Resume

Here is a list of the publications featuring the work of Charles Karadimos, a list of many of the shows and exhibitions in which he has participated and some of the special projects in which he has been involved.
Publications:
Through the Kaleidoscope by Cozy Baker ... Beechcliff Books, 1985.
Through the Kaleidoscope... And Beyond by Cozy Baker... Beechcliff Books, 1987.
1990 Kaleidoscope Calendar by Cozy Baker ... Beechcliff Books, 1989.
Kaleidorama by Cozy Baker ... Beechcliff Books,1990.
The Kaleidoscope Book edited by Thom Boswell ... Sterling/Lark, 1992.
Kaleidoscope Renaissance by Cozy Baker ... Beechcliff Books, 1993.
Mirrors & Light : Vol. 1, No. 1... Penson Ink, Fall 1993.
Mirrors & Light : Vol. 1, No. 2, (featured artist) ... Penson Ink, Winter 1994.
Sunshine Artist : Sunshine Artists USA ... Feb. 1994.
American Quilter : Vol. X, No. 1 ... The American Quilter's Society, Spring 1994.
The Brewster Society News Scope ... kaleidoscope newsletter, 1985 - present.
Kaleidoscopia: A Calendar for the last 5 years of the 1900’s by Cozy Baker.
Simple Kaleidoscopes by Gary Newlin ... Sterling/Lark, 1995.
Kaleidoscopes & Quilts by Paula Nadelstern ... C & T Publishing, 1996.
Guinness Record Breakers by Karen Young ... Guinness Publishing Ltd., 1997.

Glass Craftsman Magazine : Kaleidoscopes by Loretta Radeshi ... Dec./Jan. 1998.
Washingtonian Magazine : Surprise Party by Bill Novak ... June. 1998.
Kaleidoscopes: Wonders of Wonder by Cozy Baker ... C & T Publishing, 1999.
Kaleidoscopes by Teruki Kimiko ... 2000.
Kaleidoscope Museum: Japan ... 2000.
Kaleidoscope Artistry by Cozy Baker ... C & T Publishing, 2002.
Mirror, Mirror by Mark Pendergrast ... Basic Books, 2003
The Kaleidoscope Collector’s Guide ... by MM Gibson, Mirrors and Light Gallery, 2005

Fascinating World Kaleidoscope ... Galerie Vivant ... 2007
Teatro Caleidoscopio ... Andre Amaro ... 2007

Paula Nadelstern's Kaleidoscope Quilts: An Artist's Journey Continues ... C & T Publishing ... 2008
Kaleidoscope Mirrors by Hiroshi Yamami ... Japan Broadcasting Publishing Association. ... 2008
Glass Craftsman Magazine ... Kaleidoscope Chronicles (cover) ... Spring 2011

Plus numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

Exhibitions and Awards:
Apr 1980 - First showing of kaleidoscopes at Arts and Craft Show... Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Sept 1985 - First Kaleidoscope Exhibit at Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Display Coordinator ... Rockville, MD
Nov 1985 - Kaleidoscope Exhibit at Kentucky Center for the Arts ... Louisville, Kentucky.
Dec 1985 - Award for Excellence, Ohio Designer Craftsman, Winterfair... Columbus, Ohio.
Apr 1986 - Alternatives in Glass : Sandusky Cultural Arts Center ... Sandusky, Ohio.
Apr 1986 - Kaleidoscope Exhibit ... New Harmony, Indiana.
May 1986 - Kaleidoscope Exhibit sponsored by the Artique ... Lexington, Kentucky.
Sept 1986 - “Through the Kaleidoscope” Exhibit at Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Display Coordinator ... Rockville, MD.
Sept 1986 - Honorable Mention in “ The Best Stained Glass 1986” Competition ... Professional Stained Glass Magazine.
Feb 1987 - Contemporary Kaleidoscopes at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
Mar 1987 - Judges Recognition, Las Olas Art Festival ... Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mar 1987 - “Feature/Focus Kaleidoscopes and Marbles” at Signature Gallery ... Boston and Hyannis, Massachusetts.
May 1987 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs” at the Kentucky Center for the Arts .. Louisville, KY.
Jul 1987 - “Kaleidoscope National Invitational” at Vespermann Glass Studio ... Atlanta, Georgia.
Aug 1987 - Kaleidoscope Exhibit at Kaleido ... Los Angeles, California.
Sept 1987 - “Scope It Out” at Craft Company No. 6 ... Rochester, New York.
Sept - Dec 1987 - “Dance of Light” at Bergen Museum of Art and Science ... Paramus, New Jersey.
Dec 1987 - Annual Scope Show at Glass Growers Gallery ... Erie, Pennsylvania.
Feb 1988 - “Contemporary Kaleidoscopes ‘88” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
Feb 1988 - “Scope It Out” at American Details ... Coconut Grove, Florida.
May 1988 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs III” at Kentucky Center for the Arts, Louisville, KY.
May 1988 - “Kaleidoscope Tasting” at the Hand of the Craftsman ... Nyack, New York.
May 1988 - Brewster Society Meeting ... Nyack, New York.
Oct 1988 - Mykonos Gallery .... Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Dec 1988 - Annual Scope Show at Glass Growers Gallery ... Erie, Pennsylvania.
Feb 1989 - “Contemporary Kaleidoscopes ‘89” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
May 1989 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs IV” at Kentucky Center for the Arts .. Louisville, KY.
Sept 1989 - “Wearable and Mini Scopes” at Mykonos ... Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Sept - Oct 1989 - “Kaleidoscope Invitational 89” at Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Display Coordinator ... Rockville, MD
Dec 1989 - 4th Annual Scope Show at Glass Growers Gallery ... Erie, Pennsylvania.
Jan 1990 - “Kaleidoscope Festival ‘90” at Appalachianna, Artist of the Month ... Washington D.C.
Feb 1990 - “Contemporary Kaleidoscopes ‘90” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
May 1990 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs V” at Kentucky Center for the Arts ... Louisville, KY.
Sept 1990 - “Scopes & Wearables” at Mykonos ... Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Dec 1990 - 5th Annual Scope Show at Glass Growers Gallery ... Erie, Pennsylvania.
Feb 1991 - “Contemporary Kaleidoscopes ‘91” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
May 1991 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs VI” at Kentucky Center for the Arts ... Louisville, KY.
Jul 1991 - Kaleidoscope Exhibit at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts ... Hagerstown, MD.
Sept 1991 - “Kaleidoscope Tasting” at the Hand of the Craftsman ... Nyack, New York.
Sept 1991 - “Scopes & Wearables” at Mykonos ... Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Nov - Dec 1991 - 6th Annual Scope Show at Glass Growers Gallery ... Erie, Pennsylvania.
Feb 1992 - “Contemporary Kaleidoscopes ‘92” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, California.
Apr 1992 - “State of the Scope Expo” at the Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Display Coordinator ... Rockville, MD
Apr 1992 - Brewster Society Convention IV ... Rockville, Maryland.
Aug 1992 - “1992 National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin's ... Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Oct 1992 - “Kaleidofete 92” at Basic Blue ... Sugar Loaf, New York.
Feb 1993 - Kaleidoscope Exhibition ... Aukland, New Zealand.
Jun 1993 - “Kaleidoscopes for Connoisseurs VII” at Kentucky Center for the Arts ... Louisville, KY.
Jun 1993 - Winner of the Brewster Award for Creative Ingenuity for “Tessera”
Aug 1993 - “1993 National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin’s ... Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Sept 1993 - Northeast Regional Brewster Society Meeting ... New York.
Sept 1993 - “Kaleidoscope Renaissance” at the Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Display Coordinator ... Rockville, MD
Jan 1994 - Northwest Regional Brewster Society Meeting ... Seattle, Washington.
Jun 1994 - “Kaleidoscopes from the Cozy Baker Collection” at San Francisco Int’l Airport Museum.
Jun 1994 - Brewster Society Convention VI at the Exploratorium... San Francisco, California.
Jun 1994 - Winner of the Peoples Choice Award for “The Sphere” ... Brewster Society Convention
Aug 1994 - “1994 National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin’s ... Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Oct 1994 - “Magic at Mykonos” Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
Dec 1994 -Jan 1995 - “Engaging Optics” at The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Jan 1995 - Northwest Regional Brewster Society Meeting ... Seattle, Washington.
Jan 1995 - Southeast Regional Brewster Society Meeting ... Orlando, Florida.
Feb - Sep 1995 - “A Touch of Glass” National Geographic Society, Explorer’s Hall .. Washington, DC
Apr 1995 - “The Crate Show”... Adler Gallery...Baltimore, Maryland.
Jun 1995 - Brewster Society Convention VII ... Chicago, Illinois.
Aug 1995 - Third Interdisciplinary Symmetry Congress and Exhibition
Symmetry: Natural and Artificial...World Festival of Kaleidoscopes...Washington DC.
Oct 1995 - First Festive Open House at Dexterity...Montclair, New Jersey.
Oct 1995 - “Twenty Years of Brilliant Images” at Hand of the Craftsman...Nyack, New York.
Feb 1996 - Southwest Regional Meeting...San Antonio, Texas.
Apr 1996 - New York City Regional Meeting...New York, New York.
Jun 1996 - Kaleidomagic...Brewster Convention...Corning, New York.
Oct 1996 - Kaleidofest...Glass Magic...Branson, Missouri.
May 1997 - World of Color ... Brewster Convention...Seattle, Washington.
Sept 1997 -Arts Afire...Alexandria, Virginia.
May 1998 - KaleidoGalaxy ... Brewster Convention...Orlando, Florida.
Sept 1998 - 1998 National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin’s ... Edina, Minnesota.
Feb 1998 - “ Kaleidoscope Celebration, Winter ‘98” at Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, CA.
Mar - Jun 1999 - “ Kaleidoscope and Quilts” at Museum of American Quilters Society ... Padukah KY
May 1999 - Brewster Regional Meeting at Kaatskill Korners.
Aug 1999 - Opening of Kaleidoscope Art Museum in Sendai Japan.
Sept 1999 - 1999 National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin’s ... Maple Grove, Minnesota.
Sept 1999 - Waves of Color ... Brewster Convention...Kennebunkport, Maine.
June 2000 - MidWest Kaleidofest ... Brewster Convention...Davenport. Iowa
May 2001 - Kaleidoscope Jubilee ... Brewster Convention...San Diego, California
Sept 2001 - Northeast Regional Scope-about ...Washington DC
Sept 2001 - Glass Gallery ...Bethesda, Maryland
May 2002 - Kaleidoscope Karnival ... Brewster Convention...New Orleans, Louisiana
Oct 2002 - International Quilt Festival ... Houston, Texas
Jan 2003 - Juror/Creative Crafts Council 24th Biennial...Strathmore Hall Arts Center ... Rockville MD
May 2003 - Brewster Blue Ridge Reunion ... Brewster Convention ... Asheville, NC.
Apr - June 2003 - "Glass Art and Kaleidoscope Celebration" Eileen Kremen Gallery ... Fullerton, CA.
Jul 2003 - Vermont Kaleidofest at Stowe Craft Design Center ... Stowe VT
Aug 2003 - 12th Annual National Kaleidoscope Exhibit” at Davlin’s ... Edina, Minnesota.
Sept 2003 - 6th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Oct 2003 - International Quilt Festival ... Houston, Texas
Nov 2003 - Manager/member/Co-director of the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society
June 2004 - Highlands Rendezvous ... Brewster Convention ... Portland, OR.
Sept 2004 - 7th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Oct - Nov 2004 - “Infinite Reflections: Kaleidoscope Magic and Wonder”, Eclectic Gallery ... Ponte Vedre Beach, FL.
May 2005 - Presentation at Opening of Earth Tower at Nagoya Expo, ... Nagoya, JAPAN
May - June 2005 - “Charles Karadimos Kaleidoscope Show” , Gallerie Vivant, ... Tokyo JAPAN
June 2005 - Convergence 2005 ... 17th Annual Brewster Convention ... Nashville, TN.
July - Aug 2005 - “A Kaleidoscopic Summer” at Vespermann Glass Gallery ... Atlanta GA
Sept 2005 - 8th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Sept - Oct 2005 - Kaleidoscope Reflections: 20th Anniversary Exhibit at Strathmore Mansion, (Curator) ... Rockville MD
Sept 2005 - Second Place at Kaleidoscope Reflections: 20th Anniversary Exhibit ... Rockville MD
Dec 2005 - Juror for International Three Senses Kaleidoscope Competition at Kaleidoscope Museum ... Sendai JAPAN
May 2006 - Fiesta of Color ... 18th Annual Brewster Convention ... Albuquerque NM

May - July 2007 - 26th Biennial Juried Exhibition at the Mansion at Strathmore ... Creative Crafts Council ... North Bethesda MD
June 2007 - Lightwaves ... 19th Annual Brewster Convention ... Charleston SC

Sept 2007 - 10th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Apr - May 2008 - "Kaleidoscopes Incarnate" at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
Sept 2008 - 11th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Apr - Sept 2009 - "Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelestern" at the American Folk Art Museum ... NY City NY
May - June 2009 - "Kaleidoscope Odyssey" 2nd Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Honorable Mention ... Mendocino CA
June - July 2009 - "Creative Crafts Council 27th Biennial Juried Exhibition" at the Mansion at Strathmore ... North Bethesda MD
July 2009 - "Stowe Craft Gallery 8th Annual Kaleidoscope Festival" ... voted best interior image for "Odyssey" ... Stowe VT
August 16, 2009 - Featured segment on CBS Sunday Morning Magazine ... Link to show
Sept 2009 - BKS Regional meeting ... Bethesda MD
Sept 2009 - 12th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA.
Nov 2009 - Honorable Mention in Sculptural for "Dichro ll" in the 2009 Dichroic by Design Contest ... http://www.cbs-dichroic.com/contests.asp
April 2010 - "Life's Reflections" 3rd Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
June 2010 - Kaleidoscope Reflections ... 20th Annual Brewster Convention ... Santa Clara CA
June 2010 - Twentieth Anniversary Artists Recognition Award ... Award for Classic and Enduring Design
June 2010 - Twentieth Anniversary Artists Recognition Award ... Award for Favorite Artist
July 2010 - "Stowe Craft Gallery 9th Annual Kaleidoscope Festival" ... Stowe VT
Sept 2010 - 13th Annual Kaleidoscope Show at Arts Afire ... Alexandria VA
Apr 2011 - "Kaleidoscopes: What's Old is New Again" 4th Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
May - June 2011 - "Kaleidoscopes of the 21st Century" ... Carnegie Visual and Performing Art Center ... Covington KY
May 2011 - People's Choice Award ... Carnegie Visual and Performing Art Center ... Covington KY
May 2011 - "Happy Colors" ... 21st Annual Brewster Convention ... Covington KY
May 2011 - People's Choice Award (Tribute to Cozy) ... Covington KY
June - Oct 2011 - "Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelestern" at the Akron Art Museum ... Akron OH
Mar 2012 - June 2012 - "Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelestern" at Endicott College Center for the Arts ... Beverly MA
Apr 2012 - "I'd like to buy the World a Scope" ... 22nd Annual BKS Convention ... Atlanta GA
Apr 2012 - People's Choice Award ... 22nd Annual BKS Convention ... Atlanta GA
May 2012 - "Kaleidoscopes: AWorld of Happy Colors" 5th Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
June - Aug 2012 - "Kaleidoscope !" ... Hannibal Arts Council ... Hannibal MO
Sept 2012 - Opening of Japan Kaleidoscope Museum ... by Shinichi Okhuma ... near Tokyo, Japan
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013 - "Colors at Play: Quilts and Kaleidoscopes" ... Sandy Spring Museum ... Sandy Spring MD
Mar - May 2013 - "Mathematically Inclined" ... Group show at The Galleries at the Takoma Park Community Center... Takoma Park MD
Apr - May 2013 - "Metamorphosis - the Changing Kaleidoscope" 6th Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
May - June 2013 - "Kaleidoscopes: Reflections in History" ... 23nd Annual BKS Convention ... Freeport ME
Apr - May 2014 - "Color Me - Wow!“ 7th Annual Invitational at Reflections Kaleidoscope ... Mendocino CA
May - June 2014 - "Konstruction Junction" ... 24th Annual BKS Convention ... Sacramento CA
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Projects:
Collaboration with James Lane Casey, Sculptor. responsible for kaleidoscope “Poseidon”. Edition of two. 1993.
Collaboration with Harry Winston Jewelers, 18 karat gold/diamond necklace. Optics installation.
Collaboration with Teruko Tsuji, Japanese potter, responsible for optics and object chamber

KAATSKILL KALEIDOSCOPE, World’s Largest Kaleidoscope, 60 feet tall,
............Designer of mirror system (37 1/2 feet). Mount Tremper, New York. Opened July 1996
Collaboration with Louis Tamis & Sons Jewelers for 90th Anniversary of Neiman Marcus,
............18 karat gold/diamond necklace. Optics installation.
KaleidoMania: Interactive Symmetry ... software by Kevin Lee ... software tester ... 1999.
Five Foot Kaleidoscope for WVSA....Washington DC....May 2000.

Special 3 foot teleidoscope for The S / L / A / M Collaborative, Inc. ... July 2006
ART TOPIA: 21 meter tall kaleidoscope inside a 48 meter tall central tower ... Qingdao, China ... March 2005 ... scheduled completion ???
Collaboration with Koji Yamami ... "KaraYama" ... Edition of 15 ... 2012
Collaboration with Koji Yamami ... "YamaKara" ... Edition of 15 ... 2014Collaberation