Resume

Andrea Haffner
308 W Eucalyptus Street  Ojai, CA  93023
(202) 550-3629
www.andreahaffner.com

Education

  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (B.A. 1993): J. Seeley, Ellen D’Oench, David Scheinbaum
  • College of Santa Fe, New Mexico: David Scheinbaum
  • Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.: Allyn Massey
  • The Art League, Alexandria, VA: Barbro Eriksdotter Gendell
  • Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA (M.A. projected 2014)

Acquisitions and publications

2014

  • selected artist for American Craft Council “Charm” collection
  • 10 piece sculptural commission for Methodist Richardson Medical Center

2013

  • 9 piece sculptural commission for Baylor Medical Center, Houston, TX

2012

  • “Nature Squared,” American Craft Magazine feature on wall hangings and jewelry

2011

  • 12 piece sculptural commission for Ritz Carlton Corporation, Naples, FL
  • 5 piece sculptural commission for Long Island Jewish Hospital

2008

  • 55 piece sculptural commission for Ritz Carlton Corporation, Shenzhen, China
  • npr focus piece on studio and artwork

2006

  • Acquisition for City Hall Art Collection, John A. Wilson Building, Washington, D.C.
  • Washington Post Express, “Local Color”

2005

  • Acquisition for the US Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • “Where Did You Get That?” Washington Post Magazine
  • “Unique Pieces of Jewelry” Washingtonian online magazine

2003

  • Purchase Award from the D.C. Commission for the Arts and Humanities, Washington, D.C.
  • Bridal Sources magazine: “The Goddess of Small Things,” article on jewelry

2000

  • Individual Art Fellowship from the D.C. Commission for the Arts and Humanities

1999

  • isograms, self-published, limited edition book of photographs

Solo Exhibitions

2013

  • Silver Blue and Gold, Laguna Beach, CA

2011

  • Silver Blue and Gold, Laguna Beach, CA

2006

  • Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, KY

2004

  • equivalents, Gallery at Flashpoint, Washington, DC

2003

  • Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

2002

  • Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2001

  • Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1999

  • 2, 3, 4: works in small series, Rivaga Art, Washington, D.C.

1997

  • Isograms, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, D.C

Group Exhibitions

2013

  • Nature in Craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
  • Suspense in Nature, Silver Blue and Gold, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Spectrum, Miami, FL

2012

  • ArtExpo Miami, represented by Contemporary Artifact Gallery
  • Big Inspiration, Silver Blue and Gold, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Trudy Labell Fine Art, Naples, FL

2008

  • SOFA Chicago, represented by Covet Gallery
  • New Moon Gallery, Wilmington, DE

2007

  • Think Small 4, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006

  • Forces of Nature, Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, KY
  • Turning the Page, Washington Project for the Arts Online Exhibition
  • Group Photography Exhibit, Gallery Plan B, Washington, D.C.

2005

  • Dusk, KMFA Contemporary, Chestertown, MD
  • A Common Thread, Soho Myriad Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2004

  • Think Small 3, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA
  • Anonymous, Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran, at the Gallery at Flashpoint, Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. Government Art in Embassies Program, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Select II 2004 Washington Project for the Arts/Corcoran Art Auction, centerpiece project, Washington, D.C.

2003

  • Think Small 2, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA
  • Fission / Fusion: Contemporary Art from Mexico and USA, Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Glass (like) Landscape, Washington Project for the Arts\Corcoran at Twist, Washington, D.C.

2002

  • Entre Luces y Sombras, Galeria de Arte Rene Portocarrera, National Theater of Cuba, Havanna

2001

  • Craft Forms 2001, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
  • Ellipse Photo 01, Ellipse Art Center, Arlington, VA
  • Artscape: Wildflower, School 33 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • Designed 2 Buy , Kitchen [K] Gallery, Washington, DC

Selected Fine Craft Shows

  • American Craft Council Shows, Baltimore and San Francisco
  • Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO
  • La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta, CA
  • Sausalito Arts Festival, Sausalito, CA
  • SOFA Chicago
  • Washington Craft Show, Washington, D.C.
  • Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, D.C.
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
  • Craft and Design Show, Richmond, VA
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