Kimberly Watters



                   2012-2014     Alfred University College of Art and Design, Alfred, New York.

                                       Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture/Dimensional Studies-Glass.


                  2002-2005     Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

                                       Bachelor of Fine Arts in Glass.

                                       Bachelor of Science in Art Education.

                                       Minor in Art History.


                   2000-2002     Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida.



Secondary Education_________________________________________________________

                                    2011   Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina.


                                    2004   Scoula del Vetro Abate Zanetti, Murano, Italy.


Teaching Experience______________________________________________________


   2015-Present     Beacon College, Leesburg, FL.

                            Instructor of Record, Art Appreciation, 3D Fundamentals, Mixed Media, Drawing I-III, Glass         Appreciation and Glass Topics.


       2012-2014    Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Glass.          


                2013     Alfred University, Alfred, NY. Instructor of Record, Liberal Arts Glass.                                 


         2008-2012    Lake Mary Preparatory School, Lake Mary, FL. Visual Arts Instructor 6th-12th

         2006-2008     Crystal River High School, Crystal River, FL. Visual Arts Instructor 9th-12th


Teaching Awards__________________________________________________________                                                 2011    Exceptional Teacher Recognition, Lake Mary Preparatory School, FL.


Professional Experience___________________________________________________                                                                                                          

                       2013   Visiting artist, glass demonstration, Industrial Arts Center, Gulfport, FL  

                       2011   Organized 2013 International Glassblowing Workshop, Murano, Italy.

                       2010   Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.                                                            

                       2010   Ringling College of Art and Design’s Teacher Institute, Sarasota, FL.

Selected Exhibitions_____________________________________________________

2019     Beacon College Alumni and Faculty Show, Leesburg, FL.

2017     Beacon College Faculty Show, Leesburg, FL.

2015     Mass Five First Magnitude, First Magnitude Brewery, Gainesville, FL.

2015     Urban Glass, New Work, Brooklyn, NY.

2015     Chaos Swelling, Mt.Dora Center for the Arts Sculpture, Mount Dora, FL.

2014     SCOPE Art, Art Takes Miami, Miami, FL.          

2014     Stanislav Libensky Award Show, Prague, Czech Republic.

2014    Glass Artist Society International Student Exhibition, Chicago, IL.

2008     Gallery 113, Eustis, FL.

2005     Karg Art Glass, Kechi, KS.

2005     Bradley University International Printmaking and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL.                                                              
2005     Componere Gallery, St. Louis, MO.

Solo Exhibitions_____________________________________________________

2014     Decipher, Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Mount Dora, FL.

2014    Decipher, Fosdick Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.

2005    Impression, HQ Gallery, Makanda, IL.


Permanent Collection_____________________________________________________

                                    2014     Self-portrait, Prague Czech Gallery of Glass, Prague, Czech Republic.                     

                                    2002    Motion, etched print, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL.

Gallery Representation____________________________________________________

                         2014-2015    Prague Czech Gallery of Glass, Prague, CZ.

                         2011-2014    Asheville Glass, Asheville, NC.

                         2011-2014    Method Glassworks, Atlanta, GA.

                         2006-2007    Karg Art Glass Gallery, Kechi, KS.