Education

2014 Temple University - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA): Honors Program, BFA Glass, BA Art History, Certificate in Community Arts, Summa Cum Laude

2012 The University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland): 2011-12 St. Andrew’s Society Mutch Scholar, studying Art History in the UK under a full year scholarship.

2009 Winchester Thurston School (Pittsburgh, PA): Cum Laude

 

Exhibitions

2018 Method of Sight - Pilchuck Gallery - Seattle, WA

         Daybook - Beefhaus Arts - Dallas, TX

2017 Momentum Juried Glass Exhibition River House Arts - Toledo, OH

GAS Members Show Glass Wheel Studio - Norfolk, VA

Crafting Contexts - Philadelphia City Hall Office of Arts, Culture, & Creative Economy - Philadelphia, PA

Expression: Creative Glass Center Invitational Gallery of Fine Craft - Wheaton Arts - Millville, NJ

2016 LIVE / WORK - Icebox Project Space - Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

215|610 Contemporary - DCCC Gallery, Media, PA

2015 2015 Auction Awards Exhibition - Pilchuck Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA

October Three-Person Exhibition  -  Boston Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

You Are Here - Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

So Hot Right Now - Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Minding Manners - New Boon(e), Philadelphia, PA

Translations - Feldenheimer Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR

2014 Consecration: A BFA Thesis Exhibition - Solo Exhibition - Impact Hub, Philadelphia, PA

Conflicts, Concessions, and Convergence - New Boon(e), Philadelphia, PA

All School Annual Show - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2013 SiO2: High School Reunion - Pittsburgh Glass Center, Hodge Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

All School Annual Show - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Glass Exhibition - Tyler School of Art, Irvin Borowsky Glass Studios, Philadelphia, PA

Work: Morgan Gilbreath Junior Thesis Show - Tyler School of Art Stella Elkins Gallery, Philadelphia

2011 Alumni Art Show - Winchester Thurston School Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Publications

2017 New Glass Review. Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass, No. 38 (May 2017).

2015 New Glass Review. Corning, NY: Corning Museum of Glass. No. 36 (May 2015), p 16.

2014 Cred Magazine. Philadelphia: Village of Arts & Humanities. No. 6 (June 2014), pp 40-41, 59.

2013 “The Ground Beneath My Feet” Cleaver Magazine.  No. 3 (Sept. 2013). <http://www.cleaver magazine.com/the-ground-beneath-my-feet-by-morgan-gilbreath/>.

Cred Magazine. Philadelphia: Village of Arts & Humanities. No. 5 (Oct. 2013), pp 40, 54.

2012 “Mark of Beauty” Scottish Abstract.  <http://www.scottishabstract.com/essays-art-and-innovation.php>.

 

Residencies & Lectures

2017 Pilchuck Glass School Emerging Artist-In-Residence (EAiR) (Stanwood, WA) Two-month Fall residency at Pilchuck Glass School.

2016 Creative Glass Center of America (Wheaton Arts) Spring Fellowship (Millville, NJ) Three-month glass fellowship at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center 

Emerging Artist-In-Residence - University of Texas Arlington Glass Program (Arlington, TX) Weeklong residency creating glasswork and interacting with students through demonstrations, lectures, workshops, and critiques.

Visiting Artist Lecture and Demonstration - Salem Community College (Salem, NJ) 

Visiting Artist Business Practices Lecture - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) 

Visiting Artist Lecture Series - Arizona Glass Alliance (Phoenix, AZ)

 

Assistantships & Internships

2017 Teaching Assistant to Karl Harron - Northlands Creative (Lybster, Scotland) 

2016 Artist Assistant to SuttonBeresCuller - Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA)

2015 Teaching Assistant to Daniel Clayman - Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (Deer Isle, ME)

Teaching Assistant to Megan Biddle - Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA)

2014 Teaching Assistant to Emma Salamon - Glass Survey - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA)

2013 Teaching Assistant to Kristen Neville Taylor - Introductory Glass - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA)

2012 Teaching Assistant to Dan Cutrone - Introductory Glass - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA)

Museum Studies Intern - Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA) Museum Studies Intern for “Craft Spoken Here,” an exhibition of contemporary craft

 

Awards & Honors

2017 Full Scholarship Award -  Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA) Selected for a full scholarship for Doreen Garner's workshop "Dead or Alive"

2014 Corning Incorporated Award  -  Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA) Nominated and Selected for the Corning Incorporated Award, a full scholarship for  course, “PHYS 101: Spontaneous/Control” with Aimee Sones and Anjali Srinivasan

Jack Malis Glass Award - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) Awarded for artistic achievement, selected by faculty

Glass Faculty Award - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) Awarded for outstanding BFA Thesis Exhibition

Billikopf Award - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) Awarded by Tyler Art History Faculty for outstanding scholarship & dedication

Faculty Community Arts Certificate Award - Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA) Selected for outstanding performance within the community arts field.

2013 Partner Scholarship -  Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA) Tyler School of Art Partner Scholarship for the course, “Kiln-Formed Glass and Public Art” with Lauren Porcari and Warren Langely.

2011 Mutch Scholarship to Study Abroad in Scotland - St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia Selected out of Philadelphia college students for a full $18,000 scholarship to study abroad at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland for the 2011-2012 school year

 

Employment

2017 On-Site Installation Assistant to Daniel Clayman - Grounds for Sculpture (Trenton, NJ) Assisted in installation of large-scale glass and light sculpture

Summer Staff- Pilchuck Glass School (Stanwood, WA) Work-Exchange in various studios and departments at Pilchuck Glass School, 2013-2017

Adjunct Instructor - Salem Community College (Salem, NJ) Instructor for glass Cold Construction and Surface Treatment at the Glass Education Center

2016 John Pomp Studios (Philadelphia, PA) - 2015-2016 Cold Shop and Kiln Production Assistant for glass furniture and lighting design company.  

Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, PA) - 2012 - Present Family Programs and Special Events educator

2015 ChoChoMa Studios (Dubai, UAE) - Jan 2015-April 2015 Design Development Associate for architectural glass studio and artist residency program.