Of Art and Craft

October 26 – December 6, 2017

"Ulla", Stoneware Clay with sand and metal oxides on aluminum, 12 x 32 x 4, 1984. $5,400

What defines Craft versus Art – and does that division have meaning? Nine artists display creations of glass, clay and fiber, substances traditionally considered “craft materials,” but worked with such talent, imagination, and skill that the resulting pieces are unquestionably works of art.  Co-Curators: Leslee Asch + Barbara Richards

Jocelyn Braxton Armstrong

"Girly Girl", porcelain, glaze, black slip, 20 carat gold china paint, 20 x 10 x 4, 2017, $2,900
"United # 2", porcelain, 4 foot diameter, 2017, $18,000. Photo by 2017kvonphotography.com
"Tempest", porcelain, 20 x 10 x 6, 2016, $1,900. Photo by JB Armstrong

Emily Barletta

Emily Barletta, "Untitled #31", Thread and Paper, 31x 25, 2012, $1,200
"Pelt", Crocheted Yarn, 51 x 31 x 2, 2007, $3,000
Emily Barletta, "Untitled #118", Thread, Paint and Paper, 19.75 x 18.25, 2015, $1,000

Susan Eisen

"Canyon", Stoneware Clay with Metal Oxides, 12 x 9 x 13.5, 1982. $3,200
Susan Eisen, "Winter Sentinel", White Stoneware Clay with metal oxides, 15 x 9.5 x 5.5, 1997. $1,800
"Inner Landscape", Stoneware Clay with Metal Oxides, 17 x 20 x 4, 1986. $2,800

Norma Minkowitz

Norma Minkowitz, "Are We The Same?", Crocheted, mixed media, 12 x 25 x 27, 2016, $12,000. Courtesy of browngrotta arts
Norma Minkowitz, "Goodbye My Friend", Crocheted and stitched drawing with collage, 26.5 x 28.75, 2017, $4,000
"The Path", Fiber and Mixed Media, 15 x 56 x 48, 2014, $28,000

Kathleen Mulcahy

Kathleen Mulcahy, "Opal Spinner", blown glass, 14 x 14 x 14, NFS
Kathleen Mulcahy, Murmuring, Mild steel armature with deep blue patina. Bent and etched smoke gray glass with suspended solid glass drops, 
30”H x 14”W x 2”D, 2017, $9,500
Kathleen Mulcahy "Swimming In Winter": Stainless, bent and etched clear glass and glass drops; 48in x 48in x 3in; 2017; $32,000

Ellen Schiffman

"Cherish the Gift", cotton twill tape and cosmetic pads, 25 x 40, 2017, $1,900. Photo by Tyler Philpott
"Singular Stories from a Sizable Spool", cotton twill tape, each square 9 x 9, overall 36 x 54, 2014-2017, Each box $325. Photo by Tyler Philpott
"A Rift is a Chance to Grow", Fiber and Q-Tips, 32 x 32, 2017, $3,500. Photo by Tyler Philpott

Josh Simpson

"Corona Platter", glass, 14.5” diameter, 2016, $400
"Saturn", glass, 18.75” diameter, 2007, $8,500
"Megaworld", glass, 9” diameter, 2005, $18,000 ( smaller planets $2,000 and $595)

Phyllis Kudder Sullivan

"Vortex with Gold Line #9", stoneware clay with copper metal leaf, 6 x 13 x 10, 2016, $900
"Vortices with Line #10", stoneware clay, 5 x 10.5 x 10, 2017, $900
"Vortex # 66", stoneware clay, 8.5 x 22 x 12, 2014, $2,500

Adam Waimon

"Deep Sea Blossoms", blown and carved glass, 12 x 17 x 6, 2016, $6,500. Photo by Mark Johnston
"Triumph", blown and carved glass, 13 x 26 x 6.5, 2013, $8,000. Photo by Mark Johnston
"Course" (light blue), blown and carved glass, 10 x 12 x 9, 2016, $3,500

Thursday, October 26, 6 – 8pm – Opening Reception

Friday, October 27, 6 – 8pm – Art Lounge: Extended Gallery hours prior to Friends Friday Film Cameraperson

Friday, October 27, 8pm – Friday Film Cameraperson

Sunday, November 5, 2pm – Artists Talk, Flinn Gallery: Susan Eisen, Norma Minkowitz and Ellen Schiffman

Saturday, November 18, 10am – 4 pm – Tax-Free One-day Affordable Craft Sale