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Thaddeus Wolfe studied glass at the Cleveland Institute of Art, graduating with a BFA in 2002. He has held residencies at Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA), Creative Glass Center of America (Millville, NJ), and Museum of Glass (Tacoma, WA).

His work is represented by Pierre Marie Giraud (Brussels) and Volume Gallery (Chicago).

In addition to private collections, Wolfe's work is held in the permanent collections of the Yale University Art Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Musee de Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Corning Museum of Glass, where he was awarded the 2016 Rakow Commission.

THADDEUS WOLFE

Lives and Works in Brooklyn, New York

Born 1979, Toledo, Ohio

 

EDUCATION

BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2002

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Crossing The River To Fetch Water, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017 Thaddeus Wolfe, Pierre-Marie Giraud, Brussels, Belgium

2016 Dead Frame, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015 Thaddeus Wolfe, R & Company, New York, NY

2014 Unsurfacing, Volume Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Lighting. Objects, E.R. Butler, New York, NY

2011 Assemblage, Volume Gallery at Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Summer, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY

2018   Raw Design, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA 

The Domestic Plane: Handheld, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT 

re:construction, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

FOG Design + Art, San Francisco, CA

 

2017   The Salon Art + Design, New York, NY

EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago, IL

Collective Design Fair, New York, NY

The Paperweight Show, Fisher Parrish Gallery, New York, NY

Wormwood, Ellis King Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Woven Forms, Palazzo Benzon, Venice, Italy

 

2016 Our Flag, R & Company, New York, NY

MIKE, Four AM, New York, NY

Design Miami/, Miami, FL

The Salon Art + Design, New York, NY

EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago, IL

Collective Design Fair, New York, NY

FOG Design + Art, San Francisco, CA 

 

2015  Design Miami/, Miami, FL 

          The Salon Art + Design, New York, NY

Design Miami/ Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Collective Design Fair, New York, NY

FOG Design + Art, San Francisco, CA 

 

2014   Design Miami/, Miami, FL 

The Objects Biennial, R & Company, New York, NY

Design Miami/ Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Collective 2 Design Fair, New York, NY

Illuminate: Design in Light, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

Guild International Design Fair, Cape Town, SA

FOG Design + Art, San Francisco, CA 

 

2013   Design Miami/, Miami, FL

What’s the Matter?, R & Company, New York, NY

Design Miami/Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Collective 1 Design Fair, New York, NY

Design Days Dubai, Dubai, UAE

 

2012  The Objects Show, R & Company, New York, NY

Scale, curated by Architizer, The Standard Hotel East Village, New York, NY 

Foundation, Volume Gallery at Land of Tomorrow Gallery, Louisville, KY

Made In New York, South Street Seaport Museum, New York, NY

 

2011   Maker's Market, Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria, NY

New America, Matter, New York, NY

 

2010  Ephemeral, Heller Gallery New York, NY

Group Show, Matter, New York, NY

Breakable, Heller Gallery, New York, NY

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2016 Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

2009 Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

2009 Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

2007 Wheaton’s Creative Glass Center of America, Millville, NJ

 

COLLECTIONS

Musée des Arts Decoratifs de Montréal, Montréal, Québec

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

RISD Museum, Providence, RI

Works held in private collections in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2015 Postdigital Artisans, Frame Artisans, Jonathan Openshaw pages 194-197

AWARDS

Recipient of the 2016 Rakow Commission from Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY