CODY JAMES NORMAN


CV



EDUCATION

Cranbrook Academy of Art                           May 2020

MFA in 3D Design

Electives in Ceramics & 4D Design




School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)                                       May 2016

BFA in Designed Objects & Sculpture




AWARDS

- Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Emerging Artist Award 2020

- Designlines, Love Tag, IDS Toronto 2020




TEACHING

Lecturer, Sculpture and Designed Objects         January 2021 - Present

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL




SOLO EXHIBITIONS

- “Morphogenesis,” Next:Space Detroit, MI, Fall 2021

- “The Visible Hand,” Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL, Spring 2018




GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022

-”Flourish,” Chicago Botanic Garden, IL, Spring 2022

-”Handwerk,” Next:Space, Detroit, MI, Spring 2022

-”Reopening,” Next:Space, Detroit, MI, Winter 2022




2021

- “Collecting x Design,” M Contemporary, Ferndale, MI, Fall 2021

- “Adaptation,” Culture.Object, New York, NY, Fall 2021

- Class of 2020 Graduate Degree Exhibition, Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI, Summer 2021




2020

- Inedito, Design Week Mexico , Mexico City, Mexico, Fall 2020

- Intersect Chicago, Chicago, IL, Fall 2020

- Online Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Summer 2020

- “Never Normal,” Wasserman Projects, Detroit, MI, Fall 2020

- Studio North, Interior Design Show, Toronto, ON  Winter 2020




2019

-“Dish/,” Studio Radish and Form & Seek, Detroit, MI Fall 2019

- Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Spring & Fall 2019

- What is the Future of Furniture, Next:Space Gallery, Ferndale, MI, Fall 2019

- Design Mutations, International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York, NY, Spring 2019

- Works in Progress, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Winter 2019




2018

- MEGA 2018, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, Fall 2018

- 90th Michigan Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI, Fall 2018




2017

- 89th Michigan Regional Exhibition, Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI, Fall 2017

- Eye Level, SAIC Student Union Galleries, Chicago, IL, Summer 2017




2016

- Connect Hyde Park, The Silver Room, Chicago, IL, Fall 2016

- SAIC BFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, Spring 2016




RESIDENCIES

- Artist-in-residence at Matrix4 Factory, Woodstock, Illinois, Fall 2021




PRESS

- Cool Hunting, Detroit Month of Design 2021 Highlights

- Sight Unseen Never Normal Feature

- A/D/O Journal, Toronto Design Week 2020

- Interior Design Magazine, What Caught Our Eye on the Opening Day of IDS Toronto 2020

- Treehugger, Not seen at the Interior Design Show 2020: A whole lot of sustainable, green design




WORKSHOPS

- Student-led 3D Printing Workshop, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Fall 2019

- Ceramic 3D Printing Workshop, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Fall 2019

- Arduino Robot Arm Workshop, Harold Washington Library Maker Lab, Spring 2018




LECTURES

2021

- Artist talk, Applied Materials and Processes, CCS, Detroit, MI, Fall 2021

- Artist talk, Advanced Fabrication, SAIC, Chicago, IL, Fall 2021

- Artist talk, Build Your Own Factory, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, Spring 2021

- Artist talk, Materials and Processes, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, Winter 2021

- Visiting Artist, Materials Sampling, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI Winter 2021

2020

- Material Sampling Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Fall 2020

- Artist talk, Future of Making: Robotic Fabrication Class, SAIC, Chicago, IL, Winter 2020

- Second Year Presentation, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Fall 2019

2019

- Artist talk, Iron Casting Class & Advanced Robotic Milling Class, SAIC, Chicago, IL, Spring 2019

- Presentation, Ryerson University, School of Interior Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Winter 2019

2018

- Artist talk, Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL, Spring 2018

- Artist talk, Contemporary Practices Department, SAIC, Chicago IL, Spring 2018

- Artist talk & Workshop, Advanced Milling Class, SAIC, Chicago, IL Spring 2018



Chicago, IL