Wade Buck

E-Mail:  wbuckmetal@gmail.com

 

    

 

Education:

 

Masters of Fine Arts, Metals, Eastern Michigan University, School of Art and Design, Ypsilanti, Michigan 2014- 2016

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metals, Northern Michigan University, School of Art and Design, Marquette, Michigan 2006- 2011

 

Professional:

 

2016  

  • Workshop, Wastenaw County Boy Scouts, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Demonstator, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Lecturar, Northern Michigan University, Marquetter, Michigan.

2015  

  • Demonstrator, Ann Arbor Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2014

  • Demonstrator, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Demonstraor, Ann Arbor Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • Workshop Instructor,  Basic Forging Techniques, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Demonstrator, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2013

  • Workshop Assistant, Raising Metal Forming and Advanced Techniques, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan.

 

Awards:

 

2016     

  • Teaching Assistinship. Jewlery for Non-Majors, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Graduate Assistinship, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2015

  •  Teaching Assitinship, 3-D Design, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Graduate Assitinship, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2014

  • Teaching Assitintship, Into To Art, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Graduate Assitintship, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Best In Show Award, “Graduate Student Art Exhibition”, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2013

  • Best In Show Award, “Three Weeks and All the Best”, The Student Art Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

  • Nomination “2013 Outstanding Student Achievment Award For Contemporary Sculpture” International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey.

2012

  • -Nomination “2012 Outstanding Student Achievment Award for Contemporary                                                                                                     Sculpture” International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey.

2011

  • Provost Purchase Award,  “Negative Space” , The Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

  • Honorable Mention, “6th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition”, Invitational, Step Gallery, Tempe, Arizona.

  • Student In Spotlight, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016

  • "Wishful Thinking", Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michign. 

 

Exhibitions:

 

2016

  • “Graduate Student Art Exhibition”’ Juried, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2015

  • “Graduate Student Art Exhibition”’ Juried, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2014

  • “Formed, Forged, and Fabricated”, Juried Regional Invitational, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois.

 

  • “Horror Fest”, Bona Sera, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

 

  • “2014 Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition”, Juried, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, Michigan.

 

  • “Members Only”, Riverside Off Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

 

  • “Crossing Paths”, Riverside Off Center, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

 

  • “Graduate Student Art Exhibition”, Juried, Best In Show Award, Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

2013

  • “Metals 2013”,  Regional Inventational, Walter B. Ford Building, College For Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan.

 

  • “Three Weeks and All the Best”,Juried, Best In Show Award, The Student Art Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

  • “March Downtown for Art”, Beth Millner Jewelery Studio, Marquette, Michigan.

 

  • “No BS Or BFA Yet”, William Bonifas Fine Art Center, Escanaba, Michigan.

2012

  • “North Of The 45th Parallel”,  Juried Regional, The Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

 

  • “Northern Exposure XIX”, Juried Regional, William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, Michigan.

 

  • “This Is A Sample”, Juried, The Student Art Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

 

  • “That’s Deep Bro”, Juried, The Student Art Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

2011

  • “Negative Space”, Juried Senior BFA Exhibit, Provost Choice Award, The Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

 

  • “Beyond X, Y”, Juried,  The Student Art Gallery, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan.

 

  • “6th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition”, Juried National Invitational, Honorable Mention Award, Step Gallery, Tempe, Arizona.

 

Publications:

 

2014

  • Kovalska Maysternya magazine, Volume 1 Number 35 2014, Ukraine

  • IFRAM Newsletter, Number 85, March 2014, IFRAM, France

  • Anvils Ring magazine, Volume 42 Number 1 Winter 2014, ABANA, United States

  • “2014 Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition”, Catalog, Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw, Michigan.

2011

  • “6th Annual Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition”,  Catalog, Arizona State University, United States

 

Selected Collections:

 

  • Ford Gallery, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan.

  • Scott Lankton, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  • James Viste, Detroit, Michigan.

  • Daniel & Kate Johnston, Seagrove, North Carolina.

  • Dale & Cindy Wedig, Gwinn, Michigan.

  • Tom Donkers, Marquette, Michigan.

  • The Inkwell, Marquette, Michigan.

  • The Devos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University, Marquette , Michigan.

  • Mike Buck, Brighton, Michigan.

  • Temaki and Tea, Marquette, Michigan.

  • Provost Office, Northern Michigan Univesity, Marquette, Michigan.

  • Dylan Works, Bowling Green, Ohio.

  • New Age Tattoos, Marquette, Michigan.

 

Professional Associations

 

  • SNAG, Society of North American Goldsmiths, 2016- Present

  • AMA, Art Masters Assosiation, Eastern Michigan University, Marquette Michigan 2014-present

  • MSG, Michigan Silversmiths Guild, 2013-present

  • MABA, Michigan Artist Blacksmithing Association, 2012- present

  • Abana, The Artist Blacksmith’s Association Of North America, 2012- present

  • ASL, Art Students League, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan 2007-2012

2010 - present

2010 - present