Phillip Nolley


artist statement






Education and Work Experience:
1980 -  B.A. Music Bridgewater College
1981 - Glass Assistant to Jon Kuhn, Kuhn Art Glass
1984 - Glass Artist For Shenandoah Art Glass
1985 - Owner operator Quintessence Glass Studio
2000 - Studio Manager and Glass Designer for Sunspots Studio
2004 - Co-Partner Trinity Clay and Glass Studios

Professional Experience and Memberships:
President, Board of Directors, Staunton Augusta Art Center
Board of Directors, Staunton Augusta Art Center
Chairman of Exhibition Standards, Staunton Augusta Art Center
Co-Director, Art in Gypsy Hill Park
Co-Founder, Director Jazz in Gypsy Hill Park Concert Series
Member Southern Highland Craft Guild
Member Carolina Designers Craft Guild
Member American Craft Council
Member Virginia Artisan Center

Awards: Including But Not Limited To:
Award For the Decorative Object: Hand Workshop Craft and Design Show
Best in Glass: Naples National Art Show
Best in Glass: Port Warwick Sculpture Show
Glass Award; National Craft Exhibition Lancaster Museum of Art
Honorable Mention: Art Quest National Art Exhibition
Glass Award: Winter Park Art Festival
Best in Show: VMRC Sculpture and Fine Art Exhibition

Exhibitions: Including But Not Limited To:
National Sculpture Exhibition: St.Louis Art Guild,St. Louis, MO
National Craft Exhibition: Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
North American Glass Exhibition: Guilford Art Center, Guilford, CT
National Art Exhibition: Art Quest Traveling Exhibition
Solo Exhibition: Bridgewater College, Bridgewater, VA
New Work of Virginia Artists: Blue Ridge Community College, VA
Artists of Virginia: National Capital Building Washington D.C.
Solo Exhibition: Staunton Augusta Art Center, Staunton, VA
Solo Exhibition: Carnagie Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
Solo Exhibition: Shenandoah Valley Art Center,Waynesboro,VA
VMRC Sculpture and Fine Art Show: Harrisonburg,VA

Gallery Exhibitions: Including But Not Limited To:
Glass in Staunton,Cudahy’s Gallery,Richmond,VA
A New Age In Glass,Masterworks Gallery,Chicago,IL
Scents and Non Scents, Signature Gallery,Boston,MA
National Paperweight and Sculptural Glass,Vesperman Glass Gallery, Atlanta,GA
Solo Exhibition,Tusing Gallery,Staunton,VA

Shows: Including But Not limited To:
Gasparilla Art Show: Tampa, FL
Winter Park Art Show: Winter Park, FL
St. Louis Art Show: St. Louis, MO
Longs Park Art Show: Lancaster, PA
American Craft Council Shows: Baltimore,MD
                                                         St. Paul,MN
Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival: Reston, VA
Naples National Art Show: Naples, FL
Ann Arbor Street Art Fair: Ann Arbor, MI
Richmond Craft and Design Show:Richmond,VA
Art At Lincon Center: New York, NY