Houston Center for Craft Exhibits
CRAFT IN AMERI CA STU DY CENTER 8415 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA (310) 659-9022 The Craft in America Study Center presents Identity: 4 Voices, Mar. 14-May 2. This exhibition features four artists who explore issues of gender, race, culture, and place, including furnituremaker Wendy Maruyama. CRO W COLLECTION OF ASIAN ART 2010 Flora St., Dallas, TX (214) 979-6430 The Crow Collection of Asian Art presents The Art of Lacquer, thru May 3. This exhibit features objects from the museum’s collections to showcase one of the most enduring and distinctive forms of craftsmanship in the world. DALLAS ARBORETU M 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas, TX (214) 515-6615 The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden presents Artscape, Apr. 24-26. This annual juried fine art show and sale features work in various media by artists from across the country. FOOTHI LLS ART CENTER 1510 Washington St., Golden, CO (303) 279-3922 The Foothills Art Center hosts its 2020 Members’ Show, thru Apr. 26. This exhibit features 70 works, in all media. FORE STHERIT AGE CENTER Broken Bow, OK (580) 494-6497 The Forest Heritage Center hosts Master Woodworking Artist of the Year Exhibit, Mar. 8-May 10. Competing for the 2020 Master Woodworker title is Jim Anderson (WA), Earl Braddy (OK), Wayne Delyea ( TX), Ron Engel-Wilson (OK), Robert Frerking (MO), Todd Halleman (OR), John Hayre (TX), Dan Heffron (OR), Terry Holzgreen (CA), Didier Jegaden (NV), Joseph Kissinger (OK), Steven Knott (AR), Bill Koch (OK), Butch Lindsey (OK), Mike Love (OK), Richard Taylor (TX), Roger Tipton (AR), Darrell Whisenhunt (AR),and Robert Wilson (OK). FOR M & CON CEPT GALLERY 435 S. Guadalupe St., Santa Fe, NM (505) 780-8312 Form and Concept Gallery hosts Objects: Redux—50 Years of Craft Evolution, thru Mar. 27. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the notable Objects: USA craft exhibition at the Smithsonian Museum, this mutimedia show features work by featured artists, along side historic and contemporary makers. Woodworkers include Yuri Kobayashi, Mira Nakashima, and Bob Stocksdale. GALLERY at tHe pa rk 89 Lee Blvd., Richland, WA (509) 943-9815 The Gallery at the Park features new turned wood by members of the Mid-Columbia Woodturners, Mar. 3-27. GUARDINO GALLERY 2939 NE. Alberta St., Portland, OR (503) 281-9048 The Guardino Gallery features wood sculptures by Dennis Peterson, thru Mar. 24, and Stan Peterson, Mar. 26-Apr. 28. HARWOO D MUSEU M OF ART 238 Ledoux St., Taos, NM (575) 758-9826 The Harwood Museum of Art hosts Elemental Resonance, thru Apr. 17. This solo show features wood sculpture by Dean Pulver. LLANO art studio tour Llano, TX (512) 417-9274 The 10th annual Llano Art Studio Tour is taking place Mar. 28. Approximately 20 artists, in all media, open their creative work spaces to the public, with demos throughout the day. Wood artists include David Day, Randy Hurst, and Lou Quallenberg. Long beac h museum of art 2300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA (562) 439-2119 The Long Beach Museum of Art presents CA Designed 1955, thru Apr. 26. This show revisits its California Designed exhibit of 1955, by featuring a selection of works, including pieces by such designers as Charles and Ray Eames, Sam Maloof, and Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman. Longm ont museum 400 Quail Rd., Longmont CO (303) 651-8969 The Longmont Museum & Cultural Center presents Terry Maker: Because the World is Round, thru May 17. Terry mines commonplace materials, cutting and re-combining them into dense and tactile wall reliefs and large-scale freestanding sculptures. L.A. COUNTY MUSEU M OF ART 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (323) 857-6000 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art continues Fiji: Art and Life in the Pacific, thru July 19. The first substantial project on
houston center for craft 4848 Main St., Houston, TX (713) 529-4848 The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft continues In Residence thru Mar. 22, This annual all-media exhibition celebrates its Artist Residency Program, this year showcasing work by 2018-2019 Resident Artists. Included is woodworker Joyce Lin, who reimagines furniture in an age of impending resource scarcity. Joyce’s Skinned Chair (left) is a found wooden chair, in which the surface layer was carefully peeled off with a scroll saw and then fragments pieced back together over black epoxy clay with a steel armature.
Breaking Tradition: Contemporary Approaches to the Decorative Arts, Apr. 18-June 21. This exhibit features three artists, who challenge the dominant cultural narratives of the decorative arts, including furnituremaker Sophie Glenn. Her Rebel Rebel (right) is a steel frame, rusted and painted, with an annealed wire seat. Joyce Lin Sophie Glenn