Jim Cotter Resume

Born: 1944, Corning, IA

 

Education

1969
Masters Degree of Arts
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming


1967
Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts in Education
Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska

 

Collections


Blount Foundation
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia
Gerald R. Ford private collection
Herman Miller Collection
Korean Craft Museum
McDonalds Corporation
National Broadcasting Corporation
National Ornamental Metals Museum
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, New York
Wayne State College, Wayne Nebraska
Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin

 

Publications

2011
Craft Biennale Catalogue
The 7th Cheongju International Craft Competition
Joon-mo Chung

2011
Exhibition Catalogue
Geography: An Exhibition of International Contemporary Jewelry organized by Art Jewelry Forum
Curated by Susan Cummins & Mike Holmes

2011
21st Century Jewelry: The best of the 500 series
By Marthe Le Van, Lark Crafts

2011
Steel Wire Jewelry
By Brenda Schweder, Lark Crafts

2011
New Rings: 500+ Designs from around the world
By Nicolas Estrada, Thames & Hudson

2010
Exhibition Catalogue
Neo Rococo: Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary Jewelry Design
Curated by Carolyn Springer

2008
The Ring Shows: Then & Now and Putting the Band Back Together
Curated by Ashley Callahan

2008
Creative Stonesetting
John E. Cogswell

2007
Exhibition Catalogue
Wild Geese: The Irish in America
National Craft Gallery Kilkenny, Ireland
Curated by Kevin O’Dwyer

2004
1000 Rings: Inspiring Adornments for the Hand
Curated by Robert Ebendorf
By Marthe Le Van, Lark Crafts

 

Workshops and Presentations

2014
Contemporary Cement Jewelry: Workshop.
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME: August 10 - 22

2014
The Life and Times of Cotter: Jewelry Art/Slide Lecture.
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH: August 8

2013
Contemporary Cement Jewelry: Workshop.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO:
August 19-23

2013
The Life and Times of Cotter: Presentation.
At Material Topics: Making Marks Symposium, East Carolina
University, Greenville, NC: January 18-20

2011
A Potluck of Materials and Ideas: Workshop with Bob Ebendorf.
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC:
May 29-June 10

 

Selected Exhibitions

2013
METAL, LIGHT art + design, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2013
Badges & Buttons, Waistcoats & Vests, Traveling exhibtion curated by Bob Ebendorf and Elizabeth Turrell

2013
Put a Ring on It, Taboo Studio, San Diego, California

2013
Off the Wall= Structural Adornment, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Jenkins Fine Art Center,
Greenville, NC

2012
Humor in Metal, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, SNAG Conference, Phoenix , Arizona

2012
Generosity of Spirit, Signature: Contemporary Craft Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2011
Geography, Velvet Da Vinci Gallery in Collaboration with Art Jewelry Forum, SNAG Conference,
Seattle, Washington

2011
METAL, LIGHT art + design, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2011
Multiples, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Rehoboth Beach, Deleware

2011
The 7th Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, Republic of Korea
Competition, Awarded Bronze Prize and Honorable Mention

2010
Allez, Du Gallet, Coullioure, France

2010
Neo Rococo; Rocks and Shells Interpreted in Contemporary Jewelry Design, University of Indianapolis,
Indianapolis, Indiana

2009
Fresh Start: New Directions, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York City, New York

2009
Wearable Works of Art, Quirk Gallery, Richmond, Virgina

2008
The Ring Show, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, Tennessee

2008
Set in Concrete, Shaw Gallery, North East Harbor, Maine

2007
Old and New, Taboo Gallery, San Diego, California

2007
Wild Geese, The Irish in America, Kilkenny, Ireland

2006
Glass-Wear, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, Missouri

2003
The Bracelet, Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, SOFA NYC

2003
The Art of Gold, Society of North American Goldsmiths, national traveling exhibtion

2002
Mikromegas, Munich Decorative Arts Association, international traveling exhibition

2002
A Modern Bestiary, Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin

2002
Going to the Dogs, Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin

1999
Measure by Measure, Brookfeild Craft Center, Brookfield, Connecticut

 

Gallery Representation

J. Cotter Gallery, Vail, Colorado
Jett Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Lake Hill House, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
Penland Gallery, Penland, North Carolina
Quirk Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Smith Klein, Boulder, Colorado