SOFA CHICAGO 2008 CATALOG
The SOFA CHICAGO catalog is a visual record of the international exposition held in Chicago, November 7-9, 2008. It contains essays from some of the art world's top curators and a selection of images presented at the fair.
SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART The Fifteenth Anniversary Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair November 7-9 Navy Pier Produced by dmg world media: Art & Antiques front cover: Lucio Bubacco Lo Strappo Della Mela di Eva, 2008 glass 21.75 x 9 represented by Litvak Gallery All dimensions in the catalog are in inches (h x w x d) unless otherwise noted Library of Congress – in Publication Data SOFA CHICAGO 2008 The Fifteenth Anniversary Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair ISBN 0-9789206-1-9 Library of Congress Control Number: 2008905213 Published in 2008 by dmg world media: Art & Antiques Graphic Design by Design-360º Incorporated, Chicago, IL Printed by Pressroom Printer & Designer, Hong Kong SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART SOFA CHICAGO 2008 4401 North Ravenswood, Suite 301 Chicago, IL 60640 voice 773.506.8860 fax 773.345.0774 www.sofaexpo.com Mark Lyman Vice President, dmg world media: Art & Antiques Anne Meszko Julie Oimoen Kate Jordan Greg Worthington Barbara Smythe-Jones Patrick Seda Bridget Trost Michael Macigewski Aaron Anderson Ginger Piotter Erinn M. Cox 4 Conte SCULPTURE OBJECTS & FUNCTIONAL ART 6 Acknowledgements 12 Lecture Series/Special Exhibits 16 Essays 18 SOFA CHICAGO at 15: A Critic's View By James Yood 22 Eternal Temptation: Lucio Bubacco’s Masterpiece in Miniature By Dan Klein 26 Judy Onofrio: Context for Content By Patricia McDonnell 38 Collecting Collectors/ Constructing a Collection: RAM at Five Years By Bruce W. Pepich 44 A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color By Paul W. Richelson 48 Transition & Transformation: The Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew By Annie Carlano 52 Exhibitor Information 272 Resources 346 Partners ts 30 AIDA: Fostering Israel’s Contemporary Artists Working In Glass By Erika Vogel and Doug Anderson 34 The International Film Festival on Clay and Glass Presented at SOFA CHICAGO by Ateliers d’Art de France By Serge Nicole and François Belliard 356 Index of Exhibitors 364 Index of Artists 5 Welcome to SOFA CHICAGO 2008! We are now 15 years from the starting point of SOFA – that small, precocious art fair, held in the basement of a hotel with just over 40 galleries exhibiting. That upstart fair that ambitiously held itself up to the world as a place where the fine and decorative arts and design are bridged. A place where the world could see the finest artworks and the best galleries, and where persons from all walks of life could dive in and find out more about what “it is all about” from artists, museum curators, writers and the, then, small number of passionate collectors. I can remember standing at the entrance to the Fair welcoming those curious individuals and thinking about how diverse an audience we were gathering. Collectors quietly flew into Chicago on private and corporate jets, and children and art students roared up in school buses. Budgetconscious art lovers took city buses and trains and walked to the Sheraton. I remember being so pleased by the wide variety of people checking us out. From young families with children in strollers to stylish women in haute couture and intense-looking artists dressed headto-toe in black. I realized that this was a new populist community in the making, where everyone was and felt welcome. I recall being asked what I would like a visitor to experience on their first visit to SOFA. My response was that I would like them to feel that they are part of this open community, that the people walking the aisles alongside them are like-minded mavericks and friends. That they should leave their varied lives and backgrounds behind and get into the moment, become part of this “now” experience. Ask questions, ask MORE questions, look at the work and the people looking at the works, and if not taking home a piece of art they fell in love with, take home the spirit and moxie of it and its fledgling community. To my utter delight, the SOFA community is no longer fledgling but fully mature, admired for its category-busting artworks and having earned a respectable place in the art world. Even with the finest galleries and dealers representing the finest “bridge” artists in the world, dozens of museum and collector groups attending, national award ceremonies, major corporate sponsors and 35,000 still curious visitors, SOFA remains an open, populist community where everyone is welcome and all are moved and amused and amazed by the extraordinary works on view. Our heartfelt thanks to those persons and organizations too countless to mention, who have contributed time and energy and expertise to this success story and to our dedicated and hard-working SOFA team—friends as well as colleagues. So as you walk these aisles looking at the art and the like-minded people looking at the art, enjoy, and know you are part of something remarkable. Mark Lyman Vice President, dmg world media: Art & Antiques Founder/Director, SOFA Anne Meszko Director of Advertising and Educational Programming, SOFA 6 The producers of SOFA CHICAGO would like to thank the following individuals and organizations: Participating galleries, artists, speakers and organizations Active Graphics AF Services François Aitgougan Mark Alcock Paul Allingham American Airlines American Association of Woodturners Dale and Doug Anderson Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass The Art Institute of Chicago Art Jewelry Forum Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts Ateliers d’Art de France Clementine Bailey Thomas Samuel Bailey Bank of American Collection Bannerville Barefoot Wine David Barnes François Belliard Bruce and Judy Bendoff Ginny Berg Bergstrom-Mahler Museum Kathy Berner Kristin Borgstrom Christine Boyle Whitney Bradshaw Jonas Breneman John Brumgart Desiree Bucks Nathan Butler Anthony Camarillo Annie Carlano Carol Fox Associates Mark Carr Chicago Art Dealers Association Chicago History Museum Chicago Tribune Julian Chu Chubb Personal Insurance Pam Clark Sara Clark Collectors of Wood Art Consulate General of Canada Mike Cooke Corning Museum of Glass Keith Couser John Cowden Crabtree Farm Susan Cummins Mary Daniels David Daskal Design-360º Dietl International Floyd Dillman Dobias Safe Rental Hugh Donlan Anne and Lenny Dowhie Catherine Edelman Marianne Encarnado D. Scott Evans Jane Evans Sean Fermoyle Focus One Carol Fox Michael Franks Friends of Contemporary Ceramics Friends of Fiber Art International Don Friedlich Luke Galanda Steve Gibbs Judith Gorman Fern Grauer Green Mansions Lauren Hartman Stephanie Hatzivassiliou Lloyd Herman Lucie Heskett-Brem Scott Hodes Robyn Horn Ann Host Heidi Hribernik Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art Scott Jacobson James Renwick Alliance Howard Jones JP Morgan Chase Art Collection Dan Klein Stefani Kochanski Lakeshore Audio Visual Lillian Lambrechts Richard Lewis Lillstreet Art Center Timothy Long Ellie Lyman Nate Lyman Sue Magnuson Jeanne Malkin Mickey J. Mandel Brook Mason Bonnie Marx George Mazzarri Patricia McCauley Patricia McDonnell Tony Mensik Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority Metropolitan Home Gretchen Meyer Mint Museum of Craft + Design Mint Museum of Craft + Design Founders’ Circle Mike Mlady Jason Molchanow Mark Moreno Niki Morrison Iain Muirhead Susan Murphy Museum of Contemporary Art Ann Nathan NFA Space Contemporary Art + Exhibit Services, Inc. Serge Nicole Wells Offutt Tom Oimoen John Olson Paul Pajor Claire Pawlik Bruce W. Pepich Jan Peters Commissioner Michael J. Picardi Pilchuck Glass School Ariel Piotter Gunner Piotter Jennifer Piotter Jennifer Poskin Pressroom Printer & Designer Racine Art Museum Paul W. Richelson Christoph Ritterson Bruce Robbins Ann Rosen Elisabeth and Norman Sandler Ken Saunders Miroslava Sedova Ashley Serge Chad Shafer John Shafer Stacey Silipo Franklin Silverstone Dana Singer Ken Sitkowski Smart Museum Jan Mirenda Smith Sharon Smolinsky Society of North American Goldsmiths Spertus Museum Cindi Strauss Surface Design Association Christa Thurman Lorin Tomaszewski Valley Expo and Displays Natalie van Straaten Erika Vogel Danny Warner Deidre West James White Marilyn White Andrew Wisdom James Yood Don Zanone 7 Happy 15th Anniversary SOFA CHICAGO! SOFA Stars SOFA National Designer Committee Special thanks to the National Designer Committee for their support of SOFA. On the occasion of SOFA CHICAGO’s 15th Anniversary, we salute those dealers who have participated in the Fair for ten or more years. Their ambitious vision for the development of the field and their continuing support of SOFA CHICAGO has grown both in remarkable ways. Here’s to another 15 years of close partnership! Co-Chairs John Barman Holly Hunt Amy Lau Suzanne Lovell Alison Spear Committee Frank de Biasi and Gene Meyer Bruce Bierman Lars Bolander Darcy R. Bonner Christopher B. Boshears Geoffrey Bradfield Patricia Brownell Mario Buatta Barclay Butera Sherrill Canet Joanne De Palma Jamie Drake Arthur Dunnam Douglas Durkin Andrew Fisher Lisa Frazar Patrick Gallagher Jennifer Garrigues Alexander Gorlin Philip Gorrivan David Ling Timothy Macdonald David Mann Brian McCarthy Juan Montoya Brian Murphy Sandra Nunnerley Dennis Rolland H. Parkin Saunders Tom Scheerer Steven Sclaroff Betty Sherrill Marjorie Shushan Stephen Miller Siegel Michael Simon Matthew Patrick Smyth Stephanie Stokes Carolyn Tocks Alan Wanzenberg Jennifer Watty Ilene Wetson Frank Webb Jeffrey Weisman Matthew White Rod Winterrowd Michel Cox Witmer Aaron Faber Gallery Adamar Fine Arts Beaver Galleries browngrotta arts Bullseye Gallery Chappell Gallery Charon Kransen Arts CREA Gallery del Mano Gallery Duane Reed Gallery Elliott Brown Gallery Ferrin Gallery Function + Art Galerie Elena Lee Glass Artists' Gallery Habatat Galleries Heller Gallery Holsten Galleries Jean Albano Gallery John Natsoulas Gallery Katie Gingrass Gallery Leo Kaplan Modern Marx-Saunders Gallery, Ltd. Maurine Littleton Gallery Modus Gallery Niemi Sculpture Gallery & Garden Option Art Perimeter Gallery Portals, Ltd. Raglan Gallery Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art Snyderman-Works Galleries Thomas R. Riley Galleries UrbanGlass William Zimmer Gallery Yaw Gallery 9 O F F I C E O F T H E M AY O R CITY OF CHICAGO RICHARD M. DALEY MAYOR November 6, 2008 Greetings As Mayor and on behalf of the City of Chicago, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone attending the 15th Anniversary Sculpture Objects Functional Art Fair: SOFA CHICAGO 2008 at Navy Pier. SOFA CHICAGO 2008 features a wide variety of artistic styles and media from glass, ceramics and wood to metal and fiber. The 15th annual art exposition features the works of nearly 800 artists from 100 international galleries and dealers. Continuing the year will be sculptural glass presentations, a lecture series and several special exhibits. Chicago has a long and vibrant artistic tradition and we are proud to host SOFA CHICAGO 2008. I commend the artists represented here for their talent and hard work, as well as dmg world media for bridging the worlds of contemporary decorative and fine art. May you all have an enjoyable and memorable exposition. Sincerely, Mayor 10 CHICAGO ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION 730 North Franklin Suite 308 Chicago, Illinois 60610 Phone 312.649.0065 Fax 312.649.0255 November 6, 2008 Mark Lyman SOFA CHICAGO 2008 4401 North Ravenswood, #301 Chicago, IL 60640 Dear Mark, On behalf of the Art Dealers Association of Chicago, I would like to congratulate SOFA CHICAGO 2008 on their 15 year anniversary. A mainstay in Chicago since 1994, SOFA CHICAGO has always featured top galleries showcasing glass, ceramics, metal, furniture and mixed media arts. SOFA CHICAGO's educational programming is unparalleled, with site-specific demonstrations and exhibitions that both challenge and expand our understanding of contemporary decorative art and design. I applaud SOFA CHICAGO for its commitment and professionalism, and look forward to another terrific art fair. Sincerely, Catherine Edelman, President Art Dealers Association of Chicago 11 SOFA 2008 12 Salon Salon SOFA: Lecture Series SOFA 13 Lecture Series sponsored by SOFA CHICAGO 2008 Friday November 7 9:00 – 10:30 am Room 301 Fiber Forum I Fiber artists Lanny Bergner, Jennifer Falck Linssen, Mary Giles and Michelle Sales. Presented by Friends of Fiber Art International 9:00 – 10:00 am Room 309 Emerging Artists 2008 Artists Daniel Di Caprio, Caroline Gore and Sharon Massey on the development of their provocative jewelry. Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) 10:00 – 11:00 am Room 305 Who Owns Your Art? The Importance of Due Diligence for Art Collectors Learn about due diligence methods and resources to prevent the risk of art title disputes and the unknowing purchase of a work of art that has been previously stolen. Presented by Jonathan S. Ziss, Esq., Partner, Margolis Edelstein and Dorit Straus, Vice President, Worldwide Specialty Fine Arts Manager, Chubb & Son, Inc. 10:30 am – noon Room 301 Fiber Forum II Fiber artists Anastasia Azure, Jan Hopkins and Karyl Sisson. Presented by Friends of Fiber Art International 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Room 309 Early Glass-making Techniques and Their Influence on Contemporary Glass Art Illustrated with the work of artists Iwao Matsushima and Miriam Di Fiore. Dr. Christopher Lightfoot, associate curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 305 A to Zobel: Michael Zobel 40 Years German artist Michael Zobel reveals the soul of his emotive masterworks and their influence on modern European jewelry. Sponsored by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAP) 12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 301 Modernism in Irish Furniture & Design, 20th - 21st Century Jennifer Goff, curator of furniture, musical and scientific instruments, National Museum of Ireland, discusses modernist developments in Irish furniture from the turn of the 20th century though the present day. 1:00 – 2:00 pm Room 309 The Philanthropy of Craft: Innovative Ways to Make Your Charitable Contributions Count Cindi Strauss, curator for modern and contemporary decorative arts and design, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Dian Magie, director, UNC Center for Craft, Creativity and Design; Jean McLaughlin, director, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC; John E. Brown III, executive director, Windgate Charitable Foundation, Siloam Springs, AR; Jim Hackney, managing partner, Alexander Haas Martin & Partners, Atlanta 1:30 – 2:30 pm Room 301 Jo Stealy: Poetry of the Visual Stealy, a sculptor of handmade paper and Professor of Art, University of Missouri-Columbia, addresses the poetic nature of visual language, using images of her work and that of others. Presented by Surface Design Association 2:00 – 3:00 pm Room 305 S. Libensky and J. Brychtová: ´ The Bravura Legend The collaborative career of the two primo world glass movement stars, with collector reminiscences. Jitka Pokorna, founder and director, Galerie Pokorna, Prague, and collector (TBA). 2:30 – 3:30 pm Room 309 FIRED / BURNT IN DENMARK: A Conversation on Contemporary Danish Ceramics A discussion of historical trends and new interpretations with Morten Løbner Espersen, artist and professor, Goteborg University, Sweden and Wendy Tarlow Kaplan, independent curator, New York 3:00 – 4:00 pm Room 301 Finding Room to Breathe: Challenges in Contemporary Glass Artist Amy Rueffert discusses the development of her new work within the context of challenges facing young glass artists. 3:00 – 4:00 pm Room 305 The Process of Process in Process: Simon Cottrell asks “Why do I do what I do?” The Australian jeweler/metalsmith discusses awareness of precognitive aspects of intuitive creativity, and its effects. Presented by the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG) 4:00 – 5:00 pm Room 309 Refractivelocity I connect the physics of light with Japanese space perception, contrasting the “Western Window” and the “Sliding Paper Door of Japan.” —Artist Toshio Iezumi, Japan 4:00 – 5:00 pm Room 301 Enhancing Nature: Wood and Color Five artists known for their exploration of color briefly introduce their work, followed by a panel discussion examining this sometimes controversial aesthetic. Gretchen Keyworth, director/chief curator, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA; artists Roger Bennett, Craig Nutt, Ron Fleming, Binh Pho and Jay Stanger; moderated by Paul W. Richelson, assistant director/ chief curator, Mobile Museum of Art, AL. Presented by Collectors of Wood Art in conjunction with their special exhibit, A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color Admission to the 15th Anniversary S O FA C H I C A G O Lecture Series is included with purchase of S O FA ticket. 14 Special Exhibits Saturday November 8 9:30 – 10:30 am Room 309 Balancing Acts - Collecting for the Museum of Arts and Design Collecting strategies in the real vs. ideal world: MAD’s permanent jewelry collection and inaugural exhibition at its new home. Ursula Neuman, curator, Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Presented by Art Jewelry Forum and followed by a presentation by AJF’s 2008 Emerging Artist Award Winner Masumi Kataoka 10:00 – 11:00 am Room 305 New Masters of Woodturning Authors of New Masters of Woodturning explain why they selected included artists and how to assess contemporary works. Terry Martin and Kevin Wallace. Presented by Collectors of Wood Art 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Room 301 The New Asian Fusion: Artists from the East Capture Global Attention What’s driving this hot market? Alice Chappell, Chappell Gallery, New York; Beatrice Chang, Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd., New York; Frank Paluch, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago; Rhonda Brown, browngrotta arts, Wilton, CT. Moderated by Brook Mason, U.S. Correspondent for The Art Newspaper 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Room 309 Lisa Gralnick: The Gold Standard Lisa Gralnick, professor of art at the University of WisconsinMadison, discusses her three part Gold Standard Project. 12:00 – 1:00 pm Room 309 The Ceramist as Social Critic: An International Perspective Aggressive, disturbing and irreverent styles reflect turbulent times and the importance of ceramics in contemporary art. Judith Schwartz, international consultant and professor, department of art and art professions, New York University 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 305 Lucio Bubacco: Eternal Temptation Bubacco’s new work marks a high point in his career and the history of artistic flame working. Dan Klein, art historian and curator, UK 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 301 Contemporary Wood Sculpture – Revenge of the Icons Mark Lindquist’s impact on the wood sculpting world. Artists Mark Lindquist and David Ellsworth; moderated by authors Kevin Wallace and Terry Martin. 1:00 – 2:00 pm Room 309 Snow – Not the Only Cool Stuff that Comes from Canada! Canadian artists Chantal Gilbert, Tanya Lyons, Jay Macdonell, Peter Powning, and gallerist Patricia Gelinas, CREA Gallery, Montreal. Moderated by Franklin Silverstone, founder and CEO of Collectify Software, curator to Charles and Stephen Bronfman. Presented by the Canadian Consulate General of Chicago 2:00 – 3:00 pm Room 301 Collecting Collectors/ Constructing Collections Bruce W. Pepich, executive director and curator of collections at the Racine Art Museum (RAM), speaks with collectors Doug and Dale Anderson, and David Charak about relationships between artists, collectors and RAM. 3:00 – 4:00 pm Room 305 Susan Edgerley: Between Light and Shadow The artist addresses the visual metaphors and the poetic role of light that inspire her large-scale glass wall sculptures. 3:00 – 4:00 pm Room 309 Richard Notkin: 40 Years of Social Commentary in Ceramic Sculpture Notkin presents a plea for sanity in our times: his ceramic sculptures and teapots examine war and peace, our environment, and the evil of nuclear weapons. 4:00 – 5:00 pm Room 309 All Glass, All the Time Timothy Close, director, Tacoma Museum of Glass, WA, accepts Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass’ annual award for an institution furthering the studio-glass movement. Presented by AACG 4:00 – 5:00 pm Room 301 Roaring Market for Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design The changing nature of the market and the growth in collecting masterworks in clay, glass, fiber and wood. Franklin Silverstone, founder and CEO of Collectify Software, curator to Charles and Stephen Bronfman; Elizabeth Levine, president of the International Association for Professional Art Advisors and Partner of Minkin, Levine Fine Art Advisors; Lewis Wexler, founder and director of Wexler Gallery, former assistant VP of Christie’s; Dale and Doug Anderson, collectors, Palm Beach and New York. Moderated by Brook Mason, U.S. Correspondent for The Art Newspaper Collecting Collectors: RAM at Five Years RAM celebrates its fifth anniversary and the unique, supportive relationship between museums and collectors by focusing on the viewpoints and interests of five major donors who continue to be instrumental in forming the museum’s collections. Presented by the Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI Transition and Transformation: Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew Moving into its second decade and into a new 145,000 square foot building, MMC+D presents a dynamic virtual tour of the new facility and a selection of masterworks from their permanent collection. Sponsored by The Founders’ Circle Ltd., the National Support Affiliate of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color A curated exhibit of work by artists who have inventively used the natural color of wood and those who have joined artistic color and wood to explore new aesthetic possibilities. Curated by Paul W. Richelson, associate director and chief curator, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL. Presented by Collectors of Wood Art Looking Forward: Visions Into the 21st Century Founded in 2003, The Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts (AIDA) fosters the development of contemporary decorative artists from Israel by connecting them to an international audience. AIDA returns to SOFA for the sixth year presenting the work of five artists and a special installation designed by Israeli architect Guy Zucker. Presented by AIDA 15 SOFA 2008 Essays SOFA CHICAGO at 15: A Critic's View By James Yood Eternal Tempation: Lucio Bubacco’s Masterpiece in Miniature By Dan Klein Judy Onofrio: Context for Content By Patricia McDonnell AIDA: Fostering Israel’s Contemporary Artists Working in Glass By Erika Vogel and Doug Anderson The International Film Festival on Clay and Glass Presented at SOFA CHICAGO by Ateliers d’Art de France By Serge Nicole and François Belliard Collecting Collectors/Constructing a Collection: RAM at Five Years By Bruce W. Pepich A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color By Paul W. Richelson Transition & Transformation: The Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew By Annie Carlano Essays 17 SOFA CHICAGO at 15: A Critic’s View By James Yood 18 Art critics are supposed to be a touch cranky and irritable at our best, when we’ve got a bone to pick with someone or something. Even if we’re happy, it’s supposed to be one of those “Yes, but …” type of situations, and we’re probably most in the groove when we seem slightly annoyed with the object of our attention. It’s called “criticism,” after all, not “praisism,” and on the whole we try to play our evaluative role as best as we can. It gave me pause then, when being invited to write an essay for this fifteenth anniversary of SOFA CHICAGO, to look over some of my earlier commentary on this art fair and find I wrote such trenchant and biting analysis as “I love SOFA CHICAGO” (GLASS, 2005); or “Today there is one true annual gathering of the clan, one place where individuals who are intrigued by these materials physically congregate to share news and information, gossip, and speculation about the future. That place is SOFA CHICAGO” (American Craft, 2008); or when I told listeners to WBEZ-FM Chicago Radio in 2005, “SOFA’s high-end, cutting edge mix clearly has global appeal: it’s a really wonderful art fair.” Wow, that’s hard-hitting criticism, all right—but I can’t help it, I believe that at this moment in history there’s no art fair I visit that seems to work as efficiently and successfully as SOFA CHICAGO, that so regularly delivers the goods—wide ranging and distinguished galleries, the primary collectors of their wares, a major concentration of important artists with enough curators, critics, and aficionados in attendance, and all in a very attractive space in a great city at the perfect time of year. Sounds simple, yes? But it’s not—like Goldilock’s porridge, SOFA CHICAGO is just right, a perfect blend of context and content that allows it to fulfill its primary purpose, which is to create the optimal milieu for gallery owners to present work to their hopefully expanding collector base. There are moments it’s easy to forget that, when strolling down the aisles of SOFA CHICAGO on a beautiful autumn afternoon, greeting old friends, being introduced to artists you’ve admired for years, discovering some gallery from Sydney or San Francisco you hadn’t heard of, deciding whether or not to catch that panel discussion at 2 pm, it’s easy to think you’re at some collegial convention and not in the midst of a highly refined marketplace where some $20 million is going to change hands over some 72 hours (that’s the figure SOFA CHICAGO releases, I’ve always guessed it’s more than that—a dealer once told me “I spend six months getting ready for SOFA CHICAGO and then six months following up on it when it’s over.”) It’s an almost ideal market, a place where artist, seller, and buyer all seem perfectly content with one another, that perfect dream of capitalism where the marketplace literally creates a community. Mark Lyman and his staff of Expressions of Culture, Inc., has organized this event for the past fifteen years, these last three in partnership with dmg world media, and their core formula still seems to do the trick. SOFA CHICAGO has averaged the participation of around 100 galleries the past few years, roughly double the amount of galleries at SOFA NEW YORK, and a bit more than half of the galleries that attend Art Chicago in the Spring. While these numbers can seem arbitrary, as a consumer, 100 galleries seems, well, just about right; you can amble your way through SOFA CHICAGO over an afternoon and feel you’ve seen them all, even if you breezed by some that didn’t capture your interest. Small art fairs seem incomplete, enormous art fairs feel like the Bataan death march, but around 100 galleries dispersed through the expansive digs of Navy Pier makes you feel you’ve been exposed to a good overview of what’s going on. The bells and whistles that accompany SOFA CHICAGO also seem measured and choice. There’s room for some ancillary exhibitions that SOFA hosts, a theme or two for some institutions to address, and just enough panel discussions, artist lectures, display areas, demonstration booths, magazine and institutional kiosks and the like to leaven the main event, which is concentrated gallery browsing. It’s an intense but pleasurable sequence of looking and chatting, a fine balance of aesthetics and socializing (I counted last year, I shook hands with 183 people) that just plain works. Chicago looks particularly fetching in the autumn too, and Navy Pier provides a unique and functional setting in a dramatic location. All photography: David Barnes 19 But a good deal of the special cachet of SOFA CHICAGO is more ephemeral, difficult to analyze precisely. For reasons that are too subtle or transitory to nail down too securely, this is the commercial fair that is currently THE fair, the almost mandatory annual meeting ground of gallerists, artists, collectors, critics, curators, and the public interested in the art and issues it presents. SOFA CHICAGO has served that function for about the last ten years, and shows no sign of not continuing to do so into the future. But what is SOFA CHICAGO? According to its website, it’s “a fair of contemporary decorative arts & design.” In Art + Auction in 2004, I noted “Galleries representing artists who work in glass make up the largest population of SOFA CHICAGO, followed (in order) by ceramics, metalwork and jewelry, wood, fiber, and ethnographic material.” While I’m not sure that order still holds in 2008, I would guess that 100 years from now some future art historian will try to figure out why there were different art fairs for different art materials in the late 20th and early 21st century, why some avenues toward artmaking—painting, say, or photography—end up in one art fair, and sculpture in glass or clay ends up in another, how we make those distinctions, how the art fairs (and museums, galleries, collectors, magazines, etc.) enforce them, and what it says about the different communities that comprise the art world. Some future art historian will do that, but not me. The art world is so enormous, a multi-billion dollar industry employing literally thousands of people, that some reasonable segmentation of it into subsections makes sense to me. I don’t carp when there’s no sports on the Food Channel; if I’m watching the Game Show Network I don’t wonder why I’m not seeing any Shakespeare. Materials that have had long historic and traditional sympathies generally can be congregated together, specialization has taken place in art as well as in almost everything else, and training and tradition has led to organizing some aspects of artmaking by medium. SOFA reflects that and carries it toward the future. Indeed, if I might, part of Mark Lyman’s major legacy may be more than his ongoing organizational and entrepreneurial skills, his ability to plow through the literally thousands of details and decisions necessary to make this fair—and SOFA NEW YORK too—happen, and his ability to so in such a way that it seems effortless. It has been augmented by his recent efforts to articulate the changing face of art produced in materials such as glass, wood, clay and metal. Lyman has called such art “post-craft,” and identified it broadly as “a further embrace of the abstract and sculptural over the functional, marked by increasingly sophisticated intellectual content, and experimentation with new materials.” As someone who struggles regularly with these concepts, I like to call all of this “term-warfare”— I greatly appreciate his efforts here, as we’re still bedeviled by terms such as “craft” and “artisanry” and “functionality” and “decorative arts,” and we sense there’s some hierarchy being played out here. But in many ways, these are starting (thankfully!) to become distinctions with less of a difference, much like the “Is it craft or is it art?” conversations of the 1970s. While tastes can vary, of course, and some of us remain straddled with prejudices for and/or against one artistic medium or another, any individual who walks through SOFA CHICAGO and doesn’t think he or she is observing cultural production of the absolute highest order, competitive visually and intellectually with any art produced in any medium elsewhere, is simply not looking or thinking hard enough. And there – and this is key – is no place on earth that makes that point as well or as succinctly as SOFA CHICAGO. More than any magazine or book, more even than any museum, SOFA’s annual threeday conclave makes the case for its material through the independent efforts of the 100 galleries that comprise it, augmented by interesting in-house programming, and it makes it in such a way as to enthrall its participants and propel its future. SOFA is indispensable. Author’s note: For the record, I moderated a panel discussion at SOFA CHICAGO some years ago, organized by another entity, and to the best of my knowledge have to date never received compensation from SOFA for anything. While I have briefly interviewed Mark Lyman by phone and e-mail a few times for various publications, I don’t recall having ever met him personally, and have no relationship with him or with SOFA outside of my responsibilities as a critic and journalist. James Yood teaches art history at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and directs the New Arts Journalism program there. He writes regularly for GLASS and American Craft magazines and is Chicago correspondent to Artforum and Art on Paper. Published in celebration of SOFA CHICAGO’s 15th anniversary. 20 21 Eternal Temptation: Lucio Bubacco’s Masterpiece in Miniature By Dan Klein A. 22 A. Lucio Bubacco Eternal Temptation, 2008 glass 12 x 23.75 x 6 B. Lo Strappo Della Mela di Eva, 2008 glass 21.75 x 9 C. Mythological Dream, 2008 glass 49 x 41.25 B. C. Lucio Bubacco is justly considered to be one of the greatest lampworkers of our time. His many talents include a natural feeling for nude sculpture and consummate craftsmanship in glass. Watching him pulling perfect sculptural form out of a blob of molten glass heated over a flame, as if it were second nature, is magic itself. Although he is a miniaturist, he addresses a larger canvas by starting out with a big idea and working patiently towards its realization in an additive process. Eternal Temptation is his most ambitious work to date and has been a year in the making, taking up virtually his whole time during this period. The work was commissioned by the Litvak Gallery in Tel Aviv, the first in a program of commissions, whereby leading artists in glass are invited to create major works in their own time. The privately owned gallery in Israel combines the passion of a serious collector with the skills of an experienced entrepreneur whose aim is to further the art form. The imagery of Inferno and Paradiso is essentially secular and humanist, but inspired by a combination of Judeo-Christian thinking, Renaissance sculpture and Greek mythology. This very personal hybrid has resulted in a remarkable scenario, part fairy tale, and part nightmare. It has both the intimacy of a cabinet of curiosities and the drama of the live stage. In a sense what Bubacco has created in this work is a combination of architecture (where beauty and good construction are brought together) and theatre (with its portrayal of human drama). His architecture is constructed by means of a series of extended vessel forms, chalices, goblets, vases and chandeliers; his theatre by means of a cast of many hundreds of small figures who enact the story of Eternal Temptation played out simultaneously in heaven and hell. As well as being a sculptor, Bubacco is a master of ornament, able both to arrange it and fill it with expression. Each detail is carefully flameworked but fashioned with a view to the overall scheme of things. John Ruskin in his famous treatise on architecture, The Stones of Venice which appeared in the 1850s, devoted a chapter of his work to the treatment of ornament: You cannot have too much of it if it be good…But you may easily have too much, if you have more than you have sense to manage. For every added order of ornament increases the difficulty of discipline. It is exactly the same as in war; you cannot, as an abstract law, have too many soldiers, but you can easily have more than the country is able to sustain, or than your generalship is competent to command. Bubacco makes none of these mistakes about which Ruskin warns. He always remains in total command, adding detail to detail whilst never losing sight of his ultimate goal. 23 D. Dannati detail, 2008 glass 13.75 x 6.75 E. Musicanti Devils Goblet detail, 2008 glass 21.75 x 17.75 All photgraphy: Norbert Heyl The central figure in Bubacco’s theatrical interpretation of Eternal Temptation is a single male nude who stands with his arms outstretched in a gondola-shaped vessel. There are two oarsmen, one at each end of the boat, and each is paddling furiously to propel the boat in his direction, one towards an earthly paradise, the other towards hell. The human at the center of this struggle of wills, his stance reminiscent both of Leonardo’s Vitruvian Man and Christ on the Cross, is at their mercy, pulled in both directions, eternally tempted, eternally undecided. To his left is a version of earthly paradise, but only after man’s fall from grace in the Garden of Eden. On the left is the inferno, which in this interpretation appears to be everything that we are denied by restraint and rational reasoning on earth. Inferno looks immensely tempting, but the flames suggest otherwise. The whole scenario is about the human dilemma of making choices and how to cope with temptation. It is of course an autobiographical view, based on the personal imaginings of someone who is an artist and a true Venetian. The fact that Bubacco’s personification of man stands in a gondola-shaped vessel, the colour of the Venetian lagoon, attests to this. Bubacco was born on Murano and lives there, very much a leading light in that small and concentrated world of glass makers. Despite an international career that takes him around the world, Venice in general and Murano in particular are where his heart is: his art has its roots there. Many things about his Venetian upbringing have remained of seminal importance in his thinking. Architectural ornament in the form of angels and saints as seen on Veneto-renaissance architecture has influenced him greatly. He has lived with it and absorbed it all his life and its imagery remains embedded in his psyche. In addition he has a natural talent for modeling and modeling the human figure in particular, making him able to express emotion via body language. He is inspired by imagery and illustration more than by the written word, and if the framework of Eternal Temptation makes loose reference to Dante’s famous epic poems, it is because Bubacco got to know them through the classically inspired illustrations of Gustave Doré that haunted him as a child. By his own admission, he is as influenced by the human emotion of Michelangelo as the classical beauty of Praxiteles and Greek sculpture. An American audience has seen much of other Venetian hot glass techniques but the art of Venetian flamework as seen in Eternal Temptation might well be less familiar. It takes an extraordinary talent such as Tagliapietra’s in hot glass or Bubacco’s in flameworked glass to fire the imagination and turn skill into art. Bubacco has done that with his wide-ranging realization of the possibilities of flameworking as an art form. He has also led a team of extraordinary Venetian craftsmen in realizing a work that combines many different disciplines to compliment his own. Eternal Temptation incorporates the skills of some of the finest Maestri or master glass blowers in Venice with the traditional vernacular of enamel painting, executed by the amazing skills of one of the finest flameworkers in the world. Lucio Bubacco has been the instigator, chief protagonist and author of this highly unusual masterpiece whose magic will appeal as much to children as to an adult audience. Its frankness is touching, its humour and charm highly infectious. It is a spectacular stage in miniature. Dan Klein is an art historian and curator. Published in conjunction with Litvak Gallery’s exhibition at SOFA CHICAGO 2008. 24 D. E. 25 Judy Onofrio: Context for Content By Patricia McDonnell A. A. Judy Onofrio Delicate Balance, 2005 carved wood, ceramic, glass beads, mirror, fiberglass, acrylic paint 168 x 120 x 60 photo: Rik Sferra Subtle. This is not an adjective often associated with the work of Judy Onofrio. Baroque and boisterous are terms one typically encounters in the Onofrio lexicon—but the audacious boldness and labor-intensive craft of her work can veil its rich metaphors and subtle meaning. I met Onofrio in 1994 when she gave an illustrated presentation about her work, before I ever encountered one of her sculptures. In her talk, Onofrio emphasized her passionate love of materials and objects, and she also displayed a keen awareness of her art-historical lineage. Artists from Della Robbia to Sam Rodia were cited as predecessors and she spoke knowledgeably of contemporaries Viola Frey, Robert Arneson and others. By then, Onofrio had evolved beyond her beginnings in the ceramic world, a heritage confirmed by these references. Anyone would have left the lecture hall impressed by Onofrio’s selfreflective range of inspirational sources—a deft combination of historical devotional art, visionary art, Avant garde, and California funk. Her sources, I should note, are more expansive than can be tidily knit into a one-hour talk. No one in the audience that day could fail to observe Onofrio’s gleeful addiction to flea markets, garage sales, salvage haunts, and junk stores. The more kitsch and over-the-top, the better. Missing from what she shared about her work, which I later mentioned to her, was the complicated narrative of her content. This was covertly hinted at, but not fully addressed. A child of the 1940s, Onofrio grew up at a time when women achieved important new social liberties. While her coming-of-age in the 1960s exactly coincided with the flourishing Women’s Movement and zestful feminist artmaking of the 1970s, Onofrio’s personal self-confidence developed against a backdrop of highly successful men—her father, a Vice Admiral in the Navy, and her husband, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon. These models raised the bar for achievement in the family; paradoxically, they did not create an assumption that Onofrio, as a woman, must go on to do the same. But they did prod her, one imagines. And the roles newly opening to women and the surge of women’s artmaking framed a context for Onofrio’s development and artistic commentary. Onofrio is a person of profound intelligence who has pushed for achievement and meaningful selfexpression, despite societal barriers of her generation and multiple personal hurdles. Her art reflects such circumstances—it celebrates strong women, defiant actions, underdogs, odd ducklings, even misfits who exude a proud braggadocio. It also, wisely, imparts a resonant humanity acknowledging human vulnerability and foibles—the fine balance of personal relationships, precariousness of good health, whimsy of good fortune, inevitable human blunders and faux pas. The titles of work such as Delicate Balance, Game of Chance, Loaded Dice, Ring of Fire, or Anything You Want hint at the subtext of desire, transgression, and playing against the odds. They impart the message that we should accept the risks and stride positively toward and against any hurdles society may throw our way. They also allude to the clichés and conventions that Onofrio embraces and probes in her art. 27 It fascinates me that Onofrio began her confrontation of the roles and role-play of powerful women as artists like Cindy Sherman, Eleanor Antin, and Barbara Kruger, also questioned the tropes of the feminine in their art. In related ways, Onofrio’s and the oeuvres of these artists embrace feminism yet explore complicated cultural and psychological territory well beyond it. Mrs. Butterworth, Aunt Jemima, Mae West, assorted burlesque queens, fortunetellers, enchantress mermaids, and female acrobats—such is the lineup of bold babes who hold a special place in Onofrio’s art world. Like the clichéd B-movie heroines of Cindy Sherman’s Untitled Film Stills series, Onofrio presents ordinary feminine prototypes lifted from the orbit of everyday life. These stock characters seduce the viewer through their pleasing familiarity as much as Onofrio’s expert showmanship. Nonetheless, the repetition of types and the persistent precariousness of their activities suggest that Madame Twisto and The Amazing Miss Laverne are gusty performers, yet their flawless execution is not always a given. They defiantly strut their stuff boldly navigating beyond the safe social world that kept June Cleaver at home and in the kitchen. Both their confidence and vulnerability are on display. Onofrio creates a world in which her characters defy cultural boundaries and transgress social norms. The vehicle for this expression, it is important to note, aligns Onofrio with other strong women artists with a penchant for meticulous craft. The installations and sculptural tableaux of Ree Morton, Viola Frey, Liza Lou, Chakaia Booker, and Tara Donovan are part of her complex lineage, marked by meticulous perfectionism and an amazing laborintensiveness. This painstaking attention to detail and creative reuse of materials are keys to Onofrio’s work’s powerful visual impact. The precision of her sculptures’ markings add another layer of meaning to their content, anchoring them in the rich history of 20th-century feminist artmaking. The pointed labor of Ann Hamilton’s or Michelle Grabner’s artistic practices, among other examples, establish plural metaphorical meanings surrounding women’s toil– part menial grind, part loving effort. The tremendous exertion involved in creating such complex extravagances aligns Onofrio with this tradition. The razzmatazz of Onofrio’s vivid artistry of surface opulence initially seduces the eye and the senses. Don’t be fooled. Her art, beyond first impressions, carries a depth and an incisive commentary on American life and culture. An individual work is a wonder to behold. A distinctive sculpture or installation grasped more fully within and against the career of artist Judy Onofrio, well, there one finds subtlety. © Patricia McDonnell, director, Ullrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University. Published in conjunction with Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art’s exhibition at SOFA CHICAGO 2008. B. 28 B. Ring of Fire, 2000 mixed media 103 x 75.5 x 58 C. Loaded Dice, 2005 mixed media 39 x 24 x 16.5 C. 29 AIDA: Fostering Israel’s Contemporary Artists Working in Glass By Erika Vogel and Doug Anderson A. 30 A. Noa Hagiladi This is My Baby, He used to Say, 2006 páte de verre 0.8 x 12 x 12 B. Dafna Kaffeman Bread Wheat, 2006 six glass pieces, fabric, thread 0.8 x 17.7 x 14.6 B. In 2003, Andy & Charles Bronfman and Dale & Doug Anderson, along with friends and colleagues, created the Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts (AIDA). AIDA’s mission is to foster the development of contemporary decorative artists from Israel by connecting them to an international audience of galleries, institutions, and collectors. The earliest pieces of blown glass are thought to date back to about 50 B.C. and have primarily been discovered in what is today modern Israel. Given this fact, it is striking that until recently, the land that gave birth to glassblowing has had little activity in glass art since those early days. Not until the mid-1970s did the studio glass movement reach Israel when Marvin Lipofsky travelled to Israel and spent time at Israel’s preeminent art school, the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem. While there, he built a glass furnace for the Ceramics Department. The first courses in glass were taught in the late-1970s and a formal department with a full curriculum was established in 1997. Believe it or not, the furnace built by Lipofsky over 30 years ago is the same furnace in use today. Until 2006, Bezalel housed the only large glassblowing facility in Israel, making it challenging for graduating students as they had nowhere to continue their craft upon graduation. To date, Bezalel remains the only university where students can study glass making in Israel. Two museums, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and the Eretz Israel Museum near Tel Aviv, have displayed contemporary glass in their galleries since the 1970s, but until the mid-1990s, private dealers and collectors remained largely disinterested in glass as a contemporary art form. The major attitude shift came in 1997 with Dale Chihuly’s exhibit at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem. The exhibit was an eye-opening experience for Israel’s artists and the country as a whole, demonstrating the potential of glass as an art form. Time and again, AIDA hears from artists that this exhibit was a defining moment for them to become engaged in glass. Indeed, over the past ten years, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of Israeli artists working in glass as well as increasing interest in the media amongst dealers and collectors. That said, there is still much catching up that needs to be done to achieve international standards and surmount Israel’s modest resources. A number of recent developments within the Israeli glass movement have caused AIDA to invest more time, energy and resources into this community. In 2007, two local artists working in glass opened their own private hot shop in Tel Aviv, the first studio of its kind in Israel, called G Studio (formerly Trio Vetro Studio). A number of new initiatives coincided, including a major museum exhibition and gallery, both providing opportunities to Israel’s emerging artists working in glass. Henrietta Bruner, the glass curator at the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv, curated Fragile Reality: Israeli Artists Creating in Glass which opened in the winter of 2007 and was the first show of its kind showcasing glass by contemporary Israeli artists (AIDA provided support for the printing of the exhibit’s catalogue). In addition, Miriam Yaniv opened the Yaniv Glass Gallery in Tel Aviv, showing and selling their work. Both the exhibition and gallery have provided significant new opportunities for Israeli artists. As AIDA’s mission is to foster the development of contemporary decorative artists from Israel, and since glass is emerging as a viable art form, the organization has established several programs to support Israel’s studio glass artists. 31 Since 2003, AIDA has sponsored fellowships for Israeli artists at Pilchuck Glass School and the Corning Museum of Glass. These programs provide artists with advanced training, an opportunity to network with international colleagues and learn about the local art market. The high-demand for fellowships has demonstrated that further glass initiatives in Israel are required in order for Israeli artists to continue to progress. As a result, AIDA launched a pilot project with G Studio where the organization rented studio time at the glassblowing facility for five promising artists. It has become increasingly apparent that education and learning is key to advancing the Israeli glass movement. In May 2007, AIDA sponsored its first glass workshop in Israel. Seattle-based artists and members of Lino Tagliapietra’s team, John Kiley and Jennifer Elek, were funded to travel to Israel to conduct workshops and demonstrations at Bezalel Academy and G Studio. The workshops offered students and instructors a learning opportunity; as John mentioned at the conclusion of the workshop, “It is a very exciting time for the glass movement in Israel. The artists we are working with are really the pioneers of a new generation of artists.” In February 2008, AIDA provided support for Bill Gudenrath, Resident Advisor of the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass, to present a workshop at G Studio. Following these successful workshops, in June 2008, AIDA supported a two-day flameworking workshop at the Bezalel Academy led by Minnesota-based artist Chris McElroy. As the glass movement in Israel awakens and artists seek high-level training, AIDA continues to encourage and support emerging glass programs. AIDA aspires to influence the future of glass art in Israel, spreading the word of its artists’ considerable talents into global markets. Erika Vogel, director, AIDA Doug Anderson, co-founder, AIDA Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO 2008 special exhibit Looking Forward: Visions Into the 21st Century presented by AIDA. For more information please visit www.AIDAarts.org. 32 C. D. C. Sergey Bunkov Six Blind Men, 2008 sand-blasted glass 23.6 x 31.5 D. Sergey Bunkov Six New Israeli Shekels, 2008 sand-blasted glass 31.5 x 23.6 33 The International Film Festival on Clay and Glass Presented at SOFA CHICAGO by Ateliers d’Art de France By Serge Nicole and François Belliard A. 34 Founded in 1868 by a group of craftsworkers, Ateliers d’Art de France is the French federation for craft professionals. Representing a wide range of know-how and a diversity of materials: ceramics, glass, metal, textiles, fabric and wood, the Ateliers d’Art currently includes more than 1,300 artists, craftsworkers and craft workshops throughout France. Its purpose is to support professionals by offering advice and training and to promote the craft professions through events, exhibitions and fairs in France and abroad, as well as through its boutiques and gallery, which is located across from the Picasso Museum in Paris. The Gallery Collection is a showcase for unique contemporary works and it regularly participates in well known fairs dedicated to the applied arts and design, such as SOFA in Chicago and New York. In line with its cultural policy, Ateliers d’Art de France organises the International Film Festival on Clay and Glass every two years in Montpellier, France. Created in 1998 to showcase the firebased arts, promote international cultural exchanges and develop the creation and dissemination of films, the Festival was originally dedicated entirely to clay. Glass was added to the programme in 2006. Image and films offer a perspective that the eye sometimes cannot glimpse – panning around a piece of work, superimposing the inside and the outside, caressing the surface of the clay like a paintbrush, or making the sparkling light of glass vibrate. “Whether slow or quick, moving or still, the camera captures the multiple facets of a glance and the anxieties of the creative mouth and lips of so many artists and craftsworkers that we dare not glimpse alone. Poetically modest, sometimes audacious and violent, animated images can sometimes help us to grasp the unfathomable dimensions of creation”, wrote Loul Combres, Artistic Director, in the editorial for the Festival's 10th anniversary. Attended by 350 festival-goers in 1998, the Festival has attracted more and more visitors every year since. More than 1,300 spectators flocked to the 2008 edition. The Festival’s international dimension has also gained a solid footing over time, as over 12% of the festival-goers came from abroad for the last edition. The films screened are the fruit of a fascinating quest among audiovisual and cultural entities both in France and abroad. A viewing committee comprised of professionals from the audiovisual, art and craft worlds meets before the Festival to select the films that will be screened according to their cinematographic quality and content. The committee views nearly 140 films, of which some 30 films are finally selected for the “com- petition” and “out-of-competition” sections. A jury comprised of both French and foreign audiovisual experts and professionals from the arts and crafts sectors awards prizes to the competing films for their cinematographic quality and rendering of the subject. Since 1998, the Festival has been chaired by such outstanding members as Joan Gardy Artigas (ceramist and painter, Spain), Miquel Barcelo (painter and sculptor, Spain), Roger Capron (ceramist, France), Bernard Dejonghe (ceramist and glass-maker, France) and Ousmane Sow (sculptor, Senegal). Film directors’ prizes are a monetary awards to encourage film-making on clay and glass: First Award - Ateliers d’Art de France Exceptional work Heritage Award Ceramic or glass traditions through the ages and cultures Contemporary Award Contemporary ceramic or glass creation Clay Award-UNESCO Use of clay as a means of cultural exchange Glass Award Glass, source of creation Festival-goers’ Award Winner selected by vote B. C. D. A. The 2008 International Film Festival on Clay and Glass in Montpellier, France photo: Damien Keller B. Marvin Lipofsky: A Journey in Glass photo: Paul McKenna C. Pottery and Dragon Kiln photo: Tao Yao D. Hand Made photo: Dreamlab Films 35 F. Each edition of the festival has a varied programme and is open to documentaries, fictional films, cartoons and experimental productions. The richness of clay and glass offers a broad spectrum of subjects and undoubtedly contributes to the public’s fascination with this unique event. Heritage, architecture, artistic research, history of civilisations, ethnology and archaeology are all covered. Each Festival is an invitation to travel across the five continents, to meet contemporary artists and creators, to discover ancient civilisations and age-old traditions. In 2002, Mark Lyman, Founder and Director of SOFA honoured us by serving on the Festival jury. Today, it is the turn of Ateliers d’Art de France to accept his invitation by presenting a selection of films reflecting the diversity of the Festival programme at SOFA CHICAGO. We are delighted to offer SOFA visitors this “best of” collection and hope you will be surprised by its range and depth and enjoy it! E. Serge Nicole, president, Ateliers d’Art de France François Belliard, chairman of the Culture Committee Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO Film Series including films from the International Film Festival on Clay and Glass presented by the Ateliers d’Art de France. For more information visit www.fifav.fr. G. H. E. Dreaming of Spirit Animals photo: Russell Johnson F. Claire Curneen photo: Manchester Metropolitan University G. River of Words photo: Helen Miller H. The Goddess with Feet of Clay photo: Frédéric Soltan I. I. Dante Marioni photo: Patricia O’Brien 36 Films presented at SOFA CHICAGO 2008 Claire Curneen Alex McErlain, Great Britain, 2005 This documentary was filmed on the occasion of the exhibition devoted to ceramic artist Claire Curneen at the Manchester Art Gallery in 2005. She is filmed in her studio, where she creates a figurative porcelain piece. She also talks about the development of her creative ideas. Dante Marioni Patricia O’Brien, USA, 2007 The son of Paul Marioni, a prominent glass artist, Dante Marioni grew up surrounded by glass artists. In this portrait, he pays tribute to his mentors, especially Lino Tagliapietra who he describes as being the Elvis of the glass world. Dante Marioni is completely engaged in the art of glassblowing bringing to his work the skill of a fine craftsman and an elegant sense of design. Dreaming of Spirit Animals Sally Cloninger, USA, 2004 This film chronicles the work of the American artist Cappy Thompson and her process of creating a large-scale public art piece (the “largest painted glass window in existence”) for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The documentary explores Thompson’s unique relationship to the function of narrative and auto-biography in glass art as well as her interest in dreams and mythology and her methods of incorporating diverse inspirations for her glass work. Hand Made Jamshid Bahmani, Iran, 2004 This documentary was filmed in a glassblowing workshop near Tehran, Iran. It shows the difficult working conditions of the craftsworkers, as well as the elegant pieces they create. Marvin Lipofsky: A Journey in Glass Paul McKenna, USA, 2003 This film is a journey through the many phases of Marvin Lipofsky’s career, starting with his early groundbreaking work in California to his more recent work produced in glass factories around the globe. Lipofsky’s technique of creating pieces that reflect the culture and setting of these varied locales has become his signature. Nick Mount’s Fascination With Glass Tony Cox, Australia, 2001 This documentary is a profile of the Australian glass artist, Nick Mount, who helped found the hot glass movement in Australia 25 years ago and is now renowned internationally in glass circles. We see him as a mature craftsman at work in his home town of Adelaide, Australia, and in the United States with other renowned glass artists, including his long-time mentor Richard Marquis. Ousmane Sow Béatrice Soulé, France, 1996 The film is a love story between a man and his sculpture, between a man and a woman, and between a man and a branch of humanity. Patti Warashina: Inside the Studio of a Ceramic Sculptor Ann Hedreen and Rustin Thompson, USA, 1991 This film offers a foray into the creative universe of prolific artist Patti Warashina. She is filmed working in her studio in Seattle and discussing her past, her career and her sources of inspiration. Pottery and Dragon Kiln Jiansheng Li, China, 2007 In China, Tao Yao village pottery making can be traced back to the Tang Dynasty. Hand made large pots, firing in a long dragon kiln has been one of the most unique traditions in this area for over 1,000 years. Today, this group of potters is the last generation left and they are still working and living with old traditions. Richard Deacon Frédéric Le Clair, France, 2006 Richard Deacon is recognised as one of today’s leading “classical” sculptors. His monumental pieces reveal a subtle examination of the relations between the language and meaning that must be embodied by a sculpture, which is not “just a thing.” We discover a compassionate, generous artist who describes himself as a story-teller. River of Words Helen Miller, Great Britain, 2003 Rupert Spira is one of Britain’s finest studio potters. The film takes its title from one of his tall bowls inscribed with a long, meditative poem. Made over a period of six months at the artist’s home in Shropshire, River of Words is a contemplative film, giving a glimpse into Spira’s daily working practice. The Eye: Grayson Perry John F. Wyver, Great Britain, 2007 After winning the Turner Prize in 2003, Grayson Perry has become the nation’s favourite transvestite potter. In this film, he speaks engagingly about why he is an artist who uses ceramics and not a potter, and about the defining and often dark, disturbing themes that run through his work. The Goddess With Feet of Clay Frédéric Soltan and Dominique Rabotteau, France, 1998 In the autumn, the Indian metropolis of Calcutta celebrates the mother goddess Durga. 300 sculptor families live within the city. On the occasion of this festival, they make thousands of clay effigies of the goddess. Towards mid-October, they leave their workshops and join the procession of altars held aloft in their honour on both sides of the city to receive the tributes of the faithful for four days and four nights. The Wow ! Element Mattias Piltz, Sweden, 2005 In the summer of 2005, the Global Art Glass exhibition was held for the third time at the castle of Borgholm, Sweden. This glass art exhibition has become an increasingly important meeting place for an international group of artists who focus more on glass art rather than art glass. The film presents 16 glass artists from 15 countries that participated in the exhibition. 37 Collecting Collectors/Constructing a Collection: RAM at Five Years By Bruce W. Pepich A. 38 In our culture almost every artist needs some form of encouragement to continue generating new work. Once an artwork moves from the somewhat solitary environment of the studio and enters the public domain, it requires a support system of collectors, galleries, writers, funders and museums that exists to aid artists and the formation of their new work. Whether the assistance is emotional (reviews and critical acclaim) or financial (exhibition opportunities, sales, grants and fellowships), it is essential for the further development of an artist’s career. Few artists can function in a vacuum, and artwork must have opportunities to communicate with viewers. The Racine Art Museum (RAM) was created in 2003 to house one of the most significant contemporary craft collections in the country. This new museum was born in a community of 80,000 people with a shifting economic base, transitioning from a manufacturing center into a weekend destination for Chicagoans, a cultural tourism site for the region, and a home to artists relocating into abandoned factory buildings. Although this collection was previously assembled at the 60-year-old Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, RAM represented a substantial departure and a glorious adventure into a new century. The community placed great effort in funding RAM programming and facilities, however this transformation of a museum and a community has taken place in an economic climate that, because of the factory closings and high unemployment of the last two decades, has precluded raising funds for acquisitions. RAM’s leadership believed that collecting was an essential function that formed a bridge to the future and aided artists working today through career documentation. RAM came into being by focusing on one important sector of the artists’ support system – collectors. For more than 25 years, we have endeavored to collect collectors, as well as their artwork gifts. Collectors occupy an incredibly important place in the art world ecosystem. They are often the first to purchase new work from an emerging talent and new series by established figures. This provides financial aid, but even more importantly, serious encouragement that sends a motivated artist back into the studio. Through their purchases, collectors also assist galleries which, in turn, provide exhibition opportunities that broaden the audience through further exposure. By sharing information about artists with other enthusiasts and opening their homes to interested groups, collectors advocate on behalf of the artist, creating a larger pool of new collectors. They bring new talent to the attention of museum curatorial staff and provide financial con- tributions for exhibition and collection programs. Collectors also donate and purchase artwork with the generous goal of gifting their acquisitions to their favored museum. As many institutions are persistently strapped for funds, the gift of acquisitions allows museums to direct funding to public education programming and audience-building efforts. Once a piece enters the realm of the museum, it becomes public property. The museum makes a commitment to exhibit and care for it and through a host of related programs, most museums conduct ongoing public education about the works they own. Because of the institution’s efforts to constantly broaden their audience, these educational programs introduce visitors to new and unique art forms and bring art to audiences that might never visit a gallery or studio. Museum exhibitions help inspire young people to enter the art field and encourage new collectors, creating the next generation for this cultural ecosystem. Collectors are essential to assisting artists and the production of their works, but they can also make an incredible difference to a museum. When different collectors with a variety of viewpoints and tastes donate to one museum, they amplify the point of view the museum can achieve with one curator and the acquisition dollars it could assemble as one institution. This expands the reach of the collection and the scope of the exhibitions, making the museum’s collection more comprehensive and its exhibitions more broadly based. RAM’s collection currently has two foci: craft media and works on paper. Graphics and photographs were its main interest until the second focus in crafts was added in 1989. RAM acquires in-depth – representing artists in early, middle and late life to demonstrate the progress of their aesthetic ideas over time. The museum collaborates with living artists in ways that encourage the production of new pieces and through these efforts, RAM has much in common with the spirits and interests of its donors. Artists are repeatedly presented in changing thematic exhibitions from RAM’s collection, which place them in different contexts to encourage the viewing audience to form new interpretations of these works. RAM believes strongly in documentation and publishes gallery guides and catalogues recording the aesthetic growth of these artists. A. Lillian Elliott Wrapped Form, 1988 wood, rattan, waxed string and thread 43 x 26 diameter Racine Art Museum Gift of Lloyd Cotsen B. Earl Pardon Necklace (#151146) and Earring Set (#1547), 1989 sterling silver, 14k gold, aquamarine, amethyst, topaz, enamel, mother of pearl, abalone shell necklace: 17.5 diameter x 1 earrings: 1.75 x .75 x 1 Racine Art Museum Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd C. Richard Notkin 20th Century Solutions Teapot 2003 earthenware 5 x 9 x 7.75 Racine Art Museum Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak B. C. 39 E. D. When seeking ways to sustain these efforts, RAM has sought ideal people to partner with—divine donors. These collectors are generous in action and spirit, contributing objects and funds to underwrite collections’ care and programs. A genuine love of art and respect for artists’ roles in society are indispensable, as well as a true desire to share their excitement in encountering a great work of art with the public. They share their ideas and enthusiasm without exerting undue control or influence and understand the delicate balance they must maintain with the museum in advising on activities, without demanding a specific action. Model donors are thoroughly in agreement with the concept of exhibiting the objects they amass alongside those of other collectors to create new points of view that might not be possible if the piece remained privately held. Divine donors are thoroughly enthusiastic about the manner in which the institution will use the artwork they entrust to it and welcome the opportunity for the museum to present these works on behalf of their creators. RAM has been exceedingly fortunate to have a large number of divine donors who have made gifts of artwork both prior and subsequent to its 2003 opening. At present, there are donors living in 30 states who have presented gifts to RAM’s collection. Five of these collectors—three individuals and two couples—stand out in this group and are honored in an exhibition highlighting their gifts to RAM at SOFA CHICAGO 2008. While we are grateful to each donor who has helped assemble RAM’s collection, we believe it is important to front and center five heaven-sent donors, who have served as cornerstones in building RAM’s collection through large numbers of gifts of great quality. Moreover, through their enthusiasm, volunteer efforts and financial assistance, these perfect patrons have built on their gifted objects by supporting programming based on RAM’s permanent collection in ways that have amplified the effects of their original gifts. They have created a life for this museum and an exciting environment in which works from many sectors of the museum’s two foci intersect, creating opportunities wherein new interpretations evolve and both the general public and the seasoned viewer may learn new perspectives. F. G. I. H. 40 The original collection at Wustum Museum always benefitted from gifts beginning with the arrival of a substantial grouping of WPA Art presented by the Federal Government in 1943, which was quietly augmented by gifted works on paper until the early 1970s. At this time, a Racine native, noted collector and arts advocate, Karen Johnson Boyd, began presenting the museum with gifts of paper pieces and ceramics. When the museum announced its second focus in crafts, she helped build the collection at a major pace. In 1991, Ms. Boyd presented the museum with a 200-piece gift that immediately created nationally significant representations of contemporary ceramics, jewelry and basketry. This gift included major figures from two generations in the contemporary ceramics field from the mid-1970s through the late-1980s, such as Rudy Autio, Wayne Higby, Toshiko Takaezu and Robert Turner. The fibers gift included Lia Cook, Dominic Di Mare, Norma Minkowitz and Ed Rossbach. Her metals contribution represented Robert Ebendorf, Arline Fisch, Eleanor Moty and Earl Pardon. The national attention her gift brought to the museum attracted many of the donors who have helped RAM earn its reputation as a leader in the field. Ms. Boyd has continued to present RAM with gifts of multiple objects each year since 1991. Her efforts to build the ceramics collection have attracted a number of other major gifts, as have her continued efforts to expand RAM’s representation of contemporary fibers. Her gifts have contributed multiple examples of artists from throughout their careers to establish a serious documentation of the crafts field. In recent years RAM has increased efforts to acquire graphics and photographs by important artists in order to create equivalent pairings with crafts masterworks in its exhibitions. Ms. Boyd has been very supportive of these efforts, presenting RAM with nearly 100 examples of prints and drawings by major figures in the painting field in the past three years. She has also donated over 50 photographs by respected artists in addition to ceramic and fibers media. Her most recent gift contained artists as varied as Olga de Amaral, Robert Arneson, Dale Chihuly, Diane Itter, Akio Takamori and Peter Voulkos in craft media; and Bill Brandt, Francesco Clemente, Lee Friedlander, Arnold Newman, Robert Rauschenberg and Esteban Vicente in graphics and photographs. In 1989, New York collectors Dale and Doug Anderson were attracted to the museum’s newly stated crafts focus, and visited on a group tour. They began donating objects to the museum that same year. They have continued their efforts each year since, donating literally hundreds of artworks for the collection and pieces traded or sold to raise funds for acquisitions. Their initial gifts were pieces by Jack Earl and Judy Jensen, and each year this couple has continued to build RAM’s representation of the glass field with gifts of works by Carol Cohen, Michael Glancy, Jay Musler and Ginny Ruffner. At the same time, their far-ranging eye and broad tastes also resulted in their contributing ceramics, fibers and metals in support of RAM’s mission. D. Peter Voulkos NAGA, 1982 wood-fired earthenware 43 x 28.5 Racine Art Museum Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd E. Dale Chihuly Wine Vessel, c. 1965 glass 5.5 x 11.25 x 9 Racine Art Museum Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd F. Diane Itter Color Point, 1981 dyed linen 15.5 x 10 Racine Art Museum Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd G. Ginny Ruffner Fruit and Flowers, 1995 glass, enamel paint 25 x 14 x 13 Racine Art Museum Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson H. Dante Marioni Whopper, 1990 glass 26.5 x 10 Racine Art Museum Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson I. Jack Earl Raphael Worked Close to Home 1989 white earthenware, oil paint 32.5 x 29 x 20 Racine Art Museum Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson J. Richard Shaw Walker with Books, 1982 glazed porcelain 50.5 x 28 x 12 Racine Art Museum Gift of Donna Moog J. 41 Many pieces the Andersons have presented to RAM are by young talents or are examples of more well-known figures at emerging stages in their careers. Some of these examples are now historic and facilitate the recording of the early development of artists who are acclaimed today. By representing different stages in their lives, RAM can demonstrate how these figures became established and matured. The Andersons’ enthusiasm for young talent and new statements by recognized individuals has provided many artists with the kind of animated recognition that encourages the creation of new work. Their recent gifts demonstrate this strategy and include examples by Hank Murta Adams, Lola Brooks, Nora Fok, Dante Marioni, Mark Newport, Kiff Slemmons and Carol Westfall. With their gifts, the Andersons enable RAM to present recent works by a wide range of artists and to introduce new talents. Since RAM strives to encourage living artists, the acquisition of emerging individuals and new statements by recognized figures is a great assist toward achieving this goal. The Andersons have been active, vocal and positive advocates for RAM since the early 1990s. They have served on committees and the museum’s Board of Directors, while constantly putting the museum’s staff in touch with artists, activists and colleagues in the field. They have been devoted ambassadors on behalf of the museum and its mission, extending the reach of the staff across the country, bringing other enthusiasts and additional gifts to RAM. If RAM is indeed collecting collectors, the Andersons are often in the front line of the acquisition team. St. Louis collector, Donna Moog, presented her first gift to the museum in 1996, a Leon Niehues basket following her inaugural visit. In 2000, she presented a gift of 286 contemporary ceramic teapots, instantly establishing one of the largest collections of this kind in the United States. This gift included major figures in ceramic sculpture who occasionally made teapots, artists known for solely creating teapots and studio potters. The Moog gift has created a snapshot of the teapot form and its interpretation as practiced by a wide range of American and European ceramic artists from the 1980s and 1990s, and includes Annette Corcoran, Ken Ferguson, John Glick, Karen Karnes, Jeff Oestreich and Beatrice Wood. Ms. Moog’s gift, which debuted in 2003, added teapots by sculptors already at RAM, augmented the holdings of makers of teapots already in the collection, and substantially added to RAM’s representation of studio potters. To this original contribution, she has recently added over 50 additional pieces in ceramics and basketry. This builds on the gift of her teapots by adding sculptures by major figures in the ceramics field including Richard DeVore, Ruth Duckworth and Richard Shaw. Her gift of baskets significantly expands RAM’s collection of this material by adding both first-time artists and multiple examples by major figures RAM wishes to represent in depth. Her gift includes works by Linda Bills, Lissa Hunter, Gyöngy Laky, and Sylvia Seventy among others. RAM’s strength in contemporary basketry attracted Los Angeles-based collector, Lloyd Cotsen,who recently donated his contemporary American basket collection to the museum. This gift, which is currently having its debut exhibition in Racine, contains 151 works created by 74 artists. Mr. Cotsen was impressed by RAM’s serious interest in baskets and by its ongoing inclusion of this material in its exhibitions. The vast majority of these baskets were created by American women artists during the past 20 years and represent what Mr. Cotsen thinks is an example of American artists taking the lead in the fibers field on an inter-national level. He strongly believes these artists expanded the public’s view of baskets as a medium for serious expression. He sees these pieces as evidence of the artists’ groundbreaking experimentation to investigate ways in which basketry techniques could be explored as vehicles for creating threedimensional sculptural forms. K. Gyöngy Laky Former Bonheur, c. 1995 found wine bottle corks and nails 13 x 18.75 Racine Art Museum Gift of Lloyd Cotsen L. Richard Marquis Teapot, 2001 glass 7.5 x 8 Racine Art Museum Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak M. Mary Giles Shadow Profile, 2001 dyed linen, metal 22 x 15.5 x 5.5 Racine Art Museum Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak K. All photography: Michael Tropea 42 His gift, the single largest gift of contemporary baskets to arrive at RAM, joins nearly 300 contemporary baskets in RAM’s collection from other donors, creating one of the largest concentrations of this material in any art museum in the United States. The Cotsen Collection is broad and includes single examples by 46 artists. At the same time, it is also in-depth as it includes multiple examples by 28 artists including Dorothy Gill Barnes, Lillian Elliott and John McQueen, creating a broad documentation of this field during the last two decades of the 20th century. David Charak and his late wife Jacqueline, have been donating objects to RAM for over five years after being introduced to RAM by the dealer Leslie Ferrin. Living in St. Louis, the Charaks have assembled a respected contemporary ceramics collection. Their main gifts to RAM have primarily focused on ceramics and they have increased RAM’s growing holdings in teapots with the addition of multiple examples by recognized masters like Richard Notkin, George Ohr and Peter Shire, as well as younger talents entering RAM’s collection for the first time. The Charaks have also presented pieces of ceramic sculpture by Jack Earl and Paul Dresang, fibers by Mary Giles, glass by Richard Marquis and metal hollowware teapots by Marilyn Da Silva, Kevin O’Dwyer and Christina Y. Smith, broadening RAM’s existing representations of these media. Like other collectors highlighted in this group, David Charak sometimes calls to discuss a potential purchase he is contemplating, with the expectation that it will eventually come to RAM. It is exciting to watch a collector select something based on how it fills his/her collection. It is even more exhilarating when the museum’s needs are also considered. Another delight for a curator is when donors’ interests overlap and works arrive that were created by the same artists, but at different times in their careers. RAM has received examples by Anne Kraus from Ms. Boyd, the Charaks and Ms. Moog; ceramics by Ralph Bacerra from the Andersons, Ms. Boyd, the Charaks and Ms. Moog; glass by Richard Marquis from the Andersons, Ms. Boyd and the Charaks; and baskets by Lillian Elliott and John McQueen from Ms. Boyd, Mr. Cotsen and Ms. Moog. Each of these single contributions amplifies the other gifts to more clearly survey the artists’ complete bodies of work. There are many other influential donors who actively support RAM by making contributions of objects and we are grateful to them all. We hope to include some of them in a future exhibition of this type. Collecting collectors is about gathering talented and generous souls to your museum, but it is also about ongoing sharing relationships between the donors and the institution. Just as no artist works alone in a vacuum, so too, collectors and museums must establish a collaborative environment that builds on their mutual strengths to advance the field. They also must reach out to the broader public to establish and involve the next generation of creators and appreciators. It is appropriate to use the forum of SOFA CHICAGO’s to focus on RAM’s collection and to acknowledge these collector/donors. Many of the objects at RAM were purchased from galleries and artists who have exhibited at SOFA expositions. These artists have been presented to the public and selected by collectors because of the exposure the artists received in the forum of the exhibitions and educational programs at SOFA. By displaying and documenting these artists, RAM continues the efforts of SOFA’s organizers and exhibitors to expose a growing segment of the public to contemporary crafts and build an appreciative audience for the artists who create these works. Bruce W. Pepich, executive director and curator of collections, Racine Art Museum Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO 2008 special exhibit Collecting Collectors: RAM at Five Years presented by the Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI. For more information visit www.ramart.org. M. L. 43 A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color By Paul W. Richelson A. 44 B. C. D. Color is an inherent property of wood and has always played a part in its visual appeal for both artist and public alike, whether it is a sculptural object or functional furniture. The special exhibit, A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color, presents artists who have inventively used the “natural” color of wood, as well as surveys those who have married artistic color and wood to explore new aesthetic possibilities. The 2001 broadly historical touring exhibition Wood Turning in North America Since 1930, organized by the Yale University Art Gallery and the Wood Turning Center, reconstructed the tradition of 20th century wood art through three generations, making clear how influential modernism and its attitude towards materials were for wood art at its inception: natural materials, simple methods of construction, honesty in process and structure, as well as simplicity of form. Although the pioneers of wood art may not have discussed it as such, as artist/designers, they were undoubtedly aware of earlier modernist developments well established by the 1920s. When 20th century modernist sculptors such as Constantin Brancusi selected wood as a suitable material for both sculpture and base, an important precedent was established. Directly carved by the artist, the finished sculpture showed a respect for the texture, grain and color of the wood, as well as natural forking and patterning. Brancusi’s bases strongly maintained the heaviness and bulk of the material, as well as honestly revealed a record of the artist’s carving hand. Brancusi’s early training at the Craiova School of Crafts involved extensive woodworking which left him well-prepared to carve the block himself. Eventually he actually exhibited the bases by themselves. As sculptor William Tucker observed in 1974, “Brancusi saw in carving the means to the definitive and unique form for each sculpture. …[He] realized carving as…private, individual, separate, concentrated and quiet.” It should be noted that all of these qualities are precisely what has made contemporary wood art so popular. Closer to home, this aesthetic was communicated equally well by the American sculptor Isamu Noguchi, who studied with Brancusi in Paris in 1927 and established his career in the early 1930s. Other artists of note reviving direct carving were Chaim Gross and Seymour Lipton, who both exhibited wood sculpture in the 1930s. The modernist’s “truth in the material” point of view placed a high value on minimum intervention to emphasize the pure and hence, spiritually honest appreciation of wood’s raw color, while allowing for some technical interventions to help reveal its true color. Without necessarily being consciously aware of the influence of modernist aesthetics, contemporary viewers and collectors nevertheless are predisposed to critically approach wood art with this stylistic bias. This has made it very difficult for artists with what might be described as an eclectically permissive or postmodernist approach to be widely appreciated. The artists invited to participate in this special exhibit share an appreciation for the importance of color, and its progressive expansion of the definition of what is valid in contemporary wood art. For them color and wood combine in a perfect expressive union that invites exploration. One might say that they conceptualize their work coloristically. Even when basically utilizing the natural color of the wood, there is a heightened sensitivity to its properties and potential. What is also clear about these artists is that design is an important component in the process. One of the most effective design components used to exploit the potential of color is pattern. Michael Mode’s Conjunction Ascending is a particularly effective use of three woods (holly, wenge and yellowheart) to create a boldly segmented sculptural piece reminiscent of Art Deco decorative drama. Equally compelling is Hayley Smith’s The Hand of the Maker, in which the turned English sycamore is both burnt and painted. A wall piece, the strength of the simplified shape of the hands gains new visual power, evoking the silhouetted hands left by the first artists deep in prehistoric caves. Irish artist Roger Bennett’s Bowl, of sycamore and inlaid silver, is an essay in subtle design. It reveals how important a particular wood can be, even when ironically, the natural color is modified by the application of a colored woodstain. Bennett notes: “Sycamore is my favorite wood for coloring, as its paleness makes it an excellent natural canvas. I use Liberon waterbased woodstains. Sycamore can be a rather bland and uninteresting wood, and the effect of the stains is usually to enhance and enliven it. Different areas of the surface absorb the stain at different rates, creating a rich but subtle variation.” 45 E. F. G. Besides the added color, another post-modern touch in Bowl is the use of another material in combination with wood. Bennett explains, “The silver is silver wire. I mark out the pattern, and then drill hundreds (sometimes thousands) of holes into which I glue very short lengths of wire. In this piece, I have used five different diameters of wire to create a repeating pattern. I finish with Danish oil.” Equally impressive are several artists in the exhibit who employ color more monochromatically in conjunction with very sculptural forms. Christian Burchard’s Torso in Motion, of bleached madrone, continues his interest in wall-mounted panels, but with a compelling twist: the whiteness of the shaped body-like forms unites with an implied narrative, adding a significant emotional element to the three-panel composition. Much as Barbara Hepworth noted following her 1933 visit to Brancusi’s Paris studio wherein she recognized a “humanism which seemed intrinsic in all the forms,” Burchard also succeeds in creating forms that reconnect with the nature of their materials; the pale bleached skin of the wood communicates a physicality and intense emotion. Jennifer’s Granules of Truth by Brent Skidmore in reality may function as a somewhat “over-thetop” mirror, but strikes a note of playfulness in its extraordinary demonstration of physicality and gravity, its wit echoed by its title. The painted, carved and assembled string of basswood shapes, made using an ukibori technique and beautiful tonally related Golden Artist Colors, appears to levitate in space. It is impossible not to identify the shapes as stones and to mentally calculate their combined weight, seemingly momentarily suspended above the floor. It is a masterful, somewhat surrealist-inspired elegant composition, whose overall biomorphism of wood and glass creates a superb expression of organic design. Color has been especially useful to artists interested in investigating the illusionistic and suggestive possibilities of carved wood. Louise Hibbert’s Radiolarian Vessel VII, of English sycamore with silver, texture paste and acrylic inks, is a prime example. Seemingly naturalistically inspired, the object is at once real, yet somehow alien, inviting, yet repellent, both convincingly represented thanks to her understanding of the communicative power of color. So too, thanks to color, Nature Heals All Wounds by David Nittman convincingly references and communicates the illusionistic intricacy of the woven structure of basketry. Beyond the successful “real” illusion, what is particularly interesting about this piece is its overall composition conveying bold, new pictorial possibilities for the wood surface. Liberating pictorial aspects of color, even painterly aspects, have been successfully explored by many artists in A Perfect Marriage. Viewed in the light of these works, modernism has been both a blessing and a burden to the development of contemporary wood art. Regarding color and threedimensional form, modernism established certain cultural biases relative to the use of color on stone or wood sculpture, based on a flawed understanding of the aesthetics of antiquity and the Renaissance. The assumption of the purity of surface, the lack of coloration, we now know to be a false one. Antiquity, the Renaissance as well as medieval sculptors fully employed color when finishing sculptural form. Polychrome was more the norm. Time has often been the real enemy, erasing evidence of color’s presence in historic artworks. It was a great surprise to discover, following conservation after the 1966 flood in Florence, Italy, that Donatello’s much-admired wooden Penitent Magdalene of 1454-1455 possessed suntanned skin and blue eyes, and was vividly striated with gold. Ironically, even the medieval-inspired late 19th century Arts and Crafts Movement, which played a part in modernism’s interest in the honest use of simple traditional materials, employed modern industrial manufacturing practices. 46 A. David Nittmann Nature Heals All Wounds 2007 curly maple, 23k gold leaf, archival ink, acrylic paint 3 x 17 photo: Tim Benko D. Louise Hibbert Radiolarian Vessel VII, 2004 English sycamore, silver, texture paste, acrylic inks 2.5 x 6 photo: Louise Hibbert G. Hayley Smith The Hand of the Maker, 2008 English sycamore, pigments 20 inches diameter photo: Hayley Smith H. E. B. Michael Mode Conjunction Ascending, 2007 holly, wenge, yellowheart 13.5 x 35 x 13 photo: Michael Mode F. C. Christian Burchard Torso in Motion, 2008 bleached madrone overall size 62 x 70 x 10 photo: Rob Jaffe Jacob Antonelli Green Cup, 2008 poplar, cashew paint 3.5 x 3.5 x 2.75 photo: John Carlano Giles Gilson Fantasy Unleashed, 2004 basswood, lacquer, aluminum 8 x 15 photo: Giles Gilson Michael Hosaluk Bowl of Strange Fruit, 2007 wood, paint, hair 9 x 30 x 7 photo: Trent Watts H. Perhaps Craig Nutt best explains the wood artist’s conundrum: Once a subscriber to the inviolability of the natural beauty of wood, I got beyond the old taboo against painting wood when in the mid-1980s I did a series of turned vessels with colorful lacquered surfaces. Now, I turn to oil paints and lacquers to represent the vegetables with clarity. Truth to the subject trumped ‘truth to materials.’ I keep returning to the vegetable motif because it has developed into a personal and metaphorically rich vocabulary. These commonplace objects, at once products of nature and of human manipulation, taken out of their normal context and scale invite a fresh look at other wonders that routine renders mundane. They lend themselves to absurdity, humor, beauty, and even dignity. The adoption of the pictorial aspects of color is not necessarily an overnight decision for an artist, as Ron Fleming makes clear: Despite my experience in illustration, my early work was devoid of painterly expression, allowing the material to provide color and pattern. Yet, it was only a matter of time before I would combine my experience in painting with my work in wood. When I finally had control of the vessel form, I thought why not paint on the form? Whether it is the flowers in Fleming’s Tradescantia or the vibrant flames and vegetables of Nutt’s Burning, color and its ability to bring to life a whole new vocabulary of form, is stimulating and liberating for both artist and audience alike. New levels of reference and meaning are possible when ideas from other parts of an artist’s imagination are tapped. Binh Pho’s Realm of Dream manifests all these qualities. While Nutt and Fleming may be converts to the virtues of color, Wayne Rabb and Giles Gilson have long been identified with its use. In the spirit of the lacquered wood of the French Art Deco master of the 1920s, Emile-Jacques Ruhlman, Rabb and Gilson share his wizardry when it comes to the creation of seductive polished surfaces. Giles Gilson’s Fantasy Unleashed is a complete example of a master at work. Whether it is the swirling mists of orange, yellow and red of Gilson’s Fantasy Unleashed, the organic overall patterns of Jacob Antonelli’s Green Cup or the expressive paint trails visible across the surface of David Ellsworth’s much earlier 1991 Nelaq II, all are statements of the capacity of one medium to affect change in another. Abstract Expressionism, Color Field, NEW NEW all describe over 50 years of the creative power of abstraction in contemporary painting. Many of the wood artists in this exhibit have been willing to embrace abstraction’s search for spirituality, its exploration of transcendence and its high value placed on individual expression. Through the freedom to use color, these qualities and many others have been transferred to the macrocosm of wood art. Paul W. Richelson, assistant director and chief curator, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO 2008 special exhibition A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color presented by the Collectors of Wood Art. 47 Transition & Transformation: The Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew By Annie Carlano A. 48 Staying at the top of one’s game takes talent, energy, and the ability to know when to change course and how best to do it. Managing change requires a passionate determination to succeed, driven by a deep commitment to the team. The Mint Museum of Craft + Design team is in the process of undergoing rapid change and finding new ways to realize the goal of a greater, more dynamic and more relevant museum. Two major developments have hastened this transition. First, it was announced in 2006 that The Mint Museum in a private-public partnership with Wachovia Corporation, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, will move into a new building designed by Machado and Silvetti, the Boston-based architects responsible for the recent renovations and expansion of the J. Paul Getty Villa. Slated to open in late 2010, the new museum will feature the architects’ characteristic classicism of form combined with a craftsperson’s understanding of materials, with public spaces that will be pleasant gathering spots as well as fitting environments for installation works by Dale Chihuly, Tom Patti, and Stanislav Libensk y and ´ Jaroslava Brychtová. Nearly doubling The Mint Museum’s exhibition space, the new museum affords the opportunity to offer the public stateof-the-art interpretive technologies, while retaining the “human touch” with artist demonstrations and hands-on activities. A 250-seat auditorium will allow for scholarly as well as popular programs, and the expanded retail operation and café will provide a comfortable respite for the visitor. The second development is that the Mint Museum of Craft + Design has a new Director of Craft + Design – me. As a leader, I want to make the museum as exciting as it was when it first opened with a splash almost a decade ago. With the opportunity offered by a new facility and expanded exhibition space, we will reassert our core values of building a collection of masterworks, producing scholarly publications, and collaborating closely with contemporary artists who work with clay, metal, wood, glass and fiber, placing us in the forefront of the craft world. That world – and the world in general – is not the same as it was in 1999, and the new Mint Museum of Craft + Design will become a forum for dialogues about current issues of concern in the field, such as craft theory, aesthetics and technology. Forging alliances within Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as nationally and internationally, we will find new ways to integrate craft and design into the broader discourse about art and society. Given the size and resources of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, it is essential that we focus on the things that we do better than any other institution in order to take the Museum to an even higher level of excellence. To this end, we will continue to collect international contemporary craft, present exhibitions about world craft and design, and initiate and participate in global endeavors in these disciplines. Celebrating both contemporary craft and the artists of our time, we will be ever vigilant in seeking out the finest works and projects worldwide. Accomplishing these goals will be largely possible due to the dedication and generosity of the Founders’ Circle, the national support affiliate of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Comprised of collectors and craft enthusiasts, this group supports the goals and programs of the museum. With activities such as the annual Mint Condition Gala and the prestigious McColl and Founders’ Circle awards, as well as study trips in the United States and abroad, the Founders’ Circle engages and sustains a sizable membership. With the help of the Founders’ Circle, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design team will maintain a vibrant roster of exhibitions and programs at its current location into 2010. Simultaneously planning the new museum, the MMC+D team will also have the assistance and expertise of consulting scholars and other specialists. Working with the brightest and the best, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design is poised to achieve greatness as it enters its second decade and new home. Annie Carlano, director of craft + design, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO 2008 special exhibit Transition & Transformation: Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew sponsored by the Founders’ Circle Ltd., the National Support Affiliate of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. For more information visit www.mintmuseum.org. B. A. Ulla-Maija Vikman 11313322, 1999 assembled viscose thread, mahogany wood Collection of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design Gift of Ginger Kemp in memory of Francis B. Kemp B. Founders’ Circle President Elect Rick Oppenheim and his wife, Arlene photo: Mitchell Kearney 49 Staying at the top of one’s game takes talent, energy, and the ability to know when to change course and how best to do it. Managing change requires a passionate determination to succeed, driven by a deep commitment to the team. The Mint Museum of Craft + Design team is in the process of undergoing rapid change and finding new ways to realize the goal of a greater, more dynamic and more relevant museum. Two major developments have hastened this transition. First, it was announced in 2006 that The Mint Museum in a private-public partnership with Wachovia Corporation, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, will move into a new building designed by Machado and Silvetti, the Boston-based architects responsible for the recent renovations and expansion of the J. Paul Getty Villa. Slated to open in late 2010, the new museum will feature the architects’ characteristic classicism of form combined with a craftsperson’s understanding of materials, with public spaces that will be pleasant gathering spots as well as fitting environments for installation works by Dale Chihuly, Tom Patti, and Stanislav Libensk y and ´ Jaroslava Brychtová. Nearly doubling The Mint Museum’s exhibition space, the new museum affords the opportunity to offer the public stateof-the-art interpretive technologies, while retaining the “human touch” with artist demonstrations and hands-on activities. A 250-seat auditorium will allow for scholarly as well as popular programs, and the expanded retail operation and café will provide a comfortable respite for the visitor. The second development is that the Mint Museum of Craft + Design has a new Director of Craft + Design – me. As a leader, I want to make the museum as exciting as it was when it first opened with a splash almost a decade ago. With the opportunity offered by a new facility and expanded exhibition space, we will reassert our core values of building a collection of masterworks, producing scholarly publications, and collaborating closely with contemporary artists who work with clay, metal, wood, glass and fiber, placing us in the forefront of the craft world. That world – and the world in general – is not the same as it was in 1999, and the new Mint Museum of Craft + Design will become a forum for dialogues about current issues of concern in the field, such as craft theory, aesthetics and technology. Forging alliances within Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as nationally and internationally, we will find new ways to integrate craft and design into the broader discourse about art and society. Given the size and resources of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design, it is essential that we focus on the things that we do better than any other institution in order to take the Museum to an even higher level of excellence. To this end, we will continue to collect international contemporary craft, present exhibitions about world craft and design, and initiate and participate in global endeavors in these disciplines. Celebrating both contemporary craft and the artists of our time, we will be ever vigilant in seeking out the finest works and projects worldwide. Accomplishing these goals will be largely possible due to the dedication and generosity of the Founders’ Circle, the national support affiliate of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Comprised of collectors and craft enthusiasts, this group supports the goals and programs of the museum. With activities such as the annual Mint Condition Gala and the prestigious McColl and Founders’ Circle awards, as well as study trips in the United States and abroad, the Founders’ Circle engages and sustains a sizable membership. With the help of the Founders’ Circle, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design team will maintain a vibrant roster of exhibitions and programs at its current location into 2010. Simultaneously planning the new museum, the MMC+D team will also have the assistance and expertise of consulting scholars and other specialists. Working with the brightest and the best, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design is poised to achieve greatness as it enters its second decade and new home. Annie Carlano, director of craft + design, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC Published in conjunction with the SOFA CHICAGO 2008 special exhibit Transition & Transformation: Mint Museum of Craft + Design Anew sponsored by the Founders’ Circle Ltd., the National Support Affiliate of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. For more information visit www.mintmuseum.org. C. C Aerial view of new facility in Center City Charlotte D Interior public passageway with suspended Royal Blue Mint Chandelier (1998) by Dale Chihuly F Street view of new facility in Center City Charlotte E Installation of Relations (2001) by Stanislav Libensk y and ´ Jaroslava Brychtová at the entrance of the future Mint Museum of Craft + Design All images: Digital Rendering from Virtual Tour by Lake Architectural 50 D. E. F. 51 SOFA 2008 52 Ex Exhibitor Information ibitors 53 Tom and Jutta Munsteiner, Pemberton Necklace 423 ct. tourmalinated quartz in 18k gold and platinum, 5.5 x 1.25 photo: Lichtblick/Cullmann 54 Aaron Faber Gallery Studio jewelry, period design jewelry and timepieces: 1910 - present Staff: Edward Faber; Patricia Kiley Faber; Jackie Wax; Jerri Wellisch; Erika Rosenbaum; Claudia Andrada; Macouta Sissoko 666 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10103 voice 212.586.8411 fax 212.582.0205 email@example.com aaronfaber.com Exhibiting: Rami Abboud Glenda Arentzen Margaret Barnaby Marco Borghesi Petra Class Marilyn Cooperman Peggy Eng Michael Good Lucie Heskett-Brem Angela Hübel Melissa Huff Hongsock Lee Enric Majoral Bernd Munsteiner Jutta Munsteiner Tom Munsteiner Tod Pardon So Young Park Linda Kindler Priest Susan Kasson Sloan Noriko Sugawara Tadakazu Tanaka Yas Tanaka Ginny Whitney Jeff Wise Susan Wise Michael Zobel/Peter Schmid Michael Zobel Retrospective Exhibition, Cuff Bracelet, 2006 oxidized sterling silver, 24k gold, 176.6 ct. sculpted citrine, 0.68 ct. champagne diamonds, 2.25 x 2.5 x 2.25 55 Michael Good, Flame Sculpture, 2007 patinated bronze, 21.5 x 12 photo: Benjamin Magro 56 Aaron Faber Gallery Hongsock Lee, Together/Apart Exhibition: Totem Pole 1.2.3. Brooches sterling silver, 24k gold, mother of pearl, 2.75 x 1.25 x .75 57 Marlene Rose, Chevron Sarafina, 2008 glass, metal, 28 x 12 x 9 58 Adamar Fine Arts Contemporary fine art paintings, sculpture and works on paper by internationally recognized artists Staff: Tamar Erdberg, owner/director; Adam Erdberg, owner 4141 NE 2nd Avenue Suite 107 Miami, FL 33137 voice 305.576.1355 fax 305.576.1922 firstname.lastname@example.org adamargallery.com Exhibiting: Niso Maman Zammy Migdal Gretchen Minnhaar Jeff Pullen Marlene Rose Tolla Zammy Migdal, Metal in Sixteen Movements, 2008 steel, 76 x 20 x 6.5 photo: Victor Rodriguez 59 Susan Collett, Drift, 2008 ceramic, 23.5 x 11 x 9 photo: Nicholas Stirling 60 Andora Gallery Unique sculptural objects and jewelry in a variety of media Staff: Sue Bass; Mary Bosco; Hilary Gabel; Sandra Rusnak 77 West Huron Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.274.3747 fax 312.274.3748 email@example.com andoragallery.com Exhibiting: Nicholas Bernard Susan Collett Paul Elia Mark Gardner Jeff Goodman Karen Pierce John Paul Robinson Carol Stein Joël Urruty Joël Urruty, School of Fish #7, 2008 mahogany, bleached maple, milk paint, 15 x 32 x 12 photo: Tim Barnwell 61 Peter Hayes, Raku Disc with Blue Wave ceramic, resin, 36 x 30 x 10 photo: Tom Van Eynde 62 Ann Nathan Gallery Contemporary figurative and realist painting, sculpture and artist-made furniture by established and emerging artists Staff: Ann Nathan, owner/director; Victor Armendariz, assistant director; Philip Nadasdy, gallery assistant 212 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.664.6622 fax 312.664.9392 firstname.lastname@example.org annnathangallery.com Exhibiting: Pavel Amromin Mary Borgman Gordon Chandler Cristina Cordova Peter Hayes Chris Hill John Jensen Jesus Curia Perez Anne Potter Jim Rose Enrique Santana John Tuccillo Jerilyn Virden Enrique Santana, 900-910 Lake Shore Drive, 2007 oil on linen, 30 x 40 photo: Tom Van Eynde 63 Peter Voulkos, Siguirilla, 1999 wood-fired stoneware, 45 x 24.5 x 22 64 Barry Friedman Ltd. 20th century and contemporary decorative arts, fine art, photography, and sculpture Staff: Barry Friedman, owner; Carole Hochman, director; Osvaldo Da Silva; Lisa Jensen 515 West 26th Street 2nd floor New York, NY 10001 voice 212.239.8600 fax 212.239.8670 email@example.com barryfriedmanltd.com Exhibiting: Rudy Autio Wendell Castle Ingrid Donat Michael Glancy Takahiro Kondo Libensky/Brychtová ´ Arno Rafael Minkkinen William Morris Yoichi Ohira David Regan Laura de Santillana Alev Ebüzziya Siesbye Akio Takamori Kukuli Velarde Franti s ek Vízner ˇ Peter Voulkos Hervé Wahlen William Morris, Young Buck, 1995 hand-blown glass with glass powders, 29.5 x 15 x 8.5 photo: Spencer Tsai 65 Mel Douglas, Open Field #4, 2008 blown, cold-worked and engraved glass, 18 x 16 x 10 66 Beaver Galleries Contemporary Australian fine art and craft Staff: Martin Beaver, director 81 Denison Street, Deakin Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia voice 61.2.6282.5294 fax 61.2.6281.1315 firstname.lastname@example.org beavergalleries.com.au Exhibiting: Mel Douglas Tim Edwards Kevin White Kevin White, Vessel, 2007 porcelain with underglaze and onglaze decoration, 7 x 12 x 12 67 Massimo Lunardon, Alieno 6, 2007 glass, 29 x 19 x 12 68 Berengo Studio Modern and contemporary glass and glass art Staff: Adriano Berengo, director; Valter Brunello, Paolo Bravura and Sonja Steinberger, sales Fondamenta Vetrai 109/A Murano, Venice 30141 Italy voice 39.041.739.453 fax 39.041.527.6588 email@example.com berengo.com Berengo Collection Calle Larga San Marco 412/413 Venice 30124 Italy voice 39.041.241.0763 fax 39.041.241.9456 Exhibiting: Luigi Benzoni Dusciana Bravura Pino Castagna Massimo Lunardon Juan Ripollés Andrea Salvador Silvio Vigliaturo Andrea Salvador, Attimo Sospeso 3, 2006 mosaic, 47 x 51 69 Tammy Garcia, Untitled, 2007 natural clay, 10.5 x 9.5 photo: Pat Pollard 70 Blue Rain Gallery Staff: Leroy Garcia, owner; Peter Stoessel, executive director; Denise Phetteplace, director 130 Lincoln Avenue Suite D Santa Fe, NM 87501 voice 505.954.9902 fax 505.954.9904 firstname.lastname@example.org blueraingallery.com Exhibiting: Tony Abeyta Tammy Garcia Shelley Muzylowski Allen Les Namingha Preston Singletary Richard Zane Smith Preston Singletary, Raven Canoe, 2008 blown glass, 14 x 21 x 7 photo: Russell Johnson 71 Dani Marti The Seven Pleasures of Snow White–Snow White–Becoming Animal, 2005 polypropylene, polyester and nylon on wood 51 x 51 x 12 72 browngrotta arts Focusing on art textiles and fiber sculpture for more than 20 years Staff: Rhonda Brown and Tom Grotta, co-curators; Roberta Condos, associate Wilton, CT voice 203.834.0623 fax 203.762.5981 email@example.com browngrotta.com Exhibiting: Adela Akers Dona Anderson Jeanine Anderson Jane Balsgaard Jo Barker Dorothy Gill Barnes Caroline Bartlett Dail Behennah Nancy Moore Bess Birgit Birkkjaer Sara Brennan Jan Buckman Pat Campbell Gali Cnaani-Sherman Lia Cook Chris Drury Lizzie Farey Ceca Georgieva Mary Giles Linda Green Françoise Grossen Norie Hatekayama Ane Henricksen Maggie Henton Helena Hernmarck Sheila Hicks Marion Hildebrandt Agneta Hobin Kazue Honma Kate Hunt Kiyomi Iwata Ritzi Jacobi Kristín Jónsdóttir Christine Joy Glen Kaufman Ruth Kaufmann Tamiko Kawata Anda Klancic Lewis Knauss Masakazu Kobayashi Naomi Kobayashi Nancy Koenigsberg Yasuhisa Kohyama Irina Kolesnikova Markku Kosonen Lilla Kulka Kyoko Kumai Lawrence LaBianca Gyöngy Laky Sue Lawty Åse Ljones Astrid Løvaas Dawn MacNutt Ruth Malinowski Dani Marti Mary Merkel-Hess Norma Minkowitz Judy Mulford Keiji Nio Simone Pheulpin Valerie Pragnell Ed Rossbach Scott Rothstein Mariette Rousseau-Vermette Axel Russmeyer Debra Sachs Heidrun Schimmel Toshio Sekiji Hisako Sekijima Kay Sekimachi Hiroyuki Shindo Karyl Sisson Britt Smelvær Jin-Sook So Grethe Sørenson Ethel Stein Kari Stiansen Aleksandra Stoyanov Noriko Takamiya Chiyoko Tanaka Hideho Tanaka Tsuroko Tanikawa Blair Tate Lenore Tawney Jun Tomita Deborah Valoma Claude Vermette Ulla-Maija Vikman Kristen Wagle Wendy Wahl Deloss Webber Linda Welker Katherine Westphal Merja Winqvist Jiro Yonezawa Masako Yoshida Norma Minkowitz Wild in the Woods, 1997 fiber, wood, mixed materials 40 x 11 x 16 73 Heike Brachlow, Movement V, 2008 kiln-cast glass, 13.5 x 6.75 x 6.5 each photo: P. Leonard 74 Bullseye Gallery Contemporary works in Bullseye glass by former e-merge finalists Staff: Lani McGregor, executive director; Jamie Truppi, assistant director; Ryan Watson, special events coordinator 300 NW Thirteenth Avenue Portland, OR 97209 voice 503.227.0222 fax 503.227.0008 firstname.lastname@example.org bullseyegallery.com Exhibiting: Heike Brachlow Cobi Cockburn Carrie Iverson Catharine Newell April Surgent Jeff Wallin April Surgent, 21st Century Bushland, 2008 fused and cameo-engraved glass, 19.5 x 27 x 2.25 photo: J. Curtis 75 Marian Bijlenga, Palimpsest 1, 2007 horse hair, fabric, 118 x 102 76 Cervini Haas Gallery Contemporary fine art in all media with an organic aesthetic Staff: Wendy Haas, director; Aprille Barnhart, associate director; Charis Lee, assistant 7007 East Fifth Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85251 voice 480.429.6116 fax 480.949.6050 email@example.com cervinihaas.com Exhibiting: Roger Asay Marian Bijlenga Benjamin Cobb Joshua Noah Dopp Virginia Dotson Carol Eckert Tom Eckert J Paul Fennell Tim Harding Farraday Newsome Sarah Obrecht John Pagliaro Jeff Reich Clare Verstegen J Paul Fennell, de la Mer, 2008 turned, carved, pierced mesquite wood, 10 x 9 x 9 77 Toshio Iezumi, M080302, 2008 carved laminated plate glass, 84.5 x 11.75 x 9.75 78 Chappell Gallery Contemporary glass sculpture Staff: Alice M. Chappell, director; Richard L. Chappell, chairman; Kathleen M. Pullan-Blanco, manager 526 West 26th Street Suite 317 New York, NY 10001 voice 212.414.2673 fax 212.414.2678 firstname.lastname@example.org chappellgallery.com Exhibiting: Mary Ann Babula Alex Gabriel Bernstein Emma Camden Hilary Crawford Kathleen Holmes Matsuo Ichou Toshio Iezumi Kazumi Ikemoto Laurie Korowitz-Coutu Etsuko Nishi Kait Rhoads Ben Sewell Naomi Shioya Tomoe Shizumi Ethan Stern Shinji Yonehara Sasha Zhitneva Naomi Shioya, Entrance to Wonderland, 2008 cast glass, 21 x 20.5 x 4.75 79 Simon Cottrell, Bang In/At Plant brooch, 2008 monel, powder coating, 3 x 3 x 2 photo: Simon Cottrell 80 Charon Kransen Arts Innovative contemporary jewelry from around the world Staff: Adam Brown; Lisa Granovsky; Charon Kransen By Appointment Only 817 West End Avenue, Suite 11C New York, NY 10025 voice 212.627.5073 fax 212.663.9026 email@example.com charonkransenarts.com Exhibiting: Efharis Alepedis Ralph Bakker Rike Bartels Roseanne Bartley Nicholas Bastin Carola Bauer Michael Becker Liv Blavarp Julie Blyfield Daniela Boieri Sophie Bouduban Antje Braeuer Frederic Braham Florian Buddeberg Anton Cepka Annemie de Corte Giovanni Corvaja Simon Cottrell Elinor De Spoelberch Saskia Detering Daniel Di Caprio Babette von Dohnanyi Sina Emrich Maureen Faye-Chauhan Claudia Geese Sophie Hanagarth Kirsten Haydon Mirjam Hiller Marian Hosking Linda Hughes Meiri Ishida Reiko Ishiyama Andrea Janosik Mette Jensen Meghann Jones Rian de Jong Machteld van Joolingen Ike Juenger JunWon Jung Masumi Kataoka Susanne Kaube Martin Kaufmann Ulla Kaufmann Jimin Kim Yael Krakowski Christel van der Laan Elfrun Lach Gail Leavitt Dongchun Lee Felieke van der Leest Nel Linssen Susanna Loew Sim Luttin Stefano Marchetti Vicki Mason Sharon Massey Leslie Matthews Christine Matthias Rachel McKnight Masha Moje Bruce Metcalf Choonsun Moon Sonia Morel Evert Nijland Carla Nuis Angela O’Kelly Barbara Paganin Liana Pattihis Natalya Pinchuk Beverley Price Anthony Roussel Jackie Ryan Lucy Sarneel Isabell Schaupp Marjorie Schick Claude Schmitz Frederike Schuerenkaemper Karin Seufert Verena Sieber Fuchs Roos Soest van Elena Spano Barbara Stutman Yuki Sumiya Janna Syvanoja Salima Thakker Terhi Tolvanen Henriette Tomasi Martin Tomasi Catherine Truman Flora Vagi Lilli Veers Francis Willemstijn Annamaria Zanella Daniel Di Caprio, Maneater brooch dyed lemonwood, 22k gold, 3 x 2 x 3 81 Eric Astoul, Embarquement, 2007 ceramic, 16.5 x 19.25 photo: Vangysel 82 Collection Ateliers d’Art de France Contemporary French craft across a wide range of media Staff: Anne-Laure Roussille 4 Rue de Thorigny Paris 75003 France voice 33.1.4278.6774 fax 33.1.4277.4201 firstname.lastname@example.org ateliersdart.com Exhibiting: Eric Astoul Muriel Chêné Aude Franjou Marie-Laure Gobat Bouchat Franck Loret Akoshi Murakami Marc Ricourt Muriel Chêné, Un Monde Incertain I, 2007 pâte de verre, copper, 13 x 15 83 Hideaki Miyamura, Vase with crystalline glaze, 2008 porcelain with tenmoku glaze, 17 x 9 x 9 84 Covet Gallery Collectible objects, jewelry and fine art Staff: Jim Martin; Barbara Leung Larson 2 South Quarantina Street, #17 Santa Barbara, CA 93103 voice 805.962.9408 email@example.com covetgallery.com Exhibiting: Michael Barnard Barbara Bouman Jay Janice Ho Brooke Marks-Swanson Jim Martin Hideaki Miyamura Victoria Moore Iva Morris Brian O’Connor Eric Silva Akiko Sugiyama Akiko Sugiyama, Untitled, 2008 rice paper coiled and planted into a foamcore box, shaped banana paper, 16 x 16 x 6 85 Chantal Gilbert, Kali la noire, 2008 steel, sterling silver, 24k gold leaf, Sonnerat rooster feathers, 19 x 16 photo: Ivan Binet 86 CREA Gallery Select contemporary fine craft works in a variety of media by emerging, established and internationally recognized Quebec artists Staff: Linda Tremblay; Patricia Gelinas 350 St. Paul East Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H2 Canada voice 514.878.2787, ext. 2 fax 514.861.9191 firstname.lastname@example.org creagallery.com Exhibiting: Maude Bussières Laurie Dansereau Élyse De Lafontaine Roland Dubuc Carole Frève Chantal Gilbert Catherine Labonté Eva Lapka Lynn Légaré Gilles Payette Claudio Pino Stephen Pon Claude Prairie Patrick Primeau Natasha St. Michael Luci Veilleux Luci Veilleux, Naturellement ombellifère, 2008 sterling silver, 18k gold, 1.75 x 2.25 photo: Luci Veilleux 87 Marvin Blackmore, Noah’s Story, 2007 ceramic, hand-etched through clay slips, 10.5 x 7 photo: Azad Photographer of Art, LLC 88 D & M Fine Arts, Ltd. Agents for leading contemporary artists specializing in ceramics, sculpture and paintings Staff: David D. Pulito; Fred SanFilipo 20 Dogwood Glen Rochester, NY 14625 voice 585.249.9157 fax 585.249.9157 email@example.com Exhibiting: Marvin Blackmore Liu Miao Chan Yenfen Huang Kevin Naranjo Wallace Nez Wallace Nez, Reborn, 2007 hand-built pottery, etched, painted and fired, 3.5 x 3.25 photo: Michael Thompson 89 Suzuki Goro, Oribe Large Platter, 2000 stoneware, 3.5 x 41 inches diameter photo: Alexandra Negoita 90 Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd. Contemporary Chinese and Japanese ceramics Staff: Beatrice Lei Chang, director 249 East 48th Street New York, NY 10017 voice 212.230.1680 fax 212.230.1618 firstname.lastname@example.org daiichiarts.com Exhibiting: Cheng Caroline Yi Fukami Sueharu Hamada Shoji Hayashi Yasuo Higashida Shigemasa Hinoda Takashi Imura Toshimi Kaneshige Kosuke Kato Tsubusa Kohara Yasuhiro Koike Shoko Li Lihong Matsuda Yuriko Miwa Kazuhiko Miwa Kyusetsu XII Miyazawa Akira Morino Hiroaki Taimei Nakashima Harumi Shigematsu Ayumi Suzuki Goro Takiguchi Kazuo Tsuboi Asuka Wakao Toshisada Wan Liya Wei Hua Wong Fiona Xu Hongbo Li Lihong, McDonald’s-Soaring to the Sky, 2007 porcelain, 14.25 x 17.75 x 4.75 91 Barry Entner, Corona, 2008 hand formed steam blown glass, 36 x 24 x 24 photo: Bob Barrett 92 The Dancing Hands Gallery Glass and clay art Staff: Christina Meyer, owner; Wendy Van Reyper 591 Main Street Park City, UT 84060 voice 435.649.1414 fax 435.649.9523 email@example.com thedancinghandsgallery.com Exhibiting: Barry Entner Jeff Margolin Randy Strong Randy Strong, Bonsai Bowl, 2008 blown glass, 34 x 24 x 24 photo: Keay Edwards 93 Yu Hirashi, Red Rectangle Wall Sculpture steel, oil paint, 36.5 x 8 x 8 94 The David Collection International contemporary jewelry and fine art Staff: Jennifer David, director; Yuki Ishii 44 Black Spring Road Pound Ridge, NY 10576 voice 914.764.4674 firstname.lastname@example.org thedavidcollection.com Exhibiting: Sara Basch Adrean Bloomard Patrizia Bonati Jessica Calderwood Giorgio Chiarcos Nina Ehmck Eva Eisler Kyoko Fukuchi Michael Hamma Yu Hirashi Mari Ishikawa Yoko Izawa Helfried Kodré Constantinos Kyriacou Rita Marcangelo Jesse Mathes Suzanne Otwell Negré Maria Phillips Alexandra Pimental Alessandra Pizzini Piergiuliano Reveane Claudia Rinneberg Marianne Schliwinski Carol-lynn Swol Graziano Visintin Anoush Waddington Erich Zimmermann Mari Ishikawa, Moonlight Shadow brooch sterling silver, oxidized sterling silver, plant cast and forged photo: Frank Vetter 95 William Hunter, Can’t Turn You Loose, 2008 European olive burl, 18 x 30 x 19 photo: Tony Cunha 96 del Mano Gallery Contemporary sculpture in wood, fiber, metal, ceramic and glass Staff: Ray Leier; Jan Peters; Kirsten Muenster; Linda Dzhema; Kate Killinger; Amanda Bowen 11981 San Vicente Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90049 voice 310.476.8508 fax 310.471.0897 email@example.com delmano.com Exhibiting: Gianfranco Angelino Jake Antonelli Michael Bauermeister Jerry Bennett Roger Bennett Dixie Biggs Mark Bressler Christian Burchard Marilyn Campbell David Carlin Robert Cutler Virginia Dotson J. Kelly Dunn Harvey Fein J Paul Fennell Ron Fleming Liam Flynn Stephen Hatcher Louise Hibbert Robyn Horn Michael Hosaluk Todd Hoyer David Huang William Hunter John Jordan Emmet Kane Steven Kennard Bud Latven Ron Layport Jennifer Falck Linssen John Macnab Alain Mailland Sam Maloof Bert Marsh Wendy Maruyama Michael Mode William Moore Matt Moulthrop Philip Moulthrop David Nittmann Craig Nutt Gordon Pembridge George Peterson Michael Peterson Binh Pho Harry Pollitt Graeme Priddle Tania Radda Merryll Saylan Betty Scarpino Steve Sinner Fraser Smith Hayley Smith Laurie Swim Neil Turner Jacques Vesery Hans Weissflog Jakob Weissflog Ron Fleming, African Fern Platter, 2008 cast lead crystal, 24 inches diameter 97 Michael Lucero, She Devil, 2005 ceramic, wood, 31 x 25 x 13 photo: Goodbody 98 Donna Schneier Fine Arts Modern masters in ceramics, glass, fiber, metal and wood Staff: Donna Schneier; Leonard Goldberg; Jesse Sadia By Appointment PO Box 3209 Palm Beach, FL 33480 voice 518.441.2884 cell 518.441.2884 firstname.lastname@example.org Exhibiting: Dale Chihuly Rick Dillingham Viola Frey Michael Lucero William Morris Ed Rossbach Adrian Saxe Bob Stocksdale Lino Tagliapietra Toshiko Takaezu Akio Takamori Bertil Vallien Frantisek Vízner ˇ Steven Weinberg Betty Woodman Lino Tagliapietra, Bilbao blown glass, 27 inches high photo: Goodbody 99 Danny Perkins, Santa Cruz, 2008 blown, cut, sand-blasted and painted glass, 66 x 14 x 14 100 Duane Reed Gallery Contemporary painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics and fiber by internationally recognized artists Staff: Duane Reed; Merrill Strauss; Gaby Naus; Glenn Scrivner 7513 Forsyth Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63105 voice 314.862.2333 fax 314.862.8557 email@example.com duanereedgallery.com Exhibiting: Rudy Autio Cassandria Blackmore Laura Donefer Paul Dresang Mary Giles Sabrina Knowles Marvin Lipofsky Beth Lo Michael Lucero Laurel Lukaszewski Mari Meszaros Danny Perkins Jenny Pohlman Bonnie Seeman Cassandria Blackmore, Chruse, 2008 reverse painted glass mosaic, 40 x 40 101 David Kracov, My Heart is All A Flutter, 2006 hand painted metal, 53 x 44 x 3 102 Eden Gallery Israeli contemporary sculptures Staff: Cathia Klimovsky and Mickey Klimovsky, owners 10 King David Street Jerusalem 94101 Israel voice 972.2.624.4831 fax 972.2.624.4832 firstname.lastname@example.org eden-gallery.com 437 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022 voice 212.888.0177 Exhibiting: Yoel Benharrouche Dganit Blechner Natan Elkanovich David Kracov Dorit Levinstein Dorit Levinstein, The Winner hand painted bronze, 59 x 27.5 103 Louis Mueller, A Dada Solution: Francis P. and Four Eyes, 2008 mirror, wood, enamel, Plexiglas, gold, stainless steel, 22 x 17 photo: Marty Doyle 104 Elliott Brown Gallery Primary and secondary market contemporary glass; metals, fiber and mixed media Staff: Kate Elliott, director; Ellen Alderman; Charlotte Webb By Appointment Only Seattle, WA voice 206.660.0923 fax 425.831.3709 email@example.com elliottbrowngallery.com Exhibiting: Hank Murta Adams Lanny Bergner Giles Bettison Dale Chihuly Daniel Clayman Laura Donefer Katherine Gray Joey Kirkpatrick Libensky/Brychtová ´ Flora Mace Richard Marquis John McQueen Louis Mueller Joseph Rossano Amy Rueffert Laura de Santillana Blanche Tilden Karla Trinkley Toots Zynsky Toots Zynsky, Attizare, 2008 fused and thermo-formed colored glass threads, kiln-formed, 14 x 11.75 x 10.25 105 Roy Superior, The Olive Museum, 2008 ceramic, 32 x 24 x 10 photo: John Polak 106 Ferrin Gallery Contemporary ceramic art and sculpture; contemporary art, photography and sculpture Staff: Leslie Ferrin and Donald Clark, gallery owners 437 North Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 voice 413.442.1622 fax 413.634.8833 firstname.lastname@example.org ferringallery.com Exhibiting: Chris Antemann Chuck Aydlett Jessica Calderwood Annette Corcoran Lucy Feller Sergei Isupov Myung-Jin Kim Matthew Metz Steve Montgomery Richard Notkin Kadri Pärnamets Katy Rush Mark Shapiro Michael Sherrill Mara Superior Roy Superior Wendy Walgate Jason Walker Kurt Weiser Red Weldon-Sandlin Chris Antemann, Glutton for Love, 2008 porcelain, decals, luster, 13 x 27 x 12 photo: Mark LaMoreaux 107 John Himmelfarb, Campestral Tapestry, 2007 wool, 86 x 62 photo: William Bengston 108 Flatfile Galleries Contemporary art and photography by local and international artists Staff: Susan Aurinko, director; Trevor Power, manager; Daniel Dorough, assistant 217 North Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607 voice 312.491.1190 fax 312.491.1195 email@example.com flatfilegalleries.com Exhibiting: Lynn Basa Wolfgang Buttress Pablo D’Antoni Nancy Genn Richard Heinrich John Himmelfarb Fredrick Holland Terrence Karpowicz Jozef Sumichrast Jozef Sumichrast, Narrow Horses II, 2007 cast bronze, 27 x 30 x 16 photo: Paul Schlismann 109 Bonnie Bishoff and J.M. Syron, Lily Cabinet, 2007 African mahogany exterior, bubinga interior, canna lily polymer clay veneer, 60 x 24 x 15 110 Function + Art Fine craft + studio furniture + fine art Staff: D. Scott Patria, director; Amy Hajdas, senior associate 1046 West Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607 voice 312.243.2780 firstname.lastname@example.org functionart.com Exhibiting: Bonnie Bishoff Ruth Borgenicht Steve Hansen Dennis Mitchell Pascal J.M. Syron Steve Hansen, Virgin Venus, 2008 stoneware with oxides, glaze and underglaze, 42 x 20 x 16 photo: David Sherwin 111 Neil Brownsword, Spare, 2008 ceramic and salvaged factory detritus, 3.75 x 12.5 x 5.25 photo: Alan Tabor 112 Galerie Besson International contemporary ceramics Staff: Anita Besson, owner; Matthew Hall; Louisa Anderson 15 Royal Arcade 28 Old Bond Street London W1S 4SP United Kingdom voice 44.20.7491.1706 fax 44.20.7495.3203 email@example.com galeriebesson.co.uk Exhibiting: Neil Brownsword Claudi Casanovas Hans Coper Ewen Henderson Yasuhisa Kohyama Ryoji Koie Shozo Michikawa Lucie Rie Tatsuzo Shimaoka Annie Turner Annie Turner, Mussel Bowls, 2008 handbuilt stoneware, 2 x 7 x 3 photo: Alan Tabor 113 Claudi Casanovas, Aürt, No. 4, 2005 aquatint on handmade paper, 46 x 31 114 Galerie Besson Shozo Michikawa, Tanka Box Set, 2004 stoneware, 4.5 x 5 x 4 115 Ashevak Adla, Dancing Bear, 2008 serpentine stone sculpture, 16 x 12 x 6 116 Galerie Elca London Contemporary and historic Inuit artworks in all media Staff: Mark London, president; Barbara Silverberg, associate 224 St-Paul Street West Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Z9 Canada voice 514.282.1173 fax 514.282.1229 firstname.lastname@example.org elcalondon.com Exhibiting: Ashevak Adla Irene Avaalaaqiaq Taqialuq Nuna Nuna Parr David Ruben Piqtoukun Kananginak Pootoogook Axangayuk Shaa Toonoo Sharky Ashevak Tunnillie Ovilu Tunnillie Toonoo Sharky, Spirit, 2008 serpentine stone sculpture, 10.5 x 21 x 4 117 Susan Edgerley, Birth, 2008 flame-worked glass, 24k gold leaf, handmade paper, metal pins, 100 x 101 x 5 photo: Brian Burnett 118 Galerie Elena Lee New directions of contemporary art glass and mixed media for over 30 years Staff: Elena Lee; Joanne Guimond; Matt Morein; Marie-Eve Joly 1460 Sherbrooke West Suite A Montreal, Quebec H3G 1K4 Canada voice 514.844.6009 email@example.com galerieelenalee.com Exhibiting: Annie Cantin Susan Edgerley Steven Heinemann Jean-Pierre Larocque Tanya Lyons Donald Robertson Cathy Strokowsky Naoko Takenouchi Donald Robertson, Flow, 2008 pâte de verre, 9 x 11.5 x 2.75 119 Dana Zámec niková, Portrait, 2008 ˇ digital print, drawing and painting on Plexiglas, 40 x 51 x 4 120 GALERIE POKORNA The best of contemporary art with an accent on glass material Staff: Jitka Pokorna, director; Miroslav Pokorny, executive director; Jan Zavesky and Ivan Pokorny, assistants ˇ Safa r íkova 3 ˇ Prague 2 120 00 Czech Republic voice 420.222.518635 fax 420.222.518635 firstname.lastname@example.org galeriepokorna.cz Exhibiting: Vladimir Bachorik ˇ Lenka Cermákova ˇ Richard Cermák Pavel Hlava Tomá s Hlavi cka ˇ ˇ Petra H rebackova ˇ ˇ Ivan Illovsky Stepan Pala Zora Palova Ivan Pokorny Dana Zámecníková ˇ Jan Zavesky Pavel Hlava, Drawing/Melon, 1984 wax pencil on paper, 22.75 x 8 121 Ned Cantrell, Honey and Venom, 2008 hot-sculpted glass, graal technique, 6 x 6 photo: Anne Lietzen 122 Galleri Grønlund Representing the top Danish glass artists in Denmark and internationally Staff: Anne Merete Grønlund and Kirstine Grønlund, owners Birketoften 16A Vaerløse 3500 Denmark voice 45.44.442.798 fax 45.44.442.798 email@example.com glassart.dk Exhibiting: Lene Bødker Ned Cantrell Steffen Dam Trine Drivsholm Tobias Møhl Stig Persson Steffen Dam, Eight Jars, 2008 glass, tallest is 10 inches 123 Lars Calmar, Boxer, 2008 ceramic, 73 inches high 124 Galleri Udengaard Contemporary sculpture, photography and painting by established and emerging Scandinavian artists Staff: Lotte Udengaard Dahl; Bruno Udengaard Dahl Vester Allé 9 Aarhus C 8000 Denmark voice 45.86.259.594 firstname.lastname@example.org galleriudengaard.com Exhibiting: Lars Calmar Björn Ekegren Maria Engholm Mikael Kihlman Keld Moseholm Keld Moseholm, Mirroring, 2007 bronze, 40 inches high 125 Moosa Myllykangas, Tell Me, 2006 mixed media, 55 x 35.5 x 2.75 photo: Tiina Honka 126 Galleria Norsu Contemporary Nordic applied art Staff: Katarina Siltavuori; Saara Kaatra; Jukka Valkonen Kaisaniemenkatu 9 PO Box 152 Helsinki 00171 Finland voice 358.9.2316.3250 email@example.com norsu.info Exhibiting: Chao-Hsien Kuo Leena Isotalo Moosa Myllykangas Kaisa Nyberg Maija Paavola Inni Pärnänen Anu Penttinen Johannes Rantasalo Markku Salo Johanna Virtanen Johannes Rantasalo, Mosquito (detail), 2007 glass, metal, 28 x 20 x 20 photo: Gary Wornell 127 Kyung-Nam Jang, Wall Where the Wind Lingers 07, 2008 cast glass, 22.5 x 24.74 x 6.25 128 Gallery Sklo Contemporary glass sculpture 1F. 340-18 Sindang-Dong Staff: Hyo-Jung Kim, director; Sung-Eun Lee; Ju-Eun Jung; Hwa-Sun Kang Jung-Gu, Seoul 100-826 Korea voice 82.2.2236.1583 fax 82.2.2236.1585 firstname.lastname@example.org gallerysklo.co.kr Exhibiting: Kyung-Nam Jang Sung-Yon Kim Sung-Won Park Jong-Pil Pyun Sung-Won Park, Lascivious Notion, 2008 hot cast, blown glass, paradise paint, 19 x 13.75 x 2 129 Faye Schoolcraft, Party Clothes wool, steel, cotton, bamboo, 32 x 10 x 10 130 Garson Baker Fine Art Representing emerging artists with a focus on compulsive craftsmanship and unique mediums Staff: Matthew Garson; Julie Baker; Lynsey McAllister 511 West 25th Street Suite 401 New York, NY 10001 voice 212.675.8200 fax 212.675.8222 email@example.com garsonbakerfineart.com Exhibiting: Richard Campiglio Matt Duffin Valerie Hammond Suzanne M. Long Julie Peppito Faye Schoolcraft Pamela Tuohy Pamela Tuohy, Ermine Brooch, 2008 18k gold Victorian Etruscan brooch, original oil painting on reclaimed kokobola, pearls, covered in glass with glass hinged back 131 Nicole Ayliffe, Optical Landscape Leaf, 2008 hot blown glass, photographic image, 13.25 x 7.5 x 3 132 Glass Artists’ Gallery Australia’s foremost contemporary glass gallery promoting emerging and established artists since 1982 Staff: Maureen Cahill 70 Glebe Point Road Glebe, Sydney, NSW Australia voice 61.2.9552.1552 fax 61.2.9552.1552 firstname.lastname@example.org glassartistsgallery.com.au Exhibiting: Nicole Ayliffe Susie Barnes Tali Dalton Kevin Gordon Holly Grace Tevita Havea Jamie Worsley Tevita Havea, Lure, 2008 glass, wood, twine, 9 x 42.5 x 7.75 photo: Stuart Hay 133 Harue Shimomoto, Hazama Ni Aru Mono flame-worked glass, 60 x 60 x 6 134 Habatat Galleries Representing the most recognized and innovative artists working in contemporary art Staff: Linda Boone, president, Florida; Lindsey Scott, president, Virginia; Jay Scott, vice president, Virginia 608 Banyan Trail Boca Raton, FL 33431 voice 561.241.4544 fax 561.241.5793 email@example.com habatatgalleries.com 8020 Towers Crescent Drive Tysons Corner, VA 22182 voice 703.989.7110 infoVA@habatatgalleries.com habatatgalleries.com Exhibiting: David Bennett Graham Carr Tanija Carr Deanna Clayton Keith Clayton Robert Mickelsen Robert Palusky Danny Perkins Todd Reed Wendy Saxon-Brown Harue Shimomoto Noi Volkov Todd Reed, Bracelet TRDB708, 2008 18k yellow gold, sterling silver, rose cut diamonds (13.69ctw), sawn diamond octahedrons (2.9ctw), raw diamond cubes, hand-forged and fabicated 135 Christina Bothwell, Sleep, 2008 cast glass, raku fired clay, oil paint, 14 x 25 x 8 136 Habatat Galleries Chicago Specializing in the finest contemporary glass Staff: Karen Echt, owner/director; Michael John Hofer, assistant director; Emily Henry, gallery assistant; Ahmed Ozsever, preparator 222 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.440.0288 fax 312.440.0207 firstname.lastname@example.org habatatchicago.com Exhibiting: Oben Abright Christina Bothwell Daniel Clayman Pearl Dick Matt Eskuche Shayna Leib Clifford Rainey Oben Abright, Gabe, 2008 mold blown glass, oil paint, cement, steel, 24 x 14 x 17 137 Petr Hora, Toros, 2008 cast glass, 31.5 x 10.25 x 5.5 138 Habatat Galleries Acquiring and exhibiting the finest contemporary works created in glass Staff: Ferdinand Hampson; Kathy Hampson; Corey Hampson; John Lawson; Aaron Schey; Rickey Keulen; Debbie Clason; Rob Bambrough; Rob Shimmell; Barak Fite 4400 Fernlee Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48073 voice 248.554.0590 fax 248.554.0594 email@example.com habatat.com Exhibiting: Howard Ben Tré Martin Blank Tomá s Hlavicka ˇ ˇ Petr Hora David Huchthausen Antoine Leperlier William Lequier Charlie Miner Clifford Rainey Jack Schmidt Margit Toth Leah Wingfield Ann Wolff Albert Young Clifford Rainey, 8F, 2007 cast glass, 34 x 14 x 12 139 Christopher Ries, Blue Madonna sculpted glass, 33 x 7; 33 x 20 x 6 photo: James F. Kane 140 Hawk Galleries Contemporary sculpture by modern masters working in glass and metal Staff: Tom Hawk; Susan Janowicz; Mark Emerson, III 153 East Main Street Columbus, OH 43215 voice 614.225.9595 fax 614.225.9550 firstname.lastname@example.org hawkgalleries.com Exhibiting: Albert Paley Frances Paley Christopher Ries Cappy Thompson Mary Van Cline Mary Van Cline, Ivory Figure, 2008 pâte de verre, 53 x 24 x 8 141 Albert Paley, Evanecse, 2008 mild steel with natural patina, 53 x 24 x 8 142 Hawk Galleries Albert Paley, Portal, 2005 formed and fabricated steel, 132 x 60 x 60 photo: Bruce Miller 143 Frances Paley, The Dress, 2007 fine art print, 47 x 35 photo: Frances Paley 144 Hawk Galleries Cappy Thompson, Tree of Life, 2008 vitreous enamel, reverse painted, 30 x 90 photo: Peter Mumford 145 ˇ Ivana Srámková, Grey Figure with Drum, 2008 cast glass, 86 x 20 x 14 photo: Gabriel Urbánek 146 Heller Gallery Exhibiting sculpture using glass as a fine art medium since 1973 Staff: Douglas Heller; Michael Heller; Katya Heller 420 West 14th Street New York, NY 10014 voice 212.414.4014 fax 212.414.2636 email@example.com hellergallery.com Exhibiting: Hank Murta Adams Nicole Chesney Susan Taylor Glasgow Robin Grebe Karen LaMonte Beth Lipman Sibylle Peretti Gerhard Ribka ˇ Ivana Srámková Sybille Peretti, The Siblings, 2008 cast glass, pigments, 14 x 22 x 9 147 Dale Chihuly, Yellow Icicle Chandelier, 2008 glass, 40 x 51 x 53 photo: Scott Michael Leen 148 Holsten Galleries An internationally recognized gallery representing leading contemporary glass artists Staff: Kenn Holsten, owner/director; Jim Schantz, art director; Mary Childs, co-director; Stanley Wooley, associate 3 Elm Street Stockbridge, MA 01262 voice 413.298.3044 fax 413.298.3275 firstname.lastname@example.org holstengalleries.com Exhibiting: Dale Chihuly Lino Tagliapietra Lino Tagliapietra, Saba, 2008 glass, 19 x 17 x 7.25 photo: Russell Johnson 149 Brent Kee Young, Blade Runner…Lean Opus One O Nine, 2008 glass, 56 x 11 x 25 photo: Don Fox, Lumina Studios 150 Jane Sauer Gallery Innovative work by internationally recognized artists in a variety of media Staff: Jane Sauer, owner/director; Carie Bowers; Geoffrey Gorman; Jorden Nye 652 Canyon Road Santa Fe, NM 87501 voice 505.995.8513 fax 505.995.8705 email@example.com jsauergallery.com Exhibiting: Adrian Arleo James Bassler Michael Bergt Giles Bettison Jeanne Drevas Geoffrey Gorman Teri Greeves Noel Hart Cindy Hickok Jan Hopkins Lissa Hunter Eri Immamura Jane Kenyon Lewis Knauss Gugger Petter Lesley Richmond Jon Eric Riis Toland Sand Polly Adams Sutton Brent Kee Young Gugger Petter, Female Head/Madonna #7, 2008 newspaper, mixed media, 76 x 50 photo: Gugger Petter 151 Margaret Wharton, Fowl Ball, 2008 baseball glove and bat, croquet ball, 20 x 16 x 4 photo: Bill Bengston 152 Jean Albano Gallery Contemporary painting, sculpture and constructions Staff: Jean Albano Broday; Lindsey Walton; Lauren Levato 215 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.440.0770 fax 312.440.3103 firstname.lastname@example.org jeanalbanogallery.com Exhibiting: Luciana Abait Fletcher Benton Diane Cooper Claudia DeMonte John Geldersma Dale Gottlieb Donna Rosenthal Margaret Wharton Donna Rosenthal, Sinner or Saint, 2007 vintage comics, sheet music, mixed media, 15 x 12 x 8 153 Robert Arneson, Untitled, 1962 ceramic, 60 x 18 x 18 photo: Michael Trask 154 John Natsoulas Gallery We make fine art accessible in a friendly setting Staff: John Natsoulas, director 521 First Street Davis, CA 95616 voice 530.756.3938 email@example.com natsoulas.com Exhibiting: Wesley Anderegg Robert Arneson Clayton Bailey Stephen Braun Vicky Chock Lisa Clague Roy De Forest David Gilhooly Arthur Gonzalez May Izumi Mike Moran Richard Shaw Esther Shimazu Yoshio Taylor Esther Shimazu, Sunny Girl, 2007 ceramic, 19 x 17 x 22 photo: Michael Trask 155 Anna Boothe, Perspective: Looking for Right EyE, 2007 glass, 25 x 10 156 Judy Youens Gallery Specializing in contemporary art glass and alternative media fine art Staff: Judy Youens; Richard Mayhugh 826 Canyon Road Sante Fe, NM 87501 voice 505.466.3357 fax 505.466.3304 firstname.lastname@example.org judyyouensgallery.com Exhibiting: Anna Boothe Jon Choi Liam Denevan John Di Witt Kathleen Elliot David Keen David Patchen Joey Reich Liam Denevan, Yucca, 2008 glass, metal, 29 x 16 x 16 photo: Judy Mundy 157 Tom Galbraith, Illuminated Vase Form with Rare Gases, 2008 glass, metal, gases, electronics, 23 x 3.5 x 10.75 photo: Jeffrey Kenney 158 Katie Gingrass Gallery Fine art, contemporary craft and corporate art services since 1980 Staff: Katie Gingrass, owner; Christine Anderson, manager; Jeffrey Kenney, David Schaefer, Elaina Grinwold and Elaine Hoth, associates 241 North Broadway Milwaukee, WI 53202 voice 414.289.0855 fax 414.289.9255 email@example.com gingrassgallery.com Exhibiting: Jackie Abrams Anastasia Azure Trenton Baylor Eric Bladholm Laura Breitman Leslie Emery Tom Galbraith Polly Jacobs Giacchina Stephan Goetschius Herman Guetersloh Jeannette Guetersloh Mary Hettmansperger Joel Hunnicutt Steve Immerman Jeffrey Kenney Linda Leviton David Lory Markow & Norris Laura Foster Nicholson Janet O’Rourke Jay O’Rourke Tom Rauschke JoAnne Russo Gary Sanders Estate of John Skau Emily Wilson Markow & Norris, Peace Crane, 2008 glass, 23 x 40 x 36 photo: Javier Agostinelli 159 Nishimura Yuko, Stir 02, 2008 Japanese paper (kyokushi), 36 x 36 photo: Otomo Yosuke 160 KEIKO Gallery Contemporary Japanese arts and crafts Staff: Keiko Fukai, director 121 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114 voice 617.725.2888 fax 617.725.2888 firstname.lastname@example.org keikogallery.com Exhibiting: Fujita Toshiaki Fukumoto Shigeki Hayashi Shigeki Hoshi Mitsue Igawa Takeshi Ito Hirotoshi Kurimoto Natsuki Niizato Akio Nishimura Yuko Sakamoto Madoka Sakamoto Rie Sasai Fumie Takeda Asayo Tanaka Kazuhiko Ueda Kyoko Sasai Fumie, Secret Promenade, 2008 lacquer, linen, Styrofoam, 12 x 19 x 8 photo: Kaneoka Hiroshi 161 Benjamin Edols and Kathy Elliott, Waratah, 2008 hot blown and carved glass, 11 x 11 x 11 photo: Greg Piper 162 Kirra Galleries Leaders in the Australian contemporary art glass movement supporting established and emerging artists Staff: Suzanne Brett, gallery manager; Vicki Winter, administration manager The Atrium, Federation Square Cnr Swanston and Flinders Streets Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia voice 61.3.9639.6388 fax 61.3.9639.8522 email@example.com kirragalleries.com Exhibiting: Masahiro Asaka George Aslanis Ben Edols Kathy Elliott Brent King Simon Maberley Tim Shaw Crystal Stubbs Bethany Wheeler Masahiro Asaka, Surge I, 2008 cast glass, 16 x 17 x 25 photo: Rob Little 163 Malene Müllertz, Red Edge Spotted Black Basket, 2008 stoneware, 8.75 x 10.5 x 10.5 photo: Ole Akhøj 164 Lacoste Gallery Contemporary ceramics: vessel and sculpture Staff: Lucy Lacoste; Linda Lofaro; Alinda Zawierucha 25 Main Street Concord, MA 01742 voice 978.369.0278 fax 978.369.3375 firstname.lastname@example.org lacostegallery.com Exhibiting: Gunhild Aaberg Barbro Åberg Anne Currier Morten Løbner Espersen Michael Geertsen Nina Hole Kim Holm Steen Ipsen Margaret Keelan Warren MacKenzie Malene Müllertz Don Reitz Jane Reumert Tim Rowan Jeff Shapiro Tim Rowan, Untitled, 2008 stoneware, wood-fired with natural ash, 16 x 20 x 15 photo: Robert Storm 165 Kevin Lockau, Venus Unties Her Vulcan Dogs, 2008 sand cast glass, cast aluminum, wood, paint, 39 x 31 x 14 photo: Tracy Wall 166 Lafrenière & Pai Gallery Contemporary Canadian sculpture and jewelry Staff: Megan Lafrenière and Lisa Pai, co-directors; Anna Kempffer-Hossack, assistant 13 Murray Street Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9M5 Canada voice 613.241.2767 email@example.com lapaigallery.com Exhibiting: Catherine Allen Suzanne Carlsen Matthieu Cheminée Cinelli + Maillet Vivienne Jones Sunmi Jung Christel Klocke Kevin Lockau Petra Luz Amanda McCavour Einav Mekori Peter Powning Meredith Robb Kye-Yeon Son Despo Sophocleous Lucie Weir Lawrence Woodford Einav Mekori, Cases of Vanity - Pink Locket, 2008 blown, cut and sand-blasted glass, brass frame and chain, 12 x 7.5 x 3 photo: Nick Chase 167 Lee Weitzman, Pandora Cabinet, 2007 chestnut ribbon sapeli, espresso mahogany, white gold leaf, 60 x 24 x 16.5 photo: Lee Weitzman 168 Lee Weitzman Furniture Contemporary studio furniture renowned for distinctive design, materials and finishes Staff: Lee Weitzman, Julie Tiknis; Allison Clark 233 West Huron Street, #7 Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.243.3009 fax 312.243.8854 firstname.lastname@example.org leeweitzmanfurniture.com Exhibiting: Lee Weitzman Lee Weitzman, Argentine Buffet, 2007 chestnut pommele, espresso maple, gold and black microgroove, granite, 40 x 60 x 16 photo: Lee Weitzman 169 Scott Chaseling, Yesterday and Tomorrow, 2008 fused and cast glass, 23 x 12.5 x 5 170 Leo Kaplan Modern Representing established artists in contemporary glass sculpture and studio art furniture Staff: Scott Jacobson; Terry Davidson; Eric Troolin 41 East 57th Street 7th floor New York, NY 10022 voice 212.872.1616 fax 212.872.1617 email@example.com lkmodern.com Exhibiting: Garry Knox Bennett Greg Bloomfield Yves Boucard William Carlson José Chardiet Scott Chaseling KéKé Cribbs Dan Dailey David Huchthausen Richard Jolley John Lewis Tom Loeser Linda MacNeil Seth Randal Paul Seide Tommy Simpson Jay Stanger Michael Taylor Gianni Toso Steven Weinberg Ann Wolff Jirina Zertova Dan Dailey, Overture, 2008 glass, metal, 28 x 14 x 8.5 photo: Bill Truslow 171 Lucio Bubacco, Eternal Temptation, 2008 glass, 12 x 23.75 x 6 photo: Norbert Heyl 172 Litvak Gallery Representing exclusive projects done by international contemporary glass artists Staff: Muly Litvak, founder; Shay Kopelis, sales director 4 Berkovich Street Tel-Aviv 64238 Israel voice 972.54.560.9047 fax 972.3.694.8249 firstname.lastname@example.org litvak.com Exhibiting: Lucio Bubacco Lucio Bubacco, Mythological Dream, 2008 glass, 49 x 41.25 photo: Norbert Heyl 173 Valeria Sepúlveda, Indigenous Confession II, 2008 tin over granite, 14.75 x 22.5 x 10.5 174 Maria Elena Kravetz Contemporary art with an emphasis in Latin American expressions Staff: Maria Elena Kravetz, director; Raul Nisman; Matias Alvarez, assistant San Jerónimo 448 Cordoba X5000AGJ Argentina voice 54.351.422.1290 email@example.com mariaelenakravetzgallery.com Exhibiting: Gustavo Beckelmann Denise Blanchard Karina Del Savio Lea Dolinsky Faba Ariane Garnier Elizabeth Gavotti Sol Halabi Debra Hand Marisa Mansilla Ana Mazzoni Hilde Morin Cristina Nuñez Isabella Rengifo Mario Sarabia Polimnia Sepúlveda Valeria Sepúlveda Ariane Garnier, Ego’s Stone, 2008 mixed media, 20.5 x 7.25 x 8 175 Mario Sarabia, Llamas, Bulls and Goats, 2008 Andean red clay, thrown and handbuilt, dark engobe, 14.5 x 12 x 6.25 176 Maria Elena Kravetz Lea Dolinsky, Diary - Chapter 13; Looking for Freedom, 1999 white and black clay, handmade, 13 inches high 177 Jon Kuhn, Moonlit Radiance, 2008 laminated glass, 16 x 13 x 6 photo: Jackson Smith 178 Marx-Saunders Gallery Representing the most innovative artists working in glass in the world Staff: Bonnie Marx and Ken Saunders, directors; Donna Davies, gallery director; Dan Miller; Jo-Nell Sieren 230 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.573.1400 fax 312.573.0575 firstname.lastname@example.org marxsaunders.com Exhibiting: Rick Beck William Carlson José Chardiet KéKé Cribbs Sidney Hutter Vladimira Klumpar Jon Kuhn Dante Marioni Jay Musler Stephen Powell David Schwarz Thomas Scoon Paul Stankard Bertil Vallien Janusz Walentynowicz Loretta Yang Bertil Vallien, Rising Water II, 2005 sand-cast glass, 34.5 x 78.75 x 15.25 photo: Jo-Nell Sieren 179 Miroslaw Stankiewicz, Spring, 2008 engraved and formed glass, 11 x 7 x 13.5 photo: Miroslaw Stankiewicz 180 Mattson’s Fine Art Contemporary art glass from Poland and the United States Staff: Gregory Mattson, director; Walter Mattson; Skippy Mattson 2579 Cove Circle, NE Atlanta, GA 30319 voice 404.636.0342 fax 404.636.0342 email@example.com mattsonsfineart.com Exhibiting: Rafal Galazka Przemyslaw Lasak Duncan McClellan Michael Angelo Menconi Keith Rowe Miroslaw Stankiewicz James R. Wilbat Maciej Zaborski Maciej Zaborski, Winter Dream, 2006 crystal, optical and soda glass, 5 x 17 x 21 photo: Maciej Zaborski 181 Przemyslaw Lasak, Female Amazon Warrior, 2008 ceramic, metal, 88 x 32 x 22 182 Mattson’s Fine Art Duncan McClellan, Search, 2008 blown glass, 51 x 14 photo: Randall Smith 183 Michael Janis, The Tower, 2008 fused glass with frit powder, 37 x 19 photo: Pete Duvall, Anything Photographic Studio 184 Maurine Littleton Gallery Sculptural work of contemporary masters in glass Staff: Maurine Littleton, director; John LaPrade, assistant director; Drew Graham, shipping 1667 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington, DC 20007 voice 202.333.9307 fax 202.342.2004 firstname.lastname@example.org littletongallery.com Exhibiting: Michael Janis Judith La Scola Harvey K. Littleton John Littleton Allegra Marquart Colin Reid Ginny Ruffner Therman Statom Tim Tate Kate Vogel John Littleton and Kate Vogel, Leaf Fan, 2008 cast glass, 20.25 x 11.5 x 4 photo: John Littleton 185 Taliaferro Jones, Inhale-Exhale, 2005 kiln-cast crystal, 14 x 14 x 6 186 Micaëla Gallery West coast contemporary art Staff: Micaëla V. Van Zwoll, director; Natalia Pudzisz, assistant director 333 Hayes Street San Francisco, CA 94102 voice 415.551.8118 fax 415.551.8138 email@example.com micaela.com Exhibiting: Peter Bremers Ned Cantrell David Gilhooly Taliaferro Jones Weston Lambert Stig Persson David Ruth James Walker Weston Lambert, Into the Wind for Regret, 2008 laminated glass, stone, 11 x 4 x 4 187 Bruce Thurman and Peter Bremers, Salome, 2008 glass, oil on canvas, wood, light, 44 x 48.75 188 Modus Art Gallery An emphasis on contemporary original works of art, excellence of execution and genuineness of style and content Staff: Karl Yeya, owner; Mana Asselli, director; Richard Elmir; Stan Mink; Joseph Kaady; Chris Abchi 23 Place des Vosges Paris 75003 France voice 33.1.4278.1010 cell 917.257.6606 fax 33.1.4278.1400 firstname.lastname@example.org modusgallery.com Exhibiting: Françoise Abraham Peter Bremers Leon Bronstein Bruno Catalano Lindsey de Ovies Loni Kreuder Edmondo Solari Bruce Thurman Lindsey de Ovies, The Long Way Home, 2008 ceramic with 4000 Swarovski crystal rhinestones, 11 x 8.5 x 9.5 189 Iwao Matsushima, Palm Flasks, 2008 core-formed glass, 7 x 10 x 6 190 Mostly Glass Gallery Contemporary art, novel and technically challenging Staff: Sami Harawi, owner; Marcia Lepore, associate 34 Hidden Ledge Road Englewood, NJ 07631 voice 201.816.1222 fax 201.503.9522 email@example.com mostlyglass.com Exhibiting: Mary Darwall Miriam Di Fiore Elizabeth Hopkins Hildegund Ilkerl Vlastislav Janacek Gabrielle Malek Iwao Matsushima Martie Negri Fabienne Picaud Gateson Recko Madelyn Ricks Elise Winters Sharmini Wirasekara Alexandra Zonis Miriam Di Fiore, Seme, 2008 fused and cast glass, 4 x 6 x 2.5 191 Mark Levin, Vivaldi Leaf Hall Table, 2007 American black walnut, 31 x 54 x 29 photo: Mark Levin 192 Mowen Solinsky Gallery Established and emerging artists from the United States and Canada Staff: John Mowen, co-owner; Franceska Alexander, manager; Yvonne Dockter, assistant manager 225 Broad Street Nevada City, CA 95959 voice 530.265.4682 fax 530.265.8469 firstname.lastname@example.org mowensolinskygallery.com Exhibiting: Scott Amrhein Ernest Caballero Charles Cobb Pamela Merory Dernham Cindy Drozda Robert Erickson Kathy Frey Michael Gard Jacquline Hurlbert Diane Komater Martin Kremer David Kuraoka Mark Levin Marlene Miller John Mowen Rick Nicholson David Nittmann Gilles Payette Jack Richardson Joshua Rodine Gail Rushmore Steve Solinsky Kenneth Standhardt Kurt Ernest Steger Gary Upton John Mowen, Moving Within, 2007 bronze, 86 x 32 x 11 photo: Steve Solinsky 193 Michael Moore, Floating Outcrop, 2007 T material clay, 13.5 x 11.5 x 7.5 194 National Craft Gallery Ireland Contemporary Irish craft across a wide range of disciplines Staff: Una Parsons, chief executive; Vincent O’Shea, exhibitions manager; Brian Kennedy, curator; Nuala McGrath, administration manager; Brian Byrne, gallery assistant; Ann Dack, sales Castle Yard Kilkenny Ireland voice 353.56.776.1804 fax 353.56.776.3754 email@example.com ccoi.ie Exhibiting: Alan Ardiff Roger Bennett Anita Elliott Liam Flynn Sara Flynn Peter Fulop Seamus Gill Mark Hanvey Joe Hogan Jane Jermyn Emmet Kane Frances Lambe Bernie Leahy John Lee Sharon Lindsay-Ferguson Rachel McKnight Michael Moore Stephen O’Briain Mandy Parslow Michael Ray Inga Reed Brigitta Varadi Joseph Walsh Sara Flynn, Protected Vessels, 2008 porcelain, 3.5 x 26 x 26 photo: Roland Paschhoff 195 Mark Chatterley, Line Dance handbuilt stoneware with crater glaze, 72 x 60 x 12 196 Next Step Studio & Gallery Introducing young and upcoming talent to the art world with a strong eye on clay artists Staff: Kaiser Suidan, owner/director; Rebecca Myers, manager 530 Hilton Road Ferndale, MI 48220 voice 248.342.5074 cell 248.342.5074 firstname.lastname@example.org nextstepstudio.com Exhibiting: Mark Chatterley Cory Christensen Robin Hages Rebecca Myers Tom Phardel Katrina Ruby Paul Runde Kaiser Suidan Rebecca Myers, Seed Pod Necklace oxidized silver, 24k gold, diamonds, 2.5 x 2.5 x .25 photo: Ralph Gabriner 197 Jim Budish, Couple I, 2002 cast bronze, edition of 99, 77 x 64 x 18 photo: Larry Sanders 198 Niemi Sculpture Gallery & Garden Contemporary sculpture Staff: Bruce A. Niemi, owner; Susan Niemi, director 13300 116th Street Kenosha, WI 53142 voice 262.857.3456 fax 262.857.4567 email@example.com bruceniemi.com Exhibiting: Kevin Box Jim Budish Bruce A. Niemi Kevin Box, Planes Folding, 2006 cast bronze, edition of six, 72 x 36 x 48 photo: Marc Bennett 199 Claudia Kretchmer, Antares Pendant, limited edition 2/24, 2007 platinum, 18k yellow gold, diamond, 2 x 2 x .75 200 Oliver & Espig - Architects of Fine Jewelry Exquisite gems and jewelry, rare and precious Staff: Marcia Ribeiro; Marilia Ribeiro; Tielle Larson; Bonnie Zahm; Frank Cuykendall 1108 State Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 voice 805.962.8111 fax 805.962.7458 firstname.lastname@example.org oliverandespig.com Exhibiting: Karen Arthur Ingerid Ekeland Glenn Manfred Espig Judith Evans Susan Helmich Konstantino Claudia Kretchmer Steven Kretchmer Nancy Linkin Bernd Munsteiner Tom Munsteiner George Sawyer Robert Wander Phillip Youngman Philip Zahm Philip Zahm and Judith Evans, Mozambique Tourmaline Certified Paraiba Ring, 2007 platinum, 18k yellow gold, 13.33 ct. African Paraiba, diamond, tsavorite garnet, 1.25 x 1 x .5 201 Jay Macdonell, Allium Bulbs, 2008 glass, 50 x 17 x 9 202 Option Art Work by outstanding Canadian contemporary mixed media and craft artists; established in 1985 Staff: Barbara Silverberg, director; Philip Silverberg and Dale Barrett, associates 4216 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West Suite 302 Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1K4 Canada voice 514.932.3987 email@example.com option-art.ca Exhibiting: Jeanne Bellavance Stopher Christensen Carolina Echeverria Jean Louis Emond Janis Kerman Julie Lockau Jay Macdonell Mel Munsen Susan Rankin David Samplonius Brad Turner Vanessa Yanow Julie Lockau, Tectonic Perspective (detail), 2007 mixed media, 20 x 3.5 x 26 203 Bahram Shabahang, Current, 2008 fiber, 120 x 168 204 Orley & Shabahang Contemporary Persian carpets Staff: Geoffrey Orley; Bahram Shabahang 241 East 58th Street New York, NY 10022 voice 212.421.5800 fax 212.421.5888 firstname.lastname@example.org orleyshabahang.com 240 South County Road Palm Beach, FL 33480 voice 561.655.3371 email@example.com 223 East Silver Spring Drive Whitefish Bay, WI 53217 voice 414.332.2486 firstname.lastname@example.org By Appointment 5841 Wing Lake Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 voice 586.996.5800 Exhibiting: Bahram Shabahang Bahram Shabahang, Monarch, 2008 fiber, 108 x 144 205 Lisa Gralnick, The Gold Standard Part I: #16 (Italian Shoes), 2005 plaster, gold, 15.25 x 25.25 x 9 photo: Lisa Gralnick 206 Ornamentum Contemporary international jewelry Staff: Laura Lapachin; Stefan Friedemann 506.5 Warren Street Hudson, NY 12534 voice 518.671.6770 fax 518.822.9819 email@example.com ornamentumgallery.com Exhibiting: Body Politics Sara Borgegard Juliane Brandes Dorothea Brill Johanna Dahm Donna D’Aquino Gemma Draper Sam Tho Duong Iris Eichenberg Ute Eitzenhoefer Jantje Fleischhut Maria Rosa Franzin Caroline Gore Lisa Gralnick Batho Guendra Hanna Hedman Stefan Heuser Sergey Jivetin Dan Jocz Jiro Kamata Jutta Klingebiel Beate Klockmann Helena Lehtinen Wolli Lieglein Marc Monzo Eija Mustonen Ted Noten Joan Parcher Ruudt Peters Camilla Prasch Mary Preston Katja Prins Gerd Rothmann Philip Sajet Constanze Schreiber Giovanni Sicuro Silke Spitzer Claudia Stebler Julia Turner Tarja Tuupanen Luzia Vogt Lisa Gralnick, The Gold Standard Part III: Military Brooch, 1940, 2007 recycled gold, chain fragments, garnets, 5.5 x 2 x .5 photo: Lisa Gralnick 207 Udo Zembok, Colourfields 21, 2007 multi-layered fused glass with pigment and mineral inclusions, partly polished, 24 x 23.5 x 1.5 photo: Alison Erazmus 208 Palette Contemporary Art and Craft Colorful, sleek international contemporary art from a surprising Southwest location Staff: Kurt Nelson; Meg Nelson 7400 Montgomery Boulevard NE Suite 22 Albuquerque, NM 87109 voice 505.855.7777 fax 505.855.7778 firstname.lastname@example.org palettecontemporary.com Exhibiting: Angela Gerhard Yukako Kojima Julie Lazarus Lesley Nolan Kirstie Rea Franti sek Vízner ˇ Udo Zembok Franti sek Vízner, Green Vase, 2007 ˇ cast and polished glass, 9 x 12 x 2.75 209 Polly Whitcomb, Orbits Sculpture, 2008 stoneware, found metal objects, 29 x 25 x 5 photo: Bill Sandoval 210 Patina Gallery 21st Century soul-stirring works - clay, fiber, wood, studio jewelry, sculpture Staff: Ivan Barnett, director/owner; Allison Barnett, owner; Kim Alderwick and Everett Cole associates 131 West Palace Avenue Santa Fe, NM 87501 voice 505.986.3432 fax 505.986.1879 email@example.com patina-gallery.com Exhibiting: Jane Adam Boris Bally Ivan Barnett Michael Bauermeister Isolde Baumhackl-Oswald Wilhelm Buchert Ramon Puig Cuyas Sandra Enterline Barbara Heinrich Karl Heinz-Reister Hochstrasser Patrick Malotki Laura Foster Nicholson Harold O’Connor Carla Reiter Michael Shuler Victor Syrnev Alexandra Watkins Polly Whitcomb Michael Wisner Victor Syrnev, Two Way Pin 18k gold, silver, white and black pearls, chrysophrase, red glass, blue kianite, 2.5 x 2.25 photo: Bill Sandoval 211 Vanessa Smith, Twist and Shout, 2008 ceramic, 31 x 13 x 18 photo: Tom Van Eynde 212 Perimeter Gallery Contemporary masters in ceramic and fiber arts Staff: Frank Paluch, director; Scott Ashley, assistant director; Holly Sabin, registrar 210 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.266.9473 fax 312.266.7984 perimeterchicago@perimeter gallery.com perimetergallery.com Exhibiting: Lia Cook Jack Earl Edward Eberle Bean Finneran Estate of Margaret Ponce Israel Kiyomi Iwata Beverly Mayeri Norma Minkowitz Eleanor Moty Joseph Shuldiner Vanessa Smith Jay Strommen Toshiko Takaezu Xavier Toubes Julie York Edward Eberle, Catching Water, Fetching Breath, 2007 porcelain, 9.75 x 17.25 x 16.75 photo: Tom Van Eynde 213 Pawel Kaczynski, Garden Bracelet, 2007 steel mesh, steel wire photo: Pawel Kaczynski 214 Pistachios Creatively designed wearable contemporary art jewelry and craft Staff: Yann Woolley, owner; Catherine Coe, manager; Devon Gilliland; Kari Rinn 55B East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL 60611 voice 312.595.9437 fax 312.595.9439 firstname.lastname@example.org pistachiosonline.com Exhibiting: Talya Baharal Dieter Dill Pat Flynn Pawel Kaczynski Gudrun Meyer Pat Flynn, Mosaic Locking Cuff, 2007 iron, 22k, 18k platinum, 24k accents, 1.25 x 2.5 x 2.25 215 Karen Halt, Cocoons Embrace, 2008 silk and cotton fabric, embroidery, graphite, 25 x 17 216 Portals Ltd. Contemporary “magical realism” painting, fiber art, unique sculptural furniture Staff: Nancy and William McIlvaine, directors; Allison Bailey and Samantha Ruda, associates 742 North Wells Street Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.642.1066 fax 312.642.2991 email@example.com portalsgallery.com Exhibiting: Theodore Gall Karen Halt Barbara Kohl-Spiro Cheryl Malone Constance Roberts D. Milton Tomlinson Barbara Kohl-Spiro, Woman of Jerusalem, 2008 mixed media, 32.5 x 26.5 x 3 217 Jeff Wallin, Study from a Darkened Room, 2008 kiln-formed glass, 26 x 17 x .5 218 PRISM Contemporary Glass Contemporary glass sculpture with an eye toward the future Staff: D. Scott Patria, director; Amy Hajdas, senior associate 1048 West Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607 voice 312.243.4885 firstname.lastname@example.org prismcontemporary.com Exhibiting: Alessandro Casson Afro Celotto Alex Fekete Oliver Lesso Elizabeth Mears Lukas Mjartan Binh Pho Martin Rosol Toru Sato Scott Schroeder Daniela Turrin Brian Usher Jeff Wallin JB Wood Brian Usher, A Former Shadow of Myself III, 2007 cast glass, 29 x 29 x 3 219 Robert Wynne, Wattle, 2008 blown, iridised glass, 11.5 x 12.5 x 12.5 photo: Mark Donaldson 220 Raglan Gallery Contemporary Australian glass, ceramics, sculpture, painting and Aboriginal art Staff: Jan Karras, director; John Karras; Sarah Arena 5-7 Raglan Street Manly, NSW 2095 Australia voice 61.2.9977.0906 fax 61.2.9977.0906 email@example.com raglangallery.com.au Exhibiting: Tegan Empson Marc Grunseit Christopher Harman Merrill Orr Marian Shapiro Amanda Shelsher Mark Thiele Robert Wynne Christopher Harman, Pod, 2008 stoneware with steel base, 19.5 x 19 x 19 photo: Rob Little 221 Mark Lindquist, Unmet Friend #5, Totemic Series Sculpture, 1990-2008 pecan, spalted pecan, English walnut, 78.5 x 21.5 x 19.5 photo: John McFadden 222 rakovaBRECKERgallery Contemporary wood sculpture Staff: Donald Brecker, owner; Rebecca Orsi, director 1855 Griffin Road Dania Beach, FL 33004 voice 954.924.9878 fax 954.924.9578 firstname.lastname@example.org rakovabrecker.com Exhibiting: David Ellsworth Giles Gilson Stoney Lamar Mark Lindquist Melvin Lindquist Gary Stevens Howard Werner Melvin Lindquist, Natural Top Bowl with Vase Inside, 1995 buckeye burl, 9.5 x 7.5 photo: John McFadden 223 Jean Dubuffet, Arbuste d’Apartment (House Plant), 1973 acrylic on galvanized aluminum, 81 x 25 x 30 224 Ruth Lawrence Fine Art Unique artwork and sculpture by internationally recognized and established artists Staff: Nan Miller, owner; Jenna Miller, art consultant; Gail Leess, director; Marty Sklepko, operations manager 3450 Winton Place Rochester, NY 14623 voice 585.292.1430 fax 585.292.1253 email@example.com nanmillergallery.com Exhibiting: Hamilton Aguiar Jean Dubuffet Brad Howe Michael Kalish Michael Kalish, Audrey, 2008 license plates on aluminum, 42 x 50 225 Yossi Harari, Necklace 24k yellow gold, diamonds 226 SABBIA Elegant and imaginative jewelry; a blend of modern designs with classic motifs Staff: Deborah Friedmann; Tina Vasiliauskaite 66 East Walton Street 2nd floor Chicago, IL 60611 voice 312.440.0044 fax 312.440.0007 firstname.lastname@example.org sabbia.com Exhibiting: Eclat Lina Fanourakis Yossi Harari Alex Sepkus Lina Fanourakis, Dragonfly Brooch 22k and 18k gold, diamonds 227 Alberto Hernandez, Pintando con Fuego, 2008 ceramic mural on wood, 46.75 x 46.75 x 2 228 Sala Adamá Angeles Arias, marketing director; Laura Sierra, marketing; Mónica Castellar, press and communication Staff: Contemporary ceramic art Avda. Felipe II, 24 Madrid 28009 Spain voice 34.91.435.9988 fax 220.127.116.112 email@example.com adama.es Exhibiting: Arcadio Blasco Joan Carrillo Claudi Casanovas Teresa Girones Alberto Hernandez Estanislao Lanza Enric Mestre Rafa Perez Rafa Perez, El Nido, 2007 ceramic, 9.75 x 9.75 x 5 229 Richard Cleaver, Family Fiction IV, 2008 ceramic, rhodonite garnet, fresh water pearls, carnelian stone, tourmaline, Swarovski crystal beads, bronze wire, 23k gold leaf, oil paint, 20 x 8.5 x 3.75 photo: Dan Meyers Photography 230 Santa Fe Clay Contemporary ceramics Staff: Avra Leodas, director; Mike Jabbur, Peg Rivard 1615 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 voice 505.984.1122 fax 505.984.1706 firstname.lastname@example.org santafeclay.com Exhibiting: Meredith Brickell Richard Cleaver Michael Corney Melody Ellis Andy Nasisse Mark Pharis Porntip Sangvanich Ted Saupe Kevin Snipes James Tisdale Kensuke Yamada James Tisdale, Abi & I, 2008 multi-fired earthenware, 11 x 11 x 9 photo: Christopher Zaleski 231 Kurt Weiser, Idle Hands porcelain, 11.75 x 14 x 4.5 photo: Nancy Haitz 232 Sherrie Gallerie Contemporary ceramics, art jewelry and sculpture Staff: Sherrie Riley Hawk; Renee Fairchild; Linda Riley; Hayley Hawk 694 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215 voice 614.221.8580 fax 614.221.8550 email@example.com sherriegallerie.com Exhibiting: Tom Bartel Julie Elkins Karen Gilbert Laura Jean McLaughlin Sharon Meyer Leigh Taylor Mickelson Kurt Weiser Janis Mars Wunderlich Sharon Meyer, Island View, 2008 green garnet, natural salmon coral, 1.44 ct. diamond, 18k gold, 20 inches diameter photo: Sharon Meyer 233 Judy Onofrio, Delicate Balance, 2005 mixed media - carved wood, ceramic, glass beads, mirror, fiberglass, acrylic paint, 168 x 120 x 60 photo: Rik Sferra 234 Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art Contemporary art in all media by nationally and internationally recognized artists Staff: Sherry Leedy, director; Jennifer Bowerman, assistant director 2004 Baltimore Avenue Kansas City, MO 64108 voice 816.221.2626 fax 816.221.8689 firstname.lastname@example.org sherryleedy.com Exhibiting: Chris Gustin Jun Kaneko Judy Onofrio Jun Kaneko, Untitled Dango (08-01-02), 2008 ceramic, 23 x 16 x 5 photo: Dirk Bakker 235 Josh Simpson, Tektite Portal, 2008 glass, 9 x 10.75 x 9.5 photo: Tim Ryan 236 Signature Gallery Contemporary fine craft gallery representing 250 American artists since 1989 Staff: Karen M. Corp, director; Blanka Allgood; Judy Cameron; Kathy Fisher; Tracey Sykes 2364 Whitesburg Drive Huntsville, AL 35801 voice 256.536.1960 fax 256.539.8192 email@example.com signaturegallery.com Exhibiting: Linda Bahr Lucine Dirtadian John Fullerton Patrick Murphy Guadalupe Robinson Ursula Rodgers Josh Simpson Linda Bahr and John Fullerton, Sun God Brooch, 2007 sterling silver, gold, mokume gane, diamond, 2.5 x 1.5 x .25 photo: John Fullerton 237 Daniel Petraitis, Waste Management, 2008 steel, molded plastic, enamel paint, 32 x 8 x 38 photo: Matthew Hollerbush 238 Silica Galleries Artist-run gallery featuring contemporary sculpture in glass and metal Staff: Ian Kerr, manager; Nathan Purcell, art director 908A North Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19123 voice 215.627.3655 firstname.lastname@example.org silicagalleries.com Exhibiting: Kurt Bobowick Mark Leputa Christopher Lydon Brian McLaughlin Joshua Opdenaker Daniel Petraitis Nathan Purcell Leo Razzi JDC Roman Slinger Nathan Purcell, Oscars, 2008 glass, steel, 14.5 x 12.5 x 4 photo: Nathan Purcell 239 Jaecheon Sim, Duck, 2008 sand brown clay, 27.5 x 31.5 x 11.25 240 Sim, Jaecheon Art Gallery Professional craft shop featuring ceramic art Staff: Jaecheon Sim; Chukyung Kwak, curator 93-1 Jong-ri Hwasanmyeon Wanjukun Jeonbook 5 65-882 Korea voice 82.63.262.5489 fax 82.63.262.5489 email@example.com Exhibiting: Jaecheon Sim Chi Yong Jaecheon Sim, Bottle, 2008 sand brown clay, 6.25 x 8 241 Alex Irvine, Self-Portrait, 2008 black stoneware, 33 x 21 x 19 photo: Alex Irvine 242 Snyderman-Works Galleries Contemporary textile/fiber, ceramic, jewelry, glass, studio furniture, painting, and sculpture Staff: Rick and Ruth Snyderman, owners; Bruce Hoffman, director, Snyderman-Works; Kathryn Moran, assistant director; Lynn Schuberth, associate; Chris Lawrence, preparator; Francis Hopson, director, Works Gallery 303 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 voice 215.238.9576 fax 215.238.9351 firstname.lastname@example.org snyderman-works.com Exhibiting: Ines Arndt Lanny Bergner Karin Birch Yvonne Pacanovsky Bobrowicz Jacek Byczewski John Eric Byers Mardi Jo Cohen Lia Cook Nancy Crow Kate Cusack Marcia Docter Steven Ford David Forlano Lindsay Ketterer Gates Karen Gilbert Danielle Gori-Montanelli Judith Hoyt Alex Irvine Ron Isaacs Ed Bing Lee David Licata Matt Nolan Marilyn Pappas Jon Eric Riis Michelle Sales Johnathon Schmuck Joyce Scott Warren Seelig Richard Shaw Barbara Lee Smith Jo Stealey Eva Steinberg Jindra Vikova David Williamson Roberta Williamson Grethe Wittrock Yoko Yagi David Licata, Untitled necklace, 2008 borasillica glass, 15 x 12 x 4 photo: Chris Lawrence 243 Kirk H. Slaughter and Elisabett Gudmann, Ghost Horse, 2007 bronze, 26 x 10 x 12 244 ten472 Contemporary Art Contemporary art Staff: Hanne Sorensen; Elis Gudmann; Catherine Conlin 10472 Alta Street Grass Valley, CA 95945 voice 707.484.2685 fax 707.484.2685 email@example.com ten472.com Exhibiting: Elisabett Gudmann Edwin Riveria Kirk H. Slaughter Elisabett Gudmann, Urban Relic Series: Landscape 3, 2008 etched copper panel, chemical patinas, 24 x 24 x 3 245 Woodrow Nash, Tua Man Galuka, 2007 stoneware, 82 x 19 x 10 246 Thomas R. Riley Galleries Timeless forms evocative of intellectual and emotional responses Staff: Tom Riley; Cindy Riley; Cheri Discenzo 28699 Chagrin Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44122 voice 216.765.1711 fax 216.765.1311 firstname.lastname@example.org rileygalleries.com Exhibiting: Ellen Abbott Rik Allen Latchezar Boyadjiev Eoin Breadon Grace Chin Matthew Curtis Donald Derry Mark Harris Ron Kent Jeremy Lepisto Marc Leva Lucy Lyon Janis Miltenberger Milo Mirabelli Nick Mount Woodrow Nash Charles Parriott Jeremy Popelka Doug Randall Astri Reusch Sally Rogers Kari Russell-Pool Harriet Schwarzrock Jen Skirball Philip Soosloff Jacob Stout Stephanie Trenchard Jenifer Violette Hiroshi Yamano David Reekie, Careless Talk III, 2008 cast glass, colored enamels, found object, 13 x 9 x 5 247 Philip Soosloff, In My Dreams, I Could Fly, 2004 painted mixed media wall construction, 34 x 62 x 9 photo: Steve Pitkin 248 Thomas R. Riley Galleries Milo Mirabelli, Spring Break, 2008 bass, tupelo, ebonized maple, acrylic paint, 24 x 19 x 13.5 249 Nick Mount, Red Combination, 2008 blown glass, carved, polished and assembled, 37 x 32 x 6 250 Thomas R. Riley Galleries Eoin Breadon, Children of Lir, 2008 blown, hot-sculpted glass, carved, steel stand, 21 x 14 x 9 251 Donald Derry, Being Sunset Chinese elm, pigmented dye and glaze between lacquer to coats, hand polished, 26 x 13 x 9 252 Thomas R. Riley Galleries Doug Randall, El Camino Real Basket kiln-formed glass, 8.5 x 12 x 12 253 Dr. Beril Anilanmert, Fragmentation 1, 2005 ceramic, 20.5 x 23 x 7 photo: Oktay Anilanmert 254 Turkish Cultural Foundation Devoted to promoting and preserving Turkish culture, art and heritage Staff: Guler Koknar and Sema Muslu, Washington DC; Hulya Yurtsever, Istanbul; Carol Ann Jackson, Boston; Dr. Nurhan Atasoy and Dr. Sumiyo Okumura, resident scholars Boston, MA Washington, DC Istanbul, Turkey email@example.com turkishculturalfoundation.org Exhibiting: Dr. Beril Anilanmert Lale Cavuldur Mehmet Kutlu Dr. Beril Anilanmert, Diversity 4, 2007 ceramic, 25.5 x 26 photo: Oktay Anilanmert 255 Mehmet Kutlu, Inside or Outside, 2007 porcelain, cotton, 27.75 x 35.5 photo: Bilent Aydogdu 256 Turkish Cultural Foundation Lale Cavuldur, Bombardment, 2008 eggshells, acrylic, 7 x 7.75 photo: Lale Cavuldur 257 Twiga Mbunda, Ebony Splash, 2007 ebony, 24k gold, 21 inches diameter photo: Gary Laufman 258 Twiga African designers, African antiques and objects by unknown artists Staff: Twiga Mbunda; Lucy Mbunda 3333 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA 94118 voice 415.292.8020 fax 415.292.8020 twigaSF@yahoo.com twigagallery.com Exhibiting: Kaonje Maulidi Lucy Mbunda Twiga Mbunda Victor Twiga Mbunda, Magical, 2007 amber, seven layer chevron, boddom (magical), antique marble, 20.5 inches diameter photo: Gary Laufman 259 Moshe Bursuker, Jerusalem, 2007 blown, cut, sand-carved and hot-cast glass, 17 x 11 x 2 photo: Moshe Bursuker 260 UrbanGlass An international center for new art made from glass Staff: Dawn Bennett, executive director; Becki Melchione, associate director 647 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 voice 718.625.3685 fax 718.625.3889 firstname.lastname@example.org urbanglass.org Exhibiting: Deborah Faye Adler Moshe Bursuker Charlene Foster Helene Safire Melanie Ungvarsky Melanie Ungvarsky, Cocktail Ring, 2008 kiln-formed glass, patinized brass, sterling silver, 1 x 1 x 1.25 photo: Melanie Ungvarsky 261 Toots Zynsky, Untitled from the Tierra del Fuego Series, 1988 filet-de-verre (fused and thermo-formed color glass threads), 6 x 13 x 9 photo: John Carlano 262 Wexler Gallery Specialists in secondary market contemporary glass and the decorative arts Staff: Lewis Wexler, owner; Sherri Apter Wexler, co-proprietor; Sienna Freeman, associate director 201 North 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 voice 215.923.7030 fax 215.923.7031 email@example.com wexlergallery.com Exhibiting: Howard Ben Tré Giles Bettison Jaroslava Brychtová Sydney Cash José Chardiet Nicole Chesney Dale Chihuly Dan Dailey Kyohei Fujita Michael Glancy Stanislav Libensky ´ Marvin Lipofsky Harvey K. Littleton Dante Marioni Richard Marquis Tobias Møhl Klaus Moje William Morris Jay Musler Joel Philip Myers Yoichi Ohira Tom Patti Michael Pavlik Mark Peiser Laura de Santillana Bertil Vallien Franti sek Vízner ˇ Steven Weinberg Toots Zynsky William Morris, Untitled from the Animal Pin Series, 2003 sculpted glass with metal stand, 18 x 8 x 2.5 photo: John Carlano 263 Rusty Wolfe, Hull, 2007 wood, lacquer, 9 x 39 x 6 photo: Jen Kadar 264 William Zimmer Gallery Fine, functional, and decorative arts by American and European artists Staff: William Zimmer; Lynette Zimmer; Owen Edwards; Edith Robertson PO Box 263 Mendocino, CA 95460 voice 707.937.5121 fax 707.937.2405 firstname.lastname@example.org williamzimmergallery.com Exhibiting: Carolyn Morris Bach Bennett Bean Vivian Beer Garry Knox Bennett Afro Celotto David Crawford Jaclyn Davidson John Dodd David Ebner Owen Edwards Rebecca Gouldson Karl Harron Tom Hucker Michael Hurwitz Silas Kopf Tai Lake Tom Loeser Sydney Lynch Hiroki Morinoue Elizabeth Rand Sylvie Rosenthal Cheryl Rydmark Mitch Ryerson James Schriber Kent Townsend Joe Tracy Rusty Wolfe Kent Townsend, 30 Sided Sunburst Table, 2008 Macassar ebony, 15 x 42 x 42 265 Curtis H. Arima, Finial, 2008 gold plated brass, 8.5 x 7 x 4.5 photo: R.H. Hensleigh 266 Yaw Gallery Representing goldsmiths, silversmiths, metalsmiths, both national and international Staff: Nancy Yaw; Jim Yaw; Edith Robertson 550 North Old Woodward Birmingham, MI 48009 voice 248.647.5470 email@example.com yawgallery.com Exhibiting: Curtis H. Arima Sara Basch Nirit Berman Jack da Silva Marilyn da Silva Nirit Dekel Haya Elfasi Mary Esses Anat Gelbard Meital Hillel Ion Ionescu Shay Lahover Itay Noy Russell Trusso Michael Weggenmann Itay Noy, Part Time, 2007 2.5 x 4.75 x .5 267 HongJi Zhang, Landscape No. 1, 2007 oil on canvas, 59 x 59 268 YiLin Gallery Contemporary artworks by Chinese artists Staff: Qiang Li, manager Xin Dian SongZhuang Beijing 101118 China voice 86.10.6770.1707 fax 86.10.6770.1707 firstname.lastname@example.org Exhibiting: WenXing Liu YongXin Lu LinTong Mu Xin Qi JinJian Shi Tong Yu HongJi Zhang TianYi Zhang HongJi Zhang, Landscape No. 2, 2007 oil on canvas, 34 x 39.25 269 Leonardo Nierman, Dance 28, 1997 stainless steel, 32 x 17 x 8 photo: Jan Pieter Fokkens 270 Zygman Voss Gallery 17th to 21st century masters, featuring sculpture, painting and works on paper Staff: Ahron Zygman and Nancy Voss, owners/directors; Nathaniel Trabanca, graphic designer 222 West Superior Street Suite 1E Chicago, IL 60654 voice 312.787.3300 fax 312.787.3332 email@example.com zygmanvossgallery.com Exhibiting: Leonardo Nierman Eugenia Perez del Toro Moshe Rosenthalis Moshe Rosenthalis, Enchantress, 1993 bronze, 8 x 5.5 x 6.75 photo: Avner Rosenthalis 271 SOFA 2008 52 Ex Exhibitor Information ibitors 53 SOFA 2008 356 Ex Index of Exhibitors ibitors 357 A Aaron Faber Gallery 666 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10103 212.586.8411 fax 212.582.0205 firstname.lastname@example.org aaronfaber.com Adamar Fine Arts 4141 NE 2nd Avenue Suite 107 Miami, FL 33137 305.576.1355 fax 305.576.1922 email@example.com adamargallery.com Andora Gallery 77 West Huron Street Chicago, IL 60654 312.274.3747 fax 312.274.3748 firstname.lastname@example.org andoragallery.com Ann Nathan Gallery 212 West Superior Street Chicago, IL 60654 312.664.6622 fax 312.664.9392 email@example.com annnathangallery.com B Barry Friedman Ltd. 515 West 26th Street 2nd floor New York, NY 10001 212.239.8600 fax 212.239.8670 firstname.lastname@example.org barryfriedmanltd.com Beaver Galleries 81 Denison Street, Deakin Canberra, ACT 2600 Australia 61.2.6282.5294 fax 61.2.6281.1315 email@example.com beavergalleries.com.au Berengo Studio Fondamenta Vetrai 109/A Murano, Venice 30141 Italy 39.041.739.453 fax 39.041.527.6588 firstname.lastname@example.org berengo.com Berengo Collection Calle Larga San Marco 412/413 Venice 30124 Italy 39.041.241.0763 fax 39.041.241.9456 Blue Rain Gallery 130 Lincoln Avenue Suite D Santa Fe, NM 87501 505.954.9902 fax 505.954.9904 email@example.com blueraingallery.com browngrotta arts Wilton, CT 203.834.0623 fax 203.762.5981 firstname.lastname@example.org browngrotta.com Bullseye Gallery 300 NW Thirteenth Avenue Portland, OR 97209 503.227.0222 fax 503.227.0008 email@example.com bullseyegallery.com Collection Ateliers d’Art de France 4 Ruede Thorigny Paris 75003 France 33.1.4278.6774 fax 33.1.4277.4201 firstname.lastname@example.org ateliersdart.com Covet Gallery 2 South Quarantina Street, #17 Santa Barbara, CA 93103 805.962.9408 email@example.com covetgallery.com CREA Gallery 350 St. Paul East Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1H2 Canada 514.878.2787, ext. 2 fax 514.861.9191 firstname.lastname@example.org creagallery.com C Cervini Haas Gallery 7007 East Fifth Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85251 480.429.6116 fax 480.949.6050 email@example.com cervinihaas.com Chappell Gallery 526 West 26th Street Suite 317 New York, NY 10001 212.414.2673 fax 212.414.2678 firstname.lastname@example.org chappellgallery.com Charon Kransen Arts By Appointment Only 817 West End Avenue Suite 11C New York, NY 10025 212.627.5073 fax 212.663.9026 email@example.com charonkransenarts.com D D & M Fine Arts, Ltd. 20 Dogwood Glen Rochester, NY 14625 585.249.9157 fax 585.249.9157 firstname.lastname@example.org Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd. 249 East 48th Street New York, NY 10017 212.230.1680 fax 212.230.1618 email@example.com daiichiarts.com 358 The Dancing Hands Gallery 591 Main Street Park City, UT 84060 435.649.1414 fax 435.649.9523 firstname.lastname@example.org thedancinghandsgallery.com The David Collection 44 Black Spring Road Pound Ridge, NY 10576 914.764.4674 email@example.com thedavidcollection.com del Mano Gallery 11981 San Vicente Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90049 310.476.8508 fax 310.471.0897 firstname.lastname@example.org delmano.com Donna Schneier Fine Arts By Appointment PO Box 3209 Palm Beach, FL 33480 518.441.2884 cell 518.441.2884 email@example.com Duane Reed Gallery 7513 Forsyth Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63105 314.862.2333 fax 314.862.8557 firstname.lastname@example.org duanereedgallery.com E Eden Gallery 10 King David Street Jerusalem 94101 Israel 972.2.624.4831 fax 972.2.624.4832 email@example.com eden-gallery.com 437 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10022 212.888.0177 Elliott Brown Gallery By Appointment Only Seattle, WA 206.660.0923 fax 425.831.3709 firstname.lastname@example.org elliottbrowngallery.com Function + Art 1046 West Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607 312.243.2780 email@example.com functionart.com GALERIE POKORNA Safarikova 3 Prague 2, 120 00 Czech Republic 420.222.518635 fax 420.222.518635 firstname.lastname@example.org galeriepokorna.cz Galleri Grønlund Birketoften 16A Vaerløse 3500 Denmark 45.44.442.798 fax 45.44.442.798 email@example.com glassart.dk Galleri Udengaard Vester Alle 9 Aarhus C 8000 Denmark 45.86.259.594 firstname.lastname@example.org galleriudengaard.com Galleria Norsu Kaisaniemenkatu 9 PO Box 152 Helsinki 00171 Finland 358.9.2316.3250 email@example.com norsu.info Gallery Sklo 1F. 340-18 Sindang-Dong Jung-Gu, Seoul 100-826 Korea 82.2.2236.1583 fax 82.2.2236.1585 firstname.lastname@example.org gallerysklo.co.kr G Galerie Besson 15 Royal Arcade 28 Old Bond Street London W1S 4SP United Kingdom 44.20.7491.1706 fax 44.20.7495.3203 email@example.com galeriebesson.co.uk Galerie Elca London 224 St-Paul Street West Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1Z9 Canada 514.282.1173 fax 514.282.1229 firstname.lastname@example.org elcalondon.com Galerie Elena Lee 1460 Sherbrooke West Suite A Montreal, Quebec H3G 1K4 Canada 514.844.6009 email@example.com galerieelenalee.com F Ferrin Gallery 437 North Street Pittsfield, MA 01201 413.442.1622 fax 413.634.8833 firstname.lastname@example.org ferringallery.com Flatfile Galleries 217 North Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607 312.491.1190 fax 312.491.1195 email@example.com flatfilegalleries.com 359 Garson Baker Fine Art 511 West 25th Street Suite 401 New York, NY 10001 212.675.8200 fax 212.675.8222 firstname.lastname@example.org garsonbakerfineart.com Glass Artists’ Gallery 70 Glebe Point Road Glebe, Sydney, NSW Australia 61.2.9552.1552 fax 61.2.9552.1552 email@example.com glassartistsgallery.com.au Hawk Galleries 153 East Main Street Columbus, OH 43215 614.225.9595 fax 614.225.9550 firstname.lastname@example.org hawkgalleries.com Heller Gallery 420 West 14th Street New York, NY 10014 212.414.4014 fax 212.414.2636 email@example.com hellergallery.com Holsten Galleries 3 Elm Street Stockbridge, MA 01262 413.298.3044 fax 413.298.3275 firstname.lastname@example.org holstengalleries.com John Natsoulas Gallery 521 First Street Davis, CA 95616 530.756.3938 email@example.com natsoulas.com Judy Youens Gallery 826 Canyon Road Santa Fe, NM 87501 505.466.3357 fax 505.466.3304 firstname.lastname@example.org judyyouensgallery.com L Lacoste Gallery 25 Main Street Concord, MA 01742 978.369.0278 fax 978.369.3375 email@example.com lacostegallery.com Lafrenière & Pai Gallery 13 Murray Street Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9M5 Canada 613.241.2767 firstname.lastname@example.org lapaigallery.com Lee Weitzman Furniture 233 West Huron Street, #7 Chicago, IL 60654 312.243.3009 fax 312.243.8854 email@example.com leeweitzmanfurniture.com Leo Kaplan Modern 41 East 57th Street 7th floor New York, NY 10022 212.872.1616 fax 212.872.1617 firstname.lastname@example.org lkmodern.com Litvak Gallery 4 Berkovich Street Tel-Aviv 64238 Israel 972.54.560.9047 fax 972.3.694.8249 email@example.com litvak.com H Habatat Galleries 608 Banyan Trail Boca 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