Devon Elizabeth Matlock
San Francisco, California
devonmatlock@gmail.com
www.devonmatlock.com

Bio
Devon Matlock is an artist specializing in jewelry and metalsmithing. She creates conceptual pieces as well as custom jewelry and repair. Her work explores ways we invest power, memory, and personal mythologies into objects. She has training in design, metalsmithing, illustration, and a wide variety of sculpture materials.

Education
2014    BFA in Jewelry and Metal Arts, California College of the Arts
2005 - 2008   Rhode Island School of Design, Illustration and Jewelry and Metal Arts

Relevant Work Experience
2015 - Present   Bench Jeweler at Love & Luxe, San Francisco CA
2015    Production Jeweler for Colleen Mauer, San Francisco CA
2015    American Craft Council Show, Cheryl Rydmark, San Francisco CA
2014    American Craft Council Show, School to Market Booth for California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
2013    Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles, Sales Associate and Gallery Docent, Berkeley CA
2013    American Craft Council Show, School to Market Booth for California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
2009    Waste Not Want Not, nonprofit art organization, Providence RI, wnwnprovidence.org

Group and Juried Exhibitions
2017   FLASH:  A Select Exhibition of CCA Jewelry and Metal Arts Alumni
2017   Published in Metalsmith Magazine Vol. 37 No.4, Exhibition in Print, Repair and Renewal: Making Things Whole Again
2016    Northern California Enamels, Lireille Gallery, Oakland CA
2015    California Now, Juried Exhibition of Clay, Glass, & Enamel Art, Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA
2014    Between the Shadow and the Soul, BFA thesis show, CCA College Avenue Galleries, Oakland CA
2014    360 Degrees  (Invitational Ring Show), CCA College Avenue Galleries, Oakland CA
2014    What's So Funny? Isabel Percy West Gallery at CCA,  Oakland CA
2014    The Brooch Show, Racine Arts Council, Racine WI
2014   Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths Around the World, fourth annual Ganoksin International Online Jewelry Exhibition
2014   The White Room (three-person show organized by Devon Matlock), CCA College Avenue Galleries, Oakland CA
2013   The Brooch Show, Racine Arts Council, Racine WI
2012   360 Degrees  (Invitational Ring Show), CCA College Avenue Galleries, Oakland CA
2011   Dirt Palace Window Gallery, collaborative installation with Elaine Wang,  Providence RI

Symposiums
2014   31st Annual Yuma Symposium, Yuma AZ
2013   Metalsmithing Bench Tricks, San Francisco Metal Arts Guild, Nahl Hall, Oakland CA

Workshops (Taught)
2016   Drawing on Enamel, Richmond Art Center, 1 day
2016   Boxes and Vessels, Richmond Art Center, 1 day

Workshops (Taken)
2016   Repair Level 2, Revere Academy, San Francisco, 3 days
2015   The Enameled Image, Jessica Calderwood, Richmond Art Center, 3 days
2015   New Surface Techniques for Resin, Jillian Moore, Danaca Designs Studio, 2 days
2014   Heart Workshop, Ruudt Peters, California College of the Arts, 1 day