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Steve Wooldridge - Artist

About Steve Wooldridge

Learn more about Steve Wooldridge from Indianapolis, IN - United States.

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Wooldridge Sculpture Studio
Stephen E. Wooldridge
1264 West 206th Street • Sheridan, Indiana 46069
United States
(317)758-6076

Stephen Wooldridge studied 3D Design and Sculpture at the Dayton Art Institute in Dayton, Ohio and
sculpture technique at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has extensive experience in
welding, fabrication and finishing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as exotic alloys through
training with the US Navy. He is currently building limited edition sculptural furniture, and site specific
sculpture for indoors and outdoors.
Stephen has exhibited in numerous countries, has won many prestigious awards and continues to
receive praise as a contemporary sculptor and fabricator from architects, designers and private clients.
Stephen handles all aspects of design, construction, transportation and installation.

ORGANIZATIONS
American Crafts Council
National Sculptural Society
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Indiana Blacksmiths Association
Appalachian Blacksmiths Association
British Blacksmiths Association
Artist Blacksmith Association of North America

EXHIBITIONS / SHOWS
2006 - Exhibition of “Honor Guard” - Dean Johnson Gallery - Indianapolis, IN
2006 - Finalist in Saxony Development Sculpture Competition - Fishers, IN
2006 - Permanent Display and Purchase of “Zephyr” - Indiana and Purdue Universities, Indianapolis, IN
2005 - Exhibition of stainless steel sculpture “Star Seeker” - Memorial Sculpture Gardens - Indianapolis, IN
2005 - Demonstration of large forged iron sculpture - National Blacksmith Conference - Richmond, KY
2005 - Massachusetts Avenue Streetscape - Indianapolis, IN
2004 - “One Piece Show” - Dean Johnson Gallery - Indianapolis, IN
2004 - “Art for the Village” Competition finalist - Indianapolis, IN
2004 - “Canal Project” Competition finalist - Indianapolis, IN
2004 - “Sculpture in the Park” exhibition of “Honor Guard” - White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
2004 - Massachusetts Avenue Streetscape - Indianapolis, IN
2003 - “Sculpture in the Park” exhibition of “Friendship Arch” - White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
2003 - “Sculpture Group Show” - John Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2003 - Massachusetts Avenue Streetscape - Indianapolis, IN
2002 - “Sculpture in the Park” exhibition of “Honor Guard” - White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
2000 - “Sculpture in the Park” - White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
2000 - “Bird Houses” - exhibition of forged iron and copper tree - White River State Park - Indianapolis, IN
2000 - Exhibition - Broad Strokes Gallery - Indianapolis, IN
1999 - Featured Artist - REA (Rundell Ernstberger Associates), Land Planners in Urban Design - Indianapolis, IN
1999 - Artist - SOFA (Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) Blacksmithing Conference - Troy, OH
1998 - “The Creative Spirit” exhibition - Arts in the Common Gallery - Columbus, IN
1996 - “Metal Sculpture” solo show - Greenburg Gallery - Greenburg, OH
1996 - Alliance Gallery - Indianapolis Museum of Art - 1986-1996 - Indianapolis, IN
1990 - Rental Gallery - Fort Wayne Museum of Art - 1989,1990 - Fort Wayne, IN
1988 - “Contemporary Iron ‘87” - National Invitational Travelling Exhibition, Louisville Art Gallery - Louisville, KY
1987 - “Zeitgemasse Kunstschmeidearbeiten und Skulpturen” - Intl. Juried Exhibition - Friedrichshafen, Germany
1986 - “Erster Kunstschmeide Welt Kongress” - First World Blacksmithing Conference Exhibition - Aachen, Germany
1986 - “Birmingham Blacksmithing Festival” - National Juried Exhibition - Birmingham, AL
1985 - “Forged Iron ’85” - International Exhibition - Ironbridge Gorge Museum- Coalbrookedale, England
1985 - “Forging Ahead” - Indiana State Museum - Indianapolis, IN
1984 - “Hands of Man Crafts Invitational Biennial” - Art League Invitational Exhibition - Indianapolis, IN
1984 - “Contemporary Iron” - National Invitational Exhibition, Louisville Art Gallery - Louisville, KY
1984 - “Let There Be Light” - National Invitational Exhibition, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
1980 - “Everyday Metal” - Juried National Traveling Exhibition, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN
1980 - “Metalsmithing ‘80” - Juried International Exhibition, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
1970 - “A Day at Oldfields” - Penrod Society, Indianapolis, IN
1970 - “Stephen Wooldrige Metal Sculpture” - All Souls Unitarian Church, Indianapolis, IN
1970 - Wabash Valley Exhibition, Terre Haute, IN
1970 - “Hoosier Art Salon” - First Prize , Indianapolis, IN
1969 - “Flower and Patio Show” - Indianapolis, IN
1969 - “Group Show” - Orchard School - Indianapolis, IN

ORGANIZATION EXHIBITIONS / SHOWS
2004 - Demonstrator - Artist Blacksmith Association of North America (ABANA) - Eastern Kentucky University
2004 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Eastern Kentucky University
1999 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Asheville, NC
1996 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Alfred, NY
1994 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - St. Louis, MO
1990 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Alfred, NY
1988 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Birmingham, AL
1986 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Phoenix, AZ
1984 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - De Pere, WI
1982 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - Cedar Lakes Crafts Center, Ripley, WV
1978 - Exhibitor - ABANA International Conference - State University of New York, Purchase, NY

MEDIA
2004 - Feature in Public Art Indianapolis
2004 - Feature articles in Noblesville, Indiana Noblesville Times, Lebanon, Indiana Lebanon Reporter
2003 - Feature articles in Indianapolis Star, Indianapolis The Lockerbie Letter
2001 - Feature News Story “Dick Wolfsie Show”, WISH, CBS affiliate - Indianapolis
2000 - Feature News Story “Shireen on the Scene”, WXIN, FOX affiliate - Indianapolis
2000 - Feature articles in Hamilton County Indiana Daily Ledger, Merrillville Indiana Merrillville Post Tribune
2000 - Feature articles in Shelbyville, Indiana The Shelbyville News, Rushville,Indiana Rushville Republican
2000 - Feature article in US Department of Defense The Ledger
1991 - Feature article in The American Furniture Makers, Kraus Sikes Publishing
1985 - Feature article in The Anvils Ring, Artists Blacksmithing Association Publishing
1971 - Feature articles in Contract, Interior Design, Art in America, Indiana Architect

Steve Wooldridge joined Fine Art America on June 6th, 2010.