Michaelé Rose Watson CV

custom stained glass & restoration ● Clay sculpturE

CURRENTLY

2011 – Present

Michaelé Rose Artist Studio, 413 B. Broad St., New Bern, NC

2016 – Present

Studio 413 Gallery, New Bern, NC

EDUCATION

2009

BFA, Ceramics, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2005

BFA, Craven Community College, New Bern, NC

1978 – 1981

3-year Apprenticeship at Chalmers Stained Glass, Jupiter, FL, under tutelage of Al Chalmers Beck

EXHIBITIONS

2015

East Carolina University Alumni Exhibition, Greenville, NC – “Darwin’s Dilemma”

2015

Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC – Carolina’s Got Art – “Orb with Eggs”

2014

Emerge Gallery, National Exhibition: Schwa Show, Greenville, NC – “Three Hundred Possibilities

2012

New Bern Artworks Gallery/Fine Art @ Baxters – “1000 Possibilities” Installation

2010

Inner Banks Artisan Center, Art of the Earth Exhibit, Washington, NC – “UnderWorld Orbs”

2009

The Art Room, Greenville, NC, Solo Exhibition BFA Show – “Orbs”

2009

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC, Three Women Exhibition (with Jill Eberle and Sue Luddeke) – “Nature on Human Terms” and “A Culture of 100 Feet”

2009

Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC – “Evolution” (Undergraduate Exhibition)

2008

Burrough’s Wellcome Gallery, Greenville, NC – “A Taste of Italy”

2008

Burrough’s Wellcome Gallery, Greenville, NC – “One Hundred Eggs”

2008

Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC – “Untitled”

2007

Emerge Gallery, Schwa Show, Greenville, NC – “In the beginning there was…Eternal Perpetual Progress” and “Mickey’s Drawers”

2005

Emerge Gallery, 4th Annual Schwa Show, Greenville, NC – “Illusion”

2005

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – Shells, “The Moon Chair,” “In Over My Head,” “You & Me” Shadow Box, Design I, Design II Studies

1995

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC, Recycled Ideas Exhibit – “The Paper Man”

1992

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – “Faerie I, II, III & IV” Limited Edition

1989

Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL, Showcase 11th Annual Celebration of the Arts – “Mineral Collection”

HONORS & RECOGNITION

2011

Recipient of the “Regional Artists Grant,” NCArts, Raleigh, NC

2011

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – “Untitled” – 2nd Place (Regional Show)

2010

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – “A Timely Death” – Purchase Award (Regional Show)

2009

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – “Evolution” – 1st Place (Regional Show)

2009

Rebel 51, East Carolina University – “Evolution” – 1st Place Ceramics

2008

Rebel 50, East Carolina University – “Geode” – Honorable Mention

2008

Bank of the Arts, New Bern, NC – “A Watery Geode” – Merit Award (Regional Show)

2007

Grey Gallery, Greenville, NC – “Tea Set & Tray” (Undergraduate Exhibition), 1st Place: Nell Cole Graves Award of Excellence in Ceramics

2005

Caswell Building, Raleigh NC – “Shells” – Art from the Community Colleges, Craven County Winner

2004

Craven Community College, NC – “You Made My Day Award” – January 19, September 3 & September 27

1991

Palm Beach Community College, North Palm Beach, FL – “Writes of Spring” – 3rd Annual Poster Design winner, March 25-26

STAINED GLASS COLLECTIONS & INSTALLATIONS

1996

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Vanceboro, NC – “Jesus with Children” 4’x6′ Stained Glass Panel, Pulpit Centerpiece

1996

Dr. & Sandra Ashley Installation, River Bend, NC – “Garden of the Pagoda” 3’x7′

1986

Sydney Clary Installation, Jupiter Farms, FL – “Rainbow Sweeps” 12’x16′

ARTICLES, CATALOGUES & PUBLICATIONS

2011 – Present

Charlie Hall, “Art Happenings” announcing reopening of “Michaelé Rose Artist Studio,” The Sun Journal

2010 – Present

Monthly Michaelé Rose Studio openings

2020

Gayle Albertini, New Bern Now, “Michaelé Rose Watson Commissioned for Stained-glass Window and Doors at New CarolinaEast Cancer Center Chapel

2009

East Carolina University Rebel 51, “Evolution,” 1st Place Ceramics, Page 30

2008

East Carolina University Rebel 50, “Geode,” Honorable Mention, Page 35

2004

Sun Journal Staff, “Exhibition for Craven Community College featuring Michaelé Rose,” The Sun Journal, January 1, Page C2

1999

Sun Journal Staff, “The Crystal Lady Inc.” Feature Article

1997

The Chamber Magazine, New Bern, NC, “The Crystal Lady Inc.” Feature Article, Page 12

1992

Bill Cresenzo, “Wanted: Outstanding Youth Citizens,” Up with People” collaboration with The Crystal Lady, Inc., “History of Dolls,” Sun Journal, Section C1

1992

Palm Beach Community College Beachcomber Magazine, West Palm Beach, FL, “Dragonfly Painting & Poem,” Page 23

ILLUSTRATIONS

1992

Palm Beach Community College, North Palm Beach, FL, Spring & Summer Catalog, Cover Design, “She Who Guides Towards the Tree of Knowledge”

1992

Palm Beach Community College, North Palm Beach, FL, Winter Catalog, Cover Design, “Spirit of the Panther”

COMMUNITY SERVICE, SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & JUROR

2015 – Present

James City Historical Society, Board Member and Treasurer, New Bern, NC

2013 – Present

Founder of ArtworkFound.

2012 – Present

Co-creator of Bohemian Artist Event in Downtown New Bern, NC

2017

Walt Bellamy Jr. Sculpture Park Project, Pollock St., New Bern, NC

2015

Girl Scout Troop 1420, Public Art Mural at Kinston Nature Center. Troop leader: Amy McClintock Brown, Artist Lead: Michaelé Rose – “The Giving Tree and The Activities Tree of Girl Scouts”

2014

Public Radio East Interview, Aired January 10-11, ArtWorkFound Lost Art Project, Black Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

2011 – 2014

Co-founder & Secretary “Community Artist Will, Inc.,” New Bern, NC – A 501(c)(3) artist organization to assist artists

2009 – 2013

Craven Arts Council & Gallery Board Member & Secretary

2013

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Craven Arts Council. Organized Bowl-making party at Craven Community College, made & donated 200 bowls

2013

Leave No Art Student Behind, collaboration with J.H. McDonald Middle School, Craven Community College Pi Theta Kappa & Community Artist Will, Inc.

2013

Judge, Carolina Artist Studio Gallery, Morehead City, NC – “Soul of a Woman” Exhibition, Sept. 13

2012

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Craven Arts Council, made & donated 100 bowls

2011 – 2012

One Million Bones World Collaboration, National Mall, Washington, D.C., coordinated community Bone Parties at Craven Community College, Michaelé Rose Artist Studio & Craven Arts Council – Total bones donated, 700

2011

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Craven Arts Council, made & donated 100 bowls

2011

Craven Arts Festival/Fundraiser, Coordinator of Adult Workshops & Bear Sculpture residing at The City Laundry, New Bern, NC

2010

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Craven Arts Council, made & donated 100 bowls

2010

“Colorfest,” Ft. Totten Park, New Bern, NC. Face painting, Art in the Park

2009

Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Craven Arts Council, made & donated 100 bowls

1998

Judge, Neuse River Senior Games Silver Arts Division, May 5th

1998

Expanding Horizons Academically Gifted (AG) “Lecture,” Public School System, New Bern, NC, March

1998

Spring Historic Homes & Gardens Tour “Exhibitor,” April

1997

Expanding Horizons Academically Gifted (AG) “Lecture,” Public School System, New Bern, NC, March

1996

New Bern High School, Spring Art & Craft Fair, “Educational Exhibit Display & Lecture,” NC

1996

New Carolinians, New Bern, NC, “Presenter,” March

1996

Craven Retirement Expo, New Bern, NC, “Presenter,” April 18.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCE

2015

Katharine Morling, London, UK; MudFire, Decatur, GA

2014

Antoinette Bandenhorst Online Workshop, Mississippi to NC

2013

NC Potter’s Conference, Ashboro, NC

2013

Nick Jorling Workshop, Bailey, NC

2012

NC Potter’s Conference, Ashboro, NC

2012

Randy Brodnex & Don Ellis, Workshop, Bailey, NC

2011

Robin Hopper Workshop: Dan Finch Pottery, Bailey, NC

2011

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Tampa, FL

2011

Social Media Networking Class, Craven Community College, (Instructor: Raul Alveraz)

2010

Glaze Techniques with Steven Hill, Sandwich, IL

2010

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Philadelphia, PA

2009

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Phoenix, AZ

2008

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Philadelphia, PA

2004

College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA), Advanced Tutoring Certificate, November 11

2004

College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA), Regular Tutoring Certificate, March 8

2002

Basic Welding Certificate, Craven Community College

1999

Glass Horizons, Glass Fusing Class, Corning, NY, (Instructors: Newy Fagen, Phil Tealy)

1993

Lampworking Class, Penland, NC, (Instructors: Shane Ferro & Fred Birkhill)

1992

Metal Design Workshop, Penland, NC, (Instructor: Mary Ann Sheerer)

1991

Lampworking workshop, John C. Campbell School, Murphy, NC

EMPLOYMENT & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2011-2014

Craven Community College, NC, Ceramic Instructor, Art Department

2005

Craven Community College, NC, Math Tutor, Academic Skills Center (ASC)

2004

Craven Community College, NC, Math Tutor, Academic Skills Center (ASC); Chris Phaus, Director, Perkins Grant program

1993

Relocated The Crystal Lady Inc., New Bern, NC. Two departments: Custom Stained Glass & Jewelry Making/Design

1981-1999

Founded Crystal Lady Custom Stained Glass Inc., Jupiter, FL

1994-1998

Craven Community College NC, Adult Education Instructor; Ann Lynn Stumps, Director. Eight-week programs: Traditional Leaded Stained Glass, Copper Foil Stained Glass, Jewelry/Wire Manipulation

ART FAIRS & FESTIVALS

1982-1994

Belle Cher, Asheville, NC
Mumfest, New Bern, NC
Sunset Beach Art Shows, Key West, FL
Downtown Delray Festival of the Arts Juried Show, FL
Boca Raton Museum of Art Outdoor Juried Art Fest, FL
ArtiGras Fine Art Festival Juried Show, Jupiter, FL
Under the Oaks Juried Show, Riverside Park, Vero Beach, FL
Delray Affair on Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL
Sunfest Juried Show, West Palm Beach, FL
Ocala Arts Festival Juried Show, Ocala, FL
Islamorada Art Fest, Islamorada Keys, FL
Mount Dora Craft Festival, Mt. Dora, FL
Downtown Boca Festival of the Arts Juried Show, Boca Raton, FL
Space Coast Arts Festival, Juried Show, Cocoa Beach, FL

Studio M

Michaelé Rose Watson
217 Middle St.
New Bern, NC 28560

Studio Hours

Private appointments Encouraged

Mon & Tues: CLOSED
Wed & Thurs: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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