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Liz Koerner

415-828-1285 / Liz.Koerner@gmail.com   

EDUCATION

2016-current         MFA Candidate, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA. 

2009                      BFA Furniture Design, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

AWARDS

2017                     Isabel Kraft Sculpture Scholarship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2017                     SDSU Art Council Scholarship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2017                     Aztec Shops Purchase Award, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2016-2017            Windgate Scholarship, Windgate Foundation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2016                      San Diego Creative Weaver's Guild Scholarship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2016                      Visiting artist in collaboration with Kathy Lam, Herekeke Art Center, Questa, NM

2015-2016             Fine Art/Craft Fellowship, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2012-2014             Core Fellowship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 

2012                       Artist Residency, Herekeke Art Center, Questa, NM      

2011                       Work/Study Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 

2011                       Artist Studio Residency, Root Division, San Francisco, CA.

2009                       Scholarship participant, American Craft Council Conference, Creating a New Craft Culture, Minneapolis, MN

2008                      Invitational Participant, Emma International Artist Collaboration, Saskatchewan, Canada

2008                       Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO     

                                                   

EXHIBITIONS

2017                    15th Annual SDSU Art Council Scholarship Exhibition, The Athenaeum, San Diego, CA

2017                     Every Which Way, SDSU Downtown Gallery, San Diego, CA

2017                     19th Annual Student Award Exhibition, University Gallery, San Diego State University, SD, CA

2016                     Grad Review Show, University Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2016                      Via Materia,  Elizabeth Holden Gallery, Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC

2015                      Schooled, Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC

2015                      Home: The Furniture Society Members' Exhibition, Crowe Gallery, Durham, NC

2014                       The 29th Annual Benefit Auction, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2013                       Eighteen Hands, Gorelick Social Hall, Penland, NC 

2013                       The Winter Show, Green Hill Center for NC Art, Greensboro, NC 

2012                       Core Show 2012, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC

2012                       Woven Through Time, Vessel Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011                       Evident Flow, ODC Theatre Lobby, San Francisco, CA

2011                       Featured artist, Aldea Home Store, San Francisco, CA

2011                       Subastral Luminations: Light Objects by Liz Koerner and Amy Cancelmo.  Heart Wine Bar and Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011                       Craft Forward Exhibition, Craft Forward Symposium, San Francisco, CA

2011                       Family Tree: 65 Years of Woodworking in Northern California, Petaluma Art Center, Petaluma, CA

2010                       Double Dip, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009                       Conflation, PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009                       Un-Hinged, Mina Dresden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008                       A Furniture Collective Show, Bruce Galleries, CCA, San Francisco, CA

2008                       Show and Tell, Design Within Reach Store, San Francisco, CA

2008                       Conceptual Object, FiveTen Studio, Oakland, CA 

2008                       CCA Math and Science Fair, Oliver Art Center, CCA, Oakland. CA

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2016                      Teaching Assistant, Intro. to Woodworking (Adam Manley) San Diego State University

2015/2016             Studio Assistant, Robert Winkler Sculpture, Asheville, NC

2013                       Weekend Cook, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC 

2012                       Dining Hall Supervisor, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2010-2011             Fabricator, 3D Studios, Inc. Oakland, CA

2011                       Carpentry Instructor, Rosie’s Girls Summer Program, Richmond, CA

2010                       Carpenter, Gizmo Art Production, San Francisco, CA

2009-2010              Design Intern, Ted Boerner, Inc. San Francisco, CA

2009-2010              Apprentice, Debey Zito Furniture & Design, San Francisco, CA