J Radford- Curriculum Vitae


2016 Penland School of Craft: Artist Books
2014 Penland School of Craft: Longstitch Book Binding

2011-2015 Butler Studios
1991 BSN University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Exhibition Record

Juried Shows
2017 American Craft Council Annual Show
2016 Valley Art Gallery, The Story of a Life
2016 Ciel Gallery, Caterpillar
2016 Ciel Gallery, A Dog Wanders Through It

2015 Gastonia Conference Center, A Gimlet Eye

2015 Butler Studios, Summer Blues
2014 Ciel Gallery, Dichotomy

2013 Arts on Main, various works

Group Exhibitions
2017 Group Exhibition, College Book Art Association, The 6th Biennial International Book Fair and Symposium
2016 Group Exhibition, Re-Action, Ciel Gallery Charlotte, NC
2014 Group Exhibition, Leather and Wood, Arts on Main Gastonia, NC

Public Art Commissions
Current Public Art Commission, About Face Charlotte
2016 Public Art Commission, Community, 12 ft by 4 ft, working gear installation, Pediatric Emergency Dept, Caromont Health Gastonia, NC
2015 Public Art Commission, Lily, large scale mural, acrylic on panel, Lily’s Italian Bistro, Gastonia, NC
2015 Public Art Commission, A Consideration of Time, 5 ft by 6 ft, mixed media on panel, Caromont-Mt. Holly Emergency Dept, Caromont Health Gastonia, NC

Private Commissions
Ongoing Numerous private commissions both nationally and internationally

Private collections in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, New York and Michigan. International private collection in Listowel, Ireland.

2017 Winter Residency at Penland School of Craft

Lectures, Presentations, Workshops
2016 “How to Write an Artist Statement” Gaston County Art Guild, Gastonia, NC

2016 On-going, Coptic Stitch Book Binding, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte NC
2015 On-going, Long Stitch Book Binding, Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2015 Long Stitch Book Binding, The Hive, Gastonia, NC
2014 SoulCollage, The Hive, Gastonia, NC
2013 Journal Journeys: Mixed Media Journaling, Arts on Main, Gastonia, NC

2012 SoulCollage, Women’s Retreat, Belmont, NC

Professional Organizations
McColl Center for Art + Innovation

Charlotte Writers Club
Guild of Book Workers
College Book Arts Association

North Carolina Arts Council

Exhibitions Juried
2016 Charlotte-Mecklenberg National Arts Program
2015 Recycled Art, Keep Gastonia Beautiful, Gastonia, NC
2013 DiBella Chiropractic Calendar of Art, DiBella Chiropractic Center, Gastonia, NC

Gallery Affiliation
Ciel Gallery- Charlotte, NC
KD Morris Gallery- Holden Beach, NC