Leo Tecosky

Brooklyn, NY
 

www.leotecosky.com

leotecosky@gmail.com                                                                                                                                                                      

SOLO EXHIBITION

2016   Glass Wheel Studio, Norfolk, VA, Filthy Precision

2005   Ivy Brown Gallery, New York, NY Manifest Density

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   Pittsburgh Glass Center, Pittsburgh, PA, Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up With Sculpture             

           Wanted Design, Brooklyn, NY NYC X DESIGN

2015   The Actors Fund Art Center Brooklyn, NY, The People VS

           Collaboration with Jamal Jackson

2014   Ann St Gallery, Newburgh, NY, An Aberrant View

           Luminarte Gallery, Dallas, TX, International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

2013   Tally Beck Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY, ARTiculate Exhibition

           Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA, Spectra                                                            

           Armory Arts at Brooklyn Glass, Brooklyn, NY, Build and Destroy

                       Hot Glass Studio Performance

           Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Norfolk, VA, Carnival of Glass

2011   Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA, Occupy Norfolk (Hot Glass Studio Performance)            

          Stephen Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, Fragmentation          

           Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA, Floating World Projects                                

           Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, The Fluorescent Ball

           SOFA Exposition, New York, NY, Urban Glass Featured Artist

           SVA Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, MFA Thesis Show

2010   Freshthetic Brooklyn, NY, Bullets and Love III

2009   Exhibit A Gallery, Corning, NY, Luminous Evidence

           Exit Underground, New York, NY, Model Citizens N

2008   Ivy Brown Gallery, New York, NY, The Seed and The Soil

            LIU Humanities Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Urban Glass Instructors’ Show

2007   Parish Gallery-Georgetown, Washington, DC, Reclaiming African Iconography    

2006   Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Artists of Urban Glass

           SOFA Exposition, Chicago, IL, Urban Glass Featured Artist    

2005   The Gallery at High Street Design, Milleville, NJ, Work It

2000   MONA: Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, CA, Evolving Light

RESIDENCIES & AWARD

2016   Pittsburgh Glass Center, In Residence 2016, Pittsburgh, PA

           Urban Glass, Artist Talk, Brooklyn, NY

2015   IKKG Institute for Glass and Ceramics, Hohr-Grenhauzen, Germany, Visiting Artist

2012   University of Wisconsin, Stephen’s Point, Wisconsin, Visiting Artist

           Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, Visiting Artist

2011   Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, Visiting Glass Artist

                       (also 2006, 2009 and 2010)

           Floating World Projects, Boston, MA, International Collaborative Residency

           Urban Glass Visiting Artist Fellowship, New York, NY

2010   The Studio at Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, Instructor Collaborative

           Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey, Collaborative Residency

2006   Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA, Nominee: Outstanding Teaching Assistance

2004   Museum of Luminous Phenomenon, Alfred, NY, Resident Artist

EDUCATION

MAY 2011    School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, MFA in Fine Art                                                                                                                

MAY 2003    Alfred University, Alfred, NY, BA in Fine Art: Concentration in Stone and                                             Metal Sculpture and Neon Art

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016               Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

                       Instructor, Iconoplasticity, Glass and Neon

2011-Now     School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

                       Instructor, Sculpture Workshop at Brooklyn Glass

2008-Now     Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

                       Adjunct Faculty, Glass Department

                       Lecturer, Istanbul, Turkey, “East Meets West: An Intersection of Art”                

2006-12         Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

                       Co-Instructor with Beth Lipman “Icon/Our Con: Exploration of Imagery”                                                                                                                       Instructor “From Within Out: the Graal"

                       Teaching Assistant for Ingalena Klenell and Beth Lipman “Building Walls,                                                                    Breaking Barriers”

2005-11         New York University, New York, NY

                       Advisor, Independent Study Courses

                       Lecturer, Neon Workshops

                       Teaching Assistant, “Projects in Sculpture”

2005-10         Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

                       Instructor, Beginner through Advanced Workshops

2008-12         The Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY                                 

                       Co-Instructor with Erica Rosenfeld “Designing through Murrine”

 

2004-8           Pilchuck Glass School, Pilchuck, WA                                                                                                                                        Teaching Assistant to Fred Tschida “Casting Light”

                       Teaching Assistant to Thurman Statom “More Constructo!”         

                       Teaching Assistant to Fred Tschida and Ruth King “Light: The Outer Limits”

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Glass Quarterly “Three Questions with Leo Tecosky” August 2016

ArtLight-Magazine “Turned On: Lighting Hooks Up with Sculpture” June 2016

Glass Art Vol, 30 no. 2, Spring 2015

Nothing into Something “The Rare Earths FLUORESCENT BALL” June 2011

Pilchuck Glass School Annual Auction

Urban Glass Auction Catalogue

Glass Quarterly no. 104, Fall 2006

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008-Now     Brooklyn Glass, Brooklyn, NY, Lead Gaffer/Designer

                       Fabricate custom glasswork for NYC area artists and designers

2005-Now     Freelance Glass Fabricator, Brooklyn, NY, Independent Glass Maker

                       Collaborate with area designers and artists in creating and fabricating                                         custom and production blown glasswork

2008-Now     Floating Worlds Project, Brooklyn, NY, Office and Project Manager

                       Non-profit for art and education

2005              Klenell Studio, Sunne, Sweden, Studio Manager, Glassblowing Assistant      

                       Assisted in glassware production, sculpture installation

2004              Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ, Studio Assistant