Piece By Piece: Exhibition Artists

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With Bits And Bobs I Feather My Nest Collaboration with Nancy Bonnema

Flotsam and Jetsam Collaboration with Juan Reyes

No.139530 SOLD

a watch face. The human-like head is polymer clay micromosaic work. The wood surrounding the box is a gift from Copenhagen-based archaeologist and collector, Torben Sode. It is an ancient (~6,000 year old) find from a dig in eastern

Go West Necklace

Collaboration with Chuck Domitrovich

No.139529 $2,620.00

Denmark. The brass hands are by Dan Adams. The wings are shell fragments from the beach. The steel on the back is from a garage sale and the gold enameled sections have a feather motif and are by Nancy Bonnema. -Cynthia Toops

“ Chuck selected some beach pebbles and glass from our collection and incorporated them with some of his own finds - the porcelain piece and the “W”. To me it meant water. We also often see a pair of eagles (“wings”) and occasionally whales at our favorite beach so, of course, they too needed to be on the piece. The “wheel” which spins is a glass bead by Dan Adams. The clasp is a compass highlighting “west”.” -Cynthia Toops Photos by Doug Yaple

June 12th to July 3rd

“ Somehow the beast I associate with collecting is always a bird. The round box was originally a container for watch parts I found at a rummage sale. It now houses a nest and eggs made from polymer clay placed in front of an enameled back of

No.139527 $3,280.00

PIECE BY PIECE

CYNTHIA TOOPS AND DAN ADAMS


LAURIE HALL

Beach Rock

Autumn Journey

No.139556 $752.00

MEGAN MCGAFFIGAN

Siamese Sisters

No.135598 $6,558.00

NADINE KARIYA June 12th to July 3rd

PIECE BY PIECE

No.139739 $775.00

JAN SMITH

Sedna was a giant in the olden days. Giants were not very smart and always hungry. There was a famine. Her father took her into a boat to fish, hoping her husband, stormy petral, would come to fetch her. But stormy petral sent a squall. Sedna’s father threw her out of the boat so the boat would not capsize. Sedna would not release her hold on the boat so her father chopped her fingers off so both of them would not be lost. Her fingers became the animals of the land and of the sea. Because of her great suffering Sedna lived at the bottom of the sea and ruled it. When the artic people had a famine, this could mean that Sedna was unhappy because the people were not behaving properly. The people would send their shaman to Sedna to comb her tangled long flowing hair and calm her so she would relent and send the people food to eat. Eugene O’Neill was the first playwright to create original, powerful drama in america. In his autobiographical play ,“a long day’s journey into night” (1941),

Athena Ring

No.139992 $1,890.00 O’Neill’s protagonist describes a transcendental event experienced while at sea. “I...Became the sun, the hot sand, green seaweed anchored to a rock swaying in the tide...For a second you see—-and seeing the secret—-are the secret...” Directly after I finished this pendant, I asked an anthropologist friend specializing in northwest and arctic indigenous cultures to look at my work to tell me what I had made. A day after seeing the pendant, he said, the black stone in your work is an “inukshuk.” an inukshuk is a human-made landmarker made of stone, used by arctic peoples for navigation, as a point of reference, place of

Inukshuk Dream

No.139991 $5,700.00 veneration, a marker for hunting or food caches. Often the stones are big and stacking them requires a communal effort. The inuksuk can also be a distinctive solitary stone positioned upright. Inuksuk means “that which acts in the capacity of a human.” The pendant: sedna’s five fingers dangle from the stone marker. Did she experience the transcendent oneness with existence that o’neill felt when she began to live at the bottom of sea? Has sedna taken away the animals of the arctic because she is angry with our behavior towards the earth?


KRISTIN LORA

Special Item 1

No.139720 $882.00

Stripe No.139724 $172.00 Ceramic No.139723 $193.00

Special Item 2

No.139721 $1,195.00

MARITA DINGUS

June 12th to July 3rd

No.139513 $300.00

Little Girls Make Noise No.139511 $400.00

No.139514 $200.00

CHECHA SOKOLOVIC

The Grass is Always Greener

No.139515 $430.00

I’m Gonna Follow the Sun

No.139518 $752.00

Play Some Funky Music

No.139519 $745.00

PIECE BY PIECE

Keys To Your Heart

Fuzzy Beads Metal Beads


KRANITZKY & OVERSTREET Garden Series

# 1 Pink

No.139725 $535.00

#3 Purple

No.139727 $535.00

No.139728 $535.00

Part of her Musée Series, this piece is inspired by oye’s visits to the San Francisco Fine Arts Museum and works in their collection: “My intent being to create a modern day context for Old Masters works and reienterpret bodies of work by modern artists as a reflection of our 21st century society and what is considered valuable. My use of repurposed LEGOS® as a material is deliberate as it makes an intimate connection with all generations

worldwide, from child to adult to grandparent. Everyone brings to my pieces their own story, and with it nostalgia for these infamous plastic bricks which are often regarded much like the “family jewels”, being passed down from generation to generation. Specifically, “Portrait” neckpiece is inspired by the silhouettes, colors and hand carved ivory frame from “Portrait of a Lady”, 1591, oil on panel with hand-carved ivory frame by Flemish artist Frans Pourbus the Younger.”

LAURIE HALL

LIAUNG CHUNG YEN

TRUDEE HILL

Red Balloon

Found Object Brooch

June 12th to July 3rd

PIECE BY PIECE

emiko oye

#4 Green

Portrait

No.139532 $5,325.00

No.134780 $1,250.00

No.139546 $1,935.00

Strength in Numbers No.139562 $1,935.00


SARAH J.G. WAUZYNSKI

N is for Narwhal

No.139761 $355.00

Koi Pendant

No.139990 $204.00

Snail Brooch

No.139989 $270.00

MELINDA RISK

June 12th to July 3rd

and much more. I make each piece myself by hand in my studio at my home. I combine traditional materials like gold, silver, diamonds and gemstones with non traditional materials including porcelain, wood, resin, bone, copper, bronze and flower petals. I challenge myself to work with no rules while designing but maintaining a level of craftsmanship that makes each piece archival.� -Melinda Risk

Death Moth Kewpie

No.139198 $2,800.00

JUDE CLARKE

Retrospective, New York 1903

No.134978 $1,290.00

Retrospective, The Summit

No.134979 $1,204.00

Retrospective, Passage

No.138986 $1,204.00

PIECE BY PIECE

“ I love making tiny things, they seem very personal and can hold many secrets. I still have my doll house furniture from when I was little and my shelves are filled with small precious things that I have collected and created over the years. The small sculptures that I make happen to be wearable and each tells a story My ideas come from everywhere- nature, music, fairy tales, my cats, spirituality


JUDITH HOYT

Face and Fuses

No.140156` $645.00

Text Bracelet

No.140154 $540

Moth with Wood

No. 140155 $645.00

way... I try to speak to what unfolds beneath the surface, it is the relationships that I discover through the trial and error of moving pieces around until they form the narratives I am looking for.” -Judith Hoyt

June 12th to July 3rd

PIECE BY PIECE

“ These collages are assembled in a very intuitive

Rust Paper Brooch No.134701 $430.00

SETH PAPAC

Plumb Brooch

No.140002 $430.00

Judith Hoyt was born in 1958 in the Catskill Mountains of New York, and has been making art from found metals for over thirty years. Judith’s process is a conversation between the artist and the materials she collects. She takes as a starting point the discoloration,

corrosion, and imperfections of the found material. Her work is included in the collections of the Guggenheim Museum (NY), the Pennsylvania Academy of Arts (PA), The Smithsonian Museum (DC), and the Racine Art Museum (WI).

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ELISA BONGFELDT

Found Object Ring

No.139735 $2,150.00

Coveted Bead Necklace No.138984 $970.00


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