RACHEL BERTONI


EXPERIENCE


1982                           Present Bertoni Jewelry- Designed collections for Peacock, Ivana Trump, Andin worn by Hillary Clinton,                                    Aurocast, Fabricant, Jacmel ,Susan Michel and many private cliente
2000                          Present Bertoni Gallery- Owner/ Director/Jewelry Designer – curating exhibitions, teaching, writing                                            grants, custom picture framing, organize & host events.
2004                          NYS Permanent Certification in Art
2004                          Mercy College – Adjunct Faculty – Taught Art History (adults)
2003                          JCC - Jewelry Instructor -Taught intro to jewelry making (adults)
1997-2004                 Craft Students League – Wax Carving Instructor (18 yrs & up)
1991- 1994                  Pratt Institute – Jewelry Instructor - fabrication in metal (adults)
1990-1992                  Fashion Industries HS– Art/Jewelry Teacher (grades 9-12)
1988-1989                  Michael Anthony – Jewelry Designer/Wax Carver featured in catalogs & HSN,
1987-1988                  Jonte – Jewelry Designer &Wax Model Maker for entire ring collection for catalog


EDUCATION
 

1997-1999                  City College, NY MFA Sculpture (GPA 4.0 )
1983-1985                  Fashion Institute of Technology, NY Studied Jewelry Design
1980-1983                  Queens College, NY BA Art/Ed Cum Laude


EXHIBITION
 

2016                            Brookdale Park Fine Arts & Crafts show, NJ
2016                            Orange County Arts Council Membership show
2013- 2015                  Garrison Art Show, Garrison, NY
2008-2015                  Bethel Woods Harvest Festival Bethel, NY
2009-2012                  Crafts at the Cathedral New York, NY
2009 -2015                 Peter’s Valley Craft Exhibition Augusta, New Jersey
2/2010 & 8/2010         Buyers Market Rosen Show Baltimore, MA & Philadelphia
2009                            Woodstock New Paltz Craft Fair New Paltz, NY
2008                            Painters Restaurant (Cornwall) Two person show
2008                            Orange County Government Center Solo Exhibition
2006                            Wallkill River School of Art “ Visions of Sugar Loaf I”
2005                            Newburgh Historical Society Feast of the Arts
2005                            Pius XII Auction
2005                            West Point Eisenhower Hall Show OCF
2005                            La Lumia Tribecca Studio Tour
2004                            Port of Call Holiday Group Show
2001                             Artisans of Sugar Loaf “Hambletonian Art Show”
2000                            A.I.R. Gallery “Generations II”
1999                             SNAG & USA Craft Today “In the PALM of your HAND” &“3rd Juried Biennial
1997-2003                   Elisa Mott Ives Gallery “Annual Faculty Show”
1991 & 1995                 Ceres Gallery “Club 090, Mother Earth”
1984-1999                    Bay Ridge Festival of Arts “Annual Exhibitor”


AWARDS


2007, 2009 & 2012   Orange County Tourism – Art Grant Award
2010                            World Gold Council- Juried by Blue Ribbon Panel of Experts – Top Trend Gold Designs
2010 & 2009              Orange County Arts Federation Annual show – First & third Place Sculpture
2009                           National Jeweler Magazine- 2nd Place People’s Choice Award
2007 & 2008              Orange County Art Federation Annual Show - Mixed Media Awards
2006                           Juror - 43rd Annual Exhibition of Orange County Art Federation
2001                            Who’s Who of Professional Business Women’s Hall of Fame
2001                            Hambletonian Art Show Honorable Mention in Sculpture
2000                           Vermont Studio Center Artist in Residence, Grant Award
1983                            Queens College Art and Education Award
1982                            South Orange Art Guild Art Award


MEMBERSHIPS SLCC, PPFA, JDPN, ASL, SLCF, OCCC, WAL, WRS, MJSA, WCC, MJSA


CORPORATE COLLECTION Stony Brook University –Owns a large collection of Bertoni artworks


ACHIEVEMENTS:

2015                            Jewelry in movie “Helicopter Mom” worn by Nia Vardalos, Marke Boone, Jr. Skyler Samuels
2013                             FX “The League”- Bertoni Jewelry worn by actress Katie Asselton
2011                             CBS Early Show -Featured Rachel Bertoni Designs Jewelry
2010                             “The Back-up Plan”film- Jennifer Lopez wore 11 pieces of Bertoni jewelry

Bertoni Warwick | 50 Main Street, Warwick, NY 10990 | (845) 324-8686 | bertoni@optonline.net

Open Wednesday - Satruday  11am - 6pm  -  Sunday 11am - 5pm (Other times by Appointment)

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