Jacqueline Riordan Jewelry Design

P.O. Box 475130, San Francisco, CA 94147. Ph: 415.225.4702

BIOGRAPHY

Education:

Vassar College — Bachelor of Arts, Art History, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1984.

Extended Studies in Jewelry Design and Techniques:

Mendocino Art Center — Mendocino, CA. July, 1999.
Academy of Art College — San Francisco, California, 1994 - 1998.
Revere Academy — San Francisco, California, 1996-1998.
California Academy of Arts and Crafts — Oakland, California, Summer, 1996.

Professional Experience:

Jacqueline Riordan Jewelry Design — Owner and Designer, San Francisco, 1997-Present.
Sally Cote and Associates — Art Consultant, San Francisco,1993-1996.
Brian Gross Fine Art — Sales Assistant and Assistant Gallery Manager, San Francisco, 1992-1996.
World Financial Arts and Events Program — Gallery Manager, World Financial Center, New York, NY, Spring-Fall, 1992.
International Business Machines — Systems Engineer and Financial Industry Consultant, New York, NY, 1984-1991.

Teaching Experience:

Instructor, Academy of Art College — Returning as Instructor for Fashion and Jewelry Class, Fall Semester, 2001.
Instructor, Academy of Art College — Developer and Instructor of New Class in Fashion and Jewelry, Fall Semester, 2000.
Instructor, Academy of Art College — Guest Instructor and Substitute Instructor for Jewelry Classes, Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters, 1999 and Spring Semester, 2000.
Teaching Assistant, Academy of Art College — Aided in the Instruction of Beginning Jewelry Class Spring, 1998.

Shows, Events, Publications and Awards:

Celebration Of Craftswomen — Upcoming Show at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA. November 24-25, 2001.
Mill Valley Arts Festival — Upcoming show in Mill Valley, CA. September 15-16, 2001.
Sausalitio Arts Festival — Premier Arts Festival in Sausalito, CA. Labor Day Weekend, 2001.
Contemporary Crafts Market — Roy Helms and Associates Juried Show, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. June 15-17, 2001.
Contemporary Crafts Market — Roy Helms and Associates Juried Show at San Franciscoís Ft. Mason. March 16-18, 2001.
American Crafts Council — Baltimore Winter Wholesale Craft Show. February 20-22, 2001.
Academy of Art College Faculty Show, Sculpture Department, September 2000.
Contemporary Crafts Market — Roy Helms &Associates Juried Show at San Franciscoís Cow Palace, November 19-21, 1999. Also Accepted into their show in Santa Monica, CA coming up June, 2000.
Academy of Art Fashion Show — First jewelry designer displayed in runway show in the history of this event, May 1999.
Butterfield & Butterfield — Juried Formal Event Benefiting a San Francisco Hospital, May 1999.
Womenís Jewelry Association — Designers by the Bay, Bay Area Jewelry Exhibition - Shreve and Company, San Francisco, April 21, 1999.
Junior League Fashion Show — Art exhibited in gallery for display and auction, March 25-26,1999.
1999 NICHE Award Winner — Nominated for National Award Sponsored by NICHE Magazine, the exclusive trade publication for progressive retailers of American crafts, in category of Jewelry — Silver with Stones. Work shown at Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft in February, 1999.
AJM Magazine — Article regarding 1999 NICHE Award Winners with photo of winning entry. March 1999 issue
Ornament Magazine —Article regarding NICHE Award Winners, Spring 1999 issue.
American Craft — In Conjunction with the NICHE Award nomination, February 1999.
Academy of Art Catalog — Works Chosen to Represent Jewelry and Sculpture Department, as Recent Alumna of the Academy of Art College, in their 1999 Catalog.
Richmond Art Center — Metal Arts Guild Exhibition, September through November, 1998.
Marin Technology Center — Academy of Art Exhibition, Marin, July-September, 1998
Northern California Enamel Guild — Glass+Metal, International Juried Show, In Sight Gallery, San Francisco, July - August, 1998.
Academy of Art College — Spring Show, Annual Juried School-wide Exhibition, May - June 1998.
Womenís Jewelry Association — Designers by the Bay, Bay Area Jewelry Exhibition - Shreve and Company, San Francisco, April 7, 1998.
Little Jim Club Mardi Gras Ball — Designed broach for casino night prize in this exclusive charity event, Mark Hopkins Hotel, February, 1998.
Designer Jewelry Showcase — Annual Publication, 1998 and 1999 Editions.
Academy of Art College — Spring Show, Annual Juried School-wide Exhibition, May - June 1997.
Best Jewelry, Small Metal Sculpture Award — Academy of Art College, Spring Show, May 1997.
Museum of Modern Art — Contemporary Extension Modern Ball Silent Auction, May 20, 1996.
Academy of Art College — Spring Show, Annual Juried School-wide Exhibition, May - June 1996.
Academy of Art College — Spring Show, Annual Juried School-wide Exhibition, May - June 1995.
San Jose Museum of Art — Second Annual Art by Design Jewelry Competition, May - June 1995.