KT HANCOCK

EDUCATION

 2015                          

Forging Fundamentals Student, Andy Dohner, Penland School of Crafts

Fresh Approaches to Form Student, Ashley Jameson Eriksmoen, Penland School of Crafts

2012                    

Bachelor of Fine Arts Recipient, Double Concentration in Metalsmithing and Sculpture, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016                           

Instructor: Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, WA

·       Instruct students on the fundamentals of flatware and ornamental forging techniques

·       Instruct students on cage making techniques

2017-2015                                    

Toolmaker / Fabricator: Spiral Arts, Seattle, WA

·        Work on the production of glassblowing equipment and tools

2015                           

Studio Technician / Metal Fabrication: Smith Shop Detroit, Detroit, MI

·       Assisted in production of lighting, design and fabrication of objects

Student Scholarship Recipient: Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC

·       Forging Fundamentals, Andy Dohner, Spring Concentration 2015

Student Scholarship Recipient: Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC

·       Fresh Approaches to Form, Wood Working, Ashley Jameson Eriksmoen, Summer Session 2

Wood and Metals Shop Coordinator: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood WA

·       Assisted students and campus personnel on various wood and metal fabrication techniques and practices

Flameworking Assistant, Cherrywood Glassworks, Austin, TX

·       Assisted in the production of wares for the Armadillo Art Glass Initiative Project

Forging Volunteer, Fire on the Mountain Blacksmithing Festival, Spruce Pine, NC

·       Assisted beginners in forging objects during the festival

Forging Assistant: Cergol Forge, Milwaukee, WI

·       Assist in production of hand-forged hammers

2015-2013                  

Metals Specialist:  Innovative Prototyping & Product Development, Milwaukee, WI

·       Industrial Design

·       Metal & Glass Fabrication

Principal: Velvet Nugget Studios, Milwaukee, WI

2014                           

Poleturner: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

·       Assisted in production of 2014 Auction Centerpiece Project production

·       Product Design & Fabrication

 2013                          

Poleturner: Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

·       Assisted in production of 2013 Auction Centerpiece Project production

EXHIBITIONS/PUBLICATIONS

2017

The Feminine Divine Exhibition, True Love Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Art and Home Collaborative Exhibition, Sotheby's, Redmond, WA

Art and Home Collaborative Exhibition, Sotheby's, Bothell, WA

2016                           

Art and Home Collaborative Exhibition, Sotheby’s, Woodinville, WA

Equinox 10th Anniversary Show, Georgetown, Seattle, WA

2016-2015                          

Pilchuck Staff Show, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2014                           

Annual Pilchuck Auction Gala, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

Sculptural Capstone Exhibition, Arts Center Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Gallery Night & Day, Third Ward, Milwaukee, WI

Maker Faire Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

CAVT Collective Presents Softly, Dear!, Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2013                           

Metals! 2013 Juried Student Exhibition, Kenilworth Studios, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Holding Place Permanent Online Exhibition, https://www.ganoksin.com/
Environmental Art Show, Concordia Center for Environmental Stewardship, Mequon, WI,

2012                           

Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Inova/Arts Center Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Drink for the Hungry Fundraiser, Tonic Tavern, Milwaukee, WI

Object Trunk Show, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Object Jewelry Showcase, Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Funfetti Gallery Exhibition, Jackpot Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

Tool of our Hand, in conjunction with The Tool at Hand, MAM After Dark, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Metals! 12 Juried Student Exhibition, Mary Nohl Art Galleries, Zelazo Center, UWM, Milwaukee, WI  

Object Student Exhibition, Kenilworth Open Studios, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

2011                            

Crossing Over, Scholarship Recipient, Union Art Gallery, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Junior Scholarship Competition, Inova Arts Center, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Metals! 11 Juried Student Exhibition, Mary Nohl Art Galleries, Zelazo Center, UWM, Milwaukee, WI, Juror: Lena Vigna, Racine Art Museum

Object Student Exhibition, Kennilworth Open Studios, UWM, Milwaukee, WI

Winter Carnival, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Milwaukee, WI