Stephanie Metz

1998B.F.A. Sculpture, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2013Stephanie Metz: Shaping the Biological World, Kuhn Gallery, OH
2012Aviculae, Penland Gallery, Penland NC
2010Amorphozoa, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006Recent Sculpture and Drawings, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015Rijswijk Textile Biennial 2015, Museum Rijswijk, the Netherlands.

2014REclaim/REpurpose, 80/81 Ebrington, Derry, Northern Ireland.
Undressed: An Expose of Conceptual Garments and Accessories, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
Left Coast Annual Exhibition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA. Juried by Jenny Gheith.
Practice, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
Black Sheep, National Centre for Art & Design, UK
Sculptural Felt International, Museum Nagele, The Netherlands
Soft Muscle, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2013San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Fall Auction, CA
Fiberart International, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
Milestones: Textiles of Transition, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA
Kala-fornia: State of the Art 3, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

201232nd Annual Art Exhibition and Auction, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
Axis Gallery 7th National Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA. Juried by Apsara DiQuinzio.
Beyond Function: Fiber, Fabric and Finery, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Earth.Science.Art, R.Blitzer Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Kala-fornia: State of the Art 2, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Femme Fatale, Works/San Jose, CA

2011Transforming Touch, River House Arts, Perrysburg, OH
Mercurial Objects, Schick Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Creatures: From Bigfoot to the Yeti Crab, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID

2010Bay Area Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA. Juried by Betti-Sue Hertz.
Transmission:Experience, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
All This Happened, More or Less, Penland Gallery, Penland School of Crafts, NC 
Artificial Selection, 516Arts, Albuquerque, NM
Fiberart International 2010, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
Yuma Symposium, Yuma Art Center, Yuma AZ

2009Bay Area Currents, ProArts at Oakland Art Gallery, CA. Juried by Kevin Chen.
Mixed Metaphors and Obsessive Compulsive Behaviors, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, SF, CA
Natural Blunders, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA. Curated by Karen Kienzle.

2008 A Matter of Life and Death, Spring, Brooklyn, NY
Formex Stockholm 2008, Stockholm, Sweden
Biological Imperative, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
40th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA

2007Housewarming, Works/San José, CA

200630/30, Works/San José, CA
38th Annual Textile Exhibit, Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA

2005Material Instincts: Exploration of New and Familiar Materials, Santa Cruz Art League, CA. Juried by Ann Wolfe.
Fiber Art, Santa Cruz Art League, CA. Juried by Lisah Horner.

Selected Awards
2011Center for Cultural Innovation Creative Capacity Grant
2009Center for Cultural Innovation Encouragement Grant
2005Belle Foundation for Cultural Development Grant

Selected Publications
2014TextileArt Around the World. Curated by Ellen Bakker, published by Textile-Link Books, Fall 2014.
The Mammoth Book of Skulls, edited by Ilya, published by Robinson Press, Fall 2014.
Dunn, Katy. “Exploring the Possibilities of Felt: Review of ‘Black Sheep’ at the National Centre for Craft & Design.” Crafts Magazine. May-June                    2014.
2013Claus, Gillian. “Feels Like Art: Stephanie Metz.” Content Magazine. Issue 5.2, Summer 2013.
2011“500 Felt Objects.” Curated by Susan Brown, published by Lark Books, September 2011.
Rafferty, Rebecca. “Art Review: Fiberart International.” Rochester City Newspaper May 18, 2011.
2010Smull, Mary. “Fiberart International 2010,” Fiberarts Magazine, September/October 2010: p 50-51
2009“Stephanie Metz.” Felt Matters Journal, Issue 94, March 2009: pp 18-19.

Born1976Petaluma, CA

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