Miel-Margarita Paredes

University of Wisconsin, Madison - Master of Fine Arts Degree, 2006
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Awarded with High Distinction, Sculpture/Metal Arts, 2000
City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 1998

David & Edith S. Frank Fellowship 2006
Temkin Exhibition Award 2006
Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant 2005
Society of North American Goldsmiths Educational Endowment Scholarship 2005
Museum Of Arts and Design Horizon Award, 2nd Place 2005
Eugene Dana UW Art Dept. Scholarship 2004
Society of North American Goldsmiths Minority Student Scholarship 2000
C.C.A.C. All College Honors Award 2000
Women’s Jewelry Association Scholarship 1999
World Studio Foundation Scholarship 1998
Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America Foundation Scholarship 1998
William and Gloria Brobeck Scholarship 1998
C.C.A.C. Creative Achievement Award 1995
C.C.A.C. Trustee’s Scholarship 1995

Chased + RepousséVelvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
Hard Brilliance: Diverse Approaches in Contemporary Enameling” Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

To Be: (determined) - An Exhibition of the First Five” Clara Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
The Enamel Show Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
“Surfacing” Enamel Society Annual Conference Exhibition, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
“Toys” Tilde, Portland, OR
“Decorative Resurgence” Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ
CraftForms 2008Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
“OCAC Studio School Instructor Exhibition” Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR
“Sitka Center Art Invitational” World Forestry Center, Portland, OR
“Metal Inclinations” Society for Midwest Metalsmiths Online Exhibition
“Gnaw” Solo Exhibition Artisan Gallery, Paoli, WI
“Not Just Any Bowl” Yaw Gallery, Birmingham, MI
“Searchlight Artists” American Craft Council Wholesale Show, Baltimore, MD
“C-Change: Craft in Our Future” Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
“Aqua Miami” represented by Hotcakes Gallery, Miami, FL
“Baskets as Architecture” Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
“2007 Northwest Craft Biennial” Hoffman Gallery, Portland, OR
“Puppets, Articulated Figures and Mechanical Toys” Beet Gallery, Portland, OR
“Alumni at the Centennial” Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

CraftForms 2006Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
“Enamel Invitational” The Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
“Playtime: Toys for Adults” Brookfield Craft Center, Brookfield, CT
“8th International N.C.E.G. Juried Enamel Exhibition” Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
“Devices for Improved Living” John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
“Trappings” MFA Exhibition - Class of 1925 Gallery, UW Madison, WI
“Best Ever” Mosse Humanities Gallery, UW Madison, WI
“Celebrating the Necklace” Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
“The Sculptural Teapot V” SOFA Chicago presented by Mobilia Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Creepy” Hotcakes Gallery , Milwaukee, WI
“2005 Horizon Award Winners” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
“32nd Annual Toys Designed by Artists” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
“Second Thoughts” Mosse Humanities Gallery, UW Madison, WI
“Menagerie” Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI
“The Pillbox” SOFA Chicago presented by Yaw Gallery, Chicago, IL
“The Sculptural Teapot IV” SOFA Chicago presented by Mobilia Gallery, Chicago, IL
“West Goes East” SOFA New York presented by Yaw Gallery, New York, NY
“You Go First” Mosse Humanities Gallery, UW Madison, WI
“Fresh Produce” Gallery Anno Domini, San Jose, CA
“bigLITTLE” City of Oakland Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
“Phantom Galleries” Populus Presents, San Jose, CA
“Namenlosen” Gallery Anno Domini, San Jose, CA
“Amalgamate – Metals Invitational” Slocumb Gallery, Johnson City, TN
“wholesomeassemblyrequired” Solo Exhibition - Gallery Anno Domini, San Jose, CA
“Verging On” Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA
“Bancroft Garden, Art & Sculpture Walk” Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek, CA
“Resemble/Reassemble” B.F.A. Exhibition - Isabel Percy West Gallery, C.C.A.C. Oakland, CA

Shaping the Future of Craft, Edited Transcripts, 2006 National Leadership Conference Publication, American Craft Council
500 Metal Vessels, Lark Books
Protective Ornament: Dressed For Defense, Metalsmith Magazine Spring 2005 Vol. 25, No. 2
Contemporary Holloware, Metalsmith Magazine Exhibition in Print 2001 Vol. 21, No. 4

Chazen Museum
Sonny and Gloria Kamm Teapot Collection
Arkansas Arts Center Foundation Collection