Resume

Mandy Stapleford
Artist, Author, Entrepreneur
PO Box 477 Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
studio 575.776.2506
cell 575.613.6911
mandy@mandystapleford.com

Work Experience

  • 1989-Present Professional Working Fine Artist
  • 2018-Present Represented by Ennui Gallery, Taos, NM 2009-Present Owner and creator of The Quoted Cup
  • 2014-Present Creator, producer and narrator of Good News Good Planet Radio
  • 2017 Author: “From Artistic to Entrepreneur” (pen name Mandy Lee)
  • 2001-2019 Studio Assistant to Glass Artist Mary Shaffer
  • 2014-2017 Archivist for Ken Price Inc., Taos, NM
  • 2002-2011 Ceramic Studio Assistant to Ken Price, Taos, NM
  • 2011-2013 Co-Founder of Teatro Serpiente theater troupe; Producer of multiple Shakespeare productions, Taos, NM
  • 2009-2012 Co-Founder and Co-Producer of four ‘SEED’ Art and Education Projects

Selected Art Exhibitions

  • 2020 Solo Exhibition Taos Center for the Arts Encore Gallery
  • 2020 “Windows on the Future” – Taos Installation, The Paseo and Vital Spaces
  • 2020 “Portraits in Social Isolation”, Taos Center for the Arts Online Exhibition
  • 2019 Solo Exhibition Ennui Gallery
  • 2019 Millicent Rogers Miniatures Show
  • 2018 Millicent Rogers Miniatures Show
  • 2015 The Taos Select at Taos Fall Arts
  • 2014 Millicent Rogers Miniatures Show
  • 2013 Millicent Rogers Miniatures Show
  • 2012 ‘SEED 4’, The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM (Co-Founder, Co-Curator, Exhibitor) www.seedtaos.org
  • 2011 ‘SEED 3’, The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM (Co-Founder, Co-Curator, Exhibitor)
  • 2010 ‘New Mexico Art in Public Places’ Winner
  • 2010 ‘SEED 2’, The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM (Co-Founder, Co-Curator, Exhibitor)
  • 2010 ‘The Beastie Show’, Rottenstone Gallery, Arroyo Seco, NM
  • 2010 ‘Taos Invites Taos’, Fall Arts Exhibition, Taos, NM
  • 2010 ‘Sacred Blue’, Rane Gallery, Taos, NM
  • 2010 ‘Marionettes’, Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
  • 2010 ‘Collect: Inside Eight’, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2009 ‘SEED’, The Stables Gallery, Taos, NM (Co-Founder, Co-Curator, Exhibitor)
  • 2009 ‘Taos Invites Taos’, Fall Arts Exhibition, Taos, NM
  • 2009 ‘New Mexico Art in Public Places’ winner, New Mexico Only Purchase Initiative
  • 2008 ‘The Taos Open’, 1st Place Blue Ribbon winner, Ceramics
  • 2008 ‘TAO’, Open Studio Tour, Taos, NM
  • 2007 ‘The Taos Open’, Fall Arts Exhibition, Taos, NM
  • 2007 ‘Local Color’, Taos Country Club, Taos, NM
  • 2007 ‘Studio and Grove Show’, Des Montes, NM
  • 2007 The Trading Post, Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • 2006 ‘The Others’, Cañon Road Gallery, Taos, NM
  • 2006 ‘Celebration of Clay’, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2006 ‘The Taos Open”, Taos, NM
  • 2006 Studio Show, Des Montes, NM
  • 2005 Miniatures, Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos, NM
  • 2005 Artists for Youth, Studio Tours, Taos, NM
  • 2005 ‘The Taos Open’, Taos, NM
  • 2004 Solo Show, Maravilla Gallery, Taos, NM
  • 2004 The Trading Post, Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • 1995 ‘Stapleford/Lapolla’, Artspace 534, Stroudsburg, PA
  • 1995 ‘Corridor 95’, Contemporary Arts Corridor, Easton, PA
  • 1994 ‘Sculpture on the Creek II’, Martins Creek, PA
  • 1994 ‘From the Reconstruction Series’, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 Stapleford/Kachmar, Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA
  • 1993 ‘Sculpture on the Creek I’, Martins Creek, PA
  • 1991 Group Show, The Artistry, Housatonic, MA
  • 1990 ‘ACX Group Show’, Joy Berman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Interviews / Podcasts

  • 2019 “Good News, Good Planet and other Tidbits with Mandy Stapleford, by James Nave’ / Twice 5 Miles Radio
  • Publications
  • 2020 “A Nobility of Beasts”, A Ceramic Narration of Beastial Assemblage, Mandy Stapleford
  • 2019 “Good News Good Planet”, Taos Magazine 2013 “Do the Time Warp Again”, Taos News Tempo 2013 “Etsy Gives Taos Artists Global Market Space”
  • 2012 “Remarkable Women of Taos”, Taos News Magazine / Women of Taos
  • 2012 “Teatro Serpiente Does Shakespeare”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2012 “Tightrope Walking”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2012 “Growing Concern – SEED 4”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2012 “SEED Exhibition Engages In the Beginning of Everything” Taos News / Education
  • 2011 “A Precarious Balance: Creative Women in Taos”, Published Book
  • 2011 “Shakespeare in Des Montes”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2011 “Creative Harvest”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2009 “SEED – Origins of Life, Ideas and Everything”, Taos News Tempo 2008 “United Front – Taos Artist Organization”, Taos News Tempo / Upfront 2008 “Creative Spirit”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2007 “Horned Gateways Studio Opening”, Taos News Tempo / Creative Edge
  • 2006 “Clay Molds the Spirit for Taos Artist”, Taos News Tempo
  • 2006 “Critter Creations”, Taos News / Creative Edge
  • 1994 “Sculpture on the Creek – This Week in Easton”, The Morning Call Newspaper, Easton, PA
  • 1994 “Finding the Demons in All of Us”, Ergo Magazine, Stroudsburg, PA
  • 1994 “Sculpture on The Creek – Pleasant Setting, Lovely Art”, The Express Times, Easton, PA

Education

  • 2006 Portrait Painting with Conrad Cooper, University of New Mexico 2005 Woodworking for Furniture with James Rannefeld,
  • University of New Mexico
  • 2004 Post-Firing Techniques with Gretchen Ewart, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1990 Clay and Glaze Technology, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA 1988 BFA in Ceramics, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1985 Graphics and Ceramics, University of Delaware
  • 1984 Foundations Program scholarship winner, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA