Mackenzie Serwa
8464 Grove Circle, Shakopee MN, 55379
612-805-7289 mkserwa@gmail.com



Education


2022 ----------------- Masters of Fine Art Glass Candidate, Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

2019 ----------------- Bachelors of Fine Art (Glass Emphasis), University of Wisconsin-River Falls - River Falls, WI

2017 ----------------- Associate in Arts, Minneapolis Technical and Community College - Minneapolis, MN


Work Experience


2023-present--------Production Assistant, Morefire Glass - Rochester, NY

2021-present ------- Marketing Director, OUR Glass - Minneapolis, MN

2021-2022 ---------- Gallery Assistant, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2022 --------------- Artist in Residence, University of Wisconsin-River Falls - River Falls, WI

2022 --------------- Marketing Consultant, Abegael Uffelman Glass, Minneapolis, MN

2019-2021 ----------- Hotshop Coordinator/Gaffer, Bicycle Glass Co. - Fridley, MN

2019 ---------------- Glass Assistant for Marble Media Documentary, Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY

2019 ---------------- Studio Intern, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2018-2019 ----------- Student Organization President, University of Wisconsin-River Falls - River Falls, WI

2018 ---------------- Glassblowing Narrator and Demonstrator, Minnesota State Fair - St. Paul, MN

Teaching Experience

 

2022-present -------- Introduction to Glassblowing Graduate Teacher, Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY

2021-2022 ----------- Glassblowing Instructor, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2022 ---------------- Instructor, Photographing your Glass Art Made Easy- Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2018-2021 ----------- Introduction to Glassblowing Teacher's Assistant, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI

2019 ---------------- Gaffer - Make Your Own Glassblower, Corning Museum of Glass - Corning, NY

2017-2019 ----------- Gaffer - Make Your Own Glassblower, University of Wisconsin-River Falls - River Falls, WI


Glass Assisting Experience


2022 --------------- Glass Assistant to David Schnuckel - Rochester, NY

2020 --------------- First Assistant, Casanova Glassblowing - Hudson, WI

2018-2020 ---------- First Assistant, Eoin Breadon Studios - River Falls, WI


Contracted Photo Experience


2020-present -------- Tynan Pratumwon OURGlass - Minneapolis, MN

2021-2022 ----------- Danté Germain Danté Germain Glass - Somerset, WI

2021-2022 ----------- Abegael Uffelman AU Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2022 ---------------- Zachary Cincotta Drink. Glassware - Minneapolis, MN


Exhibitions

 

2022 ----------------- Solo Exhibition - Out of Context - River Falls, WI

2022 ----------------- Kolman & Reeb Gallery and Marketplace - Minneapolis, MN

2022 ----------------- Minnesota State Fair Fine Art Exhibition - St. Paul, MN

2021-2022------------ Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art Marketplace - Minneapolis, MN

2019 ----------------- BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition - River Falls, WI

2019 ----------------- Student Juried Exhibition - River Falls, WI

2018 ----------------- Senior Seminar Exhibition, Harriet Barry Gallery - River Falls, WI

2018 ----------------- 27th Annual Outdoor Art Installation, UWRF Campus - River Falls, WI

2018 ----------------- Artful Friday, Art House Gallery - River Falls, WI

2017 ----------------- 26th Annual Outdoor Art Installation, UWRF Campus - River Falls, WI

2016 ----------------- Made Here Outdoor Installation - Minneapolis, Minnesota, MN

2016 ----------------- Annual Student Art Opening, AT&T Tower Galley - Minneapolis, MN


Workshops


2021 ----------------- Corey Pemberton Pattern and Form, Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Art - Minneapolis, MN

2019 ----------------- Doug Casebeer & Chris Gustin Anagama Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI 

2019 ----------------- Sterling Huntley Painting and Illustration Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI

2018 ----------------- James Elkins Critical Dialogue in Artistic Practice Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI

2017 ----------------- Danielle Krysa Collage and Dimensional Art Workshop, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI


Awards


2019 ----------------- Annual Jurors Award, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI

2019 ----------------- Annual Glass Studio Award, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, WI


Bibliography


2019      “BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition.” University of Wisconsin River Falls, 21 Oct. 2019,      

https://lists.uwrf.edu/SCRIPTS/WA.EXE?A2=FALCONDAILY;f854376b.1910C&S=