Curriculum Vitae

Josh Hershman
452 38th Street
Oakland, California 94609  
Ph: (720) 532-7652      
Email: hershmanglass@gmail.com

Education:
2014-16 MFA, Alfred University, School of Art and Design, Alfred, NY
2005-07 BFA with Distinction, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
2001-03 Diploma with Distinction, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Awards
2018 Nominated for the Ivan Borowsky Prize. University Of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Nominated for the Ivan Borowsky Prize. University Of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Honorable Mention, G.A.S. International student online exhibition, Seattle WA
2015 1st Place, G.A.S. International student online exhibition, Seattle WA
2015 Emerging Voices Award Nomination, American Craft Council, MN
2014 The Glass Prize, Honorable Mention, Warmglass, UK
2011 Niche Awards Finalist, Niche Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Merit Award, Buyers Market of American Craft, Baltimore, MD
2006 George and Dorothy Saxe Merit Scholarship, Oakland, CA
2004 Betty Cantor Silent Night Award, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
2004 1st place, Art For life Art Auction, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2002 Honorable Mention, International Student Exhibition, Glass Art Society, Holland

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Camera: Interpreters of Memory Bender Gallery, Ashville, NC
2017 Residency Exhibition. Southern Illinois University, Vergette Gallery, Carbondale, IL
2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Penumbra, Turner Gallery, Alfred, NY
2012 Photocentric, JGK Gallery, Rochester, NY
2009 Day Residue, Pismo Fine Art, Denver, CO
2008 Day Residue, North Gallery, Oakland, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions and Art Fairs
2019 47th International Glass Invitational MI, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak,
2019 California Glass, Montague Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2019 Transparency – an LGBTQ+ Exhibition, The Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
2018 CAST: Art & Objects, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2018 SOFA Chicago, Bender Gallery, Ashville, NC
2018 Young Glass, National Glass Centre, Sunderland, UK
2018 Young Glass, The Glass Factory, Sweden
2017 Young Glass, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark
2017 SOFA Chicago, Bender Gallery, Ashville, NC
2017 Transparency, an LGBTQ Exhibition, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2016 SOFA Chicago, Bender Gallery, Ashville, NC
2016 44th International Glass Invitational MI, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak,
2016 Art Palm Beach, Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Palm Beach, FL
2015 SOFA Chicago, AiBo Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 GlassWeekend’15 at WheatonArts, Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Millville, NJ
2015 43rd International Glass Invitational, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
2015 The Affordable Art Fair, AiBo Gallery. NY, NY
2015 Art Palm Beach, AiBo Gallery, Palm beach, FL
2015 The Next: A Studio Glass Movement Continuum, Tower Fine Art, Brockport, NY
2014 SOFA Chicago, AiBo Gallery, Chicago, IL
2014 The Armory Show, AiBo Gallery, NY, NY
2014 ArtHamptons, AiBo Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
2013 Pilchuck On Display, Westin Hotel, Seattle, WA
2012 CCA Glass Program Alumni Exhibition, Oliver Center, Oakland, CA
2012 SOFA Chicago, Pismo Fine Art, Chicago, IL
2012 2012 Glass Weekend, National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2010 e-merge 2010, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, OR
2009 Residents Exhibition, Quatre Bras Gallery, Lybster, Scotland
2009 In Camera, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 International Student Exhibit, Museum o¬f Craft, Portland, OR
2008 New Visions, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
2008 30 under 30, Varnish Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 Juried Annual, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
2007 Mash-Up, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA
2006 American Mythology, Oliver Arts Center, Oakland, CA
2006 Peep! Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA
2004 Cross Country Exhibition, Galerie Elena Lee, Montreal, Quebec
2004 In-Direction, Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo, ON
2004 Emergence, Material Matters Gallery, Toronto, ON

Professional Residencies
2017 Artists in Residence. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
2016 Refugee Artists in Residence, Leitchtag Foundation, Encinitas, CA
2014 Winter Residency. Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
2013-2014 Artist in Residence. Appalachian Center for Craft, Smithville, TN
2009-2012 Resident Artist. D&L Glass Art Supply, Denver, CO
2009 Kiln Casting Residency. North Lands Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland

Exhibition Catalogs
2017 Young Glass 2017, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, DK
2017 Transparency: An LGBTQ Exhibition, National Liberty Museum. Philadelphia, PA
2016 44th annual International Glass Invitational Catalog, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
2015 The Creative Process, 43rd annual International Glass Invitational Catalog, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
2015 MFA 2015, Alfred University, Sculpture/Dimensional Studies, Alfred, NY
2015 The Next: A studio Glass Movement Continuum, Tower Fine Art, Brockport, NY

Publications, Periodicals and Media
2017 CAST: Art and Objects, By Jen Townsend and Renee Zettle-Sterling. Published by
Schiffer Publishing, Atglen, PA.
2014 Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Artist of the Month, Featured Article, By Linda Greene, November 2014 website feature, https://contempglass.org/artists/entry/joshua-hershman
2014 American Craft Magazine, Full-page image feature, The Word Beyond Studio Glass, By Monica Moses: Volume# 74/2, April/May 2014, http://craftcouncil.org/magazine/article/world-beyond-studio-glass
2013 Revista del Vidrio Magazine, Retrato de un instante, Article, by Carlos Ortega, Dec. 2012-2013 Issue, Barcelona, Spain
2012 American Craft Magazine, Image featured on back cover by Pismo Gallery, Volume #71/6, December/January 2012, http://craftcouncil.org/magazine/issue/71/6
2011 Colorado Homes and Lifestyles Magazine, Imaged Featured, Mix and Match, By Don Riley, Aug. 2011, http://www.coloradohomesmag.com/article/mix-match
2010 American Style Magazine, Featured Article, Up close and Personal, by Sara Baker, Issue 74, 2010, http://www.americanstyle.com/2010/11/joshua-hershman/
2009 Fill in the Blank, Blog Feature, Joshua Hershman, by Gitte Jungersen Nov. 10, 2009 http://fillintheblankgallery.wordpress.com/2009/11/10/joshua-hershman/

Teaching Experience and Workshops Given
2018 Beginning Kiln Casting intensive. Pittsburg Glass Center. Pittsburg, PA.
2018 Beginning Glass Blowing/flameowrking Workshops, The Crucible, Oakland CA
2017 Casting 101. Public Glass. San Francisco. CA
2016-2017 Beginning Glass Blowing Workshops. Public Glass. San Francisco. CA
2016 Refugee Artists in Residence Coordinator, Leitchtag Foundation, Encinitas, CA
2015 Alfred University, Instructor of Record, Beginning Glass, Alfred, NY
2013 Appalachian Center for Craft, Instructor, Beginning Beadmaking I, Smithville TN
2013 Appalachian Center for Craft, Instructor, Beginning Beadmaking II, Smithville TN
2011 University of Colorado, Intro to Kiln Casting, Denver, CO

Teaching Assistant Experience
2016 Aesa Bjork, Pilchuck Glass School, “Fail Better,” Session 4, Stanwood, WA
2016 Sarah Blood, Alfred University, “Intro. To Casting,” Fall Semester. Alfred, NY
2015 Karen Donellan, Alfred University, “Intro. To Casting,” Fall Semester. Alfred, NY
2014 Shaun Griffiths, Alfred University, “Intro. To Glass,” Spring Semester, Alfred, NY
2013 Danny White, Appalachian Center for Craft, “Glass Sculpting,” Smithville TN
2012 Narcissus Quagliata, D&L Art Glass Supply, Denver, CO
2011 Milon Townsend, D&L Art Glass Supply, Flameworking Figures, Denver, CO
2011 Patty Gray, D&L Art Glass Supply, Advanced Fusing, Denver, CO
2010 Milon Townsend, D&L Art Glass Supply, Lost Wax Casting, Denver, CO
2010 Milon Townsend, D&L Art Glass Supply, “Large-Scale Flameworking” Denver, CO
2010 Patty Gray, D&L Art Glass Supply, Denver, CO
2010 Patty Gray, D&L Art Glass Supply, Denver, CO
2010 Kent Lauer, D&L Art Glass Supply, Denver, CO
2005 Pamina Traylor, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Lectures Given
2018 Artist Lecture, “Professional Practice” California College of the Arts. Oakland, CA
2017 Artist In Residence Lecture, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
2015 The Glass Gathering, Lecture. “Cast Glass and Optics” Sheridan College, Oakville, ON
2014 Arizona Glass Alliance, Featured Lecture, “Glass and Light” Phoenix, AZ
2013 Washington Glass School, Experimental Photography Demo, Mt. Rainer, MD

Related Professional Experience
2016- Production glassblower, Glassy baby, Berkeley, CA
2016 Casting Studio Coordinator, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2015 Kiln Studio Coordinator, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2015 Coldshop Coordinator, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2013 Pilchuck Glass School, Poleturner, Stanwood, WA
2013 Living Design Studios, Metal Fabricator, Boulder, CO
2009-12 D&L Art Glass Supply, Coordinator for glass workshops, Denver, CO
2008 Nikolas Weinstein Studios, Coldworking, Cold Fabrication, San Francisco, CO
2005-07 David Ruth Glass Sculpture Studio, Coldworking, Oakland, CO
2007 Moñvera Glass Décor, Glass etching, painting, Oakland, CA
2006-08 Founding Member, Firehouse Collective Art Studios, Berkeley, CA
2006 Charlie Jenkins Glass Studio. Production/Mold Blowing. Oakland, CA
2001-04 Assistant for David Tai Glass, The Harbourfront Centre. Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Additional Specialized Educational Courses Taken
2013 Narcissus Quagliata, “On Commissions” D&L Art Glass, Denver, CO
2008 Robert Mickelson, “The Figure in Glass”, Revere Glass School, Berkeley, CA
2007 Barney Haynes. “INTERFACE – New Media and Art,” California College of the Arts, CA
2006 Raul Cabra, “Oaxifornia,” Summer Course, Ceramics, Oaxaca, Mex
2004 James Mongrain & Jonathon Christy, “Blown Venetian Techniques,” New Orleans, LA
2004 Debora Moore, “Working Off Center” Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1999 Sally Prasch, “The Basics of Flameworking,” Urban Glass, New York, NY


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