Marina Shaltout | | (309) 287-0347 | Birthdate: 04 July 1991 


2015          Graduate Studies (spring):  New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2014          BFA: Metals & Minor in Art History: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Teaching/residencies/professional experience

2016          Residency: The Creative Centre:  Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland

                  Art Instructor: Home Sweet Home Mission, Bloomington, IL

                   Art Vendor: Boneyard Arts Festival, Champaign, IL

2015          Graduate Assistant: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

                  Vice President of Metals Club: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

2014          Visiting Artist Lecture: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

                  Residency: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

                  Workshop: Basic Leather Tooling, Staining, and Dyeing, UTEP Fine Arts Building, El Paso, TX

                  Workshop: Basic Leather Tooling, Staining, and Dyeing, Williams Hall, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

                  Workshop: Basic Leather Tooling, Staining, and Dyeing, Sugar Creek Arts Festival, Normal, IL                         

                  Internship: McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL                


2015         Windgate Scholarship

Art Olympia 2015 Prize Winner

SNAG 2015 Conference Student Scholarship

2014          Outstanding Senior Award in Metal

James R. and Dorothy Shipley Award

2013-14    College of Fine and Applied Arts Resident Tuition Waiver

                 Ivan and Barbara Viest Scholarship

                 Lois Marie Orr Scholarship

2013          Dean's List (spring and fall)

2010-11      Eva & Jra Carroll Scholarship

2011-12      Lydia E. Parker Bates Scholarship

                   College of Fine and Applied Arts Talented Student scholarship-Art & Design

2011           James Scholar (spring and fall)

2010           Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Society

 National Society of Collegiate Scholars


2015          Blau:  Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

                   Art Olympia: Living National Treasure Museum, Tokyo Japan

                   Beyond Borders: Towson University, Towson MD

                   Create: Adorn Exhibition of Contemporary Jewelry and Metalwork:  Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem NC

                    Red Dot Gallery Summer 2015 Show,  Red Dot Gallery, Santa Fe NM

                    Momentum: Juried Student Exhibition, 2015 SNAG Conference, Boston MA

                    NMSU Juried Student Show, University Art Gallery, Las Cruces NM

                     Yuma Student Show, Yuma Art Gallery, Yuma AZ

2014             New Mexico State University BFA and Visiting Artist Exhibition, Wells Hall, Las Cruces NM

                     The Tiny Art Show, Art Obscura Gallery, Las Cruces NM

                     University of Illinois BFA Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign IL

                     H&:  Link Gallery, Champaign, IL

                     Interactive Red Carpet Exhibition: A Night of Glamor and Gold, 2014 SNAG Conference, Minneapolis MN

                     Open Field Running: Juried Student Exhibition, 2014 SNAG Conference, Minneapolis MN

2013             Zoom Symposium Attendee Exhibition

                      School of Fine Arts, Indiana University at Bloomington IN

                       EnCompass Student Exhibition, Link Gallery, Champaign IL

                       Holding Place: A Repository of Containers and Vessels by Metalsmiths Around the World,  The Ganoksin Project, online


2012                Redefine|Refine Student Exhibition, Link Gallery, Champaign IL

2011                 Material World, Link Gallery, Champaign IL

 Published reviews of my work 

2015                  The Creative Process on Display, by Daniel Wirtheim. Triad City Beat, published 15 July 2015


 Workshops taken

2014                    Ruudt Peters: Face Now, Ravenstein, the Netherlands

                            Kate Anderson: Fiber Knotting Processes,  University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

2013                    Jessica Calderwood: Painting with Enamel, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL  

                             Nicole Jacquard: A Piece a Day, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlingburg, TN

                             Tom Muir: Taxidermy, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

                              Nisa Blackmon: Forming through Tab Construction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

2012                      Andrea Kennington: Micro-forming, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

                               Frank Turley: Blacksmithing, Turley Forge, Santa Fe, NM

                               Cynthia Toops: Polymer Clay, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

2011                        Paul Scott: Ceramic Decal and Printing on Enamel   University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

 Conferences and symposiums attended    

2015                        SNAG Impact, Boston, MA

                                Yuma Symposium, Yuma, AZ

2014                        SNAG From Grains to Gold, Minneapolis, MN

2013                        Zoom Symposium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013                        SNAG Meta-Mosaic in Toronto, ON Canada


Society of North American Goldsmiths