• In the natural world, the vibrant exuberance of enticing and often forbidding forms, all with an endless array of textures, clashing colors, and underlying geometry, excites me even as I struggle to accept its impermanence.

  • EDUCATION
    Maryland Institute College of Art. Certificate in Jewelry with Honors. Baltimore, Maryland. USA
    George Washington University. B.A. in Fine Arts and Ceramics. Washington, D.C. USA
    Keramiikka-Ateljee Kurtze. Apprenticeship w/ceramicist Taina Kurtze. Mantsala, Finland.
    Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Instructor: Joe Wood (Jewelry). Deer Isle, Maine. USA
    Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Instructor: Jamie Bennett (Enameling for Jewelry). Deer Isle, Maine. USA
    Penland School of Crafts. Instructor: Keith Lo Bue (Mixed Media). Penland, North Carolina. USA

    Workshops w/ jewelry artists and gallerists including: Charon Kransen, John Cogswell, Ben Neubauer, Thomas Mann, Joe Wood, Linda Darty, Robert Ebendorf, John Grant, Bobby Hansson, Boris Bally, Komelia Okim, Jamie Bennett, Pat Flynn, Shana Kroiz, Marcia Lewis, Joyce Scott, Keith Lo Bue, Mary Chuduk, Charles Lewton-Brain, Jamie Bennett, Wayne Werner, Bruce Metcalf, Lola Brooks.


    MUSEUM PERMANENT COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITIONS
    2016 Inches From the Earth. The National Ornamental Metal Museum. Memphis, TN. USA
    2014 Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design, & Fashion, The Mint Museum. Charlotte, N.C. USA
    2013 Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Permanent collection. Charlotte, N.C. USA


    AWARDS/GRANTS
    2015 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts: Crafts USA
    2014 TOP Jewels National Jewelry Exhibition: Award of Special Recognition Durango, CO. USA
    2014 American Craft Council Award of Excellence Baltimore,MD. USA
    2012 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Visual Arts: Crafts USA
    2010 METAL Inclinations Merit Award. The Society of Midwest Metalsmiths. St. Louis, MO. USA
    2008 American Craft Exposition Artist Award of Excellence. Evanston, IL. USA
    2008 NICHE Professional Award. Finalist, Metals: Enamels USA
    2007 Jewelry Arts Award. Finalist: Brooches. Lapidary Journal/Jewelry Artist USA
    2006 Honors Award: Jewelry. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD. USA


    JURIED & CURATED EXHIBITIONS
    2018 The Alchemical Egg: Visions and Revelations of an Enigma. Galerie Mazlo. Paris, France.
    2017 Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses A duo exhibition by Ezra Satok-Wolman and Wendy McAllister. Presented by Charon Kransen Arts at SOFA CHICAGO. Chicago, IL. USA
    2017 SOFA CHICAGO Lecture Series Society of North American Goldsmiths, Chicago, IL. USA
    2017 The Alchemical Egg: Visions and Revelations of an Enigma. Curated by Nichka Marobin. Hannah Gallery by Klimt02. Barcelona, Spain.
    2016 Shadow Themes: Finding the Present in the Past. Reinstein/Ross Gallery. NY, NY. USA
    2016 Ephemeral Nature. ARTspace. John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Kohler, WI. USA
    2016 Inches From the Earth. The National Ornamental Metal Museum. Memphis, TN. USA
    2016 True Blue. The Baltimore Jewelry Center. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2016 American Craft Council Show. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2015 Under Fire Exhibition. Enamel Guild/Northeast. USA
    2015 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show 2015. Philadelphia, PA. USA
    2015 Genesis China. Duo exhibition: Ezra Satok-Wolman & Wendy McAllister.
    Shanghai Jewelry Design Center, Shanghai, China.
    2014 Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses. A duo exhibition by Ezra Satok-Wolman and Wendy McAllister. Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
    2014 Shanghai International Jewelry and Metalsmithing Exhibition. Shanghai, China.
    2014 TOP Jewels National Jewelry Exhibition. Durango, CO. USA
    2014 Out Of The Blue. Taboo Studio. San Diego, CA. USA
    2014 Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design, & Fashion, The Mint Museum. Charlotte, N.C. USA
    2014 American Craft Council Show. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2014 Art Palm Beach. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts; NY,NY. Palm Beach, FL. USA
    2013 SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    2013 Blue and Green. Shaw Contemporary Jewelry Gallery. Northeast Harbor, ME. USA
    2013 Annual Invitational Jewelry Show. Freehand Gallery. Los Angeles, CA. USA
    2013 American Craft Council Baltimore Show. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2013 Art Palm Beach. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY,NY.
    2012 Art Basel Miami/Red Dot Art Fair. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY, NY. USA
    2012 SOFA Chicago. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY,NY.
    2012 SOFA: New York. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY, NY.
    2012 Art Palm Beach. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY, NY.
    2011 One and Only. Kohler Arts Center. Kohler, WI. USA
    2011 Objects of Status, Power, and Adornment. Mobilia Gallery.
    Boston, MA. USA
    2011 SOFA CHICAGO. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY,NY.; Chicago, IL. USA
    2011 SOFA WEST: Santa Fe. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2011 SOFA: New York. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY.
    2011 Art Palm Beach. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY.; Palm Beach, FL. USA
    2010 SOFA: Chicago. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY,NY. USA
    2010 METAL Inclinations International 2. Merit Award. The Society for Midwest Metalsmiths. St. Louis, MO. USA
    2010 SOFA WEST: Santa Fe. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2010 SOFA: New York. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2010 Hard Brilliance:Diverse Approaches in Contemporary Enameling. Pratt Fine Arts Center. Seattle, WA. USA
    2010 Art Palm Beach. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2010 Miami International Art Fair. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2009 SOFA: Chicago. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2009 Evoking Mystery: International Jewelry Show. Curator: Charon Kransen. De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry Gallery. Palo Alto, CA. USA
    2009 SOFA WEST: Santa Fe. Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY, NY. USA
    2009 Spring News From Washington, D.C.. Craft House Gallery. Seoul, Korea.
    2008 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show. Philadelphia, PA. USA
    2008 American Craft Exposition. Evanston, IL. USA
    2008 Refined: Abundance V. Juror: Charon Kransen. Stephen F. Austin Gallery. Nacogdoches, TX. USA
    2008 U.S. Embassy Korea Public Diplomacy Program. American Craft Lecturer and Exhibitor. Kookmin University. Seoul, Korea; Heyri Art Valley, Korea.
    2008 Anti-War Medals Show. Shaw Gallery, North East Harbor, ME. USA
    2008 Metals Guild of Maryland Juried Exhibition. Gallery G. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2008 Composting Good and Evil: Redesign for Sanctimonius Sinners. Ethical Metalsmiths.org. College Corner, OH. USA
    2007 Anti-War Medals Show. Thomas Mann's I/O Gallery. New Orleans, LA. USA
    2007 On Fire! Enamels Exhibition. Juror: Linda Darty. Gallery MIM. Baltimore, MD. USA
    2004 Two Capitals: Contemporary Jewelry Art. Juror: Michael Monroe.
    All-Russian Decorative, Applied and Folk Art Museum. Moscow, Russia.
    2002 Progressions. OXOXO Gallery. Baltimore, MD.



    PUBLICATIONS
    2016 Art Jewelry Today 4. Schiffer Publishing. PA
    2015 Wendy McAllister: Worldly Geometry. By Glen R. Brown for Ornament Magazine, Volume 38 No.2; p. 2-4, 32-37.
    2015 Genesis China: Life and Form Through Different Lenses.
    Ezra Satok-Wolman and Wendy McAllister. Shanghai Jewelry Design Association. Shanghai, China.
    2014 Genesis: Life and Form Through Different Lenses. Ezra Satok-Wolman and Wendy McAllister. Blurb Publishing. Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
    2011 Silversmithing for Jewelry Makers. Interweave Press. CO.
    2011 Art Jewelry Today 3. Schiffer Publishing. PA.
    2011 21st Century Jewelry: The Best of the 500 Series. Invited as one of jurors and as participating artist. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2011 500 Silver Jewelry Designs. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2010 Pendants: Studio Series. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2009 500 Enameled Objects. Lark Books. Sterling Publishing Co. NY, NY.
    2008 Art Jewelry Today II. Schiffer Publishing. PA.
    2008 500 Pendants & Lockets. Lark Books. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2008 The Art of Jewelry: Plastic and Resin. Lark Books. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2007 Lapidary Journal & Jewelry Artist Magazine. 2007 Awards Issue.
    2005 Fabulous Jewelry and Found Objects. Lark Books. Sterling Publishing Co., NY, NY.
    2005 Platinum. (Russian jewelry magazine) Ekaterinburg, Russia.
    2004 Two Capitals: Contemporary Jewelry. BelyGorad Publishing. Moscow, Russia.