George Jercich


George Jercich

Los Osos, CA, USA

ABOUT

GEORGE JERCICH – Artist/Professor Emeritus OCCUPATION: Professor of Art (1984 - 2011) California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California 93407 STUDIO: 2191 Lariat Drive Los Osos, California 93402 Studio = 805 528 6544 Cell = 805 704 4425 EDUCATION: Master of Fine Art - 1983 - San Jose State University, California RECENT EXHIBITIONS/Activities Vitreous Desert 2014 at Sage Gardens, Los Osos, CA. 2014 SJSU Centennial Exhibition-Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA. Holiday Show at Tiber Canyon Ranch 2013 Juried Sculpture SLAM at SLOMA 2013 Open Studio Tour 2013 ArtsObispo – October at my home/studio in Los Osos, CA. Juror’s Cash Award - Art Eco 2013 – Botanical Gardens of SLO, CA. 2013 Glass Birds at Alegria Wine and Ware in SLO CA. Tiber Canyon Ranch Annual Holiday Show November 2012 SLO CA. Panel discussion on Glass education is California – The Crucible, Oakland, CA. 50 years of Studio Glass in the USA Exhibition at the Crucible Oakland, CA. November 2012 Paso Robles Festival of the Arts = May 2012, Central Coast Sculptors Pavilion Arts Encore 2012 – fundraiser for San Marino Art Association, Huntington Library Art after Dark – The Aquarium – May 2012 – Alegria Wine and Ware SLO, CA Art in the Gardens April – August 2012 - Sage Botanical Gardens, Los Osos, CA Eco Art 2012 – April/May A Murder of Crows Botanical Garden of San Luis Obispo 1st Phantom Gallery 2012 – Juried - Quaglino Bldg. Downtown San Luis Obispo, CA. Gone Fishin’ One man Installation in the McMeen Gallery at the San Luis Art Museum November 2011 Open Studios Tours 2011- October – Home Studio in Los Osos, CA Sculpture SLAM 2011 (Juried) – August – San Luis Obispo Sculptors Group Art Museum of San Luis Obispo, SLO, CA Sculpture IS 2011– April – October - PVAC Arts Council – Sierra Azul Nursery Sculpture Gardens – Watsonville, CA. Connections with Nature II – San Luis Botanical Gardens – April – May 2011 Sage Nursery and Botanical Gardens Exhibit - March – May 2011 – Los Osos, CA 10th Annual SLO County Open Studios Tour 2010 – Arts Obispo – October 2010 Animal Narratives Exhibition – October 2010 – Art Museum of SLO Sculpture IS 2010 – May-October 2010-PVAC/Sierra Azul Nursery – Watsonville, CA 2nd Annual Paso Robles Arts Festival = May 2010 – Civic Center Park - Paso Robles 57TH Annual Saratoga Rotary Art Show – May 2010 – West Valley College Connections with Nature - March 2010, Botanical Gardens of San Luis Obispo, CA. 1ST Chanukah Holiday Show, Dec. 2009 -Sanctuary Beth David - San Luis Obispo, CA Facilitated lecture by Dale Chihuly Nov. 30 2009, at the Spanos Theatre, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Elemental/Thai American Exchange Project 2009 UAG, Cal Poly, SLO Arts Obispo Open Studios Tour 2009 Los Osos, CA Featured artist Creative Departures at The Loft Gallery above the Firefly, October/November 2011 Paso Robles, CA Art Faculty Show 2009 Creative Research Triennial UAG Cal Poly, SLO 1st Place cash award – Central Coast Sculptor’s Group (June 2009) (juried) Morro Bay Art Association Gallery, Morro Bay, CA 3rd Place cash award - Made in California Exhibition (March)2009 (juried) City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA Featured artist in the Gallery Cabinet = Birds SLO Art Center, March 2009 Crocker Kingsley Biennial 2009 (juried), Tsakapolous Central Library Sacramento, CA Featured artist in the Gallery Foyer = Fish SLO Art Center (December) 2008 20TH Annual California Glass Exchange Exhibition, Gallery 1048, Chico, CA OTHER EXPERIENCES/ATTAINMENTS From April 2011 and on going in 2013, I have been conducting lessons to glassblowing enthusiasts at my studio in Los Osos, CA Osher Life Learning Institute Lecturer October 2008/2009 Oxbow Summer School of the Arts- Art Institute of Chicago Visiting guest Artist & lecturer '95 thru '2012 Led Student Study Trips for Cal Poly Students to Thailand in Summer /97, Spring '99, Spring '01, and Spring '03 Faculty Participant - Swanton Ranch Studio Artist's Retreat Cal Poly Swanton Ranch Campus, 1999 - 2004 Advisor/co-advisor - Art Dept. Studio Art Club 1989 - 2007 Summer Glass Programs offered through the office of Cal Poly Extended Education – coordinator/lecturer1986 – 2009 Member of the Coordinating Committee, California Glass Exchange 1987 - 2013 - a Forum for discussion within the glass arts for students, scholars and practitioners on the West Coast

ARTIST TYPE

  • accept commissions
  • casting
  • architectural/public
  • glassblower
  • fusing/slumping

CONNECT

Business Name:
George Jercich Glass Sculpture
2191 Lariat Dr
Los Osos, CA 93402
http://gjercichenviros.blogspot.com