MJ Tyson

New Jersey, USA

Education

2017 • MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2008 • BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2007 • University of Applied Arts, Pforzheim, Germany

Residencies

2018 • The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
2018 • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2007 • The Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI

Solo Exhibitions

2019 • Trace, Casa Colombo Cultural Center, Jersey City, NJ
2018 • The Last Objects, Brooklyn Metal Works Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009 • Silver and Steel, Gallery HL, Seoul, South Korea
2007 • Changing Direction, Woolen Mill Gallery, Reedsburg, WI

Group Exhibitions

2019 • Objects: Redux — How 50 Years Made Craft Contemporary, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX (upcoming)
2019 • 40 Under 40: The Next Generation of American Metal Artists, Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
2019 • Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
2019 • DINNER by NYC Jewelry Week + Brooklyn Metal Works, R & Company, New York, NY
2019 • MJ Tyson + Dwight Hiscano, Hostetter Arts Center Gallery, Basking Ridge, NJ
2019 • Materials Hard + Soft, Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton, TX
2019 • ShapeShifters: Jewelry + Metalsmithing Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
2018 • KNOCKOFF, NYC Jewelry Week, New York, NY
2018 • Anonymous Brooklyn, Brooklyn Metal Works Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2018 • Here Today, Society of North American Goldsmiths Membership Exhibition, snagspace.org
2018 • Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
2018 • Juried Craft, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
2018 • Transformation 10: Contemporary Works in Found Materials, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
2018 • 33rd Annual Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Fine Art, Tallahassee, FL
2018 • Marzee for Starters, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
2018 • 10x10x10, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA
2018 • Making Matters: Fresh Perspectives in Fine Craft, Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Layton, NJ
2018 • RE:FORMATION, Gallery Madison Park, New York, NY
2018 • Tiny Acts Topple Empires, The Woskob Family Gallery at Penn State, State College, PA
2018 • Marzee for Starters at FRAME, Schmuck 2018, Munich, Germany
2018 • Talente, Munich and Upper Bavarian Chamber of Skilled Trades, Munich, Germany
2018 • RISD Faculty Exhibition, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2017 • Sieraden, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, Netherlands
2017 • Union + Concurrence: International Exhibition, Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing, China
2017 • International Graduate Show, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands
2017 • So Fresh + So Clean, Ethical Metalsmiths International Student Exhibition, emstudents.org
2017 • String Theories, Field Projects, New York, NY
2017 • TAKEN, Brooklyn Metal Works Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 • Duality: Glimpses of the Other Side, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2017 • RISD Graduate Thesis Show, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
2017 • Our America: Critical Perspectives on Americana, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
2017 • TAKEN, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2017 • Mutual Encounters, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
2017 • -ISMS: Exploring the Intersectionality of Identities, GD Gallery, Providence, RI
2016 • Feast + Fathom: Jewelry + Metalsmithing Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
2013 • MJ Tyson + Rob Ventura, Hostetter Arts Center Gallery, Basking Ridge, NJ
2012 • Model Citizens NYC, 52 Mercer Street, New York, NY
2011 • Earcandy, Alloy Gallery, Newport, RI
2009 • Homes, Cairo Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 • Jewelry + Metalsmithing Degree Show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
2008 • Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2008 • Inhorgenta Europe, Munich, Germany
2008 • Werkshau, University of Applied Arts Pforzheim, Pforzheim, Germany
2006 • Alumni Show, Hostetter Arts Center Gallery, Basking Ridge, NJ
2006 • Jewelry + Metalsmithing Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
2005 • All That Glitters, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2005 • Under the Hermitage Vaults, General Staff Building, St. Petersburg, Russia

Teaching Experience

Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
RISD Continuing Education, Providence, RI
Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ
The Bloomfield School, Brooklyn, NY
3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY