Brie Flora

Brieflora.com

@brie_flora

639 Whitson Chapel Road

Cookeville TN, 38506

508 265 6479

Education

2015

Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA

B.F.A. in Jewelry & Metalsmithing

B.F.A. in Art Education

Group Exhibitions

2018 (upcoming)

Training Wheels, Pseudo Gallery, Richmond VA

2017

Touchy Feely, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore MD

2016

Ornaments for the Ear, Monique Rancourt Artisan Gallery, Waltham MA

Redefining the Vessel, Mobilia Gallery, Huron Ave, Cambridge MA

Love and Fate, Lincoln Arts Project Gallery, Moody Street, Waltham MA

2015:

ALLOY, Lincoln Arts Project Gallery, Moody Street, Waltham MA

Radical Jewelry Makeover, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

67 Facets - SNAG: IMPACT: Looking Back, Forging Forward, Massart’s Student Life Gallery, Boston MA

Capstone Exhibition, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

 Art Education All School Show, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

Jewelry and Metalsmithing All School Show, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

2014:

The Way East Exhibition, Massart’s Student Life Gallery, Boston MA

Silent Dialogue Exhibition, Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry School, Florence Italy

Jewelry & Metalsmithing All School Show, Massart’s Students Life Gallery, Boston MA

2013:

Talk To – An Open Salon of Paired Works, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

Jewelry & Metalsmithing All School Show, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

Residencies/emerging artist programs

2018:

Emerging Maker Plateau Chapter –Tennessee Craft Fair Nashville TN

2018:

ACC HIP POP Emerging Artist – American Craft Show Atlanta GA

2016:

Emerging Artist Residency, Salem Art Works, Salem NY

Awards, Grants

2018: 

Best Emerging Maker – Tennessee Craft Fair

2015:

Massart Auction award

Art Education – Contemporary Artist Award

Art Education All School Show Award

Jewelry and Metalsmithing All School Show Award

2014:

Lillian Bardfield Award, Mobilia

Jewelry & Metalsmithing All School Show Award

Massart Presidents Award

Creative Jobs

2018:

Studio Technician for Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Open Studio Residency

2016-present:

Fabrication and Production Soldering at ABLE : Local + Global, Nashville TN 

2013/16:

Studio assistant, Monique Rancourt Jewelry and Artisan Gallery, Moody Street, Waltham MA

2013:

Summer Internship, Monique Rancourt, moniquerancourt.com

Teaching

2015/16:

Instructor at Metalwerx, Waltham MA

Instructor at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington MA

Instructor at Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Cambridge MA

2015:

Student Teacher at Westwood High School, Westwood MA 

Instructor for MassArt’s Summer Studios / Intensives, Boston MA

2013/2015:

Weekend Workshop Teacher Assistant at Metalwerx, Waltham MA

2014: 

MassArt’s Saturday Studios - Mixed media Sculpture grades 9-12

Curatorial

2018-present:

Curator & creator of “Guidelines” a contemporary jewelry project.

2015:

Curator for “ALLOY”, a group exhibition Lincoln Arts Project Gallery, Waltham MA

Co-curator and installation for 67 Facets in Massart’s Student Life Gallery for SNAG: IMPACT: Looking Back, Forging Forward, Boston MA

2014:

Curator for Jewelry and Metalsmithing All School Show, Massart’s Student Life Gallery, Boston MA

Junior Curator for Jewelry and Metalsmithing All School Show, Massart’s Arnhiem Gallery, Boston MA

Installation Crew/Documentation Crew for John Crowe, The Constant Evolving Present Exhibition

Memberships

Society of North American Goldsmiths

American Craft Council

Tennessee Craft Plateau Chapter 

Art Round Tennessee

Galleries

Monique Rancourt Artisan Gallery - Waltham, MA

Appalachian Center for Craft Gallery - Smithville, TN

Dow Studio – Deer Isle, ME