...a virtual gallery...
...thoughts about marilyn...
...links to others...
...2003 retrospective show...
M a r i l y n D r u i n
Primarily self-taught, with help from generous metalsmith and enamelist friends.
BA in Art Education from William
Paterson University, New Jersey.
Twice recipient of Fellowship Grant Awards from the New Jersey State Council of the Arts; First Prize-Best in show, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show; Honorable Mention, Smithsonian Craft Show; Touches Prize for Excellence in Jewelry, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show; Best of Show- Jewelry, Enamel Guild/Northeast "The Art of Enameling".
National Handicraft Museum, New Delhi, India, "Color & Light: International Indian Enamel Exhibition"; Enamelist Society International "Masterworks" Invitational Exhibition, Harbinger Gallery, Waterloo, Onterio Canada; 9th International Exhibition of Enameling Art, Tokyo, Japan; "Enamel 3" Coburg, Germany; Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show; Smithsonian Craft Show; "Contemporary American, Canadian, and European Enamelists" Invitational, Kent State University and Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery; NJ State Council of the Arts Fellowship Award Shows "In Search of Excellence", New Jersey Designer Craftsmen Gallery and Rutgers Stedman Gallery; Johnson and Johnson Corporate Headquarters American Craft Invitational; National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN, "Forged and Fired"; Newark Museum Contemporary Craft Gallery, Featured Enamel Show; Bristol Myers Squibb Corporate Gallery, Princeton, NJ; Enamelist Society International Juried Exhibition, Carnegie Arts Center, Covington, Kentucky; Metal Media, Juried National Metal Exhibition, Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston Salem, NC; Morris Museum and Noyes Museum, NJ State Council on the Arts Annual.
Newark Museum teacher of metal and glass; Guest lecturer, Zimmerlie Museum and Newark Museum; Taught workshops: Canadian Enamel Guild, Toronto, Peters Valley, 92nd Street Y, Guilford Handcraft Center, Wichitah Art Association, East Carolina University, Summer Arts Institute at Rutgers University, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Artists in Education.
Enamel Guild/Northeast- Founding member and president from 1991-1998
International Enamelist Society- Trustee from 1993-1999
Member of: Society of North American Goldsmiths & American Crafts Council