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Waldo Jespersen

169 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922, U.S.A.
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Phone: 9782704801
URL: http://www.waldojespersen.com

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Education

           

2012-2015  MFA   Sculpture

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

2002-2006 BFA    Concentration in Sculpture

Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

“Link” Maudslay State Park

Newburyport, MA 2015

“sLightly Colossal” Scottsdale Civic Center

            Scottsdale, AZ 2015

“Rock Stars. Robotic Sculpture in Tuscan Stone”

MuSA  -Pietrasanta, Italy 2014

Museo Archeologico Nazionale –Florence, Italy 2014

William Paterson University - New Jersey 2014

“Flying Horse” Pingree School

            South Hamilton, MA 2014, 2015

"Small is Big" Tempe Historical Museum

            Tempe, AZ 2013

"Institutional Shenanigans" Icehouse

            Phoenix, AZ 2013

"Call and Response" Step Gallery

            Tempe, AZ 2013

"In Flux" 7051 E Fifth Ave

            Scottsdale, AZ 2013

"Slipstream" Icehouse

            Phoenix, AZ 2012

"Plagued Structures" Night Gallery

 Tempe, AZ 2012  

"New Grad Show" Harry Wood Gallery

 Tempe, AZ 2012

"Art in Nature: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit" The Fells Estate and Gardens

             Newbury, NH 2012

"15th Annual Outdoor Juried Sculpture Exhibit" Millbrook Gallery

            Concord, NH 2012

"Play" Maudslay State Park

            Newburyport, MA 2011

 “8th Annual Sculpture Exhibition” Somerby’s Landing Sculpture Park

            Newburyport, MA 2010

“Trace” Maudslay State Park

            Newburyport, MA 2010

“Rotating Transom” Hudson Beach Glass

            Philadelphia, PA 2010

“Neon on the Bridge” Glass Art Society Conference

            Corning, NY 2009

“Fist Night” Mobile Exhibition

            Binghamton, NY 2007,2008

 “Outdoor Light Show” Outdoor open

                        Alfred University 2004,2005,2007-2009

“SUNY Albany Student Show” University Art Museum

Albany, NY 2004, 2005

 

 

 

Skills

·       Woodworker: experience from house framing to furniture

·       Metal: basic metal skills include welding (Oxy/Acetylene, Arch, MIG, and TIG), sheet metal fabrication, and casting

·       Glass: blowing and cold working, basic lampworking, neon bending and bombarding.

·       Exhibition: experience working with undergraduate, graduate, faculty and professionals in installing work for exhibition.

·       Computer Programs: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Rhino 3D, SolidWorks, Autodesk

 

Awards and Scholarships

2002             Jonathan Allen Award for Leadership

2005             Brooks Scholarship

 

Work Experience

           

2012-2015  Teaching Associate 

                        Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

2010              Substitute Teacher

                        Governors Academy, Byfield, MA

 

2009             Resident artist at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

            2008                   Adjunct Instructor

Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

2008             Temporary Adjunct Instructor

Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

2007             Teachers Assistant

                        Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

 

2006-2007 Head Gallery Preparatory

Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

2004-2006 Teachers Assistant

Alfred University, Alfred, NY

 

2003-2004 Summer Art Counselor

                                    Theater in the Open, Newburyport, MA

 

            1999-2002  Glass Blowing Assistant

                                    Ridabock Glass, Newburyport, MA

 

1998-2000  Port Sheet Metal, Newburyport, MA

Shop Assistant

 


Related Experience

 

                  2013                         Fabrication and Assembly Management for Chico MacMurtrie/Amorphic                                                       Robot Works: "Chrysalis" MOCA Tucson AZ

 

                  2009                        Co-organized “Neon on the Bridge” a light exhibition at the GAS’s (Glass                                                           Art Society) National Conference.

 

                  2005                        Anderson Ranch. Attended casting class specializing in bronze casting                                                            utilizing a mud and fiberglass shell technique.

 

2005                        Judi Strahota.  Assisting in construction and instillation of work for                                                 group show in the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery.

 

2004                        Walter McConnell. Project entailed designing and constructing a                                                          collapsible base for SOFA exhibition.