CV – Media

Mary S. Hunt

Formal Education:

Thomas Nelson College, Old Dominion University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Corning Museum for Glass, and various seminars and workshops throughout the country from leading artists in the field of glass, and other mediums.

Accomplished Media:

Paper and canvas using oils, chalks, charcoal, watercolor, acrylics, mixed media, collage
Using glass as a canvas.

Mastered Glass Techniques:

Flat panel in copper-foil and leaded. Sandblasting for surface and deep carving. Hand beveling. Lampworking. Lampshade techniques to include; flat panel, fused, Tiffany reproduction, reverse painting. Kiln work includes fusing, sagging, and slumping. Vitreous stain and enamel techniques, using traditional methods. Copper-foil overlay with decorative solder techniques. Mosaics and Restoration.

PMC:

Precious Metal Clay

Jury Achievements:

Award for:

Composition
Overall design
Technical ability
Parade of Homes Gold Award Hampton Virginia

Publication Recognition:

Virginia Builder” September/October 1998

Diversions” a Hampton Roads Magazine for the Arts. Several recognition’s, the last in January/February 1999

Poquoson Post” June 9-15, 1999

Platte Enterprise” 2000-2005 several articles.

The Platte Enterprise” November 12, 2003

Dakota Magazine” April 2004 article on Platte.

The Aberdeen News” Out and About section C July 28, 2005

The Daily Republic” Lifestyles April 22, 2006

Dacotah Prairie Museum Archive” http://www.dacotahprairiemuseum.com/exhibits/glass.html

Most recent exhibitions given through the Dacotah Prairie Museum
2009
2010 Participated in Artist Information/Teaching Seminar for High School Students Hosted through the Dacotah Prairie Museum

Online Workshops:

Currently I am developing on-line classes for several techniques working in glass.
Progress can be viewed by visiting my blog: http://www.maryshunt.blogspot.com

Contact:

mshemeral@midstatesd.net
Phone:
605-680-0565

These classes are being developed so that anyone can achieve working the project. No previous experience will be required. In addition, enhancing the technical skill being highlighted will become a bonus to any beginner or advanced glass artisan. Kits will also be available through my studio.