Clifford Rainey CV

Curriculum Vitae: Clifford Rainey

Bio

Education and Professional Experience

1948                  Born Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Nationality, British.

1965-1968         Apprenticed Linen Damask Designer, William Ewart and Son Ltd., Belfast.

1965-1968         Intensive drawing classes, Belfast College of Art.

1965-1968         Awarded, 1st, City and Guilds Certificate, Woven Textile Technology, Belfast College of Technology.

1968                  Four months crewing with fishing trawler, Vestmannjar, Iceland.

1968-1969         Foundation Certificate in Art and Design from the Hornsey College of Art, London.

1969                  Four-month student exchange to the United States of America, Drove from New York to Los Angeles.

                         Worked for May Co. Wilshire Boulevard. Drove from Los Angeles to Vancouver.

1969-1971         Diploma in Art and Design (Dip. AD) Sculpture and Drawing, The Waltham Forest School of Art, London.             

1970                 Season touring Norway with Circus Berny.

1971                 Worked for Kastrup and Holmegaards Glassworks, Nestved, Denmark. 

1971-1973         Master of Arts Degree, Royal College of Art, London.

1972                  Awarded travelling scholarship to the Iittala Glassworks, Finland.

1973-1974         Living in the Greek Islands and Turkey. 

1974                  Set up studio, Phipp Street, London.

1975                  Traveled through Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Rhodesia, Botswana, and South Africa.

                         Executed series of drawings for Piccadilly Gallery Exhibition, London (1976).

1974-1975         Lecturer at the Hornsey College of Art in drawing.

1976-1977         Lecturer at the Middlesex Polytechnic in the Foundation Department.

1977-1984         Visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London.

1978                  Living in Mustique, West Indies, Visited St. Vincent, Barbados, Granada, Martinique, Trinadad and Tobago.

1978                  Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London.

1980- 1984        Senior Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, London.

1980                  First Class Passage on Cunard’s, Queen Elizabeth 2, Southhampton- New York.

                         Sculptural works for the Heller Gallery Show shipped in the hold. 

1984                  Set up studio, West 57th Street, New York.

1984                  Instructor at the Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, Washington, (1985, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1993.)

1985                  Set up studio and glass casting facility, Worship Street, London.

1991-1996         Visiting Professor of Fine Art, Chair of the Glass Program at the California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA.

1996                  Tenured Professor, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California.

2007                  Taught Masterclass, North Lands Creative Glass, Quatre Bras, Lybster, Caithness, Scotland.

Present              Nature First. Sarco Creek Farm. A Nature Preserve and Californian Native Plant Restoration Project. Napa, CA.

                         Professor of Fine Art and Chair of the Glass Program at the California College of the Arts. Oakland, California.

Solo Exhibitions

1974            Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom.

1975            David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. 

1975            Asset Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

1976            Waterloo Place Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

1977            Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1977            David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

1979            Kunstzaal ‘De Hooge Hess’ Eersel, Holland.

1980            Heller Gallery, New York, USA.

1982            David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. 

1986            Octagon Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1986            Habatat Galleries, Miami, Florida, USA.

1986            David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

1986            Smith Goodrich Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

1987            Heller Gallery, New York, USA.

1988            Essener Glasgalerie, Essen, Germany.

1989            Piccadilly Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

1990            Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

1990            Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris, France.

1992            Habitat Galleries, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA.

1992            Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

1992            Habatat Galleries, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA.

1997            Homo Faber. Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, USA.

1998            A Survey of Major Works from 1988 to 1998. Habatat Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2000            Clifford Rainey: An Obsessive Image. A Series of Mono Casts. Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, Michigan, USA. 

2001            Cycles of Life. Habatat Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2004            Conley Art Gallery, California State University, Fresno, California, USA. 

2005            Glass Master; Technology-Old and New. Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, California, USA.

2005            ‘Boyhood’ A Series of Mono Casts and Preparatory Drawings. Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

2006            Global Icons. Habatat Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2008            Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, California, USA.

2008            Clifford Rainey, Retrospective. Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA.

2009            Masters of the Medium. Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

2013            In The Beginning Was Black. Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA, cat.

2013            Loss. Belfast Print Workshop Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

2014            In The Beginning Was Black. Bullseye Resource Center, Emeryville, California, USA.

Group Exhibitions

1973            Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1973            Patrick Reyntiens, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom.

1973            Woodstock Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

1973            Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland.

1973            Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

1973            Seiby, Tokyo, Japan.

1976            Irish Exhibition of Living Art. National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.

1977            Coburger Glasprels. Kungstsammlungen Der Veste, Coburg, Germany.

1977            Silver Jubilee Exhibition. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom.

1979            Musee Chateau-D-Annecy, France.

1979            Galerie Des Tanneurs, Tours, France.

1980            Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.

1981            New Glass, A World Survey. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom.

1981            First Bath Festival Contemporary Art Fair. Asset Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

1982            The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

1983            Contemporary Drawings. Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

1983            British Artists in Glass. The Glass Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

1985            Pilchuck: Creative Fire. Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, Washington, USA.

1986            Beelden in Glas. Fort Aperen, Asperen, Holland.

1986            Cast Glass Sculpture. California State University, Fullerton, California, USA.

1986            Light Values: Modern Architectural Glass. Crafts Council Touring Exhibition, London, United Kingdom.

1986            Contemporary Glass. Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

1986            British Exhibition. Vienna, Austria.

1987            Solsin Collection. University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan, USA.

1988            European Glass. Kent State University Art Gallery, Kent, Ohio, USA.

1989            Expressions en Verre 2. Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland.

1990            New Glass in Europe. Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany.

1991            Exposition Art Contemporain Du Verre. Espace Duchamp-Villon, Normandy, France.

1991            Selections from the David Jacob Chodorkoff Collection. Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

1992            Clearly Art. Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington, USA.

1992            Crocker Museum of Art. Sacramento, California, USA.

1992            Clifford Rainey with Selected Seniors from the Glass Program, California College of Arts and Crafts. Dorothy Weiss       Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1992            Cristalomancia, Art Contemporaneo en Vidro. Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico.

1992            Museo de Arts Contemporaneo. Monterrey, Mexico.

1992            Invitational. Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA.

1992            Glass: From Ancient Craft to Contemporary Art. The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, USA.

1992            Fine Art Museum of the South. Mobile, Alabama, USA.

1992            Sixteen Contemporary Sculptor/Printmakers. Oliver Art Center, Oakland, California, USA.

1993            Art Museum of South Texas. Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

1993            Scottsdale Center for the Arts. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

1993            Saxe Collection. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, USA.

1993            The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma, USA.

1993            Contemporary Glass from South Florida Collections. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 

1993            Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

1993            Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

1993            Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, California, USA.

1993            Hybridization: Contemporary Northern California Craft 1975- Present. Oliver Art Center, Oakland, California, USA.

1993            Brunnier Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

1994            Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

1994            Large Scale Sculpture. Oakland Museum Court at City Center, Oakland, California, USA.

1994            Brunnier Gallery, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA.

1994            Wunderkammer. Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1994            Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.

1994            Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1994            Sculpture and Drawing. Habatat Galleries Michigan, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA.

1994            Breaking Traditions, Contemporary Artists Who Use Glass. University of California Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California, USA.

1994            Newport Beach Museum, Newport Beach, California, USA.

1994            World Glass Now. Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan.

1994            Form, Matter and Content. University of Art Gallery, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

1995            From Plastic Form to Printer’s Plate: 16 Contemporary Sculptors/Printmakers. Larry Evans Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1996            Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, USA.

1996            Menorah Exhibition. Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California, USA.

1996            Larry Evans Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1997            Calido – Tuscon Museum of Art, Tuscon, Arizona, USA.

1997            Shoebox, Small Works. University of Hawaii Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

1997            Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California, USA.

1998            Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

1998            Invitational. Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, Michigan, USA.

1998            The Olive Grove Sculpture Garden at Auberge Du Soleil. Napa, California, USA.

1998            Calido. Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington, USA.

1998            The Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA.

1998            San Francisco International Art Exposition. Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

1998            S.O.F.A. Habatat Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

1998            Glass UK Exhibition. National Glass Center, Sunderland, United Kingdom.

1998            Edinburgh City Art Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.

1999            The Art of Craft, Contemporary Works From the Saxe Collection. M.H de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California, USA. 

2000            Millennium Glass Exhibition, An International Survey. Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

2000            Making Change: 100 Artists Interpret the Tzedakah Box. The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California, USA.

2000            International Studio Glass. Millennium Museum, Beijing, China.

2001            A Glass Odyssey. Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

2001            Millennium Glass Exhibition, An International Survey. Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama, USA

2001            Gallery Artists. Larry Evans Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

2002            Sculpture First. Sculpture for Public Collections, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

2002            Crossover. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA.

2002            Sphere. Galerie Internationale du Verre, Biot, France.

2003            Visual Perspectives: 14 Years of the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2003            Warm/Hot/Cold. Olive Hyde Art Gallery, Fremont, California, USA.

2003            International Invitational, Habatat Galleries Florida, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

2003            Repetition. Galerie Internationale du Verre, Biot, France. 

2005            The Gorden Lambert Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland.

2005            Contemporary British Glass. Daniel Katz Gallery, London, England.

2005            Glass-Neu Erleden. Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Museum, Munich, Germany.

2005            Verriales 2005: Fear. Galerie International du Verre Biot, France.

2005            26 From The World of Glass. Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, Michigan, USA.

2005            Contemporary Glass. San Francisco Airport Museum, San Francisco, California, USA.

2006            Glass: Material Matters. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA.

2006            Galerie Internationale du Verre, Biot, France.

2006            Das Gesicht-Verloren and Wieder Gefunden. Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung Museum, Munich, Germany.

2007            Four Decades of Glass Graduates from the Royal College of Art 1967-2007. Collect, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom.

2007            Dorothy and George Saxe Collection, M.H de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, USA.

2007            Contrast. Galerie Internatioale du Verre, Biot, France.

2007            3x3, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, di Rosa Preserve: Art and Nature, Napa, California, USA.

2007            Shy Boy, She Devil and Isis. Selections from the Wornick Collection, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

2007            The Nature of Things. Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.

2008            Light, A Source of Life. Galerie International Du Verre, Biot, France.

2008            6 Dimensions. Sculpture at the Napa Valley Museum, Napa, California, USA

2009            Voices of Contemporary Glass, The Heineman Collection. Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, USA.

2009            Positive – Negative. Galerie International Du Verre, Biot, France.

2009            The Kaplan and Ostergaard Collection, Palm Springs Museum, California, USA.

2010            Mendel Collection at the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Canada.

2010            Anything But Clear: the Studio Glass Movement, 1979-2009. Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

2011            Amorphous Dreams. Micaëla Gallery+Projects/Bekris Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA.

2011            A Selection of Works from the Collection of Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole. National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2011            Expressions. Habitat Gallery Invitational. Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.

2011            The Fragile Skin. Schack Art Center, Everett, Washington, USA.

2011            Another Self. Gordon Heuther Gallery, Napa, California, USA.

2012            Fusion [A New Century of Glass]. Oaklahoma City Museum of Art, Oaklahoma City, Oaklahoma, USA.

2012            Evolution/Revolution: 50 Years of American Studio Glass.  The Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida, USA.

2012            Playing With Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement.  The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, USA. cat.

2012            Playing With Fire: 50 Years of Comtemporary Glass. Museum of Art and Design, New York City, New York, USA. 

2013            Chroma – Culture. Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA.

2013            Expressions in Contemporary Glass. ECHT Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

2013            Dan Klein and Alan J. Poole Collection. National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, United Kingdom.

2014            Cast. Bullseye Resource Center New York, Mamaroneck, New York, USA.

2014            Translating Reality: Representation in Glass. Muskegon Museum of Art, Thelma and Paul Wiener Gallery, Muskegon, Michigan, USA

2014            Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass. Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

Works in Public Collections

                            Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland

                            Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

                            Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast, Northern Ireland

                            Municipal Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

                            Museum of Art and Design, New York City, New York, USA

                            Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

                            Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

                            An Chomhairle, Arts Council, Dublin, Ireland

                            Lannan Foundation, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

                            Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

                            Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland

                            Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, USA

                            Fred Jones Jr.  Museum of Art, Norman, Oklahoma, USA

                            Institute du Verre, Hate-Normandie, France

                            Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

                            De Young Museum, San Francisco, California, USA

                            Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, California, USA

                            The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

                            The Corning Museum, Corning, New York, USA

                            Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich, Germany

                            Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

                            Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Canada

Works in Public Places

1984            “The Present is the Doorway through which the Future becomes the Past.”  Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Granite, steel, glass, landscaping

1984            “Ruin” Sierra Centre. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Granite, water, landscaping

1984            “Sulpicia, (around this date I have drawn a circle)”  Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Granite, cast iron 

1984            “Little Gidding” Lime Street Railway Station, Liverpool, United Kingdom.  Engraved glass wall

1987            “Name Stone” Technician Instrument Corporation, Dublin, Ireland.  Wood, glass, oil paint

1988            Rex House, St. James’s, London, United Kingdom.  Etched glass façade

1989            Trade Indemnity House, London, United Kingdom. Five etched windows

1998            “Water Table” 911 Communications Center, San Francisco, California, USA. Commissioned by San Francisco Arts Commission

Commissions

2003    Title: Equilalence

           The Richard Sloan Collection. Tarzania, California, USA.

2004    Title: Thunder

           Collection Dr. Harold Weiss, Bloomfield, Illinois, USA.

2005    Title: Elements

           Collection Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, USA.

2008    Title: Fragmented Shadow of Time.

           The Kaplin - Ostergaard Foundation. Promised Gift, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California, USA.

2009    Title: The Californian Collectors with Venus Addition

           The Saxe Collection. Promised gift, M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, USA.

2009    Title: The Void and its Potential Volume

           Collection Stephen Fehler, Palm Desert, California, USA.

Bibliography

1974            Vogue, 3/74 illus.

1976            Arts Review, P. Tubbs, 10/76 pp. 508

1977            Art in Ulster, M.  Catto,  pp.  48, 50 U., 114 F., illus.

1981            C N G R, Nr. 2, pp.  abb. 73

1981            House and Garden, August, illus.

1982            Contemporary Irish Art, R. Knowles, New York, pp.  162 F.U.  182

1982            Interiors, M.  Tresidder, 1/82, F 129, U 131, pp.  122-126

1982            The Sunday Times. Atticus. Going broke on success. 2 May. Stephan Pile.

1983            Crafts “Belfast 1981”, Nr  61:37, Nr/Ap, illus.

1984            The History of Glass, Dan Klein-Ward Llyod, pp.  270 illus.

1984            Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Nr 408, Aug19, PP 6-7, illus. Now Glass is the stuff a sculptor’s dreams are made on. Adrian Woodhouse.       

1986            Studio International, “Integrating Glass and the Environment”, F.  Carr, V.  199, Nr.  1014, September, pp.  26-31, illus. – Jeddah Monument.

1986            Los Angeles Times. Glass Society Shows its Mettle. Suzanne Muchnic, April 17, illus.

1986            Beelden in Glas, Fort Asperen, Holland, pp.  88, 117, illus. 38

1986            Neues Glas, “Again-Glass and the Fine Arts”,  Dr.  Helmut Ricke, April, pp.  271, illus. 268

1986            Art News, “Culculainn Series 1986”, V.  85:48, D ’86 illus.

1986            Die Schaulade, Stolzle-Oberglass, Osterreichische Glaskunst, “Clifford Rainey’s large cast sculpture for British Exhibition, Vienna”, V.  61 Nr.  7, July pp.  1328-1329

1986            Ceramics, “A Bigger Splash: British Studio Glass Today” Dan Klein, Nr. 3 May/June, pp.  45-46, illus.  pp.  33

1987            Art News, “Spring After the Fire”, ’86 V. 129, N 87, illus. 

1987            Circa Art Magazine, “Clifford Rainey, Hendriks Gallery Review”, D. O’Donnell, Nr, 32, Jan/Feb ‘87 

1987            Glass Arts Society Journal, L.  Kelly, pp.  58-60

1987            Glass in the Environment, M.. Wiggington

1987            Clifford Rainey, Douglas Hyde Gallery, L. Kelly

1987            C N G R, Nr.  8, pp.  141. abb 76

1988            Arts Review, M.R.  Beaumont, BD 40, Nr.  25, 12-28, pp. 895, illus.

1988            American Craft, “CuCulainn series: Deirg 2 1987”. V. 48-5, f/m/’88, illus. 

1988            Zeitung fur Essen, “Skulpturen mit sprodem Kern”, N.  03/06, illus.

1988            Waz Samstag, “Kuhne Skulpturen von Clifford Rainey ind Bert Van Loo” Manfred Krause, Nr.  95, April, illus.

1988            European Glass, Kent State University Art Gallery, pp. 8, illus. 3

1989            Glass: A Contemporary Art, Dan Klein, Frontispiece pp. 2, 156, illus.  157, 173

1989            Glass, State of the Art 2, F. Hampson, pp. 82, illus. 136 

1989            Country Life, “At the Cutting Edge”, John Russel Taylor, BD. 183, Nr. 45, 11/89, pp. 80-81, illus.

1989            British Artists in the Glass Journal, “Clifford Rainey: The Savage Approach”, Nr.  1, sp. ’89, 24-28, illus. 

1990            Alte Vitrie, “Clifford Rainey and Bretislav Novak, Lausanne Museum”, V.  3, Nr.  1, July ’90, pp.  31-32, illus.

1990            Neues Glas, “The White Bison Nr. 1”, Nr.  4:301, 1990, illus.

1990            Designer’s Journal, Nr.  59, July pp.  1

1991            New Glass in Europe, “Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf”,  pp.  90-91, illus.   305

1991            American Craft, “Bright Red Stick, 1990”, V.  51:3, Feb/Mar ’91, illus. 

1991            Artist’s Newsletter, “Working with Architects, Andrew Bradford, Jan.  pp.  23

1991            La Revue de la Ceramique et du Verre, Clifford Rainey-Toots Zinskey, Nr.  56 Jan/Feb ’91 pp.  55 illus.

1991            Glass Gazette, Toronto, “In review” Recent Sculptures by Clifford Rainey and Yan Zoritchak”, L.  Glatt, Fall ’91 pp.  1

1991            Glass (New York Experimental Workshop), Richard Kollath, Nr.  44, Summer ’91, pp.  3-13 illus.

1992            Detroit Art Quarterly, “Clifford Rainey: Art Documentations and Aesthetics Fundamentalism”, J. Gilbert, Vol.  10, Nr.  2-3, sum. ’92. pp.  3-13, illus.

1992            Glass; From Ancient Craft to Contemporary Art: 1962 – 1992 and beyond. The Morris Museum. Curated by Karen S. Chambers and Ferdinand Hampson. PP 60, illus.           

1994            Sculpture, Maria Porges, V. 13 Nr.  2, Mar/Apr ‘94

1998            Glass Magazine, Clifford Rainey-Homo Faber, illus.  Dorothy Weiss Gallery, Maria Porges

1998            Sculpture, Mar V.  Nr. 3 “Homo Faber” illus. Dorothy Weiss Gallery, Maria Porges

1998            Chicago Reader, June 26, Sect. 1, illus, “Trouble in Mind”, Habatat Gallery-Fred Camper 

1999            The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection. M.H. de Young Museum. PP Clifford Rainey – Cultural Conversation, PP. 20 – 22 illus 21, 125 – 127, Timothy Anglin Burgard

2000            Glass Art From Urban Glass. Richard Wilfred Yelle, PP 206, 207, illus.

2001            Glass Quarterly, Habatat Galleries, Pontiac, PP 55, illus. Marsha Miro

2002            Visual Perspectives: 14 years of the Virginia A. Groot Awards, PP 132 – 135, illus

2004            Contemporary International Glass, V&A, Jennifer Hawkins Opie. PP 10. illus.

2005            Sculpture, Glass and American Museums. Martha Drexler Lynn. PP. 101, 184-185. illus. 

2006            Glass Quarterly, Clifford Rainey-“Boyhood”, illus. Habatat Gallery, Nr 102 William Warmus

2008            Glass Quaterly. Nr 112, Fall. Head-On. PP 76 – 81, illus. Richard Speer 

2008            Napa Valley Register, Six Dimensions. Illus. Napa Valley Museum, May 14, C1, illus.

2009            Glass Quarterly. Nr 113, Mad Deciphered. Museum of Arts and Design, New York. illus. William Warmus 

2011            Art and Antiques. November. Sculpture, Full Transparency. Dan Hofstadter.

Film

1985            Spectrum, Ulster Television, “‘Clifford Rainey’ Documentary”, Bob Brein-Director

Awards

1977            Coburger Glass Prize. Kungstsammlungen Der Veste, Coburg, Germany.

2000            Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award.

2009            Outstanding Achievement award. Urban Glass, New York, USA.