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Chris Dutch

BIOGRAPHY

STAINED GLASS


MOSAIC


MIXED MEDIA SCULPTURE in collaboration with ROBIN HAMMER


 


SELECTED ARCHITECTURAL AND PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS


           Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Charleston, WV, with Mark Wolfe: Installation Art for Community Center


               National Guard Chapel, Charleston, WV: 2 windows


               FestivAll Charleston Sulptural Bike Rack, Charleston, WV: 7ft tall metal sculpture


           East End Main Street Mural, Charleston, WV, painted wall mural and 2 windows


           Tamarack Conference Center, Beckley, WV: 4 stained glass windows


           Indiantown Public Library, Indiantown, Florida: stained glass in children's area bay window, 120 sqft


               Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston, WV: 9 stained glass windows,


 


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS


 


               DutchHammer, The ArtStore, Charleston, WV, 2013


               Allied Artists of WV Juried Exhibition: 2012, 2006, 04, 02, 00, 1994, 92, 86, award in, '04, ‘02, ’94


           Best of West Virginia Exhibition,Tamarack, Beckley WV: Best of Show awards in 2011 (with Robin Hammer) and 2007


               West Virginia Juried Exhibition: 2009, 05, '03, '01, 97, ‘95, ‘93, ‘91, ‘89, ‘87, award in '05, ‘01, ’97, ’95, ’89


               Wings in the Garden, Chris Dutch and Robin Hammer, Sleeth gallery, WV Wesleyan Collage, Buchannon, WV 2010


               WV Art and Craft Guild Competition: 2012, 2010, 2004, 2000, 1999, award in '04, '00


               Master Artists of the WV Juried Exhibition, Culture Center, Charleston, WV, 2009


           Rite of Spring, Clay Center, Charleston, WV, 2008


           Hocking College Invitational Glass Exhibit, Nelsonville, Ohio, 2006


           Imago: Mark Wolfe and Chris Dutch, Good News Garage Gallery, Charleston, WV, 2006


           Accelerated Complexity: Chris Dutch & Robin Hammer, Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV, 2004        


               Chris Dutch & Robin Hammer, Cultural Center for the Arts, Parkersburg, WV 2003


           The Prayer Chamber, sculptural installation, Sunrise Art Museum, Charleston, WV, 1999


           Spotlight ’93: Southeastern Crafts, Arrowmont School, Gatlinburg, TN, 1993


           Where the Boys Are: A Showcase of Four WV Artists, Sunrise Art Museum, Charleston, WV, 1989


           New Works II, NY Experimental Glass Workshop (now Urban Glass), 1987


 


AWARDS


          Professional Development Grant, WV Commission on the Arts, 1999


          Honor Award for Building Trades Craftsmanship, American Institute of Architects West Virginia, 1998


          Crafts Fellowship, WV Commission on the Arts, 1993


 


COLLECTIONS


          West Virginia Permanent Collection, WV Division of Culture and History


          Clay Center, Charleston, WV


          West Virginia Parkways Authority


 


MEMBERSHIPS


          Stained Glass Association of America


          The Furniture Society


              WV Artists and Craftsmens Guild


 


EDUCATION


          Glass design workshops including:


                Lutz Haufschild, Derix Studios, Tanusstein, Germany, 1993


                Johannes Schreiter, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA, 1988


                Albinus Elskus, Augusta Heritage Workshops, Elkins, WV, 1986


                Ray King, Haystack School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, 1984


                Richard Millard, Augusta Heritage Workshops, Elkins, WV, 1983


          Stained glass restoration, Art Femenella, AE Church of St Thomas, Philadelphia, 1994 and


                 Emma Willard School, Troy, NY, 2003


                         BS Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1978