Curriculum Vitae

Gustav Reyes Inc

1500 South Western Ave. Chicago Il. 60608

312.909-6707

www.gustavreyes.com

gus@gustavreyes.com

 

 

Education

 

1986–1988 / Studio Arts Program / The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1988 / Study Abroad Program, Painting & Drawing / Almuñécar, España

1997 / Study of Woodworking, concentration on hand tools / The Chicago Bauhaus Academy

 

Companies

Gustav Reyes, Inc

2007–present / Gustav Reyes, Wooden jewelry & sculpture / Artist, gustavreyes.com

2005–present / Simply Wood Rings, Eco-friendly wood rings / Owner, simplywoodrings.com

 

 

Shows

 

2015 LOOT: MAD About Jewelry Museum of Arts and Design / New York, NY

2015 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show / Philadelphia, PA

2015 Smithsonian Craft Show / Washington, DC

2015 “Matter of Material” Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery / Seattle, WA

2014 JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair / Barcelona Spain

2013 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show / Pennsylvania, PA

2013 LOOT: MAD About Jewelry Museum of Arts and Design / New York, NY

“Ingrained” Turned Vessels and Jewelry in Wood at Patina Gallery / Santa Fe, NM

Smithsonian Craft Show at the National Building Museum / Washington, DC

American Craft Council Wholesale / Retail Show / Baltimore, MD / San Francisco, CA

2012 One of a Kind Show Chicago / Chicago, IL

American Craft Council Shows / Baltimore, MD / Atlanta, GA / St. Paul, MN

WOOD / Velvet da Vinci / San Francisco, CA

Out on a Limb: Contemporary Wood Jewelry / Racine Art Museum / Racine, WI

Craft Forms / The Wayne Art Center / Philadelphia, PA

2011 From Minimal to Bling / The Society of Craft and Design / Boston, MA

In Line / In Metal / Aaron Faber Gallery & SOFA Chicago / New York, NY & Chicago, IL

Bijoux: It’s Origins, It’s Impact / Bruce Museum / Greenwich, CT

Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show / The National Building Museum / Washington, DC

Smithsonian Craft Show / The National Building Museum / Washington, DC

2010 American Craft Council Wholesale & Retail Show / Baltimore, MD

New York International Gift Fair / New York, NY

Bijoux: The Origins and Impact of Jewelry / The Bruce Museum / Greenwich, CT

Indulge / Bellevue Arts Museum / Bellevue, WA

The 52nd Annual Art Fair on the Square / Madison Museum of Contemporary Art / Madison, WI

2009 New Artists for the New Decade / Patina Gallery / Santa Fe, NM

New York International Gift Fair / New York, NY

American Craft Council Wholesale / Retail Show / Baltimore, MD

The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show / Philadelphia, PA

The 51st Annual Art Fair on the Square Madison / Museum of Contemporary Art / Madison, WI

 

Permanent Museum Collection

MAD Museum of Arts and Design / New York, NY | Permanent Collection

 

Lectures

Artist Now! Lecture Series University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI

SNAG Conference Speaker / From Grains to Gold | Minneapolis, MN

 

 

Bibliography

 

2017 American Craft Magazine (February/March) / Around Life’s Curves by Brigitte Martin

2013 Ornament Magazine (Spring) | Gustav Reyes The Irrepressible Spirit by Patrick R. Benesh-Liu

2012 Metalsmith Magazine (Spring) / A Bent for Wood by Andrea DiNoto

2011 Revista Contratiempo (January) / Vida En Madera by Stephanie Manriquez

2010 Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist (August) / Trends: Wood by Annie Osburn

Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist (August) / Wood Working Tips for Jewelers by Gustav Reyes

2009 NICHE / Reclaim, Reuse, RECYCLE

2008 The New York Times / Warm, Honest, Wooden

2007 Richmond Bride / With This Ring

1000 Creative Reuses by Garth Johnson / Jewelry + Adornments, pages 124-125

Chicago Sun Times / Jewels of the City

Woodshop News – With This Ring…

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