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Catherine Jo Morgan – C.V.

Catherine Jo Morgan – C.V.
555 Stonebank Road Clarkesville, GA 30523 Telephone 404.436.1434 Fax 732.601.3940 www.heartpainter.com cjmorganga@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS (Forged iron art vessels unless otherwise noted) 2004 Center Gallery, Sautee, GA – mixed-media vessel sculptures 1999 Center Gallery, Sautee, GA Women’s Altars – Women’s Spirituality, Blue Angel Gallery, Gainesville, GA – 1998 iron and soft paper vessels 1998 Center Gallery, Sautee, GA 1997 Center Gallery, Sautee, GA Three Artists, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 1995 Invitational, Macon Gallery, Atlanta, GA 1994 By Women, Center Gallery, Sautee, GA 1994 By Women, Center Gallery, Sautee, GA 1993 Healing is Contagious, Ecstasy Forge, Clarkesville, GA 1993 1992 Habersham Arts Council, Cornelia, GA Yuletide Show, Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee, GA 1991 1991 Habersham Arts Council, Cornelia, GA – paper vessel 1991 Southern Women’s Festival, Cleveland, GA – paper & iron art 1989 Habersham Arts Council, Cornelia, GA – paper vessel 1989 Gallery 87, Cumming, GA – paper vessels 1988 Habersham Arts Council, Cornelia, GA 1987 Habersham Arts Council, Cornelia, GA 1987 Southeastern ABANA conference, Madison, GA The Blacksmith’s Art, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, GA 1987 Annual Foothills Guild Studio Tour, Village Show (New Morning Gallery, 1984 – 1987 Asheville), Georgia Mountain Crafts (at Arts Festival of Atlanta) and many other juried craft exhibitions – iron fire tools, chandeliers, vessels, etc. PUBLICATIONS The Contemporary Blacksmith, Dona Meilach, Schiffer Press 2000 The Rural Sophisticate, winter issue 1994 The Anvil’s Ring, summer & fall issues 1990 ABANA traveling exhibit on contemporary ironwork 1989 North Georgia Artists - 1990 Calendar 1989 Atlanta Journal-Constitution review of wrought iron bowl 1987 AWARDS AND GRANTS Habersham Arts Council Award for Reclaiming the Fire paper bowl 1992 1990 Demonstrator, ABANA international blacksmithing conference, Alfred, NY 1990 Offered lifetime residency at Colorado Rocky Mountain School 1990 Offered residency at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC 1990 Scholarships to Penland and Arrowmont craft schools for papermaking 1988 Scholarships to John C. Campbell Folk School

Catherine Jo Morgan – C.V.

BODIES OF WORK 2008 - 2013 Three series of abstract heart paintings in oil pastel, (providing full time care for life partner from 2009 through 2011) 2007 Abstract heart paintings in watercolor pencil and collage 2005 - 2006 (Time out – medical issues for partner and self) Energy Harmonizers – mixed media vessel sculptures 2003 - 2004 2003 - 2004 Abstract acrylic paintings on canvas Chi Energy paper medicine bags – soft cloth-lined vessels 1996 - 1997 Creative Fire openwork iron bowls 1992 - 1994 Paper bowls and masks (molded oriental paper, painted with acrylics), abstract 1990 - 1991 gouache notecards 1987 - 1990 Commissioned chandeliers and other light fixtures 1986 - 1987 Openwork iron fruit bowls 1983 - 1987 Blacksmithing commissions and production items and ironwork (fire tools, trivets, door handles, candleholders, hooks, bathroom fixtures, etc.) TEACHING HIGHLIGHTS Creativity Intensive, Human Development Associates, Clarkesville, GA 2004 Tools and Techniques for Inner Guidance, Human Development Associates, 2003 Cornelia, GA Expressiveness in Iron, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC 1996 Creativity Coaching with individual clients 1993 - 1995 Blacksmithing, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC 1993 Relaxing Into Creativity, 13-week class, Habersham Medical Center 1993 Weekly artists’ group for artistic development, Clarkesville, GA 1990 -1993 Women’s Circles, Medicine Wheel at Stonebank Farm, Clarkesville, GA 1990 -1992 Gesture, rhythm and drawing, Special Arts Festival, Sautee, GA 1992 Claiming Women’s Creative Power, Southern Women’s Festival, Cleveland, GA 1991 Finding One’s Own Way with Iron, ABANA international conference, Alfred, NY 1990 Forging Copper, Quad State Blacksmithing Conference, Tipp City, OH 1987 ART EDUCATION Coaching for Visual Artists, Eric Maisel 2008 Collage Workshop, Jonathan Talbot, Franklin, NC 2007 Spontaneous Painting, Frederica Bishop, Sautee-Nacoochee Community Center, 1998 Sautee, GA Calligraphy, four one-day workshops, Friends of the Alphabet, Atlanta, GA 1995 Rethinking the Sacred Image conference, Nexus Art Center, Atlanta, GA 1990 Expressive Design in Ironwork conference, Penland, NC 1989 Copper Sculpture, Ed Gray, John C. Campbell Folk School 1988 1988 ABANA conference, Birmingham, AL Drawing, 2 quarters, Dianne Mize Studio, Clarkesville, GA 1988 1987 Quad State Blacksmiths’ Conference, Tipp City, OH Drawing, 1 quarter, Dianne Mize Studio, Clarkesville, GA 1985 Oxy-acetylene welding, N. Ga. Technical Institute, Clarkesville, GA 1984 1984 ABANA conference, DePere, WI 1983 Southeastern ABANA conference, Madison, WI 1979 -1988 Study with Francis Whitaker, Brent Kington, Paul Lundquist, Jud Nelson, and Peter Ross at Arrowmont and at John C. Campbell Folk School Calligraphy Workshop, Margaret Rigg, Callanwolde, Atlanta, GA 1978 ART BUSINESS EDUCATION 2009 7-day Annual SmARTist Seminar 2008 7-day Annual SmARTist Seminar

Catherine Jo Morgan – C.V. 2007 2004 1985 Workshop, Jonathan Talbot, Franklin, NC Workshop, Bruce Baker, Handmade in America, Asheville, NC Workshop, Georgia Mountain Crafts, Gainesville, GA

TRAVEL TO CRAFT & ART MUSEUMS & GALLERIES 2008 London, including Frieze art show 2001 Pachuca and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 1999 Cape Canaveral area, Florida 1990 New York, Denver, Aspen, San Francisco 1989 Berlin, Hanover, Koln, Paris including blacksmiths’ studios (month) 1988 Mexico City 1987 Samuel Yellin exhibit, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 1986 Mexico City Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, Toward a New Iron Age 1983 SELF-DIRECTED STUDY & EXPERIMENTATION 2012 Archival matting and framing 2008 - 2009 Oil pastel techniques 2007 - 2008 Collage techniques; Watercolor pencils 2002 - 2004 Painting with acrylics; film slide photography 2000 - 2004 Color theory & mixing; archival integration of iron, paper, copper mesh 2000 Color, metal finishing, maquettes 1996 - now Emotional & mental effects of specific colors, metals, gemstones, symbols, line divisions and angles 1996 Designing public art based on street interviews and analog paintings 1995 Emotional and mental effects of specific eye movements 1993 MIG welding 1990 - 1991 Molding oriental paper; making mask molds and paper masks Painting spontaneously; preserving plant forms for collage; paper collage on steel 1989 Creativity Mobilization Training 2 1986 - now Using dreams & dream interpretation to facilitate artmaking 1986 Creativity Mobilization Training 1984 - 1995 Feminism, feminist art, and women’s spirituality 1983 Using Ira Progoff’s journal processes to facilitate artmaking 1979 Using sports psychology to facilitate artistic development and skill development FORMAL EDUCATION 1972 M.A. Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 1969 A.B. with General Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Chicago AFFILIATIONS Grace-Calvary Episcopal Church (Clarkesville, GA) Past Art Affiliations: Artist-Blacksmith Assn. of N. America (ABANA), Habersham Arts Council, Georgia Mountain Crafts, Foothills Guild, Tullie-Smith Blacksmithing Guild (Atlanta Historical Society) Past Other Affiliations: Georgia Appalachian Trail Club, NE Georgia Hiking Club, Leadership Atlanta, Resurgens Atlanta, Nat. Organization for Women (NOW), St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (Atlanta), East Lake Neighborhood Assn. (Chicago), Hull House Opera Guild