Resume
Lisa Slovis Mandel

 
Education:  
1998 MFA, San Diego State University
1998 summer Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, California
1997 summer Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
1995 BFA, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Employment/Teaching Experience:
2008-Present Continuing Education – Point Loma, CA , Lecturer
1999-Present

Southwestern Community College, Chula Vista, CA - Lecturer

2008 Metals Edge Studio, Scottsdale, AZ – Workshop lecturer
2008 San Diego Bead Society – Mingei Museum, San Diego, CA – Lectured and taught a workshop
2008 Stellar Technical – Long Beach , CA – Workshop lecturer
2001-2005 Instructor, Design Dynamics
Coronado School of the Arts - Coronado, CA
2005 Metals Edge Studio, Scottsdale, AZ – Workshop lecturer
2004-2005 Hoover High School - San Diego, CA - Workshop Lecturer, as part of the
SNAG MOGHS Grant
2004 Women's Jewelry Association - San Diego, CA - Workshop Lecturer
2004 Mendocino Arts Center - Mendocino, CA - Workshop Lecturer
2003 Irvine Fine Arts Center - Irvine, CA - Workshop Lecturer
2000 MASSC (Metals Art Society of Southern California), workshop lecturer,
Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA. - Metalsmithing Lecturer
1997-2000 Taboo Studio-San Diego, CA - Gallery Staff
1998-1999 San Diego State University School of Art, Design, and Art History - Lecturer
Publication of Work:
2010 -Author of “Pewter Studio” , published by Lark Books (scheduled for Release May 2010)
2008 -Artful Home Catalog- Fall Cover
2007

-South Florida Sun-Sentinal, Saturday, November 24, 2007, page
-Estates West, Holiday 2007, pg 26Beach and Bay Press, Volume 19, Number 9 page 7
-Telluride Magazine, winter/spring 2006-2007, page 47
-NICHE Magazine, Spring 2007, page 76
-Home Décor Buyer, January 2007, page 52

2006 -American Style, February 06, pg 91
2005 -Niche Magazine, Autumn 2005, pg 32
-“Crafters Coast to Coast”, Home and Garden Network, May 16, 2005
2004 -Ornament, Vol. 27, Spring 2004, pg 6, 9, 38-41
-American Art Collector, Alcove Books, pg159
-The Craft of Silversmithing, By Alex Austin, Lark Books, pg 7
-The Detroit Jewish News, February 2004, pg 75
-Ranch and Coast magazine, November 2004, pg 48
2003 -San Diego Jewish Journal, December 2003, pg 94
-Where New York Magazine, December 2003, pg 14
-San Diego Home and Garden, March 2003, pg 52
-Baltimore Jewish Times, February 21, 2003, Page 63
-The Artful Home, Furniture, Sculpture, and Objects, pg 133, 238
2002 -The Orange County Register, August 18, 2002, pg 28
-Crafts Report, August 2002, page 58
-Giftware News, March 2002, page 42
2001 -New York Times, December 6, 2001, Section F page 11
-Celebrated Living- On Flight magazine by American Airlines, Winter 2001, page 44
-The Independent - August 7, 2001, Section A page 10
-The Intermountain Jewish News - August 3, 2001, Section B page 16
2000 -Oakland Press - Friday September 22, 2000, Section E, page 2
-San Francisco Jewish Chronicle - August 4, 2000, Vol. 104, No. 30, page 32
1999 -The Charlotte Jewish News - December 1999. Vol.21, No.11, Page 22
-The San Diego Jewish Times - November 25, 1999, Vol. 27, No. 25, page 21
-The Detroit Jewish News - May 28, 1999, Vol. CXV, No. 14, pages 3, 70-71
-The American Silversmithing Journal - 1998 Annual
1996 "Metalsmith" Magazine, 1996 Exhibition in Print, Volume 16, Number 4
Honors and Awards:
2008 -Scottsdale Arts Festival, Third Place, Scottsdale, AZ
2007 -Scottsdale Arts Festival, Second Place, Scottsdale, AZ
-Niche Award Winner, Metal Holloware, NICHE Magazine, Philadelphia, PA
2006 -Niche Award Winner, Judaica, Philadelphia, PA
-Scottsdale Arts Festival, First Place, Scottsdale, AZ
2004 -American Crafts Council Show Juror, New York City, NY
-Scottsdale Arts Festival Second Place, Scottsdale, AZ
-Recipient of the SNAG Moghs Grant (Soceity of North American Minority Ourtreach High School Grant)
2002 -American Crafts Council Show Juror, Albany NY
2001 -Beverly Hills Affair in the Gardens First Place, Beverly Hills, California
-Scottsdale Arts Festival Third Place, Scottsdale, Arizona
2000 Affair in the Gardens Honorable Mention , Beverly Hills, California
1998 -The American Silversmithing Student Competition Honorable Mention -Society of American Silversmiths, RI
-The Paul A. Lingren Memorial Scholarship - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1997 -California Metals Guild Award - California Works Competition, Sacramento, CA
-Award of Merit - California Works Competition, Sacramento, CA
-The Art Council Scholarship - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
-The Paul A. Lingren Memorial Scholarship - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1996 -The Patricia Clapp Scholarship - San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
-S'west Award- New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
-The Continuing Higher Education Grant- New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
1994-1995 The Edith L. Gilbertson Scholarship - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1993-1994 The Ethel Odgood Merit Scholarship - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Exhibitions:
2009 -Little and Large Exhibit, Invitational, San Diego, CA, Gemological Institute of America & La Jolla Contemporary Gallery
2008 -Scottsdale Arts Festival, Juried, Scottsdale, AZ
-Teapot Exhibit – Cedar Creek Gallery, Creedmore, NC
2007 -Union for Reformed Judaism Biennial – San Diego, Ca
-Crafts, Cocktails, and Candy Canes – Design Within Reach, San Diego, CA
-Birmingham Art Festival – Juried, Birmingham, MI
-Sausalito Arts Festival – Juried, Sausalito, CA
-ACRE – American Craft Retailers Exhibition, Juried, Las Vegas, NV
-Scottsdale Arts Festival, Juried, Scottsdale, AZ
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, Baltimore, MD
-Buyer’s Market of American Craft, Juried, Philadelphia, PA
2006 -One Woman Show, National Ornamental Metal Museum – Memphis TN
-San Diego Musuem of Art Artists Guild – Juired, San Diego, CA
-Birmingham Art Festival – Juried, Birmingham, MI
-Sausalito Arts Festival – Juried, Sausalito, CA
-American Craft Council Show – Juried, San Francisco, CA
-Cherry Creek Arts Festival - Juried, Denver, CO
-Scottsdale Arts Festival - Juried, Scottsdale, AZ
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, Baltimore, MD
-Buyer's Market of American Craft - Juried, Philadelphia, PA
-Bag and Shoe Show - Thomas Mann Gallery, Invitational, New Orleans, LA
2005 -Crafts Park Avenue- Juried, New York, NY
-Judaic Artisans Exhibit - Juried, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA
-Mandel & Mandel Show – San Diego, CA
-La Jolla Arts Festival – Juried, La Jolla, CA
-Scottsdale Arts Festival -  Juried, Scottsdale, AZ
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, Baltimore, MD
-Buyer’s Market of American Craft, Juried, Philadelphia, PA
2004 -Crafts Park Avenue- Juried, New York, NY
-Tzedekah Box, Jewish Community Center, Invitational, West Bloomfield, MI
-Judaic Artisans Exhibit - Juried, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA
-Personal Affects, UCSD Crafts Center, Invitational, La Jolla, CA
-Tzedekah, Jewish Community Center, Invitational, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
-The Martini Show, Thomas Mann Gallery, Invitational, New Orleans, LA
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, Baltimore, MD
-Judaica Art & Jewelry Fair, Juried, Detroit, MI
-La Jolla Arts Festival-Juried, La Jolla, CA
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, San Francisco, CA
-Long Beach Museum of Art, Art Show, Juried, Long Beach, CA
-Sausalito Arts Festival, Juried, Sausalito, CA
-Art in the Park, Birmingham, MI
-"To Life", Judaica Festival, Palo Alto, CA
-Sausalito Festival at Sea, Invitational, Baja Coast, Mexico
2003 -Crafts Park Avenue- Juried, New York, NY
-Union of Hebrew Congregations Biennial - Minneapolis, MN
-Judaic Artisans Exhibit - Juried, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA
-Birmingham Art Festival - Jury Exempt, Birmingham, MI
-Sausalito Arts Festival - Juried, Sausalito, CA
-Cherry Creek Arts Festival- Juried, Denver, CO
-Santa Monica Contemporary Crafts Market - Juried, Santa Monica, CA
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, St Paul, MN
-Yom Hazikaron Festival - Jewish Community Center, San Diego, CA
-Scottsdale Arts Festival - Juried, Scottsdale, AZ
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, Baltimore, MD
2002 -2002 Judaic Artisans Exhibit - Juried, Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA
-SOFA - Invitational represented by Functionart Gallery, Chicago, IL
-Ornamental - Invitational, Thomas Mann Design
-SoCal 2002: A Studio Jewelry Exhibition -Invitational, Irvine, CA
-Vessels, Boxes & Baskets - Invitational, Function + Art, Chicago, IL
-Contemporary Judaica - Invitational, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY
-Birmingham Art Festival - Jury Exempt, Birmingham, MI
-Port Clinton Arts Festival - Highland Park , IL
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, San Francisco, CA
-Cherry Creek Arts Festival- Juried, Denver, CO
-La Jolla Arts Festival-Juried, La Jolla California
-Beverly Hills Affair In the Gardens- Juried, Beverly Hills, California
-Skirball Cultural Center, Audrey's- Solo Visiting Artist, Los Angeles, California
-Scottsdale Arts Festival - Juried, Scottsdale, Arizona
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, Baltimore, Maryland
2001 -"Our Spirit, Our Art", Agency for Jewish Education, San Diego, California
-"Door Post Project", Jewish Community Center New York, New York
-Faculty Exhibition, Southwestern College, Chula Vista California
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, San Francisco, California
-Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Juried,Cherry Creek, Colorado
-La Jolla Festival Of the Arts and Food Faire, Juried, La Jolla, California
-Beverly Hills Affair in the Gardens, Juried, Beverly Hills, California
-Scottsdale Arts Festival - Juried, Scottsdale, Arizona
-American Craft Council Show - Juried, Baltimore, Maryland
2000 -Judaica Show, Boulder Arts and Crafts Cooperative, Boulder, Colorado
-Menorah Show, Middleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, Oregon
-Architecture to Wear, Thomas Mann Gallery, New Orleans , Lousianna
-Menorah Exhibition, Invitational, Troy Michigan
-Beverly Hills Affair in the Gardens, Juried, Beverly Hills, California
-Birmingham's Art in the Park , Juried, Birmingham, Michigan
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, San Francisco, California
-Contemporary Metal: Art for the Table - Invitational, www.guild.com
-American Craft Council Show, Juried, Baltimore, Maryland
-Group Exhibit - Taboo Studio, San Diego, California
1999 -American Craft Council Show - Juried, Charlotte , NC
-"Holidazzle National Silver Invitational" - Juried, KT Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
-"Faculty 2000" - Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
-"Playful Intent"- Juried, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MS
-"Kos Chaim - A Cup of Life" - The Margolis Gallery, Houston, TX
-Salt and Pepper Shaker Show - YAW Gallery, Birmingham, MI
-"Pieces that Serve" - YAW Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1998 -Menorah Show - Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, MA
-Faculty Exhibition - San Diego Sate University, San Diego, CA
Trade Affiliations:

SNAG - Society of North American Goldsmiths
ACC - American Craft Council
SDMAG - San Diego Museum Artists Guild
DAG - Decorative Arts Guild
WJA - Women's Jewelry Association, San Diego Scholarship Chairperson
& WJA National Scholarship Chairperson

MJSA - Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America