Jeffrey Phelps



Born : Dubuque, Iowa 1955

Education :
2003 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2004 Pittsburgh Glass Center Pittsburgh, PA
1999 Art Institute of Pittsburgh Degree in Multimedia Arts Pittsburgh, PA
1987 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
1977 University of Arizona, Major: Graphic Design Tucson, AZ

Professional Experience :
2002-2007 Pittsburgh Glass Center Pittsburgh, PA, Instructor fused glass
2002-2004 Assistant to Kathleen Mulcahy & Ron Desmett
1989-Present Jeffrey Phelps Artworks in Glass, Pittsburgh, PA, Self-Employed
1988 Inner Glow Glass Studio, St. Simon's Island, GA, Self-Employed
1988 Brunswick Junior College, Brunswick, GA, Instructor
1985 Glasstique, Yuma, AZ, Self Employed
1985 Arizona Western College Yuma, AZ, Instructor

Exhibitions :
2015 Virteous Spirits, Sewickley, PA
2015 Poppy Silhouettes Bock Tott Gallery, Sewickley, PA

2014 Hollander Glass Southwest Workshops, Phoenix, AZ

2013 Sewickley Montessori Pedagogy Fused Glass Program, Sewickley, PA

2012 Layered Up Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2011 Best of Worldwide Glass Artists Vol. II Kennedy Press
2011 "A Silica Feast for the Eyes" Gallery Sim, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 10x10x10 Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2010 11th Annual Glass Art Auction, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia,PA
2010 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh at Fallingwater, Mill Run ,PA
2010 Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Centennial Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art , Pittsburgh, PA

2009 G-20 Fused Bowl Commission for Presidents & Prime Ministers, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 From the Earth to the Fire & Beyond, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2008 Joy Reed Belt Gallery Glass Invitational Oklahoma City, OK
2008 The Pittsburgh Glass Center "Steel & Glass : Art Transcends Industry", Pittsburgh, PA

2007 The Mall at Robinson Town Center, Pittsburgh PA
2007 The Museum of American Glass Exhibit, "Celebrating Connections " Contemporary Glass Artists of the Mid- Atlantic States, Millville, New Jersey
2007 Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh PA
2007 Glass Birhtday Suit 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition Pittsburgh, PA
2007 The Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavillion Demonstration, Toledo,Ohio

2006 Aquarium Invitational Vespermann Glass Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006 Carnegie Museum of Art Louis Comfort Tiffany Artist for the Ages ( Exhibitor, Demonstrations & Classes) Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Alumni Show Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Visiting Artist University of Jacksonville Jacksonville, Fl
2006 Fused & Blown Glass Hybrids University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Fused, Painted & Blown Glass Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

2005 Glass Birthday Suit "4th Annual" Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA
2005 Art of the State: 2005 The State Museum of Pennsylvania Harrisburgh, PA
2005 Blossoms & Blown Glass, Bird in the Hand Gallery Sewickley, PA

2004 Glass Birthday Suit "3rd Annual", Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA
2004 Glass Birthday Suit "Shedding our Skin", Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA

2003 Glass Birthday Suit "The Basics Laid Bare", Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh PA
2003 Artists of the Pittsburgh Glass Center, PPG Place Tower Two, Pittsburgh PA

1988 Altamaha Fine Arts Festival, Darien GA Best in Show

1985 - 1988 Coastal Alliance for the Arts, St. Simonís Island GA Best in Craft

1982 Portcon International Glass Exhibition, San Diego CA