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le Corbeau

56 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ 08525, U.S.A.
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Phone: 609-644-4044     Fax: 609-644-4044

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Fellowships, Awards, Public Art Commission

2013 Princeton HealthCare, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, NJ "Tree of Remembrance" steel and bronze, 8' x 12' x 9'. Commissioned for Wellness Garden.
2012 Borough of Hopewell, NJ "Welcome to Hopewell Borough Signs" (5) steel and paint.

2011,“Wind in the Trees” Jenkins Arboretum, Devon, PA. 1-year outdoor exhibition. 2nd Place Grand Prize Award for “An Angel in Despair”
2003-4 The Albert E. Hinds Community Plaza, Princeton, NJ; Tree Grates Design. Public Art Commission
1989  Ellarslie Open VIII. Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ. Best in Show.
1985-86 New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Fellowship Grant, sculpture.
1975 Texas National Arts and Crafts Competition. First Place.
1987 Fortunoff 3rd National Silver Competition; First Place Prize for “Architectural Farce”
 Arts Council of the Upper Essex Area. Montclair State College, Montclair, NJ. First Place Award.

Solo Exhibitions
2012 Naturally, Man-Made, in Full View: the art of le Corbeau. The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ.
1986 The Pleasures of Mystery: Sculpture by le Corbeau. NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ.

2012 Member’s Musings, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ. Juried. (“A River of Change Ahead”)
 Roger Guillemin and le Corbeau: Father and Son, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA.
 Crafts National, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn Univ., Topeka, KS. Juried. (“A Pastoral Farce”)
2011 Kickin’ Back: Design for Leisure, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA. Juried. (“Rocking Crow”)
2010 Made in Metal. Artworks, Trenton, NJ. Juried. (“Mercury Torchiere”)
 Tyler State Park, Earth Center for the Arts. Richboro, PA. One year outdoor exhibition. (“Sea of Silence”)
 Wind Through The Trees: An Auditory & Kinetic Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Jenkins Arboretum, Devon, PA. One year exhibition. Juried. (“An Angel in Despair”)
 Designer Showhouse & Gardens XVI, Junior League of Greater Princeton, Skillman, NJ. (“Sea of Silence”)
1995 Sculptural Cross Sections. Productive Partners. Hunterdon Arts Center, Clinton, NJ.
1993 Artists in Residence: New Works. The Williams Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
1992 10th Silver Triennial 1992 International Competition and Exhibition. Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus; Hannau, Germany.
  Forged and Fired. NJ Designer Craftsmen Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ.
  New Jersey Designer Craftsman Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ.
  New Jersey Arts Annual. The Noyes Museum; Oceanville, NJ.
1991  8th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Arts Council of the Essex Area, Essex, NJ
1990  State of the Arts. NJ Network Television, Trenton, NJ.
  Form and Figure. AART VARK Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
  Society of the Arts and Crafts Gallery. Arch Street Gallery, Boston, MA.
  Dimensions ’90. Legler Barn Museum, Lenexa, KS.
  Annual Tri-State Juried Exhibition. Middlesex County Museum, Piscataway, NJ.
1989  A Master Works Showing.  The Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ.
  30th Anniversary Exhibition. Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburg, PA.
1987  Perpective in Form. Trenton State College, Trenton, NJ.
1985-88  Adornments, Travelling exhibition with Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, NYC: Muscarella Museum, Williamsburg,   VA; Prichard Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho; Amirillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX; Tampa Museum,   Tampa, FL; University of N. Iowa Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA; Toledo Museum, Toledo, OH; Wake Forest   University Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC; The Hunter Museum of Art,Chattanooga, TN; S. Ohio Museum and   Cultural Center, Portsworth, OH; Lamont Gallery, Philip Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH.
1986  A Selection of American Art. Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA. (Inaugural exhibit for the donation of sculpture   by Phillip and Muriel Berman.)
1985 Eyes on Trenton. Tenton Arts commission, NJ. Outdoor sculpture at Mill Hill Park; indoor sculpture in City Hall.
 Original Cast. Warner Communications, Rockefeller Plaza, NYC
1984 Recent Sculpture: The Johnson Atelier, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
 25th Annual Invitational Art Exhibition, YM-YWHA, Union, NJ
  New Jersey Artist Biennial Exhibition, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
1982-83 Monumental Outdoor Sculpture, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ
1982  University of New York, Potsdam, NY
  Arts Gallery, NYC
1981  Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NJ
1980  Canal House Gallery, Washington, DC
1979  Original cast. Warner Communications, Rockefeller Plaza, NYC
1978-79  Texas Crafts. Travelling exhibition within Texas.

Invitational Workshops
1982  International Sculpture Conference, Oakland, CA; lectured and demonstrated mold making.
  University of Connecticut, Storrs; built and operated a ceramic shell foundry.
1980 International Sculpture Conference, Washington, DC; assisted in sand molding demonstration.

1973-75 California State University at San Diego, California. Major in art with emphasis in sculpture, jewelry, and art history. Studied metalsmithing with Arline Fisch.
1972-73 Stephen F. Austen University, Texas
Studied drawing and jewelry design.
1973 McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas
Attended classes and assisted instructor of sculpture Andrej Jendrejeuski.

Related Experience
1979-81 Editor of Madoosalabase, a newspaper concerned with artistic expression on paper in all forms.
1979-82 Traveled to Europe: Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxenbourg, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, and Spain.
1959-64 Lived in France.

Professional Experience
1985-Present Owner/Operator ornamental metal workshop, in Princeton, NJ. Moved to Hopewell, NJ in 2007 as Firedance Studio, LLC.  High quality bronze sculpture and ornamental arts in metal. With 30 years experience with artists, designers, and architects, our shop is set apart by our ability to work in a wide range of disciplines such as art jewelry and hollowware, art furniture, architectural lighting, bronze sculpture, and architectural such as gates and railings. We offer a full service custom ornamental metalwork facility including artistic design, engineering, machining, casting, forging and fabrication for personal, residential, institutional, and public applications.
1985-Present Pursuing career as a sculptor and goldsmith.
1978-85 Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture, Mercerville, New Jersey. Worked as part of the training staff in all foundry departments (making flexible, rigid plaster, resin bonded and green sand molds; doing wax casting and structural welding; creating patinas, and restoral metal antiquities) and as head of metal chasing department. Worked with artists George Segal, Joel Shapiro, Marisol, Escobar, Gary Stefan, Jud Nelson, and others.
1977-78 San Antonio, Texas. Worked independently goldsmithing hollowware and jewelry, creating sculpture, painting on paper, and writing poetry.
1976-77 James Avery Manufacturing Jewelers, Kerrville, Texas. Designed jewelry.
1976 California State University at San Diego. Acted as artist-in-residence in exchange for use of facilities.