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 Harlan W Butt
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Harlan W Butt
Regents Professor-Studio Arts
 
Contact address   University of North Texas/ College of Visual Arts & Design, 1155 Union Circle # 305100, Denton, Texas 76203     Office LocationArt Building, Room No.: 102 
Email  butt@unt.edu    Contact Number 9403697207    Web Link Web Link   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Master of Fine ArtsArt-MetalsmithingSouthern Illinois University1974
 Bachelor of Fine ArtsArt-MetalsmithingTyler Schooll of Art1972
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014ASTU3170501Intermediate Metalsmithing & Jewelry : Mechanisms & Multiples Download Syllabus
Spring 2014ASTU2150502Metalsmithing and Jewelry I Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ASTU3155501Intermediate Metalsmithing & Jewelry : Plasticity Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ASTU4150501Advanced Metalsmithing & Jewelry Studio I Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ASTU3150502Intermediate Metalsmithing & Jewelry : Color & Surface Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ASTU4150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ASTU4150706Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio  
Fall 2012ASTU4150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ASTU4150706Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio Download Syllabus
Spring 2012ASTU3150502Intermediate Metalsmithing & Jewelry : Color & Surf Download Syllabus
Spring 2012ASTU4150706Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio  
Fall 2011ASTU3170501Intermediate Metalsmithing & Jewelry : Mechanisms & Mu Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ASTU4150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio Download Syllabus
Fall 2011ASTU4150706Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio  
Fall 2011ASTU5150706Jewelry and Metalworking Studio  
Spring 2011ASTU3150502Metalsmithing and Jewelry II Download Syllabus
Spring 2011ASTU3160501Metalsmithing and Jewelry III Download Syllabus
Spring 2011ASTU4150706Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio  
Spring 2010ASTU2150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry I54 
Spring 2010ASTU5150501Jewelry and Metalworking Studio30 
Fall 2009ASTU2150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry I57 
Fall 2009ASTU4150501Metalsmithing and Jewelry Studio51 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2001-presentRegent's Professor  University of North Texas
1988-2001Professor  University of North Texas
1982-1988Associate Professor  University of North Texas
1976-1982Assisant Professor  University of North Texas
1975-1976Lecturer  San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1975Instructor  Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Ri
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014503020
2012-2013405010
2011-2012405010
2010-2011405010
2009-2010405010
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 
  YearPublication  Type
2012
Published
“Word of Greetings,” by Harlan W. Butt, A River Runs through it… Pandora’s Enamel Box, (exhibition catalog), a solo retrospective exhibition by Bok Hee Jung, Seoul, Korea, 2012, pgs. 6-7.
 
 
Other
2011
Published
National Parks Project: Vessels & Haiku by Harlan W. Butt
Bernard Jazzar, Ana Lopez, Tim Rains, Harlan W. Butt
blurb
Book
2010
Published
The Transcendent Vessels of Helen Shirk
Harlan Butt
San Diego University Press
Non Refereed(Non-peer reviewed)Journals
2007
Published
“Harlan W. Butt,” 500 Metal Vessels
Lark Books
Sterling Publishing, New York, NY
Non Refereed(Non-peer reviewed)Journals
2006
Published
“Studio: Harlan W. Butt,”
Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe
Metalsmith, Vol. 26, No. 1, spring 2006, pgs16-17
Non Refereed(Non-peer reviewed)Journals
toggle toggle Exhibitions
YearTitleRolePlaceType
2013Harlan W. Butt: Metalsmith Abbey Lane Gallery, Creede, COOsolo
2013Alchemy 2 The Carnegie, Covington, KYinternational-juried
2013metal inkorporated Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, INnational-invitational
2013Wichita National Craft Show Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KSnational-invitational
2013Metamor'phoss Dumbarton House Museum, Washington DCnational-invitational
2012National Parks Project: Vessels & Haiku by Harlan W. Butt Sawhill Gallery, James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VAsolo
2012National Parks Project: Vessels & Haiku by Harlan W. Butt National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TNsolo
2012National Parks Project: Vessels & Haiku by Harlan W. Butt Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TNsolo
2012Harlan W. Butt, Metalsmith Abbey Lane Gallery, Creede, COsolo
201230th Society of Korean Enamelling Artist and Designer Exhibition Insa Art Center, Seoul, Koreainvitational
2012The 46th International Exhibition of Japan Enameling Artist Association Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japaninvitational
2011National Parks Project: Vessels & Haiku by Harlan W. Butt UNT on the Square, Denton, TX 
2011Harlan W. Butt: Metalsmith Abbey Lane Gallery, Creede, CO 
2011Alchemy Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts 
2011Butt, Lopez, Thurman Adams State College, Alamosa, CO 
2010Master Metalsmith: Harlan W. Butt Abbey Lane Gallery, CO 
2010Craft Texas 2010 Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 
2010Five X Seven Arthouse at the Jones Cener, Austin, TX 
2009The Enamel Show Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2008Harlan W. Butt: New Work Mobilia Gallery MA 
2008Pan Pacific Exhibition Aaron Faber Gallery, NY 
20083rd Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition Herberger College of the Arts, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 
2008  SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2007  Fusion Cultural Arts Center Columbus, OH 
2007  SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2007seed/Bud/bloom SOFA Chicago Chicago, IL 
20072nd Intercollegiate Metals Exhibition Herberger College of the Arts, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 
2007Process: Documented Aaron Faber Gallery New York, NY 
2007The Goblet Redefined Mobilia Gallery SOFA New York, Park Avenue Armory New York, NY 10x10x10 (broochless) 
2007  National Ornamental Metal Museum Memphis, TN 
2007The Ring Show: Then & Now (traveling) The University of Georgia Athens, GA 
2007SNAG Conference Savannah School of Art & Design Savannah, GA 
2006Teapot Exhibition SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2006  SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2006The Art of Enameling Mobilia Gallery Cambridge, MA 
2006Summer Faculty Exhibition Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Deer Isle, ME 
2006Reinterpreting the Vessel Perimeter Gallery Chicago, IL 
2006The Art of Enameling Cape Cod Museum of Art Dennis, MA 
2006Yuma Symposium 27 Exhibition Yuma Art Museum Yuma, AZ 
2006Why? Museum of Art & Design New York, NY 
2006Metalisms: Signature Works in Jewelry and Metalsmithing Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver, CO 
2006The Art of Enameling The Gallery of Art & Design, North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 
2005Texas Master Series: Harlan Butt Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Houston, TX 
2005Transformations: The Language of Craft National Gallery of Australia Canberra, Australia 
2005Benton Seymour Rabinovitch Collection Whiteley Silver Galleries, Victoria and Albert Museum London, England 
2005Metamorphosis: The 10th Biennial International Juried Enamel Exhibition Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Gatlinburg, TN 
2005Teapot Exhibition SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2005  SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2005In Print/In Person Thomas R. Riley Gallery Cleveland, OH 
2005Artist’s Choice Aaron Faber Gallery New York, NY 
2005Crafts, etc.: Contemporary Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing by Master Artists Buddy Holly Center Lubbock, TX 
2004Teapot Exhibition SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2004  SOFA Chicago Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2004Bird in Hand SOFA Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 
2004Focus on Enamel Part II Aaron Faber Gallery New York, NY 
2004Fabrication Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University Edinboro, PA 
2004International Metal Artists Invitational Exhibition Kepco Plaza Gallery Seoul, Korea 
2002National Parks Project Denton Center for the Visual Arts Denton, TX 
2002Harlan W. Butt: Master Metalsmith National Ornamental Metal Museum Memphis, TN 
2002Aileen Osborn Webb Awards Exhibition Contemporary Crafts Gallery Portland, OR 
2002Inventing Contemporary Ornament Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH 
2002Second Nature Adair Margo Gallery El Paso, TX 
2001Contemporary American Enamels (traveling) organized by Arizona Commision on the Arts Phoenix, AZ 
2001The Enamelist Society’s 8th Invitational & Juried Exhibition Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Gatlinburg, TN 
2001Color on Metal Oxoxo Gallery Baltimore, MD 
2001SOFA Chicago (craft/sculpture exposition) Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2001Colour & Light: The Art and Craft of Enamel on Metal (traveling) National Gallery of Modern Art Mumbai, India 
2001  National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum New Delhi, India 
2000An Inaugural Gift: The Founders Circle Collection Mint Museum of Craft + Design Charlotte, NC 
2000SOFA Chicago (craft/sculpture exposition) Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
2000Enamel Invitational Random Modern Gallery Tacoma, WA 
2000Twenty Object from the Late 20th Century Jerald Melberg Gallery Charlotte, NC 
2000Refined 2000 Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX 
1999One Person Show Yaw Gallery Birmingham, MI 
1999Print in Enamel: Part II Univerisity of the West of England Bristol, England 
1999Masterworks Harbinger Gallery Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 
1999Self Portrait: Postures in Metal Center for Contemporary Arts University City, MO 
1999SOFA Chicago (craft/sculpture exposition) Navy Pier Chicago, IL 
1998Raised from Tradition Seafirst Gallery Seattle, WA 
1998Raised Metal Sculpture Exhibition William Traver Gallery Seattle, WA 
1998Raised from Tradition Seafirst Gallery Seattle, WA 
1998Raised Metal Sculpture Exhibition William Traver Gallery Seattle, WA 
1997One Person Show Earth & Stone Denton, TX 
1997Hard Evidence: Contemporary Metals Invitational Southwest Craft Center San Antonio, TX 
1997Hard Evidence: Contemporary Metals Invitational Southwest Craft Center San Antonio, TX 
1997Clay & Metal Invitational Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY 
1997Formulations: A Metals Invitational East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN 
1997Enamels ‘97: International Exhibition (traveling) Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Gatlinburg, TN 
1997Enamels ‘97: International Exhibition (traveling) East Carolina University Johnson City, TN 
1997Enamels ‘97: International Exhibition (traveling) Clay & Glass Gallery Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 
1997National Craft Leaders Exhibition Ritter Art Gallery, Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL 
1997Artist Who Teach Denton Center for Visual Arts Denton, TX 
1996International Metalsmiths Exhibition University Art Gallery University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, WI 
1996Someroski: The Art and Influence Kent State University School of Art Gallery Kent, OH 
1996Glass on Metal Tempe Arts Center Tempe, AZ 
1996Fahrenheit ‘96: An Invitational Bellevue Public Library Bellevue, WA 
1996Fire Arts Show Anderson Glover Gallery Kirkland, WA 
1996Enamel Exhibition Northern Arizona University Art Museum Flagstaff, AZ 
1995Twenty Year Retrospective University of North Texas Art Gallery Denton, TX 
1995Chain Gang Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Alexandria, VA 
1995International Enameling Exhibition Art in Japan Ueon Royal Museum Tokyo, Japan 
1995Masters Exhibition Blue Skies Gallery Newport News, VA 
1994Twenty Year Retrospective University Museum, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 
1994Creativ Kreis International Institute Vera Muchina, Museum of the College of Arts St. Petersburg, Russia 
1994Contemporary American, Canadian & European Enamelists Kent State University Kent, OH 
1994Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (1995) 
1994Contemporary American Craft: 1950's & 60's/1980's & 90's Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA 
1993Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalwork (traveling) Fort Wayne Musuem of Art Fort Wayne, IN 
1993Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalwork (traveling) Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, OH 
1993Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalwork (traveling) American Crafts Museum (1994) New York, NY 
1993Sculptural Concerns: Contemporary American Metalwork (traveling) Spencer Museum, University of Kansas Lawrence, KS (1994) 
1993Enamelrama University of West Florida Art Gallery Pensacola, FL 
1993Personal Views in Jewelry and Metalsmithing Muckenthaler Cultural Center Fullerton, CA 
1992One Person Show Wichita Center for the Arts Wichita, Ks 
1992Contemplating Harmony: Harlan W. Butt & Shigeko Spear Denton Center for the Visual Arts Denton, TX 
1992The Breadth of Metal: Contemporary Jewelry & Metalsmithing James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA 
1992Eclectic Conspiracy Spokane Art School Spokane, WA 
1992The Cutting Edge Charles and Emma Frye Museum Seattle, WA 
1991One Person Show Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX 
1990One Person Show Downtown Oakland Gallery, CCAC Oakland, CA 
1986One Person Show Seika-do Gallery Kyoto, Japan 
1986One Person Show Contemporary Crafts Gallery Portland, OR 
1985One Person Show Seika-do Gallery Kyoto, Japan 
1983One Person Show National Ornamental Metal Museum Memphis, TN 
1982One Person Show Minot State College Minot, ND 
toggle toggle Major Work in Collections
YearName of WorkPlace Held
 Enamel RingGeorgia Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
 Wisteria Vase #7Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
 Baptismal FontSt. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Denton, TX
 Bronze BuddhaAlbuquerque Zen Center, Albuquerque, NM
 Greenbriar VaseCity Hall, City of Denton, Denton, TX
 Garden Anagogie #1University of North Texas, Denton, TX
 College MaceSouthwest Adventist College, Keene, TX
 University MaceUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
 Southern Illinois UniversityReliquary Box
 Landscape Vase #2Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
 Greenbriar VaseMunicipal Building, Denton, TX
 University MaceAzusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
 Garden Anagogie #2Enamel Museum, Cincinnati, OH
 Cake ServerVictoria & Albert Museum, London, ENG
 Horizons #2National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AU
 Incense Burner #17 & TX Horizons Chalice #1Museum of Art + Design, New York, NY
 Wisteria Vase #8National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
 EBOF Incense Burner #3Renwick Gallery, Washington DC
 EBOF Incense Burner #1Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
 ManjusriAlbuquerque Zen Center, Albuquerque, NM
 Manjusri's VaseThe Enamel Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2013 2013 Cloisonne Enameling Workshop, Denver School of Metal Arts, Denver, CO
2013 2013 Cloisonne Enameling Workshop, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
2013 2013 Cloisonne Enameling Workshop, Radford University, Radford, VA
2011 2011 Cloisonne Enameling Workshop, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2011 2011 Cloisonne Enameling Workshop, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2001UNT Charn Uswachoke Development Fund Grant  Principal InvestigatorCompleted
1976-1994UNT Faculty Research Grant  OtherCompleted
1984-1985, 1994UNT Faculty Development Leave  OtherCompleted
1983Texas Commission on the Arts Grant  OtherCompleted
1980NEA Craftsman's Fellowship  OtherCompleted
2010UNT Faculty Development Leave  OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2013Wichita Center for the ArtsjurorNational Exhibition Juror
2009Society of North American GoldsmithsPresident 
2002American Craft Council  
2001National Handicraft & Handlooms MuseumCoordinatorInternational Indian Enamel Exhibition
2001Denton Center for the Visual ArtsJuror 
1997International Organization dedicated to the Promotion of EnamelingEnamelist Society 
1997Enamels ‘97: International Juried Exhibition Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts Gatlinburg, TN East Carolina University Greenville, NCExhibition Coordinator 
1994Using Large Format Enameling Kiln Kent State University Kent, OHStudio Resident (UNT Faculty Development Leave) 
1993IV International Biennial Exhibition Fine Arts Gallery, A. B. Closson Company Cincinnati, OHJuror 
1992Creative Crafts Council of Washington D.C. Strathmore Hall Arts Center Rockville, MDJuror 
1992Denton Center for the Visual ArtsExhibition Committee Member 
1987-1992Enamelist Society International Organization dedicated to the Promotion of Enameling Headquarters in Newport, KYBoard of Trustees, Member 
1984-1985Biso Cloisonne Company & Shumei Tanaka Metalsmithing Workshop Kyoto, JapanArtist Working Abroad 
1983-1984Kyoto Metal: An Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Art Metalwork National Touring ExhibitionProject Director & Curator 
1983Japanese/American Metalwork Exchange Municipal Center for Traditional Industries Kyoto, JapanUnited States Coordinator 
 Colorado Metalsmiths Association  
 International Artist Exchange in ChinaTeam Leader 
 The Enamelist Society  
 Society of North American Goldsmiths  
 American Craft Council  
 Greater Denton Arts Council  
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