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education

1996    Master of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield, MI

1994    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, State University of New York at Purchase College,

            Purchase, NY

1991    Bachelor of Arts in Art History & Fine Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

 

residencies and fellowships

2020    Invited Resident, ArtCube, Jerusalem, Israel

            Invited Resident Artist, Gent Glass, Gent, Belgium

            Invited Resident Artist, Flint Museum of Art, Flint, MI

2019    Invited Artist, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA 

2018    Invited Fellowship, Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn, Estonia

            Invited Fellowship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

            Resident Artist, Glass Artist Pavilion Project, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

            Invited Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

2017    Invited Visiting Artist, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX

2016    Invited Fellowship, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2013    Resident Artist, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2012    Resident Artist, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

2011    Resident Artist, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA 

            Resident Artist, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

2010    Resident Artist, Toos Neger Residency Program, Dordrecht, The Netherlands

2009    Resident Artist, Frans Masereel Centre of Printmaking, Kasterlee, Belgium

            Resident Artist, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

2008    Nation Endowment for the Arts Recipient, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

            Resident Artist, Frans Masereel Centre of Printmaking, Kasterlee, Belgium

2007    International Fellowship Artist, Kala Institute of Art, Berkeley, CA

            Resident Artist, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

solo exhibitions (selected)

2020    Beauty of Tools, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

2019    Garden of Decadence, Lyon College, Batesville, AL

2018    Images of Israel, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2017    Floating, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

2016    Ephemera, Ha’mizgaga Glass Factory Museum, Nachsholim, Israel

2015    Intertwined, Koelsch Haus Gallery, Houston, TX

            Homage to Corning, The Glass Market, Corning Museum of Art, Corning, NY

            Outdated, Lindenwood University, MO

2014    Outdated, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL

            Reflections, FotoFest 2014, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

2013    Minimal Decadence, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX     

2012    Collection, Thompson Gallery, Furman University, Greenville, SC

            Westward Ho, Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

            Sweet and Sickly, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

2011    Collection, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

            A Remembrance, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

2011    Watches, Paxton Gate Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010    Bittersweet, Affordable Art Fair, Divergence Fine Art Gallery, NY, NY

            A Garden of Decadence, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, Netherlands

2009    Relics, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX

            Ephemeral Narratives, Silica Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008    Ephemera, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

            Returning, Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA

2007    Oracle, Kunstoffice, Berlin, Germany

            Recollection, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

            Recollection, Art Chicago, Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006    Recollection, The Bridge International, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL

            Nesting, Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL

             Fantasma, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005    Mending, Scuola di Grafica, Venice, Italy

group exhibitions (selected)

2019     Prime, Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL

             47th International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI 

             Grand Opening, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

             Domestic Matters: Uncommon Apron, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ 

             Beauties of the Common Tool, Gravy Gallery and Studio, Philadelphia, PA 

             Summer Instructors Exhibition, Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Tech 

             University, Smithville, TN 

             Hot Glass, Arts Commission of Ohio, Toledo, OH 

2018     Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design, Chicago, Represented by Habatat 

             Galleries, Royal Oak, MI 

             46th International Glass Invitational Award Exhibition, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI 

             Ears of Buddha: Mystical Powers, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

             Hot and Cold, FOCI, Glass Center, Minneapolis, MN 

             Some Like It Hot, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

             Glass Now 2018, The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

             Sound and Vision, The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

2017     Glass Weekend 2017, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Millville, NJ 

             Glass Now, The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

             Glass Art Society Members Juried Exhibition, Glass Wheel Studio, Norfolk, VA 

             Art on Fire, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

             Millefiori, Freemont Gallery, Seattle, WA 

             Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Glass, Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA 

             Embodiment, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

2016     Glass Fashion Show, Toledo Museum of Art, Glass Pavilion, Toledo, OH 

             Glow, Pilchuck Gallery, Seattle, WA 

             Hang in 3D, Koelsch Haus, Houston, TX 

             Bounded, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

2015     Reincarnation, The Art Car Museum, Houston, TX 

             Glass Weekend 2015, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ 

             Shattered, Chandra Cerrito Gallery, Oakland, CA 

             Works in Jewelry, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

             Enchanted Forrest, Pilchuck Gallery, Seattle, WA 

             Way Kool, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

2014    Square Foot, Art Basel, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL 

            Influencers, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburgh, NJ 

            Hot Glass 2014, Art Commission of Toledo, Toledo, OH 

2013    The Art of the Fellowship, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ 

            Common Discourse, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

            Glass Weekend 2013, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

            14th Annual Glass Exhibition, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

            4, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

            Treat Yourself, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

            Rock and Roll, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

2012    9, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, P. R. China 

            Lights, Camera, Action, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

            Surrogates, University of Delaware Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

            Hot Glass, GAS Conference, Toledo, OH 

            The Fire Continues, The Gallery of Fine Craft, Millville, NJ 

            Unlived Histories, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC 

2011    Holding Memory, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI 

            Art in Public Spaces, Museum of the 21st Century, Langenois, Austria 

            Glass Weekend 2011, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Millville, NJ 

            Identify Yourself, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MS 

            Celebrating 40 Years, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA 

            Sculpted Memory, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY 

            10x10x10, Pittsburgh Glass Center Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

2010    It’s a Group Thing, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

            Ni Una Mas, Pearlstein Galleries, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Hunter Museum of American Art, 

            Chattanooga, TN 

            Art on Fire, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

            Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Western University, Seattle, WA 

            Group Exhibition, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

            Hot Glass, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 

            Into the Void, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ 

            Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Western University, Seattle, WA 

            Represented Artists Exhibition, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, TX 

2009    Drukwerk Buiten de Marge, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, Netherlands 

            Sculptural Objects Figurative Art 2009, Represented by Silica Gallery, Chicago, IL 

            State of the Union, Philadelphia Arts Alliance, Philadelphia, PA 

            National Print Exhibition, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Los Angeles, CA 

            Sculptural Objects Figurative Art 2009, Represented by Silica Gallery, New York, NY 

            The Art of the Reclaimed Object, Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Tucson, AR 

            Glass Weekend 2009, Wheaton Arts, Represented by Silica Gallery, Millville, NJ 

            Vision Realized, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 

            Gen-X, Modern Masters Fine Arts Gallery, Palm Springs, CA 

            Salon, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, Netherlands 

            Alumni Exposition, Gallery of Fine Craft, Wheaton Arts, Fine Arts Gallery, Millville, NJ 

2008    Time Capsules: 2 Person Exhibition, Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD 

            Contemporary Works in Glass, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA 

            Red Dot, Represented by Gallery Imperato, New York, New York, NY 

            Multiplicitocracy, American University Museum, Washington, D.C 

            Kunstoffice-Ziell V, Kunstoffice, Berlin, Germany 

            Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 

            Philadelphia, PA 

            The Art of the Reclaimed Object, Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Tucson, AR 

            Spirit, James Backas Gallery, Baltimore, MD 

            4, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL 

            Cast Glass Fellows, The Gallery at Wheaton Art, Millville, NJ 

            (In)Vestment, Bahdeebahdu Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

            Invitational Represented Artist Exhibition, The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD 

 

artist lectures and workshops (selected) 

 

2021    Alternative Printmaking on Glass, Corning Glass Studio, Corning Museum of Glass, 

            Corning, NY 

2020    Visiting Artist Lecture, Arizona Glass Alliance, Scottsdale, AZ 

            Visiting Artist Lecture, New Mexico Glass Alliance, Santa Fe, NM 

            Laser Etching and Screen-printing Class, FOCI, Minneapolis, MN 

2019    Screen-Printing & Kiln Forming Master Class, Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art, 

            Toledo, OH 

            Lecture, Glass Pavilion, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 

            Alternative Approaches to Scree-Printing, Appalachian Center for Craft, 

            Tennessee Tech University, Smithville, TN 

2018    Visiting Artist Lecture and Screen-Print on Glass Workshop, 

            Tyler School of Art Glass Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Panelist, Four Women in Glass, Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design, Chicago, IL 

            Lecture and Workshop, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

            Panelist and Workshop, Women in Glass, Glass Art Society Conference, Venice, Italy 

            Visiting Artist Lecture, Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, Tallinn, Estonia 

            GAPP Resident Lecture, GlasSalon, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 

2017    Invited Visiting Artist, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX 

            Artist Presentation at Glass Weekend 2017, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ 

            Resident Artist Presentation, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 

2016    Fellowship Presentation, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 

            Gallery Presentation, Ha’mizgaga Glass Factory Museum, Nachsholim, Israel 

2015    Artist Presentation, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO 

            Artist Presentation and Workshop, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA 

2013    Resident Artist Presentation, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY 

            Artist Presentation, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX 

2012    Artist Presentation, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands 

2011    Artist Presentation, European Ceramic WorkCentre, Den Bosch, The Netherlands 

2010    Time for Light, SPEC Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 

            Sculpted Memory Presentation 2010, Rush Gallery, New York, NY 

            Artist Presentation, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, The Netherlands 

2009    Artist Presentation, William De Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands 

            Artist Presentation, Toos Neger, Dordrecht, Netherlands 

2008    Artist Presentation, Youens Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

            NEA Recipient, Resident Artist Presentation, Woman’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY 

            Artist Presentation, Radford University Art Museum, Radford, VA 

2007    Artist Presentation, Kunstoffice, Berlin, Germany 

            Artist Presentation, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, Netherlands 

            Artist Presentation, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

            Artist Presentation, Glass Weekend 2007, Wheaton Arts Museum, Millville, NJ 

2006    Resident Artist Lecture, Woman’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY 

            Artist Presentation, Marx Saunders Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2005    Artist Presentation, Kala Institute for the Arts, Berkley, CA 

            Artist Presentation, Scuola Di Graphica, Venice, Italy 

            Artist Presentation, Center for Creative Studies Academy, Detroit, MI 

 

honors (selected) 

 

2019    Westphal Faculty Development Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Faculty Summer Research Award for Tenure/Tenure Track Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Bronze Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

2018    Louis and Bessie Stein Family Fellowship to Israel in 2018, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Drexel University International Grant - Travel to Estonia, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Bronze Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

2017    Urban Glass Scholarship, Urban Glass Center, Brooklyn, NY 

            Westphal Faculty Development Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Celebrity Foundation Scholarship, Corning Museum of Art, Corning, NY 

2016    Drexel University International Grant - Travel to Israel, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Westphal College of Media Arts and Design Faculty Grant, Drexel University, 

            Philadelphia, PA 

2015    Urban Glass Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY 

            Corning Museum of Glass Scholarship, Corning, NY 

            Bronze Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

2014    Bronze Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

            Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA 

            Corning Museum of Glass Scholarship, Corning, NY 

2011    International Travel Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Anne & Rodney Pearlman Fellow, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA 

2009    1st Place Award, National Print Exhibition, Printmaking Society, Los Angeles, CA 

2008    National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, Supporting Women’s Studio Workshop, 

            Rosendale, NY 

            Westphal Faculty Development Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

2006    Westphal Faculty Development Grant, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

2005    Independence Foundation Artist Fellowship Grant, Philadelphia, PA 

            Maryland State Art Council Individual Artist Grant, Baltimore, MD 

            Windows of Opportunity Grant, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA 

            Kala Art Institute of Art Fully Funded Fellowship, Berkley, CA 

 

publications (selected) 

 

2018    Glass Now 2018, Catalogue, Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

            Sound and Vision, Catalogue, Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

            46th International Invitational Exhibition, Catalogue, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI 

            Conference Reflections, Catalogue, Glass Arts Society, Murano, Italy 

2017    Glass Weekend 2017, Catalogue, Wheaton Art and Cultural Center, 

            Represented by Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Millville, NJ 

            Glass Now, Catalogue, Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

            Glass Art Society Members Juried Exhibition, Catalogue, Glass Wheel Studio, Norfolk, VA 

            Millefiori, Catalogue, Freemont Gallery, Seattle, WA 

            Philadelphia glass-art museum to spotlight philanthropists, artists and Jen Blazina, 

            Hot Sheets Review, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY 

2016    Glow, Catalogue, Pilchuck Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2015    Glass Weekend 2015, Catalogue, Wheaton Art and Cultural Center, Represented by Morgan 

            Contemporary Glass Gallery, Millville, NJ 

            Enchanted Forrest, Catalogue, Pilchuck Gallery, Seattle, WA 

2014    Square Foot, Catalogue, Art Basel, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL 

            Hot Glass 2014, Catalogue, Art Commission of Toledo, OH 

2013    The Art of the Fellowship, Catalogue, Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ 

            14th Annual Glass Exhibition, Catalogue, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA 

2012    9, Catalogue, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, P. R. China 

2012    Hot Glass 2012, Catalogue, GAS Conference, Toledo, OH 

            Unlived Histories, Catalogue, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC 

            “Westward Ho”, Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 

2011    Museum of the 21st Century, Catalogue, Vienna, Austria 

            “Jen Blazina’s Cast Glass Objects and Panels Explore Memory and Heirlooms,” Review 

            Glass Quarterly Magazine, New York, New York 

            Celebrating 40 Years, Catalogue, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA 

            Holding Memory, Catalogue, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI 

            Sculpted Memory, Catalogue, Rush Gallery, New York, NY 

2010    Ni Una Mas, Catalogue, Pearlstein Gallery Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 

            Sculptural Objects Figurative Art 2010, Catalogue, Chicago, IL 

            “Ni Una Mas”, Review, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 

            Affordable Art Fair, Catalogue, New York, NY 

2009    Sculptural Objects Figurative Art, Catalogue, New York, NY 

            20th International Printmaking Exhibition, Catalogue, Los Angeles Printmaker Society,

            Los Angeles, CA 

            Recollection, Catalogue, Art Basel, Miami, FL 

            Sculptural Objects Figurative Art Chicago 2009, Catalogue Chicago, IL 

            Drukwerk Buiten de Marge, Catalogue, Pictura Gallery, Dordrecht, The Netherlands 

            “Recollection”, Review, Art Papers 

            Transformation 6: Contemporary Works in Glass, Catalogue 

2008    Recollection, Catalogue, Radford University, Radford, VA 

            Multiplicitocracy, Catalogue, The Kasden Museum of Art, American University, 

            Washington, D.C. 

2008    One, Catalogue, Kala 25, Kala Institute of Arts, Berkeley, CA 

2006    Hot Glass 2006, Catalogue, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH 

2005    Space Lab Installations, Catalogue, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH 

2004    Print National Biennial, Catalogue, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA 

2003    Sculptural Objects Figurative, Catalogue, Art Chicago Represented by The Glass Gallery, 

            Bethesda, MD 

2001    In Exile, Catalogue, 13th Tallinn Triennial, Tallinn, Estonia 

            Sculptural Objects Figurative Art Chicago 2001, Catalogue, Represented by 

            The Glass Gallery, Chicago, IL 

            “85 Unsung Heroes of the Non-Profit Community Annual Report, Catalogue 

            California Community Foundation, Los Angeles, CA 

1999    International Biennial Graphic Arts, Catalogue, Ljubljana, Slovenia 

collections

 

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA 

Imagine Museum, Petersburgh, FL 

Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ, USA 

Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, USA 

The Hyatt, Philadelphia, PA, USA 

The National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA, USA 

Ha’mizgaga Glass Factory Museum, Nachsholim, Israel 

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside CA, USA 

Woman’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY, USA 

Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel 

Frans Masereel Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium 

Kala Institute of Art, Berkley, CA, USA 

Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, NY, USA 

California Community Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

Mesa Contemporary Art Center, Tucson, AR, USA 

Various Private Collections