ART IN CRAFT MEDIA 2017
Venue: Burchfield Penney Art Center
Address: 1300 Elmwood Ave.
City: Buffalo, NY 14222 USA
Price: $5.00 - $10.00
Brief-description: Works of 48 artists in wood, clay, fiber, glass and metal. Opens Friday through Jan. 21.
Event url: www.burchfieldpenney.org.
About: The Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State is pleased to present Art In Craft Media 2017. Presented by the Sylvia L. Rosen Endowment for Fine Art in Craft Media, the 14th juried biennial exhibition celebrates and explores the contemporary work of fine artists of the region working with glass, wood, fiber, clay and metal. The exhibition is on view at The Center from Saturday, October 14, 2017 – Sunday, January 21, 2018. The 48 artists featured are current or past residents of Western New York state (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming and Monroe Counties) who works in clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood. All works were created from 2014-2017. Featured artists are: Jeanne Beck, Nancy Belfer, Emily Bellinger, Helen Bishop-Santelli, Marvin Bjurlin, Stephanie Brash, Christina Chilberg, Hyesook Choi, Ann Clarke, Anne Currier, David Derner, Karen Donnellan, Jack Edson, Hillary Fayle, Melanie Fisher, Ryan Florey, Maryrose Fridey, Barbara Hart, Ani Hoover, Mahlon Huston, Brigid Kennedy, William Keyser, Namdoo Kim, Bethany Krull, Yoonjee Kwak, Anthony Locane, Sharon McConnell, Melissa Moody, Chenyang Mu, Jeffrey Nicholson, Keira Norton, Jackie Pancari, Billy Prendergast, Richard Rockford, Taeyoul Ryu, Mario Santilli, David Schnuckel, Leslie Schug, Mizin Shin, Keith Simpson, Betty Stephan, Lynn Szymanski, Hannah Thompsett, Daena Thompson, Peter Tucker, Jesse Walp, Maude White and Jieun Yoon. The artists were selected for Art in Craft Media 2017 by Monica Moses, editor-in-chief of American Craft magazine. Monica Moses became editor in chief of American Craft magazine in 2010. Since that time, the magazine has won more than 50 awards, including national honors for overall excellence and overall design. Earlier in her career, Moses served as a news executive, was publisher for a luxury interiors magazine, designed an award-winning architecture publication, redesigned several metropolitan newspapers, worked for four years on the visual faculty of the Poynter Institut