CURRICULUM VITAE

ROBERT MICKELSEN
4400 DIXIE WAY
MIMS, FLORIDA 32754
321-591-2460

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Early Education at Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii; Humboldt State University, California.
2 Year Apprenticeship - 1975 - 1976 Steven L. Sebaugh, Glass Impressions, Greeley, Colorado. Lampworking Class at Penland from Paul Stankard  1987
Glassblowing Class at The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass from Bill Gudenrath - 1999, 2000

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
The Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
The Carnegie-Mellon Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
The Mint Museum, Wash. DC
Kentucky Museum of Arts and Craft
The Lampwork Museum in Kobe Japan
The Henry Ford Museum of Art, Dearborn, MI

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Pilchuck Glass School - 1994, 1995, 2002
Flameworking workshops taught in home studio - 1997 - present
Frabel Studios - Atlanta, GA. - Workshop on color application. - July, 1997
Penland Crafts School - 1997
The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass - 1998, 1999, 2001 Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY - 2000
Eugene Glass School - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
The Pittsburgh Glass Center - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
The Eugene Glass School - 1998 - 2008
Pratt Fine Arts - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Cornerstone Glass - 2013, 2014

SPECIAL HONORS

Selected for inclusion in the 1993 Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review, vol. 14
"Sangre del Iguanazul" goblet purchased by Corning Museum of Glass - 1993
Niche Awards 1995, 1996, 1997 - First Place - Non-functional Glass, Lampworking, Teapots
Selected for Annual Pilchuck Exhibit at Seattle-Tacoma Airport - 1995, 1996
Best of Category – Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show – 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003
Board of directors of The Glass Art Society - 1999 - 2005; Treasurer 2002 - 2003; Vice-President 2003 - 2004
Winner - ABCs of Glass - Mostly Glass Gallery - 1998
Selected for inclusion in the 1999 Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review, vol. 20
“Organism Series - Carnivore” acquired by The Renwick Gallery for their permanent collection. 1999
“Organism Series - Alien ” acquired by The Toledo Art Museum for their permanent collection. 2003
“Organism Series - Nematocyst ” acquired by The Carnegie Art Museum for their permanent collection. 2003
Featured Artist at 1st Annual Flameworking Conference at Salem Community College - 2001
Selected as special honoree by Salem Community College at their annual flameworking conference - 2005
Selected as special honoree by Salem Community College at their annual flameworking conference - 2007

EXHIBITIONS

Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition - 1992, 1993
Sculpture Objects and Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago, Illinois - 1994, 1997 - 2008
William Traver Gallery, Seattle WA : 17th Annual International Pilchuck Exhibition - 1994
Habatat Gallery, Pontiac Michigan : International Lampworked Glass Exhibition - 1994
Glass Lover’s Weekend, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ - 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011

Belvetro - Miami Beach, Florida - Solo Show - 1995, 1997
Sculptural Objects and Functional Art (SOFA), Miami Beach, Florida - 1996, 1997
Society for Arts and Crafts - Boston, Massachusetts - Out of the Flame - 1996
Gallery Lara - Chicago, Illinois - Solo Show - 1996
Craft Alliance - St. Louis, Missouri - Survey: Flameworking ‘97
Miller Gallery - New York City, New York - Flameworking Show - 1997, 1999
Vespermann Gallery - Atlanta, Georgia - Solo Show - 1997
Philabaum Glass Gallery - Tucson, Arizona - Regions of the Flame - 1997
Tucson Art Museum - Tucson Arizona - Calido! - 1997
Miller Gallery - New York City, New York - Figurative Show - 1997, 1998, 1999
Habatat Gallery - Pontiac, Michigan - International Glass Invitational - 1998
Mostly Glass - Englewood, New Jersey - Toffolo/Mickelsen - Ethereal Glass I, II – 1998, 2000
Center of the Earth - Charlotte, North Carolina - VISTAS IV - A Glass Invitational - 1998, 1999
Stones Gallery - San Francisco, California - Dreamscapes in Glass - Flamework Invitational - 1998
Wheaton Village - Millville, NJ - The Human Form in Allegory, Metaphor, and Myth - 1998
Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery - Pittsburgh, PA - Flameworking Show - 1998
Cool Arts at The Gallery - Corning, New York - Solo Show – 1998, 2001
Habatat Gallery - Boca Raton, Florida - International Invitational Show - 1994 - 2010
ERL Originals - Winston-Salem, North Carolina - Solo show – 1999, 2001

Gallerie Dorita - Atlanta, Georgia - Joint Show with Cesare Toffolo - 1999
Kane-Marie Gallery, Virginia Beach, Virginia - Solo show - 1999
Contemporary Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center - Honolulu, Hawaii - Solo Show – 2000
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida – Solo Show - 2001, 2008
Mostly Glass Gallery, Englewood, NJ - Solo Show - 2004
Habatat Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida – Group Show with Paul Stankard, Kari Russell-Pool, and Janis Miltenberger - 2005
Boca Raton Museum of Art -"Glass Act - The Contemporary Studio Glass Art Movement Turns 50" - 2012
Orlando Museum of Art - "Contemporary Glass Sculpture: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Studio Glass" - 2012 - 2013
Center on Contemporary Art (COCA) - Seattle, WA - "Ceci N'est Pas Une Pipe" - 2013
Habatat Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL - Solo show: "Weapons of Peace" - 2015

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