JAMES FLORSCHUTZ

BORN 1948, Harrisburg, PA

EDUCATION
1973 BFA, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

SOLO AND FEATURED ARTIST EXHIBITIONS
2014 Wedges +, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Transitions, Wieden + Kennedy Gallery Space, Portland, OR
2012 Assemblage Wall Sculptures, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 James Florschutz Site-specific Sculptural Wall & Drawings, ADX, Portland OR
2012 James Florschutz Sculptural Works, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 James Florschutz Sculpture, Fieldwork Design, Portland, OR
2010 Farewell Exhibit, The Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2009 James Florschutz: Sculptural Works, Christine Price Gallery, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
2009 James Florschutz: Recent Sculpture, Michael S. Currier Center, The Putney School, Putney, VT
2008 James Florschutz: Recent Sculpture, OK Harris Works of Art, New York, NY
2008 James Florschutz: Sculpture, The Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
2006 A Fork in the Road, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington City Arts Burlington, VT
2005 Sights and Insights, New England College Gallery of Art Henniker, NH
2004 James Florschutz: Sculpture, Michael Hermann – Photography, Spheris Gallery Walpole, NH
2003 Sites: Material and Immaterial, Two-Person Show, The Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY
2003 Material and Meaning, Two-Person Show, Robert L. Crowell Gallery Newfane, VT
2002 New Directions, Gallery In The Woods Brattleboro, VT
2002 Site-Specific Environmental Sculpture, Green Mountain College Poultney, VT
2001 Insight/Onsite: The Fredonia Sculpture Project, State University of New York Fredonia, NY
2001 Last Voyage: Installation, AVA Gallery Lebanon, NH
1996 Offerings, Environmental Design Center, Amherst, MA
1995 Dialogues with Nature, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, MA
1994 River Matrix, Tyler Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT
1994 The Traveled Soul, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT
1992 Currents, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
1991 Reflections, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
1989 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Southern VT. Art Center, Manchester, VT
1989 Summer Show, Crow Hill Gallery, Chester, VT
1988 Sacred Reflections, River Valley Playhouse, Putney, VT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 Work by Caldera's Ford Family Foundation's Golden Spot Award, Bend, OR
2014 Work by Caldera’s Ford Family Foundation's Golden Spot Award, Portland, OR
2014 New Work by Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 Field Trip, ADX, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, OR
2011 Process + Prototype, ADX, Portland, OR
2009 Art in the Park, Worcester, MA
2008 Grids, Spheris Gallery Hanover, NH
2007 The Grid, Reeves Contemporary New York, NY
2006 Outdoor Sculpture, Mill Gallery, Concord, NH
2004 Spiritual Geometry, The New Art Center Newton, MA
2002 Visual Arts Faculty and Friends, Green Mountain College Poultney, VT
2001 Real to Ideal: Sculpture Exhibition, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center Brattleboro, VT
2001 Spirit of Place: Site Specific Sculpture Exhibition, Huntington, VT
2001 New Works in Wood: Sculpture Exhibition, Robert Hall Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
2000 Sculptfest: Invitational Site Specific Installation, Carving Studio, West Rutland, VT
1998 Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
1997, 1998, 1999 Sculpture Tour, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1997 Verdant Eyes, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
1997 CT. River Fest, Kilowatt Park, White River Junction, VT
1996 Arts Alive, Outdoor Sculpture, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
1996 Third Annual Sculpture Competition, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
1996, 1995, 1994, 1993 Riverworks, Site Specific Sculpture, Williamstown, MA
1995 Regional Jurors Choice Competition, Keene State College, Keene, NH
1995 Nature and Culture: Harmony and Conflict, Nacul Environmental Design Center, Amherst, MA
1995, 1994, 1993 Sculpture Fest, Woodstock, VT
1994 Rosen Sculpture Competition, Appalachian Tate University, Boone, NC
1994 Sculpture Garden, Burlington County College, Pemperton, NJ
1993 Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden, State College, PA
1993 Works in Stone, Putney School, Putney, VT
1992 Sculpture Fest, VT. Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
1992 Sculpture Tour ‘92, Walters State College, Morristown, TN
1991 Invitational Sculpture Exhibit, Gledhill Nursery, West Hartford, CT
1991 New Members exhibition, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT
1991 Sculpture Tour ’91 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
1990 Christmas Exhibition, Crow Hill Gallery, Chester, VT
1990-1986 Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, VT1988 Sculpture in the Park, Decordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln, MA
1986 Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1984 Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA

COMMISSIONS
2012 Danville Circle, Vermont Arts Council & Vermont Agency of Transportation
Sculpture Commission, Danville, VT
2010 Jesse McCoy Memorial, Marlboro, VT
2005-2002 Lead Artist: Vermont Arts Council & Art in State Buildings, Rutland County Court House, Rutland, VT2003 Site Specific, "Site I": Faith Pepe, Putney, VT
1999 Site Specific: "Earth Sphere," Flock Dance Troupe, Sharon, VT
1998 Vermont Arts Council & Art in State Buildings Sculpture Commission, Springfield, VT
1997 Site Specific: "Journey," Connecticut. Riverfest, White River Junction, VT

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Duke Energy, Charlotte, NC
Keene State College, Keene, NH
The Putney School, Putney, VT
Burlington County College, Pemberton, NJ
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT
State University of New York, Plattsburgh, NY
University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL
Meditech, Norwood, MA
Rhoneymeade Arboretum and Sculpture Garden, State College, PA
Richard Morgan, State College, PA
Robert L. Crowell Art Collection, Newfane, VT
Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR

REVIEWS AND BILIOGRAPHY
2013 "Q&A with Mixed Media Sculptor James Florschutz on His Show "Transitions" and the Creative Process," blog.wk.com, July 3
2009 "The Great Equalizer, James Florschutz," by Anne Lawrence Guyon, Sculpture Magazine, September, Vol. 28, No.7, pp. 38-43 (illustrated)
2008 "James Florschutz: Sculpture," Review by Arlene Distler, Art New England, October/November, p. 59 (illustrated)
2006 "A Fork in the Road: James Florschutz & Meg Walker," Art New England, August/September issue
2006 "New Directions," Seven Days, May
2004 "James Florschutz – Sculpture, Michael Hermann – Photographs," Art New England, June/July issue
2004 "Shape Shifters," Boston Herald, January 24
2003 "The Art of Craft," Metroland, October

RESIDENCIES AND HONORS
2014 Caldera's Ford Family Foundations Golden Spot Award, Sisters, OR
2012 Project Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
2011 Oregon Public Art Roster, Oregon Arts Commission
2007 Artist Resource Trust Fund Grant Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Great Barrington, MA
2007 Creation Grant Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
2005 Artist Development Grant Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
2000 Full Fellowship: Artist "Angel Grant" Recipient VT. Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1999 Artist Residency: The Carving Studio, West Rutland, VT
1998 Full Fellowship: Artist "Angel Grant" Recipient Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1996 Honorable Mention: Art’s Alive
1996 Exhibits and Festival, Burlington, VT
1995 Honorable Mention: Harmony or Conflict Show, Nacul Environmental Design Center, Amherst, MA
1993 President’s Purchase Award: Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden: "Oracle," State College, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 The Labyrinth Project, Weybridge Elementary School, Middlebury, VT
2010 Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2009 Artist Selection Committee: Creation Grants, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT
2009-2006 Site-Specific Workshop Instructor, Opportunities in Learning, Ludlow, VT
2006 River Culture Public Art Steering Committee, Turners Falls, MA
2003 Workshop Instructor: Art, Imagination and A Sense of Place, St. Michaels College, Burlington, VT
2002 Workshop: Sight Specific Sculpture Instructor, Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT
2001 Public Art Workshop Instructor: Kids Art for Public Spaces Leland & Gray Union High School, Newfane, VT
2001 Workshop Instructor: Collaborations with Nature, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center West Rutland, VT
2001 Guest Curator: Sculptfest 2001, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
2000 Workshop Instructor, Dialogues with Nature, The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT