Teresa Faris
Associate Professor

Teresa Faris

Teresa Faris (MFA 1998- University of Wisconsin-Madison) is Associate Professor and Area Head of the Metals program at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where she received the Women in Leadership Award and the 2013 College of Art and Communication Excellence in Teaching Award. Former teaching appointments include San Diego State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Teresa is co-author of the Women of Metal Exhibition and Oral History Project, and is the recipient of numerous awards including: National Endowment for the Arts 2008 Grant Award: Access to Artistic Excellence. Teresa participated in the Artist in Residence program at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI (1999). 

Faris exhibits extensively in Europe and the US most recently: Beijing International Jewelry Exhibition, Beijing Institute of  Fashion Technology, Beijing, China,  Empreintes 2017 represented by Alliages, Lalabeyou gallery, Madrid, Spain,  Small Gifts from Big Donors- Part 2. Racine Art Museum, Racine WI,  Omni, Columbus Museum of Art+Design, Columbus, OH, Empreintes, the Permanent 2017, Alliages. Lille, France, Wearable Expressions, 7th Annual International Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, We Are SNAG: (Up)Setting the Stone, Online Exhibition, CraftForms 2016, Annual International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, JOYA Barcelona, represented by Alliages (Lille, France), Spain, Shadow Themes, Reinstein‚é™Ross, New York, NY, Color Me This. Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC, Cultivate. Zoom Symposium. Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Passion BiJou(x), Contemporary Jewelry Collection of Marianne Gassier. Galeria Tossal, Melting Point 2016. Valencia, Spain and SOFA Chicago, represented by Charon Kransen Arts, NY

Professional Reviews and other Media Citations include: To The Point, Edition Winterworks, Germany, 2017. http://blog.otherpeoplespixels.com/otherpeoplespixels-interviews-teresa-f-faris, SoCatcy! Where Fashion Begins http://socatchy.net/the-work-of-teresa-faris/,  The Biennial Jewelry Issue of American Craft. Oct/Nov 2015 , The Contemporary Jewelry Exchange 2014. Ingramspark publisher, Denmark, Interview with Teresa Faris, Klimt02. http://klimt02.net/forum/interviews/interview-teresa-faris-2014, New Necklaces: 500 Designs from Around the World. Promopress. Barcelona, Spain, Metalsmith. Exhibition in Print. Animal Instincts 2014 , Jewelbook 12|13, Stichting Kunstboek Publishers, Belgium, 2012, Creating Linus Jewellery, September Issue, feature page 22-27. http://www.creatinglinus.com/index.php/item/7-creating-linus-jewellery, Best of Worldwide Jewelry Artists, Kennedy Publishing, 2012, WFUMC Anesthesiology Journal. Cover Image: Genetics. March, 2011, 500 Silver Jewelry Designs. Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2011, 500 Plastic Jewelry Designs. Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2009, Garbage Pin. Project ‘worth VS waste’. Klimt02 Publishers. 2009, Clowes, Jody. Metalsmiths and Mentors. Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 2006, Making Metal Beads. Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2006, 500 Necklaces. Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2006, 500 Bracelets. Lark Books/Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. 2005.