Artist: Jack Schmidt

  • Jack A. Schmidt currently works and resides in Toledo, OH. He received a B.S. degree from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. He later went on to pursue post-graduate studies in glass at Alfred State University in Alfred, NY and earned a graduate degree from Illinois State University in 1973.

    Throughout his career, Schmidt has taught at several prestigious institutions including the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, Ohio University in Athens, OH, The Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland ,OH, California State University, Chico,CA, Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood WA and Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

  • Alpina Power and Electric Company, Alpina, MI
    Bellrive Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
    Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
    Chubu Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan
    Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
    Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
    General Electric Company, Milwaukee, WI
    Illinois State University, Normal, IL
    Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
    Milwaukee Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI
    Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal Canada
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    Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA
    Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
    School for the American Craftsmen, Rochester, NY
    Shaw Walker Company, Muskegon, MI
    The Toledo Federation of Art, Toledo, OH
    The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
    National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC !

  • 2013
    “Vision, the Next 50 Years” Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
    2011-12
    Consecutive Appearances
    “Sculptural Objects Fine Art”, represented by Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL.
    40th annual “Habatat International”, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak MI.
    29th annual “West Palm Beach Habatat International”, West Palm Beach, FL.
    “30, 40, 50” Philabaum Gallery & Studio, Tucson AZ.
    “Evolution-Revolution” Naples Museum of Art, Naples FL.
    In conjunction with Habatat Galleries
    “Return to the Tropics”, Habatat Galleries, West Palm Beach, FL
    “Studio Glass at 50, A Tradition In Flux” University Galleries, Illinois State University,
    Normal IL
    “Friends of Tom McGlauchlin”, 20 North Gallery, Toledo, OH
    SOFA CHICAGO, Panel discussion, 50 Years of Glass

     

    2010 “Studio Glass” Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec
    “Ohio Glass Masters” Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio
    2008-09
    “27th International Glass Invitational” Habatat Galleries, West Palm Beach, FL
    “36th International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries, Royal Oak, MI
    2007
    “Changing Definitions”, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
    “Rich Royal and Jack Schmidt”, New Work, Vesperman Glass Gallery, Atlanta, GA !
    2006
    “Damion Prior and Jack Schmidt”, New Work, Hawk Galleries, Columbus, OH
    “Glass City Glass”, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH
    “Fire & Fiber”, Jack Schmidt and Marcia Damraue Derst, Walter E. Terhune Gallery,
    Center of Fine and Performing Arts, Owens Community College, Toledo, OH
    2005
    “Jack Schmidt and Neil Frankenhauser, Sculptural Glass, Paintings and Prints”, Wolf
    Gallery, Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, OH
    “The Studio Glass Movement/ First Generation”, Tom McGlauchlin and Jack Schmidt,
    20 North Gallery, Toledo, OH
    “Precious Stones and Recent Sculpture”, Hawk Galleries, Columbus, OH
    “Jack Schmidt and Sculptural Glass”, University of Toledo, Center for the Visual Arts,
    Toledo, OH
    “Wall to Wall and Contemporary Sculpture”, Flatlanders Art Galleries, Blissfield, MI
    2003-04
    “Four Artist, Four Views”, Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
    Exhibit tour 2003-2005,
    “American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement”, The William S. Fairfield Art
    Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI; The Haggin Museum,
    Stockton, CA; Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg,
    VA; Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI; Heckscher Museum of Art Huntington
    (Long Island), NY; International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, TX; The Arts and
    Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR
    “Jack A. Schmidt, Recent Work”, Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
    “Material in the Service of Form”, School of Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent,
    OH
    2000-02
    “Glass Enchantment, An Exhibition of Glass in America”, Rochester Childrens Theatre,
    Rochester, NY
    “Featured Artist”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
    1999
    “Ohio Perspective: Reflections in Glass”, Riffe Gallery, Vern Riffe Center for
    Government and the Arts, Columbus OH (sponsored by Ohio Arts Council).
    1998
    “Recent Works Jack A. Schmidt”, One-man Exhibit, Higline Gallery, Aspen CO
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    “It’s in Material”, Mundy Hepburn, Jack Schmidt, Mary Shaffer, Thermon Statom,
    Albert Young, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, MI
    1997
    “Of the Earth”, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Chicago, IL
    “Calido” Contemporary Warm Glass organized by The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson,
    AZ and Glass Art Society
    Exhibit tour: Tucson Museum of Art; Mississippi Museum of Art; Whatcom
    Museum of History and Art; Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum; Renwick Gallery
    1994-96
    “Human Expressions”, Erwin Eisch and Jack Schmidt, Grovewood Gallery, Asheville,
    NC, in conjunction with 1994 Glass Art Society Conference
    Recipient: Honorary Lifetime Membership Award, Glass Art Society, Asheville, NC
    “New Work”, Jack Schmidt, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, MI !!!!
    1993
    “Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection”, Organized by The Toledo Museum of
    Art, Toledo OH
    Exhibit tour: The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo OH; The Saint Louis Art
    Museum, Saint Louis, MO; New Harbor Art Museum, New Port Beach, CA; Renwick
    Gallery of The National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington,
    DC
    “In Celebration of Glass”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
    1992
    “Christalomancia- International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition”, The Tamayo
    Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
    “Clearly Art: Pilchucks Glass Legacy”, Watcom Museum of History and Art,
    Bellingham, WA (3-year touring exhibition)
    “Recent Sculpture”, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Farmington Hills, MI
    “20th International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries, Farmington Hills, MI
    “In Celebration of Glass”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
    1991
    “Recent Works: Jack Schmidt”, One-Man Exhibit, Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    “Masters of Contemporary Glass”, The Naples Philharmonic and Museum, Naples, FL
    “Studio Glass: Sections from the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection”, The Detroit
    Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
    “Scale Detail”, Habatat Galleries, Farmington Hills, MI
    “In Celebration of Glass”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
    “Jack Schmidt and Albert Young, Two Views”, Metal and Glass Sculpture, Habatat
    Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
    1990
    “Glass 1990”, C. Corcoran Gallery, Muskegon, MI
    “International Glass Invitational”, Holsten Galleries, Stockbride, MA
    “In Celebration of Glass”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
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    1989
    “Jack A. Schmidt”, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Farmington Hills, MI
    “Jack A. Schmidt”, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
    “Fire and Ice”, Piedmont Crafts Gallery, Winston Salem, NC
    “The New Aesthetic”, Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL
    “A Generation in Glass Sculpture”, Florida State University Gallery and Museum,
    Tallahassee, FL
    “Retrospective and Introspective”, a 10 year survey of Ohio Arts Coucil Aid to
    Individual Artist Program, OAC Gund Gallery, Columbus, OH
    “New Forms in Glass”, Evensville Museum of Arts and Science, Evensville, IN
    “C. Corcoran Gallery Annual Glass Invitational”, Muskegon, MI
    1988
    “Scale Detail 1988”, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    “New Works, Jack Schmidt”, One-Man Exhibit, Youens Gallery Houston, TX
    “Corcoran Gallery Invitational”, Muskegon, MI
    “In Celebration of Glass”, Edgewood Galleries, Fish Creek, WI !!!!!
    1987
    “15th International Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    “Glass 1987”, C. Corcoran Gallery, Muskegon, MI
    “Glass”, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, OR
    “Glass Today: 1987”, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, WI
    “The New Aesthetic”, Habatat Galleries, Bay Harbor Island, FL
    “Liquid Light”, Piedmont Craftsmen Inc., Winston-Salem, NC
    1986
    “Constructions in Glass”, Included on program of Glass Art Society Conference, Los
    Angeles, CA
    “Sculpture”, One-Man Exhibit, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    “Sculpture Concepts, Art in Architecture”, D. Erlen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
    “Glass Invitational”, Perception Gallery, Houston, TX
    “Glass National 1986”, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    1985
    “The Glass Symposium”, Included on the program, conducted by the Milwaukee Art
    Museum, Milwaukee, WI in conjunction with a Harvey Littleton Retrospective
    Exhibition
    “Sculpture-Sixteen Pieces”, Nimbus Gallery, Dallas, TX
    “Jack Schmidt, Glass and Steel Sculpture”, One-Man Exhibit, Nimbus Gallery, Dallas
    T.X.
    “New Works”, One-Man Exhibit, Ruth Klid Gallery, Chicago, IL
    “Four Glass Artists”, Habatat Galleries, Bay Harbor Island, FL
    “Glass National 1985”, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    1984
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    “Americans in Glass 1984”, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
    “1st annual West Palm Beach Glass Invitation” Holsten Galleries, Palm Beach, FL
    “Glass America 1984”, Heller Gallery, New York, NY
    “Fabrications in Glass”, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, New York, NY
    “Glass National 1984”, Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    1983
    “Jack A. Schmidt”, Recent Works, One-Man Exhibit, Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    “Pacific Glass 1983”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
    “Glass National 1983” Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    “Masters 1983- Spacial Works”, Human Arts, Dallas, TX
    “Fine Art Glass”, Columbus College of Arts and Design, Columbus, OH
    1982
    “World Glass Now ‘81”, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
    “Glass Sculpture- 4 Artists 4 Views”, Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI
    “Studio Glass in North America 1962-1982”, The Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    “The Wisconsin Movement- Glass in Form”, The Allen Priebe Gallery, University of
    Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
    “Glass Sculpture”, One-Man Exhibit, Perception Gallery, Houston, TX
    “Toledo Area Artist Exhibition”, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, award
    recipient !!!!!!
    1980-81
    “Contemporary Glass, Australia, Canada, United States of America, and Japan”, The
    National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan
    “Beyond Tradition”, American Craft Museum, New York, NY
    “Glass: Artist and Influence”, Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI; Detroit Institute of Arts,
    Detroit, MI
    “Emergence, Art in Glass”, organized by Bowling Green State University, Bowling
    Green, OH
    Exhibit tour: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH; Kent State
    University, Kent, OH; Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
    “Jack Schmidt, Glass Works”, One-Man Exhibit, California State University, Chico, CA
    “Current Trends in Glass”, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek, CA
    1978-79
    “Jack Schmidt, Glass and Steel”, One-Man Exhibit, Contemporary Art Glass Group
    Gallery, New York, NY
    “New Glass, A Worldwide Survey”, Corning Museum or Glass, Corning, NY
    “May Show”, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    “Glass Art ‘78”, Contemporary Art Glass Group, New York, NY
    “50 Americans in Glass”, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
    “6th Annual National Glass Invitational”, Habatat Galleries, Dearborn, MI
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    “Contemporary Art Glass in America”, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK;
    Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
    “Recent Sculpture, Jack A. Schmidt”, One-Man Exhibit, Byck Galleries, Louisville, KY
    “Drinking Companions”, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
    1976-77
    “American Glass 1977”, Westlake Gallery, White Plains, NY
    “New American Glass”, Huntington Galleries, Huntington, WV
    “3rd National Glass Invitational”, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    “Contemporary Art Glass ‘76”, Contemporary Art Glass Group, New York, NY
    “Ohio Craftsmen Show”, Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH
    “100 Artists Commemorate 200 Years”, Fairtree Fine Crafts Institute, Xerox Corporation,
    New York, NY
    1975
    “Glass Invitational”, Pacific Northwest Art Center, Seattle, WA
    “College of Marin Glass Invitational”, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA
    “31st Annual Ceramic Invitational”, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
    “Glass Gems International”, Tusculum College, Greenville, TN
    “Clay and Glass”, Two-Man Exhibit, Ron Michels Gallery, Toledo, OH
    “International Glass Sculpture”, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
    1972-73
    “Glass Invitational”, Lee Nordness Gallery, New York, NY
    “American Glass Now”, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
    “Two-Man Exhibit”, Prairie House Gallery, Springfield, IL
    “Glass Invitational”, Scarabeous Limited, New York, NY
    1969-70
    “Exhibition ‘70”, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, OH
    “Glass Invitational”, Hanamura-Hagopain Gallery, Detroit, MI
    “Toledo Area Artist”, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
    “Annual Sculpture and Ceramic Exhibit”, The Butler Institute of American Art,
    Youngstown, OH
    1968 “Toledo Glass National”, The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH