Robert Geyer Resume
Robert Edwin Geyer
2005-2007 M.F.A. Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2002-2005 B.F.A Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada.
Academic Teaching Experience
2011-2014 Bowling Green State University
ARTS 2610 Glass I, Glass Blowing – 6 courses*
ARTS 3620 Glass II, Glass Blowing and Warm and Hot Kiln processes - 6 courses*
ARTS 4630 Glass III, Intermediate Glass Blowing, Hot Casting and Kiln processes - 6 courses*
ARTS 4640 Glass IV, Advanced Art Glass Techniques and Glass History - 6 courses*
ARTS 4680 Senior Studio in Glass and Professional Practices - 6 courses*
ARTS 4700 Student Independent study - Mentor for 4 students
ARTS 4890 Glass Studio Internship - Mentor for 7 students
ARTS 5610 Graduate Seminar Glass first year - 6 courses*
ARTS 6620 Graduate Seminar Glass second year - 6 courses*
2007-2011 Alberta College of Art + Design
Glass 101 Glass Casting - 3 courses*
Glass 102 Hot Glass - 7 courses*
Glass 201 Introductory Glass Studio, Glass Blowing and Kiln processes - 5 courses*
Glass 222 Glass Interdisciplinary Workshop - 3 courses*
Glass 301 Intermediate Glass Studio, Glass Blowing and Kiln processes - 3 courses*
Glass 401 Advanced Glass Studio, Glass Blowing and Kiln processes - 1 course*
SCLP 201 Modeling and Replication Techniques - 2 courses*
AHGL 317 Art History Glass - 2 courses*
FINA 450 Senior Student Fine Art Practicum - 1 course*
* Amount of times I have taught each course.
Selected Professional Experience
2017 Fulltime Technical Instructor Emily Carr University of Art and Design Foundation Area. Teach 3-d printing and scanning, video and sound editing and a variety of mold making and 3-d object fabrication and replication techniques.
2014-2016 Studio Manager for Bocci.ca. Responsible for problem solving, prototyping and putting hand blown glass lighting into production. I also travelled to the Czech Republic to train artisans to make Bocci lighting products.
2014-2017 Cofounder Sasamat Creative. A custom hand blown and cast glass lighting design company. SasamatCreative.com
2011-2014 Head of BGSU Glass Area. Managed Glass Studio operations that included Hot
Shop, Kiln Area and Cold Shop. Also supervised 2 instructors and graduate students.
2011-2014 Graduate Faculty BGSU School of Art. Served on the MFA Adjudication committee for six graduate students.
2011-2014 BGSU School of Art Undergraduate Adviser. Advised 15 students per semester.
2011-2014 BGSU undergraduate research stipend student mentor.
2013-2014 BGSU School of Art 3-D representative for Intermedia curriculum development committee.
2013 Featured Presenter, Canadian Glass Art Association Conference, Calgary, Canada.
2013 Medici Circle Primavera Gala at the Toledo Museum of Art. Made 50 centerpieces with team of BGSU students.
2012 Featured Presenter, Ontario Craft Council Glass Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
2012-2014 Fundraised and arranged for Che Rhodes, Boyd Sugiki, Lisa Zerkowitz. Marc Petrovic, Jeff Mack, Jason Chakravarty and Matt Urban to be visiting artists for BGSU School of Art.
2012-2014 Sociology Phd Dissertation committee member for BGSU Sociology department.
2012 Co- organized Exhibition of Japanese Glass Artists at BGSU Dorothy Uber Gallery in conjunction with Toledo Glass Art Society conference.
2012 Organized and Facilitated BGSU Glass Area Alumni Exhibition from 1992-2012 in
conjunction with 2012 Toledo Glass Art Society conference.
2012 First Year program tenure track Assistant Professor hiring committee member, BGSU School of Art.
2012 Chair, Glass Instructor hiring committee. BGSU School of Art.
2012 Sculpture Instructor hiring committee member. BGSU School of Art.
2011-2013 Organized off campus exhibition opportunities for Glass graduate and undergraduate students, Myles Baker Exhibition Space, Bowling Green, OH. Four different exhibitions.
2011-2012 Portfolio review committee, BGSU School of Art.
2011-2012 Fundraised and arranged for Laura Donefer, Walter Lieberman, Ethan Stern and Jeff Mack to be Visiting Artists for BGSU Glass Area.
2012-2014 Organized Blog for BGSU Glass Area.
2011-2012 Glass Art Society Toledo Conference organizing committee. Toledo, OH.
2008-2011 Alberta College of Art and Design Portfolio review committee. Calgary, Canada.
2010 Living Glass History Faculty professional affairs workshop, Alberta College of Art and Design. Calgary, Canada.
2010 Arranged for Dante Marioni, Paul Marioni and Paul Cunningham to be visiting artists at Alberta College of Art + Design. Calgary, Canada.
2008 Developed course curriculum for AHGL 317. A living glass history course about contemporary glass artists. Please see additional course information. Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Canada
2008 Marion Award winner for innovation and research in teaching. Alberta College of Art +Design, Calgary, Canada
2008 Smart Night Center piece competition winner. Designed and fabricated 120 Blown Glass center pieces with students from Alberta College of Art + Design. Calgary, Canada.
2007 Ceramics Assistant Professor tenure track hiring committee. Tyler School of Art
2007 Made ten small sculptures for props for the feature film, The Watchmen, Warner Brothers pictures.
2005-2007 Graduate student technician for Tyler School of Art Glass Studio, Philadelphia, PA.
2011/12 Crystal Wonderland 2, TRUCK Contemporary Art, Calgary, Alberta, December – January.
2009 Crystal Wonderland, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware. April- May. Curated by Carina Evangelista, Gretchen Hupfel Curator of Contemporary Art.
2016 Lighting Architecture Movement Project International Lighting Design Competition Finalist 132 submissions from 27 countries, 10 finalists. Vancouver, Canada.
2014 Prototype, International Design Society Exhibition. Placed second in competition. Adjudicated by Dutch Designer Bertjan Pot. Vancouver, Canada.
2013 Gathering: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland, Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery, October – December. Curated by Tom Riley, owner of Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio and Sean Mercer, Associate Professor Kent State University.
2013 The Poetics of Pattern, Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, July – October. Curated by Janice Lessman-Moss, Professor Kent State University.
2013 The Last Glass Show, Canadian Clay and Glass Museum, Waterloo, Canada, March – June. Curated by Museum Director Christian Bernard Singer, Waterloo, Canada.
2012 Glass Art Association of Canada Exhibition. Ontario Crafts Council Gallery, Toronto, Canada, November – December. Curated by Ryan Legisske.
2012 ART PRIZE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October.
2011 Natural Flow, Contemporary Alberta Glass, Esplanade Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. July - October. Curated by Joanne Marion, Curator of Contemporary Art.
2010 Time land, Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, May – August. Curated by Richard Rhodes, Editor of Canadian Art Magazine.
2009 BIGG: Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass. Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio. Curated by Tina Oldknow, Curator of Modern Glass, Corning Museum of Glass, Tom Hawk, Director of Hawk Galleries, Columbus, Ohio and Lino Tagliopietra. July to November.
2009 Calgary Glass Now, Triangle Gallery of Visual Art. Curated by Norman Faullner, Professor, Alberta College of Art + Design.
2008 The Academy Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art + Design, March – April
2007 Constructions, CAA New York Area MFA Exhibition. Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York City. February – March, Curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Curator of Drawings, Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
2007 Hot Glass in the Blue Grass II. Loudoun House Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky. March – May. Curated By Che Rhodes, Associate Professor, University of Louisville, KY.
2004 The Bigger Picture Exhibition, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana. June, 2004. Curated by Stephen Paul Day.
2012 TRUCK Contemporary Art $2000 artist fee.
2011-12 Bowling Green State University, School of Art Medici Circle, Project Award. Total $1100.
2011 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Visual Art Project Grant $7341.
2009 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Visual Art Project Grant $7600.
2008 Alberta College of Art + Design Marion Fund Award for Innovation in Teaching and Research. $12,000.
2006 Rome Art and Culture Fellowship. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
2006-2007 Graduate Academic Tuition Assistantship and Stipend, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia.
2005 British Columbia Arts Council, Senior Award for Visual Art. Victoria, Canada $3000.
2003-2004 All Institute Tuition Scholarship Award, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada.
2012 Attended Armory and SCOPE Contemporary Art, New York.
2011 Attended Sculpture, Objects and Functional Art, Chicago.
2011-12 BGSU Learning Community, Digital Pedagogy and Applications, Fall and Spring Semester.
2009 Attended Armory and SCOPE Contemporary Art, New York.
2006-7 Attended Armory and SCOPE Contemporary Art, New York.
2005 Attended Venice Bienalle, Venice, Italy.
2003 Attended Venice Bienalle, Venice, Italy.
2016 Theglobeandmail.com/life/home/home-and-garden/design/Canadian-lighting- competition-showcases-cosmiccreations/article32646474
2013 Columbus Dispatch, Starker, Melissa, Riffe Gallery art exhibit examines ‘Poetics of Pattern’, August 4
2011 Geyer, Robert, “Pink Murmur 2” Salahub, Jennifer, NOT SOLID AT ALL, Natural Flow: Contemporary Alberta Glass, Esplanade Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, pp2-5
2010 www.gallerieswest.ca/departments/Exhibitions Reviews /6-108048.html
2009 Benefield, Scott, “Regarding BIGG, Breakthrough ideas in Global Glass Catalog, Ohio State University,pp. 8-12.
2009 “Living Glass History” Contemporary Canadian Glass Magazine, Volume 7, Issue, p. 20-26
2006 Petrie, Kevin., Glass and Print, p.36.