Keeper T. Nott,  Glass Artist

 

 

5610 Radcliff Dr.

Anchorage, Alaska 99504

keepernott@gmail.com

 (907)229-9948

 

Education

2011 Bachelor of Fine Art, School of Art & Design, Alfred University. Concentration in Glassblowing. Minor in Art History.

2011 Pilchuck Glass School: Pushing the Envelope with John Miller

 

Exhibits, Awards, and Shows

2016 Rasmusen Project Grant Awardee

2016 30 Under 30 Rising Stars – Handmade Business Monthly

2016 30 Under 30 Rising Stars – American Craft Week

2015 National Masterpiece Exhibit | Alaska - American Craft Week 2015.  

2015 “Interior Glass” Artique Ltd.  New work produced in Fairbanks.
2012 “All Fired Up” Artique Ltd.

2012 “New Work” Artique Ltd.

2012 Accepted into the juried Mayk online gallery

2012 Glass Art Auction.  National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2011 BFA Thesis Exhibition

2011 Push: Grand Opening juried exhibition in the new Robert C. Turner Gallery, Alfred, NY

2011 Alaska Council for the Arts, Governor’s Awards Ceremony: featured artist

2011 “Out of the Frying and into the Fire” Solo Exhibition, Anchorage, AK.

2009-2016 Galleried Artist: Year-round sales & shows at Artique Gallery, in Anchorage, AK.  

 

Public Installations

2012 “Cardiacus” and “Shot to the Heart”.  Alaska Heart Institute Lobby. Anchorage, AK.

 

Publications

Anchorage Daily News exhibition announcement with photograph, Anchorage, Ak, January 29,2012, E-1

"Glass Art & Auction Catalogue", National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2012

“Alaska Glass Artist Debuts New Work on First Friday”, Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage AK, October 30, 2015 pg. D1.  Notice and review with photographs.

“Glassy-eyed: Glassblower Keeper Nott on Craft and Art”, Anchorage Press, Anchorage AK, November 19, 2015 pgs. 30-31.  Extensive Interview with photographs.

Work and Teaching Positions

2016 Instruction, Jewell Gardens, Skagway, AK

2015-16 Ski Instructor at Killington Resort, PSIA level 1, Killington VT

2015 Instruction and Production, Jewell Gardens, Skagway, AK

2013-2015 Glass Team Leader at Simon Pearce, Windsor, VT

2013 Team Lead at Ryan Staub llc, Seattle, WA. Fancy cane pulling.

2012-2013 Production Glasswork Team for Glassy Baby llc, Seattle, WA. Color, overlayer, and mold blower

2012 Team Leader and Instructor at Uptown Glass Works, Seattle, WA   

2012 Residency Assistant at the Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2012 Assistant to Ryan Staub, Staub Glass

2012 Demo at Slumpfest, Belmont, NC

2009-2011 Glass Shop Technician Assistant – Alfred University, Alfred, NY.  Responsible for fabricating benches and other basic metal working, casting refractory, kiln maintenance, element management and replacement, cold shop maintenance and sandblaster assembly and maintenance   

2010 Assistant to Rob Scavuzzo. Ithaca, NY

2009-2011 Mentor and Mentee Program – Alfred University, Alfred, NY. I helped introduce students to glass blowing and taught then glass working basics

2008-2011 Production Pottery and Kiln Management for Penny Panlener, Anchorage, AK

2009-2011 Graduate Student Assistant at Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Assisted Graduate students with their thesis shows with both hot and cold working.

 

Skills

2009-2016 Hot working and Cold working glass: I am familiar with most all hot working techniques, and familiar with all equipment in the cold shop.

2009-2014 Kiln and Hot Casting: Familiarity with hot casting techniques, kiln casting and fusing/slumping, and annealing large cast work.

2006-2016 Metal Fabrication:  I have several years experience working with metal, building boxes, benches, molds, and sculpture. I have experience MIG, TIG, and stick welding, cutting with acetylene, plasma, and saws, grinding and polishing with a variety of tools, using a forge, and manipulating metals by hand with the forge.

2009-2016 Furnace Maintenance:  Experience with many kiln materials, from building ceramic kilns from brick and fiberfrax to casting refractory for glass furnaces and glory hole doors.

2009-2013 Electronics and Wiring: Proficient with wiring and electronics for kilns and annealers.

2001-2011 Production Wheel Throwing and Pottery

Work Donated to Support the Community

2015 & 2016 Fund Young Emerging Artists Award for Innovative use of Materials
2013 American Diabetes Association (Alaska)

2012 Liberty Museum Glass Auction

2012 Pacific Northern Academy fundraising auction

2012 Alaska Pacific University fundraising auction

2011 Auction for the Alfred Clay Collective featuring John Gill

2010, ‘11 & ‘12 KAKM Showcase. Televised fundraiser for Public Radio and TV in Anchorage

2010 Auction for Pakistani Relief  - Donated work

2009 Guest Potter for the support of the March of Dimes

© 2016 by Keeper Nott

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