RESUME

 

RONALD D. DEWEY

 

LIGHT SCULPTURE WORKS

175 Meadowhill Lane

Moreland Hills, Ohio 44022

(216) 432-9907 | (216) 288-3194 | (216) 939-9420

 

Web site: http://www.lightsculptureworks.com

e-mail: sculptures7@sbcglobal.net

 

 

 EDUCATION

 

1968-1972                     BFA, Fine Arts Sculpture, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

1964-1968                     Commercial Art and Design, Famous Schools

 

1952-1956                     BA Cum laude, Industrial  Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

 

SCULPTURE COMMISSIONS

 

2005                             “Governor James M. Cox”,Cox Industries, Atlanta, GA, 7’-6”, Bronze.

 

2004                             Ludington Lumbering EraHarbor Park, Ludington, MI 25’ X10’X2’

2003-2004                     “ A Call to Service”  P&F of Ohio, three over life size figures, granite memorial, Columbus, OH

                                                              

2002-2003                      Ben and Mrs. Stafanski”, Founder, Third Federal Savings, Third Federal Savings Corporate Headquarters, Cleveland, OH, Over life size, bronze.

                                                              

 2001                             “The Guardian”  Fireman Memorial for the City of Euclid, OH   

                                    Over life size , Bronze

                                                              

1997                             “Draza Mihalouic” Memorial for Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Church, Parma, OH.  Over life size half figure , bronze ( Granite base by others)

 

1994                             “Julius” award for the University of Southern California School of Public Administration.  Awards to President George Bush and Colin Powell

 

                                    “Lauree P. Gearity Memorial” University Heights, OH  Three figures, life size, bronze.

                                                             

1994                             “Arthur B Model” 52” portrait relief for the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

 

                                    “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” Life size sculpture in bronze for Jacobs Field, Cleveland, OH

                                                            

1991                             “Starting an Eye Splice” Over life size whaler sculpture in bronze for Sowul Development Group, Concord, Ohio.

                                                            

1988                             “St. Peter and St. Paul   life size figures for St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Sarasota, FL ( Granite by others )

 

                                      “Firebird”  Commemorative sculpture in bronze for Grey Dance Studio, Painesville, OH.

 

1976                             “Two Nuns and a Child” For Sisters of Notre Dame, Toledo, OH.  Bronze

 

1974                              “Together We Dance Alone”  Ashtabula Art Center, Ashtabula, OH,  Bronze

 

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2002                             “The Invitational 2002”, Convention Center, Little Rock, AR.  1St. place, Three Dimensional.

 

2001                             “Home Grown” ,Brenda Kroos Gallery, Channel 3

 

2000                             “ Sculptures of the Millennium “ , Beachwood Center for the Arts

 

1999                             Two person show,  Arnold*Engman Fine Arts Gallery, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas

 

                                    National Juried Exhibition, Hot Springs Civic and Convention Center, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. Entry purchased for permanent collection.

 

                                      Midwestern  Sculpture Exhibition, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

 

1998                             The Cleveland Clinic Foundation NOVA art exhibit, Cleveland OH

 

1996                              “Art At the Power House” Fifth Anniversary Show, Cleveland, OH

 

                                    “Unrealized Vision Invitational”, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

 

1995                             “Spirit Reflections”  Two person sculpture exhibition at Art at The Powerhouse, Cleveland, OH

 

1993                             Agnon Show, Agnon school

 

1993                             Park Synagogue Invitational,  Cleveland, OH

           

1992                             “Midwestern Sculpture Exhibition”  South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN

 

1989                             National City Bank Atrium Gallery, Cleveland, OH

 

1982                             MT Sinai Invitational Show, Cleveland, OH

 

1981                             Massillon Museum, Massillon , OH

 

1980                             Sandusky Cultural Center, Sandusky, OH

 

1978-1980                     Cleveland Institute of Art faculty shows, Cleveland, OH

 

1978                             Studio Foundry Group shows: Lake Erie College, Cleveland, OH.

 

                                    Bonfoey’s on the Square, Cleveland, OH

 

1971                             One Person Show.  Wentworth’s Gallery, Rocky River, OH.

 

 AWARDS AND PATENTS

 

                                   


2010

Eugene H. Faehnle F.A.I.C.A. award, American Institute of Commemorative Art, for "Angel in Tears" memorial


1991                             Landscape Design Award, City of Mentor, OH

 

                                    for “Starting an Eye Splice” sculpture

 

1977                             Recognition of service to Artistic community by management of the ARTS Building, Cleveland, OH

 

1969                             3 M print job of the year and Readership award from Architectural record.

 

1962-1966                      Four patents on electromechanical equipment for the hospital field.

 

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

 

2001                             Euclid historical society, Euclid, OH,  Process talk and slides

 

                                    Cleveland State University , Casting Demonstration

 

1998-1999                     Cleveland Institute of Art Internship

 

1996                             Urban Land Institute tour for North Coast Tours, Inc.

 

                                    St. Leo the Great grade school, Cleveland , OH

 

1994                             Internship for Beaumont School

 

                                    Cleveland Institute of Art Night sculpture class, Tour

 

1991                             International Sculpture Center’s Tech Workshops  “Foundry Techniques and Tours

 

1990                             Ohio City Home and Art tour, Cleveland, OH.

                                     

1988                             Cleveland State University. Lecture/demo on  flexible mold making

 

1983                             Cleveland Museum of Art ,  Five Materials  Exhibitions and lecture series at Ursuline College and Beck Center, Cleveland OH

 

Cleveland State University, Lecture/demo on gating and investing.

 

1982                            Cleveland State University:  Lecture/demos on Lost Wax Casting,                                                 

                                    John Carroll University, Slide Talk

 

                                    Lorain Community College,  Lorain, OH. Slide talk on Lost Wax Casting

 

Hawkin School, Foundry tour

 

American Society for Metals, North Chicago Branch, Chicago, IL.  Lecture and slides

 

                                    Chicago Art Institute, Lecture and Demo on Lost Wax Art casting.  Chicago, IL

 

                                    American Powdered Metal Institute, Cleveland, OH chapter, Lecture and Slides

1981                             Cleveland Public Schools, OH. A Lecture Program for Schools,

 

1980                             Cleveland Institute of Art, Casting lecture for Enameling class

 

1979                             Cleveland State University, Patination Demo

 

1979                             Cuyahoga Community College, Western campus

 

                                    Slide talk on Lost Was Casting, Mold Making demo

 

                                    Jewish Community Center ,  Visitations and lecture

 

                                    Cleveland Institute of Art, Portfolio Day speaker    

           

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

1989 -present                Owner, Light Sculpture Works, Art Foundry and Studio,

                                     Cleveland, OH

 

1974-1989                     Owner and Manager The Studio Foundry, Art casting facility, Cleveland, OH

 

1983-1985                     Free Lance Product Designer,  Hedstrom Corporation, Alliance, OH

 

1978-1980                     Sculpture Instructor, Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland, OH

 

1972-1975                     Freelance  Product Designer, Affiliated Hospital          

                                    Products, St. Louis, Missouri

 

1970-1972                     Freelance Product Development, American Seating Company,
Grand Rapids, MI

 

1967-1970                     Graphics and Sales Promotion Manager, Educators

                                    Division, E.H. Hauserman Company, Tacoma, WA

 

1960-1967                     Director of Research and Development, Joerns Furniture Company,
Stevens Point, WI

 

1957-1960                     Product Development Engineer, Carrom Industries, Ludington, MI

                                   

 

ELECTED POSITIONS

 

2001-present                 Consultant, Harbor Park Commission, Ludington, MI

 

1998-present                 Trustee, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

 

1994                             Boston Mills Art Festival. Juror for selection of artists and awards.

 

1980                             Consultant for The Mildred Andrews Foundation;  Produced Sculptors list covering Western Reserve for selection process for Case Western Sculpture commissions. 

 

1978                             Jury Member for Ohio Arts Council for grant funding.

 

1976-77                         President, New Organization for the Visual Arts (Nova),Cleveland, OH