Mary Forst

Metalsmith & Jeweler

MARY FORST CV

EDUCATION

2016

BFA Recipient, Metalsmithing and Jewelry, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Charmed, Blue, Portland, ME.

2017

Retail Show, Casco Bay Artisans, Portland, ME.

2017

The Metals Collective ‘Retrospective’, Maine College of Art’s Artist’s at Work, Portland, ME.

Cocktail Accoutrements, The Bearded Lady’s Jewel Box, Portland, ME.

2016

Resonance, Blue, Portland, ME.

In Sensorium, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Where We Are Going, Where We Have Been, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, GA.

2015  

BFA Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Form, Forge, Fabricate, Juried Exhibition, University Museum, University of Southern Illinois, Carbondale, IL.

Niche Awards Finalist Exhibition at the American Made Show, Washington DC.

2014

Starting Point, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

BFA Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Peters Valley Faculty and Studio Assistant Exhibition, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ.

Nothing Major, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

2013

BFA Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.    

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2017

Penland Work Study Scholarship, Summer Session 1, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC.

2016

Professional Development and Entrepreneurship Student Grant Recipient, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Windgate Fellowship Nominee.

Niche Awards Finalist, Washington DC.

SNAG Student Work Exchange Scholarship, Asheville, NC.

2015

Honorable Mention, BFA Show, Maine College of Art, Portland ME.

SNAG Student Work Exchange Scholarship, Boston MA.

Niche Awards Finalist, Washington DC.

2012

Maine College of Art Dean’s Scholarship.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   

2017

Workshop Attendee - Jewelry Talks: Thought to Form, Sondra Sherman, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC.

Studio Technician - Open Bench Continuing Studies Course, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Marketing Director & Sales associate - Folia, Portland, ME.

Volunteer at Society of North American Goldsmiths, Asheville, NC.

Studio Assistant - Martha Sullivan, South Portland, ME.

2016

Studio Technician - Open Bench Continuing Studies Course, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.

Marketing Director & Sales associate - Folia, Portland, ME.

Volunteer at Society of North American Goldsmiths, Asheville, NC.

Studio Assistant - Martha Sullivan, South Portland, ME.

2015

Studio Assistant - Martha Sullivan, South Portland, ME.

Workshop Attendee - Pattern Development on Metal, Thomas Madden, Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ.

Volunteer at Society of North American Goldsmiths, Boston, MA.

2014

Teaching Assistant - Sharon Portelance, Metalsmithing 101, Maine College of Art, Portland ME.

Studio Assistant - Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ.

Workshop Assistant - Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ.

Heidi Lowe, Rings, Rings, Rings.

Kristal Romano, Working With Metal and Found Objects.

Raychel Wengenroth, Forging and Forming.

Missy Graff, Introduction to Filigree.

Lynn Batchelder, Steel Fabrication.

Nans Aalund, Lockets and Boxes.

Harlan Butt, Enameling in the Round.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017

"To The Point" book written by, Daniela Malev, page 214.

2016

“The Art of Craft” Milford Journal, Sussex County Journal, Orange Sullivan Journal, September, page 18.

2015

“Professional Development” MECA Magazine. Winter + Spring 2015, page 13.

“2015 NICHE Awards” NICHE Magazine. Spring/Summer 2015, page 37.