006
METALSMITH EXHIBITION IN PRINT, 2005
THE SIGNS OF LIFE, Facere Gallery catalogue, Lorene Publishing, 2005
ORNAMENT, Vol. 29, # 1, 2005
500 BROOCHES, Marjorie Simon, Lark Books, 2005
COUNTRY LIVING GARDENER, feature article, spring, 2004
ART JEWELRY TODAY, Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publications, 2003
METALSMITH EXHIBITION IN PRINT, 2002
ORNAMENT, Autumn, 1998
THE CRAFTS REPORT, February, 1998
METAL TECHNIQUES FOR CRAFTSMEN, Tim McCreight, 1998
THE ART BOOK, Volume 4, Issue 4, September, 1997
ORNAMENT, Spring Issue, 1996, Cover and Feature
ART NEWS, April, 1995
THE JEWELER'S ART- A Multimedia Approach, By Alice Sprintzen, Davis Publications, Fall, 1994
JEWELRY METALWORK SURVEY #3 , Edited by David LaPlantz, 1993
JEWELRY METALWROK SURVEY #2, Edited by David LaPlantz, 1992

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Museum of American Art
SAKS 5th AVENUE
The Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Helen Drutt
Baldwin-Wallace University, Berea, Ohio
The Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
The Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio
The Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Bruce Pepich and Lisa Englander
Kenneth Trapp
David McFadden
Marcia Docter
Dona Schneier Collection
Eli's Cheesecake Co., Chicago, Illinois
Ben Cohen, Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream
Allen Frumkin / Jean Martin
Robin Williams
Bill Murray
Hillary Clinton
Ruth Kohler
Karen Boyd Johnson
Warren Buffet
Carol Burnett
Tommy Simpson
William Bennet Seitz
Lois Elhert
Eric Carle

EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS (selected):

The Best of 2014, Ohio Craft Museum and traveling throughout Ohio, April-November, 2014
The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, Pa., November, 2014
Telling Time/ Tilling Time, Invitational Exhibition, Facere' Gallery, Seattle, Washington, August-October, 2014
The American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Il. August 2014, Director's Choice Award
LOOT, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, New York, October 2014
The Empty Bowl Project, Berea, Ohio, April, 2014
The Smithsonian Craft Show, The National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., April, 2014
River Gallery, Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Rocky River, Ohio May, 2014
American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Il., August, 2013
A Garden Song, 3 person show, The Kohler Art Space, Kohler, Wi, April-May, 2013
Ohio Metals Invitational: Uncontained, Columbus, Oh., May-June, 2013
Gravers Lane Gallery, one person show, Philadelphia, Pa. May-June, 2013
Partners, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca., October, 2013
LOOT, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, October, 2013
AMERICAN CRAFTS EXPOSITION, Evanston, Il. August 2012
IDIOSINCRATIC, Facere Gallery, July- August, Seattle, Wa 2012
BUDS, BLOOMS AND BERRIES, the Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pa, August 12- December 31, 2011
SPECIMENS, exhibition curated by David and Roberta Williamson, Fawick Gallery, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio, Jan-Feb, 2011
FULLER CRAFT MUSEUM, commissioned to create a piece for the Fuller Museum collection, Brockton, Mass, March, 2011
SHAW GALLERY JEWELRY INVITATIONAL, Maine, June-July, 2011
CRAFT MASTERS, River Gallery, Rocky River, Ohio, July-August, 2011
METAL INVITATIONAL, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca., May-June, 2010
ECCENTRIC INSECTS, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin., June-Oct.
RACINE ART MUSEUM, exhibited in works from the permanent collection, spring, 2010
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, Best of 2010, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, April, 2010 and traveling 2010
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, exhibited in selections from the museum's collection, 2009-2010
CRAFT IN AMERICA, exhibition at Silver Dollar City Resort, Missouri, 2010
AMERICAN CRAFT EXPOSITION, Evanston, Illinois, August, 2009
SECOND NATURE, Invitational exhibition, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 2009
Award of Excellence, Best of 2009, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Crafts Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 2009
Individual Excellence Fellowship, The Ohio Arts Council, 2009
500 Pendants, The Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, 2008
THE AMERICAN CRAFT EXPOSITION, Evanston, Illinois, August, 2008
The Chicago Botanic Garden Art and Antique Show, represented by Portals Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, April, 2008
FRAMING: THE ART OF JEWELRY, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon, 2008
EXHIBITION IN PRINT, FRAMING THE ART OF JEWELRY, The Society of North American Goldsmiths, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, Nov, 2007
SPARKLE 3, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, October, 2007
BODY PARTS, The Sam Shaw Gallery, Maine, July, 2007
PINS FOR MEN, Facere Gallery, Seattle, Wa. September, 2007
CHALLENGING THE CHALALAINE, curated by Helen Drutt, Design Museum , Helsinki, Finland and traveling, 2007-2009
TRASHFORMATIONS, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio, 2007
TRASHFORMATIONS, OHIO Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio, 2007
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, 2006
THE BEST OF 2006, Award of Excellence, Ohio Craft Museum, traveling
PLAYTIME: Toys For Adults, Brookfield Craft Center, August-October, 2006
Curated THE BLACK AND WHITE EXHIBITION, Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio, August-September, 2006
EXHIBITON IN PRINT 2005, FLATWARE: Function + Fantasy, Metalsmith Magazine, fall, 2005
THE AMERICAN CRAFT EXPOSITION, Evanston, Illinois, August, 2005
MAGNIFICENT EXTRAVAGANCE: Artists and Opulence, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, June - Nov, 2005
THE INFLUENCE OF ROCK AND ROLL, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, Ohio, June, 2005
THE NEO SHOW, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, June-September, 2005
MAY SHOW, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca, May, 2005
THE WASHINGTON CRAFT SHOW, program cover, Washington, D.C., December, 2005
METALSMITH EXHIBITION IN PRINT: FLATWARE, Function and Fantasy, Society of North American Metalsmiths, August, 2005
HOUSE OF WONDERS: SURREALISM, STILL LIFE AND OBJECTS OF CURIOSITY, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, Mass., August-Sept., 2005
FREEHAND 25!, 25th anniversary exhibition, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca. Sept. 2005
BEST OF 2005, AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Traveling to museums 2005
SIGNS OF LIFE, Facere Gallery, Seattle, Washington, April-May, 2005
THEN AND NOW, Freehand Gallery, Los Angeles, California, April, 2005
.925 + INGENUITY = ART JEWELRY, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Ma., February - May, 2005
MASTERFUL METALSMITHS: Traditional and Contemporary Fine Metalwork, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, Lancaster, Ohio Feb - Mar, 2005
TRASHFORMATIONS, curated by Lloyd Herman, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Ma January-April
2005, traveling for 2 years
HUNTERS AND GATHERERS, Ferrin Gallery, Lenox, Ma., August, 2004
POETIC SPIRITS, Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, Connecticut, June - Augusy, 2004
THE BODY ADORNED, The Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, Ky., January 9 -February 21, 2004


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