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Andrew C. Czapka
123 Delview Drive
Wilmington, DE 19810




EDUCATION:


2000             M.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University,
                      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
                      Major: Metals/ Jewelry/ CAD-CAM.
1994             B.F.A. University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.
                      Major: Metals and Jewelry.
                      Minors: Photography and Fibers.

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:

2000             Instructor, Instructor of Senior Metals & Plastics, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
2000             Instructor, Instructor of CAD II, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1999             Instructor, Instructor of Senior Metals & Plastics, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1999             Instructor, Instructor of CAD I, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1998             Instructor, Instructor of Senior Metals & Plastics, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1997-1998   Tool Room Technical Assistant, Tyler School of Art, Temple
                      University, Philadelphia, PA.
1994-1997   Partner, Sharnoff-Czapka Designs, Newark, DE.
1992             Studio Assistant to Professor Anne Krohn Graham, Newark, DE.
1990-1993   Metals Studio Assistant, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

MUSEUM SHOWS:

1999             Telesculpture '99, Matthews Center, Arizona State University,
                      October 1-9, 1999.  
1999             Tyler School of Art Alumni Exhibition, Penrose Gallery, Tyler School of Art,
                      Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.                
1999             Tyler School of Art Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Tyler
                      Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.                
1998             Tyler School of Art Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Tyler
                      Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1997             Tyler School of Art Graduate Student Exhibition, Tyler Gallery,
                      Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
1994             Mid-Atlantic Craft Exhibit, Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson State
                      University, March 12 - April 9, 1994.
1993             Biennial 1993, Delaware Art Museum, July, 1993.
1993             The Year of American Craft in Delaware, Delaware State Arts
                      Council Gallery, July 9 - August 26, 1993.
1993             Metal ‘93 Invitational: Master Metalsmiths and Proteges, Tower
                      Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York, College at
                      Brockport, January 29 - February 20, 1993.

RECENT JURIED CRAFT FAIRS:

1997             ACE Craft Fair, Baltimore, MD, February 19 - 23, 1997.
1997             Philadelphia Buyer’s Market of American Craft, Philadelphia,
                      PA, February 14 - 17, 1997.

PUBLICATIONS:

1998             Lapidary Journal, April 1 1998, page 22.

SKILLS:

BENCH SKILLS:  Fabrication, Lost Wax Casting, Cuttlebone Casting, Aluminum Casting, 
                      Raising, Spinning, Stone Setting, Forging, Production, Chasing/Repousse, Plastic Lamination, 
                      Vacu-Forming, Kum-Boo, Marriage of Metals, Mokume,  Anodizing Aluminum, Niobium, and
                      Titanium, Etching, Reticulation, Granulation, Chain-Making, Patination, Lathe Working,
                      Enameling, Jewelry Photodocumentation.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Rhino, Nu-Graf, Front Page 98, Front Page 2000, Netscape Navigator 4.7,
                      Internet Explorer 5.0, L-View Pro, Image Composer,  Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works,
                      Microsoft Publisher, Magics RP 5.0, SPI ModelWorks, BView 4.0, WinZip 7.0.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

                     Roger Millar, Raising and Spinning.
                     Jean Stark, Chain Making and Granulation.
                     Eric Russell, Goldsmithing.
                     Betsy Douglas, Crocheted Chains.
                     Arline Fisch, Textile Techniques in Metal.
                     Susan Hamlet, Mechanisms and Findings.

 

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