Michael Rybicki

1966 Thomas Ave. San Diego, CA 92109---rybickimd@gmail.com---262.745.4191

Education

2012-14 Candidate- Master of Fine Arts, Jewelry and Metals San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts-Metals and Jewelry
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI

Grants/Scholarships

2013 Arts Council Scholarship

2012-13 Windgate Scholarship

2010-11 “Forming Enamel: Enamel Variants in Structural Forms” UW-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Grant

2010 Dahle Family Memorial Scholarship

2009-10 “Structural Enamel: Pushing Beyond Surface Embellishment” University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Undergraduate Research Grant

2009 Walking Sculpture Tour Photographer Grant, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Conference Student Scholarship, Society of North American Goldsmiths

Awards

2014 San Diego State University Faculty Choice Award

2011 Undergraduate Research Award: Art Oral Presentation, Faculty Reviewed Undergraduate Research Day, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2010 Undergraduate Research Award: Art Oral Presentation, Faculty Reviewed Undergraduate Research Day, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2009 Winchester Metal Merit Award, Annual Juried Student Exhibition University of WI-Whitewater

Exhibitions

2014 23’rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA Jurors: Sally Yard, Derrick Cartwright

2013 Rm. 469 Art Building South, Art Produce, San Diego, CA 2013 Graduate Exhibition, San Diego State University, CA

2012 in/tangibles, Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, CA 2012 Graduate Exhibition, San Diego State University, CA Sarah Bentley, Teresa Faris, & Members of ALLOY, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

2011 BFA Exhibition, Crossman Gallery University of Wisconsin-Whitewater WI Food for Thought 2011, Thomas Mann Gallery I/O, New Orleans, LA Alchemy Exhibition 2011: 9th International Enamelist Society Juried Student Exhibition Travelling: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Metals Museum, Memphis, TN State of Flux: SNAG Student Show, Seattle, WA Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Juror: Kristen Ferrell

2010 The Adornment Show, Winnebago Studios, Madison, WI
Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Juror: Helen Klebesadel Urbania, Luke and Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA A Presence of Thought: SNAG Annual Juried Student Digital Presentation, Houston, TX Jurors: Janna Gregonis, Veleta Vancza, Jonathan Wahl

2009 Hobby Fun for Everyone, The Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI Best of the Best Student Exhibition, Fiskum Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Juror: David Clemons, Winchester Metal Merit Award

Publications

2013 Showcase 500 Art Necklaces, Lark Books 2011 Alchemy Exhibition Catalogue, The Enamelist Society 2010 Pinpoint, UW-Whitewater Arts and Design Juried Publication, p.41

Lectures/Workshops Attended

2014 Ruudt Peters, Visiting Artist, San Diego State University 2013 Benjamin Lignel, Visiting Artist, San Diego State University Helen Britton, Visitig Artist, San Diego State University 2012 Andrea Wagner, Visiting Artist, San Diego State University 2011 Fred Fenster, Visiting Artist, UW-Whitewater Phil Renato, Visiting Artist, UW-Whitewater 2010 Ana Lopez, Visiting Artist, Granulation, UW-Whitewater Kiff Slemmons, Visiting Artist, UW-Whitewater
2009 David Clemons, Visiting Artist, Blacksmithing, UW- Whitewater 2008 Sylvie Rosenthal, Visiting Artist, Steel Sheet Forming, UW-Whitewater Marcia Lewis, Visiting Artist, Chasing and Repousse, UW- Whitewater Eleanor Moty, Visiting Artist, Bench Tips and Techniques, UW-Whitewater Jeffrey Clancy, Visiting Artist, Idea Workshop, UW- Whitewater

Professional Affiliations

2009-11 -Society of North American Goldsmiths -Alloy, Student Metalsmith Group, UW-Whitewater, Treasurer

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