Jonathan H. Oliver
2007 – BFA with a concentration in sculpture and a minor in philosophy from
The University of Southern Maine.
1999 – Totnes School of Guitar Making; Totnes, England
1999 – Hopewell Valley Central High School; Pennington, NJ
Recent Working History:
Present – self employed as a woodworker, jeweler, wordpress/web developer and string instrument maker, repairer, designer of electric and acoustic instruments.
2008 – Art instructor at the Wainfleet Schools Summer Arts program
2007 – Sculpture apprentice with architect Marcia Wake
2005-2007 – Art Preparator, Gallery Technician, design and web maintenance.
2006 – wood shop assistant supervisor for university of southern main sculpture
2002-2005 – Atlantic Hardwoods; millwork, carpentry, woodwork and deliveries.
2002-2004 – Full and Part-time apprenticeship with master violinmaker
2000 – Worked for the NJ Barn Company where I worked in the shop and onsite
restoring antique timber frame barns as well as constructing scale models.
– worked in a variety of carpentry situations building decks, full
second floor addition, dormer addition, ect.
- full and part time work in various restaraunts in portland, westbrook,
and bridgeton Maine.
– Design and crafting of gallery furniture including outdoor seating
arrangement for University of Southern Maine Art Gallery.
– Maintained a private studio in Portland ME. where I studied violin
bow making, silversmithing, jewelry making and stone setting. As
well as making sound sculptures with salvaged materials, speakers