Bright Studio Furniture

 

  Photo by: Tim Calabro        

 Degrees held         

-   Rochester Institute of Technology ,School for      American Crafts, Masters of fine arts, Woodworking and furniture design 2004      

- Marywood University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture/3-d design  2001

Related Work Experience

-Lead faculty, Fine woodworking and furniture design, Burlington college, Burlington VT, 2014-2016

- Department chair, Fine woodworking and furniture design, Burlington college, Burlington vt, 2012-2014

- Lead Faculty and Site Director for the Vermont Woodworking School, cambridge VT, 2012-2014

 - Adjunct Instructor, Burlington College, Craftsmanship  and Design: Woodworking and Fine Furniture,2009-2012

- Instructor, The Vermont Woodworking School, Cambridge

VT, 2009 present

- Furniture Maker/ job Captain, Wall/Goldfinger, Designers and Builders of fine custom executive furniture Northfield VT, 2005-2009

 - Instructor, Hand Cut Dovetails, School for American Crafts RIT 2003

-Teaching Assistant, School for American Crafts, RIT 2002-2004

-Graduate Assistant, School for American Crafts, RIT 2002-2004

-Studio Technician, Sculpture studio, Marywood University, 2001

-Studio Assistant, Robert Griffith, Metal smith/ Furniture maker

CAD Design/3-d modelling

    - SolidWorks

     - Sketch-Up Pro

      -Rhinoceros

 

 Recent Awards

-Best in Show, Single Contemporary Piece, Baltimore Fine

Furnishings 2010, Baltimore MD

-Best in show, overall booth, Fine Furniture and woodworking festival 2010, Woodstock VT

- Peoples choice award, single piece, Fine Furniture and woodworking festival 2010, Woodstock VT

 Recent Press

- The Herald, Randolph VT, "Randolph Woodworkers Win"    front page photo and story. October, 14, 2010

Juried Publications                                        

 -500 Tables: Inspiring Interpretations of Function and Style, 

Lark Books,    2009

Solo Exhibitions

- Brian Bright, One of a Kind Furniture, Ice Coast Gallery,

Church ST Burlington VT 2006

 Exhibitions              

-Creative minds, gifted hands, VWS Faculty Exhibition, The Gallery, Burlington VT, 2015

-Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, From the Experience of Building a Boat, Bevier Gallery, RIT 2004

-Bachelor of Fine Arts, Senior Exhibition 2001, Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University

         -Furniture as Art - A.F.A Gallery, Scranton PA 1998

Juried Shows

        -Fine Furniture and Woodworking festival, Woodstock VT                       2011

        -Philladelphia Invitational Furniture Show, Philladelphia PA                    2011

        -Fine Furniture and Woodworking festival, Woodstock VT                      2010

        -Fine Furnishings Show 2010. Baltimore MD

 -Vermont Fine Furniture and woodworking festival,            Woodstock VT 2009

-NICHE student awards 2000 Philadelphia Buyers Market for american craft

 -Regional Art 99- Contemporary Gallery , Marywood University, Scranton PA

 - Regioinal Art 98- contemporary Gallery, Marywood University , Scranton PA