Claire Wood / Art & Architecture



E d u c a t i o n

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, M.Arch. , 2007 – 2010
• RISD fellowship 2007-2010
• Graduate Studies Grant 2010

University of British Columbia Tokyo Program, Tokyo, Japan, M.Arch. program Fall 2008

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., M.Arch. program 2006 – 2007

University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C., BFA Honors in Visual Arts 1998 - 2002
• Helen Pitt Graduate Award 2002
• Heather Cragg Memorial scholarship 1999 – 2001

E x p e r i e n c e

SPAN Architecture, New York, NY, 2013 - Present
Project Manager: Work on high-end residential design for private clients.

Billy Cotton Studio, Brooklyn, NY, 2012 - 2013
Designer : Work on various furniture design & domestic renovation projects, often design - build

The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY, 2012 - Present
Construction Manager, Co-Director : Managed build-out, ongoing involvement in collective management

SkB ARCHITECTS, Seattle WA, 2011
Design Intern : Work on various office projects, in all phases of design

SITU STUDIO, Brooklyn, NY, 2010 - 2011
Design Intern : Design and installation for a project located in the Brooklyn Museum

MONTGOMERY WOOD ARCHITECT, Vancouver, BC 2004 - 2009
Architectural Assistant : Duties included site visits and analysis, concept design proposals, construction documentation, client meetings

RISD Department of Liberal Arts, Providence, RI, 2009
Teaching Assistant : Position involved leading discussion and authoring class activities for freshman History in Art course.

RISD Department of Architecture, Providence, RI, 2007 – 2008
Solar Decathlon Graduate Assistant : RISD sponsored application for Solar Decathlon

WRKS DVSN gallery, Vancouver, BC, 2005 – 2006
Gallery coordinator : WRKS DVSN was a small artist-run gallery and studio. Experience includes curatorial, installation, administration/publicity, bureaucracy, management.

A r t & E x h i b i t i o n s

Stadtwald Dresden, gallery installation, STORE gallery, Dresden, 2013

Plant Sale, group show, CSAA gallery, Brooklyn, 2013

Meta/mimetic/mnemonic, group show, Bayard Ewing Gallery, RISD, 2010

Nowadays, Dear, Installation and painting at the WRKS DVSN gallery, 2006

The Bedazzling of Andreas Vesalius, Solo Painting Show at the Rogue Gallery, Victoria, BC, 2004

Up against the Wall, group show at the 1.6 gallery, Vancouver, BC, 2003

Decisions & Porcelain, solo show at the Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC, 2003