Curriculum Vitae

Korey E. Burns
 2018-   Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
2015    MFA Candidate, Jewelry and Metals
2013-   Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
2009    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture
Assistant Designer  Oct 2018-Current
Michael Michaud, Four Season Design Group, Bellmore, NY
Designing, collection development, catalog layouts, Instagram marketing, photography, and website design. 

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
Artist Residence, 2018
SFASU Graduate Studio Assistant - Jewelry and Metalsmithing, 2015-2018
Duties: Studio maintenance, inventory, budgeting supplies, open shop hours, refinishing tools, photographing students work, and refinishing tools.
SFASU Graduate Studio Assistant –Digital and Laser Cutting Room, 2016-2018
Teacher of Record:
Introduction to Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Art 240, SFASU, 2018
3D Design, Art 130, SFASU, 2017
Tommy’s Watch and Jewelry, Lufkin, TX
(936) 634-3831
Duties: Studio clean up, inventory stocking, repairs intake, and sales


2019      Mad For Hoops, Gallery 2052, Chicago, IL
              Earrings Galore, Heidi Lowe Gallery, Chicago - New York
2018    Refined, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX 
             Appropriated Adornment, The Society of North American Goldsmiths,                 Online Exhibition
             Amuse Yeux; A Small Delight for the Eyes, The Vanessa Lacy Gallery,               Kansas City, MO
2017    Form Forge Fabricate, Southern Illinois Metalsmiths Society,                                Carbondale, IL
            4th Annual Ethical Metalsmiths International Student Exhibition,
             Ethical Metalsmith Organization, Online Exhibition
            Texas National, Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX
            30th annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft
             Competition and Exhibition, Denton, TX
2016     MFA Cadence Show, SFASU Student Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX
             Collaborated with SFA Graduate
             Students Graduate Student Showcase, Ben Bailey Gallery, Texas
              A&M Kingsville, TX
2015     SFA Graduate Students, Griffin Gallery, Nacogdoches, TX  Columbia                  Artist, Schepis Museum, Columbia, LA
             Palestine Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Palestine TX
2018     Safe Haven, MFA Exhibition, SFASU, Front Student Gallery,                                   Nacogdoches, TX
2015   Metal Garden, Schepis Museum, Columbia, LA
2014    Jewelry Art, Schepis Museum, Columbia, LA  
2015     Southern Snapshots, Old Post office Museum, Winnsboro, LA Collaborated with Painter Caroline Youngblood

2018     Safe Haven, Artist Talk, SFASU
2017     Graduate Research Day, SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX, a Poster                                 presentation of current research combined with metalworking
2016     Laser Cutting, SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX
2015     Children’s Intro to Painting, Schepis Museum, Columbia, LA Color                       Theory and Design development.

2019      Peters Valley School of Craft
2018     Thrown & Handbuilt Pitchers, Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC
             Workshop on soda firing and clay building by Matt Kelleher
             SNAG: MADE, Annual metalsmith Conference, Portland, OR
2016     Lightweight Wearable Structures, Denton, TX, Workshop on mixing                   concrete resigns and molds by Demitra Thomloudis
2015     Silver III, William Holland School of Lapidary Arts, Young Harris, GA
              Workshop on sterling silver boxes and hinges by Jim Richardson

2018      Perceived Value // NYCJW18, podcast 
             SNAG: Made, Conference volunteer, Portland, OR
2017-2015   Art Day, SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX, Helped High 2015                                   School students learn metal and jewelry skills
             Showcase Saturdays, SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX
             Recruitment activities, School of Art
2016-2015   Repair Days, National Ornamental Metals Museum,
              Memphis, TX, Auction Set Up, Metal Repairs
2019    Jewelry and Metals Survey (JaMs) Publications
2011    Argus - Perspectives, NSULA, Annual Art and Literary Magazine


2017-Pres          Society of North American Goldsmiths, Member
2017-2020       Ethical Metalsmiths, Member
2015 -2018        SFASU Metals Club, Vise President
2012-2013         Natchitoches Art Guild, Member


2015-2016       Lagniappe Craft Market, Natchitoches, LA
2013-2015       Schepis Museum Gift Shop, Columbia, LA
2019     Zimmermann Legacy Scholarship, Peters Valley School of Craft
2018     Richard Skurla Scholarship, Friend’s of the Visual Arts, SFASU
   Snag Conference Student Scholarship, Society of North American Goldsmith
   Bettie ann Whitehurst Everett Partial Scholarship, Penland School of Craft
2017     Friend’s of the Visual Arts Scholarship, SFASU
2016     Eloise Chambers Adams Art Scholarship, SFASU      
2018-2015    SFASU Fall and Spring Dean’s List, academic honor
2012     2nd Place Print & Drawing, Folklife Festival, Schepis Museum,                             Columbia, LA