December 4, 2004 – January 20, 2005
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery
The tenth annual “Craft Forms” attracted a recordbreaking 789 entries by craft artists from the United States. Melissa Post, juror for “Craft Forms 2004,” chose 87 objects, by 74 artists from 26 states, for this year’s show. She also will select x craft artists to receive prize awards totaling $3,000.
An expert in the fine and decorative arts, Ms. Post is the Curator of Craft + Design at The Mint Museums. She has organized and curated exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Bard Graduate Center and the Corning Museum of Glass, where she was interim curator, as well as at The Mint Museums. She has lectured at museums throughout the United States, on topics including the history of craft and design, and has juried art and craft exhibitions.
Geoffrey D Giles, Self Portrait, Cultivated Perception
Jesse Mathes, Elizabethan Gown
Adrienne Dellinger, Cruet Set
Lindsay Feuer, Hybrid Series No.1
Ann Coddington Rast, caduceus
Brent Skidmore, Blonde Variables of a Canyon
JoAnn Baumann, Not This One
Frankie Flood, Psycho Pizza Cadillac
Renée Zettle-Sterling, Survival Tip #26
Michael Werner, Steps at La Brea
Joanne Taylor Brown
Michele C. Drivon
Geoffrey D. Giles
John B. Gilliam
Meredith Re Grimsley
Robin L. Haller
Ann Coddington Rast
Michael F. Rohde
Kathleen M. Roig
Corliss and John Rose
Barbara J. Walker
Barbara W. Watler
“Craft Forms 2004” will open with a festive Preview Party on Friday, December 3, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Wayne Art Center. The event will feature a first look at “Craft Forms 2004,” an elegant reception with both martini and wine bars, a silent auction, a holiday craft sale and a fine art sale. Melissa G. Post, juror for “Craft Forms 2004,” will be the special guest. Hors d’oeuvres and dinner will be provided by Jimmy Duffy & Sons Catering and décor by Moore Events and Valley Forge Flowers. Stan Slotter and Paul Gehman will offer improvisational jazz.
“Craft Forms 2004” has been sponsored by The Bryn Mawr Trust Company. Other major sponsors include Complete Financial Outsourcing, Jimmy Duffy & Sons Catering, Susan J. Gerrity Agency, Inc., The Great Frame Up, The Haverford Trust Company, C.F. Holloway III & Company, The Little House Shop & The Little House Shop Stationers, Alan McIlvain Company, Moore Events, Warren Muller, National Penn Bank, Radnor Financial Center, Star Printing, Total Table, Valley Forge Flowers and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Image: Lindsay Feuer