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RESUME

Kaori Kawase

Education:

May, 1999

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

(Elkins Park, PA)

Master of Fine Arts  

Metals/Jewelry/CAD-CAM(Computer Aided Design-Computer Aided Manufacture)

1997

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

(Philadelphia, PA)

Bachelor of Arts, Art

(Cum laude, Distinction in Major)

1993

Temple University Japan

Intensive English Language Program

(Tokyo, Japan)

Diploma

 

1991

 

Myo-Jyo Gakuen Senior High School

(Tokyo, Japan)

Diploma

 

Skills in Metals and Jewelry:

 

Alphabetical Order

Anodizing of Titanium and Niobium

Carving - Wax/Plastic/Wood

Enameling

Epoxy Inlay

Fabricating

Filing

Forming of Plastics - Heat

Hydraulic Press Forming

Laminating of Plastics - Heat/Chemical Bonding

Lost Wax Casting - Sterling Silver/Bronze

Metalsmithing

Polishing - Metals/Plastics

Sanding

Soldering

Vacu-Forming of Plastics

Skills in Computer:

Alphabetical Order  

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Corel Word Perfect

MAC OS 8

Microsoft FrontPage 98

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Image Composer

Netscape Communicator

NuGraf (Photo Realistic Rendering)

Rhino (3-Dimensional Solid Modeler)

3D Studio Max R2 (Animation)

Windows 95/98

 

Teaching:

 

Fall 1998

Instructor of Basic Jewelry Class in

TYLER WEEKEND WORKSHOP

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Fall 1998

Assistant to Faculty, Tyler School of Art

Assisted in Sophomore Jewelry class which covered Wax Curving, Lost Wax Casting, Chain Making, Anodizing of Titanium and Niobium, and Basic Bench Skills such as Soldering, Filing, Sanding, and Polishing.

Spring
1998

 

Assistant to Faculty, Tyler School of Art

Assisted in Freshman Foundation class where freshmen try to develop and explore their skills and ideas. The class focused on Laminating, Heat Forming, and Vacu-Forming of Plastics to create conceptual 3-D objects. Also they experienced Lost Wax Casting, Basic Bench Skills, and Hydraulic Press Forming.

Fall 1997

 

Assistant to Faculty, Tyler School of Art

Assisted in Sophomore Jewelry class which covered Wax Curving, Lost Wax Casting, Chain Making, Anodizing of Titanium and Niobium, and Basic Bench Skills such as Soldering, Filing, Sanding, and Polishing.

Experience:

Summer 1998- Spring   1999 Office of the Provost, Temple University

(Philadelphia, PA)

Assisted with answering a phone, designing layouts of correspondences, recording and keeping accurate, up-to-date office correspondences, typing, filing, and delivering the memorandums and training new student workers.

 

Awards and Honors:

Spring    1999

Full Tuition Scholarship Award,

Temple University

Scholarship Award,

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Fall 1998

6th Prize
International Computer Aided Jewelry Competition, Matsumura Silver/Gold Co. (Tokyo, Japan)
Tuition Scholarship Award,

Temple University

Deans Merit Scholarship Award,

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

1997

Honorable Mention,

29th Annual Student Show, Temple University

1996

Department Award, 28th Annual Student Show

Temple University

1995-1996

Dean's List, Temple University

1995

Lifetime Membership

in Golden Key National Honors Society

Exhibits: Group Show

1999

Master of Fine Arts thesis Exhibition

 

Metals-Jewelry-CAD/CAM Student Gallery

 

Tyler School of Art,

Annual Selected Student Exhibition (Elkins Park, PA)

International Jewelry Fair,

(Tokyo, Japan)

1998

First Interdisciplinary Graduate Show

(Elkins Park, PA)

Tyler School of Art, Annual Juried Exhibition of Student Work

(Elkins Park, PA)

1997

Temple University 29th Annual

Student Exhibition (Philadelphia, PA)

Tyler School of Art, Metal Department Show

(Elkins Park, PA)

1996

COMCAST Art Show

(Philadelphia, PA)

Temple University 28th Annual

Student Exhibition (Philadelphia, PA)

References:

Stanley Lechtzin Professor of Craft
Area Head of Metals, Jewelry, CAD/CAM
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Vickie Sedman Professor of Craft
Metals, Jewelry, CAD/CAM
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Daniella Karner Associate Professor
Director of Weekend Workshop
Metals, Jewelry, CAD/CAM
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Neil Kosh Professor of Painting and Drawing
University Art and Art Education
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Larry Spaid Professor of Painting
University Art and Art Education
Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Richard Hricko Professor of Print Making
Chair of University Art and Art Education
Tyler School of Art, Temple University


Kaori Kawase's Artist Statement

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