Eoin Breadon

Eoin Breadon

Assistant Professor of Art (Glass)

Start Year: 2011

Art
Office: 228 Kleinpell Fine Arts
Phone: 715-425-0605

Email: eoin.breadon@uwrf.edu

Education:

  • 2006 Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, Washington
  • 2005 Penland School of Crafts. Penland, North Carolina
  • 2004 MFA, Crafts/Glass. Tyler School of Art-Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
  • 2004 Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood, Washington
  • 1997 BA, Fine Art; minor-Communication. Central College of Iowa, Pella, Iowa

Courses Taught:

Teaching/Lecture Experience

2011 Associate Professor of Sculpture/Glass, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, Wisconsin
Visiting Artist, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2010 Instructor, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Visiting Professor, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Massachusetts
Visiting Faculty, The Crefeld School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Visiting Artist, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
2009 Teaching Assistant for Ross Richmond, Kent State University, Kent,
Ohio
Distinguished Artist Lecture Series, The Works Museum, Newark, Ohio
Visiting Artist, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland
Visiting Artist, California State University-San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California
2006-09 Adjunct Professor- Sculpture and Glass, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2008 Instructor, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Seattle, Washington
Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Visiting Artist, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
Visiting Artist, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Visiting Artist, The Crefield School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Workshop Instructor, Glass Axis Public Glass Studio, Columbus, Ohio
Workshop Instructor, Worcester Centre for Craft-New Street Glass Studio,
Worcester, Massachusetts
2007 Artist Lecture, Toledo Museum of Glass, Toledo, Ohio
Instructor, Glass Axis Studio, Columbus, Ohio
2006 Visiting Artist, Central College of Iowa, Pella, Iowa
Visiting Artist, Akron Museum of Art, Akron, Ohio
Visiting Artist, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, New York
2005 Visiting Artist, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
2005-06 Visiting Professor-Glass, Cleveland Institute of Arts Cleveland, Ohio
2004-05 Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
Part Time Faculty, Steinert Glass School, Kent, Ohio
Adjunct Professor-Glass, Cleveland Institute of Arts, Cleveland, Ohio
2003 Instructor, Tyler School of Art-Temple University, Elkins Park,
Pennsylvania
Workshop Instructor, Bucks County Community College, Bucks County,
Pennsylvania
Workshop Instructor, Snowfarm School for the Arts, Williamsburg, Massachusetts
Workshop Instructor, The Crefield School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Related Experience

2011 Museum Preparator, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
2010-Present Board of Directors, Schiff Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio
2000-Present Eóin Breadon Studios, owner custom sculpture and design, San Clemente,
California
2006-08 Preparator and Gallery Assistant, Thomas Riley Gallery, Chagrin, Ohio
2004 Technical Assistant-Glass, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
2003 Technical Assistant-Woodshop, Tyler School of Art-Sculpture Department
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
2003 Metal Fabricator, Ammuneal Manufacturing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1999-02 Young Constantin Inc Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
1997-98 Cydonia the Glass Studio & Design Studio, Sydney Australia
1996 Jerpoint Glass Studio, Kilkenny, Ireland

Professional Activities:

Select Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2011 Disconnected, Dylan Gallery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2010 Solo Exhibit, Thomas Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio
An Indian and an Irishman Walk Into A Bar, Felize Vineyards, Louisville,
Kentucky
Solo Exhibit, Grand Central Gallery, Santa Ana, California
2009 As an Irish Storyteller, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2008 Seanchai, Thomas Riley Galleries, Cleveland, Ohio
Solo Exhibition, The Works Museum of Technology and Art, Newark,
Ohio
Solo Exhibition, Glass Axis Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
An Indian and an Irishman Walk Into A Bar, @Space Contemporary Gallery, Santa Ana, California
2007 Glass Sculptures, Monroe Arts Center, Monroe, Wisconsin
2006 Solo Exhibition, Mills Gallery, Central College, Pella, Iowa
Brent Kee Young and Eóin Breadon, Malone College, Canton, Ohio
2005 C; I, Solo exhibition, Studio Warszawa, Cleveland, Ohio
2004 Disconnections, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Selected Exhibitions

2011 Glass Invitational, Gallery A, Corning, New York
Mailin’ It In 2, Chicago Street Gallery, Plainfield, Illinois
Glass Carnival, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
MONA @30, Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, California
10 x 10 x 10, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mailin’ It In, The Nicole Villeneuve Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Centered on the Center, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California
2010 Art by the Foot, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California
Where the River Bends, Atmosphere Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
SOFA Chicago, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois
SOFA Santa Fe, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Ne10, juried by Wayne Strathman. Louisville Visual Artist Association, Louisville, Kentucky
Expertease, Morgan Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Who’s Who in Glass 2010, Essex Art Center, Lawrence, Massachusetts
Masters of Influence, 2010 Invitational, curated by Waylon Summers, Lovetts Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Prism Contemporary Glass-Scottsdale Invitational, curated by D. Scott Patria, Lekae Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Teapots! 4th Invitational Exhibition, Morgan Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania
2009 Blown!, curated by Kathy Grey, Santa Ana College. Santa Ana, California
SOFA Chicago, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois
SOFA Santa Fe, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Orange County Glass and Ceramics Exhibit. Grand Central Gallery, Santa Ana, California
Glass Weekend, represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Millvale, New Jersey
Gallery Invitational, K Allen Gallery, Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Facets, FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio
Palm Beach 3, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Human Formed. Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Glass Unexpected. Space 301 Gallery. Jurors-Rick and Nikki Schneider, Mobile, Alabama
Luminous Evidence, Glass Arts Society Conference, Exhibit A Gallery, Corning, New York
2008 SOFA Chicago, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago Illinois
Masters in Glass, K Allen Gallery, Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Jump and Shout, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Collector’s Show, Prism Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Palm Beach 3, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Palm Beach,
Florida
Emerge, Prism Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2007 Some Assembly Required, Schumacher Gallery at Capitol University, Jurors-David Gentilini, Bexley, Ohio
Hot Glass in Blue Grass 2, Lexington Art League. Juror- Che Rhodes. Lexington, Kentucky
Glass, Ceramics Extravaganza, Grand Central Gallery, Santa Ana, California
SOFA Chicago, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois
Ten Years Out-1996 to 2006, Flame Run Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Glass Weekend 2007, Represented by Thomas Riley Gallery, Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, New Jersey
Illumination, Glass Arts Society Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
ArtCares, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2006 Springboard, Schumacher Gallery at Capitol University, Jurors-David Gentilini and Brian Alloway, Bexley, Ohio
Cleveland Glass, River Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2150 Fahrenheit: Sculptural Glass, Summit Art Center, Akron, Ohio
50/50, Group show at 13Hundred Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Glass, Pavana Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Negen, KundstWerk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
MAKE/Cleveland, Industrial Warehouses, Cleveland, Ohio
2005 Figurative Glass Exhibition, Masaoka Glass Design Gallery. Carmel Valley, California
Hot Glass in Blue Grass, Lexington Art League. Juror-Stephen Powell. Lexington, Kentucky
` Heights Artists, Heights Art Gallery, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Faculty Exhibition, Reinberger Gallery, Cleveland Institute of Art.
Cleveland, Ohio
2004 North American Glass Exhibition, 2nd place, Juror-Sally Pratsch, Guilford Handcraft Center, Guilford, Connecticut
Fall Show, Flame Run Studio and Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Central College Alumni Invitational Art Exhibition, Central College of Iowa, Central College of Iowa, Pella, Iowa
Haverford Invitational, Tyler School of Art MFA Candidates, Haverford,
Pennsylvania
2003 Denim Film Exhibit, Club Denim, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hot Soup Holiday Show, Hot Soup Glass Studio and Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hot Soup Faculty Show, Hot Soup Glass Studio and Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Tyler Juried Student Show, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
2002 A Beautiful Mix, Tyler School of Art MFA candidates show Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
2001 Holiday Art Show, Malton Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Gallerie of Glass Exhibit, Carlyn Gallerie, Dallas, Texas
1997 Summer Sensations, University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Graduation Exhibition, Central College of Iowa, Pella, Iowa
Iowa College Salon, Mason City, Iowa
1996 Iowa College Salon, Mason City, Iowa
5x7, Juried traveling gallery exhibit of seven colleges in Iowa
1995 Iowa Crafts: 28 Statewide juried exhibition
1998 New Artists of Sydney Exhibition, Hester Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Selected Collections/Commissions

Abington Arts Center, Lifetime dedication commemorative vase commission, Abington, Pennsylvania
Associate Dean’s Collection, Tyler School of Art, permanent collection, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
@Space Gallery, Santa Ana, California
Catholic Diocese of Madison, permanent collection, Madison, Wisconsin
Central College of Iowa Art Collection, permanent collection, Pella Iowa
Cleveland Insitture of Art, permanent collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Commnity West Foundation, Annual Donor’s Award, Cleveland, Ohio
Georgia Ensemble Theatre Annual Donor’s Award, Atlanta, Georgia
Marc and Karen Jaffe Collection, private collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Robert and Jan Ginsburg Collection, private collection, Cleveland Ohio
Schiff Foundation, permanent collection, Cincinnati, Ohio
Sonny Kamm, Kamm Teapot Foundation
Susan Schwartz, private collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sydney Olympic Committee, site specific sculptures and commemorative glassware for the 2000 Olympic
Games, Sydney, Australia
University of the Arts, permanent collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of Louisville, permanent collection, Louisville, Kentucky
Works Museum of Technology, permanent collection, Newark, Ohio

Website: www.eoinbreadonglass.com

Residencies

2010 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
Neusole Glass Studio, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008 The Works Museum of Technology and Art, Newark, Ohio

Grants/Awards

2009 Guest Artist/Workshop grant, Salisbury University, Salisbury,
Maryland
2008 Residency grant, Works Museum, Newark, Ohio
Guest Artist grant, Worcester Centre for Craft-New Street Glass Studio,
Worcester, Massachusetts
2007 Finalist, Arts Educator of the Year Award, Niche Magazine, Baltimore, Maryland
2006 Guest Lecturer/Workshop grant, Central College of Iowa
Guest lecturer grant, Akron Museum of Art
2005 Pilchuck Scholarship Recipient, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington
2005 Finalist, Arts Educator of the Year Award, Niche Magazine, Baltimore, Maryland
Harvey and Bess Littleton Scholarship Award, Penland School of Crafts,
Penland, North Carolina
2004 Tyler School of Art-Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
-Jack Malis Glass Award,
-Steve Stormer Memorial Fund Scholarship.
Creative Glass of Philadelphia Grant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CONFERENCES/PUBLICATIONS
September 2006 ‘21st Century Celts’, Celtic Educational Resource Network annual conference,
University of Exeter, Truro, United Kingdome
‘Cultural Connection from Visual Identification through Tattoo
Imagery’, Publishing Cambridge University Press, 2007

Bibliography

“Art Review”. Temple Times, 2004.
Aumann, Tiffany. “Irish Tales Influence Glass Artist’s Work,” Newark Advocate, 2008
Birke, Judy. “Fragile Beauty”, New Haven (CT) Register, 2004
Best of Worldwide Glass Artists Volume 1. Kennedy Publishing, 2011
Best of American Sculpture Artists Volume 2. Kennedy Publishing, 2010
Delcambre, Sean “Glass Unexpected” USA Vanguard 2009
Design Inspiration Guide: Animals. Lark Book Publishing, 2011
Durbin, Roger. “Glass Makes Smashing Exhibition at Summit Artspace”,
www.akron.com, 2006
Harrison, Thomas B. “Artists Find ‘Unexpected’…” Press Register 2009
Shin, Dorothy. “Glass Show May Signal School’s End: Fine Work at Artspace, Steinert Future Gloomy”, Akron Beacon Journal, 2006
Stacy, Greg. “Eóin Breadon and Jason Chakravarty Haunt @Space Gallery,” OC Weekly, 2008
Starita, Celeste. “Galleries and Museum Reviews”. Philadelphia Inquirer, 2004
Tranberg, Dan. “Powerful Display of New Talent Offers Insightful Views of Society”, Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2006
Triplett, Jo Anne. “Hot tunes in a hard medium…” Glass Craftsman. Issue #210, August/September, 2008
Triplett, Jo Anne. Staff Picks for May 20th”. NEO Weekly, 2009.
“Tyler Graduate Student Art Show at Centennial


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