Cooper Hewitt says...

Born San Diego CA 1956
Education: Univ of California, Berkeley 1974-76
BS Univ of California, Davis, 1978
MA San Diego State University, CA 1981
Independent studio David Tisdale Jewelry Design, New York, 1981-86
Faculty,New School/Parsons School of Design, New York 1982-88
Faculty, New York University, New York, 1985-88

President, David Tisdale Design, Inc., New York 1986-present

Design Patents, 2004-2003, Issued for the United States
Good Design Award, 2001 and 1996, Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design
Panton Color Award, 1988, Pantone Color Institute
American Craft Museum Design Award, 1985

Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, Chicago , IL
Montreal Musem of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Museum of Applied Arts, Berlin, Germany
Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Selected Exhibitions:
2006 - “Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005,” Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
2003 - “Have A Bite: 20th Century Flatware,” Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2001 - “Aluminum By Design: Jewelry to Jets,” Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York, NY
1990-1993 - “Art That Works,” Decorative Arts of the Eighties, Crafts in America, National Tour, organized by the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
1988-89 - “Design in America,” Eastern European Tour, organized by the United States Information Agency, Washington, DC
1985 “ Contemporary Materials Redefined: Alternative Materials,” Pittsburgh Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1983 “ Four American Jewelers, “ V&V Galerie, Vienna, Austria

Ornament As Art, 2008, Helen Drutt, Arnoldsche
Jewelry of Our Time, 1996, Helen W. Drutt English and Peter Dormer, Rizzoli
One of a Kind, 1994, Susan Lewin, Abrams
Contemporary Crafts in the World, 1987, Gap Eul Publishing, Seoul, Korea