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Stephen Shachtman

Born in 1978, Fort Collins, Colorado 


M.F.A 2006 Jewelry/Metals

School for American Craft

Rochester Institute of Technology.

Rochester, NY

B.F.A 2002 Jewelry/Metals Colorado State University,

Fort Collins, CO

Certificate 1999 Film Studies Directing/Editing

New York Film Academy

University of California Los Angeles,

Los Angeles, CA

Professional Experience

2002- Current --Shachtman Studios: Artist, Sculptor, Art Installation, Art Consulting, Jewelry, Lighting, Furniture design, Custom utilitarian creations, Fabricator, Contractor

Loveland, Colorado

2013- 2016-- Adjunct Faculty Jewelry/Metalsmithing, Metro State University Denver, Colorado

2013-2014--Adjunct Faculty Jewelry/Metalsmithing Arapahoe Community College Littleton, Colorado

2011-2013 Bench Jeweler- Todd Reed Boulder, Co

2005 –2006--Instructor foundations & fabrication in metal,

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2004- 2005-- Teaching Assistant, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Exhibition Record:

2022: State of the Art

            Arvada Center, Arvada Co


2021 : Contemporary Art Survey

            Lincoln Center, Fort Collins Co


           "Carbon Footprint"

            Space Gallery, Denver Co

            Governors Art Show

            Loveland Museum, Loveland  Co


2020: "Us and Them"


             Space Gallery, Denver, Co


2019   "Colorado Abstract+ 10 a history and      survey. Arvada Center, Arvada, Co


            “Blurring the Lines"

            Sporing Porifera Silver neck piece

            Arvada Center, Arvada, Co


2018    “Color Fields”

            Space Gallery, Denver, Co

2017    "Altered Lanscapes"

             Space gallery Denver Co

            Governors Art Show

            Loveland Museum of Art, Loveland Co

2016   “Goveners art show” (G)

            Loveland Museum of Art, Loveland, Co

2015    “ Beyond the Plane” (G)

            Space Gallery Denver, Co

2014     “Natural Surroundings” (G

Space Gallery Denver, CO

2010-- Mix’” Center for Visual Arts Metro State College of Denver, Denver, Co

“Ice Breaker” Dry Ice Gallery Denver, CO

2009-- “Forms and Techniques” Space Gallery Denver, CO

Sugar in the City” McGrath and Braun Denver, CO

Colorado Abstract” .Center for Visual Arts Metro State College of Denver. Denver, CO

Recent Projects:

2018---Fossil Creek Project

            Public Art Fort Collins, Co


2017 -- Arkansas A

             Little Rock Arkansas

2016 --- Wilson Watchmen

Public Art City Of Loeland , CO

2012 -- Quincy Public art

Sculpture BRIDGE Contractor/Designer/Fabricator

Sheridan Blvd Public Art City of Denver, Co

2010-Univesrty of Wyoming

War Memorial Staduim

Project Management between steel fabricators and Granite fab, installation. Laramie Wy

2009 The Denver Zoo Commissioned to Patrick Marold Studios

Production contractor/Fabricator

Public Art Denver, Co

2008 --Enlightened” The Villaggio


Fort Collins, Co

Fault Shadows” Gates Center

Commissioned to Patrick Marold Studios

Consultant fabricator, Production/Studio Assistant, Installation

Public Art Denver, Co

2007---Geological Fence Project”


Dr. Howard Perko,

CTL|Thompson Fort Collins, Co

2006-- Kosovo Humanitarian Award, “Sponge” commission

Additional Awards

2016 The Westword “Best Abstract show” (G) Beyond the Plane

2015 The Westword “Best Group Show” Natural Surrounding

2012 The Westward Best new public art "Bridge"


2006 ---“Cabo Chipirón” Niche Student Award Finalist Mixed Media

2004 -2006-- RIT SAC Metals Graduate Scholarship Award

2005 --Tiffany & Co. Foundation Scholarship Award


2012 Westward Best of 2012 Denver Best New Public Art Piece

2009 Colorado Abstract, “painting and sculpture” Pg. 264-267

2009 Rocky Mountain News January 1st 2009

2006 R.I.T The University Magazine Spring 2006 Image pg.21

2006 Signatures art & literature magazine Image pg.13


Craig Ponzio  Evergreen,  Co

City of Little Rock Little Rock, Ar

Dr. Dean and Mary Kumpuris Litle Rock, Ar

Mr. Brett & Mrs Mandy Butterstei Ensenada, Ca

Mr Alen Kagen Dallas, Tx

Mrs Joan Wallick Columbus, Oh

Dr. Ken & Mrs Paisley Pattine Fort Collins,Co

Dr. Rich & Mrs Susan Harrison Fort Collins,Co

First Data Denver, Co

Dr. Jim & Mrs Susan Taylor Parker, Co

Mr. Eric Shandrowski & Miss. Stasia Patience Denver, Co

Mr. Robin & Mrs. Eileen Dornfest Fort Collins,Co

Mrs. Nilda Getty Fort Collins,Co

Dr. Bill & Mrs.Beverly Shachtman Fort Collins,Co

Mrs. Melisa Wright Dallas, Tx

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