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Serendipity by Jeffrey L Dever

Craft Forms 2011 at the Wayne Art Center

December 2nd, 2011  —  January 21st, 2012

The 17th international juried exhibition dedicated to enhancing the public's awareness of contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share their functional and sculptural creative endeavors. All work must have been completed within the past two years and may not have been previously exhibited at the Wayne Art Center.

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A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR Major Sponsors


Business Sponsors


Dayton Lock Company
Harmonia Healing Arts Spa
Oliver Heating*Cooling*Plumbing
Stephen J. Diorio Farm Insurance Companies
Michael Fogarty, Long & Foster Real Estate

Patrons

Joan M. Calhoun
Andrew and Kathy Gaddes
Gary and Patricia Holloway
Michael and Lis Kalogris
Ruth Parker
Eleanor A. Pierson
Sabine Rehm (champagne)
Calvin W. Schmidt


The Juror

Elisabeth Agro

We are privileged to continue to offer highly regarded and qualified jurors for this internationally recognized exhibition. Craft Forms 2011 will be juried by Elisabeth Agro, the Nancy M. McNeil Curator of American modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Agro was appointed in 2006 to support the acquisition, exhibition, research and publication of American decorative arts from 1850 to the present, with an emphasis on contemporary crafts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Previously, she was at The Carnegie, Pittsburgh, PA, where since 1996 she served as a curatorial assistant, assistant curator and most recently as associate curator in the decorative arts department, developing and coordinating special exhibitions and presenting lectures and gallery talks regarding a collection of some 10,000 American, European and non-Western objects dating from 1680 to the present.

She was responsible for the exhibitions in the museum's Treasure Room gallery, annual display of the museum's Eighteenth Century Neapolitan Presepio, one the best examples of its kind outside of Italy. Among the many exhibitions she organized were Art Nouveau Tiles (2001), which traveled to the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, What's in Your Tureen: Soup, Stew, or Ragoût (2001-2002), and Twentieth-Century Decorative Arts, Design, and Craft from the Collection (2000). She contributed to the exhibitions and catalogues Aluminum by Design: Jewelry to Jets (2000-2001), which traveled to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Design Museum of Fine Arts and the Design Museum in London, Contemporary Directions: Glass from the Maxine and William Block Collection (2002). Most recently, she spearheaded the museum's campaign to acquire a chair by the noted Arts and Crafts designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh.


Jurors Award List

First Place: Chuck Sharbaugh for, Across America
Second Place: Catherine I. Theodore for, Wind Turbine Mania
Third Place :Jeffrey Dever for, Serendipity
Fourth Place: Yevgeniya Kaganovich for, Mouthpieces 25/26
Fifth Place: Beth Barron for, Implostion #3

Honorable Mentions

Tristyn A. Albright for, The Bitch is Back
Michael Brolly for, Split Vessel
Tegan Ford for, Inhale
Stephanie A. Rozene for, The Politics of Porcelain
Jose Sierra for, Cotopot
Peggy Wiedemann for,In Safe Keeping
David Knopp for, Mitosis_1


Exhibiting Artists: Craft Forms 2011

Christine Alaniz, PA
Tristyn A Albright, PA
Rebecca Annand, NJ
Michael & Maureen Banner, MA
Beth Barron, MN
Rebecca A Beals, TX
David W Bennett, PA
Carolynn Bloomer, Canada
Michael J Brolly, PA
Kathleen H Brughelli, RI
Christian Burchard, OR
Jeanne Lyons Butler, NY
Bongsang Cho, GA
Hoyeon Chung, IL
Valerie Jo Coulson, PA
Dan de Vos, PA
Brian Defrees, PA
Eve Deisher, WA
Jeffrey L Dever, MD
Erin E Dickson, England
Mary Donald, CA
Jeremy Dunklebarger, NY
Wendy Edsall-Kerwin, PA
Laila Farcas-Ionescu, NM
Teresa F Faris, WI
Heidi Field-Alvarez, VA
Dianne Firth, Australia
Debra Fleury, MA
Frankie Flood, WI
Tegan E Ford, NY
David W Fraser, PA
Cynthia D Friedman, PA
Polly J Giacchina, CA
Chanda Z Glendinning, NY
Robly A Glover, TX
Katie Glusica, GA
Carrie Gustafson, MA
April Marie Hale, MT
Lannie Hart, NY
Anne Havel, VT
Michael B Hays, OH
Peter W Hedstrom, ME
Fred Herbst, NY
Vicky Higginson, England
John W Huckins, MA
Chris Irick, NY
Delbert W Jackson, IA
Benjamin Johnson, IN
Peggy L Johnston, IA
Yevgeniya Kaganovich, WI
Ani D Kasten, MD
James W Keller, TX
Margaret Kim, IA
Lisa M Klakulak, NC
David L Knopp, MD
Barbara E Knuth, WA

Jocelyn Kolb, PA
Mike Korsak, PA
Maria R Kovacs, ME
Dan Krueger, IL
Amanda M Ladymon, SC
Richard A Laufer, MD
Sung Yeoul Lee, OK
Donna L Lish, NJ
Lily Liu, KY
Kari Lønning, CT
Kathleen Loomis, KY
Ana M Lopez, TX
Cameron A Mason, WA
Jennifer McCurdy, MA
Dorothy McGuinness, WA
Clay McLaurin, GA
Elizabeth R Mears, VA
Maureen E Mills, NH
Aram Moon, NJ
Melissa L Mytty, PA
Diana N'Diaye, MD
Patricia A Nelson, IN
Amy Nguyen, MA
Pavel Novak, NJ
Rachael M Nyhus, CA
Vince G Palacios, CA
Mary Hallam Pearse, GA
Elaine P Pelz, OH
Julia E Pfaff, VA
Claudio Pino, Canada
Katie L Poterala, AZ
Sue Reno, PA
Gustav Reyes, IL
Meghan P Riley, NY
Kelly L Robinson, MO
Stephanie A Rozene, NY
Sandra Rude, CA
Chuck Sharbaugh, MI
Rachel K Shimpock, CA
Jose Sierra, AZ
Nancy A Slagle, TX
Brad Smith, PA
Damia Smith, KS
Carol Snyder, OH
Joy L Stember, PA
Barney Stone, PA
Kyla Strid, OH
Catherine I Theodore, OH
Fern M Tompkins Benson, PA
Aleksandra Vali, IL
Jesse Walp, NY
Paulette J Werger, NH
Peggy Wiedemann, CA
Catherine Winkler Rayroud, TX
Choong Mok Yoo, NY


Press & Reviews

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
December 23rd, 2011

The juried "CraftForms 2011" at Wayne Art Center dazzles with ceramics, wood, fiber, metal . . .
By Victoria Donohoe

The installation of 21st-century studio crafts in the 17th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Craft, "CraftForms 2011," at Wayne Art Center suggests to this observer that there's a paradoxical "homelessness" about the craft art of our century. In some ways, it's inescapable. For, amid the routines of daily life, we furnish our homes with craft items of some sort - also our business surroundings, and even our vacation spots - with these handmade or mass-produced craft objects. Even if we don't make a conscious choice of what sort of crafted pieces we keep around us, someone else does it for us.

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