Curriculum Vitae

Education (formal)

1991
MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1984
BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Education (alternative)

1982-1989
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, four workshops in studio art

2009
The Inner Genius of the Right Brain, Martha Beck workshop, Phoenix, AZ

2012
Transformational Speaking, Immersion with Gail Larsen, Santa Fe, NM

2014
Great Life Redesign, workshop with Gemma Stone, Banff, British Columbia

Solo Exhibitions


2016
Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2014
William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA

 
Luminosities,” Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ

 
Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 
Arden Gallery, Boston, MA

2013
William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton , MA

2012
Davis and Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR

2011
Animal and Mineral,” Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2010
Radiance,” Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2009
Goya Contemporary Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2008
Different Light,” Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2006
Lucas Gallery, Telluride, Colorado

2005
The Jacquard Series,” Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

2004
Luminous Structures,” Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

 
Objects and Abstractions,” Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

2001
R..Duane Reed Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1999
Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

 
Soumi College of Art and Design, Hancock, Michigan

1997
Unplugged,” Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1996
Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

 
Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1994
Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, Michigan

1992
Gathering Light,” Daemen College, Amherst, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Second Nature,” James Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

 
Liminal Spaces,” Slate Contemporary, Oakland, CA

2015
San Francisco Art Market, Slate Art, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2014
Aqua” Art Exhibition, represented by William Baczek, Northampton,MA

2013
Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

 
Davis and Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR

 
“Art Miami,” represented by Goya Contemporary Gallery

 
Aqua” Art Exhibition, represented by Conrad Wilde Gallery

2009
Art Miami,” represented by Goya Contemporary Gallery

 
Aqua” Art Exhibition, represented by Conrad Wilde Gallery

2006
Ectasis,” three-person exhibition, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona,

 
Rising From Instinct,” Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

 
Sculptural Elements,” Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, Maine

2005
She Objects,” group exhibition, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

2004
Juror, Arizona Student Sculpture Competition

2003
Arizona Biennial, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

 
“Flat Art,” Gallery of Functional Art, Los Angeles, California

2002
“Works on Paper, Marshall Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

 
Vanier Gallery, exhibitions of gallery artists, Tucson and Scottsdale, Arizona

2001
Purchase Award, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

 
Arizona Biennial Exhibition, Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson, Arizona

 
SOFA International Expo, R. Duane Reed Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

 
Figurative Metaphors,” four person exhibition, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota

2000
Arizona State University Faculty Exhibition, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona

1999
SOFA International Expo, Sandy Carson Gallery, Park Avenue Armory, New York City

1998
SOFA International Expo, Sandy Carson Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

1997
Illuminating,” Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

 
SOFA International Expo, Sybaris Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

1996
Chicago Abstraction,” Klein Art Works, Chicago, Illinois

 
Members Exhibition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1995
Artemisia Exchange Exhibition, The Living Arts Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 
Pleasure (Beyond Guilt)” Group Exhibition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1993
In Western New York,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

 
X-Sightings,” Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York

1991
18 X 1,” Michigan Design Center, Troy, Michigan

1991
Recuerdos,” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Association, Birmingham, Michigan

 
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1990
Merit Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

 
17 Alumnos,” Universidad Ibero Americano, Mexico City, Mexico

1989
American Craft Council Juried Exhibitions: Baltimore, Maryland and Springfield, Massachusetts

 
Crafts at the Castle,” Boston, Massachusetts

1988
American Craft Council Juried Exhibitions: Baltimore, Maryland and Springfield, Massachusetts

 
The Art of Craft,” Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island

 
Crafts at the Castle,” Boston, Massachusetts

1987
American Craft Council Juried Exhibition, Baltimore, Maryland

 
100 Craftsmen,” Morristown, New Jersey

1986
Crafts at the Castle,” Boston, Massachusetts

 
Best In Show, Jewish Community Center Holiday Exhibition, Providence, Rhode Island

Professional Experience

2012
Creative Catalyst Workshop Leader, “Creative Empowerment,” Tucson, Arizona,

 
“March Myth Busters,”Boston, Massachussetts

2011
Creativity Facilitator, ASID Tucson Chapter, Board annual retreat; led seminar in creative visioning for the future of the organization, lectured on creativity

2006-2010
Professor of Practice, School of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; all levels of Fiber and Combined Media

2000
Visiting Assistant Professor, Fiber Department, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; all levels of Fiber

 
Visiting Artist, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan

 
Curriculum Development, Chicago Park District, Chicago, Illinois

1998-2000
Instructor, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Departments of Art History, Foundations Program, and Fiber and Material Studies.

 
Visiting Sculptor, The International Sculpture Conference, Chicago, Illinois

1996-97
Instructor, Marwen Foundation, Chicago Illinois

 
Instructor, Providence St. Mel, Chicago Illinois; studio art and art history, K through 12th grades

1995-97
Co-President, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1995
Co-Curator, “Pleasure” group exhibition, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1993-1998
Principal, Stender + Seid Design, Inc., product design for Tag, Inc., Modulus, Inc., and Terragrafics, Inc.

1993
Instructor, State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

1992-93
Instructor, Niagara County Community College

 
Daemen College, Amherst, New York

 
State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

1986-89
Sole Proprietor, SEIDLINE Jewelry, a company which sold nationally through both wholesale and retail markets

19-87
Freelance Textile Designer, Burlington Industries, New York City

1984-86
Stylist, Burlington Industries, New York City

Public Art Commissions

2015
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Orange sculpture and two benches for Orange Grove Road

2006-07
Phoenix Arts Commission, Terrazzo Floor Design for Fire Station 56, Phoenix, AZ

2005-06
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Flowing Wells Community Center courtyard floor design, Tucson

 
Oro Valley Arts Council, Oro Valley Public Library entry project, Oro Valley, AZ

2004
Oro Valley Arts Council, Five distinct projects for Northwest Medical Center,

2003
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, El Presidio Neighborhood Association, wall design, Tucson, AZ

2002
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Udall Senior Center lobby sculptural installation, Tucson, AZ

2001
Tucson-Pima Arts Council, Orange Grove Road noise walls design, Pima County, AZ

Reviews and Publications

2011
The Huffington Post

2006
The Tucson Weekly, “Movement and Metamorphosis,” Margaret Regan

2005
The Tucson Weekly, “She Objects” review by Margaret Regan

2003
Tucson Home Magazine, “Three of a Kind,” by Charlotte Lowe-Bailey

2001
The Chicago Tribune, “Carrie Seid’s Magic,” by Alan Artner, Chicago, Illinois

 
The Arizona Daily Star, ‘Biennial Has Its Standouts,” by Charlotte Lowe Bailey

 
The Tucson Weekly, Arizona Biennial Review

2000
Sculpture Magazine, Review by Gerry Craig

 
The Detroit Free Press, “Sculpture Evolves on the Wall,” by Keri Guten Cohen

1999
The Detroit Metro Times, review by Liz DiDonna

1998
Sofaexpo.com, Review by Marge Levy

1997
The Chicago Tribune, Weekend section, October

1996
The Chicago Sun-Times, “Exhibit Conjures Emotion,” by Margaret Hawkins

1989
The Providence Journal Bulletin, “Small Wonders”

1988
Accessories Magazine, “TALENT,” March issue

Lectures and Speaking Engagements

2015
Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ; artist’s talk

2010-11
University of Arizona, Honors College, Tucson, AZ; spoke on creativity and led group activities

2000
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

1999
The Art Institute of Chicago, “IKATS of Central Asia,” Chicago, Illinois

 
Governor’s State University, “IKATS of Central Asia,” University Park, Illinois

1998
DuPage Textile Arts Guild, DuPage, Illinois

1997
SOFA International Exhibition, “Flexible Materials Transformed Into Art,” Chicago, Illinois

 
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1996
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1994
The Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan

 
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

1992
State University College at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

1991
Daemen College, Amherst, New York

1990
Universidad Ibero Americano, Mexico City, Mexico

References

Gerhardt Knodel, President Emeritus, Cranbrook Academy of Art

Gail Larsen, Transformational Speaking teacher and former President of the National Speaker’s Association

Suzanne McFarlin, President, Tucson Leadership Institute, Tucson, Arizona

Gemma Stone, Psychologist and Speaker, Calgary, British