Deborah Czeresko
 

BIOGRAPHY:

Deborah Czeresko is an artist living and working in New York City. Czeresko’s art invokes a range of approaches and techniques, including performance and collaboration. The artist began working with glass at the New York Experimental Glass Workshop in 1987 after completing a BA in psychology from Rutgers University and attended graduate school in studio art at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Czeresko has been an instructor and visiting artist at many universities and schools throughout the United States and in Europe, most recently at Tyler School of Arts in Philadelphia, College of Creative Studies in Detroit and LUCA School of Arts in Ghent, Belgium. Czeresko has fabricated glass projects for well known artists such as Robert Gober, Kiki Smith, Lorna Simpson, Mariko Mori and Eric Fischl.

 

RESUME:

Education

1990-1992

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1979-1983

Rutger’s University, New Brunswick, N.J.

Membership

2008-2018

Board of Directors, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Awards & scholarships

2018

College of Creative Studies

Detroit, MI

Artist Residency

2018, 2016, 2012

Tyler School of Art

Philadelphia, PA

Artist Residency

2014, 2010, 2006

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center

Millville, NJ

Artist Fellowship

2012

Museum of Glass

Tacoma, WA

Artist Residency

Permanent collections

Museum of American Glass, Millville, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
Frauenau Glasmuseum, Frauenau, West Germany

Exhibitions

2018

Habatat Gallery

Royal Oak, MI

StreetKraft

2018

Rockland Center for the Arts

Rockland, NYJ

How Shall We Dine

2015

UGent, Rommelaere Instituut

Gent, Belgium

Post Mortem

2015

Museum of American Glass

Millville, NJ

CreativityAscertained

2013

Museum of American Glass

Millville, NJ

Art of the Fellowship

2011

Hudson Beach Glass

Philadelphia, PA

Shoefitti

2010

Glasphemy by Macro Sea

Brooklyn, NY

The Fabritory

2010

Louisville Glassworks

Louisville, KY

Shoefitti & Ibeam

2010

Urban Glass, Armory Arts Week

Brooklyn, NY

Armory Show

2007

Middlebury College Museum of Art

Middlebury, VT

Art Now

2006

Corridor Gallery

Reykjavik, Iceland

Transparency

Performances

2017

Urban Glass

Brooklyn, NY

Women Up!

2016

Urban Glass

Brooklyn, NY

The…

2015

Urban Glass

Brooklyn, NY

Fabrication Collective

2014

Disembodied Voices at Bklyn Glass

Brooklyn, NY

Glass Medea

2011-2014

Chrysler Museum of Glass

Norfolk, VA

World’s Largest

2012

Armory Arts Week, Brooklyn Glass

Brooklyn, NY

Performance as Medium

Lectures, Demonstrations

2018

College of Creative Studies

Detroit, MI

2018

Tyler School of Art

Philadelphia, PA

2018

Brooklyn Glass

Brooklyn, NY

2017

Gent Glass

Gent, Belgium

2015-2017

Urban Glass

Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Experience

2017

Brooklyn Glass

Special Projects

2016

Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Professional apprenticeship in academia

2015

LUCA School of Art, Gent, Belgium

Chandelier Project: Exploring art, design and function

2013

LUCA School of Art, Gent, Belgium

Blowing and Turning a Still Life: clay and glass

2013

LUCA School of Art, Gent, Belgium

Materialize: a collective approach to assemblage

2011-12

IKA Glass, Mechelen, Belgium

Intro to Venetian Glassblowing Techniques

2008

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

City of Your Dreams

2007

Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

City of Your Dreams

2004-6

Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Hot Glass & Critical Thinking

Art Commissions

Thad Hayes Inc. NYC, FORM Architecture NYC, Carter LaRoche Interiors, Bainbridge Island, WA, Alan Wanzenberg Architect PC, NYC, Matthew Bialecki Associates, New Paltz, New York, Jeffrey Beers Int. NYC, The Wiseman Group, San Francisco CA, Diana Kellogg Architect NYC, Selldorf Architects NYC Christine VanDeusen Interior Designs NYC

Performance Groups Past and Present

World’s Largest Glass Project
The Fabritory at Glassphemy
The Burnt Asphalt Family
The B Team