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Exhibitions for Bruce Metcalf

Since 1971, 40 solo exhibitions and more than 400 group exhibitions, including:


2016 Sediment of Eros, Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 Beyond Bling: The Lois Boardman Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California

2016 Schmuck 2016, Sonderschau der 68. Internationalen Handwerkmesse München, Germany

2015 Sin and Sensulity/Bruce Metcalf, Gallery Loupe, Montclair, NJ

2014 Unique by Design: Contemporary Jewelry in the Donna Schneier Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

2013 Schmuck 2013, Internationale Handwerkemesse Munchen 2013, Munich, Germany

2012 Unexpected Pleasures: The Art and Design of Contemporary Jewelry, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia and The Design Museum, London, England

2011 Abushan – Design Dialogues in Jewelry, World Craft Council conference, New Delhi, India

2009 The Cosmos of Eros, Snyderman/Works Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2009 The Donna Schneier Collection Arrives at RAM: Art Jewelry of the 1980s and 1990s, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

2009 Talking Hands – Spectrum of Contemporary Metal Works, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2009 Wrought and Crafted: Jewelry and Metalwork 1900–Present, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2008 Royal College of Art Visiting Artists Collection, William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

2007 Jewelry by Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts

2007 Gold and Silver Jewellery: The Transformation of a Tradition in the 20th Century, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2007 Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2006 RE: Pair and Imperfection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

2001, 1999, 1997, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990 solo exhibitions, Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California

2005 Transformation 5: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, the Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize Exhibition, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2003 The Art of Gold, organized by ExhibitsUSA, tour through 2005

2004 Birthday Party: Legnica Jubilee Exhibition, Galeria Sztuki w Legnicy, Legnica, Poland

2002 Wood of the World, Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland

2001 solo exhibition, Galleri Hnoss, Göteborg, Sweden

1999 Design for the Body: Onno Boekhoudt, Bruce Metcalf, Kiwon Wang, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1998 Jewellery Moves, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

1998 Subjects Narratives 98, Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland

1997 Designed for Delight: Alternative Aspects of Twentieth-Century Decorative Art, Montréal Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Montréal, Quebec. International tour through 2001

1997, 1995, 1979, 1977 solo exhibitions, Helen Drutt Gallery , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1996 New Times, New Thinking: Jewellery in Europe and America, National Museum and Gallery, Cardiff, Wales, and Crafts Council Gallery, Islington, London

1995, 1993, 1989, 1987 solo exhibitions, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1994 In Touch - Nytt Kunsthåndverk, Maihaugen, De Sandvigske Samlinger, Lillehammer, Norway

1993 Facet 93: International Biennial of Jewelry, Kunsthal Rotterdam, the Netherlands

1992 solo exhibition, Jewelerswerk Galerie, Washington, DC

1992 Brilliant Stories: American Narrative Jewelry, International Sculpture Center travelling exhibition through 1994

1992 solo exhibition, Contacto Directo Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal

1991 Jewelry Arsenals, Museum für Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany

1990 solo exhibition, United States Information Service Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1990 American Dreams, American Extremes, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

1989 Ornamenta 1: International Exhibition of Contemporary Jewelry Art, Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, West Germany

1989 solo exhibition, CDK Gallery, New York City

1986 Form Beyond Function, Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon, Illinois

1986 Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, American Craft Museum, New York City

1985 American Jewelry Now, sponsored by the United States Information Agency.

1984 Jewelry USA, American Craft Museum, New York, New York

1984 solo exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts

1983 solo exhibition, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio

1982 solo exhibition, Heller Gallery, New York City

1982 Young Americans Award Winners, American Craft Museum, New York, New York

1981 Good as Gold, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. Tour organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

1975 Forms in Metal-275 Years of American Metalsmithing, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, New York

1974 Sterling Silver Design Competition, Lever House, New York, New York

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