(American, b. 1962)


Public & Corporate Collections

Installation of 2 Totems for the remodel of Foley & Lardner Law Firm, 2006, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Alverno College Collection, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hands, 2001, Sevastopol School District, Wisconsin


Solo Shows

Iowa Artisan Gallery, 2008, Iowa City, Iowa

Dialogue Revisited, 2008, Pismo Gallery, Vail, Colorado

Thomas Riley Gallery, 2007, Cleveland, Ohio


Two Person Shows

Glass, 2008, Center for the Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin

Textures Art Gallery, 2005 Scottsdale, Arizona

Vespermann Glass Gallery 2004, Atlanta, Georgia

Featured Artist, 2002 Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Katie Gingrass Gallery, 2002 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Glass, Paper, & Fiber, 2001 Hardy Gallery Invitational, Ephraim, Wisconsin


Group Shows

2008     -         Glass, Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin

Professional Dimensions Collection, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend

2007     -           Romancing the Flame, Flame Run, Louisville, Kentucky, February

Women in Glass, Flame Run, Louisville, Kentucky, June- July

Art Alfresco – Garden Inspired Art, 2007 Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Blown Away: an Exhibition of Glass Sculpture. Hooks Epstein Gallery, Houston, Texas

Neville Public Museum of Brown County, Wisconsin

2005     -           Transformations: Artists and Earth Resources, Ephraim, Wisconsin

PalmBeach3 2006, 2007, 2008, Thomas Riley Gallery

Good Eats, Phoenix International Airport, Phoenix, Arizona

SOfA Chicago 2004 -- 2008 Thomas Riley Gallery

Glass: A View Within, 2004, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg Florida

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, 2002, 2005, 2006, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

New Talent in Craft, 2002 Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin

Fine Glass Art, October, 2002, Carilyn Gallery, Dallas, Texas

Women Artists, 2000, Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin


Awards, Recognition & Publications

2008     -           Vail Daily January

Glass Artist Stephanie Trenchard Sits Down with Plum - Vail Plum, January

2006     -           Professional Dimensions Sacagawea Award Artist, Milwaukee

2000     -           Best of Show, Uptown Festival of the Arts

"Currently, I am intrigued with the early Russian constructivism and cubism movement. The intellectual discourse of the time impacts the decorative and domestic arts of the period and often reflect the influence of women artists. This becomes a vehicle where I find a relationship between women and the process of making art. Like poetry, the pieces tell stories without narratives. In the spirit of folk art, the imagery that I create is intuitive and speaks of my own fascination with home, nature, sexuality, art making, and death within the context of the piece.

My pieces are also always about the moment; all the sensual and intellectual factors that define a particular time. I’m trying to capture the brief nature of ripeness, fertility and richness on many levels. Hot glass is a perfect marriage for discussion about the fleeting moment.

Working with glass allows me to juxtapose a highly elaborate technique with spontaneous brushstrokes and gestures. Like many craftsmen, my work is consumed with process, which is a great catalyst for delving into the subconscious, a release from will and ego."

-Stephanie Trenchard



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May 7 - June 7, 2020
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