Craig Randich

Education:

2007              Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Arizona State University, Herberger Institute of Design and Art,
                     Tempe, AZ

2003              Associate of Fine Arts, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

 

Awards and Honors:

2007              Herberger Institute for Design and Art, Studio Award, Tempe, AZ

2006 - 2007    Invited to participate in graduate level studio courses, Herberger Institute for Design and Art, Tempe, AZ

2006              Herberger Institute for Design and Art Studio Award, Tempe, AZ

2005              Finalist for Phoenix Temporary Art Project, Phoenix, AZ

2005              Herberger Institute for Design and Art, Studio Award, Tempe, AZ

2000 – 2005   Dean’s Lists, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2000              First Place for Drawing, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2010              Building Materials. Eye Lounge, Phoenix, AZ

2010              9AM TO 5PM.  Eye Lounge, Phoenix, AZ

2009              Arch.  Night Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2007              Untitled. Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions:

2006               Phototaxis:  Come to the Light.  Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2006               Small and Beautiful. Wet Paint Gallery, Tempe, AZ

2005               Manhole Covers.  Tempe Public Library, Tempe, AZ

                                   

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2007               BFA Exhibition.  Gallery 100, Tempe AZ

2006               Models and Mechanisms.  Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2006               Off the Wall: Tableaux and Institutions.  Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2006               Recognition Implies Fulfillment: Installations.  Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2005               Melting Point: A Cold War Flash Forward. Ice House Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2005               Multiplicity: Work in Metal.  Step Gallery, Tempe, AZ

 

Public Art Commissions:

2013               Light. In Flux (Cycle Three), Temporary store front installation, Chandler, AZ

2012               Drain.  In Flux (Cycle Two), Temporary store front installation, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Commissions:

2010-2012       Broken Back II. Wall sculpture commission for Private Collector, Tucson, AZ

 

Artist Talks:

2014                Artist Talk, Artist’s Studio, Phoenix, AZ

2013                Artist Talk, Light, In Flux (Cycle Three), Chandler AZ

2012                Artist Talk, Drain, In Flux (Cycle Two), Scottsdale, AZ

 

Workshops:

2002                Glass Blowing Workshop, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL

 

Bibliography:

2013                Sonja Haller, Going from drab to fab, The Arizona Republic, June 25, 2013

2013                Sculptor Craig Randich is working on this piece, “Light”, AZ Central

2013                Chandler Participates in In Flux Temporary Public Art Initiative, http://www.chandleraz.gov/newsrelease.aspx?N_UID=2435

2010                Claire Patterson Blome, Gallery Negotiates Reduced Rent Artist Storefronts in Scottsdale, Niche Magazine, June 28, 2010

2010                Niki D’Andrea, Pop Art: For Some Local Artists, the Bad Economy is Good News, Phoenix New Times, June 24, 2010

2010                Lilian Menconi, Bentley Gallery in Scottsdale Works to Revive Marshall Way, Phoenix New Times, March 24, 2010

2010                Judy Harper, Gallery and Museum Events, Phoenix Home and Garden, February 2010

2009                Lilia Menconi, Arty Girl: Bentley + eye lounge = BFF’s, Phoenix New Times, December 18, 2009

2009                Kristie Cowles, Tempe Marketplace presents ASU Night Gallery, Scottsdale Chronicle, March 2, 2009

2006                Dan Collins: Flooding Phoenix, Installation Overview,
                       http://www.public.asu.edu/~dan53/new_american_city/flooding_phoenix_overview.html

 

Teaching Experience:

2006                Teaching Assistant to Professor Jim White, Architectural Studies, Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and Art,                                                            
                       Tempe, AZ.  Assisted and participated in class critiques, assisted students one-on-one with assignments from beginning to end, and
                       grading.

 

Professional Experience:

2012-Present    Co-Founder and Manager, Studios at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.  Managed day-to-day operations of six studio spaces

2011-Present    Sales associate, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2011-Present    Registrar, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix and former Scottsdale, AZ location.  Registration of incoming and outgoing artwork, maintenance of
                       gallery inventory, scheduling of documentation of artwork, and supervise gallery assistants

2007-Present    Head Preparator, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix and former Scottsdale, AZ location.  Oversee the shipping, unpacking, condition reports, and
                       storage of incoming and outgoing artwork, installation of exhibitions, Art Fair preparation and planning, building maintenance, and
                       supervise gallery assistants

2010-2011       Co-Founder and Manager, Marshall Way Pop-Up Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ.  Managed day-to-day operations of five gallery/studio spaces

2006                Studio Assistant to Artist Dan Collins.  Assisted in fabrication and installation of Flooding Phoenix by Dan Collins at Arizona State
                       University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2005-2007       Assistant to various MFA Sculpture students at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.  Assisted in fabrication and installation of MFA
                       Thesis Exhibitions