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Ed Pennebaker
Red Fern Glass
Ed Pennebaker
428 CR 9351
Green Forest, AR 72638
Phone: 870-553-2592
E-mail: ed@redfernglass.com
Website: www.RedFernGlass.com
Red Fern Glass is an individual art glass studio. All the glass is made by Ed Pennebaker. Ed has had works installed in many private and public buildings including the Fred W. Smith Conference center on the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences campus in Little Rock, Arkansas. His work has been shown at SOFA Chicago by Function Art Gallery. Chandeliers by Ed were awarded the "Excellence in LIghting" award at the Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show and chosen to exhibit in the 2001 Hsinchu International Glass Art Festival in Hsinchu, Taiwan. His work was chosen in 1993 for the White House Crafts Collection. He has sold glass in major museum shops and galleries nationwide.

Education:Emporia State University,
Emporia, Kansas-M.A.1978, B.F.A.1977
Current residence: in the woods near
Osage, Arkansas

1985-present: Owner/Glassmaker
at Red Fern Glass
1983-85: Employed by
Hale Farm and Village, Bath, Ohio,
glassworks assistant,
produced replicas of early
Midwestern glass c.1800-1850
1981-83: Artist-In-The -Schools,
Liberal, Kansas

Arkansas Craft School (Blown Glass)
Eureka Springs School of the Arts
(Blown Glass)
Arkansas State University,
Mountain Home campus (Art History)
Garden CIty Community College
(Screen Printing, Airbrush Painting)

Workshops Attended:
2009: Bronze Casting, Hank Kaminsky, Fayetteville, AR
2008: Metal Sculpture, Jim Wallace, Eureka Springs School of Art
2005: Pewtersmithing, William Derrevere, Eureka Springs School of Art
2004: Bronze Casting, Terra Studios, Fayetteville, Arkansas
2001: Glass Casting, Peter Keough, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
1995: "Marblemaking with Ro Purser" Appalachian Center for the Crafts
1982: "Summervail" with Sonja Blomdahl, Colorado Mountain College
1981: "Summervail" with Benjamin Moore, Colorado Mountain College

Selected Exhibits/honors/awards
-"Concatenations, Connections", E Street Gallery, Fayetteville, AR, August 2011
-"Group Show", Leopold Gallery, Kansas City, MO, June-July 2011
-"MOAK 4-State Regional Exhibition 2010", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO Nov.2010-Jan. 2011
-"Sculpture at The River Market", Little Rock, AR, October, 2010
-"Fifth Annual Arkansas Sculpture Invitational Show & Sale, Morrilton, AR, June 2010
-"Featured Artist", E Street Gallery, Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, AR, May 2010
-"Architectural Digest Home Design Show, NY, NY, March 2010 (represented by Patrajdas Contemporary)
-"52nd Annual Delta Exhibition", Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, January-March 2010
-"Color And Light", Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL, March-April 2009
-"Springfield Hot Glass", First Friday Gallery Walk, Springfield, MO, October 3, 2008
-"Looking Through the Glass", Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR, June 28-July26, 2008
-"Reconstructing Art Walk", Crystal Bridges at the Massey, Bentonville, AR, May 15-July 27, 2008
-"Double Feature", Hot Glass by Pennebaker and Karg, Zark's, Eureka Springs, AR, May 17, 2008
-"Fire and Form: The Magic of Glass", The Glass Menagerie, Corning New York, June-October 2007
-"Fire & Ice", Karg Art Glass, Kechi, Kansas, October 2006-January 2007
-"SOFA Chicago", October 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Chicago, Illinois, represented by Function+Art Gallery
-"Seeing Things in a Different Light", Oct 22-Dec 31, 2004, River Market Artspace, Little Rock, AR
-"Glass Invitational '04", February 2004, Chicago, Illinois, Function+Art Gallery
-"The Eclectic Electric", Function+Art Gallery, Chicago, IL, Sept. 5-Oct. 4, 2003
-Guild Sourcebook, "The Artful Home, Furniture,Sculpture, and Objects", 2003
-"A Glass Act 2003" Function+Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, March 2003
-Philadelphia Furniture and Furnishings Show, April 2002, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania "Excellence in Lighting Award"
-2002 Invitational, Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, Best of Show
-2001 Hsinchu International Glass Arts Festival, Hsinchu Municipal Glass Art Museum, Hsinchu, Taiwan
-First Class Gather of Glass, Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Shop, Neenah, Wisconsin, chosen to produce 2001 commemorative ornament.
-"A Glass Act 2001: The Prism Collection", Prism Contemporary Glass, Pontiac, Michigan, April-May 2001
-"A Glass Act 2000: The Prism Collection", Function Art, Pontiac, Michigan, April-May 2000
-"Hot & Cool", a traveling exhibition of contemporary glass by Exhibits, USA , 1999-2001.
-"The Arkansas Exhibition", an exhibit of Arkansas Artists in the newly constructed Statehouse Convention Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, July 1999-January 2000.
-"Group Show", Legacy Fine Arts Gallery, Hot Springs, Arkansas, April-June 1999
-"The All Arkansas Cup Exhibition", The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas,
Nov. 22, 1998-Jan. 3, 1999
-Ornament chosen for White House Christmas Tree, Washington, D.C. 1998
-Chosen for the White House Crafts Collection, Washington, D.C. (and other venues) 1993
-Listed in "Top Traditional Craftsman" by Early American Homes magazine every year 1987-2000. (a juried list of craftsmen producing early American replicas)