Stephanie Trenchard

Born 1962 Champaign Illinois

BFA Illinois State University


Solo Exhibitions

2017            Patterns, Benedict F and Dorothy J Gorecki Gallery at St Benedict College, Saint Joseph, Minnesota

2012            Convergence: Popelka Trenchard New Work, Plymouth Art Center, Plymouth, Wisconsin

                  Trenchard & Popelka: New Glass Work, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee

                   Narratives in Glass, Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico           

2011            Memory is a Strange Bell, Mesa Arts Center Museum, Arizona

2010            Myth, Hooks Epstein Gallery, Houston

2008            Iowa Artisan Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa

                    Dialogue Revisited, Pismo Gallery, Vail, Colorado

2007            Thomas Riley Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio


Selected Exhibitions

2018             Bangkok Glass Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand

            Sharper Edges: Women Working on the Edge, Bergstrom Museum of Glass, Neenah, Wisconsin

2017            Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

                   Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library, Corning, New York

2015            Quest for the Best, Invitational Artist, Smithsonian Women’s Committee, Washington DC

                   Salon Show, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

                   Teapot Show, Morgan Gallery, Pittsburg, PA

2014             Women in Cultural Context, Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

                    Forward 2014: A Survey of Wisconsin Art Now,  Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013            Curiosities and Things of Wonder, H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, Carthage College,                                                 Kenosha, Wisconsin

                  Glass Artists of the New North, Bergstrom Mahler Glass Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin

2012            Celebrations, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

                   Focus on Color, Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

2010            Mesa Contemporary Crafts, Mesa Arts Center, Arizona

2009            Craft Forms 2009, Wayne Art Center, Pennsylvania

                   40th Year Celebration: Glass Masterworks. Hooks Epstein Gallery, Houston

2008               Glass, Center for Visual Arts, Wausau, Wisconsin

                      Professional Dimensions Collection, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend

2007               Romancing the Flame, Flame Run, Louisville, Kentucky

                     Women in Glass, Flame Run, Louisville, Kentucky

                     Art Alfresco – Garden Inspired Art, 2007 Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

                     Blown Away: an Exhibition of Glass Sculpture. Hooks Epstein Gallery, Houston

2006-14 PalmBeach3, Thomas Riley Gallery

2005            Good Eats, Phoenix International Airport,

                    Textures Art Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

2004            Vespermann Glass Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2004-16 SOfA Chicago Thomas Riley Gallery

2002            New Talent in Craft, Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, Wisconsin

                   Fine Glass Art, October, 2002, Carilyn Gallery, Dallas, Texas

                 Featured Artist, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin

2000            Women Artists, Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

                  Glass, Paper, & Fiber, Hardy Gallery Invitational, Ephraim, Wisconsin

Teaching & Professional Experience

2018             Narrative Inclussions, Corning Museum of Glass School

2017            Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

                   Bangkok Glass, Established the first hot glass school in Southeast Asia

2016             Narrative Inclussions, Corning Museum of Glass School

2014            Introduction to Sand Casting with Jeremy Popelka at UW Stevens Point

2011            Rising Star at Glass Weekend, Jane Sauer Gallery, Millville, New Jersey

2011            Residency at Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois

2010            Master Casting Class, Pratt Fine Art Center, Seattle, Washington

2009            Casting Workshop, University Of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

2008            Curated Narratives in Glass, at The Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois


Public & Corporate Collections

             Permanent Collection, Museum of Wisconsin Art

             Permanent Collection, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI

             Permanent Collection, Theda Care, Neenah, WI

             Permanent Collection, Door County Memorial Hospital, Neenah, WI

             Installation at Foley & Lardner Law Firm, Milwaukee, WI

             Permanent Collection Alverno College Library, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

             Permanent Collection of Bergstrom Mahler Glass Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin

             Hands, Glass Installation, Sevastopol School, Wisconsin



Awards, Recognition & Publications

2018            Stratton Lecture, Glass Art Society conference in Venice, Italy

2017            Wisconsin People & Ideas, 4th Quarter Issue

2017            American Craft, March/April Issue

2015            Margaret Rahill Memorial Award, Charles Allis Museum

2012            Midwest Living, Fall

2010            Jurors Choice Grand Prize, Mesa Arts Center, Arizonian

2009            Kentucky Monthly, June

2008            Vail Daily, Jan 18,

2008            Glass Artist Stephanie Trenchard Sits Down with Plum TV- Vail, Colorado



1984              BFA in Painting, Illinois State University