Michaelé Rose Watson CV

custom stained glass & restoration ● Clay sculpturE

CURRENTLY

2023 – Present

Studio M, 217 Middle St., New Bern, NC (rebranding gallery and studio)

2020 – 2023

The Crystal Lady Gallery & Stained Glass Studio, 217 Middle St., New Bern, NC

2011 – 2019

Michaelé Rose Artist Studio, 413 B Broad St., 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, Chalmers Stained Glass, under tutelage of Al Chalmers Beck, Jupiter, FL

EXHIBITIONS

2023

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, Roy G BIV show, “Purple Faerie,” May

2023

TRAA Juried Show, Two Gold on “Porcelain Sculptures,” April

2022

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, Juried Art Show, “Folding the Past,” 3rd Place, May

2022

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, Roy G BIV Show, “Yellow Faerie,” May

2021

ECU Alumni Show, Greenville, NC, “Gold on Porcelain,” August-September

2020

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, Juried Exhibition, “One Possibility,” August

2019

TRAA Juried Show at Craven Arts Council, “Barnacle Frog,” 2nd Place, April

2019

1st Annual Foundation Foundation Gala, Sculpture Awards, March

2019

Craven Arts Council, National Exhibition, “Collaboration with Nature,” 1st Place

2019

Craven Arts Council, Inner Coast Wood and Quilt Exhibition, “Nesting,” Best in Category, Sculpture

2018

Pitt Arts Council, National Juried Art Competition: Schwa Show, Greenville, NC, “Collaboration with Nature,” 3rd Place

2018

The Imperial Center, Rocky Mount, NC, “Luster,” Photography Show

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

2012

New Bern Artworks Gallery/Fine Art @ Baxter’s, 1000 Possibilities Installation

2011

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, “Female with Eggs,” 2nd place (Regional Show)

2010

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

2010

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC,  “A Timely Death” (Regional Show)

2009

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC,  “Evolution,”  1st place (Regional Show)

2009

The Art Room, Evans St., Greenville, NC, Senior Show, “Precious Vessels,” November

2009

Craven Arts Council & Gallery, New Bern, NC, “Nature on Human Terms” and “A Culture of 100 Feet,” Three Women Show (with Jill Eberle and Sue Luddeke), July

2009

Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC, “Evolution” Undergraduate exhibition

2008

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

2008

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, “A Watery Geode,” Merit Award (Regional Show)

2008

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

2008

Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC, “Untitled,” Undergraduate exhibition

2007

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

2007

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

2005

Caswell Building, Raleigh NC, “Shells,” Art from the Community Colleges, Craven County, 1st Place

2005

Emerge Gallery, Greenville, NC, 4th Annual SCHWA Show, “Illusion

2005

Craven Arts Council, “Shells,” “The Moon Chair,” “In Over My Head,” “You & Me” shadow box, Craven County and Craven Community College Exhibition, New Bern, NC

2004

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

1995

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, “The Paper Man, “Recycled Ideas Exhibit

1992

Craven Arts Council, New Bern, NC, “Faerie I, II, III & IV” Limited Edition

1991

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

1989

Lighthouse Gallery, Tequesta, FL, 11th Annual Celebration of the Arts, “Crystal Showcase

SIGNIFICANT STAINED GLASS COMMISSIONS, RESTORATIONS, INSTALLATIONS

2023

Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New St., New Bern, NC. Commission: 1843 restoration of original stained glass Sanctuary panel #2

2023

St. Bartholomew Anglican Church, James City, NC. Commission: repair & install Rosetta stained glass panel circle

2022

White Hill Freewill Baptist Church, Aurora, NC. Repair: 1869 6’x4′ panel

2022

Tom Daley, 410 Metcalf St., New Bern, NC. Residential Commission & Installation: 1890 transom restoration

2022

Marilyn Mundy, Philadelphia, PA. Residential Commission: 1890 restoration semicircle 6′ church panel

2022

Debbie & Sam Holt, 1404 National Ave., New Bern, NC. Residential Commission, Restoration & Installation: 1900s

2022

Centenary United Methodist Church, 309 New St., New Bern, NC. Commission: 1843 restoration of original stained glass Sanctuary panel #1

2022

Katie Richard, 4002 Auburn Ct., Carolina Colors, New Bern, NC. Residential Commission & Installation: One 6′ semicircle entry transom, 2 door transoms

2022

Sabrina Bengal, 325 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Residential Commission: Transom

2022

Carole Burman, New York, NY. Residential Commission: Armenian flag, tree, evil eye design, “Remember Me

2022

Leigh Ann Kingsbury, New Bern, NC. Residential Commission: 30″x30″ Crab & frame

2021

Jim Conglelton, 315 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Residential Commission & Installation, Contemporary design: Custom Stained Glass, 4’x6′ panel

2020-2021

SECU Comprehensive Cancer Center at Carolina East Medical Center, New Bern NC. Commission: 5 stained glass panels for Faith, Hope & Love Chapel

2020

John Blackmelder, 509 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Commission: 1882 Italian/Victorian home to The Aerie B&B, 2 transoms

2020

Leigh Ann Sullivan, 218 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Commission: 1910 Victorian 9′ transom restoration, Tonic Parlor

2020

John Long, 218 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Restoration & Installation: 1900 architectural Luxfer prism transom

1998

David Chargis, 319 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Restoration: 1900 architectural transom

1997

David Chargis, 323 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Restoration: 1900 architectural transom

1996

Melvin Beaver, 307 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Restoration: 1900 architectural transom for Kress Building

1996

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Vanceboro, NC. Commission: “Jesus with Children,” 4x 6′ stained glass panel, pulpit centerpiece

1996

Dr. & Sandra Ashley, River Bend, NC. Residential Commission & Installation: “Garden of the Pagoda,” 3’x7″

1993

Watson, The Crystal Lady, 217 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Commission & Installation: 1 door, 2 sidelights, 1 transoms, 4 display window valances

1992

Bruce Price, Mike’s Jewelers, 222 Middle St., New Bern, NC. Commercial Commission & Installation: 9 transoms, 1 door, 1 sidelight, 5 windows

1986

Sydney Clary, Jupiter Farms, FL. Residential Commission & Installation: “Rainbow Sweeps,” 12’x16′

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES, PUBLICATIONS & ARTICLES

2021

Bill Hand, Sun Journal article, Luxfor Transom Restoration, 218 Middle St.

2014

Public Radio East Interview, Aired January 10-11, 2014, ArtWorkFound Lost Art Project, Black Friday, November 29, 2013

2011

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

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

The Sun Journal feature article, “The Crystal Lady Inc.”

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

2022-2023

Sponsor for TRAA, PIE Teacher Program, during ArtWalk, 2nd Friday every month

2022

New Bern Historical Society, Spring Homes Tour, Melinda Robinson home, April 8

2022

Guest Speaker: Art Appreciation Class at Havelock Community College, Veronica Campos-Hallstrom’s students

2018-2019

New Bern Historical Society, Gingerbread Fundraiser & Competition committee

2016-2017

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

2014-2018

Organizer & Co-creator, ArtCrawl in Artisan Square,  2nd Friday of every month

2014-2017

James City Historical Society Board Member/Treasurer

2013-2018

Empty Bowls Fundraiser,  Greenville and 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”

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

2013

Co-creator of Community Artist Will (CAW), a 501C3 non-profit artist organization. Changed to Community Artist Gallery (CAG), New Bern, NC

2012-2015

Craven Arts Council & Gallery Board Member & Secretary

2012

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

2012

Organizer and Co-creator, Bohemian Nights in Artisan Square, New Bern, NC

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

2012

Organizer of the Dominican Republic Mural Project in New Bern, NC, November

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

2009

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

1998

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

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

1996

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

1996

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

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES & EXPERIENCE

2019

Jennifer McCurdy Workshop, Santa Fe, NM, Boundaries of Porcelain, July

2018

Potters Conference, KleinReid: James & David, Asheboro, NC

2018

MCAS Metal Clay conference at Sawtooth School for Visual Arts

2018

Pocosin Arts, Columbia, NC, Janet Harriman Workshop

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 1

2004

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

2002

Basic Welding Certificate, Craven Community College, New Bern, NC

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

2020

Stained Glass Workshops, Shop Class, New Bern, NC, January-March

2019

Stained Glass Workshops, Shop Class, New Bern, NC, July-November

2011-2014

Craven Community College, NC, Ceramic Instructor, Art Department

2004-2005

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

1994-1998

Craven Community College Adult Education Instructor

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

1994-2018

Belle Cher, Asheville, NC
Mumfest 1991 & 2018 New Bern, NC
Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival, CA
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
Islamorada Key Art Festival, 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

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