JULIAN WATTS

515 15th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
415-531-8057                                                                                                                                          Juliangwatts@gmail.com
www.julianwattsstudio.com

EDUCATION
University of Oregon, BFA in Sculpture, Certificate in Folklore Studies, Magna Cum Laude, 2012
Elisava School of Design, Barcelona, Spain, Industrial Design courses, Fall 2009

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
Commission by Cold Press Gallery for Tent London, London Design Festival, 2015
Commission by Etsy for San Francisco Headquarters, 2015
Campfire Gallery, “Building Blocks”, San Francisco, CA, 2015
Campfire Gallery, “Kindling”, San Francisco, CA, 2014
See | Exhibition Space, “Story of the Creative”, NYC, 2013
Ship in the Woods, “Psycho-­Pomp”, Del Mar, CA, 2013
“Our Streets”, a public art project funded by the city of Eugene, Oregon, 2012
Laverne Krause Gallery, “PINKELLIPSE”, Eugene, OR, 2012
Washburn Gallery, “In Progress”, Eugene, OR, 2012
Laverne Krause Gallery, “Skins”, Eugene, OR, 2012
Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, “Bridges” collaborative installation with Eugene community members, Eugene, OR, 2012
Stonehenge, “ENT MOOT”, Eugene, OR, 2012

EMPLOYMENT
2013 - Present: Apprentice at The Cottage Table Co. (cottagetable.com)
2014 - 2015: Fabricator & shop assistant at Anzfer Farms (anzferfarms.com)
2012 - Present: Producer & director of photography for Land of Songs (landofsongs.com), a documentary film about the Lithuanian folk singing tradition
2004 - 2006: Member of the Youth Advisory Board at Southern Exposure, a nonprofit art gallery in San Francisco

RESIDENCIES
Vermont Studio Center, Fall 2013
Penland School Of Crafts, Summer 2015
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Summer 2015

AWARDS
West Coast Craft Scholarship, 2015
Michael Pierschalla Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, 2015
Technical Assistant Grant, Stuart Kestenbaum Scholarship Fund, Haystack Mountain school of Crafts, 2015
Vermont Studio Center Artist’s Grant, 2013
Jan Zach Memorial Award in Sculpture, 2012
A&AA Scholarship Fund Award, 2011
David McCosh Memorial Scholarship, 2011