All posts tagged: art show

Smithsonian Craft-Optimism 2021

I’m soooo soooo (soooo) excited to be announcing that my work has been accepted into Smithsonian’s Craft-Optimism, a curated, climate-conscious makers’ market. It was no easy feat to be included, so I consider it a great honor. Each of the 100+ artists had to be nominated to enter, then pass through a rigorous jury prior to acceptance. The result? The best of the best in beautifully-made, handcrafted American goods that educate the public about climate change or inspire or model a sustainable response to climate change. It’s the FIRST show of its kind. The show is being produced by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee (the same committee that organizes the well-known Smithsonian Craft Shows.) Proceeds of the event support grants to the Smithsonian. Visit CraftOptimism.si.edu to view the craft categories and pre-register to see the show at Bidsquare.com. More details will follow, but until then, you can print off the flyer (below). Also, Please sign up for my newsletter if you’d like early access to viewing the entire show. I will be allowed to invite a …

Show Announcement – “Capturing Light”

I’m happy to announce that my work has been invited to a a show, “Capturing Light,” at the Cabarrus Arts Council. The Cabarrus Arts Council was founded in 1980 in response to the North Carolina Arts Council’s plan to establish a local arts council in every county. Today the arts council runs the Davis Theatre and The Galleries.  It also conducts one of North Carolina’s largest art-in-education programs, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art. The Cabarrus Arts Council is located in the picturesque 1876 courthouse in downtown Concord, North Carolina. The Light Reliquary The show will include a few of my vessels and several of my wearable art pieces.  In addition, I have created a new type of work entitled, “Light Reliquary” specifically for this show.  This multi-media piece incorporates mirror, pre-cast glass, metal leaf, cast resin and epoxy. A reliquary is a container for holy relics.  As I thought about the show, “Capturing Light,” I could think of nothing more …